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Tuesday • May 17, 2011 • Vol XI, Edition 234 www.smdailyjournal.com

Brown pushing for taxes


Revenue up in state,but governor says tax extensions still needed
By Bill Silverfarb
Revised budget DAILY JOURNAL STAFF

SPENDING Despite a bump in revenue, balancing the


Based on a rebounding economy and higher state’s budget will still require the approval of
state tax revenue,the revised budget calls for tax extensions, either by the Legislature or
general fund spending to rise above his previ-
ous proposal for the 2011-12 fiscal year,from state voters, Gov. Jerry Brown said yesterday
$84.6 billion in January to $88.8 billion today. as he unveiled the May revision of the fiscal
The revised number still represents a $2.8 bil- year 2011-12 budget.
lion reduction from the 2010-11 general fund
budget. When Brown took office in January, the
Total state spending,which includes federal state faced a nearly $26 billion deficit but that
money and revenue dedicated to specific pro-
grams,would rise to $132.5 billion,about $5 figure has now dropped to just more than $10
billion higher than in the current fiscal year. billion through approved cuts by the
Legislature and $2.5 billion in additional rev-
DEFICIT enue, the governor said yesterday.
The projected deficit has fallen from $26.6 bil- To close the gap, the Legislature will still
lion earlier this year to about $9.6 billion, need to approve extending a current sales tax,
according to the governor’s office.That is due
to: vehicle license fee rates and the dependent
• $11.2 billion in cuts and funding shifts already credit exemption by another five years,
adopted by the state Legislature and signed
into law by the governor. according to a summary of the May revision
• $2.2 billion in cuts approved by the Legisla- of Brown’s budget.
ture that have not yet been sent to Brown. For local lawmakers working in
• Estimated $6.6 billion growth in tax revenue.
• $2 billion in increased spending,largely on Sacramento, making more than $13 billion in
education,because of the higher income lev- cuts already has been a painful process.
els.
• Eliminates $1 billion Brown had hoped to Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park,
transfer from Proposition 10,the early child- said he made more than 20 votes in March to
hood development program known as First
Five,because it is tied up in litigation. make deep cuts to critical state services to
trim the deficit.
TAXES “These are services that I value deeply and
Brown hopes to hold a special election asking
can attest to their success in strengthening
voters to extend a series of temporary in- communities and individuals. In many cases,
creases to the sales,personal income and REUTERS FILE PHOTO
these are programs that a few months ago as a
vehicle taxes.Because all the taxes will expire Gov.Jerry Brown has released a revised state budget that calls for a 5 percent increase in spending over county supervisor I sought to strengthen and
the plan he released in January but says a renewal of expiring tax increases is still needed to close
See BUDGET, Page 27 California’s remaining budget deficit. See BROWN, Page 27

Watchdog: PG&E underspent on pipeline fixes


By Bill Silverfarb have, especially consider- San Mateo, wrote in a prepared statement yes- of pipeline systems over a 30-year time peri-
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF ing the tragedy in San terday. od, according to the CPUC.
Bruno last year, according PG&E began developing a program called Many of PG&E’s underground gas trans-
About $183 million given to Pacific Gas & to U.S. Rep. Jackie the Gas Pipeline Replacement Program mission lines were constructed prior to state
Electric by state regulators in the 1980s and Speier’s office. (GPRP) in 1984 and presented it to the CPUC and federal regulations, such as the one in San
’90s to fix its aging gas pipelines was either “CPUC should have in a rate case for the first time in 1987, accord- Bruno that exploded Sept. 9, killing eight and
spent elsewhere or was counted as earnings, been more diligent in its ing to CPUC documents. destroying 38 homes. Line 132 in San Bruno
according to an audit by the California Public assessment of PG&E work The GPRP was envisioned by PG&E as a was constructed in 1956.
Utilities Commission. activities in the 1990s — major program to replace all old lines con- “The CPUC granted PG&E $183 million
The audit findings indicate the CPUC was this is a history that can’t structed prior to the enactment of state and
not monitoring PG&E as closely as it should
Jackie Speier be repeated,” Speier, D- federal regulations governing the construction See PG&E, Page 19

Fire chief announces retirement Overcoming multiple obstacles


By Heather Murtagh dent on our campus. After struggling at previ-
Belmont-San Carlos’Doug Fry leaving before department dissolves DAILY JOURNAL STAFF ous schools, she came to our school deter-
By Bill Silverfarb acting chief or find some- mined to graduate from high school. Here, she
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF one from outside the Bouncing from six high schools and becom- persevered through the challenges of pregnan-
department to lead it until ing a teenage mom wasn’t enough to stop cy, motherhood and other family transitions in
Belmont-San Carlos Fire Chief Doug Fry October, when it is set to June-Nesha Houston from graduating. order to earn her diploma. She has always
has announced his retirement after serving in dissolve. “I did not have doubts I would finish. I just been a joy to have on campus, and in her own
the same department for 36 years. “Dissolution is hard had to figure out how to get it done,” she said. quiet way is an encouragement to those
His departure comes, however, as the enough. Without Doug, it The 18-year-old from South San Francisco around her. We are so proud of all she has
department he leads is set to dissolve in is one more challenge we is among those from South San Francisco accomplished and know she’ll do great things
October. have to overcome,” said Adult School this spring. With her 1-year-old in the years to come,” said counselor Juliet
The Belmont-San Carlos Fire Board of Doug Fry San Carlos Vice Mayor daughter as an inspiration, Houston plans to Johnson.
Commissioners must now decide whether to study to become an X-ray technician.
promote a battalion chief from within to be the See FRY, Page 19 “June-Nesha has been an inspirational stu- See GRAD, Page 19
2 Tuesday • May 17, 2011 FOR THE RECORD THE DAILY JOURNAL

Quote of the Day Snapshot Inside


“We also applaud the Medical
governor for embracing question
Republican proposals of paying down Study
challenges
state debt and providing some job-creation rural lack of
incentives....But the May revise goes too far access to surgery
on taxes and not far enough on reforms.” See page 17
— Bob Dutton,R-Rancho Cucamonga
“Brown pushing for taxes,” see page 1

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Lotto This Day in History Thought for the Day


The U.S. Supreme Court, in Brown v. “Always dream and shoot higher than you
May 14 Super Lotto Plus
2 11 17 31 47 12
Mega number
Daily Four
0 0 9 1 1954 Board of Education of Topeka, unani-

public schools.
In 1510, Early Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli died in
know you can do. Don’t bother just to be better than your
mously struck down racially segregated contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.”
— William Faulkner, American author (1897-1962)

May 13 Mega Millions


3 33 39 47 43 9
Daily three midday
3 4 2
Florence, Italy; he was probably in his mid 60s.
In 1792, the New York Stock Exchange had its origins as a
Birthdays
Mega number group of brokers met under a tree on Wall Street.
Daily three evening In 1849, fire erupted in St. Louis, Mo., resulting in the loss of
Fantasy Five three lives, more than 400 buildings and some two dozen
1 0 3
16 20 27 36 39 steamships.
In 1911, actress Maureen O’Sullivan was born in Boyle,
County Roscommon, Ireland.
The Daily Derby race winners are No.6 Whirl Win
In 1939, Britain’s King George VI and Queen Elizabeth
in first place; No.9 Winning Spirit in second place;
arrived in Quebec on the first visit to Canada by reigning
and No.2 Lucky Star in third place. The race time
British sovereigns.
was clocked at 1:41.95. Host-actor Craig
In 1946, President Harry S. Truman seized control of the Actor Bill Paxton is Actor-comedian
nation’s railroads, delaying — but not preventing — a threat- 56. Bob Saget is 55. Ferguson is 49.
Obituaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 ened strike by engineers and trainmen.
State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6 In 1961, Cuban leader Fidel Castro offered to release prisoners Actor Peter Gerety is 71. Singer Taj Mahal is 69. Singer-
Nation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7 captured in the Bay of Pigs invasion in exchange for 500 bull- songwriter Jesse Winchester is 67. Rock musician Bill
Opinion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 dozers. (The prisoners were eventually freed in exchange for Bruford is 62. Singer-musician George Johnson (The
Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 medical supplies.) Brothers Johnson) is 58. TV personality Kathleen Sullivan is
Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-15 In 1971, “Godspell,” a contemporary musical inspired by the 58. Boxing Hall-of-Famer Sugar Ray Leonard is 55. Sports
Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16-18 Gospel According to St. Matthew, opened off-Broadway at the announcer Jim Nantz is 52. Singer Enya is 50. Rock singer-
World . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Cherry Lane Theatre. musician Page McConnell is 48. Actor David Eigenberg is
Datebook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 In 1980, rioting that claimed 18 lives erupted in Miami’s 47. Singer-musician Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails) is 46.
Comics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Liberty City after an all-white jury in Tampa acquitted four for- Actress Paige Turco is 46. Rhythm-and-blues musician
Classifieds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21-26 mer Miami police officers of fatally beating black insurance O’Dell (Mint Condition) is 46. Actor Hill Harper is 45. TV
executive Arthur McDuffie. personality/interior designer Thom Filicia is 42. Singer
Publisher Editor in Chief In 1987, 37 American sailors were killed when an Iraqi war- Jordan Knight is 41. Rhythm-and-blues singer Darnell Van
Jerry Lee Jon Mays plane attacked the U.S. Navy frigate Stark in the Persian Gulf. Rensalier (Shai) is 41. Actress Sasha Alexander is 38. Rock
jerry@smdailyjournal.com jon@smdailyjournal.com (Iraq and the U.S. called the attack a mistake.) singer-musician Josh Homme is 38. Rock singer Andrea
Ten years ago: President George W. Bush unveiled his energy Corr (The Corrs) is 37. Actor Sendhil Ramamurthy is 37.
Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . (650) 344-5200 Fax: (650) 344-5290 plan, bracing Americans for a summer of blackouts, layoffs, Actress Rochelle Aytes is 35. Singer Kandi Burruss is 35.
To Advertise:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ads@smdailyjournal.com business closings and skyrocketing fuel costs and warning of Actress Kat Foster is 33. Actor Tahj Mowry is 25. Actress
Classifieds: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ads@smdailyjournal.com “a darker future” without his aggressive plans to drill for more Nikki Reed is 23. Actress Leven Rambin is 21. Actress
Events: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . calendar@smdailyjournal.com oil and gas and rejuvenate nuclear power. Samantha Browne-Walters is 20. Actor Justin Martin is 17.
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Career: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . info@smdailyjournal.com Strange but True
THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME New home for Ohio man’s ning at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday. so the owners could start repairs.
by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek Industry officer Aaron Lopez says the The town is named for an Englishman
Unscramble these four Jumbles,
pencil sharpener ‘museum’ man and others were moving scouts and who built a railroad depot in the area in
one letter to each square, LOGAN, Ohio — Tourism officials camping supplies off the site as a thun- the 1880s.
Sign Up for the IAFLOFCI (OFFICIAL) Jumble Facebook fan club

to form four ordinary words.


have made a point of displaying the hun- derstorm approached.
UCHNH dreds of pencil sharpeners collected by an Lopez says no children were nearby Operation Donkey
Ohio minister who died last summer. when the man was struck. The man was brings Iraqi equine to U.S.
The Rev. Paul Johnson had kept his up and walking around when police
©2011 Tribune Media Services, Inc.
All Rights Reserved. collection in a small shed he called his arrived, though he was treated later at a WASHINGTON — It took 37 days and
museum, outside his home in Carbon Hill hospital for a wound where the lightning a group of determined animal lovers, but
LWIEH a donkey from Iraq is now a U.S. resi-
in southeast Ohio. A new home for his bolt apparently exited his body.
more than 3,400 sharpeners was dedicat- Police are not identifying the man. dent.
ed Friday inside a regional welcome cen- Smoke The Donkey, who became a
ACONYR ter. The Logan Daily News reports Convention to friend and mascot to a group of U.S.
Marines living in Iraq’s Anbar Province
Johnson started collecting after his wife
gave him a few pencil sharpeners as a gift
spotlight town’s disaster nearly three years ago, arrived in New
in the late 1980s. He kept them organized PHIL CAMPBELL, Ala. — The Phil York this week aboard a cargo jet from
TOCNTO in categories, including cats, Christmas Campbell Convention, which honors peo- Turkey. After being quarantined for two
Now arrange the circled letters and Disneyland. The oldest is 105 years ple who share the name of the only incor- days he was released Saturday and began
to form the surprise answer, as porated town in Alabama with a first and a road trip to Omaha, Neb., where he is
suggested by the above cartoon. old.
An Ohio Senate proclamation calls the last name, has a new purpose this year destined to become a therapy animal.
Ans: new display “a fitting tribute” to Johnson, after tornadoes raked the state. The chest-high donkey’s story begins
(Answers tomorrow) a World War II veteran. A tornado destroyed much of Phil in the summer of 2008, when he wan-
Yesterday’s
Jumbles: PIVOT STUNT ADJUST ACCEPT Campbell and killed 26 last month. The dered in to Camp Taqaddum west of
Answer: The movie star couple didn’t mind when their
kids did this — ACTED UP
Man survives lightning convention will call attention to the disas- Fallujah, a former Iraqi air base being
ter and the group has launched an “I’m used by Marines.
strike at campsite With Phil” campaign. The smoke-colored donkey, which
INDUSTRY, Pa. — Police say a The convention started in 1995 and has once snatched and ate a cigarette from a
Pennsylvania man has survived a lighting 190 Facebook members. careless Marine, soon became such a part
strike while helping set up tents for a Boy Organizers say Phil Campbells from as of the unit that he received his own care
Scout outing. far away as Australia say they’ll attend packages and cards. Marines took care of
Police in the town of Industry say the this year’s convention June 17-18. Phil him until 2009 when they left the area,
49-year-old man was standing by a tree Campbell of Fayetteville, Ga., has but they turned Smoke over to a sheik
hit when he was struck by a bolt of light- already helped clear debris from a home who promised to care for him.
THE DAILY JOURNAL LOCAL Tuesday • May 17, 2011 3
Police reports
District a good fit for new superintendent
By Heather Murtagh at St. Mary’s College in Summit Drive, previously Hoover Elementary, Art critic?
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF Moraga. MacIsaac also to use as a traditional elementary to address A statue was stolen from the front of a
holds a doctorate in educa- enrollment growth. house on the 1500 block of Burlingame
Maggie MacIsaac grew up with aspirations of tional leadership from the At the urging of her superintendent, MacIsaac Avenue in Burlingame before 10:21 a.m.
becoming a teacher. University of La Verne and applied for a district-level curriculum position Wednesday, May 4.
A self-described academic and studious child, a master’s degree from in Lafayette. Although she wasn’t sure she’d get
MacIsaac enjoyed school. MacIsaac credits her California University of it, MacIsaac was offered the position.
fourth-grade teacher for noticing an aptitude in East Bay. “Ever since then, I’ve fallen in love with BURLINGAME
reading and creating individual challenges. Along the way, she met smaller districts,” she said noting the ability to Burglary. A window of a vehicle was smashed
But when it came time to go to college and her husband of 37 years work more closely with parents and teachers.
Maggie Patrick. MacIsaac used to MacIsaac worked in one more school district
and luggage and two briefcases with computers
study toward that dream, MacIsaac found MacIsaac were stolen on the 1600 block of Bayshore
California much like it is today — facing cuts baby-sit for her future hus- before joining the Castro Valley district three
band’s older sister. It was at a graduation party years ago. Highway before 9:13 p.m. Wednesday, May 4.
and what appeared to be a dwindling window of Stolen auto. A vehicle was stolen from the 100
opportunity for teachers. for Patrick’s brother-in-law that the two met. “It’s just about the right size; a great place
Today they have three adult children and three where you get to know each other really well. block of California Drive before 4:15 p.m.
As such, MacIsaac dabbled in other profes- Wednesday, May 4.
grandchildren all under the age of 5. That’s what I liked. ... I’m fond of the idea of
sions like accounting and social work before MacIsaac’s educational career started as a Burglary. A residence was completely ran-
being able to know students, being able to know
deciding she ultimately wanted to be a teacher. fifth-grade teacher at a Catholic school. After families,” she said, adding it aids in forming a sacked and two young men were seen leaving
Today, the 56-year-old finds herself with years that, she spent time as a high school teacher. quality program. the residence with bags over their shoulders on
of varied academic experience. This summer While at Alhambra High School in Martinez, MacIsaac joins a district in a unique place. the 1500 block of Columbus Avenue before
she’ll add superintendent to her resume as the MacIsaac was given the opportunity to work Focused on the future, MacIsaac hopes to 10:40 a.m. Wednesday, May 4.
new leader of the Burlingame Elementary with the leadership class. The job meant work- decide as a community what the standards will Theft. A briefcase was stolen from inside a
School District. MacIsaac, assistant superin- ing closely with the administration, which be in Burlingame schools. That includes work- vehicle on the 700 block of Laurel Avenue
tendent of the Castro Valley Unified School sparked her interest in that side of education. ing with the San Mateo Union High School before 12:22 p.m. Friday, April 29.
District, was unanimously named the new MacIsaac took on the job as a summer school District to be sure there’s a smooth transition as Theft. A catalytic converter was taken from an
superintendent of Burlingame schools last principal and was immediately offered an assis- children progress. SUV on the 1000 block of Morrell Avenue
week. She will officially take over the position tant principal job at Liberty High School in When not focused on education, MacIsaac is before 10:07 a.m. Saturday. April 23.
July 1 filling the vacancy left by Superintendent Brentwood. There, MacIsaac took on myriad an avid runner and skier. Recently she complet-
Dianne Talarico who announced her retirement jobs including an administrator at a high school ed the 100th Bay to Breakers race — but no, she FOSTER CITY
in January for medical reasons. and middle school level before helping to open didn’t dress up. Theft. A bicycle was stolen at Sea Cloud Park
For MacIsaac, it’s a return to a smaller district an elementary school. The details of MacIsaac’s contract were not
on Sea Park Drive before 9:58 a.m. Monday,
she has grown to really love. Opening the school was a highlight of her immediately available. The total compensation
May 9.
MacIsaac grew up in Southern California time in Brentwood — the experience will be of package was previously described by board
use as Burlingame is now working on reopening Theft. A briefcase containing a wallet, compa-
before studying at California State University at President Mark Intrieri as similar to former
a school. Last year, the district purchased 2220 superintendent Talarico. ny ID and credit cards was stolen on Rock
Northridge. She earned her teaching credential
Harbor Lane before 1:50 p.m. Monday, May 9.
Suspicious person. A woman was soliciting

Plea deal means 33-year rape sentence for money at the CVS pharmacy on Hillsdale
Boulevard before 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 8.
Stolen auto. A vehicle was stolen from
By Heather Murtagh Contreras’ alleged string Francisco park. Edgewater Boulevard before 10:50 a.m.
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF of sexual assaults came to Contreras remains in custody in lieu of Sunday, May 8.
light after a woman report- $700,000 bail on all cases.
The South San Francisco auto body worker ed being attacked the
accused of raping and attempting to sexually morning of Feb. 6, 2007
assault several women between 2006 and 2007 inside her South Maple
pleaded no contest to eight different counts Avenue business in South
yesterday in return for 33-year sentence in state San Francisco. Police
prison, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said arrested Contreras Feb.
Monday. 12, 2007 and were later
Raul Contreras able to link him to a
Raul Gutierrez Contreras, 33, was scheduled
February 2006 rape in
to start a jury trial Monday. Instead, he pleaded Colma and a November rape on South Linden
no contest to eight counts — forcible rape, Avenue in South San Francisco through DNA
forcible sodomy, forcible oral copulation, and other physical evidence, according to pros-
forcible assault with intent to rape, attempted ecutors.
forcible rape, threatening a witness, making That March, 20 more felony charges were
felony threats and felony false imprisonment, added to the complaint against Contreras for
said Wagstaffe. Gutierrez faced 25 years to life the two rapes, including counts of rape, sexual
for the charges. As part of his plea deal, battery, assault with intent to commit rape and
Contreras will be sentenced to 33 years in state false imprisonment, the District Attorney’s
prison later this summer. The delay will allow Office reported. The six original charges for the
the District Attorney’s Office to gather infor- attempted rape also included commercial bur-
mation about restitution for the victims and get glary, assault and false imprisonment.
clearance to share his HIV test results with vic- Investigators then linked Contreras to the
tims, said Wagstaffe. attempted rape in the rest room of a South San
4 Tuesday • May 17, 2011 LOCAL THE DAILY JOURNAL

