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New housing proposed for Burlingame

Two downtown development plans go to council for conceptual review
By Heather Murtagh

Above:Volunteers Lenore Wilkas,left to right,Diane Regner and Lee Wanetik examine new clothing donations at the Career Closet in Foster City Friday.Below:Wilkas folds clothes while talking to a customer in the Foster City boutique Friday.

From your closet to hers

Career Closet helps women dress for success
By Heather Murtagh

Could more than 100 residential units boost business for Burlingames downtown? Last year the, City Council asked for development proposals using city-owned parking lots. The hope was to boost revenue without losing parking. The top two choices, which will be discussed by the council Monday, propose bringing residential units and some business space into the Burlingame Avenue area. Last month, the council met in closed session with the two developers. On Monday, the public will

have the first chance to learn about the proposals while the council considers entering into negotiations with the selected developers Grosvenor and Michael E q u i t y Brownrigg Residential. Councilman Michael Brownrigg was quick to say this is the start of possible projects. We only have concepts, said Brownrigg, who explained the two

See HOUSING, Page 24

Chatter about the newest clothes to come in lled the room as women discussed their likes, the colors and who could really wear certain pieces well. The jovial conversation is what a shopper in any boutique would expect to hear but Career Closet in Foster City isnt a normal shopping environment. Started in 1992 in Santa Clara County, Career Closet is a small, volunteer-based nonprot dedicated to empowering women entering the working world with business-appropriate attire. Some clothes are given away for free to those who need it. Other clothes are

Teen imprisoned for fatal DUI crash

By Michelle Durand

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A South San Francisco teen whose multi-car crash while intoxicated killed his 17-year-old passenger nearly a year ago to the day was sentenced Friday to two years in prison on vehicular manslaughter and drunk driving charges. Sean Danniel Quintero, 19, pleaded no contest to the counts and

admitted causing great bodily injury in the Feb. 5, 2011 crash that threw Margaret Qaqish from the vehicle and left others with minor injuries. Sean Quintero

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Hiring surges in January; jobless rate falls to 8.3 percent

By Christopher S. Rugaber

WASHINGTON In a longawaited surge of hiring, companies added 243,000 jobs in January across the economy, up and down the pay scale and far more than just about anyone expected. Unemployment fell to 8.3 percent, the lowest in three years. The job growth was the fastest

since last March and April. Before that, the last month with stronger hiring, excluding months skewed by temporary census jobs, was Barack Obama March 2006. The unemployment rate came down by two

notches from December. It has fallen ve months in a row, the rst time that has happened since 1994, two economic booms and two recessions ago. The economy is growing stronger, President Barack Obama said. The recovery is speeding up. Indeed, the report Friday from the Labor Department seemed to rein-

Obama pushes for veterans jobs

By Kevin Freking

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WASHINGTON In an effort to cut the unemployment rate among veterans, President Barack Obama is calling for a new conservation program that would put vet-

erans to work rebuilding trails, roads and levees on public lands. The president also will seek more grant money for programs that allow local communities to hire more police ofcers and reghters.

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Thought for the Day

The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer,German theologian (1906-1945)

This Day in History


St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital was founded in Memphis, Tenn., by entertainer Danny Thomas.

In 1783, Britains King George III proclaimed a formal cessation of hostilities in the American Revolutionary War. In 1789, electors chose George Washington to be the rst president of the United States. In 1861, delegates from six southern states that had recently seceded from the Union met in Montgomery, Ala., to form the Confederate States of America. In 1932, New York Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt opened the Winter Olympic Games at Lake Placid. In 1941, the United Service Organizations (USO) came into existence. In 1962, a rare conjunction of the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn occurred. In 1972, Mariner 9, orbiting Mars, transmitted images of the red planet. In 1974, newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst was kidnapped in Berkeley by the Symbionese Liberation Army. In 1976, more than 23,000 people died when a severe earthquake struck Guatemala with a magnitude of 7.5, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. In 1982, President Ronald Reagan announced a plan to eliminate all medium-range nuclear missiles in Europe. In 1983, pop singer-musician Karen Carpenter died in Downey, Calif., at age 32. In 1987, pianist Liberace died at his Palm Springs, Calif., home at age 67. Ten years ago: President George W. Bush proposed a $2.13 trillion budget, including billions for ghting terrorism. The World Economic Forum concluded ve days of meetings in New York. Activists in Porto Alegre, Brazil, concluded their World Social Forum, held as a counter to the gathering in New York. Former Enron chairman and chief executive Kenneth Lay resigned from the board, cutting his last tie to the company beyond stock ownership.


Assemblyman Jerry Hill,D-San Mateo,shows off a Valentines Day card with Florence Berg Friday at the Magnolia Center in South San Francisco.The seniors at the center were making the cards for the servicemen and servicewomen of the 297th Area Support Medical Company from the California National Guard.The medical company is based in San Mateo.
Olympics to be held in their state because of the cost and pollution the games would bring. The 1976 Winter Olympics were held in Innsbruck, Austria. *** The Kangaroo Conservation Center in Dawsonville, Ga. has the largest of kangaroos outside of Australia. *** Hawaii is the worlds leading harvester of macadamia nuts. It takes 345 pounds of pressure to crack the outer shell of a macadamia nut. Thats why they are always sold shelled. *** The capitol building in Idaho is heated unlike any other capitol building in the country. It is heated by geothermal water. The hot water is tapped and pumped from a source 3,000 feet underground. *** Ray Kroc (1902-1984) opened the rst McDonalds in Des Plaines, Ill. in 1955. *** The state of Indiana has more miles of interstate highway per square mile than any other state and more major highways intersect in Indiana than in any other state. No wonder the state motto is Cross Roads of America. *** Actor Don Ameche (1908-1993) is buried in an unmarked grave in Dubuque, Iowa. Ameche starred as John Bickerson in the 1940s radio comedy series The Bickersons. He won an Oscar for his role in the 1985 movie Cocoon. *** The largest amount of gold stored anywhere in the world is in the underground vaults in Fort Knox, Ky. More than $6 billion worth of gold is kept there. *** The state bird of Louisiana is the pelican. The state ag pictures a pelican feeding its young, and a pelican is featured on the Louisiana State Seal. *** Ninety percent of the United States lobster supply is caught off the coast of Maine. The largest lobster ever caught in Maine measured 36 inches from nose to tail. *** Author Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was buried in the Westminster Cemetery in Maryland in 1875. The Pennies for Poe campaign has been ongoing since the 1870s. Visitors to the grave often leave pennies at the gravesite. The coins are collected and used to pay for upkeep of the cemetery. *** The largest mall in the United States is the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. Opened in 1992, the mall has 520 stores. *** Answer: California State Flower: Golden Poppy, State Bird: California Valley Quail, State Animal: Grizzly Bear (pictured on the state ag), State Motto: Eureka! (Greek word meaning I have found it), State Tree: California Redwood, State Insect: the California dogface buttery, State mineral: Gold.
Know It All is by Kerry McArdle. It runs in the weekend and Wednesday editions of the Daily Journal. Questions? Comments? Email or call 344-5200 ext. 114.


Boxer Oscar De La Former Vice Rock singer Alice Hoya is 39. President Dan Cooper is 64. Quayle is 65. Actor William Phipps is 90. Actor Conrad Bain is 89. Former Argentinian President Isabel Peron is 81. Comedian David Brenner is 76. Actor Gary Conway is 76. Movie director George A. Romero is 72. Rock musician John Steel (The Animals) is 71. Singer Florence LaRue (The Fifth Dimension) is 68. Actor Michael Beck is 63. Actress Lisa Eichhorn is 60. Football Hallof-Famer Lawrence Taylor is 53. Rock singer Tim Booth is 52. Rock musician Henry Bogdan is 51. Country singer Clint Black is 50. Rock musician Noodles (The Offspring) is 49. Country musician Dave Buchanan (Yankee Grey) is 46. Actress Gabrielle Anwar is 42. Actor Rob Corddry is 41. Singer David Garza is 41.
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Alabama is the only state that has all of the natural resources needed to make iron and steel. *** The rst settlement in Alaska was established by Russian whalers and fur traders in 1784. Alaska became the property of the United States in 1867 when U.S. Secretary of State William Seward paid Russia two cents per acre, a total of $.2 million, for the land. *** There are only two ways to get into the inner canyon of Arizonas Grand Canyon; hike in by mule, or raft in on the Colorado River. *** How well do you know the state of California? Can you name the state ower, bird, animal and motto? Youre really good if you know the state tree, insect and mineral. See answer at end. *** Colorado is the only state ever to turn down the Olympics. The 1976 Winter Olympics were to be held in Denver. However, a vote in 1972 showed that 59 percent of Coloradans did not want the

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arrest. He has already pleaded not guilty but criminal proceedings were put on hold after his attorney raised doubts about his mental state. The rst two doctors appointed returned differing opinions, leading to the tie-breaker report submitted Friday. Brian Prosecutors say Christensen Christensen approached the woman outside Chavez Supermarket on Nov. 2 where she was with her 2-year-old son and a 3year-old she was baby-sitting for a friend. Christensen reportedly grabbed the womans hair without warning, and asked if she had a problem, before latching onto one childs foot and trying to pull him from a carousel, according to the District Attorneys Ofce. The woman kicked the man, later identied as Christensen, and police reported he grabbed the childs potato chips and walked off. Redwood City police found Christensen nearby with the chips and arrested him after a struggle in which he spit at and tried to head butt an ofcer. He also rambled in a bizarre manner to the ofcers, according to the prosecution. Christensens criminal record includes misdemeanor convictions for battery and being under the inuence. He remains in custody in lieu of $100,000 pending a March 23 hospital placement hearing. spokeswoman Pat Lopes Harris said. NASAs Ames Research Center in Mountain View selected San Jose State psychology and human factors professor Kevin Jordan to lead a research project that will also involve Ames scientists, other faculty members and university graduate students.

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Suspected toddler attacker unfit for trial


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A man was arrested for taking a printer cartridge from a store on the 1600 block of El Camino Real in South San Francisco before 5:21 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12.

A 34-year-old transient accused of grabbing a womans ponytail and stealing a childs potato chips outside a Redwood City supermarket is mentally unt for trial, concluded two of three court-appointed doctors. The majority evaluations mean Brian Adam Christensen will be hospitalized at a state mental facility and treated rather than stand trial. Competency is a persons ability to aid in his or her own defense while sanity is the mental state at the time of a specic alleged crime. If hospital doctors ever find Christensen restored to competency, he will return to San Mateo County for prosecution of first-degree robbery, battery and resisting


Burglary. A bicycle was stolen from a storage unit on Meath Drive before 3:08 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28. Stolen vehicle. A vehicle was stolen on Beech Avenue before 10:27 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28. Stolen vehicle. A vehicle was stolen from the parking lot at the Caltrain Station on Dubuqe Avenue before 6:17 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27. Burglary. Copper wire was stolen and a rie was found in a warehouse at Seton on Michele Court before 12:39 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26. Patty theft. A locked bicycle was stolen on Grand Avenue before 7:12 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26. Grand theft. A laptop was stolen from Genentech Building 9 on Forbes Boulevard before 11:53 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25.

NASA gives San Jose State $73M for air traffic research
SAN JOSE NASA has awarded $73 million to San Jose State University to participate in research on how people interact with new technology that will be introduced during an

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the store security footage which shows the male leaving the store with the purse followed later by the woman. Some of the victims credit cards were later used in San Mateo, according to police. Anyone with information on this incident and/or these suspects is asked to call the Belmont Police Department at 595-7400 or the Belmont Police Crime Tip Line at 598-3000.


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Collision closes Belmonts Sixth Avenue

A portion of Sixth Avenue in downtown Belmont was closed Friday afternoon after a driver collided with a parked truck, ipping it on its side, according to police. At approximately 1:45 p.m., a 70year-old Belmont man was driving northbound on the 1000 block of Sixth Avenue when he experienced a medical problem. His car, a 2007 Toyota Camry, veered to the right and struck a 1995 Ford pickup truck parked at the curb. The driver was checked at the scene and released. Northbound Sixth Avenue, between Emmett and Ralston avenues, was closed for about one hour, according to police.

WASHINGTON Congressional opponents of Californias high-speed rail proposal are working to ensure that a new highway bill wont include more federal money for the project. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved legislation Friday that would authorize road, bridge and other transportation projects costing an estimated $260 billion over four-and-ahalf years. Part of the bill included an amendment from Rep. Jeff Denham, a California Republican. The amendment prevents any of the money from being used on the states proposed high-speed rail system. The amendment was approved strictly along a party-line vote with all GOP members of the committee supporting the measure and all Democratic members voting no. California plans to build a highspeed rail system that would extend from Anaheim to San Francisco at a cost of about $98 billion.


Police seek purse thieves

Belmont police are asking the public to help them identify two people accused of stealing a womans purse from her shopping cart at Safeway. The suspects are described as a black male and female, both between the ages of 25 and 45. The man is medium complected and of medium height, with a heavy build, a shaved or bald head and cleanshaven face. The woman had a dark complexion and medium height, is heavy set and her hair was pulled back in a bun, according to police. Police say on Jan. 13 a 79-yearold San Carlos was shopping at the store at 1100 El Camino in Belmont when sometime between 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. she walked away from her car to gather items and left her purse in the child seat portion. When she returned, her purse was gone, according to police. Police identied the culprits from

Police seek assault suspect

Redwood City police are seeking the publics help in locating a Hispanic male who assaulted three people with a knife early Friday morning before eeing in a white car. Police say at approximately 1:25 a.m., a ght broke out between several people in front of 851 Main St. One of the men pulled a knife and assaulted three men between the ages of 27 and 30, leaving them with head and neck wounds requiring hospitalization. The man ed in a white, four-door car described as possibly a Chevrolet Impala. The suspect is described as a 25year-old Hispanic male between 5 foot 10 inches and 5 foot 11 inches, wearing a black shirt and blue jeans. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Redwood City Police Department. Anonymous tips can

Elections office holds candidate seminars

The San Mateo County Elections Ofce will hold two candidate seminars for potential candidates running or considering a run for ofce in the upcoming June 5 presidential primary. The seminars are designed for candidates and their staff but are open to anyone interested in the

process. The Elections Ofce will also hold a data seminar for those wanting to learn more about obtaining voter data and its many uses Once the mechanics of running for ofce are understood, the ling process is no longer complicated, explained Mark Church, chief elections officer and assessor-county clerk-recorder, in a prepared statement. Topics covered will include campaign finance reports, the filing process, the calendar of applicable deadlines, required forms, candidate statements, voter registration guidelines, requirements for campaign signs and various election resources, rules and regulations for campaign activities and how to access and use voter registration data. The rst seminar is 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8 and the second is 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 16. Both will be at the Elections Ofce, 40 Tower Road, San Mateo. The data seminar is 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 in the same location. RSVPs are requested and can be done online at or contacting Candidate Filing Officer Meaghan Hassel Shearer at 312.5293 or



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Suspected drug dealer facing trial


A suspected methamphetamine dealer arrested after county law enforcement swarmed a suspected San Carlos drug house so squalid a building inspector deemed it uninhabitable will stand trial in May. Edward Joseph Alves, 47, of Redwood City, pleaded not guilty Friday morning to several felonies, including several drug charges, and was scheduled for a May 14 jury trial. Last month, he sped up the process by waiving a preliminary hearing on the evidence. Alves was one of three people arrested at the Greenwood Avenue home after police received several complaints last March about suspected drug dealing. Authorities found the three individuals in the home along with a 5year-old child, eight pit bulls and a signicant amount of animal waste. A San Carlos building inspector called to the scene condemned

the home. Soon after receiving tips about the home on the 1500 block of Greenwood Avenue, the San Mateo County Narcotics Task Force monitored the household and, between May and June 2011, an informant Edward Alves undercover arranged several covert buys of crystal methamphetamine from Sarah Jane DiLorenzo, according to the Sheriffs Ofce. At one sale, DiLorenzo told the informant her drug source had not arrived. Shortly after, Alves reportedly appeared and placed an item in a dresser. DiLorenzo retrieved the item and gave the informant the requested drugs. At another, DiLorenzos 5-year-old daughter was present at the sale.

On June 1, the informant asked for more methamphetamine and drug agents watching the home reported seeing Alves visit briey. The agents pulled Alves over and reported nding in his truck two ounces of methamphetamine. A search of the Sarah Greenwood Avenue home DiLorenzo turned up methamphetamine, packing materials, pay-owe sheets and sales paraphernalia. DiLorenzo, 25, pleaded no contest to felony methamphetamine sales and misdemeanor child endangerment charges in June in return for six months jail and three years supervised probation. Alves remains free from custody on a $80,000 bond.

Gov. Brown signs bill that will allow internal borrowing


SACRAMENTO Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will help the state avoid cash-flow problems this spring by allowing it to borrow from existing government funds. The governor on Friday announced he had signed SB95, which was passed this week by the Legislature. The cashmanagement bill ensures Jerry Brown that the state has enough money to operate until the bulk of its tax revenue arrives in the spring. It allows Controller John Chiang (CHUNG) to borrow $865 million from various internal accounts. projections based on tax revenue figures but those numbers are expected to change between now and the June budget hearings. The City Council meets 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6 at City Hall, 1017 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. The San Carlos Economic Development Advisory Commission will hold a study session on the citys postredevelopment economic options and give staff direction on possible next steps. The city will lose an annual $1.4 million to $1.6 million in net revenue with the dissolution of its RDA and the ongoing operating budgets for economic development, the Wheeler redevelopment project and branding/marketing initiatives are wiped out. EDAC meets 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6 at City Hall, Second Floor, Room 207, 600 Elm St., San Carlos.

Missing fishermans boat found off of Pillar Point


The Redwood City Council will consider an ordinance requiring developers to indemnify and defend the city if a third party challenges a project or the environmental determination. The provision exists in planning permit application forms but city staff want the requirement to be codified. The City Council will also hear a midyear general fund budget update and confirm budget study sessions on Monday, June 11 and Monday, June 28 followed by a budget resolution on Monday, June 25. The update will include the most recent

U.S. Coast Guard crews Friday morning found a vessel possibly associated with a recreational boater who did not return after leaving from Pillar Point Harbor on Wednesday but have yet to nd the missing man. The Coast Guard received a call on Thursday night from the son of Shau Tsu Wong, a 64-year-old San Ramon man who departed from the harbor near Half Moon Bay on a recreational trip on Wednesday, Petty Ofcer Pamela Boehland said. The son said that his father did not usually take night trips on his boat, a white 18-foot vessel with a red stripe on it and two outboard engines, Boehland said.

A capsized boat was found yesterday morning off of Pillar Point but Coast Guard ofcials are still waiting to conrm that it is the vessel belonging to Wong. The Coast Guard had initially launched a helicopter from its San Francisco station shortly before midnight but did not nd the boat or Wong. The helicopter crew returned to the station and then launched again at sunrise Friday, according to Boehland. Two boats from the Coast Guard, an 87-foot patrol boat and a lifeboat, have also participated in the search, Boehland said. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Wong is asked to call the Coast Guard at (415) 399-3530.

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tate Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, recently announced the availability of applications for the 201213 California Senate Fellows program. The program provides college graduates an opportunity to become full-time Senate staff at the state Capitol in Sacramento for 11 months beginning in October 2012. Fellows are assigned to the personal or committee staff of a Senator and also participate in academic seminars with Senators, senior staff, journalists, lobbyists and state government ofcials. The fellowship program is jointly operated by the California Senate and the Center for California Studies at Sacramento State University. Fellows are paid a stipend of $1,972 per month plus health, vision and dental benets. They earn six units of graduate credit from Sacramento State for the academic portion of the program. Fellows participate in a broad range of activities, including researching policy issues, developing legislative proposals, analyzing and stafng legislation, assisting with constituent inquiries and casework, participating in meetings as the senators representative and writing press releases and speeches. A ve-week orientation provides background on state government, the legislative process and major policy issues. Applicants must be at least 20 years of age and a graduate of a four-year college or university by Sept. 1. There is no preferred major. Individuals with advanced degrees and those in mid-career are encouraged to apply. Applications may be requested by calling the program ofce at (916) 278-6906. Applications and brochures are also available at and Applications are due Feb. 22. Eighteen Fellows will be selected in May after an initial screening of applications and a subsequent panel interview of nalists.
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Sister Dolores Marie Pardini

Sister Dolores Marie Pardini, SNDdeN, born June 11, 1938, died Jan. 28, 2012. A native of San Jose, and a Sister of Notre Dame for 51 years, Sr. Dolores Pardini died peacefully last week in Los Angeles, lovingly cared for by her Notre Dame community and family members. She had served in St. Columbkille and Nativity parishes for the past 28 years, the compassionate grandmother to the poor of that area. Sr. Dolores graduated from Notre Dame High School, San Jose; and College of Notre Dame, Belmont; entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1960, and received her MAT in Spanish from Stanford University. She taught at Notre Dame high schools in Belmont and Watsonville during the 1960s. Sr. Dolores was preceded in death by her parents, Elmo and Ernesta Pardini and her sister-in-law Lynn. She is survived by Loreene Pardini Giansiracusa of Los Gatos, Loretta Pardini (Sister Daniel Joseph, MM), Daniel Pardini of Chico, and Richard (Sharon) Pardini of San Jose. She will be deeply missed by former students, friends and parishioners in California, Hawaii and Alaska as well as her Sisters of Notre Dame. Mass celebrating Sr. Dolores life will be offered 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 12 at Notre Dame Province Center, 1520 Ralston Ave., Belmont, with interment 11 a.m. Feb. 13 at Santa Clara Mission Cemetery. Memorial donations may be

Robert Alvin Williamson

Robert Alvin Williamson, born Nov. 3, 1937, died Feb. 2, 2012 peacefully at his home in Millbrae after a four-year battle with lung cancer. He is survived by his wife of over 49 years, Angie, daughter Laura, son and daughter-in-law Ken and Rachel, and grandchildren Andrew and Emma Williamson. Bob was the brother and in-law to Harold and Genella, Donald and Maria Helena Williamson and Marvin and Virginia Bettencourt. Raised on a farm in Riverdale, Bob joined the Navy and served from 1955 to 1958. He moved to the Bay Area in 1960 and worked as an electrician with Local 617 for 40 years. Bob was an avid 49ers and Giants fan, and a wonderful man who will be greatly missed by all who knew him. A celebration of Bobs life will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at Chapel of the Highlands, 194 Millwood Drive in Millbrae. In lieu of owers, the family asks that donations be made to your favorite charity. As a public service, the Daily Journal prints obituaries of approximately 250 words or less with a photo one time on the date of the familys choosing. To submit obituaries, email information along with a jpeg photo to Free obituaries are edited for style, clarity, length and grammar. If you would like to have an obituary printed more than once, longer than 250 words or without editing, please submit an inquiry to our advertising department at

Norman Paul Parham Sr.

