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					                                                                                                     Vol. XXIX, Number 48 • Friday, March 21, 2008   ■   50¢




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                                                           Eating Out 13       Movie Times 14       Goings On 16
                                 ■ Upfront Walgreens building design concept no ‘gem’ Page 3
                                 ■ Movies ‘Under the Same Moon’ a luminous social-issue film Page 14
                                 ■ Home & Real Estate Neighborhood snapshot: St. Claire Gardens Section 2
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Page 2 • Friday, March 21, 2008 • Palo Alto Weekly
Upfront                  Local news, information and analysis


     New Walgreens design not a ‘jewel,’ board says
  Construction of downtown building slated for August                             “It looks like an ice cube,” mem-      sign a “jewel box, the really pre-                          Wasserman said.
                                                                                ber Judith Wasserman said, who           cious, beautiful piece that (sits) at                          Board members encouraged the
                            by Becky Trout
                                                                                had warned the architects: “First        the corner.”                                                architects to accentuate or add addi-


A
      modern, two-story glass box       voked strong critiques Thursday         I’m going to tell you what I like          The top stories would be a “much                          tional balconies and include some-
      — atop a level of terra cotta     morning from members of the Palo        about the project, and then I’m go-      more delicate and lacy kind of box,”                        thing to break up the wall of glass.
      or stone — could rise up from     Alto Architectural Review Board,        ing to rip you up.”                      Shiles said.                                                   The design also doesn’t comply
the ashes of the University Avenue      who agreed the project was “mono-         San Francisco architects Roddy           That’s a great idea that didn’t                           with the city’s zoning and planning
Walgreens building, demolished af-      lithic.” They did not vote because it   Creedon, of Allied Architecture          come across in the drawings or                              codes, Planner Russ Reich wrote in
ter an arson-sparked fire last July.    was a preliminary hearing.              and Design, and Bryan Shiles,            models, board members said.                                 a report.
   The 37,500-square-foot building         “Even when it’s made out of glass,   of WRNS Studio — working for               “I don’t think the building we                               Rather than offering variation
proposed for the corner of Univer-      it feels heavy,” Board member Da-       building owner Milpitas and Dixon        see agrees with your description of                         and display windows to attract the
sity Avenue and Bryant Street pro-      vid Solnick said.                       LLP — said they called their de-         what you would like to achieve,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                   (continued on page 4)

                                                                                                                                                                                               PUBLIC ART

                                                                                                                                                                                         Upgrades
                                                                                                                                                                                        planned for
                                                                                                                                                                                        Art Center
                                                                                                                                                                                     City agrees to partner with
                                                                                                                                                                                        nonprofit for designs
                                                                                                                                                                                               by Karla Kane



                                                                                                                                                                                     T
                                                                                                                                                                                           he half-century-old Palo Alto
                                                                                                                                                                                           Art Center is a step closer
                                                                                                                                                                                           to its long-awaited renova-
                                                                                                                                                                                     tion. The City Council recently
                                                                                                                                                                                     approved $290,000 to fund plans
                                                                                                                                                                                     for upgrades to the building as well
                                                                                                                                                                                     as the design of a new children’s
                                                                                                                                                                                     wing.
                                                                                                                                                                                        A lack of air conditioning, rest-
                                                                                                                                                                                     rooms that violate the Americans
                                                                                                                                                                                     with Disabilities Act and scarce of-
                                                                                                                                                                                     fice space are among the building’s
                                                                                                                                                                                     many problems, council member
                                                                                                                                                           Norbert von der Groeben



                                                                                                                                                                                     Sid Espinosa said.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Harsh lighting threatens certain
                                                                                                                                                                                     types of textiles and paper, and
                                                                                                                                                                                     wood can crack in too dry of a
                                                                                                                                                                                     climate, according to Jeannie Du-
                                                                                                                                                                                     isenberg, president of the nonprofit
                                                                                                                                                                                     Palo Alto Art Center Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                     (PAACF).
   Wrapping it up                                                                                                                                                                       Espinosa added that some artists
   Professional installers Rodney Whitney and Mike Schmitt put up the 256 panels containing 22,339 photographs at Palo Alto City Hall, all part                                      have been unwilling to show their
   of The Color of Palo Alto project, conceived by artist Samuel Yates. The panels will be up for six months.                                                                        works at the Art Center due to pres-
                                                                                                                                                                                     ent conditions.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Located at 1313 Newell Road,
                                                                                Chamber of Commerce, in which            City of Palo Alto.”                                         the center supports the visual arts
                                 LAND USE                                       Hal Mickelson, a senior legal coun-         Donovan said the Tuesday memo                            through exhibitions, studio space
                                                                                sel, announced that the headquarters     to employees summarized the con-                            and educational programs. It was

      HP ‘never serious’ about                                                  would remain in Palo Alto.
                                                                                   Gary Fazzino, director of govern-
                                                                                ment affairs, and Ryan Donovan,
                                                                                                                         clusions of a consolidation study
                                                                                                                         throughout the Bay Area, focusing
                                                                                                                         on underutilized space and outlining
                                                                                                                                                                                     constructed in 1951 and served as
                                                                                                                                                                                     City Hall until 1971. It has not had
                                                                                                                                                                                     significant repairs since seismic
         moving world HQ                                                        director of corporate media rela-
                                                                                tions, said Thursday that relocating
                                                                                                                         ways to increase collaboration and
                                                                                                                         community among and between re-
                                                                                                                                                                                     improvements were made in 1987.
                                                                                                                                                                                     The Palo Alto Art Center Founda-
   Officials stop short of saying that vacating Palo Alto                       the headquarters to Cupertino “was       search, sales and other teams.                              tion has been working since 1999 to
                                                                                never discussed with either city.”          Beyond that, Donovan said he                             raise funds for the center’s expan-
          hasn’t been part of consolidation study                                  But they stopped short of stating     “can’t talk about HP internal meet-                         sion and renovation.
                          by Jay Thorwaldson                                    that it has not been discussed within    ings.”                                                         “We want to upgrade the light-
                                                                                HP committees looking at ways to            He did confirm that the plans                            ing to museum quality. We want to


M
        oving Hewlett-Packard             An internal memo circulated in        consolidate facilities and real estate   for Palo Alto include closing down                          make sure the standard is accept-
        Company’s world head-           Palo Alto HP facilities Tuesday trig-   holdings of the far-flung company.       buildings 4, 5 and 6 at 1501 Page                           able for quality artwork,” Duisen-
        quarters out of Palo Alto       gered concerns that the move had           Fazzino told the Weekly in a con-     Mill Road and consolidating func-                           berg said.
— to Cupertino or anywhere else —       been considered when it specified       ference call with Donovan that, had      tions into buildings 1, 2 and 3. The                           The improvements would be ben-
has never been a serious possibility,   that the headquarters and research      the company been interested in mov-      historic offices of William Hewlett                         eficial to both visitors and the art-
two HP officials said Thursday in       labs would remain in Palo Alto.         ing the headquarters, “I would have      and David Packard, generally re-                            work being exhibited, Duisenberg
response to reports that HP came          The e-mail also triggered an alert    been asked to approach the City of       ferred within HP to as “Bill’s and                          said.
close to making such a move in re-      to leaders of some community orga-      Palo Alto.                               Dave’s offices,” will remain intact in                         The proposed mechanical and
cent months.                            nizations, including the Palo Alto         “I was never asked to approach the                  (continued on page 4)                                       (continued on page 5)
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                                                                            Don Kazak, Senior Staff Writer
                                                                            Arden Pennell, Becky Trout, Staff Writers
                                                                            Sue Dremann, Staff Writer, Special Sections Editor
           Connect with the Earth, others and yourself.                     Karla Kane, Editorial Assistant
                                                                            Norbert von der Groeben, Chief Photographer
                                Are you….                                   Marjan Sadoughi, Veronica Weber, Staff
                                                                            Photographers                                          Members of Palo Alto’s Architectural Review Board are concerned that
                                                                            Jeanne Aufmuth, Dale Bentson,                          the design for the new structure that will replace the arson-destroyed
                                yearning for a sense of belonging           Lynn Comeskey, Kit Davey, Jack McKinnon,
                                to the place where you live?                Susan Tavernetti, Robert Taylor, Craig Wentz,          Walgreens building doesn’t live up to its architects’ description as a
                                                                            Contributors                                           ‘jewel box.’
                                                                            Alex Papoulias, Veronica Sudekum, Richard To,
                                interested in obtaining a deeper            Editorial Interns
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                                                                                                                                                                               The four board members present
                                                                                                                                                                             — Vice Chair Grace Lee was absent
                                and watershed?
                                                                            DESIGN
                                                                            Carol Hubenthal, Design Director
                                                                                                                                                                             — expressed their confidence in the
                                concerned about climate change              Diane Haas, Sue Peck, Senior Designers                 attention of passersby, the first floor   well-known architects.
                                and how to make a positive                  Dana James, Paul Llewellyn, Charmaine                  has long stretches of “blank walls,”        “This is an edgy and daring proj-
                                                                            Mirsky, Scott Peterson, Designers
                                response?                                                                                          Reich said.                               ect for Palo Alto,” Wasserman said.
                                                                            PRODUCTION                                               Creedon said designers were hop-          “I have no worries that this will
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 Join Exploring a Sense of Place in a year-long exploration of              Dorothy Hassett, Blanca Yoc,                           ing to avoid having the ground floor      end up as a really good building.”
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                                                                            Vern Ingraham, Advertising Director                      “They are not the best merchan-         — at least for the remaining three
      one Monday evening and one Saturday per month.                        Adam Cone, Inside Sales Manager
                                                                                                                                   diser in the world,” he said.             years of its lease — and as many as
                                                                            Cathy Norfleet, Display Advertising Sales Asst.
                                                                            Judie Block, Tony Gay, Janice Hoogner, Display           Yet the design should accord with       three office tenants on the second
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                                                                                                                                   the use of the building, member           and third floors, Creedon said. It will
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                RSVP NOW as space is limited                                Joan Merritt, Real Estate Advertising Asst.            Heather Trossman said. Now, the           cost more than $10 million, property
                Monday, April 21 from 7 – 9 p.m.                            Irene Schwartz,                                        building appears urban, elegant and       manager Jim Baer said.
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                1023 Corporation Way, Palo Alto                             Alicia Santillan, Classified Administrative Asst.      cool, designed for a museum or New          The project will have at least one
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 For more details visit us online at www.exploringsenseofplace.org,         Lisa Van Dusen, Director of Palo Alto Online           smaller town drug store.                  uled, before the board.
                                                                            BUSINESS                                                 “Rather than trying to diminish           Baer said construction is expected
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                                                                            Theresa Freidin, Controller                            the mundaneness, the crassness            to start in August.
                     jcronin@exploringsenseofplace.org                      Haleh Yee, Manager of Payroll & Benefits               of the merchandise, if that could           East Palo Alto resident Donald
                                                                            Paula Mulugeta, Senior Accountant
                                                                            Elena Dineva, Tina Karabats, Cathy Stringari,          somehow be ennobled and cel-              Ray Williams, who has a history of
                                                                            Doris Taylor, Business Associates                      ebrated,” Trossman said. “I’m very        mental illness, faces federal arson
                                                                            ADMINISTRATION                                         excited to see what will evolve out       charges for the fire. No one was in-
                                                                            Amy Renalds, Assistant to the Publisher &              of this.”                                 jured, but the century-old two-story


