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How would you spend $10 million downtown? COUNCIL CANDIDATES DEBATE HOUSING, HIGH-SPEED RAIL IN OLD MV By Daniel DeBolt

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Middle College engages restless teens’ minds By Nick Veronin

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he 70 juniors and seniors from the Mountain ViewLos Altos and Palo Alto Unified high school districts don’t appear to be all that different from other kids their age. Some are

outgoing, others shy, a few are sarcastic and, for the most part, they liberally pepper their sentences with the word “like.” What sets these students apart from the majority of their peers, according Middle College teachers Mike Wilson and Trish Lang-

don, is that normal public high school was not working for them. Like, really not working. And so, they have enrolled in Middle College, a publicly funded alternative secondary school proSee MIDDLE COLLEGE, page 8

NASA’s potty problem — vandals By Daniel DeBolt

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ASA has figured out how to make a toilet that astronauts can use in outer space, but down here on earth is another, messier story. The problem with a particular pair of bathrooms at NASA Ames Research Center has become so bad that Deputy Center Director Deb Feng sent an e-mail Friday to all 2,500 or so NASA employees in Mountain View about the “disturbing” vandalism, asking employees to call if they witness anything. “In Building 269, massive amounts of paper towels and toilet paper have purposely been placed in men’s toilets causing flooding in the hallway and creating an unsafe condition,” Feng’s e-mail said. The building is behind the NASA security gate, which means the culprit is likely a NASA employee or a student intern.

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More bathroom vandalism is happening in building 244, Feng said, where both the men’s and women’s bathrooms were defaced with “objectionable graffiti.” The vandalism is costing NASA Ames thousands of dollars to clean up and “disrupts our work environment,” Feng writes. “We take these incidents very seriously and will take whatever lawful action is necessary to alleviate this problem,” her e-mail warns. Those “necessary actions” were questioned in an e-mail by an anonymous employee of NASA Ames who is concerned about two video cameras that have been pointed at the doors to the men’s bathrooms on the first and second floors of building 269, apparently to help identify suspects. “Is it legal?” the employee asked. “Is this also done at local businesses, such as Google and Hewlett Packard?”

f the six candidates for City Council were given $10 million to improve Mountain View’s downtown, the area could end up with a subsidized grocery store, more park space, incentives for new retail stores, a revamped Civic Center plaza or tiny new “sidewalk parks,” depending on which one you asked. At Landels elementary school Monday night the Old Mountain View Neighborhood Association asked the candidates what they would do if an “anonymous wealthy benefactor” gave Mountain View $10 million for downtown improvements. “Well, we have tried for years to get a grocery store downtown,” said mayor and incumbent Ronit Bryant. “If we could use the interest on the $10 million to open a grocery store, I would be interested.” Google employee Aaron Jabbari said he was “very much against” “throwing money” at certain types of businesses to attract them downtown, such as Safeway. For incumbent Jac Siegel the answer was easy. “Parks, parks, parks,” he said. He said the downtown is underserved by park space with only 2 acres of space for every 1,000 residents, when the city’s goal is 3 acres. Most everyone agreed that more park space is needed downtown. Waylonis wants small parks around downtown where people can sit down and have some lunch. Jabbari called for tiny parks placed on sidewalks, with tables and chairs that would encourage people to “sit down and play a game of chess, just like in Europe.” Bryant also mentioned the city’s

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Civic Center plaza as needing some work to be more inviting. Incumbent Margaret-Abe Koga added that the money could be used to add diversity to the retailers downtown, such as a shoe store she thinks is missing. It could also provide a shuttle service for the whole city, she said. Loaded HSR questions The OMVNA chair Laura Lewis asked the candidates to describe three benefits of bringing highspeed rail to Mountain View, which Ronit Bryant and Jac Siegel refused to answer directly. The other candidates did. “It makes Mountain View even more of a regional center for employment,” Jabbari said, presumably about putting a high-speed rail station downtown. Google engineer Dan Waylonis See DEBATE, page 7

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fter a few questions at Monday night’s debate, City Council candidate Aaron Jab- Jabbari bari ducked out for what he called a “previous engagement” — a celebration of his 21st birthday, to which fellow candidate Greg David said, “Now you can have a beer!” Audience members were heard grumbling that the Google employee should have stayed for at least another half hour.

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he pedestrian path that was once the only convenient way to walk through the neighborhood at the north end of Ortega Avenue will likely be closed permanently. The city’s zoning administrator is allowing the homeowner’s association to put up a locked gate blocking the path. The path through the Ryland Towne Court development to Leland Avenue was boarded up last month, causing a stir on the Voice’s online forum. Residents of the neighborhood used the path to walk east towards Rengstorff Park and downtown without having to make a long detour onto California Avenue. Zoning Administrator Peter Gilli said that if

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o of Ideafarm is in trouble with the law, again. The unusually named man is a common sight on the streets of Mountain View, often seen holding signs with slogans decrying selfishness or encouraging passersby to ���live wholesomely.” At other times, his “campaigns” have carried more incendiary messages on issues such as gay marriage and immigration. The large, sign-covered box-like trailer that doubles as his home was seized by the police when he was arrested last month. The replacement box, an 8-foot long trailer Ideafarm tows with his bicycle that he refers to as the “doghouse,” is not

allowed on public land, said City Attorney Jannie Quinn. Ideafarm was issued a letter from the city saying that he cannot encroach upon public property with his structure, she told the Voice. “I think the city has been incredibly respectful of his First Amendment rights and tolerant of his behavior,” Quinn said. “We expect him to comply with the Mountain View city code.” That means that Ideafarm may not park his “doghouse” on public sidewalks or stand in the median of any street and distribute literature or hold campaign placards, Quinn said. Ideafarm has not gotten along well with the Mountain View police in recent weeks. On Sept. 9 he was

arrested in a City Hall conference room on trespassing charges, after he refused to cooperate with an officer who asked him to leave. The next day, Sept. 10, Ideafarm staged what he calls a “sit in” in the lobby of the Mountain View Police Department. He sat on the ground, blocking the lobby’s main counter and reading from a book about the First Amendment. According to police spokeswoman Liz Wylie, officers spent “an inordinate amount of time” trying to convince him to move to a chair in the lobby where he wouldn’t block access to the counter. He refused, was again arrested and this time jailed for 13 days. While in jail, police seized his original “doghouse” as evidence, Ideafarm said. V

Victor Calvo, longtime public servant, dies FORMER MAYOR AND LEGISLATOR INSTRUMENTAL IN DEVELOPING SHORELINE, CUESTA, RENGSTORFF PARKS By Daniel DeBolt

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ormer Mayor Victor Calvo, one of the city’s most accomplished residents, died last week in his Mountain View home surrounded by his family. He was 86. Calvo was selected as mayor of Mountain View three times during the 1960s and went on to be a Santa Clara County supervisor, a state Assembly member and state public utilities commissioner, finally retiring from political life in 1989. Services will be held Oct. 18 at 1 p.m. at the Rengstorff House at Shoreline Park in Mountain View. Calvo spent his whole life living in Mountain View, where he grew up on a ranch at the corner of San Antonio Road and El Camino Real that was owned by his parents, immigrants from Spain. Many of his colleagues remember Calvo as an environmentalist ahead of his time, and an unflinching advocate for his less-powerful constituents in both Mountain View and Sacramento. “His work in Mountain View was the thing he was most proud of,” said former City Manager John O’Halloran, who remained close friends with Calvo after working with him throughout the 1960s on such projects as the creation of Shoreline, Rengstorff

and Cuesta parks. All of the parks had to be paid for by voter-approved bonds, which required a two-thirds yes vote to pass. O’Halloran said Calvo was instrumental in getting those bonds approved. Even in his final days he was helping the city deal with the problematic geese and coots at Shoreline Park’s golf course, where he loved to golf, said City Manager Kevin Duggan. Some of his proposals for dealing with the birds were acted on by the City Council. Calvo was “well respected” while on the 1960s City Council, as a lifelong resident and as an expert on any matter he chose to study, O’Halloran said. “Once he got on a commission or something he really studied or understood it,” O’Halloran said. When he chaired the board for what is now known as the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, “he knew the air pollution control technicalities better than almost anybody I knew and he was only on it for a month,” he said. Early accomplishments Calvo was valedictorian of his class at Mountain View High School in 1942, the same year he volunteered for the United States See CALVO, page 9

