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Barnstorming tour Stables open doors in celebration of area’s horsey heritage Submitted by Lisa M. Krieger, a member of the Horse Park at Woodside and Portola Valley Pony Club, and a volunteer with Portola Valley Trails Association.

restored Folger Barn, have an air of grandiosity. Others are contemporary and more private, owned by Silicon Valley professionals. The event, held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will include a Olympic equespolo demonstration trienne Gina Miles, and performance by carriage rides, an art a 12-horse drill team, exhibit and seven of as well as a sale of the Peninsula’s most equestrian paintings, lovely barns are feabronze statues, and tured in a celebration other art. There also of our rural heriwill be a talk on trail tage on Sunday, Oct. etiquette. 24, in the “Day In On display at one the Country Stable barn is a children’s Tour” fundraiser. play structure by Miles, a 2008 Beithe esteemed North jing Silver Medalist, Carolina sculptor will sign autographs Patrick Doughand perform a jumperty, recently feaing demonstration tured in the New at the event, which York Times for his Photo property of Gina Miles supports the newly weaving of natuequestrienne created Portola Val- Olympic ral materials into Gina Miles ley Trails Association whirling, animated and the longtime Northern Cali- shapes. fornia hunt club, the Los Altos Tickets ($25 each, and free Hounds. to children under 5) and tour The featured barns — some his- and event information may be toric, others new — will open their picked up the morning of the doors for public tours, welcoming tour at the Portola Valley Town visitors with a fragrance of leather, Center, 765 Portola Road, Porgrain, and molasses as sweet as tola Valley. Call 650-851-2551 perfume. Some, such as the newly for more information.

Menlo Park woman fulfills dream to open art gallery in San Francisco By Samantha Bergeson Special to the Almanac


fter 20 years in medical start-up companies, including Intuitive Surgical and EndroGastric Solutions, Joan McLoughlin of Menlo Park is pursuing her dream to open an art gallery in San Francisco. An opening night celebration is set for Saturday, Oct. 23, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the McLoughlin Gallery, 49 Geary St., Suite 200. Opening in October is significant for her, since this is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Ms. McLoughlin, who was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer in 2008, plans to give 5 percent of her profits to Stanford Cancer Center, where she worked as a nurse, and San Francisco-based Glide Memorial Church, to fund children’s art programs.

“It has taken me this long to realize I need to follow my dream and open an art gallery,” she said. “It is a crazy idea in the midst of a depressed economy, but … it is what I am destined to do.” A resident of Menlo Park for 19 years, she is driven by her self-described “entrepreneurial spirit” and love for challenges. She began collecting art in her early 20s. The gallery will exhibit a variety of media, ranging from paintings to photography, primarily by established European artists, although works of San Francisco and Los Angeles artists will be sold as well, she said. For the gallery’s premiere evening, all of the artists housed will be showcased, and at least two artists will be in attendance, she said.

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Among those in the cast are, from left, Matt Waters, Cheryl Ringman and Joseph Bresett.

Community theater tries something new By Kate Daly Special to The Almanac


oodside Community Theatre is trying something new when it presents the Bay Area premier of the Tony award-winning musical, “The Drowsy Chaperone,” on Oct. 29, 30 and 31 and Nov. 5, 6 and 7 at Woodside High School Performing Arts Center. The show has a smaller cast than usual — 25 performers — with no children under 17 and no large chorus. It’s also a departure from the classic musicals WCT has put on for years. Director Dan Demers calls “The Drowsy Chaperone” “the antithesis of Fiddler,” referring to last year’s production, “Fiddler on the Roof.” “We wanted something that was new, current and fresh, something that would take the audience away from what’s going on, so it can relax, have fun and enjoy the theater,” Mr. Demers said. This is his first time directing this group. In the past he has directed at Hillbarn Theatre and Serra School. A show within a show, “The Drowsy Chaperone” ran on Broadway, and earned five Tony Awards in 2006, including Best Book and Best Music. Bob Martin and Don McKellar wrote the book; Lisa Lambert and Greg

Morrison composed the music and lyrics. Set in the 1920s, the comedy starts with a man listening to show tunes in his living room when suddenly a full-blown musical springs to life centered around a Broadway starlet seeking love. Elizabeth Santana of San Jose plays that part, reined in at times by The Drowsy Chaperone, or Darlene Batchelder of Woodside. She describes her

On the cover Darlene Batchelder of Woodside plays the title role and Damian Marhefka is Aldolpho in the Bay Area premier of “The Drowsy Chaperone” running Oct. 29 through Nov. 7 at the Woodside High School Performing Arts Center. Photo by Mark Bowles. role as a “diva — she’s big and bold and does everything she wants to do.” This season is Ms. Batchelder’s fifth season with WCT. Her husband, Darrel, is in the ensemble after appearing in several WCT shows, as well. She launched her acting career when she was a student at Woodside High a few decades ago, and played Yenta in WCT’s production last year. Ms. Batchelder sees this year’s show as an entirely different experience. “It’s really an

ensemble cast of people who’ve had leads in shows,” she says. Ron Lopez, for example, who plays The Man in the Chair or narrator of this musical, had a big part in WCT’s “Guys N Dolls,” and so did Damian Marhefka who is appearing as Aldolpho. Cheryl Ringman plays another lead, Kitty, in her seventh WCT show. Mrs. Tottendale is portrayed by Brenda Harris who started her acting career at age 7 as Imogene Coca’s daughter on TV. Co-producer Claudia McCarley describes the music as “very upbeat; it takes off from the Golden Age of musicals and is a parody on all of those.” Ms. McCarley has appeared in many WCT productions since the group was revived in 2003, but this time around she’s taking a break from the stage to produce, and watch her daughter, Jacquie, perform in the ensemble. Co-producer Donna Losey is back producing and supporting her actress daughter, Brigitte. This is Brigitte’s eighth WCT show. The same holds true for fellow Woodside High senior LeeAnn Patrick. They’re both in the ensemble. Ms. Patrick’s family is glad to live in Woodside close to rehearsals because her father, Akio, is the set designer and See DROWSY, page 23


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Jonelle Grace Madsen of Atherton, recently celebrated 70th wedding anniversary Jonelle Grace Madsen, who resided in Atherton for the past 36 years, died Oct. 8, just a few weeks after she and her husband Thor Madsen celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. She was born in Seattle, Washington, in 1923 and moved to Los Angeles shortly thereafter. At the age of 14, while in high school, she met Thor, the “love of her life,� say family members. Two years later, they married. She lived in San Carlos for 30 years before moving to Atherton. She was a member of Little House Activity Center (she always looked forward to Monday movies), the Atherlons, and an investment group. Throughout her life, say fam-



ily members, she kept her mind sharp, complet ing the newspaper crossword puzzle each day, and following the stock mar- Jonelle Madsen ket. She was an avid bridge player, playing in many bridge groups. She enjoyed the challenge of bridge, but most of all loved the friendships she developed with the players. She took a lively interest in women’s and men’s sports; traveled the world with her hus-

band, family and friends; and enjoyed cooking and baking. She was famous for her homemade pies and apricot jam, say family members. In addition, she was an expert knitter and seamstress, they said. She is survived by her husband Thor; brother Roy Heavenston; children Barbara Woodward, John Madsen and Carolyn Caine; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. There will be no service, according to her request. The family asks that memorial donations be sent to: Sequoia Hospital, Foundation Nursing Scholarship Fund, 170 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City, CA 94062.


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technical director, and mother, Karen, is in charge of costumes. Many of the costumes were rented from a theater in Illinois, but some have been borrowed locally from Woodside High and Palo Alto Players. Mark Bowles of Woodside is the stage manager and is also coproducing with Mindy Bowles. Richard Gordon of Woodside is back again this year as music director. Kristin Pfeifer is the choral director. Gennine Harrington returns as choreographer, and Don and Catherine Coluzzi are back as lighting designers. Other locals in the ensemble include Jesus Miranda who graduated from Woodside High and now attends Foothill College; identical twins Hannah and Sarah Velichko, who are studying drama at CaĂ’ada College; and Lorien French of Woodside. Go to or call 206-9282 for tickets. Tickets are $22 for adults, $15 for children high school-age and under, and $20 for those 65 and over. The evening shows are on Oct. 29 and 30 and Nov. 5 and 6 at 8 p.m. The matinees are on Oct. 31 and Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. The theater is located at 199 Churchill Ave. in Woodside.

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Jan Brett will visit Kepler’s aboard her tour bus wrapped in artwork from her latest book, “The Three Little Dassies.”

