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A Hillview student holds a rocket he designed during a 321 Blast Off session, part of the school’s Mini-Courses program. On the cover: Students designed and built a structure in a course called The House That Hillview Built led by woodshop teacher Mike Bratt. The house is being donated to a playground for farmworkers’ children near Salinas. Photo by Kirsten Spalding.

Story by Parke Treadway, the parent of a Hillview student and part of a parent volunteer group that helped plan the program.


cross the country, parents, students and educators are considering how schools can better prepare students for the dramatically evolving world into which they are graduating and engage a new generation of learners in more problem-solving, handson experiences around high interest topics. Menlo Park City School District’s Hillview Middle School is doing just that, under the banner: “School. Only different.” During the week of March 17-21, Hillview launched a weeklong learning choice program called “Mini-Courses.” Teachers and community members collaborated in planning unique experiences that allowed for the sharing of personal interests and strengths. To this end, nationally recognized Principal Erik Burmeister challenged his staff to create week-long courses based on anything they felt especially passionate about.

The result was 43 vastly dif- the Army Corps of Engineers ferent courses encompassing Bay Model, Castle Rock Park, everything from scuba to bak- Elkhorn Slough, Angel Island, ing to design thinking to crime Blackhawk Museum, Stanford solving, and almost anything Anatomy Lab, Apple Computer else a child could dream of and Electronic Arts. learning. DurOver the past ing the week, t wo years, students took ‘When I got home each Hillview has a hiatus from night, I was greeted by embarked on a their traditionprocess of real classes and children eager to show design to bring pa r t icipated its teaching and me photos on their solely in the learning stanphones of their day’s dards, along subject of their choosing. activities. Yes — my with its campus Lessons in climate, on par children urged me to with its statec h e m i s t r y, writing, phys- view content on their of-the-art new ics, PE, woodbuildings. The phones!’ shop, music mini-cou rse and more were p r o g r a m PARENT TIMOTHY HARRIS communicated proved to be not with textbooks and tests, fun and exciting; more than but with hands-on activities, that, however, it was a proacan extensive roster of guest tive response to the need to speakers, over 85 exciting field prepare students with the 21st trips all over the Bay Area century skills of creativity, coland a closing day of perfor- laboration, problem-solving and mances and events. During decision-making, critical thinkthe week, students logged over ing, adaptability and flexibility, 2,500 miles by train, bus, van and communication. and on foot to visit places like The program also gave the the Marine Mammal Center, staff the focused opportunity to

experiment with new approaches to teaching. Math teacher Sayre Dolan spent his week leading a course called Outdoor Survival; students visited Hidden Villa Farm for ropes course and survival training, and had first aid and survival instruction from EMTs. The trip culminated with overnight camping at Memorial County Park. “The best part for me, as a teacher, was that kids were asked to go outside their comfort zones to experience things that they normally might not, meet new people and have experiences with different people than they would usually hang out with,” Mr. Dolan said. “I also loved the opportunity to get to know students that I don’t have in class and have a different perspective of the students than I get in the classroom.” Mini-courses creatively address the expressed desire of students to have more opportunities for engagement around topics that interest them. While parentchild communication during the middle school years may often leave kids rolling their eyes and parents wondering what

really goes on in those adolescent minds, during mini-course week the walls came down as students returned home effusive about what they learned and experienced. “I was lucky enough to have four eighth-grade boys over to our house after their first day of Behind the Scenes Sports,” parent Daren Tuchman said. “The boys came in gushing with excitement. Each one was fighting for airtime to share with me different stories from their day. “They loved hearing about the deaf athletes’ plights to overcome their adversity and succeed. They surely loved the Sports Illustrated columnist sharing his stories of encounters with famous athletes! As parents we all yearn for our kids to express details of their day at school —to have all four of these boys engaged with me for so long was fantastic!” The Behind the Scenes Sports course, taught by beloved Hillview PE teachers Harry Bell and Phil Eaton, toured the Stanford athletic facilities and AT&T Park. See LEARNING BY DOING, page 23

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The students were visited during the week by organizers from Special Olympics of Northern California, and by Friday had planned and produced their own sporting event for Encinal School’s special day class. Ms. Tuchman, a parent of a special needs student and a son in the Behind the Scenes Sports course, continued, “The boys were each sharing how they were going to help these kids and how ‘cool’ it was going to be!” Parent Timothy Harris enjoyed the enthusiasm from his children all week. “When I got home each night, I was greeted by children eager to show me photos on their phones of their day’s activities,” he said. “Yes — my children urged me to view content on their phones!” As a camping chaperone, he accompanied 60 students on an overnight trip to Memorial County Park. The opportunity to see teachers interacting with students in completely new ways was a highlight for him. “It was so invigorating to me, as a parent, to see professional educators use the camping setting and experience to teach important lessons,” he said. “Confidence, self-reliance, challenge, teamwork, inclusion,

