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Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 • Vol XI, Edition 109

Accused Lewis killer could face death penalty

Suspect in civic leader’s murder charged with lying in wait,mental issues may be a factor
By Michelle Durand make Gregory ask for the court released — or perhaps aren’t exact- Lewis, 54, was found mortally
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF Elarms, 58, of to appoint him ly clear — why Elarms allegedly wounded in the parking garage of
Pittsburgh, eli- an attorney. shot Lewis, the charges filed Hillsdale Shopping Center June 9.
The former acquaintance accused gible for the Judge Carl Tuesday give a little insight into Despite six months of investigation
of gunning down well-known drug death penalty or Holm upheld how they think the crime unfolded. and a hefty financial reward offered,
counselor and activist David Lewis life in prison Elarms’ no-bail The special allegation of lying in the case grew cold until last week-
in a San Mateo shopping center without parole status and wait means Elarms is accused of end. Elarms, who police say was
parking garage lied in wait for his if convicted. ordered him planning to kill Lewis. contacted early in the case, offered
victim, according to prosecutors E l a r m s back to court “The old concept of ambushing up more information and was him-
who say they are still working out David Lewis appeared in Gregory Elarms Jan. 4 to identi- has largely evolved. Now we use it self arrested early Sunday morning
an exact motive. court Tuesday fy his attorney as meaning he caught him after intensive interviews.
The special allegation, coupled afternoon for initial arraignment on and enter a plea. unaware,” said Chief Deputy
with murder and gun charges, could the charges but did little more than Although authorities haven’t yet District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.
See MURDER, Page 22

Police bust
crime ring
Ransacking of dead Hillsborough
woman’s home leads to arrests
By Bill Silverfarb Jose and many
When police arrested two sus- “Every room
pects in Oakland last month for their in the house was
parts in the burglary of a deceased filled with stolen
Hillsborough woman’s home, they property,”
discovered stolen items from 173 Hillsborough
separate victims from California, Matthew police Capt.
Arizona and Florida. Primrose N i c h o l a s
Police arrested Beverly Gottuso told the
Wilkerson, 42, and Matthew Daily Journal
Primrose, 49, after conducting a yesterday.
HEATHER MURTAGH/DAILY JOURNAL high-risk search warrant of their res- The suspects
CALL Primrose volunteer Kirsten Klein hands a client a stocking sack of toiletries and a chicken during the idence Nov. 12 and discovering were also
holiday distribution at the Burlingame nonprofit Tuesday morning. Nonprofits are seeing fewer donations stolen items from at least two involved in
even though need is growing.SEE STORY PAGE 5. Hillsborough homes, including methampheta-
valuable paintings. Police also dis- mine, police
covered hundreds of other stolen Beverly said.
items from victims living in Los Wilkerson Wi l ke r s o n ,

Jail land purchase locked down Altos, Berkeley, San Francisco, San
See BUST, Page 24

By Michelle Durand

San Mateo County supervisors


City residents
heads with coun-
Church, who is resigning to become
the chief elections officer and asses-
sor-county clerk-recorder.
The Board of Supervisors could
NDNU may take evasive
yesterday agreed to spend more
than $17 million for 4.1 acres on the
east side of Highway 101 to build a
ty and

still opt for the previously preferred
location on the existing county
motor pool near the Maguire
action over field issue
By Bill Silverfarb cation after the City Council’s
new jail — a significant win for then preferred a Correctional Facility on Bradford
different site. Street. Tuesday’s unanimous DAILY JOURNAL STAFF action last week to gut the permit, a
Redwood City residents who
“A new jail is approval of the purchase agreement university spokesman said yester-
opposed another correctional facili- Mark Church
something does not obligate them to build on After two years of making com- day.
ty near downtown.
we’ve been talking about for a long the land formerly known as promises with the Belmont NDNU came to the Planning
The 4-0 unanimous vote came
time and I’m pleased to be able to Chemical Way and now called the Planning Commission to amend a Commission in 2008 asking for
without any public comment or
vote for this before leaving the Woodhouse Industrial Park. permit for use at the Koret Athletic amendments to its conditional use
board questions which is a far cry
from past hearings in which dozens board,” said Supervisor Mark Field, Notre Dame de Namur
See JAIL, Page 22 University may withdraw its appli- See NDNU, Page 24
2 Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 FOR THE RECORD THE DAILY JOURNAL

Quote of the Day Snapshot Inside

“I think it was really a cool thing to know 2011: A
what we went undefeated in league are good year
for wine?
probably the best team Burlingame has Experts are
ever had.Burlingame volleyball is definitely predicting a
rebound in
a lot more respected than it was.” sagging sales
— Michelle Neumayr, Burlingame volleyball player and the See page 19
Daily Journal’s Volleyball Player of the Year
“No stopping Neumayr,” page 12

Local Weather Forecast 89 and

Wednesday: Rain in the morning, then a
chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs UConn women’s
in the mid 50s. East winds 10 to 20 mph, basketball team
becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph in the surpassed
afternoon. Wednesday night partly cloudy. UCLA’s 88-win
Lows in the 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 streak Tuesday
Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming most- ANDREW SCHEINER / DAILY JOURNAL See page 12
ly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. The lunar eclipse that was visible from San Carlos Monday was the first time
Thursday night, partly cloudy. Lows in the mid to upper 40s. is 372 years that it occurred on the same day as the Winter Solstice.
Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Lotto This Day in History Thought for the Day

a fire lasting more than 26 hours “A thousand probabilities do not make one fact.”
Dec. 18 Super Lotto Plus
10 11 12 25 33 21
Mega number
Daily Four
5 3 7 1 1910 broke out at the Chicago Union Stock
Yards; 21 firefighters were killed in the
collapse of a burning building.
— Italian proverb

Dec. 17 Mega Millions Daily three midday

In 1775, Esek Hopkins was appointed the commander-in-chief of
the Continental Navy. Birthdays
11 20 26 46 53 12 5 5 3 In 1808, Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op.
Mega number 67, Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, and Piano Concerto No. 4
Daily three evening in G major, Op. 58, had their world premieres in Vienna, Austria.
Fantasy Five In 1864, during the Civil War, Union Gen. William T. Sherman said
4 4 5
3 15 16 37 39 in a message to President Abraham Lincoln: “I beg to present you as
a Christmas-gift the city of Savannah.”
The Daily Derby race winners are California Clas- In 1894, French army officer Alfred Dreyfus was convicted of trea-
sic, No. 5, in first place; Gorgeous George, No. 8 son in a court-martial that triggered worldwide charges of anti-
in second place; and Whirl Win, No. 06, in third Semitism. (Dreyfus was eventually vindicated.)
place. The race was clocked in a time of 1:42.48. In 1940, author Nathanael West, 37, and his wife, Eileen McKenney, Actor Hector ABC news anchor Rapper Luther
27, were killed in a car crash in El Centro, Calif. while en route to the Elizondo is 74. Diane Sawyer is 65. Campbell is 50.
funeral of F. Scott Fitzgerald, who had died the day before.
Bay Area. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 In 1944, during the World War II Battle of the Bulge, U.S. Brigadier Former House Speaker Jim Wright is 88. Actor Hector
State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7 General Anthony C. McAuliffe rejected a German demand for sur- Elizondo is 74. Country singer Red Steagall is 72. Former
Nation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-8 render, writing “Nuts!” in his official reply. World Bank Group President Paul Wolfowitz is 67. Baseball
Opinion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 In 1968, Julie Nixon married David Eisenhower in a private cere- Hall-of-Famer Steve Carlton is 66. Rock singer-musician Rick
Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-11 mony in New York. Nielsen (Cheap Trick) is 64. Rock singer-musician Michael
Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-18 In 1977, three dozen people were killed when a 250-foot-high grain Bacon is 62. Baseball All-Star Steve Garvey is 62. Singer
Food . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19-22 elevator at the Continental Grain Company plant in Westwego, La., Robin Gibb is 61. Golfer Jan Stephenson is 59. Actress
World . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 exploded. BernNadette Stanis is 57. Rapper Luther Campbell is 50.
Datebook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 In 1984, New York City resident Bernhard Goetz shot and wounded Country singer-musician Chuck Mead is 50. Actor Ralph
Comics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 four youths on a Manhattan subway, claiming they were about to rob Fiennes is 48. Actress Lauralee Bell is 42. Country singer Lori
him. McKenna is 42. Actress Dina Meyer is 42.
Publisher Editor in Chief
Jerry Lee Jon Mays *** Francisco in 1944, performed by the San
Do you know in which movie the song Francisco Ballet.
Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . (650) 344-5200 Fax: (650) 344-5290 “White Christmas” made its debut? Do you ***
To Advertise:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . know who wrote the song, and who sang it The tree used as the Rockefeller Center
Classifieds: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . in the movie? See answer at end. Christmas Tree in New York is always
Events: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . *** recycled. Typically about 65 feet tall and
News: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The 1955 hit song “Nuttin’ For 35 feet wide, the tree becomes three tons of
Delivery: . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christmas” was recorded by 6-year old mulch that is donated to the Boy Scouts.
Career: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barry Gordon (born 1948). In the song, the The tree’s trunk is donated to the U.S.
800 S. Claremont St., Ste. 210, San Mateo, Ca. 94402 boy is not expecting any gifts from Santa Equestrian team in New Jersey to use as an
because of all the bad things he did, such obstacle jump.
as; he broke his bat on Johnny’s head and ***
by Mike Argirion and Jeff Knurek The weight of the average mall Santa is hid a frog in his sister’s bed. Mel Torme (1925-1999) wrote “The
Unscramble these four Jumbles,
218 pounds. *** Christmas Song” (also known as
one letter to each square, *** When kissing under the mistletoe, cor- “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire”) in
NEW BIBLE Jumble Books Go To:

to form four ordinary words.

The original purpose of tree skirts placed rect etiquette is for the man to remove one 1944. It only took him 45 minutes to write
NEVAK under the Christmas tree was to keep can- berry when he kisses a woman. When the the song. It was on a hot summer day, and
dle wax from dripping on the floor. berries are gone, there’s no more kissing he was thinking cool thoughts. The song
©2010 Tribune Media Services, Inc. *** underneath that mistletoe. was first recorded by Nat King Cole (1919-
All Rights Reserved.
The last state to declare Christmas an *** 1965) in 1946.
NISEG official holiday was Oklahoma in 1907. In an effort to boost sales in the winter ***
The first state that declared it a legal holi- months, Coca-Cola created an ad cam- Answer: The movie was “Holiday Inn”
day was Alabama in 1836. paign in which Santa was a Coke drinker. (1942) starring Bing Crosby (1903-1977)
CUPHIC *** The jolly red-coat wearing Coca-Cola and Fred Astaire (1899-1987). Irving
Dec. 26 is National Candy Cane Day. Santa made its first appearance in an ad in Berlin (1888-1989) wrote the song “White
Dec. 12 is National Poinsettia Day. The Saturday Evening Post in 1931. Christmas” and Crosby sang it in the
*** Through 1964, Santa was shown playing movie. Bing Crosby’s recording of the song
HECREY with toys, raiding the refrigerator and read- has sold over 100 million copies around
Now arrange the circled letters The longest homemade candy cane was
to form the surprise answer, as made in 2001 by a candy store owner in ing a list of good boys and girls, all while the world.
suggested by the above cartoon.
Michigan. The candy cane was 58 feet long enjoying a refreshing Coca-Cola. When Berlin presented the Oscar for
A: “ ” and 2 1/4-inch wide. *** Best Song at the 1943 Academy Awards, he
(Answers tomorrow) *** In the movie “"It’s A Wonderful Life" read his own name as the winner. He
When Robert May (1905-1976) created (1947) George Bailey’s Uncle Billy goes to became the first artist to present himself
Answer: What the tree planters did at mealtime —
THEY “DUG” IN a Christmas poem for Montgomery Ward the bank to deposit $8,000 but he loses the with an Oscar.
in 1939 he wrote about a red-nosed rein- money. Bing Crosby went on to star in the movie
deer named Rollo. Company executives *** “White Christmas” in 1954.
did not like the name, nor did they like Fairies, mushrooms and fish dance to the
May’s other name idea: Reginald. Finally, music of the “Nutcracker Suite” in the
the reindeer was named Rudolph. Disney movie “Fantasia” (1940). Know It All is by Kerry McArdle. It runs in
*** *** the weekend and Wednesday editions of the
Daily Journal. Questions? Comments? E-
On average, each American household The first complete performance of the mail or call
mails 28 Christmas cards per year. Nutcracker ballet in America was in San 344-5200 x114.
THE DAILY JOURNAL LOCAL Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 3

County urges veto SCENE OF RECOVERY

on local hire policy
By Michelle Durand further insight into his leanings.
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF Although the policy affects the
construction workforce of the
A San Francisco plan to hire half greater Bay Area, local officials say
of its construction workforce on city it particularly impacts San Mateo
projects solely from residents is County because of a 70-mile provi-
misguided and threatens to hurt the sion that encompasses projects at
already sluggish economy of the the San Bruno jail, the Hetch
entire region, according to San Hetchy water system and San
Mateo County supervisors. Francisco International Airport.
“This is not the time to put isola- Current labor agreements provide
tion around a community,” said protection now but any tweaks or
Supervisor Carole Groom. new contracts would kick in the
Groom co-authored a resolution local hire policy, Tissier said.
calling on San Francisco Mayor Making San Francisco workers
Gavin Newsom to veto the so-called travel to those projects flies in the
face of the environmental protec- ANDREW SCHEINER / DAILY JOURNAL
local hire legislation passed last
tions the policy argues for, accord- The corner of Glenview and Claremont drives in San Bruno near where a 30-inch gas line exploded Sept.9. The
Tuesday 8-3 by the San Francisco
ing to San Mateo County supervi- homes in the background are on the 1600 block of Claremont Drive.
Board of Supervisors.
At a hastily called special session sors.
Tuesday, the San Mateo County Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson Dec. 17 after one suspects onto
Board of Supervisors adopted the said she isn’t automatically opposed Local Brief of the San Mateo Highway 101, the
resolution and remarked that the to local hiring policies; while on the Zoo Barber Shop San Mateo police
Bay Area should be working togeth- East Palo Alto City Council the city Three charged in employees caught up with
er rather than setting up barriers to adopted one to help it establish eco- barbershop holdup robbed followed their 2003 gold
employment. nomic viability. their getaway car Buick exiting
But the ratio was nowhere near 50 Two men charged in the armed with his own Ralston Avenue.
“If this is rejected, it would be
percent and the radius of impact holdup of a San Mateo barbershop last onto Highway The suspects
time for all of us to sit down and talk
didn’t extend past the city. Friday appeared in court but declined 101. threw the gun
about this,” said Supervisor
Both, Jacobs Gibson said, are to enter pleas to 10 counts of first-
Adrienne Tissier.
“absolutely absurd.” degree robbery and one count of sec- Dedrick Sevier The incident Bryan Carter onto the freeway
The policy phases in the require- began just before but police caught
The San Francisco policy further ond-degree burglary. them along with a woman driving the
ments, beginning with 20 percent 2 p.m. when Carter entered the shop at
burdens construction apprentices Bryan Deonte Carter, 19, and getaway car.
the first year and ramping up to 50 1226 El Camino Real and sat down as
looking for work experience, said Dedrick Montre Sevier, 21, both asked
percent within seven years. if awaiting a turn. After approximate- Sevier is on parole for a 2008
Victor Torreano, vice president of for court-appointed attorneys and
Newsom has until Dec. 24 to ly five minutes, Sevier and the juve- Menlo Park robbery, according to the
the San Mateo County Building were ordered back to court Dec. 28 to
either sign or veto the law, although nile allegedly entered with a Ruger District Attorney’s Office.
Trades Council. identify their lawyers and enter pleas.
that could still be overridden. A 9MM handgun, ordered the barbers Prosecutors will also charge the 17-
Construction is already nomadic Bail for both was set at $100,000.
Newsom spokeswoman said the and clients to the ground and took year-old as an adult, said Chief
mayor “understands San Mateo The pair, and a juvenile whose their jewelry, wallets and cash. Deputy District Attorney Steve
County’s concerns” but offered no See POLICY, Page 24 name is being withheld, were arrested After the barber tracked down the Wagstaffe.

sacked on Poplar Avenue before 2:16 p.m. SAN BRUNO

Police reports Tuesday, Dec. 7.
Disturbance. A man was threatening Petty theft. $177 was stolen from the 1100
other residents and grabbing a staff mem- block of El Camino Real before 7:47 p.m.
The police station is that way ber on Jackson Avenue before 10:14 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4.
An elderly man was walking into Tuesday, Dec. 7.
the hospital with a gun on Alameda Stolen vehicle. A vehicle was stolen from Vandalism/malicious mischief. The pas-
de las Pulgas in Redwood City Tiller Lane before 6:26 a.m. Friday, Dec. senger side of a car was keyed on the 800
before 10:40 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3. 3. block of Mills Avenue before 9:43 p.m.
Gun shots heard. Multiple gun shots Sunday, Dec. 5.
were heard on Hoover Street before 2:45 Burglary-vehicle. A stereo was taken
REDWOOD CITY p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2. from a vehicle on the 100 block of San
Vehicle burglary. A radio and money Burglary-residential. The screen of a Juan Avenue before 4:14 a.m., Dec. 5.
were taken from a vehicle on Sierra Street house was entered and the house was ran- Robbery. A woman’s purse was stolen by
before 5:40 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7. sacked on Hampton Avenue before 4:48 a man on the 1700 block of El Camino
Burglary-residential. A house was ran- p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2. Real before 9:08 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10.
4 Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 LOCAL THE DAILY JOURNAL

Attempted murder conviction overturned

By Michelle Durand and assault. also representing Fonua’s family in assaulting a police officer. between 10 p.m. and sunrise. The
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF Fonua accepted a civil case and allegedly did not Prosecutors documented felony civil injunction, issued on behalf of
and should be call one or more witnesses in Jared cases related to the Fonua family the city of San Mateo, also made
Jared Fonua, member of a San released shortly, Fonua’s criminal trial out of concern from 2003, including Timote Fonua Fonua liable for any violence on his
Mateo family so well-known to law having served it might hurt that outcome. Fonua who was sentenced to three years in property.
enforcement the city passed an and earned cred- was convicted on one count of prison for punching a bicyclist rid-
A communications dispatcher
injunction giving its home a curfew, it for a large attempted murder and sentenced to ing home from the grocery store
chunk of the 13 years in prison. carrying a gallon of milk. In who testified at the injunction trial
had his 13-year prison sentence for testified that prior to a temporary
original sen- The trial was not Fonua’s first-run February 2005, Olaiha and Willis
attacking a man with tree stakes ban earlier that year, the only
overturned because his defense Jared Fonua tence, said in with the law. In February 2004, Fonua were arrested for resisting
Chief Deputy he was arrested and ultimately arrest, threatening an officer and address generating law enforcement
attorney also represented his rela- District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. acquitted of similar charges after a inflicting great bodily injury against calls similar to the Fonua residence
tive in another case. In 2005, Fonua, then 22, stood man was shot in the back. Another an officer. Another Fonua cousin was the Hillsdale Shopping Center.
Prosecutors decided they could trial for attempting to murder two man, John Tonga, pleaded no con- was also tried on gun charges.
not overcome Donald Bergerson’s brothers with his fists and three-foot test to assault with a deadly weapon. In December 2006, a judge
conflict of interest and instead wooden tree stakes after pulling the Three months later, Fonua and declared Olaiha Fonua Sr.’s home at Michelle Durand can be reached by e-
offered Fonua, 27, a seven-year brothers from a vehicle the previous another relative, Kent Fonua, were 107 N. Grant St. a public nuisance mail: or
prison deal for attempted murder October. At the time, Bergerson was arrested for fighting in the street and and permanently banned gatherings by phone: (650) 344-5200 ext. 102.

