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Former FlightCar home up for redevelopment


Millbrae parking lot eyed for mixed-use project offering medical offices, homes
By Austin Walsh with eight residential units over office The issues raised by Cruz were also
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF space. expressed during community meetings
The project is slated to move on to held by the developer, according to
The former Millbrae headquarters of the City Council for final approval, city documents detailing the building
defunct airport ride-sharing service perhaps to the chagrin of some resi- approval process.
FlightCar is slated for redevelopment dents who fear it may invite a crush of “Residents who attended the meeting
under a recent Planning Commission traffic congestion to the city’s central were concerned with parking and
decision, despite concerns of some thoroughfare. potential traffic impacts,” according
neighbors. to the report.
“Their concerns are parking first and Those fears though were remedied by
The Millbrae Planning Commission foremost, and the height of the struc- the opportunity to redevelop a current-
unanimously recommended Monday, ture itself,” said Arthur Cruz, whose ly vacant site, according to the report.
Dec. 18, the City Council approve friends live adjacent to the property “They were generally in support of
rebuilding the parking lot at 480 El also once home to the former Daland A rendering of the mixed-use development proposed at 480
Camino Real into a four-story project Nissan auto dealership. See PROJECT, Page 23 El Camino Real in Millbrae.

House passes
a temporary
spending bill
Congress punts disputes on immigration,
health care and the budget to next year
By Andrew Taylor providing many
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS of the key
votes. President
WASHINGTON — The Donald Trump is
Republican-led Congress narrowly expected to sign
passed a temporary spending bill the measure.
Thursday to avert a government The stopgap
shutdown, doing the bare mini- legislation
mum in a sprint toward the holi- would keep the
ANNA SCHUESSLER/DAILY JOURNAL
As the only employee and founder of Blue Oak Brewing Company in San Carlos, Alex Porter spends most of his days and punting disputes on Donald Trump gfrom o v ern men t
closing
immigration, health care and the
Sundays making a new batch of beer in a small warehouse space at 821 Cherry Lane. down at midnight Friday. It has
budget to next year.
traversed a tortured path, encoun-

Engineering the best brew


The measure passed the House on
a 231-188 vote over Democratic tering resistance from the GOP’s
opposition and then cleared the most ardent allies of the military,
Senate, 66-32, with Democrats as well as opposition from
Blue Oak Brewing Company owner takes home brew to the next level from Republican-leaning states See BILL, Page 12
By Anna Schuessler into a fully-fledged brewery. years ago has been a constant
But it hasn’t been easy. Porter learning process. By patching
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF

With three 7-barrel tanks, a


portable bar, a used cooling room
said he has worked alongside
plumbers and electricians along
with plenty of hours on his own
together his friends’ skills as con-
tractors, advice from other beer
brewers and years of experience
Cops: Avoid the grinch!
and barrels used as tables in the procuring, connecting and, at working at Bay Area biosciences Law enforcement reports uptick in property crimes
suite holding San Carlos’ Blue Oak times, creating the equipment companies, Porter said he’s been By Samantha Weigel Bridgepointe Shopping Center
Brewing Company, it’s almost as needed to produce the seven differ- able to creatively engineer several was hard hit this week after eight
if every inch the brewery claims at ent beers he serves at the same steps of the brewing process to DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
people had their cars broken into
821 Cherry Lane has been careful- space on Thursday, Friday and stay within a shoestring budget. during a string of burglaries around
ly planned out. Saturday afternoons. Using the chillers in bar tap Local law enforcement is urging 8:30 p.m. Dec. 19, according to
That may be because for the last “This is basically an overgrown handles, Porter said he was able to people not to let a thieving grinch San Mateo police. Now, law
two years, owner Alex Porter has home brew situation,” he said. create a temperature control appa- steal their holiday cheer. enforcement is imploring the pub-
been spending almost all his Though he won awards for his ratus for his brewing system With shopping malls abuzz and lic to protect themselves and
weekends and countless hours dur- Belgian beers as a home brewer, instead of buying a more expen- online orders being delivered to avoid becoming a victim.
ing the week shaping the suite he Porter said making the transition doorsteps, an uptick of property
shares with Redwood Coast Cider to operating a brewery some two See BEER, Page 31 crimes is being reported. The See CRIME, Page 23

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Thought for the Day


“Those wearing tolerance for a
label call other views intolerable.”
— Phyllis McGinley, American poet and author

This Day in History


During the World War II Battle of the

1944 Bulge, U.S. Brig. Gen. Anthony C.


McAuliffe rejected a German demand
for surrender, writing “Nuts!” in his
official reply.
In 1 7 7 5 , Esek Hopkins was appointed commander-in-
chief of the Continental Navy.
In 1 8 9 4 , French army officer Alfred Dreyfus was convict-
ed of treason in a court-martial that triggered worldwide
charges of anti-Semitism. (Dreyfus was eventually vindicat-
ed.)
In 1 9 1 0 , a fire lasting more than 26 hours broke out at the
Chicago Union Stock Yards; 21 firefighters were killed in
the collapse of a burning building.
In 1 9 1 7 , Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini, who later
became the first naturalized U.S. citizen to be canonized,
died in Chicago at age 67.
In 1 9 3 7 , the first, center tube of the Lincoln Tunnel con-
necting New York City and New Jersey beneath the Hudson
River was opened to traffic. (The second tube opened in
1945, the third in 1957.)
In 1 9 4 0 , author Nathanael West, 37, and his wife, Eileen
McKenney, were killed in a car crash in El Centro, REUTERS
California, while en route to the funeral of F. Scott U.S. tourists Stafford Newsome and Kaitlin Taft sit in a Volkswagen Beetle, the ‘world's smallest hotel,’ as claimed by owner
Fitzgerald, who had died the day before. Mohammed Al-Malahim claims in Shoubak, Jordan.
In 1 9 6 8 , Julie Nixon married David Eisenhower in a pri-
vate ceremony in New York.
In 1 9 7 7 , three dozen people were killed when a 250-foot-
In other news ...
high grain elevator at the Continental Grain Company Gaza eatery offers discounts captivity in the United States. arrived for the swap and were arrested.
plant in Westwego, Louisiana, exploded. The zoo says they celebrated her Authorities say they found about 4
In 1 9 8 9 , Romanian President Nicolae Ceausescu, the last
to North Koreans but no takers birthday Thursday with a peanut butter, pounds (2 kilograms) of illegal mari-
of Eastern Europe’s hard-line Communist rulers, was top- GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A Gaza honey, raisin and fish cake. Guests at juana in the duo’s car.
pled from power in a popular uprising. Playwright Samuel eatery is offering massive discounts to the party braved a cold, icy day to sing The man and woman were charged
Beckett died in Paris at age 83. North Korean diners but there is just “Happy Birthday” to the bear. with possession with intent to sell.
one problem — there are no North Zoo officials say the average lifes- Mikesell says he won’t relist the
Koreans in Gaza. pan for polar bears in captivity is 23 SUV on Craigslist.
Birthdays Ibrahim Raba, manager of a shawar- years. They credit Coldilocks’ long
ma restaurant in Gaza’s Jabaliya life to the care she receives from her Family to match donations for
refugee camp, says he is offering the keepers and veterinary staff.
80 percent discounts to show his Coldilocks lived with her partner snapping turtle’s $5,500 tank
appreciation for North Korea’s rejec- Klondike for more than three decades BENNINGTON, Vt. — A Vermont
tion of President Donald Trump’s before the bear died in 2015 at age 34. museum says a local family will match
recent recognition of Jerusalem as Polar bears as a species are listed as dollar for dollar all donations to help a
Israel’s capital. vulnerable. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife friendly snapping turtle get a new tank
Service estimated in January that about for Christmas.
He has also placed a large photo of
26,000 specimens remain in the wild. Michael Clough is assistant director
reclusive North Korean leader Kim
Jong Un on the glass door entrance to at the Southern Vermont Natural
Former ABC News Sen. Ted Cruz, Singer Meghan
his restaurant.
Colorado man arrested after History Museum in Marlboro. He said
anchor Diane R-Texas, is 47. Trainor is 24. offering weed for sheriff’s SUV last week the museum was seeking
Sawyer is 72. A new Kim fan, Raba likes to quote
the North Korean leader, saying: COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A $5,500 for a custom-made tank for
Actor Hector Elizondo is 81. Country singer Red Steagall is “Trump proved he is mentally Colorado man landed in jail after offer- Basil the turtle.
79. Former World Bank Group President Paul Wolfowitz is 74. deranged.” ing to trade illegal homegrown mari- Clough tells The Bennington
Baseball Hall of Famer Steve Carlton is 73. Rock singer-musi- And though Raba knows there are no juana for an SUV listed on Craigslist Banner the museum had already reached
cian Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick) is 69. Rock singer-musician North Koreans in Gaza, he hopes they — a vehicle that happened to be owned $4,000 when the family announced its
donation pledge. The family wishes to
Michael Bacon is 69. Baseball All-Star Steve Garvey is 69. will come someday, perhaps after join- by a sheriff. remain anonymous.
Golfer Jan Stephenson is 66. Actress BernNadette Stanis is ing other foreign aid workers. The Gazette reports that Teller
County Sheriff Jason Mikesell recent- Clough says Basil was raised as an
64. Rapper Luther “Luke” Campbell is 57. Country singer-
musician Chuck Mead is 57. Actor Ralph Fiennes is 55.
Oldest polar bear in U.S. ly received a text from a 39-year-old illegal pet and arrived at the museum
Vail man offering to buy his SUV. five years ago. Snapping turtles are
Actress Lauralee Bell is 49. Country singer Lori McKenna is celebrates 37th birthday The man sent photos of the product, known for their vicious bite, but Basil
49. Actress Dina Meyer is 49. Actress Heather Donahue is 44. PHILADELPHIA — The and Mikesell says he showed the texts is unafraid of humans and dogs.
Actor Chris Carmack is 37. Actor Harry Ford is 35. Actor Greg Philadelphia Zoo has thrown a birth- to detectives. A meet up was scheduled The museum plans for the tank to
Finley is 33. Actor Logan Huffman is 28. Rhythm-and-blues day party for 37-year-old in Woodland Park in late November. allow Basil to swim freely once he’s
Coldilocks, the oldest polar bear in The man and a 41-year-old woman fully grown.
singer Jordin Sparks is 28.

THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME


by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek
Lotto Local Weather Forecast
Dec. 20 Powerball Fantasy Five
Unscramble these four Jumbles, Fri day : Mostly clear. Lows in the 30s to
one letter to each square,
to form four ordinary words. 1 20 61 64 69 20 8 20 22 23 34 upper 40s. Highs in the upper 50s.
Powerball
Fri day ni g ht and Saturday : Partly
NANLU Daily Four cloudy. Lows in the 40s to lower 50s.
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Dec. 19 Mega Millions Highs in the upper 50s.


28 37 39 42 58 2 0 9 8 7 Saturday ni g ht: Mostly clear in the
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All Rights Reserved. Mega number
Daily three midday Lows in the 40s to lower 50s. North winds
BKALE Dec. 20 Super Lotto Plus 6 3 7 5 to 10 mph.
1 7 13 27 29 26 Sunday : Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. Northeast winds
Daily three evening around 5 mph.
Mega number

1 2 4 Sunday ni g ht: Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain. Lows in


AGAMDE the mid 40s to lower 50s.
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place; Lucky Star, No. 2, in second place; and Hot Shot, to 15 mph...becoming southwest 5 to 15 mph.
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Police reports arrested for a misdemeanor warrant out of
Redwood City on Fair Oaks Avenue, it was
reported at 12:07 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13.
The key issue SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO
A vehicle with the keys left in it was
stolen overnight on Monte Diablo As s aul t wi t h a de adl y we ap o n .
Avenue in South San Francisco, it was Someone was assaulted with a deadly
reported at 11:32 p.m. Thursday, Dec. weapon on Rowntree Way, it was reported
14. at 10:51 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10.
Petty theft. Someone stole various items
from a grocery store on Chestnut Avenue, it
REDWOOD CITY was reported at 7:41 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10.
Petty theft. Items were stolen from a
Sus pended l i cens e. An East Palo Alto
business on El Camino Real, it was report-
resident was cited and released for driving
ed at 6:29 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10.
with a suspended license on Middlefield
B urg l ary . A burglary occurred on
Road, it was reported at 7:40 p. m.
McLellan Drive, it was reported at 5:47
Wednesday, Dec. 13.
p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10.
Sus pended l i cens e. A Redwood City res-
Stro ng armed ro bbery . A strong armed
ident was cited and released for driving with
robbery was committed on Third Lane and
a suspended license on Bay Road, it was
Magnolia Avenue, it was reported at 5:19
reported at 2:41 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13.
p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10.
Arre s t . A Redwood City resident was
Petty theft. Someone stole items from a
arrested for a misdemeanor warrant out of
convenience store on Callan Boulevard, it
San Mateo County on Curtis Avenue, it was
was reported at 10:10 a.m. Sunday, Dec.
reported at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13.
10.
Arre s t . A Redwood City resident was

Alyce E. Nunes Obituary


Alyce E. Nunes died unexpectedly in
Brentwood, California, Dec. 5 at the age of Brentwood, 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12.
91. She was recently pre-
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beloved husband of 70 prints obituaries of approx imately 200
years Antone J. "Tony" words or less with a photo one time on a
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and Casimira Weeks were email information along with a jpeg photo
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Around the state


Insurance firms dispatching California population
grows by 300K, nearing 40 million
private firefighters in state
By Christopher Weber huge blazes destroyed thousands of policy to rebuild it.
SACRAMENTO — California’s population is approaching
40 million after growing by nearly 300,000 people during
the year ending July 1, 2017, state officials reported Thursday
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS homes in the fall. in their annual county-by-county population update.
In one case, the teams visited a sin-
That puts the state’s total population at 39.6 million, by far
The trucks these private firefighters gle home in the fire zone five times
the largest in the country.
LOS ANGELES — Among the army drive to policyholders’ properties are over two weeks, according to Kevin
California’s counties range in size from 10.3 million in Los
of firefighters protecting neighbor- indistinguishable from those used by Fuhriman, Chubb’s “catastrophe man-
Angeles, which is larger than most states, to tiny Alpine with
hoods at the front lines of Southern public fire agencies and they carry ager” who oversees the company’s
just 1,141 people — nine fewer than a year ago.
California’s monstrous wildfire are much of the same equipment, including California fire response. Team mem-
Most of the population growth came from births, which
small teams hired by insurance compa- water tanks, hoses and flame retarding bers removed dry brush, patio furniture
outpaced deaths by 220,000. More people moved out of
nies to provide personalized preven- gels. and anything else around the exterior
California than in from other U.S. states, but foreign immi-
tion and protection for homeowners. Chubb has dispatched 11 trucks car- that could catch fire if embers blew
gration made up the difference. Total net migration added
Firms including American rying two firefighters each to about through. They also cleared the gutters
80,000 people, according to the report by the Department of
International, Pure Insurance and 500 homes in Santa Barbara and and taped up vents.
Finance.
Chubb Limited have provided the serv- Ventura counties northwest of Los During subsequent visits, as flames Nine counties with more than 1 million people each com-
ice for policies for homeowners in Angeles where the Thomas fire has drew closer, sprinklers were installed prise 70 percent of the state’s population. They include the
wildfire-prone states for about a destroyed more than 1,000 buildings to keep the ground moist and the prop- cities and suburbs of Los Angeles, San Diego and Sacramento
decade. Chubb contracts with licensed since Dec. 4. It’s a welcome service for erty was treated with a hydrating gel. as well as Silicon Valley and the East Bay outside San
wildfire defense teams across 13 customers and smart business for an Fuhriman said at one point the private Francisco.
states, with the majority in California, insurance company since saving a firefighters arrived to find fire on the With 880,000 people, San Francisco is the state’s 12th
where the fire season lasts all year and home is cheaper than paying out on a property and quickly put it out. largest county.

California Supreme Court


rules against Novartis in drug suit
SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court has
ruled against pharmaceutical giant Novartis in a lawsuit over
a generic version of a drug the company once made.
The court said Thursday brand-name drug manufacturers can
be held liable for deficiencies in warning labels on generic
versions of their drugs. In a 4-3 decision, the justices said that
liability could also extend to cases in which the brand-name
drugmaker has sold the drug to another company and stopped
making it.
The ruling came in a lawsuit against Novartis by the chil-
dren of a woman who was prescribed a generic drug while preg-
nant. The children claim the drug caused them to suffer brain
injuries, and Novartis failed to warn their mom about those
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Poll: Health care is the
issue that won’t go away
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS down,” said Rebekah Bustamante of San
Antonio, a retired medical imaging techni-
WASHINGTON — As President Donald cian. “Now in health care, you’re a num-
Trump completes his first year in office, ber.”
Americans are increasingly concerned Bustamante said she voted for Trump, but
about health care, and their faith that gov- “he’s learning on the job, and he’s got a
ernment can fix it has fallen. long way to go.”
A new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Trump initially promised his own plan
Center for Public Affairs Research finds that that would deliver “insurance for every-
48 percent named health care as a top prob- body” and “great” health care, “much less
lem for the government to focus on in the expensive and much better.” But the White
next year, up 17 points in the last two House never released a health care proposal
years. from the president.
The poll allows Americans to name up to GOP legislation to repeal and replace for-
five priorities and found a wide range of top mer President Barack Obama’s health care
concerns, including taxes, immigration and law failed in Congress, although the tax
REUTERS the environment. But aside from health bill scraps the Obama requirement that most
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks at a news conference about the passage of care, no single issue was named by more people get health insurance. Bloodied on
the Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts. than 31 percent. both sides, Republicans and Democrats
And 7 in 10 of those who named health seem to have battled to an uneasy draw on

McConnell skeptical about care as a top problem said they had little to
no confidence that government can
improve matters. The public was less pes-
simistic in last year’s edition of the poll,
health care.
Meanwhile, conflicting policy signals
from Washington, including an abrupt
White House decision to cancel insurer sub-

another run at health law


By Andrew Taylor to fight on no matter what.
when just over half said they lacked confi-
dence in the problem-solving ability of
lawmakers and government institutions.
“We are way up there on the cost, and as
sidies, roiled insurance markets. Premiums
on health plans purchased by individuals
jumped by double digits. Progress reducing
the number of uninsured stalled, and one
far as giving good health care, we are way major survey found an uptick this year.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS “To those who believe - including Senate
Republican leadership - that in 2018 there
WASHINGTON — The top Senate
Republican is skeptical at best about revis-
iting the Senate’s botched efforts to dis-
will not be another effort to repeal and
replace Obamacare — you are sadly mistak-
en,” Graham said. “By eliminating the indi-
Strong showing for Obama health
vidual mandate in the tax bill we have pulled
mantle Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act
despite one GOP lawmaker’s insistence the
health care law will be scrapped.
one of the pillars of Obamacare out. But by
no means has Obamacare been repealed or
replaced.”
care law as nearly 9 million sign up
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Trump and the GOP-led Congress repeatedly
In an interview Thursday with the
Associated Press, Majority Leader Mitch Graham added: “I look forward to working tried to take down the entire program.
McConnell pointed out that the GOP-con- with President Trump, our House and Senate WASHINGTON — About 8.8 million peo- “This number is higher than anyone
trolled Senate was “unable to go forward Republican leadership, and the private sec- ple have signed up for coverage next year expected, and has to be considered a suc-
with 52 Republican senators. Whether it’s tor to make Repeal and Replace of under the Affordable Care Act, the govern- cess,” said Larry Levitt of the nonpartisan
possible to go forward with 51 Republican Obamacare a reality in 2018. It will be a dif- ment said Thursday. The surprisingly Kaiser Family Foundation.
senators is an open question.” Republicans ficult task but failure is not an option.” strong numbers come after a deadline surge The numbers come a day after Trump pro-
have lost a seat with the election of In the AP interview, the pragmatic last week. claimed that the GOP tax bill “essentially
Alabama Democrat Doug Jones. McConnell didn’t share the ardor of House The update came via Twitter from Seema repealed Obamacare.” But the tax overhaul
The six-term Kentucky lawmaker’s com- Speaker Paul Ryan to take on federal benefit Verma, head of the Centers for Medicare and only repealed the health law’s fines on peo-
ments came about the same time the gov- programs like welfare and food stamps. Medicaid Services. Total national sign-ups ple who don’t carry health insurance, start-
ernment indicated the law remains viable. McConnell said that unless Democrats buy won’t be known for weeks, as some states ing in 2019.
About 8.8 million people signed up for in on cutting benefit programs “we’ll not be with later deadlines continue to enroll cus- Other major elements of the Obama-era
coverage next year as a deadline surge last doing entitlement reform.” tomers. law remain in place, including its Medicaid
week appeared to account for the surpris- Asked whether he’s relieved that divisive A detailed breakdown was not immediate- expansion tailored to low-income adults,
ingly strong numbers. Just a day earlier, Alabama Republican Roy Moore won’t be ly available, but last year the 39 states protections for people with pre-existing
President Donald Trump proclaimed that the coming to the Senate even though his loss served by the federal HealthCare.gov web- medical conditions, subsidies to help con-
GOP tax bill “essentially repealed in a special election cost the GOP a seat, site enrolled 9.2 million people. The figure sumers pay their premiums, and require-
Obamacare.” But the tax overhaul only McConnell said, “I think you know the this year had been expected to be much ments that insurers cover “essential” health
repealed the health law’s fines on people answer to that.” McConnell opposed Moore lower, partly because President Donald benefits.
who don’t carry health insurance, starting in the primary and called upon him to step
in 2019. aside when allegations emerged that Moore,
Joining with Trump in pushing for repeal in his 30s, had molested teenage girls four
is Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who vowed decades ago.