Margot Stein Lenigk her memoirs, which are archived in the


Local brief Hoover Institution Stanford Library, prior to Obituaries
Margot Stein Lenigk, 99, a former resident her 90th Birthday. She is survived by three
PG&E faces another of Foster City, died at the age of 99. of her sons; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-
He moved to San Francisco in 1932. He
She was born in Berlin, Germany in 1911. served in the U.S. Navy Reserve attached to
pipeline blast lawsuit After marriage to Wolfgang B. Lenigk in
grandchildren. Pan American Airways during World War II.
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is being hit with “A colorful exciting long life has come to When the war ended, he became airport
1935, they moved to
another lawsuit related to last year’s deadly a peaceful end. We will miss her strong will commissary manager for Pan American.
Sumatra Indonesia where
pipeline explosion in San Bruno. she gave birth to four to survive.” After 35 years with Pan American, he moved
The complaint was filed in San Mateo County sons Dieter, Joachim, Arrangements under the direction of to Foster City and retired.
Superior Court last week by a representative of Hartmut and Reiner. Crippen & Flynn Carlmont Chapel. Henry was predeceased by his first wife
James Franco, who died from injuries suffered Ethel and by his second wife Emily. He is
From Asia, she returned
in Sept. 9 blast that killed eight people and
to Germany in 1948 after Henry Raymond Johnson survived by his two children, Lorraine Doty
destroyed 38 homes. Eric Laughlin, who repre- of Pacific Palisades and Raymond H.
sents Franco’s estate, claims that poor mainte- World War II where she Henry Raymond Johnson died peacefully
worked as a translator for Tuesday, May 3, 2011, two weeks before his Johnson of Burlingame. He is also survived
nance and construction resulted in an “inevitable by five grandchildren, Mack Doty-Gill,
explosion” of the PG&E gas pipeline. He is the U.S. Army. She 98th birthday.
immigrated to California in 1952 with two Born in Lakewood, Wash. on May 26, Christine Doty, Megan Doty. Tim Johnson
seeking unspecified damages and a jury trial. and David Johnson, as well as three great-
The San Francisco-based company already of her sons. She received her bachelor’s in 1913, to parents Eli and Annie Johnson, he
arts in 1976 from University of California at was one of six children and is survived by grandchildren, Seri Jones and Kayla and
faces dozens of lawsuits from victims’ families
and people who claim they were impacted by Berkeley at age 65 and was a part-time Ashlyn Johnson.
one brother, Frank, and several nieces and
the inferno. teacher for more than 25 years. She wrote No services were held at his request.
nephews in Washington.
THE DAILY JOURNAL LOCAL/STATE Tuesday • May 17, 2011 5
Beaten Giants
fan moved to San
Francisco hospital
By Shaya Tayefe Mohajer and Terry Collins
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

SAN FRANCISCO — Nearly seven weeks after a brutal

W
ant to see great art but can’t
get away from home? No beating outside Dodger Stadium, a San Francisco Giants fan
problem. still in critical condition with brain injuries
The Regional Occupational was jetted Monday to Northern California
Program Online Art and Design Show for more medical care.
opened earlier this month. The attack on Bryan Stow by two drunk-
Teachers in the art, media, entertain- Burlingame High School participated in the Adopt a Family Program though the en Dodgers fans who remain at large sad-
ment and engineering pathways have domestic violence shelter CORA. Each year, CORA provides around 100 families dened and shamed many Los Angeles resi-
worked extremely hard this year to pre- who have suffered domestic violence with gifts for the holiday season.Burlingame dents who donated tens of thousands of
pare for the Online Art & Design Show. High adopted eight families and raised money to buy each family the presents on dollars to his care.
Aragon, Burlingame, Capuchino, their wish list. Each second period department was in charge of one family and Stow, 42, was targeted while wearing a
Carlmont, Hillsdale, Menlo- one second period class chose to have their own family. The goal for each Giants jersey during the Dodgers home Bryan Stow
Atherton, Mills, Peninsula, Sequoia department was to raise $300. After two weeks of collecting donations, each opening win over the Giants on March 31,
and Woodside high schools have sub- department had either reached their goal or exceeded it.Altogether BHS raised over bringing attention to a dark pattern of drunken hooliganism at
mitted original work of digital pictures, $4,000 for the families and were able to get everything on the wish lists.In addition, Dodger Stadium.
designs, renderings, animations, games each family was given a $280 gift card to Target. Stow had been at Los Angeles County-University of
and movies. ond annual WA Art & Music Festival and online wine auction. Artwork, as Southern California Medical Center since the attack that
San Mateo Union and Sequoia — known as WAMJAM — which will well as a gamut of getaways and auction forced doctors to put him into a medically induced coma to
Union teachers work collaboratively be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, items, will be available for purchase. avoid having seizures.
with the purpose of highlighting their May 22 at Washington School at 801 The free event includes a silent auc- The Santa Cruz man has opened his eyes and made small
classes and student work. Howard Ave. Pop radio Movin’ 99.7 tion and online wine auction at movements with his arms and legs but his recovery could take
To see the work visit FM will be broadcasting live from the www.washdads.com. a year or longer, according to doctors.
www.ropartshow.com. event. Stow arrived at San Francisco General Hospital, which has
*** This festival, with free admission, the only trauma center in the city that specializes in brain
Washington Elementary School’s will feature Radio 99.7 FM, live music, Class notes is a twice weekly column dedi- injuries. Stow will be monitored by its chief of neurosurgery,
spring fundraiser hopes to draw the art — by the kids — food, fun games, cated to school news. It is compiled by edu- Dr. Geoff Manley, said hospital spokeswoman Rachael Kagan.
entire community as it turns up the vol- cation reporter Heather Murtagh. You can
loads of prizes, raffle, cake decorating contact her at (650) 344-5200, ext. 105 or at
ume and celebrates the arts at the sec- contest, creative crafts, silent auction heather@smdailyjournal.com.
Federal judge rules against
Home sales down in April
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS year-earlier levels. cent a year earlier.
California gun advocates
By Don Thompson
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
By comparison, the median price The typical mortgage payment was
LOS ANGELES — Home sales kept peaked at $484,000 in early 2007. $1,050, DataQuick said. SACRAMENTO — A federal judge ruled Monday there is
plunging in California last month, but “Indicators of market distress continue Homes sales in the nine-county San no constitutional right to carry a hidden gun in public — a
foreclosures made up a smaller segment to move in different directions,” said a Francisco Bay area fell to a three-year decision that dealt a setback to gun-rights advocates who had
of the market, a tracking firm said DataQuick statement. “Foreclosure low in April and the median price con- challenged how much discretion California law enforcement
Monday. activity has declined somewhat but tinued to plummet. officials have in issuing concealed weapons permits.
An estimated 35,202 new and existing remains high by historical standards.“ DataQuick said 6,789 homes were U.S. District Court Judge Morrison England Jr. in
houses and condominiums were sold Sacramento supported a policy by Yolo County Sheriff Ed
statewide last month, which was down More than half of the existing homes sold, down 3.7 percent from March and
sold came from distressed property sales 3.l percent from April of last year. Prieto that says applicants must have a reason, such as a safe-
3.3 percent from March, according to
San Diego-based DataQuick. but the percentage of foreclosed proper- Usually, the region’s sales rise between ty threat, to legally carry a concealed weapon in his county
The sales figure was down 6.1 percent ties dipped to 36.6 percent. March and April. northwest of Sacramento.
from April of last year. Short-sale transactions, in which The median price was $360,000, Prieto was sued by opponents claiming sheriffs, who issue
The median price for a home in the lenders allow distressed homes to be unchanged from March but down 2.7 most concealed weapons permits, must give the documents to
state was $249,000, unchanged from sold for less than what is owed on them, percent from April 2010. all applicants as long as they are not mentally ill, do not have
March but down 2.4 percent from accounted for 17.6 percent of existing Southern California home sales also a criminal background and complete a training course.
April 2010. It marked the seventh home sales. That was up from 17.2 per- plunged to their lowest level in three England signed the ruling Friday and it was filed in court on
straight month that prices slipped from cent in March but down from 17.7 per- years. Monday.
6 Tuesday • May 17, 2011 LOCAL/STATE/NATION THE DAILY JOURNAL

Levees require round-the-clock watch


By Kevin McGill levees included those from the Army Corps of
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Engineers, various local levee districts, coun-
ty sheriffs, municipal police forces and pri-
NEW ORLEANS — All along the swollen vate security details.
Mississippi River, hundreds of thousands of “For the most part, it’s hot and boring until
lives depend on a small army of engineers, you find something,” Col. Jeffrey Eckstein,
deputies and even prison inmates keeping commander of the Vicksburg, Miss., district
round-the-clock watch at the many floodwalls of the Army Corps, said as he toured the river
and earthen levees holding the water back. last week.
They are looking for any droplets that seep Although the job requires 24-hour vigi-
through the barriers and any cracks that lance, Reynold Minsky, president of a north
threaten to turn small leaks into big problems. Louisiana levee district, said there are some
The work is hot and sometimes tedious, but places in his mostly rural district of forest and
without it, the flooding that has caused weeks farmland where he will not ask anyone to go
of misery from Illinois to the Mississippi after sundown.
Delta could get much worse. “Unless we’ve got a serious situation that
“I volunteered for this,” said jail inmate we know we’ve found before dark, we don’t
Wayne McClinton, who was helping with the ask these people to go into these wooded areas
sandbagging effort in northern Louisiana’s because of the snakes and the alligators,”
Tensas Parish. “It’s a chance to get out in the Minsky said while taking a break from heli-
air, to do something different. It’s not boring copter tours of the levees. ”That’s inhumane.“
like prison is.” Minsky’s 5th Louisiana Levee District is
To take pressure off levees near Baton plagued these days by “sand boils,” places
Rouge and New Orleans, engineers have where river water has found a way through
opened two major spillways. After water was REUTERS earthen levees and bubbled up on the dry side
released over the weekend at the Morganza A building is seen partially submerged as floodwaters approach Simmesport,La. like an artesian well. He insists they are no
spillway near Baton Rouge, deputies and reason for alarm. If the water is clear, as it has
National Guardsmen fanned out to warn resi- eral days, but most residents were taking no spring. On Monday, President Barack Obama been so far, that means the levee is not erod-
dents in its path, most of whom have heeded chances. flew to Memphis, Tenn., to comfort families ing. Stopping the boil involves ringing it with
the call to seek higher ground. “There’s no doubt it’s going to come up. We affected when the river rose last week to with- sandbags.
Bernadine Turner, who lives in a mandatory don’t have flood insurance, and most people in inches of the record set in 1937. Some low- “We’ve got more sand boils than we’ve had
evacuation zone near Krotz Springs, spent a here don’t. Man, it would be hard to start all lying neighborhoods were inundated, but lev- in recent days, and we’re going to have more.
third day Monday moving her things out. over,” she said. ees protected much of the rest. We know that,” Minsky said. “They’re pop-
Snow melt and rain have sent a relentless Downriver in Mississippi and Louisiana,
Water was not expected to reach the town ping up in different places that we’ve not had
torrent of water down the Mississippi this the crews keeping watch on floodwalls and
about 40 miles west of Baton Rouge for sev- them before.”

Around the state


Legislature approves
SEAL-mania grips nation in wake of bin Laden raid
By Julie Watson fast enough, while people “Every little boy has got a SEAL in them,”
contracts for six state unions THE ASSOCIATED PRESS are dialing 1-800-Hooyah! Stumpf joked after completing one of the
SACRAMENTO — The state Assembly like mad to get their hands workouts in Southern California.
approved labor contracts Monday for more ENCINITAS — Joe Stumpf snaps the 115- on T-shirts emblazoned Former Navy SEAL Cmdr. Mark Divine
than 50,000 prison guards, attorneys, engi- pound barbell up to his chest and swiftly lifts with the SEAL insignia said his business has been inundated with
it over his head, holding it with gritting teeth and sayings like: “When it inquiries since the raid. Most have been from
neers and other state workers that would save
and locked arms as sweat streams down from absolutely, positively must the general public caught up in the excitement
more than $300 million a year.
his gray hair line. be destroyed overnight! over the surprise attack on bin Laden’s com-
The 54-17 vote was the minimum needed Call in the US Navy pound in Pakistan. He said military candidates
The barbell hits the ground in a clang sec-
for approval of SB151 and came despite SEALs.” aren’t showing greater interest and Navy offi-
onds later. After eight reps, the 54-year-old Osama
objections from Republican lawmakers that businessman dressed in camouflage pants Awe over the covert cials say visitors to recruiting centers have not
the contracts should have saved even more rushes to the next excruciating exercise. bin Laden operation is even putting spiked since the historic May 2 operation.
money. Stumpf is one of a growing number of the city of Fort Pierce, Fla., on the map for “Certainly a lot of corn balls have called for
Supporters say the contracts boost the Americans putting themselves through gruel- vacation destinations. The city’s National sure — people who wouldn’t stand a chance
amount state workers pay toward their retire- ing fitness programs modeled after Navy Navy UDT-SEAL Museum — the only muse- of making it through our training,” said the
ment benefits, and that any salary increases SEAL workouts as interest in the elite military um dedicated to the secretive SEALs — has brawny accountant-turned-SEAL who found-
are meant to offset those higher contributions. unit has soared since one of its teams killed been flooded with calls from people planning ed NavySEALs.com, SEALFIT and US
The contracts contain “significant employee Osama bin Laden. Everyone these days seems to visit. CrossFit gyms in the beach town of Encinitas,
concessions that will immediately save the to be dreaming of what it’s like to be a SEAL, But nothing short of joining the SEALs just north of San Diego. “I had an email today
state millions of dollars” and continue to do so know a SEAL or at least look like one. offers a more true-to-life taste of their tough- from a kid asking if I could train him from
in future years, said Assemblyman Warren Book publishers say they cannot order the ness than the workout places run by ex-Navy home because his parents don’t want him to
Furutani, D-Lakewood. printings of the memoirs of former SEALs commandos. become a SEAL.”

STATE GOVERNMENT
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THE DAILY JOURNAL LOCAL/NATION Tuesday • May 17, 2011 7

IMF chief jailed without bail in sex case


By Jennifer Peltz open-collared shirt. The 62-year-old, silver-
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS haired Strauss-Kahn said nothing as a lawyer
professed his innocence and strove in vain to
NEW YORK — Haggard and unshaven get him released on bail.
after a weekend in jail, the chief of the The judge ruled against him after prosecu-
International Monetary Fund was denied tors warned that the wealthy banker might flee
release on bail Monday on charges of trying to France and put himself beyond the reach of
to rape a hotel maid as allegations of other, U.S. law like the filmmaker Roman Polanski.
similar attacks by Dominique Strauss-Kahn “This battle has just begun,” defense attor-
began to emerge. ney Benjamin Brafman told scores of
In France, a lawyer for a novelist said the reporters outside the courthouse, adding that
writer is likely to file a criminal complaint Strauss-Kahn might appeal the bail denial.
Strauss-Kahn is accused of attacking a maid
accusing Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting
who had gone in to clean his penthouse suite
her nine years ago. A French lawmaker
Saturday afternoon at a luxury hotel near
accused him of attacking other maids in pre-
Times Square. He is charged with attempted
vious stays at the same luxury hotel. And in rape, sex abuse, a criminal sex act, unlawful
New York, prosecutors said they are working imprisonment and forcible touching. The
to verify reports of at least one other case, most serious charge carries five to 25 years in
which they suggested was overseas. prison.
Strauss-Kahn’s weekend arrest rocked the Strauss-Kahn, who has headed the interna-
financial world as the IMF grapples with the tional lending agency since 2007, was in New
European debt crisis, and upended French York on personal business and was paying his
presidential politics. Strauss-Kahn, a member own way, so he cannot claim diplomatic
of France’s Socialist party, was widely con- immunity, the IMF said. He could seek that
sidered the strongest potential challenger next protection only if he were conducting official
year to President Nicolas Sarkozy. business, spokesman William Murray said.
Making his first appearance on the sex The agency’s executive board met informally REUTERS
charges, a grim-looking Strauss-Kahn stood Monday for a report on the charges against IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn listens as he stands before judge Melissa Jackson during
slumped before a judge in a dark raincoat and Strauss-Kahn, its managing director. his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court in New York.

Local brief
Rahm Emanuel sworn in Three arrested
for robbery, assault nile victims were located as well. Four of
the juveniles were found hiding in a locked
Three San Mateo men are in custody after
as Chicago’s new mayor robbing and assaulting six juveniles on the
Monte Diablo pedestrian overcrossing
Friday night, according to police.
rest room of a Laundromat. They were hid-
ing there after an 18-year-old good
Samaritan was able to distract one of the
By Don Babwin and Deanna Bellandi three years will determine
what Chicago will look like At approximately 7:15 p.m., San Mateo suspects long enough for them to escape.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
in the next 20 or 30.” police officers responded to the area of One suspect, Fredy Gonzalez, 20, sum-
CHICAGO — Rahm Emanuel was sworn in Emanuel inherits a city Monte Diablo Avenue and Kingston Street moned two others Jose Godinez, 20, and
Monday as Chicago’s first new mayor in more with big financial prob- in the North Shoreview neighborhood on Victor Godinez, 19, who chased the victims,
than two decades, a historic power shift for a city lems. His transition team according to police.
reports of a fight and possibly a robbery in
where the retiring Richard M. Daley was the predicted a $700 million All three were arrested and booked in San
progress. Several suspects were located in Mateo County Jail, according to police.
only leader a whole generation had ever known. budget shortfall next year, the North Kingston Street area and six juve-
The former White House chief of staff took but because of some con-
the oath of office at downtown’s Millennium troversial decisions by
Rahm Emanuel Daley — most notably the
Park, one of the signature accomplishments in
Daley’s efforts to transform Chicago from a push to privatize parking
gritty industrial hub into a sparkling world des- meters — he has limited ways to pay for school
tination. Emanuel later headed to the fifth-floor improvements or repair the city’s aging infra-
office of City Hall that was Daley’s lair for 22 structure.
years — a longer tenure than anyone, including With Daley and his wife, Maggie, who is bat-
his legendary father, ever occupied it. tling cancer, sitting nearby, Emanuel began his
“We must face the truth,” Emanuel said in his comments by praising his predecessor.
inaugural speech. “It is time to take on the chal- “A generation ago, people were writing
lenges that threaten the very future of our city: Chicago off as a dying city,” the new mayor
the quality of our schools, the safety of our said. “They said our downtown was failing, our
streets, the cost and effectiveness of city gov- neighborhoods were unlivable, our schools
ernment, and the urgent need to create the jobs were the worst in the nation, and our politics
of the future.” had become so divisive we were referred to as
“The decisions we make in the next two or Beirut on the Lake.”
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THE DAILY JOURNAL OPINION Tuesday • May 17, 2011 9
Reforming public pensions
— Los Angeles Daily News Other voices earlier, pay less and collect far more in
retirement than teachers.
Unplanned
R
eason, not hyperbole, is need-
ed to bring real reform to pub-
lic pensions
employee groups’ pensions.
Take, for example, teachers. They
contribute more of their salaries to their
In fact, the study found teachers’
retirement perks are not that much bet-
ter than what's offered in the private
sector. And teachers would actually fare
parenthood
“T
In the fight over pension reform, better if California schools adopted a he young and growing child is our deepest
retirement and collect less in benefits expression of hope: the most profound qualities
teachers get a bad rap. Politicians, the than other public employees, according hybrid pension and 401(k)-style retire-
public and media tend to lump all pub- ment plan, like the federal government of human sensitivity and morality flow from the
to Marcia Fritz, whose group, The nurturing of childhood — a sense of meaning and purpose in
lic employee benefits together and com- California Foundation for Fiscal offers its civilian work force. life. Birth and growth reflect
pare those to private sector workers — Reform, released a study last week It's time to change the debate on pen- the theme of life, a sense of
who, no surprise, generally get less comparing public and private sector sion reform from one of polarizing awe and wonder at nature’s
generous retirement payouts. retirement benefits. rhetoric to one of mutual compromise marvels. Our young are out
But that hides tremendous disparities In comparison, prison guards, police that will stabilize budgets and make own new beginnings, a testa-
that exist between different public officers and many city workers retire pensions more fair — for all of us. ment to our trust in the future.”
— Eda LeShan, “The
Conspiracy Against
Childhood.”
Now that the official
Letters to the editor Mothers’ Day has passed and
most mothers have been suit-
ably recognized by their chil-
dren who we have hopefully
helped (or are helping) make
Shameful behavior which would have destroyed the com- to Washington, D.C.) to go beyond sense of this world, I want to
pound and all intelligence therein, their constitutional authority. stir up another issue in my
Editor, besides hurting innocent civilians. And Politicians know they have illegally put cauldron of politically incorrect opinion. It stems from a recent
The Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks now, those who brought upon us and the American people in debt. article in the February “Family Circle” magazine that con-
were predictable and totally preventa- the world unnecessary wars and years We need to cut our spending and tained some disturbing statistics about teen pregnancy. These
ble. The Bush administration ignored of delay, claim credit for Obama’s suc- allow Americans do what they do best, statistics come from “The National Campaign to Prevent Teen
all signs, fired gay American linguists cessful capture of bin Laden. What invent solutions without government and Unplanned Pregnancy” which commemorated its 10th
fluent in Arabic and left intercepted shameful behavior and complete lack interference. There was a song by the anniversary May 4. The emphasis here is that parenthood
documents with clues untranslated. of honesty and common decency. Then Temptations in 1970 called “Ball of should be taken seriously and teens, both girls and boys,
Why was Osama bin Laden immediate- again, what else could we expect from Confusion” with a line “Politicians say should be taught about the pitfalls of unexpected pregnancy
ly suspected of being behind the that wing? more taxes will solve everything.” Well and how to prevent it. For some, in this day and age, it seems
attacks? Because outgoing president Mr. Kreitman, we have been raising that producing unplanned children has become a sort of status
Clinton had warned incoming president more taxes and debt, and it has not symbol — the unfortunate outcome of mindlessness.
Bush, together with an Aug. 6, 2001, Jorg Aadahl solved anything. Americans need to When you consider the following statistics, you know that
memo regarding pending attacks on our San Mateo stand up and fire all politicians, unless we are in dire need of a national campaign: More than 730,000
soil, all ignored by Bush. they bring all budgets under real con- teen pregnancies annually in the United States are (by far) the
Ill-conceived as the attacks on trol. My grandchildren hate the fact highest rate of any industrialized country. Every hour, 87 teen
Afghanistan and Iraq were, the United A Communist and a bully they are already in debt, and so am I. couples conceive and 50 adolescent girls give birth! One third
States had to be the first country to start of girls conceive before age 20. About 20 percent are actually
Editor, intended. One in six deliver a baby. Information given in sex
wars in a new century and millennium, Robert W. Heagy Jr.
Mr. Kreitman again shows his true education classes isn’t always complete. Twenty-two states
bringing nothing but misery, but no bin San Mateo
colors (Why the chickens won’t cross require emphasis on abstinence, 17 suggest contraception be
Laden, despite extensive torture.
the aisle” column in the May 14 edition mentioned and to date, no state makes it compulsory to educate
Torture is not only illegal and unbe- of the Daily Journal). He believes the kids about birth control.
coming of a civilized country, but also government can force anybody to do Revenue and the budget This brings up many questions — the main one being, why
counter-productive. Especially now, anything. We are not broke, just raise Editor, are teenage birth rates so much higher in the United States than
when reps for the previous administra- taxes again. The wealth of the top 400 California is reportedly receiving in other developed countries? Many possibilities come to mind.
tion are busy demanding credit for the Americans would only fund our federal more revenue than projected and the Is it because sex education in our schools is terribly inadequate
disposal of public enemy number one, government for one year at current news is predicted to make it more diffi- and sometimes nil? Is it because of the influence of religious
it needs to be said that no matter how spending levels. America has been in cult for Gov. Jerry Brown to push his conservatives who keep trying to undermine anything concern-
indiscriminately, and often amateurish- trouble for over 75 years; when FDR budget plan through. ing planned parenthood except abstinence and who have had so
ly, captives were tortured under Bush, discovered we could run a federal Why do our politicians continue to much influence on policies in our country regarding contracep-
Osama bin Laden was not found. Bush deficit to cover what we didn’t have in believe that any “windfall revenue” tion, abortion, etc.?
lost interest after six months, and cash. Then LBJ merged Social Security must immediately be spent? California Are parents failing to do the job of educating their kids about
“enhanced interrogation” abandoned funds with the general fund to cover his continues to have a $15.4 billion budg- the responsibilities of preventing pregnancy and raising chil-
after a couple of years, without results. Vietnam War and any other pet projects et deficit. Until that deficit is eliminat- dren? Is it because irresponsible sexual activity if so glamor-
Because it was illegal, ineffective or Congress wanted to fund. And now the ed, any “windfall” should be immedi- ized by so much of our media? (The Journal of Pediatrics
both? Treasury owes Social Security $2.6 tril- ately applied to it. The battle to reduce reports that “Kids aged 12 to 17 who watch a lot of sexually
Contrast that incredibly costly, lion on top of the $14 trillion in our the deficit should continue unabated charged television shows are twice as likely to experience a
embarrassing failure to the inexpen- official debt. until that goal is reached. pregnancy in the subsequent three years as those who watch
sive, successful approach by our Navy This means, continue with the plan the fewest.”) Does the television show, “Teen Moms” help or
We have allowed generations to
Seals, a job superbly planned and exe- for service cuts and the necessary hinder the situation? Do we, in this country, value children so
become addicted to welfare (corporate little that we do not emphasize the responsibility of their care?
cuted, a mission President Obama and personal). Politicians encourage extensions on sales, vehicle and person-
deserves full credit for. He made the Are too many of our young spoiled, indulged and/or neglected
our current welfare system (corporate al income taxes. Any increased revenue
by parents who are too busy doing their own thing? Are so
right decision, for the right mission, at subsidies for business and earned- should provide a quicker return to sol- many so focused on the moment that possible future conse-
the right time, in secrecy. This was a income credit and food stamps for the vency in California … not more “busi- quences of unprotected sexual activity are not considered?
masterpiece that not only cut the head poor). This is not Democrat versus ness as usual.” Is it because so many girls and young women are desperate
off the al-Qaida snake, but secured a Republican issue; this is a right versus for love and attention and popularity that they are easily influ-
goldmine of information. wrong issue. We are a Constitutional Bob Stine enced? Maybe some of our corporate interests that have no
Against some military advice, Republic and we have allowed our so- San Mateo qualms about exploiting even very young people to gain profits
Obama rejected mindless bombing, called lawmakers (from City Councils have something to do with it (Recall the recent flap over
Abercrombie and Fitch’s promotion of padded push-up bikini
bra tops for girls as young as 7). Or is it all of the above?
OUR MISSION: So what happens to many unplanned babies who are born
It is the mission of the Daily Journal to be the most
accurate, fair and relevant local news source for under such circumstances as they grow up? Chances are great
those who live, work or play on the MidPeninsula. that they will suffer from poverty, neglect and abuse and
By combining local news and sports coverage, become a drain on the welfare system. They may be shifted
Jerry Lee, Publisher BUSINESS STAFF: analysis and insight with the latest business, from one caretaker to another — sometimes to foster care.
Charlotte Andersen Jennifer Bishop lifestyle, state, national and world news, we seek to
Jon Mays, Editor in Chief provide our readers with the highest quality They are more likely to grow up with little or no parental guid-
Gloria Brickman Gale Green
Nathan Mollat, Sports Editor Andrew Kane Lauren Lewis information resource in San Mateo County. ance, drop out of school, roam the streets at a young age, join
Jeff Palter Shirley Marshall Our pages belong to you, our readers, and we gangs, have their own unplanned babies and inhabit the crimi-
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Dow 12,548.37 -0.38% 10-Yr Bond 1,329.47 -0.62%