Norman Paul Parham Sr., age 84, resident of Woodside, died Feb. 2, 2012 at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City. Husband to Vienna Parham; father to Tami, Toni, Tracey (Dwight) Tori, Norman Jr. and Scott; grandfather to Ashley and Natalie; and great-grandfather to Gabriel and Nicolette; preceded in death by his rst wife Delores and son Rick. Norman graduated from Sequoia High School in 1946 and practiced real estate in San Mateo for more than 40 years. An avid collector of pins, Norman also enjoyed a good game of golf and loved to travel. Normans family would like to express their deep gratitude to Carolina and staff at A Family Affair Elder Care LLC. Though he is not physically with us today, he will always be in our hearts. As we say farewell we toast to Norman, and a life well lived. Friends may visit from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6 at Crippen & Flynn Woodside Chapel, 400 Woodside Road, Redwood City and are invited to attend a funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Crippen & Flynn Woodside Chapel with interment following at Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Los Altos. In lieu of flowers donations to A Family Affair Elder Care LLC, 817 Canyon Road,


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

A Skin in the Game

Kids Across 1. A fruit with fuzzy skin 3. The color of the skin of a russet potato 6. This animals trunk is so sensitive that it can tell if a fly lands on it 8. A lily pad jumper with cool, slimy skin 10. What you do to get the soap off of your hands after you wash them 11. Young animals whose skin is covered in wool 13. Damp, like your skin is after you run around outside on a hot day 15. If the water has made the skin on your fingertips wrinkly, youve been in the _____ too long 16. A male ______ has giant antlers and a dewlap, or large flap of skin, hanging beneath its throat 17. Hot tip: The first thing to do if you ____ your finger is to hold it under cool water 19. What youll likely be if you touch poison ivy Parents Down 1. Bananas slippery skin 2. Settlers coonskin garment 3. Trendy facial treatment 4. Dreaded, but temporary, growth that indicates one has a virus on hand 5. By the skin of ones teeth 7. Skin, in dermatological terms 9. Skins response to fear or cold (or R.L. Stines spine-tingling book series) 11. Aloe-intensive potion 12. Yummy mummy: A baby platypus drinks milk that oozes from the skin on its _______ stomach 13. Collagen-encased minced meat 14. An electrolysis machine is a hair removal _____ 15. Attribute that is as all but the shallowest know only skin deep 18. Spielbergs wrinkled movie star from another world (abbr.) Visit to join the KAPD family! 2/5/12

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Taliban leader sent letter to Obama

WASHINGTON Reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar wrote to President Barack Obama last year indicating an interest in talks key to ending the war in Afghanistan, current and former U.S. ofcials told the Associated Press. The letter purportedly from Omar was unsigned. It was passed through a Taliban intermediary in July and intended for the White House. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because the letter and its contents are part of sensitive diplomacy with a ghting force that still targets U.S. troops. The previously undisclosed communication was considered authentic by people who saw it, but skeptical administration ofcials said they cannot determine it actually came from Omar. The Obama administration did not directly respond to the letter, two ofcials said, although it has broadened contacts with Omars emissaries since then. Sources who described the letter did not disclose its precise contents, but one current and one former ofcial said it addressed Taliban willingness to build trust with the United States. One official said Omar complained that the United States had not done enough to establish good faith for negotiations, such as arranging the release of Taliban prisoners held in the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. An administration ofcial would say only that the message represented views consistent with what Taliban emissaries had been telling U.S. ofcials during the clandestine meetings. Those preliminary sessions opened the way for more formal talks that U.S. ofcials now publicly welcome. A direct message from Omar could be a strong signal that the Taliban movement is interested in negotiation at the highest levels. The Obama administration is trying to foster talks among the Taliban and the US.-backed government of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, but remains wary of Taliban motives.


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Santorum warns voters of countrys likely demise Hackers intercept FBI and Scotland Yard call
By Philip Elliott

LAKEWOOD, Colo. Rick Santorums campaign slogan could very well be one word: doomsday. To hear him tell it, the United States will collapse under the weight of its health care system and basic freedoms will be history. Iran will annihilate Israel and then South Carolina if Iran isnt blocked from building a nuclear weapon. And divorce will yield higher taxes for all Americans. Unless, of course, Republicans pick Santorum as the partys presi-

dential nominee and he goes on to defeat President Barack Obama. Go back and read what the sirens did once you arrived on that island, Santorum warned students at Colorado Christian University this week, invoking mythology. They devour you. They destroy you. They consume you. Ladies and gentleman we cannot listen to the siren song, he added. We cannot listen to President Obama and we cant listen to those in our party who want to be just a little bit less than what the Democrats and the left is doing to our country.

By Raphael Satter

LONDON Trading jokes and swapping leads, investigators from the FBI and Scotland Yard spent the conference call strategizing about how to bring down the hacking collective known as Anonymous, responsible for a string of embarrassing attacks across the Internet. Unfortunately for the cyber sleuths, the hackers were in on the call too and now so is the rest of the world. Anonymous published the roughly 15-minute-long recording of the call

on the Internet on Friday, gloating in a Twitter message that the FBI might be curious how were able to continuously read their internal comms for some time now. The humiliating coup exposed a vulnerability that might have had more serious consequences had someone else been listening in on the line. A law enforcement agency using unencrypted, unsecure communications is a major fumble, said Marcus Carey, who spent years securing communications for the U.S. National Security Agency before joining security-risk assessment rm Rapid7.

What if this event was talking about some terrorist plot to blow up something and they were listening in? It couldve been much worse if it was related to an al-Qaida plot or something ... So this is a lesson learned. The leak was one of a slew of Anonymous hacks that hit websites across the United States Friday, including in Boston, where the police site was defaced, and in Salt Lake City, where ofcials said that personal information of condential informants and tipsters had been compromised.



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General Motors and the federal government

The Post and Courier of Charleston, S.C.

Other voices
top as the worlds No. 1 automaker. He also hailed Chrysler for growing faster in the U.S. than any other car company and Ford for investing billions in U.S. plants and factories. The president left out the fact that Ford, unlike GM and Chrysler, took no help from a federal bailout that began under President George W. Bush. ... Nor did Obama mention those electric-powered Volt battery res, which werent revealed by the NHTSA until two months ago. Agency administrator David Strickland told a House oversight committee that his agency pulled no punches on the Volt, adding that he

ome House Republicans say the Obama administration cut General Motors self-serving slack on a safety hazard. Ofcials at the National Highway Trafc Safety Administration deny it. But even if the agency didnt shirk its regulatory duty on the Chevrolet Volt, with the federal government now owning more than a quarter of GM, the suspicion of a conict of interest is inevitable. President Barack Obama proudly pointed out in his State of the Union speech that while on the day I took ofce, our auto industry was on the verge of collapse, GM is now back on

would feel safe driving one with his mom, wife and baby sister as passengers. GM Chairman Daniel F. Akerson offered the panel this bitter lament: Although we loaded the Volt with state-of-the-art safety features, we did not engineer the Volt to be a political punching bag. Maybe Akerson and Strickland are right, and the Volt doesnt represent a higher re-safety risk that gas-run cars. But the NHTSAs ve-month delay in making those test res public does represent, at the least, troubling timing. And beyond the auto-safety issue, when big government owns a big chunk of a big business, theres a heightened risk of Washington playing marketplace favorites particularly in an election year.

Poster boy for the 1 percent

ts been noted, in the past 30 years, I havent been wrong in my predictions of who would win presidential elections. So how do I do it? I rst put into the equation that somewhere between 30 percent to 35 percent, unfailingly, vote straight tickets for either major party. That leaves from 35 percent to 40 percent who are independent, more politically aware and whose voting is capable of determining the results. The Tea Party movement has been more of a problem for the establishment Republicans than the Democrats because they are pushing the national party too far to the right for the independents. So, whats been happening is the Republican candidates in the presidential primaries have been impelled to cater more to extreme conservative voters for support. But the realistic ones know they will need to swing more to the center in the general election to prevail with the independents. Considering that although I still believe this will be an issue, rather than a personality-driven election the Republicans best bet is to nominate Mitt Romney. Voters may be down on Obama, personally, but they will be looking at the Republican nominee asking themselves: What is he planning to take away from my social safety net, privacy and public services? And, only a moderate is likely to prevail against those fears. Thats what I used to think. Now, Im not so sure. The dynamic may be reversing since the revival by his GOP primary competitors of his Bain Capital connections, the private equity rm he founded and ran from 1984 to 1999. Its been noted for getting rich by buying companies, breaking them up, selling some parts, driving some into bankruptcy and closing the rest, as well as the numbers of longtime employees he has sent out into the cold looking for new jobs, some at advanced ages. Bragging about his accomplishments there may backre on him. At Bain Capital, he seems to have joined the nancial buccaneers who thrived on the wild seas of false investor hopes during the economic bubble. The result has been leaving a trail of destruction, as they legally cannibalized struggling companies. Gov. Rick Perry of Texas even called this the epitome of vulture capitalism. And Newt Gingrichs Super PAC created a halfhour lm of heartbreaking interviews with workers who Bain Capital laid off. After his GOP opponents endlessly dredge it from the depths as they approach the Republican National Convention and the Democrats in the General Election pick it up as an issue, how will it play out with the voters? In his run against Ted Kennedy for the U.S. Senate in 1994, it didnt seem to be determinative as, in poll after poll, voters did not seem to resent, in fact they admired, those who had amassed great wealth, as long as it was done legally and honorably. But, this is another economic environment in which job losses are a prevailing fear. How will they feel about business conduct thats perfectly legal but appears to be ruthless toward employees? The middle class, now, seems to be looking for job creators, not job destroyers. Most voters are not sophisticated about high nance, so its easy for the conservative spin doctors to direct blame toward immigrants, African-Americans, welfare and food stamp recipients, the housing bubble and big government for all of our problems. But after Romney released his last years tax return showing sprawling international nancial interests, partly based in the Cayman Islands, some admittedly sheltered from U.S. taxation, voters may not be so forgiving. With an overall tax rate of only 13.9 percent, how does that square with Romneys paying a fair share of supporting our most vital government services, from the standing army to police, re and teacher services? Do patriots shelter their income from taxation in the United States? He who hopes to become president of the United States and leader of the free world, seems to be. Early warning signs: According to some television news reports, recent polling shows that favorable ratings among independents of 60 percent for Romney have swung to Obama in the one week since the release of Romneys 2011 tax return. *** The media is playing a distorting role in the Republican debates. It strings everything along as a dramatically developing narrative: Now hes on a roll! Now hes lost it! Thats nonsense! Gingrich won in South Carolina because he knew just the right kind of raw meat to throw to the local Confederacy-nostalgic voters, still carrying bigotry in their souls. He lost the southern part of Florida because its more urban and full of expatriate retirees from the North. There is no such thing as a roll. Each will win by catering to the lowest common denominator of dissatisfaction in each primary election state.
Keith Kreitman has been a resident of Foster City for 26 years. After degrees in political science and journalism and advanced studies in law, he retired after a 50-year business career in insurance, as a commodities options broker and with four major private corporations. His column appears in the weekend edition.

Letters to the editor

The commielabel
Editor, Reading the latest attacks on your columnist Keith Kreitman, I am torn between laughing at the stupidity, being sorry for the ignorant letter writers and worrying that Mr. Kreitman might take it personally. Instead of coming to his defense, I assumed Kreitman would do it better himself, if he even felt the need for a rebuttal. In The hazards of being a columnist (published in the Jan. 21-22 weekend edition of the Daily Journal), he does that and, as usual, he does it very well. However, I think he went too easy on those who use the tired old label commie, a favorite among Republicans and reminiscent of children calling each other names they neither understand nor know how to spell. If anything, such letter writers only manage to hang themselves out as intellectually challenged and unfamiliar with the function of dictionaries. Do they confuse the word commie with columnist? Or more likely with communion, holy or not? Look up the denition of Communism, read a little history and try to understand that the now fading Communism is just another religion, with the exception that Communisms dictatorial rule-making leaders are real and visible. In reality, there is very little difference between the extreme right and the extreme left. Both sides cater to a small elite at the expense of the masses, use religion to justify inequality to benet the few on top and thrive on a populace duped by a hollow ideology. There was so much unintentional humor in Mark Dercoles letter (Bias is ignorance published in the Jan. 28-29 weekend edition of the Daily Journal) about Keith Kreitmans columns that it was hard to stop laughing and write. Dercoles complaint that Kreitmans opinions are biased gee, is not that sort of a requirement? was roll-onthe-oor funny. After accusing Kreitman of ignoring facts, Dercole started making up some of his own, and he really got his hand caught in the kooky jar. For example, President Obama, who saved the U.S. auto industry and a million jobs, was accused by Dercole of destroying Delphi Automotive, the huge auto parts manufacturer, for political reasons. Oops. Delphi, which declared bankruptcy in 2,005 under Bush, came out of bankruptcy in 2009 under Obama, took advantage of the improving economy to do an IPO in November and, just this week, Delphi announced they tripled prots on fourthquarter revenue of $3.9 billion and annual revenue of $16 billion, up 16 percent over 2010. Not bad for a destroyed company. It is hilarious that the one company Dercole picked to make his case turned out to be a shining tribute to the Obama recovery. Dercole also accuses Obama of killing tens of thousands of construction jobs by not yet approving the Keystone pipeline. Oops again. The builder of the pipeline, TransCanada, told the State Department the project would create just 4,650 temporary jobs. With typical conservative frothing, Dercole accuses liberals of being ignorant and brainwashed. A little fact-checking reveals Dercole tarring himself with his own brush and greatly entertaining the rest of us in the process.

Response to Brady advocating for former coachs kidney

Editor, Your story (Tom Brady advocating for former coachs kidney published in the Jan. 27 edition of the Daily Journal) about Tom Martinez and organ donation highlighted the tragic shortage of human organs for transplant operations. There are now over 112,000 people on the National Transplant Waiting List, with over 50 percent of these people dying before they get a transplant. Most of these deaths are needless. Americans bury or cremate 20,000 transplantable organs every year. There is a simple way to put a big dent in the organ shortage give donated organs rst to people who have agreed to donate their own organs when they die. Giving organs rst to organ donors will convince more people to register as organ donors. It will also make the organ allocation system fairer. Everyone who is willing to receive should be willing to give. Anyone who wants to donate their organs to others who have agreed to donate theirs can join LifeSharers. LifeSharers is a nonprot network of organ donors who agree to offer their organs rst to other organ donors when they die. Membership is free at or by calling (888) ORGAN88. There is no age limit, parents can enroll their minor children and no one is excluded due to any pre-existing medical condition. LifeSharers has over 14,900 members as of this writing, including 1,783 members in California.

Jorg Aadahl San Mateo

Dercoles unintentional humor


Mike Gaynes Moss Beach

David Undis Nashville, Tenn. The author of this letter is the director of LifeSharers.
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Dow 12,862.23 +1.23% 10-Yr Bond 1.949 +6.79% Nasdaq 2,905.66 +1.61% Oil (per barrel) 98.40 S&P 500 1,344.90 +1.46% Gold 1,744.80

Jobs report lifts Dow

By Matthew Craft

Wall Street
matters right now, and that variable is employment, said Lawrence Creatura, an equity portfolio manager at Federated Investors. This report was great news. It was beyond all expectations, literally. The number was higher than even the highest forecast. The Standard & Poors 500 index added 19.36 points, or 1.3 percent, to 1,344.90, its highest close since last July. The S&P 500 surged 2.2 percent for the week, its fth straight week of gains. Thats the longest weekly winning stretch since January of 2011. James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, said the jobs report seems to be evidence that the U.S. economy isnt as vulnerable to a shock from Europe as many had feared. If thats true, then investors should be willing to pay more for stocks. More evidence that the economy is gaining strength followed the jobs report. A trade group said the service industry expanded at the fastest pace since last February. The government also said factory orders rose 1.1 percent in December, supported by a rebound in orders for heavy machinery. Bank of America led the 30 stocks in the Dow, rising 5.2 percent. Only two stocks were lower: Merck and Procter & Gamble.

Big movers
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Tyson Foods Inc.,up 76 cents at $19.38 The meat companys scal rst-quarter prot fell from last year, but it said that meat prices and revenue should rise this year. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Co., up $1.90 at $30.59 Jefferies kept its Buy rating on the cruise company saying that any negative effects from an Italian cruise crash will be short lived. BB&T Corp.,up $1.10 at $29.12 The regional bank said that it will acquire the insurance businesses of privately held Crump Group Inc.for $570 million in cash. Weyerhaeuser Co.,up $1.16 at $21.30 The lumber and real estate companys fourthquarter net income fell 62 percent,but its results topped Wall Street expectations. Nasdaq Peets Coffee & Tea Inc.,up $5.15 at $67.24 A Baird analyst upgraded the coffee companys stock saying that it is set for a sharp jump in earnings growth in 2012 and 2013. Digital River Inc.,up $1.15 at $17.89 The online commerce technology company said that its fourth-quarter net income fell,but its results beat Wall Street expectations. Take-Two Interactive Software Inc.,up 48 cents at $16.20 The publisher of the Grand Theft Auto video games posted a drop in third-quarter revenue, but promised a stronger slate of games. Gilead Sciences Inc.,up $5.39 at $54.70 The biopharmaceutical companys prot grew 6 percent in the fourth quarter on greater sales of its HIV drugs including Atripla.It also reported further progress of GS-7977, a newly acquired hepatitis C treatment still in clinical testing.

NEW YORK A drop in the unemployment rate to its lowest level in three years propelled the Dow Jones industrial average Friday to its highest close since May 2008, before the nancial meltdown later that year. The Nasdaq composite index hit an 11-year high. The Dow jumped 156.82 points to 12,862.23, its highest mark since May 19, 2008, about four months before Lehman Brothers investment bank collapsed. In May 2008, credit markets were tightening up, subprime mortgages were going sour and Bear Stears had already collapsed. Before the market opened, the Labor Department said the economy added 243,000 jobs in January. It was the strongest job growth in nine months. The increase in hiring pushed the unemployment rate down to 8.3 percent, the lowest since February 2009. The surprising data gave financial markets a morning jolt that lasted throughout the trading day. The Nasdaq index closed 45.98 points higher at 2,905.66, its highest since December 2000, during the steep decline that followed the dot-com stock bubble. The price of ultra-safe Treasury notes dropped, sending yields higher, and the price of oil rose for the rst time in a week. In this economy, only one variable

HP awards new CEO Whitman with $16.5M

By Michael Liedtke

Business briefs
Micron CEO dies in plane crash
BOISE, Idaho A small experimental plane piloted by the chief executive and chairman of Micron Technology Inc. crashed after take-off Friday at the Boise airport, killing the head of the Idaho memory chip maker who survived a similar crash eight years ago. Steve Appleton, a professional stunt pilot and former motor cross racer, was the only person aboard the plane when witnesses said it steeply banked, stalled and rolled to the ground, according to Zoe Keliher, air safety investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board. It was the aircrafts second take-off attempt for the morning. Appletons death was conrmed by Micron spokesman Dan Fransicso, and trading in the companys stock was halted. The companys shares have traded between $3.97 and $11.95 over the past year, and shares were up 23 cents at $7.95 Friday before the announcement. Steves passion and energy left an indelible mark on Micron, the Idaho community and the technology industry at large, Microns board of directors said in a prepared statement.

