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Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012 Vol XII, Edition 156

Sheriffs Office set to take over Millbrae police

Goal is to have county officially take over 12:01 a.m. Monday, March 5
By Heather Murtagh

Millbraes Police Department is set to close in early March when the Sheriffs Ofce takes over after the City Council approved transfer agreements Tuesday evening. In November, the City Council

voted to contract for services provided by the San Mateo County Sheriffs Ofce. On Tuesday, the council approved two transfer agreements to make it happen an agreement with the Millbrae Police Ofcers Association and one with the county about property. The goal is for the county to ofcially take

over service at 12:01 a.m. Monday, March 5. Councilwoman Nadia Holober was the lone dissenting vote for the transfer of assets. She said she opposed the drop in service the new contract would bring to the city. Vice Mayor Gina Papan disagreed noting the city had previously

understaffed the department. Contracting with the county for police services will save Millbrae an estimate $1.693 million in the first year. Those savings will increase in future years over the ve-year contract. The citys current annual budget for the department is $4.258 mil-

lion. When the budget is changed to include vehicles, safety equipment, overhead costs and other costs, the annual budget is raised to $7.27 million. The sheriffs proposal of $4.56 million includes Millbraes own police chief and offers jobs for most employees currently in the depart-

See POLICE, Page 23

Theftmars antiques show, sale

Exhibitors claim jewelry and other items stolen
By Bill Silverfarb


Yesterday, more than 200 residents and supporters of Burlingame Long Term Care came before San Mateo County supervisors (including Carole Groom and Don Horsley, top center) to beg them to not close the facility. Connie Lauer, a six-year resident, (bottom center, sitting next to Sandra Herrick) began crying while explaining how other options like a board and care home are too expensive.Left,a resident,and right,John C.Beiers,county counsel,listen to the supervisors unanimous decision to not renew the lease.

Some exhibitors at a weekend antiques show in San Mateo reported to police they were robbed of jewelry and other items that in one case amounted to more than $50,000. San Mateo police took at least three theft reports from exhibitors at the Hillsborough Antique Show & Sale, one who claimed a handbag with $1,200 in cash was stolen. The handbag was later found in a rest room at the San Mateo County Event Center with the money missing, according to police. One exhibitor, based in Nevada, told the Daily Journal yesterday he was robbed of $55,000 in gold

Emotional end
County closing nursing home in favor of more beds at hospital
By Michelle Durand

See THEFT, Page 22

Facebook has new challenge:Housing

Menlo Park negotiating agreement that pursues housing commitment
By Bill Silverfarb

San Mateo County supervisors unanimously agreed not to renew its lease with Burlingame Long Term Care, a decision capping hours of emotional testimony by residents who begged them not to break up their home and others who challenged the image of the facility as physically unsafe and financially draining.

Please let us stay together because we are a family. I dont know what I would do if I lose my home and my family, said center resident Eileen Nolan who has been disabled for 50 years and said she cannot care for herself. The boards decision means Burlingame Long Term Care on Trousdale Drive will close in July 2013, its 230 residents relocated and approximately 200 workers laid off. The supervisors called the deci-

sion tough but said they need to take a long-range approach to long-term care and nancial solvency. The needs in our community outstrip our ability to pay for them, said Supervisor Dave Pine. Regardless, the boards nal vote was met with loud booing and tears. Several of the residents are MediCal recipients and they worried that the closure means few local options and possibly being forced to relocate far from known surroundings

and loved ones. Prior to yesterdays decision at the board meeting lled with more than 200 people, Connie Lauer, a six-year resident, began crying while explaining how other options like a board and care home are too expensive. I just dont want to move, she said. County ofcials said they wouldnt move them if they could help it

As Facebook looks to expand its headquarters in Menlo Park to accommodate thousands of new employees, the city is being challenged to address its neglect related to building affordable housing over the years. The citys shortcomings may fall on the shoulders of Facebook as it is

See LEASE, Page 22

See HOUSING, Page 23

Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012



Thought for the Day

Like all dreamers I confuse disenchantment with truth.
Jean-Paul Sartre,French philosopher (1905-1980)

This Day in History


A funeral was held at Windsor Castle for Britains King George VI, who had died nine days earlier.

In 1764, the city of St. Louis was established by Pierre Laclede and Auguste Chouteau. In 1812, American jeweler Charles Lewis Tiffany, the founder of Tiffany & Co., was born in Killingly, Conn. In 1898, the U.S. battleship Maine mysteriously blew up in Havana Harbor, killing more than 260 crew members and bringing the United States closer to war with Spain. In 1933, President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt escaped an assassination attempt in Miami that mortally wounded Chicago Mayor Anton J. Cermak; gunman Giuseppe Zangara was executed more than four weeks later. In 1942, the British colony Singapore surrendered to Japanese forces during World War II. In 1953, Tenley Albright became the rst American woman to win the world gure skating championship, held in Davos, Switzerland. In 1961, 73 people, including an 18-member U.S. gure skating team en route to the World Championships in Czechoslovakia, were killed in the crash of a Sabena Airlines Boeing 707 in Belgium. In 1965, Canadas new maple-leaf ag was unfurled in ceremonies in Ottawa. In 1971, Britain and Ireland decimalised their currencies, making one pound equal to 100 new pence instead of 240 pence. In 1982, 84 men were killed when a huge oil-drilling rig, the Ocean Ranger, sank off the coast of Newfoundland during a erce storm. In 1989, the Soviet Union announced that the last of its troops had left Afghanistan, after more than nine years of military intervention. In 1992, a Milwaukee jury found that Jeffrey Dahmer was sane when he killed and mutilated 15 men and boys. Benjamin L. Hooks announced plans to retire as executive director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Angela Vega and Lubin Masibay of San Bruno were married atop the Empire State Building as part of the landmarks 18th annual Valentines Day Weddings Event,presented by
*** Pennsylvania had the rst license plates in the world that featured a website address. The states website,, is on the license plate. *** George M. Cohan (1878-1942), born in Providence, R.I., wrote more than 500 songs including Youre a Grand Old Flag and Over There. The 1942 lm Yankee Doodle Dandy, starring James Cagney (1899-1986), was a biography of Cohans life. *** The top agricultural crop in South Carolina is tobacco. The next biggest crops are cotton and soybeans. *** South Dakota is the home of the Dakota tribes of Native Americans, which make up the Sioux Nation. The people of the Sioux Nation refer to themselves as Dakota or Lakota, which means friend or ally. *** Webb Pierce (1921-1991) was one of the most popular honky-tonk country music singers of the 1950s. He led a amboyant lifestyle. He owned a pair of convertibles lined with silver dollars and had a guitarshaped swimming pool at his home in Nashville, Tenn. *** The Dallas Cowboys had a streak of 20 consecutive winning seasons from 1966 to 1985. *** The Sundance Film Festival takes place every January in Park City, Utah. Established by Robert Redford (born 1936) in 1981, the festival is a forum for new lmmakers to debut their work. *** Montpelier, Va. is the only U.S. state capital that does not have a McDonalds restaurant. *** The famous speech Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death, by revolutionary leader Patrick Henryn (1736-1799), took place at St. Johns Episcopal Church in Richmond, Va. on March 23, 1775. *** The state of Washington is the only state named after a president of the United States. *** On Dec. 6, 1884, construction was completed on the Washington Monument. At the time, it was the worlds tallest structure. By mandate the monument, a 555foot Egyptian obelisk, will remain the tallest structure in Washington, D.C. *** The rst federal prison for women in the United States was opened in West Virginia in 1926. *** The rst Ringling Brothers Circus was staged in Baraboo, Wisc. in 1884. The circus was founded by brothers Al, Otto, Charles, John and Alf Ringling. *** Answer: There are eight states that start with the letter N. They are: Nebraska (state capital is Lincoln), Nevada (Carson City), New Hampshire (Concord), New Jersey (Trenton), New Mexico (Santa Fe), New York (Albany), North Carolina (Raleigh) and North Dakota (Bismarck).
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Actress Amber Simpsonscreator Actor Christopher Riley is 26. Matt Groening is McDonald is 57. 58. Actor Allan Arbus is 94. Former Illinois Congressman John Anderson is 90. Former Defense and Energy Secretary James Schlesinger is 83. Actress Claire Bloom is 81. Author Susan Brownmiller is 77. Songwriter Brian Holland is 71. Rock musician Mick Avory (The Kinks) is 68. Jazz musician Henry Threadgill is 68. Actress Jane Seymour is 61. Singer Melissa Manchester is 61. Actress Lynn Whiteld is 59. Model Janice Dickinson is 57. Reggae singer Ali Campbell is 53. Actor Joseph R. Gannascoli is 53. Musician Mikey Craig (Culture Club) is 52. College and Pro Football Hall of Famer Darrell Green is 52.
by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek

The International Checkers Hall of Fame is in Petal, Miss. *** Braille was rst introduced in the Western Hemisphere in 1859 at the Missouri School for the Blind in St. Louis. *** The majority of the counties in Montana are frontier counties. Of the 56 counties in the state, 46 are frontier counties because they have an average population of six or fewer people per square mile. *** Can you name all of the states that start with the letter N? If you can also name their state capitals give yourself a pat on the back. See answer at end. *** Carl Magee of Oklahoma City led a patent for a coin controlled parking meter on May 13, 1935. The worlds rst parking meter was installed in Oklahoma City, Okla. on July 16, 1935. *** Tabitha Moffatt Brown (1780-1858) is known as the Mother of Oregon. At age 66, she moved from Missouri to Oregon and started a boarding school for orphans. The school later became Pacic University.

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Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012

City weighs loss of redevelopment funds

San Bruno starts thinking about cuts, ways to raise revenue
By Heather Murtagh

Police reports
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A window of a vehicle was smashed and paper towels and toilet paper were taken on Comet Drive in Foster City before 11:58 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9.

The states decision to shut down redevelopment agencies could create more than an $800,000 decit for the city of San Bruno this year forcing ofcials to think about cuts or ways to raise income to fund projects like street and sidewalk improvements. The San Bruno City Council met in a special study session Tuesday to discuss the impact of the states decision to end redevelopment agencies to help bridge its own budget decit. Looking at the 2012-13 scal year, the rst full year the city will be without a redevelopment agency, San Bruno should see an estimated increase in revenue of about $550,000 but faces a loss of $1.788 million. Although Finance Director Kim Juran showed optimistic numbers for the citys current and upcoming general fund budget, the impacts of stopping redevelopment agencies could negatively impact the citys bottom line. While no direction was given, the city will ultimately need to cut back or raise more money. In San Bruno, redevelopment money has helped annually with projects like sidewalk, pedestrian and street improvements. These projects arent fully funded by RDA funds. For example, $800,000 annually is put toward

street rehabilitation. Of that, $200,000 was from RDA. So the projects might not go away, but fewer improvements may be seen. San Brunos Redevelopment Agency also paid $330,000 toward the Caltrain grade separation. Those funds include construction management through December. If the project runs longer, however, Juran noted another funding source may be needed. Other projects may not happen. Late last year, the city passed a $320,000 street median and Grand Boulevard improvement projects. Since it was passed after June, Juran warned the law states it may not be honored. Lastly, San Bruno has long worked on a transit corridor plan which was to be funded with the help of RDA money. The good news is the city is forecasting a surplus for the current year, which could help soften the impact of the loss of redevelopment funds. San Bruno could also cut back or look at raising revenue through an assessment district, development impact fees and ballot measures. Raising revenue for the coming year would require quick action by the council. Cuts arent simple to make. City Manager Connie Jackson explained the city isnt set up with dedicated projects fully funded by RDA funds, nor are employees dedicated only to those projects. Jackson said the city will struggle with fully funding continuing efforts.

With the California Supreme Court decision in December, all RDAs must be dissolved. Many cities voted to become a successor agency for the former RDA allowing it to be sure previous contractual obligations are met. Which of these projects will be paid off using tax increments provided by redevelopment will be decided through a state committee which will start meeting in May. Until then, cities like San Bruno will not have clear direction. Many cities in San Mateo County South San Francisco, Millbrae, San Mateo, Belmont, Foster City, San Carlos and Redwood City had redevelopment agencies. Another twist in San Brunos budget is the rebuilding of the Glenview/Crestmoor neighborhood from the Sept. 9, 2010 natural gas explosion and re. A trust fund has been set up to cover costs but not all costs are clearly quantiable. For example, the hours of work by outside specialists hired to help are straightforward. At the same time, much of the city staff also spends time dedicated to the effort. Those billable hours are not as clear, said Jackson. Councilman Michael Salazar hoped to work on building some compensation for staff time into the budget that can be billed to the trust in 2012-13. Councilman Rico Media added he would like to see the city wrap up billing the trust for work in 2011 as well. budget outlook. A new report released on Monday by the Ofce of the Controller shows the city will end the current budget cycle with $80 million more than previously anticipated. The additional revenue is from property, payroll, sales, hotel and parking taxes. City Controller Ben Roseneld said the numbers show San Franciscos economy is continuing to recover after imploding in 2008.

DUI. A man was arrested for driving under the inuence on Garden Court before 9:40 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. Vandalism. Lights were broken at a school on Carlmont Drive before 3:49 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. Petty theft. A man was arrested for taking alcohol on Ralston Avenue before 10:55 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10. Petty theft. Shelving units were taken from a commercial building on El Camino Real before 1:57 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10. Petty theft. A mailbox was taken on El Camino Real before 11:34 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8. Petty theft. A wallet was taken and a credit card was used at a gas station on Ralston Avenue before 9:16 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8.

Burglary. A watch was taken from an unlocked vehicle on the 1700 block of Rollins Road before 9:19 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8. Burglary. Change was taken from an unlocked vehicle on the 1000 block of Chula Vista Avenue before 8:36 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8. Burglary. Medication, cash, checks and a watch were taken from an unlocked vehicle on the rst block of Park Road before 3:47 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7.

BART-to-San Jose project gets more federal funding

SAN JOSE The project to extend Bay Area Rapid Transit service to San Jose is getting more federal funding than expected. Federal transportation officials have approved $250 million for the project $20 million more than local ofcials had estimated they would get. The Valley Transportation Authority

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announced on Monday that the rst $100 million installment will be disbursed as soon as an agreement with the Federal Transit Administration is signed on March 12.

Burglary. A window of a vehicle was smashed and a laptop worth $300 and a tablet worth $180 were taken on Metro Center Boulevard before 2:13 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9.

S.F. budget outlook improves

SAN FRANCISCO An unexpected surge in tax revenue is brightening San Franciscos

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a statement. The agencys report says a higher rating is contingent on sufciently credible solutions to the states $9.2 billion decit. That would include automatic Jerry Brown spending cuts that are not subject to changes after the November election, if voters reject Gov. Jerry Browns tax hikes. Brown has proposed a mix of cuts and temporary tax hikes but Democrats who control the Legislature are opposed to more cuts. If the state can reach a balanced budget by the summer, Californias low credit rating might be turning a corner. The last time the rating agency gave California a positive outlook was June 2007, when it had an A-plus rating. It now has a rating of A-minus. Californias outlook improved from negative to stable last July after the last budget was passed. Revenues, however, remain a concern. Last week, the state controllers ofce released its latest monthly report showing tax collections came in $528 million below the January projections in the governors proposed budget. Our rating is still near the bottom when compared to other states, Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff, R-Diamond Bar, said in a statement. While this is movement in the right direction, Californians should delay celebration until were closer to the top than the bottom.

Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012

S&P improves state bond outlook


Each year at the end of February, the San Mateo-Foster City School District reviews its Strategic Plan and makes revisions for the coming school year. The strategic planning process focuses its work to ensure that the needs of students are met. Saturday, Feb. 25 begins a new planning process. The district will spend Saturday morning from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Abbott Middle Schools gymnasium, 600 36th Ave. in San Mateo, focused on strategic visioning, thinking together about the future. The theme of the morning will be imagine. Parents and members of the community are invited to join in this strategic visioning event.

SACRAMENTO Standard & Poors on Tuesday improved Californias bond outlook from stable to positive, a sign the state might be poised for a credit-rating upgrade if the Legislature continues to make spending cuts and tax revenue meets projections. Although California still faces a $9.2 billion decit, the credit rating agency said the state has corrected a signicant portion of its budget imbalance. We are revising the outlook because, barring any other credit deterioration, (we) think the state is poised for credit improvement and potentially a higher rating pending its ability to better align its cash performance and budget assumptions, S&P analyst Gabriel Petek said in

The San Carlos City Council agreed to move forward with a ban on polystyrene and work with the county on a plastic bag ban rather than move forward with its own city-specific ordinance. The council also wants information on the possibility of charging for paper bags and whether that is taxable. The council also agreed to prepare a commendation for Betsy Schneider, the citys representative to the Mosquito Control and Vector Abatement District, for her role in bringing more than $400,000 in alleged embezzlement to light. The mayor will prepare a letter to the civil grand jury asking for a full investigation into the district and its finances and will also send a letter to the board, all mayors in the county and the Board of Supervisors. The Redwood City Council voted 5 - 1, with Vice Mayor Jeff Gee dissenting, to reject the appeal of a proposed condominium project at the site of former Mels Bowl. Two groups appealed the approval, one citing the need for greater environmental review and the other asking for the inclusion of affordable housing units. The plan for 2580 El Camino Real calls for knocking down Mels Bowl, official known as AMF Redwood Lanes and empty since May, and replacing it with a threeand four-story building wrapping around three sides of a four- to five-story concrete parking garage. The facility will be a mix of a single studios, 99 one-bedroom, onebath units and 41 two-bedroom, two-bath units using 12 different floor plans ranging from 710 to 1,340 square feet.

San Francisco sues feds over pipeline safety


SAN FRANCISCO The city has sued the federal agency in charge of enforcing gas pipeline safety, saying it abjectly failed to help prevent a deadly explosion in a nearby suburb. City Attorney Dennis Herrera said Tuesday the city led the suit because the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials

Safety Administration has ignored San Franciscos concerns since the September 2010 blast in San Bruno, which killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes. The lawsuit claims the agency has failed to implement recommendations by federal investigators. A report into the explosion faulted lax enforcement of

federal safety rules and the actions of pipeline owner Pacic Gas & Electric Co. PG&E operates three gas transmission lines that run below densely populated San Francisco. Representatives from the pipeline administration and PG&E declined comment on the suit but said they were committed to safety. have also been pressured upwards by tensions with Iran, which have added uncertainty to the future crude supply. Some reneries in the United States and Europe have recently cut gasoline production, which has also pressured prices higher. This cutting back was done in reaction to concerns that consumer demand for gasoline has waning, according to AAA. The least expensive average price in Northern California can be found in Salinas where regular is $3.73 per gallon, according to AAA.

