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Monday July 18, 2016 XVI, Edition 288

Cops killed by former Marine



Baton Rouge law enforcement
officers investigating a report of a
man with an assault rifle were
killed Sunday, less than two weeks
after a black man was fatally shot
by police here in a confrontation
that sparked nightly protests that
reverberated nationwide.

Three other officers were wounded, one critically. Police said the
gunman was killed at the scene.
Although he was believed to be
the only person who fired at officers, authorities said they were
unsure whether he had some kind
of help.
We are not ready to say he acted
alone, state police spokesman
Major Doug Cain said. Two per-

sons of interests were detained in

the nearby town of Addis.
A witness described the gunman
as wearing all black and carrying
extra clips of ammunition. He was
identified as Gavin Long of
Kansas City, said East Baton
Rouge Parish Mayor-President
Kip Holden.
The 29-year-old black man
served in the Marines from 2005

Gavin Long

to 2010, reaching the rank of

deployed to Iraq
from June 2008
2009, according to military
awarded several

medals, including one for good

conduct, and received an honorable discharge. His occupational
expertise was listed as data network specialist.
The University of Alabama
issued a statement saying that
Long attended classes for one
semester in spring of 2012. A

See COPS, Page 19

Carpool lane
funds sought
Regional agency seeks federal dollars
to ease bad commute on Highway 101
By Bill Silverfarb


A Highway 101 carpool study

jeopardized by a lack of state funding should move forward as
regional transportation officials
are seeking federal dollars to fill in
the gap.
Express lanes are being eyed to
ease the commute on the San
Mateo County stretch of the
increasingly clogged highway but
a drop in state gas tax revenue
Transportation Commission to
pull about $9.6 million that was
set aside for the study back in May.
To jumpstart the planning

Transportation Commission is
seeking to pull federal dollars
away from area transportation
projects that are languishing to
focus on solving one of the
regions most important traffic
The commission voted to redirect about $8.9 million in federal
transportation funds to study
whether express lanes will be feasible from Whipple Road to the
San Francisco border.
Its about the same dollar
amount C/CAG asked the state
Transportation Commission for

See 101, Page 28

Brent and Marc Goetz are preparing to move their sporting goods store from downtown Redwood City this
weekend to a site on Industrial Road in San Carlos.

Goetz Brothers has new home South City seeking street

After 80 years, sporting goods store leaves downtown Redwood City
By Bill Silverfarb

Bulb installation to start small, may spread


San Carlos has snagged another

business away from Redwood City,
as Goetz Brothers departed downtown this weekend for a new, bigger space on Industrial Road.
The sporting goods store transformed over the years from a card
and gift store when it first opened
in downtown Redwood City in
1937 to a business that rented,
repaired and sold typewriters.
Owner Steve Goetz remembers
the day his family moved the business three doors down on
Broadway to its current location at
2629 Broadway in 1958.

See GOETZ, Page 20

light solutions for safety

By Austin Walsh

Justin Lax specializes in graphic design and printing custom T-shirts at

Goetz Brothers in Redwood City, which relocated to San Carlos.

Dental Implants
Russo Dental

1101 El Camino Real

San Bruno, CA


New, improved street lights

should soon be installed throughout South San Francisco, addressing the concerns of residents who
claimed to feel endangered while
walking neighborhood streets
they believe are too dark at night.
City Manager Mike Futrell told
residents of the Pecks Lot neighborhood gathered at the Martin
Elementary School gymnasium
during a town hall meeting
Thursday, July 14, that light poles
along their streets would be the
first to receive new bulbs.

Highway 101, bounded by Sister
Cities Boulevard to the north and
Airport Boulevard to the east,
should begin receiving the new
lights in the next couple weeks,
said Futrell, and the entire project
should be completed by the end of
Street lighting has become a
contentious issue in South San
Francisco over recent months,
since residents pleaded with city
officials earlier this year to
improve illumination, in hopes of
stemming a string of residential

See LIGHT, Page 20


Monday July 18, 2016


Thought for the Day

While we read history we make history.
George William Curtis, American author-editor (18241892).

This Day in History

14-year-old Romanian gymnast
Nadia Comaneci (koh-muh-NEECH),
Olympics, received the rst-ever perfect score of 10 with her routine on
uneven parallel bars. (Comaneci would go on to receive six
more 10s in Montreal.)


On thi s date:
In A. D. 6 4 , the Great Fire of Rome began, consuming
most of the city for about a week. (Some blamed the re on
Emperor Nero, who in turn blamed Christians.)
In 1 8 7 2 , Britain enacted voting by secret ballot.
In 1 9 2 5 , Adolf Hitler published the rst volume of his
autobiographical screed, Mein Kampf (My Struggle).
In 1 9 4 4 , Hideki Tojo was removed as Japanese premier and
war minister because of setbacks suffered by his country in
World War II. American forces in France captured the
Normandy town of St. Lo.
In 1 9 5 5 , President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Soviet Premier
Nikolai Bulganin, British Prime Minister Anthony Eden
and French Premier Edgar Faure met for a summit in Geneva.
In 1 9 6 9 , Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., left a party on U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) participates in a rehearsal at Quicken Loans Arena as setup continues ahead of the
Chappaquiddick Island near Marthas Vineyard with Mary Jo Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio Sunday.
Kopechne (koh-PEHK-nee), 28; some time later,
Kennedys car went off a bridge into the water. Kennedy was
able to escape, but Kopechne drowned.
TV reports. Officials have not yet conIn 1 9 8 4 , gunman James Huberty opened re at a 14 shot outside
New Hampshire city police use
clusively determined if the body is that
McDonalds fast food restaurant in San Ysidro (ee-SEEPokemon Go to lure fugitives
of Wally, but they believe it is the
droh), California, killing 21 people before being shot dead party in Bakersfield
by police. Walter F. Mondale won the Democratic presidenBAKERSFIELD Attackers have
MANCHESTER, N.H. Police in female whale, the TV station says.
tial nomination in San Francisco.
wounded 14 people, two critically, in a New Hampshires largest city have Officials say they will remove the carshooting after a party in Californias gotten the Pokemon Go bug, trying to cass on Sunday.
Wally was first towed out into the
Central Valley.
lure fugitives with the popular app.
It happened shortly before 1 a.m.
A post on the Manchester Police ocean after washing up on Dockweiler
Saturday in Bakersfield.
Department Facebook page announces State Beach in Los Angeles County
Kern County Sheriffs spokesman that police recently detected one of the before the Fourth of July weekend.
Ray Pruitt tells KNX-AM radio that more rare Pokemon characters a
The decaying carcass was towed
homeowners allowed their daughter to Charizard in the booking area. The again a week later when it drifted
host the party. She promoted it on post invites those whose names toward San Pedro. Wally was spotted
social media and about 150 people appear on a list linked to the post to be near Newport Beach on July 10 and was
arrived many uninvited.
one of the lucky ones to come cap- towed out a third time but drifted back
The parents broke up the party and ture the Charizard.
on July 11 and had to be removed
the visitors mainly 15- to 18-yearThe list includes the names of the again.
Actress Kristen Bell olds streamed into the front yard and more than 500 fugitives on the departSinger Martha
White ex-officer charged in
ments wanted persons roundup.
is 36.
Reeves is 75.
M.I.A. is 41.
Pruitt says thats when three people
death of black Atlanta man
Former Sen. John Glenn, D-Ohio, is 95. Skating champion came up the street and opened fire on
post has yet to net an arrest. But its
and commentator Dick Button is 87. Musician Brian Auger is the crowd. At least one person reportATLANTA Court records show a
been popular with its Facebook fol77. Actor James Brolin is 76. Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Torre edly fired back.
lowers. Since the post went up late white former Atlanta police officer
is 76. Country-rock singer Craig Fuller (Pure Prairie League) is
The Bakersfield Californian reports Saturday night, its captured more than who fatally shot a black motorist has
67. Actress Audrey Landers is 60. Rock musician Nigel Twist that children as young as 13 were shot, 13,000 likes.
been arrested.
(The Alarm) is 58. Actress Anne-Marie Johnson is 56. Actress running to escape the two gun-wieldFulton County jail records show
Elizabeth McGovern is 55. Rock musician John Hermann ing teenagers and a third who police Dead whale that keeps floating
James R. Burns was arrested Saturday
(Widespread Panic) is 54. Talk show host/actress Wendy suspect were tossed from the house to coast may have returned
on charges including felony murder in
the June 22 shooting of Devaris Caine
Williams is 52. Actor Vin Diesel is 49. Retired NBA All-Star party and came back for revenge.
ENCINITAS, Calif. Officials say a Rogers. Burns told investigators he
People were hit in the arms, legs and
Penny Hardaway is 45. Alt-country singer Elizabeth Cook is
44. Actor Eddie Matos is 44. MLB All-Star Torii Hunter is 41. chest. The critically injured are expect- dead whale that keeps returning to the shot a car that was trying to run me
Southern California coast after being over and kill me. But a police internal
ed to survive.
towed out to the ocean might have affairs investigation found that eviAuthorities
by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek
floated back to the coast again.
been gang-related.
dence contradicted Burns version of
Unscramble these four Jumbles,
The Californian reports that the
Encinitas lifeguards say a whale what happened. It showed that Burns
one letter to each square,
number of violent shootings in the body that came ashore Saturday at shot into a vehicle not knowing
to form four ordinary words.
Bakersfield area has risen to at least 50 Grandview Beach had been decaying in whether 22-year-old Rogers was the
since the start of April.
the water for about two weeks, KABC- person hed been called to investigate.

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Wheeler Plaza demo to start

San Carlos property to change hands to developer

This month, KB Homes will take over

ownership of Wheeler Plaza in San Carlos
as it prepares to build a condominium complex in the heart of downtown.
The developer then plans to start demolishing buildings on San Carlos Avenue and
Laurel and Walnut streets starting in August
to make way for a new mixed-used development featuring 109 condominiums for sale
and 10,000 square feet of new retail space on
about 2.65 acres.
The proposal to redevelop the plaza first
came before the council nearly 20 years
It was also delayed in recent years as the
city and state grappled over a couple of
properties once owned by the citys redevelopment agency, which was dissolved in
KB Homes plans to start building a parking garage at 616 Laurel St., the former
Foodville site, in mid-October that will take
up to 14 months to complete.
A transformer will be installed and utility
undergrounding is also planned for midOctober that will take about 10 weeks to
complete. The developer and city officials
are working with Pacific Gas and Electric,
however, to expedite the process.
After the parking garage is open to the
public, construction will then start on the
condominiums which is expected to be completed by 2019.
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Local briefs
Man faces two years prison
for assault with knife, pick
A San Mateo man accused of assault with a
deadly weapon pleaded no contest
Wednesday in a Redwood City courtroom to
the charges, San Mateo County prosecutors
Derrick Ornelas, 55, of San Mateo, was
rummaging through his victims unlocked
car at 3:50 p.m. Saturday March 12 when the
victim approached him.
Ornelas allegedly took some of the victims property and ran, according to prosecutors. She chased after him when he
allegedly turned on her and slashed her
abdomen with a knife, causing a minor cut.
The victim then ran and called 911, prosecutors said.
The victim got a miniature baseball bat
and began searching for Ornelas. She confronted him when she found him.
Allegedly, Ornelas picked up a gardening
pick, which is similar to a pickaxe and
swung at the victim who hit him in the head
with the bat, according to prosecutors.
In anger, Ornelas allegedly smashed the
windows of two cars with the pick and ran
Police allegedly found him sitting on his
porch a few blocks from the where the
assault occurred, prosecutors said.
Ornelas told police he was attacked by the
victim, according to prosecutors.
Ornelas faces up to two years in prison but
could receive probation. He is to be sentenced at 9 a.m. Sept. 9
Ornelas is out of custody on $50,000 bail
His attorney Dean Johnson did not immediately return a call for comment.

Resident escapes injury

in armed robbery
A Menlo Park resident escaped injury in
an armed robbery Wednesday night, police
Officers were dispatched at 10:22 p.m. to
the 1300 block of Chilco Street on a report
of the robbery.
The victim told officers that he arrived
home from work and got out of his car when
two suspects approached him.
Give me what you have, one suspect
said as he pointed a knife at the victim.
The second suspect stood behind the vic-

Monday July 18, 2016

Police reports
Road warrior
A man was arrested after he was found to
be intoxicated and his vehicle was linked
to two destroyed road signs near Kelly
Lane and Millbrae Avenue in Millbrae
before 3:10 a.m. Friday, July 8.

Di s turbance. An unknown person broke a
window to enter a residence then fled after
being confronted on the 1000 block of
Crestview Drive before 10:41 a.m. Monday,
July 11.
DUI. A 22-year-old San Francisco woman
was found to be intoxicated after hitting a
fire hydrant near California and Murchison
drives before 1:38 a.m. Sunday, July 10.
Burg l ary. An unknown person stole four
cases of alcohol and three coolers from a
store on the first block of Murchison Drive
before 7:38 p.m. Friday, July 8.

Wheeler Plaza will feature 109 condominiums for sale in downtown San Carlos.
will start in January or February as the
Wheeler Plaza site will be fenced off for site
preparation and grading.
The developer has leased space from
SamTrans to use its parking garage at 1250
San Carlos Ave. for overflow valet parking
once spaces fill up at the Laurel Street lot,
according to a staff report by Community
Development Director Al Savay.
Employee permit and construction parking will also be provided at a vacant property along El Camino Real south of Arroyo
Avenue owned by SamTrans.
The Clark Plaza parking area west of the
tim with a tire iron, police said.
The victim gave the suspects his wallet,
which the suspects took and emptied of
$800 before dropping the wallet on the
ground near the victims car.
Both suspects were last seen running
south on Hamilton Avenue and both are still
at large.
Police are describing one suspect as a
black man in his 20s, about 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing between 180 and 200
pounds. He was wearing a black ski mask
that covered his head except for his eyes.
He also had on a black sweater and black
Adidas sweat pants with white stripes on the
Police are describing the other suspect as
a Hispanic man or a Pacific Islander in his
20s, about 6 feet tall and weighing about
180 pounds.
He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt
with the hood pulled over his head and the
strings of the hood tied, which limited the
view of his face.
He also had on black jeans, police said.
Anyone who has more information about
the robbery is asked to call investigating
Officer Russell at (650) 330-6300 or the
anonymous tip line at (650) 330-6395.

Daughter pleads no contest to

felony elder abuse of mother
An East Palo Alto woman accused of failing to take care of her sick mother pleaded
no contest Thursday to felony elder abuse,
San Mateo County prosecutors said.
Pamela Neeley, 51, made the plea at about
1:30 p.m. in a Redwood City courtroom
after a family friend in January discovered
Neeleys mother had been neglected and was
lying on the floor.
The friend called paramedics and firefighters who found Neeleys mother was malnourished and only 92 pounds, prosecutors said.
According to prosecutors, Neeleys mother was also septic in addition to having
advanced ulcers. Some were down to the
bone, according to prosecutors.
Neeley was responsible for changing her
mothers diapers, but Neeley did not know
how often she changed them, prosecutors
At times, Neeley left her mother lying on
the couch without any diapers, according to
Paramedics discovered Neeleys mother
with grossly soiled diapers and feces that
had leaked onto the furniture and dried. It

shops on the 700 block of Laurel Street will

be shut off to employee parking so more
customers can access nearby shops.
Private property owners in the area have
also expressed willingness to lease out
space for parking if needed, according to
Savays report.
The City Council got an update on the
projects timeline at its Monday night
p to learn more about the project.

Burg l ary. Someone broke into a vehicle

and stole a GPS device and other items on
Rollins Road before 9:19 a.m. Tuesday, July
Fraud. A man and woman were seen dropping of fraudulent prescriptions on El
Camino Real before 10:59 p.m. Monday,
July 11.
Mal i ci o us mi s chi ef. A homeless woman
was seen throwing a garbage can at a business window cracking it on Burlingame
Avenue before 7:18 p.m. Monday, July 11.
Drunk dri v er. A drunk driver nearly struck
another vehicle near Old Bayshore
Boulevard and Stanton Road before 6:07
p.m. Monday, July 11.


Monday July 18, 2016


Judge reignites debate over researching jurors online

By Sudhin Thanawala


prospective jurors Facebook,
Twitter and other social media
accounts is common practice for
many attorneys looking to spot
biases that might cost their
clients a fair trial.
The American Bar Association
has said the searches are ethical,
and a ruling by the Missouri
Supreme Court bolstered arguments that attorneys have a duty
to do online research of prospective jurors. Still, some judges

have deemed the online searches

invasive and banned them.
Now, a federal judges ruling in a
copyright battle between Silicon
Valley heavyweights Oracle and
Google has reignited debate about
the practice while also offering a
potential middle ground.
U. S. District Judge William
Alsup, raising concerns about
prospective jurors privacy, said
attorneys could research the jury
panel, but would have to inform it
in advance of the scope of the
online sleuthing and give the
potential jurors a chance to
change online privacy settings.

Otherwise, they had to agree to

forego the searches.
Alsup said prospective jurors are
not celebrities or public figures
... but good citizens commuting
from all over our district, willing
to serve our country.
Their privacy matters, the
judge said in March.
Attorneys for Google and Oracle
agreed to do without the searches.
The ruling prompted a fresh
wave of discussion in legal circles
about how aggressively attorneys
should be allowed to investigate
jurors online personas and how
beneficial the searches are.

What Judge Alsup has done is

truly unique, said Thaddeus
Hoffmeister, a professor at the
University of Dayton School of
Law who studies the impact of
social media on the legal system.
This may be a route other judges
suggest going forward.
Prosecutors in a recent criminal
case accusing FedEx of drug trafficking requested that a judge issue
the same ultimatum as Alsup.
FedEx objected, and the issue
became moot after the judge, not a
jury, heard the case. All charges
were dismissed against the shipping giant in June.

We as a society want the attorneys and litigants to know enough

about these people so they can
legitimately get rid of those who
know about the case or have a
bias, said Greg Hurley, a lawyer
who studies juries at the National
Center for State Courts. On the
other hand, we dont want people
digging into the jurors private
Paula Frederick, who chaired the
American Bar Association committee that in 2014 gave the green
light to researching jurors social
media sites, said people understand
their postings arent private.

