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County workers angry over insurance
Health insurance premium                             increase in their monthly health insurance pre-        and lanyards supporting Service Employees               al career much longer than she had first
                                                     miums made their frustrations known during             International Union Local 102’s cause clogged
increase complaints aired                            the public comment portion of Tuesday’s                the hallway and applauded as each of the six               “I’ve been trying to retire and with these
By ROB BURGESS                                       Mendocino County Board of Supervisors                  speakers left the podium.                               increases I can’t retire,” she said. “I’m almost
The Daily Journal                                    meeting.                                                  County employee Sally Young said the rate            70. I’ve been with the county for 21 years, and
  County workers upset about the sizable                Spectators sporting purple T-shirts, buttons        hikes would force her to extend her profession-                   See INSURANCE, Page A-10

                                                                                                                                                                               MURDER CASE UPDATE
             Zack’s Restaurant to be razed                                                                                                                               Psychiatrist
                                                                                                                                                                         finds boy
                                                                                                                                                                         to stand trial
                                                                                                                                                                         By BEN BROWN
                                                                                                                                                                         The Daily Journal
                                                                                                                                                                            Marcos Escareno, the Manchester boy
                                                                                                                                                                         charged with murder, has been found com-
                                                                                                                                                                         petent to stand trial by a second psychiatrist.
                                                                                                                                                                         He was 14 years old at the time of the shoot-
                                                                                                                                                                         ing but is being tried as an adult.
                                                                                                                                                                            In a report presented to the court
                                                                                                                                                                         Thursday, psychiatrist Dr. Albert Castl
                                                                                                                                                                         found that Escareno is competent to stand
                                                                                                                                                                         trial, echoing a report from Forensic
                                                                                                                                                                         Psychologist Dr. Kevin Kelly.
                                                                                                                                                                            Psychiatrist Dr. Art Martinez evaluated
                                                                                                                                                                         Escareno in 2007 and found him to have
                                                                                                                                                                         expressive receptive disorder and therefore
                                                                                                                                                                         not competent to stand trial.
                                                                                                                                                                            Escareno’s lawyer, Katharine Elliott, said
                                                                                                                                                                         she felt the court should hear arguments on
                                                                                                                                                                         Escareno’s competency because she
                                                                                                                                                                         believes he is unable to understand complex
                                                                                                                                                                         issues and is having difficulty participating
                                                                                                                                                                         in his own defense.
                                                                                                                                                                            “I’ve found myself with a growing con-
                                                                                                                                                                         cern about his ability to communicate,” she
                                                                                                                                                                            Elliott said she has been contacted by
                                                                                                                                                                         several community members and local psy-
                                                                                                                                                                         chiatrists and, based on those contacts, she
                                                                                                                                                                         now believes that Escareno may have fetal
                                                                                                                               MacLeod Pappidas/The Daily Journal        alcohol syndrome, a physical and mental
      Zack Leventis sits in the empty restaurant where he ran his business for 20 years. The structure is slated for demoli-                                             disorder caused when a mother drinks dur-
      tion later this month.                                                                                                                                             ing pregnancy.
                                                                                                                                                                            Elliott said she needs to get a more
                                                                                                                                                                         detailed medical history for Escareno and
      Proprietor plans to continue                                                                                                                                       have him evaluated by a neuro-psychiatrist.
                                                                                                                                                                            Deputy District Attorney Matthew
                                                                                                                                                                         Finnegan said he still believes Escareno is
      longtime catering business                                                                                                                                         competent to stand trial and that Elliott has
                                                                                                                                                                         not presented substantial evidence to the
      The Daily Journal                              ‘I see it as out with the old and in with the                                                                          “The latest report actually strengthens
                                                                                                                                                                         our argument,” he said.
         When Zack’s Restaurant, a staple for
      family food in Ukiah for 20 years, is
                                                     new.’                                                                                                                  Mendocino County Superior Court
                                                                                                                                                                         Judge Ronald Brown said he wanted some
      demolished next week, owner Zack                                                                                                                                   time to review all the evidence before he
      Leventis won’t be looking at it as a trag-                                     ZACK LEVENTIS                                                                       made the decision to hold a competency
      ic ending.                                                                                                                                                         hearing. Brown said he would have an
         “I see it as out with the old and in with      “It doesn’t matter how many restau-                                                                              answer by Thursday.
      the new,” he said with a smile Thursday.       rants you open unless you have rapport                                                                                 Escareno is on trial for murder in the
      “I raised my family here. This restaurant      with the customers. It all becomes a part                                                                           death of Enoch Cruz, 22, of Manchester.
      sent my kids to college. We did good           of you when you see the same people on                                                                              Cruz was found shot to death in his car on
      here.”                                         a daily basis,” Leventis explained. “You                                                                            Feb. 6. Escareno was arrested shortly there-
         Leventis, 60, a Ukiah resident since        end up developing a relationship with                                                                               after.
      1960, has owned and operated restau-           these people, and you become friends. I                                                                                 Ben Brown can be reached at udjbb@pacif-
      rants and pizzerias throughout Ukiah for       think that’s what I’ll miss most.”                                                                        
      most of his life, but it was Zack’s               In 20 years of business, Zack’s menu
      Restaurant, the former home of R.J.            rarely changed, and neither did the cus-
      Plum’s and Sambo’s Restaurant, on
      North State Street where Leventis spent
      one third of his life bringing warm meals
                                                     tomer base. Leventis, a native of
                                                     Alexandria, Egypt, said the loyalty of his
                                                     customers was something he would
                                                                                                                                                                         Fund drive for
      to the table and smiles to people’s faces.
      The doors officially closed at Zack’s on
      Dec. 23, but for Leventis the memories
                                                     always appreciate as the same faces and
                                                     families came in the doors daily. He said
                                                                                                     An old tool of the trade sits in a booth in
                                                                                                     what was once Zack’s Restaurant: a light
                                                                                                     that would let waitresses know whose
                                                                                                                                                                         the Food Bank
      will always remain.                                       See ZACK’S, Page A-2                 order was ready for serving.                                        tops $88,000
                                                                                                                                                                         The Daily Journal
                                                                                                                                                                            The Ukiah Daily Journal Food Bank
                                                                                                                                                                         Fund Drive has surpassed its 2007 goal of

Absentee ballot applications accepted until Jan. 29                                                                                                                      $85,000, and now stands at $88,392.92.
                                                                                                                                                                            The most recent donations include: $250,
                                                                                                                                                                         Hawkes Construction; $200, Kathleen Hop-
The Daily Journal                                     vote with an absentee ballot.                           ferent from residence, and must be signed by the           per; $200, Anonymous; $100, Lawrence &
   Absentee, or vote-by-mail, ballots for the            It is not necessary for voters to receive a sam-     voter.                                                     Debbie Mitchell; $100, Keiko Yamada;
Feb. 5 presidential primary election are now          ple ballot before requesting a vote-by-mail bal-           Until this year, the Feb. 5 presidential prima-         $50, Lisa Hillegas; $50, Anonymous; $50,
available in the County Clerk’s office, accord-       lot. A voter may apply in person at the County          ry election was also known as “Super Tuesday,”             Al Bellon & Lory Lance; $30, Jack &
ing to Susan M. Ranochak, Mendocino County            Clerk’s office and receive their ballot.                when 19 states held their primaries. This year,            Vivian Power; $30, Sabina T. Maguire; $25,
assessor/county clerk/recorder.                          Voters may also submit a written request to          because several states, including California,              Jean or Jessie Sellman; $25, Anonymous;
   The last day applications may be received for      the County Clerk, Room 1020, 501 Low Gap                moved their primaries ahead of one another,                $10, Charity Halice; totaling $1,120.
absentee ballots is 5 p.m. Jan. 29. If voters will    Road, Ukiah, CA 95482. Requests must contain            Feb. 5, 2008, has been dubbed “Super Duper                    The Fund Drive total now stands at
be unable to go to their polling places and vote      the voter’s residence address, mailing address          Tuesday,” when 20 states are scheduled to open             $88,392.92. We thank everyone who donat-
on Feb. 5 for any reason, they may apply for and      where the absentee ballot is to be mailed, if dif-      their polls.                                               ed to help achieve this year’s goal.
A-2 – FRIDAY, JAN. 11, 2008
                                                                                                                         DAILY DIGEST
Editor: Jody Martinez, 468-3517                                                                                                  The Ukiah Daily Journal                                                                                                                       

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                 [\                                  was a jitterbugger in the                           & Jean Whitney Perkins.                        at 508 W. Perkins Ukiah.                                  compiled from reports                                  the information is in error should con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         tact the appropriate agency. In the case
                                                     30’s, a career girl in                              She leaves behind,                             Please bring your                                         prepared by the Ukiah                                  of those arrested on suspicion of dri-
                                                     the 40’s, a middle class                            her 2 sons, Bay Leaf Raitt                     memories, stories and pic-                                Police Department. To                                  ving under the influence of an intoxi-
                                                     suburban housewife                                  & Arlen Perkins                                tures to share with                                       anonymously           report                           cant: all DUI cases reported by law
                                                     in the 50’s and 60’s, and                           Raitt, 9 siblings, Lee                         Annie's friends and family.                               crime information, call                                enforcement agencies are reported by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the newspaper. The Daily Journal makes
                                                     after that a self-suffi-                            Perkins, Carol Georgo-                         Also, please bring                                        463-6205.                                              no exceptions.
                                                     cient woman. But though                             poulos, Steve Perkins, Bob                     a dish to share in the                                       ARREST -- Brennon
                                                     she traveled far                                    Perkins, Ralph                                 potluck meal. In lieu of                                  William Chesnutt, 24, of
                                                     from her childhood, she                             Perkins, Elizabeth                             flowers, the family is asking                             Redwood Valley, was arrested                               CORRECTIONS
                                                     never lost the opti-                                Perkins, Eleanor Podbel-                       that contributions                                        on suspicion of assault with a                             The Ukiah Daily Journal reserves
                                                     mism and kindness that                              ski, Julie Perkins & Mike                      be made to The Center for                                 deadly weapon in the 700                               this space to correct errors or make
                                                     came from being                                     Perkins; and the                               Positive Living at                                        block of South State Street at                         clarifications to news articles.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Significant errors in obituary notices
                                                     raised by sweet, honest                             boys' father, her ex-hus-                      741 S. Oak St., Ukiah, CA                                 10:41 p.m. Wednesday.                                  or birth announcements will result in
                                                     people. That same love                              band, David John                               95453                                                                                                            reprinting the entire article. Errors
                                                     was her greatest gift to her                        Raitt (her co-founding                                     [\                                                                                                   may be reported to the editor, 468-
                                                     family.                                             partner of Vital Designs.)                     TONY TARTER                                                  SHERIFF’S REPORTS                                   3526.

 CLARA TURNER                                           She was preceded in                                 Annie was born on May                           Tony passed away in
                                                     death by her mother                                 2, 1948 in Holden,                             Ukiah, CA on Friday,                                         The following were
    Our mother was born in                           Dolores Chavez, father                              Massachusetts. She attend-                     January 4, 2008, at the age                               compiled from reports                                      LOTTERY NUMBERS
                                                     Mariano Varela, hus-                                ed Chatham col-                                of 36. He was a                                           prepared by the Mendo-
 a small mining town                                                                                                                                                                                              cino County Sheriff’s                                    DAILY 3: night: 7, 0, 7.
 in New Mexico. When the                             band Joseph Turner, and                             lege in Pennsylvania.                          branch manager for                                                                                                 afternoon: 0, 3, 0.
                                                     her siblings, Joshe-                                Majoring in Fine Arts                          Advance America. Tony                                     Office:
 mines closed her                                                                                                                                                                                                    BOOKED          --   Jason                            FANTASY 5: 01, 05, 07,
 family moved to East Los                            phine, Robert, and Alice.                           and went on to work at the                     was an avid Detroit Lions                                                                                        20, 29.
                                                     She is survived by                                  ground-breaking                                and Fresno State                                          Michael Glave, 22, of Willits,
 Angeles, but their                                                                                                                                                                                               was booked into jail on suspi-                           DAILY DERBY: 1st
 hopes for a better life were                        her brother Edward, her                             Arena Theatre in                               football fan and enjoyed                                                                                         Place:   08,     Gorgeous
                                                     two children, Dr. Mi-                               Washington D.C. where                          life day by day.                                          cion of cruelty to animals and
 disrupted by the                                                                                                                                                                                                 discharging a firearm by the                           George.
 Great Depression. They                              chael Turner and Melissa                            James Earl Jones was per-                          Tony is survived by his                                                                                        2nd Place: 09, Winning
                                                     Dangerfield, and                                    forming “The Great                             parents, Mike Tarter                                      Mendocino County Sheriff’s
 went through the                                                                                                                                                                                                 Office     at     1:52    p.m.                         Spirit.
 same tribulations faced by                          her grandsons Miles and                             White Hope.” Annie loved                       and Susan Jones; his                                                                                               3rd Place: 10, Solid
                                                     Desmond Turner.                                     Mendocino County                               brother, John Tarter;                                     Wednesday
 many immigrant                                                                                                                                                                                                       Those arrested by law enforcement                  Gold.
 families in our valley today.                       We are grateful to Dr. Guy                          and used her exceptionally                     his sister, Melissa Jones;                                officers are innocent until proven guilty.               Race time: 1:48.30.
 Their little two                                    Teran, the staffs of                                creative mind and                              grand-parents,
 room house was shared by                            Ukiah Valley Medical                                a love of community to con-                    Trudy Laudig, Jessica
 as many as two
 dozen family members; it
 was so crowded
                                                     Center and Valley view
                                                     Convalescent Hospital, and
                                                     Hospice of Ukiah.
                                                                                                         tribute to and steer
                                                                                                         many crucial social services
                                                                                                         in the Ukiah Valley. To
                                                                                                                                                        Spears and John H.
                                                                                                                                                        Tarter; his nephew, Troy
                                                                                                                                                        Tarter; his best
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Zack’s                                                 ing’s demolition because he’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         continuing his catering ser-
 that people had to sleep in                         Their skill and kindness                            name but a few; she was                        friend, Kathy Gerlach; and                                                                                          “I’ll still be catering for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Continued from Page A-1
 shifts. My mother                                   made possible a dig-                                President of the Ford St                       numerous aunts,                                                                                                  years to come,” he said. “I
 never forgot seeing her                             nified, gentle demise in                            Project for 2 years and a                      uncles and cousins                                        he took great pride in Zack’s                          enjoy it because I get to try
 mother at an ironing                                keeping with the life                               board member for many.                             Visitation will be held at                            status as a family restaurant                          different foods and meet new
 board in the pressing plant                         she led.                                            She was a member of the                        Tinkler Funeral Chap-                                     and would perform magic for                            people. I make new friends
 where she                                              No matter how we sow or reap                     Mendocino County Board                         el & Crematory on Friday,                                 families with children. As the                         every day.”
 worked, standing in a pool                             The end of all is endless sleep                  of Appeals and re-                             January 11, 2008,                                         years passed, the children                                In addition to the catering,
 of her own sweat.                                      From strife a merciful release                   mained Vice President of                       from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m.                                    grew up and the magic tricks                           the lighthearted Leventis has
 In summers the whole fami-                          From life the crowning prize of peace.              California Yurts until                             A Funeral Service will be                             stayed the same, but Leventis                          taken his culinary skills to the
 ly traveled togeth-                                           [\                                        her passing.                                   held at Northwest Church                                  always enjoyed the chance to                           nearby Jensen’s Restaurant,
 er as migrant workers, and                          HARRIET ANNE                                           As she was a long stand-                    on Saturday, January 12,                                  see his customers grow up                              which has Leventis’ loyal fans
 discards from the                                   “ANNIE RAITT                                        ing and passionate                             2008, at 12:00 p.m.                                       before his eyes.                                       making the migration one
 downtown produce markets                              Harriet Anne “Annie”                              member of The Center for                           Remembrances may be                                      “My sign said ‘family                               meal at a time.
 helped get them                                     Raitt passed away                                   Positive Living and                            sent to the Azores                                        restaurant,’ and the whole                                “I’ve learned a lot about
 through the winter. Yet my                          peacefully with both of her                         installed as a “practition-                    Camp Centre Project CEF,                                  family would be here,” he                              patience and how to deal with
 mother recalls a                                    sons at her side on                                 er”, friend and Pastor                         POB 348, War-                                             recalled. “The families would                          employees,” he explained. “In
 very happy childhood sur-                           Friday morning, December                            Candace Becket will be                         ren-ton, MO 63383 or                                                                                             20 years, I’ve become much
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  come in and I would do magic                           more diplomatic because the
 rounded by a close                                  21, 2007. She                                       presiding over a me-                           donor's favorite charity.                                 for them at their table. Then I
 and loving family. As an                            was 59 years young and                              morial service to be held on                    TINKLER FUNERAL CHAPEL                                                                                          customer is always right.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  would see them years later                                Demolition of Zack’s
 adult her life followed                             was preceded in                                     Saturday, Janu-                                         & CREMATORY                                      and they’d ask if I recognized
 the same currents as                                death by her parents;                               ary 12, 2008, 12 noon at                             475 North Broadway                                                                                         Restaurant is expected to take
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  them. You’ve got to treat the                          place next week, and, accord-
 American society: she                               Robert Cowan Perkins                                S.P.A.C.E. located                                Fresno, Ca. (559)233-2101.                             customers like you treat your-                         ing to signs on the empty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  self.”                                                 building, a new restaurant will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Luckily for Leventis and                            be taking its place. The Sarti
Please sign the guest book at Funeral notices are paid announcements. For information on how to
place a paid funeral notice or make corrections to funeral notices please call our classified department at 468-3529.                                                                                             the fans of his food -- who                            family, which owns the prop-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  inundated him with phone                               erty, was unavailable for com-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  calls asking what his plan was                         ment about the site’s future at
Death notices are free for Mendocino County residents. Death notices are limited to name of deceased, hometown, age, date of                                                                                      following the grand closing                            press time.
death, date, time, and place of services and the funeral home handling the arrangements. For information on how to place a                                                                                        ceremony -- the Zack’s tradi-                             Zack Sampsel can be reached
free death notice please call our editorial department at 468-3500.                                                                                                                                               tion won’t die with the build-                         at

                                                                                                         ships in the Persian Gulf. The protest repeats U.S. complaints                                             “Who better than Barack Obama to turn a new page in

The world briefly                                                                                        about Sunday’s “provocative” action in the Strait of Hormuz
                                                                                                         and was sent to the Iranian Foreign Ministry via the Swiss
                                                                                                         Embassy in Tehran, which represents U.S. interests in Iran, the
                                                                                                         State Department said. “It reiterates the points that we have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  American politics so that Democrat, independent and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Republican alike can look to leadership that unites to find the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  common ground?” Kerry said. “That’s what this is about.”

Richardson ends campaign for                                                                             made publicly in the last few days,” deputy spokesman Tom                                                10 aboard Air Canada flight hurt after
                                                                                                         Casey told reporters. “We certainly don’t want to see the
Democratic presidential nomination                                                                       Iranians taking any kind of provocative actions or provocative                                           Airbus hits turbulence; plane diverted
                                                                                                         steps against our ships or against any ships that are transiting                                            CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — An Air Canada jetliner made an
   SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson                                                      what is a primary international waterway.”
ended his long-shot bid for the Democratic presidential nomi-                                                                                                                                                     emergency landing in Calgary on Thursday after 10 people
                                                                                                            In Tehran, Iranian Foreign Ministry officials said they were                                          were injured when the Airbus A319 hit turbulence during a
nation Thursday after poor finishes in the first two contests in                                         unaware of the U.S. protest. At a Pentagon news conference,
Iowa and New Hampshire. He praised all of his Democratic                                                                                                                                                          cross-country flight. None of the injuries were life-threatening,
                                                                                                         Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the Iranian boats had acted                                          said Bryce Paton of the Calgary Airport Authority.
rivals but endorsed no one. He encouraged voters to “take a                                              “in a pretty aggressive manner.”
long and thoughtful look” and elect one of them president.                                                                                                                                                           The jet, carrying 88 people from Victoria, British Columbia,
   Richardson said that although his support at the polls lagged                                                                                                                                                  to Toronto, was diverted to Calgary for the emergency landing,
the front-runners, many of his leading rivals had moved closer                                           Kerry endorses Obama for president,                                                                      officials said.
to his positions on such issues as the war in Iraq and educating                                         bypassing Clinton and Edwards                                                                               The plane landed safely at 8:30 a.m. with a request for med-
young Americans at home. “Despite overwhelming financial                                                                                                                                                          ical units to meet the aircraft because of injuries on board, Paton
and political odds, I am proud of the campaign we waged ... and                                             CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — John Kerry, the 2004                                                          said. Ambulances surrounded the jet and paramedics and tend-
most importantly the influence we had on the issues that matter                                          Democratic presidential nominee, gave Barack Obama a timely                                              ed to the injured.
the most to the future of this country,” he said.                                                        endorsement Thursday, snubbing Hillary Rodham Clinton as
   On a less serious note, he estimated the long campaign had                                            well as his own vice presidential running mate.
                                                                                                            Kerry came to South Carolina to embrace Obama, two weeks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BIKRAM YOGA
included 200 debates. He quickly amended that to 24 but said
“it felt like 200.” Richardson, 60, announced his decision at the                                        before the state’s primary and with Obama needing a boost after                                                                                                     UKIAH
state Capitol, saying he was returning to “the best job in the                                           Clinton’s emotional victory over him in New Hampshire.                                                         Service CENTER
world” as New Mexico’s governor.                                                                            Quoting a black American hero in endorsing the man who
                                                                                                         hopes to be the first black president, Kerry told a cheering                                                  859 N. State Street                                   Winter
U.S. protests Iranian harassment                                                                         crowd, “Martin Luther King said that the time is always right to
                                                                                                         do what is right.” Now is the time, Kerry said, to declare “that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (707) 462-4472                                      is Here
of U.S. warships in Persian Gulf                                                                         Barack Obama can be, will be and should be the next president
                                                                                                         of the United States.”                                                                                            15 minute                                        Warm up
   WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Thursday
lodged a formal diplomatic protest with Iran over an incident
                                                                                                            The Massachusetts senator said there were other candidates                                                     oil change                                       with Yoga
                                                                                                         he had worked with and respected but Obama was best able to                                                                                                      115 W. Church St • Ukiah • 468-YOGA
last weekend in which Iranian speedboats harassed U.S. war-                                              bring Americans together.