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said downtown merchants would “benefit greatly” from an influx of visitors with a high-speed train station downtown. Bryant said she did not actually see any economic benefits of high-speed rail. “If done wrong it could seriously damage us,” Bryant said. Bryant said there would be more trains coming through the city every hour, which would “not define for me a neighborhood where I want to live” because of the noise. Siegel pointed to the 3,000 parking spaces required in the area for a station. Candidate Greg David disagreed, saying that while trains would be more frequent, the sound of the electric trains would be a “whoosh” instead of a “rumble.” Expressing concern that Moffett Field could be turned into another airport someday without an alternative to flying, Abe-Koga was more supportive of high-speed trains for their “convenience.” Affordable housing? Whether the city should sub-

sidize affordable housing came up, as the city is sitting on $18 million in affordable housing funds collected from special tax districts and development fees on market rate homes. “If you asked residents whether the city should be subsidizing affordable housing, I think you would probably get a pretty negative response,” said David, who was joined by Waylonis in opposing housing subsidies. “Some people would say it’s a supply and demand issue,” said Waylonis, who recommended higher density infill development along El Camino Real and other areas to solve the problem. He said it should be ownership housing as the city’s high proportion of rentals means the city does not get as much taxes as other cities under Proposition 13. Bryant and Siegel both said that Mountain View could not solve the Bay Area’s housing problems, but Bryant pitched her idea for mixed use, mixed income projects that use smaller city subsidies. Bryant said she is concerned about losing the diversity that many residents love about Mountain View. V

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UPCOMING DEBATES Several debates are scheduled for Mountain View City Council candidates in the coming weeks. ■ Cable access television KMVT will have a live broadcast of a debate on Channel 15 on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. ■ The League of Women Voters is hosting a debate on Thursday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Mountain View City Council chambers, 500 Castro St. ■ The Cuesta Park Neighborhood Association will hold a debate on Thursday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. at St. Timothy’s Church at the corner of Grant and Cuesta streets. ■ The Monta Loma Neighborhood Association’s debate is set for Saturday, Oct. 23, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Monta Loma School, 460 Thompson Ave.

Abe-Koga’s campaign war chest hits city’s limit By Daniel DeBolt

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tradition of keeping campaign spending to a minimum appears to be alive and well in Mountain View. Of the six candidates for City Council, only two appear to have done any real fundraising, with Margaret Abe-Koga out front with $21,709 raised so far. From January to the end of September, Mayor Ronit Bryant was the only other candidate to do any real fundraising with $6,161 in her account before expenses, while incumbent Jac Siegel is paying the lion’s share of his own campaign so far with a $6,000 loan to himself and $6,721 in total funds. Challengers Dan Waylonis, Greg David and Aaron Jabbari say they will not be spending more than $1,000, which exempts them from having to disclose their campaign financing. Abe-Koga’s $21,709 is just over the city’s voluntary expenditure limit this year of $20,159. Abe-Koga and the rest of the candidates have agreed not to spend more than $20,159 and in exchange the city

will help fund the printing of their ballot statements. Abe-Koga’s campaign donors are too numerous to list, but include the only contribution to a candidate so far from the Mountain View Peace Officers Association ($500), the California Apartment Association ($750), Acco Management Co. in Mountain View ($500), District Attorney Jeff Rosen ($100), Woodmont Real Estate L.L.P. ($500) and donations of $100- $250 from numerous supporters. Bryant has raised $6,161 so far this year, $3,000 of which is a loan from herself. Her campaign donations include $100 from the California League of Conservation Voters and $250 from Charles Gardyn, who is seeking to redevelop the La Costena building at Rengstorff Avenue and Old Middlefield Way. While Jabbari had not submitted any campaign finance disclosures by the city’s Tuesday deadline, he said Wednesday that he planned to file paperwork stating he would spend less than $1,000. David and Waylonis have indicated the same on forms already submitted to the city clerk. V

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gram that allows local students to simultaneously earn a high school diploma and college credit in community college classes. While the program has shrunk in recent years, teachers at the Foothill College campus say the program is as vital as ever. And the students seem to agree. Lexie Scheel, a senior at Middle College, said that the classes at Mountain View High School seemed really disconnected and that there was a lot of homework she felt was unnecessary. Her solution: not do the homework. But then Scheel found out about Middle College, where students split their time between high school classes, taught by Wilson and Langdon, and college classes taught by Foothill faculty. The high school classes run on a semester system, Monday through Friday from noon to 3 p.m.; the college classes run on a 12-week quarter system, and for every unit of a college-level course completed, the students earn two high school credits. Scheel no longer feels like her homework is pointless, and, “I can take the same class in 12 weeks that would take in a whole year at Mountain View,� she said. Scheel’s reasons for coming to Middle College are similar to those of many of her classmates, Wilson said. “These are kids that are bright and are brave,� Wilson said. Many of his students chose Middle College because they felt the curriculum at their home schools was repetitive, not moving fast enough or was too generalized, he said. The right course Morgan Aozasa is a senior who came to Middle College from Los Altos High School in the second semester of her junior year. She said being able to take specific classes on art history at Foothill has inspired her to major in the subject when she graduates. At Los Altos, she would only have been able to take a very broad art history course. Now she

is able to take art history courses on specific time periods. “It’s been amazing for me to be able to specialize and find out exactly what I like and why I like it,� Aozasa said. “I’m a lazy overachiever,� Megan McNolty, a senior from Gunn High School in Palo Alto, said. McNolty came into Middle College as a junior and said that right away she appreciated the accelerated pace and the lighter day-today homework load. “I like doing the harder, faster classes.� The harder, faster track might even allow Kathryn Austin, a junior from Palo Alto High School, to leave the Middle College program with an Associate of Arts degree. “Which would be awesome,� Austin said. The school was started at Foothill College in 1993. It is funded by Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District, Palo Alto Unified School District and the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, and while space is limited, it isn’t much more expensive than going to a normal public high school. Students do not need to pay for the college courses they take, and all required books are subsidized by the three school districts. It is one of many Middle College programs across the country. The program’s roots stretch back to 1974 when the first Middle College opened at LaGuardia Community College in New York. Funding shrinks When the Voice last checked in with Foothill’s Middle College program in 2005, the school was expanding. At the time there were two senior classes, one junior class and about 90 students total; class sizes were smaller back then, as well, and the Mountain View-Los Altos district was hiring a fourth teacher for the program. Since then, a faltering economy, state and local budget constraints and faculty turnover have forced the program to scale back. This year, the program had to turn away about 30 prospective students, Wilson estimated. However, some students from Mountain View-Los Altos high schools who may have

wanted to enroll in Middle College have instead enrolled at the Freestyle Academy, an electronic media and arts program run out of Mountain View High School. No hall pass Having only 70 students and two teachers makes Middle College feel like a community, Wilson said. Students call Wilson and Langdon by their first names. “It’s just more personal,� said Schuyler Linn, a junior from Palo Alto High School. “I like that.� The atmosphere at Middle College is more relaxed than at a traditional public high school. One girl sat at her desk barefoot, others stepped outside to make phone calls, and as Wilson pointed out, students “don’t need a hall pass to go to the bathroom.� Socially, as well as academically, he said, “they are really learning how to be a college student before they go to college.� And yet, these are still unmistakably high schoolers. Wilson had to corral the group of Middle College students who mingled outside of his and Langdon’s portables on Monday, Oct. 4, waiting for the clock to strike noon. “Come on Middle College,� he said, raising his voice over groans of protest. When asked whether it was wise to trust minors with the same responsibilities and privileges as college students, Wilson said that issues seldom arise from the greater freedom Middle College students are afforded. When they do, he said, he and Langdon attempt to resolve those issues, not through punishment, but by explaining the importance of adult behavior. As an alternative school, Wilson said, programs like Middle College may be viewed suspiciously by those who are used to the status quo. “It’s not about what’s wrong with traditional high school,� Wilson said. “Traditional high school has existed for so long because it works as an institution. But it doesn’t work for everyone. I think recognizing that is healthy.� Wilson’s main goal, he said, is “getting young people to realize their academic potential.� He said he feels like he is succeeding. V

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as nails when facing a tough decision. He was an environmentalist before the word came into use.”

Army. He flew 25 bombing missions over Europe with the Army Air Force during World War II. After the war he earned a degree in political science from Stanford University. He married Nellie Catherine Quintero-Calvo, his wife of 62 years, in 1948 and they had five children. He owned and operated the De Anza lumberyard in Cupertino from 1959 to 1985. Calvo started his political career in 1957 by joining the city’s new Environmental Planning Commission, the first commission of its kind in the region, O’Halloran said. Home construction was booming and Fairchild Semiconductor was one of the city’s largest employers as Silicon Valley was being born. It was the first time the aesthetics of development were discussed by a city commission. The word “environmental” was included in the commission’s title so that the commission could weigh in on almost anything, even a parking lot, O’Halloran said. Calvo left the commission when he was elected to the City Council in 1961. And in a fashion unique to the time and to Calvo, he was selected by his fellow council members to be mayor three times before he termed out in 1968.

