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Monday Jan. 23, 2017 XVII, Edition 136

Comprehending homelessness
San Mateo County, national One Day Count this week helps officials gauge how to help
By Samantha Weigel
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF

In a biennial effort to gauge the


extent of San Mateo Countys
homeless population by gathering data to inform future policy
decisions, hundreds of volunteers
will hit the streets early Thursday
morning for the national One Day
Homeless Count.
Starting 5 a.m., nearly 400 peo-

ple will disperse across the county


from coast to Bay to tally the number of people living on the
streets, in their vehicles or a shelter.
Officials are cautiously hopeful
the point-in-time data meaning rates likely fluctuate throughout the year will show another
decrease in the number of homeless. But with the regions wellknown housing crisis persisting,

its not yet


clear what this
years data will
reveal.
The countys
Human Services
Agency is still
looking for a
few more volunteers to join,
Dave Pine
and Supervisor
Dave Pine is participating in the

count he described as eye-opening


as it highlights an often hidden
disparity.
We live in one of the most
affluent places in the world and the
folks who are without homes,
theyre our neighbors too. And I
think anyone who participates in
this count will learn a lot and really be deeply moved by the fact we
can live in a place where we have
such extremes, Pine said. It cer-

tainly makes me appreciate that


there is a problem and we have to
do everything we can to address
it.
The data may be used to steer a
variety of budgeting or policy
decisions as the county Board of
Supervisors nears the deadline for
its bold goal of ending homelessness by 2020.

See COUNT, Page 18

Legislation targeting
shortage of teachers
Lawmaker hopes to make getting credential
easier, more affordable for those entering field
By Austin Walsh
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF

PHOTO COURTESY OF SHOAFFOTO

Hundreds gathered over the weekend in front of Courthouse Square in Redwood City to rally in favor of womens
rights, as part of a national day of protest. SEE PAGE 6 FOR MORE COVERAGE.

Trump offers mixed response to protests


President tweets criticism and recognition of global rallies
By Lisa Lerer
and Jonathan Lemire
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON After a combative start to his presidency,


Donald Trump delivered a more
unifying message Sunday and
sought to reassure Americans he
was up to the daunting task ahead,
as he turned to the business of
government.
Speaking in the White House
East Room during a swearing-in
ceremony for top aides, the president warned his staff of future challenges but declared he believed
they were ready.
But with the faith in each other
and the faith in God, we will get
the job done, the president said.

We will prove
worthy of this
moment in history. And I
think it may
very well be a
great moment
in history.
Trumps reassurance
came
Donald Trump
after a day
marked by global protests against
his presidency and his own complaints about media coverage of
his inauguration. He said his staff
was in the White House not to
help ourselves but to devote
ourselves to the national good.
Trump held up the letter left to
him by his predecessor, Barack
Obama a White House tradition.

A state lawmaker authored a pair


of bills aiming to streamline the
process for those interested in
becoming teachers under an effort
to address the shortage of educators plaguing the Peninsula as
well as the rest of California.
Patrick ODonnell, D-Long
Beach, proposed Assembly Bill
169 to establish a $20,000 grant
program for students enrolled in
teaching credential programs specializing in areas of high need. He
also crafted Assembly Bill 170 to
repeal a law prohibiting state college students from graduating in
four years with a teaching credential.
ODonnell said he believes the
bills stand to resonate throughout
San Mateo County, and the rest of

the state, as
school districts
everywhere are
scrambling to
hire committed
educat o rs
amidst
the
o n g o i n g
teacher shortage.
Patrick
It
will
ODonnell
increase
the
pool of quality teachers, and in
theory by increasing the pool of
quality teachers, the Peninsula
should benefit, said ODonnell.
The spirit of ODonnells bills
are aligned with the variety of
innovative efforts occurring locally designed to draw new teachers to
the classroom.
The San Mateo County Office of

See TEACHERS, Page 20

It was really very nice of him to


do that, Trump said. We will
cherish that. He said the contents
will remain private.
Earlier Sunday, Trump offered a
scattershot response to the sweeping post-inauguration protests a
day earlier, sarcastically denigrating the public opposition and
then defending demonstrators
rights a short time later.
Watched protests yesterday but
was under the impression that we
just had an election! Why didnt
these people vote? Celebs hurt
cause badly, Trump tweeted early
Sunday morning. Ninety-five
minutes later, he struck a more
conciliatory tone.

Strength, concern in Redwood


Citys latest financial snapshot

See TRUMP, Page 18

See FINANCES, Page 20

Even with positive report, city officials prep


for the possibility of a slowdown in growth
By Anna Schuessler
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF

Redwood Citys latest financial


report demonstrated growing revenue streams and in-check expenses, but city officials seem to be
focused on leveraging the citys
financial position for future years.
The City Council had an opportunity to review the citys 201516 financial performance earlier

this month when it approved the


2016 comprehensive annual
financial report, which showed an
expanding budget in both revenue
and expenditures, according to a
staff report.
The citys two largest sources of
revenue property and sales tax
grew over the previous years
numbers by $3.3 million and just

FOR THE RECORD

Monday Jan. 23, 2017

THE DAILY JOURNAL

Thought for the Day


It is easy to get a thousand prescriptions but
hard to get one single remedy. Chinese
proverb.

This Day in History


Congress decided all national elections would be held on the rst
Tuesday after the rst Monday in
November.
In 1 5 1 6 , King Ferdinand II of Aragon, who with his late
queen consort, Isabella of Castile, sponsored the rst voyage of Christopher Columbus in 1492, died in Madrigalejo,
Spain.
In 1 7 8 9 , Georgetown University was established in present-day Washington, D.C.
In 1 9 3 7 , 17 people went on trial in Moscow during Josef
Stalins Great Purge. (All were convicted of conspiracy;
all but four were executed.)
In 1 9 4 4 , Norwegian painter Edvard Munch (The Scream)
died near Oslo at age 80.
In 1 9 5 0 , the Israeli Knesset approved a resolution afrming Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
In 1 9 6 4 , the 24th Amendment to the United States
Constitution, eliminating the poll tax in federal elections,
was ratied as South Dakota became the 38th state to
endorse it.
REUTERS
In 1 9 6 8 , North Korea seized the Navy intelligence ship
Men soar through the air on a wooden sledge during a traditional Bavarian horn sledge race, known as Schnablerrennen,
USS Pueblo, charging its crew with being on a spying misin Germany.
sion. (The crew was released 11 months later.)
In 1977, the original TV mini-series Roots, based on the
Alex Haley novel, began airing on ABC.
In 1 9 8 9 , surrealist artist Salvador Dali died in his native
lier this year because of unusually warm
Mars investigating Skittles
Trucker loses trailer of
Figueres, Spain, at age 84.
temperatures this month.
In 1 9 9 5 , the Supreme Court, in McKennon vs. Nashville said to be intended for cattle
38,000 pounds of marbles
Banner Publishing Co., ruled that companies accused of rNEW YORK A mysterious Skittles
INDIANAPOLIS A trucker has lost Judge cited for allegedly
ing employees illegally could not escape liability by later
spill
on
a
rural
highway
in
Wisconsin
his
marbles in the Indianapolis area.
making an obscene gesture
nding a lawful reason to justify the dismissal.
is taking another twist, with Mars Inc.
State police tell TV station WXIN
EL PASO, Texas A state district
saying it doesn't know why the dis- that a truck carrying 38,000 pounds of
judge
in El Paso is accused of shaking
carded candy might have been headed marbles lost its trailer Saturday on
his
middle
finger at another judge in a
to become cattle feed.
southbound Interstate 465, near fit of anger and now has a court date
The case began when a Wisconsin Pendleton Pike. The marbles were on after being charged with disorderly consheriff posted on Facebook this week the shoulder and in the median.
duct.
that "hundreds of thousands of
There were no injuries, but a lane of
State District Judge Patrick Garcia is
Skittles" had been found spilled on a traffic in that area was affected by the
scheduled for trial in April after the El
highway. Later, he updated the post to cleanup during much of the day.
Paso County district attorney's office
say the candy had fallen off a truck on
determined the misdemeanor case
its way to be cattle feed.
Rotting radishes
should be prosecuted.
Only red Skittles had spilled out, stinking up Pennsylvania town
A county court judge filed a complaint
and Dodge County Sheriff Dale
Actress Mariska
Actor Rutger
Actress Tiffani
after he says Garcia gave him the finger
JERSEY
SHORE,
Pa.

A
television
Schmidt joked in the post that it would
Hargitay is 53.
Hauer is 73.
Thiessen is 43.
in November outside the county courtbe difficult to "Taste the Rainbow" in station has found the reason one central
Actress Jeanne Moreau is 89. Actress Chita Rivera is 84. its entirety. The incident gained atten- Pennsylvania town stinks: a field of house.
The El Paso Times reports Garcia was
Actor-director Lou Antonio is 83. Jazz musician Gary tion after CNN wrote about it, citing a decaying radishes.
angry because he believed the lower
WNEP-TV began investigating after
Burton is 74. Actor Gil Gerard is 74. Rhythm-and-blues report from a local affiliate.
court judge had undermined a plea agreeA variety of food byproducts are residents of in the town of Jersey Shore ment being arranged in Garcia's court.
singer Jerry Lawson is 73. Sen. Thomas R. Carper, D-Del., commonly used for animal feed, and complained the odor was turning the
is 70. Singer Anita Pointer is 69. Actor Richard Dean Mars says it has procedures for dis- place into Funkytown.
Speeding driver in
Some people thought their propane
Anderson is 67. Rock musician Bill Cunningham is 67. carding foods for that purpose.
However, the company says the tanks were leaking. Others say the snow wanted new car stereo
Rock singer Robin Zander (Cheap Trick) is 64. Princess Skittles in question came from a facto- smell was worse than dead deer or rotCONCORD, N.H. New Hampshire
Caroline of Monaco is 60. Singer Anita Baker is 59. Reggae ry that doesn't sell unused products for ting pumpkins. The station even visit- State Police say a driver clocked at 91
ed the sewer plant, which smelled OK.
feed.
mph during a snowstorm said she was
musician Earl Falconer (UB40) is 58. Actor Boris McGiver
The culprit, it turns out, is a field of late for an appointment to have a new
"We don't know how it ended up as it
is 55. Actress Gail OGrady is 54. Former Los Angeles did and we are investigating," Mars radishes planted by T. A. Seeds, a com- car stereo installed.
pany in nearby Nippenose Township.
Police say they stopped 21-year-old
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is 64. Rhythm-and-blues said.
Schmidt
said
one
of
his
deputies
The company plants the radishes to Anastacia Hocking, of Laconia, on
singer Marc Nelson is 46. Rock musician Nick Harmer
came across the spill and sent him scavenge for natural nutrients left in the Interstate 93 in Concord on Wednesday
(Death Cab for Cutie) is 42. Christian rock musician Nick photos, which he posted on soil. The crops normally decay before morning. The highway was covered
the spring thaw, but they've rotted ear- with snow and slush.
DePartee (Kutless) is 32. Singer-actress Rachel Crow is 19. Facebook.

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in first place; Gorgeous George, No. 08, in second
place; and Lucky Charms, No. 12, in third place.
The race time was clocked at 1:44.31.

Mo nday : A chance of showers in the


morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely in the afternoon.
Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Mo nday ni g ht: Showers likely in the
evening...Then a chance of showers after
midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. Chance
of showers 70 percent.
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Monday Jan. 23, 2017

San Bruno dealership expansion plan causes stir


Residents challenge car dealerships interest in redeveloping retail center
By Austin Walsh
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF

The interest of a San Bruno car


dealership to redevelop into a
five-story tower riled residents
who feel such a project is inappropriate near the gateway to the
heart of the city.
Victory Honda of San Bruno
expressed a preliminary desire to
convert its current 20,000-squarefoot dealership at 345 El Camino
Real into a new 155,084-squarefoot facility, though no formal
redevelopment application has
been filed.
The proposal, which has been
examined
by
the
citys
Architectural Review Committee,
drew the ire of residents claiming
such a massive building is incompatible to its surroundings downtown.
This is a massive, awful, gargantuan looking building and they
are proposing it right next to our
main asset, said Callista
Shepherd, who is helping coordinate opposition to the project. A
Facebook page formed to rally
support in the fight against the
project has collected more than
270 followers.
The car dealership expressed an
interest in building a showroom
and car service bays spread across
the bottom two stories of the building, while the top three floors
would share office and car storage
space.
Shepherd said her primary concern is potentially allowing an
auto dealership to enhance its presence in an area that should be

A rendering of the proposed Victory Honda of San Bruno store.


reserved for businesses designed to
draw shoppers and residents downtown.
She founded her argument on
allegations that a larger car dealership at the site is not aligned with
the vision of residents who supported the citys Transit Corridor
Plan and Measure N, approved by
voters in 2014 to increase allowable building heights in an effort
to rejuvenate San Brunos core
commercial district.
It does not fit and does not
comport with what they came to
voters with, she said.
Representatives from Victory
Honda did not return calls or an
email for comment.
Citing the absence of a formal
development application, city
officials would not take a position
on the merits of the project.
But City Manager Connie
Jackson said the concerns raised
by Shepherd were addressed in the
architectural committees initial
review of the project, and would
continue to influence further considerations of the project if a formal application is filed.
Five-story
buildings
are
allowed to be constructed in the
area near the dealership, said
Jackson, who said a conditional

use permit would be required for


the project to be officially
approved.
We are prepared to process the
application in accordance with all
of the citys normal standards and
requirements, including public
participation, she said.
Community
Development
Director David Woltering said he
is uncertain whether Victory
Honda plans to file a formal project application, but said he
believes it has altered the project
design according to community
feedback.
Assuring traffic flow and parking at the dealership does not spill
over into the surrounding neighborhood and that the building is
designed with setbacks and other
architectural features respecting
the nearby homes are the sorts of
issues being considered by the
applicant, said Woltering.
Shepherd though said her
greater concern is the proposal to
construct a large car dealership
which she does not
believe will draw residents to an area proposed to be rejuvenated through a plan promoting establishment
of community assets

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easily accessed by walking or


biking.
This project will do nothing
for the neighborhood, and nothing for San Bruno strictly speaking, she said.
She said she believed such a
project would be a better fit in
other commercial districts, such
as near The Shops at Tanforan.
Shepherd said she would be
deeply frustrated if the project was
ultimately approved by city officials.
We would be extremely surprised and disappointed if our
Planning Commission looked
favorably on this, she said.
Officials though said it is likely
too early to begin discussing the
details of a project so early in the
application process.
The prospective applicant
does have a right to make this
application and we have a responsibility to process it. We do not
have a formal application. If and
when an application comes in, we
would go through our standard
process and there would be
noticed meetings, Woltering
said.
Shepherd though is committed
to her belief the project does not
blend with the citys vision for
downtown San Bruno.
Its just the wrong location,
she said.

Police reports
Failure to launch
A drone was found on Trimaran Court in
San Mateo before 1:25 p.m. Wednesday,
Dec. 28.

SAN MATEO
Th e f t . A bicycle was stolen on South
Fremont Street before 9:57 a.m. Friday,
Dec. 23.
Fraud. A skimming device was found on an
ATM on Laurie Meadows Drive before 8:03
a.m. Friday Dec. 23.
Sus pi ci o us ci rcums tances . A motorcycle was found in the bushes on Newbridge
Avenue before 6:32 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 22.
Sus pi ci o us ci rcums tances . A driver was
following a woman on South El Camino
Real before 4:53 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17.
Theft. A package was taken from a porch
on Weeping Ridge Court before 10:21 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 16.

UNINCORPORATED SAN MATEO


COUNTY
Po s s es s i o n. A 28-year-old Half Moon
Bay man was arrested for possession of a
switchblade knife near Ninth and Main
streets in Montara before 12:39 p. m.
Friday, Jan. 6.
Warrant. A 48-year-old Montara man was
arrested on a misdemeanor warrant out of
San Mateo near Date and George streets in
Montara before 8:08 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30.
Ci tati o n. A 20-year-old woman was cited
and released for driving with a suspended
license on Highway 1 in Montara before
9:48 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30.

Monday Jan. 23, 2017

BAY AREA

THE DAILY JOURNAL

Redwood City police seeking donations for dead officers family


Financial help sought for relatives of officer who died of natural causes while on duty
By Alex Kekauoha
BAY CITY NEWS SERVICE

Police are asking for donations for the


family of an ofcer who died of natural causes while on duty Friday, Jan. 20 in
Redwood City.
According to police, Gerardo Silva, 57,

was working on patrol when he received a


call for service at the police station. When
he did not return after handling the call,
police personnel began searching the
building.
Silva was found inside the police facility,
unconscious and not breathing, police
said. Ofcers performed CPR before para-

medics arrived to take him to a hospital


where he died of natural causes, police said.
Silva was an 18-year veteran with the
Redwood City Police Department.
The San Jose Police Ofcers' Association
Charitable Foundation, on behalf of the
Redwood City Police Ofcers' Association,
has set up a fundraising account to help

Silva's family with the costs associated with


his death. All donations are tax deductible
and all proceeds will go to assist Silva's
wife, according to police.
Donations can be given by mail or
online. Visit
sjpoa.com/Donations/Default.asp for more
information.

Apple depicts Qualcomm as a shady monopolist in $1B lawsuit


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

SAN FRANCISCO Apple is suing


mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion
in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker
against one of its major suppliers.
The 100-page complaint filed Friday in a
San Diego federal court depicts Qualcomm as a
greedy monopolist abusing its power in a key
segment of the mobile chip market to extort
royalties for iPhone innovations that have
nothing to do with Qualcomms technology.
For instance, Qualcomm demanded royal-

ties on Apples fingerprint identification


system built into recent models of the
iPhone and also for larger storage capacities
on the devices, according to the lawsuit.
Qualcomm denied the allegations.
We welcome the opportunity to have these
meritless claims heard in court where we will be
entitled to full discovery of Apples practices
and a robust examination of the merits, said
Don Rosenberg, Qualcomms general counsel.
Apple says it has been cooperating with
government regulators who have been
investigating Qualcomms business prac-

tices, prompting Qualcomm to retaliate by


withholding about $1 billion in scheduled
payments.
Qualcomms recent effort to cover its tracks
by punishing Apple for providing truthful
testimony at the request of government regulators underscores the lengths to which
Qualcomm will go to protect its extortion
scheme, the lawsuit alleges.
Apple launched its legal attack three days
after the Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit alleging Qualcomm has been imposing
unfair licensing terms on manufacturers.

South City police


seeking burglary suspect

Besides cooperating with the FTCs investigation, Apple says it has been providing information about its dealings with Qualcomm to
regulators in Europe, South Korea and Taiwan.
South Korea regulators last month
imposed an $853 million fine on
Qualcomm for violating its antitrust laws, a
decision that Qualcomm is fighting.
Shares in San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc.
fell $1.56, or 2.4 percent, to close Friday at
$62.88. Those of Apple Inc., which is based
in Cupertino, California, ended up 22 cents
at $120.

Local briefs

Police are searching for a man who


allegedly burglarized a home in South San
Francisco on Wednesday.
According to police, at about 11:17
a. m. a resident arrived at his home on
Highland Avenue after running errands.
Upon entering his home, the victim was
confronted by a male suspect who brandished a gun at him. The suspect ordered
the victim onto the floor, and then fled
the home, taking with him jewelry and
cash, police said.
Investigators later determined that the
suspect broke a window in order to enter
the home.
According to police, the suspect was
described as a man in his mid-20s, wearing a dark gray beanie and dark gray
clothes. The suspect was also covering
his face with a cloth, police said.
Anyone with information about this
incident is encouraged to contact the
South San Francisco Police Department at
(650) 877-8900 or the department's tip
line at (650) 952-2244.

Paraglider dies near Pacifica


A paraglider died after being pulled from
the ocean off of Pacifica, according to the
North County Fire Authority.
Firefighters responded 10:37 a. m. ,
Saturday, Jan. 21, to a water rescue at the

beach near the 100 block of Esplanade


Avenue.
A man who had been paragliding was
pulled from the ocean to shore by
bystanders who began giving him CPR,
fire officials said.
Fire crews and paramedics took over to
try to save the man's life but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
No other information was immediately
available about the incident, which is
under investigation by law enforcement
and the San Mateo County coroner's
office, fire officials said.

Gas prices drop


over past two weeks
CAMARILLO The average price of a
gallon of regular-grade gasoline fell just
over 1 cent nationally during the past two
weeks, to $2.36.
Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said
Sunday that the drop mostly results from a
dip in crude oil costs. Lundberg says the
current price is 46 cents a gallon above
what it was a year ago.
Gas in San Diego was the highest in the
continental United States at an average of
$2.82 a gallon Friday. The lowest average
was in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at $2.05 a gallon.
The U.S. average diesel price is $2.57,
up a penny from two weeks ago.

IMMEDIATE
OPENING

The San Mateo County Bar Association is seeking a new:

Chief Defender and Executive Director of the


Private Defender Program (Redwood City)
Successful candidates possess the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Active membership in the State Bar of California


Extensive experience in the practice of criminal law, including serious felonies
Extensive experience in the representation of the members of indigent and under-served communities
Proven ability to collaborate with others in communities with diverse interests
The ability to communicate diplomatically with senior County management, criminal justice partners,
Judges and court personnel
Competitive salary and benets.
If you wish to apply, please send by regular mail a cover letter and resume to:
SMCBA President Joseph Crawford, Hanson Crawford Crum Family Law Group, LLP,
411 Borel Ave., Suite 440, San Mateo, CA.
All applications must be received on or before January 31, 2017.
The San Mateo County Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Principals only. Recruiters please do not contact job poster.
- Do not contact us with unsolicited services or offers.
- No Phone calls or emails please.

Please see full listing at: www.smcba.org.

