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arie” is worried. She has a diploma from Los Altos High School and a bachelor’s degree in business administration — but no job. She owns a home in Mountain View and does charity work for her church — but she relies on a local food bank to feed herself

RECESSION TALES This story is part of a series exploring ways the recession has affected Mountain View and its residents

and her developmentally disabled daughter.

Every day, she looks for work, cares for her daughter, and runs errands for her ailing parents — and she is struggling to stay afloat, she said. Marie lost her job as an office manager in 2008 when the company moved overseas. She asked to remain anonymous for this story in order to protect her famSee RECESSION, page 11

hanks to some expensive new drawings, visualizing what high speed rail will look like in Mountain View just got easier. A $100,000 contract approved by the City Council on March 23 has already produced six preliminary designs for high speed rail crossings at Rengstorff and Castro streets in Mountain View. The drawings are by Freedman, Tung & Sasaki, a San Francisco design firm that designed much of Castro Street’s redevelopment. Council members were excited to finally see the drawings on Monday and Tuesday, which they said were unusual for a city to have this early in the project. City officials hope that the California High Speed Rail Authority will take note of the community’s preferred option. “I love the trench alternative,” said council member Laura Macias as she pointed to one of the drawings likely to be the favorite, according to input from residents at a May 3 hearing.

Castro Street is raised seven feet to allow the four tracks to go underneath in a trench. Half of the trench is covered, with the downtown’s light rail stop sitting above the trench along with a greenway connecting Castro Street to Rengstorff Park, which Macias happily pointed out. The Caltrain platform is placed underground. “These are conceptual images to try to help the community and the City Council visualize the various high-speed rail track alternatives,” said public works director Mike Fuller. “They are based on very preliminary information from the California High Speed Rail Authority. As we get new information from the Rail Authority, we will adjust our images.” There are three basic design options drawn for the Castro Street and Rengstorff Avenue crossings: the tracks could run on an elevated platform, in a partially covered tunnel underneath the streets, or the streets could be See HSR, page 14



he fierce re-election battle between Santa Clara County District Attorney Dolores Carr and her employee, prosecutor Jeff Rosen, has become one of the most hotly contested in the June 8 election, splitting powerful supporters between the incumbent official and upstart litigator. Carr’s four-year tenure has been scarred by a series of embarrassing gaffes


that have led detractors to question her judgment and ethics. She was criticized when her husband, a retired police lieutenant, became a paid consultant for a murder victim’s family in a case Carr’s office would eventually prosecute. But her husband consulted on a civil action against the bank where the victim was killed and had nothing to do with the criminal case, Carr said during a recent interview.

In April 2008, she was accused of intervening in a case on behalf of a defense attorney who contributed to her 2006 election campaign — which she has denied. Rosen has seized on those criticisms, once calling her “un-American” during a candidates’ forum because of her rare boycott of a judge whom she said was biased against prosecutors. But Carr isn’t taking the attacks complacently. Rosen was taken to task for


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he Mountain View-Los Altos high school board agreed May 10 to lay off three of the district’s classified employees and reduce the work hours of six more for the 2010-2011 school year. The jobs were cut in an attempt to balance the district’s budget, which has suffered from reduced state funding and decreasing property tax revenues, according to district superintendent Barry Groves. The district’s classified employees include instructional assistants, clerical staff, maintenance workers and food service professionals. The staff reductions were chosen last month by a budget advisory committee made up of teachers, administrators and classified staff, Groves said. At the meeting, classified employees’ union rep Chris Pedersen asked trustees to vote against the proposed staff reductions. Pedersen is a member of the California School Employees Association, which represents the state’s classified school employees. “This year it was a minimal cut to staff, last year it was a minimal cut to staff. I don’t know if you’re familiar with horticulture, but you can only cut a living entity so much before you start to do damage,” he said. After the meeting, Pedersen said future budget reductions should be distributed equally between teachers, administrators and classified staff. He also said letting classified staff make budget decisions as a group would allow them to make required cuts while keeping as many employees as possible. “There’s a high standard here, and to maintain that takes the appropriate staffing levels ... we want to get in front of this and have a say in our own destiny, not have it said for us,” he said. The proposal underwent one eleventh-hour change. The district received an anonymous, lastminute $56,000 donation to fund library assistants’ salaries that had been included in earlier staff reducSee MVLA LAYOFFS, page 8