Jan Brett to visit Kepler’s Children’s author and illustrator Jan Brett, who has more than 35 million books in print, will be at Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real in Menlo Park, from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23. She will arrive in a tour bus decorated with illustrations from her latest book, “The 3 Little Dassies” (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, $17.00), the classic story of the “Three Little Pigs” with an African twist. The story is set in Namibia, Africa, where the little guinea-pig-like animals, known as Rock Dassies, hope to find a place to build their new homes. Bold Africa patterns

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seemed to thrive on the evil deeds to which fate was driving him. Several other key singing roles were critical to the total impact, especially in bringing forth the many changes of mood, a hallmark of the late Verdi operas. The outstanding acting talents coupled with strong vocal presentations came from mezzo soprano Michele Detwiler as the feisty gypsy army camp follower, Preziosilla; bassbaritone Peter Graham was pivotal in the calming, authoritative role of Padre Guardiano; and a contrasting clerical role of the bumbling Friar Melitone, was well-sung by Carl King in his WBO debut. The adult and boys chorus takes on special duties in “Forza,” more so than most Verdi operas. Led by the booming bass of Carlos Aguilar, the chorus was almost as critical as the principals in moving the story forward. Credit much of the success to the theatrical wisdom and experience of director David Ostwald, a Portola Valley resident when he isn’t

and filmmaker Nick Szegda will screen and discuss the one hour 1935 horror film, “The Raven,” directed by Lew Landers and starring Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff. There will be a “Farmers’ Market Halloween” brunch, says Lauren John, co-founder of Salon Menlo. The entire event is free and funded by the Al Jacobs Fund, administered by the Friends of the Menlo Park Public Library. in New York. The director amazingly was able to move huge forces seamlessly around the small stage. One scene even used all of the aislespace at Lucie Stern for a candlelight march by the monks. Conductor of the opera Michel Singher not only did the reduction of the score from a huge symphonic orchestra to a 30-piece ensemble, he also guided the talented set of musicians in the small pit, but over video monitors in several spaces he could not see. His superb command brought out the fullness of the score despite the orchestra’s spatial limitations. The theater’s intimate size allowed excellent balances between the voices and the instruments. Gifted veteran WBO set designer Jean-Francois Revon created a giant tapestry that depicts scenes from the opera much in the style of what might be hanging in a Spanish grandee’s castle. Each area was illuminated like a story-board by lighting designer Robert Ted Anderson. British costume designer Claire Townsend made her debut dressing the company in appropriate 18th century color tones and style.

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Teen Night: After Hours. Menlo Park Library opens its doors to students in grades 6-12. Candy scavenger hunt, pumpkin bowling, airbrushed tattoos. Registration by a parent required by e-mailing: andrus@plsinfo. org. Oct. 22, 7-9 p.m. Free. Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park. Call 330-2530. Bay for the Gulf food and wine gala will raise funds for Waterkeeper’s Alliance’s cleanup of the Gulf Coast following BP oil disaster. Chefs, artisans and winemakers. Oct. 24, 3-6 p.m. $150. Rosewood Sand Hill hotel, 2825 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park.


Atherton. Zoo Night. “Dress up in your Halloween costume and bring the kids and family to the annual Zoo Night. Food and drinks, Halloween treats, and close-up animal encounters. Oct. 29, 6-8 p.m. Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo, 1451 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

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Republican Women Luncheon. Guest Speaker Michael Erickson, proponent of the “Support Federal Immigration Law” initiative, and chairman, Republicans for the National Interest. Oct. 29, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $40. Menlo Park. Call 650-591-7269. Marsh Manor shopping center has been

remodeled and is holding a Fall Harvest Hoedown with pumpkin decorating, wine and beer tasting, food by Absolute Barbecue Company, live music, and activities for kids. Oct. 22, 4-8 p.m. Free. Marsh Manor, Marsh Road and Florence Street, Redwood City. Call 650-851-1177. “Childsaver.” The Portola Valley Library will screen the film “Childsaver,” a portrait of a Lutheran minister who saved the lives of 1,000 Jewish children during World War II. Oct. 21, 7-8:15 p.m. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 851-0560. Menlo Art League’s annual exhibit. More than 70 works of art, including paintings, and sculptures. Through Oct. 29, noon-4 p.m. Free. The Menlo Park Library, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park. Call 906-2045. Second Annual FabMo Textile Art Boutique will showcase art and crafts made by local artisans. Sat, Oct. 23, 10-5 p.m. Free. Quadrus Conference Center, 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park.

“My Maasai Life.” Free The Children’s Kenya Program Director will read from her new book, “My Maasai Life,” and share stories from her growing up in suburban Illinois and moving to rural Kenya as a young woman. Oct. 22, 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Call 815-9632. 2010 Roundtable at Stanford. Moderator Tom Brokaw and panel of leaders discuss the future of the Baby Boomer generation. Oct. 23, 9:30-10 a.m. $10. Maples Pavilion, 655 Campus Drive, Stanford. Call 723-1844. Report Card on Stimulus Package. SDForum’s Green Evening Series. What can entrepreneurs hope for in the way of funds to grow their green businesses? Oct. 28, 6-8:30 p.m. Members: $35; others, $45. Orrick, 1100 Marsh Road, Menlo Park.

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California Bach Society, under the direction of Paul Flight, presents: “Hail! Bright Cecilia” by Purcell and “Acis and Galatea” by Handel. Soloists Ann Moss, Brian Thorsett, and Jeffrey Fields, and a full Baroque orchestra, with trumpets and timpani, join the 25-voice chorus. Oct. 23, 8 p.m. $30-$10. St. Patrick’s Seminary, 320 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park. Call 415-2620272. Halloween with Redwood Symphony. Conducted by Eric Kujawsky. Audience and musicians in costume. Program: “Theme from Harry Potter,” “Disney Suite,” Borodin’s “Polovetsian Dances,” Revueltas’s “Sensemaya,” Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever.” Oct. 30, 3 p.m. Tickets: $10-$25. Canada College Main Theatre, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Woodside. Call 366-6872. Master Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra Concert. Maestro David Ramadanoff kicks off 46th season with Handel’s “Water Music Suite No. 2,” Haydn’s “Symphony No. 103 in E-flat major, Drum Roll,” and Frank Martin’s “Concerto for 7 Wind Instruments, Timpani, Percussion, and Strings.” Reception with artists follows concert. Oct. 23, 8 p.m. Admission: $5-$20 at door. Valley Presbyterian Church, 945 Portola Road, Portola Valley. PACO 45th Season Opening Concert. Benjamin Simon, conductor. Program includes Felix Mendelssohn’s first symphony, JeanBaptiste Lully’s “Piece de Concert,” Lou Harrison’s “Suites for Cello and Strings,” and Franz Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden.” Oct. 23, 8-10 p.m. Tickets: $5- $15. Los Altos HS Eagle Theater, 201 Almond Ave., Los Altos.

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Magic Forest Journey. Njeri’s Morning Glory School is hosting a special event where children can follow an angel guide on a lantern-lit night walk to see classical fairytale enactments. Every child receives a gift from the characters of each vignette. 6-9:30 p.m. $20 per child; adults free. Holbrook-Palmer Park, 150 Watkins Ave., Atherton. Call 408-255-5520. Peter Apel, Music & Magic. For all ages. Oct. 28, 10-10:45 a.m. free. Woodside Library, 3140 Woodside Road, Woodside. Call 851-0147. Trick or Treat Street. Hundreds of kids get a safe environment to participate in games, activities, a parade, and trick-or-treating on the M-A campus. Oct. 28, 5-7 p.m. Free. MenloAtherton High School, 555 Middlefield Ave.,


Use Permit/Ellen Ackerman for Kateeva/1430 O’Brien Drive, Suite G: Request for a use permit for indoor storage and use of hazardous materials for the research and development and prototype manufacturing of organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays located in an existing building in the M-2 (General Industrial) zoning district. Kateeva also operates in Suite A. Use Permit/Ellen Ackerman for Auxogyn/1490 O’Brien Drive, Suite A: Request for a use permit for indoor storage and use of hazardous materials for the research and development of products to improve reproductive health located within an existing building in the M-2 (General Industrial) zoning district.

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Notice is hereby given that SEALED BIDS will be received at the ofďŹ ce of the City Clerk, 91 AshďŹ eld Road, Atherton, California 94027, until 3:00 p.m. November 10, 2010, at which time they will be publicly opened and read, for performing the following work:

Monday-Friday 8:15 to 12:15pm*


Install new irrigation system (approximately 19 stations) and rehabilitate South Meadow turf area of Holbrook-Palmer Park in Atherton. Maintain this area for 60 days. ENGINEERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S ESTIMATE is $_____TBD___________________ Per Section 6.01 of the Town of Athertonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Standard SpeciďŹ cations, the General Contractor shall perform, with his own organization, work of a value amounting to not less than 50% of the total contract, excluding specialty items as indicated on the bid schedule. Bids must be for the entire work, and shall be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked: â&#x20AC;?Bid of (Contractor) for SOUTH MEADOW IRRIGATION AND REHABILITATION, Project No. 56019â&#x20AC;?, along with date and time of bid opening. Plans and speciďŹ cations may be obtained at the Town of Atherton Public Works Department, 91 AshďŹ eld Road, Atherton CA 94027, for a non-refundable fee of $30.00. Additional important information is contained in Town of Atherton Standard SpeciďŹ cations which are available on line at If shipping is requested, there will be an additional charge of $25.00.