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                                                                            Promotions Director;
                                                                            Rachel Palmer, Promotions & Online Assistant             The board also recommended the          building had to be demolished in
                                                                            Janice Covolo, Receptionist; Ruben Espinoza,           building attract pedestrians to Bry-      September. ■
                                                                            Jorge Vera, Couriers                                   ant Street and be as environmentally        For the purposes of disclosure,
                                                                            EMBARCADERO PUBLISHING CO.                             sustainable as possible.                  Jim Baer is managing the con-
                                                                            William S. Johnson, President
                                                                            Michael I. Naar, Vice President & CFO; Walter            “The sustainability question is         struction of the Weekly’s planned
                                                                            Kupiec, Vice President, Sales & Marketing;             forefront in our concerns as people       Cambridge Avenue headquarters.
                                                                            Frank A. Bravo, Director, Computer Operations          and as architects. We understand our      Staff Writer Becky Trout can be e-
                                                                            & Webmaster
                                                                            Connie Jo Cotton, Major Accounts Sales                 responsibility,” Creedon said.            mailed at btrout@paweekly.com.
                                                                            Manager; Bob Lampkin, Director, Circulation &
                                                                            Mailing Services; Alicia Santillan, Susie Ochoa,
                                                                            Circulation Assistants; Chris Planessi, Chip
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                                                                                                                                   Hewlett from page 3)
                                                                                                                                   (continued from
                                                                                                                                                                             that there were proposals on the
                                                                            The Palo Alto Weekly (ISSN 0199-1159)                                                            table that we move all our local
                                                                            is published every Wednesday and Friday by                                                       operations to Cupertino,” he wrote,
                                                                            Embarcadero Publishing Co., 703 High St., Palo
                                                                            Alto, CA 94302, (650) 326-8210. Periodicals post-      Building 3, complete with original        adding that “those of us who are
                                                                            age paid at Palo Alto, CA and additional mailing       furnishings, he said.                     longtime Palo Alto residents are
                                                                            offices. Adjudicated a newspaper of general circu-
                                                                            lation for Santa Clara County. The Palo Alto Weekly
                                                                                                                                      Six buildings in Cupertino will        delighted that those proposals were
                                                                            is delivered free to homes in Palo Alto, Menlo Park,   also be phased out in the consolida-      considered and rejected.”
                                                                            Atherton, Portola Valley, East Palo Alto, to faculty   tion, he said.                              HP leases all its Palo Alto prop-
                                                                            and staff households on the Stanford campus and
                                                                            to portions of Los Altos Hills. If you are not cur-       There will be a general refurbish-     erties from Stanford University in
                                                                            rently receiving the paper, you may request free       ing of Palo Alto facilities, includ-      five separate leases that expire at
                                                                            delivery by calling 326-8210. POSTMASTER: Send         ing a major revamping of its cur-         different times. It owns the land in
                                                                            address changes to Palo Alto Weekly, P.O. Box
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                                                                            Reproduction without permission is strictly prohib-
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                                                                            Weekly is available on the Internet via Palo Alto      Online, broke the news earlier this       to Cupertino was part of a larger,
                                                                            Online at: http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com               week, reporting that HP “took a           worldwide consolidation of HP
                                                                            Our e-mail addresses are: editor@paweekly.com,
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                                                                            PaloAltoOnline.com. Subscriptions are $60/yr ($30      — for now — to stay put, according        dent and CEO Carly Fiorina.
                                                                            within our circulation area).                          to reports leaking out of the histori-      Following Fiorina’s termination
           "Free gifts for the first 200 kids!"                                                                                    cally Palo Alto-based firm Tuesday        in 2005, new CEO Mark Hurd ac-
                                                                                                                                   evening.” It was based in part on         celerated the process of divesting
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                                                                             businesses and residents of other areas.                 The decision maintains “the com-       available on www.PaloAltoOnline.
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                                                                                                      Upfront
Art Center 3)
(continued from page
                                              the city’s contribution to the proj-
                                              ect’s “design development” phase,
                                                                                       Art in Mountain View.
                                                                                         The next step — council approval
                                                                                                                                       hail the potential of the foundation/
                                                                                                                                       city partnership to serve as a model
                                                                                                                                                                                       partnerships,” Espinosa said.
                                                                                                                                                                                         “Both sides go in to negotiations
                                              according to a city report. PAACF        of the actual budget for the upgrades           for future endeavors.                           with a lot to work out. That’s not a
                                              will be providing the rest of the        and an agreement between the city                 “The council knows we need to                 bad thing. Let’s try to figure out how
electrical upgrades would provide             money, Duisenberg said.                  and foundation to enact the plans —             find new, creative ways to pay for              to do this right,” Espinosa said. ■
code compliance and energy effi-                 She did not have an estimated         may happen as soon as this spring,              infrastructure. Through this we                 Editorial Assistant Karla Kane can
ciency for replacement lighting and           figure for PAACF’s contribution but      Duisenberg said.                                will be able to set a precedent and             be e-mailed at kkane@paweekly.
climate-control systems, according            said that it will likely be more than      Both Espinosa and Duisenberg                  set policies for more public-private            com.
to the city’s report.                         twice what the city has allocated.
  The plans will also include the                San Francisco-based architectural
dedication of one wing of the build-          firm Mark Cavagnero Associates is
ing as a children’s education area,           managing the design development.
with a safer entrance and a new pre-          The firm’s other projects have in-
school classroom.                             cluded the Palace of the Legion of
  The $290,000 approved by the                Honor in San Francisco and the
council at its March 10 meeting is            Community School of Music and                                                   Elinor Heath had a joyful         and moved to Wichita, Kansas, where Ed was a power engi-
                                                                                                                              party on her 100th birth-         neer with Kansas Gas and Electric. There she was involved in a
                                                                                                                              day, January 7th. About 60        petition drive to bring about the racial integration of commer-
                       MEMORIAL SERVICES                                                                                      of her friends and family         cial services in downtown Wichita. She became worried that
   Lavon Duncan, 82, a resident of Palo Alto, died Feb. 15. A memorial                                                        celebrated with her at the        this might cause Ed problems with his employer, but he said to
 service will be held Saturday, March 22, at 11 a.m. at Valley Presbyte-                                                      Congregational Church             her, “They don’t pay me enough to buy my wife’s mind.” This
 rian Church, 945 Portola Road, Portola Valley.                                                                               in Palo Alto. She died            framed their love for 55 happy years of marriage. In 1936 she
                                                                                                                              on March 9th, her sense           was voted to be the delegate from the state of Kansas to an
   Margot Drekmeier, 75, a former Stanford instructor, died Feb. 26.
                                                                                                                              of purpose and command            International Women’s Peace conference in Washington DC,
 A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 5, at 3 p.m. at First
 Presbyterian Church, 1140 Cowper St., Palo Alto.                                                                             still fully intact. As a friend   where “I shook the hand of Eleanor Roosevelt.” After World
                                                                                                                              said, “She was born cheer-        War II, Ed was recruited to be an executive with the public
   Mario Tul, 94, a resident of Palo Alto, died February 20. A memorial                                                       ful and optimistic.” Her          power utilities, first in Sacramento in 1947 and in Palo Alto in
 service will be held Saturday, March 29, at 11 a.m. at the Church of the                  early childhood was spent on her father’s ranch in Lipscomb          1953. An active outdoors life got Elinor deeply involved with
 Nativity, 210 Oak Grove Ave., Menlo Park.
                                                                                           Co. Texas. Just before World War I, her family moved to the          environmental action and conservation. Throughout her life,
                                                                                           small town of Anthony, Kansas. From her parents she learned          she never minded being in the minority, and her sense of joy
                              PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL                                       very liberal and open-minded values, which she never lost.           never waned. She is survived by her sons, Alan and Eric, and
                        CIVIC CENTER, 250 HAMILTON AVENUE                                  Throughout her life, she loved meeting new people from all           by her grandchildren, Steven and Jennifer. A memorial service
                         BROADCAST LIVE ON KZSU, FM 90.1                                   backgrounds and cultures, and she always wanted “to hear             will be held at the Congregational Church in Palo Alto on
                         CABLECAST LIVE ON GOVERNMENT                                      their stories.” An early passion for debate prepared her for         March 24th. Rather than flowers, Elinor would like contribu-
                                ACCESS CHANNEL 26                                          an activist life in the peace and civil rights movements, the        tions to be made to the Ecumenical Hunger Program in East
                      COUNCIL AGENDA HOTLINE 329-2477                                      League and Women Voters, school board politics, and the              Palo Alto or to the Organ Fund of the First Congregational
                                                                                           Congregational Church. She married Edwin Heath in 1933               Church of Palo Alto.
              (TENTATIVE) AGENDA – SPECIAL MEETING                                                                                                                                                             PA I D   O B I T UA RY

                       COUNCIL CHAMBERS
                    MARCH 24, 2008 – 5:30 P.M.

  1.      Interview of Candidates to the Architectural Review Board
                      Council Chambers - 6:00 PM
  CLOSED SESSION
  2.      SEIU                                                                                                              George O. Wilson, Jr.,              birth of their fifth child, Lloyd Campbell (Cam) in 1959,
  3.      CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR                                                                      died Saturday, March 15, in             the couple moved to 340 Lowell Avenue, just around the
          Authority: Government Code Section 54956.8                                                                    Palo Alto. He was 92.                   block from where George had been born.
          Property: 3281 E. Bayshore Road, APN 8-5-005                                                                      Wilson was a lifelong                   The family was George’s passion, and he was a
          Negotiating Party: John Anderson, AR Automotive, LLC dba
                                                                                                                        resident of California and the          devoted member of the “Dad’s of 57” sponsoring Troop
          Anderson Honda
          City Negotiator: City Manager and City Attorney
                                                                                                                        Bay Area, born December                 57 of the Boy Scouts where all three of his sons were
          Subject of Potential Negotiations: Price and Terms of Payment                                                 19, 1915 on Tennyson                    scouts.
  4.      2nd Reading Ordinance Adding Chapter 18.14 (“Below Market                                                     Avenue in Palo Alto, the first              George was an active member of the Olympic Club in
          Rate Housing Program”) to Title 18 (“Zoning”) of the Palo Alto                                                of three sons born to George            San Francisco from his youth until his death, and many
          Municipal Code (passed on 3/10/08, vote 7-0, Klein, Kishimoto                                                 O. Wilson and Carol Green               family milestones were celebrated at the Lakeside Country
          absent)                                                                                                       Wilson. The family moved                Club. Most recently the marriage of his granddaughter,
  5.      Adoption of a Resolution Summarily Vacating a Public Utility                   to Green Street in San Francisco, where George attended                Jennifer Zetter, to Pavel Rabiner last April, when the
          Easement at 1401 Parkinson Drive                                               Galileo High School and grew up with his two brothers,                 91-year-old George preceded the bride up the aisle.
  6.      Approval of a Tentative Map and Record of Land Use Action to                   Lloyd Macy and Waldron Edward.                                             George was an active member of Sons in Retirement
          Create Six Residential Condominium Units on a .57 Acre Lot at                      George attended Stanford University, graduating with               (S.I.R.s), tutored young people through the YES Reading
          433 W. Meadow Drive (Continued from February 19, 2008)*
                                                                                         the Class of 1936. While at Stanford he met his future                 organization, and was a patron of the Palo Alto Art
  7.      Approval of : 1) a Tentative Map and a Record of Land Use Action
          to Subdivide the Elks Lodge Site (4249 and 4251 El Camino
                                                                                         wife, Gail Lawrence of Topeka, Kansas. He joined Theta                 Foundation.
          Real) into Two Lots; and 2) a Vesting Tentative Map and a Record               Delta Chi fraternity, played French Horn in the Stanford                   After his wife Gail’s death in 1991, George moved to
          of Land Use Action for 4249 El Camino Real to Subdivide the                    Band and wrote for the Stanford Daily, and also was a                  Oak Creek Apartments in 1997, where he lived happily
          Residential Lot into a 45 Unit Common Interest Development.*                   cadet in the Army ROTC.                                                until his death. For the last fourteen years of his life he
  8.      Approval of Ideal Candidate Profile for City Manager Position                       After a stint at Harvard Business School and bicycling             was the frequent companion of Frances Edwards, also of
  9.      Proposal to Assign Staff to Review Potential Access from Wilkie                through pre-war Europe, George joined the U.S. Army                    Oak Creek. The two were supporters of Palo Alto arts and
          Way to SummerHill/Elks Lodge Project                                           as a Captain. He served in the Ordnance Department at                  culture, volunteering for fundraising events for the Palo
            * This item is quasi-judicial and subject to Council’s Disclosure Policy     the Pentagon in Washington and was part of the military                Alto Cultural Center, Abilities United (formerly C. A. R.),
                                                                                         occupation government in France as part of the second                  the YMCA, and many other causes.
  10.       Proposal to Assign Staff to Review Potential Changes to the                  wave of the Normandy Invasion.                                             George is survived by four of his five children, Gail,
            Process for the Architecture Review Board (ARB) Review of Large
            Projects (continued from March 17, 2008)
                                                                                             He married Gail Lawrence in a crossed-swords                       Larry, Rob and Cam, grandchildren Tony and Dawn
  11.       Proposal to Assign Staff to Review the Pros and Cons of Requiring            military ceremony in Topeka Kansas on April 10, 1943.                  Wold, Adam Zetter and Jennifer Rabiner, and great
            Public vs. Private Streets (including clearance for refuse hauling)          Their first child, Margery Ann, was born in Topeka in July,            granddaughter Storm Wold. His oldest daughter Margery
            (continued from March 17, 2008)                                              1944, while George was serving overseas. The couple                    died in 2006 in Chula Vista. He was looking forward
  12.       Colleagues Memo from Mayor Klein and Council Members                         eventually settled back in Palo Alto, making their first               to the marriage of his grandson, Adam Zetter, to Ali
            Kishimoto and Barton Regarding Authorization to Host Youth and               home on First Street (now Wilkie Way).                                 Morasca, in September.
            Business Tri-City Summit: Preparing the Next Generation.                         George went to work at Standard Oil Company in                         A Celebration of George’s Life will be held this
                                                                                         San Francisco in 1937, starting a 40-year career which                 Saturday, March 22nd, at the Clubhouse, Oak Creek
                                                                                         culminated in the position of Senior Economic Analyst for              Apartments, 1610 Oak Creek Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94304,
                  STANDING COMMITTEE MEETINGS                                            Chevron Land and Development. He retired in 1977.                      from 11:00 am until 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers,
  The Finance Committee Meeting will be Held at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, April                    In 1948, Gail and George moved to Tasso Street,                    donations in Memory of George O. Wilson Jr. may be
  07, 2008 regarding 1) HSRAP and 2) CDBG                                                where they had three more children: Gail Leslie, George                made to Abilities United (formerly the C.A.R.), 525 East
                                                                                         Lawrence (Larry), and Robert Edward (Rob). With the                    Charleston, Palo Alto, CA 94306.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 PA I D   O B I T UA RY



