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                                  December 19, 2007                                                                 A monthly section for and by kids and families.
                                  A   LSO     INSIDE             H   O L I DAY    F   UN D     24 |CA         LE N DA R         26 |CL          AS S I F I E D S     32

                        D I SPATCHES
                       from the home front

        The holiday newsletter
        you’ll never receive

       T       here’s nothing as went into the new wing of
               sure to make one the house, which the con-
               feel inadequate and tractor has been working
       small than perusing the on for six years now. It’s
       annual bounty of                      gotten so that we
       holiday newslet-                      don’t know where
       ters that tell of                     we are if there’s not
       all the wondrous                      a jackhammer in
       accomplishments                       the background!
       of our beloved                        The little electri-
       correspondents                        cal fire was a bit
       and their fami-                       of a setback, but
       lies. Don’t they BARBARA we were promised
       know what would                       several months
       really make us feel                   ago that we should
       good? Something like the be able to use the kitchen
                                                                                                                                                                                   Photo by Ken Ferrone
       following:                   again any day now.
          Dear Friends and Fam-        In April our loyal dog,             Monica Ferrone with the electronics recycling haul collected from Los Trancos Woods neighbors.
       ily:                         Max, was tragically killed
          It’s been a long year, after a sagging hinge on
       but finally it’s almost the gate caused the latch                   Neighbors respond to teen recycler
       over, and all I can say to not hook and Max ran
       is we’re really looking after the neighbor’s cat and                Los Trancos Woods                           ■ AB O U T TH E AU T H O R
                                                                                                                                                               Palo Alto. The power of e-mail
       forward to 2008!             was run over by a Hum-                 response is                                                                         mobilized the neighborhood
          We started the year mer full of teenaged boys.                                                               Monica Ferrone, 16, is a resident       quickly for this needed service.
                                                                           ‘overwhelming’                              of Los Trancos Woods.                      This was a valuable one-day
       with the unexpected We miss him and also the
       treat of having Junior not dog we got to replace him,               By Monica Ferrone                                                                   opportunity, which our community
                                                                                                                                                               should have on an ongoing basis.

       return to Salinas State. King, who managed to                             or years, my family in Los Tran-    recycling event on Nov. 17, I invited
       In February, he finally get out the same gate, and                                                            my neighbors in Los Trancos                 For those interested in elec-
                                                                                 cos Woods has been storing
       admitted he had been was run over (repeatedly!)                                                               Woods and Vista Verde to drop off         tronic recycling, contact All Tech
                                                                                 electronics products instead
       expelled after failing all by a pack of bicycles. We                                                          their electronics at my house.            Recyclers in Sunnyvale at 408-
                                                                           of dumping them in the landfill. I
       but one of his classes the fixed the gate before we                                                             The response was overwhelm-             400-9077.
                                                                           thought my neighbors were prob-
       past two semesters. The bought Rex, but he some-                                                              ing. In a matter of days, we had            You can also find drop-off
                                                                           ably doing the same thing.
       dear boy did get through how got himself locked in                                                            collected two truck-loads of com-         locations by going to the Web site
                                                                             As a member of the Environ-
       “Introduction to Japanese the garage for a week and                                                           puters, screens, fax machines, etc.       of RecycleWorks, a program of
                                                                           mental Club at St. Francis High
       Film,” so maybe that is an couldn’t be revived.                                                                 One neighbor brought elec-              San Mateo County: www.recy-
                                                                           School in Mountain View, which
       area he will explore if he      We’re thinking of try-                                                        tronics from his coworkers in      A
                                                                           sponsored an electronic waste
       ever returns to school.      ing a cat.
          In the meantime, Junior      I’ve been keeping myself
       has been honing his skills diverted from some of the
       playing World of Warcraft other things happening in              Visions of sugar shacks dance in their heads
       online. We’re so proud of our lives by the pleasure I
                                                                        By Katie Blankenberg                        Sundquist and Stacy Anstead.                 this playhouse for such a worthy
       his progress there, where get out of my new grand-
                                                                                                                      To begin this project, they asked          purpose,” she says.
       he reached level 70 after daughter, Brie, who was
       only three months of daily born in March. While her
       play and is well on his way mother, Courtney, may
       to killing Illidian, which only be 14, and we’re not
                                                                        T      he annual St. Raymond School
                                                                               auction, held recently at the
                                                                               Menlo Circus Club in Ather-
                                                                        ton, was especially exciting this year
                                                                        as every child (and even some of the
                                                                                                                    Sugar Shack owners Beth Yancey and
                                                                                                                                   Suzie Tinsley if they
                                                                                                                                   would allow such a
                                                                                                                                   project to go forward.
                                                                                                                                                                   The mission for Stacey and Britt-
                                                                                                                                                                 Marie was to make the playhouse as
                                                                                                                                                                 authentic as possible. This compli-
                                                                                                                                                                 cated task was done with the help
       he tells me is as good as quite sure who the father
       you can get in the game!     is, Brie is such a lovely           adults) had their eyes on a very spe-                      To their delight, the         of many merchants and business
          Hubby has also been at child that her colic and               cial donation: a playhouse modeled                         owners were over-             owners in the community.
       home a lot, since he got tendency to stay awake                  after the Sugar Shack candy store in                       joyed about the                 St. Raymond dad Larry Kahle of
       caught up in the options all night can easily be                 downtown Menlo Park.                                       idea. Beth Donnelly-          Metropolis Architecture drew up the
       backdating scandal at work forgiven.                               This amazing and beautiful play-                         Yancey, St. Raymond           plans. The house was built by Stac-
       and was put on unpaid           There’s so much more,            house was filled with lots of candy,                       mom and co-owner              ey’s and Britt-Marie’s dad — George
       leave. He’s had lots of long but I’m afraid I’ve run             a cold soda storage refrigerator, a                        of the Sugar Shack,           Sundquist of Sundquist Associates
       talks with some nice-look- out of room, so until                 candy counter, and wall dispensers                         was thrilled that the         of Redwood City — and by Stacey’s
       ing men in suits recently, next year. ...                        filled with candy.                                         playhouse would               husband, David Anstead.
       but says he doesn’t think       Happy Holidays!       A            The play structure is huge: 6 feet                       benefit the children            Stacey and her mom, Marion
       he will have to spend time                                       by 9 feet at the base, and up to 11                        of St. Raymond                Sundquist, did all of the painting.
       in jail if we can figure out Barbara Wood is a free-             feet tall at its highest point.                            School.                       Marion Sundquist even painted a
       how to repay the $2 mil- lance writer, photographer                This dream playhouse was                                   “We were honored            yummy gumdrop tree on one of the
       lion he gained from the and gardener from Wood-                  brought to life by the brilliant                           that the Sundquist            exterior walls.
       stock sales.                 side. Her column runs the           minds of auction chairladies and                           and Anstead fam-
          Much of that money third week of the month.                   identical twin sisters Britt-Marie                         ily would donate                         See SUGAR SHACK, page 23
                                                                                                                                   their time to create
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                                       F A M I L Y   A L M A N A C

         Strikers team
                                                                     Strikers boys U10 team
    front row, from left:
Jack Gray, Paul Sapper,
    Nicholas O’Donnell,
                                                                     wins championship
      Kobe Carr and AJ                                                                       Report by Nick Athens
    Hamer; middle row,                                                                         parent of a player
    Andrew Daschbach,
    Jared Lucian, Philip                                               The Strikers Class 1 Boys         championship.
      Hausen, Christian                                              Under 10 premier soccer team          Coached by Kalwant Sandhu
  Raiser, Angelo Athens                                              recently won the fall 2007          and managed by Anne Carr,
and Mikel Hylkema; and                                               Abronzino League title with         the Strikers scored a total of 24
   back row (standing),                                              a 9-1 record. Competing in          goals over 10 games and gave up
 Coach Kalwant Sandhu,                                               a division that extends from        a league low of 7 goals.
        Tyler Volking and                                            Burlingame to Santa Cruz, the         After the championship, the
       Manager Ann Car.                                              team because the first Striker      team won third place in the
  Photo courtesy of Heike Kaiser                                     team to win a Class 1 Division 1    Super division at the Norcal Cup
                                                                                                         on Nov. 18 in Manteca, Cali-
                                                                                                         fornia. The Strikers competed
                                                                                                         against 56 other teams, with
                                                                                                         some 700 boys in the Under 10
                                                                                                         category, and lost a tough semi-
                                                                                                         final, double-overtime game 3-2
                                                                                                         in the last minute.
                                                                                                           The resilient Strikers came
                                                                                                         back, though, winning the third
                                                                                                         place game, 3-1, to finish the
                                                                                                           In the spring of 2008, the team
                                                                                                         will expand to 11 on the field.
                                                                                                         For more information, check the
                                                                                                         Striker Web site: www.mpstri-

                                                                                                         Finch is key player
                                                                                                         on USC soccer team
                                                                                                           Kelley Finch of Atherton is
                                                                                                         one of the key players on the
                                                                                                         USC women’s soccer team,
                                                                                                         which won the NCAA national
                                                                                                         championship Dec. 9 by defeat-
                                                                                                         ing Florida State 2-0 at College
                                                                                                         Station, Texas.
                                                                                                           Kelley, who played at Menlo
                                                                                                         School and on the Stanford
                                                                                                         Quake club team, is a junior at
                                                                                                         USC and plays midfielder.
                                                                                                           She played for 55 minutes in
                                                                                                         the championship game.

                                                                                                            ■ B I RTH S

                                                                                                           Menlo Park
                                                                                                           ■ Yvette and John Barg, a
                                                                                                           daughter, November 28, at
                                                                                                           Sequoia Hospital

                                       730                                                                        Anytime.
22 ■ The Almanac ■ December 19, 2007
                                      F A M I L Y           A L M A N A C
                                                                                                                            ALLIED ARTS GUILD
Wendy Connors’ daughters win Sugar Shack                                                                                                                             Open for
continued from page 21                                                                                                                                      ELEGANT SHOPPING
  Menlo Park merchants Gray’s
Paint & Wallpaper and Bay Area                                                                                                                                  LOVELY EVENTS
Floors and Designs donated the
paint and flooring that exactly
matched the candy store. Bel-                                                                                                                                   Mon - Sat, 10:00 – 5:00
mont Plywood & Door and                                                                                                                                       75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park
Golden Roofing of Redwood
City also donated goods and ser-                                                                                                                                      – at Cambridge –
vices. The Sugar Shack supplied
all of the wonderful goodies and
the concept for this playhouse.                                                                                                                   
  Now, the question was: Who
was going to be lucky enough
to take this playhouse home? As
the night of the auction arrived,
every child was hoping their
parents would bid on this play-
  Wendy Connors of Menlo
Park had told her three daugh-
ters — Emma, 7; and twins              Proud new owners of the Sugar Shack Playhouse, from left, are
Gretchen and Grace, both 6 (all        Gretchen Connors, 6; Emma Connors, 7; and Grace Conners, 6.
of whom attend St. Raymond             Gretchen and Grace are twins.
School) — not to be sad if they                                                                                             “We want to tell you again what a wonderful job you did on the de-
did not get the playhouse. She          believe what had happened.                 screaming and dancing. “I feel           sign of our new kitchen and bathroom. You were a constant source
thought there was no way they             Now it was time to tell the              very lucky,” says Emma.                  of knowledge, professionalism and inspiration throughout the proj-
would win the playhouse.                girls ... only it would have to wait         We are very lucky to live in such      ect. You made sure every part of the remodel was done perfectly
  However, when her $9,000              until morning since they had               a wonderful community. Thank             and answered every question no matter how insignificant. Remod-
offer turned out to be the top          already fallen asleep.                     you so much to everyone who has          eling is never easy on the homeowner, yet we could rely on you
bid, she jumped out of her chair          In the morning, when the girls           contributed to make the Sugar            every step of the way. Though this project was not your biggest and
and screamed. She could not             heard the news, they started               Shack Playhouse possible.   A
                                                                                                                            most expensive, you treated us royally. We had but one shot at our
                                                                                                                            dream kitchen and bathroom, and you made our dream come true…”
                                                                                                                                               Frank and Lynn Criscenti
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  A       bout this time of year we start receiving
          holiday cards in the “snail mail” from
          our family and friends. I have always
  wondered why this is such a tradition for most
  people and how it all got started. No one in my
                                                                              ally produced card and who
                                                                              just slammed together a clip-art
                                                                                 I know in our household the
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  family knew the answer, so I went to Google.                                production of the card always
    According to the Christmas Traditions Web                                 gets heavily discussed and it
  site from St. Charles, Missouri (www.stcharle-                              falls to the member who is the, Christmas cards as we know                                 most interested in carrying on
  them today began after the invention of the                                 the tradition, and willing to
  steam printing press in the 1840s. Also, as the                             take the time to produce the
  postal system got better, people liked the idea                             card.
  of sending cards through the mail.
    Children were encouraged by their teachers
                                                                                 Unfortunately due to the
                                                                              e-cards, mailing cards is a tra-           St. Bede's Episcopal Church
                                                                              dition in our house that will
  to send Christmas cards to their parents. By the
  1850s, considerable improvements in printing                                soon be gone. Our Christmas                2650 Sand Hill Road Menlo Park
  and engraving allowed the cards to be inexpen-                              card templates will be in the
  sively produced and in multiple colors.                                     bin right next to the Betamax              on Sunday
    Until 1875 Americans imported Christmas                                   player.                                     8 am Holy Eucharist, Rite I
  Cards from Europe, but in 1875 that changed                  However, I urge your family to keep mailing
                                                             Christmas cards and if you think you aren’t
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  when a German immigrant by the name of
  Louis Prang published the first line of U.S.               creative enough, here are some ideas: Send all              10 am Sunday School — Children’s Worship & Education
  Christmas cards. By the 1880s, millions of                 of your friends a CD, entitled Christmas Clas-              10-11:30 am Childcare
  people sent holiday cards.                                 sics, and have your family record their favorite            10:15 am Holy Eucharist, Rite II, with hymns, choir, & organ
    While an estimated 1.9 billion cards were mailed         carols on it. Or, if you are not the musical type,
  in the U.S. alone in 2005, according to the U.S. Postal    make a box of chocolates, and put a picture of
  Service, the tradition appears to be on the decline.       you above each chocolate, so whenever your
    The number of cards mailed to a typical U.S.             friends go to indulge, they see your smiling face
                                                             wishing them holiday cheer.
  household dropped from an estimated 29 in                                                                               A resource for special events and ongoing religious
  1987 to 20 in 2004. E-mail and telephones allow              If you still think mailing cards isn’t for you,                 services. To inquire about or make space
  for more frequent contact and are easier for               phone a friend to wish her or him happy holi-
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  generations raised without handwritten letters             days. That way when next Christmas rolls
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  — especially given the availability of Web sites
  offering free e-mail Christmas cards.                      well-done Christmas Party, and not one that
    Personally, I don’t want the tradition to die. I         says BYOE on the invitation — for Bring Your
  enjoy rummaging through our basket of holi-                Own Eggnog.       A

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                                                              This holiday season: Needs are up,
                                                              charities are stretched to meet them
   Woodside Village Church                                    By Marion Softky
                                                                                                         “Recent changes   s                                         leen Alexander.
                                                              Almanac Staff Writer
             Lessons and Carols                                                                         in our society    y                                          “As the number