Environmental legacy Calvo was recognized in 1979 as “Environmental Legislator of the Year” by the California Planning and Conservation League. As chair of the Assembly Committee on Resources, Land Use and Energy he blocked pieces of legislation that would have hurt the California Environmental Quality Act, the California Coastal Act and air quality laws. After establishing himself as an environmental expert he left the Assembly in 1980, selected by then-Gov. Jerry Brown to serve on the California Public Utilities Commission, which Calvo called “a very difficult job that requires full dedication.” Among his accomplishments was initiating the removal of 100-car freight trains that backed up mid-day auto traffic in San Jose as they lumbered from Oakland to Los Angeles at 10 miles per hour. The trains were allowed to run at night instead. Republican Governor George Deukmejian replaced Calvo with a republican in 1986, and Calvo joined the California Coastal Commission in 1987, where he continued his environ-

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Shoreline Park controversy He was a staunch advocate for the creation of Shoreline Park, which pitted him against his fellow environmentalists and bird lovers, as he was a member of the Audubon Society, O’Halloran said. He reconciled that conflict with a belief that the city was protecting the area from development even though some of the original marshland had to be destroyed to make way for the Shoreline Lake and the contours of today’s park, made with landfill. “There was nothing to stop it from developing,” O’Halloran said of the Shoreline area, which was eyed by housing developers. “That preserved a lot of that land.” Calvo left the council in 1968 after being elected to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, where he served until being elected to the state Assembly in 1974. When Calvo’s closest colleagues and friends were asked for comment, many mentioned his advocacy for the state’s wetlands, forests and greenbelts, and his unwillingness to bend to the influence of special interests. “He was a straight arrow in a sea of ego and ambition, with the temptations of power nearby,” said John White, who served as a consultant to the Assembly on air quality and alternative energy. “He was low key and quiet, but razor sharp and tough

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he plan to introduce a new charter high school is getting a tepid reaction from local high school district officials. William Smith is looking to start a charter school in Silicon Valley and said he hopes to meet soon with officials from the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District to discuss his plan. “It partly depends on the friendli-

ness of the reception we get,” said Smith, an educator who has been considering the district as a site for his One World Preparatory School. Smith has not yet presented his formal plan to the district but said he has spoken with Barry Groves, superintendent of the school district, who told Smith that Mountain View-Los Altos does not have the space to accommodate One World. “There’s no room for a charter school on my campuses,” Groves

told the Voice. “I don’t have any room.” Smith said he understands Groves’ concern and that he is looking into alternatives in the area outside of the district’s grounds. Smith said he is considering postponing the opening of One World until 2012. Initially he had hoped to open the school in 2011. “I definitely believe that there is a need for this school,” Smith said. One World would de-emphasize physical education and sports in favor of a robust foreign language program, according to Smith. V

mental advocacy before retiring from politics in 1989. Calvo suffered from prostate cancer before he passed away, said his granddaughter, Alyssa Crittenden in an e-mail. “If I had to pick one word to describe my husband I would pick earnest,” said Nelli Calvo in an e-mail. “He was earnest in everything he did from his actions to his speech; everything he did was done with a deep sense of intention and sincerity. He was kind and gentle and a wonderful life partner. He had a deep affection for family and friends and a tremendous sense of humor. He will be greatly missed.” V

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An Open Letter to President Obama:

Nine years of war in Afghanistan. Get us out! October 7, 2001

Dear President Obama, It is clear that after nine years of futile war, a solid and growing majority of United States citizens want this war ended. Listen to our plea. The conflict in Afghanistan is not, in fact, a struggle between Hamid Karzai’s government and a Taliban/terrorist insurrection. It is a civil war among various Afghan factions competing for power. Our continued presence there does nothing to advance our own security or that of the Afghan people. The high number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan is morally indefensible and serves as an effective recruiting device for Al Qaeda and the Taliban, exactly the opposite of what is needed to confront fundamentalist radicalism. The U.S. has lost nearly 1,300 young people and over 5,000 have been wounded. Many thousands more will carry the scars of war for the rest of their lives. The people of Afghanistan have paid an even dearer price in lives lost. The war is costing U.S. taxpayers $100 billion a year. With our economy still in turmoil and with millions of our fellow citizens unemployed, we can ill-afford to continue this occupation. Mr. President, you have said that the war in Afghanistan is aimed at destroying Al Qaeda, yet your own intelligence experts say that there are less than 400 active Al Qaeda members in the region, most of whom are in Pakistan, not Afghanistan. What is needed now, as before, is a robust intelligence and police effort to contain Al Qaeda, not further war. The presence of tens of thousands of additional U.S. soldiers has only resulted in more combat, more deaths (civilian and military), increased support for the Taliban and decreased support for the Karzai government. Many proponents of the war cite the need to protect women’s rights and an emerging democracy as reasons to stay. In fact, the government of Hamid Karzai is deeply corrupt, the recent elections were anything but democratic, and the government has shown very little real interest in the rights of women, much less demonstrated any capacity to protect them.

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ary Davey, who divided her energies between supporting environmental and social causes, died Saturday, Oct. 2, following a heart-related illness at Kaiser Hospital. Davey was the current president of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District board of directors, and called formation of the district in 1972 her favorite accomplishment. “It’s a forever kind of thing,” she said of the district’s acquisitions, now approaching 60,000 acres, in a 2007 interview, when she was recognized with a Lifetimes of Achievement award by the Avenidas senior organization. But her list of community activities has the comprehensive quality of a directory, with advocacy of fair housing high up in her priorities over the years. Her involvements included serving as director Midpeninsula Citizens for Fair Housing; assistant to the executive director of Economic and Social Opportunities; chief executive officer of Advocates for Women, Santa Clara County; Executive Offices housing advisor; president and CEO of Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. and Planned Parenthood Santa Clara County; interim executive director of Palo Alto Red Cross; executive director of City of Palo Alto Centennial and Palo Alto Endowment Fund (now Palo Alto Community Fund); and a board member of Hidden Villa. She served as mayor of Los Altos Hills in 1966, but her advocacy of fair housing caused her to be recalled from the Town Council in 1973. She and her husband, Jack Davey, a retired engineer, were world travelers, visiting 64 countries. Davey was a native of Columbus, Ohio. She married Jack Davey, then in the U.S. Air Force, during the Korean War and the couple moved to Baltimore, where she ran into pervasive housing discrimination and first became active in fair-housing advocacy. She served on the city’s first Human Relations Commission, and helped open up the schools to people of color. They moved to Los Altos Hills in 1961. Davey, frequently described as “ebullient,” combined a deep optimism with a realistic assessment of how far society has yet to go. “I learned that humanity and people are basically built with the same good hopes and the same good aspirations,” she said in 2007. Memorial services are pending. JayThorwaldson is editor of the Palo Alto Weekly. V

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eginning next fall, transferring from Foothill and De Anza community colleges to a California State University campus should be much easier, thanks to two measures signed into law last week. While Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger called the legislation “a monumental step forward for California’s higher education system,� one local education official said the new rules may meet resistance from faculty. The governor signed the bills on Sept. 29. Both were written to help streamline transfers from state community colleges to schools in the CSU system. “It’s been a long time coming,� said Kurt Hueg, a spokesman for Foothill College. Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Van Nuys, is the author of SB1440; Assemblyman Paul Fong, D-Cupertino, is a former trustee of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District and the author of AB2302. The Senate bill will require community colleges to offer associate degrees that are composed entirely of transferable courses, said Bernie Day, an articulation officer for Foothill College who works on agreements between her school and other CSUs stipulating which credits are transferable. As it now stands, Day said, students who earn an associate degree are not guaranteed that all the units they take in their two-year programs will make them a junior if they transfer to a four-year CSU. Conversely, she said, students who focus on taking only the required units for transfer to a four-year

program may not earn an associate degree at the community college level; if they don’t graduate from the CSU after transferring, they will be left without a degree of any kind. The Assembly bill calls on the University of California to adopt a similar system, and asks all three organizations — the CSU, the UC and the community colleges — to work collaboratively to create common core curricula and uniform transfer agreements. Day said the new legislation presents some “inherent challenges.� Those challenges are due, in part, to scope: there are nine UCs, 23 CSUs and 112 community colleges. That accounts for about 3.5 million students in all. Beyond that, Day said that faculty at all the institutions take pride in crafting courses that reflect their individual expertise. “I think there is some concern about making degrees too homogeneous,� she said. Right now, according to Hueg, articulation agreements — agreements regarding which community college units are transferable — are conducted on a college-bycollege basis. “The fact that there is no statewide architecture, or overall plan — that’s a challenge,� Hueg said. “Students can’t assume that their courses are going to line up with whatever colleges they are trying to transfer to.� Day said she doesn’t think the new legislation is necessarily a bad idea. “I think anything that serves students and makes it easier for them is good,� she said. “How it plays out still remains to be seen.� V

