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Happy Noon Year! What a


Young ones celebrate early at Hiller Aviation Museum

decade
By Heather Murtagh
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF

Anticipation grew amongst those 3


feet tall and under as noise makers
began to be passed out 20 minutes until
noon Friday.
It was not a traditional New Year’s Eve
countdown. But for the hundreds of The first 10 years of the 21st
youngsters 5 years old and under, the
Noon Year’s Eve at the Hiller Aviation century changed the nation
Museum and Institute in San Carlos By Michelle Durand
Friday was the biggest party in town. DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
The annual event drew a larger-than-
usual crowd with lines wrapping around Sure, everybody remembers the year that was 2010. But what
the parking lot with only one hour about the other years composing the first decade of the 21st cen-
before the countdown. tury?
With minutes to go, it seemed as Like the rest of the nation, San Mateo County was stunned by
though the countdown would be delayed the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Although the planes tar-
when it became apparent that a little one geted New York and Washington, D.C., the West Coast was no
had become separated from his mom. less shaken and the following months in 2001 and 2002 were
Little Ryan got to spend the countdown filled with memorial vigils, color-coded alerts, possible attacks,
on stage. And a room full of noisy kids increased anxiety and dozens of headline-grabbing moments at
— and parents — quieted in time to city halls and San Francisco International Airport.
count down in unison. The fears and concerns sparked then continued to color the next
“10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1!! Happy decade, as airport security tightened, airlines worried about their
Noon Year!” the crowd exclaimed as bottom line and SFO continued feeling the pinch of travel restric-
colorful balloons fell onto the hundreds tions and frightened passengers.
below. Every news outlet and pundit had their take on that Tuesday
The one balloon-per-child rule was morning, everything from “bastards” to more eloquent sum-
quickly dismissed as youngsters maries. The Daily Journal opted for “A nation mourns, braces for
grabbed for an array of colors to take retaliation.”
home from the mid-day celebration. In 2003, one word said it all: BALCO. Little did San Mateo
Comments of being tired almost County realize that the quiet raid of the Burlingame lab ran by
Victor Conte would lead to the largest sports steroid scandal in
instantly came from the small party
goers, and for good reason.
Once inside, children had plenty of See DECADE, Page 8
activities to enjoy before the big festivi-
ties. While the main room had live per-
formers throughout the evening, kids
could dance in a side room, play in a
bouncy house outside or explore the
New year means
world of science and reptiles upstairs.
Three-year-old Erika sat down to get
her face painted with a strong opinion.
“I want a dinosaur,” she said.
new laws in 2011
Instead a blue dragon was painted on
her check, which Erika was just as excit- Local legislators had a busy ’10
ed to see. HEATHER MURTAGH/DAILY JOURNAL By Michelle Durand
Colorful balloons fell onto hundreds of children at the Noon Year’s Eve celebration DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
See NOON, Page 6 at the Hiller Aviation Museum and Institute in San Carlos Friday.
Today is a new year — and the beginning of some new laws

Help for your New Year’s hangover


courtesy of the county’s elected leaders.
Starting today, habitual drinking and driving will revoke a
license for a decade, domestic violence vic-
tims needn’t fear eviction and malicious
By Heather Murtagh online impersonators face a misdemeanor
Hair of the dog hangover recipe DAILY JOURNAL STAFF conviction.
One of 19th District Assemblyman Jerry
Want to give the hair of the dog 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce It’s day one of 2011. Hill’s 2010 bills is already in place. An
theory a go? 2 -3 drops Tabasco sauce The first day of the new year should urgency measure by Hill, D-San Mateo,
Here’s the recipe to make a Bloody 1 lime wedge mean changes and kicking things off on providing tax relief for victims of the San
Mary. Good luck! 1 stalk celery the right foot. But the reality is, chances Bruno fire took effect Oct. 19, allowing
directions: Shake all ingredients are, you’re one of thousands of people homeowners who already qualified for a Jerry Hill
(except lime wedge and celery) with kicking of the new year with a headache, $7,000 state property tax exemption to still
Bloody Mary ice and strain into an old-fashioned nausea and possibly vomiting. Welcome receive the write-off even if their homes were destroyed in the
1 1/2 oz vodka glass over ice cubes. Add salt and to National Hangover Day. That’s right, Sept. 9 explosion and fire.
3 oz tomato juice pepper to taste. Add the wedge of it’s today. So how will the first day of the Other 2010 legislation by local legislators waited out the year
1 dash lemon juice lime and celery stalk and serve.
See CURE, Page 18 See LAWS, Page 18
2 Weekend • Jan. 1-2, 2011 FOR THE RECORD THE DAILY JOURNAL

Quote of the Day Snapshot Inside


“A big reason the legislature New Year’s
passed this was because of the pertussis The world
epidemic was very big this year and there celebrates
was a realization that we had significant See page 6
number of susceptible students in schools.”
— Dr.Eileen Yamada
“New law: Vaccines for grades 7-12,” see page 5

Local Weather Forecast


New Year’s Day: Rain. Highs in the lower Wall Street
to mid 50s. East winds 10 to 20 mph. Stocks mixed
Saturday night: Rain likely. Lows in the on last day
mid to upper 30s. Northeast winds 5 to 15 of strong year
mph. for market
Sunday: Rain likely. Highs in the lower
50s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. See page 10
Sunday night: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Lows
in the upper 30s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Monday: Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the REUTERS
lower 50s. People gather at Sofia’s main square to celebrate the new year,Bulgaria.
Monday night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

Lotto This Day in History Thought for the Day


President Abraham Lincoln signed the “It is better to know some of
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9 8 4 3 1863 Emancipation Proclamation, declaring
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— James Thurber, American humorist (1894-1961)

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In 1511, the first Henry, Duke of Cornwall, son of King Henry
VIII of England and Catherine of Aragon, was born. (However, Birthdays
6 18 36 40 49 7 1 0 6 the baby died less than two months later.)
Mega number In 1861, Mexican forces loyal to Benito Juarez recaptured
Daily three evening Mexico City, effectively ending the Reform War.
Fantasy Five In 1890, the first Tournament of Roses was held in Pasadena,
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In 1892, the Ellis Island Immigrant Station in New York for-
mally opened.
The Daily Derby race winners are Winning Spirit,
No.9,in first place;Eureka,No.7,in second place;
In 1911, Baseball Hall-of-Famer Hank Greenberg, considered
the sport’s first Jewish superstar, was born in New York.
amd Hot Shot, No. 3, in third place.The race tie
In 1953, country singer Hank Williams Sr., 29, was discovered Comedian Don Rapper Actor Verne Troyer
was clocked at 1:46.18.
dead in the back seat of his car during a stop in Oak Hill, Novello is 68. Grandmaster Flash is 42.
W.Va., while he was being driven to a concert date in Canton, is 53.
State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Ohio.
Nation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 In 1959, Fidel Castro and his revolutionaries overthrew Cuban Former Sen. Ernest Hollings, D-S.C., is 89. Actor Ty Hardin
World . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 leader Fulgencio Batista, who fled to the Dominican Republic. is 81. Documentary maker Frederick Wiseman is 81. Actor
Opinion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 In 1961, in the first American Football League Championship Frank Langella is 73. Rock singer-musician Country Joe
Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Game, the Houston Oilers defeated the Los Angeles Chargers, McDonald is 69. Actor Rick Hurst is 65. Country singer Steve
Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-15 24-16, at Jeppesen Stadium. Ripley (The Tractors) is 61. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., is
Weekend Journal. . . . . . . . . . . . . 16-19 In 1984, the breakup of AT&T took place as the telecommuni- 57. Actress Ren Woods is 53. Actress Dedee Pfeiffer is 47.
Comics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 cations giant was divested of its 22 Bell System companies Actress Embeth Davidtz is 45. Country singer Brian Flynn
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THE DAILY JOURNAL LOCAL Weekend • Jan. 1-2, 2011 3
Police reports
Ex-crime lab tech won’t face charges
By Terry Collins cost the city and county about a month later when Madden’s sister
Paper or plastic?
A man wearing a ski mask robbed the
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS millions of dollars. The notified Madden’s direct supervisor that she Neelam Supermarket at gunpoint on the
average citizen has to be had found a vial of cocaine on her sister’s 100 bock of North B Street in San Mateo
SAN FRANCISCO — A former San scratching their heads on dresser in Madden’s San Mateo home. before 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28.
Francisco lab technician who acknowledged the rationale behind this. Madden acknowledged during a Feb. 26
snorting cocaine from evidence, resulting in “Somehow, I don’t think police interview that she snorted cocaine that
the costly dismissal of hundreds of cases, will we’ve heard the last of spilled on her work station to mask a drinking
not be charged with a crime, state prosecutors this.” problem. She had taken a leave of absence BURLINGAME
said Friday. Police Chief George when an audit revealed cocaine was missing Disturbance. Some juveniles took barricades
The attorney general’s office notified San Deborah Gascon said Friday that from the lab. and placed them in the road at the 1100 block
Francisco police on Dec. 2 that there was not Madden while he is “extremely dis- Madden retired a short time later after 29 of Drake Avenue before 10:08 p.m.
sufficient evidence to charge Deborah appointed,” he respects the years on the job. Wednesday, Dec. 29.
Madden, AG spokesman Jim Finefrock said attorney general’s decision. Harris, who will become attorney general Theft. A purse was stolen from a park on the
Friday. “I’m not second-guessing the attorney gen- on Monday, called the lab scandal a “fiasco.” 100 block of Anza Boulevard before 9:16 a.m.
Madden, 60, San Mateo, had been accused eral’s office,” he said. DeMeester recalled that Madden was honest Tuesday, Dec. 28.
of stealing small amounts of cocaine from the Gascon said that after discovering the theft, and forthright about all of the wrongdoing she Burglary. A window was broken and a pro-
lab while working there last year. he knew the lack of physical evidence could had committed at the lab, which he maintains jector, stereo and speakers were taken from a
The allegations led to the lab’s closure in be a problem in prosecuting the case. The lab was “very minimal.” residence on Adrian Court before 9:45 a.m.
March and the dismissal of more than 600 has since undergone several new procedures “I think the length of time in this investiga- Tuesday, Dec. 28.
drug cases. It also created a nightmare for and was reaccredited earlier this month to do tion, as it dragged on, showed the weakness of Fire. There was a truck on fire at the 1800
District Attorney Kamala Harris, who asked DNA and ballistics tests. this case,” DeMeester said. “Had it been a block of Ogden Drive before 10:16 p.m.
the attorney general’s office in April to handle Drug testing is now being conducted in slam dunk, they would’ve charged her in Monday, Dec. 27.
any possible prosecution. neighboring Alameda County. February or March. That was not the case.”
Madden’s attorney, Paul DeMeester, said Madden’s behavior and job performance Gascon, however, did leave open a slight SAN MATEO
Friday his client is ecstatic. began attracting attention outside the lab late possibility the case could be revisited. Accident. Two pedestrians were hit by a vehi-
“This lifts quite a burden for her,” last year, according to records. “She admitted to the crime and we have suf- cle and sustained non-life threatening injuries
DeMeester said. “This is very positive news.” A top San Francisco prosecutor sent an e- ficient evidence to believe that she committed on Second Avenue before 10:33 a.m.
Public Defender Jeff Adachi said the deci- mail to a chief assistant district attorney in the alleged acts,” Gascon said. “But, again, I Wednesday, Dec. 29.
sion raises concerns about a possible double November 2009 complaining about Madden’s recognize the difficulty for the prosecutor to Burglary. A television was stolen from a resi-
standard when it comes to charging a police erratic behavior. The e-mail said Madden make a strong case out of it at this point.” dence on the 1800 block of Gateway Drive
employee who acknowledged doing wrong. appeared to be purposely sabotaging cases by Madden still faces felony charges for before 12:42 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29.
“This scandal resulted in the dismissal of calling in sick on days she was to testify in cocaine possession in San Mateo County. She Theft. License plates were stolen from the
hundreds of cases and we’re still reviewing court. has pleaded not guilty. 3100 block of La Selva Circle before 1:05 p.m.
thousands of others,” Adachi said. “This has Police were tipped off to problems at the lab A hearing is scheduled in mid-January. Tuesday, Dec. 28.
4 Weekend • Jan. 1-2, 2011 LOCAL THE DAILY JOURNAL

Obituary
Catherine (Hanni) Lutticken
Catherine (Hanni) Lutticken died Dec. 24,
New recycling system launching Monday
BAY CITY NEWS SERVICE Palo Alto, Foster City, Hillsborough, Menlo nation and the first of its kind for the service
2010 at the age of 60 in Millbrae after a Park, Redwood City, San Carlos and San area.”
courageous four-and-a-half-year battle with After years of planning and preparing, resi- Mateo. With a fleet of 127 brand new, fully automat-
cancer. dents of the RethinkWaste service area of San The new 3-cart system, called CartSMART, ed collection vehicles, the new service will be
Born Oct. 8, 1950 in San Francisco to Mateo County are getting a new system for entails single-stream recycling so residents are much faster and more efficient, Simi said.
Walter and Julia Hanni. She is survived by recycling, composting and garbage collection not required to separate their recyclables, Simi “This will long be remembered as a signature
her loving sister Christine (Michael) Jones, on Monday. said. environmental event on the Peninsula as nearly
husband Frank, sons Lance (Danielle Brandt) Starting Monday, Recology San Mateo Recology will also collect recyclables and 440,000 people will now enjoy the most mod-
and Scott (Angela). Daughter-in-law to County will be servicing over 92,000 homes, compost weekly, as opposed to the current sys- ern, convenient and comprehensive recycling
Claudia Lutticken and sister-in-law to taking over recycling and garbage collection tem of every other week. and composting services anywhere in Northern
Claudette Blundell and many loving nieces, from Allied Waste, according to Recology Recology won the contract back in 2008 and California,” said Kevin McCarthy, executive
nephews and friends. spokeswoman Gina Simi. have been working to establish an expansive, director of RethinkWaste.
Cathie was a native San Franciscan, gradu- RethinkWaste, also known as the South and hopefully seamless, transition since day Some residents got a sneak preview of the
ate of Lincoln High School (1968) and San Bayside Waste Management Authority, over- one, Simi said. new system in a “soft launch” that started in
Francisco State University. Cathie enjoyed sees the collection services for an area that “It was a huge undertaking,” Simi said. “This August 2010.
spending her free time socializing with her includes Atherton, Belmont, Burlingame, East transition is one of the largest of its kind in the “It was received very well,” Simi said.
friends at the Twain Harte Lake and traveling
the world. Cathie will always be remembered
for how passionate she was for decorating her Two arrested in connection to residential burglary
home for all the holidays (especially BAY CITY NEWS SERVICE officers by fleeing across a rooftop before cross- security officer reported seeing a person dis-
Christmas) and throwing elegant and extrava- ing Skyline Boulevard and hiding in backyards card dirty clothing before changing into a new
gant parties for all of her friends and family. Two men were arrested in connection with a along Higate Drive. outfit.
She will be dearly missed by all. Thursday morning residential burglary after Stimpson concealed himself for over two Officers found Stimpson at the mall, where
A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. neighbors alerted police to the suspicious activ- hours, but at 1:20 p.m. another resident reported police said he violently resisted arrest and was
Wednesday, Jan. 5 at the First Presbyterian ity, police said. a disoriented man matching Stimpson’s descrip- found to be in possession of stolen items from
Church of Burlingame, 1500 Easton Drive. Residents in the 600 block of Skyline Drive tion boarding a SamTrans bus in the area. the burglarized residence.
The family would like to thank the reported the burglary in progress, and arriving Although officers caught up with the bus, Simmons and Stimpson were booked into
California Cancer Center of San Mateo, officers were able to detain one of the two men, police said Stimpson had disembarked at a point San Mateo County Jail on charges of conspira-
UCSF Cancer Center and Sutter VNA 21-year-old Dashawn Simmons, of Oakland, at along the route. cy and residential burglary. Police said
Hospice for all the wonderful care given. the scene. Because the bus had made a scheduled stop Simmons was additionally charged with a
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made Police said the second man, 22-year-old at the Serramonte Shopping Center, mall secu- parole violation, and Stimpson was also
to your favorite charity. Clarence Stimpson, of San Leandro, evaded rity was alerted to the search, and police said a charged with resisting arrest.
THE DAILY JOURNAL STATE/NATION Weekend • Jan. 1-2, 2011 5
Around the state
New law: Vaccines for grades 7-12
By Shaya Tayefe Mohajer records to make sure their children got the immunized against the illness, she said.
Schwarzenegger appoints
two to health exchange board
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TDAP vaccine, which covers pertussis, Vaccines should be covered under SACRAMENTO — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has
and not just the TD vaccine. health insurance as preventive care, said appointed two members of his administration to a board that
LOS ANGELES — California teens The reason the state is targeting those Yamada. The uninsured should contact will oversee California’s implementation
need to be up to date on their whooping students is that immunity begins to wane local health departments to find clinics of the new federal health care law.
cough shots 10 years after a pertussis vaccine is given, participating in the federal Vaccine for The governor announced the appoint-
before starting and most students were last immunized Children program, which administers free ments of 51-year-old Kimberly Belshe, his
classes next fall in before entering kindergarten, between immunizations. cabinet secretary for health and human
order to be in compliance ages 4 and 6. The disease is still at a high level in the services, and 50-year-old Susan Kennedy,
with a new law. More than 7,800 state, and though it’s slowing now from his chief of staff, on Friday to the five-
The statute requires all middle and cases of earlier reports of epidemics, it’s still much member California Health Benefit
high school students to be vaccinated higher than previous years, said Yamada. Exchange.
against the highly infectious disease, also “It’s always important to The exchange is responsible for creating Arnold
known as pertussis, prior to the school be vigilant and make sure an Internet-based marketplace where con- Schwarzenegger
year that starts in the fall of 2011. our young people are sumers can shop for health insurance.
State public health medical officer Dr. whooping safe,” she said. Belshe, a Republican, was director of the state’s Department
Eileen Yamada says students in public and cough were reported Whooping of Health Services under Gov. Pete Wilson.
private schools will need to show proof of in California in 2010, cough typi- Kennedy, a Democrat, has previously served on the
a TDAP booster shot before starting including 10 deaths. cally starts California Public Utilities Commission.
school. “A big reason the legislature passed this with a cough Another two members of the exchange’s board will be
“They really will need documentation was because of the pertussis epidemic was and runny appointed by the Legislature.
to get into school, so it’s very important to very big this year and there was a realiza- nose for one to
plan ahead, make appointments now, and tion that we had significant number of sus- two weeks, fol-
keep student immunization record in a ceptible students in schools,” said lowed by weeks or months of rapid State office calls for stricter limit on chemical
safe place,” said Yamada. Yamada. coughing fits that sometimes end with a SACRAMENTO — California environmental health offi-
Parents should scrutinize medical A little over half of adolescents are whooping sound. Fever is rare. cials are recommending stricter limits on a carcinogen in
drinking water whose dangers became
more widely known after the 2000 film
DA will not appeal Mehserle ruling “Erin Brockovich.”
Scientists with the state’s Office of
Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS at Oscar Grant on Perry sentenced Mehserle to two
New Year’s Day years in prison for involuntary said Friday water systems should have no
OAKLAND — Alameda County 2009. manslaughter. more than 0.02 parts per billion of hexava-
prosecutors will not appeal a judge’s The Alameda The gun charge would have added lent chromium. That’s down from their
ruling in the shooting of an unarmed County District up to an additional ten years to the 2009 recommendation of 0.06 parts per
black man by a white transit officer billion.
Attorney’s Office former Bay Area Rapid Transit offi- Erin Brockovich
on an Oakland train station platform. They say the revised proposal is based
said Thursday it did cer’s sentence.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge on new research that shows certain populations are more sus-
not think appealing But Perry said he believed Mehserle
Robert Perry in November dismissed ceptible to health risks from exposure to carcinogens.
the ruling would had meant to use his stun gun instead
a jury’s verdict that Johannes It is intended to guide state public health officials as they
Johannes change the result of of his handgun and did not intention-
Mehserle intentionally fired his gun develop an enforceable standard for hexavalent chromium in
Mehserle the case. ally fire the weapon.
drinking water.
Brockovich sued Pacific Gas & Electric Co. over hexavalent

Chevy Volt,Nissan Leaf post small December sales chromium releases in the town of Hinkley.