                            ✰                                 H         ere in Silicon Valley, one
                                                                        of the richest — and most
                                                                        expensive — locations in
                                                              the country, Second Harvest Food
                                                              Bank is less than half way toward
                                                                                                        have created an
                                                                                                        opportunity gap
                                                                                                        of unprecedented
                                                                                                        size,” says Peter
                                                                                                        For tenbaugh,
                                                                                                                                                                     of uninsured
                                                                                                                                                                     kee growing,
                                                                                                                                                                     we’ stretched
                                                                                                                                                                       Tw agencies
                         Silent Night                         meeting the targets of its drive          executive direc-   -                                         the Almanac’s
                                                              to provide basic food for hungry          tor of the Boys    s                                         Holiday Fund
                                                                                                                                              THE ALMANAC
                       Joy to the World                       people in San Mateo and Santa             and Girls Clubs    s                                         is supporting
                                                              Clara counties.                           of the Peninsula.a.     Ten local charities receive 100      this year deal
                                                               The goal for the current food            His clubs are try- percent of th gifts t th Alma-
                                                                                                                                       t f the ift to the Al        with the source
                       The First Noel                         drive is to raise $5 million and 1.9      ing to help kids nac’s Holiday Fund plus matching           of much of the
                                                              million pounds of food by mid-            from crowded, contributions by foundations.                 crime and agony
                                                              January, says Lynn Crocker, direc-        crime-ridden                                                in these com-
                O Come All Ye Faithful                        tor of marketing and commu-               neighborhoods, where they often munities: drugs and alcohol. The
                                                              nications. So far, donations have         live in overcrowded homes, speak Service League of San Mateo
                                                              reached $2 million, and 800,000           another language, and mostly County works with prisoners
               Once in David's Royal City                     pounds of food have come in.              don’t finish high school.                  in the jails and their families. It
                                                               Every month, Second Harvest               Jennifer Luciano, development runs several residential programs
                                                              serves more than 160,000 people           director for Shelter Network, helping former inmates and other
             Hark! The Herald Angels Sing                     who don’t have enough food,               sees many working people in addicts to recover from addiction,
                                                              and the number is growing, Ms.            low-wage jobs who can’t make reconnect with their families, and
                                                              Crocker says. “This is a critical         ends meet in a high-cost area. rebuild their lives.
                                                              time for us.”                             And it’s worse with the mortgage Free at Last has developed a
           Come join the celebration of                        This is a critical time, also, for all   meltdown and foreclosures. “One recovery and rehabilitation pro-
                                                              10 charities supported this year          small emergency can literally put gram that has become a model.
        THE CHRISTMAS STORY                                   by the Almanac’s Holiday Fund.            people out on the street,” she says. The organization also works with
                                                              These nonprofit organizations             “These are our friends and neigh- former jail inmates — mostly
           with hymns, carols, choral &                       report rising needs to help adults,       bors. These are people we depend addicted — who are on probation
               instrumental music                             children, and families struggling         on every day; they are part of the or parole.
                                                              with poverty, sickness, disease,          fabric of our community.”                   Mike Nevin, executive director of
                                                              addictions and homelessness —              The six-year-old Ravenswood the Service League, wants to build
                Christmas Eve,                                the whole range of problems               Family Health Center is enthusi- more Hope Houses to rehabilitate
             December 24, 10 p.m.                             intensified by cultural and finan-        astically expanding programs to former jail inmates, and stop the
                                                              cial stress.                              bolster health in these low-income revolving door that leads them
                                                               “Our numbers are increasing,”            communities, where obesity, dia- back into crime and jail. “We are
         WOODSIDE VILLAGE CHURCH                              says Lesia Preston, acting director       betes, mental illness, and even bad turning around lives, and reducing
              3154 Woodside Rd, Woodside                      of Ecumenical Hunger Program,             teeth “go with the territory.” The recidivism,” he says.
                     650.851.1587                             which supports hundreds of poor           Belle Haven Clinic is now fully As Ms. Crocker of Second Har-
                                                              families, mostly east of Bayshore         licensed and operating full-time in vest Food Bank says, this is a criti-
                                                              Freeway, with a range of programs.        Menlo Park, and the center will be cal time for charities. They not
      This ad is sponsored by CHOIR MEMBERS                   “We’re seeing more single mothers         starting mental health and dental only want to fill needs and bright-
           Erika Crowley          Sandie Pugh                 with children; more grandmoth-            programs early next year.                  en lives at holiday season. They
     Coldwell Banker/Woodside Merrill Properties              ers raising children.”                     Still, money remains a problem need to fill their coffers for the rest
                                                               There are many reasons families          as the needs outstrip resources, of the year when donations drop,
                                                              need help.                                says Development Director Kath- but not the needs and expenses.             A

24 ■ The Almanac ■ December 19, 2007
                       H O L I D A Y                   F U N D

                                                                                             G iving to the                                                                                                       2007
   Holiday Fund donors
As of Dec. 13, 2007
                                                                                              H oliday Fund
                                                                                               Your gift helps children and others in need                                                                     THE ALMANAC

Anonymous (13 gifts) .... $4,350              0
Jerry Anderson & Betty Howell *
Cynthia Dusel-Bacon & Charles
                                                                                               C   ontributions to the Holiday Fund will go directly
                                                                                                   to the programs that benefit Peninsula residents.
                                                                                               Last year, Almanac readers contributed more than
                                                                                                                                                                      to the extent possible by generous community corpora-
                                                                                                                                                                                             b                    it
                                                                                                                                                                      tions, foundations and individuals, including the Rotary
                                                                                                                                                                      Club of Menlo Park, the David and Lucile Packard
Bacon ....................................*   *                       2007                     $110,000, and with available matching grants, over                     Foundation, and the William and Flora Hewlett Founda-
Art & Ruth Barker ...................*        *
Barbara Bessey & Kevin Gilmar-
                                                                                               $150,000 was raised for 10 agencies that feed the                      tion. No administrative costs will be deducted from the
tin ..........................................*                                                hungry, house the homeless and provide numerous                        gifts, which are tax-deductible as permitted by law.
Linda Beyce ...........................*      *                                                other services to those in need.                                          All donations to the Holiday Fund will be shared
Carmen Biland ........................*       *                    THE ALMANAC                   Contributions to the Holiday Fund will be matched                    equally among the 10 recipient agencies.
Elizabeth Blair ..................$250        0
James Brice ..................... $100        0                                                                       This year, the Almanac's Holiday Fund will support
Jerry & Shirley Carlson .....$200             0   John & Thelma Smith ..............*                                  these nonprofit organizations in the community
Ron & Carol Clazie ..................*        *   Marion Softky .........................*
Betty d’Arc ....................... $100          Paula Stewart .........................*   ■ Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula                                    ■ Second Harvest Food Bank
Felix De Martis....................$50                                                         Provides after-school and academic support and activities for            The largest collector and distributor of food on the Peninsula,
                                                  Particia & James Stocker ........*           3,200 young people, 6 to 18, at clubhouses in Menlo Park's               Second Harvest Food Bank distributed 30 million pounds of
Charmaine Eliason ..................*             Orlin & Onnolee Trapp .............*         Belle Haven neighborhood, East Palo Alto, and Redwood City               food last year. It gathers donations from individuals and busi-
James Esposto .................$250               Bruce & Ann Willard ................*        and offers programs at Flood and Belle Haven schools in                  nesses and distributes food to some 162,000 people each
Michael Fleice & Elizabeth Yasek                                                               Menlo Park, Hoover Community School in Redwood City, and                 month through more than 700 agencies and distribution sites
*                                                 In honor of                                  McNair School in East Palo Alto                                          in San Mateo and Santa Clara County.
Penny & Greg Gallo ...........$500                Janada & Tom Clark for Jack                ■ Ecumenical Hunger Program                                              ■ Service League of San Mateo County
Catherine Habiger & Richard Ruby                  Berghouse                                      Provides emergency food, clothing, household essentials, and           Provides services to inmates in county jails and programs to
*                                                 Anne & Stephen Galli for Wayne &               sometimes financial assistance to families in need, regardless         help them re-enter the community successfully after release.
Mary & Doug Heller ................*              Louise Daltin                                  of religious preference, including Thanksgiving and Christmas          The league aids inmates in communication with families
Sybille Katz ............................*                                                       baskets for more than 2,000 households.                                and provides a children's waiting room at the jails, a library,
                                                  Joan & Dan Gray for Service                                                                                           religious services, counseling, and Christmas gifts. In five
Dorothy Kennedy ....................*             League of San Mateo County                 ■ Free at Last
Eileen & Ed Kennedy .........$200                                                                                                                                       residential Hope Houses some 30 men and women released
                                                  volunteers                                   Provides recovery and rehabilitation programs for addicts in East        from jail receive six months of drug and alcohol treatment,
Clay & Nita Judd ............$1,000               George & Barbara Uhler for Mr. &             Palo Alto, Belle Haven, North Fair Oaks and southern Redwood             and training in life skills.
Esther Judd ...................$1,000                                                          City. Founded in 1993, it serves about 4,200 people each year,
                                                  Mrs. Christopher Uhler                       predominantly African Americans, Latinos, and Pacific Islanders.       ■ Shelter Network
Diana Laraway ..................$200              George & Barbara Uhler for Mr.               Services include: street outreach; a drop-in center for youth and        Provides short-term shelter and transitional housing services
Sheila & Don LeClaire .............*              Mrs. Curtis Renshaw                          adults; intensive outpatient treatment programs; prevention and          to more than 3,500 homeless people and children each year.
Richard Leitritz ................. $100                                                        intervention for youth; a DUI first offender program; residential        Offers programs for families and individuals to become self-
Mary Lemmon ........................*             In memory of                                 treatment programs for men and women; and transitional hous-             sufficient and return to permanent housing.
Carol & Hal Louchheim............*                                                             ing for men, women, and women with children.
                                                  Anonymous for Monte Beeson                                                                                          ■ Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coalition
Don Lowry..............................*          Erika Crowley for Jerry Crowley            ■ Ravenswood Family Health Center                                          Provides educational programs for youth and adults to help
Robert & Nancy Luft ......... $100                Carolyn & Colon Gulledge for                 Provides primary medical and preventive health care for all ages         teens make healthy choices that will result in lower rates of
The MacKenzie Family .............*               Esther Johnson                               at its clinics in Belle Haven and East Palo Alto. It also operates a     teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Its Teen
Donna & Martin Mackowski .....*                                                                mobile clinic at school sites. Of the 16,500 registered patients,        Talk program last year served 3,650 youth at 23 public school
                                                  Andrea Julian for Doris G. Julian            most are low income and uninsured from the ethnically diverse            sites in San Mateo County.
Marjorie & George Mader ........*                 Bill & Jean Lane for Melvin Bell             East Palo Alto, Belle Haven, and North Fair Oaks area.
Jean Maher ............................*          Lane                                                                                                                ■ Youth and Family Enrichment Services
Menlo Park Firefighters Associa-                                                             ■ St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room                                          Provides 22 programs to help people who struggle with sub-
                                                  Phyllis Blum Quilter for Frank N.
tion ..................................$500                                                    Serves hundreds of hot meals six days a week to people in                stance abuse, domestic violence, mental health, relationship
                                                  Blum & Joseph F. Quilter                     need who walk through the doors. Funded entirely by voluntary            and communications issues. Helps strengthen youth, families,
F. W. Merrill ...................... $100         Barbara Varenhorst for Vern Var-             contributions, St. Anthony's is the largest dining room for the          and individuals to overcome challenges through counseling,
Robert & Barbara Oliver ..........*               enhorst                                      needy between San Francisco and San Jose. It also offers                 education, and residential services.
Bob & Marion Oster ................*              Abigail Wilder for Robert Homans             emergency good and clothing assistance.
Bob & Marna Page ..................*              & Fessenden Wilder
Dorothy & Peter Polash ...........*
Gail & Susan Prickett ........$200                                                           Name of donor ______________________________________________Amount $ ______________
Lucy Reid-Krensky ............ $100               TOTALS: As of Dec. 13, a
Margo Ritter ...........................*                                                    Street address _______________________________________________________________________
                                                  total of 79 donors have given
Bill & Melba Rogoway ..............*              $66,750 to the Almanac’s                   City _____________________________________________State _______________ Zip ____________
Joan Rubin .............................*
Marc & Mary Ann Saunders .....*
                                                  Holiday Fund.
                                                                                             ❑ I wish to contribute anonymously.                        ❑ Don’t publish the amount of my contribution.
Barbara & Martin Seaney .. $100                   * The asterisk designates that the
Nancy & Greg Serrurier ..........*
                                                                                             I wish to designate my contribution as follows:
                                                  donor did not want to publish the
Barbara & Robert Simpsom$100                      amount of the gift.
                                                                                             ❑ In honor of: ❑ In memory of:                       ___________________________________________________

                                                                                             PLEASE MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: THE HOLIDAY FUND
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                                                                                             By Credit Card: ❏ Visa or ❏ MasterCard No. _______________________________________
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                                                             Online.                                   The organizations named below provide major matching grants to the Holiday Fund.

                                                         Anyplace.                                                                                         The William and Flora
                                                                                                                                                            Hewlett Foundation
                                                  Anytime.                                                                                                 The David and Lucile
                                                                                                                                                            Packard Foundation                      Rotary Club of Menlo Park
                                                                                             The Almanac will make every effort to publish donor names for donations received before Dec. 31, 2007, unless the donor checks the                                                                    anonymous box. All donations will be acknowledged by mail.

