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Monday • Nov. 15, 2010 • Vol XI, Edition 77

Cleanup contracts top $1M

City of San Bruno tallying total assistance costs after Sept.9 explosion
By Heather Murtagh Inside has yet to be ing cities resulted in still unknown While the city anticipates being an agreement that will be specific to
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF reached. overtime costs. San Mateo County reimbursed by either the state, how funds from PG&E will be
inspectors on Millions have handled the cleanup contracts, an insurance or PG&E for the costs, used,” said City Manager Connie
The city of San Bruno approved staff to check been spent on the estimated $1.5 million which it’s currently covering the contracts Jackson.
just over $1 million in contracts gas pipelines Glenview neigh- Pacific Gas and Electric has prom- until such agreements can be final- Days after the explosion, PG&E
related to expenses needed because See page 5 borhood ravished ised to pay. And San Bruno officials ized. dedicated $100 million to affected
of the Sept. 9 explosion and fire — by a natural gas have approved just over $1 million “At this point, we are actively in residents and the rebuilding of San
a cost the city plans to recoup from explosion and fire Sept. 9. in contracts in the city’s effort to the process, and have been now for
Employees loaned from neighbor- See COSTS, Page 8
PG&E although a formal agreement restore the neighborhood quickly. a number of weeks, of completing


An industrial sink from the old Hillcrest Juvenile Detention Center was
sent to the Salvation Army school for the blind in Kingston,Jamaica.

County’s recycling
benefits Jamaica
Former juvenile hall equipment and
furniture sent to school for the blind
HEATHER MURTAGH/DAILY JOURNAL By Michelle Durand When the county opened up the
Above:Margaret Ong,co-chair of floral design,works on silver,green and pink trees that will be centerpieces at DAILY JOURNAL STAFF Youth Services Center in 2006 to
Filoli's Holiday Traditions,a nine-day event that combines music,dinner,dancing and shopping.Below:Many festive replace Hillcrest, an antiquated
mice have been added to this year’s decorations. One person’s trash is another juvenile hall known for its mold and
one’s treasure. asbestos problem, the county reused

A holiday tradition Just ask the folks in charge of

demolishing San Mateo County’s
former juvenile hall. Better yet, ask
those at the Jamaican school for the
all the furniture it could. Much was
used in the new facility and some
was donated to other agencies and
local charities. Yet, there was still
leftover items that were in useable
Filoli volunteers have ‘Visions of Sugerplums Dancing’ blind who received furniture, a
freezer, solar panels and even an condition — 10 tons of surplus
By Heather Murtagh industrial sink from Hillcrest
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF Juvenile Detention Center. See JAMAICA, Page 31

Stockings were balled up, waiting

to be hung on the chimney with
care, while ladies gathered in the
attic carefully creating visions of
Higher rates and smaller
sugar plums that will don the house.
The attic may be the place that
holds memories carefully boxed and
garbage cans on horizon
decorations waiting to be hung, but
at the Filoli Center, the space is As the transition nears, cities are
large enough to be a workspace in Garbage rates are set to increase scheduling public hearings to give
which volunteers put together beau- for customers in 10 cities and customers a chance to oppose the
tiful holiday decorations starting in unincorporated sections of San rate increases, as high as 39 percent
July. “Visions of Sugarplums Mateo County in January as the for some communities.
cities transition from their current
See FILOLI Page 31 provider Allied Waste to Recology See GARBAGE, Page 8

Quote of the Day Snapshot Inside

“I think that extending all of the current Who
tax rates and making them permanent will will is be?
reduce the uncertainty in America and help Uncertainty
reigns over
small businesses to create jobs again....You can’t replacing San
invest when you don’t know what the rules are.” Francisco mayor
— Rep.John Boehner of Ohio See page 5
“GOP lawmakers take tough
stand on Bush era tax cuts,” see page 7

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Monday: Sunny...Breezy. Highs in the Big stock
upper 70s. North winds 15 to 30 mph. offerings this
Monday night: Mostly clear. Lows in the week could
upppper 40s. boost markets
Thursday and Thursday night: Partly
cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. Lows in the See page 10
upper 40s.
Friday: Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Highs near 60. ANDREW SCHEINER/DAILY JOURNAL
Friday night through Saturday night: Mostly cloudy. A Robert Cray and his band performed at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City on
chance of rain. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the mid 50s to Friday night.
lower 60s.

Lotto This Day in History Thought for the Day

The Second Continental Congress “My father used to say superior
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3 3 7 1 1777 approved the Articles of Confederation,
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— Marianne Moore, American poet (1887-1972)

Nov. 12 Mega Millions Daily three midday

In 1806, explorer Zebulon Pike sighted the mountaintop now
known as Pikes Peak in present-day Colorado. Birthdays
9 26 28 35 38 10 3 4 1 In 1889, Brazil was proclaimed a republic as its emperor, Dom
Mega number Pedro II, was overthrown.
Daily three evening In 1935, the Commonwealth of the Philippines was established
Fantasy Five as its new president, Manuel L. Quezon, took office.
7 7 6
3 4 30 36 37 In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt laid the cornerstone
of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C.
The Daily Derby race winners are Lucky Charms,
In 1948, William Lyon Mackenzie King retired as prime min-
No. 12, in first place; Lucky Star, No. 2, in second
ister of Canada after 21 years; he was succeeded by Louis St.
place; and Solid Gold, No. 10, in third place.The
race time was clocked at 1:46.51.
In 1959, four members of the Clutter family of Holcomb, Kan. Judge Joseph Actor Ed Asner is Golfer Lorena
were found murdered in their home. (Ex-convicts Richard Wapner is 91. 81. Ochoa is 29.
Hickock and Perry Smith were later convicted of the killings
State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-8 and hanged.) Statesman Howard H. Baker Jr. is 85. Actor John Kerr is 79.
Nation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 In 1966, the flight of Gemini 12 ended successfully as astro- Singer Petula Clark is 78. Comedian Jack Burns is 77. Actress
Opinion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 nauts James A. Lovell and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. splashed Joanna Barnes is 76. Actor Yaphet Kotto is 71. Actor Sam
Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-11 down safely in the Atlantic. Waterston is 70. Classical conductor Daniel Barenboim is 68.
World . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8,11-12 In 1969, a quarter of a million protesters staged a peaceful Pop singer Frida (ABBA) is 65. Actor Bob Gunton is 65. New
Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-17 demonstration in Washington against the Vietnam War. Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson is 63. Director-actor James
Community . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20-21 In 1979, the British government publicly identified Sir Widdoes is 57. Rock singer-producer Mitch Easter is 56. CNN
Datebook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19,22 Anthony Blunt as the “fourth man” of a Soviet spy ring. anchor-reporter John Roberts is 54. Former “Jay Leno Show”
Comics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 In 1985, Britain and Ireland signed an accord giving Dublin an bandleader Kevin Eubanks is 53. Comedian Judy Gold is 48.
Classifieds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24-30 official consultative role in governing Northern Ireland. Actress Rachel True is 44. Rapper E-40 is 43. Country singer
Ten years ago: Democrat Al Gore made a surprise proposal for Jack Ingram is 40. Actor Jay Harrington is 39. Actor Jonny Lee
Publisher Editor in Chief a statewide hand recount of Florida’s 6 million ballots — an Miller is 38. Actress Sydney Tamiia Poitier is 37. Christian
Jerry Lee Jon Mays idea immediately rejected by Republican George W. Bush. A rock musician David Carr (Third Day) is 36. Rock singer- man who’d stabbed George Harrison because he believed he musician Chad Kroeger is 36. Rock musician Jesse Sandoval
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Strange but True
Career: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Woman, 94 found in cost $70,000 a year and up for residents Pueblo State Park is OK after a sheriff’s
800 S. Claremont St., Ste. 210, San Mateo, Ca. 94402 — are supposed to be supervised at all deputy rappelled down a canyon to
freezer at nursing home times, and the doors to the kitchen and its retrieve him.
CALABASAS — State investigators freezer are supposed to remain locked. The dog named “Doc” went over an
by Mike Argirion and Jeff Knurek
were trying to determine how a 94-year- Mostow said the lock leading into the 80-foot cliff Thursday morning while
old woman ended up in a freezer at a kitchen didn’t work, and the padlock on training to become a hunting dog.
Unscramble these four Jumbles,
one letter to each square, Southern California retirement home, the the freezer door was hooked, but not The Pueblo Chieftain reports the
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to form four ordinary words.

same upscale facility where a former open. spaniel became trapped after sliding
STULY caregiver was convicted of torture and down a shale canyon side. The pup land-
elder abuse, a report said Saturday. Replica grenade used ed on a ledge about 80 feet down a 200-
©2010 Tribune Media Services, Inc.
The California Department of Social in act causes stir at wharf foot ravine.
All Rights Reserved. Services was investigating the Oct. 28 Master Deputy Dylan Jacketta says it
SAN FRANCISCO — A juggler per-
ENCAP incident, when the employees of was too dark Thursday to attempt a res-
forming near San Francisco’s
Silverado Senior Living could not find cue, so rescuers passed blankets down to
Fisherman’s Wharf caused a bit of a stir
one of their 60 residents, nearly all of the ledge. On Friday morning, Jacketta
when it was feared he might be using a
whom suffer from dementia, the Los live grenade as part of his performance. rappelled down the canyon and rescued
LADLAB Angeles Times said in a story posted on Police closed off a block near the pop- Doc.
its website. ular tourist spot around 5 p.m. Saturday
State records said that after a search of so investigators could take a closer look NC sheriff fires captain
SCYTIK the grounds, the woman was found at the device. who beat him in primary
Now arrange the circled letters
to form the surprise answer, as
standing in the home’s walk-in freezer. It turned out to be a replica. The area
suggested by the above cartoon. Senior vice president of Silverado SHELBY, N.C. — A North Carolina
was reopened around 6:15 p.m. sheriff who lost a Democratic primary to
“ ” Mark Mostow said the woman was hos- The juggler was detained, but a police
Answer: A
his captain fired his subordinate after the
pitalized but back safe at the home. spokesman did not know if he had been
(Answers tomorrow)
He gave few other details, citing priva- captain won the general election.
Saturday’s cy restrictions, and would not say how Cleveland County Sheriff Raymond
Answer: How the couple described their house Police did not identity the man. It was
trailer — WHEEL ESTATE long the woman was in the freezer or talk Hamrick fired Capt. Alan Norman and
not known if he was a regular performer
about her specific injuries. three other deputies involved in the sher-
in the area, or had been using the replica
Mostow told the Times that “If an indi- grenade in previous juggling acts. iff-elect’s transition team, in part because
vidual were in a walk-in freezer like that, they drove department cars to interview
they would only be in for 10 or 15 min- Dog stuck on cliff employees for the new administration.
utes safely.” He said a person “couldn’t Hamrick told The Star of Shelby he
last more than 30 minutes” in the 5- rescued by sheriff’s deputy was just enforcing department policy.
degree freezer. PUEBLO, Colo. — A springer spaniel Hamrick got just 2 percent of the vote in
Residents of the home — which can stuck overnight on a cliff ledge in Lake the primary that Norman won.
THE DAILY JOURNAL LOCAL Monday • Nov. 15, 2010 3
Police reports
Amusement centers in Early Mission District Problems at work
A man said he was assaulted by two
coworkers on Woodside Road in
Redwood City before 1:32 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 3.

Grand theft. Jewelry valued between $10,000
and $12,000 was found missing on Muller

ithout a doubt, the Mission Court before 3:24 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5.
District has the best weather in Vandalism. The rear window of a business was
San Francisco. When the sur- found broken on Shasta Street before 4:38 p.m.
rounding area is steeped in fog and breezes, Friday, Nov. 5.
the Mission is basking in sunshine. Juan Burglary. Someone’s apartment was entered
Bautista de Anza took into consideration the through the kitchen on Harrison Avenue before
lay of the land, weather and access to the 4:41 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5.
water from the stream that flowed nearby. Gun shot. A gun shot was heard near Altamont
The stream (Dolores Creek) flowed into a Way before 8:20 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5.
large irregularly shaped, shallow lake Hit and run. Property was damaged and a
(Laguna de Las Dolores — Lake McCoppin) pedestrian was injured after a hit-and-run car
that covered the area from about 19th Street accident at Woodside Road and Central Avenue
north to 14th Street Guerrero to Capp Street. before 9:12 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5.
The amount of water in the lake changed sea- Vandalism. Someone was smashing things
son to season — flooding during the winter PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SAN MATEO COUNTY HISTORY MUSEUM
Woodward Gardens was the Disneyland of San Francisco in the 1800s. against a fence on East Bayshore Road before
rains and pulling back in summer. The priests 9:46 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5.
arrived in summertime in 1776 and raised the constructed starting in 1849. The plank road Americans were taking over California, the Disturbance. Two men were seen possibly
first mission building on the edge of the lake made the trip to Mission Dolores and the Mission had fallen in disrepair due to the attacking a woman on El Camino Real before
and after being blown down and flooded, the Mission District an easy outing for those lack of funds and the padre’s quarters was 9:54 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5.
mission was finally rebuilt two blocks to the who could afford the 25 cents if they walked being used for a bar called the Mansion Stolen vehicle. A vehicle was stolen on
east (on Dolores Street). or rode a horse or a dollar if they rode in a House. The mission served another purpose Westwood Street before 9:02 a.m. Thursday,
In the late 1840s, a resort was built on the carriage. Progress was being made to get out other than religious on Sundays when crowds Nov. 4.
edge of Laguna de Las Dolores at 18th and of the hellish, confined, dirty, smelly down- of fun seekers gathered at the Mansion Theft. Groceries were stolen on Roosevelt
Mission streets. Tables were placed under the town and thousands took advantage of this House. Avenue before 10:39 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4.
willows that surrounded the lake and a plat- opportunity. It was a great opportunity to get Francois Pioche purchased a Gothic Stolen vehicle. A vehicle was stolen on Haven
form for dancing was erected. Food and away and return refreshed and ready for a Revival “mansion” from the Hart family Avenue before 3:42 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4.
drinks were served to the thirsty patrons who week of work. Folsom Street was also along the Mission Road in 1857. Pioche Battery. A girl was punched and scratched by
flocked to the resort on the weekends. Only a planked in 1854. another student on Brewster Avenue before
few blocks away, north of Army Street there The Mission Dolores, in the See HISTORY, Page 22 7:58 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4.
were two race tracks, the Union and the Spanish/Mexican period, became a social
Pioneer that catered to the racing and betting center to the many that lived in the area or
crowd. A complete weekend could be spent needed the blessing of the Padres when a
in the splendor of the warm weather of the wedding or mass was performed. The
Mission, allowing the patrons to return to the grounds witnessed constant fandangos put on
crowed downtown of San Francisco by way by the lively youngsters who lived mainly for
of the planked Mission Road that had been entertainment. Around the same time that the
4 Monday • Nov. 15, 2010 LOCAL THE DAILY JOURNAL

Around the Bay

Tens of thousands
of jellyfish wash ashore
Local teens’book drive benefits Fiji
Beachgoers along San Francisco’s
Ocean Beach had to be careful where
they stepped after tens of thousands
of jellyfish washed up on the beach
this weekend.
National Park Service ranger
George Durgerian says the jellyfish, By Heather Murtagh
called moon jellyfish, were found DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
covering an area he described as
wide as a sidewalk and at least two When a group of San Carlos boys
miles long on the beach Saturday learned there were kids in Fiji with-
morning. out access to books, they started
It’s not clear what brought the collecting.
creatures ashore, but Durgerian says A simple goal of 500 books was
it could have been any number of soon surpassed. As they wrap up the
factors. effort Boys for Books, the guys
Because the jellyfish can’t fight the have collected over 5,000 books and
current, he says they may have been expanded the effort to include
washed up on the beach by a large books for all ages. Simply put: They
overnight swell. are overwhelmed by the outpouring
Durgerian says in the past 17 years of support by those around them.
this is only the second time he has None of the boys started last sum-
seen so many jellyfish wash ashore. mer with the goal of starting a book
By Sunday afternoon, high tides drive.
has washed most of the jellyfish back Thirteen-year-old Justin Grodem, HEATHER MURTAGH/DAILY JOURNAL
out to sea. an eighth grader at Central Middle Thirteen-year-olds Grant Biggers,left to right,Jack Materman and Justin Grodem hold some of the books donated
School, learned at a dinner party to their effort Boys for Books — a book drive that resulted in over 5,000 book donations that will be sent to Fiji.
Body found floating about Project Fiji – an effort to get
in San Jose creek books to the country which was passed, Grodem explained, so the But the books ranged in topic from perk of the boys’ success is it acts as
about to open its first kindergarten. effort got bigger. A box at school children’s book to cooking or adult a motivator for possibly doing more
SAN JOS — Authorities have filled up quickly; teachers from books. The boys went with it. work benefitting others. Biggers
Grodem was intrigued, he contacted
recovered the body of a woman other school offered a large dona- “I was surprised to start some- thought doing another book drive,
some friends — Jack Materman, 13;
found floating in a San Jose creek. tion as they had recently cleaned thing and have it be so successful this time for the people of Pakistan,
Grant Biggers, 13; Grant Wilson,
Police say the body was found shelves; and the boys gave neigh- without doing anything big,” said could be a good idea.
13; Henry Zatarain, 14; and Evan
around 6 p.m. Saturday in Spanner — and Boys for Books was bors bags which they asked be filled Biggers. Grodem was intrigued at the
Guadalupe Creek, near Highway 87. born. by their friends and family. Grodem had a theory about the thought of setting another goal
The San Jose Mercury News says “We wanted to do something During Halloween, the boys gave success: they were asking for some- which they could widely surpass.
police believe the unidentified good,” said Biggers. out bookmarks with information thing tangible that wasn’t cash.
woman was a transient, in her 40s. Materman added, “We wanted to about the book drive with candy, Each boy had to give up some of Books are being collected through
The Santa Clara County Medical help kids.” said Materman. The next day, the their own childhood favorites like the end of the day. They can be
Examiner’s office is expected to The effort started easily through box on Grodem’s porch was full. “Peter Rabbit,” “The Lorax” and dropped off at 1927 Eucalyptus Ave.
investigate the cause of death to help online requests to family and Originally, the hope was to send “Drummer Hoff.” in San Carlos. For more informa-
determine if foul play was the cause friends. After a few short days, the the books to Nukubalavu, Soon the books will be shipped to tion e-mail
of the woman’s death. initial 500 book goal had been sur- SavuSavu, Fiji for the kindergarten. Fiji, courtesy of Fiji water. Another