Local Briefs ing lot at SFO Feb. 3 before taking a trip to South San Francisco needed enough backup power STATE GOVERNMENT
Africa. When he returned April 13, Mackay wrote in the event of an earthquake or other catas-
a $2,277 check to pay for parking from a closed trophe. But the California Independent • The Consumer
Man guilty of writing bad account, according to the Sheriff’s Office. System Operator finally released the plant Federation of
check for airport parking from its contract Tuesday after Pacific Gas & California, a statewide
Fossil-fueled power plant to close Electric Co. recently installed a cable under consumer rights organi-
A self-employed Texas man pleaded guilty in zation, has recognized
San Mateo County Superior Court Friday to one San Francisco Bay that can bring in energy
San Francisco’s last fossil-fueled power state Sen. Joe
felony count of writing a check with insufficient from elsewhere.
plant will shut down by Dec. 31 after years of Simitian, D-Palo Alto,
funds for parking his car at the San Francisco political squabbles and health concerns. for his 2010 voting record with a 100 percent
International Airport for 69 days starting in The 45-year-old Potrero Hill power plant is
Man killed in crash was
score on its annual legislative scorecard.
February. fueled by diesel and natural gas. Stanford grad student
John Charles Mackay, 47, was released from The plant, owned by GenOn Energy Inc. PALO ALTO — A man who was killed in a Middlefield Road at about 12:50 a.m. Saturday
custody with credit for time served after being and Mirant Corp., is considered one of the crash in Palo Alto over the weekend has when he lost control of his car, Palo Alto police
ordered to pay restitution and being placed on state’s dirtiest. Some residents in the city’s been identified by the Santa Clara County med- said.
three years probation, according to the San Mateo southeast neighborhoods have blamed it for ical examiner’s office as Stanford University grad- Nielsen, originally from Denmark, was study-
County Sheriff’s Office. higher rates of asthma and cancer. uate student Rune Thode Nielsen. ing nanotechnology at Stanford, according to his
Mackay parked his vehicle in a long-term park- The facility continued operating because Nielsen, 25, of Palo Alto, was traveling south on website.
THE DAILY JOURNAL LOCAL / BAY AREA Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 5

Nonprofits give out food and toy donations

By Heather Murtagh few months ago, brought bread in for came with special notes. A tan teddy
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF the volunteers. bear, for example, came with a note
“I like giving back to those who that simply said “My name is Colin.”
Two-year-old Adrian Mendoza was help me,” she said. The book “Baby Bear, Baby Bear,
overwhelmed Tuesday morning Joseph’s daughter helped her get in What do you see?” had a small bear
standing amongst piles and piles of touch with CALL Primrose a few attached by rubber band.
toys inside the Burlingame United months back when it was clear food Jacob Rudger, a 15-year-old sopho-
Methodist Church. was scarce. Since then, she’s been more from Carlmont High School,
First he set his eye on a plastic- able to use donations for soups and to was helping people shop. He called
looking suitcase full of fake food, fol- keep healthy. the volunteer effort awesome.
lowed by a colorful bowling set. The Distribution began in the morning While needs were met this holiday
latter of the two options retained his with a line from 139 Primrose Road in season, CALL Primrose provides
attention. Adrian got his mother’s Burlingame to the corner of Howard food for individuals and family
attention and she decided to pick it up Avenue staying steady by 10 a.m. The throughout the year. Food donations
to take home. nippy weather wasn’t a deterrent. are always welcome, especially as the
“He’s overwhelmed,” Imelda People knew the center is small inside nonprofit works to restock its pantry
Mendoza said of her son’s desire to and only one to two clients could fit if after Christmas. In the days to come,
look around in the toy area. everyone was to get their food. food and toy donations are still wel-
The Mendoza family was one of Inside was a well-oiled machine. come. Watt encouraged people to
250 that received food and toys from People came in one at a time giving consider re-gifting any early gifts they
CALL Primrose, a Burlingame non- their name and getting an envelope receive like food baskets which could
profit helping those in need. from Watt. Those with teenagers were help a family this holiday season.
Executive Director Mary Watt noted given gift cards. People with children
an increase in need during recent were able to visit the church next door The CALL Primrose Center is
Two-year-old Adrian Mendoza looks at the piles of toy donations at the
years. Though the amount regular and select gifts for their little ones. Burlingame United Methodist Church, which was set up as part of the located at 139 Primrose Road in
donors have been able to give has Everyone was given a variety of holiday distribution by CALL Primrose Tuesday morning. Burlingame. It is open from 9 a.m. to
gone down a bit, CALL Primrose has items. 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. For
seen a few new donors pop up during Volunteer Kirsten Klein handed long one which “culminates in happi- people carrying boxes. more information about CALL
the tougher time. people a stocking of toiletries and a ness.” In the neighboring church, those Primrose visit
Yesterday, all receiving help were chicken. Teens from local high schools were with a hall pass came in and were or call 342-2255.
happy and grateful. In another area, Phyllis Everson, on hand to help carry boxes to cars. paired with a volunteer shopper who
One woman offered hugs to every- who has volunteered for about 10 Depending on the size of a person’s held a plastic bag and helped those
one in the building. Many people said years, works with teens to hand out family, they may receive more than searching navigate the sea of sporting Heather Murtagh can be reached by e-
“thank you” and “Merry Christmas.” boxes full of food. Donning a Santa one box. Those waiting in lie often goods, dolls, tiaras, classic board mail: or by
Diane Joseph, who became a client a hat, Everson described the day as a stepped out to offer a hand to older games and books. Some donations phone: (650) 344-5200 ext. 105.

organization without a warrant. each to two of the foundation’s prin- has been charged in the 1991 stran- enough evidence to charge him.
Bay Area Briefs cipals. gling death of a San Jose woman.
U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn But the district attorney’s crime lab
Walker said Tuesday the attorneys Earlier this year the judge found Santa Clara County prosecutors say
Judge orders feds to pay for the U.S. chapter of the now- that investigators illegally intercept- Ralph Baldenegro was charged with
recently re-examined evidence in the
$2.5M in wiretapping case defunct Al-Haramain Islamic ed the principals’ electronic com- murder Tuesday after DNA evidence
case and found Baldenegro’s DNA on
munications without warrants. Bucalo’s clothing and fingernails.
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal Foundation should receive $2.5 mil- linked him to the killing of Julie
judge has ordered the government to lion for waging their nearly four Bucalo, who was found dead in her Baldenegro is serving time at San
pay more than $2.5 million in attor- year legal challenge to the Bush Prison inmate charged with apartment at age 26. Quentin for crimes in Alameda
ney fees and damages after he con- administration’s so-called Terrorist 1991 murder in San Jose The district attorney’s office says County, but is expected to be brought
cluded investigators wiretapped the Surveillance Program. SAN JOSE — A 60-year-old Baldenegro was a possible suspect at to Santa Clara County to face murder
phones of a suspected terrorist Walker also awarded $20,400 inmate at San Quentin State Prison the time, but prosecutors didn’t have charges.
6 Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 STATE THE DAILY JOURNAL

California braces for next wave of heavy rain

By Gillian Flaccus a commuter rail station in Sorrento not sure how much longer the luck inches was expected there through which charred 250 square miles
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Valley because of heavy rains, but will hold out,” he said. Wednesday. above the suburbs tucked below the
no damage was reported, police For all the perils of the torrential Up to two inches of rain per hour San Gabriel Mountains.
LOS ANGELES — If six days of spokeswoman Lt. Andra Brown rains, there was a silver lining: The was expected in areas primed for a A debris flow of rocks and mud
pounding rain wasn’t enough to said. water is expected to help ease the major mudslide by last year’s wild- about three feet deep was detected
dampen holiday spirits, a seventh A mudslide closed one street in effects of years of drought. fire in suburbs just north of the city. in the area early Tuesday and fore-
could prove to be downright danger- the La Jolla area of San Diego. Thursday is expected to be dry, with The storm was expected to drop a casters warned of possible rainfall
ous. Other inconveniences have so far sunshine. There will be light rain on total of 10 1/2 to 15 1/2 feet of snow rates of .75 inch to 1 inch an hour
Forecasters expected heavy rains been relatively minor: Rescuers had Christmas Day in parts of at Mammoth Mountain, about five and thunderstorm rates of 2 inches
across California going into to pluck some stranded motorists California. hours northeast of Los Angeles in an hour in the region.
Wednesday, and authorities began from rain-swollen creeks. Shoppers The immediate concern, however, the Eastern Sierras, capping off “It means that once the heaviest
evacuations late Tuesday as concern dodged puddles while buying last- was the impact of the expected what’s already made record books rains start, it should be a very active
grew about potential mudslides in minute Christmas gifts. Disney downpours, particularly in areas as the December ever at the ski time up there,” Cannon said.
the wildfire-scarred foothills across resorts canceled a plan to shower where wildfires stripped hillsides of resort. Heavy rains also fill riverbeds and
the southern part of the state. visitors with artificial snow. the vegetation that keeps soil in Mudslides are a significant risk creeks that remain dry much of the
Officials ordered evacuation of “We’ll keep our fingers crossed, place and burns up dead leaves and for three years after a fire and are year, often spilling onto roadways
232 homes in La Canada Flintridge but the more rain that comes, the other debris that act like a sponge. especially likely anytime the rainfall and washing them away.
and La Crescenta, foothill suburbs possibility of mudslides is definitely Downtown Los Angeles received rate reaches or exceeds one inch per In San Bernardino County, east of
of Los Angeles, because of forecasts real,” said Jim Amormino, one-third of its annual average rain- hour, said Susan Cannon, a research Los Angeles, the normally dry
of more heavy rains on already sat- spokesman for the Orange County fall in less than a week. As of mid- geologist with the U.S. Geological Mojave River was running 17 feet
urated mountainsides. sheriff’s office, which has rescued morning Tuesday, the rain gauge at Survey. deep and overflowing onto the road-
San Diego police also ordered nine people from the flooding in the the University of Southern That’s a likely scenario Tuesday way, said Tracey Martinez, spokes-
evacuations of about a dozen homes past 24 hours. California campus recorded 5.77 night into Wednesday in the area woman for the county’s fire author-
in the city’s Carmel Valley area and “We’ve been lucky so far, but I’m inches. Forecasters said another 2 burned by last year’s Station Fire, ity.

State Briefs Homeless couple rescue 4

Census: No gains in House seats for California Congress approves bill
from car in Merced creek
By Judy Lin California remained the most popu- lecting state Board of Equalization.
MERCED — A homeless couple
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS lous state in the nation, with 37.3 mil- This year, voters expanded the com- to limit shark fin trade in Merced are being hailed as heroes
lion people in 2010. The state had mission’s scope to include congres-
33.9 million residents in 2000. sional districts. WASHINGTON — Congress has for rescuing four people whose car
SACRAMENTO — California is
California had gained seats every The final six members of the 14- approved a bill to limit the lucrative plunged into a creek.
not gaining any seats in the House of trade in shark fins, especially off the
Representatives for the first time in decade going back to 1930. In 2000, member California Citizens West Coast, as demand rises for Joseph Edwards and his common-
eight decades, according to 2010 the state gained one House seat. Redistricting Commission were shark fin soup in Asia and other law wife, Bernice Gonzales, were
Census figures released Tuesday. The latest population count will selected last week. parts of the world. huddled under a downtown bridge
However, California will hold on to help guide a newly formed state com- “We think the initial eight commis- The bill, approved this week by during a rainy night when they saw
all of its current 53 seats under the mission responsible for carving new sioners did an excellent job of com- the House and Senate, would a car miss a turn on a street, go over
new state population totals being used congressional and state legislative dis- plementing regional and ethnic diver- require all vessels to land sharks an embankment and flip into Bear
to reallocate the nation’s 435 congres- tricts. sity,” said Tunua Thrash of the with fins attached and prevent non- Creek around 12:30 a.m. Friday.
sional seats. Voters in 2008 stripped the state Greenlining Institute, a nonprofit fishing vessels from transporting The Merced Sun-Star reports that
While California’s population grew Legislature of the responsibility for group advocating for racial and eco- shark fins without their carcasses. while Gonzales called 911, Edwards
by 10 percent in the past decade, it drawing boundaries and entrusted the nomic justice. Rising demand for shark fin soup, a jumped into the frigid water. He had
was the state’s slowest growth rate independent citizens commission to The commission faces a daunting delicacy in many cultures, has led to helped all four people out of the
listed on a chart for California going determine the districts. The panel also task of drawing those districts in eight an increase in removal of shark fins, water by the time police and fire
back to 1910. will determine districts for the tax-col- months, she said. with the bodies dumped overboard. crews arrived.

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2010 census shows slowing U.S.growth,GOP gains

By Hope Yen House seats. month based on birth and death the 1940 census. That is the decade rate is roughly 10 percent.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Census Bureau expects to records place the 2010 count some- in which the Great Depression “We have a youthful population
release Tuesday the first results where between 305.7 million and slashed the population growth rate that will create population momen-
WASHINGTON — If govern- from the once-a-decade government 312.7 million, up from 281.4 mil- by more than half, to 7.3 percent. tum through a large number of
ment estimates hold true, the close- count, figures that will be used to lion in 2000. That range means U.S. The U.S. is still growing quickly births, relative to deaths, for years to
ly watched 2010 census will show reapportion the 435 House seats growth over the previous decade relative to other developed nations. come,” said Mark Mather, an asso-
America’s once-torrid population among the 50 states. The numbers would be at a slower pace than the The population in France and ciate vice president at the
growth dropping to its lowest level trigger a high-stakes process where- 13.2 percent increase from 1990 to England each increased roughly 5 Population Reference Bureau, a pri-
in seven decades. In Congress, the in the dominant party in each state 2000. percent over the past decade, while vate firm in Washington that ana-
steady migration to the South and redraws the election map, shaping Demographers believe the official in Japan the number is largely lyzes census data. “But demogra-
West should be a boon for the political landscape for the next 2010 count will be 308.7 million or unchanged and in Germany the pop- phers generally expect slower
Republicans, with GOP-leaning 10 years. lower, putting U.S. growth at ulation is declining. China grew at growth in the first decade of the 21st
states led by Texas picking up Census estimates provided this around 9 percent, the lowest since about 6 percent; Canada’s growth century.”

Justices recuse themselves in office-building case

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Schwarzenegger administration seven state appellate judges be state’s high court to allow the sale of disappear forever.”
regarding the selling of state office assigned to review the governor’s 24 state buildings as a way to raise An appeals court stalled the sale
SACRAMENTO — All seven
members of the California Supreme buildings. petition. $1.2 billion. He warned that unless while it reviews the deal. The high
Court are recusing themselves from Acting Chief Justice Marvin Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger the state can close escrow before the court is housed in one of the build-
hearing an appeal by the Baxter on Tuesday directed that made a last-minute plea to the end of the year, “the sale may well ings that would be sold.
8 Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 NATION THE DAILY JOURNAL

Obama secures GOP votes U.S.

By Donna Cassata
teen birth rate
hitting all-time low
By Mike Stobbe and Unplanned Pregnancy.
WASHINGTON — President THE ASSOCIATED PRESS “But I think they are living in fam-
Barack Obama locked up enough ilies that experience that stress. They
Senate Republican votes Tuesday to ATLANTA — The U.S. teen birth are living next door to families that
ratify a new arms control treaty with rate in 2009 fell to its lowest point in lost their jobs. ... The recession has
Russia that would cap nuclear war- almost 70 years of record-keeping touched us all,” Brown said.
heads for both former Cold War foes — a decline that stunned experts Teenage moms, who account for
and restart on-site weapons inspec- who believe it’s partly due to the about 10 percent of the nation’s
tions. recession. births, are not unique. The total
Eleven Republicans joined The birth rate for teenagers fell to number of births also has been drop-
Democrats in a 67-28 proxy vote to 39 births per 1,000 girls, ages 15 ping, as have birth rates among all
wind up the debate and hold a final through 19, according to a govern- women except those 40 and older.
tally on Wednesday. They broke ment report released Tuesday. It was For comparison look to the peak
ranks with the Senate’s top two a 6 percent decline from the previ- year of teen births — 1957. There
Republicans and were poised to give ous year, and the lowest since health were about 96 births per 1,000 teen
Obama a win on his top foreign pol- REUTERS officials started tracking the rate in girls that year, but it was a different
icy priority. Democratic Senator John Kerry,left,and Republican Senator Richard Lugar 1940. era, when women married younger,
“We know when we’ve been beat- discuss their support of ratifying the new START treaty. Experts say the recent recession said Stephanie Ventura, a co-author
en,” Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of that Americans are safer and more stopping the proliferation of nuclear — from December 2007 to June of the report issued by the federal
Utah told reporters hours before the secure with the New START treaty weapons, and provide the necessary 2009 — was a major factor driving Centers for Disease Control and
vote. than without it.” flexibility to structure our strategic down births overall, and there’s Prevention. The CDC births report is
Ratification requires two-thirds of Four other Republican senators — nuclear forces to best meet national good reason to think it affected based on a review of most birth cer-
those voting in the Senate and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Johnny security interests.” would-be teen mothers. tificates for 2009.
Democrats need at least nine Isakson of Georgia, Bob Corker of Vice President Joe Biden and “I’m not suggesting that teens are Overall, about 4.1 million babies
Republicans to overcome the oppo- Tennessee and Robert Bennett of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham examining futures of 401(k)s or how were born in 2009, down almost 3
sition of Minority Leader Mitch Utah — said they would back the Clinton made a rare visit to the the market is doing,” said Sarah percent from 2008. It’s the second
McConnell of Kentucky and Jon Kyl pact. Capitol Tuesday to lobby lawmak- Brown, chief executive of the consecutive drop in births, which
of Arizona, the party’s point man on “We are on the brink of writing the ers. National Campaign to Prevent Teen had been on the rise since 2000.
the pact. next chapter in the 40-year history of Conservative foes of the accord —
The Obama administration has
made arms control negotiations the
centerpiece of resetting its relation-
wrestling with the threat of nuclear
weapons,” Foreign Relations
Committee Chairman John Kerry,
among them possible GOP presiden-
tial candidates Mitt Romney, Sarah
Palin, Newt Gingrich and Tim
Oil spill voted top
ship with Russia, and the treaty was
critical to any rapprochement.
Momentum for the accord acceler-
ated earlier in the day Tuesday —
D-Mass., said after the vote.
Obama has insisted the treaty is a
national security imperative that will
improve cooperation with Russia, an
Pawlenty — argue the treaty would
restrict U.S. options on a missile
defense system to protect America
and its allies and lacks sufficient pro-
news story of 2010
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The oil spill received 54 first-
the seventh day of debate — when argument loudly echoed by the cedures to verify Russia’s adher- place votes out of 180 ballots cast
Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, the nation’s military and foreign policy ence. NEW YORK — The massive for the top 10 stories. The health
No. 3 Republican in the Senate, leaders, former Presidents George “The administration did not nego- Gulf of Mexico oil spill, triggered care bill was next, with 30 first-
announced his support. H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton and six tiate a good treaty. They went into by a deadly blast at a rig used by BP, place votes. The U.S. election was
The treaty will leave the United Republican secretaries of state. the negotiations it seems to me with was the top news story of 2010, fol- third.
States “with enough nuclear war- In a fresh appeal for ratification, the attitude with the Russians just lowed by the divisive health care
heads to blow any attacker to king- Defense Secretary Robert Gates said like the guy who goes into the car overhaul, according to The In fourth place was the U.S. econ-
dom come,” Alexander said on the Tuesday that the treaty would dealership and says, ’I’m not leaving Associated Press’ annual poll of edi- omy, which had been voted the top
Senate floor, adding, “I’m convinced “strengthen our leadership role in here until I buy a car,”’ Kyl said. tors and news directors. story of 2009.

National Briefs fell about 30 feet into a stage pit because the person was not author- a new study released Tuesday. record or didn’t graduate high
during a preview Monday night. ized to speak publicly about the The report by The Education school.
The safety tether that clips to his musical. Trust bolsters a growing worry
‘Spider-Man’ stunt goes back failed to prevent the spill. among military and education lead- Stopgap spending
awry; is show in peril? The performer, identified by a fel- Nearly 1 in 4 fails ers that the pool of young people measure clears Congress
low cast member as 31-year-old military exam qualified for military service will
NEW YORK — Broadway might Christopher Tierney, was wheeled grow too small. WASHINGTON — Congress
need a superhero to save the new out of the Foxwoods Theatre on a MIAMI — Nearly one-fourth of The military exam results are also cleared a stopgap funding bill
Spider-Man musical. stretcher, still in his costume, and the students who try to join the U.S. worrisome because the test is given Tuesday to keep the federal gov-
“Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” taken by ambulance to Bellevue Army fail its entrance exam, paint- to a limited pool of people: ernment open into March, a tem-
the most expensive production in Hospital with minor injuries. He ing a grim picture of an education Pentagon data shows that 75 percent porary truce until Republicans and
Broadway history, suffered its suffered broken ribs and internal system that produces graduates who of those aged 17 to 24 don’t even President Barack Obama rejoin
fourth accident in a month when a bleeding, said the castmate, who can’t answer basic math, science qualify to take the test because they the battle over the budget next
stuntman playing the web-slinger spoke on condition of anonymity and reading questions, according to are physically unfit, have a criminal year.
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Belmont should reconsider they are today, a decision that will disclose her evidence. decade, to refer to Obama’s “pretty Opinions expressed in letters, columns and
perspectives are those of the individual
actions on Koret Field result in many children and Silverfarb knows better than almost speech that someone else wrote for writer and do not necessarily represent the
teenagers of Belmont being the real anyone, that discussion of Koret him” as mentioned in “False praise views of the Daily Journal staff.
Editor, losers. Field can entail hours.
for the ‘tax deal’” in the Dec. 10 edi- Editorials represent the viewpoint
Maybe unbeknownst to them, the of the Daily Journal editorial board
tion of the Daily Journal, but it also
Belmont City Council Tuesday night Tom Snider Gordon and Evelyn Seely and not any one individual.
shows that this letter writer doesn’t
turned its back on the broader Bel- Belmont Belmont OUR MISSION
mont community seemingly to serve The letter writer is the president of The letter writers are members of know the first thing about public It is the mission of the Daily
Journal to be the most
a small minority. After two years of the Belmont United Soccer Club. Belmont Residents for a Tranquil speaking. For a speech to be deliv-
accurate, fair and relevant
due process and community input Community. ered like few other than Obama can, local news source for those
from all sides of this issue, Bel- who live, work or play on
you have to “own” it. Content and
mont’s Planning Commission and
Excellent coverage the MidPeninsula.
City should appreciate NDNU delivery have to be yours, not some- By combining local news and sports
city staff developed and approved an on Koret field issue coverage, analysis and insight with the latest
one else’s. Obviously, Obama has
Amended Conditional Use Permit Editor, Editor, business, lifestyle, state, national and world news,
researchers and speech writers who we seek to provide our readers with the highest
for Notre Dame de Namur Univer- Compliments to Bill Silverfarb on Why, oh, why are the neighbors of quality information resource in San Mateo County.
sity’s Koret Field that reflected a fair per his instructions can draft ideas
his article, “Belmont City Council Notre Dame de Namur University so Our pages belong to you, our readers, and we
compromise for all involved parties guts univerity’s permit for field use” determined not to let the university out for him, and teleprompters to choose to reflect the diverse character of this
dynamic and ever-changing community.
and would have benefited over 1,000 in the Dec. 16 edition of the Daily use its own land. It was suggested by make it unnecessary to learn it all by
Belmont youth. Journal, for his comprehensive, the mayor that they close the field at heart, but the speeches must be his Jerry Lee
The proposed changes by the City even-handed account of Tuesday 6 p.m. That is ridiculous to say the Editor in Chief
own before delivered, with his own Jon Mays
Council to the approved Planning evening’s Belmont City Council least. final touch. That’s quite clear for Sports Editor
Commission’s Amended CUP de- meeting. During the spring and summer and Nathan Mollat
anyone who bothers to listen with an Copy Editor/Page Designer
railed that entire two-year process. In our view, in dealing with the early fall we have “daylight savings Erik Oeverndiek
open mind. It was equally obvious
The council’s proposed restricted complexities of the Koret Field time” and they should be able to use Production Manager
hours of play leaves NDNU with no issue, the council reached a the field till dark. The purpose of that George Bush didn’t “own” the Nicola Zeuzem

spare field time available for use by Solomonic balance. The affected daylight savings time is to give us speeches he made. Actually, he often Production Assistant
Julio Lara
the Belmont community, and all the neighbors certainly did not get all more leisure day light to enjoy our delivered speeches way over his own Marketing & Events
other proposed changes sought by they wished, but the consensus outdoor activities. Sports are a big head and could barely understand Kerry McArdle

the Council will most likely result in among them was that they were part of the life of our youth and the Senior Reporter
the questions asked afterwards. Michelle Durand
NDNU withdrawing its application treated fairly. neighbors should be darn lucky the However, I have to agree with this Reporters
to Amend the CUP altogether and It is disappointing, indeed, to read university sponsors these events. In- Josh Koehn, Heather Murtagh, Bill Silverfarb
writer that President Obama proba-
fall back to the original CUP. the intemperate remarks of univer- stead of complaining about the noise Senior Correspondent: Events
bly shouldn’t have yielded in a Susan E. Cohn
Should this occur, NDNU will con- sity President Judith Maxwell Greig. they should be over in the stands
tinue to use Koret Field under the In omitting the neighborhood groups supporting the teams and joining in hostage situation. We don’t negotiate Business Staff
Charlotte Andersen Mark Aspillera
current terms and conditions of the from “nearly two years of hard on the enthusiasm of the games. with terrorists, nor with politicians Jennifer Bishop Gloria Brickman
Charles Clayton Gale Green
original CUP. In addition, the restric- work,” she shows a deep ignorance Don’t these complainers remember who block everything for short- Jeff Palter Shirley Marshall
Kris Skarston
tions the city imposes under the of the formation of the original they were young once. The univer- sighted political gain, with no regard
original CUP on the use of Koret Koret Field Task Force, which was sity is an asset to the city of Belmont Interns • Correspondents • Contractors
for how it hurts others and the dam- Jack Brookes Jenna Chambers
Field will prevent the children and created to bring neighbors and and the neighbors should appreciate age to the country at large. Obama Diana Clock Michael Costa
Emily DeRuy Philip Dimaano
teenagers of Belmont from using the NDNU together. that. If the noise is too much for you, Darold Fredricks Miles Freeborn
was up against a compact front of Brian Grabianowski Cheri Lucas
field. An opportunity for our youth Belmont Youth Sports groups were you always have the option to move. Nick Rose Andrew Scheiner
Republicans, dead set on taking him Alex Shamis Michelle Sibrian
to play on an all-weather field, every late comers in negotiating with Also, many of the coaches have full
down, no matter the cost or conse- Jeremy Venook
year, at no financial cost to Belmont, NDNU to rent Koret Field, and were time jobs and are not available to
quences or violation of democratic Correction Policy
will be lost. at no time involved in negotiations coach until after work . The Daily Journal corrects its errors.
I urge the Belmont City Council to among the neighborhood group, the principles. Yet, he should have stood If you question the accuracy of any article in
the Daily Journal, please contact the editor at
reconsider its recent actions, deny Planning Commission, NDNU and Dorothy Goff firm, for the sake of the country, and
the appeal, and implement the the city of Belmont. San Bruno or by phone at: 344-5200, ext. 107
stared down the unpatriotic, selfish
Amended CUP approved by Bel- Greig stated that “The City Council, obstructionists. The tax cut for the
mont’s Planning Commission and by contrast [to the Planning Com-
city staff. The Belmont community mission], based its decision...on
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10 Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 BUSINESS THE DAILY JOURNAL

