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Community S TO R I E S A B O U T P E O P L E A N D E V E N T S I N T H E C O M M U N I T Y

The author of this story, Barbara Wood, is a resident of Woodside who has been a Red Cross volunteer since 2006 and a Red Cross disaster responder since 2008. By Barbara Wood Special to the Almanac


n Saturday, July 6, at about 11:30 a.m., Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed at San Francisco International Airport and burst into flames. Within minutes of the news, the local Red Cross responded and by the end of the day had nearly 70 volunteers and employees hard at work. A little more than 14 hours later and 16 miles away, at 1:45 a.m. Sunday, July 7, a six-alarm fire was reported in a 72-unit apartment complex in Redwood City, displacing more than 100 residents. Within hours the Red Cross was staffing, first, an evacuation center and then a shelter for those residents who had no place to go. By the end of the day nearly 40 Red Cross workers had joined in the response.

It took 100 firefighters from eight agencies (including the Menlo Park and Woodside fire protection districts), 23 engines, five ladder trucks and 4 million gallons of water to put out the fire, according to Malcolm Smith, a spokesman for Redwood City. Both Red Cross responses continued for weeks. This is the story of how local volunteers helped the Red Cross handle the two incidents. ‘Jill’ Chen-Kuendig’s story


When Red Cross disaster mental health volunteer Chih-Mei “Jill” Chen-Kuendig learned there had just been a crash at SFO, she knew what to do, because in September she had been part of an airline crash drill. Ms. Chen-Kuendig, a marriage and family therapist doing post-doctoral work with traumatized children who speaks Mandarin, Taiwanese and some Cantonese, was soon sent to the airport. She volunteered without hesitation, despite the fact that she had both an See DOUBLE DUTY, page 19

How local Red Cross volunteers responded to a simultaneous double disaster of an airline crash and apartment-complex fire

Photo by Red Cross volunteer Donna Stroop

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arm and a leg in a cast after a fall at home. Ms. Chen-Kuendig soon found herself in high demand, especially by many of the nearly 70 Chinese students, ages 13-17, who were on the flight. “They really needed someone who speaks their language,” she says. She also translated and offered counseling for other passengers, the FBI, the airlines and Homeland Security. She assured those she was helping that “the Red Cross will be there for them,” she says. She also helped them find others to continue working with them once home. “I am just a bridge, helping them connect to resources,” says Ms. Chen-Kuendig, a Montara resident. “For me, I am just honored to serve those people and be a good helping hand for them.” Despite already having volunteered many hours at the airport, Ms. Chen-Kuendig continued to help there through the night in the center where passengers were being interviewed. At 8 a.m. the next morning (Sunday, July 7), she returned to the Red Cross headquarters that had been set up in Burlingame. There, other Red Cross volunteers had to convince Ms. ChenKuendig to go home and sleep before returning to help again, which she did on Monday, after work, when the families of the students who had died on the flight arrived and needed her counsel. Then, on Wednesday evening after work, Ms. Chen-Kuendig spent five hours at the National Guard Armory in Redwood City that had been set up as a shelter for people left homeless by the apartment-complex fire. “I was really able to connect with the residents,” she says. Red Cross volunteers were on-site around the clock, helped by volunteers from local Lions clubs who were trained as shelter workers. “I think it’s just teamwork,” Ms. Chen-Kuendig says. Peggy Bogart’s story

Woodside resident Peggy Bogart had taken Red Cross disaster training classes but had been in the Burlingame Red Cross office only once before she found herself helping with a major disaster the day after the crash. In two weeks, more than 200 volunteers from the Bay Area and other Northern California towns, and as far away as Los Angeles, pitched in to help with both emergencies. “Some people just reach so deep to help other people,” she says. “It

Chuck Nile’s story

Photos by River Gurtin

Top: Red Cross volunteer Geoff Ziman assists a resident after the Redwood City apartment-complex fire. Below: The Red Cross set up a portable headquarters outside the Redwood City Armory, which served as a shelter for those displaced by the fire.