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Uncertainty reigns Report:Few inspectors to check pipelines
over replacing San THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
“We can’t run the company for them....We can only make sure
Francisco mayor SAN FRANCISCO — Increased scrutiny
of how natural gas pipelines are being
inspected in California has revealed that the
that they have the systems in place to ensure that safety is as high
a priority that in can possibly be and the system is safe as it can be.”
By Paul Elias state has only a small group of inspectors to ‚ Richard Clark,head of the consumer protection and safety division of the CPUC
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS check 110,000 miles
of gas pipelines, California Edison and other utilities must be tors examine the companies’ self-audits, con-
SAN FRANCISCO — The November elec- mobile home park inspected once every other year. duct spot checks of equipment and review
tion results have touched off intense political systems and propane Additionally, gas systems in 2,650 mobile performance records, emergency systems and
jockeying in San Francisco distributors across home parks and 676 propane distributors training programs, said Halligan.
over who will become the state. must be inspected once every five years. Commission officials acknowledge that
mayor, setting the stage for In reviews of pub- A review found that, at best, seven to nine with a small inspection team, inspectors can
the possibility of the city lic records and other documents between state inspectors were only able to reach about only check a small portion every year of the
being led for the first time 2003 and 2009, the California Public Utilities 90 percent of the federal government’s miles of pipelines that run through California.
by an Asian-American or Commission was the only state agency inspection level during that period. “We inspect to make sure that (a utility’s)
openly gay man. enforcing federal rules that fell short each It was also found that smaller operators audit found what they were supposed to find,
Mayor Gavin Newsom is year in meeting the federal government’s were the subject of all the state-issued fines that they did what they were supposed to do,”
leaving his post early after minimum inspection levels. and more than 90 percent of the infraction Richard Clark, head of the consumer protec-
Gavin Newsom winning election last week The CPUC has acknowledged that its cur- notices issued by inspectors since 1999, tion and safety division of the CPUC, recent-
to serve as California’s rent staff of nine inspectors is smaller than while a major utility has not been fined for a ly told the state Legislature.
next lieutenant governor. Newsom’s victory cut what the federal government recommends, natural gas pipeline violation since at least “We can’t run the company for them,”
short his second term and opened a vacancy for but has termed the inspectors as “very aggres- 1998. Clark said. “We can only make sure that they
an interim mayor — and an opportunity for sive and very effective.” The CPUC typically notifies utility compa- have the systems in place to ensure that safe-
someone to seek a full term next November. After the deadly gas pipeline explosion in nies two months in advance before conduct- ty is as high a priority that in can possibly be
The list of potential candidates includes San Bruno on Sept. 9, the commission ing an inspection, according to Julie Halligan, and the system is safe as it can be.”
openly gay politicos Tom Ammiano and Mark announced plans to add to its inspection team. deputy director for the consumer protection The federal government admonished
Leno, policy wonks such as San Francisco Under federal rules, gas lines operated by and safety division of the commission. California in 2006 about its inspections, warn-
Public Utilities Commission chief Ed Pacific Gas and Electric Co., Southern As part of the inspection process, inspec- ing that its efforts “reduces public safety.”
Harrington, and political war horses such as
former Mayor Willie Brown, though he denies
any interest. Board president David Chiu, a
Chinese American who represents Chinatown,
will automatically become interim mayor if
San Carlos In-N-Out ready to haul dirt
Newsom resigns before Jan. 8 and the board DAILY JOURNAL STAFF REPORT removed. Rather than use the soil at the loca- route, according to city staff.
does not chose a successor. Chiu would become tion, the project’s engineer advised it to use The hauling request brings the fast-food
the city’s first Asian-American mayor. Before the In-N-Out Burger planned for San engineered fill. restaurant one step closer to completion. The
And stars on the World Series champion San Carlos can sling fries, it must first haul dirt. If approved, the dirt down to a four-foot city had been marketing the vacant land parcel
Francisco Giants have also been mentioned — On Monday night, the San Carlos Planning level will be removed in a series of an esti- since March 2005 and in October 2009 began
though in jest. Commission is scheduled to green-light a mated 150 truck trips and later reused in land- looking at a $1.6 million offer by In-N-Out. It
The next mayor will have to deal with a mas- request by the company to haul 3,200 cubic scape and non-structural areas. will be the fourth for San Mateo County, after
sive budget deficit and the effects of the reces- feet of grading across city-owned streets to In-N-Out requires a special grading and other restaurants in Daly City, Millbrae and
sion while shepherding the city’s bid to host the Highway 101 where it will be taken away for haul permit because it involves more than Redwood City.
lucrative America’s Cup sailing contest. other uses. 1,000 cubic yards. Removing the soil will
The new mayor will also serve as the face of The future site of the restaurant is at 445 not affect the drainage or stability of other The San Carlos Planning Commission
a city in the habit of grabbing the nation’s atten- Industrial Road, a former sanitary sewer pump properties in the area or affect residents as meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15 at City Hall,
tion. station that has since been demolished and there are no homes along the hauling 600 Elm St., San Carlos.

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Hobbled Dems,eager GOP

back for lame-duck session Asian trip yields mixed results
By Ben Feller and Erica Werner
By Jim Abrams “Overall,it was a mix of successes
and deep disappointments....Two great visits in
YOKOHAMA, Japan — President
WASHINGTON — Seven weeks ahead of the GOP House Barack Obama left Asia with a greater India and Indonesia,a real disappointment in Seoul,
takeover, hobbled Democrats and invigorated Republicans foothold in the emerging nations that and a reassuring but curiously unambitious visit to Japan.”
return Monday to a testy tax dispute and a lengthy to-do list for could help shape the American economy
a postelection session of Congress unlikely to achieve any — Mike Green,senior adviser and Japan chair
for years. But his failure to deliver on his at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
landmark legislation. own high expectations on key economic
With change clearly in the air, more than 100 mainly issues served notice that the global stage manipulation, several countries aligned Obama, in some ways, achieved what
Republican freshmen arrive on Capitol Hill to be schooled on is not nearly his for the taking. themselves against the U.S. he set out to do.
the jobs they’ll assume when the next Congress convenes in The president headed back to The trip ended anticlimactically in By spending so much time in Asia,
January. For Democrats, it’s another sad note as one of their Washington on Sunday with mixed Yokohama, Japan, with an uneventful undeterred by his and his party’s
most venerable members goes on trial on ethics charges. results to show from his longest foreign gathering of the Asia-Pacific Economic midterm election “shellacking” on the
Lame-duck sessions are usually unpopular and unproduc- trip abroad as president, an exhausting Cooperation forum. But Obama has no way out the door, he showed key nations
tive. Nothing suggests otherwise this year. 10-day tour through India, Indonesia, time to breathe easy. Almost as soon as how important they are to the U.S. agen-
Republicans are looking ahead to January, when they will South Korea and Japan. he gets back to Washington he’ll have to da. And that, in turn, is an investment he
take back control of the House; many Democratic lawmakers His first two stops yielded dramatic grapple with combative Republican con- expects to pay off over time — by loos-
and staff are more focused on cleaning out their desks and diplomatic successes and memorable gressional leaders at a White House ening up trade and hiring opportunities
looking for new jobs. That doesn’t mean they can slack off. images in two booming Asian democra- meeting, then head back overseas for a for his own constituents, and by building
Congress must act before year’s end on expiring Bush-era cies that will only become more impor- summit of the North Atlantic Treaty up the base of democratic and America-
tax cuts to protect millions of people from significant tax tant strategically to the U.S. Organization. friendly voices in a fast-growing region
increases. Lawmakers failed to pass even a single annual But the narrative soured once Obama “Overall, it was a mix of successes and of the world where communist China
spending bill this year, and funds are needed to keep federal arrived in Seoul, South Korea, for a deep disappointments,” Mike Green, sen- looms ever larger.
agencies financed and avoid a government shutdown. Doctors, meeting of the Group of 20 developed ior adviser and Japan chair at the Center “I think that the United States has dra-
meanwhile, face a crippling cut in Medicare reimbursements. and emerging economies. Obama failed for Strategic and International Studies, matically advanced its critical goals and
to achieve a free-trade deal with Korea said of the trip. “Two great visits in India its strategic interest in the region,”
that was to have been the biggest trophy and Indonesia, a real disappointment in National Security Adviser Tom Donilon
of his trip, and instead of banding with Seoul, and a reassuring but curiously told reporters traveling with the president
America against China’s currency unambitious visit to Japan.” toward the end of the trip.

Obama calls latest Israeli plan promising

By Ben Feller House, including sticking to a more bipar- posal for reviving peace talks includes a
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS tisan tone and better explaining his deci- 90-day ban on housing starts in West
sions to the American people. He spoke of Bank settlements — but not in east
WASHINGTON — President Barack moving from an “obsessive focus” on pol- Jerusalem, the Palestinians’ hoped-for
Obama on Sunday hailed the prospect of a icy and making changes to his approach capital. The goal is to give the two sides a
new settlement freeze in the disputed West after a humbling midterm election. three-month period to shape borders of
Bank as a promising step toward peace, “The fact that we are out of crisis — side-by-side states, a daunting, elusive
urging Israelis and Palestinians to get back although still obviously in a difficult time mission.
into serious negotiations quickly. — I think will give me the capacity,” Obama commended Israeli Prime
An upbeat president also pledged to Obama told reporters aboard Air Force Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for making
return to the basic principles that drove his One at the end of long Asia trip. a “very constructive step” toward creating
thinking when he first came to the White On the Mideast, Washington’s new pro- an environment for peace.
THE DAILY JOURNAL NATION Monday • Nov. 15, 2010 7
Around the nation
White House seeks middle ground on taxes
By Jim Kuhnhenn damental questions about taxes for
Emanuel formally announces
run for Chicago mayor
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS the time being, virtually guarantee-
CHICAGO — Former White
ing their prominence as campaign
House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel
WASHINGTON — The White issues heading into the 2012 presi-
House and Republican lawmakers dential election. That debate also
announced his
set the terms for a looming tax would dovetail with a more pro- candidacy for
debate Sunday, coalescing around a found discussion over how to rein in mayor of
possible temporary extension of deficits and reduce the nation’s C h i c a g o
existing income tax rates that would escalating debt. Saturday, prom-
protect middle class and wealthy Congress returns this week with ising to fight
Americans from sharp tax increases Democrats in control of the House any tax increase
next year. and Senate for a lame-duck session for city resi-
President Barack Obama reiterat- that is expected to stretch into dents.
December. But Republican votes Rahm Emanuel
ed his opposition to a permanent “We cannot
extension of current tax rates for are essential and the GOP has addi- ask taxpayers for more when fami-
individuals making more than tional leverage because it will begin lies are struggling to stay afloat in
$200,000 a year and married cou- the new year with Republicans in this economy,” he told supporters
ples making more than $250,000. charge of the House and with more packing an elementary school audi-
members in the Senate. REUTERS torium on the city’s North Side. “We
“It won’t significantly boost the
Senate Minority Leader Mitch Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaks with Barack Obama. cannot price Chicagoans out of their
economy, and it’s hugely expen-
McConnell has introduced legisla-
sive,” he told reporters aboard Air
Force One as he returned to
Washington from an Asia trip. “So
tion that would extend the current
tax rates permanently, but on
Sunday signaled an openness to
GOP lawmakers take tough homes, their schools and their com-
Emanuel, who’s been campaign-
ing unofficially since he left the
we can’t afford it.”
He acknowledged, though, that
Republicans have “some strong
“I’m willing to listen to what the
president has in mind for protecting
stand on Bush era tax cuts White House weeks ago, made some
other common political promises as
well: to fight crime, create jobs,
feelings” about making the tax cuts Americans from tax increases,” By Staphen Ohlemacher “It should be permanent,” said
for the wealthy permanent. “If they THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H. “We’ve improve education and make gov-
McConnell, R-Ky., said in a state- ernment accessible to residents.
feel very strongly about it, then I got to get this economy to pick up
want to get a sense of ... how they WASHINGTON — Fresh off big and if you raise taxes you’re going
intend to pay for it,” Obama said.
Two prominent Republicans con-
victories on Election Day, to stifle the economy significantly. FBI: Man once thought
ceded on Sunday that the best dead arrested in kidnapping
Top White House adviser David Republicans in Congress feel I’m sure that somebody’s explained
Congress might be able to accom-
Axelrod, appearing on two Sunday empowered in their fight to extend that to the president.” JACKSON, Miss. — A man who
plish in the coming weeks is a short Rep. John Boehner of Ohio,
television talk shows, was carefully tax cuts that expire in January, was declared legally dead 16 years
term-continuation of the current tax who’s in line to be the next House
silent on the possibility of extending including those for the wealthy. ago in Mississippi was arrested
rates, set under President George W. speaker in January, also played
current tax rates for the short term. President Barack Obama has said Sunday in the kidnapping of a slain
Bush in 2001 and 2003. down talk of a compromise.
He said he wants to leave negotia- he wants to compromise with Las Vegas girl whose body was
“If the president wants to com- Republicans to ensure that tax cuts “I think that extending all of the
tions to Obama and members of promise on a two- or three-year found in the woods of central
for middle-income families contin- current tax rates and making them Louisiana, the FBI said.
Congress. extension ... if that’s all we can get permanent will reduce the uncer-
ue, suggesting he’s open to extend- FBI spokeswoman Sheila Thorne
“The bottom line is he wants to sit out of the president, and he is the tainty in America and help small
ing all the tax breaks for a year or said Thomas Steven Sanders was
down and talk about this,” Axelrod president, so we’ll work with him two. Republican leaders say it’s a businesses to create jobs again,”
said. “There is no bend on the per- on that,” said Sen. Jim DeMint, a arrested early Sunday at a truck stop
nice gesture by the president, but Boehner said. “You can’t invest
manent extension of tax cuts for the South Carolina Republican and a in Gulfport, Miss. The arrest capped
some key GOP lawmakers want when you don’t know what the
wealthiest Americans.” leader of his party’s conservative a massive manhunt in a bizarre case
more. rules are.”
A compromise would put off fun- wing. that stretched across the country.
8 Monday • Nov. 15, 2010 LOCAL/WORLD THE DAILY JOURNAL

injuries and were listed in critical condition. tional company might cough up.
Mexico hotel blast kills five Ten others, including two U.S. citizens and Around the world The fact that Paul and Rachel Chandler
Canadians, two Mexicans eight Mexican employees of the hotel, suf- beach when he heard a loud explosion and couldn’t pay a big ransom helped stretch out
PLAYA DE CARMEN, Mexico — A pow- fered less serious wounds and were listed as saw smoke coming from the resort’s premium their ordeal 388 agonizing days — until
erful explosion likely caused by an accumula- stable. platinum lounge. “There was a large crater in Sunday, when they were released thin and
tion of gas killed 7 people, including five Alor described a horrific scene in which the the area, debris.” exhausted, but smiling. It was one of the
Canadian tourists, on Sunday at a large resort floor of the building was basically hurled longest and most dramatic hostage situations
hotel on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, authori- through the ceiling by the force of the explo- After 388 days, Somali since the Somali piracy boom began several
ties said. sion, blowing out windows and sending frag- years ago.
Two Mexican employees of the sprawling, ments of aluminum window and ceiling pan-
pirates free British couple The Chandlers were welcomed by the
676-room hotel Grand Riviera Princess hotel els frame over a wide area. NAIROBI, Kenya — The retired British Somali community close to where they had
in Playa del Carmen, south of Cancun, were “Everyone said their hotel room shook. The couple were sailing the world on a 38- been held, and later met with the Somali
also killed in the blast, said Francisco Alor, glass at neighboring restaurants all cracked foot-yacht that represented most of their prime minister in Mogadishu. A private jet
attorney general of Quintana Roo, where the and blew out. The tiki hut that was in the area, life savings when Somali pirates captured then flew them to Nairobi’s military airport,
resorts are located. that was on fire,” said James Gaade of St. them last year, demanding the sort of huge where they were whisked away in a British
Two other Canadians suffered severe Catharines, Ontario, who was walking on the ransom a multimillionaire or a multina- Embassy vehicle.

lection services which include weekly collec- have among the lowest garbage rates within take over operation of the Shoreway

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tion of single-stream recyclables and food
Disposal cost will increase and a curbside
the South Bayside Waste Management
Authority, according to Towne’s report.
Atherton residents are facing the biggest
Recycling and Disposal Center in San Carlos
which Allied Waste, now called Republic
Services, currently manages.
household hazardous waste collection pro- rate increase at 38.9 percent and Hillsborough SBWMA is a joint powers authority that
gram will be covered by the rate increase. residents are facing a 32.6 percent rate agreed to a 10-year contract with Recology
The Foster City Council, for instance, will As part of the transition, fewer sizes of col- increase. Menlo Park residents face the lowest
conduct a public hearing Monday night and starting Jan. 1, 2011.
lection containers will be offered, according garbage rate increase at 9.4 percent. According to RethinkWaste, the increases
has plans for a second public hearing Jan. 18, to a staff report to the Foster City Council by In Redwood City, residents will see an 18
2011, a Proposition 218 noticing mandate. are due to the following factors:
Ray Towne, the city’s public works director. percent hike in garbage and recycling rates for
The cities are part of the South Bayside • A 10.1 percent increase from the new
About 86 percent of Foster City residences both residential and commercial customers.
Waste Management Authority — now known have 32-gallon container, according to The increases are offset by 11.8 percent Recology services;
as RethinkWaste — and include Belmont, Towne’s report. from the city’s stabilization fund which aims • A 15 percent increase for balancing the
Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Foster City, The new rates for a 32-gallon container to reduce the “price shock” of rate hikes, account with Allied to meet the contractual
Menlo Park, Redwood City, San Carlos, San would increase from $13.73 per month to according to Redwood City spokesman revenue level;
Mateo, Atherton and Hillsborough. San $17.78 per month, an increase of $4.05 per Malcolm Smith. • A 2.5 percent reduction in revenue
Mateo County and the West Bay Sanitary month, or 29.5 percent, according to Towne’s Without the city’s participation, customers because of current bin size reductions;
District are also members. report. would have been hit with a nearly 30 percent • A 2.2 percent reduction in revenue pro-
Rate adjustments are needed to allow for Despite the nearly 30 percent increase pro- increase. jected of future customer downsizing of bin
new and enhanced recycling and refuse col- posed for Foster City customers, they will still Recology, formerly NorCal Waste, will also size.