Banking drive stock indexes

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS is at its highest since Aug. 29, 2008. Investments. “We’re 18 months into this
Dow 11,533.16 +55.03 10-Yr Bond 3.3260% -0.0230 Corporate mergers have picked up recovery, and good things are gradually
Nasdaq 2,667.61 +18.05 Oil (per barrel) 90.02 NEW YORK — Financial companies strongly this year. That, along with signs happening.”
led stock indexes to new two-year highs of an improving economy and a tax cut Financial companies were the best
S&P 500 1,254.60 +7.52 Gold 1,388.00
Tuesday after another big banking deal package passed last week, have helped performers. JPMorgan Chase & Co.
raised hopes that more acquisitions drive stocks up. The S&P 500 has rose the most among the 30 companies
could be on the way. jumped 6.3 percent this month and 12.5 that make up the Dow. The stock rose
Toronto-Dominion Bank said it is percent this year. 2.6 percent to $41. Bank of America
buying Chrysler Financial, the automak- Investors like to see an increase in Corp., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and
er’s old lending arm, from Cerberus deals because it shows that companies Wells Fargo Corp. all rose by more than
Capital Management LP for $6.3 bil- are becoming more confident in the 1 percent.
lion. It was the latest example of a rela- economy. It also leads investors to hunt “There’s a perception that some of the
tively healthy Canadian bank buying a for companies that might become tar- ... bigger banks will start an acquisition
U.S. lender battered by the financial cri- gets for buyers. program of their own in addition to what
sis. Toronto-Dominion bought Research firm Dealogic reported we’re seeing with some of the Canadian
Commerce Bancorp Inc. in 2008, and Tuesday that the total dollar amount of banks,” said Randy Bateman, chief
just four days ago Bank of Montreal corporate deals has jumped 18 percent investment officer for Huntington Asset
said it would buy Milwaukee-based to $2.7 trillion so far this year compared Advisors.
bank Marshall & Ilsley Corp. for $4.1 with all of 2009. Caterpillar Inc., Adobe Systems Inc. jumped 6 percent
billion. Chevron Corp. and Google Inc. have to $30.93 after the software maker
The S&P 500 closed above the level it also made significant deals in 2010. reported earnings that were much
reached on Sept. 12, 2008, the last trad- “There is growing optimism about the stronger than analysts had expected. The
ing day before the collapse of Lehman economy, or at least the U.S. economy, company also raised its forecast for
Brothers at the height of the financial in 2011,” said Alan Gayle, senior invest- earnings and revenue in the current
crisis. The Dow Jones industrial average ment strategist for RidgeWorth quarter.

Divided FCC adopts rules to protect Web traffic

By Joelle Tessler content and services, such as those from security systems over dedicated networks
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS rivals. as long as these services are separate from
The rules require broadband providers to the public Internet.
WASHINGTON — A divided Federal let subscribers access all legal online con- In addition, the regulations prohibit
Communications Commission has tent, applications and services over their wireless carriers from blocking access to
approved new rules meant to prohibit wired networks — including online calling any websites or competing applications
broadband companies from interfering services, Internet video and other Web such as Internet calling services on mobile
with Internet traffic flowing to their cus- applications that compete with their core devices, and require them to disclose their
tomers. businesses. But the rules give broadband network management practices, too. But
The 3-2 vote Tuesday marks a major providers flexibility to manage data on the rules give wireless companies would
victory for FCC Chairman Julius their systems to deal with problems such as get more leeway to manage data traffic
Genachowski, who has spent more than a network congestion and unwanted traffic because wireless systems have more band-
year trying to craft a compromise. including spam as long as they publicly width constraints than wired networks.
The FCC’s three Democrats voted to disclose their network management prac- Genachowski said the regulations will
pass the rules, while the two Republicans tices. prohibit broadband providers from abusing
opposed them, calling them unnecessary The regulations prohibit unreasonable their control over the on-ramps that con-
regulation. The new rules are likely to face network discrimination — a category that sumers use to get onto the Internet. He said
intense scrutiny on Capitol Hill once FCC officials say would most likely the companies won’t be able to determine
Republicans take over the House. include services that favor traffic from the where their customers can go and what
Meanwhile, public interest groups decried broadband providers themselves or traffic they can do online.
the regulations as too weak, particularly for from business partners that can pay for pri- “Today, for the first time, we are adopt-
wireless systems. ority. The rules do, however, leave the door ing rules to preserve basic Internet values,”
Known as “net neutrality,” the rules pro- open for broadband providers to experi- Genachowski said. “For the first time,
hibit phone and cable companies from ment with routing traffic from specialized we’ll have enforceable rules of the road to
favoring or discriminating against Internet services such as smart grids and home preserve Internet freedom and openness.”

Business Briefs
Hovnanian trims fiscal 4Q loss on smaller charges
LOS ANGELES — Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. says it
trimmed its fiscal fourth quarter loss as the homebuilder
booked smaller land-related write-downs versus a year ago.
But slowing homebuyer demand led to a 13 percent drop in
new home contracts for the quarter.
The company said Tuesday it lost $132.1 million, or $1.68 a
share, for the three months ended in October. That compares
with a loss of $250.8 million, or $3.21 a share, in the prior-year
Revenue dropped to $353 million from $437.4 million the
year before.
Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters were expecting a loss
of 66 cents a share on revenue of about $288.1 million.
Hovnanian is based in Red Bank, N.J.

ViaSat receives $13.8M in delivery orders

CARLSBAD — Wireless communications provider ViaSat
Inc. said Tuesday it has received $13.8 million in delivery
orders under a military contract.
The contract with the PM Force XXI Battle Command
Brigade and Below includes the installation and test of produc-
tion satellite ground station and network control center equip-
ment, among other systems.
Shares in ViaSat slipped 14 cents to $43.96 in afternoon trad-

World stocks buoyed ahead of US growth data

LONDON — Global stock markets rose Tuesday as tensions
on the Korean peninsula subsided and hopes mounted over the
pace of the U.S. economic recovery. The euro dropped, howev-
er, after Portugal became the latest European country to be
warned of a possible credit rating downgrade.
In Europe, the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares
closed up 60.19 points, or 1 percent, at 5,951.80 while
Germany’s DAX rose 59.39 points, or 0.9 percent, to 7,077.99.
The CAC-40 in France was 42.41 points, or 1.1 percent, high-
er at 3,927.41.
THE DAILY JOURNAL BUSINESS Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 11

Craigslist removes global adult services listings

By Stephanie Reitz Blumenthal, The removal was first reported on website demanding its removal. into prostitution.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS who is also a Wired magazine’s website. A Craigslist official told U.S. law- The website has also come under
U.S. Senator- Blumenthal called the company’s makers during a House Judiciary increased scrutiny since the
HARTFORD, Conn. — Craigslist elect, says decision a victory against sexual Committee panel a few weeks later September jailhouse suicide of 24-
has confirmed that it removed its Craigslist repre- exploitation of women and children, that the website has no plans to
sentatives con- and against human trafficking con- resume its adult services section. year-old Philip Markoff, a former
controversial adult services section Boston University student.
firmed to his nected to prostitution. Craigslist, which is largely free,
from its international sites, Markoff was awaiting trial for the
office Tuesday “This move is another important has been under prosecutors’ scrutiny
Connecticut’s attorney general said that it had for years. It tried to police the post- fatal shooting of Julissa Brisman of
step in the ongoing fight to more
Tuesday, four months after it did the removed erotic effectively screen and stop perni- ings on its adult services page by
same for its U.S. sites.
Richard New York City and the armed rob-
services listings cious prostitution ads,” he said. charging a fee to post the ads and bery of a Las Vegas woman. Rhode
The U.S. move in September Blumenthal from hundreds requiring them to be vetted and
Craigslist replaced the adult serv- Island prosecutors also accused him
came under pressure from officials, of sites in dozens of other countries. ices section’s link on United States approved.
including Connecticut Attorney Representatives of San Francisco- The section carried ads for a vari- of attacking a stripper.
sites with a black-and-white “cen-
General Richard Blumenthal, over based Craigslist did not immediate- sored” bar on Sept. 4 after ety of erotic services, including per- Markoff had met the women
whether Craigslist was adequately ly return messages Tuesday about Blumenthal and 16 other state attor- sonal massages and a night’s com- through ads for erotic services post-
policing illegal ads. when the change went into effect. neys general sent a joint letter to the panionship, which critics say veered ed on Craigslist.

Wind energy
Money habits have family roots
By Eileen AJ Connelly Personality.” She said more people to change. Arming yourself with some basic
firm moving
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS are doing some personal reckoning
and trying to break free from
“What you want to do is become
more conscious of the finances in
money skills that can be put to work
will help when you’re trying to fig-
out of state
NEW YORK — If every budget ingrained patterns. That requires your life,” she said. “You hear a lot By Bill Draper
ure out how to change your habits.
you’ve ever tried has failed, maybe “recognizing what’s behind them about mindfulness, and that’s what THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Identify one or two issues to start
it’s because you didn’t first examine and using that knowledge to develop we need.”
with. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A
your attitudes toward money. new habits,” said Gurney, who is Here are some steps to help you
based in Sarasota, Fla. become more mindful of your Small steps can lead to big California-based wind turbine manu-
Personal relationships with
money reflect influences that go all Gurney developed nine profiles to finances: changes that make you feel better facturer is moving its headquarters
the way back to childhood. Kids broadly categorize money behav- Identify your values regarding about the process. A simple move and production operations to a site at
learn from the ways their parents iors. With names like Hunters, High money. like taking the credit cards out of Kansas City International Airport,
handle spending, saving and debt. Rollers, Safety Players, Achievers, Start exploring what you learned your wallet can be a start. where the company plans to create
Other family members, peer groups and Perfectionists, the profiles are about money as a child. Perhaps you It takes about six weeks to change more than 200 new jobs over the next
and, of course, advertising and mar- based on 13 traits identified using a heard conflicting messages from a habit — and you’ll likely always six years.
keting also have an impact. series of questions to probe child- your parents. You might find that have to work on maintaining it. “We Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon hailed
You may rebel against these expe- hood memories and adult behaviors you identify with both in different never quite wipe the slate clean,” Nordic Windpower USA as the type
riences, or emulate them. But the linked to money. There are several situations, said Elizabeth Husserl of technology company his adminis-
Gurney said. tration has been working to bring to
growing field that combines behav- other similar programs that use per- Rubiano of Inner Economics, a
sonality traits, with numerous money coaching service in Don’t expect a smooth ride. the state. His administration
ioral psychology and personal
finance says the lessons you learned quizzes available online. Berkeley, Calif. It might take a few tries before approved $5.6 million in incentives
as a child will continue to play a Others say labels don’t matter that Also consider what triggers your you discover what works best for for the company to make the move.
role long after you’re on your own. much. “Once you label somebody, spending patterns — perhaps a need you: For some spenders, allowing a “This is an important step forward
That doesn’t mean you can’t take so what?” said Lois Vitt, chair of the to impress others or fight feeling certain amount for splurges may be for the economy of Kansas City and
control of your spending and saving Institute for Socio-Financial Studies deprived? a winning strategy, while others find indeed this entire region,” Nixon said
habits. Whether you hope to save to based in Charlottesville, Va. “I’m a Gurney noted not all traits are a strict spending plan removes the Tuesday at a news conference.
buy a house, pay down debt or shed spender in some categories, I’m a negative. “I look at them as a bal- need for willpower. Nordic Windpower makes two-
that Scrooge-like reputation, the key saver in others.” ance sheet,” she said. “Some traits “We like to hold on to that behav- bladed wind turbines for the rapidly
to financial success is awareness of Whether you’re more comfortable work as assets.” ior that makes us feel so comfort- growing wind-energy market. Its cur-
the role money plays in your life. finding a classification to identify Educate yourself about personal rent headquarters in Berkeley, Calif.,
able,” Gurney said. Test out differ- and an assembly facility in Pocatello,
The recession and its aftermath with or working with a broader finance.
has sparked new interest in finding approach, Vitt said what’s important The amount of information avail- ent strategies to find those that are Idaho, will be moving to Kansas City.
the root causes of money problems, is making an effort to define how able about money management and suitable for sustaining your desired Nixon said Nordic plans to invest
said Kathleen Gurney, founder of you think and feel about money, investing is vast compared with changes. “Everybody slips back, nearly $16 million in facilities at the
Financial Psychology Corp. and how your values influence your what consumers could get just a because habits are powerful,” airport and will be the first wind tur-
author of “Your Money decisions, and what you would like decade or two ago, noted Vitt. Gurney said. bine production plant in the state.
Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010

<< Jury still out on Tim Tebow’s performance, page 14

• AP names Chip Kelly top college football coach, page 15

Niners are not

saying which
Smith will start
By Janie McCauley

SANTA CLARA — Mike Singletary is

keeping mum on his starting quarterback.
The coach has made up his mind on who
will get the call for San Francisco’s must-win
game Sunday at St. Louis. He just isn’t saying
which guy named Smith will be under center
for the 49ers.
Smith 1 or Smith 2? Singletary says it might
just be both.
“It depends on how the
game goes,” Singletary
said Tuesday.
He said he has talked to
both quarterbacks and
insists each will get his
share of reps in practice
this week to be ready to
Alex Smith A little gamesmanship
to keep the Rams guess-
ing, perhaps?
“It’s something that I
don’t really want to
announce right now,”
Singletary said. “You
know, in all honesty, in
terms of an advantage or
whatever, I just think the
only real advantage that
Troy Smith we could have is to go
there and play well. All
the other stuff is the cat-and-mouse stuff, but I
just think that it’s important for us to prepare
well this week and get ready to go.”
At 5-9, if the 49ers win out they can still fin-
ish in a three-way tie with St. Louis and
Seattle and capture the awful NFC West
crown — which would end a seven-year play-
off drought for this franchise and make good

See NINERS, Page 16

UConn sets
new record
By Doug Feinberg

HARTFORD, Conn. — Men’s teams.

Women’s teams. No. 89 belongs to UConn. It

No stopping Neumayr
beats them all.
The No. 1-ranked Huskies women’s basket-
ball team topped the 88-game winning streak
set by John Wooden’s UCLA men’s team
from 1971-74, beating No. 22 Florida State
93-62 on Tuesday night. Playing with the
By Josh Koehn match. But Erle said what makes Neumayr even more unique is her relentlessness that has become its trademark
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF work ethic and potential to improve. — and would have made Wooden proud —
“I think it’s limitless as far as volleyball goes,” he said. “She’s Connecticut blew past the Seminoles as it has
Of the five years Steve Erle has been in charge of Burlingame’s going to be a strong college player because she works so hard. She’s so many other teams in the last 2 1/2 years.
girls’ volleyball program, Michelle Neumayr holds a distinct title. always the first one in the gym and last one to leave. She’s played Maya Moore had a double-double with a
“She’s the best I’ve ever seen,” he said. for some really good coaches and clubs, but she still wants to learn career-high 41 points and 10 rebounds and
Every now and then, it’s OK to buy into the hype. Because when things.” Bria Hartley added 21 points for the Huskies,
it comes to Neumayr — the Cal-bound senior who is the Daily Neumayr is in such an elite class that last week she played in the who have not lost since April 6, 2008, in the
Journal’s Female Volleyball Player of the Year after leading Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match & Skills NCAA tournament semifinals. Only twice
Burlingame to its best record in school history — the 6-foot-1 out- Competition. The event was held in Kansas City and Neumayr during the record run has a team come within
side hitter is as multi-dimensional as they come. received the invite after being selected to the American Volleyball single digits of UConn — Stanford in the
To fully understand how important Neumayr was to the Panthers’ Coaches Association’s First Team, which consists of the top 24 NCAA championship game last season and
success this season, one only needs to take a look at the stat sheet. players in the country. Baylor in early November.
Of the 1,162 kills the team had while going 28-6, Neumayr Despite all the accolades, Neumayr seems to understand that the When the final buzzer sounded, UConn
accounted for more than half. She was also first on the team in digs, Panthers’ season wasn’t about showcasing just one player. players sprinted across the floor to shake
third in blocks and recorded an astounding mark of one ace for “I think it was really a cool thing to know that we went undefeat- hands with the student section as fans held up
every four serves attempted. ed in league and are probably the best team Burlingame has ever signs with “89” and the Huskies logo on them.
Helping Burlingame to an undefeated record in the Peninsula had,” she said. “Burlingame volleyball is definitely a lot more A couple of other fans raised a banner that
Athletic League Bay Division, which gave the Panthers their second respected than it was.” read “The Sorcerer of Storrs.” After a brief
straight league title, Neumayr showed off her versatility in each huddle in front of their bench, UConn players
See NEUMAYR, Page 16
See UCONN, Page 16
THE DAILY JOURNAL SPORTS Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 13