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cover.                                                                 California, Melissa Chaty,                                                                             rehearsing for the competi-
  MAD COW JAZZ -- Jazz music; Shanachie Pub; 50 S.                     will be performing at the                                                                              tion. On Tuesday, Jan. 22, she
Main, Willits; 8 p.m.; no cover, tips appreciated; 459-9194.           Miss Mendocino County-                                                                                 will have a personal inter-
                                                                       Miss North Coast-Miss                                                                                  view with the judges. The
                                                                       Northern Counties                                                                                      three nights of preliminary
FRIDAY                                                                 Scholarship Program on                                                                                 competition shows start that
                                                                       Saturday night at 7:00 P.M. at                                                                         evening when Chaty will
  DJ DANCE MUSIC -- DJ dance music with Smokin’                        the Ukiah High School                                                                                  compete in the evening gown
Joe; Perkins Street Lounge; 228 E. Perkins St., Ukiah; 9               Cafetorium.                                                                                            and physical fitness contests.
p.m.                                                                       Chaty will be singing the                                                                          She will perform her talent
  SMOKEHOUSE GAMBLERS -- Blues music;                                  song she will perform at Miss                                                                          on Wednesday, Jan. 23, and
Shanachie Pub; 50 S. Main, Willits; 9 p.m.; no cover, tips             America, and Liberty Egloff,                                                                           her on-stage question will be
appreciated; 459-9194.                                                 Miss Mendocino County                                                                                  on Jan. 24. During the two-
                                                                       2007 will also perform.                                                                                hour finals show which airs
SATURDAY                                                               Seven contestants will com-                                                                            on Saturday, Jan. 26 on TLC,
                                                                       pete for the title of Miss                                                                             the Top 16 will announced.
   DJ DANCE MUSIC-- DJ dance music with Smokin’                        Mendocino County 2008 and                                                                              These young women will
Joe; Perkins Street Lounge; 228 E. Perkins St., Ukiah; 9               nine for the Miss North Coast                                                                          repeat the physical fitness
p.m.                                                                   and Miss Northern Counties                                                                             and evening gown phases of
   KARAOKE -- Live entertainment;Yokayo Bowl; 1401 N.                  titles. The three winners will                                                                         competition, and the group
State St., Ukiah; 7 to 11 p.m.; no cover; 462-8686.                    represent our program at the                                                                           will be narrowed to the Top 8
   RONNY LEE -- Texas blues; Shanachie Pub; 50 S.                      Miss California 2008 pageant                                                                           who perform their talents and
Main, Willits; 9 p.m.; $3 cover; 459-9194.                             in June.                                                                                               answer on-stage questions.
   COUNTRY GENTS BAND -- Dance music; Ukiah                                Chaty’s reign as Miss                                                                              The runners-up will then be
Senior Center, Bartlett Hall; 495 Leslie St., Ukiah; 7 to 10           California began at the end of                                                                         announced, and Miss
p.m.; $8 cover; adults 18 and over welcome.                            June, and she has been busy                                                                            America 2008 will be
   FRAME OF MIND -- Live music; Caspar Inn; 14957                      since then with parades, car                                                                           crowned.
Caspar Rd., Caspar; 9:30 p.m.; $7 cover.                               shows, fashion shows, benefit                                                                             About 100 friends and
   CONTRA DANCE -- Live music by Laura Smith, Darin                    fundraisers and various other                                                                          family members will travel to
Smith, and Bob Laughton, Mavis McGaugh calling; Ukiah                  events around the state. In                                                                            Las Vegas for all or part of
Methodist Church; 206 N. Pine St., back entrance; begin-               August, Chaty was the guest                                                                            the competition. Also,
ners’ instruction 7 p.m., Dance from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.                of honor at a local                                                                                    America can cast one vote
   MISS MENDOCINO CEREMONY -- Miss Mendocino                           Homecoming Celebration                                                                                 each day for their favorite
County/ Miss North Coast/ Miss Northern Counties cere-                 held at Barra of Mendocino                                                                             contestant at http://tlc.discov-
mony; Ukiah High School Cafetorium; 1000 Low Gap                       attended by 200 guests from                                                                  
Road, Ukiah; 7 p.m.; $15 admission.                                    around the state.                                                                                      testants.html The one with
   WINTER DANCE -- Pride Alliance Network Winter                           She had the opportunity in                                                                         the highest number of votes
Dance; Saturday Afternoon Club; 107 S. Oak St., Ukiah; 6               October to enjoy a four-day       Awareness,” including serv-       raise funds for children in        will be included in the Top
to 11:30 p.m.; $10 to $25 entry; 1-888-237-9873.                       Caribbean cruise with             ing as spokesperson and           need.                              16, so be sure to vote for
                                                                       pageant friends, including 30     leader for many of                    Last month Chaty had fun       Miss California!
                                                                                                         California’s Memory Walks,        lighting the world’s largest          Chaty was born and raised
MONDAY                                                                 of the Miss America contes-
                                                                       tants. In November, all 52        the national fundraiser for the   Christmas tree at Discovery        in Ukiah and Redwood
                                                                       contestants taped “Miss           Alzheimer’s Association. She      Kingdom. She sang                  Valley, graduating from
   MICROPHONE NIGHT -- Sing or play an instrument;                                                       was especially honored to be      Christmas songs and was fea-
Club 711; 711 S. State St., Ukiah; 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; 462-              America-Reality Check” for                                                                             Ukiah High School in 2002
                                                                       The Learning Channel which        part of the Alzheimer’s bene-     tured on a Christmas special       and from Westmont College
7111.                                                                                                    fit held in Mendocino County      for the Discovery Channel.
                                                                       is currently airing on Friday                                                                          in 2006. While she currently
                                                                       nights. Even though she           in September, “Climbing the       She, of course, has also been      resides in San Diego and
TUESDAY                                                                reports that it can be a little   Mountain Together,” which         diligently preparing for the       works as a Marketing
                                                                       overwhelming having 52 girls      raised funds to assist local      competition, including inter-      Assistant for the San Diego
   KARAOKE -- Every Tuesday; Perkins Street Lounge;                    who want to change the            families with caregiving          view training, fitness training,   Chapter of the Alzheimer’s
228 E. Perkins St., Ukiah; 8 p.m.; free.                               world living under one roof,      needs.                            vocal lessons, and wardrobe        Association, she visits home
   TAHITIAN DANCE -- Every Tuesday night; Mendocino                    she says had a great time and         The 52 Miss America con-      selection, with which she gets     as often as possible.
Ballet Studio; 205 S. State St.; Ukiah; ages 11 to 99; 5:30            made some wonderful, life-        testants also support the         assistance from Priscilla             Tickets for Saturday
to 6:30 p.m.; $8 to $11.                                               time friendships.                 Children’s Miracle Network,       Ryan, wardrobe coordinator,        night’s event are $15 and are
                                                                           Chaty has been busy pro-      the official platform of the      including her evening gown         available at Mendocino Book
WEDNESDAY                                                              moting her platform,
                                                                       “Alzheimer’s Advocacy and
                                                                                                         organization, by participating
                                                                                                         in related events and helping
                                                                                                                                           for the Miss America compe-
                                                                                                                                                                              Company, Rod’s Shoes or at
                                                                                                                                                                              the door.
at Yokayo Bowl; 1401 N. State St., Ukiah; 7 to 11 p.m.;
family hours 6 to 8 p.m.; no cover; 462-8686.                                                                                                 • Parenting and social-skills training for parents;
  OPEN MIC NIGHT -- Open Mic; Ukiah Brewing Co.; 102
S. State St., Ukiah; 8:30 p.m.; free; 468-5898.
                                                                       COMMUNITY BRIEFS                                                       • Emergency food and shelter, transitional and permanent
                                                                                                                                           supportive housing programs; and
                                                                                                                                              • Senior food and mental-health programs.
                                                                                                                                              Contact Chanda Zirkelbach, Vice President of Community
                                                                       New health and education
Tragic endings                                                         series planned at the Senior Center
                                                                                                                                           Impact at 528-4485 ext.110 or via e-mail at chanda.zirkel-
                                                                                                                                  for more information and to learn how to
                                                                                                                                           access our online-application website.

and new beginnings                                                        The Ukiah Senior Center is starting a new series of programs
                                                                       which will encompass a wide variety of subjects. Local com-
                                                                       munity professionals, practitioners and individuals will provide
                                                                                                                                              There will be an applicant orientation Feb. 1, from 2 to 4
                                                                                                                                           p.m. at the Santa Rosa Transit Department Training Room 103,
                                                                                                                                           located at 45 Stony Point Road, Santa Rosa.
   “For death is no more
than a turning of us over                                              presentations in mini workshops or lectures which will be open
from time to eternity.” --
William Penn
                                                       Looking         to citizens of all ages.
                                                                          Some of the topics planned are: Health (Acupuncture,
                                                                                                                                           Temporary Assistance Program
                                                                                                                                           seeking winter-weight clothing
     Saying goodbye… Like
                                                       about           Holistic and General Health tips); How to Protect Yourself on
                                                                       the Web; Lifestyles; Finances/ Investments; Organizations and          The Temporary Assistance Program at the Ukiah Community
Charlie Brown, goodbyes are                            By Carole       Community Resources such as Hospice, HICAP, Project                 Center, which provides personal care items like shampoo, blan-
hard to say and do. Tragedy, no                        Hester          Sanctuary; Cooking Classes; ldentity Theft; Fire & security         kets, tents and clothes to those in need, is no longer accepting
stranger to so many, struck on                                         Tips; Simple First Aid (recognizing strokes, etc., what to do);     regular clothing donations.
Jan. 2, impacting three Ukiah                                          Government Officials; a Durable Power of Attorney for Health           The response this year has been incredible, with clothing
families through injury or                                             Care workshop where the public could actually complete the          donations coming in regularly. But even with this year’s excel-
death. This is to honor one of     Thou didst not lose Him in giv-                                                                         lent response, the Temporary Assistance Program is still look-
                                   ing, so do we not lose him by       health care directive document during the session; Business
those individuals: Jamie                                               involving developing a web site; and Veteran panels or discus-      ing for winter coats, blankets, sleeping bags and tents.
Bracewell.                         his return. Not as the world                                                                               Those interested in providing donations to the Temporary
                                   giveth, givest thou, O, Lover of    sions.
   Jamie, born 1981, passed                                                                                                                Assistance Program can do so by contacting Veronica
away that day. His Mass and        souls…what Thou givest Thou            The series is designed to stimulate interest in community ser-
                                   takest not away. For what is        vice, provide helpful advice and instruction, educate and           Moynahan at 462-8879, or by visiting the Ukiah Community
interment this week brought                                                                                                                Center at 888 N. State St. during regular business hours. The
together a wide diversity of       Thine is ours also if we are        increase awareness in prevention and coping with physical ail-
                                   Thine.                              ments and to benefit the community at large.                        UCC is open from 8 a.m. until noon. and from 1 p.m. until 5
persons who gathered to honor                                                                                                              p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. The UCC is
him and celebrate his 26 years        “And life is eternal, and love      For more information on the upcoming programs or to vol-
                                   is immortal, and death is only                                                                          open from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. on
of life.                                                               unteer your services to conduct a presentation, contact Betty       Thursdays.
   The son of Bill and Margie      an horizon. And an horizon is       McGlade at 467-0960.
Bracewell, laughter was an         nothing save the limit of our
undercurrent throughout the        sight. Lift us up, strong son of                                                                        Hospice of Ukiah thrift
day as joyous times were           God, that we may see further.       Runners to meet on Sunday mornings.
recalled. David Chan recalled a       “Cleanse our eyes that we                                                                            store seeking volunteers
                                   may see more clearly. Draw us         A group of runners, including The North Coast Striders, wil
game of hide and seek as                                               lmeet every Sunday at 8 a.m., in front of the tennis courts on         The Hospice of Ukiah thrift store is looking for members of
youngsters when Jamie hid in       closer to thyself, that we may                                                                          the community who would wish to volunteer a couple of hours
                                   know ourselves to be nearer to      Low Gap Road, across from Ukiah High School. All runners
the dryer. His older brother was                                                                                                           a week. They have a variety of tasks for the volunteers.
“it” and saw Jamie in the dryer    our loved ones who are with         and walkers are invited to attend.
                                                                                                                                              For more information, call 462-3141, or visit the Thrift Store
and pushed the start button (no    Thee.                                 For more information, call Rodger at 468-9569.                    at 724 N. State St., Ukiah.
one was hurt). Jamie, accord-         “And while Thou dost pre-
ing to David, played baseball      pare a place for us, prepare us     Mendocino County Veterans Service
but loved looking at the flow-     also for that happy place, that                                                                         Mendocino County Child Care Planning
ers more than watching the         where Thou art we may be also       Office seeking volunteer drivers                                    Council seeking new members
game. David added, “I can          forevermore. Amen.”
                                      Michael Bracewell, Jamie’s          The Veterans’ Service Office in Ukiah is looking for volun-         The next meeting of the Mendocino County Child Care
think of Jamie at any point of                                         teer drivers to drive veterans from Ukiah to the Veterans
the day and laugh. He could        older brother wrote in part,                                                                            Planning Council will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 1:30
make people laugh so easily.”      “May your journey take you to       Medical Center in San Fransisco. A regular California drivers’      to 4:30 p.m. in the South East Room at the Mendocino County
   Jamie’s incredible artistic     a place of peace and harmony.       license is reqired. This is an opportunity to get to know veter-    Office of Education, 2240 Old River Road, Ukiah. The Council
talent adorned the windows         You will be missed, little broth-   ans in the community and to give something back to those who        is currently seeking new members to serve two year terms as
and vestibule of the church,       er.”                                have served.                                                        appointed by either the Board of Supervisors or the
said display created and exe-         This is written to continue         Their office is looking for someone who is willing to drive      Superintendent of Schools.
cuted by Michael, his dryer-       the celebration of life of this     one day a week. For more information, call their office between        The public is welcome and may use time set aside on the
friendly brother!! Jamie’s art     magical young man.                  8 a.m. and 5 p.m. any weekday.                                      agenda to address the Council. For more information, call Child
and his musical interest -- he        Dizzy fingers… If you                                                                                Care Planning Council Manager, Anne Rosenthol at 467-5143,
played bass, piano, and cello --   missed the 16th annual                                                                                  or visit the website at
were so much a part of him         Professional Pianist Concerts       United Way requests funding proposals                                  The Mendocino County Child Care Planning Council pro-
   A favorite poem of Jamie’s,     you missed a stellar perfor-           As part of the United Way Community Impact Agenda,               vides leadership in identifying child care needs, priorities, and
by Bede Jarrett, O.P., was read    mance and humorous repartee         United Way of Sonoma-Mendocino-Lake is requesting funding           resources. The Council advocates for accessible, affordable,
by Kathy Chan, some of which       by the keyboard artists. These      proposals from all agencies in Sonoma, Mendocino, and Lake          quality child care for all families in the county. The Council
goes like this: “We seem to        concerts have always been           Counties providing services in our four Focused Funding areas:      promotes collaboration, serves as a convener for policy change
give him back to thee, o God,                                             • After-school and summer programs focused on youth in           and local capacity building, and educates the community about
who gavest Him to us. Yet as          See LOOKING, Page A-5            grades four through eight;                                          child care issues.
A-4 – FRIDAY, JAN. 11, 2008
 Editor: K.C. Meadows, 468-3526                                                          The Ukiah Daily Journal                                                                      

Letters from our readers
Using up our share
                                                                                                                                                     From the desk of ...
    To the Editor:
    When I read the occasional letters of
complaint that the price of gas is too high,
or that it is cheaper by a few pennies on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                        GEORGE WILL
other side of the hill, I start to wonder what
the complainers are thinking. Do they
believe they are more deserving than the
rest of the world, or that having abundantly
available cheap gas is their God-given right
as Americans?
                                                                                                                                                     The marathon is on
    On the first trading day of the New Year,                                                                                                            Like the Roman god Janus, from which this godfor-
as Americans were putting away their party                                                                                                           saken month takes its name, the two parties' voters in
hats, the world commodity price of a barrel                                                                                                          two states have looked in different directions. After six
of crude oil broke through the $100 barrier.                                                                                                         months of intense campaigning, in just six transforma-
If this event is a harbinger of things to                                                                                                            tive days Iowa spoke and contrarian New Hampshire
come we will see $4 gas at the pumps                                                                                                                 said: On the other hand ...
before too long. Maybe at this point the                                                                                                                 These states perhaps started a marathon -- it might
complainers might start thinking about                                                                                                               not reach a decisive crescendo on Feb. 5 when 22
economizing. If they are not getting at least                                                                                                        states choose -- between two formidable Democratic
50 mpg already they might consider getting                                                                                                           candidates with ardent constituencies. Meanwhile,
rid of whatever it is they are driving                                                                                                               Republicans, illustrating this year's elemental asym-
instead of blaming the most accessible fall                                                                                                          metry, may be contemplating a choice among John
guys - the merchants - when price inflation                                                                                                          McCain, Mike Huckabee, Mitt Romney and Rudy
hits all of our pocket books.                                                                                                                        Giuliani.
    To keep a perspective they might also                                                                                                                If McCain, who in 2000 won Michigan after win-
consider that $4 gas is still a bargain when                                                                                                         ning New Hampshire, takes it again next Tuesday,
the price in England and many other                                                                                                                  Romney will be, in e.e. cummings' words, "a recent
European countries is currently hovering          tion.                                            sess more than a total of 25 plants “per          footprint in the sand of was." None of the four candi-
around $10 per gallon.                               • As in the example of alcohol prohibi-       case,” meaning prosecution case, or parcel.       dates is close to enkindling a substantial plurality of
    There is a reason for this price inflation    tion in the early 20th century, marijuana           • Virtually all the abuses related to mari-    the party to a temperature comparable to that of Hillary
and it’s not the service stations that simply     prohibition has given rise to violent thefts,    juana production are caused by irresponsi-        Clinton's and Barack Obama's cohorts.
pass their costs on to consumers. When the        vastly inflated prices, organized criminal       ble growers whose actions violate state law
current administration made their move on                                                                                                                The wrong question about Obama has been
                                                  enterprise, and an atmosphere of official        and are not protected either by medical           "Where's the beef?" -- "beef" meaning policy sub-
controlling the oil market by invading Iraq,      corruption. Eventually and after long            marijuana regulations or Measure G. There
attempting regime change in Iran and                                                                                                                 stance. Policy papers in profusion can be ginned up by
                                                  painful experience, repeal of prohibition        is a general lack of marijuana enforcement        campaign advisers, of whom Obama has plenty. The
Venezuela, and funding several proxy wars         and the legalization, regulation and taxa-       below the level of hundreds of plants per
in African oil-rich states, the oil market                                                                                                           right question is whether he is a souffle -- pretty and
                                                  tion of alcohol quieted the controversy,         garden due to the sheer volume of produc-         pleasing, but mostly air and apt to collapse if jostled.
became unstable. What resulted is that            eliminated the abuses and provides vast          tion relative to law enforcement resources.
most of the world’s major oil fields are                                                                                                             Presidential politics is an exhausting, hard, occasional-
                                                  sums of revenue for governments. One day,        Measure G is not responsible for this situa-      ly even cruel vetting process -- necessarily so, given
now militarized, which is a very expensive        may a generation wiser than ours do the          tion.
overhead. The price of oil in the U.S. is                                                                                                            the stakes -- and now that he has been bumped hard we
                                                  same for marijuana.                                 • Measure G seeks to exempt up to 25           shall see if there is steel beneath the sleek gray suit.
subsidized by assigning those overhead               • Medical marijuana presents insoluble        plants per case from prosecution, but only
expenses to “defense costs,” and borrowing        problems because in seeking to decriminal-       for personal use whether medical or recre-            Regarding Clinton, Iowa Democrats seemed to
from the future with huge deficits.               ize this widely popular and mildly addic-        ational. It explicitly calls for the continued    experience a great flinch, contemplating, then recoil-
Estimates by some economists believe that         tive drug only for a select class of con-        prohibition of marijuana cultivation, pos-        ing from, the prospect of a Clinton restoration. New
if the cost at the pump included military         sumers, instead of across the board, it has      session and transportation for sale.              Hampshire Democrats, however, demonstrated that
costs for protecting the oil fields and           created what amounts to a state sanctioned          • Finally, both the county and the cities      her candidacy might not be so brittle after all. But Iowa
pipelines it would result in $10 to $11 dol-      franchise for the production of a banned         of Willits and Ukiah over the past year           might have been a harbinger of flinches to come, espe-
lars per gallon.                                  substance without providing for the safe         have passed progressively tougher laws            cially if her husband continues to behave as he perhaps
    The U.S. had more than its share of oil       and legal distribution of that substance.        regulating medical marijuana. To call for         cannot help but behave.
to start with, but in the last century export-       This keeps the price high even while          further restrictions at this time is irrespon-        Sixteen years ago, the Clintons advertised them-
ed it and used up most of it wastefully with      supply rises relative to demand. This exor-      sible without seeing how effective the new        selves as generational archetypes. How right they
very little left for our children. Now we         bitant and easy profit potential encourages      regulations function in the next growing          were.
must import most of our petroleum needs           rampant and amateur investment to the            season. Let there be a cease fire in the mar-         Led Zeppelin's recent reunion concert in London
to the tune of over 20 million barrels a day.     extent that even minor children have             ijuana wars to let the smoke clear and            exemplified a tiresome phenomenon -- geezer rock
When oil is $100 a barrel and higher we           entered the industry, reaping incomes            count the casualties. Let’s all take a deep       groups catering to baby boomer nostalgia. Speaking of
are being assured of more resource wars on        greater than most adults.                        breath and go on to other issues at this          the boomers' inexhaustible fascination with them-
an even larger scale than Iraq.                      • Despite rhetoric to the contrary,           time. For more information, please see            selves, Bill Clinton has transformed his wife's cam-
    About five or six years ago I heard a         Measure G does not provide a legal justifi-                         paign into his narcissism tour. As The New York Times
talk by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. He said that        cation for medical marijuana caregivers                                       Richard Johnson      dryly described a New Hampshire appearance the day
if everybody traded in their gas guzzlers            -- contract growers -- to cultivate or pos-                                             Ukiah   after her Iowa rejection: "He talked about his adminis-
for cars that got just 7 mpg more, there                                                                                                             tration, his foundation work and some about his wife."
would be no need for imported oil. So why                                                                                                                She, the afterthought, arrived in New Hampshire
not change a wasteful lifestyle before you                                                                                                           spoiling for a fight but missing the point.
are forced to.                                                                                                                                       Mountaineering on molehills, she said Obama has
                              Robert Feltman                                                                                                         changed some positions. But people inebriated by
                                  Potter Valley                                                                                                      "hope" for "change" are not smitten about issues, con-
                                                                                                                                                     cerning which the differences between him and her
                                                                                                                                                     must be measured by ideological micrometers. Voters
Don’t repeal Measure G                                                                                                                               are attracted to him as iron filings are to a magnet.
    To the Editor:                                                                                                                                   Mind hardly enters into this response to his nimbus of
    I urge your readers not to rely on the                                                                                                           novelty, and it is impossible to reason people out of
front page stories in Saturday’s UDJ and                                                                                                             affiliations they have not been reasoned into.
repeated on the web page concerning two                                                                                                                  The Clintons' decision to cast the election as a
marijuana related news stories that hap-                                                                                                             bridge back to the 1990s -- to themselves; another
pened on Friday, Jan. 4.                                                                                                                             bridge to nowhere -- has her campaign, in characteris-
    I represent the Green Party of                                                                                                                   tically retrospective mode, stressing that by the time
Mendocino, which sponsored Measure G in                                                                                                              her husband won his first 1992 contest, in Georgia, he
the year 2000. And as its principle author                                                                                                           had lost six others.
and circulator, it is my duty to tell voters                                                                                                             But Georgia's primary was on March 3, a month
why they should not repeal it.                                                                                                                       later than this year's Feb. 5, 22-state cymbal-crash
    This I attempted to do at the “special”                                                                                                          event. Jay Cost, a University of Chicago doctoral can-
meeting of the Ukiah City Council on                                                                                                                 didate, notes that although Clinton did indeed lose
Friday afternoon but was cut off by Mayor                                                                                                            seven of the first nine contests, he lost to four different
Crane after three minutes. I have seven rea-                                                                                                         competitors: Tom Harkin, Bob Kerrey, Paul Tsongas
sons, but your reporter only attributed to                                                                                                           and Jerry Brown. That limp down memory lane under-
me a statement actually made by someone                                                                                                              scores how much time has flown since the Clintons
else.                                                                                                                                                were fresh faces.
    Measure G, now enrolled as Mendocino                                                                                                                 Iowa's results created what Sen. Clinton had hoped
County ordinance 9.36, should not be                                                                                                                 to delay for many weeks -- a binary choice, her against
repealed at this time because:                                                                                                                       one rival. Now she, like her rival, must show her steel.
    • Above all, Measure G is a crucially                                                                                                            Republicans must show staying power.
important statement of the official policy of
Mendocino County that marijuana should
                                                                                 WHERE TO WRITE                                                          Huckabee -- Where is Pakistan? Who is Darwin?
                                                                                                                                                     Why is Wall Street so icky to Main Street? -- might be
be completely decriminalized at the state         President George Bush: The White        rep                           a fluke of the nominating schedule that put Iowa,
and federal levels. In passing this voter ini- House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washing-                                                               planted thick with evangelicals, first. He won just 14
tiative by 58 percent, we became the first                                                            Assemblywoman Patty Berg: State
                                               ton, D.C. 20500; (202) 456-1111, FAX                                                                  percent of Iowa's nonevangelicals, among whom he
county in the nation to make that declara-                                                         Assembly District 1, Capitol, Rm. 4146,           finished fourth. Where would McCain be if the sched-
                                               (202)456-2461.                                      Sacramento, 95814. (916) 319-2001;                ule had not offered him an early chance to romance
                                                  Governor Arnold Schwarzeneg-                     Berg's Ukiah field representative is Ruth         New Hampshire again? Giuliani, supposedly able to
  LETTER POLICY                                ger: State Capitol, Sacramento, 95814.              Valenzuela. Ukiah office located at 311 N.        compete in the Northeast, spent $3 million on adver-
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                                                                                                      C OMMUNITY                                                                     FRIDAY, JAN. 11, 2008 – A-5