By Sharon Silke Carty they’re likely to stay that way for some wide. And if you’re interested in buying San Francisco police shooting victim ID’d
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS time because of limited supplies. one, you’ll need to get behind the 50,000
SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities say a 46-year-old man
GM sold between 250 and 350 Chevy people already on waiting lists.
who was fatally shot by San Francisco police had a history of
DETROIT — This was the year Volts this month and Nissan’s sales It’s still unclear just how large the mar- mental illness.
General Motors Co. and Nissan made totaled less than 10 Leaf sedans in the ket for electric cars will be once those San Francisco Police Chief George Gascon said Thursday
good on their promise to bring mass-pro- past two weeks. Production for both is early adopters are supplied. The base the person who called police to report Vinh Bui said Bui was
duced electric cars to the market. But slowly ramping up. sticker price is $40,280 for the Volt and suffering from mental problems.
don’t count on seeing one in traffic soon. It will be well into 2012 before both $32,780 for the Leaf, much higher than Bui allegedly stabbed a teenage girl at his Portola neighbor-
Sales so far have been microscopic and the Volt and Leaf are available nation- most similar-sized, gas-powered cars. hood home Wednesday afternoon. Police say officers who
responded opened fire when Bui refused repeated orders to
drop a knife and came at them with his arm raised.
He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where he
was pronounced dead. The girl was treated for non-life threat-
ening injuries.
Gascon said he believes the officers, who have not been
identified, acted legally.
6 Weekend • Jan. 1-2, 2011 LOCAL/WORLD THE DAILY JOURNAL

World rings in new year


By Harold Heckle
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

MADRID — Dazzling fireworks


lit up Australia’s Sydney Harbor,
communist Vietnam held a rare,
Western-style countdown to the new
year, and Japanese revelers released
balloons carrying notes with peo-
ple’s hopes and dreams as the world
ushered in 2011.
In Europe, Greeks, Irish and
Spaniards began partying through
the night to help put a year of eco-
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Day School Student Council — Tripp Doll, Dora nomic woe behind them. And in
Jarkowski, Katarina Churich, Emma Markey, Blake Doll, Janna Safran and New York, nearly a million New
Morgan Feeney — led a school-wide toy drive in December to benefit the Year’s Eve revelers were expected
children’s outreach programs at CALL Primrose in Burlingame.On Dec.17, to cram into Times Square to watch
300 new toys were delivered,just in time for the holidays.The toy drive is the midnight ball drop, just days
one of many service programs that students at St.Matthew’s in San Mateo after the city got clobbered by a
blizzard. REUTERS
participate in each year. Fireworks illuminate the Quadriga sculpture atop the Brandenburg Gate
As rainclouds cleared, around
during a New Year’s Eve party in Berlin,Germany.

T
he Mills a safe and sane 50,000 people, many sporting large,
H i g h Grad Night for the brightly colored wigs this year, Chewing and swallowing the all those arriving to make sure
S c h o o l senior class. gathered in Madrid’s central Puerta grapes to each tolling of the bell is drinks and bottles were left behind
Parent Grad Night *** del Sol square to take part in “Las supposed to bring good luck, while to avoid injury in the crowded
Committee is hold- Congratulations Uvas,” or “The Grapes,” a tradition cheating is frowned on and revelers square, so many quickly downed
ing an electronics Bradford Lees of in which people eat a grape for each believe it brings misfortune. their sparkling cava wine before
waste recycling event Burlingame who of the 12 chimes of midnight. Police had painstakingly screened joining the animated party.
from 10 a.m. to 4 was placed on the
p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8 Santa Clara

NOON
know a new little green friend. said Bennington, who noted his dad
in the Mills High University Dean’s Across the room, 2-year-old is getting his pilot’s license for
School parking lot, List for the 2009-10 Marco Newman got acquainted with planes and previously flew helicop-
400 Murchison Drive academic year. This a large boa constrictor from For ters.
in Millbrae. distinction is Continued from page 1
Goodness Snakes. Children also had an opportunity
Computer monitors, televisions, cell reserved for students who achieved a “I like this snake,” Marco said as to participate in crafts like making
phones, laptops, flat screens and ink grade point average in the top 10 per- Upstairs, Patrick the Reptile he sat down and began brushing his planes or creating slimy goop in
jet cartridges will be accepted for cent of their class for the entire year. Wrangler kept track of a 65-year-old hands along the snack, which barely one of a variety of colors that they
free. Other items — such as DVD Brazilian Red Foot Tortoise. moved. love.
players, household printers, fax Children would glance at the shelled Downstairs, brothers Bennington Hundreds of photos were snapped
machines and CPUs — will have a Class notes is a twice weekly column
dedicated to school news. It is compiled senior citizen trying to decide if it Smith, 5, and twins Lincoln and and little ones were filing out of the
$5 fee for each item collected. by education reporter Heather Murtagh. should be touched. Trevor, both 2, got to know what it museum minutes after the count-
Larger items will be recycled for a You can contact her at (650) 344-5200, Two-and-a-half-year-old Jaden would be like to be a pilot in a cock- down leaving a few straggling, col-
fee. ext. 105 or at Roberts, from Fremont, didn’t have pit replica. orful balloons behind just in time
The fundraising effort is to support heather@smdailyjournal.com.
any fear. He sat down and got to “It’s cool. I like the airplanes,” for the last nap of the year.
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Enjoy fun time with Mom, Dad or your favorite grown-up. The across clues are for kids and the down clues are for adults.

Kids Across 18. After more than 50 years, the 7. What Jared gained when he
Things We Loved in the 2000s
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big hit with “Girlfriend” in Putty still fills more than 2000s
2007: _____ Lavigne 20,000 _____ a day 8. Cell phone user’s selected
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a _______ 2002 (2 wds) 12. Strictly classified: This online
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your Zhu Zhu Pet frosting is just enough for one seekers and garage sale
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that comes before “com” when you’re ready to roll 14. Trendy attire that might
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Miley Stewart becomes pop Millionaire” 17. High-end theater concept
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night “Glee,” it’s song’s longtime 19. Gates’ 2007 offering left
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and 2010 out one’s inner rock star: anchor Matt Lauer: abbr.
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DECADE
Continued from page 1
public meetings and lawsuits. The
years leading up to the opening saw
the city try ameliorating concerns of
business owners and visitors during
vision movies, it cornered a little
piece of criminal history.
Prior to the November 2004 elec-
tion, developer Glenborough-Pauls
$17,000 for fliers and postage. King
was sentenced to two concurrent 45-
day sentences which were stayed for
two years while he appealed. The fire
construction with valet parking and a spent about $500,000 to promote the department, then known as South
little-used trolley. Despite dire pre- passage of Measure Q allowing a County, was dismantled and rebuilt
history, taint San Francisco Giants dictions, the cinema did not bring the 17-tower high-density residential although it now is in the process of
slugger Barry Bonds’ home run crime and traffic problems some had development at Pete’s Harbor along being dissolved again.
Eileen Larsen, former record and tick off years of investiga- anticipated. the Redwood City Bayfront. It wasn’t In July 2006, downtown Redwood
Foster City mayor, dies tion, grand jury testimony and incar- In June, after years of construction enough. Despite the unanimous sup- City finally said “action” to its newest
ceration for those who refused to par- and delays, the Millbrae BART port of the City Council, a resound- feature — the 20-screen, 4,200-seat
Eileen Larsen, the first woman ticipate. BALCO also led to a zero
elected to the Foster City Council in extension opened in June to much ing 12,000 voters came out against Century Theatres which is the cen-
tolerance policy by USA Track and fanfare. The new station, however, the proposal and the plan for Marina terpiece of the city’s redevelopment
1974, died Dec. 18 in Reno with her Field for designer drug THG which
family close by. was later deemed a disappointment Shores Village fizzled. project that began in October 2005.
was also outlawed by the U.S. Food as officials strategized ways to draw The county took center stage in the The theater officially opened with a
She was 76. and Drug Administration.
Larsen was a fixture in Foster City people in, even reducing parking capital punishment debate in early screening of “Cars” and throughout
As the nation saw its men and rates. 2005, when Redwood City killer the day screened blockbusters such as
politics for decades, being re-elected women fight in Iraq during 2003,
to the council in 1996. She served as Nancy MacDuckston, a nursery Donald Beardslee was executed on “Superman Returns,” “The Devil
patriotism tied up controversy back school director, went missing in a still Jan. 19. Beardslee’s death came near- Wears Prada” and “Miami Vice.”
mayor in 1998. home with one Burlingame mother’s
She was known for her dogged unsolved case that drew national ly 24 years after he murdered two Property owners whose land was
attempts to honor her son and his fel- attention. MacDuckston was last seen young women over a drug deal gone seized by eminent domain sued the
love of Foster City and lobbied hard low soldiers nabbing the national
to build a high school on land adja- by her adult daughter on Aug. 11, bad and the 61-year-old’s lethal city claiming they were not paid the
limelight. In April 2003, the 2003. Her tan 2001 Mazda MPV injection was the first in California in fair market value. Both sides ulti-
cent to City Hall donated by T. Jack Burlingame City Council voted
Foster. She opposed busing Foster minivan was spotted on Highway 101 three years. Beardslee was the 11th mately settled.
unanimously to create a “Yellow near Davenport in Santa Cruz County inmate executed in California since On Aug. 19, 2006, a new $108 mil-
City children to San Mateo schools Ribbon Week” and allow a number
and rallied successfully against a fire Aug. 12. She was witnessed having the state reinstated the death penalty lion San Francisco County Jail
of ribbons to stand on city property. lunch earlier in the day with a man in 1978. opened in San Bruno, replacing a
department merger with the city of The declaration came after Jagdeep who has never been identified. San Mateo police made a grisly facility cited for having deteriorating
San Mateo in 1996. Grewal, a mother of a U.S. Marine, The ecstasy-linked death of discover Aug. 18, 2005 after receiv- conditions including poor food, ver-
decided to post hundreds of yellow Ralston Middle School student Irma ing a call about a possible homicide min and inadequate sanitation.
Man shot dead in apartment ribbons on street lamps, trees and any Perez, 14, at a sleepover in Belmont and suicide. The found Tony Law enforcement drew a different
A man was shot in his Redwood other pole that had space. Palo Alto on April 23, 2004 led to criminal Richards, 53, dead of a self-inflicted type of attention after recently elect-
City apartment Wednesday morning resident Seth Yatovitz protested and charges for the dealer and friends bullet wound and his wife and two ed Sheriff Greg Munks and
and died later at Stanford Hospital in said the city should post black rib- who didn’t seek immediate help. The teenage daughters killed and stuffed Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos were
an incident that police are saying is bons in protest of the war. That creat- death also led to school and commu- in a backyard freezer. A typed note by discovered at a Las Vegas brothel
neither a suicide nor gang-related. ed a storm of controversy that spread nity meetings about drug use. Three Richards blamed mounting financial April 21, 2007 during “Operation
Robert Florence, 30, was found by across the nation. The ribbons came adults and two minors each agreed to problems. Dollhouse,” a series of raids by local
Redwood City police early down that summer when Grewel’s plea bargains and received punish- East Palo Alto police Officer and federal authorities that capped off
Wednesday morning suffering multi- son, Apinterjit, came home. ments ranging from rehabilitation Richard May was fatally shot Jan. 7, a two-year prostitution investigation.
ple gunshot wounds at an apartment That same year, a piece of coastal programs to five years in prison. 2006 after the officer and a teenage Both men were detained for a short
on Wayne Court in the southeast area history died when Cunha’s Country Some called it the trial of the cen- explorer responded to a call for help time and released. Neither man was
of the city, according to police. Store — a staple of Half Moon Bay’s tury; many in San Mateo County at a taqueria. In late 2009, a jury arrested or charged. The men were in
Florence was transported to the Main Street — burned to the ground called it a media circus. When the would convicted Alberto Alvarez and town for 120-mile law enforcement
hospital where he was pronounced in a six-alarm blaze on May 21. The Scott Peterson trial was moved sentence him to death. run known as the Baker to Vegas
dead, according to police. Police fire raged so strongly billowing from Modesto to Redwood City in In April 2006, after a two-week Challenge Cup Relay.
responded to 126 Wayne Court East smoke was seen as far away as 2004, the case of the fertilizer sales- trial, a jury convicted former San Also in April, Redwood City police
just after 2 a.m. on a report of a man Interstate 280 and drew more than 50 man accused of murdering his preg- Carlos mayor Mike King of defraud- drew national attention for wrestling
who had been shot inside his resi- firefighters from throughout the nant wife on Christmas Eve brought ing what is now known as the and macing “Mr. Natural Universe”
dence, according to police. county. The community rallied with it scores of media outlets, hun- Belmont-San Carlos Fire Department Doug Burns, a bodybuilder who went
around the store and it was rebuilt, dreds of onlookers, a lottery system by submitting more than $13,000 in into insulin shock outside the down-
Reward offered in again providing residents with every- for a coveted spot in the courtroom false invoices for political consultant town theater. Officer said they
thing from fresh-baked bread to nails. and 12 county residents chosen to Margaret “Peg” Collier. The authori- thought he was intoxicated; charges
South City triple murder In 2003, city of San Mateo ended a decide his fate. When the jurors ty hired Collier at King’s request in of assault and resisting arrest were
The city of South San Francisco is 15-year struggle to solve the issue of returned verdicts of guilty and the fall 2003 to help pass Measure I. The later dropped.
offering a $25,000 reward for infor- congregating day laborers on Third death penalty, reactions erupted in parcel tax was meant to pay firefight- And if April 2007 wasn’t already
mation leading to an arrest and con- Avenue by opening a city-funded waves outside the county government ers’ salaries. When it failed, seven newsworthy, David Halberstam, a
viction related to the Dec. 22 shoot- center. center. The spotlight was on San employees lost their jobs and another Pulitzer Prize-winning author who
ing that left three injured and three The city also opened its 12-screen Mateo County and even if it looks three were demoted. The financially chronicled the Washington press
dead on Eighth Lane at Linden downtown cinema on B Street in nothing in real life like the stand-in limited campaign ended without the
Avenue. February, ending years of planning, sets prevalent in the subsequent tele- funds to repay Collier approximately See REVIEW, Page 27