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On Stage                                           graphics and jewelry. Exhibit runs through
                                                   Dec. 24, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Free. Gallery
                                                   House, 320 California Ave., Palo Alto. Call
                                                                                                     Johnson and the Sound Wizards. Auditorium.
                                                                                                     7-9:30 p.m. $7 per person. PV Inc Little House,
                                                                                                     800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. Call 650-326-
                                                                                                                                                                                 Holiday Special: Sweets for the
                                                                                                                                                                                 Sweet. Decorate a cookie with sprinkles
                                                                                                                                                                                 and icing. Then munch on the creation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    wildlife out of hiding. Naturalist Annette
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Coleman will guide. Ages 8 and up. Space
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    is limited. Sat., Dec. 22, 10-11:30 a.m. Free.
TheatreWorks presents “Twelfth
                                                   650-326-1668.               2025.                                           while listening to some cookie stories. For        Baylands Nature Center, 2775 Embarca-
Night.” TheatreWorks rings in the holiday
                                                   Impressionist Oil Paintings by Jean                                                                                           all ages. Sponsored by the Friends of the          dero Rd., Palo Alto. Call 650-329-2506.
season with a new production of Shake-
speare’s “Twelfth Night.” This romantic com-
edy gets a song-filled re-imagining in the City
                                                   Groberg. Jean Groberg’s “Hooked on
                                                   Color.” Still life, figures and landscapes        Exhibits                                                                    Palo Alto Library. Wed., Dec. 26, 3:30-4:15
                                                                                                                                                                                 p.m. Free. Children’s Library, 1276 Harriet

by the Bay, circa 1969. Robert Kelley directs.
Wed., November 28 through Sun., December
                                                   achieved using multi-layered oil color tech-
                                                   nique. Exhibit runs through Feb. 2. Recep-
                                                                                                     Melanie Lacy Kusters: “Migration.”
                                                                                                     Lacy Kusters’ installation based on pillows
                                                                                                                                                                                 St., Palo Alto. Call 650-463-4962.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Preschool Storytime @ Portola Val-                 Et Alia
23, Tue.-Wed., 7:30 p.m., Thu.-Sat., 8 p.m.;       tion Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. No charge Little           and human hair highlights the dialogue                                      ley. “Preschool age children are learning to       Chopshticks: An Evening of Com-
Sun., 2 and 7 p.m. $20-56. TheatreWorks at         House, 500 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. Call          between personal history and domestic                                       sit for longer periods of time and may sit alone   edy and Chinese food. his year’s
Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road,        650 368-6776.                                     environment. Through Dec. 20, 9:30 a.m.-                                    with caregivers close by. Storytellers will help   program features comedians Lenny Mar-
Palo Alto.                    Palo Alto Art Center: Fall 2007                   4:30 p.m. Free. Serra House, 589 Capistra-                                  develop preschoolers’ attention spans and          cus, Brad Zimmerman and Mo Mandel.
                                                   Exhibitions. Art and architecture converge        no Way, Stanford. Call 650-725-0371. http://                                love of story by sharing longer books and using    Tue., Dec. 25, 7-10 p.m. $70 each or $700
“Keep the Yuletide Gay” tells the
                                                   as a broad theme connecting “A Model Build-                                                         fewer movement and song breaks.” Wednes-           for tables of 10. Ming’s Restaurant, 1700
story of five friends who gather for an annual
                                                   ing” and “From Dwellings Forward: Metalwork       Stanford Art Spaces. “A Blast of Color.”                                    days, 1:30-2 p.m. Portola Valley Library, 4575     Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto. Call 650-
Christmas dinner and gift exchange that goes
                                                   by Marilyn Da Silva.” Art Dialogues (free         Paintings by Annie Armstrong and by Jill                                    Alpine Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-0560.    852-3512.
horribly wrong. Warning: Adult language and
                                                   docent-led tours) every Sat., 2 p.m. Through      Jeannides and paintings and mixed media                                                                  Christmas Season at Little
situations. Through Dec. 30, 8-10 p.m. $10 -
25. Dragon Theatre, 535 Alma St., Palo Alto.       Dec. 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. 1-5 p.m.        by Robert Schimke on exhibit through Feb.                                   Sing-a-Long with Nancy Cassidy.                    House.”Music Box Collection” in Glass
Call 510-326-8197.                Sun. 7-9 p.m. Thu. Free. Palo Alto Art Center,    7. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. Free. Center                                  Award winning singer and songwriter Nan-           Gallery, provided by Maggie Dominguez.
                                                   1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto. Call 650-329-        for Integrated Systems Gallery, 420 Via                                     cy Cassidy will perform her original tunes         Free. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Varies - call 650-326-
“The Last Night of Ballyhoo.” “In
                                                   2366.                      Palou, Stanford. Call 650-725-3622. http://                                 including “Chicken Lips and Lizard Hips.”          2025. PV Inc Little House, 800 Middle Ave.,
December 1939, the Freitag family of Atlanta
                                                   Pastels and Acrylics by Linda Pat-                cis.stanford/~marigros                                                      All Ages. Sponsored by the Friends of the          Menlo Park. Call 650-326-2025. www.pen-
awaits the premiere of ‘Gone With the Wind’ and
                                                   terson. Featuring the California landscape        Toys from the Attic. MOAH presents an                                       Palo Alto Library. Wed., Dec. 19, 3:30-4:15
Ballyhoo, the social event of the year for young
                                                   paintings of artist Linda Patterson of Hayward.   eclectic collection of the toys from the past.                              p.m. Free. Children’s Library, 1276 Harriet        Computer Classes at Little House.
Jewish singles in this romantic comedy by
                                                   The show runs through Dec. 31. 10 a.m.-5          Through Feb. 24, Free. Museum of Ameri-                                     St., Palo Alto. Call 650-463-4962.                 All December instruction will be individual
Alfred Uhry.” Through Dec.22, 8 p.m. $22-32.
Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos.     p.m. Portola Art Gallery, 75 Arbor Road,          can Heritage, 351 Homer Ave., Palo Alto.                                                                                       sessions by appointment only. “Scanning
Call 650-941-0551.                 Menlo Park.             Call 650-321-1004.
                                                                                                     Woodside Community Museum
                                                                                                                                                                                 Health                                             Photo Memories”; “Survey of Google”; “Pho-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to Slide Scanning”; “Survey of iLife”; “Begin-

Art Galleries                                      Benefits                                          Open Sundays. Exhibit celebrates
                                                                                                     Woodside’s 50 years since incorporating as
                                                                                                                                                                                 CBHP Open House. Each week a doctor
                                                                                                                                                                                 from a different breast cancer specialty and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ning Mac”; “Survey of Mac OS”; “Quicken”;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Reunion 9 for Mac only”; “Scanning Photo
                                                   Holiday Jazz Benefit Concert. Support             a town. Bring old local photos to scan for                                  a therapist are available to address medical       Strip Negatives.” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $10 per
“Something Changed In My Eye.”
                                                   the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and        our collection. 1-4 p.m. Woodside Commu-                                    questions and concerns. Every Thursday             session. PV Inc Little House, 800 Middle
Features Karen Schreiber’s photographs
                                                   also hear some holiday music by The Peninsu-      nity Museum, Woodside Road at Whiskey                                       evening. 5:30-7 p.m. Free. Community               Ave., Menlo Park. Call 650-326-2025. www.
created over the past four years. The theme
                                                   la Jazz Society. Thu., Dec. 20, 8:30-11:30 p.m.   Hill, Woodside. Call 650-851-1294.                                          Breast Health Project, 390 Cambridge Ave.,
is an individual’s physical and emotional
                                                   $10 donation to LCPH. Pioneer Saloon, 2925                                                                                    Palo Alto.                            Clubs at Little House. The Stamp Club
interaction with the landscape. Through Dec.
22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Pacific Art League
of Palo Alto, 668 Ramona St., Palo Alto. Call
                                                   Woodside Road, Woodside. Call 650-851-
                                                   8487.        Kids & Families                                                             Little House/Avenidas Walkers.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Walks start on Thursdays at Little House.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Dec. 20 “Arastradero Open Space Pre-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and Book Club meet on the first Wednesday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of each month; Silverstrand Singers first
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thursday; MUCHO (Mac Users Club) first
650-321-3891.                                                               Cookies and Coloring. Cookies, crafts
Gallery House Holiday Show and
Sale. Featuring works in eight media
                                                   Dance                                             and holiday pictures for coloring. Sun., Dec.
                                                                                                     23, 11:30 a.m. Free. Kepler’s Books, 1010
                                                                                                                                                                                 serve.” Dec. 27 “Shoreline Park and Envi-
                                                                                                                                                                                 rons.” 9-11 a.m. Free. PV Inc Little House,
                                                                                                                                                                                 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. Call 650-326-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Friday; Bowling Club every Monday; Drama
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Group every Friday. Call 650-326-2025 for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    times and dues. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. PV Inc Little
including painting, mixed media, assem-            Thursday Night Dance. Dance every                 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Call 650-324-
                                                   Thursday night to the live music of Mike          4321.                                                       2025.                  House, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. Call
blage, photography, sculpture, ceramics,

              We’ve Changed The Way Toyotas Are Sold At TOYOTA 101                                                                                                               Live Music                                         Portola Valley Nonfiction Book
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Group. Discussion of “Krakatoa: The Day
                                                                                                                                                                                 Brian Culbertson’s “A Soulful Christ-              the World Exploded” by Simon Winchester.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thu., Dec. 20, 1-2:30 p.m. Portola Valley
        You’ll Be Green With Energy                                 Get
                                                                                                                                                                                 mas.” Holiday tunes from Culbertson’s
                                                                                                                                                                                 holiday album. Sat., Dec. 22, 8 p.m. Tickets:      Library, 4575 Alpine Road, Portola Valley.
                                                                                                                                                                                 $60/45/35/30. Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway,          Call 650-851-0560.

            Prius Hybrid,                                            Yours                                                                                                       Redwood City.              Movies at Little House. The December
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday movies will be: Dec. 19 “Amahl

           Camry Hybrid &                                                 .
                                                                      at...                                                                                                      Outdoors                                           and the Night Visitors”; Dec. 26 “Up in Cen-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    tral Park.” 1-3 p.m. $1 members, $2 non-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    members. PV Inc Little House, 800 Middle
          Highlander Hybrid                                         ’08 Camry
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                                                                                                                                                                                 High Tide Walk at the Baylands.
                                                                                                                                                                                 The wetlands are covered with water at the
                                                                                                                                                                                 extreme high tides and that forces some
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ave., Menlo Park. Call 650-326-2025. www.

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                                                                                                                                                                                        Midnight champagne toast.          Ribeye Steak Chimichurri
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                         A R T S C E N E

Local jazz musicians jam
at the Pioneer in Woodside
By Megan Rawlins
Special to the Almanac                 The collective also works as a
                                     network for the musicians, pro-

T       here’s a new music col-
        lective playing jazz on
        the local scene, and the
players are sponsoring a holiday
                                     viding a forum to meet collabo-
                                     rators, organize gigs and work-
                                     shop new pieces. The group’s
                                     Web site reads like a Craigslist
                                                                              Dr. Kathleen Tavarez has been named an
                                                                              Invisalign Elite Premier Provider, recognizing
                                                                                                                                800 Menlo Avenue, #101
                                                                                                                                 Menlo Park, CA 94025
concert to benefit the Lucile        or bulletin board for local jazz         select doctors who have achieved an extraordi-
Packard Children’s Hospital          aficionados and players.                 nary level of experience and who represent
at Stanford on Thursday, Dec.
20, at the Pioneer Saloon in
                                       The Dec. 20 event at the
                                     Pioneer Saloon, from 8:30 to
                                                                              the top 1% of North American practitioners.
Woodside.                            11 p.m., will raise funds for
  Menlo Park resident Jon Sha-       children’s hospital’s “Breaking
lowitz started the Peninsula Jazz    New Ground” fundraising cam-
Society last August to “promote      paign.
local jazz musicians ... and           According to the hospital
music in the community,” he          Web site, the campaign will
explains.                            raise money for a major expan-
  “I was hoping to form a more       sion that will provide 104 new
supportive environment for new-      beds, new training programs,
comers to play jazz in a live        and increased research for new
environment, to feel comfortable     treatments, as well as providing
to get up on stage and play with     funds to support services not
their peers,” says Mr. Shalowitz,    covered by insurance.
who plays alto saxophone. “The         Mr. Shalowitz and Peninsula
vision behind the Peninsula          Jazz Society members chose the
Jazz Society was to form a local     hospital as the concert’s benefi-
community of pro and non-pro         ciary because of its focus on the
players — we’re open to folks at     local community, he says.
all levels of playing.”                “It is our hope that not only
  The collective now has almost      will we raise a little money
60 musicians who have been get-      for the hospital’s current fund
ting together to jam every other     drive, but that we can also raise
week for the last five months.       awareness in the community for
Throughout the summer, 10 to         the important fundraising effort
12 musicians would show up at        that is being done now right in
the Flea Street Cafe in Menlo        our backyard to promote the
Park for Sunday night sessions.      health and well-being of the
  Currently, players show up         children in our community.”
every other Thursday night to          The benefit performance will
jam at the Pioneer Saloon. And       include jazz arrangements of
beginning in January, group          holiday tunes.    A

members will be performing
the first and third Sunday of the
month at Domenico Wines in           ■ JAZZ AT THE PIONEER
San Carlos.
                                     Members of the Peninsula Jazz Society
  Mr. Shalowitz says the ensem-      will perform at the Pioneer Saloon at
bles “tend to draw a very diverse    2925 Woodside Road in Woodside
crowd — many folks from              from 8:30 to 11 p.m. Thursday, Dec.
the local community, venture         20. Admission is $10 at the door; all
capitalists in suits and ties just   proceeds go to the hospital. For more
getting off work, couples out        information about the event or other
on a date, young jazz musicians      jam sessions, go to www.peninsulajazz-
looking to come and jam.”  

                            TOWN OF
                         PORTOLA VALLEY
                      In recognition of the
                       Holiday Season, the
                    Portola Valley Town Hall
                          will be closed
                  Monday, December 24, 2007
                through Tuesday, January 1, 2008

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  Visit Our New Online Store!                                                                                                         “When you
  Show your support for open space
  lands by going hiking, biking, or
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  for on or off the trails.
  Log on to:
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  Featured Products Include:
  • Bags    • Blankets • Outerwear
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  • Hats    • Shirts         • Gift Certificates
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                                               All online store proceeds
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                                               space lands and protecting
                                               the natural environment.

           Visit often for new items and store specials.

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   Phone: (650) 691-1200 • Web site:
                                                                                                                                            Redwood City


                                                                                                           St. Bede’s Episcopal Church
           Christ Episcopal Church                                                                           2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, 854.6555
                     Nurturing Minds and Hearts                                                            
                                        Come grow with us
                                                                                                                Celebrate the Season of
                       Christmas Eve Services                                                                     Promise Fulfilled!
                     Christmas Pageant                      5:00 pm
                     Holy Eucharist                         9:00 pm                                         Sunday, December 16th - 3 Advent
                                                                                                                7:00 p.m. Lessons & Carols with
                 Please call (650) 948-2151 or visit for details                                           Festive Reception
                    1040 Border Rd, Los Altos (650) 948-2151                                             Monday , December 24th - Christmas Eve

                                                                                                         4:00 p.m. Christmas Pageant and Holy Eucharist
                                            HOLY TRINITY                                                        10:00 p.m. Festal Choral Eucharist
                                       EPISCOPAL CHURCH

                                           IN MENLO PARK                                                 Tuesday, December 25th - Christmas Day
                                                                                                           9:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Carols, Rite I
     4:00 pm
                           Christmas Eve
                  Children’s Christmas Story
     6:00 pm      Christmas Service with Choral Eucharist
     9:30 pm      Christmas Carol Sing
     10:00 pm     Christmas Service with Choral Eucharist

      No Childcare on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day
                                                                                 A resource for
                          Christmas Day                                        special events and
     10:00 am Christmas Day Eucharist
                                                                                ongoing religious
                   Sunday, December 30                                              services.
     Regular Service Times
                                                                                      For more
     8:30 am & 10:30 am
                                                                               information call Blanca
         330 Ravenswood Ave., Menlo Park 326-2083                              Yoc at 236-8210 x221 or
       (between El Camino Real and Middlefield Road)

28 ■ The Almanac ■ December 19, 2007
                               Christmas                                                                Come & Celebrate Christmas Eve at
                                                                                                             Christ Episcopal Church

                                                                                                           815 Portola Road · Portola Valley, CA 94028
                                                                                                                     Kinder Service 3:00 p.m.
                                                                                                          Features Christmas carols, children’s sermon
                                                                                                                (for Children 6 years and under)
                                                                                                                         Christmas Eve
                                                                                                                   Choral Eucharist 5:00 p.m.
                                                                                                        A joyous traditional service featuring adult choir.
 BETHANY LUTHERAN CHURCH                                                                                                 Christmas Day
                                                                                                                     Holy Eucharist 10 a.m.
                                       We yearn for the
                                       innocence, peace,
                                       and purity found
                                       at Christmas.
                                       Join us on...

                                                                                           CHRISTMAS WORSHIP SERVICES
                     CHRISTMAS EVE                                         Plum Pudding Party & caroling by the campfire with a visit from Santa
5:30 P.M. Families Christmas Service: All children are                                    Sunday, December 16, 6:30 p.m.
encouraged to participate in the retelling of the Christmas story.
                                                                                                Family Worship service
8:00 P.M. Christmas Cantata “Jesus, Lamb of God” is                                          Sunday, December 23, 9:30 a.m.
performed by professional vocalists and musicians.                                         Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
                                                                                             Monday, December 24, 10 p.m.
11:00 P.M. Candlelight Service: Familiar Christmas carols and
                                                                                          We worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.
the glow of candles make this a special late night service.

