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‘MONSTERS’ NOT

ALL THAT SCARY


PLOT THWARTED
TERRORIST ATTACKS AIMED AT THE UNITED STATES
FROM YEMEN CAUGHT
TEXAS NOT
GIVING UP
WEEKEND JOURNAL PAGE 19 WORLD PAGE 32 SPORTS PAGE 11

Weekend • Oct. 30-31, 2010 • Vol XI, Edition 64 www.smdailyjournal.com

Taxes now a concern for San Bruno fire victims


By Heather Murtagh changes. other method of relieving stress. together representatives from busi- companies. Without clear answers,
Inside
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF “There needs to “It’s not just happening here. It’s nesses and nonprofit and govern- Speier pledged to meet with the
be a clear provi- happening with the BP oil spill in ment agencies working to resolve director of the Internal Revenue
Questions about tax rules for sion in the law for the gulf area. … These payments issues stemming from the Sept. 9 Service to make a change.
money given by PG&E to cover dis- circumstances like are to put their lives back together. explosion. The closed Glenview The meeting brought together
placement and rebuilding costs for this,” she said after The federal government should not neighborhood is now clear, but not representatives from the city,
Another fire questioning why be taxing it.” yet open. As residents begin to National Transportation Safety
those directly affected by the Sept. 9 scam suspect
San Bruno explosion and fire are people aren’t free Speier, D-San Mateo, partnered rebuild their lives, there are many Board, IRS, PG&E, Red Cross, San
in court
starting to arise and U.S. Rep. to use money given with San Bruno for a town hall questions about being taxed for pay- Mateo County assessor’s and envi-
See page 5 by PG&E for a
Jackie Speier pledged she would meeting Friday evening at St. ments received — from both Pacific
find answers and work for necessary vacation or some Robert’s Catholic Church to bring Gas and Electric and insurance See QUESTIONS Page 23

Teacher
contract
reached
By Heather Murtagh
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF

No raises and a drop in health care benefits are part of a


two-year tentative agreement between teachers and the San
Mateo Union High School District, ending
months of intense negotiations.
Teachers and the district reached
impasse this summer on contract negotia-
tions for the recently-ended school year
with health benefits as a main issue. In
June, the Board of Trustees adopted a
budget anticipating no salary increases
and a 2 percent increase in health care
benefit contributions from the district. The Craig Childress
two-year tentative agreement, ratified by
DIANA CLOCK/DAILY JOURNAL
Erin Lucien and his daughter Christina operate their homemade papier-mache dragon,which puffs smoke,lights up,moves its head See CONTRACT, Page 31
and makes noises.Lucien,who crafted the dragon over the past three months,plans to make it an annual Halloween tradition.

Your friendly,neighborhood dragon Loan temporarily saves


Redwood City man constructs large-scale Halloween display low-income child care
By Heather Murtagh Governor’s line item veto had
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF

Pay no attention to the man on the


Spooky places of the Peninsula direct impact on local families
By Heather Murtagh
porch. By Michelle Durand Those seeking some Halloween
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF thrills and chills in San Mateo County DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
He’s not moving that massive purple
dragon with the glowing red eyes and may do well to start on the coast with a
Colma may be home to many of the legend so well known and eerie it mer- More than 200 families with child care
wings. The smoke and snorting noises needs will continue to receive subsidized
coming from the enormous giant’s Peninsula’s cemeteries but any ghost its a strong drink to calm the nerves.
stories there are being taken to the The Blue Lady of the Moss Beach help through January because of a one-
mouth are not under his control. time loan granted by the First 5 San Mateo
Well, maybe they are. But this large grave. Distillery was recreated for the world
Instead, local haunts where things go on the television series “Unsolved County Commission — which may never
Halloween monster, attached to the roof
bump in the night and residents swear Mysteries” but is common lore for those be repaid.
of 1168 Cleveland St. in Redwood City, in these parts. According to the distill-
doesn’t mean trick or treaters harm. It is by spooky sightings are a tad more Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger cut the Arnold
mundane. ery, the lady is the ghost of a beautiful, CalWORKS Stage 3 child-care funding as Schwarzenegger
a scary welcome — one that came to
A distillery. A store. The courthouse? See SPOOKY, Page 18
See DRAGON, Page 31 See LOAN, Page 18
2 Weekend • Oct. 30-31, 2010 FOR THE RECORD THE DAILY JOURNAL

Quote of the Day Snapshot Inside


“Regardless of the Tough room
legal outcome of this case, Whitman met
the governor’s cruel and heartless by rowdy crowd
veto has caused tremendous pain at campaign stop
and uncertainty for working families See page 5
who are struggling to make ends meet.”
— Superintendent Jack O’Connell
“Teacher contract reached,” see page 1

Local Weather Forecast Wall Street


Saturday: Mostly cloudy in the morning Stocks edge
then becoming partly cloudy. Scattered up to close
showers in the morning...Then isolated strong October
showers in the afternoon. Highs around 60.
South winds 10 to 20 mph. See page 10
Saturday night: Partly cloudy. Lows near
50. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. South winds 5 PETER MOOTZ/DAILY JOURNAL
to 10 mph. A male was struck and killed by a southbound train in Belmont Friday afternoon,
Sunday night: Partly cloudy. Lows near 50. West winds causing widespread delays on the system,a Caltrain spokeswoman said.
around 5 mph in the evening...Becoming light.

Lotto This Day in History Thought for the Day


The radio play “The War of the Worlds,” “When love is not madness, it is not love.” — Pedro Calderon
Oct. 27 Super Lotto Plus
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9 9 0 9 1938 starring Orson Welles, aired on CBS.
(The live drama, which employed fake
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listeners who thought the portrayal of a
de la Barca, Spanish dramatist (1600-1681).

Oct. 29 Mega Millions Daily three midday Martian invasion was real.) Birthdays
4 19 26 28 39 14 8 8 1 In 1735, the second president of the United States, John
Mega number Adams, was born in Braintree, Mass.
Daily three evening
Fantasy Five In 1885, poet Ezra Pound was born in Hailey, Idaho.
7 2 9 In 1893, the U.S. Senate gave final congressional approval to
3 7 14 29 32 repealing the Sherman Silver Purchase Act of 1890.
In 1944, the Martha Graham ballet “Appalachian Spring,” with
The Daily Derby Whirl Win, No. 6, in first place; music by Aaron Copland, premiered at the Library of Congress
Eureka, No. 7, in second place; and Gold Rush, in Washington, D.C., with Graham in a leading role.
No.1,in third place.The race time was clocked at In 1945, the U.S. government announced the end of shoe
1:43.02. rationing, effective at midnight. Actor Henry Comedian Ben Singer Kassidy
In 1961, the Soviet Union tested a hydrogen bomb, the “Tsar Winkler is 65. Bailey is 40. Osborn is 34.
State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6 Bomba,” with a force estimated at about 50 megatons. The Actor Dick Gautier is 73. Movie director Claude Lelouch is
Nation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6,8 Soviet Party Congress unanimously approved a resolution 73. Rock singer Grace Slick is 71. Songwriter Eddie Holland
Opinion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 ordering the removal of Josef Stalin’s body from Lenin’s tomb. is 71. Actor Ed Lauter is 70. Rhythm-and-blues singer Otis
Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 In 1974, Muhammad Ali knocked out George Foreman in the Williams (The Temptations) is 69. Rock musician Chris Slade
Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-17 eighth round of a 15-round bout in Kinshasa, Zaire, known as (Asia) is 64. Country/rock musician Timothy B. Schmit (The
Weekend Journal. . . . . . . . . . . . . 19-23 the “Rumble in the Jungle” to regain his world heavyweight Eagles) is 63. Actor Leon Rippy is 61. Actor Harry Hamlin is
Comics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 title. 59. Actor Charles Martin Smith is 57. Country singer T.
Classifieds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25-31 In 1979, President Jimmy Carter announced his choice of fed- Graham Brown is 56. Actor Kevin Pollak is 53. Actor Michael
World. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8,32 eral appeals judge Shirley Hufstedler to head the newly creat- Beach is 47. Rock singer-musician Gavin Rossdale (Bush) is
ed Department of Education. 43. Actor Jack Plotnick is 42. Actress Nia Long is 40. Actor
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Publisher Editor in Chief Solidarity priest Father Jerzy Popieluszko, whose death was Shaun Sipos is 29. Actor Tequan Richmond (“Everybody
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800 S. Claremont St., Ste. 210, San Mateo, Ca. 94402 *** ***
A full moon rarely occurs on Halloween. Remember using kitchen knives to carve
THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME The next full moon on Oct. 31 will be in pumpkins? Those days are over, thanks to
by Mike Argirion and Jeff Knurek the year 2020. Pumpkin Masters. Patented in 1986, the
Unscramble these four Jumbles,
One in five pets will be dressed up by their *** carving kits include design templates,
one letter to each square,
The 1978 movie “Halloween” is one of saws and pokers. The company got a big
NEW BIBLE Jumble Books Go To: http://www.tyndale.com/jumble/

to form four ordinary words. owners in Halloween costumes this year.


*** the highest grossing independent films publicity and sales boost in 1988, when
RODLE ever made. The low budget film cost
An average of $56.31 per person is spent pumpkins carved with the faces of ABC-
each year on Halloween-related activities. $300,000 to make, and grossed $75 mil- TV announcers were featured during the
©2010 Tribune Media Services, Inc.
All Rights Reserved. *** lion worldwide. The movie launched the Monday Night Football Halloween game.
When the Irish immigrated to America career of actress Jamie Lee Curtis (born ***
WONNK 1958) and inspired the whole genre of
they changed their Halloween custom Celebrity birthdays on Halloween include
somewhat. In Ireland, the tradition was to slasher films.
John Candy (1950-1994), Michael
carve turnips. In America, they found ***
Landon (1936-1991) and Jane Pauley
HARTOX pumpkins plentiful and easier to carve. Candy corn — seems like people either
(born 1950).
*** love it or hate it. No matter how you feel
about it, the treat is available year round, ***
Of all the pumpkins grown and sold in Answer: That line was spoken by Linus
North America, 90 percent become jack- with a name that fits the season. Reindeer
ALFACI corn is available for Christmas, the colors van Pelt in the 1966 Peanuts television
Now arrange the circled letters o’-lanterns. special “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie
to form the surprise answer, as *** are red, green and white. There’s Cupid
suggested by the above cartoon. corn for Valentine’s Day, colored red, pink Brown.” In the show, Linus spends
Chris Stevens of Wisconsin made the Halloween night in a pumpkin patch wait-
Answer here: “ ” Guinness Book of World Records this and white. Pastel-colored Bunny Corn is
for sale at Easter. ing for the Great Pumpkin to come and
(Answers Monday) month by growing the largest pumpkin in give him gifts. Sally, Charlie Brown’s lit-
Jumbles: FLAKE WALTZ GIGOLO FERVID the world. His pumpkin weighed 1,810 ***
Yesterday’s
Answer: The politician claimed to stand for it, but the A cup of candy corn has fewer calories tle sister, impatiently waits with him. The
listener didn’t — FALL FOR IT
pounds, breaking the record over last rest of the gang goes trick-or-treating.
year’s biggest pumpkin by 85 pounds. than a cup of raisins.
*** Everyone gets candy, except for lovable
***
It is illegal to sell a haunted house in the loser Charlie Brown, who only gets rocks.
A pumpkin that weighs 1,000 pounds has
a circumference of about 15 feet. While state of New York without disclosing to
on the vine, a pumpkin that large gains the buyer that it is haunted. The New York
State Appellate Court established the rule Know It All is by Kerry McArdle. It runs in
between 10 to 20 pounds each day. the weekend and Wednesday editions of the
*** in 1990. Daily Journal. Questions? Comments? E-
Do you know who said, “There are three *** mail knowitall@smdailyjournal.com or call
The White House is said to be inhabited 344-5200 x114.
THE DAILY JOURNAL LOCAL Weekend • Oct. 30-31, 2010 3

Remembering and surviving Police reports


Off the plate
By Michelle Durand A license plate was stolen for the second
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF time this year on Second Avenue in
Redwood City before 2:33 p.m. Sunday,
Monica Medrano is a Foster City police offi- Oct. 24.
cer now but yesterday she recalled the traumat-
ic years before reaching that goal and breaking
free from domestic violence.
She remembered being 6 years old, cowering SAN CARLOS
on the floor while her drunk father shot off a
gun in the backyard and wondering if she was Petty theft. A wallet was taken from the front
next. She remembered her father convincing porch of a house on the 900 block of
responding officers her mother was crazy, not Rosewood Avenue before 12:21 p.m. Tuesday,
abused. She remembered threats with butcher Oct. 26.
knives, with warnings not to cry or flee, with Vandalism. A truck was dented on the 2000
emergency dispatchers so familiar with her block of Brittan Avenue before 5:47 p.m.
voice she didn’t have to give a name. And final- Tuesday, Oct. 26.
ly she remembered the day an officer connected Suspicious person. There was a suspicious
her mother with domestic violence counselors, person at the intersection of El Camino Real
offering up shelter and services never available and Brittan Avenue before 1:23 p.m. Monday,
in the 1980s when abuse was left unaddressed. Oct. 25.
On Friday, Medrano refused to be silent dur- Vandalism. Graffiti was found on a fence on
DIANA CLOCK/DAILY JOURNAL
ing a Day of Remembrance in which those who the 1700 block of El Camino Real before 2:56
got out marked their survival and everybody in
Monica Medrano,a survivor of domestic violence,tells her story at the San Mateo County Day
of Remembrance in Redwood City. p.m. Friday, Oct. 1.
attendance honored the 21 victims who couldn’t Fraud. A credit card was stolen from a hotel
escape in the last 10 years. room on the 500 block of Skyway Road before
Melissa Lukin, head of Community Victims remembered, 2000-2010 5:56 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30.
Overcoming Relationship Abuse, said she tries
Luisa Mora Calderon *** Ana Laura Osorio Salazar ***
to figure out how to explain to a 7-year-old that Redwood City,Sept.26,2000 Sarah Vanessa Reyes South San Francisco,June 20, Tessa Germaine Richards REDWOOD CITY
sometimes people who are supposed to like or *** 3 years old, Millbrae, Sept. 2, 2005 13 years old, murdered with
love each other can be abusive. It’s difficult, she Lois Marshall 2003 *** her mother and sister Suspicious circumstances. Two men were
Daly City,Sept.6,2001 *** Salvador Juarez Barragan ***
said. *** South San Francisco,June 20, Fatima Raquel Fernandez
breaking into a vehicle at the intersection of
Emerenciana De Villa Lecaroz
CORA fielded 8,000 calls last year, including Raye Lynn Rapoza Belmont,Oct.28,2003 2005 South San Francisco, Jan. Spring Street and 12th Avenue before 2:09
Moss Beach,Oct.6,2002 *** 2006 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 24.
3,000 crisis calls from law enforcement. *** ***
Sharen Theresa Sulpizio-May Rosa Vargas Gomez ***
Domestic violence is still tinged with shame, Tehani Rapoza Redwood City,July 2,2005 Tamika Mack-Norton Battery. An individual was assaulted at
4 years old, killed with her San Mateo,March 25,2004
meaning these are probably just a quarter of mother ***
*** Daly City,July 22,2006 Hoover Park on Spring Street before 9:34 a.m.
Nicole Marie Richards ***
actual incidents, Lukin said. *** Jose Ernesto Crespin Arita San Mateo,Aug.18,2005 Linda Lomas Sunday, Oct. 24.
Sienna Rapoza Menlo Park,Aug.8,2004 Burglary. The window of a vehicle was
Some of those incidents become well publi- Raye Lynn’s unborn child ***
*** Redwood City,May 21,2007
Alexa Leontine Richards *** smashed on the second level of a parking
cized. The list of 21 fatal victims reads like a *** Olivia Carias 17 years old, murdered with Parima Parineh
Adella Samaniego San Bruno,May 7,2005 her mother Woodside,April 14,2010 garage on Walnut Street before 2:41 a.m.
San Mateo,March 21,2003 ***
See VIGIL, Page 23 Saturday, Oct. 23.
4 Weekend • Oct. 30-31, 2010 FAIMLY RESOURCES THE DAILY JOURNAL
THE DAILY JOURNAL LOCAL/STATE Weekend • Oct. 30-31, 2010 5

Whitman met by rowdy crowd at campaign stop


By Thomas Watkins of eBay, others yelled at her. control that they’ve had on
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Her detractors chanted “save our Sacramento for the last 10 or 15 years,
schools” and “I want my pension,” a and no one likes to give up control,”
GLENDALE — Republican reference to Whitman’s proposals to she told reporters in a private room
gubernatorial candidate Meg cut state spending and replace gov- above the bakery. “If I am governor,
Whitman encountered a rowdy ernment pensions with 401(k)-style their hand is going to be weakened.”
crowd — some yelling “go home” accounts. Whitman supporters The California Nurses Association
— when she stopped Friday to visit a responded by calling her critics has been following Whitman around
popular Cuban pastry shop in “communists.” California, staging protests and
Southern California in the final Whitman’s voice was often parading a character costumed as
stretch of her campaign. drowned out as she tried to talk with “Queen Meg” outside the
A noisy crowd of at least 100 customers, and she made no attempt Republican candidate’s campaign
swarmed Whitman while she to address the crowd. After the event, stops. The union’s bus arrived short-
attempted to greet customers at Whitman blamed the aggressive tone ly before Whitman entered the pastry
Porto’s Bakery, famous for its guava of the crowd on union-backed agita- shop, and protesters lined the side-
cheese pastries and potato ball sand- tors who had arrived on a bus a few walk chanting: “Hey, hey Whitman, REUTERS
wiches. While some in the crowd minutes before she did. get out of my town. All that money Former eBay Chief Executive Officer and California Republican candidate
applauded the former chief executive “The unions are fighting for the and you’re 10 points down.” for governor Meg Whitman.

Another fire scam suspect in court Around the state


USC denies bedbug infestation
By Michelle Durand they were not entitled. Avenue in San Francisco and the months jail and three years proba- LOS ANGELES — The University
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF Wise went to the victim relief San Bruno residence didn’t have an tion. of Southern California says it doesn’t
center Sept. 13 and claimed to live in-law unit. Wise is just the latest in a growing have a bedbug problem.
An unemployed San Francisco within the affected neighborhood, Wise was arrested Sept. 23 and number of people accused of scams University spokesman James Grant
woman prosecutors say posed as a according to Chief Deputy District posted a $100,000 bail bond Sept. in the wake of the fatal fire. Five on Friday responded to a television
San Bruno fire victim to scam Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. 24. She is scheduled to appear in others are charged with similar news report showing students com-
$1,000 in relief funds will appear in Wise allegedly asked for a $1,000 court Monday for initial arraign- fraud. Another is accused of leading plaining about bloodsucking bedbugs
court Monday on charges including Visa card, saying her housing and ment. police on a high-speed chase from in campus housing. Not so, Grant’s
fraud, perjury, burglary and filing a food sustained smoke damage. Wise’s potential criminal history the San Bruno fire site down to San university news release says.
false document. When skeptical workers contacted in San Francisco was not immedi- Carlos. The housing complex in the TV
The charges against Angela Marie the owner of the home Wise ately available but she was convict- report isn’t owned and isn’t operated
Wise, 46, mimic those against sev- claimed, she reportedly said she ed in 1999 of grand theft and com- by USC and the three people com-
eral other people also accused of lived in a downstairs in-law unit. mercial burglary of $3,200 in goods Michelle Durand can be reached by e- plaining in the TV report do not live
milking the Sept. 9 San Bruno fire However, according to Wagstaffe, from Macy’s department store in mail: michelle@smdailyjournal.com or in USC housing.
disaster for cash and goods to which Wise actually lives on Sunnydale Daly City. She was sentenced to six by phone: (650) 344-5200 ext. 102.
6 Weekend • Oct. 30-31, 2010 LOCAL/STATE/NATION THE DAILY JOURNAL

Arrest in revenge
beating of priest
By Gillian Flaccus and Terence Chea
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

SAN JOSE — A man who was allegedly molested three


decades ago by a priest attacked the retired clergyman in the
lobby of his retirement home after pretending to be there to
deliver news of a family member’s death.
Santa Clara County sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Rick Sung

W
said Friday that 43-year-old William Lynch was booked on hen Serra sophomore
suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon for the May attack Michael Valdes was only
on Rev. Jerold Lindner. 11, he played baseball in
Lynch was being freed on $25,000 bail. He will plead not Toyonaka, Japan, for the San Mateo
guilty. Sister City
Sung says Lynch called the Jesuit retirement home in Los Association. The
Gatos before the attack to say he had a death notification for experience inspired Mills High School will be performing ‘Inspecting Carol — A Comedy!’7 p.m.Nov.4
the 65-year-old priest. him so much that he through Nov.6 and 2 p.m.Nov.7.
He says Lindner came to the lobby and Lynch began recently asked
punching him in the face and body in front of witnesses. Sister City Mateo Little League, or if they are res- their annual “A Christmas Carol”;
Association officials idents of San Mateo. Japanese baseball their big money maker for the year.
if he could return to players visit San Mateo every four They soon learn their funding will be
Around the nation Japan as a junior years as well. Valdes’ family hosted his cut, but not before they’re given one last
Michael Valdes coach next August. Japanese “brother” in 2009. chance to impress a mystery inspector.
Factory fears China will get Girl Scouts work “It was amazing to For more information about the San High-jinks ensue with mistaken identi-
PASSAIC, N.J. — The owners of a family-run New Jersey learn about the Japanese culture,” said Mateo Sister City Association team e- ties, falling set pieces, bad acting and
factory that makes uniforms for the Girl Scouts of America Valdes, who visited Japan in 2007. mail smsistercity@gmail.com. Players ultimately, a thoroughly unorthodox
said they may be forced to close or lay off workers if the “The city is so clean. You don’t ever see must be 11 or 12 for next year’s season. retelling of a Dickens’ classic.
organization takes its business to China. garbage on the ground. Grandparents Tryouts on Oct. 31 will be held at 9 Tickets are $8 for students and sen-
Jackie Evans Inc. employs 90 workers at its plant in Passaic, usually live with their families and the a.m. to 11 a.m. for San Mateo iors, $10 for adults. All shows are per-
a once-booming manufacturing city in northern New Jersey, food is incredible. Overall, the National Little League players; and formed in the Mills High School
about 10 miles west of New York City. They’ve been making Japanese are more relaxed. We played a from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for San Mateo Auditorium, located on campus, 400
uniforms and sashes for the sole client for about a decade. lot of card games and board games.” American Little League players. Murchison Drive in Millbrae.
The Girl Scouts told the company a few weeks ago that it Toyonaka, a suburb of Osaka, has ***
would be seeking bids, including one from a company in been San Mateo’s sister city since 1963. Mills High School will be perform-
China, according to Domenick Monaco, the son of owner Every four years, San Mateo children ing “Inspecting Carol — A Comedy!” Class notes is a twice weekly column dedi-
7 p.m. Nov. 4 to Nov. 6 and 2 p.m. Nov. cated to school news. It is compiled by edu-
Mario Monaco. 11 to 12 years old try out for the Sister cation reporter Heather Murtagh. You can
City Association team of 20. They are 7. contact her at (650) 344-5200, ext. 105 or at
eligible if they have played for the San Soapbox Theatre Company puts on heather@smdailyjournal.com.
CITY GOVERNMENT
• Redwood City will host the sec-
ond of two California High-Speed
Hazmat scare clears building Local Briefs worked to stop the leak.
Neighboring businesses were not
Rail Authority workshops focusing Residents were allowed back into a affected and no one was harmed, the fire
building at an apartment complex in require hospitalization, he said.
on a possible rail station in the city. department said.
CHSRA staff will recap the Oct. 13 Daly City Friday afternoon after a report Piazza’s market closed
meeting, offer more information on of a hazardous materials incident there Ground broken on BART
issues such as parking and traffic and proved harmless, a fire spokesman said. following refrigerant leak
provide a look at other HSR stations from throughout the Fire crews initially responded at about Palo Alto firefighters shut down a gro- extension to Antioch
world. Questions and a facilitated discussion will follow the 11:15 a.m. to a report of an odor at 20 cery store Friday morning due to a Ground has been broken on a project
presentation. Poncetta Drive, part of the Westlake refrigerant leak. that will expand Bay Area Rapid
The workshop is 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3 at Village Apartments, North County Fire Firefighters responded at about 6:20 Transit District train service another 10
City Hall, 1017 Middlefield Road. Authority spokesman Matt Lucett said. a.m. to a report of smoke at Piazza’s miles into eastern Contra Costa
Firefighters arrived and developed “a Market, located at 3970 Middlefield County.
caustic taste in the back of their throats” Road.
as they arrived on the third floor of the Local leaders and BART officials
They determined the smoke was
building, prompting them to pull out and caused by a refrigerant leak in the were on hand Friday for the ground-
eventually evacuate the entire building, mechanical room in the back of the busi- breaking of what will be called eBART.
Lucett said. ness, according to the fire department. When the $462 million extension is
Two people reported minor com- All occupants of the business were finished it will provide service to
plaints of throat irritation, but did not evacuated as a refrigerator technician Antioch.
THE DAILY JOURNAL FAMILY RESOURCES Weekend • Oct. 30-31, 2010 7

Enjoy fun time with Mom, Dad or your favorite grown-up. The across clues are for kids and the down clues are for adults.