New Year offers a promise of good times
   I always like a good come-                                             working closer and smarter to          eyes and imagine the deli-            ular community events               ests add to the new and
back story. We’ve all seen                                                ensure their place in the com-         cious aroma of garlic and             around. For just a buck you         improved version of the
these miraculous turnarounds                                              munity. Here’s an update of            tomato & meat sauce wafting           can enjoy ice cream, pie, cof-      Ukiah Senior Center. For a
in our celebrities and sports                                             just what is happening in              from the kitchen, Chianti bot-        fee and a short entertainment       complete schedule, call 462-
heroes, but when it happens                                               January:                               tles on each table holding            program. It happens every 4th       4343.
locally, involving our friends                                                • Jan. 12 -- A new free            tapered candles, soft Italian         Monday, from 2 to 3 p.m.                The Center also has a
and neighbors it’s very heart-                                            Seminar Series will begin              music, and then Italiana Chef         Call Nancy Paxton 485-5231.         Foundation where you can
warming.                                                                  with lectures from local prac-         Lillian, stepping out of the          The Computer Lab offers vol-        list the Center in your will or
   One such story involves                                                titioners and professionals on         kitchen to make sure every-           unteer instructors three morn-      estate or send in money
the Ukiah Senior Center. I                                                subjects that will interest peo-       one has “basta” (plenty) of           ings a week from 10 a.m. to         directly to the Foundation.
have watched it go through                                                ple of all ages. The premiere          everything. Dinner at 6 also          noon to help you grasp the          The money does not go into
several major changes in the                                              seminar will feature Alan              includes salad, garlic bread          electronic world; Bingo is          the General Fund, but instead
past 20 years, beginning with                                             Sunbeam, Acupuncturist, who            and dessert for just $8. Call         played twice a week. Call           has the purpose of securing
an organization in great need         Community chatter                   will explain the healing art           462-4343 for more informa-            462-4343 for details.               the Center’s existence. You
of new blood and ideas to             By Kathy Davidson                   from 1 to 3 p.m. in Bartlett           tion or tickets.                         There’s much more --             can also make a straight
encourage membership and                                                  Hall -- the main building at              Tax Assistance will begin          See’s Candy sales are ongo-         donation to go into the
community support in the                                                  the Center. Call Betty                 in February between 9:30              ing; Senior transportation ser-     General Fund to provide ser-
‘80s. In the ‘90s the organiza-       Executive Director to the           McGlade at 467-0960 for                a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays          vices get seniors where they        vices to the entire facility and
tion encountered tremendous           next, and to the next until         information.                           and Fridays. A major happen-          need to go; Adult Day Health        all of its programs.
financial stress and a threat of      finally the Center emerged              • Jan. 16 -- Volunteer             ing in February is the reloca-        Care takes care of the elderly          I couldn’t possibly fit in all
foreclosure and possible loss         debt-free after the sell off of a   Recruitment Day features               tion of the Thrift Store to           during the day so that their        the new, revised or re-
of an important facility in our       portion of their property and,      reps from all the different            Leslie Street. Volunteers and         caregivers can have a break; a      vamped activities and events
community.                            lookin’ good with a new             Center programs, events and            trucks are needed to help in          special gourmet take out            that have be improved or
   Several executive directors        Leslie Street face-lift inside      activities to give you infor-          the move. Interested parties          lunch service on Wednesdays         added in the past seven years,
have tried very hard to turn          and out from services and           mation and help you choose.            should call Ava at 467-0110           by Annie B’s is growing in          but it is impressive. There’s a
things around and would suc-          supplies donated by commu-          Activities and events range            to offer your assistance.             popularity; indulge in a great      new board with good energy
ceed for a time, only to even-        nity businesses and organiza-       from Bingo, Dining, Dances,               Beginning March 4 -- Art           and reasonable hot lunch            and ideas (there are one or
tually succumb to severe              tions. They re-organized their      Ice Cream Social, Coffee Bar,          classes will begin their 5-ses-       every day by Zack’s Catering        two Board openings), and
burnout. The volunteer base           space, added services, and          Front Desk, Thrift Store and           sion class (alternating weeks)        (advance reservation). By the       you are invited to join in the
was dwindling, the baby               membership and community            more. Even Board Seats are             with local crafter Lynn               way, the Journal publishes the      Center activities in any way
boomers weren’t interested in         participation began to grow.        available. What would you              Crutcher who will instruct in         calendar for the month so you       you like. I encourage you to
participation, and finances              There are still challenges       find interesting? Call Activity        oil painting. $30 for material        can plan which day you want         revisit the Center by trying
only got worse.                       towards prosperity and finan-       Director, Oni LaGioia 462-             and pre-registration is a must.       to dine; cards; a Sewing            out one or more of these
   In spite of it all, in the new     cial security as with any non-      4343 -ext. 116 for details.            Call Oni at 462-4343 ext 116.         Group; a great Lend-out             entertainment options.
century, progress was gained,         profit, but the Board and the           • Jan. 18 -- Italian Night --         The monthly Ice Cream              Library and reading area -- all     Remember, Out of the Mud,
step-by-step from one                 membership seem to be               A family dinner. Close your            Social is one of the most pop-        of these activities and inter-      Grows the Lotus.

Looking                               new ownership and is going
                                      into its 86th year in Ukiah! The
                                      Maple has done so well this
                                                                          facility will open to the public
                                                                          with new evening meal hours
                                                                          beginning Monday, January 12
                                                                                                                 attention and assistance with
                                                                                                                 drinks, trays, high chairs and
                                                                                                                 other help they may need.
                                                                                                                                                          Meals-on-Wheels delivered
                                                                                                                                                       by Plowshares to the homes of
                                                                                                                                                       disabled seniors will continue
                                                                                                                                                                                           between the hours of about 2
                                                                                                                                                                                           and 7:30 p.m., Monday through
                                                                                                                                                                                           Friday. Volunteer jobs include
   Continued from Page A-3            past year that they are expand-     at 5:30 for families and seniors,      Family-oriented activities are        as before, except for a delivery    food prep, cooking, serving,
                                      ing to include hours for dinner.    and from 6 to 6:30 p.m. for the        on the drawing board for the          time a few hours later in the       clean-up and help with Meals-
fundraisers benefiting local             Owner Rosemary Brown             general public. Free, hot, five-       future, to help those in need         day.                                on-Wheels, though volunteers
schools or foundations, featur-       explained, “We have so many         course meals will be served to         with children to feel welcome,           The       new     Plowshares     who want to deliver Meals-on-
ing all the pianists on stage         regular customers who have          all in need, with no questions         safe and comfortable.                 Community Dining Room was           Wheels will need strong per-
throughout the performance,           asked, ‘when are you doing          asked or paperwork required.               However, the homeless and         largely funded by local dona-       sonal references. Students 12
including the audience “in” as        dinners?’ and I’d reply, ‘we           “We have traditionally              all others in need will still be as   tions. The list of major donors     and older are also welcome to
they trade stories and songs. All     aren’t planning to do dinners.’     served the homeless and needy          welcome as ever to come and           from our community was              do community-service hours as
sorts of magical moments              Well, after so many requests I      of our community and we will           eat, and to access a variety of       impressive.             Because     their schedules allow, and
occurred. New this year to the        started to think -- why not? I      continue to do so,” says               other services. Plowshares will       Plowshares expects to be serv-      groups are encouraged to con-
lineup was David Lisle who            definitely wanted to get a                                                                                       ing an estimated doubled num-       sider cooking or serving
                                                                          Plowshares Executive Director          still offer almost all of its other   ber of the hungry and those in
brought immense showman-              whole year under our belt           Mary Buckley.                          current services for the home-                                            together once a month.
ship in his bright fuchsia jacket                                                                                                                      need, ongoing community sup-           Donations to Plowshares
                                      before I took on another               “But we have come to real-          less including laundry in the         port for its meals and other pro-
and multi-colored tie, along          responsibility.                     ize that the hunger need is now        form of vouchers for a local                                              may be mailed to PO Box 475,
with a dynamic comedic flair!                                                                                                                          grams will be needed more           Ukiah, Calif. 95482-0475 or
                                         “So, here we are, scheduled      much greater than just the             laundromat; free mail, phone,         than ever. Fresh vegetables,        made online at www.plow-
David’s tender touch in “If           to open our doors (Wednesdays       homeless. We know that                 message and voicemail ser-
Ever I Would Leave You,”                                                                                                                               meat and dairy are ongoing For more
                                      through Saturdays) for dinner       hunger is now severely affect-         vices; haircuts, socks, diapers,      food needs, and donations are       information, to volunteer or
from “Camelot,” brought tears.        starting Jan. 16. We will be        ing local low-income working           personal care items, dog food,
His playing brought music to                                                                                                                           welcome.                            make a credit-card donation by
                                      closing like normal at 2 p.m.       people and school-age chil-            etc.; information, referral, out-        Volunteers are also needed,      phone, the number will be the
the heart.                            then reopening at 5 p.m. When       dren, so we are shifting from          reach workers and other ser-          for usually two hours at a time     same as before, 462-8582.
   Spencer Brewer, organizer          we open at night we will have a                                                                                                                         Cheer-i-o!
of this great shindig over the                                            lunchtime to evening hours to          vices and activities.                 once a week or once a month,
                                      separate dinner menu with the       make our meals and other ser-
years, let loose with a gentle        typical dinner cuisine such as
but extremely funny skit on the                                           vices available to those who
                                      steak, chicken, fish, pasta and     need them but cannot come at
subject of “please turn off your      even some Mexican food!
cell phones.” Additionally, he                                            our old lunchtime-restricted
                                      Many of our customers have          hours.”
paid tribute (very capably and        made comments that they want
humorously) to boogie woogie                                                 Plowshares is reaching out
                                      the same experience in the          to families and low-income
aficionado Ed Reinhart.               evening, so we definitely want
   The artists included “how                                              workers to let them know that
                                      to keep the atmosphere casual       they are welcome whether or
does one handle a hand injury”
                                      and relaxing as we have during      not they are homeless. No such
in their chat. Elena Casanova
injured her hands playing foot-       the day. Come check us out!”        distinction will be made except
ball with her brother (!) but            New digs… Plowshares is          for other services that will con-
went on to play “Flight of the        unveiled its new Community          tinue to be offered specifically
Bumblebee” and left the audi-         Dining Room at a grand open-        for the homeless. The early
ence amazed. Her first time to        ing open-house event on             seating for families and seniors
play a tango left the audience        Sunday afternoon, Jan. 6. The       allows them extra time, space,
breathless.                           new facility is located at 1346
   This community is so very          S. State St., across from the
blessed to have so many, many         Ukiah airport. The soft colors
talented artists in all sorts of      in the dining room are lovely
venues. Let’s celebrate the Arts      and the two huge refrigerators
by supporting them. When you          and roomy kitchen have volun-
                                      teer cooks excited to get to

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                                      show, new program informa-                                                                                                arts and sciences, the newspaper is an
many thanks to everyone who
worked so hard to put on this         tion and refreshments. The                                                                                                inexpensive way to diversify the daily
annual concert that enjoyed by
so many people of all ages.
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A-6 – FRIDAY, JAN. 11, 2008
Editor: Anthony Dion, 468-3518                                                                                                                                                     

                                           NHL | ALL STAR GAME                                                                                                                              KINGS 116 |
   CALENDAR                                Pronger and Getzlaf of champion Ducks top Salmons                                                                                                GRIZZLIES 113
This week:
• TODAY, Mendocino mens’
                                           remaining list of NHL’s West All-Stars    helps Kings
                                           By IRA PODELL                       Jovanovski, also an All-Star      last season. “It was something    lone representative, getting
basketball @ Yuba, 7:30
p.m.                                       Associated Press
                                               NEW YORK — Chris
                                                                               for the fifth time.
                                                                                  Getzlaf is set to make his
                                                                                                                 that I looked forward to and
                                                                                                                 hoped I would be a part of this
                                                                                                                                                   the nod over highly touted
                                                                                                                                                   rookie teammates Patrick
                                                                                                                                                                                            slip past
• TODAY, Mendocino
women’s basketball @
                                           Pronger and Ryan Getzlaf of
                                           the Stanley Cup champion
                                                                               All-Star debut at the Jan. 27
                                                                               game in Atlanta. The third-
                                                                                                                    The rest of the Eastern
                                                                                                                                                   Kane, who has 39 points, and
                                                                                                                                                   injured forward Jonathan
Yuba, 5:30 p.m.                            Anaheim Ducks were among            year center leads the Ducks       Conference team will be           Toews (32 points). Toews                    SACRAMENTO (AP) —
                                           16 players chosen Thursday to       with 48 points, enough to         announced Friday.                 likely wouldn’t have been                John Salmons had 28 points,
• TODAY, UHS boys bas-                     fill    out     the    Western      impress the NHL’s hockey             Chicago’s Duncan Keith         able to play due to a sprained           11 rebounds and seven assists
ketball vs. Rancho Cotate,                                                     operations department that        also was picked for his first     left knee.                               to help the Sacramento Kings
                                           Conference roster for the                                                                                                                        rally late in the fourth quarter
freshmen @ 4:30 p.m., jv 6                 NHL All-Star game.                  made the picks after consulta-    All-Star game in his third sea-      Dion Phaneuf of Calgary
p.m. and varsity 7:30 p.m                                                                                                                                                                   for a 116-113 victory over the
                                               Pronger, in his second sea-     tion with the league’s general    son, and fellow defenseman                                                 Memphis         Grizzlies     on
                                           son with the Ducks, will be         managers.                         Sergei Zubov of Dallas is            See ROSTERS, Page A-7                 Thursday night.
                                           making his fifth All-Star              “It’s     exciting,”   said    going to the midseason show-                                                  Down by 10 points mid-
                                           appearance — first since            Getzlaf, who had a team-high      case for the fourth time after    INSIDE: All-Star WAS F
                                                                                                                                                                                            way through the fourth quar-
                                           2004. He will be joined on          17 points during the Ducks’       not being chosen since 2000.      Ovechkin signs new                       ter, the Kings got back in the
                                           defense by Phoenix’s Ed             run to the Stanley Cup title         Keith was the Blackhawks’      contract extension....A-8                game with a 10-2 run and
                                                                                                                                                                                            pulled ahead behind the
COMMUNITY                                                                                                                                                                                   clutch play of Salmons,
      DIGEST UHS | GIRLS’ BASKETBALL                                                                                                                                                        Francisco Garcia and Brad
                                                                                                                                                                                            Miller, who had 22 points, 10

Mendo Rugby Club
 The Mendocino Rugby Club is
currently looking for players for the
                                               Lady Cats surge past Lobos                                                                                                                   rebounds and five assists.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Rudy Gay scored 31 points
                                                                                                                                                                                            for Memphis, which lost its
                                                                                                                                                                                            second straight and has
                                                                                                                                                                                            dropped 18 consecutive
2008 season which begins on                By ANTHONY DION                                                                                                                                  games in Sacramento going
January 26th.
 The team has begun practicing             The Daily Journal                                                                                                                                back to 1998 when they
and practices are held on                     With an eye on extending                                                                                                                      played in Vancouver. Pau
Wednesdays on the softball field at
5 p.m. All people are welcome with         their current dominant win-                                                                                                                      Gasol had 19 points, Mike
any experience level.                      ning streak, the Ukiah                                                                                                                           Miller made four 3-pointers
                                           Wildcats varsity girls basket-                                                                                                                   and scored 18, Michael
Jr. Shotgun Clinic                                                                                                                                                                          Conley had 15 and Juan
                                           ball team took to the court
  The Ukiah gun club will be host-         Thursday night against Elsie                                                                                                                     Carlos Navarro had 10 points
ing a junior shotgun clinic on
                                           Allen.                                                                                                                                           and six assists.
January 12th from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.                                                                                                                                                              Beno Udrih scored 25
The Clinic will be available to boys          Ukiah (12-3, 4-0) fought                                                                                                                      points and Garcia had 22,
and girls between the ages of 8
and 17.                                    off the Lobos and their own                                                                                                                      including a huge 3-pointer
  Attendees will learn basic firearm       early struggles from the floor                                                                                                                   late in the game. The Kings,
safety, proper firearm storage, the
Scholastic Clay Target Program             to cruise to an easy 57-29 win,                                                                                                                  who won their second
and Basic Fundamentals of                  their 12th of the season.                                                                                                                        straight, outscored Memphis
American Trap Shooting.                                                                                                                                                                     35-28 in the fourth quarter.
  Pizza lunch will be included. The           It was a tight contest early
cost:is $25, and 30 slots are avail-       as the Lady Cats got off to the                                                                                                                     Down 113-111, Salmons
able. To sign up call Coach Mann
                                           aforementioned slow start,                                                                                                                       was in trouble and almost lost
at 743-1141 or Coack Hendricks at                                                                                                                                                           the ball near the top of the cir-
743-2445.                                  however, with center Carrie
  Ukiah Gun Club is located on                                                                                                                                                              cle. But he found Garcia open
Vichy Springs Road.                        Reid down low Ukiah never                                                                                                                        on the baseline and his 3-
                                           gets too far behind.                                                                                                                             pointer put the Kings ahead
Jr. Trapshooting Clinic                       Reid, who finished with a                                                                                                                     for the first time since late in
                                           game-high 14 points and six                                                                                                                      the second quarter.
  The clinic will be held on Jan.12
from 9a.m. to 1p.m. The cost is $25        rebounds, kept the Lady Cats                                                                                                                        Trailing 114-113, Gay
and lunch will be provided. The            ahead 4-2 for much of the first                                                                                                                  made one of his few mistakes
topics of discussion will include                                                                                                                                                           all game, losing the ball on a
safety, handling and storage of            quarter as the rest of the team
firearms, the history of trapshoot-        fought through their shooting                                                                                                                    dribble drive to the basket.
ing etc.
                                           woes.                                                                                                                                            Brad Miller made two free
   Firearms and ammo will be pro-                                                                                                                                                           throws with 2.5 seconds left,
vided.                                        In the second quarter,                                                                                                                        then stole the inbounds pass
  To sign up and get more info call
Cliff Mann at 743-1141 or Chris            Ukiah’s strong defense and                                                                                                                       at midcourt to end the game.
Hendricks at 743-2445                      rebounding turned the 6-5 first                                                                                                                     Quiet for most of the game,
Pony League Signups                        quarter advantage into four-                                                                                                                     reserve Quincy Douby hit a
                                           point lead, the score 16-12 at                                                                                                                   driving bank shot to cut the
  Ukiah Pony/Colt league will be           halftime.                                                                                                                                        Memphis lead to 112-111
having signups for the 2008 sea-              It really was a testament to                                                                                                                  with 18.7 remaining.
son in conjuction with Little League                                                                                                                                                           The Kings continue to play
on Jan. 16, 17, and 22. This league        the overall strength of the
is for boys and girls ages 13-17           Wildcats this year as even                                                                                                                       short-handed, missing their
abd all games are located at Anton                                                                                                                                                          three top scorers from last
Stadium.                                   when they were having an off                                                                                                                     season, injured Mike Bibby,
  Please bring a certified copy of         night from the floor in the first
your child’s birth certificate and the                                                                                                                                                      Kevin Martin and Ron Artest.
signup fee of $75.                         half, the girls were able to stay                                                                                                                Martin may return Saturday,
  If you have any questions, call          ahead of their opponent and in                                                                                                                   Bibby is due back Wednesday
Kris at 468-3800.
                                           control of the game.                                                                                                                             and Artest should be playing
Null and Sull signups                         The break certainly did the                                                                                                                   by the end of the month.
                                           trick for Ukiah as the girls                                                                                                                        Mike Miller scored 11
  Both the North and South Ukiah           came out running and never                                                                                  MacLeod Pappidas/The Daily Journal   points in the third quarter
Little League signups will be held                                             Ukiah teammates Ashley Lower, left, and Carrie Reid work the boards against                                  when the Grizzlies pushed the
Jan. 16, 17, and 22 from 6-8p.m. in        looked back.                                                                                                                                     pace in taking an 85-81 lead
the Yokayo elementary School                                                   Lobos guard Brandy Johnson in the Wildcats’ 57-29 victory over Elsie Allen
                                              They opened up the third         Thursday night.                                                                                              in the fourth.
  All parents must bring the follow-       quarter with an 8-0 run and                                                                                                                         During a first half where
ing: an original state or federal cer-     although the Lobos put                 “I told them at halftime to allowing just 12 while yielding just seven. A                     neither team seemed too
tified birth certificate, three proof of
residency documents, the signup            together a little 5-0 spurt of      keep shooting and they’d start allowed us to stay relaxed in 14-2 run anchored the out-                      interested at the defensive
fee of $55 for the first child and $50     their own to try to keep it         to fall sooner or later,” said the second half.”             burst as Ruddick hit a 3-point-                 end, Gay scored 14 points and
for each additional sibling, and a
$30 deposit for required service           close at 28-20 with five min-       Ukiah head coach Randy            Leading 32-22 entering the er, followed by fast break lay-                 Gasol had nine to give
hours in the form of a check.              utes gone by, the Lady Cats         Haralson.                      fourth quarter, Ukiah wasn’t in after fast break lay-in.                      Memphis a 56-54 lead.
Players can be no younger than 5                                                  “The good news was that nearly finished. They finally        “We really put the pressure                  Salmons scored 15 for the
and no older than 12 by April 30 to        were simply too much for
participate in Little League. Limited      them.                               we played really strong hit their stride, scoring 25                                                         Kings, who were outscored
scholarships will be available                                                 defense in that first half, points in the final stanza          See LADY CATS, Page A-8                      32-24 in the second quarter.
based on financial need.
  If you have an question about
North Ukiah Little League, you can
call the hotline at 468-4232 or visit
the              website For South
                                      at   UHS | BOYS’ BASKETBALL
Ukiah Little League call 468-8800
or     visit   their

