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Thursday • May 2, 2019 • XIX, Edition 215

Belmont apartment building approved

‘Artisan Crossing’ includes 250 units, 38 below-market-rate ones
By Zachary Clark from a single opponent.
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF Proposed by developer Windy
Hill Property Ventures, the four- Davina
story 224,000-square-foot build-
The largest apartment building Isackson Isackson
Belmont has seen in decades and ing consists of 250 residential
units for rent, 15% of which will

the first major development pro-
posed since the city adopted a plan be affordable based on the city’s
for a denser, more vibrant down- inclusionary housing ordinance.
town has been approved. The 38 “low income” affordable
Occupying nearly an entire units are reserved for those earn-
city block at 1325 Old County ing 80% of area median income,

Road, the development known as which comes out to $80,000 a
“Artisan Crossing” received an year for single people or
enthusiastic thumbs-up from the $117,000 a year for families of
Planning Commission at a well- four. The units will be a mix of stu-
attended meeting Tuesday. Those dios, one-bedrooms and two-bed-
who spoke during public com- rooms and applicant Jamie
ment expressed nothing but
glowing support for the project
and commissioner Thomas
McCune said he is yet to hear
D’Alessandro noted that the
affordable ones will fulfill 60% of

See ARTISAN, Page 19 Artist’s rendering of Artisan Crossing in Belmont. guilty

Hillsborough parents admit
to bribery and fraud in the
FALLEN PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL college admissions scandal
By Julia Cheever

A Hillsborough couple on
Wednesday became the first par-
ents to plead guilty in federal court
in Boston to charges in a college
admissions cheating scheme.
Bruce Isackson, 62, and Davina
Isackson, 55, admitted to paying a
consultant $600,000 in bribes to
have their two daughters fraudu-
lently admitted to colleges as ath-
letic recruits and to have test
scores improved for their younger
Both parents pleaded guilty to
one count of conspiring to commit
mail fraud and honest services mail
A San Mateo County sheriff’s deputy honors Sheriff
William Phillip McEvoy (left) with a rose at the Fallen
Peace Officers Memorial ceremony Wednesday. Held
in Redwood City’s Courthouse Square, the memorial
served as a tribute to the 28 men and women in San
State inching
Mateo County law enforcement who died in the line
of duty.
to 40M people
Growth rate slows
Caltrain weigh grade crossing costs By Adam Beam

SACRAMENTO — California
Scenarios range from a few billion to up to $11.1B for large-scale changes had its slowest recorded growth
rate in its history last year as the
By Zachary Clark A grade separation is when the those 42 at-grade crossings. The board will be asked to
country’s most populous state was
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF tracks are separated from the road Grade separations are only choose from three investment
hit by a slowdown in immigration
and such a project improves safety legally required on four-track seg- plans for improving the 42 at-
and a sharp decline of births.
There are 42 at-grade crossings and helps reduce traffic conges- ments — Caltrain is currently a grade crossings, including low, Estimates released Wednesday
along the entire Caltrain corridor tion because cars, bicycles and two-segment corridor — or when medium and high intensity invest- show California had 39.9 million
and a variety of proposed pedestrians no longer have to stop maximum train speeds exceed 125 ment options. people as of Jan. 1, adding nearly
improvements for those cross- and wait for passing trains.  mph, but interest in grade separa- The price tag for each option 187,000 people for a growth rate
ings, including grade separations, At a meeting May 2, Caltrain’s tion goes “significantly” beyond varies based on the degree to of 0. 47% — the lowest since
could cost up to $11.1 billion, board of directors will likely chart current requirements, according to
according to the transit agency. a path forward for improving a staff report. See COSTS, Page 19 See GROWTH, Page 18
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Thought for the Day

“Have you ever observed that we pay much
more attention to a wise passage when it is
quoted than when we read it in the original author?”
— Philip G. Hamerton, English artist and essayist

This Day in History

Osama bin Laden was killed by elite

2011 American forces at his Pakistan com-

pound, then quickly buried at sea after
a decade on the run.
In 1 5 1 9 , artist Leonardo da Vinci died at Cloux, France, at
age 67.
In 1 5 3 6 , Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII, was
arrested and charged with adultery; she was beheaded 17 days
In 1 8 6 3 , during the Civil War, Confederate Gen. Thomas
“Stonewall” Jackson was accidentally wounded by his own
men at Chancellorsville, Virginia; he died eight days later.
In 1 9 0 8 , the original version of “Take Me Out to the Ball
Game,” with music by Albert Von Tilzer and lyrics by Jack
Norworth, was published by Von Tilzer’s York Music Co.
In 1 9 2 7 , the U.S. Supreme Court, in Buck v. Bell, upheld 8-
1 a Virginia law allowing the forced sterilization of people to
promote the “health of the patient and the welfare of society.”
In 1 9 4 1 , General Mills began shipping its new cereal,
“Cheerioats,” to six test markets. (The cereal was later
renamed “Cheerios.”) REUTERS
In 1 9 5 7 , crime boss Frank Costello narrowly survived an A rider races with his donkey during the annual donkey festival as part of May Day events in Otumba, near Mexico City.
attempt on his life in New York; the alleged gunman, Vincent
“The Chin” Gigante, was acquitted at trial after Costello
refused to identify him as the shooter. Sen. Joseph R. In other news ...
McCarthy, R-Wis., died at Bethesda Naval Hospital in taneously by groups of students that, eral beach where dogs are prohibited.
Maryland. Students deck out dome for the most part, want to remain SFGATE reports a visitor at the Point
In 1 9 6 8 , “The Odd Couple,” the movie version of the Neil with Captain America shield anonymous, he added. Reyes National Seashore in Marin
Simon comedy starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau,
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Student County saw the attack on the Guadalupe
opened in New York. Wandering horse: Strolling
pranksters at the Massachusetts fur seal and called the Marine Mammal
In 1 9 7 2 , a fire at the Sunshine silver mine in Kellogg, Center in Sausalito. A necropsy con-
Idaho, claimed the lives of 91 workers who succumbed to car-
Institute of Technology have struck mare causes stir in Frankfurt firmed the cause of death was the dog
again, drawing inspiration from
bon monoxide poisoning. FRANKFURT, Germany — Not far attack.
America’s hottest movie.
MIT students over the weekend draped from the glass and steel towers of The dog and the dog’s owner alleged-
Germany’s banking capital, a 22-year-
Birthdays the university’s signature Great Dome
with a giant cloth version of Captain old Arabian mare is causing a stir with
ly left the scene. The attack is under
America’s red, white and blue shield. her languid daily strolls through a The Marine Mammal Center says
Their efforts drew a Twitter “Very Frankfurt neighborhood. Guadalupe fur seals were hunted to near-
cool!” from actor Chris Evans, the Owner Werner Weischedel says his extinction in the 1800s and the only
Massachusetts native who plays old nag Jenny, who’s recently found known breeding colony is on
Captain America in “Avengers: social media fame after a local news Guadalupe Island off the coast of Baja
Endgame.” show about it went viral, has been tak- California.
The shield went up Saturday night and ing her 12-mile daily jaunts for 14
was taken down Monday morning. years — preferring to escape the con- Kite surfer rescued
MIT students have for generations fines of her home field to nibble on
centered similar pranks, which they tasty vegetation on the Main river near Alcatraz Island
Wrestler, actor Soccer player Princess Charlotte
of Cambridge is 4. call “hacks,” on the dome. banks. SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Coast
Dwayne Johnson David Beckham is
is 47. A realistic police cruiser was placed “Everybody knows her,” the 79-year- Guard has rescued a kite surfer near
on the dome in 1994. In 1999, it was old said Tuesday. Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay —
Singer Engelbert Humperdinck is 83. Former International decked out to look like R2D2, the robot Jenny ambles along cobblestone the third such rescue in the area in the
Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge is 77. Actress- from “Star Wars.” streets and pedestrian paths, avoiding past week.
activist Bianca Jagger is 74. Country singer R.C. Bannon is Raymond Huffman, a 20-year-old joggers, families and vehicles. The San Francisco Fire Department
74. Actor David Suchet is 73. Singer-songwriter Larry Gatlin from New York’s Long Island, says he Surprised newcomers occasionally says it received a report of two kite
is 71. Rock singer Lou Gramm (Foreigner) is 69. Actress didn’t have anything to do with this call authorities, so she wears a note on surfers down in the area on Tuesday
Christine Baranski is 67. Singer Angela Bofill is 65. Fashion year’s prank, but posted on YouTube her neck: “My name is Jenny, I didn’t night but found only one needed rescue
designer Donatella Versace is 64. Actor Brian Tochi is 60. aerial video he shot from his drone of run away, I’m just going for a walk.” by the Coast Guard.
Movie director Stephen Daldry is 59. Actress Elizabeth the final product that’s since generated That person was examined and didn’t
Berridge is 57. Country singer Ty Herndon is 57. Actress tens of thousands of views. Dog kills threatened fur seal need to be hospitalized.
Mitzi Kapture is 57. Commentator Mika Brzezinski is 52. Huffman said a friend involved in the The Coast Guard issued a warning to
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is 51. Rock musician Todd prank told him the group had spent
in Northern California beach kite surfers last week after rescuing two
Sucherman (Styx) is 50. Rock singer Jeff Gutt (goot) (Stone about six months planning the effort. SAN FRANCISCO — Officials say an surfers who were adrift, one near
Temple Pilots) is 43. Actress Jenna Von Oy is 42. Actress Ellie The prank tradition isn’t an annual unleashed dog attacked and killed a pro- Alcatraz and the other near the Golden
Kemper is 39. Actor Robert Buckley is 38. Actor Gaius event at MIT and tends to happen spon- tected seal on a Northern California fed- Gate Bridge.
Charles is 36. Pop singer Lily Rose Cooper is 34.


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Man faces eight years prison after rape plea tial life sentence if he had gone to trial with
Police reports
Everyone’s a critic
By Anna Schuessler the woman, removed her clothing, raped her
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF and attempted to force her to perform oral multiple victims alleged in the case, and A group of intoxicated people were
sex before walking her home, according to noted Ramirez-Ruiz has always had the sup- singing on Casa De Campo in Foster
A 27-year-old Redwood City man accused prosecutors. port of his family in court and has long been City, it was reported at 2:09 a. m.
of raping a 20-year-old woman in unincor- When she reported the incident to sher- a valuable member of his community as a Sunday, April 28. 
porated Redwood City in 2017 is facing iff’s deputies about a month later, the student and a worker.
eight years in state prison after he pleaded woman said Ramirez-Ruiz also sexually “In my experience, there are occasions
no contest to forcible rape Wednesday, assaulted her in October of 2016, according where people that I believe to be innocent BELMONT
according to the San Mateo County District to prosecutors. take plea deals in order to avoid potentially Di s turbance. A passenger had a verbal
Attorney’s Office. Ramirez-Ruiz’s defense attorney Austin severe consequences,” he said. “In this case, altercation with a taxi driver on Bayview
In custody on $400, 000 bail, Juan Thompson said his client was brought in for I think eight years is pretty severe for Avenue, it was reported at 6:56 p. m.
Ramirez-Ruiz also admitted the offense is questioning under false pretenses and after a someone who has no record.” Sunday, April 28. 
serious and violent and will appear in court long interrogation made some statements Though District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe Theft. Someone stole a beer from a store
July 2 for receipt of a restitution report and that were later used against him. acknowledged the number of forcible rape before walking out on Ralston Avenue, it was
sentencing, according to prosecutors. He credited law enforcement’s posting of cases in the county has dropped in recent reported at 11:22 a.m. Saturday, April 27.
Ramirez-Ruiz was arrested in early 2018, his client’s mug shot in various locations years, he noted Ramirez-Ruiz’s case indi- Reckl es s dri v i ng . A motorist was driv-
more than six months after the victim and to social media with inviting an ex-girl- cates women should continue to be wary of ing the wrong way on Ralston Avenue, it
reported the attack to the San Mateo County friend to come forward and make allegations these types of crimes. was reported at 8:18 p.m. Friday, April 26. 
Sheriff’s Office. The two are said to have she had never made before, which he said “There are still predators out there like Re c k l e s s dri v i n g . A pedestrian was
been friends since 2010 when they were at changed the landscape of the case dramati- Ramirez-Ruiz,” he said. “When the man almost hit on Ralston Avenue, it was report-
his house watching a movie April 3, 2017. cally. does not honor a woman’s right to say no, ed at 5:14 p.m. Friday, April 26.
Ramirez-Ruiz is believed to have assaulted Thompson said his client faced a poten- we’re going to send [him] to prison.” Publ i c i nto x i cati o n. A man was stum-
bling around on Village Court, it was report-
ed at 2:13 a.m. Friday, April 26.
Defense upholds Oakland warehouse operator as family man FOSTER CITY
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 2016, fire in a warehouse months before the fire, and none of them Arres t. A San Francisco resident was arrest-
that occurred during an raised concerns about the building being a ed on East Hillsdale Boulevard and released
unpermitted concert. fire hazard. with a $2,500 misdemeanor warrant for van-
OAKLAND — A defense attorney told
Serra blamed Oakland Serra also said arson is to blame for the dalism and providing false identification, it
jurors Wednesday that the man who was in
building department offi- fire, saying witnesses will testify to seeing was reported at 10:19 p.m. Tuesday, April
charge of an Oakland, California, warehouse
cials for failing to strangers with Molotov cocktails lurking 30.
where three dozen people died in a fire is a
inspect the structure near the warehouse at the time of the fire. Arres t. Someone was arrested for brandish-
family man and artist who is wrongly
annually as required by U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms ing a pocketknife at another person, it was
city law. He noted that and Explosives investigators could not reported at 6:01 p.m. Tuesday, April 30.
“My client is not some despot, cult leader, Arres t. A Hayward resident was arrested on
manipulator of the truth,” defense lawyer Derick Almena Oakland police officers, determine a cause for the fire.
health department Metro Center Boulevard and released on a
Tony Serra said of Derick Almena, who is inspectors and Alameda County social wel- “Arson was not foreseeable,” Serra said. $5,000 misdemeanor warrant for DUI and
charged with 36 counts of involuntary fare workers visited the warehouse in the “My client did everything possible to make suspended license, it was reported at 3:08
manslaughter in connection with a Dec. 2, the premises safe.” p.m. Tuesday, April 30.
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High-speed rail plan estimates Around the state
Newsom creates panel to study future of work
Central Valley line at $18.3B
By Kathleen Ronayne
SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is
changing lightbulbs, paper towel dispensaries and raking
outside in honor of May Day, an interna-
tional holiday celebrating labor and the
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS working class. Newsom on Wednesday
joined custodial staff at American River
SACRAMENTO — California’s College in Sacramento.
reworked plan for a high-speed train The Democrat says California must pri-
estimates an $18.3 billion price tag to oritize workers as its economy grows.
complete 171 miles of track in the He’s also signed an executive order cre-
Central Valley by 2028, nearly a decade ating a new commission to study “the
later than the initial estimate for a Gavin Newsom future of work.” The commission will
much longer Los Angeles-to-San explore how technology and economic
Francisco line. advances will impact California’s workforce. It will develop a
State rail officials issued an update to strategy to teach workers new skills and improve job quality.
the delay-plagued project Wednesday, The commission will have between 14 and 18 members
offering the first formal look at and will be expected to complete its work by next February.
changes suggested in February by
Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. PG&E offers $105M ‘wildfire assistance’ plan
Officials had been focused on building SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric says it will
a segment from the Central Valley to set up a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent
San Francisco, but had not yet come up
California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment.
with enough money to tunnel through a
In a court filing Wednesday, PG&E says the wildfire assis-
mountain pass.
California rail officials say a reworked plan to build 171 miles of track in the Central tance program will provide relief for people who lost prop-
Now the focus is shifting to first
building a line from Bakersfield to
Valley will cost $18.3 billion and be completed by 2028. erty during huge blazes in 2017 and 2018.
through the Central Valley won’t gen- every single benchmark over the last The plan requires approval in federal bankruptcy court.
Merced. The update stresses complet-
erate enough money to cover the oper- 10 years?” PG&E filed for bankruptcy protection in January, saying it
ing the full line is still the ultimate
ations and maintenance costs. That’s a Newsom addressed the project’s faced at least $13 billion in legal claims from wildfire vic-
goal, something Newsom wants.
“This policy recommendation is not problem for the state, which is bound longstanding problems earlier this tims. The filing says the program would be administered by
a Central Valley line instead of Silicon by the ballot measure to operate a rail year. an independent third party chosen in consultation with
Valley to Central Valley line,” it reads. line without a subsidy. “Right now, there simply isn’t a path lawyers for PG&E’s creditors.
“It is a Central Valley line first.” Russ Fong, the project’s outgoing to get from Sacramento to San Diego, PG&E’s equipment is the prime suspect in the cause of
The report does not offer a revised chief financial officer, said the state let alone from San Francisco to L.A. I October 2017 fires in Napa and Sonoma counties and last
analysis of the timeline and cost for will hire an outside train operator to wish there were,” he said. “However, November’s fire that wiped out the town of Paradise.
the entire project, slated last year to avoid running afoul of the bond meas- we do have the capacity to complete a
cost $77 billion and be completed by ure. Such a move is likely to prompt high-speed rail link between Merced CITY GOVERNMENT
2033. However, it does show a cost lawsuits. and Bakersfield.”
increase of $1.8 billion to construc- Republican Assemblyman Jim Money for the project comes from • The eighth annual San Carl o s
tion that’s already underway to a total Patterson of Fresno, a critic of the the bond, the federal government and Vo l unteer Ex po will be held 9:30
of $12.4 billion, roughly double ini- project, said he has lost trust in com- revenue from a state program that a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May
tial projections. mitments by rail officials. charges polluters to emit greenhouse 11, at the S an Carl o s Adul t
It’s been more than a decade since “They’re making it up as they go gases. The Trump administration has Co mmun i t y Ce n t e r, 601
California voters approved nearly $10 along. That’s what I’ve concluded,” he threatened to revoke the $3.5 billion Chestnut St. The event is free and
billion in bond funding for the project. said. “How can we have confidence in in federal money because of the pro- open to the public and those with
Its cost has steadily climbed since. what they are going to do in the next ject’s delays, but a final decision has questions or interested in being an exhibitor can email
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US to give DNA tests at

