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he Palo Alto Weekly asked local booksellers Kepler’s and Books Inc. to recommend their staff ’s top five picks for 2012. Here are some of their favorites. “End of Your Life Book Club,” by Will Schwalbe, Knopf: If you are an avid reader and love books, you will love this one. It’s a non-fiction story about a mother going through chemo for pancreatic cancer and her journalist son. They share books and their outlooks on life as she goes through her treatments. Each chapter deals with one of the books they shared, and the variety is amazing. It is very much about what they learn from each other. I loved this book and will read some of the featured books I have not read. (Nancy Salmon, Kepler’s) “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn, Crown: A delightfully twisted thriller centered on the discordant marriage of the strikingly smart child book-series star, Amy, and the charming, Midwestern bred Nick. The story starts with Amy’s disappearance, and suspicion immediately falls on the husband. While the police are i nvest igat i ng, the reader learns when and how Amy and Nick fell in love, living fabulously as successful writers in New York City. Then the economy collapses, both lose their jobs and realize they’re on the brink of bankruptcy. Nick takes Amy back to his hometown in Missouri, using the last of Amy’s trust fund money to start up a bar. In essence, no one is happy with this situation, save perhaps Nick’s sister Go. The secrets start with a trickle and build to a full-on

flood. The story is clever, the telling is exciting and the end is masterful. (Tanya Landsberger, Books Inc.) “Radical Chapters: Pacifist Bookseller Roy Kepler and the Paperback Revolution,” by Michael Doyle, Syracuse University Press: Dense with local history, this wellresearched biography celebrates Roy Kepler’s life as a conscientious objector, peace activist and bookseller. Stories from the time when Jerry Garcia, Joan Baez and Ira Sandperl were regular fixtures at Kepler’s Books & Magazines. (Christin Evans, Kepler’s) “Joseph Anton,” by Salman Rushdie, Random House: A memoir no one should have had to write, this is the first-person account of the notorious milestone 1989 fatwa and how its target lived through years in hiding and on the run. He endured the disruption to emerge as much the consummate storyteller he always was. The pen is mightier than the sword. (Melissa Mytinger, Kepler’s) “This is How You Lose Her,” by Junot Diaz, Riverhead Hardcover: Short, gritty, direct, expletive-laden bursts of confusion and pain, punctuated by moments of stunning clarity, as Diaz spins his tales of love and loss. “This is How You Lose Her” will leave you breathless. (Amy Stephenson, Kepler’s)

Staff members from Books Inc., Kepler’s, list their year’s favorites

“Dear Life: Stories,” by Alice Munro, Knopf: Alice Munro is an expert of the ordinary. Her fiction is a delicate probe, and the object of her search — executed through unornamented, subtly asymmetrical language — is a seismograph of internal life: complete, fully formed, an emotional register of the most delicate sort. To read Munro is to wake up to sympathy, intelligence, feeling. (Camden Avery, Kepler’s) “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore,” by Robin Sloan, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: A perfect tale for our techdriven time set in the Bay Area. Sloan’s debut novel is a terrifically agreeable story of words, books, computer science and art with a marvelous mysterious thread throughout, and young love, to boot. Sloane — and Mr. Penumbra — signal a future in which books really do exist simultaneously with all that’s “e.” (Melissa Mytinger, Kepler’s) “Waging Heavy Peace,” by Neil Young, Blue Rider Press: Neil Young is a legend. One of the most important, ground breaking, consistently awesome figures in rock history. Neil gives us an inside glimpse at what makes him tick. An essential for any fan. (Kelly McNerney, Kepler’s)