Youth Soccer League
                          website     at
                                           Varsity overwhelmed by Prospectors
                                           By RUSS TOW                                 night.
  Ukiah Valley Youth Soccer                Special to the Daily Journal                   The Cats were clearly outhustled in
League is holding there League                Ukiah’s varsity boys basketball          the first quarter as they fell behind 12-
Membership Meeting Jan. 22, 6:30
at the Consolidated Tribal Health          team lost to Piner, 70-50 Wednesday in      7. Ukiah (12-2, 2-0) tightened their
(on North State St between                 Santa Rosa.                                 defense to limited Piner to fewer sec-
Calpella and Redwood Valley) At
this meeting we will elect new                Piner’s height led by 6’7” Devenny       ond chance point opportunities and by
Board of Directors for the 2008            Luke created matchup problems for           halftime the Piner lead had been
season, establish fee increases            the Cats from the opening tip. The first    reduced to one, 22-21. Scott Ragan led
adopt any changes to the
Constitution, By-Laws and/or               quarter saw the Prospectors take a 20-      first half scoring for Ukiah with 11
General Procedures.                        13 advantage. By halftime they had          points.
  This is an open meeting for any-
one to attend and give feedback on         stretched it to 40-24. Ukiah was led by        The Wildcats dominated the third
how your season went. For further          Brett Walker and Matt Gang who each         quarter by a 24-11 margin. Fast break
information please visit our web-          had eight points.                           opportunities, stellar ‘D’ and easy
site or call the hotline at
467-9797.                                     Much to Ukiah’s credit they played       buckets broke the game open.
                                           Piner evenly for most of the second            Piner’s fourth quarter comeback
Team in training                           half. The Wildcats’ relentless hustle       was denied by Ukiah’s clutch free
                                           created turnovers and second chance         throw shooting, finishing 16 of 24
  Train for a marathon or half             opportunities but they were unable to       from the charity stripe.
marathon (run or walk), triathlon or
100-mile cycling event while rais-         put together a serious run to cut into         Leading the way for the Cats was
ing money to help people with              the Prospector’s halftime lead.             Ragan with 23 points and Austin Ryan
blood cancer. Team in Training is a           Leading the way for the Cats were        with 12 points. Also contributing with
major fundraiser for The Leukemia
& Lymphoma Society. Learn more             Brett Walker with 16 points and Andy        solid efforts were Chris Tow with eight
on Jan. 22 at 6:30p.m. at the              Walker who had 14.                          points and Jesse Williams who had
Windsor Public Library: 9291 Old
Redwood Highway Building 100,                 Friday the Cats tip off with Rancho      seven points to go along with 10
Windsor. For more information call         Cotate at home at 7:30 p.m.                 boards and four blocks.                                                                                        photo submitted by Russ Tow
707-303-4800          or        visit         JV Wildcats overcome Piner with             A hoarse coach Silva-Brown               Ukiah Wildcats guard Matt Gang drives to the hoop in the first half                                                                                                         of his team’s game against Piner High School on Wednesday night,
                                           strong second half                          summed up the victory, “We got a lot
                                              Ukiah’s JV boys basketball team          tougher in the second quarter, shutting     January 9th, 2008. The Wildcats had their home game moved to
                                           continued their successful season with      down second chance opportunities and        Santa Rosa because of a leaky roof in their gym and thus, ended up
                                           a 62-51 win over Piner, Wednesday                                                       unable to deal with Piner’s size and home crowd.
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sponsored steroid research                                                                                                                                                        and       Detroit’s      Nicklas
                                                                                                                                                                                  Lidstrom won the fan ballot-
                                                                                                                                                                                  ing earlier this week and will
                                                                                                                                                                                  be the starting defensemen in
By EDDIE PELLS                              that will use the money to fund grants         “That means they recognize the           Competition will have a board of gov-
Associated Press                            for research to combat performance-        value of collaboration, and that there       ernors, with one member from each of          Atlanta.
   DENVER — Baseball commis-                enhancing drugs in sports.                 are common problems that cross over          the founding partners. That board will            The Red Wings, who also
sioner Bud Selig was looking for a             The NBA, NHL and PGA also are           all sports,” Catlin said. “That’s impor-     appoint a scientific research advisory        placed forwards Henrik
way to show he’s really trying to fight     participating, and USOC chairman           tant.”                                       board. The scientific board will review       Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk
steroids.     The     U.S.      Olympic     Peter Ueberroth said the USOC soon             The research collaborative is one in     grant requests and track results of           into the starting lineup, got a
Committee served up a perfect oppor-        will secure more contributions from        a series of anti-doping initiatives the      research projects.                            fourth player onto the team
tunity for Selig to do something more       sports and non-sports corporations.        USOC plans over the coming months               “Our support of the Partnership for        when Chris Osgood was cho-
than just talk.                                Ueberroth told The Associated           and years.                                   Clean Competition is consistent with          sen Thursday. Osgood was an
   Major League Baseball and the            Press he expects the funding to go well        “It doesn’t affect one sport or just     our long-standing commitment to               All-Star in 1996 during his
NFL agreed Thursday to join an anti-        beyond $10 million quickly.                sports,” Scherr said. “It affects society.   invest in research that advances the          first stint with Detroit.
doping research collaborative spear-           “We want to be in a place where we      It’s something the leagues sincerely         goal of eliminating doping in sport,”             Despite splitting time with
headed by the USOC. Each will con-          can stay ahead of cheaters and buy into    believe in.”                                 NFL commissioner Roger Goodell                Dominik Hasek, the 35-year-
tribute $3 million to create the most       economic ways to fight this battle,” he        Up to now, the research part of the      said.                                         old Osgood posted a 19-2-1
extensive drug-fighting partnership to      said.                                      anti-doping fight has been underfund-           The NFL has had an extensive anti-         record with an NHL-low 1.68
date between the United States’                Although this program isn’t a shift     ed. Scientists and pharmacists have          doping policy in place for several            goals-against average in his
biggest pro leagues and its Olympic         in the leagues’ testing protocols, it is   been able to come up with new, unde-         years. Though it lacks a test for HGH,        first 23 games this season,
federation.                                 significant because baseball and the       tectable steroids more quickly than          it is considered effective because it         heading into Thursday night’s
   A month after the release of the         NFL long have distanced themselves         agencies such as USADA have come             bans players for four games after a           home          matchup       with
Mitchell Report, this announcement          from anti-doping programs endorsed         up with tests to fight them.                 first positive steroids test and goes         Minnesota.
was especially significant for baseball,    by the USOC and USADA, saying                  The $10 million, to be contributed       after salaries and signing bonuses.               St. Louis’ Manny Legace,
which is looking for any glimmer of         their programs are tailored specifically   by the four founders over the next four         Both baseball and the NFL also             who this week set the Blues’
good news during this winter of dis-        for their sports and their unique man-     years, will be a significant boost to the    have been active in other anti-doping         consecutive streak without
content filled with news of doping,         agement-union issues.                      worldwide research effort. The World         programs. In October, the NFL gave            allowing a goal, became a
Roger Clemens and pending                      Part of the research money will go      Anti-Doping Agency, thought to be the        $1.2 million to the Atlas and Athena          first-time All-Star in his ninth
Congressional hearings.                     toward developing a better and cheap-      biggest single contributor to the cause,     program, which encourages high                NHL         season.       Evgeni
   “Major League Baseball’s support         er test to detect human growth hor-        has given $31 million to research since      school students to look to exercise and       Nabokov of San Jose was
of this important new effort by the         mone.                                      2001.                                        healthy eating instead of steroids and        selected for a second time,
U.S. Olympic Committee and the U.S.            Already working on these kinds of           “This U.S. research initiative pro-      HGH. Baseball has alliances with the          seven years after the first.
Anti-Doping Agency continues our            tests is Don Catlin, the longtime leader   vides a significant multiplication of        Partnership for a Drug-Free America               Nabokov has played in all
commitment to fight the use of perfor-      of the world-renowned lab at UCLA          resources and is a model we hope will        and the Taylor Hooton Foundation.             41 games for the Sharks, the
mance-enhancing substances among            who resigned to start his own lab.         be replicated in other developed coun-          One of the key components of the           exact midpoint of their sched-
our athletes,” Selig said in a statement.      Catlin, who could be a beneficiary      tries,” WADA director general David          Mitchell Report was the recommenda-           ule. His 23 wins lead the
   When the Mitchell Report came out        of this new line of funding, said he was   Howman said.                                 tion that baseball employ an indepen-         NHL.
last month, Selig promised he would         “floored” by the news.                         Ueberroth also would like to see         dent anti-doping corporation to run its           West coach Mike Babcock
act. The timing of the announcement is         “It’s dear to my heart because I        less-expensive tests developed for           steroids program. Although baseball’s         will have to choose a starter in
opportune for baseball, though USOC         always felt research was the answer in     high school sports. These tests would-       contribution to this new project falls        goal because elected winner
chief executive officer Jim Scherr said     this whole field,” he said. “They’ve       n’t meet the standards of a USADA-           short of that, it is a substantial alliance   Roberto          Luongo        of
details of this program have been in        been doing testing for 25 years, and we    style test, but could be used, for           with the USOC and USADA, which                Vancouver opted out of the
the works for more than six months.         all know what they can and can’t do.       instance, to help coaches detect possi-      runs the kind of program the Mitchell         game on Wednesday to spend
   “We’ve worked a long time with           My whole foundational premise and          ble widespread use on their teams.           Report endorses.                              time with his pregnant wife,
baseball and the other participants,”       rationale for what I’m doing is a belief       “Part of the USOC mandate is that           “USADA welcomes and greatly                Gina, at their offseason home
Scherr said. “It’s been a sincere, long-    in research.”                              we represent a lot of sports,”               appreciates the shared commitment of          in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The
running effort by them.”                       Catlin, who has received $500,000       Ueberroth said. “Let’s help them all. A      the U.S. Olympic Committee,                   baby is due in April.
   The USOC also is giving $3 mil-          each from baseball and the NFL for         lot of them are defenseless economi-         National Football League and Major                Even       with    Luongo’s
lion, and USADA is giving $1 million        research on a urine test on HGH, said      cally. That’s another reason we took         League Baseball, and that of others           absence, there wasn’t room
to the new Partnership for Clean            he was surprised the leagues signed        the lead.”                                   who join us in this important endeav-         for Columbus goalie Pascal
Competition, a collaborative venture        onto the program with the USOC.                The Partnership for Clean                or,” said Travis Tygart, the CEO of           Leclaire, fourth in the NHL
                                                                                                                                    USADA.                                        with a 1.97 goals-against
                                                                                                                                                                                  average and tops with seven
Urban sprawl, warming climate TENNIS | AUSTRALIAN Justine
                                  Roger Federer,
                                                  OPEN                                                                                                                            shutouts in 28 games.
                                                                                                                                                                                      On the forward lines,
                                                                                                                                                                                  Edmonton’s Shawn Horcoff,
lead to change for Iditarod start Henin top seedings at                                                                                                                           Los Angeles’ Anze Kopitar,
                                                                                                                                                                                  Henrik Sedin of Vancouver,
By RACHEL D’ORO                    2002. The following year,          other things that don’t mix                                                                                 and Paul Stastny of Colorado,
Associated Press
   ANCHORAGE, Alaska —
                                   conditions were so dismal
                                   along some stretches of the
                                                                      well with competitive racing.
                                                                      To be around that is stressful
                                                                                                          Australian Open                                                         all will make their first All-
                                                                                                                                                                                  Star appearances. Each of the
                                                                                                             MELBOURNE, Australia            who missed last year’s               15 West teams is represented.
The modern challenges of           race trail north of Willow that    for the dogs.”                      (AP) — Roger Federer and           Australian Open.
global warming and popula-         managers made the unprece-            In the early days of the                                                                                     Stastny’s father Peter was a
                                                                                                          Justine Henin took the No. 1           Federer is aiming to             six-time NHL All-Star, mak-
tion growth are catching up        dented decision to hold the        Iditarod, there were no cere-       seeds atop the Australian          become the first man in the          ing them the seventh father-
with the world’s most famous       restart in Fairbanks, more than    monial starts at all. The first     Open on Thursday.                  Open era to win three consec-        son tandem to be selected.
sled dog race.                     200 miles from Wasilla.            two years, in fact, the compet-        As usual at the season’s        utive Australian Open singles        The news didn’t immediately
   Citing a warming climate           Since then, Willow has          itive race took off from            first major event, the top 32      titles.                              reached the elder Stastny in
and sprawling development,         been the site where mushers        Anchorage, recalled 1978            players have been seeded               He has reached the final of      Europe.
officials with the Iditarod        and their dogs begin the trek      winner Dick Mackey, the                                                                                         “He’s probably sleeping,”
                                                                                                          according to their world rank-     all four Grand Slams in the
Trail Sled Dog Race said           to Nome.                           father of defending champion                                                                                Paul said. “I’m sure he’ll be
                                                                                                          ings.                              last two seasons, losing only
Wednesday they were imple-            For the ceremonial start,       Lance Mackey.                                                                                               excited for me. He’s always
                                                                                                             Spain’s Rafael Nadal is         on both trips to Roland              more excited than I am.”
menting permanent logistical       snow is trucked along the             Mushers were slower in
                                   route that begins in downtown      those days, their loads heavier     second, followed by Serbia’s       Garros to Nadal.                         Getzlaf, Kopitar and
changes that in recent years
have become the norm for the       Anchorage. That’s not a solu-      and their equipment inferior        Novak Djokovic on the men’s            Federer missed his regular       Stastny are all under 23. Eight
March event.                       tion for the actual competi-       to today’s sleek sleds, Mackey      side. Russia’s Svetlana            Australian Open tuneup at            of the 12 elected starters are
   The March 1 ceremonial          tion, officials said.              said in a phone interview from      Kuznetsova was No. 2 among         Kooyong this week because            also first-time All-Stars,
start in Anchorage will go 11         “The reality is the teams       his winter home in Quartzsite,      the women, ahead of                of a stomach virus, but              including               forwards
                                   racing,” Hooley said. “That,       Ariz. Wasilla was a long way        Serbians pair Jelena Jankovic      expects to be ready when the         Zetterberg, Datsyuk and
miles, seven shorter than the                                                                                                                                                     Calgary’s Jarome Iginla.
traditional route. The actual      in and of itself, means there’s    from development, too, he           and Ana Ivanovic and               Open starts Monday.
                                                                                                          Russia’s Maria Sharapova.              The draws contain the top            “I never expect too much. I
competitive start of the 1,100-    a completely different level of    said.                                                                                                       just try to go out there and be
mile race the following day        acceptable conditions on the          “In general it’s much easier        Sharapova was seeded No.        32 ranked women and 30 of
                                                                                                                                                                                  the best I can be,” said
will move 30 miles north to        trails.”                           just to disappear and not have      1 last year when she lost the      the top 32 men. Tommy Haas           Stastny, in his second NHL
Willow from the traditional           Willow also has become          to contend with the crowds,”        final to Serena Williams, who      of Germany and Argentina’s           season. “It’s surprised me a
site in Wasilla — where the        the preferred site for its rural   he said.                            was unseeded and ranked No.        Guillermo Canas have with-           little bit how quickly I’ve
Iditarod has its headquarters      setting, officials said. Mushers      For that reason, Willow is a     81 before her stunning come-       drawn with shoulder and              transitioned to the game.
and part of Alaska’s fastest       take off from the frozen           good choice for the restart         back to win an eighth Grand        wrist injuries.                          “It’s always exciting when
growing region.                    Willow River and soon vanish       even though Wasilla is “beau-       Slam singles title.                    The    draw     for    the       it’s the first time for anything.
   “A lot of development in        into the wilderness.               tiful for fans,” Mackey said.          Serena Williams was seed-       Australian Open will be made         Hopefully, I can soak it up
the area makes it less desir-         Wasilla, on the other hand,        Losing traditional Iditarod      ed seventh this year, one spot     Friday.                              and enjoy it as much as I
able, and there have been less-    has seen tremendous develop-       spots like Wasilla and Knik is      above sister Venus Williams,                                            can.”
than-winter conditions,” said      ment and growth over the           sad, said the younger Mackey,
Stan Hooley, executive direc-      years. Now houses and busi-        who won the 1,000-mile
tor of the Iditarod Trail          nesses line the Knik-Goose         Yukon Quest International
Committee. “It just doesn’t        Bay Road parallel to the           Sled Dog Race three weeks
make sense to us to make           Wasilla race route leading to      before winning last year’s
choices that are not in the best   the checkpoint in the commu-       Iditarod. But for the most part,
interest of both the two- and      nity of Knik, home of the late     the Fairbanks musher was
four-legged competitors.”          Joe Redington Sr., father of       pleased with the new official
   Long gone are the early         the Iditarod. Under the route      restart site, even though it
days of the race begun in 1973     changes, Knik also will be         means fans from south-central
to commemorate the 1925            bypassed.                          Alaska will have to travel far-
delivery by sled dogs of life-        “No matter how many             ther.
saving diphtheria serum to         resources we have available,          “It’s easier for the mushers,
Nome.                              conditions will never be as        no doubt about it,” he said.
   Because of lack of snow,        race-ready       as     Willow,”   “And it’s a good excuse for
the competitive launch —           Hooley said. “No matter what       people to get out and see
called the restart — has not       the weather conditions would       Alaska.”
taken place in Wasilla since       be, there’s a lot of asphalt and

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NFL PLAYOFFS | CHARGERS @ COLTS (10AM CBS)                                                                                                                                  SCOREBOARD
Gates a game-time decision for Sunday                                                                                NFL PLAYOFFS
                                                                                                                                                                  Anaheim 5, Toronto 0
                                                                                                                                                                  Thursday’s Games
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Toronto 109, Philadelphia 96
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Charlotte 95, Boston 83
By BERNIE WILSON                   wild-card win over the                  the safest way for me to get                                                           Florida at Atlanta, 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                  New Jersey at Carolina, 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Houston 101, New York 92
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      New Jersey 99, Seattle 88
                                                                                                              Wild-card Playoffs
Associated Press                   Tennessee Titans and didn’t             out there and play.”               Saturday, Jan. 5                                    Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.                Milwaukee 98, Miami 92
   SAN DIEGO — Antonio             return.                                     Gates hasn’t put any pres-     Seattle 35, Washington 14                           Buffalo at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.                        L.A. Lakers 109, New Orleans 80
Gates’ limp suggested that            His left foot was in a boot          sure on the toe, so Sunday         Jacksonville 31, Pittsburgh 29                      Minnesota at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.                     Phoenix 129, Indiana 122, OT
                                                                                                              Sunday, Jan. 6                                      Montreal at Boston, 7:30 p.m.                       Dallas 102, Detroit 86
he’s going to have a hard time     Thursday.                               “would be the first true test on   N.Y. Giants 24, Tampa Bay 14                        Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.                  Portland 109, Golden State 91
playing Sunday when his San           “It’s pretty sore. It’s going        how much I can do on it. It’s      San Diego 17, Tennessee 6                           Dallas at St. Louis, 8:30 p.m.                      Orlando 113, L.A. Clippers 106
Diego Chargers face the            to be sore. That’s expected             going to be interesting            ———                                                 Phoenix at Edmonton, 9 p.m.                         Thursday’s Games
                                                                                                              Divisional Playoffs                                 Vancouver at San Jose, Late                         Detroit at San Antonio, 8 p.m.
Indianapolis Colts in a divi-      with this kind of injury,” he           because we’re doing every-         Saturday, Jan. 12                                   Toronto at Los Angeles, Late                        Memphis at Sacramento, 10 p.m.
sional round playoff game.         said. “I’ve still got a couple of       thing we possibly can but it’s     Seattle at Green Bay, 1:30 p.m. (FOX)               Friday’s Games                                      Phoenix at Utah, Late
   But with two days left to       days to do treatment and get            still nature. The human body       Jacksonville at New England, 5 p.m. (CBS)           St. Louis at Columbus, 4 p.m.                       Friday’s Games
                                                                                                                                                                  Minnesota at Chicago, 5:30 p.m.                     Chicago at Philadelphia, 4 p.m.
treat his dislocated left big      some rest on it.”                       is the human body and we’ll        Sunday, Jan. 13
                                                                                                              San Diego at Indianapolis, 10 a.m. (CBS)            N.Y. Islanders at Calgary, 6 p.m.                   Boston at New Jersey, 4:30 p.m.
toe, the star tight end said the      Gates, San Diego’s leading           just kind of see what happens      N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 1:30 p.m. (FOX)              Phoenix at Vancouver, 7 p.m.                        Washington at Atlanta, 4:30 p.m.
decision whether he plays will     receiver the last four seasons,         on Sunday.”                        ———                                                 Saturday’s Games                                    Toronto at New York, 4:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                  Boston at Philadelphia, 10 a.m.                     Charlotte at Cleveland, 4:30 p.m.
be made Sunday morning.            said his confidence level is                That’s when the Chargers       Conference Championships
                                                                                                                                                                  Dallas at Los Angeles, 4 p.m.                       Miami at New Orleans, 5 p.m.
                                                                                                              Sunday, Jan. 20
   “It’s definitely going to be    50-50.                                  will see if Gates can run and      NFC                                                 New Jersey at Buffalo, 4 p.m.                       Minnesota at Houston, 5:30 p.m.
a game-time decision,” Gates          “It’s a tricky situation, real-      cut.                               TBD                                                 Detroit at Ottawa, 4 p.m.                           Orlando at Denver, 6 p.m.
said Thursday after missing        ly it is,” Gates said. “As far as           “I’m     still   optimistic    AFC                                                 Colorado at Carolina, 4 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                  Pittsburgh at Atlanta, 4 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dallas at Seattle, 7:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Milwaukee at L.A. Lakers, 7:30 p.m.
his second straight day of         the risk and reward, I’m trying         because he’s optimistic,”          ———                                                 Nashville at Columbus, 4 p.m.                       Memphis at Golden State, 7:30 p.m.
practice. “I’m not going to        to measure that. If all else            coach Norv Turner said.            Super Bowl                                          Tampa Bay at Florida, 4 p.m.                        Saturday’s Games
make any decisions before          fails, I’m going to definitely              Gates had 75 catches for       Sunday, Feb. 3                                      Montreal at N.Y. Rangers, 4 p.m.                    Detroit at Charlotte, 4 p.m.
                                                                                                              Glendale, Ariz.                                     Toronto at San Jose, 7 p.m.                         Boston at Washington, 4:30 p.m.
that. We’re just going to wait     be cheering. I have a lot of            984 yards and nine touch-          TBD                                                 Sunday’s Games                                      Minnesota at San Antonio, 5:30 p.m.
to see how it feels on             confidence in the guys in this          downs. If he can’t play, he’ll     ———                                                 Philadelphia at Washington, 10 a.m.                 Orlando at Utah, 6 p.m.
Sunday.”                           locker room. They definitely            be replaced by Brandon             Pro Bowl                                            Colorado at Florida, 2 p.m.                         Milwaukee at Phoenix, 6 p.m.
                                                                                                              Sunday, Feb. 10                                     Phoenix at Minnesota, 3 p.m.                        Indiana at Sacramento, 7 p.m.
   Gates was hurt in the sec-      have the confidence that I’m            Manumaleuna.                       At Honolulu                                         Vancouver at St. Louis, 3 p.m.                      Dallas at L.A. Clippers, 7:30 p.m.
ond quarter of Sunday’s 17-6       going to do everything I can                                               AFC vs. NFC                                         N.Y. Islanders at Ottawa, 4 p.m.                    Sunday’s Games
                                                                                                                                                                  San Jose at Anaheim, 5 p.m.                         Portland at Toronto, 9:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                  Calgary at Edmonton, 5 p.m.                         Chicago at Atlanta, 11 a.m.
                                                                           Lady Cats                          EASTERN CONFERENCE
                                                                                                              Atlantic Division
                                                                                                                                                                  Chicago at Nashville, 5 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      New Orleans at Houston, 11:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Detroit at New York, 4 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Indiana at Golden State, 6 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Memphis at L.A. Lakers, 6:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                 W L        OT Pts GF GA
                                                                              Continued from Page A-6         New Jersey         24 15       3 51 103 98          EASTERN CONFERENCE

