S E C T I O N
People March 21, 2012
C A L E N DA R 2 0 | R E A L E S TAT E 2 2 | C L A S S I F I E D S 3 0
‘The Descendants’ hits close to home for descendant Wil Patterson
hen Wilcox Patterson of Portola Valley first read “The Descendants,” the book on which the Academy Award-winning movie was based, it was a deja vu experience — the history of main character Matt King seemed an awful lot like the history of Mr. Patterson’s own Hawaiian ancestors. Story by Watching the movie proBarbara Wood vided even more deja vu for Mr. Patterson, known as Wil, and his wife Sandra. The beach house in the movie looks just like one owned by a cousin on the north shore of Kauai, and other scenes were suggestive of Mr. Patterson’s family background as well. “I thought, wait a minute — this is getting awfully familiar,” Mr. Patterson says. Some of the characters’ names even matched those of his family. “We actually have a cousin Hugh in the family, but the character played in the movie is the antithesis of our cousin Hugh,” Mr. Wilcox says. It turns out there is a very good reason for the similarities: Author Kaui Hart Hemmings is a distant
Almanac photos by Michelle Le
Wilcox Patterson, above, in his Portola Valley home. Top, Mr. Patterson looks over “Grove Farm Plantation,” a biography of his ancestors.
cousin of Mr. Patterson’s, and although she has denied in interviews that her book follows any specific family, it borrows a lot of the history of her, and Mr. Patterson’s, own family. Mr. Patterson and Ms. Hart Hemmings are descendants of Abner Wilcox and Lucy Eliza Hart Wilcox, missionary teachers who settled on the island of Kauai in 1846. One of their eight sons, George Norton Wilcox, became one of the wealthiest people in Hawaii and an influential politician and philanthropist before he died at the age of 93 in 1933. George Wilcox’s brother, Charles Hart Wilcox, was Mr. Patterson’s maternal great-grandfather and Kaui
Hart Hemmings’ maternal great-great-grandfather. George Wilcox, who never married or had children of his own, left his fortune in trust to his great-nieces and nephews, including Wilcox Patterson’s mother. A board of directors including many family members managed the business, called Grove Farm, until 2000, when it was sold to AOL founder Steve Case, a native of Hawaii with family ties to Grove Farm. Like the sale of the family land in “The Descendants,” the sale was not without controversy. An unsuccessful lawsuit filed by some family members to See WIL PATTERSON, page 19
March 21, 2012 N The Almanac N 17
special savings event BROWN JORDAN Kick off the new season by joining us for a Special Savings Event! Enjoy EXTRA SAVINGS on Brown Jordan custom orders and inventoried collections. NOW THROUGH APRIL 9.
Flegels Interior Design & Distinctive Home Furnishings
870 Santa Cruz Avenue Menlo Park 650-326-9661 300 Market Place San Ramon 925-806-0430 w w w.flegels.com
Special Needs Trusts The Cornerstone of Estate Planning for People with Disabilities s 7HAT IS A 3PECIAL .EEDS 4RUST s 7HY IS IT A hMUST DOv IF A CHILD OR OTHER FAMILY MEMBER IS DISABLED s (OW CAN A FAMILY MEMBER WITH DISABILITIES HAVE A TRUST AND STILL KEEP PUBLIC BENEFITS s 7HAT CAN AND CANNOT 3.4 FUNDS BE USED FOR Co-sponsors include: Professional Fiduciaries Assn. of California Morgan Autism Center Friends of Children with Special Needs Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE) Parents Helping Parents (PHP) Brian Injury Connection (BIC) Older Adults Care Management Support for Families of Children with Disabilities Jewish Family and Children Services 18 N The Almanac N March 21, 2012
Thursday, March 29 2-4pm or 6-8pm Crowne Plaza Cabaña 4290 El Camino Real, Palo Alto S E AT I N G I S L I M I T E D !
Michael Gilfix, Esq. Gilfix & La Poll Associates LLP
To register, call 650-493-8070 or 650-971-7292 or register online at www.gilfix.com
P E O P L E
WIL PATTERSON continued from page 17
try to reverse the sale was dismissed by a federal judge in 2008. While Wil Patterson has strong family ties to Hawaii, he did not visit the islands until he was an adult. His great-grandfather left Hawaii for California in 1857, and Wil Patterson was born and raised in California. He and Sandy have lived in Portola Valley since 1988. He knows his family in Hawaii well, though. In 1980 Mr. Patterson, who has a background in the banking industry, was asked to join the board of directors of Grove Farm. He served until 2000, attending quarterly meetings in
The family also donated the land and funds for the Kauai Community College and the Wilcox Community Hospital, both in Lihue. Both Grove Farm and the Wai’oli Mission House are in the National Register of Historic Places, and Wil Patterson says many of his relatives provide financial and volunteer support for the museums. “There’s a tremendous amount of family philanthropy there,” he says. The family also has ties to the Kilohana Plantation complex in Lihue, featuring the 1936 mansion of Gaylord Parke Wilcox, George Wilcox’s nephew, son of his brother Sam. Tourists visit the complex to shop, ride the Kauai Plantation Railway into the rain for-
ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN the Town of Atherton invites proposals from Civil Engineering firms with expertise in the Stormwater Management services. The purpose of this RFP is to select a Consultant with the capability and experience to efficiently and cost-effectively satisfy and deliver all of the requirements described in this RFP. The Town’s Grading and Drainage Criteria was updated in 2007 and requires updating to meet the latest requirements in National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) compliance, Incorporation of Best Management Practices (BMPs) and the Municipal Regional Stormwater Permit (MRP). Request for Proposal documents can be found at: www.ci.atherton. ca.us under the “RFP/Bid Solicitations” Proposal Format: The Town of Atherton seeks a proposal for Municipal Engineering services to update the Town’s Grading and Drainage Criteria. Responding individuals or firms must have demonstrated experience in managing the public process, design, and permitting of buildings for public entities. The Proposal should include the following: 22688. Cover Letter - Statement of firm’s background and technical capabilities. 22689. Organization Chart - Identify Project Manager, members of the project team, their classifications and any subconsultants that will be used. 22690. Detailed Work Plan - Demonstrate your understanding of the project by presenting your approach to the work and the tasks that will be performed for the identified project. Tasks, milestones, and deliverables should be described in sufficient detail to serve as a contractual basis for the contract. 22691. Personnel Allocations - For each task, indicate the staff members and sub-consultants assigned to the task and the amount of hours planned. The firm’s management and internal review and quality control should be included.
A sideview of Wai’oli Mission House museum, the former home of Abner and Lucy Wilcox, near Hanalei.
Hawaii, but was no longer on the board when Grove Farm was sold. There are some significant differences between Mr. Patterson’s family and that of “The Descendants” family. The fictional Hawaiian family got much of the land it owned when an ancestor married a Hawaiian princess with major landholdings on Kauai. In the real world, according to the book “Grove Farm Plantation,” 10,500 acres of George Wilcox’s property was purchased from a Hawaiian princess, Ruth Keelikolani, who wanted the money to build herself a mansion in Honolulu. While the family no longer owns the Grove Farm Company, the Waioli Corporation, a nonprofit formed in 1975 by Mabel Wilcox, niece of George Wilcox and daughter of Sam Wilcox, retains ownership of the heart of the Grove Farm sugar plantation. The 100-acre historic site includes the Wilcox home and some of the locomotives that were used to transport sugar cane. Located in Lihue, on the east shore of Kauai, it can be visited by appointment. The Waioli Corporation also owns the Wai’oli Mission House museum, home of Abner and Lucy Wilcox, near Hanalei. Many visitors to the North Shore of Kauai are also familiar with the distinctive green Hui’ia Church in Hanalei, built in 1915 with money donated by Abner and Lucy’s sons Sam, George and Albert Wilcox.
est, tour the historic home or eat at Gaylord’s Restaurant. Even without the family ties to author Kaui Hart Hemmings, Wil Patterson may have seen parallels between his life and that of the family in “The Descendants.” On his father’s side of the family, George Washington Patterson came to California in 1949 for the Gold Rush. He eventually took up farming in Fremont and Livermore, and amassed major landholdings, some of which are still in the family. Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont was GW Patterson’s home, donated to the city of Fremont by the family in 1974. Local residents may know Wil Patterson from his civic activities, including membership in the Menlo Park Rotary Club since 1970, and as a past president of the club’s foundation. In Portola Valley, he has been on the Traffic Committee for 16 years, serving many years as its chairperson, as well as serving on the Emergency Preparedness and Public Works committees. A
Barbara Wood is a freelance writer, photographer and gardener who lives and works in an 1889 farmhouse in Woodside. On the cover Wilcox Patterson in his Portola Valley home. Photo by Michelle Le.