Trick or Treat

Kids Across 12. What you can do with your 2. Dressing as this buzzer
1. Howdy, partner!: It’s best candy after your parents would be sweet!
to dress like you’re from say it’s OK 3. This black-and-blue-clad
the Old West if you want 13. It’s a “hot” costume for superhero flies by night
to be a ____ for folks who like to pretend to 4. Cold ___ gives trick-or-
Halloween put out flames treaters chills on a brisk
3. Watch out for ___ cats on 16. If a girl wants to rock a Halloween night
Halloween! cool costume, she might 6. Bare bones costume
5. Any very scary make- dress as Hannah ______ 7. Twinkle-toed trick-or-treaters This Week’s Solution
believe creature 17. Ding dong: It’s the thing to who are pretty in pink
8. The super strong green do to a doorbell 8. Top accessory for a 1A
guy from the movies: The 18. A woman who zooms on a 13. Wishful thinking: Magical
Incredible _____ broom girl with a star on a stick
9. A giant jungle animal that 19. To create your own 14. What a downer!: It’s about
loves bananas costume with needle and the only thing that can put
10. It’s a heavenly Halloween thread a damper on a trick-or-
costume treater’s plans
11. A sack you carry to collect Parents Down 15. A simple sheet can turn a
your treats 1. If you’re Dracula, it’s a wrap child into this apparition

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Smoke shop workers busted


The manager and another employ-
ee of a smoke shop in San Mateo
Fiorina: Feinstein and I are like-minded
By Trevor Hunnicutt the race enters she differs with Fiorina on many
were arrested for selling marijuana THE ASSOCIATED PRESS its final week- topics, including a woman’s right to
to undercover police officers, end. “The record choose and offshore oil drilling.
according to the San Mateo County MENLO PARK — Republican is crystal clear “Those are two huge, seminal
Narcotics Task Force. Carly Fiorina said Friday she would on where issues in this state, where the vote is
Police received multiple com- Police defend their work be a like-minded colleague of Barbara Boxer critical,” said Feinstein “We have to
plaints from neighbors about sus- Millbrae police took issue with the Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein if has been.” fight to protect our coast, and if one
pected drug activity at Cigarette findings of a 12-page report from the she unseats Sen. Barbara Boxer next Standing side person won’t fight to protect it, it
City, at 29 W. 37th Ave., before California Commission on Police week, drawing sharp responses from by side at an cuts our effectiveness by 50 per-
starting a three-month long investi- Officer Standards and Training both Democratic senators as they event Friday at cent.”
gation, according to Marc which outlined ways to solve leader- appeared together at a campaign Carly Fiorina California State Feinstein said “experience mat-
Alcantara, commander with the task ship problems by consolidating the stop. University ters” in this year’s elections because
force. department with San Bruno’s. “We agree on more issues,” Northridge, Boxer and Feinstein when she and Boxer went to the
The task force, along with the San The report, conducted by an out- Fiorina said in describing views she refuted those claims. Senate 18 years ago they “were
Mateo Police Department, executed side state agency, found a number of shares with Feinstein on water “From day one she’s tried to drive effectively backbenchers” and have
search warrants after arranging sev- issues in the department like a lack issues, trade and national security. a wedge between Senator Feinstein since fought their way to leadership
eral covert buys of marijuana from of consistent leadership and large “On a whole host of issues, and I, and Senator Feinstein’s my roles.
the two employees, according to amounts of undocumented patrol Dianne Feinstein and I, I am quite campaign chairman,” Boxer said of “She has worked her way up in
Alcantara. time. Police Chief Neil Telford, sure, will be very productive col- Fiorina’s grab for centrist voters. seniority to where she’s got a voice
Arrested were Mahmoud Saeidah, speaking before the City Council leagues,” Fiorina said during a cam- Feinstein is a strong supporter of for California,” said Feinstein, to
last night, took issue with many of paign stop with female supporters at Boxer, a fellow Democrat, and has loud applause. “If Barbara’s oppo-
28, of Richmond, and Eid Ayesh,
the report’s points. the Sugar Shack candy store in the responded to similar remarks by nent is elected, my voice is cut in
28, of Hayward. Fiorina in the past. Feinstein said half.”
Silicon Valley city of Menlo Park as
CPUC OKs upping Council delays field-use vote
mantle such labs and slow down the
gas pipeline pressure Two groups bickering over how Iran says it is ready Around the world flow of heroin into Russia.
The California Public Utilities
an athletic field should be used on a to restart nuclear talks
Commission voted Thursday morn-
private university’s campus had a
VIENNA — Iran offered on
U.S. and Russian forces team Suicide bomber kills
chance last night to present their
ing to allow its president to author- arguments to the Belmont City Friday to negotiate with six world up for Afghan drug bust 21 north of Baghdad
ize an increase in pressure on Council, which delayed the decision powers about its disputed nuclear KABUL, Afghanistan — Russian BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber
regional gas transmission lines in citing the amount of documentation program in a new bid to end grow- counternarcotics agents teamed up wearing an explosives belt killed at
the event of extremely cold weather and public testimony. ing concern that it could be used to with U.S. and Afghan forces in an least 21 people, mostly Shiites, on
this winter. Student athletes and youth sport produce weapons. unprecedented joint raid that Friday in a town north of Baghdad,
Pressure in the pipelines that sup- advocates want the city to allow The move, following a hiatus of destroyed nearly $56 million worth shattering what had been weeks of
ply natural gas to more than a mil- Notre Dame de Namur University to more than a year, was anticipated in of heroin near the Pakistani border, relative calm, the town’s mayor said.
lion customers in San Francisco and expand the hours and days of opera- the wake of an invitation to the officials said Friday. The blast in the town of Balad
San Mateo counties was reduced by tion at the Koret Athletic Field, used Iranian leadership last month by The seizure of four drug labs nes-
Ruz emphasizes the delicate nature
20 percent following a rupture on for soccer and lacrosse. But some chief EU envoy Catherine Ashton tled in thick vegetation along a
dusty gray moonscape in Nangarhar of Iraq’s security gains and comes
Line 132, which ran beneath the neighbors living near the university and following repeated statements as the country is approaching its
Crestmoor Canyon neighborhood in say the athletes are too noisy and province came less than a week
by Tehran officials that they were eighth month without a new govern-
San Bruno before it ruptured on that the field’s use should be restrict- after Russia’s anti-narcotics chief
ready for talks. accused the U.S. of failing to dis- ment since the March elections.
Sept. 9. ed.
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an Mateo County voters will new regulations.Such a responsibility has *** definition of taxes to include many coverage, analysis and insight with the latest
already proven to be burdensome Proposition 23-NO payments currently considered to be fees
head to the polls Nov. 2 for for medicinal marijuana,which Proposition 23 would suspend
business, lifestyle, state, national and world news,
the general election. The or charges.It would require state and local we seek to provide our readers with the highest
has a true benefit for those who legislation passed in 2006 that
Daily Journal is making the follow- require it for physical ailments. aimed to reduce greenhouse proposals to increase revenue to be quality information resource in San Mateo County.
*** gas emissions until approved by two-thirds of the state Our pages belong to you, our readers, and we
ing recommendations for federal, choose to reflect the diverse character of this
Proposition 20-YES, unemployment drops Assembly and Senate or local voters.
state and local candidates, proposi- Proposition 27-NO below 5.5 percent for four dynamic and ever-changing community.
tions and measures. California’s legislative districts
have been drawn by those in
consecutive quarters.
Arguments for or against
San Mateo County offices Publisher
Jerry Lee
Federal offices power to ensure “safe”districts climate change aside,AB 32
takes solid steps to reducing
San Mateo County treasurer-tax collector: Editor in Chief
for their colleagues.In doing so, Sandie Arnott Jon Mays
U.S.Senate:No recommendation emissions and ensuring clean air
District 12 U.S.representative: Jackie Speier they have created a system in Supervisor-District Three:Don Horsley Sports Editor
which there is little competition for some and water for our state.It is a quest Nathan Mollat
District 14 U.S.representative: Anna Eshoo that should not be way-laid by our current San Mateo County Harbor Commission:
members of the state Assembly and Senate economic cycle. Sabrina Brennan,James Tucker Copy Editor/Page Designer
and little incentive for those on either side
State offices of the aisle to work with members of the Proposition 24-NO
*** Sequoia Healthcare District:Alpio Barbara, Erik Oeverndiek
Production Manager
Governor:Jerry Brown Art Faro,Jerry Shefren
opposing party since they are virtually A law signed by the governor in 2009 as part Nicola Zeuzem
Lieutenant governor:Gavin Newsom assured of re-election. of the budget deal allowed multistate Production Assistant
Attorney general:Steve Cooley Proposition 20 would expand the role of businesses a new way to determine how San Mateo County measures Julio Lara
Insurance commissioner:Dave Jones the commission to include congressional much of their income that California taxes.
Secretary of state:Debra Bowen Measures I,N-Belmont-Redwood Shores Marketing & Events
districts and would eliminate any Under the law,businesses can shift operating Kerry McArdle
Controller:John Chiang temptation to draw districts for political losses to prior and future tax years,share tax Elementary School District bonds,$25
Treasurer:Bill Lockyer gain.Proposition 27 would eliminate the credits with affiliated corporations and use a million and $35 million-YES Senior Reporter
Superintendent of public instruction:Larry commission before it has a chance to sales-based income calculation. Measure J-South San Francisco Unified Michelle Durand
Aceves *** High School District $162 million bond-YES Reporters
District 8 Senate:Leland Yee reform a sorely broken system.
*** Proposition 25-NO Measures K,S-Half Moon Bay sales tax Emanuel Lee, Heather Murtagh, Bill Silverfarb
District 12 Assembly:Fiona Ma Proponents claim this proposal would end
District 19 Assembly:Jerry Hill Proposition 21-NO increase to 10.25 percent,consolidation of Senior Correspondent: Events
Would establish an $18 surcharge on every the annual gridlock in Sacramento when it local elections-YES Susan E. Cohn
District 21 Assembly:Rich Gordon comes to passing the state budget.In
vehicle owner’s Department of Motor Measure M-$10 vehicle license fee for local
Vehicle annual bill in exchange for free theory,it would.However,the current two- Business Staff
State propositions access to state parks.It’s a way for the state thirds majority is an important safeguard transportation improvements-NO Charlotte Andersen
Jennifer Bishop
Mark Aspillera
Gloria Brickman
Proposition 19-NO to raise the car tax under the auspices of a against a legislative majority freely Measure O-San Mateo Union High School
Gale Green Robert O’Leary
Allows people 21 years and older to benefit to the parks system when it would increasing new taxes and state worker pay District $186 million bond-NO Jeff Palter Shirley Marshall
possess,cultivate or transport marijuana for actually funnel money it collects into the and pensions.Reducing the threshold for a Measure U-County charter change to Kris Skarston
personal use and proponents say it could general fund. state budget passage should not be modify how Board of Supervisors replaces
*** enacted until redistricting reform is under Interns • Correspondents • Contractors
generate $1.4 billion in revenue for the elected officials-YES Michael Almonte Jenna Chambers
state.If you believe marijuana should be Proposition 22-YES way so more moderate legislators on both
Diana Clock Michael Costa
legalized,this proposition is the wrong way Proposition 22 will prohibit the state,even sides of the aisle have a chance to work Philip Dimaano Darold Fredricks
to do it.Local governments could still during a period of severe financial hardship, with each other. To find your polling location or read other Miles Freeborn Brian Grabianowski
prohibit recreational marijuana,creating a from delaying the distribution of tax *** nonpartisan election information prepared by William Jeske Cheri Lucas
burden on city officials and police who revenue for transportation,redevelopment Proposition 26-NO the League of Women Voters visit Nick Rose Theresa Seiger
or local government projects and services. This proposition would broaden the Andrew Scheiner Alex Shamis
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Dow 11,118.49 +4.54


Nasdaq 2,507.41 +0.04
10-Yr Bond 2.6120% -0.0490
Oil (per barrel) 81.43
Stocks edge up
By Stephen Bernard half of October as expectations mounted
S&P 500 1,183.26 -0.52 Gold 1,357.10 and David K. Randall Wall Street that the Fed would start buying Treasury
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS bonds to drive interest rates lower. That,
in a row. The Dow and S&P are both up in turn, is supposed to spark spending
NEW YORK — Stocks edged higher about 6 percent for the year, while the and lending. In recent days, however, the
Friday to close out the best October for Nasdaq is up 10.5 percent. size of the bond-buying program has
the Dow Jones industrial average in four Since September, the Standard and been questioned, putting a market rally
years. Poor’s 500 index, perhaps the best meas- on hold.
Trading activity was relatively light, ure of the stock market, is up 12.7 per- John Apruzzese, a partner and portfo-
with the Dow keeping to a tight range of cent. King Pharmaceuticals Inc., which lio manager at Evercore Wealth
just 50 points, amid uncertainty over was up 42 percent in October after Pfizer Management, said reaction in anticipa-
next week’s elections. News that the Inc. announced plans to buy it, was the tion in the program is typical of the mar-
U.S. economy rose at just a 2 percent index’s best performing stock. Apollo ket.
annual pace in the three months ending Group Inc., which fell 27 percent in “This is a classic situation where all
in September had little effect on stock October after the company said that new the market movement is done in antici-
prices. government regulation would affect its pation,” Apruzzese said.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose profit, was the index’s worst performer. The market could be stuck in a holding
4.54, or 0.1 percent, to close at Normally slow GDP growth would pattern until the Fed wraps up its meet-
have driven stocks much lower. But ing Wednesday where it is expected to
11,118.49. The Standard and Poor’s 500
signs of weak economic expansion have announce details about the bond-buying
Index fell 0.52, or 0.1 percent, to
built up expectations that the Federal program.
1,183.26, while the technology focused
Reserve will take bold steps to boost the
Nasdaq composite index rose less than a A day before the Fed completes its
economy when it meets early next week.
point to 2,507.41. meeting, voters will head to the polls for
“Because GDP was so lackluster, we
Every market index was up more than the midterm elections. Traders have been
don’t see the Fed pumping the brakes”
3 percent for the month. The Nasdaq fin- on its plan, said Tony Zabiegala, a part- betting that Republicans will at least
ished October with a 5.9 percent gain. ner at Strategic Wealth Partners. take control of the House of
For the first time since April, major Stocks rose sharply during the first Representatives, which could slow gov-
stock indexes have risen for two months ernment action.

Economy still sluggish before Election Day


By Jeannnine Aversa jobless rate is 9.6 percent. country needs faster growth.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS “The eggheads say the recession is “Political season’s going to be over
over. But it still feels like one out there,” soon,” the president said. “And when it
WASHINGTON — The last read on noted Ken Goldstein, an economist at does, all of us are going to have a
the economy before the midterm elec- the Conference Board, a research group responsibility — Democrats and
tions found Americans are spending a that monitors consumer behavior. Republicans — to work together wher-
little more but not nearly enough to Economists declared that the recession ever we can to promote jobs and
bring down high unemployment — one technically ended in June 2009. growth.”
final bit of bad news for Democrats. “It is not just anger at the politicians,” Americans did increase their spend-
The economy expanded at a 2 percent he added. “When voters come out of the ing, at a clip of 2.6 percent. That was the
pace from July to September, the voting booth and go to work they will biggest quarterly gain since the end of
Commerce Department said Friday. It still be angry. They are angry that we’re 2006, before the recession began. A
marked a slight improvement from the not even close to being out of this.” rebound in the stock market and bar-
scant 1.7 percent growth rate in the pre- The economy is the top issue for vot- gains on everything from cars to furni-
vious quarter. ers. More than 70 percent say it’s in poor ture apparently enticed them to shop.
But to keep up with population growth condition, according to the most recent A year after the severe recession of
and actually bring down unemployment, Associated Press-GfK Poll, conducted 1981 and 1982 ended, Americans were
the economy must grow much faster. earlier this month. spending at a much faster pace of 6.5
Economists figure it takes growth at a Nearly three in five disapprove of how percent. And the economy was growing
rate of about 5 percent for a full year to President Barack Obama has handled more than four times as fast as it is now.
lower the jobless rate by a percentage the economy, and voters trust This time, there is little sign that peo-
point. Republicans more than Democrats on ple will feel confident enough in the
Democrats risk losing control of the the issue by a 10-point margin, the poll economy and their own financial well-
House and perhaps the Senate on found. being anytime soon to spend at the levels
Tuesday at a time when nearly 15 mil- Obama acknowledged after the new that would create enough jobs to really
lion Americans are out of work and the economic figures were released that the help.

Big Oil resets its sights on Gulf of Mexico


By Chris Kahn
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Judge: Test cement in BP well
NEW YORK — Big Oil is ready to go
back to work in the Gulf of Mexico, even
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS be done “as soon as reasonably practica-
with the U.S government promising to ble.”
NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge The cement components had been sub-
rule the waters with a heavier hand. is ordering tests to be performed as soon poenaed by federal investigators looking
Chevron, Exxon, Royal Dutch Shell as possible on cement Halliburton Co. into what caused the April 20 blowout of
are willing to endure the additional time used to seal the BP well that later blew a BP well being drilled by the Deepwater
to secure permits and extra costs that out catastrophically in the Gulf of Horizon rig. Halliburton was hired to
will result from new government regula- Mexico. seal the well with cement. The explosion
tions because they’ve come to depend on U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier said aboard the Deepwater Horizon killed 11
deepwater drilling to replenish their some of the components may be “deteri- workers and led to a spill of more than
reserves. The companies outlined plans orating over time” and that tests should 170 million gallons of crude in the Gulf.
for the Gulf this week as most of them
reported improved earnings for the third ties for projects in U.S. waters are consid- Gheit, an analyst with Oppenheimer &
quarter. ered to be much lower than foreign oper- Co. “When you’re working in the Gulf,
These big oil and gas companies know ations, and it’s much easier and cheaper you’re sitting in the belly of the largest
the geology of the Gulf much better than to deliver the oil to the consumer. energy-consuming economy in the
other parts of the world. Taxes and royal- “It’s one-stop shopping,” said Fadel world.”

YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley steps down as CEO


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS works for some time as YouTube’s Hurley, who is 33 years old, intends to
owner, Google Inc., asserted more con- remain a YouTube adviser and officially
SAN FRANCISCO — YouTube co- trol. turn over the CEO’s role to Kamangar.
founder Chad Hurley is stepping down Salar Kamangar, one of Google’s ear- Google bought YouTube for $1.76 bil-
as CEO of the world’s most popular liest employees, has been running
website for watching video. YouTube’s day-to-day operations for the lion four years ago, enriching Hurley
Hurley’s decision to give up the lead- past two years while Hurley concentrat- and his fellow co-founders Steve Chen
ership role at the 5-year-old site formal- ed on the site’s design and relationship and Jawed Karim. Chen and Karim
izes a transition that has been in the with its users. already left YouTube.
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• Heisman hopefuls face off, page 14

Texas hopes to crash World Series party


By Ben Walker night at AT&T Park, posing for a They will, too, unless the Texas Washington said soundly,” he said. “We’ve just got to
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS group picture around a huge trophy. Rangers can reverse their fortunes at before Friday’s come back here, get focused and win
Moments later, the party picked up. home. Down 2-0, the hitters are workout. a game. We win a game, everything
ARLINGTON, Texas — A half- Family members joined in. Adults ran slumping, the bullpen is a wreck and “Now that will be fine.”
hour after Jeff Francoeur hit an easy the bases, a toddler made a headfirst the manager is being criticized. A we’re home, we Colby Lewis is set to start Game 3
fly ball to end Game 2, a most curious dive toward home plate. Hugs and team that did so well in the AL play- feel comfortable Saturday night against Giants lefty
sight began to unfold in front of the high-fives for all. Hundreds of fans offs got battered 11-7 in the opener, back in this Jonathan Sanchez. It will be the first
San Francisco dugout. cheered from the box seats, horns then embarrassed 9-0. place. Not taking Series game in the Dallas-Fort Worth
General manager Brian Sabean and honked outside the ballpark. “What you do is you just try to ana- anything away area.
maybe 100 members of the Giants Sure looked like the Giants had just lyze what went wrong and just try to Ron from the Giants,
staff gathered on the grass Thursday won the World Series. correct it,” Texas manager Ron Washington they beat us See SERIES, Page 14

Panthers claw out win Hillsdale


By Josh Koehn
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF

Two heads are often said to be


better than one, but in Burlingame’s
routs Cap
By Josh Koehn
case Friday night, it was a three- DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
headed rushing attack that carried
the load in a 28-16 victory over vis- Hillsdale coach Mike Parodi said his team’s
iting King’s Academy. offense is designed to take what the defense
The combination of running gives it.
backs Dan Cuddy, Ilan Lesov and On Friday afternoon against Capuchino High
Jordan Pessah was so important in School, the defense ended up giving Hillsdale
keeping Knights superstar Amir senior receiver Anthony Huni three catches for
Carlisle off the field, that touchdowns to help the Knights stay in the
Burlingame coach John Peninsula Athletic League Lake Division
Philipopoulos admitted after the championship hunt with a 41-18 win.
game that he told his team during Knights quarterback Yannis Tsagarakis
the week of practice that the most played only the first half, but that was enough
important defense to be played in for the junior to finish 8-for-12 for 126 yards
the game would be “a ball-control, and four touchdowns — three of which went to
grind-it-out offense.” Huni for passes of 42, 15 and 29 yards —
The Burlingame trio ended with a against two interceptions. The ground game
total of 299 yards rushing and four was also efficient for Hillsdale (3-1 PAL Lake,
touchdowns, with Lesov contribut- 6-2 overall), as running back Angel Salazar fin-
ing 123 yards and two scores, ished the contest with 15 carries for 127 rush-
Cuddy pitching in 92 yards and two ing yards and a score.
scores, and Pessah earning 84 tough Despite the fact that Hillsdale ended the first
yards to help seal the win. In addi- half ahead 34-6, and would have won by more
tion to a stout Panthers run defense, if not for an inconsequential late Capuchino (0-
the Burlingame running attack 3, 1-6) touchdown on a fumble recovery with
could also be credited for limiting less than two minutes to play, Parodi said the
the Knights to running only four team will need to refocus for next week.
plays total in the third quarter. “We didn’t play the way we want to,” he said.
“I couldn’t ask for a better per- “Definitely not the way we need to going into a
formance from our offense,” championship game against Sequoia.”
Philipopoulos said. Sequoia was in sole possession of first place
The Panthers’ defense, however, of the Lake Division entering this weekend’s
was the first unit to respond in games. A score from the Cherokee’s game
Burlingame’s favor. Getting King’s against Mills was unavailable as of press time.
Academy to go three-and-out to Hillsdale will host Sequoia on Friday.
start the game, Burlingame then Huni got the game’s scoring started by catch-
went down the field in seven plays ing a 42-yard seam pass with 1:58 remaining in
to score on a 17-yard touchdown the first quarter, and Sho Sato tacked on a extra
run by Lesov. point to make it 7-0. Salazar rushed for a 16-
Taking a different approach than yard score and Sato added a PAT a little more
Burlingame on its second posses- than a minute later after Knights defensive line-
sion, King’s Academy employed NATHAN MOLLAT / DAILY JOURNAL man Brad Miller recovered a botched option
Burlingame receiver Rodrigo Puliceno is taken down by King’s Academy’s Stephen Kmak during the Pan-
See PANTHERS, Page 16 thers’28-16 win over the Knights Friday night. See KNIGHTS, Page 16

Warriors bury Clippers,but lose Curry to injury


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Warriors 109, Clippers 91 teammates and coach Keith Curry left, matching his career high with six 3-
Smart. pointers.
OAKLAND — Monta Ellis had 15 points and who missed all of last season because of a knee Curry eventually was Griffin did most of his scoring in the first
11 assists, Dorel Wright scored 24 points and the injury, had his second straight double-double helped to his feet and quarter before heading to the bench with three
Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles with 14 points and 10 rebounds while playing in limped slowly off the court. fouls. He finished 6 of 14 from the floor and
Clippers 109-91 on Friday night. foul trouble most of the second half. He was examined in the added three assists for the Clippers (0-2).
Stephen Curry added 16 points before re- The Warriors are 2-0 for the first time since trainer’s room and did not Ellis notched his 15th career double-double
injuring his right ankle in the third quarter. The 1994 when they won their first five before fin- return. for Golden State, which beat Los Angeles for the
second-year guard, who originally hurt the ankle ishing 26-56. Before getting hurt, ninth time in the last 10 games between the two
in the preseason and aggravated it in the Golden State’s good feelings after the game Stephen Curry Curry scored six straight teams at Oracle Arena.
Warriors’ season-opening victory against were tempered by the injury to Curry, who was points to start the third Golden State only led 58-54 at halftime
Houston on Wednesday night, did not return. hurt while trying to get around a pick set by quarter and ignited a 21-2 run that put Golden despite outshooting Los Angeles.
Ellis, who matched his career high of 46 Griffin with 6:03 left in the third quarter. State ahead for good. Ellis had five points during The Warriors made their first eight shots and
points against the Rockets, had an off night the streak while Lee added four, then later didn’t miss until nearly 8 minutes into the first
Curry rolled his right foot and immediately
shooting, but made three 3-pointers and came scored on a three-point play to give the Warriors
fell to the floor in pain. When play was halted, quarter. The Clippers started 6 of 18 but
their biggest lead of the night at 87-63.
within two assists of tying his personal best. trainers rushed out to Curry, who lay on the shrugged off the slow start and used a 12-0 to
Wright helped pick up the scoring slack once
Blake Griffin, the top overall pick in 2009 court for several moments while surrounded by build a 28-27 lead.
12 Weekend • Oct. 30-31, 2010 SPORTS THE DAILY JOURNAL

Defense seals Terra Nova victory


By Nathan Mollat
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF

While the Terra Nova offense gets a lot of attention, the Tigers’
defense flies under the radar.
Except for this week as they absorbed the questions following
last week’s 41-28 loss to King’s Academy. The defense got off to
a rough start Friday afternoon, as Menlo-Atherton took a quick
14-0 lead just 7:47 into the first quarter.
But the Tigers stabilized, held the Bears to just one more score
and then sealed a 31-21 win when linebacker Jeremy Leaver
intercepted a Willy Fonua pass and returned it 53 yards for the
final nail in the Bears’ coffin.
“I was doing what coach taught me. Just watch the receiver and
when he puts his hands up, put my hands up,” Leaver said.
The fact he came away with the pick at all was a miracle. There
were about four players in a small space when the pass was
thrown and it almost seemed to catch Leaver by surprise. He bob-
bled it briefly — he was playing with a sprained right thumb —
but corralled it and then got a wall of blockers to escort him to the
end zone.
“Lurking in the cupboards, there’s a pretty damn good defense
that gives up yardage but not a lot of points,” said Terra Nova
coach Bill Gray of his defense.
Terra Nova (3-1 PAL Bay, 5-3 overall) gave up a lot of yardage
— and points — last weekend, but held Menlo-Atherton (1-3, 2-
6) in relative check. The Bears managed only 236 yards of
offense, with 152 of that coming in the first half. They had nine
first downs in the first half, but only five in the second. Of the 21
points allowed, only 14 came from the offense as Menlo-Atherton
defensive back Taylor Mashack scooped up a fumble and
returned it 25 yards on the first play from scrimmage.
In fact, Menlo-Atherton struck twice in the first quarter before
the teams had settled in. Terra Nova took the opening kickoff and, NATHAN MOLLAT / DAILY JOURNAL
on the first play, quarterback Chris Forbes completed a short pass A trio of Terra Nova defenders pulls down a Menlo-Atherton ball carrier during the Tigers’31-21 win Friday.
to Elias Vargas. He was stripped of the ball and Mashack picked
it and went in for the score. really out of reach. Forbes missed last week’s loss with an injury Menlo-Atherton embarked on a long, time-consuming drive,
The Bears’ defense forced a punt on the Tigers’ next possession but put on a gutsy performance Friday, completing 16 of 22 pass- but it stalled at the Tigers 10 and an attempted 27-yard field was
and starting from their own 40, the Bears drove 60 yards on seven es for 239 yards and three touchdowns. wide right.
plays, capped on a Willy Fonua 9-yard scoring pass to Richard The Tigers caught a huge break when the Bears attempted an The Tigers needed only two plays after to tie the score at 14.
Cornew and the Bears were up 14-0 in the opening quarter. onside kick following their second score. The Bears recovered, Forbes dumped a pass to running back Josh Cruz in the flat and
“Going down 14-nothing, a lot of high school football teams but the ball did not go the necessary 10 yards, giving the ball to he rumbled 64 yards to the Bears’ 16. Forbes and Vargas hooked
would have given up,” Gray said. “This group has played a lot of Terra Nova and a short field. The Tigers went 46 yards on eight up again on the next play for a 17-yard score and a tie.
football in big games. We climbed out (of the hole) and won the plays — converting a fourth-and-6 from the 25 in the process — Terra Nova took the lead just before halftime when Nick
game.” and capped the drive on a Forbes-to-Vargas post route to cut the Manessis booted a 34-yard field as time expired in the first half.
With Terra Nova’s quick-strike abilities, however, no game is Bears’ lead in half. Menlo-Atherton took the lead right back on its first drive of the
second half. Taking the third-quarter kickoff, the Bears methodi-
cally drove 63 yards on 10 plays, with Cameron Moody slither-
ing the final 13 yards for a 21-17 lead.
The two defense took control for the rest of the third quarter
and most of the fourth before Terra Nova pulled out the win. With
6:16 left to play, the Tigers took over at their own 36 and marched
64 yards on 11 plays, overcoming two sacks and a false start
penalty along the way. Forbes found Manessis in the corner of the
end zone for a 17-yard touchdown and a 24-21 lead.
Menlo-Atherton had one last chance, but it died in the arms of
Leaver.
“I think I need to do a better job coaching,” said Menlo-
Atherton coach Sione Ta’ufo’ou. “I have to make sure they’re
mentally prepared, physically prepared. It’s on me.”
THE DAILY JOURNAL SPORTS Weekend • Oct. 30-31, 2010 13

Broncos,49ers look for turnaround in London


By Mattias Karen very easy to be a great Orton’s optimism aside, Troy this morning,” Denver head coach Josh
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS player. But when things another mud bowl would McDaniels said. “The thing people want to
are not going the way you likely benefit the 49ers, talk about is, he can make plays last with his
LONDON — To showcase the best it has to want them to go, it’s who play a grittier style legs. Yes, he can, but he can also do a lot of
offer, the NFL chose to send two storied fran- tougher.” based largely around Pro good things from the pocket with his arm.
chises to London. This is the fourth year Bowl running back Frank “We studied him today and talked about the
The league just better hope British fans pay that the NFL is staging a Gore. strengths and weaknesses that he’s going to
more attention to the past than the present. regular-season game at “If it rains, you can’t bring to the game. We’re going to have to
The San Francisco 49ers play the Denver Wembley, part of its effort really put the ball in the defend him a little differently than some other
Broncos at Wembley Stadium on Sunday in a Kyle Orton to boost its brand and fan Troy Smith air,” Gore said. “But I feel people that we play.”
matchup of two teams that bear little resem- base abroad. The games that my role is important The Niners will also have to approach the
have rarely been pretty, however, as London’s no matter what.” game differently. With Troy Smith scrambling
blance to their championship-caliber teams
wet weather and Wembley’s soft turf — It could be even more important Sunday. to learn the playbook, offensive coordinator
from the days of Joe Montana and John
which is more used to soccer boots than foot- With Alex Smith sidelined, Singletary has
Elway. Mike Johnson said he will limit the number of
ball cleats — have a tendency to turn the field chosen to give Troy Smith — who won a
The 49ers (1-6) are all but out of the playoff into mud. Heisman Trophy at Ohio State — his first formations he uses.
picture and have quarterback Alex Smith side- Rain is forecast for Sunday, as well. That NFL start in three years. “You have to cut back, you have to scale
lined with a left shoulder injury. The Broncos could spell trouble for the Broncos, who rely Troy Smith joined the Niners from back, and you can’t pull from as many
(2-5) are coming off an embarrassing 45-point heavily on a passing game that includes plen- Baltimore this season, and had only been run- things,” Johnson said. “So third down, red
loss to the Oakland Raiders and have the ty of quick precision routes. ning the scout team in practice until this week. zone, it’s going to be things that suit him.”
league’s worst running game. But Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton didn’t Still, Singletary picked the mobile quarter- With the Niners already in a hole, line-
No wonder 49ers head coach Mike seem too worried. back ahead of regular backup David Carr, backer Takeo Spikes said he was happy to see
Singletary doesn’t want to hear about compar- “From what I have heard, there’s been a ton whose costly interception against Carolina Singletary take a gamble on Troy Smith.
isons to bygone eras. of improvements to the field (at Wembley),” last weekend set up the winning field goal for “Coach mentioned this morning that you
“The one thing I don’t do is spend much Orton said. “I think it’s going to be a good the Panthers. can’t continue to do the same things and
time thinking about what was. I spend a lot of surface to play on. ... Wet fields are a chance Troy Smith’s last NFL start was for the expect to get different results,” Spikes said.
time thinking about the possibilities ahead of for big plays on offense. You get a DB (defen- Ravens in 2007, and neither team seems to “So hopefully this change right here will be
us,” Singletary said. “This is our finest hour, sive back) to slip or something like that, so I know quite what to expect from the quarter- the spark that we need, that will energize not
as a team and as a staff. When things are certainly think a wet field is a good advantage back. only the offensive side of the ball, but special
going well, it’s very easy to be a great coach, for the offense.” “We looked at a lot of Baltimore tape of teams and the defense.”

Raiders look to turn corner against Seahawks


By Josh Dubow Nnamdi Asomugha said. “So the feeling is blowout in Denver, Oakland is showing signs lineman Colin Cole said. “I was surprised, I
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS there that, ’Look, this is the type of standard of progress in coach Tom Cable’s second full know that. I don’t think anybody is expecting
that we have set, these are the things that we season at the helm. to see that kind of number for any game.”
OAKLAND — There have been a handful can do.’ But in order to completely turn the “I couldn’t imagine Al Davis liking a regu- Especially after the debacle in San
of moments over the past two years where it corner we have to put together a string of lar season win more than that one and the way Francisco when the Raiders were unable to
looked as if the Oakland Raiders had finally wins, not get overconfident or complacent in it happened,” Carroll said. “It was just a fan- complete a single pass in the second and third
turned the corner after years of losing. any way and just continue to play at the level tastic showing by their entire football team. quarters and went nearly 35 minutes without a
There have been dramatic comebacks, that we know we can play at.” We go into their place with them high-flying first down.
shocking upsets and streak-busting victories The Raiders (3-4) now look to build on that and pumped up so we got to really get our That’s been a disturbing pattern for the
that seemed to portend better times ahead, yet performance when they return home to face game right.” Raiders, who have not won consecutive
were instead followed with one of the duds the surprising Seattle Seahawks (4-2), who The Raiders broke out to a 38-0 lead after games since the end of the 2008 season.
that has characterized a seven-year run of los- look like the best team in the NFC West less 22 minutes and didn’t let up. They finished Oakland is 0-7 following wins the past two
ing for a once-proud franchise. than halfway into coach Pete Carroll’s first with 328 yards rushing — the third highest years, being outscored by 19 points per game
The latest sign of progress comes from one season. total in team history — and held the Broncos and managing just three touchdowns.
of the most emphatic victories in franchise Oakland’s rebuilding job is taking much potent passing offense in check. “It’s frustrating because you know you can
history, a 59-14 thrashing of rival Denver that longer. The Raiders have lost at least 11 But it was the franchise-record 59 points do it,” defensive lineman Tommy Kelly said.
was the highest-scoring game in Raiders his- games for seven straight seasons — the that caught people’s attention, especially “It’s just going out and doing it week in and
longest stretch of such futility in NFL history. coming one week after being kept out of the week out. That’s kind of been our Achilles’
tory.
“It was a big win, but the season doesn’t But with a win three weeks ago against end zone in a 17-9 loss at San Francisco.
end after that win,” Pro Bowl cornerback division rival San Diego and last week’s “Definitely a surprise,” Seattle defensive See RAIDERS, Page 16
14 Weekend • Oct. 30-31, 2010 SPORTS THE DAILY JOURNAL

Luck vs.Locker highlights Stanford and Washington


By Tim Booth third straight win in Seattle. moments where his incredi- seventh nationally.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Oh, and Luck leads the ble athleticism and talent And, while not considered in the same cate-
conference in total offense, shines, and other times gory as Locker as a running quarterback, Luck is
SEATTLE — Even though the connection is second in pass efficiency where heads shake. the Cardinal’s second-leading rusher with 253
was made by NFL draft gurus over a year ago, and fifth in passing yards In Washington’s three yards.
Stanford’s Andrew Luck and Washington’s Jake per game. wins, Locker has thrown for “We’ve got to be able to generate our pass
Locker didn’t get to know each other until this “He’s really talented, 10 touchdowns and just one rush against those guys to take advantage of our
summer, when the Pac-10’s stable of quarter- really disciplined. He’s a interception with at least opportunities in one-on-one pass-rushing set-
backs were being promoted on the East Coast. very productive quarterback 250 yards passing. In the tings,” Washington coach Steve Sarkisian said.
So far, Luck is the only one consistently Andrew Luck and puts his team in a posi- Jake Locker four losses for the Huskies “I think it’s twofold: One, stout against the run,
matching the hype. tion to win every week,” (3-4, 2-2), Locker is barely and two, we’ve got to be able to create pressure
The question of who will eventually make the Locker said of his Stanford counterpart. completing 50 percent of his passes, with four on Andrew Luck. He’s a talented guy.”
better pro quarterback will receive a head-to- For more than 12 months, draft pundits have touchdowns and three interceptions. While most of the attention Saturday will be
head evaluation Saturday when Washington debated where Luck, a redshirt sophomore who Meanwhile, Luck is the picture of consisten- on the two quarterbacks, Stanford running back
hosts No. 13 Stanford. could leave Stanford after this season, and cy. He’s thrown 19 touchdowns to just five inter- Stepfan Taylor could be in for a big day. Last
Through the first half of the season, Luck is Locker would land when they enter the NFL. ceptions — although all five have come in the year, Toby Gerhart rumbled through
handily winning the debate. His Cardinal (6-1, Before the season, most believed Locker last four weeks. He’s completing nearly 67 per- Washington’s defense for 200 yards rushing in
3-1) are off to their best start in 40 years, ranked would go ahead of Luck if the two are available cent of his passes and throwing for nearly 250 the Cardinal’s 34-14 victory.
for the 13th consecutive week and can remain on in the 2011 draft. But Locker’s play has fol- yards per game. His passer rating of 165.4 trails And the Huskies’ ability to stop the run this
the heels of No. 1 Oregon in the Pac-10 with a lowed that of his bipolar Washington team, with only USC’s Matt Barkley in the Pac-10 and is year isn’t any better.

LLC said. Colorado set the previous record of it’s different. It’s not us.” “See you next year,” some giddy fans told

SERIES
Continued from page 11
15 runs in 2007.
“If you try to get too amped or too overly
confident, I think you get yourself in trouble,”
Neither is San Francisco, apparently. The
week began with many fans wondering whether
the Giants could hit enough to win — so far,
ushers on their way out of the stadium. Others
chanted “Sweep! Sweep!”
About 400 Giants employees and guests were
Lewis said. they’ve become the first NL team to score at
set to come to Texas.
Vladimir Guerrero will rejoin the Texas line- least nine runs in back-to-back World Series
Signs around Rangers Ballpark proclaimed, up as the designated hitter. He drove in the first games. “If anything to see how these fans have come
“It’s Time!” Francoeur and his teammates hope run of this World Series with a single off Tim Bochy and the Giants were merely going out and brought the enthusiasm, energy, it’s
so. Lincecum’s leg, but also made two errors in about their business inside the clubhouse while been a lot of fun here playing down the stretch,”
“I think it’s important for us to come out, play right field and sat out Game 2. the postgame festivities took place on the field Bochy said after the win.
well early, get guys on and put pressure on Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Pablo at AT&T Park, so nobody could accuse them of Texas was one of baseball’s best home teams
them. Make them feel uncomfortable,” Sandoval will be his DH. celebrating too early. this year, the Giants were among the top road
Francoeur said. “They did a good job of making “We get to get all of our weapons in that line- “There’s baseball left,” Bochy said Friday. clubs. The Rangers also had been doing well on
us seem uncomfortable in their park. Hopefully up,” Washington said. “It’s just comfortable to “Two wins doesn’t get you anything.” the road — 5-1 in the AL playoffs — before
we can turn around and do the same to them.” be back home in front of our fans. We can draw Outside, members of the Giants organization
Lewis, who closed out the Yankees in the AL San Francisco stopped them.
energy from them, and that’s what we need.” whooped it up. They stood around the NL
championship series, will try to stop San They certainly need some sort of boost. championship trophy — the official picture “Obviously they’re more comfortable where
Francisco’s scoring spree. Texas has been “We’re not playing the same. I don’t know might’ve been a matter of logistics since there’s they play. That’s their home ballpark. They’re
tagged for 20 runs, the most allowed in a fran- what it is,” Texas slugger Nelson Cruz said. “I no guarantee the Series will return to San used to having the DH,” Giants second baseman
chise’s first two World Series games, STATS wish I could tell you. The way we’re playing, Francisco. Freddy Sanchez said.
THE DAILY JOURNAL SPORTS Weekend • Oct. 30-31, 2010 15
SAT SUN MON TUE WED THUR FRI