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Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the form of cash, a cashierâ&#x20AC;&#x2DC;s or certiďŹ ed check or bid bond for not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the bid, as a guarantee that the bidder, if awarded the Contract, will fulďŹ ll the terms of the bid. The Town of Atherton reserves the right to refuse any or all proposals. Bidders are hereby notiďŹ ed that, pursuant to California Civil Code Sections 3247 and 3248 and Standard SpeciďŹ cations Section 3.02, the successful bidder will be required to provide payment and performance bonds in the amounts stated in Section 3.02 of the Standard SpeciďŹ cations. Bidders are hereby notiďŹ ed that provisions of California Labor Code regarding prevailing wages are applicable to the work to be performed under this contract. Pursuant to Section 1773 et seq. the general prevailing wage rates have been determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations and appear in the California Prevailing Wage Rates. Copies are on ďŹ le at the ofďŹ ce of the City Engineer and are available to interested parties upon request. The successful bidder shall post a copy of the wage rates at the job site. The Contractor may elect to receive 100 percent of payments due under the contract, without retention of any portion of the payment by the Town of Atherton, by depositing securities of equivalent value to the retention amount in accordance with the provisions of Section 22300 of the California Public Contracts Code. The successful bidder must be licensed under the provisions of Chapter 9, Division 3, of the California Business and Professions Code to do the type of work contemplated in the project at the time the contract is awarded and shall be skilled and regularly engaged in the general class or type of work called for under the Contract. Failure of the bidder to obtain proper and adequate licensing for an award of the contract shall constitute a failure to execute the contract and result in the forfeiture of the bidderâ&#x20AC;&#x2DC;s bid security. Each bidder shall submit with this bid a statement setting forth his/her/its experience and qualiďŹ cations. The statement shall be made on the forms provided by the Town and must accompany each bid. The three lowest bidders will be required to submit subcontractorâ&#x20AC;&#x2DC;s experience and qualiďŹ cations statements within 48 hours of the bid opening, on forms provided by the Town. By submitting a bid in response to this advertisement for bids, the bidder shall be conclusively deemed to have read, understood and agreed with all of the information and materials contained in the bid documents, including but not limited to the construction contract, the standard speciďŹ cations, the special provisions, the required nature and amount of insurance and the documentation evidencing said insurance. Any questions regarding the project should be directed to the Park Superintendent, 91 AshďŹ eld Road, Atherton, CA 94027, telephone (650) 752-0541, preferably no later than ďŹ ve days before bid opening. Requests for Information may be e-mailed to faxed to (650) 688-6539. For information on obtaining Plans and SpeciďŹ cations, Standard SpeciďŹ cations or obtaining a Plan Holders list, please call Judy Bellmont at (650) 752-0570. By:___________________________________ Duncan L. Jones, P.E., City Engineer Date:_________________________________ 28 N The Almanac NOctober 20, 2010


For more information, or to attend our Open House, please contact the schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s director Mary Adham, M.Ed.


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115 Announcements

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Piano Lessons Susan Jackson, Mus B. MM. Classical or Jazz. (650)326-3520 Piano Lessons Taught in your home. Member MTAC & NGPT. Specializing in beginners. All levels welcome. Karen, (650)367-0307 or Piano Lessons Guaranteed to make good performer. Kids & Adults. 650-739-5145 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 CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINER Drawing and Painting Classes Etz Chayim Second Annual Holiday Etz Chayim's Fifth Friday Servic Mountain View Seasoned Travelers NATURE/OUTDOORS Events Calendar

140 Lost & Found

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


Honda 2006 Civic Coupe EX - $10,500 TOYOTA 2007 CAMRY HYBRID $18,600 Vespa 2008 LX 50 Like new, 250 miles. $3500 obo Volkswagon 2003 Passat Wagon - $75

202 Vehicles Wanted Donate Vehicle Receive $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 1-800-252-0615. (Cal-SCAN)

203 Bicycles Subaru Two Bike Rear Hitch Rack - $30

210 Garage/Estate Sales

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STAGING FURNITURE BLOW OUT SALE! Great Deal on Furniture & Accessories 2 WEEKENDS ONLY! -Sat Oct. 16th & Sun Oct. 17th -Sat Oct. 23rd & Sun Oct 24th TIME: 8AM - 5PM Da Lusso Design: 140 South Whisman Road STE #D Mtn View

245 Miscellaneous Sawmills New Norwood LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34” diameter, mills boards 28” wide. Automated quick-cycle-sawing increases efficiency up to 40%! www. 1-800661-7746 ext. 300N. (Cal-SCAN) 1963 Indian Sari - $395 Back Pack - Jansport - $30.00 Beethoven LP Box Set - $55 Canon 35 MM Camera - $40.00 costumes cheap - $10 even more costumes cheap FREE FIREWOOOD & MULCH Mixed Firewood-Seasoned & Split $150.00

Mountain View, 140 South Whisman Road Suite D, Oct 16th & 17th

more costumes cheap - $5

Mountain View, 77 Mercy Street, Oct. 16&17 ,9-4 Estate Sale

Stetson Western Hats - $35.00

Palo Alto, 280 W. Charleston Rd, Oct17, 9-3 Palo Alto, 714 Matadero Avenue, Oct. 23 9-4 Garage Sale: decorative items, odds and ends. 714 Matadero Avenue, PA

Pre-Teen Girls Clothing - $2.00 or L Telephoto Camera Case - $25.00 Western Boots - $55-$100

250 Musical Instruments Tama 5 piece drum set - $400.00

German Hiking Boots (Men) - $45.00 OBO

antique lighting and Gift Items

Donate your Cell Phones!

Antique Sewing Machine - 276

270 Tickets

Donations Needed!

Antiques SALE Starts Monday!

Knitters Wanted

Fairy Tale Prince Ken Doll - $20.00

150 Volunteers

Orrefors Crystal - $See Ad

Community Cell Phone Collector

Royal Doulton China Pieces - $See Ad

Knitting Volunteers

Vintage Bakelite Purse - $30.00

Library Volunteers Needed

220 Computers/ Electronics

Museum Volunteers Stanford Cats need volunteers

155 Pets 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 Horses Full Board $500-$700 Private stables, 11 flat acres. No riding. 650/851-1796 White Maltese Puppies!!

CANON 4L BATTERY & CHARGER $15.00 HARD-SIDED LAPTOP CARRIER $100.00 HDMI CABLE 6’ BLUE RAY - $15.00 HDMI CABLE PREMIUM GOLD - $18.00 IBM Selectric II Typewriter - $350 JVC HD-ILA 61inch HDTV - $500.00


Jimmy Buffet 10/16 / 4 Lawn Tix $155

Kid’s Stuff 330 Child Care Offered After School Care/Driver Avail Are you looking for mature Nanny Art Birthday Parties - Night nanny Chidcare Provider/Baby Sitter Child Care opening in San Carlos Debbie’s Family Day Care - RWC EXCELLENT BABYSITTER AVAILABLE!

A4 Shocks,Springs, Sway Bar - FREE


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235 Wanted to Buy Antique dolls

240 Furnishings/ Household items 2 Beautiful Sofas - $100 each 2 Italian Marble Lvg Rm Tables - $299

Afternoon Nanny Wanted, M-F Housekeeper & childcare assist Mother’s helper for afternoons

201 Autos/Trucks/ Parts Ford 1990 Ranger SuperCab XLT w/ Rack - $2800

340 Child Care Wanted Mother’s helper

Antique Baby buggy Large wicker $175

Yes! Mentor!

Glenda Timmerman Piano 23 years exp. MA. 650/938-0582

Porthole Clock - $100.00

145 Non-Profits Needs

Runaway Cat!

133 Music Lessons

FUN Piano Voice Violin Guitar

For Sale

New big entertainment center!!!

260 Sports & Exercise Equipment

NASA cats need fosterers

Barton-Holding Music Studio Next 6 week “singing for the non-singer” class starts Sept. 23rd. Call Laura Barton 650/965-0139

FREE double mattress (like new) - $0

215 Collectibles & Antiques


Math, Stats, Physics, Chem Tutor 15 yrs exp. Jim, 307/699-3392

A Piano Teacher Children & Adults Ema Currier (650)493-4797

Chairs Couch Large Wall Piece $50-$450

Mother’s helper Happy to help u! Sweet and Outgoing Babysitter Violin Teacher VLS Multicultural,Bilingual.