SAN FRANCISCO HewlettPackard Co. ushered in Meg Whitman as its CEO with a $16.5 million compensation package that hinges on the one-time politicians ability to lift the stumbling technology companys stock price during the next two years. Last years pay consists almost entirely of 1.9 million stock options valued at $16.1 million, according to documents led Friday. Whether Whitman ever gets an opportunity to cash in most the options will depend on whether HPs market value rises substantially from its depressed level when HP red her predecessor, Leo Apotheker, as CEO last September. HP disclosed Whitman would be getting the stock options shortly after her

hiring, but didnt specify their value at that time. The company, which is based in Palo Alto, also had previously disclosed Whitmans salary would be limited to $1 while she tries to rebuild the momentum that HP lost after ousting Mark Hurd as its CEO in a titillating scandal in 2010. Apotheker fared even better than Whitman, partly because of a severance package that paid him more than $12 million in cash and allowed him to keep most of the stock awards that he got while he was CEO. Including the salary and perks that Apotheker received while he was still HPs CEO, his 2011 compensation package was valued at $26.7 million. That gure excludes a $3.7 million stock incentive that HP canceled as part of Apothekers severance agreement.

If Whitman succeeds in her mission at HP, she could use the windfall from the stock options to offset her losses from her unsuccessful attempt to become Californias governor in 2010. During that campaign as the Republican nominee, she spent more than $140 million of her own money. Before entering the political arena, Whitman was best known as the CEO of eBay Inc. during the dot-com boom. She did so well there that she was a billionaire by the time she left the e-commerce company in 2008. HP faces challenges on multiple fronts. Its personal computer division is trying to adapt to consumers growing preference for tablet and other mobile devices. Meanwhile, its operations that sell servers and consulting services to big companies locked in a erce battle with IBM Corp. and Oracle Corp.

House ready to consider insider trading ban

By Larry Margasak

Apple, Motorola in patent struggle in Germany

FRANKFURT, Germany Apple Inc. has temporarily blocked Motorola Mobilitys attempt to have it withdraw several iPhone and iPad models from its Internet store in Germany, the latest twist in an extended legal duel over patents between the companies. The sale of the devices was briefly halted after Libertyville, Ill.-based Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. enforced a ruling it won against Ireland-based Apple Sales International Inc., from a court in Mannheim, Germany. The court had earlier ruled that Apple should not be using Motorolas mobile technology in the devices without a license. Motorola Mobility moved to enforce the decision and Apple announced Thursday it was halting online sales. A few hours later, Apple said it had won a suspension from an appeals court in Karlsruhe.

WASHINGTON Legislation that would ban insider trading by lawmakers and thousands of executive branch ofcials headed for what could be a more contentious debate in the House after sailing through the Senate on a 96-3 vote. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., repeated Friday that he plans to take the measure to the House oor next week for debate and vote, adding that we are currently reviewing the actions the Senate took on that bill and we intend to strengthen that bill. Cantor said Friday it was the Republican intention to get a bill to the

presidents desk as quickly as possible so that there is no misunderstanding on the part of the people here that they can trust this institution and the members. He dismissed Democratic requests that the House consider a similar longstanding Democratic measure, sponsored by Reps. Louise Slaughter of New York and Tim Walz of Minnesota, saying it would weaken the Senate bill. Walz, in turn, said his bill had 282 sponsors and implored Cantor and Speaker John Boehner, dont write something behind closed doors and dont do something that cant pass the Senate. In a rare display of bipartisanship, the Senate rallied around the measure that both bans insider trading and takes a step

toward restoring the tarnished image of lawmakers. It remains to be seen whether the House will do the same. President Barack Obama, who urged Congress to act on the legislation during his State of the Union addressed, repeated that he was ready to sign it immediately. No one should be able to trade stocks based on nonpublic information gleaned on Capitol Hill, the president said. So Im pleased the Senate took bipartisan action to pass the STOCK Act. I urge the House of Representatives to pass this bill, and I will sign it right away. Obama said still more ethics restrictions were needed, like prohibiting elected ofcials from owning stocks in industries they impact.

FDA confirms fungicide in orange juice


WASHINGTON The Food and Drug Administration says it has conrmed low levels of an illegal fungicide in orange juice samples taken from Florida manufacturers.

The FDA says the fungicide is far below dangerous levels, the juice is safe to drink and the orange juice wont be recalled from stores or destroyed. The juice tested was mixed with product from Brazil, where the fungicide carbendazim is used.

The government is testing for the chemical in domestic orange juice and in imports because carbendazim is not approved for use on oranges in the United States. It is used in other countries, including Brazil, to combat mold on orange trees.

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Tom or Eli: Whos best?

By Jim Litke

INDIANAPOLIS He was always being compared to someone. Thats what happens when youre the youngest son of a great quarterback and the baby brother of an even better one. It wasnt until he compared himself to Tom Brady, though, that people began taking Eli Manning seriously. That was in August, when Manning was asked whether he considered himself an elite quarterback like Brady. Manning said simply that he belonged in that class. But in New York, where blowing things out of proportion is practically a civic duty, even most Giants fans regarded it as heresy at the time. By Sunday night, it could be fact. So ready or not, its time for the other Manning vs. Brady, Part II. Both are back in Sundays Super Bowl, four years after they rst clashed, each with plenty still to prove. Its not my job to list quarterbacks, Manning said this week. Hes obviously a future Hall of Famer. Yet Brady has looked like anything but that in his last 11 postseason games, posting a 6-5 mark, including a 2008 Super Bowl loss to Manning and the Giants. For most of those, hes been knocked around a lot, picked off more than usual and tagged with a quarterback rating that wouldnt qualify as a low-grade fever. Measured against the nearly impossible standard that Brady set at the start of his career 10 straight postseason wins and three Super Bowl titles merely average would be a more accurate description. Perception still lags behind that reality, in no small part because everything else about Brady still

Carlmont keeps cool in victory

By Nathan Mollat


With only the top three teams in the Peninsula Athletic Bay Division boys soccer standings automatically qualifying for the Central Coast Section tournament, the playoffs began Friday for Burlingame and Carlmont. The Panthers took on the Scots in Belmont with Burlingame in fourth place in the standings and Carlmont just a point behind. The Scots, however, leap-frogged the Panthers with a 2-0 win. Carlmonts Justin Harpster scored in the opening minute and sealed the victory in the nal minutes with his second goal of the game. This is huge. We moved ahead of Burlingame into fourth place, Harpster said of the win. Usually, were the ones to get scored on in the rst minute. With the pressure of making a nal push to qualify for the postseason, there was a denite playoff vibe during the game. On top of that, the Burlingame-Carlmont soccer rivalry is arguably the most erce on the Peninsula. Friday, it was Burlingame that lost it cool, picking up four yellow cards and a straight red card ejection in the 57th minute. Carlmont was hardly angelic as the Scots amassed three yellow cards of their own. There will denitely be more cards, ejections and possible suspensions coming as the teams came to blows in the middle of the eld when the nal whistle blew at least three minutes early. Players from both teams were seen throwing punches and the ofciating crew said they will le a report with the PAL commissioner and it will be up to him to decide any further punishment. The last game (we played against Burlingame) was a little heated at the end, Harpster said, adding there was a lot of trash talking going during the Panthers 2-1 win Jan. 11. (Its a heated rivalry) always. Every single year, said Carlmont coach Jodi Beloff. At

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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, top, and Giants signal-caller Eli Manning, above, have established themselves among the NFL elite.Whoever is better Sunday,will probably win the Super Bowl.

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Burlingame avenges loss to M-A in overtime

By Julio Lara

A complete effort in basketball consists of 32 minutes and during the 2011-2012 season,

32 minutes is what Marvin Lui has asked of the Burlingame girls basketball team. Friday night against Menlo-Atherton, the Panthers gave their coach 36. You wouldnt be able to tell by the effort on the court that the Bears and the Panthers have

struggled in the 2012 season coming into Fridays game, the teams were a combined 79 in Peninsula Athletic League play. And in a tale of two halves, it was the Panthers who had just a little more in the proverbial tank, pulling out a 49-47 win in

overtime to avenge a 37-33 loss to the Bears earlier in the season. Weve overcome a lot this year, Lui said. Weve had a lot of challenges and obstacles

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CSM falls to Sierra in season opener

By Julio Lara

College of San Mateo manager Doug Williams will be the rst to tell you that his baseball teams rst bite at competition in the 2012 season left his those in white and blue with a bitter taste. When you play a good team, and Sierra is a top team in the north, it can happen, Williams said, referring the Bulldogs less-than stellar start to the new year. Right now, its just one game and it certainly doesnt determine who we are. Its not that CSM expected to run the table from wire to wire in 2012, but pitching was their downfall in Fridays 8-4 loss to Sierra College. I thought we played fairly well, Williams said. We paid for a big inning in the sixth with that fourspot and thats really what determined the game. We got ourselves in trouble with a couple of walks in that inning we walked a guy three times and the guy behind him got four hits. So, those things hurt and came back to bite us a little bit. That four-run sixth was the game changer. San Mateo trailed Sierra 32 at that point after squandering some opportunities early in the game. The Bulldogs left three on in the rst inning after Sierra handed them a two-on, nobody out situation. Prior to Jarrett Costa taking his cuts, Sierras Ryan Millison gift-wrapped the games rst run for CSM, throw-

...its just one game and it certainly doesnt determine who we are.
Doug Williams,College of San Mateo manger

ing a bunt attempt into right eld that plated Brandon Defazio. Costa grounded to third and after a Trevin Craig walk to load the bases, Chris Kileen struck out and Mark Hurley ew out to right to end the inning at only 1-0. Sierra got the run back against Daniel Chavez in the second with Brad Gerig doubling to left-centereld. The two-bagger was the rst of a huge afternoon for Gerig, who, as Williams mentioned, made the Bulldogs pay time and again for walking men in front of his at-bats. CSM regained the lead in the second only to give it back in the fourth when Gerig tripled to right-centereld plating a pair of teammates putting Sierra on top 3-2. It was a lead they would not give back. And that was due in large part to the pitching effort of Bryson Dymond. Dymond came in during the fourth inning and shut the door on the Bulldogs. Not overpowering with his pitches, Dymond used a bit of a slurve and spotted his fastball well to keep CSM off-balanced. Sierra is a good team and that left hander that came out was as good as anybody out there today, Williams said. His tempo was very good. He was throwing three pitch-

es for strikes in any count. It was tough for our hitters to adjust. Sierra gured out CSM pitching in the sixth, aided by a pair of walks and an error. Two men walked in front of Gerig to begin the inning and one more time the outelder made the Bulldogs pay the price, doubling down the third base line for his third extra-base hit of the afternoon. Hed score two batters later on an error and that mistake would come in on a Brady Steiger single to right to make it 7-2. Sierra added another run in the eighth and pulled Dymond after he got a 1-6-3 double play to end the CSM half of the frame. The Bulldogs scored twice in the ninth, with Joseph Armstrong tripling to begin the inning. Hed scored on a Defazio single and Bo Walter plated him home a couple of batters later. Its early, Williams said. Its a good gauge for us. Weve been inter-squading since the middle of November and now you see another opponent and realize the level you have to get it up to. We competed at the end there, so Im proud of the guys for doing that. We have to get better. The best thing about that is that well be out here tomorrow to try and get the bad taste our of our mouth.


CSM starter Danny Chavez res a pitch in Fridays 8-4 loss to Sierra College.Sierra made CSM pitchers pay all day,cashing in on a slew of walks.

All charges dropped,investigation ended against Armstrong

By Greg Risling

LOS ANGELES The case against Lance Armstrong is closed. His legacy as a seven-time Tour de France champion endures. Federal prosecutors dropped their investigation of Armstrong on Friday, ending a nearly two-year effort aimed at determining whether the worlds most famous cyclist and his teammates joined in a doping program during his greatest years. Armstrong steadfastly has denied he doped during his unparalleled career, but the possibility of criminal charges threatened to stain not only his accomplishments, but his cancer charity work as well. Instead, another attempt to prove a star athlete used performance-enhancing drugs has fallen short, despite years of evidence gathering across two continents. I am gratied to learn that the U.S. Attorneys Ofce is closing its investigation, Armstrong said in a statement. It is the right decision and I commend them for reaching it. I look forward to continuing my life as a father, a competitor, and an advocate in the ght against cancer without this distraction.

The probe, anchored in Los Angeles where a grand jury was presented evidence by federal prosecutors and heard testimony f r o m A r m s t r o n g s Lance former teamArmstrong mates and associates, began with a separate investigation of Rock Racing, a cycling team owned by fashion entrepreneur Michael Ball. U.S. Attorney Andri Birotte Jr. announced in a press release that his ofce is closing an investigation into allegations of federal criminal conduct by members and associates of a professional bicycle racing team owned in part by Lance Armstrong. He didnt disclose the reason for the decision, though Birotte has used discretion in pursing high-profile criminal cases before. Last February, his ofce closed an investigation of mortgage giant Countrywide Financial Corp. The pronouncement comes after a pair of less-than-successful cases against top sports gures accused of doping. Home run king Barry Bonds

was found guilty of obstruction of justice and sentenced in December to 30 days home detention a conviction hes appealing but prosecutors were unable to convince a jury he lied about using steroids. Roger Clemens steroid trial is slated for April 17 after a judge declared a mistrial last summer when prosecutors showed jurors inadmissible evidence. Investigators looked at whether a doping program was established for Armstrongs team while, at least part of the time, it received government sponsorship from the U.S. Postal Service. Authorities also examined whether Armstrong encouraged or facilitated doping on the team. He won the Tour de France every year from 1999-2005. The hurdle for prosecutors wasnt so much to prove whether any particular cyclist used drugs, but to determine if Armstrong and other team members violated federal conspiracy, fraud or racketeering charges. Unlike Bonds and Clemens, who testied before a federal grand jury and Congress, respectively, and were accused of lying under oath, Armstrong was not questioned in front of the grand jury. Betsy Andreu, who with her hus-

band and former Armstrong teammate, Frank, accused the cycling champion of doping, said she was shocked by Birottes decision. Our legal system failed us, she said. This is what happens when you have a lot of money and you can buy attorneys who have people in high places in the Department of Justice. Led by federal agent Jeff Novitzky, who also investigated Bonds and Clemens, U.S. authorities sought assistance overseas, requesting urine samples of U.S. Postal riders from Frances antidoping agency and also meeting with ofcials from Belgium, Spain and Italy. Prosecutors also subpoenaed Armstrong supporters and ex-teammates to testify in Los Angeles. Among them were Ukrainian cyclist Yaroslav Popovych, who rode on three Armstrong teams dating back to 2005; Allen Lim, an exercise physiologist for Team Radioshack; and longtime Armstrong friend Stephanie McIlvain. The investigation began after Novitzky was told about a cache of PEDs found by a landlord in the vacated apartment of Kyle Leogrande, a cyclist who rode for

Rock Racing and had a doping ban, according to several people familiar with the case. The case also was spurred by disgraced cyclist Floyd Landis, who claims Armstrong had a long-running doping system in place while they were teammates. Landis, who was stripped of the 2006 Tour de France title for drug use, acknowledged in 2010 he used performanceenhancing drugs after years of denying he cheated. One of the most serious accusations came during a 60 Minutes interview last May when former teammate Tyler Hamilton said he saw Armstrong use EPO during the 1999 Tour de France and in preparation for the 2000 and 2001 tours. The report also said Armstrong loyalist George Hincapie, another ex-teammate, told federal authorities that he and Armstrong supplied each other with PEDs and discussed them. Hincapie released a statement after the segment aired, saying he did not speak with the show and didnt know where it got its information. U.S. anti-doping officials said Friday they will not be dissuaded by the governments decision to close the Armstrong probe.






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NFLs ratings,revenue,popularity growing

By Howard Fendrich

INDIANAPOLIS Less than a year ago, Tom Brady, Logan Mankins, Osi Umenyiora and seven other players led an antitrust suit against the NFL, a key moment in a convoluted and contentious labor dispute between the union and league that threatened to cut short or even wipe out the 2011 season. On Sunday, Brady and Mankins of the New England Patriots and Umenyiora of the New York Giants will play in a Super Bowl that might very well draw more viewers than any TV show in history. What lockout? What recession? Nothing, it seems, can get in the way of the NFL, whose ratings and revenues climb and climb, no matter what. Indeed, some say both those issues managed to push even more attention and money the leagues way. Put simply, the NFL has the Midas Touch. The uncertainty of the lockout Will it be settled? When will the deal come? Will it happen? created a sense of anticipation for the new season. It fed into the publics aware-

They (fans) talk about it Tuesday,Wednesday and Thursday,and they watch it on Sunday.
Neal Pilson,former president of CBS Sports

ness of the NFL. Even the concussion stories helped, because the public has become aware of the issue and is watching games to see how the rules are enforced, to see how the game changes, said Neal Pilson, a former president of CBS Sports who now runs a media consulting rm. They talk about it Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and they watch it on Sunday, Pilson said. The more separate issues related to the NFL that become part of the public discourse feed into the audiences. NFL games accounted for 23 of the 25 most-watched telecasts last fall, and a total of 37 games drew at least 20 million viewers each. That, Pilson says, is at least in part a result of the countrys nancial state. After all, whats cheaper than plopping down on the couch to watch a game? Oden hasnt appeared in a game for the Blazers in two years. He also underwent surgery for a fractured kneecap in late 2009, then early last season he had microfracture surgery on his left knee. The latest procedure took place Friday afternoon in Vail, Colo. The Blazers said Greg Oden it was successful and that Oden remains out indenitely. It was expected that he might be able to play for the Blazers this season, but a checkup before the start of training camp in December reportedly revealed concerns about a non-weight-bearing ligament in the left knee, further setting back his rehabilitation.

Sports is, to a certain extent, recessionproof. You can see a sports event 10 different ways: on television, on your laptop, on your iPad, on your mobile phone, in bars and restaurants, in airports. Theres no other entertainment property that is so ubiquitous, Pilson said. When the economy went south, guess what? Americans stayed home, made a single investment in hi-denition television and watched sports. And what they watch more than anything is the NFL. The last two Super Bowls were the two most-viewed programs in U.S. television history. NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus is eager to see how many people tune in for his networks broadcast of Sundays championship game between the Patriots and Giants. Its a rematch of the 2008 Super Bowl, when Eli Manning led New York to an upset that

ruined New Englands bid for a perfect season. Were optimistic this has a chance to be the largest TV audience ever, Lazarus said. This is a great rivalry game, with two of the most prolic franchises. They come with big markets. And theyre both Eastern markets. Lazarus noted that a Super Bowl provides a great platform for immediate revenue to the tune of an average price of $3.5 million per 30-second commercial and for showcasing the network. The NFL knows that, of course, and pulls in big bucks from broadcasters, on top of the money collected from deals with partners such as Nike and Pepsi, along with ticket sales, merchandise and local sponsorships. NBC, CBS and Fox recently renewed their NFL contracts through the 2022 season, with annual bumps in rights fees that will bring the total revenue generated by those deals from nearly $2 billion per year to more than $3 billion. In September, ESPN kept Monday Night Football through the 2021 season, increasing its annual payments from $1.1 billion to $1.9 billion.

Sports brief
Blazers Oden undergoes another knee procedure
PORTLAND, Ore. Trail Blazers center Greg Oden underwent an arthroscopic procedure to remove debris from his right knee, his fourth surgery since Portland selected him with the No. 1 pick in the 2007 draft, the team said. The often-injured 7-footer had microfracture surgery on the same knee before the start of his rookie season, forcing him to postpone his NBA debut for a year. Since then, Oden has appeared in just 82 career games for the Blazers, averaging 9.4 points and 7.3 rebounds.