problem solving, respect and exploration were among the many lessons taught.” As successful communities such as Menlo Park strive to graduate the next generation of leaders, too much stress can sometimes be put on the rigorous academic standards expected. A week of choice learning allows students to open their minds to lessons in essential skills and traits necessary for the work environment, like collaboration and resilience, without even knowing they are gaining that crucial knowledge. Social Studies teacher and golf enthusiast Marianne Santo led a course called Play It As It Lays, which met all week at the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course. Ms. Santo said: “I really liked the character discussions that came out of my course. Given the nature of golf, we were able to highlight the importance of having good character, being honest, and respecting others using the game as the centerpiece.” A week immersed in a self-determined topic opens students to the possibilities of further involvement in their communities and helps put students in a state of mind ready to return to their academic classes with renewed energy. As eighthgrader Anna Baran said: “I

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Students met every day at Greenmeadow Pool in Palo Alto for Danielle O’Brien’s scuba diving Mini-Course.

noticed that a lot of the courses, in a way, continue on after the week. After Caring for Critters, we may start volunteering at the Humane Society or other shelters. The week was extremely relaxing, especially because it was in the middle of a stressful time for eighth-graders. Not having to think about projects or homework the full week was

amazing. It was a great stressreliever. All I did the whole week was learn about things I had chosen to learn about.” School-community collaboration was in full force throughout the week. One needed only to drive past Hillview along Santa Cruz Avenue early Monday morning to see the car show taking place for the All About Cars

course. Dozens of local car collectors graciously displayed their vehicles — from a 1915 Model T to the most tech-savvy Tesla — for students to appreciate. Several downtown businesses and shoppers were interviewed by Principal Burmeister and teacher Diane Glasser’s DesignContinued on next page

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RESOLUTION NO. 1872 (2014) RESOLUTION OF INTENTION TO ANNEX CERTAIN TERRITORY TO THE WEST BAY SANITARY DISTRICT ON-SITE WASTEWATER DISPOSAL ZONE Lands of Gurtner The District Board of West Bay Sanitary District finds and determines as follows: A. This Resolution of Intention is adopted pursuant to the District’s “Zone Master Annexation Resolution” (“ZOMAR”), which was adopted by the District Board August 12, 1996. The provisions of ZOMAR are incorporated by reference into this Resolution of Intention. B. The District has received an application to annex a parcel of real property (the “Parcel”) to the District’s On-Site Wastewater Disposal Zone (the “Zone”). The Parcel is described in Exhibit “A” attached to this Resolution of Intention and the description contained in the Exhibits are incorporated by reference. The name and address of the applicants and the number, type, volume and location of on-site wastewater disposal systems which are proposed to operate on the parcels to be annexed are described in Exhibit “B” attached to this Resolution of Intention and the information contained in the Exhibit are incorporated by reference. C.


The applicants have demonstrated to the satisfaction of the District Board that the Parcel constitutes “real property” for the purposes of Section 2(b) of ZOMAR in that: All of the conditions described in Subsections i., ii., iii., iv. and v. of ZOMAR Section 2(b) are satisfied; or Other conditions exist which demonstrate that the Parcel will benefit directly or indirectly from the activities of the Zone. If applicable, those conditions are also set forth in Exhibit “B” and are incorporated by reference.


All of the conditions and requirements of ZOMAR Sections 2(a), 2(c), 2(d) and 2(e) have been fully satisfied.

In consideration of the foregoing findings and determinations, IT IS RESOLVED by the District Board as follows: 1.

It is the intention of the District Board to annex the Parcel to the Zone pursuant to the provisions of ZOMAR and applicable provisions of law.


In conjunction with a meeting of the District Board to be duly and regularly called and conducted, the Board will conduct a Public Hearing for the purpose of considering all matters pertaining to this Resolution of Intention.

The time, date and place of the Public Hearing are: Date: Time: Place:

April 23, 2014 7:00 PM West Bay Sanitary District Offices 500 Laurel Street Menlo Park, CA 94025

At the Public Hearing, all interested persons will be heard. 3.

This Resolution of Intention shall be published and copies shall be delivered to the persons and entities as specified in ZOMAR Section 2(e)(i.).


A true copy of this Resolution of Intention shall promptly be filed for record in the office of the County Recorder of the County of San Mateo.


The District Manager shall cause the matters set forth in Sections 3 and 4 of this Resolution of Intention to be completed as directed.


