345 Tutoring/ Lessons Chess Lessons for kids and adult French ,Spanish Lsns. 6506919863 French&German Tutor 608-381-0210 guitar/piano/voice High School Math/Science tutor Math Instructor offers lessons One-to-One Tutoring Service Stanford-Educated Expert Tutors Violin lessons & Voice Lessons

355 Items for Sale 24mon/3y/4y BOY clothes 2TVan Heusen black suit 4TBlues Clues costume$10 Barbie,bratz,dolls,girltoys$10 Bear costume XL 4-8 years BOY comforter/blankets $25 Boy VHS videos BOYS Jackets6mon-3years Bugaboo Chameleon Stroller -$500 - 500 DUTALIER GLIDER/ROCKER W/ OTTOMAN - $90 for pair Graco LiteRider Stoller - 20 Kids playfood/utensils/pans Leap FrogAlphabetPalCaterpillar NIKE 6Toddler tennis/runningshoe Stuffed animals bag full $15

Jobs 500 Help Wanted Cashier & Drivers Applewood Inn is accepting applications for cashiers & drivers. 650-324-3486 Housekeeper and childcare assistant Wanted


550 Business Opportunities Business for Sale! Established for 3 years. Will Train. Nets 100k. Can operate from anywhere. $4,400 down. Call Jerry 1-800-4188250. (Cal-SCAN)

560 Employment Information $$$HELP WANTED$$$ Extra Income! Assembling CD cases from Home! No Experience Necessary! Call our Live Operators Now! 1-800-4057619 EXT 2450 (AAN CAN) Company Drivers Solos & Hazmat Teams * GREAT PAY * GREAT MILES * CDL-A Required. We also have dedicated & regional positions available. Call 866-789-8947. Swift. (Cal-SCAN) Computer Work Work from anywhere 24/7. Up to $1,500 Part Time to $7,500/mo. Full Time. Training provided. or call 1-888-304-2847. (Cal-SCAN)


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Business Services 604 Adult Care Offered BETTER LIVING HOME CARE Caring assistance w/personal touch Best Rates 24 hr or hourly. Ins., bonded. Call 415/684-0719

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

620 Domestic Help Offered Mendosa Housekeeping General cleaning Exp.,in large homes.18 years exp. (650)388-6439

624 Financial Cash Now! Get cash for your structured settlement or annuity payments. High payouts. Call J.G. Wentworth. 1-866-SETTLEMENT (1-866-738-8536). Rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau. (Cal-SCAN)


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710 Carpentry Cabinetry-Individual Designs Precise, 3-D Computer Modeling: Mantels * Bookcases * Workplaces * Wall Units * Window Seats. Ned Hollis, 650/856-9475

715 Cleaning Services

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719 Remodeling/ Additions Domicile Construction, Inc.

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All Animals Happy House Pet Sitting Services by Susan Licensed, insured, refs. 650-323-4000

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Leo Garcia Landscape/ Maintenance Lawn and irrig. install, clean-ups. Res. and comml. maint. Free Est. Lic. 823699. 650/369-1477. Marioâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Gardening Maintenance, clean-ups. 650/365-6955; 995-3822

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728 Drywall/Plaster Summit Drywall

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

741 Flooring/ Carpeting Aladdin Carpet and Floors Sales, installs, remodels and painting for the home. Free est. Lic. 1236 So. Abel St., Milpitas. Tony, 408-263-1988.

748 Gardening/ Landscaping Beckys Landscape Weekly/periodic maint. Annual rose/fruit tree prune, clean ups, irrigation, sod, planting, raised beds. Demolition, excavation. Driveway, patio, deck installs. Power washing. 650/493-7060

Gaeta's Landscape Complete Garden Maintenance Pavers, flagstone, brick work, BBQs, sprinkler, retaining walls/fences, lighting, Free Estimate!

(650) 368-1458 GARDENING & LANDSCAPE Woodwork/Fencing, Irrigation, Aeration, Stump Grinding,Tree/Shrub Trimming, Rototilling Clean ups, Rose/ Fruit Tree Pruning. Roger:650-776-8666



Noel Leal Gardening Service R.G. Landscape Yard clean-ups, maintenance, installations. Call Reno for free est., 650/468-8859 Urielâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Gardening Maint., haul, poison oak, clean up, free est. 650/862-1378 Uriel USA LANDSCAPING General Maintenance, Clean ups, Lawn, Fences ,Retaining Walls, Sprinklers, Concrete. 10 years exp., free estimates. (408)891-2468 lic. #33088

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Vidal Gardening & Landscaping Bi-Weekly, twice a month clean up. Tree removal. Fences, retaining walls, new lawn irrigation systems. Gutter cleaning. Free est., excel. refs. 650-771-0213

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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 * Driveways Becky, 650/493-7060

790 Roofing Priority Roofing Solutions, Inc. Roofing and Gutters 408-532-8020

795 Tree Care

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             25 yrs ExpLic & Ins. #819244 (650) 380-2297 THE TREE EXPERTS Tree trimming/removal. Quality tree care. 10% off. lic./Ins. (650)222-4733

Real Estate 801 Apartments/ Condos/Studios Los Altos, 2 BR/2 BA - $2600

AAA Dannyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Haul Away Residential and commercial waste. 650/669-2470

Menlo Park, 2 BR/1 BA - $1,780/mo

CLINTâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S HAULING SERVICE Misc. junk, office, appliances, garage, storage, etc, clean-ups. Old furniture, green waste and yard junk. Licensed & insured. FREE ESTIMATES 650/368-8810

Sunnyvale, 2 BR/1.5 BA - $1595/mo

Frankâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hauling Commercial, Residential, Garage, Basement & Yard. Clean-up. Fair prices. 650/361-8773

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



Serving the Peninsula since 1975/Owner-Operated!

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+ yrs exp. Payment plan avail. Lic #351738. 650/322-8325 STYLE PAINTING Commâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;l/Residential, interior and ext., full service painting. Insured. Lic. 903303. 650/388-8577


Roe General Engineering Concrete, asphalt, sealing, pavers, new construct, repairs. 34 yrs exp. No job too small. Lic #663703 * 650/814-5572

775 Asphalt/ Concrete Mr. Low Price Driveways, patios, pavers, stamp, brick, block, all stone, retaining walls. Lic. #875321. Insured. Free est. 650/630-2866

Mountain View, 1 BR/1 BA - $1199 Palo Alto, 1 BR/1 BA - $1,895/mon Sunnyvale, 2 BR/2 BA - $1,695/mo Sunnyvale, 3 BR/1.5 BA - $1,895/mo

803 Duplex Fully Furnished New Duplex Home Available, 2 BR/2.5 BA - $4500 Palo Alto, 2 BR/2.5 BA - $4500 Palo Alto, 3 BR/2 BA Bike to Stanford/downtown:20 minutes,hardwood & ceramic floor,nice yard,pet ok.

805 Homes for Rent Los Altos, 3 BR/2 BA - $2400.00 Menlo Park, 2 BR/1 BA - $3250.00 Menlo Park, 2 BR/1 BA - $2290. Menlo Park, 3 BR/2 BA - $3495 Menlo Park, 3 BR/2 BA $3,800.LasLomSch,2car gar,Hardwood flrs,sun rm, dining rm,LndRm,InclGard.nosmk/pets,650598-7047 Menlo Park, 3 BR/2 BA - $3495 Midtown Palo Alto, 2 BR/2.5 BA Mountain View, 3 BR/2 BA - $2875 Palo Alto Furnished, 3 BR/2 BA - $ 4000/mon Palo Alto, 4 BR/2 BA - $3900. Redwood City, 3 BR/2 BA - $729,950

809 Shared Housing/ Rooms Los Altos Hills, 1 BR/1 BA - $750

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TRIPTRACE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 240943 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Triptrace at 1631 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): PUBLIC EARTH, INC. 1631 Santa Cruz Ave. Menlo Park, CA 94025 This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 08/20/2010. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on September 15, 2010. (Almanac Sep. 29; Oct. 6, 13, 20, 2010) KIDDING AROUND WITH CHOCOLATE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 240726 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Kidding Around With Chocolate at 265 Portola State Park Road, La Honda, CA 94020; Mail Address: Route 2, Box 265, La Honda, CA 94020. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): MARGARET L. FOARD 265 Portola State Park Road La Honda, CA 94020 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 09/01/2010. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on September 1, 2010. (Almanac Sep. 29; Oct. 6, 13, 20, 2010) LA TABLE DE DESSERT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 240869 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: La Table De Dessert at 15 Bear Gulch Drive, Portola Valley, California 94028, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): LILY T. BLANKENBERG 15 Bear Gulch Drive Portola Valley, CA 94028 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 08/20/2010. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on September 9, 2010. (Almanac Sep. 29; Oct. 6, 13, 20, 2010) MEASURED GROWTH FOR MENLO PARK

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 240780 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Measured Growth for Menlo Park, at 1045 Wallea Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County; Mailing address: 1302 Orange Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025. Registered owner(s): PATTI FRY 1045 Wallea Drive Menlo Park, CA 94025 DAVID SPEER 1302 Orange Ave. Menlo Park, CA 94025 This business is conducted by: An Unincorporated Association other than a Partnership. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on September 2, 2010. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on September 7, 2010. (Almanac Sep. 29; Oct. 6, 13, 20, 2010) ROSIEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S HOUSE CLEANING FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 241105 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Rosieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s House Cleaning at 1511 Sierra St., Redwood City, CA 94061. Registered owner(s): ROSALBA VAZQUEZ 1511 Sierra St. Redwood City, CA 94061 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on September 24, 2010. (Almanac Sep. 29; Oct. 6, 13, 20, 2010) JACOBSEN & BALLA FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 240184 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Jacobsen & Balla at 854 Bransten Road, San Carlos, CA 94070, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): RUTH E JACOBSEN 966 Laurel Glen Palo Alto, CA 94304 H. ROSANNE BALLA 155 Shooting Star Isle Foster City, CA 94404 This business is conducted by: A General Partnership. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on September 23, 2010. (Almanac Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, 2010) File No. 241048 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: (1) ACAPPELLA (2) ACAPPELLA APARTMENTS, 1001

National Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, COUNTY: San Mateo Mailing address: 15601 Dallas Parkway, Suite 600, Addison, TX 75001 Is (are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): Behringer Harvard Acappella LP, 15601 Dallas Parkway, Suite 600, Addison, TX 75001 This business is conducted by Limited Partnership. Corporation / LLC: No Organization: DE LLC The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name or names listed above on 08-04-2010. I declare that all information in this statement is true and correct. (A registrant who declares as true information which he or she knows to be false is guilty of a crime.) REGISTRANTS/CORP/LLC NAME (PRINT): DANIEL J. ROSENBERG, Secretary of BEHRINGER HARVARD ACAPPELLA GP, LLC, General Partner of BEHRINGER HARVARD ACAPPELLA LP REGISTRANT SIGNATURE: Daniel J. Rosenberg If corporation, also print corporate title of officer. If LLC, also print title of officer or manager. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of San Mateo County on September 21, 2010. NOTICE - In accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 17920, a Fictitious Name Statement generally expires at the end of five years from the date on which it was filed in the Office of the County Clerk. Except, as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 17920, where it expires 40 days after any change in the facts set forth in the statement pursuant to Section 17913 other than a change in the residence address of a registered owner. A New Fictitious Business Name Statement must be filed before the expiration. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a Fictitious Business Name in violation of the rights of another under Federal, State, or Common Law (See Section 14411 et seq., Business and Professions Code). I hereby certify that this copy is a correct copy of the original statement on file in my office. WARREN SLOCUM, COUNTY CLERK BY: VERONICA MADRID, Deputy Clerk CN844041 (Almanac Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, 2010) HAWKVIEW PICTURES LLC FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 241062 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Hawkview Pictures LLC at 10 Hawkview St., Portola Valley, CA 94028, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): HAWKVIEW PICTURES LLC 10 Hawkview St. Portola Valley, CA 94028 This business is conducted by: A Limited Liability Company. The registrant commenced to trans-

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act business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 09/01/2010. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on September 22, 2010. (Almanac Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, 2010) LITE FOR LIFE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 241103 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Lite for Life at 713 Oak Grove Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): SUCCESS IN LIFE WEIGHT MANAGEMENT LLC 713 Oak Grove Ave. Menlo Park, CA 94025 This business is conducted by: A Limited Liability Company. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on September 24, 2010. (Almanac Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, 2010) LEVERAGE 2 MARKET ASSOCIATES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 241098 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Leverage 2 Market Associates at 50 Woodside Plaza # 102, Redwood City, CA 94061, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): L2M ASSOCIATES INC. California Redwood City, CA 94061 This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on September 23, 2010. (Almanac Oct. 13, 20, 27; Nov. 3, 2010) ELIAS JEWELRY REPAIR FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 241349 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Elias Jewelry Repair at 411 #B Lathrop St., Redwood City CA 94063, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): ASAHEL OCON 7890 Hazelnut Dr. Newark, CA 94560 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on October 8, 2010. (Almanac Oct. 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 2010) CENTERWOOD LIQUORS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 241336 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Centerwood Liquors at 23 Laurie Meadow Dr., San Mateo, CA 94403, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): AAKASH ENTERPRISE INC. 23 Laurie Meadow Dr. San Mateo, CA 94403 This business is conducted by: A


              Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on October 8, 2010. (Almanac Oct. 20, 27; Nov. 3, 10, 2010) WOODHAVEN, LLC FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 241262 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Woodhaven, LLC at 12565 La Honda Rd., Redwood City, CA 94062, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): WOODHAVEN, LLC 12565 La Honda Rd. Redwood City, CA 94062 This business is conducted by: A Limited Liability Company. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on October 5, 2010. (Almanac Oct. 20, 27; Nov. 3, 10, 2010)

997 All Other Legals NOTICE OF TRUSTEEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S SALE T.S. No: B511065 CA Unit Code: B Loan No: 0557021003/CRANE/DAVID P. C Min No: 1000153-0557021003-3 AP #1: 078-190-170 T.D. SERVICE COMPANY, as duly appointed Trustee under the following described Deed of Trust WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (in the forms which are lawful tender in the United States) and/or the cashierâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, certified or other checks specified in Civil Code Section 2924h (payable in full at the time of sale to T.D. Service Company) all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property hereinafter described: Trustor: DAVID P. CRANE, KATHRYN A. CRANE Recorded April 26, 2007 as Instr. No. 2007-064317 in Book â&#x20AC;&#x201D;- Page â&#x20AC;&#x201D;- of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of SAN MATEO County; CALIFORNIA , pursuant to the Notice of Default and Election to Sell thereunder recorded April 14, 2010 as Instr. No. 10-40046 in Book â&#x20AC;&#x201D;- Page â&#x20AC;&#x201D;- of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of SAN MATEO County CALIFORNIA. YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED APRIL 16, 2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. 40 LANGLEY HILL ROAD, WOODSIDE (AREA), CA 94062 â&#x20AC;&#x153;(If a street address or common designation of property is shown above, no warranty is given as to its completeness or correctness).â&#x20AC;? Said Sale of property will be made in â&#x20AC;&#x153;as isâ&#x20AC;? condition without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest as in said note provided, advances, if any, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts cre-

ated by said Deed of Trust. Said sale will be held on: NOVEMBER 2, 2010, AT 12:30 P.M. *AT THE MARSHALL STREET ENTRANCE TO THE HALL OF JUSTICE AND RECORDS 400 COUNTY CENTER REDWOOD CITY, CA At the time of the initial publication of this notice, the total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the above described Deed of Trust and estimated costs, expenses, and advances is $5,147,995.16. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. Regarding the property that is the subject of this notice of sale, the â&#x20AC;&#x153;mortgage loan servicerâ&#x20AC;? as defined in Civil Code § 2923.53(k)(3) declares that it has not obtained from the Commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Civil Code section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date this notice of sale is recorded. The time frame for giving a notice of sale specified in Civil Code Section 2923.52 subdivision (a) does apply to this notice of sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidderâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. If the sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of the monies paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or the Mortgageeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s attorney. Date: October 13, 2010 T.D. SERVICE COMPANY as said Trustee, T.D. Service Company Agent for the Trustee and as Authorized Agent for the Beneficiary KIMBERLY COONRADT Dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; AMBROSIO, ASST. SECRETARY T.D. SERVICE COMPANY 1820 E. FIRST ST., SUITE 210, P.O. BOX 11988 SANTA ANA, CA 92711-1988 We are assisting the Beneficiary to collect a debt and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose whether received orally or in writing. If available, the expected opening bid and/ or postponement information may be obtained by calling the following telephone number(s) on the day before the sale: (714) 480-5690 or you may access sales information at www. TAC# 915669 PUB: 10/13/10, 10/20/10, 10/27/10 Almanac Trustee Sale No. 13258CA Loan No. 1010138889 Title Order No. 3031916 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 5/15/2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 10/27/2010 at 12:30 PM, MTDS, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION DBA MERIDIAN TRUST DEED SERVICE as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 05/29/2007, Book , Page , Instrument 2007-081448 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of San Mateo County, California, executed by: Juan Contreras and Georgia Contreras, husband and wife as Trustor, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for SBMC Mortgage, as