“Red Shirts,” by John Scalzi, Tor Books: John Scalzi has the rare gift not only of being a wonderfully funny writer but also a profound one. His latest novel offers up an affectionate look at the original Star Trek series. When the latest recruits on the starship Intrepid begin to notice that they keep dying during Away Missions while nothing ever happens to the bridge crew, they soon realize that their reality is far stranger than they could have possibly thought. What follows is a hilarious look at science fiction tropes mixed with the most thoughtful debate on free will and determinism this side of Sam Harris. Great geek gift! (Steven Sautter, Books Inc.) “The Art Forger,” by B.A. Shapiro, Algonquin Books: “The Art Forger” is based on a real unsolved art heist. An artist who earns her crust by copying famous paintings agrees to forge an oil by Degas — using the stolen original as the template and inspirations. The original seduces her with its luminous beauty, until she starts to notices some of the flaws in the brushwork. Is this really an original Degas? The reader will learn a great deal about the techniques of art forgery and the obsessive love of collectors in this convoluted yet readable novel. One will also be able to amuse family and friends at the holiday table by dropping interesting forgery facts into the conversation. And, while trying to hide that last Brussel sprout under the napkin, one may wonder who stole those priceless canvasses, and where do they hang now? (Linda Reid, Books Inc.) See BOOK FAVORITES, page 19

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A world of cooking From minimalist to Jerusalem, there’s plenty to explore by Anne Sturmthal Bergman

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his year we have chosen a smorgasbord of cookbooks. From roadside to Jerusalem, there is a lot to explore.

“The Mini Minimalist,�by Mark Bittman, Clarkson Potter, four small hardbacks: In general, I like Mark Bittman, and find his recipes creative and easy to follow. However, this package of four little books seemed more like a gimmick to me. If one wanted to travel with a cookbook, one could choose one of these and have the recipes at hand, or perhaps the small size means that the cookbook

is not so intimidating. I made Brussels sprouts with chestnuts, a favorite of the season. The recipe called for bacon, which I omitted in deference to my vegetarian guests. The world is divided into people who either love or hate Brussels sprouts, but in my test diners, all thought it was a great combination of flavors — with a little brown sugar added. By the time this recipe is complete, the chestnuts are almost caramelized and their flavor lightens the strong flavor of the Brussels sprouts. Some nice recipes, in four books in a box. A good holiday gift for those who like things simple and tasty. “Ripe, A Cook in the Orchard,� by Nigel Slater, Ten Speed Press: This beautiful book, by a British author, follows the fruits of the seasons and suggests recipes accordingly. I found it hard to substitute some of our kinds of fruit. British apples do not have the same names as our apples, and some of the recipes (such as those for currants or gooseberries) were mouthwatering, but since those berries are hard to find here, difficult to make. I did make an apple crisp, which uses a minimum of cinnamon with the apples. Crusts of white bread

that are tossed into the Cuisinart, with sugar added, cover the apples. The crust was then covered with melted butter. This was nice and tart, and the breadcrumbs made an unusual crust since we tend to use brown sugar, flour and occasionally oatmeal. I threw some golden raisins on the top. I also made Lemon Possett, a simple recipe that makes lemony custard, which, with the addition of some fresh berries and put in a wine glass, looks very elegant. This is a showy dessert that requires almost no effort. A wonderful book, especially for those who like to buy fresh fruit from the local farmer’s markets.

“More Diners, Drive-Ins, Dives,� by Guy Fieri with Ann Volkwein, William Morrow: This book reviews a variety of low cost, relatively unknown (except to Fieri’s fans) eateries from coast to coast. Fieri has a large fan base from his show on the Cooking Network and generously shows each team member and their comments early on in the book. Clearly, this is a tight-knit group of troupers who cross the country in an ancient Chevy and drop in on known and unknown places to test their food. I made Tommy’s Joint Lamb Shanks from the local landmark in San Francisco. I was taken there for lunch on my first tour of San Francisco when

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I moved to the Bay Area in 1964. The lamb stew was easy to put together (the only thing I had to shop for were the lamb shanks — everything else I already had in my kitchen) and while it takes four hours, most of that time the lamb is in the oven and the cook can do other tasks. The lamb had a rich flavor, was extremely tender and went well with the potatoes and carrots that were recommended to serve with it. I made two large shanks and followed the recipe with a small addition of a teaspoon of sugar to cut the acidity of the tomato paste. A sort of cult favorite, this would be a good book for a man who wants to try making hamburgers, meatballs and even a turducken. “Jerusalem, A Cookbook,� by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamini, Ten Speed Press: This is a beauty of a book — collaboration between two Jerusalem natives, one a Jew and the other from the Muslim east of Jerusalem. There is a well-written history of the city of Jerusalem and some mouth-watering recipes. I did have some frustration with the book because the recipes often use ingredients that are hard to find here: ras el hanout, harissa paste, za’atar