border to check for fraud
By Colleen Long

WASHINGTON — U. S. Immigration and Customs

Enforcement will begin voluntary DNA testing in cases
where officials suspect that adults are fraudulently claiming
to be parents of children as they cross the U.S.-Mexico bor-
The decision comes as Homeland Security officials are
increasingly concerned about instances of child trafficking
as a growing number of Central American families cross the
border, straining resources to the breaking point. Border
authorities also recently started to increase the biometric
data they take from children 13 and younger, including fin-
gerprints, despite privacy concerns and government policy
that restricts what can be collected.
Officials with the Department of Homeland Security
wouldn’t say where the DNA pilot program would begin, but
they did say it would start as early as next week and would be
very limited.
The DNA testing will happen once officials with U.S.
Customs and Border Protection, which manages border
enforcement, refer possible instances of fraud to ICE, which
usually manages interior enforcement. But teams from
ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations were recently
deployed to the southern border to help investigate human REUTERS FILE PHOTO
smuggling efforts. A man tries to rebuild his house after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Canovanas, Puerto Rico.
The rapid DNA test will take about two hours and will be
obtained using a cheek swab from both the adult and child.
The parent is to swab the child, officials said.
The testing will be destroyed and won’t be used as evi-
President’s GOP allies press
for action on disaster aid bill
dence in any criminal case, they said.
Generally, government officials determine a family unit
to be a parent with a child. Fraud would occur if a person is
claiming to be a parent when he or she is another type of
relative, or if there was no relationship at all. By Andrew Taylor “We think it could be more palatable states hit hard by hurricanes last fall,
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS to them ... to the Democrats,” Senate including Trump allies like David
Appropriations Committee Chairman Perdue of Georgia and Rick Scott of
Around the nation WASHINGTON — The White House Richard Shelby, R-Ala., told reporters
after a Wednesday meeting with GOP
Florida, because the legislation
includes aid to the mainland U.S. as
is displaying new flexibility on giv-
Student tackled campus ing disaster aid to hurricane-ravaged senators from Georgia and Florida. well. A meeting with Trump almost
Puerto Rico as President Donald “We thought we made a pretty good three weeks ago was supposed to jump-
gunman, slain while saving lives Trump’s GOP allies increasingly lose offer and the vibes maybe are better start negotiations, but no progress
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina college student patience with a weekslong standoff than they were. Nothing’s crystal- was made during a two-week recess,
tackled a gunman who opened fire in his classroom, saving over the widely backed bill. ized.” top aides said.
others’ lives but losing his own in the A new Senate GOP offer is aimed at Senate Republicans are optimistic “We’re talking about a disastrous
process, police said Wednesday. breaking the logjam in delivering that Trump would sign the latest offer failure of the government of the United
Riley Howell, 21, was among students already-appropriated funding to Puerto and it appears as though he’s ready to States of America to respond to the
gathered for end-of-year presentations in Rico. Trump has feuded with move on from the Puerto Rico spat. He needs of the people,” said Sen. Johnny
an anthropology class at the University Democratic officials on the U.S. terri- also has a rally in Panama City Beach Isakson, R-Ga. “I don’t want to leave
of North Carolina-Charlotte when a man tory and has sharply criticized Puerto in the heart of the hurricane-slammed this Friday without us having done
with a pistol began shooting. Howell Rico’s handling of the disaster. Florida panhandle next Wednesday, something.”
and another student were killed; four oth- But the latest offer, relayed Monday and there’s considerable pressure to Trump himself raised the issue in a
ers were wounded. in a meeting of the chairman and top have a breakthrough by then. meeting with Democrats on Monday.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Democrat of the Senate A summary of the offer relayed by a “He did express a concern that that
Riley Howell GOP aide says Puerto Rico would stand needed to be passed, ” said House
Kerr Putney said Howell “took the Appropriations Committee, hasn’t
assailant off his feet,” but was fatally wounded. He said won over Democrats, according to to gain an additional $304 million Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md.,
Howell did what police train people to do in active shooter party aides. They are reviewing the lat- from a new pot of $431 million for though the conversation was brief and
situations. est plan but are looking for changes to 2017 storms, but Republicans rejected didn’t touch on Puerto Rico. An aide to
“You’re either going to run, you’re going to hide and make sure the money for Puerto Rico a Democratic demand for another lawmaker present said Trump
shield, or you’re going to take the fight to the assailant. doesn’t get hung up by bureaucratic Environmental Protection Agency told the group, “I’ll stay out of it, just
Having no place to run and hide, he did the last. But for his snags. The administration has been water and wastewater projects. get it done.” The aide spoke on condi-
work, the assailant may not have been disarmed,” Putney slow to dispense money that’s been Patience is running out among a tion of anonymity to discuss a private
said. “Unfortunately, he gave his life in the process. already approved. group of Senate Republicans from meeting.


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Biden’s rise tests Trump plan of casting foes as socialists up by calling him “Sleepy Joe” in an inter-
By Zeke Miller
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS view with Boston Herald Radio on
Wednesday, adding of Democrats, “They’re
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump all pretty heavy leaning left, including
may want to cast his potential Democratic him.”
rivals as a band of angry socialists, but Joe Biden had said earlier Wednesday of
Biden is not cooperating with Trump’s Trump: “I’ve had his attention for a while.”
reelection strategy, and that’s giving the Biden’s swift rise tests the Trump cam-
president growing unease. paign’s theory that no candidate can win the
As the Democratic field expands to more Democratic nomination without first
than 20 contenders, Trump and his cam- embracing a slew of progressive policies
paign team have been trying to lump them that would appeal to the party’s base in the
all together as left-wing radicals. Campaign primaries but put Trump in a stronger posi-
officials believe it’s the best way for Trump tion once he has a general-election oppo-
to overcome his challenges with moderate nent he can pillory as outside the American
voters, particularly in the upper Midwestern mainstream.
states critical to his reelection. “The great challenge for every campaign
But Biden’s working-class appeal and is to define your opponent,” but Democrats
more pragmatic policy approach are putting are doing that work for Trump, said
the GOP framing of the 2020 race to the Republican strategist Josh Holmes. “The
test. As he campaigned in Iowa this week, things that Bernie Sanders talked about in
Biden showcased his union support and 2016 have been adopted by virtually every
steered clear of the liberal policy debates Democratic candidate for president. They’re
firing up the Democratic base. REUTERS the admission for entry to being competi-
From the White House, Trump watched — Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden addresses a tive in this race.”
and tweeted — with some concern, accord- campaign rally in Iowa City. While Biden has begun laying out posi-
ing to two people familiar with the presi- the support of first responders. It was the to reveal the president’s thinking on the tions that tack with the direction of his
dent’s thinking, as Biden earned the sort of endorsement that threatened to pro- matter. party on health care, education and taxes,
endorsement of a prominent International vide Biden with credibility with the centrist Trump blasted out more than 50 tweets and for example, he has taken care to avoid
Association of Fire Fighters and secured a voters Trump must hold onto, said the two retweets about Biden before 7 a. m. embracing the more drastic proposals
spot at the top of Democratic polls. The people, who spoke on condition of Wednesday — a frenetic pace, even for the backed by the Vermont senator and others
firefighters’ backing, in particular, anonymity because they weren’t authorized prolific social media user. Trump followed on issues including “Medicare for All” and
appeared to irk the president, who relishes the Green New Deal.

Budget office: Caveats to government-run health system

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar “The transition toward a single-payer eliminated for everyone else. said Sanders. “What is not disruptive is
and Alan Fram system could be complicated, challenging “An expansion of insurance coverage expanding Medicare, which is a very popu-
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS and potentially disruptive,” the report said. under a single-payer system would increase lar and cost-effective program to guarantee
“Policymakers would need to consider how the demand for care and put pressure on the health care for every man, woman and
WASHINGTON — Congressional budget quickly people with private insurance available supply of care,” the report said. child.”
experts said Wednesday that moving to a would switch their coverage to a new public Sanders, I-Vt. , pushed back, telling The Democratic presidential candidate’s
government-run health care system like plan, what would happen to workers in the reporters that what’s really disruptive is single-payer proposal is coloring the nom-
“Medicare for All” could be complicated and health insurance industry if private insur- that millions of Americans remain unin- ination fight and is likely to be a signifi-
potentially disruptive for Americans. ance was banned or its role was limited, and sured while others can’t afford high co- cant theme in the 2020 elections. President
The report from the nonpartisan how quickly provider payment rates under pays and drug prices. “That is disruptive,” Donald Trump derides it as “socialism.”
Congressional Budget Office was a high- the single-payer system would be phased in
level look at the pros and cons of changing from current levels.”
the current mix of public and private health One unintended consequence could be
care financing to a system paid for entirely increased wait times and reduced access to
by the government. It did not include cost care if there are not enough medical
estimates of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Medicare providers to meet an expected increased
for All legislation or its House counterpart, demand for services as some 29 million cur-
but raised dozens of issues lawmakers would rently uninsured people get coverage and as
confront. deductibles and copayments are reduced or
008 0502 thu:0502 thu 215 5/1/19 6:21 PM Page 1


Venezuelans take to streets

as uprising attempt sputters
By Scott Smith
and Christopher Torchia

CARACAS, Venezuela —
Venezuelans heeded opposition leader
Juan Guaido’s call to fill streets around
the nation Wednesday but security
forces showed no sign of answering REUTERS
his cry for a widespread military upris- WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson delivers a statement
ing, instead dispersing crowds with outside Southwark Crown Court after WikiLeaks founder
tear gas as the political crisis threat- Julian Assange’s sentencing, in London.
ened to deepen.
Thousands cheered Guaido in Caracas
as he rolled up his sleeves and called
on Venezuelans to remain out in force
and prepare for a general strike, a day
Assange gets 50
after his bold attempt to spark a mass
military defection against President
Nicolas Maduro failed to tilt the bal-
ance of power.
weeks in prison
for jumping bail
“It’s totally clear now the usurper
has lost,” Guaido proclaimed, a decla-
ration belied by events on the ground.
Partisans of Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro carry a cardboard cutout of late
Across town at the Carlota air base
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez while marching in support of Maduro’s
near where Guaido made his plea a day
government and to commemorate May Day in Caracas, Venezuela.
By Gregory Katz
earlier for a revolt, intense clashes of anti-government protesters blow- political upheaval since Guaido re-
raged against between protesters and ing horns and whistles. energized a flagging opposition
troops loyal to Maduro, making clear Opposition leaders hoped Guaido’s movement by declaring himself inter-
LONDON — A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder
the standoff would drag on. risky move would stir a string of high- im president, saying Maduro had
Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for
There and elsewhere, state security ranking defections and shake Maduro’s usurped power.
skipping bail seven years ago and holing
forces launched tear gas and fired rub- grip on power. But only the chief of Now the struggle has heightened
up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
ber bullets while bands of mostly Venezuela’s feared intelligence agency geopolitical dimensions, with the
Judge Deborah Taylor appeared unim-
young men armed with makeshift broke ranks, while most others stood United States and more than 50 other
pressed by Assange’s written apology
shields threw rocks and set a motorcy- steadfast. Some analysts predicted that nations backing Guaido as Venezuela’s
and his lawyer’s argument that he sought
cle ablaze. would make Maduro more emboldened. legitimate president and Maduro allies
refuge in the embassy because of over-
“I don’t want to say it was a disaster, The dramatic events could spell even like Russia lending the beleaguered
whelming fear of being taken from
but it wasn’t a success,” said Marilina more uncertainty for Venezuela, which president military and economic sup-
Sweden, where he faced sexual miscon-
Carillo, who was standing in a crowd has been rocked by three months of port.
duct allegations, to the U.S. to face sepa-
Julian Assange rate charges related to his WikiLeaks
Chinese fossil sheds light on mysterious Neanderthal kin “It is essential to the rule of law that nobody is above or
beyond the reach of the law,” Taylor said. “Orders of the
By Makcolm Ritter closed little else. cave is relatively close to sea level. court are to be obeyed.”
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The new discovery was made roughly The Chinese cave, by contrast, is on The judge said it was hard to imagine a more serious ver-
1,400 miles (2,300 kilometers) to the the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau, sion of the offense as she gave the 47-year-old hacker a sen-
southeast in Gansu province of China. about 10, 800 feet (3, 280 meters) tence close to the maximum of a year in custody. She point-
NEW YORK — Nearly 40 years after The right half of a jawbone with teeth high. ed out that he had not surrendered “willingly” and was only
it was found by a monk in a Chinese is at least 160,000 years old, scien- “Now we have an explanation,” said facing the court because the government of Ecuador withdrew
cave, a fossilized chunk of jawbone tists reported Wednesday in the journal Jean-Jacques Hublin of the Max Planck its protection last month.
has been revealed as coming from a Nature. No DNA could be found, but Institute for Evolutionary The Australian secret-spiller had lived in the South
mysterious relative of the scientists recovered protein fragments Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, American country’s London embassy since June 2012 to
Neanderthals. that they compared to the Siberian one of the paper’s authors. avoid extradition to Sweden, where he was wanted for ques-
Until now, the only known remains DNA. That showed the fossil came In fact, “it’s a big surprise” that any tioning over rape and sexual assault allegations made by two
of these Denisovans were a few scraps from a Denisovan. human relative could live in the cold women.
of bone and teeth recovered in a The find addresses several mysteries. climate and thin air of the plateau at He was arrested by British police April 11 after Ecuador
Siberian cave. DNA from those One was why the Siberian DNA indicat- that time, more than 100,000 years revoked his political asylum, accusing him of everything
Siberian fossils showed kinship with ed Denisovans were adapted to living before our own species showed up from meddling in the nation’s foreign affairs to poor
Neanderthals. But the remains dis- at high altitudes when the Siberian there, he told reporters. hygiene.
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Barr, Mueller trade barbs as Key takeaways

from testimony,
Mueller’s letter

Russia probe rift goes public

By Eric Tucker
Mueller wanted the executive summaries from
his report publicly released immediately after
he submitted his report in March. But Barr went
his own way.
Days after receiving the 448-page report, Barr
released his own four-page letter laying out the
and Mary Clare Jalonick report’s principal conclusions.The letter said that
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mueller didn’t establish a criminal conspiracy
between the Trump campaign and Russia and
that the special counsel didn’t make a formal
WASHINGTON — Private ten- decision on whether Trump obstructed justice.
sions between Justice Department Mueller said Barr did more harm than good by
not releasing more information.
leaders and spe- In his March 27 letter to Barr, Mueller wrote,“The
cial counsel summary letter the Department sent to
Congress and released to the public late in the
R o b e r t afternoon of March 24 did not fully capture the
Mueller’s team context, nature and substance of this Office’s
broke into pub- work and conclusions.”
“There is now public confusion about critical
lic view in aspects of the results of our investigation,”
ex t rao rdi n ary Mueller added. In the letter, first reported by The
Washington Post, Mueller urged Barr to release
f a s h i o n redacted versions of the summaries at that time,
Wednesday as which Barr did not do.
They ultimately became public with the release
Robert Mueller A t t o r n e y of the redacted report last month. Republicans
G e n e r a l cited that fact in dismissing the matter as now
William Barr pushed back at the moot. But Democrats said the delay allowed
Trump to use Barr’s letter to bake in a public
special counsel’s “snitty” com- narrative about the report’s findings before it
plaints over his handling of the was released.
Trump-Russia investigation
Testifying for the first time THE ‘SNITTY’ LETTER
since releasing Mueller’s report, Barr testified that he called Mueller after
Barr faced sharp questioning from REUTERS
receiving his complaints and Mueller told him he
hadn’t“misrepresented”the report. Instead, Barr
Senate Democrats who accused U.S. Attorney General William Barr testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on ‘the Justice said Mueller told him he was upset that the press
him of making misleading com- Department’s investigation of Russian interference with the 2016 presidential election.’ coverage was reading too much into the letter.
ments and seeming at times to be Barr said Mueller pressed him to release the
refusal sets the stage for Barr to charges, Barr added, “then he Justice Department leadership and summaries, but he rejected that advice because
President Donald Trump’s protec- he didn’t want to release the report“piecemeal.”
tor as much as the country’s top possibly be held in contempt of shouldn’t have investigated. That Mueller’s team had appeared uni- Bristling under questioning from Senate
law enforcement official. Congress. was the time to pull up.” fied in approach for most of the Democrats, Barr said: “It was my decision how
and when to make it public. Not Bob Mueller’s.”
The rift fueled allegations that At Wednesday’s Senate Judiciary Barr was also perturbed by a pri- two-year investigation into Barr described Mueller’s letter as a “bit snitty,”
Barr has spun Mueller’s findings Committee session, Barr said he vate letter Mueller, a longtime potential coordination between and also took a subtle shot at the special
counsel, saying he slowed down its public
in Trump’s favor and understated had been surprised Mueller did not friend, sent him last month com- the Trump campaign and Russia release.
the gravity of Trump’s behavior. reach a conclusion on whether plaining that the attorney general during the 2016 election. He said he had asked Mueller’s team to identify
Trump had tried to obstruct justice, had not properly portrayed the The revelation that Mueller, grand jury information that would need to be
The dispute is certain to persist, as redacted, but when he received the report, they
Democrats push to give Mueller a and that he had felt compelled to special counsel’s findings in a who’d been publicly silent for the hadn’t done it. He said it then took weeks to
chance to answer Barr’s testimony step in with his own judgment that four-page letter summarizing the entire investigation, was agitated comb through the report to black out protected
with his own later this month. the president had committed no report’s main conclusions. The enough to send a letter to Barr —
Barr separately informed the crime. attorney general called the note “a which could, and did, become pub- PAST COMMENTS TO
House Judiciary Committee that “I’m not really sure of his rea- bit snitty.” lic — lent his words extra credibil-
he would not appear for its sched- soning,” Barr said of Mueller’s “I said ‘Bob, what’s with the let- ity with Democrats, who accused CONGRESS DRAW SCRUTINY
uled hearing on Thursday because obstruction analysis, which nei- ter? Just pick up the phone and Barr of lying under oath last A couple weeks after receiving Mueller’s
complaints, Barr was asked at a House hearing
of the panel’s insistence that he ther accused the president of a call me if there is an issue,”’ Barr month when he denied that about reports that members of the special
be questioned by committee crime nor exonerated him. If said. Mueller’s team was unhappy with counsel’s team were “frustrated at some level
Mueller felt that shouldn’t make a The airing of disagreements was how their work had been character- with the limited information included” in the
lawyers as well as lawmakers. That letter Barr sent to Congress detailing Mueller’s
decision on whether to bring all the more striking since the ized. principal conclusions. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla.,
asked Barr, “Do you know what they are
referencing with that?”
Barr responded,“No, I don’t.”

