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By Michelle Durand

DAILY JOURNAL STAFF


A former Belmont-Redwood Shores
Elementary School District students
lawsuit alleging it failed to protect her
from a janitors molestation by covering
up years of his behavior is still valid 12
years after the fact because it targets the
districts actions rather than the abuser,
her attorneys argued in court papers led
Wednesday.
The district wants the lawsuit by Roxanne Pedro dis-
missed as untimely because it was not led until after the
six-month statute of limitations as calculated by her 2001
molestation. However, attorneys say the suit actually dates
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RESORT FEEL HOME
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SYRIAN ACTIVISTS ACCUSE ASSAD OF NEW ATTACKS
By Angela Swartz
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Millbrae voters chose to renew a re sup-
pression assessment tax that was set to
expire in May through an all-mail ballot,
city ofcials reported Wednesday.
The results showed 56.3 percent of voters
were in favor of the tax that is estimated to
bring in $1.5 million annually for 10 years.
Of the 6,600 ballots mailed out, 3,083 were
returned.
Im humbled and very pleased to be part
of a community that values its re servic-
es, said Mayor Wayne Lee. It has the
wherewithal to ensure re services.
The re suppression tax to fund re serv-
ices was rst passed in 2004 and extended in
2009. It currently brings in $1.2 million
annually. The renewal comes with an annual
tax of $174.83 per single family home, and
for each dwelling unit for multi-family
parcels with three or more dwellings in the
amount of $125.19. For commercial uses,
the tax is based on the number of rooms in
the hotel, number of beds in various resi-
dential care facilities and the land use/build-
ing square footage for other non-residential
land uses in the various amounts designated
in the engineers report.
We want to continue to provide the resi-
dents of Millbrae with the best re and pub-
lic safety services, Millbrae Fire Chief
Mark Ladas said in a statement. It is an
honor to be a part of this community.
Other councilmembers were pleased with
the results, including Councilwoman Marge
Colapietro.
Im very, very pleased and grateful to the
members of the committee to support the
Millbrae re assessment for their diligent
Millbrae voters pass fire tax
Assessment district measure estimated to bring in $1.5 million a year
Former student
battles district
in abuse lawsuit
Suit claims Belmont-Redwood
Shores School District ignored,
concealed decade of conduct
New leader for SamaritanHouse
County nonprofit names Bart Charlow CEO
By Samantha Weigel
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
Samaritan House announced a new
leader Wednesday to help the nonprot
manage its emergency and transitional
housing, health care clinic, counseling
programs and food services that have
assisted low-income families throughout
San Mateo County for the past 40 years.
The Samaritan Houses Board of
Directors announced Wednesday it chose Bart Charlow, a
65-year-old Foster City resident and the current executive
Andre Edwards
Bart Charlow
ANGELA SWARTZ/DAILY JOURNAL
Pastor Peter Garrison stands with artwork he created for Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Burlingame.The woman in the
painting is Greta Nyberg.
See CHARLOW, Page 34
See LAWSUIT, Page 26
See FIRE TAX, Page 34
By Angela Swartz
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
After 28 years at Burlingames Good
Shepherd Lutheran Church, Pastor
Peter Garrison is hanging up his robes
to go into retirement.
This Sunday will be Garrisons last
day at the church. He will focus on his
work as a portrait artist, along with
traveling a bit. Now felt like the right
time to leave the church, he said.
Its a little too early for me, he
said. I still have the energy, but its a
really good time for the church.
Theyre happy and healthy spiritually,
emotionally and physically. Amistake
pastors make is staying too long.
Now, with all these babies coming up,
its time for a pastor with a family to
get involved with the schools and
raise their kid in the church.
When Garrison, 62, says the church
is lled with babies, thats not far from
the truth. Twenty-ve of its 70 mem-
bers are children under the age of 8.
Children quickly learn the liturgy,
he wrote in a paper called Church
Cohesiveness Through Happy Chaos.
During worship one child, still in dia-
pers, knows when to start crawling to
the altar for the childrens sermon.
Several infants participate in the litur-
gy by babbling during the spoken
parts of the liturgy, and cooing during
the sung parts.
The church has denitely changed
over the years, he said. Metal worker
attendees have been replaced by
Ph.D.s and high-tech employees. It is
unusual to be a pastor at only one
church in ones lifetime, as it is in his
Good Shepherd
Burlingame Pastor Peter Garrison to retire, focus on painting
See GARRISON, Page 26
City settles with
homeless to leave landfill
ALBAN ANorthern California city
has reached a settlement with a group of
homeless people who led a federal law-
suit to prevent their eviction from a
waterfront landll.
The city of Albany says Wednesday
that it will pay 28 homeless people
$3,000 each to leave the Bulb, a 40-acre
site along the San Francisco Bay to be
used for park land. Another two-dozen
or so homeless people who stay at the
site and are not covered by the settle-
ment also must leave.
The settlement calls for the homeless
residents and their pets to leave by
Friday and stay away for a year.
Agroup of homeless people and the
nonprot Albany Housing Advocates
led a federal lawsuit against the city in
November after the Albany City
Council voted to clear the site in
October.
Boy, 5, shot in
eye by paintball gun
OAKLAND A5-year-old boy in the
San Francisco Bay Area was injured after
being shot in the eye with a paintball
gun.
Melinda Krigel a spokeswoman for
the University of California, San
Francisco, Benioff Childrens Hospital
in Oakland says Komari Hunter was
hit in the left eye just after 6 p.m. on
Tuesday as he rode in a car in West
Oakland with his mother and at least
one other passenger.
Krigel says Komari underwent surgery
Tuesday night but that the condition of
his eye was not immediately known.
Oakland Police Ofcer Frank
Bonifacio says that no arrests have
been made. Amotive for the attack was-
nt known.
California mom, TSA
settle breast milk lawsuit
PHOENIX A Southern California
woman who was held at a Phoenix air-
port four years ago after refusing to
have her breast milk X-rayed has
reached a settlement with the
Transportation Security
Administration.
Stacey Armato, who led a lawsuit in
U.S. District Court in Phoenix, said
Wednesday that TSA ofcials have ten-
tatively offered her $75,000, along
with promises to retrain agents and clar-
ify its guidelines on screening breast
milk.
Body found at home
tented for fumigation
WESTMINSTER Authorities say a
man found dead at an Orange County
home that was tented for fumigation did
not live there.
The Orange County Register reports
the man was found unresponsive in the
patio area of the residence in
Westminster Tuesday evening. He was
pronounced dead at the scene.
Police Sgt. Cameron Knauerhaze says
there are no signs of foul play but
authorities consider the circumstances
surrounding the death suspicious since
the man did not live at the home.
Investigators have not determined
why the man was on the property. He
was not immediately identied.
The cause of death was not immediate-
ly clear.
Michigan man among
first in U.S. to get bionic eye
ANN ARBOR, Mich. A degenera-
tive eye disease slowly robbed Roger
Pontz of his vision.
Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa
as a teenager, Pontz has been almost
completely blind for years. Now,
thanks to a high-tech procedure that
involved the surgical implantation of a
bionic eye, hes regained enough of
his eyesight to catch small glimpses of
his wife, grandson and cat.
Its awesome. Its exciting seeing
something new every day, Pontz said
during a recent appointment at the
University of Michigan Kellogg Eye
Center. The 55-year-old former compet-
itive weightlifter and factory worker is
one of four people in the U.S. to receive
an articial retina since the Food and
Drug Administration signed off on its
use last year.
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This Day in History
Thought for the Day
1916
Some 1,600 Irish nationalists
launched the Easter Rising by seizing
several key sites in Dublin. (The ris-
ing was put down by British forces
almost a week later.)
Never practice what you preach.
If youre going to practice it, why preach it?
Lincoln Steffens, American journalist-reformer (1866-1936)
Actress Shirley
MacLaine is 80.
Singer Kelly
Clarkson is 32.
Birthdays
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A aming depiction of William Shakespeare is seen during a rework display at the Royal Shakespeare Company marking
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I n 1792, the national anthem of France, La
Marseillaise, was composed by Captain Claude Joseph
Rouget de Lisle.
I n 1800, Congress approved a bill establishing the
Library of Congress.
I n 1898, Spain declared war on the United States. (The
United States responded in kind the next day. )
I n 1913, the 792-foot Woolworth Building, at that time
the tallest skyscraper in the world, ofcially opened in
Manhattan as President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button at
the White House to signal the lighting of the towering
structure.
I n 1915, whats regarded as the start of the Armenian geno-
cide began as the Ottoman Empire rounded up Armenian
political and cultural leaders in Constantinople.
I n 1932, in the Free State of Prussia, the Nazi Party gained
a plurality of seats in parliamentary elections.
I n 1953, British statesman Winston Churchill was knight-
ed by Queen Elizabeth II.
I n 1962, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
achieved the rst satellite relay of a television signal, using
NASAs Echo 1 balloon satellite to bounce a video image
from Camp Parks, Calif., to Westford, Mass.
I n 1970, the Peoples Republic of China launched its rst
satellite, which kept transmitting a song, The East Is Red.
I n 1974, comedian Bud Abbott, 78, died in Woodland
Hills, Calif.
I n 1980, the United States launched an unsuccessful
attempt to free the American hostages in Iran, a mission that
resulted in the deaths of eight U.S. servicemen.
I n 1990, the space shuttle Discovery blasted off from Cape
Canaveral, Fla., carrying the $1.5 billion Hubble Space
Telescope.
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Movie director-producer Richard Donner is 84. Author Sue
Grafton is 74. Actor-singer Michael Parks is 74. Actress-
singer-director Barbra Streisand is 72. Former Chicago Mayor
Richard M. Daley is 72. Country singer Richard Sterban (The
Oak Ridge Boys) is 71. Rock musician Doug Clifford
(Creedence Clearwater Revival) is 69. Rock singer-musician
Rob Hyman is 64. The Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland,
Enda Kenny, is 63. Actor-playwright Eric Bogosian is 61.
Rock singer-musician Jack Blades (Night Ranger) is 60. Actor
Michael OKeefe is 59. Rock musician David J (Bauhaus) is
57. Actor Glenn Morshower is 55.
Lotto
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Thursday April 24, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
LOCAL
BURLINGAME
Animal probl e m. Apit bull was off leash
and chasing other dogs on Paloma Avenue
before 6:34 p.m. Sunday, April 20.
Suspi ci ous ci rcumstances. A man in a
black jacket was reported for possibly tak-
ing video of a high school on his iPad at
Ogden and Garden drives before 10:23 a.m.
Friday, April 18.
Burglary. Luggage and cash were reported
stolen from a silver Yukon at the Elephant
Bar on Old bayshore Boulevard before 9:56
p.m. Thursday, April 17.
BELMONT
Reckl ess dri ver c ompl ai nt . Three
bicyclists were reported for weaving in and
out of traffic and running red lights at El
Camino Real and Hull Drive before 7:59
p.m. Sunday, April 20.
St ol en vehi cl e. Ablue Honda Civic was
reported stolen from the parking lot of a
motel on Shoreway Road before 9:48 a.m.
Sunday, April 20.
Domesti c di spute. A man reported his
wife for hitting him several times in the
face on San Juan Boulevard before 8:52
p.m. Thursday, April 17.
Police reports
Leave me alone
A person was reported for blowing
leaves into a neighbors yard on
Castillo Avenue in Burlingame before
10:10 a.m. Friday, April 18.
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF REPORT
A71-year-old registered sex offender who
allegedly molested a 10-year-old girl in an
isolated area of a San Mateo bookstore in
June and later arrested in Mountain View for
similar behavior will stand trial in the coun-
ty case.
The defense presented no evidence in
Wednesdays preliminary hearing and Judge
Marta Diaz held Christopher Wendell
Miller, of San Jose, to answer on charges of
the kidnapping and child molestation in the
alleged June 23, 2013, incident at Barnes &
Noble on Hillsdale Boulevard.
He enters a Superior Court plea and poten-
tially sets a jury trial date May 8.
Prosecutors say on the
day in question a man
later identied as Miller
approached the girl in the
San Mateo stores chil-
drens reading area and
exposed himself. He also
allegedly ordered the girl
to touch his genitals and
lured her to a secluded area
past the store restrooms
where he exposed himself
again and touched her groin over her cloth-
ing. The suspect then asked the girl for her
name, address and when she was alone at
home, prosecutors said.
The man remained at large until identied
through photographs and video circulated
by police and arrested in Mountain View for
fondling himself in front of two young girls
at a Walmart store. The mother yelled at the
man and alerted store employees who fol-
lowed him to his car and wrote down the
license plate for police who arrested him
Sept. 7, 2013.
Miller, who was already a sex offender
registrant, was convicted in Santa Clara
County of felony indecent exposure and
child annoyance and sentenced to four years
prison.
He is also suspected in a Union City inci-
dent at a Burger King. Like Miller, the sus-
pect wore a sherman-style hat.
Miller remains in custody without bail.
Sex offender to trial for bookstore molestation
Christopher
Miller
By Jason Dearen
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SAN FRANCISCO The first images
of the newly discovered wreckage of a
steamship that sank in San Francisco
Bay in 1888, killing 16 people, were
released Wednesday by federal ocean sci-
entists.
The wood and iron steamship City of
Chester went down on Aug. 22, 1888, after
it was struck in dense fog by a larger ship.
The collision came soon after family
members bid their loved ones safe passage
and the Chester departed with 106 passen-
gers for Eureka, Calif., and Portland, Ore.
Moments later, it was split in two by the
Oceanic, a ship more than twice its size,
killing 13 passengers, including two chil-
dren, and three crew members.
More than 125 years later, a National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
team found the shipwreck in 217 feet of
water just inside the Golden Gate Bridge
while the scientists were charting ship-
ping channels.
A display featuring the images and his-
tory of the shipwreck is planned at San
Franciscos Chrissy Field, which looks
out over the spot where the Chester sank,
just in front of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Laura Pagano, a member of the NOAA
team, said she became emotional while
learning they had found the wreckage.
It was sad in a way because of the loss
of life, she said, with the Golden Gate
looming behind her. But to be able to
connect with maritime history from a
wreck found ... more than 100 years ago
was immensely fulfilling.
The crew used a multi-beam sonic imag-
ing system to capture three-dimensional
images of the wreckage.
The NOAA researchers then put together
research about what happened, and found
newspaper articles and transcripts of testi-
mony from the accident investigation.
Images released of shipwreck in San Francisco Bay
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LOCAL
Mans death
considered homicide
Police continue to investigate
the death of a man found with sig-
nificant head trauma in a
Redwood City park as a homi-
cide.
Peter Keegan, a 57-year-old
transient, was found lying on the
ground unconscious at Red
Morton Park before 8:30 a.m.
April 14 and died shortly after
arriving at Stanford Hospital.
San Mateo County Coroner
Robert Foucrault said Keegan
died from multiple blunt force
trauma wounds to the head,
which Redwood City police said
was consistent with him being
the victim of an assault.
Keegan was found by a parkgo-
er on a walkway near the commu-
nity and activities building and
bocce ball court located at 1200
Roosevelt Ave., authorities said.
Police Lt. Sean Hart said offi-
cers are interviewing anyone
who lives in the area or frequents
the park as well as those who
were present when he was found.
They are also seeking any video
surveillance that may be avail-
able from the surrounding area,
he said.
Forensic testing of evidence
gathered at the crime scene is
being processed, however, Hart
said he could not confirm what
was removed from the park.
The Coroners Office is still
compiling a full autopsy and tox-
icology report which could take
two to three weeks to determine
how exactly Keegan died and if
he was under the influence at the
time of his death, Foucrault said.
No one is in custody and police
could not confirm if there were
any suspects.
Anyone with information
should contact Redwood City
police at (650) 780-7100.
Parking dispute
with gun brings probation
A 65-year-old San Carlos man
who pulled a BB gun on a driver
who he felt
took his park-
ing spot was
given a year of
probation and
ordered to pay a
$235 fine.
Guy William
Bolich pleaded
no contest
Wednesday to a
misdemeanor charge of brandish-
ing a firearm in return for prose-
cutors dropping other charges.
Bolich, who is free from custody
on a $50,000 bail bond, was
immediately sentenced for the
April 5, 2013, incident.
Prosecutors say that afternoon
Bolich argued with another San
Carlos resident over a parking
spot in their Walnut Street neigh-
borhood and pulled what the vic-
tim thought was a handgun.
Bolich allegedly was wearing a
Sheriffs Office hat and claimed
to be a deputy.
The victim said he was calling
police and Bolich fled but was
later located. The weapon was a
BB gun.
Teen arrested for
DUI after short car chase
Pol i ce i n Sout h San
Francisco arrested a teenage
boy after a short car pursuit
early Tuesday morning.
At about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday,
officers spotted a car moving
recklessly on Westborough
Boulevard, near Gellert
Boulevard, police said.
After the car hit a curb,
police attempted to conduct a
traffic stop, but the car fled
onto the northbound Interstate
280 on-ramp, accordi ng t o
pol i ce.
The car crashed into some land-
scaping along the side of the
road and was disabled, police
said.
Police said a 16-year-old boy
was arrested. Investigators
learned the boy was under the
influence of prescription medica-
tion and marijuana at the time of
the incident.
The boy was also unlicensed
and on probation. He was booked
into a juvenile detention facility.
Car strikes
boy, 12, in Pacifica
A car struck a 12-year-old boy
Tuesday night when he entered a
road in Pacifica between two
parked cars, police said.
The collision was reported at
9:33 p.m. in the 400 block of
Monterey Road.
The boy was taken to a hospi-
tal to be treated for a leg injury
that is not considered life-threat-
ening, police said.
Apreliminary investigation by
police indicated that the boy
entered the road by walking
between parked vehicles. Speed
does not appear to be a factor in
the collision, according to
police.
Pacifica police are continuing
to investigate the incident.
Local briefs
Guy Bolich
By Oskar Garcia
and Martha Mendoza
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
HONOLULU Long ights can
leave anyone a little unsteady, but
a teenager who deed the odds, sur-
viving a ight from California to
Hawaii tucked in a jetliners wheel
well, was disoriented, thirsty and
could barely walk after the freez-
ing, low-pressure ordeal, airport
ofcials said Wednesday.
Security video of his arrival
shows the 15-year-old boy dan-
gling his feet for about 15 seconds
from the wheel well before jump-
ing 8 to 10 feet to the ground,
landing on his feet and immediate-
ly collapsing Sunday morning,
Maui District Airport Manager
Marvin Moniz said.
Staggering toward the front of
the plane, the soft-spoken boy in
a San Francisco Giants hoodie
asked a ramp agent for a drink of
water, setting in motion federal
and local law enforcement investi-
gations, national calls for better
airport security and a flurry of
speculation about how anyone
could survive such a perilous trip.
Abdilahi Yusuf Abdi, who said he
is the boys father, told Voice of
America Wednesday that his son
who is still hospitalized in
Honolulu missed Africa, where
they used to live, and had been
struggling in school.
Abdi said he learned of the per-
ilous journey Sunday when he got
a call from police in Hawaii, but he
couldnt understand how he got to
Maui and asked them to contact the
San Jose Police Department.
When I watched the analysis
about the extraordinary and dan-
gerous trip of my son on local TVs
and that Allah had saved him, I
thanked God and I was very
happy, Abdi said.
The Associated Press was unable
to reach Abdi, who airport ofcials
say drives a taxi.
After the boy was discovered in
Maui, FBI and Transportation
Security Administration investi-
gators questioned him and fed him
like a local with teriyaki meat-
balls and rice from an airport
restaurant and a box of Maui
macadamia nut cookies.
Hazel Crockett
Hazel Crockett, 81, of Redwood
City, Calif., died peacefully in his
sleep on April 17, 2014. He is sur-
vived by children:
Yvonne (David) Langley of
Fremont, Calif.; Frances Crockett
of Macon, Ga.; Lonny Crockett of
Mountain View, Calif.; Joey
Crockett of Mountain View;
Cheryl Crockett of Sacramento,
Calif.; Thomas Crockett of Los
Angeles and his former wife
Rosetter Crockett of Macon, Ga.
There will be a memorial service
at the Redwood Chapel, 847
Woodside Road, 1 p.m. Saturday,
April 26.
Teen missed Africa, had
no clue he was in Maui
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SAN FRANCISCO As other U.S. states
move to delay or halt implementation of the
shared learning framework known as the
Common Core, the new national math and
language standards still enjoy solid support
in California, according to a survey released
Wednesday.
The survey by the Public Policy Institute
of California found that the publics aware-
ness of the Common Core State Standards is
still sketchy, with just 19 percent of those
questioned saying they had heard a lot about
the benchmarks that made their debut in
classrooms this year, 37 percent saying
they had heard a little, and 43 percent
answering they had heard nothing at all.
But when respondents were read a short
description of the initiative, which has
been billed as a way to prepare high school
graduates for college and careers, seven in
10 said they favored it. The same proportion
said they support Californias new school-
funding system that directs more money to
schools with large numbers of children who
are learning English, living in low-income
households or in foster care.
The 1,702 adult Californians surveyed by
the institute were less sure, though, about
the ability of educators to execute the twin
reform policies. Three in four said they were
at least somewhat concerned that public
school teachers are not adequately prepared
to meet the promise of a Common Core-
based curriculum, while 53 percent
expressed condence that school districts
would use the money wisely.
Survey says state supports
Common Core standards
By Judy Lin
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SACRAMENTO State senators partici-
pated in a two-hour ethics training session
Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal
cases involving Democratic lawmakers this
year that have damaged the Legislatures
image.
Two lawmakers have been charged with
corruption and bribery, while a third was
convicted for perjury and voter fraud.
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell
Steinberg canceled committee hearings and
ordered lawmakers and their top aides to
devote the day to ethics seminars at a state
library building and inside the Capitol. The
purpose of the closed-door sessions was to
reect on the Legislatures current practices
and prevent lawmakers and staff from put-
ting themselves in compromising situa-
tions, the Sacramento Democrat said.
We all have to look inside and ask our-
selves, How can we earn the public trust?
How can we repair some of the damage that
has been wrought as a result of recent
events? Steinberg told reporters after
Wednesdays training.
Earlier this month, the Senate suspended
Sens. Ronald Calderon of Montebello and
Leland Yee of San Francisco after they were
indicted on federal criminal charges.
Calderon is accused of accepting $100,000
in bribes for friends and family in exchange
for influencing legislation, and Yee was
charged with accepting bribes and orches-
trating weapons trafcking to help pay off
campaign debts.
Both pleaded not guilty. Athird Democrat,
Sen. Rod Wright, also was suspended after
being convicted earlier this year of voter
fraud and perjury for
lying about his legal res-
idence in Los Angeles
County. His sentencing
is scheduled for next
month.
Wednesdays schedule
included a presentation
about creating a culture of
ethics by Scott Raecker,
chief executive of the
Josephson Institute of
Ethics and executive director of Character
Counts In Iowa, a nonprot housed at Drake
University.
That was followed by a panel discussion
led by three election and campaign attor-
neys, including Democratic lawyer Lance
Olson, Republican lawyer Chuck Bell and
former assistant U.S. Attorney John
Panneton. Senators and staff were expected
to be presented with hypothetical scenarios
on ethical and legal issues.
Steinberg said it is unlikely such training
would have prevented the criminal charges.
However, he said there needs to be a discus-
sion about separating campaigning from
policymaking, even though money is
ingrained in politics.
While there is no ethics class that teach-
es the dangers of gun-running or taking
money in an envelope, thats not really
what this session was about, Steinberg
said. It was more about the subtle and
sometimes insidious impacts of all the
money that exists in politics.
For example, he said senators are expect-
ed to stop themselves from having a con-
versation about pending legislation
whether theyre attending a small or large
campaign event.
State senators get ethics
training after scandals
Three in four people said they were at least somewhat concerned that public school teachers
are not adequately prepared to meet the promise of a Common Core-based curriculum,while
53 percent expressed condence that school districts would use the money wisely.
Darrell
Steinberg
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WASHINGTON The Obama administra-
tion is encouraging many nonviolent feder-
al prisoners to apply for early release and
expecting thousands to take up the offer.
Its an effort to deal with high costs and
overcrowding in prisons, and also a matter
of fairness, the government says.
On Wednesday, the Justice Department
unveiled a revamped clemency process
directed at low-level felons imprisoned for
at least 10 years who have clean records
while in custody. The effort is part of a
broader administration push to scale back
the use of harsh penalties in some drug
prosecutions and to address sentencing dis-
parities arising from the 1980s crack
cocaine epidemic that yielded dispropor-
tionately tough punishment for black drug
offenders.
These older, stringent punishments that
are out of line with sentences imposed under
todays laws erode peoples condence in
our criminal justice system, Deputy
Attorney General James Cole said, laying
out new criteria that will be used to evaluate
clemency petitions for possible recommen-
dation for the presidents approval.
Though the criteria apply solely to feder-
al inmates, states, too are grappling with
severe prison overcrowding. In Nebraska,
for example, prisons were at 155 percent of
capacity at the end of March. And in
California, courts have ordered the state to
reduce the inmate population to 137.5 per-
cent of designed capacity, or 112, 164
inmates in the 34 facilities, by February
2016.
The White House, sometimes criticized as
too stingy with its clemency power, says
its seeking more candidates for leniency in
an overcrowded federal prison system
whose costs comprise a sizable percentage
of the Justice Departments budget.
The systems population has skyrocketed
in recent decades, creating rising multibil-
lion-dollar expenses that officials say
threaten other law enforcement priorities
and that an inspector generals report last
year characterized as a growing crisis.
The United States incarcerates about a quar-
ter of the worlds prisoners. Of the roughly
216,000 inmates in federal custody, nearly
half are imprisoned for drug-related crimes.
The Justice Department says nows the
time to consider releasing more prisoners
early.