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(hyssop), fresh currants, sumac and barberries. There was not enough guidance in the book to find these items, although some are available at specialty stores or by mail order. I made the Roasted Chicken with Clementines and Arak. Arak can be easily substituted by Pernod. This is a simple recipe that can be put together in advance and marinated for a period of time. The fennel (fresh and

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“Song of Achilles,” by Madeline Miller, Ecco: Madeline Miller won a well-deserved Orange Prize for this lushly rendered retelling of “The Illiad.” Told from the point of view of Patroclus (Achilles’ compa n ion, and, in this version, his lover), the book takes us from the boyhoods of Achilles and Patroclus (i nclud i ng visits from Achilles’ sea-goddess mother, Thetis), the beginnings of their life-long relationship (an idea Miller took from Plato and Aeschylus) and through to the Trojan War and its aftermath. Miller’s prose is gorgeous and her knowledge of the era (she has a doctorate in Classics) shines through. Ten years in the writing, this debut novel is the perfect gift for the history buff, the lover of all things ancient, and for those always on the lookout for an intriguing and engrossing story. (Lori Haggbloom, Books Inc.) “The Righteous Mind,” by Jonathan Haidt, Pantheon: Building upon certain elements of his previous book, “The Happiness Hypothesis,” Haidt delves

“Well Fed Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat,” by Melissa Joulwan, Smudge Publishing: I found the layout of this cookbook to be very busy — lots of boxes and commentary. However, undaunted, I made Cumin-Roasted Carrots, and they not only added color to my dinner but made for an unusual side dish. It is easy to put together and then is baked in the oven. I also made Turkish Chopped Salad, with cucumbers, tomatoes, green peppers, red onion, radishes and pitted olives. This recipe gets a dressing with lemon juice, garlic, cumin, paprika, dried oregano and olive oil. Chopped flat leaf parsley goes on top of the salad. The vegetables were crisp and a good combination, but I was disappointed in the dressing.

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Anne Sturmthal Bergman is a freelance writer in Menlo Park.

deeper meanings and theories examined in the book, often lacking any kind of definitive conclusion as each is discussed. The reader is called upon to weigh each side, view things differently and determine her or his own approach to the queries presented. Everyone will not likely agree with what’s said, but one can suppose that could all be part of the point. (Tanya Landsberger, Books Inc.).

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This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen, Candlewick, ages 2-8: A little fish steals a hat from a big fish, then uses typical little-kid logic to convince himself he’ll get away with the theft — even though he knows it is wrong. But will the little guy escape, Dreaming Up: A celebration of building by Christy Hale, Lee & Low, ages 2 and up: Imagine a book that’s a terrific gift for a toddler as well as any older child interested in art, design or architecture, and you have “Dreaming Up.” Palo Alto author and illustrator Christy Hale uses mixed media and poetry to show the connection between the simple things a child builds and buildings of famous 19th, 20th, and 21st century architects from around the world. Stacking cups, wooden blocks, Popsicle sticks, Legos, sandcastles, a (fire)house of cards, even sofa cushion forts and blanket nooks are shown opposite real buildings inspired by their simpler creations. It’s brilliant. “Dreaming Up” is further enhanced by architect biographies, portraits

especially when someone sees him hide in the underwater jungle? Even when the someone (a crab) said he wouldn’t tell? Kids will love to come up with their own ending for this artfully told tale that invites the question: Does crime pay? The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls by Claire Legrand, illustrated by Sarah Watt, Simon & Schuster, ages 8-12: Everything’s perfect in 12-year-old s u p e r- s t u dent Victoria’s hometown. Her best (and only) friend, Law rence, may have a gray streak in his hair and be obsessed with playing the piano, but he is Victoria’s personal project. Then he disappears. He’s not the only one, as other less-than-perfect children and even teachers go missing. Are they possibly being held against their will in the town’s creepy, bug-infested Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls? Victoria takes it upon herself to solve the mystery and rescue the “degenerates” (as Mrs. Cavendish calls them) though not before experiencing the horrors of the Home first-hand. She also learns to appreciate individual differences and true friendship — which is even better than perfection.