Mueller report: Donald Trump On Wednesday, Democrats on the Senate

Judiciary Committee challenged Barr to explain
how he could say that after receiving Mueller’s
letter. Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii went further,
saying Barr had lied.

feared being seen as a fraud

But Barr defended himself by saying the
question was imprecise. Crist’s question asked
him about unidentified members of Mueller’s
team, while he spoke with Mueller directly, he
“I don’t know what that refers to at all,”Barr said
By Michael Balsamo investigations into links between of the question.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS the Russians and his campaign and
transition teams. BARR SAYS HE DIDN’T
WASHINGTON — The fear was Michael Flynn, who served on EXONERATE TRUMP
persistent. the transition team and would go
That’s not what the Justice Department does,
As the Russia investigation on to be national security adviser, Barr said.
heated up and threatened to shadow spoke with Sergey Kislyak, “I didn’t exonerate. I said that we didn’t believe
that there was sufficient evidence to establish an
Donald Trump’s presidency, he Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. obstruction offense,” Barr said.
became increasingly concerned. Flynn asked that Russia not retali- Under questioning, Barr said he didn’t believe
ate against the United States that Trump’s actions related to the Russia probe
But the portrait painted by special broke the law. He said Trump was well within
counsel Robert Mueller is not of a because of sanctions announced his authority to fire FBI Director James Comey or
by the Obama administration; the to direct his White House counsel to have
president who believed he or any- Mueller removed as special counsel.
one on his campaign colluded with ambassador later told Flynn that But he declined to say whether he thought it
Russians to interfere in the 2016 Russia would hold back. was OK for a president to direct people around
him to lie.
election. In the weeks that followed, “I’m not in the business of determining when
Instead, the Trump of the Trump paid careful attention to lies are told to the American people. I’m in the
business of determining whether a crime has
Mueller report is gripped by fear what he saw as negative stories been committed,” Barr said.
that Americans would question the about Flynn. He grew increasing-
very legitimacy of his presidency.
ly angry when a story broke BARR DEFENDS
Would Trump, the man who put his pointing out that Flynn had dis-
name on skyscrapers and his Donald Trump applauds during an event honoring 2018 NASCAR Cup cussed sanctions with Kislyak.
imprint on television, be per- Series Champion Joey Logano at the White House. By mid-February, Flynn was VIEW OF THE PRESIDENCY
ceived as a cheater and a fraud? Trump’s presidential bid. cal opponents of putting the story forced to resign. The powers of the presidency are so vast that
A day later, as Trump was set to Trump could shut down any investigation into
To Trump, his victory over The next day, Trump went on out because they “suffered one of him if he believed he was falsely accused.
Hillary Clinton was both historic Fox News and called the assess- the greatest defeats in the history meet with FBI Director James That’s what Barr told the committee.
and overwhelming, though he ment “ridiculous” and “just anoth- of politics.” Comey, the president had lunch In making his decision that Trump didn’t
obstruct justice by trying to curtail the Russia
won millions of votes less than er excuse.” The intelligence com- But the intelligence communi- with his confidant and former New probe, Barr said he focused on how the
did the Democratic candidate. munity actually had “no idea if it’s ty’s assessment that Russia had Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. He president didn’t commit an underlying crime
with Russia and how“we now know that he was
If people thought he’d won with Russia or China or somebody,” he interfered in the 2016 election to told Christie he believed the being falsely accused.”
the help of Russia, that glorious argued. sow discord among American vot- Russia investigation would end “The president doesn’t have to sit there
constitutionally and allow it to run its course,”
victory might be tainted. “It could be somebody sitting in ers and to help get Trump elected because of Flynn’s departure. Barr said.
Just a month after Election Day, a bed some place,” the Republican was his “Achilles’ heel,” one of “Flynn met with the Russians. He also expressed sympathy for Trump.
That was the problem. I fired “Two years of his administration have now been
on Dec. 10, 2016, reports surfaced president-elect added. his closest aides, Hope Hicks, dominated by allegations that have proven false.
that U. S. intelligence officials The president’s public narrative would tell investigators. Flynn. It’s over,” Trump said. To listen to some of the rhetoric you would think
quickly shifted. He blamed In the months that followed, That couldn’t have been further the Mueller report had found the opposite,”Barr
had concluded Russia interfered in said.
the election and tried to boost Democrats and accused his politi- Trump reacted strenuously to from the truth.
010 0502 thu:0502 thu 215 5/1/19 4:57 PM Page 1

10 Thursday • May 2, 2019 BUSINESS THE DAILY JOURNAL

Stocks sink after Fed appears to

dash hopes of an interest rate cut
By Alex Veiga
High: 26,689.39
U.S. stocks sold off late in the day and Low: 26,426.38
ended broadly lower Wednesday after the head Close: 26,430.14
of the Federal Reserve appeared to play down
the possibility of an interest rate cut this Change: -162.77
year, something some investors had been
hoping for. OTHER INDEXES
The Fed’s decision to leave its benchmark S&P 500: 2923.73 -22.10
interest rate alone was widely expected and NYSE Index: 12,946.14 -114.52
came amid signs of renewed economic
health, but unusually low inflation. The Nasdaq: 8049.64 -45.75
announcement reaffirmed a message that has NYSE MKT: 2558.20 -15.39
reassured investors since the start of the Russell 2000: 1576.38 -14.83
year: No rate hikes are likely anytime soon.
The low-rate policy is helping to keep bor- Wilshire 5000: 30,181.00 -229.01
rowing costs down and supporting an econo-
my that’s been growing steadily since late
10-Yr Bond: 2.51 +0.00
last year. Oil (per barrel): 63.57 -0.34
Still, some investors who saw inflation Gold : 1,277.70 -8.00
trending below the Fed’s preferred target of
2% thought Chairman Jay Powell might sig-
nal a rate cut to spur economic growth, a
notion that Powell dashed during a press con- The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost hike rates in coming months. The Fed raised Soon after the Fed issued its statement,
ference and that some market watchers dis- 162.77 points, or 0.6%, to 26,430.14. The rates seven times over 2017 and 2018. stock prices rose modestly. And the yield on
missed as wishful thinking. Nasdaq composite dropped 45.75 points, or The Fed also expressed a more upbeat view the 10-year Treasury note, which influences
“I don’t think investors who were antici- 0.6%, to 8,049.64. The Russell 2000 index of the economy, saying “economic activity mortgages and some other loans, fell slight-
pating a rate cut were being very realistic,” of smaller company stocks gave up 14.83 rose at a solid rate.” In March, the Fed had ly.
said Karyn Cavanaugh, senior markets points, or 0.9%, to 1,576.38. said it appeared that growth had slowed from But the trajectory for stocks and bonds
strategist at Voya Investment Management. The U.S. stock market has been riding the fourth quarter of last year. changed course as Powell fielded questions
Cavanaugh said that a rate cut wouldn’t be high this year as it’s made its way back from “The Fed action is a positive, because it from reporters. At one point, he declined to
an appropriate move against the backdrop of a nosedive at the end of 2018. The Fed means that rates are going to remain low,” say whether some investors are misguided in
the U.S. economy that grew 3.2% in the first spurred the market’s recovery earlier this said Tom Martin, senior portfolio manager expecting the U.S. central bank to trim inter-
three months of this year and a national year when it signaled that it would take a with Globalt Investments. “And if there was est rates this year, something traders have
unemployment rate below 4%. patient approach to raising interest rates. anything that looked like it could be harm- been betting will happen before year’s end.
The S&P 500 index fell 22.10 points, or On Wednesday, the central bank once again ful, the Fed is standing ready to consider “The committee is comfortable with our
0.8%, to 2,923.73. reassured investors that it is unlikely it will more accommodation.” current policy stance,” Powell said.

Equinix reported a key Business briefs

measure of profitability in 1Q
REDWOOD CITY — Equinix Inc. on Qualys reported
Wednesday reported a key measure of prof- 1Q earnings of $13.3M
itability in its first quarter. The results FOSTER CITY — Qualys Inc. on
exceeded Wall Street expectations. Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of
The Redwood City-based real estate $13.3 million.
investment trust said it had funds from The Foster City, California-based compa-
operations of $488.1 million, or $5.95 per ny said it had net income of 32 cents per
share, in the period. share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains
The average estimate of seven analysts and costs, were 49 cents per share.
surveyed by Zacks Investment Research The results topped Wall Street expecta-
was for funds from operations of $5.60 per tions. The average estimate of eight ana-
share. lysts surveyed by Zacks Investment
Funds from operations is a closely Research was for earnings of 42 cents per
watched measure in the REIT industry. It share.
takes net income and adds back items such The maker of security-analysis software
as depreciation and amortization. posted revenue of $75.3 million in the peri-
The company said it had net income of od, also exceeding Street forecasts. Six ana- REUTERS
$118.1 million, or $1.44 per share. lysts surveyed by Zacks expected $75 mil- Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at a news conference.
The data center operator, based in lion.
Redwood City, California, posted revenue
of $1.36 billion in the period, also exceed-
ing Street forecasts. Ten analysts surveyed
For the current quarter ending in July,
Qualys expects its per-share earnings to
range from 46 cents to 48 cents.
Fed signals neither a rate
by Zacks expected $1.35 billion.
Equinix expects full-year funds from
operations in the range of $22. 37 to
The company said it expects revenue in
the range of $78.2 million to $78.7 million
for the fiscal second quarter.
hike nor a cut likely soon
Qualys expects full-year earnings in the By Martin Crutsinger potential coming rate cut. He suggested, in
$22.73 per share, with revenue in the range range of $1.89 to $1.94 per share, with rev- THE ASSOCIATED PRESS fact, that the current too-low inflation read-
of $5.55 billion to $5.6 billion. enue ranging from $320.5 million to $323 ings may be transitory or might not be fully
The company’s shares have climbed 28% million. capturing real-world price increases.
since the beginning of the year. In the WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve left “The committee is comfortable with our
Qualys shares have climbed 21% since the its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday
final minutes of trading on Wednesday, beginning of the year. In the final minutes current policy stance,” Powell said.
and signaled that it’s unlikely to either raise The chairman’s comments appeared to
shares hit $450.01, an increase of slightly of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $90.51, or cut rates in coming months amid signs of
more than 6% in the last 12 months. a rise of 17% in the last 12 months. deflate a modest stock market rally that
renewed economic health but unusually low occurred after the Fed issued its statement,
inflation. with its mention of unusually low inflation.
The Fed left its benchmark rate — which Stock losses deepened later in the after-
influences many consumer and business noon, with the Dow Jones industrial aver-
loans — in a range of 2.25% to 2.5%. Its age ending the day down 162 points.
low-rate policy has helped boost stock In its statement Wednesday, the Fed
prices and supported a steadily growing announced a technical adjustment to reduce
economy. the interest it pays banks on reserves as a
A statement from the Fed spotlighted its way to keep its benchmark rate inside its
continuing failure so far to lift annual infla- approved range, rather than at the upper end
tion to at least its 2% target rate. The Fed’s of that range.
preferred 12-month inflation barometer is The central bank’s decision to make no
running at about 1.5%. In pointing to per- change in its rate policy — approved on a
sistently low inflation, the statement might 10-0 vote — had been expected despite
have raised expectations that the Fed’s next renewed pressure from President Donald
rate change, whenever it happens, could be Trump for the Fed to cut rates aggressively
a rate cut. The Fed cuts rates when it’s trying to help accelerate economic growth.
to stimulate inflation or growth. The Fed sketched a more upbeat view of
But at a news conference later, Chairman the economy, saying “economic activity
Jerome Powell declined to hint of any rose at a solid rate.”
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<<< Page 12, Kentucky Derby

favorite, Omaha Beach, scratched
Thursday • May 2, 2019

2 out of 3 advance in CCS The shine is off

Giants, Oracle
Aragon, Carlmont move to second round; San Mateo ousted
By Nathan Mollat t’s fitting that the San Francisco
Giants changed the title sponsor of
their ballpark from AT&T to Oracle,
It was feast or famine for the Peninsula because this team — and fans’ interest —
Athletic League in the first round of the has nothing to do with the old name and the
Central Coast Section team tournament. old aura.
Aragon, the PAL team tournament winner, Simply put, the Giants are just another
cruised past Westmont without dropping a set. team now.
Carlmont also dominated with a 7-0 win over That much was on display Tuesday night
Alvarez. San Mateo, meanwhile, despite a as San Francisco hosted the rival Dodgers in
strong effort, was downed by Palo Alto 6-1. the middle of a three-game set this week.
“The matches were even,” said San Mateo What was once one of the toughest tickets
head coach John Daquioag. “Palo Alto was the in town, was sim-
better team.” ply another Tuesday
At first glance, a 6-1 loss looks like a rout, night game during a
but San Mateo (11-6 overall) certainly made non-descript sea-
Palo Alto (14-6) work for the win. And if a few son.
points went the other way, it may have been Huge swathes of
the Bearcats moving on to the second round. empty green seats
Take the No. 1 singles match, for example. littered the ballpark
San Mateo’s Nick Chu was up 5-2 in the first in every section of
set, but Palo Alto’s Tony Georgianis won four the park, belying
games in a row to take a 6-5 lead. Chu tied the the reported atten-
set at 6-all to force a tiebreak, but it was dance of 32,000 and
Georgianis who came out on top. He then change. Actual
rolled past Chu in the second set, 6-2. attendance, howev-
It was a similar story at the other spots. The er, was maybe high-
Bearcats had set leads, but just could not close 20s and a report Wednesday on KTVU news
out the Vikings. Both of San Mateo’s top two verified my assumption: March and April
doubles teams, Prashanth Rajan and Dylan attendance at Oracle Park was down 17%,
Higashona at No. 1 and the No. 2 team of which given Tuesday’s attendance, means
Kevin Zhang and Andre Khmelnitsky, after roughly 27,000 made it out.
dropping their first sets, had leads in the sec- Of those 27,000 (for sake of argument), I
ond sets, but could not force the matches to a would guess at least half were decked out in
third. Dodgers blue. Our seats, which my wife got
“Our mental toughness wasn’t there today,” comped from work, were lower box seats
Daquioag said. “We just couldn’t close out down the first-base line, right at the end of
sets.” the Dodgers’ dugout. I thought I was in
The Bearcats’ lone win came at No. 3 dou- Dodger Stadium. As the team would run off
bles, where Coy Chilton and Ilan the field following another 1-2-3 inning
Tennenhouse rallied from a set down to win from the Giants, dozens of Dodgers fans
the match in a third-set, super tiebreaker. would stand, holding up hands and mitts,
Considering the pair didn’t enter the start- looking for a souvenir ball, which the play-
ing lineup until the end of the season, ers unfailingly obliged after every inning.
Daquioag was proud to see the senior pair earn When David Freese hit a three-run homer
the win for San Mateo. to give Los Angeles the lead for good in the
Chilton and Tennenhouse quickly fell top of the fourth, the place exploded with
behind 4-1 in the first set, but eventually tied Dodgers’ cheer.
it at 6-all before falling in the tiebreaker. They Chants of “Let’s go Dodgers!” were peri-
NATHAN MOLLAT/DAILY JOURNAL odically started throughout the game and
San Mateo’s Nick Chu hits a return during a 7-6 (7-2), 6-2 loss at No. 1 singles against
See TENNIS, Page 14 Palo Alto’s Tony Georgianis in the first round of the CCS team tournament. See LOUNGE, Page 14

Boston sends A’s to Posey gives Giants

sixth straight defeat walk-off, series win By Josh Dubow
By Jimmy Golen
Giants 2, Dodgers 1
did him in once again in
BOSTON — Michael Chavis has only SAN FRANCISCO — Buster Posey hit a the sixth inning with
played one homestand in Fenway Park and game-ending single with two outs in the both his bat and legs.
he’s already seen enough crazy bounces for ninth inning to send the San Francisco Hernandez led off the
an entire career. Giants to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles inning with a double,
The rookie second baseman earned a sin- Dodgers on Wednesday night. making 23 for 45 in his
gle that led to the tying run when his Dodgers starter Hyun-Jin Ryu and Giants career against
grounder up the middle, a potential double counterpart Madison Bumgarner were on Bumgarner.
play ball, kicked off of second base and their games, leading to a tight game that Then with two outs,
safely into center field. Mitch Moreland fol- wasn’t decided until the bullpens took over Hernandez took off and
late. Buster Posey
lowed with a sacrifice fly, then added a solo Cody Bellinger hit a
homer to help Boston beat Oakland 7-3 on Steven Duggar and Gerardo Parra started grounder down the first-base line. Brandon
Wednesday. GREG M.COOPER/USA TODAY SPORTS the winning rally with back-to-back, one- Belt made a diving stop but Bellinger beat
Chavis was thrown out at home later in Oakland catcher Josh Phegley tags out out singles against Julio Urias (2-2). Pedro Bumgarner to the bag for an infield hit,
the inning when he attempted to score from Boston’s Michael Chavis in the second inning. Baez then came in with two outs and runners while Hernandez raced around third to score
third on a wild pitch that caromed off the The Red Sox, who started last season 17-2 on first and second and Posey hit a line drive the tying run.
backstop right to the catcher, but the Red en route to a franchise record 108 victories to left field. Chris Taylor fielded the ball on The Giants had taken the lead with a rare
Sox completed the three-game sweep and and a fourth championship in 15 years, fell one hop and threw on the fly to home, but first-inning run when Duggar singled, went
revived their hopes of defending their 2018 to 3-9 after losing the home opener and were Duggar slid in safely before Russell Martin to third on a double by Tyler Austin and
World Series championship. seven games under .500 and 7 1/2 games out could get the tag down on a high throw to scored on Belt’s sacrifice fly. It was just the
“It’s a good start,” Moreland said. “We’ve of first place on April 16. give the Giants the series win. second first-inning run in 31 games this
got three under our belt, so that was a good They have won eight of 12 since. Will Smith (1-0) pitched a scoreless ninth season for San Francisco.
series, good momentum for us to go back on for the win.
the road.” See OAKLAND, Page 16 Bumgarner’s nemesis, Enrique Hernandez, See GIANTS, Page 16
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WEDNESDAY Adam Bever earned the win on the mound,