Gas prices on the rise

Fuel prices have jumped in every single area across Northern California including San Mateo which is now averaging $3.92 a gallon, up 18 cents for the month, according to the latest report from AAA Insurance, which tracks gas prices as a service to consumers. All of the Northern California metro areas tracked by the organization had double-digit increases over the past month, according to AAA. Californias average for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline is $3.85, up 15 cents since last months AAA report Jan. 10. For perspective, thats 40 cents higher than Californias average price on this date last year. Among all 50 states, California has the third highest state average price for regular, unleaded gaso-

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line. Hawaii is rst and Alaska is second. Northern California gas prices are now averaging $3.83, up 16 cents from last month. In the San Francisco Bay Area, motorists can expect to pay an average price of $3.90, which is a 16cent increase. The national average price of $3.51 is up by 14 cents, which is 38 cents more than the national price on this date last year, when it was $3.13, according to AAA. Crude prices, and therefore gas prices, were pressured higher as Greek lawmakers approved austerity measures necessary for the country to receive the second round of bailouts needed to avoid defaulting on its debt obligations. Approval of the measures was considered positive economic news. Prices

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Otto Compagnin
Otto Compagnin, a loving father and dedushka, died peacefully at home Friday, Feb. 10, 2012. He was born in Padova, Italy on April 28, 1922. He was the eldest of ve children. Otto is survived by his daughter Lydia and her husband Stephen Fox, and four grandchildren Ryan, Michael, Nicholas and Laura, from Bakerseld, and his sister, Yole Moretti, from Italy. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gaetano and Maria Compagnin; his loving wife of 48 years, Olga; his brother Luigi and wife Azalea Compagnin from Toronto, Canada; sister Norma and husband Jack Butterworth from Rumford, England; and sister Teresa and husband Olindo Tedesco from Toronto, Canada; also a brotherin-law and husband of sister Yole, Gianni Moretti. Otto leaves behind friends and family who will greatly miss him and wishes to extend a special thank you to Tamara Romashko for her loving care and companionship for 17 years. Also thank you to SutterCare Hospice. A chapel service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17 at the Holy Cross Cemetery, 1500 Mission Road, Colma, CA 94014. In lieu of owers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice. We love you forever until we meet again. Condolences may be offered through Chapel of the Highlands, Millbrae, (650) 588-5116.

Santorum ready for a fight

By Steve Peoples

Gerald Keith Walcom

Gerald (Jerry) Keith Walcom, of San Carlos, lost his battle with cancer and passed away peacefully in his home Tuesday, Jan. 24 2012. He was 66. He was born Feb. 19, 1945 to parents Jack and Doris Walcom, at Mills Hospital in San Mateo, and was the second of three children. Jerry lived his entire life in San Mateo County; including San Mateo, Redwood City, La Honda and San Carlos. He graduated from Aragon High School in 1963, where he had many fond memories. Jerry enjoyed running his backhoe business for many years, as well as working on cars or anything with a motor. He was a jack of all trades, one of a kind. He enjoyed working as a handyman, the great outdoors and shooting pool with a broomstick. He is survived by his son Douglas Walcom, stepdaughter Rebecca Cameron, sister Judi Wade, brother Wayne Walcom, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Kathryn Walcom and his parents Jack and Doris. May they all be together again. A celebration of his life will be held at Buckys Lounge, 101 South Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94402 from 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19.

BOISE, Idaho The latest Republican to surge in polls, Rick Santorum is trying to turn his newfound strength into something lasting. Curious Republicans now pack his rallies. Supporters have funneled nearly $4 million to his formerly empty campaign account over the past seven days. And his staff is plotting an aggressive strategy to challenge Mitt Romney in Romneys native Michigan and beyond. But things dont look so strong just beneath the surface. Santorum is underfunded and outmanned. Hes still lacking in organization, a month and a half into the primary season. And, after he won three contests in a single day last week, his opponents on the right and the left have begun their own efforts to tear him down. An upbeat Santorum declared Were building in a brief interview in Tacoma, Wash., on Tuesday before heading to Idaho for campaign events. Weve got a great volunteer base. In some states were going to have staff. Other states we arent. Were going to use volunteers. His challenges were on display this week in Tacoma, where hundreds of supporters waited on cold, wet cement stairs in the dark to see the Republican presi-


Rick Santorum at a campaign rally at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma,Wash.
dential candidate with whom theyre barely familiar. I dont know a lot about him, except I know hes more conservative than some of the other candidates like Mitt Romney, said Tanya Franklin, a 54year-old airline reservationist, who says shell probably vote for Santorum in her states March 3 caucuses. The former Pennsylvania senator has surged to a virtual tie with Romney in nationwide polling following his surprising sweep in Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri last week. But, as Franklin suggests, his popularity may have less to do with who he is than who he isnt. Santorum is not Romney. And with Newt Gingrichs recent decline, thats enough for some conservatives at least for now.

Banner fundraising year for wealthy colleges

By Justin Pope

For the 99 percent of colleges, it was a pretty good fundraising year. For the 1 percent of super-wealthy elite, it was a much better one that catapulted them even farther ahead of the pack. The latest annual college fundraising gures out Wednesday show donations to colleges and universities rose 8.2 percent in fiscal 2011,

crossing back over the $30 billion mark for just the second time ever, and improving many schools nancial footing after several lean years due to the economic downturn. But the very richest universities accounted for nearly half the growth: Of the $30.3 billion collected by colleges and universities nationwide, $8.2 billion or 27 percent was raised by just the top 20 institutions. At those universities, fundraising was 15.3 percent higher than the year before, widening an already yawning wealth gap at the top of higher education.

Stanford University, which recently broke an all-time record by completing a 5-year, $6.2 billion fundraising campaign, led with $709.4 million collected in fiscal 2011, followed by Harvard ($639.2 million) and Yale ($580.3 million). Rounding out the list were private universities such as Columbia and Johns Hopkins, as well as elite public universities such as UCLA and the Universities of Texas, Wisconsin and North Carolina. Most campuses on the list have major medical schools and afliated research centers, though No. 4 MIT ($534 million) is an exception.


Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012

Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012



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Deputy who arrested Gibson settles bias case
LOS ANGELES The deputy who arrested Mel Gibson for drunken driving and later claimed he suffered religious discrimination at work settled his lawsuit Tuesday against the Sheriffs Department. Attorneys for James Mee said a $50,000 settlement was reached and must be approved by a county claims board. A trial scheduled to begin this week was canceled. Mee, who is Jewish, claimed his superiors discriminated against him after arresting Gibson in 2006. Gibson had appeared in a public service announcement while building close relations with the department. Deputy Mee did not le his lawsuit for money, but he led his lawsuit for the principle of what happened to him and he strongly believed in his case, his attorney Etan Lorant said. Sheriff Lee Bacas spokesman Steve Whitmore said the department acknowledged no wrongdoing in the settlement. The sheriff has no issues with the settlement, Whitmore said. It was purely a business decision.

GOP critics hit Obamas $3.8T budget

By Martin Crutsinger

Man jailed for failure to have dog license

GOLDEN A suburban Denver couple is ghting nes after the husband was jailed for failure to get a license for his daughters service dog. Authorities say another 50 people in Jefferson County could face the same fate. Matthew Townsend says he spent seven hours in jail after the dog got out and he was issued a $50 ticket. Townsend ignored the ticket and was arrested. His wife was ned $100. Last year, the county issued nearly 500 citations for violations. KCNC-TV reports the county needs the money to pay for a new $10 million Foothills Animal Shelter.

WASHINGTON Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told Congress Tuesday that the presidents new $3.8 trillion spending plan would impose new taxes on only 2 percent of the nations wealthiest families and the alternative would be to seek more painful cuts in other government programs such as defense, Social Security and Medicare. Geithner defended the new budget plan in the face of intense attacks from GOP members of the Senate Finance Committee. Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah told Geithner that the administrations spending plan would give the country a permanently larger, European-inspired government. But Geithner said deeper spending cuts now would damage economic growth and push more Americans into poverty at a time when the economy is still struggling to recover from a deep recession. Geithner told the committee that the administration hopes to send Congress next week a framework for making changes in the countrys corporate tax structure.

He said the administration would not offer detailed legislative language but rather broad principles for corporate tax reform. He said the administration would propose eliminating a number of current business tax breaks in an effort to lower the corporate tax rate. The nominal U.S. corporate tax rate is 35 percent, the highest in the world after Japan, but few companies pay that much after taking various deductions. Obama has proposed lowering that tax rate but has not said by how much it should be lowered. The president has also proposed ending tax breaks for U.S. companies moving jobs or prots to foreign countries while suggesting tax breaks for businesses that move jobs back to the United States. Geithner did not offer any hints about what recommendations the administration will make on corporate rates in its submission to Congress. Congress may put off the tough decisions on the budget until after the November elections, but the spending document will certainly be used as a campaign document for Obama and a key target for Republicans running against Democrats.


U.S.Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testies before the Senate Finance Committee hearing on Obamas FY2013 budget on Capitol Hill in Washington,D.C.

White House threatens veto of GOPs highway bill

By Joan Lowy

WASHINGTON After years of procrastination, the White House and Congress have suddenly boosted a long-term plan to improve the nations roads, bridges and transit systems to the top of the political agenda. This week, the House and Senate are set to take up vastly different bills providing a blueprint for shoring up the nations aging transportation system. Lawmakers are driven in part by a desire to show voters a major

accomplishment in an election year when regard for Congress is at rock bottom. They are pitching the bills as jobs generators, although it may be more accurate to say they preserve jobs that might otherwise be lost if Congress doesnt nd a way to keep highway and transit programs solvent. President Barack Obama chimed in Monday with his own plan to spend nearly half a trillion dollars over six years on transportation infrastructure. And on Tuesday the White House threatened to veto the House bill, saying the Republican

measure doesnt spend enough to strengthen the nations transportation system and weakens environmental and labor standards. But the presidents plan is much grander than anything Congress is likely to go along with that the administration has swung its weight behind the Senate bill, a bipartisan plan that more modestly proposes to spend $109 billion over less than two years. House Republicans have proposed spending about $260 billion over nearly ve years, but the bill is drawing re from so many quarters that

the ability of Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to muscle the measure through to passage is in doubt. To build support with tight-sted tea partiers for such a large spending bill, GOP leaders added sweeteners designed to appeal to conservatives, such as expanded offshore oil and gas drilling, approval of the controversial Keystone pipeline and a requirement that federal employees pay more toward their pensions. The bills treatment of mass transit programs has riled urban lawmakers, including New York and Chicago metro-area Republicans who may wind up voting against the bill.

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posed at a time when transit ridership around the country is expanding, reecting and helping to fuel, an economy desperately trying to rebound. Locally, the Caltrain commuter rail system is reporting its 17th consecutive month of ridership growth as more daily commuters take advantage of a reliable service that helps them avoid highway gridlock. Ridership on the SamTrans bus system has just begun to rebound after months of struggling, another indicator that people who depend on transit are nally starting to go back to work. If Congress passes legislation that eliminates federal investment in public transportation, local transit services will lose one of its few dependable sources of funding. The result will mean delays in critical maintenance programs, declines in dependable service and, eventually, service cuts as transit agencies scramble to nd funding to keep our services running. This legislation threatens the present and the future. Reduced investment in public transportation infrastructure will slow the nations economic growth by stalling long-planned transit projects that create 36,000 jobs for every $1 billion invested. Thirty years ago, President Reagan talked about how important it is to invest in a network of highways and mass transit that has enabled our commerce to thrive, our country to grow and our people to roam freely and easi-

Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012

House bill to cut transit funds must be stopped

By Jerry Deal

t is common for House Republicans to invoke Ronald Reagans legacy and compare their own political ideals with the great communicators. Now, many of those same Republicans are threatening to dismantle one of Reagans greatest and most enduring accomplishments. The result could be untold and permanent damage to the nations transit systems at a time when the public, hungry to kick its addiction to foreign oil, expects and demands more options to the automobile. In 1983, President Reagan enthusiastically signed legislation guaranteeing that a portion of federal gas tax revenues would be spent on maintaining and expanding the countrys mass transit systems. Now, legislation making its way through the House of Representatives contains provisions that would eliminate that guarantee, leaving the nations bus, shuttle and rail systems without any predictable source of funding. Worse, it threatens to strand millions of working Americans who get to their jobs every day depending on affordable, safe, efcient public transportation. For these reasons, we ask that you join an effort to speak out against the House Ways and Means Committee provisions of the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act of 2012 (H.R. 7), which would eliminate the portion of the gas tax that goes directly to transit agencies for maintaining their systems and building better ones. The bill amendment is being pro-

Guest perspective
ly to every corner of our land. After 30 years of investment, San Mateo County is a good example of that ongoing vision. We are fortunate to have access to a thriving network of bus, rail and shuttle systems that serve one of the worlds leading regional economies, and we have forward-thinking plans for how to expand those systems and add new services to help secure our economic future. Ronald Reagan was a conservative, but he imbued this nation with a vision of a future America that would be alive and energetic, modern and forwardlooking. This legislation would undermine that vision, and it would strike hardest at working people and at all of us who have a similar vision for an America that nds transit as central to a healthy nation. Please join me and my colleagues on transit boards throughout the nation in opposing the provisions of H.R. 7. Please write to your congressional representatives and express support for their efforts to ght these cuts and write to the House leadership, telling them that you support transit and want to see its funding continue.
Jerry Deal is chair of the SamTrans Board of Directors, in addition to a board member on the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, which manages Caltrain. He is the mayor of Burlingame.

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A critical balance for downtown San Mateo

By Maxine Terner

Letters to the editor

Low food stamp use is a good thing
Editor, I take issue with the front page article of the Feb. 10 Daily Journal, County food stamp use low but increasing. In the article, San Mateo County is listed in 57th position in the utilization of food stamps. We are leaving $84.8 million unused. This perspective supports the theory that those who have must give to those who need. This leads to pain for both groups. Those who are forced to give are bitter due to the conscation of their property. Those who receive without earning injure their self image. The other side of this coin is that we are actually number two in the state for protecting the taxpayers. People are not participating even if they qualify, this is the upside to the story. In this county, people are relying on private efforts or friends and families or even themselves. If the federal government does not spend this money, it reduces the taxation of the citizens. When people are in need they will nd a way to meet the need. Encouraging people to try and see if they qualify for a government program only encourages abuse of the program. If more counties operated this way, we would shrink this program. We should be trumpeting the low use of food stamps in San Mateo County. I frequently ride my bicycle on California Avenue and feel comfortable about it. I can easily swerve around cars backing out of parking stalls, while cars behind me can avoid me by just changing lanes. Taking one lane in each direction away to add a bike lane would change the whole scenario. Swerving around cars backing out would force me into the only car lane. Not good! And believe me, there are plenty of drivers who just back out of parking spaces without noticing bicyclists. Did anyone ever investigate what contractor motivated the Palo Alto City Council to vote for such a folly? It makes one wonder!

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h oh! Downtown San Mateo is once again the focus of attention by property owners and politicians who want to tinker with downtown policies to allow ground-oor retail space to be replaced by ofce space. It doesnt take much foresight to see how easily downtown could turn into a major ofce zone, losing the retail and restaurant businesses that will no longer be able to afford the higher rents that ofce uses can absorb. Special interest groups in the downtown are pushing to change the city plan that promotes the type of downtown that residents have repeatedly said they value a real downtown with historic buildings, a mixture of housing and ofce space, entertainment, varied shops and restaurants that create a lively street life. While there may be a need for some renements to this plan, it is crucial that the entire community be involved so changes are not made piecemeal or only to the benet of individual property owners. Without doubt, a bright spot in the local economy has been the proliferation of tech startups that are attracted to downtown San Mateo for ofce space. These new rms bring a welcome infusion of energy and life to downtown. These businesses recognize San Mateos strategic location between San Francisco and Silicon Valley, the value of having easy access to transit as well as walking access to shops, services and restaurants. Residents value downtown for the same reasons. Convenient parking, neighborhood-serving businesses and uncongested trafc are also important to residents. A key issue is whether the expansion of downtown ofces could lead to the loss of the very elements that attract companies and residents to our diversied, compact downtown to begin with. What tools does the city have to maintain that critical balance or does downtown San Mateo become just a modied business park? People choose to live in San Mateo for many reasons: its demographic diversity, its varied housing options, its superb schools and parks, its vibrant and historic downtown, its strong and identiable neighborhoods and its convenient location. San Mateo is the desirable city we know today because generations of citizens have stood up to protect our community. They knew not to change its core values and vision with every swing of the economic pendulum. The Downtown Specic Plan is the important policy document that establishes the citys commitment to a diverse downtown environment. Its policies have a long-term perspective that reects community values. Sometimes these policies can be in conict with the economic-cycle perspectives of individual property owners and businesses. The Burlingame Safeway site is one example of this. Burlingame was clear about the kind of development they wanted and had to wait many years before a plan was proposed that met its requirements. Today, the site is an attractive shopping area that accommodates not only Safeway and Walgreens, the previous tenants, but additional shops and parking as well. As San Mateo begins its study to review and update the Downtown Plan, it is important to ensure that the right variables are evaluated, including the relationship of how rent affects retail activity. Lets nd out why nearby downtown retail areas are successful. No doubt we will hear much about how downtown retail is obsolete, but that is not fact, only opinion about what is probably just one more swing of the economic pendulum. Many shoppers are tiring of the sameness available from national chain stores and crave the uniqueness that small, individualized shops can provide. Already there is a growing movement to support shop local that mirrors the eat local movement that led to fundamental changes in the food industry. San Mateo has all the ingredients for a thriving downtown and it will grow and change. The upcoming study gives the community an opportunity to redene itself and articulate its values for the future. It will only be successful if all segments of the community participate and speak up about what kind of city they want to live and work in. Lets all pay attention so that any changes do not have the unintended consequences of destroying the character of the city we love. Get involved and make sure the changes that will come to San Mateo are ones we want to live with.
Maxine Terner is a former member of the San Mateo Planning Commission and former member of the committee to update the citys General Plan. She was actively involved in three previous Downtown Plan revisions and Measure H/P Growth Management Initiatives. She has lived in San Mateo since 1983.

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Stocks finish flat

Dow 12,878.28 +0.03% Nasdaq 2,931.83 +0.02% S&P 500 1,350.50 -0.09% 10-Yr Bond 1.92 -3.32% Oil (per barrel) 101.199997 Gold 1,722.60
By Christina Rexrode

Wall Street
ket found hope in reports quoting Greek government officials as saying party leaders would promise by Wednesday to implement deep spending cuts and other reforms. Declining stocks still outnumbered advancing stocks by about 2-to-1. Volume was light at about 3.8 billion shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The stock market has been rising slowly but steadily most of this year, despite the unresolved debt crisis in Europe and a stalemate over U.S. tax policy and benets for the long-term unemployed. For most of Tuesday, investors appeared to be waiting for more clarity on all those issues before sinking more money into stocks, said Colleen Supran, a principal at the investment adviser Bingham, Osborn & Scarborough. Everyone wants to know the rules of the game before making these decisions, Supran said. The late-day rally was a sign that investors expect the coming round of Greek debt talks to resolve some of those outstanding questions. The talks have brought incremental and sometimes contradictory developments that have confused some investors.