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lection results: A reader
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trating to you, Keith.
Nearly unprecedented Republican that what [Sarah Palin] hears and
gains in the House, Senate, gover- reads does not filter through her brain before
norships and state legislatures.” it comes out of her mouth in a differing form.’
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tive law making in American histo- oppressed citizens what to feed
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ry to that time. And surprise, sur- their children. Poor Michelle! Hit
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the truth. It’s just hard not to come fighting such things as extension of
in the House and three in the according to Sarah Palin.”
to the conclusion they were mad at unemployment benefits and passing
Senate. So, not unexpected. Now, The only rational words I have Letters to the Editor
everything and everybody in their legislation for health benefits of
how do I know that? Perhaps it’s known her to speak were naming
should be no longer than 250 words.
paths, not just Obama, and they 9/11 first responders, the conven-
because I spend my time looking the “lamestream” media and boy
“mindlessly” mowed them down. tional doings of “Compassionate
up history instead of writing sar- she was right on that one! First, it
Perspective Columns
Since that election, I have had Republicans,” I might add. should be no longer than 600 words.
castic notes. has been granting her the fame she
some more confirmations of my All in all, I will fearlessly predict
Another thing one learns from is, relentlessly, angling for and
opinion that Obama is really mod- that Obama, that “centrist in • Illegibly handwritten letters and
spending time researching U.S. and seeking and elevated daughter
estly right of center as he has alien- Socialist’s clothing,” will be enjoy- anonymous letters will not be accepted.
other political and economic histo- Bristol to national prominence.
ated more of his liberal/progressive ing increasing approval ratings as
ry is how many people react to Apparently, what makes Bristol, a • Please include a city of residence and
base with the extension of the Bush he chugs along toward 2012 and I
change. They often fear it. That’s high school dropout, and a “star” phone number where we can reach you.
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the opinion that the vicious
nence and wealth over others. The Congress. dollars a pop lecturing on what?
National Republican Party propa- • Letter writers are limited to two
greater the change, the greater and I would hope that patriotic legis- “Abstinence.” Whence the sacred
ganda fostered by Fox News that submissions a month.
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Obama is a left wing socialist is
has been so much change in the join together to solve the nation’s conservatives and religious right? Opinions expressed in letters, columns and
absurd, nonsense and lies fostered
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Moving on! My prediction is that
exploitations of the middle class at the outset of the 112th Congress, *** resume of my daughter, who after views of the Daily Journal staff.
and the poor that the current crop the first and major problem of the I remember, I promised not to earning a Ph.D., has been
of conservatives have been really Editorials represent the viewpoint
traditional Republican leadership write about Sarah Palin, my employed in pursuing important of the Daily Journal editorial board
shaken up. will not be the reversal of the legis- “Madonna of the Flapping Lips,” national matters and married. That and not any one individual.
The writer continues: “and it all lation of the past two years but the but the temptation is too seductive. is what a true star with “family val-
had nothing to do with Obama’s OUR MISSION
new Tea Party congressional repre- The name alone evokes that great ues” is, you hypocrites! It is the mission of the Daily
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the American electorate being feet to the fire with a cornucopia of that struts and frets his hour upon lot better dancer than Bristol Palin. accurate, fair and relevant
‘mindless.’ Independents abandon exotic agenda, some of which is the stage and then is heard no *** local news source for those
Obama and Tea Partiers besiege the really weird (One has already pro- more: it is a tale, told by an idiot, God and politics: When citizens, who live, work or play on
president, while Keith continues to posed the abolition of the full of sound and fury, signifying such as Glenn Beck, assert God the MidPeninsula.
dream on as he gnashes his teeth at Methodist Church). nothing.” inspired their politics, it is hard to By combining local news and sports
the vast expanses of red on the A belated word of advice to the I have come to believe that what argue using research and viable sci- coverage, analysis and insight with the latest
American political map.” incoming House leadership: you she hears and reads does not filter entific facts. Because who would
business, lifestyle, state, national and world news,
Nice try, Sir! But I still believe we seek to provide our readers with the highest
should have been more careful of through her brain before it comes be willing to argue with God? quality information resource in San Mateo County.
you are gratuitously misreading the the issues you raised and the prom- out of her mouth in a differing However, the rest of us have an ace Our pages belong to you, our readers, and we
results of the 2010 midterm elec- ises you made to re-achieve power, form. Has she ever revisited her in the hole. God must love us more choose to reflect the diverse character of this
tions. Yes, it was undoubtedly part- as well as, your cutting down of the remarks for accuracy or truth or because he created so many more dynamic and ever-changing community.
ly a referendum on Obama, but that president. You will now need to correction after they pass through of us to vote against the autocrats, Publisher
does not explain why, nationally, posit those into reality and, this her beautiful lips? Ever? plutocrats and oligarchs and keep Jerry Lee
the Tea Partiers knocked off so time, the whole country, indeed, Even prospective Republican things more humanly oriented and Editor in Chief
many innocent mainline Jon Mays
the world, will be watching. You presidential candidate Mike out of the hands of the Glenn Sports Editor
Republicans in the primaries and will need to backtrack on your lies Huckabee needed to come to the Becks of the world. Nathan Mollat
were instrumental in nominating so about what were the true govern- defense of Michelle Obama after Copy Editor/Page Designer
many outright fools. mental expenditures in the past two Palin retooled a comment made by Erik Oeverndiek
And then, in the general elec- years and your deliberately con- the first lady in her personal cam- Keith Kreitman has been a Foster Production Manager
tions, they knocked off so many of cealing of information about the paign against childhood obesity, City resident for 25 years. He is Nicola Zeuzem
their best friends among many tax breaks invoked by the when she “suggested” that parents Production Assistant
Democratic congressional represen- retired with degrees in political sci- Julio Lara
Obama administration. And you would be “wise” to find alternatives ence and journalism and advanced
tatives — the Blue Dog Democrats will likely make Obama look a lot to rich desserts with which to
Marketing & Events
Kerry McArdle
— who opposed so many of better if you continue your bitter, reward children. Bypassing her studies in law. He is the host of
Obama’s initiatives and who con- tight-faced policies of obstruction brain, again, Sarah’s lips spewed “Focus on the Arts” on Peninsula Senior Reporter
Michelle Durand
stituted fully one half of their con- from the past. out that Michelle is another exam- TV, Channel 26. His column appears Reporters
gressional election victims. Pray, Remember the words of Lincoln, ple of government telling Heather Murtagh, Bill Silverfarb
tell, Sir! How was that a referen- in the weekend edition.
Senior Correspondent: Events
Susan E. Cohn
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bers to pay for tunnels through all “White Paper.” They are correct, Interns • Correspondents • Contractors
Response to because one, SF Bay Bridge origi-
McCain’s experience Jack Brookes Jenna Chambers
of San Francisco (so the city does- Diana Clock Michael Costa
high-speed rail letter n’t “see, hear or feel” 150-mph nal estimate was $1.2 billion, now Editor, Emily DeRuy Philip Dimaano
trains), while the HSR board tells at $6.5 billion; two, CAHSR bal- This is in response to a letter by Darold Fredricks Miles Freeborn
Editor, Paul Swain published in the Dec. 28 Brian Grabianowski Cheri Lucas
In response to San Francisco res- small cities they must tax them- looned their estimate from $33 bil- Nick Rose Andrew Scheiner
lion to $43 billion, pre-construc- edition of the Daily Journal. The let- Alex Shamis Michelle Sibrian
ident Roderick Llewellyn’s letter selves $2 billion for similar tun- ter writer who was “insulted” by Jeremy Venook
“The Importance to Truth” in the nels? San Francisco treats San tion; three, CAHSR estimates $4.5
billion to lay 54 miles of track McCain being referred to as a Correction Policy
Dec. 23 edition of the Daily Mateo County like a neglected dinosaur would have felt differently The Daily Journal corrects its errors.
Journal, isn’t it special that a San stepchild — they threaten a toll to (without trains, electrification, etc.)
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Dow 11,577.51 +7.80


Nasdaq 2,652.87 -10.11
10-Yr Bond 3.3050% -0.0640
Oil (per barrel) 91.45
2010 ends well
By David Randall
S&P 500 1,257.64 -0.24 Gold 1,421.10 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wall Street During 2010
NEW YORK — For investors, 2010 clear that Greece required an emergency • The Dow gained 1,149.46 points,or
was a 12-month tug of war between opti- bailout to deal with its debt crisis and 11 percent. With dividends, its total
mism and doubt. Stocks initially fears of a double-dip U.S. recession return rose to 13.99 percent.
strengthened, the job market didn’t, and grew. • The S&P 500 index gained 142.54
fears of economic collapse in Europe Then came what came to be known as points, or 12.8 percent. Including
and a chilling “flash crash” left many the “flash crash” on May 6. The Dow, dividends,its total return came to 15.1
investors almost too stunned to act. already down about 400 points on wor- percent.
The year ended with stock markets at ries about Europe, dropped 600 points in • And the Nasdaq index gained
their highest level since the 2008 finan- seven minutes. It rebounded 700, then 383.72, or 16.9 percent, to close at
cial crisis on signs of an improving econ- fluctuated before closing with a loss of 2,652.87. After dividends, its total
omy. But those same signs are producing 347. The sudden drop was later attrib- return came to 18 percent.
worrisome side effects: Interest rates are uted to a fund company that used a com- In other markets:
on the rise, gold now tops $1,400 an plex computer trading program. It had a • Oil prices ended the year above $91
ounce and oil prices, poised to exceed profound effect on individual investors. a barrel after surging 34 percent since
$100 a barrel, could send pump prices to “The flash crash made retail investors May as demand increased from China
$4 a gallon. take a step back and say, ’Is this really and other emerging markets. That
None of that seemed possible in the just a legalized gambling arena?”’, said could push gasoline prices to $4 a
spring when many investors became Scott Rostan, a financial consultant for gallon by summer in some parts of
convinced that the economy would fall investment banks and an adjunct profes- the country,experts say.
back into recession. Then starting in sor at the University of North Carolina, • Gold topped $1,420 an ounce,up 31
summer, the mood shifted. Chapel Hill. percent for the year. Grains and
Government reports started to show Stocks stayed in a funk through the soybean prices also ended the year
the economy was gaining some strength. early summer as economic reports kept sharply higher. The reason: China’s
Corporate profits surged. And Federal pointing to an uncertain recovery, and as seemingly insatiable demand for raw
Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sig- the battered housing market was hit materials and speculators betting that
naled that the central bank was prepared again, this time by the end of tax credits they could profitably ride the
to pump hundreds of billions of dollars for homebuyers. By July 2, the Dow bot- momentum higher.
into the economy to stimulate demand. tomed out at 9,686.48. • The yield on the 10-year Treasury
By the close of trading Friday, double- What changed? note ended the year at 3.29 percent.
dip recession fears seemed like distant Shipping company UPS and construc- That’s low by historical standards,but
memories. The Standard & Poor’s 500’s tion equipment maker Caterpillar — up from an early October low of 2.38
15.1 percent gain for the year, after divi- viewed as two bellwether indicators for percent that helped push mortgage
dends, was 53 percent more than its the economy — both said they saw signs rates to 50-year lows.Now mortgage
average historical gain. of improvement. rates are rising again.
Whether the gains will continue into Then just days after Bernanke prom- • Economists are predicting the dollar
2011 will depend in part on how quickly ised to flood the economy with dollars, will fare better in the new year after
the unemployment rate, now at 9.8 per- investors got unexpectedly good news on it fell against the euro and the
cent, drops. That will, in turn, be driven Sept. 1 about manufacturing in the U.S. Japanese yen in 2010.
by how likely consumers are to increase and China.
their spending and how likely corpora- “It was a market that needed stimulus safety of U.S. government debt. That
tions are to spend the more than $1 tril- and responded miraculously,” said contributed to a historic drop in mort-
lion in cash on their balance sheets. Quincy Krosby, the chief market strate- gage rates that brought 30-year fixed-
Many on Wall Street are optimistic gist at Prudential. rate loans to a low of 4.17 percent early
that the bull market won’t end in 2011. The Dow rose almost 16 percent in November.
“All of the economic indicators are through the end of the year as investors A distrust of the stock market also
pointing to stronger growth next year,” grew more optimistic about the econo- helped fuel a boom in commodities,
said Peter Cardillo, chief market econo- my. Signs of stronger consumer spend- which finished 2010 at their highest lev-
mist at New York-based brokerage firm ing — including a solid holiday shop- els in years. Gold closed above $1,400
Avalon Partners Inc. ping season — also helped. an ounce after rising throughout the year
Trading on Friday was quiet and By the end of December, investors on global economic worries. Oil prices
marked by some of the lowest trading began moving money back into U.S. rose from a low of $70 a barrel to close
volume of the year. The Dow Jones stock funds after selling for every week the year higher than $90.
Industrial average rose 7.8 points to since May. In large part because of worries over
11,577.5. The S&P 500 fell less than a That earlier pessimism helped other the health of the euro, the currency
point to 1,257.64. The Nasdaq compos- types of investments, including bonds shared by 16 European countries before
ite fell 10.1 to 2,652.87. and gold, flourish. Estonia adopted it Saturday, the dollar
For stock investors, the numbers mask The yield on the 10-year Treasury rose throughout the year against an
the fact that it was a rocky year. The note, which moves opposite its price, index of six heavily traded currencies.
Dow reached 11,205 and the S&P 500 rose to a yearly high of just under 4 per- It reached its peak in June before falling
reached 1,217 in late April, then took a cent in April and then plunged in to nearly the level where it began the
thrill ride downward after it became October as investors kept buying the year.

Business brief
Oil’s surge in 2010 paves Cable fracas won’t bar
the way for $4 gasoline fans from seeing bowl games
Time Warner Cable, stuck in a dis-
By Chris Kahn rose $1.54 on Friday to end the year at
pute over fees with Sinclair Broadcast
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS $91.38 per barrel on the New York
Group, says it will continue to provide
Mercantile Exchange. It reached $92.06
earlier in the day, the highest since Oct. 6, network programming to viewers even
NEW YORK — The price of oil is
2008. Nationwide gasoline pump prices if Sinclair pulls its stations off the cable
poised for another run at $100 a barrel
now average $3.072 per gallon. system.
after a global economic rebound sent it
surging 34 percent since May. That could Gasoline expert Fred Rozell predicts Time Warner’s end run around
push gasoline prices to $4 a gallon by that 15 states — including Alaska, Sinclair late Thursday is the latest twist
summer in some parts of the country, Hawaii, Connecticut and Rhode Island — in a long-running struggle between TV
experts say. will see gasoline prices top $4 a gallon by broadcasters and the cable and satellite
Flying, shipping a package and order- Memorial Day. “A dollar more per gallon operators that carry their signals into
ing a pizza all likely would get more isn’t that much — probably about $750 customers’ homes.
expensive next year if that happens and more per year for each motorist, but As of midday Friday, Sinclair still
companies pass along higher energy there’s a psychological aspect to gas didn’t have a deal to carry its channels
costs. Some economists say rising energy prices,” he said. “People are going to be on Time Warner Cable Inc. and Bright
prices will slow economic growth. up in arms about this.” House Networks. Previous contracts
The U.S. is the world’s largest oil con- Higher oil prices have fattened oil com- were set to expire at midnight.
sumer, but prices since spring have been pany profits. Excluding BP PLC, the four The dispute had threatened to prevent
on a roll primarily because of rising other major investor-owned oil compa- cable customers in Sinclair markets
demand in developing countries, espe- nies posted combined profits of $59.7 bil- around the country from seeing
cially China. China’s oil consumption is lion in the first nine months of the year, a Saturday’s Outback Bowl between
expected to rise 5 percent next year; that 49 percent increase from the year before. Penn State and Florida. Time Warner
compares with less than 1 percent growth Exxon Mobil Corp., Royal Dutch Shell, has about 4 million customers who get
forecast for the U.S. Chevron Corp. and Total SA are expected local broadcast stations owned by
Benchmark oil for February delivery to earn $81 billion for the full year. Sinclair.
BIG WIN: THE WARRIORS WON’T GO WINLESS ON ROAD TRIP AFTER HOLDING OFF CHARLOTTE>>> PAGE 14
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< Raiders’ offensive and defensive best may be out, page 13


• Bowl game roundup, page 15

SF in yachting spotlight
By Bernie Wilson competing on the fastest boats,” America’s America’s Cup officials began negotiating
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Cup Event Authority Chairman Richard with Newport.
Worth said in a statement. “And hosting the Russell Coutts, a four-time America’s Cup
San Francisco won the bidding to host the America’s Cup in San Francisco will realize winner and CEO of BMW Oracle Racing, had
America’s Cup in 2013, which will be sailed that promise.” telephone conversations with San Francisco
in fast catamarans with a backdrop of the San Francisco had the America’s Cup all but Mayor Gavin Newsom before Christmas that
Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and Coit Tower. secured in November. But Stephen Barclay, may have helped swing the momentum back
Friday’s announcement by the America’s the lead negotiator for the Golden Gate Yacht to the California city.
Cup Event Authority came after talks with Club, said the Port Commission changed the America’s Cup organizers had expressed
San Francisco and Newport, R.I., went to the deal that had been negotiated and sent to the concern about taking on too much risk in BMW ORACLE RACING
deadline for picking the venue for sailing’s Board of Supervisors to begin the approval developing a portion of the waterfront for the By winning the America’s Cup,Oracle founder
marquee regatta. process. competition. Larry Ellison and the Golden Gate Yacht Club
“We sought a venue that fulfills our promise After San Francisco was put on notice on earned the right to bring the next Cup to the
— to showcase the best sailors in the world Dec. 11 that its bid was unacceptable, See CUP, Page 15 Bay Area.

NHL’s marquee
game is going
under the lights
By Alan Robinson
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

PITTSBURGH — Wayne Gretzky and


Mario Lemieux never took their can-you-top-
this rivalry outdoors, back to the purest form
of hockey played on ponds instead of indoor
palaces. Where whipping
winds and a frozen shoot-
ing hand can influence the
result as much as a hot
goaltender.
So this must do: Sidney
Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin,
the sport’s two biggest
names and rivals in every
sense, playing the NHL’s
Sidney Crosby showcase regular-season
game — and in prime
time.
Saturday’s Winter
Classic outdoor game pair-
ing Crosby’s Pittsburgh
REUTERS Penguins and Ovechkin’s
For the eighth straight season,Alex Smith and the 49ers ended the season flat on their backs with yet another losing record. Washington Capitals was
switched Friday from an

Hello and farewell


afternoon start to 8 p.m.
Alex Ovechkin EST to avoid predicted
rain.
The league wanted to avoid starting the
game at the scheduled 1 p.m., only to have to
repeatedly stop it before the weather front
passes in late afternoon and the temperatures
By Janie McCauley sion. Perhaps for draft position, too. and CEO Jed York to lead the Niners through drops.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Both teams are out of the playoffs, the two their final game. “We’re talking low 40s, more of a winter
worst franchises in the woeful NFC West. “We just have to go on and play ball. We setting (at night),” NHL deputy commissioner
SAN FRANCISCO — Jim Tomsula will Tomsula was San Francisco’s defensive line don’t have the playoffs to fight for and we Bill Daly said. “So we’re looking forward to a
make his NFL coaching debut for the San coach until late last Sunday, when the 49ers don’t have nothing — we just have to play for fine time.”
Francisco 49ers’ season finale against Arizona (5-10) fired Mike Singletary following a 25- ourselves pretty much,” tight end Vernon Players from both teams welcomed the
in what most everybody considers a meaning- 17 loss at St. Louis that sent the club to its Davis said. “It’s been quite an interesting year switch.
less game. eighth straight season without a postseason
It’s for last place in the NFL’s weakest divi- berth. Tomsula was picked by team president See NINERS, Page 14 See NHL, Page 14
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Chiefs are where Raiders want to be


By Doug Tucker Besides, there’s such a thing as were in the playoffs.”
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —


momentum, something players and
coaches hold precious any time, but
particularly when a young and inex-
McFadden, Seymour Tom Cable, who took over as head
coach four games into the 2008 sea-
son, may also need a win to keep his
Meaningless games are nothing new
to Kansas City. The Chiefs have
been playing them for years.
perienced team is headed into the
postseason. A victory would give
them a three-game winning streak as
questionable Sunday job.
“I don’t know,” Cable said.
“Again, I don’t think about that. I
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS tice Friday and
Now comes a meaningless game well as an 11-5 record. will be game- think it determines if we can get it to
that just below the surface is actual- “This game is definitely not ALAMEDA — Raiders coach time decisions 8-8 and 6-0 in the division. That’s
ly packed with nuanced signifi- meaningless to the Chiefs players,” Tom Cable says running back Sunday against really our goal so that’s what we’re
cance. Win or lose, it could have a said linebacker Derrick Johnson. D a r r e n the Chiefs. trying to do. We’re focused on that.”
bearing on how long the Chiefs last “It’s a game that you need to win to McFadden and McFadden Cable brings an overall record of
in their first foray into the postsea- have a good taste in your mouth defensive tackle leads the 16-27 into the game. The fact the
son since 2006. going into the postseason. We’ve R i c h a r d Raiders with Raiders had three players voted to
It’s true their regular-season finale accomplished a lot and you don’t Seymour are 1,157 yards the Pro Bowl along with four alter-
against Oakland on Sunday has want to let yourself down, let the questionable for rushing and 10 nates is proof, he says, of improve-
Oakland’s sea-
Richard
nothing to do with whether they team down, let the fans down by touchdowns. He ment on his watch.
son finale at Seymour needs 43 yards
make the playoffs. After clinching going out there and not doing well. “I think that people are recogniz-
their first AFC West title since 2003, We need to do well.” Kansas City. to become the fourth player in fran- ing that we’re better. I think that
the Chiefs are in, guaranteed to host The Raiders (7-8), who beat the McFadden is chise history to reach the 1,200 people recognize that we’re a more
Darren nursing a sore mark in a season. Marcus Allen,
a postseason game for the first time Chiefs 23-20 in overtime Nov. 7, talented team,” he said. “Obviously,
since that season. will be out to make bittersweet his- McFadden left toe and Napoleon Kaufman and Mark van that shows that guys went out and
But beating the archrivals from tory as well as beat their old rivals Seymour has a Eeghen are the others. performed at a pretty high level.
Oakland would give KC the No. 3 for a fifth straight time. Now 5-0 in hamstring injury. Both sat out prac- Would like to see more, but that will
seed while losing could make it seed the AFC West, they could wind up happen. As you start to win more
No. 4. That would send the Chiefs to unbeaten in their division but still but we still have something to play 40 years ago or so. But for us to and you become a playoff team,
No. 1 seed New England for the sec- miss the playoffs, which the league for,” said Pro Bowl cornerback have that accomplishment and be those kinds of things will happen
ond round if they’re able to get that says never has happened. The Nnamdi Asomugha. “They said that undefeated, say that we own the more and more. I’m proud of all of
far — something they would prefer Chiefs would be division champs no one has swept the division and division, it would be huge for us. them, but I just think it says, ’Hey,
to put off as long as possible. with a 2-4 AFC West record. not gone to the playoffs, or it’s hap- The mindset is still go in there and we’re better and we have guys play-
Who wouldn’t? “We’re not going to the playoffs pened but it maybe happened about play just as hard as you would if we ing better.”’