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rmed with expertise gained from pushing electric car technology to the limit in race cars, NASA Amesbased Kleenspeed is announcing plans to develop an affordable electric passenger car for mass production. Taking the company in this new direction is CEO Timothy Collins, who bought out his partner Jerry Kroll last year. Though design details are under wraps, he says the goal is to build a $20,000

car by 2011 that can go 200 miles on a charge (the battery pack would be paid for separately in a monthly lease). A prototype is in design, and the company plans to unveil by end of the summer this year. It’s been dubbed the “Kleenspeed project.” “We are in the final stages completing the design,” Collins said. “But the proof is in the pudding. It will probably be two to three months before we have a prototype ready to announce.” If electric cars are the future, then Kleenspeed is ahead of the

game. “The advantage of testing electric vehicle systems in a racing car is you’re pushing them as far as they’ll go,” Collins said. The company’s “crown jewel” is an electric race car based on an IMSA lights racer. Last July it set the electric car lap record at Laguna Seca in Monterey at 1 minute, 42 seconds. But the company says that doesn’t come close to the performance potential for electric race cars. A 200-mileSee KLEENSPEED, page 10

aurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District, is leaving to become the chief schools officer for the Santa Clara County Office of Education, it was announced on Wednesday, May 12. Ghysels has lead local elementary and middle schools since 2005, but will now run the county office’s Student Services Branch under county Superintendent of Schools Dr. Charles Weis. Ghysels begins the new job on July 1. The branch Ghysels will head runs multiple alternative schools and provides services for 9,000 students on 160 sites, including programs for the disabled, the county’s juvenile halls and children in Head Start preschool, and services for the children of migrant workers, said Larry Slonaker, the public information officer for the county office. The branch also oversees charter schools. In interviewing school officials, parents and teachers about Ghysels, “every conversation had a consistent theme — Dr. Ghysels is a top-quality, visionary educaSee GHYSELS, page 8

Report: NASA Ames boosts Bay Area’s economy By Daniel DeBolt


he United States economy gets a hefty return on every tax dollar spent by NASA Ames, which generates $877 million a year for the Bay Area’s economy alone, according to a new report. Mountain View’s NASA Ames Research Center hired the firm Bay Area Economics to study its “economic output,” which was found to total $1.3 billion nationally, with the potential of growing to $7.1 billion in the next 15 years. BAE found that Ames has the

potential to support 42,000 jobs nationally if plans for building a massive research park at Ames follow through, more than quadrupling the number of jobs it currently supports nationwide. Taxpayers are getting their money’s worth from the $750 million annual budget at Ames, according to the report. “Each dollar spent by NASA Ames generates $2.49 of total economic output throughout the United States, approximately $1.78 of economic output within California and $1.68 in the Bay Area,” the report concludes.

Ames Director S. Pete Worden said Ames “stimulates economic growth by employing scientists and engineering professionals, promoting technology innovation, and preparing the workforce of the future.” The economic output can be partly attributed to what the report calls a “major success story” at NASA Ames Research Park (NRP), which is home to 70 private companies partnering with NASA. Most have taken up residence in the former Navy buildings at Moffett Field, which Ames took over from the Navy

in 1994. Those businesses cover 675,000 square feet of existing building space. The report predicts that upon full build-out of the NRP in the next 15 years, Ames will be even more of an “extraordinary economic force” generating another 21,300 permanent jobs for the Bay Area and 33,800 nationwide. Ames itself now has only 2,500 civil servants and contract employees and supports 5,300 jobs in the Bay Area. V

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NEW ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL NAMED TO LAHS The Mountain View Los Altos High School District announced that Perla Pasallo will become Los Altos High School’s new assistant principal effective July 1, 2010. Pasallo has been the counselor at the high school for the past eight years, during which she has provided academic, personal and career counseling for Los Altos High School students. She also worked as counseling co-coordinator, and has been a long-standing member of the Leadership Team, which formulates and implements goals in critical school-wide areas to maintain the school’s mission

statement and values. Previous to working with Los Altos High School, Pasallo was a teacher with the English Language Development Literacy Program, and a bilingual counselor and case manager at Alta Vista High School. She is fluent in Spanish and Italian, and is knowledgeable in French. Pasallo received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from San Jose State University. — Ellen Huet