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t is a shame that city zoning officials could not come to a decision last month that would preserve public access through a subdivision gate at the north end of Ortega Avenue, not far from Rengstorff Park. The issue began when the homeowners association at Ryland Towne Court, a townhouse development at the north end of Ortega and Leland Street, decided to block a pedestrian access point in the fence around their 60-unit complex. They later asked the city for a permit to install a locking gate for residents only, in order to keep out users who they said had a history of engaging in vandalism, theft, littering, loitering and other unwanted behavior. At a hearing attended by some 40 residents, Zoning Adminstrator Peter Gilli said the 24 people testifying were about equally split, but that his final decision — to permit the installation of a locked gate — was based on Towne Court’s original approval documents, which say nothing about public access through the back fence of the complex. Closure of this gate will definitely be a hardship on residents who live at the Crossings, or other subdivisions west of Ortega, and who want to walk to Rengstorff Park or downtown. Now, instead of taking a relatively straight path through Towne Court’s back fence, they will have to backtrack to California Street and then work their way back north to the park. In his notes on the meeting, Gilli noted how his decision runs counter to the city’s current policy, and that if a similar project were proposed today, public pedestrian connectivity would be part of the discussion. The only hope for the Towne Court neighbors who have been locked out is that the city is exploring alternatives to get pedestrians from the Castro City area to Ortega. Whatever options are discovered will be presented to the City Council, Gilli said, although he cautioned neighbors not to hold out hope for an easy solution. That may be true, but we urge the council to make it a priority to save a way for pedestrians and cyclists to get through this neighborhood without infringing on the rights of Towne Court residents. Surely there must be a way to give “outsiders� a way to walk or bike through this north Ortega neighborhood.

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ayor Ronit Bryant, the City Council and city staff have demonstrated a sincere commitment to preserve burrowing owls at Shoreline by dedicating resources to update the existing burrowing owl management plan� and converting it to an owl preservation plan. On behalf of the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society, I want to thank the council for this effort and their recognition of the inherent value of preserving the remaining population of burrowing owls of Shoreline. It is apparent that the council members appreciate the

contribution the owls make to the richness of their city and its environment. The city is also working to plan and install burrowing owl habitat within the Shoreline golf course area. Recently, city staff members have engaged Audubon Society volunteers to protect the owls and to monitor bird populations within the park. The city staff continues to work with us to plan and design improved foraging and nesting habitat at Shoreline for the owls. At the Audubon Society, I have worked to find additional resources to support these efforts, See OWLS, page 14

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DOCTOR DISGRUNTLED WITH THE NEW EL CAMINO After 41 years of practice in internal medicine and being a staff member of El Camino Hospital, I feel there have been major changes, some of which are disturbing to several of us in private primary care medicine. Call me old-fashioned but many of my colleagues and I miss the “old El Camino.� We also miss the camaraderie among doctors, nurses and staff; people seem uptight nowadays. There seems to be coldness in the new hospital, although it is state of the art among hospitals. Perhaps I am slow to catch on to such high technology. I wonder if less high tech and more “community� is needed these days?

I also have felt for a long time that this administration has not done all it could be doing to help those of us in private practice who are struggling. We constantly battle Medicare and the “big insurances� for better reimbursements. We have had very few new private primary care doctors come into the area. After graduation, most will join CMG or Palo Alto Medical Foundation and probably for a good reason. Other major issues are the outrageous charges for X-rays and labs. Many of us refer our patients elsewhere than El Camino to places where charges are drastically less. I also feel the hospital board See LETTERS, page 14

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APPLAUSE FOR COUNCIL, STAFF IN PROTECTING OWLS I would like to applaud the Mountain View City Council and staff for their ongoing strong support for protection of burrowing owls and their habitat. In my opinion, the Oct. 1 Voice article about Google’s planned recreation facility, “G.A.R. field,� did not reflect the amount of time and work done by the staff and council towards ensuring that the owls at Shoreline and surrounding areas are not forgotten. I have attended many meetings where council members have listened attentively and patiently to concerns about the owls. It would

unteerism to engage people in land, water, and energy conservation. As the Sept. 24 Voice story warns, burrowing owl populations of Santa Clara County are on the brink of extinction. This trend is not unique to our county; over the last 20 years, burrowing owls have disappeared from most of the Bay Area and virtually all California coastal counties. Even the largest populations, in California’s Imperial Valley, are rapidly declining due

to destruction of their native habitat and to changes in land use patterns. We hope that other cities in Santa Clara County and beyond will soon follow the leadership of Mountain View to proactively dedicate land and maintain nesting and foraging habitat to promote burrowing owl survival. Shani Kleinhaus is environmental advocate for the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society

have been easy for them to cave into the pressures of development, but instead they have shown foresight and sensitivity to the plight of this species, which could be on the brink of extinction in our valley. I hope that Google will show the same concern and respect as they carry out their development plans. Catherine Trejo Sunnyview Lane

If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it’s a duck. This is a deliberate use of taxpayer funds to influence the election. It is wrong. If the council majority wants to send political mail, that’s fine. Like anyone else, they have every right to collect donations and send any kind of political mail they like. But they don’t have a right to take our tax dollars, and use those tax dollars on political advertising. Nor is this the first time Yes on T used city resources: the argument in favor of T was coordinated by a city employee working for the city manager. At a minimum, this is a clear conflict of interest. (It’s hard to say no when your boss asks you to “volunteer.�) At worst, it is an illegal use of city time for electioneering. The Yes on T campaign should immediately cease using city resources for their campaign. They should also reimburse the city for the full cost of designing, printing, and mailing this campaign ad. The rest of us should vote no. If this measure passes, the city will do it again: spend your tax dollars on political ads instead of city services. Greg Perry Boranda Avenue

CITY FUNDS USED TO PROMOTE MEASURE T? Recently, many of us received a political mailer full of arguments in favor of Measure T, which would modernize the city’s phone tax to include broadband, international and national phone calls. What you may not know is that your taxes paid for it. The city, using our money, designed, wrote, and sent the mailer. The intent, if you read it, is to give us all a reason to vote for T. It is illegal to use tax money to campaign for or against ballot measures. To get around this, the city is calling it an informational mailer. Of course, the “information� just happens to be the exact same words used by the yes campaign.

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and a squeeze of lemon — or it can bulge snootily with truffles and Gruyere at a fine restaurant. Still, even the fanciest crepe on the far side of the world can trace its lineage back to a humble street corner somewhere in Brittany. Crepes are so appealing in their simplicity and stand-alone goodness that they make the ideal, fuss-free street food: easy to make, fun to watch being prepared, unencumbered by too many condiments. So when the Greek-born Tony Giakoumis decided five years ago to expand his 15-year-old crepe business from the South Bay farmers market circuit to a breakfast-andlunch storefront on Main Street, he

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crepe to go. On the other hand, if you keep in mind the Crepe Maker’s farmers market provenance and you tell yourself that you’re not really in a restaurant, per se, you’re actually ordering from a large, stationary crepe cart, then it is possible to look past the depressing decor — and the even more depressing coffee and accompanying Mini Moos creamers. The Crepe Maker offers about 25 savory and sweet choices ranging from $4 to $9, as well as a small selection of panini ($7.75) and salads ($6.95-$8.45). According to the counter man on duty one morning, they “sometimes� offer buckwheat crepes, but on the two occasions I was there, only flour-based crepes were available. I normally prefer the heartier buckwheat shell for my savory crepes, but no matter. The savory vegetarian crepe ($9) was outstanding. It was filled to bursting with feta, sundried and fresh Continued on next page