These defendants were properly held
accountable for their criminal conduct.
However, some of them, simply because of
the operation of sentencing laws on the
books at the time, received substantial sen-
tences that are disproportionate to what
they would receive today, Cole said.
Ofcials say they dont know how many
of the tens of thousands of drug-related con-
victs would be eligible for early release, but
an ideal candidate would meet six criteria
including no history of violence, no ties to
criminal organizations or gangs and a clean
prison record. He must also have already
served 10 years or more of his sentence and
be likely to have received a substantially
shorter offense if convicted of the same
offense today.
The Bureau of Prisons will notify all
inmates of the criteria next week and pro-
vide electronic surveys to those who think
they deserve clemency.
The Justice Department expects the vast
majority of applicants to be drug prisoners
but didnt foreclose the possibility that
inmates convicted of other crimes nan-
cial fraud, for example could be consid-
ered.
Its really a coming together of decades
of excessive sentencing, particularly in
drug cases, combined with attention to the
underused power of commutation, said
Marc Mauer, executive director of the
Sentencing Project, an organization that
works on sentencing policies.
U.S. weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years
Its really a coming together of decades of
excessive sentencing, particularly in drug cases, combined
with attention to the underused power of commutation.
Marc Mauer, executive director of the Sentencing Project
By Fenit Nirappil
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SACRAMENTO Four candidates
vying to be the next secretary of state
offered competing visions on
Wednesday for controlling political
fundraising and how they would best
improve access and transparency for
California elections.
Arecent Field Poll shows Republican
Pete Peterson, executive director of the
Davenport Institute at Pepperdine
University, and state Sen. Alex Padilla,
D-Los Angeles, as the front-runners
heading into the Sacramento Press Club
debate.
Derek Cressman, a Democrat and a
former leader of the advocacy group
Common Cause, and Dan Schnur, a pro-
fessor of politics at the University of
Southern California and former state
ethics watchdog chair running as an
independent, also participated.
The race for the statewide office
responsible for elections and campaign
nance is magnied this year by recent
ethics scandals in the Legislature.
Democratic candidate Leland Yee, a state
senator from San Francisco, dropped
out of the race in March after he was
arrested on federal corruption charges.
In February, State Sen. Ron Calderon,
D-Montebello, was arrested on corrup-
tion charges in a separate case, and a
lobbying rm was slapped with a record
ne for giving illegal gifts and holding
lavish fundraisers for politicians.
Against this backdrop, the candidates
agreed that the Secretary of States
office should make it easier for
Californians to keep tabs on who is
giving money to politicians. But they
said they bring different skills to best
bring about change.
Padilla, the only elected ofcial still
in the race, said his relationships with
lawmakers and experience with the
state budget make him the candidate
best suited to get the money needed for
reform and to push for policy change.
Peterson said he is not an ideologue and
would approach the position with the
technical skills to manage records and a
passion for promoting citizen partici-
pation.
If there is one thing government
needs to be bigger about, it is support-
ing and promoting civic engagement,
Peterson said.
Cressman touted himself as the candi-
date with managerial experience as a
Common Cause vice president who has
fought against the influence of big
money in politics. Schnur said he would
be the best advocate for political reform
without partisan ties, despite his back-
ground as a Republican strategist
before dropping his afliation in 2011.
Candidates tout reform in secretary of state race
High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim
WASHINGTON The Supreme Court on Wednesday
rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornog-
raphy to collect money from people who view their images
online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in
favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely
seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress
should change the law to benet victims.
The justices said in a 5-4 ruling that a 1994 federal law
gives victims the right to seek restitution from offenders,
but only to the extent that the victims losses are tied to the
offenders actions. In this case, Doyle Randall Paroline was
held liable by a federal appeals court for the entire amount of
the womans losses, though his computer contained just
two images of her, among more than 150 illicit photo-
graphs.
The case involved a woman known in court papers by the
pseudonym Amy. Her losses for psychological care, lost
income and attorneys fees have been pegged at nearly $3.4
million, based on the ongoing Internet trade and viewing of
images of her being raped by her uncle when she was 8 and
9 years old.
She said she was surprised and confused by the decision,
according to a statement her lawyer posted online.
Justice Anthony Kennedy said for the court that the appel-
late judges went too far when they said that Paroline was
responsible for all of the womans losses, without deter-
mining how much harm he caused her. Kennedy said federal
judges have to gure out the right amount, but he provided
only rough guideposts for determining an amount that t s
the offense.
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Patricia Ann Moriarty Kockos
Patricia Ann Moriarty Kockos, cherished wife, mother,
grandmother, relative, and friend passed away peacefully
surrounded by her family Sunday, April 20, 2014. She was 88.
Preceded in death by her beloved husband, John H. Kockos,
and her treasured brothers and sisters, Joseph M. Moriarty,
Dorothy Dixon, Gwendolyn Keagle, and Virginia Cosgrave, Pat
was the loving mother of six children, Deborah Kockos, Kent
(Kelly), Jennifer Morse (Robert), Melissa Nightingale (David)
Mark, and Scott (Laura Carina) and the beloved grandmother
of 11 grandchildren, Alison Weese (Deborah), Jack and Katie (Kent), Jessica and Trevor Morse,
Jonathan, Derek and Brooke Nightingale, and Kaelin, Hailey, and Harrison (Scott.) She was the
adored mother-in-law to Robert Morse, David Nightingale, Laura Kockos and Kelly Kockos. Pat
will be deeply missed by her many nieces and nephews.
Pat, aka PK and Patsy, was born on March 2, 1926 to her parents, San Francisco natives,
Joseph Aloysius Moriarty and Amelia Carlson Moriarty. She grew up in San Franciscos Cole
Valley and was a graduate from Lowell High School and UC Berkeley.
A natural beauty, Patsy worked as a model and also enjoyed a brief career with Pan Am
where she discovered her lifelong love of travel. Patsy and John were married in 1950 and
eventually made their way from SF to Burlingame where they settled and raised their large
family and a multitude of dogs, cats and many other family pets.
Patricia was an amazing woman, and devout Catholic, revered for her inner beauty and
loved for her witty Irish humor. She had the unique ability and open heart to make everyone
feel special and welcome. A child at heart, she kept her home open to those anxious for a good
laugh, a gourmet meal, her vast offerings of desserts, or just to share her love of children and
animals. She was known as a skilled fund raiser by her favorite charities, The Medical Mission
Sisters and St. Catherine of Siena Church and was famous amongst the Burlingame Avenue
merchants who could not resist her charms when asked for auction item donations.
Pat gave so selessly to everyone in so many ways that we are forever in her debt and she will
be forever missed by all of her family and friends.
A Rosary will take place on Sunday, April 27
th
at Crosby N. Gray & Co. Funeral Home, 2 Park
Rd. in Burlingame. Visitation will begin at 5:30 pm and the Rosary Vigil will start at 6:00 pm.
Funeral Mass will be on Monday, April 28
th
at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 1310 Bayswater
in Burlingame at 10:00 am. Burial will take place immediately afterward at Skylawn Memorial
Park in San Mateo followed by a reception at the family home in Burlingame. All Pats friends
and family are invited.
In lieu of owers, gifts to the UCSF Memory and Aging Center and the Peninsula Humane
Society will be appreciated by Pats family. Please visit Pats Caring Bridge site or the Crosby
N. Gray site for additional details: http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/patkockos
Obituary
By Julie Pace
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
TOKYO President Barack Obama is
seeking to reassure Japanese leaders
Thursday that he can deliver on his security
and economic pledges to Asia even as the
crisis in Ukraine demands U.S. attention
and resources elsewhere.
The ominous standoff between Ukraine
and Russia is threatening to overshadow
Obamas four-country Asia swing that began
Wednesday. He may decide during the trip
whether to levy new economic sanctions on
Moscow, a step that would signal the failure
of an international agreement aimed at
defusing the crisis.
But at least publicly, Obama will try to
keep the focus on his Asia agenda, which
includes reafrming his commitment to a
defense treaty with Japan, making progress
on a stalled trans-Pacic trade agreement
and nalizing a deal to modestly increase
the American military footprint in the
Philippines.
Obama steered clear of more sensitive top-
ics like the trade and China tensions as he
and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sat down for
a morning meeting at Tokyos Akasaka
Palace. Instead, Obama spoke of a U.S.-
Japanese bond that transcends its military
alliance.
My visit here I think once again repre-
sents my deep belief that a strong U.S.-
Japan relationship is not only good for our
countries, but the world, Obama said.
Abe, speaking through a translator, said
he and Obama would be discussing the future
of the indispensable and irreplaceable
alliance. He and Obama planned to answer
questions from reporters after their meeting.
Obama began his day with a call on
Emperor Akihito at the Imperial Palace, a
lush park-like complex surrounded by mod-
ern skyscrapers where he was greeted by a
military honor guard and children holding
U.S. and Japanese ags. After taking in the
scene, the president, emperor and empress
walked along a maze of red carpet into the
palace for a private meeting, with U.S.
Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and other
aides trailing behind.
The president told the emperor that the
last time they met, he did not have any gray
hairs. You have a very hard job, the
emperor replied.
Obama opened the rst state visit by an
American president to Japan in nearly 20
years on Wednesday night, when he and Abe
had dinner at Tokyos famed sushi restaurant
Sukiyabashi Jiro. The restaurant is run by
88-year-old Jiro Ono, whose meticulous
technique was detailed in the 2011 documen-
tary Jiro Dreams of Sushi.
Abe told reporters Obama praised the meal
as the best sushi he had had in his life.
Later Thursday, Obama planned to return
to the Imperial Palace for a state dinner. He
also plans to visit the Meiji Shrine, which
honors the emperor whose reign saw Japan
emerge from over two centuries of isolation
to become a world power.
Obamas stops in Japan, South Korea,
Malaysia and the Philippines serve as
something of a do-over after he canceled a
visit to Asia last fall because of the U.S.
government shutdown. The cancellation
provided fresh fodder for those in the region
who worry that the White Houses much-
hyped pivot to Asia is continually taking a
backseat to other foreign and domestic pri-
orities.
Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances
REUTERS
Japans Prime Minister Shizo Abe, second right, lls the glass of Barak Obama during a dinner
at Sukiyabashi Jiro sushi restaurant in Tokyos Ginza district.
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By Zeona Karam and Diaa Hadid
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
BEIRUT Syrian government forces
have attacked rebel-held areas with poison-
ous chlorine gas in recent weeks and
months, leaving men, women and children
coughing, choking and gasping for breath,
according to Associated Press interviews
with more than a dozen activists, medics
and residents on the opposition side.
Syria atly denied the allegations, and
they have yet to be conrmed by any for-
eign country or international organization.
But if true, they highlight the limitations of
the global effort to rid President Bashar
Assads government of its chemical
weapons.
Witnesses near Damascus and in a central
rebel-held village told the AP of dozens of
cases of choking, fainting and other afic-
tions from inhaling fumes that some said
were yellowish and smelled like chlorine
cleanser. Some of those interviewed said
they believe the gas was responsible for at
least two deaths.
They said the fumes came from hand
grenades and helicopter-dropped barrel
bombs, which are crude containers packed
with explosives and shrapnel.
Activists have posted videos similar,
though on a far smaller scale, to those from
last Augusts chemical weapons attack near
Damascus that killed hundreds of people and
nearly triggered U.S. airstrikes against
Syria. The new footage depicts pale-faced
men, women and children coughing and
gasping at eld hospitals.
The U.N. Security Council called for an
investigation Wednesday. Council members
expressed grave concern over the allega-
tions, said Nigerias U.N. Ambassador U.
Joy Ogwu, council president.
Its an accusation that carries high stakes,
and the Syrian opposition has an interest in
pushing such claims in hopes of spurring
the world to take stern action against Assad,
who has been locked in a civil war for three
years and faces a Sunday deadline for hand-
ing over all his chemical weapons for
destruction.
Chlorine is a potentially lethal chemical
with a multitude of ordinary civilian uses,
including laundry bleach and swimming-
pool disinfectant. In high concentrations,
it can attack the lungs and asphyxiate vic-
tims.
While chlorine was rst deployed on the
battleeld in World War I, it is no longer
ofcially considered a warfare agent and is
not among the chemicals declared by Syria.
It is not as effective at killing as sarin
the nerve agent that was apparently used
last summer and experts say it is difcult
to achieve high concentrations of chlorine
by dropping it from the air.
Still, any toxic chemical is considered to
be a chemical weapon if used for military
purposes. Consequently, Syrias use of
chlorine-lled bombs, if conrmed, would
be a violation of the chemical weapons
treaty that Assads government signed last
year as part of a deal to hand over its stock-
pile.
Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks
REUTERS
A man puts out a re after what activists said was an airstrike by forces loyal to Syrias President
Bashar Assad on the outskirts of the Duma neighborhood of Damascus.
By Anick Jesdanun
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEWYORK If the Heartbleed security
threat teaches us anything, its that pass-
words dont offer total protection.
Browsers are supposed to keep passwords
and other sensitive data safe, but a techni-
cal aw in a widely used padlock security
technology allows hackers to grab the
information anyway. Even without this lat-
est discovery, there have been countless
disclosures of hackers breaking in to grab
usernames and passwords, plus credit card
numbers and more.
Thats why many security experts recom-
mend a second layer of authentication
typically in the form of a numeric code sent
as a text message. If youre logging in to a
website from your laptop, for example, you
enter your password rst. Then you type in
the code you receive via text to verify that
its really you and not a hacker.
Ive been using whats known as two-fac-
tor authentication or two-step verication
on most of my accounts for more than a
year, after seeing too many mysterious
attempts to reset my Facebook password
by someone who isnt me. The main excep-
tion was Gmail, but I enabled that recently
after the discovery of Heartbleed. I was
afraid the second authentication would be a
pain to use, but things are going more
smoothly than I expected after the initial
setup.
The idea behind these double-layer pass-
words is to make it harder to use a password
thats compromised or guessed. Youre
asked for a second piece of information that
only you are supposed to know.
To balance security and convenience, you
can typically bypass this check the next
time you use the same Web browser or
device. It wont help if someone steals your
laptop, but itll prevent others from using
your password on their machines. If youre
logging in at a library or other public com-
puter, remember to reject the option to
bypass that check next time.
The second piece of authentication could
be your ngerprint or retina scan, though
such biometric IDs are rarely used for con-
sumer services. Financial services typical-
ly ask for a security question, such as the
name of your childhood pet, the rst time
you use a particular Web browser or device.
Thats better than nothing, though answers
can sometimes be guessed or looked up.
Some banks offer verication codes by text
messaging, too.
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The Wall Street Journal
C
hemical weapons are again being
used in Syria. Israeli newspapers,
citing senior Israeli defense of-
cials, have reported that Bashar Assads
regime used chemical agents at least twice
on March 27 in the Harsata neighborhood
of Damascus. Then the rebel-controlled vil-
lage of Kfar Zeita was attacked April 11 by
what seems to have been chlorine gas
dropped from the air. Some 150 people are
reported injured. Three are dead.
Both sides in the conict agree that
chemicals were used, but as is its habit the
Assad regime blames Syrian rebels. And as
is the Obama Administrations habit, its ,
well, studying the matter. We are trying to
run this down, U.N. Ambassador Samantha
Power said on ABCs This Week on
Sunday. So far, its unsubstantiated, but
weve seen, I think, in the past that we will
do everything in our power to establish
what has happened and then consider pos-
sible steps in response.
Ayear ago, the Administration was also
saying it couldnt say for sure whether the
Assad regime was behind a series of small-
scale chemical attacks. Then 1,000 people
were gassed in Damascus. The
Administration stopped denying any
knowledge, then threatened the use of
force, then agreed to do nothing in return
for Assads promise to get rid of his chemi-
cal arsenal.
The latest attacks are taking place amid
claims that Syria has relinquished more
than half of its declared chemical stockpile
and promises to hand over the rest by the
end of the month. This is supposed to be a
triumph of Administration diplomacy. But
note the word declared. What the regime
or elements of its military have failed to
declare or turnover is another matter. In the
meantime, Assad has turned the tide of war
and is routing his enemiesa victory for
him and his patrons in Tehran and Moscow.
All of which illustrates the perils of cut-
ting arms-control deals with rogue
regimes. They inevitably cheat, but the
temptation of the West is to overlook the
cheating lest it expose the arms agreement
as a mistake. The Russians are supposed to
lean on Assad to honor the terms, but
Vladimir Putin has every incentive now to
let him cheat and further bedevil the U.S.
(see above). As for President Obama, his
legacy may yet include an Assad triumph
using chemical weapons.
Save the Bridgepointe ice rink
Editor,
Fellow citizens and leaders of our grand
city, I humbly ask you to carefully consider
the current and long-term impact of losing
yet another community facility: the
Bridgepointe Ice Rink.
I am a resident of San Mateo and I am pro-
business but, like many of you, I strongly
believe that the interests of the community
at large far outweigh the nancial gains of
one, especially when exchanged merely for
a retail store.
We should be adding recreational activi-
ties and facilities to improve the health and
well-being of our children and all residents,
but instead, the developer has shut access to
our communitys only ice rink and is asking
our elected city ofcials to give him the
green light to demolish it and replace it with
a big box store.
To learn more and help demonstrate your
belief and commitment to the community,
please attend the developers presentation 7
p.m. tonight at the San Mateo Marriott,
1770 S. Amphlett Blvd.
Ultimately, it will be up to the San Mateo
City Council to vote on the developers pro-
posal, so please write and call our citys
councilmembers and ask them to Save The
Rink and also sign the petition at
http://chn.ge/Q7XqI2.
Thomas Mangee
San Mateo
PG&E lawsuit
Editor,
As we watch the high-stakes poker game
between PG&E and the federal court, it is
important that we take a step back and real-
ize that none of the players have their own
chips in the game. Who pays for the prose-
cuting attorneys we, the taxpayer. Who
pays for PG&Es attorneys at the end of
the day, it will be the stockholders and the
consumers, not PG&E management.
The underlying problem is that we are
dealing with a monopoly utility company.
If a car manufacturer builds a poor quality
car, you can buy a different brand.
Competition makes for better cars. PG&E
has no competition. After the smoke clears,
we will all be using PG&E and management
will still be receiving their multi-million
dollar salaries. The likelihood of this suit
reaching managements pockets is nil.
Perhaps the victims will have some sense of
satisfaction if there is a big ne, but the
only real winners will be the lawyers. If
there is a big ne, the costs will be passed
on to the stockholders and the consumers.
All the money that will be spent on this
lawsuit would be better utilized if it went for
a better oversight and inspection process of
PG&Es policies and procedures.
Steven Howard
Redwood City
Response to Jackie Speier
Editor,
Treat climate change like a security
threat in the April 22 edition of the Daily
Journal was a great piece by U.S. Rep.
Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, undermined by
her use of the phrase, Despite near scientif-
ic consensus, which is both inaccurate and
betrays a lack of condence in her position.
There is denitive scientic evidence for the
existence and human cause for climate
change. If delivered at an academic confer-
ence, her language would be deemed an
understatement. In politics, there is an
expectation of overstatement. Dont be
defensive, congresswoman. On your side is
the truth, and at stake is the fate of the earth.
David Rosenberg
San Mateo
Sequoias $265 million bond
Editor,
How much debt will the Sequoia Union
High School District incur if the voters
approve their $265 million bond measure?
(Sequoia bond measure seeks to address
overcrowding issue in the April 19 edition
of the Daily Journal).
How will the money be used? This
excerpt from from minutes of SUHSD Feb.
26 meeting provides some insight:
President Weiner said that facilities plan-
ning would be an ongoing process and the
stakeholders are at the school sites. In
response to a question posed by President
Weiner, M-APrincipal Matthew Zito said
he has led M-Athrough bond measures in
2004 and 2008; and once the dollar amount
is known, staff will work with the architect
on a master plan. In the past, most work is
done after the bond has passed. The total
amount of the bond will not be the total
dollars available for construction because
the district will leverage state-matching
funds, and the total funds available will
probably double.
From resolution ordering election:
Whereas, if the project to be funded by the
bonds will require state matching funds for
any phase, the sample ballot must contain
a statement, in form prescribed by law,
advising the voters of that fact, and the
Board of Trustees nds that completion of
all or a portion of certain projects listed in
the bond project list will not require state
matching funds not yet received by the dis-
trict.
What will they do with the state match-
ing grant funds which are not required for
completion of all or a portion of certain
projects listed in the bond project list?
How will the bonds be issued?
Jack Hickey
Emerald Hills
Chemical reprise in Syria
Other voices
New direction
for San Carlos
By Matt Kowitt
I
f only we knew then what we know
now. Get talking with almost anyone
in San Carlos about kids and
schools, and eventually the old San Carlos
High School comes up. San Carlos High,
home of the Dons,
closed in 1982 in
response to declining
enrollment. Six years
later, the campus was
razed and sold for hous-
ing development, with a
portion of the land
transformed into
Highlands Park. The
same story describes the old Laureola
Elementary School, which closed in 1978
and was later sold off for development.
Less well known were the additional future
school sites, places with names like Site 8
and Site 10, that were held by the San
Carlos school district in the western part
of town in preparation for a growing popu-
lation in the middle of the last century.
After enrollments peaked and began
declining in the 1970s, budget pressures
led to the sale of these properties as well,
mostly for development.
Today, our schools are bursting at the
seams with growing enrollment and need
to expand capacity. Its easy now, with the
benet of nearly 40 years experience and
hindsight, to wish we could go back and
make different decisions. We can look at
the exception of Tierra Linda Middle
School, closed in 1982 during the same era
but thankfully not sold off that site was
available to reopen in 2001 and is now a
full, thriving middle school as well as
home to Charter Learning Center, or CLC.
San Carlos, like much of the Peninsula,
is essentially built out. The few remaining
patches of vacant land are of course the
most challenging to develop. It is neither
possible nor desirable to try to undo the
losses of former school land: those sites
now are part of our community. Families
live there and have made those places
home.
But, there is an opportunity today for
San Carlos to set a new course. To turn the
corner on a 40-year trend of losing land
that has once and will again be desperately
needed for schools and public benet. The
undeveloped city land at the top of
Crestview, near Club Drive and across the
street from Vista Park, should be developed
as a school site to house the nearly 400 K-
8 students of CLC, making room on the
Tierra Linda campus for a new fourth-,
fth-grade school. This can be accom-
plished if the city of San Carlos accepts a
proposed land swap from San Carlos
Elementary School District, trading the
Crestview property to the district for
around 4 acres at the edge of Tierra Linda
for development as a sports facility.
The San Carlos City Council met on
Tuesday, April 22 to discuss the land swap
proposal. Much work remains to be done,
and no rm guidance was given by the
council about how a deal might be struc-
tured. However, all ve members of the
City Council concurred that an important
next step should be to put the question
directly to the voters of San Carlos. This
would likely happen sometime this fall.
The time to act is now. The students are
here, and construction cannot wait. San
Carlans should seize this opportunity to
be good stewards of the communitys
resources.
Matt Kowitt is a 16-year resident of San
Carlos, and the current board chair of San
Carlos Charter Learning Center.
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Skechers USA Inc., up $1.66 to $38.53
The winner of the Boston Marathon crossed the nish line wearing its
sneakers and then the company blew away quarterly projections.
KB Home, down 20 cents to $16.34
Homebuilders took a beating after the Commerce Department reported
that the number of Americans buying new homes plummeted in March.
Supervalu Inc., up 78 cents to $7.54
Distancing itself from the costs of shedding ve chains, the grocer
returned to a prot during its most recent quarter.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc., up $2.09 to $54.48
The beverage makers cost-cutting campaign appears to be paying off
as it topped Wall Streets quarterly prot expectations.
Delta Air Lines Inc., up $2.14 to $37.09
The airline navigated harsh winter weather during the recent quarter
and boosted its prot, despite a $90 million hit to revenue.
Nasdaq
Athenahealth Inc., up 85 cents to $134.97
Morgan Stanley delivers an upgrade,citing a growth runwayin both the
companys ambulatory business and the larger inpatient market.
Popular Inc., up $2.23 to $31.68
The retail and commercial banker conrms reports that it is selling
operations in three states as it consolidates its operations.
Intuitive Surgical Inc., down $48.40 to $373.93
The medical device maker cut its outlook on slowing sales of its da Vinci
surgical robotic system and its rst-quarter revenue fell.
Big movers
By Ken Sweet
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEWYORK Stocks edged mostly
lower Wednesday, breaking a six-day
winning streak, as investors were dis-
appointed by the latest round of earn-
ings from U.S. companies.
A surprise drop in new home sales
also weighed on the broader market.
The Standard & Poors 500 index
lost 4.16 points, or 0.2 percent, to
1,875.39. The Dow Jones industrial
average lost 12.72 points, or 0.1 per-
cent, to 16,501.65 and the Nasdaq
composite fell 34.49 points, or 0.8
percent, to 4,126.97.
Since hitting a two-month low on
April 11, the index had increased 3.5
percent through Tuesday. It is not
unusual for the stock market to pause
after such a rally.
The market, even with those six
days of gains, is still struggling to
choose a direction, said Joseph
Tanious, a global market strategist
with J.P. Morgan Funds.
High-flying biotechnology and
Internet stocks were among the hard-
est hit.
Surgical robot maker Intuitive
Surgical fell the most in the S&P 500,
plunging $48.40, or 12 percent, to
$373.93. The company reported a 77
percent drop in first-quarter earnings
and sold half has many robots as it did
in the same period a year earlier. The
company warned two weeks ago that
earnings would come in far below
expectations, causing its stock to fall
sharply from a recent high of
$540.63 reached April 3.
Amgen fell 5 percent after it also
reported a steep drop in quarterly earn-
ings, missing analysts expectations.