STATE

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Monday Jan. 23, 2017

California storm causes flooding, evacuations


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

LOS ANGELES Fast-moving floodwaters swept through California mountain


communities and residents fled homes
below hillsides scarred by wildfires as the
third and largest in the latest series
of storms brought a deluge Sunday and
warnings about damaging mudslides.
The National Weather Service cautioned
that the system was expected to gain
strength into the evening and could be the
strongest storm in at least seven years.
California has been swamped during a wet
winter that has brought plenty of rain and
snow after years of drought.
Residents in rural Santa Cruz County
watched helplessly Sunday as the San
Lorenzo River spilled over its banks for
the second time this month, sending
muddy water and debris into yards and
homes. No injuries were reported.
This is the fastest Ive ever seen this
river move. Its already flowing under my
house. I have maybe 2 feet of clearance
before its in my living room, Paradise
Park resident Tammy Grove told the
Sentinel newspaper.
Battalion Chief Aldo Gonzales with the
Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
said the river is the highest he has ever seen it.
Rock slides, debris ows and ooding
closed roads and snarled trafc up and down
the state as the third storm in four days dumped
heavy rain and snow in the mountains.
Flash flood watches and warnings were

in effect for swaths of greater Los Angeles,


where mountain locations could see up to 6
inches of rain. Rain fell at a rate of nearly
three-quarters of an inch per hour.
Traffic was diverted off Interstate 110
south of downtown Los Angeles because of
water flowing across lanes.
Authorities ordered evacuations near
wildfire burn areas in Santa Barbara, Los
Angeles and Orange counties. Potential
debris flows could restrict access for emergency responders, officials said.
Some residents refused to leave, but
Ralph Olivas loaded up his family and their
dog and left his home in Duarte, nestled in
scenic foothills east of Los Angeles that
were left bare by wildfires last June. Recent
rain sent rocks down steep streets where
homeowners built protective barriers out
of lumber and sandbags.
Were packing and leaving because the
muds are coming, the mudslides, he told
Los Angeles news station KCAL-TV,
adding that the risk comes with the territory living up here.
In northern Los Angeles County, about
120 residents near burn areas of Santa
Clarita were ordered to leave late Saturday.
During Fridays storm, raging floodwaters
overflowed a creek and sent a sheriffs
cruiser floating down a street.
Residents who ignore orders to leave can
put rst-responders at risk later if rescues
are needed, said Mike Eliason with the re
department in Santa Barbara County, where
canyon areas wiped clean by wildres were

REUTERS

Vehicles submerged in flood waters are seen during a winter storm in Petaluma earlier this
month.
under caution of ash ooding.
Farther north, strong thunderstorms
packing heavy rain and possible hail were
expected to hit the San Francisco Bay Area.
Wine country communities that already
experienced destructive ooding this
month faced new ood warnings.
Wind gusts topping 50 mph brought
down trees across Northern California.
In Mendocino County, a massive oak
toppled onto an apartment in the city of
Ukiah early Saturday, crushing the building and killing a woman as she lay in her

bed, fire officials told the Press Democrat


newspaper of Santa Rosa. The womans
boyfriend and a 3-year-old boy escaped.
Capt. Pete Bushby of the Ukiah Valley
Fire Authority said heavy rain apparently
had destabilized the 125-foot tree.
Ofcials warned of a high avalanche danger at all elevations of the Sierra Nevada
mountains because of heavy snowfall that
has closed several ski resorts. The Sierra
Avalanche Center advised Sunday against
travel in the area, warning of intense snowfall rates and gale force winds.

Sierra Nevada brewery issues 36-state recall of select craft beers


By Jocelyn Gecker
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

SAN FRANCISCO Sierra Nevada


Brewing Co. announced a recall Sunday of
certain 12-ounce bottles of its pale ales,
IPAs and other beers after detecting a packaging aw that could cause a piece of glass
to break off into the bottle.
In a statement Sunday, it said the recall
applies to eight different types of its craft
beers, including its popular Sierra Nevada
Pale Ale, purchased in 36 states across the
Midwest, the South and East Coast of the
United States.
The California-based company issued the
voluntary recall after quality inspections at
its Mills River, North Carolina, brewery
detected a limited number of bottles made
with a aw that may cause a small piece of
glass to break off and possibly fall into the
bottle, creating a risk of injury, the statement said.
The affected beer has a package date that

falls between Dec. 5, 2016, and Jan. 13,


2017 and a brewery code of M which
stands of Mills River printed directly on
bottles and the packaging of cardboard
cases.
We have decided to take this precaution
to ensure the safety of our customers, Mike
Bennett, chief supply chain ofcer, was
quoted as saying. He said Sierra Nevada had
not received any consumer reports of
injuries, and it believed the concern could
impact about 1 in every 10,000 or .01
percent of its bottles packaged during the
ve-week time period.
Aside from its Pale Ale, the Sierra Nevada
recall includes 12-ounce bottles of its Beer
Camp Golden IPA, Sidecar Orange Pale Ale,
Torpedo Extra IPA, Tropical Torpedo,
Nooner, Hop Hunter and Otra Vez.
The company has stopped distributing all
affected beer and is working to have it
removed from retails shelves, the statement
said. Consumers were urged to check the
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Defiant women to Trump: Your agenda wont go unchallenged


By Nancy Benac
and Ben Nuckols
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1


million people rallied at womens marches
in the nations capital and cities around the
world Saturday to send President Donald
Trump an emphatic message on his first
full day in office that they wont let his
agenda go unchallenged.
Welcome to your first day, we will not
go away! marchers in Washington chanted.
Many of the women came wearing pink,
pointy-eared pussyhats to mock the new
president. Plenty of men joined in, too,
contributing to surprising numbers everywhere from New York, Philadelphia,
Chicago and Los Angeles to Mexico City,
Paris, Berlin, London, Prague and Sydney.
The Washington rally alone attracted over
500,000 people according to city ofcials
apparently more than Trumps inauguration drew on Friday. It was easily one of the
biggest demonstrations in the citys history, and as night fell, not a single arrest was
reported.
The international outpouring served to
underscore the degree to which Trump has
unsettled people in both hemispheres.
We march today for the moral core of this
nation, against which our new president is
waging a war, actress America Ferrera told
the Washington crowd. Our dignity, our
character, our rights have all been under
attack, and a platform of hate and division
assumed power yesterday. But the president
is not America. ... We are America, and we

are here to stay.


Turnout in the capital was so heavy that
the designated march route alongside the
National Mall was impassable. Protesters
were told to make their way to the Ellipse
near the White House by way of other
streets, triggering a chaotic scene that
snarled downtown Washington. Long after
the program had ended, groups of demonstrators were still marching and chanting in
different parts of the city.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer
had no comment on the march except to note
that there were no rm numbers for turnout
because the National Park Service no longer
provides crowd estimates.
Around the world, women brandished
signs with slogans such as Women wont
back down and Less fear more love. They
decried Trumps stand on such issues as abortion, health care, diversity and climate
change. And they branded him a sexist, a
bully, a bigot and more.
We want a leader, not a creepy tweeter,
some marchers chanted in Washington.
In Chicago, organizers canceled the march
portion of their event for safety reasons
because of an overow crowd that reached an
estimated 250,000. People made their way
through the streets on their own anyway. In
New York, well over 100,000 marched past
Trumps home at glittering Trump Tower on
Fifth Avenue. More than 100,000 also gathered on Boston Common, and a similar number demonstrated in Los Angeles.
In Miami, real estate agent Regina
Vasquez, 51, brought a sign saying Repeal
and Replace Trump.
I believe that strength is in the numbers,
and that we should all come out and not make

REUTERS

Protesters shout slogans as they take part in the Women's March outside the U.S. embassy
in Mexico.
Trump the new normal, she said.
All told, more than 600 sister marches
were planned worldwide. Crowd estimates
from police and organizers around the globe
added up to well over a million.
I feel very optimistic even though its a
miserable moment, said Madeline
Schwartzman of New York City, who

brought her twin 13-year-old daughters to


the Washington rally. I feel power.
Retired teacher Linda Lastella, 69, who
came to Washington from Metuchen, New
Jersey, said she had never marched before
but felt the need to speak out when many
nations are experiencing this same kind of
pullback and hateful, hateful attitudes.

Presidents hotel a center of activity and ethical dilemmas


By Julie Bykowicz
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON Red, white and blue balloons rained down over crystal chandeliers
in the soaring atrium of the Trump
International Hotel at midnight Friday a
new inaugural tradition, its social media
account promised.
But while President Donald Trumps hotel
in Washington did serve as a hub of inaugural
activities, it also stands as ground zero for

what top Democrats and some ethics advisers


see as his unique web of conflicts of interest.
Trumps lease with the federal government to develop and operate a hotel inside
the historic Old Post Office building
expressly prohibits any elected official
from benefiting from the property, yet
Trump has not divested from his company
or this particular project.
The governments General Services
Administration previously said it would
refrain from commenting on the apparent

contract violation until Trump took office,


which he did at noon Friday. The agency did
not respond to requests for comment.
I think its a simple matter of amending
the lease, said Patrick Keogh, a real estate
investor in Austin, Texas, who has developed projects for the GSA and other federal
agencies. He said Ivanka Trump, the presidents daughter and chief negotiator on the
hotel, should ask the GSA to exempt her
father from that provision of the contract.
The GSA should make the process public
and transparent, Keogh said.
Others say Trump must relinquish ownership of the hotel. More broadly, they
argue, Trump should sell off his company
and put the cash into a blind trust as previous presidents have done. He is not legally
required to do so, but its become common
for presidents to separate themselves from
their personal finances to avoid any possible conflicts with national policy.

The liberal-funded watchdog group


Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in
Washington complained to the GSA that it
should terminate its deal or take legal action
because the president had violated the conditions of the lease. The American Civil
Liberties Union said it had filed a Freedom
of Information Act request for documents
about Trumps conflicts of interest, including any recent memos, emails and other private communications on the issue with his
transition team.
The Washington hotel also attracted protesters on Friday and Saturday. People participating in the womens march Saturday
booed in unison as they walked by, and
many left their protest signs in front of the
building.
Trump handed control of his international
real estate development, property management and licensing company to his two adult
sons.

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Monday Jan. 23, 2017

More tornadoes ahead as death toll reaches 15 in Southeast


By Brendan Farrington
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

ADEL, Georgia Deadly weather in the


Southeast killed 15 people and injured
dozens more, authorities said Sunday, as
residents along the Georgia-Florida line
braced for more intense, fast-moving
storms including unusually strong long
track twisters.
On Sunday, a tornado blew through a
mobile home park in rural Cook County in
southern Georgia sheering off siding,
upending homes and killing seven people,
ofcials said.
Coroner Tim Purvis said an apparent tornado leveled the park before dawn Sunday
and that emergency responders searched for
survivors for hours after the twister struck.
Purvis said the park had about 40 mobile
homes, and roughly half were destroyed.
The area was cordoned off by police.
Photographs from Cook County posted
by WSB-TV (http://2wsb. tv/2jPv8Ec)
showed a large area strewn with twisted
metal and broken wooden beams, with some
mobile homes damaged but still standing.
Jalen Bennett, who lives about a mile
from the mobile home park, said he was
sleeping when a severe weather alarm
sounded on his cellphone at about 4 a.m.
I woke up and I looked outside it was
just a lot of thundering and lightning, and it
was real dark, Bennett said. I had to move
downstairs to nd shelter.
Bennett, 19, said his home wasnt damaged. He and other family members were
staying put inside as more stormy weather
pushed into Cook County.
Several homes appeared to be destroyed
along on a road within about 2 miles of the
mobile home park, with cinderblocks scattered on the ground and pine trees uprooted
and snapped in half. The tops of broken
utility poles lay alongside the road.
The South Georgia Motorsports Park in
Cecil was heavy damaged; a grandstand was

REUTERS

A U.S. Air Force airman surveys debris covering an area of the Sunshine Acres neighborhood
after a tornado struck in Georgia.
ripped apart. Barrels, signs, insulation and
garbage were strewn over the speedway and
parking lot.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state
of emergency in seven southern Georgia
counties, freeing up state resources to assist
with recovery efforts.
Our thoughts and prayers are with
Georgians suffering from the storms
impact, Deal said in a statement.
In addition to seven deaths in Cook
County, four people were killed in adjoining counties Sunday. Another four people
were killed in Mississippi by a tornado on
Saturday, bringing the weekend death toll to
15.
The National Weather Service said Sunday
that southern Georgia, northern Florida and
the corner of southeastern Alabama could

face forceful tornadoes, damaging winds and


large hail. Long track tornadoes, which
plow on for miles, were also a real risk.
The weather services Storm Prediction
Center warned on its website of a dangerous outbreak of tornadoes on Sunday afternoon and pressed for residents to prepare.
Long track tornadoes, somewhat rare and
capable of staying on the ground for 20 or
more miles, were possible.
There are 4.8 million people under the
high risk area; the total area of bad weather
in the Southeast, who fall under the slight
risk category or worse, is about 38 million
people.
Two of Sundays deaths occurred when a
mobile home was struck by an apparent tornado in Brooks County, which moved the
home roughly 100 yards.

A tornado hit a mobile home, picked it


up and put it in the middle of Highway 122,
Brooks County Coroner Michael Miller
said. I dont know if it rolled or was lifted,
but it blocked the entire highway.
He said the storm struck in the middle of
the night, at about 4 a.m. Sunday, and both
people inside the home were pronounced
dead at the scene.
Catherine Howden of the Georgia
Emergency Management Agency said earlier
Sunday that the deaths occurred in Cook,
Brooks and Berrien counties in southern
Georgia near the Georgia-Florida line. She
said another 23 people were injured.
The sheriffs ofce and coroner in Berrien
County could not immediately be reached
for comment Sunday. Calls to their phones
were met with busy signals for several
hours.
The southeastern United States has been
pounded by storms, high winds and unstable
weather over the weekend, with an overall
death toll of 15. Four people died after a tornado with winds above 136 mph tore a 25mile path across southern Mississippi
before dawn Saturday.
While the central part of the U.S. has a
fairly dened tornado season the spring
the risk of tornadoes never really goes
to zero for most of the year in the southeast, said Patrick Marsh, the warning coordination meteorologist at the Storm
Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma.
The last time that the prediction center
issued a high-risk weather outlook where
forecasters are very condent of a tornado
outbreak was in 2014. Sunday marked
only the third time since 2000 that any part
of Florida had been at a high-risk for severe
weather, Marsh said.
This is a pretty rare event in this location, Marsh said Sunday. Any time the
SPC issues a high-risk, for me, its sobering. Were coming to work and theres a
strong likelihood that peoples lives will
forever be changed. Its very sobering.

Some question call for tougher


penalties in police attack cases
By Summer Ballentine
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. Gov. Eric


Greitens is pushing to toughen Missouris
already stiff penalties for attacking a police
ofcer, reecting similar efforts underway
in other states and pleasing many in
Missouris law enforcement community,
which has been on the defensive since the
police killing of an unarmed black 18-yearold in Ferguson more than two years ago.
Whether such changes are needed is debatable among those who think they arent
is a fellow Republican lawmaker and legal
expert who helped craft revisions of the
states criminal code that just took effect.
We can feel like were doing a great thing
and were really solving the problem, said
state Sen. Bob Dixon, a leader on criminal
law and chair of the chambers committee on
criminal laws. This does not solve that
problem.
Greitens, a former Rhodes Scholar and
Navy SEAL ofcer who ran multiple campaign ads featuring him ring large guns,
pledged during his rst major policy speech
to help pass the toughest laws in the country for anyone who assaults a peace ofcer,
even though Missouri already has harsher
penalties for people who hurt cops or rst
responders.
He also spoke about a Ferguson effect,
which allegedly has made ofcers more hesitant about performing their duties since the
2014 killing of Michael Brown due to a fear
of being questioned later on. Browns
killing by a white Ferguson ofcer sparked
months of protests and led to a Department
of Justice investigation of the department.
The ofcer wasnt charged.
Lawmakers in more than a dozen other
states and Congress have proposed making
it a hate crime to assault an ofcer.
Louisiana became the rst state to enact
such legislation in May, allowing prosecutors to seek stronger penalties when police,

reghters and emergency medical crews are


intentionally targeted because of their professions.
Almost every state, including Missouri,
already has tougher penalties for assaults or
other offenses against police, according to
the National Conference of State
Legislatures.
A Missouri conviction for second-degree
assault, in which someone is seriously
injured or a lethal weapon is used, currently
carries a sentence of one day to seven years
in prison or a ne. When the victim is a
police ofcer, the penalty is ve to 15
years. Legislation proposed by GOP state
Sen. Doug Libla would double it to 10 to 30
years or life behind bars.
Police deaths on the job have generally
declined over the past four decades, from a
recent high of 280 in 1974 to a low of 109
in 2013, according to the National Law
Enforcement Ofcers Memorial Fund, which
tracks ofcer deaths dating to the 18th century. But ofcer deaths have steadily risen
since then, up to 136 in 2016. Those gures
include attacks on police as well as accidental deaths such as car crashes.
Those pushing for stiffer penalties say
they could serve as a deterrent. They point
to an attack in Dallas last July in which a
military veteran killed ve ofcers at a
protest, in what was the deadliest day for
American law enforcement since Sept. 11,
2001. Ten days later, a former Marine killed
three Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police ofcers.
Dixon, the Republican state senator, is
skeptical about this argument. He said criminals who repeatedly break the law might
take note of stricter punishments and be
deterred by them, but that it probably
wouldnt apply to cases of shootings of
police.
The person who shoots a cop probably
didnt look up the statutes to see what the
penalty was, Dixon said. Its a one-time
deal.

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Israeli leader accepts invitation from Trump to visit U.S.


By Josef Federman
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

JERUSALEM Israels prime minister


on Sunday accepted an invitation to visit
the White House next month in hopes of
forging a common vision for the region
with President Donald Trump that could
include expanded settlement construction
on occupied territories and a tougher policy
toward Iran.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
announced his plans to head to Washington
in early February hours after delaying a vote
on an explosive proposal to annex one of
the West Banks largest settlements, apparently to coordinate his policy toward the
Palestinians with the new administration.
The move put on hold legislation that
threatens to unleash fresh violence and
damage already faded hopes for Palestinian
independence. It also may have marked
Trumps rst presidential foray into Middle
East diplomacy.
After eight years of frosty relations with
President Barack Obama, Netanyahu has
welcomed Trumps election as an opportunity to strengthen ties between the two allies.
Israeli media reported that Netanyahu was
gearing up plans to expand settlement construction in the occupied West Bank and east
Jerusalem a policy that had been condemned by Obama.
Late Sunday, the two men held what
Netanyahus ofce described as a very
warm conversation by phone. It said they

discussed the international nuclear deal with


Iran, which both men have harshly criticized, and the Palestinian issue.
The prime minister expressed his desire
to work closely with President Trump to
forge a common vision to advance peace
and security in the region, with no daylight
between the United States and Israel, the
statement said. It said a date for Netanyahus
visit would be nalized in the coming days.
The White House said Trump told
Netanyahu that peace with the Palestinians
can only be negotiated directly between
the two parties and that the U.S. will work
closely with Israel on that goal.
Trump also afrmed his unprecedented
commitment to Israels security and his
administrations focus on countering terrorism, the White House added.
With Trump signaling a more tolerant
approach toward the much-maligned settlement movement, Israels nationalist right
now believes it has an ally in the White
House, and Israeli hard-line leaders make no
secret they will push for aggressive action
in the occupied West Bank.
Education Minister Naftali Bennett,
leader of the pro-settlement Jewish Home
Party, has been pushing Netanyahu to abandon the internationally backed idea of a
Palestinian state and to annex the Maaleh
Adumim settlement near Jerusalem.
But after convening his Security Cabinet
on Sunday, Netanyahu said his Cabinet ministers, including Bennett, had decided
unanimously to delay action on the

annexation plan until he goes to


Washington to meet with Trump.
In order to placate Bennett, Israeli media
reports said Netanyahu had promised the
ministers to clear the way for expanded settlement construction in east Jerusalem and
in major West Bank settlement blocs that
Israel hopes to keep under a future peace
deal. He was quoted as saying his vision
is to place all settlements under Israeli sovereignty.
In Washington, Trump described their
phone call as very nice.
Netanyahu, a longtime supporter of the
settlements, has nonetheless been cautious
about expanding them in the face of strong
opposition from the international community. In a nal showdown with Israel last
month, the Obama administration allowed
the U.N. Security Council to pass a resolution condemning settlements as illegal.
But Bennett and other hard-liners believe
there is no longer any reason for restraint.
For the rst time in 50 years, the prime
minister can decide: either sovereignty or
Palestine, Bennett wrote on Twitter.
Annexing Maaleh Adumim, a sprawling
settlement of nearly 40,000 people east of
Jerusalem, could cause a major clash with
the Palestinians and the rest of the international community.
The Palestinians seek all of the West
Bank and east Jerusalem areas captured
by Israel in the 1967 Mideast war for a
future state. The Palestinians and the international community consider all settle-

REUTERS

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu


announced plans to visit with President
Donald Trump next month.
ments illegal, and unilaterally making
Maaleh Adumim part of Israel would deal a
powerful blow to hopes for a two-state solution.
To the Palestinians, it would be seen as
undermining negotiations. Maaleh Adumim
is also strategically located in the middle of
the West Bank, potentially hindering the
establishment of their state.

Gambias ex-leader made off with millions, luxury cars


By Krista Larson
and Carley Petesch
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

BANJUL, Gambia Exiled Gambian


ruler Yahya Jammeh stole millions of dol-

lars in his nal weeks in power, plundering


the state coffers and shipping out luxury
vehicles by cargo plane, a special adviser
for the new president said Sunday.
Meanwhile, a regional military force
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return home. He remained in neighboring
Senegal, where he took the oath of ofce
Thursday because of concerns for his safety.
At a press conference in the Senegalese
capital, Barrows special adviser Mai
Ahmad Fatty told journalists that the president will return home as soon as possible.
Underscoring the challenges facing the
new administration, Fatty conrmed that
Jammeh made off with more than $11.4 million during a two-week period alone. That is
only what they have discovered so far since
Jammeh and his family took an offer of
exile after more than 22 years in power and
departed late Saturday.

