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Tuesday Aug 30, 2011 Vol XII, Edition 11

Blendedrail gets boost

Feds could shift funds to Peninsula,Southern California for high-speed rail
By Bill Silverfarb

Constructing a high-speed rail system in the Central Valley with nowhere for the trains to go is pointless unless the California HighSpeed Rail Authority shifts some funds into the systems two end points in San Francisco and Los Angeles, according to the rail authoritys Peer Review Group.

The U.S. Department of Transportation has also indicated it may be willing to consider a request by the state to reprogram some of the billions committed to the Central Valley section of the project to the systems two end points, according to a letter from Will Kempton, chair of the California High-Speed Rail Peer Review Group to state Sen. Joe Simitian,

D-Palo Alto, dated Aug. 22. The Peer Review Group has offered near full support for a blended rail proposal for the Peninsula that would limit high-speed trains to essentially Caltrains current rightof-way, minimizing property takings and greatly reducing the cost of the project. Simitian, Assemblyman Rich Gordon,

D-Menlo Park, and U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, DPalo Alto, introduced the blended rail proposal back in April. There is momentum behind the idea, Gordon said yesterday. It is a practical approach, cost effective and responsive to local communities. Shifting the funds out of the Central Valley

See RAIL, Page 18


City considers changes to its police service

Millbrae examines public safety options; chief contract ending
By Heather Murtagh


Having rescued her from a fall,Willoughby (Michael Scott McLean),from left,introduces himself to Marianne (Katie Fabel), while Mrs. Jennings (Stacy Ross) and Elinor (Jennifer Le Blanc) care for her ankle in the American Premiere of Sense and Sensibilityat TheatreWorks. SEE REVIEW PAGE 20

San Bruno would like to have its full-time police chief back and is leaving Millbrae to evaluate if police services should be provided through a city department or by contracting with another agency. San Bruno has requested to have Police Chief Neil Telford return as a full-time employee of the city rather than splitting his time with Millbrae in the same role. As a result, Millbrae must decide if it will maintain its own department or explore contracting with the San Mateo County Sheriffs Ofce for services. On Tuesday, the council will hold a special meeting to discuss the options. Keeping its own department would cost an additional $400,000, which would need to be cut from other city departments. Alternatively, the city could look at contracting services with the Sheriffs Ofce. Mayor Dan Quigg wished the situation was different. But, we need to look at options, he said, adding he was curious to hear the publics input at tonights meeting.

See POLICE, Page 18

Assembly committee opts against open budget talks

By Juliet Williams

Retrial begins for fatal crash


SACRAMENTO The committee that oversees spending in the California Assembly voted Monday against considering a Democratic lawmakers proposal to approve Assembly budgets in public and make them

more equitable among all 80 members of the chamber. The Assembly Rules Committee voted 6-5 not to take up a resolution by Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, D-La Canada-Flintridge, this year. Most members voted along party lines, with

See TALKS, Page 20

A driver already convicted of gross vehicular manslaughter for causing the 2009 crash that killed his passenger began trial again yesterday with prosecutors hoping to secure a second-degree murder conviction from a different jury. Bruce Alan Walker Jr., 38, is already facing a decade behind bars in the death of Daniel James White but the jury that found him guilty

in April deadlocked on the murder charge. After the decision, prosecutors opted to try again. A guilty verdict could mean 15 years to life in prison. The new trial began Monday with motions and jury selection expected to

Bruce Walker

See WALKER, Page 20

Tuesday Aug 30, 2011


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Quote of the Day

Once the refrigerator gets warm,my insulin goes bad.I could go into diabetic shock.Its kind of scary because we dont know how long its going to be out for....Im very tired,stressed out,aggravated,scared.
Patricia Dillon,resident of a home for the disabled Irenes toll jumps to 38; Towns battle oods, see page 7

Alan Krueger
Obama taps labor economist for top adviser See page 6

Local Weather Forecast

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the lower to mid 60s. West winds 10 to 20 mph. Tuesday night: Mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy.

Wall Street
Insurers drive stocks higher; Dow gains 254 See page 10

The story Music teacher posts bail, delays plea in sex case in the Aug. 26 edition of the Daily Journal had incorrect information. Eric Leong is not on staff with the California Youth Symphony.

A vendor sleeps beside a cage with chickens at a poultry market in Hefei,east Chinas Anhui province.

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This Day in History

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Thought for the Day

Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals. Dorothy Height, American civil rights activist (1912-2010)


Union Gen. John C. Fremont instituted martial law in Missouri and declared slaves there to be free.

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In 1797, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, creator of Frankenstein, was born in London. In 1862, Union forces were defeated by the Confederates at the Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, Va. In 1905, Ty Cobb made his major-league debut as a player for the Detroit Tigers, hitting a double in his rst at-bat in a game against the New York Highlanders. (The Tigers won, 5-3.) In 1941, during World War II, German forces approaching Leningrad cut off the remaining rail line out of the city. In 1963, the Hot Line communications link between Washington and Moscow went into operation. In 1967, the Senate conrmed the appointment of Thurgood Marshall as the rst black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1983, Guion S. Bluford Jr. became the rst black American astronaut to travel in space as he blasted off aboard the Challenger. In 1986, Soviet authorities arrested Nicholas Daniloff, a correspondent for U.S. News and World Report, as a spy a week after American ofcials arrested Gennadiy Zakharov, a Soviet employee of the United Nations, on espionage charges in New York. (Both men were later released.) In 1991, Azerbaijan declared its independence, joining the stampede of republics seeking to secede from the Soviet Union. In 1997, Americans received word of the car crash in Paris that claimed the lives of Princess Diana, Dodi Fayed and their driver, Henri Paul. (Because of the time difference, it was Aug. 31 where the crash occurred.)


Tennis player Andy Roddick is 29. Country singer Kitty Wells is 92. Opera singer Regina Resnik is 89. Actor Bill Daily is 84. Actress Elizabeth Ashley is 72. Actor Ben Jones is 70. Cartoonist R. Crumb is 68. Olympic gold medal skier Jean-Claude Killy is 68. Actress Peggy Lipton is 64. Comedian Lewis Black is 63. Actor Timothy Bottoms is 60. Actor David Paymer is 57. Jazz musician Gerald Albright is 54. Actor Michael Chiklis is 48. Music producer Robert Clivilles is 47. Actress Michael Michele is 45. Country musician Geoff Firebaugh is 43. Country singer Sherrie Austin is 40. Rock musician Leon Caffrey (Space) is 38. TV personality Lisa Ling is 38. Rock singer-musician Aaron Barrett (Reel Big Fish) is 37. Actor Michael Gladis is 34. Rock musician Matt Taul (Tantric; Days of the New) is 33. Rock musician Ryan Ross is 25. Actor Cameron Finley is 24. Musician Lars Frederiksen is 40. Actress Cameron Diaz is 39.

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Strange but True

Golfer mistaken for clown charged with DWI
BATAVIA, N.Y. A Massachusetts man whose colorful golf attire was briey mistaken for a clown outt has been charged in New York with driving a golf cart while drunk. The Genesee County sheriff says they got a report that someone dressed as a clown was operating a stolen golf cart in the western New York town of Batavia on Sunday night. Deputies found 37year-old James Straub, of Stoneham, Mass., driving along a road. He wasnt dressed as a clown just wearing some colorful clothing after an outing at Terry Hills Golf Course. But deputies say he was intoxicated. Straub pleaded not guilty in town court to a misdemeanor count of driving while intoxicated and a lesser charge of refusing to take a breath test. He didnt have a lawyer at his initial appearance. Police say that since this is a second offense, the theft charge will be considered a more serious second-degree misdemeanor. There was not a listed telephone number for Donald Noone in Carlisle. she just pregnant? National Marine Fisheries Service spokesman Brian Gorman said his agency was investigating a report that the whale had been hit by a private boat Friday. However, senior scientist Ken Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research in Friday Harbor says he carefully looked over the 18-year-old female whale and saw no evidence of any new injury. He also says shes been acting mopey for days actually much of the summer. He thinks its possible shes pregnant and soon to give birth. Washington fisheries officials also were reportedly investigating the boat strike report. They did not immediately return calls for comment Friday evening.

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Let it rain: Dutch drivers scoop up swirling cash

MAASTRICHT, Netherlands The fantasy of seeing banknotes uttering down from the sky came true for Dutch motorists after a package containing cash apparently fell from a bank transport truck and broke open. The incident triggered a dangerous scramble for the euro bills Monday on the busy A2 highway near Maastricht, as people parked cars on the roads shoulder and ran to scoop up loose notes. Police in the southern Dutch province of Limburg conrmed in their Twitter feed it briey rained bank bills. Reporter Rudy Bouma told national broadcaster NOS he saw people grabbing handfuls of cash before hopping back into their cars and driving away. It was not clear how much cash was lost, or how it could have fallen from the truck.

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Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.

Was killer whale hit by boat or is she pregnant?

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. Is a killer whale in northwest Washingtons San Juan Islands behaving lethargically because she was hit by a boat or is she just pregnant? National Marine Fisheries Service spokesman Brian Gorman said his agency was investigating a report that the whale had been hit by a private boat Friday. However, senior scientist Ken Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research in Friday Harbor says he carefully looked over the 18-year-old female whale and saw no evidence of any new injury.

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Man charged again for putting ribs in pants

CARLISLE, Pa. A central Pennsylvania man has been charged for a second time with trying to steal a rack of ribs by shoving them down his pants. Carlisle police tell The Sentinel newspaper that 65-year-old Donald Noone tried to hide about $20 worth of ribs in his pants on Sunday. Police say he attempted to pull the same stunt on May 22 at a supermarket and pleaded guilty to retail theft and public drunkenness.

The mystery of Mopey Dick:Why is whale lethargic?

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. Is a killer whale in northwest Washingtons San Juan Islands behaving lethargically because she was hit by a boat or is



Tuesday Aug 30, 2011

County plans annual coastal cleanup events


Police reports
Party time
A person stole six bottles of champagne from Beverages & More on the 300 block of East Hillsdale Boulevard in San Mateo before 7:08 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11.

To mark the annual California Coastal Cleanup Day in midSeptember, the public has several opportunities in San Mateo County to scour beaches and watersheds for debris. The 27th annual event, held this year on Saturday, Sept. 17, is the largest volunteer event of its kind in the state. The local effort is coordinated by the San Mateo Countywide Water Pollution Prevention Program and California Coastal Commission. Last year, more than 4,200 volunteers in the county removed 42,000 pounds of trash and recyclables with the majority of debris starting as garbage on urban streets and carried by storm drains or wind. The storm drains whisk litter you see on the sidewalk to our waterways. Most storm drains dont ow to a sewage treatment plant. They ow to our vulnerable waterways. Its important to remember that we need to do our part and keep trash and pollutants out of storm drains before they reach the ocean and Bay, Ana Clayton, San Mateo County Cleanup Day coordinator, said in a prepared statement. Most local events begin at 9 a.m. and end by noon. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own bucket or reusable bag, gloves and reusable water bottle. For more information visit or call 3726214.

Cleanup locations
Belmont Belmont Creek:One Twin Pines Lane, City Hall area.Located midblock behind Safeway.Volunteers will be sent out to various locations within the city. Brisbane Brisbane Lagoon:Meet at Fishermans Park.From North Highway 101 exit Bayshore/Cow Palace.Turn right on Tunnel Avenue (second stoplight). Right on Lagoon Road (next stop sign). Right on Serra Point Parkway (next stop sign).Approximately 500 meters down on right side.From South Highway 101 S.exit Sierra Point Parkway,go through stop sign and park is on right-hand side. Burlingame Burlingame Bayfront:Meet at Fishermans Wharf,behind Embassy Suites,150 Anza Blvd. Burlingame Bayfront Trail:Meet behind El Torito.1590 Bayshore Highway. East Palo Alto San Francisquito Creek:Meet on the corner of Manhattan Avenue and Woodland Road. Menlo Park Bedwell Bayfront Park:Meet at the rst parking lot.The park is located at the east side of Highway 101 off Marsh Road and Bayfront Expressway. San Francisquito Creek:Meet on the corner of Alma Street and East Creek Drive.This site is not appropriate for participants under 16. Millbrae Central Park:Meet at Central Park, intersection of Palm and Landsdale. Volunteers will be sent out to various locations within the city. Redwood City Various Redwood City Locations:8:30 noon.Meet at Public Works Services,1400 Broadway (on the corner of Woodside Road and Broadway). Barbecue at noon for all participants. Cordilleras Creek:Meet in front of Redwood High School:1968 Old County Road,Redwood City. San Mateo San Mateo Bayfront (Ryder Park):7:30 am to noon.Meet at Ryder Park,1801 J. Hart Clinton Drive.From Highway 101, take East Third Avenue,follow signs to parking. Coyote Point State Park:Meet at Coyote Point Park,1700 Coyote Point Drive.Signs shall be posted directing volunteers to the registration area. South San Francisco Colma Creek:Meet at 180 Utah Ave., South San Francisco.Park along the street on the southwest corner of Utah Avenue and Harbor Way in South San Francisco. South San Francisco Cleanup:Meet at Bayfront Trail at the end of Haskins Way, South San Francisco.Cross street is East Grand Avenue. Coastside Locations Daly City Thornton State Beach:Interstate 280 exit John Daly Boulevard west,right on Skyline Boulevard,left on Olympic Way to stables parking lot. El Granada Mirada Surf West:Cleanup the bluff and Surfers Beach at Mirada West in El Granada.Meet at the west side of Highway 1 at the intersection of Coronado and Highway 1. Half Moon Bay Pilarcitos Creek:Meet in the Odwalla parking lot:120 Stone Pine. Poplar State Beach:Located a halfmile west of Highway 1 at the end of Poplar Avenue.Off Highway 1,just south of Half Moon Bay State Beach. Parking available at the bluff top parking lot. Francis State Beach:From Highway 1, turn west on Kelly Avenue (south of State Route 92).Park in Francis State Beach parking lot. Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve:Meet at Purisima Creek Redwoods OSP North Ridge parking lot.Gate PCO1.Volunteers will remove invasive,non-native ivy along the scenic Whittemore Gulch Trail in the Purisima Creek Watershed.Minimum age 14.Registration required (; maximum number of volunteers needed 15. Montara Montara State Beach:Meet in the northern parking lot of Montara State Beach (not the Outrigger).A cleanup crew will also be sent to Grey Whale Cove. Pacica San Pedro Creek watershed:Meet at the north end of Pedro Point shopping center just south of Taco Bell off Highway 1. Manor Bluff:Take Manor Drive west to the ocean.Meet in front of the Pacica Post Ofce. Sharp Park:Meet at the start of the levee near the picnic tables on Beach Boulevard at Clarendon just south of the Pacica pier. Linda Mar/Pacica State Beach:Meet at the south end of Linda Mar State Beach parking lot near Taco Bell. Rockaway:Highway 1 to Rockaway Boulevard,turn west to go to the end of the street.Meet by Nicks Restaurant. Pescadero Pescadero State Beach:Off Highway 1. Meet at the beachs northern parking lot. Gazos Beach:Highway 1,about 20 miles south of State Route 92 and Highway 1 intersection in Half Moon Bay.Near the restaurant Gazos Grill. San Gregorio San Gregorio State Beach:Highway 1 at Highway 84 intersection.Meet in large parking lot; free parking for volunteers.

Petty theft. A theft occurred on the 1200 block of Industrial Road before 7:48 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20. Burglary. A burglary occurred on the 100 block of Glenn Way before 3:16 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20. Petty theft. A theft occurred on the 200 block of Old County Road before 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20. Petty theft. A theft occurred on the 2100 block of White Oak Way before 1:20 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19. Grand theft. A bicycle was stolen from a carport garage on the 500 block of Walnut Street before 5:31 p.m. Monday, July 18. Petty theft. A radio was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the rst block of Hilltop Drive before 3:53 p.m. Monday, July 18.

Theft. A restaurant reported property stolen on the 1100 block of Broadway before 12:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19. Burglary. A car stereo, wallet and credit cards were taken from a vehicle on the 400 block of Primrose Road before 2:13 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19. Burglary. The window of a vehicle was smashed and a laptop and iPod were taken in an auto burglary on the rst block of Ingold Road before 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18.

Highway closed by fire near Yosemite to reopen

FRESNO One of the main roads leading into Yosemite National Park will be reopened Tuesday morning after being shut down for the past ve days due to a wildre. In addition, all evacuation orders in the area will be lifted at 9 p.m. Monday, park spokesman Scott Gediman said. All evacuations ordered in the Yosemite are rescinded, Gediman said. The re is burning along the Highway 140 corridor in the Stanislaus National Forest leading to Yosemite and has scorched more than 4,775 acres or 7.5 square miles since it began Thursday. It was sparked when a motor home caught re. Campgrounds and trailer parks in the area had ordered closed, as well as a compound of about 70 homes leased to employees of Yosemite National Park.

Around the state

City councilman killed after finding pot field
FORT BRAGG A Northern California town was reeling Monday after the death of a well-respected city councilman and former mayor who was gunned down after nding a remote illegal marijuana operation. As authorities searched the rugged forest terrain for a suspect in the shooting, Fort Bragg Councilman Jere Melo was remembered as a community leader who led efforts to build rehouses and a rst-class high school football stadium in the coastal town of about 7,000 people. Were in shock. Its unbelievable, current Mayor Dave Turner said. No one has put in as much work here as Jere has. And I dont think anyone ever will.


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Mary Cecilia Barbieri
Mary Cecilia Barbieri, a longtime resident of San Bruno, died Aug. 28, 2011 from complications of Parkinsons disease. She was 81 years old. She is survived by her daughters, Terese and husband Joe, Judy and husband Scott, three grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Mary was preceded in death by her beloved husband Lori who died in 1978. A vigil and rosary will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 at Chapel of the Highlands in Millbrae. A funeral mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2011 at St. Roberts Church, 1380 Crystal Springs Road in San Bruno with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Assembly sends commutation limits bill to Brown

SACRAMENTO The California Assembly unanimously approved a bill Monday to slow down the governors ability to grant clemency to convicted criminals. The measure came in response to a controversial decision by former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to reduce the sentence of a political allys son just hours before leaving ofce. If signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, AB648 by Democratic Assemblyman Marty Block of San Diego would require the governor to give at least 10 days of notice to the district attorney in the jurisdiction where the crime occurred before acting on an application for clemency. The district attorney would have to make reasonable efforts to notify any victims of the crime, who would have time to petition against a sentence reduction. The measure was approved by the Assembly with a 60-0 vote. The Senate approved it 34-0 last week after reducing the advance notice from 30 days to 10 days.

Former prosecutor backs ending state death penalty


SACRAMENTO A former Los Angeles County district attorney joined an effort to end Californias death penalty Monday, backing an initiative proposed for the November 2012

ballot that would replace capital punishment with life prison terms. The death penalty in California is broken and it is unxable, Gil Garcetti said at a news conference held to release details of the proposed ballot measure. It is more likely that

the convicted murderer will die in prison before execution is imposed. A recent study estimated the state spends $184 million annually on death penalty cases and incarceration above what it would cost to convert the terms to life behind bars.


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he American Red Cross National Youth Council selected Hanna Malak of San Mateo as a new youth member for a three-year term. Malak, a senior at Menlo College in Atherton, began working with the Red Cross through the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Red Cross Collegiate Leadership Program. Malak, a member of the Menlo College wrestling team, was one of 14 student athletes selected for this innovative program to inspire, motivate and create a new and diverse generation of Red Cross volunteers and leaders. Malak spent two weeks acquiring

of Directors for the Red Cross Northern California Blood Services Region and founded the Red Cross Club at Menlo College. *** Courtney Louie of Aragon High School was selected to receive a $1,000 Cargill Community scholarship, which is provided as a special project administered by the National FFA. Louie plans to use the funds to pursue a degree. first-hand coaching, mentoring and professional leadership training, which was presented by senior leadership at Red Cross National Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Malak also serves on the Board businesses, ransacking the interiors and putting stolen property in outside trash bins to later be wheeled away. When Redwood City police arrived, Dolf allegedly barricaded himself inside one business and hid inside a cabinet in hope of eluding a police dog. After police arrested Dolf, they reported he appeared under the inuence of drugs and had cocaine in his pocket. Dolf remains in custody in lieu of $50,000 bail.
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Tuesday Aug 30, 2011

Police make arrests during BART protest


SAN FRANCISCO Police have arrested a few demonstrators inside a Bay Area Rapid Transit station who were among a group of about 75 protesters marching from station to station in the citys downtown. Still, the evening transit commute in San Francisco was running smoothly. Acknowledging that disruptive protests have recently angered com-

muters, demonstrators on Monday decided to stay away from the BART systems train platforms, where protests are barred for safety reasons. The protesters arrested Monday were not on the platform, but above in the station. Demonstrators are protesting the July 3 shooting death by BART police of a transient and transit ofcials shutting off wireless access at its San Francisco stations to quell a planned protest Aug. 11. cyclists aim to travel between 300 and 350 miles per day to arrive in Shanksville on Sept. 8, in time to attend the dedication of the memorial, Nacke said. On two previous cross-country rides, Nacke and other relatives and friends of Flight 93 passengers raised more than $150,000 for the memorials construction.