One bright spot in biotechnology
was Gilead Sciences. The drugmaker
rose $1, or 1.4 percent, to $73.86
after the company reported a surge in
first-quarter earnings. Gileads drug
Sovaldi, a new treatment for Hepatitis
C, had $2.3 billion in sales in the
first quarter alone, which beat the
record for any drug in its first whole
year on the market. While Sovaldi has
a 90 percent success rate in curing
Hepatitis C, the drug has a price of
$1,000 per pill, or around $84,000
for a typical course of treatment.
AT&T, despite posting quarterly
results that beat analysts expecta-
tions, wasnt able to impress
investors this quarter. The Dow mem-
bers shares fell $1.37, or 4 percent,
to $34. 92. The company reported
earnings of 71 cents a share, one cent
ahead of analysts expectations, and
quarterly sales of $32.48 billion,
which also beat expectations.
Other telecom stocks also fell.
Verizon fell 49 cents, or 1 percent, to
$47.43 while T-Mobile US lost
$1.28, or 3.8 percent, to $29.81.
Airline stocks were among the
biggest advancers. Delta Air Lines
rose $2.14, or 6 percent, to $37.09.
Deltas first-quarter earnings climbed
after the company filled more seats on
planes and paid less for fuel. Delta
was the biggest gainer in the S&P
500.
Plane maker Boeing rose $3.08, or
2.4 percent, to $130.63. Its quarterly
earnings beat expectations as its
commercial jet production increased.
U.S. company earnings have been
generally coming in better than what
investors had expected. But expecta-
tions are low this quarter, investors
said, because the harsh winter earlier
this year slowed business activity
across the country. Earnings in the
S&P 500 are expected to be down 1.5
percent from a year ago, according to
FactSet.
Stocks edge lower after a six-day rise
The market, even with those six days of
gains, is still struggling to choose a direction.
Joseph Tanious, a global market strategist with J.P. Morgan Funds
By Josh Boak
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON The number of
Americans buying new homes plummet-
ed in March to the slowest pace in eight
months, a sign that real estates spring
buying season is off to a weak start.
The Commerce Department said
Wednesday that sales of new homes
declined 14.5 percent last month to a
seasonally adjusted annual rate of
384,000. That was the second straight
monthly decline and the lowest rate
since July 2013.
Sales plunged in the Midwest, South
and West in March. But they rebounded
in the Northeast, where snowstorms in
previous months curtailed purchases.
New-home sales have declined 13.3
percent over the past 12 months.
Our core view is that the housing
market has stalled and wont con-
tribute to overall economic growth
this year, said Ian Shepherdson, chief
economist at Pantheon
Macroeconomics.
Rising home prices have caused
some buyers to back off at the lower
end of the market, while new-home
buyers at the top continue to buy. As a
result, median sales prices jumped
12.6 percent during the past month to
$290,000.
Home sales usually improve with the
start of the spring. More would-be
buyers venture to open houses.
Families with children often begin to
look for homes so that they can move
once the school year ends.
Builders anticipated a snap back
with the warmer weather. There were
193,000 new homes for sale at the end
of the month, about 39,000 more than
the same period last month.
Sales of new homes plunge 14.5 percent in March
Safeway reports first-quarter loss
PLEASANTON Safeway on Wednesday posted a net
loss for the rst quarter because of higher costs and acqui-
sition expenses.
The grocery-store chain is being acquired by an invest-
ment group in a deal worth about $7.64 billion. The deal,
which combines Safeway and Albertsons, is expected to
close in the fourth quarter.
Safeway and other grocery store operators have been
trying to adapt to a changing supermarket industry, with
people increasingly doing their shopping at big-box
stores like Target, drug stores and even dollar stores. In
addition, they must balance between customers need for
low price food and uctuating food costs.
The company said it lost $76.5 million, or 34 cents per
share, in the three months ended March 22. That com-
pares with net income of $118.9 million, or 49 cents per
share, a year ago. Excluding one-time items, prot totaled
6 cents per share. Analysts expected adjusted net income
of 18 cents per share.
While sales met plan in the rst quarter, income was
slightly below plan, in part as a result of ination in pro-
duce, meat and pharmacy that was not fully passed along
for competitive reasons, said CEO Robert Edwards. He
added that cost cuts should boost protability in the sec-
ond half of 2014.
Telsa Motors expanding in California
LATHROP Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expand-
ing its footprint in California.
The company has leased a 430,000-square-foot building
in Lathrop, a community on Interstate 5 about 75 miles
east of San Francisco. Tesla has not said what it plans to
do with the space.
The building used to serve as a DaimlerChrysler parts
distribution center, though it has sat vacant for several
years.
Tesla currently has manufacturing space in the San
Francisco Bay Area. It also plans to put up a massive bat-
tery factory, though California does not appear to be in
the running for that.
The Sacramento Bee reports that the Lathrop facility is
too small for the battery plant.
Zynga founder Pincus leaving operations role
NEW YORK Online game maker Zyngas founder
Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief product ofcer,
less than a year after he was replaced as the companys
CEO, as the companys sales slide.
Zynga said Wednesday that Pincus will remain chairman
of the company he founded in 2007.
Zynga went public in 2011 on the strength of games
like Farmville and Maa Wars, which had enthusias-
tic Facebook followings. But then rival digital game
makers invaded Facebook and more people migrated to
other pastimes on smartphones. Zynga has been cutting
jobs and posting losses.
Business briefs
By Barbara Ortutay
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW YORK Facebooks earn-
ings nearly tripled and revenue
grew sharply in the first quarter,
surpassing Wall Streets expecta-
t i ons t hanks t o an 82 percent
increase in advertising revenue.
It was the fourth quarter in a row
that Facebook beat forecasts as it
continues to barrel ahead in mobile
advertising at a time when nearly 80
percent of its users are accessing it
on smartphones and other portable
gadgets.
The worlds biggest online social
network said Wednesday that it earned
$642 million, or 25 cents per share,
in the January-March quarter, up from
$219 million, or 9 cents per share, in
the same period a year ago.
Adjusted earnings, which exclude
stock compensation expenses and
other costs, were $885 million, or 34
cents per share, in the latest quarter.
Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SAN FRANCISCO Apple is doling
out more of its cash to shareholders
and preparing to split its stock for the
rst time in nine years in an attempt to
win back investors fretting about the
iPhone makers slowing sales growth
and pace of innovation.
The moves announced Wednesday as
part of Apples scal second-quarter
earnings report are aimed at boosting
the companys stock price, which has
been hovering about 25 percent below
the peak it reached in September 2012.
The bellwether Standard & Poors 500
has climbed by 28 percent during the
same period.
Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
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Loucks defense lifts Carlmont
E
very high school athlete dreams of
making a living in their chosen
sport usually by playing pro-
fessionally.
Many fail to realize, however, there are
other avenues to achieve a profession in
sports without actually playing.
Ivan Bandov realized this early on.
Bandov, a 2003 graduate of Burlingame,
has turned his passion for the game of soc-
cer into his profes-
sion. Bandov was the
starting goalkeeper
for the Panthers his
junior and senior sea-
sons and started his
coaching career run-
ning his own goalie
training camp. He
later coached the
Burlingame boys
frosh-soph team, and
later the Carlmont
girls frosh-soph
team, and has consis-
tently moved up the coaching ladder.
It hasnt come easy and its a lot of hard
work and scrambling, but Bandov seems to
have found his niche as a youth soccer
coach.
I just feel lucky, Bandov said. How
many people get to say I love going to
work every day and make a living?
Bandov, 28, has a number of irons in the
re. He coaches the Mountain View High
School girls varsity squad which has
been among the best in the Central Coast
Section the last two years. He is an assis-
tant coach at City College of San
Francisco which is one of the best
community college programs in the state.
He also coaches four girls teams for
Redwood City-based Juventus Sports Club,
serves as the assistant coaching director
for the girls teams and has also started
helping out on the boys side as well.
Talk about having your hands full.
By Antonio Gonzalez
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
OAKLAND Golden State Warriors
coach Mark Jackson sat on the scorers
table at Oracle Arena on Wednesday morn-
ing. He gazed around the building and tried
to envision what it will
look and sound like when
the Warriors host the Los
Angeles Clippers for
Game 3 of their first-
round playoff series
Thursday night.
A gold-shirt wearing
sellout crowd of 19,596.
Roars so loud that, at
times, they drown out
whistles. The sights and sounds all embody-
ing the spirit of the teams postseason
motto: Loud. Proud. Warriors.
Its going to be a great environment,
Jackson said. But with that being said,
they wont get a stop, they wont get a
score, they wont make a free throw. Weve
got to do our part.
The Warriors will indeed need to regain
more than their homecourt prowess if they
want to pull off another upset in the rst
round of the playoffs.
They need to rediscover their game.
Blake Grifn and the Clippers crushed
Golden State 138-98 in Los Angeles on
Monday night to even the best-of-seven
series at a game apiece. The third-seeded
Clippers showed just why most had picked
them to beat the sixth-seeded Warriors,
coming back from a foul-lled opener with
an all-around game that wouldve worked in
any venue.
In Game 1, Grifn had 16 points and three
rebounds in 19 minutes before he fouled out.
The All-Star forward regrouped to score a
career playoff-high 35 points in Game 2. He
shot 13 of 17 from the oor, made 9 of 10
free throws and grabbed six rebounds
doing it all in just 30 minutes.
The Clippers forced 26 turnovers, shut-
down streaky shooting Stephen Curry most
of the game and took advantage of the
absence of Warriors center Andrew Bogut
Warriors fans ready
for Clippers in Game 3
By Greg Beacham
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
LOS ANGELES Joe Thornton and the
Sharks have been in command of many playoff
series over the past decade. The San Jose captain
has also seen just how easily control slips away
during nine straight postseason trips without
raising the Stanley Cup.
Thats why the Sharks are
both comfortable and con-
cerned with a chance to n-
ish off the reeling Los
Angeles Kings in Game 4 of
the rst round on Thursday
night.
Dont give us a passing
grade yet, because were
still taking the test,
Sharks coach Todd McLellan said Wednesday
after the Sharksmellow skate at Staples Center.
After so many years of playoff disappoint-
ments, the Sharks are one win away from kick-
ing off their latest postseason run with quite a
sweeping statement.
Not even the Sharks themselves thought they
could outskate, outhit and thoroughly outplay
the Kings, whose own postseason credentials
are unquestioned after their title run just two
years ago. Kings goalie Jonathan Quick and the
NHLs best defensive team have been shredded
for 17 goals by the Sharks balanced lines.
The Sharks got in position to eliminate the
2012 champs and their biggest rivals with a 4-3
victory in Game 3 on Patrick Marleaus fourth
career overtime-winning goal, matching
Jaromir Jagr for the most among active players.
Were a condent group right now, and hope-
fully we can show that (in Game 4), Thornton
said. (Game 3) could have gone either way. We
know how close it is.
Starting with the franchises rst trip to the
Western Conference nals in 2004, the Sharks
have won 10 playoff series and made the confer-
ence nals three times. San Jose has missed the
playoffs just once since 1997, right before
Marleau joined the club.
But one more victory would clinch just the
second series sweep in Sharks history, joining
last seasons rst-round whitewash of
Vancouver.
Were coming to win and nish them in
Game 4, Sharks forward Logan Couture said.
Sharks confident with
chance to sweep Kings
Bandov making
his way in the
coaching ranks
See LOUNGE, Page 14
See WARRIORS, Page 16 See SHARKS, Page 16
Mark Jackson Todd McLellan
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Carlmont shortstop Mike McGill applies the tag to Burlingames Grifn Intrieri on a third-inning steal attempt during the Scots 7-3 victory.
By Terry Bernal
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
For Carlmont catcher Connor Loucks, the
strategy behind the plate is simple.
Dont be afraid of the ball, Loucks
said. Pretend your chest is a glove and
absorb everything.
Loucks did that all day long Wednesday in
Carlmonts 7-3 win at Burlingame. The soph-
omore may not have had a productive day at
the plate. In fact, he made two outs in the
same inning when the Scots batted around
during a ve-run third.
But Loucks was a savage behind the dish.
Thats the way Scots starting pitcher Matt
Seubert describes his younger battery mate.
Hes a savage, Seubert said. Hes a soph-
omore but he doesnt play like one. I love
him back there.
As strong as Seubert was after he settled into
a rhythm Wednesday, it was Loucks who wres-
tled control of the game from behind the plate.
[Seubert] is not easy to catch, so its a lot
to throw at [Loucks] but the kid is just a
sponge, Carlmont pitching coach Bob
Sargent said.
Burlingame jumped out to an early 1-0 lead
in the rst. After a one-out single by Andrew
Kennedy and a walk to Ryan Kammuller,
cleanup hitter Jonathan Engelmann con-
nected for a towering drive to left that one-
hopped the ivy wall in the spacious connes
of Washington Park. Carlmont caught a
break when the ball got momentarily lost in
the ivy for a ground-rule double on a play
which Kammuller would have easily scored
from rst base.
Kammuller was sent back to third though,
and with two runners in scoring position and
one out, Loucks put on a ball-blocking clin-
ic. One of his blocks resulted in Kammuller
getting caught in a rundown between third and
home for the second out of the inning.
Seubert then chalked up his rst of ve strike-
outs on the afternoon to strand Engelmann in
scoring position.
In the beginning I was overthrowing a lit-
tle bit, Seubert said. But youve just got to
settle down and let your defense work. Thats
all you can do.
Carlmont did exactly that. In addition to
Loucks pouncing on over a dozen pitches in
the dirt with runners on base throughout, the
Scots turned in a pair of defensive gems late
in the game to protect a sizeable lead.
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DAILY JOURNAL STAFF
What should have been a showdown
between two of the top softball teams in the
Peninsula Athletic Leagues Ocean Division
turned into a lopsided affair.
Menlo-Atherton jumped out to a quick 1-0
lead in the top of the rst inning against San
Mateo Wednesday, but it was short-lived.
The Bearcats scored three in the bottom of
the opening inning, put up a ve-spot in the
second and cruised to an 11-1 win in a game
that was halted after 4 1/2 innings because
of the 10-run mercy rule.
San Mateo played a great game, good fun-
damental ball, said M-A coach Rick
Vujovich. San Mateo was better than us
today.
M-A (4-3 PAL Ocean, 12-6 overall) came
into Wednesdays showdown coming off a
15-0 shellacking of Shasta Charter School
of Daly City Tuesday, scoring 15 runs on
just seven hits. That game was called
because of the 15-run three-inning mercy
rule. Wednesday, it appeared the Bears
picked up where they left off Tuesday, as they
scratched out a run on a pair of hits to open
the game against the Bearcats in San Mateo.
With one out, Emily Katz singled and Erin
Goode walked to bring up freshman catcher
Sarah Tiemann, who smoked a single up the
middle into center eld with Katz coming
around to score on a close play at the plate.
The Bears had a chance to do more damage,
but San Mateo pitcher Gina Titus worked out
of the jam with a strikeout and a foulout to
rst to end the inning.
Youre always thinking (its going to be
a good day when you score early), Vujovich
said. But then their pitcher shut us down.
She made the adjustments.
It was also a sign of things to come as
Titus held the Bears to just one more hit over
the next four innings a Taylor Conrad
double in the top of the fth.
The Bearcats defense gave their pitcher
some solid defense as well. Paige Stoveland
was a vacuum at shortstop and rst baseman
Breana Picchi handled all the throws that
came her way.
[Titus] pitched well and our defense
played well, said San Mateo coach Randy
Boardman. She pitched a solid game.
San Mateo (4-2, 6-7) was on top of its
game offensively as well. The Bearcats
scored 11 runs on just six hits, taking advan-
tage of ve M-Aerrors and four walks.
Half of the Bearcats hits were loud, how-
ever, as they nished with three extra-base
hits all doubles.
We started hitting today, Boardman said.
Weve done some live pitching in practice
(as opposed to a pitching machine) and it
paid off.
San Mateo wasted little time in erasing the
M-Alead, taking the lead for good with three
runs in the bottom of the rst inning. Taylor
Doi walked and Nicole Chiu reached on an
ineld hit.
After Chiu beat the throw, the M-A rst
baseman tried to throw out Doi at third, but
the ball skipped past the third baseman and
out of play, enabling Doi to score and Chiu
to take third.
Just like that, the game was tied at 1.
It wouldnt be tied for long. Stoveland
then walked and Andrea Holcombe hit a sac-
rice to left eld, driving in Chiu for a 2-1
San Mateo lead. Following a groundout,
Picchi hit a routine grounder to third for
what should have been the nal out of the
inning, but the ball went under the third
basemans glove, allowing Stoveland to
score to give the Bearcats a 3-1 lead after one
inning.
San Mateo all but put the game away with
a ve-run second. The Bearcats rapped out
four hits and sent nine batters to the plate.
Stoveland had the rst big hit of the inning,
a two-run single, but it was Picchi who bust-
ed the game open with a bases-loaded double
to center.
M-A pitcher Katz retired the Bearcats in
order in the third, but San Mateo added two
more runs in the bottom of the fourth, with
Chiu scoring on a wild pitch and Abbie
Holcombe driving in Andrea Holcombe on a
groundout.
The Bearcats reached the 10-run lead with a
run in the bottom of the fourth when they
loaded the bases and Stoveland drove in her
third run of the game with a sacrice y to
left eld.
Weve been in every game weve played
this season, Boardman said. Its just that
our offense stagnates.
M-A had a chance to extend the game
when, with two outs in the top of the fth,
Conrad doubled down the left-eld line and
went to third after the Bearcats had trouble
getting the ball back to the ineld.
But Titus induced a grounder to shortstop
to end the game.
We didnt get the hits (we needed),
Vujovich said.
San Mateos bats come alive in win over M-A
College baseball
College of San Mateo 1,
Chabot College-Hayward 0
The Bulldogs managed only ve hits, but
they strung three of them together in the
bottom of the fth inning to score the
games only run and hand the Gladiators just
their second loss in Coast Conference
Golden Gate Division play this season.
CSM starting pitcher Skyler Fuss made
that one run stand up, limiting Chabot (21-
2 conference, 27-7 overall) to just ve hits
over eight-plus innings of work, striking
out just two and walking five. Keone
Cabinian came on in the ninth after Fuss
walked the rst two batters of the inning.
Cabinian recorded a pair of outs before
walking the third batter he faced to load the
bases, but he got a strike out looking to end
the game.
Tyler Carlson led off the bottom of the
fth for CSM (15-8, 22-13) with a single
and moved to second on Dominic Orlandos
sacrice bunt. Carlson came around to score
on Dane Vande Guchtes two-out single to
right.
Miles Mastrobuoni had a pair of hits for
CSM, while Kellen Richards added the fth
hit for the Bulldogs.
Baseball
Capuchino 11, Woodside 0
Rory McDaid red a two-hit shutout as the
Mustangs banged out 15 hits Tuesday.
McDaid struck out nine over seven innings
and also paced Cap at the plate with a 3-for-
5 day with a double and three RBIs. Ramon
Enriquez, Kyle Patterson, Joe Galea and
Chris Kosta each tabbed two hits for the
Mustangs. With the win, McDaid improves
to 6-2 with a 1.71 ERAas the Mustangs (5-
4 in Peninsula Athletic League Ocean
Division, 10-9 overall) moved into a third-
place tie with Aragon (5-4, 10-9) while
trailing rst-place Hillsdale (6-3, 13-6) and
Sequoia (6-3, 15-5-1).
Softball
Carlmont 11, Sequoia 1
The Scots rallied for nine runs in the sec-
ond inning and marched to a ve-inning
mercy-rule win Tuesday. Four Carlmont hit-
ters tallied two RBIs on the day: Danielle
Giuliacci, Rebecca Faulkner, Kirra Loucks
and Mariko Kondo. Faulkner improved to
11-1 in the circle with another dominant
performance, striking out 10 through the
ve-inning complete game. With the win,
Carlmont remains undefeated in PAL Bay
Division play at 7-0 (17-3 overall).
Woodside 6, Aragon 1
Christina Patton racked up 14 strikeouts
en route to a two-hit complete game. The
Wildcats scored four runs in the rst inning
and never looked back. Kelly James was 2
for 4 with two RBIs while five other
Woodside hitters tabbed two-hit perform-
ances: Lexi Richards, Hannah Blomdal,
Kaitlyn Johnson, Sophia Fanucchi,
Stephanie Schoeld and Kathleen Sandoval.
With the win, Woodside (4-3, 9-10) moves
into a third-place tie with Hillsdale (4-3,
13-5) in the the PAL Bay Division.
Boys golf
Sacred Heart Prep 202,
Crystal Springs Uplands 241
SHPs top four nishers each rolled past
Crystal Springs top performer as the
Gators won convincingly at Palo Alto Hills
Golf and Country Club Tuesday. SHPs
Bradley Knox medaled with a 35, while
Derek Ackerman shot a 38m and Taylor
Oliver and Bradley Keller tied for third at
41.
Harker 208, Menlo 209
The Knights were edged at Boulder Ridge
in WBAL play Tuesday. Menlos Jordan
Stone endured the cold and windy conditions
to medal with a 38. Menlos Rohin Chandra
shot a 40, Ethan Wong and William Hsieh
each shot 43 and Riley Burgess shot 45.
Girls lacrosse
Menlo 19, Castilleja 6
The Knights jumped out to a 3-0 lead in
the opening two minutes and rolled to a big
West Bay Athletic League win Tuesday.
Menlo took a 10-2 lead into the half and
went on to outshoot Castilleja 31-11
throughout. Three Menlo scorers tabbed a
match-high four goals apiece: Sophia
Donovan, India Varma and Nikky Price.
Donovan also totaled six assists on the
afternoon. With the win, the Knights
improve to 4-1 in WBALplay (11-4 overall)
while Castilleja falls to 2-3 in league (6-3
overall).
Boys tennis
Menlo-Atherton 7, Carlmont 0
The Bears closed in on an undefeated sea-
son with a sweep of the Scots in a makeup
match Wednesday.
M-A (13-0) will go for the perfect PAL
Bay Division season when it hosts
Woodside Thursday.
The Bears were not really pushed by
Carlmont (9-4), which lost out on the top
seed of next weeks PAL team tournament
with the loss. Aragon will be the No. 1 seed
and will host Half Moon Bay Monday after-
noon, while Carlmont will most likely take
on Woodside.
M-As No. singles player Casey Morris,
and the No. 3 doubles team of Danny
LaPorte and Zach Novak, each won their
matches at love. Scott Morris at No. 1 sin-
gles and Axel Brenner at No. 2 singles each
lost only two games, while Alex Iyer at No.
4 singles dropped only three matches.
Nick Fratt and Reed Fratt teamed up for the
Bears No. 1 doubles team and cruised to a 6-
3, 6-1 victory.
The No. 2 team of Saul Menivar and Drew
Mathews needed a second-set tiebreaker, but
still won their match in straight sets.
Aragon 6, Mills 1
The Dons won their 10th match in PAL
Bay Division play with a singles sweep
Tuesday. Aragon No. 1 single Devon
Hughes defeated Zach Wong 6-0, 4-6, 6-1.
Aragon No.2 Isaac Wong and No. 3 Mathew
Fowler each rolled to 6-0, 6-0 wins. Mills
No. 1 doubles James Tanjuatgo and Kevin
Reyes scored the only Vikings win of the
day with a 6-3, 6-1 victory. Aragon No. 2
doubles Tony Wang and Sameer Jain defeat-
ed Jeffrey Liu and Mark Hattori 7-6 (4), 6-2;
and Dons No. 3 doubles Fabio Gallardo and
William Miyahira won 6-3, 6-3. With the
win, Aragon improves to 10-3 in league
(12-6 overall).
College softball
College of San Mateo 16,
City College of San Francisco 0
The Lady Bulldogs wrapped up the regular
season with a shutout of the Rams Tuesday
afternoon.
It was the seventh straight win for CSM
(17-1 Coast Conference, 37-2 overall),
with the Bulldogs outscoring their oppo-
nents in those games 74-1.
Raquel Martinez drove in five runs in
Tuesdays win, while Brooke Ramsey added
four.
Local sports roundup
SPORTS 13
Thursday April 24, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Giants 12, Rockies 10
SanFrancisco AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Blanco cf 5 0 0 0 1 2 .103
Pence rf 4 3 3 0 2 0 .238
Belt 1b 5 2 1 2 1 2 .299
Morse lf 4 2 2 4 0 1 .279
Perez lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Sandoval 3b 2 0 0 0 1 1 .165
Arias ph-3b 2 1 0 0 1 0 .143
Sanchez c 6 2 2 5 0 2 .161
Crawford ss 5 0 1 0 1 0 .258
Hicks 2b 6 1 3 1 0 1 .250
Cain p 3 1 2 0 0 0 .300
Affeldt p 0 0 0 0 0 0 ---
Pagan ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .329
Casilla p 0 0 0 0 0 0 ---
Posey ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 .229
Lopez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 ---
Machi p 0 0 0 0 0 0 ---
Romo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 ---
Totals 44 12 14 12 8 9
Colorado AB R H BI BB SO Avg.
Blackmon cf-lf 5 4 2 3 1 0 .410
Arenado 3b 6 0 1 1 0 0 .290
Tulowitzki ss 5 2 3 3 1 0 .388
Morneau 1b 6 1 2 2 0 1 .346
Rosario c 6 0 1 0 0 1 .257
Dickerson lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 .316
Stubbs ph-cf 2 0 2 0 1 0 .263
Barnes rf 4 1 1 0 2 1 .317
LeMahieu 2b 5 2 3 0 0 0 .299
Chatwood p 2 0 1 0 0 1 .143
Rutledge ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .353
Brothers p 0 0 0 0 0 0 ---
Belisle p 0 0 0 0 0 0 ---
Culberson ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 .105
Hawkins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 ---
Logan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 ---
Gonzalez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263
Bettis p 0 0 0 0 0 0 ---
Totals 46 10 16 9 5 6
SanFrancisco 01400021004 12 14 1
Colorado 23010011002 10 16 0
By Pat Graham
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
DENVER Hector Sanchez hit two of San
Franciscos six homers, including a grand
slam in the 11th inning Wednesday that gave
the Giants a wild 12-10 victory over the
Colorado Rockies.