Concerns weigh on stocks
By David K. Randall
Wall Street
Nasdaq 2,782.31 -1.63% Oil (per barrel) 97.01
and Matthew Craft Big movers
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
S&P 500 ??? ??? Gold 1,490.70 Investors are growing increasingly Stocks that moved substantially or traded
concerned over the prospect of an heavily Monday on the New York Stock
NEW YORK — Technology company Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:
troubles and renewed concerns about unprecedented U.S. default on its debt. NYSE
Europe’s debt dragged stocks lower for a Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner NYSE Euronext Inc.,down $5.16 at $35.73
told Congressional lawmakers in a letter Nasdaq and IntercontinentalExchange
second day. withdrew their $11 billion bid for the parent of
European finance ministers approved Monday that the agency is taking steps
the New York Stock Exchange.
$110 billion in rescue loans to Portugal to postpone a default. J.C.Penney Co.,down $1.23 at $37.21
“The main thing hanging over most Net income rose nearly 7 percent at the
on Monday, but have yet to decide on a department store chain thanks to cost-cutting
financial markets right now is what’s
second rescue package for Greece. and demand for its exclusive merchandise.
going to happen with the debt ceiling
The arrest of the head of the and government borrowing and spend-
Lowe’s Cos.,down 92 cents at $24.84
International Monetary Fund is expected The home improvement retailer posted
ing,” said Tim Courtney, the chief invest- earnings that missed expectations due to bad
to make solving Greece’s problems more ment officer at Burns Advisory Group in weather and poor economic conditions.
difficult. The official, Dominique Oklahoma City. Rowan Cos.,down 8 cents at $37.96
Strauss-Kahn, had been heavily involved Mining company Joy Global said it will pay
The Dow Jones industrial average lost Rowan Companies $1.1 billion in cash for its
in trying to fix the debt crises in Portugal 47.38 points, or 0.4 percent, to close at mining drilling equipment maker LeTourneau.
and Greece. He is being held without 12,548.37. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Ford Motor Co.,up 5 cents at $15.13
bail on charges of sexually assaulting a index fell 8.30 points, or 0.6 percent, to A Citi analyst upgraded the automaker’s shares
hotel employee in New York City. to “Buy,”saying the company is able to charge
1,329.47. The Nasdaq fell 46.16, or 1.6 higher prices for its vehicles.
Technology companies sustained the percent, to 2,782.31. Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.,up $1.58 at $85.95
largest losses in Monday trading. Yahoo! Commodity prices were mostly lower. A Citi analyst reiterated his “Buy”rating on the
Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. fell by more Oil prices fell $2.28 to settle at $97.37 a mining company’s stock saying that earnings
than 4 percent. Yahoo is in a dispute with are “poised to accelerate in 2012.”
barrel Monday as worries eased that NASDAQ
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. over its Mississippi River flooding could disrupt Orthovita Inc.,up $1.10 at $3.83
online payment business. Yahoo owns a refineries and slow demand. The orthopedic implant and surgical products
40 percent stake in the company, which Commodities have been falling broad- maker is being bought by rival Stryker Corp.for
about $304 million in cash.
transferred its online payment business ly over the last two weeks because of Benihana Inc.,down $1.02 at $9.08
to another company without consulting concerns that the global economy is The Japanese restaurant chain said it is no
Yahoo. showing signs of weakening. longer considering putting itself up for sale.

U.S. credit maxed out


By Paul Wiseman Geithner sent Congress a letter saying et reforms and significant spending
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS he would be unable to make the pension cuts.”
investments in full. He urged Congress Republicans have also ruled out any
WASHINGTON — The government to raise the debt limit “in order to protect tax increases, including any plans to end
has maxed out its credit card. the full faith and credit of the United tax cuts for high earners enacted in 2001
The United States reached its $14.3 States and avoid catastrophic economic and 2003.
trillion limit on federal borrowing consequences for citizens.” “We need to have a vote to lift the debt
Monday, leaving Congress 11 weeks to Republican leaders in the House have ceiling because the consequences of not
raise the threshold or risk a financial said they won’t raise the debt limit doing so would be quite serious,” White
unless the Obama administration first House spokesman Jay Carney told
panic or another recession.
reporters. “And those who suggest other-
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner agrees to big spending cuts or to steps to wise are whistling past the graveyard.”
formally notified Congress that the gov- lower the debt over the long run. If it doesn’t raise the limit, Congress
ernment would halt its investments in House Speaker John Boehner repeated would have to come up with $738 billion
two federal pension plans so it won’t the pledge in a statement Monday. The to make up for what it planned to borrow
exceed the borrowing limit. statement did not address Geithner’s through the end of the fiscal year on
Geithner said the government could warning about what would happen if the Sept. 30. The options are drastic: Cut 40
get by with bookkeeping maneuvers like limit were not raised. percent of the budget through
that through Aug. 2. After that, the gov- “Americans understand we simply September, which might mean default-
ernment could default on its debt for the can’t keep spending money we don’t ing on payments to investors in govern-
first time, threatening the national credit have,” Boehner said. “There will be no ment bonds; raise taxes immediately; or
rating and the dollar. debt limit increase without serious budg- some combination of the two.

Bing leans more heavily on Facebook


By Michael Liedtke pertaining to the music group to the fourth “Bing is bringing the collective IQ of
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS or fifth page of results if the query came the Web together with the opinions of
from someone who wasn’t logged into the people you trust most, to bring the
SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft Facebook at the time. But that same link ’Friend Effect’ to search,” Microsoft
Corp.’s Bing search engine is increasing might appear at the top of Bing’s first search executive Yusuf Mehdi wrote in a
its emphasis on the recommendations search page if the query were made by a Monday blog post.
shared within Facebook’s online social logged-in Facebook user and a few friends Bing also is adding several other fea-
network to give people something they in the requestor’s social circle had pressed tures and tools that deepen its ties to
can’t find on Google’s dominant search Facebook’s “Like” button on the site. Facebook. Among other things, online
engine. Bing’s revisions will also affect the shoppers using Microsoft’s search
Starting Monday afternoon, Bing’s rankings of some search results even engine will be able to post links about
search results will vary depending on when people aren’t logged into products and services directly to their
whether the person making a request is Facebook. That’s because Bing’s formu- Facebook accounts to get the opinions
logged into Facebook’s online social la also will consider how many times from their friends and family. Microsoft
network at the same time. Facebook’s more than 500 million mem- plans to deliver notices about discounted
For example, Bing’s standard ranking bers have pressed on a Web page’s travel deals on people’s Facebook pages,
system might analyze a search request “Like” button to help determine the con- based on the cities they have said they
about the band “U2” and relegate a link tent’s value and relevance. liked.

U.S.builders see little lar fell 3 cents over the week to $3.955
Business briefs nationally. That’s still nearly 14 cents
to like in housing market more than it was a month ago, according
When asked about where they see sales
WASHINGTON — U.S. homebuilders to AAA, Wright Express and the Oil Price
of single-family home heading over the
are concerned that the struggling housing next six months, the builders offered their Information Service.
market won’t recover this year and some most pessimistic outlook since Oil futures settled down 2.3 percent and
feel it may be getting worse. September. gasoline futures dropped 4.7 percent
Builders’ outlook for the industry in Monday as investors returned their atten-
May was unchanged at 16, the National Oil drops below $98; tion to weakening demand for gasoline in
the U.S. Both contracts had gained slight-
Association of Home Builders said
Monday. It has been at that level for six of pump prices fall over weekend ly last week amid concerns that
the past seven months. Oil prices dropped Monday, a good sign Mississippi River flooding could disrupt
Any reading below 50 indicates nega- for drivers who are finally seeing a little refineries and supplies in the Gulf region.
tive sentiment about the market. The index relief at the gas pump. Oil is now down about 15 percent in
hasn’t been above that level since April The average price for a gallon of regu- May, while gasoline futures are about 14
2006. percent lower.
NO SURPRISE: DENG SHUTTING DOWN LEBRON WAS NO SHOCK TO THE BULLS — HE’S BEEN DOING IT ALL YEAR >>> PAGE 13
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

<< Rockies slug their way to win over Giants, page 12


• Tour of California finally under way, page 13

Influence game: Helmet bill stokes lobbying effort


By Frederic J. Frommer NFL, spent $80,000 in the first quarter of this Athletic Equipment, last month hired a needs of young players. Failing that, the
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS year lobbying on new legislation that could Washington lobbyist for the first time since Consumer Product Safety Commission would
lead to federal regulation of youth football the group’s establishment in 1969. The group write mandatory standards.
WASHINGTON — A major football hel- helmets. The company, which has come under is funded by license fees paid by manufactur- About 3 million children ages 6-14 play
met manufacturer has sharply increased its criticism from one of the bill’s sponsors for ers. organized youth tackle football, according to
Washington lobbying this year, responding to claiming that its product reduces concussions, Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., and Rep. Bill USA Football, the sport’s national governing
a congressional push to come up with new had spent almost nothing on lobbying last Pascrell, D-N.J., introduced the Children’s body in this country.
safety standards for children’s football hel- year. Sports Athletic Equipment Safety Act in Sports concussions among young people
mets. At the same time, the group that sets volun- March. The bill would give the industry nine have become a big issue in schools across the
Riddell, which makes helmets for both kids tary standards for helmets, the National months to come up with new standards that
and adults and is the official helmet of the Operating Committee on Standards for address concussion risks and the specific See HELMETS, Page 13

Tough days
Wong a quick learner
By Julio Lara
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF Athlete of the Week
in store for
CCS teams
A
s I periodically checked the high
San Mateo’s Jesse Wong had an epiphany of school baseball standings throughout
sorts about a year ago. the season, it became clear to me
It was then, after being a distance runner on this was a down year for local nines.
the Bearcats’ track and field team for the My instincts were verified Sunday when the
majority of his career, that Wong decided to Central Coast Section seedings and pairings
try his hand at the hurdles. were released. To put it bluntly, it could be a
That move didn’t go very well. tough week for San Mateo County baseball.
“I almost killed myself,” Wong said. Only three teams — Half Moon Bay,
But despite the near-death experience, the Peninsula Athletic League Ocean Division
senior decided to put in the time mastering the champion, as well as Menlo School and
art. Sacred Heart Prep,
“(I said) If you’re serious about this, I’ll which finished in a tie
teach you how to hurdle,” recalls San Mateo for the West Bay
head coach Ed Riley. “Normally, it takes Athletic League cham-
about two years to get real good flexibility and pionship — received
proficiency in the hurdles. He’s the one that seeds high enough to
put the time in. He worked at it, and bam, here earn home games. The
we are.” other six teams that
By “bam” Riley is referring to Wong and his qualified will all be on
performance at the Peninsula Athletic League the road.
championships last week. Despite his lack of The PAL especially,
experience, Wong captured the 110-meter got very little love from
hurdles in exciting fashion. Minutes later, he the seeding committee.
took home gold in the 300-meter hurdles Of the top four Bay
rather easily. Oh yeah, then he topped off his Division teams that
afternoon at the College of San Mateo by qualified — champion El Camino, second-
picking up a bronze medal in the triple jump. place finisher Burlingame, third-place
For his efforts, Wong is the Daily Journal Carlmont and fourth-place Hillsdale — El
Athlete of the Week. Camino had the highest seed with a No. 12,
“Jesse is an anomaly,” Riley said. “This followed by Burlingame at No. 13 and
comes from a person that has hurdled for 18 Hillsdale at No. 14.
years, and usually I can recognize hurdlers Carlmont, once again, drew the short stick.
when I see them — although Jesse is tall, The Scots were the only Division I school to
lanky, and he’s got that flexibility, he really qualify from the PAL. Their reward? The last
started off as a distance runner. (But) he’s a seed in the draw — No. 16 — and a first-
quick learner, that’s one thing I have to say round matchup with top-seeded St. Francis,
about Jesse, he’s a quick learner.” the West Catholic Athletic League champion.
Apparently, he’s quick enough to pick up a It’s nothing new for Carlmont. The Scots
difficult skill and master it to a championship have made the CCS playoffs the last four
level. Wong said his original intent when straight years, with no seeding higher than
arriving on the San Mateo campus was to be a 13th, which came in 2008. Last year, the Scots
sprinter. Unfortunately, the speed wasn’t quite were the No. 16 seed and faced No. 1 Mitty. In
there and he was moved into the long dis- 2009, they caught a break and faced a public
tances. But there was something about the school team. Although, as the No. 14 seed, the
sprint that always attracted him. One day, just NATHAN MOLLAT / DAILY JOURNAL Scots drew No. 3 Wilcox that year. And in
San Mateo’s Jesse Wong picked up hurdles this year, but has been a quick learner. He
See AOTW, Page 14 captured PAL titles in the 110 and the 300 hurdles,while also finishing third in the triple jump. See LOUNGE, Page 14

Menlo dominates in run to CCS tennis title


By Julio Lara can beat us.”
DAILY JOURNAL STAFF “We have been telling the kids all year,‘It’s not about The rest of CCS learned that the hard way
the other team.It’s about how good we can become and as their simply was no stopping the Knights.
When it comes to sports on the Peninsula, But when you mix incredible talent and match
there are impressive streaks, there are dynas-
how good we’re playing.’And that’s all we can control. that with a desire to be the best, a stage like
ties and then a level above that, there is the If the other teams can’t stay with us,than that’s their problem.” CCS was something Menlo has been looking
Menlo boys’ tennis team. — Bill Shine,Menlo tennis coach forward to all season.
It’s not an exaggeration. And proof of that “These guys always want the competition to
lies in the Knights’ recent accomplishment be really high,” Shine said. “They look for it,
not drop a single match, winning all their ‘It’s not about the other team. It’s about how they yearn for it, they love the battles so they
during the Central Coast Section playoffs. matches by 7-0. In fact, the Knights only good we can become and how good we’re actually get a little disappointed when it’s not
Not only did Menlo capture its third straight dropped a set during CCS play. Against the playing.’ And that’s all we can control. If the closer, actually. They love the competition
CCS title, it’s 7-0 win over Bellarmine last best the section has to offer, Menlo barely other teams can’t stay with us, than that’s their and that’s why we practice so hard. We have a
Friday gave them its 10th CCS tennis champi- broke a sweat. problem. We’re into working extremely hard, lot of blue-gold matches when we split the
onship, the most for any school. “This team is very experienced even though we’re into taking every match to get better, team in half and play for a burger and the
The tournament resume put together by the they’re really young,” said Menlo coach Bill and to really focus and play our best. When
Knights was beyond dominating. Menlo did Shine. “We have been telling the kids all year, we do that, I don’t think there’s anyone that See MENLO, Page 14
12 Tuesday • May 17, 2011 SPORTS THE DAILY JOURNAL

Sloppy Giants squander lead,lose to Rockies


By Arnie Stapleton
Rockies 7, Giants 4 were going to have to snap out of their funk Colorado’s lead vanished quickly as Andres
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS against someone, so why not the two-time Cy Torres led off the sixth with his first homer of
Field in April, when he flirted with a no-hitter. Young Award winner? the year, a no-doubt drive down the right field
DENVER — Carlos Gonzalez capped a The Rockies turned four double plays, Clay His words proved prophetic as the Rockies line off Mortensen, and then Nate Schierholtz
five-run sixth-inning outburst with a three-run Mortensen (1-0) pitched six solid innings for beat the Giants for just the second time in sent a change-up into the same section for a
homer off an unusually wild Tim Lincecum his first win in a Rockies uniform and Huston seven tries. two-run homer, his third of the season, that
and the Colorado Rockies rallied for a 7-4 win Street closed out the ninth inning for his 13th Lincecum, who allowed three hits in 7 2-3 gave the Giants a 4-2 lead.
over the San Francisco Giants on Monday save in 14 tries. innings at Coors Field on April 18, gave up a That’s when things fell apart for Lincecum,
night. Lincecum’s start was pushed back a day hit to the Rockies’ second batter, Jonathan who served up Seth Smith’s fourth homer
Seth Smith also homered off Lincecum (3- when the Giants were rained out Sunday at Herrera, ending that bit of drama. But he was leading off the bottom of the inning and then
4), who set up the Rockies’ big inning with a Chicago, so instead of facing the Cubs, he got still dealing it, stretching his scoreless inning threw wildly to second base on a potential dou-
throwing error on a potential double-play to see the struggling Rockies, who had lost 10 streak to 21 before giving up Troy Tulowitzki’s ble-play comebacker off the bat of Jose
comebacker that led to four unearned runs. of 13 games this month. bases-loaded two-run single that put Colorado Morales, putting runners at first and second
Lincecum allowed seven runs, three of them “Maybe it’s an omen,” Rockies manager Jim ahead 2-1 in the fifth. with nobody out.
earned, on nine hits and walked six in 5 2-3 Tracy said before the game, reasoning they Those were the first runs Lincecum had After pinch-hitter Alfredo Amezaga struck
innings, a far cry from his last trip to Coors allowed since April 29 at Washington. out, Dexter Fowler singled home the tying run.