TCU hopes to make Rose Bowl history


By Greg Beacham field with the fourth-ranked Badgers per game to Wisconsin’s 450.2, but
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (11-1) in the 97th Rose Bowl. “Most players in this sport will go their whole the Badgers mercilessly have run up
“Most players in this sport will go lives and never know what it’s like to play in the score on several opponents in
PASADENA — When the TCU their whole lives and never know recent weeks. The Frogs’ defense
Horned Frogs stepped off the team what it’s like to play in that stadium that stadium for the chance to be Rose Bowl held seven opponents to a touchdown
bus and got their first look at the for the chance to be Rose Bowl champions.We’ve got a great opportunity.” or less, while the Badgers forced 14
Rose Bowl’s impeccably manicured champions,” TCU coach Gary — Gary Patterson, TCU football coach more turnovers than they made.
grass, any lingering thoughts of dis- Patterson said. “We’ve got a great “I do believe we’re the underdog,
respect and disappointment evaporat- opportunity.” in 49 starts. “We’re representing all tistical categories. at least in some people’s eyes, and
ed. The Horned Frogs have soaked up non-automatic qualifying schools. “We’re representing not only the we should be,” said Wisconsin coach
No. 3 TCU might be the third the excitement of bowl week in Los We’re here to show we can all play at Big Ten, but every qualifying confer- Bret Bielema, who’s attempting to
wheel in the BCS title dance, but the Angeles, but never lost sight of a vic- this level. We know they’re going to ence,” said Gabe Carimi, join former boss Barry Alvarez as the
unbeaten Frogs know they’re still tory that would cement their pro- be watching us and supporting us.” Wisconsin’s Outland Trophy-win- only Badgers coaches to win the
making football history in Saturday’s gram’s place among the nation’s Although the first back-to-back ning left tackle. “There’s no getting Rose Bowl. “They’re an undefeated
meeting with Wisconsin. elite. After last season’s loss to Boise BCS busters are a slight favorite on around that, and we accept it. You football team. They’ve done some-
Although the Mountain West State in the Fiesta Bowl, TCU paper against the Big Ten co-champi- can’t shy away from it.” thing we haven’t.
champions just might be the most responded with another perfect regu- on Badgers, the Frogs realize they’ll Although the Rose Bowl crowd is “I can’t really respond to what
unlikely school to appear in the lar season, but couldn’t get past fel- look like Davids against Wisconsin’s likely to be dominated by red-clad TCU’s motivation is, but I know this:
Granddaddy of Them All since low undefeated teams Oregon and Goliath-sized offensive line, maybe Wisconsin snowbirds and supporters, Our kids really believe that this is a
Washington & Jefferson played a Auburn in the overall rankings. the nation’s best. The Badgers are in the matchup seems relatively even on culmination to something special.
scoreless tie with California in the “We’re not just representing our- their first Rose Bowl in 11 years, the field — particularly on the season There is a difference in that ring if it
1922 game, nobody doubts these selves,” said TCU quarterback Andy wielding a powerful rushing offense scoreboard, where Wisconsin and says Rose Bowl champions or just
Frogs (12-0) deserve to stand in Dalton, who will cap his college against a TCU defense that was the TCU both scored exactly 520 points. says a Rose Bowl that you played in.
Arroyo Seco on the same beautiful career by going for his 42nd victory nation’s best in several important sta- TCU has racked up 491.5 yards So that’s a big deal for our guys.”
14 Weekend • Jan. 1-2, 2011 SPORTS THE DAILY JOURNAL

Warriors escape with one-point road win


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bobcats, but missed a 3-pointer with 2 seconds 90 on Augustin’s 3-pointer with 3:43 left in the inbounds play with 8.5 seconds left, giving
remaining that could have given Charlotte its third fourth quarter. But David Lee hit a free throw and Charlotte another chance. But Jackson’s 3-point
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Monta Ellis scored 25 consecutive win under interim head coach Paul Ellis made a jumper and layup to put Golden State attempt clanged off the side of the rim.
points and the Golden State Warriors held off a Silas. up 96-90 with 1:20 remaining. Silas, who replaced Larry Brown on Dec. 22,
late rally to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 96-95 on Gerald Wallace added 20 points, D.J. Augustin The Bobcats made another run in the final had won his first two games as Charlotte’s interim
Friday. 12 and Boris Diaw 10 points for the Bobcats. minute, with Jackson hitting a free throw, Gerald head coach — 105-100 over Detroit on Monday,
Stephen Curry added 24 points and Dorell Up by six points at the half, Golden State Henderson tipping in a miss by Jackson, then and 101-92 over Cleveland on Wednesday. But
Wright 17 for the Warriors, who led by as many as extended its lead to 64-53 on Ellis’layup with 7:48 Diaw hit a layup to pull to 96-95 with 14.5 sec- getting that third straight win proved to be too
11 points midway through the third quarter a\nd left in the third quarter, and were ahead 77-70 by onds remaining. much of a challenge, as Golden State hit its first
held a six-point lead with 1:20 remaining. the end of the period. Golden State had a shot at running out the clock, seven shots and raced to an 11-point lead early in
Stephen Jackson scored 22 points for the Charlotte, however, cut the Warriors’lead to 91- but Ellis was called for an offensive foul on an the first quarter.

“You can sleep, you can eat normal food, go head-to-head against regular season-end- NHL chief operating officer John Collins said.

NHL
Continued from page 11
steaks and spaghetti, and take a nap,” he said.
“You can celebrate New Year’s, too.”
Crosby also likes the idea of a nighttime
ing NFL games. It also wouldn’t be played on
the preferred New Year’s Day.
“As coaches and players, we don’t care if
To Lemieux, so do Crosby and Ovechkin,
the feature attractions whenever it starts.
Crosby is scoring at a rate unseen since
game, which could boost NBC’s ratings. we go at midnight,” Capitals coach Bruce Lemieux had 161 points in the 1995-96 sea-
“We practiced outdoors a couple of days “I don’t see anything wrong with playing Boudreau said. “Let’s go.” son; Crosby’s 25-game scoring streak ended
ago and the glare of the sun is terrible,” under the lights here,” Crosby said. “I think None of the first three Winter Classics in Wednesday but, with 65 points in 39 games,
Capitals forward David Steckel said. “Under that’d be pretty nice. We should all be enjoy- Buffalo, Chicago or Boston were disrupted by he’s on pace for 137 points.
the lights, it will be that much better.” ing ourselves no matter what the scenario.” the weather, but the NHL understood the “It’s two different styles, two different eras
Ovechkin was happy for a different reason: The league insists it’s planning to play inherent risk in taking an indoor game into the but guys who are great players,” Lemieux
No early morning wake-up call on New Year’s Saturday night, even if there are unexpected great outdoors. said. “When he (Crosby) is doing is more
morning. delays, if only because a Sunday game would “It’s part of what makes the game great,” impressive than what I did years ago.”

NINERS
Continued from page 11
Whisenhunt said. “Playing as poorly as we
did against San Francisco helped (motivate
us). That was embarrassing. Our guys got
back to working the way we needed to. It’s
embarrassing to us and our goal is not to
come out flat like we did in that game. It was
for us, changing offensive coordinators, quarterback controversy tough ... especially with it having been on
and firing our head coach. It’s been difficult.” Monday Night Football on national TV.”
Tomsula’s position is far from comfortable. He loved working Whisenhunt is working to develop a win-
for Singletary but acknowledges the 49ers didn’t perform up to par
on Sundays. Jim Tomsula ning mentality in his young players who are
still finding their way.
Tomsula hopes at least to send his players into the offseason on The Cardinals will try to win back-to-back games for the first
a high note with one more win — though that will hardly be time all season while playing with an inexperienced lineup. A vic-
enough for a 5-10 club that fully expected to win the West and was tory would give them wins in three of their final four following a
favored to do so back when the season started. York is working seven-game losing streak. They have also lost the last three meet-
furiously to hire a general manager, then that person will hand pick ings with the 49ers.
Singletary’s successor. The 49ers are considering in-house vice Both teams are averaging below 20 points per game, Arizona at
president of player personnel Trent Baalke for the job. 18.8 (26th in the NFL) and San Francisco 17.8 (28th).
Tomsula has no idea what that means for his future, but it’s not It was in that Monday night game that San Francisco running
what he is most worried about right now. back Frank Gore went down for the season with a fractured right
“When I say a one-week calendar, that’s not something new for hip — a big blow for a team that revolved its offense around him.
me,” Tomsula said. “My whole life is a one-week calendar. ... Brian Westbrook rushed for 136 yards and a touchdown in his
When Sunday night’s over, I go in, that’s why I watch film on place.
Sunday night, to make sure we close out the week, and I’m on to This week, it’s a defensive leader gone for the 49ers. Four-time
the next. ... I’m very singular in my focus in that way. I’m a foot- Pro Bowl linebacker Patrick Willis, the team’s leading tackler in
ball coach. I’m Jim nobody from nowhere.” all four of his NFL seasons, had a second surgery on his broken
The young Cardinals (5-10) have plenty of their own reasons for right hand and will miss the first start of his career.
wanting to show up and make a statement in their last game. They Willis said earlier in the week the 49ers weren’t going to call it
are still embarrassed by a 27-6 home loss to the Niners on Monday quits before the final game just because they won’t be advancing
Night Football on Nov. 29. to the postseason.
Arizona was awful in almost all phases that night, managing “(Coach Tomsula), he said early: ’We’re not playing for the divi-
only eight first downs and getting 11 rushes for 13 yards in its sixth sion title, we’re not going to the playoffs. Right now it’s about
straight loss. pride,”’ Willis said. “I know he’s going to coach the way he sees
“If you can do some good things at the end of the year it cer- fit. As long as he is our coach, we want to go out with a bang, and
tainly carries over into the next year,” Cardinals coach Ken this week we’ve got Arizona and that’s our focus.”
THE DAILY JOURNAL SPORTS Weekend • Jan. 1-2, 2011 15
Bowl Roundup NBA GLANCE NHL GLANCE NFL GLANCE
SUN BOWL program’s first postseason victory.
EASTERN CONFERENCE EASTERN CONFERENCE AMERICAN CONFERENCE
Notre Dame 33, Miami 10 The Knights (11-3) had never won
Atlantic Division Atlantic Division East
more than 10 games in a season and W L Pct GB W L OT Pts GF GA
EL PASO, Texas — Freshman had lost their first three bowl games, W L T Pct PF PA
Boston 24 7 .774 — Pittsburgh 25 11 3 53 126 91 y-New England 13 2 0 .867 480 306
Tommy Rees passed for 201 yards and including their last visit here in 2007. Philadelphia 23 9 5 51 126 97
New York 18 14 .563 6 1/2 x-N.Y.Jets 10 5 0 .667 329 297
two touchdowns to Michael Floyd as The Conference USA champs made Philadelphia 13 19 .406 11 1/2 N.Y.Rangers 22 14 2 46 118 98
Miami 7 8 0 .467 266 295
Notre Dame beat Miami 33-10 in the this win even sweeter by knocking off Toronto 11 21 .344 13 1/2 N.Y.Islanders 11 19 6 28 84 118
Buffalo 4 11 0 .267 276 387
Sun Bowl on Friday, making Brian New Jersey 9 24 .273 16 New Jersey 10 25 2 22 65 116
a Southeastern Conference team in the Northeast Division South
Kelly the first Fighting Irish coach to process. Southeast Division
W L OT Pts GF GA W L T Pct PF PA
win a bowl game in his first season. W L Pct GB Indianapolis 9 6 0 .600 412 368
Boston 20 11 5 45 102 77
Georgia (6-7) snapped a four-game Miami 25 9 .735 — Montreal 21 16 2 44 97 92 Jacksonville 8 7 0 .533 336 385
Notre Dame (8-5) reached the end bowl winning streak and notched their Orlando 21 12 .636 3 1/2 Ottawa 16 18 5 37 89 116 Tennessee 6 9 0 .400 336 316
zone on three of its first four posses- first losing season since going 5-6 in Atlanta 21 13 .618 4 Buffalo 15 18 4 34 98 108 Houston 5 10 0 .333 356 410
sions. Rees tossed TD passes of 3 and 1996. Charlotte 11 20 .355 12 1/2 Toronto 13 19 4 30 84 110 North
34 yards to Floyd and Cierre Wood Washington 8 23 .258 15 1/2 Southeast Division W L T Pct PF PA
Central Division W L OT Pts GF GA
broke free on a 34-yard scoring run MEINEKE BOWL x-Pittsburgh 11 4 0 .733 334 223
W L Pct GB Tampa Bay 22 11 5 49 119 121
before David Ruffer added field goals Chicago 21 10 .677 — Washington 22 12 5 49 117 105
x-Baltimore 11 4 0 .733 344 263
from 40, 50 and 19 yards. USF 31, Clemson 26 Cleveland 5 10 0 .333 262 291
Indiana 14 17 .452 7 Atlanta 20 15 6 46 127 122
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — B.J. Milwaukee 12 18 .400 8 1/2 Carolina 17 15 4 38 102 108 Cincinnati 4 11 0 .267 315 382
The Irish closed with four victories
Daniels threw two touchdowns passes Detroit 11 21 .344 10 1/2 Florida 16 17 2 34 95 92 West
to cap an up-and-down season under W L T Pct PF PA
and ran for a third and South Florida Cleveland 8 24 .250 13 1/2
Kelly. WESTERN CONFERENCE y-Kansas City 10 5 0 .667 356 295
finished coach Skip Holtz’s first sea-
San Diego 8 7 0 .533 408 294
LIBERTY BOWL son with a 31-26 victory over Clemson WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division Oakland 7 8 0 .467 379 361
on Friday in the Meineke Bowl. Southwest Division W L OT Pts GF GA Denver 4 11 0 .267 316 438
UCF 10, Georgia 6 Mo Plancher also ran for a score for W L Pct GB Detroit 24 9 5 53 131 107
St.Louis 19 12 5 43 95 97
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Latavius the Bulls (8-5), who took control after San Antonio
Dallas
28
24
4
7
.875
.774

3 1/2
Columbus 20 15 3 43 100 110 NATIONAL CONFERENCE
Murray scored on a 10-yard touch- Tigers quarterback Kyle Parker left at Chicago 20 16 3 43 123 113 East
New Orleans 19 14 .576 9 1/2
down run with 9:01 left, and Central halftime with broken ribs. South Houston 16 16 .500 12
Nashville 18 13 6 42 91 92
W L T Pct PF PA
Florida held on to beat Georgia 10-6 Northwest Division
Florida secured its fifth straight eight- Memphis 14 18 .438 14 W L OT Pts GF GA
y-Philadelphia 10 5 0 .667 426 363
Friday in the Liberty Bowl and cap the win season and earned its first bowl Northwest Division Vancouver 22 8 5 49 121 90 N.Y.Giants 9 6 0 .600 377 333
best season in school history with the win over a team from a BCS league. W L Pct GB Colorado 20 12 5 45 129 120 Washington 6 9 0 .400 288 360
Oklahoma City 22 11 .667 — Minnesota 17 15 5 39 92 107 Dallas 5 10 0 .333 380 423
buildup to the 2013 America’s Cup.

