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Donia Bijan picks low-hanging apples while her husband and son, Mitchell and Luca Johnson, help harvest harder-to-reach fruit from an abundantly producing tree in the family’s backyard. Below, this whole wheat apple bread, cooling on the backyard picnic table, is one of several results of the apple harvest.

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t the time former restaurateur Donia Bijan began writing down memories of her parents’ lives, she was wracked by grief over the unexpected and gruesome death of her beloved mother, Menlo Park resident Atefeh “Amy” Bijan. Ms. Bijan, the owner and chef of the highly regarded L’Amie Donia restaurant in Palo Alto, now closed, felt compelled to leave a record for her son and her sisters’ children about their grandparents, who immigrated to the United States after being exiled from their homeland in 1978, at the beginning of the Iranian Revolution. The project of remembering through writing germinated as Ms. Bijan sorted through her mother’s possessions, eight days after Amy Bijan, still vital and fit at 75, was struck and killed by a car while walking in a crosswalk on Santa Cruz Avenue in January 2004. Entering her mother’s home a few days after the funeral, Ms. Bijan worked somberly amid the scent of tea and roses, “sorting and packing the boxes I had lined up by her cabinets like little coffins, filling them with cups and saucers wrapped in newspaper, and spoons, spatulas, and whisks,” she would write later. During the course of packing up, Ms. Bijan came across a collection of papers

Finding a place

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Former restaurateur Donia Bijan describes in a new memoir her family’s journey of exile and quest for belonging By Renee Batti | Photos by Michelle Le

tucked into a kitchen drawer — newspaper clippings from food sections and loose pages from notepads with recipes written, in English and in Farsi, in her mother’s hand. They were recipes for American dishes, dating back to the year her parents arrived in this country, leaving behind all their possessions, including the hospital they built and operated, to be looted in the frenzy of revolution. It was then that Ms. Bijan began musing about the connection between food and belonging — the link between the ritual of the table and the ability to find one’s place in the world. “I knew when I found those recipes that something was there, and that I was going to find that something — I was going to find the key to open the door,” she says during a recent interview in the sunny backyard of the Menlo Park home she shares with her husband, artist Mitchell Johnson, and their 10-year-old son, Luca. Her mother, she says, “had Persian cuisine down,” but when she lost her homeland, she had an instinctual understanding that embracing the cuisine of her adopted country would allow her to find a place in the new, sometimes baffling world in which she found herself transplanted. Continued on page 27

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Earthquakes give clinic for youth soccer players

New director for Djerassi artists program

The San Jose Earthquakes and the Menlo Park-Atherton AYSO Region 109 held a soccer clinic on Aug. 31 at Burgess Park in Menlo Park. Five Earthquakes players — including two Menlo Park residents, Bobby Burling and Jason Hernandez — led kids age 9 and above through an hour-long skills clinic. The clinic was for soccer players who had registered for the fall 2011 session. “Bobby and I love getting out into the community and any time you get to do something special in your own backyard, it means even more,� said said Hernandez, No. 21 on the San Jose Earthquakes. Rex Bessler, an AYSO Region 109

Margot H. Knight is the new director of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, an internationally recognized artist community. Since 2001, Ms. Knight has served as president and CEO Margot Knight of United Arts of Central Florida, headquartered in the Orlando area. She succeeds Dennis O’Leary, who retired in August after serving as the program’s executive director for 14 years. Ms. Knight will take up her new duties in November. Now in its 33rd year, the Djerassi program offers free four-week residencies to visual artists, writers, media artists, composers and choreographers from the United States and abroad. The mission of the program is to enhance the creativity of artists by providing uninterrupted time for work, reflection and collegial interaction in a setting of natural beauty. The residencies have allowed more than 2,000 artists, about 90 a year, to concentrate on creative work away from the distractions of daily life. The Djerassi Resident Artists Program was founded in 1979 by Stanford University Professor Emeritus Carl Djerassi. It is located at 2325 Bear Gulch Road in Woodside. Rodney Pearlman is chairman of the Djerassi board of trustees.

player and Menlo Park resident, said he goes to the Earthquakes games, so getting to see the players up close was “really amazing.� “The players were friendly and encouraging,� he added. As part of the ongoing collaboration between Menlo Park-Atherton AYSO Region 109 and the San Jose Earthquakes, more than 1,600 children who are part of the region had a chance to attend the Sept. 10 game between San Jose Earthquakes and Chicago Fire. AYSO Region 109 is an allvolunteer youth soccer league that serves the Menlo Park-Atherton community. It has 140 teams, 430 coaches, and 170 referees. AYSO Region 109 is an all-volunteer organization.

Jason Hernandez, a resident of Menlo Park a member of the San Jose Earthquakes, at a soccer skills clinic for local kids.

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Donia Bijan carries the apple pie she has just assembled into the kitchen to bake.

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“She found that you can lose everything, lose your home even, and find a sense of place in the kitchen,” Ms. Bijan says. “It doesn’t matter where that kitchen is. ... It’s the power of food: You can hit rock bottom and a taste can cure you — give you something sensory to hold on to. It’s what will bring you comfort at the end of the day.” As grief clouded her days and memories of her mother overwhelmed her, Ms. Bijan wrote. “There was nothing else I could do,” she says. “I was incapacitated.” She also closed her restaurant that year after 10 years, finding that continuing “was just too much” — particularly with a 2-year-old son whom her mother had helped care for during Ms. Bijan’s long days in the popular bistro’s kitchen. The writing project consumed several years, but she had no intention of publishing the work. It was the relentless encouragement of her husband, she says, that led her finally to seek a publisher. The result is “Maman’s Homesick Pie: A Persian Heart in an American Kitchen,” which is being released next week. The book is billed by publisher Algonquin as a memoir, and each chapter concludes with recipes, some reflecting Amy Bijan’s culinary passions and skills, others developed by Donia Bijan as she melded flavors of Persian, French and other cuisines. Its narrative moves back, forth and beyond geographically — from Tehran, where Ms. Bijan was born and lived until she was 15, when the family left for a vacation in Spain but was unable to return home after the country exploded in turmoil; to the United States, where the entire family eventually settled and Ms. Bijan took a degree in French from the University of California, Berkeley; to France, where Ms. Bijan was trained at the Paris-based Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts School and years later interned for months in two eminent restaurants in French villages. Ms. Bijan explains early on in the book that she had written “in an attempt to find answers to the questions I never asked my parents, such as ‘How did it feel

On the cover: Donia Bijan squeezes lemon juice into an apple mixture, working in the backyard of her Menlo Park home. Photo by Michelle Le/The Almanac

to start your life from nothing?’” But as she calls upon her memories to delve into that question, another critical element of the book emerges: The writer is compelled to examine her own experiences and complex feelings as an exile — remaining devoted to her parents, honoring the culture they thrived in for six or more decades, yet knowing she must find her own place at life’s table. That quest proved a challenge for the naturally shy Donia, the youngest of the late Dr. Bijan Bijan and Amy Bijan’s three daughters. But the writer describes the journey with penetrating insight, reflecting on her experiences with a sometimes jarring honesty. “I didn’t want the book to be sentimental,” Ms. Bijan says. “A lot of memoirs can be like country music: ‘I lost my love, I lost my pickup truck, I lot my dog ...’ It’s tricky — it’s easy to fall into the sentimental trap.” Regarding the book’s title, Ms. Bijan explains in an email: “Homesick pie is the sum of the longing and hunger I feel when I make my way to the kitchen, almost like sleep walking! And if someone were to look through our kitchen window, they would see a pair of busy hands peeling, chopping, mixing flour, butter, eggs for our dinner, but also finding other nourishment in bringing us to the table to share that meal. ... There is more than just eating when we break bread.” Food as an essential that satisfies and nurtures far more than our physical beings is a theme returned to again and again in “Homesick Pie.” Referring to the kitchen in the Bijan home soon after her parents immigrated to their new country, Ms. Bijan writes: “Slowly we had been stocking our pantry with turmeric, cumin, saffron, cinnamon, allspice, dried fruit, lentils, fava beans, and basmati rice. “In Iran, I had climbed onto the kitchen counter to look at my mother’s cooking spices, opening them one by one, taking in their prickly scent. Now, it reassured me to see them lined up again like stepping stones across a vast ocean.”