Djokovic’s 37-0 start changes French Open dynamic


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS saying: “He is doing amaz- playing him, then that just shows you how great something really to talk about.”
ing things.” he’s playing on clay,” seven-time major champion Nadal has won five of the past six titles at
It’s tough to decide what’s most impressive Nadal should know. John McEnroe said in a telephone interview Roland Garros; Djokovic has never made it past
about Novak Djokovic’s 37-0 record in 2011, the He is 0-4 against the sec- Monday. “You’re looking at a guy who’s the best the semifinals there. But Djokovic, who turns 24
best start in men’s tennis in more than a quarter- ond-ranked Djokovic this player in the world right now.” the day the French Open starts, has the momentum
century. season, including straight-set McEnroe owns the Open era mark for best start and mental edge at the moment, including this tid-
Djokovic has won all seven tournaments he’s losses in the finals on clay at to a season, 42-0 in 1984, which Djokovic would bit: He is the first player to beat Nadal twice on
entered, including the Australian Open; he had Madrid and Rome this surpass by reaching the final in Paris. McEnroe clay in one season.
never collected more than five titles in a full sea- month. Those matches — will be there as an NBC analyst, including for the “Let us be clear: He is the ’King of Clay,’and he
son. He’s a combined 7-0 against Rafael Nadal Novak Djokovic and Djokovic’s body of work June 5 men’s final. is the best player ever to play on this surface,”
and Roger Federer, two men who dominated him all year — completely “It’s probably the one record — or one of the Djokovic said after beating Nadal 6-4, 6-4 in
and the sport the past several years. He’s 13-0 change the dynamic heading to the French Open, few, if any — I have left. That would be the bad Sunday’s Italian Open final. “I have won against
against all top-10 players. He leads the ATP in the clay-court Grand Slam tournament that begins
part. But at the same time, the good part is it’s him twice in the last eight days, which I think is
next weekend.
return games won and is second in service games given quite a real shot in the arm to tennis, which incredible, an incredible achievement for me, and
“Nadal doesn’t seem to know what to do against
won. him, and quite honestly, if Nadal is baffled by I’m quite happy about,” McEnroe said. “There’s has given me a lot of confidence for the French
The No. 1-ranked Nadal summed it up simply, some excitement going into the French. There’s Open.”

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Sports Briefs
Deng’s defense on LeBron no fluke
By Andrew Seligman Boozer said. “He’s an bounding them 45-33 and outscoring them 31-
Clemens judge summons
Mitchell commission lawyers
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS unsung hero for us. He 8 on second-chance points. WASHINGTON — The judge presiding over
should have been an All- Now, they’re in a hole. Roger Clemens’ criminal case wants attorneys
DEERFIELD, Ill. — The Chicago Bulls Star this season. It’s a nor- “Everybody understands that we are disap- who investigated performance-enhancing drugs
saw it all year from Luol Deng, so what he did mal game for Lu. He plays pointed about last night’s game, and we still for Major League Baseball to come to a private
against LeBron James and the Miami Heat in most of the other teams’ have an opportunity and sometimes you have hearing.
Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals hard- best player — or second- to have amnesia going into Game 2,” coach U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton on Monday
ly shocked them. best player, whatever the Erik Spoelstra said. “You can’t just let it go, ordered the lawyers who helped write the 2007
Hit big shots? Hit the boards? Limit the case may be. He scores for the next 2 1/2 days we’re going to work to fix Mitchell Report to appear in his Washington
game’s most talented player? Check, check Luol Deng us, hits big shots in the some of these challenges that we had last courtroom June 8 to discuss their interviews with
and huge check. clutch for us, rebounds the night. But we still have to understand Clemens accusers Kirk Radomski and Brian
The Bulls lead the Heat 1-0 after a 103-82 ball, is a great leader out there, always inspir- Wednesday is a golden opportunity for us. It McNamee. He said attorneys from the New
victory on Sunday, and a big reason for that is ing us. Luol needs to get more love.” doesn’t matter. Sometimes there are good per- York-based DLA Piper law firm who helped
Deng. All he did was score 21 points, grab If he keeps this up, that won’t be a problem. formances, bad performances in the playoffs. write internal memos from those interviews must
seven rebounds and contribute four steals Game 2 is Wednesday at the United Center, That’s really irrelevant, it really just comes attend.
while neutralizing James in an all-around per- but the Bulls are certainly not writing off down to a win and a loss.” Clemens wants copies of their memos to help
formance that helped lift Chicago to an Miami. Their chances would certainly be better if defend against claims by Radomski and
impressive victory. “They’ve lost big games and come out James performed like he is capable. McNamee that they supplied him with perform-
Yes, Derrick Rose was up to his usual MVP aggressive the next day,” Deng said. He scored just 15 points on 5-of-15 shoot- ance-enhancing drugs.
tricks, scoring 28 points, but it was Deng pro- It might help if the Heat moved the ball ing. Whether it was Deng sticking to him or
viding a big assist whether he was scoring or rather than try to beat the Bulls off the dribble, the big men helping out, he simply had no Swift wins opening
clamping down on The King. an approach that did not work. They also got room to operate and was basically a non-fac- stage of Tour of California
“That’s Luol Deng,” Chicago’s Carlos hammered on the glass, with Chicago outre- tor in the game.
SACRAMENTO — Ben Swift of Britain
emerged from a massive sprint finish and took

Mavs await rapidly maturing Thunder the lead Monday after winning the 76.3-mile,
weather-shortened and rainy opening stage of
the Tour of California.
By Jaime Aron from the 2006 team that interrupted the collection felt like an eternity.
Swift, 23, who competes for Team Sky,
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS of conference titles piled up by the Spurs and “We have a young, energetic, athletic team that
completed the road race from Nevada City to
Lakers. loves to play and wants to play every night,” the state capital in 2 hours, 47 minutes and 12
DALLAS — Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan With strong defense and so many scoring coach Scott Brooks said. “We’re excited about seconds and earned his fifth win of the season.
have been through so many playoff series, they options they never know who’ll share top billing being in the position that we are in. We’re not ’just Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Cannondale) of
would be good sources to discuss the prevailing with Nowitzki, Dallas swept the two-time defend- happy to be here’and just ’whatever happens hap- Slovakia was second, and Matthew Goss
themes in the Western Conference finals, like how ing champion Lakers in the second round. The pens.”’ (HTC- Highroad) of Australia was third in the
valuable experience is at this stage and whether reward was a nine-day wait for Game 1 on Without the Lakers, and with the Eastern pack finish, about a bike length behind.
there’s such thing as too much rest between Tuesday night. Conference finals featuring the newly crowned Originally scheduled as the second stage,
rounds. Or maybe that was a punishment. MVP and newly crowned Coach of the Year the first day of competition in the seven-day
Only, Bryant and Duncan aren’t around. For “That’s a looong layoff,” Mavs center Tyson against the glitzy guys from South Beach, this race was reduced from 133.2 miles because of
just the second time since 1998, neither the Chandler said Monday. “Yesterday, the scrim- series could be considered the undercard. Having snowy conditions at high elevations near the
Lakers nor the Spurs will represent the West in the mage got a little chippy, so it was obvious we clubs located 200 miles apart in the south, central planned start at Squaw Valley.
NBA finals. were ready to play somebody else.” part of the country certainly doesn’t bode well for The original opening stage from South Lake
Instead, it’ll either be Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Dallas had to keep waiting because the Thunder television ratings. Tahoe to Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort was can-
Kidd and the aging-but-rested Dallas Mavericks, had its hands full with the Memphis Grizzlies. Maybe Mavs owner Mark Cuban will break his celed Sunday because of snowy and wet road
or Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the rap- Oklahoma City went the full seven games and recent self-imposed silence and take shots at conditions.
idly maturing Oklahoma City Thunder. then some, playing three overtimes in one game Oklahoma. He’s lived in Texas long enough to The seven-day race continues Tuesday with
The Mavericks are a collection of 30-some- and one extra period in another. While most clubs know the enmity between Longhorns and a 121.9-mile road race from Auburn to
things bonded by a collective pursuit of their first would’ve wanted some down time, the Thunder Sooners. It’s worth noting he was one of two own- Modesto.
championship. They have plenty of guys who’ve might be the exception. With their age and exu- ers to vote against the SuperSonics moving from
come close to a title, including a few holdovers berance, a lone day off between series may have Seattle to Oklahoma City. Appeals court backs NFL,
lockout remains in place
HELMETS
some are barring student athletes who show noted that football concussions at all levels
signs of concussions from competing again have become a leading health concern and MINNEAPOLIS — The NFL’s lockout
until cleared by a health care professional. touted the effectiveness of its products. stays, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
But the search for a concussion-proof hel- “We believe it is only prudent to follow this That means the league likely won’t get back to
Continued from page 11 business until next month and maybe for much
met has proven elusive, and there’s a consen- legislation and to help members (of
sus that concussions can’t be eliminated from Congress), and their staffs, better understand longer.
country, and not just in football. About football. Last year, the NFL acknowledged The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said
the leadership role that Riddell has played in
135,000 children between the ages of 5 and 18 that the lack of a perfect helmet was a factor designing the best head protection we can the lockout can remain intact until a full
are treated in emergency rooms each year for in its decision to impose hefty fines and the manufacture for athletes who play football,” appeal is heard on whether it is legal. That
sports- or recreation-related concussions and threat of suspensions to cut down on danger- Riddell said. The company said it is still hearing is scheduled June 3 in St. Louis, and it
other head injuries. Schools, cities and states ous hits at the professional level. studying the legislation and hasn’t yet taken a is before the same panel that issued this 2-1
are taking steps to reduce these injuries, and In a statement about its lobbying, Riddell position on it. decision.

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“They know the tradition at Menlo,” Shine Carlisle, Osborne and Sum are the team make at run at Nor Cals. And with so much

MENLO
Continued from page 11
said. “Where the goals are always to win CCS
and Nor Cals and then do really well in the
national tournament when we go to Newport.
captains and Shine couldn’t be happier with
the way they have led this team.
“(Their leadership) has been unmatched,”
young talent at Menlo, more titles are sure to
come.
“You just do it again,” Shine said when
That’s the goal and that’s what they shoot for. he said. “They’ve brought such a great exam- asked what more can be accomplished, given
They know coming in that that’s what we do ple, leading by examples. They’re not huge the fact that the bar has already been set so
competition is unbelievable. You should see
and the tradition has been set by the guys that talkers, but they’re do-ers. And just by their high for everyone else. “The challenge is,
some of these matches that they play. They’re
have come through here. They don’t want to leadership on how they go about things, how everyone forgets the same kids coming back.
just all about using themselves to get better.” be the weak link in the tradition.” serious they take it, how hard they work in Every year we have new faces on the team.
Perhaps more impressive than that talent is The 2011 version isn’t weak by any stretch practice, the encouragement they’ll give to the you get that new fresh look. Every team is dif-
the consistency in which the concept of tradi- of the imagination. Daniel Morkovine, J.T. young underclassmen, is just phenomenal. ferent. Every year and season has a different
tion is passed along at Menlo. From the last Nishimura, Mac Osborne, Michael Hoffman, And that was taught to them when they were personality and just to see the look and the
freshmen on the frosh/soph team to the senior Kyle Sum and David Ball held down the dou- young as I remember and this is what they’re excitement of the guys that haven’t been on
team captain, the message of excellence on bles in the championship match, while captain giving to the next generation behind them. It the team, the process, that’s what it’s all
the tennis court is something Shine says is Andrew Carlisle, Justin Chan, Andrew Ball makes my job a whole lot easier.” about. That’s what keep me coaching. Once
known before the players ever pick up a rack- and Richard Pham took care of the single Shine said the team is still very much in that feeling goes, that’s when I’m going to
et. duties. work mode as they are currently practicing to retire. That’s why I love what I do.”

meter hurdles) was the hardest event. There a smooth race. His time of 41.16 was almost a For Wong, the focus was in rewarding those

AOTW
Continued from page 11
was a lot of great competition.”
“We didn’t pick him to win the highs
because there are a couple of good hurdlers in
second better than his teammate, Larry
Campbell as San Mateo went 1-2 in that
who have influenced him the most in his high
school career.
“(The meet was) a culmination of just a lot
event.
the league — (Will) Langi, (Daniel) Hirsch — of hard work,” Wong said. “And, I really
playing around at practice, Wong started [who] had better times,” Riley said. “But even “A good 40 percent (of hurdles) is mental enjoyed sports at San Mateo and my coaches
jumping hurdles. The rest they say, is history. those two guys didn’t hurdle as well as Jesse. because you have to stay focused in the hur- have always been there for me so (winning)
Wong began his afternoon at the PAL cham- I thought they might beat him on sheer speed. dles all the time,” Riley said. “You have to was kind of something I could do for them.”
pionships with his toughest challenge. But it didn’t turn out that way.” “He’s a delight,” Riley said of Wong. “He’s
stay focused from beginning to end, no matter
“To be completely honest, I did not think I No it didn’t. Wong’s race was cleaner, more all about team. I’ve been very fortunate here
what happens around you. There is a certain
was going to win the 110s,” Wong said. “I technically sound, than the faster competitors in San Mateo that they kids I get to coach
and was good for a time of 15.91 and the gold. rhythm that you establish. Once you establish here, they seem to work together. It doesn’t
wasn’t really convinced, I thought I had a shot
but, with the 300 hurdles I was a little more Wong took the momentum from the surpris- that rhythm, you take it all the way through matter what their abilities are. Jesse is a total
confident in myself. I think that (the 110- ing win over to the 300-meter hurdles and ran come hell or high water.” team leader.”

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Continued from page 11

2008 as the 13th seed, the Scots drew No. 4 Mitty.


Suffice to say, there hasn’t been a lot of CCS playoff success for
the Scots since winning back-to-back titles in 1992 and 1993. They
have not won a CCS game since a first-round game in 1995.
Even Serra, which won the 2009 title, had a down year. The
Padres are only the No. 11 seed in Division I and will play their
first, first-round playoff game since 1999 — when neutral sites
were used for first-round games. Serra hasn’t lost a first-round
game since 2005’s shocking 3-1 loss to 15th-seeded Santa Clara.
El Camino has had a dry spell similar to Carlmont’s. The Colts,
who are making their second appearance in two years following a
two-year drought, have not won a CCS game since a 1996 win
over Soquel, two years after losing to Serra in the 1994 champi-
onship game.
The best bet to make any noise this postseason has to be defend-
ing Division III champion Menlo School, which is the No. 3 seed.
Despite playing in the relatively weak WBAL, the Knights beefed
up their resume with a number of quality non-league opponents,
many who play in Division I and II.
Surprisingly, in addition to champ Half Moon Bay, the PAL’s
Ocean Division got a second team into the tournament, with
Capuchino earning a No. 15 seed in Division III.
***
County softball teams got a little better treatment as four of the
eight teams that qualified earn home games.
The biggest surprise was Terra Nova earning the No. 8 seed in
Division III and getting to host a first-round game. The Tigers fin-
ished in fourth place in the PAL’s Bay Division, but ended the reg-
ular season on a three-game losing streak. CCS usually takes the
Bay Division’s fourth-place team as an at-large, but given the
Tigers’ losing league record and just a .500 mark overall, it was a
bit dicey.
Another surprise — this one a little bit eyebrow raising — was
Ocean Division champion San Mateo having to go on the road for
a first-round game. Usually the Ocean Division champion gets a
home game by virtue of being a division champion, but the No. 11
Bearcats will face No. 6 Aptos, which also qualified as a league
champ, thus earning the home game.
Capuchino, which finished in third in the PAL, got the highest
seed of all county teams. The Mustangs were given the No. 2 seed
in Division III — and the first-round bye that comes with it.
***
Hillsdale has coaching openings in its football program. The
school is looking for a varsity defensive coordinator and other var-
sity assistants. The freshman team needs an entire staff — fresh-
man football coach and assistants. For more information, contact
varsity head coach Mike Parodi at mparodi@smuhsd.org.
***
The San Bruno Parks and Recreation District is offering the
22nd annual Coach Rapp’s Summer Slam Basketball League for
boys and girls from fourth grade through seniors in high school.
Chuck Rapp is the boys’ varsity basketball coach at Serra High and
is a three-time Central Coast Section champion.
Games start the beginning of June and run through the end of
July.
For more information, contact Rapp at 872-2332 or the San
Bruno Park and Recreation District at 616-7180.

Nathan Mollat can be reached by email: nathan@smdailyjournal.com


or by phone: (650) 344-5200 ext. 117. You can also follow him on
Twitter@CheckkThissOutt.
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TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN MON
17 18 19 20 21 22 23 MLS STANDINGS AL STANDINGS NL STANDINGS
@Canucks
6:00 p.m.
vs.Canucks
6:00 p.m.
vs.Canucks
noon
EASTERN CONFERENCE AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
Versus Versus Versus W L T Pts GF GA East Division East Division
New York 4 2 3 15 13 6 W L Pct GB W L Pct GB
Tampa Bay 24 17 .585 — Philadelphia 25 15 .625 —
Philadelphia 4 3 2 14 6 6
New York 20 19 .513 3 Florida 23 16 .590 1 1/2
@ Rockies @ Dodgers @ Dodgers vs. A’s vs.A’s vs. A’s Houston 3 3 4 13 13 10 Atlanta 24 19 .558 2 1/2
12:10 p.m. 7:10 p.m. 7:10 p.m. 7:15 p.m. 4:10 p.m. 1:05 p.m. OFF Columbus 3 2 4 13 8 9 Boston 21 20 .512 3
Washington 20 21 .488 5 1/2
CSN-BAY CSN-BAY CSN-BAY CSN-BAY FOX CSN-BAY Toronto 21 20 .512 3 New York 19 21 .475 6
New England 3 3 4 13 9 12
Baltimore 19 21 .475 4 1/2
D.C. 3 4 3 12 13 18 Central Division
Toronto FC 2 4 5 11 11 17 Central Division W L Pct GB
W L Pct GB Cincinnati 23 17 .575 —
vs.Angels vs.Twins vs.Twins @ Giants @ Giants @ Giants @ Angels Chicago 1 3 5 8 12 15
Cleveland 25 13 .658 — St.Louis 23 19 .548 1
7:05 p.m. 7:05 p.m. 12:35 p.m. 7:15 p.m. 4:10 p.m. 1:05 p.m. 7:05 p.m. Sporting K.C. 1 5 1 4 11 17
CSN-CAL CSN-CAL CSN-CAL FOX CSN-CAL Detroit 22 19 .537 4 1/2 Milwaukee 19 21 .475 4
CSN-CAL CSN-CAL
Kansas City 20 20 .500 6 Chicago 17 21 .447 5