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Monday July 18, 2016

Police tackle rise in gambling slaphouses

By Amy Taxin

suburban California cul-de-sac
where neighbors hang wind
chimes and grow rose bushes, one
three-bedroom house stood out. At
night, dozens of cars swarmed outside. Groups of young women
headed inside the fenced-off home
dotted with security cameras. The
next morning, the street was littered with syringes.
What looked like a typical single-family home in a suburban
neighborhood on the edge of
Orange Countys Little Saigon had
been turned into an illegal gambling house where betters plunked
down thousands in cash and stolen
credit cards during all-night
binges fueled by drinking and
Over the past three years, police
in the largely Vietnamese area said
theyve found more than a dozen
of these homes run by gangs. In
some cases, police were tipped off
by neighbors tired of the noise
and traffic; in others, they were led
there after a fight landed one of the
gamblers in the hospital.
Inside the homes, players try
their hand at video poker or black-

jack. But one of the biggest draws

is a six-seater table featuring a
video game that gamblers play for
money. The game earned the
homes the name slaphouses as
the sound of players pounding
their hands on the game controls
can be heard outside.
They dont just go there for an
hour, theyll be there for hours on
end, said Westminster police Sgt.
Darin Upstill, adding that the
objective of the game is to shoot
out fire and kill a dragon. Now,
who is financing it is another
story. Thats what were trying to
figure out.
Gambling has long been popular in the Vietnamese community
that settled in Orange County after
the fall of Saigon in 1975 and has
since grown to 200,000.
For years, authorities said,
Vietnamese coffeehouses featured
machines rigged for poker, blackjack and other games where owners could flip a switch and turn the
screens back to run-of-the-mill
video games when police walked
in the door.
Authorities said the coffeehouses were drawing drug dealing, fraud
and gang activity along with the
gamblers. In 2011, police in the
Orange County city of Garden

Grove raided more than a dozen

machines and $150,000 in cash.
Weeks later, the city passed a
law banning arcade games from
coffee houses. Since then, Garden
Grove police have detected at least
15 illegal gambling houses in residential areas, said police Lt. Tom
Moving gambling into residential neighborhoods makes it
tougher for police to detect, since
they need a warrant to get in.
Neighbors are often afraid to
report the homes to police even
when they draw drug use and other

Bac Duong, an Orange County
inmate who escaped from jail earlier this year and led California
authorities on a weeklong manhunt, was charged with shooting a
man outside one such house in
nearby Santa Ana, authorities
Its a hub for organized crime,
DaRi said. Off a slaphouse,
$100,000 a month easy.
Gambling is lucrative for gangs
because the profits are high and
the risk is low compared with drug

dealing and fraud, which carry

higher penalties.
Police in largely suburban
Orange County are trying to dig
deeper into the slaphouses, which
are usually set up in rental homes.
At least one person lives in the
house and provides security. Cash
is regularly moved out to reduce
the risk of theft, and gamblers
need a trusted contact to get in.

Little Saigon
Underground gambling has
roots in diverse communities and
unique to
Vietnamese. But gambling is popular in Little Saigon, where large
billboards beckon players to
legitimate casinos in Southern
Dr. Timothy Fong, co-director
of the Gambling Studies Program
at University of California, Los
Angeles, said gambling is accessible and culturally acceptable in
many immigrant communities,
especially among Asians where
risk-taking is encouraged and betting seen as a way of testing fate.
It is very steeped in tradition,
Fong said. You are supposed to
take huge risks and you are supposed to go big.
Most gamblers frequent legiti-

Hundreds attend rappers gang summit


LOS ANGELES An overflow crowd

gathered Sunday at a community center
in south Los Angeles for an anti-gang
summit organized by the rapper The
The Game called the town hall style
meeting with Los Angeles-area gang
members to discuss ways to curb violence. He put the word out last week on
social media, inviting leaders of the
Crips, Bloods and other street gangs
to come together for Time To Unite:
United Hoods + Gangs Nation.

Charlie Beck, performer will i. am,
along with antigang activists and
gang members were
inside the center.
Outside, the crowd
was peaceful and
The Game
water was being
handed out to help battle the heat.
Before going inside, Beck chatted
with the crowd outside, but it was
unclear whether he would speak during

the meeting. Beck shook hands with

The Game and the two hugged.
Beck said the meeting was a step in
the right direction toward peace, especially considering the police shootings Sunday morning in Baton Rouge,
Beck said LAPD would double air for
officers on the ground who respond to
Were making sure that theres no
one-person cars responding to emergency calls, Beck said, adding that
beginning Monday, all officers would
be in uniform.

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mate casinos, but a few are drawn

underground, he said.
Gambling aside, Dan Nguyen,
manager of Cafe Di Vang 2, said
customers often played arcade
games for fun at his Garden Grove
coffeehouse until police banned
them during the gambling crackdown.
He said hes since lost customers and revenue to venues in
neighboring cities that dont face
the same restrictions.
I wish I could have five or six
games for my customers, so they
could come here, and play a little
bit, Nguyen said as scantily-clad
waitresses served coffee to
patrons watching soccer matches
on flat-screen TVs.

Just a few miles away, half a
dozen men sipped iced drinks at a
Westminster while playing on
game machines.
Upstill said he expects his city
will also eventually move to strip
arcade games from coffeehouses to
prevent gambling there, but for
now theyre focused on dealing
with slaphouses.
You shut them down enough
times, theyll be out, he said.


Monday July 18, 2016


Black cops living in two worlds

By Lisa Marie Pane

DALLAS In the aftermath of

the deadly attack on Dallas officers, the citys police chief issued
an appeal to blacks: If you want to
change law enforcement, join us.
Apply to become a cop.
Chelsea Whitaker heeded that
call nearly a decade ago, long
before the fatal police shootings
in Ferguson, Missouri, and North
Charleston, South Carolina, and
elsewhere that energized the Black
Lives Matter movement.
Now she finds herself living in
two worlds.
Whitaker is a police officer
whos been cursed at and attacked
while making an arrest. Shes also
a black woman who has faced the
indignity of being asked if she
belongs where she is, even while
using the citys gas pumps to fill
up her department-issued vehicle.

In this era of
d i s t r u s t
between blacks
Wh i t ak er
has an opportunity to help
dominated by
fears and our prejudices. Weve got
to do better, she said. We cant
just jump to What this white person did is racist or What this
black person did is criminal.
In the days after the sniper slayings, Police Chief David Brown
urged blacks to leave the protests
and join the department to work
for change from within.
Like most U.S. cities, the Dallas
department has struggled to diversify its ranks. While the city is
composed mostly of blacks and

Hispanics, the police force is still

dominated by whites, which make
up about half of the department.
The rest of the force is 26 percent black and 20 percent
Hispanic. The city is about 28 percent white, 25 percent black and
42 percent Hispanic.
The police chief, a black man
who rose through the ranks during
a three-decade career, challenged
protesters to be part of the solution.
Serve your community. Dont
be a part of the problem, he said.
Were hiring. Get off of that
protest line and put your application in.
Whitaker, who turns 34 next
week, is well known in Texas. A
former point guard on the Baylor
University squad that won the
2005 NCAA championship, she
later played professionally in
Israel and Turkey before returning to Texas and joining the

Shes now a detective in the
criminal intelligence unit and
attends law school. She comes
from a family of public servants:
Her brother and father work for the
fire department. Her mother is a
retired probation officer.
Since becoming an officer in
2007, shes seen both ends of the
spectrum. Many blacks who distrust officers based on years of
harassment and excessive force
are quick to view every police
interaction as racist. Many white
officers are fearful that crime or
danger is just one stop away.
Shes found herself in the middle, trying to explain to black
people that she and fellow officers
arent all out to get them and
insisting to white colleagues that
many blacks, including herself,
are stopped for no apparent reason
and challenged about their activities.

patrolling, she was infuriated by
people hurting each other, committing crimes or cursing her out
when she was arresting them. She
was trying to help, trying to take
bad guys off the streets, and she
was getting grief for doing her
I let it consume me. I hated it,
she said.
But she started to think more
about the circumstances that lead
someone into a life of crime. She
began to focus on the things she
could do to be a mentor: talking
regularly to a guy she had arrested
and is now in jail, buying a meal
for a girl who had been molested,
bringing a teenager to Wal-Mart
to get her personal hygiene products and teach her how to care for
Her chief lamented the myriad of

See COPS, Page 28

Harlem could soon have first Dominican-American in Congress

By Deepti Hajela

NEW YORK In an election year filled

with debate over immigration, Adriano
Espaillat hopes his personal story makes
its own statement. After living at one point
in the country without documentation, he
could become the first Dominican-American
in Congress.
After winning the Democratic primary in
a strongly Democratic district that includes
Harlem and parts of the Bronx, Espaillat is
heavily favored in Novembers general
election to succeed the long-serving Rep.
Charles Rangel, who is retiring.

It would break new

ground for the historically black district, which
includes Harlem and has
been represented by only
two African-Americans,
Clayton Powell Jr.
before him, for more
than 70 years even as
Hispanics have been the
majority in the district
for at least the past several years.
As an immigrant, Espaillat sees his rise
as a strong message against the intolerance thats being spewed by the Trumps of

the world. He was especially looking forward to seeing how his story could resonate
in Congress, especially among those
opposed to immigration reform.
How will they feel knowing that I have
the same vote as they have on the floor of
Congress? he said. I would love to see
what the reaction is.
Espaillat, a 61-year-old state senator
whose resume also includes the state
Assembly and years spent in community
work, has come a long way from his introduction to the U.S. as a 9-year-old on vacation in 1964.
That trip started out as a visit to grandparents, who were already in New York City,
but continued past the expiration of his
familys visa. His grandparents petitioned
for the family to gain U.S. residency, but
they lived in the country without legal
authorization for several months in
Manhattans Washington Heights neighborhood while waiting for paperwork.
His grandmother worried about immigration officials deporting them and often

warned the young Espaillat and his brother

to be careful when they went out. In the
neighborhood, he said, there was a level of
fear ... that Immigration would come in, at
any time.
Espaillat said that perspective gives me
an advantage, a clear advantage, because I
see life through a different optic.
Having any kind of immigrant worldview
would definitely put him in the very small
minority in Congress. According to the Pew
Research Center, only six members of the
current 114th Congress immigrated to the
U.S., and out of more than 12,000 who have
served in Congress in the countrys history,
only 407 were foreign-born.
It was unclear whether any of those foreign-born members had also ever been in
the country without legal authorization.
The Office of the Historian for the House of
Representatives doesnt collect information on ancestry or status unless a representative self-identifies it and couldnt deter-

See FIRST, Page 28



Monday July 18, 2016

Trump ready to complete improbable rise

By Steve Peoples

CLEVELAND A year ago, few

imagined Donald Trump as a headline speaker at the Republican
National Convention let alone
as its star.
Back then, maybe the billionaire New Yorker was alone in
thinking he would arrive in
Cleveland this week as the GOPs
presumptive nominee for president. There are still some
Republicans trying to stop him,
but the partys four-day coronation of its unlikely White House
hopeful will complete his rise
from real estate mogul to potential
leader of the free world.
It was quite a journey,
Republican National Committee
Chairman Reince Priebus said.
Not just what he was able to do in
getting more votes than any
Republican in the history of our

party, but do it
with 16 people
running. It is a
Indeed, the
opened his campaign as a late
Donald Trump night
punchline will
face the nation as the Republican
Party standard-bearer, delivering
what could be the most watched
convention speech of all time.
Trump will do so in a time of
tumult at home and abroad.
Authorities said three police
officers were shot and killed
Louisiana, where the slaying of a
black man by white police officers
this month led to protests nationwide and heightened concerns
about the state of race relations in

Trump quickly blamed a lack of

leadership for that shooting, taking to his Twitter and Facebook
pages to say he was grieving for
the offers killed.
We demand law and order,
Trump wrote.
In the days before, Trumps
choice of Indiana Gov. Mike
Pence as his running mate was
overshadowed by a terror attack in
France and attempted coup in
Protests are widely expected outside the Quicken Loans Arena in
Cleveland, where the citys police
chief, Calvin Williams, said
Sunday that it seems everyone is
coming to town to exercise their
First Amendment rights.
The circumstances only add to
the attention placed on Trump and
his politically incorrect and
unscripted campaign, which has
successfully tapped into a wave of
populist anger that few others saw

Obama urges Americans to tamp

down on inflammatory rhetoric

WASHINGTON Confronting another

killing of police officers, President Barack
Obama on Sunday urged Americans to tamp
down inflammatory words and actions as a
violent summer collides with the nations
heated presidential campaign.
Obama said the motive behind Sundays
killing of three officers in Baton Rouge,
Louisiana, was still unknown. It was the latest in a string of deadly incidents involving
law enforcement, including the police
shooting of a black man in Baton Rouge
and the killing of five officers in Dallas.
We as a nation have to be loud and clear
that nothing justifies attacks on law
enforcement, Obama said.
The president spoke on the eve of the
Republican Partys national convention,
where Donald Trump will officially accept
the GOP nomination. The businessman has
cast the recent incidents as a sign that the
country needs new leadership, often using
heated rhetoric to make his point.
Every one right now focus on words and
actions that can unite this country rather
than divide it further, Obama said.

The president spoke earlier Sunday with

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and Baton
Rouge Mayor Kip Holden to hear the latest
on the investigation into the shootings and
pledge federal support.
Obama has spent most of the last week
focused on defusing tensions and rebuilding
trust between police departments and the
communities they serve.
On July 7, an Army veteran opened fire on
law enforcement in Dallas, killing five and
wounding seven other officers. The shooter,
who was black, said he wanted to kill white
people, especially white officers. Obama
spoke at the memorial service for the officers killed and told Americans not to
despair, that the nation is not as divided as
it might seem.
The next day, Obama held an extraordinary four-hour meeting at the White Houses
executive offices with police officers, community activists and elected leaders, emerging from the session saying were not even
close to the point where minority communities could feel confident that police
departments were serving them with respect
and equality or where police departments
could feel adequately supported at all levels.

as the race for president began

more than a year ago.
Trump has thrilled supporters
with a willingness to hurl insults
at Democrats and Republican
alike, tearing them down them
with pet nicknames: Little
Marco and Crooked Hillary
among them. Yet his lack of discipline and disorganized campaign
has turned off many Republican
leaders. His blunt tone and aggressive approach to immigration and
terrorism has done the same with
key segments of general election
voters: women, blacks and
Hispanics, especially.
According to any number of
preference polls, Trump heads into
the convention as one of the most
unpopular major party nominees
All of it makes the convention
starting Monday must-see TV.
He doesnt have natural filters, New York GOP Chairman Ed

Cox said. Lets see about the

acceptance speech. Thats probably going to be the most watched
acceptance speech ever, because
its going to be dramatic. People
dont know exactly what its
going to be.
An estimated 30 million people
watched 2012 nominee Mitt
Romney address the convention
four years ago. After setting ratings records throughout the
Republican primary season,
Trump could very well shatter that
But what those tuning in will
see between the chairmans opening gavel Monday afternoon and
when roughly 125,000 balloons
fall from the rafters at Quicken
Loans Arena at the end of Trumps
speech Thursday night remains, to
a large degree, a mystery.
We want America to understand

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6,000 detained after failed coup attempt


ISTANBUL Following a failed

coup against Turkish President
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the government moved swiftly Sunday to
shore up his power and remove
those perceived as an enemy, saying it has detained 6,000 people.
The crackdown targeted not only
generals and soldiers, but a wide
swath of the judiciary that has
sometimes blocked Erdogan, raising concerns that the effort to oust
him will push Turkey even further
into authoritarian rule.
Friday nights sudden uprising
by a faction of the military
appeared to take the government
and much of the world by surprise.
The plotters sent warplanes firing on key government installations and tanks rolling into major
cities, but it ended hours later
when loyal government forces

Recep Tayyip

regained control of the military, and civilians took to the

streets in support
least 294 people were killed
and more than
1,400 wounded,
the government

On Sunday, Prime Minister
Binali Yildirim said the coup had
failed and life has returned to normal.
Another calamity has been
thwarted, Yildirim said in Ankara
after visiting state TRT television, which had been seized by
soldiers supporting the coup.
However, our duty is not over. We
shall rapidly conduct the cleansing operation so that they cannot
again show the audacity of coming

against the will of the people.

Yildirim said those involved
with the failed coup will receive
every punishment they deserve.
Erdogan suggested that Turkey
might reinstate capital punishment, which was legally abolished in 2004 as part of the countrys bid to join the European
Even before the weekend chaos
in Turkey, the NATO member and
key Western ally in the fight
against the Islamic State group
had been wracked by political turmoil that critics blamed on
Erdogans increasingly heavyhanded rule. He has shaken up the
government, cracked down on dissent, restricted the media and
renewed fighting with Kurdish
Speaking to a large crowd of
supporters in front of his Istanbul
Erdogan responded to frequent

calls of We want the death penalty! by saying: We hear your

request. In a democracy, whatever
the people want they will get.
Grief-stricken relatives in
Ankara and Istanbul buried those
killed in the coup attempt, and
prayers for the dead were read
simultaneously at noon Sunday at
85, 000
Erdogan attended a funeral for his
campaign manager Erol Olcak and
his 16-year-old son, Abdullah
Tayyip Olcak. The president wept
and vowed to take the country forward in unity and solidarity.
The governments announcement that 6,000 people had been
detained including three top
generals and hundreds of soldiers
suggested a wide conspiracy.
Observers said the scale of the
crackdown, especially against
the judiciary, indicated the government was taking the opportunity to further consolidate

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Erdogans power.
The factions within the military opposed to Erdogan who did
this just gave him carte blanche to
crack down not only on the military but on the judiciary, said
Aykan Erdemir, a former lawmaker
from the main opposition party
and now a senior fellow at the
U. S. -based
Defense of Democracies. The
coup plotters couldnt have helped
Erdogan more.
The rapid suppression of the
putsch was greeted by Turks across
the political spectrum with opposition parties joining to condemn
it. In a half-dozen cities, tens of
thousands marched throughout the
day after officials urged them to
defend democracy and back
Erdogan, Turkeys top politician
for 13 years.
crowds rallied in Istanbuls Taksim

2 more arrests in
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NICE, France French authorities detained two more

people Sunday and released the estranged wife of the slain
Nice truck attacker from custody as they tried to determine
whether he had been an Islamic extremist or just a very
angry man.
The Bastille Day carnage wrought by Mohamed Lahouaiej
Bouhlel on the seafront of this southern Mediterranean city
claimed the lives of at least 84 people and wounded 202,
including many tourists from other countries.
About 85 people remained hospitalized Sunday, and of
those, 18 including a child were still in life-threatening
condition, Health Minister Marisol Touraine told reporters
on a visit to the city.
The Paris prosecutors office said only 35 bodies have
been definitively identified so far, carried out by specialists
with a judicial official present. That left 49 bodies still
without identification. Touraine also said one of the hospitalized wounded still has not been identified.
A man and a woman were detained Sunday morning in
Nice, according to an official with the Paris prosecutors
office, which oversees national terrorism investigations.
Shortly afterward, Bouhlels estranged wife, who was
arrested Friday, was released from custody, according to an
official in the Paris prosecutors office. She is the mother of
Bouhlels three children and was in the process of divorcing

Tainted liquor kills

at least 19, blinds 6
in northern India

LUCKNOW, India At least 19 people died and six others were blinded after drinking toxic bootleg liquor in
northern India, police said Sunday.
Another 50 people fell ill after consuming the homebrewed liquor on Friday and were being treated in hospitals
in Etah district in Uttar Pradesh state, said senior police
officer Ajay Shankar Rai. The Press Trust of India news
agency put the death toll at 21.
Illicit liquor is a hugely profitable industry across India,
where bootleggers pay no taxes and sell enormous quantities of their product. The manufacturers operate from
homes, hidden warehouses and even forests.
Rai said the victims bought the liquor from a village shop
on Friday evening and started falling ill and dying. The
shop owner, who has been arrested, was selling pouches of
tainted liquor for 15 rupees (4 cents) each, six times cheaper than the legal drink, he said.
Most of the victims were poor farmers and laborers looking for a cheap means of intoxication.