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TOWN OF PORTOLA VALLEY ANNOUNCEMENT As of January 2012 the terms of appointment end for two members of the Town’s Architectural & Site Control Commission (ASCC) and one of the Planning Commission. If you are interested in an appointment to either the ASCC or Planning Commission contact Leslie Lambert, Planning Manager at (650) 851-1700, extension 212 or llambert@portolavalley.net. By Friday, October 28, 2011.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF MENLO PARK PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING OF OCTOBER 17, 2011 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission of the City of Menlo Park, California, is scheduled to review the following items: PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS Use Permit and Architectural Control/Zach Trailer/1234 Hoover Street: Request for a use permit and architectural control to demolish a three unit apartment building and to construct three, single-family dwelling units and associated site improvements, on a lot located in the R-3 (Apartment) zoning district. Three or more dwelling units are a conditional use in the R-3 (Apartment) zoning district. Tentative Parcel Map/Steven Schwanke/664 Creek Drive: Request for a tentative parcel map for the creation of two condominium units in the R-2 (Low Density Apartment) zoning district. The existing front residence would remain, the existing rear unit would be demolished, and a new unit would be constructed. Two heritage trees, a 16-inch pittosporum and a 24.2-inch privet, are proposed to be removed to accommodate the new unit at the rear of the property. Use Permit/Sam Sinnott for the Wine Bank/1320A Willow Road: Request for a use permit for the outside storage of hazardous materials, associated with a proposed propane generator, at an existing wine storage facility, located within the M-2 (General Industrial) zoning district. The proposed generator and storage tanks would be located in front of the existing building along Willow Road, and would be screened by a proposed metal fence. As part of this application, one heritage size silver dollar gum tree in fair condition is proposed to be removed.

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Special Events Woodside Day of the Horse Woodside Day of the Horse, a horse fair, will be Mardi Gras-themed this year. Oct. 8, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Fair is free. Trail ride is $35. Woodside Town Hall, 2955 Woodside Road, Woodside. www.whoa94062.org/index.php/day-of-thehorse Woodside International Horse Trials Equestrians compete in Dressage, Cross Country Jumping and Stadium Jumping. Refreshments, trade fair. Oct. 7-9, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. The Horsepark at Woodside, 3674 Sand Hill Road , Woodside. Call 951-303-0405. www. horsepark.org ‘Celebrating the Fine Arts in Portola Valley’ A sample of the work of nine Portola Valley artists will be on display at the KriewallHaehl Gallery at Woodside Priory. Through Nov. 4, 3-6 p.m. Free. -Haehl Gallery at Woodside Priory, 302 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-218-8563. ‘October Month Of Italian Style’ Valentina Interiors and Designs has organized a wine-tasting event with a talk on: “Italian Table Etiquette��� at Beltramo’s Wines & Spirits. Wine tasting with a wine professional featuring Italian wines from various regions. Oct. 6, 6-8 p.m. $30. Beltramo’s Wine Shop, 1540 El Camino Real, Menlo Park . Call 650-346-6349. www. Valentinadesigns.com Spring Down Horse Show Classes include a costume class as well as advanced hunter/jumper classes. Oct. 9, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Free to public. $15/per class. Spring Down Equestrian Center, 725 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-1114. www.springdown. com Town Hall with Senator Simitian State Senator Joe Simitian holds a town hall meeting to discuss the state government issues that affect the community. Oct. 13, 6-7:30 p.m. Redwood City Council Chambers, 1017 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Call 650-688-6384.

On Stage ‘Fifth of July’ Lanford Wilson’s comedy about a disabled vet, his extended family, and a fight over a home runs Thursdays-Saturdays through Oct. 9, 8-10 p.m. $15 - $25. Pear Avenue Theatre, 1220 Pear Ave., Mountain View. Call 650-254-1148. www.thepear.org ‘Sister Cities’ Carolina, Baltimore, Dallas, Austin. These four sisters are from different fathers, different corners of the country, and different perspectives, and they must reunite after their mother’s abrupt death. Through Oct. 23, 2 p.m. $25 - $16. Dragon Theatre, 535 Alma St., Palo Alto. Call 650-493-2006.

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REGULAR BUSINESS ITEMS Review of Gross Floor Area Zoning Ordinance Amendment/City of Menlo Park: Two-year review of Zoning Ordinance amendment relative to the clarification of gross floor area. NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that said Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on public hearing items in the Council Chambers of the City of Menlo Park, located at 701 Laurel Street, Menlo Park, on Monday, October 17, 2011, 7:00 p.m. or as near as possible thereafter, at which time and place interested persons may appear and be heard thereon. If you challenge this item in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City of Menlo Park at, or prior to, the public hearing. The project file may be viewed by the public on weekdays between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, with alternate Fridays closed, at the Department of Community Development, 701 Laurel Street, Menlo Park. Please call the Planning Division if there are any questions and/or for complete agenda information (650) 330-6702.

Gwendolyn Meyer will discuss her new book, “Oyster Culture,” a look at the rich intersection between oyster farming and culinary culture in Northern California, which has remained relatively pristine due to conservation measures and agricultural land trusts. Oct. 13, 6-7:30 p.m. Stanford Bookstore, 519 Lasuen Mall, Stanford. Call 650-329 -1217. www.stanfordbookstore.com Poet Mary Oliver will read as part of the Lane Lecture Series. Oct. 10, 8 p.m. Free. Cemex Auditorium, Zambrano Hall, 641 Knight Way, Stanford. William B. Gould will discuss his book, “Bargaining with Baseball.” He is an emeritus professor at Stanford Law School and served as chairman of the National Labor Relations Board. Oct. 5, 6-7:30 p.m. Stanford Bookstore, 519 Lasuen Mall, Stanford. Call 650-329 - 1217.

Art ‘Rodin and America’ An exhibit on sculptor

Auguste Rodin’s influence on American artists. Through Jan. 1, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford. The New Contemporary Gallery European and American art in diverse media from recent decades is on display in the contemporary collection. Exhibits ongoing. Free. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford. ‘Citizen Bird’ Solo exhibit of Atherton photographer Ed Canty’s images of birds, from Bay Area, northern California and Far East locales. Exhibit runs through Oct. 5 during restaurant’s open hours (see website). noon-9:30 p.m. Free. Garden Fresh Restaurant, 460 Ramona St., Palo Alto. Call 650-493-0967. www.gardenfresh.us

Classes/Workshops ‘Learn to Facebook & Twitter at PV Library’ Learn about these popular social networking sites, including how to create an account, find helpful applications, and stay safe. Previous computer basics and word processing or equivalent suggested. Oct. 7, 5-6 p.m. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-0560. portolavalley@ plsinfo.org Emotional Intelligence Conference The “Living EQ” conference shows how educators, business people and other professionals can boost emotional intelligence (EQ). Oct. 6-7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $150. Synapse School, 3375 Edison Way, Menlo Park. Call 831-763-1800. Herbs and Greens Learn to plant and grow herbs and greens. Oct. 8, 10:30-1 p.m. $45. Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center, 559 College Ave., Palo Alto. Call 650-493-6072. herbsandgreens.eventbrite. com/

Clubs/Meetings Atherton Book Club Group meets on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss a book and share potluck food. Several copies of each book are available for check out. 6:307:30 p.m. Free. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton. Call 650-328-2422. www.smcl.org/en/node/3696 Blackberry REACT is an emergency-preparedness meeting for radio operators. Group meets first Wednesday of the month. 7:30-9 p.m. Free. Blackberry REACT Meetings, 1467 Chilco St., Menlo Park. Call 650-336-8227. www.blackberryreact.org Knitting Group Knitting group meets second and fourth Saturday of each month. Bring own supplies. 2-4 p.m. Free. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton. www.smcl. org/en/node/522 The West Bay Model Railroad Association holds monthly open houses the fourth Wednesday of every month. The club is seeking new members who are interested in model railroading, regardless of their skill level in the hobby. 7-10 p.m. Free. West Bay Model Railroad Association, 1090 Merrill St., Menlo Park. Call 650-322-0685. wbmrra.ning.com Portola Valley Library Non-Fiction Book Club meets on the third Thursday of the month. 1-2:30 p.m. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-8510560.