Big movers
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, down 72 cents at $13.25 The tire maker said it returned to protability in its fourth quarter, but its results fell short of Wall Street expectations. Bank of America Corp.,down 27 cents at $7.98 A Citi analyst lowered his rating on the bank saying he believes other analysts are too optimistic about its two-year prot growth. Imax Corp.,up $2.46 at $24.53 The big-screen theater company said it made $55 million in box ofce sales in the rst quarter, up from $38 million last year. Gap Inc.,up 62 cents at $22.34 A Citi analyst upgraded the retailers stock rating toBuysaying that the companys Gap division should see improvement. Coach Inc.,up 83 cents at $75.82 A Jefferies analyst increased his price target on the luxury handbag makers stock by $10 to $90 saying its mens line is growing. Rackspace Hosting Inc.,up $6.22 at $55.45 Shares of the cloud-computing services provider reached an all-time high after posting fourth-quarter results that beat expectations. Nasdaq Fossil Inc.,up $15.32 at $119.82 Higher sales of its watches and leather goods helped the watch makers scal fourth-quarter net income rise 22 percent. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp., up 76 cents at $6.89 The dredging services provider said it is working with dredging company DEME on a project in Australia worth about $1.2 billion.

NEW YORK The stock market rallied in the last half-hour Tuesday, seizing on reports that suggested the unraveling Greek debt talks might be saved after all. Stocks nished at after languishing in the red for most of the day. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 4.24 points to close at 12,878.28, about 12 points shy of its best nish this year. The Standard & Poors 500 lost 1.27 points to close at 1,350.50. The Nasdaq composite index gained 0.44 point to 2,931.83. As usual, it was about Greece. U.S. stocks were weighed down as European finance chiefs canceled a meeting planned for Wednesday to discuss a second international bailout for the country. The meeting was called off after Athens failed to deliver on several demands made by its partners in the euro currency union. Greece needs a (euro) 130 billion bailout by March 20 to avoid a default that could rattle the world nancial system. Stocks in the U.S. were also hurt by a discouraging report on retail sales. Bank of America led the Dow lower, dropping 3.3 percent. The Dow was down as much as 87 points at its low for the day. But the mar-

Negotiators reach tentative payroll tax cut pact

By Andrew Taylor

WASHINGTON House-Senate talks on renewing a payroll tax cut that delivers about $20 a week to the average worker yielded a tentative agreement Tuesday, with lawmakers planning to unveil the pact Wednesday and sending the measure to President Barack Obama as early as this week. Under the outlines of the emerging agreement, a 2 percentage-point cut in the Social Security payroll tax would be extended through the end of the year,

with the nearly $100 billion cost added to the decit. Jobless benets for the long-term unemployed would be renewed as well, with the $30 billion cost paid for in part through auctioning broadcast spectrum to wireless companies and requiring federal workers to contribute more toward their pensions. GOP lawmakers leaving a party meeting said they were told a tentative pact had been reached but said some details could change before the compromise was nalized, probably on Wednesday. They described the session as largely positive, and several predicted the House

would approve the deal. The payroll tax cut and renewing jobless benets were key planks in Obamas jobs program, which was announced in September. The payroll tax cut benets 160 million Americans and delivers a tax cut of about $20 a week for a typical worker making $50,000 a year. People making a $100,000 salary would get a $2,000 tax cut. The deal would not only be a win for Obama but would take the payroll tax ght which put Republicans on the defensive off the table for the fall election campaign.

Business briefs
Zynga posts 4Q net loss on IPO-related stock costs
NEW YORK Online game maker Zynga Inc. reported a net loss in the last three months of 2011, weighed by hefty stock-compensation expenses and other costs in its rst quarter as a public company. Its adjusted earnings and revenue skidded past Wall Streets expectations, but that wasnt enough to lift the stock of the company behind the most popular games played on Facebook. Zyngas stock fell 6 percent in afterhours trading following its report. San Francisco-based Zynga said Tuesday that it lost $435 million, or $1.22 per share, in the fourth quarter. Thats down from earnings of $16.1 million, or 5 cents per share, a year earlier when it was still privately held. Adjusted earnings were 5 cents per share in the latest quarter, surpassing Wall Streets expectations by 2 cents. This gure excludes one-time items, including $510 million in stock-compensation expenses triggered by Zyngas initial public offering of stock in mid-December.

Yahoo shareholder to try to seize four board seats

SAN FRANCISCO A major Yahoo shareholder unimpressed with a recent shake-up at the troubled company is trying to seize four seats on the board of directors. New York hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb outlined his plans for the mutiny attempt in a Tuesday regulatory ling that revealed he bought an additional 12.9 million Yahoo shares last month. He now controls a 5.6 percent stake in Yahoo Inc. Loeb hopes to use those holdings as leverage to gain a seat on Yahoos board. He also nominated three other candidates to replace some of Yahoos current board members. Loebs allies are former NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Zucker, media consultant Michael Wolf and turnaround specialist Harry Wilson. The challenge comes a week after Yahoo announced Chairman Roy Bostock and three other directors are stepping down.

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012

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Lake champ Sequoia beats Carlmont

By Nathan Mollat

Considering the Peninsula Athletic League is split into three separate divisions for basketball, there is always one, overriding question: can the rst-place team in a lower division beat the sixth-place nisher in the league directly above? The Sequoia girls basketball team put this question to the test when the Cherokees faced

rival Carlmont in the rst round of the PAL tournament. Sequoia captured the Lake Division title, while the Scots nished last in the Ocean Division. For one night at least, we have an answer. Using tenacious defense and maniacal rebounding, the Cherokees advanced to the second round with a 37-29 win. Some of the teams in [the Lake Division] are pretty good, said Sequoia coach Steve

Picchi. I think the [division] has done well for itself this year. Sequoia will travel to Burlingame for a 7 p.m. tipoff tonight. The Cherokees needed to be on top of their game defensively considering they werent doing a lot offensively. But being an offensive juggernaut is not something Sequoia tries to achieve. Instead, the Cherokees focus on things they can do well: defend, get in passing

lanes and rebound, as well as play with a lot of energy. We dont try to do 23 things mediocre, Picchi said. But do one or two things very well. Tuesday, one of the things Sequoia did very well was rebound the ball, on both ends of the oor. In the second quarter, eight of the Cherokees 13 points came off of offensive

See PAL, Page 16

Scots notch huge win

By Nathan Mollat

Mitty ousts Serra soccer

By Julio Lara

The Carlmont girls soccer team went into Tuesdays match against host Aragon trailing the Dons in the standings by two points. The Scots left San Mateo with a one-point advantage in the race for the Peninsula Athletic Leagues Bay Division title after beating Aragon 3-2. [Aragon is] a very dangerous team, said Carlmont coach Tina Doss. If we give them an inch, theyll take it. Carlmont (9-1-3, 30 points) scored twice in the rst half and added what turned out to be the game winner in the nal minutes of the game. Soha Saids second goal of the game was important because Nicole Roderick scored her second tally of the game in the nal moments. Carlmont appeared to want it more in the rst half as the Scots controlled the opening 10 minutes of the game. They were the rst to most 50-50 balls and to a lot of the balls in the air. Aragon (9-2-2, 29 points) got away from its ball-possession style of play and used a more direct attack, which is tough against a solid Carlmont defense. I know my defense is very strong, Doss said. Carlmont opened the scoring midway through the rst half. After a Scots corner kick was initially cleared by the Aragon defense, Carlmont kept the ball in the Dons half of the eld. It found its way to Amelia Jacobs, who sent a cross into the middle of the penalty box, where both Jacqueline Reliford and Said were left unmarked. After a bounce, Said side-footed a shot on goal. It wasnt the strongest effort, but it was well placed, bouncing into the right corner of the net for a 1-0 Carlmont lead. The Scots doubled their advantage with three minutes left in the rst half. Following a Carlmont corner, the Dons defense could not clear the ball away far enough. Lauren Konrad settled the ball about 20 yards from goal and sent a seeing-eye shot through trafc and past the Aragon goalkeeper to give the


Carlmonts Soha Said scores the rst of her two goals in Tuesdays 3-2 win over Aragon. Carlmont came into the game two points behind the Dons in the PAL Bay Division standings. See SCOTS, Page 16 With their win,the Scots are one point ahead with the regular season nale left to play.

Of all the sports clichs, the one that rears its ugly head the most during a league postseason tournament revolves around playing a team three times in a season and how difcult it is to win on all occasions. On Tuesday afternoon, the old adage was at it again. Serra fell to Archbishop Mitty 3-0 in the semifinals of the West Catholic Athletic League boys soccer tournament. The loss was the rst for the Padres against the Monarchs this season, having won 1-0 and 2-1 earlier in the year. Its extremely tough, said Serra head coach Jeff Panos when asked about the clich. Especially this (Mitty) squad. This squad nished only one point behind us in the (WCAL) standings. They only lost four games all year and two of them were to us and they were all tight. Its extremely tough. Theyre going to be every bit the favorite to go up St. Francis Thursday night. Completing a season three-peat is difcult for a variety of reasons. Tuesday, the Serra defense had a rare off game. The three goals allowed ties a season high for the Padres. The only other time came in a 6-3 win over Riordan. The 3-spot also marks only the third time Serra has given up more than two goals in a game. I think some of our marking was off, Panos said. Our defense has been solid all year. We dont leak that often like this. I mean, that rst goal they scored was fantastic. Mitty really played a good game today so credit to their offense. We had a couple of opportunities in the rst half and those are big momentum changers if you dont take advantage. Its just too bad for a seminal game that the game was over so early because were a much better team than that. The game-changing goal came with less than two minutes left in a rst half that was pretty even. Serras Tim Trezeciak got a great look at goal in the 12th minute, with his shot going just wide of the far post. In the 21st

See SERRA, Page 14

Rudolph is heart of Gryphonsscoring machine

By Julio Lara

Athlete of the Week

across them. And after eight weeks of soccer that saw the midelder carry her team to a 150-1 mark in West Bay Athletic League play, ignoring Rudolph for this title became ridiculous. Shes a very tenacious player, said Crystal Springs assistant coach Michael Flynn. Shes hungry for the goal. Essentially, shes our attacking midelder, shes our playmaker so its kind of ironic that shes scored the most

The title is the Daily Journal Athlete of the Week. But sometimes you come across athletes who are consistently good throughout an entire season; to the degree that he or she can garner the title any given week. Crystal Springs Uplands midelder Ellen Rudolph is such an athlete. Box scores roll in on a weekly basis with her named littered

goals on the team. Shes got great vision, she spreads the ball out and when the opportunity arises to stretch the other team, she takes advantage of it. Shes got great 1v1 ball skills and is quick to pull the trigger. Rudolph was at it again this week. Last Thursday, the midelder scored a hat trick in an 11-0 win. She also notched a pair of assists. And in the league nale, Rudolph found the back of the net another two times, running her season total to 18 goals, good for rst on the Gryphons.

For her efforts, Rudolph is the Daily Journal Athlete of the Week. Shes kind of been our go-to player this year, Flynn said. Weve given her the reins, shes a senior on the team. Shes been here for four years, played as a central attacking midelder the whole time. Shes really taken the responsibility of being the head one in the middle. She steps up big every game. It seems that the entire Gryphon team stepped up this season. Crystal Springs

See AOTW, Page 14


Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012



Raiders hire six more assistants

ALAMEDA The Oakland Raiders are bringing back quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo for a second stint. The Raiders also announced Tuesday the hiring of five other assistants: receivers coach Ted Gilmore, tight ends coach Mark Hutson, defensive line coach Terrell Williams and defensive backs coaches Clayton Lopez and Johnnie Lynn. DeFilippo was quarterbacks coach in Oakland in 2007-08 before leaving for a job with the New York Jets. He spent the past two seasons at San Jose State before new Raiders coach Dennis Allen brought him back. Lopez also is back for a second stint with the Raiders, having been here in 2004-05. He was in St. Louis the past three seasons. Lynn has 17 years of NFL experience, most recently in Philadelphia. Williams, Hutson and Gilmore are career college coaches. NFL retirees that was a part of the labor talks during the lockout last year has not given up their push for better post-career care. The money they helped gain for their fellow former players was less than what they believe they were promised, and theyre eager to argue their case in court. Im going to ght em to the end, said Hall of Fame guard Joe DeLamielleure, one of 47 ex-players who signed on as plaintiffs in the lawsuit led in federal court against the NFL Players Association. Theyve alleged the current players illegally overreached by determining the retiree share of the $10billion-a-year business without them. U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson will hear oral arguments Wednesday in St. Paul, Minn., from both sides. The union has motioned to have the case dismissed. Spokesman Carl Francis said the NFLPA wont comment on the lawsuit. The unions response to the complaint was led under seal. Michael Hausfeld, the lead attorney for the retired player group led by former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Carl Eller, insisted his clients arent trying to make a money grab. Eller said theyve estimated between $300 and $500 million in additional benets they were promised in the early stages of CBA talks and didnt get. Their contention is they were pushed out of negotiations to streamline the mediation process despite a court order for their inclusion. Those talks last summer led to a new collective bargaining agreement for the owners and players and saved the 2011 season. The retirees dont begrudge the present players any income they merit, but at the same time they dont feel it was appropriate for the current players to essentially shortchange the retirees, Hausfeld said. The NFLs new Legacy Fund is an additional $620 million carved into the new CBA to go toward pension increases. Current payments to retirees or beneciaries were bumped up to at least $600 per month. Players over 55 already receiving pensions were given a benet credit, an extra $124 per season for those accrued prior to 1975 and an additional $108 per season for those played between 1975 and 1992. Overall, including the Legacy Fund, an extra $1 billion was set aside in the new CBA to improve benets, league spokesman Greg Aiello said.


Jeremy Lin is embraced following his game-winning shot.

Lin one more time


TORONTO Linsane! Jeremy Lin made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with less than a second to play to cap his nishing urry of six straight points, and the New York Knicks rallied to beat the Toronto Raptors 90-87 Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to six games. The NBAs rst American-Taiwanese player, Lin had 27 points and a career-high 11 assists in his rst game since being named Eastern Conference player of the week. The season-high crowd of 20,092 roared as Lin drained a pull-up jumper from the top with half a second to play, giving the Knicks their rst lead since the opening quarter. Torontos Rasual Butler airballed his attempt at the buzzer as the Knicks swarmed their newest hero at center court. Amare Stoudemire returned from a four-game absence with 21 points and Tyson Chandler had 13 for New York. Jose Calderon scored 25 points, Linas Kleiza had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and DeMar DeRozan scored 14 for the Raptors. Up 75-66 to start the fourth, Toronto widened its lead with a three-point play by Barbosa before the Knicks stormed back with a 10-0 run, cutting it to 78-76 and forcing the Raptors to call timeout with 6:22 remaining. Kleiza stopped the run with a driving layup, Amir Johnson added a hook shot and, after Lin made one of two from the line, Barbosas layup made it 84-77 with 4:49 to go.

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NCAA champ falls in 1st round of SAP


SAN JOSE Reigning NCAA champion Steve Johnson lost his rst-round match at the SAP Open on Tuesday to Steve Darcis of Belgium, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5), and is still seeking his rst tour win. Johnson, who also lost his three previous ATP Tour matches, battled hard against the more experienced Darcis but fell just short in both tiebreakers. Darcis, 27, is ranked 72nd in the world and has two career titles. Johnson, 22, won the NCAA title last year at Southern California and is looking to lead the Trojans to their fourth straight team title in his senior season. He has won 43 straight college matches. The rst full day of action featured a heavy dose of Americans with eight scheduled to play their rst matches of the tournament. Only one of the ve Americans who played in the afternoon session advanced to the second round as Denis Kudla beat countryman Jack Sock in a matchup of 19-year-old up-andcomers.

Sock beat Kudla in the U.S. Open junior nal in three sets in 2010 and twice on clay in Futures events the past two years, but fell 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3 in this match. Sock, who teamed with John McEnroe to win a doubles exhibition on Monday night, had a short stay in the singles draw. He had his serve broken in the opening game of the match for the only break in the rst set. Neither player lost serve in the second set before Sock rallied from 5-2 down in the tiebreaker to force a third set. Sock got up an early break in the third set before losing four straight games, committing two double faults in the crucial sixth game that included seven deuces. Sock lost that game with a double fault to fall behind 4-2 and failed to convert a break opportunity in the seventh game. In the rst match of the day, American Dennis Lajola lost his ATP Tour debut to fellow qualier Dimitar Kutrovsky of Bulgaria, 6-7 (7), 6-3, 7-6 (3). Kutrovsky next plays top-seeded Gael

Monfils in the second round on Thursday. Tim Smyczek, who made it to the quarternals here last year, was knocked out in the rst round by Gilles Muller of Luxembourg, 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3. In the night matches, American Robby Ginepri took on Xavier Malisse in his rst ATP Tour match of the year and seventh-seeded Donald Young was set to face fellow American Michael Russell in the late match.
Other results: Singles First Round Dimitar Kutrovsky, Bulgaria, def. Dennis Lajola, United States, 6-7 (7), 6-3, 7-6 (3). Gilles Muller, Luxembourg, def. Tim Smyczek, United States, 26, 7-6 (5), 6-3. Denis Kudla, United States, def. Jack Sock, United States, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3. Steve Darcis, Belgium, def. Scott Johnson, United States, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5).
Doubles First Round Kevin Anderson, South Africa, and Frank Moser, Germany, def. Lukas Dlouhy, Czech Republic, and Igor Zelenay, Slovakia, 6-2, 6-3. Scott Lipsky and Rajeev Ram (2), United States, def. Julien Benneteau and Gael Monls, France, 6-3, 7-6 (6).


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Valentines Day may mean lots of things to different people, but theres no denying there is love in the air. But its also here in print. Read below to nd out more! From all of us at the Daily Journal, have a Happy Valentines Day!
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I think one of the biggest differences is the chemistry between Ellen and the other central midelder, Emma Marsano, Flynn said. They just really gured out how to play together if one goes forward to attack, the other one drops. They look to play combination plays between each other, which is essential. I think thats been the biggest key those two learning to play with each other has been the biggest key to her game this year. Marsano hasnt been the only beneficiary players like Julia Tong (16 goals), Natasha ThortonClark (15 goals) and Hannah Williams (9 goals) have reaped the rewards of Rudolphs skill. I think her best attribute is her ball distribution, Flynn said. Boy, she can pick someone out whos making a weak-side run and absolutely put the ball right on the spot. At 15-0-1, the Gryphons are looking at a divisional promotion next season. But the rst order of busibetween Connor Kurze and Kyle Cook. Cook nished off the play which he set up by passing in tight quarters to Kurze, who returned the pass on a small lift just inside the penalty area. Cook corralled the ball and nished in top form for the 1-0 lead. We lost our composure defensively two minutes before the half and I think we never recovered from that, so that was denitely the key for today, Panos said. They got that goal

ness is to make some noise in the playoffs. The level of play is going to be stepped up that much more, Flynn said. So, we denitely feel the pressure now. We won league, were moving up for sure, so we really want to have a good positive showing in the playoffs because a victory there cements for us the idea that we can play at the upper level. I think shes (Rudolph) going to be the player that we rely on the most just because having been there, being a senior shes just one of those players that doesnt want to lose and shes going to do whatever she can to make sure the team wins. And thats whether shes scoring goals or shes giving the assists shes going to do what she can.