Americans lord over ski world

By Pat Graham
“It’s a tall task,” said Ligety, who won gold in
the combined at the 2006 Turin Games.
imen to enrich her explosion in the slalom and
giant slalom. She figured the only way to main-
Vonn and Ligety are far from the only tain an advantage over best friend and top rival
Sometimes, even the best in the business need Americans making an early impression on the Maria Riesch of Germany was to get better at the
a little inspiration before a big race. slopes this season. events Vonn’s struggled with most — the techni-
Prior to her competition last weekend, three- Julia Mancuso, winner of two silver medals in cal ones.
time World Cup champion Lindsey Vonn tuned Vancouver, has been skiing solid and is sixth in She currently leads Riesch by just three points
in to a men’s race, hoping to draw motivation the overall standings. Even more, there’s been a in the overall standings after both crashed out of
from watching Ted Ligety. bevy of up-and-coming women’s skiers consis- the slalom course Tuesday during a race in
Ligety attacked the hill and captured the giant tently placing in the top 30. Alice McKennis, 21, Courchevel, France.
slalom in Alta Badia, Italy. Instantly inspired, recently took 11th during a downhill at Lake
Vonn also changed her diet, basically elimi-
Vonn followed suit, winning the super-com- Louise, Alberta.
nating breads, rices, dairy and pastas — all the
bined in Val d’Isere, France. “They’re all on a great track right now, and
they’re all showing a lot of potential,” said Vonn, things she typically craves.
It’s been that kind of season for the U.S.
skiers. who lives and trains in Vail, Colo. “We try to So far, her training routine is paying off. Vonn
After a stellar showing at the Vancouver work as a team and feed off of each other and credits her increased strength for helping her
Olympics last winter, hauling in a team-record learn from each other. That’s why we’re able to stave off what looked to be certain wipeouts in
eight medals, the Americans are still riding the have the success we’re having right now.” two races this season to not only finish but wind
momentum, with Ligety and Vonn currently On the men’s side, Bode Miller has started off up on the podium.
leading the overall World Cup standings. slowly, with just one top-10 finish so far this sea- In Lake Louise, she momentarily went down
The U.S. team’s performance has become the son. This after winning gold, silver and bronze on her left hip before springing back up off the
chatter on the slopes. in Vancouver to run his career total to five Winter snow and regaining her tuck position to keep
“I think there’s a lot of people that are very Games medals. charging down the mountain and finish second.
impressed with what we’re doing and there’s a However, there’s an influx of youth waiting in She nearly went down again in a downhill
lot of people talking about the strength of our the wings, skiers such as Travis Ganong, the 22- race over the weekend, before regaining her bal-
team and the dominance right now that we year-old out of Squaw Valley, Calif., who recent- ance and winning the race.
have,” Vonn said. “It’s so motivating and inspir- ly finished 20th at a super-G in Lake Louise. “I’ve made a lot of mistakes this year in my
ing and makes you want to keep skiing fast.” It’s been quite a showing for the Americans races and I’ve been able to make really fast
The fact Vonn is skiing this well hardly comes this season in the traditionally European-domi- recoveries because of the training I’ve done this
as a surprise. She’s the gold standard in the sport nated sport. summer,” Vonn said.
and has picked up right where she left off in As for garnering more respect, Ligety said that Ligety’s source of motivation in the offseason
Vancouver when she won the downhill and took was attained years ago through skiers such as
was simple — missing out on the medals in
bronze in the super-G — on a badly bruised Miller and Daron Rahlves.
Vancouver. That didn’t sit well with the skier
right shin, no less. “We used to be able to train with the
Ligety’s rise to the top of the standings does Austrians, but they don’t let us do that anymore known as “Teddy Ball Game” for his cool under
come as a surprise. He’s known more as a tech- because they know we can beat them,” Ligety pressure.
nical skier but has diligently worked on improv- said. “I guess that’s respect in a way. “That’s a big motivator,” said Ligety, who cap-
ing his speed. His extra attention to the downhill “Over the last few years, we’ve definitely tured the overall GS title last winter for the sec-
appears to be spilling over as he’s flying through gained more respect in the ski racing world.” ond time in three seasons. “You’re training in the
even the tightest of giant slalom courses. For both Vonn and Ligety, the early season gym and going in there five days a week — you
Americans Lindsey Vonn,top,and Ted Ligety,
The 26-year-old from Park City, Utah, won success can be directly attributed to a strong fit- above,lead the World Cup skiing standings. don’t always want to be in there.
his third straight World Cup giant slalom race ness program. “But it’s definitely good motivation to think
last weekend. Vonn took the opportunity over the summer to ing and her diet. about that and know that this little extra work is
Can he retain his overall lead all season? revamp her entire routine, overhauling her train- She incorporated track workouts into her reg- going to help you in those situations.”
14 Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 SPORTS THE DAILY JOURNAL

Was Tebow terrific or terrible? Redskins’ McNabb

By Arnie Stapleton
eight times for 78
yards in Denver’s
39-23 loss to the
“I thought he played well,”
Raiders cornerback Nnamdi
felt ‘disrespected’
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Tim
Tebow either demonstrated he was-
Raiders. “We did
some things well,
some things I
Asomugha said. “He ran the ball
well like we knew he would. I
thought he threw well. The passes
by being benched
n’t ready for the NFL or provided he was throwing, they were on the THE ASSOCIATED PRESS McNabb said
glimpses of greatness in his first have to get better he wasn’t even
at. We didn’t money for the most part. So I think
NFL start. he did OK.” ASHBURN, Va. — Donovan aware that he
It’s all in the eye of the beholder: have any was being
Defensive tackle Tommy Kelly McNabb felt disrespected by the
Denver’s rookie quarterback was Tim Tebow turnovers offen- demoted to No.
said Tebow made the most of the way he was benched by Washington
either Tim Terrific or Tim Terrible in sively so that 3 quarterback
conservative calls. Redskins coach Mike Shanahan.
his debut last weekend in Oakland. always gives you a better chance. for the final two
“We just have to execute a little “You could tell their game plan “Everything was handled awk-
The truth is probably smack dab in was specifically for his skill set. wardly,” McNabb said Tuesday on games of the
the middle. better on third down. Honestly, I season until
have to go back and look at the film They didn’t want to put him in too his weekly radio show on
The Tebow haters found plenty of much trouble, a lot of drop-back ESPN980, “somewhat to a disre- Donovan Shanahan
flaws in his game: his measly total to know everything. But just be announced the
passes,” Kelly said. “They put him spect to me and to the team.”
of eight completions in a paltry 16 crisper, quicker and better with my McNabb move to
reads.” in a lot of boot situations where he Making his first public comments
pass attempts and a pitiful 2-for-7 could use his athletic ability and he since his demotion last week, reporters the next day.
performance out of the shotgun, in Tebow’s 100.5 passer rating was As for the benching, McNabb con-
the highest in team history for a pro did a very good job.” McNabb said he strongly disagreed
manageable down and distances no Broncos interim coach Eric with the decision, but he has a big- ceded he’s had a tough year, but he
less. They point to his 2-for-12 debut and the highest among the said he felt he had made enough
NFL’s seven rookie quarterbacks Studesville, who has already ger problem with the way he says
third-down conversion rate. declared Tebow his starter for the organization leaked the news to progress in his first season in the
who have debuted this season. Redskins’ offense to give the team
Tebow fans loved his 40-yard Sunday when the Houston Texans the media before informing him.
The Raiders were impressed by something to build on. Shanahan
touchdown jaunt — the longest by (5-9) visit Denver (3-11), praised “Because of the timing and
the former Florida star who was said he benched McNabb because
an NFL quarterback in his first his quarterback’s play and poise. because of all the leaks and every-
stunningly selected in the first round the team had been mathematically
career start — and learning that he “He did a lot of the things that we thing that was put out there, and no
of the draft by former Broncos eliminated from the playoffs and he
was supposed to hand the ball off to always thought he could do. He made putting out the fire, so to speak,”
coach Josh McDaniels. wanted to evaluate the two other
Correll Buckhalter on the third-and- plays scrambling and running the ball McNabb said, “I’m hearing every-
24 play only added to the amaze- “People said he couldn’t be an quarterbacks, Grossman and John
on the long draw play. He threw the thing through the media.”
ment. NFL quarterback but he made some Beck.
ball, even though we didn’t throw it a Shanahan waited until Thursday
And they adored his 33-yard good throws, he had some good evening to tell McNabb that Rex “The way this whole thing went
whole lot of times, he did make some
touchdown pass that went through a runs,” linebacker Quentin Groves nice throws and completions that we Grossman would be the starter for down to me was ’off’ and one that I
defensive back’s hands before set- said. “He does what suits him best needed,” Studesville said. the rest of the season, even though strongly disagree, with because I’ve
tling into Brandon Lloyd’s hands as and that’s what it is.” “And I think his management of rumblings of a possible switch had always believed that if you start some-
he tumbled out of the end zone. And what best suits him right now the game, getting us in and out of been circulating all week. thing you finish it,” McNabb said. “I
Another of his passes was is passing prudently and running a things, handling that environment is “I was pulled back by it. All of a wanted to be out there with the team.
dropped by running back Lance Ball bunch. not an easy thing. When those fans sudden you get this news a couple ... Other quarterbacks have struggled
in the end zone, although Tebow get cranked up there in Oakland, it’s of days before the game, you do feel a little bit, but I’m the one that’s got to
But the big question about Tebow go through this ’evaluation process.”’
was a tad late delivering the ball. is can he run like he did in college a difficult environment and we somewhat disrespected,” McNabb
Tebow is probably more realistic thought he handled that well. His said. “You could have told me earli- McNabb was asked if he felt
and survive in the pros? He’ll have demeaned by serving as the third-
than either faction, saying there was energy was unbelievable that he er or at least prepared me for it. ...
some good and some bad in his to become more of a pocket passer, string quarterback.
brought to the sidelines.” The term I did use was professional.
debut, plenty to be proud of but lots and to do that, he’ll have to refine The Broncos don’t figure to be You would like to hear it early, and “Yeah, I don’t think too many guys
of work to do. his footwork and his throwing quite as conservative in their play if you hear it late, it kind of throws go from 1 to 3,” he answered. “That’s
“I think I did OK,” he said after mechanics, two things he’s spent calling with Tebow against the off the preparation for a lot of an unfortunate situation that I guess
throwing for 138 yards and running countless hours on. Texans. guys.” I’m one of a few to be a part of.”
THE DAILY JOURNAL SPORTS Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 15

Oregon’s Chip Kelly Yankees get thrifty, only

hit with $18M luxury tax
wins AP coach of year
By Anne M. Peterson It didn’t take long for it
By Ronald Blum

NEW YORK — The New York Yankees

lowered spending on players by $12 million
tax was sent to teams Tuesday and obtained by
The Associated Press.
Boston is the only other team that will have
to pay. The Red Sox, who missed the playoffs
this year, exceeded the payroll threshold for the
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS to become clear that this year, cutting payroll by $5 million and first time since 2007 and owe $1.49 million.
Bellotti had hired his heir slashing their major league-leading luxury tax According to the collective bargaining
EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon athletic officials apparent. When Bellotti by more than $7 million. agreement, the Yankees and Red Sox must
were so convinced that Chip Kelly was des- was tapped to take over as New York was hit with an $18 million luxu- send checks to the commissioner’s office by
tined to be head coach of the Ducks they the school’s athletic direc- ry tax Tuesday by Major League Baseball. Jan. 31.
offered him the job before it came open. tor, Oregon announced in The tax was New York’s lowest since 2003 Red Sox president Larry Lucchino declined
Smart move. December 2008 — as the and down from $25.7 million last year, when comment.
In just his second season leading Oregon, Ducks prepared for the the Yankees won the World Series.
Holiday Bowl — that Since the current tax began in 2003, the
Kelly is taking the second-ranked Ducks to Chip Kelly “Atta baby. And right now we’re in the $170s,” Yankees have run up a bill of $192.2 million.
the national championship game on Jan. 10 Bellotti would become
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said, The only other teams to pay are Boston
against No. 1 Auburn — and for that he was full-time AD at some point and Kelly was the
looking ahead to his 2011 payroll. ($15.34 million), Detroit ($1.3 million) and
voted AP Coach of the Year on Tuesday. head-coach in waiting.
That spring, Bellotti made it official and Season-ending payroll information and the the Los Angeles Angels ($927,000).
Kelly received 24 votes from the 60-mem-
ber AP football poll panel to beat out his BCS Kelly took over the Ducks.
title game counterpart, Gene Chizik of In his first season as head coach, Kelly led
Auburn, who received 17 votes. the Ducks to a 10-3 record and the Pac-10
Stanford’s Jim Harbaugh was third with five championship, tailoring his explosive offense
votes, TCU’s Gary Patterson, last year’s win- to the dual talents of quarterback Jeremiah
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each received three votes. Getting one vote publicity brought about when star running
apiece were Nevada’s Chris Ault, Oklahoma back LeGarrette Blount punched a Boise State
State’s Mike Gundy and Miami, Ohio’s Mike player after an opening game loss.
Haywood, who led the school to a Mid- Oregon regrouped and went on to the Rose
American Conference championship before Bowl for the first time since New Year’s 1995.
taking the top job at Pittsburgh last week. Kelly was met by more turbulence this past
One voter abstained and four did not return spring when both Masoli and running back
ballots. LaMichael James got into trouble.
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game absence.

Continued from page 12
Continued from page 12
Troy Smith, the 2006 Heisman Trophy win-
ner at Ohio State who joined the Niners in
September, initially filled in after Alex Smith
separated his non-throwing left shoulder Oct.
24 at Carolina and then kept the job even after
re-emerged wearing “89 and Counting” T- on team president Jed York’s declaration that the 2005 No. 1 overall draft pick was healthy
shirts and bounced around at center court the Niners would come back from an 0-5 start again.
before posing for photos. to reach the postseason. Then it was back to Alex Smith.
“I’m not John Wooden and this isn’t Singletary’s uncertain future very well
Yet it was Troy Smith who led the 49ers to
UCLA,” coach Geno Auriemma said. “This is could hinge on the arm of the Smith he has
a 23-20 overtime win over St. Louis on Nov.
Connecticut and that’s good enough.” chosen. Singletary has said in recent weeks
14, throwing for 356 yards and a touchdown
It is one more chapter of history for UConn, that Alex Smith knows the entire playbook
and gives the 49ers more options on offense on 17-for-28 passing.
and perhaps the grandest. Alex Smith was sacked six times against the
and the best chance to win.
Connecticut long ago established itself as Chargers and 21 times for 122 lost yards in all
Neither quarterback could shed any light on
the marquee program in the women’s game, this season. He is 179 of 298 for 1,974 yards
the situation Tuesday considering neither was
the benchmark by which all others are meas- and 10 touchdowns with 12 interceptions.
available — or even seen for that matter —
ured. The Huskies already own seven national Alex Smith is set to become a free agent after
during the hour-long open locker room period
titles and four perfect seasons under the season and will certainly be elsewhere in
for media.
Auriemma, and they’ve produced a galaxy of 2011.
Tight end Vernon Davis has said previously
stars that includes Rebecca Lobo, Diana The switcheroos are challenging.
it is challenging to prepare each week without
Taurasi, Jennifer Rizzotti, Sue Bird and Tina “It’s been tough. It’s pretty much been like
knowing who will be passing him the ball
Charles. REUTERS that since I’ve been here,” Davis said. “We’ve
come game day.
The streak, though, takes it to another level, UConn’s Maya Moore celebrates during the “Singletary calls the shots,” Davis said brought in several quarterbacks — using one,
certainly raising the profile of women’s bas- final minute of the Huskies’ record-setting, Tuesday. “Whether we like it or not, we have using the other. It’s definitely difficult, but it’s
ketball and maybe all of women’s athletics. 89th-straight win. to deal with it. I mean, I’ve never had a situa- something you have to fight through. We have
Two days after beating No. 11 Ohio State to his streak broken by a women’s basketball tion like that where we’ve had to use two quar- to fight through adversity and you have to
tie UCLA, UConn toppled the mark in front of team,” the 47-year-old Wooden said. “He terbacks in a game. But if you do it, there’s manage to just overcome certain obstacles and
a sellout crowd of 16,294 at the XL Center thought, especially in the last 10 years, that nothing I can really say.” fight through it. So that’s what we’re doing
that included Wooden’s grandson, Greg, the best basketball was played at the collegiate Alex Smith has started the past two games right now.”
attending his first women’s game. level — and it wasn’t by the men.” — a commanding 40-21 win over Seattle on So, it’s anybody’s guess what Singletary has
“My grandfather would have been thrilled. John Wooden, the beloved Wizard of Dec. 12 and an embarrassing 34-7 loss last in mind, because he has been changing his so
He would have been absolutely thrilled to see Westwood, died June 4 at age 99. Thursday night at San Diego — after a five- often.

“It was a really good feeling to know that I Christian despite holding a higher seed. Also, Neither the coach nor star player, however,

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already had plans for college, and I didn’t
have to worry about anything but my season,”
she said.
Neumayr was ill the entire week leading up to
the match.
“We didn’t come with our best game,” Erle
said that game will haunt them when looking
back at the past season.
Unfortunately for the Panthers, the dream “I think some of the things that stand out to
said. “Michelle had not practiced all week. I
season didn’t end exactly like they wanted. me most are the players I played with,”
In addition to being able to play alongside Burlingame lost to Valley Christian in a five- think in that game she was the best player on
her friends this season, Neumayr said com- the court, but she wasn’t as dominant as she Neumayr said. “They’re my best friends, and
set upset of the Division III playoff’s second
mitting to Cal during her junior year alleviat- round. There were some extenuating circum- could be. We just didn’t play well, though. I we had a lot of chemistry. It was a really good
ed a lot of pressure. stances, as the Panthers had to play at Valley can’t make any excuses.” way to end my career at Burlingame.”
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Sharks rookie on fire
Warriors top Kings in OT
Warriors 117, Kings 109
SAN JOSE — Logan Couture and Dan ing into the slot and firing SACRAMENTO — Monta Ellis scored
Boyle scored 3:28 apart in the second period, made two free throws for a
a shot past Khabibulin, nine of his 36 points in overtime to lift the
leading the San Jose Sharks past the 113-109 advantage with
who was screened by Golden State Warriors to a 117-109 victory
Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Tuesday night. 1:10 left. Ellis then drove
Dany Heatley. Joe over the struggling Sacramento Kings on
Antero Niittymaki stopped 26 shots to beat the lane and made a diffi-
Thornton earned an assist Tuesday night.
the Oilers for the third time this season and cult left-handed layup in
to give him six against The Warriors, who had lost 14 of their pre-
give the Sharks their first three-game winning traffic to make it a six-
Edmonton in three games vious 16 games, rallied from a 16-point deficit
streak. point game with 44 sec-
this season. in the fourth quarter to force overtime.
Dustin Penner scored for the Oilers, who onds remaining.
The Sharks scored a Reggie Williams scored 24 points, Dorell
lost for the third time in four games. Nikolai Evans scored nine
Logan Couture power-play goal in a Wright had 17 and David Lee added 15 points points, while both Landry
Khabibulin made 28 saves, but Edmonton’s fourth straight game, their and 12 rebounds for the Warriors. Vladimir Monta Ellis
three-game winning streak on the road ended. and Udrih had eight for
longest streak since opening the season a six- Radmanovic also scored 15 points.
Couture netted his fourth goal in three the Kings, who came alive in the third quarter,
game run. Beno Udrih scored a career-high 34 points
games against fellow NHL rookie of the year outscoring the Warriors 36-21 to assume an
Penner, who has at least one point in five of and Carl Landry had 22 points and 10
contenders Jordan Eberle and Taylor Hall. 84-70 lead. The sloppy Warriors committed
six games, scored on a redirect from Ryan rebounds for the Kings. Sacramento has lost
Eberle had four goals in his previous three six turnovers that led to numerous easy oppor-
Whitney. Whitney has 25 assists and leads six straight and 20 of 22 games.
games, and Hall had three assists in the tunities for the Kings.
Edmonton with 25 points. Tyreke Evans had 15 points, 10 rebounds
Oilers’ 6-3 victory over Columbus on Warriors guard Stephen Curry missed his
The Sharks killed off a 5-on-3 power play and seven assists for the Kings, who have the
Thursday. sixth straight game with an ankle injury.
midway through the second period. NBA’s worst record (5-21).
Couture created his own scoring opportuni- Starting center Andris Biedrins also has ankle
NOTES: Boyle set the franchise record for Radmanovic sent the game into overtime
ty, stealing the puck from Linus Omark in the problems and didn’t play.
most power-play goals by a defenseman with with a 3-pointer at the buzzer and was
neutral zone and executing a give-and-go with Notes: Evans missed all five shots in the
his 17th. ... Jacques returned after being a promptly mobbed by teammates. The
Ryane Clowe. first quarter and the Kings misfired on 17-of-
healthy scratch the previous two games. ... Warriors outscored Sacramento 32-18 in the 24 shots and trailed 26-18. Despite Ellis miss-
Clowe got one defenseman to commit Sharks D Doug Murray took part in the morn- fourth, taking advantage of a nearly four- ing 8-of-12 shots in the first half, the Warriors
before passing across the crease, giving ing skate but sat out a fifth straight game minute scoring drought by the Kings to erase shot 52 percent overall. ... Lou Amundson
Couture, who has an NHL-high 10 goals in because of a lower back injury. ... The Oilers a 16-point deficit. started the game for Golden State and fouled
December, a clean shot to the stick side past have won seven games in which Hall has Udrih converted a three-point play for a out in the third quarter, playing just 13 min-
Khabibulin. recorded a point. He has recorded a point in one-point lead, but Lee came right back with utes.
Boyle scored a power-play goal after skat- 12 of 13 overall. a three-point play for the Warriors and Ellis
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22 23 24 25 26 27 28
7:30 p.m.
Atlantic Division Atlantic Division East
Boston 22 4 .846 — Philadelphia 22 8 5 49 117 87 x-New England 12 2 0 .857 446 303
7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. New York 16 12 .571 7 Pittsburgh 22 10 2 46 110 79 N.Y.Jets 10 4 0 .714 295 259
CSN-BAY CSN-BAY Philadelphia 11 17 .393 12 N.Y.Rangers 20 14 1 41 105 91 Miami 7 7 0 .500 239 261
Toronto 10 18 .357 13 New Jersey 9 22 2 20 59 103 Buffalo 4 10 0 .286 273 353
Dec. 26 New Jersey 9 20 .310 14 1/2 N.Y.Islanders 6 18 6 18 65 104 South
Jan. 2
@ Rams
Southeast Division Northeast Division W L T Pct PF PA
10 a.m. 1:15 p.m. End regular W L Pct GB W L OT Pts GF GA Indianapolis 8 6 0 .571 381 342
FOX FOX season Miami 21 9 .700 —
Montreal 19 13 2 40 89 77 Jacksonville 8 6 0 .571 319 365
Atlanta 18 12 .600 3
Boston 17 11 4 38 89 68 Tennessee 6 8 0 .429 322 282
Dec. 26 Jan. 2 Orlando 16 12 .571 4
Charlotte 9 19 .321 11 Buffalo 14 16 4 32 89 97 Houston 5 9 0 .357 333 386
vs. Colts @ K.C. End regular
1:05 p.m. season Washington 7 19 .269 12 Ottawa 14 17 4 32 81 106 North
10 a.m.
CBS CBS Central Division Toronto 12 17 4 28 75 102 W L T Pct PF PA
W L Pct GB Southeast Division x-Pittsburgh 10 4 0 .714 307 220
Chicago 17 9 .654 — W L OT Pts GF GA Baltimore 10 4 0 .714 324 253
Washington 20 12 4 44 109 100 Cleveland 5 9 0 .357 252 271
4 1/2
7 Atlanta 19 12 5 43 117 104 Cincinnati 3 11 0 .214 281 362
Detroit 9 19 .321 9 Tampa Bay 19 10 4 42 104 109 West
TUESDAY DALE — Serrata 1 0-0 2,Pagano 3 0-0 7, S.Cecil Cleveland 8 20 .286 10 Carolina 15 13 4 34 90 99 W L T Pct PF PA
BOYS’BASKETBALL 4 3-4 11, Houston 1 0-0 3,Fodor 3 0-0 6, Ma- Kansas City 9 5 0 .643 322 281
honey 5 4-5 16,Vuatalevu 1 0-0 2, Bautista 2 2-5 Florida 15 16 0 30 85 78
Carlmont 45,Burton 32 7. Total 20 9-13 54. 3-pointers — Raymardo, E WESTERN CONFERENCE San Diego 8 6 0 .571 388 260
Burton 8 9 6 9 — 32 Fernandez (W); Mahoney 2, Houston, Bautista,
Pagano (H).Records — Westmoor 3-2 overall;Hills- Southwest Division WESTERN CONFERENCE Oakland
Carlmont 10 16 10 9 — 45
dale 4-3. W L Pct GB Central Division
BURTON (fg ftm-fta tp) — Tanquilut 2 0-0 4,Robin- San Antonio 24 3 .889 — W L OT Pts GF GA
son 3 0-0 6,Easterling 0 1-4 1,Ching 3 2-2 10,Smith
2 0-0 4, Sun 1 2-2 5, Pryor 1 0-0 2.Totals 12 5-9 32. MONDAY Dallas 23 5 .821 1 1/2 Detroit 20 8 4 44 105 88
CARLMONT — Cox 2 0-0 7,Wyatt 2 0-1 4,Paterson New Orleans 16 12 .571 8 1/2 Nashville 17 9 6 40 83 79 East
BOYS’BASKETBALL Houston 13 15 .464 11 1/2
0 0-1 0,Johnson 1 0-0 2,Faulkner 1 0-0 2,Testa 5 2- Chicago 18 14 3 39 111 103 W L T Pct PF PA
Oristrimba tournament Memphis 12 17 .414 13
2 13,Crawford 0 2-2 2,Magsino 2 0-0 4,Kaptanoglu Columbus 17 13 3 37 85 91 Philadelphia 10 4 0 .714 412 339
0 0-2 0,Hobbs 3 0-0 7,Todd 2 0-0 4.Totals 19 4-7 45. Capuchino 64,Gustine 34 Northwest Division St.Louis 16 12 5 37 86 93 N.Y.Giants 9 5 0 .643 360 288
3-pointers — Ching 2, Sun (B); Cox, Testa, Hobbs Gustine 6 11 11 6 — 34 W L Pct GB Northwest Division Washington 5 9 0 .357 268 343
(C).Records — Carlmont 6-3 overall. Capuchino 14 17 27 8 — 64 Oklahoma City 20 9 .690 —
W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 5 9 0 .357 354 396
GUSTINE (fg ftm-fta tp) — Luna 2 4-8 9,Aleman 1 Utah 20 9 .690 —
Vancouver 19 8 4 42 101 78 South
0-0 3,GArnder 1 0-0 2,Ortiz 2 0-0 4,Guzman 3 3-8 Denver 16 10 .615 2 1/2
Hillsdale 54,Westmoor 49 Colorado 19 11 4 42 121 110 W L T Pct PF PA
9,Martinez 2 3-4 7.Totals Portland 15 14 .517 5
Westmoor 9 12 14 14 — 49 Minnesota 6 23 .207 14 Minnesota 15 13 4 34 79 91 x-Atlanta 12 2 0 .857 369 261
CAPUCHINO — Abadsch 0 1-4 1, Afeaki 9 4-7 22, Calgary 14 18 3 31 92 103 New Orleans 10 4 0 .714 354 270
Hillsdale 17 14 12 11 — 54 Arzadon 1 0-0 2,Baker 7 4-4 20,Clotz 0 3-4 3,Kramer Pacific Division
WESTMOOR (fg ftm-fta tp) — E.Fernandez 3 0-0 7, 0 2-2 2,Luttrell 4 1-1 9,Macareag 2 0-0 4,Zermeno W L Pct GB Edmonton 12 15 5 29 85 110 Tampa Bay 8 6 0 .571 280 290
Raymardo 4 0-0 9,R.Fernandez 1 0-0 2,Nin 6 3-6 15, 0 1-2 1.Totals 23 16-24 64.3-pointers — Luna,Ale- L.A.Lakers 21 7 .750 — Pacific Division Carolina 2 12 0 .143 183 350
Sanchez 2 0-0 4,Ranado 3 2-3 8,Liang 0 1-2 1,Yuen man (G); Baker 2 (C). Records — Capuchino 5-3 Phoenix 13 14 .481 7 1/2 W L OT Pts GF GA North
0 1-4 1, Fletes 1 0-0 2. Totals 20 7-15 49. HILLS- overall. Golden State 10 18 .333 11 Dallas 21 10 3 45 100 92 W L T Pct PF PA
L.A.Clippers 8 21 .276 13 1/2 Anaheim 18 16 4 40 98 111 Chicago 10 4 0 .714 293 242
TRANSACTIONS Sacramento 5 21 .200 15 Los Angeles
San Jose
Green Bay
Tuesday’s Games Phoenix 15 10 7 37 89 93 Detroit 4 10 0 .286 308 329
BASKETBALL and CB Chris Hawkins to practice squad. Oklahoma City 99,Charlotte 81 West
National Basketball Association HOCKEY Dallas 105,Orlando 99 Tuesday’s Games W L T Pct PF PA
CHARLOTTE BOBCATS — Recalled G Sherron National Hockey League Chicago 121,Philadelphia 76 Buffalo 5,Anaheim 2 St.Louis 6 8 0 .429 258 295
Collins from Maine (NBADL). ANAHEIM DUCKS — Recalled LW Josh Green from New Jersey 101,Memphis 94 St.Louis 4,Atlanta 2 Seattle 6 8 0 .429 279 363
PHOENIX SUNS — Released C Earl Barron. Syracuse (AHL). Golden State 117,Sacramento 109 OT Columbus 3,Calgary 1 San Francisco 5 9 0 .357 250 314
FOOTBALL COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Extended their Milwaukee at L.A.Lakers,late Washington 5,New Jersey 1 Arizona 4 10 0 .286 255 370
National Football League agreement with Springfield (AHL) through the Wednesday’s Games Dallas 5,Montreal 2
2011-12 season. Cleveland at Atlanta,4 p.m.
CINCINNATI BENGALS — Placed WR Terrell Owens Los Angeles 5,Colorado 0 x-clinched playoff spot
Detroit at Toronto,4 p.m.
on injured reserve. LOS ANGELES KINGS — Activated LW Marco San Jose 2,Edmonton 1
Chicago at Washington,4 p.m. Monday’s Game
DALLAS COWBOYS — Placed QB Tony Romo on Sturm from the non-roster injured list. Wednesday’s Games
Philadelphia at Boston,4:30 p.m. Chicago 40,Minnesota 14
injured reserve. NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Placed G Rick DiPietro Oklahoma City at New York,4:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y.Islanders,4 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Signed OL Dennis Lan- and D Mike Mottau on injured reserve. Utah at Minnesota,5 p.m. Florida at Pittsburgh,4 p.m. Carolina at Pittsburgh,5:20 p.m.
dolt and K Fabrizio Scaccia to the practice squad. TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Recalled F Johan Harju New Jersey at New Orleans,5 p.m. Vancouver at Detroit,4:30 p.m. Saturday,Dec.25
TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed DE Pannel Egboh from Norfolk (AHL). Denver at San Antonio,5:30 p.m. Nashville at Chicago,5:30 p.m. Dallas at Arizona,4:30 p.m.

