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The exhibits on Edgewood’s human history show portraits and present oral interviews, heard through hand-held earpieces, that include reminiscences (read by an actor) about the people who led the effort to preserve Edgewood.

Edgewood Park Bill and Jean Lane Education Center tells the story of the park Story by Dave Boyce | Photos by Ron Yeo

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ithin its one square mile, Edgewood Park in Woodside contains wetlands, grasslands, woodlands and chaparral populated by the usual Peninsula mammals — deer, coyote, bobcat and raccoon — but there are also 70 species of native birds and more than 500 of native plants. And there are inhabitants that are not native (and therefore not welcome), such as Italian ryegrass and Italian thistle, the European starling and the Argentine ant. That’s a lot to describe using exhibits inside a building, but the Bill and Jean Lane Education Center at Edgewood See EDGEWOOD PARK, page 18

Wooden components of the education center include floors made from reclaimed shipping crates, and beams and framing made from certified sustainable sources. The windows open to the air and provide natural lighting.

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This diorama replicates plant life in soil characterized by the presence of serpentine rock, which is toxic to many plants because of its concentrations of nickel, chromium and cobalt, according to a Wikipedia entry. Among the plants that do thrive there are the dwarf (or California) plantain, lomatium, blue dicks and goldfields.

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The Architectural and Site Review Board reviews and makes recommendations to the Planning Director regarding community character, site planning, building design and landscape elements on residential and commercial applications. Meetings are held on the first and third Monday of each month, 4:30 p.m. Appointments are for a four-year term. Interested residents may request information and applications Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.-12 noon and 1-5:00 p.m., from the Town Clerk’s Office at Town Hall, 2955 Woodside Road, or telephone (650) 851-6790, or through the Town’s web site at www.woodsidetown.org, Residents, Volunteer Opportunities. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 5:00 p.m.

TOWN OF WOODSIDE INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR PLANNING COMMISSION Districts 1 Unexpired term to February 2016 The Planning Commission participates in the administration of the planning laws and policies of the Town. It is responsible for recommending to the Town Council ordinances and resolutions necessary to implement the General Plan and adopted development policy. The Commission also conducts necessary public hearings to administer the planning laws and policies of the Town and acts upon applications for zoning amendments, conditional use permits, variances, subdivisions and other related functions as may be assigned by the Council. The Planning Commission meets on the first and third Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.; Commissioners are appointed for a four-year term; one member is appointed from each Council district. A listing of district addresses is provided on the Town’s web site at www.woodsidetown.org, Town Hall, Boards and Committees, Planning Commission, Districts. Interested residents may request information and applications Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM-12 noon and 1-5:00 PM at Town Hall, 2955 Woodside Road, at the Town’s web site, www.woodsidetown.org, Residents, Volunteer Opportunities, or telephone the Town Clerk at (650) 851-6790. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 5:00 PM. 18NThe AlmanacNTheAlmanacOnline.comNJanuary 9, 2013

Park and Natural Preserve gives it a shot. The intended audiences for the interactive displays are school children, amateur naturalists and casual visitors. The topics are “Edgewood’s rare and interesting life forms, fascinating soils, and mosaic of plant communities and wildlife habitats,” according a website description. “The exhibits and displays in the Center reveal these stories, beckoning visitors, both young and older, to hear the land speak.” The $2.5 million sustainably constructed building opened in April 2011 and is named in honor of Portola Valley philanthropists and environmentalists Bill and Jean Lane. The center at 6 Old Stage Coach Road in unincorporated Emerald Hills is open on weekends between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The hours change seasonally. In the spring, park docents lead wildflower walks on spring weekends. Once a month throughout the year, Audubon Society docents lead bird walks. There are also park residents that can be dangerous if riled, including rattlesnakes, skunks, yellow jackets and bees. The urban surroundings, including Interstate 280, have made an impact on the park. The San Mateo thornmint grows only in San Mateo County, according to the San Francisco-based Wild Equity Institute. For reasons unknown, the population has plummeted to 500 individual plants from an estimated 53,000 in 1994. Mary Wilson, a Friends of Edgewood volunteer, is a staff member at the Bill and Jean Lane Education Center.