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the rst team, Hoyer said. And just about every practice, whether its a steamy day in training camp or a short walk-through after watching lm, he runs out there, grabs me and says something like, Get the hell out of here! only its not always even that nice. ... Everybody outside this team looks at him and thinks pretty-boy QB. But Tom doesnt try hiding it from us, Hoyer said. Hes a killer. Manning, too, shares that trait and has been honing it for nearly as long. Like Brady, he was the baby of the family and quickly learned he could get his way by being demanding one moment and wheedling the next. Like his father, Archie, the longtime Saints quarterback, and older brother Peyton, who almost single-handedly vaulted the Colts to the top of the NFL heap, Eli burned to win all the time, too. But he wasnt above playing the trump card his mother, Olivia. He would pin me down, Eli, now 31, recalled growing up with Peyton, and take his knuckles and knock on my chest and make me name the 12 schools in the SEC. I didnt know them all at the time, but I quickly learned them. ... I dont suggest anyone else try it out, but it denitely made me learn the schools of Their poor shooting allowed the Bears to take a nine-point halftime decit and completely erase it come the latter part of the fourth quarter. Up until then, Burlingame was much more efcient from the eld than M-A. The Panthers got to the free throw line early in the game and rode a 5-of-5 tilt to a 14-10 lead after one quarter of basketball. They then took advantage of a 2-of-15 shooting performance in the second frame by the Bears to build that nine-point lead going into recess. Burlingames Lauren Rally scored 10 points in the rst half. the SEC. Once I gured those out, he moved on. There were 28 teams in the NFL at that point, so all teams in the NFL. I had to get my studying on for that. Then once I gured that out, the one I never got was the 10 brands of cigarettes. When he really wanted to torture me and knew I had no shot of ever getting it, he added, thats when I just started screaming for my mom or dad to come save me. Contrast that with the story Brady told about growing up with three older sisters. I didnt have to share clothes. I didnt have to ght over the bathroom. They were pretty easy on me. They dressed me up a few times in their clothes and painted my nails once, but it was nice, Brady said without a shred of embarrassment. Theyd bring all of their girlfriends over to the house. It was pretty cool. Brady is as smooth on the eld as away from it. He had success almost from the moment he slipped into the starting lineup in New England in the second game of the 2001, an opportunity that came after front-liner Drew Bledsoe suffered a sheared blood vessel in his chest following a hit from the Jets Mo Lewis. In a sense, Brady was still seething about being platooned with Drew Henson during his But things changed quickly for Rally and the Panthers come the third quarter. M-As Courtnie Roache could not be stopped in the third, scoring 10 of the Bears 11 points in the frame on 4-of-4 shooting. Meanwhile, the Panthers were 2-of-14 from the oor. They did a better job of spacing us out, Lui said of the change. Early on, we tried to measure them man-to-man. They did a good job of adjusting. The nine-point advantage was down to ve come the fourth. Burlingame clung to the lead until the 2:42 mark when Emma Heath knocked down a pair


nal season at Michigan and falling all the way to the sixth round No. 199 in the 2000 NFL draft. Once he got the job, Brady wasnt going to let go. Manning, on the other hand, was drafted No. 1 overall in 2004 by the Chargers. They promptly traded him to the Giants for quarterback Philip Rivers, the No. 4 pick, a swap that rumor had it was engineered by Archie. Either way, Manning arrived to much fanfare and not a little resentment. Kurt Warner, a Super Bowl winner in St. Louis a few years earlier, was New Yorks starter at the time, but even he didnt envy Manning the situation he walked into. Hes got the name to live up to, the way he wound up there, and hes in New York, where you can be the best thing since sliced bread the rst quarter, and the worst thing to ever walk the earth by the second, said Warner, who started that season 5-4 before giving way to Manning. He won maybe once the rest of the way, but you couldnt tell that by looking at him after any one game. What you did see was his resolve, his consistency and that didnt change, Warner said. I cant say from a football standpoint I saw a whole lot else. of free throws to tie things up at 39. Theyd be even again at 41 and with 24 second left, Sierra Sheepers bucket and a foul, following a big 3 by Rally, made it 44-all with three seconds left. The game went into OT. In the bonus period, Burlingame forced four M-A turnovers with Sarah Gogarty knocking down a big basket for the Panthers. M-A got within two points on a Katherine Hayse 3-pointer, but her game-winning attempt from beyond the arc was partially blocked to preserve the W for the Panthers. The victory draws Burlingame to 4-4 in PAL play. M-A is now 2-6.

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screams winner. Now 34, he is still boyishly handsome, still as charming as ever, still the most sought-after endorser and the one athlete even his peers would kill to be. He returns home every night with two sons to look after and a supermodel wife. Yet those who know Brady have long marveled at how well he hides a competitive streak even Michael Jordan would admire. And despite outward appearances, they wonder how Brady is managing it now, coming up short of his ultimate goal every season since 2005, after winning three in four years. Patriots backup quarterback Brian Hoyer ticked off a laundry list of things hes been studying in the three seasons hes sat behind Brady: mechanics, poise, and attention to detail, even the tone of voice he uses to command respect in a huddle. But the one thing Hoyer worries will never rub off is Bradys raw desire. At the end of just about every practice, I run out there and try to get the last few reps with

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to overcome. But its like I tell the girls, every day were just trying to get better, playtougher and put together a whole 32 minutes. They battled tonight and Im proud of them for that. Burlingame had to overcome a less than stellar second half offensively to get the win. The Panthers shot 20 percent in the nal 20 minutes of the game.


By John Nicholson

Weekend Feb. 4-5, 2012


Levin leads Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Spencer Levin took one last drag on his cigarette, stamped it out in the rough and climbed into the bunker behind the 17th green. He set up quickly, took a quick glance at the hole and splashed out. The ball landed about 10 feet from the hole, bounced twice and rolled into the cup for an eagle-2 that pushed him to 14-under par Friday in the second round of the Phoenix Open. A few minutes and another cigarette later, he parred the 18th for an 8-under 63 and a three-stroke lead. Hopefully, I can just keep trying to believe in Spencer Levin myself and just keep trying to make my swing, and well see what happens, Levin said. Im going to give it my best shot. It should be fun. Im looking forward to it. Harrison Frazar was 6 under for the round and 11 under overall with three holes left at TPC Scottsdale when play was suspended because of darkness. There toward the end it was getting kind of tough to control the ball and to see it, said Frazar, the St. Jude Classic winner last year. The temperature dropped, so the ball ies a little differently. Webb Simpson, the highest-ranked player in the eld at No. 6, was third at 8 under along with tour rookie John Huh. Simpson shot a 69 in the last group to nish play on No. 18, and Huh had a 66. That was probably the darkest Ive ever played, Simpson said. I couldnt really see anything. Kyle Stanley was 7 under after a 66 as he tries to rebound from a devastating loss last week. On Sunday at Torrey Pines, he made a triple-bogey 8 on the nal hole of regulation

and lost to Brandt Snedeker in a playoff. The 27-year-old Levin, remembered for a hole-in-one and 13th-place tie in the 2004 U.S. Open at Shinnecock while still in school at New Mexico, is winless on the PGA Tour. He came close last year, losing a playoff to Johnson Wagner in the Mayakoba Golf Classic. At Torrey Pines, Levin had a share of the rst-round lead after a 62, but followed with rounds of 76, 73 and 72 to tie for 43rd. Last week, I played great the rst round and didnt play well the rest of the week, but overall I think my game is getting better, Levin said. Fan favorite Phil Mickelson nished off a 70 at dusk to reach 4 under. He had a bogey and a double bogey in a front-nine 38, then made four birdies the last drawing the loudest cheers of the day on the amphitheater par-3 16th on the back nine. The front nine, I dont know what to say. I mean, it was just terrible, said Mickelson, the former Arizona State star who won the tournament in 1996 and 2005. I was able to kind of self-correct it a little bit for the back to shoot 4 under and turn it around. Its not what I was hoping for going into the day, but Im looking forward to playing the weekend and seeing if I can light it up. Defending champion Mark Wilson, coming off a victory two weeks ago in the Humana Challenge, was 3 under after a 69. Huh, a 21-year-old Q-school grad from California, is making his third PGA Tour start. He tied for sixth at Torrey Pines. My goal was just to keep the card this year, Huh said. Levin was one of 42 players who nished the rst round Friday morning after play was suspended because of darkness Thursday. He hit his rst shot of the day to 3 feet to set up a birdie on the par-3 seventh and parred the nal two holes for a 65 that left him a stroke behind rst-round leaders Jason Dufner and Ryan Palmer.

Carlmonts Gavin Chase, right, wins a header against Burlingames Jonah Snyder during the Scots2-0 win Friday afternoon,moving the Scots ahead of Burlingame in the standings.

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least in the seven years Ive been coaching here. This [matchup] always had the highest emotions. Burlingame got hot under the collar. The ending marred an otherwise entertaining game that saw Carlmont (5-4-1 PAL Bay, 7-5-4 overall) jump out to a quick 1-0 lead and then fend off Burlingame until the nal moments of the game. Neither team had time to settle in before the Scots took a 1-0 lead. A ball was sent from the Carlmont defensive third to mideld where Luke Petersen icked it into space with a leaping backheel pass. Harpster ew past the Burlingame defender and just had the goalie to beat which he calmly did by slotting a shot past the charging goalkeeper and into the right side of the net. I just got lucky, Harpster admitted. He nearly got lucky again a couple minutes later on a similar play, but his second-to-last touch pushed the ball too far in front of him and his shot was saved. Burlingame (4-4-2) nally settled down and began turning control of the game to its side. The Panthers had several quality looks and shots on goal, but Carlmont goalkeeper Zack Wooster was barely tested as he easily made four saves in the rst half. Despite leading 1-0 at halftime, Beloff was not happy with her teams performance, believing it was trying to nurse a one-goal

lead and rely on the Scots defense to shut down Burlingame. My biggest complaint was, they didnt seem like they were playing with a lot of intensity and passion (in the rst half), Beloff said. In the second half, I thought they played better. Burlingame pushed for the equalizer in the second half, but the Panthers suffered a big blow in the 57th minute when one of their players was ejected after slamming a Carlmont player to ground right in front of the Scots bench. That nearly set off a brawl. Playing a man down, Burlingame had one major chance to tie the score. On a free kick from near midfield, Burlingames Mark Lopez sent a long ball into the Carlmont penalty box. The ball bounced around, with neither a Burlingame player able to get a clean shot off, nor was a Carlmont defender able to clear the ball away. Kasey Wakasa nally got a clean shot off, but Wooster made the save. In the waning moments of the game, Carlmont sent the ball into space in the Burlingame half of the eld and Jackson Criswell ran onto it. He angled in on goal and sent a pass across the face of the goal. Burlingames goalkeeper sprawled to get a hand on it and missed. Harpster was crashing the goal and made a slide, getting his foot on it and redirecting it into the net to ice the victory. [Harpsters] play has been improving every game. Thats what we expect, Beloff said. Hes playing smarter Figuring out where he needs to be. Im thrilled to death with his play.


Weekend Feb. 4-5, 2012

@ Coyotes 5 p.m. CSN-CAL


UConns coach Calhoun taking medical leave


vs.Calgary 7 p.m. CSN-CAL

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

@ Blues 4 p.m. CSN-CAL

@ Capitals 4:30 p.m. VERSUS

@ Tampa 4:30 p.m. CSN-CAL

@ Carolina 4 p.m. CSN-CAL

Atlantic Division W N.Y.Rangers 32 Philadelphia 30 Pittsburgh 29 New Jersey 28 N.Y.Islanders 21 Northeast Division W Boston 32 Ottawa 27 Toronto 26 Buffalo 21 Montreal 19 Southeast Division W Florida 24 Washington 26 Winnipeg 24 Tampa Bay 22 Carolina 19 L 12 14 18 19 22 L 15 20 19 24 23 L 15 20 23 23 25 OT 5 6 4 3 7 OT 2 7 6 6 9 OT 11 4 6 5 9 Pts 69 66 62 59 49 Pts 66 61 58 48 47 Pts 59 56 54 49 47 GF 136 167 157 138 122 GF 175 161 156 122 134 GF 128 141 129 141 135 GA 100 145 132 142 146 GA 108 166 152 151 142 GA 139 145 147 170 164

Atlantic Division W L Philadelphia 16 7 Boston 12 10 New York 8 15 New Jersey 8 16 Toronto 8 16 Southeast Division W L Miami 17 6 Atlanta 16 7 Orlando 14 9 Washington 4 19 Charlotte 3 20 Central Division W L Chicago 19 6 Indiana 16 6 Milwaukee 10 12 Cleveland 8 13 Detroit 5 20 WESTERN CONFERENCE Pct .696 .545 .348 .333 .333 Pct .739 .696 .609 .174 .130 Pct .760 .727 .455 .381 .200 GB 3 1/2 8 8 1/2 8 1/2 GB 1 3 13 14 GB 1 1/2 7 1/2 9 14

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

vs.Blazers 7 p.m. CSN-BAY

@ OKC 5 p.m. CSN-BAY

STORRS, Conn. UConns Jim Calhoun doesnt mince words when it comes to his health. So, when the Hall of Fame coach of the defending national champions, who turns 70 in May, had just about had it with his back problems, he let people know. The bottom line is Im going to need some work done, Calhoun told the Associated Press in a phone interview Friday. In January the shooting pains were getting worse and after one plane ride I couldnt even get up. I tried to hide it. Im taking medicine right now for the pain. They are waiting for things to quiet down, and Ill Jim Calhoun meet with the doctor next week. As a result, Calhoun is taking an indenite medical leave of absence, as he has been suffering for several months from spinal stenosis, a spinal condition that causes him severe pain and hampers mobility. Calhoun said he told university President Susan Herbst about it but had hoped to gut out the nal weeks of the season. But its just so bad, even getting through practice, Calhoun said. Now Im going to see what the next step is. The bottom line is Im hurting.

@ Nuggets vs.Houston 6 p.m. 6 p.m. CSN-BAY CSN-BAY

BOYSSOCCER Carlmont 2,Burlingame 0 Halftime score 1-0 Carlmont.Goal scorer (assist) C, Harpster (Petersen); C, Harpster (Criswell). Records Carlmont 5-4-1 PAL Bay, 7-5-4 overall; Burlingame 4-4-2. Sacred Heart Prep 4,Priory 2 Halftime score 1-0 SHP. Goal scorer (assist) SHP, Spillane (unassisted); SHP, Zdeblick (Spillane); SHP,Clancy (Liotta);SHP,Thaure (Segre).Records Sacred Heart Prep 9-0-2 WBAL,12-0-4 overall. THURSDAY WRESTLING Half Moon Bay 49,South City 27 108 Salem (SC) by forfeit;115 Boling (HMB) pin 5:31;122 Perez (SC) pin Gutierrez 1:01;128 Cervantes (SC) pin Valazquez 3:16; 134 Nichols (SC) pin Alvarez 4:30; 140 Pintarelli (HMB) pin Navarro 3:38;Ling (SC) dec.Vasquez 7-3;154 Arellanes (HMB) by forfeit;162 Hamilton (HMB) maj. dec. Goodman 10-1; 172 Lowman (HMB) dec. Georgiyev 6-4 OT;184 Hernandez (HMB) by forfeit;197 Corona (HMB) by forfeit;222 Sarabia (HMB) by forfeit;HWT Ayon (HMB) by forfeit. Records Half Moon Bay 4-0 PAL Bay;South City 13.

BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLESPromoted Kevin Cummings to director of ballpark operations. CHICAGO WHITE SOXAgreed to terms with 1B Dan Johnson on a minor league contract. CLEVELAND INDIANSAgreed to terms with 1B Casey Kotchman on a one-year contract. National League CHICAGO CUBSAgreed to terms with RHP Matt Garza on a one-year contract. COLORADO ROCKIESAgreed to terms with RHP Matt Belisle on a two-year contract. LOS ANGELES DODGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Todd Correy on a one-year contract. MILWAUKEE BREWERSAgreed to terms with RHP Shaun Marcum on a one-year contract. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBAFined Dallas owner Mark Cuban $75,000 for his criticism of NBA ofciating following a 95-86 loss to Oklahoma City on Feb.1 and ned Dallas coach Rick Carlisle $35,000 for kicking a ball into the spectator stands with 9:34 remaining in the fourth quarter of the game. HOUSTON ROCKETSAssigned F Marcus Morris to Rio Grande Valley (NBADL). LOS ANGELES CLIPPERSAgreed to terms with F Kenyon Martin on a one-year contract. MILWAUKEE BUCKSPlaced G Darington Hobson on waivers. Womens National Basketball Association INDIANA FEVERSigned G Erin Phillips to a multiyear contract. FOOTBALL National Football League DENVER BRONCOSNamed Mike Sullivan director of football administration. OAKLAND RAIDERSNamed Steve Hoffman special teams coordinator. Canadian Football League HAMILTON TIGER-CATSNamed Jim Daley special teams coordinator, Nelson Martin defensive backs coach and Ryan Sheahan running backs coach. MONTREAL ALOUETTESNamed Jeff Reinebold defensive coordinator.

Central Division W Detroit 35 St.Louis 30 Nashville 31 Chicago 29 Columbus 14 Northwest Division W Vancouver 31 Minnesota 25 Calgary 24 Colorado 26 Edmonton 20 Pacic Division W San Jose 29 Los Angeles 25 Dallas 26 Phoenix 22 Anaheim 19 L 16 13 17 17 32 L 15 19 22 25 26 L 14 17 22 21 24 OT 1 7 4 7 6 OT 5 7 6 2 5 OT 6 10 2 8 8 Pts 71 67 66 65 34 Pts 67 57 54 54 45 Pts 64 60 54 52 46 GF 167 125 146 169 120 GF 164 120 124 133 133 GF 142 114 134 131 132 GA 121 102 135 158 174 GA 128 131 141 148 148 GA 112 114 143 138 154

Southwest Division W San Antonio 15 Dallas 14 Houston 13 Memphis 12 New Orleans 4 Northwest Division W Oklahoma City 18 Denver 15 Utah 12 Portland 13 Minnesota 11 Pacic Division W L.A.Clippers 13 L.A.Lakers 13 Golden State 8 Phoenix 8 Sacramento 7 L 9 10 10 11 19 L 4 7 9 10 12 L 7 9 12 14 15 Pct .625 .583 .565 .522 .174 Pct .818 .682 .571 .565 .478 Pct .650 .591 .400 .364 .318 GB 1 1 1/2 2 1/2 10 1/2 GB 3 5 1/2 5 1/2 7 1/2 GB 1 5 6 7

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Komen drops plans to cut Planned Parenthood grants
NEW YORK For leaders of the nations pre-eminent breast-cancer charity, it was a restorm they didnt see coming and couldnt withstand. Susan G. Komen for the Cure on Friday abandoned plans to eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood. The dramatic retreat followed a three-day furor that resounded across the Internet, in Congress and perhaps most tellingly among Komen afliates who openly rebelled, suggesting the leadership had bowed to anti-abortion pressure. We want to apologize to the American public for recent decisions that cast doubt upon our commitment to our mission of saving womens lives, a Komen statement said. As rst reported by the Associated Press on Tuesday, Komen had adopted criteria excluding Planned Parenthood from future grants for breast-cancer screenings because it was under government investigation, citing a probe launched by a Florida

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Syrian activists: 200 dead in assault

By Elizabeth A. Kennedy

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BEIRUT In a barrage of shelling, Syrian forces killed 200 people and wounded hundreds early Saturday in Homs in an offensive that appears to be the bloodiest episode in the nearly 11-month-old uprising, activists said. The offensive was reported in Homs, which has been one of the main ashpoints of opposition to the regime during the uprising against President Bashar Assad. Two main opposition groups, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the Local Coordination Committees, said the death toll was more than 200 people. More than half of the killings about 140 were reported in the Khaldiyeh neighborhood. This is the worst attack of the uprising, since the uprising began in March until now, said Rami AbdulRahman, the head of the Observatory, which tracks violence

This is the worst attack of the uprising, since the uprising began in March until now.
Rami Abdul-Rahman,the head of the Observatory

Latest illnesses point to raw milks popularity

WASHINGTON An outbreak of bacterial infections on the East Coast illustrates the popularity of raw, unpasteurized milk despite strong warnings from public health ofcials about the potential danger. Even presidential candidate Ron Paul has joined the cause of consumers looking to buy unprocessed real foods straight from the farm, saying government shouldnt deny them that choice. An outbreak of campylobacter illness is a reminder of the potential hazards, however. Raw milk from a dairy in Pennsylvania is now linked to 38 cases in four states, and the farm has temporarily suspended sales. Campylobacter can cause diarrhea, cramping, abdominal pain, and fever and can be life-threatening if it spreads to the bloodstream.

through contacts on the ground. The reports could not be independently conrmed. It was not immediately clear what precipitated the attack, but there have been reports that army defectors set up checkpoints in the area and were trying to consolidate control. Assad is trying to crush the revolt with a sweeping crackdown that has so far claimed thousands of lives, but neither the government nor the protesters are backing down and clashes between the military and an increasingly bold and armed opposition has meant many parts of the country have seen relentless violence. The U.N. Security Council meeting later Saturday was to take up a much-negotiated resolution on

Syria. A diplomat for a Western nation that sits on the council said the meeting would happen Saturday morning. The diplomat spoke Friday on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to be quoted by the press. The move toward a vote came after Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke by telephone with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in an effort to overcome Russian opposition to any statement that explicitly calls for regime change or a military intervention in Syria. The U.S. and its partners have ruled out military action but want the global body to endorse an Arab League plan that calls on Assad to hand power over to Syrias vice president.

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roll tax expire, as it will if Congress doesnt take action by the end of the month. The tax cut reaches 160 million Americans. Of the economic recovery, he said: Weve got to do everything in our power to keep it going. We cant go back to the policies that led to the recession, and we cant let Washington stand in the way of the recovery. His Republican foes used the numbers to argue that the pace of improvement was not good enough. We can do better, said former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the Republican front-runner. These numbers cannot hide the fact that President Obamas policies have prevented a true economic recovery. Unemployment was 6.8 percent when Obama was elected, 7.8 percent when he was sworn in and 10 percent, its recent peak, nine months later. No president since World War II has won re-election with unemployment higher than 7.2 percent. The job gains in January were widespread: The professional services category, which includes high-paying jobs like architects, accountants and engineers, added 70,000 jobs, the most in 10 months. The category also includes temporary workers. Manufacturing added 50,000 jobs, the most in a year, and the beleaguered construction industry added 21,000, its second straight month of strong gains. Construction added 31,000 jobs in December. Both months were probably helped by the warm winter. The leisure and hospitality industry, which includes restaurants and hotels, added 44,000 jobs. Retailers added nearly 11,000. Governments cut 14,000 jobs, which means the private sector added 257,000. The 243,000 jobs added far exceeded the estimate by economists of 155,000, according to FactSet, a provider of nancial data. Some surveys of economists came in even lower. Government revisions to previous months totals were another encouraging sign. Hiring was stronger in November and December by 60,000 jobs than rst estimated. November was revised up from 100,000 to 157,000 and December from 200,000 to 203,000. The government also issued its annual revisions to jobs data going back ve years. They showed that hiring was stronger over the past two years than previously thought. The economy added about 1.82 million jobs last year, compared with an original estimate of 1.64 million. This is a very positive employment report from almost any angle, said Brian Bethune, an economics professor at Amherst College. The government uses a survey of mostly large companies and government agencies to determine how many jobs were added or lost each month. That survey produced the 243,000 number. It uses a separate survey of households to determine the unemployment rate. The household survey had more good news: 631,000 people said they found work in January. That pushed the unemployment rate down to 8.3 percent and the number of unemployed down to 12.8 million, the fewest in three years. And 250,000 people streamed back into the work force and started looking for jobs. That increased slightly the size of the work force, which the government denes as people working and people unemployed but seeking work.


