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4Cs Forfeit Silicon Valley’s largest publicly funded child care agency announced Friday that it has to close three of its preschools. The embattled Community Child Care Council of They Santa Clara County, Did known as the 4C Council, What? already shuttered two SEND TIPS TO other centers since 2015. FLY@ In an email to staff, METRONEWS. 4Cs Executive Director COM ALFREDO VILLASEÑOR lamented the loss but provided no explanation for the closures. He did hint at rumors that the 45-yearold agency could fold, which contradicts his recent assertions that the ship is running smoothly. The nonprofit, funded by taxpayers to the tune of $45 million a year, is going on the fourth week of an audit by the California Department of Education (CDE). After several years of financial shortfalls, there’s a chance the state could defund 4Cs and hand the responsibility

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Sunny Side Down ALWAYS SUNNY A housing loan program for city of Sunnyvale execs could be seen as a public handout.

Dept. of Corrections In the March 22 Fly column “Record Skips,” we wrote that the Santa Clara Weekly writer Carolyn Schuk had “routinely” reported on a nonprofit arts organization that she founded and operates, according to the nonprofit’s website, without disclosing an apparent conflict of interest. We should have more precisely written that she wrote two bylined stories, which doesn’t necessarily add up to a routine, and that Weekly writers, including Schuk, wrote at least 10 stories about the Santa Clara Performing Arts Foundation over a three-year period. And while it is true that Fly asked if it was ethically appropriate for journalists to ask story subjects for money, we didn’t have any actual proof that writers were “shaking down sources for money” as we indelicately put it, or that Schuk personally benefitted in any way from the philanthropy. An attorney for Schuk notes that her client “receives no salary or any other sort of monetary compensation” from the nonprofit. We regret the errors.

Sunnyvale featherbeds city execs with giveaway housing loans BY JOSH KOEHN

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US VELASQUEZ doesn’t want to be late. He's a regular skilled worker, not a member of the city's elite executive team. So he drives to work in the dark. He sets out on a back road no later than 3:30am, which requires shaking off the cobwebs in the time it takes his wife to pack a lunch. Just west of Modesto he merges on to Highway 132, the first domino of five highways for his 79.5mile commute to Sunnyvale, where Velasquez works for the city’s water distribution division. It’s still dark by the time he pulls up to the yard, so he shuts off the engine and

goes to sleep, waiting to start work for the city he can’t afford to call home. This has been Velasquez’ routine for the bulk of his dozen years as a full-time city employee, following two years of temp work. Velasquez and his wife and two kids were forced to move away from Sunnyvale in 2005 after his landlord decided to renovate the apartment building and jack up the rent. He looked into getting belowmarket-rate (BMR) housing through the city, but the down payment proved to be cost-prohibitive. The rent-toown terms were also less than ideal. Velasquez turned to the Central Valley, where housing costs are dramatically cheaper than the South Bay. With rush hour traffic in the afternoons making the commute home “two hours on a good day,” he currently logs more than 800 hours on the road each year.

To put that into perspective, Velasquez annually spends an additional 20 workweeks behind the wheel—just so he can avoid rush hour and get home in time to have a conversation with his wife and sons before bed. The commute is wearing thin, especially when he sees himself putting in another 15 years before retirement, but it’s a bargain he accepts. “I love the job, the heavy work,” says Velasquez, who often clocks overtime and comes in for emergencies. “At the end of the day I feel like I’ve accomplished something.” What bothers Velasquez, and other Sunnyvale observers, is the staggering imbalance in the way the city has offered housing perks to its top executives. Records obtained by Metro show that a handful of director-level positions have benefited from loans that are practically impossible to find on the open market and could even be seen as a misuse of taxpayer funds. Deanna Santana, who became Sunnyvale’s city manager in 2014 after resigning as Oakland’s top administrator,


the city’s director of communications, refused to answer or return phone calls in the course of reporting this story. Santana has ignored all requests for an interview. Jim Griffith, a Sunnyvale councilman since 2010, declined to comment on the matter in a brief call. “The mayor speaks for the council on something like this,” he says. After requests for in-person interviews or phone calls were repeatedly turned down, Metro was able to reach Mayor Glenn Hendricks, who lists his cellphone number on the Sunnyvale website, presumably to make himself available to anyone interested in discussing city business. In a call that lasted one minute, Hendricks said he has “decided to not have this conversation” and will stick to a prepared statement. “I don't have time to talk right now, and the city has issued a statement, and I see you’re typing exactly what I’m saying.” Hendricks hung up a few seconds later. The mayor’s statement noted that Sunnyvale, “like many other cities, offers executive home loan assistance specifically as a benefit to help recruit for these much harder to fill classifications.” Interestingly, the city of Berkeley, which had just Santana 30,000 fewer people than Sunnyvale (147,000) as of 2013, last week gave its city manager, Dee Williams-Ridley, an $800,000 housing loan. The terms were 20 years at 3 percent interest. Lower-level jobs have more applicants, according to Hendricks’ statement, meaning there is no need to offer a better housing incentive. But Hendricks’ statement also notes that “the city would be open to considering this benefit should our employee associations request it as part of labor negotiations.” For a Sunnyvale employee like Gus Velasquez, who has been commuting across the state for a dozen years, the offer rings hollow. “It’s upsetting when you’ve been with a company, or city, like myself for so many years, and then you get someone who has been here one or two years and can afford to move here—I think it’s really unfair,” he says. “If I was given that opportunity I wouldn’t miss all that time with my kids. Even if they offered me a loan at 2 percent I would have been happy. It’s pretty upsetting to hear that they help the rich, and the poor people don’t get anything.”

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has been the biggest beneficiary of the housing assistance program. Despite missing her one-year window to obtain a loan through the city, which requires her primary residence to be in Sunnyvale, Santana’s contract was amended so she could obtain a loan on Feb. 22, 2016. The city attorney and Mayor Glenn Hendricks signed off on giving Santana a $1.1 million housing loan, with a mortgage set at 45 years and 0.655 percent interest. If that sounds like an impossibly good deal, that’s because it is, for almost anyone else. “As far as I’m concerned, that loan is practically free,” says Kimie Seaton, a Sunnyvale mortgage consultant with 13 years’ experience for Googain. “I would like that loan. I would be the only person writing mortgages in Sunnyvale if I had this loan available to my borrowers.” Santana, who also received $316,000 in salary in 2015, isn’t alone in receiving such a sweetheart deal. In 2012, public works director Kent Steffens got a 45-year, $697,500 loan with 0 percent interest the first five years before bumping to just 1.14 percent the rest of the way. HR director Teri Silva got a $450,000 loan in 2011 that runs 45 years and gets dinged at just 1.3 percent interest. Kristan Stadelman, who oversees employment development, received an $855,000 loan in 2009 that extends to 2054 and carries an interest rate of just 1.38 percent after accruing no points in the first five years. In an email, Sunnyvale spokeswoman Jennifer Garnett defended the loans as a recruitment tool while also noting that 22 other city staffers have also participated in the city’s housing loan program. However, none of these people received loans at such low interest rates or over such long windows of time. In the course of reporting this story, Metro also had trouble finding anyone familiar with 45-year housing loans. “They are forgoing a higher rate of return they could get from investing that money elsewhere,” says Seaton, who added that Sunnyvale’s costly housing market does require a significant investment. “In their defense, it is so expensive. If they’re trying to lure someone to our area, $1.1 million doesn't get you a very nice house. It might get you a really nice condo. It might get you a 1,100-square-foot starter home—and a significant mortgage payment.” Seaton’s point is well taken, but getting Sunnyvale officials to defend their executive housing loans has been a trickier proposition. Garnett,


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Can we help you? Experts sound off on 50 pressing questions regarding the state of marijuana in California By Jennifer Wadsworth, Josh Koehn and Nick Veronin

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VER SINCE CALIFORNIA legalized weed last year, we’ve smelled something special in the air. People are lighting up anytime, anywhere—at the bus stop and the coffee shop, during late-night shows and early morning walks on the trail. But as marijuana goes mainstream, there are still a number of questions. Like, is it really legal? Turns out that’s still a bit of a trick question.

We took it upon ourselves to get the skinny on some of the more complex quandries that recreational marijuana raises. We asked around in an effort to figure out everything from the difference between sativa and indica strains to where and when you can smoke pot legally. In the process we questioned a cop, the District Attorney’s office, the bassist for a local stoner rock band, the county health department, a medical marijuana lobbyist and the manager of a San Jose collective. Together, we hope our cannabis crowdsourcing helps answer any questions that come to mind.

The Brain Trust Sgt. David Woolsey, San Jose Police Department Division of Medical Marijuana Control Jeffrey Wilson, bassist for San Jose-based stoner metal outfit Kook Neil Ruditsky, general manager of Elemental Wellness Sean Kali-Rai, medical marijuana industry lobbyist Santa Clara County Public Health Department Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office

What is proper etiquette for smoking marijuana in public? SGT. DAVID WOOLSEY, SAN JOSE POLICE DEPARTMENT DIVISION OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA CONTROL Smoking or ingesting cannabis (this includes “vaping,” consuming edibles, or any other method of ingestion) in public is prohibited; violations are infractions punishable by up to a $100 fine. JEFFREY WILSON, BASSIST FOR SAN JOSE STONER METAL BAND KOOK I generally don’t, but at a show it might be more polite to use a vape pen. They don’t smell.

Where is it legal to smoke? Where is it illegal? SEAN KALI-RAI, LOBBYIST It’s legal to smoke in your home, it’s legal on private property and it’s not allowed in public places. Think cigarettes, but with more restrictions—it’s like a combination of the rules for alcohol and cigarettes. For public consumption, it’s like alcohol. You can’t have it in your car, you can’t be out in public with it, you can’t use it on a plane.

Can my employer fire me for smoking or failing drug test? NEIL RUDITSKY, GENERAL MANAGER OF ELEMENTAL WELLNESS Yes, an employer

can. But we believe cannabis is a worthy medicine and important to your overall wellness picture.

What do I realistically have to be doing for the feds to come after me? SEAN KALI-RAI It’s pretty straightforward. Selling to underage users, being too close to schools, parks, day care centers and churches, being a public nuisance, selling or being affiliated with gangs or organized crime, diverting drugs outside the state, that kind of thing. SGT. DAVID WOOLSEY Cultivation, possession, transportation, and


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manufacturing of cannabis and cannabis products are illegal under federal law.

pets, just like humans. A lot of our daily wear and tear is joint inflammation.

Can I medicate my children?

Should I care about THC?

SGT. DAVID WOOLSEY While a complicated and controversial area, the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 does not exclude minors—the short answer is yes, if the minor has consent from the parent or guardian and a valid doctor’s recommendation for the use of cannabis.

SGT. DAVID WOOLSEY Yes. THC is the psychoactive component in cannabis. Consuming too much THC could lead to unwanted effects, similar to how consuming too much (or more than intended) alcohol could lead to unwanted effects.

Can I medicate my dog?

JEFFREY WILSON You get more energy with higher THC content... but you also get high.

NEIL RUDITSKY Absolutely. In fact, you'll find properties of THCA and CBD which have complete anti-inflammatory properties which benefits canines and

Should I care about CBD? SEAN KALI-RAI There are many benefits for THC, but I think really that the untapped part of the whole cannabis experiment is the question of what are all the medicinal benefits of CBD. JEFFREY WILSON CBD’s been really interesting. Our drummer was born with a birth defect in his eyes. He’s technically legally blind. He’s on high CBD treatments and it helps him with his eyes. It’s been great for him.

Should I care whether it’s tested for pesticides? NEIL RUDITSKY Of course. Some people have compromised immune systems

so they need to be sure the medicine they're using is free of all contaminants to the best of our knowledge. JEFFREY WILSON I like to know where it’s grown and how it’s grown. For the extracts, I like to know how they’re extracted and whether they use solvents.

Should I know the difference between indica and sativa? NEIL RUDITSKY I find it a basic industry term and feel the better terms to use are terpenoids and cannabinoids.

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What is the most economical way to get high? NEIL RUDITSKY I guess the value for dollar is usually found in edibles, depending on the milligram versus THC content.

Will I get arrested for possessing pot?

JEFFREY WILSON I’ve been using the vape pens. I don’t know if it ends up being cheaper, but it seems like you use less.

Should I ever smoke out of a gravity bong? SEAN KALI-RAI I don’t think we had those in high school. I have no idea. JEFFREY WILSON I don’t. But if you’re up for it, go for it.

What’s the healthiest way to get high? NEIL RUDITSKY Consuming edibles. For seriously ill patients, suppositories. I would say using a full-plant capsule is probably the best.

What’s the best way to get high socially?

DOOBIES FOR DOGGIES Our sources confirm that it is fine to treat your pooch with pot.

NEIL RUDITSKY Pass a joint. JEFFREY WILSON Who cares? With whatever anybody is sharing.

Is weed worse than alcohol? NEIL RUDITSKY No! JEFFREY WILSON No. Absolutely not. The world would be a lot better place if everyone just smoked instead.

Is weed smoke worse than cigarette smoke? SANTA CLARA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT (SCCPHD) According to a number of recent scientific findings, marijuana smoke and tobacco smoke differ in their health effects. We know smoking tobacco can cause significant lung damage, including respiratory symptoms, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer, and is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Studies so far have failed to identify an association between cannabis smoke exposure and elevated risks of smoking-related cancers or pulmonary

disease. At this time there are not reliable estimates of the effects of very heavy marijuana exposure on the lungs.