5/21 5/28 6/4 6/11 6/17 6/25 7/2 WESTERN CONFERENCE Chicago 17 25 .405 10 Pittsburgh
Houston
18
15
23
26
.439
.366
5 1/2
8 1/2
W L T Pts GF GA Minnesota 12 26 .316 13
vs.NYat West Division
vs. N.E. Rev @ Fire vs.Houston @ United @ KC vs.Galaxy Los Angeles 5 2 5 20 17 12 West Division
Stanford W L Pct GB
7:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 1 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 7p.m. FC Dallas 5 3 2 17 13 10 W L Pct GB
7:30p.m. San Francisco 22 18 .550 —
Real Salt Lake 5 1 1 16 9 2 Los Angeles 22 19 .537 — Colorado 21 18 .538 1/2
Colorado 4 3 3 15 12 10 Texas 22 19 .537 — Los Angeles 19 22 .463 3 1/2
Oakland 20 20 .500 1 1/2
CCS GLANCE Seattle
Portland
3
4
3
3
5
2
14
14
13
12
11
14
Seattle 16 23 .410 5
Arizona
San Diego
17
17
22
23
.436
.425
4 1/2
5
——— ———
BASEBALL No.11 San Mateo (14-4) at No.6 Aptos (21-4),4 p.m. Chivas USA 3 3 3 12 11 9
Division I No. 12 Burlingame (11-16) vs. No. 5 Monterey (21- San Jose 2 4 3 9 10 11
4) at Jack’s Park,6 p.m. Monday’s Games Monday’s Games (All times eastern)
Wednesday St.Louis 3,Philadelphia 1
No.11 Serra (17-11) at No.6 Homestead (17-13-1), No. 13 Willow Glen (18-8-1) at No. 4 Hillsdale (22- Vancouver 1 5 5 8 12 16 Tampa Bay 6,N.Y.Yankees 5
4 p.m. 5),4 p.m. Washington 4,Pittsburgh 2
Toronto 4,Detroit 2
No. 16 Carlmont (18-8) at No. 1 St. Francis (25-5), 4 Division III Cincinnati 7,Chicago Cubs 4
Wednesday NOTE:Three points for victory, one point for tie. Boston 8,Baltimore 7
p.m. Atlanta 3,Houston 2
Division II No.11 Menlo School (9-4) vs.No.6 Carmel (20-6) at Cleveland 19,Kansas City 1 Colorado 7,San Francisco 4
Thursday
No. 14 Hillsdale (17-9) vs. No. 3 Monterey (23-4) at
Carmel Middle School,4 p.m.
No.12 Harker (14-7) at No.5 Notre Dame-Belmont NBA PLAYOFF GLANCE Texas 4,Chicago White Sox 0
L.A.Angels at Oakland,late
Florida at N.Y.Mets,7:10 p.m.
San Diego at Arizona,9:40 p.m.
Sollecito Park,4 p.m. (16-11-1),4 p.m.
Minnesota at Seattle,late Milwaukee at L.A.Dodgers,late
No. 12 El Camino (15-10-1) at No. 5 Los Gatos (20-
9-2),4 p.m.
No.9 San Lorenzo Valley (16-11) at No.8 Terra Nova
(13-13),4 p.m. CONFERENCE FINALS Tuesday’s Games Tuesday’s Games
No. 13 Burlingame (16-11) at No. 4 Los Altos (19- Saturday (Best-of-7) N.Y.Yankees (Nova 3-3) at Tampa Bay (Shields 4-1), Houston (W.Rodriguez 2-3) at Atlanta (D.Lowe 3-
11),4 p.m. No.10 Pacific Grove (15-13)/No.7 Christopher (16- EASTERN CONFERENCE 3:40 p.m. 3),10:05 a.m.
Division III 10) winner vs.No.2 Capuchino (20-6),TBA. Chicago 1,Miami 0 Toronto (Litsch 4-2) at Detroit (Porcello 3-2), 4:05 Pittsburgh (Morton 4-1) at Washington (Zimmer-
Wednesday BOYS’GOLF mann 2-4),10:05 a.m.
Sunday,May 15:Chicago 103,Miami 82 p.m.
No. 14 Scotts Valley (13-13) at No. 3 Menlo School Tuesday San Francisco (J.Sanchez 3-2) at Colorado (Jimenez
Championship round at Rancho Cañada Golf Wednesday,May 18:Miami at Chicago,5:30 p.m. Baltimore (Britton 5-2) at Boston (Wakefield 0-1), 0-3),12:10 p.m.
(22-5),4 p.m. Sunday,May 22:Chicago at Miami,5:30 p.m.
No. 10 Harbor (12-13) at No. 7 Sacred Heart Prep Course,8 a.m. 4:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Garza 2-4) at Cincinnati (Volquez 3-
(16-11),4 p.m. SWIMMING Tuesday,May 24:Chicago at Miami,5:30 p.m. Cleveland (C.Carrasco 1-2) at Kansas City (Mazzaro 1),4:10 p.m.
No.15 Capuchino (15-10-1) at No.2 Carmel (24-3), Friday x-Thursday,May 26:Miami at Chicago,5:30 p.m. 0-0),5:10 p.m. Florida (Nolasco 3-0) at N.Y. Mets (Niese 2-4), 4:10
4 p.m. Preliminaries at Santa Clara International Swim Cen- x-Saturday,May 28:Chicago at Miami,5:30 p.m. p.m.
Texas (Harrison 3-4) at Chicago White Sox (Danks 0-
No. 12 Monte Vista Christian (16-11) at No. 5 Half ter,2 p.m. x-Monday,May 30:Miami at Chicago,5:30 p.m. 6),5:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Oswalt 3-1) at St.Louis (J.Garcia 5-0),
Moon Bay (21-6),4 p.m. Saturday 5:15 p.m.
Finals at Santa Clara International Swim Center, 2 WESTERN CONFERENCE L.A.Angels (Chatwood 2-1) at Oakland (G.Gonzalez San Diego (Stauffer 0-1) at Arizona (D.Hudson 3-5),
SOFTBALL p.m. Oklahoma City vs.Dallas 4-2),7:05 p.m. 6:40 p.m.
Division I TRACK AND FIELD Tuesday,May 17:Oklahoma City at Dallas,6 p.m. Minnesota (Liriano 2-5) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 4- Milwaukee (Wolf 3-3) at L.A.Dodgers (Kuroda 4-3),
Wednesday Saturday Thursday,May 19:Oklahoma City at Dallas,6 p.m. 3),7:10 p.m. 7:10 p.m.
No.12 Wilcox (11-16) at No.5 Carlmont (20-6),4 p.m. Preliminaries at Gilroy High,11 a.m. Saturday,May 21:Dallas at Oklahoma City,6 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Wednesday’s Games
Division II Saturday,May 27 Monday,May 23:Dallas at Oklahoma City,9 p.m. Colorado at Philadelphia,4:05 p.m.
Wednesday N.Y.Yankees at Baltimore,4:05 p.m.
Finals at Gilroy High,6 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Florida,4:10 p.m.
x-Wednesday, May 25: Oklahoma City at Dallas, 6 Tampa Bay at Toronto,4:07 p.m.
p.m. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati,4:10 p.m.
Detroit at Boston,4:10 p.m.
LOCAL SCOREBOARD x-Friday,May 27:Dallas at Oklahoma City,6 p.m.
x-Sunday,May 29:Oklahoma City at Dallas,6 p.m. Cleveland at Chicago White Sox,5:10 p.m.
Washington at N.Y.Mets,4:10 p.m.
Houston at St.Louis,5:15 p.m.
Texas at Kansas City,5:10 p.m. Atlanta at Arizona,6:40 p.m.
SATURDAY FRIDAY Minnesota at Oakland,7:05 p.m. Milwaukee at San Diego,7:05 p.m.
GIRLS’LACROSSE
WBAL championship match
BASEBALL
Carlmont 6,Sequoia 2
NHL PLAYOFF GLANCE L.A.Angels at Seattle,7:10 p.m. San Francisco at L.A.Dodgers,7:10 p.m.
Menlo School 20,Sacred Heart Prep 15 Carlmont 030 000 3 — 6 10 0
Menlo School 14 6 — 20 Sequoia 020 000 0 — 2 6 3 CONFERENCE FINALS TRANSACTIONS
Sacred Heart Prep 7 8 — 15 WP — Levine (3-1, 6-1). S — Bongi (4). LP — (Best-of-7)
SHP goal scorers — Cummings 6;Cody 4;Keller 3; Wasserman.HR — Fink (C).2B — Barret (C);Maulin EASTERN CONFERENCE
Holland 2.Records — Sacred Heart Prep 6-2 WBAL, (S).Multiple hits — Barret 3,Hicks 2 (C);Eliott 2 (S). MLB National League
Tampa Bay 1,Boston 0
17-7 overall. Multiple RBIs — Mauldin (S).Records — Carlmont Saturday,May 14:Tampa Bay 5,Boston 2 MLB—Named John Allen assistant monitor of the CINCINNATI REDS—Placed LHP Aroldis Chapman
9-5 PAL Bay,18-8 overall. Tuesday,May 17:Tampa Bay at Boston,5 p.m. Los Angeles Dodgers. Suspended New York Mets on the 15-day DL.Recalled RHP Jordan Smith from
Thursday,May 19:Boston at Tampa Bay,5 p.m. minor league RHP Edgar Ramirez (Binghamton-EL) Louisville (IL).
COLLEGE BASEBALL 50 games after testing positive for a performance-
NorCal Super Regional Menlo School 10,King’s Academy 1 Saturday,May 21:Boston at Tampa Bay,10:30 a.m. HOUSTON ASTROS—Announced owner Drayton
enhancing substance. McLane agreed to sell the team to a group led by
Sacramento 6,San Mateo 3 King’s Academy 000 000 1 — 1 2 2 x-Monday,May 23:Tampa Bay at Boston,5 p.m.
x-Wednesday,May 25:Boston at Tampa Bay,5 p.m. American League Houston businessman Jim Crane.
San Mateo 100 000 020 — 3 8 2 Menlo School 210 403 x — 10 9 0 BOSTON RED SOX—Place RHP John Lackey on
WP — Bruml. LP — Cox. 3B — Ryles (MS). 2B — x-Friday,May 27:Tampa Bay at Boston,5 p.m. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Activated RHP Roy
Sacramento 000 302 10x — 6 8 2 15-Day DL.Recalled RHP Scott Atchison from Paw-
Benton (MS).Multiple hits — Avis 2,Mayer 2 (MS). tucket (IL). Oswalt from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Vance
CSM season over WESTERN CONFERENCE Worley to Lehigh Valley (IL).
Multiple RBIs — Bruml 2, Mayer 2, Ryles 2, CLEVELAND INDIANS—Placed OF Grady Size-
WP — DeVore (11-0). S — Martin. LP — Chavez Diekroeger 2 (MS). Records — Menlo School 9-1 Vancouver 1,San Jose 0
(6-3).3B — Maffei (CSM);Brooks (Sac).2B — Maf- more on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 11. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Claimed RHP Jess Todd
WBAL,22-5 overall; King’s Academy 4-6,9-16-2. Sunday,May 15:Vancouver 3,San Jose 2 off waivers from the N.Y.Yankees.Transferred RHP
fei, Killeen, Feliciano (CSM); Brooks, Miller, Pudwell Wednesday,May 18:San Jose at Vancouver,6 p.m. Recalled OF Travis Buck from Columbus (IL).
(Sac). Multiple hits — Maffei 2, Feliciano 2 (CSM); SEATTLE MARINERS—Released OF Milton Bryan Augenstein from 15-day to 60-day DL.
Friday,May 20:Vancouver at San Jose,6 p.m.
Brooks 2 (Sac). RBIs — Goldenberg, Kileen (CSM); Burlingame 4,Menlo-Atherton 1 Sunday,May 22:Vancouver at San Jose,noon Bradley. NFL
Miller 2, Armstrong, Pudwell (Sac). Records — San Menlo-Atherton 010 000 0 — 1 6 5 x-Tuesday,May 24:San Jose at Vancouver,6 p.m. TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Placed 1B Adam Lind on MIAMI DOLPHINS—Named Mark Brockelman
Mateo 25-12 overall; Sacramento 23-17. Burlingame 300 100 x — 4 3 2 x-Thursday,May 26:Vancouver at San Jose,6 p.m. the 15-day DL,retroactive to May 8.Purchased the senior vice president/chief financial and adminis-
WP — Grotz.S — Ferrari. x-Saturday,May 28:San Jose at Vancouver,5 p.m. contract of OF Eric Thames from Las Vegas (PCL). trative officer.

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Study:Electronic
medical records The disease standoff
are vulnerable How to square budget cuts, need for aging research
By Lauran Neergaard
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS “Nobody wants to say Alzheimer’s is worse
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
than diabetes or heart disease or cancer....[But] part of
WASHINGTON — How can Alzheimer’s
WASHINGTON — The nation’s push to research receive more scarce dollars without the problem now with all the pressure to cut the budget ...
computerize medical records has failed to cutting from areas like heart disease or can- is that for Alzheimer’s to get more,something else has to lose.”
fully address longstanding security gaps that cer?
expose patients’ most sensitive information to In one of the stark realities of the budget cri- — Dr.Sam Gandy,a prominent neuroscientist at New York’s Mount Sinai School of Medicine
hackers and snoops, government investigators sis, scientists’ chances of winning research
warn. dollars from the National Institutes of Health bling for funds to study a potential dementia could be halved merely by finding a way to
Two reports released Tuesday by the inspec- for any condition have dipped to a new low. drug after losing out on an NIH aging grant. delay people getting Alzheimer’s by five
tor general of the Health and Human Services “We are clearly not able to support a lot of The NIH pays for much of the nation’s lead- years.
Department find that the drive to connect hos- great science that we would like to support,” ing biomedical research. Republicans and Monday, Republican presidential contender
pitals and doctors so they can share patient NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins told senators Democrats alike have long been staunch sup- Newt Gingrich jumped into the debate, saying
data electronically is being layered on a sys- last week. This year, for every six grant appli- porters. But the agency’s nearly $31 billion that over the next four decades Alzheimer’s
tem that already has glaring privacy problems. cations that NIH receives, “five of them are budget offers an example of the hard choices could cost the government a total of $20 tril-
Connecting it up could open new pathways going to go begging.” facing lawmakers, especially if they’re to lion. He suggested selling U.S. bonds to raise
for hackers, investigators say. That’s down from nearly 1 in 3 grants fund- meet House calls for a drastic scale-back of money for research rather than have the dis-
The market for illicit health care informa- ed a decade ago, and 1 in 5 last year. And it overall government spending. ease compete each year for a share of the fed-
tion is booming. In recent years, the case of a comes before the looming fight over how Consider aging issues. eral budget.
former UCLA Medical Center worker who much more to cut in overall government The NIH spends about $469 million on “We are grotesquely underfunded,”
sold details from the files of actress Farah spending for next year, and where to make Alzheimer’s research, says a new report from Gingrich said of health research dollars.
Fawcett, singer Britney Spears and others to those cuts. the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America that The Alzheimer’s Foundation report goes
the National Enquirer gained notoriety. Already, a new report says one of the criticizes overall aging research as “a minus- beyond dementia, finding that the National
Most cases don’t involve celebrities or get biggest losers is aging research, despite a rap- cule and declining investment.” Institute on Aging receives 3.6 cents for every
much attention. Yet fraudsters covet health About 5.4 million Americans now have dollar Congress sends to the NIH. Cancer and
idly graying population that promises a wors-
care records, since they contain identifiers Alzheimer’s disease, and studies suggest heart disease get nearly three to four times as
ening epidemic of dementia, among other ill-
such as names, birth dates and Social Security health and nursing home expenditures for it much. Despite the tough economic times, the
nesses.
numbers that can be used to construct a false cost more than $170 billion a year, much of it foundation has joined with other groups lob-
“Nobody wants to say Alzheimer’s is worse
identity or send Medicare bogus bills. paid by Medicare and Medicaid. bying for an extra $300 million for the aging
than diabetes or heart disease or cancer,” says
The shortcomings in the system “need to be NIH’s Collins told a Senate appropriations institute’s overall work next year, to boost its
addressed to ensure a secure environment for Dr. Sam Gandy, a prominent neuroscientist at
New York’s Mount Sinai School of Medicine. subcommittee that there’s a “very frightening budget to $1.4 billion.
health data,” said the main report, adding that cost curve.” In 2050, when more than 13 mil- Competition for today’s dollars is fierce,
the findings “raise concern” about the effec- But “part of the problem now with all the
pressure to cut the budget ... is that for lion Americans are projected to have with applications up 60 percent at the aging
tiveness of security safeguards for personal Alzheimer’s, the bill is expected to reach a
Alzheimer’s to get more, something else has
to lose,” adds Gandy. His own lab is scram- staggering $1 trillion. But he said that cost See CUTS, Page 18
See RECORDS, Page 18
THE DAILY JOURNAL HEALTH Tuesday • May 17, 2011 17

Study challenges rural lack of access to surgery


By Lindsey Tanner that for all but one of the opera-
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS tions — abdominal aortic
aneurysms.
CHICAGO — A surprising Rural residents were almost 20
study of nearly 46 million percent more likely to have heart
Medicare patients says older resi- valve replacements, and about 15
dents in rural areas are more like- percent more likely to get knee or
ly to have any of nine common hip replacements or spine fusion
surgeries than people in cities. surgery. Smaller but still notewor-
Back surgery, hip and knee thy differences were found for
replacements and prostate removal prostate surgery, appendectomies,
were among the operations per- surgery to remove neck artery
formed more often in rural blockages, and surgery to fix bro-
Medicare patients, the study ken hips.
found. Emergency surgeries and An Archives critique says the
elective operations alike were study raises hard questions.
more common among rural resi- “We have been led to believe
dents. that patients in rural areas lack
The results seem to challenge appropriate access to surgery.
the idea that city dwellers have Although this may be true for spe-
better access to medical care, but cific areas, it does not seem to be
experts say the research raises true for the nation as a whole,”
more questions than it answers. Massachusetts General Hospital
“When I first saw the result, I surgeon Dr. George Velmahos
looked at it and said maybe I got it wrote.
backwards,” said lead author Dr. Dr. Sam Finlayson, a Dartmouth
Mark Francis, a researcher at Medical School surgeon and
Texas Tech University Health researcher, called the results
Sciences Center in El Paso. The provocative but said, “I don’t
study doesn’t indicate where rural think this study can negate all of
residents had surgery. It’s likely the evidence that there are pockets
Emergency surgeries and elective operations alike are more common among rural residents.
many had to travel some distance, of problems with access to surgi-
which would be risky when urgent sicker, getting treatment they old, Francis said the results likely They compared surgery rates cal care across rural America.”
surgery is needed. don’t need, or more likely to delay reflect current practice and noted among residents in regions 7 to 10 Other research has suggested
The study didn’t report on how treatment for aches and pains until that he had found similar trends — the most rural — with the most there’s a growing shortage of sur-
the patients fared after their oper- they worsen and require surgery. going back to the 1990s. He said urban areas. geons in rural America. But Keith
ations. Nor did it say whether It’s also possible rural residents it’s unlikely the recession had The study was released Monday Mueller, a rural health expert at
rural residents had worse health have less access to non-surgical much impact because these in the Archives of Surgery. the University of Iowa, said the
overall than city dwellers, treatments, or view them as less patients are covered by Medicare. Francis said colleagues told new study raises the “so what?”
although some previous research desirable. But the real reasons The researchers used ZIP codes him, “If you find a 5 percent dif- question if people lacking local
has suggested that is generally can’t be gleaned from the study, and a government classification ference, that would be a big differ- access can get surgery elsewhere.
true. which was a data analysis on all system that designates regions on ence from a public health policy Even so, he said, it still may be
The authors say their findings Medicare patients in 2006. a 10-point scale, with 1 being the view.” But the contrast between more appropriate to have more of
could mean that rural residents are Though the cases are five years most urban and 10 the most rural. the two groups was larger than those services locally.
18 Tuesday • May 17, 2011 HEALTH/WORLD THE DAILY JOURNAL