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                               Peninsula Easter Services
                                                                                                                                  Unitarian         Easter Services
                                                                                                                                  Universalist         Sunday, March 23 – 9:30 & 11 a.m.
                                                                                                                                  Church of         Passover Seder
                                                                                                                                  Palo Alto            Saturday, April 19 – 5:30 p.m.
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        and life!                                                                                                                         All are welcome; nursery care available.
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  E a ster Wor sh ip Ser v ices                                                            Holy Week and Easter                        Maundy Thursday      7:30 pm
  Easter Vigil (3/22 | 7pm) Easter Sunday (3/23 | 8:30am & 10:45am)                                     at                             Good Friday          12:00 noon
                                                                                                                                       Great Easter Vigil   8:00 pm
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          Los Altos Lutheran Church                                                       12 noon Footwashing
         From death into life, Good Friday into Easter
                                                                                          12:10 pm Holy Eucharist &
                                                                                                   Healing Rite
    Maundy Thursday 7:30 PM, March 20                                                     7:15 pm Foot Washing in
     Jesus washed their feet & said love one another                                               Narthex
                                                                                          7:30 pm Holy Eucharist
    Good Friday 2:00 PM, March 21                                                            March 21 ✥ GOOD FRIDAY
     Meditating on the mystery of the cross: a service of prayer                          12 noon Service of music,
                                                                                                   reflection, and prayer
    Good Friday 7:30 PM, March 21
                                                                                          7:30 pm Meditation on the
     Service of shadows: watching & waiting through the night                                      Passion of Christ
    The Easter Vigil 6:30 PM, Saturday, March 22                                           March 22 ✥ HOLY SATURDAY
      Walking into light and life: The first Easter service.                               9 pm     Great Vigil of Easter,
                                                                                                   Holy Baptism &
    Easter Sunday 9:00 & 11:00 AM, March 23                                                        Eucharist
      Easter brunch, Sunday School egg hunt and activities at 10:00 AM                        March 23 ✥ EASTER DAY
                        460 South El Monte at Cuesta                                      8 am      Eucharist with Hymns
                  650-948-3012 – www.losaltoslutheran.org                                 10:15 am Sung Eucharist
                                                                                          11:30 am Easter Egg Hunt in the
                                                                                                    Courtyard
                                                                                          Nursery available 10-11:30 pm
                                                                                          March 24 ✥ EASTER MONDAY
                                                                                                 Parish Office closed
                                                                                                                             Woodside Village Church
                                                                                                                                   3154 Woodside Road
                                                                                                                                      Woodside, CA
    You are Invited to Share This Special Time with Us!                                                                              (650) 851-1587
                                                                                                                               www.woodsidevillagechurch.org
    March 20 – Maundy Thursday Communion Service
                7:00 pm Fellowship Hall                                                                                                      HOLY WEEK SERVICES
                (Joint Service with Open Door Church)
                                                                                                                                March 16, Palm Sunday Worship - 9:30am
    Mar. 21 – Good Friday Service
                                                                                                                                  March 20, Maundy Thursday - 7:00pm
              Noon to 1 pm in the Chapel
                                                                                                                              March 21, Good Friday Worship - 12 noon - 3pm
    Mar. 23 – Easter Sunday                                                                                                                 Stations of the Cross
              Worship Service
                                         ith ope Love                                                                         Good Friday - 7:30 - 8:30pm Service of Darkness
              10:30 am                 Fa   H                                                                                  March 23, Easter Sunday Worship - 9:30am
     1667 Miramonte Ave.
     (Miramonte at Cuesta)                                                                                                    Celebration Reception immediately following in Guild Hall
     www.fpcmv.org • 650-968-4473                                                                                                         The Reverend Michael E. Harvey


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                                                                                              Upfront
                                        going to take him to Las Vegas to         July, according to rate increases       feet of water or less per month —           $2 million for the water fund.


News Digest
                                        celebrate.”                               proposed for Palo Alto’s electric,      paying $32.64 monthly — would                 The council will vote on the rate
                                           Delgadillo is survived by his          water, gas, refuse and storm-drain      not have a rate increase, Utilities         increases June 9. ■
                                        mother, Rocio Estrada, his father,        users.                                  Director Valerie Fong said. Rates                               —Becky Trout
                                        Efren Delgadillo, and two brothers          The city’s Finance Committee          for residents using 3,500 cubic feet          For full versions of these and
Delgadillo memorial                     and a sister.                             unanimously approved all four           or more would climb 11.5 percent.           other news articles, go to www.
service on Friday                          “He had a really, really close rela-   proposed rate increases Tuesday:        The rate increases would generate           PaloAltoOnline.com.
   A memorial gathering for An-         tionship with his (10) nephews and        14 percent for electricity, 8 percent
gel Delgadillo will be held Friday,     nieces,” his friend said. He would        for water, 7.1 percent for gas and 10
                                        take them to amusement parks and          percent for refuse. The storm-drain
March 21, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Roll-
er, Hapgood & Tinney, 980 Middle-       other outings. ■
                                                               —Don Kazak
                                                                                  fee will increase by about 3.8 per-
                                                                                  cent, equivalent to the Consumer
                                                                                                                                      Real Estate Matters
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   Delgadillo, a 2005 Palo Alto High                                              Price Index.                                                                       decided lack of clutter as well as
School graduate, died last Saturday     Council committee                           Residents who use an average                  RAISE THE                          arranging (or removing) furnishings
at Stanford Hospital of injuries af-    approves utility-rate                     amount of water should see their
ter he crashed his motorcycle on the                                              bills climb about $4.58 per month,               CURTAIN                           to impart a sense of space.
                                        hikes                                     Utilities Department planners esti-                                                     But what about compromise? It
Bayshore Freeway Friday evening,          Average residential utility bills                                                   Both homeowners and real es-           simply means that we all understand
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   Delgadillo was taking a meal         or nearly 9 percent, beginning in                                                 when a home sells quickly for a            necessary to focus on those im-
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                                                                                                                                         Children’s Processional and Choir Sings
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                                 Easter services.                                                                                          Ample parking and free childcare available

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              Holy Trinity Episcopal Church                                                                                     470 Cambridge Ave near El Camino and Stanford University
                      Maundy Thursday, March 20
          6::30 pm - Holy Eucharist & Agape Meal in Angus Hall                                                                                         St. Ann Chapel
                           (Childcare provided)
                                                                                                                                               Traditional Episcopal
                          Good Friday, March 21                                                                            Wednesday                             Low Mass                    6pm
                  7:00 am - Good Friday Service (Chapel)                                                                             St. Luke’s Passion and Tenebrae Lessons
            12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Stations of the Cross (Church)
                  7:30 pm - Good Friday Service (Chapel)                                                                   Maundy Thursday                          Choral Mass      6 pm
                                                                                                                                                  Stripping of the Altar
                         Holy Saturday, March 22                                                                               Celebration of Last Supper and Institution of the Eucharist
               8:00 am - Holy Saturday Liturgy (Church)
       2:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Quiet Festival for children and families                                                        Good Friday        Good Friday Liturgy                  Noon
                              (Trinity Hall)                                                                                 Mass of the Presanctified, followed by Stations of the Cross
                      8:00 pm - Easter Vigil (Chapel)
                                                                                                                           Holy Saturday Blessing of the Paschal Candle           6 pm
                         Easter Sunday, March 23                                                                                  Singing of the Exultet     Litany of the Saints
              6:30 am - Sunrise Eucharist (Memorial Garden)
         8:30 am & 10:30 am - Festival Choral Eucharist (Church)                                                           Easter Sunday                              Choral Mass           11 am
                 Easter Egg Hunt follows the 10:30 service                                                                                     Celebration of the Resurrection

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       Arts & Entertainment
        A weekly guide to music, theater, art, movies and more, edited by Rebecca Wallace

                                                                                                                            Left: The children featured in “Autism: The Musical” are, from
                                                                                                                            left, Neal, Adam, Lexi, Henry and Wyatt. Below: “Elle s’appelle
                                                                                                                            Sabine (Her name is Sabine)” tells the story of Sabine Bonnaire,
                                                                                                                            a French woman with autism. It was made by her sister, actress
                                                                                                                            Sandrine Bonnaire.
   Cindy Gold




                BIG-SCREEN
                EDUCATION
                Film festival aims to teach audiences about autism




                         by Rebecca Wallace                 tistic, can quote many a serious statis-


                                                                                                                                                                                                  Cindy Gold
                                                            tic about autism. During an interview,

                 “A
                            utism: The Musical” may
                            be an unlikely title, but       she notes, “In California, we’re having
                            the documentary film has        11 new cases a day being diagnosed.”
                 earned critical acclaim.                   But she also realizes the need to in-      Left: Nicky Gottlieb, a young man with Asperger syndrome, is profiled in “Today’s
                   The film, about five autistic children   clude some cheer in the film festival.     Man,” a film made by his sister Lizzie. The filmmaker says her brother has trouble with
                 working with an acting coach to put        “Autism: The Musical” should provide       social interactions but is talented in other ways — she says he became fluent in Italian
                 on a musical, comes to Palo Alto next      that.                                      in two weeks at the age of 3. Above: Elaine Hall and her son Neal, who are both in “Au-
                 week as part of the first San Francisco       Directed by Tricia Regan, the film      tism: The Musical.”
                 Bay Area Autism Film Festival. Orga-       was recently shown at the Cinequest         name is Sabine),” a French-language docu- cold mothering caused autism. “Autism:
                 nizers hope the festival will become an    Film Festival in San Jose and is sched-     mentary by French actress Sandrine Bon- The Musical” will be shown again at 3:15
                 annual event.                              uled to premiere on HBO later this          naire, will be shown. It’s about Bonnaire’s p.m. ■
                   Los Altos Hills resident Connie          month. It follows five Los Angeles          sister Sabine, a 38-year-old autistic woman.
                 Frenzel, one of the main organizers,       children rehearsing for opening night       The 85-minute movie argues that Sabine              What: San Francisco Bay Area Au-
                 sees the event as an engaging way          as part of the “Miracle Project,” a         was gravely harmed by an incorrect diag-         tism Film Festival
                 to educate people about autism and         program headed by Elaine Hall, the          nosis and poor health care.                         Where: Spangenberg Theatre at
                 Asperger syndrome, a milder autism-        mother of an autistic child.                   On Saturday, March 29, “Autism: The           Gunn High School, 780 Arastradero
                 spectrum disorder. Festival sponsors          The festival kicks off at 7 p.m. on      Musical” is set for 7 p.m., followed at 8:45     Road, Palo Alto
                 include the Autism Tissue Program,         Friday, March 28, with “The Third           by the 90-minute film “Today’s Man.” Film-          When: Friday, March 28, through
                 the research and brain-tissue donation     Parent.” Christina Frenzel (Connie          maker Lizzie Gottlieb has painted a portrait     Sunday, March 30. Screenings start
                 program where Frenzel works; the           Frenzel’s daughter and a Gunn High          of her brother Nicky, who has Asperger syn-      at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at
                 special education department of the        School graduate) made the 6-minute          drome.                                           2 on Sunday.
                 Palo Alto Unified School District; and     film, which centers on the relationship        Sunday brings a 2 p.m. showing of “Re-           Cost: $5 per day, or $10 for all
                 Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at      between an 11-year-old girl and her au-     frigerator Mothers,” a 93-minute documen-        three days
                 Stanford.                                  tistic younger brother.                     tary about the American medical establish-          Info: Go to www.paloaltopta.org or
                   Frenzel, whose 20-year-old son is au-       At 7:10, “Elle s’appelle Sabine (Her     ment’s once-widespread belief that overly        call 408-727-5775.