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Students in Beyond Scrubs and Stethoscopes spent the week visiting Stanford’s anatomy lab, and Varian and Intuitive Surgical medical device companies. They capped the week off suturing chickens.

to MPPD Chief Bob Jonsen and Evidence Preservation and Coling Menlo Park students as they lection Officers Claudio Ruiz employed the design thinking and Gonee Sepulveda as guest process to gain an understand- instructors. ing of how Menlo Park could be The course took a field trip to better engineered. Their week the SFPD SWAT facility and Misconcluded with a presentation sion Police Station, and dusted for of design ideas to Mayor Ray fingerprints with FBI agents on Mueller and several members Friday. These remarkable opporof the Menlo Park City Council tunities made possible to Hillview and Planning Commission. students by community members Students enrolled in the and agencies are indicative of the Author, Author course taught type of experience all students by Hillview’s had that week. two librarians The communiTracy Piombo ‘The best part for me, ty will be able to and Theresa see more of the as a teacher, was that Mi ni-Cou rse Fox spent the week immersed kids were asked to go program later in the life of a this month writer, includ- outside their comfort when Hillview ing v ideozones to experience releases a short conferenci ng documentar y things that they with three film about the awa rd-w i nexperience. normally might not, ning authors: The movie was Wendy Mass, meet new people and c o m p l e t e l y Chris Crutcher have experiences with filmed, edited, and Rita Wilproduced different people than and liams Garcia. by the DocuP a r t i c i p a nt s they would usually hang mentary Filmwrote a chapmaking Miniout with.’ ter of a novel Course led by MATH TEACHER SAYRE DOLAN with help from activity director their teachers Brian Darmaand the community of writers nin, and supported by acclaimed assembled for this course, and documentarian Ralph King and met with publishing profession- a top-notch team of volunteers. als to have their work reviewed. The hard work and determinaThe campus was buzzing when tion of Principal Burmeister and the DEA arrived complete with his staff, supported by countless hazmat suits and a meth lab to hours from parent volunteers, give students in the CSI and Law launched the Hillview MiniEnforcement course hands-on Courses this year. Funding was lessons in real life crime fighting. equally provided by the Menlo Seventh-grade student Lindsey Park-Atherton Education FounJohnston remarked, “It was awe- dation’s Jeanie Ritchie Grant some! Did you know they make Program, the Hillview Parent a drug bust every day?” Teacher Organization and the The CSI course leaders, science school district. teacher Heiko Ritter and French Teachers, students and the teacher Amy Kingsley, reached community will be surveyed to out to the Menlo Park Police determine whether the MiniDepartment for guidance, and Course program will become an were rewarded with an enthu- integral part of the school’s siastic response from Sgt. Tony emergence as a leader in 21st Dixon, who facilitated access century education. Continued from previous page


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Canada College student’s film to be featured at Cannes By Robert Hood, Canada College


chance meeting and a simple sneeze led a Canada College multimedia student to produce a five-minute film that will be featured at the Cannes Film Festival in France in May. Sir Wade Neistadt (Sir is his first name) was notified recently that his short film, “KERFLOOEY,” is one of 26 student-produced films that will be featured in the Short Film Corner, one of three main sections of the festival. In addition, his film, written by fellow student Melissa Loi, will be featured at Universal Studios in Hollywood in June as part of a three-day red carpet event when industry professionals host workshops and network with student filmmakers from around the country. The idea for the film came from Mr. Neistadt and Ms. Loi. “When I met Wade he was trying to add the psychology class I was already registered for,” Ms. Loi said. “He came into class and sneezed. I said ‘bless you.’ We paired up and became friends.” Mr. Neistadt, who grew up in Apple Valley and attended Granite Hills High School, transferred to Canada from CSU San Marcos because he wanted to be in Silicon Valley to pursue his dream of making films. “I researched community colleges in the area and Canada was the only school with both a good computer science program and multimedia program,” he said. He began refining his video editing and special effects skills under the tutelage of Canada faculty, who have worked at major studios such as Disney, Pixar and Wildbrain. “The storytelling the faculty has done over the years for those studios is experience that a motivated student can draw from,” said Paul Naas, program coordinator for the multimedia art and technology program. When Mr. Neistadt learned last November that Campus MovieFest, a student film festival, would be at Canada College to host a competition, he decided to enter. He ran into Ms. Loi, a graduate of Carlmont High School, who had an idea. “I thought it would be cool to

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Sir Wade Neistadt, a Canada College student, will show his comic, special-effects short film at the Cannes Film Festival.

make a movie about a superhero, since everyone seems obsessed with comic book characters ... but maybe a superhero that can’t quite save the world at the moment.” The character Manly Man was born but, unlike most superheroes, he wasn’t invincible. He was fighting a cold at the same time he was battling the fearsome Madame Mayhem. As the story unfolds, every Manly Man sneeze brings Madame Mayhem closer to defeat while giving Mr. Neistadt an opportunity to display the special effects skills he refined in his multimedia classes. “Melissa wrote the story and it was brilliant,” Mr. Neistadt said. “I couldn’t have made this movie without her.” They entered their film in the Campus MovieFest competition at Canada and received a Silver Tripod Award for “Best Special Effects,” a Best Actor Award for Mr. Neistadt’s portrayal of Manly Man, and, to their amazement, the Best Picture Award. “At the campus awards ceremony, we were told that Campus MovieFest has the opportunity to send about 30 student films to the Cannes Film Festival,” Mr. Neistadt said. “I was shocked to find out our film was chosen.” Manly Man’s sneezes will lead Mr. Neistadt to the Villa Maupassant Hotel in the south of France May 12-26 for the film festival. “I still can’t believe this is happening,” he said. Go to to see the film on YouTube. A