Man United director says club sale a long way off

By Rob Harris ship since the Glazer family last month repaid English champions say they have not beeb the Associated Press on Tuesday: “It is
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS around $342 million of high-interest debt used approached and the club is not for sale. inevitable that at some time they will sell ...
to fund their leveraged takeover in 2005. The Glazers, who also own the Tampa Bay but that will be a long way down the line.”
LONDON — A Manchester United director The owners haven’t said where the money Buccaneers, have in the past rebuffed a $2.2 Fan protests against the Glazers have mount-
said Tuesday that the American owners even- came from, although they have said no cash billion offer from an unnamed Qatari group ed throughout 2010 since the club’s financial
tually will sell the club but that day is a “long has been drawn from the club. and stressed in May that they “will not enter- predicament was revealed in a bond prospectus
way down the line.” Reports in Britain and the Persian Gulf over tain any offers” for the club. sent to investors in January. Even after repaying
The Premier League leader has faced the last week have suggested Qatar Holdings But United director Michael Edelson, who the loans last month, the club is not in the debt-
mounting speculation about its future owner- is preparing a bid for the club, but the 18-time has been on United’s board since 1982, told free state it was in before the Glazers’ took over.
THE DAILY JOURNAL FOOD Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 19

Wine 2011: Look forward to good prices

By Michelle Locke Napa Valley. ing the well-priced varietals of
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Now, “the market’s definitely com- Argentina, Chile, Portugal, the
ing back,” which means producers Rhone in France, and Spain. “As the
Riesling will rise. The market for have to decide what to do next, he economy continues to rebound (we
wine in Asia will boom on. says. “I think people are looking at hope!) consumers will be looking for
Customers will continue to hunt for Asia, where all of a sudden there’s an flavor and value, and these countries
vintage values. And the market for interest in fine wine and high-end are providing them,” say Karen Page
fine wine will continue to rumble wine, both from collectors and and Andrew Dornenburg, award-
back to life. young entrepreneurs who are acquir- winning authors of “What to Drink
That’s the sort of year industry ing some wealth for the first time.” with What You Eat,” now also avail-
observers say the world of wine will Here at home, meanwhile, con- able as an iPhone app.
bring us in 2011. sumers who had been staying away Dornenburg and Page expect ries-
In 2010, the economy remained a from premium wines — or, if they ling — “Which we’ve long termed
top issue for American high-end were going to shell out $50 or more, the single most food-friendly white
winemakers, many of them in sticking to tried and true brands — wine.” — to become more popular,
California. They saw sales of wines are getting a little more adventurous, along with similar wines such as
priced at $30 or more a bottle says Doug Shafer of Shafer Oregon pinot gris, Argentinian tor-
slammed when consumer spending Vineyards, the Napa Valley producer rontes and Spanish albarino.
collapsed. of the highly regarded Hillside Select And there will be more bubbly,
“Since so much of the economy cabernet sauvignon. “People are including new varieties such as
feeling a little more confident,” he sparkling cabernet sauvignon,
of high-end wine is attached to a
said. sparkling malbec and sparkling tor-
robust economy and wealth cre- Analysts are predicting a rebound in wine sales,especially higher-end bot- rontes.
ation, we have clearly seen a diffi- One trend from 2010 that Shafer tles and varieties. In 2010, wine drinkers found bar-
cult couple of years for Napa and expects to see continue in 2011 is
gains on Internet sites such as
other high-end growing areas,” said restaurants teaming with wineries to becoming cheaper and more avail- that hunt. “There can be some really and Lot 18, where
Barry Schuler, former chairman and sell wine under their own name. That able. good finds out there,” Shafer says.
CEO of America Online and now trend got a boost from the recession, Consumers used to getting good Some consumers are going to be
proprietor of Meteor Vineyard in the with premium grapes and wine values in wines likely will continue looking to imports for values, explor- See WINE, Page 22

Nuts are a healthier, satisfying party food

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS go a little nuts. Really. hunger if you are trying to take off a favorites such is a good choice. Just control, even at a party. Instead of
Nuts are loaded with heart- few pounds. don’t go crazy, as you’re still look- putting out a big bowl, offer shot
healthy nutrients. They also a good Almonds, pecans, walnuts and ing at plenty of calories and (in
When you’re lining up the shots at source of protein and fiber, both of hazelnuts are thought to be particu- many cases) tons of salt. glasses and small bowls filled with
your holiday party, don’t hesitate to which are helpful for controlling larly healthy. But even snacking on Luckily, nuts are easy to portion nuts.




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2010: ‘Artisanal’out,what’s on 2011 menu?

ow your heads, please, for 2010 saw “special editions” of the latest fast food obsession — a caloric game of
yet another foodie term of affection magazine. one-upmanship in creating the most over-the-
jump the shark — artisanal. Makes you wonder top menu item. In Spring, KFC gave us the
This year big business continued to follow why they killed it in the hugely popular 540-calorie Double Down — a
the foodie dollar, co-opting and transforming first place. bunless sandwich of bacon and cheese sur-
the language of the culinary crowd. A few The Gourmet app rounded by chicken filets.
years ago they swarmed the once-crunchy cot- entered a crowded mar- Not to be outdone, a few weeks later IHOP
tage organic industry. Then everyone from ketplace. This was the offered up Pancake Stackers, a crustless
Whole Foods to Walmart latched on to the year for big name food-
cheesecake filling surrounded by two butter-
“local” label. ies to put their
thumbprints on tiny milk pancakes and topped with a strawberry,
When the Big Foods of the world made blueberry or cinnamon apple compote and
screens. Everyone from
Frito-Lay’s Tostitos from “Artisan Recipes”
and Sargento shredded cheeses from “Artisan J.M. HIRSCH Martha Stewart and whipped topping. Accompanied by its stan-
Tyler Florence to dard two eggs, bacon and hash browns, it
Blends” (all trademarked, of course), you
know the term lost its cred. Rachael Ray and Mark Bittman got in on the packed a mere 1,250 calories.
So went the year in food. app game. Yet both seemed eclipsed by the return of —
It means 2011 will see yet another search for Meanwhile, the iPad was supposed to revo- and frenzy to nosh — McDonald’s McRib.
a term that sets apart real from really industri- lutionize cookbooks, finally bringing together The company credited the sandwich with help-
alized food. There’s no frontrunner, but odds the traditional contents and portability of paper ing push sales nearly 5 percent in November.
with the whiz-bang features, encyclopedic The food — and word — du jour in 2010 was Makes sense. In 2010, pork was the meat to
are good author and activist Michael Pollan ‘artisanal,’applied to everything from cheese
(the man whose dilemma we all devoured) and depth and flexibility of video and the Internet. eat. Bacon continued to command star treat-
We’re still waiting. to chips. ment, though by the time you can cruise online
chef-agronomist Dan Barber (whose Blue Hill
restaurant menu we all want to devour) will Not all grub-related media growth was on push to end childhood hunger and fight child- and find Star Wars spaceships constructed out
have a hand in coining it. tiny screens. Apparently the American appetite hood obesity, rallying chefs (celebrity and not) of bacon, you know its days are numbered.
That’s no laughing matter. Or maybe it is. for televised food is as insatiable as its obses- to donate time to resource-strapped school
sion with over-the-top fast food (more on that And despite our preoccupation with cured pig,
Better ask another star of 2010 — Ruth lunch programs and helping to push through chicken remained the leader in recipe searches
in a minute). In the spring, the 17-year-old legislation that overhauled school lunches and
Bourdain, the fictional spawn of former on Yahoo.
Food Network gave birth to another 24-7 culi- funded an additional 20 million after-school
Gourmet magazine editor Ruth Reichl and Also hot was what people weren’t eating —
nary enterprise — the Cooking Channel. meals for needy kids.
sass-talking chef Anthony Bourdain. The gluten. Grocers seem so overstocked by prod-
On another network, Brit chef Jamie Oliver An effort to revamp the nation’s food safety
freakishly androgynous anonymously-penned ucts clamoring to set you free from the wheat
was busy trying to revolutionize the eating system — a measure with broad support that
mashup ruled the Twittersphere, retooling the habits and food policies of a West Virginia protein, it seems only a matter of time before
real Reichl’s lyrical tweets into raunchy, acer- advocates have sought close to, oh, forever —
town that wasn’t always thrilled to have him got broad support after a large-scale outbreak somebody offers gluten-free gluten.
bic comic fodder (most of it unfit to print). there. Whatever the lasting difference on that of salmonella-tainted eggs sickened as many What’s next? Vegans are hotter than hot. But
Ruth Bourdain was the name to follow and community, “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution”
the man (or woman?) to unmask. Nobody did. as 1,600 people during the summer. so is meat. We’ll inhale meatballs spiked with
was eaten up by viewers and it won an Emmy And down by Hooper’s Store, Elmo part- unspeakable ingredient combinations. We’ve
Speaking of Gourmet, 2010 saw the one- for outstanding reality program.
year anniversary of its demise, but its zombie nered with celebrity chef Art Smith and a host read way too many books about butchers this
It was a spotlight Oliver had to share, for of new Muppets — banana, cheese, whole- year. Could fish mongers be the next fascinat-
lived on. Most of us — including Reichl, now talk about healthing up America’s eating habits
a Random House editor — have moved on. grain roll and broccoli — in an effort to teach ing food worker for whom memoirists pen
was all the rage, everywhere from 1600 healthy eating on a budget and pull children
Parent company Conde Nast (which pulled the pseudo-sexual odes?
Pennsylvania Ave. right on down to Sesame away from the perverse crossroads of poverty
trigger on it) seemed to have more trouble. Street. Perhaps . If they batter the local and organic
They trotted out the Gourmet name on every- and obesity. catch of the day in artisanal gluten-free bread-
First lady Michelle Obama continued her Might also want to keep them away from the
thing from a cookie cookbook to an app to crumbs.
THE DAILY JOURNAL FOOD Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 21

Lamb: Sweet,spicy and crunchy South Beach


When Jean-Georges Vongerichten created

2 teaspoons chopped grilled jalapeno pep-
1 1/3 teaspoons salt
food festival
this recipe for rack of lamb, he was aiming for
a blend of sweet, spicy and crunchy. He got a
kick of heat from chilies and relies on fresh
1 1/4 teaspoons sugar
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
In a blender, combine the peas, jalapenos,
keeps heat up
By Michael Hill
mint and a sweet pea puree to tame it. salt and sugar. Puree until completely smooth.
“Of course, I couldn’t leave the dish without Do not add any water. The longer it purees, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
adding some crunch, and to me, there’s noth- the more liquid will be released to facilitate
ing better than a golden breadcrumb crust on the pureeing. Just before serving, transfer the NEW YORK — Lee Brian Schrager is
a lamb chop. Every bite is exciting,” he says in puree to a small saucepan. Add the butter and preparing for another food and wine festival
Lee Schrager’s “The Food Network South heat, stirring with a rubber spatula until heat- — one of his signature events that draw thou-
Beach Wine & Food Festival Cookbook.” ed. sands and feature big names like Bobby Flay
For the rack of lamb: and Rachael Ray.
Rack of lamb with green 4 racks of lamb, cut in half One big concern: He’s looking for locations
to hold it.
chile, mint and sweet pea puree Salt
With the fourth annual New York City Wine
Unsalted butter & Food Festival looming in nine months,
Start to finish: 1 1/2 hours Fresh mint sprigs
Servings: 8 Schrager and his assistants scout an old indus-
2 green Thai chilies, split trial building on a Hudson
For the shallot puree: Shallot puree (recipe above) River pier. It’s old and run-
1 1?3 cups sliced shallots (cut into 1/4-inch- Chili crumbs (recipe above) down, but Schrager pic-
thick slices) 2 tablespoons canola oil tures it painted and open to
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup green almonds, shelled and peeled the river.
1 1?3 teaspoons salt (optional) “I don’t dislike it,”
1 cup plus 2 3/4 tablespoons blanched and 2 shallots, minced Schrager says into the vast
squeezed fresh peppermint leaves 2 cups sugar snap peas, blanched and split fat side of the lamb, then coat it liberally in the empty space. “I can imag-
In a small saucepan over medium, combine Ground black pepper chili crumbs. Brown quickly under the broiler, ine that if the doors were
the shallots, oil and salt. Cook, covered, until Fresh peppermint leaves, thinly sliced, for then slice the meat in half. open, this could be a fan-
the shallots are completely soft. Transfer to a In a small skillet over medium, heat the Lee Brian tastic space.”
blender, add the mint and puree until com- Sweet pea puree (recipe above) canola oil. Add the almonds and saute until Schrager Schrager’s big thinking
pletely smooth. Set aside. golden. Add the minced shallots and saute has made him the pre-emi-
Heat the oven to 350 F.
For the chili crumbs: briefly; then toss with the sugar snap peas. nent event planner in the food world. At 51, he
Season the racks of lamb well with salt. is a ball of energy who is able to charm and/or
2 tablespoons olive oil Cover the bottom of a roasting pan with some Season with salt and pepper, and finish with
1 cup panko (Japanese-style) breadcrumbs the sliced mint. wheedle festival appearances from top chefs
butter, mint sprigs and the chilies. Place the as diverse as Emeril Lagasse and Alice Waters.
1/4 teaspoon salt lamb, fat side down, in the pan and cook for Serve with the lamb and the sweet pea
1/4 teaspoon minced green Thai chili puree. His main claim to fame is the South Beach
12 minutes on each side. Remove the lamb Wine & Food Festival, a sort of culinary
In a small skillet over medium-high, heat from the oven and let it rest. Nutrition information per serving (values are Woodstock meets red carpet meets spring
the oil. Add the panko and salt, then saute Heat a large saute pan to searing hot. Turn rounded to the nearest whole number): 751 calo- break. It will mark its 10th year in February. A
until golden. Mix in the chili and set aside. off the stove. Place the lamb, fat side down, in ries; 541 calories from fat (72 percent of total few years ago, he started a sister charity festi-
For the sweet pea puree: the pan for a minute, then turn it over. calories); 60 g fat (21 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); val in New York City.
1 pound frozen baby peas, thawed and well Heat the broiler. 95 mg cholesterol; 28 g carbohydrate; 24 g pro- “I think Lee’s a genius. How he pulls these
drained Spread the shallot puree liberally over the tein; 3 g fiber; 842 mg sodium. things off is beyond me,” said Food Network
star Paula Deen. “I don’t know how he does it
The new data are required under the terms Outgoing Minister of Health Jose Gomes
Food Brief of an agreement reached between the federal Temporao warned President-elect Dilma
with such perfection.”
“If I were him,” she joked, “I would be lay-
government and 60 chains. Rousseff that Brazil could reach U.S.-levels of
Brazil: Fast-food chains ing in a ditch dead of a heart attack.”
obesity by 2022.
New data from the government’s IBGE sta- Schrager lives in Miami, but spends about a
must show calorie counts tistics bureau show the Brazilian diet is chang- The agreement was announced Tuesday. quarter of the year in New York City, where he
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s fast-food ing rapidly. Brazilians are eating less rice and American legislators approved a similar checked out possible sites for the 2011 city
chains have six months to start giving con- beans — the traditional meal — and more measure as part of a national health-care festival recently. On a frosty day as Manhattan
sumers calorie counts and nutritional informa- high-calorie processed foods and sugary reform this year, giving U.S. chains a year to geared up for Christmas, Schrager criss-
tion about their burgers, fries and milkshakes. sodas. comply. crossed the island for meetings.
22 Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 LOCAL / FOOD THE DAILY JOURNAL