Concerts ‘Harmony for Humanity: Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert’ As a prelude to the official season opener, Lively Arts and Music at Stanford co-present the annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert, a tribute honoring the life and memory of the slain Wall Street Journal reporter, musician and Stanford graduate Daniel Pearl. Oct. 6, 8-9:30 p.m. Free. Stanford Memorial Church, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford. Call 650-725-ARTS. Divisa Ensemble in Concert Chamber music with the five instrumentalists of Divisa

Ensemble: from Beethoven to Nancy Bloomer Deussen. Oct. 9, 4-6 p.m. In advance: $20/$16 seniors/$5 student. At door: $25/$21/$5. St. Bede’s Episcopal Church, 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park. Call 650-854-6555.

Kids & Families Autism Parent Support Group Sponsored by the Stanford Autism Center at Packard Children’s Hospital. Thursdays through Dec. 8, 7-9 p.m. Free. Stanford University, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford. Call 650-721-6327. childspychiatry.stanford.edu Babies & Books Storytime at PV Library Rhymes, songs, lap play and short stories for the very young. Mondays, 11-11:15 a.m. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-0560. www.smcl. org/en/content/portola-valley Insects and Spiders The exhibit “Buzzzz” at the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo explores the world of insects and spiders. Museum hours: Tue.-Sat. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun. 1-4 p.m. Free. Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo, 1451 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. www.friendsjmz.org Paws for Tales Pet Assisted Therapy teams from the SPCA’s Paws for Tales program will visit the library so that children can read to a friendly dog. A signed release form is required each time a child reads. Sign up in advance by contacting the library. Saturdays, 11 a.m.-noon. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-0560. www.smcl.org/en/ content/portola-valley Preschool Storytime Songs, stories and activities for kids ages 3-5. Mondays, 11 a.m.11:45 a.m. Free. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton. Call 650-328-2422. www.smcl.org Rock Painting at PV Library In honor of the One Book One Community Space theme, the library will be hosting a Children’s Program where patrons ages 3 and up can paint rocks into the image of their favorite Star Wars character. Oct. 5, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-8510560. www.smcl.org/en/content/portola-valley

Outdoors Historic Folger Stable Visitors can view the historically restored Folger Stable and miles of woodland trails. View historic displays and video in the carriage room. Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Free. Wunderlich Park, 4040 Woodside Road, Woodside. Call 650-851-2660.

Et Alia Intro to Badminton Open house for the public to experience badminton, with classes, coaches and more. Oct. 8, noon-3 p.m. Free. Royal Badminton Academy, 190 Constitution Drive, Menlo Park. Call 650-838-9318. Social Ballroom Dancing Friday Night Dance at the Cubberley Community Center Pavilion. Oct. 7 lessons at 8 p.m. are beginning Rumba and Bolero, followed by dancing from 9 p.m. to midnight. No experience or partner necessary; dressy casual attire is preferred. A $9 cover includes refreshments. Cubberley Community Center Pavilion, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Call 650-395-8847. readybyte. com/fridaynightdance ‘One from the Heart’ Awards Breakfast Television journalist and producer Joel Buchwald, son of Art Buchwald, will be this year’s featured speaker at this annual breakfast which benefits Pathways Hospice. Oct. 6, 7:309:30 a.m. $90. Crowne Plaza Cabana, 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. Call 408-730-1200. Mary Roach with Beth Lisick “One Book, One Community San Mateo County Reads” presents the 2011 Gala Event: author Mary Roach in conversation with local writer Beth Lisick. Oct. 13, 7 p.m. Free. Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City. Call 650-7807018. www.onebookreads.com

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32 N The Almanac NOctober 5, 2011

October 5, 2011 N The Almanac N33


AMAZING ESTATE, ATHERTON

$24,000,000

6 BR 8 full BA + 2 half Extraordinary turreted chateau. Fabulous gourmet kitchen. Amazing custom finishes. Carol MacCorkle

PANORAMIC VIEWS, WOODSIDE

650.324.4456

$2,988,000

4 BR 3.5 BA Stunning split level contemporary on 4.85 secluded ac. 3 car grg, pool and 1bd/1ba gsthse. Francis Hunter

PALO ALTO TOWNHOUSE

650.851.2666

$899,000

3 BR 2.5 BA This tri-level townhouse features gourmet kitchen w/ granite counters & lots of storage! John Marshall

650.614.3500

ATHERTON $7,995,000

JUST LISTED!

$6,995,000

120 Selby Ln 7 BR 6.5 BA 2 level acres in W. Atherton. 8 car gar;1bd/1ba apt w/kit;pool & tennis court. Mary Jo McCarthy/Elizabeth Daschbach 650.614.3500 6 BR 6 BA On approx. 2.48 ac, this stunning home is reminiscent of old CA, but updated for today. Sue Crawford 650.324.4456

LOS ALTOS HILLS

$3,195,000

5 BR 4.5 BA 6000 sq ft beautiful custom home. 1.3 acre oak tree studded lot with expansive lawns. Terri Couture 650.941.7040

MENLO PARK NEW CRAFTSMAN

Hugh Cornish

GORGEOUS WEST MENLO PARK

650.324.4456

$2,800,000

5 BR 4.5 BA Updated home on secluded lot w/enchanting gardens. 4BR suites w/BR & full BA downstairs. Valerie Soltau

COUNTRY CHARM, WOODSIDE

650.614.3500

$849,000

3 BR 2 full BA + 2 half + sep bonus room w/half bath, apprx. 2000 sf, newly built in 2005. Large 10,000 sf lot. Margot Lockwood

650.851.2666

$4,750,000

$1,798,000

NEWER CONSTRUCTION

$1,590,000

5 BR 5 BA Exquisite three year old construction. Dream kitchen, FR, DR & great master suite. Hossein Jalali 650.323.7751

CALL FOR INFO.

$1,375,000

3 BR 2.5 BA 3BR/2.5BA golf course unit w/2500 SF (MOL) including extra large DR. Totally redone! Deanna Tarr 650.324.4456

Maya & Jason Sewald

650.323.7751

$729,000

3 BR 2 BA Downtown MP condo w/remodeled kitchen and baths featuring “green” materials. Pool. Billy McNair

650.324.4456

WOODSIDE

$2,649,000

THE BUCK ESTATE

RARE OPPORTUNITY

$2,500,000

RARE OPPORTUNITY

$7,975,000

9+acres of serenity, borders Foothills Park w/amazing private views awaits dream estate. Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh 650.851.1961

5 BR 6.5 BA Gated, spectacular compound. Infinity pool, 6+ car garage, guest house, expansive bay vws. Sarah Rivers 650.851.2666

WOODLAND SETTING

$1,895,000

CLOSE TO TOWN

$6,950,000

4 BR 3.5 BA Sunny architect designed home w/high ceilings & open floor plan. 6 min. to Sand Hill/280. Jean & Chris Isaacson 650.851.2666

4 BR 3.5 BA 10 yr new country estate of extraordinary craftsmanship on approx. 3 acres. Pool & spa. Jim McCahon 650.851.2666

NEW PRICE!

$1,849,000

VIEWS OF THE HILLS

$6,895,000

4 BR 3 full BA + 2 half Contemporary home with glorious views, flexible floor plan and a wonderful deck with spa. Karen Fryling/Rebecca Johnson 650.324.4456

4 BR 5 BA 3 level ac w/lovely sprawling hm near town. 1 bd gsthse, pool, blt-in bbq, & horse stable. Erika Demma 650.851.2666

SCENIC HILLSIDE SETTING

$1,450,000

PALO ALTO $3,595,000

4 BR 3.5 BA Beautiful Arts & Crafts home. Full restoration & addition completed in 2007. Zach Trailer 650.325.6161

PRIME PROFESSORVILLE!

$3,195,000

5 BR 3.5 BA Elegance, features and functionality in Palo Alto’s most sought after neighborhood! Lan L. Bowling 650.328.5211

COLLEGE TERRACE BEAUTY!

$1,950,000

4 BR 3 BA Beautiful newer Mediterranean College Terrace home. Excellent PA Schools! Lovely backyard! Geraldine Asmus 650.325.6161

1359SQFT ON 5020SQFT LOT!

$1,325,000

$1,248,000

SPANISH CHARMER IN OLD PA

$1,099,000

PORTOLA VALLEY ONE OF A KIND!