Man to trial for vandalizing rampage

A man accused of rampaging through one closed Redwood City business, looting two others and attacking vehicles with a re extinguisher before hiding from a police dog in a cabinet will stand trial on several counts of Kevin Dolf burglary, vandalism and drug possession. Kevin Michael Dolf, 30, has pleaded not guilty but was held to answer after a preliminary hearing. He will enter a Superior Court plea Sept. 9 and set a trial date. The District Attorneys Ofce said Dolfs string of crimes began around 4 a.m. Aug. 14 by smashing out the windshields and windows of three cars on Main Street before continuing the so-called rampage inside a closed business. Dolf allegedly broke the glass doors and windows of two other

San Mateo man killed in Colusa County accident

San Mateo resident Adrian Flores, 39, was killed Friday in a car crash on Interstate 5 in Colusa County, according to the California Highway Patrol. His wife Norma Cansino, 34, and son Brian Flores, 10, also suffered major injuries in the accident, according to the CHP. Flores was pronounced dead at the scene after he lost control of his vehicle near the city of Arbuckle, according to the CHP. His vehicle spun completely

around before rolling from the northbound lane of the interstate, through the center divider and into the path of another vehicle traveling in the southbound lane, according to the CHP. Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the collision, according to the CHP. The younger Flores was ejected from the vehicle and landed in the southbound lanes. He was apparently not wearing a seat belt, according to the CHP. He was airlifted to UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, where he is reported Monday to be in critical, but stable condition, according to the CHP. The boys mother, Cansino, who was wearing a seat belt, received major injuries and was taken to an area hospital, according to the CHP.

Local briefs
2,700-mile trip to honor those aboard United Airlines Flight 93 who died on Sept. 11, 2001. Ride with the Forty organizer Ken Nacke, whose brother Louis Joey Nacke was killed on the ight, said the journey is meant to celebrate the memories of the 40 passengers and crew members who died on the hijacked airplane, as well as to raise awareness and funds for a memorial that is being built near Shanksville, Pa., where the aircraft crashed. Its the nations memorial, Nacke said. It makes the visitor think, Could I have done what they did that day? The passengers and crew on board the San Francisco-bound aircraft overcame the hijackers, forcing the plane to crash. The rst phase of the memorial, which is being constructed by the National Park Service in the eld where the plane went down, is scheduled to be dedicated this Sept. 11. The Ride With the Forty motor-

Police serve 84 DUI warrants

Police and sheriffs deputies fanned out into a several San Mateo County communities to serve 84 DUI warrants for those who violated court orders and the terms of their court orders or never even showed up to court follow their arrest, according to police. During an eight-hour operation, ofcers cleared the DUI warrants on the books for the past year, arresting six people and booking them into the San Mateo County Jail. Arrests were made in San Mateo, Redwood City, Belmont, Foster and South San Francisco, according to police. The effort was coordinated by the Avoid the 23 DUI campaign.

Motorcyclists depart on cross-country trip to honor Flight 93 victims

Nearly a dozen motorcycle riders gathered Monday morning in South San Francisco before departing on a

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ARGUMENTS SCHEDULED: The California Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Perry v. Brown (formerly entitled Perry v. Schwarzenegger), S189476, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, in the Supreme Court Courtroom, Earl Warren Building, 350 McAllister St., San Francisco. The case is widely regarded as a landmark case that will likely reach the U.S. Supreme Court. CASE HISTORY: Perry v. Brown is a federal lawsuit led in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California challenging the federal constitutionality of Proposition 8, a 2008 ballot initiative that amended the California Constitution to provide that only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California. On Aug. 4, 2010, Chief Judge Vaughn Walker ruled that Proposition 8 violated the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. On Aug. 16, 2010, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the judgment stayed pending appeal. HERES THE QUESTION NOW: If California government agencies and ofcials decline to pursue an appeal of Judge Walkers decision, do the proponents of Proposition 8 have legal standing* to defend the measure? As stated by the Ninth Circuit, the standing issue is as follows: Whether under Article II, Section 8 of the California Constitution, or otherwise under California law, the ofcial proponents of an initiative measure possess either a particularized interest in the initiatives validity or the authority to assert the States interest in the initiatives validity, which would enable them to defend the constitutionality of the initiative upon its adoption or appeal a judg-

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ment invalidating the initiative, when the public ofcials charged with that duty refuse to do so. WHO WILL DECIDE: In January 2011, the federal court requested the state Supreme Court to review the standing issue. After considering the matter, the Supreme Court agreed to do so and will hear the arguments Sept. 6. WANT TO WATCH? Due to widespread public interest in the Perry case, the Supreme Court has approved a live statewide television broadcast of oral arguments on the California Channel,, a statewide public affairs network. The court also will provide an overow viewing area for the public and press in the Milton Marks Conference Center Auditorium, located on the lower level of the Hiram Johnson State Ofce Building, 455 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco. A limited number of seats for public and press will be available in the courtroom. *LEGALESE: Standing: the ability of a party to demonstrate to the court sufcient connection to and harm from the law or action challenged to support that partys participation in the case. Justice should not only be done, but should manifestly and undoubtedly be seen to be done. Lord Hewart (1924).
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WASHINGTON The $7 billion in estimated losses from Hurricane Irene will compound the vast damage caused by weather in the United States this year. Yet despite billions theyve paid out for oods, tornadoes and earthquakes, big insurance companies can expect another protable year. And their customers can expect higher premiums. The stocks of major insurers shot up on Monday as investors celebrated Irenes less-than-expected damage. The storm didnt even cause most analysts to adjust their prot estimates for insurers. In part, thats because insurance companies have been raising premiums this year, especially for cus-

tomers in high-risk areas. Homeowner and auto policies cost 5 to 10 percent more than they did a year ago, according to research by Gregory Locraft, an analyst with Morgan Stanley. The damage from Irene and other disasters means that property insurance premiums will likely rise across the board into 2012, Locraft said. Irene is just another log on the re, he said. The storm seems unlikely to hurt the overall U.S. economy. Analysts agree that damage from Irene will likely run less than $10 billion a tiny fraction of the $14 trillion U.S. economy. Reconstruction might even strengthen areas hit hard by Irene, analysts said. Rebuilding homes, repairing cars and xing streets and bridges should help boost those

local economies late this year and early next year, they said. Irene is the 10th U.S. weather disaster this year to have caused more than $1 billion in damage, the National Weather Service says the most for any year on record dating back 30 years. And 2011 is hardly over. Excluding Irene, this years natural catastrophes had caused about $18 billion in damage to insured properties, according to the Insurance Information Institute. Irene will add $3 billion to $5 billion, said Robert Hartwig, an economist and president of the group. In a normal year, industry losses typically total $15 billion to $20 billion, said Robert Litan, an industry expert and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank. And the peak hurricane season is only about half over.

Obama taps labor economist for top adviser

By Julie Pace

WASHINGTON Facing a public deeply dissatised with his handling of the economy, President Barack Obama on Monday tapped a prominent labor economist to join his cadre of advisers and help steer a fall jobs agenda that will be critical to the presidents re-election bid. In nominating Alan Krueger as chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, Obama gains an economist with expertise in the labor market and unemployment, a key drag on the U.S. economy and Obamas presidency. Krueger, a former Treasury Department ofcial and Princeton University economist,

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has advocated for hiring tax credits for businesses and increased government spending on infrastructure, two p r o g r a m s Obama aides are considering pro-

posing this fall. His appointment also caps a wholesale makeover of Obamas economic leadership team during the past year. Several high-ranking advisers, including Lawrence Summers, Christina Romer and Austan Goolsbee, have all left the administration, leaving Treasury

Secretary Timothy Geithner as the only top ofcial remaining from the presidents original economic team. Obama has often reached within his administrations ranks to fill vacant posts on the economic team, and Krueger is no exception. Though he spent last year at Princeton, he served as assistant secretary for economic policy at the Treasury Department during the rst two years of Obamas administration. Gregory Mankiw, a former CEA chairman under President George W. Bush and long-time acquaintance of Krueger, said Obamas new nominee has a reputation as an analytic, data-driven economist, not as a champion for many specic policy initiatives.

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Irenes toll jumps to 38;Towns battle floods

By Wilson Ring and Jennifer Peltz

MONTPELIER, Vt The full measure of Hurricane Irenes fury came into focus Monday as the death toll jumped to 38, New England towns battled epic oods and millions faced the dispiriting prospect of several days without electricity. From North Carolina to Maine, communities cleaned up and took stock of the uneven and hard-to-predict costs of a storm that spared the nations biggest city a nightmare scenario, only to deliver a historic wallop to towns well inland. In New York City, where people had braced for a disaster-movie scene of water swirling around skyscrapers, the subways and buses were up and running again in time for the Monday morning commute. And to the surprise of many New Yorkers, things went pretty smoothly. But in New England, landlocked Vermont contended with what its governor called the worst ooding in a century. Streams also raged out of control in upstate New York. In many cases, the moment of maximum danger arrived well after the storm had passed, as rainwater made its way into rivers and streams and turned them into torrents. Irene dumped up to 11 inches of rain on Vermont and more than 13 in parts of New York. We were expecting heavy rains, said Bobbi-Jean Jeun of Clarksville, a hamlet near Albany, N.Y. We were expecting ooding. We werent expecting devastation. It looks like somebody set a bomb off. Meanwhile, the 11-state death toll, which had stood at 21 as of Sunday night, rose sharply as bodies were pulled from oodwaters and people were electrocuted by downed power lines. The tally of Irenes destruction mounted, too. An apparently vacant home exploded in an evacuated, ooded area in Pompton Lakes, N.J., early Monday, and reghters had to bat-

tle the ames from a boat. In the Albany, N.Y., suburb of Guilderland, police rescued two people Monday after their car was swept away. Rescuers found them three hours later, clinging to trees along the swollen creek. Its going to take time to recover from a storm of this magnitude, President Barack Obama warned as he promised the government would do everything in its power to help people get back on their feet. For many people, the aftermath could prove more painful than the storm itself. In North Carolina, where Irene blew ashore along the Outer Banks on Saturday before heading for New York and New England, 1,000 people were still in emergency shelters, awaiting word on their homes. At the same time, nearly 5 million homes and businesses in a dozen states were still without electricity, and utilities warned it might be a week or more before some people got their power back. Once the refrigerator gets warm, my insulin goes bad. I could go into diabetic shock. Its kind of scary because we dont REUTERS know how long its going to be out for, said A car passes a section of Route 112 that was washed out during Hurricane Irene in Halifax,Vt. Patricia Dillon, a partially paralyzed resident of a home for the disabled in Milford, Conn., where the electricity was out and a generator failed. Her voice cracking, she added: Im very tired, stressed out, aggravated, scared. Russ Furlong of Barrington, R.I., ruefully remembered the two weeks he went without power after Hurricane Bob 20 years ago. Hopefully, we wont have to wait that long this time, he said. Last night we had candles. It was romantic. It was fun. But that feeling doesnt last too long. Up and down the Eastern Seaboard, commuters and vacationers found their travel plans scrambled. Airlines warned it would be days before the thousands of passengers stranded by Irene nd their way home. Some Amtrak service in the Northeast was suspended. Commuter trains between New Jersey and New York City were not running.

Even Trusted Publications Can Get the Facts Wrong

By Paul Larson
MILLBRAE Always take what you read with a grain of salt! It amazes me that so many articles I see being published in various magazines, tabloids, journals, etc. are implied to be factual and researched but in reality end up being riddled with partial truths, inaccuracies and falsehoods! I always like information that is backed up by provable facts, but am leery of articles that are hastily written and not checked out. Many people assume that all their reading material has been pre-verified by an editor. Accepting these erroneous types of writings as the gospel truth causes confusion among the public and can be potentially harmful! One serious example is the daily flooding of email stories that are passed from reader to reader (weve all received them) and taken by many recipients as factual writings. The majority of these emails, such as perceived parents searching for their missing child; hearsay about the Presidents status as an American citizen; rumors on the latest medical scare or remedy; handy household uses for cola; Bill Gates sharing his fortune with you if you forward that email to 10 friends; in addition to countless other stories are all found to be internet myths or hoaxes. TIP: You can easily check out the validity of every email story you receive by going to and typing in the subject of any questionable email in the search box. In another example, I was recently given an article to review from Readers Digest called 13 Things the Funeral Director Wont Tell You as part of their series featuring different professions. Being an actual Funeral Director, and knowing the facts, I couldnt believe the inexplicable info I was reading in a supposedly reputable magazine such as Readers Digest. It was obvious to me that the author of the article and the editor of the magazine not only didnt check their alleged facts, but some of the items listed were misleading, incomplete assertions or just plain folklore! Anyone reading this would just assume that all was checked out in advance with experts and professionals before being printedbut in this case it was a listing of partial truths or unexplained hearsay. Since this article appeared (in the June/July 2011 issue) the National Funeral Directors Association among other groups have chastised Readers Digest for their inept reporting. This circumstance makes it difficult for me to fully have faith in Readers Digest and reminds me that fallacies that can show up in otherwise trusted publications. Another situation similar to the above appeared a while back in AARP magazine. I always viewed this publication as having a stellar reputation until I read an article about funeral rip-offs that was also filled with inaccurate statements. In that case AARP was not checking their facts either. The point is that some authors may have part of their facts correct or incorrectbut until you verify your reading material with a professional you should take what you read with some good humor and a grain of salt. If you ever wish to discuss cremation, funeral matters or want to make preplanning arrangements please feel free to call me and my staff at the CHAPEL OF THE HIGHLANDS in Millbrae at (650) 588-5116 and we will be happy to guide you in a fair and helpful manner. For more info you may also visit us on the internet at:

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Consumer spending rebounds

By Martin Crutsinger

WASHINGTON Consumer spending grew in July by 0.8 percent, the largest amount in five months. That followed a decline in June and helped ease fears that the U.S. economy is on the verge of another recession. Americans bought more cars and spent more last month to cool their homes during a heat wave. Personal incomes increased 0.3 percent last month, the Commerce Department said. Thats slightly higher than the modest 0.2 percent in June, the weakest growth in seven months. The first look at spending in the second half of the year helped give Wall Street a lift. The Dow Jones industrial average rose more than 155 points in late-morning trading. The rise in spending added to positive reports that

Hurricane Irene didnt do as much damage as feared. Economists said the spending report was a strong sign that the economy rebounded in July after growing at an annual rate of just 0.7 percent in the first half of the year the slowest pace since the recession officially ended two years ago. Consumer spending is important because it accounts for 70 percent of economic activity. Julys spending and income figures significantly alter the outlook for third-quarter GDP growth, said Paul Dales, a senior U.S. economist for Capital Economics. Dales said growth for the July-September quarter is on track for an annual rate of 2.5 percent, up from his previous estimate of 1.5 percent. Dales noted that the report measured spending ahead of a sell-off on Wall

Street in late July and early August, which may force consumers and business to pull back on spending and investment. The stock market has lost 11 percent of its value since July 21. But even if the early August data are weak, talk of another recession would seem strange when the economy appears to be growing more strongly, Dales said. The economy added 117,000 net jobs in July, twice the number added in each of the previous two months. Spending on retail goods rose faster last month than in any month since March. U.S. automakers rebounded last month to boost factory production by the most since the Japan crisis. In July, consumer spending rose at a faster pace than income. That means Americans saved less. The savings rate fell to a four-month low of 5 percent, down from 5.5 percent in June.


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Gadhafis wife, three children flee to Algeria

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NASA: Space station may be evacuated by late Nov.

By Marcia Dunn

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Astronauts may need to take the unprecedented step of temporarily abandoning the International Space Station if last weeks Russian launch accident prevents new crews from ying there this fall. Until ofcials gure out what went wrong with Russias essential Soyuz

rockets, there will be no way to launch any more astronauts before the current residents have to leave in midNovember. The unsettling predicament comes just weeks after NASAs nal space shuttle ight. We have plenty of options, NASAs space station program manager, Mike Suffredini, assured reporters Monday. Well focus on crew safety as we always do. Abandoning the space station, even

for a short period, would be an unpleasant last resort for the worlds ve space agencies that have spent decades working on the project. Astronauts have been living aboard the space station since 2000, and the goal is to keep it going until 2020. Suffredini said ight controllers could keep a deserted space station operating indenitely, as long as all major systems are working properly. The risk to the station goes up, however, if no one is on board to x equipment breakdowns.

TRIPOLI, Libya Moammar Gadhas wife and three of his children ed Libya to neighboring Algeria on Monday, rm evidence that the longtime leader has lost his grip on the country. Gadhas whereabouts were still unknown and rebels are worried that if he remains in Libya, it will stoke more violence. In Washington, the Obama administration said it has no indication Gadha has left the country. Rebels also said one of Gadhas other sons, elite military commander Khamis, was probably killed in battle. The Algerian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Gadhas wife Saa, his sons Hannibal and Mohammed, and his daughter Aisha entered the country across the land border. It said Algerian authorities have informed the United Nations Secretary General, the president of the U.N. Security Council, and the head of the Libyan rebels transitional leadership council. Ahmed Jibril, an aide to rebel National Transitional Council head Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, said ofcials would demand that Algerian authorities hand them over to Libya to be tried before Libyan courts. Gadhas children played important roles in Libyas military and economic life. Hannibal headed the maritime transport company; Mohammed the national Olympic committee. Aisha, a lawyer, helped in the defense of toppled Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in the trial that led to his hanging.


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Tuesday Aug 30, 2011

Letters to the editor

Thanks for happy endings
Editor, I read Michelle Durands front-page article, Happy ending to dragon tale in the Aug. 29 edition of the Daily Journal. Some of the ofcers involved in arresting the woman who mortally stabbed Speedy (a pet bearded dragon) went to the trouble of obtaining a new baby lizard for Speedys owner. That story made my day. Kudos to the San Mateo County Sheriffs Ofce deputies who went above and beyond the call of duty to try to ease the pain of the human victim. And thank you to Ms. Durand and the Daily Journal for sharing the story with your readers. attack planners too. The construction was what is called curtain wall and as I recall, the architects were from San Francisco. This was also featured in the movie The Towering Inferno. Because the buildings were built by the New York Port Authority, local building codes were bypassed, which meant the buildings did not have sprinkler systems except on a few oors where tenants had them installed. The outer shell of the curtain did not support any of the buildings weight. It was all carried on a shaft at the center of the building. The re melted the supports allowing a oor to pancake down on the one below. Then that additional weight collapsed more oors until there was nothing left. and everywhere else. Renerys are bad because they produce tons of air pollution. Why do we need so many buildings? Why do we litter when there arent any good reasons for doing it? Once, I saw a huge, fancy hotel on the beach in Kaui, and it ruined a beautiful landscape. While we are living on this Earth, shouldnt we make it beautiful, clean and a better place for everyone and everything?

No Nom Nom for me

ll admit it. Nom Nom was a big lure. Maybe not the only one. Maybe not even the rst. But certainly a big hook for checking out San Mateo Countys latest foray into food truck meet ups was the chance to check out the quasifamous Nom Nom Truck. Nom Nom is coming, was a common refrain last week. I dont know if youve heard, but Nom Nom will be there! Finally, Nom Nom!, all uttered with anticipation. Even one city ofcial who thought he was giving me a news tip mentioned Nom Nom, conceding he had no clue who or what either a Nom Non or a banh mi even was. But he knew people cared and he knew they would be outside the Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos Wednesday afternoon. By all appearances last week, everybody else was there, too, and wanted particularly to see if the celebrity food truck featured on the Food Network show The Great Food Truck Race last season was really worth its weight in baguettes and pickled veggies. Maybe Id even learn what the heck Nom Nom means. Mostly, it was all about the banh mi. I know it sounds fauxtrendy but I was intrigued by the idea of the Vietnamese sandwiches since watching the show. They looked good, the ingredients sounded delicious and the truck experience made more accessible a cuisine I rarely seek out otherwise. Truthfully, I didnt need Nom Nom to try a banh mi but its presence in San Carlos backyard gave me a good excuse to shelve the frozen lunch option one more day and head out for a culinary adventure. Id actually cut my teeth on Fly Me To The Food! the previous week with a co-worker, pre-Nom Nom and pre-media blitz. That said, there was still a solid crowd lling tables and chairs assembled in front of the museum. That particular day was a tough choice. A hamburger at Whisk on Wheels? A spicy beef empanada at Mamas Empanadas? Lasagna or panini at Speedy Panini? Biting the bullet and opening the wallet a bit wider for a lobster roll at the Shackmobile just to see if they are as delicious as the offering at the land-locked Old Port Lobster Shack in Redwood City? Id bet good money on lobster rolls and I do love an empanada but in the end an Italian sandwich called my name. Unfortunately, the prosciutto and g option at Speedy Panini we both eyeballed was sold out so we instead each split a meatball (mm, meatballs!) and chicken and mushroom panini. Buying fancier fare at a gloried roach coach is a bit weird at rst. My parameters for truck food is typically in line with my thoughts when I go to certain countries hole in the wall, slightly questionable and nothing like the standards Id demand back in the United States. Panna cotta and gnocchi just arent what I imagine as the typical truck menu. But thank goodness for the atypical. The food may have been better simply by needing to order up at a window, grabbing some goods in a paper tray and staking a space in the great outdoors. Ofce workers in khakis and button downs rubbed shoulders with soccer moms, retirees who crowded around daily special postings alongside teens and everywhere parking was at a premium. It was part county fair, part picnic and several parts yum. How could we not return the following week, particularly after the news urry about Nom Nom? Unfortunately for us although fortunately for the truck the line at Nom Nom was so long youd think they were giving out free gasoline and meet-and-greets with Justin Bieber alongside the food. The other vendors holding court there certainly had customers but nothing comparable to the snake of people so far in the distance those in the back couldnt have seen the menu clearly. Amazing what a little word of mouth and a strong dose of social media can do. Being saddled with a strong streak of impatience and a desk of work hanging over my head, I opted for Naked Chorizo instead and was quite glad to do so. Chorizo tacos on baby corn tortillas, drizzled with cilantro dressing and dotted with queso fresco delicious! Not waiting an hour to eat priceless! Id discovered the beauty of a multi-truck event: If one truck sells out or is unable to accommodate, there are likely several plans B, C or D. Grazing is another selling point. My tacos were accented by trying anothers panini the prosciutto and g was available this time and a black olive stolen from anothers empanada. And dont worry Shackmobile and Whisk; Ive got my eye on you for next time. Its a ne line, getting frustrated over food lines that are anything but. Crowds might keep me from my banh mi but they keep the trucks in business. That said, Ill be back if not this week then next. Im determined to try all the trucks, not just those whove had their 15 minutes on television. Heres just hoping the next wait is, dare I say it, nominal.
Michelle Durands column Off the Beat runs every Tuesday and Thursday. She can be reached by email: or by phone: (650) 344-5200 ext. 102. What do you think of this column? Send a letter to the editor:

Naomi Vanderlip San Mateo The letter writer is 10 years old.