Around the world


War crimes prosecutor
seeks arrest of Gadhafi
Zurich voters keep ‘suicide tourism’alive
By Jphn Heilprin and has been since 1941, provided the helper it would propose new rules to restrict their
TRIPOLI, Libya — The International THE ASSOCIATED PRESS isn’t a medical doctor and doesn’t personal- work. Government officials have said they
Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor sought ly benefit from a patient’s death. About 200 want to cut down on suicide tourism, and
arrest warrants Monday for ZURICH — Voters in Zurich have over- people a year commit suicide in Zurich. that a majority of the groups and local gov-
Libyan leader Moammar whelmingly rejected calls to ban assisted “It’s everybody’s own decision. It must be ernments they consulted were in favor of
Gadhafi, his son and the suicide or to outlaw the practice for nonresi- allowed — they do it anyway,” said Felix drawing up stricter rules to govern assisted
country’s intelligence chief dents. Gutjahr, a Zurich voter who opposed the bal- suicide groups.
for authorizing the killing Zurich’s cantonal voters by about a 4-to-1 lot initiatives. The Federal Democratic Union and the
of civilians in a crackdown margin Sunday defeated both measures that Other Zurich residents said they also Evangelical Party had sought the bans, one
on anti-government rebels. had been pushed by political and religious believe it’s a matter of personal freedom, of which would have required at least one
Gadhafi’s government conservatives. though some expressed unease and concern year’s residency in the canton of Zurich
denied the allegations. Out of more than 278,000 ballots cast, that Zurich has become something of a before being able to make use of legal assist-
The call for the inquest the initiative to ban assisted suicide was tourist destination for hundreds of people, ed suicide. But both right-wing and left-
Moammar was the first such action in wing parties campaigned against that.
opposed by 85 percent of voters and the mainly other Europeans, and a few
Gadhafi the Netherlands-based court Americans, who each year visit because they The Swiss group Dignitas helps people
initiative to outlaw it for foreigners was
linked to the Arab uprisings. turned down by 78 percent, according to want to end their lives. commit suicide legally. More than 1,000 for-
It opened another potential front against Zurich authorities. Last year, the Swiss government rejected eigners gained assistance from the group last
Gadhafi’s regime even as the autocratic leader year, more than half of them from Germany.
Assisted suicide is legal in Switzerland, calls to ban assisted suicide groups but said
stands firm against widening NATO airstrikes
and rebels with growing international backing.
requirements for safely transmitting comput- penalties to encourage hospitals and doctors’
U.S., Pakistan try to salvage ties
ISLAMABAD — A top U.S. emissary
warned Pakistan on Monday that “actions not
RECORDS
Continued from page 16
erized medical data.
However, that same agency has not issued
general security requirements for the comput-
offices to adopt electronic medical records.
Incentive payments could total as much as
$27 billion over 10 years. Providers who
words” are needed to tackle militant sanctuar- er systems at hospitals and doctors’ offices, insist on clinging to paper records will even-
ies, as the two countries tried to salvage their systems on which the information would be tually face cuts in Medicare payments.
health care information.
relationship two weeks after the U.S. raid that President Barack Obama has set a goal for created, shared and stored. It’s a little like put- Responsibility for computer security is
killed Osama bin Laden in a garrison town every American to have a secure electronic ting a big lock on the front door of the house, divided among several agencies in the Health
close to the national capital. health record by 2014. Eventually, hospitals but leaving the garage door open. and Human Services Department. The main
Sen. John Kerry, the first high-level To underscore the point, the second audit ones are a unit called the Office of the
and doctors would be able to share instantly
American official to visit Islamabad since the examined computer security at seven large National Coordinator, which is spearheading
patients’ clinical information online. That
May 2 death of the al-Qaida leader, said hospitals in different states and found 151 the drive to computerize records, and the
could prevent life-threatening medical mis-
Pakistan agreed to take several “specific steps” security vulnerabilities, from ineffective wire- Office of Civil Rights, which oversees the
immediately to improve ties. takes like giving a patient unconscious in the
emergency room a drug to which he’s allergic. less encryption to a taped-over door lock on a enforcement of existing privacy laws.
But he did not say whether those steps
It could also save money by cutting duplica- room used for data storage. The auditors clas- The inspector general said the coordinator’s
include what the U.S. wants most: action
against the Haqqani network and other Taliban tive lab tests and scans. sified 4 out of 5 of the weaknesses uncovered office has not asserted sufficient leadership on
factions sheltering in Pakistan and killing Auditors for the inspector general did find as “high impact,” meaning they could result in security, and the civil rights unit needs to
American troops in neighboring Afghanistan. that the government agency leading the push costly losses, even injury and death. redouble efforts to safeguard electronic priva-
for electronic records has put in place some The government is offering rewards and cy.
Vatican suggests bishops
report abuse to police
CUTS
NIH’s budget in the early 2000s, an invest- some early-circulating House plans to curb
ment that helped speed the genetic revolution health spending, “severe reductions to NIH
VATICAN CITY — The Vatican has told
bishops around the world that it is important to and thus a host of new projects that scientists research would be unavoidable. That doesn’t
cooperate with police in reporting priests who Continued from page 16 are clamoring to try. make sense.” Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan.,
rape and molest children and asked them to But in more recent years, economists say pushed Collins to make the case that invest-
develop guidelines for preventing sex abuse by NIH’s budget hasn’t kept pace with medical ments in medical research really can pay off.
division alone since 2003. Aging chief Dr. inflation, and this year Congress cut overall Collins’ response: Four decades of NIH-led
next May. But Monday’s letter from the Richard Hodes says last year, his institute
Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith NIH funding by 1 percent, less than expected research revealed how arteries get clogged
couldn’t pay for about half of what were after a protracted battle. and spurred development of cholesterol-fight-
made no provision to ensure the bishops actu- ranked as the most outstanding applications
ally follow the guidelines, and victims groups The Obama administration has sought near- ing statin drugs, helping lead to a 60 percent
for research projects. Still, he hopes to fund
immediately denounced the recommendations ly $32 billion for next year, and prospects for drop in heart-disease deaths. Averaged out,
more scientists this year by limiting the num-
as “dangerously flawed” because they stress avoiding a cut instead are far from clear. Sen. that research cost about $3.70 per person per
ber who get especially large grants.
the exclusive authority of bishops to determine What’s the squeeze? Congress doubled the Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, who chairs the subcom- year, “the cost of a latte, and not even a grande
the credibility of abuse allegations. mittee that oversees the issue, warns that under latte,” Collins told lawmakers.
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GRAD
“June-Nesha has been a pleasure to
have in class. When she first came to me,
she was very quiet. She had not done
well in school, but then she turned it all
Calendar
Continued from page 1 TUESDAY, MAY 17 Social Hall, 850 Burlingame Ave.,
around. She pushed past the hurdles of Food Addicts in Recovery Burlingame. Seniors and their loved
not liking certain subjects, and she fin- Anonymous. 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. ones (spouses, children and care-
A self-described happy and sweet ished school with hard work and deter- Sequoia Health and Wellness givers) are invited and encouraged
child, Houston participated in activities Center, 749 Brewster Ave., to attend the free event. Participants
mination. I have seen her blossom into a Redwood City. A 12-step recovery include a geriatric psychologist, a
like Girl Scouts and track throughout self-confident young woman,” said program for anyone suffering from fiduciary and financial planner, a
elementary and middle schools. food obsession, overeating, under- social worker, ombudsman, therapist
teacher Nikki Thompson. eating or bulimia. Free. For more and concierge. For more information
Houston bounced around in high Thompson wasn’t the only one to information visit foodaddicts.org. call (415) 690-6944.
schools ultimately attending Lincoln notice the changes in Houston. San Mateo Newcomers Club FRIDAY, MAY 20
High School in San Francisco,
Capuchino High School in San Bruno, June-Nesha “I watched as June-Nesha gained con-
fidence in herself as a student and also as
Luncheon. Noon. Terrace Cafe, El
Rancho Inn, 1109 El Camino Real,
Moving Sale. Noon to 4 p.m. 845
Chadbourne Ave., Millbrae. Entire
Millbrae. Speaker Judith L. London contents of home for sale —
South San Francisco High School and
Baden High School before finishing her
Michelle Houston a mother. As a mother, she is raising a Ph.D. will talk about how to keep
your brain in shape. $25 Payment
antiques, furniture, toys, tools,
china, silver and more. For more
happy, healthy daughter and is taking due May 10. For more information
diploma at South San Francisco Adult Age:18
responsibility to create a bright future call 349-1761.
information email
City of residence: skennedy@email.com.
School. The frequent location changes for herself and her family. June-Nesha
South San Francisco American Legion Service Officer
came for a variety of reasons. One What are your plans should be proud and recognized for her Business Assistance Workshop.
Questioning Session. Noon to 7 1:30 p.m. College of San Mateo,
move, for example, happened after the after high school?: accomplishments,” said Teenage Parents p.m. San Bruno Post 409, 757 San 1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo.
apartment below where her family lived After high school,I
Program Coordinator Meredith Holden.
Mateo Ave., San Bruno. The Discussions will include: small busi-
plan on going to San American Legion, the nation’s ness financing programs, tax com-
caught fire. Their apartment had smoke Houston plans to attend San Francisco largest veteran’s organization, is pliance issues, tax incentives and
Francisco City College
damage, which was unhealthy for her to train as an X-ray City College in the fall in hopes of
inviting all wartime era veterans in much more. For more information
the area to join them in providing a
brother who has asthma. Finally, technician. becoming an X-ray technician. And she service to the community and veter-
call 349-1900.
Houston moved in with her grandmoth- Favorite subject in
credits her daughter as the inspiration to ans of this area. For more informa- Norwegian Holiday Celebration. 7
er. high school: I like tion call 701-0082. p.m. Highland Community Club,
history,because my teacher Mr.McGowan reach that goal. 1665 Fernside St., Redwood City.
About a year ago, Saniyah Lynnice was cool “She made my goals more important, Phase2Careers Orientation. 9 a.m. Children $6, Adults, $20. For more
Houston Gonzalez was born. Houston Silicon Valley Community information call 851-1463.
What will you miss most about high and I now have a life-long friend,” she Foundation, 1300 S. El Camino
was happy to learn about the little bun- school: My favorite part about high school Real, San Mateo. Come and learn
was learning cool stuff. said. about upcoming Phase2Careers pro-
Menlo Park Chorus Spring
dle of joy, noting she always wanted to Concert. 7:30 p.m. Trinity
What is the biggest lesson you’ve learned grams, how to access programs and
be a mom. thus far in life: Is that you can surprise services and the benefits of mem-
Episcopal Church, 330 Ravenswood
Great Grads is in its sixth year profil- Ave., Menlo Park. Featuring a wide
“She’s smart; she is my life and my yourself with the challenges you can bership. Free. For more information
range of music from classical pieces
ing one graduating senior from each of call 574-1766.
everything; my motivation,” she said. overcome. to a Rodgers and Hammerstein med-
our local schools. Schools have the ley. $15 for adults, $12 for seniors
Being a parent did make getting to Brain Fitness. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. 250
Baden and South San Francisco Adult option to participate. Those that choose Myrtle Road, Burlingame. For more and students, free for children under
school, or really any appointment, more 12. For more information visit men-
School, Houston participated in the to participate are asked to nominate one information and to RSVP call 343-
loparkchorus.org.
challenging. Houston had to work hard 2747.
Teen-Aged Parents Program, which student who deserves recognition.
to balance the new parental responsibili- Gluten Free and Dairy Free: Little Shop of Horrors. 8 p.m.
ty while finishing school. works with new parents to teach life Demo and Testing. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Boxcar Theatre Playhouse, 505
New Leaf Community Markets, 150 Natoma St., San Francisco. Come
She enrolled in the adult school in skills in cooperation with academic les- Heather Murtagh can be reached by email: and enjoy this black comedy about a
San Mateo Road, Half Moon Bay. A
December, which gave Houston more sons. She’s also the treasurer at her heather@smdailyjournal.com or by phone: Gluten-free/Casein-free diet rare and exotic plant with a taste for
human blood. For more information
flexibility since she has a child. At daughter’s preschool. (650) 344-5200 ext. 105. requires some creativity. Let Chef
call (415) 776-1747.
Amy Fothergill show you how to
create some delicious dishes that
will taste like what you remember. O’Connor World Premier. 8 p.m.

FRY
sador between the cities and firefighters operations. Free. For more information call First United Methodist Church, 625
and did it without grandstanding or fan- “I can’t imagine a better fire chief,” (831) 466-9060. Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto. New
Century Chamber Orchestra cele-
fare. He did it simply and well.” Lieberman said. WEDNESDAY, MAY 18 brates its last series of the season
Fry started with the Belmont Fire He would prefer, however, that Fry Kiwanis Club of San Mateo with the World Premier of
Continued from page 1 Meeting. 12:10 p.m. Poplar Creek ‘Elevations,’ a new work by
Protection District in 1975. would stick around long enough to get Grill Municipal Golf Course, 1700 American bluegrass, country and
“I started on the bottom and worked the cities through the dissolution Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo. classical fiddler. $35. For more
Andy Klein. every position in the organization,” Fry process. Group meets every Wednesday. information and tickets call (415)
RSVP required. For more informa- 392-4400.
Klein called Fry a “voice of reason” as “Having Doug is the best option but
said yesterday. tion or to register call (415) 309-
the two cities struggled to negotiate a the talent is there around him to lead,” 6467. SATURDAY, MAY 21
Fry said he did not want to be in the Soul Stroll for Health. 9 a.m.
new funding formula to keep the depart- Lieberman said.
way as the two cities embark on different Healthy Cleaning and Coyote Point Park, 1701 Coyote
ment intact. San Carlos opted to dissolve the Detoxification. 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 Point Drive, San Mateo. Join us for
paths regarding fire service. p.m. New Leaf Community a stroll or roll along the Bay and
Come October, Belmont will likely department after its share to fund it,
have its own stand-alone fire department “Fire service is slow to change and it Markets, 150 San Mateo Road, Half visit the health and resource fair for
based on population, assessed property Moon Bay. Sarah Rothman, information and health education
as San Carlos will partner with Redwood will be a little uncomfortable,” he said. Naturopathic Doctor, will give a lec- materials that promote a healthy
“I don’t want to be in the way of what- value and calls for service, went up ture discussing: What is detoxify- lifestyle. For more information and
City to provide the service. beyond what was expected. ing?; How do you know if you are to register visit aachac.org.
Belmont Mayor Coralin Feierbach is ever changes come.” toxic?; Heavy Metal and Chemical
He is confident, though, that the cur- Belmont Councilman Dave Warden Analysis and Testing Options; Signs 24th Annual U.S.-Japan
not sure, however, how her city will said Fry did an “incredible” job despite and Symptoms of Toxic Burden; Friendship Cup Tennis
manage the transition to a new depart- rent crop of battalion chiefs can get both Detox Questionnaire; Ways to Tournament. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
cities through the dissolution process. the contentious relationship between the Reduce your Exposure; Mills High School, 400 Murchinson
ment without Fry at the helm. cities. Naturopathic Approaches to detoxi- Drive, Millbrae. Started in 1987, this
“I don’t know how we will make it “The department is taking a new direc- fication; Basic Dietary; and, tournament was launched to build
tion and entering a new era. Sometimes “He’s had to put up with a lot,” Lifestyle tips for Detoxification.
through dissolution without him,” Warden said. “Most would have run Free. For more information call friendships between the peoples of
it’s better if I’m not here,” Fry said. (831) 466-9060. Japan and the United States on the
Feierbach said. courts. $40. For more information
His retirement becomes effective at screaming but he stuck it out.”
Fry already weathered one dissolution Get a Solar Home Now: How call (415) 986-5383.
the end of June. Both cities pay roughly $7 million to Installing Solar Power Can Power
process back in 2005 when the South
One of his biggest joys was watching fund the department. the World. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Volunteer Recruitment Open
County Fire Authority, a 26-year part- Foster City Council Chambers, 620 House at Filoli. 9:30 a.m. to 11:30
young firefighters develop and mature Fry’s salary was in the $250,000 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. A a.m. 86 Cañada Road, Woodside.
nership between Belmont and San
with the department. range. presentation on solar options and Attendees will have the opportunity
Carlos, was disbanded. costs, with light refreshments at to learn about the many, varied ways
“I hired them and promoted them and He plans to spend his retirement trav- 6:30 p.m. Free. For more informa- to volunteer at Filoli in areas such as
Feierbach credits Fry with getting the
watched them grow. I’ve got T-shirts that eling, spending time with the grandchil- tion or to RSVP email House and Garden Self-Guided
fire department back together after the gogreen@fostercity.org. Docents, Member Services, Visitor
are older than some of these guys,” he dren and relaxing at his second home in
South County Fire Authority dissolved. Services, the Ambassador Program,
said. Montana. Are You Getting Your Point the Café and the Garden Shop. Free.
He was named interim chief of the Across? 7 p.m. 282 Redwood For more information call 364-8300
South County Fire Authority back in Belmont Councilman Warren Shores Parkway, Redwood City. Is ext. 300.
your speaking compelling to others?
2005 after Chuc Lowden retired. Lieberman said Fry set the department Bill Silverfarb can be reached by email: sil- Does it draw them in and make them For more events visit
“Doug put it back together again,” up for future success by securing mil- want to listen to you? Get tools and smdailyjournal.com, click Calendar.
verfarb@smdailyjournal.com or by phone: get heard. Free. For more informa-
Feierbach said. “He was a great ambas- lions in grants for new equipment and (650) 344-5200 ext. 106. tion call 888-9268.
San Mateo Homeowner Energy

PG&E
aster that killed eight people to bring to ing, according to the response letter to Efficiency Workshop. 7 p.m. to 9
light the ramifications of $183 million in Speier. p.m. San Mateo City Council
Chambers, 330 West 20th Ave., San
under-spending.” “PG&E’s performance in the 1990s Mateo. A community workshop to
The CPUC findings on the under- undercuts its opposition today to safety introduce San Mateo residents to
Continued from page 1 arguments supporting the hydrostatic several residential energy efficiency
spending underscores its need to closely programs available through the
monitor PG&E’s decision-making on testing of all pre-1962 transmission lines County and the City. Free. For more
more in funds as part of the GPRP the operation of its natural gas pipelines, in use in highly populated areas,” Speier information email cgilmore@city-
between 1987 and 1999 than was actual- ofsanmateo.org.
Speier wrote. wrote in the statement.
ly spent,” according to a response letter The CPUC has opened a proceeding to Overall, PG&E spent slightly more THURSDAY, MAY 19
from CPUC to Speier. evaluate new natural gas rules, the sub- than $2 billion on pipeline work since My Liberty San Mateo Meeting. 6
p.m. American Legion Hall, 130
Speier specifically asked the CPUC 1987.
ject of which was a public participation South Blvd., San Mateo. My Liberty
whether PG&E used all the approved PG&E officials did not comment on is a group dedicated to a constitu-
funding for replacing the transmission hearing last night in Santa Rosa, CPUC tionally limited government based
spokesman Andrew Kotch said yester- the $183 million yesterday but did say on the principles of individual free-
line in San Bruno. the company is committed to making the dom, the sanctity of private property,
The utility is now required to file a day. fiscal responsibility and the free
The CPUC has already had two public pipeline system safer. market. Free. For more information
safety report twice per year on its opera- “There is no greater responsibility visit mylibertysanmateo.com.
tion, inspection and replacement of participation hearings, in San Bruno and
Los Angeles, to hear public testimony than operating a safe and reliable natural ‘Growing Your Own Organic
pipelines with full scrutiny placed on gas pipeline system for our customers
related to gas pipeline safety and the Garden’ Workshop. 7 p.m. to 9
how authorized money is spent. and we will continue to work with our p.m. Millbrae Library Community
“Obviously, this degree of monitoring CPUC’s regulation of natural gas trans- Room, 1 Library Ave., Millbrae. A
mission and distribution pipelines, regulators and public safety officials as free workshop, sponsored by the city
didn’t exist when PG&E decided to we move forward,” PG&E spokesman of Millbrae’s Recycling and Waste
forgo replacing aging pipelines in San Kotch said. Prevention Program, on how to grow
The CPUC first noted PG&E was Brittany Chord said yesterday.
Bruno in the early 1990s. In fact, PG&E a bountiful and sustainable spring
underspending on its pipeline replace- vegetable garden. Free. For more
decided not to replace the very pipelines information call 259-2339.
it is now going to spend millions to ment program back in 1995 when it Bill Silverfarb can be reached by email: sil-
hydro-test.” Speier wrote in a prepared reduced authorized funding to more Senior Care 101. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
verfarb@smdailyjournal.com or by phone: Burlingame Recreation Center
statement. “It is tragic that it took a dis- closely match what PG&E was spend- (650) 344-5200 ext. 106.
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TERMS & CONDITIONS PET GROOMER - for a shop in Belmont. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
The San Mateo Daily Journal Classi- Must have experience with grooming all STATEMENT #244785 STATEMENT #244463
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• Car Allowance The following person is doing business
106 Tutoring CAREGIVERS • Paid insurance w/life & dental as: SBM Management Services, LP,
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ing owner: Charles Somers, 3640 Wind-
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The following persons are doing busi-
ness as: Speedy Panini, 108 42nd. Ave.,
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tered by the following owners: Graziano
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Italian excellent benefits! Arnold Ave. MCCLELLAN, CA 95652 to, 2211 Lake Road, Belmont, CA 94002.
Drivers preferred. The business is conducted by a Limited The business is conducted by a General
Partnershipn. The registrants com- Partnership. The registrants commenced
Certificated Local Call Claudia at menced to transact business under the to transact business under the FBN on
(650) 556-9906 SALES/MARKETING FBN on 04/01/2011.
Teacher www.homesweethomecare.com NEED RELIABLE people to set Appoint-
ments at local Sears store. $14 - $16+
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Sales experience a plus! jump into the business arena with both ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
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Sales • Repairs • Rentals pay & benefits, Sign-on bonus, 1yr exp tures and interviews. Photo interns al- personal effects and/or business ef- owner: George Michael Flanigan, 270
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Matched Caregivers (650)839-2273,
so welcome. fects of: Ariel Levy, Alice Hamilton,
Tony Heo, Dennis Hession, Cecile
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CA 94062. The business is conducted
(408)280-7039 or (888)340-2273 We expect a commitment of four to 127 Elderly Care Jeanne, Rosalyn Kulick, Cheryl by an Individual. The registrants com-
363 Grand Ave. eight hours a week for at least four McEwen, and Lucretia Montgomery. menced to transact business under the
So. San Francisco months. The internship is unpaid, but
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terns have progressed in time into
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sor-County Clerk on 04/28/11. (Publish-
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bronsteinmusic.com Pre-visited, pre-measured leads! porters. The San Mateo Daily Journal’s CA 94010. ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
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Mr. Tadish (650)372-2810 Please send a cover letter describing find information on family STATEMENT #244774
or Part Time, Experienced, Senior Help- resources in the local area, STATEMENT #244522
ers, (650)343-6771 Call 11 am - 1 pm only your interest in newspapers, a resume The following person is doing business
The following person is doing business
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ply, you should familiarize yourself ins Rd., Suite 112, Millbrae, CA 94030 is Of The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer
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getic, nice voice, heavy phone sales, CA 94066. The business is conducted istered by the following owner: The Bon-
flex hours. Salary & commission, Send your information via e-mail to by an Individual. The registrants com- nie J. Addario A Breath Away From The
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ular mail to 800 S. Claremont St #210, FBN on 05/01/11. is conducted by a Corporation. The reg-
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203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices Drabble Drabble Drabble
NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
TS No. 09-0164803 STATEMENT #244435 STATEMENT #244321
Title Order No. 09-8-508629 The following person is doing business The following person is doing business
APN No. 032-303-200 as: Structure Hair Design, 321 Westlake as: BNW Studio, 1275 El Camino
YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A Center, DALY CITY, CA 94015 is hereby Real,#302, Millbrae, CA 94030 is hereby
DEED OF TRUST, DATED 03/08/2006. registered by the following owner: Carey registered by the following owner: Yong
UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PRO- Chiu, 8 Wilshire Ct., Daly City, CA Xue, same address. The business is
TECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE 94015. The business is conducted by an conducted by an Individual. The regis-
SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU Individual. The registrants commenced to trants commenced to transact business
NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NA- transact business under the FBN on under the FBN on
TURE OF THE PROCEEDING /s/ Carey Chiu / /s/ Yong Xue /
AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CON- This statement was filed with the Asses- This statement was filed with the Asses-
TACT A LAWYER." Notice is hereby sor-County Clerk on 04/21/11. (Publish- sor-County Clerk on 04/14/11. (Publish-
given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant 04/26/11, 05/03/11, 05/10/11, 05/17/11). 05/03/11, 05/10/11, 05/17/11, 05/24/11).
to the Deed of Trust executed by MAN-
UEL A RIVERA, A MARRIED MAN AS
HIS SOLE & SEPARATE PROPERTY,
dated 03/08/2006 and recorded FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
03/14/06, as Instrument No. 2006- STATEMENT #244426 STATEMENT #244558 Over the Hedge Over the Hedge Over the Hedge
036145, in Book , Page ), of Official Re- The following person is doing business The following person is doing business
cords in the office of the County Record- as: Gil. Principles, 893 Cabot Lane, Fos- as: App Garden Entertainment, 33 Mira-
er of San Mateo County, State of Califor- ter City, CA 94404 is hereby registered monte Ct., SAN CARLOS, CA 94070 is
nia, will sell on 05/24/2011 at 12:30PM, by the following owner: Kevin Adolph, hereby registered by the following owner:
At the Marshall Street entrance to the same address. The business is conduct- Liliana B. Condrey, same address. The
Hall of Justice, 400 County Center, Red- ed by an Individual. The registrants com- business is conducted by an Individual.
wood City, San Mateo County, CA at menced to transact business under the The registrants commenced to transact
public auction, to the highest bidder for FBN on business under the FBN on N/A.
cash or check as described below, paya- /s/ Kevin L. Adolph / /s/ Liliana B. Condrey /
ble in full at time of sale, all right, title, This statement was filed with the Asses- This statement was filed with the Asses-
and interest conveyed to and now held sor-County Clerk on 04/21/11. (Publish- sor-County Clerk on 04/28/2011. (Pub-
by it under said Deed of Trust, in the ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal,
property situated in said County and 04/26/11, 05/03/11, 05/10/11, 05/17/11). 05/10/11, 05/17/11, 05/24/11, 05/31/11).
State and as more fully described in the
above referenced Deed of Trust. The
street address and other common desig-
nation, if any, of the real property descri- FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
bed above is purported to be: 128 STATEMENT #244419 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
NORTH RAILROAD AVENUE, SAN MA- The following person is doing business STATEMENT #244593
TEO, CA, 94401. The undersigned as: Universal Broadcast, 341 B Street, The following person is doing business
Trustee disclaims any liability for any in- South San Francisco, CA 94080 is here- as: Lazar Machining, Inc., 1001 Center
correctness of the street address and by registered by the following owner: Street, SAN CARLOS, CA 94070 is here-
other common designation, if any, Jonathan Lee, same address. The busi-
ness is conducted by an Individual. The
by registered by the following owner: 296 Appliances 203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices
shown herein. The total amount of the Lazar Machining, Inc., CA. The business
unpaid balance with interest thereon of registrants commenced to transact busi- is conducted by a Corporation. The reg-
ness under the FBN on RCA VACUUM tube manual '42 $25.
the obligation secured by the property to istrants commenced to transact business (650)593-8880
/s/ Jonathan Lee /