                                                                           on them in the second half         Pittsburgh
                                                                                                                                 24 16
                                                                                                                                 21 15
                                                                                                                                             2 50 123 115
                                                                                                                                             4 46 122 111
                                                                                                                                                                  Atlantic Division
                                                                                                                                                                                     W             L      Pct GB
                                                                           and wore them down,” said          N.Y. Islanders     20 17       5 45 100 117         Boston             29            4     .879    —    BASEBALL
                                                                           Haralson.                          N.Y. Rangers       20 18       5 45 105 109         New Jersey         18           17     .514   12    Major League Baseball
                                                                                                              Northeast Division                                  Toronto            18           17     .514    12   MLB—Suspended Kansas City RHP Jacob
                                                                              Although Reid was the                              W L        OT Pts GF GA          Philadelphia       14           22     .38916 1/2   Rodriguez for 50 games for failing to take a drug
                                                                           story in this game, Ruddick        Ottawa             27 10       4 58 148 116         New York            9           25     .26520 1/2   test.
                                                                                                              Montreal           21 13       8 50 130 120         Southeast Division                                  American League
                                                                           added 10 points while Cassie       Boston             21 17       4 46 108 109                            W             L      Pct GB      SEATTLE MARINERS—Agreed to terms with
                                                                           Baroni and Sanderson each          Buffalo            19 18       4 42 121 119         Orlando            23           14     .622    —    RHP Chris Reitsma on a minor league contract.
                                                                           tossed in eight points to lift     Toronto            16 19       8 40 120 141         Washington
                                                                                                                                                                                                         .515     4
                                                                                                                                                                                                         .500 4 1/2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TAMPA BAY RAYS—Named Tim Bogar coach;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bill Evers and Joe Nigro professional scouts;
                                                                                                              Southeast Division
                                                                           Ukiah.                                                W L        OT Pts GF GA          Charlotte          13           21     .382 8 1/2   Evan Brannon, Jayson Durocher and Brian
                                                                              Ukiah looks to remain           Carolina           22 19       4 48 135 141         Miami               8           28     .22214 1/2   Hickman area scouts and Scott Thurston
                                                                                                              Atlanta            21 22       1 43 125 146         Central Division                                    Princeton rookie trainer. Promoted Nick
                                                                           undefeated in league play as       Florida            19 21       3 41 105 118                            W             L      Pct GB      Paparesta to major league assistant athletic train-
                                                                           they take on Ursuline at home      Washington         18 20       5 41 119 132         Detroit            26            9     .743    —    er; Mark Vinson to minor league rehabilitation and
                                                                                                                                                                  Cleveland          18           18     .500 8 1/2   athletic training coordinator; Jimmy Southard to
                                                 photo courtesy Russ Tow   on Saturday, the tip scheduled     Tampa Bay          16 22       5 37 126 147
                                                                                                                                                                  Indiana            16           21     .432   11    trainer for Durham (IL); Joel Smith to trainer for
                                                                                                              WESTERN CONFERENCE
Junior-Varsity Wildcats forward, Jesse Williams (44)                       for 7:30 p.m.                      Central Division                                    Milwaukee          15           20     .429   11    Montgomery (SL) and Kevin Elfering to east coast
blocks the shot of the Piner player in their win.                             JV Update                                          W L        OT Pts GF GA          Chicago            13           20     .394   12    crosschecker.
                                                                                                              Detroit            33 8        3 69 152 90          WESTERN CONFERENCE                                  National League
                                                                              On Thursday night, the
Wildcats                       the Cats were simply on fire
                                  By the end of the quarter,
                                                                           Ukiah girls JV basketball
                                                                           team simply dominated their
                                                                                                              St. Louis
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                                                                                                                                                                  San Antonio
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Pct GB
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ST. LOUIS CARDINALS—Agreed to terms with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1B Josh Phelps on a minor league contract.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      National Hockey League
   Continued from Page A-6     Ukiah had a 23-4 lead which                 Elsie Allen counterpart with a     Northwest Division                                  New Orleans        23           12     .657     1   CAROLINA HURRICANES—Recalled F Keith
                               then was stretched to 39-9 at               55-19 final score.                                    W L        OT Pts GF GA          Houston            19           17     .528 5 1/2   Aucoin and F Brandon Nolan from Albany (AHL).
staying under control,” he halftime.                                                                          Vancouver          24 14       4 52 111 95          Memphis            10           24     .29413 1/2   CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS—Signed D Brent
said.                                                                         The Wildcats came out hot       Calgary            22 15       7 51 130 129         Northwest Division                                  Sopel to a three-year contract extension.
                                  Leading scorers in the first             early and never relented in a      Minnesota          23 17       2 48 111 117                            W             L      Pct GB      COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Recalled C
   “Scott Ragan, Troy Miles, half were Dan Eaquinto with                                                      Colorado           22 18       3 47 120 121         Portland           22           13     .629    —    Derick Brassard from Syracuse (AHL).
Chris Tow and Sam Stump 14 points and Nate Henry                           physical contest that saw mul-     Edmonton           19 21       4 42 115 131         Denver             21           13     .618 1/2     FLORIDA PANTHERS—Acquired D Magnus
played crucial roles.”                                                     tiple Lobos foul out of the        Pacific Division                                    Utah               19           17     .528 3 1/2   Johansson from Chicago for a 2009 seventh-
                               with 11.                                    game.                                                 W L        OT Pts GF GA          Seattle             9           26     .257   13    round pick.
   Friday the Cats return         By the end of the third                                                     Dallas             25 16       4 54 132 115         Minnesota           5           29     .14716 1/2   MINNESOTA WILD—Announced Bob Naegele’s
home for a 6 p.m. matchup quarter, the Cats were leading                      The score was 35-9 at half-     San Jose           23 12       6 52 105 94          Pacific Division                                    majority stake in the team will be sold to Craig
with Rancho Cotate.            54-16, with victory clearly in              time and 43-12 after three         Anaheim            23 17       6 52 117 119                            W             L      Pct GB      Leipold.
                                                                                                              Phoenix            22 18       1 45 109 108         Phoenix            25           10     .714    —    VANCOUVER CANUCKS—Claimed C Kris
   Freshmen Update             hand.                                       periods.                           Los Angeles        15 27       2 32 123 150         L.A. Lakers        23           11     .676 1 1/2   Beech off waivers from Columbus.
   On Wednesday night, the        Coach Tim Conrad was                        JV is also home against                                                             Golden State       20           16     .556 5 1/2   WASHINGTON CAPITALS—Signed LW Alex
Ukiah freshmen boys basket- proud of his kids, regardless                  Ursuline High School on            Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss   Sacramento         13           20     .394   11    Ovechkin to a 13-year contract extension.
                                                                                                              or shootout loss.                                   L.A. Clippers      10           22     .31313 1/2   Assigned G Brent Johnson to Hershey (AHL).
ball team dismantled Piner, of the blowout victory, “We                    Saturday night as they look to     ———                                                                                                     COLLEGE
60-23.                         played hard the whole game,                 continue their winning play at     Wednesday’s Games                                   ———                                                 LAFAYETTE—Signed Frank Tavani, football
   Playing in Santa Rosa our fast break offense ran                        6 p.m.
                                                                                                              Washington 2, Colorado 1                            Wednesday’s Games                                   coach, to a two-year contract extension through
                                                                                                              Dallas 3, Chicago 1                                 Atlanta 90, Cleveland 81                            the 2014 season.
because of a leaky roof at well,” he said. “Everyone
their home court, Ukiah (9-3, contributed.”
2-0) showed no signs of being     The freshmen play Friday
weary from the extra travel as at home against Rancho                              While                           Rocking
they opened the game with a Cotate at 4:30 p.m. looking to                        You Wait                          Chairs

12-0 run. Spearheaded by keep their perfect 2-0 league
Carlos Budar leading the record intact.
Wildcats’ uptempo offense,                                                                                                                Gifts

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Ovechkin agreed to a multi-
year contract extension
Thursday         with       the
Washington Capitals, working
out the details himself in
negotiations with owner Ted
Leonsis and general manager
George McPhee.
   The Capitals scheduled a
press conference for 8:30 p.m.
to officially announce the
deal. Terms of the contract
were not disclosed.
   The 22-year-old Russian
star was in the final season of
a three-year, entry-level deal.
His salary-cap number for this
season, taking into account
bonuses, is $3.83 million.
   If he had become a free
agent at the end of the season,
the Capitals would have had
the right to match any offer
from another team. Leonsis
long maintained he intended
to make sure Ovechkin
remained with the Capitals.
   Ovechkin has led the
Capitals in scoring in each of
his seasons. He entered
Thursday tied for second in
the NHL with 32 goals, help-
ing Washington surge from
the league’s worst record to
the fringe of playoff race. He
also had 20 assists.
   The wing had 52 goals and
54 assists in 2005-06, when he
edged Pittsburgh forward
Sidney Crosby in the voting
for the Calder Trophy as the
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                                                                                           dealer document preparation charge of $55, and any emissions
                                                                                                              testing charge and CA tire fee.
                                                                                                                    Sale ends 1/13/08.
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                                                                                                                             WEATHER                                                                                    THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL

    3-DAY FORECAST                      SUN AND MOON                                           REGIONAL WEATHER                                                                CALIFORNIA CITIES
                                                                                                                  Shown is today s weather. Temperatures are today s highs                       Today         Sat.                                Today             Sat.
              TODAY                                                                                                                 and tonight s lows.                       City               Hi/Lo/W      Hi/Lo/W      City                    Hi/Lo/W          Hi/Lo/W
                                                                                                                                                                              Anaheim            68/48/s       70/45/pc    Napa                    57/42/pc         58/37/pc
                                                                                                                                                                              Antioch            56/41/pc      58/39/pc    Needles                 68/44/s          66/42/pc
      56                               Sunrise today ............. 7:32 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                              Arroyo Grande      64/44/pc      65/34/pc    Oakland                 56/42/pc         58/43/pc
                                                                                                     Rockport                                                                 Atascadero         64/39/pc      65/38/pc    Ontario                 68/44/s          71/44/pc
                                       Sunset tonight ............ 5:09 p.m.                                                                                                  Auburn             56/40/pc      59/35/pc    Orange                  67/48/s          70/42/pc
                                       Moonrise today .......... 9:35 a.m.                           53/46
                                                                                                                                                                              Barstow            63/39/s       62/38/pc    Oxnard                  60/46/s          65/47/pc
     Intervals of clouds and sun       Moonset today ........... 8:47 p.m.                                          Laytonville                                               Big Sur            61/43/pc      62/46/pc    Palm Springs            71/47/s          72/48/pc
                                                                                                                                    Covelo                                    Bishop             56/22/pc      56/26/pc    Pasadena                67/48/s          69/48/pc
                                                                                                                                    51/37                                     Blythe             69/44/s       70/45/pc    Pomona                  68/46/s          70/40/pc
                                        MOON PHASES                                                                                                                           Burbank            68/45/s       70/45/pc    Potter Valley           54/38/pc         56/34/pc
             TONIGHT                                                                                      Westport                                                            California City    60/39/s       61/37/pc    Redding                 53/41/pc         56/35/pc
                                          First        Full         Last         New                      53/45                                                               Carpinteria        60/49/s       61/43/pc    Riverside               69/43/s          70/43/pc
                                                                                                                                                                              Catalina           61/50/s       63/54/pc    Sacramento              53/39/pc         56/41/pc
      41                                                                                                                                                                      Chico              56/39/pc      58/37/pc    Salinas                 60/42/pc         61/42/pc
                                                                                                        Fort Bragg                                            Willows         Crescent City      55/45/pc      53/40/pc    San Bernardino          69/44/s          70/43/pc
                                        Jan. 15 Jan. 22 Jan. 29 Feb. 6                                                                                                        Death Valley       70/39/s       70/39/pc    San Diego               64/50/s          66/50/pc
                                                                                                        54/46                                                 56/38
            Partly cloudy                                                                                                                                                     Downey             67/49/s       71/47/pc    San Fernando            66/47/s          68/48/pc
                                                                                                                                                                              Encinitas          62/50/s       65/48/pc    San Francisco           57/47/pc         57/45/pc
                                       ALMANAC                                                          Elk               Willits                                             Escondido          69/45/s       71/45/pc    San Jose                60/44/pc         58/42/pc
                                                                                                        54/47             53/37                                               Eureka             55/45/pc      56/37/pc    San Luis Obispo         65/42/pc         66/43/pc
                                      Ukiah through 2 p.m. Thursday                                                                  Redwood Valley
            SATURDAY                                                                                                                 56/39
                                                                                                                                                                              Fort Bragg         54/46/pc      54/38/pc    San Rafael              57/44/pc         58/42/pc
                                      Temperature                                                                                                                             Fresno             54/40/pc      56/40/pc    Santa Ana               65/48/s          68/47/pc
      58                              High .............................................. 49                            UKIAH                                                 Gilroy             60/42/pc      61/36/pc    Santa Barbara           67/40/s          67/40/pc
                                      Low .............................................. 43                             56/41                                                 Indio              73/45/s       73/43/pc    Santa Cruz              60/43/pc         61/42/pc
                                      Normal high .................................. 56                                                     Lakeport                          Irvine             65/48/s       68/47/pc    Santa Monica            64/49/s          67/49/pc
      35                              Normal low .................................... 37                                                    56/39                             Hollywood          66/49/s       69/48/pc    Santa Rosa              56/41/pc         57/37/pc
                                      Record high .................... 71 in 1938                         Philo                                                               Lake Arrowhead     59/34/s       58/26/pc    S. Lake Tahoe           42/15/pc         44/14/pc
                                                                                                                        Boonville                           Lucerne
       Clouds and sunshine            Record low ...................... 16 in 1949                       56/42                                              55/38             Lodi               55/39/pc      57/41/pc    Stockton                54/37/pc         55/41/pc
                                                                                                                        56/41                                                 Lompoc             65/43/s       66/44/pc    Tahoe Valley            42/15/pc         44/14/pc
                                                                                                                                                                              Long Beach         64/48/s       67/46/pc    Torrance                66/51/s          69/50/pc
                                      24 hrs to 2 p.m. Thu. .................. 0.59"                                                                                          Los Angeles        66/48/s       70/50/pc    Vacaville               55/40/pc         57/39/pc
             SUNDAY                   Month to date ............................ 6.80"                             Gualala
                                                                                                                   56/47                                 Clearlake            Mammoth            47/24/pc      47/18/pc    Vallejo                 56/44/pc         57/38/pc
                                      Normal month to date ................ 2.38"                                                                                             Marysville         56/40/pc      58/38/pc    Van Nuys                68/47/s          69/48/pc
      61                              Season to date ........................ 16.43"                                                                     56/38
                                                                                                                                                                              Modesto            55/39/pc      55/42/pc    Visalia                 54/39/pc         52/41/pc
                                      Last season to date ................ 10.79"                                                                                             Monrovia           67/47/s       69/45/pc    Willits                 53/37/pc         55/32/pc
                                      Normal season to date ............ 16.68"                                                     Cloverdale                                Monterey           61/44/pc      61/43/pc    Yosemite Valley         54/23/pc         54/27/pc
      34                                                                                                                            58/42                                     Morro Bay          61/45/pc      61/44/pc    Yreka                   46/32/pc         45/23/pc
            Mostly sunny               Forecasts and graphics provided by
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                                                                                                                                                                              rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.

     Lake Mendocino – Lake level: 723.46 feet; Storage: 46,374 acre-feet (Maximum storage 122,500 acre-feet) Inflow: 630 cfs Outflow: 110 cfs
     Air quality – Ozone: .024 ppm (State standard .090 ppm) Carbon monoxide: .65 ppm (20.0 ppm) Nitrogen dioxide: .019 ppm (.25 ppm)

Insurance                              As an individual supervisor, I
                                       support spreading it out over
                                       two years. It is a serious
                                                                                               authority, but the responsibili-
                                                                                               ty to once again take up the
                                                                                                                                       Huckabee courts S. Carolina evangelicals
                                                                                                                                       Associated Press                                                  “He is tailor-made for South Carolina vot-
     Continued from Page A-1           impact in one action in one                                “You can rescind your vote              Propelled in Iowa by evangelicals’ support,                 ers, better so than Bush in 2000,” contends for-
                                       time. It’s really a tragic situa-                       and take another look at this,”         Mike Huckabee is trying for a repeat victory in                mer South Carolina Gov. David Beasley, a
I think that’s pretty sad.”            tion.”                                                  she said. “I assume the board           South Carolina, where religion is woven even
                                                                                               wants to get the whole story.                                                                          Huckabee backer. But Huckabee’s hardly
   The total plan cost                    While the 17.5 percent fig-                                                                  more tightly into the fabric of life.                          alone in seeking — and gaining — support
increased 17.5 percent and             ure applies to the total                                If you feel bad about it that’s            A win there in the Jan. 19 primary would
                                                                                               an action you can take.”                                                                               from evangelicals.
went into effect Jan. 1. Many          amount, in many cases                                                                           keep the former Southern Baptist minister and
workers were put off by the                                                                       Arno Gassen, a custodian             Arkansas governor in strong contention for the                    Mitt Romney and Fred Thompson have won
                                       employees were burdened
fact the increases were not            with a higher percentage of                             and General Services union              Republican presidential nomination, no matter                  important endorsements. John McCain is try-
graduated over a two-year              the premium, causing the                                steward, said attempts to meet          how he does in the Michigan voting that comes                  ing to mend fences after a difficult primary
period.                                average percent increase for                            with county officials have              first.                                                         experience in South Carolina in 2000.
   Fourth District Supervisor          employees to be a significant-                          been stymied thus far, with all
Kendall Smith said she had
continued to feel as squea-
                                       ly higher 43.95 percent.
                                          Some employees were even
                                                                                               requests being forwarded to
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Mendocino National Forest wins National Partnership Award
The Daily Journal                carbon sequestration (storage)                                                                                                                       California Department of                               • Bruce Goines, R5 Region
   The Mendocino National        methods.”                                                                                                                                            Forestry and Fire Protection,                       Biomass             Utilization
Forest has received a national      MNF awarded a steward-                                                                                                                            department         chief    for                     Specialist, serving as multi-
award for outstanding partner-   ship contract for the Alder                                                                                                                          Environmental Protection,                           program lead to increase uti-
ships and collaboration on the   Springs project to Sierra                                                                                                                            Regulations       and    Forest                     lization of woody biomass
Alder Springs hazardous fuel     Pacific      Industries       of                                                                                                                     Product Utilization. He is                          from forest health, fuels man-
reduction and carbon seques-     Anderson, in July 2007 to thin                                                                                                                       writing the current forestry                        agement, and timber stand
tration research project.        trees and remove biomass in                                                                                                                          protocols for the California                        improvement projects in
   The       Two       Chiefs’   order to reduce the size and                                                                                                                         Climate Action Registry and                         California. Forest Service lead
Partnership Awards honored       intensity of future wildfires                                                                                                                        represents the Department in                        in working with the State of
five projects nationwide that    while improving forest health.                                                                                                                       climate change activities and                       California in determining pub-
“demonstrate successful col-     SPI began work in September                                                                                                                          initiatives.                                        lic lands role in California
laboration in conservation and   and is transporting the bio-                                                                                                                            • Nick Martin, program                           Climate Action Registry and
forest stewardship.” The         mass to Wheelabrator Shasta                                                                                                                          officer in Forestry, Energy &                       Forest Service role participat-
award was announced in           Energy Co. also of Anderson                                                                                                                          Ecosystem Services for                              ing in emerging carbon mar-
Washington, D.C., by Forest      for conversion into electricity.                                                                                                                     Winrock international, man-                         kets; Regional Forester’s rep-
Service Chief Abigail Kimbell       At the same time, Forest                                                                                                                          ages terrestrial carbon seques-                     resentative to the California
and      Natural    Resources    Service researchers are collab-                                                                                                                      tration and emission reduction                      Biomass Collaborative that
Conservation Service Chief       orating with CALFIRE and                                                                                                                             activities under the West                           developed       a     Biomass
Arlen Lancaster at a joint       Winrock International to mea-                                                                                                                        Coast Regional Carbon                               Utilization Roadmap for
meeting of leaders from the      sure greenhouse gas emission                                                                                                                         Sequestration Partnership,                          California.
Forest     Service,     NRCS,    reductions resulting from                                                                                                                            including reforestation, forest                        Each Alder Springs project
National Association of State    fuels and forest management                                                                                                                          management, fire manage-                            partner organization will
Foresters, and National          treatments, evaluate and quan-                                                                                                                       ment and biomass energy.                            receive an engraved wood
Association of Conservation      tify potential revenues in cur-                                                                                                                         • Mark Nechodom, director                        plaque made from black cher-
Districts.                       rent and future carbon mar-        Janet Flanagan, Grindstone District planning officer                                                              of social and policy sciences                       ry harvested from sustainably-
   Partners with the MNF on      kets, and evaluate the poten-      and Tom Contreras, Mendocino National Forest                                                                      at the Sierra Nevada Research                       managed forests that are certi-
the Alder Springs project are    tial for renewable energy          supervisor, display Two Chiefs Partnership Award                                                                  Center, a multi-disciplinary                        fied by the Forest Stewardship
California Department of         credits and incentives associ-     plaque and certificate.                                                                                           research unit in Davis, that is                     Council and each individual
Forestry and Fire Protection     ated with biomass energy pro-      laboratively with many stake- managing the completion of                                                          part of PSW/visiting scholar                        will receive a certificate of
CALFIRE),             Winrock    duction.                           holders, initiated and orga- the project.                                                                         and lecturer at the University                      appreciation from the two
International, Forest Service       Five individuals were           nized the partnerships and is   •     Doug    Wickizer,                                                           of California, Davis.                               chiefs.
Pacific Southwest Research       specifically recognized y the
Station and Forest Service       Two Chiefs’ Partnership
Pacific Southwest Region         Award for their work in carry-
State and Private Forestry       ing out the Alder Springs
(R5).                            Project. They are:
   In announcing the award,         • Janet Flanagan, MNF
Chief Kimbell said, “This cut-   Grindstone district planning
ting edge partnership will       officer/AlderProject manager,
result in improved forest        who she designed the Alder
health, fuel reduction and       Springs hazardous fuels treat-
comprehensive insight into       ment project by working col-

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PEANUTS                                                                    by Charles M. Schulz         THE BORN LOSER                                                          by Art and Chip Sansom

ZITS                                                           by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman           BLONDIE                                                      by Dean Young and Jim Raymond

DILBERT                                                                           by Scott Adams        FRANK AND ERNEST                                                                   by Bob Thaves

FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE                                                         by Lynn Johnson         BEETLE BAILEY                                                                      by Mort Walker

DOONESBURY                                                                       by Gary Trudeau        HAGAR THE HORRIBLE                                                                 by Dik Browne

                                                                                                        Hamilton (1755?-1804), U.S. statesman;                TODAY’S QUOTE: “Let us endeavor so to
Datebook: (date including year)                                                                         William James (1842-1910), philosopher/psy-
                                                                                                        chologist; Rod Taylor (1930-), actor, is 78;
                                                                                                                                                           live that when we come to die even the under-
                                                                                                                                                           taker will be sorry.” -- Mark Twain
  Today is the 11th day of 2008 and the 21st       first U.S. government report concluding that         Jean Chretien (1934-), former Canadian prime          TODAY’S FACT: Alexander Hamilton was
day of winter.                                     smoking could be hazardous to one’s health.          minister, is 74; Naomi Judd (1946-), singer, is    born to a poor family on the Caribbean island
  TODAY’S HISTORY: In 1908, President                 In 2003, departing Illinois governor George       62; Mary J. Blige (1971-), singer, is 37.          of Nevis; conflicting sets of records leave it
Theodore Roosevelt declared the Grand              Ryan commuted the sentences of an unprece-              TODAY’S SPORTS: In 1973, the owners             unclear whether he was born in 1755 or 1757.
Canyon a national monument.                        dented 156 death row inmates.                        of MLB’s American League teams approved               TODAY’S MOON: Between new moon
  In 1964, the U.S. surgeon general issued the        TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS: Alexander                      the rule of the designated hitter.                 (Jan. 8) and first quarter (Jan. 15).