A historical perspective
Editor, Regarding Steve Howards letter, Spend, spend, spend. Really? in the Aug. 13-14 edition of the Daily Journal, columnist Keith Kreitman may be old and smart but he is obviously not old enough to remember that George W. Bush did not introduce the spend, spend, spend philosophy. It was not President George W. Bush who instigated the disastrous spend, spend, spend policy. It was President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1930s whose motto was, Tax, tax, tax. Spend, spend, spend. Elect, elect, elect. This motto was attributed to Harry L. Hopkins, Roosevelts closest adviser who was also a strong supporter of aid to the Soviet Union. Mr. Howard is absolutely correct that the incentive to spend and not to save was the direct cause of this countrys present nancial problems. Reducing the interest rate for borrowed money below the historical ination rate by the Federal Reserve may have increased consumer spending but was a disaster for the long-term economy. Alan Greenspan, chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1987 to 2006, was the instigator of the low interest rate policy. He served under four presidents, Republican and Democratic. In his memoir he stated that, No president had ever requested that interest rates should be increased. Low interest rates resulted in an unsustainable economy on borrowed money that attracted workers worldwide, legal and illegal immigrants, disruptions in the market place, stock crashes and housing booms. Low interest rates also exacerbated the governments debt crisis. Jobs for all may never return, especially with technology improving worker productivity. America has gained in the past and has gained again, through the immigration of the most ambitious. Are we now overpopulated?

Margaret Pye San Carlos

Response to Patricia Gray

Editor, Patricia Grays letter espousing Sept. 11 conspiracies (What happened on 9/11? in the Aug. 27 edition of the Daily Journal) represented a drop in the level of logic usually seen in Daily Journal writers. She alleges that the World Trade Center buildings were brought down by controlled demolitions instead of planecaused res. Ignoring the impossibility of keeping a conspiracy of the necessary size quiet for so long, then (begin sarcasm) the hijacker pilots, or the government remote controllers as Gray might suggest, deserve kudos by running their planes exactly into the points where the explosives were hidden (end sarcasm). After all, the collapses clearly began where the aircraft hit. Gray is correct in that no building of the type had ever fallen in a re before. She fails to mention that no buildings of that size and type (a steel-framed high-rise) had ever been before hit by high-speed jets carrying almost full loads of jet fuel to accelerate the re. When the Empire State Building was hit by a slower-moving propeller plane in the 1940s, it was with lower octane aviation gas to a concrete (not heat-sensitive steel) supported building. The only way to test Grays hypothesis is to run another plane into a building checked clear of explosives. If Gray had the courage behind her convictions, maybe she could be the pilot.

R. Dean Harman Hillsborough

Denying 9/11
Editor, In response to Patricia Grays letter, What happened on 9/11? in the Aug. 27 edition of the Daily Journal, when the Holocaust deniers lecture the world about their theories of the Jewish conspiracy against the noble Nazis, who deniers say didnt harbor any ill intentions toward non-military population voluntarily gathered in barracks of some camps, it may be rooted in disbelief that humans can commit crimes of this barbarism and scale. When the majority of Muslims, according to numerous polls, hold the United States and Israel responsible for the death of 3,000 Americans on 9/11, it might be explained by the half-truth and plain misinformation constantly blasted at them by the government-controlled media. But when a citizen of the United States, who ran for a congressional seat and who has access to publicly available documents, claims that the tragedy of 9/11 was not caused by 19 Muslims with box cutters, it is mind boggling. I am talking about Patricia Gray of Burlingame. By rejecting the historic facts and reality, she has brought upon herself the fame of 9/11 Denier.

Vladimir Kaplan San Mateo

John Baker South San Francisco

Concern for Mother Earth

Editor, I am very concerned about Mother Earth. Now, the Earth is getting more and more polluted and destroyed. Animals are getting killed from pollution and litter. Pretty soon, open land will get torn down for more buildings, freeways and many other things that we dont need. There is trash in the water

Construction and conspiracy

Editor, Amazing that conspiracy theories only multiply. The 9/11 collapse of the World Trade Center towers probably surprised the

Robert J. Hoffman Redwood City

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Tuesday Aug 30, 2011



Insurers drive stocks higher

Dow 11,539.25 +2.26% 10-Yr Bond 2.2710% +0.0830 Nasdaq 2,562.11 +3.32% Oil (per barrel) 87.56 S&P 500 1,210.08 +2.83% Gold 1,814.90
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storm weakened. Of that amount, insurers would probably have to cover up to $3 billion, Kinetic said. Thats less than the $6 billion the industry paid after Hurricane Isabel struck the region in 2003. The U.S. came more or less unscathed through the hurricane, said Kim Caughey Forrest, equity research analyst at Fort Pitt Capital Group. The cleanup isnt going to cost as much as anticipated. Utilities companies also rose after it became clear their storm-related expenses would be lower than earlier estimates. Duke Energy Corp., which serves customers in the Carolinas, rose 1.1 percent. New Yorks biggest utility company, Consolidated Edison Inc., rose 1.3 percent. The New York Stock Exchange and other major U.S. exchanges opened as usual Monday after making extensive preparations over the weekend. At the NYSE, executives brought in dozens of cots so employees could sleep there to be ready for the opening bell. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 254.71 points, or 2.3 percent, to close at 11,539.25.

Big movers
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Monsanto Co.,down 90 cents at $69.78 A report found that rootworms are developing resistance to a natural pesticide which the seed and farm chemical company makes. Pzer Inc.,up 67 cents at $18.88 A blood thinner from the biopharmaceutical company and Bristol-Myers reduced major bleeding in clinical trials. Bank of America Corp.,up 63 cents at $8.39 The nations largest bank is selling half of its stake in Chinese bank China Construction Bank raise cash. Venoco Inc.,up $2.78 at $11.76 The chief executive of the oil-and-gas explorer offered to buy the company for $12.50 a share and take it private. Ford Motor Co.,up 53 cents at $10.93 A Citi analyst said that auto sales gures,which will be released Thursday,will not be as bad as had been expected. Donaldson Company Inc.,up $4 at $57.61 The lter maker said that its fourth-quarter prot jumped 29 percent on stronger sales of industrial and engine products. Nasdaq Cisco Systems Inc.,up 42 cents at $15.74 The computer networking gear maker acquired Versly,which makes software allowing users to collaborate in Microsoft Ofce programs. Insituform Technologies Inc.,up $1.10 at $16.41 A Janney Capital Markets analyst upgraded the pipeline companys shares saying its businesses in Europe and Asia are well-positioned.

NEW YORK So much for Irene. Stocks rose broadly Monday, led by insurance companies, after it became clear that the tropical storm caused far less damage than many had feared. An increase in U.S. consumer spending also helped, as did as did a rare piece of good news from Greece: a merger of two major banks. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 254 points. Trading volume, or the number of shares bought and sold, was the lowest since July 26 as many traders struggled to get to work in Lower Manhattan or were on vacation. Insurance stocks rose sharply as analysts lowered their estimates of how much damage the storm would cause. Allstate Corp. rose 8.5 percent, Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. rose 13 percent, and Travelers Cos. Inc. rose 5.1 percent. Insurance and banking stocks in the Standard & Poors 500 rose 4.2 percent, the most of the 10 company groups that make up the index. Kinetic Analysis Corp., a consulting rm, sharply lowered its estimate of storm damage from $20 billion late Thursday to $7 billion late Sunday as the

Grilled cheese with a tech twist in San Francisco

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THE CONCEPT: A chain of grilled cheese restaurants that combine fast food with high tech. THE BACKER: Jonathan Kaplan, who founded the company behind the Flip Video camcorder. THE PLAN:The Melt opens its rst location Tuesday in San Franciscos SoMa neighborhood. It plans two more in San Francisco and one in Palo Alto by Thanksgiving. It hopes to open 25 to 50 restaurants within the next year and about 500 across the country within ve years. THE CAUTION: The restaurant industry has seen customer trafc decline over the past two years.

By Rachel Metz

SAN FRANCISCO Jonathan Kaplan made it easy for consumers to shoot cheesy home movies when he founded the company behind the Flip Video camcorder. Now, hes hoping to popularize something cheesier and gooier by starting a chain of grilled cheese restaurants that combine fast food with high tech. Kaplans latest creation, The Melt, opens its rst location Tuesday in San Franciscos SoMa neighborhood. Plans are in the works for two more restaurants in San Francisco and one in nearby Palo

Alto by Thanksgiving. With nancial backing from a venture-capital heavyweight, Sequoia Capital, Kaplan hopes to open 25 to 50 restaurants within the next year and about 500 across the country within ve years. No matter how much people like grilled cheese, Kaplans plan is audacious, considering the state of the economy. Still, he believes building this kind of business makes sense, particularly during a time of uncertainty. Economically, its a good time right now because people want comfort food, he says, seated on a stool at one of the bar-height tables at his bright white-andorange-hued eatery. could close by Jan. 31, 2012. Alpha and Omega, based in Hamilton, Bermuda, had an option to buy the facility. IDT President and CEO Dr. Ted Tewksbury said in a statement that the sale is part of its planned corporate transition.

IDT plans to sell plant for $26 million

SAN JOSE Integrated Device Technology Inc. plans to sell a wafer fabrication plant in Hillsboro, Ore., to Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd.

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Bearcats hit reset button

By Julio Lara

Gatorsprogram humming along

By Nathan Mollat

On paper, the 2010 season wasnt pretty for the San Mateo football team. The record shows a 2-8 mark, 0-5 in Peninsula Athletic League Ocean Division play, eight-straight losses after a couple of impressive wins to start the season and nally, a demotion to the Lake Division. It kind of went downhill, said San Mateo head coach Jeff Scheller, who recalled a season that began with back-to-back wins against Aragon and Carlmont, followed by a fantastic rst-half half against eventual CCS champion Terra Nova. From that point on, injuries devastated the team physically and mentally. Trying to pick up those pieces was really tough, he said. Last years team wasnt as resilient as I thought. When things started to go down, they just put their head down and didnt want to ght back. Part of that was our fault, part of it was the kids not believing in themselves, so, I think it was just one of those years. But dont look at this demotion as a bad thing for San Mateo if anything, 2011 marks an opportunity for the Bearcats to hit the reset button. And if theres anything the PAL has shown over the last few years, the supposed cellar isnt too far from the top. Scheller is hoping the 2011 is the rst step towards that. It wasnt something that we asked for, Scheller said of the demotion. The league felt like we should, so were going to do what they feel is best for the PAL. But, we have a lot of guys that want to prove something. So, this is just another motivating factor San Mateo football is still strong and we can prove that to other people. To be able to start fresh again, to start over, were taking the full opportunity to do that and try to make this program the strongest we can. San Mateo will be strong in 2011, if anything because they will be one of the most experienced teams in the Lake Division, with 16 returning starters. Were ready to reset and go back, Scheller said. Our theme this year is to make sure we stay on top of things, we stay resilient, stay in the alley and thats what we want to do.

When Sacred Heart Prep football coach Peter Lavorato took over the Gators program in 2003, there were roughly 40 kids in the entire program: frosh-soph and junior varsity and varsity. This year, the Gators boast over 100 between three teams (including a freshman team), with 42 on the varsity roster. As the numbers have risen, so have the wins for the Gators, culminating with an 11-2 record and a Central Coast Section Division IV championship last year. A mentor of mine once told me, Once you build a program, you dont worry about winning football games. You worry about building a program and the winning takes care of itself, Lavorato said. Weve had tremendous support from our administration. Theyve really tried to make it so that it (the school and program) would be a good environment so we could try to be more successful. And like most good programs, Lavorato and the Gators usually have someone waiting in the wings to move into a starting role every year. So despite graduating a number of key players from last years CCS title team, the Gators cupboard is far from bare. We run a system (at all three levels). We know the kids, if they come up (to varsity) as juniors, theyll learn the system, Lavorato said, adding the year of learning at the varsity level pays off when those players become seniors. Sacred Heart Prep will be breaking in a new starting quarterback (Jack Larson), as well as a new starting tailback (Tyler McCool), but dont expect too many growing pains. Larson attempted only one pass last year (incomplete) and ran four times for 13 yards. But Lavorato expects Larson to step in and ably run the offense at the outset of the season. Jack was with us all last year, Lavorato said. To me, he was a starter who didnt play. He knows his stuff.

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Success comes quickly for Brisbane Warriors

ich Avila, head coach of the Brisbane Warriors basketball club, is not your typical club coach. He is not just a chaperone who rolls the ball out and lets his players do what they want. He holds them accountable and if the players or their parents dont like it, theres the door. Dont get it twisted, however. Avila is not a drill sergeant. He just wants to develop complete players. How else to describe the clubs success? A former Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) coach, Avila created the Warriors Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) club a year ago, which features players from South San Francisco, Pacica, Brisbane and San Francisco. Earlier this month, his fth-grade team captured the National State Games championship in San Diego, going undefeated in the process. We went though it (the tournament) pretty good, Avila said, adding his team was scoring in the 40-point range in every game. Except the championship game. The Warriors managed only 12 points in the title game but the Warriors defense shut down the opposition, holding them to just seven points. Thats right. The nal score of the championship game: 12-7, Brisbane. I really had to coach in that one, Avila said. They were forcing us to take bad shots. Looks like the entire team and their families learned an important lesson: defense wins championships. If they didnt believe it before, the National State Games nal should have driven that point home. It wasnt always the case, Avila said. In a tournament earlier in the year in Modesto, Avila sat down his two best players because they were not giving the defensive effort he required of them. The Warriors lost in the championship game. I decided to pull the plug and sat them for most of the second half. I lost almost on purpose, Avila said. They werent playing the defense I wanted them to play. I took a lot of heat from the parents. I told the parents, If theyre not going to play

defense, they cant play for me. Ah, welcome to the high-pressure world of AAU basketball. A culture in which the only thing more acceptable than winning is for a player to highlight themselves, the team be damned. That Modesto tournament almost caused Avila to pull the plug on the National State Games, deciding only at the last minute to enter the Warriors. I was hearing too many bad-mouth things (about me from parents) behind my back, Avila said. Its a good thing he went through with the tournament because these girls can play. Avila said his starting ve is solid, but it is a trio of players who lead the team: Brittney Cedeno, Jasmine Jimenez and Valerie Avila, the coachs daughter. Avila said Cedeno averaged about 22 points this summer, with Jimenez chipping in 10. Valerie Avila is the teams center and best defender, averaging about six blocks per game. Of the three, however, there is no doubt who the standout is: Cedeno. Avila said the only reason he started the Warriors club was to guarantee he could continue coaching Cedeno. I didnt want to see her leave me, Avila said. I asked her, If I form one (an AAU team), would you stay? She would have played CYO, but she wanted bigger things. Avila said Cedeno average 17 points per game during her fourth-grade year playing CYO and only ramped up production this past summer season. [The team feeds] off this one kid, Avila said of Cedeno. Im going to call it here: this kid is going to play Division I in college. Every place we go, people are in awe of her. Shes as tall as the center in her grade, but she plays [shooting guard]. Just a fantastic player. Shes here for life. Shes had huge offers (to play at other clubs). Her mom gets notes on her car (from opposing coaches). Coaches come up to her (mom) after games (to convince her to send her daughter to them). She tells them, My daughter is committed to coach Rich. Avila said whenever he sees familiar faces from different parts of the Bay Area, they still bring up Cedenos play. Avila said in a tournament in Walnut Creek, the Warriors were facing the host team in the championship game.

49ers left tackle Staley disgustedby line play

By Janie McCauley

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SANTA CLARA Veteran left tackle Joe Staley accepted a good chunk of the blame for San Franciscos problems on the offensive line in a 30-7 exhibition loss to Houston on Saturday night. Very disgusted with what we saw on the offensive line, Staley said Monday. Coach challenged us, he challenged us in the meetings to come out and have a really great week of practice and really great game. Weve got to get going. The season is upon us and weve got to play a lot better than that. Staley watched game lm Monday morning and saw again that he and his linemates were repeatedly beaten by the Texans tenacious four-man rush; San Francisco gave up three sacks. Coach Jim Harbaugh on Sunday called for improvement in technique and fundamentals. We were violated at times, Harbaugh said. Staley, a fth-year pro who received a $42 million, six-year contract extension in June 2009 to lead this line for the long term, was eager to get back on the practice eld because he had a bad feeling still lingering from the game. The 49ers nish the preseason Thursday night at San Diego. Staley, for one, is happy to play again right away in a short week after Saturdays embarrassment in front of the home fans at Candlestick Park. The 49ers, coming off a 6-10 season in which they missed the playoffs and failed to post a winning record for the eighth straight year, open the regular season Sept. 11 at home against the defending NFC West champion Seattle Seahawks. Thats less than two weeks to clean up. Staley wouldnt say his unit is behind because of the lockout and missed minicamps and organized team activities, either. He let Connor Barwin blow by him on one sack. No excuses. I got beat, Staley said. We were terrible. Starting quarterback Alex Smith wound up 2 for 6 for 17 yards, just 4 more yards in the air than he lost in two sacks and rookie second-round draft pick Colin Kaepernick wasnt much better. The Texans had 28 rst downs to the 49ers

Joe Staley

Very disgusted with what we saw Weve got to get going.The season is upon us and weve got to play a lot better than that.

six, and Houston outgained San Francisco 417-105. Understanding schemes, Staley said, is not the issue. Staley agreed there were problems with blocking technique that led to no protection for the quarterbacks. Were there (in understanding the system). Weve just got to play better, Staley said. All ve guys, we need to play better. Any feedback from the QBs? Weve got to protect, Staley said. Smith was sacked 25 times last season and threw 10 interceptions. Meanwhile Monday, defensive coordinator Vic Fangio still sees plenty of things his defense must improve before the season begins. Linebacker Ahmad Brooks intercepted a pass by Matt Schaub on the rst play of the game Saturday and returned it 13 yards for a touchdown for San Franciscos only points. Schaub made it look easy after that as the 49ers struggled to cover and keep up. I think in some ways were ne, were where we need to be, and other ways were not, Fangio said. Were still obviously behind from a mental standpoint as far as the whole package being implemented just because of the lost time. But we all knew that coming in, so that was just something that we had to accept both as coaches and players. We had to learn the whole package in a timely process and we may never get to the whole package this year because of that. Notes: Wide receiver Michael Crabtree, who has missed a third straight training camp because of a left foot injury, wasnt in uniform but caught some passes from the QBs. Harbaugh hopes he will get back on the eld in an official capacity this week. ... CB Shawntae Spencer, who has been nursing a hamstring injury, was in shoulder pads and on the eld.