LEGAL NOTICES
be sold plus reasonable estimated under the FBN on N
costs, expenses and advances at the This statement was filed with the Asses- /s/ KatalinPersikLazar /
sor-County Clerk on 04/20/11. (Publish- This statement was filed with the Asses- SHOP VACUUM rigid brand 3.5 horse
time of the initial publication of the Notice power 9 gal wet/dry $40. (650)591-2393
of Sale is $553,795.96. It is possible ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, sor-County Clerk on 05/03/2011. (Pub-
that at the time of sale the opening bid 04/26/11, 05/03/11, 05/10/11, 05/17/11). lished in te San Mateo Daily Journal,
may be less than the total indebtedness 05/07/11, 05/14/11, 05/21/11, 05/28/11).
TOP LOAD FRIGIDAIRE WASHER -
good condition, $50., SSF. SOLD!
Fictitious Business Name Statements, Trustee Sale
due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will
accept cashier's checks drawn on a state
Notice, Alcohol Beverage License, Name Change,
VACUUM CLEANER $50 (650)367-1350
or national bank, a check drawn by a FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
STATEMENT #244231 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
Probate, Notice of Adoption, Divorce Summons,
state or federal credit union, or a check
drawn by a state or federal savings and The following person is doing business STATEMENT #244697 VACUUM CLEANER excellent condition Notice of Public Sales, and More.
loan association, savings association, or as: Leo’s Wholesale, 160 Laurel Ave., The following person is doing business $40. (650)878-9542
savings bank specified in Section 5102 MILLBRAE, CA 94030 is hereby regis- as: Accurate Flow Cooling Tower 3265
of the Financial Code and authorized to tered by the following owner: Linda Can- Casa de Campo 1, SAN MATEO, CA VACUUM CLEANER Oreck-cannister Published in the Daily Journal for San Mateo County.
do business in this state. Said sale will avati same address. The business is 94403 is hereby registered by the follow- type $40., (650)637-8244
conducted by an Individual. The regis- ing owner: Robert Andrew Hall, same ad-
be made, in an ''AS IS'' condition, but
without covenant or warranty, express or trants commenced to transact business dress. The business is conducted by an Fax your request to: 650-344-5290
implied, regarding title, possession or under the FBN on
/s/ Linda Canavati /
Individual. The registrants commenced to
transact business under the FBN on N/A.
VACUUM CLEANER small with all at-
tachments for cars $30 San Mateo
Email them to: ads@smdailyjournal.com
encumbrances, to satisfy the indebted-
ness secured by said Deed of Trust, ad- This statement was filed with the Asses- /s/ Robert Andrew Hall / 650-341-5347
vances thereunder, with interest as pro- sor-County Clerk on 04/11/11. (Publish- This statement was filed with the Asses-
vided, and the unpaid principal of the ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, sor-County Clerk on 05/09/2011. (Pub- WASHER/DRYER “MAYTAG” - Brand
Note secured by said Deed of Trust with 05/03/11, 05/10/11, 05/17/11, 05/24/11). lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal, new with 3 year warranty, $850. both,
interest thereon as provided in said Note, 05/07/11, 05/14/11, 05/21/11, 05/28/11). (650)726-4168
plus fees, charges and expenses of the
Trustee and of the trusts created by said FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME 297 Bicycles 303 Electronics 304 Furniture
Deed of Trust. If required by the provi- STATEMENT #244174
sions of section 2923.5 of the California FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
The following persons are doing busi- STATEMENT #244736 BICYCLE - Sundancer Jr., 26”, $75. obo 46” MITSUBISHI Projector TV, great DISPLAY CASE wood & glass 31 x 19
Civil Code, the declaration from the mort- ness as: It’s My Treat, 554 Skiff Circle, (650)676-0732 condition. $400. (650)261-1541. inches $30. (650)873-4030
gagee, beneficiary or authorized agent The following person is doing business
Redwood City, CA 94065 is hereby reg- as: San Carlos Eye Care, 750 El Camino
is attached to the Notice of Trustee’s istered by the following owners: Madon- GIRL'S BIKE HUFFY Purple 6-speed DRAFTING TABLE 30 x 42' with side
Sale duly recorded with the appropriate Real, San Carlos, CA 94070 is hereby COLOR TV - Apex digital, 13”, perfect
na Regala & Jason Regan, same ad- registered by the following owner: Ninh good cond. $35 - Angela (650)269-3712 tray. excellent cond $75. (650)949-2134
County Recorder’s Office. DATED: condition, manual, remote, $70.,
dress. The business is conducted by Huy Tran, M.D., Inc., CA. The business (650)867-2720
02/11/2010 RECONTRUST COMPANY, Husband & Wife. The registrants com- END TABLE marble top with drawer with
N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914- menced to transact business under the
is conducted by a Corporation. The reg-
istrants commenced to transact business
298 Collectibles matching table $70/all. (650)520-0619
01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 COMSWITCH 3500 - used for fax, com-
FBN on under the FBN on 07/05/2011. 1982 PRINT "A Tune Off The Top Of My puter modem, telephone answering ma- ENTERTAINMENT CENTER - Oak
Phone/Sale Information: (800) 281 8219 /s/ Madonna Regala /
By: Trustee's Sale Officer RECON- /s/ Ninh Tran / Head" 82/125 See: chine, never used, $20., (650)347-5104 wood, great condition, glass doors, fits
This statement was filed with the Asses- This statement was filed with the Asses- http://tinyurl.com/4y38xld 650-204-0587 large TV, 2 drawers, shelves , $100/obo.
TRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt col- sor-County Clerk on 04/06/11. (Publish-
lector attempting to collect a debt. Any sor-County Clerk on 05/11/2011. (Pub- $75 DEWALT HEAVY duty work site radio (650)261-9681
ed in the San Mateo Daily Journal, lished in the San Mateo Daily Journal, charger in box $100. (650)756-7878
information obtained will be used for that 05/03/11, 05/10/11, 05/17/11, 05/24/11).
purpose. FEI# 1006.91812 05/03, 05/10, 05/17/11, 05/24/11, 05/31/11, 06/07/11). HOSPITAL BED new $1100 BOB
05/17/2011 28 RECORDS - 78 RPMS, Bing Crosby, DVD PLAYER AMW excellent condition 650-595-1931
Frankie Laine, Al Jolson, many others, all simple to use $35. (650)347-5104
NOTICE OF APPLICATION in book albums, $60. all, (650)347-5104 HOSPITAL BED FREE need to pick up
TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FIVE REALISTIC-BRAND shelf speak- SOLD!
Date of Filing Application: Mar. 30, 2011 ers, 8 ohms, new, 4 1/2 in. x 4 1/4 in. x 7
To Whom It May Concern: 49ER REPORT issues '85-'87 $35/all,
(650)592-2648 in. $10/each. (650)364-0902
The Name(s) of the applicant(s) is/are: LOUNGE CHAIRS - 2 new, with cover &
BACHOUR RAFIK HADDAD FLIP CAMCORDER $50. (650)583-2767 plastic carring case & headrest, $35.
The applicant(s) listed above are apply- each, (650)592-7483
ing to Department of Alcoholic Beverage Army shirtl, long sleeves, with pockets. MAGNAVOX PORTABLE 10 inch color
Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: XL $15 each (408)249-3858 TV, excellent working condition, easily LOVE SEAT - one year old, excellent
1234 S. EL CAMINO REAL portable, only $19, call 650-595-3933 condition, $85., (650)583-4874
SAN MATEO, CA 94402-2925 BAY MEADOWS UMBRELLA - Color-
Type of license applied for: ful, large-size, can fit two people under- PANASONIC TV 21 inch $25., (650)637- METAL DESK, 7 drawers, 2 shelves,
47- On-Sale General Eating Place neath. $20 (650)867-2720 8244 gray, 3x5 ft. $40. (650)364-0902
San Mateo Daily Journal
May 17, 24, 31, 2011 BAY MEADOWS bag & umbrella - OFFICE DESK and secretary chairs with
$15.each, (650)345-1111 TV - Big Screen, $70., ok condition, rollers, $40. obo, (650)583-4874
(650)367-1350
BEETLE FAN London Pauadium PLANT TABLE - 22X16, beautiful de-
210 Lost & Found TV 25 inch color with remote $25. Sony sign, $20., (650)867-2720
203 Public Notices 203 Public Notices Royal Command performance '63 poster
12 inch COLOR TV FOR $10 EXCEL-
LOST - 2 silver rings and silver watch, $50., (650)525-1410 ROCKING CHAIR - Traditional, full size
LENT COND. (650)520-0619
May 7th in Burlingame between Park Rd. Rocking chair. Excellent condition $100.,
& Walgreens, Sentimental value. Call COLORIZED TERRITORIAL Quarters TV SET Philips 21 inch with remote $40., (650)504-3621
NOTICE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT Gen @ (650)344-8790 uncirculated
(408)249-3858
with Holder $15/all, (650)692-3260
VINTAGE SEARS 8465 aluminum photo SOFA TABLE - good condition, brown
May 13, 2011 LOST - DUFFEL bag. Dark red on
wheels filled with workout clothes. De
ELVIS PRESLEY poster book $20.,
(650)692-3260
tripod + bag. Sturdy! VG cond. See:
http://tinyurl.com/3v9oxrk $25 650-204-
wood, SOLD!
Anza Blvd. San Mateo April 14. Gener- 0587 SOFA- BROWN, Beautiful, New $250
Dear Members of the Workforce Development Community, ous reward! 650-345-1700 GLASSES 6 sets redskins, good condi- 650-207-0897
tion never used $12./all. (650)345-1111
LOST SET OF KEYS Woodside Road 304 Furniture TWIN BEDS - good condition, $98.
We are submitting the draft PY 2011-12 local plan modification Plaza, RWC or possibly Stanford Medical JACK TASHNER signed ball $25. Ri- OBO, (650)583-4874
to the San Mateo County Workforce Investment Board Area’s Clinic on Page Mill Rd. Palo Alto. chard (650)834-4926 2 END Tables solid maple '60's era
FOUND! $40/both. (650)670-7545
Strategic Five Year Plan for your review and comment. WOODEN KITCHEN China Cabinet: $99
MERCHANT MARINE, framed forecastle
card, signed by Captain Angrick '70. 13 x 2 MIRRORED chest of drawers, $50. (great condition!), (650)367-1350
LOST: Center cap from wheel of Cadil-
Each year the local workforce investment boards are required lac. Around Christmas time. Chrome with 17 inches $35 cash. (650)755-8238 each, (415)375-1617
to submit modifications to their current Five Year Plan. Modifi- multi-colored Cadillac emblem in center. 4 STURDY metal dining chairs $20/each. 306 Housewares
cations may include: the submission of required elements Small hole near edge for locking device. PHOTO - 4x8 signed photo of Arnold Ce- (650)756-6778
Belmont or San Carlos area. peda $10., (650)692-3260 "PRINCESS HOUSE” decorator urn
missing from previous plans, reports on significant changes in Joel 650-592-1111. AEROBED NEW! Twin, matress skitr "Vase" cream with blue flower 13 inch H
local economic conditions, changes in leadership structure, PHOTO - 8 x 10 signed photo of Gaylord with matress cloth cover. SOLD! $25., (650)868-0436
etc. Perry $10., (650)692-3260
ARMOIRE CABINET - $90., (415)375- CANDLEHOLDER - Gold, angel on it,
295 Art PHOTO - 8x10 signed retirement book of 1617 tall, purchased from Brueners, originally
All previous plan modifications have been incorporated into Joe Montana $39 Authenicated, $100., selling for $25.,(650)867-2720
AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL Bark BLACK LEATHER office chair with 5
the body of the original strategic Five Year Plan. The full plan Painting 12"X16" signed original made of
(650)692-3260
rollers $25. (650)871-5078 COUNTRY KITCHEN pot rack with down
is available to view upon request as a MS Word document, paper bark, gebung, lichens, $100 lights. Retailed at $250. New in box $99
650-595-3933 POSTER - framed photo of President BLACK TV stand 15 inches H 28 inches
email attachment and as hardcopy at our office. Wilson and Chinese Junk $25 cash, w with glass doors FREE with pickup (650) 454-6163
(650)755-8238 650-871-5078 PERSIAN TEA set for 8. Including
Please send your comments referencing the section and page
number of the original plan in writing to be received by our of- 296 Appliances SPORTS CARDS over 10k some stars spoon, candy dish, and tray. Gold Plated.
$90. (650) 867-2720
and old cards $100/all. (650)207-2712 BREAKFAST NOOK DINETTE TABLE-
fice no later than the close of business on June 13, 2011 to: AIR CONDITIONER - slider model for solid oak, 55 X 54”, $49., SSF,
narrow windows, 10k BTU, excellent SOLID TEAK floor model 16 wine rack
VASE - with tray, grey with red flowers, (650)583-8069
condition, $100., (650)212-7020 with turntable $60. (650)592-7483
PY 2011-12 Local Plan Modification Comments perfect condition, $25., (650)345-1111
CABINET - wood, $70., (650)367-1350
San Mateo County Workforce Investment Board WELLS FARGO solid brass Belt Buckle 307 Jewelry & Clothing
Attention: Contracts Analyst $40., (650)692-3260 CHANDELIER WITH 5 lights/ candela-
CHANDELIER NEW 4 lights $30. bre base with glass shades $20. 49ER'S JACKET Child size $50.
260 Harbor Blvd. (650)878-9542 (650)504-3621 (650)871-7200
Belmont, CA 94002 302 Antiques
CHOPPERS (4) with instructions $7/all. CHEST OF drawers - $25., (415)375-
(650)368-3037 CUSTOM JEWELRY all kinds, lengths
1912 COFFEE Perculater Urn. perfect 1617 and sizes $50/all. (650)592-2648
You may email your comments with the subject title “PY 2011- condition includes electric cord $85.
12 Local Plan Modification comments” to ELECTRIC HEATER - Oil filled electric (415)565-6719 COFFEE TABLE - $60., (650)367-1350 LADIES BRACELET, Murano glass.
heater, 1500 watts, $30., (650)504-3621
wibinfo@smchsa.org. To request a full copy of the plan, COFFEE TABLE - brown, perfect condi-
Various shades of red and blue $100
Daly City, no return calls. (650)991-2353
please contact the Contracts Analyst at (650) 802-3342 or via ANTIQUE STOOL - Rust color cushion tion, nice design, with storage, $50.,
email to wibinfo@smchsa.org. GAS STOVE - great condition, clean with lions feet, antique, $50.obo, (650)345-1111 LADIES GOLD Lame' elbow length-
ready to use. $99., (650)583-4874 (650)525-1410 gloves sz 7.5 $15 New. (650)868-0436
COFFEE TABLE light brown lots of stor-
Published in the San Mateo Daily Journal, May 16 and 17, GAS STOVE, small, 4 burner oven and CHINA CABINET - Vintage, 6 foot, age good condition $45. (650)867-2720 LIZ CLAIBORNE black evening jacket
2011. broiler. 26.5 D x 20.5 W. SOLD! solid mahogany. $300/obo. Sz. 12, acetate/polyester, $10. SOLD
(650)867-0379
PORTABLE GE Dishwasher, excellent COMPUTER DESK $70. (650)367-1350 SHEER PURPLE tunic, Sz XL, w/em-
condition $75 OBO, (650)583-0245 STEAMER TRUNK - beautiful old camel- broidered design & sequins, $10. SOLD!
DINING SET glass table with rod iron & 4
back style, outside wood strips, em- blue chairs $100/all
RADIATOR HEATER, oil filled, electric, bossed metal, SOLD! SILVER SEQUIN shirt-jacket Sz 12-14 -
1500 watts $25. (650)504-3621 650-520-7921/650-245-3661 very dressy, $15. SOLD!
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307 Jewelry & Clothing 310 Misc. For Sale 310 Misc. For Sale 310 Misc. For Sale 310 Misc. For Sale 316 Clothes
SWEATER SET, barely worn: Macy's 10 PIECE farberware mellennium stain- BEAUTIFUL ROUND GOLD FRAMED HAWAIIAN STYLE 3 drawer end table. VR3 BACK UP CAMERA & VR3 backup
black sweater set, Size M, wool w/gold less steel cookware set. Like new! $75. Beveled Mirrors 34" diameter $75 ea Jer- $60. (808)271-3183 sensor $100.00 all, (650) 270-6637 after
metalic stripes, $15 set. SOLD! 808-271-3183 ry San Mateo 650-619-9932
HAWAIIAN STYLE desk $85. 808-271-
6 p.m. only. FINO FINO
TOURQUOISE BLUE party dress, cov-
ered w/sequins, sz 14, $15. SOLD
10 PLANTS (assorted) for $3.00 each,
(650)349-6059
BOOK "LIFETIME"
(408)249-3858
WW11 $12., 3183
311 Musical Instruments A Place For Fine Hats
13 PIECE paint and pad set for home BOOK “NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC”
HAWAIIAN STYLE silk plany. 7’ tall,
bamboo. $90 (808)271-3183
Sharon Heights
308 Tools use $25., (650)589-2893 NATIONAL AIR MUSEUMS $15
2 ORGANS, antique tramp, $500 for
both. (650)342-4537
325 Sharon Heights Drive
JANET EVANOVICH BOOKS - 4 hard-
CIRCULAR SAW, Craftsman-brand, 10”, 2 MATCHING blankets - full/queen size,
(480)249-3858
back @$3. each, 3 paperback @$1. Menlo Park
KEYBOARD CASIO 3 ft long $50.
4 long x 20” wide. Comes w/ stand - $70.
(650)678-1018
solid cream color, vellux, hyproallergenic, CANCER SALVES - A Botanical Ap- each, (650)341-1861
(650)583-2767 650-854-8030
offers warmth without weight, great con- proach To Treatment, like new, $35.
dition, $38., (650)347-5104 SOLD! MASSAGE DEVICE with batteries $8 in
box, (650)368-3037 KIDS GUITAR for 6 years and Up $40,
COMEALONG, 4000 lbs., $20. call (650)375-1550 JACKET (LARGE) Pants (small) black
(650)364-0902 3 LAMPS. 2 adjustable 1 table (brass) CANDLE HOLDER with angel design,
$90 all. (808)271-3183 METAL CABINET - 4 drawers, beige Velvet good cond. $25/all (650)589-2893
tall, gold, includes candle. Purchased for 16.5 inches W x 27 3/4 H x 27 inches D. PIANO VINTAGE - Upright, “Davis &
CRAFTSMAN RECIPROCATING saw $100, now $30. (650)345-1111 Sons”, just tuned, $600., (650)678-9007
new, with case $15 650-494-1687 5 NEEDLEPOINT sets still in package $40., San Mateo, (650)341-5347
$10/each, (650)592-2648 COMFORTERS - 4 Queen, 3 King Com- SPANISH GUITAR 6 strings good condi- JACKET (LARGE) Pants (small) black
ENGINE ANALYZER & TIMING LITE - NATURES MADE TripleFlex supple- tion $80. Call (650)375-1550. Velvet good cond. $25/all (650)589-2893
forters, different colors, $10. each, ment, 2 bottles, 150 caplets. New unop-
Sears Penske USA, for older cars, like SOLD!
new, $60., (650)344-8549 leave msg. 9 CARRY-ON bags (assorted) - extra ened bottles. $40. SOLD WHITNEY PIANO - Good condition,
large, good condition, $10. each obo, COMFORTERS - 4 Queen, 3 King Com- $1,000.obo, (650)583-4874 LADIES DOWN jacket light yellow with
LUMBER RACK for long bed & diamond (650)349-6059 NEW LIVING Yoga Tape for Beginners dark brown lining $35. (650)868-0436
forters, different colors, $10. each, $8. 650-578-8306 YAMAHA STUDIO PIANO - Perfect con-
plated toolbox, good condition, $500. SOLD!
each or $800 all, (650)921-8270 ANGEL WITH lights 12 inches High $12. dition, $1800., (650)570-5315 LADIES JACKET size 3x 70% wool 30%
(650)368-3037 NEW WOOL afghan, colorful, hand- nylon never worn $50 650-592-2648
DAHLIAS BEAUTIFUL hybrodized $4 / made, 4x6 ft.. $25. (650)364-0902
PRESSURE WASHER 2500 PSI, good
ART BOOKS hard Cover, full color (10) each (20 total) 650-871-7200 312 Pets & Animals
condition, $350., (650)926-9841
Norman Rockwell and others $10 each DANIELLE STEELE newer books - 1 LADIES SHOES- size 5, $10.,
650-364-7777 OIL PAINTING - Beautiful Eurpoean BIRD CAGE 14x14x8 ecellent condition (650)756-6778
RIDGED WET AND DRY VACUUM -16 hardback $3., one paperback $1., street $25 Daly City, (650)755-9833
gallons 5 horse power in box accesso- (650)341-1861 scene, gorgeous wooden frame, 43” X
ries included $65., (650)756-7878 ARTIFICIAL FICUS Tree 6 ft. life like, full MAN’S SUEDE-LIKE jacket, Brown.
branches. in basket $55. (650)269-3712 31”, artist signed, wire attached to hang, DOG CAGE/GORILLA - folding New, XXLg. $25. 650 871-7211
DOOM (3) computer games $15/each 2 excellent condition, SOLD! large dog cage good condition, 2 door
SOCKET SET - New, 40 Piece3/8" drive BARBIE BEACH vacation & Barbie prin- total, (650)367-8949 with tray, $75.,(650)355-8949 MEN'S SHOES - New, size 10, $10.,
reversible ratchet, metric/SAE, exten- cess bride computer games $15 each, (650)756-6778
sion, case, $19., (650)595-3933 PACHIRA PLANT 3ft. H. (Money plant) DOG CARRIER KENNEL BOX - brand
(650)367-8949 with decorative Pot $30. (650)592-2648
DUFFEL BAGS - 1 Large Duffel Bag ,1 name Furrarri Petmate, 31 X 21, $35., MEN'S SUIT almost new $25.
SPEEDAIR AIR COMPRESSOR - 4 gal- Xtra Lg. Duffel w Wheels, 1 Leather PERSIAN KLIN CARPET - 66x39, pink SSF, (650)871-7200 650-573-6981
lon stack tank air compressor $100., BATHROOM EXTENSION mirror 6 x 8 week-ender Satchel, All 3 at $75., and burgandy, good condition, $90.,
(650)591-4710 (650)871-7211 MALTESE PUPPIES, small, all shots, MENS SLACKS - 8 pairs, $50., Size
inches extends 32 inches $15., (650)867-2720 36/32, (408)420-5646
(650)364-0902 healthy. $800 or best offer. Please call
TABLE SAW 10", very good condition EXTENSION BATHROOM mirror 30” QUEEN SIZE bed. Mattress, boxspring, (760)977-6262
$85. (650) 787-8219 BATMAN AND James Bond Hard cover $15., (650)364-0902 headboard, and frame. Good condition. 317 Building Materials
and paperback 10 inch x 12 inch $7.50 $250.00 OBO 808-271-3183 315 Wanted to Buy
each 650-364-7777 FIREPLACE SCREEN - 36"wide, 22 PIECES of 2x4's, 68" long
309 Office Equipment 29"high, antique brass, folding doors, SF GREETING Cards (300 w/envelopes) $1.00/each SOLD!
BBQ SMOKER BBQ Grill, LP Coleman, sliding mesh screen, damper
CALCULATOR - (2) heavy duty, tape Alaskan Cookin’ Machine, cost $140 sell controls. Like new. $100., (650)592-2047
factory sealed $20/all. (650)207-2712 GO GREEN!
Casio & Sharp, $30. each, (650)344-
8549
$75. 650-344-8549 SHOWER DOORS custom made 48 x 69 We Buy GOLD 2X6 REDWOOD Clear Lumber Pieces, 8
GAME "BEAT THE EXPERTS" never $70., (650)692-3260 ft. long, for construction SOLD!
BBQ SMOKER, with propane tank, used $8., (408)249-3858 You Get The
OFFICE LAMP new $7. (650)345-1111
wheels, shelf, sears model $86 650-344- SLUMBER REST blue heated throw, $ Green $ CORRIGATED DRAINAGE pipe perfo-
8549 electric, remote, $15., (650)525-1410 rated, 4 in. X 100 ft., Good as new $35.,
HAIR BLOWERS (2) - One Conair, one Millbrae Jewelers Redwood City, (650)367-8146
PRINTER- LEXMARX PhotoJet Z705 BEADS - Glass beads for jewelry mak- Andis Hang Up Turbo, $15. both, SONY 13” tv. Not LCD. $40 (808)271-
$15. (650) 520-4535 ing, $75. all, (650)676-0732 (650)525-1410 3183 Est. 1957
400 Broadway - Millbrae DOUBLE PANED GLASS WINDOWS -
SPORTS BOOKS, Full of Facts, All 650-697-2685 various sizes, half moon, like new, $10.
Sports, Beautiful Collection 5 Volumes, and up, (650)756-6778
610 Crossword Puzzle 610 Crossword Puzzle 610 Crossword Puzzle $25. 650 871-7211
WATER HEATER - 40 gallon Energy
STRIDE RITE Toddler Sandals, saver electric water heater $50. SOLD!
Brown, outsole, Velcro closures, Size 316 Clothes
Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle 6W. Excellent cond, $20. (650)525-0875
49' SWEATSHIRT with hood size 8 extra
large $100 obo. (650)346-9992
318 Sports Equipment
STUART WOODS HARDBACK BOOKS
Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis - 4 @$2.50 each, (650)341-1861 AUTHENTIC MEXICAN SOMBRERO,
2 GOLF CLUBS - Ladies, right handed,
putter & driver $5/each (650)755-8238
$50., (650)364-0902
ACROSS 3 Speed ratio 41 Snaky fish 55 Twin Cities suburb TOWELS FULL size bath towels $3 /
each (8 total) 650-871-7200 BLACK Leather pants Mrs. size made in GOLF BAG AND CLUBS - Black bag
1 Half a ’60s pop 4 Heed, as advice 42 Ex follower 56 Joins, as oxen France size 40 $99. (650)558-1975 near new, $10., Mixed clubs $1.00 each,
quartet 5 Transfixed 44 Polecat’s 58 Enjoy the ice TRIPOD SEARS 8465 aluminum photo
BLACK LEATHER tap shoes 9M great
(20 total) SOLD!
tripod plus bag $25
6 Trail mix 6 Lisbon’s Vasco defense 60 Poems 650-204-0587 condition $99. (650)558-1975
GOLF BAG like new with irons, woods
10 Messes (with) da __ Bridge 45 It borders Israel sometimes BLACK MOTORCYCLE JACKET - As and golf balls Sold!
14 Precise 7 Portents to the north beginning with VIDEO CENTER 38 inches H 21 inches
W still in box $45., (408)249-3858
new, fully lined storm flap, man's size X L
only Sold! SPEEDO OPTIMUS Training Fins size
15 Roman love god 8 Sonata’s last 46 Sunshine cracker “To a” 10-11. Perfect for your training. $25
movement, BOOTS - purple leather, size 8, ankle
16 “... pretty maids all 47 Pi preceder 61 Take a break length, $50.obo, (650)592-9141
call jeff 650-208-5758
in __” perhaps 48 For example 62 “He’s Just Not PROM TUXEDOS, one white, one black 322 Garage Sales
17 Formal rulings 9 Frederick the 49 Beethoven’s That __ You”: silk brocade, one maroon silk brocade,
18 It’s usually Great’s realm with vest, cummer bund, tie suspenders.
Third 2009 film Size 36 - 38. all 3 sets for $85 obo 650-
THE THRIFT SHOP
returned after 10 Tijuana treat 344-8549
50 Bloody Mary 63 Garden site
ordering 11 Prophet at Delphi
stalk 67 12-mo. periods
Womens Clothing
19 Irene of “Fame” 12 Terrier type, 315 Wanted to Buy 315 Wanted to Buy SALE
20 Built like George familiarly ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: 50%off
on “Seinfeld” 13 Went back and
23 Fed. disease forth Thursday & Friday 10:00-2:00
research org. 21 You, way back Saturdays 10:00-3:00
Episcopal Church
24 Mediocre when 1 South El Camino Real
25 Golfer’s concern 22 Honky-__ San Mateo 94401
26 Noun modifier: 26 Grow up (650)344-0921
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29 “The Matrix” hero site
31 “Absolutely!” 28 Elation GARAGE SALES
33 Three-term New 30 October birthstone
York governor 32 Computer insert ESTATE SALES
Make money, make room!
37 One-named Irish 34 Bloody at the
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38 Kwik-E-Mart guy 35 Goon sale, moving sale, estate
on “The 36 The NBA’s sale, yard sale, rummage
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Simpsons” Mehmet Okur, whatever sale you have...
39 Beef-and-veggies e.g. in the Daily Journal.
concoction 40 Decision when
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51 “Lil’” rapper Call (650)344-5200
52 Corrida cry
53 Script or text
310 Misc. For Sale 310 Misc. For Sale
ending 335 Rugs
54 Comply
57 One of a