22692. Experience - Provide a short summary of the firm’s previous work related to the qualifications needed for this project. Provide qualifications and summaries of experience for each person assigned to the project demonstrating relevant experience performing similar work. Describe specific qualifications and related experience of sub-consultants with focus on experience from projects of a similar nature. 22693. References - Include at least four specific examples of similar project work and include names and telephone numbers of individuals involved as the clients’ project managers. Please verify that the telephone numbers will reach the individuals named so that we can call them for references. 22694. Schedule - Provide a schedule identifying task durations, milestones, progress review meetings with Town staff and key project deliverables for the identified project. 22695. Cost Proposal – A separate cost proposal in a sealed enveloped Submittal of Proposal: Proposals are due no later than 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 6, 2012. Provide five (5) letter-sized copies with one (1) unbound copy of the technical proposal, which should be enclosed in a sealed envelope and identified clearly with the words “Proposal – Atherton Grading and Drainage Update”. Submit proposals to: Atherton City Manager Town Of Atherton 91 Ashfield Road Atherton, CA 94027 and e-mail a PDF copy to Theresa Della Santa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 21, 2012 N The Almanac N 19
C O M M U N I T Y N CA L E N DA R Visit AlmanacNews.com/calendar to see more calendar listings
Art Galleries ‘Aotearoa’ The Portola Art Gallery presents “Aotearoa: A Photographic Journey of New Zealand” by Frances Freyberg. The color photographs feature landscapes from across New Zealand’s North and South Islands. Mon.-Sat., March 1-31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Portola Art Gallery, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park. Call 650321-0220. www.francesfreyberg.com ‘Kimonos: Art of the Textiles’ Jillian Ring exhibits her kimono textile art. Educated in England in textile arts, Ring travels collecting antique fabrics and papers for her art. Through March 26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Peabody Fine Art Gallery, 603 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park. Call 408-390-5177. www.peabodygallery.com Dr. Seuss Scholarship Art Exhibition Dr. Seuss Scholarship Finalist artworks
are on exhibit at Peabody Gallery. Eight local and regional finalist students compete for this $10,000 scholarship. Visitors can vote for their favorites. March 2 - March 31, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. No Charge. Peabody Fine Art Gallery, 603 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park. Call 408-390-5177. peabodygallery.com
Benefits ‘Spring Sounds 2012’ A benefit supporting Adolescent Counseling Services and its community programs. Food, a bazaar and belly-dancing lessons planned for the Mediterranean-style evening. March 24, 6:3011:30 p.m. $180 (groups of eight-plus $165 per person). Club Illusions, 260 S. California Ave., Palo Alto. Call 650-424-0852. www. springsoundsevent.org
Classes/Workshops ‘Basic Quilt Cutting & Piecing’ This workshop covers cutting using a rotary cutter and ruler, and also piecing of a block with halfsquare triangles. The class is for ages 15 and
L U C I L E PA C K A R D
above, and all skill levels. March 27, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $20 ($15 for members). Museum of American Heritage, 351 Homer Ave., Palo Alto. Call 650-321-1004. www.moah.org ‘Women’s Financial Power Circle’ Thursday, Feb. 2, and first and third Thursdays of each month. Teresa Dentino, founder/CEO of The Financial 411, leads women’s financialeducation group. Pre-registration required. 7-8 p.m. $20 per meeting. , Portola Valley. Call 650-851-8959. www.thefinancial411.com Arthritis Join Little House’s arthritis certified exercise program focusing on gentle activities to help increase joint flexibility, range of motion, increase blood circulation and to help maintain muscle strength. 9:45-10:45 a.m. $60/$64. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. Call 650-326-2025, ext. 222. www. penvol.org Caliente Latin Dancing The public is invited to come and learn the style, steps, timing and music of cha cha, swing, samba, and meringue. 7-7:45 p.m. $40/$12 DropIn. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle
C H I L D R E N ’ S H O S P I TA L
Ave., Menlo Park. Call 650-326-2025, ext. 222. www.penvol.org Genealogy Attendees can learn the skills, computer sites, and programs to help do the research to discover the history of ancestors. March 27, 10-11:30 a.m. $90/$99. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. Call 650-326-2025, ext. 222. www.penvol.org
Clubs/Meetings Model Railroad Club Open House The West Bay Model Railroad Association holds monthly open houses the fourth Wednesday of every month, and the club is currently 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
Community Events Income-Tax Preparation Sessions are planned on Tuesdays through April 10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. Call 650-326-2025, ext. 229. www.penvol.org St. Raymond School Rummage Sale St. Raymond School Rummage Sale. Saturday, March 31, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 1, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Raffle prizes and special discounts starting Sunday at 2 p.m. St. Raymond School, 1211 Arbor Road, Menlo Park. Call 650-322-2312. www.straymond.org
Concerts PROVIDED BY LUCILE PACKARD CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
Your Child’s Health University Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital offers classes and seminars designed to foster good health and enhance the lives of parents and children. CHILD CPR & FIRST AID Designed for parents and care-givers of children one year of age to adolescence, this class will cover cardio-pulmonary resuscitation techniques, choking and ﬁrst aid for common childhood injuries. - Saturday, April 14: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
BRINGING BABY HOME A two-part workshop for expectant couples and new parents in their ﬁrst postpartum trimester, this program designed by Drs. John and Julie Schwartz Gottman will assist in preserving the couple relationship and developing the relationship between parents and baby. - Two Sundays, April 22 & 29: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
COMFORT TECHNIQUES FOR LABOR For couples who have already completed Childbirth Prep, this class provides additional tools and practice for relaxation, breathing and comfort measures for labor. - Tuesday, April 24: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
MARCH OF DIMES, MARCH FOR BABIES Packard Children’s Hospital is a proud supporter of the March of Dimes and sponsor of the March for Babies walk event at San Pedro Square Market in San Jose. For more information about the March for Babies or the March of Dimes mission, initiatives, and ways to get involved, please visit the March of Dimes website at marchofdimes.com. - Saturday, April 28
Call (650) 724-4601 or visit calendar.lpch.org to register or obtain more information on the times, locations and fees for these and other courses.
VI S IT LP CH.ORG TO S IG N U P FOR CLAS S E S 20 N The Almanac N March 21, 2012
Rodney, Gehrke, Organ Recital With introspection of Lent juxtaposed by jubilation of the Annunciation, attendees enter a world of
musical drama with works by J.S. Bach. March 25, 4-6 p.m. $10 regular/ $8 senior/ $5 student. St. Bede’s Episcopal Church, 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park. Call 650-854-6555. bedesblog.wordpress.com/performing-arts/
Exhibits ‘Playing Grown-Up: Toys from the Harry P. Costa Collection’ This exhibition will explore toys from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s that allowed children to mimic the activities of adults. Toys will include an antique pedal fire truck and airplane, Tonka work trucks, and an electric 1929 Lionel Stove & Oven. Feb. 14-Dec. 31, Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 adults, $3 seniors/students, free for children 5 & under, free for association members. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Call 650-2990104. www.historysmc.org Artwork from Abilities United Abilities United champions people with developmental and physical challenges; framed artwork from the organization’s region will be displayed. Feb. 13-March 29, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Woodside Library, 3140 Woodside Road, Woodside. Call 650-851-0147. www.smcl.org
Family and Kids ‘Fantastic Trash Workshop’ The Museum of Craft and Folk Art will present a educational workshop in which participants will create recycled sculptures using scavenged objects from home or the library. Pre-registration required. For ages 5 and up. March 29, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-0560. www.smcl.org
NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT A MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF MENLO PARK PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING OF APRIL 16, 2012 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission of the City of Menlo Park, California, is scheduled to review the following item: Use Permit, Architectural Control, and Environmental Review/Al Landi/1220 Crane Street: Request for a use permit and architectural control to construct small front and rear additions to an existing church building on a parcel in the H (Historic) zoning district. The front addition would preserve the existing facade, which would be detached from the existing building and then reattached to the addition, in order to preserve the church’s character-defining features. A Mitigated Negative Declaration has been prepared, which analyzes the project’s potential impacts with regard to cultural resources (in particular, historic resources) and other environmental topics. The proposal requires the preparation of a Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND). The Initial Study prepared for the project identifies less than significant impacts for the following categories: Aesthetics, Agricultural Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Energy and Mineral Resources, Geology and Soils, Hazards and Hazardous Materials, Hydrology and Water Quality, Land Use and Planning, Noise, Population and Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation/Traffic, and Utilities. The Initial Study for the project did not identify environmental impacts that are significant and unavoidable. The California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) requires this notice to disclose whether any listed toxic sites are present at the location. The project location does not contain a toxic site pursuant to Section 6596.2 of the Government Code. Copies of the project plans and Mitigated Negative Declaration will be on file for review at the City Library and available for distribution at the Community Development Department, Civic Center, 701 Laurel Street, Menlo Park, CA 94025, on Friday, March 16, 2012. The review period for the Mitigated Negative Declaration has been set from Friday, March 16, 2012 through Monday, April 16, 2012. Written comments should be submitted to the Community Development Department no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, April 16, 2012. NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that said Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on this item in the Council Chambers of the City of Menlo Park, located at 701 Laurel Street, Menlo Park, on Monday, April 16, 2012, 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 these items 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. Documents related to these items may be inspected 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 Thomas Rogers, Associate Planner, if there are any questions or comments on this item. He may be reached at (650) 330-6722 or email at email@example.com.