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outscored their opponents an astonishing 106-4 this year. No, that is not a misprint. 106 goals for. Only four against. I dont recall ever coaching a team, in the 16 years that Ive been coaching girls soccer, where weve scored 106 goals and given up four, Flynn said. It kind of makes you step back a little bit and be like Wow, 106 goals, really? Thats a lot of balls in the back of the net. At the heart of the offensive output has been players like Rudolph, who has shown a knack for taking complete control of games in the attacking neutral zone and scoring third. Its been a long time coming for the midelder, but in 2012, her game has gone to another level in the WBAL.

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Crystal Springs UplandsEllen Rudolph led the Gryphons to a 15-0-1 mark.

his right and bent a pretty ball into the Padres back post for the 2-0 lead. Two minutes later, Mitty executed in world class form on a set piece. The ball was swung in by the left foot of David Escobar some 50 yards from goal. The ball bent right at the penalty box where Brian Babcock ew in and beat everyone with a header that made a bee-line to the back of the Serra net. Just like that, Serra was down 3-0 and for all intents and purposes, the game was over. The Padres got a couple of chances, most notably by Nick Schnabel late in the game, but Mitty was just too far ahead and was not going to allow a speck of Serra offense with a 3-0 cushion and the ability to park their defense in front of their goal. This is the toughest league in the Bay Area, Panos said. I think getting your butt kicked like this is going to be great to re-focus at practice. Its tough to practice this time of year because weve been playing so much. But I think well give them a day or two off and well re-focus. Panos expects his team will receive a rst-round bye when the pairings for the Central Coast Section playoffs are announced over the weekend.

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minute, Matt Pastores header on a wide open Mitty net was a foot over the crossbar and ve minutes later Ian Pessah got a shot on net that was saved by the Monarch keeper. Mitty capitalized on their opportunity though thanks in large part to a fantastic give-and-go exchange

right before half and that gave them some condence. I mean, I thought this was a heck of a game until they got that second goal. I think things quickly fell apart and the game was over in the 60th minute by giving up that third goal. The Monarchs wasted little time out of the locker room to put the game away. Seven minutes in, Eric Espinoza danced around the Serra defense inside of 25 yards, dishing off to Kurze who created a little room to

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Sports minister: Spain has doping problem

By Paul Logothetis

We have a problem with doping and thats why we have every intention of making sure Spains anti-doping law conforms with WADAs anti-doping code.
Jose Ignacio Wert,Spains sports minister

MADRID Spains sports minister acknowledged Tuesday the country has a doping problem that needs xing after its record in the ght against drugs came under scrutiny with Alberto Contadors ban from cycling. Jose Ignacio Wert, minister for Education, Culture and Sport, said Spain needed to improve its record to gain credibility in the eyes of international bodies. We have a problem with doping and thats why we have every intention of making sure Spains anti-doping law conforms with WADAs antidoping code, Wert said at the Forum de la Nueva Sociedad. Madrid submitted its 2020 Olympic bid application to the International Olympic Committee on

Tuesday in Lausanne, Switzerland. He added that tougher measures on doping are necessary to provide institutional aid to Madrids bid to host the 2020 Games, and a planned bid from Barcelona for the 2022 Winter Games. Contador was banned this month over a failed drug test at the 2010 Tour de France and stripped of the title of that race. The Spanish cyclist, who also won the Tour in 2007 and 09, was handed a retroactive twoyear ban that will sideline him from this years French classic, the Giro dItalia and the London Olympics. Contador has formed part of Spains golden generation that

includes athletes such as Rafael Nadal, Formula One driver Fernando Alonso, NBA star Pau Gasol and the national soccer team, which is the world and European champion. Nadal, Contador and others have been the butt of doping jokes by a satirical TV program in France, which has drawn much attention and ire from Spanish athletes and the general population. The best response is just to ignore them, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Tuesday as he honored Nadal, David Ferrer and Spains Davis Cup winning team. The Spanish cycling and tennis federations are suing Frances Canal

Plus TV for using their logos without approval in the skits. The satirical skits by Les Guignols came on the heels of former French Open champion Yannick Noahs opinion piece in newspaper Le Monde in November accusing Spanish sport of being rife with doping. Before the World Anti-Doping Agency and the International Cycling Union took Contadors case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the Spanish cycling federation had cleared Contador of doping after he blamed his positive result on contaminated meat. Im more motivated than ever to clean up Spains image, Nadal, a

six-time French Open champion, said in a TV interview on Monday. Spanish sport is characterized by sacrice, humility and spirit of overcoming adversity that all athletes have. You cant accuse someone of something you have no proof of, even if its humorous. France is obsessed with us. Spain has been at the forefront of international ire in the ght against doping since the Operation Puerto investigation was launched in May 2006. That probe implicated at least 50 cyclists and a number of doctors and cycling team officials were arrested. But Spanish authorities failed to ban any riders linked to the scandal, even though other countries used evidence gathered in the probe to suspend riders such as Ivan Basso, Alejandro Valverde and Jan Ullrich.

IndyCar drivers foresee safer sport in 2012

By Michael Marot

INDIANAPOLIS With IndyCar still recovering from Dan Wheldons death, series officials said Tuesday that double-file restarts will be scrapped at Indianapolis, Texas and Fontana and more changes to improve safety could be announced before next months season-opener at St. Petersburg. Oh yeah, there will be lots more to come, IndyCar CEO Randy Bernard said after the two-day state

of the series summit wrapped up in Indianapolis. Bernard didnt provide hints about what other announcements are pending. Its all part of a plan to make courses safer and revamp IndyCars image after Wheldon, a two-time Indy 500 winner, was killed in an accident at last years season-nale in Las Vegas. The wreck pushed safety issues to the forefront of racing and gave the drivers who risk their lives more latitude in framing complaints. Plenty of changes have already been made.

The series is introducing its rst redesigned car in nine years, a model that is being deemed IndyCars safest yet. Driver seats will be surrounded by three inches of foam in the cockpit, an inch of foam underneath the seat and a panel on the right side of the cockpit to help reduce the force when hitting outside walls. Wheldon, who did most of the early testing, spoke glowingly about the new safety features. Series ofcials are hoping the addition of rear-wheel pods will eliminate the wheel-to-wheel contact that can send cars airborne, too.

The 16-race schedule includes only ve oval races, down from eight of 17 last year, a move many racers have embraced since Wheldons crash, though Bernard said that decision was more about marketability than safety with the obvious exception of Las Vegas. New race director Beaux Bareld, who replaces Brian Barnhart in race control, made his decision on the restarts after talking directly with the drivers. I could look into their eyes and see very legitimate concerns, he said. When Bernard brought the double-

le restarts, a popular NASCAR feature, to the IndyCar circuit last season, those with stock car experience such as three-time defending champ Dario Franchitti and Danica Patrick balked immediately about the dangers it would pose. Bernard responded by instructing his drivers, which the series calls the worlds most versatile, to make it work. After a dubious start in St. Petersburg, they did. Bareld said he made his decision for two reasons: where the acceleration point is on the track and driver complaints.


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were left out. Santos players Neymar and Paulo Henrique Ganso, touted as the future of Brazilian soccer, also were selected. Brazil coach Mano Menezes said Tuesday that Ronadinhos poor performances recently did not give him enough reason to omit the two-time FIFA player of the year. Ronaldinho is part of a project, Menezes said. I cant start making changes just because of his bad moment right now. Ronaldinho returned to the Brazilian squad late in 2010 after being left off the World Cup roster. The coach hinted he was expecting more from Kakas recent performances with Real Madrid. Maybe I didnt see something that I was expecting to see from him, Menezes said. Robinho also didnt get another chance despite being a constant name in the squad


when Menezes took over after the World Cup. Robinhos AC Milan teammate Alexandre Pato, coming off an injury, also was not selected. Eight of the players called up for the friendly are young enough to play in the Olympics, the only major soccer competition Brazil has never won: Neymar, Alex Sandro, Danilo, Rafael, Lucas, Sandro, Ganso and Leandro Damiao.

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SAO PAULO Ronaldinho has been included in Brazils 23-man roster for a Feb. 28 exhibition against Bosnia at St. Gallen, Switzerland, while Kaka and Robinho again

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rebounds, which helped give them a 23-17 lead at halftime. Sequoia out-rebounded the Scots 25-8 in the rst half, and for the game, the Cherokees enjoyed a 45-25 advantage. I was very impressed with our energy, Picchi said. Bulou Matiatoga was a beast on the boards, pulling down 17 rebounds. Hailey Carroll added eight rebounds and Natalie Haden came off the bench to grab ve rebounds and score six points. Natalie Harden was out of this world, NATHAN MOLLAT/ DAILY JOURNAL STAFF Picchi said. She came up really big for us. Sequoia Bulou Matiatoga grabs one of her 17 Despite all that, Carlmonts Natalie Leist rebounds during the Cherokees37-29 win.

Natalie Harden was out of this world. She came up really big for us.
Steve Picchi,head coach of Sequoia girlsbasketball

nearly, single-handedly, doomed Sequoia. The senior guard buried four 3-pointers in the rst half, three in the rst quarter alone, as she scored 14 of Carlmonts 17 rst-half points. The Cherokees adjusted, however, starting in the second. Leist managed only seven points over the nal three quarters as the Cherokees did a better job of not allowing her to get her shot off. Sequoia, however, never got ustered. The Cherokees trailed 11-10 after one quarter but used a 6-0 run over the nal four-plus minutes of the second quarter to turn a 15-14 lead into a 21-14 lead with 1:54 to play in the half on As the Dons pushed everybody forward, there was a chance they would get caught with a counter attack. Mary Cochran nearly made the Dons pay, but Aragon goalkeeper Ashley Lenz swept away a breakaway attempt. In the waning minutes, the Scots got that insurance goal. From her own half of the eld, Gabi Reeder sent a perfect ball through the Aragon defense. Said ran on, went around a charging Lenz and put the ball away to put Carlmont up 3-1. Roderick got her second goal of the game, scoring in the nal seconds, but it wasnt enough. I was super impressed with the way we came back (in the second half). Getting that rst goal ve minutes into the second half made it exciting, said Aragon coach Will

their way to a 23-17 lead at halftime. After Carlmont scored the rst basket of the third quarter, Sequoia opened its largest lead, 27-19, on back-to-back baskets from Gianelly Prieto and Carroll. They maintained that eight-point lead heading into the nal eight minutes, 29-20. In the fourth quarter, Carlmont tried to get back into the game, cutting its decit to four points, 33-29 with 1:12 left, following Leists fourth 3 of the night. But the Cherokees did just enough from the free throw line to hold off the Scots down the stretch. We were just good enough, Picchi said. Colglazier. Even though we went down 3-1, we still fought. I wouldnt change anything. Each team has one game remaining in the regular season Thursday: Aragon takes on a winless Capuchino squad, while Carlmont faces a down, but always dangerous, Burlingame side. The Scots need a win to assure themselves the Bay Division championship. Colglazier said he didnt say anything to his team about the importance of Thursdays game, knowing the Dons need to win and then get some help from the Panthers. I didnt bring that up (with the team), but I know the math, Colglazier said. Said Doss: [My team] understands they have to win the last game.

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Scots a 2-0 lead at halftime. Even with the two-goal lead, Doss knew she needed the team to keep pushing. Thats the score that everyone says is the most dangerous score, Doss said. She could not have been more right. Aragon pulled a goal back less than ve minutes into the second half. Carlmont failed to strongly clear away an Aragon corner kick and Jenny Winterbottom corralled the ball and found Roderick at the top of the Carlmont penalty box. Roderick received the pass and her shot

found the right corner of the net. From that point, it was game on as Aragon proceeded to dominate most of the second half. Carlmont, to its credit, did not simply pack in the defense and weather an Aragon onslaught. Doss gured the best defense was a good offense. I wanted to keep pushing, Doss said. I wanted my offense to attack, to continue to go at them. If we keep possession, its hard for them to score. Aragon ended up getting off eight shots in the second half, only three of which were on frame. It appeared the Dons might get the equalizer when Angela Knowles found the ball on her foot at the right side of the Carlmont goal and a gaping net in front of her. Her shot went wide.

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administration, triggering a 10point deduction that will leave rival Celtic 14 points ahead in the title race. Rangers, who have won the league a record 54 times, made the decision because they faced an estimated bill of 49 million pounds ($77 million) in a protracted legal


Sports briefs
Tony Gwynn undergoing surgery for tumor
SAN DIEGO Hall of Fame outelder Tony Gwynn is undergoing surgery to remove a new cancerous tumor inside his right cheek.

growth on his use of smokeless tobacco.

Glasgow Rangers file for bankruptcy

GLASGOW, Scotland Scottish champion Glasgow Rangers have gone into nancial

case with British tax authorities. Administration is the British form of bankruptcy. Rangers were bought by Craig Whyte last May. He pledged to pay off debts of 18 million pounds ($28.4 million) left over from the tenure of former majority shareholder David Murray.

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@ Carolina 4 p.m. CSN-CAL

@ Jackets 4 p.m. CSN-CAL

@ Toronto 4 p.m. CSN-CAL

@ Nashville 5 p.m. CSN-CAL

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WEDNESDAY GIRLS BASKETBALL PAL tournament Woodside/Jefferson winner vs. Aragon at Hillsdale, 4:30 p.m.; Hillsdale/South City winner at Half Moon Bay, 6 p.m.; Sequoia at Burlingame, Capuchino/El Camino winner at Westmoor, 7 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL PAL tournament Capuchino/South City winner vs.Aragon at Hillsdale, 6 p.m.; Carlmont at Jefferson, 7 p.m.; Sequoia/Menlo-Atherton winner at Half Moon Bay, San Mateo/Westmoor winner at Hillsdale, 7:30 p.m. BOYS SOCCER Carlmont at Menlo-Atherton, 4 p.m.; Half Moon Bay at San Mateo, 4:45 p.m.; Aragon at Burlingame, Sequoia at Woodside, 5:30 p.m. THURSDAY GIRLS BASKETBALL PAL tournament TBD at Mills, 6 p.m.; TBD at San Mateo, TBD at Menlo-Atherton,TBD at Terra Nova, 7 p.m. WBAL tournament TBD vs. Menlo School at Castilleja, 5 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL PAL tournament TBD at Burlingame, TBD at Mills, TBD at Woodside,TBD at El Camino, 7 p.m. WBAL regular season Eastside Prep at Crystal Springs, 6 p.m. GIRLS SOCCER Aragon at Capuchino, 3 p.m.; Woodside at Menlo-Atherton,Terra Nova at San Mateo, Carlmont at Burlingame, 4 p.m. WBAL playoffs Crystal Springs at Menlo, 3:30 p.m. FRIDAY GIRLS BASKETBALL PAL tournament Seminals at Sequoia, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. WBAL tournament Seminals TBD vs. Sacred Heart Prep at Castilleja, 5 p.m.; TBD vs. Mercy-SF at Castilleja, 7 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL PAL tournament Seminals at Sequoia, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. WBAL regular season Priory at Menlo School, Sacred Heart Prep at Harker, 6:30 p.m. SATURDAY GIRLS BASKETBALL PAL tournament Championship game at Sequoia, 6 p.m. WBAL tournament

Atlantic Division W N.Y.Rangers 37 Philadelphia 31 Pittsburgh 32 New Jersey 32 N.Y.Islanders 24 Northeast Division W Boston 34 Ottawa 29 Toronto 28 Montreal 23 Buffalo 24 Southeast Division W Florida 27 Washington 28 Winnipeg 26 Tampa Bay 24 Carolina 21 L 13 18 19 20 24 L 18 22 23 25 26 L 17 23 26 26 25 OT 5 7 5 4 8 OT 2 8 6 9 6 OT 11 5 6 6 11 Pts 79 69 69 68 56 Pts 70 66 62 55 54 Pts 65 61 58 54 53 GF 156 182 175 158 134 GF 184 173 172 152 137 GF 141 156 140 155 147 GA 110 169 148 156 160 GA 123 181 171 154 162 GA 152 160 164 189 175

Atlantic Division W Philadelphia 20 Boston 15 New York 14 Toronto 9 New Jersey 8 Southeast Division W Miami 23 Atlanta 18 Orlando 18 Washington 6 Charlotte 3 Central Division W Chicago 24 Indiana 17 Milwaukee 12 Cleveland 10 Detroit 8 L 9 12 15 21 21 L 7 10 11 22 25 L 7 11 16 16 22 Pct .690 .556 .483 .300 .276 Pct .767 .643 .621 .214 .107 Pct .774 .607 .429 .385 .267 GB 4 6 11 1/2 12 GB 4 4 1/2 16 19 GB 5 1/2 10 1/2 11 1/2 15 1/2

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BOYSTENNIS Burlingame 7, South City 0 SINGLES Taggart (B) d.Sreedhar 6-0,6-0; Miller (B) d. David 6-0, 6-2;Tsu (B) d. Prieto 6-0, 6-0; Guttas (B) d. N. Tsu 6-1, 6-0. DOUBLES Stevenson/Pratt (B) d. Lam/Narawatt 6-1, 6-1; Martinucci/Yee (B) d.Dabir/Deang 6-0,6-0; Schubiner/Hauselt (B) d. Hamasaki/Catiis 6-1, 6-1. Records BUR (1-0), SSF (0-1). GIRLS SOCCER WCAL PLAYOFFS Valley Christian 4, Notre Dame-Belmont 2 Menlo 2, Sacred Heart Prep 1 Halftime score 1-1.Goal scorer (assist) Jaegar,Laub (Wickers),Wickers (Stritter).Records SHP (10-5-5, 8-3-1); MEN (13-4, 2, 11-1-0). Terra Nova 1, Menlo-Atherton 1 Halftime score 1-1.Goal scorer (assist) Kirst (Thompson),TN (N/R). Records MA (10-5-4, 6-3-4); TN (4-8-1). Carlmont 3, Aragon 2 Halftime score 2-0 Carlmont.Goal scorer (assist) Said (Jacobs), Konrad, Roderick (WInterbottom),Said (Reeder),Roderick.Records ARA (9-2-2); CARL (9-1-3). BOYS BASKETBALL Sacred Heart Prep 57,Woodside Priory 22 Priory 8 5 6 3 22 SHP 10 24 11 12 57 PRIORY (fg fta-ftm tp) Dolenek 1 1-2 3, Hazemach 0 0-1, Nimer 2 4-7 9, Nguyen 0 0-3 0, Kopkhepi 1 0-1 2, Bader 3 1-4 8,Totals 7 6-18 22. SHP Bird 2 1-1 6,McConnell 9 0-0 23,Donahoe 1 1-1 3, Galliani 2 4-6 8, Galvin 0 2-2 2, VauDell 1 1-1 3, Van 1 2-4 4, Bennett 2 3-4 8, Hunter 0 0-2 0,Totals 18 14-21 57.3-pointers Nimer,Bader, Bird, McConnell 5, Bennet. Records WP (10-8, 6-7); SHP (17-6, 10-3). PAL tournament Carlmont 36,Terra Nova 26 Terra Nova 9 8 4 5 26 Carlmont 3 8 9 16 36 TERRA NOVA (fg ftm-fta tp) Jones 6 1-1 14, Vargas 1 0-0 2, Manessis 3 1-1 7, Virgin 1 1-4 3, Rocafor 0 0-2 0. Totals 11 3-8 26. CARLMONT Hlatshwayo 1 2-2 5, Cox 2 0-1 4, Faulkner 1 2-3 5, Abinader 1 0-2 2,Prado 0 2-2 2,Costello 7 0-0 15, Kaptanoglu 0 1-2 1, Ervin 1 0-0 2. Totals 13 7-12 36. 3-pointers Jones (TN); Hlatshwayo, Faulkner, Costello. WCAL playoffs Serra 71, Riordan 52 Mitty 74,Valley Christian 59 Sacred Heart Cathedral 57, St. Ignatius 45 Bellarmine 60, St. Francis 50 BOYS SOCCER WCAL TOURNAMENT Archbishop Mitty 3, Serra 0 Halftime score 1-0 Mitty. Goal scorers (assist) Cook (Kurze), Kurze (Espinoza), Badcock (Escobar). GIRLS BASKETBALL PAL tournament Sequoia 37, Carlmont 29 Sequoia 10 13 6 8 37 Carlmont 11 6 3 9 29 SEQUOIA (fg ftm-fta tp) Carroll 4 4-8 12, Matiatoga 3 0-0 6, Woo 4 1-2 11, Harden 3 0-0 6, Prieto 1 0-0 2,Alo 0 0-2 0. Totals 15 5 -12 37.CARLMONT N. Leist 6 1-2 18, N. Zane 1 2-2 5, Abinader 0 2-5 2,Tong Woo Lum 1 0-0 2.Totals 8 6-11 29. 3-pointers Woo 2 (S); Leist 4, N. Zane (C).