NEW SPECIAL ED DIRECTOR JOINS MVLA DISTRICT Larry Jaurequi will join the Mountain View Los Alto High School District as its new director of special education on July 1. Before coming to MVLA, Jaurequi was the director of special education for Union Hill District in Grass Valley, and he has also served in various roles such as principal, school psychologist, guidance counselor, resource specialist, and high school social studies teacher. Jaurequi will move to the area with his wife and five children. His wife, Patricia Jaurequi, is also in the education field. Jaurequi earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from California State University Dominguez Hills, and earned his doctorate in education administration from Nova Southeastern University. He will be replacing Hilarey Davis, the current MVLA director of special education, who is retiring after a 33-year career in the field. — Ellen Huet

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he City Council came face to face with a half dozen medical marijuana users Tuesday who pleaded with the council to not take away a convenient source of medical marijuana in Mountain View. One of them was Mountain View resident Richard Ritter, 63, who said he had been paying $100 for cab rides to San Jose to buy his medical marijuana before Buddy’s Cannabis Patient Collective opened a month ago without any permits from the city. It might be an illegal pot club, but Ritter and others local medical marijuana users say that it makes life easier to have a dispensary near by. Ritter walks with a cane and doesn’t own a car. “It’s the only medicine that works,” said the 63-year-old Ritter. He said he was a NASA Ames test pilot whose helicopter crashed into a Fremont power line in 1981 and nearly killed him. He said he broke dozens of bones and has a frozen hip, among other sources of pain. Ritter may have to resume those $100 cab rides again soon. Upon direction of the City Council, the Bayshore Parkway collective faces

an injunction request filed by the city in court last week that could shut down the dispensary at the end of the month. While the City Council agrees that medical marijuana dispensaries should be allowed in the city, Mayor Ronit Bryant and a majority of the council believe that Buddy’s should be shut down while the city creates appropriate regulations for dispensaries. The city had passed a temporary ban on pot dispensaries in Mountain View just weeks before Buddy’s opened. Though the owner of Buddy’s, former corporate attorney Matt Lucero, said he would take the city all the way to state Supreme Court, he said Tuesday in a phone interview that he wanted to cooperate with the city if possible. “It is not our intention to litigate,” Lucero said. “Our purpose here is to help people.” Directing his remarks at the City Council, he said, “We’re together on this, let’s find common ground. Tell us the conditions, we’ll work with them.” Stanford psychiatry professor Roy King and his wife Rebecca Forest, Mountain View residents, spoke on behalf of Buddy’s on Tuesday. Forest has a seizure dis-

order which she said has caused the painful ruptured disc and slipped vertebrae in her spine after repeated falls. Using narcotics like Vicodin to kill the pain has too many side effects, such as liver damage, and are much more addictive, Forest said. She has been using medical marijuana for a year. King and Forest said they felt safe visiting Buddy’s, which is in an industrial neighborhood near Shoreline Park’s western entrance. Other dispensaries in Oakland or San Jose seem less safe, they said. Employees of the dispensary — there are a dozen total — pleaded for their jobs and for the patients they said they had been helping. “It’s the best job I’ve ever had,” said one of the employees. A man who said he works at Microsoft’s Mountain View campus also spoke in support of the dispensary, saying he treats his sleeping problems and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from his abusive childhood with medical marijuana. “It allows me to hold down my job,” the man said. V

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Angela Lyon named new Stevenson principal by Martin Sanchez


ongtime Mountain View educator Angela Lyon has been named the new principal of Stevenson Elementary School in Mountain View. The Mountain View Whisman school board approved Lyon’s new position last Thursday, May 6, at its bi-monthly meeting. Lyon will take office in August, when current principal Steven Gilbert it set to retire. “I want to help them explicitly define their approach,” she

said of Stevenson school’s educational philosophy. The school is home to the district’s Parent, Angela Lyon Child, Teacher Program (PACT), an educational approach featuring strong parent involvement in the classroom. Lyon will have to quickly build effective working relationships with the school’s teachers and parents, she said. “It’s a very strong community.