Chemical Way parcels for the county because Woodhouse Industrial Park site will allow the

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they were so determined to keep a new, five-
story jail from being built on the motor pool.
In the last months, the city worked out the
jail to be built further out rather than taller.
Sheriff Greg Munks has estimated a facility
there would be three stories and 560 beds.
deal and purchased 29, 50, 70 and 80 The site is also near the Women’s
Chemical Way on behalf of the county for Correctional Facility and not too far away
wine is sold at a discount with usually a limited However, the board had to act quickly or $13.5 million with a promise of repayment. from the courthouse.
number of bottles available. This was another risk paying out hundreds of thousands of dol- The county’s agreement sets aside money The construction price tag has been estimat-
recession-fueled marketing shift; smaller wineries lars more that can’t be applied to the purchase for the land plus funds for improvements. ed at $150 million with $18 million in annual
found traditional distribution channels narrowing price. The $17.4 million deal — a mix of land, operating costs although a lower height could
The San Mateo County Board of
as consumer spending dropped. improvement and relocation costs — could also lower the cost to build.
Supervisors was originally scheduled to vote
Paul Mabray of the Napa-based wine consulting have jumped to $17.9 million if the county Even with a jail on the other side of
on the matter at its previous meeting in
firm VinTank expects that trend to continue, but he didn’t meet the Dec. 27 closing deadline. Highway 101, all bookings and releases are
December but postponed the public hearing
also expects wineries to start selling discounted The vote to move forward, which also until yesterday morning. still planned to take place at Maguire. Inmates
wines via their own websites to regular customers. included certifying the environmental docu- Prior to greenlighting the purchase, the awaiting court cases will still be housed there,
“It’s better than ever to be a member of a win- ment, also signals the desire of county leaders board accepted the environmental review too, while the new facility focuses on mini-
ery’s email list,” he says. and Sheriff Greg Munks to construct the min- which concluded the project will not adverse- mum security and rehabilitative program-
imum-security facility in a spot that propo- ly affect water, air, traffic or aesthetics. The ming.
Even when it comes to selling regular priced nents say won’t detract from the recently ren- At the urging of residents, Munks said they
wines, direct marketing to online consumers is report does suggest the county implement
ovated downtown. some mitigation measures such as landscap- looked at moving bookings and releases also
becoming more prominent among wineries, says but that it just isn’t feasible.
Mabray. “Consumer direct has always been a con- Later Tuesday night, the Redwood City ing, checking for historical artifacts and work-
Council was looking at vacating the right of ing with an engineering firm to protect the site
versation piece. Everyone believes in it, but no one
way on Chemical Way which is one of the last against seismic activity.
really spends the resources. But when they have Michelle Durand can be reached by e-mail:
no other channel, they’ve all shifted to, ’How do legalities in its hands. City leaders hired its The jail was originally conceived as a five- or by phone: (650)
we do consumer direct?’ Wine clubs, telemarket- own consultants and proactively found the story, 768-bed structure but the five-acre 344-5200 ext. 102.
ing and e-commerce are all huge.” provides services for recovering drug addicts, Wagstaffe unclear whether there were any
Another byproduct of the narrowed distribution
channels, says Schuler, has been more sales out of
tasting rooms and more effort by vintners to go out
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after struggle with addiction himself. Lewis
went to San Quentin Prison at age 19 and,
after 15 years, returned to East Palo Alto in
present then.
Mental issues are just one of the many
facets prosecutors will assess to determine if
and meet their customers in their own towns. 1990. He also co-founded Circle of Recovery, they will make the shooting a capital case,
“The labels got out there on the road them- a support group for recovering addicts. Wagstaffe said.
At a press conference Monday afternoon,
selves, were pouring a lot of wine, making direct San Mateo Police Chief Susan Manheimer Lewis provided HIV and AIDS outreach at “We’ll look at everything closely and make
contact with customers, trying to keep product said Elarms spotted Lewis in the parking lot of the county hospital. a decision as we get more information,”
moving.” the San Mateo Medical Center and followed Elarms has an extensive criminal history Wagstaffe said.
That includes using social media to identify and him to the mall. Police say words were dating back to 1969, but the majority are Manheimer said Elarms and Lewis were
keep in touch with customers. “That’s an interest- exchanged and Elarms shot Lewis as he left crimes like attempted robbery and drugs in the acquaintances dating back to their younger
ing dynamic, when a brand can directly connect his vehicle. mid-1980s. The prosecution will look at any days. His daughter said at Monday’s news
with the customers without a bunch of middle peo- Lewis co-founded Free at Last, a 15-year- potential mental issues in the Lewis shooting conference she had no idea who the defendant
ple,” he says. old East Palo Alto-based nonprofit agency that but the age of his prior criminal records left is.
THE DAILY JOURNAL WORLD Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 23

Challenges for Iraq’s new government

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS elections in December 2005 during the height
World Briefs
Rome police: Device on
subway couldn’t explode
of the war. ROME — Police said Tuesday a suspicious
BAGHDAD — Iraq seated a freely elected The new government was sworn in Tuesday package full of wires and powder that prompt-
government Tuesday after nine months of immediately after the Iraqi parliament voted ed a terror scare in Rome’s subway during the
haggling, bringing together the main ethnic to approve 34 Cabinet ministers including al- Christmas season was a fake made out of
and religious groups in a fragile balance that Maliki. The remainder of the 44-member cement-like powder, not explosives.
could make it difficult to rebuild a nation dev- Cabinet is made up of acting ministers who The device was found at around 10 a.m.
astated by war as American troops prepare for will be replaced at a later date because of (0900GMT) on Tuesday inside a train at
their final withdrawal. ongoing disputes among coalition partners. Rome’s Rebibbia station, on the outskirts of
One of the government’s first priorities will President Barack Obama praised Iraq for the Italian capital. The subway car was at the
be to decide whether to ask the Obama admin- building an inclusive coalition that he end of the line and empty when the package
istration to keep thousands of U.S. soldiers in described as “a clear rejection of the efforts by was found, said Atac, which runs the Rome
Iraq after their scheduled departure in extremists to spur sectarian division.” subway.
December 2011. Al-Maliki hailed what he called a unified Bomb-disposal experts checked the powder
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s new gov- but diverse government, the creation of which and concluded it was inert and that there was
ernment solidifies the grip that Shiites have was “the most difficult task in the world.” no trigger mechanism among the wires, cara-
held on political power since Saddam But even as he praised the new government, binieri police said in a statement.
Hussein’s ouster. It leaves open the question al-Maliki hinted at its weakness: the need to Various Italian agencies joined the investi-
of whether the country’s disgruntled Sunni include all the major political factions as a gation, but there was no indication they had
minority will play a meaningful role. way to preserve stability at the expense of effi- any clues about who left the device.
Despite tortuous negotiations that threat- ciency. Atac said in a statement the train was in an
ened to unravel the country’s tenuous demo- “There were people whose parties have only REUTERS area beyond the platform that is used for
cratic gains, the public face of the new gov- one or two seats and even they were demand- Iraqi parliament speaker Osama al-Nujaifi, maneuvering when the device was found.
ernment will look remarkably like the outgo- ing a ministry,” al-Maliki said. “So I know right, congratulates prime minister Nuri
ing one. The prime minister, president and that nobody is satisfied with me.” al-Maliki after forming the new government UK terror plot aimed at
foreign minister will remain the same. The Indeed, two groups blasted the new Cabinet at the house of parliament in Baghdad.
outcome was a huge victory for al-Maliki, even before it was sworn in. British landmarks, shopping
who has made more than his share of enemies The Kurdish splinter Goran party, which ment. And women lawmakers jeered the male- LONDON — A large-scale terror attack was
as prime minister since May 2006. Parliament has only eight lawmakers, said it should have dominated political parties for largely exclud- aimed at British landmarks and public spaces,
originally tapped al-Maliki as a compromise gotten more than the one Cabinet post it was ing them from the Cabinet though they make security officials said Tuesday as more details
candidate to lead Iraq following tumultuous offered and threatened to boycott the govern- up a quarter of parliament. emerged and police searched the homes of 12
British suspects being held for questioning.

NATO denies U.S.military pushing for Pakistan raidsin The New York Times,” Smith said. anonymity because of the sensitivity of the
The men — whose ages range from 17 to 28 —
were arrested Monday in the largest counterterror-
ism raid in nearly two years. At least five were of
By Patrick Quinn Bangladeshi origin.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS He said NATO and U.S. forces, along with issue for Washington-Islamabad relations. Lord Carlile, the government’s independent
their Afghan partners, have developed a Pakistan has firmly rejected any suggestion watchdog for terror legislation, said Tuesday the
KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S.-led strong working relationship with the of U.S. assistance and has in the past sternly alleged plot appeared significant and involved sev-
coalition in Afghanistan on Tuesday denied a Pakistan military to address shared security protested when the U.S.-led alliance had eral British cities, but he did not identify the tar-
report that American forces are pushing to issues. crossed the border into Pakistani tribal areas. gets. Police have up to 28 days to either charge the
expand special operations raids into tribal “This coordination recognizes the sover- On Sept. 30, Pakistan closed a key border men or release them.
areas of neighboring Pakistan where Islamist eignty of Afghanistan and Pakistan to pursue crossing for 10 days, stranding NATO resup- Possible targets that were scouted include the
militants are known to find refuge. insurgents and terrorists operating in their ply trucks in an apparent protest over a Houses of Parliament in London and shopping
NATO’s deputy chief of communications, respective border areas,” he said. NATO helicopter incursion that killed two areas around the U.K., according to a security offi-
U.S. Rear Adm. Gregory Smith, said there In Washington, a senior defense official Pakistani soldiers on the border. During the cial who spoke to The Associated Press on condi-
was no truth to the report published in The also said the story was “not true.” Two other closure, almost 150 stranded trucks were tion of anonymity because the investigation was
New York Times. Pentagon officials said it’s no surprise that destroyed by attackers. ongoing.
Citing unnamed American officials in there would be commanders on the ground The U.S. has mainly relied on unmanned The plot, however, was unconnected to a larger
Washington, the Times reported on its web- who think having the U.S. go after insurgents drones to pursue al-Qaida militants based in European plot uncovered in the fall involving a
site late Monday that U.S. military com- itself would be useful, but that the idea has Pakistan. A decision to deploy special opera- Mumbai-style shooting spree in cities across
manders believe special operations forces not risen through the chain of command to a tions teams would signal frustration with Britain, France or Germany, the official said.
could capture militants for interrogation, point where it is a formal proposal and being Pakistan’s efforts to root out militants who Monday’s arrests were also unrelated to last
bringing in an intelligence windfall. given serious consideration. use its territory as a base to support the week’s suicide bombing in Sweden and the plot
“There is absolutely no truth to reporting All three officials spoke on condition of Taliban and other extremists. did not appear to be timed for the holidays, he said.
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that was insured for $100,000, according through the evidence, tying the suspects

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to police.
The FBI’s Art Crime Team was
brought in immediately to help with the
to more and more crimes, according to
police. This process will continue as
computers and cell phones are thorough- WEDNESDAY, DEC. 22
Winter Explorer Days at Coyote
Downtown Library, 1044 Middlefield
Road, 780-7018. A photography exhib-
investigation. ly analyzed for more evidence and pho- Point Museum. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. it by WHS students learning about and
The suspects were located after tos of the art work is shared with detec- Coyote Point Museum, 1651 Coyote simulating the images of the retro
also known as Beverly Aldabashi, has a tives from other Bay Area cities, accord- Point Drive, San Mateo. A program for Lomo LC-A camera. Exhibit runs
Hillsborough police inspector Nick kids of all ages to investigate and par- through Dec. 31. For more information
lengthy criminal history and is the girl- ing to police.
Chinca was able to track a history of ticipate in hands-on science activities e-mail
friend of a known Norteño gang member “They were doing research on homes with different activities every day.
sales of the stolen car, eventually identi-
currently in jail, according to police. for sale, when people would be out of Included in the price of museum admis- SATURDAY, DEC. 25
fying a suspect who used a stolen identi- sion. For more information visit Dog Adoptions. 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. San
The gang affiliation caused police to ty to process the sale of the vehicle to an town and funerals and memorials,” Bruno Petco in Tanforan Mall, 1150 El
take extra caution during the search of Gottuso said. lendar. Camino Real, San Bruno. Dogs were
unsuspecting buyer, according to police. saved from death in high-kill Souther
the home, using a SWAT team to gain Once the suspect was identified, a search The suspects were heavily involved Seasonal flu shots. 10 a.m. to 12:45 California shelters and driven to
entry, police said. warrant for the suspect’s home on the with identity theft and credit card fraud, p.m. St. Anthony’s Church Padua Northern California for adoptions. For
Dinning Room, 3500 Middlefield more information go to dogsneed-
The Oakland residence where 900 block of MacArthur Boulevard in he said. Road, Menlo Park. For more informa-
Wilkerson lived had no power with Oakland was issued, according to police. The Hillsborough victim, Kavanaugh, tion call 573-3927.
grates covering the windows, according 70, died of natural causes Aug. 9. She Peninsula Landscapes Revisited. 1
Chinca, while checking Department of Bethlehem A.D. 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. p.m. to 4 p.m. Collections Room,
to police. Motor Vehicles records, saw that the title was a former editorial assistant for Holt, 1312 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Peninsula Museum of Art, 10 Twin
For the 17th year, on what is normally a
Police were able to track down the of Kavanaugh’s Toyota Camry had been Rinehart & Winston in Burlingame and vacant lot in Redwood City, a team of
Pines Lane, Belmont. Featuring Sharon
Bearce, Werner Glinka, Alysanne
suspects by monitoring the sales history transferred, Gottuso said. volunteered for the Peninsula Civic volunteers mount up a recreation of the McGaffey and Kevyn Wernock. Exhibit
Light Opera, now Broadway by the Bay. ancient village of Bethlehem on the runs through January 2, noon to 4 p.m.
of a car stolen from the home of Gottuso tracked down the new owner night of the first Christmas. Free. For
She was a writer and editor for several on weekdays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on week-
Hillsborough resident Lee Simpson of the car and discovered it had been more information call 281-9170. ends. For more information call 594-
Kavanaugh, who died Aug. 9. sold with a stolen driver’s license. local nonprofits and volunteered at the 1577.
Winter Solstice Concert with Four
Her Ascot Road home was ransacked Wilkerson was arrested on possession Volunteer Center of San Mateo County Shillings Short. 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Woodside High School Photography
during memorial services for Kavanaugh of stolen property charges along with and the Burlingame-Hillsborough Angelica’s Bistro, Bell Theatre Room,
Exhibit: Lomography. Redwood City
863 Main St., Redwood City. World
held Aug. 23 at the St. Paul’s Episcopal violation of probation and Primrose was Newcomers Club. music duo Four Shillings Short brings Downtown Library, 1044 Middlefield
She was the widow of Norman W. the Celtic celebration of the Winter Road, 780-7018. A photography exhib-
Church in Burlingame. When family arrested for possession of stolen proper- Solstice to the Bay Area. $10. For more it by WHS students learning about and
returned to Kavanaugh’s home, they dis- ty along with violation of parole. The Kavanaugh, formerly an attorney in San information visit simulating the images of the retro
Mateo. Lomo LC-A camera. Exhibit runs
covered jewelry, antique clocks, china third person in the home was a visitor through Dec. 31. For more information
dinnerware and a 2003 Toyota Camry and was released at the scene, according Photos with Santa. Hillsdale Shopping e-mail
were stolen, according to police. to police. Center, 60 31st Ave., San Mateo. Santa
Bill Silverfarb can be reached by e-mail: sil- will greet children and pose for photos
Also stolen was an Édouard Leon Charges against the two suspects con- or by phone: available digitally for purchase. Each Winter Solstice Concert with Four
child receives a free gift for visiting Shillings Short. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. San
Cortès painting of a Paris street scene tinue to be added as investigators sift (650) 344-5200 ext. 106.
Santa. For more information e-mail Gregorio General Store, Highway 84 and Stage Road, San Gregorio. World

Mayor Coralin Feierbach is not opposed “We will await publication of the final music duo Four Shillings Short brings
to NDNU operating under the old condi- document and consider our options,” Greig Woodside High School Photography the Celtic celebration of the Winter
Exhibit: Lomography. Redwood City Solstice to the Bay Area. For more
tional-use permit. said last week. Downtown Library, 1044 Middlefield information go to www.four-
“If they feel more comfortable with 2005 Two NDNU soccer teams and a lacrosse Road, 780-7018. A photography exhib-
Continued from page 1 it by WHS students learning about and
than what we did then they can go back to team currently have access to the field as simulating the images of the retro Woodside High School Photography
it,” Feierbach said yesterday. “They will does Notre Dame High School Belmont Lomo LC-A camera. Exhibit runs Exhibit: Lomography. Redwood City
permit to allow for more playing time on only be hurting the sports groups. It is up to sports teams. through Dec. 31. For more information Downtown Library, 1044 Middlefield
the modern-turfed field and to let youth e-mail Road, 780-7018. A photography exhib-
them.” The council took up the matter after at it by WHS students learning about and
sports organizations use the field, which Councilman Warren Lieberman, who THURSDAY, DEC. 23 simulating the images of the retro
the city currently prohibits. least 35 people signed a letter opposing the Winter Explorer Days at Coyote Lomo LC-A camera. Exhibit runs
lives within 500 feet of the field, has had to Planning Commission’s decision to let the Point Museum. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Dec. 31. For more information
“We are in a bit of a conundrum,” uni- recuse himself from council discussions on university use Koret at later hours during Coyote Point Museum, 1651 Coyote e-mail
versity spokesman Richard Rossi said yes- Point Drive, San Mateo. A program for
the permit. the week and on Sundays. kids of all ages to investigate and par- MONDAY, DEC. 27
terday. “There is no way we can accept the He did, however, express his opinion Margaret and Ray Davis, representing ticipate in hands-on science activities Cooking Starts Here Classes. 3:30
council’s action. There has been specula- with different activities every day. p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Beli Deli, 1301 6th
about the matter in a guest perspective pub- the group Belmont Residents for a Tranquil Included in the price of museum admis- Ave., Belmont. The lessons include safe
tion that we might withdraw the applica- lished in the Daily Journal Monday. Community, submitted an appeal of the sion. For more information visit eating habits, healthy eating and eti-
tion and that is an option. We will have to In the perspective, Lieberman said Planning Commission decision Oct. 1 at a quette. $85 for residents and $102 for
lendar. non-residents. For more information
look at the final document before we make Belmont youth will be the losers if NDNU cost of $950. call 595-7441.
any decisions.” withdraws its application. Bethlehem A.D. 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Margaret Davis argued to the council 1312 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Woodside High School Photography
NDNU and the Planning Commission Lieberman has noted Belmont’s general Oct. 26 that the noise athletes create while For the 17th year, on what is normally a Exhibit: Lomography. Redwood City
amended the CUP, first crafted in 2005, to lack of playing fields for youth in the city vacant lot in Redwood City, a team of
using the field is unhealthy. Davis lives on volunteers mount up a recreation of the
Downtown Library, 1044 Middlefield
allow practices and games go as late as 8 for years. Road, 780-7018. A photography exhib-
Chula Vista Drive on the hill above the uni- ancient village of Bethlehem on the it by WHS students learning about and
p.m. on weekdays and to allow the univer- “Without having to make any financial versity. She contends coaches are too loud night of the first Christmas. Free. For simulating the images of the retro
more information call 281-9170.
sity to open the field up to youth soccer investment, Belmont has the chance to pro- and that there is too much cheering during Lomo LC-A camera. Exhibit runs
through Dec. 31. For more information
groups in the city on Sundays. vide its youth with access to an artificial soccer and lacrosse practice and games. Photos with Santa. Hillsdale Shopping e-mail
Center, 60 31st Ave., San Mateo. Santa
But a group of neighbors quickly filed an turf field year-round. It’s very sad that this During public hearings on the matter, will greet children and pose for photos
may well not take place,” Lieberman said available digitally for purchase. Each TUESDAY, DEC. 28
appeal of the Planning Commission’s those who favored expanded use on the child receives a free gift for visiting Winter Explorer Days at Coyote
September decision based on the excessive in the guest perspective. field and opening it up to youth sports Santa. For more information e-mail Point Museum. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
noise the field generates and the council The amendments to the CUP approved groups far outnumbered those who said the Coyote Point Museum, 1651 Coyote
Point Dr., San Mateo. A program for
took up the matter starting in October. by the Planning Commission in September field would be too noisy. kids of all ages to investigate and par-
Woodside High School Photography
allow for the Belmont United Soccer Club “Unfortunately, it is likely that the fur- Exhibit: Lomography. Redwood City ticipate in hands-on science activities
The old CUP contained language that and Belmont-Redwood Shores American Downtown Library, 1044 Middlefield with different activities every day.
allowed for field use up to dusk, a vague ther restrictions in hours and days of use of Road, 780-7018. A photography exhib- Included in the price of museum admis-
Youth Soccer Organization to use Koret. If the field will adversely impact the city’s it by WHS students learning about and sion. For more information go to
restriction that often involved the police, NDNU withdraws its application, these simulating the images of the retro
the university contends. youth sports groups even more than the Lomo LC-A camera. Exhibit runs lendar.
two groups would be prevented from using university,” Greig said last week. “At the through Dec. 31. For more information
Last week, the council voted to allow the the field under the old CUP. e-mail Striking 12. 7:30 p.m. TheatreWorks at
urging of city staff those sports groups and Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield
university to keep the field open until only “We are trying hard to do something for NDNU entered into a good faith agreement FRIDAY, DEC. 24 Road, Palo Alto. A rewired version of
6:30 p.m. on weekdays and to restrict the Belmont kids. We don’t want to cut off Peninsula Landscapes Revisited. Hans Christian Anderson’s classic tale
that has now been jeopardized by the coun-
number of Sundays the field can be used. kids,” Rossi said. Noon to 4 p.m. Collections Room, The Little Match Girl, this clever mix
cil’s actions.” Peninsula Museum of Art, 10 Twin of musical comedy and pop/rock tunes
The council made so many changes to the Last week, NDNU President Judith Pines Lane, Belmont. Featuring Sharon is a sweet, witty concert that's a sure-
permit that it will vote on the final docu- The City Council is expected to take up fire way to ring in the New Year. $56-
Maxwell Greig said the council based its the issue at its Jan. 11 meeting.
Bearce, Werner Glinka, Alysanne
ment at its Jan. 11 meeting. McGaffey and Kevyn Wernock. Exhibit $75. For more information call 463-
decisions on how to govern Koret based on runs through January 2, noon to 4 p.m. 1960.
“The council is offering fewer hours “emotion, personal relationships and on weekdays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on week-
whim.” ends. For more information call 594-
with the new CUP,” Rossi said. It is the Bill Silverfarb can be reached by e-mail: sil- 1577.
opposite of what the university was trying The university is currently seeking legal or by phone:
to achieve, he said. advice on the matter. (650) 344-5200 ext. 106. Christmas Eve Services. 5:30 p.m.
Congregational Church of Belmont,
751 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont.
his former colleagues on the San Mateo “The goal to promote local hiring has