“The population is now so imperiled that the (wildlife) managers believe that even a low number of additional visitors could damage the plant by compacting soil or introducing weed seeds,” the Institute’s website says. The population of Bay checkerspot butterflies at Edgewood was 100,000 in 1981, 500 by 1987, and then none at all. Vehicle traffic on I-280 is considered a principal culprit. Stuart Weiss, the chief scientist at the Creekside Center for Earth Observation in Menlo Park, released about 1,000 caterpillars in 2007 in hopes of reintroducing a native population. “To ensure that the species isn’t lost again, the area is carefully mowed at specific times to keep the invasive weeds from thriving,” according to the Wild Equity Institute site. “Edgewood Park remains one of the few places to try and see this vanishing species.” A

■ Visit tinyurl.com/Edgewood321 for more information and a virtual tour of the center.

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Babe Ruth tryouts Jan. 19 is the deadline to register for tryouts for the upcoming Palo Alto Babe Ruth baseball season. Tryouts will be held Jan. 19 and 27, depending on the weather. Residents of Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley and East Palo Alto, as well as Palo Alto, are eligible. Players must be 13, but not older than 15, by May 1. There are two leagues: Prep for 13-year-olds and 15U for 14- and 15-yearolds. Both leagues play a short busy season, culminating in a championship tournament. Visit pababeruth.org for more information and to register.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Please take notice that on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at 6 p.m. or as soon thereafter as can be heard, at the Portola Valley School District Board Room, 4575 Alpine Road, Portola Valley, California, 94028, the District’s Board of Trustees will conduct a public hearing. The school board will consider adopting a resolution proposing to renew and increase the District’s existing Measure C parcel tax and to renew and increase its existing Measure D parcel tax each for 8 additional years to a combined level of $656 per parcel per annum (annual collections of approximately $987,000), maintaining an exemption for certain seniors and disabled persons from both, to fund a variety of educational programs, such as maintaining academic excellence by continuing emphasis on math, science, reading, writing, art, music, and maintaining qualified and experienced teachers and minimizing class size increases.

‘Joy of Color’ “Constellation,” a pastel by artist Deborah Garber, is featured in her exhibit “The Joy of Color,” pastels, oils and prints, depicting closeup views of flowers, as well as some landscapes, on display at Station 1 restaurant at 2991 Woodside Road in Woodside through March 18. Visit DeborahGarber.com for more information.

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Benefits ‘The Magic of Johnny Mercer’ For the 12th benefit concert for The LightHouse for the Blind, Steve and Anne Gill along with former and current members of the Menlo School community will present “Too Marvelous for Words: The Magic of Johnny Mercer.” Proceeds from the concert support the LightHouse’s Enchanted Hills Camp. Jan. 12 and 13, 7:30-9 p.m. $15 donation requested. Spieker Ballroom, Menlo School, 50 Valparaiso Ave., Atherton. Call 650-948-4648.

Classes/Workshops Downton Abbey Culture in Ninety Minutes In an illustrated lecture, DiAnn Ellis, professor Emerita, SFSU, covers everything from the real Highclere Castle where the PBS series was filmed; to the Charles Worth of Paris gowns; to the real work day of those in service. Questions and tea and cookies at the close of the program. Jan. 12, 1-3 p.m. Woodside Library, 3140 Woodside Road, Woodside. Call 650-851-0147. www.smcl.org TV Studio Production Workshop This class will teach all the crew positions necessary to produce one’s own TV show in the Media Center’s TV studio. Five-night class, Jan. 18-Feb. 4, 6-10 p.m. $145. Media Center, 900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto. Call 650494-8686, extension 10. midpenmedia.org