makes you want to help also.” On Monday afternoon, July 8, when she was scheduled to resume her caseworker training, Ms. Bogart instead went to Redwood City to help set up a client service center near the shelter. “At the same time there was that big plane crash there was a big fire right in our backyard that felt really personal,” Ms. Bogart says. “San Mateo County got a big hit.” Ms. Bogart says that her “baptism by fire,” inspired her. “Rather than frightening me, it encouraged me,” she says. She plans to do more Red Cross training classes and get more local experience and then volunteer for a national disaster. Paul Tarantino’s story

Menlo Park’s Paul Tarantino has long worked in the food industry so volunteering to help the Red Cross feed its clients is natural for him. He spent four days helping feed the residents

and workers in the Redwood City shelter. Mr. Tarantino says his many contacts in the food business have helped him plan how the local Red Cross chapter will feed very large numbers of people after a major disaster. Food for the shelter residents, he says, came from donations by organizations such as the Salvation Army, St. Anthony’s Padua Dining Room and the Lions Club, or was purchased at a discount from local restaurants. “We got lots of positive feedback,” about the food, Mr. Tarantino says, including a round of applause from the residents on Thursday night, their last night in the shelter. “I like giving people a nice healthy meal because it makes them feel better,” he says. The Red Cross says it provided 2,300 meals and more than 3,400 snacks after the airline crash and 3,128 meals after the apartment building fire.

Chuck Nile, who recently moved to Woodside from Atherton, has been a Red Cross volunteer for 12 years, helping local residents displaced by fires and teaching Red Cross partners to be shelter workers. On the night after the plane crash, he was assigned to a family assistance center, set up at a hotel near the airport, where he relayed information from the center to the Red Cross. Mr. Nile says he was able to meet with Deborah Hersman, chairwoman of the National Transportation Safety Board. “I was really impressed with the NTSB,” he says. The Red Cross had mental health volunteers on site and helped airline passengers replace lost medications and prescription eyeglasses. “We were just there for support,” he says. A few days later Mr. Nile worked in the Red Cross headquarters relaying information gathered by Red Cross representatives in the airport’s emergency operations center. Next, he was sent to the Redwood City shelter, where the Red Cross had set up a clientassistance center that enabled displaced residents to get help from many organizations at one location. Many organizations worked with the Red Cross on the response, ranging from the Fair Oaks Community Center and InnVision Shelter Network to the Office of Emergency Services, Salvation Army, and Hope Animal-Assisted Crisis Response. My Story

In the past five years, I’ve helped with nearly a dozen national Red Cross operations after hurricanes, floods and tornadoes. But that didn’t stop

me from cursing at my car radio when, after having worked until 11 p.m. on the first day of the Red Cross response to the airline crash, I heard about the Redwood City apartment building fire. “@#%*!,” I said. “We can’t possibly handle one more thing!” I should have known better. As an organization that daily responds to disasters both large and small, the American Red Cross plans, trains and practices how to handle all of them ... even two disasters at the same time. While I slept that night, the Red Cross had sent volunteers from all over the Bay Area to help with a fire less than four miles from my home. After one more day in the Red Cross headquarters helping with the airline crash, I went to Redwood City to work in the shelter and service center. There I was impressed to see how the partnerships our Red Cross chapter has formed helped the more than 100 residents of the building get back on their feet and find new homes. The task is a difficult one because the building was low-income housing and our county has a shortage of affordable rentals. That work is still ongoing while the Red Cross continues to prepare its volunteers and the communities it serves to be ready for the next disaster that may strike. A

About the Cover: Local Red Cross volunteers, from left: Peggy Bogart from Woodside, Paul Tarantino from Menlo Park, Barbara Wood from Woodside, Chuck Nile from Woodside and Chih-Mei Jill Chen-Kuendig from Montara. Photo by Michelle Le/The Almanac.