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Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashierâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier's check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier's check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without convenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possesssion, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the notes (s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: At the Marshall St. entrance to the Hall of Justice and Records, 400 County Center, Redwood City, CA Legal Description: As more fully described in said Deed of Trust Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $507,613.81 The street address and other common designation of the real property purported as: 1338 Henderson Avenue , Menlo Park, CA 94025 APN Number: 055-371-090-6 See Declaration, as required by California Civil Code Section 2923.54, attached hereto and made a part hereof. CALIFORNIA FORECLOSURE PREVENTION ACT DECLARATION OF COMPLIANCE (CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE § 2923.54(a)) The undersigned mortgage loan servicer

hereby declares under penalty of perjury, under the laws of the State of California, as follows: [ ] The mortgage loan servicer has not obtained a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Cal. Civ. Code § 2923.53 that is current and valid as of the date that the Notice of Trustee's Sale was filed or given. Therefore, the mortgage loan servicer has waited an additional 90 days before giving notice of sale as required by Cal. Civ. Code § 2923.52(a). [X] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Cal. Civ. Code § 2923.53 that is current and valid as of the date that the Notice of Trustee's Sale was filed or given. [ ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in Cal. Civ. Code § 2923.52(a) does not apply because: [ ] The loan was not recorded between January 1, 2003 and January 1, 2008. [ ] The loan Is not secured by residential real property. [ ] The loan is not secured by a first priority mortgage or deed of trust. [ ] The borrower did not occupy the property as his/her principal residence when the loan became delinquent. [ ] The loan was made, purchased or serviced by (1) a California state or local public housing agency or authority, including state or local housing finance agencies established under Division 31 of the Cal. Health & Safety Code and Chapter 6 of the Cal. Military & Veterans Code, or (2) the loan is collateral for securities purchased by any such California state or local public housing agency or authority. [ ] The borrower has surrendered the property as evidenced by either a letter confirming the surrender or delivery of the keys to the property to the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary or authorized agent. [ ] The borrower has contracted with someone whose primary business is advising people who have decided to leave their homes on how to extend the foreclosure process and avoid their loan obligations. [ ] The borrower has filed for bankruptcy, and the bankruptcy court has not entered an order closing or dismissing the bankruptcy case

or granting relief from the automatic stay. OneWest Bank, FSB By: Vicki Brizendine ATTACHMENT TO NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold "as is". DATE: 9/24/2010 MTDS, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION DBA MERIDIAN TRUST DEED SERVICE, As Trustee 4675 Macarthur Court Suite 1540 Newport Beach CA 92660 Sales Line: (714) 573-1965 (702) 586-4500 PRIORITYPOSTING. COM, Jesse Fernandez, Foreclosure Assistant MTDS, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION DBA MERIDIAN TRUST DEED SERVICE IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. P751082 10/6, 10/13, 10/20/2010 Almanac

THE PENINSULAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S FREE CLASSIFIEDS WEBSITE TO RESPOND TO ADS WITHOUT PHONE NUMBERS GO TO WWW.FOGSTER.COM of Justice and Records, 400 County Center, Redwood City, California, all that right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: shown on deed of trust (X)The street address or other common designation of said property: 250 Alamos Road, Portola Valley, CA 94028 (X)Name and address of the beneficiary at whose request the sale is being conducted: Caldwell Trust, James and Roberta ttees, 328 Monterey Avenue, Capitola, CA 95010. Directions to the above property may be obtained by requesting same in writing from the beneficiary within 10 days for the first publication of this notice. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, as to title, possession or encumbrances to satisfy the unpaid balance due on the note or notes secured by said Deed of Trust and estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial

Foreclosure No. 3539563 APN#077271-140-4 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE On October 27, 2010, at 12:30 p.m., Mid Valley Title and Escrow Company, Trustee, or Successor Trustee or Substituted Trustee of that certain Deed of Trust executed by Hen P. Troung and Dora M. Garcia, trustees of The Dora Maria Garcia Trust dated April 30, 1992 recorded March 6, 2007 as Instrument No.2007-033942, of Official Records of San Mateo County, California, and pursuant to that certain Notice of Default thereunder recorded June 24, 2010 as Instrument No.2010069089, of Official records of said County, will under and pursuant to said Deed of Trust sell at public auction for cash, lawful money of the United States of America, a cashier's check payable to said Trustee drawn on a State or National Bank, a check drawn by a State or Federal Credit Union, or a check drawn by a State or Federal Savings and Loan Association, or Savings Bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and Authorized to do Business in this State, at the Marshall Street entrance to the Hall

publication of this Notice of Sale: $453,697.64 NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED FEBRUARY 26, 2007 UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. For Sales Information please call 714-5731965 or Dated: September 28, 2010 The undersigned mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent for the mortgagee or beneficiary declares that the mortgagee or beneficiary has satisfied the requirements of California Civil Code 2923.5.: Mid Valley Title And Escrow Company Address: 601 Main Street Chico, California 95928 Phone: (530) 893-5644 By: Greg Wood, Foreclosure Officer P752146 10/6, 10/13, 10/20/2010 Almanac

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mature trees & verdant lawns. Fab. 1bd/1ba guest hse & home located on a spacious, professionally landscapedlot in additional office, tennis ct, spa, extra 3-car garage w/living NEAR THE ATHERTON BORDER $1,095,000 pool. Formal LR & exquisite DR, very spacious FR. space potential. Menlo Park’s Flood Park neighborhood. 3 BR 2 BA Open floor plan, updated, hardwood floors, Jean & Chris Isaacson 650.851.2666 Erika Demma 650.851.1961 step-down family room, detached bonus room, pool, gated 650.851.2666 Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh GORGEOUS REMODEL $3,395,000 BEST DEAL IN MENLO PARK! $3,600,000 front yard, large lot, great street near Atherton. $799,000 PANORAMIC VIEWS 4 BR 4.5 BA Beautifully remodeled 2-story home with 2 3 BR 2.5 BA Updated, light & bright downtown Menlo home 2 BR 2 BA plus study. Wm Wurster design. Rare level knoll R. Brendan Leary 650.325.6161 master suites, 4 custom fireplaces, numerous skylights, just 3 blocks from Santa Cruz Ave! Now a short sale. top setting with Bay views, boutique vineyard. 2.6 acres. WESTSIDE LOCATION $499,000 private pool & spa on ~.78 acre; Menlo Park schools 2 BR 1 BA Move-in condition, bright and sunny, new kitchen John Nelson 650.324.4456 Fabulous guest house. Tom LeMieux 650.323.7751 Berdine Jernigan & Sally Lau 650.851.2666 with new appliances, new bath, new paint inside and out, NEW PRICE! $519,000 JUST LISTED! $2,650,000 2 BR 2 BA Rarely available Sharon Hts top floor corner STUNNING CONTEMPORARY $3,395,000 close to transportation. 650.323.7751 4 BR 3.5 BA Remodeled home on private, 16,000+SF lot. unit. 2 balconies, updated master bath. 5 mins from 4 BR 3.5 BA Spacious, open floorplan and custom finishes, Hossein Jalali creekside setting on 1 acre with trampoline, decks and GREAT POTENTIAL Redwood Grove. Open family room kitchen + additional Stanford & 280. Near shops, restaurants & Sharon Pk. $437,000 more. family rm. Beamed vaulted ceilings. Move in condition! 2 BR 2.5 BA Lots of potential with this charming small James Milton 650.324.4456 Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh 650.851.1961 home. Wonderful westside location. Lyn Jason Cobb 650.324.4456





4 BR 3 BA Fabulous Atherton home an easy walk to A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES $1,189,000 Holbrook-Palmer Park. Fresh paint, new carpet, sparkling 3 BR 2 BA Privately situated on a large lot in a cul-de-sac hdwd flrs & a sunny backyard, this hm feels like new! location, this South Palo Alto residence is surrounded by Janie & John Barman 650.325.6161 mature foliage and prolific fruit trees.


Barbara Sawyer

$2,995,000 Valerie Trenter


Approx. 3 acs w/ bay & valley views. Minutes to shops, trails, Stanford and excellent P.V. schools.

Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh

650.325.6161 PANORAMIC VIEWS

WOODSIDE MAGNIFICENT ESTATE $12,500,000 650.851.1961 8 BR 7 full BA + 3 half On 15.7 acres w/grand sized rooms & $2,750,000 spectacular views. Garden pathways, stone walls and stairs,

2+ useable acres. Very private flag lot at the end of a cul-de- pool, pool house, stables for 8 horses & tennis ct.

FANTASTIC DWNTWN TOWNHOME $1,095,000 sac in prestigious Blue Oaks subdivision. Magnificent bay, Scott Dancer 650.851.2666 PRIME MENLO PARK $2,149,000 2 BR 2.5 BA Wonderfully remodeled townhouse w/2 mas- city, and Windy Hill views. WORLD CRAFTSMANSHIP $9,995,000 3 BR 2 BA Elegant LR w/fp, gourmet kit opens to FR, ter suites located just steps from University Ave Shopping Judy Byrnes 650.851.2666 OLD 4 BR 3 full BA + 2 half New Eastern style home on 3.25 exquisite master suite overlooks private backyard. Guest & downtown PA. Lrg private patio, attached garage. SWEEPING VIEWS $2,649,000 ac w/guesthouse, pool & wrap-around veranda. Spacious cottage w/bath. Amazing location on premier street. Tim Trailer 650.325.6161 Keri Nicholas

6 BR 6.5 BA Private cul-de-sac home with spectacular 1.4 ac grounds, detached 2-level guesthouse w/full kitchen & separate home office. Fabulous pool & spa.

Billy McNair


$1,075,000 area,patio,vineyds.Unique close-in setting w/handsome fireplaces. $1,975,000 2 BR 2 BA Remodeled Beauty near Paly H.S. w/bonus single story updated home.Shows beautifully Ed Kahl 650.851.2666 office/bedroom, granite kitchen, vaulted ceilings, open Celeste Henzel 650.851.1961 PRIVATE WOODSIDE ESTATE 4 BR 3 BA Experience the joy of living in a resort style set$9,900,000 ting and a beautifully remodeled contemporary style home floor plan, skylights, marble bath, 2 car garage. $2,195,000 4 BR 4 BA A rare offering of 8.9 ac, exceptionally private Celia Bella 650.325.6161 LANDMARK ESTATE


3 BR 2.5 BA Stylishly remodeled home on aprx. 2.4 acres with sweeping views to the Bay. A spacious patio and level lawn extend living and entertaining outdoors.