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Liar and Spy by Rebecca Stead, Random House/Wendy Lamb, ages 9-14: Life is rough for Georges (the “s” is silent) — he’s being bullied at school, his dad has been fired and they had to sell their house and move into an apartment, and his mom, a nurse, is spending all her time at the hospital. Then he meets Safer, another 12-year-old who lives upstairs. Safer invites Georges to join a Spy Club and trains Georges to pay attention to details. For they need to spy on Mr. X, who may be a murderer living in their building. Gulp! The little things in this intricate, thoughtful novel add up to a big picture of reality — as bittersweet as it sometimes is — for Georges, his friends, family and most especially the reader. Fears eventually must be dealt with. And sometimes “rules are made to be broken.”

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Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein, Hyperion, ages 12 and up: I am not exaggerating when I state that “Code Name Verity” is better than any book for adults (even NYT best-sellers and award-winners) I have read in the past year. “Verity,” a British spy who goes by many names, is a heroine as fierce and clever as Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games,” trying to survive in a world just as evil: Na z i- oc c upie d Fr a nc e . “Queenie” (another of her

pseudonyms) has been captured and imprisoned in an old French hotel. She makes a deal with the Gestapo to tell her story. And what a tale it is, of how she becomes best friends with Maddie, a crackerjack English mechanic-turned-pilot who would and does do anything for her. As Maddie puts it, the Scottish spy’s story is “full of bookish nonsense and foul language, brave and generous.” It tells of a friendship forged and strengthened amidst

the horrors of war. “Code Name Verity” is worth rereading for clues and “aha!” moments. I also highly recommend the audiobook, which brings to life these remarkable characters. A

Debbie Duncan is the author of an award-winning e-book, “Caller Number Nine.” She has reviewed children’s books for the Weekly since 1997. Her complete reviews are available at www.debbieduncan.com.

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3 BR 2.5 BA Great Mountain View location, end unit w/ private yard, 2 master bedroom suites, fireplace Kathie Christie/John Matlock, DRE #00809775, 00561058, 650.851.1961

Cheery Top Floor Condo

$365,000

1 BR 1 BA Cheery top floor condo w/fp overlooking verdant green lawns, water feature & mature trees. Barbara Sawyer, DRE #00582352, 650.325.6161

PALO ALTO College Terrace-Huge Lot!

New price!

Ladera home w/fantastic views

$1,300,000

$1,695,000

3 BR 2 BA Completely renovated home in popular College Terrace, great floor plan, oversized lot! Sharon Witte, DRE #00842833, 650.325.6161

$1,798,000

2 BR 1.5 BA The Hamilton, premier 55+ adult community. 4th floor unit w/large private patio & balcony. Janet Dore & John Spiller, DRE #00621176/01155772, 650.324.4456

5 BR 3.5 BA Spacious guest quarters w/sep.entrance, flat backyard area. Eloise Pollock, 650.851.1961

Just listed!

4 BR 2 BA Sophisticated home with magnificent LR/DR with 12 ft high ceiling & tall windows. Jean & Chris Isaacson, DRE #01754233, 650.851.2666

$649,000

2 BR 1 BA Charming home in the heart of PA. Priv fenced garden & patio area. Award-winning PA schls. Pam Hammer/Katie Hammer Riggs, DRE #01216437/01783432, 650.324.4456

$7,495,000

3 BR 3.5 BA Visually stunning modern home with floor to ceiling windows atop quiet 1.59 ac knoll. Helen & Brad Miller, DRE #01142061, 650.851.2666

Impeccable Modern Design

$5,995,000

4 BR 5 BA Completed in 2008,exquisite inside & out,Windy Hill views,convenient loc. 280Nathhorst.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh, 650.851.1961

Just listed!