Concerts NCCO National Tour Kick-Off Concert includes repertoire by Mendelssohn, Bolcom, Hector Villa-Lobos and Richard Strauss. Jan. 15, 8-10 p.m. $29 to $59. Center for Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton High, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton. www.ncco.org Woodside Village Band Midwinter Concert The Woodside Village Band will give its Midwinter Concert Saturday, Jan. 12, at 3 p.m. in the Sanctuary of the Woodside Village Church. The program will include selections by Gershwin, Berlin, Delibes, Handel, and Prokofiev. There will be a reception following the concert. Jan. 12, 3-5 p.m. Woodside Village Church, 3154 Woodside Road, Woodside. Call 650 851-1642. windband.org/woodside

Kids & Families Atherton Library Preschool Storytime Children ages 3-5 are invited for stories and activities every Monday morning. Through May 20, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Free Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton. Call 650-328-2422. www.smcl.org Mr. Horsefeathers comedy and juggling This a silly combination of magic, juggling and fun with Mr. Horsefeathers. For children ages 4 and up. Jan. 14, 4-4:45 p.m. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton. Call 650-328-2422. www.smcl.org Open House at Woodside Parents’ Nursery School for families with children ages 15 months to 6 years (by next fall). WPNS is a 4-year, play-based cooperative nursery school. Jan. 12, 10 a.m.-noon Free. Woodside Parents’ Nursery School, 3154 Woodside Road, Woodside. Call 650-8517112. www.woodsideparents.org/

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Portola Valley Bingo Schmingo Music Attendees hear the songs and stories with Kathleen Rushing and might even get picked to help with one of the songs. For all ages. Jan. 16, 4-5 p.m. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650851-0560. smcl.org Puppet Art Theater/Dad & Me @ the Library Kids and Dads (and other family members, too) are invited to a live performance of Art Grueneberger’s funny and dramatic puppets. Jan. 14, 7-7:30 p.m. Woodside Library, 3140 Woodside Road, Woodside. Call 650-851-0147. www.smcl.org Toddler Music Show with Pam Donkin Award-winning children’s musician Pam Donkin will be here with songs and dancing for toddlers (and the accompanying adults, too) This live show is funded by The Friends of the Woodside Library. Jan. 9, Woodside Library, 3140 Woodside Road, Woodside. Call 650-851-0147. www.smcl.org

Environment Free E-Waste Recycling Event Items that can be recycled include: desktop computers, laptops, PDAs, peripherals, monitors, TVs, printers, copy and fax machines, audio & video players and cellphones. Jan. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. St. Denis Parish parking lot, 2250 Avy Ave., Menlo Park. Call 650-854-1081. www.stdenisparish.org

On Stage ‘Somewhere’ TheatreWorks presents the Matthew Lopez play “Somewhere,” about a family dreaming of show biz. Jan. 16-Feb. 10. $23-$73. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. Call 650-463-1960. www.theatreworks.org

Outdoors Birds of Bedwell Bayfront Park Attendees can see and learn about wintering birds of Bedwell Bayfront Park: ducks, geese, egrets. Experienced birders will be available to show close-up views of different birds of water and land. Bring binoculars or look through our scope. Families welcome. Meet along the entrance road. Heavy rain cancels. Jan. 12, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Bedwell Bayfront Park, Marsh Road at Bayfront Expressway, Menlo Park. Call 650-325-7841. www. friendsofbayfrontpark.org Canada College Farmers Market Attendees shop for fresh fruits and vegetables. The market runs every Sunday at Parking Lot 7. Vendors are welcome. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Camada College, 4200 Farm Hill Road , Redwood City. Call 650-290-3549. westcoastfarmersmarkets.org

Et Alia Slow Flow Vinyasa/Yin Yoga Class A 75-minute yoga class consists of traditional yoga poses and longer-held seated poses, with a goal of improving strength and flexibility. All ages, levels welcome. Tuesdays through March 12, 9:15-10:30 a.m. $124 for the series. Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, 700 Alma St. , Menlo Park. Call 650-854-3864. Silicon Valley Boychoir is a multi-level choir for boys in grades 1 through 8, based in Palo Alto and taught by Julia Simon and Cathy Doyle. Free auditions are scheduled for Jan. 3-12. There is a semester fee. First Lutheran Church, 600 Homer Ave., Palo Alto. svboychoir.org


