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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 cleworks.org/ewaste/. 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
December 19, 2007 ■ The Almanac ■ 21
F A M I L Y A L M A N A C
Strikers boys U10 team
front row, from left:
Jack Gray, Paul Sapper,
Kobe Carr and AJ Report by Nick Athens
Hamer; middle row, parent of a player
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
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
■ Yvette and John Barg, a
daughter, November 28, at
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. www.alliedartsguild.org
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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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
schristmas.com), 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-
reservations please contact Blanca Yoc at
generations raised without handwritten letters days. That way when next Christmas rolls
around, you will be sure to be invited to their 650-326-8210 x221 or email email@example.com
— 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
December 19, 2007 ■ The Almanac ■ 23
The Bowman program builds
confidence, creativity and
Lower School - Grades K - 5
Middle School - Grades 6 - 8
Individualized, self-directed program
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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
size,” says Peter
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
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-
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 .....*
❑ 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
Enclose this coupon and send to: The Almanac Holiday Fund
The Almanac, 3525 Alameda de las Pulgas,
Menlo Park, CA 94025
By Credit Card: ❏ Visa or ❏ MasterCard No. _______________________________________
Exp. Date ________________________________________________________
Online. The organizations named below provide major matching grants to the Holiday Fund.
Anyplace. The William and Flora
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
www.TheAlmanacOnline.com anonymous box. All donations will be acknowledged by mail.
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M E E T I N G S , M U S I C , T H E AT E R , F A M I LY A C T I V I T I E S A N D S P E C I A L E V E N T S
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. www.galleryhouse2.com 2025. www.peninsulavolunteers.org 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. www.theatreworks.org 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- gender.stanford.edu 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. http://www.paloaltojcc.org
horribly wrong. Warning: Adult language and
docent-led tours) every Sat., 2 p.m. Through Jeannides and paintings and mixed media www.smcl.org 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. www.theatreq.org 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. www.cityofpaloalto.org 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 insulavolunteers.org
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. www.busbarn.org Menlo Park. www.portolaartgallery.com Call 650-321-1004. www.moah.org
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., peninsulavolunteers.org
is an individual’s physical and emotional
$10 donation to LCPH. Pioneer Saloon, 2925 Palo Alto. www.cbhp.org 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. http://www.peninsulajazzosociety.org 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. www.pacificartleague.org 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. www.keplers.com 2025. www.peninsulavolunteers.org 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. www.smcl.org
Prius Hybrid, Yours Redwood City. http://www.foxdream.com 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
0 Highla d
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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until 10:30 pm.
Choice of Main Dishes:
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from 8:30 pm –12:30 am. with Cabernet Sauce
Midnight champagne toast. Ribeye Steak Chimichurri
Grilled Ahi Tuna Hacienda
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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. www.drtavarez.com
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
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.” society.org.
In recognition of the
Holiday Season, the
Portola Valley Town Hall
will be closed
Monday, December 24, 2007
through Tuesday, January 1, 2008
December 19, 2007 ■ The Almanac ■ 27
Visit Our New Online Store! “When you
Show your support for open space
lands by going hiking, biking, or
riding in style with District gear fit
for on or off the trails.
Log on to: www.openspace.org/store
Featured Products Include:
• Bags • Blankets • Outerwear
• Hats • Shirts • Gift Certificates
All online store proceeds
• TIRES • ALIGNMENTS
will help support the
purchase of new open • SHOCKS • BRAKES
space lands and protecting
the natural environment.
Visit often for new items and store specials.
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
330 Distel Circle, Los Altos, CA 94022-1404 2115 El Camino Real
Phone: (650) 691-1200 • Web site: www.openspace.org
St. Bede’s Episcopal Church
Christ Episcopal Church 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, 854.6555
Nurturing Minds and Hearts www.stbedesmenlopark.org
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 www.ccla.us 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
IN MENLO PARK Tuesday, December 25th - Christmas Day
9:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with Carols, Rite I
JOIN US FOR CHRISTMAS
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
Sunday, December 30 services.
Regular Service Times
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)
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
and purity found
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 www.woodsidevillagechurch.org
1095 Cloud Ave., Menlo Park
unday, December 23
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 www.valleypreschurch.org
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
December 19, 2007 ■ The Almanac ■ 29
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
OF THE WOODSIDE FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTED BY REFERENCE, THE 2006 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE WITH THE 2007 CALIFORNIA AMEDMENTS INCLUDING ALL ADOPTED STANDARDS AS SPECIFIED PRESCRIBING REGULATIONS
GOVERNING CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS TO LIFE AND PROPERTY FROM FIRE OR EXPLOSION WITHIN THE TERRITORY OF THE WOODSIDE FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT, ESTABLISHING A BUREAU OF FIRE
PREVENTION AND PROVIDING OFFICERS THEREFORE AND DEFINING THEIR POWERS AND DUTIES.
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
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
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME
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, Gooddogmom.com, 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,
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
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 . . .
The holidays are a wonderful time of year to
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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!
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THE PENINSULA’S FREE CLASSIFIEDS WEBSITE MARKETPLACE the printed version of
TO RESPOND TO ADS WITHOUT PHONE NUMBERS
GO TO WWW.FOGSTER.COM fogster.com
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, Jr.in
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 priorityposting.com 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 www.fidelityasap.com (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.:
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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
The Peninsula’s Free Classified Web Site Combining the reach of
As more fully described in the above
first publication of this Notice of Sale.
ing unpaid balance of the obligations
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for any reason, the successful bidder's
the Web with print ads reaching over 150,000 readers!
of sale contained in that certain Deed other common designation, if any, of
of Trust (together with any modifica- the real property described above is sole and exclusive remedy shall be the
tions thereto), executed by Javier purported to be: 427 Larkspur Drive, return of monies paid to the Trustee,
Castillanos Navarro, a single man, as
trustor, and recorded December 13,
East Palo Alto, CA 94305 The under-
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
188089 in the office of the San Mateo
County Recorder. The total amount of
address and other common designa-
tion, if any, shown herein. Said sale
Everts, Post Office Box 5899 6
Executive Circle Irvine, CA 92616 (949) The Palo Alto Weekly or The Mountain View Voice
the unpaid balance of the obligations will be made, but without covenant 885-4500 Sale Line: 714-573-1965
secured by the property to be sold and
reasonable estimated costs, expenses
or warranty, expressed or implied,
regarding title, possession, or encum-
Reinstatement Line: 949-885-4500 To
request reinstatement/and or payoff call 326-8216 or visit us at fogster.com
and advances at the time of the initial brances, to pay the remaining principal FAX request to: (949) 885-4496 This
publication of this Notice of Trustee's office is attempting to collect a debt
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