30 31 1 2 3 4 5
NBA STANDINGS NHL STANDINGS NFL STANDINGS
vs.Anaheim
7:30 p.m.
@ Wild
5 p.m.
@ St.Louis
5 p.m. EASTERN CONFERENCE EASTERN CONFERENCE AMERICAN CONFERENCE
CSN-CAL VERSUS CSN-CAL East
Atlantic Division Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB W L T Pct PF PA
W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y.Jets 5 1 0 .833 159 101
New Jersey 2 0 1.000 — Philadelphia 5 4 1 11 28 26
@ Texas @ Texas @ Texas Boston 2 1 .667 1/2 New England 5 1 0 .833 177 136
3:30 p.m. 5 p.m. 5 p.m. New York 1 1 .500 1 Pittsburgh 5 5 1 11 32 28 Miami 3 3 0 .500 111 135
FOX FOX If necessary Toronto 1 1 .500 1 N.Y.Islanders 4 4 2 10 30 31 Buffalo 0 6 0 .000 121 198
Philadelphia 0 2 .000 2 N.Y.Rangers 4 4 1 9 29 30
Southeast Division New Jersey 3 7 1 7 19 36 South
@ Lakers vs. Memphis W L Pct GB W L T Pct PF PA
6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
vs.Utah
Atlanta 2 0 1.000 —
Northeast Division Tennessee 5 2 0 .714 199 117
7:30 p.m.
CSN-BA HD CSN-BA CSN-BA Miami 2 1 .667 1/2 W L OT Pts GF GA Houston 4 2 0 .667 153 167
Orlando 1 1 .500 1 Montreal 7 2 1 15 28 22 Indianapolis 4 2 0 .667 163 125
Washington 0 1 .000 1 1/2 Toronto 5 3 1 11 23 21 Jacksonville 3 4 0 .429 130 209
Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 21 Nov. 29 Dec. 5 Dec. 12
vs. Denver in vs. St.Louis @ Arizona vs. Seattle
Charlotte 0 2 .000 2 Boston 5 2 0 10 20 11
Bye vs.Tampa @ Packers North
London Central Division
10 a.m. 1:15 p.m. 1:05 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 10 a.m. 1:05 p.m.
W L Pct GB Ottawa 4 5 1 9 26 31 W L T Pct PF PA
CBS FOX FOX ESPN FOX FOX Buffalo 3 6 2 8 30 34 Pittsburgh 5 1 0 .833 137 82
Cleveland 1 1 .500 —
Indiana 1 1 .500 — Southeast Division Baltimore 5 2 0 .714 149 129
Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 21 Nov. 28 Dec. 5 Dec. 12 Cincinnati 2 4 0 .333 132 141
Chicago 0 1 .000 1/2 W L OT Pts GF GA
vs. Seattle vs.K.C. Bye @ Steelers vs.Miami @ Chargers @ Jags Detroit 0 2 .000 1 Cleveland 2 5 0 .286 118 142
1:15 p.m. 1:15 p.m. 10 a.m. 1:05 p.m. 1:05 p.m. 10 a.m. Tampa Bay 6 2 1 13 32 30
Milwaukee 0 2 .000 1
FOX CBS CBS CBS CBS CBS Washington 6 4 0 12 27 23 West
Atlanta 5 4 1 11 33 36 W L T Pct PF PA
WESTERN CONFERENCE Carolina 5 4 0 10 25 27
Kansas City 4 2 0 .667 150 112
LOCAL SCOREBOARD Southwest Division Florida 3 5 0 6 21 20
Oakland
San Diego
3
2
4
5
0
0
.429
.286
179
177
165
149
W L Pct GB Denver 2 5 0 .286 138 199
FOOTBALL Tsagarakis 8-12-126 -3-2,Serrata 1-8-20-0-1.Totals New Orleans 2 0 1.000 —
9-20-146-3-3.CAPUCHINO — Gretter 6-18-84-1-1, San Antonio 1 0 1.000 1/2 WESTERN CONFERENCE
Terra Nova 31,Menlo-Atherton 21
Terra Nova 7 10 0 14 — 31
Bacchi 1-3-13-0-0.Totals 7-21-97-1-1. Dallas 1 1 .500 1
Central Division
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
RECEIVING (catch-yards):HILLSDALE — Huni 3-86, Memphis 1 1 .500 1 East
Menlo-Atherton 14 0 7 0 — 21 Kelly 3-45, Salazar 1-19, G. Cecil 1-8, S. Cecil 1-10, Houston 0 2 .000 2 W L OT Pts GF GA
W L T Pct PF PA
Scoring summary Sato 1-7. Totals 9-146. CAPUCHINO — Griffths 4- Northwest Division Nashville 5 1 3 13 21 20 N.Y.Giants 4 2 0 .667 134 118
MA — Mashack 25 fumble return (Falkenhagen 27,Molina 2-24,Zermeno 1-33,Wild 1-5.Totals 7-97. W L Pct GB Chicago 6 5 1 13 36 36 Washington 4 3 0 .571 130 133
kick) TOTAL OFFENSE (rush-pass-total):HILLSADLE 145- Oklahoma City 2 0 1.000 — St.Louis 5 1 2 12 22 14 Philadelphia 4 3 0 .571 172 157
146-191.CAPUCHINO — 67-146-213. Portland 2 0 1.000 — Dallas 1 4 0 .200 102 111
MA — Cornew 9 pass from Fonua (Falkenhagen Denver 1 1 .500 1 Columbus 6 3 0 12 23 24
kick) Burlingame 28,King’s Academy 16 Minnesota 1 1 .500 1 Detroit 5 2 1 11 25 22 South
TN — Vargas 17 pass from Forbes (Manessis kick) Burlingame 7 7 7 7 — 28 Utah 0 2 .000 2 Northwest Division W L T Pct PF PA
TN — Vargas 16 pass from Forbes (Manessis kick) Knig’s Academy 6 3 0 7 — 16 Pacific Division W L OT Pts GF GA Atlanta 5 2 0 .714 169 133
TN — Manessis 34 field goal Scoring summary W L Pct GB Calgary 6 4 0 12 31 27 Tampa Bay 4 2 0 .667 98 128
Golden State 2 0 1.000 — New Orleans 4 3 0 .571 147 138
MA — Moody 13 run (Falkenhagen kick) B — Lesov 17 run (Nasre Kick) L.A.Lakers 2 0 1.000 — Colorado 5 4 1 11 34 38 Carolina 1 5 0 .167 75 130
TN — Manessis 17 pass from Forbes (Manessis KA — Carlisle 68 pass from Leong (pass fail) Sacramento 1 1 .500 1 Minnesota 4 3 2 10 25 24
kick) C — Cuddy 1 run (Nasre kick) Phoenix 1 2 .333 1 1/2 Vancouver 4 3 2 10 24 24 North
TN — Leaver 53 interception return (Manessis kick) L.A.Clippers 0 2 .000 2 Edmonton 3 4 2 8 28 33 W L T Pct PF PA
KA — Bostrom 23 field goal
Individual statistics Pacific Division Chicago 4 3 0 .571 126 114
B — Lesov 20 run (Nasre kick) — Green Bay 4 3 0 .571 167 136
RUSHING (carries-yards):TERRA NOVA — Cruz 3-10, B — Cuddy 1 run (Nasre kick) Friday’s Games W L OT Pts GF GA Minnesota 2 4 0 .333 111 116
Laurenson 1-10, Forbes 10-3, Team 1-(-16). Totals Indiana 104,Charlotte 101 Los Angeles 7 3 0 14 31 24 Detroit 1 5 0 .167 146 140
15-7. MENLO-ATHERTON — Moody 15-53, KA — Carlisle 21 run (Bostrom kick)
Mashack 9-40,Sakalia 5-34,Klein 2-15,Nascimento Individual statistics
New Jersey 106,Sacramento 100 Dallas 5 4 0 10 28 27
Atlanta 104,Philadelphia 101 San Jose 4 3 1 9 24 23 West
2-8,Clarence 2-5,Fonua 8-5,Hoech 1-(-6).Totals 44- RUSHING (carries-yards): BURLINGAME — Lesov W L T Pct PF PA
Toronto 101,Cleveland 81
154. 23-123, Cuddy 15-92, Pessah 12-84, Gutierrez 2-(- Boston 105,New York 101
Phoenix 3 3 3 9 23 26 Seattle 4 2 0 .667 120 107
PASSING (comp-att-yards-td-int):TERRA NOVA — 3).Totals 52-296.KING’S ACADEMY — Carlisle 15-84, Minnesota 96,Milwaukee 85 Anaheim 4 6 1 9 27 37 Arizona 3 3 0 .500 98 160
Forbes 16-22-239-3-0.MENLO-ATHERTON — Fonua Richardson 8-35, Connor 3-8, Middendorp 2-14, New Orleans 101,Denver 95 St.Louis 3 4 0 .429 120 131
10-17-80-1-2, Hoech 1-2-2-0-0. Totals 11-19-82-1- Recine 1-(-1).Totals 29-150. Oklahoma City 105,Detroit 104 Two points for a win,one point for overtime San Francisco 1 6 0 .143 113 162
2. PASSING (comp-att-yards-td-int):BURLINGAME — Miami 96,Orlando 70 Sunday’s Games
loss or shootout loss. Denver vs.San Francisco at London,10 a.m.
RECEIVING (catchs-yards):TERRA NOVA — Vargas Gutierrez 3-4-49-0-0.KING’S ACADEMY — RECINE Memphis 91,Dallas 90
6-88,Cruz 2-45,Emanuel 3-35,Manessis 3-27,Smith 2-5-21-0-0,LEONG 1-1-68-1-0.Totals 3-6-89-1-0. Golden State 109,L.A.Clippers 91 Washington at Detroit,10 a.m.
2-14.Totals 16-239. MENLO-ATHERTON — M. Cul- RECEIVING (catch-yards):BURLINGAME — Puliceno L.A.Lakers 114,Phoenix 106 Friday’s Games Buffalo at Kansas City,10 a.m.
hane 4-38, Perkins 2-22, Sakalia 3-11, Cornew 1-9, 1-20, Poulos 1-16, Lesov 1-13. Totals 3-52. KNIG’S Saturday’s Games Montreal 3,N.Y.Islanders 1 Carolina at St.Louis,10 a.m.
Klein 1-2.Totals 11-82. ACADEMY — Carlisle 1-68,Leong 1-12,Richardson Washington at Atlanta,4 p.m. Carolina 4,N.Y.Rangers 3 Miami at Cincinnati,10 a.m.
TOTAL OFFENSE (rush-pass-total):TERRA NOVA — 1-9.Totals 3-89. Sacramento at Cleveland,4:30 p.m. Jacksonville at Dallas,10 a.m.
Philadelphia 3,Pittsburgh 2 Green Bay at N.Y.Jets,10 a.m.
7-239-246.MENLO-ATHERTON — 154-82-236. TOTAL OFFENSE (rush-pass-total): BURLINGAME Portland at New York,4:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Memphis,5 p.m. Atlanta 4,Buffalo 3,OT Tennessee at San Diego,1:05 p.m.
Hillsdale 41,Capuchino 18 296-52-348.KING’S ACADEMY — 150-89-239. Edmonton 7,Chicago 4 Minnesota at New England,1:15 p.m.
Detroit at Chicago,5 p.m.
Hillsdale 14 20 7 0 — 41 BOYS’WATER POLO Philadelphia at Indiana,5 p.m. New Jersey 2,Anaheim 1 Seattle at Oakland,1:15 p.m.
Capuchino 0 6 6 6 — 18 Memorial Cup at Bellarmine
Scoring summary Harvard-Westlake 11,Sacred Heart Prep 10
H — Huni 42 pass from Tsagarakis (Sato kick) Sacred Heart Prep 12,Rio Americano 7
H — Salazar 16 run (Sato kick) Coronado 8,Menlo School 4
C — Molina 18 pass from Gretter (kick blocked) Jesuit 10,Menlo School 9 OT
H — Huni 15 pass from Tsagarakis (Sato kick) GIRLS’WATER POLO
H — G.Cecil 8 pass from Tsagarakis (Sato kick) NorCal Championships
H — Huni 29 pass from Tsagarakis (kick fail) Sacred Heart Prep 16,Rio Americano 3
C — Griffiths 37 run (run fail) Sacred Heart Prep 6,Castilleja 4
H — Jackson 56 fumble recovery (Sato kick) GIRLS’VOLLEYBALL
C — Wild 15 fumble recovery (pass fail) Mercy-Burlingame def.Menlo School 28-26,16-
Individual statistics 25, 25-13, 25-20 (Highlights: MS — Roy 11 kills,
RUSHING (carries-yards):HILLSDALE — Cretcher 1- 16 digs, 2 aces; Edelman 10 kills, 2 blocks; Frappier
0, Gebo 4-4, Salazar 15-127, Sarmiento 1-1, 40 assists).Records — Mercy-Burlingame 7-1 WBAL
Tsagarakis 1-13.Totals 22-145.CAPUCHINO — Scott Foothill,20-7 overall; Menlo School 4-4,17-10.
17-53, Gretter 13-(-5), Ewing 6-23, Griffiths 3-43, COLLEGE SOCCER
Davis 1-(-4).Totals 40-67. Women’s
PASSING (comp-att-yards-td-int): HILLSDALE — Cañada 6,Mission 0
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PANTHERS
more than five minutes remaining. The Knights

Continued from page 11


“It was a tough game,they
controlled the ball.We barely
got on the field (on offense)
never saw the ball again, as the Panthers stuck to
their gameplan and ran out the clock with 11
running plays for 54 yards.
RAIDERS
Continued from page 13
“It was a tough game, they controlled the
some trickery, as it is the season for such things.
the second half.” ball,” Carlisle said. “We barely got on the field
heel, just doing it week in and week out.
— Amir Carlisle,King’s Academy (on offense) the second half.”
Coming out of a timeout on third-and-16, the Hopefully we can put this week together and get
Knights called a double-reverse with receiver running back Limiting a runner who was averaging 185
on a little roll.”
Ben Leong chucking a long pass to a streaking yards rushing and two touchdowns a game,
The Seahawks are starting to do just that with
Carlisle, who caught the ball only a few yards field goal to put the Knights five points behind, Burlingame’s focus, said Pessah, who plays on
wins the past two weeks against Chicago and
ahead of a defender but turned on the jets to both sides of the ball.
14-9. Arizona. Seattle hasn’t won three in a row since
make it a 68-yard touchdown. The ensuing extra “We took it as a challenge all week to stop 2007 on the way to a fourth straight division title.
The second half featured a steady diet of Carlisle, he said.
point was mishandled, leaving the Panthers dives, sweeps and misdirections by the Panthers They’ve gotten a big boost this season from a
ahead 14-6. Burlingame improves to 5-3 overall and 3-1 in surprising source: former Raiders receiver Mike
offense, which left the Knights’ defense gassed
Two possessions later, Cuddy would hit pay- the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division, Williams. The former USC star was a draft bust
and Carlisle on the sidelines. Lesov and Cuddy while King’s Academy is now 1-3 in the Bay
dirt on a 1-yard touchdown with 4:27 remaining again had one touchdown each in the half. in Detroit before trying to resurrect his career in
in the half to put Burlingame up 14-6. King’s and 4-4 overall. Oakland.
Carlisle (15 carries, 84 yards) broke free for a
Academy drove down the field on its next pos- He was out of shape, with his weight report-
21-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter,
session but would get no further than the 6-yard edly reaching 271 pounds, and was cut three
line, leaving Brian Bostrom to convert a 23-yard but it was a case of too little too late, as a King’s Josh Koehn can be reached by e-mail: josh@smdai- years ago this weekend. After a brief stint with
Academy extra point made it 28-16 with just lyjournal.com or by phone: 344-5200 ext. 109. Tennessee, Williams spent the past two years out
contest, going on a 20-0 run to end the half with Hillsdale’s only score in the second half was of the NFL before getting another chance with

KNIGHTS
Continued from page 11
three touchdowns passes by Tsagarakis — two
to Huni and one to Grant Cecil for an 8-yard
score that made it 28-7.
on a 65-yard scoop-and-score by Dijuan
Jackson, who recovered a fumble forced by a big
hit by defensive back Michael Camel. In total,
his former college coach.
“I wouldn’t say I ever lost the love for the
game,” Williams said. “I just kind of lost my way
as far as being a pro, and how to be a pro, and
Capuchino coach Jordan Siden said his club the Knights defense forced four turnovers, three
of which were fumbles by Gretter. Hillsdale’s things like that. As far as football, football is
had a rough week of practice and morale has
play by Capuchino quarterback Tim Gretter at offense had three interceptions and one fumble always going to be important to me.”
been an issue. In the end though, he said he was
the Mustangs’ 23-yard line. Williams leads the Seahawks with 32 catches
proud of the way his team fought. of its own, but none of them directly resulted in
Justin Ewing kept Capuchino from losing for 348 yards in just six games, including 21 the
“Even though we got beat up on the score- points for the Mustangs.
control immediately by returning the ensuing past two games. Williams caught only seven
board, I think Hillsdale knows they played a With attention now shifting to the final two passes in six games with the Raiders.
kickoff 65 yards to the Hillsdale 29-yard line. tough game,” Siden said. “I honestly think this weeks of the season, Huni said that no bigger “Things didn’t really work out here,” Raiders
Five plays later, Lucciano Molina made a bril- was the best game we’ve played all season.” emphasis will be put on next week’s game, but cornerback Stanford Routt said. “He was all-
liant one-handed catch on a seam route for an The contest was certainly one of the best on rather the same focus. It will simply be another world at USC so the dude definitely has talent.
18-yard touchdown pass after Gretter faked a the season for Huni, who now has 10 touch- step to the postseason. You can’t ever overlook that. ... He’s bigger, he’s
draw. The extra point was blocked, leaving the downs on the year. “We consider every game our championship stronger, he’s physical. That’s his M.O. That’s
Mustangs trailing 14-6. “The QBs, both of them are close friends, so game,” Huni said, “and next week’s the first what he brings to the table. I saw it here, and
From there, Hillsdale asserted control of the we’re just all connecting,” he said. playoff game.” that’s what you see on film in Seattle right now.”

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Beverly Beasley Johnson. families. In San Mateo County, the Child Care

LOAN
Continued from page 1
The commission considered a two-month
loan, but allowed the extra month since the
new governor would not be in office yet. Also,
Coordinating Council sent out notices to 205
families with 325 children and another agency
sent out notices to 150 families.
many families and employees may not be The child-care program is designed to help
around during the upcoming holiday months. those who’ve transitioned off welfare. Stage 1
part of the $963 million erased from the state At the time of the unanimous vote, funding begins when the family first enters a welfare-
budget before signing. The program, which was scheduled to end Nov. 1. Funds from the
helps working families with child care, is to-work program and lasts up to six months or
state will now continue through Nov. 5, as when work becomes stable. Stage 2 follows
scheduled to end Nov. 5. On Friday, the First ordered Friday by the Superior Court of
5 San Mateo County Commission approved a when the family is transitioning off aid and
California in Alameda County. often requires some day care payment. Stage
loan of up to $705,000 to two organizations “The children of working poor parents will
that provide such services — Child Care 3 — the program in jeopardy — is the final
continue to receive child-care services term when a family is fully off cash aid. Day
Coordinating Council, known as the 4Cs, through next Friday,” state Superintendent
and PACE. If legislation in the works to rein- care costs are set by family size and income
Jack O’Connell wrote in a prepared state-
state the funds does not pass, First 5 will be and the program can last up until the child is
ment. “Regardless of the legal outcome of
out the money. However, the three months this case, the governor’s cruel and heartless age 12.
will allow social service providers to work veto has caused tremendous pain and uncer- In San Mateo County, the average family in
with affected families to find other solutions tainty for working families who are strug- Stage 3 works in administrative capacities
after January. gling to make ends meet. I remain committed legally implemented. such as dental records and averages a gross
“The likelihood of [legislation] being to working with the Legislature and the child- “Because of the governor’s veto of $256 income of $28,000 for a family of three. In
approved is slim,” said Debby Armstrong, care community to find funding that will pro- million in chil-care funding, thousands of par- comparison, the self-sufficiency level in San
executive director of First 5 San Mateo vide both a short- and long-term solution to ents were facing the grim choice of quitting Mateo County is approximately $67,000 in
County. “This is a risk of the commission. I this crisis that puts the needs of children their jobs to take care of their children,” gross income.
put it forward as a risk.” first.” Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, said In an Oct. 19 letter to First 5 San Mateo,
Taking the risk will allow agencies to work A hearing was set in the same court Nov. in a press release. “This is not only counter- Assemblyman John A. Pérez, D-Los Angeles,
with families to apply for additional help to 4, at which time the judge will consider productive — it doesn’t make economic asked the agency to help while elected offi-
cover food costs, allowing families to put the whether Schwarzenegger’s veto eliminating sense.” cials worked on legislative action to restore
funds toward child care, said Vice Chair all CalWORKS Stage 3 services can be Stateside, the cut hits more than 60,000 funding.

come back.’ As she was closing up, she said working late said the elevator kept going up gravediggers.

SPOOKY
Continued from page 1
there was a huge dog standing right in the
employee area then it disappeared,” recalls
Mitch Postel, executive director of the San
and down. He thought somebody was in the
building. While in the basement, the curator
saw the elevator come all the way down and
The Purissima Cemetery, all that’s left of
the town of Purissima south of Half Moon
Bay, includes a little boy who died from a
Mateo County Historical Society. the doors opened. fever. A grown man fell ill with similar symp-
The Woodside Store is touted by the socie- No one was there. toms about a week later and appeared to have
young woman who some 70-odd years ago ty as a way to visit the 1880s. Dr. R.O. Tripp For his part, Postel said he doesn’t believe also died. However, he woke up just as funer-
had an illicit affair with a handsome piano and Mathias Parkhurst built it in 1854 and it in ghost stories but can see why some people al preparations were being finished.
player in the restaurant bar even though she served as country store, post office and com- do. First, there’s the desire to want something Suddenly the boy’s family and the town
was already a wife and mother. The woman munity center until 1909. Dr. Tripp always after death — to think it’s not all over. were worried — “Oh my god, did we bury this
died in a violent automobile accident and now had big dogs around the property, Postel said. Then, of course, there is loving the thrill of kid alive?” Postel recounts.
haunts the distillery, looking for her lost love. Some of those animals made it into photo- The city exhumed the boy’s grave and
graphs from the era currently in the society’s the unknown, the curiosity of another world.
Many unexplained events have been If there were to be spirits hanging around, opened the coffin. His body was flipped over
chalked up to the Blue Lady: mysterious possession. The particular employee looked at inside.
phone calls, rooms locked from the inside, some of those pictures and what do you think Postel suggests one of Colma’s many ceme-
teries as a good spot. After all, they do house For all its skin-crawling entertainment,
women diners losing earrings only to have she saw? The same dog that gave her such a Postel isn’t so certain about the story’s histor-
them all discovered in a single spot weeks fright. many known figures, like Wyatt Earp, William
Randolph Hearst and Joe DiMaggio. ical accuracy.
later and even sightings reported by children. Postel said he didn’t get much of a chance “I wouldn’t stake my life on it,” Postel said.
Further inland, an employee at the to interview her about what she saw after that. But the Colma Historical Association is
quick to dismiss the idea, especially around Maybe that’s why ghost stories are about
Woodside Store was so shaken by a ghostly The county history museum itself might the dead.
canine apparition that dissolved before her have a spirit or two hanging around. The Halloween when some might take ghoulish
eyes, she quit. Redwood City Kiwanis helped the museum fascination a little too far.
“It was a rainy, stormy Saturday when I got move into his current home at the historical Don’t worry; Postel dug up a tale for those Michelle Durand can be reached by e-mail:
a call and she said ‘I can’t stay here. I can’t courthouse and one member reported seeing whose Halloween wouldn’t be complete with- michelle@smdailyjournal.com or by phone: (650)
movement and lights. One night, a curator out at least one story involving headstones and 344-5200 ext. 102.