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1VCMJD/PUJDFT 995 Fictitious Name Statement BORBEY GEMSTONES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 253527 The following Person(s) is (are) doing business as: Borbey Gemstones, located at 625 Oak Grove Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): ILDIKO V. BARKER 1 Winchester Drive Atherton, CA 94027 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 12/15/1984. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on December 10, 2012. (ALM Dec. 19, 26, 2012, Jan. 2, 9, 2013) JEAN W GILLON MEDICAL CORPORATION FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 253676 The following Person(s) is (are) doing business as: Jean W Gillon Medical Corporation, located at 2900 Whipple Ave., Ste. 200, Redwood City, CA 94062 , San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): JEAN W GILLON MEDICAL CORPORATION CA Redwood City, CA 94062 This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 10/24/2007. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on December 20, 2012. (ALM Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23, 2013) UNIQUE HAIR SOLUTIONS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 253451 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Unique Hair Solutions, located at 35-A West 25th Ave., San Mateo, CA 94402, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): CONSUELO FRANCES SALVAGO 605 Second Ave. Redwood City, CA 94063 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 December 4, 2012. (ALM Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23, 2013) SILICON VALLEY SPORTS VENTURES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 253630 The following Person(s) is (are) doing business as: Silicon Valley Sports Ventures, located at 1134 Crane Street, Suite 222, Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County. Is(Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): TRACY V. HUGHES 715 Elizabeth Lane Menlo Park, CA 94025 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 12/01/2012. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on December 17, 2012. (ALM Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2013)

PROTECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS If it has been 5 years since you filed your Fictitious Business Name Statement (your D.B.A.), you must file again to protect your legal rights. Check your records now to see if your D.B.A. expires this year. Then call the Almanac, 326-8210, for assistance in refiling. It’s inexpensive and easy.

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AIRPORT WIRELESS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 253529 The following Person(s) is (are) doing business as: Airport Wireless, located at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA, 94128, San Mateo County; Mail Address: 3260 Fairlane Farms Road, Unit 7, Wellington, FL 33414. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): ILJ SAN FRANCISCO, LLC California San Francisco, CA 94128 This business is conducted by: Limited Liability Company. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 12/12/2007. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on December 10, 2012. (ALM Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2013) SENIOR HOMEOWNER SERVICES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 253634 The following Person(s) is (are) doing business as: Senior Homeowner Services, located at 1120 Maybrown Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): SENIOR HOMEOWNER SERVICES 1120 Maybrown Avenue 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 10/10/2012. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on December 18, 2012. (ALM Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2013) PURFRESH, INC. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 253668 The following Person(s) is (are) doing business as: Purfresh, Inc., located at 1350 Willow Road, Suite 102, Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): PFI ACQUISITION, INC. 1350 Willow Road, Suite 102 Menlo Park, CA 94025-1544 This business is conducted by: A Corporation. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 04/30/2012. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on December 20, 2012. (ALM Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2013) QUANTUM SALE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 253697 The following Person(s) is (are) doing business as: Quantum Sale, located at 995 Round Hill Road, Redwood City, CA 94061, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): LORI L. HARMON 995 Round Hill Road 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 10/01/2012. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on December 21, 2012. (ALM Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2013)

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997 All Other Legals NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. CA-12-525448-AB Order No.: 7051070 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 4/25/2005. 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 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 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): DEBORAH GILSON, TRUSTEES OF THE DEBORAH GILSON REVOCABLE TRUST DATED SEPTEMBER 5, 2003 Recorded: 5/3/2005 as Instrument No. 2005-072554 of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of SAN MATEO County, California; Date of Sale: 1/23/2013 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 94063 Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $155,623.55 The purported property address is: 3155 BEAR GULCH RD, WOODSIDE, CA 94062 Assessor's Parcel No. 081-170-010-3 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 714-573-1965 for information regarding the trustee's sale or visit this Internet Web site http://www.qualityloan. com , using the file number assigned to this foreclosure by the Trustee: CA-12-525448-AB . 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. 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 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. 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 Corporation 2141 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92101 619-645-7711 For NON SALE information only Sale Line: 714-573-1965 Or Login to: http://www.qualityloan.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 of your credit obligations. TS No.: CA-12-525448-AB IDSPub #0042660 1/2/2013 1/9/2013 1/16/2013 ALM

NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to sections 21700 - 21716 of the California Business and Professions Code, known as the California Self-Service Storage Facility Act, that the undersigned, ALL ABOARD MINI STORAGE will sell at public auction on January 24, 2013 at 3:45 P.M. at 1520 WILLOW RD., MENLO PARK, CA 94025 the following personal property, household goods, business property and/or vehicle to wit: #150 Elizabeth Ayala Rosales, aka Elizabeth Rosales-Dishes, Utensils, Pans, Pictures, Paintings, Artwork, Sofa, Love Seat, Coffee Table, End Table, Misc Table, Chairs, Big Screen TV, TV cart, Mattress, Spring, Frame, Night Stand, Dresser/Mirror, Chest of Drawers, Clothing/bedding, 2 Boxes, 10 Bags, Sports/hobby Equip , Exercise Equip. #280 Charlene Smith-5 Boxes, Books, TV, Stereo, Dresser. #304 Erica Nashell Mcknight, aka Erica Mcknight, aka E. Mcknight-10 Boxes, 12 Bags, Misc. Table, Bike, Vacuum, Electric Scooter. Said sale is for the purpose of satisfying lien of the undersigned for storage fees, advertising, and lien costs. The undersigned reserves the right to refuse any and all bids. All rights to damages by reason of a deficiency on this resale and incidental damages, and any and all other appropriate remedies are hereby reserved. Dated this Sunday 23 day of 2012 Nor Cal Storage Auctions, Inc. State License Bond #7900390179 (916) 604-9695 Dates Published 1st PUBLICATION January 2, 2013 and 2nd PUBLICATION January 9, 2013 By: Renee Moya__________________ Agent for Owner ALM

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$889,000

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EXPANDED EICHLER CLASSIC, PALO ALTO $1,795,000

SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT, MENLO PARK $1,500,000

NEW LISTING! MENLO PARK

7 BR 3 BA Atrium style Eichler w/2nd story. Orig. features/finishes retained. 2-car gar. Cul-de-sac.

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4 BR 3 full BA + 2 half Stunning 8 year old home with 5520 sq. ft of living space.

3 BR 2 BA Custom built home located on approx 1.27 ac lot. 2 stall powered barn, 2+ car garage.

3 BR 1 BA Charming cottage w/endless potential. Sunny rms, Remodeled bathrm, hardwood flrs.

Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh

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Paul Skrabo, DRE #00665727

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Great Opportunity

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PALO ALTO

6 BR 5 full BA + 2 half Fantastic 5,638 sq ft, two-story estate on a peaceful cul-de-sac in West Atherton. Hanna Shacham, DRE #01073658, 650.324.4456

3 BR 3.5 BA English storybook home with enchanting gardens. Exudes charm and coziness. Bonnie Biorn, DRE #01085834, 650.324.4456

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Exclusive Listing! $4,695,000 5 BR 4.5 BA Updated & expanded circa 1941 home at the highest point in Atherton w/sweeping Bay views. Tom LeMieux, DRE #01066910, 650.323.7751

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By Appointment Only

Exquisite estate

$4,995,000

Fabulous 1.14 ac property

$4,000,000

2 spacious guest houses. Enchanting Japanese Tea House completes the serene landscaping. Bonnie Biorn, DRE #01085834, 650.324.4456

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$3,850,000

4 BR 3.5 BA Architecturally significant home elevated above the street for complete privacy. Tom LeMieux, DRE #01066910, 650.323.7751

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$2,950,000

4 BR 3.5 BA Chef ’s kit w/built-in island table,sumptuous master bedroom ste w/fplace & spa type bath. Maya & Jason Sewald, DRE #00993290/01732384, 650.323.7751

New listing!

$2,997,700

Cute Home On Large Lot!