Central Division W Detroit 39 St.Louis 34 Nashville 33 Chicago 29 Columbus 17 Northwest Division W Vancouver 35 Calgary 27 Colorado 28 Minnesota 25 Edmonton 22 Pacic Division W San Jose 31 Los Angeles 27 Phoenix 27 Dallas 28 Anaheim 23 L 17 15 18 21 34 L 15 22 25 23 28 L 17 19 21 25 24 OT 2 7 6 7 6 OT 6 8 4 8 5 OT 6 11 9 3 9 Pts 80 75 72 65 40 Pts 76 62 60 58 49 Pts 68 65 63 59 55 GF 185 140 161 176 133 GF 180 139 146 126 147 GF 158 124 149 146 146 GA 136 113 150 174 186 GA 139 152 159 146 165 GA 130 124 146 160 164

Southwest Division W San Antonio 20 Dallas 18 Houston 16 Memphis 15 New Orleans 5 Northwest Division W Oklahoma City 22 Denver 17 Portland 15 Utah 14 Minnesota 13 Pacic Division W L.A.Clippers 17 L.A.Lakers 16 Golden State 11 Phoenix 12 Sacramento 10 L 9 11 13 14 23 L 6 12 13 14 16 L 9 12 14 17 18 Pct .690 .621 .552 .517 .179 Pct .786 .586 .536 .500 .448 Pct .654 .571 .440 .414 .357 GB 2 4 5 14 1/2 GB 5 1/2 7 8 9 1/2 GB 2 5 1/2 6 1/2 8

Two points for a win,one point for overtime loss or shootout loss. Tuesdays Games N.Y.Rangers 3,Boston 0 New Jersey 4,Buffalo 1 Columbus 2,St.Louis 1 Ottawa 4,Tampa Bay 0 Detroit 3,Dallas 1 Anaheim 2,Minnesota 1 Nashville 3,Chicago 2 N.Y.Islanders 3,Winnipeg 1 Calgary 5,Toronto 1

Tuesdays Games Miami 105,Indiana 90 New York 90,Toronto 87 San Antonio 99,Detroit 95 Chicago 121,Sacramento 115 Oklahoma City 111,Utah 85 Memphis 93,Houston 83 Denver 109,Phoenix 92 Washington at Portland,late Atlanta at L.A.Lakers,late Wednesdays Games San Antonio at Toronto,4 p.m. Philadelphia at Orlando,4 p.m. Detroit at Boston,4:30 p.m.


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Military leaders insist that Obama budget is right plan

By Donna Cassata

WASHINGTON Brushing aside congressional opposition, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and the nations top military leader insisted on Tuesday that President Barack Obamas trimmer, $614 billion defense budget will ensure the U.S. advantage worldwide with acceptable risks to the force and missions. Panetta and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, defended the blueprint that would slash the size of the Army and Marine Corps, cut back on shipbuilding and delay the purchase of some fighter jets and weapons systems. Overall, the budget for 2013 would provide $525.4 billion in base spending and another $88.5 billion for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The total is nearly $32 billion less than this years budget, a reection of the drawdown in the two conicts, a decade since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the clamor to reduce the nations decit. Dempsey acknowledged the inherent risks of a smaller budget, but told the Senate Armed

Town welcomes back Chinas next president

By David Pitt

DES MOINES, Iowa The last time Chinas soon-to-be leader visited Iowa, he slept in a bedroom with green shag carpeting and Star Trek character cutouts on the walls. He ate eggs with a spoon because his host forgot the chopsticks. But apparently Xi Jinping remembered the 1985 stay fondly because he insisted on returning this week to Muscatine, a small farming community he toured to learn about crop and livestock practices. Back then, he was a young Communist Party leader seeking ideas to help his agriculture-rich region of northern China. Now the nations vice president, he made certain to add Muscatine to his jam-packed itinerary so he

Services Committee, were very confident, because weve worked this collaboratively, that we can mitigate risks by adapting lessons from the last 10 years of war, new emerging capabilities. In the rst of three days of congressional testimony Leon Panetta for the Pentagon leaders, Panetta said the leadership of the Defense Department military and civilian REUTERS was unified behind a An injured man lies on the ground after a bomb he was carrying exploded,in Bangkok,Thailand. revised strategy to shift the focus from the long wars to future challenges in Asia, the Mideast and cyberspace and the proMartin posed budget for the scal year beginning Oct. 1. Dempsey The show of unity from Israel has threatened military strikes on the political appointee and the senior ofcer By Thanyarat Doksone Iranian nuclear facilities, and Iran has blamed was meant to deect criticism from some in and Todd Pittman the Jewish state for the recent killings of Iranian Congress, especially Republicans, that a THE ASSOCIATED PRESS atomic scientists. Democratic commander in chief was hollowIran denied responsibility for the attacks in BANGKOK Israel accused Iran of waging ing out the force. a covert campaign of state terror that stretched India and Georgia, which appeared to mirror this week from the Middle East to the heart of the killings of the Iranian scientists that used Asia after a bungled series of explosions led to sticky bombs. The series of blasts in Bangkok wounded the capture of two Iranians in Bangkok. Authorities in Israel ratcheted up security at four Thai civilians and blew off the leg of an could reunite with the same Americans who home and abroad following Tuesdays explo- Iranian who had ed a house carrying what showed him around the sions in the Thai capital, escalating a con- looked like grenades after a cache of explosives regions hog and cattle frontation over Irans suspect nuclear program ignited there, apparently by mistake. When police searched the Iranians home, the operations and its abun- and raising fears of war. On Monday, an Israeli diplomats wife and bomb squad found and defused two explosives, dant corn and soybean driver were wounded in New Delhi when a each made of three or four pounds of C-4 elds. Im abbergasted that bomb stuck to their minivan exploded, and explosives inside a pair of radios, and National he would take time out of another device was defused on an Israeli Police Chief Gen. Prewpan Damapong said the his busy schedule and Embassy car in Tbilisi, Georgia. Israel blamed bombs were magnetic and could be stuck on Xi Jinping vehicles. come back to Muscatine, Iran for those attacks as well. said Eleanor Dvorchak, whose family hosted him for two nights. Although Dvorchak and her husband have since moved to Florida, they planned to return Wednesday for Xis hour-long visit, and sevComprehensive Body Contouring and Dental Spa eral other local farmers and residents he encountered will be there, too.

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Swedish meatballs with a lighter side

wedish meatballs are such a retro potluck throwback, they are simply rolling in ironic hipness. Meaty, tender, juicy, sweet and sour, they are addictively easy to spear with a toothpick and pop one after another at a party. Thats why I love to serve them at my Oscar party. But I do it with a difference. There are countless recipes for Swedish meatballs, but most arent all that diet-friendly. Most varieties pack nearly 74 calories and more than 4 grams of fat per meatball. I knew I could do better. So I mixed and matched to come up with a lighter, healthier version of this popular appetizer. I cut the fat by using extra-lean ground turkey breast, 96 percent lean ground beef sirloin, low-sodium (and fat-free) chicken broth, olive oil cooking spray and evaporated fat-free milk (traditional recipes call for heavy cream). Then I stirred in just enough puffed brown rice, egg white and arrowroot (a cornstarch-like thickener) to hold everything together. The result is a delicious meatball with 37 calories and less than a gram of fat per meatball. Swedish meatballs traditionally are accompanied by lingonberry preserve, which is both hard to find and loaded with sugar. Instead, I used no-sugar spiced cranberry sauce, and I was good to go. Try them and youll be a star on Oscar night, too.

Beef prices to likely climb in coming years

By Betsy Blaney


There are countless recipes for Swedish meatballs,but most arent all that diet-friendly.
Makes 20 meatballs 8 ounces extra-lean ground turkey breast 6 ounces 96 percent lean ground beef 2/3 cup fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion 1 egg white 2 cups puffed brown rice cereal Salt Red pepper flakes 1/4 cup evaporated fat-free milk 1 teaspoon arrowroot powder Olive oil cooking spray 1/4 cup no-sugar spiced cranberry sauce (such as Steels Gourmet) Heat the oven to 375 F. In a large bowl, combine the turkey breast and ground beef and mix gently. In a blender, combine 1/3 cup of the chicken broth, the onion and egg white. Blend until finely chopped, about 15 seconds. Add the puffed rice and blend to make a thick paste. Add the egg mixture to the meats, then season with salt and red pepper flakes as desired. Divide the mixture into 20 even mounds, using about 1 tablespoon each. Shape each into a ball using slightly wet hands to help prevent sticking. Coat a large nonstick saute pan with cooking spray and heat over medium-high. Working in batches if necessary, once the pan is hot add the meatballs, leaving about 1/2-inch space between them. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes, or until browned on the bottoms. Roll the meatballs onto the other side and brown evenly, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove the meatballs from the pan. Add the remaining chicken broth to the pan and bring to a simmer. In a small bowl, mix the evaporated milk with the arrowroot, then stir into the chicken broth. Cook and stir for about 10 seconds, then return the meatballs to the pan, then place pan in the oven and bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the meatballs are cooked through. Transfer the meatballs to a serving platter. Insert short skewers into each meatball. Set the saute pan over medium heat and cook the sauce for 1 to 2 minutes, or until slightly thickened. Spoon the sauce over the meatballs and serve with the cranberry sauce.

If you cant find Steels Gourmet Cranberry Sauce (my preferred brand of no-sugar cranberry sauce) you can make your own. In a medium microwave-safe bowl, combine 1/2 cup fresh or frozen unsweetened whole cranberries, 1/4 cup water, 3 packets of stevia sweetener, 1 tablespoon agave nectar and a pinch of salt. Cover loosely with plastic wrap, then microwave on high until the cranberries pop and the mixture boils, about 2 minutes. Carefully remove the plastic wrap and mash the mixture with a fork or potato masher to make a chunky cranberry sauce.

LUBBOCK, Texas The smallest cattle herd since the 1950s likely will mean higher beef prices at the supermarket for the next two years. Experts said beef prices could climb as much as 10 percent a year in 2012 and 2013, and the increase could be even greater if demand from other countries increases. Those higher prices would follow steady increases that have seen the average retail cost of a pound of hamburger rise 23 percent, from $2.38 in December 2010 to $2.92 last December, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Last month the USDA reported the U.S. herd had declined to 90.8 million cattle, 2 percent less than the previous year and the lowest inventory since 1952, when there were 88.1 million. Were producing less beef so prices are going to go up, Texas AgriLife Extension Service livestock economist David Anderson said. Ranchers have sold more of their cattle in recent years to meet increased costs for feed, fuel and other expenses. The soaring feed costs come amid heightened demand for corn to produce ethanol and to meet a growing export market. The situation has been worst in Texas, the nations leading cattle producer, and other parts of the southern plains and southwest, where a record drought caused pastures to wither, leaving ranchers with few options but to sell their cattle or pay top-dollar for feed. There are 1.4 million fewer cattle a record 660,000 of those cows in Texas this year compared with the previous year, accounting for about 74 percent of the drop in

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Florida only state with an official chef

By Tamara Lush

Justin Timineri is part culinary ambassador,part farm expert and part cheerleader for Florida-grown food.

ORLANDO, Fla. The air in the parking lot of Orlandos Citrus Bowl smells like fresh cut oranges, shrimp and barbecue. A crowd has gathered before the game around a guy in a black chefs coat. A camera crew orbits as he sets some shrimp and star melon kebabs on the grill with a flourish. Florida seafood ya gotta love it! the guy says, grinning. The crowd cheers. The cameraman is happy. A man walks up and inquires about the hoopla. Someone in the crowd tells him the man in black is Justin Timineri, the state chef of Florida whos filming a spot for ABC. Never heard of him, said Paul Pedersen, of Orlando. Hes like the governors mansion kinda deal? I had no idea we had a state chef. Move over, Mario Batali. Step aside, Gordon Ramsay. Theres a new chef on the cusp of celebrity in the U.S., and hes from Florida. Timineri is part culinary ambassador, part farm expert and part cheerleader for Florida-grown food. Technically, hes a state employee working for the Florida Department of Agriculture and hes the only full-time state chef in the nation. Timineri tall, bald and known for wearing colorful sneakers travels the Sunshine State showing people how to use the states produce and seafood

in recipes. He creates healthy menus for people on food stamps and limited incomes and promotes the states food during trade missions around the world and in TV spots. Next month, hes headed to Brussels to talk up Florida grouper at the worlds largest seafood expo. It makes sense for the state to market its bounty: Agriculture is Floridas No. 2 industry, and unlike tourism, the No. 1 business, farming didnt suffer much in the recession. Florida is the nations top producer of oranges, grapefruit and sugarcane. Its also No. 1 with a range of vegetables, from snap peas to squash and sweet corn, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He is such a fantastic ambassador not only for promoting products grown in Florida, said Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam. But hes also a terrific ambassador with kids. Timineri has a new mission this year: teaching schoolchildren to eat healthier. As part of the Department of Agricultures effort to get kids to eat locally grown produce, Timineri does in-school cooking demos hes dubbed Extreme Cuisine. A recent personal victory came when he got a class of sixth-graders to try guacamole; the children were skeptical of whole avocados but loved the finished product. I have the best job in all of state government, Timineri said. The 37-year-old grew up in

Tallahassee with Italian grandparents and good food. I knew ever since I could remember that I wanted to be a chef, he said. When I was little, I was always peeking around in the kitchen. Timineri didnt go to culinary school. Instead, he got a job in a Tallahassee restaurant and then worked his way up in various kitchens. Eventually, he took a job as an event chef for the professional stock car and golf tours. In 2006, he heard the state chefs job created in the mid-1990s was open. He was hired over 60 others and makes $43,000 a year as part of the ag agencys marketing department. His office includes a small test kitchen attached to the Bureau of Seafood. Since becoming Floridas state chef, Timineri won a Food Network Challenge with a recipe for crispy, panseared Florida snapper with passion fruit cream. When hes not traveling, he helps with events at the governors mansion. He especially likes cooking for Gov. Rick Scott and his family. They are very health conscious, Timineri said. Lots of fresh fruits and vegetables and seafood. Timineri has one tip for home cooks: Buy produce in-season, and buy local. People should first go to grocery store or the farmers market and find out whats fresh and in season, he said. Then go home to find a recipe to match it.

Food brief
Sazerac seeks to douse competitors whiskey pitch
LOUISVILLE, KY. SinFire Cinnamon Whiskey is pitched as a sinful spirit. Sazerac Inc. thinks its an idea thats sinfully close to its own brand of cinnamon avored alcohol, Fireball Whiskey. Sazerac has sued the makers of SinFire, Hood River Distillers, in U.S. District Court in Louisville, asking a federal judge to declare that the Hood River, Ore., company violated its trademark in trying to sell the booze in the United States. New Orleans-based Sazerac, which owns three distilleries in Kentucky, wants a judge to stop the company from using the name SinFire and a label featuring a serpent-like S arising from a bed of re. Sazerac says thats similar to its label featuring a demon spitting a ball of re. Hood River Distillers did not return a message seeking comment Monday afternoon.