Civilian deaths from drone strikes

Other voices

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n a show of shocking imprecision, the White House recently

released statistics on the number
of civilians killed by U.S. drone
strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Africa
during President Obamas seven years
in ofce.
The imprecision is evident in two
ways, and it encourages practical and
philosophical questions about the
drone attacks that play a large role in
Americas war on terrorism.
First, there are the statistics themselves. Theyre an insult to the word
estimate. According to the administrations rst-ever report of this kind,
as few as 64 and as many as 116 noncombatants have been killed, along
with between 2,372 and 2,581 enemy
combatants, in 473 unmanned aircraft
strikes aimed at suspected terrorists
and their leaders.
Thats quite a range: 64 to 116.
Americans wouldnt accept such inexactitude in a calorie count; we certainly shouldnt accept it in a casualty
count of apparently innocent people.
And an accurate number of dead
civilians may not fall within that
range, given that independent organizations that keep track of reports of
U.S. drone strikes believe the real toll

is as high as about 800. The website

Long War Journal counts 207 civilian
deaths in Pakistan and Yemen, the
think tank New America counts 216
in those countries, and the news
organization Bureau of Investigative
Journalism says the range is 380 to
Second, theres what the statistics
say about those drone strikes.
Part of the supposed point of using
armed drones is that compared to
bombs from manned aircraft, theyre
more accurate at hitting small targets.
Collateral damage is supposed to be
minimized. Civilian deaths should be
few the strikes more humane.
But these numbers, especially the
larger private estimates, suggest that
advantage is overstated.
The implications are fodder for critics of President Obamas stepped-up
use of drones. Maybe thats why the
administration rolled out the numbers
on the Friday before the Fourth of
Note that the numbers dont include
civilian deaths from drone strikes in
Afghanistan, Iraq or Syria. They
cover only places where the U.S. is
not engaged in active hostilities.
To his credit, the president issued an

executive order on the day of the data

release making protection of civilians a priority for military planning.
But good intentions wont satisfy
those who say drone strikes, controlled by personnel at video screens
thousands of miles away, sanitize the
tragedy of civilian casualties.
While Americans debating how to
ght terrorism may disagree on how
many dead foreign civilians is too
many, we shouldnt ignore the question of drone-strikes big-picture
effectiveness. Do they debilitate the
enemy and discourage would-be terrorists? Or does anger at the killing of
civilians drive more young men and
women toward terrorist recruiters?
Isnt the killing of civilians what
were ghting against?
Last month, this editorial board
called on Congress to give the president authority to use military force
against ISIS. At the same time, the
board said U.S. leaders must clearly
delineate our aims as well as limits
that keep military and police action
within the bounds of American values.
They can begin to better dene the
mission by asking hard questions
about the vague, barely believable
data released on July 1 and the drone
strategy itself.

Letters to the editor

Minimum wage
I support the minimum wage being
considered by the San Mateo City
Council and I support unions (San
Mateo considers phasing in wage
hike in the July 16 edition of the
Daily Journal). Shouldnt the minimum apply to everyone even
employees covered by collective bargaining? Perhaps someone could
Kudos to the City Council for helping to close the enormous local wage

Tom Huening
San Mateo

This deal has made both the region

and the world more stable and safe.
However, this week some members of
Congress have tried to undermine the
deal with new legislation and the
same old tired arguments. This legislation is not only short-sighted, it is
dangerous. It would remove the safeguards blocking Iran from a potential
nuclear bomb and put our country
back on the path to war.
The Iran deal is a victory for
America. It not only makes us, and
the world, safer, it helps avoid a costly and devastating war with Iran. We
must not abandon the deal in favor of
a failed policy of sabre rattling and

Ciara Preston
Redwood City

The Iran nuclear deal is working

One year ago, Iran and the United
States announced that they had
accomplished a historic diplomatic
victory. The Joint Comprehensive
Plan of Action, more commonly
known as the Iran deal, denitively
blocked every potential Iranian pathway to a bomb, put inspectors on the
ground with unprecedented access and
averted a war between the United
States and Iran.

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A great column
I thoroughly enjoyed Sue Lemperts
column last Monday (in the July 14
edition of the Daily Journal). She
admires the excellent work done in
Jane Mayers book Dark Money.
It is an effort to inform us of our
governments serious undermining by
those with lots of cash and inuence.
Most of us have indeed heard of the

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Koch brothers and their funding of

groups that stand for a devil take the
hindmost attitude toward the common good. The most dangerous part
is that these groups have in reality a
very long-term goal of totally dominating our political system for their
shortsighted purposes.
I think it is really useful for our
local opinion makers and politicians
to take a leaf from Sues book in not
being afraid to call out the dangerous
effects of unlimited cash upon our
societys political system. Just one
example is the effort by groups such
as Citizens Climate Lobby and their
espousal of a carbon tax levied on
fossil fuel importers and producers to
be paid to the government and then
returned to the taxpayers, rendering it
revenue neutral.
This effort is being stalled by the
various reactionary forces arrayed
against anything that might cause
some short-term pain to the industries that are causing climate change.
The worst part is that all the while
these backward-looking groups pretend to espouse freedom for those
citizens who will indeed be underwater pretty shortly. Bravo Sue!
Mike Caggiano
San Mateo

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know its the rst night of the Republican convention. And maybe its no longer the major news story
but I keep thinking about Ofcer David Chetcuti and
remembering Dallas. When you are a councilmember, you
have a different perspective of the police. You know the
individual members of the force. You know how dedicated
they are to the communities they serve. And while being a
policeman or policewoman in the suburbs is not quite the
challenge as serving in San Francisco, Philadelphia,
Chicago or New York where there is violence every day
and so many diverse populations to protect, often
from each other, still the
men and women who do
this job need our respect
and love, especially at this
Its not often a local
police ofcer gets shot in
the line of duty, but
Millbrae police Ofcer
David Chetcuti did. He wasnt the rst one to re and
he was killed. He had come
to the aid of a San Bruno
policeman who made a trafc stop and noticed the
occupant had a high-powered rie. Chetcuti rode up on his motorcycle, asked the
driver to put down his weapon. Instead, the motorist
picked it up and killed Chetcuti.
When I read about the tragic events of Dallas and about
the two New York policemen who were shot as they sat in
their car I think of Ofcer Chetcuti.
Twenty to 30 marchers in the Dallas protest openly carried military style ries. In Texas, an open carry state, its
not only legal but typical. But the presence of armed protesters openly carrying ries made it more difcult for the
police to distinguish between suspects and marchers.
Ohio, host to tonights convention, is also an open carry
Most of the discussion has been about race, how the
black community distrusts the police and in turn how the
police fear a black man with a gun. Not enough has been
said of the easy access to dangerous weapons which
threatens the life of every police ofcer whether they
work in a big city or a small town.
Whether the owner of the gun is white or black or
brown. Or how the easy access to guns turn some neighborhoods in Oakland, Chicago, Los Angeles,
Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia into war zones. It is
the people who live in these neighborhoods, mostly
black or Hispanic, who depend on the police to protect
them from gang gun ghts where innocent children are
caught in the cross re.
And it is in these same neighborhoods where the police
are viewed by too few as the protector and by too many as
the enemy. Its difcult to erase years of prejudice and
unjust treatment, where too many still feel threatened by a
man in blue.
But if we could dream a bit, how different it would be if
only the police were allowed to carry guns?
If it was only legal in civilian life for the police to own
and, if necessary, use rearms, there would have been no
Dallas where ve ofcers were ambushed by one man with
an assault rie; and no Dallas where President Kennedy
was assassinated; no Ferguson, no Falcon Heights; no
Baton Rouge. No mass shootings like Orlando, Florida;
Blackberry, Virginia; Newton, Connecticut; Chattanooga,
Tennessee; Killeen, Texas; San Ysidro and San
Bernardino, California and Aurora, Colorado. Trayvon
Martin and David Chetcuti would probably still be alive
Black Lives Matter would be about jobs, good schools,
getting rid of drugs and gangs and not about hating cops.
Its not that good people havent tried to restrict the
sale of these weapons to those who shouldnt have them.
But they are up against a manufacturing lobby, the NRA,
which hides behind the Second Amendment and hunters to
increase gun sales no matter what the cost in lives. The
NRA does not care who has or buys a gun. Their mission
is to represent the companies which make guns and to
ght any restriction, however small, on their use and sale.
Its in a way like Kelloggs. The company doesnt care
who buys their Corn Flakes. There could be sinister people out to kill smacking their lips over Rice Krispies
every morning.
Who cares as long as sales are up. The difference is that
cereals dont kill people. Guns do.
Sue Lempert is the former may or of San Mateo. Her column
runs ev ery Monday. She can be reached at sue@smdaily



Monday July 18, 2016


To some, Donald Trump is

desperate bid for survival
By Claire Galofaro

LOGAN, W.Va. Mike Kirk

leans across the counter of the
pawnshop where he works for $11
an hour. Its less than half what he
made in the mines, but the best he
can do these days.
Many of the storefronts on the
narrow downtown streets are
empty. Some of the buildings
burned. Their blackened shells,
condemned signs taped to the
doors, stand as a symbol of how
far theyve fallen.
In 10 years? A ghost town, one
customer offers. Another wonders
if it might simply cease to exist.
There are places like this across
America poor and getting poorer, feeling left behind while the
rest got richer. But nowhere has
the plummet of the white working
class been as merciless as here in
central Appalachia. And nowhere
have the cross-currents of desperation and boiling resentment that
have devoured a presidential race
been on such glaring display.
It used to be that young people
could finish high school and get a
job in the mines that paid enough
to feed their families. Now the
mines are idle.

Families are fleeing.

The population of Logan
County is 35,000, half what it was
50 years ago. More than 96 percent of residents are white; one in
five lives in poverty. Few have
college degrees. Drug abuse is
rampant. The life expectancy for
men is 68 years, eight years shorter than the average American man.
Look around, this town went to
hell, said Kirk, who lost his $28an-hour job on a strip mine and
his three-bedroom house with a
two-car garage.
The unemployment rate is 11
percent, compared to less than 5
percent nationwide. West Virginia
is the only state where less than
half of working-aged people

Anxiety turned to despair, said
James Branscome, a retired managing director of Standard &
Poors. And desperate people,
throughout history, have turned to
tough-talking populists.
And that is how, in one of
Americas forgotten corners, the
road was perfectly paved for the
ascent of Donald Trump. He won
by spectacular margins across the

He offers us hope, Kirk said,

and hopes the one thing we have
Daniel Cox, the research director for the non-profit Public
Religion Research Institute, said
an uneven recovery from the recession lined up with societal shifts
the election of the first nonwhite president and a rising
minority population. It left many
in struggling, blue-collar communities feeling deserted for the sake
of progress someplace else.
When confidence falls, its all
too complicated to understand an
elaborate plan or an articulated
policy, Atwater said. We dont
want to wait for the details; we
dont want to read the footnotes.
Just give me a powerful headline.
Trump promised to build the
wall. Create jobs. Destroy ISIS.
He blamed immigrants and China
and Muslims for Americas woes.
His critics warn that his redblooded, racially tinged rants
threaten to unravel the fabric of
the nation. Here, the same words
translate as truth-telling.
A think tank called the
Economic Innovation Group created the Distressed Communities
Index , which combines several
factors for every county poverty rate, the percentage of people

without a college degree, the number of abandoned homes.

The most distressed patches
stretch through Appalachia and
across the South. Trump won in
rich places and poor places and
places in between. But an analysis
shows that Trumps strongest support increased along with the level
of economic hardship.
In Buchanan County, Virginia, a
quarter of people live in poverty
and one in five live on disability.
In March, 70 percent of primary
voters supported Trump.

Maybe part of it is his ego,
said Gerald Arrington, Buchanan
Countys prosecutor, a 37-yearold Democrat. He voted for Trump.
His ego is going to make him
want to be the greatest president
Albert Adams and a friend quit
their jobs after decades in the
mines and opened up Big Als Auto
and Small Engine Repair in Logan
to try to build a life after coal.
They hung a Make America
Great Again sign over the coffee
Adams doesnt like everything
Trump has to say. He imagines
immigrants are a lot like West

Virginians: doomed by the place

of their birth to be down on their
luck, looking for a better life.
His conundrum is echoed all
over these mountains. People like
Trumps rat-a-tat-tat of promises
and insults so unscripted they figure he couldnt have given it
enough forethought to be pandering. Yet theyre occasionally disturbed by the contents.
Adams business partner, Leslie
Arthur, isnt sure Trump should be
trusted with the nuclear codes.
Mike Honaker, who runs the funeral home, doesnt appreciate how
he talks about women.
But theyre willing to forgive
because they believe the political
machine left them with no other
Coal is all but gone, Adams
knows. There are no factories, no
infrastructure to build any and no
companies that want to relocate
They knew opening this shop
was a gamble. Maybe theyll stay
afloat, maybe they wont. Maybe
Trump can fix it. Maybe it cant be
Sometimes Adams thinks of
packing it all up and moving himself. He figures hed head west,
where the coal seams still run

Tesla working on Autopilot radar changes after crash

By Tom Krisher

DETROIT Tesla Motors is

working on modifications to its
Autopilot system after it failed to
stop for a tractor-trailer rig in a
Florida crash that killed the driver
of a Model S sedan.
CEO Elon Musk, in a Twitter
post Thursday night, said Tesla is
working on improvements to the
radar system. Autopilot uses cameras, radar and computers to detect
objects and automatically brake if

a Tesla vehicle is about to hit

But in the May 7 crash that
killed Joshua D. Brown, 40, of
Canton, Ohio, cameras in his
Tesla Model S failed to distinguish
the white side of a turning tractortrailer from a brightly lit sky, and
the car didnt automatically brake,
the company has said. Signals
from radar sensors also didnt stop
the car, and Brown didnt take control either.
Tesla wouldnt comment Friday
on Musks tweets or possible

changes to Autopilot, which is

being scrutinized by two U. S.
government agencies. Whatever
changes are made have broad
implications for Tesla and other
automakers, who either have similar technology in place or are
about ready to put it on the road as
autonomous driving within the
next decade.
Just after the crash was made
public June 30, Musk gave an
indication in a tweet that the radar
was discounted in the Florida

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crash. His tweet, which since has

been removed from Twitter, said
that radar tunes out objects like
an overhead road sign to avoid
stopping the car for no reason.
Experts say this means that the
radar likely overlooked the tractor-trailer in the Florida crash.
Thursday, Musk tweeted that the
company is working on changes
that would decouple the
Autopilots radar from its cameras
and allow the radar to spot objects
with fewer data points. Car sensors produce so much data that

On the move
S e i l e r LLP, an advisory, tax, and
accounting firm with an office in Redwood
City, announced its 2016 class of new partners: Phuo ng Dang , Eri n Has ti ng s and
El i zabeth Sev i l l a.
Phuong Dang, CPA, has been with Seiler
for over 25 years, and started as a campus
recruit. Phuong has focused his career on
tax advisory and compliance for real estate
and related companies, partnerships, corporations and high-net-worth individuals and
families. Elizabeth Sevilla, CLU, CHFC,
has been promoted to tax partner in the area
of Trust and Estate advisory. She joined the
firm in 2009, and has over 20 years of experience advising clients in the areas of personal and fiduciary income as well as gift
and estate taxation along with personal risk
management, business succession, executive compensation and life insurance tax
and product due diligence issues. Erin
Hastings, CPA, has 15 years of experience

computers cant process it all. So

fewer data points are needed for
self-driving systems to work.
Experts contacted by the
Associated Press say its clear
that Musk is focusing on the
radar so his cars spot tractortrailers in similar circumstances.
It kind of strikes me that theyre
figuring out how to solve that
problem, said Timothy Carone,
an information technology and
analytics professor at the
University of Notre Dame business school.

in audit, accounting and advisory.

Val l e Mako ff LLP, a business litigation law firm, has opened its Silicon Valley
office in Redwood City and welcomes
Litigation Partner Ti mo thy Mi l l er, who
will head the firms new office. The firms
practice focuses on commercial and business litigation involving technology,
media and financial services, including the
complex areas of cybersecurity compliance,
technology IP and trade secrets and business governance litigation.
Miller, who joined Valle Makoff after 14
years as a Skadden litigation partner,
opened the firms Silicon Valley office to
expand Valle Makoffs broad range of commercial and corporate litigation involving
public and private companies and business
The firm was founded by former Skadden
partner Je f f re y Val l e an d Je f f re y
Mako ff (former Skadden associate who
founded a Bay Area litigation boutique in


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to avoid three-game sweep
Monday July 18, 2016

Warriors great Nate Thurmond dies at 74

By Paul Elias

Nate Thurmond

SAN FRANCISCO Nate Thurmond, the

tenacious defensive center who played with
Wilt Chamberlain and was an iconic figure
in two cities, died Saturday after a short battle with leukemia. He was 74.
The Golden State Warriors announced the
death of one of the teams most respected
players less than a month after they lost the
NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers in
seven games. Both franchises previously

retired the Akron, Ohio, natives No. 42.