With the Giants on the verge of being swept
in a three-game series at Coors Field for the
rst time in 12 years, Sanchez drove a fastball
from Chad Bettis (0-1) into the bushes behind
center eld. The backup catcher also hit a solo
homer in the eighth.
Michael Morse also hit two homers a
solo shot in the second and a three-run homer
the following inning as two Giants hit mul-
tiple homers in the same game for the rst
time since May 25, 2005. Brandon Hicks and
Brandon Belt also went deep as the Giants ral-
lied from a 5-1, second-inning decit.
Jean Machi (4-0) got one out in a clean 10th
to earn the win. Sergio Romo struggled in a
non-save situation, surrendering a two-run
homer to Justin Morneau but retiring Brandon
Barnes on a game-ending 5-4-3 double play.
Hunter Pence led off the 11th with a single
and Belt followed with a walk. After a sacrice,
Joaquin Arias was intentionally walked to get
to Sanchez, who delivered his rst career slam.
Sanchez nished with a career-high ve
RBIs.
He sent the rst pitch from reliever Matt
Belisle into the second deck to give the Giants
an 8-7 lead in the eighth. But the Rockies tied
it in the bottom half when D.J. LeMahieu sin-
gled and was bunted over to second. He went to
third on a balk by Santiago Casilla and scored
on Charlie Blackmons sharp grounder to
Hicks, who couldnt eld it cleanly to make a
play at home.
Matt Cain allowed seven runs, 10 hits and
three walks in six innings and is 0-3 with a
4.35 ERAin ve starts.
Blackmon nished 2 for 5 with a homer and
four runs lowering his batting average to
.410. Troy Tulowitzki added a two-run homer
and Nolan Arenado extended his hitting streak
to 14 games with an RBI double in the sev-
enth.
Belts two-run homer in the seventh gave
the Giants a 7-6 lead and came off Rex
Brothers. The hard-throwing lefty surrendered
a game-ending, 10th-inning homer to
Brandon Crawford on April 13.
Arenado tied the game with an RBI double
off Cain. With two on and no outs, reliever
Jeremy Affeldt was summoned into the game
and got the Giants out of the predicament.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy tinkered with
his starting lineup, resting catcher Buster
Posey and outelder Angel Pagan, who been
bothered by knee soreness. Pagan entered as a
pinch hitter in the eighth and grounded out.
Posey was intentionally walked in the 10th.
Bochy said Pagan will have his knee
checked out Thursday in San Francisco.
NOTES: Bochy was ejected in the fourth
inning by plate umpire Chris Conroy,
Bochys rst ejection this season. ... The
Giants and Rockies are both off Thursday.
Sanchezs grand slam lifts Giants to win
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
OAKLAND Over the course of a 162-game season, every
team will go through some rough stretches.
Its just been a long time since the Oakland Athletics have
endured one at home.
Martin Perez pitched his second consecutive shutout to extend
his scoreless innings streak to 26 and the Texas Rangers wrapped
up a three-game sweep of the As with a 3-0 victory Wednesday.
Youre going to have your little lumps in the road, As third
baseman Josh Donaldson said. Everybody knows that here. We
just have to come back.
The As lost three straight for the rst time since last August and
were swept at home for the rst time since September 2012
against the Angels, ending a streak of 32 straight home series
with at least one win.
Texas rst sweep against Oakland since September 2012
moved the Rangers into rst place in the AL West, a half-game
ahead of the As.
They just beat us, manager Bob Melvin said. Not much you
can say about that. They played better than we did and deserved to
win. We just have to put it past us and get on the road and get a win
under our belt and start rolling again. They just beat us. Give them
credit.
Perez (4-0) outpitched Sonny Gray (3-1) in a heralded matchup
of emerging stars, allowing just three hits and two walks in his
rst start since throwing a three-hitter against the White Sox for
his rst career shutout.
I dont want to think
too much about my ERA
and the games that Ive
thrown before, Perez
said. Im going to focus
on my game today. We
had a great game.
Donnie Murphy home-
red and Michael Choice
scored one run and drove
in another for the
Rangers.
Perez, who also threw
eight scoreless innings
against Houston on April
13, is the rst Rangers
pitcher to have three
straight scoreless starts
since Kenny Rogers had
four straight over 30
innings in 2005. Perez
also joined Charlie
Hough in 1983 as the
only Texas pitchers to
have three straight starts
of at least eight scoreless
innings.
He knows how to
pitch, manager Ron
Washington said. He has
weapons and he can throw
them all for strikes and he
has poise. He does a great
job of staying with the
game plan and thats
something that hes
learned from last year,
how to study, how to go
out there and just execute
his pitches.
Rangers 3, As 0
Texas AB R H BI
Choice lf 4 1 1 1
Andrus ss 4 0 0 0
Rios rf 4 0 1 1
Fielder 1b 3 0 0 0
Moreland dh 2 0 0 0
Do.Murphy 2b 4 1 1 1
Chirinos c 4 0 1 0
L.Martin cf 4 1 1 0
Jo.Wilson 3b 3 0 2 0
Totals 32 3 7 3
Oakland AB R H BI
Gentry cf 4 0 0 0
Lowrie ss 4 0 1 0
Donaldson 3b 3 0 1 0
Cespedes lf 3 0 0 0
D.Norris c 2 0 1 0
Callaspo dh 3 0 0 0
Reddick rf 3 0 0 0
Punto 2b 3 0 0 0
Barton 1b 3 0 0 0
Totals 28 0 3 0
Texas 100 011 000 3 7 0
Oakland 000 000 000 0 3 1
EPunto (2). LOBTexas 8, Oakland 3. 2B
Donaldson (8). 3BRios (1). HRDo.Murphy
(1),off Gray. RBIsChoice(5),Rios(11),Do.Mur-
phy (7). SBJo.Wilson (1). SJo.Wilson.
Runners left in scoring positionTexas 5
(Do.Murphy, Rios, Andrus 3); Oakland 1
(Callaspo). RISPTexas 2 for 9; Oakland 0 for
2.
Runners moved upL.Martin. GIDPRios,
Moreland, Donaldson, Callaspo.
DPTexas 2 (Andrus, Do.Murphy, Fielder),
(M.Perez, Andrus, Fielder); Oakland 2 (Donald-
son,Punto,Barton),(Punto,Donaldson,Barton).
Texas IP H R ER BB SO
M.Perez W, 4-0 9 3 0 0 2 3
SanDiego IP H R ER BB SO
Gray L, 3-1 7 5 3 3 4 8
Pomeranz 1 0 0 0 1 2
Ji.Johnson 1 2 0 0 0 1
WPGray.
UmpiresHome, Larry Vanover; First, Angel
Hernandez; Second, Paul Nauert;Third, Adrian
Johnson.
T2:35. A18,340 (35,067).
Rangers finish
off sweep of As
The Scots took the lead in the third, send-
ing 10 batters to the plate amid a defensive
collapse by Burlingame. The Panthers were
charged with two errors in the inning, but it
could have easily been four. The rally started
with one out when Carlmonts Julian Billot
lifted a pop-up behind second base, but a
communication breakdown allowed the ball
to fall for a single. After a single by Aaron
Albaum, Nick Thompson singled to right to
drive home Billot with the tying run. Then an
ineld groundball off the bat of Kyle Barret
turned into a disaster when the ball was boot-
ed, and then thrown away, allowing Albaum
to plate with the go-ahead run with two errors
being charged on the play. Joe Pratt followed
with a sacrice y to right to bring home
Thompson.Vinny Bologna followed with
the big hit, singling to drive in Thompson
and Barret. Seubert later cashed in with an
RBI single, giving Carlmont a 5-1 lead.
In the sixth, the Scots ashed some defense
when Billot in left eld ranged in to make a
nice diving play, robbing Nick Franco of a hit.
In the seventh, the Scots scored two insur-
ance runs with two on and two outs on yet
another Burlingame infield error which
allowed Thompson and Pratt to score, stak-
ing Carlmont to a 7-1 lead.
The insurance runs loomed large as
Burlingame rallied against the Carlmont
bullpen in its nal at-bat. After walks to
Mitchell Geiser and Nick Mauro set the table,
Grifn Intieri lined a one-out single to load
the bases. Kennedy then scorched a long liner
to right-center, but Thompson in center eld
ranged from the opposite gap to make an out-
standing diving catch. Kennedys y out went
for a sacrice y to score Gaiser. And after a
walk to Kammuller, Carlmont turned to Pratt
to close it out. Pratt surrendered an RBI ineld
single to Englemann before inducing a
grounder to Seubert at shortstop to end it. The
save was Pratts rst of the year. Burlingame
right-hander Kevin Maltz took his third con-
secutive loss to fall to 1-3 despite a 1.17 ERA.
Thats a big [win], Loucks said. This
one really picks us up, especially for the M-
Agame on Friday for rst place.
Loucks is iron man
Loucks has been an iron man behind the
plate for Carlmont all season long, starting
all but one non-conference game this year. In
his rst year of varsity ball, Loucks was
viewed as a platoon option during the fall,
but the sophomore with the 6-foot-1 varsity
frame soon won the job outright.
You could see Loucks, it clicked and he
just took it, Sargent said.
Alifelong catcher, Loucks said he donned
the tools of ignorance as a 10 year old and
has been in the squat ever since.
I used to be an inelder but I started get-
ting stone hands, Loucks said. So, I kind
of moved myself behind the dish.
Bring on M-A
Meanwhile, Seubert has been a tough-luck
pitcher this season. He earned the win
Wednesday with six innings of three-hit
baseball to improve his record to 2-3. But
considering some of the losses hes endured,
the senior right-handers record should prob-
ably be above the .500 mark. Case in point
March 21 in a 6-3 loss to Menlo-Atherton
when he took a 3-0 lead into the sixth inning
only to see the Scots implode with Seubert
getting tagged for four unearned runs.
Its baseball, Seubert said. Youre going
to lose some the hard way. Youre going to
win some the tough way. Weve got a little
bit of season left and weve got to nish
strong. The past is the past.
Carlmont left the critical loss to M-Abehind
by winning four of its last ve league games.
Coupled with Sacred Heart Preps 9-8 win over
Menlo Wednesday, the Scots (4-3 in league,
11-9-1 overall) nd themselves in a three-way
tie with SHP and Menlo for third place in the
Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division. They
currently trail second-place Half Moon Bay by
a half game and, more importantly, are one
game back of rst-place M-A.
The Scots and the Bears meet Friday in a
critical rematch at Carlmont. First pitch is
scheduled for 4 p.m.
SPORTS 14
Thursday April 24, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
What is
Wagyu Beef?
The characters in the name Wagyu literally
mean Japanese Beef.
Only four breeds qualify to be called Wagyu:
the Japanese Black, Japanese Brown, Japanese
Shorthorn and Japanese Polled breed.
There are about 500 wagyu brands in Japan
Satsuma, Miyazaki, Hida, Sendai, Omi, Matsuzaka,
to name a few.
Kobe Beef is just one of the branded wagyu names.
Thus, not all Wagyu beef is Kobe Beef.
Wagyu calves are weaned soon after birth and stay
at the cow-calf farm up to 7 to 10 months on a milk
replacer diet.
Calves are sold at auction and raised on farms
which will feed each animal with a special diet of
rice straw and wheat roughage, adding whole corn
as the energy source grain.
Animals are typically fed for 600 days on this special
diet, during which time abundant marbling develops
in the meat and produces the white fat coloring.
Tremendous care is placed on each animal as
the nished wagyu beef can command a price of
$10,000 - $12,000 each.
Myth: All farms feed their animals with beer,
brush their hair daily, or comfort them with
classical music in the background. It is really up
to each farmers style.
What makes Japanese wagyu special?
Its texture, avor and aroma. And most distinct is
its marbling. It is the marbling that produces the
sweet taste and melt-in-your-mouth experience.
In Japan, the ne marbling is described as
(shimofuri) or frost sprinkles. The art
of making this prized beef is often judged on how
evenly the marbling appears in the meat.
The characters
in the name Wagyu
literally mean
Japanese Beef.

You can enjoy savory Satsuma and


Miyazaki brand Wagyu beef at
Bashamichi Restaurant, the new
hot spot in Millbrae.
1390 El Camino Real, Millbrae.
Convenient free parking on
lower level of La Quinta Inn.
www.bashamichirestaurant.com
Everything is going well. Its nice to see
the club really develop over the last two
years. Ive been there about ve years,
Bandov said. [Juventus is] a good place. It
has a good community feel along with the
competitive aspirations were all trying to
achieve. Its a rare balance you dont neces-
sarily nd at every club.
Bandov must know
what hes doing as hes
had success at virtually
every stop in his coach-
ing career. Granted, every
good team has the talent
to be successful, but it
takes a good coach to get
the best out of his play-
ers. His Mountain View
team advanced to the CCS
Division I seminals in 2013 and was the
No. 1 seed this season although the
Spartans were upset in the second round by
Santa Teresa.
At Juventus, his under-17 team the
Avanza captured the State Cup last spring
and made the nals of the prestigious Surf
Cup last November. Over the next few
weeks, Avanza will be participating in the
CYSAState Cup as well as the Northern
California State Cup.
Despite his success, Bandov is not neces-
sarily looking for bigger and better things.
He enjoys where he is right now, helping
young players develop.
Right now, being the assistant director
and being able to coach is a perfect t. Still
being young, I love working with the kids
on a daily basis. My favorite part is seeing
the kids mature both on the eld and off the
eld. Im still young. Im still learning
every day, Bandov said. I feel at home with
the Juventus club. I plan to be here for a
while.
***
The third annual Caada College Athletic
Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and
Banquet is scheduled for June 7 at the San
Mateo Elks Lodge.
This year, Caada will be inducting eight
more Colts alumni, led by longtime Major
League Baseball player Moises Alou, who
was a rst-round draft pick by Pittsburgh out
of Caada in 1986. Alou, who played in the
big league for 17 seasons, was a six-time
All-Star and won a World Series champi-
onship with the Florida Marlins in 1997.
Dennis Trixler was a golf medalist for the
Colts in 1977 and went on to play 18 years
on the PGATour, from 1980 to 1998. He
qualied for the U.S. Open ve times.
Frank Mangiola coached the Caada soccer
team from 1990 to 2004. He was a ve-time
conference coach of the year and earned
National Junior College Coach of the Year
honors in 1999.
Rocky Maguire was a state singles tennis
champion in 1974 and was part of the Colts
squad that won the state team title that same
year. Roger Keilig was part of the Colts
1971 state champion baseball team and was
a second-round pick of the Los Angeles
Dodgers. Polla Garibay was a soccer All-
American in 1975 and a member of the U.S.
Olympic Soccer team in 1976. John Defoe
was all-state, all-academic basketball selec-
tion in 1991 and 92. Sheryle Cattaneo was
a junior college All-American soccer player
in 1993.
Reservations for the event can be made
through Caada athletic director Mike
Garcia, who was inducted into the Hall of
Fame last year. He can be reached at garci-
amike@smccd.edu or 306-3212.
***
Former Menlo-Atherton tennis standout
Marietta Tuionetoa was part of BYU-Hawaiis
womens tennis team that captured its eighth
straight PacWest Conference championship.
Tuionetoa, a junior and ranked No. 23 in
singles in Division II, won a singles match
7-5, 6-0 and teamed with Marika Kobayashi
to win a doubles match as well as the
Seasiders defeated Hawaii Pacic 5-3 in the
championship match.
***
Hillsboroughs Claire Mancini nished
third in the womens division of the 2014
Silicon Valley International Triathlon in
Half Moon Bay Sunday.
Mancini covered the 0.93-mile swim,
24.9-mile bike ride and 6.2-run in a time of
2 hours, 23 minutes and 48 seconds.
The event was moved from Morgan Hill to
Half Moon Bay because of what race ofcials
said was drought conditions in the South
Bay city.
Robin Pomeroy of Folsom won the
womens division with a time of 2:14.54,
with Jessica Smith of Stanford second in a
time of 2:17.32.
On the mens side, Orindas Scott Frandsen
nished rst with a time 2:05.20, followed
by Ritch Viola of Tiburon just 12 seconds
behind. Third-place nisher Eric Clarkson of
Santa Cruz nished 15 seconds behind Viola.
All told, the top three mens nishers were
separated by just 27 seconds.
***
Hillsdale has an opening for a girls varsi-
ty soccer coach. Those interested in apply-
ing can ll out an application at
www.edjoin.org or contact athletic director
Brett Stevenson at
bstevenson@smuhsd.org.
Nathan Mollat can be reached by phone: 344-5200
ext. 117 or by email: nathan@smdailyjournal.com.
You follow him on Twitter@CheckkThissOutt.
Continued from page 11
LOUNGE
Ivan Bandov
Continued from page 11
SCOTS
If youre going to photobomb Skyline hitting coach John Quintell,
its best to go with the rock-st. Matt Fosse not only punctuated his
Skyline career with a classic photobomb, the sophomore is closing his
season on quite a hot streak.
As a part-time catcher, the Burlingame alumnus went a season and a
half without a batting average. Since tabbing his rst collegiate hit
March 22 against Hartnell, Fosse is hitting .364 (8 for 22), including
a 2-for-2 showing in a 7-4 rematch win over Hartnell Tuesday in
Skylines final home game of the year. Platooning with fellow
Burlingame grad Keaton Eichman, the catching tandem represents two
of six Burlingame grads on the Skyline roster this season; along with
center elder Michael Franco, rst baseman Dean Aliamus, inelder
Phil Cauleld and pitcher Tommy Cauleld. Skyline pitching coach
Tony Brunicardi is also a Panthers alum.
The Coast Conference regular season concludes Thursday. The Trojans
enter into play 10-13 in Coast Pacic Conference play, 14-21 overall,
and have clinched fourth place in the Coast Pacic Conference.
SCHOOL OF ROCK
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NHL playoffs
Blue Jackets 4, Penguins 3, OT
Nick Folignos wrist shot just inside the blue line
2:49 into overtime gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a
4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on
Wednesday night.
BLACKHAWKS 4, BLUES 3, OT
Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at
11:17 of overtime, and Chicago beat St. Louis to even
the rst-round playoff series at two games apiece.
STARS 4, DUCKS 2
Cody Eakin and Alex Goligoski scored 1:22 apart on
Dallas rst two shots in the third period and the Stars
beat top-seeded Anaheim in Game 4 to tie the series 2-2.
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East Division
W L Pct GB
New York 12 9 .571
Toronto 11 10 .524 1
Baltimore 10 10 .500 1 1/2
Tampa Bay 10 11 .476 2
Boston 10 12 .455 2 1/2
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Detroit 10 8 .556
Chicago 11 11 .500 1
Kansas City 10 10 .500 1
Minnesota 10 10 .500 1
Cleveland 10 11 .476 1 1/2
West Division
W L Pct GB
Texas 14 8 .636
As 13 8 .619 1/2
Los Angeles 10 11 .476 3 1/2
Seattle 8 13 .381 5 1/2
Houston 7 15 .318 7
WednesdaysGames
Texas 3,Oakland0
Seattle5,Houston3
Cleveland5,Kansas City3
Washington5,L.A.Angels 4
Baltimore10,Toronto8
ChicagoWhiteSox6,Detroit 4
Minnesota6,TampaBay4,12innings
Boston5,N.Y.Yankees 1
ThursdaysGames
As (Kazmir 2-0) at Houston(Oberholtzer 0-3),5:10p.m.
Royals (B.Chen1-1) at Cleveland(Kluber 1-2),9:05a.m.
ChiSox(Quintana1-1)atDetroit(Scherzer1-1),10:08a.m.
Twins (Nolasco1-2) atTampa(Bedard0-0),10:10a.m.
Os (B.Norris 0-2) atToronto(Hutchison1-1),4:07p.m.
Yanks(Sabathia2-2) atBoston(Doubront1-2),4:10p.m.
FridaysGames
Kansas Cityat Baltimore,4:05p.m.
L.A.Angels at N.Y.Yankees,4:05p.m.
BostonatToronto,4:07p.m.
Detroit at Minnesota,5:10p.m.
Oaklandat Houston,5:10p.m.
TampaBayat ChicagoWhiteSox,5:10p.m.
Texas at Seattle,7:10p.m.
Clevelandat SanFrancisco,7:15p.m.
AL GLANCE
East Division
W L Pct GB
Atlanta 14 7 .667
Washington 12 10 .545 2 1/2
New York 11 10 .524 3
Philadelphia 10 11 .476 4
Miami 10 12 .455 4 1/2
Central Division
W L Pct GB
Milwaukee 16 6 .727
St. Louis 12 10 .545 4
Cincinnati 10 11 .476 5 1/2
Pittsburgh 9 13 .409 7
Chicago 7 13 .350 8
West Division
W L Pct GB
Los Angeles 13 9 .591
Giants 12 10 .545 1/2
Colorado 12 11 .522 1
San Diego 10 12 .455 2 1/2
Arizona 6 18 .250 7 1/2
WednesdaysGames
Atlanta3,Miami 1
Arizona7,ChicagoCubs5
SanFrancisco12,Colorado10,11innings
Cincinnati 5,Pittsburgh2
Washington5,L.A.Angels4
N.Y.Mets3,St.Louis2
Milwaukee5,SanDiego2
L.A.Dodgers5,Philadelphia2
ThursdaysGames
Reds(Cingrani1-2)atPittsburgh(Cumpton0-0),9:35a.m.
Cards(Lynn4-0) at N.Y.Mets(Colon1-3),10:10a.m.
D-Backs(Bolsinger0-1)atCubs(E.Jackson1-1),11:20a.m.
Pads(Stults1-2)atWashington(Zimmermann1-1),4:05p.m.
Phils(K.Kendrick0-2)atL.A.Dodgers(Haren3-0),7:10p.m.
FridaysGames
SanDiegoatWashington,4:05p.m.
Miami at N.Y.Mets,4:10p.m.
Cincinnati at Atlanta,4:35p.m.
ChicagoCubsat Milwaukee,5:10p.m.
Pittsburghat St.Louis,5:15p.m.
Philadelphiaat Arizona,6:40p.m.
Coloradoat L.A.Dodgers,7:10p.m.
Clevelandat SanFrancisco,7:15p.m.
NL GLANCE
FIRSTROUND
Atlanta1, Indiana1
Saturday, April 19: Atlanta101, Indiana93
Tuesday, April 22: Indiana101, Atlanta85
Thursday, April 24: Indiana at Atlanta, 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 26: Indiana at Atlanta, 11 a.m.
Monday, April 28: Atlanta at Indiana, 5 p.m.
x-Thursday, May 1: Indiana at Atlanta,TBD
x-Saturday, May 3: Atlanta at Indiana,TBD
Miami 2, Charlotte0
Sunday, April 20: Miami 99, Charlotte88
Wednesday, April 23: Miami 101, Charlotte97
Saturday, April 26: Miami at Charlotte, 4 p.m.
Monday, April 28: Miami at Charlotte, 4 p.m.
x-Wednesday, April 30: Charlotte at Miami,TBD
x-Friday, May 2: Miami at Charlotte,TBD
x-Sunday, May 4: Charlotte at Miami,TBD
Brooklyn1, Toronto1
Saturday, April 19: Brooklyn94, Toronto87
Tuesday, April 22: Toronto100, Brooklyn95
Friday, April 25:Toronto at Brooklyn, 4 p.m.
Sunday, April 27:Toronto at Brooklyn, 4 p.m.
Wednesday, April 30: Brooklyn at Toronto,TBD
x-Friday, May 2:Toronto at Brooklyn,TBD
x-Sunday, May 4: Brooklyn at Toronto,TBD
Washington2, Chicago0
Sunday, April 20: Washington102, Chicago93
Tuesday,April22:Washington101,Chicago99,OT
Friday, April 25: Chicago at Washington, 5 p.m.
Sunday, April 27: Chicago at Washington, 10 a.m.
x-Tuesday,April 29:WashingtonatChicago,4or5p.m.
x-Thursday, May 1: Chicago at Washington,TBD
x-Saturday, May 3:Washington at Chicago,TBD
SanAntonio1, Dallas 1
Sunday, April 20: SanAntonio90, Dallas 85
Wednesday,April 23:Dallas113,San Antonio92
Saturday, April 26: San Antonio at Dallas, 1:30 p.m.
Monday, April 28: San Antonio at Dallas, 6:30 p.m.
x-Wednesday, April 30: Dallas at San Antonio,TBD
x-Friday, May 2: San Antonio at Dallas,TBD
x-Sunday, May 4: Dallas at San Antonio,TBD
OklahomaCity1, Memphis 0
Saturday,April 19: Oklahoma100, Memphis86
Monday,April21:Memphis111,Oklahoma105,OT
Thursday, April 24: Oklahoma at Memphis, 5 p.m.