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Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012


Greek yogurt on a marathon-like growth spurt

By Michael Hill

SOUTH EDMESTON, N.Y. Chobani is making Greek yogurt as fast as Americans are eating it. Its plant here in upstate New York farm country already pumps out 1.5 million cases of the thick yogurt every week, and pallets are stacked four stories high in the chilled warehouse. But like other Greek yogurt makers, Chobani is expanding. Greek yogurt now accounts for a quarter of the total yogurt market after a dizzying growth spurt that is especially apparent here in the heart of upstate New York. The nations No. 1 and No. 2 Greek yogurt brands Chobani and Fage, respectively are both expanding plants within 60 miles of each other, and another company is building a plant in western New York. The expansions come as the big U.S. yogurt makers are focusing on Greek products, too. Greek yogurt is made a bit differently than the thinner, more watery product that dominated U.S. supermarket shelves for decades. The whey is strained off, leaving a creamier yogurt high in protein and low in fat. While the quick growth has some hallmarks of a food fad think cupcakes or bubble tea the long-term investments point to a widespread industry belief that many Americans will continue to like their yogurt a bit richer. I personally do not believe that the yogurt story has started yet. I believe the yogurt story in this country is about to start, Chobanis founder, Hamdi Ulukaya, said during an interview in his ofce. The magnitude hasnt started yet. Ulukaya has harnessed the Greek yogurt boom more successfully than anyone. In 2005, he bought an old Kraft Foods plant southeast of Syracuse with plans to make the kind of yogurt common in his home country of Turkey. He believed the standard yogurt found on many supermarket shelves wasnt made right. His company, Agro-Farma, started by making yogurt for Stonyeld Farm other companies before launching Chobani in 2007 with limited runs to stores in the New York City area. The Chobani plant today bustles with 14 production lines mechanically squirting yogurt into plastic cups that zip down conveyor belts. The company said production will increase from 1.5 million cases a week to more than 2 million when the current $134 million expansion is completed this year. Another $128 million Chobani plant being built 2,000 miles west in Twins Falls, Idaho, will add still more. About 60 miles northeast, the Greek company Fage (pronounced FA-yeh) is in the early stages of doubling the capacity of its 3-year-old plant in Johnstown, N.Y. to about 160,000 tons of yogurt annually. By multiple accounts, the seeds of the Greek yogurt boom were planted years ago through Fage imports to New York City. Fage opened its U.S plant in 2008 to keep up with growing demand. Russell Evans, Fages marketing director, said sales have grown on average of 50 percent a year for a decade. Its going up exponentially every year, he said. Its constantly expanding. Though often pricier, Greek yogurt is increasingly becoming a refrigerator staple as consumers seek healthy, authentic foods. Kate Winnebeck, a 30-year-old Rochester, N.Y., resident, likes its tanginess, but said it was nutrition that initially

The nations No.1 and No.2 Greek yogurt brands Chobani and Fage, respectively are both expanding plants within 60 miles of each other, and another company is building a plant in western New York.
attracted her. I was looking for ways to get even more protein into my diet, she said. And I didnt want to, at the time, eat a lot of eggs in the morning. I dont have time for that. I work fulltime. The NPD Group, a consumer marketing research rm, reports that Greek yogurt appeals most to adult females and that its more popular in smaller and higher-income households. The Chobani and Fage two plants are a boon to upstate New Yorks ailing economy, not only for the more than 1,240 fulltime jobs combined, but because of their voracious demand for milk from New Yorks dairy farmers (it takes roughly four gallons of milk to make one gallon of Greek yogurt). Fifty or more tanker trucks make daily deliveries to the Chobani plant alone. Little wonder Gov. Andrew Cuomos administration chipped in $16 million in state incentives for the Chobani expansion, and the governor became personally involved in ironing out a

local intra-community dispute that was holding up the Fage expansion. Its been very good for the dairy industry, said Greg Wickham, chief executive ofcer of Dairylea Cooperative Inc., which supplies milk for Chobani. Another manufacturer, Alpina, plans to open a plant to the west in Batavia this summer that will make both Greek and Swiss-style for a yogurt and granola product. At least initially, Greek yogurt zoomed to popularity without a lot of attention from the major yogurt makers. Citigroup Global Markets in an analyst report last month said its growth to $1 billion in annual sales out of total yogurt sales of $4.1 billion caught the major U.S. yogurt makers at-footed. The result: Chobani had 53 percent of the Greek yogurt market, followed by Fage with 17 percent, Frances Danone (its subsidiary Dannon makes Oikos) with 14 percent and General Mills (Yoplait Greek) with 5 percent, according to Citigroup. The big players have clearly taken steps to grab some of the market back. General Mills added capacity and Dannon is in the process now, according to representatives of the two companies. General Mills this winter will introduce Yoplait Greek Parfaits with granola and new avors of Yoplait Greek yogurt in multi-packs. I think that youre going to see a very high level of innovation in the yogurt category generally and in Greek yogurt specically over the next 6 to 12 months, General Mills chief executive ofcer Kendall J. Powell told a conference call with analysts last month. General Mills and Dannon also began TV advertising this past summer. Oikos took direct aim at Chobani with a TV ad claiming their Greek yogurt was preferred 2-to-1 in a taste test. UBS analyst David Palmer said Greek yogurts momentum continues and the market shift to Chobani has accelerated.

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yesterday, the board only voted on the lease renewal and heard more than three hours of public comment punctuated with poetry and songs. Esther Nord wondered if her comments would fall on deaf ears because the supervisors had already made up their minds but asked the board to look at the residents as individuals and not just a crowd or a number of beds. Today is Valentines Day. This place is one big heart. Give us our miracle on Valentines Day, she said. Over and over, the speakers told the board the nursing home is an asset rather than a liability for the county. Many said the county would be better off revisiting the billing and at least one questioned prior stafng cuts that make it impossible to keep the center from being fully occupied and thereby raise more revenue. Was this budget cut a deliberate attempt to right red ink? asked Barbara Meacham who, with her husband, spoke on behalf of a cousin who resides in the facility. Others suggested pulling the health care districts in to help and the cost of BLTC was often contrasted with the price tag of a new county jail. The crowd repeatedly told the board a tsunami of aging Baby Boomers is poised to worsen the problem of too-few beds and at least one told the supervisors to consider their own future. You people will be in our position someday and there wont be any place for you, said Anna Tupou, a resident of four years. The emotional hearing echoed similar meetings nearly a decade ago when San Mateo County took over the 281-bed nursing facility in 2003 at the request of the Department of Health Services. The state had put the facility into receivership because the operator faced bankruptcy and the county stepped in rather than risk patients being shipped as far away as Oregon. The home never turned into a moneymaker for the county and in July 2011 the civil grand to plentiful pastureland. Even in the southwest, there has been some good news, as the USDA reports that producers held onto more heifers, or young cows, than some expected. The January report showed a 1 percent increase over last years number of heifers retained. That could put the industry in position to grow the herd more quickly Until the cattle supply increases, consumers will see higher prices, said Lane Broadbent, a livestock analyst with KIS Futures in Oklahoma City. Broadbent said worldwide demand for U.S. beef also could increase in the next couple of years, causing prices to stay steady or rise even if the herd size grows as expected. An era of cheap meat might not happen for the Event Center three times a year, with the next event scheduled for April. But the show no longer contracts for police services with the San Mateo Police Department nor does it use the event centers security staff, police and event center ofcials said yesterday. Instead, it hires its own security. Considering the thousands of attendees at the weekend event and more than 300 exhibitors, however, three reported thefts is not a large number, police said. But the police department has not been on site at the event since last April, Sgt. Dave Norris told the Daily Journal. With vendors in and out of their stalls, jury recommended the county cut ties. The county responded by hiring consultant Lawrence Funk whose December 2011 report recommending not renewing the lease for nancial and safety reasons came under re yesterday. Mario Muzzi, who owns the building with this brother Vincent, reiterated to the board many of the points made in a 12-page letter he delivered last week to address the consultants report. Muzzi, who said he prefers to inform rather than advocate, said Funk is just wrong in his conclusion that the center is not physically t. If the building was unsafe, they would have shut us down, Muzzi said, referencing the state licensing process. Muzzi also offered the board a nancial carrot for a change of heart. If the county is considering staying, we will reduce our lease, Muzzi said. The offer was met with loud cheering and standing. Vincent Muzzi also made the offer and expressed frustration at Funks report, in particular the gures stated about the number of Medi-Cal beds available in the county. Instead of 1,500, Muzzi said the number is actually 887. They are wrong and I resent that the county has not corrected it, Muzzi said. Members of the San Mateo County Ombudsman Ofce also urged the board to keep the facility open and warned of a 20 percent death rate due to moving. Even those who dont die often lose weight, are emotionally distressed and frequently fall, said Judith Guilfoyle. The transfer trauma has already started, she said. BLTC also acts as safety net for the homeless, younger adults and the mentally ill three populations not well served by other providers, said Executive Director Tippy Irwin. The county has lost eight homes in the last decade and the county has half the beds per another two to three years, Broadbent said. Its basically supply and demand, and this USDA report showed that our supplies are going to increase. USDA livestock analyst Shayle Shagam said producers who see good prices at auction might still sell off their heifers. Ranchers must weigh whether theyll come out ahead by selling those heifers in coming months or hang onto them and sell the calves from the animals. Theres potential for increased retention, Shagam said. How that evolves during the year will depend on these producer decisions. The cattle industry has for decades gone through cycles of expansion and contraction. The U.S. herd typically grows for about 10 Norris said, many of the victims could not tell police exactly when the crimes occurred. These are crimes of opportunity, he said. Police do high-prole passing checks during setup and at the end of the show, Norris said, but did not police the event itself on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Event Center General Manager Chris Carpenter told the Daily Journal yesterday he had heard some minor thefts had occurred at the event but not to the tune of tens of thousands of dollars. For what it is worth, in my eight years, these are the rst show thefts we have had, Carpenter said. United Voluntary Services is a national


capita as the rest of the state, Irwin said. Even opening the full 96 beds at the hospital will not be enough, leaving approximately 100 residents needing placement, she said. Although several speakers argued the facility would benet from full occupancy, Fraser said the opposite is actually true because, even not counting rent and utilities, it runs at a decit in part by not pushing residents to leave when their time is up or force payments from those who do not make them. As a result, Fraser, said the county is spending $2 million in rent and another $1 million on upkeep without getting more beds or modern conditions. Frankly, more patients means a greater loss, Fraser said. Part of the nancial challenge, too, is that the state charges hospital-run nursing homes more because they believe residents are receiving an increased level of care even if as is the local case that doesnt happen, Ehrlich said. The rate of Medi-Cal reimbursement was a strong theme in yesterdays hearing, with debate remaining on just how much or how little the county stands to receive. A federal lawsuit currently has cuts on hold but Ehrlich said the county is still seeing the cuts enforced. So this is the reality we are dealing with today, Ehrlich said. Once the state approves the countys transition plan, a team will go to work guring out the necessary moves. The assessment process will include individual evaluations by doctors, social workers and other caregivers, said Lisa Mancini, director of aging and adult services for San Mateo County. Mancini pointed to the long lead time as a plus because nursing home beds open up sporadically and having recommendations in place ahead of time makes it more likely a resident will end up somewhere they wish to be. Rest assured, we will not exit Burlingame until we have an appropriate home for everybody, Mancini said. years before supplies increase to a point where cattle and beef prices begin to drop. Thats when ranchers begin to sell off their animals and the contraction begins. This is free enterprise, Texas AgriLife Extension Service economist Stephen Amosson said. Everything goes to the bottom line. If theyd be making a bunch of money they would have been expanding before this. Starting in the 1980s and through the 1990s the cycles were influenced by a shift in demand, which brought about big declines in cattle numbers. During that time people began to eat more chicken when the meat started showing up as nuggets, wings and in forms other than whole chickens, Anderson, the economist, said. service organization committed to assisting hospitalized veterans in Veterans Affairs Medical Centers throughout the nation. Yesterday, UVS President Mary Lee told the Daily Journal that the private security rm, San Jose-based Code 3, hired to patrol the event do the best job they can. Six to eight security guards patrol the event during the day and two stay the night while the event is closed, Lee said. We feel its ample security. We cant police every booth, she said. Besides, vendors should be insured. We do not guarantee security, we just provide it, she said. We are not responsible for thefts on the oor during the show.

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but they are faced with a $9 million annual loss caused by cuts to reimbursement rates, expensive upkeep and a facility that, while not unsafe, is not modern. I know this transition will cause enormous stress and disruption and Im extremely sorry, said Health System Director Jean Fraser, her voice cracking. A large part of the problem is that Medi-Cal covers hospitalization and nursing care but not at-home care services. Fraser said the county has little choice when it comes to Medi-Cal beds because the program covers hospitalization and nursing care but not at-home services. The county is part of a pilot program for longterm care integration and Fraser is hopeful this will eventually offer all counties exibility to use those funds in the best and most nancially prudent way possible. I truly believe every crisis is an opportunity, Fraser said. However, as long as the county stays wedded to large institutions its creativity and innovation is stymied, she said. The current proposal calls for reopening Unit 1B of the San Mateo Medical Center with an extra 32 beds for a total of 64 set aside from short-term patients while long-term residents are placed elsewhere. Dr. Susan Ehrlich, hospital CEO, said the county should use the unutilized space because it pays $1 million a year in debt service. Several board members yesterday indicated a preference to add another 96 in the unit for a total of 128 and let Burlingame Long Term Care residents use those. Fraser estimated adding the others would take about nine months and cost approximately $2 million. That decision will be made at a later date;

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numbers nationally. The animals were either moved to another state or were slaughtered. Texas still leads the nation with 11.9 million head of cattle and calves, an 11 percent drop from last January. Cattle numbers plunged 12 percent in Oklahoma, to 4.5 million head, and in New Mexico by 10 percent, to 1.39 million head. While cattle numbers dropped in those states, they have climbed elsewhere, especially in the Northern Plains where more rain led

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chains in a locked box before the three-day show got under way Friday. He also said another exhibitor claimed to have lost at least $70,000 in goods from the show either Saturday or Sunday. If there isnt an immediate change in security then I will likely not participate again, said the exhibitor, who wished to remain anonymous. The United Voluntary Services Hillsborough Antique Show & Sale is held at

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jumped nearly 60 times the previous weeks level to 101,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Radio airplay soared and her bestselling single, I Will Always Love You, Whitney jumped to 195,000 Houston downloads in the week through Sunday, up from just 3,000 the week prior. Online music service Spotify said Houstons songs were streamed 2.4 million times between Saturday and Sunday alone. Not unlike Jacksons posthumous star turn in the movie This Is It, Houston will star in a lm that is set for release this fall. In addition, dozens of the sixtime Grammy-winners unreleased recordings may someday be released to a public grieving her loss. It really is a nite universe of celebrities that are able to transcend their own death to create commercial opportunities, said David Reeder, vice president Department of Housing and Community Development, Menlo Park has not adopted a housing element since Sept. 8, 1992 despite being required to do so in both 2001 and 2009. The only other city in the state with the same distinction is Cudahy, in Los Angeles County. Between 1999 and 2006, Menlo Parks fair share of the regions need for new housing included 184 units of affordable to very-low income, 90 to low income and 245 to moderate-income households. But Menlo Park issued permits for only 11 moderate-income units during that period and none for very-low and low-income units, according to data from the Association of Bay Area Governments and provided by Public Advocates, a San Francisco-based agency that advocates for affordable housing. Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith told the Daily Journal yesterday that the city is looking hard at its housing needs. We absolutely understand the importance of the housing element and need to update it. We will be able to do what we need to do, Keith said regarding Facebooks need to expand. To help with the negotiations, the city has hired David Boesch, former San Mateo County manager and Menlo Parks former city manager. The companys Chief Financial Ofcer David Ebersman told the council last night that the next few months will be critical in determining whether Facebook will make Menlo Park its permanent home. The city should have appropriate, considered expectations, Ebersman said regarding public benets the city is seeking from the expansion. Facebooks presence will boost commerce, attract new business and bring the employees energy to the city, Ebersman said. Some one-time benets the city is also seeking from Facebook in the form of public benets include upgrading the Bay Trail to improve bicycle access to the campus and some area streetscape improvements. For the current planning period, which runs through 2014, Menlo Park must accommodate 993 total new housing units, including 226 units affordable to Under the agreement with the police ofcers, employees will receive a onetime $700 allowance for uniforms and an offer of six-month severance pay, about $48,907.30 per employee, for those who are not hired by the county, according to a staff report by City Manager Marcia Raines. The agreement also outlines how vacation, seniority and compensatory time off will be handled. At the same meeting, Millbrae approved a second reading of its singleuse bag ban. at GreenLight, a subsidiary of Corbis Images that helps license the images and work of late icons such as Albert Einstein and Johnny Cash. People want to remember her back in 1986 at her peak, when nobody was doing it better than she was. As a former model who crossed racial barriers, Houstons image might nd a home with a fashion brand, much like Elizabeth Taylor, who continues to grace fragrances, or Audrey Hepburn, who has been given numerous tributes by clothing companies long after her passing. If Houston breaks into Forbes list of top-earning dead celebrities in 2012, she will likely get in towards the bottom end with single-digit millions of dollars, Reeder said. Michael Jackson dominated the list in 2010 and 2011, after his death three years ago. Mark Roesler, chief executive of CMG Worldwide, a company that collects licensing revenue for the estates of Marilyn Monroe, James Dean and others, said fans will be looking to ll the hole Houston left behind on the eve of musics biggest night. very-low income, 163 to low income and 192 to moderate-income households, according to the DEIR response letter from Envision-Transform-Build East Palo Alto and the rest of the coalition. With the states recent action to dissolve redevelopment agencies, a critical tool to build affordable housing has now been taken away, Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson told the Daily Journal. She also said housing was more of a social impact rather than an environmental impact to the surrounding community. The city has made some progress in addressing the citys affordable-housing needs, she said. To mitigate Facebooks impact on the regions housing needs, EnvisionTransform-Build East Palo Alto and the other groups want the company to develop or fund the development of 1,034 units of very-low income housing, 1,598 units of low income housing and 1,692 units of moderate income housing, according to the response letter. The group also wants Facebook to modify the proposed project to include on-site housing for lower-income employees. Lastly, it wants Facebook to agree to hire locally in lling new very-low and low income jobs to lessen the impact on transit and housing pressures in the area. Facebooks outreach and hiring should extend to the city of East Palo Alto, which will be most directly impacted by the project, according to the coalition letter. The East Palo Alto City Council also discussed the potential impacts of Facebooks expansion on its community in a meeting last night. Environmental analysis of projects such as the Facebook Campus project is required by the California Environmental Quality Act. The CEQA process and nal EIR for the project should be nalized by late April and the development agreement should be nalized by June, according to city staff.
Bill Silverfarb can be reached by email: or by phone: (650) 344-5200 ext. 106.