C O M M U N I T Y Fratello Marionettes The Fratello Marionettes perform “The Vaudeville Follies,” an all-awes show. March 27, 3:30-4:15 p.m. Free. Woodside Library, 3140 Woodside Road, Woodside. Call 650-851-0147. www.smcl.org Robots, Robots, Robots Attendees celebrate National Robotics Week with the robotics team from Sequoia High School. The members of this award-winning team will demonstrate their new robot, answer questions and allow children to take turns driving it. Ages 4 and up. April 9, 4-5 p.m. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton. Call 650-328-2422. www.smcl.org Toddler Storytime Designed for children 18 months to 3 years old, Toddler Storytime features songs, stories and movement activities to encourage children to listen and read. On the third Tuesday of the month there will also be an age-appropriate craft. Tuesdays, March 6-April 24, 10:30-11 a.m. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-0560. www.smcl.org
Film ‘Final Friday Flicks’ Atherton Library hosts “family-friendly” films the last Friday of the month. This month’s feature is the new “Winnie the Pooh” movie. March 30. 7-8:15 p.m. Free. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton. Call 650-328-2422. www.smcl.org ‘The Future of Food’ There is a revolution going on in the farm fields and on the dinner tables of America that is transforming the very nature of the food we eat. The San Mateo County Library presents the documentary film, ‘The Future of Food,’ with an appearance by the director, Deborah Koons Garcia. April 5, 3-4 p.m. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Lane, Atherton. Call 650-328-2422.
On Stage ‘Now Circa Then’ Carly Mensch, the story editor of the television series “Weeds,” wrote this offbeat comedy play about two historical re-enactors, and the results when their modern romance collides with their 19th-century counterparts. March 7-April 1. $19-$69. Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. www.theatreworks.org ‘Once Upon A Mattress’ Menlo Atherton High School Drama presents the enchanting Spring Musical, ‘Once Upon A Mattress,’ spinning fairytale into farce via Transylvania. This retelling of The Princess and The Pea sings its way through twists and turns of romance, mistaken identity, and the ploys of a control-freak mom. March 22-24, 7:30-9:30 p.m. $12 Adults, $8 Students/Seniors, $4 under 12. M-A Performing Arts Center, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton. Call 650-322-5311 ext. 8500. www.thecenteratma.org
Outdoors Ravenswood Hike A hike along the 2.3mile perimeter trail at Bedwell Bayfront Park to watch winter wildlife and discuss how future wetlands restoration may shape this piece of the Bay. Offered by the refuge and the Friends of Bedwell Bayfront Park. Meet at the park’s main parking-lot bathrooms. March 24, 10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. Free. Bedwell Bayfront Park, End of Marsh Road at Bayfront Expressway, Menlo Park. Call 510-792-0222 . www.fws.gov/desfbay
Sports Glenoaks Stables Summer Riding Camp In its 12th year, Glenoaks Stables Riding Camp is a week-long, small-group horse program. Campers learn riding, pony games, vaulting, arts & crafts and general horsemanship. After-hours care is available for an extra fee. Camps are planned for the following dates: June 18-June 22, July 9-13; July 16-20; July 30-Aug. 3; and Aug. 6-10, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $500. Glenoaks Stables, 2629 Alpine Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-854-4955. glenoaksequestrian.com/summercamps.htm
Talks/Authors Harlan Coben The author discusses and signs his latest thriller, “Stay Close.” March 25, 2 p.m. Attendees must buy the event book or a $10 gift card (admits two). Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Call 650-324-4321. www.keplers.com/event/harlan-coben Projected Climate Change Impacts in Calif. USGS’ Tom Suchanek discusses: How will the global community’s decisions about emissions affect the future of the western U.S.? What might changes in atmospheric CO2 mean locally to human land use and environmental systems? How may rising sea level affect coastal human and ecological communities? March 22, 7-8 p.m. US Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park. Call 650-3295136. http://online.wr.usgs.gov/calendar/
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF MENLO PARK PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING OF APRIL 2, 2012
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AMENDING CITY OF MENLO PARK MASTER FEE SCHEDULE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Menlo Park, California, will hold a Public Hearing to consider amending the City’s Master Fee Schedule concerning proposed changes in fees for the following departments, Community Development, Community Services, Library, and Public Works. The amounts of the proposed fees are based on information which will be available to the public at least 10 days in advance of this Public Hearing at the Finance Department. NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Menlo Park will hold this Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., or as near as possible thereafter, in the City Council Chambers of the City of Menlo Park, Civic Center - 701 Laurel Street, Menlo Park, California, at which time and place interested persons may appear and be heard thereon. NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that “if you challenge this matter 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”.
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/South County Community Health Center, Inc./110 Terminal Avenue: Request for a use permit to allow a health and social services facility (Ravenswood Family Health Center at Belle Haven) to operate within an existing building (Menlo Park Senior Center) located in the P-F (Public Facilities) zoning district. Use Permit and Architectural Control/Kenneth Rodrigues and Partners/4085 Campbell Avenue: Request for a use permit and architectural control to demolish two existing buildings, totaling 60,024 square feet, currently addressed 40 Scott Drive and 4085 Campbell Avenue in the M-2 (General Industrial) zoning district. The existing private recreation facility and general office/manufacturing buildings would be replaced with a new 54,768-square foot, two-story office and research and development (R&D) building. The entire property would be readdressed to 4085 Campbell Avenue. Two heritage tree removals are proposed as part of the project: a 15-inch liquidambar street tree in fair health located on Scott Drive approximately 270 feet from the intersection of Scott Drive and Campbell Avenue, and a 23-inch liquidambar street tree in fair health located on Scott Drive approximately 240 feet from the intersection of Scott Drive and Campbell Avenue. PUBLIC MEETING ITEM
Dated: March 6, 2012
MARGARET S. ROBERTS, MMC, City Clerk Published in THE COUNTRY ALMANAC on March 14, 2012 and March 21, 2012
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING WEST BAY SANITARY DISTRICT 500 LAUREL STREET MENLO PARK, CA 94025 NOTICE IS GIVEN that the District Board of West Bay Sanitary District will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. The hearing will be held in the District’s Board Room located at 500 Laurel Street, Menlo Park. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to consider a proposed increase in sewer services charges for fiscal year 2012/2013. Additional information is available through the District’s website (www.westbaysanitary.org) and on the official notice that was mailed to every parcel address that pays District rates. The annual sewer service charge will increase from $690 per single family residence to $752 in fiscal year 2012/2013. Nonresidential rates will increase proportionately. The increased charges are required to fund needed maintenance to the sewer system and to the South Bay System Authority regional wastewater treatment plant. Protests against the proposed rate increase must be submitted in writing and signed by the property owner, must identify the owner(s) of the property for which the protest is entered, and must include the property address and assessor’s parcel number (APN). _/s/ Phil Scott_________________ Phil Scott, District Manager Pursuant to Government Code 6066, this notice will be published in The Almanac on February 22, 2012, February 29, 2012 and March 21, 2012.
2012-13 Capital Improvement Program/General Plan Consistency: Consideration of consistency of the 2012-2013 projects of the Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan with the General Plan. STUDY SESSION Study Session/Jason Chang for CS Bio/1 and 20 Kelly Court: Request for a study session for the demolition of the existing building located on 1 Kelly Court and a partial demolition of the building located at 20 Kelly Court. The proposed project would include a merger of the two lots to create one building. The existing parcels contain two detached buildings with a total gross floor area of 31,266 square feet. The project would result in the demolition of 17,766 square feet of gross floor area, and the construction of 24,157 square feet of gross floor area for a total gross floor area of 37,657, which is a net increase of 6,391 square feet of gross floor area. Both parcels are located in the M-2 (General Industrial) zoning district and the project would require a rezoning from M-2 (General Industrial) to M-2 (X) (General Industrial, Conditional Development) to exceed the maximum height limit of 35 feet. The Hetch Hetchy rightof-way to the rear of the property would be utilized for required parking spaces. The proposed project would also include an increase in the quantities of hazardous materials from the previously approved use permit due to the increase in production activities, associated with the development and manufacturing of instruments for the biotech industry. 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, April 2, 2012, 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. Si usted necesita más información sobre este proyecto, por favor llame al 650-330-6702, y pregunte por un asistente que hable español. DATED:
March 15, 2012
Deanna Chow, Senior Planner
March 21, 2012
Menlo Park Planning Commission
Visit our Web site for Planning Commission public hearing, agenda, and staff report information: www.menlopark.org March 21, 2012 N The Almanac N 21
VIEW HOME IN PORTOLA VALLEY
BEAUTIFULLY REMODELED ATHERTON HOME
(*@>*,6:054(2<0,=9@ ),+@#6+(:,+10:*/,4@58:52($(22,?!*/5529 ===.;220>954*53--,8,+(:
,(;:0-;22?8,35+,2,+@(*@ ),+@ )(@,:(*/,+5-A*,58 .;,9:7;(8:,89@552@,425(81!*/5529--,8,+(:
,42508*;92;)25*(:054@,+@ (*@552@,425(81!*/5529 5209:,+=0:/.4,9%0220(39--,8,+(:
,=549:8;*:054@,+@ 97-:25:@5525:";)!(;4( --,8,+(:
)+@0)8(8?-A*,@0:4,99 553@%04,,22(8@ (*@552@",4409 5;8:@"=5*(8.(8(.,9@(9530:(99*/5529--,8,+(:
,3 5'#/&&%2-)(*,)' ,!(. 5#/&&%2-)(*,)'
gullixson.com 4 ("),'.%)( !!'! ,!&%&! /. (). #/,(.!! +/,! ")).#! ( ), ,!#! %("),'.%)( )(.%(! $!,!%( $- !!( ,!!%0! ",)' -!&&!, !2%-.%(# ,!*),.- **,%-&- */&% ,!), - ( ), ).$!, -)/,!- !!'! ,!&%&! )1!0!, (!%.$!, -!&&!,(),&%-.%(##!(.$-0!,%7! .$%-%("),'.%)(".$%-%("),'.%)(%-%'*),.(..)/3!,%( !.!,'%(%(#1$!.$!,.)/3),.) */,$-!*,%!/3!,-$)/& )( /./3!,6-)1(%(0!-.%#.%)(
22 N The Almanac N March 21, 2012
March 21, 2012 N The Almanac N 23
Downtown Palo Alto 728 Emerson St, Palo Alto 650.644.3474
Sand Hill Road 2100 Sand Hill Rd, Menlo Park 650.847.1141
www.dreyfusproperties.com Like us on Facebook!