Thurmond played 11 of his 14 seasons
with the Warriors and retired after the 19761977 season, one year after leading the
Miracle Cavaliers to an improbable trip
to the Eastern Conference finals.
Without a doubt, he is one of the most
beloved figures to ever wear a Warriors uniform, Golden State owner Joe Lacob said.
Current Cavalier and Akron native LeBron
James said on Twitter: Knowing u played
in the same rec league as me growing up
gave me hope of making it out! Thanks!

The 6-foot-11 Thurmond was voted as one

of the best 50 players in NBA history and is
considered among the most dominating
centers in the game. He was elected to the
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of
Fame in 1985.
Nate Thurmond was a giant of his era and
one of the greatest players in the history of
our game, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
said in a statement.
Thurmonds play and numbers werent

See OBIT, Page 16

Bels lineup
silenced by
San Ramon
By Terry Bernal

Pacifica is sitting pretty after traversing

the first two Section 3 wins without having
to use either of its ace pitchers, Dylan Uter
or Evann Smith. Pacifica manager Nate Uter
turned to Benny Hatch in Saturdays opener;
the big right-hander soldiered through 2 2/3
innings of work before departing for reliever Marcel Elicagaray, who worked one-third
of an inning to earn the win.
Elicagaray bounced back Sunday to make
his first All-Star start of the summer, earning

One day removed from Belmont-Redwood

Shores 16-run outburst in the Section 3 AllStar Major Little League opener, the Bels ran
into a buzz saw.
The District 52-champion Bels fell to the
losers bracket Sunday at Palo Altos
Middlefield Park, suffering a 12-0 shutout at
the hands of the District 57 San Ramon squad.
The Bels managed just five hits, all singles,
but kept it close until the third. Then, trailing
1-0, three different Bels pitchers yielded a
nine-run inning to San Ramon. The game was
called after four innings via mercy rule.
We ran into a little bit of a buzz saw of a
team and we didnt play up to our capabilities, Belmont-Redwood Shores manager
Chris Freiere said.
The sobering loss came a day after the Bels
big 16-4 win over District 45-champion
Castro Valley. Billed as a battle of former teammates, the Bels faced former Belmont native
Sam Neal, who played with the Bels current
Major squad last season at the 10-11s level.
Bels right-hander Tai Takahashi got the better of his former teammate though, firing
three innings to earn the win. Never trailing
in the game, the Bels erupted for four home
runs throughout, three of which were three-run
blasts and the other a grand slam off the bat of
catcher Joey Thompson.
We have power, Freiere said. Probably
all 13 of them can hit the ball out of the park.
So we can surprise guys.
It was Castro Valley that first flexed its muscles with the long ball. After the Bels jumped
out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first, Castro
Valley drew closer on a two-run home run by
Cam Calvillo. But the Bells would get it back
and then some in the top of the second when
Jack Vanoncini drilled a three-run bomb to
right, extending the lead to 6-2.
Neal didnt pitch poorly. The big left-hander actually totaled seven strikeouts through
the first two innings and finished with eight

See P-TOWN, Page 14

See BELS, Page 14


Pacifica American third baseman Anthony Wierzba makes a snowcone catch to get a key out in the first inning in a 16-6 win over San Ramon
in Saturdays opening game of the Section 3 9-10s Little League Tournament in Hillsborough.

P-Town advances to
Section 3 title round
By Terry Bernal

It took Pacifica American a couple innings

to get the bats going in the Section 3 9-10
All-Star tournament. After scoring one run
through the first two innings of Saturdays
opener, though, the boys from P-Town
havent stopped hitting.
Sparked by a 10-run third inning in
Saturdays matchup with District 57-champion San Ramon, Pacifica rolled to big backto-back wins at Hillsborough Little League

Majors Field, downing San Ramon via

mercy-rule 16-6 then continuing the hit
parade Sunday for an 11-3 victory over
District 14-champion Warm Springs.
With the consecutive wins, Pacifica
advances to the championship round to play
for the Section 3 title Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
Pacifica will take on the winner of Mondays
elimination game between San Ramon and
Warm Springs. With Pacifica needing be
defeated twice, a second championship game
would be played Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. if

Cueto takes second loss as Giants avert no-hitter

By Bernie Wilson

SAN DIEGO Johnny Cueto is ready to

get out of San Diego.
After starting and losing the All-Star
Game on Tuesday night, Cueto lost again at
Petco Park on Sunday. He again allowed two
home runs at the spacious park while his
San Francisco Giants lost 5-3 to the San
Diego Padres.
Edwin Jackson held San Francisco hitless
until Conor Gillaspies three-run homer
with one out in the seventh inning, and the

Padres 5, Giants 3
Padres got their first
sweep of the season.
Jackson, making his
first start since 2014,
and three relievers combined on a two-hitter
against the Giants, who
Edwin Jackson despite losing three
straight still have the
best record in the majors at 57-36.
Cueto (13-2) lost for the first time since
April 21 against Arizona. He had three

straight complete-game victories against

the Padres this season coming into Sunday.
Cueto allowed home runs to Kansas Citys
Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez in the second inning of the All-Star Game, which the
American League won 4-2.
On Sunday, Cueto allowed a solo homer
by Matt Kemp to left-center leading off the
fourth and a solo homer by Christian
Bethancourt into the first row in the second
deck in left with two outs for a 2-0 San
Diego lead. It was Kemps 18th and

Bethancourts fifth.
I mean, thats exactly what happened.
You leave the pitches up, youre going to
pay the price, Cueto said through a translator. Thats what you have to work on. You
have to make your pitches. But then again,
youre not a robot. You eventually will
make mistakes and you have to get through
Cueto made it into the sixth, allowing a
leadoff walk to Alex Dickerson and a single
to Bethancourt before making way for

See GIANTS, Page 12



Monday July 18, 2016


Stenson outduels Mickelson to

claim crown at British Open
By Doug Ferguson

TROON, Scotland Henrik

Stenson is the champion golfer of
the year, thanks to a final round for
the ages.
He kept hitting the best shots of
his life, one after another, and he
needed each one to stay ahead of
Phil Mickelson in a British Open
duel that ranked among the best in
major championship history.
Stenson made 10 birdies, including a 50-foot putt across the 15th
green that had him pumping his
fist in a rare show of emotion
The final stroke in this masterpiece was a 20-foot birdie putt on
the 18th hole that curled into the
cup on the final turn. It gave him an
8-under 63, tying Johnny Miller at
Oakmont for the greatest closing
round by a major champion, and
Stenson didnt even realize it until
he sat down to sign his card.
Records didnt matter. This was
about winning his first major.

MLB brief
Mets DeGrom tosses 1-hitter
deGrom tossed a one-hitter, Curtis
Granderson and Asdrubal Cabrera
homered and the New York Mets
beat the Phillies 5-0 on Sunday.
DeGrom (6-4) allowed only a
third-inning single to pitcher
Zach Eflin and retired 27 of 29 batters. The lanky right-hander struck
out seven, walked one and went
the distance for the first time in 68
career starts.
Eflin (2-3) allowed five hits and
three runs in six innings.
DeGrom dominated the Phillies
and continued his mastery in day
games. He is 15-3 with a 1.63
ERA without the bright lights and
14-15 with a 3.19 ERA at night.

Right now
Im running on
adrenaline. But
there will be
when Ill struggle to make it
up the stairs
when I get back
Henrik Stenson to the house,
Stenson said
after four hours of an epic battle
between two 40-somethings at
Royal Troon.
Mickelson was a runner-up for
the 11th time in a major, but never
like this. He cant look back at a
mistake because he really didnt
make any. He opened with a 63,
closed with a career-best 65, shot
the second-best score in Open history and was 11 shots better than
everyone in the field.
Except one.
He got beat by arguably the best
final round in 156 years of major
Miller also made 10 birdies in
his final round of the 1973 U.S.

Open, and then waited to see if anyone could catch him. Stenson started the final round with a one-shot
lead over Mickelson, and knew it
would be a two-man race from the
opening hole when Mickelson
nearly holed out from the fairway.
He answered great shot with one
of his own, finally pulling away
with birdies on the 14th and 15th
holes, and then a third in a row after
Mickelson drilled a 3-wood onto
the green at the par-5 16th and
came within a fraction of an inch of
making an eagle.
The last birdie was for the record
Stenson finished at 264, breaking by one shot the 72-hole scoring record in the majors that David
Toms set in the 2001 PGA
Championship at Atlanta Athletic
Club. His 20-under par matched
Jason Days record for lowest under
His biggest challenge was 46year-old Mickelson, who has won
five majors.


him. He battled, despite not being

full strength.
The bats were quiet early,
Bochy added. We had some
missed opportunities there. Just a
productive out and wed get a run.
It was a rough series. Weve got to
reboot, reset here.
San Diego remains the only big
league team without a no-hitter,
having played 7,582 games without one since starting out in 1969.
After striking out Brandon
Crawford to open the seventh,
Jackson bobbled Gregor Blancos
grounder for an error and then
walked Ramiro Pena before
Gillaspie homered deep into the
seats in right field. That cut the
Padres lead to 4-3.
Jackson (1-1) walked five,
struck out four and threw 90 pitches. Until the homer, the Giants

Continued from page 11

George Kontos. Rookie Ryan
Schimpf hit an RBI single and
Jackson followed two batters later
with an RBI hit.
He allowed four runs and six hits
in five-plus innings, struck out
four and walked three.
He was bothered by a virus in
both appearances.
He said he woke up Sunday with
a pain in his left side, but was able
to work through it.
He wasnt full strength, manager Bruce Bochy said. You look
at the fourth and fifth and he threw
fifty something pitches, and Im
sure that took something out of


Big man Anderson Varejao re-signed with the Warriors Sunday.

Warriors re-sign Varejao


OAKLAND The Golden State

Warriors have re-signed center
Anderson Varejao.
Terms of the deal announced
Sunday were not released.
Varejao averaged 2.6 points and
2.3 rebounds in 22 games after
signing with the Warriors on Feb.
22. He began the season with
Cleveland and averaged 2.6 points
hadnt come close to a hit as
Jackson kept them off-balance,
mostly with his slider.
Jackson pitched a no-hitter in
2010 for Arizona, walking eight
and throwing 149 pitches to stop
Tampa Bay.
The 32-year-old was signed to a
minor league deal by the Padres on
June 20 after being cut by Miami.
He was promoted from Triple-A
earlier Sunday to start in place of
All-Star Drew Pomeranz, who was
traded to Boston on Thursday. San
Diego is his 11th big league club.
Jackson hit two singles and
drove in a run. He also reached on
a fielding error by Crawford.
Brandon Maurer pitched the
ninth for his third save.
San Diegos Yangervis Solarte
homered in the seventh, his ninth.

and 2. 9 rebounds in 31 games

before being dealt to Portland in a
three-team trade on Feb. 18 and
was subsequently waived by the
Trail Blazers.
The 33-year-old Brazilian averaged 1.2 points and 1.2 rebounds
in 17 playoff games for the
For his career, Varejao has averaged 7.4 points and 7.3 rebounds
in 613 games.

Trainers room
Bochy said OF Hunter Pence, on
the disabled list with a strained
right hamstring, took Sunday off
during his rehab assignment after
getting hit by a pitch on Saturday.
Were just being cautious here,
Bochy said. He feels fine. Hes
feeling like he could play but we
feel its best if he takes today off
and plays tomorrow.

Up next
After a day off, San Francisco
opens a two-game series at Boston
on Tuesday night when RHP Jake
Peavy (5-7, 5.09) is scheduled to
oppose RHP Rick Porcello (11-2,
3.66). Peavy started three postseason games for the Red Sox during
their 2013 run to the World Series



Monday July 18, 2016


Donaldsons double dooms As Bels 10-11s

By Michael Wagaman

strike back


OAKLAND Rich Hill didnt last very long

in what was supposed to be a key start for the
Athletics pitcher.
With about a dozen major league scouts in
attendance to check out the Oakland lefty a
potential trade candidate Hill threw just five
pitches before a blister on the middle finger of
his left hand popped and forced him out of the
Things didnt get much better after that for
manager Bob Melvins ballclub.
Former As third baseman Josh Donaldson
hit a tiebreaking two-run double with two outs
in the ninth and the Toronto Blue Jays held on
to beat Oakland 5-3 on Sunday to avoid a series
Its just disappointing, thats the biggest
thing, said Hill, who had been scratched from
a scheduled start on Friday because of the blister issue. It opened up pretty good. It was
bleeding. Its pretty raw right now.
Hill wasnt the only As pitcher hurting.
His replacement, Andrew Triggs, was hit in
the leg by a line drive from Donaldson
moments after Hill was taken out. Triggs finished the inning, giving up an unearned run
when left fielder Khris Davis misplayed Edwin
Encarnacions single for an error, before
Melvin brought in Manaea.
Oakland used seven pitchers overall.
After losing two pitchers in the first inning
with a limited bullpen to start, we played pretty well, Melvin said. We responded pretty

By Terry Bernal


Josh Donaldson hits a two run double in the ninth inning to beat the As at Coliseum.
well. Nice little fight until the end.
Troy Tulowitzki homered while Russell
Martin and Justin Smoak added two hits apiece
for Toronto.
Marcus Semien homered for the As.
Smoak and Junior Lake hit consecutive oneout singles off John Axford (3-3) in the ninth.
Devon Travis struck out looking before
Donaldson lined a 2-1 pitch down the left field
line to drive in pinch-runner Andy Burns and

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We desperately needed that as a team,

Toronto manager John Gibbons said. We had
the little lead, they came back and tied it.
Thats a big win for us.
Jason Grilli (3-1) retired three batters for the
win. Roberto Osuna pitched the ninth for his
19th save.
Tulowitzki hit his 16th home run of the season off Sean Manaea in the fourth.
Semien homered and Yonder Alonso added a
tying pinch-hit two-run double in the sixth.

After a wakeup call in the Section 3 1011s All-Star Tournament opener, BelmontRedwood Shores bounced back big time.
With Saturdays 11-1 loss to Union City
behind them, the Bels
took it to District 14champion
Centerville Sunday at
Danvilles Osega Park
with a 21-1 mercy-rule
starred both sides of the
ball for the Bels. Not
only did he pace the team
at the plate by going 3
for 3 with a walk and two RBIs, he also
worked three innings on the mound to earn
the win, allowing one run on three hits
while striking out three.
Despite the 21-run outpouring, the Bels
did not his a home run in the game.
Were pretty much a gap-to-gap team,
Belmont-Redwood Shores manager Andy
Eliopoulos said. Well hit some home runs
but today we were just hitting line drives.

See 10-11s, Page 15



Monday July 18, 2016


Continued from page 11
overall through three innings of work. His
command, however, was suspect as he walked
three and saw one of his punch-outs reach by
way of wild pitch.
The Bels also had a secret weapon in the way
of Vanoncini, who caught Neal last year. Now
a center fielder who ranged to turn in a magnificent diving catch late in the game
Vanoncini said he noticed his homer fired up
his teammates in a big way.
It just got everybody excited, Vanoncini
said. They were all swinging the bat and
being aggressive to the ball.
Neal set down the side in order in the third,
but departed to start the fourth. And once the
Bels got into Castro Valleys bullpen, the rout
was on.
The Bels sent 15 batters to the plate in the
fourth inning, with cleanup hitter Nelson
Hawkins supplying a three-run home run and


Former teammates Tai Takahashi of Belmont-Redwood Shores, left, and Sam Neal of Castro
Valley went head-to-head in Saturdays opener of the Section 3 MajorAll-Star tournament.
Thompson following with a grand slam. Lefthanded swinging Tripp Garrish then capped
the rally with a three-run bomb of his own to
give the Bels the mercy-rule differential.
Once we got into their bullpen it was just
perfect pitching for us and we all started hit-

ting, Garrish said.

Garrish has played for the Bels All-Stars for
the past three seasons, starting at the 9-10s in
2014 and moving up to the 10-11s last year.
He said Saturdays 10-run outburst in the
fourth was the best single-inning total he has

Continued from page 11
his second win in as many days through 4 1/3 innings. Evan
Bradshaw closed out Sundays victory, preserving Smith and
Dylan Uter, who Nate Uter would like to see start the Section
3 championship game and the ensuing opener in the state
tournament beginning Saturday in Larkspur.
Both (pitchers) are available Tuesday and we can split
them it if we need to, Nate Uter said. And if we get through
Tuesday, we have them both for Saturday when we start (in
the state tournament).
While their arms have yet to play a factor in the Section 3


Pacifica Americans J.T. Snead scorches an RBI single to get

his team on the scoreboard in Saturdays 16-6 win.
tournament, Smith and Dylan Uter have been powering
Pacifica at the plate. Each added two hits Sunday, and are
each batting .625 (5 for 8) in the tourney.
As a team, Pacifica has totaled 25 hits through the two victories.
Its top to bottom, Nate Uter said. All those kids contribute. Every day somebody else is going to have a big day.
Honestly, when we have three of our top five kids hit, its
going to be a good day.
Saturday started with a scare when San Ramon jumped out
to a 4-1 lead, capped by Jake Russells solo home run in the
third. But then the small strike zone of the home plate
umpire reared its head as San Ramons pitchers collapsed in
the bottom of the third as Pacifica rallied for 10 runs.

seen in his All-Star career.

Bels reliever Michael Chu set down the side
in order in the bottom of the fourth to end it,
with help from Vanoncini in center. The former catcher got a great first step on a sinking
line drive off the bat of Castro Valley No. 9
hitter Nate Olson and extended with a dive into
the right-center gap to glove it with a tumble.
With Sundays loss, up next for the Bels is
an elimination game Monday night at 5:30
p.m. at Middlefield Park in a rematch with
Castro Valley. The winner of that game will
advance to the championship round to face
San Ramon Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Having
advanced through the winners bracket, San
Ramon would need be defeated twice. If necessary, the second game of the championship
round will be played Wednesday at 5:30.
San Ramon has yet to surrender a run in the
tourney, also notching a shutout 10-0 in
Saturdays opener over District 14.
Its tougher obviously, Freiere said of
falling to the losers bracket. That (San
Ramon) team is a really good team. We
thought they were going in and they showed
it. Now we have to beat them twice which is
going to be a tough task for sure.