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Raiders defense a concern

By Josh Dubow

Indians 2, As 1

ALAMEDA Hue Jackson revitalized the Oakland Raiders offense as coordinator in his rst season with the team. Now that he has been promoted to head coach, Jacksons biggest worry is xing a defense that had been one of the teams strengths. With 10 starters back from a unit that excelled at times last season, the Raiders went into training camp believing their defense would be in good shape even without All-Pro cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha. Three exhibition losses later, the Raiders have to be rethinking that presumption. Now Jackson and coordinator Chuck Bresnahan have less than two weeks to solve the problems before the season opener in Denver on Sept. 12. I think its easily xed. I feel comfortable and condent that well get them addressed and taken care of, Jackson said. There were some positive things from last night. Obviously there were some things that we all wish we could do better and I know we need to do better before we start this season. But Im very comfortable and condent. I know the men in that locker room. I know what their goals are, what their aspirations are and were going to go get it done. The defensive performance by the Raiders has been downright offensive so far this preseason, with all three opponents posting at least 400 yards of offense with an average of 438.7 per game. While its only preseason, the

Raiders are last in total defense, last in yards allowed per play at 6.8, and second-to-last in thirddown conversions at 55 percent. Oakland has been unable to find a for Hue Jackson replacement Asomugha, with rookie DeMarcus Van Dyke repeatedly getting picked on for big plays and his backups faring little better. Hes a very resilient young man, Jackson said. He knows and understands that people want to keep throwing the ball on him. He needs to get better, we need to get better and well do so. The run defense, a problem for years for the Raiders, has struggled with missed tackles and missed assignments, but did fare better Sunday with the New Orleans Saints focusing on the pass. There have been major issues each week. Arizona put up 400 yards the rst game, including 290 through the air as the Cardinals won 24-18 on a lastminute comeback. Most of that damage came against reserves as Oaklands rstteam defense played only six plays all game. The past two weeks it hasnt mattered whether starters or reserves were on the eld as the Raiders struggled up and down the roster. San Francisco did its damage on the ground with 239 yards rushing and 402 total yards as the first-team defense struggled to get off the eld against an offense that had not scored a touchdown in its other two preseason games.

Then the worst performance came against Drew Brees and New Orleans, which had 514 total yards, including 388 through the air. From the rst play of the game when Brees beat Van Dyke for a 37-yard gain to Devery Henderson to Joique Bells 60-yard catch and run when he hurdled rookie Chimdi Chekwa and ran through a tackle attempt by Bani Gbadyu, the Saints had their way with a Raiders defense missing Pro Bowl defensive tackle Richard Seymour and starting cornerback Chris Johnson. We made mistakes, but all of the mistakes are easily correctible, cornerback Stanford Routt said. We still have time. Were 0-3 in the preseason, but were 00 in the regular season. Thats the beauty of it. Weve just to got to keep ghting. Mistakes are going to happen. You want to try to keep them at a minimum, but the beauty of mistakes is theyre easily correctible. There were some bright signs for the Raiders in their third straight preseason loss. Jason Campbell had plenty of time to throw and completed 12 of 17 passes for 150 yards. The running game looked the best it has all preseason with Michael Bush rushing for 32 yards on ve carries and rookie Taiwan Jones showing he has football ability to go with his gamebreaking speed, gaining 81 on 13 rushes, including a 22-yard touchdown run. Derek Hagan, signed more than a week into training camp, might be the steady, veteran presence the Raiders have been lacking at receiver in recent years. He had six catches for 121 yards and a touchdown and appears certain to make the team.

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CLEVELAND Carlos Santana homered and David Huff and four relievers combined to limit the Oakland Athletics to ve hits in the Cleveland Indians 2-1 win Monday night. Huff (2-2) gave up three hits over six scoreless innings to win for the rst time in six starts, since beating Minnesota in his season debut on July 18. Chris Perez worked a perfect ninth for his 30th save in 34 chances for Cleveland, which has won three of four. Santana hit his 20th homer to give Cleveland a 2-0 lead in the seventh inning against Brandon McCarthy (7-7), who lost for the second time in nine starts since July 15. It was only the eighth homer allowed by the right-hander and seventh without a runner on base. Cleveland took a 1-0 lead in the sixth. Ezequiel Carrera lined a two-out single to center and scored all the way from rst on a double into the right-eld corner by Kosuke Fukudome. The Athletics broke through in the eighth against relievers Joe Smith and Tony Sipp. Scott Sizemore lined a leadoff double off Smith. Sipp came on and Sizemore stole third. Jemile Weeks followed with an RBI double to get the Athletics within 2-1.

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game. The Cubs have 38 home runs in August, most in the National League. Lincecum (12-11) lasted six innings and took the loss, giving him a career-high 11 on the season. The loss dropped the defending World Series champions ve games behind rst-place Arizona in the NL West. The way Wells has been pitching it didnt matter what Lincecum did. Wells (6-4) faced only four batters over the minimum and only allowed two run-

SAN FRANCISCO Randy Wells pitched a two-hitter for his rst career complete game, and Chicago hit four home runs three off San Francisco ace Tim Lincecum as the Cubs beat the Giants 7-0 on Monday night. Alfonso Soriano, Geovany Soto, Blake DeWitt and Carlos Pena all went deep for the Cubs, who snapped a four-game losing streak and won for only the second time in their last nine games. It was the third time this season Chicago has had four or more home runs in one

ners to reach second base. He matched his season-high of seven strikeouts and walked one while winning his third consecutive start on the road. The right-hander, who hasnt lost since July 28, improved to 2-1 in four career starts against the Giants. San Francisco managed only a two-out double by Andres Torres in the third and Mike Fontenots pinch-hit single with one out in the eighth. That continues to be a big problem for the Giants, who went into August with a two-game lead in the division. Now San Francisco needs a strong nish to avoid missing out on the postseason altogether.



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McCool is more of a known quality, having been the Gators starting yback last season. He rushed for 811 yards on just 130 carries, good for 6.24 yards a carry. He also caught 14 passes for a whopping 323 yards, which averaged just over 23 yards a catch. This year, hell get a bulk of handoffs as he lines up behind Larson as a tailback. Teams will not get to just key on McCool, however. Will Morgan and Ryan Gaertner were both starters on defense last year, but are moving over to the offensive side of the ball this season. The biggest surprise so far, Lavorato said, was the emergence of senior running back Daver Reoglu, who is playing his rst-ever season of football. A standout on the tennis team, Lavorato had no idea Reoglu was planning on coming out for football. Daver has been a surprise for us this year, Lavorato said. He had a really good scrimmage against Half Moon Bay. No matter how good the skill players are, however, they are at the mercy of the offensive line. Fortunately for the Gators, Lavorato believes the Oline (along with the defensive line) is one of the teams strengths. Leo Koloamatangi and Nic Kawasaki will anchor the interior of the offensive line, but look for a rotation of a trio of

Coach: Peter Lavorato,9th year 2010 record: 3-2 PAL Bay,11-2 overall (CCS DIV champs) Returners: 20 Key returners:Tyler McCool (Sr.,TB/DB,6-0,165);Will Morgan (Sr., RB);Jack Larson (Sr.,QB,6-0,165);Duke Moran (Sr.,TE/DE,6-3,235); Leo Koloamatangi (Sr., OT/DT, 6-5, 255); Fatu Tupou (Sr., DE/TE, 63,225),Luke Thomas (Sr.,DE/FB,6-1,215);Ryan Gaertner (Jr.,RB/DB, 5-11,175); Nic Kawasaki (Sr.,OT,DE,5-10,225). Key newcomers: Pat Bruni (Sr.,WR/DB, 6-2, 165); Daver Reoglu (Sr.,RB/DB,5-11,180),Derek Hunter (Jr.,LB/TE,6-3,210);Hank Robson (Jr.,OLB/WR,5-11,170); Luke Quinton (Sr.,DT/OT,6-4,235). 2011 schedule:(home games in CAP):9/3 SAN LORENZO VALLEY,2:30 p.m.;9/9 @ Riordan,3 p.m.;9/17 @ Los Altos, 1:30 p.m.; 9/23 SCOTTS VALLEY, 3:30 p.m.; 10/7 TERRA NOVA, 3 p.m.; 10/14 @ Burlingame, 8 p.m.;10/21 @ Kings Academy,7 p.m.;10/28 @ Menlo-Atherton,7 p.m.;11/4 JEFFERSON,2:45 p.m.; 11/11 vs. Menlo School at Woodside, 7 p.m.
tight ends to help out the blocking assignments when theyre not out in pass patterns. Lavorato said he returns the four defensive linemen who started against Carmel in the CCS DIV title game, but they are far from alone. We have three, four other guys who can play (there as well), Lavorato said. Unlike a lot of teams, Sacred Heart Prep is getting to the point where it has enough good players who allow Lavorato and the Gators coaching staff to keep guys from playing both may just be a one-man show, the championship game in San Diego proves they are a true team. Avila said the opposing coach ran his defense solely for the purpose of shutting down Cedeno. It worked, as the Warriors managed only 12 points. But it didnt account for the defensive prowess of the Warriors, who did even better in limiting their opponent to just seven points. It was a challenge for me to see offense and defense. For the most part, guys will start on only one side of the ball and see spot duty on the other side. Theres a good reason to have 11 starters on offense and 11 on defense, Lavorato said. In the fourth quarter, youre not as tired. Against Carmel, after the 5-minute mark of the fourth quarter, we scored four straight touchdowns. My rst two or three years, we couldnt have done that. As you start to get a few more athletes and little more depth, youre able to do it start two separate units]. if I could do it (coach the rest of the team around an outstanding player), Avila said. Sometimes, when you have a superstar kid, it doesnt always mean youre going to win championships. Ask the Miami Heat about that.
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Coach: Jeff Scheller,6th year 2010 Record: 0-5 PAL Ocean,2-8 overall Returners: 16 Key returners:Andrew Ho (Sr.,WR/DB),Alex Strathearn (Jr.,TE/LB), Michael Latu (Sr.,RB/LB),Trevor Brill (Sr.,QB),Justin Lee (Sr.,OL/DL), David Aranda (Sr.,OL/LB),Kevin Gruber (Sr.,OL/DL) Key Newcomers: Juan Garcia (WR/LB), Alejandro Rios (OL/DL). Kevin Garcia (RB/DB). 2011 schedule (home games in CAPS): 9/9 ARAGON, 7 p.m.; 9/16 @ Woodside,7 p.m.;9/23 @ Terra Nova,8 p.m.; 9/30 KINGS ACADEMY,7 p.m.;10/7 @ Carlmont, 3 p.m.; 10/14 HILLSDALE, 8 p.m.; 10/21 CAPUCHINO, 3 p.m.; 10/28 @ El Camino, 3 p.m.; 11/5 MILLS,2 p.m.;11/12 @ Burlingame,11 a.m.

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To this proverbial fight, the Bearcats bring the baddest wide receiver in the division, probably in the entire league, in All-Leaguer Andrew Ho. I feel that we have the best receiver in the league, hands-down, Scheller said. Ill put him one-onone with anybody, anyone on any team, any league. That said, Hos success will be depend on how well the Bearcats can run the football. Were no different (than any other year), Scheller said. Were going to continue to be run-rst. And the kids know that. Thats how were going to win games and by all means, were going to give the ball to our playmakers. The Bearcats return four of the ve members on their offensive line, including Justin Lee, David Aranda and Kevin Gruber plus, Alex Strathearn, the starting tight end, who Scheller is hoping will make some big plays catching the football. Filling out the offensive line will be Alejandro Rios, who Scheller believes will be able to step right in and fortify things up front. Those guys are really going to make or break this team. Theyre working really hard, Scheller said. Trevor Brill will be the quarterback, and in his rst year at the helm, Scheller said there is no one on the San Mateo team working harder to get himself ready for the

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They had never lost a single game and we beat them by 12, Avila said. Later on in the year, any time I see someone from the East Bay, they still talk about it (that performance). While it appears the Warriors

new season. Hes making everyone feel really comfortable about the quarterback position, Scheller said. In a sense, the offense in 2011 will be the Bearcats best defense. In 2010, Ocean Division opponents averaged 37.4 points per game against San Mateo. Last year, part of the defensive problem was that we were on the field a lot, Scheller said. We always stress defense, we always stress tackling, stress hustle thats something that, from the time I got to the program, Ive always stressed. But when youre on the eld all the time, and you go 3-andout most of the time (on offense), that goes down, youre playing on your heels. So we feel that this year, defensively, we will be much improved. San Mateo will feature a lot of two-way players, including Michael Latu at linebacker, Lee, Aranda, on the line, and Ho (plus three returning secondary mates) on the outside. Were not big, Scheller said. Were going to have a lot of guys going both ways, so condition-wise we know we have to be better. With the Lake wide open, the Bearcats know theyll be playing for more than just the W in 2011. The PAL coaches do the best job, in any sport, or doing whats best for the league, Scheller said. And if they felt it was best that we go down, then were going to do it. Do I 100 percent agree with it? No. But, I think we take it as a better opportunity. For me, the goal is to be in the Bay, thats what were trying to shoot for. And we will get there.










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East Division Philadelphia Atlanta New York Washington Florida Central Division Milwaukee St.Louis Cincinnati Pittsburgh Chicago Houston West Division Arizona San Francisco Colorado Los Angeles San Diego W 84 79 64 62 59 W 81 70 67 62 58 45 W 76 71 64 63 60 L 46 54 68 70 74 L 54 64 67 72 77 90 L 59 64 71 70 75 Pct .646 .594 .485 .470 .444 Pct .600 .522 .500 .463 .430 .333 Pct .563 .526 .474 .474 .444 GB 6 1/2 21 23 26 1/2 GB 10 1/2 13 1/2 18 1/2 24 36 GB 5 12 12 16

East Division Boston New York Tampa Bay Toronto Baltimore Central Division Detroit Chicago Cleveland Minnesota Kansas City West Division Texas Los Angeles Oakland Seattle W 82 80 73 67 53 W 73 67 66 56 56 W 76 72 60 56 L 51 52 60 67 79 L 61 65 65 78 79 L 59 61 74 76 Pct .617 .606 .549 .500 .402 Pct .545 .508 .504 .418 .415 Pct .563 .541 .448 .424 GB 1 1/2 9 15 1/2 28 1/2 GB 5 5 1/2 17 17 1/2 GB 3 15 1/2 18 1/2

East Miami New England N.Y.Jets Buffalo South Houston Tennessee Jacksonville Indianapolis North Baltimore Pittsburgh Cincinnati Cleveland West Denver San Diego Oakland Kansas City W 2 2 1 1 W 3 2 1 0 W 2 2 1 1 W 2 2 0 0 L 1 1 1 2 L 0 1 2 3 L 1 1 2 2 L 1 1 3 3 T 0 0 0 0 T 0 0 0 0 T 0 0 0 0 T 0 0 0 0 Pct .667 .667 .500 .333 Pct 1.000 .667 .333 .000 Pct .667 .667 .333 .333 Pct .667 .667 .000 .000 PF 61 88 43 48 PF 77 44 59 34 PF 71 65 34 69 PF 70 71 41 23 PA 50 60 27 66 PA 37 33 95 73 PA 57 46 74 71 PA 54 62 81 70

vs. Cubs 12:45 p.m. CSN-BAY

vs. Dbacks vs. Dbacks 7:15 p.m. 6:05 p.m. CSN-BAY CSN-BAY

@ Indians 4:05 p.m. CSN-CAL

@ Indians 4:05 p.m. CSN-CAL

@ Indians 9:05 a.m. CSN-CAL

vs.Seattle 7:15 p.m. CSN-CAL

vs.Seattle 1:05 p.m.

vs. Seattle 1:05 p.m. CSN-CAL

vs.Royals 1:05 p.m. CSN-CAL



vs.Dallas 1:05 p.m. FOX

@ Bengals 10 a.m. FOX

@ Philly 10 a.m. FOX

vs. Tampa 1:05 p.m. FOX

@ Detroit 10 a.m. FOX

@ Chargers vs.Seattle 7 p.m. 1:15 p.m. KPIX FOX

@ Seattle 7:30 p.m. KTVU

@ Denver 7:15 p.m. ESPN

@ Bills 10 a.m. CBS

vs.Jets 1:05 p.m. CBS

vs New England 1:05 p.m. CBS



@ Houston vs.Browns 10 a.m. 1:15 p.m. CBS CBS

vs.Fire 7:30 p.m. CSN-BAY



vs.K.C. 7:30 p.m. CSN-CAL

@ New England 4:30 p.m.

@ Seattle 7:30 p.m. FSC

vs.Dallas 7:30 p.m. CSN-CAL

@ Houston @ Portland 5:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. CSN-CAL

NFL ARIZONA CARDINALSWaived-injured WR Max Komar and S Tommy Irvin (ankle). Released FB Charles Ali,WR Daivieun Curry-Chapman,LB Curtis Gatewood,LB Duke Lemmens,OT Erik Mensik and OT Jason Speredon. CHICAGO BEARSWaived LB Tanner Antle,C J.C. Brignone,DE Vernon Gholston,DT Tank Tyler and QB Trevor Vittatoe. CINCINNATI BENGALSWaived-injured DT Lolomana Mikaele. DALLAS COWBOYSReleased C Andre Gurode and WR Curtis Clay. DENVER BRONCOSReleased CB Nate Jones,RB C.J. Gable, LB Braxton Kelley, LB Deron Mayo, G Shawn Murphy, OT Curt Porter and DE David Veikune. INDIANAPOLIS COLTSActivated QB Peyton Manning from the physically unable to perform list.Signed DB Michael Hamlin.Placed DB Cornelius Brown on waived-injured list. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARSReleased QB Todd Bouman, LB Gerris Wilkinson and WR Greg Ellingson. KANSAS CITY CHIEFSWaived LB Eric Bakhtiari, RB Tervaris Johnson, DB Javes Lewis, WR Chris Manno, WR Josue Paul, DB Mario Russell and WR Chandler Williams. MINNESOTA VIKINGSWaived QB Rhett Bomar, DB Chris Adingupu,DB Simeon Castille,OL Conan Amituanai, TE Ed Barham, K Nate Whitaker, LB Jonathan Gilmore, WR Andre Holmes, LB Kyle ODonnell and DT Colby Whitlock. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTSSigned WR Tiquan Underwood and S Ross Ventrone.Released LS Matt Katula, TE Garrett Mills, S James Sanders, CB Jonathan Wilhite,DL Kade Weston,WR Tyree Barnes, WR Darnell Jenkins, DB Malcolm Williams, K Chris Koepplin,DE Clay Nurse and OL Mark Wetterer. PHILADELPHIA EAGLESAgreed to terms with QB Michael Vick on a six-year contract.

Columbus Kansas City Houston Philadelphia New York D.C. Chicago Toronto FC New England W 11 9 8 8 6 7 4 4 4 L 8 8 8 6 6 7 7 12 11 T 7 9 11 10 14 10 15 12 11 Pts 40 36 35 34 32 31 27 24 23 GF 31 38 34 30 41 34 30 26 26 GA 30 34 33 24 37 35 33 49 39

Los Angeles Seattle FC Dallas Colorado Real Salt Lake Portland Chivas USA San Jose Vancouver W 14 13 13 10 11 9 7 5 4 L 3 5 7 7 7 12 10 10 13 T 9 9 7 11 6 5 10 11 9 Pts 51 48 46 41 39 32 31 26 21 GF 37 42 36 39 33 33 32 27 27 GA 20 29 29 36 20 41 30 35 42

NOTE:Three points for victory, one point for tie. Saturday Aug. 27 Games Portland at D.C. United, Postponed Seattle FC 6, Columbus 2 Vancouver 1, Houston 0 Toronto FC 1, San Jose 1, tie FC Dallas 3, Sporting Kansas City 2 Chicago 2, Colorado 0 Real Salt Lake 1, Chivas USA 0

Sundays Games Cincinnati 5,Washington 4,14 innings Atlanta at New York,ppd.,hurricane threat Florida at Philadelphia,ppd.,hurricane threat Milwaukee 3,Chicago Cubs 2 St.Louis 7,Pittsburgh 4 Houston 4,San Francisco 3,11 innings Colorado 7,L.A.Dodgers 6 Arizona 6,San Diego 1 Mondays Games N.Y.Mets 2,Florida 1,1st game Philadelphia 3,Cincinnati 2 N.Y.Mets 5,Florida 1,2nd game Houston 7,Pittsburgh 4 Arizona 5,Colorado 1 L.A.Dodgers 4,San Diego 1 Chicago Cubs 7,San Francisco 0 Tuesdays Games Florida (Vazquez 7-11) at N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 7-10), 4:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Halladay 15-5) at Cincinnati (Arroyo 8-10),4:10 p.m. Washington (L.Hernandez 7-12) at Atlanta (Jurrjens 13-5),4:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Morton 9-7) at Houston (Sosa 1-2),5:05 p.m. St.Louis (E.Jackson 3-2) at Milwaukee (Marcum 114),5:10 p.m. Colorado (A.Cook 3-7) at Arizona (Miley 1-1), 6:40 p.m. San Diego (Stauffer 8-10) at L.A. Dodgers (Kuroda 10-14),7:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Garza 6-10) at San Francisco (Vogelsong 10-4),7:15 p.m. Wednesdays Games San Diego at L.A.Dodgers,12:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at San Francisco,12:45 p.m. Florida at N.Y.Mets,4:10 p.m. Philadelphia at Cincinnati,4:10 p.m. Washington at Atlanta,4:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Houston,5:05 p.m. St.Louis at Milwaukee,5:10 p.m. Colorado at Arizona,6:40 p.m.