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Art Galleries ‘85 Years 85 Artists’ Exhibit Menlo College looks at the past 85 years through the eyes of artists. Artists from around the world were randomly assigned a year to illustrate. The “85 Years 85 Artists” exhibit has participating artists in 21 states, plus the Netherlands, England and Italy.MondayFriday, March 26-July 11, 9-5 p.m. Free. Menlo College Administration Building, 1000 El Camino Real, Atherton. Call 650-543-3901. ‘SpaceCase’: Paintings by Jessica Eastburn The Canada College Art Gallery presents “SpaceCase,” a series of paintings by local artist Jessica Eastburn. Using traditional manual methods, Eastburn has created paintings that resemble highly-digitalized artwork. A special reception will be held March 18 to celebrate the opening. Monday through Thursday, March 18-April 17, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Canada College Art Gallery, Building 9, Room 152, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Woodside. Call 650-306-3336.

Classes/Workshops Bottle Cap Necklaces Atherton Library will hold a do-it-yourself event where participants, age 12 and up, can make necklaces out of bottle caps. Supplies will be provided while they last. April 2, 4-5 p.m. Free. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton. Call 650-328-2422. athertonlibrary Brushstrokes of Chinese Painting Workshop The San Mateo County History Museum is hosting this workshop, led by artist Amy Da-Peng King. She will demonstrate the “Four Classics” of expressing feelings through brushstrokes — plum blossom, orchid, bamboo and chrysanthemum. Reservations are required by April 4. April 12, 1-4 p.m. $15. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway St., Redwood City. www. Creative Writing Class This class will assist those interested in writing stories, either for personal satisfaction or publication. The instructor, author and feature columnist Phyllis Butler, has had her work appear in the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News and other international publications. Tuesdays, April 3-24, 1:30-2:30 p.m. $55 for all meetings; $15 drop-in class. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. Call 650-326-2025 ext. 222. Digital Photography with Neal Mesnchel Taught by acclaimed photo journalist Neal Menschel, this four week workshop will focus on camera equipment, capturing images and composition. April 3-24, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $150. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. Call 650-326-2025 ext. 222. eBooks and eAudiobooks Help The Portola Valley library invites community members to make a one-on-one appointment to receive help accessing the library’s free online books. Bring a device and any questions to this session. Please contact the library to sign up for an appointment. Wednesdays, March 19-May 28, 4-5 p.m. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-0560. eMagazines Class Visitors can bring their mobile devices and learn how to download digital editions of magazines. There are over 100 titles to choose from, including names like Cosmopolitan, Dwell, Food Network Magazine and more. Downloads are free to all San Mateo County Library card holders. April 4, 11 a.m.-noon. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-0560. Tai Chi with Ben Dineen Tai Chi classes will be held in the Woodside Native Plant Garden (weather permitting). This centuriesold Asian exercise seeks to produce stronger bodies, better balance and a sharper mind. Instructor Ben Dineen invites all ability levels to this 60-minute class. The program is funded by the Friends of Woodside Library. Fridays, April 4-25, 10-11 a.m. Free. Woodside Library, 3140 Woodside Road, Woodside. Call 650-851-0147. Zoom In - Video Production Workshop Zoom In is a 15-hour intensive video

workshop that covers how to create a digital video, edit it, upload it to Youtube and produce a DVD. Class includes all software and equipment, plus a booklet. April 5-12, Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 2-5 p.m. $145. Midpeninsula Media Center, 900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto. Call 650-494-8686 ext. 11.

Clubs/Meetings ‘SRI Organon Toastmasters’ Meeting Toastmasters aims to improve communication and leadership skills. Each week the organization focuses on a different topic related to public speaking. SRI Organon Toastmasters welcomes members of the community to visit and join. Each Tuesday, through April 25, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. SRI International, Building G, Laurel Ave., opposite Menlo Park City Hall, Menlo Park. Portola Valley Library LEGO Club The library provides the LEGO and DUPLO building blocks for kids and adults to build with. April 12, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-0560.