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Pescadero after-school Local briefs for a refund is Feb. 18, 2018, but the dis-
trict attorney is urging eligible parties not
Trump” rally at Martin Luther King Jr.
Civic Center Park in Berkeley on March 4
employee remains in Area Air Quality Management District for to wait for the deadline. in which Trump supporters clashed with
custody for child molestation Friday, Dec. 22, through Christmas Eve. For filing instructions and other infor- counter-protesters.
Representatives from the district say that mation, visit the Federal Trade There were multiple instances of vio-
A 19-year-old Pescadero man remains in
dry, stagnant weather has created a high- Commission’s website at ftc.gov/enforce- lence between the two groups and Chapman
custody after a motion to reduce charges
pressure system over the Bay Area and is ment/cases-proceedings/refunds/western- was identified as one of the people causing
related to his alleged
forecasted to trap smoke near the ground union-settlement-faqs. violence, Berkeley police Officer Darrin
actions with two female
and wood smoke is expected to build up in Rafferty wrote in a probable cause state-
students was denied by a Right-wing Daly City
the region. ment.
judge Thursday, accord-
ing to the San Mateo Wood smoke is the major source of air activist remanded into A man later identified as Chapman who
was wearing a black baseball helmet, gog-
County District pollution in the Bay Area in the wintertime
and is especially harmful to children, the
custody after judge raises bail gles and a backpack with metal buckles
Attorney’s Office.
elderly and people with respiratory condi- Right-wing activist Kyle Chapman, who sprayed what appeared to be pepper spray
Having pleaded not
tions, the district said. faces a felony charge of possession of a into a crowd of protesters that Chapman’s
guilty to charges includ-
These alerts ban the burning of wood, leaded cane for allegedly brandishing a group had been arguing with, according to
Omar ing child molestation
manufactured logs or any other solid fuel. leaded stick at a rally in Berkeley in March, Rafferty.
and unlawful sexual
Maciasmorales intercourse Dec. 11, This means wood burning both indoors and was remanded into custody Thursday after a A short time later “Chapman was
outdoors is illegal during this multi-day judge said he violated an order not to pos- involved in multiple altercations with
Omar Maciasmorales was also awaiting
alert. sess any weapons. many people” and “was swinging what
word on whether a motion to reduce his
The only exception is for homes without Chapman, a 41-year-old Daly City man, appeared to be a wooden stick at many peo-
$300,000 bail would be granted Thursday,
permanently installed heating where wood- had been free on $135,000 bail since short- ple,” Rafferty wrote.
according to prosecutors.
stoves or fireplaces are the only source of ly after charges were filed against him in However, Rafferty wrote that it was
That motion was denied by Judge Jeffrey
heat. Open-hearth fireplaces are no longer August but Alameda County Superior Court unclear if Chapman hit anyone because the
Finigan, who also found sufficient evi-
an exemption. Air levels will range from Judge Yvonne Northridge increased it to camera didn’t stay focused on him during
dence to proceed with a Superior Court
moderate to unhealthy for sensitive groups $400,000 Dec. 21. the altercation.
arraignment Jan. 5, according to prosecu-
from today until Tuesday. Prosecutor Chris Cavagnaro said Rafferty said that after he reviewed videos
tors.  
For more information on specific zones Chapman’s possession of a Kubotan self- of the clash at the rally, “it is clear that
Maciasmorales was taken into custody
of the Bay Area, explanations of the Air defense key chain is “a clear, willing and Chapman was in possession of a piece of
after a dispute between two female students
Quality Index and general air quality knowing violation” of another judge’s wood that had been fashioned and carried as
at Pescadero High School earlier this
knowledge please visit sparetheair.org. order that he not possess any weapons as a a weapon.”
month uncovered allegations he had a one-
condition of his bail and asked that his bail Defense lawyer John Noonan said at
to two-year sexual relationship with one
student and kissed another in the last year. DA urges scam victims to apply be increased to $500,000. Chapman’s hearing Thursday, which was
Chapman, who also goes by the name guarded by eight Alameda County sheriff’s
His alleged actions date back to Aug. 1, for refund with Western Union “Based Stick Man,” said in a video that he deputies, that Chapman carried the self-
2016, with a 16-year-old student a 12-year-
Western Union has agreed to refund more posted on his Facebook account earlier defense key chain because “he had to do
old student while he was a part-time after-
than a half-billion dollars to victims of Thursday that he had a Kubotan key chain, something to defend himself” after he was
school care employee at Pescadero Middle
scams who were fraudulently duped into which is about 5 inches long and is made of attacked several times.
and High School, according to prosecutors.
sending money using a variety of scams a hard high-impact plastic and lined with Northridge said, “It’s unfortunate his car
On Dec. 1, police were called to the high
over a 13-year period, according to the grooves, because he’s been attacked by was broken into” but said she was con-
school after a disagreement between the
Santa Clara County District Attorney’s antifa activists. cerned because Chapman has made threat-
two students unfolded. The 16-year-old told
Office. Chapman alleged that the prosecution’s ening comments on his Facebook page,
authorities she and Maciasmorales were in
A total of $586 million is available for request to increase his bail to $500,000 “is although she didn’t disclose the specific
a sexual relationship lasting between one
people who wired money using Western purely politically-motivated” because he words Chapman used. Northridge said pos-
and two years and the 12-year-old said he
Union to scam artists between Jan. 1, said that amount is usually only set for mur- sessing the key chain “is what he’s not
kissed her and touched her butt in the
2004, and Jan. 19, 2017. der suspects. supposed to be doing.”
school gym Nov. 29, according to prosecu-
There are a variety of different scams He said his previous bail of $135,000 Prosecutors say that Chapman has two
tors.
involved, including fake tax collectors, was “already astronomical” for what he prior convictions, one for grand theft in
Multi-day Spare the Air alert issued fake law enforcement officers, and fake described as “a billy club charge.” San Diego County in 2001 and one for rob-
grandchildren in jail who claimed to be in The Alameda County District Attorney’s bery in Texas in 1993. Chapman is sched-
The ninth, 10th and 11th Spare the Air need of bail money. Office filed the felony charge against uled to return to court on Jan. 3 for a pretri-
alerts of the season were issued by the Bay The deadline to apply to Western Union Chapman for his actions at the “March 4 al hearing.

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GOP set to move on from Russia in 2018; Democrats keep focus
By Mary Clare Jalonick Democrat on the Senate Intelligence
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Committee, made a speech Wednesday on
the Senate floor warning Trump not to take
any action relating to Mueller. He said
WASHINGTON — Republicans and
Thursday that he gave the speech because
Democrats are scrambling in the final days
the “tone and tenor” coming from the White
of 2017 to establish an enduring narrative
House and its allies “should send a chill
on multiple Russia investigations and the
through all of us.”
integrity of the investigators, a partisan
messaging battle that has intensified as Trump and White House officials have
special counsel Robert Mueller has insisted in recent weeks that the president
appeared to focus more intently on has no intention of firing Mueller, a deci-
President Donald Trump and his inner circle. sion that would likely be up to Deputy
Congressional Republicans who have put Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who
up with almost a year’s worth of speculation appointed the special counsel. That is a
and investigations into Trump’s ties to change from earlier this year, when the
Russia are hoping to move on from that
REUTERS FILE PHOTO president was openly critical of him.
topic in 2018, renewing focus on Democrat
Special counsel Robert Mueller departs after briefing members of the U.S. Senate on his Some Republicans charge that
Hillary Clinton and stepping up criticism
investigation into potential collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. Democrats’ pushback is disingenuous,
of Mueller. Democrats remain focused on House Judiciary and Oversight and Democrats are accusing the GOP of diver- given Trump’s recent words.
Trump and are pushing to keep congression- Government Reform committees spent sionary tactics and say their criticism could “I think it’s a lot of posturing and I think
al investigations on Russia going for hours behind closed doors with Deputy FBI embolden Trump to take steps to fire it’s a lot of trying to scare people that the
months to come. Director Andrew McCabe, who was Mueller. boogeyman is out there and he’s certainly
On Thursday, Republicans brought the involved in that probe. It was the second “This is a fight for the soul of our democ- going to come get us when that doesn’t
topic back to Clinton as two committees time this week McCabe has met with law- racy, ” said Maryland Rep. Elijah seem to be the focus at all from the White
began conducting interviews in a new makers behind closed doors as Republicans Cummings, the top Democrat on the over- House, ” said Oklahoma Sen. James
investigation of the FBI and its 2016 charge that there is anti-Trump bias within sight panel, on Thursday. “Nothing less.” Lankford, a member of the Senate
inquiry into Clinton’s email server. The the ranks of the bureau. Virginia Sen. Mark Warner, the top Intelligence Committee.

Judge considers lifting ban Around the nation


on entry of refugee families
SEATTLE — A federal judge said he would Alabama finds no voter
decide before Christmas whether to stop a fraud after probe of TV interview
Trump administration ATLANTA — Defeated U.S. Senate candi-
ban on certain refugees date Roy Moore on Thursday pleaded for
after hearing arguments donations to help him
Thursday that the ban is investigate potential
separating families and election fraud, the same
putting some refugees in day Alabama officials
danger. said they investigated but
Lawyers from the ACLU found nothing improper
and Jewish Family regarding a TV interview
James Robart Services asked U. S. that had raised suspi-
District Judge James cions. Democrat Doug
Robart for an injunction on a ban the admin- Jones defeated Moore, a
istration has placed on refugees from some Roy Moore Republican, on Dec. 12
mostly Muslim countries. to become the first
The ban went into effect in October after Democrat elected to the Senate from Alabama
President Donald Trump issued an executive in a quarter-century. Moore was beset by
order resuming the refugee program “with accusations of sexual misconduct involving
enhanced vetting capabilities.” teenage girls. He has denied the allegations.
The day before that order, Secretary of During the live, election-night TV broad-
State Rex Tillerson, Acting Homeland cast, a man supporting Jones made a com-
Security Secretary Elaine Duke and Director ment that some of Moore’s supporters
of National Intelligence Daniel Coats sent a pointed to as evidence of out-of-state voters
memo to Trump saying certain refugees must taking part in Alabama’s election.
be banned unless additional security meas- “We came here all the way from different
ures are implemented. parts of the country as part of our fellow-
The banned refugees include the spouses ship,” he said. “And, all of us pitched in to
and minor children of refugees who have vote and canvass together, and we got our
already settled in the U.S. boy elected!”

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Japan Cabinet OKs record


$46 billion defense budget
By Mari Yamaguchi against a possibility of
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS incoming missiles from
North Korea. The exact
TOKYO — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cost of the two units was
Cabinet on Friday approved Japan’s not released, but Defense
biggest 5.19 trillion yen ($46 billion) Ministry officials say it
defense budget to bolster ballistic missile could be 200 billion yen
defense capability amid escalating threats ($1.8 billion) or higher.
from North Korea. Abe backs President
Under the plan endorsed Friday, Japan’s Shinzo Abe Donald Trump’s pressure
2018 defense budget rises 1.3 percent from campaign against North
the current year. It would be the sixth annu- Korea and has pledged to beef up Japan’s
al increase under Abe, who ended a decade of ballistic missile defense with American
military budget cuts since taking office in weapons.
2012. The defense spending is part of Abe has called North Korean missile
Japan’s 97.7 trillion ($860 billion) nation- threat a “national crisis” for Japan, luring
al budget for 2018, also the biggest. public support for greater military roles and
equipment that used to be taboo under REUTERS
The Cabinet also approved an additional
23.5 billion yen ($208 million) defense Japan’s strictly self-defense-only policy. A People react to results in Catalonia’s regional elections at a gathering of the Catalan National
spending through March for next-genera- missile defense panel of Abe’s ruling party Assembly in Barcelona, Spain.
earlier this year proposed allowing pre-

Catalan separatists regain


tion missile interceptors — an initial cost
of advanced U.S. missile combat systems emptive strikes and use of cruise missiles,
Aegis Ashore and other equipment. The though opponents say they violate Japan’s
budget plans still need parliamentary pacifist Constitution.
The budget plan includes more than 2 bil-
approval.
The Cabinet’s budget approval comes just
days after it announced a decision to deploy
a set of the costly land-based Aegis Ashore
lion yen ($18 million) for a 500-kilometer
(310-mile) range Norwegian-developed
cruise missile that can be fired from F-35
majority in regional election
By Aritz Parra and Ciran Giles into the attempt to split from Spain. The
system to increase Japanese defense stealth fighter jets.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS investigation could lead to charges of rebel-
lion and sedition that carry penalties of
Twenty-nine die, 29 injured Around the world BARCELONA, Spain — Catalonia’s seces- decades in prison. Puigdemont, who got the
in South Korean building fire began at the building’s parking lot. A
sionist parties won enough votes Thursday to most votes of any separatist candidate, greet-
ed the results with delight and called them a
regain a slim majority in the regional parlia-
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s Jecheon fire department official, who didn’t ment and give new momentum to their polit- rebuke to Spain’s central government.
government on Friday began investigating want to be named, citing office rules, said ical struggle for independence from Spain. “The Spanish state has been defeated,”
a fire that tore through an eight-floor build- there was nothing so far to suggest that the It was hardly an emphatic victory, howev- Puigdemont said. “Mariano Rajoy has
ing and killed 29 people in the central city fire had been deliberately set. er, as the separatists lost support compared received a slap in the face from Catalonia.”
of Jecheon in the country’s deadliest blaze Local media showed firefighters battling to the previous vote in 2015, and a pro-unity In a televised appearance from Brussels,
in nearly a decade. the blaze with trucks and helicopters, and a party for the first time became biggest single the 54 year-old former journalist didn’t make
South Korean President Moon Jae-in was man jumping from a window as firefighters bloc in the Catalan parliament. clear if he would try to return home, where an
planning to visit the scene where police held a mattress below. The result left more questions than answers arrest warrant awaits him.
and government agencies, including the The fire left 29 others injured. Most of about what’s next for Catalonia, where a The other main winner was Ines Arrimadas,
national fire agency and forensic service, those who died were women who had been long-standing push for independence escalat- the leading unionist candidate. Scoring 25
launched a joint inspection into the cause using the public bath on the second and ed to a full-on clash with the Spanish gov- percent of the votes, her pro-business
of Thursday’s fire. third floors, which made it harder for them ernment two months ago. Ciutadans (Citizens) party won 37 seats,
Fire department officials said it likely to escape, fire department officials said. It was also a blow to Spanish Prime which will be the biggest single bloc in the
Minister Mariano Rajoy, who as a result of 135-seat regional assembly.
the separatists’ defiance ousted the Catalan “The pro-secession forces can never again
Cabinet and called the early election hoping claim they speak for all of Catalonia,”
to keep them out of power. Arrimadas said, promising her party will
Instead, the election’s outcome favored continue to oppose the separatists. “We are
fugitive former Catalan leader Carles going to keep fighting for a peaceful co-exis-
Puigdemont, who campaigned from Belgium tence, common sense and for a Catalonia for
where he is evading a Spanish judicial probe all Catalans.”
THE DAILY JOURNAL OPINION Friday • Dec. 22, 2017 9
Rail safety
mph as they snake across an old bridge
Peace on Earth
Other voices
“D
The Seattle Times crossing Interstate 5? o as much good as you can, as
State and regional rail operators must long as you can, any way that
you can, wherever you can,

O
ur hearts go out to victims of provide a fuller explanation of why the
the second quarter of 2018. for anyone you can, until you no longer
Monday’s horrifying Amtrak bridge at DuPont wasn’t realigned as part of can.” — John Wesley.
It’s beyond disappointing that PTC was-
derailment in DuPont and to their the upgrade to 79 mph service. They should Peace on Earth and good will toward
n’t working before service began on this
families. reassess the state’s entire rail system for mankind is one of the most common
segment. Multiple parties share blame on
Perhaps one way to pay tribute to them is this front. tricky segments that add risk and compli- refrains during the holiday season. The
by promptly addressing the factors in this Safety regulators have called for PTC cate efforts to increase speeds and frequen- phrase comes from Luke 2:14 — a biblical
accident that could improve the safety of systems for decades, but Congress and the cy of passenger trains, and then explain verse that reminds us that humanity should
rail travel. U.S. railroad industry have been slow to how they will be mitigated. always strive for a more peaceful existence
Although the NTSB investigation is just implement this lifesaving technology. Monday’s deadly accident also highlight- on Earth through selfless acts of love for
getting underway, some important ques- Congress finally mandated PTC in 2008, ed the city of Lakewood’s earlier warnings one another. One of our nation’s first and
tions must be answered by the public and after 25 people died in a California train about safety on this new route at rail cross- most renowned Christmas carols, “I Heard
private operators of passenger trains in ings and the city’s difficulty getting the the Bells on Christmas Day,” also reflects
accident that same year. PTC was required
Washington state and beyond. state and Sound Transit to address its con- the sentiments
by the end of 2015. But after the rail indus- in this verse.
Amtrak Cascades Train 501 was going 80 try struggled to finish the work on time, cerns.
mph into a 30 mph curve when it derailed This should give pause to cities in While many
Congress relented and extended the dead- know the
Monday morning, strongly suggesting line to December 2018. Greater Seattle being pressured by rail
Christmas carol,
operating errors. This makes it eerily simi- Yes, PTC systems are expensive and advocates to expedite permitting of trains few know the
lar to a 2015 Amtrak derailment in complicated, but the public pays a far through their communities. courageous story
Philadelphia that killed 8 and injured 200, greater price when proven, effective safety As the investigation and grieving con- behind its
when a train entered a curve at more than systems are delayed. tinues, policymakers need to show the pub- lyrics. The son-
twice the speed limit. Gov. Jay Inslee should demand that PTC lic that they’re doing everything possible net originates
Safety equipment that could have inter- systems be activated as soon as humanly to improve the safety of passenger rail from a poem
vened in both incidents — an automatic possible on all passenger trains in service. Further delays are simply unac- written by
braking system — was installed on Washington state. He has little authority ceptable. world-renowned
Cascades Train 501 but not yet operational. over BNSF and Amtrak but can apply pres- They must assure the public that safety is American poet
Sound Transit, which owns the track seg- sure and ensure that state and regional rail paramount both in the design and opera- Henry Jonathan Madison
ment and upgraded it with federal money operators expedite their contributions. tion of passenger-train service — includ- Longfellow in
passed through the state Department of Then there is a design question: Does it ing current Amtrak and Sound Transit 1863. Longfellow wrote the poem at a
Transportation, said the automatic braking make sense to launch fast rail service on a trains, light rail in the Puget Sound region time when tragedy plagued both his family
system, known as positive train control segment of track with an S-curve that and 200-mph passenger trains proposed and the nation. In April 1861, the
(PTC), was scheduled to be operational in requires trains to slow from 79 mph to 30 between Oregon and Canada. Confederate army ignited the first battle of
the Civil War. In that same month,
Longfellow’s wife burned to death in the
midst of a Civil War battle. Just days later,
Letters to the editor Longfellow’s son suffered severe battle
wounds that nearly claimed his life.
Longfellow attempts to express his inde-
scribable pain in the carol, saying, “In
California school funding know they have a chance for success to a civil rights movement. The expression despair I bowed my head.” Darkness, it
keep their mindset growing of their end- of outrage and intolerance directed toward seemed for Longfellow, would have no end.
Editor, less career and academic opportunities. this simple act of kneeling does not fit By 1863, there was still no indication of
Although California has the sixth Allowing students to fall behind stan- within our American tradition. the war coming to an end. Union General
largest economy in the world, it is utterly dards for consecutive years will only Today, we do not pay an American’s and later President Ulysses S. Grant would
surprising to hear that the state is not price of “eternal vigilance” for our liberty not successfully force Southern General
diminish the opportunities each individ-
taking a greater action to launch an aca- Robert E. Lee’s surrender to end the war
ual deserves. The lives of students and and freedom. We use our flag as a blanket until April 9, 1865. The lyrics in the
demic uprising. educators must no longer be ignored. In and wish to slumber, unaware, enjoying poem, however, tell of a different future.
With California school students having the coming years, I can only hope to wit- our Sunday’s entertainment without both- The lyrics describe a peaceful realm
a higher share of English learners and ness noticeable reform to strengthen the ering to inquire as to what compels these beyond the Civil War that claimed the
low-income families, the need to fund dis- opportunities students and teachers players to act. When it comes to matters lives of more than 350,000. Longfellow’s
tricts accordingly per pupil is something receive in our state. of critical importance to the continuation words envision a nation no longer bur-
that needs to be adapted soon. Hundreds of our American way of life, we turn away. dened with the plague of racism or a
of school districts in California are cur- A virtual civil war has raged in our demand for slavery. Longfellow makes
rently not meeting educational standards, Cody Mead several cries for peace on Earth and good-
courts during the last few decades over an
which can give signal to California resi- Redwood City will toward mankind.
agenda being pursued by a mere majority In spite of the bitterness and violence
dents to realize the lack of federal sup- on the U.S. Supreme Court which seeks to that claimed Longfellow’s family and his
port. The lives of students and educators strip the public of those fundamental
must no longer be ignored.
To kneel, or not to kneel? nation, he strived to see a world with a
rights and privileges which make us future of peace. He strived to see a nation
Along with the rise of population in the Editor, Americans. Justices in opposition have of people that did their best to uplift one
Bay Area need, the demand for new This question plagues professional attacked this reprehensible agenda as, another in spite of their vast differences,
schools, teachers, counselors, supplies football, yet it is not much of an “inexplicable,” “fantastic,” “unquestion- rather than soiling the Earth with the
and much more will soon create a growing American question. Despite what some ably wrong” and “evil.” Yet none of this blood of hatred and bone of prejudice. Two
concern in the community. State funding would have us believe, it appears the act years later, Longfellow was fortunate
penetrates our public consciousness. enough to witness the end of that historic
among educational programs must meet of kneeling was never intended as an Instead, we focus on kneeling at football
insult to our military or even as a hostile war. Eventually, he managed to find peace
the support every student needs to encour- games. This is a strange kind of patriot- once again.
age further growth within communities anti-war statement. Those players who are ism. Longfellow’s story reminds us that, if we
and the country. The problems that kneeling are demonstrating a civil rights cannot see a vision of peace and good will
California faces amongst its own budget complaint. toward mankind in our future, we certainly
toward education is now being seen From the writing of the Declaration of Lewis Cantwell cannot achieve it. We must all strive to see
reflected in low math and reading scores. Independence, this nation has been at its Concord a world much more peaceful than the one in
Before heading into class, a student must very best when it has been engulfed with which we can physically see. With that
vision, we can implement the means of
good will toward others to accomplish it.
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Banks, energy companies lead stock rebound