$4,750,000

5 BR 5.5 BA Remodeled Contemporary with fabulous views of coast range. Portola Valley Schools. Hugh Cornish, DRE #00912143, 650.324.4456

World Class Setting

$4,400,000

Build dream home on 8.7 acs,borders Arastradero Preserve w/Windy Hill Views. AlpineRd.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh, 650.851.1961

Prime Estate Setting

$4,200,000

Build world-class estate on 4.48 acres (per county) w/Windy Hill view. 40AntonioCt.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh, 650.851.1961

Westridge Estate Property

$4,100,000

5 BR 4.5 BA Approx 2.5 Ac. Enjoy the Flat land, Bay views, Single level home in Prestigious Westridge. Dean Asborno, DRE #01274816, 650.851.1961

Fabulous Windy Hill Views

MOUNTAIN VIEW

$1,995,000

3 BR 2 BA Beautiful construction on 1/3 ac with stunning canyon view. Huge master suite with office. Jean & Chris Isaacson, DRE #01754233, 650.851.2666

Spectacular Views $1,468,000

4 BR 3 BA Custom Ocean Colony home ideally located on golf course. Gourmet kit, master w/spa-like BR Dorothy Gurwith, DRE #01248679, 650.325.6161

Central Menlo Park!

$1,448,000

4 BR 2 BA Updated Eichler in Green Gables. Open flr plan. Pool. 2 car garage. Corner lot. PA schls. Nana Spiridon, DRE #01142729, 650.325.6161

PORTOLA VALLEY

HALF MOON BAY Stunning Mediterranean!

$1,849,000

$2,480,000

$3,675,000

4 BR 2.5 BA Impeccably updated,lovely views from most rms,exquisite gardens & pool. 500PortolaRoad.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh/Hugh Cornish, 650.851.1961

Views Across The Bay

$3,495,000

5 BR 3.5 BA Custom hm on 1 ac. Huge garage & workshop. Sunny lawn, patio, decks w/stunning vws of bay. Jean & Chris Isaacson, DRE #01754233, 650.851.2666

Central Portola Valley

$3,400,000

3 BR 4 BA Contemporary home with Windy Hill views on 1+ ac. w/pool & guesthouse. www.50SiouxWay.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh, 650.851.1961

Windy Hill Views

$2,790,000

5 BR 3 full BA + 2 half Spacious home w/private guest ste & pool. Lovely grounds just under 1.25 ac. 161Sausal.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh, 650.851.1961

Close to Town Center

Build Your Dream Home

$1,425,000

$1,149,000

Wonderful flat .77 acre (per county) in charming creekside neighborhood. www.0Alpine.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh, 650.851.1961

Just listed!

$899,000

2 BR 1 BA Charming, fully upgraded cabin-style home in great school district. New carpets & paint. Laura Flores, DRE #01709648, 650.324.4456

Stunning Mediterranean

$1,695,000

4 BR 3.5 BA Enjoy living on this mini Estate set on .44 ac.Enhanced by the cook’s kit & spacious FR. John Alexander, 650.323.7751

Desirable Mt. Carmel

$1,239,999

3 BR 2.5 BA 1915 Craftsman has been exquisitely updated. Stunning LR,gourmet kitchen,landscaped yard. Valerie Dakin, 650.323.7751

Remodeled Charmer!

$1,195,000

$6,875,000

5 BR 4 BA On 3 acres remade in 1995 in Central Woodside. Gated entrance with towering Cypress trees. Berdine Jernigan/ Jim McCahon, DRE #00679045, 650.851.2666

Huge price reduction!

$6,850,000

4 BR 4 full BA + 3 half Incomparable estate with fabulous main house and numerous auxiliary structures. Natalie Comartin & Hugh Cornish, DRE #01484129 / 00912143, 650.324.4456

Central Woodside

$6,500,000

3 BR 4.5 BA Beautiful PPG home built in 2000 on usable 3 acres. Natural light fills the house. Ed Kahl, DRE #00511740, 650.851.2666

Exceptional Property

$5,695,000

4 BR 4.5 BA A beautifully renovated home, private pool and spa, + 3 beautiful ac of mostly level land. Erika Demma, DRE #01230766, 650.851.2666

Central Woodside Estate

REDWOOD CITY

$2,095,000

$4,950,000

4 BR 4 BA 2.5 ac, remodeled home w/barn, pool, across from Horse Pk for hiking, dog walking, horses. Ed Kahl, DRE #00511740, 650.851.2666

New price!

$3,750,000

5 BR 4.5 BA Terrific Traditional home with skylit artist studio/ office. Huge rooms. Expansive lawn. Carol MacCorkle, DRE #00548367, 650.324.4456

Stunning 4 year new home!