Old Palo Alto
Offered at $2,295,000 | WWW.195SANTARITA.COM
195 Santa Rita Avenue, Palo Alto
Beds 4 | Baths 2 | Home ±2,200 sf | Lot ±5,000 sf
Michael’s sales team includes Coordinator Ashley Banks and Realtor Associate Summer Brill.
Michael Dreyfus, Broker 01121795 | 650.485.3476 firstname.lastname@example.org
24 N The Almanac N March 21, 2012
Ashley Banks, Coordinator 650.544.8968 email@example.com Summer Brill, Realtor DRE 01891857 | 650.701.3263 firstname.lastname@example.org
March 21, 2012 N The Almanac N 25
2EXLEPMIHI7EMRX%RHVMIY 4VIWMHIRX«W)PMXI`8ST -RXIVREXMSREPP] `REXLEPMIWE$GEQSZIWGSQ
[[[REXLEPMIWEGSQ (6) 26 N The Almanac N March 21, 2012
Premier Space for Lease on the Alameda!
Selling Cottages to Castles!
Support Local Business
“Local Sales since 1986”
Call Jan today for BEST RESULTS!
“Sometimes in the winds of change we ﬁnd our true direction.”
Realtor, DRE00620365 ,iÃ`iÌ>ÊUÊ>`ÊUÊ£äÎ£Ê ÝV >}iÃ
ÀiVÌ\ 650.906.6516 >\ email@example.com
Taylor Properties U Palo Alto
Realtors: The Almanac space at 3525 Alameda de las Pulgas, Menlo Park is for lease. Up to 4,000 square feet is available, but smaller spaces can be negotiated. The space includes plenty of parking and faces high-trafﬁc Alameda de las Pulgas. For more information, contact Jon Goldman 650.329.7988 or Eric Sorensen 650.329.7986 at Premier Properties.
For All Your Real Estate Advertising Needs…
Look to the Real Estate Section of Just Call THE
(650) 854-2626 x 6583
March 21, 2012 N The Almanac N 27
ATHERTON, SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT
4 OAK FOREST CT, PORTOLA VALLEY
PORTOLA VALLEY, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
PORTOLA VALLEY, SOPHISTICATION & ELEGANCE
5 BR 5.5 BA Elegant West Atherton home on an acre with pool and spa. Las Lomitas schools.
6 BR 7 BA Gorgeous forest setting! Large contemporary home on an oak-studded 1.3 acre lot.
Unique opportunity to build your dream home in Blue Oaks! Tranquil setting with views.
4 BR 2 BA Extensive remodel.Approx 2,330+sf, 0.23 ac. A must see! www.2PortolaGreenCircle.com
Nathalie de Saint Andrieu
Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh
WOODSIDE, SPACIOUS HOME
ATHERTON, STUNNING 2-STORY
LOS ALTOS, BEAUTIFULLY REMODELED!
30 GRAND ST, REDWOOD CITY
4 BR 3 BA 3228 sf home plus guest house on 1.2+ ac. Formal LR w/grand FP, high ceilings & bonus rm.
6 BR 3.5 BA Elegant living room, gourmet kitchen overlooks the FR, separate office, and lovely yard.
3 BR 2 BA Wonderfully remodeled with designer touches. Great flr plan. 1,936 sq ft, 10,389 lot.
4 BR 3 BA Impeccable attention to detail & original craftsmanship in this extensively remodeled hm.
Charlotte Van Orden
MENLO PARK, LAS LOMITAS SCHOOLS!
PALO ALTO, 8,400 SQ. FT. LOT!
REDWOOD CITY, GREAT LOCATION!
MENLO PARK, COMPLETELY REMODELED
4 BR 3 BA This lovely home is perfect for entertaining! Extra spacious LR w/fplc & sep dining rm.
4 BR 2 BA Family kit, updated baths, new paint/carpets, lg backyard, 2 car garage, approx 1,674 SF.
3 BR 2 BA Mt. Carmel charmer w/elegant LR/DR, expansive FR/kitchen! Gorgeous hardwood, new windows.
3 BR 2 BA Quiet light-filled 2nd story unit. Upgraded kit & ba, central heat & AC. Rear of complex.
Maya & Jason Sewald
Alan & Nicki Loveless
Sarah Elder & Jerry Stout
Helen & Brad Miller
UPDATED CAMBRIAN HOME!
ATHERTON CENTRAL ATHERTON BEAUTY!
MENLO PARK $13,888,000
7 BR 8 full BA + 3 half Private home on 1.4 acres. Lencioni Const., completed in 2002. Finest Amenities. MP schls. Diane Kneis 650.325.6161
7 BR 3.5 BA Unique hm w/partial bsmnt.Formal LR,large formal DR,island centered kit + 2bd/2ba aprmt. Loren Dakin 650.323.7751
4 BR 4.5 BA Beautifully renovated estate home in top location. Gsthse w/1Br/2Ba. Excellent floorplan. Scott Dancer 650.851.2666
2 Bed + Den, 2.5 Bath with 2 car garage. Every upgrade possible including surround sound! Tom Huff 650.325.6161
6 BR 5.5 BA Gracious floorplan, remod kit & bathrms. New landscaping/hrdscping by Toni Heren and pool. Barbara Piuma 650.851.2666
FABULOUS OUTDOOR SETTING
5 BR 4.5 BA Recently updated , bright & light Craftman;culd-sac off main road. Tom LeMieux 650.323.7751
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION!
5 BR 4.5 BA Classic French newly constructed home. High end details and finishes. Hossein Jalali, 650.323.7751
COUNTRY LANE CUL-DE-SAC
5 BR 3.5 BA Sunny home & private gorgeous lot with ample guest parking, expansive lawns, pool & patio. Barbara Piuma 650.851.2666
LOS ALTOS EXQUISITE LOS ALTOS CONDO
2 BR 2 BA Chartwell condominium Penthouse. Walking distance to downtown, hdwd flrs, & high ceilings. Susan Furstman 650.851.1961
SHOWS LIKE A MODEL HOME!
PALO ALTO FIVE YEARS NEW!
3 BR 3.5 BA 2,100+sf of living space on 6,500+sf lot. Convenient location close to Google & Gunn High. Judy Shen 650.328.5211
BRIGHT & ELEGANT
3 BR 2.5 BA Single level penthouse w/spacious floorplan, elevator access & secure underground parking. Jean & Chris Isaacson 650.851.2666
3 BR 2 BA Lovely, updated Midtown Palo Alto home on a large corner lot with a large fenced-in yard. Bonnie Biorn 650.324.4456
LOVELY PALO ALTO CONDO!
2 BR 2.5 BA Gorgeous South Palo Alto condo. Built in 2009! Model unit with over $40,000 in upgrades! DiPali Shah 650.325.6161
4 BR 3 BA Charming 2 story home on a large level lot of aprx .49 acre. Excellent Menlo Park Schools. Steven Lessard 650.851.2666
LG. DRAMATIC SINGLE LEVEL
5 BR 4 full BA + 2 half New construction! Striking Contemporary home w/7,000 SF on over 1 ac w/gst hse.Views! Hanna Shacham 650.324.4456
2 BR 2.5 BA Size, condition, location, price! Larger than many single family homes for the price. Nancy Goldcamp 650.325.6161
GREAT DOWNTOWN LOCATION
2 BR 2.5 BA Fabulous & spacious townhome in downtown MP. Private & stunning. Fully finished basement. Hanna Shacham 650.324.4456
3 BR 2 BA 3BR/2BA one level condo in gated community with extra large lap pool and spa. Deanna Tarr 650.324.4456 2140 Santa Cruz Ave #E106 2 BR 2 BA Sought-after Menlo Commons! 55 or older complex. Light & bright, first-floor end unit! Steve Bellumori 650.324.4456
HUGE PRICE REDUCTION!
3 BR 2.5 BA Westridge home w/new photovoltaic. Gsthouse/pool, 2.6 acres www.20Naranja.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh 650.851.1961
EXPANSIVE ESTATE PROPERTY
5 BR 3 full BA + 3 half main house. 2BR/1BA Gsthse, pool, cabana, solar-energy system. Approx 2.8 acs www.158Pinon.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh 650.851.1961
ONE OF A KIND!
Build your dream estate on this beautiful 10 acres.Adjoins Arastradero Open Space Preserve Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh 650.851.1961
3 BR 3 BA Frank Lloyd Wright influence evident in this sophisticated retreat on 2+ Acre setting. Carol MacCorkle 650.324.4456
3 BR 2 BA Updtd Cambrian home. 8,276sf lot. Good for RV/Boat parking. Great schls. Close to freeway. Michelle Chang 650.325.6161
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Unique opportunity to build your dream home in Blue Oaks! Tranquil setting with views. John Alexander 650.323.7751
Private prestigious location. 11+ acre property in central Woodside close to town. Susie Dews & Shena Hurley 650.325.6161
WOODSIDE ESTATE HOME
Great opportunity! Portola Valley lot, over 3 acres, beautiful views! Nathalie de Saint Andrieu 650.324.4456
3 BR 3.5 BA Surrounded by just under 7 ac, this gated home was custom-built to impeccable standards. Steven Gray 650.851.2666
IN THE HEART OF P.V.