By Alex Veiga Martin, senior portfolio manager
DOW JONES INDUSTRIALS
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS at GLOBALT Investments. “A revi-
High: 24,850.91
sion of one-tenth of a percentage
Low: 24,766.27 point is really not much.”
Banks and energy companies led
U.S. stocks higher Thursday, eras- Close: 24,782.29 Banks and other financial com-
ing modest losses from the day Change: +55.64 panies accounted for a big portion
before. OTHER INDEXES of the market’s gains. Wells Fargo
Retailers and makers of con- rose $1.47, or 2.4 percent, to
S&P 500: 2684.57 +5.32 $61.61.
sumer products also posted solid
gains. Small-company stocks NYSE Index: 12,800.22 +52.67 Oil prices veered higher, revers-
rose more than the rest of the mar- Nasdaq: 6965.36 +4.40 ing losses from earlier in the day.
ket, and technology stocks NYSE MKT: 2602.68 +31.22 The rebound helped lift energy
lagged. Trading was mostly sub- Russell 2000: 1547.11 +7.04 stocks. Hess climbed $2.35, or
dued as investors looked ahead to Wilshire 5000: 27,876.70 +68.27 5.3 percent, to $46.34.
the long holiday weekend. Benchmark U.S. crude added 27
“Most of the optimism of the 10-Yr Bond: 2.48 -0.01 cents to settle at $58.36 a barrel.
tax plan was probably built into Oil (per barrel): 58.23 +0.14 Brent crude, which is used to price
the market already and I thought Gold : 1,269.90 +0.30 international oils, gained 34
we might be in a little bit of a cents to close at $64.90 a barrel in
sideways mode here for a while,” industrial average gained 55.64 few weeks as Washington moved Thursday that the U.S. economy London.
said Randy Frederick, vice presi- points, or 0. 2 percent, to closer to passing its tax overhaul, grew at a solid 3.2 percent annual “You definitely wanted to be
dent of trading & derivatives at 24,782.29. The Nasdaq composite but they haven’t done much over rate in the third quarter, slightly long on energy today,” Martin
Charles Schwab. “But we’ve pret- added 4.40 points, or 0.1 percent, the last several days as Congress slower than previously estimated. said.
ty much gained back almost what to 6,965.36. The Russell 2000 voted on the bill. The latest GDP estimate follows a Several big retailers and makers
we gave up in the last two days. index of smaller-company stocks On a day when many traders were 3.1 percent gain in GDP for the of consumer products also posted
It’s a pretty good sign to see picked up 7.03 points, or 0.5 per- starting to look ahead to the long second quarter. Combined, the two solid gains. Toymaker Mattel
that.” cent, to 1,547.11. holiday weekend, the market quarters represent the best back- added 59 cents, or 3.9 percent, to
The Standard & Poor’s 500 The indexes are all on course to received some encouraging data to-back quarterly growth rates in $15.71. Luxury Jeweler Tiffany &
index rose 5.32 points, or 0.2 per- finish the month with solid gains. on the economy. three years. Co. gained $2.41, or 2.4 percent,
cent, to 2,684.57. The Dow Jones They have risen over the past The Commerce Department said “GDP is still strong,” said Tom to $102.46.

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Facebook changing how it
identifies ‘fake news’ stories
NEW YORK — Facebook says it is chang-
music, the videos will get taken down.
Universal, a unit of French media conglom-
Economy grew at solid 3.2
ing how it identifies “fake news” stories on
its platform to a more effective system.
The social-media network had put “disput-
ed” labels on stories that fact-checkers
erate Vivendi SA, has rights to music from
artists including Jay-Z, Rihanna, Bruce
Springsteen and Justin Bieber.
The companies did not say when users
percent rate in third quarter
By Martin Crutsinger tive achievement of his first year in office.
found false. Instead, now it will bring up would be able to share music in videos on Economists believe the proposal will
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
“related articles” next to the false stories platforms owned by Facebook. They hinted boost growth temporarily in 2018 and pos-
that give context from fact-checkers on the that more music features could be coming. sibly 2019. But then they forecast that the
WASHINGTON — The U. S. economy
stories’ problems. grew at a solid 3.2 percent annual rate from positive effects will fade, with slower
Facebook said Wednesday that in its tests, Tesla tax breaks topped July through September, slightly slower growth going forward due to higher interest
fewer hoax articles were shared when they $150M in Nevada in FY2017 than previously estimated but still enough rates stemming from the bigger govern-
had fact-checkers’ articles spooled up next CARSON CITY, Nev. — Tesla Motors Inc. to give the country the best back-to-back ment deficits.
to them than when they were labeled with enjoyed more than $150 million worth of quarterly growth rates in three years. But at the moment, economists are opti-
“disputed” flags. Nevada tax breaks last fiscal year as part of The figure was revised down from last mistic about growth prospects. The Federal
The new approach also may help speed up the deal that brought its giant battery facto- month’s estimate of 3. 3 percent, the Reserve’s Atlanta regional bank is forecast-
the fact-checking system, which sometimes ry to an industrial park east of Sparks. Commerce Department reported Thursday. ing GDP growth could hit 3.3 percent this
worked too slowly. An annual report produced by the The change reflected a bit less spending by quarter. If GDP does top 3 percent, it would
Governor’s Office of Economic consumers, which was offset somewhat by mark the first time that has occurred since
Facebook signs deal with Development shows most of the money was increased spending by state and local gov- three quarters in late 2004 and early 2005.
music label Universal Music in the form of tax abatements, nearly $115 ernments. Trump has predicted the tax cuts will be
million. Still, the 3.2 percent growth followed a “rocket fuel” for the economy and many
NEW YORK — Facebook and record label The Nevada Appeal reports Tesla also 3.1 percent gain in the second quarter, the economists are looking for a growth spurt
Universal Music Group have signed a multi- qualified for nearly $37 million in transfer- first consecutive quarters that growth has next year.
year deal that will let Facebook users share able tax credits, which were purchased by topped 3 percent since 2014. “The economy is rock solid for now and
videos that have the label’s music in them. Nevada resorts to offset part of their gam- President Donald Trump has pointed to with fiscal stimulus kicking in next month,
Right now, if Facebook’s regular users bling license fees. these gains as evidence his economic pro- the economy’s afterburners could put this
upload videos that contain Universal’s gram is producing results. Many econo- economy’s rocketing growth rate into even
mists believe GDP growth this quarter could higher orbit,” Chris Rupkey, chief finan-
hit 3 percent or better. cial analyst at MUFG Union Bank in New
Congress this week passed a major tax York, said in reaction to the new GDP
overhaul, giving Trump the biggest legisla- report.

Eric Schmidt resigning as exec


chair at Google parent Alphabet
By Ryan Nakashima ny reported quarterly
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS earnings. Schmidt at the
time said “I believe Larry
MENLO PARK — Google’s one-time is ready” to be CEO,
“adult supervisor” is getting closer to retire- adding, “It’s time for him
ment. Eric Schmidt, who took over as CEO to have a shot at running
in 2001 three years after investors demand- this.”
ed more mature leadership for the fast-grow- “The Alphabet struc-
ing tech giant, is stepping down as execu- ture is working well, and
tive chairman of Google parent Alphabet in Eric Schmidt Google and the other
January. bets are thriving,”
The 62-year-old billionaire will become a Schmidt said in a statement Thursday. “In
technical adviser and will continue to sit on recent years, I’ve been spending a lot of my
the board of the company that was formed to time on science and technology issues, and
contain Google and its sprawling so-called philanthropy, and I plan to expand that
“moonshot” subsidiary businesses in 2015. work.”
Schmidt, a former engineer who held top The key outlet for that philanthropy has
executive jobs at Sun Microsystems Inc. been The Schmidt Family Foundation,
and Novell Inc., took the reins of the search founded by Schmidt and his wife Wendy in
giant in 2001 from founders Larry Page and 2006.
Sergey Brin, who were technically brilliant According to the company’s latest proxy
but were faulted for their management inex- filings from April, Schmidt held shares
perience. worth about $4.9 billion and maintained
Page was restored as CEO in 2011, 5.6 percent voting control over the compa-
announced in a surprise move as the compa- ny.
THE DAILY JOURNAL NATION/WORLD Friday • Dec. 22, 2017 11
Around the world
Mattis gives U.S. troops a pep talk at Guantanamo
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — Defense
Secretary Jim Mattis chose an unusual site Thursday to
begin a pre-holiday tour of military
bases, urging troops on this Navy base
to set a good example for politically
divided Americans and be always ready
for war. He gave no hint about the future
of Guantanamo Bay as a prison for terror
suspects, and did not visit the detention
center, which President Barack Obama
tried unsuccessfully to close.
Mattis, the first defense secretary to
Jim Mattis visit the base since Donald H. Rumsfeld
in January 2002, shortly after the first
prisoners arrived from Afghanistan, said the main goal of
his trip was to offer holiday cheer and let the troops know
their work is appreciated. He also made a point of defending
the way prisoners have been treated at Guantanamo Bay,
which has been called an infamous torture center. “I am con-
REUTERS fident that we’re doing the right thing here,” he said.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, right, speaks to the press after the United Nations General Assembly emergency He recalled a conversation early this year with a woman,
special session on Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. whom he did not name, who told him Guantanamo Bay was

U.N. denounces U.S. recognition


“a blot on our nation,” but when invited to accompany him
to the detention center for an unannounced visit, she
declined. “That shut her up. She didn’t have anything more
to say to me,” he said.

of Jerusalem as Israeli capital


By Edith M. Lederer
Mattis wanted to buck up the troops at Guantanamo and at
Naval Station Mayport, near Jacksonville, Florida, where
he visited later Thursday. He was accompanied by an
Jerusalem’s final status must be decided unheard of in the diplomatic work at Associated Press reporter and planned on Friday to visit
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS in direct negotiations between Israel the U.N., including blackmail and Marines at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and soldiers at
and the Palestinians. extortion,” he said. Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. The Trump administration made it The United States and Israel had
General Assembly voted overwhelm- clear the vote would have no effect on waged an intensive lobbying cam- Pence to Afghan president:
ingly Thursday to denounce President its plan to move the American paign against the measure, with Haley
Donald Trump’s recognition of Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. sending letters to over 180 countries U.S. is ‘here to see this through’
Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, largely And Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin warning that Washington would be tak- KABUL, Afghanistan — Vice President Mike Pence told
ignoring Trump’s threats to cut off aid Netanyahu said afterward that he com- ing names of those who voted against Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on a secret visit to
to any country that went against him. pletely rejects the “preposterous” reso- the U.S. Trump went further, threaten- Afghanistan on Thursday that the U.S. is
The nonbinding resolution declaring lution. ing a funding cutoff: “Let them vote “here to see this through” as they dis-
U.S. action on Jerusalem “null and Palestinian Ambassador Riyad against us. We’ll save a lot. We don’t cussed a newly announced U.S. strategy
void” was approved 128-9 — a victory Mansour called the vote a victory not care.” to break the stalemate in America’s
for the Palestinians, but not as big as only for the Palestinians but for the But in the end, major U.S. aid recipi- longest war and consulted on upcoming
they predicted. Amid Washington’s United Nations and international law, ents including Afghanistan, Egypt, parliamentary elections.
threats, 35 of the 193 U.N. member saying U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley Jordan, Pakistan, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Pence’s surprise pre-Christmas visit
nations abstained and 21 were absent. “failed miserably” in persuading only Tanzania and South Africa supported
was the first to the war-torn country by
The resolution reaffirmed what has seven countries aside from the U.S. and the resolution. Egypt received roughly either Trump or the vice president, and it
been the United Nations’ stand on the Israel to vote against the resolution. $1.4 billion in U.S. aid this year, and
“And they used unprecedented tactics, Jordan about $1.3 billion. came as the Trump administration charts
divided holy city since 1967: that Mike Pence a pathway for ending the 16-year war in
Afghanistan.
Police still checking terror link to Melbourne car ramming “We’re here to see this through,” Pence told Ghani and
Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah at the presiden-
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS were the driver of the car, a 32-year-old exploring terrorism as a possible tial palace in Kabul, arriving after a helicopter ride through
Australian citizen of Afghan descent motive. smoky, dark skies surrounding Afghanistan’s capital.
SYDNEY — Australian police were with a history of drug abuse and mental “He spoke about dreams, he spoke Later, at a rally-style event at Bagram Air Base, Pence told
investigating whether there was any health issues was not motivated by ter- about voices but he also did attribute hundreds of U.S. troops: “I believe victory is closer than
terrorism-related motivation behind rorism. He said the ramming was being some of his actions to the poor treat- ever before.”
the car ramming attack on Melbourne treated as a “singular” incident. ment of Muslims,” Patton told the “It’s because of all of you that we’re safe. It’s because of
pedestrians that left 12 people On Friday morning, however, Patton Channel Nine television network on you that we’re free. It’s because of you that freedom has a
injured, four of them in critical condi- said the man had made several utter- Friday. future in Afghanistan and America and all across the wider
tion. ances while under police guard in hos- Asked if there were links to terror- world,” Pence said, his voice raspy from a cold.
Victoria state police Acting Chief pital on Thursday night, including ism, he said: “That’s certainly one area Pence also received briefings from military leaders,
Commissioner Shane Patton said on mentioning poor treatment of we’re exploring in respect to motiva- including Gen. John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander in
Thursday night that early indications Muslims, and that police were still tion.” Afghanistan.

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Tax pros are suddenly very popular, if a little confused


By Christopher S. Rugaber their salaries as business income, which
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS “The whole weekend I was overwhelmed will be taxed at a lower rate. But the bill
with client requests on how this impacted them, and seeks to bar this through complex rules and
WASHINGTON — Don’t feel bad if you by blocking many professionals, such as
don’t understand how the new tax bill will it hasn’t stopped, and probably won’t for several weeks.” lawyers, accountants and doctors, from tak-
affect you. Chances are, your accountant — Gary DuBoff, an accountant at MBAF, a New York-based firm ing that step.
doesn’t yet either. Mark Nash, a tax partner at PwC, based in
From New York to Kentucky to Florida, though taxpayers may be able to prepay al income, which was taxed at individual Miami, said that so far, the provisions are
accountants and tax lawyers are scanning their 2018 local property taxes this year. tax rates. At that time, the top individual broad and general, making it difficult to
the 1,000 page measure, fielding a swirl of “Every one of your clients is calling you, rates were lower than the corporate rate. advise clients on whether to essentially
questions from clients and swapping tips and they all want to know what the effect Now, the situation is reversed: The new incorporate themselves.
via email in their efforts to fully grasp the is,” says Joseph Perry, an accountant at legislation sharply cuts the corporate tax “We’re left to scratch our heads about
bill’s far-reaching changes. Marcum, based in Melville, New York. “It’s rate from 35 percent to 21 percent — much what it means in the real world for some-
When the House and Senate released the like, ‘Wait, slow down —we have to figure lower than most individual rates. body’s actual circumstances,” he said. “It’s
final tax bill late last week, it gave many this out.”’ DeGennaro and other accountants say the quite a complicated deduction to calculate.”
experts their first look at what will become Most accountants scoff at the notion, question being posed most often by small Some of these questions must be
as vast rewrite of tax law. Congress gave pushed by the bill’s proponents, that it has business owners is whether those firms answered before year’s end — an additional
approval to the measure Wednesday, and simplified the tax code. For higher-income should now restructure as corporations. source of frustration for tax experts.
President Donald Trump is to sign it early earners in particular, as well as many small This time, the answer is not so simple. “It’s too much, too quick and too little
next month. businesses, tax law remains at least as com- If corporations pay out their profits to time,” Smith said.
“The whole weekend I was overwhelmed plex as ever. And the bill has injected a new owners through dividends, those payments DeGennaro noted that come Jan. 1, the
with client requests on how this impacted layer of uncertainty because so many are taxed at 23.8 percent. That rate, once changes will eliminate the ability of busi-
them, and it hasn’t stopped, and probably changes are temporary and could be combined with the corporate tax rate, is nesses to deduct their entertainment
won’t for several weeks,” said Gary DuBoff, reversed in a few years. much higher than individual rates. expenses.
an accountant at MBAF, a New York-based The need for clarity is welcome news for And in some cases, if a business restruc- “People should be looking at their enter-
firm. the professionals who need to sort it all tures, it can’t switch back for five years. tainment policies right now,” he said.
The uncertainties range widely. out. What if a new Congress raises the corporate Others point out that the sharp cut in the
Should some taxpayers try to reclassify “It’s going to be good for business,” said tax rate, in say, three years? At that point, corporate tax rate could benefit — or harm
their pay as business income, which is George Smith, a third-generation account- DeGennaro pointed out, a business owner — a company’s balance sheet. Companies
taxed at lower rates for top earners? Should ant based in Southfield, Michigan. “I’m a would be stuck paying the higher corporate that have postponed tax payments might
small companies restructure as corpora- tax geek; I’m excited about the nuances.” rate. enjoy a windfall because they will owe less
tions to capitalize on a now-much lower After the last major tax overhaul took “I’m telling clients that nothing is per- in 2018. Other companies could absorb a
corporate tax rate? Can people in high-tax effect in 1986, it became clear that many manent,” DuBoff said. “If you restructure hit because the value of their tax refunds
states rush to prepay their 2018 state and small businesses would benefit by reorgan- for the new law, you better have an exit will fall.
local income taxes this year to fully capi- izing as partnerships, says Joseph strategy.” Such questions are consuming numerous
talize on the deduction for such payments, DeGennaro, tax director for Doeren Many critics of the GOP bill argue that it hours for people like Howard Wagner, a
before it’s capped next year? Mayhew in Detroit. Doing so allowed their will encourage high-income earners to turn Louisville, Kentucky-based accountant at
The answers are: Maybe, maybe and no, business profits to be passed on as person- themselves into businesses and reclassify Crowe Horwath.