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force that the nation is entering a virtuous cycle, a reinforcing loop in which stronger hiring leads to more consumer spending, which leads to even more hiring and spending. On Wall Street, where investors had already driven stocks to their best start in 15 years because of optimism about the economy, the jobs report triggered a spasm of buying. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 156.82 points, its second-best showing this year, and nished the day at 12,862.23, its highest close since May 2008, four months before the nancial crisis struck. The Nasdaq composite index nished at its highest level since December 2000, during a steep decline after the dot-com stock craze. Money poured out of bonds, which are considered less risky than stocks, and bond yields rose. Virtually every economist on the planet had expected a drop in the rate of job gains in January, which makes todays upward surprise even more surprising, Dan Greenhaus, chief global strategist at the brokerage BTIG, said in a note to clients. In December, 203,000 jobs were created. The impressive jobs report reverberated through the presidential campaign and could improve Obamas re-election prospects. The drop in the unemployment rate put it exactly where it was in February 2009, the month after Obama took ofce. In Arlington, Va., the president argued that now was no time to let a 2-percentage-point cut in the Social Security pay-

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Egyptian soccer deaths bring new cycle of violence
CAIRO Protesters lled the streets and clashed for a second day Friday with police who red tear gas and birdshot in Cairo, as a deadly soccer riot focused rising public anger over lawlessness and collapsing security a year after Egypts uprising. Six people have been killed and more than 1,500 injured in the latest bloodshed that followed a violent melee and stampede after a soccer game Wednesday in the Mediterranean city of Port Said in which 74 people died. Egyptians streamed out of Friday prayers in Cairo, Alexandria, Suez and several Nile Delta cities, criticizing police and calling on the military rulers led by Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi to step down. On Cairos Tahrir Square the heart of the uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak a year ago protesters raised banners and pictures of those killed in Port Said and chanted, The people want to execute the marshal. The police force, which for decades was associated with torture and corruption in the Mubarak regime, is now being criticized in the soccer stadium deaths whether from a lack of control or, as some alleged, on purpose.

Kidnappers free two Americans, Egyptian guide

EL-ARISH, Egypt Bedouin tribesmen abducted two female American tourists and their Egyptian guide at gunpoint Friday but released them several hours later after negotiations with tribal leaders in the Sinai Peninsula, the regions security chief said. The brazen daylight abduction along a busy highway was a new blow to Egypts vital tourism industry, which has been heavily battered by the unrest following last years uprising that ousted former President Hosni Mubarak. Tensions across the nation have spiked since a deadly soccer riot on Wednesday that has spiraled into a political crisis and fueled anger at the ruling military council after protesters accused police of standing by and allowing the bloodshed. Also Friday, four masked gunmen stopped the vehicle of two Italians working for a local food factory in the nearby city of Suez, taking their car, more than 10,000 euros ($13,000) and their laptops, the director of the company Mohammed Antar said. The attackers let the Italians go.

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Lets get more cops on the beat, lets get more rangers in the parks, lets get more reghters on call, and in the process, were going to put more veterans back to work, Obama said Friday at a re station in Arlington, Va., that was one of the rst to respond to the attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. Theyve already risked their lives defending America. They should have the opportunity to rebuild America, he said. The efforts, which Obama rst announced in his State of the Union address last week, are particularly geared to those veterans who served after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a group experiencing an unemployment rate of 9.1 percent, according to the governments jobs report for January. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said the Civilian Conservation Corps that operated during the 1930s could be viewed as a model for what the administration will try to accomplish through its Veterans Jobs Corps. He said that the administration will propose spending $1 billion over ve years that would be used to put an estimated 20,000 veterans to work restoring habitat and eradicating invasive species, among other activities. When one looks back at the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps, we take great comfort that those who take on these kinds of activities will leave a lasting legacy for the United States, Salazar said. The backdrop of presidential politics is also playing a role in the Obama administrations new efforts. Several states that will be heavily contested in November have a signicant military presence. Veterans will be evaluating specic ways the next White House administration intends to help them. Communities that hire veterans to work as police and reghters will be given preference in the grants competition. Obama will also seek to increase spending for the grants programs. He is proposing an additional $4 billion for the Community Oriented Policing Services program, or COPS. He will propose an additional $1 billion for the reghter grants. The administration will also propose a training program designed to help veterans wanting to start their own small businesses. With GOP lawmakers stressing the need to cut government spending, it remains to be seen how far the proposals will go in a deeply divided Congress. Many conservatives have in the past voted to cut spending for the COPS program, while Obama is calling for a major expansion. Obama said the end of the war in Iraq could help nance the work programs. Congress should take the money that were no longer spending on war, use half of it to pay down our debt, and use the rest to do some nation-building here at home, he said. Rep. Jeff Miller, the Republican chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, voiced skepticism. He said he wanted the administration to work with Congress on getting businesses to hire more.

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W.E. begs the question, why?

By David Germain

By Chloee Weiner

The question that needs to be asked about Madonnas W.E. is why? Not why would she set out to make a movie to satisfy her obsession with Wallis Simpson, a woman more famous and notorious in her day than Madonna is herself. But why would anyone, after reading the jumbled, rambling script Madonna co-wrote, turn her loose to direct such a mess of pretty pictures and hollow perceptions about the curse of celebrity and the price of true love? Its easy to understand Madonnas xation with Simpson, the American divorcee for whom Britains King Edward VIII gave up the throne. Madonna clearly empathizes with this Material Girl of another generation over the microscopic, often malicious media attention both have endured. But W.E. amounts to a case of a bigheaded superstar overreaching with emptyheaded results. Its poorly conceived, awkwardly orchestrated, drearily paced and bizarrely assembled. The images have the sheen of a really grand music video or perfume commercial, and the movie has about as much
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Madonna the director

By Nekesa Mumbi Moody

NEW YORK The focus in the days ahead is on Madonna the musician. Shes set to perform the halftime show at the Super Bowl on Sunday and her new single, Give Me All Your Luvin, with the white-hot Nicki Minaj, hits radio airwaves this week. But the 53-year-old superstar is surely hoping that some of that spotlight will shine on her new movie, W.E., about the celebrated romance between divorced American socialite Wallis Simpson and Britains King Edward VIII, who abdicated the throne for love in the 1930s. To me their lives were so diverse, complex and interesting, and there were so many different points of view to approach the story from, said Madonna during a recent interview about the lm, which opens Friday. Madonna doesnt star in W.E. shes the lms director. It tells the story of Simpson
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t a school where 12-yearolds carry iPads and students use Skype to speak Spanish with people across the world, grades, more often than not, remain in ink and paper. Transparency in scores, completed assignments and grade averages seems like a no-brainer. However, at the otherwise technologically savvy environment that is my school, Crystal Springs Uplands, online grading has not been seriously considered until now. To most students and myself, online grading initially seems like an intuitive addition to anyones academic arsenal. I already view most of my assignments, test dates and upcoming events online (and theres really no need to reiterate the amount of time I spend online for non-academic endeavors), and the benets of online grading for teachers are not so different from that of students. But if one is really seeking the answer to this question Whats not to like about online grading? one can nd at least some opposition from the CSUS student, parent and faculty population alike. Faculty seem most concerned over a few anxious parents or obsessive students who would check the grades religiously, only adding to the contemporary phenomena of the helicopter-parent and the grade-crazy student. I, along with my friends, have similar concerns over giving our parents yet another reason to hover. However, the largest pushback, it seems, indeed comes not from students, but from the faculty. The head of the English Department at CSUS spoke for both her own concerns and the concerns of other members of the English Department, stating strictly averaging grades runs counter to ones instincts when teaching English, and that trying to reduce [a students academic success] to mathematics wouldnt account for the bad day a student might have had during that one in-class passage analysis or a students improvement over a number of assignments. An online grading system that requires a letter grade or percentage

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Journey around the world in song

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learns the same message in W.E. She nds out the romanticized story of the couple told throughout the decades wasnt what it seemed after delving into deep research about the subContinued from page 19 ject. In real life, its how Madonna learned about the couple. She read books, studied their items insight. when they went up for auction and interviewed To her credit, Madonna wanted to do someat least one of their contemporaries. thing different than the standard period drama I have never been so blown away by a direc- in her second time directing (her rst was with tors level of preparation before. Shed done so the gritty London tale Filth and Wisdom). much research, said James DArcy, who plays Yet her attempt to create a ctional modern Edward. woman whose story reects and even interDArcy recalled that Madonna sent him sev- sects with Simpsons comes off like a bad creeral books to read up on his character, and most ative-writing assignment, with Madonna hamof the books were heavily marked up by mering us over the head with dopey parallels Madonnas note-taking. between the two. When she spoke to me, she spoke with such Madonna intercuts constantly, dizzyingly huge passion about telling this story, he added. between Simpson (Andrea Riseborough) and Her whole enthusiasm was infectious. Edward (James DArcy) in the 1930s and a Madonnas interest in the duke and duchess namesake, Wally Winthrop (Abbie Cornish) in was piqued after she moved to the United 1998. Kingdom during her marriage to Guy Ritchie. The mousy, privileged trophy wife of a rich I started kind of studying about, like, being Manhattan jerk (Richard Coyle), Wally is a foreigner, being an outsider, trying to under- absorbed, even possessed by the upcoming stand this new country that I lived in with a auction of Wallis and Edwards estate at class system which America doesnt have, she Sothebys, where she once worked. said. While Cornish is forced to lumber lifelessly To me their lives were so diverse, complex along like human driftwood, Riseborough and and interesting, and there were so many differ- DArcy manage some genuine moments of ent points of view to approach the story from, affection and passion. Too bad theyre stuck in and I also realized that people were quite polar- a dispassionate story where they have to spend ized about her as a person, as a character in his- more time in glamorous posing than in acting. tory, she said. People were so opinionated W.E. its back and forth with seasickabout her. Though most of the legend around the couple involves their romance, there are others who have painted a less than favorable portrait of the Windsors as Nazi sympathizers. In the movie, the notion is clearly dismissed, and Madonna insists theres no solid proof to back up those Continued from page 19 contentions, saying an early meeting between the once-king and Adolf Hitler came long for every assignment would make it difcult before Hitler would become much of the to factor in participation grades and personal improvement, and, despite popular belief, worlds enemy. this anxiety does not come solely from the English Department. A CSUS math teacher voiced that he also includes class participation and/or homework panel work in [his] calculations, which might not be included in online grading; such a robotic system could decrease the value of some of the most important components of being a learner. As far as teachers exibility in their grades, I know that Ive personally beneted from the compassion of a teacher when Ive walked into an in-class essay on two hours of sleep. Other faculty members like the head of the middle school have different reasons for opposition, suggesting that using online grading at the middle-school level would shift the focus too much to grades instead of learning (especially at an age when college is in the distant future), but could greatly benet students in keeping track of missing assignments. For concerns and excitement alike, the


making frequency as Wally delves deeper into Simpsons life to make sense of her own. Just like Wallis, Wallys in an unhappy marriage. Just like Wallis, Wally has child-bearing issues. Just like Wallis, Wally suffers through domestic violence. And just like Wallis, Wally meets a man with whom real love just might be possible. OK, Wallys new guy is a Russian security guard (Oscar Isaac) at Sothebys, not the heir to a kingdom. But you get the point about the connection Wally feels with Wallis and just in case you dont, Madonna and co-writer Alek Keshishian go to absurd lengths to shove it in your face. Wallis and Wally even cross into each others time zones for some fantasy interactions that are weird at their mildest and laughable at their worst (our favorite, when Wallis turns to the gawking Wally and tells her to get a life). The anachronisms eventually become so pointless and dull that its barely worth a titter when Wallis and her Benzedrine-buzzed party guests break into a bacchanal dance set to the Sex Pistols Pretty Vacant. Then again, that song title sums up W.E. pretty well, even better than the shallow pop tune Madonna co-wrote and sings over the end credits. W.E., a Weinstein Co. release, is rated R for some domestic violence, nudity and language. Running time: 119 minutes. One and a half stars out of four. CSUS student government (who spearheaded the push for online grading) has a solution: a pilot program recently implemented in the Crystal sophomore class. But one of the main concerns brought up in the online grading debate is, surprisingly, not a detail of the implementation of the system itself. Students and faculty seem instead to have differing opinions on whether or not the bad day mentality of the English Department, in which a teacher may help out a student by disregarding a lower score, really is fair. The argument seems to return back to favoritism and personal relationships between students and faculty members. As for most other local Bay Area schools, online grading has not proven to be a revolutionary nor destructive system. In fact, in California schools (given the recent Claremont McKenna scandal over grade ination), maybe real grades dont even matter. Perhaps this facet of education, unlike so many other parts of our lives, need not move forward with the age of technology.
Chloee Weiner is a junior at Crystal Springs Uplands School. Student News appears in the weekend edition. You can email Student News at

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(Andrea Riseborough) through the vantage point of a modern-day woman (played by Abbie Cornish) obsessed with the fabled romance between Simpson and Edward. The union is often portrayed as the ultimate example of true love: Simpson was married when the pair began their relationship and was forever scandalized in royal circles. When Edward became king, he planned to marry her, but opposition to the union was so great, he chose to give up his kingdom. The two later wed and became known as the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. For some, it was a modern-day fairy tale, but its a notion Madonna debunks in W.E. I think a lot of women have that fantasy of about whats going to happen to them when they meet Mr. Right, Mr. Perfect, Mr. Complete Me, and then you realize that that doesnt actually exist, said the twice-divorced icon as she spoke about the lm in a suite at the Waldorf Astoria. Love exists; Im still a romantic, but its not that fairy tale that were all led to believe ... where the prince comes and kisses you. Its a message Madonna used to instill in her daughter when the star would read Lourdes the typical bedtime stories featuring a damsel in distress who is saved by a knight. Id get to the end of the story and go, Hey wait a second. Nobody asked her what she wanted.... I suddenly started seeing how misleading all of these fairy tales were, she said. She added: I think ultimately we have to save ourselves. ... Youre going to be seriously setting yourself up for failure and disappointment if you think that one person is going to save you. Wally, the main character of the movie,



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Five NFL stars who became movie stars

By Christy Lemire

LOS ANGELES Super Bowl Sunday is upon us, a special, heartwarming time to gather with friends, eat too much queso and make ridiculous side bets on how long the national anthem will last and who will be forced to punt first. Its also a good time to reflect on the many, many football players whove branched out into movies. Wed be here all day if we pondered college standouts like John Wayne and Dwayne Johnson, so were sticking to the NFL. Wed also be here all day if we considered all forms of entertainment, so were sticking to feature films so sadly, I cant give a gratuitous shout-out to my fellow SMU Mustang Dandy Don Meredith.

and being elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1985. But hed already begun his acting career before he retired, playing a security chief The O.J.Simpson in Tow e r i n g Inferno (1974) and an astronaut in Capricorn One (1978). Probably his most famous film performances came in the Naked Gun trilogy, in which he played Frank Drebins best friend and partner, Nordberg, who often found himself in awkward situations.

scored more touchdowns (126) or rushing touchdowns (106), which put him in the Hall of Fame. His confident persona drew the attention of a Hollywood agent, who thought hed be perfect for action films. Brown was a revolutionary presence on the screen a virile, almost threatening black man, in contrast to the sophisticated characters Sidney Poitier played. And in movies like the 1969 Western 100 Rifles, he did something previously unheard of: an interracial love scene (with Raquel Welch).

Rocky movies; the character died in Rocky IV. His first crack at playing the lead, 1988s Action Jackson, didnt go so well. But hes rebounded nicely, including playing a version of himself as Tobias Funkes acting coach on a few episodes of Arrested Development.

defensive end and linebacker for the (then-Los Angeles) Rams, San Diego Chargers and Washington Redskins over three seasons.

Alex Karras:
You may know him best for his television work as Emmanuel Lewis adoptive dad, Mr. Papadapolis, on the feel-good 80s sitcom Webster. But before that, Karras put together more of an eclectic filAlex Karras mography than most football players who become movie stars. Karras was an All-Pro defensive tackle who played 12 seasons for the Detroit Lions between 1958 and 1970. Even before his football career was over, he played himself in 1968s Paper Lion. Famously, he punched a horse as the fearsome but dimwitted Mongo in Mel Brooks Blazing Saddles (1974). Karras played the sheriff in the classic teen-sex comedy Porkys and a closeted gay bodyguard in Victor/Victoria and those movies happened to come out on the same weekend in 1982, a real demonstration of his range.

Terry Crews:
I would argue that Terry Crews is better-known now as an actor than as a football player. Hes done everything from dopey comedies (Soul Plane, White Chicks) to bombastic action movies Terry Crews ( Te r m i n a t o r S a l va t i o n , The Expendables). He even has a bit part in the Oscar-nominated Bridesmaids as the boot-camp instructor whose classes Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph take in secret behind a tree. Whatever movie hes in, hes a welcome sight with his mix of intimidation and self-aware humor. Hes also carved out meaty television roles for himself on Everybody Hates Chris and Are We There Yet? Oh, yes, and he played football. He was a

Carl Weathers:
Come on, hes Apollo Creed! And he was in Predator. Weathers started out as a star linebacker at San Diego State University before going on to an extremely brief pro career with the Carl Weathers O a k l a n d Raiders in the early 70s. After a couple years in the Canadian Football League with the BC Lions, Weathers retired to pursue acting full-time in 1974. His most important role has been as Rocky Balboas nemesis and eventual friend in the first four

Jim Brown:
Spike Lee devoted an entire documentary, 2002s Jim Brown: AllAmerican, to Browns accomplishments on and off the field. One of the greatest running backs in football history, Brown played nine seasons Jim Brown with the Cleveland Browns, from 1957-65. When he retired, no player had run for as many yards (12,312) or

O.J. Simpson:
We really cant ignore him. So instead, let us now harken to a simpler, happier time, when O.J. was best known as a charismatic rentalcar pitchman and sometime actor. After winning the Heisman Trophy as a running back at USC in 1968, Simpson put together a stellar career over nine seasons with the Buffalo Bills before retiring with the San Francisco 49ers in 1979

Super Bowl ads that generate buzz after the game

By Mae Anderson

NEW YORK Companies hope youll be gabbing about their Super Bowl ads on Monday morning. But the ultimate score is if those conver-

sations continue throughout the year. The Super Bowl is an advertisers biggest stage (more than 111 million fans are expected to tune in this year). Its also an advertisers biggest gamble (a 30-second spot costs $3.5 million). Marketers are willing to

take the risk, though: A successful ad can generate buzz well after the game for the companies, products and people who star in them. If you do it well, it has the opportunity to set your company straight or change the direction of your com-

pany, says Allen Adamson, a managing director at brand consulting firm Landor Associates. Youll never get all those people in one room again until next year. Here are three of the most talkedabout ads from last years Super

Bowl and what happened to the companies that created them: May the force be with you Volkswagens ad last year had everything to grab your attention: a cute, little boy, a retro theme, a funny