                                                                                            Woodside Village Church
                                                                     3154 Woodside Road, Woodside, CA     (650) 851-1587
                         1095 Cloud Ave., Menlo Park

                                                                                     unday, December 23

                                                                                    Monday                                               Presbyterian
                                                                                       *                                                   Church
                                                                                                                                           945 Portola Road
                                                                                Child care available for ages 3
We invite you to join us in celebrating Christmas                               months through 4 years old.
                                                                                                                                           Portola Valley, CA
through glorious music and a message of joy, hope and                                                                         
                                                                                                                                        Christmas Eve Services:
faith. Come and experience the true gift of Christmas                                                                               5:00 pm - Family Service
                                                                                                                                    10:00 pm - Candlelight Service
with family and friends. Featuring the MPPC Chancel                                                                                           - Lesson & Carols
Choir and Festival Orchestra.                                                                                                          Join us for our Jubilee year

                     A resource for special events and ongoing religious services. For more information please call
                                 Blanca Yoc at 650-326-8210 ext. 221 or email

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                                                                                            ORDINANCE NO.8
                                                                                          BOARD OF DIRECTORS
                                                                                OF THE WOODSIDE FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
                                                                                COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA

       WHEREAS, Health and Safety Code sec-            provisions of same shall be controlling within       projects jurisdictional boundary. Verification      of this code is deleted in its entirety and is     with the investigation of any actual or alleged
  tion 13869 provides that the Woodside Fire           the Woodside Fire Protection District.               must be attained by the Municipality’s Building     replaced by the following sections;                violation of this Code or in connection with the
  Protection District Board of Directors (“Board”)                                                          Official.                                                                                              investigation of any incident as authorized by
  has the authority to adopt a fire prevention             SECTION 3. DEFINITIONS.                                                                                   3301.1 All non-professional fireworks         this Code.”
  code by reference pursuant to applicable                                                                     SECTION 6. GENERAL FIRE SAFETY                   listed by the California State Fire Marshal as
  governmental code provisions; and                         A.       Wherever the word “jurisdiction”       PRECAUTIONS.                                        “Safe and Sane” are prohibited within the              SECTION 15: FEES
                                                       is used in the International/California                                                                  jurisdictional boundaries of the Woodside Fire
       WHEREAS, Chapter 33 of the International             Fire Code & Fire Code Standards, it shall           Section 307 Amended Section 307 of this         Protection District.                                    The Board of Directors may, by resolution,
  Fire Code pertains to fireworks and this Board       mean the Woodside Fire Protection District,          code is deleted in its entirety and is replaced                                                        establish a schedule of fees to be charged
  finds that the Woodside Fire Protection District     except that wherever in the Code, “jurisdic-         by the following section:                                3301.2 All professional pyrotechnical         and collected for checking plans and speci-
  enacted Ordinance No. 3 in 1986, prohibit-           tion” is used in a context which implies the                                                             devices used for public display, or special        fications, inspection services performed, and
  ing the use and sale of fireworks within the         ability to exercise governmental powers which             Section 307 General: Open burning is           effects, shall be in accordance with the appli-    for the issuance of permits. Such schedule
  entire territory of the Woodside Fire Protection     the District does not have but which powers          prohibited within the jurisdictional boundaries     cable provisions of the State of California        when adopted shall be incorporated by refer-
  District; and                                        are exercised within District’s territorial bound-   of the Woodside Fire Protection District. Open      Code of Regulations, Title 19 and the appli-       ence as a part of this code as fully as if set
                                                       aries by another public agency, then in that         burning does not include approved exterior          cable section of the California Amended Fire       forth at length herein. Two copies of such
       WHEREAS, Chapter 33 of the International        context “jurisdiction” shall mean the particular     fireplaces or barbeques that are used in a          Code. Permits for public display and/or spe-       resolution shall be kept on file in the office of
  Fire Code pertains to storage of explosives          public agency authorized to and exercising           safe manner, and used for cooking or warm-          cial effects shall be obtained by the Fire         the Fire Chief of the Woodside Fire Protection
  and ballasting agents where the storage and          that governmental power.                             ing purposes only. The Fire Marshal prohibits       Marshal.                                           District and shall be available for public
  use is permitted, and this Board finds that it                                                            burning of trash or vegetation, except for fuel                                                        inspection.
  is in the best interest of the District to specify        B.       Whenever the words “Fire Code          reduction purposes and dedicated campfires             SECTION 11. APPENDIX B SECTION
  and restrict where such storage and use be           Official” are used they shall be held to mean        in County Parks by special permit only.             B105 FIRE-FLOW REQUIREMENTS FOR                        SECTION 16. VIOLATIONS.
  permitted in the District.                           “Fire Marshal.”                                                                                          BUILDINGS.
                                                            C.       Wherever the words “Fire Code”             Section 304.1.2 Amended          Section                                                                         A.           Any person who
       WHEREAS, Section 108.1 of Chapter 1             are used it shall mean International/California      304.1.2A shall be and is hereby added to said           Section B105.1 Amended ONE AND TWO             shall violate any of the provision of the
  of the International Fire Code pertains to the       Fire Code & Fire Code Standards.                     code to read as follows:                            FAMILY DWELLINGS                                   International Fire Code hereby adopted or
  Board of Appeals and this Board hereby                                                                                                                            This section is modified by means of           fails to comply therewith, or who shall violate
  determines that the Board of Directors act as           SECTION 4.      ESTABLISHMENT                          Section 304.1.2.A Perimeter Property Line      Section B103                                       or fail to comply with an order made there
  a Board of Appeals; and                              OF BUREAU OF FIRE PREVENTION AND                     Clearance                                                                                              under, or who shall build in violation of any
                                                       DUTIES OF MEMBERS THEREOF.                                Persons owning, controlling, or leasing             SECTION B105.1 of Appendix B of the           detailed statement or specifications or plans
       WHEREAS, Chapter 38 of the International                                                             structures and or property are required to          International Fire Code pertaining to fire-flow    submitted and approved there under, or any
  Fire Code does not specify where the storage,                    A.           The Fire Code shall         remove, a minimum of 30 feet from the perim-        requirements for buildings to be deleted and       certificate or permit issued there under, and
  use, handling, or dispensing of liquid petro-        be enforced by the Bureau of Fire Prevention         eter of the property line, hazardous vegetation     the same to be amended by substituting the         from which no appeal has been taken, or
  leum gas is permitted, and this Board finds          in the Woodside Fire Protection District which       specifically, flashy fuels consisting of weeds      following:                                         who shall fail to comply with such an order
  that it is in the best interest of the District to   is hereby established and which shall be             and dry annual grasses, as well as dead                                                                as affirmed or modified by the District Board
  specify where such uses should be permitted          operated under the supervision of the Chief of       vegetative material and litter that is capable         SECTION B105.1       FIRE             FLOW      or by a court of competent jurisdiction, within
  in the District; and                                 the Department.                                      of being easily ignited and endangering prop-       REQUIREMENTS FOR BUILDINGS                         the time fixed therein, shall severally for each
                                                                                                            erty as determined by the Fire Marshal.                                                                and every such violation and non-compliance
       WHEREAS, Table B105 of Appendix B of                        B.          The Chief of the Fire                                                                  B105.1 One- and Two-Family Dwellings.        respectively, be guilty of a misdemeanor,
  the International Fire Code provides specified       Department shall appoint an officer of the Fire          SECTION 7.     CHAPTER     34                           The minimum fire flow shall be 1000        punishable by a fine of not more than $500.00,
  fire flow requirements for buildings and this        Department as Chief of the Bureau of Fire            ESTABLISHMENT OF LIMITS WITHIN                      gallons per minute. A water supply for fire        or by imprisonment for not more than six (6)
  Board finds that said requirements are not           Prevention. The title shall be Fire Marshal.         DISTRICTS IN WHICH STORAGE OF                       protection shall mean a fire hydrant within 500    months, or by both such fine and imprison-
  practical due to the lack of existing municipal      The appointment shall continue during good           FLAMMABLE OR COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS                    feet from the building, capable of the required    ment. The imposition of one penalty for any
  water systems and the rural nature of the fire       behavior and satisfactory service, and they          IN OUTSIDE ABOVE GROUND TANKS ARE                   fire flow. The fire flow may be reduced by 50%     violation shall not excuse the violation or
  district; and                                        shall not be removed from office except              PROHIBITED.                                         if the building is provided with an approved       permit it to continue; and all such persons
                                                       for cause in accordance with the rules and                                                               automatic sprinkler system.                        shall be required to correct or remedy such
       WHEREAS, Section B103.1 and Section             regulations of the Woodside Fire Protection               The limits referred to in Section 3404.2                                                          violation or defects within a reasonable time;
  B103.3 of Appendix B of the International            District.                                            and 3404.4.2.4 and Table 3404.4.2 of the                 Where a public or private water com-          and when not otherwise specified, each day
  Fire Code allows for the reduction of fire-flow                                                           International Fire Code in which storage of         pany is not within 1000 feet of the required       that any such prohibited conditions are main-
  requirements or authorizes the fire code offi-                   C.          The Fire Marshal             flammable or combustible liquids in outside         fire hydrant location, or the water company        tained, shall constitute a separate offense.
  cial to utilize NFPA 1142 or the International       may appoint such members of the fire depart-         above ground tanks is prohibited in areas           can not provide 1000 gallons per minute,
  Wildland-Urban Interface Code to set require-        ment as inspectors as shall from time to time        which are heavily populated or congested            NFPA 1142 Standard on Water Supplies for                       B.           The application of
  ments; and                                           be necessary.                                        commercial areas within the territory of the        Suburban and Rural Fire Fighting 2007 Edition      the above penalty shall not be held to prevent
                                                                                                            Woodside Fire Protection District.                  will be adhered to for fire flow requirements.     the enforced removal of prohibited condi-
       WHEREAS,              Chapter 1 of the                        D.           A report of the                                                                                                                  tions.
  International Fire Code does not specifical-         Bureau of Fire Prevention shall be made annu-           SECTION 8.        CHAPTER  38                        EXCEPTION: The fire flow may be
  ly authorize audio visual or other recording         ally and transmitted to the Board of Directors.      ESTABLISHMENT OF LIMITS IN WHICH                    reduced by 50% if the building is provided             SECTION 17. VALIDITY
  including photographs to assist with investiga-      It shall contain such statistics as the Chief of     STORAGE OF LIQUIFIED PETROLEUM                      with an automatic sprinkler system.
  tions of alleged violations of this Code or fire     the Department may wish to include therein.          GASES IS TO BE RESTRICTED.                                                                                  The Woodside Fire Protection District
  incidents and this Board finds that use of said      The Chief of the Fire Department shall recom-                                                                SECTION 13. PROVISIONS OF THE                  Board of Directors hereby declares that
  technological assistance is in the best interest     mend any amendments to the Code, which, in                The limits referred to in Section 3804.2 of    INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE ESTABLISHING               should any
  of the District; and                                 his judgment, shall be desirable.                    the International Fire Code, in which storage of    A BOARD OF APPEALS.                                     section, paragraph, sentence or word of
                                                                                                            liquefied petroleum gas is restricted in areas                                                         this ordinance or of the Code of Standards
        WHEREFORE, this Board does ordain                 SECTION          5.    GENERAL         CODE       which are heavily populated or congested                The following provisions for Appeal per        hereby adopted be declared for any reason
  as follows:                                          PROVISIONS.                                          commercial areas within the territory of the        Section 108.1 of the International Fire Code       to be invalid, it is the intent of the Woodside
                                                                                                            Woodside Fire Protection District.                  shall be as follows:                               Fire Protection District Board of Directors
      SECTION 1.             TITLE.                        Under Section 101.6 of the California Fire                                                                                                              that it would have passed all other portions
                                                       Code, Section 101.6A will be added to read                Section 3804.2 is hereby amended to add             Whenever the Chief shall disapprove an        of this ordinance independent of the elimina-
       This Ordinance shall be known as the            as follows:                                          the following:                                      application or refuse to grant a permit applied    tion herefrom of any such portion as may be
  “Fire Code” of the Woodside Fire Protection                                                                                                                   for, or when it is claimed that the provisions     declared invalid.
  District and may be cited as such, and                    Section 101.6A Woodside Fire Protection              Section 3804.2 “Where Permitted;               of the Code do not apply or that the true
  will be referred to in this ordinance as the         District will maintain a set of design and instal-   Liquefied Petroleum Gas shall not be permit-        intent and meaning of the Code have been              SECTION 18. REPEAL OF CONFLICTING
  “International Fire Code” or “this Code”.            lation standards that include but are not limit-     ted within the Woodside Fire Protection District    misconstrued or wrongly interpreted the appli-     ORDINANCES.
                                                       ed to: Address posting, Bridges, Turnarounds,        where gas mains exist. Exception: Installation      cant may appeal the decision of the Chief by
     SECTION 2.     ADOPTION OF THE                    Turnouts, Knox installations, Solar PV installa-     of Liquefied Petroleum Gas may be permitted         presenting, within 10 days, a written request to       Ordinance No. 7 of the Woodside Fire
  2006 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE/2007                    tions, and Fire Sprinkler systems with tanks         in the Woodside Fire Protection District if used    the District Board of Directors for a hearing on   Protection District shall be and is hereby
  CALIFORNIA FIRE CODE & FIRE CODE                     and pumps.                                           as a means of emergency standby supply for          and a review of such decision appealed. The        repealed.
  STANDARDS                                                                                                 industrial operations, residential operations       request shall state the reasons therefore, and
                                                            These standards are necessary for the           or used for medical, research, testing, or          the District Board of Directors shall, within 30       SECTION 19. DATE OF EFFECT.
       It is hereby adopted by the Board of            Woodside Fire Protection District to provide a       purposes not suited to the use of natural gas.      days of the receipt of same, hold a hearing,
  Directors for the purpose of prescribing regu-       reasonable degree of fire and life safety for the    Such installation shall be in accordance with       and may, if they determine that the circum-             This ordinance shall be published once
  lations governing conditions hazardous to life       community within the jurisdictional boundaries       nationally recognized good practices and all        stances appear to justify such action, modify,     in the Country Almanac and shall be effec-
  and property from fire or explosion, that cer-       of the Fire District.                                provisions of this code.”                           vacate, or affirm the decision.                    tive upon the expiration of 30 days from its
  tain code known as the 2006 International Fire                                                                                                                                                                   adoption.
  Code with the 2007 California Amendments                 Section 102 Amended 102.1A shall be                 SECTION 9.      CHAPTER        33                    SECTION 14. PROVISIONS ADDED TO
  Title 24 Part 9, and the whole thereof, includ-      and is hereby added to said code to read             ESTABLISHMENT OF LIMITS OF DISTRICTS                INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE.                               Regularly passed and adopted this 26
  ing all Appendices and the International Fire        as follows:                                          IN WHICH STORAGE OF EXPLOSIVES                                                                         day of November 2007, by the following vote:
  Code Standards, as compiled, recommend-                                                                   AND BALLASTING AGENTS IS TO BE                          The following provisions shall be and are
  ed and published by the International Code                Section 102.1A Applicability When altera-       PROHIBITED.                                         hereby added or amended to said code to                AYES and in favor of said ordinance:
  Council, save and accept only such portions          tions, additions or repairs exceed 50% of the                                                            read as follows:                                       Directors:
  thereof as are hereinafter expressly deleted,        value of an existing building or structure, as            The limits referred to in Section 3304 of                                                             Peter Berger
  modified or amended by this ordinance; and           determined by the Building Official, such            the International Fire Code, in which storage of         Section 104.10 Amended The following is           Patrick Cain
  including such new sections and paragraphs           building or structure shall be made in its           explosives and blasting agents is prohibited,       hereby added to Section 104.10 Chapter 1, of
  which are hereinafter added to and made a            entirety to conform with the fire code require-      are hereby established to the entire territory of   the International Fire Code:                           NOES against said ordinance:
  part of the Fire Code and of this ordinance,         ments for new buildings or structures.               the Woodside Fire Protection District.                                                                     Directors: None
  of which not less than two (2) copies have                                                                                                                        Section 104.10 “Authority to Photograph
  been and are now filed in the Office of the Fire         Within the Woodside Fire Protection                                                                  or Otherwise Record Investigations”.                   John Gardner
  Chief of the Woodside Fire Protection District       District jurisdiction each of the Building              SECTION 10. CHAPTER 33: FIREWORKS                    The Chief or his duly authorized rep-              Secretary of the Board, Woodside Fire
  and the same are hereby adopted and incor-           Departments may use their specific dollar            AND PYROTECHNICAL SPECIAL EFFECTS                   resentative may make such audio, visual            Protection District
  porated, by this reference, as fully as if set       values to complete the computation of existing       MATERIAL.                                           or other recordings including photographs,
  forth out at length herein, and from the date        and new square footages. The Fire District will                                                          video tapes, audio tapes, diagrams, draw-             Published in The Country Almanac on
  on which this ordinance shall take affect, the       accept the valuation computations within the             Section 3301.1 Amended Section 3301.1           ings, sketches, and the like, in connection        December 19, 2007.