$5,200,000

Build your dream estate on this beautiful 10 acres. Adjoins Arastradero Open Space Preserve Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh 650.851.1961

ESTATE HOME IN BLUE OAKS

$4,495,000

5 BR 4.5 BA Outstanding views from this custom Blue Oaks home approx. 5,200 sq.ft. Approx. 2.5 acres. Dean Asborno 650.851.1961

INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY

$4,200,000

4BR/3BA Spacious hm w/stunning views, 2BR,2BA gsthse. Approx 2 3/4 acs. www.1VistaVerde.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh 650.851.1961

3 BR 2.5 BA Custom home,approx 2.5acs in Westridge subdivision Dean Asborno 650.851.1961

5 BR 5 BA Exclusive upper Olive Hill location. Total remodel in 03. Gorgeous setting & very private! Sean Foley 650.323.7751

$5,998,000

SERENE SETTING

ELEGANCE & TRANQUILITY

$5,500,000

2 BR 1 BA Modern & Stylish updated interior. Sought after location on a street-to-street corner lot. David Formichi 415.806.1010

2 BR 2 BA Architectural & engineering masterpiece in a magical setting on 8 ac with dazzling views. Jean & Chris Isaacson 650.851.2666

REDWOOD CITY

ORIGINAL WOODSIDE ESTATE

$4,600,000

SPACIOUS HOME

$3,595,000

AMAZING VIEWS!

$3,295,000

DESIRABLE LOCATION

$2,699,000

REMODELED RANCH

$2,598,000

NEW PRICE!

$2,295,000

FARM HILL ESTATES

$749,000

$2,395,000

5 BR 4 full BA + 2 half Soaring ceilings, hardwood floors and views from every window. All the best green features Tata Vahdatpour 650.614.3500

GREAT CURB APPEAL

$895,000

RENTABLE GUEST AREA

$539,000

SPACIOUS HOME

$536,000

4 BR 2.5 BA Darling home with flexible floor plan. Valerie Soltau 650.614.3500 3 BR 2 BA Many upgrades in this 3/2 in Horgan Ranch. New kitchen & baths. Built in stereo & A/C. Tom Boeddiker 650.614.3500

3 BR 1 BA 6,000 sqft lot w/private backyard. Hardwood floors, large living room, eat in kitchen. Paul Skrabo 650.614.3500

REDWOOD SHORES

PRIME WESTRIDGE PARCEL

4 BR 2.5 BA New gorgeous gourmet kitchen. New luxurious baths. Flowing floorplan. Bright,large rooms. Lilly T. Chow 650.614.3500

Approx. 3 acres w/ bay & valley views. www.187Bolivar.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh 650.851.1961

$12,900,000

6 BR 7 full BA + 2 half Designed by noted architect Albert Farr, who modeled Buck after Hampton Court. 2.86 ac. Scott Dancer 650.851.2666

UPPER OLIVE HILL

13+ ACRES w/Amazing Views, 3br,2.5ba home, barn & apt. Adjoinging 9+ parcel also for sale. Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh 650.851.1961

$2,995,000

CALL FOR PRICE

Gorgeous 8000 sf/+/- home w/magnificent grounds, pool, garden, detached guest house & gym. Erika Demma 650.851.2666

4 BR 2.5 BA Light-filled home, views of Foothills Park, Valley & Bay, LR, DR, & eat-in Kit. 1+acre. Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh 650.851.1961

JUST REMODELED!

$998,000

Visit our open homes this weekend. For additional information on these properties, visit CaliforniaMoves.com. ©2011 Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. All Rights Reserved. Coldwell Banker® is a registered trademark licensed to Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Each Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Office Is Owned And Operated by NRT LLC. DRE License # 00313415

34 N The Almanac NOctober 5, 2011

JUST LISTED! MENLO PARK

650.328.5211

SUPERB CENTRAL LOCATION

3 BR 2 BA Charming Old PA Spanish-style home. Beamed ceilings in LR, hardwood floors, A/C, new kit. Paul Engel 650.325.6161

3 BR 2.5 BA Lux 9yr old 1-level home exudes warmth, comfort, Old World quality & charm. 3bd+office/den Dan Ziony 650.325.6161

$810,000

Reminiscent of a Paris loft is this wonderful twnhme located in the “village” along the Alameda in desirable W. Menlo Park!

Lan L. Bowling

$529,000

2 BR 2 BA Tastefully updated condo in beautiful Sharon Hts. Bright,spacious. Garage,inside laundry. John Fyten 650.325.6161

CENTRAL MENLO

GORGEOUS WEST MENLO HOME!

JUST LISTED! MENLO PARK

650.323.7751

$1,099,500

2 BR 2 BA Charming home & gardens perfectly located on quiet tree-lined street in prime Willows loc.

TASTEFULLY UPDATED CONDO!

3 BR 2 BA Iconic California home. Appealling Duveneck neighborhood. Many upgrades. Serene garden. Stephanie Hewitt & Judy Decker 650.325.6161

$1,925,000

Tim Rea

STORYBOOK CHARM! MENLO PARK

650.325.6161

3 ACRE ESTATE

NORTH PALO ALTO EICHLER!

4 BR 2.5 BA Fabulous neighborhood with Las Lomitas schools. This turn-key home was built in 2006. Natalie Comartin 650.324.4456

$2,198,000

4 BR 4.5 BA Spectacular like-new Mediterranean “Italian Villa”, infinity pool/spa.

DiPali Shah

$2,675,000

5 BR 4.5 BA Spectacular custom-built home with over-the-top amenities and amazing high tech features. Janie & John Barman 650.325.6161

WONDERFUL CONTEMPORARY

RESORT LIVING, REDWOOD CITY

650.851.2666

$3,100,000

4 BR 3 BA Located in Crescent Park, this spacious hm sits on a beautifully landscaped 12,000sf lot!

BREATHTAKING VIEWS!

A MODERN MASTERPIECE

$1,925,000

Steven Lessard

LOVELY CRESCENT PARK HOME, PALO ALTO

$969,000

4 BR 3 BA Large home w/soaring ceilings, natural light & an open floor plan w/2 master suites. Billy McNair 650.324.4456

3 BR 2 BA Beautiful remodeled ranch in Crescent Park. Hardwood floors. Updated kitchen. Ken Morgan & Arlene Gault 650.328.5211

3 BR 3 BA Beautifully remodeled and spacious on a fully fenced garden lot with gated driveway. Tom LeMieux 650.323.7751

$3,195,000

4 BR 3 BA Desirable single-level home on a large level beautifully landscaped lot of aprx. 1.14 ac.

PORTOLA VALLEY

5 BR 4.5 BA Gorgeous new 2-story home in Sharon Heights; landscaped; Las Lomitas schools Tom LeMieux 650.323.7751

$3,688,000

REMODELED ON LARGE LOT, ATHERTON

GREAT VALUE!

PROFVILLE RESTORATION $3,988,000

6 BR 4.5 BA Beautiful estate w/6000+ interior sqft on an over 1 acre lot. Guest house, pool & gardens! Ginna Lazar 650.325.6161

CALIFORNIA ARCHITECTURE

$6,995,000

4 BR 4.5 BA High-quality custom home with pool, spa, pavilion. Views of Western Hills. PV schools.

MENLO PARK

OPEN BY APPOINTMENT

PRIVATE LA HILLS ESTATE!

BREATHTAKING VIEWS! WOODSIDE

3 BR 3 BA 3 acres in central WDS. Architectural gem by Porter & Steinwedell. Pool & heritage oaks. Helen & Brad Miller 650.851.2666

4 BR 4 BA Re-designed & renovated throughout w/gourmet kitchen, hdwd flrs & 2 fp’s. Minutes to town! Erika Demma 650.851.2666 4 BR 3.5 BA Private, yet close to town. Extensively remodeled. Aprx 2.9 ac, 3-stall barn, pool/spa. Erika Demma 650.851.2666

4 BR 3 BA + office. On a cul-de-sac off Canada Road. Extensively remodeled 1 level ranch style home. Scott Dancer 650.851.2666

4 BR 2 BA Elegant living room, exquisite master suite overlooks pool, landscaped 37,000 sf backyard. Keri Nicholas 650.323.7751 3 BR 3 BA Idyllic, private setting for charming, inviting hm. Formal LR, DR, eat-in kit. 1.25AC lot. Carol MacCorkle 650.324.4456


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BOARD 100-199 N FOR SALE 200-299 N KIDS STUFF 330-399 N MIND & BODY 400-499 NJ OBS 500-599 NB USINESS SERVICES 600-699 NH OME SERVICES 700-799 NFOR RENT/ FOR SALE REAL ESTATE 800-899 NP UBLIC/LEGAL NOTICES 995-997 The publisher waives any and all claims or consequential damages due to errors. Embarcadero Media cannot assume responsibility for the claims or performance of its advertisers. Embarcadero Media has the right to refuse, edit or reclassify any ad solely at its discretion without prior notice.