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FOUR LEGGED FUN IN INDIO. Looking for a fast winter sport that doesnt require snow? Then its mallets up for Winter Polo in Indio, in the Coachella Valley of Southern Californias Riverside County. If you have ever wondered what the sport is like, try polo lessons at the venerable Empire Polo Club (familiar to some as the home of the Coachella Music Festival). Weekend and weeklong clinics provide you with a seasoned polo pony and knowledgeable teachers and this timeless sport offers a refreshing alternative to same old, same old skiing and snowboarding. United States Polo Association Nationally Accredited Polo Instructor Erik Wright, who teaches polo in the summer at the Horse Park at Woodside in the San Francisco Bay Area, holds winter clinics at Empires Polo School. Wright believes that great polo consists of understanding how to ride, hit and strategically play the game, and he patiently helps his students, from beginners to more experienced players, learn these three skills. Wrights programs include mounted and un-mounted sessions for all levels of play (with both group and private lesson formats available), chalk talks, hitting technique classes, video reviews, grass play and student tournaments. And, again, you do not need to own a horse; polo ponies are available. Bring the family. Empires Junior Polo Program offers young riders the opportunity to develop their polo skills. Pee Wee riders begin with lessons on a lead line while learning the basics of riding, holding a mallet and hitting a ball. Junior level riders are able to participate in classes that build on their riding and polo skills. Polo game rules are incorporated into the lessons as students learn how to play the game. The Empire Polo Club is located at 81-800 Avenue 51, Indio, CA. To learn more about lessons, contact Vicky Owens at (760) 3427755 or or visit *** AN OASIS IN THE DESERT. Want a comfy place to stay while in Indio? Best Western Date Tree Hotel Guest Service Manager Jacob Meyers and his friendly staff welcome travelers with refreshing fruit-avored ice water and a plate of dates. Room options include kitchenette and family suites featuring cable satellite television, high-speed Internet access, and DVD players with free

movies. Enjoy your complimentary breakfast either indoors or on the patio. Olympic-size heated swimming pool, hot tub and barbecue area on site. Pets welcome. 81909 Indio Blvd., Indio. or (760) 3473421. *** MADMEN MENU. Hungry? Tucked away in an Indio strip mall is Cactus Jacks Bar & Grill, a classic steakhouse where Chef Martin Castellanos serves up appetizers like Iceberg Wedge salad, Panko crusted fresh asparagus fries and Seared Ahi Tuna, and Entrees including porterhouse steak, boneless cut prime rib, rack of lamb and Alaskan king crab legs. Keep some room for dessert. Caseys bread pudding, double rich chocolate cake and New York cheesecake are among the offerings. (What the heck, youre on vacation.) 82347 Highway 111, Indio. (760) 3421889. *** TRY A DATE SHAKE. Floyd and Bess Shields came to the California desert in 1924 and started Shields Date Garden, working long and hard to educate their customers about date culture. In the beginning, Mr. Shields would give his lecture personally, but he eventually recorded a slide presentation so that the show could run several times a day. Today, the 15-minute lm Romance and Sex Life of the Date runs continuously during store hours. Shields retail store sells a vast array of dates and date products and connects to a caf that serves up Date Tamales, Date Pancakes and, of course, Date Shakes. 80-225 U.S. Highway 111, Indio. or (760) 775-0902. *** PATTON MUSEUM. An unusual bit of American history awaits you 30 miles east of Indio at the General Patton Memorial Museum, with exhibits ranging from World War I through the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The museum is located at the heart of the Desert Training Center, established by Patton in 1942 to train American troops in desert warfare in preparation for the invasion of North Africa. The Desert Training Center

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became the largest army training facility in the United States, training 60 divisions and more than 1 million soldiers. The museum, located at Chiriaco Summit at I-10 Freeway Exit 173, has a large gift shop specializing in military themed toy, apparel, souvenirs, Tshirts and books. (760) 227-3483. *** AND REMEMBER: Travel has a way of stretching the mind. The stretch comes not from travels immediate rewards, the inevitable myriad new sights, smells and sounds, but with experiencing rsthand how others do differently what we believed to be the right and only way. Ralph Crawshaw.
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the Career Closet could use cash donations, said Cecil. For volunteers on hand Friday, continuing to volunteer is all about supporting the mission. And, they all learned about the opportunity to give back by talking to friends. Lee Wanetik of San Mateo started volunteering about four years ago. She was drawn in by the mission and encouraged her friend Diane Regner of Daly City to join. Regner did about a year and a half ago. The ladies worked together Friday, chatting, catching up, discussing clothes. Regner said it was often like a girlfriend day. Even Bailey from San Carlos, noticed the camaraderie and asked about volunteering while checking out. Career Closet is located at 1163 Chess Drive, Suite A, Foster City. The boutique is open Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Donations are accepted week days from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those interested in volunteering should email For more information about Career Closet visit
Heather Murtagh can be reached by email: or by phone: (650) 344-5200 ext. 105.

SATURDAY, FEB. 4 Give Kids a Smile. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vista Dental Care, 931 El Camino Real, South San Francisco. Give Kids a Smile provides free, desperately-needed dental services to local qualifying children from underserved families. Free. For more information call 871-1430. Free tax preparation and e-filing. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. College of San Mateo, South Hall, Building 14, Room 104, 1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo. For individuals with income under $50,000. No appointment necessary. Free. For more information call 3787323. The Tenth Annual Orion Childrens Authors and Illustrators Festival. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Orion Elementary School, 815 Allerton St., Redwood City. Presentations by a wide range of childrens authors and illustrators. The lineup includes Jennifer Holm, Elisa Kleven, Brunce Hale, Deborah Underwood, Teri Sloat, Thacher Hurd, Shirin Bridges and Elizabeth Gomez. Free. For more information v i s i t Chinese Cultural Arts. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Discover Chinas rich cultural heritage with a live performance and discussion on Chinese culture. Refreshments served. Free. For more information visit Learn Encaustic Painting with Eileen P. Goldenberg. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Burlingame Recreation Center, 850 Burlingame Ave., Burlingame. Encaustic is a painting made by melting bees wax, dammar resin and pigments together. This is then brushed onto wood panels in many layers, with each layer fused with heat using a torch or heat gun. Eileen will teach all the basics including use of tools, safety and mixing colors. For more information 558-7300. 20th Annual National Black History Month Celebration. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 145 Lake Merced Blvd., Daly City. For more information call 991-8001. Flight gear: Pilot equipment from the open-cockpit era. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. San Francisco Airport Commission Aviation Library, Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum, International Terminal Departures Level, San Francisco International Airport. The exhibit will be open Sunday through Friday until Aug. 1. Free. For more information visit This Next New Year. 11 a.m. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Listen to a story about a Chinese New Year celebration, make your own dragon crown to take home and explore the exhibit Land of Opportunity: The Immigrant Experience in San Mateo County. Free. For more information call 2990104. Game Day with Grenache. Noon to 5 p.m. The Winery SF, 200 California Ave., bldg 180, North San Francisco. Four award winning grenache wines. $10. For more information contact Michaella McCloskey at Classical Chinese Arts and Culture. 2 p.m. Thought-provoking discussions about Chinas rich cultural heritage, its renaissance today and its impact on the words future will be the focus of a presentation led by news commentator Mr. Nan Su. Free. For more information call 299-0104. San Mateo High School Drama presents Guys and Dolls. 2 p.m. Bayside Performing Arts Center, 2025 Kehoe Ave., San Mateo. $10 for students and seniors. $15 for adults. For more information call 558-2375. Love Boat Gala by Hillsborough Auxiliary to Peninsula Family Service. 6 p.m. Pavilion By the Bay, 291 Avenue of the Palms, San Francisco. Cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner by Wine Valley Catering at 7 p.m. Includes live auction and raffle for a $2,500 gift certificate to Steiners Jewelry. Advance reservations required. Tickets begin at $275. To purchase tickets email The Charles Dickens Bicentennial Ball. 7 p.m. San Mateo Masonic Lodge Ballroom, 100 N. Ellsworth Ave., San Mateo. Celebrating of 200th anniversary of Dickens birth. Vintage ballroom dance lesson at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. special theatrical performance of Nacys Murder by Charles Dickens, 9 p.m. formal Victorian ballroom dancing. Victorian evening dress or modern evening dress is admired but not required. Refreshments served. Tickets $15 by Jan. 28 and $20 at the door. For more information call (510) 522-1731. Hillbarn Theatre presents Social Security. 8 p.m. Hillbarn Theatre, 1285 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City. $35. For more information call 3496411 or visit Childrens Health Council presents Colbie Caillat. 8:15 p.m. Fox Theatre, 2223 Broadway, Redwood City. Childrens Health Council presents Colbie Caillat, performing in a winter benefit concert supporting children and families in our community. Join us for an incredible evening at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City as we promote healthy kids and healthy communities. Ticket prices vary. To order tickets visit For more information visit SUNDAY, FEB. 5 San Francisco Chamber Orchestra presents: Around the World in Song. 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. College of San Mateo Theatre, 1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo. The Piedmont East Bay Childrens Choir joins the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra in an uplifting program of songs that will take you on a journey around the world. Audience members will have a chance to sing too. Free. For more information call 7047844. Hillbarn Theatre presents Social Security. 2 p.m. Hillbarn Theatre, 1285 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City. $35. For more information call 3496411 or visit San Mateo High School Drama presents Guys and Dolls. 2 p.m. Bayside Performing Arts Center, 2025 Kehoe Ave., San Mateo. $10 for students and seniors. $15 for adults. For more information call 558-2375. Cypress String Quartet. 7 p.m. Great Hall, Kohl Mansion, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. $45 adult, $42 senior, $15 for ages 30 and under. For tickets and more information call 762-1130. Gala Celebration Concert. 7 p.m. Great Hall, Kohl Mansion, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. Artists of the San Francisco Opera will perform and will be accompanied at the piano by San Francisco Opera Head of Music, John Churchwell. A champagne reception with the performers will follow and the event will benefit the Kohl for Kids program. $60 each or $50 each if two or more tickets purchased. For tickets and more information call 762-1130. MONDAY, FEB. 6 RSVP of San Mateo and Northern Santa Clara Counties volunteer info session. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Twin Pines Senior and Community Center, 20 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont. If you are thinking about retiring, are already retired or need volunteers, join the conversation. Free. For more information and to sign up call 595-7444. February meeting of The Hearing Loss Association of the Peninsula. 1 p.m. The Veterans Memorial Center, 1455 Madison Ave., Redwood City. The program will be What is that ringing in my ears? Everything I know about Tinnitus given by Brook Raguskus. Refreshments will be served before the program. Free. For more information call 345-4551. For more events visit, click Calendar.

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sold to cover the nonprots costs. Now with locations in San Jose and Foster City, the small nonprot is looking to expand its ability to help which requires more helping hands locally. Executive Director Jean Cecil explained its not just about giving a woman professional clothing. Condence is an important element to successfully nding a career. Women who come in are dressed with the help of volunteers, many of whom have 20 or more years experience in dressing professionally, Cecil said, adding they get to mentor the women. Its women helping women. Its really grassroots, said Lenore Wilkas, a volunteer and former board member from Foster City who was working in the Foster City shop Friday. Set up in a small shop, the San Mateo County location is smaller than its San Jose counterpart. The San Jose location outts about 100 women a month compared to the 10 to 15 at the Foster City location. Cecil hopes to change that in the years to come. The San Jose location is close to pub-

lic transportation, which increased access for women referred to the service. In addition, more volunteers and a work experience program with the women offers more bodies to help run the shop. Its not just retail experience gained by the women working. Cecil explained the women are also learning ofce skills, self-reliance and, of course, condence in a supportive environment. Along with helping prepare women, donated clothing are also sold in a boutique to help fund the organization that needs $35,000 a month to survive no small task Cecil said. Shopping supports the cause but also wont break the bank. Most items are reasonably priced at $35 or less. And the shop is lled with recognizable labels that change as often as donations come in. My husbands going to ask me why Im going home with more than I donated, laughed customer Dee Bailey, who scored a number of items Friday including a basic black purse for everyday use. Those looking to help can do so in a variety of ways. Volunteers are needed in hopes of expanding the hours of the Foster City store, which is currently only open on Fridays. Donations of business appropriate clothes are always needed especially in smaller sizes, like 0 and 2, and plus sizes. Lastly, like all nonprots, lieu fee to compensate for the loss of city-owned and managed parking spaces on the property. The rm is also open to discussing ideas for helping the city construct a parking structure on lot J, across Park Road from lot E. Equity Residential, a real estate investment trust based in Chicago, have a proposal for lot F, located between Lorton Avenue, Park Road, Howard Avenue and Bayswater Avenue; and lot N located between Lorton, Highland, Howard and Bayswater avenues. In partnership with San Francisco-based Steinberg Architects, the vision includes creating 140 urban ats consisting of one- and two-bedroom units, 90 of which could be designed to have direct access to landscaped areas. Parking for the proposal would be a combination of on-site and replacement parking for displaced spaces. In total, 19 proposals for downtown were received. Proposals were passed over for a variety of reasons such as requiring too much investment from the city, greater risk than city ofcials wantQaqish, who was just shy of turning 18, was in a car belonging to Quinteros mother, sitting in the middle of the rear seat as they and two other teens drove back to South San Francisco after a night of reportedly heavy drinking in Daly City and San Francisco. At approximately 3:30 a.m., as the group loudly discussed what radio station should play, Quintero drove at roughly 60 mph toward cars stopped for an unrelated accident. Unable to stop in time, Quintero reportedly veered to the right, crossing over two lanes of trafc and rear-ended a car that hit a third before stopping. No one was injured in those two vehicles but inside Quinteros car two of the passengers had minor injuries like bruising and chest pain. Qaqish was thrown forward by the impact and knocked unconscious. She died at the hospital. The California Highway Patrol reported nding an open alcohol container in the car and Quinteros blood alcohol level 90 minutes later tested .15 and .16. doll, washer machine and even his pet dog. Finally, he thinks hes done so when his dad uses a remote to start the Passat. The boy is shocked. Volkswagen took a gamble by releasing the spot before the game something most advertisers didnt do last year. But the move paid off: the ad quickly became a viral hit on video-sharing website YouTube, with 49.4 million views since. And it came in No. 3 on USA Todays Ad Meter, which ranks Super Bowl commercials. (The top two ads, tied for rst, was

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developers have the ability as well as the experience to complete such developments and put forward ideas that met the citys downtown plan. Grosvenor, an international property development, investment and fund management group, put forward a mixed-use project using lot E located between Lorton Avenue, Park Road, Burlingame Avenue and Howard Avenue and the adjacent post ofce. The concept encompasses both properties and was created in partnership with San Francisco-based BAR Architects. It includes an urban village with 100 residential units, 35,000 square feet of retail and/or restaurant space and 125 residential parking spaces, according to a staff report written by Community Development Director Bill Meeker. Grosvenor proposes to either pay an in-

ed to take, had questionable feasibility or the response lacked adequate specic detail. Burlingame owns 20 surface parking lots distributed throughout downtown. The Burlingame Downtown Specific Plan, centered on the Burlingame and Howard avenues commercial area, encourages mixed-use and/or residential development to maintain and enhance the vibrant pedestrian-oriented shopping area. Since parking is considered extremely important to downtowns vitality, the request for proposal states that any new developments must provide for the replacement of public parking spaces either at the development site or at another location. Thus, there will be no net loss of parking downtown. The council meets in 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7 at City Hall, 501 Primrose Road.
Heather Murtagh can be reached by email: or by phone: (650) 344-5200 ext. 105.

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On Friday, a judge imposed a two-year term, less than half the four-year, fourmonth maximum allowed under the terms of the negotiated settlement or the ve years prosecutors originally requested. Either still fell short of the 11-year term Quintero faced if convicted by a jury in Qaqishs death. Its a little disappointing. Two years doesnt seem like a lot for causing the death of a human being, said Chief Deputy District Attorney Karen Guidotti. But Quintero is extremely remorseful and hopes once freed from prison to share his story with others about the dangerous consequences of what he did, said defense attorney Guy Louie. It is a tragic mistake when kids get behind the wheel when theyre drinking, Louie said.

Quintero has been in custody in lieu of $325,000 bail since his arrest. He has earned credit of 391 days since against his sentence and Louie said while incarcerated Quintero earned his high school equivalency and completed a rehabilitation program. In another twist to the case, last month Department of Alcohol Beverage Control investigators arrested the two people allegedly responsible for furnishing the alcohol for Qaqish. Abduhl Azeen Buksh, 45, and a clerk at the market at 130 S. Spruce Ave. in South San Francisco, and 51-year-old Amelia Chin of Alameda, formerly of South San Francisco, both face charges. The ABC said Qaqish bought the liquor in clear view of both. Chin is the mother of one of Qaqishs friends and accompanied Qaqish inside the store to help her make the buy, according to the ABC.
Michelle Durand can be reached by email: or by phone: (650) 344-5200 ext. 102.

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CASE# CIV 511251 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, 400 COUNTY CENTER RD, REDWOOD CITY CA 94063 PETITION OF Mary Melissa McGuire TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner, Mary Melissa McGuire filed a petition with this court for a decree changing name as follows: Present name: Mary Melissa McGuire Proposed name: Melissa Upp McGuire THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter shall appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. A HEARING on the petition shall be held on March 27, 2012 at 9 a.m., Dept. PJ, Room 2E, at 400 County Center, Redwood City, CA 94063. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation: Daily Journal Filed: 01/30/2012 /s/ Beth Freeman/ Judge of the Superior Court Dated: 01/26/2012 (Published 02/04/12, 02/11/12, 02/18/12, 02/25/12)

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248219 The following person is doing business as: Betty Cohen Counseling, 1601 Bayshore Hwy., Ste. 123, Burlingame, CA 94010 is hereby registered by the following owner: Betty Cohen, P. O Box 1369, Millbrae, CA 94030. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ Betty Cohen / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 12/30/2011. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 01/14/12, 01/21/12, 01/28/12, 02/04/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248406 The following person is doing business as: Tastebuds, 582 San Bruno Ave. West, San Bruno, CA 94066 is hereby registered by the following owner: MBZ Inc., CA. The business is conducted by a Corporation. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 05/28/2008. /s/ Wilfredo B. V. Fernando / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/12/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 01/14/12, 01/21/12, 01/28/12, 02/04/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248061 The following persons are doing business as: BGC Solutions, 2751 S. Norfolk St. #107, SAN MATEO, CA 94403 is hereby registered by the following owners: Stanislav Georgiev, 2356 Amethyst Dr., Santa Clara, CA 95051, George Vitchev, same address and Stefan Gloutnikov, 676 Gail Ave., #H3, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. The business is conducted by a Limited Partnership. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on. /s/ Stanislav Georgiev / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 12/15/2011. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 01/14/12, 01/21/12, 01/28/12, 02/04/12).

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248077 The following person is doing business as: Peninsula Sexual Health, 1663 Rollins Rd., BURLINGAME, CA 94010 is hereby registered by the following owner: Johanna Jirven-Lipton, same address. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on. /s/ Johanna Jirven-Lipton / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 12/16/2011. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 01/14/12, 01/21/12, 01/28/12, 02/04/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248058 The following person is doing business as: m, 295 Old County RD #10, SAN CARLOS, CA 94070 is hereby registered by the following owner: Robert Stella, 1728 Robean Dr., San Mateo, CA 94403. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on. /s/ Robert Stella / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 12/15/2011. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 01/14/12, 01/21/12, 01/28/12, 02/04/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248484 The following person is doing business as: Accent On Jewelry, 643 Laurel St., SAN CARLOS, CA 94070 is hereby registered by the following owner: Elite Jewelry & Loan, INC., CA. The business is conducted by a Corporation. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on . /s/ Olga Gordey Chev / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/19/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 01/21/12, 01/28/12, 02/04/12, 02/11/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248200 The following person is doing business as: Absolute Beauty, 47 Skyline Plz., DALY CITY, CA 94015 is hereby registered by the following owner: New Absolute Beauty, INC., CA. The business is conducted by a Corporation. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on . /s/ Amy Pun / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 12/29/2011. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 01/21/12, 01/28/12, 02/04/12, 02/11/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248199 The following person is doing business as: Maple Lighting, INC., 1275 Lasuen Ct., MILLBRAE, CA 94030 is hereby registered by the following owner: Maple Lighting, INC, CA. The business is conducted by a Corporation. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on N/A . /s/ Ying Zi Zhong / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 12/29/2011. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 01/21/12, 01/28/12, 02/04/12, 02/11/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248705 The following person is doing business as: Primrose Cleaners, 339 Primrose Rd, BURLINGAME, CA 94010 is hereby registered by the following owner: Chranbus, INC., CA. The business is conducted by a Corporation. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ James Lee / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 02/01/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/04/12, 02/11/12, 02/18/12, 02/25/12).

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248704 The following person is doing business as: Park Place Cleaners, 1041 Park Place, SAN MATEO, CA 94402 is hereby registered by the following owner: Chranbus, INC., CA. The business is conducted by a Corporation. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ James Lee / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 02/01/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/04/12, 02/11/12, 02/18/12, 02/25/12).

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248322 The following person is doing business as: Als Distribution, 1060 Carolan Ave. #207, BURLINGAME, CA 94010 is hereby registered by the following owner: Alaiddin Ahmad, same address. The business is conducted by a Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 12/01/2012 /s/ Alaiddin Ali Ahmad / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/06/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/04/12, 02/11/12, 02/18/12, 02/25/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248301 The following person is doing business as: Doggie Run, 1197B Laurel St., SAN CARLOS, CA 94070 is hereby registered by the following owner: Lajos Fekete, 400 Davey Glen Rd. #4829, Belmont, CA 94002. The business is conducted by a Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ Lajos Fekete / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/06/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/04/12, 02/11/12, 02/18/12, 02/25/12). STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT of USE of FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #M-241839 The following person has abandoned the use of the fictitious business name: Park Place Cleaners, 1041 Park Place, SAN MATEO, CA 94402. The fictitious business name referred to above was filed in County on 02/02/12. The business was conducted by: Young Lee, same address. /s/ Young Lee / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on 02/001/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/04/12, 02/11/12, 02/18/12, 02/25/12). STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT of USE of FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #247948 The following person has abandoned the use of the fictitious business name: Delfin Consulting, 810 Cambridge Ave, MENLO PARK, CA 94025. The fictitious business name referred to above was filed in County on 12/07/12. The business was conducted by: Tahia Moseley, same address. /s/ Tahia Moseley / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on 01/06/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/04/12, 02/11/12, 02/18/12, 02/25/12).