In the meantime, cleanup is needed and the These numbers do not include overtime of Supervisors approved a $1.5 million con-

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city has wasted no time. By proclaiming a
local emergency, San Bruno has had the abil-
ity to quickly approve contracts for services
from various neighboring cities, which are
still being tallied. Nor does it include small
contracts under $25,000 which do not need
tract with CalRecycle for debris removal, a
process that included soil and air sample test-
ing. Although the work has finished, the
needed like security for the area — $108,000 City Council approval. county has yet to receive a final bill, said
through the San Mateo County Sheriff’s “We’re all concerned about keeping an eye county spokesman Marshall Wilson.
Bruno. Of that, $3 million was given to the Office; slope restabilization, about $228,000; on the costs especially given how tight the County officials do not expect to use any of
city. San Bruno has put the money aside, redesign and construction of a retaining wall, budget is,” said San Bruno Councilman their cash on the cleanup, however. Once a
waiting to use it to cover costs that may not a $602,700 contract; reconstruction of cable, Michael Salazar. final bill comes in, the county will turn it over
be otherwise reimbursed. PG&E has since Internet and phone wires, a $56,623 cost; and The contract costs are separate from the to PG&E who pledged to cover the costs in a
gone on record promising to cover recovery $42,700 to cap sewer lines. Those contracts massive cleanup effort which recently ended. Sept. 21 letter to County Manager David
costs. total about $1.04 million. In September, the San Mateo County Board Boesch.
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hat’s going to happen
to Half Moon Bay now ‘Ironically, it is often
that voters have turned
down its tax measure? Naomi those who complain the most about
Patridge, longtime councilwoman, contracting out or shared services who fail to
speculated her city — the jewel of support their city’s tax proposals at the polls.’
our coast — might become a con-
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San Carlos also suffered a loss at als at the polls. instances to merge. Paul Saffo in Newsroom
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Market may get boost

By Daniel Wagner
Wall Street shares from new stock offerings.
The General Motors IPO could change
that, said Kathleen Smith, an IPO expert
WASHINGTON — In the world of Entertainment Corp., that could win over and founder of investment adviser
new stock offerings, everything about skittish traders who have taken refuge in Renaissance Capital LLC. Most recent
next week is big: The number of deals, the relative safety of bonds. IPO investments have come from funds
the amount of money expected to be Stock in the week’s biggest deal, that specialize in initial public offerings
raised and the profiles of the companies General Motors, already may be scarce. of stocks, she said. After next week,
going public — and now the world’s Investment bankers handling the GM Smith said, managers of smaller portfo-
most populous nation may be getting sale have more orders than stock for both lios and non-specialists are likely to take
into the mix. the 365 million common shares and 60 an interest.
million preferred shares that will be sold “This is going to be a consciousness-
While there are at least 10 companies
next week, a person briefed on the sale raising IPO for a broader group of
lining up to sell new stock to the public
said Friday. investors who have not been particularly
next week, automaker General Motors Orders for preferred stock amount to interested in the IPO market,” Smith
Co. is the star of the show with its plan more than twice the number of shares, said.
to sell about $10 billion in stock on Nov. while orders for common stock are four But it could prove frustrating for retail
18. According to a Wall Street Journal to five times the number available, said investors who want to get in on the deal.
report, SAIC Motor Corp., China’s the person, who spoke on condition of The U.S. government has said that
biggest automaker and GM joint-venture anonymity because he is not authorized smaller investors will be able to partici-
partner, may make a $500 million invest- to speak publicly about the sale. If pate in the offering of General Motors,
ment in the Detroit company. State- demand remains high, GM could price which was rescued from near-collapse
owned SAIC, or Shanghai Automotive the stock at the high end, or above, the by taxpayer bailouts worth a combined
Industry Corp., is one of several foreign $26 to $29 range it expects. $51 billion, but brokerages that sell to
investors who could buy GM shares as The market for initial public stock smaller investors including Charles
part of an initial public stock offering, offerings has been heating up and pro- Schwab and Scottrade aren’t taking part
the Journal said. viding good returns. The FTSE in the offering.
GM and SAIC wouldn’t comment on Renaissance Composite IPO index, Fidelity has an agreement with GM
the report when contacted by the which tracks the performance of stocks underwriter Deutsche Bank to sell shares
Associated Press. that had IPOs in the past two years, is to retail investors, said spokesman Steve
The week’s action is likely to draw a up nearly 13 percent this year. By Austin. But to place an order, investors
wide range of investors into the U.S. comparison, the broad Standard & must have at least $500,000 in assets
stock market. If investors snap up stock Poor’s 500 index has gained 9 percent with Fidelity, make 36 trades a year or
of companies such as General Motors in that period. Large institutional be a premium investor, which normally
Co. and casino operator Caesars investors have snapped up most of the is for high net-worth clients, Austin said.

Probe is sought of lead in reusable grocery bags

By Michael Gormley and Drug Administration, the bags wear down and paint can flake off.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Environmental Protection Agency and “When our families go to the grocery
the Consumer Product Safety store looking for safe and healthy
ALBANY, N.Y. — Sen. Charles Commission. foods to feed their kids, the last thing
Schumer of New York is seeking a fed- There is less concern that the lead they should have to worry about are
would easily rub off on food when the toxic bags,” Schumer said in a state-
eral investigation after a newspaper’s
bags are new, but there is a concern that ment.
report of lead content in some reusable as bags wear down lead could accumu- Schumer commended Wegmans
grocery bags. late in landfills, creating a potential supermarket company that operates in
The Democrat told the Associated environmental hazard. New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey,
Press that many of the reusable grocery Last week, the Tampa Tribune found Virginia and Maryland for announcing
bags sold nationwide are manufactured some bags had lead levels that con- in September that the groceries would
in China. Schumer plans to announce cerned health officials. stop selling certain reusable shopping
Sunday that he is contacting the Food The Tribune found that lead appears bags because of the concern.
to be in a form “A quick and thorough investigation
that’s not easily will allow everyone to make informed,
extracted or timely decisions,” Schumer said.
“leached” out. But
Lead is considered a toxin and can
over time, lab
cause learning disabilities in children
experts note, the
and fertility problems in adults.
AOL cracks open door to
Project Phoenix e-mail
By Jessica Mintz message first. The new design displays
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS thumbnails of recent photo attachments at a
glance, and lets people toggle between sever-
You’ve still got mail — but AOL is al open e-mails at a time.
redesigning it from the ground up to be faster When someone is reading an e-mail with
and easier to use. pictures attached, the photos will also show
AOL Inc. is opening the doors to its new up as thumbnails next to the message.
Web-based e-mail program, code-named Addresses in the body of the e-mail will trig-
Project Phoenix, for a limited number of ger the system to display a map from AOL’s
users. Starting next year, anyone will be able Mapquest on the right-hand side, with the
to sign up for access to a beta test site. option to click for directions.
The Project Phoenix inbox page was Like Yahoo and other competitors, AOL is
designed to make it easier to fire off a quick e- trying to become the one-stop shop for read-
mail, text or instant message with just a few ing messages from other providers. Project
clicks on a “quick bar” at the top of the page. Phoenix lets people link up their e-mail
People can also send short replies right from accounts on services from Microsoft Corp.,
the inbox page, without having to click on a Yahoo Inc. and Google Inc.
BHP Billiton Chief Executive Marius Kloppers speaks at a luncheon in Melbourne,Australia.

BHP Billiton withdraws

its bid for Potash Corp.
By Rob Gillies remote Australian Outback after antitrust reg-
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it or demanded changes. The global financial
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NATO: Five service members killed in Afghanistan

By Rahim Faiez dent’s office said the former ambas- the border city of Peshawar on Sept. an interpreter, Denmark’s military policemen were wounded in the blast
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS sador-designate to Pakistan, who 22, 2008, when gunmen stopped the said. The are some 700 Danish in Tarin Kot district, he said.
was seized by gunmen two years ago vehicle and killed his driver. troops in Afghanistan, based mainly Tens of thousands of Afghan and
KABUL, Afghanistan — A series in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, has “Abdul Khaliq Farahi is in good in Helmand province. A British sol- coalition troops are pressing insur-
of bomb blasts and insurgents attacks been released and is back home safe. condition and right now he is in dier was also killed Sunday while on gents throughout southern and east-
killed 11 people across Afghanistan The diplomat, Abdul Khaliq Kabul with his family,” Karzai’s patrol in Helmand, Britain’s Defense ern Afghanistan, and militants are
on Sunday, including five NATO Farahi, was freed in eastern office said. Ministry said. retaliating with attacks on govern-
service members and three Afghan Afghanistan late Saturday in a joint NATO said three coalition service Sunday’s deaths brought to 31 the ment workers and others aligned
police, officials said. effort by officials from both coun- members were killed in an insurgent number of coalition service members with the international troops.
The strikes, which come a day tries and has returned to Kabul, attack in eastern Afghanistan. The who have died in Afghanistan so far A bomb attached to a motorcycle
after Taliban fighters stormed a where he met Sunday with President international military coalition did this month. exploded in a marketplace in the
NATO base in eastern Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, the Afghan leader’s not provide further details or the Insurgents also killed three Afghan Spin Boldak district of Kandahar
show the insurgents’ fighting spirit office said. A brief statement gave no nationalities of the dead service policemen, who died when their province, just east of the Pakistan
has not been broken despite a surge details on how he was freed. members. vehicle hit a roadside bomb in border, killing two people and
of U.S. troops and firepower. Farahi was heading from the In the south, a roadside bomb Uruzgan province in the south, said wounding 10, said district govern-
Also Sunday, the Afghan presi- Afghan consulate toward his home in killed a Danish soldier and wounded Gov. Khudi Rahim. Two other ment chief Abdul Ghani.

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• Boise State narrows gap on TCU in BCS, page 14

Gators grab momentum,end Menlo’s season

By Josh Koehn round Central Coast Section playoff victory “Volleyball is all momentum,” Hardy said. like a team on the verge of breaking through.
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF over the fifth-seeded Knights at Valley “They had all the momentum in the first set.” Menlo sophomore Drew Edelman (7 kills)
Christian High School: 19-25, 25-22, 25-17, The coach pointed to a Sept. 27 victory over put an exclamation point on the first set with
Momentum is all about possession, a tricky 25-21. Valley Christian, which required coming back a long spike for the six-point win in the first
Gators coach Damien Hardy said the first from an 8-0 deficit in the fifth set, as the set, but little runs by the Gators in the second,
proposition in volleyball. But as often as con-
set was a slow start for his club, but the moment his squad realized it could overcome third and fourth games were too much to
trol changed hands between Sacred Heart momentum gained by winning the second adversity. withstand.
Prep and Menlo’s girls Saturday, it seemed game of the match, which featured seven lead “That was a turning point in our season,” he Sacred Heart Prep had dominating perform-
almost all of the decisive plays went the changes and finished with Sacred Heart Prep said. ances by outside hitters Sarah Daschbach and
Gators’ way. winning the last six points, helped the Gators Having lost to the Gators twice this season,
No. 4 Sacred Heart Prep secured a second- surge through the next two frames. 3-1 and 3-0 previously, the Knights looked See GATORS, Page 16

Last-minute win
By Nathan Mollat
Niners rally
for OT win

It may be a cliché, but it’s true: Sports can

be a game of inches.
Just ask El Camino football coach Mark
over Rams
Turner. With his team leading rival South
City 22-21 in the annual Bell Game Saturday
S.F. 23, St. Louis 20
By Greg Beachham
afternoon, South City faced a make-or-break
fourth-and-2 at the El Camino 17-yard line
with under a minute to play. Senior running
back Falah Salem took a handoff and was SAN FRANCISCO — After getting back
tripped up at the 19-yard line, he spun away into the NFC West race with two gutsy per-
and lunged forward, extended the ball as he formances by their new
went to the ground. A measurement showed starting quarterback, the
he gained the first down by the tip of the nose San Francisco 49ers think
of the ball. One play later, junior quarterback they’ve finally found the
Brad Los hit sophomore receiver Robert right Smith for the job.
Johnson in the front corner of the end zone to Joe Nedney kicked a
give South City a 29-22 win. 29-yard field goal with
“One inch. That’s all I could think,” Turner 9:38 left in overtime, and
said. “In the history of sports, they put their Troy Smith passed for 356
two fingers together and say, ‘This close.’ yards while leading two Joe Nedney
“Less than an inch away from winning this late scoring drives in the
game.” 49ers’ 23-20 victory over the St. Louis Rams
Despite picking up the crucial first down, on Sunday.
South City (6-4 overall, 2-3 PAL Ocean) still Smith earned his second straight victory as
needed to find the end zone to make the a starter for the 49ers (3-6), throwing a go-
comeback complete. A week earlier against ahead 16-yard touchdown pass to Michael
Menlo School, the Warriors had a chance to Crabtree with 2:10 left in regulation before
win deep in Menlo territory. Three times, the leading the winning drive in OT.
Warriors called Johnson’s number and three Although he realizes he won’t remind any-
times they failed to connect with the athletic body of Joe Montana or Steve Young just yet,
sophomore. Ohio State’s former Heisman Trophy winner
Saturday, Warriors coach Frank Moro is thriving in place of Alex Smith, who’s out
called Johnson’s number again and this time with a separated left shoulder.
he delivered. “When you’re part of a team that has noth-
“You asked me last week why three times ing but a winning tradition, you want to keep
to that guy,” Moro said. “That’s why.” that going as a quarterback,” Troy Smith said,
Johnson definitely earned it. Brad Los’ pass overlooking the 49ers’ current seven-year
did not remind anyone of Joe Montana – it absence from the playoffs. “There’s too many
was a wobbler toward the end zone. On top of tremendous athletes here to not share, for
that, Johnson was being closely guarded by everybody to not have the opportunity to
two El Camino defenders. With all three play- make a play. It’s on me for distribution.”
ers jostling each other for position, Johnson NATHAN MOLLAT / DAILY JOURNAL With agility, mental resilience and a knack
got in front of both defenders and made the South City's Robert Johnson,left,follows the block of Darren Tufono during the Warriors' 29- for making on-the-move throws into St.
22 win over El Camino in the annual Bell Game.Johnson caught the game-winning pass with
See BELL, Page 16 36 seconds left to play. See NINERS, Page 14

Rapids beat Earthquakes Edwards ends winless streak By John Marshall fuel, Edwards was able to
keep just enough in the