Is weed addictive? NEIL RUDITSKY No. There are no physical addictive properties in cannabis other than your own mental addiction to it.

How long does it actually stay in a person’s system? SEAN KALI-RAI That depends on the size of the person, the metabolism, it depends on how much fat tissue you have, the dosage you’ve taken, and also if you’ve vaped or smoked versus taken edibles or administered some other way. The edibles tend to stay in the system a lot longer. NEIL RUDITSKY For habitual users, marijuana will stay in your system at least 28 days. For casual users, 24-72 hours.

Does weed make sex better? NEIL RUDITSKY Weed makes everything better.

What should I call it? (marijuana, cannabis, weed, pot) NEIL RUDITSKY That’s a good question. When people are referring to medicinal cannabis and talk about it as pot and weed, I’ve become offended. However, in a recreational setting, cannabis or marijuana would be appropriate. JEFFREY WILSON Yes.

Does weed make music better? JEFFREY WILSON It removes inhibitions. I don’t smoke when I play, but when I’m writing—when I want to go through a creative exercise—I like to get high then. It feels like I can just let go and

SGT. DAVID WOOLSEY Maybe. it depends upon the circumstances. Under state law, a person 21 years old or older may possess, transport, or give away (to another person 21 years old or older, with absolutely no money or consideration changing hands, even reimbursement for expenses) up to one ounce of dried cannabis flowers, or up to eight grams of concentrated cannabis, or cultivate up to six plants (per residence, not per person in the residence) and possess the amount of cannabis harvested from those six plants. But remember, there are prohibitions on where you can possess cannabis (for example, on school grounds) and how you possess cannabis (for example, possessing an open container of cannabis while driving, operating, or riding in the passenger seat or compartment of a motor vehicle, boat, vessel, aircraft, or other vehicle used for transportation). There are also local restrictions—for example, in San Jose, cultivating your six plants is prohibited outdoors. So no growing plants on open air balconies, or in backyards.

Should I hide smoking from my employer? NEIL RUDITSKY You should be on guard with whatever you share with your employer in the state of California.

Will smoking weed affect my insurance rate? SEAN KALI-RAI Can’t answer that authoritatively. But that would be a good thing to look into. I do know that you can’t possess a gun if you have a medical marijuana card. Also, there are some restrictions on organ donations. So if you’re a medical card holder or use cannabis, you may not be eligible for organ donations.

Should I tell my primary care physician? NEIL RUDITSKY Absolutely. Whether they approve or not, they should be

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laws—obtaining, possessing or providing cannabis is still federally illegal.

If I want to start my own pot business, who can I bank with? SEAN KALI-RAI Right now, you can’t bank with anyone. Banking is still federally prohibited for the industry.

How much pot am I allowed to grow? SGT. DAVID WOOLSEY An adult 21 years of age or older may cultivate up to six plants per residence, and possess the cannabis harvested from those plants, under the Adult Use of Marijuana Act of 2016. Under the Compassionate Use Act of 1996, a person with a doctor’s recommendation for medical cannabis may cultivate as much as is medically necessary for his or her medical condition. In San Jose, outdoor cultivation is prohibited (no growing plants on your balcony, porch or backyard).

Can I make my own shatter or extract?

COME CLEAN It is advisable to let your doctor know your weed regimen, at the very least to avoid potential drug interactions. aware of what you're putting into your body, and perhaps you have the opportunity to inform Western science.

Any significant drug interactions? SCCPHD Marijuana interactions with other drugs is a concern. Marijuana may increase the risk of bleeding when taken with certain drugs like aspirin, blood thinners and other drugs such as ibuprofen or naproxen. Marijuana may also affect blood sugar levels. People taking drugs for diabetes should be cautious about using marijuana and make sure they are monitored closely by a qualified healthcare professional. Marijuana may also cause low blood pressure and can also increase the amount of drowsiness caused by some drugs, barbiturates, narcotics, some antidepressants and alcohol. People using any medications should check the drug information and speak with a qualified healthcare professional, including a pharmacist, about possible interactions.

Driving under the influence—how do they measure intoxication? What penalties are there? SANTA CLARA COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE (DA) By a field sobriety test and an evaluation of someone’s inability to operate a motor vehicle safely using the totality of circumstances including: bad driving, an accident, objective symptoms of recent marijuana use, a blood test, amount of THC in one’s system. Penalties are the same as DUI.

We hear they are developing a breathalyzer. We’ve also heard there are specialized positions and training for officers to determine if someone is high. Is that true? DA Yes.

How do I obtain pot legally? NEIL RUDITSKY In Santa Clara County there are only 16 registered places to gain medical cannabis legally—until Jan. 1, 2018, when recreational adult use will be legal. However, most counties and municipalities have bans on the distribution and dispensing of cannabis at this current moment. SGT. DAVID WOOLSEY Currently, recreational (or nonmedical) cannabis sales are prohibited. You can legally obtain cannabis: 1. from a medical cannabis collective, if you have a valid doctor’s recommendation for cannabis and become a member of the collective; or 2. from another person, as long as there is no exchange of money or other consideration—they have to give it to you truly and absolutely free. It is expected that in 2018 state licenses will be issued to businesses for non-medical cannabis sales; however, non-medical sales are currently prohibited under San Jose’s local ordinance. The City Council would need to change the municipal code to allow for non-medical cannabis sales in 2018. And remember, this only applies to State

SGT. DAVID WOOLSEY Chemical extraction of cannabis is illegal, except under very stringent circumstances requiring multiple permits. Non-volatile methods of extraction, for example bubble-hash or rosin press, are acceptable.

Am I eligible for expungement if I have a record for marijuana possession? SEAN KALI-RAI Yes. That happened immediately after Prop. 64. Frankly, I think the social justice component of it really brought more votes in favor of Prop. 64. Everyone got tired of seeing people getting locked up for minor possession and minor violations and sending them to prison.

What do I need to know about using my Health Savings Account for buying weed? NEIL RUDITSKY I am aware of people who are doing this. I personally have an

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believe proper cultivators are concerned about the environment, as is every almond or avocado farmer in California.

Is it really as complex as wine? NEIL RUDITSKY Absolutely. In fact, I think you’ll see that cannabis—what we call vintage—next to the wine industry, individual strains and flowers are just like the individual varietals of grapes.

Should my weed make me paranoid? JEFFREY WILSON No. You can definitely fine-tune it now. For some people, it may never work. I’m definitely very sensitive to the differences and the different types. A lot of times it’s about your environment.

Can I die from too much pot? NEIL RUDITSKY Not to my knowledge. I don't believe there has been a recorded death from overdose of cannabis.

GROW YOUR OWN One of the best ways to obtain marijuana legally is simply to grow it at home—assuming you’re an adult over 21.

HSA; however, I have not chosen to do this.

cultivators have been able to manipulate conditions to give us a better product than what was available in the ’70s.

Can I get high from smoking my hemp bracelet?

JEFFREY WILSON We’re sciencing the shit out of it, which is great. I really like this controlled version of it. You can finetune the experience.

NEIL RUDITSKY No. Hemp is classified differently from cannabis.

Should I have a hemp bracelet? NEIL RUDITSKY Sure?

Why is pot illegal in the first place? How did it end up Schedule I? SEAN KALI-RAI Fear. When people fear things, they outlaw them. They did the same thing with alcohol. That’s what it always comes down to the public fear and political ambition.

Is pot getting stronger? NEIL RUDITSKY Yes. The connoisseur-

Do weed creams really work? NEIL RUDITSKY Yes, they most certainly do. Topical creams don’t enter into the bloodstream and provide a therapeutic, painrelieving effect that is better than Bengay.

What about weed oil tinctures? SEAN KALI-RAI That’s probably the fastest-growing part of this market. That middle to older age group that’s looking for the healthiest way to administer cannabis, they prefer the oils and tinctures because they don’t want to smoke anything.

Will weed ruin my memory? Can I take weed on a plane? DA No.

Can I drive over state lines with weed? SEAN KALI-RAI If it’s for personal consumption and it’s a small amount, that’s probably fine. But keep in mind that you’re getting into a gray area. It depends on where you’re going, too. If you take it to a state where it’s illegal, you could get prosecuted for trafficking. Every state has its own laws.

NEIL RUDITSKY I can’t remember. ... I’m in my late 40s and I forget things. Is that due to cannabis? I don’t know. JEFFREY WILSON I don’t think they have any science to say that it does. SCCPHD A number of studies and scientific evidence has shown that heavy, regular use of marijuana that begins during the pre-teen or teen years may lower a person’s IQ.

Is it legal to resell medical marijuana? SGT. DAVID WOOLSEY No.

Can I get high from just eating weed (not in butter or oil)? NEIL RUDITSKY Yes.

Is growing pot bad for the environment? (indoor versus outdoor) NEIL RUDITSKY No, I don't believe so. I

Is it legal to give away medical marijuana? SGT. DAVID WOOLSEY Persons 21 years of age or older may give away up to 1 ounce of dried cannabis flower or 8 grams of concentrated cannabis to other person(s) 21 years of age or older, as long as no money or other consideration is exchanged.


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of providing low-cost child care for low-income families to another agency altogether. At a public meeting a couple of weeks ago, county Executive JEFF SMITH said he’s worried about the agency’s poor fiscal health, which Metro first exposed after the CDE accidentally disclosed an internal memo about 4Cs’ mounting debt and declining revenues. “That makes us concerned as a contractor about whether they could survive,” Smith said, referring to the county’s payments to 4Cs to feed senior citizens at the Northside Community Center.

Lawsuit: Santa Clara Elections Discriminate CALL ME A soon-to-launch hotline aims to deploy grassroots volunteers as legal observers.

New Hotline Aims to Protect Undocumented Immigrants from Deportation BY JENNIFER WADSWORTH A newly formed coalition has a simple strategy to keep families from being torn apart by deportation. When U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducts a raid, the grassroots network Migra Watch will send people to show up and document what occurs. Those observations could serve as evidence in court. Migra Watch, which has been training people in Silicon Valley this past month, is about to launch a 24-hour hotline for families targeted by ICE to request a legal observer. This past weekend, scores of volunteers filed into the sanctuary of Alum Rock United Methodist Church in East Side San Jose to learn what to do if they’re summoned to help. “The immigration system has been working in the dark,” Luis Angel, an attorney for Pangea Legal Services,

told the audience. “But I believe that if the American people knew what was happening on the ground in their name, they would be outraged.” Once the hotline is up and running later this month, families targeted by ICE will be able to call the number and report their address to a dispatcher, who sends text messages to registered observers within a few-mile range. Those who are available will text that they’re on the way, and then head to the listed address to video, photograph and otherwise document the raid. The first order of business is to verify the raid, Angel said. If the report was a false alarm, the observers tell the dispatcher, who relays the message to the community. If there is indeed a raid, however, the observers collect as much information about it as possible. “This is unprecedented—no one

has recorded ICE before,” said Angel, who grew up undocumented. But he cautioned against engaging with officers on the scene. “ICE does not know the law,” he said. “You’re not going to win a legal argument with ICE. In the streets, you use common sense. You use street smarts. But you’re going to enforce your rights in court.” Documentation and eyewitness accounts can greatly affect the outcome of the ensuing deportation case, Angel explained. If he can convince a judge that ICE acquired evidence unlawfully, he said, the case could get thrown out. It also helps when the people targeted by ICE know their rights in the first place, Angel said. Thus, in addition to training legal observers, Migra Watch educates families of undocumented immigrants.