3 BR 3.5 BA Chic & sophisticated living overlooking the hillsides from its elevated position. Karen Fryling/Rebecca Johnson 650.324.4456
3 BR 2 BA on over 1/4 acre with updated kitchen, spacious fam.rm/DR www.110CorteMadera.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh 650.851.1961
VIEWS OF FOOTHILL PK
3 BR 2.5 BA Charming updated 1750 sf cottage on a sunny view lot. Nicely landscaped w/brick walkways. Jean & Chris Isaacson 650.851.2666
BUILD YOUR DREAM HOUSE
Approved plans for 3BR/2BA + office “green home” on private lot w/views. Fpl in kit/LR. Kathie Christie 650.851.1961
4 BR 4.5 BA Contemporary masterpiece in exclusive Hidden Valley set on approx. 3.68 acres. Hugh Cornish 650.324.4456
4 BR 3 BA Gardner Dailey classic + 1BR/1BA guesthouse on over 3 acres w/pool, tennis ct, & vineyard. Helen & Brad Miller 650.851.2666
4 BR 3.5 BA Strikingly private on approx. 3.5 acres, yet only six minutes to Hwy. 280 and Sandhill. Steven Gray 650.851.2666
VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS!!!
4 BR 3.5 BA Fantastic Great Room with valley and bay views. Large lot. Oversized master suite. Loren Dakin 650.323.7751
4 BR 3.5 BA Stunning 1.8 ac w/gorgeous western hills views! Well maintained contemp style hm w/pool. Sean Foley 650.323.7751
3 BR 2 BA Charming Mt. Carmel hm one block from Stafford Park. Elegant LR w/high ceilings. Sep DR. Loren Dakin 650.323.7751
3 BR 1 BA Updated kitchen w/breakfast bar,formal living rm w/wood burning fireplace,frml dining rm. Valerie Dakin 650.323.7751
SAN JOSE PRIME WILLOW GLEN LOC!
TRI-LEVEL SHAPELL HOME!
5 BR 3 BA Remodeled hm in Willow Glen w/family rm, French doors, updtd baths, lrg backyard & patio. Tim Trailer 650.325.6161 4 BR 3 BA Spacious tri-level Shapell home. Central A/C. Near Cataldi Park, shops and schools. Teresa Lin 650.328.5211
Visit our open homes this weekend. For additional information on these properties, visit CaliforniaMoves.com. ©2012 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 # 01908304
28 N The Almanac N March 21, 2012
3 BR 3 BA Thoughtfully updated home. Grand living room, gourmet kitchen, family rm, sun room. Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh 650.851.1961
3 BR 2 BA Reminiscent of rustic mountain retreat with sophistication. 2.5+ ac, Portola Valley Schls. Judy Byrnes 650.851.2666
OPEN BY APPOINTMENT
3 BR 2 BA Among majestic Redwoods, central Woodside, PRIVATE, Woodside Elementary. Matthew Shanks 650.323.7751
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
THE PENINSULA’S FREE CLASSIFIEDS WEBSITE TO RESPOND TO ADS WITHOUT PHONE NUMBERS GO TO WWW.FOGSTER.COM
1VCMJD/PUJDFT 995 Fictitious Name Statement SENTENTIA VERA FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 248887 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Sententia Vera, located at 12 Starwood Drive, Woodside, CA 94062, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): TERESA CARBAJAL RAVET 12 Starwood Drive 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 03/01/2000. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on February 13, 2012. (Almanac Feb. 29, Mar. 7, 14, 21, 2012) MUSICIAN TRAINING SOLUTIONS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 248797 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Musician Training Solutions, located at 940 Baines St., East Palo Alto, CA 94303, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): JESSE MEDINA 940 Baines St. East Palo Alto, CA 94303 MELISSA MEDINA 940 Baines St. East Palo Alto, CA 94303 This business is conducted by: Husband and Wife. The registrant commenced to transact
business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 01/01/2012. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on February 8, 2012. (Almanac Feb. 29, Mar. 7, 14, 21, 2012) MEADOWCROFT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 249072 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Meadowcroft, located at 1545 Portola Road, Woodside, CA 94062, San Mateo County; Mailing address: 1400 Kentfield Ave., Redwood City, CA 94061. Registered owner(s): LYN IRVING 1400 Kentfield Ave. 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 February 24, 2012. (Almanac Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2012) ValleyPR LLC Valley PR ValleyPR FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 249034 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: 1.) ValleyPR LLC, 2.) Valley PR, 3.) ValleyPR, located at 969 G Edgewater Blvd., #721, Foster City, CA 94404, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): ValleyPR LLC 969 G Edgewater Bl., #721 Foster City, CA 94404 California
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 February 23, 2012. (Almanac Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2012) LA VIGA RESTAURANT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 249267 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: La Viga Restaurant, located at 1772 Broadway St., Redwood City, CA 94063, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): MANUEL MARTINEZ 565 Minor Ave. San Jose, CA 95125 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on March 22, 2012. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on March 7, 2012. (Almanac Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2012) MAYAS LANDSCAPING FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 249319 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: MAYAS Landscaping, located at 40 Orchard Ave., Redwood City, CA 94061; Mailing address: P.O. Box 7047, RWC, CA 94063, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): BERNARDINO TUN 40 Orchard Ave.
MARKETPLACE the printed version of
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 March 9, 2012. (Almanac Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2012) WOODCHUCK BBQ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 249197 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Woodchuck BBQ, located at 2397 Broadway St., Redwood City, CA 94063, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): ANTHONY JENSEN 88 S. 3rd St. San Jose, CA 95113 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 March 5, 2012. (Almanac Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2012) SHEILA HOLLAND’S HEAVENLY HOMES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 249276 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Sheila Holland’s Heavenly Homes, located at 2478 Gloria Way, East Palo Alto, CA 94303, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): SHEILA HOLLAND 2478 Gloria Way East 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 March 7, 2012. (Almanac Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2012) GENERAL CLEANING 01 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 249333 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: General Cleaning 01, located at 450 Vera Ave., #9, Redwood City, CA 94061, San Mateo County; Mailing address: P.O. Box 391613, Mountain View, CA 94039. Registered owner(s): MARICELA AGUILAR 450 Vera Ave., #9 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 March 12, 2012. (Almanac Mar. 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11, 2012) MENLO MASTERS MENLO SWIM AND SPORT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 248969 The following Person (s) is (are) doing business as: 1.) Menlo Masters, 2.) Menlo Swim and Sport, located at 501 Laurel St., Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): TEAM SHEEPER, INC. 767 Fourteenth 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 01/01/2000. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on February 21, 2012. (Almanac Mar. 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11, 2012)
CALIFORNIA COLLISION AUTO REPAIR FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 249252 The following Person (s) is (are) doing business as: California Collision Auto Repair, located at 107-111 S. Railroad Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): LUXURATI, INC. California San Jose, CA 95129 This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 02/28/2014. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on March 7, 2012. (ALM Mar. 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11, 2012)
997 All Other Legals NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. CA-11-476348-CT Order No.: 994216 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 4/20/2007. 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. A public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier’s check drawn on a state or national bank, check drawn by state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, or savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 to the Financial code and authorized to do business in this state, will be held by duly appointed trustee. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining
continued on Page 31
SPRING REAL ESTATE IS COMING Announcing our 2012 Spring Real Estate Special Publication Our popular Spring Midpeninsula real estate special section is right around the corner! This publication includes relevant news and articles about the dynamic Midpeninsula real estate market…where it’s been in the last year, where it is now and where it is heading. Included are real estate articles with data on single family home sales, condo home sales, tips on buying, leasing and renting here in the Midpeninsula neighborhoods — and much more. Publication Dates: April 18 (The Almanac) and April 20 (Palo Alto Weekly and Mountain View Voice) Space Reservation and Copy Due: April 2, 2012 Please contact your Real Estate advertising Sales representative: Neal Fine 650-223-6583 | Rosemary Lewkowitz 650-922-8407 | Carolyn Oliver 650-223-6581
March 21, 2012 ■ The Almanac ■ 29
Marketplace PLACE AN AD ONLINE fogster.com E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org PHONE 650/326-8216 Now you can log on to fogster.com, day or night and get your ad started immediately online. Most listings are free and include a one-line free print ad in our Peninsula newspapers with the option of photos and additional lines. Exempt are employment ads, which include a web listing charge. Home Services and Mind & Body Services require contact with a Customer Sales Representative.