Sundays Games Kansas City 2,Cleveland 1 Tampa Bay 12,Toronto 0 Baltimore 2,N.Y.Yankees 0,1st game Oakland at Boston,ppd.,hurricane threat Minnesota 11,Detroit 4 Chicago White Sox 9,Seattle 3 N.Y.Yankees 8,Baltimore 3,2nd game Texas 9,L.A.Angels 5 Mondays Games Kansas City 9,Detroit 5 N.Y.Yankees 3,Baltimore 2 Cleveland 2,Oakland 1 Toronto 7,Tampa Bay 3 Chicago White Sox 3,Minnesota 0 L.A.Angels at Seattle,late Tuesdays Games Kansas City (Francis 5-14) at Detroit (Fister 6-13), 4:05 p.m. Oakland (Cahill 9-12) at Cleveland (J.Gomez 0-2), 4:05 p.m. Toronto (Cecil 4-7) at Baltimore (Guthrie 6-16),4:05 p.m. N.Y.Yankees (Sabathia 17-7) at Boston (Lackey 129),4:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Hellickson 11-9) at Texas (Feldman 00),5:05 p.m. Minnesota (Swarzak 3-4) at Chicago White Sox (Z.Stewart 1-3),5:10 p.m. L.A.Angels (J.Williams 1-0) at Seattle (A.Vasquez 10),7:10 p.m. Wednesdays Games Kansas City at Detroit,10:05 a.m. Minnesota at Chicago White Sox,11:10 a.m. Oakland at Cleveland,4:05 p.m. Toronto at Baltimore,4:05 p.m. N.Y.Yankees at Boston,4:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Texas,5:05 p.m. L.A.Angels at Seattle,7:10 p.m.

East Dallas Philadelphia Washington N.Y.Giants South Tampa Bay New Orleans Carolina Atlanta North Detroit Green Bay Chicago Minnesota West St.Louis Arizona San Francisco Seattle W 2 2 2 1 W 2 2 1 0 W 3 2 1 1 W 3 1 1 1 L 1 1 1 1 L 1 1 2 3 L 0 1 2 2 L 0 2 2 2 T 0 0 0 0 T 0 0 0 0 T 0 0 0 0 T 0 0 0 0 Pct .667 .667 .667 .500 Pct .667 .667 .333 .000 Pct 1.000 .667 .333 .333 Pct 1.000 .333 .333 .333 PF 54 51 63 51 PF 56 78 43 52 PF 98 69 36 40 PF 64 75 27 51 PA 60 44 44 33 PA 44 50 54 77 PA 41 68 58 44 PA 36 80 57 60

Mondays Game N.Y.Jets at N.Y.Giants,7 p.m. Thursday,Sep.1 Detroit at Buffalo,3:30 p.m. Indianapolis at Cincinnati,4 p.m. Baltimore at Atlanta,4:30 p.m. N.Y.Giants at New England,4:30 p.m. Dallas at Miami,4:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at Washington,4:30 p.m. St.Louis at Jacksonville,4:30 p.m. Philadelphia at N.Y.Jets,4:30 p.m. Cleveland at Chicago,5 p.m. Kansas City at Green Bay,5 p.m. Houston at Minnesota,5 p.m. Tennessee at New Orleans,5 p.m. Pittsburgh at Carolina,5 p.m. Denver at Arizona,7 p.m. San Francisco at San Diego,7 p.m. Friday,Sep.2 Oakland at Seattle,7:30 p.m.


Tuesday Aug 30, 2011

By Lauran Neergaard


Need a C-section? Protection from blood clot urged

WASHINGTON New advice for pregnant women: If youre getting a Csection, special inating boots strapped on your legs may lower the risk of a blood clot. Hospitals already use these compression devices for other major operations, such as hip replacements, and a growing number have begun offering them for at least some of their cesarean deliveries, too. Now guidelines for the nations obstetricians say its time to make the step routine for most C-sections, which account for nearly a third of U.S. births. The new recommendations promise to raise awareness of what is a silent threat not just for pregnant women but for thousands of other people, too: Blood clots in veins that can masquerade as simple leg pain. Called a DVT, for deep vein thrombosis, this kind of clot usually starts in the leg or groin. But it can kill if it moves up to the lungs, where its called a pulmonary embolism. These clots make headlines every few years when seemingly healthy people collapse after long airplane ights or similar prolonged inactivity. Certain surgeries also can trigger a DVT. Earlier this year, tennis star Serena Williams was treated for clots in her lungs discovered after foot surgery and cross-country travel. Obesity, some types of injuries, even some birth control pills can increase the risk, too. A womans risk of a DVT jumps during pregnancy and the six weeks afterward. Thats partly because of slower blood ow from the weight gain, and because mom is less active in the last trimester and during those first few weeks of recovery from childbirth. Its also because pregnancy temporarily changes blood to make it clot more easily. This is a consequence of natures protecting women against the bleeding challenges of childbirth, explains Dr. Andra James of Duke University, who co-authored the new guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Add a C-section and, like any major surgery, it further increases that risk. As many as two of every 1,000 pregnant women will experience a DVT, James says. Fortunately, pregnancyrelated deaths are very rare in this country, but when they happen, those clots are one of the leading reasons. Yet too few people even know the warning signs, she says: Pain or swelling in one leg, especially the calf or thigh. Redness or warmth in one spot on the leg. If the clot has reached the lung, shortness of breath or chest pain. The new guidelines urge obstetricians to closely monitor their patients for DVTs and to check if they have additional factors that would put them at extra risk. Women whove had a DVT earlier in life, or whose close relatives had one or who have certain inherited

A womans risk of a deep vein thrombosis, this kind of clot usually starts in the jumps during pregnancy and the six weeks afterward.Thats partly because of slower blood ow from the weight gain,and because mom is less active in the last trimester and during those rst few weeks of recovery from childbirth.

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Vaccines generally safe,some side effects

By Lauran Neergaard

WASHINGTON Vaccines can cause certain side effects but serious ones appear very rare and theres no link with autism and Type 1 diabetes, the Institute of Medicine says in the rst comprehensive safety review in 17 years. The report released Thursday isnt aimed at nervous parents. And the side effects it lists as proven are some that doctors long have known about, such as fever-caused seizures and occasional brain inammation. Instead, the review comes at the request of the governments Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, which as the name implies, pays damages to people who are injured by vaccines. Federal law requires this type of independent review as ofcials update side effects on that list to be sure they agree with the latest science. Vaccines are important tools in preventing serious infectious disease across the lifespan, from infancy through adulthood. All health care interventions, however, carry the possibility of risk and vaccines are no exception, said pediatrician and bioethicist Dr. Ellen Wright Clayton of Vanderbilt University, who chaired the institute panel. Still, the report stresses that vaccines generally are safe, and it may help doctors address worries from a small but vocal anti-vaccine movement. Some vaccine-preventable diseases, including measles, are on the rise. I am hopeful that it will allay some peoples concerns, Clayton said. The review echoed numerous other scientific reports that dismiss an autism link. But it found convincing evidence of 14 side effects:

Fever-triggered seizures, which seldom cause long-term consequences, from the measles-mumps-rubella, or MMR, vaccine. MMR also can cause a rare form of brain inammation in some people with immune problems. The varicella vaccine against chickenpox sometimes triggers that viral infection, resulting in widespread chickenpox or a painful relative called shingles. It also occasionally can lead to pneumonia, hepatitis or meningitis. Six vaccines MMR and the chickenpox, hepatitis B, meningococcal and tetanuscontaining vaccines can cause severe allergic reactions known as anaphylaxis. Vaccines in general sometimes trigger fainting or a type of shoulder inammation. Theres suggestive evidence but not proof of a few other side effects, including anaphylaxis from the human papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccine and short-term joint pain in some women and children from the MMR vaccine. On the other hand, the report cleared u shots of blame for two long-suspected side effects: Bells palsy and worsening of asthma. That doesnt mean there arent other side effects the review couldnt nd enough evidence to decide about more than 100 other possibilities. Some vaccines are just too new to link to something really rare. Another example: Flu shots have long come with a caution about rare, paralyzing Guillain-Barre syndrome, but Clayton said research hasnt settled if thats a coincidence since the disorder is more common during the winter. The Health Resources and Services Administration, which runs the vaccine compensation program, is reviewing the report but said its too early to predict if it will prompt changes to the injury list.

A major review declares that vaccines overall are safe, although like any kind of health care, certain ones can cause some side effects.


Tuesday Aug 30, 2011

accommodate up to two high-speed rail trains an hour in both directions on its tracks and four trains an hour in both directions if about nine miles of passing tracks are constructed somewhere between San Mateo and San Jose. Initially, the California High-Speed Rail Authority said it wanted to get at least 10 to 12 of its trains into the Transbay Terminal in San Francisco every hour. But the high cost of the project and a lack of consensus on the Peninsula as to how the system should look has caused the rail authority to suspend a study of the full buildout of the system as it begins work on the project in the Central Valley. Designs for the full buildout of the system locally showed a four-track system running mostly on an aerial viaduct, an idea met with great opposition up and down the corridor. Residents in Southern California have also greatly opposed building a similar structure between Los Angeles and Anaheim, according to Kemptons letter. If the project is not completed beyond the Central Valley plans, the state would be left with a segment providing marginal service improvement to 1 million passengers per year whereas shifting some investment into a blended approach at both ends would improve service to 28 million passengers as well as Last year, the cities jointly commissioned Municipal Resource Group, LLC to study further options for sharing police services. According to the analysis, a shared service model was not viable due to limited or nonexistent scal savings, Telford wrote in a staff report. Millbrae has a couple options to consider: Maintain its own department or contact with another agency. One of the issues with keeping its own department is cost. Over the last 10 years, the department has gone from 38.5 full-time equivalent employees to 29.75, Telford wrote. The reduction includes six less police ofcers and two fewer police lieutenants. It is believed that the existing police department stafng conguration will, over an recommendations, published in the September issue of the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology. Then there are those compression devices, which slip over each leg and regularly inate and deate, sort of like a massage, to help blood ow more briskly. The obstetricians group acknowledges that those in the Valley, Kempton wrote in the letter. A full buildout locally will cost in excess of $6 billion to complete while simply electrifying the Caltrain corridor to accommodate high-speed trains is estimated to cost about $1 billion. The blended rail idea has gained steam since the three lawmakers rst proposed the idea back in April. Assemblywoman Cathleen Galgiani, DLivingston, who wrote the language in Proposition 1A, a voter-approved $9 billion bond measure that passed in 2008, told the Daily Journal yesterday that getting highspeed trains from Bakerseld to Gilroy and then to San Francisco on Caltrains right-ofway would be a good sign for private investors to prove the state is serious about building the project. We need to take advantage of existing infrastructure, Galgiani said. The segment from Bakerseld to San Francisco can be up and running, providing service while the rest of the system is being built. She said a blended approach would allow the authority to build up its ridership and then gauge at a later time whether the full buildout would be necessary. Caltrains goal is to modernize and electrify extended period of time, result in signicant organizational, operational and scal problems for the city, Telford wrote. Telford expressed a number of concerns about the current department like increased overtime and 16-hour shifts as a result of the limited staff; limited ability to follow up on unsolved cases and address community crime trends; difculty in scheduling training; challenges in retaining and attracting employees; and limited ability for community outreach. Should the city want to maintain its own department, Telford suggested increasing stafng levels by 2.25 full-time equivalent employees a cost of $410,000 annually. Meeting that will require cuts to other city departments. Alternatively, the city could partner with or there havent been large studies with C-sections to prove how much difference the gadgets could make. But it decided to recommend them anyway because in other types of surgery, the devices can cut the clot risk by twothirds, James says. The guidelines recommend strapping them on before the C-section begins, unless theres no time before an emergency operation or the woman is taking anti-clotting medication. Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York began using the devices for C-sections a few years ago, and deputy chief medical ofcer Dr. Erin DuPree says they add $14 to the cost


its system and is hoping to get the rail authority to foot much of the bill. Limiting high-speed rail to the Caltrain corridor could save taxpayers billions in construction costs and greatly limit the need for property takings through eminent domain. There is a growing chorus that the only way that makes sense for the project to move forward is to have high-speed trains share the corridor with Caltrain, Simitian said. The conversation will never be constructive if there are not sensible parameters. Simitian called the Peer Review Groups comments particularly compelling given the professional expertise and experience of the groups membership. Assembly Bill 3034 established the Peer Review Group to evaluate the High-Speed Rail Authoritys funding plans and prepare its independent judgment as to the feasibility and the reasonableness of it plans. The rail authority plans to build a system that will take passengers between San Francisco and Los Angeles in about 2 hours and 40 minutes.
Bill Silverfarb can be reached by email: or by phone: (650) 3445200 ext. 106.

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to the end points, however, will require substantial debate and discussion, Gordon said yesterday. Since much of the federal investment into high-speed rail comes from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, much of the funds to get the projects under way will have to be committed toward shovel-ready projects by the end of this federal scal year in September 2012, Kempton told the Daily Journal yesterday. Kempton is also chief executive ofcer of the Orange County Transportation Authority. There is a quick time frame to make use of the funds but it doesnt mean all of the money has to go to the Central Valley, Kempton said. The governor and rail authority would have to make the request for the diversion of the funds, he said. The Central Valley plans for the project were well developed and thus supported with stimulus funds unlike the segments in Los Angeles and San Francisco, he said. Caltrain has recently indicated it can

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In March 2010, the two cities entered into a contract to share Telford, a veteran with over 27 years of experience with the San Bruno Police Department. The one-year contract called for sharing the costs of his contract. Neither San Bruno City Manager Connie Jackson or Mayor Jim Ruane could be reached for comment. Millbrae City Manager Marcia Raines said the partnership has been great. But San Bruno needs Telford to return to a full-time employee position. The hope is for that transition to occur within 30 to 60 days, Raines said.

contract out to another agency. Informal conversations about sharing services with nearby agencies did not result in any possible partners, Telford wrote. Millbrae could research contracting with the San Mateo County Sheriffs Ofce for services a move a number of other cities have done to save cash. The Sheriffs Ofce provides police services to San Carlos, Half Moon Bay, Woodside, Portola Valley and unincorporated areas of San Mateo County. The council meets 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 at City Hall, 621 Magnolia Ave., Millbrae.
Heather Murtagh can be reached by email: or by phone: (650) 344-5200 ext. 105.

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clotting disorders may need anti-clotting medicines throughout the pregnancy, say the


of care. Women typically remove and replace them as they ease out of bed throughout the rst day after surgery, and no longer need them by the second day, she says. Its an easy thing to do that really does not cause harm and could potentially help, she says. James stresses that leg compression shouldnt lull a woman into thinking she can rest in bed rather than push herself to walk and a new mom should remain alert to symptoms when she goes home because half of pregnancy-related DVTs occur in those weeks after childbirth.

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Tuesday Aug 30, 2011


Teen vaccination against cervical cancer lagging

By Mike Stobbe

U.N.warns of bird flu resurgence


ATLANTA Only about half of the teenage girls in the U.S. have rolled up their sleeves for a controversial vaccine against cervical cancer a rate well below those for two other vaccinations aimed at adolescents. The vaccine hit the market in 2006. By last year, just 49 percent of girls had gotten at least the rst of the recommended three shots for human papilloma virus, or HPV, a sexuallytransmitted bug that can cause cervical cancer and genital warts. Only a third had gotten all three doses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. In contrast, the CDC said about two-thirds of teens had gotten the recommended shot for one type of bacterial meningitis and a shot for meningitis and tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough. Granted, it can take many years for a new vaccine to catch on and reach the 90 percent and above range for many longstanding childhood vaccines. But use of HPV vaccine has been very disappointing compared to other newer vaccines, said the CDCs Dr. Melinda Wharton. If we dont do a much better job, were leaving another generation vulnerable to cervical cancer later in life, said Wharton. Why arent more girls getting HPV shots? The vaccine can be very expensive, and it can be a bit of a hassle. It takes three visits to the doctor over six months. But sex no doubt has something to do with it, experts said. Girls are supposed to start the series when they are 11 or 12 before most girls become sexually active. The vaccine only works if a girl is vaccinated before shes rst exposed to the virus. But some parents may misunderstand, thinking their daughters dont need it at such a young age because they arent sexually active. Others may believe that it would require a discussion about sex and sexuality a talk they may not feel ready to have, some experts said. The government needs to be more aggressive about changing those perceptions with a major education campaign, Jeff Levi, executive director of the Trust for Americas Health, a Washington, D.C.-based research group, said in a statement. Millions of Americans women and men become infected with HPV each year, though most show no symptoms and clear the virus on their own. But some strains persist and can cause genital warts and cancer. About 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, and about 4,000 die from it, according to CDC statistics. The new study was based on a 2010 telephone survey of the parents of more than 19,000 adolescents ages 13 to 17, who allowed researchers to check their kids vaccination records. Rhode Island and Washington had the highest HPV vaccination rates, both around 70 percent for at least one shot. Idaho had the lowest rates, at about 29 percent. The study was published online in a CDC publication, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

ROME The United Nations warned Monday of a possible resurgence of the deadly bird u virus, saying wild bird migrations had brought it back to previously virus-free countries and that a mutant strain was spreading in Asia. A mutant strain of H5N1, which can apparently sidestep defenses of existing vaccines, is spreading in China and Vietnam, Tthe U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said in a statement Monday. It urged greater surveillance to ensure that any outbreaks are contained. Last week, the World Health Organization reported that a 6-year-old Cambodian girl had died Aug. 14 from bird u, the eighth person to die from H5N1 avian influenza this year in Cambodia. Vietnam suspended its springtime poultry vaccination this year, FAO said. Most of the northern and central parts of the country where the virus is endemic have been invaded by the new strain. Elsewhere, FAO says bird migrations over the past two years have brought H5N1 to countries that had been virusfree for several years, including Israel, the Palestinian territories, Bulgaria, Romania, Nepal and Mongolia. Wild birds may introduce the virus, but peoples actions in poultry production and marketing spread it, said FAOs chief veterinary office Juan Lubroth in urging greater preparedness and surveillance. WHO says globally there have been


Nguyen Sy Tuan,a patient infected with the bird u virus,lies in Vietnams National Institute for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi,Vietnam.The United Nations warned of a possible major resurgence of bird u and said a mutant strain of the H5N1 virus was spreading in Asia and elsewhere.
331 human deaths from 565 conrmed bird u cases since 2003 when it was rst detected. The virus was eliminated from most of the 63 countries infected at its peak in 2006, but it remained endemic in six countries: Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia and Vietnam. The number of outbreaks in poultry and wild bird populations shrank from a high of 4000 to 302 in mid-2008, but outbreaks have risen progressively since, with almost 800 cases reported in 20102011, FAO said. The general departure from the progressive decline in 2004-2008 could mean that there will be a are-up of H5N1 this fall and winter, with people unexpectedly nding the virus in their backyard, Lubroth said in a statement.


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Peninsula Meeting. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way, San Mateo. All are welcome to hear a presentation on the preservation and conservation of the Geranium Family given by Robin Parer of Geraniaceae Nursery. Free. For more information call 3656191. Alien Cowboys. 9 p.m. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. Ages 21 and up. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. For more information email SATURDAY, SEPT. 3 48th Annual Kings Mountain Art Fair. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 13889 Skyline Blvd., Woodside. One-hundred and thirty-five juried artists under the redwoods, proceeds benefit the KM Volunteer Fire Brigade and the KM Elementary School. Free. For more information call 851-2710. Forty-first Annual Millbrae Art & Wine Festival. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Broadway (one block west of El Camino Real) between Victoria and Meadow Glen, Millbrae. Mardi gras-style feast featuring two days of live music with headliners David Martins House Party, The House Rockers, Livewire and Big Bang Beat, also featuring 250 professional artists and craftmakers showing their latest handcrafted wares. Free. For more information call 697-7324. Guided Tours at the History Museum. 10:30 a.m to 11:30 a.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. The SMC History Museum will present docent guided general tours to the public. Tours will be held on the first Saturday of each month. $5. Free to Association members. For more information visit or call 299-0104. The Space Cowboys Ball. 7 p.m. San Mateo Masonic Lodge Ballroom at 100 N. Ellsworth Ave., San Mateo. After a vintage ballroom dance lesson, the celebrated early music ensemble Bangers & Mash plays an evening of 19th century and neo-19th century waltzes, polkas and set dances. $15. For more information call (510) 522-1731. Forty-first Belmont Greek Festival. Noon to 10 p.m. Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Cross, 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. $5 adults, $2.50 seniors and youth ages 13-17, under12 free. For more information call 591-4447. MONDAY, SEPT. 5 Dance Connection with Music by Bob Gutierrez. Burlingame Womans Club, 241 Park Road, Burlingame. Free dance lessons 6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., open dance 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. $8 members, $10 guests. Light refreshments. For more information email TUESDAY, SEPT. 6 Beginner Square Dance Class. 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Beresford Rac Center, 2720 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Come enjoy free square dance lessons. For more information call 762-8008. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7 Share the gift of reading: volunteer as a tutor. 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park. Training will prepare volunteers to provide one-onone tutoring to adults to improve their English speaking, reading and writing skills. For more information call 330-2525.