Pacifica sent 16 batters to the plate in the inning, while

totaling just four hits, including a pair of singles by Smith.
San Ramon pitchers walked seven and hit one batter in the
I didnt really worry because weve been down before,
Smith said, like in the Hillsborough game (in the District
52 championship round). So, I didnt have any doubt that we
could not come back.
Smith has as good of a hitting foundation as any player in
the tournament, with an easy and natural pull stroke generated by his ability to rotate his hips through his swing. Not
that his consistently loud contact is limited to his pull field
though. Of his three hits Saturday, two of them went to center field.
A three-sport athlete, who also plays soccer and basketball, Smiths favorite is indeed baseball. And he showed just
how refined a hitter he is Saturday by being quite selective
amid the control problems of the opposing pitchers and not
missing good pitches when they were over the plate.
I knew I had to be patient and look for one I could hit
hard, Smith said.
Pacifica pitchers also had problems locating to the tight
strike zone, with three arms combining to walk eight.
Right-hander Ronin Sargent emerged in the closing innings
to find the best rhythm of any pitcher throughout the afternoon. While Sargent still walked two, he set down four
straight at one point, totaling two innings of work.
I just tried to throw it down the middle, Sargent said. I
think the other pitchers were trying to hit the corners.
Sargent also proved a vital leadoff man, settling into the
role after bouncing around the order through much of the
District 52 tournament. On Saturday, he reached base in all
five of his plate appearances. He went on to go 2 for 4
Sunday with singles in each of his first two at-bats.
Sargent said Saturdays big win in the opener was key
because it showed Pacifica means business.
I think its pretty important, Sargent said. I think it
kind of makes a statement because we 10-runned them.



Monday July 18, 2016


Gordon may race again at the Brickyard


Team owner Rick Hendrick does not

think the concussion symptoms that
sidelined Earnhardt are career threatening. He hoped to have NASCARs most
popular driver back in the car next week
at the Brickyard.

Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff

Gordon will come out of retirement and drive the 88
Speedway if Earnhardt
does not return. Hendrick says
Gordon will likely remain in the car

should Earnhardt need an extended

Earnhardt will have more tests
Hendrick Motorsports
will likely make a decision on Earnhardts
availability on Wednesday.

Kenseth pulls away late at New Hampshire

By Dan Gelston

LOUDON, N.H. Matt Kenseth was

always near the front of the pack. He
stalked the leaders and waited for contenders to wilt.
Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. faded
down the stretch. So did Denny Hamlin.
It almost seemed like a repeat scenario
for Kenseth.
Just like last fall on the same track
when Kevin Harvicks lead evaporated
when he ran out of fuel, Kenseth
pounced. He pulled away down the
stretch to win the Sprint Cup race Sunday
at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Truex and Busch each led more than
120 laps before faltering over the final
75 laps, paving the way for Kenseth to
win for the second time this season.
Kenseth also won the New Hampshire

Matt Kenseth

race last September.

He has 38th career
Last fall, we
squeaked one out, a
little more fuel than
Kevin and a little different strategy, but
not quite as good a
car, Kenseth said.
Today, I felt like we

had the best car.

NASCAR said Kenseths No. 20
Toyota failed the post-race laser inspection station and will be brought to the
research and development center in
Concord, North Carolina, for more evaluation. The penalty for that kind of failure has traditionally been a 15-point
penalty. But this was the first time a race
winner was busted since the lasers were
instituted in 2013.

Tony Stewart finished second and

strengthened his spot inside the top 30
in the points standings. Stewart has a
win this season and needs to secure a
spot in the top 30 in points to clinch a
spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup
championship. He inched from 30th to
28th in points.
Joey Logano was third, followed by
Harvick and Greg Biffle.
Yellow jersey leader Chris Froome of Britain rides the
Alex Bowman had a solid day ruined 160-km Stage 15 from Bourg-en-Bresse to Culoz, France.
when he hit the wall late and finished
26th driving for Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Earnhardt was sidelined because he suffered from symptoms of a concussion.
Truex tumbled to 16th when his
Toyota suffered a broken shifter and
Busch dropped to eighth when he could
By Samuel Petrequin
never break free on late-race restarts.
Were doing everything right, but THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
were taking some on the chin here,
Truex said.
CULOZ, France When his rivals tried to unsettle the
Tour de France leader in the punishing Lacets du Grand
Colombier, Chris Froome just kept calm and carried on.
On a tough day through the Jura mountains featuring hardly any flat stretches, attacks from Fabio Aru, Alejandro
the team. We know how important this Valverde and Romain Bardet on the final climb of Sundays
medal is.
15th stage of the Tour left the British champion unfazed.
All eyes will be on the 24-year-old
I was in control, Froome summed up at the finish.
striker, who opted to play in the Olympics
So much in control that the Team Sky leader even teased
instead of the Copa America earlier this his opponents, suddenly jumping out of the group of
year. Brazil was eliminated in the group favorites near the summit in a fake attack, before stopping
stage of that tournament, a result that his move.
prompted the firing of coach Dunga.
Froomes short acceleration had no impact and the group
Because its not an official FIFA tour- crossed the finish line together, slightly more than three
nament, teams are not required to release minutes behind stage winner Jarlinson Pantano.
players for the Olympic tournament, but
But the cheeky move spoke volumes about his current
Neymar and the Brazilian soccer confed- supremacy at cyclings biggest event. Aside from his crash
eration negotiated with Barcelona so he in the Mont Ventoux due to a motorbike incident last week,
could play in Rio.
Froome has been enjoying a quiet and effective fortnight.
Ahead of the final week of racing in the Alps, Froome kept
night at 5:30 p.m. with a trip to the his 1:47 lead over Dutch rider Bauke Mollema intact, with
championship round on the line.
Adam Yates in third place overall, 2:45 back. Colombian
climber Nairo Quintana lags 2:59 behind in fourth.
Theyre a good team, Eliopoulos
said. We just had a clunker to be honest with you. I dont know if it was
shellshock but I asked them in the
middle of the game what happened to
our team, because Id like to have them
back. Hopefully well be able to put
a better game together.

Froome tames rivals in

Tours mountain stage

All eyes on Neymar at Olympic soccer tournament

By Tales Azzoni

SAO PAULO The last time Brazil

played a major soccer tournament at
home, Neymar was stretchered off the
field and then missed an embarrassing
loss against Germany in the 2014 World
Cup semifinals.
Two years later, the Barcelona star
looks to rebound from that disappointment at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Although the Olympic soccer tournament doesnt have the same importance

Continued from page 13
The last home run the Bels produced
was in their quarterfinal win through
the winners bracket of the District 52
tournament, when Rylan Kelley hit a

of a World Cup, the

Rio Games have a
special meaning for
the Brazilian striker.
Neymar will be one
biggest stars and
leading the five-time
world champions to
their first soccer gold medal.
Its a unique opportunity, he said.
Not only for me, but for everyone on
game-changing grand slam to give his
team the lead against Foster City.
ODriscoll wasnt the only batwielding Bel on Sunday. All but one
spot in the order produced a hit. Kelley
was 2 for 4 with four RBIs; Lucas Vigil
was 2 for 2 with two RBIs; and
Anthony Eliopoulos went 1 for 2 with
two RBIs.
With the win, the Bels are set to
rematch with Union City Monday

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Saturdays Games
Chicago Cubs 3, Texas 1
Boston 5, N.Y. Yankees 2
Oakland 5, Toronto 4
Seattle 1, Houston 0
Baltimore 2, Tampa Bay 1
Kansas City 8, Detroit 4
Minnesota 5, Cleveland 4, 11 innings
Angels 1, Chicago White Sox 0
Sundays Games
Detroit 4, Kansas City 2
Tampa Bay 5, Baltimore 2
Cleveland 6, Minnesota 1
Texas 4, Chicago Cubs 1
Angels 8, Chicago White Sox 1
Toronto 5, Oakland 3
Houston 8, Seattle 1
N.Y. Yankees 3, Boston 1
Mondays Games
Os (Gausman 1-6) at NYY (Nova 6-5), 4:05 p.m.
Twins (Nolasco 4-7) at Detroit (Boyd 0-2), 4:10 p.m.
Tribe (Kluber 9-8) at KC (Volquez 8-8), 5:15 p.m.
Houston (Keuchel 6-9) at As (Manaea 3-5), 7:05 p.m.
Texas (Griffin 3-1) at Angels (Tropeano 3-2), 7:05 p.m.
ChiSox (Quintana 7-8) at Ms (LeBlanc 1-0), 7:10 p.m.
Tuesdays Games
Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 4:05 p.m.
Minnesota at Detroit, 4:10 p.m.
San Francisco at Boston, 4:10 p.m.
Cleveland at Kansas City, 5:15 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Colorado, 5:40 p.m.
Toronto at Arizona, 6:40 p.m.
Houston at Oakland, 7:05 p.m.
Texas at L.A. Angels, 7:05 p.m.
Chicago White Sox at Seattle, 7:10 p.m.


Saturdays Games
Chicago Cubs 3, Texas 1
Philadelphia 4, N.Y. Mets 2
Washington 6, Pittsburgh 0
Colorado 4, Atlanta 3
Milwaukee 9, Cincinnati 1
St. Louis 5, Miami 0
Arizona 2, L.A. Dodgers 1, 12 innings
San Diego 7, San Francisco 6, 10 innings
Sundays Games
Cincinnati 1, Milwaukee 0
N.Y. Mets 5, Philadelphia 0
Pittsburgh 2, Washington 1, 18 innings
Atlanta 1, Colorado 0
Miami 6, St. Louis 3
Texas 4, Chicago Cubs 1
Arizona 6, L.A. Dodgers 5
San Diego 5, San Francisco 3
Mondays Games
Miami (Fernandez 11-4) at Phils (Nola 5-8), 4:05 p.m.
NYM (Matz 7-5) at Cubs (Lester 9-4), 4:05 p.m.
Atlanta (Wisler 4-8) at Reds (Finnegan 4-7), 4:10 p.m.
SD(Friedrich 4-5) at St. Louis (Leake 6-7), 5:15 p.m.
Rays (Smyly 2-10) at Rox (Anderson 1-3), 5:40 p.m.
Tuesdays Games
L.A. Dodgers at Washington, 4:05 p.m.
Miami at Philadelphia, 4:05 p.m.
Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, 4:05 p.m.
N.Y. Mets at Chicago Cubs, 4:05 p.m.
Atlanta at Cincinnati, 4:10 p.m.
San Francisco at Boston, 4:10 p.m.
San Diego at St. Louis, 5:15 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Colorado, 5:40 p.m.
Toronto at Arizona, 6:40 p.m.

New Zealand tabs Ko for Rio

New Zealands Olympic committee
has confirmed the selection of
womens world No. 1 Lydia Ko for
the Rio de Janeiro Games.
Ko will be one three New
Zealand golfers competing in Rio
along with Danny Lee, who will
be ranked 12th in the 60-strong
mens field, and Ryan Fox, son of

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flashy, but he earned the respect of
his peers and knowledgeable basketball fans for his consistency,
defense and strength.
Looking back, he was as ferocious as any player in the history
of the game on the court, but one of
the kindest and nicest souls in his
everyday life, former teammate
and coach Al Attles said.
Thurmond recorded the first official quadruple-double in NBA history as a Chicago Bull when he had
22 points, 14 rebounds, 13 assists
and 12 blocked shots against the
Atlanta Hawks in 1974. He is one
of only four players to grab more
than 40 rebounds in a game.
Thurmond starred at Bowling
Green, averaging 17.8 points and
17.0 rebounds in three seasons. He
was selected third overall by the
Warriors in the 1963 draft.
Thurmond apprenticed under Hall
of Fame center Wilt Chamberlain


Olympic golf

was not selected because she did

not meet their criteria.

Blacks flyhalf
Grant Fox.
said Cathryn
Bristow, who
could have qualified in 60th
place in the
womens field,

South Korea-born Ko says Im

super excited to represent New
Zealand, to be able to see the village ... and just everything. Its
going to be so cool.

Chamberlain to the Philadelphia
76ers in the middle of the 1964-65
season. Thurmond went on to average 15 points and 15 rebounds during his career and still holds the
Warriors franchise records for
career rebounds and minutes.
We have lost an incredible person and someone whom I admired
as much as any player I ever went to
battle against on any level, Hall
of Famer Jerry West said. Nate
Thurmond was, without a doubt,
one of the fiercest competitors that
I played against during my entire
career. He played with unbelievable
intensity and was simply a man
among boys on most nights, especially on the defensive end.
The Warriors traded Thurmond to
the Bulls prior to the 1974-75 season. The Bulls dealt him after 13
games the next season to his
hometown Cavaliers, where he
closed out his career in style.
He played a key role in the
Cavaliers most memorable season
before James. They beat the
Washington Bullets in seven
games to get to the 1976 Eastern

Conference finals, where they lost

to the Boston Celtics in six games,
but Thurmonds leadership that season made him a local legend.
Cleveland teammate Campy
Russell said Saturday that the
Cavaliers franchise will always
love and respect him as a true
Cavalier legend.
Though he played less than two
seasons for the Cavaliers at the end
of his career, his jersey number was
the first retired by the team.
After the seven-time All-Star
selection retired, he worked for the
Warriors as a community liaison
and broadcast analyst until his illness sidelined him earlier this year.
Nate brought the same passion
to his longtime community-relations role with the Golden State
Warriors, who benefited from his
deep knowledge of the game and
warmth and kindness to everyone
he encountered for more than 30
years, Silver said in his statement.
Thurmond also opened a popular
barbecue restaurant in San
Francisco called Big Nates BBQ,
which he sold in 2011.

Lydia Ko

Lee, who was also born in South

Korea, said by playing at the
Olympics Im sure I will make
everyone proud.


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Predictably, people with my

same job title object to free to
good home signs next to boxes of
kittens in grocery store parking
lots. And while I agree thats not
the way to assure a loving home
for a homeless animal, its not
because of the word free.
Ive never heard a convincing
argument that dollars do anything
to guarantee a caring home. That
caring home is best guaranteed,
instead, by the dedicated efforts of
our staff and volunteers who know

our animals so well and work

closely with potential adopters to
make perfect matches.
So if PHS/SPCA doesnt charge
an adoption fee because it helps
animals nd good homes, why do
we? Simple. Because nonprots
like us still have the same operating expenses as regular businesses. While the overwhelming majority of our budget comes, thankfully, from donations made by people
who wish to support our life-saving activities, we charge an adoption fee to help pay the PG&E bill,
buy dog and cat food, help raise the

Monday July 18, 2016

hundreds of thousands of dollars of
veterinary medical expertise and
supplies we use each year to help
over 6,000 animals.
But sometimes we just have to
throw caution to the wind, hope
the gods of philanthropy will
smile upon us, and work to clear
the shelter! In fact, Clear the
Shelters is the theme for this
coming Saturday, July 23, when,
along with other San Francisco
Bay Area animal organizations in
collaboration with NBC-TV, we
host an Adopt-A-Thon. Were
extending our hours (10 a.m.-6

Ghostbusters holds its own

By Jake Coyle

NEW YORK After months of prerelease debate, Sony Pictures femaleled Ghostbusters reboot arrived in
theaters as neither a massive success
nor the bomb some predicted, as the
much-scrutinized film opened with an
estimated $46 million in North
American theaters, second to the
holdover hit The Secret Life of Pets.
The Secret Life of Pets stayed on
top with $50.6 million in its second
week, according to studio estimates
But all eyes were on Paul Feigs
Ghostbusters, which resurrects the
1984 original with a cast of Melissa
McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones
and Kate McKinnon. Sony, noting it
was the best opening for a live-action
comedy in more than a year, called the
result a triumph. Audiences, which
broke down 46 percent male and 54
percent female, gave it a solid B-plus
There was a lot of scrutiny on the
film going up to release, but the movie
in the opening delivered, said Josh
Greenstein, president of marketing and
distribution for Sony. Weve successfully restarted a very important brand
and were just ecstatic at the results.
Yet given its hefty price tag the
film cost $144 million to make, after
rebates, plus more than $100 million
to market its a relatively tepid start
for Ghostbusters that will put pressure on the film to perform well overseas. And that could be a challenge in
some territories that dont have the
same familiarity with the original
Ghostbusters films. It began with

$19.1 million internationally.

A release in China, the worlds second-largest film market, is also in
question. China has regulations
against depictions of the supernatural
in movies. Greenstein said Sony will
submit the film for release and well
see if we get accepted or not.
Ghostbusters had the weekend largely to itself. The true-story crime drama
The Infiltrator, starring Bryan
Cranston, supplied a counterprogramming option from the usual summer
fare, and took in $5.3 million. Woody
Allens 1930s Hollywood drama Cafe
Society opened in limited release
with $355,000 in five theaters.
For Sony,
the stakes
Ghostbusters were extremely high.
Greenlit by the since-departed Amy
Pascal, the film is intended to kick off
several future Ghostbusters installments.
Ghostbusters sequels had long languished largely because of the continued disinterest of original star Bill
Murray. But Feig, who has found critical raves and strong box office for
Bridesmaids, The Heat and Spy,
won over the studio and the movies
creators with his idea to reboot around
McCarthy and Wiig.
But the film found plenty of detractors, including even Donald Trump .
Some fans objected to the gender
switch, others complained that the
first trailer was subpar and some even
fretted that any new incarnation of the
comedy classic (one of the biggest
box office hits of the 1980s) would tarnish their fragile memories .

Top 10 movies
1.The Secret Life of Pets, $50.6 million ($4.4 million international).
2. Ghostbusters, $46 million ($19.1
million international).
3.The Legend of Tarzan, $11.1 million ($22 million international).
4. Finding Dory, $11 million ($36.5
million international).
5. Mike and Dave Need Wedding
Dates, $7.5 million ($2.1 million international).
6.The Purge: Election Year,$6.1 million ($3.6 million international).
7. Central Intelligence, $5.3 million
($10 million international).
8.The Infiltrator, $5.3 million.
9.The BFG,$3.7 million ($2.9 million
10.Independence Day: Resurgence,
$3.5 million ($16.2 million international).


p.m.) and well be decked out in

festive carnival attire (plus cotton
candy) and were waiving our adoption fees.
Sadly, I dont have the authority
to waive the license fees (yell at
the county and cities, not me) and
for some few dogs a $90 mandatory
training fee remains. Last year, we
found homes for 65 homeless animals during our one-day Adopt-AThon, and were hoping to beat
that now. Stop by!
Ken White is the president of the
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA.