The Gambia is in nancial distress. The


coffers are virtually empty. That is a state of
fact, Fatty said. It has been conrmed by
technicians in the ministry of nance and
the Central Bank of the Gambia.
Fatty also conrmed that a Chadian cargo
plane had transported luxury goods out of
the country on Jammehs behalf in his nal
hours in power, including an unknown number of vehicles.
Fatty said ofcials at the Gambia airport
have been ordered not to allow any of
Jammehs belongings to leave. Separately,
it appeared that some of his goods remained
in Guinea, where Jammeh and his closest
allies stopped on their ight into exile.

OPINION

THE DAILY JOURNAL

Monday Jan. 23, 2017

Sacramento, heal thyself ...


By Ray Fowler
Some Democrats continue to assign
blame for their 2016 election defeat
everywhere except where the blame
truly resides. To put it succinctly,
Democrats can blame no one but
themselves. Its not the Electoral
College, the Russians, the FBI, angry
white men, Fox News or any other
excuse du jour. Democrats simply promoted the wrong message.
Now, it appears some Democrats
want to set aside the Electoral College
in favor of a nationwide popular vote.
Im sure the popular vote will be their
preference until Electoral College
results prove more beneficial.
Democrat complaints regarding the
Electoral College often focus on
Wyoming ... but its not about
Wyoming. Its about California. The
three U.S. political entities with the
smallest populations (District of
Columbia, Vermont and Wyoming)
each receive three Electoral College
votes. However, you wont hear
Democrats complaining about D.C.
and Vermont. Why? They are both
firmly ensconced in the Democratic
Party column.
Would Electoral College reforms
have prevented Democrats from losing more than 1,000 legislative seats
at the state and national level during
the outgoing presidents tenure? No.
On Nov. 8, Republicans captured
the popular vote in seven of the 10
most populous states. In the end,
Republicans carried 30 out of 50
states. However, Democrats still
bemoan the fact they tallied 3 million
more popular votes. Guess where you
will find Democrats leading by more
than three million popular votes?

California. Like I
said, this is not
about Wyoming,
its about
California.
Its not enough
for some California
Democrats that
their states 55
Electoral College
vote complement goes entirely to
their candidate (even though 37 percent of California voters did not support the Democratic Party). If
Democrats could abolish the Electoral
College, California could possibly
become the only battleground state.
The Democrats opponent could win
the popular vote in 49 states plus
D.C. but lose California and lose the
election. Thats why we need an electoral system that values the votes of
all Americans.
California needs relevance, but it
will not find it unless the Golden
State starts to promote a meaningful
message more Californians can support. Yes, there are currently more
Democrats in California (45 percent)
than any other political party.
However, even if that advantage
increases, Democrats are at risk of
losing key elections because the
Democrats plurality is more fragile
than they realize. Since 1959, heres
what the governors carousel in
Sacramento looks like: P. Brown
(D)... Reagan (R)... J. Brown (D)...
Deukmejian (R)... Wilson (R)... Davis
(D)... Schwarzenegger (R)... J. Brown
(D). Even with a greater number of
registered voters, California
Democrats are not always able to grab
the brass ring.

Guest
perspective
We dont need water tunnels, a bullet
train, bloated union payrolls, bigger
government and higher taxes. We need
to reach out to the 1 million
Californians who are unemployed and
the 4 million Californians currently
receiving food stamps. Do divisive
partisan politics in Sacramento make
solving such problems too difficult?
No. Democrats dominate the
Legislature (67 percent in the State
Senate and 69 percent in the
Assembly). So, who is standing in the
way of meaningful reform and solutions? Republican legislators? No.
Even though California has the
sixth largest economy in the world,
our current governor (D) is projecting
a $2 billion dollar deficit in the
states next budget. How does he
explain the shortfall? Hes blaming a
reduction in revenue on the presidentelect (R) even before the new president is inaugurated. However, if its
not the president-elect maybe its
the Electoral College, the Russians,
the FBI, angry white men, or Fox
News. Here we go, again.
Ray Fowler is a native Californian and
30-year resident of Redwood City. He
retired as a naval aviator at the rank of
captain, and he is a retired high school
history teacher. His current hobby is
long-distance motorcycle riding. He may
be contacted at rayfowler@gmx.us.

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Editor,
Despite all the help from Putin, Trump
lost the popular vote, the real voice of
the American people.
Now, the scam artist founder of Trump
University, while facing several rape
charges has just been inaugurated as president of the United States. Lets give credit
to whom it belongs: Vladimir Putin.
The Electoral College should have been
discarded long ago, but we did not even
learn from our sad experience when the
Republican Supreme Court made George
W. Bush president, despite clear indications Al Gore was cheated in Florida.
We all know the catastrophe that
Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld inflicted
on America and the world.
There must be a Divine Providence
that had sent us an unknown young
man who came from nowhere to save

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is now president of the United States.
Lord have mercy!

Guy M. Guerrero
Burlingame

Thank you to Donald Trump


Editor,
With the much-dreaded inauguration of
what was once the class clown of American society, Id like to sincerely thank
the man for what his victorious campaign provided the American people
proof that the Democratic National
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with a weak candidate like Hillary Clinton instead of the crowd-rallying,
vote-getting-out, wheeling-and-dealing son-of-a-gun Bernie Sanders.
It is further proof our current electoral
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George W. Bush also lost the popular


vote in 2000 despite winning the electoral vote, and we all know how well
that turned out and above all else, proof
that the GOP is so petty, stubborn and
unwilling to face reality or make
strides toward bettering themselves
that they would throw themselves behind Donald J. Trump for the sole
reason he isnt a Democrat.
Trumps inauguration is concrete proof
that there are multiple problems with
this country both socially and politically, ones that I doubt his platform
will resolve in 100 days or even eight
years. Its a wake-up call to our faults as
a country, delivered as a brick through a
window. He is not the president we
want or need right now but, after all the
mistakes weve made, he is the one we
deserve. So thank you, Donald Trump.

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Council hopefuls
are getting ready
F

or some reason, the San Mateo Planning


Commission is a hot bed of aspiring council candidates but no one has announced yet. Thats because
all three incumbents are up for re-election in November.
And it is much easier to run when there is a vacancy.
The incumbents are Councilman Joe Goethals, Deputy
Mayor Rick Bonilla and Mayor David Lim. There has
been speculation that Lim might not run again. Last year
he ran for an open judgeship in Alameda County where he
works in the District Attorneys Office. But he didnt have
as many fans in Alameda as he does in San Mateo so that
didnt work out. There are rumors that Lim wants to spend
more time with his family, twin girls and a son, and perhaps concentrate on his
career in preparation for
sending three kids to college.
Lim has been a proactive
member of the council, the
one you usually see moving the agenda one way or
another. Since he has been
in public office, he has
been the go-to guy if you
wanted something done. He
may have lost some support among his colleagues
and SAMCAR when he
came out in favor of the
recent rent control measure
which failed. Bonilla was also in favor of rent control but
he did not come out as publicly as Lim. Still, if Lim ran,
my guess is that he would be easily re-elected.
***
Three planning commissioners talked about as possible
council candidates are all in their first term on the commission. Charlie Drechsler previously served two terms
on the Public Works Commission and started his public
involvement on the Community Improvement
Commission. He is now at the end of his first term on the
Planning Commission. He has lived in North Shoreview
for 21 years. For 15 years, he has worked for the city of
Redwood City as an engineer, in the Community
Development Department and currently as the city
arborist. He is a graduate of Burlingame High School,
College of San Mateo and the paramedic program at
UCSF. Now that his daughter is off to college, hes ready
to throw his hat in the ring, that is, if Lim doesnt run.
Will he have Lims endorsement? Drechsler wouldnt say
but my guess is he would.
***
Eric Rodriguez is another likely candidate. His background sort of resembles our former president. His father
immigrated from Mexico at the age of 9 and his mother
grew up on a farm in rural Kansas. Rodriguez graduated
from Carlmont High School in Belmont, from the
University of California at Berkeley with a degree in business and finance and from Stanfords Graduate School of
Business. He was a tech executive for several large Silicon
Valley firms but, eight years ago, he created an educational
media company, HowToMedia, Inc. (in the San Mateo
Main Library) which is now located in downtown.
Rodriguez moved to San Mateo in 1999 and has lived in
four different San Mateo neighborhoods: North Central,
Central, Downtown/Hayward Park and Aragon. He is
Aragons representative to San Mateo United
Homeowners. He, his wife and young son live in the
Aragon neighborhood. He completed both the chambers
Leadership Program and the citys Service Academy.
***
A third member of the Planning Commission has also
been mentioned as a possible council candidate. Pamela
OLeary, who with Rodriguez was recently appointed to
the commission, may wait a while since her two colleagues will be hard to beat, even for incumbents.
The other two councilmembers, Maureen Freschet and
Diane Papan, will have their terms extended a year until 2020
if voters approve a charter amendment. Thats because most
local elections are being switched to even-numbered years.
***
Whats with Herb Perez, Foster City councilman? His
constituents want the San Mateo-Foster City Elementary
School District to build a new school in Foster City but
he keeps raising obstacles. First he said Charter Square
would never agree to sell their land for a school while the
district and the shopping center were in negotiations.
Then when an agreement was reached he said great. But
now he plans, as an individual, to sue the district to stop
the new school from taking place because he didnt like
the bid process? There must be another reason for this
highly unusual lawsuit. Your guess is as good as mine.
And remember, lawsuits cost taxpayers money.

Sue Lempert is the former may or of San Mateo. Her column


runs in the Monday edition. She can be reached at
sue@smdaily journal.com.

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Monday Jan. 23, 2017

THE DAILY JOURNAL

Trump creates uncertainty for green energy


By Cathy Bussewitz
and Geoff Mulvihill
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

HONOLULU President Donald Trump has disputed climate change, pledged a revival of coal and disparaged wind
power, and his nominee to head the Energy Department was
once highly skeptical of the agencys value. What this
means for states efforts to promote renewable energy is an
open question.
States that are pushing for greater reliance on wind and
solar power are not quite sure what to expect as Trump takes
over. Many of them depend heavily on federal renewableenergy tax credits, grants and research, much of which
comes from the Energy Department.
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Trumps pick to lead the
department, presents a contradictory figure: A Texas oil promoter, he also oversaw a huge expansion of wind-energy
production while governor. When he ran for president in
2011, he included Energy on a list of departments he
thought should be abolished, though he disavowed the idea
Thursday at his Senate confirmation hearing.
We dont know what version of Perry is going to show
up, said Michael Webber, deputy director of the Energy
Institute at the University of Texas, Austin.
Renewable energy accounts for about 15 percent of the
electricity generated in the United States. And 29 states
have set targets for boosting their reliance on such power.
Officials, experts and advocates in more than a half-dozen
states with some of the most ambitious goals told The
Associated Press that they are on course to meet their targets. Most said that while Trump policies could slow the
expansion, they wont stop it.
The price of harnessing the power of the sun and wind has
dropped so much that in many areas of the country, experts
say it could be competitive with traditional power sources
such as coal and natural gas even without federal subsidies.
Further, they do not expect a fast repeal of the key federal
tax credits that have propelled the industry for years.
Still, policies aimed at bringing more renewable power
online quickly are not expected while Trump is in office.

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Forward, president of the trade group Renewable Energy
Vermont. I fear were tapping on the brakes right now.
Those who promote renewable energy are concerned
because Trump has expressed doubts about whether climate
change is real, even though scientists agree that it is happening and that the burning of fossil fuels is a major reason
for it.
Trump also has called for reviving the coal industry,
which has struggled in part because of the rise of renewable
energy. And he has criticized wind turbines near Palm
Springs, California, both for killing birds and for looking
like a junkyard.
Perry, at his confirmation hearings, said he believes climate change is happening and that some of it is caused by
human activity. He also said he favors an all of the above
energy policy, the way he did in Texas, and wants the federal government to continue research on renewable energy.
He didnt say what he thought of green-energy tax credits
and other incentives.
The federal wind credit is set to be phased out in 2019, and
the solar one, four years after that. Those incentives and
other federal spending on renewable energy in fiscal year
2015 totaled about $10 billion, nearly twice as much as
similar subsidies for fossil fuels.
In Hawaii, federal tax credits reduced the price for developers and homeowners by about $125 million annually
from 2011 to 2014, according to an analysis by Blue Planet
Foundation. During that time, the portion of the states
electricity coming from renewables nearly doubled from 12
to 21 percent.
Randy Iwase, chairman of the Hawaii Public Utilities
Commission, said incentives are important to the states
goal of having 100 percent of its power generated from
renewable sources by 2045, the nations most aggressive
target.
We are in a toddler stage, he said. When you lose focus,
when attention is distracted, when you make it less of a priority, the toddler kind of wobbles.
The Energy Department said in a report last year that the
cost of getting power from wind fell more than 40 percent

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The appointment of former Texas governor Rick Perry as head


to the Energy Department raised questions for renewable
energy companies.
from 2008 to 2015, and solar panel prices dropped more
than 60 percent in that period.
Market forces have made green power big in Republicanled states, with wind turbines springing up along the Great
Plains from Iowa to Texas. In those places many of
which have low or no green-energy requirements the
arguments for renewable power are more often cost savings
and job creation, rather than the environmental benefits.
In December, Republican Gov. John Kasich of Ohio
vetoed a bill that would have delayed the requirements there.
This month, Phil Scott, the new GOP governor in Vermont,
affirmed his commitment to Vermonts goal of 90 percent
green power by 2050.

Chinese express doubts about Trump relations


By Christopher Bodeen
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

BEIJING People in Beijing expressed doubts


Saturday about President Donald Trumps ability to steer
the U.S. economy and manage China-American relations,
underscoring concerns over trade, Taiwan and other
issues.
While Trump didnt mention China in his inaugural
address Friday, he referred often to the country during the
campaign and upended diplomatic protocol after the election by speaking on the phone with the president of selfgoverning Taiwan, the island China considers its own territory.
Aaron Wang, who works for a logistics company, said
he hoped for the best but was wary of Trumps threat to disrupt commerce between the countries, including imposing
a 45 percent tariff on Chinese imports.

I will wait and see what Trump actually does in the


future, but I do hope that the China-U.S. relations can
develop in a good direction under Trumps presidency,
said Wang.
A retired teacher, who would only give her surname,
Wei, said Trump hadnt yet shown that he could handle the
U.S. presidency.
Its really uncertain whether he can properly run the
U.S., Wei said. A business person can run a country very
well, but he can also do a very bad job.
On a visit to Beijing, Dunkin Brands CEO Nigel Davis
said he wanted to reinforce the importance of global free
trade to Trump, who opposes the 12-nation Trans-Pacific
Partnership and has suggested he might renegotiate the
1994 North American Free Trade Agreement.
I will give him concrete examples and talk to him
about how you can overcome obstacles, Davis told The
Associated Press.

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Nine-time AFC champ Patriots will meet Falcons in Super Bowl LI
By Hoawrd Fendrich
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

A season that began with


Tom Brady serving a four-game
suspension will end with him
in the Super Bowl, where his
New England Patriots will take
on Matt Ryan and the Atlanta
Falcons.
While much of the
attention between now
and the NFL championship game on
Feb. 5 in Houston

will be focused on Brady vs. Ryan,


the truly key matchup could be
Atlantas score-at-will offense,
which produced the most points during the regular season, against the
unheralded defense of New England,
which allowed the fewest.
And these two teams are playing
their best football at the most
important time.
AFC champion New England (162) has won nine consecutive games
and hasnt even trailed since Nov.
27. NFC champion Atlanta (13-5)
has won its past six in a row, scoring

at least 33 points in each.


Well enjoy this, Ryan
said after earning his first
Super Bowl trip in his ninth
season, but weve got some
work to do.
Brady and coach Bill
Belichick will be seeking
their and the
Patriots fifth
Lombardi Trophy,
and second in three
years. This will be the

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combine for 14 treys as Dubs win
Monday Jan. 23, 2017

Serra dominated by S.I.

Mens figure skating

By Terry Bernal
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF

SAN FRANCISCO For all the relative


youth in Serra basketballs starting lineup,
St. Ignatius is even younger.
With no seniors among St. Ignatius starting five Saturday night, the Wildcats (6-0 in
WCAL, 15-1 overall) showed they are
poised for at least two years of dominance in
the West Catholic Athletic League by virtue
of a convincing 59-49 victory over Serra at
McCullough Gymnasium.
Fueled by junior point guard Darrion
Trammells game-high 18
points, St. Ignatius never
trailed, dominating on
the scoreboard amid a
rowdy third quarter to put
away the win.
The Padres (2-4, 8-8)
ended the first half on a 72 run to close the
Wildcats lead to 29-27.
Darrion
St. Ignatius took charge
Trammell
after the break though.
With the physical play escalating, both
teams refused to back down. An early intentional foul on a potential breakaway by
Trammell against Serra senior Andrew Olson
the only senior starter for either team
drew the ire of the Wildcats, who responded
by outscoring the Padres 15-6 in the third
quarter.
It wasnt our goal (to make it a physical
game), Serra junior Henry James said. It
was just how the game transpired. It was a
physical game and sometimes the calls
dont go your way.
A major point of contention by Serra
interim head coach Sean Dugoni was the way
TERRY BERNAL/DAILY JOURNAL
the referees called the game in the post. In
specific, junior big man Jack Wilson ran Serra guard Henry James drives to the basket against St. Ignatius junior Teddy Snyder during

See SERRA, Page 14

the Padres 59-49 loss Saturday at McCullough Gymnasium. James finished with 18 points,
matching St. Ignatius junior Darrion Trammell, not pictured, for the game-high.

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic


Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano
Ventura and former major leaguer Andy
Marte died in separate traffic accidents early
Sunday in their native Dominican Republic.
Highway patrol spokesman Jacobo Mateo
said Ventura died on a highway leading to
the town of Juan Adrian, about 40 miles (70
kilometers) northwest of Santo Domingo.
He said it was not clear if Ventura was driving.
Metropolitan traffic authorities said they
had opened an investigation into the crash,
as well as that of Marte, who died when the
Mercedes Benz he was driving hit a house
along a road between San Francisco de
Macoris and Pimentel, about 95 miles (150

kilometers) north of the


capital.
Traffic
authority
spokesman
Diego
Pesqueira
told
The
Associated Press there
were no rains registered
at the time of Venturas
accident but that it is
often foggy in the early
Yordano
morning. He added that
Ventura
the vehicles tires were
in good condition and experts think the
cause of the accident was an excess of velocity. The official results of the investigation
will be released in the coming days.
The country, whose roads are among the
worlds most dangerous, has now lost four
current or former major leaguers to traffic
accidents in recent years.

Chen lands
five quads
to win title
By Dave Skretta
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

President
Danilo
Medina posted tweets
saying the nation is
dressed in mourning with
the deaths of Andy Marte
and Yordano Ventura,
great sportsmen who
raised high our national
banner.
Ventura, 25, burst onto
Andy Marte
the baseball scene with a
100 mph fastball and an explosive attitude
to match. He was a fierce competitor always
willing to challenge hitters inside, then
deal with the ramifications when they decided to charge the mound.
He went 14-10 with a 3.20 ERA in 2014,
his first full season in the big leagues, and

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Nathan Chen


stood on the top step of the podium and stifled a smile as U.S. Figure Skating president
Samuel Auxier, as he prepared to drape a gold
medal around his neck, bowed down before
him.
Indeed, all hail the new king of American
skating.
Chen followed a record-setting short program with a near-flawless free skate featuring five quadruple jumps Sunday to become
the youngest mens U.S. figure skating
champion in more than five decades.
The 17-year-old Chen, performing to The
Polovtsian Dances, became the first skater
in the world to land five clean quads in competition. The result was a free skate score of
212.08 more than the composite of several rivals and finished with a 318.47
total that put him well clear of the competition.
That was an amazing performance. Im
really happy with what I did, Chen said.
Component-wise, I kind of faltered a little
bit. That stuff happens when youre pushing

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Two baseball players die in unrelated car crashes


By Ezequiel Lopez Blanco

JAY BIGGERSTAFF/USA TODAY SPORTS

Nathan Chen landed a record five quads


during the mens free skate in the U.S. Figure
Skating Championship at Sprint Center.

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Monday Jan. 23, 2017

THE DAILY JOURNAL

Hull player Ryan Mason fractures skull, undergoes surgery


By Rob Harris
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

LONDON Hull record-signing Ryan


Mason underwent surgery after fracturing
his skull during a clash of heads during a
Premier League match at Chelsea on Sunday.
The 25-year-old midfielder is in a stable
condition and is expected to remain in hospital for the next few days, Hull said in a
statement.
The Englishman was taken to the neurosurgery unit at a hospital close to Chelseas
Stamford Bridge after the collision with
Chelsea defender Gary Cahill as they went
to head the ball.
Mason received treatment for almost 10

minutes on the field


before departing on a
stretcher, while receiving oxygen.
Everyone at the club
would like to express their
sincere thanks for the
excellent and swift care
at the hospital, Hull said.
Cahill did manage to
Ryan Mason
return to action after
receiving treatment despite doubts about his
condition. He scored Chelseas second goal
in a 2-0 victory and completed the game.
It was a bad accident with Gary and, I
must be honest, after the first half also Gary
wasnt really good, Chelsea manager

Antonio Conte said. He decided to continue the game. It was very bad this accident.
There was an outpouring of messages to
Mason from rival clubs and players, including former club Tottenham. Mason rose
from the academy to the first team at the
north London club and spent spells on loan
at five clubs before making his Premier
League debut in 2014.
He scored four times in 70 appearances for
Tottenham but left in August after growing
frustrated at a lack of first-team opportunities.
Hull signed Mason for a club record fee of
more than 10 million pounds ($12 million).
He has played for England youth teams
EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS
and made one appearance for the senior side Hull Citys Ryan Mason lies injured after
in a 2015 friendly against Italy.
suffering a skull fracture against Chelsea.