TUESDAY, AUG. 30 Weekly Wii Sports. 9:30 a.m. Twin Pines Senior & Community Center, 20 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont. Using a handheld controller, either seated or standing, you will play tennis, bowling, golf, baseball and more. Free. For more information call 5957444. Navigating Gender Differences for Business Success. 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. White & Lee LLP, 541 Jefferson Ave., No. 100, Redwood City. For more information call (408) 414-5966. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31 CHP Driver Seminar. 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Twin Pines Senior & Community Center, 20 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont. Free. For more information call 363-4572. Flickr: Online Photo Management and Sharing. 10:30 a.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Learn how to open a new account, upload, organize and edit photos and more. For more information visit Kiwanis Club of San Mateo. Poplar Creek Grill Municipal Golf Course, 1700 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo. Come to a luncheon meeting for underprivileged children. For more information call (415) 309-6467. Just Dance-a-Thon. 3:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Just Dance 2 and Just Dance Summer Party will be played. Refreshments will be provided. Ages 12-19 welcome. Free. For more information visit Sustainable Gardening Lecture: Winter Veggie Garden Preparation. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way, San Mateo. Learn how to plan and plant winter vegetables that will begin to produce in fall and, with the right timing, throughout the winter season. For more information call 599-1498. Comedy at the Bistro presents: Dan St. Paul. 8 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. Angelicas Bistro, 863 Main St., Redwood City. Dan St. Paul will host some of the Bay Areas top comedians. He has appeared on Comedy Central, A&E and VH-1. Free. For more information call 3653226. THURSDAY, SEPT. 1 Free Health Screening for Seniors. 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Lincoln Park Senior Center, 901 Brunswick St., Daly City. The free health screening is for seniors age 60 and older only. Health screening includes a complete cholesterol profile, blood pressure, blood glucose, weight, BMI and consultation with a nurse or dietitian. Appointments are necessary. Sponsored by the Wise and Well Program funded by Senior Focus. Free. For more information or to make an appointment call 696-7663. Beauty and the Beast. 3:30 p.m. Oak Room, San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. Rated G. Popcorn from Whole Foods will be provided. Free. For more information call 522-7838. Filolis Orchard Tours. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Filoli Gardens, 86 Caada Road, Woodside. Advance registration and docent required. Sturdy shoes recommended. $15. $12 for seniors. $5 for children ages 5 to 17 with student ID. For more information and reservations call 364-8300. USCIS Naturalization Information Session. 4 p.m. San Mateo City Hall Chambers, 330 W. 20th St., San Mateo. Congresswoman Jackie Speier hosts a two-hour session to help immigrants better understandthe naturalization process. Palm Avenue Pop-Up Art Shop Exhibition. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Red Square Boutique, 1628 and 1630 Palm Ave., San Mateo. Presented by Pierson and Red Square with Perfect Edge, Plan Decor, Apt. 46, El Sinaloense and Beth McCarthy. Free refreshments. For more information visit My Liberty San Mateo Meeting. 6 p.m. American Legion Hall, 130 South St., San Mateo. All are welcome at the meeting to work toward restoring the government to its constitutional boundaries. Free. For more information call 449-0088. FRIDAY, SEPT. 2 Mariannes Vintage Costume Jewelry Trunk Show. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 1 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay. Vintage and costume jewelry from the early 19th century through the 70s and 80s. For more informations call 712-7090. The Garden Study Club of the

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By Keith Kreitman

Although the plot of the mannered novel, Sense and Sensibility may seem trite to modern audiences, some commentators look upon this work, rst written in 1795 by a 19-year-old Jane Austin, as revolutionary in that it is the rst stirrings of womens lib in the Regency Period of England, when a womans social standing and economic status depended upon marriage. It contains many of the elements of novels of that time, the injustice and cruelty of the class structure, the virtuous women, the honorable men, the cads and the gossipy ladies. In this case, the virtuous women are the Dashwood sisters, Elinor (Jennifer Le Blanc) of common sense and Marianne (Katie Febal), of romantic notions and emotional sensibilities. After the death of their father, they had come upon hard economic times and nd shelter on the estate of a wealthy relative, where they encounter the gossipy Aunt Jennings (Stacy Ross). The plot revolves around the contrast between the two. Marianne is the more attractive, in beauty, musical talent, frankness and the capacity to love deeply. But it is the common-sensed Elinor who rst nds love with Edward Ferrars (Thomas Gorrebeeck). He is frustrated because of his familys determination he become successful and marry into a higher class and is complicated in his relationship with childhood friend, Lucy Steele (Lucy Littlewood). Marianne falls hard for the local John Willoughby (Michael Scott Lean) and is distraught and becomes ill when that relationship is ruptured. Entering the picture, also, is the elderly, gentlemanly, distinguished and sensible Col. Christopher Brandon (Mark Anderson Phillips). Given, it is almost impossible to do entire justice in reducing a novel of hundreds of pages into a few hours on the stage, the playwrights Parsley and Graham did an admirable job in preserving the key


Elinor (Jennifer Le Blanc) shows Edward (Thomas Gorrebeeck) her drawings in the American premiere of Sense and Sensibilityat TheatreWorks.
dramatic elements of the novel. As could be expected, director Robert Kelley brings it to life with authenticity in manners, dialogue and beautiful stage settings (by Joe Ragey) and costuming (by Fumiko Bielefeldt). Needing to cover four locations from the novel, the scene changes are cleverly manipulated by servants Alexander Lenarsky, Emily Ota and Jeremy Ryan. The cast is outstanding. Each member has been carefully cast and his or her mannered English dialects of the period are impeccable. Again, TheatreWorks veterans Mark Anderson demonstrates his versatility as one of the premiere male talents in the Bay Area and Thomas Gorrebeeck continues to demonstrate he will soon join that celebrated company of performers. Another winner for TheatreWorks. and Assembly Speaker John Perez, DLos Angeles, that has erupted into a debate about the Legislatures public records policy, which lawmakers approved in 1975 and has consistently been used to deny access to records. The lawmaker claims his budget was slashed because he was the only Democrat to vote against the state budget. His staff now faces a six-week layoff this fall. Perez says the lawmaker was overspending. The rules committee initially refused a request by Portantino to release lawmakers budgets for this year as part of an effort to refute Perezs claims, but it released some current spending gures Friday. Still, those documents obscure the spending for individual lawmakers, as hundreds of thousands of dollars in staff expenses continue to be listed in the budgets for committees members sit on. Theres nothing hidden about that, if you are a chair of a committee you have an allocation for the committee and an allocation from your district and your Capitol office, Skinner said in an interview after the committee vote. In most cases the majority of expenditures on a committee do relate lyptus tree on the passenger side. Walker was seriously injured and passenger White was pronounced dead at the scene. During the rst trial, Walkers blood alcohol content was said to be .20. Jurors returned a guilty verdict of felony vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and intoxication. The panel rst split 7 to 5 in favor of acquittal before ultimately hanging 9 to 3 in favor of guilt. Defense attorney Geoff Carr previously said the jurys rst leaning toward not guilty shows a retrial is a gamble for the prosecution even though his client is already assured 10 years.

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to the work of the committee. The budget documents released last week include spending gures that conict with previously released staff salary lists. For example, they show Portantino with the highest spending on salaries of any assemblymember so far this year, far above even powerful lawmakers who hold positions of authority, such as Perez. Portantino appeared at a news conference Monday with California Common Sense, a research group led by students at Stanford University that believes state government is overspending. Dakin Sloss, a senior on leave this year, said he spent the weekend comparing the conicting data released by the Assembly. He said millions of dollars in legislative salaries are not included in members spending, including at least 40 of the 68 listed chiefs of staff who are categorized as working for committees, including in Portantinos ofce. There are signicant inconsistencies between how the rules committee reports expenditures and payroll, Sloss said. This suggests that something odd and peculiar is going on in terms of the data that was released Friday. White himself gambled by opting for trial rather than settling it for a little more than 12 years in prison. Whites choice spurred prosecutors to pursue the murder charge. Seeking a murder conviction in a vehicle-related death is rare but prosecutors cited Walkers history which includes two prior convictions of driving while intoxicated in San Mateo County. Walker was also awaiting prosecution for wrecking a rental car while intoxicated during a Wisconsin business trip. Walker remains in custody in lieu of $2 million bail.

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Republicans backing the resolution, except for Assemblyman Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, who also supported it. Portantinos proposal would require the committee to set budgets for lawmakers and committees more equitably and consider them in a public meeting. Ofcials would also be required to publish quarterly spending updates. All HR 20 does is say, Open the books, Portantino said of his resolution. Its not a radical concept. This is a vote for transparency and sunshine or this is a vote for delay and shelving. But lawmakers on the committee opted to wait for a review by the committees chairwoman, Nancy Skinner, DBerkeley, who was appointed this month to head a task force to review the Assemblys disclosure policies. Skinner said she will report back by January. Portantinos proposal is part of a broader feud between the assemblyman

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fill the week, said Assistant District Attorney Al Serrato. The rst trial ended two years after the April 11, 2009 crash that wrapped Walkers car around a tree in Burlingame and left 36-year-old White dead. The night of the crash, Walkers silver Inniti M45 allegedly sped south on El Camino Real crossing Howard Avenue and slid sideways into a euca-



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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #246406 The following person is doing business as: Enter Design and Lights, 1375 Burlingame Ave. # L-3, BURLINGAME, CA 94011 is hereby registered by the following owner: Edman Kasbari, 1741 Shorview Ave., San Mateo, CA 94401. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ Edman Kasbari/ This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 08/26/11. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 08/30/11, 09/01/11, 09/8/11, 09/15/11). NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Date of Filing Application: August 11, 2011 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of the applicant(s) is/are: SURINDER PAL GOSWAMY The applicant(s) listed above are applying to Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 560 El Camino Real San Carlos, CA 94070 Type of license applied for: 41- On-Sale Beer and Wine - Eating Place San Mateo Daily Journal August 16, 23, 30, 2011 NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF DAVID CARLTON MINCKS Case Number 121509 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: David Carlton Mincks. A Petition for Probate has been filed by: Patriciia L. Mincks in the Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo. The Petition of Probate requests that Patricia L. Mincks be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection of the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: October 3, 2011 at 9:00 a.m., Dept: 28, Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo, 400 County Center, Redwood City, CA 94063. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of first

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issuance of letters as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: Lawrence R. Smalley, CSB #083881 Reese, Smalley, Wiseman & Schweitzer, LLP 1265 Willis St. Redding, CA 96001 (530)241-1611 Dated: 08/26/2011 Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal on Aug. 30, Sep. 6, 13 2011. SUMMONS (CITACION JUDICIAL) CASE NUMBER: CLJ 505848 NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (Aviso Al Demandado): Elizabeth White, AKA, Elizabeth Hall., and Does 1 through 10. You are being sued by plaintiff: (Lo esta demandando el demandante): JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. NOTICE! You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you respond within 30 days. Read the information below. You have 30 calendar days after this summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at the court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (, your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (, the California Courts Online Self-Help Center (, or by contacting your local court or county bar association. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived fees and costs on any settlement or arbitration award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The courts lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the case. AVISO! Lo han demando. Si no re-


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sponde dentro de 30 dias, la corte puede decidir en su contra sin escuchar su version. Lea la informacion a continuacion. Tiene 30 dias de calendario despues de que le entreguen esta citacion y papeles legales para presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue ena copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefonica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y mas informacion en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (, en la biblio teca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede mas cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentacion, pida al secretario de la corte que le de un formulario de exencion de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podra quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin mas advertencia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abodado, puede llamar a de servicio de remision a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpia con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services Web site (, en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, ( o poniendose en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. AVISO: Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar las cuotas y costos exentos por imponer un gravamen sobre cualquier recuperacion de $10,000 o mas de valor recibida mediante un acuerdo o una concesion de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil. Tiene que pagar el gravamen de la corte antes de que la corte pueda desechar el caso. The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y direccion de la corte es): Superior Court of the State of California County of San Mateo 400 County Center Redwood City, CA 94063 The name, address, and telephone number of the plaintiffs attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: (El nombre, direccion y numero de telefono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado, es): Reese Law Group, Harlan M. Reese #118226, Joseph M. Pleasant, #179571, Max A. Higgins, #270334 6725 Mesa Ridge Road, Ste. 240, San Diego, CA 92121, (858)550-0389 Date: (Fecha) May 24,2011 John C. Fitton, Clerk, by (Secretano, per) Una Finau, Deputy (Adjunto) Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal August 16, 23, 30, September 6, 2011.




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210 Lost & Found

HAVE YOU SEEN HER? Rat Terrier dog 3 years old. White with brown heart shaped spot on her body. Last seen March 10th, Ralston in Belmont. FOUND! LOST - 2 silver rings and silver watch, May 7th in Burlingame between Park Rd. & Walgreens, Sentimental value. Call Gen @ (650)344-8790 LOST - DUFFEL bag. Dark red on wheels filled with workout clothes. De Anza Blvd. San Mateo April 14. Generous reward! 650-345-1700 LOST: Center cap from wheel of Cadillac. Around Christmas time. Chrome with multi-colored Cadillac emblem in center. Small hole near edge for locking device. Belmont or San Carlos area. Joel 650-592-1111.

297 Bicycles
GIRL'S BIKE HUFFY Purple 6-speed good cond. $35 - Angela (650)269-3712 YAKAMA 3 Bike Car Trailer w/straps 2" hitch $45., (650)843-0773

302 Antiques
1912 COFFEE Percolator Urn. perfect condition includes electric cord $85. (415)565-6719 ANTIQUE STOOL - Rust color cushion with lions feet, antique, $50.obo, (650)525-1410 CHINA CABINET - Vintage, 6 foot, solid mahogany. $300/obo. (650)867-0379 JACKET LADIES Tan color with fur collar $25. (650)308-6381 LARGE SELECTION of Opera records vinyl 78's 2 to 4 per album $8 to $20 ea. obo, (650)343-4461

298 Collectibles
1982 PRINT "A Tune Off The Top Of My Head" See: 650-204-0587 $75 49ER REPORT issues '85-'87 $35/all, (650)592-2648 ARMY SHIRT, long sleeves, with pockets. XL $15 each (408)249-3858 BAY MEADOWS UMBRELLA - Colorful, large-size, can fit two people underneath. $15 (650)867-2720 BAY MEADOWS bag & umbrella $15.each, (650)345-1111 COLLECTIBLES: RUSSELL BAZE BOBBLEHEADS BAY MEADOWS $10.00EA BRAND NEW IN ORIGINAL BOX. HAVE SIX (415) 612-0156 COLORIZED TERRITORIAL Quarters uncirculated with Holder $15/all, (408)249-3858 GAYLORD PERRY 8x10 signed photo $10 (650)692-3260 GLASSES 6 sets redskins, good condition never used $12./all. SOLD! JACK TASHNER signed ball $25. Richard (650)834-4926 MERCHANT MARINE, framed forecastle card, signed by Captain Angrick '70. 13 x 17 inches $35 cash. (650)755-8238 POSTER - framed photo of President Wilson and Chinese Junk $25 cash, (650)755-8238

303 Electronics
21 INCH TV Monitor with DVD $45. Call 650-308-6381 46 MITSUBISHI Projector TV, great condition. $400. (650)261-1541. COLOR TV - Apex digital, 13, perfect condition, manual, remote, $55., (650)867-2720 FLIP CAMCORDER $50. (650)583-2767 PANASONIC TV 21 inch $25., (650)6378244 TV - 32 color Sony Trinitron TV, $75., (650)341-1861 TV 25 inch color with remote $25. Sony 12 inch color TV, $10 Excellent condition. (650)520-0619 TV SET Philips 21 inch with remote $40., (650)692-3260 VINTAGE SEARS 8465 aluminum photo tripod + bag. Sturdy! $25 See: 650-204-0587

296 Appliances
BISSELL UPRIGHT vacuum cleaner clear view model $45 650-364-7777 CHANDELIER (650)878-9542 NEW 4 lights $30.

CHOPPERS (4) with instructions $7/all. (650)368-3037 ELECTRIC HEATER - Oil filled electric heater, 1500 watts, $30., (650)504-3621

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GEORGE FOREMAN Grill hardly used $20. (650)692-3260 RADIATOR HEATER, oil filled, electric, 1500 watts $25. (650)504-3621

THE INSTITUTE FOR HUMAN AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT - San Mateo County Head Start Program announces sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). The program is available without charge to all enrolled children atr the following location(s): Serramonte Head Start Site Room A (AM) 8am-11:30am (PM) 12:30pm-4:00pm Room B (Full Day) 8:00am - 4:30pm Serramonte High School 699 Serramonte Blvd. (Portables A + B) Daly City, CA 94015 (650)992-6029 Room A (650)992-6027 (office for Room A) (650)992-6139 Room B (650)992-6137 (office for Room B) Fax: (650)992-6022 South San Francisco Head Start Site Room 1 & 2 (AM) 8:00am - 11:30am (PM) 12:30pm - 4:00pm Room 3 & 4 (AM) 7:45am - 11:15am (PM) 12:15pm - 3:45pm Baden School 825 Southwood Drive South San Francisco, CA 94080 (650)737-7923 Rooms 1 & 2 (650)737-5983 Rooms 3 & 4 (650)737-5702 (office) (650)737-5740 (office) Fax:(650)737-5917 South San Francisco Baden Infant Center Full Day 7:45am - 3:45pm Baden School 825 Southwood Drive South San Francisco, CA 94080 (650) 737-5748 Fax: (650) 737-5917 Site Supervisor: Araceli Aparicio Family Advocate: Eva Zermeno Half Moon Bay Head Start Site (AM) 8:00am - 11:30am (PM) 12:30pm - 4:00pm Coastside Lutheran Church 900 N. Cabrillo Highway Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 (650) 726-3869 Fax: (650) 726-2712 San Mateo Head Start Site (AM) 8:00am - 11:30am (PM) 12:30pm - 4:00pm Turnbull Learning Academy 715 Indian Avenue-Room 37 San Mateo, CA 94401 (650)343-7908 Fax: (650)343-7909 Site Supervisor: TBD George Hall Child Development Center 8:00am - 4:30pm 130 San Miguel Way San Mateo, CA 94401 (650) 638-1658 Fax: (650)638-7043 Fair Oaks Head Start Site Room A (Full Day) 8:00am - 4:30pm Room B (AM) 8:00am - 11:30am (PM) 12:30pm - 4:00pm St. Anthonys Church 3502 Middlefield Road Menlo Park, CA 94025 (650)368-0869 Room A (650)368-1728 Room B Fax: (650)368-0760 Menlo Park Site (AM) 8:00am - 11:30am (PM) 12:30pm - 4:00pm 419 6th Avenue Menlo Park, CA 94025 (650) 369-7970 Fax: (650) 369-7888

SHOP VACUUM rigid brand 3.5 horse power 9 gal wet/dry $40. (650)591-2393 SMART SERIES 13" Magnavox TV, remote, $26, 650-595-3933 SUNBEAM TOASTER -Automatic, excellent condition, $30., (415)346-6038 TV 37 inch Sony excellent Condition Sacrifice $95 650-878-9542 VACUUM CLEANER excellent condition $45. (650)878-9542 VACUUM CLEANER Oreck-cannister type $40., (650)637-8244

304 Furniture 299 Computers

HP PRINTER Deskjet 970c color printer. Excellent condition. Software & accessories included. $30. 650-574-3865 2 END Tables solid maple '60's era $40/both. (650)670-7545 4 DRAWER COLE FILE CABINET -27 Deep, Letter Size dark beige, $80., (650)364-0902 42" ROUND Oak Table (with 12") leaf. Clean/Great Cond. $40. 650-766-9553. 62" X 32" Oak (Dark Stain) Coffee Table w/ 24" Sq. side Table, Leaded Beveled Glass top/Like New - $90. 650-766-9553 ARMOIRE CABINET (415)375-1617 $90., Call

300 Toys
CLASSIC CAR model by Danbury Mint $99 (650)345-5502 WWII PLASTIC aircraft models $50 (35 total) 650-345-5502

297 Bicycles
BICYCLE - Sundancer Jr., 26, $75. obo (650)676-0732

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BANQUET DINING chairs $29/all. (650)692-3260


NOTICE TO VENDORS Pursuant to Public Contract Code section 20118.2, the San Bruno Park School District ("District") requests proposals for the design, purchase, and installation of interactive technology ("Project")as indicated on the RFP, at designated classrooms in the following schools of the District: 1. Allen Elementary & Hesselgren Primary Center875 West Angus Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066 2. Crestmoor Elementary School- 2322 Crestmoor Drive, San Bruno, CA 94066 3. El Crystal Elementary School- 201 North Balboa Way, San Bruno, CA 94066 4. John Muir Elementary School- 130 Cambridge Lane, San Bruno, CA 94066 5. Rollingwood Elementary School- 2500 Cottonwood Dr., San Bruno, CA 94066. 6. Parkside Intermediate School- 1801 Niles Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066 Response Deadline: Qualified firms are invited to submit proposals with five (5) copies; Sealed proposals must be received by the District by 5:00 p.m., September 21, 2011. The District reserves the right to reject any and all proposals. Mailing Address: Lynn Orong Associate Superintendent RFP 2011 Interactive Classroom 500 Acacia Avenue San Bruno, CA 94066 (605) 624-3100 Copies of the RFP can be downloaded from the SBPSD website: Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, August 24 and 30, 2011.