$3,495,000

3 BR 2.5 BA Granite kitchen, living rm w/cozy fireplace. Upstairs mster suite w/private deck & more! Sam Anagnostou, 650.323.7751

4 BR 4.5 BA Custom home with phenomenal Bay & Peninsula views on approx 1 ac lot in a cul-de-sac. Tata Vahdatpour, 650.323.7751

New Listing!

Spacious Home

$998,000

3 BR 2 BA Charming two story home in desirable Edgewood Park. Loren Dakin, 650.323.7751

Cute Home On Large Lot!

$799,000

2 BR 2 BA Charming home on large lot west of Alameda de las Pulgas! Large driveway and lush yard! DiPali Shah, DRE #01249165, 650.325.6161

WOODSIDE Prime Location!

$29,000,000

Private prestigious location. 11+ acre property in central Woodside close to town. Susie Dews & Shena Hurley, DRE #00781220/01152002, 650.325.6161

Central Woodside

$11,450,000

7 BR 6 BA Mostly level 10.4 ac property w/vws of the Western Hills. Potential for 3 lot subdivision. Ed Kahl, DRE #00511740, 650.851.2666

Western Hills Views

$6,999,000

5 BR 4.5 BA Spacious Tri-level contemporary hme on 6+ ac. Frml LR, Kit/FR, Library & multi-purpose rm. Margot Lockwood, DRE #01017519, 650.851.2666

$3,095,000

4 BR 4 BA Re-designed & renovated throughout w/gourmet kitchen, hdwd flrs & 2 fp’s. Minutes to town! Erika Demma, DRE #01230766, 650.851.2666

Woodside Hills

$2,588,000

4 BR 3 BA Inviting contemporary style home with a spacious floor plan & 1 BD guest hse w/gas sauna. Steven Gray/Matt Shanks, DRE #1498634, 650.851.2666

Level backyard w/pool!

$1,998,000

3 BR 2.5 BA Quiet location. Elegant living room, exquisite master suite. Pool and views! Keri Nicholas, 650.323.7751

French Country Vineyard

$1,995,000

3 BR 2.5 BA Charming French Country Hm on .90 ac w/ vineyard. Close-in WDS location. WDS Elem Schl K-8. Deborah Kehrberg/Jim McCahon, DRE #00950599, 650.851.2666

Western Hills views!

$1,895,000

3 BR 3.5 BA Beautiful updated home. Inviting fireplace,eat-in gourmet kitchen 2 master suites! Jennifer Whelan, 650.323.7751

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Bulletin Board 115 Announcements Did You Know that Ten Million adults tweeted in the past month, while 164 million read a newspaper in print or online in the past week? Advertise in 240 California newspapers for one low cost. Your 25 word classified ad will reach over 6 million+ Californians. For brochure call Elizabeth (916)288-6019. (Cal-SCAN) HAVE A $1000 IDEA TO IMPROVE HEALTHCARE IN AMERICA? SUBMIT IT TODAY AT http://www.peopleschoice.org TO WIN CASH+TRIP TO KICKOFF. REGENSTRIEF INSTITUTE WILL CONDUCT STUDY ON WINNING IDEA. 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) Chanukah Dance for Jewish Single PALY Music DEC Flea Market Spring Down Horse Show Stanford music tutoring

130 Classes & Instruction *Hospitality ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Criminal Justice, Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV authorized. Call 800-481-9472 www.CenturaOnline.com (AAN CAN) Attend College Online 100% *Medical, *Business, *Criminal Justice, *Hospitality, *Web. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV authorized. Call 888-210-5162 www.CenturaOnline.com (Cal-SCAN) Aviation Maintenance Tech Airline careers start here. FAA approved training. Financial assistance available. Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 888-242-3382. (Cal-SCAN) 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

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140 Lost & Found Found: Small Dog We found a small dog on Southampton Drive, off Middlefield Road on November 5. Please call us if you lost your dog: (650) 322-2483 Lost Bracelet Hawaiian gold bangle. 11/11, vic. Florence/Marsh, RWC/MP border, near Starbucks. Reward. Huge sentimental value. 650/326-4990 Lost Man’s Ring Gold, engraved w/EIMAC. 11/12, vic. El Camino/85, Central and Rengstorff or Trader Joe’s MV. Reward, huge sentimental keepsake. 650/948-2239