Scott Dancer




4 BR 3 BA Elegant country home, 13+ acres w/Woodside schools. Gorgeous living room w/sep library, family rm, mstr ste, spacious kit, horse property potential.

Valerie Trenter




3 BR 2.5 BA Architectural contemporary on approx. 9.6 acres. A pool & sep. located hot tub is positioned within the redwood trees. Minutes to 280 & Sand Hill Rd.

Scott Dancer




3 BR 3.5 BA + office. Stunning views, 1+ acre. Spacious contemporary on a quiet cul-de-sac! Native landscaping & solar heated pool. Great entertainment home!

4 BR 3.5 BA Views of Windy Hill from flat parcel w/lawn formal rooms have coffered, beamed ceilings and stone Judi Kiel






with detached guest/pool house.

3 BR 2 BA Knoll top setting with spectacular view of Western Hills. Approx. 7 acres, barn, pool, and cottage. Woodside Schools.

2 BR 1.5 BA Central Portola Valley - 2 bd main home, 2 $875,000 guest houses, Large Artist Studio/Workshop & Horse 3 BR 2 BA Large 3BR+Loft/2BA home w/high ceilings, eatHEART OF WEST MENLO $1,798,000 in updated kitchen, expansive patio garden, 2-car attached Corral and Stable on 1 level acre. Excellent PV Schools. Steven Lessard 650.851.2666 3 BR 2 BA Updated one level family home in the heart of garage. Gunn HS Dist (ck availability). West Menlo Park. Incredible family/media room, formal SCENIC SPLENDOR $2,145,000 Dante Drummond 650.325.6161 LR, DR, kitchen w/granite, walk to downtown. 3 BR 3 BA Stunning home on 2.6 acs (per county) neighbors $739,000 Jasper Ridge Preserve. Lg office/possible guest room/family Tim Kerns 650.323.7751 A SPECIAL FEELING 2 BR 2 BA Cathedral ceilings, fireplace, wood floors, good VIEW! VIEW! VIEW! $1,695,000 light, good storage, balconies, big laundry room. This is it! room. Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh 650.851.1961 3 BR 2.5 BA Updated Sharon Heights home with lovely 650.325.6161 NATURAL SETTING $2,048,000 outlook to the bay and Las Lomitas schools. 3 BR/2.5BA/ Nancy Goldcamp REMODELED END UNIT CONDO $449,000 4 BR 4 BA Secluded w/gated 12+ acres. Incredible Bay living room/dining room/family room. Rare find! Steve Bellumori 650.324.4456 1 BR 1 BA Contemporary 1 level w/ hi ceilings, lr/dr views/useable land surrounded by fabulous oaks. Spacious combo, open granite kit, cheery br, split bathroom plan, contemporary w/many upgrades & fabulous kitchen. JUST LISTED! $1,495,000 skylites, plentiful storage & garden patio. Jean Isaacson & Celeste Henzel 650.851.2666 Prime 4 unit building in Linfield Oaks area of Menlo Barbara Sawyer 650.325.6161 CONTEMPORARY HOME $1,599,000 Park. Shown by appointment only. Excellent investment 4 BR 3 BA plus cottage & pool, views of Western Hills, opportunity! PORTOLA VALLEY sheltered from road on 1/4 ac. Close to shops, trails & Sue Crawford 650.324.4456 EUROPEAN-INSPIRED ESTATE $11,000,000 schools. Co-listed with Eloise Pollock.

Maya & Jason Sewald

650.323.7751 COME HOME TO COMFORT!


$1,299,000 5 BR 5 full BA + 2 half Custom built in 2003, Exquisite home, Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh 650.851.1961 3 BR 2.5 BA Absolutely Charming Craftsman Allied Arts expansive kitchen, library, media rm, guthse, pool, magical NEW PRICE $1,589,000 home. Welcoming front porch w/tons of curb appeal. Built setting approx. 2.5 acs. 4 BR 3 BA Wonderful home in one of Ladera's best locain 2005. Lush landscaping w/adorable rear porch. Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh 650.851.1961 tions. This contemporary home has soaring ceilings, lots of Brigid Van Randall 650.324.4456 natural light & open space for easy living! NEW LISTING!



650.324.4456 $1,238,000 5 BR 4 full BA + 2 half Striking Contemporary home Rebecca & Karen 2 BR 1 BA Charming 2 bedroom home in Allied Arts close w/7,000 SF on over 1 acre w/guest house. Pool & verdant MAGICAL OASIS $1,567,000 to downtown shops and dining. Completely remodeled. valley views in prime Portola Valley locale! Excellent PV 4 BR 2 BA Rustic country retreat near town, schools, trails, Detached artist studio. Schools. separate DR, FR, laundry. Gardener's delight! Multiple fruit Christopher Harris 650.324.4456 Hanna Shacham 650.324.4456 trees, redwoods, and oaks.

$6,995,000 Jennifer Pollock 2 BR 1 BA West MP charming cottage with a separate 5 BR 5.5 BA Beautiful 5 bedroom contemporary home to PRICE SLASHED! DOWNTOWN CHARMER


setting, yet close to town. Superb Western Hill views! Pool, Scott Dancer Gsthse, Spa, Sport Ct. WDS Elem School!

Erika Demma

650.851.2666 VINTAGE APPEAL




$8,500,000 3 BR 2.5 BA Ready to move in or remodel/expand. In the 5 BR 4.5 BA on 3 ac close to Town. Grand foyer w/curved heart of Woodside Hills. Private level 1.4+ acre lot with staircase,Great rm & grmt kit. 4-car grg + wrkshop. 4,900 sunny pool. Excellent opportunity. sf barn w/finished int. Pool & stone terraces. Scott Dancer 650.851.2666 COUNTRY ELEGANCE

Ed Kahl




$7,450,000 4 BR 4.5 BA Amazing opportunity to own 3.7 +/- acres 4 BR 3.5 BA On 3 acres with 9 year old Craftsman style with a huge 4200 SF home overlooking your own Redwood main residence, garages for up to 12 cars, barn for up to 6 Grove. Minutes away from Hwy 280 and Sand Hill Road. horses, 2bd/2ba cottage, pool, spa and pond. Jim McCahon



John Nelson




3 BR 3.5 BA Rare opportunity on one of Woodside's most 3 BR 2.5 BA Fabulous remod. kitchen & master bath, scenic country lanes. Over 3 acs of beautiful forested land vaulted clngs, skylights, decorator colors, flat acreage, horse facilities & direct trail access to Wunderlich. on Greer Rd. Close to Town center & WDS school.

Scott Dancer


650.851.2666 Molly Westrate & Celeste Henzel 650.851.2666



4 BR 3.5 BA Remodeled with exquisite taste. Vista views, 4 BR 2.5 BA Approx. 1.48 ac of mostly useable or level land cathedral ceilings, expansive decks and patios for outdoor and some views toward Bay! Nearby trails, quiet, sunny entertaining. location. Separate 4th bdrm used as office.

Sue Crawford


650.324.4456 Jean Isaacson & Celeste Henzel 650.851.2666

$3,700,000 BEAUTIFUL 5+ ACRE LOT


3 BR 2 BA Main house w/living room,family rm, designer 5+ acre lot with the potential of a stunning ocean view. kitchen. 1BR/2BA guesthse w/den. Pool, tennis & horse Borders Purisima Open Space Preserve. Majestic redfacilities. Flat 2.3 ac. per county. PV schools woods, utilities at street.

Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh 650.324.4456 WOODSIDE HILLS ESTATE


Valerie Trenter

$3,095,000 $1,525,000 4 BR 2.5 BA Completely updated w/gourmet kitchen, large OCEAN VIEW FIXER



1BR/1BA attached to garage. Abundant light, close to town, be completed in the Spring of 2011. Panoramic views of the 4 BR 2 BA BEST VALUE IN PORTOLA VALLEY! Updated brkfst rm, FR, grand LR, & mstr suite w/office. Aprx. 1 flat 4 BR 3 BA Large home on one acre with beautiful ocean view. Fixer upper with excellent potential. Bank owned! & an opportunity that is not to be missed! Bay and Western hills. home with lovely views from almost every room. ac w/park like yard, pool, vineyard, & patio.

Sue Crawford

650.324.4456 Bonnie Biorn

650.324.4456 Elaine White

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PORTOLA VALLEY (650) 529-2900 WOODSIDE (650) 529-1000 LOS ALTOS (650) 948-8050 SAN CARLOS (650) 598-4900 SAN MATEO (650) 343-3700 BURLINGAME (650) 340-9688


Gorgeous 2 bedroom 2.5 bath, 2 level town home. Tall ceilings, light and bright open floorplan. Two bedrooms upstairs and on opposite sides of unit. Close to downtown Menlo Park and Stanford. Suzanne Scott Offered at $559,950 ATHERTON – Masterfully designed this estate home is an artful blend of sophisticated interiors. 4 level main house including 5 br suites & 10 ba’s. Features media theater, exercise room, game room, wine cellar, 3 car gar, pool & 1 bd/1ba guesthouse.