BILL
country as children and in the country ille- year. Congress will return in January fac- “The vast majority of Republicans want
gally an opportunity to become citizens. ing enormous challenges on immigration, to see a DACA solution. They just want to
The wrap-up measure allows the federal budget, health care and nation- see a DACA solution that’s balanced,” said
Republicans controlling Washington to al security along with legislation to House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., refer-
Continued from page 1 savor their win on this week’s $1.5 tril- increase the government’s authority to ring to the program’s name, Deferred
lion tax package — even as they kick a borrow money. Action for Childhood Arrivals
Democrats who demanded but were denied a full lineup of leftover work into the new Each of those items is sure to test the Also left unfinished were bipartisan
vote on giving immigrants brought to the unity that Republicans are enjoying now. efforts to smash budget limits that are
“Now it gets down to some very difficult imposing a freeze on the Pentagon and
decisions on how we move forward in the domestic agencies, a long-term extension
first and second quarter of next year,” said of the popular Children’s Health Insurance
Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., a leader of a Program for 9 million low-income kids
powerful faction of hard-right and Senate legislation aimed at stabilizing
Republicans. “There is a lot to do next health insurance markets.
month. I’m not worried today. I’ll wait “At some point we’ve got to make the
until January to be worried, OK?” hard decisions, ” said Republican Sen.
Democrats had initially pressed for John Thune of South Dakota.
adding their priorities to the measure, but Instead, lawmakers struggled to achieve
once rebuffed on immigration they worked the must-do: a $2. 1 billion fix for an
to keep the bill mostly free of add-ons, expiring program that pays for veterans to
figuring that they’ll hold greater leverage seek care outside the Department of
next month. Veterans Affairs system; a temporary fix to
Among the items left behind was $81 ensure states facing shortfalls from the
billion worth of disaster aid, which passed Children’s Health Insurance Program
the House on a bipartisan 251-169 tally won’t have to purge children from the pro-
but stalled in the Senate. The measure gram; and a short-term extension for an
expiring overseas wiretapping program
Returning to Millbrae! would have brought this year’s tally for
aimed at tracking terrorists.
aid to hurricane victims in Texas, Florida,
Trump weighed in on Twitter on
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Caribbean, as well as fire-ravaged
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Thursday morning to offer a boost — and a
slap at Democrats.

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step back in his fourth year
Friday • Dec. 22, 2017

M-A tandem tears past SHP


By Terry Bernal
“I think we need to let this thing
breathe. We need to let it work.
We need let it become
normalized and then step back
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF and really think through it.”
— Jon Steinbrecher, member
If you’re going to rely on two players to NCAA football oversight committee
do a majority of the damage, you can hardly
do better than the Menlo-Atherton girls’
basketball tandem of Greer Hoyem and
Carly McLanahan.
The only two seniors remaining on the
Hundreds take
Bears’ active roster, Hoyem and McLanahan
combined for 40 points in M-A’s 50-42
home win Thursday over crosstown non-
advantage of
league rival Sacred Heart Prep.
Hoyem, the reigning two-time Peninsula
Athletic League South Division Most
early signing day
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Valuable Player went for a
double-double with 22
points and 12 rebounds. The new early signing period was years in the
Her partner in crime — making so do not expect changes to it after the
best friend off the court, first one.
and Kobe to her Shaq on Mid-American Conference Commissioner
the court — McLanahan Jon Steinbrecher, a member of the NCAA’s foot-
added 18 points. ball oversight committee who first proposed a
With now-graduated December signing period in 2014, said the next
Ilana Baer sitting court- step is to gather feedback
Carly side for Thursday’s victo- from the participants and
McLanahan ry, though, it was let an entire year of the new
painfully obvious the Bears (3-4 overall) recruiting calendar play
have some work to do in replacing their out.
departed point guard, who ran the offense “I’m looking forward to
for three previous seasons during M-A’s doing some downloading
three-peat dynasty in the PAL South. While once we get through this,”
testing three different players at the point, Steinbrecher said.
M-A totaled 21 turnovers throughout. “Listening to the coaches.
“That’s something we’re constantly
Jon Listening to incoming stu-
working on,” M-A head coach Markisha
Steinbrecher dents. Listening to an array
Coleman said. “And we’ll get better. … of folks. I don’t think it’s a
We’re a very young team. A lot of players one-year thing. I think it’s a multiyear thing.”
who didn’t play a lot last year are getting The NCAA legislation approved earlier this
more opportunities this year. So as we con- year created a December signing period to go
tinue to develop, working in practice and along with the traditional February date, and
getting that game-time experience, we’ll also created new opportunities for high school
get better with taking care of the ball.” players to make official visits to colleges in the
Among M-A’s new cast of starters is jun- spring. There are also new regulations for sum-
ior Erica Fischer. A second-year varsity mer football camps and schools will be allowed
player, Fischer lists as a guard, but was to hire an additional assistant coach starting in
thrust into a post assignment when senior January. The legislation was passed as a pack-
forward Stella Kailahi was lost for the sea- age with the understanding that all the new rules
son with a leg injury during a scrimmage would all affect each other.
against Menlo School. “I think we need to let this thing breathe,”
While Fischer accounted for just two Steinbrecher said. “We need to let it work. We
points — a point of contention for Coleman, need let it become normalized and then step
who constantly implores the junior to shoot TERRY BERNAL/DAILY JOURNAL back and really think through it.”
Menlo-Atherton senior Greer Hoyem takes aim for two of her game-high 22 points as the
See BEARS, Page 15 Bears took down crosstown, non-league rival Sacred Heart Prep 50-42 at home Thursday. See COLLEGE, Page 16

It should be a good
year for boys’ hoops
By Nathan Mollat the Open Division consolation
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF final. Sequoia has made it two
wins in a row over the Padres, hav-
Like the San Mateo County ing beaten them last Saturday, 57-
girls’ basketball season, the boys’ 52. Their only losses on the sea-
campaign should provide just as son came against Bellarmine (49-
much action as the start of league 36) and Oakland Tech (82-78).
play is about two weeks away. The other squad that appears
The Peninsula Athletic League’s ready to rebound in 2018 is Mills
South Division currently has (5-1), with a game against Urban-
seven of 10 teams holding win- SF tonight. The Vikings managed
ning records, led by an undefeated just a 4-8 mark in South Division DAILY JOURNAL FILE PHOTOS
Hillsdale (7-0) squad. The addition play a year ago. It’s no surprise Sequoia and Half
of sophomore point guard Junior Woodside (6-2) is proving last Moon Bay are off to strong starts.
Cotton and strong post play from year’s third-place finish was no Sequoia center Ziggy Lauese, right,
Zack Dwyer gives the Knights a fluke. The Wildcats might have is in his fourth season of varsity ball,
good outside-inside combination. been the surprise of the 2017 PAL while HMB point guard Sam
Menlo-Atherton (3-4) and season, finishing with a 7-5 Treanor, above, is in his third season.
Sequoia (6-2), which finished 1-2 record. Woodside still has four
last season, both should figure more non-league games before the last season, all finishing with 5-7
into race. The Bears have played a start of PAL play and will face a marks. The Bearcats may be the
solid non-league schedule and will big test against St. Francis in most likely team to take a step for-
be plenty battle tested to defend Mountain View at 3 this after- ward. They finished runner-up to
their South Division title. The noon. host Los Gatos in the Wildcat
Cherokees are picking up where San Mateo (6-2), Capuchino (4- Shootout and won the Balboa-SF
they left off last season, when 3), Carlmont (4-3), all finished a tournament title.
they went 25-6 and beat Serra in game under .500 in league play
See HOOPS, Page 18
14 Friday • Dec. 22, 2017 SPORTS THE DAILY JOURNAL

Dick Enberg found


dead at home at 82
49ers will be tested on both
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

SAN DIEGO — Dick Enberg, the longtime sportscaster who


got his big break with UCLA basketball and went on to call
Super Bowls, Olympics, Final Fours and Angels and Padres
sides of ball against Jaguars
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS elite pass defense. The Jags are No. 1 in sacks, passing
baseball games, died Thursday. He was 82. yards allowed (169) and opponents’ passer rating.
Engberg’s daughter, Nicole, confirmed the death to The SANTA CLARA — The San Francisco 49ers have more But with Bortles’ improved play and the return of rookie
Associated Press. She said the family than just the league’s top-ranked scoring defense to deal running back Leonard Fournette, Jacksonville’s offense
became concerned when he didn’t arrive on with when the Jacksonville Jaguars visit on Sunday. could be rounding into form, too. Fournette, who leads all
his flight to Boston on Thursday, and that he Quarterback Blake Bortles has been much improved of rookies in rushing, missed last Sunday’s blowout win over
was found dead at his home in La Jolla, a San late, too, for the surprising first-place the Houston Texans with a quad injury. He’s expected to
Diego neighborhood, with his bags packed. Jags. play against San Francisco.
The family said it believes he had a heart “It seems to me that Blake is playing “I remember just seeing him in a college. For a guy to be
attack, but is awaiting official word. with a tremendous amount of confi- that big and run as well as he can run is unbelievable.
Enberg retired in October 2016 after a 60- dence,” said 49ers defensive coordinator Ultimate God-given talent,” linebacker Eli Harold said.
year career — and countless calls of “Oh Robert Saleh, who spent the previous The 49ers have allowed 90 yards rushing or fewer in each
my!” in describing a play that nearly defied three seasons as the Jaguars’ linebackers of the last four games, but Fournette and the top-rated
Dick Enberg description. He also was well-known for his
coach. “He’s throwing darts, he’s very Jaguars running attack should provide a tough challenge.
baseball catchphrase of “Touch ‘em all” for home runs. accurate, he’s mobile, he’s tall in the “It’s not just because they run the ball over and over again
Enberg’s first radio job was actually as a radio station custodi-
an in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, when he was a junior at Central Robert Salah pocket, he looks lean, he looks in and they have opportunities to run,” Saleh said. “They’re
shape. He looks fantastic.” very physical in the run game. They don’t try to trick you,
Michigan. He made $1 an hour. The owner also gave him week- During the first 11 games, Bortles averaged 204 yards which I respect a lot. You don’t know exactly what they’re
end sports and disc jockey gigs, also at $1 an hour. From there passing and had a 79.5 quarterback rating (27th in the going to do run-game wise, but they’ve got conviction in
he began doing high school and college football games. NFL). But in the last three weeks, all home victories, what they are in the run game, and they line up and they try
During his nine years broadcasting UCLA basketball, the Bortles averaged more than 300 yards and had a 128.6 rat- to move the pile on the line of scrimmage.”
Bruins won eight NCAA titles. Enberg broadcast nine no-hit- ing. There’s some uncertainty surrounding San Francisco’s
ters, including two by San Francisco’s Tim Lincecum against the Jacksonville can clinch its first division title since 1999 best run defender. Defensive tackle DeForest Buckner
Padres in 2013 and 2014. by beating San Francisco. missed the first two practices of the week with an ankle
He said the most historically important event he covered was The 49ers, meanwhile, could win four straight games for injury. Saleh is cautiously optimistic about Buckner’s sta-
“The Game of the Century,” Houston’s victory over UCLA in the first time since 2013, the last season they made the tus for Sunday.
1968 that snapped the Bruins’ 47-game winning streak. playoffs. “He’s moving along. Trainers have said that he looks
The wins have come in Jimmy Garoppolo’s first three good. So, we’ll see how it goes later on in the week,” he
starts at quarterback. Now he’ll have to face Jacksonville’s said.

Carr takes step back in year 4


By Josh Dubow and 28 touchdowns with only six inter-
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ceptions before a broken leg in the next-
to-last game of the year ended his season
ALAMEDA — The touchdown passes and yards are down. before he got to play in the postseason.
The interceptions and sacks are up. Carr turned that performance into a
$125 million, five-year contract in the
The straight upward trajectory that Derek Carr’s career
offseason that briefly made him the
took for his first three seasons in the NFL hit a speed bump
NFL’s highest-paid player, but the per-
this season, contributing to the Oakland Raiders’ fall from
formance hasn’t matched that level.
a 12-win team to one almost certain to miss the postseason.
Derek Carr He’s on pace for his lowest yards per
But rather than being discouraged by the results, Carr said attempt, TD throws and passer rating
he will use the lessons from this season to build for the since his rookie season in 2014.
future. Carr’s path is not an unusual one. He became the 13th
“I use it all to just fuel the fire,” he said Thursday. “There’s quarterback in the past 30 years to start at least 10 games in
been things that I’ve gone through this year that I’ve never his first season and have his passer rating improve in each
been through and I’m learning how to deal with those of the next two seasons.
things and not just deal with them, but execute them at a Only Troy Aikman followed that with another year of
high level. So, I absolutely, 100 percent believe that going improvement in year four, leading the Dallas Cowboys to a
forward, again, this time next year we’re standing here I’ll Super Bowl title.
feel like, man because I trust my work ethic, that I’m a bet- The other 11 quarterbacks saw their passer rating drop by
ter player this year because of what I went through.” an average of nearly 10 points in year four, a group that
Carr had few setbacks last season when he led Oakland to includes quarterbacks such as Peyton Manning and Cam
seven comeback wins and was one of the most promising Newton.
quarterbacks in the league when he threw for 3,937 yards
THE DAILY JOURNAL SPORTS Friday • Dec. 22, 2017 15
BEARS
Continued from page 13
No. 24 Cal women down Kentucky
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS and 24 more shots, the Wildcats finished at a season-low
26.5 percent (18 of 68), shooting better behind the arc (7
more — what the first-year starter did bring to the floor was a LEXINGTON, Ky. — Asha Thomas led a balanced attack of 20).
rebounding counter to Hoyen. Fisher totaled 11 boards. with 17 points and No. 24 California won its sixth Cal held Kentucky without a field goal for the final 8:05
“With Stella out, I have to kind of fill her shoes,” Fischer straight, defeating cold-shooting Kentucky 62-52 on of the second quarter and scored eight points off turnovers,
said. “Greer drags a lot of attention her way, so I’m pretty Thursday. to turn a 20-15 deficit into a 30-27 halftime lead.
open. So it helps.” Mikayla Cowling added 15 points, including 10 in the The Wildcats scored the first six points of the third quar-
SHP (6-3) did well to bring its physical brand of basket- second quarter that was critical for the Golden Bears (9-2). ter to regain the lead but the Bears went on a 10-0 run, five
ball into M-A’s house. And the Gators did well to defend Kianna Smith, who matched Thomas’ three 3-pointers, by Smith, to close the period and lead 46-37. Kentucky
Hoyem early. M-A’s 6-1 center totaled eight points in the added 14 points and Penina Davidson had 13. went the final 6:30 without a field goal.
first quarter, but the swarming defense of senior forward Maci Morris led Kentucky (8-5), which has lost four Cal made 7 of 10 free throws in the fourth quarter to pro-
Tatum Angotti and 6-2 freshman center Megan Norris forced straight, with 21 points. Despite 25 offensive rebounds tect the lead.
Hoyem to her weak side several times.
It wasn’t a tactic SHP was able to execute throughout the Soccer brief 2017 and they would start play by 2020. Twelve areas sub-
mitted bids the following month, when MLS said it would
night though.
announce the two selected by the end of the year.
“We had things we wanted to do that we just didn’t execute Cincinnati, Detroit, Sacramento Contenders were pared to four finalists on Nov. 29, and the
against,” SHP head coach Melanie Murphy said. “We were
fine with them passing inside but, at the same time, we
wait as MLS delays next pick groups made presentations to the league’s expansion com-
NEW YORK — Major League Soccer is postponing a deci- mittee on Dec. 6.
wanted to push her a certain way. And we just didn’t. She
also made some really hard baskets. She’s a really good sion on its next expansion team until next year. Los Angeles FC, the league’s 23rd team, starts play next
player. So, hats off to here.” A day after selecting Nashville, Tennessee, as one of its season. The 24th team, provisionally awarded to Miami and
next two additions, MLS said Thursday it still is consider- David Beckham in 2014, still has not finalized a stadium
Every Gators player got in the scoring column Thursday.
ing which market to add from among Cincinnati, Detroit location and remains on hold.
Unfortunately for shorthanded SHP, the team only has
seven players on roster. Angotti accounted for a team-high and Sacramento, California. MLS Commissioner Don Garber said Wednesday it was
10 points, while senior Grace Battles and sophomore MLS announced last December that it would select its not clear when Nashville will start play. The league prefers
Charlotte Levison scored seven apiece. 25th and 26th teams during the second or third quarter of to have an even number of teams, allowing all to be in
“It’s a different look,” Murphy said, contrasting this action on weekends.
year’s squad with the 2016-17 team that reached both the
Central Coast Section championship game and CIF
Northern California semifinals. “We’re still young. We
only have two seniors on the team and then we have seven
total. So, we’re working through it.” Ask a Professional

?
M-A took control in the second quarter, outscoring SHP
16-7. McLanahan closed the first half by burying one of her If I choose
three 3-pointers. It was the guard’s ability to cut to the
hoop on the give-and-go that defined her night though, cremation,
scoring on the play three times throughout.
“With a lot of the players, we focus on not just having what are my
one thing that you do well,” Coleman said. “So, we want
Rick Riffel
options for
them to look to drive, we want them to look to shoot. If
they take away your shot, you’re driving. If they take away Managing Funeral Director
burial
the drive, look to shoot. We’re constantly working in prac-
tice … on expanding their game. And our thing is to take Cremation offers many options for final
what the defense is giving you.”
SHP didn’t go away though. Trailing 43-29 at the start of disposition such as burial in a cemetery plot,
the fourth quarter, the Gators benefitted from three consecu- preservation in a columbarium niche, or
tive M-A turnovers to go on a 10-2 run. After SHP closed the
score to 45-39 with 2:30 remaining, though, the Bears got scattering at sea or in a place of meaning.
the ball into the post for Hoyem who bullied her way to the We are happy to explain all the choices
cylinder with an underhand post-up. that accompany cremation. We hope you
Off to a 3-4 start this season, the Bears are optimistic,
citing some powerhouse non-league opponents. M-A’s last will allow us to assist.
three losses have come to Heritage, Clovis West and St.
Francis. Those three teams have combined for two losses
this season.
“We want to get them good experience against good
teams,” Coleman said. “Because our ultimate goal is we
want to still be playing (during the playoffs) in March.”
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Labanc’s OT goal floats Sharks over Canucks FRIDAY


WHAT’S ON TAP
Boys' basketball
Woodside at St. Francis, 3 p.m.; Mills at Urban-SF, 5
By Gideon Rubin when he cleared a puck that got past
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Sharks 5, Canucks 4, OT goalie Jacob Markstrom inches
p.m.; Hillsdale at Mt. Pleasant, 6:30 p.m.; Serra at
Burlingame, 7:30 p.m.
San Jose on on-3 power play with 1:04 left in the from the net. Girls' basketball
Steve Geramoni Tournament hosted by Notre
SAN JOSE — Kevin Labanc Dec. 15. second to give the Sharks a 4-3 lead. Notes: Canucks D Ben Hutton Dame-Belmont: 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m.; 6 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.
scored 1:53 into overtime and the Va n c o u v e r San Jose trailed 1-0 before was a healthy scratch. RW Nikolay Marshall at El Camino, 5 p.m.; Burton at Mercy-
Burlingame, Design Tech at Oceana, 6 p.m.
San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver trailed 4-3 Thornton tied Gilmour with a goal Goldobin, a former Shark, also SATURDAY
Canucks 5-4 on Thursday night. before Daniel at 11:52 of the first period. The was scratched. . Sharks D Paul Boys' basketball
Martin had a setback in his recov- Wallenberg at El Camino, 2 p.m.
Labanc also had three assists as Sedin scored at Sharks took a 2-1 lead at 5:20 of the Girls' basketball
the Sharks improved to 4-1-2 over 2:09 of the third second when Timo Meier scored his ery from ankle surgery. The injury Steve Geramoni Tournament hosted by Notre
their last seven games. Joe isn’t a recurrence of the same Dame-Belmont: Consolation final, 10:30 a.m.; cham-
Kevin Labanc period to tie it. fifth goal. pionship game, 1:30 p.m.
Thornton scored twice for San Jose The Canucks Brendan Gaunce scored the game’s injury. Martin has been on injured
and added an assist as he moved past reserve since Oct. 12. There is no
Doug Gilmour for 18th place on the
rallied from a 3-1 deficit.
Jake Virtanen scored to bring
first goal at 1:58 of the first period
on a play Jake Virtanen started with timetable for his return. . C Logan NHL STANDINGS
NHL list with 1,416 career points. Vancouver within a goal at 8:49 of a backhand pass to trailer Erik Couture, out with a concussion he EASTERN CONFERENCE
suffered against the Canucks last Atlantic Division
Labanc’s fourth goal of the season the second, and Brock Boeser tied Gudbranson. He fired a shot that GP W L OT Pts GF GA
came off an assist from Tomas Hertl. the game at 16:02. Gaunce redirected for his first goal week, missed his second game. ... Tampa Bay 34 25 7 2 52 130 87
Toronto 36 21 14 1 43 119 102
The Canucks lost for the sixth Boeser’s goal was his 19th of the of the season. The Sharks recalled forwards Boston 33 18 10 5 41 98 88
Montreal 34 15 15 4 34 94 108
time in seven games, with their season and eighth in 11 games. Late in the first period, defense- Marcus Sorenson and Danny Detroit 34 13 14 7 33 95 110
lone win during that span against Hertl scored for San Jose on a 5- man Michael De Zotto saved a goal O’Regan from the AHL. Florida 34 13 16 5 31 98 117
Ottawa 33 11 14 8 30 92 113
Buffalo 34 8 19 7 23 72 114
Metropolitan Division