                                                                     find a way to hold firm with-      didn’t make any contribution       your sportsmanship than how       experience a bit more stress at
                                                                     out losing your dignity.           may have his/her hand out to       well you play the game, so be     this time is in areas that affect
                    ASTROGRAPH                                          PISCES (Feb. 20-March
                                                                     20) -- If those with whom you
                                                                                                        grab a share of what you
                                                                                                        accomplished. Don’t be a
                                                                                                                                           a good sport. Whether you
                                                                                                                                           win or lose, do so with as
                                                                                                                                                                             your material interaction with
                                                                                                                                                                             others. A misunderstanding
                                                                     share your time feel you are       patsy.                             much grace as you can muster.     might arise that could easily
                    By Bernice Bede Osol                             being far too self-serving, they      GEMINI (May 21-June                VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept.           be blown out of proportion
                                                                     won’t hesitate to pressure you     20) -- You have a strong need      22) -- An engagement you          and cause a brouhaha.
                                                                     to cool it. Make sure your         to exercise your independence      have may be far more impor-          SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-
                                                                     behavior is justified before       and will resent being bossed       tant to you than it is to your    Dec. 21) -- Those who are
                                     CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-             you start rebelling or pointing    around by those who are inter-     mate or someone with whom         normally on your side and
                                  Jan. 19) -- The control of         fingers.                           fere with your plans. You          you share your time. Be           usually don’t offer any kind of
                                  something important may be            ARIES (March 21-April           won’t hesitate to give them        understanding if this person      opposing position might be
                                  taken out of your hands and        19) -- Someone who is quite        their marching orders.             doesn’t want to participate.      uncooperative. Should some
                                  given to another. It will cause    clever about getting you to           CANCER (June 21-July               LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)       unexpected resistance occur,
                                  much more problems for you         reveal things that are confi-      22) -- Look for all those unfin-   -- You generally have little      analyze your behavior or
   Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008                                           dential will be up to his/her      ished tasks or assignments         problem getting along with
   An important undertaking       if you get haughty about it.                                                                                                               action to figure out the reason.
                                  Let it sort itself out.            old tricks, so be on guard and     you’ve been sweeping under         almost anybody, but when a           Trying to patch up a broken
may head off in a direction                                          don’t talk about anything that     the rug to rear their ugly heads   know-it-all enters the picture,
you don’t anticipate in the          AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-                                                                                                                      romance? The Astro-Graph
                                  Feb. 19) -- Unexpected pres-       would let the cat out of the       when something more impor-         it may be more than you can       Matchmaker wheel can help
year ahead, but instead of get-                                      bag.                               tant needs done. Sadly, you’ll     tolerate. Unfortunately, char-
ting upset, let events have       sure from your peers may                                                                                                                   you understand what to do to
                                  cause you to act in a manner          TAURUS (April 20-May            have to incorporate them into      acters of this ilk will exceed    make the relationship work.
their own way. Everything                                            20) -- Rewards for hard work       your plans.                        your tolerance.
will work out far better for      that does not serve your best                                                                                                              Mail $2.75 to Matchmaker,
                                  interests. Instead of being        will be coming your way.              LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) --           SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.          P.O. Box 167, Wickliffe, OH
you than they would if done                                          Someone who was present but        You’ll be judged more for          22) -- Where you are apt to
your way.                         indignant or acting dictatorial,                                                                                                           44092-0167.

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                                                                                                                                                 THE LEARNING
                                                                                                                                                           by Robert Barnett

                                                                                                                                                A. Using each "Chaos Grid" number with its
                                                                                                                                                   letter one time, arrange the numbers with
                                                                                                                                                   their letters for the "Order Grid" so each
                                                                                                                                                   vertical column, horizontal row, and two
                                                                                                                                                   diagonals each ADD to numbers inside
                                                                                                                                                   thick lined cells.
                                                                                                                                                B. Some correct numbers with their letters
                                                                                                                                                   have been put into the "Order Grid" to
                                                                                                                                                   get you started. Also, above the "Order
                                                                                                                                                   Grid" is a "Decoded Message" clue.
                                                                                                                                                C. After you have solved the "Order Grid"
                                                                                                                                                   doing as direction "A" says, put the let-
                                                                                                                                                   ters from horizontal rows, from left to
                                                                                                                                                   right, under "Decoded Message" and
                                                                                                                                                   make words to form the answer.

                                                                                                                                                           CHAOS GRID                                                                                 THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
                                                                                                                                                       7         6           11         5                                                                by Henri Arnold and Mike Argirion
                                                                                                                                                      T          N           C         R
                                                                                                                                                       8         -3           5        12                  Unscramble these four Jumbles,
                                                                                                                                                      O          D           S         O                   one letter to each square,
                                                                                                                                                      -2         7           -3        -2
                                                                                                                                                                                                           to form four ordinary words.
                                                                                                                                                      E          E           R         O
                                                                                                                                                      11         8           6         12
                                                                                                                                                      C          U           D         E                        PUPER
                                                                                                                                                            CLUE: SEEMLY
                                                                                                                                                           ORDER GRID                           22
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                                                                                                                                                                                                22                All Rights Reserved.

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                                                                                                                                                      O                      D
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                                                                                                                                                      22         22          22        22        22

                                                                                                                                                DECODED MESSAGE:
                                                                                                                                                                                            1/11/2008         DYPSOR
                                                                                                                                                      ANSWERS IN NEXT EDITION
                                                                                                                                                                      © 2008 Robert Barnett      

                                                                                                                                                                Answers to Previous                                                                    Now arrange the circled letters
                                                                                                                                                                Learning Challenger                                                                    to form the surprise answer, as
                                                                                                                                                              THE RED SALAMANDER                                                                       suggested by the above cartoon.
                                                                                                                                                                 17      6         3    16
                                                                                                                                                                 T      H         E     R                    Print answer here:
                                                                                                                                                                  0     19        21    2
                                                                                                                                                                 E      D         S     A
                                                                                                                                                                 18     -2         4    22
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (Answers tomorrow)
                                                                                                                                                                  L     A         M     A                                    Jumbles: RAINY    OCTET         TWINGE         PIGPEN
                                                                                                                                                                  7     19        14     2                                   Answer: When rain hits a picnic, it can —
                                                                                                                                                                 N      D         E     R
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “WET” AN APPETITE

Teenager is still undecided about her biological father
   Dear Annie: For the past three years, I have                                                                                                              whatever is on my plate. She does this even if                     es, saying he was a loving husband and the
been grieving for my stepfather, with whom I
was very close. He died in a car accident the
night of my elementary school concert.
                                                                           ANNIE’S MAILBOX                                                                   she ordered the same thing.
                                                                                                                                                                 I think this is very rude. My husband says it
                                                                                                                                                             is a sign of a true friend. If she were to ask, that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                father of three adorable kids. He was polite,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                friendly and a good conversationalist. When
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fred walked into my work area, I sometimes
   I am tired of not having a father to lean on.                           By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar                                                 would be different, but she just helps herself.
                                                                                                                                                             Who is right? -- Frustrated in Seattle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                had to catch my breath. I would never consid-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                er an affair, since I was married to a great guy,
I am a 13-year-old girl and think I’m ready to
begin a relationship with my biological father.                                                                                                                  Dear Frustrated: You are. You don’t                            but Fred was in my dreams at night. I couldn’t
Even though he is not involved with drugs or                               your heart completely. But loving someone                                         describe this woman as a close friend. You say                     shake him out of my head.
alcohol anymore, I still have a hard time trust-                           also means you have to take the chance of                                         she is a co-worker. And even close friends                            A few months later, a huge organizational
ing him. Because my stepdad was like a real                                being hurt.                                                                       should not stick their forks in your plate with-                   shake-up landed Fred in my department and I
father to me for seven years, I feel guilty trying                            Is your father around? Does he call and                                        out asking. It is not only rude, it is presumptu-                  encountered him all day, every day. As Fred
to replace him. Am I wrong for not trusting my                             visit? If so, try to get to know him better, slow-                                ous and unhealthy. Next time this happens, tell                    got comfortable, he began to open up about his
                                                                           ly. In the meantime, do you have any grand-                                       your co-worker you’d prefer she eat off her                        life, and it wasn’t pretty. He was having huge
biological dad and stupid for even wanting him
                                                                           parents or uncles with whom you feel comfort-                                     own plate. Blame it on your own sensitivity to                     issues with his oldest son and had moved to my
as a father? -- Confused & Depressed                                                                                                                         germs.
                                                                           able and who could become father figures to                                                                                                          town to get away from creditors.
   Dear Confused: You are neither wrong nor                                you? You might also discuss this with your                                            Dear Annie: I’m writing about “Worried at
stupid. It’s natural for you to want a father in                                                                                                                                                                                   I bet Connie isn’t as wonderful as she comes
                                                                           mother and your school counselor. Sometimes                                       Work,” who was attracted to his co-worker,                         across. We moved six years ago and I can no
your life, especially after having had a warm                              it helps to have a sympathetic ear close to                                       Connie. You told him if all else fails, he might
and loving relationship with your stepdad.                                                                                                                                                                                      longer remember Fred’s last name. -- Lived
                                                                           home.                                                                             think about getting a new job. He may not need
Since you aren’t convinced your biological                                                                                                                                                                                      and Learned Out East
                                                                              Dear Annie: I work with a woman who, no                                        to.
father can handle the responsibility, we under-                            matter what we are eating, always samples                                             I, too, found a co-worker extremely attrac-                       Dear Lived: It’s not unusual for the person
stand why you are not sure it is safe to open                                                                                                                tive, but as I got to know him, I learned he was-                  of your dreams to turn out to be a nightmare,
                                                                                                                                                             n’t nearly as perfect as I thought. Not only was                   but there’s no guarantee, so we don’t recom-
                                                                                                                                                             “Fred” physically attractive, but when my boss                     mend closer contact. We think this should be
  FRIDAY EVENING                                                                                                                                                                                                                nipped in the bud.
                                                                                                                                                             first introduced him, she listed all his attribut-
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 Announcements                          310...Apartments Furnished              510...Livestock
 010...Notices                          320...Duplexes                          520...Farm Equipment
 020...Personals                        330...Homes for Rent                    530...Feed/Pasture Supplies
 030...Lost & Found                     340...Vacation Rentals                  540...Equipment Rentals
 040...Cards of Thanks                  350...Rooms for Rent                    550...Produce
 050...In Memoriam                      360...Rest Homes
 060...Meetings & Events                                   Transportation
                                        370...Wanted to Rent
 070...Travel Opportunities
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 110....Employment Wanted
 120...Help Wanted
 130...Sales Help Wanted
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                                                           640...Auto Services
                              400...New & Used Equipment 650...4X4s for Sale
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 140...Child Care             420...Boats                  670...Trucks for Sale
                              430...Building Supplies      680...Cars for Sale
 Services                     440...Furniture              690...Utility Trailers
 200...Services Offered       450...Wanted to Buy
 205...Financial Services     460...Appliances             Real Estate
 210...Business Opportunities 470...Antiques
                                                           710...Real Estate Wanted

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 215...Businesses for Sale    475...Computers

 220...Money to Loan          480...Miscellaneous for Sale 720...Mobile Homes for Sale
 230...Money Wanted           490...Auctions               730...Mobile Homes with Land
 240...Investments            590...Garage Sales           740...Income Property
 250...Business Rentals                                    750...Ranches
                              Farm-Garden-Pets             760...Lots/Acerage
 Rentals                                                   770...Real Estate
                              500...Pets & Supplies
 300...Apartments Unfurnished                              800 JUST LISTED!                                                   *Does not include price of ad

                                                    ment Corporation has received federal HOME
                                                    funding in the amount of $3,413,603.00 to
                                                    partially finance the construction of a 32-unit
                                                                                                         IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PUBLIC NOTICE            10     NOTICES
             Notice Of Trustee's Sale                                                                    creditor of the deceased, you must file your          TS # CA-07-104206-NF Loan # 100287762                                           Security
TSG No.: 3479773 TS No.: 20079217900224             affordable housing rental project known as                                                                 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN                  013-08
                                                                                                         claim with the court and mail a copy to the
FHA/VA/PMI No.:                                     the Clara Court Apartments. The approxi-                                                                   DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DAT-                            1-4,11,18,25/08   There’s never been a
                                                                                                         personal representative appointed by the
YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF                  mate 0.81 acre project site (APN 002-138-05)                                                               ED 4/26/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION                                            better time to join
                                                                                                         court within four months from the date of first                                                                   FICTITIOUS
TRUST, DATED 9/27/2006 UNLESS YOU                   is located on the northwest corner of the inter-                                                           TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY                                                Universal Protec-
                                                                                                         issuance of letters as provided in section                                                                    BUSINESS NAME
TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROP-                   section of Clara Avenue and North Orchard
                                                                                                         9100 of the California Probate Code. The              BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU                           STATEMENT            tion Service. As one
ERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC                    Avenue in the City of Ukiah at 600 North Or-
                                                                                                         time for filing claims will not expire before four    NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE                      File No.: 2008-F0008     of California’s fastest
SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION                    chard Avenue. The State Depar tment of
OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING                                                                          months from the hearing date noticed above.           OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU,                       THE       FOLLOWING        growing      privately
                                                    Housing and Community Development has                                                                      YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. A                       PERSON(S)             IS   held security service
AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A                                                                        YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the
                                                    additional information concerning this project                                                             public auction sale to the highest bidder for        (ARE) DOING BUSI-          providers, we offer
LAWYER. On 1/31/2008 at 10:00 AM First                                                                   court. If you are a person interested in the es-
American Loanstar Trustee Services, as duly         available for review and copying upon re-                                                                  cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or na-        NESS AS:                   accelerated career
                                                                                                         tate, you may file with the court a Request for
appointed Trustee under and pursuant to             quest. Interested parties should contact Pat-                                                              tional bank, check drawn by a state or federal       MADEMOISELLE               opportunities whatev-
                                                                                                         Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of
Deed of Trust recorded 10/05/2006, as Instru-       rick Conway at (916) 327-3641 between the                                                                  credit union, or a check drawn by a state or         BABETTE/                   er your area of secur-
                                                                                                         an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or
ment No. 2006-19949, in book , page , of Offi-      hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday                                                                    federal savings and loan association, or sav-        BABETTE’S                  ity exper tise. We
                                                                                                         of any petition or account as provided in Pro-
cial Records in the office of the County Re-        through Friday.                                                                                            ings association, or savings bank specified in       205 School St.             seek the following
                                                                                                         bate Code section 1250. A Request for Spe-
corder of Mendocino County, State of Califor-       Impact on the Floodplain: Approximately                                                                    Section 5102 of the Financial Code and au-           Ukiah, CA 95482            talented individu-
                                                                                                         cial Notice form is available from the court
nia. Executed by: Ryan Parrish, will sell at        one-quarter of the site is located in a 100-                                                               thorized to do business in this state, will be       Valeri      Hammang-       als:
public auction to highest bidder for cash,          year floodplain (Zone A). The project will                                                                 held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will        Campbell
                                                                                                         ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER:
cashier’s check/cash equivalent or other form       consist of four residential buildings, 10 one-                                                             be made, but without covenant or warranty,                                            SECURITY
                                                                                                         Carl A. Johnson                                                                                            310 Crestview Dr.
of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (payable         bedroom units, 12 two-bedroom units and 10                                                                 expressed or implied, regarding title, posses-                                    PROFESSIONALS
                                                                                                         Diana G. Wallace, SBN 110116                                                                               Ukiah, CA 95482
at time of sale in lawful money of the United       three-bedroom units. All buildings will be built                                                           sion, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining
                                                                                                         Martorana & Anderson                                                                                       This business is con-             M-F Days
States) At the main entrance to the Mendoci-        a minimum of one foot above the base flood                                                                 principal sum of the note(s) secured by the
                                                                                                         1500 River Park Drive Suite 100                                                                            ducted by an Individ-          $11 per hour!
no County Cour thouse, 100 Nor th State             level. The project will not create a greater im-                                                           Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges
Street, Ukiah CA All right, title and interest                                                           Sacramento, CA 95815                                                                                       ual. The registrant         Paid court holidays!
                                                    pact on the floodplain nor make other                                                                      thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances,       commenced to trans-             Full-time in
conveyed to and now held by it under said                                                                916-929-6464
                                                    changes to the floodplain and will, therefore,                                                             under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest       act business under               Fort Bragg
Deed of Trust in the property situated in said
County and State described as: As more fully        have a minimal impact on the floodplain and                                                                thereon, fees, charges and expenses of the           the fictitious business         Part-Time in
described in the above mentioned Deed of            surrounding areas.                                     PUBLIC NOTICE              PUBLIC NOTICE            Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the     name or names listed         Mendocino & Lake
Trust APN# 179-080-31 The street address            Public Comments:          Written comments re-                                                             initial publication of the Notice of Sale) rea-      above on Jan. 1,                  County!
and other common designation, if any, of the        garding the project should be received by            010-08                                                sonably estimated to be set forth below. The         2008. Endorsed-Filed        $300 Hire-On Bonus
                                                    January 26th to be considered in the review                                     012-08                     amount may be greater on the day of sale.
real property described above is purported to                                                                     1-4,11,18,25/08                                                                                   on Jan. 2, 2008 at            with valid Guard
                                                    process. Any comments relative to this pro-                                              1-4,11,18,25/08   BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS
be: 240 Washo Drive , Ukiah, CA 95482 The                                                                       FICTITIOUS                                                                                          the Mendocino Coun-                 Card!
undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for     posed expenditure of federal funds should be                                           FICTITIOUS          THAN       THE      TOTAL     AMOUNT         DUE.
                                                                                                            BUSINESS NAME                                                                                           ty Clerks Office.          For immediate con-
any incorrectness of the street address and         submitted to:                                                                      BUSINESS NAME           Trustor(s): JOHN GLASS JR., A MARRIED
                                                                                                               STATEMENT                                                                                            /s/Valeri Hammang-         sideration email re-
other common designation, if any, shown             Patrick Conway                                                                        STATEMENT            MAN Recorded: 05/02/2006 as Instrument
                                                                                                           File No.: 2008-F0830                                                                                     Campbell                   sume to: dsinger@
herein. Said sale will be made, but without         Department of Housing and Community De-                                           File No.: 2008-F0003     No. 2006-08574 in book xxx, page xxx of Offi-
                                                                                                         THE       FOLLOWING                                                                                        VALERI HAMMANG-  
covenant or warranty, expressed or implied,         velopment                                                                       THE       FOLLOWING        cial Records in the Office of the Recorder of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CAMPBELL                   For more info visit:
regarding title, possession, or encumbrances,       HOME Investment Partnerships Program                 PERSON(S)             IS   PERSON(S)             IS   Mendocino County, California; Date of Sale:                           
to pay the remaining principal sum of the           1800 3rd Street, Room 390                            (ARE) DOING BUSI-          (ARE) DOING BUSI-          1/24/2008 at 10:00 AM Place of Sale: At the
note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with                                                                                                                                                                         015-08                     PPO License #14417.
                                                                                                         NESS AS:                   NESS AS:                   main entrance to the Mendocino County
interest thereon, as provided in said note(s),                                                                                                                                                                               1-4,11,18,25/08   EOE
                                                    024-08                                               APPLIED           SLEEP    PARDINI         APPLI-     Courthouse, 100 North State Street, Ukiah
advances, under the terms of said Deed of                                                                                           ANCE SERVICE                                                                           FICTITIOUS
                                                                                         1-11,13,16/08   TECHNOLOGIES                                          CA Amount of unpaid balance and other                   BUSINESS NAME
Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the                                                                                            1202 N. State St.,
                                                          NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER               2060 Fern Cyn Dr.                                     charges: $261,412.04 The purported property
Trustee and of the trusts created by said                                                                                           Ukiah, CA 95482                                                                       STATEMENT
                                                                          ESTATE                         Ukiah, CA 95482                                       address is: 1748 Lockwood Drive Ukiah, CA
Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid                                                                                       Creative Services &                                                               File No.: 2007-F0806
balance of the obligation secured by the prop-               CASE NO.: SCUK CVPB ’08-25145               Joseph M.                                             95482 Assessors Parcel No. 001-381-07 The
                                                                                                                                    Design Inc.                                                                     THE       FOLLOWING
er ty to be sold and reasonable estimated           To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contin-      Abramowitz                                            undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for
                                                                                                                                    1204 N. State St.                                                               PERSON(S)             IS       United Way RFP
costs, expenses and advances at the time of         gent creditors, and persons who may other-                                                                 any incorrectness of the property address or
                                                                                                         2060 Fern Cyn Dr.          Ukiah, CA 95482                                                                 (ARE) DOING BUSI-               Announcement
the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is    wise be interested in the will or estate, or                                                               other common designation, if any, shown
                                                                                                         Ukiah, CA 95482            This business is con-                                                           NESS AS:                     Applications availa-
$132,858.45 The beneficiary under said Deed         both, of: WALLACE M. JOHNSON                                                                               herein. If no street address or other common
                                                                                                         This business is con-      ducted by a Corpo-                                                              CHINESE           MAS-          ble January 15,
of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to       A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed                                                                      designation is shown, directions to the loca-
                                                                                                         ducted by an Individ-      ration. State of in-                                                            SAGE                                   2008
the undersigned a written Declaration of De-        by: CARL A. JOHNSON in the Superior                                                                        tion of the property may be obtained by send-
                                                                                                         ual. The registrant        corporation: Cali-                                                              Ya Ming Wu                    Submission dead-
fault and Demand for Sale, and a written No-        Court of California, County of Mendocino.                                                                  ing a written request to the beneficiary within
                                                                                                         commenced to trans-        fornia. The registrant                                                          819 Mapel Ave                 line February 25,
tice of Default and Election to Sell. The un-       THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests                                                                          10 days of the date of first publication of this
dersigned caused said Notice of Default and                                                              act business under         commenced to trans-                                                             Ukiah, CA 95482                        2008
                                                    that: CARL A. JOHNSON be appointed as                                                                      Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to con-
Election to sell to be recorded in the County                                                            the fictitious business    act business under                                                              This business is con-      As part of the United
                                                    personal representative to administer the es-                                                              vey title for any reason, the successful bid-
where the real proper ty is located. Date:                                                                                          the fictitious business                                                         ducted by an Individ-      Way Community Im-
                                                    tate of the decedent.                                name or names listed                                  der’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the
1/11/2008 First American Title Insurance                                                                                            name or names listed                                                            ual. The registrant        pact Agenda, United
                                                    THE PETITION requests authority to adminis-          above on Jan. 3,                                      return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the
Company First American LoanStar Trustee                                                                                             above on 1-2-08. En-                                                            commenced to trans-        Way of Sonoma-
                                                    ter the estate under the Independent Adminis-        2008. Endorsed-Filed                                  successful bidder shall have no further re-
Services 3 First American Way Santa Ana,                                                                                            dorsed-Filed          on   course. Date: 1/4/2008 Quality Loan Service          act business under         Mendocino-Lake is
CA 92707 First American Loanstar Trustee            tration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow   on Dec. 20, 2007 at                                                                                        the fictitious business
                                                                                                         the Mendocino Coun-        01/02/2008 at the          Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101                                       requesting funding
Services may be acting as a debt collector at-      the personal representative to take many ac-                                                                                                                    name or names listed
                                                                                                                                    Mendocino        County    (619) 645-7711 For NON SALE information                                         proposals from all
tempting to collect a debt. Any information ob-     tions without obtaining court approval. Before       ty Clerks Office.                                                                                          above on N/A. En-
                                                                                                                                    Clerks Office.             only Sale Line: (714) 573-1965 or Login to:                                     agencies in Sonoma,
tained will be used for that purpose. Original      taking certain very important actions, howev-        /s/Joseph M.                                                                                               dorsed-Filed          on
document signed by Authorized Agent Chet                                                                                            /s/Mark Pardini   Reinstatement Line:                                     Mendocino, and Lake
                                                    er, the personal representative will be re-          Abramowitz                                                                                                 12/11/2007 at the
Sconyers – For Trustee’s Sale Information                                                                                           MARK PARDINI               (619) 645-7711 ext 3704 David Owen, If you                                      Counties providing
                                                    quired to give notice to interested persons un-      JOSEPH M.                                                                                                  Mendocino        County
Please Call (714) 573-1965 P353077 1/11,                                                                                            PRESIDENT                  have previously been discharged through                                         services in our four
                                                    less they have waived notice or consented to         ABRAMOWITZ                                                                                                 Clerks Office.
1/18, 01/25/2008                                                                                                                    TITLE                      bankruptcy, you may have been released of                                       Focused          Funding
                                                    the proposed action). The independent ad-                                                                                                                       /s/Ya Ming Wu
                                                                                                                                                               personal liability for this loan in which case                                  areas:
                                                    ministration authority will be granted unless                                                                                                                   YA MING WU
                                                                                                                                                               this letter is intended to exercise the note                                    ●After-school/ sum-
023-08                                              an interested person files an objection to the
                                                                                                                                                               holder’s rights against the real property only.                                 mer programs
                                       01-11/08     petition and shows good cause why the court
                                                    should not grant the authority.                           Sell It Fast                                     This notice is sent for the purpose of collect-                                 focused on youth in
                                                                                                                 With                                          ing a debt. This firm is attempting to collect a          FIND                  grades four through
         ACTIVITIES IN A FLOODPLAIN                 A HEARING on the petition will be held on
                                                                                                                                                               debt on behalf of the holder and owner of the         WHAT YOU                  eight;
This notice shall satisfy the noticing require-     1/25/2008 at 9:30 a.m. in Dept.: E, located                 Ukiah                                          note. Any information obtained by or provided          NEED IN                  ●Parenting/ social-
ments of Section 2(a) (4) of Executive Order        at: SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     C THE
                                                                                                                                                               to this firm or the creditor will be used for that                              skills training for pa-
11988 for Floodplain Management, as imple-          COUNTY OF Mendocino 100 N. State
mented by 24 CFR 55.20 (b), for activities to       Street, Ukiah, CA 95482                                    Journal                                         purpose. As required by law, you are hereby
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      L                        rents;
                                                                                                                                                               notified that a negative credit report reflecting                               ●Emergency food/
be under taken by the Rural Communities             IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the peti-                Classifieds                                      on your credit record may be submitted to a            A
Housing Development Corporation within a            tion, you should appear at the hearing and                                                                                                                                                 shelter, transitional
                                                    state your objections or file written objections
                                                                                                                                                               credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the         S                       and permanent sup-
100-year floodplain.                                                                                                                                           terms of your credit obligations. P346730                S
Name, Location and Description of Activi-           with the court before the hearing. Your ap-                                                                                                                                                portive housing pro-
                                                    pearance may be in person or by your attor-
                                                                                                                                                               1/4, 1/11, 01/18/2008                                     IFIEDS!               grams; and
ty: the Rural Communities Housing Develop-
THE UKIAH DAILY JOURNAL                                                                                                                                                                                                              FRIDAY, JAN. 11, 2008 -B-5