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                                                                                                 Arts & Entertainment
                                                                                                                                       are natural and the stage pictures      memorable, then, is Anderson’s
                                                                                                                                       never stale.                            perfectly modulated explosion in
                                                                                                                                         But all Longworth’s work would        Act II when Anna succumbs to a
                                                                                                                                       be meaningless if she did not have      hormonal tantrum. Anderson also
                                                                                                                                       a cast capable of handling the mate-    gets points for her utterly believable
                                                                                                                                       rial. The women’s roles in particular   blissed-out expression as she sits on
                                                                                                                                       demand performers with exception-       stage munching dill pickles dipped
                                                                                                                                       al comic skills, strong stage pres-     in peanut butter.
                                                                                                                                       ence, and the ability to delineate         Matthew Lowe, who plays Peter,
                                                                                                                                       multiple personalities with absolute    is not quite as strong a performer,
                                                                                                 Prior to enlisting Peter’s aid in     clarity. Thankfully, theatre Q found    although the script does not demand
                                                                                              conceiving a real child, Ruth and        the women for the job.                  as much of him. His portrayal of the
                                                                                              Anna’s maternal longing has led            Annamarie MacLeod (Ruth) and          slightly uptight prospective father is
                                                                                              them to “adopt” three imaginary          Katie Anderson (Anna) both give         generally solid, and he has a handful
                                                                                              children: Cecil, a pre-tween ge-         outstanding performances. Mac-          of deliciously deadpan line deliver-
                                                                                              nius who quotes Shakespeare and          Leod, whose character also plays the    ies, but his performance occasion-
                                                                                              discusses particle physics; Henri,       two oddest of the three children, has   ally seems to come untethered in
                                                                                              the French boy from the film “The        the virtuoso role here. Early in the    Peter’s more emotional moments.
                                                                                              Red Balloon”; and Orphan, a feral        show, Vogel has written a scene in         “And Baby Makes Seven” is an
                                                                                              child raised by stray dogs at the        which Henri and Orphan tussle over      early Paula Vogel script. First per-
                                                                                              New York Port Authority. They            a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.     formed in 1993, four years before
                                                                                              have given these nonexistent chil-       MacLeod goes for broke, alternat-       the Pulitzer Prize-winning “How I
                                                                                              dren personalities, histories, voices.                                           Learned to Drive” brought her to
                                                                                              Anna speaks for Cecil, while Ruth                                                national attention, it is by no means
                                                                                              portrays the other two boys. They
                                                                                                                                       Ruth and Anna have                      a flawless work. As the story un-
                                                                                              have been doing this for so long that    “adopted” three                         folds, some plot threads turn into
                                                                                                                                                                               blind alleys and some motivations
                                                                                              they slip in and out of character al-    imaginary children:
Dale Albright




                                                                                              most effortlessly.                                                               remain murky.
                                                                                                 Peter, worried about the psycho-      Cecil, a pre-tween                         But the audacious wackiness of
                                                                                                                                                                               Vogel’s premise, combined with the
                                                                                              logical effects of raising his child     genius; Henri, the                      masterful performances featured in
                                                                                              alongside imaginary siblings, insists
                From left, Annamarie MacLeod, Matthew Lowe and Katie Anderson                 the make-believe must end. Ruth
                                                                                                                                       French boy from “The                    theatre Q’s production, pretty much
                play a family with a real baby on the way.                                    and Anna, however, cannot bear           Red Balloon”; and                       assure that audiences will be laugh-
                                                                                                                                                                               ing far too hard to worry about such
                                                                                              to let the “boys” fade away with no      Orphan, a feral child
                             Killingly funny                                                  sense of closure. It is Ruth who hits
                                                                                              upon the solution: Before the baby
                                                                                              is born, they must kill off all three
                                                                                                                                       raised by stray dogs.
                                                                                                                                                                               things, perhaps even days after leav-
                                                                                                                                                                               ing the theater. ■

                 ‘And Baby Makes Seven’ is a fast-paced, hilarious hit                        adopted sons.                            ing between Henri’s outraged Mau-
                                                                                                 What follows is 90 minutes of         rice Chevalier accent and Orphan’s          What: “And Baby Makes
                                           by Kevin Kirby                                     wildly imaginative absurdity, pep-       high-pitched growling, all the while     Seven,” presented by theatre Q
                                                                                              pered with enough poignant mo-           playing tug o’ war with the sand-           Where: Dragon Theatre, 535


                W
                        ith its current production    baby’s father. The three of them are    ments that it would be hard to write     wich and attempting to hold herself      Alma St., Palo Alto. Theatre Q is
                        of Paula Vogel’s play “And    forging a new family as they await      the piece off as mere fluff.             in a headlock. Add to that Orphan’s      in residence at the Dragon this
                        Baby Makes Seven,” the-       the birth of the child that Anna now       Director Rebecca Longworth            gruesome, protracted, manic death        season.
                atre Q (the latest theater company    carries.                                has obviously worked hard on this        scene at the end of Act I, and you          When: Thursday through Sat-
                to take up residence in Palo Alto)      But it is a sign of the times that    piece, helping the cast discover the     have a performance that has to be        urday at 8 p.m. and Sundays at
                scores a palpable hit with a fast-    the existence of this non-traditional   rhythms, inflections and physical        seen to be believed.                     2, through April 6
                paced, well-acted, intensely silly    family is not the point of the play.    business that turn funny lines into        Anderson’s portrayal of Anna —            Cost: Tickets are $20 general
                tale about family, imagination and    Rather, the family is a given, the      riotously funny lines, while keeping     and, in turn, Anna’s portrayal of        admission and $15 for seniors,
                murdering your darlings.              backdrop against which a wholly         the characters sufficiently grounded     Cecil — is more sedate, as befits        youth, Theatre Bay Area mem-
                  Vogel’s play is set in a New York   different story takes place: an up-     in reality that their serious moments    the characters, but her acting chops     bers and groups of 10 or more.
                apartment shared by Ruth and Anna,    roariously twisted comic amalgam        are believable. She has also made        are equally evident. As the mother-         Info: Go to www.theatreq.org
                a lesbian couple about to realize     of “Medea,” “Who’s Afraid of Vir-       extremely good use of limited play-      to-be, she is the steady center at       or call 415-433-1235.
                their dream of becoming parents;      ginia Woolf?” and Edward Gorey’s        ing space: The actors’ movements         the heart of the piece. All the more
                and Peter, their gay friend and the   “The Gashlycrumb Tinies.”




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                                                                             wind and wave.                             the documentary “Eat at Bill’s:        SALE: $1799.00 (msrp: $2049.99)
                                                                               Inslee is the congressional rep-         Life in the Monterey Market” will
                                                                             resentative for the First District of      be shown next Thursday evening,
                                                                             Washington, works in the House             March 27, in Palo Alto.
                                                                             on energy issues and is the prime             The film centers on Bill Fujim-
                                                                             sponsor of the New Apollo Energy           oto, owner of the family produce
                                                                             Act.                                       market in Berkeley that supports
                                                                               Kepler’s Books is at 1010 El             many small farms and farms
                                                                             Camino Real, Menlo Park. For               that were formerly tiny. It will be
                                                                             more information, go to www.ke-            screened from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
                                                                             plers.com or call 650-324-4321.            at the Conexions Center, 1023
                                                                                                                        Corporation Way, Palo Alto. The
                                                                                                                        center is an environmental non-

                                                                             Film
                                                                             ‘Eat at Bill’s’
                                                                                                                        profit.
                                                                                                                           Admission is $5 to $10 on a
                                                                                                                        sliding scale. Go to www.conex-
                                                                                                                                                               (650) 858-7700
                                                                                                                                                               3001 El Camino Real in Palo Alto
                                                                               As part of a series of films             ions.org or call 650-938-9300,
                                                                                                                        extension 11.                          www.MikesBikes.com
                                                                             about growing local food in to-



                                                                                                                            Community Meeting Notice

                                                                                You are invited to a community meeting for the upcoming Oregon Expressway
                                                                                Improvement Project. Come share your experiences as a pedestrian, bicyclist, and/or
Paintings by Palo Alto resident Gabi Dedek are being shown at the               motorist using or crossing Oregon Expressway. Your input will assist the County Roads
Butterfly Life Center.                                                          and Airports Department in determining necessary operational improvements along the
                                                                                corridor.
Art
Gabi Dedek
                                                                                                                      Date: April 3, 2008 Thursday, from 7pm to 9pm
   The artistic universe of Gabi
Dedek pulses with vivid polygons                                                                                  Location: Dance Studio Room, Jordan Middle School
and intricate patterns. Next week                                                                                        750 North California Avenue, Palo Alto
her paintings will be shown with
another kind of movement: the
work-outs at the Palo Alto fitness                                                                           For more information, please contact us at (408) 494-2700 or
center Butterfly Life.                                                                                                oregon-improvements@rda.sccgov.org
   Dedek, a 33-year-old Palo Alto
woman with Down Syndrome,
exercises at Butterfly Life, where
her artwork caught the attention
of owner Marta Reines. Reines is
hosting an exhibit and reception      Part of a new exhibit at the Can-
for Dedek’s work on Saturday,         tor Arts Center, this wood mask
March 29, from 2 to 5 p.m.            for a royal male comes from the
   A graduate of Palo Alto High       Mbunda peoples of Zambia.
School, Dedek studied art at
Foothill College and is now part of   gola and the Democratic Republic
an art group at Alla Chertok-Trip-    of Congo. Jordán will explain how
olsky’s allArtstudio in San Carlos.   the masks are used in various
She favors acrylic abstracts.         African masquerade traditions,
   “Gabi’s work is reminiscent        including coming-of-age ceremo-
sometimes of textile patterns from    nies and funerals, and in the me-
Mali in West Africa; sometimes of     diation of human conflicts.
folkloric ‘Outsider Art’ traditions     The lecture will be at the Cantor
of the American South; and of         center auditorium, off Palm Drive        Dr. Kathleen Tavarez has been named an                              800 Menlo Avenue, #101
                                      at Museum Way. Admission is free
the colorful compositions of Paul
                                      to both Jordán’s presentation and        Invisalign Elite Premier Provider, recognizing                       Menlo Park, CA 94025
Klee,” said Carolyn Digovich, who
was an assistant at the former        the museum.
                                        Museum hours are Wednesday
                                                                               select doctors who have achieved an extraordi-
                                                                               nary level of experience and who represent
                                                                                                                                                  650-329-9600
Lucy Berman Gallery in Palo Alto
                                      through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5
and helped assemble Dedek’s
show.                                 p.m. (including Easter) and Thurs-
                                                                               the top 1% of North American practitioners.                      www.drtavarez.com
   The exhibit is at 2695 Middle-     days until 8. Go to museum.stan-
field Road in Palo Alto. Call 650-    ford.edu or call 650-723-4177.
566-0100.

.
‘Mask Characters of
Zambia’
  The Cantor Arts Center at
                                      Books
                                      U.S. Rep Jay Inslee                           Tuesday•March 25•7:00 PM
                                                                                                                                                   More Happening Than Ever Before