The Manzana Music School Guitar, Violin, Mandolin, and Banjo lessons in Palo Alto. www.ManzanaMusicSchool.com Violin Lessons
140 Lost & Found found tuxedo cat in Sierravista
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)
lost French book cent ans
An Evening with Lama Surya Das
Home Tutoring for Preschoolers
Beauty and the Beast at Priory! Free morris dancing performances Mad Molly Free performances
150 Volunteers Conversation Partners needed Fosterers Needed for Moffet Cats FRIENDS OF THE PA LIBRARY
PALO ALTO DOGS What is your wish list for your dog? www.paloaltodogs.com Pet Care Services
Attend College Online from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Criminal Justice, *Hospitality. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 888-210-5162 www.CenturaOnline.com (Cal-SCAN)
New Imaginative Painting Class www.pacificartleague.org
133 Music Lessons A Piano Teacher Children and Adults Ema Currier, 650/493-4797 Barton-Holding Music Studio Accepting new students for private vocal lessons. All levels. Call Laura Barton, 650/965-0139 FUN, Piano/Guitar/Violin Lessons Hope Street Music Studios In downtown Mtn. View Most instruments, voice All ages & levels (650)961-2192 www.hopestreetmusicstudios.com Jazz & Pop Piano Lessons Learn how to build chords and improvise. Bill Susman, M.A., Stanford. (650)906-7529
Control GOPHERS and ROOF RATS - FREE
425 Health Services
Encyclop.Britannica 1963 - FREE
240 Furnishings/ Household items
Dish Network Order FLEX TV De Dish Latino. Packages starting at only $19.99, plus: no contract, no credit check, and free installation. Call: 877-244-8363 or visit: DISHFlexTV.com! (Cal-SCAN) Mantis Deluxe Tiller New! FastStart engine. Ships free. OneYear Money-Back Guarantee when you buy DIRECT. Call for the DVD and FREE Good Soil book! 888-815-5176. (Cal-SCAN) Omaha Steaks 100 percent guaranteed. Save 65 percent on the Family Value Collection. Now only $49.99 Plus 3 free gifts and rightto-the-door delivery in a reusable cooler. Order today at 1-888-525-4620 or www.OmahaSteaks.com/family16, use code 45069TVH. (Cal-SCAN)
RUN AMUCK FARM They play while you’re away. Your dogs will thank you . www.CAGEFREEDOGS.com 831-724-6780 Free P/U and delivery
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
Menopause mondays in Menlo Park
Cable TV-Internet-Phone Save! Packages start at $89.99/mo (for 12 months.) Options from ALL major service providers. Call Acceller today to learn more! CALL 1-888-897-7650. (Cal-SCAN)
For Sale 201 Autos/Trucks/ Parts BMW 2008 328i Sedan - $23,788 Lincoln 1994 Mark VIII Lincoln Mark VII-94-Red, Orig.miles 56500, 650-494-3523
Readers and Music Lovers 100 Greatest Novels (audio books) ONLY $99.00 (plus s h.) Includes MP3 Player & Accessories. Bonus: 50 Classical Music Works and Money Back Guarantee. Call Today! 1-866-979-4428. (Cal-SCAN) Alta Mesa Plot Beautiful older setting Must see, good price (L-631-4-Hillview) 415 567-8615 HOME TRAINED BABY CAPUCHIN MONKE - $480
202 Vehicles Wanted
330 Child Care Offered
CASH FOR CARS: Any Car/Truck. Running or Not! Top Dollar Paid. We Come To You! Call For Instant Offer: 1-888-420-3808 www.cash4car.com
345 Tutoring/ Lessons
Toyota 1998 Camry LE - $4,500
Donate Your Car, Truck, Boat to Heritage for the Blind. Free 3 day vacation, tax deductible, free towing, all paperwork raken care of. 888-902-6851. (Cal-SCAN)
Full Time nanny available.
One-to-One Tutoring Service
355 Items for Sale Avent bottles,Ventaire, milk bot Box withBoyBabyBlankets/comforte
Music Lessons at Opus 1
Boy clothes 4Y spring/SUMMER
Piano and Organ Lessons All levels and ages. Andrew Chislett, D.M. (812)345-2350
2010 Womens Specialized Dolce El - $1500
Evenflo Convertible Car Seat FisherPrice Rock,Roll,Ride Trike
Tandem bicycle - $Free
Jackets BOY 6mon-3 years $5
210 Garage/Estate Sales
Size 3T suit/tuxedo jacketReniew
Piano Lessons in your home Children and adults. Christina Conti, B.M. 15+ yrs exp. 650/493-6950 PIANO WITH E. MORENO, PhD MUS
30 ■ The Almanac ■ March 21, 2012
S’vale: 552 So. Murphy Ave., 3/23 & 3/24, 9:30-4 Semi-annual sale, vintage lace and linens, fairytale bridal gowns, all sizes. Vintage chidren’s books. Much, much more.
Thanks to Saint Jude
XBOX 360 Console 250GB w/game $250.00
Drexel coffee table - $250 obo
Aviation Maintenance Career Work on jet engines. Training. FAA approved. Financial aid if qualified - Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (888) 242-3382 toll free. (Cal-SCAN)
220 Computers/ Electronics
Stanford music tutoring
Advertise Your Auction in 240 California newspapers for one low cost of $600. Your 25 word classified ad reaches over 6 million+ Californians. Free brochure call Elizabeth (916)288-6019. (Cal-SCAN)
Woodside,redwood City, Woodside,redwood City, RIGHT NOW
adorable capuchin squirrel monk $350
SOCCER TRYOUTS-STANFORD TYPHOONS
Drivers: No Experience? Class A Driver Training. We train and employ! New pay increases coming soon. Experienced Drivers also Needed! Central Refrigerated. 1-877-369-7126. www. CentralTruckDrivingJobs.com (Cal-SCAN)
Woodside, Redwood City, In Woodside, ONGOING
Tutor an at-risk preschooler!
Restaurants with Heart CA Cafe
High School Diploma! Graduate in 4 weeks! Free Brochure. Call Now! 1-866-562-3650 ext. 60 www. SouthEasternHS.com (Cal-SCAN)
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.
Combining the reach of the Web with print ads reaching over 150,000 readers!
an opportunity for your ad to appear in the Palo Alto Weekly, The Almanac and the Mountain View Voice.
130 Classes & Instruction
BOARD 100-199 N FOR SALE 200-299 N KIDS STUFF 330-399 N MIND & BODY 400-499 N J OBS 500-599 N B USINESS SERVICES 600-699 N H OME SERVICES 700-799 N FOR RENT/ FOR SALE REAL ESTATE 800-899 N P UBLIC/LEGAL NOTICES 995-997
THE PENINSULA’S FREE CLASSIFIEDS WEB SITE
fogster.com is a unique web site offering FREE postings from communities throughout the Bay Area and
So, the next time you have an item to sell, barter, give away or buy, get the perfect combination: print ads in your local newspapers, reaching more than 150,000 readers, and unlimited free web postings reaching hundreds of thousands additional people!!
Sno/ski pants size 3 y greycolor Stepstool,pottyseat,tub,blankets Stuffed animals box full only$20 Toddler shoes Size 4-6Boy - 3 Toddler Soccer cleats size13 $5
Diabetes, Cholesterol, Weight Loss. Bergamonte, a Natural Product for Cholesterol, Blood Sugar and weight. Physician recommended, backed by Human Clinical Studies with amazing results. Call today and save 15% off your first bottle! 888-392-8780 (Cal-SCAN) 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 888-781-9376. (Cal-SCAN) Disability Benefits Social Security. Win or Pay Nothing! Start your Application In Under 60 Seconds. Call Today! Contact Disability Group, Inc. Licensed Attorneys and BBB Accredited. Call 877-490-6596. (Cal-SCAN) Joint and Muscle Pain Sufferers: Clinically proven all-natural supplement helps reduce pain and enhance mobility. Call 877-217-7698 to try Hydraflexin RISK-FREE for 90 days. (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 888-699-7660. (Cal-SCAN)
440 Massage Therapy SEEKING MASSAGE THERAPIST
Drivers: Pro Drivers Top Pay and 401K. 2 Months CDL Class A Driving Experience. 1-877-258-8782. www.MeltonTruck.com/drive (Cal-SCAN) Help Wanted!!! Make money Mailing brochures from home! FREE Supplies! Helping Home-Workers since 2001! Genuine Opportunity! No experience required. Start Immediately! www.theworkhub.net (AAN CAN) Int’l Cultural Exchange Representative: Earn supplemental income placing and supervising high school exchange students. Volunteer host families also needed. Promote world peace! 1-866-GO-AFICE or www.afice.org (Cal-SCAN) Sales: Live, Work, Party, Play Hang in LA, Jet to New York! Hiring 18-24 gals/guys. $400-$800 wkly. Paid expenses. Signing Bonus. Energetic and Fun! 877-259-6983. (Cal-SCAN)
Business Services 624 Financial Reverse Mortgage? At least 62 years old? Stay in your home & increase cash flow! Safe & Effective! Call Now for your FREE DVD! Call Now 888-698-3165. (Cal-SCAN)
640 Legal Services Heller Immigration Law Group 650.424.1900. http://greencard1.com Free Chat online_Try it!
645 Office/Home Business Services
Jobs 500 Help Wanted PHARMACISTS needed in Palo Alto, CA & surrounding areas, FT variable shifts. Resume to: B.Drost (IJO#3935001), CVS, 4424 Treat Blvd., Concord, CA 94521. Must include IJO# in response.