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Curry, Thompson each hit 7 3s,


Warriorspull away from Magic
By Terrance Harris
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

ORLANDO, Fla. The noon Eastern


Standard Time tipoff was more than a little
challenging for Stephen Curry and the
Golden State Warriors. At first, anyway.
Tied at halftime, the Warriors woke up.
Curry and Klay Thompson each finished
with seven 3-pointers and the Warriors won
their seventh straight game, beating the
Orlando Magic 118-98 on Sunday.
This was the first Eastern time zone noon
tip for the Warriors since 1995, when they
lost by 34 points in Orlando.
It just challenges you mentally, Curry
said of the early start. We were talking
about it in the locker room before the game.
It is early, but it doesnt matter what time
the game is, we have go out and get a win.
Curry had 14 points as the Warriors
outscored Orlando 42-24 in the third quarter.
He didnt play in the fourth period.
Curry went 7 for 13 on 3s and scored 27
points while Thompson as 7 for 9 from
behind the arc and had 21 points. The
Warriors shot 19 of 42 overall from 3-point
range while the Magic went 7 for 28.
After trailing by 11 in the first half and
committing a dozen turnovers, the Warriors
went into the break even at 50.
Third quarter was great, Warriors coach
Steve Kerr said. It seems to be the time
when we pick up our defense and it translates into some transition hoops and 3pointers.
Kevin Durant added 15 points for the

By Janie McCauley
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Warriors 118, Magic 98

STANFORD Erica McCall scored 18


points and No. 10 Stanford kept hold of a
share of the Pac-12 lead, earning Hall of
Fame coach Tara VanDerveer career victory
No. 997 in a 66-56 win
against
18th-ranked
Arizona State on Sunday.
Stanfords
Brittany
McPhee went down after
rolling her right ankle
with about 15 seconds
left before halftime and
was helped to the locker
room but returned for the
Erica McCall second half and scored
13 points. Karlie Samuelson added 15
points, six rebounds and five assists for the
Cardinal (17-3, 7-1 Pac-12).
Sophie Brunner had 21 points and nine
rebounds to lead defending Pac-12 regularseason champion Arizona State (14-5, 5-3),
which had won two in a row at Maples
Pavilion the first conference opponent
to do so since Arizona in 2000-01.

Warriors, Zaza Pachulia


had 14 and JaVale McGee
added 13.
Elfrid Payton
led
Orlando with 23 points.
Nikola Vucevic, Jeff
Green, C.J. Watson and
Bismack Biyombo each
had 12.
Klay Thompson I think they took care
of the ball much better in
the third quarter, Vucevic said. We didnt
do a good job defensively.

No beef
It has been rumored that Durant and Serge
Ibaka didnt get alone when they were teammates with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The former teammates met Sunday on
opposite sides for the first time since they
both departed Oklahoma City last summer.
There seemed to be a couple of unfriendly
exchanges between Durant and Ibaka during
the game but Durant said that wasnt the
case.
I was not jawing with Serge, said
Durant. Yall want me to be beefing with
every player in the league. I was not jawing
with Serge.

KIM KLEMENT/USA TODAY SPORTS

BERKELEY Asha Thomas scored 10 of


Stephen Curry, right, shoots over Magic
forward Aaron Gordon during the second her 24 points in the third quarter to help Cal
pull away from Arizona 71-60 Sunday.
quarter Sunday at Amway Center.
guard Shaun Livingston.

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Lost at Orlando 132-98 on March 26,


1995, in their previous noon tip in the
East. . . . Kerr decided to rest backup point

Golden State has a short trip for a back-toback swing against Miami on Monday
night.

Local sports roundup


SATURDAY
Girls soccer
Menlo 2, Los Altos 0
The Lady Knights (6-4-2) scored a pair of second-half goals to
earn a non-league road win Saturday. Catie Cassini got Menlo on
the board in the 54th minute on an assist pass from junior Julia
Wang. In the 74th minute, senior Cleo King pu t the win on ice
with a goal off an assist from freshman Olivia Velton-Lomelin.

Boys wrestling
HMB takes 31st at Overfelt tournament
The short-handed Cougars earned 29 points with just five
wrestlers on roster in the Overfelt tournament. Ricky
Camacho paced Half Moon Bay with a fifth-place finish in
the 222-pound bracket. Jimmy Claitor posted a 4-1 record to
earn the consolation championship in 184s.

Cal takes down Arizona 71-60

Thomas was 6 of 11 from the floor and has


scored in double figures in three straight
games. Kristine Anigwe added 14 points and a
game-high eight rebounds for California (155, 3-5 Pac-12), which snapped a two-game
skid. Mikayla Cowling and MiCole Cayton
had 10 points apiece for the Golden Bears.

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Monday Jan. 23, 2017

Oregon assistant FB coach


to be fired after DUI arrest
EUGENE,
Ore.

The
University of Oregon says the
football co-offensive coordinator
will be fired after his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence, marking the latest problem
for the team.
The school said in a statement
Sunday that David Reaves has
been placed on administrative
leave and the process to terminate

GREELEY, Colo. Greeley


Mayor Tom Norton is there for his
hometown University of Northern
Colorado mens basketball team.
Unless he gets ejected after
protesting a referees call.

into foul trouble in the second


half, ultimately fouling out on a
fourth-quarter technical with 6:08
remaining in the game.
The 7-foot Wilson managed just
five points and three rebounds in the
contest. Dugoni has been adamant
amid Serras current three-game losing streak that calls resulting from
contact involving Wilson have
been unbalanced. And it was just
such a play that resulted in the technical a call, Dugoni said, was a
result of Wilson mouthing off to a
St. Ignatius player after the player
grabbed Wilsons jersey.
The non-calls for the big guy, and
he gets frustrated with the ticky-tack
fouls against him, Dugoni said.
Every ref lets them beat him up.
But that is not why we lost.
Indeed, St. Ignatius determined the
outcome by rising to the challenge
any time Serra made a run. The
Wildcats played a hyper-aggressive
man-to-man defense that wore down
the Padres in the second half. Serra

totaled 19 turnovers throughout,


including six in the third quarter and
seven more in the fourth.
St. Ignatius set the tempo in the
first quarter with a deliberate team
concept as head coach Rob
Marcaletti saw each of his five
starters score points over the opening eight minutes. The Wildcats
outscored Serra 19-12 in the first
period, with James putting up quite
an effort to keep the Padres in the
game early on.
The last couple of games I
havent been very aggressive,
James said. So I came in with a different mindset.
James matched Trammells gamehigh of 18 points, including six
points in the first quarter, hitting
three shots on strong, one-man
drives to the hoop.
The first quarter was a battle,
James said. We started off slow. We
didnt come out and battle. But in the
second quarter we played better on
offense and, in turn, we played better
on defense.
Serra responded with a gutsy second-quarter performance, outscoring
St. Ignatius 15-10. With just over a
minute to go in the half, Padres
sophomore Parker McDonald 11
points and four assists drove to

the cylinder to close the lead to 2724. St. Ignatius sophomore forward
Jaedon Roberts responded with an
offensive board for a put-back. But
Serra fired back to close the half on a
James 3-pointer.
With the Padres still trailing by a
bucket as aggressions escalated in
the third quarter, Wildcats sophomore Wrenn Robinson scored eight
straight for his team. Trammell
seemed to be rattled by the early
intentional foul, missing both free
throws in response. Robinson
picked up his teammate though,
drilling a 3-pointer to give the
Wildcats a 34-29 lead two minutes
into the half.
On St. Ignatius next possession, Robinson scored an impressive put-back. He missed an initial
layup attempt, falling to his keister in the process. The 6-foot sophomore quickly hopped to his feet
though to grab his own offensive
rebound and score the bucket while
drawing a foul Wilsons third
personal foul in the process.
Robinson capped the and-1, then
soon upped the St. Ignatius lead to
39-33 by drilling a 14-foot jump
shot. Trammell then closed the third
quarter by finding his stroke, taking
the Padres to task from beyond the

arc, dribbling swiftly between his


legs, squaring up, and hammering
home the trey for a 44-33 Wildcats
advantage.
Trammell went on to add four
points in the fourth quarter, with his
final field goal coming on an
impressive baseline drive with an
underhand, reverse-windmill finish
kissing off the glass just another
in a season of highlight-reel plays,
according to Marcaletti.
Thats just a regular night for
Darrion, Marcaletti said. Thats
just what Darrion does.
Dugoni was also complimentary
of Trammells performance.
I think hes the best player in the
league to be honest with you,
Dugoni said.
St. Ignatius junior Brandon
Beckman added 14 points, eight of
them coming in the fourth quarter.
While the win for St. Ignatius
keeps the Wildcats tied atop the
WCAL standings with Bellarmine
the two square off Wednesday at
Bellarmine at 7:30 p.m. the loss
drops Serra into a fifth-place tie
with Valley Christian. Serra and
Valley also square off Wednesday, at
Morton Family Gymnasium, at
7:30 p.m. to wrap up the first half
of the WCAL schedule.

nation and never slowed down, his


only bobble coming on a triple
flip-triple toe as his sprightly
program was coming to an end.
By that point, his coach Rafael
Arutunian was already shaking his
fists in celebration.
Sixteen-year-old Vincent Zhou
missed on his first quad but was
clean the rest of the way, even if
the youngster lacked some of the
polish of his peers. His total of
263. 03 earned him the silver
medal.
Jason Brown skated a smooth,

stylish routine to move into the


bronze medal position.
One of the threats to Chens new
throne was unable to compete in
Kansas City.
Reigning champion Adam
Rippon was warming up for practice two weeks ago when he landed
on his left foot and heard a crunch.
X-rays and an MRI exam revealed a
sprain and a broken bone, which
will keep him off the ice for up to
three months and effectively end
his season.
That also means Rippon will be

forced to play cheerleader during


the world championships, hoping
his fellow Americans do well
enough to secure the U.S. three
spots at the Pyeongchang
Olympics.
Former champ Max Aaron, the
silver medalist a year ago, took
himself out of the running at
nationals with a poor short program. He also struggled in the free
skate and wound up ninth.
The crowd favorite, Brown
showed how far hes come since a
stress fracture in his right fibula

with a performance to The Scent


of Love that showcased his trademark elegance. He also proved
that his injury is no longer an
issue, landing a series of triples
that brought stuffed animals raining to the ice.
He skated off with a teddy bear
just smaller than a Volvo.
Whats so different is, every
single practice that Ive done here,
Ive gained more strength. Ive
continued to learn and grow,
Brown said. We knew I wasnt
going to be 100 percent.

his employment has started.


Oregon announced hiring him
Tuesday.
The move comes less than a
week after the school suspended
its football strength and conditioning coach for a month without
pay following a series of intense
workouts that sent three players to
the hospital.
Police in the city of Eugene arrested Reaves early Sunday. Records

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these secondary elements to the
max. Its definitely something
that Im looking forward to working on improve for worlds.
Hard to imagine things getting a
whole lot better.
Chens aerial showcase began
with a quad lutz-triple toe combi-

neighbors.
Weber State won, 74-69.

The Greeley Tribune reports


Norton was ejected from Saturdays
game against Weber State
University when officials said he
got up from his courtside seat and
walked onto the floor to object.
Norton denied being on the
court, saying, Im behaving.
He was later readmitted and
watched the rest of the game from
another seat several rows up.
Northern Colorado coach Jeff
Linder joked that he would have to
send Norton treats because theyre

Sports briefs

SERRA

Serra junior guard Masieullah


Mohammadi shoots in Saturdays
59-49 loss at St. Ignatius.

show he is no longer in custody.


He served as associate head
coach and tight-ends coach under
new Oregon head coach Willie
Taggart at South Florida.

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Mayor booted from hoops


game after protesting a call

California Chrome wins


Horse of the Year award
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla.
California Chrome, with one race
left in his career, was the biggest
winner at the Eclipse Awards on
Saturday night, taking home three
trophies celebrating his accomplishments in 2016 including
Horse of the Year for the second
time.

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Monday Jan. 23, 2017

Brady leads Pats to record ninth Super Bowl


By Barry Wilner

Patriots 36, Steelers 17

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. The Tom Brady


redemption tour is headed to the Super Bowl.
After beginning the 2016 season suspended
for four games for his role in the Deflategate
scandal, the New England quarterback relentlessly carried the Patriots to an unprecedented
ninth appearance in the title game, and his
seventh. Brady threw for a franchise playoffbest 384 yards and three touchdowns in a 3617 rout of the helpless Pittsburgh Steelers on
Sunday in New Englands seventh consecutive
AFC championship game.
The Patriots are early 3-point favorites
heading to face Atlanta in two weeks in
Houston, seeking their fifth NFL title with
Brady at quarterback and Bill Belichick as
coach. Belichicks seventh appearance in a
Super Bowl will be a record for a head coach.
Brady was banned by NFL Commissioner
Roger Goodell when New England (16-2)
went 3-1 to open the schedule.
Since his return in Week 5, the only defeat

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franchises league-record ninth appearance
in the Super Bowl, including titles in the
2002, 2004, 2005 and 2015 editions.
This team showed a lot of mental toughness over the course of the year, Brady
said.
The Falcons have never won the Super
Bowl. This will be Atlantas second trip to
the big game; it lost to Denver in 1999.
The clubs never had a quarterback quite as
good as Ryan, though.
The guy nicknamed Matty Ice went 27
for 38 for 392 yards, four touchdowns and
zero interceptions, while adding a rushing
TD, to boot, leading Atlanta past Aaron
Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers 44-21
on Sunday in the NFC championship game.
We did exactly what weve been doing all
year and it feels really good, Ryan said
after becoming the first quarterback in NFL
history to throw for at least three TDs in
four consecutive postseason games. Well
be ready to go. Thats for sure.

came at home to Seattle, and Brady, 39, had


one of the best seasons of a Hall of Fame-caliber career. He punctuated that in dreary weather similar to the 2014 conference title game
that precipitated the deflated footballs investigation by flattening Pittsburghs secondary.
This is my motivation right here, all
these fellas in front of me, these guys,
Brady said, pointing to his teammates and
ignoring mentions of Deflategate. The
boys showed up to play today.
Bradys main weapon was Chris Hogan.
The previously unheralded receiver found
open spaces everywhere on the field against
a leaky secondary. Hogan caught nine balls
for 180 yards and two scores.
Top wideout Julian Edelman added eight
receptions for 118 yards and a touchdown as
Brady tied Joe Montanas playoff record
with nine three-TD passing performances.
Brady also had his 11th 300-yard postseason game, extending his NFL record, completing 32 of 42 throws.

Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman totaled


eight catches for 118 yards and a touchdown.

Later Sunday, the 39-year-old Brady tied


Hall of Famer Joe Montanas record with a
ninth three-TD postseason game, helping
the Patriots beat Ben Roethlisberger 36-17
for the AFC championship.
Oddsmakers didnt even wait for the second game to end before making New
England a 3-point favorite over Atlanta in
the Super Bowl.
New England opened the season with a 31 record despite using two backup quarterbacks while playing those games without
Brady after he went through a lengthy court
battle in an unsuccessful bid to have his ban
overturned for what became known as
Deflategate. NFL Commissioner Roger
Goodell suspended Brady because the league
said it determined the Patriots intentionally
underinflated footballs used in an AFC
championship game victory two years ago.
During Sundays game in Foxborough,
Massachusetts, spectators mocked Goodell
by chanting Where is Roger? he chose
to attend the game in Atlanta instead.
And as well as Brady played 32 for 42
for 384 yards, those three scores and zero
interceptions it was the way New
Englands defense played that stood out.
Right from the get-go, too: On
Pittsburghs first two drives, nine plays

yielded a total of 26 yards. Then there was


the stand late in the second quarter, when the
Steelers had first-and-goal at the 1-foot line
and wound up settling for a field goal. And,
by games end, the Patriots had forced two
turnovers.
New England ranked No. 1 in the NFL in
points allowed per game at 15.6, and it gave
up only 326.4 yards per game, eighth-best.
MVP favorite Ryan, meanwhile, directed a
unit orchestrated by offensive coordinator
Kyle Shanahan expected to be hired after
the season as San Franciscos new head
coach, hes the son of two-time Super Bowl
champion coach Mike Shanahan that
topped the league in scoring (33.8) and
ranked second in yards (415.8).
Brady, a three-time Super Bowl MVP and
two-time league MVP, and the Patriots also
own a pretty effective offense, even after
losing star tight end Rob Gronkowski to an
injury. New England ranked fourth in yards
(386.2) and third in points (27.6).
Another thing these teams have in common is that neither hurts itself with
turnovers: They tied for the fewest in the
regular season, with 11.
That could be part of why bookies are
expecting a high-scoring game, with most
setting the over-under at 58 points.

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Falcons 44, Packers 21

Falcons rout
Pack to claim
2nd NFC title
By Paul Newberry
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

JAMES LANG/USA TODAY SPORTS

ATLANTA Matt Ryan tumbled into the


end zone, slammed the ball to the turf with a
thunderous spike, and let out a scream that
showed just how much he wanted this game.
He wants the next one even more.
With another MVP-worthy performance
and plenty of help from
Julio Jones, Matty Ice
guided
the
Atlanta
Falcons to a 44-21 rout of
the Green Bay Packers for
the NFC championship
Sunday, a showing that
erased any doubts about
whether Ryan can win the
big games.
Julio Jones
In his ninth season,
hes finally headed to his first Super Bowl.
The Falcons (13-5) will face Tom Brady and
the Patriots on Feb. 5 in Houston, just the
second Super Bowl appearance in Atlantas
51-year history. Eighteen years ago, they
lost to Denver in John Elways final game.
Ryan threw for 392 yards and four touchdowns, but it was his 14-yard scoring run
his first TD on the ground since 2012
that really set the tone .
Jones was right in the middle of things,
too. After barely practicing during the week
because of a lingering toe injury, he finished off the Packers with a 73-yard catchand-run on Atlantas second snap of the second half, pushing the lead to 31-0 and
essentially turning the rest of the Georgia
Dome finale into one long celebration.
Jones finished with nine catches for 180
yards and two scores, which included a toedragging catch for a 5-yard touchdown with
3 seconds left in the first half, sending the
Falcons to the locker room up 24-0.
Aaron Rodgers finished 27 of 45 for 287
yards and three TDs, but he also threw an
interception, was sacked twice and faced a
relentless Falcons rush.
The Falcons finished with a 493-367 edge
in total yards.

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Monday Jan. 23, 2017

Swafford wins first PGA Tour title


By John Nicholson
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

LA QUINTA A day after making a mess of the 16th and 17th


holes on PGA Wests Stadium
Course, Hudson Swafford birdied
them Sunday to take control in the
fittingly named CareerBuilder
Challenge.
A few minutes later, with rain
approaching the desert over the
snow-capped mountains, the 29year-old former Georgia player celebrated his breakthrough first PGA
Tour title and first Masters spot.
They dont give them away out
here. Its not easy, Swafford said.
Ive been close. Ive been in the
heat lately. Just keep putting
myself in position, and this just

feels unbelievable.
He tapped in
for par on 18
for a 5-under 67
and a onestroke victory
over
Adam
Hadwin,
the
Canadian who
Hudson
had
trouble
Swafford
scoring after a
third-round 59 at La Quinta
Country Club.
I cant help but be slightly disappointed, Hadwin said after a
70. I really wanted to come out
here and kind of prove that yesterday was just kind of a continuation
of some good play and kind of get
it done today, but I got beat. I felt

like I did all the right things. Just


a couple shots here and there and
who knows what could have happened. But an incredible week, my
best finish ever.
Swafford tied Bud Cauley for the
lead with a 12-foot birdie putt on
the par-4 15th, and pulled ahead
with the birdies on 16 and 17 a
day after dropping three strokes
on the daunting duo.
Stepped up there and hit some
really good shots on those two
holes, knowing what happened
yesterday, Swafford said. I was
just really confident on those two
holes today. I knew the bad stuff
on those holes were gone. I had
already seen it, it had already happened, and just visualizing really
good shots.

Vonn struggles a day after downhill win


By Andrew Dampf
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

A day after winning a downhill,


Lindsey Vonn discovered how far
she has to go to
regain her dominance in superG as she returns
from two major
injuries.
For
now,
defending overall World Cup
champion Lara
Lindsey Vonn Gut remains the
skier to beat in super-G.
Swiss racer Gut extended her perfect run in super-G this season with
a comfortable win Sunday in

Ga r m i s c h - P a r t e n k i r c h e n ,
Germany, while Vonn struggled to a
ninth-place finish.
For her third straight super-G
victory, Gut finished 0.67 seconds
ahead of Stephanie Venier of
Austria and 0.86 in front of Tina
Weirather of Liechtenstein.
Vonn, who won a downhill
Saturday in just the second race of
her comeback from a knee injury
and a broken arm, finished 1.65
seconds behind.
It was hard, very bumpy and
very icy, also with the light its
very dark so its hard to get a good
feeling on this snow and this
slope, Vonn said. I didnt see
Laras run but Im sure she skied
very well. It really took some

aggressive skiing today to win. I


didnt quite have that today.
Gut didnt appear satisfied with
her performance at first, shaking
her head in the finish area, but her
smile grew wider when it became
clear that she had secured her 22nd
career victory.
I had to ski with my head, and I
wasnt so clean on my lines and not
even on the ski, Gut said. I had
the feeling where it was turny in the
middle part that I should have skied
more on my skis and not just as a
passenger of my skis. So I wasnt
really satisfied about that. But
thats the cool thing, when the
course setting is difficult, that
everyone has to come to the finish
and try at least to ski.