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SEE PAGE 21

‘Monsters’not so scary
By Christy Lemire Americans stranded in Mexico don’t say.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS can’t get back across the border Yes, “Monsters” really is that
because there’s a giant infected heavy-handed, which might have
Even if the visually similar zone filled with scary aliens block- been more tolerable if it had at
“Cloverfield” and the thematically
similar “District 9” didn’t already
exist, “Monsters” would still seem
ing their way. American troops
who patrol this northernmost part
of the country are arrogant jerks,
least offered some vague tension or
even the slightest glimmer of
chemistry between its two stars,
The art of
painfully hackneyed and obvious.
See if you can figure out what
the allegory is within this
while the Mexican people who
help our twentysomething travelers
are generous and kind.
who share the screen pretty much
the entire time.
Photojournalist Andrew Kaulder
the game
sci-fi tale: A cou- Once they do reach the edge of (Scoot McNairy) has been cover- By Jeremy Venook
ple of the United States, they see a tall, ing the ugly, ongoing battle
T
o say that video games are popular
foreboding wall intended to keep between humans and the aliens is an understatement. Since the first
intruders out. they’ve been struggling to contain. video games way, way back in the
In case we still can’t figure out His publisher’s daughter, Sam 1940s, gaming has become a multi-billion
the point of Gareth Edwards’ film, Wynden (Whitney Able), finds her- dollar industry, and com-
panies have expanded
he has one of his characters self trapped in Mexico and needing their focus to games that
state the following: “You an escort back home. They’re appeal to all consumers
know, it’s different reluctant companions on this jour- rather than just their tra-
looking at ney, which means naturally they’re ditional young adult male
demographic. As games
America from going to end up falling for each become more and more
the outside, other because they’re facing lifelike through various
in.” extraordinary circumstances features like motion con-
Huh. together and, well, because they’re trol, graphical enhancements and constantly
Yo u in a movie. updating challenges, a question has arisen —
can video games be considered an art form?
But neither of them is thrilled The discussion has stretched beyond just
about the normal life that’s waiting the gaming community, and has received a
for them on the other side. As they fair amount of coverage in other media as
chat and get to know each other gamers and critics duke it out. Even Pulitzer
Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert
weighed in earlier this year, riling up the
See MONSTERS, Page 20 gaming community by stating that due to
their interactive and goal-oriented nature,
along with their general lack of depth, video
games could never be considered an art
form, and are much more akin to sports and
other games. After thousands of comments
from the on-line gaming community, he
entered into something of a dialogue on the
subject; however, his original statement
echoes the most prominent arguments
against the label.
It is true you experience a video game dif-
ferently than any other art form; after all,
exploring a pre-rendered, interactive world is
very different from listening to music or
watching a film. However, this argument is a
double-edged sword, and points just as
strongly toward the perception of video
games as an art form. Video games offer a
unique style of immersion impossible with
any other medium. As games become more
and more layered, there are ever-increasing
ways for the player to access the piece.
Games can be speed-run in an hour or rel-
ished for more than 40. A player gets to
decide the depth at which he or she will
access the game — search far and wide for
every unlockable item and quest, or take the
most linear path to the ending. The record
for a speed-run of Nintendo’s “The Legend
of Zelda: Ocarina of Time,” consistently
ranked among the greatest games in history,
stands at under an hour. I once spent at least

See GAMES, Page 22

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Shelton Foundation in collaboration with Director Liptsin said, “As simple as delight. 1192 Market St. (above the Civic
the International Theatre Ensemble. that; it’s funny and sad.” Center BART station). www.shnsf.com
Through Nov. 17. or (888) SHN-1799. Through Nov. 28.
OH,AND DID YOU KNOW?: ***
CAST: Liptsin, who established one of the first San Francisco Ballet’s Nutcracker
MATT SHELTON Russell Richardson (Andrei), Elena independent theatre ensembles in comes alive in the lobby of the Opera
Alison Osborne (left) as Olga,Genevieve Wilton (upper right) Segal (Natasha), Alison Osborne (Olga), Ukraine, currently works as a director and House one hour prior to curtain at six spe-
as Irina and Cara Phillips (lower right) as Masha in Director Cara Phillips (Masha), Genevieve Wilton professor of drama, teaching acting at cial Family Performances (Dec. 9, 10, 12,
Oleg Liptsin’s THREE SISTERS. FINAL CUT at the Shelton (Irina), Greg Young (Kulygin), Kevin Slavic University in Moscow and at the 14, 15 and 17) as costumed characters
Theater through Nov.17. Giffin (Vershinin), Arif Husain (Baron), Shelton Theater School in San Francisco. greet guests. The first 500 children to
Matt Shelton (Soleny), Steve Mann *** arrive receive a special gift and at inter-
(Chebutykin) and Fritz Zimmerman Scenes from THREE SISTERS. mission everyone is treated to juice and
(Rode). FINAL CUT can be found on youtube at cookies. Complimentary booster seats are
TODAY’S
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLM1 available for children seated on the
STAGE DIRECTIONS: O5jwlKE&feature=related and Orchestra level. In order to prepare chil-
MOVIE TIMES The Shelton Theater, 533 Sutter St.
between Mason and Powell streets), is
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JBD
EJHvC3c.
dren for the performance, SFB has creat-
ed a resource guide filled with word
games, pictures and easy-to-digest infor-
two blocks from Union Square. Enter the SCENE AROUND: mation that explains the Nutcracker plot.
doorway set between shops and galleries.
Looking for something different to do The guide can be printed from
CENTURY 12 DOWNTOWN • SAN MATEO • 558-0512 Go down the hall to a cozy lobby where http://www.sfballet.org/media/pdf/nut-
CONVICTION (R) (11:00 AM) | (1:40) | (4:15) | 7:00 | 9:45 HEREAFTER (PG-13) you find the ticket counter. Proceed on Halloween? American Conservatory
(11:20 AM) | (12:40) | (2:30) | (3:45) | (5:45) | 7:05 | 9:00 | 10:20 JACKASS 3D (R) Theater offers an alternative to the usual cracker_guide_9.pdf. www.sfballet.org or
downstairs to a 73-seat theater that keeps (415) 865-2000.
(12:20) | (2:50) | (5:25) | 8:00 | 10:35 LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS: THE OWLS
the audience close to the action. The spooky fare with its production of Tarell
OF GA’HOOLE (PG) (11:15 AM) | (1:55) | (4:30) LIFE AS WE KNOW IT (PG-13) Alvin McCraney’s Marcus; or The Secret
(11:15 AM) | (1:55) | (4:45) | 7:35 | 10:15 PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2 (R) (11:25 Powell/Market St. BART is five blocks
of Sweet. For the 7 p.m. performance on
AM) | (12:30) | (2:00) | (3:00) | (4:40) | (5:30) | 7:15 | 8:05 | 9:50 | 10:35 RED (PG- away. The Sutter/Stockton Garage is an Susan Cohn can be reached at susan@smdai-
13) (11:05 AM) | (1:45) | (4:25) | 7:10 | 10:00 SAW 3D - THE FINAL CHAPTER (R)
Sunday Oct. 31, Premium Orchestra seats
easy two-block walk. lyjournal.com.
(12:00) | (2:20) | (4:50) | 7:30 | 10:10 SECRETARIAT (PG) (10:55 AM) | (1:45) | (4:35)
| 7:30 | 10:30 THE SOCIAL NETWORK (PG-13) (11:00 AM) | (1:50) | (4:45) | 7:40 |
10:30 THE TOWN (R) 7:20 | 10:25
does deserve some points for effort and
CENTURY 20 DOWNTOWN REDWOOD CITY • 201-1341
ALPHA AND OMEGA (PG) 11:20 AM | 1:35 | 3:50 | 6:00 | 8:15 | 10:25 CONVICTION
MONSTERS ‘Monsters’ technical ingenuity. Visually, “Monsters”
manages a lot with a little budget. The
Continued from page 19 Director:Gareth Edwards monster effects, sometimes seen through a
(R) 11:40 AM | 2:15 | 4:50 | 7:25 | 10:05 EASY A (PG-13) 12:25 | 2:45 | 5:10 | 7:30 |
9:50 HEREAFTER (PG-13) 11:25 AM | 12:50 | 2:30 | 4:00 | 5:25 | 7:00 | 8:30 | 10:00 Cast: Whitney Able,Scoot hand-held video camera’s viewfinder, are
JACKASS 3D (R) 1:05 | 2:35 | 3:30 | 5:50 | 7:10 | 8:15 | 10:40 LEGEND OF THE McNairy intriguing in an understated way. Edwards
GUARDIANS: THE OWLS OF GA’HOOLE 3D (PG) 11:30 AM | 1:55 | 4:20 | 6:50 | 9:15 through various dangers and obstacles, also was wise to refrain from showing us
Rated: R for language
LIFE AS WE KNOW IT (PG-13) 11:40 AM | 2:15 | 4:55 | 7:35 | 10:15 PARANORMAL Kaulder reveals the awkward relationship Grade: the aliens in all their grody glory until just
ACTIVITY 2 (R) 11:35 AM | 12:15 | 1:00 | 1:50 | 3:20 | 4:10 | 4:55 | 5:40 | 6:35 | 8:05 he shares with his young son; Sam, mean-
| 9:00 | 9:45 | 10:30 RED (PG-13) 11:45 AM | 12:55 | 2:20 | 3:40 | 5:15 | 6:30 | 8:00 about the end of the film, instead teasing
| 9:20 | 10:35 SAW 3D - THE FINAL CHAPTER (R) 11:25 AM | 12:45 | 1:45 | 3:05 | while, has a fiance she doesn’t seem terri- us with glimpses of their tentacles and
4:15 | 5:30 | 6:40 | 7:55 | 9:10 | 10:20 SECRETARIAT (PG) 11:15 AM | 2:00 | 4:45 | bly enthused about seeing. chunks of their charred carcasses.
7:40 | 10:30 THE SOCIAL NETWORK (PG-13) 11:15 AM | 2:10 | 5:00 | 7:50 | 10:40 This prompts Kaulder to make the
THE TOWN (R) 1:25 | 4:15 | 7:05 | 9:55 WAITING FOR SUPERMAN (PG) 11:50 AM
When a couple of aliens do encounter
| 2:25 | 5:05 | 7:45 | 10:20
observation, as they stand on the brink of each other for Kaulder and Sam and the
crossing the border, that they’ll soon be audience to see ... well, it’s meant to be
CENTURY AT TANFORAN • SAN BRUNO • (800)FAN-DANG returning to their separate lives once the whole time but they’re still not very hugely symbolic, too. But you get the
ALPHA AND OMEGA (PG) (12:10) | (2:25) | (4:50) CONVICTION (R) (12:00) | (2:35) | more. Again, if the writing is strong well drawn. sense that Gareth only knows how to toy
(5:15) | 7:50 | 10:45 EASY A (PG-13) 7:05 | 9:25 HEREAFTER (PG-13) (11:35 AM) | enough, these things shouldn’t have to be It’s a shame, too, because Edwards — with lofty concepts rather than dig deeper
(12:50) | (2:30) | (4:10) | (5:25) | 7:20 | 8:25 | 10:30 JACKASS 3D (R) (12:15) | (1:15) spelled out for us. Kaulder and Sam talk as writer, director and cinematographer — and offer real critical meaning.
| (2:55) | (3:40) | (5:30) | 6:15 | 7:55 | 8:50 | 10:40 LIFE AS WE KNOW IT (PG-13)
(11:30 AM) | (2:15) | (5:00) | 7:40 | 10:35 PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2 (R) (11:45 AM)
| (12:20) | (12:55) | (1:30) | (2:05) | (2:40) | (3:15) | (3:50) | (4:25) | (5:05) | (5:35) |
6:10 | 6:45 | 7:25 | 8:00 | 8:35 | 9:05 | 9:45 | 10:20 | 10:50 RED (PG-13) (11:25 AM)
| (1:05) | (2:10) | (3:45) | (4:55) | 6:25 | 7:45 | 9:15 | 10:25 SAW 3D - THE FINAL
CHAPTER (R) (11:20 AM) | (12:30) | (1:40) | (2:50) | (4:00) | (5:10) | 6:20 | 7:30 |
8:40 | 9:50 | 11:00 SECRETARIAT (PG) (1:25) | (4:20) | 7:10 | 10:00 THE SOCIAL
NETWORK (PG-13) (11:40 AM) | (1:10) | (2:45) | (4:05) | (5:40) | 7:15 | 8:30 | 10:10
THE TOWN (R) (11:55 AM) | (3:05) | 6:00 | 9:00

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LEAVING (Patir) (NR) (2:45) | (5:00) | 7:15 | 9:30 NEVER LET ME GO (R) (4:30) | 9:15
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PICKUP ON SOUTH STREET (1953) (NR) 7:30 WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS
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CONVICTION (R) 12:15 AM | (11:20 AM) | (1:55) | (4:30) | 7:05 | 9:40 EASY A (PG-
13) 12:10 AM | (12:30) | (2:50) | (5:10) | 7:30 | 9:50 HEREAFTER (PG-13) (11:45 AM)
| (1:15) | (2:45) | (4:15) | (5:45) | 7:15 | 8:45 | 10:15 | 11:45 JACKASS 3D (R) (12:00)
| (1:10) | (2:20) | (3:30) | (4:40) | (5:50) | 7:00 | 8:10 | 9:20 | 10:30 | 11:45 LEGEND
OF THE GUARDIANS: THE OWLS OF GA’HOOLE 3D (PG) (11:55 AM) | (2:25) | (4:55)
| 7:25 | 10:00 LIFE AS WE KNOW IT (PG-13) (11:05 AM) | (1:50) | (4:30) | 7:15 |
10:05 PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2 (R) (11:00 AM) | (11:35 AM) | (12:10) | (12:45) |
(1:20) | (1:55) | (2:30) | (3:05) | (3:40) | (4:15) | (4:50) | (5:25) | 6:00 | 6:35 | 7:10 |
7:45 | 8:20 | 8:55 | 9:30 | 10:05 | 10:45 | 11:20 | 11:50 RED (PG-13) (11:05 AM) |
(12:25) | (1:45) | (3:05) | (4:25) | (5:45) | 7:05 | 8:25 | 9:45 | 11:05 SAW 3D - THE
FINAL CHAPTER (R) 12:15 AM | (11:25 AM) | (12:35) | (1:45) | (2:55) | (4:05) | (5:15)
| 6:25 | 7:35 | 8:45 | 9:55 | 11:15 SECRETARIAT (PG) (1:30) | (4:20) | 7:10 | 10:00
THE SOCIAL NETWORK (PG-13) (11:00 AM) | (1:50) | (4:40) | 7:30 | 10:20 STONE
(R) (11:55 AM) | (2:25) | (4:55) | 7:25 | 9:55 THE TOWN (R) (11:10 AM) | (2:00) |
(4:50) | 7:40 | 10:30

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INSIDE JOB (PG-13) (1:55) | (4:40) | 7:20 | 9:55 WAITING FOR SUPERMAN (PG)
(1:45) | (4:30) | 7:15 | 9:50
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‘Hornet’s Nest’hobbles ‘Dragon’hero


By David Germain won’t be able to make much sense
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ‘The Girl of it all, and unless you’re already
invested in this saga from earlier
Troubled savant Lisbeth Salander Who Kicked the installments, you’ll probably have
little empathy for Lisbeth and her
isn’t up to much in “The Girl Who
Kicked the Hornet’s Nest,” the film Hornet’s Nest’ band of allies, among them her jour-
nalist champion Mikael Blomkvist
adaptation of the final chapter in
late author Stieg Larsson’s trilogy. Director:Daniel Alfredson (Michael Nyqvist), his magazine
Lisbeth goes out with a whimper Cast: Michael Nyqvist, colleague (Lena Endre) and an
after the way she outsmarted ene- Noomi Rapace, attorney (Annika Hallin).
mies and went on bloody rampages Michalis The villains are a pretty silly,
in “The Girl With the Dragon Koutsogiannakis, inept bunch, including a con-
Tattoo” and “The Girl Who Played Anders Ahlbom,Hans temptible psychiatrist (Anders
With Fire.” Alfredson Ahlbom Rosendahl) whose minis-
Now she’s just the girl locked in a Rated: R for strong violence, trations helped turn Lisbeth into the
hospital room, recovering from some sexual material, emotional mess she is.
wounds inflicted in Part 2. The girl and brief language Lisbeth at her best, as she was in
in police custody, awaiting trial for Grade: the first movie, would have this
the attempted murder of her vile gang for breakfast. While “Hornet’s
father. The girl in a stuffy court- Nest” is faithful to Larsson’s story,
room, looking to regain her free- Lisbeth just withers in captivity on
dom. screen. Rapace brings the same
Only in the closing minutes of understated intensity to the charac-
this long, snoozy finale does Lisbeth’s room is her dad (Georgi ter, but intensity caged in cramped
Lisbeth (again played by Noomi Staykov), the bestial Russian defec- rooms is about as exciting to watch
Rapace) get out in the world and tor she nearly burned to death in her as it sounds.
mix it up with one more bad guy, childhood and tried to snuff with a The three Swedish-language films
but that climax is a dreary, passive shovel at the end of the second have taken in more $200 million
letdown compared to the wily sur- movie (tough people to kill, this combined worldwide. Now
vival skills she displayed in the ear- Salander clan). Hollywood is having a go at the
lier movies. In a clunky, talky string of franchise, with David Fincher
Lisbeth stuck in a confined space episodes, director Daniel Alfredson directing an English-language
is like Superman trapped in a phone (who also made the second movie) remake of “The Girl With the
booth: It’s a blueprint for a mighty reveals the scope of a government Dragon Tattoo,” starring Daniel
boring superhero movie. conspiracy responsible for the per- Craig and Rooney Mara.
“Hornet’s Nest” picks up where secution and psychiatric incarcera- The Fincher production is going
“The Girl Who Played With Fire” tion to which Lisbeth was subjected to be aiming for far more than $200
left off, Lisbeth gravely injured by a for years. million in returns from the first
bullet in her brain courtesy of her Fair warning to anyone who has movie alone. Good or bad, the big-
creepy hulk of a half brother not read the books or seen the first budget American extravaganzas no Troubled savant Lisbeth Salander isn’t up to much in ‘The Girl Who Kicked
(Mikael Spreitz). two movies: Don’t bother. You doubt will stir up more of a hornet’s the Hornet’s Nest,’the film adaptation of the final chapter in late author Stieg
Just up the hospital hall from nest where the action is concerned. Larsson’s trilogy.
22 Weekend • Oct. 30-31, 2010 WEEKEND JOURNAL THE DAILY JOURNAL

GAMES
Continued from page 19
World’s largest cruise liner has twin
By Matti Huuhtanen
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
30 hours (not in one sitting, of course) on a play-through as
I sought every secret in the game’s complex world.
The belief that video games can’t carry a message lost HELSINKI — The second in a pair of
weight at least a decade ago. “Ocarina of Time,” released in the largest cruise liners in the world —
1998, questions the concept of time, requiring the player an extravagant behemoth spanning near-
character to move back and forth seven years at a time to ly four football fields, with a 3-D movie
manipulate his destiny. Its sequel, “Legend of Zelda: theater, an open-air central park and
Majora’s Mask,” creates a repeating time loop that often room for 8,300 people — set sail Friday
leads to world destruction; a central message of faith in good for its new home port in Florida.
deeds becomes clear as the player rushes to solve problems The Allure of the Seas, which cruised
in only three days. By the end of Team Ico’s “Shadow of the out of the shipyard in Turku, in south-
Colossus,” the player begins to question his motives in seek- western Finland where it was built, faces
ing out and destroying the behemoth-like Colossi; are they its first big test Saturday, when it must
the monsters, or is the player character the monster for squeeze under a Danish bridge, just one
awakening and destroying the seemingly peaceful creatures? foot taller than the ship — even after its
Meanwhile, it’s getting easier and easier to submerge one- telescopic smokestacks are lowered.
self in the worlds of video games as consoles and handheld The gigantic vessel is the sister ship of
systems alike allow for increasingly realistic and striking the Oasis of the Seas, which was also
graphics. Take a look at some of the screenshots from 2005’s delivered to Royal Caribbean Cruise
“Shadow of the Colossus.” Though a “generation” of con- Lines last year with a price tag of about
soles has passed since the game first came out, the game’s $1.5 billion. The Allure of the Seas is in
majestic landscapes are still breathtaking in both scope and the same price range, said Juha Like its twin, the Oasis of the Seas,the Allure of the Seas spans 1,200 feet from bow
realism. Heikinheimo, managing director of STX to stern,and its height from sea level is 236 feet.
Most importantly, though, it must be remembered that Finland, which constructed the vessel. tance of 32 feet between the central park that their cruise bookings were nearly
some art forms and styles went through a similar phase of Like its twin, the Allure of the Seas and promenade. full.
consideration. Though movies were around as early as the spans 1,200 feet from bow to stern, and The ship’s home port will be Fort “Markets have developed well. We are
late 19th century, it took several decades for them to be con- its height from sea level is 236 feet. Lauderdale in Florida, where it is not in the same situation as we were
sidered an art form. The symphonies of Arnold Schoenberg It can accommodate 6,300 passengers expected to arrive in a few weeks. Its before 2008,” said Harri Kulovaara, a
were once booed during their performance, and one of and some 2,000 crew, and has dozens of departure was delayed Friday by more deputy director at Royal Caribbean.
Jackson Pollock’s exhibitions was once called “a joke in bad restaurants, cafes and bars along a prom- than two hours because of extensive fog “Our bookings have been full for a year,
taste.” The debate about video games will undoubtedly con- enade shopping street that includes a in the harbor. down to almost the last berth.”
tinue for many years; in the meantime, however, whether park with living trees and numerous Like the Oasis of the Seas, it is sched- Construction of the Allure of the Sea
they can be considered art is in the eye of the player. plants. The ship boasts a two-deck high uled to pass under the Great Belt Fixed at STX Finland’s Turku yard began in
dance hall, a 1,380-seat theater and an Link off the Danish coast. Last year, the February 2008. The company employs
ice skating rink, numerous pools, spas, other ship passed below the bridge with 3,300 people in Finland, of whom 1,100
Jeremy Venook is a senior at San Mateo High School. Student News gyms and a rock climbing wall. less than a 2-foot (half-meter) gap, are currently laid off. More layoffs are
appears in the weekend edition. You can e-mail Student News at bridge operators said. expected with no new projects until next
news@smdailyjournal.com. It names the Rising Tide Bar as one of
its showpieces — an elliptical restaurant The shipping line said that cruise trav- autumn when the Turku yard is expected
platform accommodating 50 customers el, especially in the United States, had to begin the construction of a passenger
that ascends and descends a vertical dis- picked up since the global downturn and ferry.
THE DAILY JOURNAL WEEKEND JOURNAL Weekend • Oct. 30-31, 2010 23
of first-degree murder for the second time and