1-0 to advance to MLS Cup

tank to cross the checkers,
AVONDALE, Ariz. — The moderator start- circle back and punctuate
ed to ask Carl Edwards about breaking his 70- the win with his patented
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS lot of different areas in the playoffs,” race winless streak when he interrupted. backflip.
Colorado coach Gary Smith. “Tonight it was “I’m well aware of that,” Edwards said, That wasn’t enough,
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Kosuke Kosuke’s night and he made the most of it.” smiling while adjusting his chair. though; he also charged
Kimura wasn’t looking to score. Just to set up Kimura scored on a shot from along the into the crowd through an
Omar Cummings with a chance to get a go- Indeed it had been a long time since
sideline that eluded goalkeeper Jon Busch. Carl Edwards open gate and heaved the
ahead goal for the Colorado Rapids. Edwards had taken the checkers; his last
The goal was Kimura’s first of the season. checkered flag into the
“I took the shot with the idea that good “They scored on a lucky shot,” Busch said. Sprint Cup win was Nov. 16, 2008, at
Homestead. stands.
things happen when you put the ball to the “It was a cross that everybody missed and it Yeah, Edwards was happy to get that anchor
net,” Kimura said. “It was a simple cross to went in.” He ended the drought in convincing fash-
off his car.
Omar and it went in.” The seventh-seeded Rapids reached the ion, leading every practice session, capturing
“I have a lot of confidence and we all work
Kimura scored in the 43rd minute and the MLS final for the first time since losing to the pole and finishing off the perfect weekend really hard, so we expect to win,” said
Rapids beat the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 in D.C United in 1997. They will face the FC by winning a fuel-strategy race at Phoenix Edwards, who also won the Nationwide race
chilly conditions Saturday night to advance to Dallas-Los Angeles winner Sunday in the title International Speedway on Sunday.
the MLS Cup. “We’ve gotten scoring from a game Nov. 21 in Toronto. With most of the field cutting it close on See EDWARDS, Page 16
14 Monday • Nov. 15, 2010 SPORTS THE DAILY JOURNAL

After seven rough years, Boise State narrows gap on TCU

Raiders show signs of life
By Josh Dubow Davis’ team heading into the bye
By Ralph D. Russo

NEW YORK — Watch out, TCU.

up, TCU and Boise State are still
competing for an automatic BCS
bid, one that would likely send the
highest ranked team to the Rose
edge past the Frogs.
Boise State jumped TCU and
moved into third in both the Harris
and coaches’ polls, though in both
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS playing its best football since win- Boise State is gaining. Bowl while the other could get left cases the Broncos and Frogs are
ning the 2002 AFC championship. The Broncos narrowed the gap on out of the BCS all together. separated by less than a dozen
ALAMEDA — When Quentin “We’ve turned the corner on some the Horned Frogs in the Bowl The Horned Frogs played their points. TCU still holds a decided
Groves was traded to Oakland in issues,” coach Tom Cable said. Championship Series standings and closest game of the season Saturday, edge in the computer ratings at third
April, friends offered condolences “We’re becoming a winning football put themselves in position to pass a 40-35 victory against San Diego compared to Boise State’s sixth.
for his fate of joining a franchise team. We’re becoming a confident their BCS Buster rivals down the State in which they allowed the That leaves Boise State with a
that had endured so many years of football team with some faith and stretch. Aztecs back in the game with two BCS average of .8634 and TCU
losing and turmoil that it had belief. Now we understand that we Oregon and Auburn are still in the long fourth-quarter touchdown with an average of .8966.
become a laughingstock of the have to go out and do it a certain top two spots in the standings passes. “A lot can happen in three weeks,
NFL. way every time.” released Sunday. TCU remained TCU also was hurt by Utah’s 28- (the Broncos) have a very slight
“Guys were like, ’Man, that’s The Raiders (5-4) have done that third, but had a bad week in BCS 3 loss at Notre Dame. The Horned lead in the polls, but they still have
where you go for your career to for three weeks, following up terms. Frogs beat the previously unbeaten
blowout victories over Denver and a lot of ground to make up and the
die,”’ Groves said. “I said, ’It can’t The Horned Frogs and Broncos Utes 47-7 in their prior game. It
Seattle by rallying for a 23-20 over- strength of the conference schedule
be like that. It can’t be that bad.”’ are vying for two prizes. The team looked like a big win at the time and
It might have been that bad the time victory over AFC West rival helped TCU widen its lead on Boise has yet to come,” Palm said.
in third place in the BCS standings
past seven years, when the Raiders Kansas City last week that moved is likely to be next in line for the State in the BCS standings. Boise State plays Fresno State (6-
had a record run of futility matched Oakland within a half-game of the national championship game if A week later, beating the Utes 3), Nevada (9-1), 18th in the BCS
only by off-field distractions. division lead. Auburn or Oregon slip up down the doesn’t look so impressive and standings, and Utah State (4-6) over
There were frequent coach firings, That win brought back memories stretch. Boise State has crept closer. The the next three weeks.
constant internal bickering and of Oakland’s run of three straight Auburn plays Alabama the day Broncos beat Idaho 52-14 on Friday TCU has a week off before clos-
botched drafts and high-profile free division titles from 2000-02, with a after Thanksgiving and South night. ing its season against New Mexico
agent busts that turned one of pro sold-out crowd at the frenzied Carolina in the Southeastern “It was as bad a day as you can (1-9).
football’s most successful franchis- Coliseum cheering on the home Conference title game. have and not lose your game,” BCS “TCU is done making their case.
es into one of its sorriest. team. Oregon has off this weekend, fol- analyst Jerry Palm said about They’re out of the national spot-
A strong draft, smart personnel Punter Shane Lechler noticed the lowed by a home game against TCU’s Saturday. light,” Palm said. “Boise has the
moves and some much-needed sta- different feel while fighting traffic Arizona and a road game against With three more games to play, floor to themselves to do what they
bility this past offseason have led to on the way to the stadium with kick- Oregon State. compared with one for TCU, the can. That’s an advantageous posi-
a resurgence in Oakland with Al er Sebastian Janikowski. Even if a title game spot doesn’t Broncos might have enough left to tion to be.”

Nobody will get any trophies “We have to be able to put teams Nedney’s winner. was always going wrong for us.”

Continued from page 13
after this often-ugly game — but
thanks to their division’s profound
mediocrity, San Francisco is back
away when the game is on the
The 49ers overcame 14 penalties
Coach Mike Singletary wouldn’t
pick his starter for next week, but
it’s fairly clear Troy Smith ener-
After Bradford and Steven
Jackson led the Rams (4-5) back
for Josh Brown’s 33-yard field goal
in the chase for its first playoff — including two that wiped out gizes his teammates in ways Alex on the final snap of regulation, St.
berth since 2002, just two games fourth-quarter touchdown passes to Smith hasn’t mastered. Louis couldn’t get a first down
Louis’ porous secondary, Smith behind leader Seattle. St. Louis fell Crabtree and Vernon Davis — and “When we go out there, it’s just after winning the overtime coin
started slowly but went 17 for 28. a game back of first place after los- the late loss of starting left tackle like we’re little kids,” said Gore, toss.
He also outplayed Rams rookie ing on the road for the 20th time in Joe Staley to a broken leg with out- who rushed for 87 yards and caught Smith swiftly moved the 49ers
Sam Bradford in the first NFL 22 games. standing drives on their final two three passes for 67 more, including 55 yards, converting on third down
meeting of Heisman-winning quar- “Somehow we’ve got to find that possessions. St. Louis couldn’t a pivotal fourth-down reception for the first time in the game when
terbacks since Carson Palmer and killer instinct,” said Bradford, who stop Smith from leading a 76-yard during the final regulation drive. “It St. Louis’ Oshiomogho Atogwe
Vinny Testaverde faced off six went 30 of 42 for 251 yards and a march for Crabtree’s catch, fol- feels good, because going back to was called for a 22-yard pass inter-
years ago. touchdown in his fourth road loss. lowed by a 55-yard drive for the first eight games, something ference penalty.
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Jaguars 31,Texans 24 big returns and Chicago moved into a tie
NFL roundup with Green Bay for the NFC North lead.
Mike Thomas caught a 50-yard touch- It was a rough day for Brett Favre and
down pass from David Garrard that touchdowns and Dallas looked revitalized
the Vikings (3-6), who needed to win and
Houston defensive back Glover Quin bat- under interim coach Jason Garrett.
Kitna had TD passes of 13 yards to beat the Packers next week to jump back
ted into his hands on the final play in reg- into the division race.
ulation, giving the Jacksonville Jaguars a rookie Dez Bryant, 71 to halfback Felix
Jones and 24 to Miles Austin as Dallas (2- Favre had 170 yards passing after get-
31-24 win over the Texans on Sunday. ting a career-best 446 last week against
The game looked as if it was going to 7) snapped a five-game losing streak in its
first game since Garrett replaced Wade Arizona, when Minnesota wiped out a
overtime, but Garrard heaved a pass late 14-point deficit and beat the
toward the end zone with no time on the Phillips. Rookie cornerback Bryan
McCann scored on a team-record 101- Cardinals in overtime. This time, there
clock. Quin, who was burned all after- were no late rallies.
yard interception return in a game high-
noon, tried to bat the ball to the ground. lighted by big plays and two third-quarter
Instead, he knocked it right to the 5-foot- power failures that delayed the game for Buccaneers 31,Panthers 16
REUTERS 8 Thomas. 11 minutes. TAMPA, Fla. — Josh Freeman threw
Stuart Appleby was presented with a gold jacket by Victoria two touchdown passes and rookie
Golf Club captain Eric Schrader after winning the Australian Bills 14,Lions 12 23,Bengals 17 LeGarrette Blount ran for a score to lead
Masters golf tournament in Melbourne. ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Fred INDIANAPOLIS — Peyton Manning surprising Tampa Bay.
Jackson scored two touchdowns in lead-
Appleby steals show ing Buffalo to its first victory of the sea-
son and sending Detroit to an NFL-record
setting 25th consecutive road loss.
didn’t throw a TD pass for the second
game this season, but Kelvin Hayden
returned an interception for a touchdown
and Javarris James ran for a TD to lead
Freeman threw TD passes of 8 yards to
Arrelious Benn and 20 yards to Kellen
Winslow for the NFL’s youngest team.
Blount scored on a 17-yard run that fin-
at home Down Under Jackson scored on a 1-yard plunge and
a 16-yard catch in a sloppy game played
in rain-soaked conditions between two
The banged-up Colts (6-3) didn’t need
Manning’s arm to win this one. Instead,
ished a long second-quarter drive as the
Bucs (6-3) rebounded from a six-point
loss to Atlanta that knocked them out of
By Doug Ferguson perennial losers. they scored 17 points off five turnovers first place in the NFC South.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS and stopped the Bengals twice in the final
Jets 26,Browns 20,OT 2:40. Broncos 49,Chiefs 29
MELBOURNE, Australia — Stuart Appleby received hardly CLEVELAND — Santonio Holmes
any fanfare at the Australian Masters until he slipped on the gold scored on a 37-yard touchdown pass from Dolphins 29,Titans 17 DENVER — Kyle Orton threw a
career-high four touchdown passes, Tim
jacket that a year ago belonged to Tiger Woods. Mark Sanchez with 16 seconds left in MIAMI — Miami achieved its season- Tebow had two TDs and Knowshon
He wasn’t among the five faces on promotional posters around overtime, giving the Jets eighth straight high point total, and it only took three Moreno topped 100 yards for the first
Melbourne, nor was he invited to the gala dinner. And even regular-season road win. quarterbacks, a flea-flicker and the revival time as Denver scored its most points in
though none of the others had more wins this year — and none It was the second consecutive overtime of the wildcat. 47 years.
had ever shot a 59 to win a PGA Tour event — that was fine with victory for the Jets (7-2), who won 23-20 Defense helped, too. Randy Moss man- Snapping a four-game losing streak, the
him. in Detroit a week ago. New York over- aged only one catch in his first game with Broncos (3-6) kept alive their chances of
“I noticed it, but it was not even close to annoying me,” came three missed field goals by Nick the Titans, Miami takeaways led to two getting back into the playoff race in hand-
Appleby said Sunday after closing with a 6-under 65 for a one- Folk, including a 47-yarder in OT. touchdowns. ing the Chiefs (5-4) their second straight
shot victory. “I have an ego, no doubt about it. But it wasn’t like, loss.
’Oh, they haven’t got me up there?’ It’s the Tiger Woods show, Cowboys 33,Giants 20 Bears 27,Vikings 13 The only time the Broncos scored more
and the others. You know what? It didn’t play out that way.” EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — CHICAGO — Jay Cutler threw for points was in 1963, when they put up 50
The only entertainment value from Woods came in his final Jon Kitna passed for 327 yards and three three touchdowns, Devin Hester had two against the San Diego Chargers.
hour, when he made two eagles over the final four holes and shot
65 to match his best score of the year. He still ended a full year
without winning, as he finished in fourth place as the defending
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Turner defended his decision for the onside 22-21 lead with 2:42 left to play.

Continued from page 13
kick, saying he didn’t want to give South City’s
return men a chance to make a play.
“The previous times we kicked off, they got
El Camino opened the scoring on its second
drive of the game, driving 55 yards on seven
plays. A 19-yard run from D.J. Peluso, who fin-
Continued from page 13
near mid-field anyway,” Turner said. “(Our) ished with 104 yards on 18 carries, gave the
kickoff coverage this year has been a little Colts a first down at the Warriors 16 and Justin
catch for what turned out to be the winning scary. I was scared to kick it to their athletes. Saturday. “We’ve had a lot of success before
score with 36 seconds left to play. Eclavea snared a Kharroub pass that he turned and with that comes a little more expectation,
“(It was) a tough call to make, but the coach into a 16-yard touchdown that gave the Colts a
“They didn’t give up,” Moro said of his team. has to make the tough call.” not just outside but within. I’m very proud
The Warriors were aided greatly on their 7-0 lead. how this team came together this past two
In what was a defensive battle most of the It was short-lived, however, as South City
game-winning scoring drive when El Camino, game, the drama increased over the final min- years since we last won.”
which had just scored a touchdown and 2-point needed only one play to tie the score. The Edwards was competing for season champi-
utes of play. With South City trailing 14-13, the Warriors returned the kickoff to their own 41
conversion for a 22-21 lead, surprisingly tried Warriors took the lead with 8:36 left to play onships just a couple of years ago, winning 16
an onside kick. South City’s Joey Moro fell on and Salem did the rest – going off left tackle for career races, but suddenly couldn’t find his
when Falah Salem, who finished with 182
the ball at his own 49 to give the Warriors a a 59-yard score. way to the checkers. He came close with a
yards on 23 carries, scored from 2 yards out
short field with which to work. and then converted the 2-point conversion for a The Warriors took a 13-7 lead following a second in Chicago earlier this season and was
“I thought, ‘No way (they’d go for an onside 21-14 lead. Johnson interception that gave them first down good enough to qualify for the Chase for the
kick),’” Moro said. “We have those guys prac- El Camino (5-5 overall, 3-2 PAL Lake) at the El Camino 19. After a 20-yard run from Championship, but kept hearing the questions
ticing (recovering onside kicks) every day.” responded with arguably its most important Salem, J.J. Vaioli took a handoff and swept left about why he couldn’t win.
And after struggling most of the day offen- drive of the game. Starting from their own 36, into the end zone from eight yard out. Edwards ended the discussion in emphati-
sively, the Warriors put it all together on the the Colts methodically drove down the field, El Camino took a 14-13 lead just before half- cally, leading five times for 93 laps, overtak-
final drive. Moro believed the fact they had to converting a fourth-and-1 at the South City 39 time, taking seven minutes off the clock in the ing Denny Hamlin with about 45 laps left and
go only 50 yards instead of 80 – if the Colts in the process. On second down at the process. The Colts drove 62 yards on 15 plays, holding off Ryan Newman to the line.
kicked off deep — gave his team confidence. Warriors’ 5, quarterback Omar Kharroub hit culminating with a Kharroub 5-yard slant pass “It had been far too long since we had been
“It would have been over if we had to go 80,” Tajah Childs in the right corner of the end to Tyler Rios with 1:33 left in the first half. in Victory Circle with Carl,” team owner Jack
Moro said. “Getting the ball on the 50, we had zone. Nathan Huey bulled into the end zone “This was a well-played game by both Rousch said. “Everybody expects Carl to win
hope and a chance.” for the 2-point conversion and the Colts had a teams,” Turner said. and Carl expects to win, so we’re proud.”

“We’ve played Menlo twice, so we were The win now has people within the program Christopher High School in Gilroy.