30 ■ The Almanac ■ December 19, 2007
           Public Notices
                                                                                                                                       STATEMENT                                    Records, 400 County Center, Redwood          MATEO County, California, executed by:
                                                                                                                                       File No. 223909                              City, CA Street Address and other            SONIA KASHYAP, A MARRIED WOMAN,
                                                                                                                                       The following individual(s) is (are)         common designation, if any, of the real      as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL
                                                                                                                                       doing business as, 1) Eurocentres            property described above is purported        BANK, FA A FEDERAL ASSOCIATION,
                                                                                                                                       Silicon Valley; 2) Language Pacifica,        to be: 275 Terminal Ave, Menlo Park,         as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction
                                                                                                                                       585 Glenwood Ave., Menlo Park, CA            CA 94025 APN#: 055-331-070-7 The             sale to the highest bidder for cash,
                                                                                                                                       94025: ENC Schools, Inc. CA, 585             undersigned Trustee disclaims any liabil-    cashier’s check drawn by a state or
                                                                                                                                       Glenwood Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025          ity for any incorrectness of the street      national bank, a cashier’s check drawn
                                                                                                                                       This business is being conducted             address and other common designa-            by a state or federal credit union, or a
                                                                                                                                       by a Corporation. Registrant began           tion, if any, shown herein. Said sale will   cashier’s check drawn by a state or fed-
                                                                                                                                       transacting business under the ficti-        be made, but without covenant or war-        eral savings and loan association, sav-
995 Fictitious Name                          statement was filed with the County          FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME                     tious business name(s) listed herein on      ranty, expressed or implied, regarding       ings association, or savings bank speci-
                                             Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County           STATEMENT                                    January 1, 2008. This statement was          title, possession, or encumbrances, to       fied in section 5102 of the Financial
Statement                                    on November 5, 2007. (Almanac                File No. 223678                              filed with the County Clerk-Recorder         pay the remaining principal sum of the       Code and authorized to do business in
                                             November 28, December 5, 12, 19,             The following individual(s) is (are) doing   of San Mateo County on December 4,           note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust,       this state. Sale will be held by the duly
                                             2007)                                        business as, Greenstreets, 1050 Elmer        2007. (Almanac 12/19, 26, 2007, 1/2,         with interest thereon, as provided in        appointed trustee as shown below, of
                                                                                          St., Suite C, Belmont, CA 94002-             9, 2008)                                     said note(s), advances, under the terms      all right, title, and interest conveyed
File No. 223520                              FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
                                                                                          2872; 200 North Larchmont Blvd.,                                                          of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges         to and now held by the trustee in the
The following individual(s) is (are)         STATEMENT                                                                                 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
                                                                                          Los Angeles, CA 90004: King Street                                                        and expenses of the Trustee and of the       hereinafter described property under
doing business as, Elite Tile and            File No. 223399                                                                           STATEMENT
                                                                                          Trading LLC, 200 North Larchmont                                                          trusts created by said Deed of Trust.        and pursuant to the Deed of Trust.
Stone Design, 507 7th Avenue, Menlo          The following individual(s) is (are) doing                                                File No. 223634
                                                                                          Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90004 This                                                          The total amount of the unpaid bal-          The sale will be made, but without
Park, CA 94025: Emad Salih, 507              business as, Elegant Beauty Center,                                                       The following individual(s) is (are) doing
                                                                                          business is being conducted by Limited                                                    ance of the obligation secured by the        covenant or warranty, expressed or
7th Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025;            354 Broadway, Millbrae, CA 94030:                                                         business as, Alpine Home, 526 Lincoln
                                                                                          Liability Company. Registrant began                                                       property to be sold and reasonable esti-     implied, regarding title, possession, or
Sossi Salih, 507 7th Avenue, Menlo           Allan Cheung, 354 Broadway, Millbrae,                                                     Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94061:
                                                                                          transacting business under the ficti-                                                     mated costs, expenses and advances           encumbrances, to pay the remaining
Park, CA 94025 This business is being        CA 94030; Elsa Cheung, 1017                                                               Janet Thomas, 11296 Woodside
                                                                                          tious business name(s) listed herein on                                                   at the time of the initial publication of    principal sum of the note(s) secured
conducted by Individuals-husband and         Magnolia Ave., #3, Millbrae, CA 94030                                                     Road, Redwood City, CA 94061 This
                                                                                          December 1, 2007. This statement was                                                      the Notice of Sale is $563,403.11. The       by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon,
wife. Registrant began transacting           This business is being conducted by                                                       business is being conducted by an
                                                                                          filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of                                                   beneficiary under said Deed of Trust         estimated fees, charges and expenses
business under the fictitious business       Co-Partners. Registrant began transact-                                                   individual. Registrant began transacting
                                                                                          San Mateo County on June November                                                         heretofore executed and delivered to         of the Trustee for the total amount (at
name(s) listed herein on N/A. This           ing business under the fictitious busi-                                                   business under the fictitious business
                                                                                          20, 2007. (Almanac December 5, 12,                                                        the undersigned a written Declaration        the time of the initial publication of the
statement was filed with the County          ness name(s) listed herein on N/A. This                                                   name(s) listed herein on N/A. This
                                                                                          19, 26, 2007)                                                                             of Default and Demand for Sale, and a        Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated
Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County           statement was filed with the County                                                       statement was filed with the County
on November 8, 2007. (Almanac                Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County           FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME                                                                  written Notice of Default and Election       to be set forth below. The amount
                                                                                                                                       Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County           to Sell. The undersigned caused said         may be greater on the day of sale.
November 28, December 5, 12, 19,             on November 1, 2007. (Almanac                STATEMENT                                    on November 15, 2007. (Almanac
2007)                                        December 5, 12, 19, 26, 2007)                File No. 223913                                                                           Notice of Default and Election to sell to    Place of Sale: THE MARSHALL STREET
                                                                                                                                       December 19, 26, 2007, January 2,            be recorded in the County where the          ENTRANCE TO THE HALL OF JUSTICE
                                                                                          The following individual(s) is (are) doing   9, 2008)
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME                     FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME                     business as, Jack Schafer Consulting,                                                     real property is located. For Trustee        AND RECORDS, 400 COUNTY CENTER
STATEMENT                                    STATEMENT                                    20 Fairview Avenue, Atherton, CA                                                          Sale Information Please Call: Priority       , REDWOOD CITY, CA Legal Description:
File No. 223694                              File No. 223444                              94027: John William Schafer, 20              997 All Other Legals                         Posting & Publication 17501 Irvine           PORTION OF LOTS 34, 35 AND 36, AS
The following individual(s) is (are) doing   The following individual(s) is (are) doing   Fairview Avenue, Atherton, CA 94027                                                       Blvd., Suite One Tustin, CA 92780            DELINEATED UPON THAT CERTAIN MAP
                                                                                                                                       Trustee Sale No.: 20070161904355
business as, PV Green Window Clean,          business as,,                 This business is being conducted by                                                       714-573-1965 www.priorityposting.            ENTITLED ‘’MAP OF BROOKSIDE PARK,
                                                                                                                                       Title Order No.: 1145069 FHA/VA/PMI
134 Ramona Road, Portola Valley,             15 Snecker Court, Menlo Park, CA             an individual. Registrant began trans-                                                    com NDex West, LLC as Authorized             WOODSIDE, SAN MATEO COUNTY,
                                                                                                                                       No.: NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU
CA 94028: Bertin Raymond Chabot              94025: Rachel Mizenko, 15 Snecker            acting business under the fictitious                                                      Agent Dated: 12/1/2007 NDex West,            CALIFORNIA’’, FILED FOR RECORD IN
                                                                                                                                       ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF
III, 134 Ramona Road, Portola Valley,        Court, Menlo Park, CA 94025 This             business name(s) listed herein on April                                                   LLC may be acting as a debt collec-
                                                                                                                                       TRUST, DATED 11/23/2005. UNLESS
CA 94028 This business is being              business is being conducted by an            1, 2007. This statement was filed                                                         tor attempting to collect a debt. Any
                                                                                                                                       YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT
conducted by an individual. Registrant       individual. Registrant began transacting     with the County Clerk-Recorder of San                                                     information obtained will be used for        PUBLIC NOTICES
                                                                                                                                       YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD
began transacting business under             business under the fictitious business       Mateo County on December 4, 2007.                                                         that purpose. P338012 12/5, 12/12,
                                                                                                                                       AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN
the fictitious business name(s) listed       name(s) listed herein on N/A. This           (Almanac December 12, 19, 26 2007,           EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF                 12/19/2007 (Published in The Almanac         continues on page 35
herein on November 20, 2007. This            statement was filed with the County          January 2, 2008)                                                                          December 5, 12, 19, 2007)
                                                                                                                                       THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU,
statement was filed with the County          Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County
                                                                                          FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME                     YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.
Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County
on November 20, 2007. (Almanac
                                             on November 5, 2007. (Almanac
                                             December 5, 12, 19, 26, 2007)                STATEMENT                                    NDex West, LLC, as duly appointed            NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee                 LEHUA GREENMAN
                                                                                          File No. 223793                              Trustee under and pursuant to Deed           Sale No. 406484CA Loan No.
November 28, December 5, 12, 19,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       WISE MEN
                                             FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME                     The following individual(s) is (are) doing   of Trust Recorded on 12/01/2005 as           0003677051 Title Order No. 6276987
                                             STATEMENT                                    business as, FP Investments, 230             Instrument No. 2005-210058 of official       YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME                     File No. 223813                              Josselyn Lane, Woodside, CA 94062:           records in the office of the County          OF TRUST DATED 05/28/2004.
STATEMENT                                    The following individual(s) is (are) doing   Marvin Frankel, 230 Josselyn Lane,           Recorder of San Mateo County, State of       UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO
File No. 223450
The following individual(s) is (are) doing
                                             business as, Sunny Morning Graphics,
                                             1106 Shoreline Dr., San Mateo, CA
                                                                                          Woodside, CA 94062 This business             California. Executed By: Mohekonokono
                                                                                                                                       Foleti, a married man as his sole and
                                                                                                                                                                                    PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE
                                                                                                                                                                                    SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        still seek
                                                                                          is being conducted by an individual.
business as, 1)Green Truck Debris            94404: Andrew Bernstein, 1106                Registrant began transacting business        separate property Fremont Investment         AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF                                        HIM
Box Service; 2)GTDBS, 40 Tripp               Shoreline Dr., San Mateo, CA 94404           under the fictitious business name(s)        & Loan, will sell at public auction to       THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU,
Court, Woodside, CA 94062; PO Box            This business is being conducted by an       listed herein on July 1, 2007. This          highest bidder for cash, cashier's           YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On                                  Merry Christmas
620196, Woodside, CA 94062: Green            individual. Registrant began transacting     statement was filed with the County          check/cash equivalent or other form          12/26/2007 at 01:00 PM, CALIFORNIA
Truck Debris Box Service, LLC, CA,           business under the fictitious business       Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County           of payment authorized by 2924h(b),           RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the
Woodside, CA 94062. This business is         name(s) listed herein on N/A. This           on November 27, 2007. (Almanac               (payable at time of sale in lawful money     duly appointed Trustee under and
being conducted by a Limited Liability       statement was filed with the County          December 19, 26, 2007, January 2,            of the United States). Date of Sale:         pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded
Company. Registrant began transacting        Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County           9, 2008)                                     12/27/2007 Time of Sale: 12:30               06/10/2004, Book , Page , Instrument
business under the fictitious business       on November 28, 2007. (Almanac
                                                                                          FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
                                                                                                                                       PM Place of Sale: At the Marshall St.        2004-119938, of official records in                                 529-2420
name(s) listed herein on N/A. This           December 5, 12, 19, 26, 2007)                                                             entrance to the Hall of Justice and          the Office of the Recorder of SAN

                                                                                                                                                       Let’s Ask Ann . . .
                                                                                                                                                      Dear Readers,
                                                                                                                                                           The holidays are a wonderful time of year to
                                                                                                                                                      reflect on our good fortune, spend time with family and
                                                                                                                                                      friends and be thankful for the gift of life. Below is one
                                                                                                                                                      of my favorite poems by Robert Louis Stevenson that beautifully
                                                                                                                                                      captures the spirit of the holiday season.

                                                                                                                                                          Lord behold our family here assembled. We thank thee for this
                                                                                                                                                      place in which we dwell, for the love that unites us, for the peace
                                                                                                                                                      accorded us this day, for the health, the work, the food, and the
                                                                                                                                                      bright skies that make our lives delightful and for our friends in all
                                                                                                                                                      parts of the earth.
                                                                                                                                                          Give us courage, gaiety, and the quiet mind. Spare to us our
                                        An extraordinary new community                                                                                friends, soften to us our enemies, bless us, if it may be, in all our
                                                                                                                                                      innocent endeavors. If it may not, give us the strength to encounter
                                        is taking root in Menlo Park.                                                                                 that which is to come.
                                                                                                                                                          May we be brave in peril, constant in tribulation and temperate
                                                                                                                                                      in wrath, and in all changes of fortune loyal and loving to one
                                                                                                                                                          Best wishes for a fun, festive Holiday Season and a healthy,
                                                                                                                                                      prosperous New Year!
                                                                                                                                                          Ann Griffiths
                                        for preview information.                                                                                             Questions or comments? Contact Ann at:
                                                                                                                                                       650-322-6666 or email:
                                                                                                                                                                      Ann Griffiths Real Estate Broker
                                                                                                                                                                       For a free home evaluation contact my web site
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     of Build It Green.