                                                                                                                                                  Saturday•April 5•10:30 AM
                                        Jay Inslee, the co-author of           The first meeting of 4th Tuesday Book                         A special Picture Book Pals features
Stanford University will mark the                                              Group (Margie's) will discuss Three                          J. Otto Seibold, illustrator extraor-
                                      a new book focused on foster-
opening of its “Makishi: Mask                                                  Junes by Julia Glass.                                        dinaire, to celebrate his latest work
                                      ing greener energy solutions, is
Characters of Zambia” exhibit on                                                                                                            of art Seamore the Very Forgetful
                                      scheduled to speak at Kepler’s
Thursday, March 27, at 7 p.m.                                                       Thursday•March 27•7:00 PM                               Porpoise by Darcie Edgemon. (ages
                                      Books on March 27 at 7:30 p.m.           Meet Joshua Ferris author of Then
with a talk by Manuel Jordán                                                                                                                3 & up)
                                        “Apollo’s Fire: Igniting America’s     We Came to the End, a true and fun-
Pérez, independent scholar and
                                      Clean Energy Economy,” penned            ny story about survival in life’s strangest                      Wednesday•April 9•4:00 PM
former curator of the center.
                                      by Inslee and Bracken Hendricks,         environment--the one we pretend is                           The first meeting of Inked Books: A
  Jordán’s lecture will focus                                                  normal five days a week.
                                      argues that that the United States                                                                    Graphic Novel Book Club will dis-
on the cultural significance of                                                                                                             cuss Watchmen by Alan Moore
                                      needs to lead the charge in de-
the masks, which Jordán se-                                                          Wednesday•April 2•Noon
                                      veloping the technologies that will      Lunch with Literati Isabel Allende
lected from a collection housed at                                                                                                               Wednesday•April 9•7:00 PM
                                      help combat climate change and           at the California Café in Palo Alto.
UCLA’s Fowler Museum.                                                          Isabel will introduce her latest book,                       Meet Palo Alto acupuncturist and Yoga
                                      reduce our country’s dependence                                                                       instructor, Esther Gokhale, author of
  The exhibit is at the Cantor                                                 The Sum of Our Days: A Memoir.
                                      on foreign energy. The authors                                                                        8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back, a fresh
center from March 26 through                                                   Tickets: $75 are available in all Books Inc.
                                      say that the U.S. needs to explore       locations and online at www.booksinc.net.                    approach to overcoming back pain.
June 29, showing 19th- and 20th-
                                      more efficient cars and greener
century masks from Zambia, An-
                                                                                                                                              Palo Alto Weekly • Friday, March 21, 2008 • Page 11
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                                    Jade Palace (650) 321-9388
                                                                               Celia’s Mexican Restaurant                   543 Emerson St., Palo Alto
                                     151 S. California Ave, E101
                                                                               3740 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
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                                                                                         843-0643
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                                                                                         321-8227                      2006 Best Thai Restaurant in Palo Alto
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Center, Palo Alto (650) 327-7246                 216 Castro St., Mountain View
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11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Green Elephant, 3950 Middlefield Road,
Palo Alto (650) 494-7391
You must start with a salad at this delight-
ful Burmese restaurant. Starring ginger,
mango, tofu or Burmese tea leaves as
                                                   “OWN A PIECE OF SILICON VALLEY”
the main players, the Burmese salads are
works of art on your table. For the main
course, choose from familiar Chinese-
restaurant dishes or pick from cuisine from
                                                                                                                         of Mountain View
Burma (now called Myanmar), which draws
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Gyros House, 212 Castro Street, Moun-
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Small Mediterranean restaurant special-
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Hahn’s Hibachi, 460 Ramona St., Palo
Alto (650) 323-2555
Many of the supposedly Korean dishes
served here are really American fare.
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Hahn’s boasts 15 two-seat tables on the
inside and three cafe-style tables out front.
Simple yet classy atmosphere. Mon.-Thu.                                                                          Health Insurance
11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-10:30
p.m., Sun. 5-9:30 p.m. (Reviewed Dec. 6,
2002)
Hangen Szechuan Restaurant, 134 Cas-
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Mountain View. Among the house special-
ties are General Tso’s Chicken, kung pao
scallops with peanuts in a spicy brown
sauce and prawns in walnut cream sauce.
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Lunch: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Dinner: 5 p.m.-
9:30 p.m. (Reviewed Sept. 30, 2005)
Happy Ben, 132 State St., Los Altos
                                                                                                                       Architects
(650) 948-5838
Broad menu of Chinese choices. Lunch
specials, light offerings (no fat or oil), and                                                                           Engineers
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Lunch: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Din-
ner: Mon.-Sat. 4:30-9 p.m.; Sun. 4:30-9
p.m.
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Hattoriya, 799 San Antonio Rd, Palo Alto
(650) 857-0273
Offering homestyle Japanese food, Hat-                                                                                                             Manav Singh, partner, SOAProjects.
toriya features such items as karage (cro-                                                                                                         “Why pay rent when one can own?”
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                                                                                          Movies
                                                                                          Movie reviews by Jeanne Aufmuth, Tyler Hanley and Susan Tavernetti
                                                                                                                                                 OPENINGS
                                                                                           Under the Same Moon (La Misma                                      (Carmen Salinas of the telenovela “Los Perplejos”)
                                                                                           Luna) ✭✭✭1/2                                                       who refuses to put the young boy into harm’s way,
                                                                                                                                                              despite his pleas to let a novice (America Ferrera of
                                                                                              (Aquarius) Patricia Riggen’s feature debut proves               “Ugly Betty”) smuggle him across the border. The
                                                                                           that the terms crowd-pleaser and social-issue movie                death of his grandmother changes everything.
                                                                                           can apply to the same film. The Mexican producer-                     With a handful of savings and a return address
                                                                                           director straddles the border with a heartwarming and              ripped off a letter from his mother, Carlitos sets off
                                                                                           humorous treatment of a hot-button subject: illegal                to find her. Tense moments alternate with funny inci-
                                                                                           immigrants. “Under the Same Moon” puts human                       dents. The humor really kicks in when the boy’s seem-
                                                                                           faces on immigration woes — human faces that you                   ingly impossible journey to the L.A. barrios becomes
                                                                                           can’t help but love.                                               a buddy movie. A surly migrant loner, Enrique (Eu-
                                                                                              Adrián Alonso is absolutely adorable. He plays                  genio Derbez of “Padre Nuestro”), reluctantly travels
                                                                                           9-year-old Carlitos with the perfect balance of child-             with the optimistic Carlitos. Odd couples don’t come
                                                                                           hood charm, big-hearted spirit and wisdom beyond                   any better than this, particularly when the pair gets
                                                                                           his years. But Alonso (“The Legend of Zorro”) never                stranded in Tucson.
                                                                                           lets you forget that he’s a little boy. Every Sunday at 10            The narrative seamlessly weaves Carlitos’ north-
                                                                                           a.m. sharp, Carlitos excitedly waits for the pay phone             ward journey with Rosario’s struggles and sacrifices
                                                                                           to ring. It’s the lifeline that connects him, living in            in the City of Angels. Her fun-loving friend (Maya
                                                                                           Mexico, with his mother Rosario (Kate del Castillo                 Zapata of “Bordertown”) jokes that they “should
                                                                                           of “Bordertown”) who works in East L.A. and sends                  just get a couple of gringos to marry us.” Despite the
                                                                                           the family $300 each month. He hasn’t seen her for                 laughter, Rosario never wavers from being the epit-
  Mobile Users: For Showtimes - Text Message SHUTTER and your ZIP CODE to 43KIX (43549)    four years.                                                        ome of a hard worker who lives only to be reunited
                                                                                              Tug on the heartstrings.                                        with her son.
 NOW PLAYING AT A THEATRE NEAR YOU                                                            Fortunately, Ligiah Villalobos (“One World”) wrote                 While the characters give the movie heart, tossed-
                                                                                           a script that never gets weepy. Carlitos lives in a vibrant        off lines of dialogue and song lyrics add funny po-
                                                                                           Mexican village with a loving grandmother (Angelina                litical commentary. Whether skewering U.S. history
  “A STIRRING TALE                                                                         Peláez of “Casa de los babys” and the telenovela “Mu-              or the current governor of California, undocumented
                                                                                           jer, casos de la vida real”) and the saucy “La Coyota”             workers powerfully present their perspective. The
THAT RECEIVED A RAPTUROUS
 STANDING OVATION
     AT ITS SUNDANCE PREMIERE.”                                                                                                                 MOVIE TIMES
                                                                                          Note: Screenings are for Friday through Tuesday only.
“a  timely and energetic                                                                  10,000 B.C. (PG-13) (Not Reviewed)     Century 16: 1:30, 2:55, 4:15, 5:35, 7:05, 8:15 & 9:50 p.m. Sat. also at 10:45 a.m.
  crowd-pleaser that allows the                                                           The Band’s Visit (PG-13) ✭✭✭1/2        Aquarius: 2:45, 5, 7:30 & 9:45 p.m.
  viewer to share the bond between                                                        The Bank Job (R) (Not Reviewed)        Century 16: 1:20, 4:10, 7:20, 9:55 p.m. Sat. also at 10:40 a.m. Century 12: 1, 4, 7:20 & 10
                                                                                                                                 p.m.
  mother and son. The remarkable
                                                                                          Be Kind Rewind (PG-13) ✭✭1/2           Century 20: 12:25, 2:45, 5:10, 7:35 & 10 p.m.
  performances make you fall                                                              College Road Trip (G) (Not Reviewed) Century 16: 12:35, 2:45, 5, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m. Sat. at 10:10 a.m. Century 12: 12:20, 2:30, 4:50,
  in love with the characters.”                                                                                                  7:05 & 9:20 p.m.
                                                                                          The Counterfeiters (R) ✭✭✭1/2          Guild: 2:15, 4:45, 7:10 & 9:40 p.m.
                                                                                          Definitely, Maybe (PG-13) ✭✭1/2        Century 20: 1:25, 4:50, 7:40 & 10:20 p.m. Sat. also at 10:50 a.m.

“ a most poignant film with                                                               Doomsday (R) (Not Reviewed)            Century 16: 2:25, 5:05, 7:50 & 10:30 p.m. Sat. also at 11:30 a.m. Century 12: 12:40*, 2,
                                                                                                                                 3:20*, 4:40, 6*, 7:30, 9:10* & 10:10 p.m. *Spanish subtitles
 exceptional performances that                                                            Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears A Who!         Century 16: 12:30, 1:15, 2, 2:50, 3:35, 4:20, 5:10, 5:55, 6:45, 7:30, 8:15, 9, 9:45 & 10:30
 will stir      your emotions.”                                                           (G) ✭✭✭                                p.m. Sat. also at 10, 10:55 & 11:40 a.m. Century 20: Noon, 12:35, 1:10, 1:45, 2:20, 2:55,
                                                                                                                                 3:30, 4, 4:40, 5:15, 5:50, 6:25, 7, 7:30, 8:10, 8:45, 9:20, 9:55 & 10:25 p.m. Sat. also at
                                                                                                                                 10:15, 10:45 & 11:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                       PDF AT
                                                                                          Drillbit Taylor (PG-13) (Not Reviewed) Century 16: 1:25, 2:40, 4, 5:15, 7, 8, 9:35 & 10:35 p.m. Sat. also at 10:50 a.m. & noon. Cen-
                                                                                                                                 tury 20: 12:30, 1:35, 3, 4:05, 5:30, 6:40, 8, 9:15 & 10:30 p.m. Sat. also at 11:05 a.m.
                                                                                          Funny Games (R) ✭✭✭1/2                                       103%
                                                                                                                                 CinéArts at Palo Alto Square: 1:40, 4:20, 7 & 9:40 p.m.
                                                                                          In Bruges (R) (Not Reviewed)           Century 20: 12:10, 2:35, 5:15, 7:45 & 10:15 p.m. CinéArts at Palo Alto Square: 4:30 & 9:45
                                                                                                                                 p.m.
                                                                                          Jumper (PG-13) (Not Reviewed)          Century 20: 5:40, 7:55 & 10:10 p.m.
                                                                                          Juno (PG-13) ✭✭✭                       Century 20: 12:05, 2:20, 4:45, 7:10 & 9:30 p.m.
                                                                                          Married Life (PG-13) ✭✭✭               Century 16: 12:50, 3:20, 5:45. 8:05 & 10:20 p.m. Sat. also at 10:05 a.m.
                                                                                          Meet the Browns (PG-13)                Century 16: 1:55, 4:50, 7:35 & 10:05 p.m. Sat. also at 11:15 a.m. Century 12: 12:30, 1:50, 3,
                                                                                          (Not Reviewed)                         4:20, 5:30, 7, 8, 9:40 & 10:30 p.m.
                                                                                          Metropolitan Opera: Tristan Und        Century 16: Sat. at 9:30 a.m. Sun. at noon. Century 20: Sat. at 9:30 a.m. Sun. at noon.
                                                                                          Isolde (Not Rated) (Not Reviewed)
                                                                                          Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day         Century 16: 12:40, 3, 5:20, 7:55 & 10:15 p.m. Sat. also at 10:20 a.m. Century 20: 12:25,
                                                                                          (PG-13) ✭✭✭                            2:50, 5:05, 7:25 & 9:50 p.m.
                                                                                          Never Back Down (PG-13)                Century 16: 7:40 & 10:25 p.m. Fri., Sat., Mon. & Tue. also at 4:55 p.m. Fri., Mon. & Tue. also
                                                                                          (Not Reviewed)                         at 1:50 p.m. Century 12: 12:50, 2:15, 3:40, 5:05, 6:30, 7:45, 9:30 & 10:25 p.m.
                                                                                          The Other Boleyn Girl (PG-13) ✭✭       Century 20: Noon, 2:40, 5:20, 8:05 & 10:40 p.m. Palo Alto Square: 1:50 & 7:10 p.m.
                                                                                          Penelope (PG) ✭✭✭                      Century 12: 12:25, 3:10, 5:40, 7:55 & 10:15 p.m.
                                                                                          Semi-Pro (R) (Not Reviewed)            Century 20: 12:55, 3:35, 5:55, 8:15 & 10:35 p.m.
                                                                                          Shutter (PG-13) (Not Reviewed)         Century 16: 12:45, 3:10, 5:30, 7:45 & 10:10 p.m. Sat. also at 10:15 a.m. Century 12: 12:25,
                                                                                                                                 1:35, 2:40, 3:50, 5, 6:15, 7:15, 9 & 9:50 p.m.
                                                                                          The Spiderwick Chronicles (PG) ✭✭✭ Century 16: 12:30 p.m. Sat. also at 9:30 a.m. Century 12: 12:15, 2:50 & 5:20 p.m.
                                                                                          Step Up 2: The Streets (PG-13)         Century 12: 10:20 p.m. Fri. & Sun.-Tue. also at 7:50 p.m.
                                                                                          (Not Reviewed)
                                                                                          There Will Be Blood (R) ✭✭✭✭           Century 20: 6:45 & 10:05 p.m. Fri., Sat., Mon. & Tue. also at 12:10 & 3:25 p.m.
                                                                                          Under the Same Moon                    Century 20: 12:15, 2:50, 5:25, 8 & 10:05 p.m. Aquarius: 1:45, 4:30, 7 & 9:30 p.m.
                                                                                          (Not Rated) ✭✭✭1/2
                            www.foxsearchlight.com
                                                                                          Vantage Point (PG-13) ✭✭✭1/2           Century 16: 1:35, 4:25, 7:10 & 9:30 p.m. Sat. also at 11 a.m. Century 20: 1, 3:15, 5:35, 7:55
 NOW             CINEMARK
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                                                                                          ★ Skip it ★★ Some redeeming qualities ★★★ A good bet ★★★★ Outstanding

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         OPENINGS
                                                                             For more reviews of films currently playing in this area,
popular corrido “Superman Es
Illegal (Superman Is An Illegal)”                                                       go to www.PaloAltoOnline.com.
argues that Americans are more
accepting of light-skinned im-
migrants — whether they are an
                                            PIERCE  CHRIS  PATRICIA and RACHEL
alien from Krypton or Arnold
Schwarzenegger from Austria.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to make Palo Alto more peaceful
The Grammy-winning Los Ti-
gres del Norte appear in one                                                                      “HUMOROUS,                                                                                                            The City of Palo Alto Mediation Program is now accepting applications for volunteer
scene, telling a courageous story
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   Even when Carlitos seems
most lost, you’ll know exactly
                                                                                                    AND VERY                                                                                                                               Help fellow citizens resolve conflicts and:

where this movie is headed. And
nothing is more satisfying than
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are under the same moon, in the



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same place.
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   Rated: PG-13 for some mature
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titles. 1 hour, 49 minutes.
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              — Susan Tavernetti
         To view the trailer for “Under
         the Same Moon (La Misma
                                          NOW PLAYING!
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                                                                                                             1500 North Shoreline Blvd.,
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            UNDERSTATED FILM.”
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p.m. Sat. & Sun. also at 3:10
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Palo Alto Weekly • Friday, March 21, 2008 • Page 15
                                                                                Goings On
                           City of Palo Alto
                      Environmental Assessment

  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Draft Negative Declaration has been
  prepared by the Palo Alto Department of Public Works for the project listed
  below. This document will be available for review and comment during
  a minimum 30-day inspection period beginning March 21, 2008 through
  April 20, 2008 during the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 noon and 1:00
  P.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant, 2501 East                                 The best of what’s                                happening on the Midpeninsula
  Embarcadero Way, Palo Alto, California.