BASSET LOVE Seat Hide-a-Bed, Beige, Good Cond. Only $30! 650-766-9553 BEDROOM SET (OAK), Like new. Including headboard, connecting end table, chest drawers & bookcase. $300/all. (650)961-5772 BREAKFAST NOOK DINETTE TABLEsolid oak, 55 X 54, $49., (650)583-8069 BRUNO ELECTRIC Chair 24 volt $75 (650)274-7381 CAST AND metal headboard and footboard. white with brass bars, Queen size $95 650-588-7005 CHANDELIER WITH 5 lights/ candelabre base with glass shades $20. (650)504-3621 COFFEE TABLE, Oak, like new, scroll work $90 OBO, (650)290-1960 DINING ROOM SET - table, four chairs, lighted hutch, $500. all, (650)296-3189 DINING SET glass table with rod iron & 4 blue chairs $100/all 650-520-7921/650-245-3661 DISPLAY CASE wood & glass 31 x 19 inches $30. (650)873-4030 DRAFTING TABLE 30 x 42' with side tray. excellent cond $75. (650)949-2134 DRESSER WITH matching bunk/twin bed frames, includes comforters, no mattresses, $50/all, SOLD! DRUM TABLE - brown, perfect condition, nice design, with storage, $45., (650)345-1111 EA CHEST from bombay burgundy with glass top perfect condition $35 (650)3451111

East Palo Alto Head Start Site Full Day Rooms A & B 8:00am - 4:00pm Room C (PM) 12:30pm - 4:00pm 1385 Bay Road East Palo Alto, CA 94303 (650)566-8639 Room A-B Moonridge Child Development Center Full Day 7:30am - 4:30pm (650)326-5610 Room C 2001 Miramontes Point Rd. Fax: (650) 566-8647 Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 (650) 712-8729 Laurel Head Start Site Fax: (650) 712-1356 (AM) 8:00am - 11:30am (PM) 12:30pm - 4:00pm 1019 Laurel Avenue East Palo Alto, CA 94303 Moonridge Infant Center/EHS Full Day 7:30am - 4:30pm 2001 Miramontes Point Rd. (650)330-1595 (office) Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 Fax: (650)330-1756 (650)712-9684 Early Head Start Classroom (650)712-9687 Early Head Start Office Fax: (650) 712-1356 Magnolia Head Start Child Development Center 1425 Bay Road East Palo Alto, CA 94303 Classroom A (650) 323-1443 (Full Day) 8:00am - 4:00pm Classroom B (650) 323-1514 (Full Day) 8:00am - 4:30pm Classroom C (650) 323-1029 (Full Day) 8:00am - 4:30pm Office (650) 323-2949 Fax: (650) 323-2306 In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this Insitituion is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avennue, SW, Washington, D.C., 20250-9410, or call (800)795-3272 or (202)720-6382 (TTY), USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. For more information, contact: Angel Barrios, (650)246-1724, 1265 Mission Road, South San Francisco CA 94080. Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, August 30, 2011.


Tuesday Aug 30, 2011

304 Furniture 304 Furniture
MIRROR/MEDICINE CABINET 26" $10 (650)342-7933 MIRROR/MEDICINE CABINET 16" X 30" $20 (650)342-7933 16" X


306 Housewares
CANDLEHOLDER - Gold, angel on it, tall, purchased from Brueners, originally $100., selling for $25.,(650)867-2720 DRIVE MEDICAL design locking elevated toilet seat. New. $45. (650)343-4461 LAMPS - 2 southwestern style lamps with engraved deer. $85 both, obo, (650)343-4461 NORITAKE CHINA -Segovia Pattern. 4 each of dinner , salad and bread plates. like new. $35., (650)364-5319 PERSIAN TEA set for 8. Including spoon, candy dish, and tray. Gold Plated. $90. (650) 867-2720 SOLID TEAK floor model 16 wine rack with turntable $60. (650)592-7483 SOUP TUREEN -white ceramic with flowers. Italian. 3 quart capacity. Has accompanying plate. Asking $30., (650)364-5319 STANDUP B.B.Q grill lamp 5ft tall. Never used. $75 obo, (650)343-4461

308 Tools
CLICKER TORQUE Wrench, 20 - 150 pounds, new with lifetime warranty and case, $39, 650-595-3933 CRAFTSMAN JIG saw cast iron stand with wheels $25 best offer650 703-9644 CRAFTSMEN 16" scroll saw, good cond. $85. (650)591-4710 DAYTON ELECTRIC 1 1/2 horse power 1,725 RPM $60 (650)347-5373 DAYTON ELECTRIC 1 1/2 horse power 3,450 RPM $50 (650)347-5373 DRILL 18 bolt with 3 batteries and charger $99 650-720-1276 ELECTRIC CHAIN Saw Wen. 14 inch $50 650-364-0902 ENGINE ANALYZER & TIMING LITE Sears Penske USA, for older cars, like new, $60., (650)344-8549 leave msg. JOINTER - 6 inches, BAND SAW - 12 inches, $125. each, (415)218-8161 LAWN MOWER reel type push with height adjustments. Just sharpened $45 650-591-2144 San Carlos METAL POWER Saw needs belt FREE! (650)274-7381 POWER SAW Large reciprocating $25 Sold PRESSURE WASHER 2500 PSI, good condition, $350., (650)926-9841 RADIAL ARM SAW -10 inches old style heavy duty Black & Decker $99., Bruce (650)464-6493 SPEEDAIR AIR COMPRESSOR - 4 gallon stack tank air compressor $100., (650)591-4710 TABLE SAW 10", very good condition $85. (650) 787-8219

310 Misc. For Sale

BOOK "LIFETIME" (408)249-3858 WW1 $12.,

311 Musical Instruments

KIDS GUITAR for 6 years and Up $40, call (650)375-1550 PALATINO CLARINET with case, like new, $100. (650)591-4710 PIANO VINTAGE - Upright, Davis & Sons, just tuned, $600., (650)678-9007 SPANISH GUITAR 6 strings good condition $80. Call (650)375-1550. VIOLIN FOR beginner comes with music stand asking $79.SOLD!

END TABLE marble top with drawer with matching table $70/all. (650)520-0619 END TABLE solid marble white top with drawer $55. (650)308-6381 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER - Oak wood, great condition, glass doors, fits large TV, 2 drawers, shelves , $100/obo. (650)261-9681 FILE CABINET - Metal - two drawer light greyish. $20.00 - San Carlos 650-637-8262 - 650-796-8696 FOAM INCLINER for twin bed $40 650-692-1942 FOLDING PICNIC TABLE - 8 x 30 and 7 folding, padded chairs, $80., (650)3640902 FRAMED PICTURE - $20.00 - San Carlos - 650-637-8262 - 650-796-8696 HAND MADE portable jewelry display case wood and see through lid $45. 25 x 20 x 4 inches. 650-592-2648 HOSPITAL BED, new $1,100/OBO. Call 650-595-1931 LIVING ROOM chairs Matching pair high end quality $99/both, (650)593-8880 LOUNGE CHAIRS - 2 new, with cover & plastic carring case & headrest, $35. each, (650)592-7483 MATCHED PAIR, brass/carved wood lamps with matching shades, perfect, only $12.50 each, 650-595-3933 MATTRESS TOPPER chrome full size $15., (650)368-3037 MIRROR -LARGE rectangular - gold frame - a little distressed look 33" x 29" $45.00 - San Carlos - 650-637-8262 650-796-8696 MIRROR/MEDICINE CAB. 3 dr. bevel glass 30X30" $35 (650)342-7933 SOFA- BROWN, Beautiful, New $250 650-207-0897


BOOK NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC NATIONAL AIR MUSEUMS $15 (408)249-3858 BOXES MOVING storage or office assorted sizes 50 cents /each (50 total) 650-347-8061 BRUGMANSIA TREE large growth and in pot, $50., (650)871-7200 CAESAR STONE - Polished gray, smooth cut edges, 26x36x3/4, great piece, $65., (650)347-5104 CEILING FAN multi speed, brown and bronze $45 650-592-2648 DANIELLE STEELE newer books - 1 hardback $3., one paperback $1., SOLD! DOOM (3) computer games $15/each 2 total, (650)367-8949 DUFFEL BAGS - 1 Large Duffel Bag ,1 Xtra Lg. Duffel w Wheels, 1 Leather week-ender Satchel, All 3 at $75., (650)871-7211 ELECTRIC TYPEWRITER Smith Corona $60 650-878-9542 ELECTRONIC TYPEWRITER good condition $50., (650)878-9542 ELVIS PRESLEY $20(650)692-3260 poster book

OFFICE STAND - Can hold Printer - Fax Machine - three shelves below. Medium wood. $25.00 - San Carlos 650-637-8262 - 650-796-8696 ROCKING CHAIR - Traditional, full size Rocking chair. Excellent condition $100., (650)504-3621 SMALL TV STAND on rollers two shelves - medium tone - $20.00 San Carlo 650-637-8262 - 650-796-8696 SOFA (LIVING room) Large, beige. You pick up $45 obo. 650-692-1942 STEREO CABINET walnut w/3 black shelves 16x 22x42. $35, 650-341-5347 STORAGE TABLE light brown lots of storage good condition $45. (650)867-2720 TV STAND with shelves $20. SOLD! TV STAND with shelves $20. SOLD! TWO BAR STOOLS, with back rests foot rests and swivels. $25 each. (650)3478061. TWO MATCHING PILLARS - different heights - to display statues, etc. $35.00 San Carlos 650-637-8262 650-796-8696 WOOD ROCKING Chair $25 (650)2747381

312 Pets & Animals

BIRD CAGE 14x14x8 ecellent condition $25 Daly City, (650)755-9833 SHIH TZU 1 year old. $350/obo (650)878-2730 All shots,

315 Wanted to Buy GO GREEN! We Buy GOLD You Get The $ Green $
Millbrae Jewelers Est. 1957 400 Broadway - Millbrae

307 Jewelry & Clothing

49ER'S JACKET (650)871-7200 Adult size $50.

LADIES BRACELET, Murano glass. Various shades of red and blue $100 Daly City, no return calls. (650)991-2353 LADIES GOLD Lame' elbow lengthgloves sz 7.5 $15 New. (650)868-0436


308 Tools
BATTERY CHARGER 40 amp needs work FREE! (650)274-7381 CAST IRON Pipe cutter 43 inch $75 650-720-1276 CHAIN HOIST 2 ton $25. (650)274-7381 CIRCULAR SAW, Craftsman-brand, 10, 4 long x 20 wide. Comes w/ stand - $70. (650)678-1018 CRAFTSMAN 3/4 horse power 3,450 RPM $60 (650)347-5373

GAME "BEAT THE EXPERTS" never used $8., (408)249-3858 GEORGE FOREMAN Grill good condition $15. 650-592-3327 GM CODE reader '82-'95 $20 650-583-5208 JANET EVANOVICH (4) hardback books $3/each (8) paperback books $1/each 650-341-1861 KITCHEN HOOD - Black, under mount, 3 diff. fan speeds, $95., (650)315-4465 LARGE BOWL - Hand painted and signed. Shaped like a goose. Blue and white $45 (650)592-2648 MACINTOSH COMPUTER complete with monitor, works perfectly, only $99, 650-595-3933 MANUAL WHEEL CHAIRS (2) $75.00 EACH 650-343-1826 MEN'S ASHTON and Hayes leather briefcase new. Burgundy color. $95 obo, (650)343-4461 NEW LIVING Yoga Tape for Beginners $8. 650-578-8306 NICHOLAS SPARKS Hardback Books 2 @ $3.00 each. (650)341-1861

316 Clothes
49ER SWEATSHIRT with hood size 8 extra large $100 obo. (650)346-9992 BLACK Leather pants Mrs. size made in France size 40 $99. (650)558-1975 BLACK LEATHER tap shoes 9M great condition $99. (650)558-1975 BOOTS - purple leather, size 8, ankle length, $50.obo, (650)592-9141 DENIM JACKETS Ladies (2) Small/Medium, like new, $15/each, (650)577-0604

306 Housewares
"PRINCESS HOUSE decorator urn "Vase" cream with blue flower 13 inch H $25., (650)868-0436

309 Office Equipment

CALCULATOR - (2) heavy duty, tape Casio & Sharp, $30/ea, (650)344-8549

310 Misc. For Sale 610 Crossword Puzzle 610 Crossword Puzzle 610 Crossword Puzzle
(15) GEORGE Magazines all intact $50/all OBO. (650)574-3229, Foster City 10 PLANTS (assorted) for $3.00 each, (650)349-6059 13 PIECE paint and pad set for home use $25., (650)589-2893 4 IN 1 stero unit. CD player broken. $20 650-834-4926 5 NEEDLEPOINT sets still in package $10/each, (650)592-2648 7 UNDERBED STORAGE BINS - Vinyl with metal frame, 42 X 18 X 6, zipper closure, $10. ea., (650)364-0902 9 CARRY-ON bags (assorted) - extra large, good condition, $10. each obo, (650)349-6059 ADVENTURE & Mystery hard cover Books current authors (30) $2/each 650-364-7777 AMERICAN HERITAGE books 107 Volumes Dec.'54-March '81 $99/all (650)345-5502 ANGEL WITH lights 12 inches High $12. (650)368-3037 APPLE STYLEWRITER printer only $20, 650-595-3933 ART BOOKS hard Cover, full color (10) Norman Rockwell and others $10 each 650-364-7777 ARTIFICIAL FICUS Tree 6 ft. life like, full branches. in basket $55. (650)269-3712 BARBARA TAYLOR BRADFORD hardback books. 4 at $3.00 each or all for $10., Call (650)341-1861 BARBIE BEACH vacation & Barbie princess bride computer games $15 each, (650)367-8949 BATMAN AND James Bond Hard cover and paperback 10 inch x 12 inch $7.50 each SOLD! BBQ SMOKER BBQ Grill, LP Coleman, Alaskan Cookin Machine, cost $140 sell $75. 650-344-8549 BBQ SMOKER, w/propane tank, wheels, shelf, sears model $86 650-344-8549 BEADS - Glass beads for jewelry making, $75. all, (650)676-0732

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Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle

Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis
ACROSS 1 Beat to a pulp 5 Dapper Dans 9 Very cold 14 Mental block buster 15 Guinness who played Obi-Wan 16 Memorable mission 17 *Sydneys locale, familiarly 19 Bantu-speaking South Africans 20 Aint right? 21 *Man, according to a longtime Desmond Morris bestseller 23 WWII bond designation 26 Mental block buster 27 Spoiled-rotten kids 29 Doggone 33 *Bluntly 37 Sun Devils sch. 38 Work like a dog 39 Clumsy dummy 40 Iditarod racer 41 Im with ya 42 *Skip-over-ads button 46 Like porn 48 Very strange 49 Skyline-blurring phenomenon 51 One begins parallel parking in it 55 *Hosting squad 59 Lucys landlady 60 It was you, in a Verdi aria 61 Overachievers, and a hint to a word that can precede both words of the starred answers 64 Odom of the Lakers 65 Pianist Gilels 66 Case for notions 67 Annapolis frosh 68 Smelling awful 69 Look __, Im Sandra Dee: Grease song DOWN 1 Big name in muffler replacement 2 Love to bits 3 Runoff collector 4 Memorable Alps crosser 5 Bleacher creature 6 Stale 7 Rounded hammer part 8 Get outta here! 9 Feasts ones eyes on 10 Gave the slip 11 Tra-__ 12 No need to wake me 13 Two caplets, say 18 Wombs 22 Twisty-horned antelope 24 Droop 25 Cultural credo 28 Hillarys department 30 Big shindig 31 Web browser 32 Emmy-winning newsman Roger 33 River of Hades 34 Take to the road, as a rock band 35 Philbin co-host 36 Im gonna make him an __ he cant refuse 40 Popular Dixie drink 42 Main movie 43 Wood-shaping tool 44 Rock in a seam 45 Transfix 47 What a treater picks up 50 Gung-ho 52 Suave Butler 53 Red Cross supply 54 Bordens spokescow 55 SOS! 56 Like some vaccines 57 Play charades 58 NYC gallery 62 Bathtub booze 63 Benevolent fellow

GENUINE OAKELY Sunglasses, M frame and Plutonite lenses with drawstring bag, $65 650-595-3933 JACKET (LARGE) Pants (small) black Velvet good cond. $25/all (650)589-2893 LADIES DOWN jacket light yellow with dark brown lining $35. (650)868-0436 LADIES JACKET size 3x 70% wool 30% nylon never worn $50 650-592-2648 LADIES ROYAL blue rain coat with zippered flannel plaid liner size 12 RWC $15. (650)868-0436 LADIES SHOES- size 5, $10., (650)756-6778 LANE BRYANT assorted clothing. Sizes 2x-3x. 22-23, $10-$20. ea., brand new with tags. (650)290-1960 LARGE MEXICAN (650)364-0902 sombrero, $40., Brown.

PACHIRA PLANT 3ft. H. (Money plant) with decorative Pot $30. (650)592-2648 PERSIAN KLIN CARPET - 66x39, pink and burgandy, good condition, $90., (650)867-2720 PICTORIAL WORLD $80/all (650)345-5502 History Books

RUBBER STAMPS 30 Pieces Christmas, Halloween and Easter images, $50/all 650-588-1189 SPINNING WHEEL with bobins $35 (650)274-7381 SPORTS BOOKS, Full of Facts, All Sports, Beautiful Collection 5 Volumes, $25. 650 871-7211 STUART WOODS Hardback Books 2 @ $3.00 each. (650)341-1861 SUITCASE - Atlantic. 27 " expandable. rolling wheels. Navy. Like new. $ 45., (650)364-5319 TEA CHEST from Bombay store $35 perfect condition 650-867-2720 TRIPOD SEARS 8465 aluminum photo tripod plus bag $25. 650-204-0587 VERIZON CAR charger, still in sealed factory package, $10, 650-595-3933 VIDEO CENTER 38 inches H 21 inches W still in box $45., (408)249-3858 WHITE MARBLE piece - all natural stone, polished face, smooth edges, 21 x 41 x 3/4 thick, $75., SOLD


MANS SUEDE-LIKE jacket, New, XXLg. $25. 650 871-7211 MEN'S SHOES (650)756-6778

- New, size 10, $10.,

MEN'S SUIT almost new $25. 650-573-6981 MENS SLACKS - 8 pairs, $50., Size 36/32, (408)420-5646 MOTORCYCLE JACKET black leather Size 42, $60.obo, (650)290-1960

NANCY'S TAILORING & BOUTIQUE Custom Made & Alterations 889 Laurel Street San Carlos, CA 94070 650-622-9439
NEW BROWN LEATHER JACKET- XL $25., 650-364-0902


311 Musical Instruments

2 ORGANS, antique tramp, $500 for both. (650)342-4537 BALDWIN C-630 ORGAN. Very clean $30., (650)872-6767

317 Building Materials 315 Wanted to Buy 315 Wanted to Buy

CORRIGATED DRAINAGE pipe perforated, 4 in. X 100 ft., Good as new $35., SOLD! WHEELBARROW - like new, $40., SOLD WHITE STORM/SCREEN door. Size is 35 1/4" x 79 1/4". Asking $75.00. Call (650)341-1861

318 Sports Equipment

"EVERLAST FOR HER" Machine to help lose weight $40., (650)368-3037 13 ASSORTED GOLF CLUBS- Good Quality $3.50 each. Call (650) 349-6059. 2 GOLF CLUBS - Ladies, right handed, putter & driver $5/each (650)755-8238 BASKETBALL RIM, net & backboard $35/all 650-345-7132 Leave message. GOLF BALLS (325) $65 (650)341-5347 HALEX ELECTRONIC Dart board, with darts, great cond. $35. (650)591-4710

By Nancy Salomon (c)2011 Tribune Media Services, Inc.


MORRELL TODD Richards 75 Snowboard (Good Condition) with Burton Boots (size 6 1/2) - $50. 650-766-9553


318 Sports Equipment
NORDIC TRACK ski machine '91. No electronics, good condition $50 OBO 650-583-5182

Tuesday Aug 30, 2011

380 Real Estate Services HOMES & PROPERTIES
The San Mateo Daily Journals weekly Real Estate Section. Look for it every Friday and Weekend to find information on fine homes and properties throughout the local area.


620 Automobiles Dont lose money on a trade-in or consignment! Sell your vehicle in the Daily Journals Auto Classifieds. Just $3 per day. Reach 82,500 drivers from South SF to Palo Alto
Call (650)344-5200

625 Classic Cars

PLYMOUTH 72 CUDA - Runs and drives good, needs body, interior and paint, $12k obo, serious inquiries only. (650)873-8623 PLYMOUTH 87 Reliant, Immaculate in/out, Runs Great, Garaged. MUST SEE. Jim $2,250 (510) 489-8687

670 Auto Service


670 Auto Parts

TRUCK RADIATOR - fits older Ford, never used, $100., (650)504-3621

322 Garage Sales

& Paint Expert Body and Paint Personalized Service

411 Woodside Road, Redwood City 650-280-3119


672 Auto Stereos


Closed for the Month of August Reopening Saturday 9/10 Thanks for your support- See you after Labor Day Episcopal Church 1 South El Camino Real San Mateo 94401

630 Trucks & SUVs

FORD 05 350 Super Duty, 4x4 Crewcab, fully loaded, 125K miles, $23,500., (650)281-4750 or (650)492-0184


We Sell, Install and Repair All Brands of Car Stereos
iPod & iPhone Wired to Any Car for Music Quieter Car Ride Sound Proof Your Car 31 Years Experience


635 Vans
NISSAN 01 Quest - GLE, leather seats, sun roof, TV/DVR equipment. Looks new, $15,500. (650)219-6008


A Full Service Auto Repair Facility


Make money, make room!