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                                                                                                                                                                                               Daily, weekly, monthly. Residential * Good
                                                                                                                                                                                               Refs * Reasonable Rates * 10+ yrs exp.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Licensed. 650/630-1566 or 650/364-3149
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Al 650-853-0824 (c) 269-7113

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  743 Tiling
500 Help Wanted                                Opportunities                                  $0 down, financing by Central
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bath & Kitchen Tiling
                                                                                              Refrigerated. Drive for Central, earn up to
Movie Extras, Actors, Models!
                                               $700,-$800,000 Free Cash Grant
                                               PROGRAMS-2007!, Personal bills,                $40k+ 1st year! 1-800-587-0029 x4779.               Dog Training Classes
                                                                                                                                                                                                   This space kept                                 And all home repairs. Reasonable.
Make $100-$300/day. No Experience                                                    (Cal-SCAN)               At Woodland School, PV *Starts Mon.                                                              Guar. Since 1985 Raymond,
                                               School, Business/Housing. Approx. $49
Required, Meet celebrities, Full Time/Part
Time, All looks needed! Call Now! 1-800-
                                               billion unclaimed 2006! Almost Everyone        Driver:                                             eves., Jan. 14: Puppy, Beginner, Canine             clean by                                     650/815-6114
                                               Qualifies! Live Operators 1-800-592-           The respect you deserve... Get it at Swift!!        Good Citizen, Rally, Advanced. New!                                                                     Classic Tile Company
556-6103 extension 528. (AAN CAN)              0362 Ext. 235. (AAN CAN)                       As a truck driver with Swift Transportation,        Tricks, fun and games class.*Starts                                                               Tile & grout repairs. Tile instalation,
         Ambitious? Tired of                                                                  you can have it all - freedom, stability and        Sat. AMs, Feb. 9: Puppy and Beginner                                                             repair, and grouting. Free estimates.
                                               A Cash Cow!                                                                                        *Outings for Dogs: Training, exercis-
        Trading Time 4 $$$ ?                   All-cash vending business. You approve loca-   outstanding financial rewards. Call us at:                                                                                                                 Bonded, license #378868
 Earn Executive Level Income w/o the                                                          866-476-6828. www.SwiftTruckingJobs.                ing, socializing. Please call 650/851-                                                                (650)969-3914. Leave msg.
                                               tions. Entire Business - $10,970. 1-800-                                                           5500, box 4 to register.
      stress. Call 800-470-4876.               VENDING (1-800-836-3464). (Cal-SCAN)           com. EOE (Cal-SCAN)                                                                                                                                         Over 40 yrs experience.
Architect                                      All Cash Candy Route                           Drivers - Call Today!
3-8 yrs experience. Strong verbal, writ-       “Be Your Own Boss”. 30 Machines and            Guaranteed Home Christmas! Sign-On                                                                                                                  748 Gardening/
ten, and graphic skills. Portfolio required.                                                  Bonus/ Benefits. 36-43cpm/$1.20pm.                  Gates-Wire-Posts-Shelters
ArchiCAD experience very highly desired.
                                               Candy for $9,995. MultiVend LLC, 880
                                               Grand Blvd., Deer Park, NY. 1-888-625-         $0 Lease / Teams Needed. Class A/ 3                 and Corrals Stall Mats Half Moon Bay                                                            Landscaping
Architectural degree required. FGG is a                                                       months recent OTR required. Toll free               Feed & Fuel “Your Complete Ranch                                                                Arteaga Enterprises Inc.
                                               2405. (Cal-SCAN)                                                                                   Supply” 650-726-4814
full-service residential architectural firm                                                   1-877-258-8782. (Cal-SCAN)                                                                                                                          Gardening, maintenance, landscaping, irri-
and works hard to match their employee's       Bartenders Needed                                                                                                                                                                                  gation, pressure washer, tree service, clean
                                               Looking for part/full time bartenders.         Warehouse - Inventory Control
personal goals with the firm's.                                                               No exp. necessary. We train. Heavy                                                                                                                  up, 650-366-0888 or 415-298-9004
                                               Several positions available. No experi-
                                               ence required. With hourly wages and           lifting and good health req’d. Max age                                                                                                                         Beckys Landscape
 Caregivers / CNAs / HHAs                                                                     34, H.S. Grads. Call 1-800-345-6289.                                                                                                                   Weekly, Biweekly & Periodic Maint.
 Visiting Angels (Sunnvyale) has immedi-       tips make up to $300 per shift. Call
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Let us keep                               Annual Rose, Fruit Tree Pruning, Yard
                                               (800) 806-0082 ext. 200. (AAN CAN)
 ate openings! Exp w/elderly requried.                                                                                                                                                                 your space clean!                              Clean-ups, Demolition, Excavation,
 Full-time, part-time, overnights & live-in.   Data Entry Processors Needed!                                                                                                                                                                       Irrigation, Sod, Planting, Raised Beds,
 Flexible schedule, top pay, medical ben-
 efits & BONUSES! (408) 735-0983
                                               Earn $3,500 - $5,000 Weekly Working
                                               from Home! Guaranteed Paychecks!
                                               No Experience Necessary! Positions
                                                                                                     Business                                                                                       (650) 961-8288
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ponds, Fountains, Patios, Decks.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ceja’s Home & Garden Landscape
Maintenance/Porter                             Available Today! Register Online Now!
P/T maint./porter needed for shopping
center in Menlo Park. $15/hour. Fax
resume: 408/727-6550
                                      (AAN CAN)
                                               Government Jobs
                                               Earn $12 to $48/Hour Full Benefits,
                                                                                                     Services                                           Home                                               Merry Maids
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Professional Housecleaning.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sprinklers, Sod, tree trimming, Stump
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Removal. Cleanups. Maint. Free
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Est. 15 yrs. 814-1577 or 533-5994
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Serving Menlo Park, Portola Valley,
                                               Paid Training. Homeland Security, Law
 P/T Temporary Bookstore Help                                                                 604 Adult Care                                                                                    Atherton, Woodside. Call for discount.

                                               Enforcement, Accounting/Finance, Clerical,                                                                                                                 650/369-6243.
 Needed on site interviews                     Administrative, Wildlife/Park Service, More!
 Stanford Bookstore is hiring:                 1-800-320-9353 x2001. (AAN CAN)
 Cashiers/Sales Associates — perma-                                                           CNA Caregiver, Accute Care/                                                                                                                         • YARD                        • LANDSCAPE
 nent & temporary positions available,         Help Wanted                                    Hospice Exp.                                                                                                                                          MAINTENANCE                   RENOVATION
 all shifts. Please apply in person at:        Earn Extra income assembling CD cases          Warm caring, respons. Will care for                701 AC/Heating                                                                                   • ESTATE SERVICE              • SPRINKLER
 Stanford Bookstore, 519 Lasuen Mall,          from Home. Start Immediately. No               loved ones in your home. Day/nite. Will
                                               Experience Necessary. 1-800-405-7619                                                              Free Central Heating Unit                                                                        • NEW LAWNS                     SYSTEMS
 Stanford, CA 94305 **On-site inter-                                                          drive. Meal prep. Lite hsewk. 510-491-
 views avl M-F 9 am - 4 pm** or email          ext. 150 http://www.easywork-greatpay.         4855 or 650-518-2598 Marge                         Get a FREE Central Heating Unit when                                                                LIC# 865860             (650)367-1420
 to:                   com (AAN CAN)                                                                                     we install an entire heating system in
                                                                                              Geriatric Care Management —-                       your home. It’s a huge savings and what                                                          H AND H GARDEN AND LANDSCAPE
                                               Make $150/Hour                                 Clark Consulting 650-879-9030                      a great gift. Call for details while this                                                        Need help with your gardening or land-
Payroll Administrator                          Get Paid Cash for Your Opinion! Earn $5                                                           offer lasts. 415-720-2669                                                                        scaping job.monthly maintenance and new
                                               to $75 to fill out simple surveys online.      620 Domestic Help                                                                                                                                   landscaping We are here to help. Free
                                               Start NOW!                                                              703 Architecture/                                                                                estimates. We are licensed and insured.
             No phone                          (AAN CAN)                                      Offered                                                                                                                                             paulino 650-537-0804, paulinovalle@
                                               Mystery Shoppers                               Cocktail party pianist                             Design                                                                                 
                                               Get paid to shop! Retail/Dining establish-     Cocktail party pianist and sing-along leader.      Arch. Design + Construction                                                                      J.L. Gardening Service
      number in the ad?                        ments need undercover clients to judge         Piano bar experienced. 650-329-9831.               Residential Specialist. New, additions,
                                                                                                                                                                                               PILAS Housekeeping                                 Garden/Landscape Maint. Weekly or
                                               quality/customer service. Earn up to $150      Experienced Housekeeper                            remodeling. Concept to completion.                                                               biweekly: cleanups, plant, prune, trim. 20+
                                               a day. Call 800-901-9370. (AAN CAN)            Need extra hands for holidays? Detailed            25+ years exp. Bonded. Lic. #513680.                                                             yrs exp. 650/988-8694; 650/520-9097
                 GO TO                         Outdoor Youth Counselor                        cleaning, ironing, laundry, organizing,            408/666-6433
                                                                                                                                                                                                Professional Housecleaning
                                                                                                                                                                                                Own transportaton, good refs. 20
                                               Do you love the outdoors and helping           errands. English speaking, current CDL,                                                           years experience. 650/364-4367;                           Japanese Gardener
                                                                                                                                                  CHEAP Structural Design
 FOGSTER.COM                                   troubled teens? Immediate openings at
                                               Eckerd outdoor therapeutic programs
                                                                                              great refs. 25 years exp. 650/281-8637
                                                                                                                                                  CHEAP Structural Engineering License          650/771-2915                                           Maintenance * Garden works
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Clean ups * Pruning
                                                                                                                                                  #C68517 25+Yrs Exp. 6507934140               Ramos Cleaning Services                                  (650)327-6283, evenings
                                               in NC, TN, GA, FL, VT, NH and RI. Year-