                                                                                                                                                                              Tue., March 25, 7:30-9:30 p.m. 1st Pres-
  This project is tentatively scheduled for consideration by the Palo Alto                   Concerts                                     Environment                         byterian Church, 1140 Cowper St., Palo
                                                                                “The Son” The Palo Alto Church of Christ       “Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free” Does
  City Council at a public hearing on Monday, April 21, 2008 at                 presents a new musical about the Easter        eliminating greenhouse-gas emissions
                                                                                                                                                                              Alto, CA 94301. Call 650-961-8918.
  7:00 PM in the Palo Alto City Council Chambers on the first floor of the        story. Co-authored by Lewis Greer of Palo      from fossil fuels re uire a shift to nuclear   www.cpeo.org
  Civic Center, located at 250 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, California.          Alto. Sat., March 22, at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.     power? Is there a more realistic road map      Birding by Canoe at the Palo Alto Bay-
                                                                                Free. 3373 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.        for creating a ero CO2 society by elimi-       lands One million migratory birds utili e
                                                                                Call 650-494-1383.                             nating dependence on oil and coal? Hear        the Bay each winter and spring. Learn
  Reusable Bag Ordinance: The Project is a proposed Ordinance which                                                            Dr. Arjun Makhijani, author of the new         why the Bay is critical to their survival and
  would reduce the use of Polyethylene (PE) plastic bags in Palo Alto thereby                                                  book “Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free.”           identify and observe these visitors. Mini-
  reducing the number of them that are released to the natural environment                                                                                                    mum age is 10. Sat., March 22, 9 a.m.-2
                                                                                                                                                                              p.m. $35 Save The Bay members, $45
  and the number that are disposed of in Palo Alto’s landfill. The Ordinance                                                                                                   nonmembers. Palo Alto Baylands, Palo
  would prohibit Palo Alto Supermarkets and Large Pharmacies from making                                                                                                      Alto. Call 510-452-9261 ext. 119. www.
  PE bags available at checkout stands.                                                                     NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING                                        savesfbay.org/bayevents
                                                                                                                    of the Palo Alto
                                                                                                         Planning & Transportation Commission
                                                                                                                                                                                      Family and Kids
                Glenn Roberts, Director of Public Works                                                                                                                       All Saints’ Easter Service and Egg Hunt
                                                                                                                                                                              An Easter celebration for families featur-
                                                                                                                                                                              ing music with the All Saints’ Choir and an
  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, listening                                                                                                   Easter-egg hunt immediately following the
  assistive devices are available in the Council Chambers and Council             Please be advised the Planning and Transportation Commission shall                          service. Sun., March 23, 10:30 a.m. All
  Conference Room. Sign language interpreters will be provided upon               conduct a special meeting at 6:00 PM, Wednesday, April 2,                                   Saints’ Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley
  re uest with 72 hours advance notice.                                           2008 in the Civic Center, Council Chambers, 1st Floor, 250 Hamilton                         Street, Palo Alto.
                                                                                  Avenue, Palo Alto, California. Any interested persons may appear                            www.asaints.org
                                                                                                                                                                              Easter and Spring Story Time An Easter-
                                                                                  and be heard on these items.                                                                themed craft and stories about spring.
                                                                                                                                                                              Sun., March 23, 11:30 a.m. Free. Kepler’s
                                                                                  All correspondence relating to any of the agenda items below or non-                        Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park.
                                                                                  agenda items, which were not received by the 2:00 PM deadline for                           Call 650-324-4321.
                                                                                  inclusion into Commission packets on the Thursday preceding the                             www.keplers.com
                                                                                  meeting date, need to be received before 5:00 PM on the date of the                         Easter-Egg Hunt Bring Easter baskets
                                                                                                                                                                              and collect candy and goodie-filled eggs.
                                                                                  meeting for distribution to staff and Commission members.                                   Gerald the Magician will perform after the
                                                                                                                                                                              hunt. Take home a photo with the Easter
                                                                                  Interested persons may appear and be heard. Staff reports for                               bunny. Fire truck and police-car view-
                                                                                  agendi ed items are available via the City’s main website at www.                           ing. Breakfast foods and specialty cof-
                                                                                                                                                                              fee. Sat., March 22, 10-11:30 a.m. $5.
                                                                                  cityofpaloalto.org. under Agendas/Minutes/Reports and also at                               Holbrook-Palmer Park, 150 Watkins Ave.,
                                                                                  the Planning Division Front Desk, 5th Floor, City Hall, after 2:00 PM                       Menlo Park.
                                                                                  on the Thursday preceding the meeting date. Copies will be made
                                                                                  available at the Development Center should City Hall be closed on
                                                                                                                                                                                            On Stage
                                                                                                                                                                              “And Baby Makes Seven” Helen and Ruth,
                                                                                  the 9/80 Friday.                                                                            along with their friend Peter, are expecting
                                                                                                                                                                              their first child. The trio of adults currently
                                                                                  NEW BUSINESS:                                                                               lives with three imaginary children and
                                                                                                                                                                              make the decision to get rid of the pretend
                                                                                                                                                                              kids before the real baby arrives. When the
                                                                                  1. 2008-2013 Capital Improvement Project Review and                                         imaginary kids find out, though, they have
                                                                                     Discussion.                                                                              other ideas. Through April 6, 2-3:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                              $20. Dragon Theatre, 535 Alma St., Palo
                                                                                                                                                                              Alto. Call 415-433-1235.
                                                                                  2. 3000 Alexis Drive*: Re uest by Chris Wasney on behalf of
                                                                                     Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club for Site and Design review                                  Special Events
                                                                                     of a new spa and fitness facility, below grade parking, a tennis                          Menlo Park Egg Hunt Activities will in-
                                                                                     court, additional floor area for accessory uses including, offices,                        clude an egg hunt for ages 8 and under,
                                                                                                                                                                              a visit from the bunny, rides on the “Old
                                                                                     bar, ban uet, and storage areas, and other site improvements.                            Tom” fire truck, bounce houses and other
                                                                                     Environmental Review: A Mitigated Negative Declaration has                               springtime festivities. Sat., March 22, 10
                                                                                     been prepared. Zone District: Open Space (OS).                                           a.m.-noon. Free. Burgess Park, 701 Lau-
                                                                                                                                                                              rel St., Menlo Park. Call 650-330-2200.
                                                                                  3. Charleston-Arastradero Improvements Update: Interim                                                   Volunteers
                                                                                     Evaluation of Phase 1 Trial Improvements on Charleston Road                              Environmental Docents Training Shore-
                                                                                     and Recommendation on Phase 2 Trial Implementation on                                    line at Mountain View is launching a new
                                                                                                                                                                              Environmental Docent program. To get
                                                                                     Arastradero Road.                                                                        involved as a docent, please call to par-
                                                                                                                                                                              ticipate in training and a test walk on Sat.,
                                                                                           *Quasi-Judicial items subject to City Council Disclosure Policy                    March 30, 9-11 a.m. Free. Shoreline at
                                                                                                                                                                              Mountain View, 3070 N. Shoreline, Moun-
                                                                                                                                                                              tain View. Call 650-903-6073
                                                                                  APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Meeting of February 27, 2008
                                                                                                                                                                              www.ci.mountainview.ca.us/
                                                                                                                                                                              Late winter planting project at San
                                                                                  NEXT MEETING: Special and Regular meeting of April 9, 2008                                  Francisquito Creek Volunteers will re-
                                                                                                                                                                              store wetlands along the San Francis uito
                                                                                  Questions. If interested parties have any uestions regarding the                            Creek Shoreline. This project is in part-
                                                                                                                                                                              nership with the Palo Alto Nature Pre-
                                                                                  above applications, please contact the Planning Division at (650)                           serve. RSVP re uired. Sat., March 29, 9
                                                                                  329-2441. The files relating to these items are available for inspection                     a.m.-noon Free. Palo Alto Baylands, Palo
                                                                                  weekdays between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Audio tapes                               Alto. Call 510-452-9261 ext. 119
                                                                                  are available at 329-2440 and video tapes of meetings are available                         www.savesfbay.org/bayevents
                                                                                  with the City Clerk’s at 329-2571. This public meeting is televised live                    Volunteer guide opportunity Volunteer to
                                                                                  on Government Access Channel 26.                                                            introduce children to nature, an organic
                                                                                                                                                                              garden and farm animals. No experience
                                                                                                                                                                              needed. Training is provided. Opportuni-
                                                                                  ADA. The City of Palo Alto does not discriminate against individuals                        ties ongoing. Hidden Villa, 26870 Moody
                                                                                  with disabilities. To re uest accommodations to access City facilities,                     Road, Los Altos. Call 650-949-8655.
                                                                                  services or programs, to participate at public meetings, or to learn                        www.hiddenvilla.org
                                                                                  more about the City’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities                       Volunteer Rangers Shoreline at Mountain
                                                                                                                                                                              View seeks volunteer rangers to educate
                                                                                  Act of 1990 (ADA), please contact the City’s ADA Coordinator at                             the public and assist visitors at the 750-
                                                                                  650.329.2550 (voice) or by e-mailing ada@cityofpaloalto.org.                                acre wildlife/recreation area and nearby
                                                                                                                                                                              Stevens Creek Trail. Flexible scheduling
                                                                                                                         ***                                                  for gatehouse, bicycle and/or foot patrol
                                                                                                                                                                              positions. City of Mountain View, 3070 N.
                                                                                                                                                                              Shoreline, Mountain View. Call 650-903-
                                                                                                     Steve Emslie, Planning Director                                          6073.
                                                                                                                                                                              www.ci.mountainview.ca.us/
Page 16 • Friday, March 21, 2008 • Palo Alto Weekly
Sports
Shorts
   DIAMOND NOTES . . . The
Menlo-Atherton baseball team not
only went after a fourth-straight
victory on Thursday, but the
championship of the Cordova
Easter Tournament in Rancho
Cordova. After dropping its first
game of the tournament on Mon-
day to Pioneer-Woodland, the
Bears (10-5) blanked River City on
Tuesday, 11-0, then swept a dou-
bleheader on Wednesday with a
2-1 win over Rio Linda and a 6-5
victory over Valley Christian (Sac-
ramento) in eight innings. In the
triumph over Rio Linda, M-A se-
nior Matt Mosher pitched a com-
plete-game no-hitter with nine
strikeouts. Mosher also hit a solo
homer in the fourth. Sam Knapp
provided the game-winning hit
in the bottom of the sixth with a
single up the middle. That set up
a second game Wednesday that
saw Menlo-Atherton tie the game