CUP
Utah 22 11 .667 — Calgary 16 18 3 35 100 107 South
Denver 18 13 .581 3 Edmonton 12 17 7 31 94 124 W L T Pct PF PA
San Francisco officials estimated Portland 17 16 .515 5 Pacific Division x-Atlanta 12 3 0 .800 383 278
hosting the America’s Cup could be Minnesota 8 25 .242 14 W L OT Pts GF GA New Orleans 11 4 0 .733 371 284
Continued from page 11 worth $1.4 billion in economic ben- Pacific Division Dallas 22 12 4 48 109 105 Tampa Bay 9 6 0 .600 318 305
efits and create 8,000 jobs. W L Pct GB Los Angeles 22 14 1 45 113 91 Carolina 2 13 0 .133 186 377
L.A.Lakers 22 10 .688 — San Jose 20 13 5 45 114 108 North
Newport officials gave a “super- BMW Oracle Racing, owned by Phoenix 13 17 .433 8 Anaheim 19 17 4 42 102 116
W L T Pct PF PA
human effort” in talks, GGYC software mogul Larry Ellison, won Golden State 13 19 .406 9 Phoenix 17 12 7 41 98 103
y-Chicago 11 4 0 .733 331 276
spokesman Tom Ehman said. back the oldest trophy in interna- L.A.Clippers 10 23 .303 12 1/2 Green Bay 9 6 0 .600 378 237
Thursday’s Games
“Should there be any problem tional sports for the United States Sacramento 6 23 .207 14 1/2 Minnesota 6 9 0 .400 268 328
Atlanta 3,Boston 2,SO
with San Francisco fulfilling their with a two-race sweep of Alinghi of Colorado 4,Edmonton 3,SO Detroit 5 10 0 .333 342 356
Switzerland in February off Friday’s Games
end of the deal, we’ll be looking to Chicago 90,New Jersey 81
Columbus 3,Toronto 2 West
Newport to jump in,” Ehman told Valencia. Tampa Bay 4,Montreal 1 W L T Pct PF PA
New Orleans 83,Boston 81 San Jose 5,Chicago 3
the Associated Press. St.Louis 7 8 0 .467 283 312
The 2013 regatta will be contest- Golden State 96,Charlotte 95 Philadelphia 7,Los Angeles 4 Seattle 6 9 0 .400 294 401
He said Newport likely will get a ed in 72-foot, wing-sailed catama- Indiana 95,Washington 86 Friday’s Games San Francisco 5 10 0 .333 267 339
preliminary regatta during the rans. Houston 114,Toronto 105 New Jersey 3,Atlanta 1 Arizona 5 10 0 .333 282 396
Atlanta at Oklahoma City,8 p.m. Montreal 3,Florida 2,OT
x-clinched playoff spot
Detroit at Phoenix,9 p.m. Nashville 4,Minnesota 1
SAT SUN MON TUE WED THUR FRI y-clinched division
Philadelphia at L.A.Lakers,10:30 p.m. N.Y.Islanders 4,Detroit 3,OT
Columbus 4,Ottawa 3,OT Sunday,Jan.2
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Saturday’s Games
Cleveland at Chicago,4 p.m. Philadelphia at Anaheim,5 p.m. Oakland at Kansas City,10 a.m.
@ L.A. vs. Canucks vs. Sabres
7:30 p.m. New Orleans at Washington,4 p.m. Vancouver at Dallas,5 p.m. Tampa Bay at New Orleans,10 a.m.
6 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
CSN-CAL CSN-CAL CSN-CAL Golden State at Miami,4:30 p.m. Phoenix at St.Louis,5:30 p.m. Miami at New England,10 a.m.
New Jersey at Minnesota,5 p.m. Colorado at Calgary,6 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit,10 a.m.
Oklahoma City at San Antonio,5:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games Carolina at Atlanta,10 a.m.
@ Miami @ Orlando @ Hornets vs.Cavs Boston at Buffalo,4 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cleveland,10 a.m.
4:30 p.m. 4 p.m. 5 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Sacramento at Denver,6 p.m.
CSN-BAY CSN-BAY Toronto at Ottawa,4 p.m. Buffalo at N.Y.Jets,10 a.m.
CSN-BAY CSN-BAY Memphis at Utah,6 p.m.
New Jersey at Carolina,4 p.m. Cincinnati at Baltimore,10 a.m.
Dallas at Milwaukee,6 p.m.
N.Y.Rangers at Tampa Bay,4:30 p.m. Arizona at San Francisco,1:15 p.m.
Jan. 2 Sunday’s Games
Washington vs.Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh,PA,5 p.m.
vs.Arizona Indiana at New York,10 a.m. San Diego at Denver,1:15 p.m.
1:15 p.m. San Jose at Los Angeles,6 p.m.
End regular Atlanta at L.A.Clippers,12:30 p.m. Chicago at Green Bay,1:15 p.m.
FOX season Calgary at Edmonton,7 p.m.
Boston at Toronto,3 p.m. Sunday’s Games Jacksonville at Houston,1:15 p.m.
Jan. 2 Dallas at Cleveland,4 p.m. Atlanta at Montreal,10 a.m. N.Y.Giants at Washington,1:15 p.m.
@ K.C. Houston at Portland,6 p.m. N.Y.Rangers at Florida,2 p.m. Dallas at Philadelphia,1:15 p.m.
10 a.m. End regular Phoenix at Sacramento,6 p.m. Philadelphia at Detroit,2 p.m. Tennessee at Indianapolis,1:15 p.m.
season
CBS Memphis at L.A.Lakers,6:30 p.m. Dallas at St.Louis,3 p.m. St.Louis at Seattle,5:20 p.m.
Museum
Block Party by
Judith Selby Lang
and Richard Lang
SEE PAGE 17

As one decade
ends,another
just beginning
By Philip Dimaano

T
he page has turned on yet another
chapter in history that was marked
by strife, accomplishment, mistakes
and breakthroughs. With the countdowns
complete and the fireworks having dissipated,
a new year and a new decade begin filled
with uncertainty and
opportunity.
It is important not to
forget the events of the
past 10 years to see how
far society has come.
Apple came out with the
iPod in 2001, an invention
that would revolutionize
the music industry and
the world of portable electronic devices. That

The Dude vs. the Duke


same year, the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11
dramatically shifted the focus of national and
global security with the war on terrorism.
The most destructive storm in terms of eco-
nomic losses occurred in 2005 when
Hurricane Katrina ravaged the United States
and left the city of New Orleans completely
‘True Grit’offers interesting comparisons underwater. A new way to share and host
video files over the Internet came about as
well during that year with the creation of
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS er of his larger-than-life, gruffly Joel Coen: I don’t think YouTube.
lovable Old West idols, Bridges there’s any of the Duke there. To With the advent of Facebook in 2004,
LOS ANGELES — The Dude buries himself in the character the extent there’s any of the social networking has taken the world by
is up against the Duke. In the storm in ways that would have been unimag-
with a Sphinx-like inscrutability Dude there, it’s only to the inable just years before. Devices such as the
new “True Grit,” Jeff Bridges and a whiskey-and-tobacco- extent that you’re talking about Apple iPhone created in 2007 grant access to
provides a wildly different take sluiced growl of a voice. somebody who’s playing the such websites at the palm of your hand.
on boozy one-eyed lawman same instrument, which is his All of these events were temporarily over-
The Coens and Bridges based shadowed when the first African-American
Rooster Cogburn than John their Rooster on the novel by own personality and physicality. president was elected on Nov. 4, 2008. With
Wayne did in the 1969 original. ... He’s quite a bit older, but he’s the achievements of Barack Obama, the
Bridges reunited with Joel and Charles Portis that inspired both racial prejudices that had marred earlier
still Jeff Bridges, and Jeff
Ethan Coen, who also directed films, but did any traces of the decades of American history seemed to be a
Bridges did this other character, thing of the past.
him on 1998’s “The Big Duke spill over? And are there and inevitably, there’s part of With the new decade comes a new chance
Lebowski,” in which he played any hints of the Dude in the actor. No actor transforms a to improve oneself in a way that can best be
the Dude, a middle-aged stoner Bridges’ Rooster? hundred percent. ... Having said displayed through the tradition of New Year’s
resolutions. More often than not, these reso-
whose “I’m the Dude, man” out- The Coens, along with Bridges that, Jeff is a transformative lutions quickly fade away into obscurity or
look has become intertwined and co-stars Matt Damon, Josh actor, not a movie star who kind are simply forgotten, with some of the com-
with the actor’s own persona. Brolin, Barry Pepper and Hailee of always plays himself, and mon ones being better stress management,
debt repayment and vows to be more helpful
While Wayne, known as the Steinfeld, ponder the Dude-vs.- that’s what’s so interesting to others.
Duke, played Cogburn as anoth- Duke question. See DUDE, Page 19 To achieve goals such as these, the biggest
obstacle a person must face is their own men-
tality and attitude toward achieving the goal.
lesson 7 p.m.,dancing begins 8 p.m. The initial excitement and vigor soon gives
Party like it’s 1839 Best bets way to excuses and negativity in the face of
For more information visit www.peers.org.
Enjoy the first Saturday night of the New $20. adversity and the inevitable harsh reality.
Year by joining Mr.and Mrs.Fezziwig (from Entertainment includes a performance by Resolutions vary from person to person,
Charles Dickens’A Christmas Carol) as they the Peerless Music Hall and a special but the key to success is the same. A person
host a Victorian Twelfth Night Ball. appearance by Mr.Charles Dickens. Adopt a pet needs to be realistic about setting achievable
Country band Bangers and Mash plays Gamers may enjoy either an intellectual goals and then be very specific about how to
waltzes,polkas,reels and other dances game of whist or a rollicking game of Wink, Start the New Year with a new family achieve them. One must break down the big
popular in the early and mid-19th century. and the evening concludes with a glorious member.Dog adoptions take place from 9 goals into more manageable portions and be
All dances are taught or called and Hallelujah Chorus sing-a-long.Punch and a a.m.to 9 p.m.Saturday at the San Bruno willing to make alternative methods part of
partners are not required.Suggested light Old English snack buffet will be Petco at the Shops at Tanforan,1150 El the resolution plan if necessary. The most
costume is dress from 1837 through 1870 served. Camino Real in San Bruno.Dogs were important thing to remember is to aim for
(the heyday of Dickens’literary career). Hosted by The Period Events & saved from death in high-kill Southern things truly important to you, not what you
Modern evening dress is an acceptable Entertainments Re-Creation Society.San California shelters and driven to Northern think you should do or what other people
substitute for period costume and there is Mateo Masonic Hall,100 N.Ellsworth Ave., California for adoptions.For more expect of you.
no dress code for the evening. San Mateo.Doors open 6:45 p.m.,dance information visit
dogsneedhomes.blogspot.com.
See YEAR, Page 19
THE DAILY JOURNAL WEEKEND JOURNAL Weekend • Jan. 1-2, 2011 17
MUSEUM GOTTA SEE ‘UM
By Susan Cohn Francisco’s first motorized fire apparatus, a
DAILY JOURNAL SENIOR CORRESPONDENT 1911 American LaFrance Type-5 4-cylinder,
50 HP Salvage Wagon Registration No. 25.
The collaborative artistic team of Richard
Lang and Judith Selby Lang combine their IN ITS FINAL WEEKS:
love of nature with their interest in science Through Jan. 30, SFMOMA presents
by producing an on-going series of art works “Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern
about the oceans and the environment. Century,” the first large-scale retrospective
Richard Lang, President of Electric of the artist’s work to be staged in the U.S. in
Works, a gallery, store and fine art printmak- more than three decades. Cartier-Bresson
ing studio in San Francisco’s SOMA district, (1908–2004) is celebrated as one of the most
is a poet, short story writer, painter and print- accomplished and original figures in the his-
maker. Judith Selby Lang is an artist whose tory of photography. The Modern Century
work touches on a broad array of cultural features some 300 prints from Cartier-
issues, from the environment to political Bresson’s professional career, 1929 to 1989,
activism. with an emphasis on 1932 to 1973. A fifth of
In the past ten years the Langs have col- the works on view have never been present-
lected almost two tons of plastic from Kehoe ed to the public before. For more informa-
Beach in the Point Reyes National Seashore, tion call (415) 357-4000 or visit www.sfmo-
garbage washed ashore from as far away as ma.org.
Asia and as close as the San Francisco Bay,
and have shaped the beach plastic it into art- CLOSING SOON:
work and installations that comment on the You have until Jan. 16 to see “Beyond
problem of environmental pollution. Block Party by artists Judith Selby Lang and Richard Lang is on display in the San Francisco
Museum of Modern Art’s Artists Gallery’s Window at 150 Natoma St.,San Francisco through Golden Clouds: Five Centuries of Japanese
Examples of their work may currently be Screens” at the Asian Art Museum of San
seen in the San Francisco Museum of June 1,2011.
Francisco. This exhibition of 41 rarely seen
Modern Art’s Artists Gallery’s Windows
large-scale Japanese screens, celebrates the
located at 150 Natoma St. and 147 Minna St. dows, is the Langs’ response to an equally Ghost Net and Block Party can be viewed full range of the format in various media
(between Third and New Montgomery dire situation. Scientists report that there are 24 hours a day/seven days a week thru June including traditional paper and silk as well
streets). Natoma and Minna streets flank on average 46,000 pieces of plastic in every 1, 2011. Visit www.sfmoma.org/artists- as stoneware and varnish. The Asian Art
SFMOMA which is at 151 Third St. square mile of ocean. This shocking fact, gallery or call (415) 441-4777 for more Museum is one of the largest in the Western
Ghost Net, in the Minna Street windows, along with the average person’s difficulty in information. world devoted exclusively to Asian art. 200
is the Langs’ comment on the pernicious visualizing that quantity, compelled the
TAKE A LOOK BEHIND YOU: Larkin St. at San Francisco Civic Center.
entanglements of fishing line, polypropylene artists to count and exhibit a representative
www.asianart.org or (415) 581-3500.
rope, monofilament line and plastic bits that sample. Plastic pieces numbering 4,600, the Directly across from 150 Natoma is the
float in the ocean, ensnaring everything amount contained in one city block (or one- splendid façade of 147 Natoma St., once the
(birds, fish, marine mammals) that enters tenth of a square mile of ocean), are hung in location of the 1908 Underwriters Fire Patrol Susan Cohn can be reached at susan@smdai-
their domain. a display designed to simulate the colorful Company building, the home of San lyjournal.com or www.twitter.com/susanci-
Block Party, in the Natoma Street win- bits of plastic floating in the ocean. tyscene.
18 Weekend • Jan. 1-2, 2011 WEEKEND JOURNAL THE DAILY JOURNAL

LAWS before they create or renew a policy. tion for defending the right. The bill wasn’t ment people and even put them in danger.
A law sponsored by the American Society Yee’s only efforts at schools. One bill protects Victims have needed a law they can turn to.”
for Reproductive Medicine lets HIV-positive faculty and workers at the University of California’s impersonation law had not
Continued from page 1 couples use advanced technology to have California who report illegal or improper been updated since 1872.
HIV-negative children biologically. actions. Simitian also addressed privacy, specifical-
Previously, state law barred the use of sperm Another law allows the latest generation of ly that of California motorists using the
until Saturday when they finish their journey from an HIV-positive male even with safe- low-emission vehicles to have access to the FasTrak device. The law controls the use of
from idea to proposal to state law. guards to prevent the risk of passing on the High Occupancy Vehicle lanes during com- the personal information collected electroni-
Hill, the newest of the county’s legislators virus. muting hours beginning in 2012. cally and stored each time a motorist uses
in Sacramento save newly elected Brisbane-based biotechnology company Other Yee-authored laws will provide for FasTrak. The law also lets motorists whose
Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, Tercica inspired a bill that removed apomor- the safe production of rice-based Asian noo- information is improperly released to recover
had a dozen bills signed by Gov. Arnold phine from the California Uniform Controlled dles, require heritage schools to follow exist- damages and legal fees.
Schwarzenegger. The 12 represent 95 percent Substances Act which Hill said will help ing laws that apply to private schools and Abusing the review process of the
of Hill’s bills send to the governor’s desk Parkinson’s disease patients. The federal gov- child-care centers, restricts alcohol sales at California Environmental Quality Act also
which he said is a sign of bipartisan coopera- ernment removed it from all drug schedules in hotels that do not include bars or restaurants becomes harder because of a Simitian law
tion. 1976 but California remained the sole state and restructures the Osteopathic Medical streamlining the work to eliminate frivolous
Hill tackled the problem of driving while that hadn’t reclassified it. Board to promote professional standards. appeals that delay or defeat projects.
intoxicated with a bill giving judges the power For state Sen. Leland Yee, 2010 marked a One bill signed into law but killed when the Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin, D-
to suspect a driver’s license for 10 years after major legislative milestone — reaching 100 governor signed a contingent bill — the Redwood City, is no longer in office but he
a third conviction for driving while intoxicat- pieces of legislation authored by him and requirement of children under age 18 to wear left a legacy of legislation that also takes
ed. The previous law limited the ban to three signed into law during his eight years of state helmets while skiing and snowboarding — is effect Jan. 1. A bill signed in October helps
years and give authority to the Department of office as both an assembly- expected to be reintroduced this month. state agencies better protect the ocean off of
Motor Vehicles. If every judge acted on the man and senator. State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, also California’s coast by directing the Ocean
revocation, more than 10,000 repeat offenders The laws kicking in Jan. had a busy year crafting legislation that Protection Council to work with state agen-
would vacate state roads each year, Hill esti- 1 authored by Yee, D-San passed muster with the Legislature and the cies that have ocean- and
mated. Francisco/San Mateo, governor. coastal-related jurisdic-
Hill increased from $1,000 to $1,500 the cover a wide span of inter- The Kindergarten Readiness Act, which tions.
amount of money low-income Californians ests. changes to 5 the age that children start school, Two other bills protect
receive to replace smoggy vehicles and hiked “These new laws will doesn’t begin until the fall of 2012. Simitian small businesses and dis-
the penalty to six months in jail or a $1,000 help children, bring greater said the new year signals to districts and par- abled veteran-owned busi-
fine for pirate limousine drivers at San transparency to govern- ents to begin planning for nesses from unfair com-
Francisco International Airport. These drivers Leland Yee ment, protect consumers, the switch. petitive practices while
illegally soliciting business on airport grounds safeguard the environment California’s imperson- another protects con-
would now face misdemeanors rather than and improve our economy,” Yee said. ation law, authored by sumers by ensuring the
infractions. A human trafficking bill allows the courts to Simitian, is updated for the Ira Ruskin continued accuracy of
The San Mateo County Community seize any property, such as a home or auto- Internet age, making it a weighing and measuring
College District can now serve alcohol at spe- mobile, used in its commission and adds civil misdemeanor to mali- devices. The law continues funding statewide
cial events held on campus including the new penalties up to $25,000. ciously impersonate some- uniform methodology for point-of-sale scan-
dining commons. Booze is typically barred at Another law modeled after a 2009 San one else online. The viola- ner inspection and continues registration fees
public schools but Hill introduced legislation Francisco ordinance prohibits unfair evictions tions an include phony assessed on weights and measures to partially
to allow it as a way to hold special events and of victims of domestic violence, sexual Joe Simitian Facebook pages or e-mails reimburse county inspection costs.
generate more money for the district. assault or stalking. The fear of losing their made to look as though Another Ruskin-authored law enforces
Another bill lets the San Francisco Bay homes discourages women from reporting the they came from another’s account. inspection of agricultural shipments to pre-
Restoration Authority use a one-time, crimes, according to Yee. “E-personation,” Simitian wrote in a pre- vent harmful pests from entering the state.
nine-county option for improvements Yee, whose past legislation also took aim at pared statement, “is the dark side of the social
rather than requiring separate elections in student censorship, struck again with a law networking revolution. Facebook or MySpace
each county while a different piece of leg- protecting student speech at charter schools pages, e-mails, texting and comments on web Michelle Durand can be reached by e-mail:
islation requires insurance companies to and protecting employees from unfair retalia- forums have been used to humiliate or tor- michelle@smdailyjournal.com or by phone: (650)
344-5200 ext. 102.
tell consumers about cancellation fees

have drunk a bit before bed. San Bruno didn’t bode as well, but if it makes you feel hair of the dog baby,” he said.