A lawsuit claims the city of Santa Clara’s at-large elections violate state law by systematically discriminating against Asian-Americans. The city’s winner-take-all system dilutes minority votes and has prevented Asian-Americans from ever being elected to the City Council, according to the complaint filed by retired social worker Wes Mukoyama. In 2016 alone, five Asian-American candidates lost despite the fact that almost 40 percent of the city and a third of its electorate is of Asian descent. The California Voting Rights Act prohibits at-large elections in jurisdictions with racially polarized voting patterns, which, according to the lawsuit, persist in Santa Clara. Not a single Asian-American has won a seat on the council since at least 1951, when Santa Clara adopted its city charter. Santa Clara spokeswoman Jennifer Yamaguma said switching to district elections would require a ballot measure to amend the city charter. But, she added, the city’s Ethics Committee has advised the council to reconvene the Charter Review Committee, which will ultimately decide whether to bring the measure to voters. Rubin called the city’s initiatory action “window dressing.” —Jennifer Wadsworth


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CASEY DONAHEW

Wed, 8pm, Free Cafe Stritch, San Jose

Wed, 7pm, $10-$15 Rodeo Club, San Jose

The guys in Dinners don’t like to make a fuss. Over the course of two excellent releases—their 2013 full-length debut, Black Rabbits, and the 2014 EP, Who is Lee B?—the San Jose indie rock quartet have kept it real by focusing on the music. Their Cafe Stritch shows are always a good time: just as much about booze and brotherhood as they are about the band’s fuzzy tangles of lo-fi riffs and slacker melodies. They take the Stritch stage for this week’s installment of Wax Wednesday. (NV)

Born in the Fort Worth suburb of Burleson, country singer and band-leader Casey Donahew is proud of his Lone Star State heritage—that much is clear in his ode to Texas, “One Star Flag.” The song’s accompanying video features scenes of bull riding, cattle wrangling and good-old country living. All that and one hell of a fiddle solo. Donahew got his start playing local bars in his hometown, building a following with his blend of roadhouse riffs and outlaw country swagger. His most recent record, 2016’s All Night Party, claimed the No. 3 spot on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart when it debuted last fall. (BS)

Diana San Juan Vicente Serna Benjamin Siepak NIck Veronin

ERIK GRIFFIN

IRINA KULIKOVA

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Fri, 7pm, Free Cukui, San Jose

Fri, 7:30pm, $20 The Improv, San Jose

San Jose lettering artist Alissa Rosete is flipping her world around—or at least her art. The illustrator-turned-graphic designer is taking words of admiration and some of silliness, and inverting them so they read as if you were viewing them from the other side of the glass. She creates her bold and finely detailed type by hand with ink, though her calligraphy game is so on point, it could pass as computer-generated. You can find Rosete’s typography emblazoned on the menus, signs and even the tip jars at Iguana’s, where she works on the marketing team. (VS)

Eric Griffin—a.k.a. Montez, the gruff, fun-loving cubicle jockey in Comedy Central’s Workaholics— is currently on tour, headlining clubs and college campuses across the country in support of his multiple comedic endeavors. In addition to putting up with Adam, Anders and Blake’s tomfoolery, he has a full-length comedy album, Technical Foul: Volume One, and will play the character of Ralph on Showtime’s upcoming dramedy, I’m Dying Up Here. Griffin has also appeared in NBC’s Comics Without Borders, Showtime’s Comics Unleashed and TNT’s Franklin & Bash. (BS)

OUT OF SLUMBER PARTY Fri, 6pm, Free Seeing Things Gallery, San Jose Hosted by Drew Roulette and Billy Barnes, this one-night benefit for local pediatric research will feature work by the organizing artists, as well as many more South Bay illustrators and painters. Metro contributors and masters of pen and ink Tad Malone and Jeremiah Harada will be showing—along with Carlos Agrillo, Sarah Collins, Megan Curry, Ben Henderson, Josh Bays, Myca Tran and more. Proceeds from sales of original art go to Stanford Children’s Health. The show will also feature live music and drinks. (NV)


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Apr 21 at The Ritz

THE WEEKND

Apr 28 at SAP Center

VECTOR HOLD

WWE PAYBACK

Apr 30 at SAP Center

ANJUNABEATS PRESENTS May 12 at City National Civic

GABRIEL IGLESIAS

May 13 at SAP Center

MARIACHI VARGAS

May 13 at City National Civic

U2: ‘JOSHUA TREE’ TOUR May 14 at Levi’s Stadium

CHRIS BROWN

May 18 at SAP Center

LADY ANTEBELLUM

May 27 at Shoreline Amphitheatre

VOODOO GLOW SKULLS June 1 at SAP Center

PINK FLOYD CONCERT EXPERIENCE

Jun 2 at City National Civic

DEAD & COMPANY

Jun 3-4 at Shoreline Amphitheatre

NKOTB, BOYZ II MEN

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OVERWATCH TOURNEY + SILENT DISCO Sat, 12pm, $5+ AFK Gamer Lounge Spend the day blasting your enemies with the squad, noshing on snacks and throwing back beers—then dance the night away as you revel in sweet, sweet victory. That could be you, if you and yours have what it takes to go all the way in AFK Gamer Lounge’s Overwatch tournament this Saturday. The day begins at noon, with check-in, and the tourney is slated to run until at least 8pm. That’s when the silent disco begins, with DJ Patrix, DJ Smoov and J.Slay all spinning all the jams. (NV)

Jun 4 at SAP Center

ROGER WATERS

Jun 7 at SAP Center

ENRIQUE IGLESIAS & PITBULL Jun 9 at SAP Center

IRINA KULIKOVA

SELENA TRIBUTE

VECTOR HOLD

Sat, Apr 15, 7:30pm, $25+ Trianon Theater, San Jose

Sat, 9pm, $15+ Back Bar SoFa, San Jose

Sat, 9pm, Free Caravan Lounge, San Jose

Consistently ranked as one of the best living classical guitarists in the world, Irina Kulikova comes to San Jose for the final concert of the South Bay Guitar Society’s 2016-17 concert season. She is known for her deft touch and ability to blend clarity with fluidity—striking out well-defined melodic and rhythmic lines without ever losing the flow of a composition. Over the course of her 22-year career, Kulikova has performed at some of the world’s most renowned concert halls, including Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow and the Oriental Arts Centre in Shanghai. (BS)

“Baila! Baila esta cumbia!” Since her passing, Latin pop superstar Selena Quintanilla—better known by her given name alone— remains one of the biggest influences in Latino music. To mark the late Selena’s 46th birthday, Sonido Clash is throwing a party at Back Bar SoFa, headlined by San Jose cumbia band Corazón Salvaje. The group’s contemporary-yettraditional sound echoes the vibe that Selena so expertly captured in the early ’90s. Hosted by Andrea Garcia, Mex Tape and a Selena impersonator, the third annual Selena birthday bash is fast becoming a can’t-miss fiesta. (VS)

“I played a lot of old school sidescrollers and button mashers back in the day,” says Pete Rice, the man behind Vector Hold. Rice is still punching plastic buttons, but now, instead of gunning for first place in Road Rash, Rice is using his Commodore Amiga 500 to craft the kind of blippy chiptune that might have soundtracked the early-’90s Sega Genesis motorcycle racing game—in an alternate and much more badass, heavy metal universe. His crunchy, nostalgia-heavy tracks are catching on in a major way, as he rides at the vanguard of a major synthwave revival, led by the likes of Carpenter Brut and S U R V I V E. (NV)

FUTURE & MIGOS

Jun 15 at Shoreline Amphitheatre

TOOL

Jun 21 at SAP Center

QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT Jun 29 at SAP Center

BRUNO MARS

Jul 20 at SAP Center

TIM MCGRAW & FAITH HILL Jul 29 at SAP Center

NEIL DIAMOND

Jul 30 at SAP Center

SAN JOSE JAZZ SUMMER FEST Aug 11-13 in Downtown SJ

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Earthbound BEASTS OF BURDEN Victor Cartagena’s paper mural, ‘Burrocracia,’ recalls ‘Guernica’ and Greek red-figure pottery.

Two new SJMA exhibits ponder our relationship with the land BY JEFFREY EDALATPOUR

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AURILIO MARAVILLA’S face is melting in an upstairs gallery at the San Jose Museum of Art. To be more precise, twelve molds of his face, all made from sugar, are in the process of decomposition. The faces, hanging in a row, are dyed a rich, earthen brown. As they react to the light, air and heat, dark purple splotches are breaking out like rashes. They are oozing out a sticky

liquid that catches on and stains the white stand beneath their chins. There’s a Grand Guignol quality to a roomful of severed, “bleeding” heads adorning a long white wall. But Beta Space: Victor Cartagena isn’t a Gothic expression of some artist’s solipsism. Beta Space is SJMA’s “experimental laboratory” where new work is commissioned to “reflect the diversity and innovative spirit of Silicon Valley.” In Victor Cartagena’s case, he researched the history of farm workers in Salinas. The artist met Maravilla, a 100-year-old Mexican immigrant who had once harvested sugar beet crops alongside Cesar Chavez. Sugar Face, the disintegrating molds, is the resultant work

acknowledging the contributions of immigrant labor and the hardwon fight for farmworker rights. Cartagena has created a compelling visual equivalent for the related hashtag #WeFeedYou. Covering the entire opposing wall is Cartagena’s arresting paper mural Burrocracia. The title is a play on words: the Spanish word for donkey is burro. The scene depicts a series of human and donkey figures colliding on a black background. In Cartagena’s composition, his bureaucracy is run by human beasts, punishing and being punished, in a Boschian picture of hell. With his use of black, the artist also repurposes the ancient Greek technique of red-figure pottery. Like those Greeks, he’s telling a story, but a large scale one whose narrative eschews order in favor of chaos. In addition to Beta Space’s attention to earth, another element is currently featured at SJMA—water.

Collectively, The Water Projects ask us to consider art as a vital connection to the environmental movement. Fragile Waters: Photographs by Ansel Adams, Ernest H. Brooks II, and Dorothy Kerper Monnelly displays a plethora of black and white photographs that seem to bottle up history with each framed and pristine body of water. Upstairs, The Darkened Mirror: Global Perspectives is a more contemporary and urgent response to an endangered resource. The international artists in this gallery employ film and video to focus on the (mis)use of water. At the entrance, Gerco de Ruijter’s photograph Source (2012) leads directly to his 4-minute stop motion film Cropped (2012). He compiled over a thousand Google Earth images of agricultural fields. All of which operate on an irrigation system that, from above, imprints circular patterns on the land. Michel Banabila’s electronic score lends an ominous overtone to the crop circles as they quickly flash by. The film doesn’t answer, it only asks the question: does this scarring harm the planet? Along with Vibha Galhotra’s video of India’s polluted Yamuna River, Manthan (2015), Jesper Just provides a less opaque response. Just’s 7-minute film Llano is set in an abandoned commune in the Southern California desert. Llano del Rio failed in 1918 because the inhabitants there were denied permits to create a water infrastructure. Just films the ruins left behind and, ironically, creates an artificial water system. At first, you can hear water running in the background until the camera slowly zooms out to show a system of pipes and hoses. The water spills over the rubble and into the parched earth. In each one of these films, The Darkened Mirror offers an engaging way to contemplate our relationship with water, one that’s as often as not wasteful and destructive.

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LOS ALTOS STAGE COMPANY Written by Dale Wasserman, adapted from the novel by Ken Kesey

April 13 – May 7, 2017 Bus Barn Theater • 97 Hillview, Los Altos 94022

SAN JOSE MUSEUM OF ART

8th Annual Poetry Invitational Thursday, April 20 7– 8 PM ( Galleries open 5 – 8:30 PM ) The annual poetry invitational is hosted by Arlene Biala, the poet laureate of Santa Clara County. Bay Area poets will read new work inspired by the art on view. Co-sponsored by SJMA and Poetry Center San Jose. Participating poets: Yaccaira Salvatierra Suzy Huerta Tshaka Menelik Imhotep Campbell

See what you think.

Sally Ashton Jarvis Subia Pranita Patel

Bill Cozzini Scorpiana Xlynn Michelle Duong

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BETWEEN FRIENDS Hope Gangloff shares her influences and intimate portraits of friends—without oversharing.

Painting What She Knows THE CANTOR ARTS Center is about to usher in a season of curation devoted to Hope Gangloff. In late May, the New York-based artist will be painting onsite. According to the Cantor, the public will have a chance to watch her “paint several large-scale, site-responsive portraits to hang along the lightfilled Atrium Balcony.” Additionally, Gangloff also plumbed the museum’s permanent collection to populate Hope Gangloff Curates Portraiture. As the title suggests, in this recently opened exhibit, Gangloff carefully arranges, and sometimes juxtaposes, several of her own portraits with a diverse range of works from the 16th to the 20th centuries. A casual observer can clearly make out the direct influence of the artists Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt in her Hope Gangloff portraiture, for which she’s primarily known.

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In Lake Minnewaska in June, 2013, a dark-haired woman Thru Sep 24, Free bends her body forward into a strange position of Cantor Arts Center, Stanford repose. She glumly stares out from the canvas, her foot firmly planted against a tree branch. A dense pattern of leaves and flowers drapes around her naked body. Her figure fills the entire length of the painting like many of Schiele’s and Klimt’s portraits. The physical elongation, coupled with an intricate background design, confers a similar sense of languor on these young bodies. But neither of these more obvious influences appears in the exhibit. Instead, Gangloff has chosen a healthy number of androgynous figures from the past. They encourage alternate readings of her work, even if the pairings are deliberate red herrings. Frank Duveneck’s Head of an Italian Girl (c. 1886-1887) hangs next to Lake Minnewaska in June. If the painting had been untitled, the girl could easily pass as one of Caravaggio’s boys. It’s her wary expression, though, that resonates with Gangloff, not her gender fluidity. In an explanatory note, the Cantor described her process like this: Gangloff “adamantly insists that she will only paint people she knows, calling the act of portrait-painting a ‘personal exchange’ between subject and artist.” Her blue and green skin tones suggest an uncertain intimacy, being close enough to see the veins but not what makes them turn red when they happen to get cut. They also tend to withhold more than they reveal. Gangloff paints like a friend who is good at keeping secrets. She chooses the physical details of a subject’s room to tell the story rather than relying on perfecting facial expressions. On the one hand, you only learn superficial details about her friends and acquaintances. On the other, you admire her ability to capture them and wonder what exactly she’d capture, and leave out, about you. —Jeffrey Edalatpour


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GOLFER’S DIGEST Jack Lowden plays Tommy Morris—a low-born Scottish caddy, who rises beyond his station to change golf forever.

One of golf’s first greats gets the biopic treatment in ‘Tommy’s Honour’ BY RICHARD VON BUSACK

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HE TITLE OF Tommy’s Honour—“It’s your honor, Your Honor,” as that line to Ted Knight goes in Caddyshack—puns on the superior golf skills and the integrity of the sport’s early champion Tommy Morris Jr. His feats are still in the record books nearly 150 years later.