COLLEGE
pleased to do more work in December of the best classes in the country can uncommon for an assistant coach to GP W L OT Pts GF GA
instead of January. put a coach in the good mood. change jobs and leave recently New Jersey 34 20 9 5 45 109 102
Washington 35 22 12 1 45 112 101
Washington’s Chris Petersen, Still, Meyer spotted potential recruited players behind. The job mar- Columbus 36 21 13 2 44 103 98
N.Y. Rangers 35 19 12 4 42 115 101
Maryland’s DJ Durkin, Purdue’s Jeff problems. ket is even more active over the next N.Y. Islanders35 18 13 4 40 125 125
Continued from page 13 Pittsburgh 36 18 15 3 39 104 114
Brohm and Oklahoma State’s Mike “What I’ve had happen to me is I’ve two months. Carolina 34 15 12 7 37 95 107
Gundy all joined Clemson coach talked to several players and my Penn State coach James Franklin Philadelphia 34 15 12 7 37 96 97
As the three-day early signing peri- Dabo Swinney in endorsing the new answer to them, because we’re WESTERN CONFERENCE
od opened for the first time on said he tells recruits that picking a Central Division
signing period. straightforward with them, is that I school based on an assistant is short- GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Wednesday, about 1,850 players “I don’t think you’ll see as much don’t know if I have a scholarship Nashville 34 21 9 4 46 113 95
signed national letters of intent, sighted. Winnipeg 36 20 10 6 46 119 100
change as before,” Brohm told right now because I don’t know who’s St. Louis 37 22 13 2 46 110 93
according to ESPN recruiting analyst “There’s going to be turnover with Dallas 36 19 14 3 41 106 103
reporters, referring to recruits flip- leaving for the NFL draft,” Meyer Minnesota 34 18 13 3 39 100 99
Tom Luginbill. That number repre- coaches,” Franklin said.
flopping commitments. “Now, said. “And a couple times, more than Chicago 34 17 12 5 39 102 90
sents approximately 66 percent of How that plays out over the next Colorado 34 16 15 3 35 106 111
everyone can be very selective to fill a couple, I got a comment back say-
the total number of players that sign needs in February.” ing, ‘Coach, this school is telling me month will be among the many Pacific Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
in the Bowl Subdivision in an aver- Indiana coach Tom Allen agreed: if I don’t sign on the 20th, I’m out. things Steinbrecher will be monitor- Los Angeles 36 22 10 4 48 109 83
age class. About 97 percent of the ing. What was no surprise to him was Vegas 33 22 9 2 46 116 100
“Now that it’s over, it’s great because They’re taking my scholarship offer.’ Sharks 33 18 11 4 40 93 84
players who signed Wednesday had now you have these guys already And that’s not what the intent of the that the early signing period immedi- Calgary 35 18 14 3 39 99 103
Anaheim 36 15 13 8 38 97 108
already verbally committed to those locked in and you don’t have spend rule was.” ately became the primary signing Vancouver 36 15 16 5 35 97 118
schools, according to Luginbill. period. Edmonton 35 16 17 2 34 104 112
the Christmas season focusing on Another issue almost certain to Arizona 36 7 24 5 19 80 125
The early returns seemed to be more these 23 guys. Now you can focus on arise with the early signing period is “Wherever we put the pin in and Thursday’s Games
positive than negative. Alabama’s the last few that you have available, assistant coaches changing jobs. said, ‘OK, this is the early signing Pittsburgh 3, Columbus 2, SO
New Jersey 4, N.Y. Rangers 3, SO
Nick Saban drew a lot of attention and you’ll know what’s out there, and Assistants are the first point of con- date,”’ he said, “that’s where the pre- Anaheim 5, N.Y. Islanders 4, OT
days before the signing date when he you’ll be able to focus on them.” tact for recruits and those relation- ponderance of signings would occur. Boston 2, Winnipeg 1, SO
Tampa Bay 4, Ottawa 3, SO
said that he had “not talked to one Even a skeptic like Ohio State’s ships often are a major factor in a It just would naturally do that. It con- Carolina 4, Nashville 1
Dallas 4, Chicago 0
coach who was happy with it.” But Urban Meyer seemed to warm up to recruit’s choice. Even after the firms what I think we thought would Edmonton 3, St. Louis 2
plenty of coaches said they were the new signing period. Signing one February signing date, it is not occur.” Los Angeles 2, Colorado 1, OT
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By all accounts, Menlo School (4-0) is

HOOPS
Continued from page 13
supposed to be the cream of the crop in the
county this season after going winning the
league title with a 13-1 mark last season..
The Knights currently have three players
—  Joe Foley (19 ppg), Riley Woodson
Aragon (3-4) got off to an up-and-down (12.3) and Thomas Brown (11.7) —  who
start last year, but managed to tie Woodside average in double figures scoring.
for third place with a 7-5 mark. Burlingame Menlo should get a stern test shortly after
(0-6) appears on its way to another tough Christmas as the Knights travel to Orange
season after posting just a 3-9 record in County for the OC Holiday Tournament.
2017.
Eastside College Prep is almost Central
The PAL North is off to a slow start, with
Coast Section-eligible already, having
only two teams — Half Moon Bay (5-2) and
amassed a 9-0 mark so far. King’s Academy
Jefferson (5-3) —  enjoying a winning
(5-1) is always strong under former South
record thus far through non-league play. The
City coach Drew Petiti, Woodside Priory (4-
Cougars went through a coaching change in DAILY JOURNAL SPORTS FILE PAM MCKENNEY/MENLO SCHOOL ATHLETICS 2), Pinewood (6-3) and Harker (5-3) round
the offseason, with alum John Parsons tak- Serra’s Parker McDonald, shown beating St. Menlo School’s Joe Foley, who will be out the teams with winning records.
ing the reins. 6-9 senior center Ethan Ignatius with this buzzer beater, was named playing at Lehigh University, transferred to
Menzies has really stepped up his game this Sacred Heart Prep (2-5) and Crystal
All-WCAL second team as a sophomore last Menlo from Virginia last season and helped Springs (2-5) have been slow out of the gate
season, averaging 21 points and 12 season. lead the Knights to a CCS title.
rebounds through four games played. Senior this year.
point guard Sam Treanor is also off to a hot if its to finish in the upper half of the West offset by a couple of key injuries. Jack
start, averaging 18 points, 4 rebounds and 3 Catholic Athletic League standings. Wilson, a 7-1 Oregon State commit, is PSAL
assists. Bellarmine, Valley Christian and Sacred reportedly out for the season, as is Cade
Heart Cathedral are a combined 18-0 in non- Rees, a 6-6 junior forward. Alma Heights (7-2), after a 12-0 march
Jefferson has back-to-back strong sea- through the Private School Athletic
sons and appear on its way to another solid league play, while Riordan has lost only Serra does have nine returning players,
once so far. League favorite St. Francis is 4- however, including junior Parker League’s North Division a year ago, appear
year in 2018. The Grizzlies have finished to be the team to beat in 2018.
10-2 in North Division play the last two 2 and St. Ignatius is 4-3, while Mitty (1-6) McDonald, who had a breakout sophomore
has been slow getting in gear. year. The Eagles are one of only three teams
seasons.
The Padres struggled through a 7-7 WCAL —  Kehillah Jewish (5-1) and Summit
The only other North team to finish 2017
with a winning record, Westmoor (8-4), is campaign last season, playing without WBAL Shasta-Daly City being the others — that
coach Chuck Rapp, who was slow to recov- have a winning non-league record. The
off to slow start this season with a 2-5 Much like the PAL South, the majority of
er from hip surgery. Rapp’s back this sea- Nueva School-San Mateo (3-3) and Summit
mark. the teams in West Bay Athletic League
son and he should will the Padres to a couple Prep-Redwood City (2-2) are both at .500,
approach league play with strong non-
more wins in 2018. while Mid-Peninsula (3-5), Design Tech (2-
WCAL Those wins, though, will most likely be
league showings as six of the eight teams in
7) and San Francisco Christian (0-2) have
the division have winning records.
Serra (3-2) will have its work cut out for it some work to do.

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Olympic champion McKayla Maroney in a
case involving the now-imprisoned former In 2015, Justice’s charity promised fans
team doctor. at the 18th hole $100 for the first hole-in-
CEO Scott Blackmun sent the letter, a one and $500 for the second in 2015.
copy of which was obtained by The Professionals George McNeill and Justin
Associated Press, on Thursday, the day after Thomas aced the 137-yard hole, forcing the
Maroney filed a lawsuit seeking to invali- charity to give almost $200,000 to fans
date the nondisclosure clauses in the settle- around the green.
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By Jocelyn Noveck “The Greatest Showman” is a It’s exhausting, and messy. the 19th-century businessman
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS one hour-and-45 minute And that’s too bad, because and politician — but a show-
onslaught on the senses — all Jackman really IS one of the man above all — who founded
“Don’t fight it,” goes the peppy, fizzy ballads and fran- great showmen of our time. the Barnum & Bailey circus.
opening song of “The Greatest tic energy, earnest sentiments Give the man a stage and a He did a lot more than that; the
Showman,” sung by Hugh and impossibly good inten- song, and it’s near impossible movie’s publicity notes call
Jackman. “It’s coming for tions. It’s begging for love, not to love him. The movie? him “America’s original pop-
you, running at ya.” like a puppy serenading us Not so much. culture impresario.”
Well, that’s for damn sure. with pop songs. Jackman plays P.T. Barnum, See SHOWMAN, Page 20
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SHOWMAN
supposed to care too much about. ken acrobat (Zendaya), and their mixed-
It does start off with a bang — that open- race romance — scandalous back in the day
ing number set at the circus, with Jackman — will produce the sweet yet also generic
in a top hat and long red coat, wielding a “Rewrite the Stars,” performed with the
Continued from page 19 cane and recalling the stylish emcee in help of aerial acrobatics.
“Pippin. ” Then we go into flashback, Then there’s a subplot with the Swedish
OK, but they weren’t singing 21st-centu- meeting the young Barnum as a poor boy, a soprano Jenny Lind — inspired by fact but
ry pop ballads back then, and one of the tailor’s son. He meets the angelic girl of veering into the fictional. Barnum goes to
movie’s biggest problems is its almost his dreams in a fancy mansion, and Europe to persuade Lind (Rebecca
desperate determination to contemporize resolves to marry her. “A million dreams is Ferguson) to tour America; the high-stakes
everything for a young audience. It’s not all it’s gonna take,” he sings. enterprise, he reasons, will finally get him
so much the casting of Zac Efron and The song continues as the youngsters embraced by high society.
Zendaya as young lovers; it’s that they and segue into adulthood: “A million dreams
the others are given upbeat pop songs and If there’s an eleven-o’clock number, it’s
for the world we’re gonna make.” Their got to be “This Is Me,” ably sung by
self-empowering anthems that would per- early years together are short on cash,
haps sound great (if generic) on their own, Broadway belter Keala Settle, a motiva-
long on, um, dreams. Wife Charity — tional anthem that seems meant to stop the
but simply feel jarring when sung by 19th- Michelle Williams, given little to do but
century characters in period dress. It’s all show but sounds too familiar to really stir
always genuine and touching — insists she the spirits. “I’m gonna send a flood, gonna
the more frustrating given that the songs doesn’t regret leaving her wealthy past.
come from talented duo Benj Pasek and drown them out,” the bearded lady sings,
Barnum loses his first job, and comes up and suddenly Barnum’s very wealthy. and alas, it’s an apt description of what
Justin Paul, who wrote the lyrics for “La La with the idea of a museum of oddities. The But he needs something more: this movie seems to be doing: Drowning
Land” and the terrific score for Broadway’s first version is a bust. Then one of his lit- Acceptance, among the snobby elites. He us in pizazz and feel-good emotion, but not
“Dear Evan Hansen.” tle daughters tells him: “You need some- convinces a young, patrician playwright, making us think, or learn.  In the end, not
The film is a debut feature from director thing alive.” Philip (Efron) to join him in the business. much is happening under that circus tent.
Michael Gracey, known for his work on Light bulb! Barnum realizes his oddities They seal the deal in an energetic number “The Greatest Showman,” a 20th Century
commercials and music videos, and that’s need to be human: General Tom Thumb, the set in a barroom, “The Other Side,” which Fox release, is rated PG by the Motion
telling, because it often feels like a collec- Bearded Lady, the Siamese twins. “They’re reminds us of those “High School Musical” Picture Association of America “for the-
tion of slickly produced music videos, laughing anyway,” he tells one of them, days and how we’ve rather missed Efron matic elements including a brawl. ”
loosely tied together with a plot we’re not “so why not get paid?” The place is a hit, singing and dancing. Soon Philip will be Running time: 105 minutes. Two stars out
falling in love with a beautiful, soft-spo- of four.

SAN CARLOS FARMERS’ MARKET


Sunday, December 10, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Music by SF Bay Jazz Band!
Wine Stroll: Noon-4PM!
12/17: Kid’s Rock & Santa Claus
Rain or Shine

For more information, visit: SanCarlosChamber.org


THE DAILY JOURNAL WEEKEND JOURNAL Friday • Dec. 22, 2017 21
MUSEUM GOTTA SEE ‘UM
By Susan Cohn cards, perfume, sweetmeats and other con-
DAILY JOURNAL SENIOR CORRESPONDENT fections followed.    
FEELING LUCKY? During the late
“THE AUTOMATIC AGE: COIN- 1800s, the coin-operated, automatic age
OPERATED MACHINES , ” AT THE expanded into the United States with the
SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT MUSE- invention of a multitude of gambling
UM. Coin-operated machines combine devices, trade stimulators, vending
mechanical novelty and automated conven- machines and arcade games. Vertical-wheel
ience. At the drop of a coin, they vend and multi-reel gambling devices, nick-
goods, provide entertainment and offer named slot machines for their coin-in-the-
potential jackpot payouts and free merchan- slot operation, appeared alongside dice and
dise. Since their invention, these intrigu- flip-card machines that mimicked casino
ing devices have incorporated decorative games. In areas where wagering was restrict-
graphics and innovative mechanisms that ed, proprietors installed trade stimulators
capture the attention of people worldwide. on their counters. Trade stimulators required
“The Automatic Age: Coin-Operated an operator, such as a bartender or shop
Machines,” a selection of objects from the clerk, to verify winning scores and award
Joe Welch American Antique Museum in San prizes including cigars, drinks, checks for
Bruno highlights devices from the first 60 merchandise and cash. To comply with anti-
years of coin-operated mass production, gaming legislation, manufacturers designed
from wooden trade stimulators and curious, slot machines and trade stimulators as for-
novelty gum vendors, to slot machines, rac- tune-tellers, gum vendors, music players
ing games and other automatic marvels. and skill testers. COURTESY OF JOE WELCH AMERICAN ANTIQUE MUSEUM
FROM HOLY WATER TO POSTAGE PINBALL MACHINES AND JUKE- What does 2018 hold? Perhaps the answer lies with ‘Futura’ (circa 1950s, left) or ‘The Gypsy
STAMPS. The earliest example of a coin- BOXES. At the turn of the 20th century, Fortune Teller’ (1934, right), just two of the coin-operated fortune-telling machines from the
operated device was an automatic holy water coin-operated amusement parlors captivated collection of the Joe Welch American Antique Museum in San Bruno, on exhibit at the San
dispenser described around 62 BCE by Greek the public with automatic phonographs and Francisco Airport Museum.
inventor and mathematician Hero. A five- motion picture viewers. Almost overnight, — Level 3 — pre-security through Aug. 5, boxes to modern video arcade games. Take a
drachma coin dropped into the top of the amusement parlors transformed into penny 2018. No ticket is required. All objects are trip down memory lane. Remember
vessel-shaped font landed on a paddle direct- arcades, stocked with a variety of automatic courtesy of Joe Welch American Antique Playland at the Beach and the old Cliff
ly below the coin slot and opened a valve, music machines, picture viewers, fortune- Museum in San Bruno. House? Former residents “Laffing Sal” and
dispensing a stream of holy water. British telling scales, strength testers and other *** “Susie the Can-Can Dancer” have relocated
inventors pioneered the next era in coin- arcade games. The popularity of coin-oper- SAY HELLO TO “LAFFING SAL”: to Musee Mecanique, Pier 45, Shed A at the
operated technology, beginning with the ated devices surged again during the Great THE MACHINES OF THE MUS EE end of Taylor Street on Fisherman’s Wharf
honor boxes installed in public houses and Depression, when pinball machines and MECANIQUE, ON FIS HERMAN’ S in San Francisco. For information visit
inns around 1615. These portable vending amplified jukeboxes provided affordable WHARF IN SAN FRANCISCO. The www.museemechanique.org.
machines dispensed tobacco in bulk from a entertainment. Musee Mecanique, one of the largest pri-
coin-opened door, and by the 1830s, more S EEING THE EXHIB IT. “The vately owned collections of mechanically
sophisticated versions vended pre-measured Automatic Age: Coin-Operated Machines” operated musical instruments and antique
packets. Postage stamp dispensers and is on view at the San Francisco Airport arcade machines, includes everything from Susan Cohn can be reached at susan@smdailyjour-
turn-of-the-century hand cranked music nal.com or www.twitter.com/susancityscene.
machines that sold handkerchiefs, post- Museum International Terminal, Departures