145 Non-Profits Needs

Jazz & Pop Piano Lessons Learn how to build chords and improvise. Bill Susman, M.A., Stanford. (650)906-7529 Music lessons for children Piano Lessons in your home Children and adults. Christina Conti, B.M. 15+ yrs exp. 650/493-6950

DIRECTV for $29.99/mo for 24 months. Over 140 channels. FREE HD-DVR Upgrade! FREE NFL Sunday Ticket w/CHOICE Package! Call TODAY for details 1-888-721-2794. (Cal-SCAN)

Bev Air Undercounter Refrigerato

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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) Suffer from Arthritis? Local doctors need volunteers for research study comparing FDA-approved Arthritis medications. Compensation up to $50.00 per visit. Call: 866-925-6576 (Cal-SCAN)

475 Psychotherapy & Counseling Counseling Services Mental Research Institute clinics offer low cost counseling services by appointment for individuals, couples, families and children in English, Spanish, and Mandarin. Location: 555 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto. For information, call 650/321-3055

Persimmons - $0.25 each Tissot watch - brand new - $400

For Sale 201 Autos/Trucks/ Parts Chevrolet 1970 Chevelle 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396/350HP, original, $7800 OBO, email or call for details: brandty6@msn.com / 520-955-6232. Toyota 2003 Camry - $2500

202 Vehicles Wanted 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 (AAN CAN) 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) Nissan, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai 20002005 Altima, Prius, Accord,Sonata - $ negotiab

215 Collectibles & Antiques

250 Musical Instruments Free upright piano - $0

Kid’s Stuff 330 Child Care Offered French au pair available- nurse Mother helper!!!! Venus’ Little Stars Daycare.

345 Tutoring/ Lessons College Admissions Counseling PIANO AND RECORDER LESSONS Spanish tutor

355 Items for Sale 3/4YrsBoyclothesmajorityNew/tags 4 Thomas and Friends DVD’s 4YrsBibbsnowpants+DownJacket$30 BabyBlanketsThick/ThinBagfull$20 Boy shoes 8-13 toddler $4each BOY0-6MonthsClothesw/tags$50 Kids Accordian and zylophone$15 PowerRanger outfit$5

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230 Freebies

420 Healing/ Bodywork

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240 Furnishings/ Household items

425 Health Services

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135 Group Activities

Simple human red trash can - $60

Drexel Heritage sofa and arm cha - $700 Wicker vase with metal base - $20

Jobs 500 Help Wanted Engineer Software Eng. Mtn View, CA. MS in CS, CE or related + 2 yrs exp. Multiple positions. Apply Room 77, Inc. @ job1018@room77.com Online Game Market Research Analyst BA in Business Admin and 5 years of progressive exp as mrkting specialist. Send CV to NHN USA, Inc., Sang Hyun Ahn, 800 W. El Camino Real, Ste 180, Mountain View, CA 94040 Restaurant Cafe Borrone is now hiring enthusiastic individuals who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and providing excellent customer service. Full and Part time positions available. Will work with school schedule. Apply in person, 1010 El Camino, Menlo Park. Software Engineer Specifying, designing, and implementing software components and subsystems comprising core components of proprietary technology. Mt View, CA. Resume: S. Paz, inStart Logic, Inc, 480 San Antonio Rd. Ste 210, Mt View, CA 94040. Sr. Comp. Programmer Mountain View, CA. MS Degree. C/ C++, Python, HTML, STL, Unix, Perforce/git. Res: EPAM SYSTEMS, 41 University Dr, # 202, Newtown, PA 18940.