At this family worship, children will be
County Board of Supervisors over the merit and should be explored further, but invited to participate in the telling of the
traditional nativity story and carol
hiring policy. not my creating new obstacles to the singing will complete the shortened
local workforce,” Quigg wrote. service. For more information call 593-
Continued from page 3 “Such a policy ignores the regional 4547.
nature of our shared economy and disre- In a response, San Francisco
gards the quality work San Mateo Supervisor John Avalos, who authored Christmas Eve Services. Family
and “the need for housing in San the policy, said he had not fully assessed Service, 5:30 p.m. Candlelight
County workers and trade organizations Communion Service, 9:30 p.m. First
Francisco and the Peninsula make it the level of concern about the San Bruno Presbyterian Church San Mateo, West
have contributed to city of San Francisco
impossible for many blue collar workers jail but was told only about a half-mil- 25th Avenue and Hacienda, San Mateo.
projects within the borders of San Mateo For more information call 345-1633.
from sinking family roots in the area,” lion dollars was in question. Avalos
County,” Gordon said in a written state-
he said. pointed out 80 percent of the workforce Candlelight Christmas Eve. 10 p.m.
ment. “This policy will only add traffic Congregational Church of Belmont,
The hiring policy came on the heels of throughout San Mateo County and result could be non-city residents the first year 751 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont.
a now-defunct plan by San Francisco in fewer qualified workers who have and, even at full implementation, half Candles will light the decorated sanctu-
ary for the communion chorale wor-
supervisors to charge $3 tolls to enter contributed so much to improve San the jobs were still available. ship. For more information call 593-
and leave that city during peak times. Francisco’s infrastructure.” “Hardly an exclusion especially when 4547.
The board dropped the idea the same The country tried staving off the local you consider that San Francisco taxpay- Photos with Santa. Hillsdale Shopping
day it passed the hiring policy after hire policy before its passage but Tissier ers are making the investments on these Center, 60 31st Ave., San Mateo. Santa
Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, projects,” Avalos wrote to City Clerk will greet children and pose for photos
said a representative was not allowed to available digitally for purchase. Each
said he would introduce legislation to speak before the Dec. 14 vote. In a Dec. Angela Louis. child receives a free gift for visiting
ban such a proposal or have San Mateo Santa. For more information e-mail
13 letter to the San Francisco Board of
County counter with its own toll. Supervisors, Millbrae Mayor Daniel Michelle Durand can be reached by e-mail: Woodside High School Photography
Similarly, Assemblyman Rich Quigg also urged it to abandon the poli- or by phone: Exhibit: Lomography. Redwood City
Gordon, D-Menlo Park, is standing with cy. (650) 344-5200 ext. 102.
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110 Employment 110 Employment 110 Employment 110 Employment 110 Employment 110 Employment

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Music Lessons
Papers are available for pickup in San Mateo at Sales • Repairs • Rentals SALES - STATEMENT #241986
3:00 a.m. or San Francisco earlier. Bronstein Music The following person is doing business
as: Passionart Designs, 271 Mimosa
363 Grand Ave. Putnam Auto Group Way, Portola Valley, CA 94028 is hereby
Please apply in person Monday-Friday only, 10am So. San Francisco Buick Pontiac GMC registered by the following owner: Diane
(650)588-2502 Peterson, same address. The business
to 4pm at The Daily Journal, 800 S. Claremont St $50,000 Average
is conducted by an Individual. The regis-
trants commenced to transact business
#210, San Mateo. Expectation under the FBN on 09/01/10.
/s/ Diane Peterson /
a must… This statement was filed with the Asses-
110 Employment 5 Men or Women for sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo
Career Sales Position County on 11/18/10. (Published in the
San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/01/10,
110 Employment 110 Employment AVON • Car Allowance
12/08/10, 12/15/10, 12/22/10).
SELL OR BUY • Paid insurance
Earn up 50% + bonuses w/life & dental FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
Hablamos Espanol • 401k plan STATEMENT #242228
1(866)440-5795 The following person is doing business
• Five day work week as: Quality Lock & Key, 1225 Tilia Street,
Independent Sales Rep San Mateo, CA 94402 is hereby regis-
Free Gift with Sign Up! Top Performers earn $100k tered by the following owner: Pericles
Plus!! Pneumatikos, same address. The busi-
Bilingual a plus ness is conducted by an Individual. The
Paid training included registrants commenced to transact busi-
CAREGIVERS NEWSPAPER INTERNS Call Mr. Olson ness under the FBN on
2 years JOURNALISM 1-866-788-6267 /s/ Pericles Pneumatikos /
This statement was filed with the Asses-
The Daily Journal is looking for in- sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo
experience terns to do entry level reporting, re- County on 12/06/10. (Published in the
search, updates of our ongoing fea-
required. tures and interviews. Photo interns al-
150 Seeking Employment
San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/08/10,
12/15/10, 12/22/10, 12/29/10).
so welcome.
Immediate I AM a full-time Caregiver. Will live-out.
We expect a commitment of four to
Placement eight hours a week for at least four References available. (415)350-0425
months. The internship is unpaid, but
on all assignments intelligent, aggressive and talented in- 203 Public Notices STATEMENT #242217
The following person is doing business
terns have progressed in time into
CALL (650)777-9000 paid correspondents and full-time re- FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
as: (1)T.M.C. Construction, (2)T.M.
Chang Construction, 372 Mullet Ct., Fos-
The following person is doing business ter City, CA 94404 is hereby registered
College students or recent graduates as: Laurelwood Veterinary Clinic, 1334 by the following owner: Edgar Tsuen
are encouraged to apply. Newspaper W. Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94403 Ming Chang, same address. The busi-
CAREGIVERS experience is preferred but not neces-
sarily required.
is hereby registered by the following
owner: Danielle Weber, 120 W. 3rd Ave.,
ness is conducted by an Individual. The
registrants commenced to transact busi-
CNAs, hourly & live-ins, #606, San Mateo, CA 94402. The busi- ness under the FBN on N/A.
Please send a cover letter describing ness is conducted by an Individual. The /s/ Edgar Tsuen Ming Chang /
mid Peninsula. your interest in newspapers, a resume registrants commenced to transact busi- This statement was filed with the Asses-
and three recent clips. Before you ap- ness under the FBN on 8/1/2002. sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo
Hiring now! ply, you should familiarize yourself /s/ Danielle Weber / County on 12/06/10. (Published in the
call Mon-Fri 9am-3pm. with our publication. Our Web site:
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo
San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/08/10,
12/15/10, 12/22/10, 12/29/10).
Reliable Caregivers. County on 11/22/10. (Published in the
Send your information via e-mail to San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/01/10,
(415)436-0100 or by reg- 12/08/10, 12/15/10, 12/22/10).
ular mail to 800 S. Claremont St #210, FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
San Mateo CA 94402. STATEMENT #242238
NOW HIRING for Live-in Caregiver FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME The following person is doing business
SIGN ON BONUS!!! STATEMENT #241900 as: Super Auto Glass, 61 Airport Blvd.,
Recruiting for San Mateo, San Francisco The following person is doing business Suite A, So. San Francisco, CA 94080 is
and Santa Clara areas. We offer excel- as: Borgens Janitorial Services, 334 hereby registered by the following owner:
lent benefits! SALES/MARKETING Grand Blvd., #4, San Mateo, CA 94401 Andrey Snigorenko, 1250 35th Ave., San
*Medical / Vision / Dental / Life Ins. INTERNSHIPS is hereby registered by the following Francisco, CA 94122. The business is
* 401K/Credit Union * Direct Deposit The San Mateo Daily Journal is looking owner: Maximiliano Borgen, same ad- conducted by an Individual. The regis-
REQUIREMENTS: for ambitious interns who are eager to dress. The business is conducted by an trants commenced to transact business
* 1 yrs experience * Own Vehicle jump into the business arena with both Individual. The registrants commenced to under the FBN on
* Car Insurance * Valid Drivers feet and hands. Learn the ins and outs transact business under the FBN on N/A. /s/ Andrey Snigorenko /
* Good Communication skills. of the newspaper and media industries. /s/ Maximiliano Borgen / This statement was filed with the Asses-
Call today to set up an interview: This position will provide valuable This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo
1-800-417-1897 or 650-558-8848 experience for your bright future. County on 12/07/10. (Published in the
or send Resume to Fax resume (650)344-5290 County on 11/12/10. (Published in the
San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/01/10, San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/08/10, email 12/15/10, 12/22/10, 12/29/10).
12/08/10, 12/15/10, 12/22/10).
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203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices Drabble Drabble Drabble
The following persons are doing busi-
ness as: Rosey Hipps, 383 Imperial
Drive, Pacifica, CA 94044 is hereby reg-
istered by the following owners: Kim
Mane Adams, same address and Alejan-
dra Mendoza, 22602 Zaballos Court,
Fictitious Business Name Statements, Trustee Sale
Hayward, CA 94541. The business is Notice, Alcohol Beverage License, Name Change,
conducted by a General Partnership. The
registrants commenced to transact busi- Probate, Notice of Adoption, Divorce Summons,
ness under the FBN on N/A.
/s/ Kim Mane Adams /
Notice of Public Sales, and More.
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo Published in the Daily Journal for San Mateo County.
County on 11/12/10. (Published in the
San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/08/10,
12/15/10, 12/22/10, 12/29/10). Fax your request to: 650-344-5290
Email them to:
Over the Hedge Over the Hedge Over the Hedge
The following person is doing business
as: Calton Construction, 219 MacDonald
Ave., Daly City, CA 94014 is hereby reg-
istered by the following owner: Calvin 203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices
Wong, same address. The business is
conducted by an Individual. The regis- nonprofit legal services program. You
trants commenced to transact business NOTICE TO Proposers can locate these nonprofit groups at the
under the FBN on Request for Proposal # ISD 1805 California Legal Services Web site
/s/ Calvin Wong / (, the Califor-
This statement was filed with the Asses- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the nia Courts Online Self-Help Center
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County of San Mateo will receive (, or by
County on 12/02/10. (Published in the sealed proposals for the following: contacting your local court or county bar
San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/08/10, To provide a Core Clini- association. NOTE: The court has a stat-
12/15/10, 12/22/10, 12/29/10). cal Health Information System/Inpa- utory lien for waived fees and costs on
tient Electronic Health Record. any settlement or arbitration award of
$10,000 or more in a civil case. The
The RFP Document may be obtained court’s lien must be paid before the court
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME from the following website: will dismiss the case.
STATEMENT #242221, AVISO! Lo han demando. Si no re-
The following person is doing business or by contacting Cyndy Chin at the sponde dentro de 30 dias, la corte puede
as: California Wine, 40 W. 3rd County of San Mateo, 222 W. 39th decidir en su contra sin escuchar su ver- 296 Appliances 303 Electronics 304 Furniture
Ave., Unit 203, San Mateo, CA 94402 is Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403. sion. Lea la informacion a continuacion.
hereby registered by the following owner: Email Tiene 30 dias de calendario despues de PORTABLE GE Dishwasher, excellent SANIO CASETTE/RECORDER 2 way ROCKING CHAIR for nursing mother or
J.P. Bears, LLC, CA. The business is que le entreguen esta citacion y papeles condition $75 OBO, (650)583-0245 Radio - $95.obo, call for more details, grandmother $75. (650)854-3235
conducted by a Limited Liability Compa- Pursuant to County legales para presentar una respuesta por (650)290-1960
ny. The registrants commenced to trans- Ordi- escrito en esta corte y hacer que se en- RADIATOR HEATER, oil filled, electric, SHELVING - 2000 square foot of shelv-
act business under the FBN on N/A. nance Section 2.83.170: tregue ena copia al demandante. Una 1500 watts $25. (650)504-3621 ing, $500. obo, (650)212-6666
/s/ Masanori Kimizuka / TV - Big Screen, $70., ok condition,
(a) Before the County contracts for carta o una llamada telefonica no lo pro- (650)367-1350
This statement was filed with the Asses- engineering services, architectural tegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene SHOP VACUUM rigid brand 3.5 horse TABLE & CHAIR SET - new, perfect
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo services, management consultants, or que estar en formato legal correcto si de- power 9 gal wet/dry $40. (650)591-2393 TV 5 inch Black and white good condition condition, $475., (650)638-1285
County on 12/06/10. (Published in the similar one-time professional assis- sea que procesen su caso en la corte. in box $10. (408)249-3858
San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/15/10, tance to accomplish specific projects, Es posible que haya un formulario que STOVE TOP 4 burners with electric grill TWIN SIZE Electric beds (2) very good
12/22/10, 12/29/10, 01/05/10). requests for proposals shall be ob- usted pueda usar para su respuesta. commercial grade $50., (650)756-6778 TV SET 32 inch with remote and stand condition, you haul, $100 obo, 650-873-
tained if the expense of the contract is Puede encontrar estos formularios de la $30. (650)520-0619 2743
estimated to exceed the amount es- corte y mas informacion en el Centro de
tablished by the Government Code as VACUUM CLEANER $50 (650)367-1350 TWO END tables: $35 or $20 each.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME the limit of the Purchasing Agent's au-
Ayuda de las Cortes de California 304 Furniture (650)787-8219
STATEMENT #242331 thority to engage independent con- en la biblio teca de leyes de su condado
The following person is doing business tractors. The request for proposal VACUUM CLEANER heavy duty like 2 END Tables solid maple '60's era WOODEN KITCHEN China Cabinet: $99
o en la corte que le quede mas cerca. Si new $45. (650)878-9542 $40/both. (650)670-7545 (great condition!), (650)367-1350
as: Quest Real Estate, 1201 Howard shall be in accordance with Adminis- no puede pagar la cuota de presenta-
Avenue, Suite 102, Burlingame, CA trative Memoranda promulgated by cion, pida al secretario de la corte que le
94010 is hereby registered by the follow- WASHER/DRYER “MAYTAG” - Brand 3 PIECE COFFEE TABLE SET: $100. WOODEN QUILT rack with kitty designs
the County Manager. de un formulario de exencion de pago de new with 3 year warranty, $850. both, on end excellent condition, SOLD!
ing owner: Bijan Amini, 1411 Avondale (b) The Board of Supervisors may (650)787-8219
cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a (650)726-4168
Road, Hillsborough, CA 94010. The authorize the use of request for pro- tiempo, puede perder el caso por incum- 4 STURDY metal dining chairs $20/each.
business is conducted by an Individual. posal procedures when County de- plimiento y la corte le podra quitar su su- (650)756-6778 306 Housewares
The registrants commenced to transact sires to acquire systems, such as eldo, dinero y bienes sin mas adverten- 297 Bicycles
business under the FBN on 11/08/10. computer system, telecommunication cia. BED BRASS single trundle $100 nice "PRINCESS HOUSE" decorator urn
/s/ Bijan Amini / systems, or the like, consisting of both Hay otros requisitos legales. Es reco- BICYCLE "COMFORT touring" by Huffy and clean. (650)854-3235 "Vase" cream with blue flower 13 inch H
This statement was filed with the Asses- equipment and software programs. mendable que llame a un abogado inme- 25 inch wheels blue SOLD! $25., (650)868-0436
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo The Board, if it determines that a re- diatamente. Si no conoce a un abodado, BLACK LEATHER office chair with 5
County on 12/13/10. (Published in the quest for proposal is in the best inter- puede llamar a de servicio de remision a BICYCLE "MAGNA" 24 inch wheels rollers $25. (650)871-5078 CANDLEHOLDER - Gold, angel on it,
San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/15/10, est of the County, may authorize such abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abo- purple, $40., San Mateo, (650)341-5347 tall, purchased from Brueners, originally
12/22/10, 12/29/10, 01/05/10). request for proposals instead of com- gado, es posible que cumpia con los BOOKCASE - $25., (650)255-6652 $100., selling for $20.,(650)867-2720
petitive bidding that might otherwise requisitos para obtener servicios legales BICYCLE - Sundancer Jr., 26”, $75. obo
be required by this code. Such re- (650)676-0732 CABINET - wood, $70., (650)367-1350
gratuitos de un programa de servicios le- HAMILTON BEACH Mixer, vintage, .juic-
quests for proposals shall be pursuant gales sin fines de lucro. Puede encon- er & bowl, beater. $30/obo(650)576-6067
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME to Administrative Memoranda promul- GIRL'S BIKE HUFFY Purple 6-speed CABINET DOORS Oak with arch-style
STATEMENT #242317 trar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el top. Four different sizes, good condition.
gated by the County Manager. sitio web de California Legal Services good cond. $35 - Angela (650)269-3712 OASIS COUNTERTOP water cooler dis-
The following person is doing business (c) The Board of Supervisors may $300 all. (650)871-7200
Web site (, en penses cold and luke warm water $50.,
as: Sirayvah Organic Thai Cuisine, 366 waive any of the provisions of this 298 Collectibles (650)218-4254
El Camino Real, SAN CARLOS, CA el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de Cal- CHANDELIER WITH 5 lights/ candela-
chapter which require requests for ifornia,
94070 is hereby registered by the follow- proposals in any situation where the bre base with glass shades $20.
( 2 VINTAGE COFFEE CANS - empty, (650)504-3621 REVEREWARE, 1,3.4 qt. pots, 5",7"
ing owner: Pirada Organic Thai Cuisine, Board of Supervisors determines that pans, stainless steel w/copper bottoms,
Inc., CA. The business is conducted by a o poniendose en contacto con la corte o Hills Bros. red, 1922-45, HillsBros , early
the best interest of the County could el colegio de abogados locales. AVISO: 80’s, $25/both, (650)347-5104 COCKTAIL AND end table brass and excellent cond., $60/all. (650)577-0604
Corporation. The registrants commenced be served without the necessity of re-
to transact business under the FBN on Por ley, la corte tiene derecho a reclamar glass top $65. (650)854-3235
quests for proposals.
/s/ Jiraporn K. Wonnonam / Request for Proposals shall be sealed
las cuotas y costos exentos por imponer
un gravamen sobre cualquier recupera-
28 RECORDS - 78 RPMS, Bing Crosby,
COFFEE TABLE - $60., (650)367-1350
307 Jewelry & Clothing
This statement was filed with the Asses- and filed with the Information Services Frankie Laine, Al Jolson, many others, all
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo cion de $10,000 o mas de valor recibida in book albums, $90. all, (650)347-5104 BLACK VELVET evening jacket w/silver
Department, 222 W. 39th Avenue, mediante un acuerdo o una concesion COFFEE TABLE light brown lots of stor-
County on 12/13/10. (Published in the San Mateo, CA 94403, on or before age good condition $65. (650)867-2720 sparkles, Sz 20W, $10. (650)712-1070
San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/22/10, de arbitraje en un caso de derecho civil. 49ER REPORT issues '85-'87 $35/all,
February 4, 2011 @ 2:00 P.M. PST. Tiene que pagar el gravamen de la corte
12/29/10, 01/05/10, 01/12/10). There will be no public hearing. The (650)592-2648 BLACK VELVET pants, Sz L, $7.
antes de que la corte pueda desechar el (650)712-1070
County of San Mateo reserves the caso. COMPUTER DESK $70. (650)367-1350
right to reject any or all proposals and The name and address of the court is:
to accept or reject any items therein, 6 GALLON "red wing" Crock $100 RWC CREDENZA - $25., (650)255-6652 HOLIDAY WEAR, barely worn: Macy's
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME (El nombre y direccion de la corte es): (650)868-0436 black sweater set, Size M, wool w/gold
or waive any informality in proposals Superior Court of California, County of
STATEMENT #242384 received. DINING CHAIRS (6) $100/all. (650)854- metalic stripes, $15 set. (650)712-1070
The following person is doing business San Mateo, Southern Branch 8 VERY OLD BOTTLES - most used for 3235
David Boesch, Purchasing Agent 400 County Center medicines, whiskey, milk, root beer, all in
as: Innyield, 121A 16th Ave., SAN MA- COUNTY OF SAN MATEO JEWELRY DISPLAY 12 piece SOLD!
TEO, CA 94402 is hereby registered by Redwood City, CA 94063 good condition, $55. all, (650)347-5104 DINING CHAIRS - (4) solid, $20. each,
the following owner: Ricardo Berrospi, The name, address, and telephone num- (650)756-6778 LADIES BRACELET, Murano glass.
same address. The business is conduct- ber of the plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff BABEBALL CARDS assorted (25) Various shades of red and blue $100
ed by an Individual. The registrants com- without an attorney, is: (El nombre, direc- $15/all. (408)420-5646 DINING ROOM table $100. (650)854- Daly City, no return calls. (650)991-2353
menced to transact business under the cion y numero de telefono del abogado 3235
del demandante, o del demandante que BAY MEADOW coffee mug in box $10. LADIES GOLD Lame' elbow links gloves
FBN on (650)345-1111 DRAFTING TABLE 30 x 42' with side
/s/ Ricardo Berrospi / no tiene abogado, es): size 7.5 $15 New. RWC. (650)868-0436
Esmeralda Coniendo tray. excellent cond $75. (650)949-2134
This statement was filed with the Asses- CLASSICAL, OPERA dvds (200), al- LIZ CLAIBORNE black evening jacket
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo 429 Elm Avenue
San Bruno, CA 94066 most new, and (100) CD’s, SOLD! END TABLE marble top with drawer with Sz. 12, acetate/polyester, $10. (650)712-
County on 12/16/10. (Published in the STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF matching table $70/all. (650)520-0619 1070
San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/22/10, (650)588-1343
12/29/10, 01/05/10, 01/12/10). Date: (Fecha) Aug 6, 2010
Clerk, by (Secretano, per)
The following person have abandoned $25/ofr. (650)588-5991 wood, great condition, glass doors, fits broidered design & sequins, $10.
John C. Fitton, Deputy (Adjunto)
the use of the fictitious business name: large TV, 2 drawers, shelves , $100/obo. (650)712-1070
Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal
Ready Solar, 2929 Campus Dr., #110, GLASSES 6 sets redskins, good condi- (650)261-9681
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME December 1, 8, 15, 22, 2010.
SAN MATEO, CA 94403. The fictitious tion never used $25/all. (650)345-1111
STATEMENT #242309 business name referred to above was MATTRESSES (2) single, single nice SILVER SEQUIN shirt-jacket Sz 12-14 -
The following person is doing business filed in County on 05/29/09. The busi- JACK TASHNER signed ball $25. Ri- and clean $100.(650)854-3235
chard (650)834-4926 very dressy, $15. (650)712-1070
as: Oak Tree Acupuncture, 10 El Camino ness was conducted by: Telesis Solar,
Real, Ste. 202, SAN CARLOS, CA Inc., CA. OFFICE DESK - $25., (650)255-6652 SMALL JEWELRY cabinet - 17” H, 12”
94070 is hereby registered by the follow- /s/ Robert Giles / MERCHANT MARINE, framed forecastle
card, signed by Captain Angrick '70. 13 x W, 2 glass doors, plus 2 drawers, very
ing owner: Sita Chokkalingam, L.AC., 26 This statement was filed with the Asses- PICNIC TABLE round $25. (650)854- pretty, $35., (650)592-2648
Sierra Street #W302, SAN FRANCISCO. sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo 17 inches $35 cash. (650)755-8238 3235
The business is conducted by an Individ- County on 12/14/10. (Published in the
ual. The registrants commenced to trans- San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/22/10, POSTER - framed photo of President ROCKING CHAIR - Traditional, full size
Wilson and Chinese Junk $25 cash, TOURQUOISE BLUE party dress, cov-
act business under the FBN on 12/29/10, 01/29/10, 01/12/10). Rocking chair. Excellent condition $100., ered w/sequins, sz 14, $15. (650)712-
/s/ Sita Chokkalingam / (650)755-8238 (650)504-3621
210 Lost & Found 1070
This statement was filed with the Asses-
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo VASE - with tray, grey with red flowers,
SECOND AMENDED SUMMONS perfect condition, $30., (650)345-1111
County on 12/10/10. (Published in the (CITACION JUDICIAL) MISSING GREY MALE CAT named
San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/22/10, CASE NUMBER: CIV489894 “Biscotti”. Last seen 12/4 on Aviador
12/29/10, 01/05/10, 01/12/10). NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (Aviso Al De- Ave. in Millbrae. 12 years old, 12 lbs., 300 Toys 315 Wanted to Buy 315 Wanted to Buy
mandado): Deutsche Bank National strong athletic build. Domestic short
Trust Company, Ardent Financial Corpo- hair, solid grey including nose, RADIO CONTROLLED Beetle Buggy
ration. You are being sued by plaintiff: neutered,declawed front paws. Micro- car new in box $10. (408)249-3858
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME (Lo esta demandando el demandante): chip #985121004140013. Please call
STATEMENT #242402 Home Again lost pet service at 888-466-
The following person is doing business
Esmeralda Coniendo
3242 with any info. Thank you! 302 Antiques
NOTICE! You have been sued. The
as: No Box Catering, 384 Oyster Point court may decide against you without
Blvd. #1, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA ANTIQUE SOLID mahogany knick-knack
your being heard unless you respond 295 Art or bookshelf with 4 small drawers, good
94080 is hereby registered by the follow- within 30 days. Read the information be-
ing owner: Barbara Fakkima, 346 O’Con- condition, $95. 650-726-5200
low. PAINTING "jack vettriano" Portland gal-
nor Street, MENLO PARK, CA 94025. You have 30 calendar days after this
The business is conducted by an Individ- lery 26 x 33. $65. (650)345-1111. CHINA CABINET - Vintage, 6 foot,
summons and legal papers are served
ual. The registrants commenced to trans- on you to file a written response at the solid mahogany. $300/obo.
act business under the FBN on PICTURE WITH Frame Jack Vettriano (650)867-0379
court and have a copy served on the with light attached $100. (650)867-2720
/s/ Barbara L/ Fakkima / plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not pro-
This statement was filed with the Asses- tect you. Your written response must be
sor-County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo in proper legal form if you want the court 296 Appliances
County on 12/17/10. (Published in the
San Mateo Daily Journal, 12/22/10,
to hear your case. There may be a court 303 Electronics
form that you can use for your response. 4 BURNER cook top commercial lifetime
12/29/10, 01/05/10, 01/12/10). You can find these court forms and more burner $22., (650)756-6778
information at the California Courts On- 46” MITSUBISHI Projector TV, great
line Self-Help Center AIR CONDITIONER - slider model for condition. $400. (650)261-1541.
(, your narrow windows, 10k BTU, excellent
county law library, or the courthouse condition, $100., (650)212-7020 COMSWITCH 3500 - used for fax, com-
nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing puter modem, telephone answering ma-
fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver chine, never used, $25., (650)347-5104
form. If you do not file your response on CHANDELLIER NEW 4 lights $30.
time, you may lose the case by default, (650)878-9542 JVC VHS recorder - Like new, $15.,
and your wages, money, and property (650)367-8949
may be taken without further warning CHOPPERS (4) with instructions $7/all.
from the court. (650)368-3037
There are other legal requirements. You PANASONIC TV 21 inch $25., (650)637-
may want to call an attorney right away. KENMORE DISHWASHER, exc. condi- 8244
If you do not know an attorney, you may tion, 3yrs old, $95. (650)483-3630
want to call an attorney referral service.
If you cannot afford an attorney, you may KENMORE MICROWAVE, exc. condi- SONY RADIO cassette recorder $15
be eligible for free legal services from a tion, 3yrs old, $45. (650)483-3630 black good condition. (650)345-1111
28 Wednesday • Dec. 22, 2010 THE DAILY JOURNAL