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Thomas John Schafer, DDS, MSD May 14, 1934 – July 12, 2013

Surrounded by his loving family at the Veterans Hospice Hospital in Palo Alto, California, Tom lost his battle with gastro-esophageal cancer on July 12, 2013. He was born in West Allis, Wisconsin, to Ann Nystrom Schafer and John Kenneth Schafer. Tom had a younger sister, Sally Patricia. During the second grade, the family moved to Ottawa, Illinois, where his dad was the store manager of Sears and the police commissioner. They later moved to La Grange, Illinois, when his dad became head of Sears trucking in the Chicago area. A varsity football player, defensive end and offensive tackle, Tom graduated from Lyons Township High School in 1952. He attended the University of Illinois in Champagne, Illinois, was a member of the ATO fraternity, and went on to the University of Illinois Dental School in Chicago, graduating in 1958. In the fall of 1958, Tom joined the Army as a captain, completing his dental internship at William Beaumont Army Hospital in El Paso, Texas. In 1959, he was transferred to Korea for thirteen months, doing general dentistry at Camp Kaiser on the 38th parallel and then oral surgery at the main hospital in Seoul. He spent the last two years of his army career at Fort Ord in California, continuing with general dentistry and periodontics. It was during that time that he met his wife, Sharon Weigel, in Carmel in 1961. “He had a particular love of American Airlines and their stewardesses,” says Sharon, “and I just happened to be one of them.” In 1962, Tom entered Baylor Dental University in Dallas and received a Master of Science in periodontology. Tom and Sharon were married in 1963 in the chapel at SMU. They returned to the Bay Area in 1964 and Tom started private periodontal practice in Menlo Park, moved his office five years later to Welch Road in Palo Alto, and became Board Certified. He served as President of the Mid-Peninsula Dental Society and belonged to the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Periodontology. After

practicing for 34 years, he retired in 1992. Tom and Sharon lived in Portola Valley for six years and in Atherton for 41 years, joining the Menlo Circus Club and the Sharon Heights Country Club. Over the years, they hosted spectacular theme parties for their many friends (40th birthday, Egyptian, disco, tennis, opera, Christmas, and “glad to be alive after a heart attack”). In retirement, Tom enjoyed social tennis, golf, couples’ bridge, and many school reunions. He and Sharon cruised and traveled the world. At home, Tom found pleasure in gardening and was an all-round Mr. Fix-it—a one-man yellow pages. An exceptional innovator, he created remarkable indoor-outdoor features long before smart houses; a car entering the driveway, for example, triggered their music system. Friends remember Tom’s easygoing manner, his warm, accepting ways, straight-forward honesty, and ever-present sense of humor. A handsome man, always a gentleman, a loyal and thoughtful friend, Tom was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather—a solid citizen and great human being. He felt blessed by his beautiful wife and constant companion, Sharon, their family, friends, and an extraordinary life. Tom is survived by his wife of fifty years, Sharon, son, John (Jack) Schafer, daughter, Shannon Schafer Lewis, son-in-law, Craig Lewis, and only grandson, Tyler Lewis. Other family members include brother-in-law, Roger Hurt, niece, Linda Hurt Ruiz, nephew, David Hurt, and many grandnieces and grand nephews. He is predeceased by his parents, Ann and John Kenneth (Ken) Schafer, sister, Sally Patricia Schafer Hurt, and his favorite uncle from Arkansas, Elmer Nystrom, whose salt-of-the-earth spirit and stories Tom admired and inherited. A celebration of life was held at the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, Menlo Park, CA, and Menlo Circus Club, July 16, 2013. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Pathways Home Health at 585 N. Mary Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, or the VA Palo Alto Hospice Unit at 3801 Miranda Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, or a charity of choice. PA I D

Update on school board races Two school board members appointed earlier this year to fill vacancies on the Portola Valley School District board have taken out candidate papers — and one of them has filed — to run for the seats in the November election. There are three open seats. In the neighboring Woodside Elementary School District, with three seats open, only one person, Claire Wilbur Pollioni, has taken out papers. None of the incumbents had done so as

of early Monday, July 29. Portola Valley district trustee Caitha Ambler filed as a candidate, and trustee Karen Ann Tate pulled papers. Both women were appointed to the board in April to replace Scott Parker and Ray Villareal, who had resigned in the previous weeks. The third open seat is now held by Bill Youstra. Open seats on the Woodside school board are now held by Continued on next page

Betty Lee Betty Lee, born November 26, 1926 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, passed away peacefully in her home in Santa Cruz on July 25, 2013. Betty lived in Menlo Park for the majority of her life and devoted herself for over 40 years to the education of young children as a teacher and Director of the Kirk House Preschool at the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church. She touched the lives of many young students and cared deeply for each one. Betty brought a remarkable spirit of generosity, loving heart, warm smile, and contagious laugh to every aspect of her life, including her family, her nursery school children, her friends at Eastern Star, and her many other communities.