Oriental
matching pair
59 Coors Field

Rugs
player
64 Hurried
65 Adidas rival
66 Country star Travis
68 43,560 square Collection
feet Harry Kourian
69 Change for a five
70 Mink cousin By Appointment Only
71 “Survey __ ...”:
game show
650-219-9086
phrase
72 Tammany Hall
cartoonist
Thomas 335 Garden Equipment
73 Bright signs TABLE - for plant, $25., perfect condi-
tion, (650)345-1111
DOWN
1 T-shirt size: Abbr.
345 Medical Equipment
By Dan Schoenholz
2 Allies’ opposition (c)2011 Tribune Media Services, Inc.
05/17/11 CRUTCHES - adult, aluminium, for tall
person, $30., (650)341-1861
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cab, fully loaded, 125K miles, $26,500.,
1690 Broadway AUDI ‘03 A4 1.8 Turbo - 5 speed man- (650)281-4750 or (650)492-0184
ual, new clutch, 111K miles, $4500., 880 El Camino Real
Redwood City, CA 94063 good condition, SOLD San Carlos
(650)366-4724 635 Vans 650-598-9288
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BMW ‘06 325i - low miles, very clean,
NISSAN ‘01 Quest - GLE, leather seats,
680 Autos Wanted
loaded, leather interior, SOLD!
380 Real Estate Services Channels, Free Internet sun roof, TV/DVR equipment. Looks
Daily $45+tax Nite & up CHRYSLER ‘06 300 Sedan, 28k mi., new, $15,500. (650)219-6008 CAD '91 Eldorado 149k. red leather new
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HOMES & PROPERTIES (650)590-1194 640 Motorcycles/Scooters on a trade-in or
The San Mateo Daily Journal’s consignment!
weekly Real Estate Section. HIP HOUSING HONDA ‘10 ACCORD LX - 4 door se- BMW ‘03 F650 GS, $3899 OBO. Call CAMPER/TRAILER/TRUCK OUTSIDE
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every Friday and Weekend (650)348-6660
excellent mechanically, very good body, HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘83 Shovelhead -
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to find information on fine homes SOLD! special construction, 1340 cc’s, Awe-
and properties throughout some!, $5,950/obo. Rob (415)602-4535. used $800. (650)921-1033 Auto Classifieds.
the local area. REDWOOD CITY MERCEDES ‘05 C230 - 40K miles, 4 cyl- EL CAMINO '67 - parts (Protecto top)
Sequoia Hotel inder, black, $15,000, (650)455-7461 HONDA 1988 GL1500 Motorbike for $95., (650)367-8949 Just $3 per day.
800 Main St., FREE. If interested contact:
$600 Monthly MERCEDES ‘06 C230 - 6 cylinder, navy jerrywht012@live.com FORD ‘73 Maverick/Mercury GT Comet,
blue, 60K miles, 2 year warranty, Drive Train 302 V8, C4 Auto Trans. Reach 82,500 drivers
$160. & up per week. $18,000, (650)455-7461 Complete, needs assembly, includes ra-
(650)366-9501 MOTORCYCLE - Full Face Helmet, diator and drive line, call for details, from South SF to
MERCEDES BENZ ‘04 E320 - Excellent Z1R, lg., exc. cond., dual internal ventila- $1250., (650)726-9733. Palo Alto
(650)279-9811 condition, leather interior, navigation,
77K mi., $15,500 obo, (650)574-1198
tion, heavy padded, Sold!
FORD ‘93 250 flat bed, diesel, 100-gal- Call (650)344-5200
lon gas tanks, completely rebuilt, $1800. ads@smdailyjournal.com
MOTORCYCLE NORTON Triumph BFA 645 Boats 650-481-5296
$100 & up.
Room For Rent 650-481-5296/Morris-815-653-7000 MOTOR - “Evinrude” for boat, 25 HP, FORD RANGER '02 Stock wheels and
Travel Inn, San Carlos $1500., (415)337-6364 lugs 15-7 complete 5 speed clutch & DONATE YOUR CAR
$49 daily + tax transmission bellhuseing. SOLD! Tax Deduction, We do the Paperwork,
$287 weekly + tax SUTTON AUTO SALES PROSPORT ‘97 - 17 ft. CC 80 Yamaha Free Pickup, Running or Not - in most
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Clean Quiet Convenient Cash for Cars (650)583-7946.
cases. Help yourself and the Polly Klaas
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950 El Camino Real San Carlos
Or Stop By Our Lot 655 Trailers Wanted 62-75 Chevrolets
(650) 593-3136 1659 El Camino Real PROWLER ‘01 Toy carrier, 25 ft., fully
TIRE RIMS (4) for '66 Oldsmobile
$20.00/each, SOLD!
Novas, running or not
Parts collection etc.
Mention Daily Journal So clean out that garage
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BUDGET
of which took a $500 million cut already.

BROWN
the May budget revision put out by the Postsecondary Education Commission
But Brown’s administration warns that
Governor’s Office. and the Unemployment Insurance without the tax extensions,each system
The state did realize more than $2.5 bil- Appeals Board to trim from the state’s would face an addition $500 million cut.
lion in tax revenue than it expected, deficit. Continued from page 1
Continued from page 1 according to the Legislative Analyst’s “His proposal to continue belt-tighten- HEALTH,HUMAN SERVICES
Office, but will not be nearly enough to ing in discretionary areas such as getting The state’s health care programs for the
protect. However, as hard as these choices by July 1,Brown wants the Legislature to poor were hit by the budget cuts
close the deficit. rid of unnecessary boards and commis- approve temporarily tax increases until a adopted earlier this year by the Legisla-
were, they had to be made. Not con- Brown proposed a spending plan of sions is the right place to be cutting spend- special election can be held,possibly in ture and signed into law by Brown.They
fronting the deficit would only lead to $88.8 billion, a nearly 5 percent increase ing,” Hill wrote in a prepared statement the fall.The proposed tax solutions are: include:
• Maintaining an increase from 0.65 per- • Requiring beneficiaries of Medi-Cal,the
much greater harm to the state,” Gordon over the budget introduced in January. The yesterday. cent to 1.15 percent in the vehicle state’s health care program for the poor,
wrote in a prepared statement yesterday. increase was fueled by rising sales, per- But Republicans said the extra $6.6 bil- license fee and a 1 percent increase in to pay $5 per visit for medical,clinic and
Gordon has previously said an “all- the state sales tax for another five years. dental visits,implementing a $50 co-pay
sonal income and corporate tax receipts lion in revenue should eliminate the need If approved,some of the revenue from
cuts” budget would be too devastating for for emergency room visits,$3 or $5 for
— the three main sources of the state’s to extend the taxes. the sales tax and vehicle license fees prescription drugs and up to $200 per
the state. general fund. “With $6.6 billion in new revenues, would go to local governments. hospitalization.The changes are ex-
• Suspending a temporary increase of pected to reduce costs by $668 million
Republican officials, however, continue He and Democratic lawmakers want to Republicans are right — we don’t need, 0.25 in the state income tax rate for in the coming fiscal year.
to oppose extending the taxes although renew increases to the personal income, and it is ridiculous to ask voters for five 2011,but resume the increase for four • Cutting Medi-Cal payments to doctors,
they praised the governor for making edu- sales and vehicle taxes approved two years of new taxes,” Dutton and Huff years starting in 2012. pharmacies,hospitals and nursing facili-
• Ending a corporate tax break and ties by 10 percent for a savings of $423
cation and law enforcement funding a top years ago but scheduled to expire June 30. wrote in the prepared statement. “Rather streamlining the current tax structure by million — Extending a fee on hospitals
priority. Brown had wanted the increases extended than curbing government spending, the requiring all corporations to pay taxes through the end of June,which netted
“We also applaud the governor for solely on their share of sales in California, $210 million.The administration wants
for five years. governor’s revised budget still sets the generating $942 million. to extend the fee for another year,bring-
embracing Republican proposals of pay- He said yesterday, however, he still state on a course of excessive spending ing in another $320 million in the
ing down state debt and providing some wants to renew the increases to the sales growth in the future — spending that EDUCATION 2011-12 fiscal year.
job-creation incentives,” according to a and vehicle taxes this year but not the relies on tax increases.” • Eliminating adult day health care,sav-
• K-12 funding will rise by about $3 bil- ing nearly $170 million a year.
joint statement by the state Senate’s top increase to the personal income tax. Brown’s May revision preserves the lion under the voter-approved • Capping the number of Medi-Cal doc-
Republican Bob Dutton, R-Rancho Instead, that increase would be reinstated balance between reductions in spending Proposition 98,bringing total school tor visits without prior approval at seven
Cucamonga, and Senate Budget Vice spending to $66 billion,or $38.7 billion per year,saving $41 million.
for the 2012 through 2015 tax years. and revenue enhancement, Gordon said. from the general fund.That represents • With the elimination of Healthy Fami-
Chair Bob Huff, R-Diamond Bar. “But the The governor expects an overall “However, this budget still hinges on about 43 percent of all general fund lies,which served poor children,
May revise goes too far on taxes and not increase of $6.6 billion in tax receipts the revenue extensions, which must be spending.It would be the highest edu- Medi-Cal is expected to grow to more
cation guarantee since the 2007-08 fiscal than 8 million recipients in the next fiscal
far enough on reforms.” through the rest of this fiscal year and into approved by state lawmakers,” Gordon year. year,from 7.5 million.Medi-Cal costs will
Without Republican support, voters will the coming one. said in the statement. • If the taxes are not extended,the go up,but the state will save a net $31
likely be asked to approve extending the Brown administration says it will be nec- million.
Noting the increased tax revenue, Even though Democrats have majorities essary to cut $5 billion from schools and • Medi-Cal costs will rise by $188.5 mil-
taxes through a ballot measure. Without Brown proposed to slightly modify his in the Assembly and Senate, two community colleges,which the gover- lion through June 2012 because of
two-thirds support, which has so far call for a renewal of expiring tax increas- Republican votes are needed in each nor called a “major downsizing of the increasing costs for managed care.
state’s education system.”The adminis-
failed, the extensions would have to be es. But he defended his decision to push house to reach the two-thirds threshold to tration said that would equate to
placed on the ballot through a signature- ahead with the tax plan, saying the state approve tax increases or place a measure eliminating 4 weeks of school and cut- STATE EMPLOYEES
gathering initiative process. ting 52,000 college classes,or alternately, • Brown’s budget would cut the state
faces deficits into the future. on the ballot. laying off 51,000 teachers (one-sixth of
“There is more than one path to suc- work force by about 5,500,including
“California’s finances were plunged Brown does not want lawmakers to California’s public school teachers) and about 3,600 prison guards and other cor-
cess,” state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo into turmoil by the Great Recession and a authorize the tax extensions directly. boosting community college fees to rectional workers whose jobs would be
Alto, said yesterday regarding the tax $125 per unit from the current $36. eliminated as the state transfers respon-
decade of short-term fixes and fiscal gim- Instead, he wants them to place the ques- • Eliminates funding for the planned sibility for low-level offenders to counties.
extensions. micks,” he said during a Capitol news tion before voters in a special election, school data collection systems that are Positions also would be cut by closing 70
An all-cuts budget, however, should not conference. “This is not the time to delay perhaps this fall. meant to better keep track of student state parks and in other state depart-
academic performance,graduation rates ments as state funding is reduced.
even be up for discussion, Simitian said. or evade. This is the time to put our The constitutional deadline to pass a and teacher data that would have en- • Brown proposes eliminating or merg-
Brown’s current budget calls for the finances in order.” budget is June 15. abled the state to track student ing 43 boards and commissions,for a
elimination of 5,500 state jobs and performance by teacher.Total savings is total savings of $82.7 million.They in-
Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, Last year, then governor Arnold $3.5 million. clude nine advisory and review panels at
requires almost all state employees to pay said Brown has pushed a lot already to Schwarzenegger and the Legislature • Restores about $350 million the state the state Department of Fish and Game,
at least 3 percent of their salary for retire- reform the way the state operates. missed the deadline by more than 100 owes to California community colleges the Rural Health Policy Council,the Cali-
that it had planned to delay paying,as fornia Postsecondary Education
ment costs to bring down the deficit. The governor has already eliminated 43 days. well as $133 million in increased prop- Commission,the Office of Gang and
To protect education and public safety boards, commissions, task forces, offices erty tax revenue. Youth Violence Prevention,the Commis-
funding, the taxes would have to be • There are no changes to funding pro- sion on the Status of Women and the
and departments including the California The Associated Press contributed to this posals for University of California and
extended, according to the summary of California Anti-Terrorism Information
Medical Assistance Commission, the report. California State University systems,each Center.
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