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determined to beat them again,” Daschbach
While there were some miscues early, the
talking about going further into the postsea-
“We just have to stay focused the whole
Meanwhile, Menlo’s season concludes with
a 21-16 record. The Knights will likely be a
force next season despite losing senior captain
Gators seemed to flip a switch coming out of time and have the energy,” Shannon said. “We
Jasmin Moledina, who finished Saturday’s
timeouts. As evenly matched as the clubs definitely have the potential to go all the way.
Sonia Abuel-Saud, who had 11 and 10 kills, were, that might have been the difference. “I would definitely say we are in it to win it,” contest with 10 kills.
respectively, as well as a stifling presence in “During our huddles we regrouped and Daschbach said. Edelman, a sophomore, will return along
the middle with blockers Jesse Ebner and talked about eliminating errors,” Shannon The Gators are now 19-10 on the season and with standout freshmen Maddie Huber and
Ellie Shannon. said. will face Soquel at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Maddy Frappier
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15 16 17 18 19 20 21
vs. Kings @ Avalanche @ Stars
7:30 p.m. 6 p.m.
Atlantic Division Atlantic Division
Boston 8 2 .800 — Philadelphia 11 4 2 24 58 37 N.Y.Jets 7 2 0 .778 208 150
vs. Detroit New England 6 2 0 .750 219 188
7:30 p.m.
New Jersey 3 6 .333 4 1/2 N.Y.Rangers 9 7 1 19 52 47 Miami 5 4 0 .556 172 192
CSN-BAY New York 3 7 .300 5 Pittsburgh 9 8 1 19 56 49 Buffalo 1 8 0 .111 164 245
Philadelphia 2 8 .200 6 New Jersey 5 10 2 12 33 56 South
Toronto 2 8 .200 6 N.Y.Islanders 4 10 3 11 37 58 W L T Pct PF PA
Nov. 21 Nov. 29 Dec. 5 Dec. 12 Dec. 16 Dec. 26 Southeast Division Northeast Division Indianapolis 6 3 0 .667 240 185
vs.Tampa @ Arizona @ Packers vs. Seattle @ Chargers @ Rams W L Pct GB W L OT Pts GF GA Tennessee 5 4 0 .556 241 179
1:05 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 1:05 p.m. 5:20 p.m. 10 a.m. Orlando 6 3 .667 — Jacksonville 5 4 0 .556 196 250
10 a.m. Montreal 11 5 1 23 46 36 Houston 4 5 0 .444 217 257
FOX ESPN FOX FOX NFL Net. FOX Atlanta 7 4 .636 — Ottawa 9 7 1 19 45 48 North
Miami 6 4 .600 1/2 Boston 8 5 1 17 41 29 W L T Pct PF PA
Nov. 21 Nov. 28 Dec. 5 Dec. 12 Dec. 19 Dec. 26 Charlotte 3 7 .300 3 1/2 Buffalo 6 9 3 15 47 57 Pittsburgh 6 2 0 .750 174 123
@ Steelers vs.Miami @ Chargers @ Jags vs.Denver vs. Colts Washington 2 6 .250 3 1/2 Toronto 5 8 3 13 35 47 Baltimore 6 3 0 .667 196 165
10 a.m. 1:05 p.m. 1:05 p.m. 10 a.m. 1:15 p.m. 1:05 p.m. Central Division Southeast Division Cleveland 3 6 0 .333 172 182
CBS CBS CBS CBS CBS W L Pct GB Cincinnati 2 7 0 .222 184 213
Chicago 5 3 .625 — Washington 13 4 1 27 66 47
Milwaukee 5 5 .500 1 W L T Pct PF PA
Tampa Bay 8 7 2 18 48 54 Oakland 5 4 0 .556 235 188
1 1/2 Atlanta
Kansas City
San Diego
Detroit 4 6 .400 2 Denver 3 6 0 .333 203 252
FOOTBALL No. 7 Valley Christian (18-17) def. No. 2 Burlingame Florida 7 8 0 14 44 39
The Bell Game (28-6) 25-16,25-22,23-25,22-25,15-11
South City 29,El Camino 22
El Camino 7 7 0 8 – 22
Division IV
No. 3 Mercy-Burlingame (25-10) def. No. 11 Mercy-
South City 7 6 0 16 – 29 Burlingame (23-10) 25-15,25-22,25-22 Southwest Division East
W L Pct GB Central Division W L T Pct PF PA
Scoring summary No. 2 Notre Dame-Belmont (25-11) def. No. 7 King
EC – Eclavea 16 pass from Kharroub (Reinke kick) New Orleans 8 0 1.000 — W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y.Giants 6 3 0 .667 236 193
City (19-10) 25-16,25-18,16-25,25-19
SC – Salem 59 run (Torres kick) No.4 Sacred Heart Prep(19-10) def.No.5 Menlo School San Antonio 8 1 .889 1/2 Detroit 11 3 1 23 51 37 Philadelphia 5 3 0 .625 198 181
SC – Vaioli 8 run (kick fail) (21-16) 19-25,25-22,25-17,25-21 Dallas 6 2 .750 2 St.Louis 9 3 3 21 38 34 Washington 4 4 0 .500 155 170
EC – Rios 5 pass from Kharroub (Reinke kick) Chicago 9 9 2 20 57 59 Dallas 2 7 0 .222 194 252
Division V Memphis 4 6 .400 5 South
SC – Salem 2 run (Salem run) No. 3 Crystal Springs (20-9) def. No. 6 More (21-13) Houston 3 6 .333 5 1/2 Columbus 9 6 0 18 41 38
EC – Childs 5 pass from Kharroub (Huey run) 25-17,25-10,25-14 Northwest Division Nashville 7 5 3 17 38 43 Atlanta 7 2 0 .778 222 175
SC – Johnson 15 pass from Los (Bildhauer pass from GIRLS’WATER POLO W L Pct GB Northwest Division New Orleans 6 3 0 .667 201 151
Los) CCS quarterfinals Utah 7 3 .700 — W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 6 3 0 .667 188 206
Individual statistics Division I Denver 5 4 .556 1 1/2 Vancouver 10 4 2 22 51 39 Carolina 1 8 0 .111 104 215
RUSHING (carries-yards): EL CAMINO – Peluso 18- No.1 Menlo-Atherton 13,No.9 Sequoia 4 Oklahoma City 5 4 .556 1 1/2 Minnesota 8 6 2 18 38 38 North
104,Huey 25-86,Kharroub 7-19,Samson 1-6,Alonzo Records – Menlo-Atherton 16-9 overall;Sequoia 11- Portland 6 5 .545 1 1/2 Colorado 8 7 1 17 53 50 W L T Pct PF PA
1-1, Childs 1-0.Totals 53-216. SOUTH CITY – Salem 6 Calgary 7 9 0 14 46 49 Chicago 6 3 0 .667 175 146
23-182,Los 3-14,Vaioli 2-14,Johnson 1-3,Tufono 1-(- Minnesota 3 8 .273 4 1/2 Green Bay 6 3 0 .667 221 143
Division II Pacific Division Edmonton 4 9 3 11 42 66 Minnesota 3 6 0 .333 169 195
2),Bildhauer 1-(-2).Totals 31-209. No.2 Los Altos 12,No.7 Menlo School 2
PASSING (comp-att-yards-td-int):EL CAMINO – Khar- W L Pct GB Pacific Division Detroit 2 7 0 .222 215 202
roub 7-16-51-3-1.SOUTH CITY – Los 8-17-103-1-2. Records – Menlo School 9-13 overall;Los Altos 19-6 L.A.Lakers 8 1 .889 — W L OT Pts GF GA West
RECEIVING (catches-yards):EL CAMINO – Eclavea 2- No.1 Sacred Heart Prep 13,No.8 Aragon 5 Golden State 6 4 .600 2 1/2 Los Angeles 12 3 0 24 47 28 W L T Pct PF PA
29,Rios 3-15,Childs 1-5,Peluso 1-2.Totals 7-51.SOUTH Records – Sacred Heart Prep 22-3 overall;Aragon 11- Phoenix 4 4 .500 3 1/2 Anaheim 10 7 2 22 50 57 Seattle 5 4 0 .556 166 199
CITY – Vaioli 3-29,Bildhauer 2-27,Salem 1-18,John- 12 Sacramento 3 6 .333 5 Phoenix 7 5 5 19 47 53 St.Louis 4 5 0 .444 160 164
son 1-15,Moro 1-14.Totals 8-103. BOYS’WATER POLO L.A.Clippers 1 9 .100 7 1/2 San Francisco 3 6 0 .333 160 198
CCS quarterfinals San Jose 8 5 2 18 42 37 Arizona 3 6 0 .333 175 261
TOTAL OFFENSE (rush-pass-total):EL CAMINO – 216- Dallas 8 7 0 16 46 44
51-266.SOUTH CITY – 209-103-312. Division I Sunday’s Games
VOLLEYBALL No.6 Leland 8,No.3 Menlo-Atherton 7 OT Sunday’s Games
Atlanta 111,Minnesota 105 Sunday’s Games Chicago 27,Minnesota 13
CCS quarterfinals Records – Menlo-Atherton 16-8 overall; Leland 21- Detroit 100,Sacramento 94
5-1 N.Y.Rangers 8,Edmonton 2 Miami 29,Tennessee 17
Division I San Antonio 117,Oklahoma City 104
No.3 Menlo-Atherton (21-7) def.No.6 San Benito (18- No.4 Serra 8,No.5 Monta Vista 7 OT Washington 6,Atlanta 4 Buffalo 14,Detroit 12
Records – Serra 15-11 overall;Monta Vista 17-9 Houston 104,New York 96 Minnesota 4,Tampa Bay 1 Jacksonville 31,Houston 24
19) 25-17,25-17,25-18 Phoenix at L.A.Lakers,9:30 p.m.
No.5 Carlmont (21-13) def.No.4 North Salinas (23-9) Division II Chicago 3,Anaheim 2,OT N.Y.Jets 26,Cleveland 20,OT
No.2 Menlo School 15,No.7 Live Oak 4 Monday’s Games Monday’s Games Indianapolis 23,Cincinnati 17
25-21,22-25,23-25,25-17,15-12 Minnesota at Charlotte,7 p.m.
Division II Records – Menlo School 16-9 overall;Live Oak 14-10 New Jersey at Boston,7 p.m. Tampa Bay 31,Carolina 16
No.3 Mountain View (18-8) def.No.6 Aragon (24-12) No.1 Sacred Heart Prep 19,No.8 Willow Glen 9 Memphis at Orlando,7 p.m. Vancouver at Buffalo,7 p.m. Denver 49,Kansas City 29
13-25,25-18,25-19,25-21 Records – Sacred Heart Prep 18-9 overall;Willow Glen New Orleans at Dallas,8:30 p.m. Ottawa at Philadelphia,7 p.m. Dallas 33,N.Y.Giants 20
Division III 12-9 Detroit at Golden State,10:30 p.m. San Francisco 23,St.Louis 20,OT
Los Angeles at San Jose,10:30 p.m.
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ur shelter’s Education Department has a good
thing going and it shouldn’t be a well-kept
secret. In addition to holding Animal Camp for
9-12 year olds, arranging for volunteer docents and their
pets to make presentations at San Mateo County elemen-
tary schools, giving shelter tours and working on other
age-specific programs like our popular Vet Shadow
Program for high school kids, they host an ongoing series
of interesting “talks” for the community. We’re up to
almost one talk per month and most are free, though we
do accept donations at the door. Great for adults but suit-
able for kids as well, our programs draw a few dozen
guests, on average, but are rarely standing-room only.
Given the speakers, topics and price, they should be!
Take next Sunday’s program: from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Nov.

’Megamind’continues it’s reign

By Christy Lemire place with $11.7 million. The Universal
21, PHS/SPCA Chief of Staff Dr. Linda Janowitz and fel-
low staff vet Dr. Katie Kristensen will tackle a topic
close to my heart: caring for older pets. Their talk is
designed to help owners learn about their pets’ changing
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Top 10 movies Pictures sci-fi thriller depicts aliens needs and how to help them stay healthy and comfortable
invading and destroying Los Angeles. during their twilight years. They’ll address common con-
LOS ANGELES — Will Ferrell’s das- 1.“Megamind,”$30 million. And “Morning Glory,” a Paramount cerns such as nutrition and diet, dental care, exercise and
tardly schemes continue to succeed, with 2.“Unstoppable,”$23.5 million. comedy set in a network morning show recognizable signs of illness. And, since we have a good
the animated “Megamind” staying at the 3.“Due Date,”$15.5 million. starring Rachel McAdams, Harrison number of senior pets currently available for adoption,
top of the box office. 4.“Skyline,”11.7 million. Ford and Diane Keaton, opened at No. 5
5.“Morning Glory,”$9.6 million. our speakers will also touch on the benefits of opening
The DreamWorks Animation 3-D with about $9.6 million.
6.“For Colored Girls,”$6.75 million. Anne Globe, head of worldwide mar- your home and heart to a senior shelter pet. The program
comedy, featuring Ferrell as the voice of 7.“Red,”$5.1 million. will be held in our auditorium, located at the far right (or
a super villain, made just over $30 mil- keting for DreamWorks Animation, said
8.“Paranormal Activity 2,”$3 million. positive word of mouth helped south) end of our parking lot. For more information
lion in its second week in theaters, 9.“Saw 3-D,”$2.75 million. about next Monday’s program or to receive our
“Megamind” remain on top.
according to Sunday studio estimates. 10.“Jackass 3-D,”$2.3 million. announcement for future talks, please call 340-7022, ext.
“It’s exciting because audiences are
It’s now made nearly $90 million total. clearly responding very well to the 308. You can also mark this date: On Sunday, Dec. 5, 11
“Megamind” also features the voices of — Media By Numbers LLC movie,” said Globe. “This was a decided a.m. to noon, a professional groomer will present proper
Brad Pitt, Tina Fey and Jonah Hill. No. 1 again. We were only down 35 per- grooming tools and techniques — including hands-on fur
Opening in second place is the 20th Last week’s No. 2 film, “Due Date,” cent, which is a pretty terrific hold for demos — to help you create a positive and enjoyable
Century Fox action thriller fell to the third spot with $15.5 million. the movie.”
“Unstoppable,” starring Denzel grooming experience at home.
The Warner Bros. comedy features But “Megamind” is the rare family
Washington and Chris Pine as railroad Robert Downey Jr. and Zach movie in theaters these days, which also Scott oversees PHS/SPCA’s Customer Service,
workers trying to stop a massive run- Galifianakis as opposites stuck together helps, said analyst Paul Behavior and Training, Education, Outreach, Field
away train. It made $23.5 million. The on a cross-country road trip. It’s now Dergarabedian. Next week, the feverish- Services, Cruelty Investigation, Volunteer and Media/PR
movie is based on a 2001 Ohio incident made $59 million in two weeks. ly anticipated first half of the “Harry program areas and staff. His companion, Murray, oversees
in which a train carrying hazardous Among the weekend’s other new Potter” finale, “Harry Potter and the
cargo traveled 66 miles without a crew. releases, “Skyline” opened in fourth Deathly Hallows: Part 1,” debuts.
20 Monday • Nov. 15, 2010 THE DAILY JOURNAL