Community Events Community Poem at Atherton Library The Atherton Library will be celebrating National Poetry Month with a collaborative poem. All community members are invited to contribute to a collective poem created and on display in our library. April 1-30, Library hours. Free. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton. Call 650328-2422. Mountain Goat Farmers’ Market The weekly farmers’ market will feature organic fruits and veggies, farm eggs, honey, fresh local seafood, oysters, handmade sausages, nut butters, vegan cheeses, fair trade coffee, jams, pickles, grass-fed beef, local baked goods and more. Opening day is April 2. Wednesdays, April-December, 3-7 p.m. Free. Mountain Goat Farmers’ Market, 17285 Skyline Blvd., Woodside. Portola Valley Farmers’ Market This farmers’ market at the Portola Valley Town Center features organic fruits and vegetables, local grass-fed beef, free range eggs, fair trade coffee, wild and local seafood, hot free range rotisserie chickens, local honey, organic olive oil, flowers, and more. The market runs Thursdays, year-round, 3-7 p.m. (summer hours). Free. Portola Valley Farmers’ Market, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Woodside Farmers’ Market The weekly market features organic fruits and veggies, farm eggs, nuts, dried fruits, honey, olive oil, local seafood, oysters, handmade sausages, and more. Sundays, April 6-October 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Woodside Farmers’ Market, 3195 Woodside Road, Woodside.

Concerts ‘The Lost Art of Preluding’ Lecture Kenneth Hamilton is an internationally recognized authority on 19th century performance styles, both as a scholar and performer. Part of Reactions to the Record, his lecture and recital will demonstrate and discuss the lost 19th-century art of preluding (adding improvised “joiners” between works on a program). April 4, 7:30 p.m. Free (registration required). Bing Concert Hall Studio, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford. StanfordMusicSymposium/2014/index.html

Dance ‘Transcendence’ Show Menlowe Ballet will perform works by Artistic Director Michael Lowe and Guest Choreographer Dennis Nahat, former artistic director of Ballet San Jose. April 4-6. $23-$48. Center for the Performing Arts, Menlo-Atherton High School, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton. Call 650-2312025.

Exhibits ‘Inside Rodin’s Hands: Art, Technology and Surgery’ James Chang has incorporated Rodin’s hand sculptures into his hand surgery educational program, using new technologies that scan the sculptures, create interior anatomy and allow for virtual surgery to correct the condition. The exhibition provides

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an interactive experience for visitors. Wednesday-Sunday, April 9-Aug. 3, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford. Alan VanEss Exhibit The work of local artist Alan VanEss is on display at the Atherton Library. VanEss’s work features colorful perspectives of homes in the Atherton community, bringing together architecture and landscape. Through April, library hours. Free. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton. Call 650-328-2422. content/atherton Portola Valley Watershed Exhibit 2014 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Town of Portola Valley. The library will help celebrate throughout the month of April with a fascinating exhibit of the local watershed, including Sausal Creek. Monday-Saturday, April 1-30, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-0560.

Family and Kids ‘Paws for Tales’ Kids Program Atherton Library hosts a program — in partnership with the Peninsula Humane Society and the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals — where children ages 5 and up can sign up to read to a trained service dog, with the goal of improving reading skills and building confidence. Time slots are available the fourth Saturday of each month. Through June, 11 a.m.-noon. Free. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton. Call 650-328-2422. April Free First Friday Admission for the Museum is free all day. Children can learn about farms, create toy cotton ball sheep to take home and hear the story “Farmer Brown Shears His Sheep.” Adults can take a docent led tour at 2 p.m. April 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway St., Redwood City. Charlie Hope Concert Charlie Hope will perform an interactive and melodic set of music. Children and parents are invited to participate. April 9, 10-10:45 a.m. Free. Woodside Library, 3140 Woodside Road, Woodside. Call 650-851-0147. Family Storytime This event for young families will include singing songs and reading books together. April 12, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-0560. www. Kids’ Night Out! This event, sponsored by a local Girl Scout Troop and moms, will include a big screen movie, popcorn, nut-free snacks, Bingo, a photo booth, making crafts for an animal shelter, games, face-painting and a quiet room for rest and sleeping. Ages 4 to 12 are welcome. April 5, 7-11:30 p.m. $25/child (discount for 3+ kids from same family). Hillview Middle School, 1100 Elder Ave., Menlo Park. Call 650-269-6068. Toddler Storytime This program for children 18 months to 3 years old will include songs, stories and movement activities to encourage children to listen and read. This program is funded by the Friends of the Portola Valley Library. Crafts follow storytime. Tuesdays, March 4-April 29, 10:30-11 a.m. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-0560.

Film ‘All is Lost’ Screening For action movie night, the Atherton Library will present “All is Lost,” a film starring Robert Redford about ingenuity and resilience. Light refreshments will be provided. The movie is rated PG-13. April 11, 7-9 p.m. Free. Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane, Atherton. Call 650328-2422.