CURE
Continued from page 1
Councilman Ken Ibarra suggested three glass-
es before bed. If that wasn’t the case, try some
with a few pain pills when you first wake up.
better, go for it.
Sleep never hurts. In fact, if you can wake
up early to drink some water, you can then
And he’s not alone.
Bloody Marys were a popular choice for
dealing with the day-after dilemma. Rather
Seriously, do it now. return to the lovely, comfortable sheets and than drinking the tomato drink traditionally,
Some people prefer juices. Vishal Morar, feather pillows for a few extra hours. That some recipes call for mixing in some beer.
year be spent by you? Well, after asking many, for example, enjoys a Caribbean Passion way, after about 90 minutes, hopefully the Alternatively, some readers place a beer inside
many people how they handle their morning smoothie from Jamba Juice. world will look better. the shower the night before, just to plan ahead
after, we’re here to share the collective wealth. Or, add electrolyte-heavy drinks like If none of that works, there’s always drink- for a disastrous morning.
Many non-drinkers have thrown out the old Pedialyte or Gatorade to help get your body ing. Lastly, and the one that works most slowly,
“just don’t get drunk advice.” Here’s the chemistry back in balance. Bill Sutphen tries to take a couple of aspirin is simply time. Just sit back, relax and watch
thing, given the aching head and desire to Drinking is just step one. Try getting a little and a half gallon of water prior to going to something funny. Maybe pop “The Hangover”
sleep the day away, it’s probably too late for food in your tummy as well. In 2008, bed. in and watch someone dealing with worse
this logic. Plus, having that suggested when Discover Health decided to study which hang- “If that isn’t possible, then the day of I problems than a headache.
you’re in this state is, well, annoying. over remedies really helped. Turns out water mope around with fruit juice, typically cran- Want to give the hair of the dog theory a go?
So let’s start with hydration. and juice are definitely going to help but so berry or cran-apple and force myself to have a Here’s the recipe to make a Bloody Mary.
Water is key to this step. Ideally, you should will eating eggs and bananas. Greasy foods bowl of chicken noodle soup and two beers; Good luck!
THE DAILY JOURNAL WEEKEND JOURNAL Weekend • Jan. 1-2, 2011 19
Duke-esque or Dude-esque. That just seemed

DUDE
Continued from page 16
like Jeff kind of getting into the zone and just
having fun.
Hailee Steinfeld, who plays willful teenag-
Calendar
er Mattie Ross: I would say if anything, more SATURDAY, JAN. 1 SUNDAY, JAN. 9
Dog Adoptions. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. San Justin Ancheta Band. 8:30 p.m. Farmers’ Market Sundays. 9 a.m. to
of the Dude than the Duke. ... I think that Bruno Petco in Tanforan Mall, 1150 Flight Lounge, 971 Laurel St., San 1 p.m. South Caltrain Parking Lot on
about him as an actor, and why again we want- there needs to be another name created for his El Camino Real, San Bruno. Dogs Carlos. Now hailing from San El Camino Real, Belmont. Get fresh
ed him to do this. performance, but I do have to say, it’s in the were saved from death in high-kill Francisco, Justin Ancheta’s eclectic fruit, vegetables, bread and pastries,
Southern California shelters and driv- style of reggae flavored indie-rock, flowers and more. For more informa-
Ethan Coen: It’s really not John Wayne. I trailer, this one line, it’s when Mattie says, en to Northern California for adop- funk and jazz has created a buzz tion visit pcfma.com.
think for everybody, the actors and us, the “Can we depart this afternoon?” And he looks tions. For more information visit throughout northern California. For
movie was done pretty much without refer- at her and says “WE?” I think that’s the dogsneedhomes.blogspot.com. more information visit contact tay- Small Works. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 320
lor@flightloungewine.com. California Ave., Palo Alto. Gallery
ence to the other movie ... or to “Big biggest Dude moment. Victorian 12th Night Ball. 7 p.m. House presents an exhibition of
Lebowski.” Although ... the one parallel was, Josh Brolin, who plays cowardly killer Tom San Mateo Masonic Lodge Ballroom, FRIDAY, JAN. 7 small-scale works by Bay Area
on “Big Lebowski,” pretty much the only 100 N. Ellsworth Ave., San Mateo. Small Works. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 320 artists. Exhibit runs Tuesday through
Chaney: There’s no Dude in there. Yeah, there After a vintage dance lesson, the California Ave., Palo Alto. Gallery Sunday until Feb. 5. For more infor-
directing we were called upon to do with Jeff is. (Brolin imitates the Dude’s occasionally bangers and mash ensemble will play House presents an exhibition of mation e-mail smc339@gmail.com.
is, Jeff would walk up to us before a scene and falsetto voice) “Yeah, man. Hey, man. Yeah, an evening of Victorian ballroom small-scale works by Bay Area
dance music. Victorian or modern artists. Exhibit runs Tuesday through Schumann Festival. 3 p.m.
ask, “Did the Dude burn one on the way over man.” ... The Dude has several keys, you evening dress admired, but not Sunday until Feb. 5. For more infor- Crestmont Conservatory of Music,
here for this scene?” And similarly, on this, the know, octaves, and the Dude always goes high required. $20 at the door. For more mation e-mail smc339@gmail.com. 2575 Flores St., San Mateo. Featuring
question was, “How drunk am I in this scene?” information visit peers.org. solo and chamber performances. Free.
in the octave, and then once in a while — I’m Composer Robert Dick in Concert. For more information call 574-4633.
Matt Damon, who plays Texas Ranger just going with you here — Rooster, you Peninsula Landscapes Revisited. 1 8 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church
LaBoeuf: I was the one looking into his one know he’s so dry, his voice is so low. It’s like p.m. to 4 p.m. Collections Room, of Palo Alto, 505 E. Charleston Road, MONDAY, JAN. 10
Peninsula Museum of Art, 10 Twin Palo Alto. Acclaimed flutist and com- Job Search Revoew. 10 a.m. Foster
eye, you know, but there’s just a tremendous Nick Nolte. And once in a while, he’ll go Pines Lane, Belmont. Featuring poser Robert Dick will perform his City Community Center, 1000 E.
amount of soulfulness to him and depth, and it (Brolin makes a high-pitched hum). You Sharon Bearce, Werner Glinka, own compositions and more. $20 for Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City.
just seemed like a totally unique portrayal, Alysanne McGaffey and Kevyn adults, $10 for children. For more Phase2Careers will provide job
know? And I go, there it is. There’s Jeff. Wernock. Exhibit runs through Jan. 2, information call 961-1566. search tips and feedback on your job
something he was having a lot of fun with. ... There’s the Dude. noon to 4 p.m. on weekdays, 1 p.m. to search campaign. Free. For more
Jeff works out of a place of joy. ... Whereas Barry Pepper, who plays outlaw Lucky Ned 4 p.m. on weekends. For more infor- Schumann Festival. 7:30 p.m. information call 574-1766.
some people might try to work from a darker mation call 594-1577. Crestmont Conservatory of Music,
Pepper: Neither (the Dude nor the Duke) in 2575 Flores St., San Mateo. Featuring Lecture: Memory Games and
place, he works from that kind of place of my opinion. I’m such a huge fan of Jeff’s fil- SUNDAY, JAN. 2 solo and chamber performances. Free. Alzheimer’s Disease. 10 a.m. to 11
light, and you can feel it when you’re with mography, and for me, having met and worked Farmers’ Market Sundays. 9 a.m. to For more information call 574-4633. a.m. San Mateo Senior Center, 2645
1 p.m. South Caltrain Parking Lot on Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo.
him, because he’s genuinely joyful when he’s with him and spent time on and off the set in El Camino Real, Belmont. Get fresh SATURDAY, JAN. 8 Dr. Wes Ashford, MD, PhD, of
working. I mean, there are things, like, getting every different environment and seeing the fruit, vegetables, bread and pastries, Dog Adoptions. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. San Stanford/VA Aging Clinical Research
off the horse in the corn-dodger scene — flowers and more. For more informa- Bruno Petco in Tanforan Mall, 1150 Center, will discuss Alzheimer’s dis-
way he is naturally, he will forever and always tion visit pcfma.com. El Camino Real, San Bruno. Dogs ease, its symptoms, effects on the
where we’re shooting the cornbread — his dis- be the Dude to me. He’s just such a super-cool, were saved from death in high-kill brain and memory. Free. For more
mount and the jacket flying over his head. All water-off-a-duck’s-back, easy-go-lucky per- Peninsula Landscapes Revisited. 1 Southern California shelters and driv- information call 522-7490.
p.m. to 4 p.m. Collections Room, en to Northern California for adop-
those things are like little things that kind of sonality. Everywhere he goes, people smile, Peninsula Museum of Art, 10 Twin tions. For more information visit Chill and Knit. 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
actually happened because Jeff was totally and they enjoy being around him, and it’s an Pines Lane, Belmont. Featuring dogsneedhomes.blogspot.com. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de
into it at the moment. I didn’t see those as Sharon Bearce, Werner Glinka, las Pulgas, Belmont. Teens aged 12-
infectious quality to have on a film set. Alysanne McGaffey and Kevyn South San Francisco Baseball 19 are invited to hang out and relax in
Wernock. Exhibit runs through Jan. 2, League Sign Ups. 9 a.m. to noon. a knitting session. Instructions and
ing, wondering what will happen after gradu- noon to 4 p.m. on weekdays, 1 p.m. to Avalon Park, South San Francisco. materials provided. Free. For more

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ation. No matter how much you do to pre-
pare for it, there will always be surprises in
store, pleasant or otherwise.
4 p.m. on weekends. For more infor-
mation call 594-1577.

First Dunday Line Dance. 1 p.m. to


4 p.m. San Bruno Senior Center, 1555
Registration for baseball leagues for
children ages 5 to 10. For more infor-
mation or to print out registration
forms visit ssfbaseball.com.
information e-mail conrad@smcl.org.

Camelias by Tom Nuccio. Veteran’s


Memorial Building, 1455 Madison
Ave., Redwood City. Tom Nuccio of
With progress, it is important not to lose Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno. $5. Tribute to John Daly. 10:30 a.m. Nuccio’s Nursery in Southern
sight of where it all began and all the For more information call 616-7150. Woodlawn Memorial Park, 1000 El California will give a talk on
For me, the millennium began as a second Camino Real, Colma. A brief tribute ‘Camelia Favorites: Old and New,’
advancements that contributed to it. It will MONDAY, JAN. 3 to San Mateo County pioneer dairy plus a plant sale, raffle and refresh-
grader experiencing all the festivities on the certainly be interesting to see what the future Lecture: Booktalks with the San rancher John Daly for whom Daly ments. Free. For more information e-
last day of 1999. I still remember my naiveté Mateo Public Library. 10 a.m. to 11 City was named in 1911. Free. For mail lindakancev@hotmail.com.
holds in the year 2011 and beyond. a.m. City of San Mateo Senior more information e-mail
and wondering what the future would hold as Center, 2645 Alameda de las Pulgas, gilleskb@yahoo.com. TUESDAY, JAN. 11
I grew older. San Mateo. Hear about the two latest T.O.O.L.S. Jobs Workshop. 10 a.m.
popular biographies ‘Devil’s Photoshop Elements. 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Workshop will provide job-
Now, 10 years later, I suppose the feeling Philip Dimaano is a senior at Aragon High School. Rooming House’ and ‘Furious Love: Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de seekers one-on-one advice, with an
is the same as I am at the end of my time in Student News appears in the weekend edition. You Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton.’ las Pulgas, Belmont. Learn how to emphasis on resume preparation and
high school with just one semester remain- can e-mail Student News at news@smdailyjour- Free. For more information call 522- crop, edit, and retouch images using interview skills development. Free.
nal.com. 7490. this powerful photo-editing program, For more information contact 697-
which is available on all San Mateo 7607.
Dance Connection. Enjoy senior ball- County Library PCs. Previous com-
room dancing. Free dance lessons, 6:45 puter basics suggested. Free. For Small Works. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 320
p.m. to 7:30 p.m., open dance 7:30 p.m. more information call 591-8286. California Ave., Palo Alto. Gallery
to 10 p.m. Burlingame Woman’s Club, House presents an exhibition of
241 Park Road, Burlingame. $8 for Rose Pruning Demonstration. 10:30 small-scale works by Bay Area
members, $10 for guests. For more a.m. to 12:30 p.m. San Mateo Garden artists. Exhibit runs Tuesday through
information call 342-2221. Center, 605 Parkside Way, San Sunday until Feb. 5. For more infor-
Mateo. Learn how to prune with the mation e-mail smc339@gmail.com.
TUESDAY, JAN. 4 pros. Free amd open to the public. For
Small Works. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 320 more information call 342-4956. Employment Roundtable. 10 a.m. to
California Ave., Palo Alto. Gallery noon. Lane Community Room,
House presents an exhibition of Small Works. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 320 Burlingame Public Library, 480
small-scale works by Bay Area California Ave., Palo Alto. Gallery Primrose Road, Burlingame. Free.
artists. Exhibit runs Tuesday through House presents an exhibition of For more information call 558-7400.
Sunday until Feb. 5. For more infor- small-scale works by Bay Area
mation e-mail smc339@gmail.com. artists. Exhibit runs Tuesday through WEDNESDAY, JAN. 12
Sunday until Feb. 5. For more infor- Computer Coach. 10:30 a.m.
Beauty and the Beast. 3:30 p.m. mation e-mail smc339@gmail.com. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de
las Pulgas, Belmont. Drop into this
San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. relaxed and welcoming tutoring ses-
Third Ave., San Mateo. See the Bay Meadows: The Race is Over. 1
p.m. San Mateo County History sion with all your technical questions
Disney movie ‘Beauty and the for one on one help. For more infor-
Beast’ on big screen. Free. For more Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood
City. A new photographic exhibit by mation contact conrad@smcl.org.
information call 522-7838.
Raul Alvarez on the closure of the
Bay Meadows race track. Exhibit Day Trips Travel Show. 2:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 5 Twin Pines Senior and Community
Basic Computers. 10:30 a.m. runs through April 30. Free to
Association members, $3 to $5 for Center, 20 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont.
Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de Hear about the exciting trips planned
las Pulgas, Belmont. Learn to under- general admission. For more infor- for 2011, including a lunchion and
stand the basics of using a computer mation go to historysmc.org. production of “Hairspray,” a lunch
and a mouse. For more information cruise, and more. Free. For more
contact conrad@smcl.org. Rose Pruning Demonstration. 1 information call 595-7444.
p.m. to 3 p.m. Roger Reynolds
Small Works. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 320 Nursery, 133 Encinal Ave., Menlo For more events visit
California Ave., Palo Alto. Gallery Park. Dave Amaral, a Consulting smdailyjournal.com, click Calendar.
House presents an exhibition of Rosarian with the Peninsula Rose
small-scale works by Bay Area Society, will demonstrate how to
artists. Exhibit runs Tuesday prune a variety of rose species. For
through Sunday until Feb. 5. For more information e-mail barbara-
more information e-mail todd@comcast.net.
smc339@gmail.com.
Best-selling author at Belmont
Teen Gaming Afternoons. 3:30 p.m. Library. 2 p.m. Belmont
to 5 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Library,1110 Alameda de las Pulgas,
Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Belmont. Come and hear New York
Come play Wii, board games and Times best-selling author, John
more in the Taube Community Room Lescroart, read from his new book,
at the Belmont Library. Free. For ‘Damage.’ Free. For more information
more information contact call 591-8286.
conrad@smcl.org.
Schumann Festival. 7:30 p.m.
Dance Nights. 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Crestmont Conservatory of Music,
Twin Pines Senior and Community 2575 Flores St., San Mateo. Featuring
Center, 20 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont. solo and chamber performances. Free,
Enjoy dancing to great music and For more information call 574-4633.
meeting new friends. $6. For more
information call 595-7444. Saturday Night Comedy
Spectacular. 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. The
THURSDAY, JAN. 6 Wine Bar, 270 Capistrano Road, Half
Small Works. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 320 Moon Bay. An improv comedy show
California Ave., Palo Alto. Gallery created on the spot, presented the sec-
House presents an exhibition of ond Saturday of every month by Blue
small-scale works by Bay Area Blanket Improv. For tickets and infor-
artists. Exhibit runs Tuesday through mation visit BlueBlanketImprov.com.
Sunday until Feb. 5. For more infor-
mation e-mail smc339@gmail.com. Hot for Teacher, the Van Halen
Experience, and Stung, the Police
Beyond Golden Clouds: Five Tribute Band. 8 p.m. Club Fox, 2209
Centuries of Japanese Screens. 1 Broadway, Redwood City. Listen to
p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave., classic rock by Van Halen and The
Millbrae. Lecture and slideshow by Police with tribute bands Hot for
Asian Museum Docent Kathleen Teacher and Stung. $15. For more
Braunstein. Free. For more informa- information visit www.foxrwc.com.
tion call 697-7607.
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Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011 waters and run aground. If you’re smart, you’ll consistently
check the haps.
Take advantage of the many opportunities afforded you in the
coming months, and a rise in status could become possible CANCER (June 21-July 22) - Allowing others to manipulate
if your ambitions are realistic and attainable. Regardless, do you in order to keep peace may seem like a good idea, but if
your best in everything. they are drawing you into complicated developments one step
at a time, you’ll regret keeping mum.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) - Wishing for something in
particular to happen is one thing, but believing it will occur LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) - Under no circumstances should
just because you want it to is another. Kidding yourself could you make a decision without having all the facts, even if it’s
cause depression. merely involving a social situation. Impulsive judgments could
cause avoidable problems.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) - Being restless might inten-
sify your ambitions, but if it causes you to engage in an activ- VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) - Household troubles that require
ity you’ve never tried before, tread softly. Your motivation is serious knowledge should be left up to the experts. If you
admirable, but it may mean trouble. attempt to do something that’s out of your league, you could
badly botch things up.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) - Behaving in a competitive
fashion might arouse the brinksmanship of another, which LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) - Be careful not to overtax yourself
could catch you off guard. Be careful; it could provoke some trying to keep up with a strenuous activity you’ve never done
serious consequences. before. Be honest with those with whom you’re involved and
opt out.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) - For some people it’s a day to
make plans for the future, and you might be one of those SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) - If at all possible, temporarily
folks thinking ahead. It’s okay to do so, but try to be realistic shelve a disagreeable task that requires attention until anoth-
instead of an impractical dreamer. er day when you’re not so tired. Doing it now just because it’s
staring you in the face is unnecessary.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) - Achieving success with your Previous
plans for the day is within your reach, as long as you don’t SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) - Be smart, and control
trip over your own feet. Pursue each thing realistically and events instead of letting them control you. If you’re not in the Sudoku
you’ll reach your goal. mood, negative thoughts will prevent you from having your