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Title of Publication: Mountain View Voice Publication Number: PP2 Date of Filing: October 1, 2010 Frequency of Issue: Weekly No. of Issues Published Annually: 52 Annual subscription price: $60/1yr Mailing Address of Known Office of Publication: 450 Cambridge Ave., Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, CA 94306-1507 Mailing Address of Headquarters of Publisher: Same Publisher & Editor: Tom Gibboney, 450 Cambridge Ave., Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, CA 94306-1507; Managing Editor: Andrea Gemmet, 450 Cambridge Ave., Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, CA 94306-1507 Owner/ Stockholders owning or holding 1% or more of the total amount of stock: Embarcadero Media, 450 Cambridge Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306 Stockholders owning 1% or more of the total amount of stock: Jean and Dexter Dawes, Ely Trust, Leonard W. & Shirley Ely, Trustees, Franklin P. Johnson, William S. Johnson, Marion Lewenstein, Trustee, Teresa M. Lobdell, Helen Pickering, Trustee, and Jeanne Ware, all of Palo Alto, California; Walter A. and Margaret P. Haneberg Trust, Margaret Haneberg, Trustee of San Carlos, California; Robert Heinen and E.E. and Russella van Bronkhorst Trust, Russella van Bronkhorst, Trustee of Menlo Park, California; Jerome I. Elkind of Portola Valley, California; Anthony Sloss of Santa Cruz, California; Elizabeth Sloss of Seattle, Washington; Karen Sloss of Bellingham, Washington. Known bondholders, mortgagees, and other security holders owning or holding 1% or more of total amount of bonds, mortgages or other securities: None Issue Date for Circulation Data Below: September 24, 2010 Extent and Nature of Circulation Average no. of Actual no. of copies each issue copies of single during preceding issue nearest to 12 months filing date A. Total Number of Copies (Net press run) 16,000 16,000 B. Paid and/or Requested Circulation 1. Paid/Requested Outside Co. Mail Subscriptions 22 26 2. Paid/Requested In County 7,878 7,663 3. Sales Through Dealers and Carriers, Street Vendors, and Counter Sales 1,342 1,342 C. Total Paid and/or Requested Circulation 9,241 9,031 D1. Free Distribution by Mail Outside-County 79 0 D2. Free Distribution by Mail Inside-County 199 346 D4. Free Distribution Outside the Mail 5,841 5,975 E. Total Free Distribution 6,120 6,321 F. Total Distribution 15,361 15,352 G. Copies not Distributed 639 648 H. Total 16,000 16,000 I. Percent Paid and/or Requested Circulation 60.16% 58.83%

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

Blossoming and Illuminating CityBay Area artists Miyoko Mizuno and Shigemi Sanders. The exhibit features San Francisco landmarks painted by Mizuno and illuminated ceramic works of buildings by Sanders. Exhibit runs through Oct. 24, Gallery Hours: Tue.- Sat.,11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun., noon-4. Gallery 9, Los Altos, 143 Main St., Los Altos. www.gallery9losaltos.com Hills and Valleys Plein Air Artist Carol Mead spent June painting the hill towns and valley views of the South of France. Completing this exhibit are California scenes painted in the Napa, Santa Clara and Salinas Valleys. Gallery closes 3 p.m. Sun. Through October, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. free. Viewpoints Gallery, 315 State St., Los Altos. www.viewpointsgallery.com Mixed Media Prints by Pantea Karimi Exhibition of prints by CSMA faculty member Pantea Karimi. Gallery Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.Fri.; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Exhibit runs through Nov. 21, Free. Mohr Gallery, Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. www.arts4all.org/attend

City Council Candidate Forum Mountain View City Council candidates will present their views on the issues at a public forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Los Altos/Mountain View. Six candidates are vying for three open council seats in the Nov. 2, 1010 election. Oct. 14, 7-9 p.m. Free. Council Chambers, Mountain View City Hall, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. Call 670-941-4846. www,lwvlamv.org

CONCERTS Finding Home: A Kaleidoscope of Musical Journeys Pianist Patricia Cheng (joined by violinist Po-Wei Lai, cellist Amy Hsieh and moderator Hector Armienta) will explore the music of artists in search of national identity, including works by Taiwanese composer Tyzen Hsiao, Edvard Grieg, Bedrich Smetana, Frederic Chopin and Antonin Dvorak. Oct. 17, 2-4 p.m. Suggested donation $10. Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA), 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. Call 650-917-6800, ext. 305. www.arts4all.org

quilting periods over the last 150 years. Samplers, crochet, cross-stitch, and needlepoint will also be displayed. Through Oct. 31. noon-4 p.m. Free. Los Altos History Museum, 51 So. San Antonio Road, Los Altos. Call 408-391-8519. www.losaltoshistory.org

FAMILY AND KIDS David Shannon David Shannon presents “It’s Christmas, David!� A Toy Drive for the Inn Vision Opportunity Center. Donate a new book form Books Inc. or a new unwrapped toy and be entered to win a picture-book raffle. Oct. 12, 6 p.m. Free. Books Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto. www.booksinc.net Day of the Dead Dia de los Muertos. People of all ages are invited to celebrate this Mexican holiday which honors deceased ancestors with colorful altars, marigolds, and crafts such as traditional sugar skulls decorated with sparkly adornments. Festive treats will be served. Oct. 10, 2-5 p.m. $15 per person, free under 2 years old. Hidden Villa, 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills. Call 650-949-9704. hiddenvilla.org

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Los Altos Follies “Hissy Fits & Hot Air,� a musical parody of modern life and politics, Oct. 7-9, 7:30-8:45 p.m. $50 Thu., $80 Fri., $90 Sat. Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. www.busbarn.org

Latin Dance Fusion Workout Steps from many genres are folded into easy-to-follow combinations. Move to flamenco, cha-cha, cumbia, swing, merengue, salsa, samba, middle eastern, or other Latin dances. Wear athletic shoes/clothing and bring an exercise mat. Saturdays, 10-11 a.m. $10. Los Altos American Legion Hall, 347 First St., Los Altos. Call 650-948-1484.

“War Photographer� “War Photographer� is a documentary that follows photojournalist James Nachtwey as he travels the world documenting wars, conflicts and critical social issues. Faculty-led discussion will ensue. Oct. 14, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Annenberg Auditorium, 435 Lasuen Mall, Stanford. Call 650-723-0997. http:// ethicsinsociety.stanford.edu/ethics-events/events/ view/961/?date=2010-10-14

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CLASSES/WORKSHOPS Preventing Falls and Injuries Jessica Terrill discusses fall-prevention techniques for seniors. Oct. 14, 1 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View. Call 650-903-6330.

“Edible Landscaping� with Rosalind Creasy Rosalind Creasy is an award-winning garden and food writer, photographer and author of more than a dozen books on the topic of edible landscaping. Oct. 12, 7:30-9 p.m. Free. Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos. Call 650-383-7540. www.greentownlosaltos.org

CLUBS/MEETINGS SPAUG General Meeting SPAUG General Meeting Stanford-Palo Alto User Group meets monthly to discuss problems, solutions, software and hardware. Learn more about computing, meet fellow computer users. Get help and advice from experienced users. Second Wednesday of the month, ongoing, 7-9:30 p.m. first meeting free, $35/year. American Legion Post, 347 First St., Los Altos. Call 650-493-9307. www.svuga.org/

EXHIBITS By Hand: American Women with Needle and Thread The exhibit features a sampling of quilt styles representing key

Flu Shots at Draeger’s Supermarket Sutter VNA & Hospice will be providing flu and pneumonia shots at Draeger’s Supermarket in Los Altos. Proceeds from the flu shot clinics support the organization’s mission of providing home healthcare and hospice services to all those in need in the community, regardless of ability to pay. Oct. 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Flu: $25; preservative-free Flu: $30; pneumonia: $45. Draeger’s Supermarket, 342 First St., Los Altos. Call 650-685-2855. www.suttervna.org

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Ariana Rice Singer-songwriter Ariana Rice performs Oct. 8, 8-10 p.m. Red Rock Coffee, 201 Castro St., Mountain View.

Dr. Barbara Almond Dr. Barbara Almond talks about “The Monster Within: The Hidden Side of Motherhood,� which explores feelings about motherhood that are a social taboo. Oct. 14, 7 p.m. Free. Books Inc., 301 Castro St., Mountain View. www.booksinc.net Kidpower Parent Workshop Yew Chung International School Parent Organization hosts a Kidpower Parent Workshop. Learn how to introduce and practice safety skills. Free for YCIS parents and caregivers and $5 for non-YCIS adults. Oct. 13, 7-9 p.m. Yew Chung International School Auditorium, 310 Easy St., Mountain View. Call 650-740-1849. US-Mexico Relations Alex Saragoza, Assoc. Prof. of Chicano Studies in Ethnic Studies Dept., UC Berkeley, will discuss “The State of US-Mexico Relations: Immigration, Drugs and Electoral Politics�, Wed., Oct. 13, 7-9 p.m. Free. Los Altos Youth Center, 1 South San Antonio Road, Los Altos. Call 415-293-4600. www.ItsYourWorld.org

RELIGION/SPIRITUALITY Holy Yoga This new class offers a form of experiential worship; no prior experience with yoga needed. Class meets twice weekly on Sundays, 2-3 p.m., and Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Los Altos United Methodist Church , Children’s Center, 655 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos. Call 650383-9322. www.laumc.org

RESEARCH SUBJECTS Online advertising This presentation provides a technology overview of how different types of on-line advertising systems work followed by a discussion about the emerging trends for making these systems more effective across all media and electronic devices. Oct. 12, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Free. Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley, NASA Research Park, Bldg 23, Moffett Field. Call 650-335-2852. www.cmu.edu/silicon-valley/news-events/seminars/index.html