MV Whisman board OKs huge school renovation plan

I want to get in there and get to know people and let them get to know me,” she said. Lyon has worked in the Mountain View Whisman School District for the past 14 years. Most recently, she has been an instructional facilitator at Monta Loma elementary, where she handles teacher coaching and professional development. She has also taught kindergarten, first grade, and English as a second language (ESL) classes for students at various grade levels.

by Martin Sanchez


he Mountain View Whisman school board approved a $422 million, 10-year plan that calls for new construction, renovations and improvements at the district’s elementary and middle school campuses. The school board voted unanimously to approve the Student Facilities Improvement Plan at its May 6 meeting. After the vote, trustees debated whether to ask voters for a school construction bond to help fund part of the facilities plan on the upcoming November ballot. The board has an Aug. 6 deadline to qualify a bond measure for that ballot. Chief among the plan’s proposed renovations is the


Man arrested on charge of unlawful sex with teen A 22-year-old Mountain View man was arrested May 5 for allegedly having sex with a teenage girl who was with him in a hot tub at a San Carlos home earlier the same day. Officers responded to the 1300 block of Laurel Street to meet with a 15-year-old girl who told police the sexual situation had occurred earlier at a friend’s home in the 800 block of Bauer

Drive, according to San Carlos police. The teenager told police she went into a hot tub at her friend’s house and was eventually joined by the suspect, who she had apparently never met, but was later identified as Mountain View resident Baron Josef Ashton Von Knorring. The victim reported that Von Knorring allegedly made advanc-

es and then had sex with her. She said she left the Jacuzzi and reported the act to her friends, who called the police. Von Knorring was arrested in the 600 block of Elm Street at about 11 a.m. and booked at San Mateo County jail for sexual penetration and unlawful sexual intercourse.

construction of two-story buildings for classroom and library facilities at most of the district’s campuses. These renovations would help prepare for a projected district-wide enrollment increase of roughly 2,000 students from 2008 to 2013, district officials said. Another project would add single-story buildings to replace existing portable classrooms at the district’s elementary schools. According to a draft of the district’s improvement plan, portable classrooms are susceptible to mold, mildew and termite damage. Further planned renovations aim to bring various district facilities up to current health and safety standards, update classrooms’ technological capabilities, and improve energy efficiency. V

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Rosen said he did not know it is illegal to post copyrighted articles from a newspaper’s site, he told the online news site San Jose Inside. He is questioning Carr’s use of 21 billboards paid for with state money on behalf of the state’s campaign against workers’ compensation fraud, to which she added her name. Carr has denied the billboards have anything to do with her election campaign.

Amid the verbal brawling, both candidates claim they want to reform the District Attorney’s office. Carr, 57, a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge for six years, was elected after a three-year expose in 2006 by the Mercury News, “Tainted Trials, Stolen Justice,” which uncovered widespread judicial, defense and prosecutorial failures and misconduct that the newspaper asserted deprived defendants of fair trials in Santa Clara County. “I left the Superior Court bench to change the culture and to have