New Supreme Court cookbook dishes up history, recipes


By Jessica Gresko female justice, revived a tradition of the jus- she, with help from Supreme Court curator ing to eat a 28-pound salmon that Justice
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS tices regularly eating lunch together. And Catherine Fitts, contacted 35 families of Stephen Breyer caught in Alaska and of
when a justice has a birthday, there is wine, justices to ask for recipes and family food Sonia Sotomayor serving homemade
WASHINGTON — At Christmastime, a toast and the singing of “Happy Birthday,” stories. The results include instructions for Chinese food long before she became a jus-
Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor a tradition begun by Chief Justice Warren the pineapple and coconut cake Chief tice.
would send her colleagues gift-wrapped Burger, who led the court in the 1970s and Justice William Rehnquist’s wife baked “For me, eating is sacred. You should not
packages of homemade beef jerky from her ‘80s. annually for his birthday. Maureen Scalia, waste a meal, and so it can be simple and
family’s cattle ranch in Arizona. Her col- Clare Cushman, the book’s author, says the wife of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, healthy but it has to be tasty,” Sotomayor
league Ruth Bader Ginsburg pronounced it her offering is in part a response to visitors the first Italian-American to serve on the said during a 2016 event on the Supreme
“very spicy.” asking at the Supreme Court’s gift shop court, contributed a pasta sauce recipe. Court’s food traditions at the National
Now, home chefs can try making their whether the court had a cookbook. The Louise Gorsuch, the English-born wife of Museum of American History, an event that
own, with guidance from O’Connor’s sup- White House visitor center’s gift shop has Justice Neil Gorsuch, shared her marmalade helped spur the book’s creation.
plier, her brother. His jerky-making instruc- several books on food and entertaining, and recipe. Gorsuch, the court’s newest member, The book has stories from the court’s
tions, minus the family’s secret sauce, are some tourists expected the court would too, by tradition serves on the committee that early history, too. It describes how in the
part of a new book on the Supreme Court’s said Cushman, the Supreme Court Historical oversees the court’s public cafeteria. early 1800s, the justices lived and ate
food traditions. “Table for 9: Supreme Court Society’s director of publications. So, for a Readers also learn about the justices’ food together at a boarding house. Justice Joseph
Food Traditions & Recipes,” out this month, decade, when Cushman came across a recipe habits. The first chief justice, John Jay, Story reported they drank wine, but only
is part history book, part cookbook. It or a food anecdote with a link to a justice, liked oysters for breakfast. Justice Oliver when it was raining. If he looked out the
includes more than three dozen recipes asso- she’d put it in a folder. Wendell Holmes Jr. brought his lunch in a window and the sun was shining, he was
ciated with justices and their families. “The more I researched the more I realized tin ammunition box. And Justice John Paul sometimes told “it must be raining some-
“Food in good company has sustained that this was a really substantial topic and Stevens’ regular lunch was a peanut butter where.”
Supreme Court Justices through the ages,” that it wasn’t going to be fluffy or ridiculous and jelly sandwich with the crusts cut off. In the late 1800s, when arguments were
Ginsburg writes in the book’s forward. to ask these extremely distinguished judges Some of the photos accompanying the scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. with no break
Food is a way the court’s nine justices con- questions like: What are your favorite foods text have never been published before. for lunch, the justices would step away indi-
nect. There are welcome dinners for new jus- and what do you eat for lunch?” Cushman There are pictures of justices eating together vidually or in pairs to eat at small tables
tices and retirement dinners for those who said. and pictures of birthday cakes served to the behind the bench, the rattle of their knives
are departing. O’Connor, the court’s first Cushman said that to research the book justices. There’s a picture of justices prepar- and forks audible to spectators.
22 Friday • Dec. 22, 2017 WEEKEND JOURNAL THE DAILY JOURNAL

Dried fruit, ginger and cognac


come together as fruit compote By Elizabeth Karmel dried fruit and raisins that you might orange
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS have left over from holiday baking. 1 generous cup or an 8-ounce bag of
I season the compote lightly with a dried plums (prunes)
Fruit compote — or stewed fruit — is touch of nutmeg and vanilla, but a cin- 1 generous cup dried whole apricots
an old-fashioned thing that seems just namon stick would be nice if you have 1/2generous cup dried cherries
right for right now. one. I also don’t add any additional 1 tablespoon minced crystallized
The first time that I remember eating sugar as I find that dried fruit is sweet ginger, optional
it, I was at a childhood friend’s house enough. If you want to add a little 1 tablespoon cognac or Grand
and her mother served it as a side dish. sugar, I would add dark brown sugar to Marnier, optional but a very good addi-
Looking back, it could have been a give the compote a deeper sweet fla- tion
chew-able cocktail because her secret vor. And, as a nod to my friend’s moth- Bring water, apple cider, vanilla,
was to cook the fruit in sugar and er, Dottie, I add just a splash of salt, nutmeg to a boil in a heavy-bot-
water, and then cover it with brandy. It cognac. Just enough to add flavor and tomed 4-quart pot.
was so potent that it should have come enhance the natural fruit flavors but Add zest and dried fruit and stir.
with an age restriction. not so much that it becomes “drunken Bring back to a boil. Place the lid on
But, nonetheless, I never forgot my fruit!” the pot and reduce heat to a simmer.
first taste and the idea of stewed fruit. I My recipe is for about 3 cups of dried Simmer for 10 minutes or until fruit is
love to make all kinds of dried fruit fruit, but you can easily double or plump. Add the ginger and cognac if
compotes for topping simple desserts triple it, and it stays good in the refrig- using. Stir and turn off the heat. Let sit
— and oatmeal. I think of it as a sweet erator for a very long time. This year, I for 2-3 hours or until it has cooled to
relish, a condiment that is ready to am going to make a triple batch and room temperature.
make a slice of ordinary pound cake, or fill pint mason jars to give as hostess Place fruit and some of the liquid in a
a bowl of ice cream into a more excit- gifts during the busy holiday season. mason jar for storing and gift giving.
ing offering. But that’s not all, my Store in the refrigerator for about 1
Fruit compote is a sweet relish, a condiment that is ready to favorite use this time of year is to dress
DRIED FRUIT COMPOTE month.
make a slice of ordinary pound cake, or a bowl of ice cream into up humdrum bowl of oatmeal. It is a Servings: 10 Warm slightly before serving over
a more exciting offering. welcome change of pace from bananas Start to finish: 3 1/2 hours (Active oatmeal, pound cake, ice cream, rice
and/or raisins. time: 20 minutes) pudding, etc.
My favorite combination is dried 1 cup filtered water Nutrition information per serving:
prunes, apricots and cherries and a tiny 1 cup apple cider 121 calories; 1 calories from fat; 0 g
bit of minced crystallized ginger. But 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract fat (0 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 0 mg
if you have dried pears, they would be Pinch of salt cholesterol; 36 mg sodium; 30 g car-
lovely in there as well. This is also a 1/8teaspoon ground nutmeg bohydrate; 3 g fiber; 20 g sugar; 1 g
good way to use up all the little bits of Zest of a clementine or half an protein.
THE DAILY JOURNAL WEEKEND JOURNAL Friday • Dec. 22, 2017 23
CRIME
crimes during the holidays. signed for. Amazon now has lockers at
Calendar “It’s regional, everyone’s seeing a
significant increase. People are get-
a variety of locations where items can
be retrieved, or a shopper can ask the
item be held at their local post office
Continued from page 1 ting hit pretty hard because it just hap-
FRIDAY, DEC. 22 Read any title that fits the monthly
Wine and Chocolate Pairing theme. For more information contact pens so quickly, three to six seconds hold for pick up, Zuno and Von Glahn
Experience. 7:30 p.m. Byington valle@plsinfo.org. they’re in and out,” Von Glahn said. said.
Vineyard and Winery, 366 Main St., “Help us help you,” said San Mateo Because thieves aren’t looking to
Los Altos. $40 per person. For more Creative Cafe — Coloring for Sheriff’s Detective Sal Zuno also
police Sgt. Amanda Von Glahn. “And get caught and typically strike when
information call (408) 354-1111. Adults. 12:30 p.m. 840 W. Orange cautioned holiday shoppers to keep
Ave., South San Francisco. De-stress trust your intuition, if something they believe no one’s home, there are a
SATURDAY, DEC. 23 and stimulate creativity. Supplies their property safe.
doesn’t feel right, doesn’t look right, variety of ways to protect residences
San Mateo Firefighters’ Toys for provided. For more information con-
call us and we’ll come investigate.” “This time of year we tend to see a
Tots. All day. Hillsdale Shopping tact valle@plsinfo.org. depending on one’s budget. Security
Center, 60 31st Ave., San Mateo. The rash of burglaries occurred significant increase in property crimes
Donate toys to help this program Dash and Dot. 4 p.m. 840 W. Orange because crooks know people are out systems are ideal if a resident can
give aid to people in need. For more Ave., South San Francisco. Check out despite the department putting up afford it, including surveillance cam-
information call 345-8222. real, programmable robots. warning signs to both shoppers and shopping and they know people leave
Recommended for ages 8 and up. For those gifts they’ve taken all that time eras or the wireless doorbell with
Book Munchers Book Club. 4 p.m. more information contact
prospective thieves about the uptick video, Zuno said.
and police enforcement operations. In to get, they leave them in plain view
South San Francisco Main Library, valle@plsinfo.org.
840 W. Orange Ave., South San October alone, 75 cases were reported in their vehicles because they’re And don’t be shy about that invest-
Francisco. For children ages 5 to 8. For Inside the Gun Debate: To Hunt? To
in San Mateo, primarily at shopping busy,” Zuno said. “All those hours that ment. Just as important is to advertise
more information call 829-3860 or Defend? To Assault? 6:30 p.m. to
email ssfpladm@plsinfo.org. 7:30 p.m. Lifetree Cafe, 1095 Cloud centers with easy access to Highway you spent shopping for those gifts can you have surveillance system so peo-
Ave., Menlo Park. Participants will
101 or State Route 92, she said. be gone in less than a minute when a ple know they’re being watch, Von
Walt and Hans are: FRIGID. 8 p.m. hear various viewpoints and give crook smashes your window.” Glahn added. 
Dragon Productions Theatre Co., their own. For more information call Although a few arrests have been
2120 Broadway, Redwood City. 854-5897. made, the smash-and-grab thefts are a People should be sure to fully lock Even if you can’t afford a security
Admission is $17-20. For more infor- their cars, and take time after exiting system, there are other ways to protect
mation call 298-9165. THURSDAY, JAN. 4 common motive, she said.
Kids Coding: Junior Javascript. 4 People are warned to make sure cars their car to double check nothing is your home such as plugging lights
TUESDAY, DEC. 26 p.m. 840 W. Orange Ave., South San left in plain site from the vantage of a into timers that go off at varying times
Gentle Yoga. 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Francisco. Program computer games are locked and not leave anything in
150 San Mateo Road, Half Moon Bay. and create video animations. All skill plain sight, even empty bags. Because person walking by, he said. around the residence so it appears as
Taught by local certified instructors. levels welcome. For more informa-
burglars often canvass an area, shop- “We know everyone’s busy,” Zuno though someone’s there, Zuno said.
Cost $7. For more information call tion contact valle@plsinfo.org.
726-3110. pers should be aware of their surround- said, “but taking an extra minute will Many law enforcement agencies,
Winter Culinary Camps for Kids. 9 ings and are advised not to drop off save yourself from so much grief.” including San Mateo police and the
Capstone Research Assistance. a.m. to 4 p.m. Highlands Recreation
Noon. South San Francisco Main Center, 1851 Lexington Ave., San goods then leave the vehicle unattend- With the rise of the online shopper, Sheriff’s Office, have been posting a
Library, 840 W Orange Ave., South Mateo. Kids will learn to put together ed. Many of the recent San Mateo bur- the increase of package deliveries has variety of tips online and through
San Francisco. Get help finding print holiday menus, make recipes and social media. With the holidays in full
and online resources for a Capstone apply new techniques in cooking, glaries occurred while people dined become an easy target for thieves as
project. For more information con- baking, holiday table setting. $95. after shopping, Von Glahn said. well. There are a variety of precautions swing and the long weekend ahead,
tact ssfpladm@plsinfo.org. Signups required. For more informa- people can take to avoid that Amazon police are encouraging people to take
tion call (855) 485-2433. Using a window punch, thieves
Textile Tuesday: Winter Stocking can be in and out in a matter of sec- package from ending up in the wrong a variety of measures to avoid becom-
or Gift Bag. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 840 W. San Mateo Public Library Book onds. Even if it’s an empty bag, it hands. ing victims.
Orange Ave., South San Francisco. Discussion Group. 6:30 p.m. San
Make friends, learn shortcuts and Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third St., could be bait for a burglar and end up People can have goods delivered “We just have to remind people to
share knowledge with the group. For San Mateo. For more information call costing the owner hundreds of dol- where they know someone will be keep it in their heads. Because some-
more information contact 522-7849.
valle@plsinfo.org. lars to repair a broken window, she there, such as to an office or where a times the biggest mistake people can
FRIDAY, JAN. 5 said, noting San Mateo isn’t alone friend or family member will be home. make, is they become complacent,”
Zumba: Super Fun Workout. 5:30 CuriOdyssey First Friday Family
p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 150 San Mateo Night. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. CuriOdyssey, i n ex p eri en ci n g mo re o f t h es e People can also request a packaged be Zuno said.
Road, Half Moon Bay. For all fitness 1651 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo.
and experience levels. Costs $7. For Admission is $9.50 to $12.50. Swing