Saturday,April 26:Oklahoma at Memphis,6:30 p.m.
x-Tuesday, April 29: Memphis at Oklahoma,TBD
x-Thursday, May 1: Oklahoma at Memphis,TBD
x-Saturday, May 3: Memphis at Oklahoma,TBD
GoldenState1, L.A. Clippers 1
Saturday, April 19: Warriors 109, Clippers 105
Monday,April21:L.A.Clippers138,GoldenState98
Thursday, April 24: Clippers at Warriors, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 27: Clippers at Warriors, 12:30 p.m.
x-Tuesday, April 29:Warriors at Clippers,TBD
x-Thursday, May 1: Clippers at Warriors,TBD
x-Saturday,May3:GoldenStateat L.A.Clippers,TBD
Portland1, Houston0
Sunday,April 20: Portland122,Houston120,OT
Wednesday, April 23: Portland 112, Houston
105
Friday, April 25: Houston at Portland, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 27: Houston at Portland, 6:30 p.m.
x-Wednesday, April 30: Portland at Houston,TBD
x-Friday, May 2: Houston at Portland,TBD
x-Sunday, May 4: Portland at Houston,TBD
NBA PLAYOFFS
THURSDAY
Badminton
Westmoor at Sequoia, Aragon at Mills, Woodside
at Capuchino, Terra Nova at Crystal Springs, San
Mateo at Hillsdale,Menlo-Atherton at Jefferson, 4
p.m.
Baseball
Los Altos at Serra,Westmoor at Harker, Sequoia at
Mills, Hillsdale at Aragon, Capuchino at Woodside,
Sacred Heart Prep at Terra Nova, 4 p.m.
Softball
Woodside at Carlmont, Sequoia at Hillsdale,
Burlingame at Capuchino, Crystal Springs at
Pinewood, 4 p.m.
Swimming
Carlmont at Mills,BurlingameatTerraNova,Menlo-
Atherton at Aragon, Capuchino at Jefferson, 3:30
p.m.
Boys tennis
Carlmont at Aragon,Burlingameat Hillsdale,Wood-
side at Menlo-Atherton, San Mateo at Mills, 4 p.m.
Trackandeld
San Mateo at Aragon, Sequoia at Terra Nova, Carl-
mont at Menlo-Atherton Burlingame/Woodside
at Hillsdale, 3 p.m.
FRIDAY
Baseball
Half Moon Bay at Burlingame, Menlo-Atherton at
Carlmont,Terra Nova at Menlo School, 4 p.m.
Softball
San Mateo at Mills, Crystal Springs at Priory, 4 p.m.
Girls lacrosse
Castilleja at Menlo-Atherton,Burlingame at Sacred
Heart Prep, Menlo School at Mitty, Notre Dame-SJ
at Woodside, 4 p.m.
WHATS ON TAP
BASEBALL
AmericanLeague
BOSTON RED SOXOptioned OF Daniel Nava
to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Alex Wilson from
Pawtucket.
CHICAGOWHITE SOXOptioned LHP Charlie
Leesman to Charlotte (IL).
HOUSTONASTROSAssignedRHPLucasHarrell
outright toOklahomaCity(PCL).RecalledRHPCollin
McHugh from Oklahoma City. Loaned 1B Japhet
Amador to Diablos Rojos del Mexico (Mexican
League).
TEXAS RANGERS Selected the contract of OF
Dan Robertson from Round Rock (PCL).Placed LHP
Pedro Figueroa on the 15-day DL.
National League
MIAMI MARLINS Optioned RHP Arquimedes
CaminerotoNewOrleans(PCL).RecalledRHPCarter
Capps from New Orleans. Sent RHP Jacob Turner
to Jupiter (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
PHILADELPHIAPHILLIES Activated LHP Cole
Hamels from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP B.J.
Rosenberg to Lehigh Valley (IL).
PITTSBURGH PIRATES Announced 1B Travis
Ishikawadeclinedoutright assignment andelected
free agency.
TRANSACTIONS
As reject 10-year Coliseum lease offer
OAKLAND The Oakland Athletics say they are stop-
ping negotiations to extend their lease at the Coliseum.
As President Michael Crowley issued the statement
Wednesday after the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Authority said the team owes more than $5 million in back
rent.
Crowley says the team owes no money and says rent pay-
ments were deducted in the past for items allowed under the
terms of the lease.
The As current lease at the Coliseum expires after the
2015 season, and the team rejected a 10-year extension
offer on Tuesday, saying the deal did not address all of our
issues.
The As have been searching for a new home for years,
complaining that O.co Coliseum is dilapidated and not con-
ducive to baseball. The team would like to move to San Jose
but is blocked by Major League Baseball rules that dene
Santa Clara County as the exclusive territory of the San
Francisco Giants.
Sports brief
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
MADRID Real Madrid hopes a narrow
home win put it in position to reach the
Champions League nal for the rst time
since 2002.
In a matchup of teams acclaimed to be the
best in Europe this season, Karim Benzema
scored in the 19th minute to give the Los
Blancos a 1-0 victory over defending cham-
pion Bayern Munich on Wednesday night in
the rst leg of their seminal.
We have a nice advantage and if we score,
we can complicate things for them, Madrid
star Cristiano Ronaldo said.
The second leg is Tuesday in Munich.
Chelsea hosts the other semifinal next
Wednesday following a 0-0 tie at Atletico
Madrid this week.
If you want to do damage, you have to go
for the victory because 1-0 is not deni-
tive, Madrid defender Sergio Ramos said.
But its a good result to take to Munich.
Madrid, which beat Bayer Leverkusen in
2002 for the last of its record nine European
titles, has been knocked out of the semi-
nals for three straight years. The hosts dom-
inated before a crowd of 79,283, outshoot-
ing Bayern 16-9 and maintaining 64 percent
possession.
They had chances to score more goals,
denitely, Bayern coach Pep Guardiola.
We probably should have created a few more
scoring chances. (But) they have a very
good defense.
Benzema scored on a counterattack when
Cristiano Ronaldo found Fabio Coentrao
speeding down a ank. Coentrao crossed for
Benzema, who tapped the ball past goal-
keeper Manuel Neuer from 4 yards.
Ronaldo returned from a left leg injury that
had sidelined him from April 2 and missed a
number of scoring opportunities. Ronaldo
was replaced in the 73rd by Gareth Bale.
Benzema gives Real Madrid 1-0 win over Bayern Munich
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
PHOENIX Of course, the
NBAs most improved team would
have its most improved player.
Goran Dragic, whose breakout
season helped the Phoenix Suns
make a remarkable transformation,
was presented the most improved
award at a ceremony Wednesday at
US Airways Center.
The 6-foot-3 Slovenian, who
turns 28 in two weeks, ourished
under first-year coach Jeff
Hornaceks double-point guard
system, teaming with Eric Bledsoe
to form a dynamic backcourt.
Dragic averaged 20.5 points and
5.9 assists per game, shooting
50.5 percent from the eld, 40.8
percent on 3-pointers. He was the
only player in the NBA to shoot
better than 50 percent from the
eld and 40 percent from 3-point
range.
The main thing was my con-
dence this year, he said. I feel
that my teammates, they trust me.
The coaches trust me. I can play
my game, be condent, be tough
and then shoot the ball better.
Dragic recalled the doubters
when he came into the league.
I can remember one quote from a
newspaper, somebody said that
Im the worst player in the NBA
and my last name should not be
Dragic but tragic, he said. That
sticks in your head. It sticks in my
head. On the practice court, I
always have this in my mind.
Suns Dragic is
the NBAs Most
Improved Player
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We realized that if we played our game and
do the things that we worked on wed be suc-
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were just playing free, so were just going to
try and achieve that.
Whether the Clippers can duplicate that per-
formance on the road is another matter.
For all the success Los Angeles has had in
recent seasons, the twice-reigning Pacic
Division champions have struggled at Oracle
Arena. The Clippers have lost 15 of their last
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meetings. And they have never played at
Golden State in the playoffs, when the crowd
often reaches even higher decibels.
Its going to be loud. Its going to be excit-
ing. I think every basketball player loves
playing in an environment like that, Grifn
said. Weve played in places that are pretty
loud before, especially in the playoffs. Ive
heard good things about the crowd and were
looking forward to it. Absolutely.
Of course, home court has not always been
an advantage for the Warriors this season.
The Warriors went 27-14 at home, including
2-0 against the Clippers, but they had several
head-scratching setbacks in Oakland. That
included home losses to lesser teams such as
Denver (twice), Cleveland, Minnesota, New
York, Washington and Charlotte.
Golden State has taken advantage of its
home court its last two trips to the playoffs.
The Warriors are a combined 6-0 at Oracle
Arena in the rst round in 2007 against Dallas
and last season against Denver.
Hearing the roar of the crowd making a big
play, it gets you hyped, it gets you feeling
good, Warriors shooting guard Klay
Thompson said. It denitely wont hurt
being home.
Game 4 and Game 6, if necessary, also will
be in Oakland where the Warriors promise
to make things tougher for the Clippers than
they ever did in Game 2.
Were not going to quit. Were not going to
just lie down and allow a team to do what they
want against us, Curry said. Were going to
be physical, come back and its about that
competitive re for Game 3 that were going
to need to get it done to protect our home
court.
Continued from page 11
WARRIORS
You cant give a team like the L.A. Kings
any life. Theyre going to come to play.
The Kings regrouped after two embarrass-
ments at the Shark Tank to open the series,
playing two solid periods to open Game 3
before surrendering 23 shots and a lead in
the third. Los Angeles also played well in
overtime, but lost on the Sharks rst shot
of extra time.
The Kings realize theyll need every bit of
their playoff experience to pull off an
unlikely comeback, but they didnt seem
discouraged after a meeting at their training
complex.
Were going to come out and throw
everything at them, Anze Kopitar said.
The Kings havent trailed 0-3 in a playoff
series since 2000, and only three teams in
NHL history have rallied from that decit to
win a series. Los Angeles forwards Mike
Richards and Jeff Carter were with the Flyers
in 2010 Carter was injured when
Philadelphia rallied from three games down
to beat Boston.
Three-oh is a big hole, but its been done
before, said Carter, who scored his rst
goal in his last six playoff games Tuesday.
You win one game and you start to get some
momentum going. We have to go into their
building and win two games. You have to
approach it as one game. You win that one
game, you put a little doubt in their mind
and they know that were coming.
The Sharks have exploited Quicks
aggressive, scrambling style in the rst
three games, making the Stanley Cup-win-
ning goalie look positively ordinary. San
Joses speed in the neutral zone has led to
numerous quality chances, and the Sharks
passing ability and puck pursuit have made
Quick pay for his gambles.
Quicks .852 save percentage is nearly the
worst in the NHL playoffs, a shocker for a
team with success built on defense. The
Kings top offensive players improved in
Game 3, with Carter and Marian Gaborik
getting their rst goals of the series, but
theyll likely have to do even more to earn
another trip to the Shark Tank this weekend.
You just cant look at the mountain and
expect to do it all at once, Richards said.
Its a process. Its a time to be excited
about the opportunity. Not many teams
have done this.
Continued from page 11
SHARKS
Mavs roll past Spurs
113-92, even series at 1-1
SAN ANTONIO Monta Ellis scored 21
points and the Dallas Mavericks rolled to a
113-92 victory over San Antonio on
Wednesday night, snapping a 10-game skid
against the Spurs and evening their rst-
round series at a game apiece.
Shawn Marion scored 20 points, Dirk
Nowitzki added 16, Devin Harris had 18 and
Jose Calderon 12 for Dallas, which never
trailed after the opening minutes of the sec-
ond quarter.
Manu Ginobili had 27 points, Tony
Parker added 12 and Tim Duncan 11 for the
Spurs.
Dallas didnt relent in Game 2 after blow-
ing a 10-point lead in the nal eight min-
utes of the series opener. San Antonios
ineptness had as much to do with tying the
series, however. The Spurs averaged 14.4
turnovers during the regular season, but had
15 with 3 minutes left in the rst half. They
nished with 22 turnovers, which resulted
in 33 points for the Mavericks.
Game 3 is scheduled for Saturday at 1:30
p.m. in Dallas.
Heat take 2-0 lead over
Bobcats with 101-97 win
MIAMI LeBron James drove to the rim
as time was winding down, got clobbered by
Josh McRoberts and sat on the hardwood
gathering himself for a few seconds after-
ward.
It was tting. Miami took Charlottes
best shot, and survived.
James scored 32 points and added eight
assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and
the Heat wasted two big leads before hang-
ing on to beat the Bobcats 101-97 on
Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their
Eastern Conference rst-round series.
We can play better basketball, James
said. We havent played our best basket-
ball.
Dwyane Wade scored 15 points, and had a
steal in the nal seconds to seal the win for
Miami. He stripped the ball from Chris
Douglas-Roberts with the Heat protecting a
three-point lead with about 3 seconds left,
and the Bobcats never got another shot off.
Game 3 is Saturday in Charlotte. The Heat
were the NBAs only higher-seed to open the
playoffs with two home wins.
NBA playoffs
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NEW YORK Every so often a revolu-
tion transforms something truly basic, ren-
dering the status quo somewhat, well, prim-
itive.
First came covered sewers, then indoor
plumbing and ush toilets. Now, one bath-
room at a time, another major shift in toilet
hygiene is quietly underway. Anew genera-
tion of toilets may one day make toilet
paper and the need to put ones hands
anywhere near the unspeakable seem like
chamber pots and outhouses: outdated and
somewhat messy throwbacks reserved for
camping trips.
Unlike traditional toilets, the high-tech
version washes from behind and if
desired in front with water. Better models
allow for temperature, direction and pres-
sure control, and have retractable spritzing
wands and automatic driers as well. The best
feature warm seats, automatic motion sen-
sors to raise the lid, buttons to raise the
seat, nightlights, self-cleaning mecha-
nisms, music to mask unpleasant sounds,
deodorizer spritzers and other conven-
iences.
Paper just distributes the problem, said
Lenora Campos, a spokeswoman for
Georgia-based Toto USA. Toto, the
Japanese company that pioneered the mod-
ern electronic toilet seat, has sold 34 mil-
lion of them globally. We wash most
things with water and wouldnt dream of
wiping a dish or anything else with a piece
of paper and calling it clean. So why should
personal hygiene be any different?
Toto began marketing the Washlet in
Japan in 1980. Now 74 percent of Japanese
households have toilets of the high-tech
persuasion, making them more common
there than home computers.
The concept of electronic toilets that
cleanse with water widely known as bidet
toilets or Washlets has spread interna-
tionally over time, and dozens of compa-
nies around the world, including Inax,
Brondell and Kohler, are producing them.
Although most popular in Asia, basic ver-
sions are becoming standard in much of the
Middle East and South America, where
cleansing with water has long been pre-
ferred to paper. They are nally becoming
more popular in Europe, where boudoir
paper was introduced in the 19th century,
and in equally paper-centric North America.
They have been a long time coming.
In the U.S., bidets were always seen as
European, and an oddity of the French,
said Rose George, author of The Big
Necessity: The Unmentionable World of
Human Waste and Why It Matters
(Metropolitan Books, 2008).
In addition to general squeamishness
about discussing the way we clean our-
selves, some in the U.S. worried about the
high-tech toilets requirement that a ground-
ed electrical outlet be nearby, or thought the
early control panels made the toilets look
clumsy.
That said, the predecessor to modern
high-tech toilets was actually invented in
the United States, by Arnold Cohen of
Brooklyn, who patented a pedal-operated
seat hed designed as a sort of sophisticated
sitz-bath to help his ailing father. He found-
ed the American Bidet Company in 1964,
marketing his product as an American way
to bidet and the rst wash and dry toilet.
But the subject was considered too vulgar
for ads.
I installed thousands of my seats all over
the suburbs of New York, and we had ofces
all across the country, said Cohen, whose
company still exists. But advertising was
a next-to-impossible challenge. Nobody
wants to hear about Tushy Washing 101.
The place where his invention really took
off was Japan. I licensed to the Toto com-
pany and sent container after container to
Japan, said Cohen, whose patent later
expired.
Toto came up with a more sophisticated
version and by 1980 had trademarked the
Washlet. Sleek, electronic and no longer
marketed as primarily a bidet, it became
available in the U.S. in 1989. But it took
another 20 years for mainstream American
vendors like Home Depot and Lowes to
embrace the technology and for prices to
High-tech toilet seats: No hands or paper required
Unlike traditional toilets,the high-tech version washes from behind and if desired in front
with water.
See TOILETS, Page 24
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Thursday April 24, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
By Jennifer Forker
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Its convenient to pick up some laundry
detergent at the store, but its not difcult to
create your own.
Soap and water are a time-tested duo
against dirt and germs, and homemade
cleaners can carry away grime without added
chemicals or perfumes.
All it takes are a few, simple ingredients
to make laundry detergent liquid or pow-
der and fabric softener. Then cut down on
drying time and static cling by tumbling
wet clothes with homemade dryer balls.
Faith Goguen Rodgers switch to home-
made cleaners began a few years ago after
she used a commercial-brand cleaner on the
bathtub.
Id cleaned it, and then I really didnt
want to get in it. The bleach smell and feel
it didnt feel good, she says.
Then when I had kids, it didnt make
sense at all. It feels a lot safer knowing
whats in my cleaners.
Rodgers is an herbalist with three young
children who creates all the cleaners she
uses in her Lafayette, Colo., home even
the toothpaste. While the health piece is
really big for her, shes also motivated by
cost.
You save a ton of money making your
own, she says, especially if you buy ingre-
dients in bulk.
Homemade cleaners, particularly laundry
soap, lack much odor, but a pretty scent can
be added with essential oils. This lifts the
laundry-detergent-making project up a
notch adding some olfactory fun.
You and your family can get creative and
come up with your own signature laundry
scent, Rodgers writes on The Little Herbal
blog, where she posts her natural cleaning
recipes. Our laundry comes out clean and
smelling fresh.
Her favorite combinations of essential
oils for laundry detergent include lemon and
eucalyptus, orange and geranium, and
grapefruit and lavender.
Sherri Griffins foray into homemade
laundry soap began when she got a rash and
wanted something gentler than store-
bought laundry detergent. She started
researching alternatives, and recommends
checking out whats in commercially made
products on the Environmental Working
Groups website.
An Orlando, Fla., nurse, Grifn started a
blog, Overthrow Martha, to educate people
about natural cleaners. Besides sharing a
fabric softener recipe, she recommends sim-
ple-to-make dryer balls. Dryer balls
decrease drying time, eliminate static cling
and decrease wrinkles, she says. Essential
oils can be added to them every few loads to
softly scent clothes.
I often hear that people cant give up the
fresh smell they get from using dryer
sheets, but what people dont understand is
that smell comes from . chemicals, says
Grifn.
Karyn Siegel-Maier shares laundry and
other green cleaning formulas in The
Naturally Clean Home (Storey, 2008). The
publisher recently posted her recipes for
liquid and powder laundry detergent at its
blog, Inside Storey, to sanitize, soften and
scent clothes and linens naturally.
Some recipes from these experts:
RODGERS HOMEMADE
LAUNDRY DETERGENT (POWDER)
Supplies:
3 cups washing soda (similar to baking
soda; look for it near laundry products at the
supermarket)
3 cups borax
1 cup baking soda
1 bar of castile (olive oil-based) soap,
such as Dr. Bronners Pure Castile Soap
Pure, organic essential oils (optional)
Directions:
1. Grate the bar of soap into a small bowl
and set aside.
2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the
washing soda, borax and baking soda. Mix
well to get rid of clumps. Add the essential
oils, if desired. Mix them into the powder
well to avoid clumping.
3. Add the grated soap and mix ingredi-
ents together.
4. Store detergent in a half-gallon mason
jar or other well-sealed container. Use 2 to 4
heaping tablespoons per load of laundry.
BASIC LAUNDRY LIQUID
FORMULA FROM SIEGEL-MAIERS
THE NATURALLY CLEAN HOME
Supplies:
2 1/4 cups liquid castile soap
1/4 cup white distilled vinegar
1 tablespoon glycerin
3/4 cup water
10 to 15 drops essential oil of your
choice (or skip the essential oils by using a
scented liquid castile soap)
Directions: Combine all the ingredients
in a plastic container or squirt bottle. Shake
once or twice before adding to the wash. Use
1/4 cup per average load; 1/2 cup for extra
large or heavily soiled loads.
GRIFFINS NATURAL
LAUNDRY FABRIC SOFTENER
Supplies:
3 cups white vinegar
1/4 cup rubbing alcohol
Making your own laundry detergent can be easy
All it takes are a few,simple ingredients to make laundry detergent liquid or powder and
fabric softener.
See LAUNDRY, Page 24
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Thursday April 24, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
By Michelle Spitzer
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
About this time of year, Lee Neiman
walks outside to his backyard every morn-
ing and impatiently counts the days.
Its not until late March or early April that
the backyard paradise at his Pittsburgh
home usually returns to life. The cascading
waterfall starts running again and the pond
catching it thaws. The sh that went dor-
mant below a sheet of ice during the winter
swim back into view.
Im looking forward to that rst cup of
coffee by the pond, said Neiman, a doctor
practicing internal medicine. What I really
like is at night when I can open the win-
dows and hear the waterfall.
Backyard ponds, which range from the
simple to the elaborate, can become a pas-
sion for many gardeners. And technological
improvements over the past 15 years have
made it easier and more economical than
ever to build one.
The pumps today are much more energy-
efcient and last a lot longer, said Randy
Stewart, division manager for
Pondliner.com, a Shawnee, Okla.- based
company that has been selling such sup-
plies since 1998. As for the ltration sys-
tems, some can clean with minimal mainte-
nance. You can now maintain your pond
wearing dress clothes instead of standing in
the pond, pulling out the system and get-
ting dirty.
Neiman was introduced to backyard ponds
about 15 years ago when several of his
friends had them.
I was envious of what I saw and decided
to proceed and do it myself with the help of
my son, Neiman said.
Three years ago, he hired someone to
expand the original pond. It now stands 6
feet wide and 12 feet long, and has 16 sh
koi, goldsh and one catsh. The larger
pond is more practical and benecial for sh
and plants, Neiman said. Plus, it looks
nicer.
Many people who build backyard ponds
end up expanding them, said Bob Dorrance,
founder and operator of www.backyard-
pond-guide.com , a website devoted to ama-
teur pond enthusiasts.
The rst one never seems big enough,
Dorrance said. Youre always adding some-
thing little to it lights, owers, bushes,
whatever your taste is. You can probably
look at 100 ponds and they are all different.
You can make it your own according to
whatever you like.
Getting started, he said, is the most daunt-
ing step.
The hardest part is digging the hole, he
said. If you get a couple strong people to
get out there and build the hole, youre in
good shape.
Before you dig, design the pond, taking
into consideration the surrounding trees and
vegetation, he said. Be sure to follow any
homeowners association or other regula-
tions for the property.
Once the hole is dug, Dorrance said, line
it with a quality, thick liner. Investing a lit-
tle more will be worth it to avoid holes or
tears.
Its a myth that backyard ponds do best in
warm climates, he said. They can thrive
pretty much anywhere.
Northern ponds just need a little extra
preparation for winter.
All you have to do is get a lightweight
net and put it over the top of the pond to
keep leaves and debris out of it, Dorrance
said. Also, make sure you pull any acces-
sories out of the water, like lters or UV
lights, so they dont freeze.
Those who live in colder climates may
lose some vegetation each winter, but if you
plan you can minimize the loss.
And winter should not hurt the sh that
call your backyard pond home.
All the sh will go to the very bottom of
the pond and go dormant for the winter,
Dorrance said. You do need to have a small
hole to allow any gases to escape.
Algae buildup is usually the biggest prob-
lem pond owners face wherever they live, he
said. The solution is a water pump and an
ultraviolet clarifier, a small device that
exposes algae to UVlight and kills it. They
can run anywhere from $100 to nearly
$2,000.
Living in warm, central Florida, Sonny
Alansky gets to enjoy his pond year-round.
Just off his backyard porch, the pond meas-
ures 37 feet in diameter, and includes three
waterfalls, 14 koi, and a plethora of tropical
vegetation such as palm trees, hibiscus and
birds of paradise.
Alansky, a retired electrician, designed
the pond about three years ago when he
moved into his Rockledge, Fla. home.
Im out here every day enjoying it,
Alansky said. I love coming out and feed-
ing the sh. They see me coming and they
swim right up to me.
Hes always adding something new,
whether its more decorative stones or more
devices to deter predators; hes already lost
one sh to a heron. Fake alligators and owls
and even a motion-detector sprinkler help
protect the sh.
Backyard ponds: Bringing the resort feel home
Before you dig, design the pond, taking into consideration the surrounding vegetation.
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Thursday April 24, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
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member of the Family Business, joining a brokerage
with my mom and uncle as the bosses has not been
without its different views and opinions. The ability
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embracing the new technology that saves time,
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come down enough for average consumers.
We bugged Home Depot and other stores
for seven or eight years before they nally
agreed to carry bidet toilets, said Steve
Scheer, president of Brondell, a San
Francisco-based company that has been
making high-tech models like the Swash
toilet seat since 2003.
Totos top-of-the-line Neorest toilet, a
tankless wonder with all the gizmos, comes
out this fall priced at around $10,000. Most
high-tech seats with important features such
as a retractable wand and a drier cost between
$450 and $1,800, and some basic water-
cleansing models made by lesser-known
companies now sell for under $40.
Its a very experience-driven product, and
is hard to explain to someone whos never
tried a high-tech toilet. But the taboo is def-
initely beginning to lift, Scheer said.
People used to giggle and make jokes when
I explained our products. Now a lot of people
have heard about them or tried them and are
more interested.
There are roughly 1.5 million high-tech
seats in use in the United States, and mil-
lions more featuring more basic, non-elec-
tric, water-cleansing methods such as attach-
ments and sprayers. Although high-tech toi-
lets still account for a scant 1 percent of toi-
lets in the U.S., Brondell and Toto both esti-
mate growth in the high-tech segment at
around 15 percent or more per year, and sig-
nicantly higher than that in the last two
years. And this despite minimal advertising.
Toilets at Googles California campus
have been equipped with high-tech Tot o
seats, according to the company. And
Brondells Swash 1000 will be a standard
option on Gulfstreams new G650 jets,
Scheer said.
A lot of times it starts when somebody
buys one and then has some friends over for
a dinner party. Their guests give it a try and
then ask, Where in the world did you get
that? said David Krakoff, head of sales for
America of Toto USA.