People in the news

Amazons Jeff Bezos has cameo in new Star Trek film
LOS ANGELES Amazon founder Jeff Bezos got to live
out every Trekkies fantasy by playing an alien in the new
Star Trek movie.
Bezos is listed in the credits for Star Trek Beyond, the
third installment of the rebooted sci-fi franchise. In interviews Friday, producer J.J. Abrams and director Justin Lin
confirmed his appearance in the movie.
Lin said the billionaire CEO arrived with plentiful security for a day of filming and waited patiently for crews to
shoot the single tracking shot that includes his character.
He was awesome, Lin said. It was like a president was
visiting, you know? He had a big entourage! But it didnt
matter because he was so into it. He had to wait around all
day because it was one day we were shooting like three different scenes and, it was also credit to Jeff because ... he just
nailed it every time.

Feigs Ghostbusters had the vocal

support of director Ivan Reitman (a
producer on the reboot) and Murray,
who makes a cameo in the film. Critics
were largely mixed on the movie,
which scored a 73 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Paul Dergarabedian, senior media
analyst for comScore, called the weekend performance a solid and expected
There was all this hoopla and all
this chatter about the movie and now
its opened and it did just fine, said
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Monday July 18, 2016



Corey Feldman celebrates life,

new double-CD as he turns 45
By Sandy Cohen



Regis Homes Bay Area, an affiliate of Sares Regis Group of Northern California, celebrated July 13, the groundbreaking of the Davey Glen luxury community, with a ceremony held at the site on El Camino Real in Belmont.
In addition to representatives from the San Mateo-based real estate developer, several Belmont city officials
were in attendance, including Mayor Eric Reed, who spoke at the event before accepting a ceremonial sledgehammer from RHBA to symbolize the demolition of the obsolete office building and retail store on the site.
Here, Jeff Smith, Sares Regis Group of Northern California senior vice president of residential development; Reed
and Adele Della Santina, Belmont Chamber of Commerce vice president, hold the ceremonial sledgehammer.
Located on a 1.83-acre site in Belmont, the proposed development will consist of 73 units in four stories over parking and include 4,909 square feet of retail space. Plans call for completion in late 2018. Regis Contractors Bay Area,
RHBAs construction arm, will be building the project.

LOS ANGELES Nothing is off

the table in an interview with
Corey Feldman.
During a wide-ranging conversation over lunch at Jerrys Deli in
the San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Encino, Feldman talks
about his movies, past marriages,
his production company and
record label, his son, his home
recording studio, the group of
beauties he calls Coreys Angels,
and his new double-album 10 years
in the making. But most of all, he
talks about gratitude.
As Feldman turned 45 Saturday,
he feels deeply grateful for a contented life, and it shows.
I feel very grateful and very
lucky to be alive still, to have any
kind of semblance of normal life,
he says. I am blessed to have a
beautiful child, a beautiful home, a
beautiful girlfriend and a beautiful
career... I dont take any of it for
Feldman says he still does at
least one film a year, interspersing
acting with writing and recording
His latest project is the Angelic
2 the Core album, 22 tracks he
wrote or co-wrote, save for a cover
of John Lennons Working Class
Hero. Feldmans first full solo
album since 2002s Former Child
Actor was released June 22.
While recovering from his second divorce and the deaths of his
grandfather and close friends
Michael Jackson and Corey Haim,
Feldman poured himself into
music, building a recording studio

in his house and tinkering on

every instrument. The result is the
genre-hopping album, which features such artists as Snoop Dogg
and Fred Durst, and Feldman playing everything from drums to keys
to bass and guitar.
There album spans electronica,
hip-hop, hard rock and even a
gospel choir. Disc one is all dance
music and dedicated to Jackson;
Disc two is rock-based and dedicated to Haim.
Theres something for everyone, Feldman says. The lyrics are
personal and positive, with songs
for his girlfriend, Courtney, and
son Zen, now 11.
The entertainers attitude of
gratitude comes from a practice of
daily prayer and nightly self-evaluation to see where he can
improve. Positivity was a survival
method during what he describes
as a heinous childhood.
A survivor of abuse by his mother and molestation by men in the
entertainment industry, Feldman
also struggled with drugs and a battered public image that made him
the butt of many a late-night
comics joke. He has been sober
for more than 25 years.
If the public ridicule hurt his
feelings, it hasnt stopped him
from being warm and open. He
wrote candidly about his life in his
2013 memoir, Coreyography,
which he says is being adapted for
the big screen.
Feldman also hasnt lost his
sense of humor. The album cover
features two of his Angels the
beautiful, young women whose
careers he says hes working to
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school spokesman said university
police had no interactions with
In Kansas City, police officers,
some with guns drawn, converged
on a house listed as Longs.
The shooting which took
place just before 9 a.m., less than
a mile from police headquarters
came amid escalating tensions
across the country between the
black community and police. Just
days earlier, one of the slain officers posted an emotional
Facebook message about the challenges of police work in the current environment.
It was the fourth high-profile
deadly encounter in the United
States involving police over the
past two weeks. In all, the violence has cost the lives of eight
officers, including those in Baton
Rouge, and two civilians and
sparked a national debate over race
and policing.
President Barack Obama urged
Americans to tamp down inflammatory words and actions.
We as a nation have to be loud
and clear that nothing justifies

attacks on law enforcement,

Obama said in remarks from the
White House. Everyone right
now focus on words and actions
that can unite this country rather
than divide it further.
Authorities initially believed
that other assailants might be at
large, but hours later said that no
other active shooters were on the
loose. They did not discuss the
gunmans motive or any relationship to the wider police conflicts.
The shooting began at a gas station on Airline Highway.
According to radio traffic, Baton
Rouge police answered a report of
a man with an assault rifle and
were met by gunfire. For several
long minutes, they did not know
where it was coming from.
The radio exchanges were made
public Sunday by the website
Nearly 2 1/2 minutes after the
first report of an officer getting
shot, an officer on the scene is
heard saying police do not know
the shooters location.
Almost six minutes pass after
the first shots are reported before
police say they have determined
the shooters location. About 30
seconds later, someone says shots
are still being fired.
The recording lasts about 17
minutes and includes urgent calls

Sedona bridge
to get barrier
to stop jumpers

SEDONA, Ariz. A barrier that would surround the railing of a Sedona area bridge where people have jumped to
their deaths is getting closer to construction.
The Sedona City Council will discuss the barrier proposed
for Midgley Bridge by the Arizona Department of
Transportation at a meeting July 26. The agency is recommending a chain link-style fence. The agency is recommending a chain link-style fence. The fence and the current
railing would make a 10-foot high barrier, according to
ADOT spokesman Tom Herrmann. The barrier will have 2inch openings to discourage anyone from attempting to
climb the fencing, Herrmann said in an email Friday.
Other specifics are still being discussed, he added.
There was one suicide last month, the only one so far this
year. But four people died last year after jumping from the
historic steel arch bridge. That is twice as many as any
other year in the past decade.
The mayor and the fire district in Sedona initially reached
out to the state, which owns the bridge, and suggested fencing along it or netting between it and the rocky ground
below. Since then, officials have installed signs one in
the parking lot and two on the bridge with a hotline for
those contemplating taking their own lives.
The city of Sedona held a public meeting on the barrier
last week.
Officials have expressed a desire for any preventative
measures so the site doesnt gain the same notoriety of the
Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco or the Rio Grande
Gorge Bridge in northern New Mexico.
Built in 1937, Midgley Bridge is listed on the National
Register of Historic Places and is incorporated into
Sedonas logo. It spans a chasm off Oak Creek Canyon with
a rock formation that resembles a steamboat in the background.
The Mental Health Coalition Verde Valley formed a suicide prevention task force for increased awareness of mental health issues and training on crisis situations. The
group has been working with the community. They have
spoken to school children, residents and organizations
about the effects of mental illness and warning signs of suicide.

for an armored personnel carrier

called a BearCat.
The officers who were shot
worked for the Baton Rouge Police
Department and the East Baton
Rouge Sheriffs Office.
There simply is no place for
more violence, Gov. John Bel
Edwards said. That doesnt help
anyone. It doesnt further the conversation. It doesnt address any
injustice perceived or real. It is
just an injustice in and of itself.
From his window, Joshua
Godwin said he saw the suspect,
who was wearing all black with a
ski mask, combat boots and extra
bullets. He appeared to be running
from an altercation.
Mike Spring awoke at a nearby
house to a sound that he thought
was from firecrackers. The noise
went on for five to 10 minutes,
getting louder.
Of the two officers who survived
the shooting, one was hospitalized in critical condition, and the
other was in fair condition.
Another officer was being treated
for non-life-threatening injuries,
hospital officials said.
Officer Montrell Jackson, who
was black, posted his message on
Facebook on July 8, just three
days after the death of 37-year-old
Alton Sterling, a black man killed
by white Baton Rouge officers

Monday July 18, 2016

after a scuffle at a convenience
In the message, Jackson said he
was physically and emotionally
tired and complained that while in
uniform, he gets nasty looks.
When hes out of uniform, he said,
some people consider him a
A friend of Jacksons family,
Erika Green, confirmed the posting, which is no longer on
Facebook. A screenshot of the
image was circulating widely on
the internet.
The Baton Rouge attack unfolded hours after a domestic violence
suspect opened fire early Sunday
on a Milwaukee police officer who
was sitting in his squad car. The
officer was seriously wounded, and
the suspect fled and apparently
killed himself, authorities said.
Police-community relations in
Baton Rouge have been especially
tense since Sterlings death. The
killing was captured on cellphone
It was followed a day later by the
shooting death of another black
man in Minnesota, whose girlfriend livestreamed the aftermath
of his death on Facebook. The
next day, a black gunman in Dallas
opened fire on police at a protest
about the police shootings,
killing five officers and heighten-


ing tensions even further.

Thousands of people have
protested Sterlings death, and
Baton Rouge police arrested more
than 200 demonstrators.
Sterlings nephew condemned
the killing of the three Baton
Rouge officers. Terrance Carter
spoke Sunday to The Associated
Press by telephone, saying the
family just wants peace.
My uncle wouldnt want this,
Carter said. He wasnt this type
of man.
A few yards from a police roadblock on Airline Highway,
Keimani Gardner was in the parking lot of a warehouse store that
would ordinarily be bustling on a
Sunday afternoon. He and his girlfriend both work there. But the
store was closed because of the
Its crazy. ... I understand some
people feel like enough is enough
with, you know, the black community being shot, said Gardner, an
African-American. But honestly,
you cant solve violence with violence.
Michelle Rogers and her husband drove near the shooting
scene, but were blocked at an
intersection closed by police.
I cant explain what brought us
here, she said. We just said a
prayer in the car for the families.



Monday July 18, 2016

Berkeley student among the dead in France attack


LOS ANGELES An American student from the University of California,

Berkeley, was identified Sunday as one
of the 84 people killed in Thursdays
Bastille Day truck attack in the French
city of Nice, according to statement
from the school.
The university said the FBI informed

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Futrell said feedback from the Pecks
Lot initiative will inform the decision
of officials regarding whether to
install the new bulbs across the rest of
the city.
The Pecks Lot neighborhood has
recently suffered an uptick of people
dumping their trash in open lots, and
Futrell said he is hopeful the new
lights will be effective in helping
crack down on such behavior, as well
as other illicit activity.
We hope this works. I think it
will, he said. I dont know why it
The current street lights are energyefficient bulbs that replaced old sodium lamps. The bulbs focus much of
their light in a concentrated pattern
directly below the lamp pole. The new
LED bulbs to be installed have a wider
light distribution and will shine more
along sidewalks and areas surrounding
the pole.
Residents during the town hall meet-

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He was 9 years old.
His grandparents Frank and Maude
were the original owners and sold
musical instruments and toys out of a
storefront on 2639 Broadway.
His father Frank and Uncle Joe then
took over the business that would be
called Goetz Brothers.
Steve and his wife Carolyn took over
the business in 1979 and now a fourth
generation of the Goetz family, brothers Brent and Marc, run the business
I forced them to work, Steve said
about his boys when they were
At one time, the family even had a
second store in downtown San Carlos
that specialized in typewriter repair.
The new location is at 1125
Industrial Blvd. at the Brittan Corners
shopping center where an REI and

school officials that the body of 20year-old Nicolas Leslie of Del Mar in
the San Diego area had been identified.
Leslie was a junior at Berkeleys
College of Natural Resources.
This is tragic, devastating news,
UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas
Dirks said in a statement. All of us in
the UC Berkeley family both here
on campus, and around the world are

heartbroken to learn that another

promising young student has been lost
to senseless violence.
Berkeley student Tarishi Jain was
among the hostages killed by militants in Dhaka, Bangladesh, earlier
this month.
Berkeley students have been plastering Nice with fliers asking for any
information on Leslie.

ing earlier this year took issues with

the existing, focused bulbs, claiming
the light did not adequately wash over
neighborhood sidewalks, and made
them feel unsafe while walking at
Their fears at the time were compounded by a string of residential burglaries, and they expressed the belief
that better street lighting would help
deter the criminals from cruising
neighborhoods and seeking vulnerable homes.
Futrell said input from the Pecks Lot
residents will be integral in helping
officials selecting the best kind of
street light to address the needs of the
entire South San Francisco community.
To the extent you have suggestions, please contact us, he said.
Should the new lights not be deemed
up to par, Futrell said officials will
continue searching to find the right
solution for residents.
We will keep working at this until
you like the lighting, he said.
The Pecks Lot neighborhood was
selected to be the first to receive the
new street lights, said Futrell, because
the community has long been inadequately lit.

You have had lighting problems for

a long, long time, he said. It needs
During the meeting, residents presented Futrell with a petition featuring
signatures from members of the Pecks
Lot community who favored installing
improved street lighting.
Despite the lighting issues the
neighborhood has suffered, crime
remains relatively uncommon in
Pecks Lot, according to data presented
by Futrell.
Of the 142 calls to police from the
neighborhood this year, 19 resulted in
reports being filed, four led to violations being issued but there were no
incidents of home or auto burglaries,
said Futrell.
Beyond the street lights, new
paving and sidewalks improvements
are set to begin in Pecks Lot next year
as well, said Futrell.
The variety of projects will help the
neighborhood, and eventually, South
San Francisco become a happier and
safer community, said Futrell.
The goal is to pull together as a
neighborhood, and find some initiatives to improve the quality of life, he

Office Depot are located adjacent to

Brittan Avenue.
The store remained open in downtown Redwood City until Saturday
afternoon. The remaining inventoryc
was then be moved that night and the
next couple of days to the new San
Carlos location, expected to open
Much of the inventory has already
been moved and the remaining inventory should be easy to stock on
shelves, Steve said Thursday.
Goetz Brothers has been a team
sports store since the late 1990s now
and services sports such as lacrosse,
volleyball, baseball, football and
rugby. It also specializes in making
custom-made uniforms.
Shoes are also a big seller and the
store has plenty of 49ers, Giants and
Warriors gear, including Kevin Durant
The store is not moving, however,
after 80 years on Broadway because of
the buildings recent ownership
change and the possibility of rent

It needed more space and parking,

which there will be plenty of in San
Carlos, Steve said.
Many casual customers can walk
right by the store in Redwood City
without even noticing, he said.
We will be much more visible now,
Steve said.
Loyal customers, however, will find
you no matter where you are located, he
The stores longtime employees,
including Justin Lax, are looking forward to the move.
Lax has worked at Goetz Brothers for
10 years and specializes in graphic
design. He prints up customized Tshirts for all kinds of local companies
Powerhouse Gym in downtown
Redwood City.
Steve Goetz said the moveis bittersweet as Goetz Brothers has always
been a Redwood City store.
Go to goetzsports. com to learn


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The Green Room Film Night. 6:30
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Free standup comedy. 8 p.m. Vinyl
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Jungle James. 2 p.m. San Mateo
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Music in the Park featuring Lara
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Film Screening: Pitch Perfect. 3
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Start Smart workshop. 9:15 a.m. to
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This four-week workshop (ending
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Association Lunch Meeting. 11
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Financial Planning Program: The
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Job search review panel. 10 a.m. to

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Concert: Girls in Trouble. 6:30 to

7:30 p.m. Peninsula Jewish
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4 Nip
8 Equator segment
11 Lawn
13 Non-soap opera
14 Aught or naught
15 Room service item
16 Heed (2 wds.)
18 Redheads tints
20 Kind of tide
21 Famous Khan
22 On the vive
24 Remember the
27 Indiana university
30 Quick note
31 Whiskery animal
32 Run into
34 Cooking spray brand
35 Popeyes greeting
36 Church part
37 Farm horse
39 Plied a gondola
40 Dogma
41 Not him


42 Thin fog
45 1984 writer
49 Miser, once
53 Lotion additive
54 Thing, in law
55 Plant-to-be
56 Exclamation of fright
57 Hall-of-Famer Mel
58 Lap dog
59 Say please
1 Legend
2 Seldom seen
3 Cyrus realm, today
4 Lightweight wood
5 Sundial numeral
6 NFL events
7 Absorb, as costs
8 Murray or Rice
9 Beatles meter maid
10 Hoofbeat
12 Forceful person
17 Sooner city
19 Back when

22 Wharf
23 Home page addr.
24 DJ gear
25 Clue
26 BBs
27 Laborer
28 Europe-Asia range
29 Gutter site
31 Wedge
33 Dr.s practice
35 Washboard
36 Viking base
38 Good, in Guatemala
39 diem
41 Throng
42 Adventurer, often
43 Be an accomplice
44 Lemon peel
46 Charles Lamb
47 Cuts off
48 Mild onion
50 Clairvoyance
51 Zorros mark
52 A mouse!



MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016

CANCER (June 21-July 22) Its not worth letting
a co-worker or colleague get to you. Stay calm
and take care of your responsibilities. Its what you
accomplish that counts.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Enthusiasm takes you a long
way when you are dealing with friends, colleagues
or people with goals similar to yours. Exercise and a
healthy diet will bring excellent results.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Express your feelings
and share your ideas and plans. Not everyone will
come onboard, but at least youll know who is with you
and who isnt. Dont let a loss dominate your mind.