                                                                                                                                                                                                              Kyle Terada/Stanford Athletics
in the bottom of the seventh and
win it in the eighth against Valley
Christian. Michael Masket hit an
inside-the-park home to send the
game to extra innings and Case
Monroe won it an inning later with
a single to score Tim Romley.
Mosher, Abi Arias and Lee Bader
had two hits. In the win over River
City on Monday, Mosher doubled               After earning three Pac-10 Player of the Year awards, being named to All-American teams four straight seasons and winning helping win 117
and tripled and drove in four runs           games, Stanford senior Candice Wiggins is closing out her remarkable basketball career — starting with NCAA tournament games this weekend.
. . . Sacred Heart Prep opened its
Private Schools Athletic League
baseball season with a 9-0 victory
over visiting Fremont Christian
on Wednesday. Senior Michael
                                                Wiggins’ final moment in the spotlight                                                     Tara VanDerveer said. “She’s used to scoring a lot. She likes
Olmstead and sophomore Kevin                     Stanford senior All-America plays the
Wilkins combined to pitch a no-
hitter, with Olmstead throwing the
                                                final home games of her remarkable                             2008                          to shoot and she likes to score. She thinks shot right away
                                                                                                                                                but doesn’t force shots. She has confidence and doesn’t get
                                                                                                                                                 upset whe she misses.”
                                                                                                                                                        when
                                                   basketball career this weekend
first four innings. Eric Davila and
Matt Brezinski each had three                                      by Rick Eymer
                                                                                                               NCAA                                  Wiggin
                                                                                                                                                     Wiggins became the all-time leading scorer in Pac-10
                                                                                                                                                   history this season with 2,478 points (and counting),
hits and three RBI to pace the
                                                                                                            BASKETBALL
                                             P
                                                    hotos of the greatest players in the history of Stan-                                           surpass
                                                                                                                                                    surpassing USC’s Lisa Leslie (2,414 points). On the
Gators (1-0, 3-5). The victory was                  ford women’s basketball grace the back page of the                                              way to that mark, Wiggins broke the Stanford career
an important one for SHP, which                     team’s media guide. There is Jennifer Azzi and                      Saturday                   mark of 2,215 points held by Starbird.
dropped a tough 8-7 nonleague                Sonja Henning. Val Whiting and Kristin Folkl. Nicole                                                    Her St
                                                                                                                                                          Stanford legacy long ago assured, the prestige of
loss to host Menlo a day earlier.                                                                                         St. Stanford,
                                                                                                             Cleveland St at Stanford
                                             Powell and Kate Starbird. All-Americans, every one of                                                becoming the most prolific scorer in conference history
The Gators took a 5-3 lead in the            them. And there is Candice Wiggins.                                  5:30 p.m., ESPN2               may be lost to her.
sixth on Christian Buono’s grand                These women represent the best of the best. All have                                             “I depend on my defensive ability,” Wiggins said. “You’re
slam, but Menlo rallied with five            brought something special and left something memorable in                                      in the flow of the game and you’re taking the shots that they
runs in the sixth, highlighted by            the program’s history. Azzi was the first to earn first-team All-                          give you and that I’ve practiced. I can’t always control how good
a two-run single by Jack Mos-                American status. Wiggins is the most recent and, perhaps, the best to ever         my shot is, or how on it is, but I can always control how hard I work, so
bacher. The Gators scored twice              wear the Stanford uniform.                                                      that’s my main emphasis.
in the seventh for an 8-7 game                  Azzi, who led the Cardinal to its first NCAA championship in 1990 and          “Records are great but without something substantial; something we can
and had the tying run at second              later helped Team USA win a gold medal in the 1996 Olympics, has seem accomplish together, individual records mean nothing,” Wiggins said. “Ev-
before Kenny Diekroeger came                 them all and believes Wiggins deserves special recognition.                     ery moment I’ve had, I cherish it. Nothing would mean more to me (than
on to close out the victory.                    “We were talking about that the other day,” Azzi told a TV commentator winning a national championship). I don’t know how many points I scored
                                             during the recent Pac-10 Tournament, where Wiggins led Stanford to the in high school, but what I do remember is winning two state championships.
                                             title and earned Most Outstanding Player honors. “There’s no question; Those are the best memories.”
          ON THE AIR                         hands down she’s the best to play at Stanford.”                                   Wiggins embodies the sense of purpose that is something bigger than the
                                                Azzi, of course, was speaking of Wiggins, who is writing her final chapter self. She checks ego at the door and steps into the framework of team work.
                 Friday                      for the Stanford history book, beginning with Saturday’s opening round of The purpose, it seems, is not just to score points, but to win, have fun and
    College baseball: Pacific at Stanford,
 7 p.m., KZSU (90.1 FM)                      the NCAA Tournament Spokane (West) Regional against Cleveland State in keep looking for the next opportunity.
               Saturday                      Maples Pavilion at 5:30 p.m. The second-seeded Cardinal (30-3) is favored         “It’s always nice to be recognized but I see the big picture,” Wiggins said.
    Men’s basketball: NCAA Tourna-
                                             to advance to Monday’s second round against either Texas-El Paso or West- “It’s awesome to succeed with these people.”
 ment: Stanford vs. Marquette-Kentucky       ern Kentucky. It will be Wiggins’ final time in the spotlight at home.            Wiggins’ freshman year, as extraordinary as it was, turned into something
 winner, 3:45 p.m. or 6:15 p.m.                 How far Wiggins will take her teammates in the tournament is yet un- special; something she could only imagine. Wiggins led Stanford with
    Women’s basketball: NCAA Tourna-         known. What is known is that Wiggins is perhaps one of the most special 24 points in a 63-57 victory over host Utah, setting the tone early in her
 ment: Cleveland St. at Stanford, 5:30       players ever to play the game. Her ability to shut out the world and give her remarkable career.
 p.m.; ESPN2; KZSU (90.1 FM)
                                             full attention to the basketball game — to be in the moment — makes her           “It was an amazing experience,” Wiggins said of that first season. “It was
    College baseball: Stanford at Pacific,
 6 p.m., KZSU (90.1 FM)
                                             unique.                                                                         so different than what I expected. The seniors were great; they made it easy
                Monday                          “What sets her apart is the intangibles,” Stanford assistant coach Kate to join in. It was a fun group.”
   Women’s basketball: NCAA Tourna-
                                             Paye said. “She’s a great player but what makes her so special is she’s a         Wiggins wanted to attend Stanford since watching VanDerveer, on televi-
 ment: Stanford vs. UTEP-W. Kentucky         better person and a tremendous teammate.”                                       sion, coach the U.S. team to the gold medal in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
 winner, 8 p.m., ESPN2; KZSU (90.1 FM)          Paye played on Stanford’s 1992 national championship team profession-          “I was thinking ‘Oh my gosh, I’m at Stanford, I’m playing for Tara.’ Of
                                             ally in the WNBA. She’s played and coached with, against, and seen up course, over the course of the year we talked and worked together, but still
   ABOUT THE COVER                           close and personal, the best to ever put on the uniform.                        I’m in awe of her.
                                                She sees something special in Wiggins, who was blessed with ability and        “Now I’m the senior and people look up to me like I looked up to the
 Stanford's Candice Wiggins of play her
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 final home games this weekend in the
                                             thrives on hard work.                                                           seniors when I was a freshman,” Wiggins said. “I love that role because it
 editiontourney. Photo by Kyle Terada.
 NCAA at www.PaloAltoOnline.com                 “She’s more than a great scorer, she’s a great player,” Stanford coach
                                                                                                                                                                                     (continued on page 19)
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                                                                                                                  HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD

                   Imagine...                                         Palo Alto
                                                                      Los Gatos
                                                                                     BASEBALL
                                                                                 SCVAL De Anza Division
                                                                                          101 000 0 — 2 4
                                                                                          140 000 x — 5 6
                                                                                                                3
                                                                                                                1
                                                                                                                      Menlo-Atherton 100 102 11 — 6 10 2
                                                                                                                         WP — McCabe.
                                                                                                                         HR — Masket (MA). 3B — Mosher (MA).
                                                                                                                      2B — Bader (MA). 2 hits — Mosher, Arias,
                                                                                                                                                                      2, Windsor 376; 3, Cardinal Newman 386;
                                                                                                                                                                      4, Santa Rosa 391; 5, Mitty 392; 6, Sacred
                                                                                                                                                                      Heart Prep 398; 7, R.L. Stevenson 401; 8,
                                                                                                                                                                      Ukiah 405; 9, Redwood 407; 10, Urban
                                                                                                                      Bader (MA).                                     410.
                                                                         WP — Corey. LP — Goodspeed.
                                                                                                                         Records: Menlo-Atherton 10-5                    Medalist: Ruonavaara (Windsor) 65
                                                                         2B — Politi (LG). 2 hits — Pederson (PA);
                                                                      Politi (LG). 3 RBI — Politi (LG).                                Nonleague                         SHP scorers: Jeff Knox 76, Dalan Refio-
                                                                         Other scores: Wilcox 14, Los Altos 1; Mil-   SH Prep           100 004 2 — 7 8        3      glu 77, Reid Nonnenberg 81, Ben Dearborn
                                                                      pitas 2, Cupertino 1                            Menlo             000 035 x — 8 5        2      81, John Ceremsak 83.
                                                                                                                         Davila, Olmstead (6) and Buono; Um-
                                                                             Private Schools Athletic League
                                                                                                                      phreys, K. Diekroeger (6) and Mudd. WP —                  BOYS LACROSSE
                                                                      Fre. Christian      000 000 0 — 0 0       2                                                              Peninsula Athletic League
                                                                                                                      Umphreys (2-0). LP — Olmstead (1-1).
                                                                      SH Prep             100 026 x — 9 15      1                                                     SH Prep                   0 3 — 3
                                                                                                                         HR — Buono (SHP). 2B — Davila (SHP).
                                                                         Bailly, Anderson (6), Pereira (6) and Ca-                                                    Serra                     5 4 — 9
                                                                                                                      2 hits — Davila, Olmstead, Brezinski (SHP);
                                                                      bas; Olmstead, Wilkins (5) and Buono. WP                                                          SHP — Hutton 2, Delong.
                                                                                                                      D. Diekroeger (M). 4 RBI — Buono (SHP). 3
                                                                      — Olmstead (2-2). LP — Bailly.                                                                    S — Bertoldi 2, Daly, Moore, Marshall,
                                                                                                                      RBI — Mosbacher (M).
                                                                         2B — Davila 2, Andrews, Brezinski (SHP).                                                     Butler, Spencer, Morgan, Garibaldi.
                                                                                                                         Records: Sacred Heart Prep 2-5; Menlo
                                                                      3 hits — Seigel, Davila, Brezinski (SHP). 2                                                       Records: Sacred Heart Prep 0-2 (2-2)
                                                                                                                      8-2
                                                                      hits — Andrews, Olmstead (SHP). 3 RBI —
                                                                      Davila, Brezinski (SHP). 2 RBI — Olmstead,                    BOYS GOLF                                         Nonleague
                                                                      Andrews (SHP).                                                                                  Menlo                     3 3 — 6
                                                                                                                                SCVAL De Anza Division
                                                                         Records: Sacred Heart Prep 1-0 (3-5)                                                         Redwood                   4 3 — 7
                                                                                                                             Palo Alto 207, Cupertino 231               M — Radlo 3, Boyce 2, Maruyam, Kihira.
                                                                          Rancho Cordova Easter Tournament                     At Palo Alto Muni (par 36)               R — unavailable.
                                                                                         Monday
                                                                      Pioneer-Woodland 130 104 0 – 9 13 3
                                                                                                                         PA — Eliot Snow 43, Hrishi Srinagesh 39,               GIRLS LACROSSE
                                                                                                                      Michael Yuan 42, Aaron Lee 42, Jon Cal-                 Peninsula Athletic League
                                                                      Menlo-Atherton       001 510 0 – 7 10 2         lahan 41.
                                                                         Otero, Coronado (5), Hanson (7) and Ipey;                                                    Castilleja                 3 2 — 5
                                                                      Knapp, Hornberger (4), Stanske (6), McCabe         C — unavailable.                             Burlingame                 9 8 — 17
   what we can build for you.                                         (6) and Keller. WP — Coronado. LP — Horn-
                                                                      berger (0-1).
                                                                                                                         Records: Palo Alto 6-0
                                                                                                                              Gunn 206, Fremont no score
                                                                                                                                                                         C — Geaghan-Breiner 2, Merenbach,
                                                                                                                                                                      Cohn, Dake.
                                                                         3B — Stosz (M). 2B — Ipey, Puckett,                                                             B — Posey 5, Pratt 4, Varma 3, Belding 2,
       For 20 years, the fine people at De Mattei                     Gonzalez (PW); Stosz, Masket, Bader (M).
                                                                                                                               At Palo Alto Muni (par 36)             Carlton 2, Zink.
                                                                      2 hits — Starzaci, Gonzalez, Puckett (PW);         G — Matt Williams 36, Matt Redfield 37,         Records: Castilleja 0-2
         Construction have been building and                          Stosz, Arias (M). 3 RBI — Ipey (PW). 2 RBI      Lexy Atmore 42, Michael Chun 45, Henry          SH Prep                    4 6 — 10
                                                                      — Arias (M).                                    Fan 46.                                         Menlo                    10 10 — 20
      remodeling dream homes. Families in your                           Records: Menlo-Atherton 7-5                     F — Scott Zhang 39, Josh Buckley 40,            SHP — Wilkinson 5, Lonergan 2, Covell,
                                                                                                                      Arielle Swan Smith 50, Cuchon Blanchad          Fries, Cox.
   neighborhood have trusted our professionalism,                     River City
                                                                                         Tuesday
                                                                                             000 00 — 0 2       2     59 (Fremont forfeits, due to having only four      M — Brown 5, Haynes 5, Daly 3, Willig 2,
                                                                                                                      players).                                       Shove 2, Miller, Ferguson, Crandall.
     attention to detail and devotion. With more                      Menlo-Atherton         300 8x —11 9
                                                                         Brewer, Chapan (4) and Jones; Stanske,
                                                                                                                2
                                                                                                                         Records: Gunn 3-3                               Records: Sacred Heart Prep 0-1 (0-5),
                                                                                                                                                                      Menlo 1-0 (4-0)
    than 1000 homes complete, our experience is                       Tomley (5) and Klein. WP — WP — Stanske.                    Wildcat Invitational
                                                                      LP — Brewer.                                                                                                     Wednesday
                                                                                                                                At Meadow Club, Fairfax               Castilleja                 8 5 — 13
         unmatched. How can we help you?                                 3B — Mosher (MA). 2B — Mosher (MA). 2
                                                                      hits — Mosher, Keller (MA). 4 RBI — Mosher         Team leaders — 1, Marin Catholic 361;        Harker                     0 2 — 2
                                                                      (MA). 2 RBI — Keller (MA).
                                                                         Records: Menlo-Atherton 8-5

