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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-
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)
City agrees to partner with
nonprofit for designs
by Karla Kane
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
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
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-
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
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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Jeanne Aufmuth, Dale Bentson, the design for the new structure that will replace the arson-destroyed
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to the place where you live? Susan Tavernetti, Robert Taylor, Craig Wentz, Walgreens building doesn’t live up to its architects’ description as a
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(continued from page
The four board members present
— Vice Chair Grace Lee was absent
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-
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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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System Associates Packard
Hewlett from page 3)
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
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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
MARCH 24, 2008 – 5:30 P.M.
1. Interview of Candidates to the Architectural Review Board
Council Chambers - 6:00 PM
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
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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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.
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
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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
Film festival aims to teach audiences about autism
by Rebecca Wallace tistic, can quote many a serious statis-
tic about autism. During an interview,
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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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:
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
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
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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
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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
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
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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
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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.
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June 29, showing 19th- and 20th-
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fast egg and griddle dishes, to salads,
sandwiches, burgers and shakes for • 90% ﬁnancing available
midday repasts. Relaxed atmosphere.
Tue.-Sun. 7 a.m.-7 p.m. (Reviewed July
Gyros Gyros, 498 University Ave., Palo
Some of your future neighbors
Alto (650) 327-0107
True to its name, Gyros Gyros offers at The Vineyard:
top-notch beef and lamb gyros. This is a Ken Rodriques, Architect. Kenneth
no-frills takeout place with a few tables
inside and another few outside. Sun.-Thu. High Tech Companies Rodriques & Partners. “I designed
the Vineyard and bought one for my
11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
(Reviewed Jan. 7, 2000) business.”
Gyros House, 212 Castro Street, Moun-
tain View (650) 940-9316
Small Mediterranean restaurant special-
izing in Turkish food. Offers favorites such
as falafel and gyros, as well as borek and Private Investors
others for the more adventurous. Sun.-
Thu. 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-11
p.m. Investment Firms
Hahn’s Hibachi, 460 Ramona St., Palo
Alto (650) 323-2555
Many of the supposedly Korean dishes
served here are really American fare.
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,
Hangen Szechuan Restaurant, 134 Cas-
Law Firms Moria and Jimmy Kang, Neocom
Marketing Co. “Great long-term
tro St., Mountain View (650) 964-8881
This simple restaurant features some of
the best Chinese food for the price in
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.
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
Broad menu of Chinese choices. Lunch
specials, light offerings (no fat or oil), and Engineers
boneless flounder filet dishes featured.
Lunch: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Din-
ner: Mon.-Sat. 4:30-9 p.m.; Sun. 4:30-9
Hattoriya, 799 San Antonio Rd, Palo Alto
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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Palo Alto Weekly • Friday, March 21, 2008 • Page 13
Movie reviews by Jeanne Aufmuth, Tyler Hanley and Susan Tavernetti
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
CENTURY 20 DOWNTOWN AQUARIUS
& 10:20 p.m.
PLAYING Redwood City (650) 369-3456 Palo Alto (650) 266-9260
★ Skip it ★★ Some redeeming qualities ★★★ A good bet ★★★★ Outstanding
Page 14 • Friday, March 21, 2008 • Palo Alto Weekly
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.
BROSNAN COOPER CLARKSON McADAMS Volunteer to Mediate
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
through song. SUSPENSEFUL mediators. This free program handles disputes involving tenant/landlord,
neighbor-to-neighbor, and consumer and workplace issues.
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
-Rex Reed, THE NEW YORK OBSERVER
build your communication skills
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give something back to your community
the moment when the precocious OFFICIAL SELECTION OFFICIAL SELECTION
little boy and his devoted mother TORONTO NEW YORK
FILM FESTIVAL FILM FESTIVAL The application deadline is April 18, 2008.
are under the same moon, in the
To learn more and to download an application*, visit
Rated: PG-13 for some mature
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and Spanish with English sub- or call (650) 856-4062
SCREENPLAY BY IRA SACHS & OREN MOVERMAN DIRECTED BY IRA SACHS
titles. 1 hour, 49 minutes.
* Applicants must live, work, or own property in Palo Alto or Stanford
— Susan Tavernetti
To view the trailer for “Under
the Same Moon (La Misma
CHECK THEATRE DIRECTORIES OR CALL FOR SHOWTIMES
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City of Palo Alto
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
“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
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
Page 16 • Friday, March 21, 2008 • Palo Alto Weekly
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.”
basketball career this weekend
first four innings. Eric Davila and
Matt Brezinski each had three by Rick Eymer
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
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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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
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Palo Alto Weekly • Friday, March 21, 2008 • Page 17
HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD
Imagine... Palo Alto
SCVAL De Anza Division
101 000 0 — 2 4
140 000 x — 5 6
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)
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.
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-
Records: Palo Alto 6-0
Gunn 206, Fremont no score
C — Geaghan-Breiner 2, Merenbach,
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).
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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
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Brewer, Chapan (4) and Jones; Stanske,
Records: Gunn 3-3 Records: Sacred Heart Prep 0-1 (0-5),
Menlo 1-0 (4-0)
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Records: Menlo-Atherton 8-5
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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
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
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Go “tee to green” on Pebble Beach Golf Links with a few of the Celebrity Chefs, Wine Makers and Master Sommeliers here for the weekend. This is a
rare opportunity to see these professionals out just having a good time. Can you drive further than Ming Tsai? Can you read a putt better than Thomas
Keller? There is only one real way to find the answer. Bring your “A-Game” and have fun! $1000.
Call (866) 907-FOOD (3663) or visit www.PebbleBeachFoodandWine.com
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