210 Lost & Found

FOUND AT Chase Bank parking lot in Burlingame 3 volume books "temple" and others 650 344-6565 FOUND JAN 3: digital camera in parking lot near Pillar Point Harbor. If yours, contact me with description. (415)412-1858 LOST - 2 silver rings and silver watch, May 7th in Burlingame between Park Rd. & Walgreens, Sentimental value. Call Gen @ (650)344-8790 LOST - Small Love Bird, birght green with orange breast. Adeline Dr. & Bernal Ave., Burlingame. Escaped Labor Day weekend. REWARD! (650)343-6922 LOST: Center cap from wheel of Cadillac. Around Christmas time. Chrome with multi-colored Cadillac emblem in center. Small hole near edge for locking device. Belmont or San Carlos area. Joel 650-592-1111.

298 Collectibles
ORIGINAL SMURF FIGURES - 19791981, 18+ mushroom hut, 1 1/2 x 3 1/2, all $40., (650)518-0813 PLAYBOY COLLECTION 1960-2008 over 550 issues good condition, $100., SOLD PRECIOUS MOMENTS vinyl dolls - 16, 3 sets of 2, $35. each set, (650)518-0813 SPORTS CARDS, huge collection, over 20,000 cards, stars, rookies, hall of famers. $100 for all. SOLD

304 Furniture
COFFEE TABLE 62"x32" Oak (Dark Stain) w/ 24" side Table, Leaded Beveled Glass top. - $90. 650-766-9553 COUCH-FREE. OLD world pattern, soft fabric. Some cat scratch damage-not too noticeable. 650-303-6002 DINING ROOM SET - table, four chairs, lighted hutch, $500. all, (650)296-3189 DINING SET glass table with rod iron & 4 blue chairs $100/all. 650-520-7921, 650245-3661 DISPLAY CASE wood & glass 31 x 19 inches $30. (650)873-4030 DRAFTING TABLE 30 x 42' with side tray. excellent cond $75. (650)949-2134 DRUM TABLE - brown, perfect condition, nice design, with storage, $45., (650)345-1111 END TABLE marble top with drawer with matching table $70/all. (650)520-0619 END TABLES (2) - One for $5. hand carved, other table is antique white marble top with drawer $40., (650)308-6381 END TABLES (2)- Cherry finish, still in box, need to assemble, 26L x 21W x 21H, $100. for both, (650)592-2648 FOAM INCLINER for twin bed $40 650-692-1942 FOLDING PICNIC table - 8 x 30, 7 folding, padded chairs, $80. (650)364-0902 HAND MADE portable jewelry display case wood and see through lid $45. 25 x 20 x 4 inches. (650)592-2648. LOUNGE CHAIRS - 2 new, with cover & plastic carring case & headrest, $35. each, (650)592-7483 MATTRESS TOPPER chrome full size $15., (650)368-3037 MIRROR, NICE, large, 30x54, $25. SSF (650)583-8069 MODULAR DESK/BOOKCASE/STORAGE unit - Cherry veneer, white laminate, $75., (650)888-0039 OFFICE LAMP, small. Black & white with pen holder and paper holder. Brand new, in the box. $10 (650)867-2720 OVAL DINING Room table " birch" finish with 2 leaves 4 chairs $100 (650) 593-7026 PAPASAN CHAIRS (2) -with cushions $45. each set, (650)347-8061 ROCKING CHAIR - Traditional, full size Rocking chair. Excellent condition $100., (650)504-3621 SOFA (LIVING room) Large, beige. You pick up $45 obo. 650-692-1942 STEREO CABINET walnut w/3 black shelves 16x 22x42. $35, 650-341-5347 STORAGE TABLE light brown lots of storage good cond. $45. (650)867-2720

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248657 The following person is doing business as: Legacy Supply Chain Services, 1818 Gilbreth Rd. #228, BURLINGAME, CA 94010 is hereby registered by the following owner: Griffin Transport Service, INC., CA. The business is conducted by a Corporation. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ Russ Rommis / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/31/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/04/12, 02/11/12, 02/18/12, 02/25/12).

299 Computers
HP PRINTER Deskjet 970c color printer. Excellent condition. Software & accessories included. $30. 650-574-3865

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248680 The following person is doing business as: KS Home Inspections, 260 Topaz St., REDWOOD CITY, CA 94062 is hereby registered by the following owner: Ken Susnara, same address. The business is conducted by a Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 02/21/2012 /s/ Ken Susnara / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 02/01/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/04/12, 02/11/12, 02/18/12, 02/25/12).

300 Toys
BILINGUAL POWER lap top 6 actividaes $18 650 349-6059

294 Baby Stuff

REDMON WICKER baby bassinet $25 OBO Crib Mattress $10 650 678-4398

RADIO-CONTROL SAILBOAT: Robbie model. Power: Futabas ATTAK, 75.750 mghz.Excellent condition, ready to use. Needs batteries. $70.00 650-341- 3288

296 Appliances
BISSELL UPRIGHT vacuum cleaner clear view model $45 650-364-7777 CHOPPERS (4) with instructions $7/all. (650)368-3037 DRYER WHIRLPOOL heavyduty dryer. Almond, Good condtiio. W 29 L35 D26 $100 SOLD ELECTRIC HEATER - Oil filled electric heater, 1500 watts, $30., (650)504-3621 HOVER WIND tunnel vacuum. Like new $60 (650) 697-1724 RADIATOR HEATER, oil filled, electric, 1500 watts $25. (650)504-3621 SHOP VACUUM rigid brand 3.5 horse power 9 gal wet/dry $40. (650)591-2393 SUNBEAM TOASTER -Automatic, excellent condition, $30., (415)346-6038 VACUUM CLEANER excellent condition $45. (650)878-9542 VACUUM CLEANER Oreck-cannister type $40., (650)637-8244 WHIRLPOOL WASHING MACHINE used but works perfectly, many settings, full size top load, $90., (650)888-0039

302 Antiques
1912 COFFEE Percolator Urn. perfect condition includes electric cord $85. (415)565-6719 CHINA CABINET - Vintage, 6 foot, solid mahogany. $300/obo. (650)867-0379

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248660 The following person is doing business as: Galaxy Rose, 204 Chapman Rd., WOODSIDE, CA 94062 is hereby registered by the following owner: Sharon Rose Atwell, same address. The business is conducted by a Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ Sharon Rose Atwell / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/31/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/04/12, 02/11/12, 02/18/12, 02/25/12).

303 Electronics
18 INCH TV Monitor with built-in DVD with remote, $21. Call (650)308-6381 3 SHELF SPEAKERS - 8 OM, $15. each, (650)364-0902 46 MITSUBISHI Projector TV, great condition. $400. (650)261-1541. BIG SONY TV 37" - Excellent Condition Worth $2300 will Sacrifice for only $95., (650)878-9542 FLIP CAMCORDER $50. (650)583-2767 PANASONIC TV 21 inch $25., (650)637-8244 PS2 GAME console $75.00 (650)591-4710 SONY TRINITRON 37" TV with Remote Good Condition $65 call 650 596-9601 TOSHIBA 42 LCD flat screen TV HD in very good condition, $300., Call at (650)533-9561 TV 25 inch color with remote $25. Sony 12 inch color TV, $10 Excellent condition. (650)520-0619 TV SET Philips 21 inch with remote $40., (650)692-3260 ZENITH TV 12" $50 650 755-9833 (Daly City). (650)755-9833

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297 Bicycles
26 MOUNTAIN BIKE, fully suspended, multi gears, foldable. Like new, never ridden. $200. SOLD

298 Collectibles
1982 PRINT "A Tune Off The Top Of My Head" See: 650-204-0587 $75 2 FIGURINES - 1 dancing couple, 1 clown face. both $15. (650)364-0902 49ER REPORT issues '85-'87 $35/all, (650)592-2648 85 USED Postage Stamps All different from 1920's - 1990's. Includes air mail stamps and famous Americans stamps. $4 (650)787-8600 ARMY SHIRT, long sleeves, with pockets. XL $15 each (408)249-3858 BAY MEADOWS (650)345-1111 bag $30.each,

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2 DINETTE Chairs (650)692-3260 both for $29

2 END Tables solid maple '60's era $40/both. (650)670-7545 42" ROUND Oak Table (with 12") leaf. Clean/Great Cond. $40. 650-766-9553. ARMOIRE CABINET (415)375-1617 $90., Call

TEA CHEST , Bombay, burgundy, glass top, perfect cond. $35 (650)345-1111 VANITY ETHAN Allen maple w/drawer and liftup mirror like new $95 (650)349-2195

BEANIE BABIES in cases with TY tags attached, good condition. $10 each or 12 for $100. (650) 588-1189 COLLECTIBLE CHRISTMAS TREE STAND with 8 colored lights at base / also have extra lights, $50., (650)593-8880 COLLECTIBLES: RUSSELL Baze Bobbleheads Bay Meadows, $10 EA. brand new in original box. (415)612-0156 COLORIZED TERRITORIAL Quarters uncirculated with Holder $15/all, (408)249-3858 GAYLORD PERRY 8x10 signed photo $10 (650)692-3260 JACK TASHNER signed ball $25. Richard (650)834-4926 JOE MONTANA signed authentic retirement book, $39., (650)692-3260 OLYMPUS DIGITAL camera - C-4000, doesnt work, great for parts, has carrying case, $30. (650)347-5104

306 Housewares
"PRINCESS HOUSE decorator urn "Vase" cream with blue flower 13 inch H $25., (650)868-0436 25 LOVELY Vases all sizes $1 to $3 each ( Florist Delight ) 650 755-9833 3 LARGE Blue Ceramic Pots $10 each 650 755-9833 CANDLEHOLDER - Gold, angel on it, tall, purchased from Brueners, originally $100., selling for $30.,(650)867-2720 CEILING FAN multi speed, brown and bronze $45. (650)592-2648 DRIVE MEDICAL design locking elevated toilet seat. New. $45. (650)343-4461 LAMPS - 2 southwestern style lamps with engraved deer. $85 both, obo, (650)343-4461 PERSIAN TEA set for 8. Including spoon, candy dish, and tray. Gold Plated. $100. (650) 867-2720

BASKET CHAIR with cushion. Comfy, armchair-size, new! $49., (650)366-0750 BASSET LOVE Seat Hide-a-Bed, Beige, Good Cond. Only $30! 650-766-9553 BEAUTIFUL DINNER set service for 12 excellent condition $50 (Foster City) (954) 907-0100 BEAUTIFUL ORIENTAL Table. 32" by 32" 12" legs, Rosewood, Lightweight, $75 650 871-7200 BOOKSHELF $10.00 (650)591-4710 BREAKFAST NOOK DINETTE TABLEsolid oak, 53X66, $29., (650)583-8069 CAST AND metal headboard and footboard. white with brass bars, Queen size $95 650-588-7005 CHANDELIER WITH 5 lights/ candelabre base with glass shades $20. (650)504-3621


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ELECTRIC TYPEWRITER Smith Corona $60. (650)878-9542 OFFICE LAMP new $7. (650)345-1111


310 Misc. For Sale
9 CARRY-ON bags (assorted) - extra large, good condition, $10. each obo, (650)349-6059 AMERICAN HERITAGE books 107 Volumes Dec.'54-March '81 $99/all (650)345-5502 ANGEL WITH lights 12 inches High $12. (650)368-3037 ART BOOKS hard Cover, full color (10) Norman Rockwell and others $10 each 650-364-7777 ARTIFICIAL FICUS Tree 6 ft. life like, full branches. in basket $55. (650)269-3712 BARBARA TAYLOR BRADFORD hardback books. 4 at $3.00 each or all for $10., Call (650)341-1861 BARBIE BEACH vacation & Barbie princess bride computer games $15 each, (650)367-8949 BBQ GILL with Cover 31/2' wide by 3' tall hardly used $49. 650 347-9920 BBQ KETTEL Grill, Uniflame 21 $35 (650)347-8061 BBQ SMOKER BBQ Grill, LP Coleman, Alaskan Cookin Machine, cost $140 sell $75. 650-344-8549 BBQ SMOKER, w/propane tank, wheels, shelf, sears model $86 650-344-8549 BBQ SMOKER, w/propane tank, wheels, shelf, sears model $86 650-344-8549 BEADS - Glass beads for jewelry making, $75. all, (650)676-0732 BEADS - Glass beads for jewelry making, $75. all, (650)676-0732 BIRD FEEDER 3" high, free standing, sturdy, and never used $15 (415) 333-8540 BOOK "LIFETIME" (408)249-3858 WW1 $12.,

310 Misc. For Sale

BOOK - Fighting Aircraft of WWII, Janes, 1000 illustrations, $65., (650)593-8880 BOOK NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC NATIONAL AIR MUSEUMS $15 (408)249-3858 BOXES MOVING storage or office assorted sizes 50 cents /each (50 total) 650-347-8061 CAMPING CUPS and plates (NEW)-B/O (650)591-4710 CANDLE HOLDER with angel design, tall, gold, includes candle. Purchased for $100, now $30. (650)345-1111 CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS, Pine cones, icicle lights, mini lights, wreath rings, $4.00 each. SOLD! COLEMAN PROPANE camp stove $25.00 (650)591-4710 COLEMAN PROPANE lantern $15.00 (650)591-4710 CRAFTMENS 15 GALLON WET DRYVAC with variable speeds and all the attachments, $40., (650)593-7553 DOOM (3) computer games $15/each 2 total, (650)367-8949 DUFFEL BAGS - 1 Large Duffel Bag ,1 Xtra Lg. Duffel w Wheels, 1 Leather weekender Satchel, $75. (650)871-7211 ELECTRONIC TYPEWRITER good condition $50., (650)878-9542 ELVIS PRESLEY poster book $20. (650)692-3260 FOAM SLEEP (650)591-4710 roll (2)-$10.00/each

310 Misc. For Sale

OIL PAINTING - Beautiful Daisies on canvas, artist signed, solid wooden frame 12 3/4" by 14 3/4" ready to hang excellent condition, Burlingame, $35., SOLD PACHIRA PLANT 3ft. H. (Money plant) with decorative Pot $30. (650)592-2648 PICTORIAL WORLD $80/all (650)345-5502 History Books

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Millbrae Jewelers Est. 1957 400 Broadway - Millbrae

SOLID TEAK floor model 16 wine rack with turntable $60. (650)592-7483 SUSHI SET - Blue & white includes 4 of each: chopsticks, plates, chopstick holders, still in box, $9., (650)755-8238

310 Misc. For Sale

10 PLANTS (assorted) for $3.00 each, (650)349-6059 12 DAYS of Christmas vintage drinking Glasses 1970 Color prints Prefect condition original box $25 (650)873-8167 1970 TIFFANY style swag lamp with opaque glass, $59., (650)692-3260 21 PIECE Punch bowl glass set $55., (650)341-8342 21-PIECE HAIR cut kit, home pro, Wahl, never used, $25. (650)871-7200 29 BOOKS - Variety of authors, $25., (650)589-2893 3 CRAFT BOOKS - hardcover, over 500 projects, $40., (650)589-2893 3 FLOORBOARDS: for 8 INFLATABLE: Our boating days over. Spar-Varnish, very good condition; Stored inside. All:$10.00 (650)341-3288 30 DISNEY Books $1.00 each 650 368-3037 30 PAPERBACK BOOKS - 4 children titles, several duplicate copies, many other single copies, $12. all, (650)347-5104 4 IN 1 stero unit. CD player broken. $20 650-834-4926 4 WHEEL Nova walker with basket $100 (sells new for over $200) SOLD! 5 CUP electric coffee marker $8.00 650 368-3037 5 PHOTOGRAPHIC civil war books plus 4 volumes of Abraham Lincoln war years books $90 B/O must see 650 345-5502 7 UNDERBED STORAGE BINS - Vinyl with metal frame, 42 X 18 X 6, zipper closure, $5. ea., (650)364-0902

307 Jewelry & Clothing

BEADS, - Handmade in Greece. Many colors, shapes, sizes Full Jewely tray, over 100 pieces, $30., (650)595-4617 BRACELET - Ladies authentic Murano glass from Italy, vibrant colors, like new, $100., (650)991-2353 Daly City GALLON SIZE bag of costume jewelry various sizes, colors, $80. for bag, (650)589-2893 LADIES GOLD Lame' elbow lengthgloves sz 7.5 $15 New. (650)868-0436

RACCOON TRAP 32" long by 10" wide 12" high $25 650 365-1797 REPLACEMENT WALL Heater Louisville Tin; Model Cozy #W255A Natural Gas, New, never used $350.00 obo (650) 340-7812 SAWDUST - no charge! free! clean, 15 bags, SOLD SESAME STREET toilet seat excellent condition $12 650 349-6059 SF GREETING Cards (300 w/envelopes) factory sealed $20. (650)207-2712 SHOWER POOR custom made 48 x 69 $70 (650)692-3260 SMALL DOG wire cage; pink, two doors with divider $50.00 (650) 743-9534. SONY PROJECTION TV Good condtion, w/ Remote, Black $100 (650)345-1111 SPEAKER STANDS - Approx. 30" tall. Black. $50 for the pair, (650)594-1494 STUART WOODS Hardback Books 2 @ $3.00 each. (650)341-1861 STYLISH WOOD tapesty basket with handle on wheels for magazines, newspapers, etc., $5., (650)308-6381 TENT $30.00 (650)591-4710 TIRE CHAINS - brand new, in box, never used, multiple tire sizes, $25., (650)5941494 TIRE CHAINS - used once includes rubber tighteners plus carrying case. call for corresponding tire size, $20., (650)3455446 VASE WITH flowers 2 piece good for the Holidays $25 650 867-2720 VIDEO CENTER 38 inches H 21 inches W still in box $45., (408)249-3858 WALGREENS BRAND Water Pitcher Royal Blue Top 2 Quart New in Box $10 Ea use all brand Filters 650-873-8167 WALKER - never used, $85., (415)239-9063 WALKER. INVACARE 6291-3f, dual release walker. Fixed 3" wheels & glider tips. Brand new. $50. (650)594-1494 WINE CARBOYS, 5 gal. $5 ea., have 2 Daly City (415)333-8540


316 Clothes
49ER SWEATSHIRT with hood size 8 extra large $100 obo. (650)346-9992 BLACK Leather pants Mrs. size made in France size 40 $99. (650)558-1975 BLACK LEATHER tap shoes 9M great condition $99. (650)558-1975 BOOTS - purple leather, size 8, ankle length, $50.obo, (650)592-9141 EUROPEAN STYLE nubek leather ladies winter coat - tan colored with green lapel & hoodie, $100., (650)888-0129

308 Tools
CIRCULAR SAW, Craftsman-brand, 10, 4 long x 20 wide. Comes w/ stand - $70. (650)678-1018 CLICKER TORQUE Wrench, 20 - 150 pounds, new with lifetime warranty and case, $39, 650-595-3933 CRAFTSMAN 3/4 horse power 3,450 RPM $60 (650)347-5373 DAYTON ELECTRIC 1 1/2 horse power 3,450 RPM $50 (650)347-5373 DAYTON ELECTRIC 1 1/2 horse power 1,725 RPM $60 (650)347-5373 ENGINE ANALYZER & timing lightSears Penske USA, for older cars, like new, $60., SOLD HAND DRILL $6.00 (415) 333-8540 LAWN MOWER reel type push with height adjustments. Just sharpened $45 650-591-2144 San Carlos TABLE SAW 10", very good condition $85. (650) 787-8219

A Place For Fine Hats Sharon Heights
325 Sharon Heights Drive Menlo Park

LADIES DOWN jacket light yellow with dark brown lining $35. (650)868-0436 LADIES FAUX FUR COAT - Satin lining, size M/L, $100. obo, (650)525-1990 LADIES JACKET size 3x 70% wool 30% nylon never worn $50. (650)592-2648 LADIES ROYAL blue rain coat with zippered flannel plaid liner size 12 RWC $15. (650)868-0436 LANE BRYANT assorted clothing. Sizes 2x-3x. 22-23, $5-$10/ea., brand new with tags. SOLD LEVIS MENS jeans - Size 42/30, well faded, excellent condition, $10., (650)595-3933 MANS SUEDE-LIKE jacket, New, XXLg. $25. 650 871-7211 MEN'S SUIT almost new $25. 650-573-6981 MENS CASUAL Dress slacks 2 pairs khaki 34Wx32L, 36Wx32L 2 pairs black 32WX32L, 34Wx30L $35 (650)347-5104 Brown.