Local sports roundup holding Woodside (7-4, 13-8) to just three
through the weekend. Sydney Crespo. hits while striking out seven in a complete-
Softball game win.
Mills 1, El Camino 0 TUESDAY Aragon 10, Woodside 0
The Vikings nearly saw their bid for an Aragon 4, Woodside 3 Menlo-Atherton 15, Sequoia 11
undefeated PAL Ocean Division campaign The Dons picked up two wins to stay a The Ravens scored a combined six runs
fall by the wayside, but they did just enough Boys’ golf over the final three innings, but it was not
game back of first-place Carlmont.
to hold off the Colts. Aragon secures CCS berth First, the two teams completed a rain-sus- enough to offset 11 runs scored by the Bears
Mills (11-0 PAL Ocean, 15-3 overall) The Dons locked up the PAL’s second pended game. Picking up in the fourth in the opening two innings.
scored an unearned run in the first inning automatic team berth into the CCS tourna- inning, the Dons finished off a 10-0, The first two innings were wild. Sequoia
and Vikings’ pitcher Sofia Mosqueda made it ment by winning a four-team playoff. mercy-rule win. (6-5 PAL Ocean, 9-12 overall) opened with
stand up as she threw a complete game, scat- Aragon posted a scored of 454 to outdis- In the regularly scheduled game, the Dons two runs in the top of the first, but M-A (7-
tering seven hits. tance Woodside (471), Sequoia (485) and scored single runs in the fourth and fifth 4, 9-12) answered with five runs in the bot-
The Vikings scored the game’s only run in Half Moon Bay (509) at Crystal Springs innings to pull out the 4-3 win. tom of the inning.
the bottom of the first. With one out, Olivia Golf Course. Aragon (8-3 PAL Bay, 15-5 overall) 3-0 The Ravens added a third run in the top of
Williams and Sammi Yeung had back-to- Aragon was led by Alex Kao, who finished with a run in the top of the third, but the second, but the Bears came back with
back singles to bring up Cassandra Stanley. with a 789. Ethan Matin shot an 86 and Woodside (5-6, 6-13) tied it with three runs six more for an 11-3 lead after two innings.
She hit a sharp grounder to third that the Michael Kilcullen came in with a 90. in the bottom of the inning.
third baseman back handed and stepped on Max Coupe went 2 for 4 for M-A, with
the third-base bag for the second out. Her three RBIs and two runs scored. Kyle
San Mateo 8, Carlmont 5 Hillsdale 6, Capuchino 3 Hartmanis drove in a pair for the Bears and
throw to first to try and complete the double The Bearcats completed the season-sweep The Knights kept alive their hopes of
play sailed up the line, however, allowing also scored twice.
of the Scots, adding Tuesday’s PAL Bay chasing down a PAL Bay Division title as Max McLellan and Davin Leathers each
Yeung to score. Division win to a 3-1, nine-inning decision their win over the Mustangs keeps them two
El Camino (5-4, 7-6) had its shot to tie had three hits and two RBIs to lead Sequoia.
March 28. game back of division-leading Carlmont.
the game in the top of the sixth when San Mateo (8-3 PAL Bay, 13-4 overall) Hillsdale (7-4 PAL Bay, 11-6 overall)
Divina Moreno doubled, but was cut down at jumped on the Scots early, with five runs in took control of the game with a five-run
Girls’ lacrosse
the plate on a Ruby Nagaya single, as Mills the bottom of the second. Carlmont (9-2, first inning. Sacred Heart Prep 14, Castilleja 5
rightfielder Nicole Boie threw a strike to get 13-9) tied the game with a five-run fourth, Capuchino falls to 2-9 in Bay Division SHP scored nine goals in the first half on
Moreno at the plate. but the Bearcats answered with three runs in play and 7-15 overall. their way to an easy WBAL Foothill
the bottom of the inning. Division win over Castilleja.
Baseball Giuliana Selvitella went 2 for 4 with three Baseball Genna Gibbons led the attack for SHP (11-
Carlmont 6, Sacred Heart Prep 3 RBIs to lead San Mateo offensively. Half Moon Bay 6, San Mateo 2 0 WBAL Foothill,14-5 overall), scoring
The Scots kept their hopes alive of catch- Isabelle Borges added a pair of RBIs for the The Cougars used a five-run fifth to over- four times. Allison Carter, Ingrid Corrigan
ing Burlingame for the top spot in the PAL Bearcats. come an early 1-0 deficit to keep pace with and Ava Shenk all scored twice for SHP.
Bay with a must win over the Gators. Sage Hager wobbled her way through the Aragon atop the PAL Ocean Division stand-
Carlmont (7-4 PAL Bay, 13-10 overall) Scots’ lineup to earn the victory in the cir- ings. Boys’ volleyball
took control of the game with four runs in cle for San Mateo. She pitched a complete Jack Mettam and Peter Popiel each drove
the top of the second inning. The Scots then Carlmont 3, Capuchino 0
game, allowing five runs on eight hits, in two runs for HMB (8-3 PAL Ocean, 18-5
tacked on two more runs in the fourth. while striking out nine. The Scots wrapped up the Bay Division
overall), with Popeil going 3 for 4 at the championship with a 25-17, 25-19, 25-14
SHP (5-6, 10-12) scored single runs in the Carlmont was led by Amanda Kondo and plate.
second, third and seventh innings. Ashley Trierweiler. Both homered and com- sweep of the Mustangs.
Danny Guevara earned the win, pitching
bined for all five Scots’ RBIs. five innings, allowing two runs and strik- Miles Ozorio guided the Carlmont attack,
College swimming ing out four. finishing with 16 assists. Joshua Ahn led
Half Moon Bay 9, Burlingame 2 Elijah Shih and Tommy Ozawa paced the the Scots with six kills, while Ezekiel
CSM qualifies two to state meet
The Cougars picked up their first PAL Bay offense for San Mateo (4-7, 10-13), finish- Licudine had four digs.
Hana Wong and Joey Maffei each qualified
for the state meet after capturing a pair of Division win of the season with the victory ing with two hits apiece. Only a win over Hillsdale Friday stands
Coast Conference championships last over the Panthers. between Carlmont (13-0 PAL) and an unde-
weekend. HMB (1-10 PAL Bay, 7-11-1 overall) Aragon 1, Woodside 0 feated PAL season.
Wong captured the 200 breaststroke title, scored four runs in both the third and sixth The Dons snapped their two-game slide in
with a time of 2:35.01. She finished second innings. Genevieve Belmonte and Chloe Ocean Division and stayed in a first-place San Mateo 3, Mills 2
in the 100 breast (1:10.44) and 200 individ- Moffitt each drove in two runs to lead the tie atop the Ocean Division standings after The Bearcats rebounded from a first-set
ual medley (2:18.47). Cougars. Abby Claudius and Moffitt each the taut win over the Wildcats. loss to beat the Vikings 20-25, 25-15, 25-
Maffei was the champion of the 100 fly in had three hits, while four others had two Cam Grant supplied the game’s only run, a 20, 23-25, 15-7.
a time of 51.52. He was second in the 100 hits each. solo home run in the third inning, his sixth Landon Finn finished with 18 kills to lead
free (46.91) and third in the 50 free (21.58). Brianna Grossman and Sydney Fleming of the season. Conor Hourigan had three San Mateo (11-5 PAL, 14-9 overall), with
The state meet is at De Anza College in each drove in a run to lead Burlingame (4-7, hits for Aragon (8-3 PAL Ocean, 15-5 over- Jason Wu chipping in 13. Jayce Gispan dug
Cupertino, beginning today and running 10-8), which also got three hits from all). up 19 balls in the win.
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Sharks at Colorado,
Thursday, 7 p.m.
Bettman: Banning hits to the
San Jose Sharks (46-27-9, second in the
Pacific Division during the regular sea-
son) vs. Colorado Avalanche (38-30-14,
fifth in the Central Division during the
regular season)
head would mean end of all hits
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS contact that might not head contact, Bettman told parliament he
We s t e rn Co n f e re n c e s eco nd address “where the likes the way professional hockey is being
ro und: San Jose leads series 2-1 OTTAWA, Ontario — NHL Commissioner injuries are being played, adding: “Right now, I don’t believe
Bottom line: The San Jose Sharks visit Gary Bettman hit back Wednesday at the caused.” there’s much we can do.”
the Colorado Avalanche in the Western notion of banning any kind of head contact, He said the game is The special committee has spent months
Conference second round with a 2-1 lead telling a Canadian parliamentary panel that safer for players and dif- holding hearings on the issue of concus-
in the series. The teams meet Thursday for such a rule would be impossible to enforce ferent in terms of physi- sions, including options for treatment, pre-
the seventh time this season. The Sharks and lead to the end of hitting. cal contact from football, vention and what, if anything, the federal
won the last matchup 4-2. Logan Couture The league has faced calls to penalize any where there are repeated government should be doing about sports-
scored a team-high three goals for the head contact in the hope of eliminating Gary Bettman blows to players’ heads, related head injuries. Experts and athletes
Sharks in the victory. potentially debilitating concussions. Those and he questioned any have appeared before the cross-party panel,
The Avalanche are 22-20-8 in confer- calling for a strict rule include Ken Dryden, direct link between multiple hockey concus- as well as high-profile figures such as CFL
ence games. Colorado averages 9.4 penal- the former Montreal Canadiens goalie and sions and chronic traumatic encephalopathy Commissioner Randy Ambrosie and Eric
ty minutes per game, the fourth-most in cabinet minister in Paul Martin’s Liberal (CTE), which is a brain condition associated Lindros, the former NHL player whose Hall
the NHL. Ian Cole leads the team serving government. with repeated blows to the head. CTE can be of Fame career was cut short by multiple
115 total minutes. In sometimes combative testimony, profoundly debilitating, with symptoms concussions.
The Sharks are 17-8-4 against oppo- Bettman said such a rule at the NHL level that include memory problems, personality
would mean larger players would inevitably changes, aggression and depression. Bettman and deputy commissioner Bill
nents from the Pacific Division. San Jose Daly were the final witnesses of the commit-
averages 9.1 penalty minutes per game, land blows on smaller players’ heads in the “I don’t believe there has been, based on
normal course of play, leading to penalties. everything I’ve been told — and if anybody tee’s study before it tables a report in the
the seventh-most in the NHL. Evander coming weeks. Although attention has
Kane leads the team serving 153 total Ultimately “there would be no more body has information to the contrary, we’d be
checking” — something that players and happy to hear it — other than some anecdot- focused on amateur athletics, the committee
minutes. could recommend concussion protocols for
To p perfo rmers : Nathan MacKinnon fans feel is an “exciting, appealing, enter- al evidence, there has not been that conclu-
taining” and important part of the game. sive link,” Bettman said. professional sports.
leads the Avalanche with 41 goals, adding
58 assists and totaling 99 points. Mikko Bettman decried what he called “blanket When asked if there were any rules or “I’m hoping that’s not the case,” Bettman
Rantanen has five statements about changing a rule” on head changes he would make to the game to reduce said after the meeting about that possibility.
goals and six assists

Derby favorite scratched

over the last 10 games
for Colorado.
Brent Burns has col-
lected 83 total points
while scoring 16 goals
and totaling 67 assists THE ASSOCIATED PRESS “It’s been a devastating thing, but we have to jump out of the window.”
for the Sharks. Couture do what’s right for the horse,” said Mandella, Smith had chosen to ride Omaha Beach
has nine goals and LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Suddenly, the Kentucky who has never won the Derby with six previous instead of Roadster and now he won’t have a
Brent Burns three assists over the Derby is wide open. starters. chance to win the Derby for the second straight
last 10 games for San Favorite Omaha Beach was scratched because The trainer said Omaha Beach will have sur- year. He rode Justify to victory last year.
Jose. of a breathing problem Wednesday night, leav- gery in Kentucky in the next few days and will “I’m a little bummed out, but the horse is OK
Duri n g t h e p l ay o f f s : S h ark s : ing a pair of Hall of Famers on the sideline — be sidelined for two to three weeks. The ordeal and we’re going to be all right,” Smith told the
Averaging 3.5 goals, 5.9 assists, 4.8 trainer Richard Mandella and jockey Mike will knock him off the Triple Crown trail. AP by phone. “The good news is it wasn’t any-
penalties and 12.7 penalty minutes while Smith. “It’s such a disappointment, but we’ll fight thing that is life-threatening.”
giving up 3.3 goals per game with a .901 Churchill Downs oddsmaker Mike Battaglia again,” Mandella told the AP. “We won’t be out Smith has three mounts on Friday’s card at
save percentage. revised the morning line to make Game Winner a long time.” Churchill Downs and five Saturday.
Av al anche: Averaging 3.1 goals, 5.6 the 9-2 favorite for the 1 1/4-mile race Saturday. The scratch was another blow to cancer sur- “I’ll be rooting for Roadster’s connections
assists, 5.0 penalties and 12.0 penalty Improbable and Roadster were installed as the vivor Rick Porter, the colt’s 78-year-old owner. big-time,” he said. “I’ll be a glorified cheer-
minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per co-second choices at 5-1, giving five-time He has twice finished second in the Derby, in leader.”
game with a .910 save percentage. Derby-winning trainer Bob Baffert the top three 2007 with Hard Spun and the following year Omaha Beach galloped Wednesday morning
Av al anche Injuri es : Matt Calvert: choices in the 20-horse field. with filly Eight Belles, who broke her ankles without problem and Mandella said everything
day to day (upper body). Mandella told the Associated Press that past the finish line and had to be euthanized. was fine. But that changed by late afternoon
Sharks Injuri es : Radim Simek: out Omaha Beach developed a cough and a subse- “He’s a great sport,” Mandella said. “I’ve got when the exam showed the cough was more than
(lower body), Joe Pavelski: day to day quent veterinary exam showed the colt has an very good support.” a minor irritation.
(upper body), Joonas Donskoi: day to day entrapped epiglottis. It’s generally not life- or Omaha Beach had been the 4-1 early favorite. The condition can indicate the start of a virus,
(undisclosed). career-threatening and is typically corrected Mandella’s dry sense of humor came out when a sore throat or a sore in somewhere in the
with minor surgery. he said, “My wife has my leg tied down so I can’t horse’s soft palate.




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Up next for the Dons is a meeting with

Gold medalist loses fight TENNIS Continued from page 11

fourth-seeded St. Ignatius (15-5) at 3 p.m.
Friday at San Francisco State. It was the
Wildcats who knocked Aragon out in the sec-
ond round three years ago on their way to the

over testosterone rules

recovered, however, and went on to record the
“I’m proud of the team,” Daquioag said.
“They wanted to make CCS. This was just
first of their back-to-back CCS titles.
St. Ignatius finished in a second-place tie
with St. Francis in the West Catholic Athletic
League standings and remain one of the top
teams in the section.
icing on the cake.”
“S.I. —  they’re a tough team,” Tang said.
GENEVA — The sports world’s highest While San Mateo’s season came to an end,
“But I believe in our guys.”
court ruled Wednesday that Olympic gold Aragon (16-3) extended its season by at least
medalist Caster Semenya and other female one more match as the Dons dominated Carlmont (9-5) also won their match over
runners like her with unusually high testos- Westmont (11-7) out of Campbell. The Dons the Eagles without dropping a set. The Scots’
terone must take medication to reduce their did not drop a set as all seven matches were fin- top two singles players, junior Milad Shafaie
levels of the male sex hormone if they want ished in less than 90 minutes. and freshman Daniel Arakaki, both won their
to compete in certain events — a landmark Aragon’s No. 2 and No. 3 singles players, matches at love. Chris Cho, at No. 3 singles,
decision with far-reaching ramifications for Daniel Duan and Ilan Leventhal, along with lost only one game, while Siddharth
other women’s sports. the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles teams — Rithik Srinivasan lost only one game in each set.
In a 2-1 ruling, the Court of Arbitration for Booreddy and Richard Tang, and Sean Hsu and Ryan Franaszek battled through illness and
Sport upheld proposed rules issued by track’s Ryan Firestone — were especially strong as teamed with Derek Tao to win their No. 3 dou-
governing body, the IAAF, saying that they they all lost only one game each. bles match in straight sets.
are discriminatory but that “such discrimina- “It’s nice to get the win,” said Tang, a senior Up next for the Scots is a match with a
tion is a necessary, reasonable and propor- captain and a four-year varsity player for the familiar opponent — No. 6 seed Menlo-
tionate means” of “preserving the integrity Dons. “I always have confidence in my team. Atherton (15-2), at 3 p.m. Friday in Atherton.
of female athletics.” We have good players up and down the line- The Bears capture their 11th straight PAL Bay
The IAAF argued that high, naturally occur- up.” Division title this past season, and swept
ring levels of testosterone in athletes like Randy Liu, playing at No. 4 singles, had the both matches from Carlmont this season.
Semenya with “intersex” characteristics that toughest match of the day, needing to win a The other second-round match featuring a
don’t conform to standard definitions of male first-set tiebreaker 7-5 to win the opening set county team has top-seeded Menlo School
and female give them an unfair competitive before finishing off the straight-set win with a (19-2) hosting either Aptos (14-1) or WBAL
advantage, and it decreed a maximum level 6-3 decision in the second set. rival Harker (10-2) at 3 p.m. Friday.
for females. REUTERS
The court decision could open the way for Caster Semenya, right, shown running in the far. At some point, you have to score runs to
similar rules in other women’s sports where
size, speed and power make a difference, such
as weightlifting, boxing, swimming, rugby,
5,000-meter South Africa championships, lost
her appeal and must take medication to
supress elevated levels of testosterone if she
wants to compete.
Continued from page 11
win and a team batting average of .214 is not
going to score a lot of runs.
field hockey and soccer. While the game on the field was boring as
Semenya — a 28-year-old South African on Friday at a track meet in Doha in what will the Dodgers went on to bash the Giants 10-3,
whose sculpted biceps and super-fast, blow- be the last world-class event before the new half-hearted “Let’s go Giants!” chants were the fan experience was wonderful. Usually, the
away-the-competition times have led others rules apply. quickly drowned out. This was a Dodgers’ Giants’ ballpark is an absolute madhouse —
to question her accomplishments — declared Testosterone strengthens muscle tone and game and the team and their fans proved it. inside and out. But once we got through securi-
she will not be deterred. bone mass. Because of that, it is against the After Giants’ reliever Ty Blach was lit up for ty and up the escalator, the concourse opened
“I know that the IAAF’s regulations have rules for athletes to use testosterone supple- six runs in the sixth and gave up one more in up appreciably. You could, literally, stroll the
always targeted me specifically,” Semenya ments. Some women have what is known as the seventh, and then came to bat with two concourse without a care in the world there was
said in a statement. “For a decade the IAAF hyperandrogenism, meaning they have natu- outs in the bottom of the inning, I told my so little traffic.
has tried to slow me down, but this has actu- ral levels that are unusually high. wife, “We’re out of here.” Lines at the concession stands were nearly
ally made me stronger. The decision of the The IAAF rules require women to reduce I figured if the Giants had given up by let- non-existent. And it didn’t matter at what
CAS will not hold me back. I will once again their levels below 5 nanomoles per liter of ting a relief pitcher bat down 10-3, then I was point of the game you went to get food and
rise above and continue to inspire young blood. According to the IAAF, most females, giving up on that game as well. beverages. The lines were short. I think I wait-
women and athletes in South Africa and including elite athletes, have levels of *** ed five minutes.
around the world.” testosterone circulating naturally in their How depressing was the Giants’ perform- While we did sit in our assigned aisle, we
The two-time Olympic champion in the bodies of 0.12 to 1.79 nanomoles per liter, ance? When they scored their first run on a didn’t sit in our assigned seats. Not once were
800 meters will have to lower her testos- while men have levels that can be dozens or Brandon Belt single in the bottom of the sec- we asked to move for the seat’s original own-
terone levels by such means as birth control even hundreds of times higher — typically ond, I turned to my wife and said, “You’re here ers. So that meant there was plenty of space to
pills or prostate cancer drugs if she wants to 7.7 to 29.4. on a special night. The Giants don’t usually spread out and have some elbow room.
defend her world title in September in Doha, Semenya’s level is considered private med- start scoring until the sixth inning.”
And then when it was time to leave, it was
Qatar. Semenya is expected to race in the 800 ical information and has not been disclosed. The problem? The Giants entire batting down the back stairs near McCovey Cove and
order is barely above the Mendoza Line — up Fourth Street to BART.
that .200 batting average that is the line
Easy peasy. My easiest trip to the park in a
between simply bad and god-awful.
long time.
And yet it was a conga line of pathetic aver-
ages: .238, .230, .222, .202. The Giants lead-
ing, everyday hitter? Buster Posey, with a
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Sports brief They were among 20 club pros who earned spots in
the PGA Championship in two weeks at Bethpage
Beach wins PGA Professional as Black.
20 pros qualify for PGA Championship Beach, an assistant pro at Westchester Country
BLUFFTON, S.C. — Alex Beach seized control with Club in New York, had a one-shot lead when he hit his
three straight birdies on the front nine and closed approach from the left rough over the trees to 7 feet
with a 3-under 69 to hold off Danny Balin and win the for birdie on the 15th hole. He closed with three pars
PGA Professional Championship on Wednesday. to finish at 10-under 277 at Belfair Country Club.