Steven Gray

Offered at $6,688,000

(650) 529-1000

(650) 614-3500


“It Sparkles” New carpet, new paint, 2BR/2BA highly desirable down town ground floor unit overlooking the pool w/ security parking. Victor Platonoff Offered at $549,000 (650) 948-8050

LOS ALTOS – Charming cottage with private garden setting. Single story. Close to amenities. Fruit trees. Excellent Los Altos location and schools.

Deniece W Smith

Offered at $799,000

(650) 948-8050

Kristin Cashin

Offered at $1,849,000

(650) 614-3500


Michelle Englert

Offered at $1,725,000

(650) 614-3500

(650) 614-3500

Offered at $758,000

This mid-century modern 3BD/2.5BA home has been remodeled & updated. Ready for you to customize the wall colors, flooring and appliances to suit your lifestyle. Portola Valley School District. Steven Gray Offered at $1,650,000





This lovely 5bd/4.5ba home with separate cottage, is beautiful & private. Arched doorways lead to a formal dining rm & then into the kitchen with large island, granite counters & updated appliances. Dana Cappiello Offered at $2,495,000 (650) 529-1000

Please come visit this 4BR/3.5BA immaculate home in the sought after Felton Gables area, remodeled gourmet kitchen, hardwood flrs and vaulted ceilings. Beautiful gardens surround a pool and spa with a waterfall and quaint cottage. Tammy Cole Offered at $2,125,000 Gorgeous Updated Charmer in Great MP neighborhood on tree-lined street. Updated kitc w/ granite counters, farmhouse sink, garden window, well appointed bathroom, f’place in LR, great floorplan, lush & private backyard w/hot tub. Meryle Sussman Offered at $799,000 (650) 614-3500

Best value in MP! Immaculate, 2bd/2ba condo in desirable complex w/beautiful park like grounds. Updated kit w/all new quality appl’s. Spacious & light LR & DR w/new carpet & paint. Low dues. Close to Stanford, I-280, shopping & MP schools. Elizabeth Daschbach Offered at $498,000 (650) 614-3500

MOUNTIAN VIEW – Only 5 year old 4/3.5, separate dining area off spacious living room, family room, two bonus rooms in basement, one used as 4th bedroom, huge master bedroom, close to down town Mt. View.

Bonnie M Kehl

Offered at $1,150,000

(650) 948-8050

(650) 614-3500

(650) 614-3500

Camille Eder

(650) 614-3500

Charming 2bd/2.5ba townhome with cook’s kitchen, two separate master suites with private baths, upstairs laundry, 9-foot ceilings & wood burning fireplace in living room. Bonus area with built-ins. Attached 1-car garage. Vickie Burgess/ Denise Villeneuve Offered at $649,000

MENLO PARK – Begin and end your search with this hospitable 2-bedroom Cottage-style. Fine residence offering gas heat, deck and fireplace. You will delight in this neat retreat.


It’s rare to have Awesome views & huge level yard fully landscaped. This 4/5.5 home custom built 8 yrs ago is in a prime location. Elegant living room, formal dining room, gourmet kitchen. Attached 3 car garage. Tata Vahdatpour Offered at $1,996,000

(650) 529-1000

MENLO PARK – Updated 2bed/3ba home w/spacious master suite, den, living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen, wet bar, gleaming hardwood floors & more. Beautifully manicured grounds and trellised rear patio.


This gorgeous 4BD/2BA has Formal entry w/ skylight, large formal living rm, family rm overlooking backyard, sunny kitc w/breakfast bar opens to dining room w/fireplace, lush grounds w/lawn, flowers & patio. Top schools. Meryle Sussman Offered at $895,000

MENLO PARK – 4 BR/3BA House set on private sunswept lot. Hardwood floors on main level with office, family room & bedroom. 3BR’S upstairs with cathedral ceilings. Hot tub in private rear yard. Attached 2-car garage.

(650) 614-3500

(650) 529-1000


Excellent opportunity to build in the heart of Montara, views of Montara Mountains, hiking, biking, surfing. Plans for handicap accessible home. 20 minutes to SF. Katherine Clark Offered at $295,999



PALO ALTO – Superbly designed luxury home in desirable College Terrace neighborhood. New construction with 7bd/7.5ba, full basement, gourmet kitchen, 5 fireplaces, custom details and natural light throughout.

Mary Jo McCarthy/ Liz Daschbach

Offered at $3,695,000

(650) 614-3500

This lovely Mediterranean home shows like new! 4BD/3BA w/cathedral ceilings & fireplace in LR, spacious kitchen w/granite counters & SS appliances. Ground level bedroom for gst/au pair. Backyard w/artist studio, fountain, patio w/pavers. Sally Kwok Offered at $925,000 (650) 614-3500

Great 4BR/3BA home in Woodside Plaza; Updated kitchen & bathrooms. Freshly painted inside & out. Redwoods provide serene patio setting. Kristin Cashin Offered at $849,000

PALO ALTO – Magnificent updated home in the heart of Crescent Park! This 4BR/3.5 BA home is close to Pardee Park and offers refined architectural details and well designed floor plan.

(650) 614-3500

(650) 614-3500

Kristin Cashin

Offered at $3,195,000

Huge price reduction on a Contractor Special in Redwood City. 9000sf lot, detached garage and full basement.3 bed 2 bath. 677 2nd Avenue in Redwood City. B of A Short Sale. AS IS Guy Mongillo Offered at $399,000 (650) 948-8050



This San Mateo Villa Park home has been lovingly cared for & thoughtfully maintained. Filled with natural light & conveniently arranged on 1 level. Enayat Boroumand Offered at $850,000

PORTOLA VALLEY – Set on a knoll in the Blue Oaks Community of Portola Valley, this home is a masterpiece. Just 4 years old, the residence features 4BD/3 full + 3 half baths, and office. Large outdoor entertaining area.

(650) 614-3500

(650) 529-1000


Dana Cappiello

Offered at $5,200,000

Beautifully updated 3BR/2BA home with a sophisticated floor plan. Hardwood Floors in the Living/Family room. Stainless Steel appliances, spacious kitchen and interior rooms. Close to schools, shopping & dining. Paul Kim Offered at $659,500 (650) 948-8050

Spacious 3BR, 3BA condo located in Downtown Sunnyvale. Individual Bedroom suites. 5 years old with upgrades. Paul Skrabo Offered at $549,000 (650) 614-3500

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REDWOOD CITY – An amazing Emerald Hills location with the finest quality materials & great floor plan. Stunning new custom home with phenomenal peninsula views. Spacious 5 bedroom 5.5 bath home with office. Detached 3-car garage.

Tata Vahdatpour

Offered at $2,285,000

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New French provincial home on one acre in west Atherton with main level master, luxurious finishes, pool/spa, guest house & Las Lomitas Schools.

4OM,E-IEUX 650.329.6645



4 BR 3 full + 2 half BA On 1+ ac permitted for 3 horses, 3-stall barn w/tack room, feed room, equipment room, heated wash rack, & 2 walk out paddocks or arena. Pool & spa.

-ARGOT,OCKWOOD 650.400.2528






Lovely 5BR/4BA home w/large LR, separate DR, Family Kitchen, Pool, 2 car garage, 2880 sq ft on a 7900+ lot. Nicely landscaped grounds. Long-term owner!

3TEVE"ELLUMORI 650.752.0826




3BR/2BA + Family Room â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Inviting Ladera rancher with level back lawn, fenced yard, patio & tree views. Updated hwd floors. Top Las Lomitas Schools.



2 BR 1.5 BA Central Portola Valley - 2 Bedroom main home, 2 guest houses, Large Artist Studio / Workshop and Horse Corral and Stable on 1 level acre. Excellent Portola Valley Schools.

%LOISE0OLLOCK 650.329.6658



Lovely 3BR/3.5BA town home on a desirable cul-de-sac in Sharon Heights. Award-winning Las Lomitas School District.





Enjoy cool breezes, amazing water views & the sounds of waves gently lapping on the waterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s edge from this waterfront 4BR/3BA home.

,OREN$AKIN 650.714.8662


Fabulous 3BR/2.5BA ranch-style home in move-in condition. Large lot with fenced pool. Stanford land lease with 41 years remaining.

Menlo Park 650.324.4456



Inviting 4BR/3BA home with approx. 2,680 SF. High beamed ceilings in living room and family room. Freshly painted, newly carpeted. Wood floors, skylights. Sunny kitchen with breakfast nook. WWW.1314WSELBY.COM



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2 BR 1 BA Charm abounds from this completely remodeled home located on a spacious, professionally landscaped lot in Menlo Parkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Flood Park neighborhood.

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