550 Business Opportunities Hair Salon Station S’vale elegant hair salon has station for rent. For more info, Jeff at 408/315-0018
560 Employment Information $$$HELP WANTED$$$ Extra Income! Assembling CD cases from Home! No Experience Necessary! Call our Live Operators Now! 1-800-405-7619 EXT 2450 www.easyworkjobs.com (AAN CAN) Drivers - Daily Pay! Hometime choices: Express lanes 7/ ON-7/OFF, 14/ON-7/OFF, Weekly. Full and Part-time. New trucks! CDL-A, 3 months recent experience required. 800-414-9569. www.driveknight.com (Cal-SCAN) Drivers: New to Trucking? Your new career starts now! *$0 Tuition Cost, *No Credit Check, *Great Pay and Benefits. Short employment commitment required. Call: 1-866-275-3249. www.JoinCRST.com (Cal-SCAN)
Advertise Truck Driver Jobs in 240 California newspapers for one low cost of $600. Your 25 word classified ad reaches over 6 million+ Californians. Free brochure call Elizabeth (916)288-6019. (Cal-SCAN) Classified Advertising Reach Californians with a Classified Ad in almost every county. Experience the power of classifieds! Combo~California Daily and Weekly Networks. One order. One payment. Free Brochures. email@example.com or (916)288-6019. (Cal-SCAN) Display Business Card Ad in 140 California newspapers for one low cost of $1,550. Your display 3.75x2” 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
YOU DON’T NEED IT, SELL IT IN THE ALMANAC MARKETPLACE
GO TO FOGSTER.COM TO RESPOND TO ADS WITHOUT PHONE NUMBERS
MARKETPLACE the printed version of
THE PENINSULAâ€™S FREE CLASSIFIEDS WEBSITE TO RESPOND TO ADS WITHOUT PHONE NUMBERS GO TO WWW.FOGSTER.COM 715 Cleaning Services
Homes, Condos, Apartments, OfďŹ
Good Refs (650) 630-3187 Lic# 002007035
Family House Service Weekly or bi-weekly green cleaning. Commâ€™l., residential, apts. Honest, reliable, family owned. Refs. Sam, 650/315-6681. House Cleaning Services All household Cleaning. 6 yrs exp., Fair Rates. 15/HR, Refs. 1st visit 10% discount. 650-630-0606
751 General Contracting
771 Painting/ Wallpaper
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€™s status at www.cslb. ca.gov or 800-321-CSLB (2752). Unlicensed persons taking jobs that total less than $500.00 must state in their advertisements that they are not licensed by the Contractors State License Board.
AB WEST CONSTRUCTION
Marlem HouseCleaning House, Condos, Apartments, Office, Movein, Move-Out, Good References. â€œServing All The Bay Areaâ€? 650-380-4114
.$&#).!#.") .('%*(-.#*(!# .#+$!%.!%*!%
â€œThe BEST Service for Youâ€? Bonded
! TrustworthyDetailed !Laundr W Walls/Windows !Out ! W ! Work
650-962-1536 - Lic. 20624 www.orkopinabestcleaningservice.com
730 Electrical A FAST RESPONSE! Small Jobs Welcome. lic #545936 Bob 650-343-5125. www.HillsboroughElectric.com
## ( **!
757 Handyman/ Repairs AAA HANDYMAN AND MORE Repair
Alex Electric Lic #784136. Free Est. All electrical. Alex, (650)366-6924
Since 1976 Licensed & Insured
Stewart Electric Lic# 745186 New Circuits, Repair. 408 368-6622 Professional Service! Free Quotes!
ABLE HANDYMAN FRED CompleteHomeRepair Maintenanc emodelin ProfessionalPainting Carpentr Plumbing Electrical CustomCabineDesign Deckence AnMuchMore
748 Gardening/ Landscaping
30 Years Experience
Beckys Landscape Weekly/periodic maint. Annual rose/fruit tree pruning, clean-ups, irrigation, sod, planting, raised beds. Power washing. 650/444-3030
856-9648 $Consult $DrSprayIrrigation $ Maintenance $La!RocGardens $EdibGardensV Boxes Lic. #725080 LANDAâ€™S GARDENING & LANDSCAPING *Yard Maintenance*New Lawns*Clean Ups*Tree Trimming*Wood Fences* Rototilling*Power Washing*irrigation timer programming. 17 years experience. Call Ramon 650-576-6242 Leo Garcia Landscape/ Maintenance Lawn and irrig. install, clean-ups. Res. and comml. maint. Free Est. Lic. 823699. 650/369-1477.
$!$ #$$ #"#!
ED RODRIGUEZ (650)465-9163$(650)570-5274 Keane Construction Specializing in Home Repairs Kitchens, Bathrooms, Stucco, Dry Rot & Masonry and more! 650-430-3469 Lic.#743748 Millerâ€™s Maintenance Plumbing, Painting, Tile and wall repair. Free Est. No job too small. Senior discount. 25 years exp. 650/669-3199
759 Hauling # J & G HAULING SERVICE Misc., office, garage, storage, old furniture, green waste and yard junk. clean-ups. Licensed & insured. FREE EST. 650/368-8810 (see my Yelp reviews)
#1 Family Hauling Will beat most prices and haul anything. 650/207-9674
R.G. Landscape Yard clean-ups, maintenance, installations. Call Reno for free est. 650/468-8859
College Student Will haul and recycle your unwanted items and do genl. clean up. 650/641-3078; 650/868-6184
Marioâ€™s Gardening Maintenance, clean-ups. Free 650/365-6955; 650/995-3822
Samâ€™s Garden Service
Tired of Mow, Blow and Go? Owner operated, 40 years exp. All phases of gardening/landscaping. Refs. Call Eric, 408/356-1350 WEEKLY MAINTENANCE TRIMMING/ PRUNING, TREE SERVICE, STUMP GRINDING, CLEAN UPS, AERATION, IRRIGATION, ROTOTILLING. ROGER: 650.776.8666
Frankâ€™s Hauling Commercial, Residential, Garage, Basement & Yard. Clean-up. Fair prices. 650/361-8773
767 Movers BAY AREA RELOCATION SERVICES Homes, Apartments, Storage. Full Service moves. Serving the Bay Area for 20 yrs. Licensed & Insured. Armando, 650-630-0424. CAL-T190632
No phone number in the ad?
FOGSTER.COM for contact information
BELEW PAINTING *Interior painting specialist *Interior moldings installed *Over 20 years experience 650/465-0432 * CA lic #576983 GARY ROSSI PAINTING Free 2 gal. paint. Water damage repair, wallpaper removal. Bonded. Lic #559953. 650/207-5292 STYLE PAINTING Full service painting. Insured. Lic. 903303. 650/388-8577
775 Asphalt/ Concrete Roe General Engineering Concrete, asphalt, sealing, pavers, new construct, repairs. 34 yrs exp. No job too small. Lic #663703 * 650/814-5572
779 Organizing Services End the Clutter & Get Organized Residential Organizing by Debra Robinson (650)941-5073
790 Roofing Al Peterson RooďŹ ng since 1946 Specializing in ng
Kurz Roofing/Rain Gutters Free estimates, fully insured. Excellent referrals upon request. New roofs and repairs on all types of roofs and gutters. Lic. #368696. Since 1979. 650/856-0453
792 Pool Services Reflections Pool Company
continued from Page 29
of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-11-476348-CT IDSPub #0022594 3/14/2012 3/21/2012 3/28/2012 Almanac
principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, with interest and late charges thereon, as provided in the note(s), advances, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, 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. BENEFICIARY MAY ELECT TO BID LESS THAN THE TOTAL AMOUNT DUE. Trustor(s): LUIS FERNANDO CAZARES, A MARRIED MAN: AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY Recorded: 5/1/2007 as Instrument No. 2007-067545 and modified as per Modification Agreement recorded 6/9/2010 as Instrument No. 2010-062997, in Book XXX, on Page XXX of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of SAN MATEO County, California; Date of Sale: 4/4/2012 at 12:30:00 PM Place of Sale: At the Marshall St. entrance to the Hall of Justice and Records, 400 County Center, Redwood City, CA Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $760,191.42 The purported property address is: 422 IVY DR, MENLO PARK, CA 94025 Assessor's Parcel No. 055-363-080 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the property address or other common designation, if any, shown herein. If no street address or other common designation is shown, directions to the location of the property may be obtained by sending a written request to the beneficiary within 10 days of the date of first publication of this Notice of Sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidderâ€™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 deposit paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee, or the Mortgagee's Attorney. Date: Quality Loan Service Corp. 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-573-1965 or Login to: www. priorityposting.com Reinstatement Line: (866) 645-7711 Ext 5318 Quality Loan Service, Corp. If you have previously been discharged through bankruptcy, you may have been released of personal liability for this loan in which case this letter is intended to exercise the note holders right's against the real property only. THIS NOTICE IS SENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING A DEBT. THIS FIRM IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDER AND OWNER OF THE NOTE. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY OR PROVIDED TO THIS FIRM OR THE CREDITOR WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit report agency if you fail to fulfill the terms
Trustee Sale No. 21338CA Title Order No. 110516456-CA-MAI NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 7/6/2005. 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 3/28/2012 at 12:30 PM MERIDIAN FORECLOSURE SERVICE f/k/a MTDS, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION DBA MERIDIAN TRUST DEED SERVICE as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 07/21/2005, Book , Page , Instrument 2005-122821 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of SAN MATEO County, California, executed by: NANCY J. NASH, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, as Trustor, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR INDYMAC BANK, F.S.B., A FEDERALLY CHARTERED SAVINGS BANK, 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 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 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: SEE EXHIBIT â€˜â€™Aâ€™â€™ ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART HEREOF EXHIBIT â€œAâ€? PARCEL I: LOTS 11, 12 AND 41, BLOCK 6 AS SHOWN ON THAT CERTAIN MAP ENTITLED, â€œLOMA-MAR SUBDIVISION NO. 1â€?, FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAN MATEO COUNTY, STATE OF CALIFORNIA ON SEPTEMBER 2, 1930 IN BOOK 18 OF MAPS AT PAGES 39 AND 40. PARCEL II: THAT CERTAIN 10 FOOT LAND LOCATED BETWEEN THE NORTHEASTERLY LINE OF LOT 12 IN BLOCK 6 AND THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF LOT 11 IN BLOCK 6, AS SAID LANE EXTENDING NORTHWESTERLY FROM THE NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF THE ROAD AS SHOWN ON THE MAP HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS REDWOOD DRIVE TO THE SOUTHEASTERLY LINE OF LOTS 41 AND 42 IN BLOCK 6 AS SHOWN ON
Belmont, 2 BR/1 BA - $779000 Mountain View, 3 BR/2 BA - $1,199,000 Palo Alto, 4 BR/2 BA - 1,695.