This biopic, which played at Cinequest this year, is directed by

Jason Connery. He’s the son of Sean, one of Earth’s most dedicated golfers. Connery was also the star of one of the movies’ most deathless golfing scenes in Goldfinger (1965) in which the fat, ruthless and orange-hued villain (Gert Froebe) reveals his bad character at the course in Stoke Park, Buckinghamshire. Best to avoid the armchair psychologizing about Jason’s own feelings toward his father Tommy Sr., even if the movie concerns the relationship between a strict Scottish elder and his son. In the middle of Victoria’s reign, Tommy Morris (Peter Mullen) was the greens keeper at St. Andrews, a ball maker and club-designer. He’s

a tradesman surrounded by snide gentleman. He’s salaried, but makes extra caddying for the gentry. His take-home depends on how much the players want to tip him during their side bets during the game. Summing up, his son the young Tommy (Jack Lowden) says “My work is to empty the pockets of crap golfers.” Later on, at a Hogmanay party, he and his friends dedicate themselves to being “Buccaneers of golf.” Connery excels in showing the changing of times, the shifting from the early to the middle Victorian era over the course of the young Tommy’s short life. The early days of golf seem full of the kind of rule-bending and scuffles key to early prize-fighting and baseball. Even in the course of just these two decades, the 1860s and 1870s, we can see the world getting richer and stodgier. The sport heads south to England,

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which means an increase in traffic from rich lordly Brits to the golf course. There is a Thomas Hardy-like quality to the romance in the film: the young Tom’s courtship of a slightly older lady. Margaret called Meg (Ophelia Lovibond), gives Tommy’s Honour some sauce; she’s quite fetching in lemon-yellow clothing, and she has one of those cantilevered mouths that doesn’t quite conceal her fine teeth. She lets some sun into an overcast movie, and that’s good. A golf film ought to be more than just whiskery gents in top hats glowering at a ball hit far into the rough. An end title crawl mentions the fact that golf is “now enjoyed by 60 million people”—the politically resentful might add, “who control the destinies of the other 6.94 billion in the world.” Connery discusses the snobbery embedded in the roots of the game—denied by some, and proven by that joke about the white fans of Tiger Woods in Get Out. He’s talking about something golf movies usually don’t address. The ever-underrated Sam Neill, as the chair of St. Andrews, is there to remind Tommy of his roots. This grandson of a loom weaver better not get above his breeding: “Your station in life was set before you were born, young Morris!” At 69, Neill looks terrific in muttonchops and a crimson coat, tuned up to day-glo by the color correcting. He was believable, even if the way the point is expressed isn’t. As in all scenes of prejudice, it’s not what’s said but what’s insinuated. Tommy’s Honour is best at outlining procedures, such as the development of refinements to the cudgels: the elder Morris designing grooves on the heavy end of the club to prevent a wet ball from going out of bounds, and a flat bottom to keep inept golfers from ploughing up the turf. But the script had its share of anachronisms—observing a new kind of stroke on the field, an onlooker says “Wait! What did I just see?” as if he lived in 2017. Sadly, in this movie, you tend to know what you’re going to see before you see it.


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Revivals THE GHOST SHIP/CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE

(1944/1943) Likely the least popular of the Val Lewton movies revived this April, primarily because it was out of circulation for decades due to legal matters—the plot has a nodding resemblance to Jack London’s The Sea Wolf. Secondly, there’s the matter of the ship in question being utterly free of ghosts… though there is a demon, of sorts, in it. That’s Captain Will Stone, played by the warm and broad-faced early talkies actor Richard Dix. He’s a well-liked skipper, but his firmness turns out to be the first sign of mania. His motto “Who does not heed the rudder shall meet the rock,” might be a lesson to the crew, but it’s lost on Stone—the captain’s hands are white-knuckled on the rudder, and only one ship’s officer (Russell Wade) sees the wreck coming. The treatment of megalomania can be compared, in its perceptiveness, to Nicholas Ray’s Bigger Than Life; it’s a bit overwritten in interior monologues by a wharfside mute (Skelton Knaggs, whose face is as strange as his name), but it’s a one-of-a-kind film with a tragic mood that is not easily shaken. BILLED WITH Curse of the Cat People. See our review of this odd and engrossing film on this page. (Apr 14-16, Stanford Theatre.) (RvB)

SAMURAI COP

(1989) Mystery Science Theater 3000 vets Mike Nelson, Bill Corbett and Kevin Murphy—DBA as RiffTrax—try to make sense of this 1990s bon-bon about a San Diego cop with cinema’s greatest mullet, who travels to L.A. on a sword-swinging rampage of justice. You might remember Amir Shervan from such Iranian films as The Owner of Hell and Trees Die Standing. When he came to America, he was ready to raise this pimple on the butt of Lethal Weapon. Its tagline: “You have the right to remain silent… DEAD SILENT!” Who is Samurai Cop? His name is Joe Marshall (Matt Hannon). He speaks fluent Japanese, taught to him by the mysterious denizens of that faraway land. The leader of the Katana—presumably worse than the Yakuza themselves—want to cut off Joe’s head and put it on their piano. Dialogue goes from idiomatic to just plain demotic (“You sons of a bitches!”), but this thrifty, completely shot-in-

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Now Playing LADY DYNAMITE

Revisiting Maria Bamford’s outlandishly funny show, it’s a surprise how naked and dense it is—it’s one of the best TV programs anyone’s made about their mental illness, and even more hilarious the second time around. (Even if it’s a comedy, it’s not easy to watch with one eye on the TV and one eye on something else—it’s very fast.) Bamford, who in real life endures bipolar II disorder, portrays herself as a playfully scary kind of pixie who makes a mint doing cartoon voice acting. But this isn’t all Robin Williams speedballing. The show doesn’t avoid the manic girl’s crashes of suicidal downtime, and the contrast of chirpy excitement with blue-tinted scenes of slumping in some Duluth clinic, waiting forever to get better. Her two-sided state is mirrored in her artistic representation; lively but obscene agent Karen Grisham (Ana Gasteyer) versus sad-sack manager Fred Melamed (the wife-stealing title character of the Coen Brothers’ A Serious Man) who among other things, tries to lend Maria out to the most bizarre Japanese TV commercial since The Simpsons’ Mister Sparkle. The buttery-voiced Melamed continues a trad started by Monty Woolley and continued by Paul Bartel, of portly, well-spoken cravenness, and double-takes you could read on the Richter scale. Bamford approaches her own exploits with great honesty. One admires the guts it took to do the bridge-burning anecdotes about her TV commercial work for a Target-like store, where the glitter of her madness was sold as a shopper’s twinkling enthusiasm for bargains. The scenes of her being the spokesperson for a unionbusting campaign in Mexico gives this show all the more political heft than the run of the mill back-tothe (brick) wall confessional. The cast is a joy, including the large and in charge Bridget Everett and the meek and slow on the draw Lennon Parham doing a lady version of the hostile Walter/Donnie friendship from The Big Lebowski. (Netflix) (RvB)

CAT CRAZY Playing for a few days at Stanford Theatre, ‘Curse of the Cat People’ is worth seeing.

Sleepy Hollow DESPITE THE SNAZZY title, 1944’s Curse of the Cat People has as much pity and tears in it as chills. Young Amy (the excellent Ann Carter) lives in Tarrytown’s Sleepy Hollow. She’s too strange a 6-year-old to make friends. Her elderly neighbor Mrs. Farren (Julia Dean) who is an old actress and perhaps demented, gifts Amy with a ring. After being joshed by the family’s servant (the noted calypso singer Sir Lancelot) about the magic wishing rings they had back in Jamaica, Amy wishes up a companion. She’s a lovely lady dressed like Queen Guinevere: “I come from a place of great darkness and deep peace,” says this apparition, who is called Irena (Simone Simon). Those who saw The Cat People remember Irena, destroyed by her belief that she was a werepanther; the doomed woman was Amy’s father’s first wife. Curse of the Cat People wasn’t a hit, and it’s hard to imagine a world where it would be one. It was a troubled film, with editor Robert Wise debuting as a director after he was assigned to take over the Val Lewton production. A slight bit more time for one arc of the story to develop would have helped. Yet, given the lushness of the visuals, and the surmise caused by the shadow of flapping

curtains at night, it’s rich looking for a low-budget, no-star movie. The too-littleknown photographer Nicholas Musuraca The Curse of the (The Spiral Staircase, Cat People Out of the Past) consistently reminds Unrated; 70 Mins. us that this film was Apr 14-16 made at the studio Stanford Theatre, that had made Citizen Palo Alto Kane just a couple of years previously. Elizabeth Russell, who plays Mrs. Farren’s scorned daughter Barbara, may be the best adult actress here. She’s very pitiable, weathering the scorn of her theatrical mother, who either through fancy, senility, or cruelty keeps calling her an impostor. The Curse of the Cat People delivers old dark house terror, with the serious as cancer concluding moment of a woman slowly mounting the stairs, with murder in her eye. And yet, in its psychologically incisive study of a child’s imagination, Curse… could be describe as a somber, classical version of the story of the vanishing of Bing Bong in Inside Out (though it might make a better pairing with Coraline). —Richard von Busack


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Cusswords WAY TOO REAL Are we taking Too Short too seriously?

A dialectic on Too Short and one of hip-hop’s favorite words BY JOHN FLYNN

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S THE CROWD waited for Rihanna to take the stage at the SAP Center last year, the opening DJ put on Too Short’s banger, “Blow the Whistle.” Being a local anthem of sorts, Short’s song got people out of their seats to dance and sing along—never louder than when the East Bay rapper called out, “What’s my favorite word?” The crowd lustily responded, “Biiiiitch.”

This could just be privileged hand-wringing from another think piece-prone white guy, but the direct, triumphant nature of the line still

makes me cringe a bit. A decade after the song’s 2006 release, the track mostly holds up. But in these wokest of times, that moment sticks in my craw. I’m not particularly sure why, because Short’s favorite word hasn’t dropped from rap’s vocabulary. Hip-hop’s reigning social conscience, Kendrick Lamar, made it central in “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe,” the fourth single off his heralded debut, Good Kid M.A.A.D. City. It’s the first word in Vince Staples’ “Norf Norf,” an unflinchingly poignant tale of senseless violence in his native Long Beach. Father and philanthropist Chance the Rapper sprinkles it liberally through his radio single, “No Problem.” And Migos scored their biggest hit to date, “Bad and Boujee,” by using the word to describe their loyal ladies. So in terms of using a bad word, Short’s in good company.

A prolific artist, Short will release his 20th full-length album—The Pimp Tape—later this year. He possesses a bouncy, fun flow and gives a better live show than many contemporaries. But if you rap along, then you have little choice but to engage in a little transitive property misogyny, especially in his new album’s first single, “Ain’t My Girlfriend.” Featuring three, big-right-now names, Ty Dolla $ign, Jeremih and French Montana, the track rehashes the tired trope of treating women like powerless playthings. Still, I doubt the dance floor clears when it comes on in the club. Critics who dismiss rap whole cloth for its disrespect toward women miss the rich forest for a diseased tree. Still despite the often Drake-eclipsing success of Nicki Minaj, these attitudes have stuck around longer than homophobia, which has been fading since Eminem and Elton John’s incredibly awkward “See, we’re cool!” moment. And of late, it has been almost entirely blown up by Young Thug’s androgyny and Frank Ocean’s sexual openness. As media has shifted online,

traditionally underheard voices have gained platforms and pushed many to reconsider the impact of words, particularly those used to demonize the marginalized. So it’s a little strange to see hip-hop, today’s biggest, most flexible genre, struggle to keep up with the widely accepted idea that Short’s favorite word shouldn’t be thrown around so casually. And perhaps a lot of it is in the inflection. As rap has grown, so has its uses for “bitch.” Sometimes, a rapper uses the word to flesh out a character. Or it’s slipped into a string of boasts too ludicrous to be literal. Or it’s deployed phonetically because it’s an punchy syllable that handily rhymes with “rich.” Or it’s preceded by “bad” as a term of admiration—or empowerment, if it’s a female rapper. But too often, it’s used to question the masculinity of a competitor, or to describe an unequal relationship with a woman, as Short & Co. do in “Ain’t My Girlfriend.” America has a history of glorifying independent men who casually dispatch foes and attract myriad women willing to do just about anything to occupy the same space as they do. Rappers fit the mold. They’re modern-day cowboys who have (mostly) swapped bullets for bars. From Jesse James to Henry Hill to 50 Cent, we’ve been spoon-fed these men as protagonists from before we started forming memories. So really, hip-hop’s misogyny is just a symptom of a country where 63 million voted to be represented by a man who said more objectionable things into a hot mic than any rapper ever has. Look. When we put in Grand Theft Auto, we don’t play as the pedestrian. Rappers, including Too Short, invite projection into a longadmired American archetype. It’s fun to hear these chest-thumping words, memorize them and say them as though they’re your own. It’s tragic if you act on them. But there will always be millions of young men, alone in their room, asking the mirror, “you talkin’ to me?” The answer is obvious.

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THE BACK BAR SOFA Every Wed, 9pm: Open Mic Cypher, feat. Hip-hop, Jungle, Soul, Reggae, Dubstep, Trap, BreakBeat, House and more. Thu, Apr 13: Too $hort. Sat, Apr 15: Selena Party. San Jose.

BRANHAM LOUNGE Fri, 10:30pm: Quality Control (indie, rock and hip hop). Every Thu, 10pm: The Weekend Warmup with DJ Sean Black. San Jose.