Betty had a large, loving family in both California and Canada. She was married to Stanley Lee for 39 years, with whom she raised their son Russell in their Menlo Park home. She enjoyed countless visits, chats, travels and cups of tea with her sisters, brother, g ra ndd aug hters , nieces, nephews and many friends. Her bright enthusiasm and unconditional love and kindness will be carried on by all those who were lucky to have Betty in their lives. Please join us in celebration of the life of Betty Lee at the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, August 6 at 10:30 am. In memory of Betty, please read a book to a child. PA I D




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pilot program that has been running buses along El Camino Real from Daly City to Palo Alto on weekends has been so successful that SamTrans is creating a similar new weekday service beginning Aug. 12. The difference: Whereas the weekend service picks up riders every 20 minutes, the weekday program will provide service every 15 minutes, SamTrans says. With the launch of “Route ECR,” SamTrans will eliminate the existing routes 390 and 391, which weren’t interchangeable at some locations and ran only every 40 minutes, SamTrans spokeswoman Jayme Ackemann said. “With the new Route ECR service, SamTrans expects to

provide mainline service that is easier to understand, more reliable, more convenient and more frequent,” Ms. Ackemann said. All buses will pick up riders at the same stops, “so customers won’t have to worry about whether they are on the right bus,” she said. The El Camino corridor has the heaviest bus ridership — 50 percent of all riders — in San Mateo County, she said. With the change, bus travel to San Francisco, now available on the Route 391 bus, will end. The cost savings from that move will allow SamTrans to “invest more heavily in its Peninsula service,” running every bus into Palo Alto, Ms. Ackemann said. To get to San Francisco, riders will have to use Route 292, Caltrain, Muni or BART. Go to for more information. A

Briefs: Tour de Peninsula on Sunday Now in its 22nd year, the Tour de Peninsula cycling event will take place Sunday, Aug. 4. Cycling on the short route of 20 miles and the long route of 31 miles start at 8 a.m. at Coyote Point Park in San Mateo. The Metric Century for advanced cyclists, which covers 63 miles, begins at 7 a.m. A kids’ route of one to six laps of a closed loop around Coyote Point Park starts at noon. On the day of the event, registration begins at 6 a.m. Cost is $55 for adults, $25 for those 12 to 17 years, and free for kids 11 and under. The start and finish line is at the Eucalyptus picnic area in Coyote Point Park.

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Boris Wolper April 8, 1924 – July 22, 2013 Native San Franciscan Boris Wolper, a lifelong resident of the Bay Area, passed away on July 22, three and a half months after celebrating his 89th birthday. Boris had a zest for living that inspired everyone who knew him, and his joie de vivre, curiosity, and generosity took many forms. He was always ready for an adventure, traveling the globe with Marilyn, his sweetheart and wife of sixty-four years; introducing his daughters to California’s natural and historic riches; exploring new restaurants with his grandchildren. Boris was politically, culturally, and socially engaged, supporting causes and institutions he believed in. He and Marilyn attended a wide variety of sporting and cultural events. A lover of good food and wine, he was always eager to try new restaurants and recipes. He attended every Stanford-Cal Big Game from 1942 to 2011, skied and played tennis for many years, and enjoyed annual trips to the Sierras with his hiking buddies Howard Eisenberg, Bob Kohn, Dick Zukin, Paul Kaplan, Roy Goldberg, and Joe Samson. With his positive outlook and “glass half full” attitude, he never let a painful hip or injured arm stop him from pursuing his interests and activities. He and Marilyn enjoyed a vibrant social life, remaining close to dear friends from their early days while forging equally strong new connections through the years.