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or someone you enjoy working alongside. Your
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SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Choose wisely with
whom you share your thoughts, ideas and plans. Not
everyone will see things your way. You need to prepare
before you make your feelings known.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) You need to work
to improve your financial, emotional and physical
positions. Find out whats required of you to turn a
negative into a positive, and keep whatever you do
simple and within your budget.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Share your thoughts
and guide those around you to make wise choices.

Your input will help you gain respect and appreciation.

Close a deal, negotiate or take on a new project.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) If you have a job to
do, get it out of the way. Complaints will be made
if you arent up to date or in the know regarding
whats expected of you.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) Your power of
persuasion will help you get your way, but once you
do, make sure you can deliver on the promises youve
made. If you give it your all, youll get a high return.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) Dont make
assumptions. You are better off doing a job right the
first time, even if it requires you to solicit input from
others. Romance will ease your stress.
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(7885n) Partner with internal teams to
develop a solid understanding of global
infrastructure expansion needs and programs, including technical variations
among different types of deployments
and related trade-offs, timelines, and proposed capital/operating expenditures.
Occasional domestic and international
travel required. Business analyst
(7866n) Perform quantitative analysis,
data visualization, and data-mining to
tell the story behind numbers and derive
actionable insights for Facebook advertisers.
Mail resume to: Facebook, Inc. Attn: SBGIM, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA
94025. Must reference job title & job#
shown above, when applying.

2 years experience

110 employment

110 employment

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San mateo, ca

Home caRe aIDeS

Multiple shifts to meet your needs. Great
pay & benefits, Sign-on bonus, 1yr exp
Matched Caregivers (650)839-2273,
(408)280-7039 or (888)340-2273

customer Service
Are you..Dependable, friendly,
detail oriented,
willing to learn new skills?

Immediate placement
on all assignments.

Do you have.Good communication skills, a desire for steady

employment and employment


110 employment

neWSPaPeR InteRnS
The Daily Journal is looking for interns to do entry level reporting, research, updates of our ongoing features and interviews. Photo interns also welcome.

Full time, Mon-Fri 8-5pm
Car/public transportation,
Spanish preferred
$12-$13 to start

We expect a commitment of four to

eight hours a week for at least four
months. The internship is unpaid, but
intelligent, aggressive and talented interns have progressed in time into
paid correspondents and full-time reporters.


Please call for an

Appointment: 650-342-6978

College students or recent graduates

are encouraged to apply. Newspaper
experience is preferred but not necessarily required.

DUmP tRUck DRIVeR, SM, good pay,

benefits. Must have a Class A or B
License. (650)343-5946 M-F, 8-5.

Please send a cover letter describing

your interest in newspapers, a resume
and three recent clips. Before you apply, you should familiarize yourself
with our publication. Our Web site:

San Carlos (650)596-3489

San caRLoS
AM Dishwasher
Wednesdays through
Contact Chef
(650) 592-7258 or
(541) 848-0038

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got JoBS?
the best career seekers
read the Daily Journal.
We will help you recruit qualified, talented
individuals to join your company or organization.

HIRIng noW

for caregivers!
Newly opening RCFE in
San Mateo. Full time and part time
shifts and schedules available.

Send resume to:

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Up to $15 per hour. Company Car.
Call Molly Maid at (650)837-9788.
1700 S. Amphlett, #218, San Mateo.

San Mateo Daily Journal

the Daily Journals readership covers a wide

range of qualifications for all types of positions.

Newspaper Delivery Routes to businesses and newsracks,

and some apartment buildings. (No residential houses.)

For the best value and the best results,

recruit from the Daily Journal...

Early mornings, six days per week, Monday through Saturday.

2 to 4 hour routes. Must have own vehicle, valid license and

contact us for a free consultation

Pick up papers between 3:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m.

call (650) 344-5200 or


Pay dependent on route size.

Call 650-344-5200
or email resume to


No Experience Required
Paid Training Provided
FT/PT excellent FT benefits
Evenings/weekends/vehicle/driving required
($250.00 Sign-on Bonus)
Dont wait come in TODAY Ask for Carol

(650) 458-2200
1660 S. Amphlett Blvd. #115 in San Mateo

SyStemS anaLySt/ Associate PRODUCT MANAGER Comcast Cable

Comm, LLC, San Mateo, CA, Drive develop & innovation w/i cos premium video adv ops. Reqs. Bach in CS, Engin or
rltd & 2 yrs. exp. in enterprise SW develop w/ SQL-based enterprise DB systems
that automate bus processes in Agile environ, incl conduct reqs gathering, write
specifications & perform tech project
Must have demonstrated
knowledge of Fin &Account Systems,
Principles & Concepts. Apply to:
.Refer to Job ID# 3008

Send your information via e-mail to or by regular mail to 1900 Alameda de las Pulgas #112, San Mateo CA 94403

Packetzoom, Inc (San Mateo, CA)

FT job: Sr. Software Engr. Resp. for arch
& prod design; req Master's or equiv +
exp w/spec skills. Visit
to Principals only.


CitiGarden Hotel is now hiring in
all departments, starting between
$11 - $14 per hour.
Please apply in person, at the front desk:
245 S. Airport Blvd,
South San Francisco

Monday July 18, 2016

110 employment
RIggeR HeLPeR, full time, benefits,
will train. Clean DMV. Lifting 50
pounds. 415-798-0021
SaLeS - Telemarketing and Inside Sales
Representative needed to sell newspaper print and web advertising and event
marketing solutions. To apply, pleasecall
650-344-5200 and send resume to
The San Mateo Daily Journal is looking
for ambitious interns who are eager to
jump into the business arena with both
feet and hands. Learn the ins and outs
of the newspaper and media industries.
This position will provide valuable
experience for your bright future.
Email resume
SoFtWaRe Ivalua seeks Software Engineer to develop Softw. Dev. Projects. MS in Comp.
Engineering, rel. or fore. equiv.
Worksite: Redwood City, CA. Mail rsum to Ms. Lelievre. Ivalua, Inc, 702
Marshall St. #520, San Mateo, CA
SR. Consultant - Reltio, Inc. Job location:
Redwood Shores, CA. Responsible for
solution architecture, configuration, customization, extension and deployment of
the Reltio software for various Reltio customers. May telecommute from home.
Occasional travel to HQ from home office
Email resume to Attn: HR. Ref# RO8696

Help build the next generation of systems behind Facebook's products. Facebook, Inc. currently has the following
openings in Menlo Park, CA (various levels/types):
Developer Support engineering manager (531n) Build & lead a local team
that helps developers build engaging &
social applications using Facebook Platform. Hardware engineer (5396n) Define architecture & specifications for custom data center equipment. Data Scientist (4220n) Apply your expertise in
quantitative analysis, data mining, & the
presentation of data to see beyond the
numbers & understand how our users interact with our core products. Developer
Support engineer (6496n) Help build
engaging & social applications using
Facebook Platform. Interface with operations & engineering teams to drive development & improvement of application
tools & processes. Product Designer
(7326n) Design, prototype, & build new
features for Facebooks website or mobile applications. Sourcing & operations engineering Business analyst
(8089n) Review supply chain & operational issues to determine technology
solution. Front end engineer (7778J)
Implement features & user interfaces for
next generation products. audience Insights analyst, multicultural (6312n)
Design & deliver analytics to uncover actionable multicultural insights for advertisers. Data engineer (3584n) Build data
solutions that help product & business
teams at Facebook to make data driven
decisions. Platform operations analyst
(5621n) Review applications on Facebook developer products to ensure good
user experience. Data Scientist (7784n)
Leverage data & business principles to
solve large scale web, mobile, & data infrastructure problems. Database engineer (4797n) Build, scale, & administer
Facebooks internal enterprise RDBMS
databases, including Oracle & Microsoft
SQL Server. Product manager (6393n)
Engage in product design & technical development of new products. Front end
engineer (4653n) Work with Product
Designers to implement the next generation of Companys products. Business
Intelligence (BI) engineer (7696n)

110 employment

294 Baby Stuff

Partner with internal stakeholders to understand business requirements, work

with cross-functional data & product
teams across business applications to
build efficient & scalable data solutions.
analytics Program manager, mobile
Partnerships (7177n) Drive insights
agenda & daily operations for strategic
insights program across leading mobile
network operators & device manufacturers. application engineer, .net
(6464n) Develop & maintain integrated,
scalable, corporate applications & design
& engineer efficient, scalable, & sustainable computer solutions.

3 In 1 Crib $99 (convertible to Day Bed,

Headboard for Full Size bed) (650)3482306

Mail resume to: Facebook, Inc. Attn: SBGIM, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA
94025. Must reference job title & job#
shown above, when applying.










over the Hedge

over the Hedge

over the Hedge


BaSSInet $45 (Musical, Rocks, vibrates, has 4 wheels, includes sheets &
mattress) (650)348-2306
FISHeR-PRIce HeaLtHy Care booster
seat - $5 (650)592-5864.
FISHeR-PRIce HeaLtHy Care booster
seat - $5 (650)592-5864.

295 art

BoB taLBot Marine Lithograph (Signed Framed 24x31 Like New. $99.

203 Public notices

FIctItIoUS BUSIneSS name
Statement #269815
The following person is doing business
as: 1) Atieva USA Inc. 2) Atieva Inc.,
125 Constitution Dr, MENLO PARK, CA
94025. Registered Owner: Atieva USA
Inc, DE. The business is conducted by a
Corporation. The registrant commenced
to transact business under the FBN on
/s/Jeff Jia/
This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 6/28/2016. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
7/4/16, 7/11/16, 7/18/16, 7/25/16
FIctItIoUS BUSIneSS name
Statement #269765
The following person is doing business
as: A Reliant International Business, 844
Alta Loma Dr, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94080. Registered Owner: Azra
Kazmi, same address. The business is
conducted by an Individual. The registrant commenced 2005
/s/Azra Kazmi/
This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 6/24/2016. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
7/18/16, 7/25/16, 8/1/16, 8/8/16)

cLaSSIc LamBoRgHInI Countach

Print, Perfect for garage, Size medium
framed, Good condition, $25. 510-6840187
cooL Hot Rod Print "Eddies Market "
Perfect for Garage, SExcellent Condition
$50. 510-684-0187
HonDa 750 Poster, Rare History of
Honda 750 by Cycle World, mounted on
Foam Board, $50. 510-684-0187

296 appliances
3.7 cUBIc ft mini fridge $99 Mint Condition (Used only 6 weeks kitchen remodel)
aIR conDItIoneR 10000 BTU w/remote. Slider model fits all windows. LG
brand $199 runs like new. (650)2350898
aIR conDItIoneR, Portable, 14,000
CPN14XC9, almost like new! All installation accessories included.
20 x 16-5/8 x 33-1/2 $345.
BLack & Decker Car Vac, Gd. Condition $8 650-952-3500

210 Lost & Found

cHeFmate toaSteR oven, brand

new, bakes, broils, toasts, adjustable
temperature. $25 OBO. (650)580-4763

FoUnD: LaDIeS watch outside Safeway Millbrae 11/10/14 call Matt,


cIRRUS Steam mop model SM212B 4

new extra cleaning pads,user manual.
$45. 650-5885487

FoUnD: RIng Silver color ring found

on 1/7/2014 in Burlingame. Parking Lot
M (next to Dethrone). Brand inscribed.
Gary @ (650)347-2301

coLeman LXe Roadtrip Grill Red Brand New! (still in box) $100

LoSt - my coLLaPSIBLe music stand,

clip lights, and music in black bags were
taken from my car in Foster City and may
have been thrown out by disappointed
thieves. Please call (650)704-3595

eLegant eLectRIc Fireplace on

wheels in white casing can see flames,
like new. $99 (650)771-6324
ReFRIgeRatoR WHIte Full sized 2
door Whirlpool Perfect condition .$98.
650 583-9901 650 678-0221

LoSt - Womans diamond ring. Lost

12/18. Broadway, Redwood City.
REWARD! (650)339-2410

SanItaIRe QUIck Kleen Vacuum and

Host Dry Extractor Carpet Cleaning System Machine. $50. 650-871-1778.

LoSt cat Our Felicity, weighs 7 lbs,

she has a white nose, mouth, chin, all
four legs, chest stomach, around her
neck. Black mask/ears, back, tail. Nice
at or call 650-5768745. She drinks water out of her paws.

toaSteR oVen, Black & Decker, 4Slice, 1200W, Toast, Bake, Broil;
TRO480BS - $12 (650) 952-3500

LoSt SmaLL gray and green Parrot.

Redwood Shores. (650)207-2303.

QUaLIty BookS used and rare. World
& US History and classic American novels. $5 each obo (650)345-5502
StePHen kIng Hardback Books
2 @ $3.00 each - (650)341-1861
StePHen kIng Hardback Books
2 @ $3.00 each - (650)341-1861

toaSteR oVen, Black & Decker, 4Slice, 1200W, Toast, Bake, Broil;
TRO480BS - $12 (650) 952-3500
UPRIgHt VacUUm Cleaner, $10. Call
Ed, (415)298-0645 South San Francisco

297 Bicycles
aDULt BIkeS 1 regular and 2 with balloon tires $30 Each (650) 347-2356

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

298 collectibles

302 antiques

304 Furniture

LennoX ReD Rose, Unused, hand

painted, porcelain, authenticity papers,
$12.00. (650) 578 9208.

BeaUtIFUL anD UnIQUe Victorian

Side Sewing table, All original. Rosewood. Carved. eXceLLent conDItIon! $350. (650)815-8999.

weight, wood top for writing $25.00 (650)
578 9208)

mILLeR LIte Neon sign , work good

$59 call 650-218-6528
Reno SILVeR Legacy Casino four
rare memorabilia items, casino key, two
coins, small charm. $95. (650)676-0974
ScHILLeR HIPPIe poster, linen, Sparta
graphics 1968. Mint condition. $600.00.
StaR WaRS C-3PO mint pair, green tint
(Japan), gold (U.S.) 4 action figures.
$24 650-518-6614
StaR WaRS Hong Kong exclusive, mint
Pote Snitkin 4 green card action figure.
$15 650-518-6614
StaR WaRS Lando Calrissian 4 orange card action figure, autographed by
Billy Dee Williams. $38 Steve 650-5186614
$15,650-591-9769 San Carlos


BmW FoRmULa 1 Diecast Model, Excellent Condition, 1:43 Scale 2007 Race
Team $80. 510-684-0187
maHogany antIQUe Secretary desk,
72 x 40 , 3 drawers, Display case, bevelled glass, $700. (650)766-3024
oLD VIntage Wooden Sea Captains
Tool Chest 35 x 16 x 16, $65
StoRe FRont display cabinet, From
1930, marble base. 72 long x 40 tallx
21 deep. Asking $500. (650)341-1306

303 electronics
46 mItSUBISHI Projector TV, great
condition. $400. (650)261-1541.
Bazooka SPeakeR Bass tube 20
longx10 wide round never used in box
$75. (650)992-4544

300 toys

BLaUPUnkt am/Fm/cD Radio and Receiver with Detachable Face asking

$100. (650)593-4490

3-StoRy BaRBIe Dollhouse with spiral

staircase and elevator. $60. (650)5588142

comPLete coLoR photo developer

Besler Enlarger, Color Head, trays, photo
tools $50/ 650-921-1996

StaR WaRS one 4 orange card action figure, Luke Skywalker (Ceremonial) $6 Steve 650-518-6614

LeFt-HanD eRgonomIc keyboard

with 'A-shape' key layout Num pad, $20

StaR WaRS one 4 orange card action figure, Momaw Nadon (Hammerhead). $8 Steve 650-518-6614

motoRoLa BRaVo MB 520 (android

4.1 upgrade) smart phone 35$ 8GB SD
card Belmont (650)595-8855

StaR WaRS SDCC Stormtrooper

Commander $29 OBO Dan,
650-303-3568 lv msg

neW ac/Dc adapter, output DC 4.5v,

$5, 650-595-3933

302 antiques
1930'S SPaLDIng golf club, wooden
shaft, left handed, iron blade#2,
$20, 650-591-9769 San Carlos
1940 one gallon swing spout ,all copper
oil dispenser, $15, 650-591-9769 San
antIQUe ItaLIan lamp 18 high, $70

LegaL notIceS
Fictitious Business Name Statements,
Trustee Sale Notice, Name Change, Probate,
Notice of Adoption, Divorce Summons,
Notice of Public Sales and More.
Published in the Daily Journal for San Mateo County.

Fax your request to: 650-344-5290

Email them to:

neW ac/Dc adapter, output DC 4.5v,

$5, 650-595-3933
onkyo aV Receiver HT-R570 .Digital
Surround, HDMI, Dolby, Sirius Ready,
Cinema Filter.$95/ Offer 650-591-2393
oPtImUS H36 ST5800 Tower Speaker
36x10x11 $30. (650)580-6324
oRIgInaL am/Fm 1967/68 Honda Radio for $50. (650)593-4490
PIoneeR HoUSe Speakers, pair. 15
inch 3-way, black with screens. Work
great. $99.(650)243-8198
Sony DHg-HDD250 DVR and programable remote.
Record OTA. Clock set issues $99 650595-8855
Sony DVD/cD Changer DVP-NC665P.
Precision Drive2/MP3 playback. Precision Cinema Progressive. Needs remote
control. $20. 650-654-9252
Sony PRoJectIon TV 48" with remote good condition $99 (650)345-1111

t Bartender t Cocktail Server

t Breakfast Cook t Dishwasher
t AM Housekeeper t PM Laundry Attendant
AM & PM Shifts Available
Employee Benefits Package

Call Michelle D. (650) 295-6141

1221 Chess Drive Foster City 94010

antIQUe maHogany double bed with

adjustable steelframe $225.00. OBO.
BeaUtIFUL QUeenSIze BeD/orthopedic/Paid $1500.Like New. $500 or b/o.
Must go fast! 650-952-3063
BeIge caRPet. 12 1/2'x11 1/2'. Good
condition. Good for bedroom.$95.
BeIge SoFa $99. Excellent Condition
(650) 315-2319
BeIge SoFa $99. Excellent Condition
(650) 315-2319
(650)7569516 Daly City.