VIGIL
Continued from page 3
will be sentenced in November.
Charene Mack, Tamika’s mother, didn’t ini-
tially want to speak at Friday’s memorial but
SATURDAY, OCT. 30
Calendar
Hillsdale High School presents more information or to buy tickets
eventually agreed. Flanked by her daughter, Meditation for Beginners. 2 p.m. to ‘Fiddler on the Roof.’ 2 p.m. and 8 visit smhsdrama.org.
Nicole, Charene Mack asked the audience to 3 p.m. International Translation p.m. Hillsdale High School, 3115
who’s who of intimate crime in San Mateo join them in lighting candles for Tamika, the Institute, 1777 Muchinson Drive, Del Monte St., San Mateo. Hillsdale FRIDAY, NOV. 5
County. Burlingame. Free. For more informa- High School Theatre will present Flickr Workshop. 9:30 a.m.
other deceased victims and every person tion call 692-5912. ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ a Tony-Award- Woodside Library, 3410 Woodside
On Oct. 6, 2002, Eddie Rapoza drove a affected by abuse. winning musical about the enduring Road, Woodside. Learn how to use
minivan off a Moss Beach cliff, killing his 34- “May these flames burn brightly to illumi- Halloween Haunted. 3 p.m. to 6 bonds of family — a tale of love, the photo-sharing website to upload,
p.m. Hiller Aviation Museum, 601 laughter, devotion, defiance and edit and share photos. Free. For more
year-old pregnant wife, Raye Lynn, and 4- nate the problem of domestic violence,” she Skyway Road, San Carlos. Enjoy changing traditions. $15 general information call 851-0147.
year-old daughter. Rapoza survived the plunge said, adding it also reflects the warmth of their arts and crafts, food and spooky sur- admission.
and was sentenced to life in prison without prises at the Halloween Hangar Fall Harvest Book Sale. 11 a.m. to
love. Hunt. Event included in museum Trick-or-Treat on Twin Pines 4:30 p.m. San Mateo Public Library,
parole. The newest entry on the victim list was admission; free of charge for chil- Lane. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Belmont 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. Diverse
On Oct. 28, 2003, Emerenciana Lecaroz, 47, Parima Parineh who died April 14 in her dren 4 and under. For more informa- Parks & Recreation Department, 30 selection of books sorted in 35 cate-
tion visit hiller.org/halloween.shtml. Twin Pines Lane, Belmont. Join the gories. Bargain prices, bring your
died of several stab wounds in her Belmont Woodside home. Her husband is accused of ghoulish games, haunted house and own bag. Sponsored in part by the
home. Her boyfriend Johnny Sotto, the prime shooting her and staging the scene to look like Preschool Family Fun Day. 4120 frightening food. For more informa- Daily Journal. Free admission. For
suspect, was found dead in Golden Gate Park. Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. 9:30 tion on pricing call 610-0715. more information call 522-7802.
a suicide but has not yet had a preliminary a.m. to 2 p.m. Preschool Family and
On March 25, 2005, Sharen Theresa hearing or trial. Young Fives hosts its annual Family Halloween Trick-or-Treating and Redwood City International Latino
Sulpizio-May’s estranged husband attacked Friday’s event, which in part marked Fun Day for all ages. Raffle, train Special Events. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Film Festival. 5 p.m. San Mateo
rides, carnival games, magic shows, Hillsdale Shopping Center, Located County History Museum, 225 37th
with a pair of poultry shears in the hallway of October as Domestic Violence Awareness live music, food and bake sale and off Highway 101 at Hillsdale Ave., San Mateo. A gala opening
a San Mateo office building. Sulpizio-May, Month, began with a slew of resource tables used book sale. Free. For more infor- Boulevard, San Mateo. Join us at our reception with Latino delicacies, bev-
40, died and Lawrence May was sentenced to including victim assistance and legal help. mation contact 856-0833. Halloween ‘SPOOK’tacular for erages and live entertainment high-
Trick or Treating (kids up to 12 years lighting women and film. Festival
life in prison without parole. Among the tables in the plaza of the County Russian Halloween 2010. 9:30 p.m. old only, while supplies last) from 5 runs through Sunday, Nov. 7. $25.
On Aug. 18, 2005, Tony Richards, 53, killed Government Center were near-life size purple to 2 p.m. British Bankers Club, 1090 p.m. to 6 p.m. Meet Magician For more information visit redwood-
El Camino Real, Menlo Park. A Timothy James and Silly Ricky, city.org/LatinoFilmFestival.
his 54-year-old wife, Nicole, and two daugh- cutouts representing specific victims. A bright night of music, costumes and danc- Juggler and Balloon Twister. Enjoy
ters, 17-year-old Alexa and 13-year-old Tessa yellow tag at the bottom offered their names ing with prizes for best male and ghostly crafts. Free. For more infor- Redwood City International
because of mounting financial problems. He and times of death, offering vivid reminders of female costumes. For more informa- mation call 345-8222 or visit Latino Film Festival. 6:45 p.m.
tion visit krakadil.com. www.hillsdale.com. Downtown Century 20 Theatres, 825
placed their bodies in a backyard freezer once vivid lives. Middlefield Road, Redwood City.
before typing a multi-page confession to Pastor Albert Macklyn of New Sweet Home Spook Parade. 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Halloween Dance Party. 5 p.m. to Screenings of the award-winning
Serramonte Center, Serramonte and 8:30 p.m. Burlingame Masonic Hall, movies ‘Habana Eva,’ with a Q&A
police and killing himself. Church said the goal is not just for victims to Gellert boulevards, Daly City. Kids 145 Park Road, Burlingame. Foxtrot session with the director, and ‘Oveja
On July 22, 2006, Tamika Mack-Norton was free themselves but for everybody to partici- of all ages are invited for Halloween lessons from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., dance Negra (Black Sheep).’ Films are in
fatally stabbed by her husband, Quincy Dean pate in breaking the cycle of violence. fun at the Serramonte Center. Free. party from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $12 for Spanish with English subtitles.
For more information visit serramon- lessons and dance, $10 for dance Festival runs through Sunday, Nov.
Norton Sr., as their young children were in “If we don’t stop it now,” he said. “Who is tecenter.com. only. For more information visit boo- 7. $9 per film. For more information
nearby rooms. Norton was recently convicted going to stop it?” giewoogieballroom.com. v i s i t
Halloween with Redwood redwoodcity.org/LatinoFilmFestival
Symphony. 3 p.m. Cañada College MONDAY, NOV. 1 .
to use or rebuild Line 132. It will remain intact
QUESTIONS underground, however, since moving it could
affect the stability of the ground. Such lines are
traditionally removed only when requested, said
Main Theatre, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd.,
Redwood City. Both the audience
and the musicians are invited to
come in costume for a program
including the theme from ‘Harry
Lecture: Booktalks with the San
Mateo Public Library. 10 a.m. to 11
a.m., San Mateo Senior Center, 2645
Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo.
Hear about two latest popular biogra-
All-Beethoven Violin Concert. 8
p.m. Congregational Church of
Belmont, 751 Alameda de las
Pulgas, Belmont. Featuring violinist
Continued from page 1 Kirk Johnson, vice president of gas engineering Potter,’ a Disney Suite and the classic phies. ‘Tony Curtis: American Prince’ Eric Leong and pianist Dmitriy
John Phillip Sousa march ‘Stars and and ‘A Memoir & Eddie Fisher, Been Corgay. $15, $10 for seniors, free
and operations. Stripes Forever.’ $20 in advance, $25 there, Done That.’ Free. For more for children 8 and under. For more
ronmental health departments, California The process for relocating that line has yet to at the door, $10 for children and stu- information call 522-7490. information visit uccbelmont.org.
Public Utilities Commission, elected officials dents. For more information visit
begin, but is promised to be a public one. redwoodsymphony.org. Hearing Loss Association Meeting. Roy Cloud School of the Redwood
and California Department of Insurance to Concerns arose earlier this week, however, 1 p.m. Veteran’s Memorial Senior City School District presents Willy
answer questions of the public. While questions Haunted House. 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Center, 1455 Madison Ave., Redwood Wonka Jr. 400 Duane St., Redwood
when the California Public Utilities Mckinley Elementary School, 701 City. Susan Feldy will be speaking on City. Roald Dahl’s timeless story of
may remain, many residents commented on the Commission voted to allow increased gas pres- Paloma Ave., Burlingame. A haunted ‘How Medical Drugs Affect Hearing,’ the mysterious candy man and his
helpfulness of such meetings. sure if needed on other lines. Many questions house with a 1930’s theme, including followed by refreshments. Free. For quest to find an heir comes to life in
sideshow oddities, a scary for- more information call 345-4551. this stage adaptation of Charlie and
Maryann Jensen, whose house is yellow focused on the safety of this decision. tuneteller and creepy clowns. $5. For the Chocolate Factory. For ticket
tagged, explained the difficulty is the hypothet- “We don’t gamble with people’s safety,” said more information e-mail ssena- WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3 information call 369-2264.
ical situations. Her family, for example, is rent- Richard Clark, director of consumer protection tore@mac.com. Beginning Internet. 10:30 a.m.
Holiday Art Exhibit Sale. Adult
Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de
ing another house and has not started restoring and safety division for the CPUC. Ghost Story Theatre. Il Piccolo las Pulgas, Belmont. Learn how to Community Center, 601 Chestnut
the house. Knowing the tax laws around Clark continued that the decision is for mar- Cafe, 1219 Broadway, Burlingame. evaluate and search the Internet for St., San Carlos. The San Carlos Fine
Enjoy an evening of spooky stories information. Free. For more informa- Arts Association’s fall show will
rebuilding is helpful, but she said she’s simply ginal increases in emergency situations which include paintings, watercolor, pho-
presented by the Burlingame Parks tion e-mail conrad@smcl.org.
not there yet. are not anticipated. and Recreation Department’s com- tography and mixed media. Free.
Many people will soon start to rebuild. Dean On a positive note, the Red Cross received munity theatre group ‘Acting Out & Property Sales Workshop. 6:15 p.m. Refreshments served, alcohol avail-
About.’ Costumes are welcomed and RE/MAX Star Properties, 282 able for purchase. For more infor-
Peterson, from the San Mateo County $800,000 in donations for the effort but has only encouraged. Free. For more informa- Redwood Shores Parkway, Redwood mation call 598-9711.
Department of Environmental Health, said needed to use $100,000 thus far thanks to gen- tion e-mail lambasque@gmail.com. City. Learn how to package a home or
debris is clear. Air and soil samples came back property for sale. Free. For more Photography Exhibit. 6 p.m. to 8
erous outpourings from other organizations, p.m. Betty Weber Gallery, South San
The Pink Lace Diamond Murder information or to RSVP visit
at levels low enough that a 3-year-old could said Harold Brooks, CEO of the Red Cross Bay Mystery Night for Teens. JustYourHome.com. Francisco Municipal Services
walk around without concern, he said. Area Chapter. The remaining funds will be used Burlingame Public Library, 480 Building, 33 Arroyo Drive, South
However, it is not yet open to the public. San Primrose Road, Burlingame. Teens Dance Nights. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Twin San Francisco. The exhibit features
to offer mental health services, the demand for in attendance will check in at the Pines Senior and Community Center, works by San Mateo County photog-
Bruno is looking at ways to fence in the plots which Brooks anticipated will increase over the Hotel Regent and enjoy mocktails 20 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont. Come raphers and photography enthusi-
before reopening some of the roads, explained holiday season. and hors d’oeuvres. A cast of intrigu- enjoy dancing to great music and asts. Free. For more information call
Police Chief Neil Telford. ing characters made up of library meet new friends. $6. For more infor- 829-3800.
Lastly, residents wondered how to express staff, local teens and community mation call 595-7444.
Rebuilding for many was contingent on a well wishes to those still hospitalized from members will act out various scenes San Mateo High School Drama
promise from PG&E that Line 132 would not burns as a result of the blast. Mayor Jim Ruane providing the clues needed to solve THURSDAY. NOV. 4 Presents ‘25th Annual Putnam
the mystery of the ‘Pink Lace Smart Choices in Retirement. 1 County Spelling Bee.’ 7:30 p.m.
be rebuilt. Geisha Williams, senior vice presi- suggested sending cards to St. Francis, where Diamond Murder.’ For more infor- p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library San Mateo Performing Arts Center,
dent of energy delivery for PG&E, promised not the four individuals are hospitalized. mation contact 558-7400. Ave., Millbrae. Learn key principles 600 N. Delaware St., San Mateo.
to stay on the right track and make Meet an extremely appealing cast of
‘Haunted Holiday House.’ 6:30 p.m. savings last through retirement. Free. lovable misfits, nerds and neurotics
to 9:30 p.m. 400 Block, Topaz St., For more information call 697-7607. as they spell and sing in this
Redwood City. Canned food drive extremely witty show. $10 for stu-
and Haunted House/Jump House. Senior Appreciation Day. 9 a.m. to dents and seniors, $15 for adults.
4 p.m. 731 Walnut St., San Carlos. Group discounts available. Show
Belmont Community Players Dentist Dr. Ronald Asti will answer runs through Sunday. For more
Presents ‘Song of the Mounties, or questions, look at problem areas and information or to buy tickets visit
Sour Notes in the Snow.’ 8 p.m. give oral examinations, no appoint- smhsdrama.org.
Barrett Community Center, 1835 ments necessary. Free.
Belburn Drive, Belmont. $15, $12
per person for groups of 10 or more. Employment Roundtable for the For more events visit
For more information visit belmont- Over 40 Worker. 10 a.m. East Palo smdailyjournal.com, click Calendar.
communityplayers.org. Alto Library, 2415 University Ave.,
East Palo Alto. Employment
SUNDAY, OCT. 31 Roundtable will feature employers
Halloween Haunted. 1 p.m. to 4 from around the Bay Area discussing
p.m. Hiller Aviation Museum, 601 their companies’ openings and hiring
Skyway Road, San Carlos. Enjoy processes. Free. For more informa-
arts and crafts, food and spooky sur- tion call 321-7712.
prises at the Halloween Hangar
Hunt. Event included in museum Website Building for Beginners. 7
admission; free of charge for chil- p.m. San Carlos Library, 610 Elm St.,
dren 4 and under. For more informa- San Carlos. Learn how to build and
tion visit hiller.org/halloween.shtml. publish a simple website with
Weebly. Free. For more information
An afternoon with author and call 591-0341.
career consultant Nancy
Anderson. 2 p.m. Half Moon Bay An Evening with Sister Helen
Library, 620 Correas St., Half Moon Prejean. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. 2300
Bay. Free. For more information Adeline Drive, Burlingame. Meet
contact 726-2316. Sister Helen Prejean, the nun whose
correspondence with convict Patrick
Trick-or-Treating at Serramonte. Sonnier was made famous in her
12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Serramonte book ‘Dead Man Walking’ and the
Center, Serramonte and Gellert movie of the same name starring
boulevards, Daly City. Kids of all Sean Penn and Susan Sarandon. $25.
ages are invited to trick or treat at To register visit mercy-center.org.
participating stores in the For more information visit
Serramonte Center. Free. For more prejean.org.
information visit
serramontecenter.com. San Mateo High School Drama
presents ‘25th Annual Putnam
Halloween Haircuts at Snip-its. 2 County Spelling Bee.’ 7:30 p.m. San
p.m. to 4 p.m. Town & Country Mateo Performing Arts Center, 600
Village, 855 El Camino Real, suite N. Delaware St., San Mateo. Meet an
125, Palo Alto. Bring the kids for extremely appealing cast of lovable
haircuts, pictures and fun activities, misfits, nerds and neurotics as they
with a costume contest for cutest, spell and sing in this extremely witty
most creative and scariest costumes. show. $10 for students and seniors,
For more information call 323-8330. $15 for adults. Group discounts avail-
able. Show runs through Sunday. For
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Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 taking care of a job that is important to you nor the efficiency
with which you’ll handle it.
There are strong indications that future days will turn out to
be an extremely productive cycle for you. Ideas you couldn’t TAURUS (April 20-May 20) - You’ll not hesitate to take on a
develop and goals you previously were unable to achieve will big job, and what you start you won’t stop until you finish it to
now be attainable. Be willing to give things a try, your satisfaction. What you take on will be done to perfection
in an outstanding manner.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) - Continue to operate as dili-
gently as you can in the sensible manner you’ve been moving GEMINI (May 21-June 20) - Duty will take precedence over
and a major, ambitious objective can be realized. However, it any nonessential involvements. Regardless of how hard the
behooves you not to mention your intentions. work is, you’ll take it in stride and do a job that will satisfy
your self-esteem.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) - Although it may have
been a while, don’t lower your expectations and hopes. What CANCER (June 21-July 22) - Your no-nonsense, realistic
you are visualizing is achievable and now within the realm of approach of handling financial situations will serve you well.
possibility. Think win. In fact, your budgeting will be so wise that I’d take bets it
would even get blood from a turnip.
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hoping for involving a shared endeavor can be made. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) - This could be one of your better
However, it might take a bit more push on the part of both of problem-solving days, so it behooves you to focus your efforts
you in order to bring them about. on some significant issues. The wise answers you’re seeking
should come easily.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) - When it comes to a critical
situation that you’re unsure how to handle, seek out some VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) - Something that has been denied
suggestions from another who has had experience in this you but to which you’re entitled is likely to finally come
area. It could turn out to be excellent advice. through for you. Your patience and tolerance will be paying
off in more ways than one.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) - Problematical developments Previous
pertaining to your work or finances might pop up, but don’t LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) - Someone who may not be older
allow them to defeat what you’re trying to accomplish. You’re but is more experienced than you will be of tremendous Sudoku
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38 Sardines holder 22 Paretsky or Teasdale 41 Heron
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EXPERT STATEMENT #241459
LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION CREW: HOUSECLEANING The following person is doing business
Must have three years verifiable Land- Mid-Peninsula, 25 years experience, as: DNA Solutions, 1212 H El Camino
scape Construction experience, valid CA English-speaking, own car. Real #332, SAN BRUNO, CA 94066
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Please call 650.440.9083. errands. References. conducted by a Corporation. The regis-
trant commenced to transact business
Nancy 650-652-7850 under the FBN on
/s/ Eugene Yesin /
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The Daily Journal is looking for in- County on 10/14/2010. (Published in the
terns to do entry level reporting, re-
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SF, 23 yrs. Loves FUN, FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME Station Cafe, 601 Old County Rd., SAN months from the hearing date noticed tall, $20., (650)518-0813
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AIR CONDITIONER - slider model for 302 Antiques
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* 1 yrs experience * Own Vehicle To Whom It May Concern: condition, $100., (650)212-7020
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The following person is doing business The Name(s) of the applicant(s) is/are:
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Ste. 210, SAN CARLOS, CA 94070 The applicant(s) listed above are apply-
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Graylin Lydell Sanders, 3534 Feller Ave., Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: CHINA CABINET - Vintage, 6 foot,
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sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo October 30, 2010, November 6, 13, 2010 beautiful, $550/obo, (650)344-6565
Buick Pontiac GMC STATEMENT #241029 County on 10/21/2010. (Published in the MINI-FRIDGE - 32" tall; White Kenmore
$50,000 Average Expectation The following person is doing business San Mateo Daily Journal, 10/23/10, $70. Call (650)229-4735 ENGLISH ARMOIRE with stand. Bought
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
a must… as: Future Forward Child Care, 30 Pon- 10/30/10, 11/06/10, 11/13/10). TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES for $415. Sacrifice for $330.
cetta Drive, DALY CITY, CA 94015 here- (650)771-1888
5 Men or Women for Date of Filing Application: Oct. 5, 2010 PORTABLE GE Dishwasher, excellent
by registered by the following owner: Ca- To Whom It May Concern:
Career Sales Position mile Richard, same address. The busi- FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME condition $75 OBO, (650)583-0245
ness is conducted by an Individual. The STATEMENT #241470
The Name(s) of the applicant(s) is/are: 303 Electronics
• Car Allowance SUNG Y PARK RADIATOR HEATER, oil filled, electric,
registrants commenced to transact busi- The following person is doing business The applicant(s) listed above are apply-
• Paid insurance w/life & dental ness under the FBN on 04/07/2010. as: Gray Kitty Studios, 768 Edgewood 1500 watts $25. (650)504-3621 46” MITSUBISHI Projector TV, great
ing to Department of Alcoholic Beverage
• 401k plan /s/ Camile Richard / Rd., SAN MATEO, CA 94402 hereby Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: SHOP VACUUM rigid brand 3.5 horse condition. $400. (650)261-1541.
• Five day work week This statement was filed with the Asses- registered by the following owner: Susan 2350 JUNIPERO SERRA BLVD. power 9 gal wet/dry $40. (650)591-2393
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo D. Tiner, same address. The business is DALY CITY, CA 94015
conducted by an Individual. The regis- COMSWITCH 3500 - Eliminates need for
Top Performers earn $100k Plus!! County on 09/20/2010. (Published in the Type of license applied for: STOVE TOP 4 burners with electric grill extra phone line, used for fax, computer
Bilingual a plus San Mateo Daily Journal, 10/09/10, trant commenced to transact business 41 - On-Sale Beer and Wine - Eating commercial grade $50., (650)756-6778
under the FBN on modem, telephone answering machine,
Paid training included 10/16/10, 10/23/10, 10/30/10). Place never used, $35., (650)347-5104
Call Mr. Olson /s/ Susan D. Tiner / San Mateo Daily Journal
1-866-788-6267 This statement was filed with the Asses- October 30, 2010 VACUUM CLEANER heavy duty like
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo new $45. (650)878-9542 DELL PHOTO 924 all in one with 2 ink
STATEMENT #241339 County on 10/15/2010. (Published in the cartridges $60 obo. (650)290-1960
The following person is doing business San Mateo Daily Journal, 10/23/10, NOTICE OF PETITION TO WASHER/DRYER “MAYTAG” - Brand
10/30/10, 11/06/10, 11/13/10). new with 3 year warranty, $850. both, JVC VHS recorder - Like new, $15.,
as: Strategic Hiring Services, 115 Shel- ADMINISTER ESTATE OF (650)367-8949
SALES/MARKETING don Avenue, SAN CARLOS, CA 94070 THELMA FRASCHIERI (650)726-4168
INTERNSHIPS hereby registered by the following owner: Case Number 120518 PANASONIC COLOR tv with Vhs combo
The San Mateo Daily Journal is looking Trisha English, same address. The busi- FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, con-
for ambitious interns who are eager to ness is conducted by an Individual. The STATEMENT #241093 tingent creditors, and persons who may
297 Bicycles 20 inches like new $70. 650-347-9920
jump into the business arena with both The following person is doing business otherwise be interested in the will or es- PHILLIPS VCR plus vhs-hu 4 head Hi-Fi
registrants commenced to transact busi- as: Sun Cleaning & Janitorial, 1231 As- BICYCLE "MAGNA" 24 inch wheels
feet and hands. Learn the ins and outs tate, or both, of: Thelma Fraschieri aka like new, $35. (650)341-5347
of the newspaper and media industries. ness under the FBN on 10/06/2010. pen Dr., PACIFICA, CA 94044 hereby purple, $40., San Mateo, (650)341-5347
/s/ Trisha English / Themla June Fraschieri. A Petition for
This position will provide valuable registered by the following owner: Brian Probate has been filed by: Deborah Ann PROSCAN VCR plus VHS HQ with re-
experience for your bright future. This statement was filed with the Asses- Fabris, same address. The business is BICYCLE - Sundancer Jr., 26”, $75. obo mote San Mateo, SOLD!
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo Duvauchelle in the Superior Court of Cal-
Fax resume (650)344-5290 conducted by an Individual. The regis- ifornia, County of San Mateo. The Peti- (650)676-0732
email info@smdailyjournal.com County on 10/08/2010. (Published in the trant commenced to transact business tion of Probate requests that Deborah SAMSUNG COLOR tv 27 inches good
San Mateo Daily Journal, 10/09/10, under the FBN on 09/20/2010. BICYCLE WHITE sidebar tires 8 ftSOLD! condition $90. 650-347-9920
Ann Duvauchelle be appointed as per-
10/16/10, 10/23/10, 10/30/10). /s/ Brian Fabris / sonal representative to administer the
This statement was filed with the Asses- GIRL'S BIKE HUFFY Purple 6-speed SANIO CASETTE/RECORDER 2 way
SEASONAL/HOLIDAY -- Bell ringers estate of the decedent. good cond. $35 - Angela (650)269-3712
for the holiday season. GY. Make ap- sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo The petition requests the decedent’s will Radio - $95.obo, call for more details,
pointment to apply. Job begins Nov. 26 County on 09/23/2010. (Published in the (650)290-1960
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME and codicils, if any, be admitted to pro- MEN'S MOUNTAIN BIKE "Pacific 7K SX
and ends Dec. 24. San Mateo Daily Journal, 10/23/10, bate. The will and any codicils are availa- 26 inch 21 speed SOLD!
STATEMENT #241406 10/30/10, 11/06/10, 11/13/10). SONY RADIO cassette recorder $15
Call (650)266-4591 The following person is doing business ble for examination in the file kept by the
court. black good condition. (650)345-1111
as: A&J Soriano Painter and Handyman The petition requests authority to admin-
298 Collectibles
127 Elderly Care Work, 207 St. Catherine Dr., DALY CITY, FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
ister the estate under the Independent
TEKNIKA VCR HQ $40. SOLD!
CA 94015 hereby registered by the fol- STATEMENT # 241663 2 VINTAGE COFFEE CANS - both emp-
Sateki S. Foukimoana Home Care and Administration of Estates Act. (This au- TV - Big Screen, $70., ok
lowing owner: Allan A. Soriano, same ad- thority will allow the personal representa- ty, Hills Bros. red can, 1922-45, Hills
Maintenance Co., 727 Barron Ave., Unit condition,(650)367-1350
FAMILY dress. The business is conducted by an
Individual. The registrant commenced to
#2, REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063 is here- tive to take many actions without obtain-
ing court approval. Before taking certain
Bros Java Mocha, early 1980’s, $40.
both, (650)347-5104
RESOURCE transact business under the FBN on
by registered by the following owner: Sa-
very important actions, however, the per- 304 Furniture
teki S. Foukimoana, 2109 Palm Ave. #6, 28 RECORDS - 78 RPMS, Bing Crosby,
/s/ Allan A. Soriano / SAN MATEO. The business is conducted sonal representative will be required to
GUIDE This statement was filed with the Asses- by an Individual. The registrants com- give notice to interested persons unless
they have waived notice or consented to
Frankie Laine, Al Jolson, Guy Lumbardo,
many others, all in book albums, $90. all,
2 END Tables solid maple '60's era
$40/both. (650)670-7545
The San Mateo sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo menced to transact business under the (650)347-5104
FBN on the proposed action.) The independent
Daily Journal’s County on 10/13/2010. (Published in the administration authority will be granted 3 PIECE COFFEE TABLE SET: $100.
San Mateo Daily Journal, 10/16/10, /s/ Sateki Sinisa Foukimoana / 49ER REPORT issues '85-'87 $35/all, (650)787-8219
twice-a-week resource This statement was filed with the Asses- unless an interested person files an ob-
10/23/10, 10/30/10, 11/06/10). jection of the petition and shows good (650)592-2648
guide for sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo BEACH CHAIRS (5) $5/each. (650)592-
County on 10/28/10. (Published in the cause why the court should not grant the
2648
children and families. San Mateo Daily Journal, 10/30/10, authority.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME A hearing on the petition will be held in 8 VERY OLD BOTTLES - most used for
Every Tuesday & STATEMENT #241451 11/06/10, 11/13/10, 11/20/10).
this court as follows: November 17, 2010 medicines, whiskey, milk, root beer, all in BEDROOM SET - Feminine, separate
full bed frame. Includes blonde dresser
Weekend The following person is doing business at 9:00 a.m., Dept: 28, Superior Court of good condition, $90. all, (650)347-5104
with mirror & 2 night stands, $250.,
as: Ysland Transportation, 2470 Pulgas California, County of San Mateo, 400 (650)291-3064
County Center, Redwood City, CA BARBIE DOLLS - in boxes, $5. ea.,
Look for it in today’s paper to Ave Unit B, E. PALO ALTO, CA 94303 (650)676-0732
hereby registered by the following owner: 94063. If you object to the granting of BLACK LEATHER office chair with 5
find information on family Keysland Bernard Newson, same ad- the petition, you should appear at the
BAY MEADOW coffee mug in box $10. rollers $25. (650)871-5078
resources in the local area, hearing and state your objections or file
dress. The business is conducted by an written objections with the court before (650)345-1111
including childcare. BOOKCASE - $25., (650)255-6652
Individual. The registrant commenced to the hearing. Your appearance may be in
transact business under the FBN on person or by your attorney. If you are a CARNIVAL GLASS WATER PITCHER - CABINET - wood, $70., (650)367-1350
/s/ Keysland B. Newson / creditor or a contingent creditor of the beautiful design, $25., leave message
150 Seeking Employment This statement was filed with the Asses- decedent, you must file your claim with
the court and mail a copy to the personal
(650)365-1797 CHAIR "BAKER" wing backed excellent
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo spring construction needs upholstery
CAREGIVER - with many years of expe- County on 10/14/2010. (Published in the representative appointed by the court CLASSICAL, OPERA dvds (200), al- SOLD!
rience and references, live-in or out, San Mateo Daily Journal, 10/16/10, within four months from the date of first most new, and (100) CD’s, $3,000 all,
(415)410-8452 10/23/10, 10/30/10, 11/06/10). issuance of letters as provided in Pro- (650)233-0111 COFFEE TABLE - $60., (650)367-1350
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610 Crossword Puzzle 610 Crossword Puzzle 610 Crossword Puzzle 306 Housewares 381 Homes for Sale 381 Homes for Sale
CANDLEHOLDER - Gold, angel on it,
tall, purchased from Brueners, originally
Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle $100., selling for $20.,(650)867-2720