FRAMED FLORAL painting, very old print artist signed, Max Streckenbach 12.5x15 beautiful gold painted wooden frame Great condition Burlingame, $55 SOLD FRAMED PAINTING - Girl picking daisies, green & white, 22x26, $50., (650)592-2648 GAME "BEAT THE EXPERTS" never used $8., (408)249-3858 GEORGE Magazines, 30, all intact $50/all OBO. (650)574-3229, Foster City HARDBACK BOOKS - Complete set, 6 volumes, by Winston S. Churchill, 2nd WW, published 1948-1953, great condition, dustjackets, $100.all, (650)3475104 HARLEY DAVIDSON black phone, perfect condition $65 650 867-2720 JAMES PATTERSON BOOKS - 3 hardback @$3. each, 5 paperbacks @$1. each, (650)341-1861 JANET EVANOVICH (4) hardback books $3/each (8) paperback books $1/each 650-341-1861 LARGE BOWL - Hand painted and signed. Shaped like a goose. Blue and white $45 (650)592-2648 LARGE PRINT. Hard Cover. Mystery Books. Current Author. (20) $2 each 650-364-7777 LIMITED QUANTITY VHS porno tapes, $8. each, (650)871-7200 MANUAL WHEECHAIRS (2) $75 each. 650-343-1826 MEN'S ASHTON and Hayes leather briefcase new. Burgundy color. $95 obo, (650)343-4461 MIRROR, ETHAN ALLEN - 57-in. high x 21-in. wide, maple frame and floor base, like new, $95., (650)349-2195 MOTORCYCLE JACKET black leather Size 42, $60.obo, SOLD NEW LIVING Yoga Tape for Beginners $8. 650-578-8306 NEW SPODE hand painted "TOYS AROUND THE TREE" cookie jar. Still in Box, $30., (650)583-7897

610 Crossword Puzzle

610 Crossword Puzzle

610 Crossword Puzzle

Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle

Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis
ACROSS 1 Monster 9 Doesnt anyone else see this? 15 Ivory tower milieu 16 Ottoman officials 17 Blue chip, e.g. 19 Its south of Vesuvius 20 Vermont ski resort 21 Bar choice 22 URL part 23 Lamb kin 24 Flushed 25 Small change, maybe 27 Runion attendee 29 Job transfer consequence, for short 30 Winner of the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for Music 32 Incan herd members 34 Artisan 36 Horn of Africa native 39 Disney character voiced by Robby Benson 43 Spacewalks, for short 44 Bargaining side 46 Uruguays Punta del __ 47 Pump choice: Abbr. 48 Augsburgers article 49 Neapolitan crowd? 50 Spring bloomer 52 Soft bunches 54 Foot massage expert? 55 Fitness ideal 58 17th/18th-century division of New France 59 Motel posting 60 Grammer with Emmys 61 Intern, often DOWN 1 Adaptation words 2 Transition zone between plant communities 3 Obsessed 4 Poet __ St. Vincent Millay 5 NSAID, e.g. 6 __ babbino caro: Oh my beloved father (Puccini) 7 Monkeyed (with) 8 You look familiar ... 9 __ fatso: bit of Archie Bunker languagemangling 10 Didnt play 11 Creeds 12 Euclidean proposal 13 Honoree of a sixmeter-high Johannesburg statue 14 Oaxaca y Veracruz 18 Part of FEMA: Abbr. 26 Guayaquil girls: Abbr. 27 Delicate 28 Iconic bull 29 Indian princess 31 Team that plays in Fla.s Amway Center 33 Chocolate companion? 35 An abbreviation of 36 LPGA star who is the youngest living World Golf Hall of Fame inductee 37 Not neat 38 Mysteriously enchanting 40 Elaines home, in Arthurian legend 41 Close overlap of fugue voices 42 Ring around a crib? 45 Score words for a pair 51 Criteria: Abbr. 52 Caterers delivery 53 Like many horses 54 Seurats Seine scene 56 Road reversal, familiarly 57 Punk rock offshoot

311 Musical Instruments

2 ORGANS, antique tramp, $100 each. (650)376-3762 3 ACCORDIONS $110/ea. 1 Small Accordion $82. (650)376-3762. ELECTRIC STARCASTER Guitar black&white with small amplifier $75. 650-358-0421 HAMMOND B-3 Organ and 122 Leslie Speaker. Excellent condition. $8,500.00 private owner, (650)349-1172 HOHNER CUE stick guitar HW 300 G Handcrafted $75 650 771-8513 PIANO ORGAN, good condition. $110. (650)376-3762

NANCY'S TAILORING & BOUTIQUE Custom Made & Alterations 889 Laurel Street San Carlos, CA 94070 650-622-9439
NEW BROWN LEATHER JACKET- XL $25., 650-364-0902 REVERSIBLE, SOUVENIR JACKET San Francisco: All-weather, zip-front, hood. Weatherproof 2-tone tan.; Inner: navy fleece, logos SF & GG bridge. $20.00 650-341-328 VINTAGE CLOTHING 1930 Ermine fur coat Black full length $35 650 755-9833


312 Pets & Animals

BIRD CAGE 14x14x8 ecellent condition $25 Daly City, (650)755-9833

317 Building Materials

WHITE STORM/SCREEN door. Size is 35 1/4" x 79 1/4". Asking $75.00. Call (650)341-1861

318 Sports Equipment 381 Homes for Sale

"EVERLAST FOR HER" Machine to help lose weight $40., (650)368-3037 13 ASSORTED GOLF CLUBS- Good Quality $3.50 each. Call (650) 349-6059. BASKETBALL RIM, net & backboard $35/all 650-345-7132 Leave message. BOYS BOXING gloves $8. 341-8342 DARTBOARD - New, regulation 18 dimeter, Halex brand w/mounting hardware, 6 brass darts, $16., (650)681-7358 GOLF BALLS (325) $65 (650)341-5347 GOLF BALLS in new carton Dunlop, Wilson, & Top Flight $9.00 650 341-8342 GOLF CLUBS - Complete set of mens golf clubs with bag. Like new, $100., (650)593-7553 MORRELL TODD Richards 75 Snowboard (Good Condition) with Burton Boots (size 6 1/2) - $50. 650-766-9553 NORDICA 955 rear entry ski boots.Mens size 10 -1/2. Excellent condition. $25., (650)594-1494 TENNIS RACKET oversize with cover and 3 Wilson Balls $25 (650)692-3260 TWO YOGA Videos. Never used, one with Patrisha Walden, one by Rebok with booklet. Both $6 (650)755-8238 WATER SKI'S - Gold cup by AMFA Voit $40., (650)574-4586 YOUTH GOLF Bag great condition with six clubs putter, drivers and accessories $65. 650-358-0421

381 Homes for Sale


Lacewell Realty 315 Wanted to Buy 315 Wanted to Buy

By James Sajdak (c)2012 Tribune Media Services, Inc.



322 Garage Sales 340 Camera & Photo Equip.
SONY CYBERSHOT DSC-T-50 - 7.2 MP digital camera (black) with case, $175., (650)208-5598

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


620 Automobiles
MERCEDES 06 C230 - 6 cylinder, navy blue, 60K miles, 2 year warranty, $18,000, (650)455-7461

670 Auto Service

672 Auto Stereos


Open Thurs. & Fri 10-2:00 Sat 10-3:00 Episcopal Church 1 South El Camino Real San Mateo 94401

Repair Restore Sales
Mercedes-Benz Specialists

345 Medical Equipment

SIEMEN GERMAN made Hearing aid, Never used $99., Bobby (415) 239-5651


Call 650-595-DEAL (3325) Or Stop By Our Lot 1659 El Camino Real San Carols
VW PASSAT WAGON '02 GLX V6, 145K miles, gold, loaded, nice, $4000 (650) 561-2806.

2165 Palm Ave. San Mateo


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

379 Open Houses

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



Make money, make room!


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

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

625 Classic Cars

DATSUN 72 - 240Z with Chevy 350, automatic, custom, $5800 or trade. (650)588-9196 NISSAN 87 Centura - Two door, manual, stick shift, 150K miles. Clean title, good body, $1,250., (415)505-3908 PLYMOUTH 72 CUDA - Runs and drives good, needs body, interior and paint, $12k obo, serious inquiries only. (650)873-8623

2001 Middlefield Road Redwood City (650)299-9991

440 Apartments
BELMONT - prime, quiet location, view, 1 bedroom $1495, 2 bedrooms $1850. New carpets, new granite counters, dishwasher, balcony, covered carports, storage, pool, no pets. (650) 592-1271

325 Estate Sales

AUTO AUCTION The following repossessed vehicles are being sold by Meriwest Credit Union -2010 Volkswagen Tiguan #003180, 2005 Cadillac Escalade #233174, 2004 Chevrolet Aveo #139901. Plus over 100 late model Sport Utilities, Pick Ups, Mini Vans, and luxury cars ---INDOORS---Charity donations sold. Sealed bids will be taken from 8am-8pm on 02/06/2012 and 8am-5pm on 02/07/2012. Sale held at Forrest Faulknor & Sons Auction Company, 175 Sylvester Road, South San Francisco. For more information please visit our web site at


& Paint Expert Body and Paint Personalized Service

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

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


A Full Service Auto Repair Facility

452 Condos for Rent

SAN FRANCISCO $1,800 Including Utilities. Beautiful city view, 1 bedroom 1 bath, AEK, wall to wall carpet, parking, private deck, Laundry, Excellent transportation, (415) 215-1755 AUTO AUCTION The following repossessed vehicles are being sold by Patelco Credit Union on February 7, 2012 starting at 8am ---2004Dodge Neon #561356, 2000 Ford Explorer #C15668, 2004 MBZ C240 #016652, 2001 Jaguar S Type #M07898, 2007 Acura TL #035496, 2005 Toyota Prius #055120. Sealed bids will be taken starting at 8am on 02/07/2012. Sale held at Forrest Faulknor & Sons Auction Company, 175 Sylvester Road, South San Francisco. For more information please visit our web site at

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


317 Greenfield Ave. Fri. & Sat., Feb. 3 & 4 10 am - 4 pm
Entire contents of home!

760 El Camino Real San Carlos (650)593-8085 670 Auto Parts

2 SNOW/CABLE chains good condition fits 13-15 inch rims $10/both San Bruno 650-588-1946 CADILLAC CHROME factory wheels 95 thru 98 Fleetwood $100 650 481-5296 CAMPER/TRAILER/TRUCK OUTSIDE backup mirror 8 diameter fixture. $30. 650-588-1946 CARGO COVER, (black) for Acura MDX $75. 415-516-7060 DENALI WHEELS - 17 inches, near new, 265-70-R17, complete fit GMC 6 lug wheels, $400. all, (650)222-2363 FORD 73 Maverick/Mercury GT Comet, Drive Train 302 V8, C4 Auto Trans. Complete, needs assembly, includes radiator and drive line, call for details, $1250., SOLD. HEAVY DUTY jack stand for camper or SUV $15. (650)949-2134 HONDA CIVIC FRONT SEAT Gray Color. Excellent Condition $90. San Bruno. 415-999-4947 TRUCK RADIATOR - fits older Ford, never used, $100., (650)504-3621

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

645 Boats
BANSHEE SAILBOAT - 13 ft. with extras, $750., (650)343-6563 PLEASURE BOAT, 15ft., 50 horsepower Mercury, $1,300.obo (650)368-2170 PROSPORT 97 - 17 ft. CC 80 Yamaha Pacific, loaded, like new, $9,500 or trade, (650)583-7946.

335 Rugs
WOOL AREA RUG - Multi-green colors, 5 X 7, $65. obo, SOLD

Rooms For Rent

Travel Inn, San Carlos

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

335 Garden Equipment

(GALVANIZED planter with boxed liners 94 x 10 x 9. Two available, $20/all, (415)346-6038 BAMBOO poles 6 to 8 Ft, 30. $15/all, (415)346-6038 FLOWER POTS many size (50 pieces) $15/all, (415)346-6038 PLANTS & POTS - assorted $5/each obo, Call Fe, Sat. & Sun only (650)2188852 POTTED PLANTS (7) $5/each 650-207-0897 TABLE - for plant, $25., perfect condition, (650)345-1111

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

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

CADILLAC 93 Sedan $ 4,000 or Trade Good Condition (650)481-5296 CHEVY HHR 08 - Grey, spunky car loaded, even seat warmers, $9,500. (408)807-6529. CHRYSLER CONCORD 97 XLI - 60K miles, original owner, $2200., SOLD HONDA 10 ACCORD LX - 4 door sedan, low miles, $19K, (650)573-6981 MERCEDES 03 C230K Coupe - 52K miles, $9,500 for more info call (650)344-9117 MERCEDES 05 C-230 66k mi. Sliver, 1 owner, excellent condition, $14,000 obo (650)799-1033

650 RVs
RV. 73 GMC Van, Runs good, $2,850. Will finance, small downpayment. Call for appointments. (650)364-1374

(650) 593-3136
Mention Daily Journal


WE FIX CARS Quailty Work-Value Price Ready to help

620 Automobiles
76 PORSCHE sportmatic NO engine with transmission $100 650 481-5296 BMW 02 325ci, fully loaded, black leather interior, auto, heated seats, new tires, much more! 112K miles. $9,400. (650)692-7916

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

Corner of Saratoga Ave.





Affordable Move In & Move Out Special. Discount first time cleaning Commercial & Residential Free estimates


Bath Remodeler
Lic.#406081 Free Design Assistance Serving Locally 30+ Years BBB Honor Roll

MENAS (650)704-2496
Great Service at a Reasonable Price

Cleaning Services

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

Building/Remodeling DRAFTING SERVICES for Remodels, Additions, and New Construction (650)343-4340 Contractors RISECON NORTH AMERICA
General Contractors / Building & Design New construction, Kitchen-Bath Remodels, Metal Fabrication, Painting Call for free design consultation (650) 274-4484 L#926933

16+ Years in Business


Move in/out Steam Carpet Windows & Screens Pressure Washing

4 STARS CONCRETE INTERLOCK PAVERS Retaining Wall, Fencing, Landscaping, Stamped Concrete, Driveway, Pool Deck, Asphalt, Blocks & Foundation Residential & Commercial Call Lusa or Ben


Professional | Reliable | Trustworthy

(650) 921-5555 (714) 391-7005

Bonded and Insured, Lic# 747709




$25 OFF First Cleaning
Commercial - Residential (we also clean windows) Good References 10 Years Exp.

FREE Estimates (650) 867-9969


Weekend Feb. 4-5, 2012


Hardwood Floors

Hardwood Floors


Handy Help




Specializing in Any Size Projects

for all your electrical needs

Painting Electrical Carpentry Dry Rot

40 Yrs. Experience Retired Licensed Contractor

Interior & Exterior Reasonable Rates Quality Workmanship Guaranteed Free Estimates

Hardwood Floors

Lic# 857741



MTR, INC. CONSTRUCTION (650)201-9161

Lic@ 965267

ELECTRICIAN For all your electrical needs

Residential, Commercial, Troubleshooting, Wiring & Repairing Call Ben at (650)685-6617
Lic # 427952

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

Honest and Very Affordable Price

Excellent References Free Written Estimates Top Quality Painting

Lic. 957975

Painting -Interior & Exterior Electrical

Additions & Remodeling

ANGEL TRUMPET VINE - wine colored blooms, $40., SSF, Bill (650)871-7200

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


Bathrooms & Kitchens Concrete & Drainage Insured & Bonded Affordable Rates
Decks & Fences

Interior & Exterior Pressure Washing Free Estimates


and Landscaping Full Service Includes: Tree Trimming Free Estimates

Hauling Interior Design REBARTS INTERIORS

Hunter Douglas Gallery Free Measuring & Install. 247 California Dr., Burl. (650)348-1268 990 Industrial Blvd., #106 SC (800)570-7885

Lic #514269

(650)315-4011 Gutters


Over 20 years experience Interior & Exterior Commercial & Residential Insured & Bonded Free Estimates


Lic #733213

Call Today (650)207-6830

Lic# 720411

Specializing in:

Redwood Fences Decks Retaining Walls


Landscaping & Pro Gardening Sprinkler systems New fences Flagstone Interlocking pavers New driveways Clean-ups Hauling Gardening Retaining walls Drainage

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

650-756 0694

Call Mike the Painter


(650)271-1320 Plumbing


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

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


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

Additional carpentry, Kitchen & Bath remodeling, Structural repair, Termite & Dry Rot Repair, Electrical, Plumbing & Painting.

ANY CLOGGED DRAIN! Sewer trenchless Pipe replacement Replace sewer line without ruining your yard

(650) 898-4444


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

Call Joe (650)722-3925

Handy Help

Tree Service

Kitchen & Bathroom Remodels Electrical, All types of Roofs. Fences, Tile, Concrete, Painting, Plumbing, Decks All Work Guaranteed

Junk & Debris Clean Up Furniture/Appliance Disposal Tree/Brush Dirt Concrete Demo


Large Removal Trim, Thin, Prune We do demolition and do waste hauls Stump grading


(650) 548-5482
Lic# 728805

FREE ESTIMATES Jorge Sr. (650) 465-6019 Jorge Jr. (650)518-2512

Free Estimates 20 Years Experience (650)921-3341 (650)347-5316

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

(650)771-2432 RDS HOME REPAIRS

Quality, Dependable Handyman Service
General Home Repairs Improvements Routine Maintenance

(650)207-6592 Free Estimates

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

Light moving! Haul Debris! 650-583-6700

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

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


Call Armando (650) 630-0424


Dental Services
Family Dentistry & Smile Restoration UCSF Dentistry Faculty Cantonese, Mandarin & Hindi Spoken 650-477-6920 320 N. San Mateo Dr. Ste 2 San Mateo

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Facials, Waxing, Fitness Body Fat Reduction Pure Organic Facial $48. 1 Hillcrest Blvd, Millbrae (650)697-6868

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



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





Weekend Feb. 4-5, 2012


Dental Services



Health & Medical

Blurry Vision? Eye Infections? Cataracts? For all your eyecare needs.



General Dentistry for Adults & Children

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

What everybody is talking about! South Harbor Restaurant & Bar
425 Marina Blvd., SSF


Breakfast Lunch Dinner Senior Meals, Kids Menu

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

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

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


1720 El Camino Real #225 Burlingame 94010

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1845 El Camino Real Burlingame

(650) 697-3200

(650)692-4281 SUNDAY CHAMPAGNE

Pet Services

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

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


Holiday Banquet Headquarters


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


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

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

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


All natural, byproduct free pet foods! Home Delivery

(650) 347-7007

(650)570-5700 THE AMERICAN BULL

NECK, SHOULDER, OR LOW BACK PAIN? STRESS, INSOMNIA? Acupuncture, Acupressure and Cupping can help. William "The Needle Guy" Chen, Licensed Acupuncturist 650-235-6761 1220A Sixth Ave., Belmont


Grand Opening


14 large screen HD TVs Full Bar & Restaurant

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

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

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

1819 El Camino, in Burlingame Plaza


Obtain a divorce quickly and without the hassle and high cost of attorneys.


Early Bird Special Prime Rib Complete Dinner Mon-Thu
1699 Old Bayshore Blvd. Burlingame


MEDICAL SPA 31 S. El Camino Real Millbrae


World Training Center
Martial Arts & Tae Bo Training

Jewelry & Watch Repair 2323 Broadway Redwood City



Legal Services
SLEEP APNEA We can treat it without CPAP!

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

520 So. El Camino Real #650 San Mateo, CA 94402


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731 Kains Ave, San Bruno


Affordable non-attorney document preparation service Registered & Bonded Divorces, Living Trusts, Corporations, Notary Public
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Where Dreams Begin
2833 El Camino Real San Mateo - (650)458-8881 184 El Camino Real So. S. Francisco -(650)583-2221

Call for a free sleep apnea screening 650-583-5880 Millbrae Dental

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Food AYA SUSHI The Best Sushi & Ramen in Town 1070 Holly Street San Carlos (650)654-1212


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

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Breakfast Lunch Dinner 1750 El Camino Real San Mateo (Borel Square)


Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Dr. Thomas Ferrigno D.C.

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


177 Bovet Rd. #150 San Mateo


Great insurance Great price Special rates for drivers over 50 650-593-7601 ISU LOVERING INSURANCE SERVICES 1121 Laurel St., San Carlos

Massage Therapy Seniors

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$48 per Hour
New Customers Only For First 20 Visits Open 7 days, 10 am -10 pm 633 Veterans Blvd., #C Redwood City


A NO COST Senior Housing Referral Service

Assisted Living. Memory. Residential Homes. Dedicated to helping seniors and families find the right supportive home.




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

24-hour Assisted Living Care located in Burlingame

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

Angel Spa
667 El Camino Real, Redwood City

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

Mills Estate Villa & Burlingame Villa

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

Body & Foot Massage Facial Treatment


1205 Capuchino Ave. Burlingame

Lic.#4105088251/ 415600633

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

CA insurance lic. 0561021


1482 Laurel St. San Carlos

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

Paying too much for COBRA? No coverage? .... Not good!


Cypress Lawn 1370 El Camino Real Colma (650)755-0580


I can help. John Bowman (650)525-9180 CA Lic #0E08395

951 Old County Road Suite 1 Belmont 650-654-2829

Tours 10AM-4PM 2 BR,1BR & Studio Luxury Rental 650-344-8200

850 N. El Camino Real San Mateo


Weekend Feb. 4-5, 2012



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1211 Burlingame Ave (650)-347-7007

Expert Fine Watch & Jewelry Repair

Not afliated with any watch company. Only Authentic ROLEX Factory Parts Are Used

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