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Whitney Houston estate to gain

By Ryan Nakashima

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15 80s Movie: Sixteen Candles. 3:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Retro 80s classic for ages 12-19. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Bra Fitting Clinic by Nordstrom. 4:30 p.m. 4060 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo. Come join us as we celebrate the opening of our brand new store with special events all week. Free. For more information call 9963332. AAA Travel Redwood City. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. 510 Veterans Blvd., Redwood City. Brendan Vacations. RSVP required. To RSVP call 216-3130. Club Fox Blues Jam: Cold Feat. 7 p.m. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $5. For more information call 369-7770 or visit THURSDAY, FEB. 16 Candidate Seminars. 10 a.m. to noon. Elections Office, 40 Tower Road, San Mateo. The seminar is designed for candidates and their staff but is open to anyone who is interested in the process. Candidates and their staff are welcome. RSVPs are requested. Seminar open to public. Free. For more information or to RSVP call 312-5293. Friends for Youth Mentoring Information Session. 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Silicon Valley Community Foundation Conference Center, 1300 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo. Become a mentor with Friends for Youth. There are many atrisk youth in our community that just need a positive adult to have fun with. Learn how to become that person at this information session. Free. For more information visit Jockey Person to Person Comfort Dressing Clinic. 10:45 a.m. to noon. Weight Watchers, 4060 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo. Participants will learn how to choose gure attering styles and colors from a Jockey Comfort Specialist. Free. For more information call 996-3332. AARP Chapter 139 Meeting. 11 a.m. Bereford Recreation Center, 2720 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. 11 a.m. is the social hour and noon is the business meeting, followed by Greg Hartwell from the Homecare California speaking about staying in your home. For more information call 345-5001. Marty Brounstein presents on his recently published book Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust. 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. South San Francisco Library, 840 W. Orange Ave., South San Francisco. Author Marty Brounstein tells a true story of rescue with a personal connection. Free. For more information call 8293876. Teen Open Mic Night. 6:30 p.m. Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont. Join us for our rst Open Mic Night of 2012. You have six minutes to show us what youve got. All acts welcome. Refreshments will be provided. For ages 12 and up. Free. For more information call Saving water for the garden: rainwater, graywater and conservation. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. Learn methods for harvesting rainwater and capturing household graywater for using in your garden and landscape. Workshop sponsored by the City of the Millbrae Water Resources and Conservation Program. Free. For more information call 259-2339. Lyrics Born. 9 p.m. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $20. For more information call 369-7770 or visit FRIDAY, FEB. 17 Pampered Chef Demonstration: Healthy Cooking Techniques. 1 p.m. Weight Watchers, 4060 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo. A demonstration of healthy cooking techniques by Pampered Chef will celebrate the opening of the brand new store. Free. For more information call 996-3332. St. Pius Young Peoples Theater presents Annie the Musical. 7:30 p.m. St. Pius Fitzsimon Center, 1100 Valota Road, Redwood City. General admission is $6 for adults, and $4 for seniors, students and children at the door. Reserved seating is $10 for adults, and $8 for seniors, students and children. For more information call 207-7682. Fred Eaglesmith. 9 p.m. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $18. For more information call 369-7770 or visit SATURDAY, FEB. 18 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous. 8 a.m. Central Peninsula Church, 1005 Shell Blvd., Foster City. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program for people who want help in recovering from food addiction, overeating, under-eating and bulimia. For more information call 504-0034. Family Resources Fair. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hillsdale Shopping Center, 60 31st Ave., San Mateo. Enjoy the second annual Family Resources Fair. Free admission, free child fingerprinting by the San Mateo Police Department and free face painting. Meet and greet more than 35 familyrelated businesses. Attend the fair, have lunch, go shopping bring the kids and make a day of it. Sponsored by Health Plan of San Mateo and the Daily Journal. Free. For more information call 344-5200. Coldwater Creek Trunk Show. 11:30 a.m. Weight Watchers, 4060 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo. The latest fashions from Coldwater Creek will be displayed and participants will learn to dress to accentuate their features. Free. For more information call 996-3332. 51st Annual Camellia Show and Plant Sale. Noon to 4 p.m. Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Ave., Redwood City. Come see more than 1,000 camellia blooms of various sizes and colors from one-inch miniatures to eightinch reticulatas and all sizes and shapes in between. The public is encouraged to enter blooms from their own gardens in the novice division. Free. For more information email New Vintage Wine Release Party. Noon to 4 p.m. La Honda Winery, 2645 Fair Oaks Ave., Redwood City. Entry includes wine tastings and Hawaiian tuna poke appetizer. Other appetizers will be available for purchase. $10. Free for Wine Club Members. For more information visit Swing and Kicks. 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo. Exercise your body and mind. For elementary school students. For more information call 522-7838. Isnt It Romantic Valentine Concert. 3 p.m. Crystal Springs United Methodist Church, 2145 Bunker Hill Drive, San Mateo. The Golden Gate Radio Orchestra plays tunes like Its De Lovely and It Had to be You with vocals and instrumentals. Refreshments at intermission. Tickets $15. For more information call 871-7464. Release Party. Noon to 4 p.m. La Honda Winery, 2645 Fair Oaks Ave., Redwood City. Three new delicious wines: 2010 pinot noir, 2010 chardonnay and 2009 Salinian cabernet sauvignon, includes music and food. For more information call 3664104. St. Pius Young Peoples Theater presents Annie the Musical. 7:30 p.m. St. Pius Fitzsimon Center, 1100 Valota Road, Redwood City. General admission is $6 for adults, and $4 for seniors, students and children at the door. Reserved seating is $10 for adults, and $8 for seniors, students and children. For more information call 207-7682. Tony Orlando. 7:30 p.m. Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City. $32 to $52.50. For more information call 369-7770 or visit For more events visit, click Calendar.

LOS ANGELES Whitney Houstons career is getting a postmortem boost, but it isnt likely to be as big as the one that enriched the King of Pops estate after his death. Like the late Michael Jackson, Houston was in the midst of an attempted career revival. She was found dead at age 48 on Saturday in her Los Angeles hotel room on the eve of the Grammys, a stage she once ruled. It could be weeks before the coroners ofce completes toxicology tests that could establish the cause of death. In an outpouring of grief and a desire to remember her soaring voice and upbeat personality Houstons fans have propelled her decades-old recordings to the top of sales charts on iTunes and Twitter recorded more than 2.5 million Tweets about her within two hours of her death. In the day and a half after she died, U.S. sales of Houstons albums skyrocketed. Weekly sales through Sunday

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being urged to develop or contribute the funds needed to build thousands of affordable housing units in and around Menlo Park. Last night, the Menlo Park City Council weighed in on the development agreement for the Facebook East Campus project at 1601 Willow Road with an intent to secure a commitment from the social media giant to fund housing opportunities in the city and surrounding region. Facebook is asking Menlo Park to allow approximately 6,600 employees to occupy the East Campus, that includes nine buildings on the 57-acre site once occupied by Sun Microsystems. A conditional development permit between Facebook and Menlo Park, however, caps the number of employees at the site to only 3,600 people. Facebook asked the city to instead cap daily trips to and from the campus at 15,000 rather than cap the number of employees who will occupy the campus. Currently, about 2,000 employees occupy the East Campus, according to Facebook. Plans for the West Campus, with two buildings on 22 acres, have yet to be discussed. While Facebook is already partnering with a developer near the campus to build about 250 housing units, affordable-housing advocates say much more will be needed. The city has recently closed the comment period for the projects draft environmental impact report and response letters focused heavily on Facebooks impact to the regions housing needs and Menlo Parks failure to meet its affordable housing obligations under the states Housing Element Law. Envision-Transform-Build East Palo Alto and a coalition of groups including Urban Habitat; Youth United for Community Action; and Peninsula Interfaith Action blasted the city in a DEIR response letter for failing to plan for growth and future housing needs. According to the California

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ment. Millbrae will be given credit for some equipment while charged for others. Ultimately, the difference is an additional cost to Millbrae of $26,808, Police Chief Mark Raffaelli wrote in a staff report.

Under the rule, which goes into effect Sept. 1, single-use carryout bags cannot be used in grocery stores and retail businesses. Around 50 businesses will be affected. The ban was tweaked a bit to bar businesses from being exempted until rules about such a process are created.
Heather Murtagh can be reached by email: or by phone: (650) 344-5200 ext. 105.


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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: 1. A Draft Water Quality Control Policy for LowThreat Underground Storage Tank (UST) Case Closure (Draft Policy) has been developed by a stakeholder group for consideration by the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board). The purpose of the Draft Policy is to establish consistent statewide case closure criteria for low-threat petroleum UST sites. The Draft Policy and a Draft Substitute Environmental Document (SED) are available for public review and comment. Interested persons may submit their written comments on the Draft Policy and Draft SED by email, fax, or hard copy. In order to be considered, written comments must be received by 12:00 noon on March 19, 2012. Email comments are encouraged, but must be less than 15 MB total size. All comment letters, regardless of the method of delivery, must have the following subject line: Comment re: Low-Threat UST Closure Policy. Written comments may be mailed or hand-delivered to the following address: Jeanine Townsend, Clerk to the Board, State Water Resources Control Board, 1001 I Street, 24th Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814. Written comments submitted via email should be addressed to Ms. Townsend at: gov. Faxes should be sent to: (916) 341-5620. All written comments received within the comment period will be posted online at: http://www.waterboards.c ments/index.shtml. 2. The State Water Board will conduct a public hearing for the receipt of oral comments on the Draft Policy and Draft SED. The State Water Board may take action to adopt the Draft Policy and approve the Draft SED following the hearing, which will be held Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. in the Coastal Hearing Room Joe Serna Jr./Cal/EPA Headquarters Building at 1001 I Street, 2nd Floor Sacramento, CA 95814 For additional information and instructions, including information about the public hearing, see: http://www.waterboards.c ml or contact Mr. Kevin Graves at (916) 341-5782 (kgraves@waterboards.c 2/15/12 CNS-2257238# SAN MATEO DAILY JOURNAL


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CASE# CIV 511506 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 Victoria M. Padilla TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner, Victoria M. Padilla filed a petition with this court for a decree changing name as follows: Present name: Victoria Angelene Padilla Proposed name: Victoria Angelene Colin-Sandoval Padilla 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 20, 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: 01/31/2012 /s/ Beth Freeman/ Judge of the Superior Court Dated: 01/31/2012 (Published 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12, 02/29/12) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248491 The following person is doing business as: Running Pirate Consulting, 835 Banbury Lane, Millbrae, CA 94030 is hereby registered by the following owner: Chris Tolbert, same address. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 01/01/12. /s/ Chris Tolbert / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/19/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 01/25/12, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12).

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248558 The following person is doing business as: Hernandez Gardening, 2054 Euclid Ave., #8, EAST PALO ALTO, CA 94303 is hereby registered by the following owner: Osmin Hernandez Alvarado, same address. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on N/A. /s/ Osmin Hernandez Alvarado / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/24/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248501 The following person is doing business as: Dylas Housecleaning, 640 Lausanne Avenue, Daly City, CA 94014 is hereby registered by the following owner: Edylamar F. de Sousa, same address. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 01/19/12. /s/ Edylamar F. de Sousa / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/19/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248667 The following persons are doing business as: JC Limo and Car Service, 1050 Carolan Ave., #206, Burlingame, CA 94010 is hereby registered by the following owners: Jean Fabio Kaminski, same address and Cristian C. Guimaraes Cardoso, 1025 Cadillac Way, #314, Burlingame, CA 94010. The business is conducted by a General Partnership. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ Jean F. Kaminski / /s/ Cristian C. G. Cardoso / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/31/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248477 The following person is doing business as: PK Sound SF, 600 S. Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94402 is hereby registered by the following owner: PK Sound Inc., CA. The business is conducted by a Corporation. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 01/03/12. /s/ Stephanie Davis / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/19/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248584 The following person is doing business as: Garden Sense, Inc., dba Janet Bell and Associates, 3475 Edison Way, Suite C, Menlo Park, CA 94025 is hereby registered by the following owner: Garden Sense, Inc., CA. The business is conducted by a Corporation. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 01/01/12. /s/ Janet Bell / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/25/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248421 The following person is doing business as: Dia Construction, 40 Valley View Court, San Mateo, CA 94402 is hereby registered by the following owner: Farshad Shahbazi, same address. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 11/28/2011. /s/ Farshad Shahbazi / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/13/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248502 The following person is doing business as: 1)Larkspur Landing South San Francisco, 2)South San Francisco Larkspur Landing, 3)Larkspur Landing, 690 Gateway Blvd., South San Francisco, CA 94080 is hereby registered by the following owner: LL South San Francisco, L.P., CA. The business is conducted by a Limited Partnership. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 07/11/2007. /s/ James A. Hansen / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/19/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248420 The following person is doing business as: Ztech Solutions, 1919 Alameda de las Pulgas, #29, San Mateo, CA 94403 is hereby registered by the following owner: Zita Berghammer, same address. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 01/01/12. /s/ Zita Berghammer / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/13/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248728 The following person is doing business as: S @ C Courier Systems, 743 El Camino Real, #31, Burlingame, CA 94010 is hereby registered by the following owner: Steven Clarfield, same address. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 09/01/2006 approximately. /s/ Steven Clarfield / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 02/02/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12, 02/29/12).


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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248773 The following person is doing business as: Theisen Bros. Glass Co., 1015 San Mateo Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066 is hereby registered by the following owner: Lawrence Jessup, 851 Taylor Blvd., Millbrae, CA 94030. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 01/01/12. /s/ Lawrence Jessup / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 02/06/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12, 02/29/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248784 The following persons are doing business as: Dollars & Donuts Productions, 239 Holly Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080 is hereby registered by the following owners: Michael J. Martin, 461 Granada Dr., So. San Francisco, CA 94080 and Daryl Della, 239 Holly Ave., So. San Francisco, CA 94080. The business is conducted by a General Partnership. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 10/16/2011. /s/ Michael J. Martin / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 02/07/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12, 02/29/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248707 The following person is doing business as: Custom Floral Designs by C. Smith, 509 Chesterton Avenue, Belmont, CA 94002 is hereby registered by the following owner: Cyndy A. Smith, same address. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ Cyndy A. Smith / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 02/01/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12, 02/29/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248566 The following person is doing business as: Trueform Engineering, 295 Old County Rd. #3, San Carlos, CA 94070 is hereby registered by the following owner: Jonathan Brewer, 438 3rd Ave, San Francisco CA 94118. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 01/01/2012. /s/ Jonathan Brewer/ This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/24/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/15/12, 02/22/12, 02/29/12, 03/07/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248899 The following person is doing business as: Selosoft, 754 Jenevein Ave., SAN BRUNO, CA 94066 is hereby registered by the following owner: Sterling Selover, same address. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ Sterling Selover/ This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 02/14/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/15/12, 02/22/12, 02/29/12, 03/07/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248771 The following person is doing business as: BS Landscape/Tree Care, 166 Dumbarton Ave., Apt #3, REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063 is hereby registered by the following owner: Jhonatan A. Corado, same address. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ Jhonatan A. Corado / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 02/06/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/15/12, 02/22/12, 02/29/12, 03/07/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248832 The following person is doing business as: Your Entertainment Productions, 170 Crestmoor Circle, Pacifica, CA 94044 is hereby registered by the following owner: Angelo Joseph Marquez, same address and Ryan Sole Pagunsan, 231 Frankfort St., Daly City, CA 94014. The business is conducted by a General Partnership. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 02/09/2012. /s/ Ryan Sole Pagunsan / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 02/09/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/15/12, 02/22/12, 02/29/12, 03/07/12). NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. 11-0125513 Title Order No. 11-0105676 APN No. 035-113-120 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/21/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by RIGOBERTO DELGADO GALLEGOS, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 10/21/2005 and recorded 10/31/2005, as Instrument No. 2005-189893, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of San Mateo County, State of California, will sell on 03/7/2012 at 12:30PM, At the Marshall Street entrance to the Hall of Justice, 400 County Center, Redwood City, San Mateo County, CA at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 2155 SHOREVIEW AVENUE, SAN MATEO, CA, 94401. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid bal-




FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248289 The following person is doing business as: Taqueria San Agustin, 3 N. Knigston St., SAN MATEO, CA 94401 is hereby registered by the following owner: Elaine G Barraza, 813 Jefferson Ct. #3, San Mateo, CA 94401. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on . /s/ Elaine G Barraza / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/05/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 01/25/12, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12).

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248511 The following person is doing business as: Health Diagnostics of California, LLC, 1860 El Camino Real, Suite 101, Burlingame, CA 94010 is hereby registered by the following owner: Health Diagnostics of California, LLC, CA. The business is conducted by a Limited Liability Company. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 12/16/11. /s/ Howard J. Simon, M.D. / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/20/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 01/25/12, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248541 The following person is doing business as: Dasho Art Management, 244 Elm Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066 is hereby registered by the following owner: Cynthia Ann Dasho, same address. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 12/01/11. /s/ Cynthia Dasho / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/23/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 01/25/12, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248177 The following person is doing business as: 1)Maxi Taxi Limo, 2)XOX Limousine, 96 Randolph Ave., South San Francisco, CA 94080 is hereby registered by the following owner: Vincent Ivan Pearce, same address. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ Vincent Ivan Pearce / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 12/27/2011. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 01/25/12, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248561 The following person is doing business as: Las Palomas Deli, 504 E. 3rd Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401 is hereby registered by the following owner: Maria Esequiel Lozano Molina, 725 N. Amphlett Blvd., #3, San Mateo, CA 94401. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ Maria Esequiel Lozano Molina / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/24/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 01/25/12, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248244 The following person is doing business as: Saba Realty & Investments, 1410 Avondale Road, Hillsborough, CA 94010 is hereby registered by the following owner: Susan M. Davila, same address. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ Susan M. Davila / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/03/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248580 The following person is doing business as: Classically Luxe, 2715 Hillside Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010 is hereby registered by the following owner: Rachelle Maidaa, same address. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on 02/01/2012. /s/ Rachelle Maida / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/25/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248631 The following person is doing business as: Coellos Registration Services, 2041 Pioneer Court, Suite 207, San Mateo, CA 94402 is hereby registered by the following owner: Carmen Coello, 1515 Arc Way, Apt. 204, Burlingame, CA 94010. The business is conducted by an Individual. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ Carmen Coello / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/30/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12). FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #248620 The following person is doing business as: La Tre Catering, 1820 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo, CA 94401 is hereby registered by the following owner: La Tre Catering Co., CA. The business is conducted by a Corporation. The registrants commenced to transact business under the FBN on /s/ Marcus Trinh / This statement was filed with the Assessor-County Clerk on 01/27/2012. (Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 02/01/12, 02/08/12, 02/15/12, 02/22/12).

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ance with interest thereon of the obligation se-cured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $690,802.09. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier's checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an AS IS condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee's Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder's Office. DATED: 01/29/2012 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone/Sale Information: (800) 281 8219 By: Trustee's Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. FEI # 1006.152946 2/15, 2/22, 2/29/2012 ORDER FOR publication of SUMMONS CASE NUMBER: FAM0116042 In Re: Petitioner: ASEN BOYKOV BILEV vs. Respondent: KRISTEN N. JACKSON Upon reading and filing evidence consisting of a declaration as provided in Section 415.50 CCP by Trudy Nicole LeDee, and it satisfactorily appearing therefrom that the Respondent, Richard Kennedy LeDee, cannot be served with reasonable diligence in any other manner specified in Article 3, Chapter 4, Title 5 of the Code of Civil Procedure, and it also appearing from the verified Petition that a good cause of action exists in this action in favor of the Petitioner, therein and against the Respondent, and that the said Respondent is a necessary and proper party to the action or that the party to be served has or claims an interest in, real or personal property in this State that is subject to the jurisdiction of the Court or the relief demanded in the action consists wholly or in part in excluding such party from any interest in such property. NOW, ON MOTION of Asen Boykov Bilev, Petitioner in Pro Per, IT IS ORDERED that the services of said Summons in this section be made upon said Respondent, by publication thereof in the Daily Journal, a newspaper of general circulation publish in San Mateo County, California, hereby designated as the newspaper most likely to give notice to said Respondent; that said publication be made at least once a week for four successive weeks. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of said Summons and of said Petition in this action be forthwith deposited in the United States Post Office, postpaid, directed to said Respondent, if his address is ascertained before expiration of the time prescribed for the publication of this Summons and declaration of this mailing, or of the fact that the address was not ascertained, be filed at the expiration of the time prescribed for the publications. Dated: 01/11/12 Signed: Susan Greenberg Judge/Commissioner of the Superior Court Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal February 8, 15, 22, 29, 2012.

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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: SMALL diamond cross, silver necklace with VERY sentimental meaning. Lost in San Mateo 2/6/12 (650)578-0323. 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.