Mountain View - $1750
Redwood City, 5+ BR/4+ BA - $1315888
Palo Alto, 1 BR/1 BA - $2,295/mo
803 Duplex Redwood City - $2,000.00 Redwood City, 2 BR/1 BA - $2,000.00
805 Homes for Rent Palo Alto, 3 BR/2 BA - $ 4500/mon
ONLINE: fogster.com E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org PHONE: 650/326-8216
825 Homes/Condos for Sale
801 Apartments/ Condos/Studios
Menlo Park, 3 BR/2 BA - $4600/mont
PLACE AN AD
Los Altos Hills, 1 BR/1 BA - $850/month
Redwood City, 3 BR/2 BA - $2,450/mo.
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)
THAT CERTAIN MAP ENTITLED â€œLOMAMAR SUBDIVISION NO. 1â€?, FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAN MATEO COUNTY, STATE OF CALIFORNIA ON SEPTEMBER 2, 1930 IN BOOK 18 OF MAPS AT PAGES 39 AND 40. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $432,469.29 The Street address and other common designation of the real property purported as: 173 REDWOOD DRIVE, LOMA MAR, CA 94021 (APN Number: 084-011-060-5) with VACANT LAND (APN Number: 084-011-070-4 AND 084-011-180-1) DIRECTIONS MAY BE OBTAINED BY WRITTEN REQUEST SUBMITTED TO THE BENEFICIARY WITHIN TEN DAYS FROM THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE: C/O MERIDIAN FORECLOSURE SERVICE 8485 W. SUNSET RD. SUITE 205 LAS VEGAS, NV 89113 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: 3/3/2012 MERIDIAN FORECLOSURE SERVICE f/k/a MTDS, INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION DBA MERIDIAN TRUST DEED SERVICE, As Trustee 3 SAN JOAQUIN PLAZA, STE 215, NEWPORT BEACH, CA 92660 Sales Line: (714) 573-1965 (702) 5864500 PRIORITYPOSTING.COM JESSE J. FERNANDEZ, PUBLICATION LEAD MERIDIAN FORECLOSURE SERVICE IS ASSISTING THE BENEFICIARY TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. P928153 3/7, 3/14, 03/21/2012 Almanac
Redwood City, 2 BR/1 BA - $369,000
840 Vacation Rentals/Time Shares Vacation Properties Advertise in 240 California newspapers for one low cost of $600. Your 25 word classified ad reaches over 6 million+ Californians. Free brochure call Elizabeth (916)288-6019. (Cal-SCAN)
850 Acreage/Lots/ Storage Colorado: Acre $29,500! with private fishing stream, $29,500! $325 down, $325 monthly, 10%, 166 months. Mountain canyon with good road. Adjoining government lands. Owner 1-806-376-8690. email@example.com (Cal-SCAN)
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN MATEO Case No.: CIV509999 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner BRADLEY G. EPRANIAN filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: BRADLEY G. EPRANIAN to BRADLEY E. GRAY. 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: April 5, 2012, 9:00 a.m., Dept.: PJ, Room: 2E of the Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo, located at 555 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: March 6, 2012 /s/ Beth Labson Freeman JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT (The Almanac Mar. 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 2012)
We handle all your
LEGAL publishing needs
â€˘ Public Hearing Notices â€˘ Resolutions â€˘ Bid Notices â€˘ Notices of Petition to Administer Estate â€˘ Lien Sale â€˘ Trusteeâ€™s Sale
Call Alicia Santillan (650) 326-8210 x6578 to assist you with your legal advertising needs. Or e-mail her at: firstname.lastname@example.org
(650) 326-8210 March 21, 2012 â– The Almanac â– 31
NATHALIE DE SAINT ANDRIEU 650.804.9696 email@example.com
LOS ALTOS HILLS | EXCLUSIVE LISTING
MARGOT LOCKWOOD Elegaant 5BR/5.5BA West Atherton home on an 650.400.2528 acre with pool and spa. Las Lomitas school district. firstname.lastname@example.org For more information, www.238Alameda.com.
238 ALAMEDA DE LAS PULGAS $6,495,000
5bd/3ba home w/fam-kit, sunken LR, DR, ofﬁce, pool & 3 car grg on 1+ ac. Aprx 3000 sf, needs updating. PA schools near 280. No MLS, call Margot to show.
STEVEN LESSARD 650.704.5308 email@example.com
$2,248,000 LYN JASON COBB 3855 MAGNOLIA DR 5BR/3.5BA. Newer construction-immaculate! Beauti650.464.2622 firstname.lastname@example.org ful outdoor entertainment area w/stylish built-in seating. Barron Park/Gunn HS. www.primepaloalto.com
$2,100,000 LYN JASON COBB 646 FOREST AVE Rare, stylish contemporary/modern, almost new! A 650.464.2622 email@example.com block and a half to downtown Palo Alto. All furnishings included! www.downtownpaloaltoliving.com
REDWOOD CITY | NEW LISTING!
1195 LOS TRANCOS RD
Charming updated 1750 sf cottage on a sunny view lot.Vws of Foothill Pk and just steps away from miles of trails! Nicely landscaped w/brick walkways.
SARAH ELDER & JERRY STOUT 650.867.8838 firstname.lastname@example.org
270 IRIS ST
Elegant & expansive Mt. Carmel charmer. Flexible 3BR/2BA ﬂr plan. Formal LR/DR, great room-style FK, gleaming HW, new double-paned windows, lrg yard.
ELAINE WHITE 650.566.5323 email@example.com
JOE & GINNY KAVANAUGH 650.400.5312 www.TheKavanaughs.com
355 OLD LA HONDA RD
441 EMERALD AVE
Sparkling remodeled 3BD/2BA White Oaks hm w/ new roof, remodeled slab granite kit w/new appliances, newly reﬁnished HW ﬂrs, dual pane windows, more!
HELEN & BRAD MILLER 650.400.3426 firstname.lastname@example.org
560 MOORE RD
4BR/3+BA Gardner Dailey classic + 1BR/1BA guesthouse on over 3 acres with pool, tennis court, and vineyard; Las Lomitas School District.
Thoughtfully updated 3 bedroom, 3 bath home. Grand living room, gourmet kitchen, family rm, sun room, lovely gardens & more. www.355OldLaHonda.com
©2012 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 # 01908304
Frank Lloyd Wright inﬂuence evident in this sophisticated retreat on bucolic 2+A setting-ﬂexible ﬂrpln, lots of light, decks, det exercise studio.
OLD LA HONDA ROAD AREA
ERIKA DEMMA www.3460Tripp.com. Serenity and Tranquility in 650.740.2970 Central Woodside. Fabulous one acre property email@example.com with updated home.
369 WAYSIDE RD
3784 WOODSIDE RD $7,950,000 HUGH CORNISH 140 FARM RD $7,495,000 ERIKA DEMMA WWW.3784WOODSIDEROAD.COM Magniﬁcent 4BR/4.5 BA contemporary masterpiece in exclu650.740.2970 650.566.5353 firstname.lastname@example.org Central Woodside Estate 4br/3.5ba plus 1br/1.5ba lodge. email@example.com sive Hidden Valley. High-quality, custom construc5,900 sf living area, 3+ acres, adjacent Wunderlich Park. tion set on approximately 3.68 acres.
32 N The Almanac N March 21, 2012
CAROL MACCORKLE 650.868.5478 firstname.lastname@example.org
3460 TRIPP ROAD
WOODSIDE | PORTOLA VALLEY SCHOOLS
4BD/3BA Charming Traditional 2 story home on a large level lot of approximately .49 acre. Excellent Menlo Park Schools.
PORTOLA VALLEY OPEN
JEAN & CHRIS ISAACSON 650.387.8427 email@example.com
1051 COLBY AV
MARGOT LOCKWOOD 650.400.2528 firstname.lastname@example.org
300 GRANDVIEW DR
4bd/3ba 3228 sq ft home plus guest house on 1.2+ acre. Formal LR w/grand ﬁreplace, high ceilings, open ﬂoor plan, bonus rm & Redwoods. PV schools.
MORTGAGE SERVICES 800.558.4443
Section 2 of the March 21.2012 edition of the Almanac