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the next year he helped the longdowntrodden Royals reach the
World Series for the first time
since 1985. He proceeded to dominate San Francisco in both of his
starts, though the Royals would
ultimately lose in seven games.
Our prayers right now are with
Yordanos family as we mourn this
young mans passing, Royals
general manager Dayton Moore
said in a statement. He was so
young and so talented, full of
youthful exuberance and always
brought a smile to everyone he
interacted with. We will get
through this as an organization,
but right now is a time to mourn
and celebrate the life of Yordano.
Born June 3, 1991, in Samana,
Dominican Republic, Ventura quit
school at 14 and was laboring on a
construction crew to support his
family when he heard about a tryout, which led to a spot in the
Royals academy on the island.
The right-handed Ventura went
11-12 with a 4.45 ERA last season, and wound up pitching his
entire career for the Royals, going
38-31 with a 3.89 ERA.
Fans began arriving at Kauffman
Stadium shortly after Venturas
death was announced, leaving
flowers, hats and other mementos
outside the stadium. Flags outside
the ballpark also were lowered to
half-staff.
Marte, a 33-year-old infielder,
played in the Major Leagues from
2005-2010 with Atlanta and

Cleveland and returned in 2014


with Arizona. He hit .218 with 21
home runs and 99 RBIs in the big
leagues. He spent the last two seasons in South Korea, where he hit
22 homers last year.
Both Ventura and Marte were
part of the Dominican winter
league team Aguilas Cibaenas,
though neither was playing this
season.
We have awoken this Sunday
with this sad news that we have
lost a special being, club president Winston Llenas said in a
statement about Marte that was
issued before Venturas death
became known.
Ventura is the second young star
pitcher to die in past four months.
Marlins ace Jose Fernandez, 24,
was among three men killed in a
boating accident in September.
Two other active Dominican
baseball players have died on the
countrys dangerous highways in
recent years.
St. Louis Cardinal outfielder
Oscar Taveras a close friend of
Ventura died in 2014 when he
crashed in his hometown of Puerto
Plata. He was 22. Shortstop
Andujar Cedeno died at age 31 in a
2000 crash in the city of La
Romana.
A 2015 study by the World
Health Organization found that the
Dominican Republic had the highest traffic accident death rate in the
Americas, with a rate of 29.3 per
100,000 inhabitants.
Martes family was holding a
vigil for him on Sunday and
planned to bury him within hours.
Venturas remains were still at a
coroners office in the city of
Santiago.

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Monday Jan. 23, 2017

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A short, sweet life

M. Night Shymalans newest film performed well over the weekend at the box office, drawing in more than $40 million.

Split rules weekend with $40.2 million


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

NEW YORK M. Night


Shyamalans psychological thriller
Split blew away box-office expectations, earning $40. 2 million in
ticket sales over inauguration weekend, according to studio estimates
Sunday.
Though many were focused on
Fridays presidential inauguration
and Saturdays nationwide womens
marches, Split doubled forecasts to
easily lead all films. The Universal
Pictures release again brings together
Shyamalan, director of The Sixth

Sense, with the low-budget horror


experts of Blumhouse Productions.
The PG-13-rated Split, starring
James McAvoy as a man with split
personalities, cost less than $10 million to make.
This is an unusual weekend in our
society and a lot of things have been
going on that would otherwise divert
our attention, said Nick Carpou,
head of distribution for Universal. A
film like this based on the elements
that it brings and the audience that it
attracts, I think can take some advantage of that either as a relief to cur-

Top 10 movies
1. Split, $40.2 million ($5.8 million
international).
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he Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA saves thousands of animals every year. Perhaps not as obvious, we also touch many thousands of human lives.
Two years ago, the Leiva family adopted Harvey, a little
guy with a huge smile. One of a select group of humane
organizations accredited by the American Animal Hospital
Association, PHS/SPCAs six veterinarians do an incredible job but some conditions just dont exhibit symptoms
until after an animal leaves us. Soon after adoption,
Harvey was diagnosed with kidney disease and an enlarged
esophagus, serious genetic defects
certain to shorten his life.
Offered the opportunity to return
Harvey, the Leivas chose otherwise.
They loved him. They understood
life would be short. They wanted to
make sure it was also sweet.
PHS/SPCA located a special device
made for dogs who suffer from megaesophagus, and the maker decided to
donate one to the Leivas. This special chair-like contraption allows
these dogs to swallow and keep food
Ken WHITE
down. Harvey adjusted perfectly.
Now two years later, sweet but all too short, PHS/SPCAs
doctor who first treated Harvey gave the injection which
gently ended his life. The Leivas email to her says it best:
You were truly a blessing. Your love and care for our
Harvey was amazing and I am truly thankful for everything
you did for him from day one!!!! There was no other dog for
us and although it was short-lived it changed our life for the
best. We were simply blessed to have had Harvey with us
and have his happy spirit. We thank you, Dr. Janowitz, for
always being available for us when we would call (I know I
called a lot). We thank you for being there with him and
making sure he was comfortable during his last breath.
He was truly a blessing to our family and we take comfort in the fact that he was happy until the end. He changed
our lives and will forever be in our hearts.
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COUNT

ended up in their predicament. But this year,


theyve doubled the number of volunteers
who will also be conducting surveys of
homeless individuals interested in participating.
The county of San Mateo is committed to
eliminating homelessness in our county and
we cant do that without fully understanding
the true scope of the challenge, Pine said.

Continued from page 1


Our vision for 2020 is that homelessness
is a rare, brief, one-time occurrence; that
wont mean that our 2021 homeless count is
zero across the board, it just means that all of
the unsheltered folks that are out there, we
have talked to them, we have a case file and
theyre progressing toward being ready to
come in and accept services. For those in a
shelter, it means theyre on a plan toward getting out, getting employed and getting
healthy, said Human Services Agency
spokeswoman Effie Verducci.
For a county with a relatively small homeless population as compared to surrounding
San Francisco, Alameda and Santa Clara counties, Verducci said that goal is ambitious but
realistic.
We definitely have a smaller, more manageable population, Verducci said, noting
they have resources in nonprofit partner
agencies. We have good systems in place to
understand to a really fine degree who our
homeless are. So that enables us to create this
system where we really look in depth at each
persons case and what they need to become
stable over the long term.
In 2015, the One Day Count recorded 1,772
homeless; a nearly 24 percent reduction from
the 2011 and 2013 counts that rose to 2,150
people. There was also a 40 percent decrease
in the number of people living on the streets
from two years prior as only 775 people were

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Peaceful protests are a hallmark of our
democracy. Even if I dont always agree, I
recognize the rights of people to express
their views, the president tweeted, still
using his personal account.
The dueling tweets marked his administrations first response to the more than 1
million people who rallied at womens
marches in Washington and cities across
the world. Hundreds of protesters lined the
street as Trumps motorcade drove past on
Saturday afternoon, with many screaming
and chanting.
The Washington rally appeared to attract
more people than attended Trumps inauguration on Friday, but there were no completely comparable numbers. Regional
transportation officials tweeted on Sunday
that 1,001,616 trips were taken on the rail
system on Saturday. Metro spokesman
Dan Stessel had said that on Friday, the
day of Donald Trumps inauguration, just

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Applying it to practice

counted on the streets or in vehicles during


the 2015 count. The number of people in
shelters or institutions has remained fairly
steady, according to the county.
Doing this every two years, its a measure
of our progress, Pine said.
While organizers acknowledge the census
is not completely representative of the yearround homeless population, it does provide
hard data and a reference point.
With the housing crisis spreading
statewide, Verducci acknowledged next
weeks census may not account for families
whove lost their homes and are doubling or
even tripling up under a single household.
She also wondered whether theyd encounter
an increased number of people living in
vehicles.
In years past, a survey has been conducted
on a different day to gather more information
about a persons background and how they

Although the U.S. Department of Housing


and Urban Development requires communities participate in the count, both Pine and
Verducci noted the ongoing census has been
critical to informing policy.
Next weeks data will be one of the last
gathered before the 2020 deadline of the
countys goal to end homelessness. The
HOPE, or Housing our People Effectively,
program was adopted in 2006.
One policy shift in recent times is the
housing first approach, which national statistics have shown to be most effective,
Verducci said. The methodology involves recognizing stable housing is what helps enable
people to seek out other services, she said.
You get people housed really quickly,
within 30 days if possible from them losing
their housing, and then wraparound the services they need, whether its food assistance,
or mental health services, drug and alcohol
dependency services, those types of things,
she said.
But one of the biggest challenges to getting people stabilized and off the street is
many are simply resistant to seeking or
accepting help, particularly the chronically

over 570,000 trips were taken on the rail


system.
Even suggestions of weak enthusiasm
for his inauguration clearly irked the new
president, and appeared to knock the
White House off its footing as it took its
earliest steps.
On Sunday, Trumps spoke with Israeli
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who
told his Cabinet that the call would cover
the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Syria,
Iran and other issues. Trump said the call
was very nice but provided no details.
Trump also announced that hes set up
meetings with the prime minister of
Canada, Justin Trudeau, and Mexican
President Enrique Peqa Nieto.
Were going to start some negotiations
having to do with NAFTA, he said of his
meeting with Mexico, along with immigration and security at the border. Trump
has promised to build a wall along the
length of the southern border and insisted
that Mexico will pay for it.
Trump had no plans to sign any executive orders on Sunday. But his chief of
staff, Reince Priebus, said on Fox News
Sunday the president would spend his

first full week in office undoing some of


his predecessors agenda and planned to
sign executive orders on immigration and
trade.
Trump has pledged to scuttle trade deals
such as a pending Asia-Pacific agreement
and overturn Obamas executive order
deferring deportations for 700,000 people
who were brought into the country illegally as minors.
Trump plans to meet Monday with a
bipartisan group congressional leaders to
discuss his agenda.
Later in the week, hell address congressional Republicans at their retreat in
Philadelphia and meet with British Prime
Minister Theresa May.
In talk show interviews Sunday, Trumps
advisers defended his criticism of journalists for correctly reporting that his inauguration drew a smaller crowd President
Barack Obama did eight years ago, saying
the Trump administration was supplying
alternative facts.
Theres no way to really quantify
crowds. We all know that. You can laugh at
me all you want, Kellyanne Conway told
NBCs Meet The Press. She added: I

homeless, Pine and Verducci said.


Thats where the countywide expansion of
the Homeless Outreach Team, or HOT, comes
in. The group, comprised of health care
providers, shelter workers, law enforcement
and social workers, proactively hit the streets
to meet homeless people. Theyre able to
work closer with the chronically homeless
while trying to build rapport and offer some
medical services on site, she said.
Pine said another particularly valuable
county program is the mobile health clinics
or street medicine team, especially since
its hard to maintain physical well-being
when a person doesnt have shelter.
Pine, who will vote on issues such as how
to extend funds like Measure K half-cent sales
tax revenue toward addressing homelessness
and the housing crisis, noted the One Day
Count can help guide how resources should be
focused.
But the challenge exacerbated by the affordability crisis will likely remain hard to fully
comprehend.
Its much more difficult than one would
think to truly know how many people are
affected by homelessness, Pine said before
reflecting on the last time he participated in
the One Day Count. Its just so hard to fathom. No matter how many times I do it, its
like how can this be?
People interested in volunteering for the
Jan. 26 event must sign up in advance and
attend a training seminar, the last of which is
held Monday. Visit hsavolunteers.ivolunteer.com/smconedaycount2017 for more
information.
think its actually symbolic of the way
were treated by the press.
Aides also made clear that Trump will
not release his tax returns now that hes
taken office, breaking with a decades-long
tradition of transparency. Every president
since 1976 has released the information,
but Trump has said he doesnt believe
Americans care whether he follows suit.
Throughout the campaign, Trump
refused to make his filings public, saying
theyre under audit by the Internal
Revenue Service and hed release them
only once that review is complete. Tax
experts and IRS Commissioner John
Koskinen said such audits dont bar taxpayers from releasing returns.
Hes not going to release his tax
returns. We litigated this all through the
election. People didnt care, Conway
said on ABCs This Week.
Trump, whose 12th wedding anniversary
was Sunday, also attended a reception for
law enforcement officers and first responders who helped with his inauguration. He
singled out the work of FBI Director James
Comey, whom he offered a handshake and
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Kaiser Permanente Redwood Citys project for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day of service was to clean up the gardens at Taft
Elementary School in Redwood City. Two of the more distinguished gardeners helping Kaiser Permanentes 60 volunteers
were Assemblymen Kevin Mullin, left, and Marc Berman. Kaiser Permanente deems the MLK holiday a day on, not off,
working on service projects to improve our neighborhoods.

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By David Sharp
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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piece of rock n roll history is going up
for auction a marquee from the legendary Los Angeles club, Whisky a Go
Go.
The 13-foot sign, with letters alight in
bright pink, adorned the West
Hollywood club in the 80s and 90s, during the heyday of punk, new wave and
grunge.
Saco River Auction Co. is putting it up
for bid Wednesday.
Being a guy who likes rock and heavy
metal and music in general, this is like
the holy grail of something thats collectible, said auctioneer Troy Thibodeau.

Over the years, the Sunset Strip club


featured acts including Led Zeppelin, the
Doors, Janis Joplin, Van Halen, Motley
Crue, Frank Zappa and the Ramones.
The weathered marquee says simply,
The Whisky. It was replaced in 2004
with a new sign Whisky a Go Go
that restored the full name used when the
club opened in 1964.
The marquee sold for nearly $35,000
in 2012 and was supposed to be used in a
man cave in a home in Maine,
Thibodeau said. Instead, it ended up collecting dust in a storage unit and wound
up in Thibodeaus possession because
the owner was delinquent on payments.
Thibodeau said he thinks the sign could
fetch somewhere between $25,000 and
$60,000.

The Whisky a Go Go got its start with


dancing, as the name suggests, but live
music quickly became a staple. The
Doors were a house band in the late
1960s, and other acts including the
Byrds and Buffalo Springfield helped to
cement the clubs reputation, said Todd
Mesek, from Rock and Roll Hall of
Fame.
It got this reputation as this great
place for the hottest new bands, with a
lot of street cred, and for being the place
to be for new music, he said.
The club with a capacity for 500 people faded a bit in the 1970s as big rock
n roll bands played larger venues, like
arenas and stadiums, before getting a
second wind during the punk era in the
late 1970s and early 1980s.

SANTA CLARITA The California Institute of the Arts was


created partly by Walt Disneys desire to bring more top-flight
animators into the profession. And it has during its 47 years,
though for a long time almost all were men.
Now, nearly three-quarters of CalArts more than 250 animation students are women, and theres a new goal: ensure that
when they land jobs, they get to draw female characters reflective of the real world and not just the nerds, sex bombs,
tomboys or ugly villains who proliferate now.
Male villains, for example, can be any shape or size. But
female villains are usually in their menopausal or postmenopausal phases. Theyre older, theyre single, theyre
angry, said Erica Larsen-Dockray, who teaches a class on
The Animated Woman for CalArts experimental animation
program.
Then you have the innocent princess, she added with a
chuckle, whose waist is so small that if she was actually
alive, she wouldnt be able to walk.
To call attention to that cartoonish reality, CalArts has
played host the past two years to The Animated Woman
Symposium on Gender Bias. This year it focused on the roles
of Sidekicks, Nerd Girls, Tomboys and More.
During a recent raucous two-hour symposium, nearly a dozen
student researchers who spent months watching cartoons and
reading comic books questioned why almost all female sidekicks look like nerds. Also why female heroes like Kim
Possible are over-the-top beautiful. And why there are so few
gay, lesbian and transgender characters.
What are nerd-girl stereotypes? They have glasses, theyre
shy, theyre awkward, they have some freckles going on, said
film-video student and artist Madison Stubbs as she flashed
drawings of several, including two of the most popular: Velma
from Scooby-Doo and Meg Griffin of Family Guy.
And we have Tootie from Fairly OddParents, Stubbs said
of the Nickelodeon cartoon shows pig-tailed, braces-wearing,
bespectacled sidekick. Basically, shes just in the show to go,
Oh, Timmy. I want you. Why do you ignore me?
Not that all female cartoon sidekicks are unattractive.
Velma could be the hot girl, Stubbs said, if only she would
lose those nerdy glasses. But every time she does, she trips
over stuff, walks into things and nearly upends another paranormal investigation by those meddling kids from ScoobyDoo Mystery Incorporated.
Kim Possible, who couples her intellect with martial-arts
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TEACHERS
Continued from page 1
Education recently landed grant
money helping classified school
workers go back to school for their
teaching credential.
Meanwhile, local school districts
have offered signing bonuses, attendance incentives, professional development support and a variety of other
creative approaches to attracting
teachers.
A former teacher and chair of the
Assembly Education Committee,
ODonnell said his bills address the
issue on multiple fronts by ultimately making a teaching credential easier to attain.
I lived through the last teacher
shortage, and it was bad for our kids,
bad for our economy and bad for our
state, he said. We dont want to get
ourselves into the same circumstances.
Along the Peninsula, school officials have struggled to hire teachers
specializing in a variety of fields
such as math, science and special education due partially to the appeal of

FINANCES
Continued from page 1
under $1 million, respectively.
Revenue from licenses and permits
increased as well, according to a staff
report.
The city increased spending by $5.2
million over the previous year, driven
largely by increased building and
planning activity as well as litigation
costs, which included the citys lawsuit settlement resulting in a decision
to relocate Docktown residents,
according to a staff report.
The citys tax on utility use netted
close to $10 million, most of which is
set to fund infrastructure and other
future capital improvement projects.
The city generated more than $4
million more in revenue from property tax than expected. Property taxes
accounted for just over 40 percent of
the general fund revenue. A small but
noticeable fluctuation in consumer
spending meant sales revenue, which
accounted for close to 20 percent of
the citys general fund revenue, fell
just short of predictions.

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Continued from page 17
rent events or perhaps as an adjunct
to them.

using a proficiency in some of those


fields to pursue a career in the higherpaying tech industry.
ODonnell said lessening the
financial burden for those interested
in teaching such subjects could result
in more young students pursuing
careers in education. The $20, 000
grant program would be spread over
four years.
Money for the program could be
drawn from the state budget, said
ODonnell, who said he hoped Gov.
Jerry Brown would loosen strings on
the state spending plan to fund the
bill, should it reach his desk.
It is cheaper to address this issue
now than it is to wait, he said. If we
wait, it will cost more in terms of dollars and student achievement. You can
be cheap with the dollars, but you
cant be cheap with student success.
This is an investment in Californias
future, and Im confident we can convince the governor this is a wise
idea.
The aim of ODonnells other bill
is to do away with a state mandate
which has been on Californias
books since 1970 requiring college
students interested in seeking a career
in teaching to take a one-year credential program after attaining an under-

graduate degree.
This would enhance their velocity
because a teacher could get an education degree that would encompass
their credential as well, he said.
ODonnell limited the scope of AB
170 to pertain only to those wishing
to teach multiple subjects between
kindergarten
and
sixth-grade.
Educators seeking work in specialized fields among higher grades
would still need to get an additional
teaching credential.
The recently proposed bills will
first head to the education committee
and ODonnell is hopeful they will
pass out of the Assembly by June.
Im confident, ODonnell said of
the chances for the bills to succeed.
My fellow legislators recognize
California has a problem.
With the knowledge the bills will
not solve all the states struggles,
ODonnell said he believes they
could begin to make a difference in an
issue plaguing many school districts.
Its a two-pronged approach to
addressing a multi-pronged issue, he
said. Its a step in the right direction, but more will have to be done.
But from my perspective, we are only
seeing the beginning of the problem.

Interim Finance Director Starla


Jerome-Robinson said the city
expects property tax revenue to
remain strong, but last years fluctuations make it difficult to predict what
exactly that means for the next years
budget.
For Councilwoman Diane Howard,
the citys commitment to a balanced
budget and allocating 20 percent of
revenue toward a reserve fund has
allowed the city to stay afloat during
big events such as the recession and
also as the city navigates smaller
changes like staff transitions. Howard
noted a steady flow of city staff retirements in the last five to 10 years
increasing the cost of retirement benefits and the search for new employees
qualified to take on the citys ongoing
and future projects.
It takes money to hire good people, she said. Youre always hoping
your revenues allow that to happen.
Vice Mayor Ian Bain is watching
these costs closely as the council
readies itself for the possibility of
slowing economic growth.
Were always prepared for whatever
the looming threats are on the horizon. The looming issue is this issue of
unfunded liabilities. People retiring

from the city, the city is paying into


the pension fund, he said.
Bain said he looks forward to
reviewing options for managing the
liability, which he said affects most
cities in California, as the council
continues its budgeting process for
the next fiscal year. Though Bain and
his fellow councilmembers have been
encouraged by the citys increase in
revenue and ability to expand programs, he is not convinced the city
can count on this level of growth in
the future.
I would say that many of us are concerned that were not going to see the
same economic growth that weve
experienced in recent years, he said.
Howard, whose years on the council
span over two decades, said she hopes
the council will make decisions
affording future generations the same
ability to remain resilient should the
economy falter.
You plan for those rainy days
because they will always come, you
just dont know when, she said. We
were able to count on those reserves to
keep us sustainable for a very difficult
time. I hope we plan carefully in the
next couple of years. I do think things
will slow down.