Born April 8, 1924, to Mariam and Mordecai Wolper, Boris attended Lowell High School in San Francisco, graduating from Sequoia High School in Redwood City. He began college at the University of California Berkeley (where he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity), attended Ohio State University while serving in the Army during World War ll, and earned bachelor’s and MBA degrees from Stanford University. His professional life comprised nearly sixty years as a commercial and industrial real estate broker. He was a member of the Woodside Planning Commission for thirteen years. Boris is survived by his wife Marilyn, daughters Julie Brenner (Ellis) and Andrea Wolper (Ken Filiano), grandchildren Sharon Brenner and Elliott Brenner, sister Malkah Carothers (Don), cousins, nieces, nephews, in-laws, and a network of friends of every generation who, even if not related by blood, considered him brother, father, uncle, grandfather. Throughout his illness, Boris and his family felt greatly supported by the outpouring of love from relatives and friends far and near, new and lifelong. The family asks that donations in Boris’ memory be made to Music@Menlo (, the Hebrew Free Loan Society (hf, or Pathways Hospice Foundation ( PA I D


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Talks/Authors Data mining and civil liberties The Peninsula Peace and Justice Center hosts Nadia Kayyali, legal fellow on the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, to talk about the NSA’s data mining and what it means for civil liberties. Aug. 6, 7-8 p.m. Free. Community Media Center, 900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto. Call 650-326-8837. Andrew Sean Greer: ‘The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells’ A story of a woman who finds herself transported to the “other lives” she might have lived. Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m. Free. Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Cafe Scientifique Silicon Valley @ SRI “Clinical Trials: Past, Present, and (Hope-

fully) the Future” will be presented by SRI International’s Dr. Manish Kothari. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. Aug. 13, 6-7:30 p.m. Free. SRI International, 333 Ravenswood Ave., Menlo Park. Call 650-859-2198. Churchill Club hosts a conversation with David Goulden, president and chief operations officer for EMC, and Mark Garrett, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Adobe. Aug. 8, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Churchill Club Member $60; Non-members $85. Four Seasons Hotel, 2050 University Ave., East Palo Alto. Call 408-265-0130. Music@Menlo Encounter III: ‘The Art of Late Bach’ Michael Parloff will explore Bach’s works. Aug. 4, 6 p.m. $45 full price; $20 under age 30. Martin Family Hall, Menlo School, 50 Valparaiso Ave., Atherton. For information on other Music@Menlo program, go to Richard Diebenkorn: ‘The Berkeley Years’ Woodside Library docent lecture examines one period of the career of Richard

Diebenkorn, whose paintings are on exhibit at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. Aug. 3, 2-3 p.m. Free. Woodside Library, 3140 Woodside Road, Woodside.

Live Music Menlo Park Summer Concert Series on Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m. in Fremont Park, Santa Cruz Ave. and University Drive. Free. Audience members are encouraged to bring a picnic basket and blanket. July 31: Jessica Johnson performs soul and jazz music. Aug. 7: Tom Rigney and Flambeau performs Cajun/Zydeco/blues music.

Et Alia Documentary: ‘A Place At The Table’ investigates hunger in America. Aug. 10, 2-4 p.m. Free. Woodside Library, 3140 Woodside Road, Woodside.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That the City Council of the Town of Atherton submits the following ordinances to the voters of the Town of Atherton at a Special Election to be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013:


“To continue providing funding to maintain neighborhood police patrols and the Town’s ability to respond to emergencies, repairing and maintaining streets, and repairing and constructing storm drains, shall an ordinance be adopted to continue a Special Parcel Tax for four years and allowing for the expenditure of funds derived from such tax?” MAXIMUM TAX RATE/METHOD OF ASSESSMENT. After determining the amount of tax to be raised under Section 3, the City Council shall apportion said amount among the parcels of real property within the Town not exempted by law as follows: MAXIMUM TAX IN GIVEN YEAR

District 3 For Unexpired Term Ending in February 2014 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. To obtain information on residency or addresses of residential properties located in District 3, please check the Town’s website at, What’s New, Town Council and Planning Commission Districts. Interested residents may check residency requirements and request information and applications Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.-12 noon and 1-5:00 p.m. at the Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 2955 Woodside Road, on the Town’s web site at or by telephoning (650) 851-6790. Deadline for applications is Friday, August 30, 2013, 5:00 p.m.