So far, the seats seem most popular in larg-
er cities on the East and West coasts, and in
areas with large Hispanic populations. They
seem to be gaining ground quickly among
baby boomers and those who care for the eld-
erly, as well as those interested in high-tech
and environmentally friendly products.
Scheer said the new type of toilet uses
much less water and electricity than is
required to produce toilet paper. Because the
water stream is small and aerated, each use
of a high-tech seat requires under one- to
two-tenths of a gallon of water, he said.
Continued from page 21
TOILETS
20 drops of essential oil (optional)
Directions: Combine all ingredients in a
glass jar and shake. Add to the fabric soften-
er dispenser of washing machine.
GRIFFINS WOOL DRYER BALLS
Supplies:
100 percent wool yarn
Pantyhose
Essential oil (optional)
Directions:
1. Wrap wool yarn around two or three n-
gers at least a dozen times, then make a bow
by wrapping yarn tightly around middle of
wrapped yarn. Bring the two sides together
and continue wrapping tightly in different
directions to make a small ball the size of a
lemon. Repeat to make several balls.
2. Push the wool balls into one pantyhose
leg, knotting the pantyhose between each
ball so they dont touch. Run through the
washer with a load of towels on hot cycle,
then toss into dryer on hot. Once dry,
remove from pantyhose. Each ball should
appear felted the wool bers tightly
adhered. Snip any loose strands.
To use:
1. Scent balls with essential oil, if desired
(itll last a few loads).
2. Toss at least 2 balls into dryer with wet
laundry.
Continued from page 22
LAUNDRY
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Thursday April 24, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
Childrens art absolutely has a place in home decor and can
add a welcome personal touch.
By Melissa Kossler Dutton
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Its a conundrum many parents face:
what to do with the steady ow of draw-
ings, paintings, collages and more that
children bring home from school and
camp? Which are the keepers and
besides sticking them up on the refrig-
erator with magnets how can you dis-
play them creatively?
They caught me throwing some
away, and they were not happy about
it, Mandy Rose of Carterville, Ill.,
said of her three children.
Rose, who loves to decorate her
house and writes about it at house-
ofroseblog.com, decided to combine
some of her kids work with profession-
al pieces and family photos in a mon-
tage on her dining room wall. She even
commissioned one of the kids to create
a nger painting for an eye-catching
frame she had bought.
People always ask, Did your kids
make that? she said. Its a real con-
versation starter.
Childrens art absolutely has a place
in home decor and can add a welcome
personal touch, said Esther Sadowsky,
owner of Charm & Whimsy, an interior
design rm in Jersey City, N.J.
Sometimes my jaw drops when I see
the work of my customers children,
she said. Childrens art displayed in a
house its a home then.
Like Rose, she suggests displaying
kids works in art groupings. She often
lays out the pieces on the oor so she
and her client can visualize how they t
together. You can make a beautiful
arrangement, said Sadowsky, who has
a painting she made as a 12-year-old
hanging in her own living room.
Rose laid out the items for her
gallery wall on the oor as well. She
snapped photos of various arrange-
ments so she could compare them, and
went through her house to nd frames in
the same color palette to create cohe-
sion in the grouping.
Sadowsky has sent parents to big box
stores or craft stores to buy inexpen-
sive frames. Its possible to nd frames
with precut mats for a more profession-
al look. Do-it-yourselfers also can use
construction paper or foam core to cre-
ate mats for artwork, she said.
In her childrens playroom, Rose
strung wire between two hooks and
allows the kids to pick and choose what
they want to hang up. The setup allows
them to highlight favorite paintings
and projects until they make something
they like better.
Finding a temporary place like that to
display work makes sense, agreed Jeffry
Cudlin, a professor of curatorial studies
and practice at Maryland Institute
College of Art in Baltimore. He routine-
ly highlights the work of his 4-year-old
son, Miles, at home to show him that
the family values handmade art.
Cudlin uses binder clips to hang
Miles art in an ornate frame that usual-
ly hangs in his dining room; the clips
mean he can rotate different pieces
through the frame for an ever-changing
display.
Deciding which pieces to keep long-
term can be a challenge, Cudlin said. He
looks for work that includes loved ones
or commemorates a special event. He
routinely frames Miles work and gives
it to family members who are represent-
ed in the drawing.
He also finds that he appreciates
many of his sons drawings more after
he asks questions about them. The art
provides insights into how the pre-
schooler views the world, and helps
preserve his thoughts, Cudlin said.
His way of thinking about things
the way he experiences the world
youre not going to get that back, he
said.
Cali Sanker, education coordinator of
the Ohio State University Urban Arts
Space in Columbus, recommends sav-
ing a childs pieces from various ages to
create an artistic record of his or her
growth.
It is not only a special way to remi-
nisce about your childs younger years,
but a special way of embracing how
much they have grown, she said.
Finger-paint: Kids art adds personal touch
Sometimes my jaw drops when
I see the work of my customers children. ...
Childrens art displayed in a house its a home then.
Esther Sadowsky, owner of Charm & Whimsy
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THURSDAY, APRIL 24
AARP Smart Driver refresher
class. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. San
Bruno Senior Center, 1555 Crystal
Springs Road, San Bruno. $15 for
AARP members and $20 for non-
members. For more information call
616-7150.
Lifetree Cafe Conversations. 9:15
a.m. Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095
Cloud Ave., Menlo Park.
Complimentary snacks and bever-
ages. For more information call 854-
5897.
Musicals of the 40s: On the Town
(1949). 1 p.m. City of San Mateo
Senior Center, 2645 Alameda de las
Pulgas, San Mateo. Free. For more
information call 522-7490.
Movies for school-age children:
Despicable Me. 3:30 p.m. San
Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third
Ave., San Mateo. Rated G. 99 min-
utes. Free. For more information call
522-7838.
Exploring the Inexplicable, A Solo
Show, Paintings by Katrina
Magowan. 5:30 p.m. The Studio
Shop, 244 Primrose Road,
Burlingame. Free. For more informa-
tion call 344-1378.
Notre Dam de Namur University
presents De Espaa Vengo! 7:30
p.m. Taube Center, Notre Dame de
Namur University, 1500 Ralston Ave.,
Belmont. $25 for general admission,
$15 for students and seniors. Tickets
available at www.brownpapertick-
ets.com/event/582766.
FRIDAY, APRIL 25
Gamble Gardens craft fair, plants
and music fair. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Gamble Gardens, 1431 Waverly St.,
Palo Alto. Food, handmade jewelry,
garden furniture, antiques, unique
plants. Free. For more information
call 591-6565.
New Living Expo. 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
San Mateo Event Center, 2495 S.
Delaware St., San Mateo. 200
exhibits, 100 plus speakers, panels,
music and yoga. $15 to $30. For
more information go to
www.newlivingexpo.com or call
(415) 382-8300.
Belmont Library Community
Poetry Slam. 7 p.m. Belmont
Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas,
Belmont. Read your own original
work, a favorite poem by someone
else or just come to listen and enjoy.
For more information email con-
rad@smcl.org.
Many Dances. 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Senior Center,
1455 Madison Ave., Redwood City.
$5. For more information call 747-
0264.
Author Roxanne Lance Book
Signing Event. 11 a.m. Reach and
Teach, 144 W. 25th Ave., San Mateo.
For more information call (405) 458-
5642.
San Carlos Fine Art Association.
Spring Gallery Show. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
San Carlos Adult Community Center,
601 Chestnut St., San Carlos. Free.
For more information call 400-8623.
Notre Dame de Namur University
presents De Espaa Vengo! 7:30
p.m. Taube Center, Notre Dame de
Namur University, 1500 Ralston Ave.,
Belmont. $25 for general admission,
$15 for students and seniors. Tickets
available at www.brownpapertick-
ets.com/event/582766.
Buy one, get one free at the Book
Nook. Noon to 4 p.m. Twin Pines
Park, 1 Cottage Lane, Belmont. All
proceeds benefit the Belmont
Library. For more information go to
www.thefobl.org or call 593-5650.
SATURDAY, APRIL 26
Belmont Celebrates National
Volunteer Month and Earth Day.
Ralston Avenue, Belmont. For more
information email parksrec@bel-
mont.gov.
Community Breakfast. 8:30 a.m. to
11 a.m. The American Legion San
Bruno Post No. 409, 757 San Mateo
Ave., San Bruno. There will be eggs,
pancakes, bacon, French toast,
omelets, juice and coffee. $8 per
person, $5 for children under 10.
Enjoy the friendship and service
from American Legion members.
Fourth Annual Sequoia 5K
Stampede. 9 a.m. to noon. 1201
Brewster Ave., Redwood City. Prices
vary. For more information call 361-
1000.
Pacica Earth Day of Action and
EcoFest. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pacica.
Citywide clean ups from 9 a.m. to 3
p.m. in Pacica. From 11:30 a.m. to 3
p.m. there will be an EcoFest at
Linda Mar Beach in Pacifica. For
more information go to www.paci-
cabeachcoalition.org.
Build Your Website Today with
Learn WordPress in a Day. 9 a.m. to
3 p.m. Bayshore Corporate Center,
170 S. Amphlett Blvd., Suite 250, San
Mateo.
Arbor and Earth Day. 10 a.m. to
noon. Rotary Park, South Ashton,
Millbrae. For more information call
259-2339.
National Drug Take Back Day. 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. Redwood City Police
Department, 1301 Maple St.,
Redwood City.
Child Safety Day. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Central Middle School Playground,
701 Cedar St., San Carlos. There will
be a bicycle safety course, a bicycle
obstacle course, childs car seat
inspections, ID kits and more. For
more information call 366-0626.
Museum Sale. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 534
Commercial Ave., South San
Francisco. Sales will raise money to
fix the museum kitchen at 519
Grand Ave., South San Francisco.
Gamble Gardens Craft Faire,
Plants and Music Fair. 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. Gamble Gardens, 1431
Waverley St., Palo Alto. Food, hand-
made jewelry, garden furniture,
antiques and unique plants. Free.
For more information call 591-6565.
Friends of the Belmont Librarys
Spring Sale. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de
las Pulgas, Belmont. All books, CDs,
DVDs and tapes are 20 to 50 percent
off. Selected paperbacks are 10 for
$1. For information call 593-5650 or
go to www.thefobl.org.
New Living Expo. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
San Mateo Event Center, 2495 S.
Delaware St., San Mateo. 200
exhibits, 100 plus speakers, panels,
music and yoga. $15 to $30. For
more information go to
www.newlivingexpo.com or call
(415) 382-8300.
Save Water and Have Your
Vegetables Too Class by
Common Ground Garden Supply
and Education Center. 10:30 a.m.
to 12:30 p.m. 559 College Ave., Palo
Alto. Taught by Rosalind Creasy. $31.
For more information call 493-6072.
Book signing for Belmont, a new
pictorial history book by local
author Cynthia McCarthy. 11 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Barnes and Noble, 11 W.
Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo. Free and
open to the public. Books will be
available for purchase. For more
information call 341-5560.
Groovy Judy loves Mother Earth.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Earth Day Ecofest
Celebration, Linda Mar Beach,
Pacica.
CHARMIT! Design a charm con-
test. 11 a.m. Cheeky Monkey Toys,
640 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park.
Ages 14 and younger. For more
information email
kscibetta@cheekymonkeytoys.com.
Open House at Antiques and
More. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Antiques and
More, 1148 El Camino Real, San
Carlos. In honor of the stores grand
opening, there will be an open
house. Refreshments will be avail-
able and there will be drawings for
gift certicates. For more informa-
tion go to www.antiquesandmore-
sancarlos.com.
Millbrae Library Chinese Book
Club and Cultural Event. 2 p.m. to 4
p.m. Millbrae Library, 1 Library Ave.,
Millbrae. A Gem Undiscovered
Linda Chen and her artwork.
Speaker is artist Linda Chen.
Discussion in Mandarin Chinese. For
more information call 697-7607.
Redwood City Art Center Open
Studios. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. 2625
Broadway, Redwood City. Browse
the studios of up to 20 artists. There
will be art, music, wine and refresh-
ments.
The Main Gallery. 5 p.m. to 7:30
p.m. The Main Gallery, 1018 Main St.,
Redwood City. Free. Runs through
May 25. For more information email
tmgginger@gmail.com.
Thats the Way It Is Concert with
Totally Elvis. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Angelicas, 863 Main St., Redwood
City. For ticket information go to
www.angelicaslic.com.
Palo Alto Jazz Alliance. 7:30 p.m.
Community School of Music and
Arts, Finn Center at Tateuchi Hall,
230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain
View. $40 for general admission, $35
PAJA members, $15 students. Free
parking. For more information go to
www.pajazzalliance.org or call 345-
9543.
Notre Dame de Namur University
presents De Espaa Vengo! 7:30
p.m. Taube Center, Notre Dame de
Namur University, 1500 Ralston Ave.,
Belmont. $25 for general admission,
$15 for students and seniors. Tickets
available at www.brownpapertick-
ets.com/event/582766.
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case, he noted.
I thought when I accepted the call, I
ought to treat people like I was going
to live with them for 20 years, he
said. Any changes that happened hap-
pened slowly and by consensus.
People have treated me very nicely.
Garrison, originally from Long
Beach, Calif., didnt actually grow up
Lutheran. He was introduced to the reli-
gion by a friend who brought him to
vacation bible school as a teen. His
father grew up Mormon and his mother
grew up Presbyterian, but didnt enjoy
those religions themselves.
They couldnt believe Id go to sem-
inary, said Garrison, who decided to
attend during a recession after moving
to Oakland to fly Cessna aircrafts.
They were afraid Id lose my sense of
humor.
When he took the pastors job 28
years ago, he came to Burlingame with
his wife Joanne Garrison, who now
works for the Burlingame Historical
Society and wrote Burlingame:
Centennial 1908-2008 on
Burlingames history. They had one
son who is now 23. Garrison said hell
miss having a ock to watch over and
listen to, especially during the time of
service when attendees offer each other
signs of peace.
I like to listen to the people talk,
he said. When I was child, I would lis-
ten to my parents parties. I loved that
sound. Ill pick out different voices
and pray for them.
He also likes what he calls the
three-minute miracle margin. For
example, during a ve-minute break
between services, a mother asked the
pastor to talk to her son with a learn-
ing disability who was afraid God was
a ghost.
I told him, Jesus was a boy just
like you, he said. I gave him a stat-
ue of Jesus and said, you can touch
this statue. Remember, God loves
you. Thats the stuff I really like.
Those little moments.
Garrison will also miss having such
a versatile job.
Its the last great practitioner in
America, he said. I get to do every-
thing. You get to go to weddings,
funerals, hear confessions and forgive
people. Its a fascinating job. Then,
when theres nothing happening you
pray and arent [spending your time]
counterfeiting dollar bills.
The pastor will come back in social
settings, but he and his family will
shop for a new church since its the
Lutheran tradition to leave the church
youre retiring from for another to
honor the new pastor. The church is
about a year out from getting a replace-
ment for Garrison, as an interim usual-
ly comes in for a while before a deci-
sion is made.
Theyre (the church members)
afraid, he said. Its like a death in the
family.
In retirement, Garrison will paint
portraits, work hes already had expe-
rience doing for the church. He current-
ly has commissions to do childrens
portraits and will be spending time in
his garage on them. His rst trip in
retirement will be to the Yosemite
National Park with his dog Potter and
wife. Hell then head to Portland, Ore.,
to deliver the portraits.
Garrison is also a former police
chaplain with the Burlingame Police
Department and currently is chaplain
of the Burlingame Lions Club. He
headed the Clergy Emergency
Response Team at San Francisco
International Airport for nearly 10
years and was on-hand for the response
to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11,
2001, and the crash of the MD-80 off
the California coast. He helped protect
President George W. Bush when he was
at an event in the area. He stood
between protesters and attendees of the
event, members of his church were on
both sides.
Its a good place for a pastor to be,
he said. Right in the middle. It takes
guts and I like that.
angela@smdailyjournal.com
(650) 344-5200 ext. 105
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GARRISON
from the time Pedro learned of the dis-
tricts alleged lack of action which
wasnt until May 2013 after former
janitor Andre Edwards was convicted of
molesting her and groping another
student in 2010.
The district either misunderstands
the complaint or is trying to shoehorn
it with a legal technicality, said
Pedros attorney Ryan Erickson.
The lawsuit names several current
and former employees including
County Superintendent Anne
Campbell, the former Belmont-
Redwood Shores superintendent.
Ahearing on the districts dismissal
request known as a demurrer is sched-
uled for May 6.
The district contends that Pedro
waited so long after her molestation to
le a July 2013 claim and then a law-
suit that key witnesses have either
died, moved to parts unknown or left
its employment. Pedro, now an adult,
knew from the time of the act that she
had been wronged even if Edwards was
not prosecuted but failed to act, accord-
ing to the district.
The district, however, contends
Pedro did not le a claim within six
months of the 2001 molestation,
within six months of Edwards March
2011 arrest or within six months of
her 2011 interview by Belmont police
detectives in connection to his crimi-
nal case.
We dont dispute that at the times
Mr. Edwards abused her she knew it was
wrong and she commendably told a
trusted adult. What she didnt know is
the number of repeat incidents and that
others had been abused, Erickson
said. In a way, the district is kind of
trying to benet from their own cover-
up.
The suit claims the district knew that
Edwards committed at least eight sepa-
rate incidents of sexual misconduct
involving at least six students while
employed but took afrmative steps
to hide his history such as sealing a
1996 investigation and not contacting
police.
When Pedro was 12, in May 2001,
Edwards reportedly touched her inap-
propriately while she worked on a
book report in his ofce. She told
school authorities and police were
alerted but charges were never led
because of questions over credibility.
In 2010, he groped a students breast
and buttocks, leading to his arrest and
a revisit of Pedros allegations. He
pleaded no contest to two counts of
felony false imprisonment and one
count of misdemeanor child annoyance
in return for nine months jail and sex
offender treatment to settle both cases.
In May 2013, Pedro learned from his
probation report in the newest case
about his alleged conduct prior to her
incident and that the district failed to
take action, according to the suit.
Tom DeLapp, the districts
spokesman on this issue, said it has
yet to see the response but stands by
its earlier comment. DeLapp previous-
ly told the Daily Journal the statute of
limitations is meant to protect
against overly stale claims like this
one.
DeLapp also said the district took
reasonable steps to keep Edwards
from being alone with students after
the 1996 complaint but was legally
barred from more serious action based
on rumors or innuendo.
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The following person is doing business
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4, MENLO PARK, CA 94025 is hereby
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ducted by a Corporation. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
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FPR 046245
NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY AT PRIVATE SALE
In re the Conservatorship of the Estate of: SAMUEL RAMOS, Conservatee.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that:
1. Subject to confirmation by the Solano County Superior Court on May 12, 2014, in
Department Eleven (11) of the Court, located at 600 Union Avenue, Fairfield, Solano
County, California, at 9:00 a.m., or thereafter within the time allowed by law, Loretta
Davila, in her fiduciary capacity as Conservator of the Estate of SAMUEL RAMOS, will
sell, at private sale to the highest and best net bidder on the terms and conditions stat-
ed below, all right, title, and interest the conservatee holds in the residential real prop-
erty located in San Mateo County, California.
2. This property is commonly referred to 1951 Ofarrell Street, No. 311, San Mateo, San
Mateo County, California (Assessor's Parcel No. 103-890-120), and is more fully de-
scribed as follows:
All that certain real property situated in the County of San Mateo, State of California,
described as follows:
(City of San Mateo)
Parcel I:
Unit No. 311 in Condominium Building No. 16 as depicted upon that certain Condomini-
um Plan (the Plan) attached as Exhibit A to that certain instrument entitled, Corte
Bella Declaration of Annexation Phase 3, which recorded on February 3, 1997, as
Document No. 97012284, Official Records of San Mateo County, California, and further
defined in the Corte Bella Declaration of Restrictions and Declaration Establishing a
Plan of Condominium Ownership (the Declaration) recorded November 29, 1995 as
Document No. 95127665, of Official Records, San Mateo County, said Unit and Build-
ing being situated on Lot 1 as shown upon that certain Map entitled, Corte Bella,
which Map was filed in the office of the Recorder, County of San Mateo, State of Cali-
fornia on October 12, 1995, in Book 126 of Maps, at Pages 3 and 4.
Parcel II:
An undivided 1/32 interest in the Common Area of the Condominium Building in which
the Condominium Unit described in Parcel I above is located, as defined in the Decla-
ration and as depicted on the Plan referred to in Parcel I above.
Excepting Therefrom and Reserving The Following:
1. All the Condominium Units depicted on the Plan referred to in Parcel I above and
defined in the Declaration other than the units described in Parcel I above.
2. The Exclusive Use Common Area as defined in the Declaration and/or depicted on
the Plan referred to in Parcel I above which are for the exclusive use of the occupants
of the unit with the same number as the number of the designated area other than the
Condominium unit described in Parcel I above.
3. Non-exclusive easements for ingress, egress, support, use, enjoyment and rights
over, upon and through the common areas appurtenant to all units as such easements
and rights are defined in the Declaration.
Parcel III:
A non-exclusive easement over the Association Property as described in the Declara-
tion for ingress and egress over the private streets and walkways thereon, for support
from the land under and adjacent to Parcels I and II described above, for access to and
use of any recreational facilities located on the Association Property and for access to
and use of any utility or related lines and equipment installed within, on or over the As-
sociation Property to provide utility or related service for Parcels I and II above.
Parcel IV:
A) The exclusive right to the use and enjoyment of the Exclusive Use Common Areas
appurtenant to Parcel I above, as defined in the Declaration and set forth in Exhibit
C thereto and as depicted on the original plan attached thereto as Exhibit A which
are for the exclusive use of the occupants of the unit with the same number as the
number of the designated area (garage and storage).
B) The exclusive right to the use and enjoyment of the Exclusive Use Common Area
appurtenant to Parcel I above as defined in the Declaration and as depicted on the
Plan referred to in Parcel I above which are for the exclusive use of the occupants of
the unit with the same number as the number of the designated area (patios and/or
decks).
Parcel V:
A non-exclusive easement for access to and use of the recreational facilities situated in
Building 11 designated Recreational Area on the original plan which was attached as
Exhibit A to said Declaration and as said easement is further defined in said Decla-
ration.
3. The property will be sold subject to current taxes, covenants, conditions, restrictions,
reservations, rights, rights of way, and easements of record, with the mortgage secured
by the property to be satisfied from the purchase price.
4. The property is to be sold on an as is basis, except for title.
5. The conservator gave an exclusive listing to Zip Realty and accepted a six hundred
forty thousand dollar ($640,000) all cash offer to purchase the property.
6. Overbid offers are invited for this property in compliance with Probate Code sections
10300, et seq., and can be made at the May 12, 2014 hearing confirming the sale of
the property.
7. Subject to the overbid requirements of Probate Code section 10311, the property will
be sold on the following terms: cash in an amount in excess of six hundred forty thou-
sand dollars ($640,000), on an as is basis, with ten percent (10%) of the bid amount
to accompany the overbid offer by certified check and the balance to be paid on confir-
mation of the sale by the Solano County Superior Court on May 12, 2014, or thereafter
within the time allowed by law.
8. Taxes, rents, operating and maintenance expenses, and premiums on insurance ac-
ceptable to the purchaser shall be prorated as of the date of court confirmation. Exami-
nation of title, recording of conveyance, transfer taxes, and any title insurance policy
shall be at the expense of the purchaser(s).
9. An overbid offer may be rejected by the Solano County Superior Court, if it is deter-
mined the overbid offer is not made by a responsible party.
10. For further information, contact
Deborah Durr Ferras, of the law firm of Favaro, Lavezzo, Gill, Caretti & Heppell, P.C.,
located at:
300 Tuolumne Street,
Vallejo, California 94590,
telephone number (707) 552-3630.
DATED: April 18 , 2014
/S/ LORETTA DAVILA /
LORETTA DAVILA, Conservator of the Estate
DATED: April 18, 2014
FAVARO, LAVEZZO, GILL, CARETTI & HEPPELL, P.C.
By: /S/ DEBORAH DURR FERRAS /
DEBORAH DURR FERRAS, Attorneys for Conservator of the Estate, LORETTA DAVI-
LA
(Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, 04/24/14, 04/28/14, 05/03/14).
203 Public Notices
CASE# CIV 527950
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
Gabriela V. Mejia
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS:
Petitioner, Gabriela V. Mejia filed a peti-
tion with this court for a decree changing
name as follows:
a) Present name: Deanna Selena Mejia
Ortiz
a) Propsed Name: Selena Deanna Mejia
Ortiz
b) Present name: Katrina Jayla Ortiz
b) Propsed Name: Jayla Jolene Mejia
Ortiz
c) Present name: Iven Justin Ortiz
c) Propsed Name: Iven Justin Mejia Ortiz
THE COURT ORDERS that all persons
interested in this matter shall appear be-
fore this court at the hearing indicated
below to show cause, if any, why the pe-
tition 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 rea-
sons 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 peti-
tion without a hearing. A HEARING on
the petition shall be held on May 23,
2014 at 9 a.m., Dept. PJ, Room 2J, 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 pri-
or to the date set for hearing on the peti-
tion in the following newspaper of gener-
al circulation: Daily Journal
Filed: 04/10/ 2014
/s/ Robert D. Foiles /
Judge of the Superior Court
Dated: 04/10/2014
(Published, 04/17/14, 04/24/2014,
05/01/2014, 05/08/2014)
WAITING LIST CLOSURE
AT LESLEY TOWERS
All waiting lists at Lesley
Towers, 700 Laurel Ave,
San Mateo, CA, will close
effective May 9, 2014.
No new applications will be
accepted after that date.