PROJECT
more information call 726-3110. into the weekend with music, sci- year. The company, which had raised one-half mile from the city’s joint
ence, food and fun. For more infor- millions in venture capital from Caltrain and BART station, according
Free Standup Comedy. 9 p.m. to mation call 342-7755.
10:30 p.m. Winters Tavern, 1522 notable names such as Ryan Seacrest to the report.
Francisco Blvd., Pacifica. Ages 21 and SATURDAY, JAN. 6 and Ashton Kutcher, closed its 12 loca- The station itself is slated to be an
over. For more information call 355- ABC Mouse — Bring Learning Continued from page 1
6162. Home. 10:30 a.m. 840 W. Orange tions near airports and sold its tech- epicenter of residential and commer-
Ave., South San Francisco. Visit the nology to Mercedes-Benz Research & cial development as two builders have
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 27 library for a demonstration of ABC the project and considered it an Development North America to beef up offered constructing a combined more
Creative Cafe-Coloring for Adults. Mouse. Recommended for children
ages 2 and up. For more information improvement from the existing surface the luxury car brand’s innovation lab than 700 residential units, more than
South San Francisco Main Library,
840 W. Orange Ave., South San contact valle@plsinfo.org. parking lot,” according to the report. for new services. 400,000 square feet of office space,
Francisco. For more information call
Excel for Teens. 1 p.m. 840 W. Orange
The site has largely laid vacant since Now its original site is slated to about 60,000 square feet of retail space
829-3860.
Ave., South San Francisco. Learn to it was last used by FlightCar in 2014, become 1,200 square feet of medical and a hotel.
San Mateo Professional Alliance create datasets, graphs and charts when the startup ran a service allowing
Networking Lunch. Noon. Mimi’s with Excel. Introductory lesson. For offices on the second floor for proper- Between the former FlightCar proj-
Cafe, 2208 Bridgepointe Parkway, San more information contact residents to rent their cars to those ty owners Tram Nguyen and Hoyman ect and the transit station is the Burger
Mateo. Meet new business connec- valle@plsinfo.org. coming from San Francisco Hong, who currently operate a joint King at 400 El Camino Real, where the
tions. New speakers each week. For International Airport.
more information call 430-6500. Roaming Readers. Oyster Point practice. Two residential units would fast-food restaurant has been proposed
Marina, 95 Harbor Master Road, FlightCar’s time in Millbrae was accompany the offices on the floor as for redevelopment into a 63-unit con-
Creative Cafe — Coloring for South San Francisco. Meet with other tumultuous and city officials pulled the
Adults. 12:30 p.m. 840 W. Orange readers to discuss favorite books well. dominium and office building. The
Ave., South San Francisco. Supplies while walking local trails. For more company’s conditional-use permit The ground floor is poised to serve project is still in its pre-planning
provided. For more information con- information contact because of reported issues including
tact valle@plsinfo.org. valle@plsinfo.org. as a lobby and parking garage with 16 phase and has not been yet vetted by
three rentals being stolen. Other spaces offered by a mechanical lift officials.
VR Oculus Demonstration. 4 p.m. TUESDAY, JAN. 9 issues included unapproved electrical system. The remaining six units, Considering the size and scope of
Grand Avenue Library, 306 Walnut Hawaiian Music Jam. 9 a.m. to 10:30
a.m. San Mateo Senior Center 2645 generator use, fire hazards and not expected to be about 1,300 square-feet, the variety of surrounding proposed
Ave., South San Francisco. Must be 13
years or older to use the Oculus Rift. Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. maintaining the landscape. Lawsuits would be spread across the top two projects, Cruz assessed city officials’
For more information contact ssf- Registration is required. Repeats on both sides followed the revocation.
pladm@plsinfo.org. every week on Tuesday until March 6, floors. welcoming attitude toward building.
2018. For more information call 522- Ultimately the company elected to The developer characterizes the site “The city is maximizing as much
Overcoming Hardship: A Father 7490. move to South San Francisco, where it
and Son Beat the Odds. 6:30 p.m. to
as a suitable space to construct transit- open space for development as they
7:30 p.m. Lifetree Cafe, 1095 Cloud Textile Tuesday: Sleep Mask. 1 p.m. operated until FlightCar shuttered last oriented development, as it sits only can,” he said.
Ave., Menlo Park. Life’s challenges will to 3 p.m. 840 W. Orange Ave., South
be explored. For more information San Francisco. Make friends, learn
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TumbleBooks — eBooks for Kids,
Tweens and Teenagers. 10:30 a.m.
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105 Education/Instruction 203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices Tundra Tundra Tundra
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #275776 STATEMENT #275978
TENNIS The following person is doing business
as: i-Haul Junk Removal, 552 Park Way,
The following person is doing business
as: Alfredo’s Market, 722 Linden Avenue,
LESSONS SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94080.
Registered Owner: Marco A. de Azevedo
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94080.
Registered Owner: Antonio R. Portillo,
E Souza, same address. The business 247 Aspen Avenue, So. San Francisco,
THROUGHOUT THE is conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
CA 94080. The business is conducted
by an Individual. The registrants com-
ENTIRE PENINSULA under the FBN on N/A. menced to transact business under the
/s/ Marco A. de Azevedo E Souza/ FBN on N/A.
This statement was filed with the Asses- /s/Antonio R. Portillo/
sor-County Clerk on 11/29/17. (Publish-
Now accepting ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 12/13/17. (Publish-
12/1/17, 12/8/17, 12/15/17, 12/22/17).
new students. ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/15/17, 12/22/17, 12/29/17, 1/5/18).
650-814-9737 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
www.toddwaibel.com STATEMENT #275763
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
The following person is doing business
STATEMENT #275766 Over the Hedge Over the Hedge Over the Hedge
as: MBIENZ, 206 Madison Ave, RED-
WOOD CITY, CA 94061. Registered The following person is doing business
Owner: Annie Quimby, same address. as: Service Unlimited, Inc., 1300 Industri-
110 Employment The business is conducted by an Individ- al Road #9, SAN CARLOS, CA 94070.
ual. The registrants commenced to Registered Owner: Service Unlimited,
AUTO-SMOG TECHNICIAN Half Moon transact business under the FBN on Inc., CA. The business is conducted by
Bay M-F 8-5 Please call (650)726-5989. 11/28/17. a Corporation. The registrants com-
/s/ Annie Quimby/ menced to transact business under the
This statement was filed with the Asses- FBN on 1977.
sor-County Clerk on 11/28/17. (Publish- /s/Dennis R. Imfeld/
CAREGIVERS ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/1/17, 12/8/17, 12/15/17, 12/22/17).
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 11/28/17. (Publish-
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
2 years experience 12/22/17, 12/29/17, 1/5/17, 1/12/18).
required. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #275715
The following person is doing business FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
as: Evolve Training Center, 170 South STATEMENT #275957
Immediate placement Spruce Ave. Unit D, SOUTH SAN FRAN- The following person is doing business
on all assignments. CISCO, CA 94080. Registered Owner: as: Jeff Straw Branding, 948 E Grant Pl,
JJ Performance Inc., CA. The business SAN MATEO, CA 94402. Registered
is conducted by a Corporation. The reg- Owner: Jeffrey Straw, same address.
203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices
Call istrants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on August 1, 2011.
The business is conducted by an Individ-
ual. The registrants commenced to
NOTICE OF PETITION TO
ADMINISTER ESTATE OF
jection to the petition and shows good
cause why the court should not grant au-
the estate, you may file with the court a
Request for Special Notice (form DE-
(650)777-9000 /s/ Mark Tabuso/
This statement was filed with the Asses-
transact business under the FBN on N/A.
/s/Jeffrey D. Straw/
James R. Flynn
Case Number: 17PRO01282
thority.
A hearing on the petition will be held in
154) of the filing of an inventory and ap-
praisal of estate assets or of any petition
sor-County Clerk on 11/21/17. (Publish- This statement was filed with the Asses- To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, con- this court as follows: JAN 22, 2018 at or account as provided in Probate Code
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, sor-County Clerk on 12/12/17. (Publish- tingent creditors, and persons who may 9:00 a.m., Superior Court of California, section 1250. A Request for Special No-
12/1/17, 12/8/17, 12/15/17, 12/22/17). otherwise be interested in the will or es- County of San Mateo, 400 County Cen- tice form is available from the court clerk.
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/22/17, 12/29/17, 1/5/17, 1/12/18). tate, or both, of James R. Flynn. A Peti- ter, Redwood City, CA 94063. Attorney for Petitioner:
tion for Probate has been filed by William If you object to the granting of the peti- Gregory J. Rubens
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME Flynn in the Superior Court of California, tion, you should appear at the hearing Aaronson, Dickerson, Cohn & Lanzone
STATEMENT #275901 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME County of San Mateo. The Petition for and state your objections or file written 1001 Laurel Street, Suite A
The following person is doing business Probate requests that William Flynn be objections with the court before the hear- SAN CARLOS, CA 94070
as: Millbrae Kebabs and Gyros, 675 STATEMENT #275986 appointed as personal representative to ing. Your appearance may be in person (650) 453-3919
Broadway, MILLBRAE, CA 94030. Reg- The following person is doing business administer the estate of the decedent. or by your attorney. FILED: 12/14/2017
istered Owner: Millbrae Kebabs and Gy- as: CURRNT, 1534 Plaza ln #209, BUR- The petition requests the decedent’s will If you are a creditor or a contingent cred- (Published in the San Mateo Daily Jour-
ros, Inc., CA. The business is conducted LINGAME, CA 94010. Registered Own- and codicils, if any, be admitted to pro- itor of the decedent, you must file your nal on 12/16/17, 12/22/17, 12/23/17 )
by a Corporation. The registrants com- er: Zachary John McDonnell, same ad- bate. The will and any codicils are availa- claim with the court and mail a copy to
menced to transact business under the dress. The business is conducted by an ble for examination in the file kept by the the personal representative appointed by
FBN on 12/06/17. Individual. The registrants commenced court. the court within the later of either (1) four
to transact business under the FBN on The petition requests authority to admin- months from the date of first issuance of
/s/Ercan Vural/ ister the estate under the Independent letters to a general personal representa-
This statement was filed with the Asses- N/A.
/s/Zachary John McDonnell/ Administration of Estates Act. (This au- tive, as defined in section 58(b) of the
sor-County Clerk on 12/6/17. (Published thority will allow the personal representa- California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days
in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/8/17, This statement was filed with the Asses- tive to take many actions without obtain- from the date of mailing or personal de-
12/15/17, 12/22/17, 12/29/17). sor-County Clerk on 12/13/17. (Publish- ing court approval. Before taking certain livery to you of a notice under sectioin
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, very important actions, however, the per- 9052 of the California Probate Code.Oth-
12/22/17, 12/29/17, 1/5/17, 1/12/18). sonal representative will be required to er California statutes and legal authority
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME give notice to interested persons unless may affect your rights as a creditor. You
STATEMENT #275598 they have waived notice or consented to may want to consult with an attorney
The following person is doing business FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME the proposed action.) The independent knowledgable in California law.
as: Thai Tamarind Restaurant, 1316 El STATEMENT #276043 administration authority will be granted You may examine the file kept by the
Camino Real, BELMONT, CA 94002. The following person is doing business unless an interested person files an ob- court. If you are a person interested in
Registered Owners: 1)Rungnapa S. as: CasaQuiros, 1030 Siskiyou Dr, MEN-
Skinner 2)Chalaoluk S. Santino 3) Siree- LO PARK, CA 94025. Registered Owner:
thorn Srisad, same address. The busi- Robert Lauro Quiros, same address.
ness is conducted by a General Partner- The business is conducted by an Individ- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Burlingame School District of San Mateo County, Califor-
ship. The registrants commenced to ual. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on Sep. nia, acting by and through the Governing Board, will receive sealed bids for the award of a con-
transact business under the FBN on July tract for:
27, 2017. 1, 2017.
/s/Rungnapa S. Skinner/ /s/Robert Lauro Quiros/
This statement was filed with the Asses- This statement was filed with the Asses- Bid #15-T101: BSD Structured Cabling, eRate Public Works, Project
sor-County Clerk on 11/8/2017. (Publish- sor-County Clerk on 12/19/17. (Publish-
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
12/8/17, 12/15/17, 12/22/17, 12/29/17). Bids will be received at the District Office, 1825 Trousdale Dr., Burlingame, CA. 94010 no later
12/22/17, 12/29/17, 1/5/17, 1/12/18).
than 1:00 P.M. on February 15, 2018 at which time and place said bids will be opened.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #275682
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME Scope of Work: Upgrade existing copper and fiber cabling infrastructure, with a compatible, turn-
STATEMENT #275955 key, CAT6 copper and 10G (multimode) fiber cabling solution at 2 school sites. There are ap-
The following person is doing business The following person is doing business
as: Dark horse Framing, 1711 South El as: Cognis Educational Consulting, 32 proximately 600 CAT6 drops and approximately 5,000 feet of fiber runs, within the two sites. The
Camino Real, SAN MATEO, CA 94402. system will perform at a min of 1Gb for copper transport (LAN) and a minimum of 10Gb (multi-
Registered Owner: Julie Yvonne Long, Amaryllis Ct, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO,
304 Hillside Dr., Woodside, CA 94062. CA 94080. Registered Owner: Elaine mode) for fiber transport on the campus backbone. The District’s existing structured copper ca-
The business is conducted by an Individ- Lao Tanlimco, same address. The busi- bling system is Leviton.
ual. The registrants commenced to ness is conducted by an Individual. The
transact business under the FBN on . registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness under the FBN on N/A. Each bid shall be accompanied by a Bid Form, Bid Bond, Designation of Subcontractors,
/s/Julie Y Long/ NonCollusion Affidavit, completed Statement of Experience, Certification of Workers’ Compensa-
This statement was filed with the Asses- /s/Elaine Lao-Tanlimco/
sor-County Clerk on 11/17/2017. (Pub- This statement was filed with the Asses- tion, Certification Page, DIR Requirements, Fingerprinting Notice and Agreement and Certifica-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal, sor-County Clerk on 12/11/17. (Publish- tion of Drug-Free Workplace as required by the Information For Bidders. The District reserves the
12/8/17, 12/15/17, 12/22/17, 12/29/17). ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, right to reject, as non-responsive, any bid submitted without these forms completed. Bid submis-
12/22/17, 12/29/17, 1/5/17, 1/12/18).
sion must be in a sealed envelope bearing on the outside the name of the bidder, the address,
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME “Bid Number” and a description of the bid. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to see that the
STATEMENT #275774 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME bid is received in proper time. Any bid received after the scheduled closing time for receipt of
The following person is doing business STATEMENT #276066 bids will be returned to the bidder unopened.
as: 1)Financial Solutions 2)FinancialSol- The following person is doing business
NEWSPAPER INTERNS utions.io, 1901 Garden Dr. Apt. 109, as: Atherton Park Forest, 1670 El Cami-
BURLINGAME, CA 94010. Registered no Real, MENLO PARK, CA 94025. Reg- A mandatory pre-bid job-walk / on, January 16, 2018, starting promptly at 9:00 A.M. Prospective
JOURNALISM Owner: John H Fullen, same address. istered Owner: Hacienda Garden Proper- bidders are to meet at Burlingame School District, District Office, 1825 Trousdale Dr., Burlin-
The Daily Journal is looking for in- The business is conducted by an Individ-
terns to do entry level reporting, re- ties, LLC, CA. The business is conduct- game, Ca. 94010. Be on time. There will be no late entries. It is your responsibility to plan ac-
ual. The registrants commenced to ed by a Limited Liability Company. The
search, updates of our ongoing fea-
transact business under the FBN on registrants commenced to transact busi-
cordingly. We are asking that all prospective bidders email, csmith@burlingameschools.org, to
tures and interviews. Photo interns al- confirm your attendance at the job walk and to send a list of attendees.
so welcome. 11/27/2017. ness under the FBN on 12/15/2017.
/s/John H Fullen/ /s/Nicholas Gera/
We expect a commitment of four to This statement was filed with the Asses- This statement was filed with the Asses- If any person submitting a proposal is in doubt as to the true meaning of any part of the specifica-
eight hours a week for at least four sor-County Clerk on 11/29/2017. (Pub- sor-County Clerk on 12/20/17. (Publish-
months. The internship is unpaid, but lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal, tions or other contract documents, or finds discrepancies in, or omissions from contract docu-
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, ments, requests may be submitted by email to Curtis Smith for an interpretation or correction
intelligent, aggressive and talented in- 12/8/17, 12/15/17, 12/22/17, 12/29/17). 12/22/17, 12/29/17, 1/5/17, 1/12/18).
terns have progressed in time into thereof as follows:
paid correspondents and full-time re-
porters. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #275889 Curtis Smith
College students or recent graduates The following person is doing business STATEMENT #276065
are encouraged to apply. Newspaper as: Law Office of Maria Segarra, 1001 The following person is doing business
experience is preferred but not neces- as: DHW Insurance Brokers, 400 Sea- Director of Technology
Bayhill Drive, Second Floor, SAN BRU-
sarily required. NO, CA 94066. Registered Owner: Ma- port Court #105, REDWOOD CITY, CA
ria Segarra Gaudio, 278 Monroe Dr, #1, 94063. Registered Owner: Dorsey, Ha- Burlingame School District
Please send a cover letter describing Mountain View, CA 94040. The business zeltine, Morgan & Wynne, CA. The busi-
your interest in newspapers, a resume ness is conducted by a Corporation. The
and three recent clips. Before you ap- is conducted by an Individual. The regis- csmith@burlingameschools.org.
trants commenced to transact business registrants commenced to transact busi-
ply, you should familiarize yourself ness under the FBN on 1-1-17.
with our publication. Our Web site: under the FBN on 12/1/2017.
www.smdailyjournal.com. /s/Maria Segarra Gaudio/ /s/Trish Daley/ Answers will be provided as a numbered addendum. Ex: BSD Structured Cabling
This statement was filed with the Asses- This statement was filed with the Asses-
Send your information via e-mail to sor-County Clerk on 12/5/2017. (Publish- sor-County Clerk on 12/20/17. (Publish- If it becomes necessary to revise any part of this RFP, an addendum to the RFP will be provided
news@smdailyjournal.com or by reg- ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
ular mail to 1900 Alameda de las Pul- 12/8/17, 12/15/17, 12/22/17, 12/29/17). 12/22/17, 12/29/17, 1/5/17, 1/12/18). in writing to all Proposers on USAC’s EPC Portal as well as the Burlingame SD’s website
gas #112, San Mateo CA 94403 (http://www.burlingameschools.org/technology). It shall be the responsibility of the potential con-
tractors to inquire of Burlingame SD as to any addenda issued. This may be done by contacting
Curtis Smith by email at csmith@burlingameschools.org. Burlingame SD is required to post both
this RFP and Form 470 on the USAC EPC Portal site. All Questions and responses and/or Ad-
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DOLL HOUSE w/ furniture $50.00 new
joe (650)573-5269 DINING TABLE (36"x54") and 4 match- 310 Misc. For Sale
Logan Aaron Chavez pida al secretario de la corte que le dé ing chairs, sturdy oak, cost $600, sell for
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: un formulario de exención de pago de $250 .(650)-654-1930. 500-600 BIG Band-era 78's--most mint,
Petitioner: Logan Aaron Chavez filed a cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a AIR CONDITIONER 10000 BTU w/re- “GAMBINA” SCARLETT O’Hara doll. no sleeves--$50 for all-(650)574-5459
petition with this court for a decree tiempo, puede perder el caso por incum- mote. Slider model fits all windows. LG $25. 650-888-9314. DRESSER 4-DRAWER in Belmont for
changing name as follows: plimiento y la corte le podrá quitar su su- brand $199 runs like new. (650)235- $75. Good condition; good for children. BESSY SMALL Evening Hand Bag With
0898 LARGE STUFFED ANIMALS - $3 each
Present Name: Logan Aaron Chavez eldo, dinero y bienes sin más adverten- Great for Kids (650) 952-3500 Call (650)678-8585 Beige Cord $75.00 (650)678-5371
Proposed Name: Logan Aaron Stone cia.
Hay otros requisitos legales. Es reco- AIR CONDITIONER, Portable, 14,000 DREXEL HEADBOARD $50. (650)589- BIFOLD SHUTTERS 2x28”x79 $10.00
BTU, Commercial Cool model ROLLERBLADES, GOOD condition.
THE COURT ORDERS that all persons mendable que llame a un abogado inme- Size 10 $25 OBO. Please call (650)745- 0764 (650)544-5306
interested in this matter shall appear be- diatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, CPN14XC9, almost like new! All acces-
sories plus remote included. 6309 BOBBY HULL Hockey Game Great
fore this court at the hearing indicated puede llamar a un servicio de remisión a ENTERTAINMENT CENTER for $50.
below to show cause, if any, why the pe- abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abo- 20” x 16-5/8” x 33-1/2” $245 OBO. Good shape, blonde, about 5' high. Cont. ,1960’s $50 (415)269-4784
(650)345-1835 STAR WARS Celebration 3 Darth Vader
tition for change of name should not be gado, es posible que cumpla con los $20 new w/case Dan (650)303-3568 (650)726-4102
CAPTEL PHONE Message on it’s
granted. Any person objecting to the requisitos para obtener servicios legales screen. Like new used twice $25
name changes described above must file gratuitos de un programa de servicios le- AIR POT keeps 2.5 liters (84 oz) hot or GLIDER rocker and ottoman, oak, excel-
a written objection that includes the rea- gales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar cold all day $19.95 (650)595-3933 302 Antiques lent condition. $100 (650)345-5644. (650)871-8907
sons for the objection at least two court estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio COLEMAN LXE Roadtrip Grill - CASH REGISTER Parts; Much Skin Not
days before the matter is scheduled to web de California Legal Services, HEIRLOOM 1920 hand quilted bed- IKEA DRESSER, black, 3 shelf. 23" x
Red Brand New! (still in box) $100 spread. 96" sq. Grandma's Garden pat- 15"deep x 50" high. $65. (650)598-9804. Guts $500 (415)269-4784
be heard and must appear at the hearing (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), en el Centro (650)918-9847
to show cause why the petition should de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, tern, 2 scalloped edges. $99. (650)556- DOORS FRENCH 2x28”x79” w/5 lights
9708 IKEA TABLE, black 58" x 21" x 14" high.
not be granted. If no written objection is (www.sucorte.ca.gov) o poniéndose en ELECTRIC STOVE From Sears $ 30. (650)598-9804. $12.00 (650)544-5306
timely filed, the court may grant the peti- contacto con la corte o el colegio de abo- Excellent Condition $225
tion without a hearing. A hearing on the gados locales. AVISO: Por ley, la corte MAHOGANY ANTIqUE Secretary desk, LIVING ROOM Table, good condition. LIONEL CHRISTMAS Holiday expan-
Please Call (650)244-9267 72” x 40” , 3 drawers, Display case, bev- sion Set. New OB $99 (650)368-7537
petition shall be held on 1/3/18 at 9 a.m., tiene derecho a reclamar las cuotas y los $30. (415)231-4825
Dept. PJ at 400 County Center, Red- costos exentos por imponer un grava- elled glass, $150. (650)766-3024.
GOOD MICROWAVE 1100 watt $40 Da- LIONEL WESTERN Union Pass car and
wood City, CA 94063. A copy of this Or- men sobre cualquier recuperación de ly City (415) 231-4825. LOVE CHAIR, velour, tan. $45.
der to Show Cause shall be published at $10,000 ó más de valor recibida me- REED ORGAN, antique, completely re- (808)631-1365. dining car. New OB $99 (650)368-7537
least once each week for four successive diante un acuerdo o una concesión de MFG H20LABS Model 300 exc cond stored, $200 OBO. Call if interested.
weeks prior to the date set for hearing on arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil. (650)458-3254. NEW DELUXE Twin Folding Bed, Lin- LUGGAGE, RED, 21" NEW Samsonite
counter top $25 Burl (650)248-3839. Spinner,$50.00. (650)729-3000
the petition in the following newspaper of Tiene que pagar el gravamen de la corte ens, cover, Cost $618. Sale $250. Must
general circulation: antes de que la corte pueda desechar el REFRIGERATOR COMPACT made by TWO ANTIqUE Treadle Sewing Ma- Sell! (650) 875-8159.
San Mateo Daily Journal caso. emerson $25.00 good shape joe chine; Singer and the other is in working
condition; Call to discuss pricing. NEW TWIN Mattress set plus frame NEGRINI FENCING Epee mask size M
Filed: 11/20/2017 The name and address of the court is (El (650)573-5269 & France Lames 5 epee blade $95
/s/Susan Irene Etezadi/ nombre y dirección de la corte es): Supe- (650)458-3254 $30.00 (650) 347-2356
(415)260-6940
Judge of the Superior Court rior Court, 400 County Center, Civil Divi- ROOM HEATER Electric 1320 Watts, Ar-
OFFICE SWIVEL Chair, good condition.
Dated: 11/17/2017
(Published 12/1/17, 12/8/17, 12/15/17,
sion, REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063. The
name, address, and telephone number of
vin Air Fan Forced Automatic $5.
(650)952-3500
303 Electronics $25. (415)231-4825 POWERTEL PHONE for hard of hearing.
Like new used 1 month. $20. (650)871-
12/22/17) plaintiff's attorney, or plaintiff without an 53 MISC DVDs. Mostly Movies. Like OFFICE TABLE, 24"x48" HD. folding 8907
attorney, is (El nombre, la dirección y el SEWING MACHINE-ROYAL XL 6000 New. $50. 650-204-0587. legs each end. 500# capacity. Cost
número de teléfono del abogado del de- Dressmaker Sewing Machine. $150. $130. Sell $60, (650)591-4141 PREMIUM MOVING blankets good con-
mandante, o del demandante que no (650)342-8436. dition $10.00 each (650 ) 504 -6057
ANTARES DOLLARS Bill Changer ma-
tiene abogado, es): chines never used for small bus. $95
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR Roger Reynolds, Esq. (SBN 127803) SHOWTIME ROTISSERIE used once OFFICE TYPE 34"X 60" heavy solid SAMSONITE 26" tan hard-sided suit
$90. Call (650)347-1458 no ans/eave (650)992-4544.
CHANGE OF NAME Law Offices of Roger S. Reynolds wood with formica wood grain top $25 case, lt. wt., wheels, used once/like new.
CASE# 17CIV05702 One Embarcadero Ctr., Ste.500 message. (650) 787-9753 $45. (650)328-6709
BLAUPUNKT AM/FM/CD Radio and Re-
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94111 ceiver with Detachable Face asking
COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, FILED: 5/2/2017 SINGER SEWING Machine. Good condi- ORNATE LARGE BOOKCASE: Two SILK SAREE 6 yards new nice color.for
tion. $45 obo. San Mateo. Please call $100. (650)593-4490
400 COUNTY CENTER RD, DATE (Fecha): 5/2/2017 Pieces 5Ft across by 7ft tall Paid $2500 $35 only. Call(650)515-2605 for more in-
REDWOOD CITY CA 94063 Clerk (Secretario) by, Rodina M. Catala- (650)745-6309 after 5:00 pm. asking $500 CALL(650)345-9199. formation.
KINDLE FIRE 8 in. Case and Charger
PETITION OF no incl. 64 gig $40 Jeff (650)208-5758
Angela Monique Gerhardt Deputy (Adjunto) Nima Mokhtarani SMITH CORONA typewriter and table ORNATE MAHOGANY headboard with SINK, 33”X22” Top mount with faucet,
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: (SEAL) M120 $25 (650)888-9314 MOTOROLA BRAVO MB 520 (android gold trim $60. (650)589-0764 $15.00 (650)544-5306
Petitioner: Angela Monique Gerhardt UNITAP STANDARD centerset bath- 4.1 upgrade) smart phone 35$ 8GB SD
filed a petition with this court for a decree (Published in the San Mateo Daily Jour- card Belmont (650)595-8855 PINE DOUBLE/qUEEN head/foot board SLR LENS Pentax 28-90mm f3.5-5.6
nal: 12/1/17, 12/8/17, 12/15/17, room chrome faucet, complete, $10, with metal frame $35/obo. (650)646- Pentax K Mount $25 (650)436-7171
changing name as follows: (650)595-3933
Present Names: 1)Angela Monique Cartt 12/22/17) ONKYO AV Receiver HT-R570 .Digital 8530
2)Angela Monique Gerhardt 3)Angela Surround, HDMI, Dolby, Sirius Ready, SLR LENS Sigma 28-105mm f3.8-5.6
VACUUM CLEANER Dyson (fully recon- PORTABLE MASSAGE Table (Sierra Sigma SA Mount $25 (650)436-7171
Monique Pannu dition) $50 Call Ed (415)298-0645 Cinema Filter.$95/ Offer (650)591-2393
Proposed Name: Angela Puertas Cartt Comfort). Very good condition. $50.
(650)871-1778. SUITCASE, GREEN, hard-side, 21”x15”,
WHIRLPOOL WASHER DRYER, GE SAMSUNG FLAT TV 20" ex.co.incl. good condition, photo available, $15.
THE COURT ORDERS that all persons Refrigerator all working and in good con- VCR ,set up $70. (650)992-4544 (650)392-4841
interested in this matter shall appear be- dition all for $99.00 (650)315-3240. RETRO HUTCH Needs refinishing other-
fore this court at the hearing indicated wise good condition. Top detaches from
below to show cause, if any, why the pe-
304 Furniture bottom $25. (650)712-9962 SUITCASES (2), BLUE, hard-side,
297 Bicycles 24”x16” and 26”x18”. Photo available.
tition for change of name should not be $35 for both. (650)392-4841
granted. Any person objecting to the 2 WALNUT 3-drawer nitestands. Tops SEWING STORAGE cabinet, Custom
name changes described above must file ADULT BIKES 1 regular and 2 with bal- need work but very good cond. $20/ea made wood perfect condition $75.
(650)952-3466. (650)483-1222 SUITCASES (2), teal, soft-side, 25”x17”
a written objection that includes the rea- loon tires $30 Each (650) 347-2356 and 29”x19”. Like new. Photo available.
sons for the objection at least two court 210 Lost & Found ANTIqUE DINING table for six people SOFABED, VELOUR, tan, Excellent $40 for both. (650)392-4841
days before the matter is scheduled to CHILD’S SCHWINN BICYCLE, BLUE in
be heard and must appear at the hearing LOST CAT. Black and White. Black good condition. $20. (650) 355-5189. with chairs $99. (650)580-6324 condition. $75. (808)631-1365.
TAYLOR-TOT(1947) MY First Ride $20
to show cause why the petition should patch on right eye. REWARD. (415)269-4784
not be granted. If no written objection is NEW 12" girls bike w/ training wheels ANTIqUE MOHAGANY Bookcase. Four SOLID WOOD Entertainment Center-
Call (323) 439-7713. TurnTable, Am-Fm, Eight Track, Built In
timely filed, the court may grant the peti- $75.00 (650) 347-1458 no ans/leave feet tall. $75. (415) 282-0966. TRAIN-COLOR PRINT by John Hugh
tion without a hearing. A hearing on the mes Speakers, Sony 26’ Smart T.V.(68.75 in.
LOST VINTAGE White Gold Diamond X 25.5inch X28inch) $500 o.b.o Coker $50 Call (650)344-4756
petition shall be held on 01/31/18 at 9 ARMCHAIR GOOD condition $55.
Ring 12/12 Redwood City/San Carlos (650)266-3184 (925)482-5742 UNIDEN HARLEY Davidson Gas Tank
a.m., Dept. PJ at 400 County Center,
Redwood City, CA 94063. A copy of this
REWARD! Please Call Sharon (650)868- 298 Collectibles phone. $100 or best offer. (650)863-8485
1786 BARZILAY RECORD - fine walnut cre- TWIN BED, mattress, box spring, frame
Order to Show Cause shall be published
at least once each week for four succes- FRAMED LEBRON James painting, denza, 72” x 14.5”H. $100. (650)804- $ 50. (650)598-9804. WATER STORAGE TANK, brand new,
sive weeks prior to the date set for hear- Books 25"x21"; $99-will text photo; (650)591- 3947. Menlo Park. 275 gallons. 48" x 46" x 39" $225.
9769, San Carlos USED BEDROOM Furniture, FREE. Call (650)771-6324
ing on the petition in the following news- (650)573-7381.
paper of general circulation: 10 NEAL Asher Space SF Books. Agent BEIGE SOFA $99. Excellent Condition
(650) 315-2319
San Mateo Daily Journal
Filed: 12/18/2017
Cormac. Like new. $50. (650) 204-0587.
HUMMELS (2) 1980’s $20 ea. Call
WALL UNIT/ROOM Divider. Simple 311 Musical Instruments
BRAND NEW Japanese Cotton Futton- lines. Breaks down for transportation.
/s/Susan Irene Etezadi/ JAMES PATTERSON hardback books. (650)344-4756. $25.(650)712-9962 leave message CHROMATIC HARMONICA: Horner
Judge of the Superior Court Twin Size 72”x40”x5”-$75
2 @ $3.00 each. (650)341-1861 (650)839-1064. The 64 Chomonica, German Made $180,
Dated: 12/15/2017 LENNOX RED Rose, Unused, hand WALNUT CHEST, small (4 drawer with (650)278-5776.
(Published 12/22/17, 12/29/17, 1/5/18, NICHOLAS SPARKS hardback books. painted, porcelain, authenticity papers, upper bookcase $50. (650)726-6429
1/12/18) $12.00. (650) 578 9208. CARPET RUNNER: 16ft.X26 Wide. Col-
2 @ $3.00 each. Call (650)341-1861 or: floral design. good condition WOOD - wall Unit - 30" long x 6' tall x
$45.00. (650)266-3184 17.5" deep. $90. (650)631-9311 EPIPHONE LES Paul 100th
qUALITY BOOKS used and rare. World MILLER LITE Neon sign , work good Anniversary Custom Electric Guitar.
& US History and classic American nov- $59 call (650)218-6528 COAT/HAT STAND, solid wood, for your WOOD-GRAIN LAMINATE Kitchen table Mint. $600.00 650 421 5469
els. $5 each obo (650)345-5502 mountain cabin/house. $25. (650)520- 3’x4’ plus 1’ leaf, 2 chairs. Photo availa-
SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL) STAR WARS Action figure: Qui-Gon EXCELLENT VIOLIN, previously owned,
CASE NUMBER (Número del Caso): 7045 ble $35 (650)392-4841.
THE HALO Forerunner saga. 3 books. Jinn (Jedi Knight), mint-in package. $10 first violinist SF Symphony, Mellow
16CIV00956. Steve (650)518-6614. sound. Dated 1894. $5,500/best offer.
NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: DOLLAR Like new. Great gift! $25. (650) 204-0587 COMMODE, GOOD condition. $20 obo. WOODEN BED frame, single or 3/4 size.
Please call (650)745-6309 over 100 years Very good condition. $20. (415)751-2416
TREE STORES, INC., a business entity, USA MILITARY police helmet, with liner,
MA VIRGINIA BRIONES, and DOES 2 V.LOGVINOV, UNUSUAL Journey to the (650)322-9598
Country of Cyclic Arithmetic, 2017, Rus- Vietnam era $60 (650)591-9769 San COMPUTER SWIVEL CHAIR. Padded FENDER MUSTANG I guitar amplifier
TO 10, inclusive. 70 watts 8-guitar settings.with cover.
sian, 104p $25 (650)638-1695 Carlos. Leather. $80. (650) 455-3409 306 Housewares $80. (650)421-5469
YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF:
LYDIA M. CAPILI CARPET 10 X 14 Area Rug peach (ny- FENDER MUSTANG ll guitar amplifier
lon) good cond. $99 (415)990-6134 110 watts 8-guitar settings, with cover.
NOTICE! You have been sued. The court $130.00 (650)421-5469
may decide against you without your be- COMPLETE SET OF CHINA - Windsor
ing heard unless you respond within 30 Garden, Noritake. Four place-settings, FOR SALE:
days. Read the information below. 20-pieces in original box, never used. Epiphone Les Paul Custom
You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after $250 per box (3 boxes available). Prophecy Electric Guitar. Mint.
this summons and legal papers are (650)342-5630 $625.00, 650 421 5469.
served on you to file a written response
at this court and have a copy served on CRYSTAL (LEADED glass) lamp $30.
the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not Can send picture. (650)464-7860 HUGE LUDWIG Drum Set Silver Sparkle
protect you. Your written response must & Chrome, Zelgian, Pasite & Sabian
be in proper legal form if you want the FIREPLACE CANDELABRA with 5 bat- Cymbals, 24 in. Timpany $4,300
court to hear your case. There may be a tery-operated candles $30.00, (415)990- (650)369-8013.
court form that you can use for your re- 6134
sponse. You can find these court forms PIANO, UPRIGHT, in excellent condi-
and more information at the California
Courts Online Self-Help Center 308 Tools tion. Asking $345. (650)366-4769
(www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), your UPRIGHT PIANO. In tune. Fair condi-
county law library, or the courthouse AIR COMPRESSOR 125PSI Excellent tion. FREE. (650) 533-4886.
nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing condition $25. Call Ed (415)298-0645
fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver YAMAHA ACOUSTIC Guitar, model
form. If you do not file your response on ANTIqUE IRON Hand Drills. 3 available FG830 electric. $400.00 (650)421-5469
time, you may lose the case by default, at $30 each. (650)339-3672 Ron
and your wages, money, and property ZILJIAN CYMBALS with stands, 21”
may be taken without further warning AS NEW Slkillsaw 7 1/4", 3/4 HP, with 6' ride, 18” crash. Paistie 18” crash - $99
from the court. cord, $19.95, (650)595-3933. (916)826-5964
There are other legal requirements. You
may want to call an attorney right away.
If you do not know an attorney, you may
“BREAK-DOWN” PORTO-POWER En- 312 Pets & Animals
gine crane. Excellent condition but sold
want to call an attorney referral service. If “as is” $99 (650)347-7949 Jr. AIRLINE CARRIER for cats, pur. from
you cannot afford an attorney, you may Southwest Airlines, $25, 2 available. Call
be eligible for free legal services from a CORDLESS DRILL 9.6 volt, great condi- (505)228-1480 local.
nonprofit legal services program. You tion, weak battery, $10 (650)595-3933
can locate these nonprofit groups at the
California Legal Services Web site ONE KENNEL Cab ll one Pet Taxi ani-
CRAFTSMAN 9" Radial Arm Saw with 6" mal carriers 26x16. Excellent cond. $60..
(www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), the Califor- dado set. No stand. $55 (650)341-6402
nia Courts Online Self-Help Center (650)593-2066
(www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), or by ROCKWELL ROUTER with 6 blades-
contacting your local court or county bar PARROT CAGE, Steel, Large - approx
very good condition $20 (650)992-8321 4 ft by 4 ft, Excellent condition $300 best
association. NOTE: The court has a stat-
utory lien for waived fees and costs on offer. (650)245-4084
SHOPSMITH MARK V 50th Anniversary
any settlement or arbitration award of most attachments. $1,500/OBO.
$10,000 or more in a civil case. The PET CARRIER for small dog or cat in ex-
(650)504-0585 cellent condition $30. Claudia (650) 349-
court's lien must be paid before the court
will dismiss the case. ¡AVISO! Lo han 6059
demandado. Si no responde dentro de SKILL 7313 3/4 HP belt sander, 4 belts,
30 días, la corte puede decidir en su manual, perfect, $29.95. (650)595-3933 PET TAXI Animal Carrier. Brand: Delux
contra sin escuchar su versión. Lea la in- Nature Miracle - Excellent Condition for
formación a continuación. VINTAGE CRAFTSMAN Jig Saw. Circa $25. Call (650)349-6059.
Tiene 30 DÍAS DE CALENDARIO de- 1947. $60. (650)245-7517
PETMATE COMPASS Dog Crate used
spués de que le entreguen esta citación only 1 week $40. (650)872-2244.
y papeles legales para presentar una re- VINTAGE SHOPSMITH and BAND
spuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer SAW, good shape. $300/obo. Call
que se entregue una copia al deman- (650)342-6993
dante. Una carta o una llamada telefóni- 316 Clothes
ca no lo protegen. Su respuesta por es-
crito tiene que estar en formato legal cor- GENUINE LADIES Mink Fur Jacket,
recto si desea que procesen su caso en X-ACTO DELUXE Complete woodcarv- $50.00 Call: (650)368-0748.
la corte. Es posible que haya un formu- ing set-new $15 (650)992-8321
28 Friday • Dec. 22, 2017 THE DAILY JOURNAL