Its the second collaboration


between producer Jason Blum and
Shyamalan, whose fluctuating career
has recently found a lucrative home at
Blumhouse. They previously combined
for 2015s breakout horror hit The
Visit.
The Vin Diesel action sequel xXx:

The Return of Xander Cage opened in


second place, with $20 million. Its
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Calendar
MONDAY, JAN. 23
Maturing Gracefully: Seventy
Strong. Noon. Belmont Library, 1110
Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont.
Come for a light lunch and get connected with senior support groups
and services. For more information
email belmont@smcl.org.
Spectrum Action Group Planning
Meeting. 3:30 p.m. Belmont Library,
1110 Alameda de las Pulgas,
Belmont. This club is open to all, but
focuses on issues pertaining to
LGBTQIA+ youth. For more information email belmont@smcl.org.
Drawing Circle. 4 p.m. South San
Francisco Main Library, 840 W.
Orange Ave., South San Francisco. All
ages and skills. For more information
email valle@plsinfo.org.
Story Time at the Library. 6 p.m.
South San Francisco Library, 840 W.
Orange Ave., South San Francisco.
Every Monday at 6 p.m. For more
information email valle@plsinfo.org.
Fairy Tale Tea Party. 6 p.m. South
San Francisco Main Library, 840 W.
Orange Ave., South San Francisco.
Listen to fairy tales, sing along to
favorites, decorate crowns and
wands and enjoy snacks. For more
information email valle@plsinfo.org.
Auditions to sing Verdi Requiem
with Masterworks Chorale. 6:30
p.m. 3900 Alameda de las Pulgas,
San Mateo. For more information or
to schedule an audition time email
info@masterworks.org.
TUESDAY, JAN. 24
Stanbridge Academy Open House
for Prospective Parents. 9 a.m. to
11 a.m. 515 E. Poplar Ave., San
Mateo. For more information call
375-5860.
A Day in the Life of a Probation
Officer. Noon to 1:15 p.m. 75 Arbor
Road, Menlo Park. Join the Menlo
Park Kiwanis Club and speaker Jody
DiMauro, who has worked as a probation officer for 25 years. For more
information call 327-1313.
Textile Tuesday: Fleece Socks. 1
p.m. South San Francisco Library,
840 W. Orange Ave., South San
Francisco. For more information
email valle@plsinfo.org.
Teen Writing Group. 4 p.m. to 5
p.m. South San Francisco Library,
840 W. Orange Ave., South San
Francisco. For more information
email valle@plsinfo.org.
Start Smart. 5:45 p.m. Burlingame
Public Library, (Upper Level
Conference), 480 Primrose Road,
Burlingame.
Four-week series
workshop for starting a business.
Runs until Feb. 21 at 8:45 p.m. Free.
For more information contact
Phase2Careers.org@gmail.com.
Poetry
Night
with
Tanu
Wakefield. 7 p.m. Belmont Library,
1110 Alameda de las Pulgas,
Belmont. Share a poem and listen to
what others have to share. Hosted
by Belmont Poet Laureate Tanu
Wakefield. For more information
email belmont@smcl.org.
Famed Geologist Walter Alvarez:
A Most Improbable Journey. 7
p.m. Cubberley Theatre, 4000
Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. For
more
information
email
ggehue@commonwealthclub.org.
Millbrae/Central County Fire
CERT Training Classes. 7 p.m.
David Chetcuti Community Room,
450 Poplar Ave., Millbrae. Free.
These classes are an opportunity for
residents to be a part of the
Community Preparedness Program.
Series of 20-total hours over eight
weeks. Expert experienced instructors. Class size limited. To register
and for more information visit
http://conta.cc/2feG1Ke.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25
Family Craft Night: Lunar New
Year Craft. 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
SSF Grand Avenue Library, 306
Walnut Ave., South San Francisco.
Make geomtric lanterns with red
envelopes and simple paper cuts.
For more information email
valle@plsinfo.org.
Murder Mystery Afternoon. 3:30
p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda
de las Pulgas, Belmont. Available to
middle school and high school students. For more information email
belmont@smcl.org.
Movies at Grand: Tea for Two. 6
p.m. SSF Grand Avenue Library, 306
Walnut Ave., South San Francisco.
All ages. For more information
email valle@plsinfo.org.
Community Travel Reception. 6
p.m. to 8 p.m. College of San Mateo,
Room 468, Building 10, 1700 W.
Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo. Learn
how traveling can make a difference by helping students study
abroad. Refreshments provided. For
more
information
email
studyabroad@smccd.edu.

Before, During and After the


Party. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 1 Library
Ave., Millbrae. The Peninsula is full of
local talentlike filmmaker Jamie
Ball. His newest film tells the story of
a group of friends whose lives are
changed by the events of one celebration. Come for a screening and
discussion. For more information
contact 697-7607.
Holistic Home Harmony: The Art
of Cultivating Flow and Function.
6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. San Mateo
Senior Center, 2645 Alameda de las
Pulgas, San Mateo. Learn how
Holistic Organizing can create lasting productivity. Resident tickets are
$30 and non-resident are $37.
Registration is required. For more
information and to register call 5227490.
Mental Illness: Implications for
Clients, Family Members and Care
Providers. 6:30 p.m. 100 S. San Mateo
Drive, San Mateo. This talk will
acknowledge the impact that a persons road to wellness can have on
not only the patients life but the
lives of those who love and care for
them. It will also offer techniques for
using self-care and compassion to
heal. For more information call 6380800.
Mystery Book Club. 7 p.m. San
Carlos Library, 610 Elm St., San
Carlos. Free and open to the public.
For more information call 5910341x237.
THURSDAY, JAN. 26
Veteran Service Campaign. 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m. 130 South Blvd., San Mateo.
National and state teams from the
American Legion will be in town to
discuss veterans benefits and service to the community. All local veterans are invited to come. For more
information call 345-7388.
Navigating Your Healthcare. 1
p.m. to 2 p.m. 1 Library Ave.,
Millbrae. Insurance plans and medical systems can be confusing so
guidance can be save time and
money in finding or dealing with
your health plan. Stay informed by
attending this session. For more
information contact 697-7607.
Life Hacks: How-to-Life. Belmont
Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas,
Belmont. Available to middle school
and high school students. For more
information
email
belmont@smcl.org.
Chinese New Year K ids Event.
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Hillsdale
Shopping Center, 60 E. 31st Ave., San
Mateo. The event is free and will
appeal to kids of all ages. For more
information call 571-1029.
Movie Night: Southside with You.
5 p.m. South San Francisco Main
Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South
San Francisco. Every Thursday in
January. For more information email
valle@plsinfo.org.
Green Business Celebration and
Networking Event. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Devils Canyon Brewing Company,
935 Washington St., San Carlos.
SSMC is teaming up with the San
Mateo County Green Business
Program to host a celebration and
networking event for local sustainability professionals. For more information visit ww.sustainablesanmateo.org.
Peninsula Recuitment Mixer. 6
p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Burlingame Public
Library, (Lane Room), 480 Primrose
Road, Burlingame. Mingle with fellow job seekers and interface with
local employers in an informal setting. Bring business cards.
Refreshments. For more information contact
Phase2Careers.org@gmail.com.
Reel Great Films: Smoke
Signals. 7 p.m. Belmont Library,
1110 Alameda de las Pulgas,
Belmont. For more information
email belmont@smcl.org.
FRIDAY, JAN. 27
Theresa
Rebeck s
Dead
Accounts.
2120
Broadway,
Redwood City. Rebeck offers an
examination of traditional midwestern values versus liberal
coastal values. Thursdays through
Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m.
$35 general admission; $27 students/seniors. For more information
visit dragonproductions.net.
Veteran Service Campaign. 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m. 130 South Blvd., San Mateo.
National and state teams from the
American Legion will be in town to
discuss veterans benefits and service to the community. All local veterans are invited to come. For more
information call 345-7388.
Midday Meditation. Noon to 1 p.m.
New Leaf Community Market, 150
San Mateo Road, Half Moon Bay. $5.
For more information or to register
visit newleaf.com/events.
For more events visit
smdailyjournal.com, click Calendar.

COMICS/GAMES

THE DAILY JOURNAL

DILBERT

Monday Jan. 23, 2017

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CROSSWORD PUZZLE

HOLY MOLE

PEARLs BEFORE SWINE

ACROSS
1 Soil aerator
5 Useful hint
8 Choir place
12 Forever and
13 GI morale booster
14 Feverish chill
15 Bites
16 Burns like a candle
18 Ritzy residence
20 Lurches
21 Ums cousins
22 Duffers goal
23 Cause anxiety
26 Motion detector
29 Like horror flicks
30 Mallard or teal
31 File label
33 Giants hero of yore
34 Hurricane centers
35 Congenial
36 Australian city
38 Modeled
39 KOA clients
40 MTV hosts

GET FUZZY

41 Bric-a-brac
44 Changes the clock
47 Lab test
49 Turf warriors
51 Young lady
52 Do something
53 Standing on
54 Poetic twilights
55 Help letters
56 Fishtails
DOWN
1 Whey-faced
2 Garfield dog
3 Seance sounds
4 Detective story
5 Clumps of grass
6 Archipelago dot
7 Luau fare
8 Shaqs team
9 Curved molding
10 Roll tightly
11 Hardys dairymaid
17 Crackpot
19 Upper limb

22 Torso muscles
23 Way back when
24 Oodles
25 Bohemian
26 Chop
27 Bluesman Redding
28 Track event
30 Recolors
32 Daffodil digs
34 Diplomat
35 Small bouquet
37 Bores
38 Slumber-party attire
40 Suit pieces
41 Elevator car
42 Academic inst.
43 Scarce
44 Puerto
45 Londoners farewell
(hyph.)
46 Winter forecast
48 Stockholm carrier
50 All-purpose MDs

1-23-17

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Sudoku
answers

MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Step into action
and lend a helping hand whenever possible. Your
no-nonsense way of getting things done will impress
onlookers and make you feel terrific.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) Make a point to finish
what you start. Dont give anyone a chance to interfere
or meddle in your affairs. Do what needs to be done
and dont look back.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) Participating in an
activity or offering your services, skills and experience
will pay off. Gestures of friendliness will lead to
personal and financial gains. Self-improvement

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weekend PUZZLE SOLVED

Each row and each column must contain the


numbers 1 through 6 without repeating.
The numbers within the heavily outlined boxes,
called cages, must combine using the given operation
(in any order) to produce the target numbers in the
top-left corners.
Freebies: Fill in single-box cages with the number in
the top-left corner.

projects are favored.


TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Follow through with
your plans. If you just talk about what you want to
do instead of doing it, you wont make progress.
Protect your assets and your emotional and physical
well-being.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Before you leap into
action, consider your audience. Not everyone will favor
your actions, and some may even use your words to
make you look bad.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) Communication is your
best option. Sharing your ideas and listening to what
others have to offer will help you determine what to do
next. Romance will improve your life.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) If you want something, you

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must do your part and go after it. Get involved, ask


questions and be a part of whatever is going on around
you in order to excel.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Dont take anything or
anyone for granted. An emotional incident can put a
wedge between you and someone you care about.
Communicate and clear up any misconception
before it festers.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Its a good day to deal
with friends, siblings and matters in your neighborhood
that concern you. Be willing to do the work in order
to get the results you want. Take care of your
responsibilities.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Your mysterious nature
will attract interest. Try something new and form

friendships with people who can offer you something


unusual. Challenges will result in personal growth.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Youll face discord
if you havent been honest about your feelings. Dont
make a premature change just to allay anxiety. Tell it
like it is and make your move.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) As long as you are
moderate and have good intentions, everything will fall
into place. Dont let the actions of others cause you to
be uncertain. Trust in your skills and intelligence.
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Monday Jan. 23, 2017

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TERMS & CONDITIONS
The San Mateo Daily Journal Classifieds will not be responsible for more
than one incorrect insertion, and its liability shall be limited to the price of one
insertion. No allowance will be made for
errors not materially affecting the value
of the ad. All error claims must be submitted within 30 days. For full advertising conditions, please ask for a Rate
Card.

110 Employment
BUSINESS

NOW HIRING:
Positions Needed:
t Housekeeping t Laundry Attendant
t Cooks t Bussers t Floor Care Janitor
t On Call Banquet Server
t On Call Banquet Set Up
AM & PM Shifts Available
Employee Benets Package

Call Michelle D. (650) 295-6141


1221 Chess Drive Foster City 94010

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):
Public Content Operations Specialist
(1689N) Discover, respond, and support
public figures on the site, enforcing companys Terms of Use.
Program Manager, Sales Planning & Operations (6854N) Drive operations and
business planning for sales partnerships.
Set strategic business priorities and
measure progress toward annual and
quarterly goals. Position requires international business travel to unanticipated
worksites. Business travel fully reimbursed.
Mail resume to: Facebook, Inc. Attn: SBGIM, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA
94025. Must reference job title & job#
shown above, when applying.

CAREGIVERS - Full time. Part time


available. Call (650)596-3489 Ask for
Violet.

GOT JOBS?
The best career seekers
read the Daily Journal.

Call (650) 344-5200 or


Email: ads@smdailyjournal.com

Call
(650)777-9000
DUMP TRUCK DRIVER, SM, good pay,
benefits. Must have a Class A or B
License. (650)343-5946 M-F, 8-5.
FINANCE
SAMSUNG Oak Holdings Inc. seeks an
Investment Manager, Samsung Catalyst
Fund (Ref#1001) in Menlo Park, CA.
Send resume to Samsung Oak Holdings
Inc., c/o Staffing and HR Team, 3655
North First Street, San Jose, CA 95134.
Must include Req# to be considered.
EOE.

Heath Care Professionals


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2 years experience required
Long Term, Per-Diem
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Call 800-339-9599

Call Roberto 650-344-5200

Experience with print advertising and online


marketing a plus. But we will consider a
candidate with little or no sales experience as
long as you have these traits:

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Join us, if you check off on these qualities and also believe in the future of newspapers.
Please email your resume to ads@smdailyjournal.com
A cover letter with your views on the newspaper industry would also be helpful.

110 Employment

HOUSE CLEANERS
NEEDED

Up to $15 per hour. Company Car.


Call Molly Maid at (650)837-9788.
90 Glenn Way #2, SAN CARLOS

HOUSEKEEPER Full Time, M-F


Apply in person
201 Chadbourne
Avenue, Millbrae
SALES/MARKETING
INTERNSHIPS
The San Mateo Daily Journal is looking
for ambitious interns who are eager to
jump into the business arena with both
feet and hands. Learn the ins and outs
of the newspaper and media industries.
This position will provide valuable
experience for your bright future.
Email resume
info@smdailyjournal.com

LIVE-IN CARETAKER seeking job/position in N. California. Long-term, permanent house-sitting/care-giving. 25 yrs experience. Retired male. References, resume available. Have van, current drivers license, insurance. Non-smoker,
non-drinker/no drugs. Living quarters
must come with above position. See my
add www.caretaker.org. Call Paul Bernadino
(415)
412-6685.
Email:
monks@monasterygarments.com.
RESTAURANT - Need Cook/Kitchen
help. Fletchs catering business is taking
off. We need help! Call (650)685-8301

ATTENTION CAREGIVERS!
Immediate need for Full Time/Part Time
Home Care Providers
$250 Sign on Bonus*
Paid Training & Benets
Must have valid DL and reliable transportation
Call or stop by TODAY!

Requires early morning work six days per week Mon-Sat.


Papers are picked up early morning between 3am and 4:30am

You will be offering a wide variety of


marketing solutions including print advertising,
inserts, graphic design, niche publications,
online advertising, event marketing, social media
and whatever else we come up with if as the
industry continues its evolution and our paper
continues its upward trajectory.

Leading local news coverage on the Peninsula

Immediate placement
on all assignments.

Seeking Delivery driver to manage newspaper route

is actually right here in the present, as it has been for centuries The local community
newspaper. We ignore the naysayers and shun the "experts" when it comes to the "demise" of
the newspaper industry.

You must be community-minded, actionoriented, customer-focused, and without fail, a


self starter. You will be responsible for sales
and account management activities associated
with either a territory or vertical category.

2 years experience
required.

SOUTH SF

The
Future
of local news content
The leading local daily news resource for the
SF Peninsula seeks an entreprenuerial
Advertising Account Exec to sell advertising
and marketing solutions to local businesses.
We are looking for a special person to join our
team for an immediate opening.

CAREGIVERS

SAN MATEO

The Daily Journals readership covers a wide


range of qualifications for all types of positions.

Contact us for a free consultation

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HOME CARE AIDES
Multiple shifts to meet your needs. Great
pay & benefits, Sign-on bonus, 1yr exp
required. Starting at $15 per hour.
Matched Caregivers (650)839-2273,
(408)280-7039 or (888)340-2273

IMMEDIATE OPENING
NEWSPAPER
DELIVERY

We will help you recruit qualified, talented


individuals to join your company or organization.

For the best value and the best results,


recruit from the Daily Journal...

110 Employment

Dont wait, call or stop by TODAY! Ask for Carol

(650) 458-2200

www.homebridgeca.org
1660 S. Amphlett Blvd. #115 in San Mateo

Exciting Opportunities at

Candy Maker Training Program


Applicants who are committed to Quality and Excellence
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Monday Jan. 23, 2017

110 Employment

110 Employment
NEWSPAPER INTERNS
JOURNALISM

The Daily Journal is looking for interns to do entry level reporting, research, updates of our ongoing features and interviews. Photo interns also welcome.
We expect a commitment of four to
eight hours a week for at least four
months. The internship is unpaid, but
intelligent, aggressive and talented interns have progressed in time into
paid correspondents and full-time reporters.

MARKETING
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):
Brand Optimization Analyst (9005N) Execute, optimize, and measure the impact
of the brand across channels.
Marketing Manager (8424N) Build and
manage data and business intelligence
marketing programs. Work with crossfunctional teams and utilize excellent analytical and marketing skills.
Growth Marketing Analyst (6225N) Leverage data to understand company products in depth, identify areas of opportunity, and execute projects to drive growth
and engagement of Facebook users.
Market Strategist (8490N) Provide sophisticated research and analysis on
market trends, customer behaviors, and
competitive moves to help drive product
roadmaps.
Growth Marketing Analyst (4019N) Design experiments and opinion polls to
collect data for Facebook. Work with
cross functional teams like design, product, engineering, and data teams to drive
projects focusing on new user growth,
mobile usage, and revenue.
Mail resume to: Facebook, Inc. Attn: SBGIM, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA
94025. Must reference job title & job#
shown above, when applying.

TECHNOLOGY
WEPAY Inc. in Redwood City, CA seeks
Senior Data Engineer to develop data
platform to support analytics and data
science capabilities. Mail resume: HR,
WePay Inc., 350 Convention Way, #200,
Redwood City, CA 94063

110 Employment

Send your information via e-mail to


news@smdailyjournal.com or by regular mail to 1900 Alameda de las Pulgas #112, San Mateo CA 94403

Program Analyst (6962N) Strategic identification and prioritization of new business opportunities, drive end-to-end
business planning and investment cases,
and execute to incubate and scale the
new business after launch.

SALES - Telemarketing and Inside Sales


Representative needed to sell newspaper print and web advertising and event
marketing solutions. To apply, please call
650-344-5200 and send resume to
info@smdailyjournal.com

Data Engineer (8547N) Design and build


data reporting and visualization needs for
a product or a group of products. Audience Insights Analyst (8116N) Apply expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining, and the presentation of data to uncover unique actionable insights about
people, events and media.

Submit your Resume through the Apttus


website by using the Submit a General
Application tool: http://apttus.com/company/careers/job-listings/. Please include
the reference number for the position on
your Resume.

Over the Hedge

Over the Hedge

Application Engineer, ADF/Java (8272N)


Design, develop, and deliver efficient,
scalable business applications using
Oracle Technologies.

Developer Support Engineering Manager


(531N) Build and lead a local team that
helps developers build engaging and social applications using Facebook Platform.

Sr Technical Business Analyst (Ref #


APT1107): Provide technical computer
business analysis and contract management domain knowledge on Apttus projects in collaboration with our solutions
and technical architects. Must be available to work on projects at various, unanticipated sites throughout the United
States and internationally.

Over the Hedge

Data Engineer, Analytics (8310N) Responsible for data warehouse plans for a
product or a group of products.

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:
www.smdailyjournal.com.

Director of Engineering (Ref # APT1106):


Plan and direct all aspects of engineering
activities within an organization. Ensure
multiple engineering projects, initiatives,
and processes are in conformance with
organizations established policies and
objectives.

Tundra

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):

Technology Audit Manager (6060N)


Work collaboratively with engineering
and our external auditor to design solutions for mitigating financial statement
risk.

APTTUS Corporation has openings for


the following positions in San Mateo, CA:

Tundra

TECHNOLOGY

College students or recent graduates


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

TECHNOLOGY

Tundra

Research Scientist (8566N) Research,


design, and develop new algorithms and
techniques to improve the efficiency and
performance of Facebooks platforms.
Gather data for machine learning training.
Product Quality Analyst (6451N) Investigate and prioritize issues with the ads
products and manage relationships with
sales and support teams around product
quality.
Embedded Systems Engineer (8718N)
Research and invent systems to push
forward the state of virtual reality across
sensing, input and display. Occasional
travel required to various unanticipated
locations throughout the U.S. and
abroad.
Automation Developer, Community Operations (2556N) Build automation and
tools to scale and improve the quality of
support provided by Community Operations. Occasional travel required to various unanticipated locations throughout
the U.S.
Software Engineer (5398N) Help lead
firmware engineering of future novel optical communications technologies.
Business Intelligence Engineer (8355N)
Manage data warehouse plans for a
business vertical or a group of business
verticals.
Product Design Manager (3108N) Design, prototype, and build new features

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110 Employment

203 Public Notices

for Facebooks website or mobile applications while managing and developing a


team of designers.

tions Research, Data Science, and Data


Mining.

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME


STATEMENT #271907
The following person is doing business
as: My Dirty Paws, 1 Mandalay Pl. Unit
1600, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA
94080. Registered Owner: Chui Si Tang,
same address. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN on 01/01/2017
/s/Chui Si Tang/
This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 1/03/2017. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
1/09/17, 1/16/17, 1/23/17, 1/30/17).