10       NOTICES             120     HELP
                                     WANTED              120   HELP
                                                               WANTED               120    HELP
                                                                                           WANTED              120      HELP
                                                                                                                        WANTED             120     HELP
                                                                                                                                                   WANTED             120     HELP
                                                                                                                                                                              WANTED              250     BUSINESS
                                                                                                                                                                                                          RENTALS             330     HOMES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      FOR RENT           500   PETS &
●Senior food, men-             Bookkeeper. P/T            Howard Memorial                  LOAN                         Office              People to work with                                    LEE KRAEMER                  Quiet country set-       German Shepherd
                                                                                                                                                                          TLC Child &
tal-health programs.          w/ busy Real Estate            Hospital                   SECRETARY                 Representative ll-           developmentally                                     Real Estate Broker         ting, 1bd1ba cottage.      Pups. AKC. 10 wks.
                                                                                                                                                                        Family Services
Please contact Chanda          office. Quickbooks        Come join our team.        Savings Bank of                  Confidential            disabled adults one                                                                 Newly remod. 5           Protection or pal.
                                                                                                                                                                          seeks 2 additional
Zirkelbach, VP of Com-        exp. nec. Payroll A/R                                                                $28,032-41,416            on one in their own                                    SCHOOL STREET                minutes to town.          They’ll do it all
                                                                                    Mendocino County                                                                      homes for Shelter
munity Impact for               & A/P. Hrly wage         ●Clerk  Registration,                                         annually                home. All Shifts                                                                  S. end of Willits.       707-275-9477 or
                                                                                    is accepting appli-                                                                      Care program            OFFICE/RETAIL
more information:                based on exp.            Part Time                                                 (plus benefits)             available. Call           Applicants need to       1300+/- sq. ft. w/pkg.      $800/mo.+ dep. N/P.
                                                                                    cations for a full-
707-528-4485                   Send reply to box         ●CNA: FT, Nights                                            Community               Mary 468-9326 or          have at least 1 spare                                   N/S. Avail now. Ref.
                                                                                    time COMMERCIAL
ext.110 or via e-mail           02090, c/o Ukiah         ●RN:OP PACU                                                Development             come by & pick up          bdrm to house a child
                                                                                                                                                                                                      BRAND NEW!                  req. 459-3062
                                                                                    LOAN     SECRETARY
at chanda.zirkel-
                               Daily Journal, P.O.
                              Box 749, Ukiah, CA
                                                         ●RN's-ER: FT, &
                                                          Contingent, Nights
                                                                                    to the Senior Vice
                                                                                    President. We are
                                                                                                                   Commission of
                                                                                                                  Mendocino County
                                                                                                                                            app. at 182 Thomas
                                                                                                                                                  St. Ukiah
                                                                                                                                                                           for up to 30 days.
                                                                                                                                                                         Guaranteed monthly
                                                                                                                                                                         allotment. Generous
                                                                                                                                                                                                     BUILD TO SUIT
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Office or Medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               2bd/2bth. 468-9003
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         590      GARAGE
There will be an ap-               95482-0749.                                                                 (CDC) is accepting                                                                                                                          BIG - Tools, misc.
                                                         ●RN's-ICU: Contin-         looking for a detail-                                                               increase upon place-       1974+/- sq. ft. w/pkg.
plicant orientation                                                                                                                           Permanent P/T.                                                                   No Pets/No Smkng          bldg material, camper
                                                          gent, PT                  oriented, organized,       applications for office                                  ment. Income tax-ex-
Februar y 1, 2008                 CHEMISTRY                                                                                                 Cafe in Hopland. Th-                                                                                            shl., dog kennel,
                                                         ●RN: Shift Supervi-        self-starter to work       Representative ll -                                       empt. Exp. with chil-         DOWNTOWN
                                 INSTRUCTOR                                                                                                 Mon. Espresso exp.
from 2:00 – 4:00 PM
at the Santa Rosa                MENDOCINO
                                                          sor, Med/Surg
                                                         ●RN's-Med Surg-
                                                                                    in a multi-task,
                                                                                    deadline environ-
                                                                                                               Confidential. The pri-
                                                                                                               mar y tasks include
                                                                                                                                            helpful. Apply in per-
                                                                                                                                             son, Cheesecake
                                                                                                                                                                        dren req. Parents will
                                                                                                                                                                       receive training, + So-
                                                                                                                                                                         cial Worker, in-home
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Hi-traffic loc. Ofc. Ste
                                                                                                                                                                                                   1600+/- sq. ft. w/pkg.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              370    WANTED
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     TO RENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          stove, fridge, desks,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         rdwd. benches & free
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            stuff. Jan. 8 thru
Transit Depar tment                                                                                            providing clerical and                                                                                          Need place to live to
                                 Ukiah Campus            Contingent & FT            ment. MS Office &                                        Momma. Corner of             support & respite.
Training Room 103,                                                                                             administrative sup-                                                                                              put 34ft. trailer on.    11th. 10am-4pm. 123
                                   nights, PT days,          spreadsheets with                                       School & Henry Uk.            Need 1 or 2-parent        MED. OFFICE or
located at 45 Stony                                                                                            port to the Executive                                                                                           Will work for rent or      W. Lake Mendo. Dr.
                                   468-3024              ●Respiratory Thera-        excellent English                                                                   homes, with 1 parent            RETAIL
Point Road, Santa                                                                                              Director and CDC’s           Pharmacist position                                                                pay cash. 391-8941               462-7433
                                                          pist: Contingent          and grammar skills                                                                  home full time. Home         South Orchard
Rosa.                                                                                                          Board of Commis-             available F/T or P/T.        with no more than 1      3400+/- sq. ft. w/pkng                                  FREE GARAGE
                               Clinical Supervisor           Apply Online at:       req. Accurate typ-
                                 - Safe Schools/    ing at 60 WPM re-          sioners. Position re-            Willits Rexall         biological child consid-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     468-8951                 380    WANTED TO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SHARE RENT             SALE SIGNS.
30      LOST &
        FOUND                   Healthy Students
                                      Program               HR SECRETARY
                                                                                    quired. Req. a mini-
                                                                                    mum of two years
                                                                                                               quires the ability to
                                                                                                               exercise discretion
                                                                                                                                            90 S. Main. 459-6877
                                                                                                                                                                        ered. Retirees invited
                                                                                                                                                                       to apply. Contact TLC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                $475 bedroom in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  quiet home.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Realty World Selzer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Realty. 350 E. Gobbi
  Found: Adult cat.
 Dec. 31, Mendocino
                                Provide services to
                                 children, parents,
                                                         Savings Bank of
                                                         Mendocino County
                                                         is seeking applica-
                                                                                    exp. in a secretarial
                                                                                    or administrative
                                                                                                               and       independent
                                                                                                               judgment when pro-
                                                                                                                                              or fax 459-3299.
                                                                                                                                            Prenatal Educators
                                                                                                                                                                                                  300     APARTMENTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                          UNFURNISHED              No S/P/D.
 Dr. Black tiger stripe       teachers, administra-                                 position; exp. and         viding services to the                                                                $900 Marlene St.
                                                                                                                                            MCHC’s Little Lake &          TRANSITIONS
 on top, white legs &          tors and paraprofes-      tions for a full-time                                 Board, Executive                                                                    T.home. Lg. 2BR 1.5
                                                                                    /or education in                                         Lakeside Health Ctr.         COORDINATOR                                          Furn. Rm w/cbl/frg,
   chest. 462-4227            sional staff through a     Human Resources
                                                                                    banking or finance         Director and Man-            seek Prenatal Educa-                                    BA. Cent. ht. Frplc.,       kit priv, quiet indiv.
                                                         Secretar y.       Per-                                                                                       seeking flexible in-
It was a rainy day               variety of special                                 preferred.                 agement team. An             tors. P/T 1-yr perina-                                 yd. 217-2764, 462-1546      N/S/P/D $475 + dep.           INVITED
                                                         forms a variety of                                                                                           novative individual
and I thought I would           services, including                                  Apply in person at        AA in business ad-           tal exp. req. Bilingual                                                             util. incl. 462-9225       VFW Post 1900
                                                         HR clerical and ad-                                                                                          to work w/youth                 2bdrm 1.5bth
take a stroll in the          psychosocial assess-                                    200 N. School St.        ministration, informa-        a+ Fax: 707-468-0793                                                                                          BREAKFAST &
                                                         ministrative duties.                                                                                         ages 16-19 in Tran-          Townhouse in 4-plex.           Furnished room.
vineyards and pear               ment, diagnosis,                                    Ukiah, CA by Mon-         tion services or relat-                                                                                           INDOOR FLEA
                                                         Assists HR Director                                                                                          sitions prog.                  Garage & lg. yd.            Quiet, clean, male.
orchards on Rede-                 counseling and                                      day, January 14,         ed field is required. for job                                                                                          MARKET
                                                         with staffing and re-                                                                                        Creative position             $850/mo. 467-0363             N/S/D/P. $425/mo.
                              consultation. $30.00-                                                            Applicants      should             description.
meyer Rd. I got all
                                                         cruitment, affirma-
                                                                                      2008 at 4:00 p.m.                                                               w/suppor tive clini-                                      $250 dep. 349-4654         Sat. JAN. 12
wet and cold, so                 $33.76 per hour.                                      EOE/AA m/f/v/d          have four or more                                                                    LEE KRAEMER
                                                         tive action, compa-                                                                  PT Mover, shop          cal team. FT w/                                                or 462-1946               Veteran’s
someone took me to            Detailed position de-                                                            years of professional                                                               PROPERTY MGMT                                             Memorial Hall
                                                         ny policies and pro-                                                               work. Heavy lifting.      great benefits. Must
the Ukiah shelter. I          scription and applica-                                 LVN Care Manager          experience in public,                                                               Spacious 1bd1ba.           Large room in large          293 Seminary Ave.
                                                         cedures, legal com-                                                                 Valid CDL. Apply         have BA in human
am a male, about 6            tion available on-line:                                   or Floor Nurse         non-profit or private                                                                     $750.                house. $475 + $475                 Ukiah
                                                         pliance, compensa-                                                                 Ukiah Music Center        svcs. w/exp. in re-
years old and am a   Lake                                      Little Lake Health      administration or a                                                                   POOL, LAUNDRY,           dep.                           Breakfast
                                                         tion, benefits, per-                                                                 745 N. State St.        lated field. MA pre-
20 pound shaggy,              County Office of Edu-                                   Center-F/T lic LVN.      combination of edu-                                                                     CARPORTS               util incl. 718-2110           8am-11am-$4
                                                         formance manage-                                                                    Red Fox Casino           ferred but not req’d.
curly back and grey             cation, Human Re-                                       Competitive sal.       cation and experi-                                                                      No Section 8.
                                                                                                                                                 NOW HIRING           Must pass finger-                                        Room $425mo+utils.           Flea Market
                                sources (707) 262-       ment, employee re-          DOE. Great benefits!      ence to perform es-                                                                      463-2134
coat. If no one comes                                                                                                                                                 print bkd before                                         & dep. N/S, hse priv.         8am - 2pm
                              4151. Deadline to ap-      lations, HRIS, and              Fax: 468-0793         sential job functions.                                                               Lrg. 1bdrm 1bth.
and finds me I will be                                                                                                                     ● Night Floor              hire. Job #01-TC.                                         own ent. W. Ukiah          Table Rentals $5
                                  ply: 01/28/2008.       security. Req. a         Full job description                                                                 Cvrd prking. W/S/G
up for adoption on                                                                                                                           Manager                  Fax to HR 707-462-                                        hills. 415-672-1580         Call 462-7622
                                                         minimum of two               and CDC application                                                                 pd. No S/P. $685/mo.
1/12. Come to 298                 COMPUTER &                                                                                                                          6994 or mail: HR
                                                         years exp. in a sec-                                                              ● General Manager                                                                                               EL PUBLICO
Plant Rd or call Sage
                                                         retarial or adminis-
                                                         trative     position;
                                                                                      Medical Assistant
                                                                                      F/T for MCHC Hill-
                                                                                                               are available by call-
                                                                                                               ing 463-5462, exten-        ● Video Technician
                                                                                                                                           ● Maintenance &
                                                                                                                                                                      P.O.      Box
                                                                                                                                                                      Ukiah, CA 95482.
                                                                                                                                                                                       422           + sec. 462-5159
                                                                                                                                                                                                      PARK PLACE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              420    BOATS                  INVITADO
                                   INSTRUCTOR                                                                  sion 102 or TDD line                                                                                            Speed boat. Loaded          VFW Post 1900
   Lost 1/7 Decker                                       exp. and/or educa-           side Health Center.                                   Audit                     Lic. #236801917. EOE          1 bd. $800, 2 bdr.
                                   MENDOCINO                                                                   463-5697. Resumes                                                                                               Chrysler Hemi motor.         Desayuno y
  Terrier by Buddhist                                    tion in Human Re-           OB exp. a + Bilingual                                                                                           $910 TH $1050.
                                     COLLEGE                                                                   are accepted but a                                                                                                W/ Panther Jet.               Pulga
  Temple. 3 mos old.                                     sources preferred.             in Spanish a +.                                        Friendly attitude                                   Pool/garg. 462-5009
  Reward. 391-6978
                                   Ukiah Campus
                                                         Accurate typing at             $12 - $17 DOE.
                                                                                         Fax: 468-0793
                                                                                                               CDC         application
                                                                                                               must be submitted for           helpful. Willing to    140     CHILD
                                                                                                                                                                              CARE                  Quiet small studio,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                $10,000. 462-2284            Sábado el
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             12 enero
 Lost on 12-24 Jack
 Russell Terrier. Brwn
                                                         50 WPM req. Must
                                                         be detail oriented
                                                                                                               consideration. Dead-
                                                                                                               line for submission of
                                                                                                                                                train. 984-6800
                                                                                                                                                 or come in for
                                                                                                                                                                          Little Friends
                                                                                                                                                                        Pre-school. F/T &
                                                                                                                                                                                                   $535/mo. 1bd. $600
                                                                                                                                                                                                    mo. No sec.8, P/S.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              450     WANTED
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TO BUY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Memorial Hall
  & white. Neutered.                                     and have the ability                                  applications for early             application.          P/T. Opening ages               462-4662                  $$ CASH $$               293 Seminary Ave.
                                                         to multi-task on dai-                                 consideration is Jan-             200 Cahto Dr.          2-5. Monthly rates                                        For Abalone                    Ukiah
 Area of Live Oak Dr.                                                                                                                                                                                   SPACIOUS
     RV. 485-7362                                        ly basis in a highly                                  uary 25, 2008. Posi-               Laytonville          between $185-$495.                                            Pearls                   Desayuno
                                  Day Care Aide                                                                                                                                                         2bd1ba. w/
    LOST yng fem.            Our Private Non-Pub-
                                                         confidential envi-                                    tion is open until fil-         ●●●●●●●●                   465 Luce Ave.                                           707-778-8680             las 8am a las 11am
                                                         ronment. Excep-                                                                                                                             washer/dryer No                                              $4
                             lic School (North Ha-                                     Medical benefits,       led. CDC is an equal             Now offering                 463-2273
   bet. n. lk mendo &        ven) located in Ukiah
                                                         tional positive inter-        vacation and free       opportunity employer.              employee
                                                                                                                                                                                                   pets, water, garbage
                                                                                                                                                                                                      paid. 462-8600          460    APPLIANCES
  Rdwd vly Wed. 1/9
 @5PM via Calpella-
                             is seeking a Day
                             Care Aide responsi-
                                                         personal skills req.
                                                           Apply in person at
                                                                                        satellite service.
                                                                                                                  On-line Sales                insurance after
                                                                                                                                                   90 days.
                                                                                                                                                                      200    SERVICES
                                                                                                                                                                             OFFERED              Spacious 2bd. Pool.             Estate wood/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 electric kitchen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          las 8am a las 2 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Renta de mesas $5
                                                           200 N. School St.                                      Position for high-                                        EXPERT                H20, trash pd. $825.                                     Llame a 462-7622
 NO. state. Copper br-       ble for assisting the                                         SATELLITE                                                                                                                            stove. Good cond.
                                                          Ukiah, CA by Mon-                                        traffic web site.                                     CARPENTRY,               Also 1bd. $700. Ht.
 wn. Broke collar and        Day Care Manager                                           TECHNICIANS                                         Route Driver (in our                                                                  $50. 462-9719
                                                            day, January 14,                                         This is for an                                     Reasonable rates          AC Pd. N/P. 462-6075
  jumped from p/up.          with child super vi-                                    Possible $600 + per                                     van) M/F 8:30-5:30.
                                                           2008 at 4:00 p.m.                                         independent                                           468-5937                 Se habla espanol.                                      YARD SALE!!!
    Reward any info.         sion, & development                                    week. Will train. Con-                                  $9.25 hr.+med. Raise                                                                     USED
                                                            EOE/AA m/f/v/d                                       commissioned only                                                                                                                       Furniture and more!
  489-2354. Thank u!         of materials & activi-
                             ties. Req: Must be at
                                                                                     struction, electronics
                                                                                     or phone experience          contractor. Ukiah
                                                                                                                                              90 days. 984-8166
                                                                                                                                                Sales Clerk, PT,
                                                                                                                                                                        Housekeeping by
                                                                                                                                                                        Robin. 45yr. local        320    DUPLEXES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 & FURNITURE.             Sat. Jan. 12. 8am
120      HELP
                             least 17 yrs old, with
                             H.S. diploma or GED
                                                                                       valued but not re-
                                                                                     quired. Must have a
                                                                                                                  area, email only:
                                                                                                                    udjpublisher               weekends & some
                                                                                                                                                eves. The Video
                                                                                                                                                                        resident 30+ yrs.
                                                                                                                                                                       exp. Refs. 459-4448
                                                                                                                                                                                                    2bd 1bth. Willits
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Duplex. Incl. W/S.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Guaranteed. 485-1216       5051 N. State St.
  $ Delivery Drivers $
Deliver Phonebooks
                             equivalency prefer-          Immediate Openings:        valid drivers license.
                                                                                                                                                Place. 485-0127
                                                                                                                                                                      205     FINANCIAL             No pets. $740/mo.         480     MISC.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      FOR SALE
in Lake & Mendocino
Deliver Mon/Sun.
                             red.      Experience
                             working in a childcare
                                                                                    Must be able to pass
                                                                                        drug screen and
                                                                                                               OUTSIDE SALES
                                                                                                               Career Opportunity!
                                                                                                                                              Sherwood Oaks
                                                                                                                                                                       No credit/bad credit?
                                                                                                                                                                                                  3bd 2 ba. Frplc. D/W.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Hot Tub ‘08 Deluxe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Model. Many jets.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         650   4X4'S
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               FOR SALE
                             center is a plus.               •Beverage Server         background check.                                       Long Term Care                                                                                             Jeep Wrangler 2000
Full or P/T opportuni-                                                                Personal vehicle is
                                                                                                               Long         Established      Facility is currently     Financial institution      Stv.,Fridg., Wat. sew-          Therapy seat.
                             Competitive pay &              •Poker Supervisor                                                                                                                                                                            Great cond. 101k mi.
ties. Must have vehi-        benefits. Fax resumes                                      not required for       Steel Stud Mfg. Co.                hiring for:          approving business,         er pd. N/P. $1200+            Warranty. Never
                                                              •Guest Service                                                                                                                                                                                 $9100 obo.
cle, Ins. and SS card.       to: 877.382.7617 or visit                              employment. Must al-       seeks Indvl for FT          •CNA                        mortgage, vehicle &          $1200 462-1396              used. Can deliver.       467-9408, 391-8327
Go direct to the Red-        915 Church St., Ukiah              •Bartender           so be able to handle      emp to make sales           •RN/LVN Charge                personal loans.                                        Worth $5700. Sell
wood Empire Fair-
grounds, 1055 N.
                                  AES is an EOE.
                                                                •Wait Staff             light to medium
                                                                                           travel daily.
                                                                                                               calls on est. & new
                                                                                                               customers in the con-
                                                                                                                                           •CNA Class
                                                                                                                                                                       Apply 1-888-561-1119
                                                                                                                                                                                                  330    HOMES
                                                                                                                                                                                                         FOR RENT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 $1950 with new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               cover. 707-766-8622       670   TRUCKS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               FOR SALE
State St., Ukiah,
95482 (10am or 1pm)
                              Dental Assistant/RDA
                              with Xray Lic. Able to
                                                           Excellent benefits &
                                                            competitive wages.
                                                                                    Interested candidates
                                                                                      please email or fax
                                                                                                               struction industry,
                                                                                                               Traveling the Bay
                                                                                                                                            Call Nancy English at
                                                                                                                                               (707) 964-6333
                                                                                                                                                                      210   BUSINESS
                                                                                                                                                                                                   1bdrm 1bth home in
                                                                                                                                                                                                    RV. Avail. immed.            Jetted tub, dbl.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          GMC SIERRA 3DR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ‘98 Exc. cond. 32k
Or call 800 733-9675          work in a fast paced                                                                                                                    3BD/2BTH FORE-                 $950 + util. $850          acrylic w/all plumb-
                                                            Must pass pre-em-            your resume to        area. Qualif: Out-                                                                                                                         mi. Near new tires
                                                                                                                                              Staff Accountant        CLOSURE!       ONLY           dep. No P/S. Ref’s         ing. 48”x72”, Biscuit
Mon-Fri for Appoint.          office. Must be moti-                                  erandolph@180connect.                                                                                                                                                 $9,500 468-8042
                                                           ployment drug test &                                standing Sales Skills,         needed for small,       $44,567!       MUST            req’d. 489-1633              color, like new.
                              vated. F/T. Competi-                                    net or 888-741-1047
        Bank                                                background check.                                  customr srvc, pro-             busy, professional      SELL NOW! For List-                                         $450.472-0217            Toyota SR5 Ex.
                               tive sal. & benefits.                                         EOE.                                                                                                 2BD/2BA, 332 Ted-
   Branch Manager                                          Apply at: 13101 No-                                 specting skills, mar-          office in Ukiah. 10     ings Call 1-800-380-                                                               Cab. ‘92. V6, Needs