The lists are expected to re-
main closed for approxi-
mately 2 years.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259875
The following person is doing business
as: Lucky Girls Media, 252 San Benito
Rd., BRISBANE, CA 94005 is hereby
registered by the following owners: Eliza-
beth Larson, 122 Santa Clara St., BRIS-
BANE, CA 94005 and Julieta Alvarado,
3500 Granada Ave. #225, Santa Clara,
CA 95051. The business is conducted by
a General Partnership. The registrants
commenced to transact business under
the FBN on.
/s/ Elizabeth Larson /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/04/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/03/14, 04/10/14, 04/17/14, 04/24/14).
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260179
The following person is doing business
as: Four Seasons Nails, 180 El Camino
Real #1, MILLBRAE, CA 94030 is hereby
registered by the following owners: Hon
Tran, 162 Rio Verde St., Daly City, CA
94014 and Linh Dam, 630 Blanken Ave.,
San Francisco, CA 94134. The business
is conducted by a General Partnership.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on.
/s/ Hon Tran /
/s/ Linh Dam /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/25/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/17/14, 04/24/14, 05/01/14, 05/08/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259937
The following person is doing business
as: Golden State Taxi Cab, 11 N. Idaho
St., #5, SAN MATEO, CA 94401 is here-
by registered by the following owners:
Frank Javier Nunez Guzman same ad-
dress and Francisco J. Nunez Sanchez
same address. The business is conduct-
ed by a General Partnership. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on .
/s/ Frank Nunez /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/10/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/10/14, 04/17/14, 04/24/14, 05/01/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260215
The following person is doing business
as: Portman Rental, 807 Portman Dr.,
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94065 is hereby
registered by the following owners: Goly
Barar and Andrew Faulkner 416 W. Oak-
wood Ave., Redwood City, CA 94061.
The business is conducted by a Husband
and Wife. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on.
/s/ Goly Barar /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/28/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/03/14, 04/10/14, 04/17/14, 04/24/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #259866
The following person is doing business
as: Rigberto Rodriguez, 131 Terminal
Ct., Stall 8 & 9, SOUTH SAN FRANCIS-
CO, CA 94080 is hereby registered by
the following owner: Rigberto Rodriguez,
59 Pacific Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066.
The business is conducted by an Individ-
ual. The registrants commenced to trans-
act business under the FBN on .
/s/ Rigberto Rodriguez /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/05/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/03/14, 04/10/14, 04/17/14, 04/24/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260300
The following person is doing business
as: 1) Senior Cafe, 2) Mr. Coffee, 6331
Mission St., DALY CITY, CA 94014 is
hereby registered by the following owner:
Oscar Posada, 458 Baden Ave., Apt. #3,
South San Francisco The business is
conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on .
/s/ Oscar Posada /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 04/03/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/10/14, 04/17/14, 04/24/14, 05/01/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260344
The following person is doing business
as: Gage Property Management, 1246 El
Camino Rea #12, BURLINGAME, CA
94010 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owner: Benjamin Gage, 1805 Willow
Rd., Hillborough, CA 94010. The busi-
ness is conducted by an Individual. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness under the FBN on .
/s/ Benjamin Gage /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 04/09/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/10/14, 04/17/14, 04/24/14, 05/01/14).
203 Public Notices
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260388
The following person is doing business
as: Babette Shennan, 75 Kilroy Way
ATHERTON, CA 94027 is hereby regis-
tered by the following owner: Babette
Shennan, LLC, CA. The business is
conducted by a Limited Liability Compa-
ny. The registrants commenced to trans-
act business under the FBN on
03/01/2013.
/s/ Elizabeth Shennan /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 04/15/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/17/14, 04/24/14, 05/01/14, 05/08/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260341
The following person is doing business
as: The Covet Lounge, 2995 Woodside
Rd., Ste 400, WOODSIDE, CA 94062 is
hereby registered by the following own-
ers: Sheila Tilden same address and Sa-
mantha Kay, same address. The busi-
ness is conducted by a General Partner-
ship. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on.
/s/ Sheila Tilden /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 04/09/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/17/14, 04/24/14, 05/01/14, 05/08/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260474
The following person is doing business
as: Installation Services & Consulting,
100 North Hill #35, BRISBANE, CA
94005 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owner: John Nader OBrien, 39 West-
wood Dr., San Francisco, CA 94112.
The business is conducted by an Individ-
ual. The registrants commenced to trans-
act business under the FBN on.
/s/ John Nader OBrien /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 04/21/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/24/14, 05/01/14, 05/08/14, 05/15/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260093
The following person is doing business
as: North Cal Tutors, 321 Dartmonth Rd.,
#302, SAN MATEO, CA 94402 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Doug-
las Codron, same address. The business
is conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on .
/s/ Mike Molinet /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/19/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/03/14, 04/10/14, 04/17/14, 04/24/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260254
The following person is doing business
as: Happy Sichuan, 1055 El Camino Re-
al, 1055 El Camino Real MILLBRAE, CA
94030 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owner: Hua Sheng, Inc, CA. The
business is conducted by a Corporation.
The registrants commenced to transact
business under the FBN on N/A.
/s/ Fangru Li /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 04/01/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/03/14, 04/10/14, 04/17/14, 04/24/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260250
The following person is doing business
as: Bespoke Design Studio, 525 Emerald
Ave., SAN CARLOS, CA 94070 is here-
by registered by the following owner: Ju-
lie Stallings, same address. The busi-
ness is conducted by an Individual. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
ness under the FBN on N/A.
/s/ Julie Stallings /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 04/01/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/03/14, 04/10/14, 04/17/14, 04/24/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260315
The following person is doing business
as: Sweet Sues Bakery, 247 Utah Ave.,
South San Francisco, CA 94080 is here-
by registered by the following owner:
Sweet Sues, Inc. CA. The business is
conducted by a Corporation. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on .
/s/ Khaled Bouhalkoum /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 04/07/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/10/14, 04/17/14, 04/24/14, 05/01/14).
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260374
The following person is doing business
as: Mobile Notary Service, 14 Canyon
Ct., SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA
94080 is hereby registered by the follow-
ing owners: Renelyn Felix, same ad-
dress. The business is conducted by an
Individual. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on N/A.
/s/ Renelyn Felix /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 04/11/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/17/14, 04/24/14, 05/01/14, 05/08/14).
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #260147
The following person is doing business
as: Sealed with a Kiss, 1240 Elmer St.
Apt. D, BELMONT, CA 94002 is hereby
registered by the following owner: Lara
Kreutner same address. The business is
conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
under the FBN on.
/s/ Lara Kreutner /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk on 03/24/2014. (Pub-
lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
04/24/14, 05/01/14, 05/08/14, 05/15/14).
30
Thursday April 24, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
LEGAL NOTICES
Fictitious Business Name Statements, Trustee
Sale Notice, Alcohol Beverage License, Name
Change, Probate, Notice of Adoption, Divorce
Summons, Notice of Public Sales, and More.
Published in the Daily Journal for San Mateo County.
Fax your request to: 650-344-5290
Email them to: ads@smdailyjournal.com
203 Public Notices
COUNTY OF SAN
MATEO STATE OF
CALIFORNIA NOTICE
TO CONTRACTOR
(ADVERTISEMENT
FOR BIDS)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIV-
EN that sealed bids will be
received at the office of
the County Manager/Clerk
of the Board of Supervi-
sors, Hall of Justice and
Records, 400 County Cen-
ter (formerly 401 Marshall
Street), Redwood City,
California, until the hour of
2:30 p.m., Wednesday,
May 21, 2014
Said bids will then be pub-
licly opened and declared
in the County
Manager/Clerk of the
Board of Supervisors' offi-
ces for the following proj-
ect in accordance with the
Contract Documents:
COUNTY OFFICE BUILD-
ING TWO
ENERGY MANAGEMENT
& CONTROL SYSTEM
UPGRADE
555 COUNTY CENTER
REDWOOD CITY, CALI-
FORNIA
PROJECT NO. PF404
Notice of Pre-Bid Confer-
ence:Bidders are hereby
informed that there will be
a pre-bid conference on
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at
9:30 a.m. The conference
will convene at the offices
of the Department of Pub-
lic Works located at 555
County Center, 5th Floor,
Redwood City, California.
Bids are required for the
entire work described
herein, including base bid,
alternate bids and unit pri-
ces, if applicable.
Description of Work: The
work to be done consists,
in general, of providing all
labor, materials, tools, ap-
purtenances, and equip-
ment required to upgrade
the existing energy man-
agement & control system
to improve the functionality
and energy efficiency of
the existing heating, venti-
lating, and air conditioning
systems in accordance
with plans and specifica-
tions dated March 27,
2014, as well as any other
items and details not men-
tioned above but required
by the Contract Docu-
ments and as directed by
the Director of Public
Works.
Contract Documents may
be examined and/or down-
loaded in pdf format at the
Department of Public
Works website home
page:
Publicworks.smcgov.org/pr
ojects-out-bid
Additional technical ques-
tions should be directed to
Mark Hahn, Construction
Project Manager, 555
County Center, 5th Floor,
Redwood City, CA. 94063-
1665, Tel. (650) 599-7390.
BY ORDER OF THE
BOARD OF SUPERVI-
SORS
COUNTY OF SAN MA-
TEO
John L. Maltbie, County
Manager/
DATE: April 22, 2014
Clerk of the Board of Su-
pervisors
4/24, 4/30/14
CNS-2614952#
SAN MATEO DAILY
JOURNAL
210 Lost & Found
FOUND: KEYS (3) on ring with 49'ers
belt clip. One is car key to a Honda.
Found in Home Depot parking lot in San
Carlos on Sunday 2/23/14. Call 650 490-
0921 - Leave message if no answer.
FOUND: RING Silver color ring found
on 1/7/2014 in Burlingame. Parking Lot
M (next to Dethrone). Brand inscribed.
Gary @ (650)347-2301
LOST AFRICAN GRAY PARROT -
(415)377-0859 REWARD!
LOST GOLD Cross at Carlmont Shop-
ping Cente, by Lunardis market
(Reward) (415)559-7291
210 Lost & Found
LOST DOG-SMALL TERRIER-$5000
REWARD Norfolk Terrier missing from
Woodside Rd near High Rd on Dec 13.
Violet is 11mths, 7lbs, tan, female, no
collar, microchipped. Please help bring
her home! (650)568-9642
LOST GOLD WATCH - with brown lizard
strap. Unique design. REWARD! Call
(650)326-2772.
LOST SET OF CAR KEYS near Millbrae
Post Office on June 18, 2013, at 3:00
p.m. Reward! Call (650)692-4100
LOST: SMALL diamond cross, silver
necklace with VERY sentimental
meaning. Lost in San Mateo 2/6/12
(650)578-0323.
REWARD!! LOST DOG - 15LB All White
Dog, needs meds, in the area of Oaknoll
RWC on 3/23/13, (650)400-1175
Books
16 BOOKS on History of WWII Excellent
condition. $95 all obo, (650)345-5502
50 SHADES of Grey Trilogy, Excellent
Condition $25. (650)615-0256
BOOK "LIFETIME" WW1 $12.,
(408)249-3858
JONATHAN KELLERMAN - Hardback
books, (5) $3. each, (650)341-1861
RICHARD NORTH Patterson 5 Hard-
back Books @$3 each (650)341-1861
TRAVIS MCGEE (Wikipedia) best mys-
teries 18 classic paperbacks for $25.
Steve (650) 518-6614
295 Art
"AMERICAN GRIZZLEY" limited print by
Michael Coleman. Signed & numbered.
Professionally framed 22x25.. $99. 650-
654-9252
5 prints, nude figures, 14 x 18, signed
Andrea Medina, 1980s. $40/all. 650-345-
3277
ALASKAN SCENE painting 40" high 53"
wide includes matching frame $99 firm
(650)592-2648
LANDSCAPE PICTURES (3) hand
painted 25" long 21" wide, wooden
frame, $60 for all 3, (650)201-9166
POSTER, LINCOLN, advertising Honest
Ale, old stock, green and black color.
$15. (650)348-5169
296 Appliances
COIN-OP GAS DRYER - $100.,
(650)948-4895
HOOD, G.E. Good condition, clean,
white.. $30. (650)348-5169
PONDEROSA WOOD STOVE, like new,
used one load for only 14 hours. $1,200.
Call (650)333-4400
RADIATOR HEATER, oil filled, electric,
1500 watts $25. (650)504-3621
RED DEVIL VACUUM CLEANER - $25.,
(650)593-0893
ROTISSERIE GE, IN-door or out door,
Holds large turkey 24 wide, Like new,
$80, OBO (650)344-8549
SANYO MINI REFRIGERATOR- $40.,
(415)346-6038
THERMADOR WHITE glass gas cook-
top. 36 inch Good working condition.
$95. 650-322-9598
297 Bicycles
GIRLS BIKE 18 Pink, Looks New, Hard-
ly Used $80 (650)293-7313
SCHWINN 20 Boys Bike, Good Condi-
tion $40 (650)756-9516
298 Collectibles
1920'S AQUA Glass Beaded Flapper
Purse (drawstring bag) & Faux Pearl
Flapper Collar. $50. 650-762-6048
1940 VINTAGE telephone bench maple
antiques collectibles $75 (650)755-9833
1982 PRINT 'A Tune Off The Top Of My
Head' 82/125 $80 (650) 204-0587
2 VINTAGE Light Bulbs circa 1905. Edi-
son Mazda Lamps. Both still working -
$50 (650)-762-6048
4 NOLAN RYAN - Uncut Sheets, Rare
Gold Cards $90 (650)365-3987
400 YEARBOOKS - Sports Illustrated
Sports Book 70-90s $90 all (650)365-
3987
ARMY SHIRT, long sleeves, with pock-
ets. XL $15 each (408)249-3858
298 Collectibles
BAY MEADOWS bag - $30.each,
(650)345-1111
BEAUTIFUL RUSTIE doll Winter Bliss w/
stole & muffs, 23, $50. OBO,
(650)754-3597
BOX OF 2000 Sports Cards, 1997-2004
years, $20 (650)592-2648
CASINO CHIP Collection Original Chips
from various casinos $99 obo
(650)315-3240
COLORIZED TERRITORIAL Quarters
uncirculated with Holder $15/all,
(408)249-3858
FRANKLIN MINT Thimble collection with
display rack. $55. 650-291-4779
JOE MONTANA signed authentic retire-
ment book, $39., (650)692-3260
MEMORABILIA CARD COLLECTION,
large collection, Marilyn Monroe, James
Dean, John Wayne and hundreds more.
$3,300/obo.. Over 50% off
(650)319-5334.
SCHILLER HIPPIE poster, linen, Sparta
graphics 1968. Mint condition. $600.00.
(650)701-0276
TEA POTS - (6) collectables, good con-
dition, $10. each, (650)571-5899
299 Computers
1982 TEXAS Instruments TI-99/4A com-
puter, new condition, complete accesso-
ries, original box. $99. (650)676-0974
300 Toys
14 HOTWHEELS - Redline, 32
Ford/Mustang/Corv. $90 all (650)365-
3987
66 CHEVELLE TOY CAR, Blue collecti-
ble. $12. (415)337-1690
BARBIE DOLLHOUSE 3-Story, $35.
(650)558-8142
K'NEX BUILDING ideas $30. (650)622-
6695
LEGO DUPLO Set ages 1 to 5. $30
(650)622-6695
PILGRIM DOLLS, 15 boy & girl, new,
from Harvest Festival, adorable $25 650-
345-3277
PINK BARBIE 57 Chevy Convertible
28" long (sells on E-Bay for $250) in box
$99 (650)591-9769
RADIO CONTROL car; Jeep with off
road with equipment $99 OBO
(650)851-0878
SMALL WOOD dollhouse 4 furnished
rooms. $35 650-558-8142
STEP 2 sandbox Large with cover $25
(650)343-4329
TOY - Barney interactive activity, musical
learning, talking, great for the car, $16.
obo, (650)349-6059
302 Antiques
1912 COFFEE Percolator Urn. perfect
condition includes electric cord $85.
(415)565-6719
ANTIQUE BEVEL MIRROR - framed,
14 x 21, carved top, $45.,
SOLD!
ANTIQUE CRYSTAL table lamps, (2),
shades need to be redone. Free. Call
(650)593-7001
ANTIQUE CRYSTAL/ARCADE Coffee
Grinder. $80. 650-596-0513
ANTIQUE ITALIAN lamp 18 high, $70
(650)387-4002
ANTIQUE KILIM RUNNER woven zig
zag design 7' by 6" by 4' $99.,
(650)580-3316
ANTIQUE LANTERN Olde Brooklyn lan-
terns, battery operated, safe, new in box,
$100, (650)726-1037
ANTIQUE OLD Copper Wash Tub, 30 x
12 x 13 with handles, $65 (650)591-3313
MAHOGANY ANTIQUE Secretary desk,
72 x 40 , 3 drawers, Display case, bev-
elled glass, $700. (650)766-3024
OLD VINTAGE Wooden Sea Captains
Tool Chest 35 x 16 x 16, $65 (650)591-
3313
STERLING SILVER loving cup 10" circa
with walnut base 1912 $65
(650)520-3425
303 Electronics
27 SONY TRINITRON TV - great condi-
tion, rarely used, includes remote, not flat
screen, $55., (650)357-7484
46 MITSUBISHI Projector TV, great
condition. $400. (650)261-1541.
AUTO TOP hoist still in box
$99.00 or best offer (650)493-9993
BIG SONY TV 37" - Excellent Condition
Worth $2300 will Sacrifice for only $95.,
(650)878-9542
BLACKBERRY PHONE good condition
$99.00 or best offer (650)493-9993
BLUETOOTH WITH CHARGER - like
new, $20., (415)410-5937
303 Electronics
COMPUTER MONITOR Compaq 18" for
only $18, 650-595-3933
DVD PLAYER, $25. Call (650)558-0206
FLIP CAMCORDER $50. (650)583-2767
IPHONE GOOD condition $99.00 or best
offer (650)493-9993
LEFT-HAND ERGONOMIC keyboard
with 'A-shape' key layout Num pad, $20
(650)204-0587
PHILLIPS ENERGY STAR 20 color TV
with remote. Good condition, $20
(650)888-0129
SET OF 3 wireless phones all for $50
(650)342-8436
SONY PROJECTION TV 48" with re-
mote good condition $99 (650)345-1111
SONY TRINITRON 21 Color TV. Great
Picture and Sound. $39. (650)302-2143
WESTINGHOUSE 32 Flatscreen TV,
model#SK32H240S, with HDMI plug in
and remote, excellent condition. Two
available, $175 each. (650)400-4174
304 Furniture
2 END Tables solid maple '60's era
$40/both. (650)670-7545
ANODYZED BRONZE ETEGERE Tall
bankers rack. Beautiful style; for plants
flowers sculptures $70 (415)585-3622
BBQ GRILL, Ducane, propane $90
(650)591-4927
CHAIRS 2 Blue Good Condition $50
OBO (650)345-5644
CHAIRS, WITH Chrome Frame, Brown
Vinyl seats $15.00 each. (650)726-5549
CHINESE LACQUERED cabinet, 2
shelves and doors. Beautiful. 23 width 30
height 11 depth $75 (650)591-4927
DINETTE SET, round 42" glass table,
with 4 chairs, pick up Foster City. Free.
(650)578-9045
DINING ROOM SET - table, four chairs,
lighted hutch, $500. all, (650)296-3189
DISPLAY CABINET 72x 21 x39 1/2
High Top Display, 2 shelves in rear $99
(650)591-3313
DRUM TABLE - brown, perfect condi-
tion, nice design, with storage, $45.,
(650)345-1111
DURALINER ROCKING CHAIR, Maple
Finish, Cream Cushion w matching otto-
man $70 (650)583-4943.
EZ CHAIR, large, $15. Call
(650)558-0206
FLAT TOP DESK, $35.. Call
(650)558-0206
I-JOY MASSAGE chair, exc condition
$95 (650)591-4927
KITCHEN CABINETS - 3 metal base
kitchen cabinets with drawers and wood
doors, $99., (650)347-8061
LAWN CHAIRS (4) White, plastic, $8.
each, (415)346-6038
LOUNGE CHAIRS - 2 new, with cover &
plastic carring case & headrest, $35.
each, (650)592-7483
MIRROR, SOLID OAK. 30" x 19 1/2",
curved edges; beautiful. $85.00 OBO.
Linda 650 366-2135.
MIRRORS, large, $25. Call
(650)558-0206
MODULAR DESK/BOOKCASE/STOR-
AGE unit - Cherry veneer, white lami-
nate, $75., (650)888-0039
NICHOLS AND Stone antique brown
spindle wood rocking chair. $99
650 302 2143
OAK BOOKCASE, 30"x30" x12". $25.
(650)726-6429
OUTDOOR WOOD SCREEN - NEW $80
OBO RETAIL $130 (650)873-8167
PAPASAN CHAIRS (2) -with cushions
$45. each set, (650)347-8061
PATIO TABLE with 4 chairs, glass top,
good condition 41 in diameter $95
(650)591-4927
PEDESTAL SINK $25 (650)766-4858
PORTABLE JEWELRY display case
wood, see through lid $45. 25 x 20 x 4 in-
ches. (650)592-2648.
RECLINER LA-Z-BOY Dark green print
fabric, medium size. $60. (650)343-8206
ROCKING CHAIR Great condition,
1970s style, dark brown, wooden,
suede cushion, photo availble, $99.,
(650)716-3337
SEWING TABLE, folding, $20. Call
(650)558-0206
SHELVING UNIT from IKEA interior
metal, glass nice condition $50/obo.
(650)589-8348
SOFA - excelleNT condition. 8 ft neutral
color $99 OBO (650)345-5644
SOLID WOOD BOOKCASE 33 x 78
with flip bar ask $75 obo (650)743-4274
TEA/ UTILITY CART, $15. (650)573-
7035, (650)504-6057
304 Furniture
STEREO CABINET walnut w/3 black
shelves 16x 22x42. $30, 650-341-5347
TEAK CABINET 28"x32", used for ster-
eo equipment $25. (650)726-6429
TRUNDLE BED - Single with wheels,
$40., (650)347-8061
TV STAND brown. $40.00 OBO
(650) 995-0012
VIDEO CENTER 38 inches H 21 inches
W still in box $45., (408)249-3858
WALL CLOCK - 31 day windup, 26
long, $99 (650)592-2648
WALNUT CHEST, small (4 drawer with
upper bookcase $50. (650)726-6429
WHITE 5 Drawer dresser.Excellent con-
dition. Moving. Must sell $90.00 OBO
(650) 995-0012
WICKER DRESSER, white, 3 drawers,
exc condition 31 width 32 height 21.5
depth $35 (650)591-4927
WOOD - wall Unit - 30" long x 6' tall x
17.5" deep. $90. (650)631-9311
WOOD BOOKCASE unit - good condi-
tion $65.00 (650)504-6058
306 Housewares
"PRINCESS HOUSE decorator urn
"Vase" cream with blue flower 13 inch H
$25., (650)868-0436
28" by 15" by 1/4" thick glass shelves,
cost $35 each sell at $15 ea. Three avail-
able, (650)345-5502
CALIFORNIA KING WHITE BEDDING,
immaculate, 2 each: Pillow covers,
shams, 1 spread/ cover, washable $25.
(650)578-9208
COFFEE MAKER, Makes 4 cups $12,
(650)368-3037
COOKING POTS(2) stainless steel, tem-
perature-resistent handles, 21/2 & 4 gal.
$5 for both. (650) 574-3229.
DRIVE MEDICAL design locking elevat-
ed toilet seat. New. $45. (650)343-4461
HOUSE HEATER Excellent condition.
Works great. Must sell. $30.00 OBO
(650) 995-0012
MANGLE-SIMPLEX FLOOR model,
Working, $20 (650)344-6565
PERSIAN TEA set for 8. Including
spoon, candy dish, and tray. Gold Plated.
$100. (650) 867-2720
QUEENSIZE BEDSPREAD w/2 Pillow
Shams (print) $30.00 (650)341-1861
REVERSIBLE KING BEDSPREAD bur-
gundy; for the new extra deep beds. New
$60 (415)585-3622
SINGER ELECTRONIC sewing machine
model #9022. Cord, foot controller
included. $99 O.B.O. (650)274-9601 or
(650)468-6884
SOLID TEAK floor model 16 wine rack
with turntable $60. (650)592-7483
VACUMN EXCELLENT condition. Works
great.Moving. Must sell. $35.00 OBO
(650) 995-0012
307 Jewelry & Clothing
COSTUME JEWELRY Earrings $25.00
Call: 650-368-0748
LADIES GLOVES - gold lame' elbow
length gloves, size 7.5, $15. new,
(650)868-0436
308 Tools
13" SCROLL saw $ 40. (650)573-5269
BLACK & Decker 17" Electric Hedge
Trimmer. Like new. $20. 650-326-2235.
BOSTITCH 16 gage Finish nailer Model
SB 664FN $99 (650)359-9269
CRACO 395 SP-PRO, electronic paint
sprayer.Commercial grade. Used only
once. $600/obo. (650)784-3427
CRAFTMAN JIG Saw 3.9 amp. with vari-
able speeds $65 (650)359-9269
CRAFTMAN RADIAL SAW, with cabinet
stand, $200 Cash Only, (650)851-1045
CRAFTSMAN 1/2" drill press $40.50.
(650)573-5269
CRAFTSMAN 3/4 horse power 3,450
RPM $60 (650)347-5373
CRAFTSMAN 6" bench grinder $40.
(650)573-5269
CRAFTSMAN 9" Radial Arm Saw with 6"
dado set. No stand. $55 (650)341-6402
CRAFTSMAN BELT & disc sander $99.