Live Music A Tribute to Carmen McRae Karin Carson and the Denny Berthiaume Trio will put on a concert called “Dream of Life - A Tribute to Carmen McRae,” celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month and McRae’s birthday. Denny Berthiaume will be on piano, Chuck Bennett on bass and Curt Moore on drums. April 8, 8:30-10:30 p.m. $7 online; $12 at the door. Angelica’s, 863 Main St., Redwood City. Call 650-679-8184. Menlo College Annual Hawaiian Lu’au Menlo College presents its 23rd annu-

Images of Japan This image is from “Japan Revisited,” an exhibit featuring photographs by Frances Freyberg at Portola Art Gallery at Allied Arts Guild through April 30. A reception is set for 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at the gallery, which is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ms. Freyberg, a Menlo Park resident, specializes in portraits of people, wildlife, nature and architecture from her travels to more than 60 countries. Allied Arts Guild is at 75 Arbor Road in Menlo Park. al lu’au. The event will include Hawaiian food, music and dance featuring 30 Menlo College students and staff. Hawaiian music will be performed by Na Hoku Hanohano award winner Hoku Zuttermeister. April 5, 4-9 p.m. $40 general; $50 VIP reserved seating; $30 Menlo College faculty/staff. Menlo College Administration Building, 1000 El Camino Real, Atherton. Call 650-543-3901. Stanford Poetry and Jazz Poetry and live jazz will fill the CoHo Cafe when competing Woodside poets — Stanford grads Ryland Kelley (‘49) and Wayne Chambliss (‘78) — share the stage with Stanford students from the Spoken Word Collective, Sibel Sayiner, Nora Engel-Hall and Tucker Bryant (‘16). Menlo Park guitarists Freddy Clark and Steve DeLeat will also perform. April 2, 7-10 p.m. Free. CoHo Cafe at Stanford University, 459 Lagunita Drive, Tressider Union building, First Floor, Stanford. Call 650-823-1515.

Special Events Short Story Contest Winners Ceremony Kepler’s Books will host a ceremony to celebrate the winners of the 28th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest. April 3, 6 p.m. Free. Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Call 650-324-4321 . www.

Lectures & Talks “A Cubic Mile of Oil” Author Talk Dr. Ripudaman Malhotra, co-author of “A Cubic Mile of Oil,” will speak about his book, oil consumption, conservation and the viability of alternative energy sources. April 3, 6-7 p.m. Free. Portola Valley Library, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley. Call 650-851-0560. Ayelet Waldman Talk Ayelet Waldman will discuss and sign her new book, “Love and Treasure,” a novel about contraband masterpieces, love, tragedy and forgotten crimes. It focuses on the true history of the Hungarian Gold Train during WWII. She will be introduced at the talk by Ann Packer. April 2, 7:30 p.m. Free. Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Call 650-324-4321. Jeanne Farr McDonnell: ‘The Joy of Research’ The museum will host author Jeanne Farr McDonnell, who will speak about “The Joy of Research: When Suddenly You Get it from People, Books, Files and Objects,” based on her experience in writing the book “Juana Briones of Nineteenth-Century California.” April 5, 1-4 p.m. $5 adults; $3 students/ seniors. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City.

John L’Heureux Talk John L’Heureux will give a talk and book signing for his newest book, “The Medici Boy.” The hardcover delivers a narrative of the creative genius, Donatello, at his artistic height. L’Heureux has taught at Georgetown, Tufts, and Harvard, as well as at Stanford for more than 35 years. April 9, 7:30 p.m. Free. Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Call 650-3244321 . Katherine Maxfield Book Talk Katherine Maxfield will talk about and sign her new book, “Starting Up Silicon Valley: How Rolm Became a Cultural Icon and Fortune 500 Company.” Before Facebook and even Apple, four young men worked in a prune-drying shed designing a tough computer. That was the founding of ROLM Corporation, when the orchards of Santa Clara County were being transformed into what would become Silicon Valley. April 8, 7:30 p.m. Free. Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. www. Peninsula Geological Society Lecture Manny Gabet of San Jose State University will give a presentation called “Numerical Model Supports a Biotic Origin for Mima Mounds.” The event will include a dinner. April 8, 5:30-9 p.m. $35; $8 students; free lecture at 7:30 p.m. Stanford University, Mitchell Earth Sciences, 397 Panama Mall, Stanford. Call 510-821-1786. Robert Louis Stevenson Talk Marissa Schleicher — the director of the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum in St. Helena, Calif. — will give an illustrated PowerPoint presentation. A book club conversation of Stevenson’s “Treasure Island” will follow. Homemade snacks will be on hand. April 7, 1-2 p.m. Free. Woodside Library, 3140 Woodside Road, Woodside. Call 650-851-0147. Youth Event: Ridley Pearson Ridley Pearson will read from and sign “Kingdom Keepers 7: The Insider,” in which deception and betrayal rock the Kingdom Keepers as a group of Disney villains known as the Overtakers stage a comeback. April 4, 7 p.m. Free. Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Call 650-324-4321. event/youth-event-ridley-pearson-0