lenn Rice, Ph.D., 54, of Derek and Jennifer France, of
Hillsborough, has been Sacramento, gave birth to a baby
appointed by Gov. Arnold girl at Sequoia Hospital Oct. 31.
Schwarzenegger to the Health ***
Professions Education Audon Marquez and Sandy
Foundation Board of Trustees. Torres, of Redwood City,
*** gave birth to a baby girl
Shreyas Kumar at Sequoia Hospital
and Swapnil Nov. 1.
Sinvhal, of ***
Foster City, gave Michael Rogers
birth to a baby and Radoslava
girl at Sequoia Hristova, of Belmont, SAMCAR Holiday
Hospital Oct. 14. gave birth to a baby boy at
*** Sequoia Hospital Nov. 1. Season Auction
Randy and Lusina Reed, of *** The San Mateo County
Redwood City, gave birth to a baby Rodney and Kimberly Machado, Association of REALTORS
girl at Sequoia Hospital Oct. 28. of San Carlos, gave birth to twins, a (SAMCAR) held its Holiday From left, Steve Blanton, SAMCAR Executive Director; Michelle Berg,
*** boy and a girl, at Sequoia Hospital Season Auction Nov. 2, raising Community Relations and Events Coordinator, Second Harvest Food Bank
Brian and Nicole Jennings, of San Nov. 1. $4,200 within 90 minutes for Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties; and Jennifer Tasto, 2010 SAMCAR
Jose, gave birth to a baby boy at *** Second Harvest Food Bank of President,at the SAMCAR Holiday Season Auction Nov.2.
Sequoia Hospital Oct. 29. Ryan and Jaclyn McKee, of Santa Clara and San Mateo by our SAMCAR membership. I
*** Redwood City, gave birth to a baby Counties. Food Bank Coordinator would especially like to thank
James and Yukiko Sprecher, of boy at Sequoia Hospital Nov. 2. Michelle Berg opened the event Johnny Marshall and his team at
Foster City, gave birth to a baby *** with a call to action, discussing the Marsetti Landscaping for doing a
boy at Sequoia Hospital Oct. 29. John and Katherine Najac, of need for donations to purchase spectacular job in decorating the
*** Redwood City, gave birth to a baby tables and the room to bring a fes-
meals for thousands of families
Jonathan and Sanae Trotter, of boy at Sequoia Hospital Nov. 2. tive atmosphere to the event.”
during the holidays. SAMCAR
Belmont, gave birth to a baby boy *** SAMCAR has members willing
members responded by bidding on
at Sequoia Hospital Oct. 29. Scott Loring and Karen Fung, of to invest their time and energy into
holiday themed baskets donated by
*** San Mateo, gave birth to a baby boy
REALTOR and Affiliate members. making this event the success it
Jonathan Pagmanua and at Sequoia Hospital Nov. 3. Lyn Jason Cobb of the Menlo Polo
The hot items included an iPad was. Due to the efforts and gen-
Jacquelyn Liam, of Daly City, *** Club took flight with her teammates
David and Molly McDonough, of donated by the Affiliates Council erosity of dozens of members of
gave birth to a baby girl at Sequoia members and a landscaping pack- the San Mateo County Association Sept. 22 in advance of the Madelyn
Hospital Oct. 29. San Carlos, gave birth to a baby girl Gilmore Jason Memorial
at Sequoia Hospital Nov. 3. age donated by Marsetti of REALTORS, over 2,000 meals
*** Landscaping. will be served during the holidays Tournament.Tournament Sponsor
Matthey and Megan Nelson, of *** Airship Ventures whisked a group of
John Madden and Anne Miller, of “Thanks to the amazing efforts to local families and grants will be
San Bruno, gave birth to a baby girl by Virginia Trowbridge of Farmers funded to local charities. polo players up and over The Menlo
Redwood City, gave birth to a baby Polo Club,providing a bird’s-eye view
at Sequoia Hospital Oct. 30. Trowbridge Insurance, the Affiliate For more information contact
girl at Sequoia Hospital Nov. 4. of the grounds and a good look at
*** *** Council and the SAMCAR Special SAMCAR at 696-8200. San Mateo
Michael and Lorena Groves, of other Silicon Valley landmarks.The
Viet-Khoi Nguyen and Martha Events team, the Holiday Season County sales statistics, news sto-
Belmont, gave birth to a baby girl at Airship Ventures Zeppelin,Eureka,is
Cherwyn, of Redwood City, gave Auction was a great success,” said ries and press releases are avail- the only passenger airship in the
Sequoia Hospital Oct. 30. birth to a baby boy at Sequoia Ann Palermo, Old Republic Title, able on SAMCAR’s web site at
*** United States and one of only two in
Hospital Nov. 4. and SAMCAR Special Events existence. Eureka is 15 feet longer
Kurt Kwok and Anthea Pang, of Chairperson. “Eric Berggren, then a 747 airplane but has the
Redwood City, gave birth to a baby Intero Real Estate, did an outstand- advantage of fold down windows
girl at Sequoia Hospital Oct. 31. Have some good news? Contact us at ing job as the auctioneer, auction- To send us information on upcoming that allow passengers to hang their
*** ing off 20 donated baskets/items events, e-mail us at social@smdai-
heads out for a breath of fresh air.
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From left,Mission Hospice Auxiliary’s Board vice-chair Dani Magilligan,Board member Betty
Stern,Barbara Regan,and Board member Ann Regan were in attendance at the Auxiliary’s Oct.
30 Fall Gala “Luck,Be a Lady Tonight”— an elegant,1950s-inspired dinner,dance and casino
night that raised $60,000 to support patients who cannot afford hospice care.Mission Hospice
and Home Care serves thousands of families in the San Mateo County community,providing
quality,compassionate care to those who are terminally ill or facing a life-limiting illness,and
to their families. More information about Mission Hospice & Home Care and the Auxiliary is
available at
Toys for Tots 29,950 children in the Bay Area, and hopes to
exceed 100,000 toys this year.
As the holidays arrive, so do the Marines ... If you would like to have a Toys for Tots
gathering toys. The mission of the U.S. Marine Representative attend an upcoming
Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program event, wish to volunteer to help or want to
is to collect new, unwrapped toys during become an official Toys For Tots toy drop-off
October, November and December each year, location, please use the links at san-bruno-
and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to for
needy children in the community in which the more information or contact Toys for Tots
campaign is conducted. Coordinator Gunnery Sergeant Kevin Thomas
The Toys for Tots San Bruno branch collects at 244-9806.
and distributes toys solely to under-privileged
children in the Marin, San Francisco, San
Mateo and Half Moon Bay areas. In 2009 it To send us information on upcoming events, e-mail
Marines from the 23rd Marine Regiment, San Bruno, shop at Toys “R” Us in Bridgepointe collected and distributed over 90,000 toys to us at
Shopping Center, San Mateo, Nov. 4 as part of the annual Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
program.Toys “R”Us is a Marine Four Star partner and has donated $2 million in toys to the
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Successful Job Search Strategies Middle Ave., Menlo Park. $2 for
for the Over 40 Worker. 10 a.m. to members, $3 for non-members. For
12 p.m. Burlingame Public Library, more information call 326-2025.
480 Primrose Road, Burlingame.
Interactive workshop with Ron General Meeting of National
Visconti, Executive Director of Alliance on Mental Illness. 6:30
Phase2Careers, exploring the full p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Silicon Valley
range of high tech and high touch job Community Foundation, 1300 S. El
search skills needed to be successful Camino Real, San Mateo. For more
in today’s job market. Free. For more information call 638-0800.
information call 558-7400.
Electric Bikes: From Cross Town
Medicare prescription drug plan. to Cross Country Featuring Olive
11 a.m. East Palo Alto Library, 2415 Block and The Green Riders. 6:30
University Ave., East Palo Alto. The p.m. to 8 p.m. Redwood City
Medicare Annual Election Period Council Chambers, 1017
takes place Nov. 15 to Dec. 31, and Middlefield Road, Redwood City.
allows seniors to buy a prescription Before and after the presentation see
drug plan or change their existing some of the latest models from JDO
plan. Free. For more information call Bikes and Redwood City’s Chain
321-7712. Reaction Bicycles. Free. For more
information e-mail
Movies at Little House: ‘The
Ghost Writer.’ 1 p.m. Little House
Auditorium, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Free Home Buyer Workshop. 7
Park. $2 for members, $3 for non- p.m. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage,
members. For more information call 900 Veterans Blvd., Suite 210,
326-2025. Redwood City. Why wonder what it
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Meet the Author. 6:30 p.m., San world of real estate when you can get
Mateo Main Library, Oak Room, 55 solid information? Free. To RSPV
W. Third Ave., San Mateo. Meet and for more information call 888-
Mary Jo Ignoffo, author of ‘Captive 9268.
of the Labyrinth,’ a book about the ALEXANDER M. KALLIS
fascinating life of Sarah Winchester. Blues Jams at Club Fox. 7 p.m to Martine Franck,widow of photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson,poses before two of his works during the Oct.27 preview
Ignoffo writes about California his- 11 p.m. Fox Theatre, 2223
tory. Free and open to everyone. For Broadway, Redwood City. The blues of ‘Henri Cartier-Bresson:The Modern Century’at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
more information call 522-7838. jam is back at our beloved Club Fox
and with all the talent, excitement By Susan Cohn Corey Keller, SFMOMA’s associate curator of photogra-
Dance Connection, free dance les- and variety that made ‘the jam,’ DAILY JOURNAL SENIOR CORRESPONDENT phy.
sons. 6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., open returns this fall to the newly renovat-
dance 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Live ed room. $5. For more information The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is located at
Music by Nob Hill Sounds, visit The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) 151 Third St., near the Moscone Center. Museum hours are
Pilgrims/Indians theme. Burlingame currently presents “Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Thursday through Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. with
Woman’s Club, 241 Park Road, Curtains The Musical. 7 p.m.
Burlingame. Admission is $8 for Aragon High School, 900 Alameda Century,” the first large-scale retrospective of the artist’s extended evening hours Thursdays until 8:45 p.m. The
members, $10 for guests. Light de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Aragon work to be staged in the U.S. in more than three decades. museum is closed on Wednesdays. Admission to the muse-
refreshments. Seniro ballroom danc- High School presents Curtains, the
ing is every first and third Monday of Tony Award-winning musical come- Cartier-Bresson (1908–2004) is celebrated as one of the um is free the first Tuesday of each month. SFMOMA can
the month. For more information dy set in 1959 Boston and comprised most accomplished and original figures in the history of be reached from the Peninsula by taking Caltrain to the SF
call 342-2221 or e-mail of multiple murder mystery plots after the supremely untalented star of photography. The Modern Century features some 300 station and hopping a bus for the short ride to the museum.
Robbin' Hood of the Old West is prints from Cartier-Bresson’s professional career, 1929 to For more information call (415) 357-4000 or visit
Eighth-Grade Parent Information murdered during her opening night Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern
Night. 7 p.m. San Mateo Performing curtain call. $8. For more informa- 1989, with an emphasis on 1932 to 1973. A fifth of the
Arts Center, 600 N. Delaware St., tion contact works on view have never been presented to the public Century runs through Jan. 30.
San Mateo. Presentation will include before.
information on 2011 enrollment pro-
cedures, timelines, and high school A Musical Evening with Kenny The exhibition is organized in 12 thematic sections. The ELSEWHERE IN TOWN:
opportunities. For more information Blackwell and Dorian Michael first two sections focus on the artist’s independent work of The California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate
call Cynthia Clark at 558-2212. Duo. Belmont Library, 1110
Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. the early 1930s and his work immediately following World Park has an all-new, all-digital planetarium show, “Life: A
League of Women Voters Meeting Join us for a musical evening with War II. The next three sections show Cartier-Bresson’s Cosmic Story,” produced by the Academy and narrated by
on Jobs. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Chetcuti Kenny Blackwell and Dorian photographs of life in France, the West and the East,
Room, Library Plaza, 450 Poplar Michael Duo including bluegrass, actress Jodie Foster. Take a journey through 13.7 billion
Ave., Millbrae. Speakers include blues, jazz, old-timey, Celtic and including India and Indonesia at the time of their inde- years and witness key events since the Big Bang set the
Doug Henton, Chairman and CEO of Brazilian. For more information con- pendence, as well as his iconic pictures of Mahatma stage for life. See the first stars ignite, galaxies coalesce,
Collaborative Economics, Scott tact
Hauge, President of Small Business
Gandhi’s last days and the aftermath of his death. and entire worlds take shape. On the early Earth, explore
California, and Fred Sloane, THURSDAY, NOV. 18 Images of the Soviet Union are the focus of the follow- two scenarios for the dawn of life: one near a roiling, deep-
Workforce Development Manager of East Palo Alto Connect II. 9 a.m to ing sections, when Cartier-Bresson was the first Western
San Mateo County. Free. For more 2 p.m. 1858-B Bay Road, East Palo sea hydrothermal vent, the other in a primordial “hot pud-
information e-mail lrkaseff@com- Alto. A day of assistance, counseling photographer to gain access to the country after Stalin’s dle” on a volcanic island. By the time the 25-minute show and care for the homeless and those death in 1953. This section also includes photographs of ends, you’ll have a new appreciation for the connectedness
at risk of homelessness. Free. For
TUESDAY, NOV. 16 more information visit projectwe- the U.S. during the postwar boom and his four-month stint of all living things. For ticket information and to see a trail-
Animals in Action. 10:30 a.m. in China in 1958 documenting that country’s “Great Leap er visit
Coyote Point Museum, 1651 Coyote Forward.” ***
Point Drive, San Mateo. Wildlife Older Driver Traffic Safety
keepers doing animal enrichment Seminar. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The concluding sections focus on Cartier-Bresson’s The Museum of Craft and Design, previously known as
Highlands Recreation Center, 1851 observations of gatherings in streets around the world, the
activities, taking animals for walks
Lexington Ave., San Mateo. For the San Francisco Museum of Craft+Design, offers
and leading training sessions. Free
with admission to museum. For more more information call 363-4572. transformation of Europe as old cultures were confronted Transference, a glass and kinetic-sound installation on
information call 342-7755. by modern realities, and portrait work. There are 34 por- view through Jan. 9 at 499 Castro St. This short-term
Thanksgiving Lunch. 11:30 a.m.
Twin Pines Senior & Community traits that reveal the artist’s skill as an observer of the museum exhibition is the first pop-up planned in San
Veterans, Widows Of Veterans, &
Seniors Benefits Seminar. 1 p.m. Center, 20 Pines Lane, Belmont. human world and as one of the great portraitists of the 20th Francisco neighborhoods as the Museum of Craft and
Turkey and all the trimmings will be
Atria Burlingame, 250 Myrtle Road,
enjoyed by all. Suggested donation is century. Design (MCD) prepares for a new permanent home in late
Burlingame. Free. For more infor-
mation call 343-2747. $4 for those over 60 and $8 for The exhibition is organized by Peter Galassi, chief cura- 2011.
everyone else. For more information tor of the department of photography at The Museum of
contact 595-7444.
Tuesday Tea at Little House. 2 p.m. Modern Art in New York. Galassi narrates the audio-tour of
to 3 p.m. Little House Auditorium, Business Survival: Keep Your
800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. $1 for Small Business Alive. Noon. San
the exhibit. The San Francisco presentation is organized by Susan Cohn can be reached at
members, $2 for non-members. For Mateo County Law Library, 710
more information call 326-2025. Hamilton St., Redwood City. Learn
teel crowd that wanted to get away Unlike other settlers in the area,

the ‘unofficial’ rules of law and busi-
Healthy Holiday Cooking. 6 p.m. to ness for small businesses to survive
7:30 p.m. New Leaf, 150 San Mateo with attorney Benjamin Martin. Free.
from the core of San Francisco (Yerba Woodward enclosed his property and
Road, Half Moon Bay. Family Chef For more information visit Buena) and the unsavory reputation and planted lawns and magnificent gardens
Amy Fothergill will give a hands-on
cooking class on how to prepare people who inhabited the area. everywhere. In 1861, he traveled to
healthy meals for the holidays. $20.
For more events visit Continued from page 3 In 1867, City Gardens was opened at Europe and, while there for a year and, click Calendar.
Pre-registration required. For more 12th and Folsom streets to serve the a half, went on a buying spree. He
information or to register visit added lawns and a flower-hung conser- fashionable Rincon Hill crowd. Soon bought plants, animals, artifacts and art
vatory to the already magnificent house opened other resorts; the Grizzly Bear, by the crate load and shipped it back to
Smart Choices in Retirement. 7 and invited his friends to dine in the
p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 the Nightingale and Witzeleben’s his Mission Street home. He displayed
Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. banquet hall for parties. In 1862, the Brewery near old Mission. Further to the art and artifacts in his home and his
Come and learn 10 key principles “Hermitage,” as Pioche named the the south was the Red House and Chris What Cheer House.
that can help keep a steady stable and
steady income and help make sure house, and the Willows fell victim to Lilley’s resorts that catered to dueling When his mansion became overflow-
your money lasts throughout retire- nature when the lake overflowed and matches. Chris Lilley would play an ing with his collections he built a
ment. Free. For more information the Hermitage and the Willows floated
call 591-8286. important part in the corrupt election gallery and conservatory on the grounds
away. fiasco that formed the county of San to house them. His fenced-in gardens
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17 On May Day 1853, Christian Russ, a Mateo in the mid-1850s. became a destination for people riding
San Bruno VA Outpatient Clinic
Fifth Anniversary Party. 10:30 leading jeweler and owner of the hotel The grandest resort/museum that the Mission Street trolley line and on
a.m. to noon. San Bruno American downtown, the Russ House, invited the developed in the Mission District was Sundays they would line up at his gates
Legion Hall, 757 San Mateo Ave., German community to celebrate the
San Bruno. For more information called Woodward’s Gardens. Robert to gaze at his estate. His collection
call 615-6003. occasion at his country house at Sixth Woodward came to San Francisco and grew until he was persuaded to open his
and Harrison streets. Some 1800 developed a grocery store into a great grounds to the public in 1866 after set-
Beginning E-mail. 10:30 a.m.
Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de “guests” marched down Mission Road success. In 1852, he opened the What tling his family in Napa Valley. His pri-
las Pulgas, Belmont. Learn how to to his home and made a day of it drink- Cheer House on Leidesdorff Street. The vate life was over now and for the rest
create your own account to begin ing beer and dancing in Russ’ gardens.
sending and receiving electronic hotel was an instant success. He catered of his life he presented to the public the
mail. For more information contact Russ formally opened his gardens to the to a male clientele with inexpensive liveliest zoo collection of animals on public and another popular resort was boarding in the more than 1,000 rooms the West Coast, plus buildings of arti-
Community Forums at Little available to the revelers. and a restaurant that served a la carte. facts with constant entertainment put on
House. 11 a.m. Garden Room at San Francisco was becoming civi- He was the only restaurant that served a by performers strolling around the
Little House, 800 Middle Ave., lized as more families and women
Menlo Park. A discussion on ‘What la carte in San Francisco and the grounds. It was a never-ending circus,
You Should Know About Medicare moved into San Francisco. The feline patrons loved it. From his financial suc- museum, garden, eating experience for
2011.’ Free. For more information influence greatly turned the wild 1840- cess at What Cheer House, he pur- the public and they loved it. Woodward
call 326-2025.
49er gold rush image into a more sub- chased four acres of land on Mission died in 1879. His son, unable to main-
Movies at Little House: ‘Eat, dued family town. Numerous other Street at 14th Street and built a mansion tain the enthusiasm his father had,
Drink, Man, Woman.’ 1:30 p.m. resorts opened to serve the more gen- on it for his family. closed the Gardens in 1894.
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Monday, Nov. 15, 2010 accomplish. It’s a good day to begin with, but having faith in
your abilities will make things even better.
Far more movement than usual is likely to be in the works for
you in the next year. Some activity might be for pleasurable TAURUS (April 20-May 20) - Be friendly to everybody,
purposes, but most is likely to have something to do with because although it’s a given that involvements with suc-
business and everyday life. cessful people can rub off on you, even some lowly types can
open up some big doors of opportunity.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) - Managing and directing others
with extreme skill is within you, but you’ll need to reach out GEMINI (May 21-June 20) - Lady Luck is likely to be show-
in a manner that is not only acceptable, but is also welcomed. ering you with multiple opportunities where your work or
Show your stuff. career is concerned. Take advantage of every one of them,
regardless of size.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) - The victory that you’re
envisioning can only be accomplished with a lot of tenacity CANCER (June 21-July 22) - Although a number of condi-
combined with much optimism. Both are needed to pull off tions might be better for you than others might be, you could
what you want. fare best with people or things that have never been fortunate
for you previously.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) - Larger than usual strides
can be made at this time if you baste your desires in a lot of LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) - Detecting that you have more control
positive thinking. Big accomplishments can be made in mat- than usual in certain important endeavors won’t be a figment
ters that you recently became interested in. of your imagination. Act on any positive feelings or hunches
you get.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) - You’re entering a brief but
extremely favorable period for achieving financial success, VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) - Lots of great friends, good con-
which might be larger than anything you’ve ever experienced versation, interesting activities and perhaps even a surprise
in the past. Don’t waste this cycle lollygagging. could all be in store for you. This could be one of your happier
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) - There is a strong probability Previous
that you could meet someone who has access to contacts LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) - The possibilities for achieving
you’ve been trying to reach. If asked, this person will open up large material gains are much greater at this time than usual, Sudoku
some of these doors. but it will still be up to you to get out there and make things

ARIES (March 21-April 19) - Believe in yourself and your

happen. Don’t sit on your luck. answers
abilities, and you will soar at whatever it is you want to Copyright 2010, United Feature Syndicate, Inc.