(650)573-5269
308 Tools
CRAFTSMAN10" TABLE saw & stand,
$99. (650)573-5269
DAYTON ELECTRIC 1 1/2 horse power
1,725 RPM $60 (650)347-5373
LAWN MOWER reel type push with
height adjustments. Just sharpened $45
650-591-2144 San Carlos
LOG CHAIN (HEAVY DUTY) 14' $75
(650)948-0912
PUSH LAWN mower $25 (650)851-0878
ROLLING STEEL Ladder10 steps, Like
New. $475 obo, SOLD!
WHEELBARROW. BRAND new, never
used. Wood handles. $50 or best offer.
(650) 595-4617
309 Office Equipment
CANON ALL in One Photo Printer PIX-
MA MP620 Never used. In original box
$150 (650)477-2177
CANON COPIER, $55. Call
(650)558-0206
PANASONIC FAX machine, works
great, $20. (650-578-9045)
310 Misc. For Sale
ARTIFICIAL FICUS TREE 6 ft. life like,
full branches. in basket $55.
(650)269-3712
CHEESESET 6 small and 1 large plate
Italian design never used Ceramica Cas-
tellania $25. (650)644-9027
ELECTRIC TYPEWRITER selectric II
good condition, needs ribbon (type
needed attached) $35 San Bruno
(650)588-1946
ELECTRONIC TYPEWRITER good
condition $50., (650)878-9542
FLOWER POT w/ 10 Different cute
succulents, $5.(650)952-4354
GAME "BEAT THE EXPERTS" never
used $8., (408)249-3858
GOURMET SET for cooking on your ta-
ble. European style. $15 (650)644-9027
GRANDFATHER CLOCK with bevel
glass in front and sides (650)355-2996
HARLEY DAVIDSON black phone, per-
fect condition, $65., (650) 867-2720
ICE CHEST $15 (650)347-8061
IGLOO COOLER - 3 gallon beverage
cooler, new, still in box, $15.,
(650)345-3840
KENNESAW ORIGINAL salute cannon
$30. (650)726-1037
LITTLE PLAYMATE by IGLOO 10"x10",
cooler includes icepak. $20
(650)574-3229
MEDICINE CABINET - 18 X 24, almost
new, mirror, $20., (650)515-2605
MERITAGE PICNIC Time Wine and
Cheese Tote - new black $45
(650)644-9027
NALGENE WATER bottle,
$5; new aluminum btl $3 650-595-3933
NATIVITY SET, new, beautiful, ceramic,
gold-trimmed, 11-pc.,.asking: $50.
Call: 650-345-3277 /message
NEW LIVING Yoga Tape for Beginners
$8. 650-578-8306
OVAL MIRROR $10 (650)766-4858
SHOWER DOOR custom made 48 x 69
$70 (650)692-3260
VASE WITH flowers 2 piece good for the
Holidays, $25., (650) 867-2720
VINTAGE WHITE Punch Bowl/Serving
Bowl Set with 10 cups plus one extra
$35. (650)873-8167
WICKER PICNIC basket, mint condition,
handles, light weight, pale tan color.
$10.00 (650)578-9208
311 Musical Instruments
BALDWIN GRAND PIANO, 6 foot, ex-
cellent condition, $8,500/obo. Call
(510)784-2598
GULBRANSEN BABY GRAND PIANO -
Appraised @$5450., want $3500 obo,
(650)343-4461
HAMMOND B-3 Organ and 122 Leslie
Speaker. Excellent condition. $8,500. pri-
vate owner, (650)349-1172
KAMAKA CONCERT sized Ukelele,
w/friction tuners, solid Koa wood body,
made in Hawaii, 2007 great tone, excel-
lent condition, w/ normal wear & tear.
$850. (650)342-5004
31 Thursday April 24, 2014 THEDAILYJOURNAL
ACROSS
1 __ comedy
6 First vice
president
11 Tars direction
14 Hike
15 Not adept in
16 Prefix with state
17 Nobody special
19 No. that may
have an ext.
20 Lab subjects
21 Arrest
22 Mrs. Robert F.
Kennedy
24 Nobody special
29 They made us!
30 Bring on the
weekend!
32 Edna Ferber
novel
35 24-hr. news
source
37 Cartoon monkey
38 Museum
supporter,
familiarly
40 Complain
42 Heathrow
approx.
43 Speeding sound
47 Waist-reduction
plans
48 Sharpen
50 Stuck on a stick
52 Nobody special
57 City northeast of
Colgate
University
58 60s hot spot
59 Yalie
60 Superdome citys
Amtrak code
61 Nobody special
66 Suffix with alp
67 Parting word
68 Commandeer
69 Selected on a
questionnaire,
with in
70 Cinque plus due
71 Enigma
Variations
composer
DOWN
1 Halloween
carrier?
2 Grub or chigger
3 Quinn of
Elementary
4 Emmy-winning
forensic series
5 Women in Love
director Russell
6 Father of Isaac
7 Theyre handy for
overnight stays
8 Small, medium or
lge.
9 A revolution is
not a dinner
party statesman
10 Guide
11 Enjoying a Jazz
performance?
12 Organization that
supports the
Dalai Lama
13 Money drawer
18 Lit. compilation
23 Asian holiday
25 Victory cry
26 Much of Israel
27 Place to get off:
Abbr.
28 Jones who plays
the announcer in
The Hunger
Games
31 Apparel
sometimes
protested
32 Chicken
paprikash, e.g.
33 Hmm ... I was
thinking of
something else
34 Tormented, as
with doubt
36 West Pointer
39 Spotlit number,
perhaps
41 Dress length
44 Texting
exclamation
45 Good scoring
opportunity, in
hockey
46 Rhesus monkey,
e.g.
49 Gumshoe
51 Sagging
53 South Asian
rulers
54 Woody Allen
mockumentary
55 My Fair Lady
lady
56 Sweeter, in a way
57 Windows
alternative
62 Pindar product
63 Parade member?
64 Put into operation
65 __ canto
By Jeffrey Wechsler
(c)2014 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
04/24/14
04/24/14
ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE:
Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle
Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis
xwordeditor@aol.com
311 Musical Instruments
WURLITZER PIANO, console, 40 high,
light brown, good condition. $490.
(650)593-7001
312 Pets & Animals
AQUARIUM, MARINA Cool 10, 2.65
gallons, new pump. $20. (650)591-1500
BAMBOO BIRD Cage - very intricate de-
sign - 21"x15"x16". $50 (650)341-6402
GECKO GLASS case 10 gal.with heat
pad, thermometer, Wheeled stand if
needed $20. (650)591-1500
315 Wanted to Buy
WANTED SILVER Dollars
(650)492-1298
WE BUY
Gold, Silver, Platinum
Always True & Honest values
Millbrae Jewelers
Est. 1957
400 Broadway - Millbrae
650-697-2685
316 Clothes
BEAUTIFUL FAUX mink fur jacket (pics
avail) Like new. Sz 10. 650-349-6969
BLACK Leather pants Mrs. made in
France size 40 $99. (650)558-1975
BLACK LEATHER tap shoes 9M great
condition $99. (650)558-1975
LADIES COAT Medium, dark lavender
$25 (650)368-3037
LADIES DONEGAL design 100% wool
cap from Wicklow, Ireland, $20. Call
(650)341-8342
LADIES FUR Jacket (fake) size 12 good
condition $30 (650)692-3260
LARRY LEVINE Women's Hooded down
jacket. Medium. Scarlet. Good as new.
Asking $40 OBO (650)888-0129
316 Clothes
LEATHER JACKET, brown bomber, with
pockets.Sz XL, $88. (415)337-1690
MANS DENIM Jacket, XL HD fabric,
metal buttons only $15 650-595-3933
MINK CAPE, beautiful with satin lining,
light color $75 obo (650)591-4927
NIKE PULLOVER mens heavy jacket
Navy Blue & Red, Reg. price $200 sell-
ing for $59 (650)692-3260
PROM PARTY Dress, Long sleeveless
size 6, magenta, with shawl like new $40
obo (650)349-6059
VELVET DRAPE, 100% cotton, new
beautiful burgundy 82"X52" W/6"hems:
$45 (415)585-3622
VINTAGE 1970S GRECIAN MADE
DRESS SIZE 6-8, $35 (650)873-8167
WHITE LACE 1880s reproduction dress
- size 6, $100., (650)873-8167
317 Building Materials
30 FLUORESCENT Lamps 48" (brand
new in box) $75 for all (650)369-9762
BATHROOM VANITY, antique, with top
and sink: - $65. (650)348-6955
BRAND NEW Millgard window + frame -
$85. (650)348-6955
318 Sports Equipment
BAMBOO FLY rod 9 ft 2 piece good
condition South Bend brand. $50
(650)591-6842
BASEBALLS & Softballs, 4 baseballs 2
softballs, only $6 650-595-3933
BODY BY JAKE AB Scissor Exercise
Machine w/instructions. $50. (650)637-
0930
BUCKET OF 260 golf balls, $25.
(650)339-3195
DARTBOARD - New, regulation 18 di-
meter, Halex brand w/mounting hard-
ware, 6 brass darts, $16., (650)681-7358
GOTT 10-GAL beverage cooler $20.
(650)345-3840
318 Sports Equipment
KIDS 20" mongoose mountain bike 6
speeds front wheel shock good condition
asking $65 (650)574-7743
LADIES STEP thruRoadmaster 10
speed bike w. shop-basket Good
Condition. $55 OBO call: (650) 342-8510
MENS ROLLER Blades size 101/2 never
used $25 (650)520-3425
NORDIC TRACK Pro, $95. (650)333-
4400
POWER PLUS Exercise Machine $99
(650)368-3037
VINTAGE ENGLISH ladies ice skates -
up to size 7-8, $40., (650)873-8167
WET SUIT - medium size, $95., call for
info (650)851-0878
WOMAN'S BOWLING ball, 12 lbs, "Lin-
da", with size 7 shoes and bag, $15.
(650)578-9045
WOMEN'S LADY Cougar gold iron set
set - $25. (650)348-6955
322 Garage Sales
ESTATE /
GARAGE SALE
370 Ferndale Ave, SSF
SAT. 4/26, 9am-4pm
SUN. 4/27, 10am-2pm
322 Garage Sales
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Call (650)344-5200
335 Garden Equipment
2 FLOWER pots with Gardenia's both for
$20 (650)369-9762
LAWNMOWER - American made, man-
ual/push, excellent condition, $50.,
(650)342-8436
REMINGTON ELECTRIC lawn mower,
$40. (650)355-2996
340 Camera & Photo Equip.
CLASSICAL YASHICA camera
in leather case $25. (650)644-9027
SONY CYBERSHOT DSC-T-50 - 7.2 MP
digital camera (black) with case, $175.,
(650)208-5598
YASAHICA 108 model 35mm SLR Cam-
era with flash and 2 zoom lenses $79
(415)971-7555
345 Medical Equipment
PRIDE MECHANICAL Lift Chair, hardly
used. Paid $950. Asking $350 orb est of-
fer. (650)400-7435
WALKER - brand new, $20., SSF,
(415)410-5937
WALKER WITH basket $30. Invacare
Excellent condition (650)622-6695
WHEEL CHAIR asking $75 OBO
(650)834-2583
379 Open Houses
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LISTINGS
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potential home buyers &
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380 Real Estate Services
CIMPLER
REAL ESTATE
Cimpler Real Estate - Reinventing
Home Buying
To Buy Smarter Call Artur Urbanski,
Broker/Owner
(650)401-7278
533 Airport Blvd, 4th Flr, Burlingame
www.cimpler.com
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440 Apartments
BELMONT - prime, quiet location, view,
1 bedrooms, new carpets, new granite
counters, dishwasher, balcony, covered
carports, storage, pool, no pets.
(650)591-4046.
470 Rooms
HIP HOUSING
Non-Profit Home Sharing Program
San Mateo County
(650)348-6660
Rooms For Rent
Travel Inn, San Carlos
$49.-59.daily + tax
$294.-$322. weekly + tax
Clean Quiet Convenient
Cable TV, WiFi & Private Bathroom
Microwave and Refrigerator & A/C
950 El Camino Real San Carlos
(650) 593-3136
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620 Automobiles
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CHEVY HHR 08 - Grey, spunky car
loaded, even seat warmers, $9,500.
(408)807-6529.
DODGE 99 Van, Good Condition,
$3,500 OBO (650)481-5296
MERCEDES 06 C230 - 6 cylinder, navy
blue, 60K miles, 2 year warranty,
$18,000, (650)455-7461
OLDSMOBILE 99 Intrigue, green, 4
door sedan, 143K miles. $1,500.
(650)740-6007.
SUBARU 98 Outback Limited, 175K
miles, $5,500. Recent work. Mint condiit-
ton. High Car Fax, View at sharpcar.com
#126837 SOLD!
VOLVO 85 244 Turbo, automatic, very
rare! 74,700 original miles. New muffler,
new starter, new battery, tires have only
200 miles on it. $4,900. (650)726-8623.
625 Classic Cars
FORD 63 THUNDERBIRD Hardtop, 390
engine, Leather Interior. Will consider
$6,500 /OBO (650)364-1374
VOLVO 85 244 Turbo, automatic, very
rare! 74,700 original miles. New muffler,
new starter, new battery, tires have only
200 miles on it. $4,900. (650)726-8623.
630 Trucks & SUVs
FORD 98 EXPLORER 6 cylinder, 167K
miles, excellent condition, good tires,
good brakes, very dependable! $2000 or
best offer. Moving, must sell! Call
(650)274-4337
635 Vans
67 INTERNATIONAL Step Van 1500,
Typical UPS type size. $1,950/OBO,
(650)364-1374
DODGE 90 RAM PASSENGER VAN,
B-150, V-8, automatic, seats 8, good
condition, $1,700. (650)726-5276.
640 Motorcycles/Scooters
1973 FXE Harley Shovel Head 1400cc
stroked & balanced motor. Runs perfect.
Low milage, $6,600 Call (650)369-8013
BMW 03 F650 GS, $3899 OBO. Call
650-995-0003
MOTORCYCLE GLOVES - Excellent
condition, black leather, $35. obo,
(650)223-7187
640 Motorcycles/Scooters
MOTORCYCLE SADDLEBAGS with
brackets and other parts, $35.,
(650)670-2888
670 Auto Service
SAN CARLOS AUTO
SERVICE & TUNE UP
A Full Service Auto Repair
Facility
760 El Camino Real
San Carlos
(650)593-8085
670 Auto Parts
CAR TOWchain 9' $35 (650)948-0912
HONDA SPARE tire 13" $25
(415)999-4947
SHOP MANUALS 2 1955 Pontiac
manual, 4 1984 Ford/Lincoln manuals, 1
gray marine diesel manual $40
(650)583-5208
SHOP MANUALS for GM Suv's
Year 2002 all for $40 (650)948-0912
SNOW CHAIN cables made by Shur
Grip - brand new-never used. In the
original case. $25 650-654-9252.
SNOW CHAINS metal cambell brand
never used 2 sets multi sizes $20 each
obo (650)591-6842
TIRE CHAIN cables $23. (650)766-4858
680 Autos Wanted
Wanted 62-75 Chevrolets
Novas, running or not
Parts collection etc.
So clean out that garage
Give me a call
Joe 650 342-2483
32
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OSULLIVAN
CONSTRUCTION
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(650)589-0372
Licensed and Insured
Lic. #589596
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WARREN BUILDER
Contractor & Electrician
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Design & Drafting Lowest Rate
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(650)465-8787
Decks & Fences
MARSH FENCE
& DECK CO.
State License #377047
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Stairs - Retaining Walls
10-year guarantee
Quality work w/reasonable prices
Call for free estimate
(650)571-1500
Electricians
ALL ELECTRICAL
SERVICE
650-322-9288
for all your electrical needs
ELECTRIC SERVICE GROUP
ELECTRICIAN
For all your
electrical needs
Residential, Commercial,
Troubleshooting,
Wiring & Repairing
Call Ben (650)685-6617
Lic # 427952
INSIDE OUT ELECTRIC INC
Service Upgrades
Remodels / Repairs
The tradesman you will
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(650)515-1123
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KEEP YOUR LAWN
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We also do seed/sod of lawns
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Sprinklers and irrigation
Pressure washing
Call Robert
STERLING GARDENS
650-703-3831 Lic #751832
Flooring
SHOP
AT HOME
WE WILL
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FREE in-home
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. Dustless Sanding
. Install new custom & refinished
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Gutters
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Handy Help
AAA HANDYMAN
& MORE
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Carpentry Plumbing Electrical
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& PLUMBING
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(650)296-0568
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Lic.#834170
SENIOR HANDYMAN
Specializing in Any Size Projects
Painting Electrical
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40 Yrs. Experience
Retired Licensed Contractor
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Hardwood Floors
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(650)353-6554
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The Garden Doctor
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(650)771-2276
Lic# 36267
Painting
JON LA MOTTE
PAINTING
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Quality Work, Reasonable
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Lic #514269
MTP
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No Job Too Big or Small
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(650)271-1320
Painting
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Screens
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Tree Service
Hillside Tree
Service
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Family Owned Since 2000
Trimming Pruning
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Large Removal
Stump Grinding
Free
Estimates
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The Daily Journal
to get 10% off
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Tile
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Decks Bathrooms
Tile Repair Floors
Grout Repair Fireplaces
Call Mario Cubias for Free Estimates
(650)784-3079
Lic.# 955492
Window Washing
Windows
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San Bruno
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Dental Services
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235 N SAN MATEO DR #300,
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15 El Camino Real,
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Food
CROWNE PLAZA
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1221 Chess Drive Foster City
Hwy 92 at Foster City Blvd. Exit
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333 California Dr.
Burlingame
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San Bruno
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San Mateo
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1390 El Camino Real
Millbrae
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Food
SEAFOOD FOR SALE
FRESH OFF THE BOAT
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Half Moon Bay
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95 Harbor Master Rd..
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Financial
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Furniture
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2833 El Camino Real
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San Bruno, CA
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Guns
PENINSULA GUNS
(650) 588-8886
Handguns.Shotguns.Rifles
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Hunting Accessories
Buy.Sell.Trade
360 El Camino Real, San Bruno
Health & Medical
BACK, LEG PAIN OR
NUMBNESS?
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Dr. Thomas Ferrigno D.C.
650-231-4754
177 Bovet Rd. #150 San Mateo
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579-7774
1159 Broadway
Burlingame
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Jewelers
INTERSTATE
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570 El Camino Real #160
Redwood City
(650)839-6000
Watch batteries $8.99
including installation.
KUPFER JEWELRY
est. 1979
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Platinum, Diamonds.
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Legal Services
LEGAL
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preparation: Divorce,
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provide self help services at your
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Locks
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311 El Camino Real
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LOCAL
director of Peninsula Volunteers, to be its
new CEO starting June 1.
Its been a year since Kitty Lopez vacated
the executive director position after 13
years and went to work as the executive
director of First 5 of San Mateo County.
It was Charlows 39 years of executive
experience in the Bay Area that convinced
the Board of Directors to hire him after
interviewing candidates from across the
country.
After a national search of formidable
candidates, Bart emerged as our next leader
because of his extensive experience and his
work in various nonprot roles in our com-
munity over the last 30 years, Samaritan
House Board Chair Patty Hsiu said in a press
release. He is an established local leader,
an effective organizational builder and a
strategic and innovative thinker.
Charlow will step in just as the organiza-
tion celebrates its 40-year anniversary and
will meet with supporters and guests at
Samaritan Houses annual fundraiser dinner
Saturday, May 3.
I am extremely excited to be here. Ive
known about Samaritan House for many
years being a resident here for many years
and this is a fabulous organization and I
cant think of any agency thats done more
for 40 years for those that are struggling
and this agency, Samaritan House, is doing
it really well, Charlow said. For me, its a
great heart in a great community and Im
just humbled to be chosen.
For an organization that serves 145,000
meals each year, runs the 90-bed Safe
Harbor shelter, attracts 2,000 annual volun-
teers and meets the daily basic needs of
more than 12,000 individuals in San Mateo
County, Samaritan House spokeswoman
Marcy Spiker said Charlow is a welcomed
leader.
Its a very exciting announcement and
transition for us. I think its especially
important during our anniversary as were
looking at strategies for the future, Spiker
said.
Charlow said he too looks forward to
assisting the organization in its outreach
efforts.
Samaritan House does so much. For me,
the key will be integrating it all into a sys-
tem so we can reach people with what they
need, when they need it and get them
back on their feet, Charlow said.
Charlow has spent much of his career vol-
unteering or working in executive roles at
nonprots such as Easter Seals Bay Area,
Silicon Valley FACES, Adult and Child
Guidance Center as well as interim executive
director for Big Brother/Big Sisters,
Coastside Childrens Programs and Loaves
and Fishes of Contra Costa.
How much more rewarding can it get to
help people through their lives? This for me
is the way I like to spend my days and given
any opportunity to do so, its mostly what I
do, Charlow said. I started as a volunteer
and I have the greatest respect for volun-
teers and people who giveth themselves and
the staff who run the agencies. So for me,
its just joyous.
Samaritan Houses annual fundraiser
begins 6 p.m. Saturday, May 3 at the San
Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront in
Burlingame. For more information about
Samaritan House or two purchase tickets
visit samaritanhousesanmateo.org.
samantha@smdailyjournal.com
(650) 344-5200 ext. 106
Continued from page 1
CHARLOW
efforts during the past couple of months. I
also give my heartfelt gratitude to our
property owners for the renewed trust they
have shown in the leadership of the com-
munity. I also know that this afternoon our
focus needs to turn to the additional impor-
tant work before us like focusing on our
city budget and boosting economic devel-
opment, Colapietro said Wednesday after
the votes were counted.
Councilwoman Anne Oliva called the
passage business as usual.
It means stability, she said. We can
move on.
Mail-in ballots were sent out on March 8
and property owners were given 45 days to
turn in ballots. Ballots were due Tuesday
night.
Millbrae voters originally passed the
$144 annual fee for fire services on single-
family homes as one solution to address
the citys budget crisis, which began in
2001, according to a staff report.
Resources have been dwindling, City
Manager Marcia Raines previously said.
She said that the city still needs to pay for
employee benefits and that the citys
streets are at the bottom of state and coun-
tywide levels of sustainability.
The city has implemented more efficien-
cies, such as adopting shared services with
nearby fire agencies. Still, these wont be
enough to sustain the city financially, she
noted. A handful of Millbrae residents
spoke out at a Tuesday night council meet-
ing about the measure. Brian Martin com-
plained that too much money is being
spent on firefighters salaries and pen-
sions.
The new assessment is slated to go into
effect in June.
angela@smdailyjournal.com
(650) 344-5200 ext. 105
Continued from page 1
FIRE TAX
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WORLD
650-354-1100
By Yuras Karmanau
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
DONETSK, Ukraine Russias for-
eign minister warned Wednesday that
attacks on Russian citizens or interests
in Ukraine would bring a rm response
and drew a comparison to the circum-
stances that opened the war with
Georgia in 2008.
Russian citizens being attacked is an
attack against the Russian Federation,
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, a
day after Ukraine announced it was re-
launching a campaign against pro-
Kremlin insurgents occupying govern-
ment facilities in the mostly Russian-
speaking east.
If we were attacked we could certainly
respond, Lavrov said, speaking on the
Kremlin-funded satellite TVchannel RT.
Lavrovs warning came as the Russian
Foreign Ministry issued a separate
statement demanding that Ukraine pull
its armed forces out of the crisis-ridden
region.
If our interests, our legitimate inter-
ests, the interests of Russians have been
attacked directly, like they were in
South Ossetia, I do not see any other
way but to respond in full accordance
with international law, Lavrov said,
referring to the 2008 war that led to the
breaking away of the Georgian republic
of South Ossetia.
In that conict, Russia launched an
invasion of Georgia after it unleashed an
artillery attack on the capital of the sep-
aratist region, where Russian peace-
keeping forces were stationed.
However, unlike the conict with
Georgia, Russia has denied having
troops or agents in eastern Ukraine.
The Russian warnings came as an
accord reached last week in Geneva to
defuse the Ukraine crisis continued to
crumble, with pro-Russian insurgents in
the east defying calls for all sides to dis-
arm and to vacate the buildings they are
occupying.
On Tuesday, Ukraines acting presi-
dent, Oleksandr Turchynov, ordered
resumption of an anti-terrorist opera-
tion against the pro-Russia forces.
However, the highly publicized move
produced little action on the ground
Wednesday.
Aprevious campaign to reclaim seized
buildings showed few results before it
was suspended last week. Ukrainian
forces claimed to have regained control
of one small airport, but insurgents also
seized armored vehicles and reports said
some Ukrainian soldiers had switched
sides.
Amid Russia attack warning,
Ukraine is in a security bind
Russian social media CEO
quits and flees country
By Laura Mills
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
MOSCOW The founder of Russias leading social media
network a wunderkind often described as Russias Mark
Zuckerberg has left his post as CEO
and fled the country as cronies of
President Vladimir Putin have made
steady inroads into the companys own-
ership.
The slow-motion ouster of Pavel Durov
from the network known as VKontakte,
or In Contact, is the latest sign that
independent media outlets in Russia have
become increasingly imperiled.
Although months in the making, the
loss of Durovs leadership in VKontakte means that the
space for free speech on the Russian web could shrink even
further.
Users on VKontakte were even spreading jokes this week
that the new nickname for the In Contact website should
be In Censorship.
As one of his nal acts of deance, Durov posted online
last week what he said were documents from the security
services, demanding personal details from 39 Ukraine-
linked groups on VKontakte, also known as VK.
Kremlin pressure on VK has been accompanied by
increasing enforcement of Russias law against extremism,
which took some prominent opposition and pro-Ukraine
sites off the web in March.
REUTERS
Masked pro-Russia protesters stand guard outside a regional government building
in Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine.
Pavel Durov
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