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Thu, Apr 13, 8pm: Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite

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Every Mon: Live Music Jam with Dana’s Band. Every Tue: Karaoke / Open Mic Every Wed: Live Music Jam Funk with Michael “B” Band. Every Thu: Live Music Jam Funk with Vicious Groove. Every Sun: Live Music Jam with Michael “T”. Sunnyvale.

Every Wed: DJ Hank. Every Thu: DJ Maniakal. Fri, Apr 14, 10pm: Superbad. Sat, Apr 15, 10pm: DJ Brotha Reese. San Jose.

BRITANNIA ARMS DOWNTOWN Every Thu: DJ Benofficial. Every Fri: DJ Radio Raheem. Every Sat: DJ Ready Rock. San Jose.

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Wed, Apr 12, 8pm: Dead War and No Room In Hell. San Jose.

Thu, Apr 13, 6pm: PS3 Band. Fri, Apr 14, 7pm: Hootenanny! Sat, Apr 15, 7pm: Bodacious. Sun, Apr 16, 12pm: Otilia. San Jose.

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Every Sun, 4pm: Novak-Nanni Duo. San Jose.

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Wed, Apr 12, 8:30pm: For the Win, Rookie of the Year, The New Low, Nothing Planned. Cupertino.

Every Mon: Tooth and Nail DJ Night. Every first Tue of the month 9:30 pm: Not So Trivial Tuesday Rock DJ Set. Thu, Apr 13: Bailamela DJ Night-Oldies, Cumbia, Bootyshake with Mare E. Fresh. Fri, Apr 14: Rikkha, Boss’ Daughter and M Section. Sat, Apr 15, 9pm: Vector Hold, Zerowolf and B/I/R/T/H/D/ A/Y. Tue, Apr 18: Circus Of Sin with Some Guy. San Jose.

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Every Thu: Banda La Unica. Every Fri, 6:30pm: Mariachi Mariachismo, 9:30pm: DJ Norman. Every Sat: Las Mejores Bandas De La Bahia. Every Sun: 4pm-8pm: Edith Del Sol. San Jose.

Every Wed, 10pm: College Night DJ. Every Thurs, 10pm: Karaoke. Every Fri & Sat: Live Music or DJ. Santa Clara.

First and Second Fri, 9:30pm: Live PRO Jam. Third and Fourth Fri: Live bands. Santa Clara.

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ANGELICA’S BISTRO EAST COAST ALICE Live music every Fri and Sat. Saratoga.

MOJO LOUNGE Most Fri/Sat: Live Music. Every Sun, 7pm: Acoustic Jam. Every Tue, 8pm: Aki Kumar’s Band. Every Thurs: Fireball Thursdays with DJ Mist. Fremont.

Every Sun: Live Jazz Show. Thu, Apr 13, 7:30pm: Grupo Falso Baiano, The Renegades. Fri, Apr 14, 7:30pm: Trez Maschine, Japanese Juice Club, Fate Under Fire. Tue, Apr 21, 7:30pm: At Jazz at Art Boutiki. San Jose.

BLUE NOTE LOUNGE Every Tue, 8:30pm: Tuesday Night Blues. Every Fri, 8:30pm: Oldies. Every Sun: Jazz or Blues. Milpitas.

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PRO TIPS Heading to Indio this weekend or next? Be prepared.

Do You Even Coachella? IF YOU’RE PLANNING to make the epic sojourn from the Bay Area to Coachella, here are some things you should know. Take it from us. We’ve been around the Polo Fields a few times. SHOWER EARLY You’re gonna want to beat the rush. Also: be prepared for broken shower doors and grungy shower floors. Don’t be brave. Wear sandals. JUST PARK IT Don’t worry so much about being the first car to arrive at camp. The car camping placement system doesn’t exactly assure the first cars the best spots. It’s really the luck of the draw.

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EASE INTO IT Relax on Thursday. There’s no need to go

hard from the jump. It’s a long festival and you’re gonna want to be able to turn up for Kendrick on day three. BE SHADY The sun is for real in Indio, and when the crowd gets lit, the dust can be harsh as well. Wear a bandana or something to cover your face in the EDM tents and protect your neck out on the polo fields.

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DON’T SWEAT THE BIG STUFF If you’re there, you’ll see Radiohead, Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar. There’s no need to spend all day staking out a spot only to get overrun by the hoard come showtime. MIND THE SMALL-FONT BANDS Don’t limit yourself to only seeing artists you know. If you don’t fall in love with at least one band you’ve never heard before, you’re doing it wrong. BRING MUNCHIES Think you have enough food and drinks? Double it. Beers

are at least $11 and food ain’t cheap either. SWOOP ON SWAG If you want to buy Coachella merchandise, get it Friday. The best and most popular merch will sell out fast. HANGOVERS Request Monday off from work. A 10-hour car ride is no way to recover from three days in the desert. IT’S IN THE DESERT Get yourself a Camelback and wear sunscreen. LOSING IT It’s so frustrating trying to find your friends when you barely

even know where you are at. Rely on nobody. You will lose your friends. You will lose yourself. DRUGS You shouldn’t do drugs, but you definitely shouldn’t do drugs that you bought from a festival weirdo. DON’T BE A DOUCHE It’s not cool to wear a feather headdress. —Benjamin Siepak


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Every Tue: MikeB Interactive Jam. Wed-Sun: Live Music. Every Fri: Latin Rock Nights. San Jose.

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Lounge Comedy Show with host Mr. Walker. San Jose.

SAM'S BBQ

Every first Tue of the month, 6pm: Bean Creek. Every second Tue of the month, 6pm: Carolina Special. Every second Wed of the month, 6pm: Dark Hollow. Every third Tue of the month, 6pm: Cabin Fever. Every first and third Wed of the month, 6pm: Sidesaddle and Co. Every fourth Wed of the month, 6pm: Loganville. San Jose.

Open Mic/ Comedy ANGELICA’S BISTRO

Every Tue, 7:30pm Open Mic. Hosted by Pete Sommer. Redwood City.

BACK BAR

Every Wed, 8pm: New Talent Showcase. Thu, Apr 13, 8pm; Fri, Apr 14, 9pm; Sat, Apr 15, 7pm and 9:30pm: Sarah Tiana. Sunnyvale.

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Sun-Thu, 9pm: Karaoke. Fri-Sat, 7pm: Karaoke. San Jose.

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Fri-Sat, 8pm: Karaoke. San Jose.

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THE BEARS

Fri, 9pm: Karaoke w/DJ Rob. San Jose.

Every Wed, 9pm: Open mic. San Jose.

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BLUE PHEASANT

Fri: Karaoke Fridays. Sunnyvale.

Thu, 7pm: Thursday night open mic. San Jose.

Tue, 8pm: Karaoke. Cupertino.

CAFFE FRASCATI

Wed, 9pm: Karaoke. Sunnyvale.

Every Tue, 7pm: Open mic. Every Wed, 7:30pm: Commedia Comedy Night. San Jose.

CAMERA 3

Fri, 9pm, Sat, 7pm and 9:15pm: Comedy Sportz. San Jose.

CARAVAN

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BOGART’S LOUNGE

BOULEVARD TAVERN

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BRIT ARMS ALMADEN

Every Wed, 10pm: Karaoke w/ DJ Hank. Every Sun, 10pm: Karaoke w/DJ Hank. San Jose.

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Soul Revue. Fri, Mar 24, 8pm: Saboricua. Redwood City.

Every Second and Fourth Wed, 7pm: Scott Goldberg. Every Thu, 7:30pm: Aki’s Original Thursday Night Blue Jams. Campbell.

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BRIT ARMS DOWNTOWN

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THE CARAVAN

Sun: Sunday Fun Day Karaoke with KJ Matt. Mon: Mandatory Monday Karaoke with KJ Nik. San Jose.

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Fri-Sat, 10pm: Karaoke. Santa Clara.

Fri-Sat: DJ or Live Entertainment. The Island Grill. San Jose.

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Mon, 8pm: Karaoke. Woodside.

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GILROY BOWL

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LOFT BAR AND BISTRO SHERWOOD INN

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THREE FLAMES RESTAURANT

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SAN PEDRO SQUARE MARKET

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KING OF CLUBS

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MARIANI’S

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I love my boyfriend; however, I feel bad that he never buys me presents. He did when we were dating, and he buys himself extravagant stuff. But he got me nothing for my birthday and only some trinkets for Christmas because I made a stink. When I’ve brought up the gifts issue, he’s implied that I’m materialistic. However, what matters to me is not the cost but that he’s thinking of me. Is my desire for gifts somehow shallow?—Coal Digger Once again, it’s Christmas. Ooh, ooh, what’s that under the tree?! Once again…it’s the floor. Many men sneer at the importance their ladies place on getting gifts from them, deeming it a sign of female emotional frailty. What these men aren’t taking into account is that the differences that evolved in male and female psychology correspond to differences in male and female physiology. To put this another way, women—disproportionately—are into getting gifts from romantic partners for the same reason men (disproportionately) are into watching strippers. (“All the better to pass one’s genes on with, my dear!”) Because, for a woman, sex can lead to pregnancy (and a hungry kid to drag around), female emotions evolved to act as a sort of alarm system, making a woman feel crappy when there are signs a man’s commitment may be waning. (Wanting to feel better makes her take corrective action—pressing him to put up or get out.) However, a man’s being willing to give gifts suggests a willingness to “invest” (beyond 2.6 minutes of foreplay and a teaspoon of sperm). Accordingly, evolutionary behavioral scientist Gad Saad believes that gift-

giving evolved as a “distinctly male courtship strategy.” Though women do give gifts to romantic partners, they tend to wait till they’re in a relationship and then do it to “celebrate” being together. Saad’s research finds that men, on the other hand, “are much more likely to be tactical in their reasons for offering a gift to a romantic partner”— like, in the courtship phase, to get a woman into bed. (Of course, if a woman wants to get a man into bed, she doesn’t need to give him a present to unwrap; she just starts unbuttoning her top.) Explain the science to your boyfriend. You don’t have a character deficiency; you just want him to show his love in the way that works for you. That’s what people who love each other do—even if they, say, believe the gift of their side salad at dinner should be gift enough. Besides, you aren’t demanding, “‘Tiara of the Week!’ or I’m gone!” You’d just like occasional little “thinking of you” prezzies and somewhat bigger ones on Official Girlfriend Holidays (birthdays, anniversaries, etc.). Ultimately, these are not just gifts but messages that making you happy is worth an investment of money and effort— beyond what he’s been putting in to run out and get his wallet wired shut just in time for your birthday.

My fiancee and I were driving my drunk friend home from a party. He was saying rude things to her, but I knew he was just wasted and didn’t mean them, so I didn’t say anything. I thought my fiancee would also shrug it off, but she was mad and hurt that I didn’t stand up for her. Is it that big a deal? Couldn’t she have stood up for herself?—Middleman Yes, there’s actually more to being an ideal partner to a woman than being able to unhook a bra with your teeth. A woman today may be perfectly capable of defending herself—with her big mouth or her big pink handgun. However, she has an emotional operating system pushing her to go for men who show an ability and a willingness to protect her. This comes out of how, over millions of years of evolution, certain ladies’ children were

more likely to survive and pass on their mother’s genes (and the psychology that rides along). Which children? Those whose mothers chose men who’d do more in an attack than, well, effectively crawl under the car seat and wish all the awfulness would stop. Your fiancee probably still feels resentful. If, in looking back, you would’ve done things differently, tell your fiancee. Then pledge that going forward, you’ll be more protective.

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TAURUS (April 20-May 20): It's closing time.

You have finished toiling in the shadow of an old sacred cow. You've climaxed your relationship with ill-fitting ideas that you borrowed from mediocre and inappropriate teachers once upon a time. And you can finally give up your quest for a supposed Holy Grail that never actually existed in the first place. It's time to move on to the next chapter of your life story, Taurus! You have been authorized to graduate from any influence, attachment, and attraction that wouldn't serve your greater good in the future. Does this mean you'll soon be ready to embrace more freedom than you have in years? I'm betting on it.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): The heaviest butterfly

on the planet is the female Queen Victoria’s birdwing. It tips the scales at 2 grams. The female Queen Alexandra’s birdwing is the butterfly with the longest wingspan: over 12 inches. These two creatures remind me of you these days. Like them, you're freakishly beautiful. You're a marvelous and somewhat vertiginous spectacle. The tasks you're working on are graceful and elegant, yet also big and weighty. Because of your intensity, you may not look flightworthy, but you're actually quite aerodynamic. In fact, your sorties are dazzling and influential. Though your acrobatic zigzags seem improbable, they're effective.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Picasso had mixed feelings about his fellow painter Marc Chagall, who was born under the sign of Cancer. "I'm not crazy about his roosters and donkeys and flying violinists, and all the folklore," Picasso said, referring to the subject matter of Chagall's compositions. But he also felt that Chagall was one of the only painters "who understands what color really is," adding, "There's never been anybody since Renoir who has the feeling for light that Chagall has." I suspect that in the coming weeks, you will be the recipient of mixed messages like these. Praise and disapproval may come your way. Recognition and neglect. Kudos and apathy. Please don't dwell on the criticism and downplay the applause. In fact, do the reverse! LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): "Go Tell It on the Mountain" is the title of an old gospel song, and now it's the metaphorical theme of your horoscope. I advise you to climb a tall peak—even if it's just a magic mountain in your imagination—and deliver the spicy monologue that has been marinating within you. It would be great if you could gather a sympathetic audience for your revelations, but that's not mandatory to achieve the necessary catharsis. You simply need to be gazing at the big picture as you declare your big, ripe truths. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): If you were a snake, it

would be a fine time to molt your skin. If you were a river, it would be a perfect moment to overflow your banks in a spring flood. If you were an office worker, it would be an excellent phase to trade in your claustrophobic cubicle for a spacious new niche. In other words, Virgo, you're primed to outgrow at least one of your containers. The boundaries you knew you would have to transgress someday are finally ready to be transgressed. Even now, your attention span is expanding and your imagination is stretching.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Before visiting Sicily for the first time, American poet Billy Collins learned to speak Italian. In his poem "By a Swimming Pool Outside Siracusa," he describes how the new language is changing his perspective. If he were thinking in English, he might say that the gin he's drinking while sitting alone in the evening light "has softened my mood." But the newly Italianized part of his mind would prefer to say that the gin "has allowed my thoughts to traverse my brain with greater gentleness" and "has extended permission to my mind to feel a friendship with the vast sky." Your assignment in the coming week, Aries, is to Italianize your view of the world. Infuse your thoughts with expansive lyricism and voluptuous relaxation. If you're Italian, celebrate and amplify your Italianness.