$2,695,000

5 BR 4.5 BA Elegant living room, gourmet kitchen, exquisite master suite. Las Lomitas schools! Keri Nicholas, DRE #01198898, 650.323.7751

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$1,549,000

3 BR 3.5 BA Stunning rebuilt home. Chef¹s kitchen open to great room. HW flrs & 9’ ceilings. MP schls. Billy McNair, DRE #01343603, 650.324.4456

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$1,395,000

4 BR 3.5 BA Elegant LR, gourmet chefs kit w/center island opens to FR w/vaulted ceilings & fplace. Keri Nicholas, DRE #01198898, 650.323.7751

$1,795,000

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4 BR 3 BA Remodeled with hardwood & travertine floors, 2 fireplaces, gourmet cherry & granite kitc. Tom LeMieux, DRE #01066910, 650.323.7751

Unique opportunity to build your dream home in Blue Oaks! Tranquil setting with views. John Alexander, DRE #00938234, 650.323.7751

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Architect Designed Home

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$7,250,000

3 BR 3.5 BA Visually stunning modern home with floor to ceiling windows atop quiet 1.59 ac knoll. Helen & Brad Miller, DRE #01142061/00917768, 650.851.2666

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4 BR 5 BA Completed in 2008,exquisite inside & out,Windy Hill views,convenient loc. 280Nathhorst.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh, DRE #01351481, 00884747, 650.851.1961

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$4,400,000

Build dream home on 8.7 acs, borders Arastradero Preserve w/Windy Hill Views. AlpineRd.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh, DRE #01351481, 00884747, 650.851.1961

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$4,200,000

Build world-class estate on 4.48 acres (per county) w/Windy Hill view. 40AntonioCt.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh, DRE #01351481, 00884747, 650.851.1961

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4 BR 3.5 BA Expansive home with spectacular views, usable 2.6 acs, stunning grounds. 658Westridge.com Joe & Ginny Kavanaugh, DRE #01351481, 00884747, 650.851.1961

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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

$1,879,000

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

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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

Just listed!

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3 BR 1.5 BA Large living room with fireplace. Large covered patio. Not an REO or short sale. Amelia Middel, DRE #01103989, 650.324.4456

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$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

$659,000

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European Style Villa

REDWOOD CITY

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2 BR 3 full BA + 2 half Stunning setting on 3 prvt ac w/sweeping vws of the western hills. Gorgeous landscaping. Scott Dancer, DRE #00868362, 650.851.2666

$6,875,000

4 BR 3 BA Bay views, gorgeous grounds, & chef ’s kit. Exquisitely remodeled home, close in location. Barbara Piuma, DRE #00938609, 650.851.2666

5 BR 4 BA On 3 acres remade in 1995 in Central Woodside. Gated entrance with towering Cypress trees. Berdine Jernigan/Jim McCahon, DRE #00679045/00950599, 650.851.2666

Remodeled Charmer!

Stunning 4 Year New Home!

Traditional Home

$1,275,000

$1,195,000

$3,495,000

3 BR 2.5 BA Granite kitchen, living rm w/cozy fireplace. Upstairs mster suite w/private deck & more! Sam Anagnostou, DRE #00798217, 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, DRE #01237096, 650.323.7751

Remodeled Charmer!

17.6 Acres Of Forest

$1,195,000

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$1,395,000

Beautiful private estate site. Peace and quiet adjacent to watershed lands. Scott Dancer, DRE #00868362, 650.851.2666

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PORTOLA VALLEY | SPECTACULAR VIEWS

201 MOUNTAIN WOOD LN $29,000,000 Private and prestigious location completes this 11+ acre property located in central Woodside within walking distance to town.

SDews@CBNorCal.com DRE #00781220/01152002

#1 IN CALIFORNIA

HELEN & BRAD MILLER 1 GROVE CT $7,250,000 MARGOT LOCKWOOD 650.400.2528 650.400.3426 3BD/3.5BA Visually stunning modern home with hmiller@cbnorcal.com homes@margotlockwood.com floor to ceiling windows atop quiet 1.59 acre knoll DRE #01142061/00917768 DRE #01017519 near center of town with spectacular views.