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The Manzana Music School www.ManzanaMusicSchool.com Palo Alto Kids & Adults Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Violin, Cello,& Bass lessons

140 Lost & Found Healthy Tea Cup Yorkshire Terrie

MP: 355 San Mateo Dr., 10/8, 8-4 At last another great sale! REALLY good quality old antique & interesting items. LG/ SM furn., dinnerware, glassware, stuffed animals & misc. housewares.8am not before. (if rain/postpone)

fiatlux.com/tutor.htm Tutor: elementary to early college

Palo Alto, 109 Ferne Avenue, October 8th, 9am-3pm Palo Alto, 3920 El Cerrito Road, Oct 1 - 9 to 4

350 Preschools/ Schools/Camps

French,Spanish Lesns. 6506919863 Tutor K-8 Credentialed teacher. All subjects K-8

115 Announcements

150 Volunteers

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)

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Palo Alto, 666 Tennyson Ave, Oct 16 9-3 Multi-Family. Sunday only.

Horseback Riding Camps & Lessons Webb Ranch (650)854-7755

Conversation Partners needed

Redwood City, Quartz St, ONGOING

355 Items for Sale

215 Collectibles & Antiques

2 Umbrella type strollers 1NEW

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Fosterers Needed for Moffet Cats Medical Office Volunteer STANFORD FLU VACCINE STUDY

Store Display Cabinets For Sale

4 Years BOY Summer clothes$40 4YrsBOY clothescooler season - 40

Dance Classes - Ages 3 and Up

155 Pets

Gateways to Liberation

220 Computers/ Electronics

Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

English Bulldog For sale Gorgeous english bulldog puppies for sale, champion sired, parents on premises, huge nose ropes, stocky and short

Fine Microsoft & Logitech Game C - $25

Jackets BOY 6mon-3 years $5

Music’s DNA

Tibetan Terrier puppies

230 Freebies

Kid Kraft Train Table

4’x9’ Work Table solid table, a little weathered. The legs can fold. Table located on Magnolia Drive.

Pink BarbieJeep1998MattelRemote

Introduction to Mindfulness

PALY Music Oct Flea Market Spring Down Horse Show TheatreWorks’ The Secret Garden

120 Auctions Advertise Your Auction in 240 California newspapers for one low cost of $550. Your 25 word classified ad reaches over 6 million+ Californians. Free brochure call Elizabeth (916)288-6019. (Cal-SCAN)

For Sale 201 Autos/Trucks/ Parts

Attention Auctioneers California State Auctioneers Association 43rd Annual Convention, October 20-23, San Diego. Auction professionals and companies are invited to join us www.CAAuctioneers. org Call 626-59-IM-BID (626-594-6243). (Cal-SCAN)

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 www.continentalacademy.com (AAN CAN) German language class Instruction for Hebrew Bar and Bat Mitzvah For Affiliated and Unaffiliated George Rubin, M.A. in Hebrew/Jewish Education 650/424-1940

133 Music Lessons Barton-Holding Music Studio Accepting new students for private vocal lessons. All levels. Call Laura Barton, 650/965-0139 Hope Street Music Studios In downtown Mtn. View Most instruments, voice All ages & levels (650)961-2192 Jazz & Pop Piano Lessons Learn how to build chords and improvise. Bill Susman, M.A., Stanford. (650)906-7529 Music With Toby: Voice & Violin Start today! www.tobybranz.com Piano Lessons Taught in your home. Member MTAC & NGPT. Specializing in beginners. All levels welcome. Karen, (650)367-0307 or Piano Lessons Susan Jackson, Mus B. MM. Classical-theory MTAC. Specialized Jazz lessons. All levels. 650-326-3520 www.susanjacksonpianoinstruction.com Piano Lessons in your home Children and adults. Christina Conti (650)493-6950.

235 Wanted to Buy

Box withBoyBabyBlankets/comforte BOY24mon SUMMER only clothes

Rescueheros,superheroes,play men Stuffed animals box full only$20 Toddler shoes Size 4-6Boy - 3

Cash Paid for unused, unopened Diabetic Test Strips; up to $20/box. We pay shipping! Visit www.SellYourTestStrips.com or Toll-Free 866-800-1923 for a quote. (Cal-SCAN)

Antique Armoire with Decorative - $695 Antique Furniture for SALE! Rummage Sale Sun Oct-2 Windsor Dining Chairs - $45 each

245 Miscellaneous Mercedes Benz 2006 SL 500 One owner, 24,000 miles Fully loaded, including handsfree/bluetooth integration, navigation system, premium sound system, satellite radio, sport package, chrome AMG wheels, and ipod connection. 650-799-6544

202 Vehicles Wanted Cash for Cars Paying cash for all cars and trucks running or not! Fast, free pick up. Call now, instant offer. Desert View Auto 855-343-6183. (Cal-SCAN)

Readers and Music Lovers 100 Greatest Novels (audio books) Only $99.00 (plus S/H.) Includes MP3 Player and Accessories. Bonus: 50 Classical Music Works and Money Back Guarantee. Call Today! 1-877-360-6916. (Cal-SCAN) Cemetery Plot Alta Mesa Memorial $6800.00 Online Shopping Discount Coupons and Vouchers - $1 Spine Inversion Table Inversion Table. Perfect condition.

Donate Vehicle Receive $1000 Grocery Coupons. National Animal Welfare Foundation. Support No Kill Shelters, Help Homeless Pets. Free Towing, Tax Deductible, Non-Runners Accepted. 1-888-333-0477. (Cal-SCAN)

Donate Your Car, Truck, Boat to Heritage for the Blind. Free 3 Day Vacation, Tax Deductible, Free Towing, All Paperwork Taken Care Of. 888-902-6851. (Cal-SCAN)

210 Garage/Estate Sales Atherton, 35 Greenoaks Dr., Oct 8, 9am2pm GARAGE SALE. Children’s play structure, sports equipment, housewares, electronics, more.. East Palo Alto, 350 Demeter Street, #2b, October 1 & 2, 8-6 Los Altos, 164 Doud Drive, October 8, 8am-2pm Menlo Park, 3 Coleman Place, Oct 8 - 9 ...8am-3pm Menlo Park, Multi Family Sale, Sept 18, 9-12 Mountain View, 1250 W. Middlefield Rd., Oct. 8, 8:30-3pm New Community Baptist Church (Churchwide Rummage Sale) Furniture; Sporting Goods; Home Electronics; Computers; Printers; Kids/ Baby Items; Clothes; DVDs; Books; Shoes; Household Items & a lot more

260 Sports & Exercise Equipment Karate uniforms & lessons - $99

Kid’s Stuff 330 Child Care Offered Available After School Nanny

425 Health Services Diabetics with Medicare Get a FREE Talking Meter and diabetic testing supplies at No Cost, plus FREE home delivery! Best of all, this meter eliminates painful finger pricking! Call 877-792-3424. (Cal-SCAN) Sleep Apnea Sufferers with Medicare. Get FREE CPAP Replacement Supplies at No Cost, plus FREE home delivery! Best of all, prevent red skin sores and bacterial infection! Call 888-379-7871. (Cal-SCAN)

Cosmetic Dentistry Grants Funding Assistance for Cosmetic Dentistry including implants. Must Be Employed - Qualify for up to 20K - Limited Offer. Apply Today (No Fee) www.cdgo.org

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Accountant-Admin Manager (P/T) Private Foundation and Family Office. Requires high intelligence and ability to work without supervision. Involves supporting investment management of Trustee in twoperson office in Palo Alto 20-25 hours/week. Compensation open. Handwritten letter is required in reply plus personal resume. Reply to: Mail Box #701, Trustee, 555 Bryant St., Palo Alto, CA 94301-1704.