HAMILTON BEACH
Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis Mixer-Vintage incl.juicer & bowl, beater
$30 OBO (650)576-6067
ACROSS 3 They’ll get you 38 Get ready for a 55 Name on a
OASIS COUNTERTOP water cooler dis-
1 Small power going pledge controversial penses cold and luke warm water $50.,
source 4 Team with a 40 Win big 1998 report (650)218-4254
6 Angle on the mascot named 41 Dispossess? 57 Lesser __ REVEREWARE, 1,3.4 qt. pots, 5",7"
Titanic sinking, to Roary 42 Takes apart evils pans, stainless steel w/copper bottoms,
excellent cond., $60/all. (650)577-0604
filmmakers 5 Help cause, with 44 More fidgety 59 Marlin’s son, in a
15 Gwen’s “Chicago” “to” 46 Garlicky entrée 2003 film 307 Jewelry & Clothing
role, 1975 6 It’s shorter than a 47 Common way to 60 Greek goddess SMALL JEWELRY cabinet - 17” H, 12”
16 “Be right there!” 45-Across carry a child? of discord W, 2 glass doors, plus 2 drawers, very
pretty, $35., (650)592-2648
17 Big name in wrap 7 Barely losing 48 Works on stage 62 Kayaker’s
18 Out-of-court 8 Barbers may 50 Friendly start? obstacle 308 Tools
testifiers shave them 51 Music to a 64 __ periculo: at
CLICKER TORQUE wrench 1/2 inch
19 Vulnerable spot 9 Genre of the dieter’s ears my own risk drive 20-150 LBS reversible all chrome
21 Suggest 1997 album $40. 650-595-3933
22 Takeout throw-in “Nothing Feels ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: CRAFTSMAN 16” SCROLL SAW -
23 1942 FDR Good” good condition, $85., (650)591-4710
creation 10 Qin dynasty CRAFTSMEN COMPRESSOR - 2 horse
power 15 gallon compressor, SOLD!
25 Lea lady family name
26 Golden __ 11 Bygone blade DOLLEY - Heavy Duty, Dual Use 54"
hgt. Upright-Push Cart South City
27 It leads the way 12 Tried to trap $99.OBO (415) 410 - 9801
29 Words in an 13 Dan Aykroyd’s PRESSURE WASHER 2500 PSI, good
infomercial birthplace condition, $350., (650)926-9841
disclaimer 14 Stuck a toe in SPEEDAIR AIR COMPRESSOR - 4 gal-
32 Russell of 20 Three-mo. period lon stack tank air compressor $100.,
(650)591-4710
“Felicity” 24 Old footwear
34 Actually accessory TABLE SAW 10", very good condition
$85. (650) 787-8219
36 Mess up, as 28 Works on canvas
TORO LEAF BLOWERS, Power Sweep
power cords 30 Routine + 850 Super Blower, Electric like new
39 Came out with 31 It may follow a $40. pair South City (415) 410-9801
43 Unstable bullet 309 Office Equipment
situation 33 Old empire builder
45 ’70s attire making 35 Solder, say CALCULATOR - Casio, still in box, new,
$25., (650)867-2720
a comeback 37 Old animal
46 They can be rare shelter DELL ALL IN ONE COLOR PRINTER
xwordeditor@aol.com 10/30/10 SCANNER with 4 extra ink cartridges,
49 Charlie Brown $40. obo., SOLD!
never became FILING CABINET - 2 drawer wood filing 310 Misc. For Sale 322 Garage Sales
one cabinet, 20x25x30, $45., (650)341-4905
SUIT/COAT HANGERS (14) sturdy good
52 Decks, briefly
53 Many a startup
FILING CABINET - 4 drawer steel filing
cabinet, $30., (650)341-4905
quality hardwood unused $1/each or all
$10. San Bruno 650-588-1946 GARAGE
ender, these METAL CABINET - 4 drawers, beige
16.5 inches W x 27 3/4 H x 27 inches D. TRIVIAL PURSUIT GAME - genius edi- SALE
days $40., San Mateo, (650)341-5347 tion, used a few times, no missing
pieces, $22., (650)347-5104
54 Letters seen near OFFICE LAMP - new in box, $35/obo,
VACUUM CLEANER $50 (650)367-1350
SAN MATEO
a tilde (650)303-3568
56 Doves and loves OFFICE LAMP brand new $8. (650)345- 3605 Fernwood St.
VHS (40) 3 for $5 or $50/all, (415)468-
58 Make up (for) 1111
2787
61 TV show set at OFFICE WATER COOLER Hot - Ex Hot
,Cold - Ice Cold Like New South City VICTORIAN BUILDINGS collection of
Saturday
the Dunder Mifflin
Paper Company
$99. OBO (415) 410 -9801 Liberty Falls 11 for $30/all 3.5 to 4 inches
tall. (650)592-2648 October 30th
63 Ticketing agent? 310 Misc. For Sale VIETNAM VHS (5) documentary. good
condition $15/all. (408)249-3858.
9 am - 1 pm
65 Top level AREA RUG - Beautiful, plush, 11’ x 6’
66 Opened remnant solid tan color, never used, tags VIKING DAISY SEWING MACHINE - by Furniture, household,
still attached, extremely clean, $60., “Husqvarna”. Portable case included,
67 Drink garnish (650)347-5104 $175., (970)319-4269 Christmas & vintage!
68 Words you may WETSUIT - Barefoot, like new, $40.,
ARTIFICIAL FICUS Tree 6 ft. life like, full
hear after being branches. in basket $55. (650)269-3712
(650)367-8949
hurt BARBIE BEACH vacation & Barbie prin- 311 Musical Instruments THE THRIFT SHOP
69 Measures of cess bride computer games $15 each, Sale - 50% Off All Mens Clothing
(650)367-8949 2 ORGANS, antique tramp, $500 for
volume both. (650)342-4537
Thursday & Friday 10:00-2:00
Saturdays 10:00-3:00
BARBIE DOLL - 36" my size Barbie doll, KEYBOARD CASIO 3 ft long $50. Episcopal Church
DOWN fully dressed, $35., (650)583-5233 (650)583-2767 1 South El Camino Real
1 Traditional food BEADS - Glass beads for jewelry mak-
San Mateo 94401
of the Preakness ing, $75. all, (650)676-0732 316 Clothes (650)344-0921
Stakes BETTY BOOP Women's perfume in box BLACK LEATHER MOTORCYCLE
2 Lip enhancer By Neville L. Fogarty $10. (408)249-3858 JACKT - Large, water proof, new, $35.,
(c)2010 Tribune Media Services, Inc.
10/30/10 (650)342-7568
BLUE BACK disc never used in box
$15. (408)249-3858
MEN'S SUIT almost new $25.
GARAGE SALES
CAROL HIGGINS CLARK HARDBACK 650-573-6981 ESTATE SALES
BOOKS - 10 @ $3. ea., or all for $25., Make money, make room!
315 Wanted to Buy 315 Wanted to Buy 304 Furniture (650)341-1861 MENS "BASS" black loafers like new
size 12D $35. (650)868-0436
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER - Oak CHARCOAL BBQ like new with cover
List your upcoming garage
wood, great condition, glass doors, fits MENS SLACKS - 8 pairs, $50., Size sale, moving sale, estate
and extended holder $55. (650)347-9920 36/32, (408)420-5646
large TV, 2 drawers, shelves , $100/obo. sale, yard sale, rummage
(650)261-9681 DECORATIVE BATH TOWELS - 4 com- SCRUBS - Medical, woman’s, Size L,
plete sets, never used, solid colors, sale, clearance sale, or
pretty prints, excellent condition, $9. ea,
FANCY COCKTAIL SIDE TABLE - 2 $50.all, Burl., (650)347-5104 5 pairs of pants $6. ea.(650)290-1960 whatever sale you have...
door, 1 drawer, excellent condition, anti- in the Daily Journal.
que, $95. obo, (650)349-6059. DOG CAGE/GORILLA - folding SOCCER CLEATS - 3 pair, size 6,7 & 8,
large dog cage good condition, 2 door $10. each, (650)679-9359
FRAMED MIRRORS - Pair of dark wal- with tray, $75.,(650)355-8949 Reach over 82,500 readers
nut, framed mirrors, 29” X 22”, perfect, from South San Francisco
each $25., pair $44., (650)344-6565 DOOM (3) computer games $15/each 2 317 Building Materials to Palo Alto.
total, (650)367-8949
HUTCH - maple finish, 4 shelves, 52 DOUBLE PANED GLASS WINDOWS - in your local newspaper.
inch W, $75., (650)341-1645 various sizes, half moon, like new, $10.
ETAGER over the toilet water tank - wal- and up, (650)756-6778 Call (650)344-5200
INFLATABLE BED with pump, queen, nut, $25., San Mateo, (650)341-5347
$45., (650)341-4905
FULL BAG of plastic containers. $30/all.
318 Sports Equipment
MAHOGANY BEDROOM DRESSER - (650)589-2893
37 L x 19 W 9 drawers and attached mir- 2 GOLF CLUBS - Ladies, right handed,
putter & driver $5/each (650)755-8238
ror 37 H x 36 W , $75., (650)341-1645 JANET EVANOVICH BOOKS - 4 hard- 335 Garden Equipment
backs @ $3.ea., 4 paperbacks @ $1.
NIGHT STANDS - (2) Two drawer night ea., (650)341-1861 BROWN LEATHER GOLF BAG with 11 TABLE - for plant, $20, perfect condi-
stands, 18x16x19, $25., (650)341-4905 golf clubs, $65/all, (650)592-2648 tion, (650)345-1111
LIMESTONE SLABS - 2 Beautiful
OFFICE DESK - $25., (650)255-6652 pieces, 28” x 29 3/4”, 64 3/4” x 12 3/4”, BUCKET OF 250 golf balls various
both 3/4” thick, cut & polished, great con- brands $25/all. (650)339-3195 345 Medical Equipment
RECLINER - Beige, $40., (650)771-1888 dition, Burl, $95. all, (650)347-5104 FISHING DEPTH SOUNDER - Hummin- ALUMINUM CRUTCHES for adults ad-
SHELVING - 2000 square foot of shelv- bird super sixty (wps60), ultimate fish justable $30. (650)341-1861
LOUNGE CHAIRS - 2 new, with cover & finding technology, never used, in com-
ing, $500. obo, (650)212-6666 plastic carring case & headrest, $35. plete package, $100., (650)347-5104 POWER CHAIR - “Rascal 600”, new
TABLE & CHAIR SET - new, perfect each, (650)592-7483
$1600., (650)574-5316
condition, $475., (650)638-1285 GOLD'S GYM - GT2000Power Tower +
MASSAGE KIT $18 in original box , Instructions as new, asking $100/obo,
(650)368-3037 (650)344-6565
TWO END tables: $35 or $20 each.
(650)787-8219 MEN'S WATCH "SOUTHERN PACIFIC
railroad" call for details excellent condi- TRIATHLON WETSUIT - Quintanaroo,
tion $50. (650)593-8880 ladies, me, good condition, SOLD!
304 Furniture 304 Furniture WHITE WICKER ROCKING CHAIR -
Solid construction, $35., (650)341-4905 WOODEN TENNIS RACKET '50's or
MERCHANT MARINE, framed forecastle older "C"Hemold $25., (650)868-0436
CHANDELIER WITH 5 lights/ candela- CREDENZA - $25., (650)255-6652 card, signed by Captain Angrick '70. 13 x
bre base with glass shades $20. 17 inches $35 cash. (650)755-8238
WICKER CHAIRS - (2) $45. or $25. for
(650)504-3621 CURIO CABINET, Hand tooled lighted
Curio cabinet Blonde. 5.5" X 23" X 1.5"
one, (650)341-4905 319 Firewood
PICNIC COOLER with utensils and small
CHEST - 6 drawer chest of drawers, $98. San Mateo. 650-619-9932 plates and wine cups. still in wrapper FIREWOOD - clean, dry oak dimensional
44x18x29, $20., (650)341-4905 WOODEN BOOKCASE with doors, $20., $20/all. (408)249-3858 14 inches long 115 pounds $10/all
DESK 60”w 28”h 30” d, two shelf exten- (650)771-1888 Daly City , (415)333-8540
COFFEE TABLE - Square, oak Coffee sion 4 drawers $60 (650)364-7777.
Table w/leather top, $30. (650)771-1888 PICTURE FRAME - Large, $25.,
DINING TABLE with 4 chairs with leaf WOODEN KITCHEN China Cabinet: $99 (650)367-1350
light wood 42 x 34 $99. (650)341-1645 (great condition!), (650)367-1350
COFFEE TABLE light brown lots of stor- PLANTS 10 assorted in pots in or out 10
age good condition $65. (650)867-2720 DIRECTORS TYPE CHAIR with leather for $3.75/each. (650)349-6059
seat, $35., (650)355-2996 306 Housewares
COMPUTER DESK $70. (650)367-1350 "PRINCESS HOUSE" decorator urn SHEEP SKIN seat covers fits most cars
DRAFTING TABLE 30 x 42' with side "Vase" cream with blue flower 13 inch H beige needs cleaning $60 obo. (650)290-
tray. excellent cond $75. (650)949-2134 $25., (650)868-0436 1960
28 Weekend • Oct. 30-31, 2010 THE DAILY JOURNAL