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Actual full size shoulder mount. Quality taxidermy. Obtained in safari hunt in South Africa & Zimbabwe. Possible uses in mountain cabin or sport tavern. Owner leaving country. No price rejected. to view call for appointment Kudu, Sable, Spring Bok, Black Wildebeest, Jem Bok "ork", Sissiby
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REDMON WICKER baby bassinet $25 OBO Crib Mattress $10 650 678-4398

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

296 Appliances
BISSELL UPRIGHT vacuum cleaner clear view model $45 650-364-7777 CHOPPERS (4) with instructions $7/all. (650)368-3037 ELECTRIC HEATER - Oil filled electric heater, 1500 watts, $30., (650)504-3621 HOVER WIND tunnel vacuum. Like new $60 SOLD 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

300 Toys
BILINGUAL POWER lap top 6 actividaes $18 650 349-6059 RADIO-CONTROL SAILBOAT: Robbie model. Power: Futabas ATTAK, 75.750 mghz.Excellent condition, ready to use. Needs batteries. $70.00 650-341- 3288

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 VINTAGE FISHING LURES - (10) at between $45. & $100. each, CreekChub, Helin Tackle, Arbogast, some in original boxes, (650)257-7481

297 Bicycles
INSTEP HALF bike for child, mounts onto adult bike. $15. Like new. (650)5743141

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 LAPTOP. ACER Inspire One, 160 Gb HD. $75. (650) 630-2329 PANASONIC TV 21 inch $25., (650)637-8244 PRINTER. HP Office Jet All-in-One. New. $50. (650) 630-2329 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

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 200 1940 Baseball Cards $100 or B/O (650)481-5296 65 EUROPEAN Used Postage Stamps. Some issued before 1920. All different. Includes stamps from England, France, and Germany. $5.00 650-787-8600 85 USED Postage Stamps All different from 1920's - 1990's. Includes air mail stamps and famous Americans stamps. $4 SOLD ARMY SHIRT, long sleeves, with pockets. XL $15 each (408)249-3858 BAY MEADOWS (650)345-1111 bag $30.each,

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 ORIGINAL SMURF FIGURES - 19791981, 18+ mushroom hut, 1 1/2 x 3 1/2, all $40., (650)518-0813

304 Furniture
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

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

SPORTS CARDS, huge collection, over 20,000 cards, stars, rookies, hall of famers. $100 for all. SOLD GAYLORD PERRY 8x10 signed photo $10 (650)692-3260 JACK TASHNER signed ball $25. Richard (650)834-4926

BASKET CHAIR with cushion. Comfy, armchair-size, new! $49., SOLD! BASSET LOVE Seat Hide-a-Bed, Beige, Good Cond. Only $30! 650-766-9553


304 Furniture
BEAUTIFUL DINNER set service for 12 excellent condition, SOLD! 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 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 FOLDING PICNIC table - 8 x 30, 7 folding, padded chairs, $80. (650)364-0902

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304 Furniture
FOAM INCLINER for twin bed $40 650-692-1942 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 STORAGE TABLE light brown lots of storage good cond. $45. (650)867-2720 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


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 MIXER & CITRUS JUICE combo by Ham. Beach - sturdy model, used, c.70's $22., (650)342-6345 PERSIAN TEA set for 8. Including spoon, candy dish, and tray. Gold Plated. $100. (650) 867-2720 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

308 Tools
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 CRAFTSMAN ARC-WELDER - 30-250 amp, and accessories, $350., (650)3410282 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

310 Misc. For Sale

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 BEAUTIFUL LAMPSHADE - cone shaped, neutral color beige, 11.5 long X 17 wide, matches any decor, never used, excellent condition, Burl, $18., (650)3475104 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

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 JEWELRY DISPLAY CASE - Handmade, portable, wood & see through lid to open, 45L, 20W, 3H, $65., (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 NEW LIVING Yoga Tape for Beginners $8. 650-578-8306 OLD 5 gal. glass water cooler bottle $50 (650)593-7553 PICTORIAL WORLD $80/all (650)345-5502 History Books

309 Office Equipment

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

307 Jewelry & Clothing

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

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 130 ADULT mags for sale, playboy, penthouse and foreign and over a dozen adult vhs movies.$25 for all, (650)5743141 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 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 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 AREA RUG - 8x8 round, 100% wool pile, color ivory, black, fiber 97% wood, 3% silk, country style, Burl, $40., (650)3475104 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

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 CEILING FAN - Multi speed, bronze & brown, excellent shape, $45., (650)5922648 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 prize. of the story. each,

RACCOON TRAP 32" long by 10" wide 12" high, 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 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 WALL LIGHT fixture - 2 lamp with frosted fluted shades, gold metal, great for bathroom vanity, never used, excellent condition, $15., Burl, (650)347-5104 WINE CARBOYS, 5 gal. $5 ea., have 2 Daly City (415)333-8540

308 Tools
CIRCULAR SAW, Craftsman-brand, 10, 4 long x 20 wide. Comes w/ stand - $70. (650)678-1018

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 Superfluous thing 6 Copy room unit 10 Good-sized building site 14 __, meenie ... 15 Best way to make a mistake 16 Like a fly ball that hits the foul pole, ironically 17 *Classic little red wagon 19 Thomas __ Edison 20 Old AT&T rival 21 Dockworkers gp. 22 Sign of the Ram 23 Tchotchke stand 26 Oer and oer 28 VW forerunners? 29 Fifth canonical hour 30 *Memorable, as a day 33 Part of DOT: Abbr. 34 Marvin or Majors 35 Berns river 36 Theyre not in the in-crowd ... and read differently, what each starred answer has two of 40 Humorist Bombeck 43 Snitch 44 Video game pioneer 48 *One seeding clouds 51 Animal toxin 52 Berlin conjunction 53 Tarzan raiser 54 Comes out of hiding 56 Wooden peg 58 Yoko from Tokyo 59 Tokyo, before 1868 60 Curriers partner 61 *Knee-slapper 65 Experiment 66 Soothing additive 67 Doting aunt, perhaps 68 Art Deco master 69 Heckle 70 More than reasonable interest DOWN 1 Turn to wine, as grape juice 2 *Nuclear plant sight 3 Home to Purdue 4 Full deck at Caesars palace? 5 Seinfeld uncle 6 *Suitcase luggers aid 7 Shepherd Moons Grammy winner 8 Unreturnable serve 9 Sea, in Paris 10 Out yonder 11 Actress Flockhart 12 *Rosies role 13 Puzzle solvers smudge 18 Commonly decorated tree 22 Consumed 24 Columbus, by birth 25 Mi casa __ casa 26 Scarfed down too much, with on 27 Run for the hills 31 In-crowd 32 Busy employee of a paranoid king 37 Snare 38 Oh, for pitys __! 39 Must-see review 40 Scholarly 41 *Broke up late, as a meeting 42 3-Downs region 45 And Still I Rise poet 46 *Short-antlered animal 47 Forgive me 49 Practice opening? 50 *One paying a flat fee? 55 Pierre, to Pierre 57 Tequila sunrise direction 58 Bassoon kin 61 Indian rule from 1858 to 1947 62 __ de la Cit 63 Hosp. heart ward 64 Ring victories, briefly


FORE GOLFERS! Great tee Golf mystery novel. The Case Missing Links. Pebble Beach Author has 60 copies, $5. (650)342-6192

FRAMED PAINTING - Girl picking daisies, green & white, SOLD! 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, $90.all, (650)347-5104

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

381 Homes for Sale

381 Homes for Sale

Lacewell Realty 315 Wanted to Buy 315 Wanted to Buy


312 Pets & Animals

SMALL DOG wire cage; pink, two doors with divider $50.00 (650) 743-9534.

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


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 BOOTS. WOMEN'S Timberland, 6-1/2. Good. cond. $15. 650 630-2329

By Kurt Krauss (c)2012 Tribune Media Services, Inc.


EUROPEAN STYLE nubek leather ladies winter coat - tan colored with green lapel & hoodie, $100., (650)888-0129


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316 Clothes 318 Sports Equipment
GOLF BALLS (325) $65 (650)341-5347


335 Garden Equipment
TABLE - for plant, $25., perfect condition, (650)345-1111

620 Automobiles
76 PORSCHE sportmatic NO engine with transmission $100 650 481-5296

645 Boats
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.

670 Auto Parts

GOODYEAR EAGLE RSA tire. 225x70R15 brand new, mounted on 95 caprice rim $60., (650)574-3141 HEAVY DUTY jack stand for camper or SUV $15. (650)949-2134 HOLLY FOUR barrel carborater, 650 vaccum secondaries. $60., (650)5743141 HONDA CIVIC FRONT SEAT Gray Color. Excellent Condition $90. San Bruno. 415-999-4947 RADIATOR FOR 94-96 chevy caprice/impala. $75., (650)574-3141 TRUCK RADIATOR - fits older Ford, never used, $100., (650)504-3621

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

GOLF BALLS (325) $65 (650)341-5347 GOLF BALLS in new carton Dunlop, Wilson, & Top Flight $9.00 650 341-8342 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 TREADMILL - PROFORM Crosswalk Sport. 300 pounds capacity with incline, hardly used. $450., (650)637-8244 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

340 Camera & Photo Equip.

SONY CYBERSHOT DSC-T-50 - 7.2 MP digital camera (black) with case, $175., (650)208-5598

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
BMW 02 325ci, fully loaded, black leather interior, auto, heated seats, new tires, much more! 112K miles. $9,400. (650)692-7916 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. 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 SOLD! MERCEDES 06 C230 - 6 cylinder, navy blue, 60K miles, 2 year warranty, $18,000, (650)455-7461

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

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 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 DRESS SHOES - bostonian casual dress tie up, black upper leather, size 8.5, classic design, great condition, $60.,Burl., (650)347-5104 MENS PANTS & SHORTS - Large box, jeans, cargos, casual dress slacks, 34/32, 36/32, Burl, $85.all, (650)3475104 MENS SHIRTS - Brand names, Polos, casual long sleeve dress, golf polo, tshirts, sizes M/L, great condition, Burl, $83., (650)347-5104 Brown.

345 Medical Equipment

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

670 Auto Service HILLSDALE CAR CARE call (650) 345-0101 254 E. Hillsdale Blvd. San Mateo
Corner of Saratoga Ave. WE FIX CARS Quailty Work-Value Price Ready to help

379 Open Houses


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

672 Auto Stereos

Repair Restore Sales

Mercedes-Benz Specialists

MB GARAGE, INC. 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

322 Garage Sales

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

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

380 Real Estate Services HOMES & PROPERTIES

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

31 Years Experience

2001 Middlefield Road Redwood City (650)299-9991

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 PUMPS. AMALFI, 6C, 2-1/2" heels. Peach-champagne tone. Worn once. $30. (650) 630-2329. 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 SNEAKERS. WOMEN'S Curves, 9-1/2. New. $20. (650) 630-2329 VINTAGE CLOTHING 1930 Ermine fur coat Black full length $35 650 755-9833



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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 REDWOOD CITY- 1 Bedroom, all electric kitchen, close to downtown, $1095./month, plus $700 deposit. Call Jean (650)361-1200. SAN MATEO - Large 2 Bedroom, 2 bath. Next to Central Park. Rarely Available. Prestigious Location & Building. Gated garage. Deck, No pets, $2,400/mo. Call (650) 948-2935


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.

& Paint Expert Body and Paint Personalized Service

411 Woodside Road, Redwood City 650-280-3119


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

A Full Service Auto Repair Facility

SAN CARLOS AUTO SERVICE & TUNE UP 760 El Camino Real San Carlos (650)593-8085 670 Auto Parts

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
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

470 Rooms
Menlo Park. $500/month plus groundskeeping. (650)322-0189



317 Building Materials

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

335 Rugs
IVORY WOOL blend rect. 3x5 Blue Willow pattern $50 firm, (650)342-6345

FURNISHED BEDROOM - all utilities included. 6 months lease, Daly City, (650) 245-4988 HIP HOUSING Non-Profit Home Sharing Program San Mateo County (650)348-6660

2 SNOW/CABLE chains good condition fits 13-15 inch rims $10/both San Bruno 650-588-1946 4 1996 aluminum lincoln rims, 16x7 inches $60., (650)574-3141 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 SMALL block, high performance, aluminum manifold $75., (650)574-3141 FORD TWO barrel carborater, motorcraft. $30., (650)574-3141

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

335 Garden Equipment 318 Sports Equipment

"EVERLAST FOR HER" Machine to help lose weight $40., (650)368-3037 13 ASSORTED GOLF CLUBS- Good Quality $3.50 each. Call (650) 349-6059. 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 (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

640 Motorcycles/Scooters

Rooms For Rent

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

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

Travel Inn, San Carlos

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.

645 Boats
BANSHEE SAILBOAT - 13 ft. with extras, $750., (650)343-6563

(650) 593-3136
Mention Daily Journal




Commercial - Residential (we also clean windows) Good References 10 Years Exp.




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

Bath Remodeler

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

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

$25 OFF First Cleaning

FREE Estimates



(650) 867-9969

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

Cleaning Services

Free estimates (650)847-1990


Building/Remodeling DRAFTING SERVICES for Remodels, Additions, and New Construction (650)343-4340

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


16+ Years in Business

General Contractors / Building & Design New construction, Kitchen-Bath Remodels, Metal Fabrication, Painting Call for free design consultation (650) 274-4484 L#926933

Move in/out Steam Carpet Windows & Screens Pressure Washing


Retaining Wall, Fencing, Landscaping, Stamped Concrete, Driveway, Pool Deck, Asphalt, Blocks & Foundation Residential & Commercial

General Contractor

Call Lusa or Ben


Professional | Reliable | Trustworthy

Bonded and Insured, Lic# 747709

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

Free Estimate Specializing in

Concrete Brickwork Stonewall Interlocking Pavers Landscaping Tile Retaining Wall Bonded & Insured Lic. #685214

Ben: (650)375-1573 Cell: (650) 280-8617


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Hardwood Floors

Hardwood Floors



Decks & Fences

Handy Help
HOUSE REPAIR & REMODELING HANDYMAN Plumbing, Electrical, Carpentry, Kitchen & Bath Rem, Floor Tile, Wood Fences,Painting Work Free Estimates



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.

Light moving! Haul Debris! 650-583-6700

Francisco Ramirez (650)504-4199

Interior & Exterior Reasonable Rates Quality Workmanship Guaranteed Free Estimates

Lic# 857741

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

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

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


Interior & Exterior Pressure Washing Free Estimates

Lic #514269

(650)771-2432 RDS HOME REPAIRS

General Home Repairs Improvements Routine Maintenance

Quality, Dependable Handyman Service


Over 20 years experience Interior & Exterior Commercial & Residential Insured & Bonded Free Estimates Lic# 720411




Call Today (650)207-6830

Construction Construction
for all your electrical needs

Specializing in Any Size Projects

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


Painting Electrical Carpentry Dry Rot

40 Yrs. Experience Retired Licensed Contractor

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


ELECTRICIAN For all your electrical needs

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

Call Mike the Painter

Hardwood Floors

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



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


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



and Landscaping Full Service Includes: Tree Trimming Free Estimates

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

Landscaping Plumbing



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

Additions & Carpentry, Kitchen & Bath remodeling, Structural repair, Termite & Dry Rot Repair, Electrical, Plumbing & Painting.


(650) 898-4444

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

MTR, INC. CONSTRUCTION (650)201-9161

Painting -Interior & Exterior Electrical
Lic@ 965267



(650) 548-5482
Lic# 728805

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

Bathrooms & Kitchens Concrete & Drainage Insured & Bonded Affordable Rates

Additions & Remodeling


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!

Handy Help Decks & Fences

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



Mario Cubias (650)784-3079

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



Carpentry Plumbing Kitchens Bathrooms Dry Rot Decks Priced for You! Call John

Call Joe (650)722-3925

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

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.


Junk & Debris Clean Up Furniture/Appliance Disposal Tree/Brush Dirt Concrete Demo (650)207-6592 Free Estimates

Free Estimates Lic.#834170

Call Armando (650) 630-0424


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Massage Therapy

Body & Foot Massage Facial Treatment

1205 Capuchino Ave. Burlingame Food Furniture Insurance GOUGH INSURANCE & FINANCIAL SERVICES

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


Holiday Banquet Headquarters

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

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

CA insurance lic. 0561021 HEALTH INSURANCE

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

1482 Laurel St. San Carlos


Health & Medical

Grand Opening

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


Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Dr. Thomas Ferrigno D.C. 650-231-4754 177 Bovet Rd. #150 San Mateo
Blurry Vision? Eye Infections? Cataracts? For all your eyecare needs.


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

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

John Bowman (650)525-9180

CA Lic #0E08395


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

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

Early Bird Special Prime Rib Complete Dinner Mon-Thu

1699 Old Bayshore Blvd. Burlingame


1720 El Camino Real #225 Burlingame 94010

Needlepoint! Fiesta Shopping Center

747 Bermuda Dr., San Mateo

Pet Services

(650) 697-3200


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


2608 S. El Camino Real & 25th Ave., San Mateo
$30.00/Hr Foot Massage $50.00/Hr Full Body Massage


(650) 347-7007

680 E. 3rd Ave & Delaware


All natural, byproduct free pet foods! Home Delivery



Dental Services

Huge credit card debt? Job loss? Foreclosure? Medical bills?
Call for a free consultation (650)363-2600 This law firm is a debt relief agency

General Dentistry for Adults & Children

DR. ANNA P. LIVIZ, DDS 324 N. San Mateo Drive, #2 San Mateo 94401
--------------------------------------------------(Combine Coupons & Save!).

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


REVIV 31 S. El Camino Real Millbrae

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




SLEEP APNEA We can treat it without CPAP! Call for a free sleep apnea screening 650-583-5880 Millbrae Dental

(Reg. $189.)


$69 Exam/Cleaning $69 Exam/FMX

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


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

Breakfast Lunch Dinner Senior Meals, Kids Menu


1845 El Camino Real Burlingame

Jewelry & Watch Repair 2323 Broadway Redwood City


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

(650)692-4281 SUNDAY CHAMPAGNE


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

Crowne Plaza

Let the beautiful you be reborn at PerfectMe by Laser

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


non-attorney service

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

Sessions start from $20 Call 650-235-6761 Will Chen ACUPUNCTURE 12220 6th Ave, Belmont www.


A NO COST Senior Housing Referral Service


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

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

FREE Consultation for Laser Treatment


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


THE AMERICAN BULL 14 large screen HD TVs Full Bar & Restaurant

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

24-hour Assisted Living Care located in Burlingame


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


Marketing Insurance

Se habla Espaol
I am not an attorney. I can only provide self help services at your specic directions

1819 El Camino, in Burlingame Plaza


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

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


Lic.#4105088251/ 415600633

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

Martial Arts & Tae Bo Training

Massage Therapy

World Training Center

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


$48 per Hour
731 Kains Ave, San Bruno


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

What everybody is talking about! South Harbor Restaurant & Bar
425 Marina Blvd., SSF CLU, RHU, REBC, CLTC, LUTCF President Barrett Insurance Services CA. Insurance License #0737226

Eric L. Barrett,




$50 for 1 hour $5 off for Grand Opening!
667 El Camino Real, Redwood City 7 days a week, 9:30am-9:30pm

Angel Spa


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

850 N. El Camino Real San Mateo



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Family owned since 1963 Millbrae Business of the Year

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

Bullion Buy & Sell

Gold, Silver, & Platinum

Paying More than

Hotel Buyers
Instant Cash for


Gold CoinsNEW USED

$1.00 .......... $100 & Up............................. $150 to $7,500 $2.50 .......... $185 & Up............................. $200 to $5,000 $3.00 .......... $375 & Up........................... $1000 to $7,500 $5.00 .......... $375 & Up............................. $400 to $8,000 $10.00 ........ $755 & Up........................... $780 to $10,000 $20.00 ...... $1550 & Up......................... $1580 to $10,000

Instant Cash for

U.S. Silver Coins

We buy all coins for their collector value.
Dimes ..................... $1.85 & up ..................................... $$ Quarter .................... $4.60 & up .................................... $$ Halves..................... $9.10 & up .................................... $$ Dollars .................. $19.00 & up ..................................... $$

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

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