Manager, HW Applications Engineering


(2488N) Maintain company's servers,
switches and datacenters which enable
the company to rapidly scale infrastructure efficiently and upon which companys innovative services are delivered.
Data Scientist, Analytics (7182N) Apply
your expertise in quantitative analysis,
data mining, and the presentation of data
to see beyond the numbers and understand how our users interact with our
core products.
SMB Analyst (8308N) Use data analysis
to understand customer profiles, produce
reports to track our business, and build
models to provide insight into the Small
& Medium Business customer base.
Software Engineer (6773N) Help build
the next generation of tracking technology behind Facebook's Virtual Reality
products, create software that will enable
over one billion people to experience
high quality immersive virtual reality.
Internal Solutions Engineer, Global
Shared Service (8299N) Apply business
and sales tools and processes to execute business opportunities.
Operations Research Scientist (8110N)
Identify business problems and solve
them by using various numerical techniques, algorithms, and models in Opera-

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: ads@smdailyjournal.com

IMMEDIATE
OPENING

The San Mateo County Bar Association is seeking a new:

Chief Defender and Executive Director of the


Private Defender Program (Redwood City)
Successful candidates possess the following:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

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Active membership in the State Bar of California


Extensive experience in the practice of criminal law, including serious felonies
Extensive experience in the representation of the members of indigent and under-served communities
Proven ability to collaborate with others in communities with diverse interests
The ability to communicate diplomatically with senior County management, criminal justice partners,
Judges and court personnel
Competitive salary and benets.
If you wish to apply, please send by regular mail a cover letter and resume to:
SMCBA President Joseph Crawford, Hanson Crawford Crum Family Law Group, LLP,
411 Borel Ave., Suite 440, San Mateo, CA.
All applications must be received on or before January 31, 2017.
The San Mateo County Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Principals only. Recruiters please do not contact job poster.
- Do not contact us with unsolicited services or offers.
- No Phone calls or emails please.

Please see full listing at: www.smcba.org.

Production Engineer (5906N) Participate


in the design, implementation and ongoing management of major site applications and subsystems.
Application Support Analyst, Supply
Chain (8311N) Configure modules in
the
supply chain, source-to-pay, and recordto-pay tracks.
Analytics Program Manager, Mobile Partnerships (7177N) Drive insights agenda
and daily operations for strategic insights
program across leading mobile network
operators and device manufacturers.
Platform Operations Analyst (5998N) Review applications on Facebook developer
products to ensure good user experience.
Application Engineer, .NET (6464N) Develop and maintain integrated, scalable,
corporate applications and design and
engineer efficient, scalable, and sustainable computer solutions.
Technical Program Manager, Interfaces
(7787N) Drive huge projects and crossfunctional technical programs by working
with development teams, business
teams, and external partners.
Product Designer (8257N) Design, prototype, and build new features for Facebooks website or mobile applications.
Occasional domestic and international
travel required.
Optical Engineer (6881N) Research and
develop advanced optical components
and systems, including but not limited to,
imaging and display systems.
Product Manager (4800N) Engage in
product design and technical development of new products. Lead the ideation,
technical development, and launch of innovative products.
Research Scientist (7093N) Research,
design, and develop new optimization algorithms and techniques to improve the
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NOTICE OF PETITION TO
ADMINISTER ESTATE OF
Vidyagauri Kantilal Khatri
Case Number: PRO123880
To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may
otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of Vidyagauri Kantilal Khatri. A Petition for Probate has been filed
by Pradeep Kantilal Khatri in the Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo. The Petition for Probate requests
that Pradeep Kantilal Khatri be appointed
as personal representative to administer
the estate of the decedent. The petition
requests the decedents will and codicils,
if any, be admitted to probate. The will
and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. The
petition requests authority to administer
the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority
will allow the personal representative to
take many actions without obtaining
court approval. Before taking certain very
important actions, however, the personal
representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they
have waived notice or consented to the
proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good
cause why the court should not grant the
authority.
A hearing on the petition will be held in
this court as follows: FEB. 8, 2017 at
9:00 a.m., Department 28, Superior
Court of California, County of San Mateo,
400 County Center, Redwood City, CA
94063.
If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing
and state your objections or file written
objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person
or by your attorney.
If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your
claim with the court and mail a copy to
the personal representative appointed by
the court within the later of either (1) four
months from the date of first issuance of
letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the
Calilfornia Probate Code, or (2) 60 days
from the date of mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under sectioin
9052 of the Callifornia Probate
Code.Other California statutes and legal
authority may affect your rights as a
creditor. You may want to consult with an
attorney knowledgable in California law.
You may examine the file kept by the
court. If you are a person interested in
the estate, you may file with the court a
Request for Special Notice (form DE154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition
or account as provided in Probate Code
section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk.
Attorney for Petitioner:
Stephen M. Vernon
2479 E. Bayshore Road, Suite 220
PALO ALTO, CA 94303
(650) 493-8070
FILED: 01/11/2017
(Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal on 1/14, 1/21, 1/23)

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THE DAILY JOURNAL

Monday Jan. 23, 2017

Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle


Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis
ACROSS
1 Contractors
detail, briefly
5 NYSE listings
8 Shade-loving
plant
13 Pulls opposite
14 Sitting on
16 Thats __!:
Piece of cake!
17 Hebrew or Latin,
e.g.
20 Cpl., for one
21 Sundial number
opposite I
22 Kitty coat
23 Meetings of selfimprovement
seekers
29 Child of a boomer
30 With 31-Across,
flying exhibition
31 See 30-Across
32 More than fair,
less than great
34 Petting __
36 Composer Bartk
39 Form 1040 and
schedules
44 Right triangle ratio
45 Impractical
Jokers network
__TV
46 Most fit to be
drafted
47 Captures
50 Plus
52 CSI evidence
53 Doctor with a
pager
58 Itinerary word
59 Dubais fed.
60 Glamorous
Gardner
61 Most of the
Atlantic, to
Columbus
68 Allow to board
69 Frozen queen
70 Game with
rooms and
weapons
71 Natives for whom
a Great Lake is
named
72 Like a clever
devil
73 Outdoor faucet
attachment
DOWN
1 Massage facility
2 Joke with a
homophone, say

3 Top-left PC key
4 Trouser material
5 Elevate to
sainthood
6 Giants great Mel
7 Work a
crossword puzzle
8 Macbeth
cauldron stirrer
9 Buckeye State
sch.
10 Acronym for a big
mess
11 Prepare to
advance after a
fly ball
12 Mimics
15 Bridge
partnerships
18 S.A. country at
zero degrees
latitude
19 About to happen
23 Army vet
24 Vegas signs
25 Early spring
blooms
26 Easy run
27 Hanger near the
shower
28 Be a debtor of
33 Summer of disco
35 Cereal grain
37 Monday, in Metz

38 Ben-Hur setting
40 Dinner, e.g.
41 Like Supermans
special vision
42 Flees
43 Indian flatbread
48 It all happened
so fast memory
49 Sudden burst
51 Operatic icon
53 Developing egg
54 Forty-__
55 Desert plants

56 Shoes that make


you look taller
57 Hidden downside
62 Soil-moving tool
63 Ques. response
64 Broadband
letters
65 Rock gp. with
winds and
strings
66 Moscows land:
Abbr.
67 Lay eyes on

ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE:

210 Lost & Found

298 Collectibles

FOUND: KEYS at Westwood Park in


Redwood City, off of Fernside. Call to
claim (650)714-8893

1940 VINTAGE telephone bench maple


antiques collectibles $75 (650)755-9833

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
LOST - Womans diamond ring. Lost
12/18. Broadway, Redwood City.
REWARD! (650)339-2410
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
REWARD.
Please
email
us
at
joandbill@msn.com or call 650-5768745. She drinks water out of her paws.
LOST CAT. Black and White. Black
patch on right eye. REWARD.
Call (323) 439-7713.

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.
(650)701-0276

299 Computers
RECORDABLE CD-R 74, Sealed, Unopened, original packaging, Samsung, 12X,
(650) 578 9208

QUALITY BOOKS used and rare. World


& US History and classic American novels. $5 each obo (650)345-5502

300 Toys

294 Baby Stuff

2 STORY dollhouse w/ furniture 24 x 24


good condition $50. joe (650)573-5269

FISHER-PRICE HEALTHY Care booster


seat - $5 (650)592-5864.

3-STORY BARBIE Dollhouse with spiral


staircase and elevator. $60. (650)5588142

AIR CONDITIONER, Portable, 14,000


BTU,
Commercial
Cool
model
CPN14XC9, almost like new! All accessories plus remote included.
20 x 16-5/8 x 33-1/2 $345.
(650)345-1835

ALLOYED LINOTYPE (BNH ~18) for


casting miniature/board-game figurines.
10#, $15.00. (650) 591-4553
LARGE STUFFED ANIMALS - $3 each
Great for Kids (650) 952-3500
STAR WARS one 4 orange card action figure, Momaw Nadon (Hammerhead). $8 Steve (650)518-6614
STAR WARS SDCC Stormtrooper
Commander $29 OBO Dan,
(650)303-3568 lv msg

302 Antiques

CHARCOAL GRILL with cover, 24, almost new $25. (650)368-0748

80 BRADFORD collectors plates - $300.


Call for description. (650)344-5630.

CHEFMATE TOASTER oven, brand


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

ANTIQUE BUFFET Cabinet, with 2 large


drawers w/skeleton key, needs refinishing. $700/obo.. ANTIQUE CHINA cabinet, with doors and legs, dark wood..
$500/obo. (650)952-5049

CIRRUS STEAM mop model SM212B 4


new extra cleaning pads,user manual.
$45. (650)588-5487
COLEMAN LXE Roadtrip Grill Red Brand New! (still in box) $100
(650)918-9847
JACK LALANE'S power juicer. $40.
Call (650)364-1243. Leave message.
NSA AIR PurifierGood Condition Paid
$190Yours for $20. (510)363 4865
UPRIGHT VACUUM Cleaner, $10. Call
Ed, (415)298-0645 South San Francisco
WHIRLPOOL WASHER DRYER, GE
Refrigerator all working and in good condition all for $99.00 (650)315-3240.
WHIRLPOOL. HIGH Efficiency Washer.
White. Like new. Top load. $250.00.
(650)483-9226

297 Bicycles
ADULT BIKES 1 regular and 2 with balloon tires $30 Each (650) 347-2356
CHILDS BICYCLE in good condition.
$30. (650)355-5189

01/23/17

MILLER LITE Neon sign , work good


$59 call (650)218-6528

Books

AIR CONDITIONER 10000 BTU w/remote. Slider model fits all windows. LG
brand $199 runs like new. (650)2350898

By Joel Mackerry
2017 Tribune Content Agency, LLC

LENNOX RED Rose, Unused, hand


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

KOGI 15 inch computer monitor. Model


L5QX. $25. PH(650)592-5864.

296 Appliances

xwordeditor@aol.com

DOLLIES, 30 various sizes, hand crochet dollies.$30.(650)596-0513

LOST SMALL gray and green Parrot.


Redwood Shores. (650)207-2303.

1960'S AVOCADO Osterizer blender


excellent condition $20.00 (650)5960513

01/23/17

BILLY DEE Williams autographed Star


Wars action figure: Lando Calrissian,
space smuggler. $35 Steve (650)5186614

ANTIQUE ITALIAN lamp 18 high, $70


(650)387-4002
BEAUTIFUL AND UNIQUE Victorian
Side Sewing Table, All original. Rosewood. Carved. EXCELLENT CONDITION! $350. (650)815-8999.
MAHOGANY ANTIQUE Secretary desk,
72 x 40 , 3 drawers, Display case, bevelled glass, $500. (650)766-3024
OLD VINTAGE Wooden Sea Captains
Tool Chest 35 x 16 x 16, $65
(650)591-3313
SINGER SEWING MACHINE (Childs)
Vintage (1962) Perfect. Includes original
case and instruction booklet. $49.
(650)260-0057
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.

298 Collectibles

ANTARES DOLLARS Bill Changer machine s never used for small bus. $95
650-992-4544.

1920'S AQUA Glass Beaded Flapper


Purse (drawstring bag) & Faux Pearl
Flapper Collar. $50. (650)762-6048

BLAUPUNKT AM/FM/CD Radio and Receiver with Detachable Face asking


$100. (650)593-4490

THE DAILY JOURNAL

Monday Jan. 23, 2017

303 Electronics

304 Furniture

310 Misc. For Sale

316 Clothes

BULOVA WINDUP Travel clocks.Vintage. Set of eight. $99. gene (650)4215469

RECLINING SWIVEL chair almost new


$99 (650)766-4858

SILK SAREE 6 yards new nice color.for


$35 only. Call(650)515-2605 for more information.

U.S. ARMY issue lthr boots $29 650595-3933

COMPLETE COLOR photo developer


Besler Enlarger, Color Head, trays, photo
tools $50/ (650)921-1996
IPHONE 5 Morphie Juice Pack with
charger, Originally $100, now $85.
(650)766-2679

ROCKING CHAIR fine light, oak condition with pads, $85/OBO. (650)369-9762
ROCKING CHAIRS solid wood, great
shape asking 30 dollars each. Call
(650)574-4582 Lily
RUMMY ROYAL poker table top $30.00
(650)573-5269

KINDLE FIRE 8 in. Case and Charger


incl. 64 gig $75 Jeff 650-208-5758

SHELF RUBBER maid


contact joe (650)573-5269

LEFT-HAND ERGONOMIC keyboard


with 'A-shape' key layout Num pad, $20
(650)204-0587

SOFA PROTECTOR for Lounging Pets.


Washable polyester. Non-slide. Brown
tweed. Excellent condition. $89. 650260-0057

MOTOROLA BRAVO MB 520 (android


4.1 upgrade) smart phone 35$ 8GB SD
card Belmont (650)595-8855
NEW HP Desk Jet 1112 Printer plus extra cartridges- $50. Call (650)345-1234
ONKYO AV Receiver HT-R570 .Digital
Surround, HDMI, Dolby, Sirius Ready,
Cinema Filter.$95/ Offer (650)591-2393

new $20.00

TEAK-VENEER COMPUTER desk with


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

306 Housewares

SAMSUNG FLAT TV 20" ex.co.incl.


VCR ,set up $70. (650)992-4544

BRASS FIREPLACE
(650)348-2306

SONY DHG-HDD250 DVR and programable remote.


Record OTA. Clock set issues $99
(650)595-8855

CHRISTMAS TREE China, Fairfield


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

VINTAGE G.E. radio, model c1470 $60.


(650)421-5469
VINTAGE ZENITH radio, model L516b
$75. (650)421-5469

304 Furniture
5 FOOT resin folding table, still in the
box $20.00 (650)368-0748
ANTIQUE DINING table for six people
with chairs $99. (650)580-6324

screen

$30.

COMPUTER SWIVEL CHAIR. Padded


Leather. $80. (650) 455-3409
COMPUTER TABLE, adjustable height,
chrome legs, 29x48 like new $30 (650)
697-8481
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.
(650)341-5347

317 Building Materials


CULTURED MARBLE 2 tone BR vanity
counter top. New toe skin/ scribe. 29 x
19 $300 (408)744-1041
SHUTTERS 2 wooden shutters 32x72
like new $50.00 ea.call (650)368-7891
WHITE DOUBLE pane window for $29
or Best offer. Call Halim @ (650) 6785133.

318 Sports Equipment


15 SF Giants Posters -- Barry Bonds,
Jeff Kent, JT Snow. 6' x 2.5' Unused. $4
each. $35 all. (650)588-1946 San Bruno
BRIDGESTONE WHOPPER Golf Club
#1 Driver Fair Condition Paid $295 Yours
for $20. (510)363 4865
BUSHNELL NEO XS Golf Watch with
charger. Mint condition. 30,000+ golf
courses. $50. Jeff (650)208-5758
CHILDS KICK scooter by razor with helmet $25 obo (650)591-6842

GOLF CLUBS, new, Warrior woods


3/15 degree 5/21 degree 7/24 degree
$15 ea (650)349-0430

PIANO, UPRIGHT, in excellent condition. Asking $345. (650)366-4769

Golf Clubs, used set with Cart for $50.


(650)593-4490

UPRIGHT PIANO. In tune. Fair condition. $300 OBO (650) 533-4886.

IGLOO BLUE 38-Quart Wheelie Cool


Cooler/Ice Chest $14 (650)952-3500

SMOKE ALARMS with batteries $4 650595-3933

YAMAHA PIANO, Upright, Model M-305,


$750. Call (650)572-2337

KASTLE 190CM Xcountry skis+poles


$29 650-595-3933

SOLID TEAK floor model 16 wine rack


with turntable $60. (650)592-7483

312 Pets & Animals

308 Tools

AIRLINE CARRIER for cats, pur. from


Southwest Airlines, $25, 2 available. Call
(505)228-1480 local.

KAYAK 12' sit on top 2 storage compartments baby blue must see $99.00 john
(650)483-8152

PRE-LIT 7 ft Christmas tree. Three sections, easy to assemble. $50. (650)3492963

BOSTITCH 16 gage Finish nailer Model


SB 664FN $99 (650)359-9269
CRAFTSMAN 10" Mitre Saw $25 650595-3933
CRAFTSMAN 9" Radial Arm Saw with 6"
dado set. No stand. $55 (650)341-6402
CRAFTSMAN RADIAL Arm Saw Stand.
In box. $30. (650)245-7517
CRAFTSMAN RADIAL SAW, with cabinet stand, $200 Cash Only, (650)8511045
CRAFTSMEN 3 saw blades $20. new.
(650)573-5269
DELTA CABINET SAW with overrun table. $650/obo. (650)342-6993
LEAF BLOWER electric 7.5 amps brand
new 30.00 joe, (650)573-5269
PAINTING TOOLS - hooks, stirrups 110
ropes, poles, 20 plank, 440 Graco Spary
Machine, $500, Asking (650)-483-8048
ROUTER TABLE ryobi $ 99. like new
(650)573-5269
SHOPSMITH MARK V 50th Anniversary
most
attachments.
$1,500/OBO.
(650)504-0585

LADIES MCGREGOR Golf Clubs


Right handed with covers and pull cart
$150 o.b.o. (650)344-3104

CANARY BIRD cage 24 x 16 for sale.


$40.00 firm. Used, good condition. Call
(650)766-3024

MEN'S ROSSIGNOL Skis.


good condition, (650)341-0282.

ONE KENNEL Cab ll one Pet Taxi animal carriers 26x16. Excellent cond. $60..
(650)593-2066

NEW WEIGH bench With 200lbs, plus


free weights. $50. (510)943-9221.San
Mateo.

PARROT CAGE, Steel, Large - approx


4 ft by 4 ft, Excellent condition $300 best
offer. (650)245-4084

POWER PLUS Exercise Machine


(650)368-3037

PET CARRIER, brown ,Very good condition, $15.00 medium zize leave txt or call
(650)773-7201
SOFA PROTECTOR for Lounging Pets.
Washable polyester. Non-slide. Brown
tweed. Excellent condition. $89. 650260-0057

316 Clothes
BLACK DOUBLE breasted suit size 38
excellent condition $25 (650)322-9598
BLOCH Black Boost Dance Sneakers
S0539L Good Condition $20 (650)9523500
BOY SCOUT canvas belt with Boy Scout
Buckle. Vintage. Fair condition. $5.
(650)588-0842
FAUX FUR Coat Woman's brown multi
color
in
excellent
condition
3/4
length $50 (650)692-8012

$95.00,

$99

PRINCE TENNIS 2 section nylon black


Bag with Prince Pro Graphite Racket$55.(650)341-8342
PURSUIT SCOOTER. $99. (650)3482235
SKI RACK Thule, roof mounted to roof
load bars. Holds three pairs. $85, OBO
650-594-1494
SOCCER BALLS - $8.00 each (like new)
4 available. (650)341-5347
TOTAL GYM XLS, excellent condition.
Paid $2,500. Yours for $900. Call
(650)588-0828
TREADMILL BY PRO-FORM. (Hardly
Used). 10% incline, 2.5 HP motor, 300lb
weight capacity. $329 (650)598-9804
VINTAGE ENGLISH ladies ice skates up to size 7-8, $40., (650)873-8167
VINTAGE NASH Cruisers Mens/ Womens Roller Skates Blue indoor/outdoor sz
6-8. $60 B/O. (650)574-4439

WOMEN'S LADY Cougar gold iron set


set - $25. (650)348-6955

LADIES SEQUIN dress, blue, size XL,


pure silk lining, $40.00, (650) 578-9208

WOMEN'S NORDICA ski boots, size 8


1/2. $50 (650)592-2047

LEATHER JACKET, New Black Italian


style, size M Ladies $45 (650) 875-1708

YAMAHA ROOF RACK, 58 inches $75.


(650)458-3255

NEAT RECEIPTS Mobile Scanner new


in box $79, call (650)324-8416

LOUIS VUITTON monogram leather


clutch/computer carry case 10.25x13.5.
Inside zipper $95. (650)591-6596

345 Medical Equipment

310 Misc. For Sale

MAN'S BLACK leather jacket, size 40,


like new. $85.00 (650)593-1780

ENTERTAINMENT CENTER for $50.


Good shape, blonde, about 5' high.
(650)726-4102

"MOTHER-IN-LAW TONGUES" plants,


3 in 5-gal cans. $10.00 each. (650)5937408

MEN'S STETSON hat, size large, new,


rim, solid black, large, great gift. $40
(650) 578-9208

ESPRESSO TABLE 30 square, 40 tall,


$95 (650)375-8021

500-600 BIG Band-era 78's--most mint,


no sleeves--$50 for all-(650)574-5459

LAWN CHAIRS (4) White, plastic, $8.


each, (415)346-6038

8 TRACKS, billy Joel, Zeppelin, Eagles


,Commodores, more.40 @ $4 each , call
(650)393-9008

NEW WITH tags Wool or cotton Men's


pullover
sweaters
(XL)
$15/each
(650)952-3466

DRUM TABLE - brown, perfect condition, nice design, with storage, $45.,
(650)345-1111
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER 5'x4' glass
door / shell / drawers / roller ex $25/BO
(650)992-4544

LEATHER SOFA, black, excellent condition. $100 obo. (650)878-5533


LOVE SEAT, Upholstered pale yellow
floral $99. (650)574-4021
NEW DELUXE Twin Folding Bed, Linens, cover, Cost $618. Sale $250. Must
Sell! (650) 875-8159.
NEW TWIN Mattress set plus frame
$30.00 (650) 347-2356
OAK BOOKCASE, 30"x30" x12". $25.
(650)726-6429
OAK SIX SHELF Book Case 6FT 4FT
$55 (650)458-8280
OFFICE TABLE, 24"x48" HD. folding
legs each end. 500# capacity. Cost
$130. Sell $60, (650)591-4141
OUTDOOR WOOD SCREEN - new $80
obo Retail $130 (650)873-8167
PAPASAN CHAIRS (2) -with cushions
$45. each set, (650)347-8061

379 Open Houses

MONARCH UPRIGHT player piano $99


(650) 583-4549

PORCELAIN JAPANESE Tea set, Unopened, in wood box, great gift $30.
(650)578-9208.