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consider the possibility that this can serve as a useful metaphor for you, Libra. Is there a place that has been a sanctuary for you, but has begun to lose its magic? Is there a traditional power spot from which the power has been ebbing? Has a holy refuge evolved into a mundane hangout? If so, mourn for a while, then go in search of a vibrant replacement.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Most people throw

away lemon rinds, walnut shells, and pomegranate skins. But some resourceful types find uses for these apparent wastes. Lemon rind can serve as a deodorizer, cleaner, and skin tonic, as well as a zesty ingredient in recipes. Ground-up walnut shells work well in facial scrubs and pet bedding. When made into a powder, pomegranate peels have a variety of applications for skin care. I suggest you look for metaphorically similar things, Scorpio. You're typically inclined to dismiss the surfaces and discard the packaging and ignore the outer layers, but I urge you to consider the possibility that right now they may have value.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You're growing too fast, but that's fine as long as you don't make people around you feel they're moving too slowly. You know too much, but that won't be a problem as long as you don't act snooty. And you're almost too attractive for your own good, but that won't hurt you as long as you overflow with spontaneous generosity. What I'm trying to convey, Sagittarius, is that your excesses are likely to be more beautiful than chaotic, more fertile than confusing. And that should provide you with plenty of slack when dealing with cautious folks who are a bit rattled by your lust for life.

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CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Until recently,

scientists believed the number of trees on the planet was about 400 billion. But research published in the journal Nature says that's wrong. There are actually 3 trillion trees on earth—almost eight times more than was previously thought. In a similar way, I suspect you have also underestimated certain resources that are personally available to you, Capricorn. Now is a good time to correct your undervaluation. Summon the audacity to recognize the potential abundance you have at your disposal. Then make plans to tap into it with a greater sense of purpose.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): The poet John Keats identified a quality he called "negative capability." He defined it as the power to calmly accept "uncertainties, mysteries, and doubts without any irritable reaching after fact and reason." I would extend the meaning to include three other things not to be irritably reached for: artificial clarity, premature resolution, and simplistic answers. Now is an excellent time to learn more about this fine art, Aquarius. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Are you ready for a riddle that's more enjoyable than the kind you're used to? I'm not sure if you are. You may be too jaded to embrace this unusual gift. You could assume it's another one of the crazy-making cosmic jokes that have sometimes tormented you in the past. But I hope that doesn't happen. I hope you'll welcome the riddle in the liberating spirit in which it's offered. If you do, you'll be pleasantly surprised as it teases you in ways you didn't know you wanted to be teased. You'll feel a delightful itch or a soothing burn in your secret self, like a funnybone feeling that titillates your immortal soul. P.S.: To take full advantage of the blessed riddle, you may have to expand your understanding of what's good for you. Test this hypothesis: The answer to a pressing question will come within 72 hours after you do a ritual in which you ask for clarity.

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ENGINEERING Fortinet has the following job opportunity available in 899 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale, CA: Team Lead, Software Development (TSDYK-CA) Develop and enhance on enterprise products including FortiADC, FortiDDoS; Develop and enhance on Fortinet quality control and specific burn-in test system. Develop lots of Linux applications for products, including HealthCheck, Certificate, VDOM, etc. Submit resume by mail to: Fortinet, Inc., Attn: Human Resources, 899 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. Must reference job title and job code: (TSDYK-CA.)

Engineering/ Technology Dolby Laboratories, Inc., market leader in innovative sound, imaging and voice technologies, has openings in Sunnyvale, CA for a QA Engineer (EQA02) Implement test software to test the library C/C++ APIs for the Dolby Vision Encoder SIDK that Dolby delivers to our licensee; Software Quality Assurance Engineer (SQAE01) Test various Dolby video-related products, software and technologies including encoders, decoders, and transcoders; Software Developer, Video (SDV01) Work closely with Research group to develop proof of concept platforms, SDKs, plug-ins for external products, etc; and Senior Engineer, Image Technology QA (EITQA01) Conduct early project scoping including collaboration with research, marketing, and development teams, review of proposed technologies, development of test strategies and contribution of proposals for testability. Ref job title and send resume to Dolby, Attn: HR, A.M., 1275 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

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NAME STATEMENT #627788 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: In Step FICTITIOUS BUSINESS Footwear, 285 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA, 94041, In NAME STATEMENT Step LLC, 40559 Encyclopedia#622360 Cir., Fremont, CA, 94538. This

The following person(s) is (are) doing businessliability as: Softcompany. Touch Spa, business is being conducted by a limited 1692 Tully Road, Suite 12, San Jose,business CA, 95122,under Dai Nguyen, 650 Island Registrant began transacting the fictitious Place, Redwood City, CA, 94065. This business is conducted by an business name or names listed herein on 3/20/2017. Refile of individual. Registrant has not yet begun transacting business under previous filebusiness #564253 with Above entity wasNguyen formed the fictitious name orchanges. names listed herein. /s/Dai in the state ofwas California. /s/Ying Zhou. CEO. This statement filed with the County Clerk of#201620010069. Santa Clara County This statement was filed with11/09, the 11/16, County Clerk of Santa Clara on 10/12/2016. (pub Metro 11/02, 11/23/2016)

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #622523 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: KT Dental Laboratory, 1333 Piedmont Rd., Ste #202, San Jose, CA, 95132,

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #626608 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Collegewise, 1705 Hecker Pass, Gilroy, CA, 95020, Marisela Gomez. This business is conducted by an individual. Registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein on 02/14/2017. /s/ Marisela Gomez. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County on 2/17/2017. (pub Metro 3/22, 3/29, 4/05, 4/12/2017)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #627310 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Mahal Trans, 1535 Marburg Way., Apt #D8, San Jose, CA, 95133, Manjyot Singh. This business is conducted by an on 01/28/2014 under file number 587505. This business was individual. began transacting business under conducted by:Registrant An individual /s/Minh T. Hoang Date filed with the the fictitious business name names listed on clerks office: 10/12/2016 (pub datesor11/02, 11/09, 11/16,herein 11/23/2016 3/08/2017. /s/Manjyot Singh. This statement was filed with the CountyOF Clerk of Santa Clara on 3/08/2017. (pub NOTICE PETITION TOCounty ADMINISTER Metro 3/29, 4/05, 4/12 4/19/2017)

ESTATE OF MARK PASCOE KELLY. CASE NO. 16PR178443 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF MARK NAME STATEMENT #627904 PASCOE KELLY. CASE NO. 16PR178443To all heirs beneficiaries

creditors, contingent creditors, persons may otherwise The following person(s) isand (are) doingwho business as: Initiate be interested in the will or estate, or both of: MARK PASCOE KELLY. West has Julian Street (PH16), Jose, CA, 95110, AThinking, Petition for46 Probate been filed by: JamesSan J. Ramoni, Public Nigel Jonathan Daniels. This business conducted by anof Administrator of the County of Santa Clara inisthe Superior Court individual. Registrant under California, County of Santabegan Clara.Ttransacting he Petition forbusiness Probate requests theJames fictitious business or namesoflisted herein on that J. Ramoni, Publicname Administrator the County of Santa Clara be appointed as personal representative to administer 3/01/2017. /s/Lisa Decker. This statement was filed with the estate of the decedent. The petition requests authority to the County Clerk of Santa Clara County on 3/22/2017. (pub administer the4/05, estate4/12, under4/19/2017) the Independent Administration of Metro 3/29, Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal FICTITIOUS BUSINESS representative will be required to give notice to interested NAME STATEMENT persons unless they have waived#627407 notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Stop be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the N Saveand Food Store, 1212 E Julian St.,court STEshould A, Sannot Jose, petition shows good cause why the grant CA, 95116, AVG Properties LLC. will Thisbebusiness is being authority. A hearing on the petition held in this court as conducted by a limited began follows: November 28, 2016,liability at 9 a.m.company. in Dept. 10Registrant located at 191 NORTH FIRSTbusiness STREET, SAN JOSE, 95113. IF business YOU OBJECT to transacting under theCA,fictitious name the of the petition, you3/10/2017. should appear theprevious hearing or granting names listed herein on Refileatof and your objections or file written the court filestate #564022 with changes. Above objections entity waswith formed in before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your the state of California. /s/Radney Toomasian. Manager. attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the #201514110159. wasthe filed with decedent, you mustThis file statement your claim with court andthe mailCounty a copy of Santarepresentative Clara Countyappointed on 3/10/2017. toClerk the personal by the(pub courtMetro within 3/29, the 4/05, later of4/12, either4/19/2017) (1) four months from the date of first issuance of letters to a general personal representative, as defined in section 58(b) of the California Probate Code, or (2) 60 days from the date BUSINESS ofFICTITIOUS mailing or personal delivery to you of a notice under section 9052 of the California Probate Code. Other California statutes NAME STATEMENT #627982 and legal authority may affect your rights as a creditor. You may The to following person(s) is (are) doing business as: law. want consult with an attorney knowledgeable in California YOU MAY EXAMINE file10840 kept by the court. youJose, are aCA, person Scorpion Buildersthe Inc., Jilinda Ct., IfSan interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request 95127. This business is being conducted by a corporation. for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and Registrant began transacting business under the fictitious appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided business name or names listed herein on 3/24/2017. Refile in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form previous filethe #546869 with changes. Above entity was isofavailable from court clerk. Attorney for petitioner: MARK in theLead state of California. /s/Gustavo A.formed GONZALEZ, Deputy County Counsel, OFFICEFernandez. OF THE President. #3999363. ThisJulian statement withJose, theCA, COUNTY COUNSEL, 373 West Street, was Suitefiled 300, San County Clerk of 408-758-4200 Santa Clara County 3/24/2017. (pub 95110, Telephone: (Pub CC,on 11/02, 11/09, 11/16/2016)

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #622566 NAME STATEMENT #627888 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Van Hoa Lam,

979 Rd., #7087, San Jose,isCa,(are) 95122, Nuh Thuan Lam,as: Quoc TheStory following person(s) doing business Bay Anh Nguyen, Giraudo Area Traffic608 Control, 741Dr.,S.San 3rdJose, St., CA, #6,95111. San This Jose,business CA, 95112, is conducted by an married couple.Registrant has not yet begun David Trevino. This business is conducted by anorindividual. transacting business under the fictitious business name names Registrant has not yet begun transacting under listed herein. Refile of previous file #620681 withbusiness changes. /s/Nhu the fictitious business name or names listed herein. /s/ Thuan Lam This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa David Trevino. This statement was10/26, filed11/02, with11/09, the 11/16/2016) County Clara County on 10/18/2016. (pub Metro

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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #622752 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Free Spirit, 380 NAME STATEMENT #627909 S. 1st Street, San Jose, CA, 95113, Michael R. Hill, 8093 E. Zayante

Rd., CA, 95018. This business conducted by anas: individual. TheFelton, following person(s) is (are)isdoing business Leticia Registrant not yetArtist begun&transacting business underStreet, the Domingohas Makeup Esthetician, 735 Lotus fictitious business name or names listed herein. /s/Michael R. SanThis Jose, CA, 95116, Domingo. This business Hill statement wasLeticia filed with the County Clerk of SantaisClara conducted by an individual. yet begun County on 10/24/2016. (pub MetroRegistrant 11/02, 11/09,has 11/16,not 11/23/2016)

transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. /s/Leticia Domingo. This statement FICTITIOUS BUSINESS was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County on 3/22/2017.STATEMENT (pub Metro 4/05,#621712 4/12, 4/19, 4/26/2017) NAME The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Countrywide Carrier, 2947 Capewood Ln., San Jose, CA, 95132, Rajwinder Singh. This business is conducted by an individual.Registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name