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good cond. $35 - Angela (650)269-3712 304 Furniture
Recruiting for San Mateo, San Francisco ing owners: Takahide Akiyama and Em- dinance Section 2.83.170:
and Santa Clara areas. We offer excel- ma C. Akiyama, same address. The (a) Before the County contracts for MEN'S MOUNTAIN BIKE "Pacific 7K SX
lent benefits! engineering services, architectural 2 END Tables solid maple '60's era
business is conducted by an Individual. 26 inch 21 speed SOLD! $40/both. (650)670-7545
*Medical / Vision / Dental / Life Ins. The registrants commenced to transact services, management consultants,
* 401K/Credit Union * Direct Deposit business under the FBN on or similar one-time professional as-
REQUIREMENTS: /s/ Takahide Akiyama / sistance to accomplish specific proj- 298 Collectibles 3 PIECE COFFEE TABLE SET: $100.
* 1 yrs experience * Own Vehicle This statement was filed with the Asses- ects, requests for proposals shall be (650)787-8219
* Car Insurance * Valid Drivers sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo obtained if the expense of the con- 2 VINTAGE COFFEE CANS - both emp-
* Good Communication skills. tract is estimated to exceed the ty, Hills Bros. red can, 1922-45, Hills BLACK LEATHER office chair with 5
County on 11/04/10. (Published in the rollers $25. (650)871-5078
Call today to set up an interview: San Mateo Daily Journal, 11/08/10, amount established by the Govern- Bros Java Mocha, early 1980’s, $40.
1-800-417-1897 or 650-558-8848 11/15/10, 11/22/10, 11/29/10). ment Code as the limit of the Pur- both, (650)347-5104
chasing Agent's authority to engage BOOKCASE - $25., (650)255-6652
or send Resume to independent contractors. The request 28 RECORDS - 78 RPMS, Bing Crosby, CABINET - wood, $70., (650)367-1350
for proposal shall be in accordance Frankie Laine, Al Jolson, Guy Lumbardo,
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME with Administrative Memoranda pro- many others, all in book albums, $90. all, CHANDELIER WITH 5 lights/ candela-
STATEMENT #241902 mulgated by the County Manager. (650)347-5104 bre base with glass shades $20.
SALES - (b) The Board of Supervisors may
The following person is doing business (650)504-3621
as: Taormina Imports, 191 Industrial authorize the use of request for pro- 49ER REPORT issues '85-'87 $35/all,
Putnam Auto Group Ave., San Carlos, CA 94070 is hereby posal procedures when County de- (650)592-2648 CHEST - 6 drawer chest of drawers,
sires to acquire systems, such as 44x18x29, $20., (650)341-4905
Buick Pontiac GMC registered by the following owner: Ted
computer system, telecommunication
$50,000 Average Expectation Taormina, 5829 Pilar Ct., San Jose, CA
95120. The business is conducted by an systems, or the like, consisting of 6 GALLON "red wing" Crock $100 RWC COFFEE TABLE - $60., (650)367-1350
a must… Individual. The registrants commenced to both equipment and software pro- (650)868-0436
5 Men or Women for grams. The Board, if it determines COFFEE TABLE light brown lots of stor-
transact business under the FBN on age good condition $65. (650)867-2720
Career Sales Position /s/ Ted Taormina / that a request for proposal is in the 8 VERY OLD BOTTLES - most used for
This statement was filed with the Asses- best interest of the County, may au- medicines, whiskey, milk, root beer, all in
thorize such request for proposals in- good condition, $90. all, (650)347-5104
• Car Allowance sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo
stead of competitive bidding that COMPUTER DESK $70. (650)367-1350
• Paid insurance w/life & dental County on 11/12/10. (Published in the
San Mateo Daily Journal, 11/15/10, might otherwise be required by this BABEBALL CARDS assorted (25)
• 401k plan code. Such requests for proposals $15/all. (408)420-5646 CREDENZA - $25., (650)255-6652
11/22/10, 11/29/10, 12/06/10).
• Five day work week shall be pursuant to Administrative CURIO CABINET, Hand tooled lighted
Memoranda promulgated by the BAY MEADOW coffee mug in box $10.
(650)345-1111 Curio cabinet Blonde. 5.5" X 23" X 1.5"
Top Performers earn $100k Plus!! PUBLIC NOTICE: County Manager. $98. San Mateo. 650-619-9932
Bilingual a plus To whomsoever it might concern, public (c) The Board of Supervisors may
Paid training included waive any of the provisions of this CARNIVAL GLASS WATER PITCHER -
notice is hereby given that Narsimha Rao beautiful design, $25., leave message DESK 60”w 28”h 30” d, two shelf exten-
Call Mr. Olson Munagala of 889 Erickson Ln, Foster chapter which require requests for sion 4 drawers $60 (650)364-7777.
1-866-788-6267 proposals in any situation where the (650)365-1797
City, CA has changed his name to
Narsimha Munagala. Board of Supervisors determines that DINING TABLE with 4 chairs with leaf
the best interest of the County could CLASSICAL, OPERA dvds (200), al-
most new, and (100) CD’s, $3,000 all, light wood 42 x 34 $99. (650)341-1645
be served without the necessity of re-
quests for proposals. (650)233-0111
Request for Proposals shall be seat, $35., (650)355-2996
sealed and filed with the Information DANCING FIGURINE by Bradley Dolls -
Services Department, 455 County Musical, plays “If You Love Me”, 8 1/2 “
Center, 3rd Floor Redwood City, CA tall, $20., (650)518-0813
DRAFTING TABLE 30 x 42' with side
94063-1663, on or before December tray. excellent cond $75. (650)949-2134
22, 2010 @3:00 P.M. There will be GLASSES 6 sets redskins, good condi-
no public hearing. The County of tion never used $30/all. (650)345-1111 END TABLE marble top with drawer with
San Mateo reserves the right to re- JACK TASHNER signed ball $25. Ri- matching table $70/all. (650)520-0619
ject any or all proposals and to ac- chard (650)834-4926
cept or reject any items therein, or ENTERTAINMENT CENTER - Oak
waive any informality in proposals re- OAKLAND A'S bobbleheads 80's (2) wood, great condition, glass doors, fits
ceived. $15/each or $25/all (408)249-3858 large TV, 2 drawers, shelves , $100/obo.
David Boesch, Purchasing Agent (650)261-9681
COUNTY OF SAN MATEO POSTER - framed photo of President
Wilson and Chinese Junk $25 cash, FANCY COCKTAIL SIDE TABLE - 2
Published in the San Mateo Daily (650)755-8238 door, 1 drawer, excellent condition, anti-
Journal, November que, $95. obo, (650)349-6059.
SALEM CHINA - 119 pieces from 50’s.
Good condition, $225., appraised at HUTCH - maple finish, 4 shelves, 52
$800., (650)345-3450. inch W, $75., (650)341-1645

SANTA DOLL 4ft. velvet suit w/gift INFLATABLE BED with pump, queen,
sack + tree, hand crafted, like new, $25 $45., (650)341-4905
37 L x 19 W 9 drawers and attached mir-
VASE - with tray, grey with red flowers, ror 37 H x 36 W , $75., (650)341-1645
295 Art perfect condition, $30., (650)345-1111
PAINTING "jack vettriano" Portland gal- NIGHT STANDS - (2) Two drawer night
lery 26 x 33. $65. (650)345-1111. 302 Antiques stands, 18x16x19, $25., (650)341-4905

ANTIQUE SOLID mahogany knick-knack OFFICE DESK - $25., (650)255-6652

PICTURE WITH Frame Jack Vettriano
with light attached $100. (650)867-2720 or bookshelf with 4 small drawers, good SHELVING - 2000 square foot of shelv-
condition, $95. 650-726-5200 ing, $500. obo, (650)212-6666
296 Appliances TABLE & CHAIR SET - new, perfect
CHINA CABINET - Vintage, 6 foot,
solid mahogany. $300/obo. condition, $475., (650)638-1285
AIR CONDITIONER - slider model for
narrow windows, 10k BTU, excellent (650)867-0379 TWO END tables: $35 or $20 each.
condition, $100., (650)212-7020 (650)787-8219
KENMORE DISHWASHER, exc. condi- 303 Electronics Solid construction, $35., (650)341-4905
tion, 3yrs old, $95. (650)483-3630
WICKER CHAIRS - (2) $45. or $25. for
46” MITSUBISHI Projector TV, great one, (650)341-4905
KENMORE MICROWAVE, exc. condi- condition. $400. (650)261-1541.
tion, 3yrs old, $45. (650)483-3630
WOODEN KITCHEN China Cabinet: $99
MINI FRIDGE - 34 inches high, runs well, COMSWITCH 3500 - Eliminates need for (great condition!), (650)367-1350
$85., (650)355-2996 extra phone line, used for fax, computer
modem, telephone answering machine,
never used, $35., (650)347-5104 WOODEN QUILT rack with kitty designs
on end excellent condition RWC $20.
PORTABLE GE Dishwasher, excellent DELL PHOTO 924 all in one with 2 ink
condition $75 OBO, (650)583-0245 cartridges $60 obo. (650)290-1960
306 Housewares
RADIATOR HEATER, oil filled, electric, JVC VHS recorder - Like new, $15.,
1500 watts $25. (650)504-3621 (650)367-8949
"PRINCESS HOUSE" decorator urn
SHOP VACUUM rigid brand 3.5 horse PANASONIC COLOR tv with Vhs combo "Vase" cream with blue flower 13 inch H
power 9 gal wet/dry $40. (650)591-2393 20 inches like new $70. 650-347-9920 $25., (650)868-0436
26 Monday • Nov. 15, 2010 THE DAILY JOURNAL

610 Crossword Puzzle 610 Crossword Puzzle 610 Crossword Puzzle 310 Misc. For Sale 310 Misc. For Sale 310 Misc. For Sale
Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle 650-578-8306

NEW GAIAM Yoga P.M. Tape & CD

Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis $10.00
ACROSS 3 Volleyball 37 Get all worked 50 Wyoming PERSIAN CARPET (Klim) good condi-
1 Estimator’s words smashes up neighbor tion. Red and blue w/ bird design. 65 in x
45 $100. (650)867-2720
5 It’s cut and styled 4 Wild West movie 38 Letterman rival 52 __ of lamb
9 “Of __ I Sing” 5 One of two equal PICNIC COOLER with utensils and small
39 Horse that isn’t 53 Value system plates and wine cups. still in wrapper
13 Kathmandu’s portions two yet 55 “Woe is me!” $20/all. (408)249-3858
country 6 From the 40 Golfer’s gadget 56 “__, Interrupted” SCREEN DOOR 36 inch slightly bent
15 Part of A.D. beginning $15. (650)871-7200
44 Alpaca cousins 57 Bank takeaway
16 Sniggler’s prey 7 Maps within maps SHEEP SKIN seat covers fits most cars
45 Tex-Mex 58 You might be on beige needs cleaning $60 obo. (650)290-
17 Maliciousness 8 Talk radio host 1960
serving one if you do the
18 Not so much O’Donnell SLIDING SCREEN door 30 inch good
19 Bivouac 9 PC support pro 46 Makes starts of 20-, 37- condition $25. (650)871-7200
20 Lose a few 10 Summer itch reparations (for) and 54-Across SUIT/COAT HANGERS (14) sturdy good
pounds cause 47 Lower in rank 59 Bustle quality hardwood unused $1/each or all
$10. San Bruno 650-588-1946
23 Opposed (to) 11 Stately tree ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: TRIVIAL PURSUIT GAME - genius edi-
24 Pekoe, e.g. 12 Psychic’s claim tion, used a few times, no missing
pieces, $22., (650)347-5104
25 “Far out!” 14 Some summer
28 Legal thing babies, VHS (40) 3 for $5 or $50/all, (415)468-
29 They’re astrologically
VIETNAM VHS (5) documentary. good
exchanged at the 21 Deceptive moves condition $15/all. (408)249-3858.
altar 22 Collect VIKING DAISY SEWING MACHINE - by 322 Garage Sales 380 Real Estate Services
32 Make fun of 26 Regarding “Husqvarna”. Portable case included,
$175., (970)319-4269
34 Sweet snack with 27 Unable to hear
coffee 30 “Of course I knew WETSUIT - Barefoot, like new, $40.,
36 Northern
California peak
31 “SNL” alum Cheri 311 Musical Instruments Make money, make room! SALES
37 Act defiantly 33 Food, on a diner 2 ORGANS, antique tramp, $500 for List your upcoming garage Bank Foreclosures.
toward sign both. (650)342-4537 sale, moving sale, estate $400,000+
sale, yard sale, rummage
41 __ Pieces: candy 34 Computer insert KEYBOARD CASIO 3 ft long $50.
(650)583-2767 sale, clearance sale, or Free list with
brand 35 Common pickup whatever sale you have... pictures.
42 Brings up capacity 312 Pets & Animals in the Daily Journal.
43 Make into law 36 Afterworld DACHSHUND PUPS AKC 4 Males Free recorded message
Reach over 82,500 readers
44 Bank claim communication $250/each 2 females $350/each. Black &
from South San Francisco 1(800)754-0569
tan, delivery
45 Fashion that meeting 11/15/10 (559)901-7494 to Palo Alto. ID# 2042
doesn’t last in your local newspaper. Dolphin RE
KITTY LITTER box enclosed with swing-
48 Canadian A.L. ing door and handle $10., (650)592-2648
Call (650)344-5200
team, on
scoreboards SIAMESE KITTENS 12 weeks Flame,
blue, Seal, Tortie point. Males 3
49 Crude in a tanker $125/each 3 females $150/each, delivery
559-901-7494 335 Garden Equipment
51 Invent
54 Find ideal 316 Clothes TABLE - for plant, $20, perfect condi-
employment tion, (650)345-1111
58 Monopoly square JACKET - Large, water proof, new, $35., 345 Medical Equipment
with bars (650)342-7568
ALUMINUM CRUTCHES for adults ad-
60 Yves’s girlfriend BOOTS - 2 pairs purple leather, size 8. justable $30. (650)341-1861
One is knee length, other is ankle length,
61 Country with a $150.obo, (650)592-9141 POWER CHAIR - “Rascal 600”, new
wall $1600., (650)574-5316
LADIES DOWN jacket light yellow with
62 Poet __ St. dark brown lining RWC $35. (650)868- 379 Open Houses
Vincent Millay 0436