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) - Being indifferent about what


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terns to do entry level reporting, re-
search, updates of our ongoing fea- The following person is doing business Fictitious Business Name Statements, Trustee Sale
tures and interviews. Photo interns al- as: Mancora, 2319 South El Camino Re- Notice, Alcohol Beverage License, Name Change, 302 Antiques
so welcome. al, SAN MATEO, CA 94403 is hereby
127 Elderly Care registered by the following owner: San- Probate, Notice of Adoption, Divorce Summons, ANTIQUE SOLID mahogany knick-knack
dra Mejia, 61 E. Hillsdale Blvd., SAN MA- or bookshelf with 4 small drawers, good
We expect a commitment of four to
eight hours a week for at least four TEO and Felipe Valenzuela, same ad- Notice of Public Sales, and More. condition, $95. 650-726-5200
months. The internship is unpaid, but FAMILY RESOURCE dress. The business is conducted by a
General Partnership. The registrants
intelligent, aggressive and talented in-
GUIDE commenced to transact business under Published in the Daily Journal for San Mateo County. CHINA CABINET - Vintage, 6 foot,
terns have progressed in time into the FBN on solid mahogany. $300/obo.
paid correspondents and full-time re- The San Mateo Daily Journal’s /s/ Sanra Mejia / Fax your request to: 650-344-5290 (650)867-0379
porters. twice-a-week resource guide for This statement was filed with the Asses-
children and families. sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo Email them to: ads@smdailyjournal.com
College students or recent graduates County on 11/29/10. (Published in the
are encouraged to apply. Newspaper Every Tuesday & Weekend San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/25/10, 303 Electronics
experience is preferred but not neces- 01/01/11, 01/08/11, 01/15/11).
sarily required. 46” MITSUBISHI Projector TV, great
Look for it in today’s paper to condition. $400. (650)261-1541.
Please send a cover letter describing find information on family FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
your interest in newspapers, a resume resources in the local area,
and three recent clips. Before you ap- STATEMENT #242225 210 Lost & Found 296 Appliances COMSWITCH 3500 - used for fax, com-
ply, you should familiarize yourself including childcare. The following person is doing business puter modem, telephone answering ma-
with our publication. Our Web site: as: Class Glass, 3344 Melendy Dr., SAN MISSING GREY MALE CAT named 4 BURNER cook top commercial lifetime chine, never used, $25., (650)347-5104
CARLOS, CA 94070 is hereby registered burner $22., (650)756-6778
www.smdailyjournal.com. by the following owner: Martha C. Ross, “Biscotti”. Last seen 12/4 on Aviador
DEWALT HEAVY duty work site radio
same address. The business is conduct- Ave. in Millbrae. 12 years old, 12 lbs., AIR CONDITIONER - slider model for charger in box $100. (650)756-7878
Send your information via e-mail to 203 Public Notices ed by an Individual. The registrants com- strong athletic build. Domestic short narrow windows, 10k BTU, excellent
news@smdailyjournal.com or by reg- menced to transact business under the
hair, solid grey including nose, condition, $100., (650)212-7020 JVC VHS recorder - Like new, $15.,
ular mail to 800 S. Claremont St #210, FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FBN on 11/06/2010.
San Mateo CA 94402. /s/ Martha C. Ross / neutered,declawed front paws. Micro- (650)367-8949
STATEMENT #242212
The following person is doing business This statement was filed with the Asses- chip #985121004140013. Please call CHANDELLIER NEW 4 lights $30.
as: California Artists, 2970 Privet Dr., sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo Home Again lost pet service at 888-466- (650)878-9542 PANASONIC TV 21 inch $25., (650)637-
HILLSBOROUGH, CA 94010 is hereby County on 12/06/2010. (Published in the 8244
registered by the following owner: Terry San Mateo Daily Journal, 01/01/11, 3242 with any info. Thank you!
CHOPPERS (4) with instructions $7/all.
SALES/MARKETING Allie, P.O. Box 1963, BURLINGAME, CA 01/08/11, 01/15/11, 01/22/11). (650)368-3037
INTERNSHIPS 94011. The business is conducted by an SANIO CASETTE/RECORDER 2 way
The San Mateo Daily Journal is looking Individual. The registrants commenced to
for ambitious interns who are eager to transact business under the FBN on 295 Art KENMORE DISHWASHER, exc. condi- Radio - $95.obo, call for more details,
(650)290-1960
11/18/2010 tion, 3yrs old, $95. (650)483-3630
jump into the business arena with both
feet and hands. Learn the ins and outs /s/ Terry Allie / PAINTING "jack vettriano" Portland gal-
of the newspaper and media industries. This statement was filed with the Asses- lery 26 x 33. $55. (650)345-1111. KENMORE MICROWAVE, exc. condi- SONY RADIO cassette recorder $25
This position will provide valuable sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo tion, 3yrs old, $45. (650)483-3630 black good condition. (650)345-1111
experience for your bright future. County on 12/06/10. (Published in the
Fax resume (650)344-5290 San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/11/10, PICTURE WITH Frame Jack Vettriano PORTABLE GE Dishwasher, excellent TV - Big Screen, $70., ok condition,
email info@smdailyjournal.com 12/18/10, 12/25/10, 01/01/10). with light attached $100. (650)867-2720 condition $75 OBO, (650)583-0245 (650)367-1350
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610 Crossword Puzzle 610 Crossword Puzzle 610 Crossword Puzzle 304 Furniture 310 Misc. For Sale 310 Misc. For Sale
WOODEN QUILT rack with kitty designs
on end excellent condition, SOLD!
Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle 306 Housewares
Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis "PRINCESS HOUSE" decorator urn
ACROSS 64 Unified whole 33 Afternoon 47 Bewitch "Vase" cream with blue flower 13 inch H
$25., (650)868-0436
1 Builds up 65 Expose service items 48 Tranquil
considerably CANDLEHOLDER - Gold, angel on it,
35 “War and 51 Apology tall, purchased from Brueners, originally
8 Game with DOWN Peace,” e.g. ending $100., selling for $30.,(650)867-2720
beehive-shaped 1 German 36 Fictional 54 Ice cream HAMILTON BEACH Mixer, vintage, .juic-
er & bowl, beater. $30/obo(650)576-6067
pieces chancellor harpooneer purchase
15 Avian activity OASIS COUNTERTOP water cooler dis-
Merkel 37 Separate 55 Reagle of penses cold and luke warm water $50.,
16 Cruel 2 Rendezvous 38 Hunks “Wordplay” (650)218-4254
17 Start working 3 Opposite of ahead 39 Tamarin relative 56 Relaxed REVEREWARE, 1,3.4 qt. pots, 5",7"
pans, stainless steel w/copper bottoms,
18 Common bait 4 Pou __: vantage 44 One often has a 59 Suffix with excellent cond., $60/all. (650)577-0604
19 Juillet is part of point colon in its title Meso-
it 5 Do a number 46 Leg bone 61 Stack site: Abbr. 307 Jewelry & Clothing
20 Chess 6 Room-sized 49ER'S JACKET Child size $50.
stratagem computer ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: (650)871-7200

22 Pop singer/ 7 U.S. Army E-9 BLACK VELVET evening jacket w/silver
sparkles, Sz 20W, $10. (650)712-1070
songwriter 8 Antipasto veggie BLACK VELVET pants, Sz L, $7.
Sands 9 It may be gross: (650)712-1070
23 Steal Abbr. HOLIDAY WEAR, barely worn: Macy's
black sweater set, Size M, wool w/gold
25 Yarborough of 10 Small fee? metalic stripes, $15 set. (650)712-1070 310 Misc. For Sale 316 Clothes
NASCAR 11 Quite significant JEWELRY DISPLAY 12 piece SOLD! DOOM (3) computer games $15/each 2 JACKET (LARGE) Pants (small) black
26 Fumble 12 “It’s okay now” total, (650)367-8949 Velvet good conditon $25/all, (650)589-
LADIES BRACELET, Murano glass. 2893
27 It takes your 13 Mock Various shades of red and blue $100
Daly City, no return calls. (650)991-2353
breath away 14 Editor, at times DOUBLE PANE Windows 48"wide X 34"
Tall W/screens perfect condition vinyl LADIES DOWN jacket light yellow with
29 Normandy 21 Early hospital LADIES GOLD Lame' elbow links gloves
$75. OBO 650-619-9932 dark brown lining RWC $35. (650)868-
size 7.5 $15 New. RWC. (650)868-0436
beach services insurer ENGINE HOIST, 2 ton almost new $95
0436
LIZ CLAIBORNE black evening jacket
31 One with a 24 Actor __ Ivory Sz. 12, acetate/polyester, $10. (650)712- Burlingame. SOLD! LADIES NYLON stockings new $1/per
1070 pair size 11 (2 dozen) call evenings. 650-
spare in his boot Wayans ETAGER over the toilet water tank - wal- 328-0160
nut, $25., San Mateo, (650)341-5347
32 F1 neighbor 28 Celestial sci. SHEER PURPLE tunic, Sz XL, w/em-
LADIES ROYAL blue rain coat with zip-
broidered design & sequins, $10. FIRE BOWL- new in box, 13 x 32
34 Put out 30 Units measured (650)712-1070 $50.obo, (650)592-9141
pered flannel plaid liner size 12 RWC
$15. (650)868-0436
36 Experimental by a multimeter SILVER SEQUIN shirt-jacket Sz 12-14 -
very dressy, $15. (650)712-1070 LADIES SHOES- size 5, $10., (650)756-
processor 31 Painful, as FIREPLACE SCREEN - 36"wide, 6778
40 Like eagles honesty xwordeditor@aol.com 01/01/11 SMALL JEWELRY cabinet - 17” H, 12” 29"high, antique brass, folding doors,
W, 2 glass doors, plus 2 drawers, very sliding mesh screen, damper
41 Do a typical pretty, $35., (650)592-2648 controls. Like new. $100., (650)592-2047 MEN'S SHOES - New, size 10, $10.,
(650)756-6778
teenager’s job TOURQUOISE BLUE party dress, cov- FRAMED PICTURE beautiful hot air bal-
loons 25 1/2 x 19 inches great conditon MEN'S SUIT almost new $25.
42 Nobel Prize ered w/sequins, sz 14, $15. (650)712-
1070 $10. (650)343-3374 650-573-6981
subj. FRONT END Dash Board from '98 Sono- MENS SLACKS - 8 pairs, $50., Size
43 Signs of 308 Tools ma Truck $50. (650)871-7200 36/32, (408)420-5646
success CLICKER TORQUE wrench 1/2 inch GLASS TOP piece with smooth edges
317 Building Materials
drive 20-150 LBS reversible all chrome 28 3/4 inches x 17 1/8 inches 3/16 inch
45 Some Wi-Fi $40. 650-595-3933 thick $10. (650)343-3374
DOUBLE PANED GLASS WINDOWS -
offerers HARD COVER BOOKS - Mystery & ad- various sizes, half moon, like new, $10.
CRAFTSMAN 16” scroll saw - good con- and up, (650)756-6778
49 Great time dition, $85., (650)591-4710 venture, current authors, some large type
print, $3.00 each, (650)364-7777
50 Processing time DOLLEY - Heavy Duty, Dual Use 54" SCREEN DOOR 36 inch slightly bent
HARD COVER mystery and adventure $15. (650)871-7200
meas. hgt. Upright-Push Cart South City
books (12) latest authors $3/each.
$99.OBO (415) 410 - 9801 SLIDING SCREEN door 30 inch good
52 Word with (650)364-7777
condition $25. (650)871-7200
PRESSURE WASHER 2500 PSI, good
punch or party condition, $350., (650)926-9841 LEAD FILM BAG Protect film from x-
53 Bit of wit rays, Ex. cond. SOLD! 318 Sports Equipment
SPEEDAIR AIR COMPRESSOR - 4 gal-
LOUNGE CHAIRS - 2 new, with cover &
55 Muezzin’s lon stack tank air compressor $100.,
plastic carring case & headrest, $35.
2 GOLF CLUBS - Ladies, right handed,
(650)591-4710 putter & driver $5/each (650)755-8238
temple each, (650)592-7483
TABLE SAW 10", very good condition BOGNER SKI SUIT [blue] Ex cond.
57 Keep out $85. (650) 787-8219 MASSAGE DEVICE with batteries $8 in
hardly used, size medium. Orig $400+.
box, (650)368-3037
58 Increases TORO LEAF BLOWERS, Power Sweep
Asking $65. 650-204-0587
60 Title lost love in + 850 Super Blower, Electric like new METAL CABINET - 4 drawers, beige
$40. pair South City (415) 410-9801 16.5 inches W x 27 3/4 H x 27 inches D. 322 Garage Sales
a Poe poem $40., San Mateo, (650)341-5347
62 “You’re my pride 309 Office Equipment MUSIC CASSETTES (200) popular
THE THRIFT SHOP
songs $99/all 650-873-4030
and joy, et CALCULATOR - Casio, still in box, new, CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS
cetera” girl in a $25., (650)867-2720 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC World book REOPENING JANUARY 6TH
of Religion still in package $35. Thursday & Friday 10:00-2:00
Turtles hit DELL PHOTO 924 all in one with 2 ink (408)249-3858
Saturdays 10:00-3:00
cartridges $60 obo. (650)290-1960 Episcopal Church
63 Fifth Greek NEW GAIAM Yoga P.M. Tape & CD
OFFICE LAMP new $8. (650)345-1111 $10. 650-578-8306 1 South El Camino Real
letter By Barry C. Silk San Mateo 94401
(c)2011 Tribune Media Services, Inc.
01/01/11 OFFICE WATER COOLER Hot - Ex Hot NEW LIVING Yoga Tape for Beginners
,Cold - Ice Cold Like New South City $8. 650-578-8306 (650)344-0921
$99. OBO (415) 410 -9801
SLEEPER BLANKET (3) size 4T Soft
$7.50/each. (650)349-6059
315 Wanted to Buy 315 Wanted to Buy 304 Furniture 310 Misc. For Sale
COCKTAIL AND end table brass and 13 PIECE paint and pad set for home
SNOW CHAINS - 3 complete sets, sizes
fit rims 13” & 15”, great condition, $40. GARAGE SALES
glass top $65. (650)854-3235 use $25., (650)589-2893 all, Burl, (650)347-5104
ESTATE SALES
COFFEE TABLE - $60., (650)367-1350 5 NEEDLEPOINT sets still in package SOFT BONNET hair drier "Con Air" $20., Make money, make room!
$10/each, (650)592-2648 (650)589-2893
COFFEE TABLE light brown lots of stor-
SUIT/COAT HANGERS (14) sturdy good List your upcoming garage
age good condition $100. (650)867-2720 sale, moving sale, estate
ANGEL WITH lights 12 inches High $12. quality hardwood unused $1/each or all
(650)368-3037 $10. San Bruno 650-588-1946 sale, yard sale, rummage
COMPUTER DESK $70. (650)367-1350
AREA RUG - Beautiful, plush, 11’ x 6.10’ TRIVIAL PURSUIT GAME - genus edi- sale, clearance sale, or
CREDENZA - $25., (650)255-6652 remnant solid tan color, never used, tags tion, used a few times, no missing whatever sale you have...
still attached, clean, SOLD! pieces, $22., (650)347-5104 in the Daily Journal.
DINING CHAIRS (6) $100/all. (650)854-
3235 ARTIFICIAL FICUS Tree 6 ft. life like, full TRIVIAL PURSUIT game genius edition
branches. in basket $55. (650)269-3712 excellent condition $20. (650)343-3374 Reach over 82,500 readers
DINING ROOM table $100. (650)854- from South San Francisco
3235 BARBIE BEACH vacation & Barbie prin- WETSUIT - Barefoot, like new, $40., to Palo Alto.
cess bride computer games $15 each, (650)367-8949
DRAFTING TABLE 30 x 42' with side (650)367-8949 in your local newspaper.
tray. excellent cond $75. (650)949-2134 WIDE-BODIED VASE -- Colorful, Perfect
END TABLE marble top with drawer with
condition, nice design, $30 (650)867- Call (650)344-5200
BATH TOWELS 12 pieces decorative all 2720
matching table $70/all. (650)520-0619 same color/style never used $50.
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER - Oak (650)343-3374 311 Musical Instruments
wood, great condition, glass doors, fits
large TV, 2 drawers, shelves , $100/obo. BAY MEADOWS Cup, perfect condition, 2 ORGANS, antique tramp, $500 for
(650)261-9681 new, $15. (650)867-2720 both. (650)342-4537
335 Garden Equipment
BEADS - Glass beads for jewelry mak- BROGMANSIA TREE $40 needs plant-
MATTRESSES (2) single, single nice ing, $75. all, (650)676-0732 KEYBOARD CASIO 3 ft long $50. ing. (650)871-7200
and clean $100.(650)854-3235 (650)583-2767
BETTY BOOP perfume 3.5 ounces $8. TABLE - for plant, $30, perfect condi-
OFFICE DESK - $25., (650)255-6652 (408)249-3858 PIANO VINTAGE - Upright, “Davis &
Sons”, just tuned, $600., (650)678-9007 tion, (650)345-1111
PICNIC TABLE round $25. (650)854- CABINET OAK, fits over toilet water
3235 tank, like new $25. (650)341-5347 312 Pets & Animals 345 Medical Equipment
ROCKING CHAIR - Traditional, full size CANDLE HOLDER with angel design,
Rocking chair. Excellent condition $100., KITTY LITTER box enclosed with swing- POWER CHAIR - “Rascal 600”, new
tall, gold, includes candle. Purchased for ing door and handle $10., (650)592-2648 SOLD!
(650)504-3621
303 Electronics 304 Furniture $100, now $35. (650)345-1111