640 Motorcycles/Scooters
BMW 03 F650 GS, $3899 OBO. Call 650-995-0003 HARLEY DAVIDSON 83 Shovelhead special construction, 1340 ccs, Awesome!, $5,950/obo. Rob (415)602-4535.

760 El Camino Real San Carlos (650)593-8085

List your upcoming garage sale, moving sale, estate sale, yard sale, rummage sale, clearance sale, or whatever sale you have... in the Daily Journal. Reach over 82,500 readers from South San Francisco to Palo Alto. in your local newspaper. Call (650)344-5200


Dont hold it or Trade it in,

EZ Transfer. We come to you. I buy cars. For Phone Quotes Call Kal (650)804-8073
INFINITI 94 Q45 - Service records included. Black, Garaged, $5,500 obo, (650)740-1743 MERCEDES 03 C230K Coupe - 52K miles, $12,000 for more info call (650)344-9117 MERCEDES 05 C-230 66k mi. Sliver, 1 owner, excellent condition, $14,000 obo (650)799-1033 MERCEDES 06 C230 - 6 cylinder, navy blue, 60K miles, 2 year warranty, $18,000, (650)455-7461 MERCEDES BENZ 04 E320 - Excellent condition, leather interior, navigation, 77K mi., $14,500 obo, (650)574-1198

INTERIOR & UPHOLSTRY 2011 Burlingame Cars in the Park

Awarded #1

2001 Middlefield Road Redwood City (650)299-9991

645 Boats
PLEASURE 73 Boat, 15ft. 50 horsepower, mercury $1,300. (650)368-2170 PROSPORT 97 - 17 ft. CC 80 Yamaha Pacific, loaded, like new, $9,500 or trade, (650)583-7946.

1803 El Camino Real San Carlos

California Auto

440 Apartments
BELMONT - prime, quiet location, view, 1 bedroom $1395, 2 bedrooms $1650. New carpets, new granite counters, dishwasher, balcony, covered carports, storage, pool, no pets. (650) 592-1271 REDWOOD CITY- 1 bedroom, close to downtown, $ plus $600 Rented! REDWOOD CITYStudio, close to downtown, $895/mo plus $600 deposit, Rented!

650 592 7947


680 Autos Wanted Dont lose money on a trade-in or consignment! Sell your vehicle in the Daily Journals Auto Classifieds. Just $3 per day. Reach 82,500 drivers from South SF to Palo Alto
Call (650)344-5200

655 Trailers
PROWLER 01 Toy carrier, 25 ft., fully self contained, $5k OBO, Trade (650)589-8765 will deliver ROYAL 86 International 5th wheel 1 pullout 40ft. originally $12K reduced $10,900. Excelent condition. (408)807-6529

335 Rugs
WOOL AREA RUG - Multi-green colors, 5 X 7, $65. obo, (650)290-1960

Call omar for quotes 670 Auto Parts

335 Garden Equipment

(2) GALVANIZED planter with boxed liners 94 x 10 x 9 $20/all, (415)346-6038 (30) BAMBOO poles 6 to 8 Ft $15/all, (415)346-6038 FLOWER POTS many size (50 pieces) $15/all, (415)346-6038 PLANTS ASSORTED $5/each obo (10 total), (650)218-8852 POTTED PLANTS (7) $5/each 650-207-0897

445 Multi-Plexes for Rent

FOSTER CITY, Duplex, 3bed/2bath, 2 car garage, fireplace, backyard and bounus room. 2650 per month. Available Immeduately (650)888-1964


WE FIX CARS Quailty Work-Value Price Ready to help

2 SNOW/CABLE chains good condition fits 13-15 inch rims $10/both San Bruno 650-588-1946


Dealership Quality Affordable Prices Complete Auto Service Foreign & Domestic Autos 880 El Camino Real San Carlos 650-598-9288 CADILLAC '97 factory wheels & Tires $100/all. (650)481-5296 CAMPER/TRAILER/TRUCK OUTSIDE backup mirror 8 diameter fixture. $30. 650-588-1946 CARGO COVER, (black) for Acura MDX $75. 415-516-7060 CHEVY TRANSMISSION 4L60E Semi used $800. (650)921-1033 FORD 73 Maverick/Mercury GT Comet, Drive Train 302 V8, C4 Auto Trans. Complete, needs assembly, includes radiator and drive line, call for details, $1250., (650)726-9733. HEAVY DUTY jack stand for camper or SUV $15. (650)949-2134 HONDA CIVIC FRONT SEAT Gray Color. Excellent Condition $90. San Bruno. 415-999-4947

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


Call 650-595-DEAL (3325) Or Stop By Our Lot 1659 El Camino Real San Carols

call (650) 345-0101 254 E. Hillsdale Blvd. San Mateo

Corner of Saratoga Ave.

DONATE YOUR CAR Tax Deduction, We do the Paperwork, Free Pickup, Running or Not - in most cases. Help yourself and the Polly Klaas Foundation. Call (800)380-5257. Wanted 62-75 Chevrolets Novas, running or not Parts collection etc. So clean out that garage Give me a call Joe 650 342-2483

Room For Rent

Travel Inn, San Carlos

379 Open Houses

$49 daily + tax $294-$322 weekly + tax

Clean Quiet Convenient Cable TV, WiFi & Private Bathroom Microwave and Refrigerator 950 El Camino Real San Carlos

625 Classic Cars

DATSUN 72 - 240Z with Chevy 350, automatic, custom, $5800 or trade. (650)588-9196 FORD 29 Convertible 350 Chevy, Automatic. $23,000. (650)344-6367, (650) 270-3403. FORD 36 SEDAN Chevy 350 Automatic new brakes and new tires. $21K obo.(650)583-5956 MERCURY 67 Cougar XR7 - runs better than new. Needs Body Paint $7,500 (408)596-1112 NISSAN 87 Centura - Two door, manual, stick shift, 150K miles. Clean title, good body, $1,250., (415)505-3908

Repair Restore Sales
Mercedes-Benz Specialists


List your Open House in the Daily Journal. Reach over 82,500 potential home buyers & renters a day, from South San Francisco to Palo Alto. in your local newspaper. Call (650)344-5200

(650) 593-3136
Mention Daily Journal

2165 Palm Ave. San Mateo

MERCEDES BENZ REPAIR Diagnosis, Repair, Maintenance. All MBZ Models Elliott Dan Mercedes Master Certified technician 555 O'Neil Avenue, Belmont 650-593-1300

620 Automobiles
CHEVY '87 Box van rebuilt no title $100. (650)481-5296 CADILAC 93 Brougham 350 Chevy 237k miles, new radials, paint, one owner, 35 mpg. $2,800 OBO (650)481-5296 HONDA 10 ACCORD LX - 4 door sedan, low miles, $19K, (650)573-6981







Concrete, decks, sidings, fence, bricks, roof, gutters, drains.
Lic. # 914544 Bonded & Insured

Cleaning Services

Great Service at a Reasonable Price 16+ Years in Business

Call David: (650)270-9586


Move in/out Steam Carpet Windows & Screens Pressure Washing LICENSED & INSURED
Professional | Reliable | Trustworthy

Construction Contractors

Residential & Commercial Carpentry & Plumbing Remodeling & New Construction Kitchen, Bath, Structural Repairs Additions, Decks, Stairs, Railings Lic#836489, Ins. & Bonded All work guaranteed Call now for a free estimate

De Martini Construction
General Contractor Doors Windows Bathrooms Remodels Custom Carpentry Fences Decks Licensed & Insured CSLB #962715


Cell (650) 307-3948 Fax (650) 692-0802


Tuesday Aug 30, 2011


Hardwood Floors

Hardwood Floors



STANLEY S. Plumbing & Drain

Only $89.00 to Unclog Drain From Cleanout And For All Your Plumbing Needs (650)679-0911 Lic. # 887568

Joe Byrne 650-271-0956 Ofce 650-588-8208 Gutters

Furnaces Water Heater Air Condition

Tree Service

Gutter Cleaning - Leaf Guard Gutter & Roof Repairs Custom Down Spouts Drainage Solutions 10% Senior Discount
CA Lic# 794353/Insured



Handy Help Construction Decks & Fences General Contractor

SAME DAY SERVICE Free estimates Reasonable rates No job too large or small


1091 Industrial Road Suite 185 - San Carlos 10% Off and guaranteed completion for the holidays.


Carpentry, Cabinets, Moulding, Painting, Drywall Repair, Dry Rot, Minor Plumbing & Electrcal & More! Contractors Lic# 931633 Insured


Fences Decks Balconies Boat Docks
25 years experience
Bonded & Insured. Lic #600778

CALL DAVE (650)302-0379

Light moving! Haul Debris! 650-583-6700

Call now 650-631-0330



Marble, Stone & porcelain Kitchens, bathrooms, floors, fireplaces, entryways, decks, tile repair, grout repair Free Estimates Lic.# 955492



Quality, Dependable Handyman Service
General Home Repairs Improvements Routine Maintenance


State License #377047 Licensed Insured Bonded Fences - Gates - Decks Stairs - Retaining Walls 10-year guarantee Quality work w/reasonable prices Call for free estimate (650)571-1500

Mario Cubias (650)784-3079


Window Washing

License Number: 799142

Specializing in Any Size Projects

Painting Electrical Carpentry Dry Rot

What we do: New Construction Additions Kitchen/Bath remodeling Electric & plumbing Painting: exterior/exterior Earthquake retrotting Siding Decks & Stairs Carpentry Windows Concrete work We have payment plans

(650) 580-2566

Fences Decks Arbors Retaining Walls Concrete Work French Drains Concrete Walls Any damaged wood repair Powerwash Driveways Patios Sidewalk Stairs Hauling $25. Hr./Min. 2 hrs.

40 Yrs. Experience Retired Licensed Contractor


Specializing in: Homes, Apts., Storages Professional, friendly, careful. Peninsulas Personal Mover Commercial/Residential
Fully Lic. & Bonded CAL -T190632

Hardwood Floors

Hardwood & Laminate Installation & Repair Refinish High Quality @ Low Prices Call 24/7 for Free Estimate

Call Armando (650) 630-0424

Free Estimates 20 Years Experience


30 INCH white screen door, new $20 leave message 650-341-5364

800-300-3218 408-979-9665
Lic. #794899

Interior & Exterior Free Estimates Quality Work Guaranteed Reasonable Rates


Lic# 857741



for all your electrical needs


Since 1975 Commercial & Residential Excellent References Free Estimates (415)722-9281
Lic #321586




HONEST PROFESSIONAL Top Quality Painting Very Affordable Prices Excellent References Free Written Estimates (650) 200-0655 Lic. 957975

Certified Marvyn installer All types and brands 30 years experience Senior discount available

Lic # 840752 Decks & Fences

Bob 650-619-9984
Lic. #608731 Notices


Lic #733213


Maintenance, New Lawns, Sprinkler Systems, Clean Ups, Fences, Tree Trimming, Concrete work, Brick Work, Pavers, and Retaining Walls.


Haul Any Kind of Junk Residential & Commercial Free Estimates! We recycle almost everything! Go Green!

Specializing in:

Redwood Fences Decks Retaining Walls

Free Estimates
Phone: (650) 345-6583 Cell: (650) 400- 5604

Interior & Exterior Pressure Washing Free Estimates

Lic #514269

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

650-756 0694
NORTH FENCE CO. - Specializing in: Redwood Fences, Decks & Retaining Walls. (650)756-0694. Lic.#733213


and Landscaping Full Service Includes: Also Tree Trimming Free Estimates

Call Joe (650)722-3925

Painting/Waterproofing Drywall Repair/Tape/Texture Power Washing-Decks, Fences No Job Too Big or Small
Lic.# 896174


Call Mike the Painter




Tuesday Aug 30, 2011



Attorneys Divorce Food SIXTEEN MILE HOUSE
Millbraes Finest Dining Restaurant

Needlepoint! Fiesta Shopping Center
747 Bermuda Dr., San Mateo

Health & Medical

We Buy Gold! Bring your old gold in and redesign to something new or cash it in!
Watch Battery Replacement $9.00 Most Watches. Must present ad.

SHARED EXECUTIVE SPACE Extra Large office conveniently located in Mountain View. Gorgeous custom finishes throughout. Includes a separate secretarial station plus many more amenities.The space is shared with two attorneys $2,000/month.

Huge credit card debt? Job loss? Foreclosure? Medical bills?

Come Sing Karaoke Sat. Night 9 pm-12 am

Closed Mondays!

MEDICAL SPA 31 S. El Camino Real Millbrae


Call for a free consultation (650)363-2600 This law firm is a debt relief agency


Low-cost non-attorney service for Uncontested Divorce. Caring and experienced staff will prepare and le your forms at the court.
Registered and Bonded

448 Broadway (650)697-6118

Jewelry & Watch Repair 2323 Broadway Redwood City

Know your rights.
Free consultation Serving the entire Bay Area Law Offices of Timothy J. Kodani Since 1985

Irish Pub & Restaurant Live Music - Karaoke Outdoor Patio

STOP SMOKING IN ONE HOUR Hypnosis Makes it Easy Guaranteed Call now for an appointment or consultation 888-659-7766


Pet Services Legal Services LEGAL DOCUMENTS

Affordable non-attorney document preparation service Registered & Bonded Divorces, Living Trusts, Corporations, Notary Public

1-800-LAW-WISE (1-800-529-9473) Beauty

Se habla Espaol

1410 Old County Road Belmont 650-592-5923


All natural, byproduct free pet foods! Home Delivery

The Bay Areas very best Since 1972

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


Real Estate Loans
We Fund Bank Turndowns!
Direct Private Lender Homes Mixed-Use Commercial Based primarily on equity FICO Credit Score Not a Factor PURCHASE, REFINANCE, INVESTOR, & REO FINANCING Investors welcome Loan servicing since 1979



Facials, Waxing, Fitness Body Fat Reduction Pure Organic Facial $48. 1 Hillcrest Blvd, Millbrae (650)697-6868
We are not a law rm. We can only provide self help services at your specic direction.

Crowne Plaza
1221 Chess Dr., Hwy. 92 at Foster City Blvd. Exit Foster City

FREE Consultation for Laser Treatment

Food GODFATHERS Burger Lounge

Gourmet American meets the European elegance ....have you experienced it yet? Reservations & take out


Dr. Richard Woo, DPM 400 S. El Camino Real San Mateo


THAI TIME Restaurant & Bar

Join us for our Daily Lunch Specials
1240 El Camino Real San Carlos (650)596-8400

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Let the beautiful you be reborn at PerfectMe by Laser

A fantastic body contouring spa featuring treatments with Zerona, VelaShape II and VASERShape. Sessions range from $100$150 with our exclusive membership! To find out more and make an appointment call (650)375-8884

(650) 637-9257
1500 El Camino Real Belmont, CA 94002

Every Time
1250 El Camino Real -- Belmont 945 El Camino Real -South San Francisco 15 24th Avenue -- San Mateo 1222 Broadway -- Burlingame

Wachter Investments, Inc. Real Estate Broker #746683 Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System ID #348268 CA Dept. of Real Estate


Join us for Happy Hour $3. Pints M-F, 4-6 pm



14 large screen HD TVs Full Bar & Restaurant

Steelhead Brewing Co. 333 California Dr. Burlingame (650)344-6050

1819 El Camino, in Burlingame Plaza


Real Estate Services


BARRETT INSURANCE Eric L. Barrett, CLU, RHU, REBC, CLTC, LUTCF President Barrett Insurance Services (650)513-5690 CA. Insurance License #0737226

Massage Therapy


Grand Opening

$48 per Hour
New Customers Only Open 7 days, 10 am -10 pm 633 Veterans Blvd., #C Redwood City

Representing buyers and sellers! Call or Email Larry, RE Professional

Lic #01407651

401 E. 3rd Ave. @ S. Railroad
San Mateo 94401

World Training Center
Martial Arts & Tae Bo Training


Early Bird Special Prime Rib Complete Dinner Mon-Thu
1699 Old Bayshore Blvd. Burlingame
731 Kains Ave, San Bruno



A FREE Senior Housing Referral Service
Assisted Living. Memory. Residential Homes. Dedicated to helping seniors and families find the right supportive Home.



CA insurance lic. 0561021


$50 for 1 hour $5 off for Grand Opening!

Angel Spa
667 El Camino Real, Redwood City

Bedroom Express
Where Dreams Begin
2833 El Camino Real San Mateo - (650)458-8881 184 El Camino Real So. S. Francisco -(650)583-2221



Dental Services


7 days a week, 9:30am-9:30pm

KUPFER JEWELRY We Buy Coins, Jewelry, Watches, Platinum, & Diamonds.

Expert fine watch & jewelry repair. Deal with experts. 1211 Burlingame Ave. Burlingame


A Better Smile New Clients Welcome


OPEN EVERYDAY 6:30AM-3PM Bagels,Santa Cruz Coffee, Sandwiches, Wifi, Kids Corner Easy Parking

119 Park Blvd. Millbrae -- El Camino Open 10 am-9:30 pm Daily

24-hour Assisted Living Care located in Burlingame

Health & Medical

Dr. Nanjapa DDS (650) 477-6920

Center for Dental Medicine Bradley L. Parker DDS
750 Kains Avenue, San Bruno 650-588-4255 ------------------

680 E. 3rd Ave & Delaware

Grand Opening! $10. Off 1-Hour Session!


Mills Estate Villa & Burlingame Villa

- Short Term Stays - Dementia & Alzheimers Care - Hospice Care



Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 1050 Admiral Ct., #A San Bruno

(650)212-1000 (415)730-5795
Blurry Vision? Eye Infections? Cataracts? For all your eyecare needs.

1482 Laurel St. San Carlos

(Behind Trader Joes) Open 7 Days/Week, 10am-10pm

(650) 347-7007

Lic.#4105088251/ 415600633

(650)508-8758 Video Video

Call Now To Get Your Free Initial Implant Consultation


General Dentistry for Adults & Children

DR. ANNA P. LIVIZ, DDS 324 N. San Mateo Drive, #2 San Mateo 94401


Breakfast Lunch Dinner Senior Meals, Kids Menu


1720 El Camino Real #225 Burlingame 94010

(650) 697-3200

1845 El Camino Real Burlingame


--------------------------------------------------(Combine Coupons & Save!).


$69 Exam/Cleaning
(Reg. $189.)

Chinese Restraunt & Lounge We Serve Dim Sum

$69 Exam/FMX
(Reg. $228.)
New Patients without Insurance Price + Terms of offer are subject to change without notice.

of Diseases and Disorders of the Eye Dr. Andrew C Soss O.D., F.A.A.O. 1159 Broadway Burlingame (650)579-7774

1107 Howard Ave. Burlingame






2608 S. El Camino Real & 25th Ave., San Mateo

$30.00/Hr Foot Massage $50.00/Hr Full Body Massage


Tuesday Aug 30, 2011


Family owned since 1963 Millbrae Business of the Year

Sell Locally
We make loans
Instant Cash for stant

Cash 4 Gold

Jewelry & Diamonds

Instant Cash for

on Jewelry & Coins Every Day We Are

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To Our Customers: Numis International Inc. is a second generation, local & family owned business here in Millbrae since 1963. Our top priority remains the complete satisfaction of our customers.

Bullion Buy & Sell

Gold, Silver, & Platinum

Paying More than

Hotel Buyers
Instant Cash for


Gold CoinsNEW USED

$1.00 .......... $100 & Up............................. $150 to $7,500 $2.50 .......... $175 & Up............................. $200 to $5,000 $3.00 .......... $350 & Up........................... $1000 to $7,500 $5.00 .......... $375 & Up............................. $400 to $8,000 $10.00 ........ $750 & Up........................... $800 to $10,000 $20.00 ...... $1500 & Up......................... $1600 to $10,000

Instant Cash for

U.S. Silver Coins

We buy all coins for their collector value.
Dimes ..................... $2.20 & up ..................................... $$ Quarter .................... $5.50 & up .................................... $$ Halves................... $11.00 & up .................................... $$ Dollars .................. $25.00 & up ..................................... $$

Foreign Coins
Paying more for proof coins!
Note: We also buy foreign gold coins. All prices are subject to market uctuation We especially need large quantities of old silver dollars paying more for rare dates! Do not clean coins. Note: We also buy foreign silver coins. All prices are subject to market uctuation.

301 Broadway, Millbrae (650) 697-6570 Monday - Friday 9am-6pm Saturday 9am-2pm