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ATHERTON | OFFICE EXCLUSIVE

HANNA SHACHAM 245 SELBY LN BONNIE BIORN $4,995,000 497 STOCKBRIDGE AVE $4,000,000 650.752.0767 650.888.0846 Fantastic 5,638 SF, two-story estate on a peaceful Fabulous property on 1.14 ac. 2 spacious guest hshacham@cbnorcal.com cul-de-sac in West Atherton. Lovely private gardens bonnie.biorn@cbnorcal.com houses. Enchanting Japanese Tea House completes DRE #01073658 DRE #01085834 w/lawn, patio, pool & tennis court. the serene landscaping. Sparkling pool & waterfall.

JOE & GINNY KAVANAUGH 650.400.5312 www.TheKavanaughs.com DRE #01351481/00884747

PORTOLA VALLEY

keri@kerinicholas.com DRE #01198898

ATHERTON | OPEN SAT-SUN 1-4 PM

SUE CRAWFORD 650.207.8444 scrawford@cbnorcal.com DRE #00587710

PALO ALTO

486 WALSH RD $3,825,000 Charming 5BR/4+2 half bath home on private acre w/pool & spa. Gourmet kitchen & remodeled master suite. Family Rm/Study/Office. Las Lomitas schools. MENLO PARK

BONNIE BIORN 50 SIOUX WAY $3,400,000 1190 HAMILTON AV $2,997,700 MAYA & JASON SEWALD 650-346-1228/650-307-8060 650.888.0846 Elegant contemporary home with Windy Hill views This alluring English home has 3 BD and 3.5 BA. mayasold@pacbell.net/ on private 1+ ac. with pool & guesthouse. Just min. to bonnie.biorn@cbnorcal.com Circa 1924, this home has been fabulously updated. jason@jasonsewald.com DRE #01085834 Stanford & excellent schools. www.50SiouxWay.com Located in Crescent Park on 7,950 sq ft lot. DRE #00993290/01732384 MENLO PARK

KERI NICHOLAS 650.329.6654

320 JANE DR $6,999,000 Spacious Tri-level 5BD/4.5BA contemporary home on 6+ ac. Frml LR, Kit/FR, Library & lower level multi-purpose rm, all with views of the western hills.

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168 HILLSIDE AVENUE $2,695,000 5BD/4.5BA, Elegant living rm, gourmet kit, exquisite mstr ste, downstairs bedroom gst suite w/secondary family rm, gorgeous craftsmanship throughout.

JEAN & CHRIS ISAACSON 650.387.8427 DRE #00542342/01754233

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PALO ALTO

133 SANTA MARIA AV $1,879,000 Beautiful construction on 1/3 acre with stunning canyon view. 3BD/2BA, Huge master suite with office.

TOM LEMIEUX 650.329.6645 tom@tomlemieux.com

MENLO PARK | NEW PRICE!

NANCY GOLDCAMP 3373 CORK OAK WY $1,795,000 650.400.5800 Midtown Eichler. Atrium style flr plan w/2nd story www.nancygoldcamp.com added. 7BR/3BA. Family rm. Lg dining rm. LR w/FP. DRE #00787851 Original features/finishes. 2-car gar. Cul-de-sac

BILLY MCNAIR 650.862.3266 billy@mcnairgroup.com DRE #01343603

1045 WINDERMERE AV $1,549,000 Stunning rebuilt 3BR/3.5BA home. Chef¹s kitchen opens to great room. Hardwood floors & 9 ft ceilings. Top Menlo Park schools.

1052 SIERRA DR $2,950,000 10 yr old Sharon Heights dream home! Gorgeous interiors include a chef ’s kit,sumptuous master bedroom ste w/fplace & spa-type bath.

187 BRYANT ST $1,795,000 Main lvl suite plus 3 upstairs bdrms incl master & one perfect for media or office, outside bonus rm, amazing wraparound grounds w/huge deck & patio. MENLO PARK

SARAH ELDER 650.867.8838 sarah.elder@cbnorcal.com DRE#00647474

1100 SHARON PARK DR #32 $889,000 Elegant & secluded, this 3BR/2BA condo in the heart of Sharon Heights offers new gourmet kitchen, new baths, new carpet.

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