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Vintage Edwardian Rocking Horse

PIANO, VIOLIN, GUITAR LESSONS

Tellabration! Storytelling 11/17

Cable TV-Internet-Phone 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)

Fosterers Needed for Moffet Cats

Bedframe For Sale - $100.00

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Hope Street Music Studios In downtown Mtn.View. Most Instruments voice. All ages & levels 650-961-2192 www.HopeStreetMusicStudios.com

245 Miscellaneous

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Caregiver and Safety Training

133 Music Lessons Barton-Holding Music Studio Accepting new students for private vocal lessons. All levels. Call Laura Barton, 650/965-0139

Wilton Armetale medium round bow $35

Female Hair Loss Over 30 Million Women Suffer From Hair Loss! Do you? If So We Have a Solution! CALL KERANIQUE TO FIND OUT MORE 888-690-0395. (Cal-SCAN) Medical Alert for Seniors 24/7 monitoring. FREE Equipment. FREE Shipping. Nationwide Service. $29.95/ Month CALL Medical Guardian Today 866-944-5935. (Cal-SCAN)

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Business Services 615 Computers My Computer Works Computer problems? Viruses, spyware, email, printer issues, bad internet connections - FIX IT NOW! Professional, U.S.-based technicians. $25 off service. Call for immediate help. 1-888-865-0271 (Cal-SCAN)

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730 Electrical A FAST RESPONSE! lic #545936 Bob 650-343-5125. www.HillsboroughElectric.com

748 Gardening/ Landscaping Beckys Landscape Weekly/periodic maint. Annual rose/fruit tree pruning, clean-ups, irrigation, sod, planting, raised beds. Power washing. 650/444-3030 LANDA’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

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751 General Contracting A 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 contractor’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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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: THE MARSHALL STREET ENTRANCE TO THE HALL OF JUSTICE AND RECORDS, 400 COUNTY CENTER, REDWOOD CITY, CA Legal Description: LOT 1, AS DESIGNATED ON THE MAP ENTITLED ‘’ CARRIAGE SQUARE, ATHERTON, SAN MATEO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA ‘’, WHICH MAP WAS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF THE COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, ON MAY 4, 1955 IN BOOK 41 OF MAPS, AT PAGE 27. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $2,775,044.07 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property: 1 SURREY LANE ATHERTON, CA 94027 APN Number: 061-340-030 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: 11-12-2012 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee DEREK WEAR-RENEE, ASSISTANT SECRETARY California Reconveyance Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA2-4379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800-892-6902 For Sales Information: www.lpsasap.com or 1-714-730-2727 www.priorityposting.com or 1-714-5731965 www.auction.com or 1-800-2802832 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY IS A DEBT COLLECTOR

ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, this information can be obtained from one of the following three companies: LPS Agency Sales and Posting at (714) 730-2727, or visit the Internet Web site www.lpsasap. com (Registration required to search for sale information) or Priority Posting and Publishing at (714) 573-1965 or visit the Internet Web site www.priorityposting.com (Click on the link for “Advanced Search� to search for sale information), or auction.com at 1-800-280-2832 or visit the Internet Web site www.auction. com, using the Trustee Sale No. shown above. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. A-4323831 11/14/2012, 11/21/2012, 11/28/2012 ALM

T.S. No. T09-49592-CA / APN: 079182-090-5 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 01-282004. 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 a 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 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state 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 a Deed of Trust described below. 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, 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. Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 2923.54 the undersigned, on behalf of the beneficiary, loan servicer, or authorized agent, declares as follows: [ X ] The mortgage loan servicer has obtained from the commissioner a final or temporary order of exemption pursuant to Section 2923.53 that is current and valid on the date the notice of sale is filed and [ X ] The timeframe for giving notice of sale specified in subdivision (a) of Section 2923.52 does not apply pursuant to Section 2923.52 or 2923.55 Notice to Potential Bidders If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned


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of the financial code and authorized to do business in this state: At the main entrance of the City Hall of Records, 401 Marshall Street, Redwood City, California, all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as: Completely described in said Deed of Trust The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 545 E. Bell Street, East Palo Alto, CA 94303. 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 held, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition or encumbrances, including fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principal sums of the note(s) secured 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: $667,317.29. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. 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. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call (619)590-1221 or visit the internet website www.rppsales.com, using the file number assigned to this case 1232665-37. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web Site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. For sales information: (619)590-1221. Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation, 525 East Main Street, P.O. Box 22004, El Cajon, CA 92022-9004 Dated: November 07, 2012. (11/21/2012, 11/28, 12/05) R-421814 ALM

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