VINTAGE CRAFTSMAN Jig Saw. Circa


1947. $60. (650)245-7517
VINTAGE SHOPSMITH and BAND
SAW, good shape. $500/obo. Call
(650)342-6993

309 Office Equipment

CHRISTMAS TREE, 7.5 Oregon pine,


1225 tips, hooked construction with
stand. Used once. $49. (415)650-6407
ELECTRONIC TYPEWRITER,
condition $50 (650)878-9542

good

GAME "BEAT THE EXPERTS" never


used $8., (408)249-3858
INCUBATOR, $99, (650)678-5133
LARGE BLACK Ciao Luggage 26"
w/wheels, Good Condition $35 (650)9523500
LIONEL CHRISTMAS Boxcars 2005,
2006, 2007 New OB $90 lot (650)3687537
LIONEL CHRISTMAS Holiday expansion Set. New OB $99 (650)368-7537
LIONEL WESTERN Union Pass car and
dining car. New OB $99 (650)368-7537

RECLINER CHAIR blue tweed clean


good $75 Call (650)583-3515

RMT CHRISTMAS Diesel train and Caboose. Rare. New OB $99 (650)3687537

RECLINING SWIVEL & high-back chair


(Hampton) exc condition $30 (650) 7569516 Daly City.

SAMSONITE 26" tan hard-sided suit


case, lt. wt., wheels, used once/like new.
$60. (650)328-6709

Reach over 83,450


potential home buyers &
renters a day,
from South San Francisco
to Palo Alto.
in your local newspaper.
Call (650)344-5200

470 Rooms
HIP HOUSING
Non-Profit Home Sharing Program
San Mateo County
(650)348-6660

620 Automobiles
Dont lose money
on a trade-in or
consignment!
Sell your vehicle in the
Daily Journals
Auto Classifieds.
Just $45
Well run it
til you sell it!
Reach 83,450 drivers
from South SF to
Palo Alto
Call (650)344-5200
ads@smdailyjournal.com

BMW 07 X-5, One Owner, Excel. Condition Sports package 3rd row seats reduced $19,995 obo Call (650)520-4650
CADILLAC 02 Deville, 8 cylinder, perfect condition, like new, cashmere outside white inside 4787 miles $13,000.
(415)850-2370
CADILLAC 99 DeVille Concours,
98,500 miles, $3,500 or best offer.
(650)270-6637
CHEVY 10 HHR . 68K. EXCELLENT
CONDITION. $8888. (650)274-8284.
CHEVY HHR 08 - Grey, spunky car
loaded, even seat warmers, $9,500.
(408)807-6529.

DENTAL LABORATORY Jelblast sandblaster. New. Older model.#32000. Includes 5 lb. Quartz Abrasive Sand. $450.
650-947-3396.

GOT AN OLDER
CAR, BOAT, OR RV?

SIZE 38 tan gabardine navy officers uniform great condition Perfect for that costume party. Free. (650)322-9598

DODGE 99 MAINTENANCE Van, ,


$2,500, call (650)481-5296

Do the humane thing.


Donate it to the
Humane Society.
Call 1- 800-943-8412

JAGUAR 94 XJ6, very clean, 110K


miles, $3,800. (650)302-5523
LEXUS 01 IS300, 132K, clean. $6,500
(650)302-5523

STUDIO, 1 BR, 2 BR & 3 BR


waiting lists opening for low income
housing apartments
10am-2pm on 1/26/17 and 1/27/17.
Location for application:

1500 El Camino Real, Redwood City 94063.


Income restrictions apply/income disclosure
required at time of application with
valid form of ID.

Equal Housing Opportunity

630 Trucks & SUVs


LINCOLN 02 Navigator, excellent condition. Runs great! Must sell! $4,500/obo.
(650)342-4227.

635 Vans
CHEVROLET 06 Mini VAN, new radiator, tires and brakes. Needs head gasket.
$1,500. (650)481-5296

640 Motorcycles/Scooters
89 GOLD WING. 1500 CC. 39K miles.
Call Joe (650)578-8357
ALPINE STAR motocross boots Tech 8s
size 14 good cond. $75. (650)345-5642
BMW 03 F650 GS, $3899 OBO. Call
(650) 995-0003
MOTORCYCLE SADDLEBAGS, with
mounting hardware and other parts $35.
Call (650)670-2888

645 Boats
2003 P-15 West Wight Potter sailboat,
excellend
condition.
$5,500.
Call
(650)347-2559

650 RVs
RV - 2013 WINNEBAGO ITASCA Navion, 25 with sideout. 4000 miles. Mercedes Benz Sprinter chassis,. diesel,
loaded, like new! $85,500.
Call (650)726-8623 or (650)619-9672.

670 Auto Service

AA SMOG

Complete Repair & Service


$24.75 plus certificate fee
(most cars)

869 California Drive .


Burlingame

(650) 340-0492

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.

PARIS HILTON purse white & silver unused, about 12" long x 9" high
$23. (650)592-2648

625 Classic Cars


FORD 64 Falcon. 4DR Sedan. 6 cyl.
auto/trans $3,500.00. (650) 570-5780.

16 FT SEA RAY. I/B. $1,200. Needs Upholstery. Call (650)898-5732.

List your Open House


in the Daily Journal.

LADIES BOOTS size 8 , 3 pairs different


styles , $20/ pair. call (650)592-2648

DRESSER 4-DRAWER in Belmont for


$75. Good condition; good for children.
Call (650)678-8585

Call (650)344-5200

GOLF CLUBS {13}, Bag, & Pull Cart all-$90.00 (650)341-8342

WET SUIT - medium size, $95., call for


info (650)851-0878

DINING ROOM table Good Condition


$90.00 or best offer ( 650)-780-0193

Reach over 83,450 readers


from South San Francisco
to Palo Alto.
in your local newspaper.

HARMONICA.
HOHNER Pocket Pal.
Key of C. Original box. Never used.
$10. (650)588-0842

COMPLETE SET OF CHINA - Windsor


Garden, Noritake. Four place-settings,
20-pieces in original box, never used.
$250 per box
(3 boxes available).
(650)342-5630

IRON AGE steel toe work/safety boot. In


box, size 10 1/2
$50, OBO 650-594-1494

DINETTE TABLE, 3 adjustable leaf.$30.


(650) 756-9516.Daly City.

List your upcoming


garage sale,
moving sale,
estate sale,
yard sale,
rummage sale,
clearance sale, or
whatever sale you
have...

OPEN HOUSE
LISTINGS

BOSTITCH 16 gage Finish nailer Model


SB 664FN $99 (650)359-9269

COAT/HAT STAND, solid wood, for your


mountain cabin/house. $50. (650)5207045

GULBRANSEN BABY GRAND PIANO Appraised @ $5450., want $1800 obo,


(650)343-4461

WILSON'S LG Green Suede Jacket


$50.00 (650)367-1508

Make money, make room!

sized

ANTIQUE MAHOGANY double bed with


adjustable steelframe $225.00. OBO.
(650)592-4529

CHAIRS 2 Blue Good Condition $50


OBO (650)345-5644

EXCELLENT VIOLIN, previously owned,


first violinist SF Symphony, Mellow
sound. Dated 1894. $5,500/best offer.
(415)751-2416

VINTAGE 1970S Grecian made dress,


size 6-8, $35 (650)873-8167

GARAGE SALES
ESTATE SALES

FITNESS STEPPER compact


(12"x16") Hardly used! $50. Call
(650)766-3024

ANTIQUE MAHOGANY Bookcase. Four


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

BEIGE SOFA $99. Excellent Condition


(650) 315-2319

BALDWIN GRAND PIANO, 6 foot, excellent condition, $8,500/obo. Call


(510)784-2598

VELVET DRAPE, 100% cotton, new


beautiful burgundy 82"X52" W/6"hems:
$45 (415)585-3622

HAMMOND B-3 Organ and 122 Leslie


Speaker. Excellent condition. $8,500. private owner, (650)349-1172

BENCH SAW - 8 INCH includes attached table and accessories $35 (650)3680748

BAR STOOLS 2 (matching) Wood Cushioned Fair Condition $20 each. (510)363
4865

WAGON WHEEL Wooden, original from


Colorado farm. 34x34
Very good
aged condition $200 San Bruno
(650)588-1946

311 Musical Instruments

WOOD FURNITURE- one end table and


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

VINTAGE G.E. radio, model c-442c $60.


(650)421-5469

VINTAGE WHITE Punch Bowl/Serving


Bowl Set with 10 cups plus one extra
$30. (650)873-8167

WALNUT CHEST, small (4 drawer with


upper bookcase $50. (650)726-6429
WOOD - wall Unit - 30" long x 6' tall x
17.5" deep. $90. (650)631-9311

VINTAGE G.E. radio, model c-430-a


$60. (650)421-5469

VASE WITH flowers 2 piece good for the


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

WATER STORAGE TANK, brand new,


275 gallons. 48" x 46" x 39" $250.
(650)771-6324

ORIGINAL AM/FM 1967/68 Honda Radio for $50. (650)593-4490

SONY PROJECTION TV 48" with remote good condition $99 (650)345-1111

UNIDEN HARLEY Davidson Gas Tank


phone. $100 or best offer (650)863-8485

THOMASVILLE BEVELED mirror 22" x


12" $50. Call (650)834-4833

OPTIMUS H36 ST5800 Tower Speaker


36x10x11 $30. (650)580-6324

PIONEER HOUSE Speakers, pair. 15


inch 3-way, black with screens. Work
great. $99.(650)243-8198

ULTRASONIC JEWELRY Cleaning Machine Cleans jewelry, eyeglasses, dentures, keys. Concentrate included. $30
OBO. (650)580-4763

Garage Sales

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MAZDA 12 CX-7 SUV Excellent condition One owner Fully loaded Low
miles reduced $18,995 obo (650)5204650
SAAB 06 5 speed, 113K, clean. $4,200
(650)302-5523
TOYOTA 06 Prius, 149K, clean. $6,400
(650)302-5523

625 Classic Cars


1955 CHEVY BEL AIR 2 door, Standard
Transmission V8 Motor, non-op $22,000
obo. (650)952-4036.
86 CHEVY CORVETTE. Automatic.
93,000 miles. Sports Package.$6,800
obo. (650) 952-4036.
CORVETTE 69 50.000 miles. $19,000.
(650)481-5296.

LUXURATI AUTO REPAIR


Smog Check
Repair Services
Collision and Body Work

Burlingame & San Mateo Locations

(650) 340-0026

SEE OUR AD FOR DISCOUNTS!

670 Auto Parts


BRIDGESTONE ALENZA 235/65R17,
$50. Excellent condition, 80k warranty,
used less than 10k. (650)593-4490
BRIDGESTONE TURANZA RFT (Run
Flat) 205/55/16 EL42 used 70% left $80.
(650)483-1222
BRIDGESTONE TURANZA RFT (Run
Flat) 205/55/16 EL 42 All Season Like
New $100. (650)483-1222
COBRA CABLE chains for radial and
regular tires - never used - $45.00 call
(650)593-1780
COBRA CABLE chains for radial and
regular tires, never used $45.00
(650)593-1780
FIRESTONE TIRES 215/70/R16 good
condition $50. (650) 504-6057
GOODYEAR TIRE P245/70R-15 Like
New, really $55. (650) 637-9791
NEW CONTINENTAL Temporary tire
mounted on 5 lug rim Size T125/70/R1798M $100. (650)483-1222
NEW SNOW Cables SZ327 $19 650595-3933
SHOP MANUALS for GM Suv's
Year 2002 all for $40 (650)948-0912

680 Autos Wanted


Wanted 62-75 Chevrolets
Novas, running or not
Parts collection etc.
So clean out that garage
Give me a call
Joe 650 342-2483

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Monday Jan. 23, 2017

Cabinetry

Concrete

Decks & Fences

Hauling

Plumbing

Tree Service

Mini-Remodel
Re-Face
OR
Buy New
Keane Kitchens

AAA CONCRETE DESIGN

JR MORALES FENCES

CHAINEY HAULING

Hillside Tree

650-631-0330

Free Estimates

MEYER
PLUMBING
SUPPLY

415 Old County Road / Belmont


www.keanekitchens.com
License No: B639589

*Stamps *Color *Driveways


*Patios *Masonry
*Flagstone *Retaining Walls
*Block walls *Landscaping

(650)533-0187

Fences, decks, arbors,


Post Repairs
Retaining walls, Concrete
Works, French Drains, Siding

FREE ESTIMATES
(650)346-7582
(650)347-5316

morales12120@yahoo.com

Lic# 947476

T.M. CONCRETE

MARSH FENCE
& DECK CO.

Junk & Debris Clean Up

Furniture / Appliance / Disposal


Tree / Bush / Dirt / Concrete Demo

Starting at $40 & Up


www.chaineyhauling.com
Free Estimates
(650)207-6592

CHEAP
HAULING!

Toilets, Sinks, Vanities,


Faucets, Water heaters,
Whirlpools and more!
Wholesale Pricing &
Closeout Specials.

David: (650) 642-1614

State License #377047


Licensed Insured Bonded
Fences - Gates - Decks
Stairs - Retaining Walls
10-year guarantee
Quality work w/reasonable prices
Call for free estimate
(650)571-1500

Construction

Electricians

Roofing

ALL ELECTRICAL
SERVICE

REED
ROOFERS

Lic: #1017155
*Foundation*Stamp Concrete
*Exposed Aggragate *Retaining Walls
*Bricks *Pavers *Driveways
*Flagstones
Free Estimates

Light moving!
Haul Debris!
650-583-6700

650-322-9288

Contractors

2030 S Delaware St
San Mateo

650-350-1960

Serving the entire Bay Area


Residential & Commercial

for all your electrical needs


ELECTRIC SERVICE GROUP

Service

LOCALLY OWNED
Family Owned Since 2000
Trimming

Pruning

Shaping
Large

Removal
Grinding

Stump

Free
Estimates
Mention

The Daily Journal


to get 10% off
for new customers
Call Luis (650) 704-9635
Window Washing

License #931457

Call for Free Estimate

(650) 591-8291

Gardening
LAWN MAINTENANCE
Drought Tolerant Planting
Drip Systems, Rock Gardens
Pressure Washing,
and lots more!

Call Robert
STERLING GARDENS
650-703-3831
Lic #751832

Housecleaning
CONSUELOS HOUSE
CLEANING

CALEDONIAN
MASONRY INC
Landscape Design!
Cleaning

ALL PRO CLEANING


INDUSTRIAL CLEANING FOR
KITCHENS
AND JANITORIAL WORK

650-921-8559

We can design your


outdoor living
experience.
*BBQs *Pizza Ovens
*Patios *Flagstone
*Concrete/Foundation
Call For Free Estimate:

(650) 525-9154

Notices

Bi-Weekly/Once a Month,
Moving In & Out
28 yrs. in Business

NOTICE TO READERS:
California law requires that contractors
taking jobs that total $500 or more (labor
or materials) be licensed by the Contractors State License Board. State law also
requires that contractors include their license number in their advertising. You
can check the status of your licensed
contractor at www.cslb.ca.gov or 800321-CSLB. Unlicensed contractors taking
jobs that total less than $500 must state
in their advertisements that they are not
licensed by the Contractors State License Board.

Free Estimates, 15% off First Visit

(650)278-0157
Lic#1211534

PENINSULA
CLEANING

RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERICAL

BONDED
FREE ESTIMATES

1-800-344-7771
Handy Help
HONEST HANDYMAN

Remodeling, Plumbing,
Electrical, Carpentry,
General Home Repair,
Maintenance, New Construction.
No Job Too Small
Lic.# 891766

(650)740-8602

SENIOR HANDYMAN

Specializing in any size project

Painting Electrical
Carpentry Dry Rot
40 Yrs. Experience

Retired Licensed Contractor

650-201-6854
Hauling

Landscaping

SEASONAL LAWN

MAINTENANCE
Drought Tolerant Planting
Drip Systems, Rock Gardens
Pressure Washing,
and lots more!

AAA RATED!

Concrete

INDEPENDENT
HAULERS

Mena Plastering
Laph/Stucco
Interior and Exterior
Window & Patchwork Repair

$40 & UP
HAUL

Free Estimates

Since 1988/Licensed & Insured


Monthly Specials
Fast, Dependable Service

Lic#625577 Bonded & Insured

Free Estimates

(415) 420-6362

A+ BBB Rating

THE VILLAGE
CONTRACTOR

Licensed General and


Painting Contractor
Int/Ext Painting Carpentry
Sheetrock, Dryrot & Stucco Repairs
Lic#979435
CALL FOR GREAT RATES!

(650)701-6072

(650)341-7482

Painting

JON LA MOTTE

PAINTING

Interior & Exterior


Quality Work, Reasonable
Rates, Free Estimates

(650)368-8861
Lic #514269

THE DAILY JOURNAL

Monday Jan. 23, 2017

Caregiver

Charities

Food

Health & Medical

Massage Therapy

CALIFORNIA
MENTOR

DON'T NEED IT?


Donate it!
Free Pick-Ups

PANCHO VILLA
TAQUERIA

DENTURES
IN A DAY!

BEST ASIAN
BODY MASSAGE
$45/hr
Call (650) 787-9969

MAGNOLIA
DENTAL

Computer

650-263-4703

COMPUTER
PROBLEMS?

Viruses, lost data, hardware or


software issues? Contact Geeks
On Site! 24/7 Service. Friendly
Repair Experts. Macs and PCs
Call for FREE diagnosis.
1-800-715-9068

150 N. San Mateo Drive

Health & Medical

DENTAL
IMPLANTS

Insurance

HEALTH INSURANCE
OPEN ENROLLMENT

Eric L. Barrett,

CLU, RHU, REBC, CLTC, LUTCF


President
Barrett Insurance Services
ericlawrencebarrett@gmail.com
(650)619-0370
CA. Insurance License #0737226

Save $500 on
Implant Abutment &
Crown Package.
Call Millbrae Dental
for details
650-583-5880

Emergency
Veterinary Care 24/7
(650) 417-7243
Redwood City

Real Estate Loans

AFFORDABLE

REFINANCE
HARD MONEY
AT LOWER RATE
DIRECT PRIVATE LENDER
ALL CREDIT ACCEPTED
Since 1979

WACHTER

INVESTMENTS, INC.

Legal Services

348-7191

LEGAL

DOCUMENTS PLUS
Non-Attorney document
preparation: Divorce,
Pre-Nup, Adoption, Living Trust,
Conservatorship, Probate,
Notary Public. Response to
Lawsuits: Credit Card
Issues, Breach of Contract
Jeri Blatt, LDA #11
Registered & Bonded

(650)574-2087

legaldocumentsplus.com
"I am not an attorney. I can only
provide self help services at your
specific direction."

Real Estate Broker


CA BRE#746683
NMLS #348288

Real Estate Services


*SALES * LEASING
* PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Sales: 1.49% commission
Property Management: 4% fee
Personalized service

Peninsula Prime Realty


650-591-0119

info@peninsulaprimerealty.com

Travel

Marketing

FIGONE TRAVEL
GROUP

GROW

YOUR SMALL BUSINESS


Get free help from
The Growth Coach
Go to
www.buildandbalance.com
Sign up for the free newsletter

(650) 595-7750

www.cruisemarketplace.com
Cruises Land & Family vacations
Personalized & Experienced
Family Owned & Operated
Since 1939
1495 Laurel St. SAN CARLOS
CST#100209-10

24/7
Hyw
101

Veterans

Blvd

Broadway

Bay Road

Spring
Street

et

www.cypresslawn.com

1308 Burlingame Ave


Burlingame
650 344-1006
www.burlingamecakery.com
Find us on Facebook

SAGE CENTERS

Always here when you need us

A touch of Europe

Stre

Exceptional.
Reliable. Innovative
650-282-5555

1159 Broadway
Burlingame
Dr. Andrew Soss
OD, FAAO
www.Dr-AndrewSoss.net

rter

Cypress Lawn
1370 El Camino Real
Colma
(650)755-0580

I - SMILE

Implant & Orthodontict Center


1702 Miramonte Ave. Suite B
Mountain View

THE CAKERY

579-7774

Cha

LASTING
IMPRESSIONS
ARE OUR FIRST
PRIORITY

Peninsula Dental Implant Center


1201 St Francisco Way, San Carlos
650.232.7650

Downtown Laurel Street


Sundays 10 am to 2 pm
Rain or Shine

Cemetery

Evening & Saturday appts available

Pet Services

Farmer's Market

1838 El Camino #103,


Burlingame

Roa

(650) 328-1001

Same day treatment

EYE EXAMINATIONS

side

890 Santa Cruz Ave


Menlo Park

COMPLETE IMPLANT
Dentistry Under One Roof

SAN CARLOS

Wo
od

Dental Services

www.smpanchovilla.com

Roos Dental Care


Redwood City

Free Parking Behind Building


Mon-Fri, 10am-9pm
Wknds-Holidays. Call Ahead.

CARE INDEED

650-419-9674

ree

Habitat for Humanity


(650)847-4000

(in most cases)

Only $1,395 per set

r St

Receive up to $3,000/month
for your spare bedroom.
Rachel (650) 389-5787

Because Flavor Still Matters


365 B Street
San Mateo
(650) 343-4123

stnu

Furniture, Appliances,
Cabinets etc.
Tax Receipts provided.

Che

seeks individuals to support


adults with special needs.

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Emergency & Specialty


Veterinary Care

650-417-7243
Always here when you need us

With years of
specialized
training and
experience, SAGE
doctors are at the
forefront
of advanced
veterinary care

934 Charter Street, Redwood City


Campbell Concord Dublin Redwood City

www.sagecenters.com

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