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The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: GI Auto Test And Repair, 36 Washington St., Santa Clara, CA, 95050, Gurpal Singh, 1488 Lochner Dr., San Jose, CA, 95127. This business is conducted by an individual. Registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein on 4/03/2017. /s/Gurpal Singh. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County on 4/03/2017. (pub Metro 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/03/2017)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #627293 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Good Ethic Movers, 2345 Sutter Avenue, #6, Santa Clara, CA, 95050, D. Castillo Priscilla. This business is conducted by an individual. Registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein on 12/19/2016. Refile of previous file #624606 with changes. /s/Priscilla D. Castillo. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County on 3/07/2017. (pub Metro 4/05, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26/2017)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #628581 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Mountain Miles Mtn View, 1724 Miramonte Ave., Mountain View, CA, 94040, SDS Foods LLC, 3529 S. Bascom Ave., #N6, Campbell, CA, 95008. This business is being conducted by a limited liability company. Registrant has not yet begun transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein. Above entity was formed in the state of California. /s/Yadwinder Singh. Manager. #201705510102 This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County on 4/07/2017. (pub Metro 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/03/2017)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on May 3, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., the Santa Clara Public Guardian, as Successor Trustee of THE BAKKE IRREVOCABLE TRUST ESTABLISHED AUGUST 23, 2010, intends to sell at private sale, to the highest net bidder, all of the estate’s right, title and interest in and to certain real property located at 2515 Dillion Ct., Unit 4, , in the City of San Jose, County of Santa Clara, State of California, which property is more particularly described as follows: THE LAND REFERRED TO HEREIN BELOW IS SITUATED IN THE CITY OF SAN JOSE COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AND IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:A CONDOMINIUM COMPRISED OF:PARCEL 1:UNIT NO. 4, LOT NO. 8, TRACT NO. 4862 FILED AUGUST 31, 1970 IN BOOK 272. OF MAPS, PAGES 1, 2 AND 3, SANTA CLARA COUNTY RECORDS, AS SHOWN ON EXHIBIT “A” ATTACHED TO THE CONDOMINIUM PLAN DATED OCTOBER 1, 1970 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 9237. OF OFFICIAL RECORDS, PAGE 469 SANTA CLARA COUNTY RECORDS, AND AS DEFINED IN THE DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS (ENABLING DECLARATION ESTABLISHING A PLAN FOR CONDOMINIUM OWNERSHIP OF CAPITOL ESTATES) DATED OCTOBER 1, 1970 AND RECORDED IN BOOK 9237 OF OFFICIAL RECORDS PAGE 456, SANTA CLARA COUNTY RECORDS AND THE DECLARATION OF ANNEXATION OF CAPITOL ESTATES UNIT 1B AND 1D RECORDED FEBRUARY 26, 1971 UNDER RECORDER SERIES NOS. 3961406 AND 3961424 RESPECTIVELY; AND OF CAPITOL ESTATES UNIT 1C (PHASE 1) AND 1C (PHASE 2) RECORDED FEBRUARY 18, 1972 UNDER RECORDER SERIES NOS. 4196232 AND 4196236 RESPECTIVELY SANTA CLARA COUNTY RECORDSPARCEL 2: AN UNDIVIDED ¼ INTEREST IN COMMON AREA “A” OF LOT 8, SHOWN ON EXHITBIT “A” AFORESAID AND AS DEFINED IN SAID DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS BEING ALL OF SUCH LOT NO. 8 AND THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, EXCEPT FOR THE UNITS; ANDPARCEL 3:AN UNDIVIDED 1/412 INTEREST IN COMMON AREA “B” AS SHOWN ON SUCH EXHIBIT “A” AND OR DESCRIBED IN SUCH RESTRICTIONS, BEING DESIGNATED AS LOTS 104, 105, AND 106 OF TRACT NO. 4862 ON SUCH EXHIBIT “A” AND THE IMPROVEMENTS THEREON.EXCEPTING THEREFROM THE UNDERGROUND WATER RIGHTS AS GRANTED TO SAN JOSE WATER WORKS, A CALIFORNIA COPRORATION RECORDED OCTOBER 21, 1970 IN BOOK 9095 OF OFFICIAL RECORDS, PAGE 115. APN: 254-22-032The subject property shall be sold “as is.” Bids for the property are hereby invited. All bids must be on the bid forms provided by the Santa Clara County Public Guardian or Sereno Group Real Estate and may be mailed or personally delivered to the Office of the Public Guardian, 333 W. Julian Street, 4th Floor, San Jose, California 95110, Attn: Lynne Olenak. All bids must be accompanied by a ten (10) percent deposit, with the balance of the purchase price to be paid in cash upon close of escrow. The full terms of the sale are contained in the bid form. All bids will be opened at the Office of the Guardian on May 3, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., or thereafter, as allowed by law. The Santa Clara County Public Guardian reserves the right to reject any and all bids prior to entry of a court order confirming a sale. The sale shall be subject to confirmation by the above entitled court. For additional information and bids forms, contact Lynne Olenak, from Sereno Group Real Estate, (408) 656-0895 or at the Santa Clara County Public Guardian’s Office. /s/Petitioner JAMES R. WILLIAMS, County Counsel, MARK A. GONZALEZ, (SBN 178649) Lead Deputy County Counsel 373 West Julian Street, Suite 300 San Jose, CA 95110 Telephone: (408) 758-4200 Fax: (408) 758-4292 Attorneys for James J. Ramoni Public Administrator of the County of Santa Clara (Pub CC 4/12, 4/19, 4/26/2017)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #628340 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Yuki Express, 1163 Lincoln Ave., San Jose, CA, 95125, Yuki Sushi LLC. This business is being conducted by a limited liability company. Registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein on 3/24/2017. Above entity was formed in the state of California. /s/Nobuko Der. Managing Member. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County on 3/30/2017. (pub Metro 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/03/2017)

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on May 2, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., the Santa Clara Public Guardian, as Trustee of THE SYLVIA DARTEZ REVOCABLE TRUST DATED JANUARY 15, 2016, intends to sell at private sale, to the highest net bidder, all of the estate’s right, title and interest in and to certain real property located at 629 Novak Drive, in the City of San Jose, County of Santa Clara, State of California, which property is more particularly described as follows: “Lot 6 “Tract No. 3710”. Which map was filed for record on June 19, 1964 in Book 181 of Maps, pages 16 and 17, Santa Clara County Records. EXCEPTING THEREFROM the underground water or rights thereto, with no right of surface entry, as quitclaimed to San Jose water works, a California corporation, recorded in Book 6595 of Official Records, page 397.”APN: 559-14-059Commonly known as: 629 Novak Drive, San Jose, CA 95127-1552The subject property shall be sold “as is.” Bids for the property are hereby invited. All bids must be on the bid forms provided by the Santa Clara County Public Guardian or Re/Max Santa Clara Valley and may be mailed or personally delivered to the Office of the Public Guardian, 333 W. Julian Street, 4th Floor, San Jose, California 95110, or to Re/Max Santa Clara Valley, 1530 Parkmoor Avenue, Suite B, San Jose California 95110, Attn: Phil Costanza. All bids must be accompanied by a ten (10) percent deposit, with the balance of the purchase price to be paid in cash upon close of escrow. The full terms of the sale are contained in the bid form. All bids will be opened at the Office of the Guardian on May 2, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., or thereafter, as allowed by law. The Santa Clara County Public Guardian reserves the right to reject any and all bids prior to entry of a court order confirming a sale. The sale shall be subject to confirmation by the above entitled court. For additional information and bids forms, contact Phil Costanza, from Re/Max Santa Clara Valley, (408) 295-4432 or at the Santa Clara County Public Guardian’s Office. /s/Petitioner JAMES R. WILLIAMS, County Counsel, MARK A. GONZALEZ, (SBN 178649) Lead Deputy County Counsel 373 West Julian Street, Suite 300 San Jose, CA 95110 Telephone: (408) 7584200 Fax: (408) 758-4292 Attorneys for James J. Ramoni Public Administrator of the County of Santa Clara (Pub CC 4/12, 4/19, 4/26/2017)

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The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Initiate Gypsophela Esthetics, 866 Blossom Hill Rd., Suite 21, San Jose, CA, 95123, Kasumi Matsuya, 2117 Saverio Ct., Campbell, CA, 95008. This business is conducted by an individual. Registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein on 2/20/2017. /s/Kasumi Matsuya. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County on 2/21/2017. (pub Metro 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/05/2017)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #628607 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Theresa’s Custom Scrapbooks, 500 W. 10th St., #44, Gilroy, CA, 95020, Teresa Stefanisko. This business is conducted by an individual. Registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein on 4/7/2017. /s/Teresa Stefanisko. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County on 4/07/2017. (pub Metro 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/03/2017)

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME, CASE NUMBER:17CV308230 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner (name): Ioana Dimitriu for decree changing names as follows: Present name: Ioana Dimitriu. Proposed name: Ioana Taropa. 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: June 20, 2017 at 8:45 am, room Probate filed on: April 5, 2017 (pub dates: 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/03/2017)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #628564 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Boost - Culture & Coaching Strategies, 38, N. Almaden Blvd, Unit 1818, San Jose, CA, 95110, Tonya J. Long. This business is conducted by an individual. Registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein on 4/03/2017. /s/Tonya J. Long. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County on 4/07/2017/2017. (pub Metro 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/03/2017)

NOTICE OF INTENT TO SELL REAL PROPERTY: CASE NO. 1-97-PR-142051 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on May 2, 2017 at 3:00 p.m., the Santa Clara Public Guardian, as Conservator of the Person and Estate of THELMA BOTHWELL, AKA KITTEN BOTHWELL, AKA THELMA BURKS, intends to sell at private sale, to the highest net bidder, all of the estate’s right, title and interest in and to certain real property located at 1393 Highland Ct., in the City of Milpitas, County of Santa Clara, State of California, which property is more particularly described as follows: FOR APN/Parcel ID(s): 088-40-084THE LAND REFERRED TO HEREIN BELOW IS SITUATED IN THE CITY OF MILPITAS, COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA AND IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:LOT 41, AS SHOWN ON THAT CERTAIN MAP ENTITLED, “TRACT NO. 4860 HIGHLAND PARK TOWNHOUSES”, WHICH MAP WAS FILED FOR RECORD IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY, STATE OF CALIFORNIA ON AUGUST 26, 1970 IN BOOK 272 OF MAPS, AT PGES 33 AND 34.The subject property shall be sold “as is.” Bids for the property are hereby invited. All bids must be on the bid forms provided by the Santa Clara County Public Guardian or Keller Williams and may be mailed or personally delivered to the Office of the Public Guardian, 333 W. Julian Street, 4th Floor, San Jose, California 95110, or to Keller Williams, 180 Great Oaks Blvd., San Jose California 95119, Attn: Christine LeQuang. All bids must be accompanied by a ten (10) percent deposit, with the balance of the purchase price to be paid in cash upon close of escrow. The full terms of the sale are contained in the bid form. All bids will be opened at the Office of the Guardian on May 2, 2017 at 3:00 p.m., or thereafter, as allowed by law. The Santa Clara County Public Guardian reserves the right to reject any and all bids prior to entry of a court order confirming a sale. The sale shall be subject to confirmation by the above entitled court. For additional information and bids forms, contact Christine LeQuang, from Keller Williams, (408) 828-1074, or at the Santa Clara County Public Guardian’s Office. /s/ Petitioner JAMES R. WILLIAMS, County Counsel, MARK A. GONZALEZ, (SBN 178649) Lead Deputy County Counsel 373 West Julian Street, Suite 300 San Jose, CA 95110 Telephone: (408) 758-4200 Fax: (408) 758-4292 Attorneys for James J. Ramoni Public Administrator of the County of Santa Clara (Pub CC 4/12, 4/19, 4/26/2017)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #627253 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Initiate Phresh Is Best, 3000 Mission College, Santa Clara, CA, 95054, Michelle Butler, 4421 Reniassance Dr., #226, San Jose, CA, 95134. This business is conducted by an individual. Registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein on 3/06/2017. /s/Michelle Butler. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County on 3/06/2017. (pub Metro 4/05, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26/2017)

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT #628616

The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Peak Value Enterprises, 205 De Anza Blvde, #133, San Mateo, CA, 94402, James Crabtree, 3633 Copperfield Dr., #364, San Jose, CA, 95136. This business is conducted by an individual. Registrant began transacting business under the fictitious business name or names listed herein on 4/07/2017. /s/James Crabtree. This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Santa Clara County on 4/07/2017. (pub Metro 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/03/2017)

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on May 3, 2017 at 3:00 p.m., the Santa Clara Public Guardian, as Trustee of the HIROKO T. CLARK TRUST, intends to sell at private sale, to the highest net bidder, all of the estate’s right, title and interest in and to certain real property located at 3400 Baggins Court, in the City of San Jose, County of Santa Clara, State of California, which property is more particularly described as follows: “Lot 89, as shown on the Map entitled Tract Number 4764, Recorded October 24, 1973, in Book 331 of Maps, Page(s) 44 and 45.EXCEPTING THEREFROM the underground water rights with no right of surface entry granted by Shapell Industries of Northern California, Inc. to San Jose Water Works, by instrument dated December 18, 1973 in Book 0968 of Official Records, page 3.” Commonly know as: 3400 Baggins Court, San Jose, California, 95121.Assessor’s Parcel Number: 494-55-019The subject property shall be sold “as is.” Bids for the property are hereby invited. All bids must be on the bid forms provided by the Santa Clara County Public Guardian or Mike Segal Properties and may be mailed or personally delivered to the Office of the Public Guardian, 333 W. Julian Street, 4th Floor, San Jose, California 95110, or to Mike Segal Properties, 3833 Abbey Court, Campbell, California 95008, Attn: Mike Segal. All bids must be accompanied by a ten (10) percent deposit, with the balance of the purchase price to be paid in cash upon close of escrow. The full terms of the sale are contained in the bid form. All bids will be opened at the Office of the Guardian on May 3, 2017 at 3:00 p.m., or thereafter, as allowed by law. The Santa Clara County Public Guardian reserves the right to reject any and all bids prior to entry of a court order confirming a sale. The sale shall be subject to confirmation by the above entitled court. For additional information and bids forms, contact Mike Segal, from Mike Segal Properties, (408) 379-9039 or at the Santa Clara County Public Guardian’s Office. /s/Petitioner JAMES R. WILLIAMS, County Counsel, MARK A. GONZALEZ, (SBN 178649) Lead Deputy County Counsel 373 West Julian Street, Suite 300 San Jose, CA 95110 Telephone: (408) 758-4200 Fax: (408) 758-4292 Attorneys for James J. Ramoni Public Administrator of the County of Santa Clara (Pub CC 4/12, 4/19, 4/26/2017)

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Holiday High GROOVE THEORY Collectives, doctors and head shops all get into the spirit for 420.