                                                                                                          YOU DON’T                               or
           for contact                         round residential position, free room &
                                               board, competitive salary/ benefits. Info                  NEED IT, SELL IT IN THE
                                                                                                                                                                                               Residential & commercial. Free esti-
                                                                                                                                                                                               mates, reasonable prices, 10 yrs. exp.             Jesus Garcia Landscaping
                                                                                                          ALMANAC                                                                              Weekly, bi-weekly, monthly. Please call            Maintenance - Sprinklers - New Fences.
                                               and apply online:
           information                         Or fax resume to Career Advisor/AN,                        MARKETPLACE                               FOGSTER.COM                                Doris 650-678-4792 Lic: 10929                      (650)366-4301 ask for Jesus or Carmen
                                               727-442-5911. EOE/DFWP (AAN CAN)
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Landas      Gardening/Landscaping                                                                                                           MV-PA Vicinity: Studio & 1BR                    Redwood City, 5+ BR/3 BA - $6485              Timeshare
Service Maintenance
Clean-ups, new lawns, tree cutting/trim-
ming. Ramon (510) 494-1691, 650/576-
6242 Excel. Ref’s!
                                                                                                                                            Two locations. Flex rent. Prof. residence.
                                                                                                                                            Unique features. Studios $975-1250 &
                                                                                                                                            1BR’s $1250-1450 Call 650/969-1190
                                                                                                                                                                                            San Carlos, 4 BR/2.5 BA - $9000
                                                                                                                                                                                            Sunnyvale, 3 BR/2 BA - $2600/mont
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Paying too much 4 maintenance fees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and taxes? Sell/rent your timeshare for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          cash. No Commissions/Broker Fees.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1-877-868-1931. www.BuyATimeshare.
                                                                                                        Interior & Exterior                 MV: 1BR Senior Apts                             809 Shared Housing/                           com (Cal-SCAN)
      Leo Garcia Landscape/
              Maintenance                                                                          Great Refs & Low Rates                   Waiting list open. Central Park                 Rooms                                         N Tahoe Holiday Rntl 11/22-12/29
                                                                                            Lic. 52643 (650) 575-2022                       Apartments, 90 Sierra Vista Ave.                                                              $2100/wk. 3 br, 2.5 ba, fantastic great
    Lawn & Irrig. install, retain walls.                                                                                                                                                    All Areas -
                                                                                                                                            Application dates: Tues. 9-12 only                                                            room, hot tub, dogs ok. 650-575-6889
  Res & Co. maint., tree trim/removal.                                                                                                                                                      Browse hundreds of online listings with
                                                                                                                                            or Thur. 1-4pm only. 650/964-5600                                                   
 Clean-ups, grdn lighting, cust. arbors.                                                    Gary Rossi PAINTING                                                                             photos and maps. Find your roommate
                                                                                                                                            Section 8 and vouchers OK                                                                     Pajaro Dunes Condo
   Install: Fences, decks, flagstone,          Jeffs Handyman & Repair                      Residential/Commercial. Wall paper                                                              with a click of the mouse! Visit: www.
 paver. Free Est. Lic’d. (650)369-1477         Free est. 10% SENIOR Disc. “No Job           removal. Licensed (#559953) and                 MV: 2BR/1BA                            (AAN CAN)                      2BR/2BA or 1BR/1BA. On beach, ocean
                                               Too Small” Call Jeff (650)714-2563           Bonded. Free est. 650/207-5292                  Cottage style, no common walls. 1 car                                                         view. Cable TV, VCR, CD, tennis, W/D.
                                                                                                                                            gar. Avail. now. Incl. gardener, water,         Share Quiet Home In Menlo Park Near           Pvt. deck, BBQ. Owner, 650/424-1747.
            MAINTENANCE                                                                                                                                                                     Stanford, 2 BR/1 BA - $990
                                                                                                                                            garb. $1700 mo. Security dep. reqd.                                                 
    Clean Ups. Trimming. Pruning.
 Stump removal. Rototilling. Aerating.                                                       Richard Myles Painting                         650/964-6408, ask for Mary.
                                                                                                                                                                                            815 Rentals Wanted                            Palo Alto Architect
  Tree Service. Landscaping. Drip &                                                                                                         MV: 3BR/1BA
  Sprinkler. Roger C: (650)776-8666
                                                                                                     (650)814-5523                          Cottage style, no common walls. 1 car           Got Needs? I can help...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          850 Acreage/Lots/
Pat’s Landscape Service
                                                                                                       We love to paint                     gar. Avail. now. $2100 mo., security
                                                                                                                                            dep. reqd. Incl. water, garb., gardener.
                                                                                                                                                                                            house wanted
Rose Care/Specialty Pruning BS Degree,                                                                                                                          Housing Wanted - Exchange
                                                                                                                                            650/964-6408, Mary                                                                            Closeout Sale
Horticulture 20 Years Experience                                                              lic. #803250 •                                                            In law wanted                                 36 AC - $29,900. Price is drastically
650/218-0592                                                                                                                                MV: 4BR/3BA TH
                                                                                                                                            NEW luxury townhomes, from $3700                Long-Term Rental Wanted                       reduced by motivated seller. Beautiful
                                                                                                                                            w/move in bonus. Furn/unfurn. Near                                                            setting with fresh mountain air. Abundant
751 General                                   No Job Too Small or Too Big                                                                   Castro St. Jim, 650/930-6060.
                                                                                                                                                                                            Wanted Jan-May                                wildlife. Secluded with good access.
                                              Just one call, because we do it all. Call                                                                                                                                                   Financing available. Eureka Springs
Contracting                                   650/906-7574 or 408/836-8772, Mike                                                            PA: 1BR                                         820 Home Exchanges                            Ranch is offered by AZLR. ADWR report
                                              Compton. Refs. avail.                                                                         in 4-plex. Rustic setting. Hardwood flrs.,      ARCHITECT on call                             avail. Call 1-877-301-5263. (Cal-SCAN)
                                                                                                                                            gardener. $1045 mo., lease. N/P. Contact
                                              Quality Work You Can Trust                                                                    Arn Cenedella, Agent, 650/566-5329                                                            Moses Lake, WA
                                              Affordable Painter Handyman. Painting,                                                                                                        825 Homes/Condos                              Bulk Land Sale. 40 acres - $39,900.
                                              Electric, Woodwork, Tile, Drywall. Call                                                       PA: 1BR/1BA                                                                                   Priced for quick sale. Beautiful land,
                                              650/544-4502 or 650/631-4502                                                                  Patio, pool, laundry, covered parking.          for Sale                                      interesting topography, good views &
                                                                                                                                            $1200 mo. Info, 650/796-7096                    Wholesale Manufactured Homes                  setting, abundant wildlife. Surveyed on
                                              759 Hauling                                                                                                                                   New! Direct to the public are now             maintained road. Financing available.
                                                                                                                                            PA: 2BR/1BA, $1550/mo.
                                                                                                                                                                                            approved in California and immediate          Call WALR 1-866-585-5687. (Cal-SCAN)
                                                                                                                                            Spacious, bright, vaulted ceiling, skylights,
                                                                                                                                                                                            surrounding states. Call for free & com-
                                                ATLAS HAULING                                                                               quiet midtown triplex. 650-329-8363
                                                                                                                                                                                            prehensive information packet. 1-866-         Nevada - 5 Acres
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Priced for quick sale. $19,900. Beautiful
                                                                                                                                                                                            467-8811. (Cal-SCAN)
                                                  Commercial & Residential
                                                                                             STYLE PAINTING
                                                                                                                                             GREAT LOCATION!                                Los Altos, 3 BR/2 BA - $1,349,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          building site with electric & county main-
                                                   Reasonable & Reliable                                                                     LG. 1BR HARDWOOD FLRS PALO ALTO HS $1,695                                                    tained roads. 360 degree views. Great rec-
                                                                                             Interior/exterior. Quality prep to finish.           OR MODERN 1BR/1BA $1,895 AND UP           Menlo Park, 4 BR/3 BA - $1,680,000            reational opportunities. Financing available.
                                                  • Free Estimates                           Owner operated. Reasonable prices.                BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA T/H $2,495 AND UP                                                        Call now! 1-877-349-0822. (Cal-SCAN)
                                                                                             Lic 903303. 650/388-8577                                                                       Menlo Park, 5+ BR/4+ BA - $2300000
Alka Construction                                 • Furniture • Trash                                                                                A/C, D/W, W/D, IN THE UNIT                                                           New Mexico Sacrifice!
Remodeling, Additions, Bathrooms,                                                                                                                 NEAR GUNN HS, STANFORD/PAGE MILL          Palo Alto, 3 BR/2.5 BA - $1,349,000
                                                  • Appliances                               Wallpapering by Trish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          140 acres was $149,900, Now Only
Kitchen, Tile & Marble Work, Electrical &
                                                  • Wood • Yard Waste                        24 years of experience Free Estimates
                                                                                                                                                        (650) 320-8500                      Palo Alto, 5+ BR/3 BA                         $69,900. Amazing 6000 ft. elevation.
Plumbing, Concrete Driveways, Patios.                                                                                                                                                       New 5bd/3ba; $2580000; 8158157                Incredible mountain views. Mature tree
Lic. #638994. Tel. 704-4224                       • Construction • Debris                    949-1820                                                                                                                                     cover. Power & year round roads. Excellent
                                                                                                                                            Palo Alto, 2 BR/2 BA - $2550/mon                Palo Alto, 5+ BR/4+ BA - $5,900,000
                                                  • Rental Clean-Up                                                                                                                                                                       financing. Priced for quick sale. Call NML&R,
                                                                                                                                            San Carlos, 1 BR/1 BA - $1,225.00                                                             Inc. 1-888-204-9760. (Cal-SCAN)
                                                      7 DAYS A WEEK!                        775 Asphalt/                                    Sunnyvale, 2 BR/1 BA - $1495                                                                  So. Colorado Ranch
                                                 (408) 888-0445                             Concrete                                        Woodside, 2 BR/1 BA - $2750                                                                   Sale 35 Acres- $39,900. Spectacular
                                                                                            Roe General Engineering                                                                                                                       Rocky Mtn. Views Year round access,
                                                No Job Too Big Or Small!                                                                                                                                                                  elec/ tele included. Excellent Financing
                                                                                            Asphalt * Paving * Sealing New Construction     803 Duplex                                                                                    available w/ low down payment. Call Red
                                                                                            and Repairs 30 years exp. No job too small      MV: 2BR and 3BR
                                              Frank’s Hauling                               Lic #663703 * 650/814-5572                                                                                                                    Creek Land Co. Today! 1-866-696-5263
                                              Commercial, Residential, Garage, Basement &                                                   2BR/1BA w/carport, $1895; 3BR/2BA                                                             x3155. (Cal-SCAN)
                                              Yard. Clean-up. Fair prices. (650)361-8773                                                    w/gar., $2295. Both newly renovated,
                                                                                            779 Organizing                                  incl. appliances. Wood burning frplc., lg                                                     Texas Land Liquidation
                                                                                                                                            backyard. Avail. 12/17. 408/257-2103            Palo Alto, 5+ BR/4+ BA                        20-acres, Near Booming El Paso. Good
                                               J&G HAULING SERVICE                          Services                                                                                        New 9bd/6.5ba; $3388000; 8158157              Road Access. Only $14,900. $200/
                                               Misc. junk, office, appliances, garage,      End the Clutter & Get Organized                 RWC: 3BR/2BA                                                                                  down, $145/month. Money Back
                                               storage, etc, clean-ups. Old furni-                                                          2 car gar., W/D hookup. Pvt. yard. N/P.         Redwood City, 2 BR/2 BA - $519000-            Guarantee! 1-800-776-1954 www.
                                                                                            Residential organizing by Debra Robinson
                                               ture, refrigerators, freezers. FREE          (650)941-5073                                   $2790 mo. 650/369-8044.                         Redwood City, 2 BR/2 BA - $599000    (Cal-SCAN)
 NOTICE TO READERS                             ESTIMATES 650/368-8810
                                                                                                                                                                                            Redwood City, 3 BR/2 BA - $965,000            Utah Ranch Dispersal
 California law requires that contractors                                                   783 Plumbing                                    805 Homes for Rent                                                                            1st Time Offered. 40 AC only $29,900.
 taking jobs that total $500 or more                                                                                                        Fremont Ca, 3 BR/2.5 BA - $2295                 Redwood Shores,        2   BR/2    BA     -
 (labor and/or materials) be licensed by                                                    Plumbing Service and Repair                                                                                                                   Foothills of Uinta Mountains. Gorgeous
 the Contractors State License Board.                                                       Senior citizen discount. New installation                                                                                                     views. Beautiful land & setting. Great
                                                                                            and repair. 650-323-6464 or 877-544-                                                            Sunnyvale, 2 BR/1 BA - $649,800               recreational area. Accessed by county
 State law also requires that contrac-
 tors include their license numbers                                                         3305 Lic. and insured #905661                                                                   Sunnyvale, 2 BR/1 BA - $675000                roads. Offered by motivated seller.
 on all advertising. Check your con-                                                                                                                                                                                                      Limited available. EZ Terms. Call UTLR
                                                                                            Very Reasonable Plumbing                                                                        Sunnyvale, 3 BR/1.5 BA - $695000              1-888-693-5263. (Cal-SCAN)
 tractor’s status at                                                        Drains, Repairs and Installation. 20 yrs
 or 800-321-CSLB (2752). Unlicensed                                                         exp. Very fast and efficient service.                                                           Sunnyvale, 3 BR/2 BA - $599000                Washington
 persons taking jobs that total less than                                                   Jimmy, 968-7187                                                                                 Woodside, 2 BR/1 BA - $1,095,000              1st Time Offered: Old Farm Liquidation.
 $500 must state in their advertise-                                                                                                                                                                                                      River access and views. 5-15 AC from
                                                                                                                                                                                            Woodside, 4 BR/3 BA - $3,450,000
 ments that they are not licensed by the
 Contractors State License Board
                                                                                            789 Plaster/Stucco                                                                                                                            $69,900. Recently annexed into city of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Colfax allows subdivision of enchanting
                                                                                            Exterior Stucco Patching                                                                        830 Commercial/                               old farm. Gorgeous land & setting.
                                                                                            Windows & Doors. Crack Repair. 30 yrs.                                                                                                        Limited available. EZ Terms. Call WALR
                                                                                            exp. (650)248-4205                                                                              Income Property
754 Gutters                                                                                                                                                                                 Atherton/RWC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1-866-836-9152. (Cal-SCAN)
                                                                                            790 Roofing                                                                                     180 sq. ft. $560/mo. 1 yr lse. incl.          855 Real Estate
                                                                                            Calvin’s Repairs                                                                                janitor, util, crpt, prkg. Quiet building
                                              767 Movers                                    Roofs and Gutters Cleaned and Repaired.         Los Altos Hills 3 BR/2.5 BA - $6,300            650-208-8624                                  Services
                                                                                            Fences, Gates, Decks. 40+ yrs. exp.                                                             Hypnotherapy office for share                 “0” Stress, “0” Cost to You!
                                                                                            650/520-4922                                    Mountain View, 3 BR/2 BA - $3500/month
                                                                                                                                                                                            Palo Alto.$500/ month. Available now.
                                                                                                                                            MP: 3BR/2BA                                     (650) 996-991.
                                                                                            795 Tree Care                                   Luxury stunner! din rm, great room,
                                                                                            David’s Tree Service                            fireplace, ext grdn, hdwd flrs, 2 car            PA: Downtown
                                                                                            Call during storm season! Tree removal,         gar, $4500/mo + util. 8 mo. min. No              240-3065 sf offices for lease. Photos,
     Gutter & Window Cleaning                                                               topping, pruning, shaping, clean up, stump      smoke/pets. 650-321-8339                         plans, pricing:
    Contact Jose at (650)207-7452                                                           grind, certificate on power lines. Free esti-   MP: 3BR/2BA                                      650/776-5390
                                                                                            mates. 650-444-3350 or 650-321-1245             West. Lg. country kit, frplc., A/C, lanai
                                                                                            Maguire Tree Care                               w/BBQ, dbl. gar. $3380. 650/854-1833            840 Vacation
757 Handyman/                                                                                                                               PA: 4br, 3ba
                                                                                             OZZIES TREE SERVICE:                           Lr, Dr, 2 car gr, remodeled, ac/heat,           Rentals/Time Shares                           0.5% commission to Buy/Sell home
Repairs                                                                                      Certified arborist, 22 yrs exp. Tree           lrg lot, lots of fruit trees close to YMCA,                                   Gohalfpercent offers a smart 0.5% com-
A European Craftsmanship                                                                     trimming, removals and stump grind-            shops, library, parks, schools. $5200           #1 Timeshare Marketplace. Rent, buy,          mission option. No hidden cost. Call
Kitchen    and   Bath   Remodeling.                                                          ing. Free chips and wood. Free est.            Avail. 12/25. 650-856-1610                      sell, reviews, New full-service exchange!     650.988.8813 or browse www.gohalf-
For All Your Repair Needs. Plumbing,                                                         Lic. and insured. 650/ 368-8065; cell                                                          Compare prices at 5000+ resorts. B4U do
Finish Carpentry and More. Licensed.                                                         650/704-5588                                   PA: 4BR/2BA
                                                                                                                                                                                            anything timeshare, visit www.RedWeek.
650/270-7726                                                                                                                                Furnished, sep ofc, nr schools, park,
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           Public Notices
                                                                                                                                         and any information obtained will           Trustee's Sale YOU ARE IN DEFAULT             to: (949) 885-4496 This office is
                                                                                                                                         be used for that purpose. P341163           UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED                   attempting to collect a debt and any
                                                                                                                                         12/12, 12/19, 12/26/2007 (Almanac           4/18/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE                    information obtained will be used for
                                                                                                                                         12/12, 19, 26, 2007)                        ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY,              that purpose. P344970 12/19, 12/26,
                                                                                                                                                                                     IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE.              01/02/2008 (The Almanac 12/19, 26,
                                                                                                                                         NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER            IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF                 2007, 1/2, 2008)
                                                                                                                                         ESTATE OF: Jacob H. Godwin, Jr.             THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING
                                                                                                                                         #117140 To all heirs, beneficiaries,        AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT
                                                                                                                                         creditors, contingent creditors and                                                       NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER
                                                                                                                                                                                     A LAWYER. A public auction sale to            ESTATE OF: Dolores R. Brown Case#
                                                                                                                                         persons who may otherwise be inter-         the highest bidder for cash, cashier's
                                                                                                                                         ested in the will or estate, or both, of                                                  117163 To all heirs, beneficiaries,
                                                                                                                                                                                     check drawn on a state or national            creditors, contingent creditors and per-
                                             Sale is estimated to be $709,376.70,          sum of the note(s) secured by said            Jacob H. Godwin, Jr.. A PETITION FOR        bank, check drawn by a state or
PUBLIC NOTICES                                                                                                                           PROBATE has been filed by: Jacob                                                          sons who may otherwise be interested
                                             provided, however, prepayment premi-          Deed of Trust, with interest thereon,                                                     federal credit union, or a check drawn        in the will or estate, or both, of Dolores
                                             ums, accrued interest and advances,           as provided in said note(s), advances,        H. Godwin III in the Superior Court of
continued from page 31                       fees and any additional sums due under        under the terms of said Deed of Trust,        California, County of SAN MATEO. THE
                                                                                                                                                                                     by a state or federal savings and loan        R. Brown. A PETITION FOR PROBATE
                                                                                                                                                                                     association, or savings association, or       has been filed by: John S. Varich,
                                             the terms of the Note will increase this      fees, charges and expenses of the             PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that          savings bank specified in section 5102
                                                                                                                                         Jacob H. Godwin III be appointed as                                                       the Superior Court of California, County
THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF                figure prior to sale. Beneficiary's bid at    Trustee and of the trusts created by                                                      of the Financial Code and authorized to       of SAN MATEO. THE PETITION FOR
THE COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STAT                said sale may include all or part of said     said Deed of Trust. The total amount          personal representative to administer       do business in this state will be held by
                                                                                                                                         the estate of the decedent. THE                                                           PROBATE requests that John S. Varich,
EOF CALIFORNIA, ON OCTOBER 4TH,              amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee      of the unpaid balance of the obligation                                                   the duly appointed trustee. The sale will     Jr. be appointed as personal repre-
1926 IN BOOK 14 OF MAPS, AT PAGES            will accept a cashier's check drawn           secured by the property to be sold and        PETITION requests authority to admin-       be made, but without covenant or war-
                                                                                                                                         ister the estate under the Independent                                                    sentative to administer the estate of
25, 26 AND 17, MORE PARTICULARLY             on a state or national bank, a check          reasonable estimated costs, expenses                                                      ranty, expressed or implied, regarding        the decedent. THE PETITION requests
DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING              drawn by a state or federal credit union      and advances at the time of the initial       Administration of Estates Act. (This        title, possession, or encumbrances, to
                                                                                                                                         authority will allow the personal repre-                                                  authority to administer the estate
AT THE SOUTHEASTERLY LINE OF SAID            or a check drawn by a state or federal        publication of the Notice of Sale is                                                      pay the remaining principal sum of the        under the Independent Administration
LOT 36, AS SHOWN ON HE ABOVE                 savings and loan association, savings         $512,072.50 The beneficiary under             sentative to take many actions without      note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust,
                                                                                                                                         obtaining court approval. Before taking                                                   of Estates Act. (This authority will allow
MENTIONED MAP, SAID POINT BEING              association or savings bank specified in      said Deed of Trust heretofore executed                                                    with interest and late charges thereon,       the personal representative to take
THE SOUTHEASTERLY CORNER OF THE              Section 5102 of the California Financial      and delivered to the undersigned a writ-      certain very important actions, how-
                                                                                                                                                                                     as provided in the note(s), advances,         many actions without obtaining court
LANDS DESCRIBED IN THE DEED FROM             Code and authorized to do business            ten Declaration of Default and Demand         ever, the personal representative will
                                                                                                                                                                                     under the terms of the Deed of Trust,         approval. Before taking certain very
RICHARD F. BISHOP AND WIFE, TO               in California, or other such funds as         for Sale, and a written Notice of Default     be required to give notice to interested
                                                                                                                                                                                     interest thereon, fees, charges and           important actions, however, the person-
CHARLES WILLIAM COALE AND WIFE,              may be acceptable to the trustee. In          and Election to Sell. The undersigned         persons unless they have waived notice
                                                                                                                                                                                     expenses of the Trustee for the total         al representative will be required to give
SATED FEBRUARY 7, 1953, RECORDED             the event tender other than cash is           caused said Notice of Default and             or consented to the proposed action.)
                                                                                                                                                                                     amount (at the time of the initial publica-   notice to interested persons unless they
MARCH 9, 1953, BOOK 2379, PAGE               accepted, the Trustee may withhold the        Election to sell to be recorded in            The independent administration author-
                                                                                                                                                                                     tion of the Notice of Sale) reasonably        have waived notice or consented to
233, OFFICIAL RECORDS; THENCE                issuance of the Trustee's Deed Upon           the County where the real property            ity will be granted unless an interested
                                                                                                                                                                                     estimated to be set forth below. The          the proposed action.) The independent
FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING,                Sale until funds become available to          is located. Date: 12/12/2007 First            person files an objection to the peti-
                                                                                                                                                                                     amount may be greater on the day of           administration authority will be granted
ALONG THE NORTHEASTERLY LINE                 the payee or endorsee as a matter             American Title Insurance Company First        tion and shows good cause why the
                                                                                                                                                                                     sale. Trustor(s): Amilcar Sandoval, a         unless an interested person files an
OF THE LANDS DESCRIBED IN THE                of right. The property offered for sale       American LoanStar Trustee Services            court should not grant the authority. A
                                                                                                                                                                                     single person Recorded: 04/30/2007            objection to the petition and shows
LAST MENTIONED DEED, NORTH                   excludes all funds held on account by         3 First American Way Santa Ana, CA            HEARING on the petition will be held on
                                                                                                                                                                                     as Instrument No. 2007-066057 in              good cause why the court should not
22 DEGREES 38’ 30’’ WEST 123.15              the property receiver, if applicable.         92707 First American Loanstar Trustee         January 11, 2008, 9am, Dept. 14, of
                                                                                                                                                                                     book , page of Official Records in the        grant the authority. A HEARING on the
FEET, TO THE MOST NORTHEASTERLY              Date: December 5, 2007 Alliance Title         Services may be acting as a debt col-         the Superior Court of California, San
                                                                                                                                                                                     office of the Recorder of San Mateo           petition will be held on January 22,
CORNER OF SAID LANDS; THENCE                 Company, Trustee 209 Kearny Street,           lector attempting to collect a debt. Any      Mateo County, located at 400 County
                                                                                                                                                                                     County, California; Date of Sale:             2008, 9am, Dept. 14 of the Superior
LEAVING SAID LANDS OF COALE                  2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94108            information obtained will be used for         Center, Redwood City, CA 94063. IF
                                                                                                                                                                                     1/9/2008 at 12:30 PM Place of Sale:           Court of California, San Mateo, 400
NORTH 77 DEGREES 18’ 04’’ EAST               (415) 263-4300 By: Brandon L. Torrez,         that purpose. Original document signed        YOU OBJECT to the granting of the peti-
                                                                                                                                                                                     At the Marshall St. entrance to the Hall      County Center, Redwood City, CA
163.06 FEET TO THE WESTERLY                  Authorized Signature Sale Information         by Authorized Agent Chet Sconyers             tion, you should appear at the hearing
                                                                                                                                                                                     of Justice and Records, 400 County            94063. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting
LINE OF CAMPO DRIVE, FORMERLY                at 714-573-1965 or logon to www.              - For Trustee's Sale Information Please       and state your objections or file written
                                                                                                                                         objections with the court before the        Center, Redwood City, CA Amount of            of the petition, you should appear at
HILLVIEW ROAD, AS SHOWN ON THE      Use TS Number             Call (714) 573-1965 P338466 12/12,                                                        unpaid balance and other charges:             the hearing and state your objections
ABOVE MENTIONED MAP; THENCE                  44008 P338682 12/5, 12/12,                    12/19, 12/26/2007                             hearing. Your appearance may be in
                                                                                                                                         person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE      $523,956.98 The purported property            or file written objections with the court
ALONG SAID WESTERLY LINE OF                  12/19/2007 (Published in The Almanac          (Published in The Almanac 12/12, 19,                                                      address is: 330 Wisteria Drive East           before the hearing. Your appearance
CAMPO DRIVE, SOUTH 6 DEGREES                 12/5, 12, 19, 2007)                           26, 2007)                                     A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of
                                                                                                                                         the deceased, you must file your claim      Palo Alto, CA 94303 Legal Description         may be in person or by your attorney.
08’ EAST 93.01 FEET TO THE SAID              ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE                TS# 040-15047 Order # 30081764                                                            As more fully described in said Deed of       IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contin-
SOUTHEASTERLY LINE OF LOT 36;                                                                                                            with the court and mail a copy to the
                                             OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF THE                 Loan # 23614.06-FABBRO Notice of              personal representative appointed by        Trust Assessors Parcel No. 063-413-           gent creditor of the deceased, you
THENCE ALONG SAID SOUTHEASTERLY              STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE                   Trustee's Sale YOU ARE IN DEFAULT                                                         170 The undersigned Trustee disclaims         must file your claim with the court and
LINE SOUTH 64 DEGREES 53’ WEST                                                                                                           the court within four months from the
                                             COUNTY OF San Mateo No. 467670 TO             UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED                   date of first issuance of letters as pro-   any liability for any incorrectness of        mail a copy to the personal representa-
134.30 FEET TO THE POINT OF                  ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner            12/4/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE                                                                the property address or other common          tive appointed by the court within four
BEGINNING. Amount of unpaid balance                                                                                                      vided in section 9100 of the California
                                             Gina Sarles filed a petition with this        ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY,              Probate Code. The time for filing claims    designation, if any, shown herein. If no      months from the date of first issuance
and other charges: $1,360,311.22             court for a decree changing names             IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE.                                                          street address or other common desig-         of letters as provided in section 9100
(estimated) Street address and other                                                                                                     will not expire before four months
                                             as follows: Gina Gunter Sarles to Gina        IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF                 from the hearing date noticed above.        nation is shown, directions to the loca-      of the California Probate Code. The
common designation of the real prop-         Sarles. THE COURT ORDERS that all             THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING                                                              tion of the property may be obtained by       time for filing claims will not expire
erty: 140 CAMPO ROAD PORTOLA                                                                                                             YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the
                                             persons interested in this matter shall       AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT               court. If you are a person interested in    sending a written request to the ben-         before four months from the hearing
VALLEY, CA 94028 APN Number: 079-            appear before this court at the hear-         A LAWYER. A public auction sale to                                                        eficiary within 10 days of the date of        date noticed above. YOU MAY EXAMINE
160-390 The undersigned Trustee dis-                                                                                                     the estate, you may file with the court
                                             ing indicated below to show cause,            the highest bidder for cash, cashier's        a Request for Special Notice (form          first publication of this Notice of Sale.     the file kept by the court. If you are a
claims any liability for any incorrectness   if any, why the petition for change of        check drawn on a state or national                                                        If the Trustee is unable to convey title      person interested in the estate, you
of the street address and other com-                                                                                                     DE-154) of the filing of an inventory
                                             name should not be granted. NOTICE            bank, check drawn by a state or               and appraisal of estate assets or of        for any reason, the successful bidder's       may file with the court a Request for
mon designation, if any, shown herein.       OF HEARING: January 16, 2008, 9am,            federal credit union, or a check drawn                                                    sole and exclusive remedy shall be the        Special Notice (form DE-154) of the
The property heretofore described                                                                                                        any petition or account as provided in
                                             Dept. PJ, Superior Court of California,       by a state or federal savings and loan        Probate Code section 1250. A Request        return of monies paid to the Trustee,         filing of an inventory and appraisal
is being sold “as is”. DATE: 11-26-          County of San Mateo, 400 County               association, or savings association, or                                                   and the successful bidder shall have no       of estate assets or of any petition or
2007 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE                                                                                                             for Special Notice form is available
                                             Center, Redwood City, CA 94063. A             savings bank specified in section 5102        from the court clerk. Attorney for          further recourse. Date: 12/12/2007            account as provided in Probate Code
COMPANY, as Trustee (714) 259-               copy of this ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE              of the Financial Code and authorized to                                                   LandAmerica Default Services Samir            section 1250. A Request for Special
7850 or (714)                                                                                                       Petitioner: /s/ Roger P. Kokores, Esq.,
                                             shall be published at least once each         do business in this state will be held by     2600 El Camino Real, #501, Palo Alto,       Khan, authorized signor Post Office           Notice form is available from the court
573-1965 or www.priorityposting.             week for four successive weeks prior to       the duly appointed trustee. The sale will                                                 Box 5899 6 Executive Circle Irvine,           clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: /s/ Peter
com CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE                                                                                                              CA 94306 (650) 857-1818 (Almanac
                                             the date set for hearing on the petition      be made, but without covenant or war-         12/12, 19, 26, 2007)                        CA 92616 (949) 885-4500 Sale Line:            Bajorek, Hales & George, 19040 Cox
COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR                  in the following newspaper of general         ranty, expressed or implied, regarding                                                    714-573-1965 Reinstatement Line:              Avenue, Suite 3, Saratoga, CA 95070
ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT.                circulation, printed in this county: The      title, possession, or encumbrances, to        TS# 047-15336 Order # 30086393              949-885-4500 To request reinstate-            (408) 255-6292 (The Almanac 12/19,
ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE             Almanac. Date: November 21, 2007              pay the remaining principal sum of the        Loan # 0046175964 Notice of                 ment/and or payoff FAX request                26, 2007, 1/2/08)
USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. DEBORAH               /s/ Mark R. Forcum JUDGE OF THE               note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust,
BRIGNAC, VICE PRESIDENT 9200                 SUPERIOR COURT (Almanac 12/5, 12,             with interest and late charges thereon,
OAKDALE AVE MAILSTOP N110612                 19, 26, 2007)                                 as provided in the note(s), advances,
CHATSWORTH, CA 91311 ASAP#                                                                 under the terms of the Deed of Trust,
                                             TSG No.: 3446476 TS No.:

                                                                                                                                                    Think Globally, Shop Locally
941832 12/05/2007, 12/12/2007,                                                             interest thereon, fees, charges and
12/19/2007 (Published in The Almanac         20079070802553 FHA/VA/PMI No.:
                                             Notice Of Trustee’s Sale YOU ARE IN           expenses of the Trustee for the total
December 5, 12, 19, 2007)                                                                  amount (at the time of the initial publica-
                                             DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST,
Trustee's Sale Number: 44008 TSG             DATED 12/29/2006 UNLESS YOU                   tion of the Notice of Sale) reasonably
#: 1140548 Notice of Trustee's Sale          TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR                   estimated to be set forth below. The
Notice YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A            PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT                   amount may be greater on the day of
DEED OF TRUST DATED November 21,             A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN                 sale. Trustor(s): Steven A. Fabbro, an
2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO              EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF                  unmarried man Recorded: 12/05/2006
PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE             THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU,                   as Instrument No. 2006-183318 in
SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED           YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.                  book , page of Official Records in the
AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE                 On 1/2/2008 at 12:30 PM First                 office of the Recorder of San Mateo
OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU,               American Loanstar Trustee Services,           County, California; Date of Sale:
YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER.                 as duly appointed Trustee under and           1/2/2008 at 12:30 PM Place of Sale:
On December 26, 2007, at 12:30 PM,           pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded            At the Marshall St. entrance to the Hall
At the Marshall St. entrance to the Hall     01/05/2007, as Instrument No. 2007-           of Justice and Records, 400 County
of Justice and Records, 400 County           002302, in book , page , of Official          Center, Redwood City, CA Amount of
Center, Redwood City, CA, Alliance           Records in the office of the County           unpaid balance and other charges:
Title Company, as duly appointed             Recorder of San Mateo County, State of        $643,187.70 The purported property
trustee, will sell, at public auction to     California. Executed by: Irene Villalobos,    address is: 65 Granada Court Portola
the highest bidder, in lawful money of       Agustin Garcia, will sell at public auction   Valley, CA 94208 Legal Description As
the United States, all payable at the        to highest bidder for cash, cashier's         more fully described in said Deed of
time of sale, the following described        check/cash equivalent or other form           Trust Assessors Parcel No. 079-009-
property situated in San Mateo County,                                                     092-27A, 079-092-270 The under-

                                             of payment authorized by 2924h(b),
California: 1658 Purdue Ave, East Palo       (payable at time of sale in lawful money      signed Trustee disclaims any liability
Alto CA - APN(s) 063-031-080-3. The          of the United States) At the Marshall         for any incorrectness of the property
Trustee disclaims any liability for any      St. entrance to the Hall of Justice and       address or other common designa-
incorrectness of the street address          Records, 400 County Center, Redwood           tion, if any, shown herein. If no street
and other common designation, if any,        City, CA All right, title and interest con-   address or other common designation
shown herein. Said Sale will be made         veyed to and now held by it under said        is shown, directions to the location
without covenant or warranty, express                                                      of the property may be obtained by
or implied, regarding title, possession
or encumbrances, to pay the remain-
                                             Deed of Trust in the property situated
                                             in said County and State described as:        sending a written request to the ben-
                                                                                           eficiary within 10 days of the date of
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                                             As more fully described in the above
                                                                                           first publication of this Notice of Sale.
ing unpaid balance of the obligations
secured by and pursuant to the power
                                             mentioned Deed of Trust APN# 063-
                                             402-130-7 The street address and              If the Trustee is unable to convey title
                                                                                           for any reason, the successful bidder's
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                                             signed Trustee disclaims any liability
                                                                                           and the successful bidder shall have no
                                                                                           further recourse. Date: 11/30/2007                               To place a Classified ad in The Almanac,
2006, as Instrument Number 2006-             for any incorrectness of the street           LandAmerica Default Services Summer
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                                             address and other common designa-
                                             tion, if any, shown herein. Said sale
                                                                                           Everts, Post Office Box 5899 6
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the unpaid balance of the obligations        will be made, but without covenant            885-4500 Sale Line: 714-573-1965
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                                             or warranty, expressed or implied,
                                             regarding title, possession, or encum-
                                                                                           Reinstatement Line: 949-885-4500 To
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