310 Misc. For Sale 310 Misc. For Sale 620 Automobiles 620 Automobiles 635 Vans 670 Auto Parts
TOYOTA '10 RAV4 SPORT Gray HONDA '07 Odyssey EX-L, blue, 2 CHEVY American Mag wheels torque
AUTO AUCTION $24,492. #P7B059887 Melody Toyota, 2 polished good condition $100 obo,
10029P $23,488 Toyota 101. Please
The following repossessed vehi- Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the (650)588-7005
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
cles are being sold by Meriwest Credit Daily Journal
5000
Union --- 2003 BMW 745 LI #R13580,
2003 Ford Explorer #A62268, 2004
KIA '09 SEDONA LX Silver 10086P
Dodge Ram #220101. The following
repossessed vehicles are being sold
TOYOTA '10 YARIS BASIC Blue
10030P $14,288. Toyota 101. Please $17,888.00 . Toyota 101. Please men- 880 AUTO WORKS
by SafeAmerica Credit Union—2003 mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- tion the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000 Dealership Quality
Audi A4 #100404, 2005 Chevrolet 5000 Affordable Prices
Monte Carlo #141306, 2007 Volvo TOYOTA '07 SIENNA CE Maroon Complete Auto Service
S40 #251333, 2006 Chrysler Sebring 9969T $18,988 Toyota 101. Please Foreign & Domestic Autos
TOYOTA '10 YARIS BASIC Green
#273750. Plus over 100 late model 10081P $13,588 Toyota 101. Please mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
Sport Utilities, Pick Ups, Mini Vans, 5000 880 El Camino Real
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- San Carlos
and luxury cars ---INDOORS---Charity 5000
donations sold. Sealed bids will be 650-598-9288
TOYOTA '09 SIENNA CE Silver www.880autoworks.com
taken from 8am-8pm on 11/01/10 and 10082P $22,558 and , Toyo-
8am –5pm on 11/02/2010. Sale held VOLKSWAGEN '08 JETTA Sedan
Wolfsburg Gray 10087P $17,988.. Toyo- ta '09 Sienna CE Blue 10083P $21,888
at Forrest Faulknor & Sons Auction Toyota 101. Please mention the Daily
Company, 175 Sylvester Road, South ta 101. Please mention the Daily Jour- CHEVY TRANSMISSION 4L60E Semi
nal. (650)365-5000 Journal. (650)365-5000
San Francisco. For more information used $800. (650)921-1033
please visit our web site at
www.ffsons.com. VOLKSWAGEN, '07 Jetta Wolfsburg,
$13,994. #T7M150061 Melody Toyota,
640 Motorcycles/Scooters EL CAMINO '67 - parts (Protecto top)
$95., (650)367-8949
Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the BMW ‘03 F650 GS, $3899 OBO. Call
Daily Journal. 650-771-4407 FORD ‘73 Maverick/Mercury GT Comet,
BMW ‘06 325i - low miles, very clean, Drive Train 302 V8, C4 Auto Trans.
Complete, needs assembly, includes ra-
loaded, leather interior, $20,000 obo.,
(650)368-6674
625 Classic Cars HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘83 Shovelhead -
diator and drive line, call for details,
special construction, 1340 cc’s, Awe-
some!, $5,950.obo. $1250., (650)726-9733.
DATSUN ‘72 - 240Z with Chevy 350, au-
BMW 540I ‘03 - Excellent condition, tomatic, custom, $5800 or trade. Call Rob (415)602-4535.
HEAVY DUTY jack stand for camper or
loaded, leather, 103K mi., $12,495., (650)588-9196 SUV $15. (650)949-2134
(650)349-6969 HONDA ‘01 Reflex Scooter - Silver,
$1,999., Call Jesse (650)593-6763
OLDSMOBILE ‘69 F-85 - 2 door, power
BUICK ‘97 LE SABER- Dark green, au- front disc, $2,800., with 71 running parts 672 Auto Stereos
tomatic 201k mi. Includes service re-
cords. Excellent condition. $1900 OBO.
car with console, buckets. (650)851-4853 645 Boats
(650)342-4847 PINTO ‘73 V8 Automatic, custom. MONNEY CAR AUDIO
$1650. SOLD! EVINRUDE MOTOR, for Boat, 25 We Repair All Brands of Car
379 Open Houses 440 Apartments CHRYSLER '06 PT Cruiser Touring, 60K horsepower, (415)337-6364 Stereos! iPod & iPhone Wired
miles, white, $7,992. #T6T269964 Melo-
dy Toyota, Call 877-587-8635. Please 630 Trucks & SUV’s to Any Car for Music! Quieter
mention the Daily Journal PROSPORT ‘97 - 17 ft. CC 80 Yamaha Car Ride! Sound Proof Your
OPEN HOUSE REDWOOD FORD ‘06 Fusion - Red color, 4 cylin-
CHEVROLET '07 HHR LT SUV, gray,
gray, $11,792 #P7S597332 Melody
Pacific, loaded, like new, $9,500 or trade,
(650)583-7946.
Car! 31 Years Experience!
2001 Middlefield Road
LISTINGS der, 4 door, low miles. SOLD! Toyota, Call 877-587-8635. Please men-

List your Open House


CITY FORD ‘85 VICTORIA - Original owner,
43K miles, automatic, all powered. Very
tion the Daily Journal.
650 RVs
Redwood City
(650)299-9991
in the Daily Journal. 1 bedroom, 1 bath good condition. $4K, (650)515-5023.
CHRYSLER '06 Pacifica Touring green
$13,592, #T6R902356Melody Toyota, DODGE ‘75 Motorhome - 440 V8, smog

Reach over 82,500 in senior complex FORD '08 FUSION SE Green 10000T
Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the
Daily Journal
exempt. Many extras. SOLD!
680 Autos Wanted
$14,488. Toyota 101. Please mention
potential home buyers & (over 55). the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000 FORD '07 F-150, gray, auto, $17,494.
REXHALL ‘00 VISION - 53K mi., Ford
Triton V-10 engine. 29 feet long, no pop
renters a day,
from South San Francisco Close to LEXUS '07 IS 250, blue, auto, $24,591.
#P7FA53014 Melody Toyota, Call 877-
587-8635. Please mention the Daily
outs. Excellent condition.
$28,000 OBO, (650)670-7545 Don’t lose money
to Palo Alto. downtown. #P72057651Melody Toyota, Call 877- Journal on a trade-in or
587-8635. Please mention the Daily
in your local newspaper. 670 Auto Service consignment!
Gated entry. Journal FORD '08 Escape Limited, gray,
$18,994. #P8KA66947 Melody Toyota,
Call (650)344-5200 MAZDA '08 CX-7, auto, gray, Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the
Sell your vehicle in the
Move in $17,891. P80169537Melody Toyota, Call
877-587-8635. Please mention the Daily
Journal
Daily Journal
FORD '09 Ranger white, 9,960 miles,
Daily Journal’s
Auto Classifieds.
380 Real Estate Services Special. MAZDA '09 MAZDA3 I Sport Silver
9895P $12,788.00 Toyota 101. Please
$15,994. #T9PA09768 Melody Toyota,
Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the
Daily Journal.
Just $3 per day.
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
830 Main Street, RWC 5000 GMC '07 YUKON SLE Black 9975T

DISTRESS (650)367-0177 MAZDA '09 MAZDA5 SPORT Silver


10050P $13,988.Toyota 101. Please
$27,998.00 . Toyota 101. Please men-
tion the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000 Reach 82,500 drivers
from South SF to
SALES mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
5000
GMC '08 Canyon SLE1, white, auto,
$17,991. #TS15643 Melody Toyota, Call
877-587-8635. Please mention the Daily
Palo Alto
Bank Foreclosures. Journal Call (650)344-5200
470 Rooms MAZDA '09 MAZDA6 I Sport White ads@smdailyjournal.com
$400,000+ FOSTER CITY - Own bathroom, $800.
10074T $14,988.00. Toyota 101. Please
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
HONDA '07 Civic Si, blue, manual,
$17,991. #T7H700724 Melody Toyota,
Free list with mo. including utilities, own parking,
(714)618-1023.
5000 Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the
DONATE YOUR CAR
Daily Journal
pictures. HIP HOUSING
MITSUBISHI '09 GALANT ES Cream Tax Deduction, We do the Paperwork,
Free Pickup, Running or Not - in most
10138P $12,788.00. Toyota 101. Please HONDA '07 CR-V EX-L, silver, auto,
PeninsulaRealEstate.info Non-Profit Home Sharing Program mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- $20,792. #T7C058407 Melody Toyota, cases. Help yourself and the Polly Klaas
Free recorded message San Mateo County 5000 Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the Foundation. Call (800)380-5257.
(650)348-6660
1(800)754-0569 NISSAN '10 MAXIMA 3.5 S Gray
Daily Journal.
Wanted 62-75 Chevrolets
ID# 2042 9955P $25,488. Toyota 101. Please KIA '09 SPORTAGE LX Beige 10049P Novas, running or not
Dolphin RE REDWOOD CITY mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- $17,988.00 . Toyota 101. Please men- Parts collection etc.
5000 tion the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000 So clean out that garage
Sequoia Hotel Give me a call
800 Main St., MERCEDES BENZ '09 M-Class ML350, Joe 650 342-2483
$600 Monthly NISSAN '09 ALTIMA 2.5 White 9956P
$14,998.00. Toyota 101. Please men- polar white, $36,492. P80169537 Melody
$160. & up per week. tion the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000 Toyota, Call 877-587-8635. Please men-
(650)366-9501 tion the Daily Journal
(650)279-9811 NISSAN '09 SENTRA 2.0 FE+ Gray NISSAN '07 Sentra, gray, $11,191.
10051P $11,998.00. Toyota 101. Please
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
5000
#P7L623495 Melody Toyota, Call 877-
587-8635. Please mention the Daily C3 FIX CAR
Room For Rent Journal GRAND OPENING!
Travel Inn, San Carlos SCION '08 TC SPEC White 10054P NISSAN '08 350Z, gray,
$49 daily + tax $14,488.00. Toyota 101. Please men- $21,992. P8M750023 Melody Toyota, Oil Change & Filter
tion the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000 Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the Up to 5 QT Synthetic Blend
$280 weekly + tax Daily Journal
Clean Quiet Convenient $19.95 + Tax
SUBARU '06 LEGACY WAGON Out-
Cable TV, WiFi & Private Bathroom
back 2.5 XT Black 10015T $17,588.00 . NISSAN '08 Xterra, gray, Plus Waste Fee
Microwave and Refrigerator $19,691. P8C538011 Melody Toyota,
950 El Camino Real San Carlos Toyota 101. Please mention the Daily
Journal. (650)365-5000 Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the Four Wheel Alignment
(650) 593-3136 Daily Journal
$55.00
TOYOTA '07 COROLLA CE Gray Special prices apply to most cars +
10093T $9,588 . Toyota 101. Please TOYOTA '07 HIGHLANDER Hybrid
SAN MATEO, single female preferred mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- w/3rd Row Blue 10080T $26,988 Toyota light trucks
$400/mo. Including utilities and $400 se- 5000 101. Please mention the Daily Journal.
curity deposit. (650)678-3125 (650)365-5000 609 So. Claremont St.
TOYOTA '07 CAMRY HYBRID Basic
TOYOTA '09 4RUNNER SR5 Silver
San Mateo
Silver 9965P $17,988 Toyota 101.
620 Automobiles Please mention the Daily Journal. 9886P $27,488.. Toyota 101. Please (650)343-3733
SAVE ON (650)365-5000 mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
5000
BUYING OR SELLING
Don’t lose money TOYOTA '08 HIGHLANDER LIMITED
A HOME! on a trade-in or Gray 10018T $32,988 Toyota 101. TOYOTA '10 HIGHLANDER BASE
Personal Service Please mention the Daily Journal. White 10069P $26,998 Toyota 101. MB GARAGE, INC.
Margaret Dowd consignment! (650)365-5000 Please mention the Daily Journal.
Repair • Restore • Sales
Bus: (650)794-9858 (650)365-5000
Mercedes-Benz Specialists
Cell: (650)400-9714 Sell your vehicle in the TOYOTA '08 TUNDRA 2WD Truck
Lic# 01250058 SR5 Silver 10053P $22,998 Toyota 101. TOYOTA '10 HIGHLANDER LIMITED 2165 Palm Ave.
Daily Journal’s Please mention the Daily Journal. Silver 10048P $34,588 Toyota 101.
San Mateo
(650)365-5000 Please mention the Daily Journal.
Auto Classifieds. (650)365-5000
TOYOTA '09 CAMRY BASIC Green
(650)349-2744
440 Apartments Just $3 per day. 9998P $16,488 Toyota 101. Please TOYOTA '10 VENZA BASIC Gray
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- 10040P $25,888 . Toyota 101. Please
BELMONT - prime, quiet location, view, 5000 mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
1 bedroom $1250, 2 bedrooms $1650.
New carpets, new granite counters, dish- Reach 82,500 drivers 5000 SMART CARE
washer, balcony, covered carports, stor- from South SF to TOYOTA '09 COROLLA BASIC Blue 400 El Camino Real
age, pool, no pets. (650)344-8418 or 635 Vans
(650)593-8254. Palo Alto 9997P $14,588 Toyota 101. Please (1 block north of Holly St.)
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- CHEVROLET '07 Express Van, white, San Carlos
Call (650)344-5200 5000
ads@smdailyjournal.com
38K miles, Auto, white, $17.892.
#P71161334. Melody Toyota, Call 877-
(650)593-7873
587-8635. Please mention the Daily Hours: M-F, 8a-4p, Sat. 8a-5p
TOYOTA '09 RAV4 BASIC White See Our Coupons & Save!
10010P $18,988 . Toyota 101. Please Journal.
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
AUDI ‘03 A4 3.0L Grey 10068T 5000 DODGE ‘94 Caravan, no rear seats.
$12,995. Toyota 101. Please mention Used as a pickup truck. Needs engine
the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000 repair, $250 (650)678-1018 670 Auto Parts
TOYOTA '09 YARIS BASIC White
10136P $12,889 Toyota 101. Please NISSAN ‘01 Quest - GLE, leather seats, CHEVY RADIATOR - Like new, $60.,
HONDA '08 CIVIC CPE LX Gold mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- sun roof, TV/DVR equipment. Looks (650)367-8949
9937T $13,998.00 Toyota 101. Please 5000 new, $15,500. (650)219-6008
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
5000
TOYOTA '10 CAMRY Hybrid Basic
HONDA '08 CIVIC SDN LX Silver Blue 9784P $23,988$24,988. Toyota 670 Auto Service 670 Auto Service 670 Auto Service
10046T $14,288.00 . Toyota 101. 101. Please mention the Daily Journal.
Please mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000
(650)365-5000

INFINITI '07 G35 SEDAN Basic Grey TOYOTA '10 MATRIX BASIC Silver
10007P $23,988.00 Toyota 101. Please 9885P $15,288 Toyota 101. Please
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365- mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
5000 5000

BMW '09 5 Series 528i Blue 9980T TOYOTA '10 PRIUS I Silver 10072P
$34,988Toyota 101. Please mention the $21,998 Toyota 101. Please mention
Daily Journal. (650)365-5000 the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000
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DRAGON
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Halloween haunted.3 p.m.to 6 p.m.both Saturday and
Sunday.Hiller Aviation Museum,601 Skyway Road,San
Carlos.Enjoy arts and crafts,food and spooky surprises at the
Halloween Hangar Hunt.Event included in museum
admission; free of charge for children 4 and under.For more
Halloween activities
Cañada College Main Theatre,4200 Farm Hill Blvd.,Redwood
City.Both the audience and the musicians are invited to
Trick or treating at Serramonte. 12:30 p.m.to 4 p.m.
Sunday.Serramonte Center,Serramonte and Gellert
boulevards,Daly City.Kids of all ages are invited to trick or
treat at participating stores in the Serramonte Center.Free.
For more information visit serramontecenter.com.
information visit hiller.org/halloween.shtml. come in costume for a program including the theme from
“Harry Potter,”a Disney suite and the classic John Phillip Trick or treat on Twin Pines Lane. 4 p.m.to 7 p.m.Sunday.
Preschool Family Fun Day.4120 Middlefield Road,Palo Alto. Belmont Parks & Recreation Department,30 Twin Pines Lane,
Erin Lucien while camping this summer. Since 9:30 a.m.to 2 p.m.Saturday.Preschool Family and Young Sousa march “Stars and Stripes Forever.”$25,$10 for children
Belmont.Join the ghoulish games,haunted house and
and students.For more information visit
then, the paper mache project has become the Fives hosts its annual Family Fun Day for all ages.Raffle,train redwoodsymphony.org. frightening food.For more information call 610-0715.
rides,carnival games,magic shows,live music,food and bake
creation of the neighborhood with people com- sale and used book sale.Free.For more information contact
Ghost story theater. 7 p.m.Saturday.Il Piccolo Cafe,1219 Halloween trick or treating.5 p.m.to 7 p.m.Sunday.
ing by to make suggestions. Lucien included 856-0833.
Broadway,Burlingame.Enjoy an evening of spooky stories Hillsdale Shopping Center,Located off Highway 101 at
many of the suggestions since for him it was Russian Halloween 2010.9:30 a.m.to 2 p.m.Saturday.British presented by the Burlingame Parks and Recreation Hillsdale Boulevard,San Mateo.Halloween ‘SPOOK’tacular for
Department’s community theater group Acting Out & Trick or Treating (kids up to 12 years old only,while supplies
just a big idea that required a lot of trial and Bankers Club,1090 El Camino Real,Menlo Park.A night of last) from 5 p.m.to 6 p.m.Meet magician Timothy James and
music,costumes and dancing with prizes for best male and About.Costumes are welcomed and encouraged.Free.
error. female costumes.For more information visit krakadil.com.
Silly Ricky,juggler and balloon twister.Enjoy ghostly crafts.
“It’s just a whole bunch of junk put together. Trick or treat car show.10 a.m.to 5 p.m.Sunday.Parkside Free.For more information call 345-8222 or visit
Intermediate School.1801 Niles Ave.,San Bruno.$35 per www.hillsdale.com.
I didn’t have much of a budget,” Lucien said. Spook parade.12:30 p.m.to 4 p.m.Saturday.Serramonte
vehicle entry fee,which includes a T-shirt.There will be
Center,Serramonte and Gellert boulevards,Daly City.Kids of
Lucien, an inventor by hobby and contractor all ages are invited for Halloween fun at the Serramonte multiple costume competitions for kids including best scare Halloween dance party.5 p.m.to 8:30 p.m.Sunday.
and best overall.The fundraiser supports families and friends Burlingame Masonic Hall,145 Park Road,Burlingame.Fox-trot
by trade, enjoys a challenge. He’ll see a couple Center.Free.For more information visit
lessons from 5 p.m.to 6 p.m.,dance party from 6 p.m.to 8:30
serramontecenter.com. affected by the San Bruno fire.To sign up visit
ideas and a need and start putting things togeth- www.limitlessmotorsports.com. p.m.$12 for lessons and dance,$10 for dance only.For more
er. That’s how he ended up with a dog water Halloween with Redwood Symphony.3 p.m.Saturday. information visit boogiewoogieballroom.com.
dish that recycles the water or a kibble cabin,
it’s like a slot machine that releases doggie
ated new obstacles. Adding lights and smoke bags one would get while grocery shopping. His dragon will be putting on a shorter show
treats.
did as well. Duct tape doesn’t like heat, which Since going up, and starting to work out the Saturday evening but greeting costumed little
While camping in Pinecrest this summer
the steam-driven smoke-producing machine kinks, Lucien has had neighbors come by with ones throughout Halloween.
Lucien thought of his next big project: A drag-
uses — another challenge for Lucien. suggestions. His daughter helped figure out the Now basically ready for the big night, the
on for Halloween. The creature would need to
The motors needed to professionally move color scheme and proper shape of the teeth to common question is what will happen to the big
be under $100 to make and Lucien planned to
the dragon’s head around would cost thousands, really make the dragon pop. guy after this weekend? It could go in the attic,
make it move using a simple line-and-pulley
so Lucien decided to give smaller ones a go. So Taking Halloween to a new level isn’t new for although Lucien is unsure it will fit. By simply
system.
far, the motors on the little guys have not given the Luciens, or their neighborhood. In past adding a festive hat or antlers, it could become
About 25 to 30 pounds of flour and paper
out. It does now take two people, working on years, they have rigged spiders that can be a Christmas dragon, Lucien joked. But the
mache later, Lucien had scrounged together bits
the porch, to manually maneuver the smoking dropped on parents, poofed blasts of air into the “raincoat” Lucien puts on the purple fire-
and pieces of water pipe, door hinges and small
beast. faces of unsuspecting visitors. This year’s drag- breather nightly may not be enough once the
motors to bring the unnamed purple and black
Then there were the eyes, which simply on was a bit new. And a dragon isn’t typically rainy season really kicks in.
dragon to life. The challenge was making work
needed to be right. Turns out a child’s fruit cup, associated with Halloween, so Lucien began to Basically, the future for this Halloween giant
the ideas from neighbors, family and friends —
with a light inside, produces the perfect angles figure out how to make it fit. Those who stop by is uncertain. But rain or shine, it’ll be in motion
which got bigger and more elaborate.
that work with the light. Its wings are also lit. the front yard dragon lair may find that not all Sunday evening to add a special flare to this
The simple side-to-side motion lost to the
The light is subdued by using common plastic little trick or treaters make it out in one piece. Halloween.
idea of a dragon head that twists. Twisting cre-

pocket health care expenses for employees, it Childress said. in the final agreement.
CONTRACT
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will lower benefits offered, explained Craig
Childress, president of the San Mateo Union
High School District Teacher Association.
Superintendent Scott Laurence was not
available to comment.
Agreeing to no salary increases breaks a 14-
Negotiations have caused tension between
the two groups resulting in more than 300
teachers filling a September board meeting.
The agreement should go before the Board of year salary formula used by the district and
Trustees in November. teachers. Teachers previously offered one fur-
teachers this week, would bring no salary “The agreement is positive for the closure it lough day, which could be either a class or Heather Murtagh can be reached by e-mail:
increases. While it does not increase out-of- affords after contentious negotiations,” teacher in-service day. But it was not included heather@smdailyjournal.com or by phone: (650)
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A FedEx truck is seen outside Sanaa International Airport.Security officials in Britain and Dubai
intercepted parcel bombs being sent from Yemen to the United States.

Terror plot thwarted as U.S.-


bound explosives intercepted
By Eileen Sullivan and Matt Apuzzo Emirates Airlines passenger jet was escorted
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS down the coast to New York by American
fighter jets.
WASHINGTON — Authorities on three No explosives were found aboard those
continents thwarted multiple terrorist attacks planes, though the investigation was contin-
aimed at the United States from Yemen on uing on at least two.
Friday, seizing two explosive packages Obama’s sobering assessment, delivered
addressed to Chicago-area synagogues and from the White House podium, unfolded
packed aboard cargo jets. The plot triggered four days before national elections in which
worldwide fears that al-Qaida was launching discussion of terrorism has played almost no
a major new terror campaign. role. The president went ahead with week-
President Barack Obama called the coor- end campaign appearances.
dinated attacks a “credible terrorist threat,” The terrorist efforts “underscore the
and U.S. officials said they were increasing- necessity of remaining vigilant against ter-
ly confident that al-Qaida’s Yemen branch, rorism,” the president said. While he said
the group responsible for the failed Detroit both packages that contained explosives
airliner bombing last Christmas, was respon- originated in Yemen, he did not explicitly
sible. assign blame to al-Qaida, which is active in
Parts of the plot might remain undetected, the Arab nation and long has made clear its
Obama’s counterterror chief warned. “The goal of launching new attacks on the United
United States is not assuming that the States.
attacks were disrupted and is remaining vig- Authorities in Dubai intercepted one
ilant,” John Brennan said at the White explosive device. The second package was
House. aboard a plane searched in East Midlands,
One of the packages was found aboard a north of London, and officials said it con-
cargo plane in Dubai, the other in England. tained a printer toner cartridge with wires
Preliminary tests indicated the packages and powder. Brennan said the devices were
contained the powerful industrial explosive in packages about the size of a breadbox.
PETN, the same chemical used in the While Obama didn’t specifically accuse
Christmas attack, U.S. officials said. The Yemen’s al-Qaida branch, Brennan called it
tests had not been confirmed. the most active al-Qaida franchise and said
In the U.S., cargo planes were searched up anyone associated with the group was a sub-
and down the Eastern Seaboard, and an ject of concern.