BRoWn WooDen bookshelf H 3'4"X W

3'6"X D 10" with 3 shelves $25.00 call
cHaIR Designer gray, beige, white.
Excellent condition. $59. 650-573-6895
cHaIR WItH rollers, Sturdy chair, blue
seat, black rollers, $10.00 (650) 578
cHaIRS 2 Blue Good Condition $50
OBO (650)345-5644
coat/Hat StanD, solid wood, for your
mountain cabin/house. $50. (650)5207045
coFFee taBLe Woven bamboo with
glass top. $99. 650-573-6895
comPUteR DeSk $25 , drawer for keyboard, 40" x 19.5" (619)417-0465
comPUteR SWIVeL CHAIR. Padded
Leather. $80. (650) 455-3409
comPUteR taBLe, adjustable height,
chrome legs, 29x48 like new $30 (650)
coUcH Designer gray, beige, white.
Excellent condition. $99. 650-573-6895
coUcH, cReam IKEA, great condition,
$89, light-weight, compact, sturdy loveseat (415)775-0141
cUStom maDe wood sewing storage
cabinet perfect condition $75. (650)4831222
DInette taBLe with Chrome Legs: 36"
x58" (with one leaf 11 1/2") - $50.
DInette taBLe, 3 adjustable leaf.$30.
(650) 756-9516.Daly City.
DInIng Room table Good Condition
$90.00 or best offer ( 650)-780-0193

VIntage g.e. radio, model c-430-a

$60. (650)421-5469

DRUm taBLe - brown, perfect condition, nice design, with storage, $45.,

VIntage g.e. radio, model c-442c $60.


enD taBLeS Woven bamboo, offwhite. $89. 650-573-6895. (650)573-689

VIntage g.e. radio, model c1470 $60.


eSPReSSo taBLe 30 square, 40 tall,

$95 (650)375-8021

VIntage zenItH radio, model L516b

$75. (650)421-5469

InFInIty FLooR speakers H 38" x W

11 1/2" x D 10" good $50. (650)756-9516

VIntage zenItH radio, model yrb-791 1948, $ 70. (650)421-5469

LaWn cHaIRS (4) White, plastic, $8.

each, (415)346-6038

304 Furniture

LoVe Seat, Upholstered pale yellow

floral $99. (650)574-4021

2 tWIn MAPLE bed frames, Cannon

Ball construction **SoLD **

LoVeSeat Designer gray, beige,

white. Excellent condition. $89. 650-5736895

antIQUe DInIng table for six people

with chairs $99. (650)580-6324


antIQUe maHogany Bookcase. Four

feet tall. $75. (415) 282-0966.


Monday July 18, 2016


304 Furniture

304 Furniture

306 Housewares

308 tools

310 misc. For Sale

316 clothes

neW tWIn Mattress set plus frame

$30.00 (650) 347-2356

teak-VeneeR comPUteR desk with

single drawer and stacked shelves. $30
obo. 650-465-2344

PRe-LIt 7 ft Christmas tree. Three sections, easy to assemble. $50. 650 349

oXygen acetyLene Heavy Duty


VaSe WItH flowers 2 piece good for the

Holidays, $25., (650) 867-2720

PaRIS HILton purse white & silver unused, about 12" long x 9" high $23. 650592-2648

VIntage LARGE Marble Coffee Table,

round. $75.(650)458-8280

308 tools

WaLnUt cHeSt, small (4 drawer with

upper bookcase $50. (650)726-6429

PaIntIng tooLS - hooks, stirrups 110

ropes, poles, 20 plank, 440 Graco Spary
Machine, $500, Asking (650)-483-8048

aLUmInUm LaDDeRS 40ft, $99 for two,

Call (650)481-5296

oak BookcaSe, 30"x30" x12". $25.

oak SIX SHELF Book Case 6FT 4FT
$55 (650)458-8280
oUtDooR WooD ScReen - new $80
obo Retail $130 (650)873-8167
PaPaSan cHaIRS (2) -with cushions
$45. each set, (650)347-8061



QUeen SIze Sofa bed and love seat,

dark brown
both obo 650-279-4948
RecLIneR cHaIR blue tweed clean
good $75 Call 650 583-3515
RecLInIng SWIVeL & high-back chair
(Hampton) exc condition $30 (650) 7569516 Daly City.
RecLInIng SWIVeL chair almost new
$99 650-766-4858

BoStItcH 16 gage Finish nailer Model

SB 664FN $99 (650)359-9269

PoWeRmatIc taBLe SAW, heavy duty, excellent condition, perfect for contractor or carpenter. $750 or best offer.
Call anytime, (650)713-6272

WooD FURnItURe- one end table and

coffee table. In good condition. $30
OBO. (760)996-0767.

cRaFtSman 9" Radial Arm Saw with 6"

dado set. No stand. $55 (650)341-6402

PUmP SUBmeRSIBLe 1/6 h.p. new

$10.00 contact joe at 650-573-5269

306 Housewares

cRaFtSman JIg Saw - 1/4 HP. Variable speed. Extra blades. Saw edge
guide. $25 650-654-9252

SHoPSmItH maRk V 50th Anniversary


cHRIStmaS tRee China, Fairfield

Peace on Earth. Complete Set of 12 (48
pieces) $75. 650-493-5026

cRaFtSman JIgSaW 3.9 amp. with

variable speeds $65 (650)359-9269

taBLe SaW craftsman $ 50.00 or b.o.

contact joe at 650-573-5269

cRaFtSman RaDIaL Arm Saw Stand.

In box. $30. (650)245-7517

tWo WHeeL dolly used $20.00 contact

joe at 650-573-5269

cRaFtSman RaDIaL SaW, with cabinet stand, $200 Cash Only, (650)8511045

VIntage cRaFtSman Jig Saw. Circa

1947. $60. (650)245-7517

WooD - wall Unit - 30" long x 6' tall x

17.5" deep. $90. (650)631-9311

comPLete Set OF CHINA - Windsor

Garden, Noritake. Four place-settings,
20-pieces in original box, never used.
$250 per box
(3 boxes available).
DecoRatIVe LamP & 8"x8" mirror, exc
cond $30 (650)756-9516.Daly City.

DeLta caBInet SaW with overrun table. $1,500/obo. ((650)342-6993

new $20.00

PLaStIc DUaL-LID Underbed Storage

Container with wheels, 31"x15"x5-1/2",
$7 (650) 952-3500.

Phone: 650-591-8062

teak caBInet 28"x32", used for stereo equipment $25. (650)726-6429

SoLID teak floor model 16 wine rack

with turntable $60. (650)592-7483

RockIng cHaIR fine light, oak condition with pads, $85/OBO. 650 369 9762
contract joe 650-573-5269


HeaVy DUty Mattock/Pick, Less Handle $5. (650)368-0748

Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle

Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis

1 Chicken piece
6 Amazing!
9 Vineyard picking
14 Reddish-orange
salon dye
15 Cleanup hitters
16 More sick-looking
17 Fancy burger
19 Athlete on a
20 When repeated,
an African fly
21 Gretels brother
23 Jumps on one
24 Opposite of
25 Begin serving
27 Ristorante shrimp
32 Spoils, as food
35 Powerful
northern cold
38 Messenger
39 Musical
40 Underinflated
tires need
41 Sch. east of
43 Bit of gel
44 30 Rock
47 One throwing the
first pitch
49 Art of The
50 Must have
51 Juvenile newt
53 Melville sailor
55 Flowering
58 Happy hour
61 Remove from the
63 Color of a clear
65 Raring to go
66 __ Abner
67 Blackens, as
68 Earnest requests
69 __ Miz
70 Hitters statistic,
and, when
abbreviated, a
hint to the six
longest puzzle

1 How about __!
2 Farm layers
3 Picnic
4 Bearded antelope
5 Dish of choppedup leftovers
6 Small songbirds
7 More than pudgy
8 Michelle, to Barack
9 Valedictorians
4.0, e.g.: Abbr.
10 Itchy skin
11 Good Eats
series creator
12 One sought by
13 Love deity
18 Army privates
training, familiarly
22 Johns, to Elton
26 Downtown
singer Clark
27 Smooths in wood
28 Certain Balkan
29 Injury treatment
30 NYC subway org.
31 Stereotypical
Arrr! shouter
32 Attire
33 Broadway title

34 Boy in a classic
Irish ballad
36 Boxer Max
37 State-issued
driver ID
42 USN officer
45 Mother of Castor
and Pollux
46 Stage
48 Watery obstacle
for Moses
51 Popeye creator

VIntage SHoPSmItH and BanD

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52 Tips caught by a
catcher, e.g.
53 Honk cousin
54 Eurasian border
56 Strikes opposite
57 Flat-topped hill
58 Spill secrets
59 Vague emanation
60 Part of R and R
62 Ambulance
destinations, for
64 Gambling action


WILLIamS #1191 cHRome 2 1/16"

Combination "SuperRrench". Mint. $89.
WILLIamS #40251, 4 PC. Tool Set
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309 office equipment

Good condition
HP DeSkJet 5800 series Printer - wireless. Manuals included. $25. (650)5925864
neat ReceIPtS Mobile Scanner new
in box $79, call 650-324-8416

310 misc. For Sale

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311 musical Instruments

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cLaSSIc coRt Electric Guitar $99.00

located in downtown Palo Alto
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gULBRanSen BaBy gRanD PIano Appraised @ $5450., want $1800 obo,
HammonD B-3 Organ and 122 Leslie
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317 Building materials

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InteRIoR DooRS, 8, Free. Call 5737381.
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HoHneR Pocket Pal.
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SHUtteRS 2 wooden shutters 32x72

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WHIte DoUBLe pane window for $29

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UPRIgHt PIano. In tune. Fair condition. $300 OBO (650) 533-4886.

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312 Pets & animals

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BamBoo BIRD Cage - very intricate design - 21"x15"x16". $50 (650)341-6402
one kenneL Cab ll one Pet Taxi animal carriers 26x16. Excellent cond. $60..
PaRRot cage, Steel, Large - approx
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offer. (650)245-4084
PatIo Dog door used $50.00 (650)5735269
Pet caRRIeR, brown ,Very good condition, $15.00 medium zize leave txt or call
650 773-7201

316 clothes
100% WooL brown dress pants, 42X30
$8 650-595-3933
Boy ScoUt canvas belt with Boy Scout
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318 Sports equipment

15 SF Giants Posters -- Barry Bonds,
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aDIDaS engLISH Olympics sports bag
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cHILDS kIck sgooter by razor wiyh helmet $25 obo (650)591-6842
LaDIeS mcgRegoR Golf Clubs
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men'S RoSSIgnoL Skis.
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menS noRDIca ski boots for sale, size

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neW 8" tactical knife, one hand open
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PoWeR PLUS Exercise Machine


Set oF Used Golf Clubs with Cart for

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SocceR BaLLS - $8.00 each (like new)
4 available. (650)341-5347
tennIS PRInce Pro rackets (2) with
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FaUX FUR Coat Woman's brown multi

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HatS, BRanD New, Nascar Racing,

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VIntage engLISH ladies ice skates up to size 7-8, $40., (650)873-8167

LaDIeS BootS size 8 , 3 pairs different

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VIntage naSH Cruisers Mens/ Womens Roller Skates Blue indoor/outdoor sz

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LeatHeR Jacket, New Black Italian

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Wet SUIt - medium size, $95., call for

info (650)851-0878

men'S aSIcS Kayano used very good

condition size 10.5 new $159 ONLY $15
650 520-7045

Women'S LaDy Cougar gold iron set

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men'S nIke shoe in like new condition

Grey color size 11. $35. 650 520-7045
men'S SkI boots size 10, $75.
neW Jockey Men's Classic Crew
white tshirts (L) 3pk $15/each (5 available) 650.952.3466
neW WItH tags Wool or cotton Men's

Women'S noRDIca ski boots, size 8

1/2. $50 650-592-2047
yamaHa RooF RACK, 58 inches $75.

345 medical equipment

BatH cHaIR LIFt. Peterman battery
operated bath chair lift. Stainless steel
frame. Accepts up to 350lbs. Easily inserted I/O tub.$250 OBO.
(650) 739-6489.
BeDSIDe commoDe like new $15
eLectRIc WHeeLcHaIR, great shape,
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meDLIne meDSoFt Vinyl Pillows,
noVa WaLkeR with storage box &
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Continued from page 1
but was denied because of severely low gas
tax revenue.
Transportation must approve the MTC
request to pool the money from other projects to continue the Highway 101 carpool
lane study.
Environmental studies are already underway by C/CAG to study whether carpool
lanes and a possible toll lane/express lane
will work to ease congestion on Highway
An express lane is essentially a carpool
lane that single drivers can pay for to
Express lanes make sense for the corridor
because of the high number of express buses
that already travel on Highway 101, the bad
traffic that currently exists and the high
number of motorists who have the ability to
pay to access the lanes, said Randy
Rentschler, MTCs director of legislation
and public affairs.
The corridor has the prerequisites to
make it work, Rentschler said Friday.
MTC actually supports the concept of
express lanes throughout the entire Bay

Continued from page 7
who Donald Trump the man is, not
just Donald Trump the candidate,
Trumps campaign chairman, Paul
Manafort, said Sunday on the convention floor.
The pre-convention show got
off to a rocky start, as the addition
of Pence to the ticket dragged out
over a few days amid rumblings
that Trump was having second


Officials are seeking federal funding to study the feasibility of carpool lanes on Highway 101.
Area, he said.
But Highway 101, he said, is a significant priority for everybody.
C/CAG has partnered with the San Mateo
County Transit District and Caltrans to con-

thoughts. Trump called the Indiana

governor my first choice when
introducing him Saturday in New
York, but spent most of his 28minute speech talking about anything but his new running mate
and spent only a few seconds with
him on stage.

Who will speak?

The Trump campaign has not yet
released a full list of convention
speakers, or say who will speak
when, but plenty of Republicans
are skipping the show including the GOPs two living ex-pres-

duct an assessment of the corridor, which is

in the beginning stages of environmental
review, said the agencys Executive Director
Sandy Wong.
Those studies will not be completed for

idents and its last three nominees.

While an official printed convention program features Ohio Gov.
John Kasich and Sen. Rob
Portman near the front, neither
will speak or even appear inside
the convention hall.
The only professional athlete
on the program is pro golfer
Natalie Gulbis, after college football star Tim Tebow called his
attendance a rumor. Ivanka
Trumps rabbi, scheduled to deliver the opening prayer, also backed
Trump and his allies do appear

another two years or more though, she said.

Although a high number of tech buses
drop off employees at corporate campuses
up and down the Peninsula, they get stuck in
traffic traveling north of Whipple Avenue
since there are no carpool lanes on Highway
101 in San Mateo County.
Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-South
San Francisco, has made improving traffic
on Highway 101 one of his top priorities.
Mullin introduced legislation last year to
develop a strategy to tame traffic as the
rebounding economy has led to slower commutes.
Mullins Assembly Bill 378 would make
congestion relief on Highway 101 a priority, however, the bill did not pass out of
Its critical that we examine all the possible alternatives to addressing the existing
congestion and express lanes are one of
those options. I have met with a number of
stakeholders since introducing AB 378 in
2015 to discuss strategies and options that
could address the issue. Hopefully, as the
study on express lanes proceeds, there will
be additional information and options that
will come to light. I am ready to work with
community groups, business leaders, transportation planners and local governments
to craft legislation that may be required to
assist in the process, Mullin wrote in an

to have quashed a rebellion from

the so-called Never Trump
movement. Rebel delegates still
vow to cause convention mischief, but Trump will get an immediate boost when the nomination
roll call starts with Alabama. At
the mic will be delegation chairman Jeff Sessions, the first U.S.
senator to endorse Trump and one
of his most full-throated supporters in Congress.
This Never Trump push, its
been an interesting story, but its
one of noise at this point, not of

Continued from page 6
mine whether any other person in Congress
ever had any such history.
Espaillats shot at the November general
election didnt come easily.
He lost two previous primary attempts
against Rangel, the Lion of Harlem, who
was first elected in 1970 and is retiring this
That means a new day for the historically
black 13th congressional district.
Changing demographics in recent years
The district is now about 55 percent
Hispanic, thanks to the addition of small
portions of the Bronx in its covered area. At
times, primary contests got heated, with
accusations that racial politics were being
This time around, Espaillat competed

Continued from page 6
societys ills that police are asked to handle
from loose dogs to single-parent households. All for about $44,000 a year.
As much as possible, Whitaker tries to
explain that police are human too, and if
they might be a bit rude or brusque, its not
necessarily because of racism.
On the flip side, she tries to explain to
white colleagues why blacks might be distrustful or fearful when encountering an officer. The long history of police targeting
blacks for violence and going unpunished cant be easily dismissed.
As a detective, she doesnt wear a uniform.
When she goes to the city gas pumps, shes
been questioned about where she works.
Does he know that I work here? Yeah, he
sees me using my ID to get (gas), and they
still feel the need to ask me. And that hap-

Chairwoman Terry Lathan said


United party
That moment may help Trump
score what he needs most from the
convention: a picture of a
Republican Party united behind
his candidacy. To do it, the RNC
chairman suggests that for this
week, the infamously freewheeling Trump would do well to follow
the script.
He does really well on the
teleprompters, Priebus tsaid. It
really is, I think, presidential.

against a field that included another

Dominican politician, as well as AfricanAmerican candidates, including one who had
Rangels support.
In the general election, he faces
Republican Tony Evans and Green Party
candidate Daniel Vila Rivera.
Community transition from black to
Hispanic can been seen around the country,
said Robert Smith, professor of political
science at San Francisco State University,
and in terms of substance, it doesnt make
that much difference in the already-changed
The election is a reflection of how the
reality of the district has already shifted, he
said, and whatever symbolic significance it
has is because of Harlems place in black
Espaillat said that while the city is always
changing, the spirit of the area would
Im not a stranger to Harlem, he said. I
dont think there should be any fear, because
I am a New Yorker.
pens more than once, she said.
When she asks white co-workers how
they might feel in the same situation, they
say they would absolutely lose it.
Well, you dont experience that, she
Americans opinions about policing are
sharply divided along racial lines. In a
nationwide poll last summer by the
Associated Press-NORC Center for Public
Affairs, 81 percent of black Americans said
police are too quick to use deadly force,
compared with 33 percent of whites. A third
of blacks said they trust police to work in
the best interest of the community, less
than half the percentage of whites.
Whitaker has taken to Facebook to talk
about police shootings, violence and race
relations in lengthy posts that expand upon
law and emotion. Her page has now more
than 1,300 followers. Her mission is to be a
messenger of peace.
It takes courage for all of us to meet in
the middle, and thats hard to do, she said.
Perception is everything.