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Caregiver Wanted 93 year old man in Palo Alto seeks caregiver live in or out to help continue to live in his own home companionship not required 650-387-6751 please leave number twice HAIR STATIONS 4 RENT PA, LA, MV boarder. Great rent, upscale, friendly. 408-218-1074 RETAIL ASSOCIATE We are looking for an experienced sales associate for a design/contractor showroom in Mountain View. Ideal candidate should have at least 10 years retail experience, excellent customer service and communication required. Will train on the products. Salary + monthly bonus, paid vacation and 5 holidays/per year. Full time including Saturdays. Please email resume at Sales Professional/Brooks Brothers Stylist Stations for Rent Menlo Park Stylist station for rent. Call 650.561.3567 or visit CTG Salon 1183 El Caminio Real Swim Instructor Must like children. Good pay. Must have swim background. Will train. Location: Redwood City Elks Lodge. Only 4 days a week. P/T, F/T, 9;30 to 5:30. Call Carol, 650-493-5355. Email:

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525 Adult Care Wanted Home Helper Looking for a retired woman for grocery shopping, cooking and driving, in exchange for low room rent in a nice home in Menlo Park. You will be helping my aunt. If interested, please email your name and phone # or call 530-221-3847.

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550 Business Opportunities

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748 Gardening/ Landscaping J. Garcia Garden Maintenance Service Free est. 21 years exp. 650/366-4301 or 650/346-6781

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1VCMJD/PUJDFT 995 Fictitious Name Statement TheBestIRS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 259803 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: TheBestIRS, located at 15685 N. Cave Creek Rd. Ste 200, Phoenix, AZ 85032, Maricopa County. Registered owner(s): DAWG, INC. 15685 N. Cave Creek Rd. Ste 200 Phoenix, AZ 85032, Arizona This business is conducted by: A Corporation The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 01/24/2014. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on February 27, 2014. (ALM Mar. 12, 19, 26, Apr. 2, 2014) COMPLEX 99 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 259848 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Complex 99, located at 1009 Almanor Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County. Is(Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): ALAN T. RUBERG 1009 Almanor Ave. Menlo Park, CA 94025-2301 This business is conducted by: An Individual The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on March 3, 2014. (ALM Mar. 12, 19, 26, Apr. 2, 2014) AZTECA TOWING FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 259601 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Azteca Towing, 431 MacArthur Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94063. San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): Elmer Mancia 1933 E. Bayshore Rd. #9 RW City, CA 94063 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on February 12, 2014. (ALM Mar. 12, 19, 26, Apr. 2, 2014) D&B PROPERTIES J&H PROPERTIES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 259907 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: 1.) D&B Properties, 2.) J&H Properties, located at 1950A Menalto, Menlo Park, CA 94025 , San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): JAY FINLEY 1950A Menalto Ave. 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 N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on March 6, 2014. (ALM Mar. 12, 19, 26, Apr. 2, 2014) AZ STUDIO DESIGN FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 259871 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: AZ Studio Design, located at 2282 Sharon Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): AZAR DAIE 2282 Sharon Rd. Menlo Park, CA 94025 Co AZRA GHAFFARIAN 10665 Baxter Ave. Los Altos, CA 94024 Co This business is conducted by:

Copartners. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on March 4, 2014. (ALM Mar. 12, 19, 26, Apr. 2, 2014) TENACITY10 BEARLAX FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 259586 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: 1.) Tenacity10, 2.) BearLax, located at 1585 62nd St., Ste. #8713, Emeryville, CA 94608, Alameda County. Registered owner(s): SHERRY SPORTS, LLC 1585 62nd. St., Ste. #8713 Emeryville, CA 94608 California This business is conducted by: A Limited Liability Company. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 08/27/2007. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on February 11, 2014. (ALM Mar. 12, 19, 26, Apr. 2, 2014) PLATINUM MOTORS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 259918 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Platinum Motors, located at 116 Santa Dominga Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, San Mateo County; Mailing Address: 220 Lomita Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066. Registered owner(s): MIKE FLEIFEL 220 Lomita Ave. San Bruno, CA 94066 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on March 7, 2014. (ALM Mar. 19, 26, Apr. 2, 9, 2014) ZAMBEZI CREEK INTERIORS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 259872 The following Person(s) is (are) doing business as: Zambezi Creek Interiors, located at 61 Fredrick Avenue, Atherton, CA 94027, San Mateo County. Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): JULIA POPOWITZ 61 Fredrick Avenue 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 N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on March 4, 2014. (ALM Mar. 19, 26, Apr. 2, 9, 2014) SKYLINE WINE CELLARS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 260039 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Skyline Wine Cellars, located at 5937 Alpine Road, Portola Valley, CA 94028; Mailing address: 3130 Alpine Road, #288-603, Portola Valley, CA 94028, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): THOMAS FOGARTY WINERY, LLC 5660 Alpine Road Portola Valley, CA 94028 California This business is conducted by: A Limited Liability Company. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on March 14, 2014. (ALM Mar. 26, Apr. 2, 9, 16, 2014) NEOLOGIAN FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 260099 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as:

Neologian, located at 2141 Sterling Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County; Mailing address: P.O. Box 42, Menlo Park, CA 94026 Registered owner(s): CHAD S. MILLER 2141 Sterling Ave. 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 March 19, 2014. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on March 19, 2014. (ALM Mar. 26, Apr. 2, 9, 16, 2014) STATEMENT OF ABANDONMENT OF USE OF FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME File No. 252344 The following person(s)/entity (ies) has/ have abandoned the use of the fictitious business name(s): L PETER DEUTSCH 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): ALADDIN ENTERPRISES 203 Santa Margarita Ave. Menlo Park, CA 94025 FILED IN SAN MATEO COUNTY ON: September 18, 2012 REGISTRANT’S NAME(S): L PETER DEUTSCH 260 Appaloosa Trail Healdsburg, CA 95448 THIS BUSINESS WAS CONDUCTED BY: An Individual. This statement was filed with the County Clerk Recorder of San Mateo County on March 11, 2014. (ALM Mar. 26, Apr. 2, 9, 16, 2014) Springbok Coaching FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 260065 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Springbok Coaching, located at 80 Ranch, Woodside, CA 94062, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): DIANE ZOI 80 Ranch Road Woodside, CA 94062 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on March 17, 2014. (ALM Mar. 26, Apr. 2, 9, 16, 2014) NARRATIVE HISTORIES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 260100 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Narrative Histories, located at 872 College Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): MARGARET MARKDASILVA 872 College Ave. 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 N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on March 19, 2014. (ALM Mar. 26, Apr. 2, 9, 16, 2014) WOOD TREE WORKS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 259968 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Wood Tree Works, located at 1718 Hampton Ave., Redwood City, CA 94061, San Mateo County. Registered owner(s): SPENCE ST. MARTIN WOOD III 1718 Hampton Ave. Redwood City, CA 94061 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 1/1/2014. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on March 11, 2014. (ALM Apr. 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014)

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, 223-6578, for assistance in refiling. It’s inexpensive and easy. April 2, 2014 N N The Almanac N39

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BILLY MCNAIR 650.862.3266 CalBRE #01343603

97 FAIRVIEW AVE $9,988,000 English country manor estate. 7 beds, 9 baths & 12,670 +/- total sqft on 1.32 acres in prime W Atherton. Home gym, stately office, pool & pool house.

ZACH TRAILER 650.325.6161 CalBRE #01371338


HELEN & BRAD MILLER 650.400.3426 CalBRE #01142061/00917768

560 MOORE RD $4,995,000 4BR/3.5BA Gardner Dailey classic + 1BR/1BA guesthouse on over 3 ac with pool, tennis court, and vineyard; Award Winning Las Lomitas School District.

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$3,895,000 This 4BR/3BA Country English home is located on historic Flood Circle in prestigious Lindenwood. Co-listed with Linda Bibbler, Merrill Properties

MARGOT LOCKWOOD ERIKA DEMMA 650.400.2528/740.2970 CalBRE #01017519/01230766 CalBRE #01930068

230 S. BALSAMINA WY $1,595,000 Lovely 3BR/2BA Ladera home, ready to move-in now or remodel. Located on a cul-de-sac convenient to local shops, trails & 280. Las Lomitas schools.

BARBARA PIUMA 650.464.8593 CalBRE #00938609

1319 SAN MATEO DR $5,500,000 Classic traditional designed by Bob Flury. Premier block on 1/2 ac of gorgeous grdns. 5BD/4.5BA, lg kit/FR, library, frml DR, 3 car garage. Pool/spa.

2 BRIDLE LN $4,850,000 4BD/3.5BA, 2 offices. Stunning & spacious contemp. home on 3.8+AC in Central WDS. Enjoy views at the beautiful pool and garden area.


TOM LEMIEUX 650.329.6645 CalBRE #01066910

43 SNECKNER CT $3,950,000 Tuscan Villa bordered by Stanford Open Space; 3-levels, 5 bd, 4+ ba, Brazilian cherry wood floors, Loft library, home theater. Las Lomitas schools.



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1479 HAMILTON AV $6,995,000 8BR 7BA 2halfBA ±5225SF. A harmonious blend of traditional & modern. Truly a oneof-a-kind opportunity in one of PA’s most sought-after locations.




JANET DORE JOHN SPILLER 650.766.7935/483.8815


1101 HOBART ST $2,349,000 Updated home on prime West MP street w/approx 2400 SF on approx 1/4 ac. FR kitchen, living/dining ell w/garden views.

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JENNIFER WHELAN 650.888.8338 CalBRE #01721877 |

2651 BRIARFIELD AVE $1,199,000 Welcoming home with open floor plan, eat-in kitchen, spacious LR & formal dining area. Large bdrms, 2 car garage. Sunny, private & fenced backyard! |

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431 VINE ST $1,999,000 Fantastic Location! Spacious 3BD/2BA Menlo Park home close to Stanford, downtown Menlo Park and Sandhill Road! Las Lomitas Schools!


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2532 HAMPTON AVE $1,179,000 Woodside Plaza at its best. Exceptional, 3BR/2.5BA home with 2,170 SF of living space. Over 10,000 SF lot w/pool. Studio w/kitchenette & bath.

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