THURSDAY East Division East Division
Softball W L Pct GB W L Pct GB
Capuchino at Burlingame, Half Moon Bay at Carl- Tampa Bay 19 11 .633 — Philadelphia 11 7 .611 —
mont, San Mateo at Woodside, 4 p.m. New York 17 13 .567 2 New York 11 8 .579 1/2
Toronto 14 15 .483 4 1/2 Atlanta 9 9 .500 2
Baseball Boston 14 17 .452 5 1/2 Washington 9 9 .500 2
Mills at El Camino, Aragon at Woodside, Menlo- Baltimore 11 21 .344 9 Miami 5 15 .250 7
Atherton at Sequoia, San Mateo at Half Moon Bay,
REUTERS Harker at South City, Crystal Springs at Jefferson, 4 Central Division Central Division
Barcelona midfielder Lionel Messi scores a spectacular goal on this free p.m. W L Pct GB W L Pct GB
kick during a 3-0 win over Liverpool during the first leg of the Champions Boys’ volleyball
Minnesota 18 10 .643 — Pittsburgh 11 6 .647 —
League semifinals. Cleveland 16 13 .552 2 1/2 Milwaukee 12 8 .600 1/2
Capuchino at Menlo-Atherton, South City at El
Camino, Sequoia at San Mateo, 6 p.m.; Mills at Chicago 13 15 .464 5 St. Louis 10 9 .526 2
Detroit 13 15 .464 5 Chicago 9 9 .500 2 1/2

Messi magical again

Aragon, 6:30 p.m.
Kansas City 11 20 .355 8 1/2 Cincinnati 6 12 .333 5 1/2
Baseball West Division West Division
Bellarmine at Serra, Menlo School at Hillsdale, W L Pct GB W L Pct GB
Burlingame at Capuchino,Terra Nova at King’s Acad- Houston 18 13 .581 — Los Angeles 13 9 .591 —
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS secutive Champions League finals emy, Sacred Heart Prep at Carlmont, 4 p.m. Seattle 18 15 .545 1 San Diego 11 10 .524 1 1/2
after losing last season 3-1 to Real Texas 14 15 .483 3 Arizona 11 10 .524 1 1/2
Softball Los Angeles 13 17 .433 4 1/2
BARCELONA, Spain — Lionel Madrid. Aragon vs Hillsdale at Chanteloup Field, 6:30 p.m. A’s 14 19 .424 5
Giants 9 13 .409 4
Colorado 8 12 .409 4
Messi hit the 600-goal mark for Barcelona extended its unbeaten
Boys’ tennis Wednesday’s Games
Barcelona after scoring twice to streak at home in Europe’s elite CCS team tournament Boston 7,Oakland 3
Wednesday’s Games
lead the Spanish club to a 3-0 vic- club competition to 32 straight Aptos/Harker winner at Menlo School, Aragon vs Kansas City 3,Tampa Bay 2,1st game Pittsburgh 7, Texas 5
St. Ignatius at SF State, Carlmont at Menlo-Ather- Arizona 3, N.Y.Yankees 2
tory over Liverpool in the first leg matches, a run that started in Pittsburgh 7,Texas 5
Chicago Cubs 11, Seattle 0
ton, 3 p.m. Arizona 3,N.Y.Yankees 2
of their Champions League semifi- 2013. Baltimore 5,ChicagoWhite Sox 4,1st game Philadelphia 7, Detroit 3
nal on Wednesday. The return leg at Anfield is next Boys’ volleyball Kansas City 8,Tampa Bay 2,2nd game St. Louis 5, Washington 1
Hillsdale at Carlmont, 6 p.m. Cincinnati 1, N.Y. Mets 0
Luis Suarez opened the scoring Tuesday. In the other semifinal, Chicago Cubs 11,Seattle 0
Miami 4, Cleveland 2
Philadelphia 7,Detroit 3
against his former club in the 26th Ajax won 1-0 at Tottenham in the Swimming Miami 4,Cleveland 2 Atlanta 5, San Diego 1
minute against a Liverpool side first leg on Tuesday. CCS prelims at Santa Clara International Swim Minnesota 6,Houston 2 Colorado 11, Milwaukee 4
Center, 2 p.m. San Francisco 2, L.A. Dodgers 1
that spurned a couple of good At Camp Nou, Liverpool created ChicagoWhite Sox 7,Baltimore 6,2nd game
Thursday’s Games
Toronto at L.A.Angels,late
chances to equalize during a strong an up-tempo, back-and-forth game Track and field
Thursday’s Games Cincy (Mahle 0-3) at Mets (Syndergaard 1-3),9:10 a.m.
spell after the halftime break. WCAL championships at St. Francis, 5 p.m.
right from kickoff. Houston(Peacock2-1)atMinnesota(Berrios4-1),10:10a.m. SD (Strahm 0-2) at Atlanta (Foltynewicz 0-0),9:10 a.m.
Messi then quashed the comeback The speed of Salah and Sadio SATURDAY Tampa (Morton 3-0) at Kansas City (Duffy 0-1),11:15 a.m. Colorado (Gray 2-3) at Milwaukee (Peralta 1-0),10:10 a.m.
Boston(Price1-2)atChicagoWhiteSox(Giolito2-1),5:10p.m. St.Louis(Hudson2-1)atWashington(Strasburg2-1),1:05p.m.
effort when he doubled the lead Mane caused Barcelona problems Track and field
Toronto(Sanchez3-1)atL.A.Angels(Skaggs2-2),7:07p.m. Friday’s Games
PAL championships at Menlo-Atherton, 10:30 a.m.
from a rebound with 15 minutes throughout and a flurry of jitters in WBAL championships at Gunn, 5 p.m. Friday’s Games St. Louis at Chicago Cubs, 11:20 a.m.
left and followed that up by mak- its backline. A soft challenge by Minnesota at N.Y.Yankees,4:05 p.m. Oakland at Pittsburgh, 4:05 p.m.
Badminton Oakland at Pittsburgh,4:05 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 4:05 p.m.
ing it 600 career goals for Jordi Alba left Salah with the ball Tampa Bay at Baltimore,4:05 p.m. Atlanta at Miami, 4:10 p.m.
PAL championships at Aragon, all day
Barcelona by curling in a perfectly in the box, Gerard Pique erred on Kansas City at Detroit,4:10 p.m. San Francisco at Cincinnati, 4:10 p.m.
struck free kick in the 82nd. more than one pass, and Sergi Swimming Seattle at Cleveland,4:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Milwaukee, 5:10 p.m.
CCS championships at Santa Clara International Toronto atTexas,5:05 p.m. Arizona at Colorado, 5:40 p.m.
Liverpool dominated long Roberto simply could not keep up Swim Center, 2 p.m. Boston at ChicagoWhite Sox,5:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 7:10 p.m.
stretches of the match but failed to with Mane.
finish its chances when it had the But Messi was a force at the SHARKS PLAYOFF SCHEDULE
hosts on their back foot, especial- other end, causing Liverpool to
ly early in the second half. bend and almost break on several BASEBALL San Jose 4, Vegas 3 Warriors 4, L.A. Clippers 2
Mohamed Salah still almost solo runs right through the heart MLB — Suspended San Francisco Giants minor- Wednesday, April 10: San Jose 5, Vegas 2 Saturday, April 13: Warriors 121, L.A. Clippers 104
league RHP Logan Webb, 80-games without pay Friday, April 12: Vegas 5, San Jose 3 Monday, April 15: L.A. Clippers 135, Warriors 131
grabbed a valuable away goal for of its defense until it finally gave after testing positive for Dehydrochlormethyl- Sunday, April 14: Vegas 6, San Jose 3 Thursday, April 18: Warriors 132, Clippers 105
Liverpool late when he hit the way in the final minutes. testosterone (DHCMT). Tuesday, April 16: Vegas 5, San Jose 0 Sunday, April 21: Warriors 113, Clippers 105
post. American League
Shortly after stewards quickly BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Recalled OF Anthony
Thursday, April 18: San Jose 5, Vegas 2 x-Wednesday, April 24: Clippers 129, Warriors 121
Coached by Ernesto Valverde, caught and removed a spectator Santander from Norfolk (IL). Sunday, April 21: San Jose 2, Vegas 1, 2OT x-Friday, April 26: Warriors 129, Clippers 110
Tuesday, April 23: San Jose 5, Vegas 4, OT
Barcelona is aiming to replicate who had run onto the pitch, CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Optioned RHP Thyago
Warriors 2, Houston 0
Vieira to Charlotte (IL). Purchased the contract of
the treble of titles it achieved in Liverpool lost midfielder Naby RHP Evan Marshall from Charlotte. San Jose 2, Colorado 1 Sunday, April 28: Warriors 104, Houston 100
2009 under Pep Guardiola and Keita to an apparent upper leg National League Friday, April 26: San Jose 5, Colorado 2 Tuesday, April 30: Warriors 115, Houston 109
2015 under Luis Enrique. It injury. Jordan Henderson replaced SAN DIEGO PADRES — Transferred RHP Miguel Sunday, April 28: Colorado 4, San Jose 3 Saturday, May 4: Golden State at Houston, 5:30 p.m.
Diaz to the 60-day IL. Optioned RHP Phil Maton to Tuesday, April 30: San Jose 4, Colorado 2 Monday, May 6: Golden State at Houston, 6:30 p.m.
clinched the Spanish league title him in the 24th. El Paso (PCL). Selected RHP Cal Quantrill.
Thursday, May 2: San Jose at Colorado, 7 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 8: Houston at Golden State, 7:30
last weekend and plays Valencia in But just when a lull in the action SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Optioned LHP Ty
Saturday, May 4: Colorado at San Jose, 7 p.m. p.m.
the Copa del Rey final on May 25. Blach to Sacramento (PCL). Selected C Stephen Vogt
came, Barcelona found a way from Sacramento. Placed RHP Logan Webb on the x-Monday, May 6: San Jose at Colorado, TBA x-Friday, May 10: Golden State at Houston, TBD
Liverpool is trying to reach con- through to break the deadlock. restricted list. x-Wednesday, May 8: Colorado at San Jose, TBA x-Sunday, May 12: Houston at Golden State, TBD
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All or nothing: Homers, strikeouts on pace for records

By Ronald Blum strikeouts than hits over the full season.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS “People got to understand, it’s not how it used to be.” This year already there were 949 strikeouts
— Todd Frazier, Mets third baseman and 848 hits in March and 6,799 strikeouts
NEW YORK — Cincinnati manager David and 6,371 hits in April, leaving strikeouts
Bell notices the difference from his playing 529 ahead.
days. place during a time when cold weather in like they are.” “Relief pitchers are throwing 95-plus
“There’s just no question that swings are much of the country usually causes many fly Perhaps more alarming to baseball offi- (mph). Starters are throwing 93 or higher
geared for more home runs,” he said. “The balls to die on warning tracks. There were cials is the rise in strikeouts. Batters are with movement,” Mets third baseman Todd
swings are different than they used to be. It’s 912 homers in 838 games through April last averaging 8.86 strikeouts per game, up from Frazier said. “Balls are going left and right,
pretty obvious when you pull up a video of year, an average of 1.09 in a season that 8.48 last year — the 11th consecutive record and up and down, and sideways.”
20 years ago, 30 years ago.” ended at 1.15 — the second-highest ever. year for whiffs. Strikeouts are on pace to top And perhaps because batters are crowding
Baseball’s all-or-nothing trend accelerated This year’s weather was better to some 43,000, up from 41,207 last year and the plate, there have been 368 hit batters, an
in the season’s first full month, as batters degree; there have been 15 postponements, 30,644 in 2005. average of 0.42 per game on track to be the
binged on home runs and pitchers thrived on down from 28 through last April. “Pitching just continues to get better and highest since 1900.
strikeouts. There was an average of one home run better, more wipeout stuff. Just nastier pitch- Frazier notes swings have changed as bat-
Players hit 1,144 home runs in 874 games every 25.6 at-bats in April for the second- ing,” Los Angeles Dodgers infielder David ters try to go deep.
through April 30, according to the Elias highest rate in any full month of games in Freese said. “People got to understand, it’s not how it
Sports Bureau, an average of 1.31 per game. major league history, according to Elias. The “Younger age guys are starting to learn used to be,” he said. “When I was younger,
That is on track to break the record average only higher average was one home run every even in their teens to get the ball in the air, they taught you to get on top of the ball,
of 1.26 set two years ago. 25.4 at-bats in June 2017. not necessarily to hit the ball up the middle, backspin.”
“I think we’re starting to see more and “The ball’s been flying here more than I’ve other way type of stuff.” With more strikeouts, requiring lengthier
more, some of the miss-hits are going pretty ever seen,” Mets manager Mickey Callaway Before 2017, strikeouts never exceeded plate appearances, the average time of nine-
far, too,” Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash said after New York and Minnesota combined hits over a full calendar month. There were inning games backtracked to 3 hours, 3 min-
said. for a Citi Field-record 10 long balls. “This more whiffs than hits in April, June and utes, 48 seconds, up from 3:00:50 through
Even more significantly, the barrage took time of year, the balls don’t usually travel September last year, and there were 187 more April last season.

bad, those things are going to happen.” starter Hector Velazquez after two innings each of the past two seasons. ... Oakland is

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Moreland hit a deep sacrifice fly to score
Devers and make it 1-1. Christian Vazquez
walked and Jackie Bradley Jr. singled, but
and pitched three scoreless innings, strik-
ing out three and allowing one hit. Fiers
gave up three runs and five hits in five
hitting.182 on the road trip and had only
seven hits. ... Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts
had a day off after playing in 20 of the first
Chavis was held up at third. innings for Oakland, which has lost six in a 30 games. “We’ve been pushing him,” man-
With Tzu-Wei Lin at the plate, Mike Fiers row starting a nine-game trip. ager Alex Cora said. “After the rest today,
CRAZY HOPS (2-3) threw a fastball that went off the top of “You try not to look at it that way — that he’ll probably play the whole road trip.”...
Josh Phegley’s glove, and Chavis took off things aren’t bouncing your way,” A’s man- Oakland 1B Kendrys Morales went 0-for-17
The Red Sox already trailed 1-0 when in the series and has two hits in his last 39
Rafael Devers singled leading off the second for home. But the ball bounced off the back- ager Bob Melvin said. “We haven’t been
stop right back to the catcher, who shuffled unlucky to this point. We just haven’t at-bats.
inning and Chavis bounced one up the mid-
dle. Second baseman Chad Pinder, who was back to home plate to tag the sliding runner. played well. We have to do something about
Lin struck out to end the inning. it.”
preparing to field the ball and step on sec-
“I mean, lucky for me, I guess,” Phegley
ond to start a double play, wound up ducking
to avoid getting hit in the head as Devers said. “We’ll take it.” EXTRA BASES Athl eti cs : Begin a three-game series
went to third. The Red Sox swept a team for the first against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday.
“It was just bad luck,” Pinder said. “Just
PITCHING IN time at home. They won the season series LHP Brett Anderson (3-2) will face RHP Joe
one of those plays when things are going Marcus Walden (4-0) relieved Red Sox against Oakland 4-3; the A’s had won it in Musgrave (1-2).
he expects Pollock back this season. ... INF work,” he said. games.

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David Freese was scratched for precaution-
ary measures after fouling a ball off his
ankle in batting practice. ... LHP Caleb
Ryu allowed four hits and one run in eight
Giants manager Bruce Bochy was ejected
Ferguson (oblique) threw a bullpen session by home plate umpire Tim Timmons in the
and could face hitters on Saturday. innings — his longest outing since 2013.
He faced the minimum 21 batters over his seventh inning for arguing a strike call
TRAINERS ROOM Gi ant s : San Francisco purchased the final seven innings. against Posey. It was Bochy’s second ejec-
Do dg ers : CF A.J. Pollock will need sur- contract of C Stephen Vogt from Triple-A Bumgarner allowed one run and four hits tion of the season.
gery because of an infection in his surgical- Sacramento and optioned LHP Ty Blach to in six innings for his ninth straight quality
ly repaired right elbow. Manager Dave the minors. Vogt is back in the majors less start against the Dodgers. But he has just UP NEXT
Roberts had no timeline on how long than a year after having right shoulder sur- two wins in those games in large part Gi ants : RHP Tyler Beede will be called
Pollock will be sidelined but acknowledged gery. “I feel super emotional and proud to be because the Giants have given him two or up from Triple-A Sacramento to start the
“it’s going to be a little bit.” Roberts says going back. A long year and a lot of hard fewer runs of support in eight of the nine series opener at Cincinnati on Friday.

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state. Texas at No. 2 is still shy of 30 mil- al, people are waiting longer to have chil-

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lion people.
The Northern California city of Chico
added more than 19,000 people for a whop-
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What has surprised them, Sharygin said,
is that fewer people are coming to
ping 20% increase to more than 112,000. California from other countries, especially
But that was prompted by tragedy, as the neighboring Mexico, where birth rates are
1900, the earliest records available. And nearby town of Paradise lost 83% of its in people who lost everything,” Regalia
while thousands lost their homes after last higher. Now, he said, more people are com-
population after the most destructive wild- said.
year’s deadly wildfire in the northern part of ing from places like China, where birth
fire in state history. The fire destroyed more than 14, 600
the state, initial estimates show most peo- rates are lower.
housing units. But Sharygin said most of
ple shuffled to cities closest to the blaze. “In a single word, it’s been overwhelm- those people stayed in California. Only The new population estimates come as the
California’s population has been creep- ing,” said Mark Orme, Chico’s city manag- about 400 left the state, according to initial state is preparing for the 2020 national cen-
ing toward 40 million people, viewed as a er, of the overnight population growth. estimates. sus, an important head count used to distrib-
milestone for a state that began as a frontier The college town, home to California “People were just reacting immediately to ute federal tax dollars and decide congres-
outpost and now boasts the world’s fifth State University-Chico, has been affected the loss of a home and finding a short-term sional representation. State officials are
largest economy. While the state will surely broadly, including increases in toilet flush- solution,” he said. “I don’t think we can concerned many Hispanics won’t be counted
reach that peak, officials on Wednesday es and volume of trash. Orme also said traf- make any claims right now about what hap- if the Trump administration succeeds in
noted the latest estimates should temper fic collisions are up 24%. Traffic is up about pens in the first quarter of this year.” placing a citizenship question on the census
expectations for robust growth as births 25% on average and is as high as 77% in State officials said Wednesday they form.
decline, deaths rise and immigration slows. some places, he said. expected the state’s birth rate to decline, but State officials expect California to con-
“We see that as a process of maturity,” Doriane Regalia, a real estate agent with they were surprised by how much: More tinue to grow, predicting the state’s popula-
said Ethan Sharygin, a demographer with Century 21 in Chico, said all her clients than 18,000 fewer births than the previous tion could top 50 million by 2055. By
the California Department of Finance. lost their homes in the fire. She said for year. Tina Daley, chief of California’s 2051, officials project the state will join
Despite the slowdown, California some, the idea of going back to the town is Demographic Research Unit, noted teen Japan and other European countries by hav-
remains by far the country’s most populous too overwhelming. “There is a lot of PTSD pregnancy rates are declining and, in gener- ing more deaths than births.