SPECIAL EVENTS Japan Tsuchiura Festival To celebrate Palo Alto’s newest sister city, Neighbors Abroad is putting on a ay of festivities, with a Zen priest doing tea ceremony and meditation, Japanese food, taiko, dancing, cosplay (costume play) and anime. Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Call 650-561-9771 . www.neighborsabroad. org/JapanFestival/ Rare Restored Film Footage and Popcorn The Museum of American Heritages is holding a special evening of movies and popcorn with a premier of restored rare footage of the Williams Family and Frank Livermore courtesy of videographer Brian George. Brian will also offer tips to preserving home movies. Oct. 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. members fee/ $5 non members. Museum of American Heritage, 351 Homer Ave., Palo Alto. Call 650-321-1004. www.moah.org

TEEN ACTIVITIES Middle School Dodgeball Tournament Dodgeball tournament open to all Mountain View Middle School Students. Pre-register in teams of 4-6 players. Prizes for top teams. Oct. 16, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Mountain View Sports Pavilion, 1185 Castro St., Mountain View. Call 650-903-6410. http://www.mountainview. gov/city_hall/comm_services/recreation_programs_and_services/teen_services.asp Teen Open Mic Night Teen Open Mic Night, sponsored by the City of Mountain View Recreation Division & Youth Advisory Committee. Oct. 9, 7-10 p.m. Free. Red Rock Coffee, 201 Castro St., Mountain View. Call 650-903-6410. http:// www.mountainview.gov/city_hall/comm_services/recreation_programs_and_services/ teen_services.asp

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Bulletin Board 115 Announcements GAIN NATIONAL EXPOSURE Reach over 5 million young, educated readers for only $995 by advertising in 110 weekly newspapers like this one. Call Jason at 202-289-8484. This is not a job offer. (AAN CAN) PREGNANT? CONSIDERING ADOPTION? Talk with caring agency specializing in matching Birthmothers with Families nationwide. LIVING EXPENSES PAID. Call 24/7 Abby’s One True Gift Adoptions 866-413-6293 (Void in Illinois) (AAN CAN) Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) “Transformation” - art show Community Back-to-School night! Dance Expressions Adult Jazz Dance Expressions of Menlo Park House Cleaning Humane Planet Expo - Sat.10/2 - Free Singers Wanted Swim competition The Allodola Violin Duet Violinists seek cafe/resteraunt

130 Classes & Instruction Attend College Online From Home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 888-210-5162 www.Centura. us.com (Cal-SCAN) High School Diploma Graduate in 4 weeks! FREE Brochure. Call Now! 1-866-562-3650 ext. 60 www. SouthEasternHS.com (Cal-SCAN) HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA! Graduate in just 4 weeks!! FREE Brochure. Call NOW! 1-800-532-6546 Ext. 97 http://www. continentalacademy.com (AAN CAN) After school Spanish classes Clase del Sol! offers small group instruction in Middle and High School level Spanish. Locations in Menlo Park and Palo Alto. For more information please email clasedelsol2010@gmail.com.

Barton-Holding Music Studio Next 6 week “singing for the non-singer” class starts Sept. 23rd. Call Laura Barton 650/965-0139 Flute, Clarinet, and Saxophone FUN Piano Voice Violin Guitar Glenda Timmerman Piano 23 years exp. MA. 650/938-0582 Guitar Lessons 650-224-3550 beg/int all styles your home $60 Hope Street Studios In downtown Mtn. View Most instruments, voice All ages & levels (650) 961-2192

Manzana Music School Guitar,Classical Violin, Bluegrass Fiddle, Banjo, and Mandolin. ManzanaMusicSchool@yahoo.com McCool Piano Studio 566-9391MP Near Burgess Gym Menlo Park Piano Lessons Susan Jackson, Mus B. MM. Classical or Jazz. (650)326-3520 www.susanjacksonpianoinstruction.com

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Piano Lessons Guaranteed to make good performer. Kids & Adults. 650-739-5145 Piano Lessons Taught in your home. Member MTAC & NGPT. Specializing in beginners. All levels welcome. Karen, (650)367-0307 or (650)996-8059 Piano Lessons w/E Moreno PhD Mus 650 324 2795 Pro Tools Recording Facility The Cave ~ Multi Track “Live” recording facility for full digital musical performance capture. Access to local musicians and recording artist for performance enhancements to your current projects. Film and ADR support. Call for rates! Angelo (650) 245-0984 Trumpet Lessons Beginner to Advanced. Classical and Jazz. $200 month. I will come to you. 650/279-7139

135 Group Activities 2 Singles Halloween Parties Art classes BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINER Drawing and Painting Classes

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English bulldog puppies for sale AKC registered English bulldog puppies 6 weeks old available 3-males and 1 female. All puppies are Vet. checked (Dr. Butchko), Micro chipped with all shots up to date. We strive to produce conformational correct, healthy, well-tempered bulldogs. All our bullies come with a health guarantee and will go to *good homes only*....$950

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145 Non-Profits Needs Donate your Cell Phones! Donations Needed! Knitters Wanted

150 Volunteers Community Cell Phone Collector Join the Event Team! Knitting Volunteers

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Volkswagen 2001 New Beetle - $5,300 obo Volkswagon 2003 Passat Wagon $100 Volkswagon 2003 Passat Wagon - $75 VW 2003 Beetle Convertible - $10,700

202 Vehicles Wanted Donate Vehicle Receieve $1000 Grocery Coupons, Your Choice. Noah's Arc, No Kill Animal Shelters. Advanced Veterinary Treatments. Free Towing, IRS Tax Deduction. Non-Runners. 1-866-912GIVE. (Cal-SCAN) Donate Your Car Children's Cancer Fund! Help Save A Child's Life Through Research and Support! Free Vacation Package. Fast, Easy and Tax Deductible. Call 1-800252-0615. (Cal-SCAN)

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350 Preschools/ Schools/Camps Bradbury House Montessori Fall classes forming. Student and teacher ratio 1:6. Ages 2.9 - 6 y/o. Refs. Info, 650/703-7313.

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Museum Volunteers NASA cats need fosterers

Antique Baby buggy Large wicker - $175

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Fairy Tale Prince Ken Doll - $20.00

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Piano-Baldwin Excel Tone - 2,250.00

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Royal Doulton China Pieces - $See Ad

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619 Consultants K. Stewart Consulting Experienced Consultant for Business and Nonprofits: Please contact me for my rates and additional information. (646) 245-5230/stewartk@gmail.com.

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751 General Contracting

Alex Electric Lic #784136. Free Est. All electrical. Alex, (650)366-6924

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767 Movers Armandos Moving Homes, Apartments, Storage. Full Service moves. Serving the Bay Area for 20 yrs. Licensed & Insured. Armando, 650-630-0424. CAL-T190632

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327-5493 771 Painting/ Wallpaper Gary Rossi PAINTING Free 2 gal. paint. Water damage repair, wallpaper removal. Bonded. Lic #559953. 650/207-5292 Glen Hodges Painting Senior Discount. Quality work. 35+ years exp. Lic. #351738 Payment plan avail. 650/322-8325

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775 Asphalt/ Concrete Mr. Low Price Driveways, patios, pavers, stamp, brick, block, all stone, retaining walls. Lic. #875321. Insured. Free est. 650/630-2866 Roe General Engineering Concrete, asphalt, sealing, pavers, new construct, repairs. 34 yrs exp. No job too small. Lic #663703 * 650/814-5572

779 Organizing Services End the Clutter & Get Organized Residential Organizing by Debra Robinson (650)941-5073

787 Pressure Washing Emerald City Powerwashing Exterior Surface Cleaning Wood Deck Restoration 650/787-8017 Pressure Washing Decks * Patios * Becky, 650/493-7060

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Menlo Park, 2 BR/1 BA - $1700/mo

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Redwood City, 3 BR/2 BA - $729,950

Palo Alto, 1 BR/1 BA - $1,795/mon Palo Alto, 2 BR/2 BA - $1995

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RELIANCE LIMO SERVICE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 542183 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Reliance Limo Service at 460 Tyrella Ave., Unit B, Mountain View, CA 94043, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by: An Individual. The name and residence address of the owner(s)/registrant(s) is(are): VARINDER SINGH 460 Tyrella Ave., Unit B Mountain View, CA 94043 Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 09-07-2010. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on September 7, 2010. (Voice Sep. 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8, 2010) THE CAR DOCTOR FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 541802 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: The Car Doctor at 2239 Old Middlefield Way St., D, Mtn. View, CA 94043, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by: A Corporation. The name and residence address of the owner(s)/registrant(s) is(are): SCHALLER AUTOMOTIVE INC. 2239 Old Middlefield Way St., D Mtn. View, CA 94043 Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 2-24-09. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on August 26, 2010. (Voice Sep. 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8, 2010) TRACKMASTER AXCIS TRACKMASTER FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 542568 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: (1)Trasckmaster (2) Axcis Trackmaster at 2584 Wyandotte St., Mountain View, CA 94043 Santa Clara County: This business is owned by: A Corporation. The name and residence address of the owner(s)/registrant(s) is(are): AXCIS INFORMATION NETWORK, INC. 2584 Wyandotte St. Mountain View, CA 94043 Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 4/15/1993. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on September 16, 2010. (Voice Sep 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 2010) CHRISTINA’S SALON FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 542146 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Christina’s Salon at 108B Rengstorff Ave., Mountain View, CA 94043, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by: An Individual.