316 Clothes Garage Sales 620 Automobiles 625 Classic Cars 640 Motorcycles/Scooters 670 Auto Parts
5 BOXES male & female square dance CHEVROLET ‘86 ASTROVAN, 63K CHEVY ‘55 BEL AIR 2 door, Standard BMW ‘03 F650 GS, $3899 OBO. Call BRIDGESTONE ALENZA 235/65R17,
clothing. Excellent Condition. As a miles, $3800 (650)481-5296 Transmission V8 Motor, non-op $22,000 (650) 995-0003 $50. Excellent condition, 80k warranty,
bunch $200 Maryann (650)574-4439. GARAGE SALES CHEVY ‘10 HHR . 68K. EXCELLENT
obo. (650)952-4036.
HONDA 305 Head, 2 blocks, X-tras.
used less than 10k. (650)593-4490

FAUX FUR Coat Woman's brown multi ESTATE SALES CONDITION. $8888. (650)274-8284. CHEVY ‘86 CORVETTE. Automatic. $500 (415)269-4784 FORD FALCON Engine 1968 V8 289
color in excellent condition 3/4 93,000 miles. Sports Package.$6,800 Long Block 2 Barrow-Includes, Intake
length $50 (650)692-8012 CHEVY HHR ‘08 - Grey, spunky car MOTORCYCLE SADDLEBAGS, and Exhaust, Manifolds, Oil Pans, Timing
Make money, make room! loaded, even seat warmers, $9,500. obo. (650) 952-4036. with mounting hardware and other parts
(408)807-6529. $35. Call (650)670-2888 Injection or Carburetor-Call Cliff
LADIES SEqUIN dress, blue, size XL, (650)504-4159
pure silk lining, $40.00, (650) 578-9208 List your upcoming DODGE ‘99 MAINTENANCE Van, ,
CORVETTE ‘69 350 4-SPEED. 50K
MILES. $18.500. I’ll trade it for a Stinson
MEN'S STETSON hat, size large, new, garage sale, $2,500 OBO Good condition. Call Beach property. (650)481-5296. 645 Boats FREE: 2 unmounted tires V.G. condition
(650)481-5296 for Toyota, incl Prius 124 Myrtle Burlin-
rim, solid black, large, great gift. $40
(650) 578-9208
moving sale, FORD ‘50 4-Door Sedan, Automatic 2003 P-15 West Wight Potter sailboat, game (in driveway)
excellend condition. $4,500. Call
estate sale, GOT AN OLDER Transmission, 302V8 $1,200. (650)347-2559 MERCEDES BENZ 19 inch AMG Rim
NEW WITH tags Wool or cotton Men's (650)346-9586.
pullover sweaters (XL) $15/each yard sale, CAR, BOAT, OR RV? one only for sale $50 (650)814-9737 to
arrange pick up.
MALIBU 24 ft with tower. Completely re-
(650)952-3466 rummage sale, Do the humane thing. MERCEDES ‘79 450 SL with hard top.
Completely rebuilt. 20K obo. (650)851- built and re-finished. Boat and Motor.
Donate it to the MIRROR MOUNT, radar detector brack-
PARIS HILTON purse white & silver un- clearance sale, or Humane Society. 0878
20K obo. (650)851-0878.
et. Fits Escort 95001x 8500 x50/70 s55.
used, about 12" long x 9" high
$23. (650)592-2648 whatever sale you Call 1- 800-943-8412 SEA RAY 16 FT . I/B. $1,200. Needs $20. 650-204-0587
Upholstery. Call (650)898-5732.
TUXEDO SIZE 40, black, including white
have... 630 Trucks & SUV’s PEERLESS TIRE Chains, used a few
shirt, excellent cond. $50 (650)355-5189 LINCOLN ‘02 Navigator, excellent condi- 670 Auto Service times. Fits several sizes P165-225. $20
tion. Runs great! Must sell! $4,400/obo. FORD ’96 F-150 5-spd stick shift, 6-cyl- obo. (650)745-6309
WILSON LEATHER Lady Jacket. Small, Reach over 83,450 readers (650)342-4227. inder 132K miles, $3,550.00 firm good
like new. $45. (808)863-1136. from South San Francisco condition Original owner (650)340-8841 WHITE STAR Tire Chains, never used.
WILSON LEATHER, burgundy lady jack- to Palo Alto. MAZDA ‘12 CX-7 SUV Excellent con-
Steve.
AA SMOG P195/75R14. $25 obo. (650)745-6309.
et, Small, like new $45 (808)863-1136 in your local newspaper. dition One owner Fully loaded Low TOYOTA ‘00 Tundra Sr5 in a great Complete Repair & Service
miles reduced $18,995 obo (650)520- shape, 150k miles, 4x4, automatic, V8 $29.75 plus certificate fee 680 Autos Wanted
4650
318 Sports Equipment Call (650)344-5200 Cyl. $1500. Call or text: (209)265-1393
(most cars)
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Famed conductor accused of sexual misconduct


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS hotel suite, his dressing room, an elevator Dutoit, who holds the titles of conductor globe as a guest conductor.
and the darkness of backstage. laureate of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Citing the “extremely troubling” allega-
SAN FRANCISCO — Three opera The women accuse the 81-year-old artis- conductor emeritus of the NHK Symphony tions contained in the AP story, the
singers and a classical musician say that tic director and principal conductor of Orchestra in Tokyo, did not respond to Boston Symphony Orchestra said later
world-renowned conductor Charles Dutoit London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra multiple attempts to reach him through Thursday Dutoit would “no longer appear
sexually assaulted them — physically of sexual misconduct on the sidelines of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and his as a guest conductor.”
restraining them, forcing his body rehearsals and performances in five cities office in Montreal. All four women said the Swiss-born con-
against theirs, sometimes thrusting his — Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, The Royal Philharmonic said Dutoit was ductor either lured them to a private place
tongue into their mouths, and in one case, Philadelphia and Saratoga Springs, New currently on vacation, but that it had for- to discuss or practice music, or simply
sticking one of their hands down his York. warded the AP’s emailed requests for com- seized a moment alone to make his move.
pants. “He threw me against the wall, shoved ment directly to him. The AP also reached The women all said they resisted him and
In separate interviews with The my hand down his pants and shoved his out to Dutoit’s office with several phone escaped.
Associated Press, the accusers provided tongue down my throat,” retired mezzo- calls and emails. The AP spoke with colleagues and
detailed accounts of incidents they say soprano Paula Rasmussen recounted of an In a long, distinguished career, he also friends of each accuser who confirmed the
occurred between 1985 and 2010 in a mov- incident she said occurred in his dressing has led highly regarded orchestras in women shared details of their experiences
ing car, the two-time Grammy winner’s room at the LA Opera in September 1991. Pari s an d Mo n t real , an d t rav el ed t h e at the time.

BEER
Porter said his background in science has weekend and fostering a small community aware of the many challenges associated
proven to be useful as he homes in on around the garage door of his warehouse with starting his own brewery than he was
recipes, noting his research on yeast’s role space on weekends has been incredibly two years ago, for Porter, refining beers
in creating a wide range of substances like rewarding. that can’t be found anywhere else has made
Continued from page 1 fragrances and lubricants has helped him “What I had to do was … I had to go for it worth his time.
understand how the organism can be used to it,” he said. “Once you get things going and “Amazon will never be able to make good
sive, industrial glycol chiller. Also the create a variety of beer flavors. once you start understanding what’s possi- craft beer,” he said. “So I tried to gun for …
brewery’s only employee, Porter said he The 42-year-old San Francisco resident ble … it’s actually really inspiring and it something that I was good at and wouldn’t
does much of the work by hand, which also said he’s been juggling his business with a can actually make it easier to make those be replaced.”
means he’s the only one serving beer when full-time job as a process engineer for San leaps.”
it is open for tasting. He said he arrives at Francisco-based food company Hampton Though he still has five years to go on his Blue Oak Brewing Company ’s taproom is
the brewery around 8 a.m. most Sundays to Creek. He said he became interested in creat- current lease, Porter is already searching for open Thursday s from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.,
brew another batch of beer and maintain a ing his own business partly out of frustra- a commercial location where he’ll have Friday s from 5 p. m. to 11 p. m. and
variety stocked in his cooling room, includ- tion with the level of pay that comes with more space to serve beers and possibly set Saturday s from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. at 821
ing IPAs, Pilsners, lagers, a sour beer, a dark jobs in science and also to work on his own up a larger brewing system. Though he is Cherry Lane. Visit blueoak brewing.com for
beer and his famous Belgian beers. Well projects. interested in having his beer served at local more information.
aware he’s very attentive to detail, Porter Prior to starting the brewery, Porter start- restaurants and pubs, he said
said he also cleans the tanks and kegs he ed T-shirt and mountain bike tour compa- his current setup doesn’t
uses by hand, but isn’t averse to the idea of nies. He said his first few forays into allow for him to expand pro-
automating some of the processes at his becoming a small business owner were duction to that level, mean-
next location. daunting, especially one in the brewing ing those looking for a cold
“It’s funny because now I have this laun- industry, which is known for high start-up one need to pay a visit to his
dry list of things I will automate for the next costs. But he also said getting the right warehouse space.
place,” he said. recipe, seeing customers come back every Though he’s much more

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