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Bruce Isackson, who was at one time the president of a
Woodside real estate firm, also pleaded guilty to one count
of money laundering conspiracy and one count of conspir-
ing to defraud the U.S. Internal Revenue Service by claim-
ing tax deductions for the bribes.
According to the charges to which they pleaded guilty,
the Isacksons paid $250,000 in Facebook stock to have
their older daughter recruited as a soccer player by the
University of California, Los Angeles, in 2016.
They paid $350,000 in other stock to have their younger
daughter’s test scores corrected and to have her recruited as
a crew athlete by the University of Southern California in
The Isacksons said in a statement when their plea agree-
ment was announced last month, “No words can express
how profoundly sorry we are for what we have done.”
Twelve other parents, including actress Felicity Huffman,
have agreed to plead guilty at various dates this month.
Nineteen others, including actress Lori Loughlin, are facing
an indictment and have either pleaded not guilty or chal-
lenged the charges.
The Isacksons will be sentenced by U.S. District Judge
Patti Saris on July 31.
The sentences will be up to the judge, but prosecutors
agreed to recommend prison terms on the low end of sen-
tencing guidelines, which would be a little more than three
years for Bruce Isackson and slightly above two years for
Davina Isackson.
In addition, both Isacksons signed cooperation agree-
ments with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston last
month. The agreements say that if the defendants provide
“substantial assistance” in the investigation, prosecutors
may recommend prison terms below the sentencing guide-
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Resident Tim Hoffman applauded

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Windy Hill for its outreach efforts and
welcomed the additional housing that
the project provides.
Foster City 55+ Club. 11:30 a.m. to “This project provides long overdue
noon. Foster City Recreation Center, Journeys to the Moon With NASA. housing, including a substantial
650 Shell Blvd., Foster City. General 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. College of San Mateo the city’s state-mandated housing
Meeting. Free. For more information Planetarium, 1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd., amount of affordable housing right
goals for the “low income” level.
call 286-2585. San Mateo. This lecture about jour- now, built out, not promised in the
neys to the moon will be presented
‘The Dark Horse.’ 12:30 p.m. to 3 by Brian Day. Free. For more informa- Community benefits include a future,” he said. “It’s in the right place
p.m. San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. tion call 862-9602. 1,352-square foot “flex” space that and it’s at the right time and I’m very
Third Ave., San Mateo. In honor of will be occupied rent-free by excited about it.”
Mental Health Awareness Month in SATURDAY, MAY 4
May, the library presents a screening Peninsula Humane Society Community School of Music and Arts, Throughout the meeting, residents
of ‘The Dark Horse.’ It is the story of a Birdwatching for Beginners. 8 a.m. a Mountain View-based nonprofit that and commissioners alike described the
New Zealand chess player living with to 11 a.m. Peninsula Humane Society
severe bipolar disorder. There will be and SPCA, 12 Airport Blvd., San offers music classes to all ages. If that project as the beginning of the realiza-
a short discussion, refreshments and Mateo. Learn from experienced bird- nonprofit were to move on from the tion of the Belmont Village Specific
a gift card raffle to follow. For more ers about local bird species, their
information call 522-7818. habitats and how you can live in har- space for whatever reason in the future, Plan, which was adopted in 2017 and
mony with them. Free, registration the next occupant would still have to An underground parking garage can outlines a vision for a vibrant, mixed-
Floral Arranging with Succulents. required. For more information call be a community-serving nonprofit
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hillsdale Shopping 340-7022. accommodate 258 cars and it includes use downtown.
Center, 60 31st Ave., San Mateo. This exempt from paying rent, per the 216 long-term bike parking spaces — “I think what’s coming together and
class costs $20. For more information Free PJCC Pilates Day Event. 8 a.m. development agreement. The space is well above the requirement — and 14
call 571-1029. to 1 p.m. PJCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., what we designed in the BVSP is going
Foster City. Free reformer class and also designed such that events can electric vehicle-recharging spots. to overtime enliven the area and
Voices from the Railroad: History demonstrations, refreshments and spill over into the lobby or plaza. The project site is currently devel-
from Descendants. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. more. For more information call 378- encourage a positive type of growth,
San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third 2736. The 4,031-square foot plaza will be oped with a mix of commercial and res- which is what [Windy Hill] has
Ave., San Mateo. Writer, activist and idential buildings ranging from one to
historian, Connie Young Yu, will share Annual Plant Sale. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. open to the public and it includes a seat brought us, ” said Commissioner
stories of the Chinese laborers who Casa de Flores, 737 Walnut St., San wall, deck for gatherings and two stories and it’s surrounded by vari- Nathan Majeski. “This is the first one
helped build the Transcontinental Carlos. Free. For more information
$100,000 public art installation to be ous businesses, including a deli, stor- we’ve had in this new planning and
Railroad. Free. For more information call 591-6050
call 522-7898. paid for by the developer. Other age facility and auto body shop. zoning initiative that the city put a lot
Saturday Morning Yarn. 10:30 a.m. streetscape improvements include the “We really feel Artisan Crossing will of energy into and it’s really cool to
Neighbor hood Meeting: South San Francisco Main Library,
Wastewater Treatment Plant 840 W. Orange Ave., South San construction of wider sidewalks, cor- provide a meaningful number of new see. We put it out there and it was
Update. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. LEAD Francisco. All experience levels ner bulb-outs and bike lanes. housing units at the right location maybe a little longer than some
Elementary School, 949 Ocean View allowed. Free. For more information
Ave., San Mateo. Learn about upcom- call 829-3860. Additional street trees will be planted, within walking distance of Caltrain expected before something came back
ing work to improve the treatment a bike kitchen will be available to the and numerous bus lines, the downtown to us. It’s always hard to be the first
plant. Free. For more information call Author Julayne Lee to speak at San village, parks, elementary schools and ones so thank you for showing there’s
727-6870. Mateo Public Library. 10:30 a.m. to public and Windy Hill has also agreed
11:45 a.m. Oak Room, San Mateo to pay $400,000 for an O’Neil Avenue a short drive from a tremendous jobs a good route in Belmont to do good
Everyday Internet Security Basics. Public Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San tunnel feasibility study. and amenity base,” D’Alessandro said. projects.”
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Burlingame Mateo. Free. For more information
Library, 481 Primrose Road, call 522-7849.
Burlingame. Join us for a session
grade crossings corridorwide assuming each of its at-grade crossings.

from the Electronic Frontier Second Annual Seven Mile House
Foundation on basic internet securi- Jazz Fest. Noon to midnight 7 Mile “baseline growth.” Officials are especially interested in a
ty. Free. For more information call House, 2800 Bayshore Blvd., Brisbane.
558-7400. Tickets cost $25. All ages are wel- But board members could decide that grade separation at Whipple Avenue
come. For more information call Caltrain needs to grow much more than and have said in the past that such a
FRIDAY, MAY 3 (415) 467-2343. Continued from page 1
Training of Search and Rescue the baseline scenario, which entails project would cost between $300 mil-
Dogs. 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. San Wild West Days 2019. 12:30 p.m. to 10 trains per hour. In August, board lion and $1 billion depending on its
Mateo Sunshine Rotary, 6650 Golf 9:30 p.m. Our Lady of Mount Carmel which Caltrain grows in the coming members will decide if Caltrain should scope.
Course Drive, Burlingame. Cost $15. School, 301 Grand St., Redwood City. decades. Assuming the railroad sees
For more information call 787-5595. Carnival rides, game booths, raffles, grow to 12 trains per hour or as many In Burlingame, environmental and
food and live entertainment. Free. For what’s referred to as “baseline growth” as 16 trains per hour in the coming design work is underway for a grade
Mak ing Your Digital Presence more information call 475-7995. — changes that are already in the
Work Hard on a Budget. 7:45 a.m. to decades and, if those scenarios are separation on Broadway, but funding
9 a.m. Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1221 Lily’s Wings Play. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. works, including electrification — selected, then the cost of improving has yet to be identified for the project
Chess Drive, Foster City. Listen to Sequoia Christian Church, 233 Topaz then it would cost $8.5 billion to the 42 at-grade crossings could be as estimated to cost $250 million in
three experts speak about digital St., Redwood City. This play is meant
presence. Registration required. For to bring attention to human traffick- improve the 42 at-grade crossings. high as $11.1 billion, according to the 2017.
more information call 401-2442. ing. Tickets are ‘pay as you will.’ For That money would cover the cost of 24 report. 
more information call 701-3873. Of the 42 remaining at-grade cross-
grade separations, 14 four-quadrant On a typical weekday, 400, 000
May Free First Friday. 10 a.m. to 4 ings, 30 are located in San Mateo
p.m. San Mateo County History Getting to K now YouTube. 1:30 gates, which are the barriers that keep motorists drive through Caltrain’s
p.m. to 3 p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 County, 10 are in Santa Clara County
Museum, 2200 Broadway, San Mateo. motorists in place when trains pass, grade crossings, equivalent to the
Free. For more information call 299- Library Ave., Millbrae. Everything and two are in San Francisco. There are
needed to get started with this pop- and three mitigated closures, which are combined traffic volumes of the Bay
0104. an additional 28 at-grade crossings on
ular video-sharing website. For more road closures with separated bike and and San Mateo bridges, according to
Chinese Brush Paintings by Janny information call 697-7607. the Union Pacific-owned corridor
pedestrian access, according to the the report. And between 2008 and
Xiaoqin Huang. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. San south of Tamien. 
Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third Ave., Green Clean: Do-It-Yourself Non- report. 2018, more than 80 collisions have
San Mateo. Free. For more informa- Toxic Cleaning Products. 2 p.m. Grade separation projects are typi-
tion call 522-7811. South San Francisco Main Library, Grade separations typically cost occurred at Caltrain’s grade crossings, cally funded through a variety of
840 W. Orange Ave., South San between $255 million and $355 mil-
Francisco. Learn fun techniques for a 30 of which involved a fatality.  sources, including contributions from
Mov ing San Mateo County lion a pop, mitigated closures are in
For ward: Affordable Housing pest and mold-free home. Free, regis- Today, 71 of 113 crossings along the city in which the crossing is locat-
Week. 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Merced tration required. For more informa- the range of $35 million while quad the Caltrain corridor have been sepa- ed. The San Mateo County
Room 145, Lake Merced Blvd., Daly tion call 829-3860.
gates and other safety improvements rated and an additional grade crossing Transportation Authority, which over-
City. Moderated by Xiomara Cisneros
of the Bay Area Council. For more San Carlos Kiwanis Club Variety cost about $1 million, according to in San Mateo is being constructed. sees the county’s sales tax revenue ear-
information call 204-5634. Show ‘Swing, Jazz and the report.
Razzmatazz.’ 2 p.m. Central Middle Expected to cost $180 million, that marked for transportation improve-
Wild West Days 2019. 3:30 p.m. to School Auditorium, 757 Cedar St., If the board members chooses the project is aimed for completion by ments, has a lockbox for grade separa-
9:30 p.m. Our Lady of Mount Carmel San Carlos. Cost is $15 to $30. For
more information call 207-5164. high intensity funding option, then it 2021. tion projects and state and federal
School, 301 Grand St., Redwood City.
Carnival rides, game booths, raffles, would cost $9 billion to improve at- Redwood City is currently studying grants are also often relied upon.
food and live entertainment. Free. For ‘A Million Dreams’ Choral Concert.
more information call 475-7995. 3:30 p.m. Transfiguration Episcopal
Church 3900 Alameda de las Pulgas
San Mateo. Seats are padded. A
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110 Employment 203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices Tundra Tundra Tundra
NEWSPAPER INTERNS The following person is doing business
as: 1. LED LIGHT WORX 2. RGK Tech- 18CIV06685
JOURNALISM nical Sales, 605 Spar Dr, REDWOOD
The Daily Journal is looking for in- CITY, CA 94065. Registered Owner:
Robert Korte, same address. The busi-
terns to do entry level reporting, re- ness is conducted by an Individual. The The Institute for Applied Creativity, LLC
search, updates of our ongoing fea- registrants commenced to transact busi-
tures and interviews. Photo interns al- ness under their FBN on JUNE 1998. DEFENDANT:
so welcome. /s/Robert G. Korte/
This statement was filed with the Asses- Katrina Kaposts Smith, et al.
We expect a commitment of four to sor-County Clerk on 4/2/2019. (Publish-
eight hours a week for at least four ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 1. TO JUDGMENT DEBTOR: Keynote
4/25/19, 5/2/19, 5/9/19, 5/16/19). Speakers, Inc.
months. The internship is unpaid, but
intelligent, aggressive and talented in- 2. YOU ARE NOTIFIED
terns have progressed in time into FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME a. Upon application of the judgment cred-
paid correspondents and full-time re- STATEMENT #281020 itor, a judgment against you has been
porters. The following person is doing business entered in this court as follows:
as: Row House Belmont, 410 El Camino (1) Judgment creditor: The Institute for
College students or recent graduates Rea, BELMONT, CA 94002. Registered Applied Creativity, LLC. Over the Hedge Over the Hedge Over the Hedge
Owner: Swing Ergs 1 LLC, CA. The busi- (2) Amount of judgment entered in this
are encouraged to apply. Newspaper ness is conducted by a Limited Liability court: $128,301.27
experience is preferred but not neces- Company. The registrants commenced
sarily required. to transact business under their FBN on b. This judgment was entered based
4-18-19. upon a sister-state judgment previously
Please send a cover letter describing /s/Jennifer Wayman/ entered against you as follows:
your interest in newspapers, a resume This statement was filed with the Asses- (1) Sister state: Michigan
and three recent clips. Before you ap- sor-County Clerk on 4/18/2019. (Publish- (2) Sister-state court: Oakland County
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, Circuit Court, 1200 Telegraph Rd., Pon-
ply, you should familiarize yourself 4/25/19, 5/2/19, 5/9/19, 5/16/19).
with our publication. Our Web site: tiac, MI 48340 (3) Judgment entered in sister state on:
STATEMENT #281059 (4) Title of case and case number: The
Send your information via e-mail to Institute for Applied Creativity v. Smith, et
The following person is doing business or by reg- as: Pawsitively Paws, 15 Village Lane, al.; Case No: 2018-162853-CZ
ular mail to 1720 S. Amphlett Blvd., DALY CITY, CA 94015. Registered
#123, San Mateo CA 94402 Owner: Malina Weitkemper, same ad- 3. A sister-state judgment has been en-
dress. The business is conducted by an tered against you in a California court.
Individual. The registrants commenced Unless you file a motion to vacate the
to transact business under their FBN on judgment in this court within 30 DAYS af-
April 22, 2019. ter service of this notice, this judgment
/s/Malina Weitkemper/ will be final. 203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices
203 Public Notices This statement was filed with the Asses- This court may order that a writ of execu-
sor-County Clerk on 4/22/2019. (Publish- tion or other enforcement may issue. NOTICE OF PETITION TO NOTICE OF PETITION TO NOTICE OF PETITION TO
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, Your wages, money, and property could
be taken without further warning from the
The following person is doing business court. Rajan V. Nair Christopher John Webster Angel Yuenman Lam aka Angel Lam
as: A+ Junk Clean Up, 149 San Diego If enforcement procedures have already Case Number: 19PRO00437 Case Number: 19-PRO-00484 Case Number: 19-PRO-00485
Ave, SAN BRUNO, CA 94066. Regis- FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME been issued, the property levied on will To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, con- To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, con-
tered Owner: Abraham S. Tarpeh, same STATEMENT #281058 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, con-
The following person is doing business
not be distributed until 30 days after you tingent creditors, and persons who may tingent creditors, and persons who may
address. The business is conducted by as: Field Guide Artisan Goods, 201 Mar- are served with this notice. tingent creditors, and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or es- otherwise be interested in the will or es-
an Individual. The registrants com- otherwise be interested in the will or es- tate, or both, of Christopher John Web-
menced to transact business under their
shall St., Apt. 314, REDWOOD CITY, CA
FILED: 12/13/2018 tate, or both, of Angel Yuenman Lam aka
94063. Registered Owner: Margaret
DATE: 12/13/2018
tate, or both, of Rajan V. Nair. A Petition ster. A Petition for Probate has been filed Angel Lam. A Petition for Probate has
FBN on N/A. Elaine Tankard, same address. The busi-
/s/Abraham S. Tarpeh/ Clerk, by Neal Taniguchi for Probate has been filed by Anoop by Jason Lane Melancon in the Superi- been filed by William Wai Nang Tsui in
ness is conducted by an Individual. The Rajan Nair in the Superior Court of Cali-
This statement was filed with the Asses- registrants commenced to transact busi- Deputy Una Finau or Court of California, County of San Ma- the Superior Court of California, County
sor-County Clerk on 4/5/2019. (Publish- ness under their FBN on 4/22/19. (SEAL) fornia, County of San Mateo. The Peti- teo. The Petition for Probate requests of San Mateo. The Petition for Probate
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, /s/Margaret E. Tankard/ NOTICE TO THE PERSON SERVED: tion for Probate requests that Anoop that Jason Lane Melancon be appointed requests that William Wai Nang Tsui be
4/11/19, 4/18/19, 4/25/19, 5/2/19). This statement was filed with the Asses- You are served Rajan Nair be appointed as personal rep- as personal representative to administer
On behalf of Keynote Speakers, Inc. appointed as personal representative to
sor-County Clerk on 4/22/2019. (Publish- resentative to administer the estate of the estate of the decedent. administer the estate of the decedent.
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, Under CCP 416.10 (corporation) the decedent.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME 4/25/19, 5/2/19, 5/9/19, 5/16/19). The petition requests authority to admin- The petition requests authority to admin-
STATEMENT #280906 (Published in the San Mateo Daily Jour- The petition requests authority to admin- ister the estate under the Independent ister the estate under the Independent
The following person is doing business nal: 5/2/19, 5/9/19, 5/16/19, 5/23/19) ister the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This au- Administration of Estates Act. (This au-
as: Esquivel Enterprises, 495 St. Francis FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME Administration of Estates Act. (This au- thority will allow the personal representa- thority will allow the personal representa-
Blvd., DALY CITY, CA 94015. Regis- STATEMENT #280946 thority will allow the personal representa-
The following person is doing business tive to take many actions without obtain- tive to take many actions without obtain-
tered Owner: Olivia P. Esquivel, same tive to take many actions without obtain- ing court approval. Before taking certain
address. The business is conducted by as: Comfort Keepers, 161 W. 25th Ave.
ing court approval. Before taking certain ing court approval. Before taking certain
an Individual. The registrants com- Suite 210, SAN MATEO, CA 94403. very important actions, however, the per- very important actions, however, the per-
Registered Owner: SDX Home Care Op- very important actions, however, the per- sonal representative will be required to
menced to transact business under their erations LLC, DE. The business is con- sonal representative will be required to sonal representative will be required to
FBN on 04/04/2019. NOTICE OF ENTRY OF JUDGMENT give notice to interested persons unless give notice to interested persons unless
/s/Olivia P. Esquivel/
ducted by a Limited Liability Company. ON SISTER-STATE JUDGMENT give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to
The registrants commenced to transact 18CIV06685 they have waived notice or consented to they have waived notice or consented to
This statement was filed with the Asses- business under their FBN on 02/16/2017. the proposed action.) The independent the proposed action.) The independent
sor-County Clerk on 4/4/2019. (Publish- /s/Carl McManus/
the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, PLAINTIFF: administration authority will be granted administration authority will be granted
This statement was filed with the Asses- unless an interested person files an ob- unless an interested person files an ob-
4/11/19, 4/18/19, 4/25/19, 5/2/19). sor-County Clerk on 4/9/2019. (Publish- unless an interested person files an ob- jection to the petition and shows good
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, The Institute for Applied Creativity, LLC jection to the petition and shows good jection to the petition and shows good
4/25/19, 5/2/19, 5/9/19, 5/16/19). cause why the court should not grant au- cause why the court should not grant au-
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME DEFENDANT: cause why the court should not grant au- thority.
STATEMENT #280940 thority. thority.
A hearing on the petition will be held in A hearing on the petition will be held in
The following person is doing business FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME Katrina Kaposts Smith, et al. A hearing on the petition will be held in this court as follows: NON-APPEAR-
as: Shamiyat Catering, 646 N. El Camino STATEMENT #281112 this court as follows: MAY 15, 2019 at this court as follows: MAY 31 2019 at
The following person is doing business 1. TO JUDGMENT DEBTOR: Katrina ANCE MAY 31 2019 at 9:00 a.m., Dept. 9:00 a.m., Dept. , Superior Court of Cali-
Real, SAN MATEO, CA 94401. Regis- 9:00 a.m., Dept. 28, Superior Court of , Superior Court of California, County of
tered Owner: Omar I. Kadoumi, same as: Senior Assistance Products (SAP), Kaposts Smith California, County of San Mateo, 400 fornia, County of San Mateo, 400 County
address. The business is conducted by 3404 E. Laurel Creek Dr., SAN MATEO,
County Center, Redwood City, CA San Mateo, 400 County Center, Red- Center, Redwood City, CA 94063.
an Individual. The registrants com- CA 94403. Registered Owner: Elizabeth 2. YOU ARE NOTIFIED
94063. wood City, CA 94063. If you object to the granting of the peti-
menced to transact business under their Viducich, same address. The business is a. Upon application of the judgment cred- If you object to the granting of the peti-
FBN on 2014. conducted by an Individual. The regis- itor, a judgment against you has been If you object to the granting of the peti- tion, you should appear at the hearing
trants commenced to transact business tion, you should appear at the hearing tion, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written
/s/Omar I. Kadoumi/ entered in this court as follows:
under their FBN on NA. (1) Judgment creditor: The Institute for and state your objections or file written and state your objections or file written objections with the court before the hear-
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 4/8/2019. (Publish- /s/Elizabeth Viducich/ Applied Creativity, LLC. objections with the court before the hear- objections with the court before the hear- ing. Your appearance may be in person
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, This statement was filed with the Asses- (2) Amount of judgment entered in this ing. Your appearance may be in person ing. Your appearance may be in person
sor-County Clerk on 4/30/2019. (Publish- court: $128,301.27 or by your attorney. or by your attorney.
4/11/19, 4/18/19, 4/25/19, 5/2/19). ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent cred-
If you are a creditor or a contingent cred- If you are a creditor or a contingent cred-
5/2/19, 5/9/19, 5/16/19, 5/23/19). b. This judgment was entered based itor of the decedent, you must file your itor of the decedent, you must file your
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME upon a sister-state judgment previously itor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to
entered against you as follows: claim with the court and mail a copy to claim with the court and mail a copy to
STATEMENT #280660 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME the personal representative appointed by the personal representative appointed by
The following person is doing business STATEMENT #281107 (1) Sister state: Michigan the personal representative appointed by the court within the later of either (1) four
as: O & R Janitorial Services, 321 Sky- The following person is doing business (2) Sister-state court: Oakland County the court within the later of either (1) four the court within the later of either (1) four
line Drive, DALY CITY, CA 94015. Reg- Circuit Court, 1200 Telegraph Rd., Pon- months from the date of first issuance of months from the date of first issuance of
as: Silk Road NK, 810 Antoinette Ln Apt months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representa-
istered Owner: Maureen Videna, same I, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94080. tiac, MI 48340 letters to a general personal representa-
(3) Judgment entered in sister state on: letters to a general personal representa- tive, as defined in section 58(b) of the
address. The business is conducted by Registered Owner: Salamat Tentimishev, tive, as defined in section 58(b) of the
an Individual. The registrant com- same address. The business is conduct- July 13, 2018. tive, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days
(4) Title of case and case number: The California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days
menced to transact business under the ed by an Individual. The registrants from the date of mailing or personal de- from the date of mailing or personal de-
FBN on March 1999. commenced to transact business under Institute for Applied Creativity v. Smith, et from the date of mailing or personal de- livery to you of a notice under section
/s/Maureen Videna/ their FBN on 4/27/19. al.; Case No: 2018-162853-CZ livery to you of a notice under section livery to you of a notice under section
/s/Salamat Tentimishev/ 9052 of the California Probate Code.Oth- 9052 of the California Probate Code.Oth-
This statement was filed with the Asses- 9052 of the California Probate Code.Oth- er California statutes and legal authority
sor-County Clerk on 3/12/2019. (Publish- This statement was filed with the Asses- 3. A sister-state judgment has been en- er California statutes and legal authority er California statutes and legal authority
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, sor-County Clerk on 4/29/2019. (Publish- tered against you in a California court. may affect your rights as a creditor. You may affect your rights as a creditor. You
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, Unless you file a motion to vacate the may affect your rights as a creditor. You may want to consult with an attorney
4/11/19, 4/18/19, 4/25/19, 5/2/19). may want to consult with an attorney may want to consult with an attorney
5/2/19, 5/9/19, 5/16/19, 5/23/19). judgment in this court within 30 DAYS af- knowledgeable in California law.
ter service of this notice, this judgment knowledgable in California law. knowledgeable in California law.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME will be final. You may examine the file kept by the You may examine the file kept by the You may examine the file kept by the
STATEMENT #280990 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME This court may order that a writ of execu- court. If you are a person interested in court. If you are a person interested in court. If you are a person interested in
The following person is doing business STATEMENT #281098 tion or other enforcement may issue. the estate, you may file with the court a the estate, you may file with the court a the estate, you may file with the court a
as: Cherry Limos, 160 Chestnut St., The following person is doing business Your wages, money, and property could Request for Special Notice (form DE-
as: Standard Biomedical, 14 Korbel Way, Request for Special Notice (form DE- Request for Special Notice (form DE-
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063. Regis- be taken without further warning from the 154) of the filing of an inventory and ap- 154) of the filing of an inventory and ap-
tered Owner: Zeeshan Irshad, same ad-
BELMONT, CA 94002. Registered Own- court. 154) of the filing of an inventory and ap-
er: David Allen Schoenfeld, same ad- praisal of estate assets or of any petition praisal of estate assets or of any petition praisal of estate assets or of any petition
dress. The business is conducted by an dress. The business is conducted by an
If enforcement procedures have already or account as provided in Probate Code
Individual. The registrants commenced been issued, the property levied on will or account as provided in Probate Code or account as provided in Probate Code
Individual. The registrants commenced section 1250. A Request for Special No- section 1250. A Request for Special No-
to transact business under their FBN on to transact business under their FBN on not be distributed until 30 days after you section 1250. A Request for Special No-
Oct. 27, 08. March 25, 2019. are served with this notice. tice form is available from the court clerk. tice form is available from the court clerk. tice form is available from the court clerk.
/s/Zeeshan Irshad/ /s/David Allen Schoenfeld/ Attorney for Petitioner: Attorney for Petitioner: Attorney for Petitioner:
This statement was filed with the Asses- This statement was filed with the Asses- FILED: 12/13/2018 Raymond R. Miller, Esq. Randall J. Witte Randall J. Witte
sor-County Clerk on 4/15/2019. (Publish- sor-County Clerk on 4/26/2019. (Publish- DATE: 12/13/2018 Law Offices of Phillip H. Shecter APC
Clerk, by Neal Taniguchi Mission Law Center Law Offices of Phillip H. Shecter APC
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 1313 Laurel St. Suite 222
4/18/19, 4/25/19, 5/2/19, 5/9/19). 5/2/19, 5/9/19, 5/16/19, 5/23/19). Deputy Una Finau 225 W. Winton Ave. #125 1313 Laurel St. Suite 222
NOTICE TO THE PERSON SERVED: (510)938-0075 (650)592-5676 (650)592-5676
You are served FILED: 4/12/2019 FILED: 4/23/2019 FILED: 4/23/2019
As an individual judgment debtor (Published in the San Mateo Daily Jour- (Published in the San Mateo Daily Jour- (Published in the San Mateo Daily Jour-
Under CCP 416.90 (individual) nal on 4/24/19, 5/1/19, 5/2/19 ) nal on 4/24/19, 5/1/19,5/2/19 )
nal on 4/24/19, 5/1/19,5/2/19 )
(Published in the San Mateo Daily Jour-
nal: 5/2/19, 5/9/19, 5/16/19, 5/23/19)