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* Can effectively manage and cover a geographic territory of active accounts while constantly canvassing competitive media and the market for new clients via cold calling

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As a Multimedia Account Executive, you will contact and work with local businesses to expand their brand identity and support their future success using marketing and advertising opportunities available through our 3 marketing platforms: print campaigns, website advertising & email marketing.

* Has a strong understanding of how consumers use the Internet

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You will join our staff of talented journalists, designers, web programmers and sales people in our brand new “green” Palo Alto headquarters building in the vibrant California Ave. business district.

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Organist/Pianist 1st Church of Christ, Scientist, Palo Alto. Start January 2012. Sundays from 10 -11 am. Prelude, postlude, offertory, solo and 3 hymns. 1992 Rodgers Electronic - 3 Manual organ. Contact Julie Freeman at 650-855-9646. Application deadline - October 5, 2011. Peet’s Coffee & Tea - Now Hiring!

525 Adult Care Wanted Cook/Housekeeper Elderly blind man in PA seeks cook and lite housekeeping in small studio. Live out, MonFri. Refs, N/S. Kevin, 650/387-6751

550 Business Opportunities Think Christmas Start now! Own a Red Hot - Dollar, Dollar Plus, Mailbox or Discount Party Store from $51,900 worldwide! 100% Turnkey. 1-800518-3064. www.DRSS25.com (Cal-SCAN)

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560 Employment Information Paid In Advance! Make $1,000 a Week mailing brochures from home! Guaranteed Income! FREE Supplies! No experience required. Start Immediately! www.homemailerprogram.net (AAN CAN) $$$HELP WANTED$$$ Extra Income! Assembling CD cases from Home! No Experience Necessary! Call our Live Operators Now! 1-800-405-7619 EXT 2450 http://www.easywork-greatpay.com (AAN CAN) ACTORS/MOVIE EXTRAS Needed immediately for upcoming roles $150-$300/ day depending on job requirements. No experience, all looks. 1-800-560-8672 A-109 for casting times /locations. Computer Work Work from anywhere 24/7. Up to $1,500 Part Time to $7,500/mo. Full Time. Training provided. www.workservices4.com (Cal-SCAN) Driver: $2,000 Sign On Bonus. Start a New Career! 100% Paid CDL Training! No Experience Required. CRST EXPEDITED. 1-800-326-2778. www.JoinCRST.com (Cal-SCAN) Drivers A few pro drivers needed. Top Pay & 401K. 2 Months CDL Class A Driving Experience. 1-877258-8782. www.MeltonTruck.com (Cal-SCAN) Drivers/CDL Training Career Central. No Money Down. CDL Training. Work for us or let us work for you! Unbeatable Career Opportunities. *Trainee *Company Driver *Lease Operator Earn up to $51k *Lease Trainers Earn up to $80k 1-877-369-7126. www.CentralDrivingJobs. net (Cal-SCAN) Work From Anywhere 24/7. Earn up-to $1,500/PT to $7,500/FT. Flexible hours, Training provided. Enjoys working with others, a self starter with computer skills. www.KTRGlobal.com, 1-888-304-2847. (Cal-SCAN)

Business Services 620 Domestic Help Offered Babysitter / House helper Avail. now, M-F, FT, 8:30-4:30 or 5pm. Experienced, good refs. Prefer infants. Own transportation. Call: 650-324-2163

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751 General Contracting NOTICE TO READERS It is illegal for an unlicensed person to perform contracting work on any project valued at $500.00 or more in labor and materials. State law also requires that contractors include their license numbers on all advertising. Check your contractorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s status at www. cslb.ca.gov or 800-321-CSLB (2752). Unlicensed persons taking jobs that total less than $500.00 must state in their advertisements that they are not licensed by the Contractors State License Board

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Tere House Cleaning Houses * Apartments * Offices Genl. cleaning, laundry, comml. and residential. Excel. refs. Lic. #40577. 650/281-8637

757 Handyman/Repairs AAA HANDYMAN

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

748 Gardening/ Landscaping Beckys Landscape Weeding, 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

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Advertise Truck Driver Jobs in 240 California newspapers for one low cost of $550. Your 25 word classified ad reaches over 6 million+ Californians. Free brochure call Elizabeth (916)288-6019. (Cal-SCAN)

Kitchens, Bathrooms, Stucco, Dry Rot & Masonry and more! 650-430-3469 Lic.#743748

Display Business Card Advertise a display business card sized ad in 140 California newspapers for one low cost of $1,550. Your display 3.75x2â&#x20AC;? ad reaches over 3 million+ Californians. Free brochure call Elizabeth (916)288-6019. (Cal-SCAN)

Home Services 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 Mariaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Housecleaning 18 Years exp. Excellent refs. Good rates, own car. Maria, (650)679-1675 or (650)207-4609 (cell)

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Millerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Maintenance Plumbing, Painting, Tile and wall repair. Free Est. No job too small. Senior discount. 25 years exp. 650/669-3199 Seniors: Be Fall Safe! Call us at 888/850-5051. www.ElderFriendlyRenovation.com In PA since 1986. Lic. #499722 Trusted and Reliable Small jobs welcome. Local, refs., 25 yrs exp. Dave, 650/218-8181

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THE PENINSULAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S FREE CLASSIFIEDS WEBSITE TO RESPOND TO ADS WITHOUT PHONE NUMBERS GO TO WWW.FOGSTER.COM Frankâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hauling Commercial, Residential, Garage, Basement & Yard. Clean-up. Fair prices. 650/361-8773

767 Movers SHMOOVER

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650-325-8039 Gary Rossi PAINTING Free 2 gal. paint. Water damage repair, wallpaper removal. Bonded. Lic #559953. 650/207-5292 STYLE PAINTING Commâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;l/Res. Full service painting and decorating. Lic. 903303. 650/388-8577

775 Asphalt/Concrete Mtn. View Asphalt Sealing Driveway, parking lot seal coating. Asphalt repair, striping. 30+ yrs. family owned. Free est. Lic. 507814. 650/967-1129

805 Homes for Rent Brand New 2br/2.5ba Midtown Palo Alto Duplex Home At Amazing Location!, 2 BR/2.5 BA - $3250 Bright, Lovely, Spectacular 2br/2.5ba Home. Convenient Location On A Cozy Cul De Sac In Midtown , 2 BR/2.5 BA - $2950 New Construction, Contemporary, Midtown Palo Alto Duplex Townhome - , 2 BR/2.5 BA - $3250 Redwood City, 3 BR/2 BA - $3,500.00 Woodside: 4BR/3BA Pvt. gated community, 10 min. to Woodside Elem. School and town. Next to park and trail. Contemp. home. $5,850. 650/851-7300

809 Shared Housing/ Rooms ALL AREAS - ROOMMATES.COM Browse hundreds of online listings with photos and maps. Find your roommate with a click of the mouse! Visit: http://www.Roommates.com. (AAN CAN) PA: Furn. Room Short term pref. WiFi, kit., laundry privs. $750. 650/444-3030 Palo Alto, 1 BR/1 BA

810 Cottages for Rent MP: 1BR Loft Secluded west Menlo. Skylites in loft, tiled kit. and BA. Off street parking. Utils incl. N/S, N/P. $1400 mo. 650/854-3849.