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                                                                         HR — Mosher (MA).
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                                                                                   HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD                                                                                                  Wiggins
                                                                                                                                                                                                           (continued from page 17)
  C — Davis 4, Cohn 2, Buchanon 2, Me-                 free — Wheeler (Ca) 2:05.87; 200 IM —            her (MV) d. Ugarte, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 6-3; Shek-    Tuan-Lee, 6-2, 6-0; Scherba-Ca. Kelly (SHP)
renbach, Pender, Dake, Jasuja, Geaghen-                Wong (H) 2:14.04; 50 free — Khojasteh (H)        ar (MV) d. Klein, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.                  d. van Reis-Baze, 6-0, 6-2; Klein-Nakawaga       is a two-way street. I still look up to
Breiner.                                               25.33; 100 fly — Carlson (Ca) 1:03.68; 100          Doubles — Reddy-Meyer (G) d. Lee-Kula,         (SHP) d. Elson-Tsoi, 4-6, 6-2, 10-4.             people like (freshman) Kayla (Ped-
  H — Lin, Shim.                                       free — Khojasteh (H) 55.73; 500 free — Mar-      6-0, 4-6, 6-4; Ku-Chow (MV) d. Narayen-De-           Records: Pinewood 4-1, (4-7), Sacred          ersen). I’ve made a lot of friends,
  Records: Castilleja 1-1 (1-3)                        tinez (Ca) 6:03.32; 200 free relay — Harker      ggelman, 6-1, 7-6 (7-3); Marshall-Mangipudi       Heart Prep 5-0 (6-0)
                                                       1:48.42; 100 back — Carlson (Ca) 1:13.35l
                                                                                                                                                                                                           and I’m in a sorority now, which is a
               SOFTBALL                                                                                 (MV) d. Paddock-Chen, 6-3, 7-5.                                    Nonleague                       big part of my life. This is my most
                                                       100 breast — Wong (H) 1:08.456; 400 free
        SCVAL El Camino Division                                                                           Records: Gunn 5-1 (13-3)                                         Monday
Palo Alto        020 400 0 — 6 7       0
                                                       relay — Castilleja (E. von Kaeppler, N. von                                                                                                         special year, though I love them all
                                                       Kaeppler, Martinez, Wheeler) 4:14.03).                         PAL Bay Division                            Los Altos 5, at Pinewood 2
Cupertino        000 001 0 — 1 2       0                                                                                                                                                                   so dearly.”
                                                          Records: Castilleja 0-1                                At Menlo 6, Burlingame 1                    Singles — Liu (LA) d. Jayaker, 6-3, 6-2;
  WP — Jenks (4-2, 17 strikeouts). LP —                                                                                                                                                                       Wiggins is a member of the Delta
Mosher.                                                                   BOYS TENNIS                      Singles — Hoffman (M) d. Chaparro, 6-1,        Fritsch (LA) d. Napier, 6-2, 6-4; Jindal (P)
                                                                                                        6-3; Ball (M) d. Mendelson, 6-1, 6-2; Roston      d. Bergevin, 6-3, 7-5; Field (P) d. Tran, 6-4,   Sigma Theta sorority at Stanford.
  3 hits — Stafford (PA). 3 RBI — Marshall                       SCVAL De Anza Division
(PA).                                                                                                   (B) d. Glenn, 0-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5); Chase (M)      6-4.                                             Their motto is: “One Mission; One
                                                                  At Gunn 6, Los Altos 1                d. Naderi, 6-2, 6-2.                                 Doubles — Danoe-Beritz (LA) d. Alter-         Sisterhood” and their guiding prin-
  Records: Palo Alto 2-0 (4-2)
Santa Clara      100 101 2 — 5 8       1                  Singles — Herekar (G) d. J. Liu, 7-5, 6-4;       Doubles — Duggal-Carlisle (M) d.               Tuan, 6-1, 6-2; Nguyen-Tong (LA) d. Lee-van      ciple is: “Empowering Communities
Gunn             010 000 0 — 1 4       2               A. Liu (G) d. Fritsch, 6-1, 6-0; Ugarte (G) d.   Chaney-Cui, 6-2, 6-3; Sum-Rosenkranz (M)          Reis, 6-0, 6-0; Gibes-Wright, 6-0, 6-4.
                                                       Bergevin, 6-4, 6-4; Klein (G) d. Tran, 6-3,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           through committed service.”
  WP — Cole. LP — Rea.                                                                                  d. levy-Rogers, 6-1, 6-2; Hoag-Peltz (M) d.                        Wednesday
  HR — Maslak (SC); Rea (G). 3 hits —                  6-2.                                             Simon-Benson, 6-2, 5-7, 6-1.                                                                          The idea of focusing one’s energy
                                                                                                                                                                      At Menlo 6, Aptos 1                  on a goal outside of oneself seems to
Maslak (SC).                                              Doubles — Narayen-Bhadkamkar (G) d.              Records: Menlo 4-0 (6-3)
  Records: Gunn 0-2 (3-3)                              Duelet-Koehler, 6-1, 6-1; Smith-Swarup (LA)                                                           Singles — Ball (M) d. Kepler, 6-2, 6-0;       fit Wiggins as easily as all the honors
                                                                                                                           Tuesday                        Hoffman (M) d. Gallegos, 6-2, 6-1; Larsen (A)
          BOYS SWIMMING                                d. Meyer-Reddy, 6-4, 6-3; Kaubisch-Deg-                                                                                                             accorded her over the years, which
                                                       gelman (G) d. Rhodes-Oshikaji, 6-2, 6-3.                      Menlo 7, at Mills 0                  d. Glenn, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2; Chase (M) d. Jiles,
      West Catholic Athletic League                                                                        Singles — Hoffman (M) d. Debavov, 6-0,         6-2, 6-1.                                        include three Pac-10 Player of the
                                                          Records: Gunn 5-1 (13-2)
      At Bellarmine 142, SH Prep 36                                                                     6-1; Carlisle (M) d. Tsuganuma, 6-3, 6-1;            Doubles — Duggal-Carlisle (M) d. Maruy-       Year awards.
                                                                At Lynbrook 4, Palo Alto 3                                                                ama-Kesler, 6-0, 6-2; Sum-Rosenkranz (M)
   200 medley relay — Bellarmine 1:43.05;                                                               Peltz (M) d. Jian, 6-0, 6-2; Hoag (M) d. Ho,                                                          “There isn’t enough ink in your
200 free — Bedell (B) 1:50.33; 200 IM — J.                Singles — Muchynski (L) d. Wongban-           6-4, 6-1.                                         d. Moonie-Japinga, 6-1, 6-0; Peltz-Hoag (M)
                                                       chai, 6-0, 6-2; Wong (PA) d. Li, 6-2, 7-5;                                                         d. Kemp-Howerton, 6-1, 6-2.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           pens to write down all the good
Sonu (B) 2:02.22; 50 free — Wall (B) 22.23;                                                                Doubles — Rosenkranz-Barnett (M) d.
1-meter diving — Taylor (B) 224.50; 100 fly            Ichimura (L) d. Schwartz, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3;         Lord-Chow, 6-1, 6-3; Tight-S. Padval (M) d.          Records: Menlo 8-3
                                                                                                                                                                                                           things I can say about Candice,” said
— Yen (B) 54.54; 100 free — Wall (B) 49.15;            Plotkin (PA) d. Bang, 6-1, 6-0.                  Chau-Ryuh, 5-7, 6-2, 6-0; Menlo wins No.                                                           VanDerveer, whose Olympic team
                                                                                                                                                                           FRIDAY
500 free — Partin (B) 4:53.62; 200 free relay             Doubles — Pearson-Mitchell (PA) d.            3 by default.                                                                                      won all 60 games it played in 1996.
— Bellarmine 1:30.90; 100 back — Espiritu              Cappelo-Jonalagappa, 7-5, 6-0; Omori-                                                                               Baseball
                                                       Tunli, 6-4, 6-1; Takahashi-Ramasubramani,
                                                                                                           Records: Menlo 5-0 (7-3)
                                                                                                                                                             De Anza Division — Los Gatos at Palo
                                                                                                                                                                                                           “I’ve not only had great players at
(B) 58.54; 100 breast — J. Sonu (B) 1:02.62;
400 free relay — Bellarmine 3:24.15.                   4-6, 6-2, 6-4.                                         Private Schools Athletic League             Alto, 3:30 p.m.                                  Stanford, but great Olympians and I
   Records: Sacred Heart Prep 2-1 (3-1)                   Records: Palo Alto 6-1 (10-3)                          At SH Prep 6, Pinewood 1                                   Softball                       can’t say I’ve ever enjoyed coaching
         GIRLS SWIMMING                                                  Wednesday                         Singles — Hansen (SHP) d. Napier, 6-4,            Nonleague — Charlie Miguel Tourna-            anyone more than Candice. She’s a
                                                                                                        7-5; Westerfield (SHP) d. Jindal, 7-5, 6-4;       ment at Twin Creeks: Menlo-Atherton, Gunn,       special young lady and, as a coach,
       West Bay Athletic League                                 At Monta Vista 4, Gunn 3                Paginini (SHP) d. Field, 6-4, 6-3; Alter (P) d.   Palo Alto entered; Menlo at Pinewood, 3:30       you might get someone like this only
      At Harker 88, Castilleja 80                         Singles — Herekar (G) d. Winkler, 7-5,        Wheat, 6-2, 6-2.                                  p.m..
  200 medley relay — Harker 2:00.66; 200
                                                       6-3; Lui (G) d. Monanty, 6-2, 7-6 (7-1); Srid-      Doubles — Robinson-Co. Kelly (SHP) d.                                                           once in your career if you’re lucky."■




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       10 am Sunday School — Children’s Worship & Education                                                         Alpha Courses                                           and Worship Service 10:30 AM
       10-11:30 am Childcare                                                                                         650-948-3012
       10:15 am Holy Eucharist, Rite II, with hymns, choir, & organ                                              460 S. El Monte Ave., Los Altos
                                                                                                                www.losaltoslutheran.org

                                                                                                                                                                 First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto
                                                                                                                                                                                                   (PCUSA)
                                                                                                                                                                  Are you seeking a spiritual home, a place of welcome
                                                                                                            INSPIRATIONS                                          and acceptance? Are you wanting theological study
                                                                                                                                                                  where you are free to ask honest questions? Are you
                                                                                                         A RESOURCE FOR SPECIAL EVENTS                            looking for a community of faith where you can be em-
                         Stanford Memorial Church                                                           AND ONGOING RELIGIOUS                                 powered to work for justice, peace and the common good
                                         University Public Worship                                       SERVICES. TO INQUIRE ABOUT OR                            of all?
                                              All are welcome!                                            MAKE SPACE RESERVATIONS FOR                             Come check us out! Maybe you will find the connections
                                               Easter Sunday                                              INSPIRATIONS PLEASE CONTACT                             and commitments you believe Christ’s church should
                             Christian Ecumenical Service with Communion                                                                                          embrace and embody.
                                                                                                                 BLANCA YOC AT
                                         March 23, 10:00 am
                                                                                                                   326-8210 x221
                                        Sound the Tambourines!                                                                                                        8:30 A.M. - Worship in the Round (Chapel)
                                           The Rev. Scotty McLennan                                                 OR EMAIL
                                                                                                                                                                      8:30 A.M. - Contemplative Service (CL 1)
                                                    Dean for Religious Life                                   BYOC@PAWEEKLY.COM
          All are
                                                                                                                                                                      9:30 A.M. - 10:30 A.M. - Children’s Educa-
                                 Music featuring University Organist, Dr. Robert Huw Morgan,                                                                                                   tional Program
        welcome.              and the Memorial Church Choir, under the direction of Gregory Wait.
       Information:                                                                                                                                                                           Adult Education
                              Good Friday Christian Ecumenical Service March 21, Noon
      650-723-1762                              Stanford Memorial Church                                                                                              11:00 A.M. - Worship
                                               http://religiouslife.stanford.edu                                                                                  1140 Cowper Street 650-325-5659 www.fprespa.org



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                                                               MARCH 27-30, 2008
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         A Night of Stars Dinner - Spanish Bay                        $350               Chef Charlie Trotter - 5-Star Cooking                         $100
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