Fictitious Business Name Statements,
Trustee Sale Notice, Name Change, Probate,
Notice of Adoption, Divorce Summons,
Notice of Public Sales and More.
Published in the Daily Journal for San Mateo County.
Fax your request to: 650-344-5290
Email them to:
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203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices 298 collectibles 304 furniture
Order tO shOW cause fOr Order tO shOW cause fOr a.m., Dept. PJ, at 400 County Center,
PuBlic autO auctiON
Old, aNtique, Bottle Collection: 20 Mattress, tWiN long, excellent condi-
chaNge Of NaMe chaNge Of NaMe Redwood City, CA 94063. A copy of this bottles in total. $40 for all. (650)762-6048 tion, $25, (650) 552-9556
CASE# 19C1V01815 Order to Show Cause shall be published The following repossessed vehicles
CASE# 19C1V01816 SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, at least once each week for four succes- are being sold by SafeAmerica Credit ONe cOllectiON of antique Cuban
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, Union-2014 Ford Escape NeW deluxe Twin Folding Bed, Lin-
COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, sive weeks prior to the date set for hear- Cigar Bands. $95. (415) 867-6444. No ens, cover, Cost $618. Sale $250. Must
COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, 400 COUNTY CENTER RD, ing on the petition in the following news- vin#C69900.The following repos- Texting.
sessed vehicles are being sold by Sell! (650) 875-8159.
400 COUNTY CENTER RD, REDWOOD CITY CA 94063 paper of general circulation:
PETITION OF San Mateo Daily Journal San Mateo Credit Union-2010 Chevy sMall rug beater. $15.00 (650)207-
REDWOOD CITY CA 94063 Traverse vin#139033,2011 MBZ C300 Niagara ViBratiNg Adjustable bed
PETITION OF Joshua Campbell Hoover Filed: 4/10/2019 4162 good condition Burlingame $90 Call Dan
/s/Jonathan E. Karesh/ vin#522036,2013 Honda Civic
Valerie Cora Cunningham vin#502767,2013 Toyota Prius C (408)656-0958
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Judge of the Superior Court steMMed crystal. 3 styles. 13
Petitioners: Joshua Campbell Hoover Dated: 4/9/2019 vin#547170,2010 Chevy Camaro pieces. Pattern: "Catherine".
vin#201010.The following repos- queeN sOfa Bed, $75 Sherrill (sp?),
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: filed a petition with this court for a decree (Published 4/18/19, 4/25/19, 5/2/19, $45. San Bruno.(650)794-0839 Salmon fabric, 91" wide, good condition,
Petitioners: Valerie Cora Cunningham changing names as follows: 5/9/19). sessed vehicles are being sold by
Meriwest Credit Union-2017 Jayco call (650)697-3709
Present name: tOPPs BaseBall complete set 1987
filed a petition with this court for a decree Hummingbird Travel Trailer thru 1992, 1998,1999 $99 Rick (415)999-
changing names as follows: Joshua Campbell Hoover
Proposed Name: vin#3C0539.2016 Honda Odyssey 4474
Present name: vin#062587,2014 Chevy Camaro retrO hutch Needs refinishing other-
Joshua Hoover Campbell wise good condition. Top detaches from
Valerie Cora Cunningham Order tO shOW cause fOr vin#265929,2017 Dodge Journey tWO 1998 Star Wars R2-D2 action fig-
vin#558584.The following repos- bottom $25. (650)712-9962
Proposed Name: THE COURT ORDERS that all persons chaNge Of NaMe ure variations, new/unopened. $25 for
interested in this matter shall appear be- sessed vehicles are being sold by 1st both. Steve (650)518-6614
Valerie Cunningham Campbell CASE# 19C1V02005
United Services Credit Union-2012 sOfa-Beige faBric, Orig. $900,
fore this court at the hearing indicated SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, Rarely used, 7ft long, $350
below to show cause, if any, why the pe- COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, Cadillac SRX vin#613701,2013 Audi ViNtage steMWare: 3 styles, 23
THE COURT ORDERS that all persons A4 vin#022186,2015 Chevy Camaro (650)234-8218
tition for change of name should not be 400 COUNTY CENTER RD, pcs. $60, (650)207-4162
interested in this matter shall appear be- granted. Any person objecting to the REDWOOD CITY CA 94063 vin#206136,2015 Toyota Camry
sOlid WOOd Dining table with exten-
fore this court at the hearing indicated name changes described above must file PETITION OF vin#033612.The following repos- 299 computers
sessed vehicles are being sold by Si- sion great piece great condition black
below to show cause, if any, why the pe- a written objection that includes the rea- Courtney Marie Green
erra Central Credit Union-2013 Ford $80 (650)364-5263
tition for change of name should not be sons for the objection at least two court 19" cOlOr Monitor with stand VG con-
days before the matter is scheduled to TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Fusion vin#379822,2017 Nissan Max-
granted. Any person objecting to the ima vin#419878,2015 Mitsubishi Out- dition power cord/owners manual includ- sOlid WOOd Entertainment Center-
be heard and must appear at the hearing Petitioners: Courtney Marie Green filed a ed $60.00 OBO 1-415-279-4857 TurnTable, Am-Fm, Eight Track, Built In
name changes described above must file to show cause why the petition should petition with this court for a decree lander vin#039103,2014 Ford F150
Speakers, Sony 26’ Smart T.V.(68.75 in.
a written objection that includes the rea- not be granted. If no written objection is changing names as follows: vin#B31690,2014 Honda Civic
vin#235186.The following repos- recOrdaBle cd-r 74, Sealed, Unop- X 25.5inch X28inch) $500 o.b.o
sons for the objection at least two court timely filed, the court may grant the peti- Present name: Courtney Marie Green ened, original packaging, Samsung, 12X, (925)482-5742
tion without a hearing. A hearing on the sessed vehicles are being sold by Di-
days before the matter is scheduled to Proposed Name: Courtney Marie Grant
ablo Valley Federal Credit Union-2012 (650) 578 9208
be heard and must appear at the hearing petition shall be held on 5/21/19 at 9 taBle 24"x48" folding legs each end.
a.m., Dept. PJ, at 400 County Center, THE COURT ORDERS that all persons MBZ E350 vin#588731,2012 Mazda 6 Melamine top, 500# capacity. Cost
to show cause why the petition should Redwood City, CA 94063. A copy of this interested in this matter shall appear be- vin#M32529.The following repos- 300 toys $130. Sell $50. 650-591-4141
not be granted. If no written objection is Order to Show Cause shall be published fore this court at the hearing indicated sessed vehicle is being sold by San
timely filed, the court may grant the peti- at least once each week for four succes- below to show cause, if any, why the pe- Francisco Federal Credit Union- 2008 14-1000-Pcs Puzzles $3.00 ea. thOMasVille diNiNg table, $50 4
tion without a hearing. A hearing on the sive weeks prior to the date set for hear- tition for change of name should not be Nissan Altima vin#446541.The follow- (650)207-4162 chairs, mid-century blonde with two
ing on the petition in the following news- granted. Any person objecting to the ing repossessed vehicle is being sold leaves call (650)697-3709.
petition shall be held on 5/16/19 at 9 by Emporia State Federal Credit Un-
a.m., Dept. PJ, at 400 County Center, paper of general circulation: name changes described above must file aMericaN flyer locomotive runs
San Mateo Daily Journal a written objection that includes the rea- ion-1995 Jaguar XJ6 vin#736538.The good #21085 $75.00 (650) 867-7433 tiki Bar - Original from the 60’s,Like
Redwood City, CA 94063. A copy of this Filed: 4/8/2019 sons for the objection at least two court following repossessed vehicles are Elvis', made of wood, 68”X22X39, $3500
Order to Show Cause shall be published /s/Jonathan E. Karesh/ days before the matter is scheduled to being sold by Stanford Federal Credit JuMP aNd Play Keyboard brand new, in (650)245-4234.
at least once each week for four succes- Judge of the Superior Court be heard and must appear at the hearing Union-2015 Chrysler 200 original box. $25.00. (650)454-7580.
Dated: 4/4/2019 vin#660853,2017 Ford Escape
sive weeks prior to the date set for hear- to show cause why the petition should
vin#E97576.Sealed bids will be taken star Wars Celebration 3 Darth Vader
ing on the petition in the following news- (Published 4/18/19, 4/25/19, 5/2/19, not be granted. If no written objection is tWiN Bed, mattress, box spring, frame
5/9/19). timely filed, the court may grant the peti- from 8am to 8pm on 05/06/2019. Sale $20 new w/case Dan (650)303-3568 $ 50. (650)598-9804.
paper of general circulation: tion without a hearing. A hearing on the held at THE Auto Auction Inc. 214
San Mateo Daily Journal petition shall be held on 5/29/19 at 9 East Harris Ave, South San Francisco
302 antiques tWO WOOd Book Shelves, $75 with
Filed: 4/3/2019 a.m., Dept. PJ, at 400 County Center, CA 94080. 650-737-9010. Auction drawers and pull-down desk call
/s/Jonathan E. Karesh/ Redwood City, CA 94063. A copy of this held indoors- A variety of cars, vans, (650)697-3709
SUV's and charity donations also Beer steiNs-OrigiNal from Germa-
Judge of the Superior Court Order tO shOW cause fOr Order to Show Cause shall be published ny, three different $99 ea. Call for info
at least once each week for four succes- available. Annual $50.00 bidder fee. A used BedrOOM Furniture, FREE. Call
Dated: 4/3/2019 chaNge Of NaMe $275.00 Buyer's Premium will be add- (650)592-7483
sive weeks prior to the date set for hear- (650)573-7381.
(Published 4/18/19, 4/25/19, 5/2/19, case# 19c1V01941 ed to all purchases. For more informa-
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, ing on the petition in the following news-
5/9/19). paper of general circulation: tion please visit our website at Wall uNit/rOOM Divider. Simple
COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, MahOgaNy aNtique Secretary desk, lines. Breaks down for transportation.
400 COUNTY CENTER RD, San Mateo Daily Journal 72” x 40” , 3 drawers, Display case, bev-
Filed: 4/17/2019 Bond#10020419 $25.(650)712-9962 leave message
REDWOOD CITY CA 94063 elled glass, $150. (650)766-3024.
PETITION OF /s/Jonathan E. Karesh/
Judge of the Superior Court WalNut chest, small (4 drawer with
Veronica Barnett rOseVille tuliP Pitcher, Ca: 1900. upper bookcase $50. (650)726-6429
Dated: 4/16/2019 $45. (650)574-2490.
stateMeNt Of aBaNdONMeNt Of TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: (Published 4/25/19, 5/2/19, 5/9/19, White Wicker Armoire, asking $100,
the use Of a fictitiOus BusiNess Petitioner: Veronica Barnett filed a peti- 5/16/19). great condition, text for picture (650)571-
NaMe stateMeNt M-275412 tion with this court for a decree changing
303 electronics 0947
Registered Owner (Legal Entity) aban- name as follows:
free teleVisiON - Mitsubishi,
doning the use of the Fictitious Business Present name: Veronica Barnett
Proposed Name: Veronica Yanka
295 art 26"W,22"H,18"D Works Great, Not
WOOd - wall Unit - 30" long x 6' tall x
17.5" deep. $90. (650)631-9311
Name: Cecilia Tan. Name of Business: Flatscreen, Text (650) 333-8323 Local
You Dance Academy. Date of original fil- Oil PaiNtiNg-caNVass, Victorian Delivery available.
THE COURT ORDERS that all persons Scene, With Frame 56”x44” $350.00 306 housewares
ing: Oct. 24, 2017. Address of Principal interested in this matter shall appear be- OBO (650)515-6091
Place of Business: 140 Park Blvd., fore this court at the hearing indicated ONkyO aV Receiver HT-R570 .Digital
below to show cause, if any, why the pe- Surround, HDMI, Dolby, Sirius Ready, crystal WiNe glasses new (12ea)
MILLBRAE, CA 94030. Registrant: Ceci- 296 appliances Cinema Filter.$95/ Offer (650)591-2393 $20.00 Call 650-592-2648
lia Tan, 218 Summit Way, San Francis- tition for change of name should not be
granted. Any person objecting to the
co, CA 94132. The business was con- name changes described above must file air cONditiONer 10000 BTU w/re- PhilliPs-50” cOlOr t.V., Heavy, $99 Mikasa set. White. Modern (square)
ducted by an Individual. a written objection that includes the rea- mote. Slider model fits all windows. LG (650)591-8062 Setting for 4 $30 (415)734-1152.
/s/Cecilia Tan/ sons for the objection at least two court brand $199 runs like new. (650)235- NeW "Bella" buffet triple slow cooker
This statement was filed with the Asses- days before the matter is scheduled to 0898 304 furniture and food warmer $35.00 call (650)592-
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo be heard and must appear at the hearing 2648
to show cause why the petition should free Washer and 220v dryer, both aNtique diNiNg table for six people
County on 4/22/19. not be granted. If no written objection is working. Belmont (415) 902-4484. You
(Published in the San Mateo Daily Jour- with chairs $99. (650)580-6324 siNk dOuBle cast iron. Good condi-
timely filed, the court may grant the peti- move, stairs. tion. $99.00. (650)593-7408
nal, 4/25/19, 5/2/19, 5/9/19, 5/16/19). tion without a hearing. A hearing on the aNtique MOhagaNy Bookcase. Four
petition shall be held on 5/22/19 at 9 glass-PaNel laMPshade. Similar feet tall. $75. (415) 282-0966.
to TIFFENEY about16" diameter. multi- 307 Jewelry & clothing
ple tan/white mainly.Hang or lampshade. Bedstead siNgle, poster style, box
NOtice iNVitiNg sealed PrOPOsals $75 (650)727-7266 spring, mattress available. $40.00. aNNe kleiN silver-tone watch with
BasiN c saNitary seWer rehaBilitatiON PrOJect (650)593-7408 Swarovski crystals & mother-of-pearl di-
city PrOJect NO. 46s091-46000-9151 hOtPOiNt heaVy Duty Dryer excellent al. $60.00 call(650)872-2371
city Of saN MateO, califOrNia working condition Burlingame $50 Call Beige sOfa $99. Excellent Condition
Dan (408)656-0958 (650) 315-2319 308 tools
Sealed Bids for the construction of the BasiN c saNitary seWer rehaBilitatiON PrOJect will be received by City of
San Mateo, at the office of the Public Works Department, 330 West 20th Avenue, San Mateo, California 94403, until 2:00P.M. lo- Maytag Washer excellent working BuNk Beds for sale. Cherry Wood, 2 aNtique irON Hand Drills. 3 available
cal time on May 20, 2019 at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project consists of replacing por- condition Burlingame $50 Call Dan years old. Includes Mattresses. $600 or at $30 each. (650)339-3672 Ron
tions of 6-inch, 8-inch, 10-inch, 18-inch and 21-inch sanitary sewer main with same size polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe at 259 loca- (408)656-0958 B/O (650)685-2494
tions. Work will also consist of rehabilitating manholes by lining, repairing channels and benches, and full removal and replace- Briggs & Stratton Lawn Mower with
ment of select manholes. The Work is located within the public right-of-way and within easements on private property in the City of Mfg h20laBs Model 300 exc cond chiNa caBiNet Wallet, $20. Call Mulch rear bag-like new- $95.00.
San Mateo. counter top $25 Burl (650)248-3839. (650)589-1407 (650)771-6324.
City Representative shall report the results of the bidding to the City Council at which time the City Council may award the contract
to the lowest responsible bidder as so reported; or as City's interest may dictate. Any protests to award of contract shall follow the NeW, siNger Sewing Machine Univer- cOMPuter desk (glass) & chair. Like
sal Carry Case Model 620, Free Arm Ma- craftsMaN 9" Radial Arm Saw with 6"
procedures outlined in City Council Resolution No. 61, dated June 7, 2004. new $75 OBO (650)704-4709 or dado set. No stand. $55 (650)341-6402
Contractor shall purchase a complete set of plans and specifications and provide contact information through Barker Blue in order chine Compatible, $35, (650)483-1222
to be eligible to bid on this project. The Contract Book, plans and proposal forms are available on the City of San Mateo - Public lg craftsMeN shop vac 6.5hp $60
Works Bidding Web Portal. Contractors can also email Barker Blue's Customer Support Team at or call tiffaNy style Lamp shade. Older- cOMPuter desk with 3 side drawers . (510)943-9221
650-696-2100 for assistance. Any questions regarding the contract documents should be directed to Elton Yee, Project Manager, multiple panels. 17” diameter. $75. (650) Pine wood lacquered. Almost new. Ask
in writing to 727-7266. for pic . $89 or bo.(650)255-3514 text or shOPsMith Mark V 50th Anniversary
All bids shall be accompanied by a bid bond, cashier's check, or certified check made payable to the City of San Mateo in an leave message most attachments. $1,500/OBO.
amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the aggregate amount of the bid. u.s. raNge Co. 36" commercial range (650)504-0585
Addenda issued during the time of bidding shall become a part of the documents furnished to bidders for the preparation of bids, (1984 model) w/large single oven. 4 cOMPuter sWiVel CHAIR. Padded
shall be covered in the bids, and shall be made a part of the Contract. Each bid shall include specific acknowledgement in the burners, broiler,12x24 griddle. Black with Leather. $80. (650) 455-3409 ViNtage craftsMaN Jig Saw. Circa
space provided of receipt of all Addenda issued during the bidding period. Failure to so acknowledge may result in the bid being s/s backsplash, shelf. Works, clean, no 1947. $60. (650)245-7517
rejected as not responsive. Failure of any bidder to receive such Addenda shall not be grounds for non-compliance with the terms missing parts. Orig. owner, home use on- desk, gd. cond. $99.99 or b.o.
ly. U-haul. $650 Call Mark 650-207-0882.
of the instructions. It is the responsibility of the contractor to contact the City to determine the existence of any and all addenda. (650)458-3578 310 Misc. for sale
The time of completion for this contract shall be two-hundred (200) working days, beginning from the date specified in the Notice
to Proceed. VacuuM cleaNer (reconditioned)
$10 Call Ed (415)298-0645 500-600 Big Band-era 78's--most mint,
The City reserves the right, as the interest of the City may require and in the City's sole discretion, to reject any or all bids, to diNiNg chairs -Six Antique, no sleeves--$50 for all-(650)574-5459
waive any informality in bids, and to accept, modify, or reject any items of the bid, to abandon the project entirely, or in the case of Mahogany Chippendale Chairs- $675
a single bid being received to extend the acceptance date by up to thirty (30) days with notice. The City of San Mateo is a charter 297 Bicycles (650)888-2662 Bessy sMall Evening Hand Bag With
City and any contract entered into is subject to the provisions of the City of San Mateo Charter, which may supersede certain pro- Beige Cord $75.00 (650)678-5371
visions of the Public Contract Code and other provision of state law. adult Bikes 1 regular and 2 with bal-
To ensure performance, City reserves the right to retain five percent (5%) of the contract price for 35 days after it records the No- loon tires $30 Each (650) 347-2356 diNiNg rOOM Table-Antique,Oak, BifOld shutters 2x28”x79 $10.00
tice of Completion. However, pursuant to the Public Contracts Code Section 22300, Contractor may substitute securities for said 5chairs, w/ extension $200 (650)544-5306
five percent (5%) retention or request that City make payments of retentions earned directly to an escrow agent at Contractor's ex- child’s schWiNN Bicycle, Blue in (650)290-3188
pense. The provisions of the Public Contracts Code Section 22300 are hereby expressly made a part of the contract. good condition. $20. (650) 355-5189. Blue Oyster cult lp signed by donald
An optional pre-bid conference will be held at 2:00P.M. local time on May 8, 2019 at San Mateo City Hall, located at 330 West r. Eric b. And Wilcox. $40. Cash
20th Avenue, San Mateo, CA. The bid documents and proposal forms WILL NOT be available at this meeting. MOuNtaiN Bike new 21 gears $100. diNiNg taBle (36"x54") and 4 match- (408)661-6019
Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with Document 00100 - Instructions to Bidders. (650)722-3634 ing chairs, sturdy oak, cost $600, sell for
Non-discrimination in employment: Contractor shall not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, $250 .(650)-654-1930. cash register Parts; Much Skin Not
disability, or national origin and shall comply with all federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and orders regarding non-discrimi- MOuNtaiN Bike. Top brand. Runs Guts $500 (415)269-4784
nation. Contractor shall positively and aggressively demonstrate the principle of equal opportunity in employment. good. $39. (660)342-5220 diNiNg taBle - (72”x42”)WITH 2 FT
In all advertisement for labor or other personnel or requests for employees of any nature, Contractor and each Subcontractor shall Extension, six upholstered chairs, excel- cOscO Play Pen with travel bag. Used
state that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, disability, or national origin.”
298 collectibles lent condition, $450 (650)692-8012. once $35 (650)591-2981
In general, the prevailing wage scale, as determined by the Director of Industrial Relations of the State of California, in force on 15 lP ALBUMS including "Sinatra Trilo- diNiNg taBle. 72" by 42". With leaf cut glass serving bowl 8" diameter
the day this bid was announced, will be the minimum paid to all craftsmen and laborers working on this project. In some cases, gy", Ronstadt, Minelli, Streisand, and 90". $99 or best offer. (650)228-3389 $25. Call 650-921-4016
prevailing wage determinations have either a single asterisk (*) or double asterisks (**) after the expiration date in effect on the more. $40. San Bruno. (650)794-0839
date of advertisement for bids. In cases where the prevailing wage determinations have a single asterisk (*) after the expiration disPlay case, glass top. 27”x20”x2” deluxe fOlder Walker - 5" wheels -
date which are in effect on the date of advertisement for bids, such determinations remain in effect for the life of the project. Deep. $15.00. 650-588-0842. Never Used - $40 (650)341-5347
Prevailing wage determinations which have double asterisks (**) after the expiration date indicate that the basic hourly wage rate, 1984 tiMe magazine. Special 1994
overtime, and holiday pay rates, and employer payments to be paid for work performed after this date have been predetermined. If Olympics report. $10.00. Leave msg dresser-aNtique VaNity Combo, 3 driVe 3-Wheel buggy $45. Call
work is extended past this date, the new rate must be paid and should be incorporated in contracts the Contractor enters into. Pur- (650)588-0842 beveled mirrors, Eight Drawers, $400 (650)589-1407
suant to Section 1773 of the Labor Code, the general prevailing wage rates in the county, or counties, in which the work is to be (650)290-3188
done have been determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations. The wages as set forth in the 49’er 1990-1991 calendar. Eddie free MagaziNes. Library discards
General Prevailing Wage Rates for this project will be posted at the job site. It is understood that it is the responsibility of the bid- deBartolo on cover. Mint condition. eNglish draW Table, $50 Solid Wood year old ones. Wide variety. Good for
der to determine the correct scale. The City will keep a copy of the wage scale in the City Clerk's office for the convenience of bid- $10.00. Leave msg (650)588 0842 48" with two 12" pull-out leaves, crafts, light reading. (650)952-9074
ders. The State Prevailing Wage Rates may also be obtained from the California Department of Industrial Relations internet web call(650)697-3709
site at Any errors or defects in the materials in the City Clerk's office will not excuse a bidder's failure to aPPrOx. 40 yr old 1/2 l German Beer free: Wild turkey feathers; whole
comply with the actual scale then in force. Stein, Raigimal, Gerz. $60 (650)207- ethaN alleN sofa and love seat. Blue wings, full tail fans. Wild duck wings. For
No contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal for a public works project and no contractor or subcontractor may 4162 velveteen. Solid construction. Some col- fly tying, art projects, etc. Call Mark
be awarded a contract for public work on a public works project unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pur- or fading in spots. Great sofa for reuphol- (650)207-0882
suant to Labor Code section 1725.5. This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of In- cOllectaBle caBBage Patch Kids stering. Free. (650)593-7001.
dustrial Relations. Luncheon Set. Royal Worchester. New hat, t-shirt, sweatshirt and comput-
Contractor's License Classification: In accordance with the provisions of California Business and Professions Code, Section 7028, Box. Great Christmas Present. $100 glider rocker and ottoman, oak, excel- erbag $80.00 for all (650)592-2648
Owner has determined that Contractor shall possess a valid Class A Contractor License at the time of Bid and for the duration of (650) 572-8895 lent condition. $100 (650)345-5644.
the contract. Failure to possess the specified license shall render the Bid as non-responsive and shall act as a bar to award of the liONel christMas Holiday expan-
contract to any Bidder not possessing said license at the time of Bid opening. dePressiON glass Dining Plate. 8 ikea dresser, black, 3 shelf. 23" x sion Set. New OB $99 (650)368-7537
The Contractors' State License Board may be contacted at 9821 Business Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95827; P.O. Box 26000, 3/4", crows foot pattern, clear ruby red. 15"deep
ikea x 50" high.
taBle, black$65.
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43 Majestic Nairobi
46 Like many
Pinterest projects,
for short
47 Inkling
48 Young Dickens
50 Birthplace of
Marie Curie
55 PlayStation
59 End of a Helsinki
62 Wielder of the
hammer Mjölnir
63 Gate fastener
64 Chip in chips
65 See 66-Across
66 With 65-Across,
Susan Lucci role
67 Like some dorms
68 Was in the red
69 Disintegrate
70 Blunders