a broader view of justice,” she said sibly wrong convictions, he said. the D.A.’s office,” she said. during an interview. “A prosecutor’s job is to pursue Rosen said Carr is unfit for reShe appointed an ethics advisor justice, not just rack up convic- election. to aid deputy district attorneys tions,” he said during a recent Carr has come under fire in the and provide ethics training; set up interview. press for deciding not to prosecute capital-case protocol for considerRosen said he would increase the 2007 high-profile De Anza rape ation of death-penalty cases and transparency and open discovery case. In March, she announced her established an equal-justice task to defense attorneys and supports decision to not indict police officers force to look at the disproportionate opening the grand jury in cases involved in the videotaped beating prosecutions of minorities. involving police officers accused of of Phuong Ho, a 21-year-old San Carr set up standards and pro- crimes. Jose State University student. fessional-development evaluations Rosen would also re-open an And she was widely criticized for for managers. She ordered the first independent cold-case unit closed boycotting Judge Andrea Bryan, outside management audit in the by Carr. He criticized her decision whom she accused of bias against history of the District Attorney’s to add two public-information prosecutors. In January, Bryan office, she said. officers (PIO) instead. had released a child molester from She has also prison after rulgone after whiteing that a trial Amid the verbal brawling, both candidates prosecutor gave collar crime, beefing up false testimony claim they want to reform the prosecutions of in the case. mortgage and Rosen lambastDistrict Attorney’s office. real estate fraud. ed Carr’s deciHer office helped sion to instruct get legislation passed that made Liquidating the unit hurt the Dis- prosecutors to stop bringing crimimortgage fraud a felony, she said. trict Attorney’s office and left hun- nal cases before Bryan, saying the “We’re doing more regional kinds dreds of unsolved rapes, robberies boycott threatened the indepenof things than just try cases,” she and murders without follow-up, he dence of the judiciary and eroded said, pointing to preventive tactics said. the checks and balances of judicial to reduce gang violence, such as the Carr defended her decision, say- oversight of unfair prosecution. Parent Project, a 13-week program ing that prosecutors were handling Carr said the unusual step is that focuses on skills to help parents media inquiries before. allowed under state law, and that work through issues with adoles“A PIO costs one-third of an Bryan exhibited bias in several cases cents, she said. attorney to get information to that prosecutors clearly should have Rosen, a 15-year prosecutor of people,” she said. won. She had asked that Bryan be high-profile murder and sex-crime The office has faced unprece- moved to another court, she said. cases, has tried more than 65 dented challenges under her watch, Rosen said he would have jury trials and has one of the including an $11.7 million cut from appealed Bryan’s decisions. highest conviction rates in the her budget, state-mandated early Rosen has won support from District Attorney’s office, he said. releases of prisoners and a prolifera- the Santa Clara County Deputy He worked in private practice for tion of marijuana dispensaries, she Sheriff’s Association and the Santa two years prior to joining the DA’s said. Clara County Bar Association, the office. Carr has managed 500 employ- latter of which had endorsed Carr He has campaigned as a reformer ees, an $85 million budget and in 2006. who is intent on restoring integrity 45,000 cases annually, while Rosen Carr has received endorsements to the District Attorney’s office and has no managerial experience, she from San Jose Police Officer’s Assowould create a conviction-integ- said. ciation and the Central Coast chaprity unit. The unit would handle “It’s really about who is the most ter of the Police Officers Research requests to look into old and pos- experienced and most able to lead Association of California. V

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tor who puts the needs of students first,” said Superintendent Weis in the announcement. “He has built a successful team at Mountain View Whisman that has consistently focused on continuous improvement and customer service. We are thrilled to be able to bring him to the County Office of Education.” Weis credited Ghysels with increases in Mountain View Whisman’s test scores and “widespread improvement among Hispanic students and students who are English learners.” Ghysels was not available for comment before press time. Part of Ghysels’ legacy at Mountain View Whisman was his implementation in local schools of a corporate organizational method that originated in Japan called “Continuous Improvement.” Continuous Improvement encourages never-ending improvement in a

product and is often called the key to the success of Japanese auto makers. Ghysels believes it helps teachers, students and parents set measurable and attainable goals. It was announced that Ghysels was looking for work outside of the district last November after he told the Voice and the community that he had been having a romantic relationship with Landels school principal Carmen Mizell. Both were married and were the process of going through divorces last year. Because principals typically report to the superintendent, the district’s reporting structure was altered to avoid a conflict of interest. The announcement of Ghysels relationship with Mizell caused a backlash among some in the community, while others stated their continuing support for the two. Craig Goldman, Chief Financial Officer for Mountain View Whisman, is expected to take over as the district’s superintendent under an agreement announced in November by the school board president at the time, Phil Palmer. V

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tion plans, Groves said at the meeting. The donation will allow two part-time library assistants to keep their jobs, he said. The staff reductions will take effect June 30. Steve Hope, the district’s assistant superintendent for personnel, said two senior office assistants and one computer support provider will lose their jobs. Two senior office assistants will have their weekly hours reduced, Hope said, along with three instructional supervisors and one child care supervisor at the adult education program. Finally, the theater manager’s work time will be reduced from 220 to 180 paid days a year, he said. E-mail Martin Sanchez at msanchez