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1VCMJD/PUJDFT 995 Fictitious Name Statement MENLO MARRIAGE WORKS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 256577 The following Person(s) is (are) doing business as: Menlo Marriage Works, located at 1220 University Drive, Suite 102, Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): LYNDA VOORHEES 370 Tompkins Court, #D Gilroy, CA 95020 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 06/19/2013. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on June 28, 2013. (ALM July 10, 17, 24, 31, 2013) MR. CHIMNEY MR. CHIMNEY BUILDER MR. CHIMNEY BUILDERS MR. CHIMNEY SWEEP MR. CHIMNEY & MASON CONSTRUCTION MRS. CHIMNEY MISTER CHIMNEY MR. CHIMNEY ANY VARIATION OF MR. CHIMNEY & DRYER VENTS R’US FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 256616 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: 1.) Mr. Chimney, 2.) Mr. Chimney Builder, 3.) Mr. Chimney Builders, 4.) Mr. Chimney Sweep, 5.) Mr. Chimney & Mason Construction, 6.) Mrs. Chimney, 7.) Mister Chimney, 8.) Mr. Chimney Any Variation of, 9.) Mr. Chimney & Dryer Vents R’us, located at 10157 Alhambra Ave., Cupertino, CA 95014, Santa Clara County. Registered owner(s): MASON McCARTY 10157 Alhambra Ave. Cupertino, CA 95014 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 4/1/1989. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on July 1, 2013. (ALM July 10, 17, 24, 31, 2013) WILBUR WILDCAT ‘63 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 256743 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Wilbur Wildcat ‘63, located at 220 Hedge Road, Menlo Park CA 94025, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): DEE CARLSON 220 Hedge Road Menlo Park, CA 94025 CAROL PAOLUCCI 7066 Mesa Dr. Aptos, CA 95003 This business is conducted by: Copartners. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 7/11/13. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on July 11, 2013. (ALM July 24, 31, Aug. 7, 14, 2013) SOL@ F.B. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 256552 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Sol@ F.B., located at 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County; Mailing address: 2020 West El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040. Registered owner(s): HECTOR SOL 311 Monroe Drive Mountain View, CA 94040 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 June 26, 2013. (ALM July 24, 31, Aug. 7, 14, 2013)

MIER’S DRYWALL FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 256549 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Mier’s Drywall, located at 2252 Poplar Ave., E. Palo Alto, CA 94303, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): SUGEY M MIER 2252 Poplar Ave. E. Palo Alto, CA 94303 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on June 26, 2013. (ALM July 24, 31, Aug. 7, 14, 2013) H AND M PROPERTIES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 256850 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: H and M Properties, located at 142 Berkshire Ave., Redwood City, CA 94063, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): DOUGLAS H. JARAMILLO 609 14th Ave. Menlo Park, CA 94025 OLGA M. JARAMILLO 609 14th Ave. Menlo Park, CA 94025 This business is conducted by: Married Couple. 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 July 19, 2013. (ALM July 31, Aug. 7, 14, 21, 2013)

STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF THE USE OF A FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME File No. M-249617 The following person(s) has/have abandoned the use of the fictitious business name(s): KERI CHRISTIE The information given below is as it appeared on the fictitious business statement that was filed at the County Clerk-Recorder’s Office. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME(S): AW COLLISION OF SERRAMONTE 435 Serramonte Blvd. Colma, CA 94024 FILED IN SAN MATEO COUNTY ON: 03/26/2012 REGISTRANT’S NAME(S): AW COLLISION NC1 1729 Junction Ave. San Jose, CA 95112 /s/ 4660 Hill Top View Lane San Jose, CA 95138 THIS BUSINESS WAS CONDUCTED BY a Corporation. This statement was filed with the County Clerk Recorder of San Mateo County on July 24, 2013 (ALM July 31, Aug. 7, 14, 21, 2013) MyDigital Health Network FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 256916 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: MyDigital Health Network, located at 950 Espinosa Road, Woodside, CA 94062, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): DAVID DUBBS 950 Espinosa Road Woodside, CA 94062 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact

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997 All Other Legals ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN MATEO Case No.: CIV522022 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: NATALIE MONIQUE GREGORY filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: NATALIE MONIQUE GREGORY aka NATALIE M. GREGORY, aka NATALIE GREGORY to NATALIE MONIQUE LANE. 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: August 15, 2013, 9:00 a.m., Dept.: PJ, Room: 2J of the Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo, located at 400 County Center, Redwood City, CA 94063. A copy of this ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: THE ALMANAC Date: June 10, 2013 /s/Joseph C. Scott JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT (ALM July 17, 24, 31, Aug. 7, 2013)

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 AUGUST 28, 2013 at 11:00 AM. at 1520 WILLOW RD., MENLO PARK, CA 94025 the following personal property, household goods, business property and/or vehicle to wit: #054 Ane Tupou Cook, aka Ane Cook- 20 Bags, 5 Tubs, Pictures, Toys, Suitcases. #221 Christa Monique Padmore Kingaka Christa Padmore King, aka Christa Monique, aka Christa Padmore- 15 Bags, Lamps, Speakers, Clothing, Shoes, Bike, Toys, suitcases. #379 Irene Louise Flury, aka Irene Flury- wheelchair, Stools, 12 Boxes, Silk Plants, Suitcases. #541 Demetrius Louie- 5 Boxes, Computers, Printer, Refrigerator, Books, Armoire. 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 Wednesday 17th day of July 2013 Nor Cal Storage Auctions, Inc. State License Bond #7900390179 (916) 604-9695

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continued from Page 25 Dates Published 1st PUBLICATION July 24, 2013 and 2nd PUBLICATION July 31, 2013 By: Renee Moya__________________ Agent for Owner ALM ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN MATEO Case No.: CIV522586 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner: LISA ANN RUGGIERO MADDEN filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: LISA ANN RUGGIERO MADDEN to LISA RUGGIERO MADDEN. 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: September 5, 2013, 9:00 a.m., Dept.: PJ; Room: 2J of the Superior Court of California, County of San Mateo, located at 400 County Center, Redwood City, CA 94063. A copy of this ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: THE ALMANAC Date: July 5, 2013 /s/ Robert D. Foiles JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT (ALM July 31, Aug. 7, 14, 21, 2013) APN: 083-071-180-0 TS No: CA09001155-12-1S2 TO No: 7742-

450404 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED March 3, 2008. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On September 10, 2013 at 01:00 PM, Room at San Mateo Events Center, 2495 S. Delaware Street, San Mateo, CA 94403, MTC FINANCIAL INC. dba TRUSTEE CORPS, as the duly Appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded on March 11, 2008 as Instrument No. 2008-026142 of official records in the Office of the Recorder of San Mateo County, California, executed by SEAN O`CONNOR A SINGLE MAN, as Trustor(s), in favor of WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA as Beneficiary, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, in lawful money of the United States, all payable at the time of sale, that certain property situated in said County, California describing the land therein as: AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN SAID DEED OF TRUST The property heretofore described is being sold “as is�. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 238 CUESTA REAL, LA HONDA, CA 94020 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the Note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said Note(s), advances if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. The total amount of the unpaid balance of the obligations secured by the property to be sold and reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of this Notice of Trustee`s

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Sale is estimated to be $398,441.53 (Estimated), provided, however, prepayment premiums, accrued interest and advances will increase this figure prior to sale. Beneficiary`s bid at said sale may include all or part of said amount. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept a cashier`s check drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the California Financial Code and authorized to do business in California, or other such funds as may be acceptable to the Trustee. In the event tender other than cash is accepted, the Trustee may withhold the issuance of the Trustee`s Deed Upon Sale until funds become available to the payee or endorsee as a matter of right. The property offered for sale excludes all funds held on account by the property receiver, if applicable. 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. 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

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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 at 800.280.2832 for information regarding the Trustee’s Sale or visit the Internet Web site address for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case, CA09001155-12-1S2. 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. Date: July 23, 2013 TRUSTEE CORPS TS No. CA09001155-12-1S2 17100 Gillette Ave, Irvine, CA 92614 949-252-8300 Lupe Tabita, Authorized Signatory SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ONLINE AT FOR AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: AUCTION.COM at 800.280.2832 TRUSTEE CORPS MAY BE ACTING AS A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. P1051919 7/31, 8/7, 08/14/2013 ALM

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