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Demos face setbacks in recruiting top Senate candidates
By Elana Schor Sens. Cory Gardner of Colorado, Susan
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Collins of Maine and Martha McSally of
Arizona are widely considered among the
WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are most vulnerable Republican incumbents,
stinging from a trio of high-profile failures and Democrats scored a recruiting coup when
to recruit candidates who could help reclaim retired astronaut-turned-gun control advo-
the majority, including Stacey Abrams’ cate Mark Kelly launched a campaign
announcement that she would pass up a U.S. against McSally.
Senate run in Georgia. But Gardner and Collins have both shown
That decision, announced Tuesday, was a they can effectively wield the advantage of
blow to Senate Minority Leader Chuck incumbency and are seeking to keep their
Schumer. After Abrams gained fame from her distance from Trump as the president’s
ultimately unsuccessful effort to become unpopularity becomes a political albatross
America’s first black female governor last in their states. And even if Senate Democrats
year, Schumer personally — and publicly — defeat all three of their most obvious GOP
urged her to consider challenging GOP Sen. targets in 2020, they will still struggle to
David Perdue. In a particularly notable help Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama hold onto
move, he tapped her earlier this year to a seat that no one expected him to win in
deliver the Democratic response to President that deep-red state two years ago.
Donald Trump’s State of the Union address. That tricky math for Democrats would
Abrams follows former Texas Rep. Beto have proved easier to navigate with well-
O’Rourke and former Colorado Gov. John known candidates such as Abrams,
Hickenlooper in spurning Senate O’Rourke and Hickenlooper forcing
Democratic leaders’ entreaties to take on REUTERS Republicans to play defense and spend
incumbent Republicans seen as potentially Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks with reporters following the weekly policy money in more states to protect their
vulnerable. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is luncheon on Capitol Hill. incumbents. But top Democrats declared on
likely to follow suit in rejecting a Senate run Tuesday that they would have no trouble
underscores that many of the party’s biggest linked to Senate Majority Leader Mitch fielding successful candidates next year,
as he weighs whether to join O’Rourke and players are betting they’ll have better McConnell and dedicated to boosting
Hickenlooper on the 2020 presidential cam- particularly amid Trump’s persistently low
futures outside Capitol Hill, where action Republican candidates. “Now that top-tier approval ratings.
paign trail. can be slow — especially in the minority. Democrats in nearly every competitive state
Also Tuesday, a spokeswoman for It’s also a sign of how tough Democrats will have all said no to Chuck Schumer, the pic- Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada,
Democratic Rep. Cindy Axne said the fresh- find their fight to regain control of the ture is becoming clear: Democrats simply do who chairs Senate Democrats’ 2020 cam-
man would seek re-election next year for her Senate next year, a steep climb that sparked not believe in Schumer’s ability to lead paign arm, lauded the “phenomenal” quality
southeast Iowa House seat. The Democratic glee from Republicans, who hold a 53-47 them into the majority.” of her party’s recruits and noted that “we
Senatorial Campaign Committee, Senate majority in the chamber. If a Democrat wins the White House next have plenty of time” to lock in candidates.
Democrats’ campaign organization, had “Today’s embarrassing recruitment failure year, he or she will need a Senate majority to “Just because we don’t get somebody that
tried persuading Axne to run for U.S. Senate is another devastating blow to Chuck push through the ambitious agendas that you’re aware of doesn’t mean we’re not
against GOP incumbent Joni Ernst, who will Schumer’s dream of a Democratic Senate,” have been pitched to voters. But to claw going to find or have somebody that can
be seeking a second term. said Jack Pandol, communications director back power, Democrats will have to take at beat those Republican incumbents in a state
The inability of Schumer and other for the Senate Leadership Fund, a group least three seats from the GOP. on the kitchen-table issues that matter to
Democrats to corral well-known candidates voters,” Cortez Masto told reporters.
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