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Carlile Glass 998 The Alameda, San Jose 408.510.2660 Best known as the only artistowned smoke shop in the Bay Area, customers will get 25 to 50 percent off purchases with some exclusions.

Paramount Imports 455 Meridian Ave, San Jose 408.286.9839 A mainstay in San Jose head shops scene, Paramount will slash prices for almost everything in stock by 20 percent.

1711 Branham Ln, San Jose 408.264.1100 Another favorite for lovers of flass, guests at Up in Smoke will get 25 to 50 percent off with some exclusions.

COLLECTIVES Airfield Supply Co. 1190 Coleman Ave, San Jose 408.320.0230 The week-long 420 celebration at Airfield Supply Co. features discounted edibles, goodie bags and free food. Kicking off Tuesday, April 18, select grams and 1/8th flowers will be 15 percent off; Lola Edibles will be 10 percent off. On Wednesday, April 19, select

concentrates will be 15 percent off while all Eel River Organics cartridges will be 10 percent off. On 4/20, $125 ounce specials will be available as well as discounted concentrates. In addition, take-home goodie bags come with every purchase and get a free taco for every $50 spent. On Friday, April 21, edibles and veda chews will be on discount.

Canna Culture Collective 3591 Charter Park Dr, San Jose 408.264.7877 Canna Culture will roll out sweet deals from Eisen Extracts, Eat My Greens, Flurish and Flow Kana from 11am to 8pm. In-house deals include half-ounces of select strains for $150 and ounces for $280, 20 percent off edibles and free goody bags with every donation while

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HE ANTICIPATION for April 20, or 420, now matches the release of any new iPhone or tech gadget that promises to change the game. But weeding through all the 420 deals—see what we did there?—would be a Herculean task for even the most dogged of doja connoisseurs. The goal of the day is to keep it mellow. For this reason we went out and assembled the ultimate South Bay guide to 420. Enjoy the day and the ’dro.

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GRAB A BUD San Jose collectives have pulled out all the stops this year to celebrate 420.

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Elemental Wellness 985 Timothy Dr, San Jose 408.433.3344

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Going all out for its 420 Canna Carnival, Elemental will have free gifts, food trucks, live music and real circus performers. Special deals run April 17-20 on frosty flowers and potent concentrates. Making things extra easy, Elemental has free valet parking and home delivery.

The Guild 2943 Daylight Way, San Jose 408.224.0420 The Guild will ring in 420 with VIP gift bags, guild merchandise and more on April 20-22.

Herb’s Collective 543 Parrott St, San Jose 408.297.0543 Herb’s starts the party with a free joint, free samples and a 420 raffle. They’ll also offer free pizza and drinks to accompany green treats, many of which will be on special whether they be flowers, concentrates, edibles or clones. Free samples available 12pm-4:20pm.

Lux Cannabis Dispensary 1859 Little Orchard St., San Jose 408.385.9600 What’s more apropos than a $4.20 price tag on a flower on 420? Lux will set its prices that low for half grams of rosin. They’ll also have plenty of pre-rolls on hand for those looking to celebrate the day.

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MediMarts helps customers avoid long lines with their easy-to-use website (medimarts.com). Use the coupon code “420” at checkout and get two free edibles and one free gram. Best of all, the coupon can be used twice.

Natural Herbal Pain Relief Cannabis Club 2121 S. 10th St, San Jose 408.283.9333 Be one of the first 100 people to arrive at Natural Herbal Pain Relief and get a free vape pen. Additionally, all day they’re giving out free treats that include edibles, pre-rolls and—for a lucky few—a quarter-gram of hash.

Theraleaf Relief 1014 Timothy Dr, San Jose 408.849.3706 Join Therleaf for a 4/20 barbecue with various vendors visiting for free giveaways and an on-site doctor for evaluations. The cookout will run until supplies last. Patients will need to show proof of purchase to receive free gifts.

DOCTOR San Jose 420 Evaluations 115 N. Fourth St, San Jose 408.998.0980 The first 25 patients on 4/20 will receive a free plastic ID card with this guide. Limit is one per patient.


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Stage Siblings CROSSROADS SPUR Director Teresa Alvarado, left, and Ray Yeates, of the Dublin City Arts Office, discuss the intersection of economic development and arts and culture.

Dublin, San Jose Sister City partnership sparks fruitful collaborations BY GARY SINGH

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DON’T HAVE any siblings but my city has many, so yet again it's time to celebrate the family. By now, most of my readers know that San Jose and Dublin are sister cities, or as they say in Europe, we're “twinned.”

Last year saw the 30th anniversary of the relationship celebrated in grand-scale fashion when the San Jose-Dublin Sister City committee organized a large contingent of folks to be present in

Dublin for the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising. I was already traveling in Europe, so I met up with everyone for a few days on my way back home. It was monumental, historical, and a downright inspiring time to be in Ireland. And when it comes to the Irish, a few weeks ago, San Jose once again hosted the lord mayor of Dublin for an annual visit. Every March, the lord mayor brings an entire contingent of people to visit with business, political and university folk to further cement various partnerships and swap ideas. What began with Tom McEnery having a pint with Bertie Ahern in the mid-’80s has now grown into a gigantic multigenerational family. The

universities and the main libraries of both cities are now collaborating. A graduate student from Dublin, usually in engineering, comes to San Jose State every year and plans are in place to substantiate the same legacy in reverse. Future arts exchanges are also in place, bur for now, an unprecedented collaboration between the two cities is already erupting at The Stage on South First Street. Written by Donal O'Kelly, The Memory Stick is an international co-sponsored co-production by San Jose Stage Company and the Dublin City Arts Office, world-premiering right now, as you read this. In fact, I fondly remember bumping into San Jose Stage honchos Randy and Cathleen King in Dublin, in the lobby of the Gresham Hotel, exactly a year ago, along with Dublin Arts Officer Ray Yeates, as they were plotting the collaboration to make this happen. That weekend, seemingly a zillion people from all over the world jammed

the hotels and the streets for the Easter Rising anniversary weekend to celebrate all things Dublin—one of the literature capitals of the universe. In The Memory Stick, “mystical Native American and Irish history blends magic, politics and realism in this suspenseful examination of the 1916 Easter Rising.” Amen. In terms of sister cities, more and more ideas for partnerships seem to emerge every year. So many different San Jose-Dublin conversations and friendships have emerged over the last decade that it really feels like a family. It's not just a bunch of superficial political nonsense. (Well, there's that too, but you know what I mean.) This year, the lord mayor's visit was made even more prestigious because Marie O'Flaherty received the annual Spirit of Ireland Award. Along with her husband, Ray, who is sadly no longer with us, Marie is the namesake behind O'Flaherty's Pub in San Pedro Square, but not after an illustrious career back in the old country. Marie was a premier Irish model at age 18, featured on the first color Irish magazine and later the cover of Ireland’s first Vogue. Her image is still used today on Irish postcards. Since Marie is insanely popular in these parts, the gala luncheon at City Hall was twice as big as normal, with music, dancing, food, and speeches galore. The folks from Cafe Stritch catered the event, as they did last year, a dramatic improvement on whatever drab caterer City Hall used to provide for these things. In fact, I don't even remember who used to cater these things. Several other events transpired throughout the lord mayor's visit. SPUR San Jose, a local planning and urban research outfit, hosted Yeates of the Dublin City Arts Office, the same chap I encountered in Dublin a year ago. (Ireland is a mystical country, so synchronicities are part of the family.) Talking with SPUR Director Teresa Alvarado at The Stage, Yeates offered a matrix of concepts as to how Dublin deals with warring factions in the arts community, skyrocketing rents, and displaced artists, with a clear message that arts and culture, both necessary components of a city's identity, are inseparable from economic development. Well done. Now I feel like I have a sibling.


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EASTER BRUNCH

100 W San Carlos St., San Jose Chef Michael Mina has dazzled the culinary world since founding the Mina Group in 2003, which now manages over 30 concept restaurants around the globe. With a vision to cultivate a new sense of hospitality, Mina leaves customers with no complaints. His prix fixe Easter menu—$62 for adults and $21 for kids—will serve appetizing salads and a mouthwatering meatcarving station for main entrees. Brunch runs from 10am to 2pm and children 4 and under eat free.

Dio Deca

210 E Main St., Los Gatos

Brunch Rises EAGER FOR EASTER Cocktails and mimosas make every Easter brunch go down smooth.

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HE EASTER BUNNY is giving Santa a run for his money on the heartwarming fictional holiday characters shilling for dollars at big-box retailers front. Is nothing sacred?! Well, no, not really. But that doesn’t mean Easter has to revolve solely around Sunday Mass and hunting for absurdly expensive Cadbury eggs. Here’s a list of some of the best local spots to grab brunch.

Hult’s Restaurant

165 Los Gatos-Saratoga Rd., Los Gatos Named the 2016 “Small Business

of the Year” by state Assemblyman Evan Low, this Los Gatos favorite was co-founded by former pro hockey player Alexander Hult, who relies on his Swedish roots to satisfy customer cravings. This Easter Sunday expect Swedish pancakes, chicken and waffles and fresh fruit sorbets as options for the threecourse, prix fixe brunch listed at $49 for adults. Kids are 50 percent off.

Hayes Mansion

200 Edenvale Ave., San Jose Surrounded by lush green lawns, Hayes Mansion’s Silver Creek Restaurant has an excellent Easter brunch backdrop. The culinary team will whip up a menu to showcase the local bounty of the spring harvest, including fresh seafood, assorted pastries and delectable desserts. Enjoy live classical music inside the ballroom, or take the kids outside for an Easter egg hunt

and face-painting. Brunch runs 10am to 4:30pm, and admission is $68.95 for adults, $20 children ages 6-12 and $59.95 for seniors.

Fairmont San Jose 170 S Market St., San Jose

Easter Bunny tested and approved, both of the brunch buffets at the Fairmont will offer an incredible selection. In the Imperial Ballroom, diners will choose from some of executive chef Anthony Hsia’s favorite dishes, including HerbCrusted Leg of Lamb, Seafood Grand Plateau and Yukon Gold Potato Gratin. Prices for this brunch range from $88 for adults (with wine) to $37 for children ages 5-12. In the Fairmont’s Fountain Restaurant, the brunch buffet offers gourmet omelettes, house-smoked salmon, a colorful Easter dessert buffet and more. Seats run $59 per person and $29 for children under 12. Both brunch options offer complimentary meals for children 5 and under. Reservations can be made for 10am to 2pm.

Whether it’s filet mignon skewers, fresh roasted seafood or the classic ’ol thick-cut ham and eggs benny, this Greek diner’s Easter brunch prix fixe menu won’t disappoint. For $58 a person, Dio Deca serves Greek salads for the first course and Greek beignets for the third. Children receive a special a la carte menu that includes French toast, pasta and chicken skewers with items ranging from $8-$12.

Mariani's Inn & Restaurant

2500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara Mariani's is one of Santa Clara Valley’s premier fine-dining establishments. This year they’ll showcase their renowned Champagne Brunch complete with eggs Benedict, fresh vegetables and fruits, New Zealand green lipped mussels and chilled Alaskan king crab legs. From the carving station guests can choose from a variety of flavorful meats, like the slow-roasted prime rib and honey-mustard-glazed ham. Adult plates cost $36.95 with sittings running every two hours from 10am to 4pm. Reservations are recommended.

Fogo de Chão

377 Santana Row #1090, San Jose Easter brunch gets a touch of Brazil this year, as Fogo de Chão serves

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Jack Rose Libation House

18840 Saratoga-Los Gatos Rd, Los Gatos Cocktails take center stage at this Easter Sunday party. Jack Rose’s standard a la carte menu will be offered, while bottomless mimosas and live music set the tone from 10am to 3pm.

LB Steak

334 Santana Row, San Jose Unlike their usual prix fixe dining, LB Steak decided to change things up this Easter Sunday. On their special menu are New York Steak and Eggs, Pork Belly Benedict and French Toast, among others, all ranging in prices. In addition to those special dishes, reduced regular lunch menu items will also be available.


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PHOTOS BY GREG RAMAR Campbell police met with the community during the Coffee with a Cop event.

Beer walking it out outside of The Farmer’s Union.

Tapping that brew at Five Points during the downtown San Jose Beerwalk event.

Beerwalk unleashed a bunch of hop heads on downtown San Jose.

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