The name and residence address of the owner(s)/registrant(s) is(are): MICHAEL WU 17815 Condit Rd. Morgan Hill, CA 95037 Registrant/Owner has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on September 7, 2010. (Voice Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 2010) PURO PERU RESTAURANT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 542259 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Puro Peru Restaurant at 1161 N. Lawrence Expressway, Sunnyvale, CA 94089, Santa Clara County. This business is owned by: A Corporation. The name and residence address of the owner(s)/registrant(s) is(are): PURO PERU 1161 N. Lawrence Exp. Sunnyvale, CA 94089 Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 8/1/10. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on September 9, 2010. (Voice Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29, 2010)

997 All Other Legals ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA Case No.: 110CV183142 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner TERRENCE MICHAEL NICHOLSON JR. filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: TERRENCE MICHAEL NICHOLSON JR. to JENNIFER MURPHY. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: December 7, 2010, 8:45 a.m., Room: 107. Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of this ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: MOUNTAIN VIEW VOICE Date: September 22, 2010 /s/ Thomas Wm. Cain JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT (Voice Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 2010)

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The following definitions and designations shall apply in this Notice without regard to number or gender: SELLER:

Kris & Sandra McDonough 618 National Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94043

BUYER:

Dom & Arlene Passanisi 618 National Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94043

BUSINESS:

MINUTEMAN PRESS 618 National Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94043

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Menlo Park, 4 BR/3.5 BA West Menlo Park Bright, airy, contemporary 4 bedroom/3.5 bath home and Sunset Magazine featured gardens. Elegant, modern architecture, integration of natural stone and wood throughout and top-of-line appointments, lots of windows looking out to park-like setting on large 12,600 lot. Chef’s kitchen with Thermidor Professional range including grill and griddle, state-of-the-art appliances. Spacious, open floorplan and patio with BBQ area off of family room for easy entertaining.

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elcome to a beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home located on a quiet culde-sac in a highly sought-after neighborhood. This 10-year old, single-story property boasts 2,179 +/- square feet of living space situated on a 6,534 +/- square foot lot. Gourmet cook’s kitchen with gorgeous Cherry hardwood floors, high-end appliances, an island, and abundant cabinetry. Separate family room filled with natural light, an oversized pass-through to the dining room, a fireplace, and a door leading to the serene backyard.

Romantic master suite with a wall of windows, recessed lighting, two sinks, tile floors and countertops, and a spacious tub with tile surround. Well-landscaped and private rear grounds with an expansive lawn area, majestic Oak trees, and a paver stone patio, perfect for entertaining. Convenient to Los Altos Schools: Springer Elementary, Blach Middle, and Los Altos High.

List Price - $1,375,000

1631 Notre Dame Drive, Mountain View Open house Saturday 10/9 & Sunday 10/10 from 1:30 – 4:30pm

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ocated on a quiet, Varsity Park Street, this 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom home features 1,976 +/- square feet of living space situated on a 5,700 +/- square foot lot. Updated kitchen with high-end appliances and abundant cabinetry. Spacious living room with gleaming hardwood floors, a dining area, recessed lighting, a fireplace, and a door leading to the tranquil backyard. Well-landscaped and peaceful rear grounds with a lush lawn area,

an array of colorful plants, a Koi pond, and a private patio for entertaining. Convenient to Los Altos Schools: Springer Elementary, Blach Middle, and Mountain View High.

List Price - $1,149,000

Jim Nappo 650.906.5775

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eautifully updated four bedroom, two bath home on 6,700 sq ft lot. This home features new dual paned windows, new stucco exterior, remodeled bathrooms, fresh paint inside & out, new crown molding & baseboards throughout, new driveway, garage door & so much more. A spacious kitchen with eat-in area makes cooking a delight. The comfortable living room has hardwood floors and the separate family room showcases a wood burning fireplace. Great location near Theuerkauf Elementary School with easy access to downtown, shopping and major freeways.

Offered at $825,000

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Stunning contemporary in the Country Club Area. Approx 4,500 sq.ft. hs, 14,250 sq.ft. lot. 4BR/4.5BA, Sep. office w/ loft & Au pair quarters. Great for entertaining.

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1469 NEWFOUNDLAND DR $1,125,000 Dramatic 3BD/3BA remodeled 5yrs ago w/many custom features, landscaping & lg bonus room.

507 BUENA VISTA AV $1,095,000 Open floor plan, updated, large lot, detached bonus room, pool, gated front yard.

2080 MARICH WAY #2 $748,000 Priced to Sell! Spacious ~1650 sf TH w/yard. Hi ceilings, inside lndry, grge. Tranquil.

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1621 KINGSTON COURT $1,299,000 Cul de sac location.Excellent Los Altos Schls.Hrdwd flrs &d new carpet.1,850 SF,12,100 lot

418 VALENCIA DR $2,198,000 Offering 4 bed/4.5 bath;each bed w/own full bath.Great Rm w/granite Kit,FamRm w/FP.

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18721 NEWSOM AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $747,000 3 BR 2 BA Bright & Airy Charmer, move right in. This is 1 of the most affordablehomes in Cupertino Grace Feng 650.328.5211 7920 AUGUST LN SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $725,000 4 BR 2 BA Great opportunity! Highly sought after Monte Vista area. Easy access to shopping centers. Jon Anderson 650.325.6161

24040 OAK KNOLL CIRCLE SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $3,198,000 5 BR 5.5 BA Imagine living in your own amazing villa w/a personal vineyard,Bay & hill views. Jo Buchanan & Stuart Bowen 650.941.7040 12790 CAMINO MEDIO LN SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,500,000 5 BR 2 BA Remodel or build your dream home on this mostly flat lot close to the village. PA schools. Dorothy Gurwith 650.325.6161 25620 ELENA RD SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,495,000 5 BR 3 BA Beautiful Hm on a sprawling flat+ acre w/ captivating views of the Western hills. Jo Buchanan & Stuart Bowen 650.941.7040 13038 VISTA DEL VALLE CT SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,745,000 4 BR 3 BA Hrdwd flrs,lrg rms,& convenient location on a private street.Brick patio,view deck w/spa Kirk Mahncke 650.941.7040

LOS ALTOS 455 E EDITH AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,498,000 5 BR 3 BA Updated spacious Kit designed w/the cook in mind.LR/DR combo w/frplc,lrg FR opens to deck. Helen Kuckens 650.941.7040 1028 LOS ALTOS AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,349,000 3 BR 2 BA Large 16,000+ SF lot with 3 bedroom, 2 bath home ready for renovation or rebuild. Kirk Mahncke 650.941.7040 1419 MIRAMONTE AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,274,950 4 BR 2 BA Setting on large 14,400 sq ft lot, Backs to Heritage Oaks Park. Phyllis & Jamie Carmichael 650.941.7040 59 BAY TREE LN SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,250,000 2 BR 2 BA Gated community offers a rare chance to purchase THE twnhm w/the largest yrd of all units! Jo Buchanan & Stuart Bowen 650.941.7040 14 BAY TREE LANE SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,258,000 2 BR 2 BA Prestigous Creekside Oaks gated community.Spacious light filled rooms.Ideally located. Joanne Fraser & Jim Milliken 650.941.7040 36 LYELL ST SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,099,500 4 BR 3 BA Remodeled 4 bedrooms, 3 bath.Prime Los Altos downtown location!Beautiful tree & yard. Terri Couture 650.941.7040 517 LASSEN ST SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $765,000 2 BR 2.5 BA Townhome just steps to downtown Los Altos. Sep. LR, DR and FR. Largest unit! Owen Halliday 650.325.6161 575 TYNDALL ST. #7 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $530,000 2 BR 2 BA Upgraded single story close to downtown LA. LR w/FP. Detached gar. Private patio w/storage Laurel Robinson 650.325.6161

LOS ALTOS HILLS 14176 STANFORD CT SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $3,288,000 5 BR 4.5 BA Beautiful Hm w/Western Hills vw.Virtual tour www.EllenBarton.com Close to Stanford Ellen Barton 650.941.7040