815 Rentals Wanted Rental for me and my 6 lb dog wa - 1000-1400 Retired professional Lady Seeks Cottage Other Do you need a driver for apptâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, airport etc. Would you consider less rent for my assistance? References. 650-941-4714

779 Organizing Services

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792 Pool Services

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Real Estate 801 Apartments/ Condos/Studios Mountain View, Studio - $1245 New Construction, Contemporary, Midtown Palo Alto Duplex Townhome - , 2 BR/2.5 BA - $3250

803 Duplex Brand New 2br/2.5ba Midtown Palo Alto Duplex Home At Amazing Location!, 2 BR/2.5 BA - $3250

Redwood City, 2 BR/1 BA - $427500 Redwood City, 4 BR/4+ BA - $1485000

840 Vacation Rentals/ Time Shares

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Vacation Properties Advertise your vacation property in 240 California newspapers for one low cost of $550. Your 25 word classified ad reaches over 6 million+ Californians. Free brochure call Elizabeth (916)288-6019. (Cal-SCAN) House sitting

850 Acreage/Lots/ Storage Colorado: Owner Must Sell Beautiful New Mountain Cabin Was $450,000 - Now $350,000. 40 Acres w/ Full Utilities. Close to Telluride and Montrose Trophy elk area. Direct access to Areas 61 & 62 and Uncompahgre Natâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;l Forest. Fully furnished w/ ATV-everything goes! Call 315-271-7757. (Cal-SCAN) El Paso, TX 20 acre ranch foreclosures near Booming El Paso, Texas. Was $16,900 Now $12,900. $0 Down, $99/mo. Beautiful views, owner financing, FREE color brochure. 1-800-7558953. www.SunsetRanches.com (Cal-SCAN) Montana Ranchlands Must sell 20 Acres w/ Utilities Was $49,900 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Now $19,900 170 Acres -Borders BLM Was $299,900 Now $89,900 More property under $1,000/acre Close to Roundup, Billings and Lewiston. The best elk and deer country! Call 888-361-3006. (Cal-SCAN)

1VCMJD/PUJDFT 995 Fictitious Name Statement ADVANCED SMOG FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 246536 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Advanced Smog at 140 South Linden Avenue Unit B, South San Francisco, CA 94080; Mail Address: 14100 Amherst Ct., Los Altos, CA 94022. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): LEJ ASSOCIATES, LLC 14100 Amherst Ct. Los Altos, CA 94022 This business is conducted by: Limited Liability Company. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 09/01/2011. This statement was filed with the County ClerkRecorder of San Mateo County on September 2, 2011. (Almanac Sep. 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 2011) PALO ALTO VENTURE ARCHITECTS PAVA GROUP FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 246600 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: 1.) Palo Alto Venture Architects, 2.) PAVA Group at 325M Sharon Park Dr., #314, Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): PALO ALTO VENTURE ARCHITECTS 325M Sharon Park Dr., #314 Menlo Park, CA 94025 California This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 9-15-1999. This statement was filed with the County ClerkRecorder of San Mateo County on September 8, 2011. (Almanac Sep. 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 2011) TWO FOOLS CAFE, LOUNGE & SPORTS BAR FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 246653 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Two Fools Cafe, Lounge & Sports Bar at 1029 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA 94025. Registered owner(s):

PATARA INC. 904 Peninsula Ave., #405 San Mateo, CA 94401 Patara Inc. 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 12, 2011. (Almanac Sep. 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 2011) N38 DESIGN FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 246639 The following Person(s) is (are) doing business as: N38 Design at 1820 White Oak Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): CHRISTY AMBROSE 1820 White Oak Drive Menlo Park, CA 94025 JASON MARK AMBROSE 1820 White Oak Drive Menlo Park, CA 94025 This business is conducted by: Husband & Wife. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 09/12/2011. This statement was filed with the County ClerkRecorder of San Mateo County on September 9, 2011. (Almanac Sep. 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 2011) MB DESIGN MB PROMOTIONS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 246762 The following Person(s) is (are) doing business as: 1.) MB Design, 2.) MB Promotions at 670 La Mesa Dr., Portola Valley, CA 94028. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): MARGARET OREN 670 La Mesa Dr. 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 01/01/2002. This statement was filed with the County ClerkRecorder of San Mateo County on September 20, 2011. (Almanac October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011)


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THE PENINSULA’S FREE CLASSIFIEDS WEBSITE TO RESPOND TO ADS WITHOUT PHONE NUMBERS GO TO WWW.FOGSTER.COM QUINTO SOL RESTAURANT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 246915 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Quinto Sol Restaurant at 2201-2205 Broadway, Redwood City, 94063, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): QUINTO SOL INC. 311 Monroe Drive Mountain View, CA 94040 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 ClerkRecorder of San Mateo County on September 27, 2011. (Almanac Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011) RAMOS SPORTING GOODS STORE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 246901 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Ramos Sporting Goods Store at 2154 University Ave., E. Palo Alto, CA 94303, San Mateo County; Mailing address: 2001 Manhattan #209, E. Palo Alto, CA 94303. Registered owner(s): ALBERTO BEDOLLA 2001 Manhattan Ave. #209 E Palo Alto, CA 94303 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 27, 2011. (Almanac Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011) SKYLONDA CONSULTING FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 246911 The following Person(s) is (are) doing business as: Skylonda Consulting at 45 Big Tree Way, Woodside, CA 94062, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): DAVID HULTQUIST 45 Big Tree Way Woodside, CA 94062 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 27, 2011. (Almanac Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, 2011)

997 All Other Legals Trustee Sale No. 434525CA Loan No. 3014871424 Title Order No. 602128384 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 10-29-2007. 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 10-12-2011 at 12:30 PM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 11-06-2007, Book , Page , Instrument 2007-158859, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of SAN MATEO County, California, executed by: IRINA ANIKINA AND, SERGEY ANIKIN, WIFE AND HUSBAND AS JOINT TENANTS, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier'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 covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(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 STREET 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: $1,839,888.61 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 87 WALNUT AVENUE ATHERTON, CA 94027 APN Number: 060331-020 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". In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized

agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 09-14-2011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee DEREK WEAR-RENEE, ASSISTANT SECRETARY CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA2-4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800-892-6902 For Sales Information: (714) 730-2727 or www.lpsasap.com (714) 5731965 or www.priorityposting.com P875031 9/21, 9/28, 10/05/2011 Almanac Trustee Sale No. 748667CA Loan No. 3012232249 Title Order No. 110205692-CA-MAI NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 12-08-2006. 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 10-12-2011 at 12:30 PM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 12-15-2006, Book N/A, Page N/A, Instrument 2006-190352, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of SAN MATEO County, California, executed by: ARMEN JALALIAN AND SUSAN M. JALALIAN, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS JOINT TENANTS, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’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 covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(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 STREET 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: $3,883,766.69 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 1 REIDS ROOST ROAD WOODSIDE, CA 94062 APN Number: 072-230-080-3 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”. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 09-19-2011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee MARCO RIVERA, ASSISTANT SECRETARY CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA2-4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800-892-6902 For Sales Information: (714) 730-2727 or www.lpsasap.com (714) 5731965 or www.priorityposting.com P876613 9/21, 9/28, 10/05/2011 Almanac Trustee Sale No. 443299CA Loan No. 0083530519 Title Order No. 452740 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 05-06-2004. 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 10-12-2011 at 12:30 PM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 05-12-2004, Book , Page , Instrument 2004095593, of official records in the Office of the

Recorder of SAN MATEO County, California, executed by: SIAVASH BAKHTIARI AND SHAHRZAD BAKHTIARI, HUSBAND AND WIFE, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier'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 covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(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 SREET. 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: $2,071,539.14 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 125 SUMMERHILL LANE WOODSIDE, CA 94062 APN Number: 069042-040 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". In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 09-13-2011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee DEREK WEAR-RENEE, ASSISTANT SECRETARY CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA2-4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800-892-6902 For Sales Information: (714) 730-2727 or www.lpsasap.com (714) 5731965 or www.priorityposting.com P878370 9/21, 9/28, 10/05/2011 Almanac Assessor’s Parcel No.: 060-333-150-5; 060333-160-4 T.S. No.: 11-10990-01 NOTICE OF UNIFIED TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 3/27/2008. 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 10/12/2011, at 12:30 PM, At the Marshall Street entrance to the Hall of Justice and Records, 400 County Center, Redwood City, California, WT Capital Lender Services, a California Corporation as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust recorded on 3/28/2008 as Document No. 2008-034119, Book ***, Page *** which, deed of trust was amended by that certain Amendment to Deed of Trust dated 11/3/2010 and recorded on 12/16/2010 as Instrument No. 2010-155804 of Official Records in the Office of the Recorder of San Mateo County, California, executed by 1906 ECR, LLC, a California limited liability company, as Trustor, in favor of The Private Bank of the Peninsula, a California banking corporation, as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States, by Cash, a Cashier’s check drawn by 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, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state) all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County, California, describing the land therein: LOTS 2, 3, 4 AND 5 IN BOOK "C", AS SHOWN ON THAT CERTAIN MAP ENTITLED "MAP OF MENLO PARK VILLA LOTS, SAN MATEO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA", FILED IN THE OFFICE OF COUNTY RECORDER OF SAN MATEO COUNTY, STATE OF CALIFORNIA ON JUNE 14, 1888, IN VOLUME 6 OF MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS AT PAGE 295, AND COPIED INTO BOOK 1 OF MAPS AT PAGE 93.