63 Heavenly music LADIES ROYAL blue rain coat with zip-

pered flannel plaid liner size 12 RWC
$15. (650)868-0436 OPEN HOUSE
64 Kids’ flying toys MEN'S SUIT almost new $25. LISTINGS
65 Clothes 650-573-6981
66 Norway’s capital MENS SLACKS - 8 pairs, $50., Size
List your Open House
36/32, (408)420-5646 in the Daily Journal. BUYING OR SELLING
67 Open-and-shut A HOME!
__ MINK COLLAR (real) wrap around $15 Reach over 82,500
OBO. (650)525-1410 Personal Service
potential home buyers & Margaret Dowd
SOCCER CLEATS - 3 pair, size 6,7 & 8, renters a day, Bus: (650)794-9858
DOWN $10. each, (650)679-9359 from South San Francisco Cell: (650)400-9714
1 GM navigation to Palo Alto. Lic# 01250058
system 317 Building Materials in your local newspaper.
2 Fix potholes in By David W. Cromer DOUBLE PANED GLASS WINDOWS -
Call (650)344-5200
(c)2010 Tribune Media Services, Inc.
11/15/10 various sizes, half moon, like new, $10.
382 Condos for Sale
and up, (650)756-6778
SOUTH SAN Francisco Townhome,
318 Sports Equipment 3bed/2bath. Needs TLC, best offer
306 Housewares 309 Office Equipment 310 Misc. For Sale 2 GOLF CLUBS - Ladies, right handed, 380 Real Estate Services
putter & driver $5/each (650)755-8238
BATHTUB TRANSFER bench never CALCULATOR - Casio, still in box, new, BROGMANSIA TREE $40 needs plant- 440 Apartments
used $50. (408)249-3858 $25., (650)867-2720 ing. (650)871-7200 FISHING DEPTH SOUNDER - Hummin-
bird super sixty (wps60), ultimate fish
HOMES & PROPERTIES BELMONT - prime, quiet location, view,
CANDLEHOLDER - Gold, angel on it, FILING CABINET - 2 drawer wood filing CABINET OAK, fits over toilet water finding technology, never used, in com- The San Mateo Daily Journal’s 1 bedroom $1250, 2 bedrooms $1650.
tall, purchased from Brueners, originally cabinet, 20x25x30, $45., (650)341-4905 tank, like new $25. (650)341-5347 New carpets, new granite counters, dish-
$100., selling for $20.,(650)867-2720
plete package, $100., (650)347-5104 weekly Real Estate Section. washer, balcony, covered carports, stor-
FILING CABINET - 4 drawer steel filing CAROL HIGGINS CLARK HARDBACK GOLD'S GYM - GT2000Power Tower + age, pool, no pets. (650)344-8418 or
HAMILTON BEACH cabinet, $30., (650)341-4905 BOOKS - 10 @ $3. ea., or all for $25., Instructions as new, asking $100/obo, Look for it (650)593-8254.
Mixer-Vintage incl.juicer & bowl, beater (650)341-1861
$30 OBO (650)576-6067 METAL CABINET - 4 drawers, beige (650)344-6565 every Friday and Weekend
16.5 inches W x 27 3/4 H x 27 inches D. CHARCOAL BBQ like new with cover to find information on fine homes SAN MATEO - 2 bedroom, 2 bath. Next
OASIS COUNTERTOP water cooler dis- $40., San Mateo, (650)341-5347 and extended holder $55. (650)347-9920 322 Garage Sales and properties throughout to Central Park. Rarely available. Pres-
penses cold and luke warm water $50., tigious Location & Building. Gated ga-
(650)218-4254 OFFICE LAMP - new in box, $35/obo, COMIC BOOKS (10) assorted $15/all. the local area. rage, deck. No Pets. $,
(650)303-3568 (408)420-5646 (650)948-2935
REVEREWARE, 1,3.4 qt. pots, 5",7" OFFICE LAMP brand new $8. (650)345- DOG CAGE/GORILLA - folding
pans, stainless steel w/copper bottoms, 1111 large dog cage good condition, 2 door 3303 Kimberley Way,
excellent cond., $60/all. (650)577-0604 with tray, $75.,(650)355-8949
OFFICE WATER COOLER Hot - Ex Hot San Mateo 315 Wanted to Buy 315 Wanted to Buy
307 Jewelry & Clothing ,Cold - Ice Cold Like New South City DOOM (3) computer games $15/each 2 X st E.Hillsdale, Norfolk
$99. OBO (415) 410 -9801 total, (650)367-8949
JEWELRY DISPLAY 12 piece $50/all
ask for Denise 650-589-2893 SHRED MASTER cuts 3-4 sheets at a November 14
time $20. (650)525-1410 ETAGER over the toilet water tank - wal-
nut, $25., San Mateo, (650)341-5347
8am - 11am
LADIES GOLD Lame' elbow links gloves
size 7.5 $15 New. RWC. (650)868-0436 310 Misc. For Sale Bargains Galore
SMALL JEWELRY cabinet - 17” H, 12” cluded pearl color $10. (650)525-1410 Everything must go!
13 PIECE paint and pad set for home
W, 2 glass doors, plus 2 drawers, very use $25., (650)589-2893 FIRE BOWL- new in box, 13 x 32
Don't miss out
pretty, $35., (650)592-2648 Clothes, Electrical,
$50.obo, (650)592-9141
5 NEEDLEPOINT sets still in package
308 Tools $10/each, (650)592-2648 Wedding Dress
FULL BAG of plastic containers. $30/all. (never worn)
CLICKER TORQUE wrench 1/2 inch (650)589-2893
drive 20-150 LBS reversible all chrome AREA RUG - Beautiful, plush, 11’ x 6’
$40. 650-595-3933 remnant solid tan color, never used, tags JANET EVANOVICH BOOKS - 4 hard-
still attached, extremely clean, $60., backs @ $3.ea., 4 paperbacks @ $1.
power 15 gallon compressor, SOLD!
ea., (650)341-1861
ARTIFICIAL FICUS Tree 6 ft. life like, full
DOLLEY - Heavy Duty, Dual Use 54" branches. in basket $55. (650)269-3712
LOUNGE CHAIRS - 2 new, with cover &
plastic carring case & headrest, $35.
hgt. Upright-Push Cart South City AUTOMAT BLACK leather opens with each, (650)592-7483 Sale - 50%
$99.OBO (415) 410 - 9801 compartment $25. (650)525-1410 Off Womens Clothing
LUGGAGE (2 carry on) leather & cloth
PRESSURE WASHER 2500 PSI, good BARBIE BEACH vacation & Barbie prin- $30/all. (650)525-1410
condition, $350., (650)926-9841 cess bride computer games $15 each, Thursday & Friday
(650)367-8949 MASSAGE DEVICE with batteries $8 in
box, (650)368-3037
lon stack tank air compressor $100.,
(650)591-4710 BEADS - Glass beads for jewelry mak-
Saturdays 10:00-3:00
ing, $75. all, (650)676-0732 MEN'S WATCH "SOUTHERN PACIFIC Episcopal Church
railroad" call for details excellent condi-
TABLE SAW 10", very good condition tion $50. (650)593-8880 1 South El Camino Real
$85. (650) 787-8219 BETTY BOOP Women's perfume in box
$10. (408)249-3858 San Mateo 94401
+ 850 Super Blower, Electric like new BLUE BACK disc never used in box
MERCHANT MARINE, framed forecastle
card, signed by Captain Angrick '70. 13 x
$40. pair South City (415) 410-9801 $15. (408)249-3858 17 inches $35 cash. (650)755-8238
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381 Homes for Sale 381 Homes for Sale 620 Automobiles
Silver 9965P $17,988 Toyota 101.
Please mention the Daily Journal.


Gray 10018T $32,988 Toyota 101.
Please mention the Daily Journal.


SR5 Silver 10053P $22,998 Toyota 101.
Please mention the Daily Journal.


9998P $16,488 Toyota 101. Please
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-


9997P $14,588 Toyota 101. Please
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-


10010P $18,988 . Toyota 101. Please
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-


10136P $12,889 Toyota 101. Please
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-

TOYOTA '10 CAMRY Hybrid Basic

Blue 9784P $23,988$24,988. Toyota
101. Please mention the Daily Journal.


9885P $15,288 Toyota 101. Please
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-

TOYOTA '10 PRIUS I Silver 10072P

$21,998 Toyota 101. Please mention
the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000


10029P $23,488 Toyota 101. Please
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-


10030P $14,288. Toyota 101. Please
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- 630 Trucks & SUV’s 670 Auto Service 680 Autos Wanted
NISSAN '08 Xterra, gray,
440 Apartments 620 Automobiles TOYOTA '10 YARIS BASIC Green
10081P $13,588 Toyota 101. Please
$19,691. P8C538011 Melody Toyota,
Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the C3 FIX CAR Don’t lose money
on a trade-in or
BMW ‘06 325i - low miles, very clean, Daily Journal GRAND OPENING!
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- consignment!
loaded, leather interior, $20,000 obo.,
REDWOOD (650)368-6674


w/3rd Row Blue 10080T $26,988 Toyota
101. Please mention the Daily Journal.
Oil Change & Filter
Up to 5 QT Synthetic Blend Sell your vehicle in the
CITY BMW 540I ‘03 - Excellent condition,
loaded, leather, 103K mi., $11,995,
Wolfsburg Gray 10087P $17,988.. Toyo-
ta 101. Please mention the Daily Jour-
nal. (650)365-5000
(650)365-5000 $19.95 + Tax
Plus Waste Fee
Daily Journal’s
Auto Classifieds.
1 bedroom, 1 bath BUICK ‘97 LE SABER- Dark green, au-
9886P $27,488.. Toyota 101. Please
VOLKSWAGEN, '07 Jetta Wolfsburg, Four Wheel Alignment
in senior complex tomatic 201k mi. Includes service re-
cords. Excellent condition. SOLD! $13,994. #T7M150061 Melody Toyota,
Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
5000 $55.00 Just $3 per day.
(over 55). CHRYSLER '06 PT Cruiser Touring, 60K Daily Journal. Special prices apply to most cars +
TOYOTA '10 HIGHLANDER BASE light trucks Reach 82,500 drivers
Close to miles, white, $7,992. #T6T269964 Melo-
dy Toyota, Call 877-587-8635. Please 625 Classic Cars White 10069P $26,998 Toyota 101.
Please mention the Daily Journal. from South SF to
downtown. mention the Daily Journal 609 So. Claremont St.
DATSUN ‘72 - 240Z with Chevy 350, au-
San Mateo Palo Alto
Gated entry. CHRYSLER ‘01 PT Limited Edition, 98K
miles, black, $4000., (650)357-0313
tomatic, custom, $5800 or trade.
(650)588-9196 TOYOTA '10 HIGHLANDER LIMITED (650)343-3733 Call (650)344-5200
Silver 10048P $34,588 Toyota 101.
FORD ‘85 VICTORIA - Original owner, Please mention the Daily Journal.
Move in 43K miles, automatic, all powered. Very
good condition. $4K, (650)515-5023.
FORD ‘65 Falcon Convertible - 6 cylin-
der, automatic, needs restore, $3,250.,

Special. FORD '08 FUSION SE Green 10000T
$14,488. Toyota 101. Please mention OLDSMOBILE ‘69 F-85 - 2 door, power
front disc, $2,800., with 71 running parts
10040P $25,888 . Toyota 101. Please
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- Repair • Restore • Sales
Tax Deduction, We do the Paperwork,
Free Pickup, Running or Not - in most
the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000 5000 Mercedes-Benz Specialists cases. Help yourself and the Polly Klaas
car with console, buckets. (650)851-4853
830 Main Street, RWC 2165 Palm Ave. Foundation. Call (800)380-5257.
(650)367-0177 HONDA '08 CIVIC CPE LX Gold
9937T $13,998.00 Toyota 101. Please
PLYMOUTH ‘72 CUDA - Runs and
drives good, needs body, interior and
635 Vans San Mateo Wanted 62-75 Chevrolets
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- paint, $12k obo, serious inquiries only. Novas, running or not
5000 (650)873-8623
CHEVROLET '07 Express Van, white,
38K miles, Auto, white, $17.892.
(650)349-2744 Parts collection etc.
So clean out that garage
#P71161334. Melody Toyota, Call 877- Give me a call
450 Homes for Rent 10046T $14,288.00 . Toyota 101. 630 Trucks & SUV’s 587-8635. Please mention the Daily Joe 650 342-2483
FOSTER CITY - 4 bed/2 bath by park,
Please mention the Daily Journal.
(650)365-5000 CHEVROLET '07 HHR LT SUV, gray,
gray, $11,792 #P7S597332 Melody DODGE ‘94 Caravan, no rear seats.
school. No pets. $2,, Toyota, Call 877-587-8635. Please men- Used as a pickup truck. SOLD! 400 El Camino Real
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This year, Tolmach began with ideas from mal gardens during the cooler months. The premiere access shopping evening. It costs

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“Nutcracker” and “The Night Before
Christmas,” she said.
“Songs and memories we had as kids,” she
home was originally built for prominent San
Franciscans William Bowers Bourn II and his
wife whose chief source of wealth was a
$70 for members, $80 for non-members. The
decorations and holiday merchandise will be
waiting as visitors enjoy piano music, hors
said. hard-rock gold mine in Grass Valley. Bourn d’oeuvres and white wine.
Creating that whimsical décor can only be was also owner and president of the Spring The following evening, at either 6:30 p.m.
Dancing,” this year’s theme, is driven from possible if the market supports it. This year, Valley Water Company comprised of Crystal or 8 p.m., a night of dinner and dancing is
the cherished songs and stories about the hol- Tolmach was lucky to find one store that sold Springs Lake and surrounding lands. The available for $135 for members or $150 for
iday season. There are mice, festively don- the bright pink and green flowers which could Bourns choose the southern end of Crystal non-members. Tickets include a show by the
ning little candy cane-looking scarves, escap- make the vision a reality. Springs Lake as the site for his home. Marianne Kent and Bay Society Band.
ing the reach of napping cats; beautifully col- “Once you get into an idea, it takes a lot of Bourn named Filoli by combining the first Saturday Nov. 27 kicks off the daytime
ored cupcakes; and antique buildings with volunteers to make it happen,” she said. two letters from the key words of his person- hours for the holiday boutique, which runs
Christmas lights ready to get people into the Croce is one of the many volunteers mak- al creed: “Fight for a just cause; Love your through Saturday, Dec. 4. Times and prices
spirit. ing it all happen. She’s taken home boxes of fellow man; Live a good life.” vary and space is limited as a few of the first
Filoli closes its doors for one month annu- fake mice to add festive touches to the wee The Bourns remained in the house until days are already sold out.
ally to allow for the transformation. Step one mammals before they are added to garland. both died in 1936. Both were then buried on A lunch buffet begins to be offered daily on
is removing the antique furniture which is Margaret Ong, co-chair of floral design, sat the property. Sunday, Nov. 28 through Thursday, Dec. 2 in
replaced with items for sale — chairs, tables in the natural light in the attic adding beauti- In 1937, the property was sold to Mr. and the visitor and education center. Tickets range
and curio cabinets, stuffed animals, clothing fully glittered pieces to silver, green or pink Mrs. William P. Roth, who maintained the from $60 to $75.
and garden supplies. Thousands of items will trees that will be centerpieces. property. Eventually, the formal gardens Prefer to shop in the evening? Shoppers can
be sold during Holiday Traditions, the nine- “Coming from high tech, after all those gained worldwide recognition. In 1975, Mrs. get a later start from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on
day event that combines music, dinner, danc- years, it’s nice to return to what you enjoy,” Roth donated 125 acres of Filoli to the Tuesday, Nov. 30 or Thursday, Dec. 2.
ing and shopping. It is Filoli’s top fundraiser. she said, adding that making the decorations National Trust for Historic Preservation. The Tickets are $25 for members or $30 for non-
“I refuse to step foot in here until July 1,” is an opportunity to explore creativity. remaining acreage was given to Filoli Center, members.
said Carol Croce, a volunteer who was in the Rarely does anyone have access to such which operates the estate today. Kids wanting to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus
attic creating decorations. colors and pieces with which to play, nor Holiday Traditions showcases several dif- can have their chance at the children’s party
Croce, who normally oversees the various would everyone enjoy such colors in their ferent events, some of which are already sold on Saturday, Dec. 4. Time slots fill up quick-
volunteer efforts, explained planning for the home. But it’s a creative challenge to which out, and some of which are selling tickets ly. Tickets are $60 for adult members, $70 for
event begins in January when Head the volunteers rise. quickly, said Filoli spokeswoman Christina adult non-members and $25 per child.
Horticulturist Lucy Tolmach and Linda It’s these vibrant color creations that keep Syrett.
Fujitimoto begin buying items for the big the beauty for which Filoli is known bloom- A first peek is available to a select few from For more information about Filoli visit
event. ing in the historic house and 16 acres of for- 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26 for the

Supervisors instituted an aggressive policy of local fire crews since it was closed in 2006 were removed.

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reusing and recycling from every project and
Hillcrest was no different. Project Manager
Mike Ramirez connected with the Institution
following the opening of YSC. Walls were
wrecked and ceilings destroyed. Doors were
broken and there was no water, lights or elec-
The grand total of goods included six cabi-
nets, 16 chalkboards, 59 doors, 47 chairs, four
desks, seven bookcases, a three-door refriger-
Recycling Network, a New Hampshire com- tricity. At best, the place could be described as ator and a dishwashing station.
pany that matches surplus in need of a home being in shambles. The toughest job might have been a stain-
material, to be exact.
Rather than ship it to the dump, the county with domestic and international charities in There really wasn’t that much left to decon- less steel sink unit, according to Ramirez.
contracted with a company that shipped it need of items. struct or salvage, the project case study sum- “We could barely get it out the door and it
quite a bit farther, all the way to Jamaica. But Hillcrest was no easy task. The building marized. took about eight guys to get it into the trailer.
The contract to recycle rather than simply only had one access point for trucks and a As if that wasn’t enough, the county had We really had to ask if it was worth it,”
trash is “a bit more expensive” at a little less maze of long hallways for movers to navigate. three days during the summer to get the sur- Ramirez said.
than $1 million but “it’s really the right thing A series of additions over the years through plus moved before the abatement work began. In September, when county and project offi-
to do,” said Jim Porter, San Mateo County the 1990s left a 75,000-square-foot mix of Somehow, everything got done. Seven solar cials saw photos of the surplus — including
director of Public Works. “corridors, offices, kitchens, courtrooms and panels measuring 4 feet by 16 feet and weigh- that pesky sink — in the Jamaican school,
The demolition contract costs were also common areas with no pattern or sense,” ing approximately 400 pounds were dis- they had their answer: yes.
higher because the asbestos required hazard according to an IRN summary of the project. mounted from the roof using a crane and In a letter to the county, Mark Berry of IRN
abatement. Adding to the challenge, the shuttered moved to the ground. A walk-in freezer was gave them “loads” of credit for choosing to
The San Mateo County Board of Hillcrest had been used as a training site for taken apart while cabinets and blackboards give the goods a second lease of life.
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Halves..................... $6.80 & up .................................... $$
Inc. is a second
Dollars .................. $14.00 & up ..................................... $$
generation, local

S e en & family owned

Foreign Coins As TV! business here in

Paying more for proof coins! On Millbrae since 1963.

Our top priority has
Note: We also buy foreign gold coins.
All prices are subject to market fluctuation been the complete
We especially need large quantities of old silver dollars paying satisfaction of our
more for rare dates! Do not clean coins. Note: We also buy customers.
foreign silver coins. All prices are subject to market fluctuation.

301 Broadway, Millbrae (650) 697-6570

Monday - Friday 9am-6pm • Saturday 9am-2pm