610 Crossword Puzzle 610 Crossword Puzzle 610 Crossword Puzzle 310 Misc. For Sale 317 Building Materials 380 Real Estate Services
COOKIE JAR adorable ceramic blizzard SLIDING SCREEN door 30 inch good
& Co. Snowman $20. (650)343-3374 condition $25. (650)871-7200
Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle DOG CAGE/GORILLA - folding
318 Sports Equipment
Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis
large dog cage good condition, 2 door
with tray, $75.,(650)355-8949
2 GOLF CLUBS - Ladies, right handed,
ACROSS 7 Belgrade native 47 Summer cooler 55 Frame DOOM (3) computer games $15/each 2
total, (650)367-8949
putter & driver $5/each (650)755-8238 Bank Foreclosures.
1 Is down with 8 Back porch luxury 48 “Hi-__, Hi-Lo” 56 Recipe abbr. BOGNER SKI SUIT [blue] Ex cond.
hardly used, size medium. Orig $400+.
4 Walk through 9 Right, as a wrong 49 Big name in 57 Airline to Ben ENGINE HOIST, 2 ton almost new $95 Asking $80. 650-204-0587 Free list with
puddles 10 Do some yard Burlingame 415-699-6395
small trains Gurion
9 Energize, as a work 50 Svelte 59 Man, for one ETAGER over the toilet water tank - wal-
GOLD'S GYM - GT2000Power Tower +
Instructions as new, SOLD!
11 Mr. Potato Head nut, $25., San Mateo, (650)341-5347
crowd 53 Gladiator’s 62 Palindromic
FIRE BOWL- new in box, 13 x 32 322 Garage Sales Free recorded message
14 Mean Amin maker milieu diarist
15 Nomo with two 12 Wrinkly fruit 54 Discussion 63 Tiny guy
$50.obo, (650)592-9141
no-hitters 13 Insect feeler group, and a 64 Bulg. FIREPLACE SCREEN - 36"wide,
16 Europe’s longest 18 Bygone Mideast 29"high, antique brass, folding doors, Sale - 50% Off ALL Dolphin RE
word that can neighbor sliding mesh screen, damper CHRISTMAS ITEMS!
river despot follow the ends of 65 Versatile controls. Like new. $100., (650)592-2047 Thursday & Friday 10:00-2:00
17 Escapes 19 Frau’s partner this puzzle’s five vehicle, for FRAMED PICTURE beautiful hot air bal- Saturdays 10:00-3:00
dramatically from 24 Dovetail longest answers short loons 25 1/2 x 19 inches great conditon Episcopal Church HOMES & PROPERTIES
prison 25 Where Bill met $10. (650)343-3374 1 South El Camino Real The San Mateo Daily Journal’s
San Mateo 94401 weekly Real Estate Section.
20 Laurie of “House” Hillary ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: FULL BAG of plastic containers. SOLD!
21 Vitamin __: PABA 27 Canal zones? GLASS TOP piece with smooth edges Look for it
22 Peke squeak 29 1921 sci-fi play 28 3/4 inches x 17 1/8 inches 3/16 inch every Friday and Weekend
thick $10. (650)343-3374 to find information on fine homes
23 Torrid 30 Refrain syllables and properties throughout
26 Impulses 31 Longest river in HARD COVER BOOKS - Mystery & ad-
venture, current authors, some large type
GARAGE SALES the local area.
28 Narrow defeat, Spain print, $3.00 each, (650)364-7777 ESTATE SALES
e.g. 32 Husband-and- HARD COVER mystery and adventure Make money, make room!
33 Blubber wife creators of books (12) latest authors $3/each.
36 Potentially Curious George (650)364-7777 List your upcoming garage
sale, moving sale, estate
slanderous 33 Houlihan LEAD FILM BAG Protect film from x-
sale, yard sale, rummage
rays, Ex. cond. SOLD!
remark portrayer on sale, clearance sale, or
LOUNGE CHAIRS - 2 new, with cover &
37 Boxer’s wear “M*A*S*H” plastic carring case & headrest, $35. whatever sale you have...
38 Warning about 34 Vintner’s prefix each, (650)592-7483 in the Daily Journal.
wind chill, say 35 Sporty 1960s- MASSAGE DEVICE with batteries $8 in Reach over 82,500 readers
43 Concerning, in ’70s Plymouth box, (650)368-3037
from South San Francisco
memos 39 Hanoi holidays METAL CABINET - 4 drawers, beige to Palo Alto.
16.5 inches W x 27 3/4 H x 27 inches D.
44 13 popes 40 Rock’s __ $40., San Mateo, (650)341-5347 in your local newspaper.
45 Part of UCLA Leppard
MUSIC CASSETTES (200) popular Call (650)344-5200
46 Steinbeck novel 41 Encyc. units songs $99/all 650-873-4030
set in Monterey 42 “Time __ a NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC World book
51 Computer data premium” 12/22/10 of Religion still in package $35.
acronym 335 Garden Equipment
52 Sandal parts NEW GAIAM Yoga P.M. Tape & CD
$10. 650-578-8306 BROGMANSIA TREE $40 needs plant-
56 Gumshoe ing. (650)871-7200 BUYING OR SELLING
58 “The Time NEW LIVING Yoga Tape for Beginners
$8. 650-578-8306 TABLE - for plant, $20, perfect condi- A HOME!
Machine” race tion, (650)345-1111 Personal Service
PERSIAN CARPET (Klim) good condi-
60 “Dies __” tion. Red and blue w/ bird design. 65 in x Margaret Dowd
61 The lead pipe, 45 $100. (650)867-2720 345 Medical Equipment Bus: (650)794-9858
Cell: (650)400-9714
the wrench or the SLEEPER BLANKET (3) size 4T Soft POWER CHAIR - “Rascal 600”, new Lic# 01250058
$7.50/each. (650)349-6059 $1600., (650)574-5316
candlestick, but
not the rope SNOW CHAINS - 3 complete sets, sizes 379 Open Houses
fit rims 13” & 15”, great condition, $40.
66 Dogpatch’s all, Burl, (650)347-5104 440 Apartments
67 “Silas Marner”
SOFT BONNET hair drier "Con Air" $20.,
(650)589-2893 OPEN HOUSE BELMONT - Prime, quiet location, view,
new carpets, balcony-patio, dishwasher,
author SUIT/COAT HANGERS (14) sturdy good LISTINGS covered carports, storage, pool. No pets.
1 bedroom $1250 and up. 2 bed/2 bath
68 Opposite of alt, in quality hardwood unused $1/each or all $1695. (650)592-1271 Days or (650)344-
$10. San Bruno 650-588-1946 List your Open House 8418 Evenings.
69 Preferred option TRIVIAL PURSUIT GAME - genus edi- in the Daily Journal.
tion, used a few times, no missing FURNISHED ROOM
70 “__ at ‘em!” pieces, $22., (650)347-5104
for Rent
71 European peak Call (650)344-5200
TRIVIAL PURSUIT game genius edition Sequoia Inn
excellent condition $20. (650)343-3374 Rate starts at $45 + tax
VIKING DAISY SEWING MACHINE - by Quiet room & great location.
1 Euphoric feelings “Husqvarna”. Portable case included, SAN MATEO - 2 bedroom, 2 bath. Next Private Bath, FREE WiFi,
SOLD! to Central Park. Rarely available. Pres-
2 One point from a Microfridge, Premium Cable & more.
tigious Location & Building. Gated ga- 526 El Camino Real
WETSUIT - Barefoot, like new, $40.,
service break (650)367-8949
rage, deck. No Pets. $, (650)369-6736 ext. 0
3 Prolonged attack
4 HBO alternative 311 Musical Instruments
5 Actress Tyler 2 ORGANS, antique tramp, $500 for
6 Tribute that both. (650)342-4537 381 Homes for Sale 381 Homes for Sale
By Dan Naddor
usually rhymes (c)2010 Tribune Media Services, Inc.
12/22/10 KEYBOARD CASIO 3 ft long $50.
PIANO VINTAGE - Upright, “Davis &
310 Misc. For Sale 310 Misc. For Sale Sons”, just tuned, $600., (650)678-9007
309 Office Equipment
OFFICE WATER COOLER Hot - Ex Hot 312 Pets & Animals
,Cold - Ice Cold Like New South City
$99. OBO (415) 410 -9801 KITTY LITTER box enclosed with swing-
ing door and handle $10., (650)592-2648

310 Misc. For Sale

316 Clothes
"PAN-AM CHINA Clipper" silver plated
JACKET - Large, water proof, new, $35.,
13 PIECE paint and pad set for home (650)342-7568
use $25., (650)589-2893
BOOTS - 2 pairs purple leather, size 8.
5 NEEDLEPOINT sets still in package One is knee length, other is ankle length,
$10/each, (650)592-2648 $150.obo, (650)592-9141
JACKET (LARGE) Pants (small) black
ANGEL WITH lights 12 inches High $12. Velvet good conditon $25/all, (650)589-
(650)368-3037 2893
AREA RUG - Beautiful, plush, 11’ x 6.10’
remnant solid tan color, never used, tags LADIES DOWN jacket light yellow with
still attached, clean, SOLD! dark brown lining RWC $35. (650)868-
ARTIFICIAL FICUS Tree 6 ft. life like, full 0436
branches. in basket $55. (650)269-3712 LADIES NYLON stockings new $1/per
BARBIE BEACH vacation & Barbie prin- pair size 11 (2 dozen) call evenings. 650-
cess bride computer games $15 each, 328-0160
LADIES ROYAL blue rain coat with zip-
pered flannel plaid liner size 12 RWC
BATH TOWELS 12 pieces decorative all $15. (650)868-0436
same color/style never used $50.
(650)343-3374 LADIES SHOES- size 5, $10., (650)756-
BEADS - Glass beads for jewelry mak-
ing, $75. all, (650)676-0732
MEN'S PAJAMA set by "Dockers" size
308 Tools 308 Tools BETTY BOOP perfume 3.5 ounces $8. Large new in box $15. (408)249-3858
MEN'S SHOES - New, size 10, $10.,
CLICKER TORQUE wrench 1/2 inch TABLE SAW 10", very good condition (650)756-6778
drive 20-150 LBS reversible all chrome $85. (650) 787-8219 CABINET OAK, fits over toilet water
$40. 650-595-3933 tank, like new $25. (650)341-5347
MEN'S SUIT almost new $25.
TORO LEAF BLOWERS, Power Sweep CANDLE HOLDER with angel design, 650-573-6981
CRAFTSMAN 16” scroll saw - good con- + 850 Super Blower, Electric like new tall, gold, includes candle. Purchased for
dition, $85., (650)591-4710 $40. pair South City (415) 410-9801 $100, now $35. (650)345-1111 MENS SLACKS - 8 pairs, $50., Size
36/32, (408)420-5646
DOLLEY - Heavy Duty, Dual Use 54"
hgt. Upright-Push Cart South City 309 Office Equipment CANDLE OIL lamp set 3 piece hand
$99.OBO (415) 410 - 9801 blown glass 9 inches tall burns 25 hours.
317 Building Materials
CALCULATOR - Casio, still in box, new, $40, 650-343-3374
condition, $350., (650)926-9841 COLLAPSIBLE PICNIC cooler comes various sizes, half moon, like new, $10.
with utensils, glass and plates $15. and up, (650)756-6778
DELL PHOTO 924 all in one with 2 ink
SPEEDAIR AIR COMPRESSOR - 4 gal- cartridges $60 obo. (650)290-1960
lon stack tank air compressor $100., COMIC BOOKS (10) assorted $15/all. SCREEN DOOR 36 inch slightly bent
(650)591-4710 OFFICE LAMP new $8. (650)345-1111 (408)420-5646 $15. (650)871-7200
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440 Apartments 620 Automobiles 620 Automobiles 630 Trucks & SUV’s 635 Vans 670 Auto Parts
SUBARU '06 LEGACY WAGON Out- CHEVROLET '07 HHR LT SUV, gray, HONDA '07 Odyssey EX-L, blue,
Don’t lose money back 2.5 XT Black 10015T $17,588.00 . gray, $11,792 #P7S597332 Melody $24,492. #P7B059887 Melody Toyota, 880 AUTO WORKS
REDWOOD on a trade-in or Toyota 101. Please mention the Daily
Journal. (650)365-5000
Toyota, Call 877-587-8635. Please men-
tion the Daily Journal.
Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the
Daily Journal
Dealership Quality
Affordable Prices
10093T $9,588 . Toyota 101. Please
CHRYSLER '06 Pacifica Touring green
$13,592, #T6R902356Melody Toyota, KIA '09 SEDONA LX Silver 10086P
Complete Auto Service
Foreign & Domestic Autos

1 bedroom, 1 bath Sell your vehicle in the mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the $17,888.00 . Toyota 101. Please men- 880 El Camino Real
Daily Journal’s Daily Journal tion the Daily Journal. (650)365-5000 San Carlos
in senior complex Auto Classifieds. FORD '07 F-150, gray, auto, $17,494.
(over 55). TOYOTA '07 CAMRY HYBRID Basic
Silver 9965P $17,988 Toyota 101.
#P7FA53014 Melody Toyota, Call 877-
587-8635. Please mention the Daily
NISSAN ‘01 Quest - GLE, leather seats,
sun roof, TV/DVR equipment. Looks
Close to Just $3 per day. Please mention the Daily Journal. Journal new, $15,500. (650)219-6008 CHEVY RADIATOR - Like new, $60.,
(650)365-5000 (650)367-8949
downtown. Reach 82,500 drivers TOYOTA '08 HIGHLANDER LIMITED
FORD '08 Escape Limited, gray,
$18,994. #P8KA66947 Melody Toyota, TOYOTA '07 SIENNA CE Maroon CHEVY S-10 ‘97, 49000 mi. American
Gated entry. from South SF to Gray 10018T $32,988 Toyota 101.
Please mention the Daily Journal.
Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the
Daily Journal
9969T $18,988 Toyota 101. Please
mention the Daily Journal. (650)365-
Racing rims & radial 15-8, New. $4800
OBO (650)481-5296
Palo Alto (650)365-5000 5000

Move in Call (650)344-5200 TOYOTA '08 TUNDRA 2WD Truck
SR5 Silver 10053P $22,998 Toyota 101.
FORD '09 Ranger white, 9,960 miles,
$15,994. #T9PA09768 Melody Toyota,
Call 877-587-8635. Please mention the TOYOTA '09 SIENNA CE Silver
used $800. (650)921-1033

Special. Please mention the Daily Journal.

Daily Journal.

FORD ‘93 250 flat bed, diesel, 100-gal-

10082P $22,558 and , Toyo-
ta '09 Sienna CE Blue 10083P $21,888
Toyota 101. Please mention the Daily
EL CAMINO '67 - parts (Protecto top)
$95., (650)367-8949

AUDI ‘03 A4 3.0L Grey 10068T lon gas tanks $2500. Jim Deisel Journal. (650)365-5000 FORD ‘73 Maverick/Mercury GT Comet,
830 Main Street, RWC $12,995. Toyota 101. Please mention TOYOTA '09 CAMRY BASIC Green (650)678-8063/Joe (650)481-5296. (Or Drive Train 302 V8, C4 Auto Trans.
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