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The property heretofore described is being sold “as is”. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1906 El Camino Real Menlo Park, CA The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Beneficiary hereby elects to conduct a unified foreclosure sale pursuant to the provisions of California Commercial Code section 9604, et seq., and to include in the non-judicial foreclosure of the real property interest described in the Notice of Default and Election to Sell Under Deed of Trust, all of the personal property and fixtures, together with replacements and proceeds, if applicable, described in the security agreement, dated 3/27/2008, and in a UCC-1 Financing Statement filed with the Secretary of State, State of California, on 3/28/2008, as Filing No. 08-7152199901, and recorded in the Office of the San Mateo County Recorder on 3/28/2008 as 2008-034119 between the original trustor and the original beneficiary, as it may have been amended from time to time, and pursuant to any other instruments between the trustor and beneficiary referencing a security interest in personal property. Beneficiary reserves its right to revoke its election as to some or all of said personal property and/or fixtures, or to add additional personal property and/or fixtures to the election herein expressed, at Beneficiary’s sole election, from time to time and at any time until the consummation of the Trustee’s Sale to be conducted pursuant to the Deed of Trust and this Notice of Trustee’s Sale. A description of the personal property, which was given as security for trustor’s obligation is: ALL EQUIPMENT, FIXTURES, AND OTHER ARTICLES OF PERSONAL PROPERTY OWNED BY 1906 ECR, LLC, AND ATTACHED OR AFFIXED TO THE REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1906 EL CAMINO REAL, MENLO PARK, CA 94026; TOGETHER WITH ALL ACCESSIONS, PARTS, AND ADDITIONS TO, ALL REPLACEMENTS OF, AND ALL SUBSTITUTIONS FOR, ANY OF SUCH PROPERTY; AND TOGETHER WITH ALL PROCEEDS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ALL INSURANCE PROCEEDS AND REFUNDS OF PREMIUMS) FROM ANY SALE OR OTHER DISPOSITION OF THE PROPERTY. THE WORDS "PERSONAL PROPERTY" ALSO INCLUDE ALL TANGIBLE AND INTANGIBLE ITEMS OBTAINED OR OWNED BY, OR IN THE POSSESSION OF 1906 ECR, LLC THAT ARE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO THE ACQUISITION, DEVELOPMENT, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, PERMITTING, MARKETING, OR HABITATION OF THE REAL PROPERTY OR THE IMPROVEMENTS TO BE CONSTRUCTED ON THE REAL PROPERTY, WHETHER ISSUED, PREPARED, OR EXECUTED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ALL PERMITS, LICENSES, AUTHORIZATIONS AND APPROVALS, TRADEMARKS AND TRADENAMES, AND ANY AND ALL LAND USE ENTITLEMENTS, DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS, SEWER CAPACITY, APPROVALS, DENSITY ALLOCATIONS AND OTHER RIGHTS OR APPROVALS RELATING TO OR AUTHORIZING THE DEVELOPMENT OR OCCUPANCY OF THE PROPERTY, PLUS ALL UTILITY OR OTHER DEPOSITS, REIMBURSEMENT RIGHTS, STUDIES, TESTS, CONTRACTS, PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS, RELATING TO THE PROPERTY AND IMPROVEMENTS. No warranty is made that any or all of the personal property still exists or is available for the successful bidder and no warranty is made as to the condition of any of the personal property, which shall be sold “as is, where is”. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, encumbrances, quiet enjoyment, or the like, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trust created by said Deed of Trust, to-wit: $6,363,758.48 Estimated Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. You have the right to request an accounting of the unpaid indebtedness secured by the property being sold. You may submit your request to the address listed below. The charge for this request is $30.00. You may be liable for any deficiency if the secured obligation is not paid in full.

The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust and Security Agreement heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned, a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a Written Notice of

Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the County where the real property is located and more than three months have elapsed since such recordation.

/s/ Beth Labson Freeman

DATED: September 14, 2011

Trustee Sale No. 252306CA Loan No.

JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT (The Almanac Sep. 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 2011)

3018047542 Title Order No. 886084 NOTICE WT Capital Lender Services, a California corporation 7522 North Colonial Avenue, Suite 101 Fresno, California 93711 (559) 222-4644

OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 07-19-2007. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION

By____________________________ Debra Berg, Senior Vice President (Almanac Sep. 21, 28, Oct. 5, 2011)

OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 10-26-2011 at 12:30 PM, CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY as

Trustee Sale No.: 20110169804412 Title Order No.: 110312112 FHA/VA/PMI No.: NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 01/17/2008. 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. NDEX WEST, LLC, as duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded on 01/24/2008 as Instrument No. 2008-007258 of official records in the office of the County Recorder of SAN MATEO County, State of CALIFORNIA. EXECUTED BY: RICHARD T WOON AND RAYMOND RODRIGUEZ, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK/CASH EQUIVALENT or other form of payment authorized by 2924h(b), (payable at time of sale in lawful money of the United States). DATE OF SALE: 10/18/2011 TIME OF SALE: 1:00 PM PLACE OF SALE: SAN MATEO EVENTS CENTER, 2495 S. DELAWARE STREET, SAN MATEO, CA 94403. STREET ADDRESS and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 165 E OKEEFE STREET 15, MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA 94025 APN#: 111800-150 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed 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 thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligation secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $419,003.65. The beneficiary under said Deed of Trust heretofore executed and delivered to the undersigned a written Declaration of Default and Demand for Sale, and a written Notice of Default and Election to Sell. The undersigned caused said Notice of Default and Election to Sell to be recorded in the county where the real property is located. FOR TRUSTEE SALE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: AUCTION.COM, LLC ONE MAUCHLY IRVINE, CA 92618 800-280-2832 Auction.com, LLC NDEx West, L.L.C. as Trustee Dated: 9/12/2011 NDEx West, LLC MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. P870254 9/28, 10/5, 10/12/2011 Almanac

the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 07-25-2007, Book N/A, Page N/A, Instrument 2007-111830, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of SAN MATEO County, California, executed by: GEORGIA L BENNICAS, A MARRIED WOMAN AS HER SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’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 covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(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 STREET 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: $4,638,322.48 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 360 GOLDEN OAK DRIVE PORTOLA VALLEY, CA 94028 APN Number: 079-101-210 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

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN MATEO Case No.: CIV507844 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner GABRIEL REINA RAZON filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: GABRIEL REINA RAZON to GABRIEL RAZON REYNA. 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: Tuesday October 25, 2011, 9:00 a.m., Dept.: PJ, Room: 2E of Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo, 400 County Center, Redwood City, CA 94063. 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: THE ALMANAC Date: September 8, 2011

sold “as is”. In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 10-03-2011 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee MARCO RIVERA, ASSISTANT SECRETARY CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA2-4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800-892-6902 For Sales Information: (714) 730-2727 or www.lpsasap.com (714) 5731965 or www.priorityposting.com P880414 10/5, 10/12, 10/19/2011 Almanac

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3BR 2BA Iconic California home, appealing Duveneck nbrhd. Bright, sophisticated, many upgrades. Peaceful, environmentally friendly wrap-around garden.

WOODSIDE

HELEN & BRAD MILLER 650.400.3426 hmiller@cbnorcal.com

515 MANZANITA WAY

$4,600,000

2.93 creekside acres in central Woodside. Architectural gem, pool, gardens, & heritage oaks. Woodside school and close to 280.

WOODSIDE | PRICE REDUCED!

MARGOT LOCKWOOD 650.400.2528 homes@margotlockwood.com

128 HUCKLEBERRY TL

$849,000

3bd/2.5ba + sep bonus rm w/half ba, aprx. 2000 sf, newly built in 2005. Hdwd flrs, granite kit., brkfst bar w/adj FR, French doors & deck. Formal LR.

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