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1525 MONTALTO DR SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $888,000 4 BR 2 BA Spacious approx 1500sf floor plan w/ large LR, FR. Wonderful location. Excellent schools. Dan Ziony 650.325.6161 1469 TYLER PARK WY SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $649,000 2 BR 2.5 BA Close to Cuesta Pk,shipping & great schls. Convinient to Hwys.Includes new Kt&windows. Susan Marsella 650.941.7040 1354 DALE AV #1 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $538,000 2 BR 2.5 BA 2 lrg bdrms w/priv.balconies,plus patio,LivRm/DinRm combo,2-car attchd gar,frplc,A/C. Kathy Horvath 650.941.7040 1031 CRESTVIEW DR #318 SAT 1:30 - 4:30 $239,000 1 BR 1 BA Great condo in secured building.Upgrades include granite countertops,French drs to LR, W/D Rod Creason 650.325.6161 MENLO PARK SPACIOUS, GREAT LOCATION $98,500 1350 SHERMAN AV 2 BR 2 BA Beautiful mobile home located in 55+ SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,095,000 Park. Many custom features. Spacious floor plan 650.328.5211 4 BR 3 BA Enjoy both - location and house. Lg. kit/ Deborah Greenberg great room. Formal LR+DR. Oak floors.2 FP. PALO ALTO Brendan Callahan 650.325.6161 NEW HOME IN OLD PALO ALTO $4,450,000 315 HEDGE RD SUN 1 - 4 $1,272,000 5 BR 5.5 BA New 5,695sf home w/gourmet kit & 3 BR 2.5 BA Fabulous home in Suburban Park. att FR w/FP.Full basement w/media room. MST ste Three baths, bonus rm, fam. rm, DR, country w/walk-in Debbie Nichols 650.325.6161 kitchen, pool. Arvada Darnell 650.325.6161 OLD PALO ALTO $3,849,000 1020 SHERMAN AV $1,249,000 4 BR 3 BA Classic center hall colonial hm on a lrg 12,825 sq. ft. lot. Separate dining rm, hd flrs. SUN 1:30-4:30 650.325.6161 4 BR 2 BA This charming home near Downtown Debbie Nichols Menlo Park features stepping stones & towering 805 COLORADO AV trees. SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,198,000 Barbara Sawyer 650.325.6161 5 BR 3.5 BA Beautifully designed 8 year new home in prime Midtown Palo Alto. Conveniently located! 121 LOYOLA AV 650.328.5211 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,095,000 Teresa Lin 2 BR 2 BA Stylish remodeled home w/ character & 1499 COWPER ST instant appeal. Designer finishes thoughout. SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,399,000 Judy Decker 650.325.6161 3 BR 2.5 BA Bring your contractor! Explore options on 7k SF lot in Old PA facing Lawn Bowling Green 1781 STONE PINE LN SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $898,000 Pk 650.328.5211 3 BR 2.5 BA Beautiful, spacious 3-level home. Walls Geraldine Asmus A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES $1,189,000 of glass. Large, bright kitchen w/breakfast rm. Ken Morgan/Arlene Gault 650.328.5211 3 BR 2 BA South Palo Alto residence privately situated on a large lot in a cul-de-sac location. MOUNTAIN VIEW Barbara Sawyer 650.325.6161 961 MADDUX DR 1355 LLOYD WY $1,159,000 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,149,000 SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 5 BR 2.5 BA On oversized lot.Within blocks of 5 BR 2 BA Expanded & remodeled 2007.Granite kitchen, stainless appl, new roof. Great location! Dwntwn MV,McKelvey Prk,Ice Cream. 650.325.6161 Elizabeth Thompson 650.941.7040 Rod Creason 21 ROOSEVELT CI 809 ALICE AV $1,108,000 SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $825,000 SAT 1 - 4 3 BR 2 BA Updated w/granite & stainless steel 3 BR 2 BA Gracious home w/bonus dining room in kitchen w/breakfast bar.LivRm has frplc & bay &bedroom. Solar-heated sparkling pool in back yard. wndw 650.328.5211 Jim Galli 650.941.7040 Joanne Shapiro

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683 WAVERLEY ST SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,095,000 2 BR 2.5 BA Remodeled downtown townhome w/ two mastr suites located just steps frm University Ave shops Tim Trailer 650.325.6161 354 EMBARCADERO RD SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,079,000 3 BR 2 BA Turn of the century charmer with period details through out. Old PA, close to Trader Joe's Jennifer Piccinini 650.325.6161 1613 MARIPOSA AV SAT 1:30 - 4:30 $1,075,000 2 BR 2 BA Remodeled Beauty near Paly H.S. w/ bonus office/bedroom, granite kitchen, vaulted ceilings. Celia Bella 650.325.6161 3065 GREER RD SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,025,000 4 BR 2 BA Uniquely enlarged converted garage - with high super ceilings, lots of light. Jerry Haslam 650.948.0456 1071 EMBARCADERO RD SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $999,000 3 BR 2 BA Bright and Beautiful home with guest cottage. Award winning schools: Duveneck, Jordan, Paly. Lan L. Bowling 650.328.5211 4290 PONCE DR SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $875,000 3 BR 2 BA Large 3BR+Loft/2BA, 2-car attached gar. Gunn HS Dist (ck availability). Community pool. Dante Drummond/Larry Fretto650.325.6161 3712 HERON WAY SAT 1:30 - 4:30 $838,000 3 BR 3 BA Elegant 2-year new townhome, many green built w/energy efficient features. Judy Shen 650.328.5211 GREAT PA OPPORTUNITY! $818,000 3 BR 2 BA Charming bungalow. Freshly painted, granite countertops, wood flooring, prof. landscaping. Jon Anderson 650.325.6161 4137 THAIN WY SAT 1:30 - 4:30 $739,000 2 BR 2 BA Cathedral ceilings, firepl, wd flrs, good light, good storage, balconies, big laundry rm. Nancy Goldcamp 650.325.6161 631 CHANNING AV #3 SAT/SUN 1 - 4 $675,000 2 BR 1.5 BA Small Complex of 3 units. LR with frplc, 1 1/2 ba. + den, gar, & carport. Small yard. Arvada Darnell 650.325.6161 REMODELED END UNIT CONDO $449,000 1 BR 1 BA Contemporary 1 level w/ hi ceiling, lr/dr combo, open granite kit, cheery br, garden patio Barbara Sawyer 650.325.6161 777 SAN ANTONIO RD #108 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $435,000 2 BR 2 BA Diamond in the rough. Personalize this sgl levl condo w/W&D, garage. Quiet, near new JCC Michelle Chang 650.325.6161

314 E ST SAT/SUN 1 - 4 $599,000 3 BR 1 BA Shows well w/hdwd flrs, updatd kit&bath. Dual paned windws, grt deck & trellis in lrg yd. Wendi Selig/Cesar Cervantes 650.328.5211 FANTASTIC FARM HILL CONDO $399,000 3 BR 2 BA Skylights, remod kit w/granite, great flr plan & FP. Sharon Witte 650.325.6161

SAN CARLOS 8 ENSENADA RD SUN 1 - 4 $770,000 3 BR 2 BA Traditional home with exceptional, dramatic views. Living rm & dining rm have views of Bay Maha Najjar 650.325.6161

SAN JOSE 4568 STRAWBERRY PARK DR SAT/SUN 1 - 4 $678,000 3 BR 2 BA Lovely home in desirable Morland Schools.Great opportunity to remodel.Spacious LR w/frplc. Nena Price 650.948.0456 4158 SAMSON WAY SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $664,750 3 BR 2 BA Dual pane wndws,Hrdwd Flrs thru out,Granite in Kit & baths. Phyllis & Jamie Carmichael 650.941.7040 5564 YALE DR SAT 1:30 - 4:30 $569,000 3 BR 2 BA W/dual pane wndws,newer roof & diswasher.New carpet & wood grain laminate flrs. Lrg yard. Marcie Soderquist 650.941.7040

SAN MATEO 116 WOODBRIDGE CI SAT/SUN 1 - 4 $939,000 4 BR 3 BA Bright & spacious 4 bedroom two bath. Remodeled eat-in kitchen, with granite countertops. Wendi Selig/Cesar Cervantes 650.328.5211

SUNNYVALE 625 W REMINGTON DR SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $889,000 4 BR 2 BA Atrium model w/skylight,updated kitch w/tile counters & wood-trimmed cabinets,Fam Rm. Melanie Johnson 650.948.0456 541 N BAYVIEW AV SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $528,000 3 BR 2 BA Cheerful & bright Eichler*Exquisitely remodeled *Oak hrdwd flrs thru out*Updtd Kitchen Afsie & Sia 650.948.0456 125 N MARY AV #110 SUN 1 - 4 $165,000 2 BR 2 BA Updated manufactured home in terrific neighborhood. A great condo alternative! Over 1400sf Janie & John Barman 650.325.6161

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