Tri Counties Bank,
                                  Fax resume to
                                                            komis Road, Bld D,
                                                           Hopland CA 95449
                                                                                                                                                years general
                                                                                                                                             accounting, 5 years
                                                                                                                                                                      6423                        ford, gar, D/W, micro,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  stove & fridge, $875        500    PETS &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SUPPLIES            head gaskets. $750.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          463-1084 lv msg.
                                                                                                                                                                      MAKE MONEY With-            +$1025 dep 293-              AKC Reg. Purebred
one of California’s          DIESEL MECHANIC              For more information                                 comm. Construction             general ledger ex-
                                                                                                                                                                      out a Job! let us help
fastest growing pre-
mier         community
                             EXP. Clean DMV,
                             good pay & benefits.
                                                            please call 707-744-
                                                           1395 ext. 3045. Email        NCO Head Start -
                                                                                                               ind. knowlg a+ Exc
                                                                                                               Bnfts: Med/Dental/Vi-
                                                                                                                                             perience preferred.
                                                                                                                                             Congenial, relaxed
                                                                                                                                                                      you collect $450 per
                                                                                                                                                                      week! Unemployment
                                                                                                                                                                                                    3bd2ba. W.side. Avl.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                German Shepherd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Puppies. Avail. now!      680    CARS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                FOR SALE
                             462-7393                                                                               atmosphere and                                       now. Month to month         $500 ea. 743-2511         Dodge Intrepid ‘96
banks, has an open-                                                                          Ukiah             sion/401k & profit                                     Insurance! Call 1-
ing for a Branch Man-                                    INSURANCE                                                                              good benefits.                                      rental. N/S. $1350mo                                   New trans., runs
                                                                                    Asst/Associate Tchr        sharing plans. Paid                                    800-350-9855 Today                                           Chihuahua/
                                Direct Care Work                                                                                             Looking for a long-                                       707-972-6990                                          great, $4000.
ager in Covelo. The                                                                 l-ll - Must have 6         vacation/holidays                                                                                               Pomeranian Puppies
                                 No Experience           Suppor t     position,                                                                                                                                                                            463-1084 lv msg.
ideal candidate will
have bank manage-
                             Morning,     evening,
                                                         busy     professional
                                                         firm. Strong commu-
                                                                                    Core CDV units.
                                                                                    Assoc. I-II-Must have
                                                                                                               Mail to : P.O. Box
                                                                                                               11215 Spokane, WA
                                                                                                                                              term team player.
                                                                                                                                             Schedule is flexible.    250   BUSINESS
                                                                                                                                                                                                  3bdrm 2bth on 1.5ac
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hardwood floors. Lg.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Male $300. Female
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 $350. 391-8811
ment and proven                                                                     12 Core CDV units &                                      Send resume and             COMMERCIAL                kitchen. Lg. pool w/
                             graveyard. Drug test        nication & clerical                                   99211 Email: em-             salary requirements                                                               CHOCOLATE LABS.
sales/credit experi-                                                                6 mos. ECE exp.                                                                    SPACE FOR RENT              deck. Lg. front/back
ence as well as the
desire to be the main
                             required, no test for
                             cannabis, good DMV.
                                                         skills. Recent office
                                                         experience required.
                                                                                    bene DOQ.
                                                                                                               m SCAFCO Corpora-
                                                                                                                                            to Price Waterman,
                                                                                                                                               516 S. State St.,
                                                                                                                                                                       Approx. 600 Sq. Ft.
                                                                                                                                                                        1681 Talmage Rd
                                                                                                                                                                                                    manicured yd. RV
                                                                                                                                                                                                     parking. Circular
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                8 wks. old. Shots.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              $350. Mom & Dad on         Sell It Fast
point of contact within
the Covelo communi-
                             Personal care, cook-
                             ing, cleaning, driving
                                                         Relief receptionist
                                                         and clerical duties.
                                                                                    Aide-Bilingual pref.       tion
                                                                                                                 P/T Bookkeeper re-
                                                                                                                                            Ukiah, CA 95482 or
                                                                                                                                             e-mail to tcrudo@
                                                                                                                                                                           462-4645                driveway. BBQ area.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 site. 459-2746
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Decker Terrier
                                                                                    Must complete NCO                                                                                             W/ 1bdrm 1bth gran-
ty. We offer an ex-
                             and providing living
                             skills training to
                                                         M-F, 12noon to 5pm,
                                                         schedule is non-ne-
                                                                                    appl. & include tran-        tail store. $12-$16/hr.
                                                                                                                    DOE. 2 yrs. exp.
                                                                                                                                                                         ny unit. $2500/mo.          Female, 2.5 mo.            Ukiah
cellent compensation                                                                scripts,     800-606-                                                                                                                      Cage & toys includ-
package and incen-
                             adults with develop-
                             mental disabilities.
                                                         gotiable. $11/hour.
                                                         Email resume to
                                                                                    5550 ext. 302 for app        Knowledge of Quick-
                                                                                                                                           SURVEILLANCE MGR
                                                                                                                                           F/T w/bens, min 2+
                                                                                                                                                                       Ukiah Daily
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Boonville 3bd farm-         ed. $150. 468-8544          Daily
                                                                                                                  books a must.Flex.
tive programs. For
consideration, please
                             Three 6 bed group
                             homes, established
                                                         or fax to 707-573-
                                                                                    & job desc. Closes
                                                                                    5PM 1/16 (Postmarks          hrs. Apply w/resume.
                                                                                                                                           yrs Supvr exp, must
                                                                                                                                           be 21 yrs & pass            Delivered
                                                                                                                                                                                                   house + 6 ac. Must
                                                                                                                                                                                                   provide credit report
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              DOBERMAN, beauti-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ful 8mo. AKC Top
send your resume to or
                             in 1988. Call for inter-    0313, Attn: J. Fisher
                                                                                    not accepted). EOE           Ukiah Music Center,
                                                                                                                  745 N. State St. or
                                                                                                                                           test, request applica-
                                                                                                                                                                       to Your
                                                                                                                                                                                                    & ref. $1300/mo. +
                                                                                                                                                                                                       dep. Shirley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               lines. Sweet temp.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ears done $1200 obo
                             view 485-5168, 485-                                         RCHDC, a well
fax to (530) 898-0308                                                                                              tion by email: comm-                                     467-3647 lv. msg.
                             0165, 468-0602.                 DEPARTMENT                 established, non-                                                                                                                            468-0540
quoting              job                                                                                           Part time LVN  or
                                    ENGLISH                     ANALYST             profit housing corp. is                                                                                       Great studio. A must         Jack Russell Terr
                                  INSTRUCTOR               Current vacancy in          accepting applica-        Tired of high case        call 707-744-1395           468-0123                    see. $700/mo. No             in need of a good
 Banking                                                     Social Services                                    loads? Provide sup-        x3051. Deadline to
                                  MENDOCINO                                         tions for the following                                                                                         S/P. With bath &             home $200/obo
          Check                                           Branch of the Health                                   port to 6 adults with     apply 1/15/08.
                                    COLLEGE                                                 positions:                                                                                            more! 707-486-7193.                489-7082
   Adjustment Desk                                         & Human Services                                                                 Temp. F/T Secretary
                                  Ukiah Campus                                            •PT Property          Devel. Disabilities in
 Savings Bank of                                           Agency. Area Agen-                                                                 Insurance Office
                                                                Manager: Manage           their home and su-
 Mendocino is ac-                                            cy on Aging and                                                                  Poss. perm. Fax
                                    468-3024                                        Senior Apt. Commun-             pervise staff.
 cepting applications                                          Ombudsman                                                                     resume 468-0910.
                                                                                      ity in Clearlake. Ex-        Office 485-5168
 for a full-time book-           Environmental               Program. $4073-          perience with HUD             Cell 489-0022
 keeper.                       Service Attendant          $4952/Mo. BA & 3-4                                                                Winery Customer
                                                                                       Subsidy preferred.
 Under the direction           Janitorial duties for       years exp. Apply by                                    Patient Services                 Service
                                                                                     Management experi-
 of the Central Serv-          Hillside Health Ctr.        01/18/08, HR Dept,                                      Representative          Office/Tasting Room
                                                                                    ence required. Salary
 ices Manager, gen-             F/T $9-$13 DOE              579 Low Gap Rd.,                                     Hillside Health Ctr.         position in Philo.                                         Hunting for something in particular? Turn
                                                                                         + Apt + Utilities.
 eral duties include           Fax: 707-468-0793                                                                                           Hands-on, self starter
                                                            Ukiah, CA 95482,              •FT Assistant         seeks exp. reception-                                                                    to The Ukiah Daily Journal Classifieds
 handling incoming              w/TDD 800-735-                                                                with computer skills.
                                                                                     Property Manager:            ist. Bilingual pref.                                                                         and discover a harvest of useful
 and outgoing check            ESL INSTRUCTOR                2929, Ph: (707)                                                                Must be organized
                                                                                    for Apt. Community in       Competitive salary +                                                                               items. From new and used
 adjustments, miss-              MENDOCINO                   463-4261. EOE.                                                                  with eye for detail.
                                                                                       Ukiah. Good office           great benefits!         Full-Time. Tues-Sat.                                                    vehicles to well-preserved
 ing cash letters, list-          COLLEGE                   and organizational           Fax: 468-0793
 ing errors, duplicate           Ukiah Campus                                                                                  Fax resume                                                           electronics and clothing, we
                                                                                       skills. Bi-Lingual a
 entries,      missing                                                                                              895-2068        jobs@
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       have the listings.
                                                           JANITOR/LAUNDRY                plus. Salary +  
 bundles, encoding                 468-3024
                                                                WORKER                       benefits.                                                                                                                  Remember, if you’re looking
 errors,       missing
                                                         Responsible for pro-         Valid Ca. Drivers li-                                                                                                             to unload things that just
 items, late returns,         F/T Office Assistant
 photos in lieu of
 original, and items
                               $11.50-$14/hr DOE
                                 +benefits. Exp in
                                                         viding       Janitorial/
                                                         Laundry services at
                                                                                       cense & insurance
                                                                                     required for all posi-     Need Money?                                                                                                keep getting in the way,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            it’s easy to place an ad
                                                         the Residential Treat-      tions. Call 707-463-
 from other financial
                              Prof. Office Environ-
                                   ment. Strong
                              Computer & Organi-
                                                         ment Campus. Excel-
                                                         lent benefits including
                                                                                          1975 ext 0. Or
                                                                                         download from
                                                                                                                Own Property?                                                                                                in the The Ukiah Daily
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Journal Classifieds.
   Apply in person at
                                                         medical, dental, vi- Open
   200 N. School St.           zational skills. Send
  Ukiah, CA by Mon-
    day, January 14,
                               resume to: kirsten@
                                                         sion, & tuition reim-
                                                         bursement.         Must
                                                                                            until filled.
                                                                                        Ukiah residential
   2008 at 4:00 p.m.
    EOE/AA m/f/v/d
                                Visit www.mendo
                               complete job desc.
                                                         pass pre-employment
                                                         physical, drug test
                                                         and        background
                                                                                        childrens facility
                                                                                      is looking for caring,    $ Money Mike $                                                                                                          Call today to start
                                                                                       responsible individ-                                                                                                                            your subscription or
  Direct Service Aide
 to work with adults w/
                             FRONT DESK 22+
                             HRS/WK $10/hr call
                                                                APPLY AT
                                                                                    uals to come join our
                                                                                    team. Some exp. pre-
                                                                                                                (707) 462-4608                                                                                                           to place an ad.
  developmental disa-                                       915 W. Church St.,       ferred but not neces-
                             Orr Hot Springs 462-
   bilities. Valid DL, in-                                 Ukiah or fax resume        sary. Will provide on
  surance, HS diploma                                        to 877-382-7617        the job training. Start-
    req. Salary DOE.           Front Desk/Night              ing sal. $12.12 hr.
   EOE Apply at 401A            Auditor. Apply in                  EOE                403B, great benefits
    Talmage Rd. 462-           person Holiday Inn                                     & vacation package.
      2395 Facility #           Express, 1720 N.                                          Fax resume to                                                                                590 S. School St., Ukiah • 468-3500
         236803017               State St. Ukiah                                            463-6957
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                                  CONSTRUCTION                                                     MASSAGE                         LANDSCAPING                                           HANDYMAN
                                                                                          Medicine                                                                                Escobar Services
                                                                                          Energy                               CREEKSIDE                                              All types of home repair,
                                                                                          Massage                              LANDSCAPE                                             sheet rock and texturing,
                                                                                                                                      License #624806 C27                             plumbing, tile, windows,
                                                                                          Mr. Terry Kulbeck                                                                           doors, electric, painting,
                                                                                          564 S. Dora St., Ukiah                   RESIDENTIAL
                                                                                                                                                                                     fences decks & draining.
                                                                                            National Certified (ABMP)              COMMERCIAL
                                 Foundation to finish                                      1 hr. $40 • 1 and a half hour $60        Complete Landscape Installation                     Work Guaranteed
                                                                                            DON’T WAIT FOR PAIN.                • Concrete & Masonry • Retaining Walls
                                                                                              Frequent massage helps                 • Irrigation & Drip Sprinklers
                                 Homes • Additions
                                                                                                 to keep you healthy
                                                                                             Many Bodywork Options             • Drainage Systems • Consulting & Design
                                 • Kitchens • Decks                                           Relax Your Stress away               • Bobcat Grading • Tractor Service
     2485 N. State St. • Ukiah
          Bill & Craig
                                             Lic. #580504                                          You Deserve It.
                                                                                            Gift Certificates Available.
                                                                                                                                      Joe Morales                                  (707) 485-0810
                                  707.485.8954                                               Treat yourself Today                   (707) 744-1912                                  or (707) 367-4098
               CL 856023         707.367.4040 cell                                            (707) 391-8440                      (707) 318-4480 cell                                Non-licensed contractor

          HANDYMAN               MASSAGE THERAPY                                           TERMITE BUSINESS                         REFINISHING                                        HOME REPAIR
     Rafa Llamas
     10 Years Experience with
                                  Redwood Valley
                                                                                                                               Furniture and Antique
                                                                                                                                Repair & Refinishing
                                                                                                                                  30+ years experience
                                                                                                                                                                                           Home Repair
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Electrical
       Yard Maintenance &        Oolah Boudreau-Taylor                                         From Covelo to                                                                       Ceiling fans, wall outlets, wall
          Tree Trimming                                                                                                          LAQUER FINISHES                                    heaters (gas & electric),
                                      Thorough & Sensitive                                    Gualala the most
                                  Deep Tissue & Sports Massage                                                                       & MORE                                         Dryer hookups
          We’ll Beat               My work is to reduce your pain,                          trusted name in the                                                                   • Carpentry
                                   improve your ability to do your                                                             Dining Tables • Chairs
        Anybody’s Price           work, and allow you to play harder                         Termite Business!                                                                    • Plumbing
                                           and sleep better.
                                                                                                                               Dressers • Coffee Tables                           • Satisfaction Guaranteed
        (707) 354-4860                                                                            Call for                     Entertainment Cabinets
                                  1st Visit Special                                                                                   FREE ESTIMATES
                                                                                                                                                                                           Irv Manasse
          1501 Elm Street                                                                      appointment
          Ukiah, CA 95482         2 Hrs/$65                                                      485-7829                        Workshop in Redwood Valley                                   707-456-9055
                                                                                                                                    Allen Strong
                                                                                                     License #OPR9138
                                  By appointment 8am to 6:30pm, M-F                                                                                                                         707-337-8622 cell
                                 485-1881                                                                                          707-485-0802                                              Lic # 884022

          PAINTING                 TREE TRIMMING                                              TREE SERVICE                             TREE CARE                                      NEW HOMES
     Residential                                                                              Oakie Tree                       A bad haircut lasts                                  North Coast Home
     Commercial                   FRANCISCO’S                                                  Service                         a couple of weeks...                                  Investments Inc.

       40 years experience        Tree & Garden                                                                                A bad tree job lasts
                                                                                                                                                                                    The Modular Advantages
                                                                                                                                                                                      Over Site Built and
      Fast, friendly service
         Free estimates
                                  Service                                                                                      Call the professionals at
                                                                                                                                                                                     Manufactured Homes:

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Cost
        Senior discounts             Yard Work
                                                                                                                                 Matt’s Custom                                                            • Quality
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     CONSTRUCTION                  Tree Trimming                                                                                     for a free quote
                                                                                                                                                                                  CALL TO SEE A MODEL HOME
                #460812                        Insured                                     Full Service Tree Care
      Days 489-8441                                                                         Licensed • Insured
      Eves. 485-0731             467-3901                                                   707-456-9355
                                                                                                                                               Ca. Contractor’s License #730030
                                                                                                                                               Fully Insured/Workman’s Comp.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Phone: 707-485-7125
                                                                                                                                                                                  CA. Lic. #896930

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                                        PREPAINTED                                                                                                       Stay                     We do not affirm the status of advertisers. We
                                     SEAMLESS GUTTERS                                      ALVAREZ                                                                                recommend that you check your contractors
                                                                                                                                                                                  status at or call 800-321-
                                                                                          HOME REPAIRS                              Informed                                      CSLB(2752) 24/7.
                                                                                           Carpentry - Painting - Plumbing                                                        The Ukiah Daily Journal publishes
                                                                                              Electric Work - Tile Work               on Local                                    advertisements from companies and
                                                                                                                                                                                  individuals who have been licensed by the
                                  Fascia            Ogee
                                                                       Curved                  Pavers & Cement Work
                                  Gutter                               Face                                                                                                       State of California and we also publish
                                                    Gutter             Gutter
                                                                                              NOW OFFERING                                       Issues                           advertisements from unlicensed companies
                                                                                                                                                                                  and individuals.
                                           5 1/2”            4”                  5 1/2”
                                                                                          • Landscaping/Yard Work                                                                 All licensed contractors are required by State
                                  Aluminum • Copper • Steel                               • Lawn Maintenance                                                                      Law to list their license number in
                                    Limited Lifetime Warranty**                           • Sprinkler Valve                                                                       advertisements offering their services. The law
                                    FREE ESTIMATES                                              Residential                                                                       also states contractors performing work of
                                                                                               Commercial                                                                         improvements totaling $500 or more must be
                                   Call the professionals                                                                                                                         licensed by the State of California.
                                  462-2468                                                   Lic # 6178 • Insured

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