TV 5 inch Black and white good condition BED BRASS single trundle $100 nice CANDLE OIL lamp set 3 piece hand
ROCKING CHAIR for nursing mother or blown glass 9 inches tall burns 25 hours. POMERANIAN PUPS 1 male $300/1 fe-
in box $10. (408)249-3858 and clean. (650)854-3235 grandmother $75. (650)854-3235 male $350. 5 weeks old, 1st shots.
$40, 650-343-3374
(650)323-9481
TV SET 32 inch with remote and stand BLACK LEATHER office chair with 5 SHELVING - 2000 square foot of shelv-
ing, $500. obo, (650)212-6666 COLLAPSIBLE PICNIC cooler comes
$30. (650)520-0619 rollers $25. (650)871-5078 with utensils, glass and plates $15. 316 Clothes
BOOKCASE - $25., (650)255-6652 TV STAND good condition beige lots of
304 Furniture storage $50. (650)867-2720 COMIC BOOKS (10) assorted $15/all.
BLACK LEATHER MOTORCYCLE
CABINET - wood, $70., (650)367-1350 (408)420-5646
JACKET - Large, water proof, new, $35.,
2 END Tables solid maple '60's era TWIN SIZE Electric beds (2) very good (650)342-7568
condition, you haul, $100 obo, 650-873- COOKIE JAR adorable ceramic blizzard
$40/both. (650)670-7545 CABINET DOORS Oak with arch-style & Co. Snowman $20. (650)343-3374
top. Four different sizes, good condition. 2743
BOOTS - 2 pairs purple leather, size 8.
3 PIECE COFFEE TABLE SET: $100. $300 all. (650)871-7200 DOG CAGE/GORILLA - folding One is knee length, other is ankle length,
TWO END tables: $35 or $20 each.
(650)787-8219 (650)787-8219 large dog cage good condition, 2 door $150.obo, (650)592-9141
CHANDELIER WITH 5 lights/ candela- with tray, $75.,(650)355-8949
4 STURDY metal dining chairs $20/each. bre base with glass shades $20. WOODEN KITCHEN China Cabinet: $99 MEN'S PAJAMA set by "Dockers" size
(650)756-6778 (650)504-3621 (great condition!), (650)367-1350 FULL BAG of plastic containers. SOLD! Large new in box $15. (408)249-3858
24 Weekend • Jan. 1-2, 2011 THE DAILY JOURNAL

381 Homes for Sale 381 Homes for Sale 620 Automobiles 620 Automobiles 630 Trucks & SUV’s 670 Auto Parts
SCION '08 TC SPEC White 10054P NISSAN '07 Sentra, gray, $11,191. CHEVY S-10 ‘97, 49000 mi. American
Don’t lose money $14,488.00. Toyota 101. Please men- #P7L623495 Melody Toyota, Call 877- Racing rims & radial 15-8, New. $3800
tion the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000 587-8635. Please mention the Daily OBO (650)481-5296
on a trade-in or Journal
consignment! SUBARU '06 LEGACY WAGON Out- CHEVY TRANSMISSION 4L60E Semi
NISSAN '08 350Z, gray, used $800. (650)921-1033
back 2.5 XT Black 10015T $17,588.00 . $21,992. P8M750023 Melody Toyota,
Sell your vehicle in the Toyota 101. Please mention the Daily EL CAMINO '67 - parts (Protecto top)
Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the
Journal. (650)365-5000 $95., (650)367-8949
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Auto Classifieds. TOYOTA '07 COROLLA CE Gray NISSAN '08 Xterra, gray, FORD ‘73 Maverick/Mercury GT Comet,
Drive Train 302 V8, C4 Auto Trans.
10093T $9,588 . Toyota 101. Please $19,691. P8C538011 Melody Toyota,
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the Complete, needs assembly, includes ra-
Just $3 per day. 5000 Daily Journal diator and drive line, call for details,
$1250., (650)726-9733.
TOYOTA '07 CAMRY HYBRID Basic TOYOTA '07 HIGHLANDER Hybrid
Reach 82,500 drivers Silver 9965P $17,988 Toyota 101. w/3rd Row Blue 10080T $26,988 Toyota
FORD ‘93 250 flat bed, diesel, 100-gal-
lon gas tanks $2500. Jim Deisel
from South SF to Please mention the Daily Journal.
(650)365-5000
101. Please mention the Daily Journal.
(650)365-5000
(650)678-8063/Joe (650)481-5296. (Or
Palo Alto trade Chevy F10 Truck)
TOYOTA '08 HIGHLANDER LIMITED TOYOTA '09 4RUNNER SR5 Silver HEAVY DUTY jack stand for camper or
Call (650)344-5200 Gray 10018T $32,988 Toyota 101. 9886P $27,488.. Toyota 101. Please SUV $15. (650)949-2134
ads@smdailyjournal.com Please mention the Daily Journal. mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
(650)365-5000 5000 TRUCK RADIATOR - fits older Ford,
never used, $100., (650)504-3621
TOYOTA '08 TUNDRA 2WD Truck TOYOTA '10 HIGHLANDER BASE
AUDI ‘03 A4 3.0L Grey 10068T SR5 Silver 10053P $22,998 Toyota 101. White 10069P $26,998 Toyota 101. 672 Auto Stereos
$12,995. Toyota 101. Please mention Please mention the Daily Journal. Please mention the Daily Journal.
the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000 (650)365-5000 (650)365-5000
MONNEY CAR AUDIO
AUTO AUCTION TOYOTA '09 CAMRY BASIC Green TOYOTA '10 HIGHLANDER LIMITED We Repair All Brands of Car
The following repossessed vehi- 9998P $16,488 Toyota 101. Please Silver 10048P $34,588 Toyota 101. Stereos! iPod & iPhone Wired
cles are being sold by Patelco Credit mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- Please mention the Daily Journal. to Any Car for Music! Quieter
Union on January 4th starting at 8am 5000 (650)365-5000
--- 2005 Infiniti QX56 #800695, 2002
Car Ride! Sound Proof Your
Honda Accord #014908, 2001 Acura TOYOTA '09 COROLLA BASIC Blue TOYOTA '10 VENZA BASIC Gray
Car! 31 Years Experience!
3.2 CL #000110, 2003 BMW 745 I 9997P $14,588 Toyota 101. Please 10040P $25,888 . Toyota 101. Please 2001 Middlefield Road
#P62210, 2005 GMC Yukon #218100, mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- Redwood City
2001 Acura 3.2 CL #033128, 2006 5000 5000
Toyota Corolla #690528. Sealed bids (650)299-9991
will be taken starting at 8am on
01/04/2011. Sale held at Forrest Faul- TOYOTA '09 RAV4 BASIC White 635 Vans
knor & Sons Auction Company, 175 10010P $18,988 . Toyota 101. Please
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
Sylvester Road, South San Francisco.
For more information please visit our 5000 CHEVROLET '07 Express Van, white,
38K miles, Auto, white, $17.892.
680 Autos Wanted
web site at www.ffsons.com. #P71161334. Melody Toyota, Call 877-
TOYOTA '09 YARIS BASIC White 587-8635. Please mention the Daily
10136P $12,889 Toyota 101. Please Journal. Don’t lose money
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- on a trade-in or
5000
AUTO AUCTION HONDA '07 Odyssey EX-L, blue,
$24,492. #P7B059887 Melody Toyota,
consignment!
The following repossessed vehi-
cles are being sold by Meriwest Credit TOYOTA '10 CAMRY Hybrid Basic Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the
Union-2006 Honda Odyssey Blue 9784P $23,988$24,988. Toyota Daily Journal Sell your vehicle in the
#110062, 2007 Nissan Pathfinder 101. Please mention the Daily Journal.
#638421, 2001Hyundai Tiburon (650)365-5000 KIA '09 SEDONA LX Silver 10086P Daily Journal’s
#237738, 2006 Volkswagon Jetta $17,888.00 . Toyota 101. Please men- Auto Classifieds.
#758696, 2006 Ford F250 #D34611, TOYOTA '10 MATRIX BASIC Silver tion the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000
2005 Ford Mustang #150931. Plus 9885P $15,288 Toyota 101. Please
over 100 late model Sport Utilities, mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- NISSAN ‘01 Quest - GLE, leather seats, Just $3 per day.
Pick Ups, Mini Vans, and luxury cars - 5000 sun roof, TV/DVR equipment. Looks
--INDOORS---Charity donations sold. new, $15,500. (650)219-6008
379 Open Houses 440 Apartments Sealed bids will be taken from 8am- TOYOTA '10 PRIUS I Silver 10072P Reach 82,500 drivers
8pm on 01/03/2011 and 8am-5pm on
01/04/2011. Sale held at Forrest
$21,998 Toyota 101. Please mention
the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000
TOYOTA '07 SIENNA CE Maroon
9969T $18,988 Toyota 101. Please
from South SF to
FURNISHED ROOM Faulknor & Sons Auction Company, mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- Palo Alto
OPEN HOUSE for Rent 175 Sylvester Road, South San Fran-
cisco. For more information please TOYOTA '10 RAV4 SPORT Gray 5000
Sequoia Inn Call (650)344-5200
LISTINGS Rate starts at $45 + tax visit our web site at www.ffsons.com. 10029P $23,488 Toyota 101. Please
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- TOYOTA '09 SIENNA CE Silver ads@smdailyjournal.com
WEEKLY AVAILABLE. 5000 10082P $22,558 and , Toyo-
List your Open House Quiet room & great location. ta '09 Sienna CE Blue 10083P $21,888
Private Bath, FREE WiFi, Toyota 101. Please mention the Daily
in the Daily Journal. Microfridge, Premium Cable & more. BMW '09 5 Series 528i Blue 9980T TOYOTA '10 YARIS BASIC Blue
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Department began a year of public scrutiny licenses. Then it joined the rest of the state in What began as an ordinary school day at

REVIEW
Continued from page 8
when teenage murder suspect Josue Orozco,
with the help of two others, scaled a wall and
fled from the newly opened Youth Services
denying them. The county has mimicked the
back and forth of this controversial issue
throughout the decade, helped in part by the
Hillsdale High School in San Mateo on Aug. 24,
2009 turned into a national media storm, fueled
by memories of student attacks and fears of what
Center. Orozco, 18, was noticed missing Feb. public push by Assessor-County Clerk- could have been, after former student
14 but a countywide alert was not issued for Recorder Warren Slocum to allow the issuance Alexander Youshock appeared on campus with
corps, the Vietnam War generation and baseball, hours, sparking the ire of the community and and the seemingly never-ending work of San pipe bombs, a chain saw, a machete and a plan
was killed in a car crash in Menlo Park. He was officials. Orozco, who was 14 when arrested for Carlos couple Ramona and Arzu Gatto and their to kill as many people as possible. Youshock,
being driven to an interview by a 27-year-old a July 2005 drive-by shooting in Redwood City, teenage daughter, Marina. then 17, set off two pipe bombs that injured no
journalism student later sentenced to five days remained at large for eight months until his cap- The previous year, members of Slocum’s one before being tackled by school staff.
jail for misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter. ture in September by authorities in Texas. His office had begun an album of photos and com- According to prosecutors, Youshock planned
The journey of Virgin America establishing first trial later ended in a hung jury and he is ments, chronicling the struggle of couples who the rampage at his alma mater out of a desire for
its headquarters in Burlingame and SFO scheduled for retrial in 2010. trekked there every Feb. 14 annually to the San revenge, particularly toward a chemistry teacher
stretched over several years but the new kid on The escape also drew increased attention to Mateo County Clerk’s Office to seek a marriage whose class he had attended.
the airline block finally took off in August 2007 other walkaways through the year from the license. The book was to be donated to the San Youshock now awaits trial for numerous
with its inaugural flight. The airline has spent county’s other juvenile facilities for which the Mateo County Historical Museum when the felonies including attempted murder. He claims
the years since adding routes and treating trav- Probation Department has responsibility. One law finally changed. not guilty by reason of insanity.
elers to massage chairs, leather seats, on- former ward at Camp Glenwood, a juvenile One sentiment captured it all: “While I’m In July, jurors deliberated two weeks before
demand snacks and a new appreciation for all rehabilitation facility, was arrested and later proud to make history I wish it wasn’t neces- declaring they were hopelessly deadlocked in
things decked out in red. convicted for murder in Redwood City follow- sary.” deciding if former San Mateo child psychiatrist
The next month, Democratic fundraiser ing his walkaway. Bay Meadows race track held its final race in William Hamilton Ayres, 78, abused any of
Norman Hsu surrendered to authorities on a March 2008 was a busy month in San Mateo August 2008, ending 74 years of history and the six former patients prosecutors say were
15-year-old warrant for skipping sentencing on County. Environmentalists hoping to stunt years of legal wrangling and readying for dem- fondled as young boys under the guise of med-
a San Mateo County charge of grand theft. Hsu future Redwood City development filed paper- olition and construction of new homes, offices, ical exams. He is being retried.
scammed money from investors, including a work to change the city’s charter — a move that open space and retail. The Ayres case drew wide publicity after his
Daly City woman, and became a major pitted the City Council against proponents of As all eyes turned to Wall Street in the fall, 2007 arrest because he commonly received
Democratic fundraiser often photographed with the “Open Space Initiative,” led to competing the financial turmoil hit home after the Sept. 15 referrals from the county’s courts, schools and
candidates he supported — including presiden- measures on the November ballot and blew collapse of Lehman Brothers siphoned more social workers. He also served as president of
tial candidate Hillary Clinton. Her campaign through millions of dollars on campaigning. than $150 million from the San Mateo County the American Academy of Child and
gave back the money. The fight was a smack at the Cargill Saltworks investment pool. Not content to await bankrupt- Adolescent Psychiatry between 1993 to 1995
On Sept. 4, 2007, the famed Burlingame tree site, approximately the size of the Presidio in cy proceedings, the county sued the company and developed a controversial sex education
known as “Tom” became timber when the San Francisco and the largest untouched land and specific executives, alleging they deliber- program for teenagers called “Time of Your
eucalyptus was cut down on Easton Drive. The parcel on the Bay. The initiative, renamed ately misled investors. Life.”
city had been considering removal of the tree Measure W, would have required voters to Tragedy barreled down a San Mateo street on The curtain fell on the historic Fox Theatre
since early 2004 but community uproar turned decide by a two-thirds majority any develop- Sept. 22 when the roofing truck driven by at the tail end of November, ending three
the tree’s plight into a whirlwind, complete with ment on land deemed open space. The city sug- Carlos Humberto Valderrama Siordia lost con- months of attempts by the owners to stave off a
moniker. gested an alternative, changing the city charter trol on 43rd Avenue and crashed into a string of foreclosure auction but raising questions about
Belmont was on the map in October 2007 so voters only had a say on the Cargill site. In vehicles outside a Mollie Stone’s grocery the future of the downtown Redwood City fix-
after the City Council passed what was consid- November, both failed, returning the city and store. Tyler Fahy, 9, was killed while his moth- ture. The theater would later re-open under new
ered the toughest smoking ban in the United the interest groups back to square one. er and others were seriously injured. Siordia owners.
States. The law banned lighting up inside all Mills High School teacher David Joseph claimed the brakes failed but prosecutors As for 2010? Most of those moments should
multi-unit dwellings, all workplaces and 20 feet Lista, 36, shocked the community after he was charged him with misdemeanor vehicle still be pretty fresh but just in case, recall the
from any non-smoking areas. The passed law discovered to have secretly taped girls using the manslaughter. A jury would later find him not murder at Hillsdale Shopping Center of com-
was slightly more lenient than an original pro- bathroom and having installed a peephole cam- guilty on one count and hang on another. munity activist David Lewis, an alternative
posal to ban smoking on the street and all resi- era in his desk to look up students’ skirts. In San Mateo was also shocked Nov. 25 when a county jail site purchased, two separate small
dences. November, he was sentenced to two years gun-wielding stalker invaded the San Mateo plane crashes that left six dead, political musi-
In January 2008, 27-year veteran U.S. Rep. prison and ordered to register as a sex offender. home of Kim Loan Nguyen and killed the 24- cal chairs in county and state elections, World
Tom Lantos announced he would not seek a Also in March, a settlement agreement year-old mother of two with three shots as she Series glory by the San Francisco Giants that
15th term because he had esophageal cancer. dropped a $41 million federal judgment against handed her two young children out a second- seeped south, ongoing battles over high-speed
Lantos, the only Holocaust survivor in the city of Half Moon Bay in exchange for leg- story window to safety. Shooter Raymond Gee, rail, sexual assaults at the county hospital, the
Congress and a top-ranked Democrat who islation that would allow development on two 22, of Oakland killed himself and Nguyen died complete outsourcing of the San Carlos Police
chaired the House Committee on Foreign wetland parcels known as Beachwood and shortly after being rescued from the Hobart Department to the Sheriff’s Office and financial
Affairs, died five weeks later on Feb. 11, just Glenacre. The bill later failed, leaving the city Avenue home. Police concluded Gee had worries in Half Moon Bay which is still
beyond his 80th birthday. Former state senator with a $18 million bill it is still struggling to pay. stalked Nguyen after meeting her at a San weighed down by the $18 million Beachwood
Jackie Speier had planned to run against Lantos In April, Charles Schuttloffel of San Francisco Halloween party and broke into her settlement.
for the office but instead was left later that year Gregorio pleaded no contest to involuntary home by switching off power to the house and And of course, the story dwarfing it all — the
running in a special election in April to fill the manslaughter in the 2004 house fire that killed opening the garage door. Sept. 9 gas pipeline explosion and fire in San
remainder of his term and a general election in his two young sons, ages 2 and 3, in May 2004. The June 2, 2008 beating of Albert Korn, 88, Bruno that leveled a neighborhood, killed eight,
June for the next full term. She won both. Prosecutors had claimed Schuttloffel was dis- during a home invasion rocked the city of wounded several and evacuated 271 people
The Devil’s Slide tunnel bearing his name, in traught at the possibility of his wife leaving Belmont. Korn died two weeks later and tran- form their homes. Like that Sept. 11 in the
honor of his securing $175 million in federal him; the defense argued it was a tragic accident. sient Tyler Hutchinson was later charged in the beginning of the decade, that fateful September
funds, is expected to open in 2012. In June 2008, San Mateo County joined the murder after being arrested in Yolo County for evening at the end of it is an unforgettable part
On Feb. 14, 2008, the county Probation rest of the state in granting same-sex marriage similar robberies. of San Mateo County history.

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