ASSAILANT BEATS MAN WITH STICK, FLEES An unknown assailant beat a 26-year-old Mountain View man with a wooden stick on the night of May 6, in a Castro Street parking lot, police say. The assailant rushed towards the victim as he was getting into his car behind Sonica Music Company at 260 Castro Street at 10:26 p.m., Mountain View Police Department spokeswoman Liz Wylie said. The assailant’s face was covered, she said. The assailant hit the victim with the stick once and punched him immediately afterward, Wylie said. The victim fell out of his car after being struck and the assailant fled on foot down Bryant Street without taking anything, she said. Several bystanders witnessed the attack, Wylie said — one of whom called 911. Police were unable to locate the assailant after the attack. The victim received minor injuries, Wylie said. He was transported to a nearby hospital but was released without receiving treatment, she said. Wylie described the suspect as roughly 6 feet tall and of medium build. — Martin Sanchez

LAB TECH DODGES CRUTCH-THROWING EL CAMINO PATIENT A Milipitas man was left without a leg to stand on the evening of Monday, May 3, after being cited for battery for allegedly throwing one of his crutches at a medical technician at a Mountain View hospital. The 22-year-old technician claims Milipitas resident Ricky King, 53, verbally abused staff at El Camino Hospital after being transported there via ambulance, Mountain View Police Department spokeswoman Liz Wylie said. King was asked to leave the hospital, Wylie said, and he allegedly threw the crutch as he was being escorted from the premises. The technician submitted a request for a citizen’s arrest to the Mountain View Police Department at 5:15 p.m., Wylie said. Police transported King to another hospital where he was admitted for treatment, she said. Once he had been installed in the hospital, the officers cited King for battery on a physician, she said. The technician was not injured by the thrown crutch, Wylie said. — Martin Sanchez



THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY BEGINS THIRD FIVE-YEAR REVIEW OF CLEANUP AT THE CTS PRINTEX SUPERFUND SITE The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun the third Âżve-year review of cleanup actions undertaken at the former CTS Printex Superfund Site (Site) located in the City of Mountain View, Santa Clara County, California. The review will evaluate whether the cleanup actions for the Site remain protective of human health and the environment. THE REVIEW PROCESS





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The remedial action objective stated in the SCR and ROD is to reduce existing and future risks to human health and to the environment by preventing the migration of chemicals in groundwater and prohibiting the use of shallow groundwater for drinking water. The down-gradient portion of the Site bounded by Plymouth Street, Sierra Vista Avenue and Highway 101 still requires additional monitoring, investigation and possibly remediation for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in groundwater. However, residual concentrations of VOCs in groundwater have been decreasing and are anticipated to continue to decrease over time. The property that once housed the manufacturing facility has been redeveloped as a residential condominium complex known as “Gables Endâ€? with the following new street addresses: 1901-1950 Cambridge Drive, 841-862 Avery Drive, 1900-1929 Aberdeen Lane, 851-863 Donovan Way and 1901-1941 Newbury Drive. The Gables End developer has prepared a risk management plan, recorded a restrictive covenant and implemented certain mitigation measures (e.g., vapor barriers and sub-slab depressurization systems) to address potential VOC concerns through the vapor intrusion pathway. CLEANUP OBJECTIVES AND PROGRESS In 1986, CTS Printex, Inc. decontaminated buildings and excavated soil from under those buildings, sending the wastes to an EPA-approved storage facility. The company also excavated the neutralization sump between 1985 and 1986 and backÂżlled the area with gravel, clay and asphalt. The soil and groundwater was cleaned up to remove residual sources of contamination on the former manufacturing area of the Site. However, low levels of VOCs remain in the groundwater. Over the next year, EPA will be assessing the vapor intrusion pathway, investigating down-gradient areas of the Site and proposing a plan to remediate groundwater and, if necessary, any vapor intrusion risk identiÂżed. Risk management measures have been installed to allow residential development on the former manufacturing area of the Site, and concentrations of VOCs in groundwater are continuing to decrease over time. Monitoring of groundwater in this area will continue until VOC concentrations reach cleanup levels. Sub-slab depressurization systems with membranes have been installed in all residential buildings located in the Gables End development to protect future residents from potential migration of VOC vapors from the underlying groundwater. Concentrations of VOCs that exist in groundwater downgradient of this area may require additional monitoring, investigation and, potentially, remediation. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT EPA is interested in hearing from the public. If you have any issues or concerns about the CTS Printex cleanup plan, and particularly if you have direct knowledge that could affect our review, we would like to talk with you. Please contact Raymond Chavira, EPA Remedial Project Manager. If you would like to receive future fact sheets, please contact Vicki Rosen. FOR MORE INFORMATION Please visit the Site website at:

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ily’s identity. It was hard for her to come to the Community Services Agency, the Mountain View nonprofit group that runs the food bank she visits, she said. “I used to come with my sunglasses and a hat, because the people handing out food went to my church. I’m used to being the one handing out food at church,� she said. Marie said her savings have nearly run out. She has been receiving unemployment benefits for the past two years, but those checks will stop coming in two months, she said. Food banks like CSA allow her to feed her family without borrowing money. “There are so many people who go to bed at night with that debt hanging over their heads. I think that the miracle of my family is that we’ve not gone into debt,� she said. Marie said she has spent the past two years looking for jobs through former colleagues, and doing volunteer work for nonprofit groups in the hopes of being promoted to a paying position. Neither approach has worked, she said. She has significant personal responsibilities as well. As an only child, she runs errands, cooks and provides transportation for her parents, who are unable to care for themselves. She also cares for her 16-yearold daughter, who has struggled with developmental disabilities since a childhood problem restricted oxygen flow to her growing brain, Marie said. She tries to teach her daughter skills that will help her find a job when she graduates from high school but worries about what her daughter’s future holds. Marie’s daughter helps walk the family dogs, cook — “We love the Food Channel,� — and care

for Marie’s parents. In spite of the challenges her daughter faces, Marie said she is grateful for the time they spend together. “My daughter is healthy. I’m a lucky mom,� she said. Her two older children — a son and another daughter -— have already left home. Marie’s ex-husband does not contribute to the family’s finances, so her children have had to find ways of paying for their own college educations, she said. Marie struggled to find career advice and financial support when she was laid off, she said. “When you have been so selfsufficient for years, it can be hard to reach out for help,� she said. Marie said she has spent a lot of time researching support groups like the Community Services Agency, but has had some serendipitous moments as well. By chance, she discovered NOVA, a local career development agency through which she has been taking career development and computer skills classes for the past year. “I don’t want to sound religious, but I just heard ‘Go to Foothill College and just show up.’ I knock on this door, and this woman says ‘Can I help you with anything?’ I started to cry and I told her my story. She said ‘You walked into the right place!’ I walked into NOVA!� she said. She finished one of NOVA’s career certification courses last week, she said. She hopes that certificate will help her find work as an office manager again. “In spite of all the obstacles, there is always something to work towards,� she said. Churches and nonprofits like NOVA and the Community Services Agency can provide huge benefits to everybody who finds themselves in financial trouble, she said. “When I finally got rid of my pride, I realized how many resources are out there to help — emotionally, financially, spiritually,� Marie said. V

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aint Francis High School student Hailey Kehoe prefers shopping the farmers’ market to cruising the mall. She reads “Cook’s Illustrated” magazine instead of “Seventeen.” Her favorite TV program is “Iron Chef.” At 16, Hailey has her eyes on the prize. She wants to be a chef. It started early for Hailey. When she was a toddler, she didn’t watch “Barney.” It was “No, mommy, I want to watch the ‘bam’ man” — referring to celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse’s TV program. When starting to read, Hailey pored over the labels on food packages, says her mother, Betsy Kehoe. Did this child come from a family of foodies? No. “I’m no gourmet, but I’m learning from her,” says Betsy. Hailey lives in Atherton with her parents, Patrick and Betsy Kehoe. She graduated from Nativity School and is a junior at St. Francis High School in Mountain View, where she plays varsity water polo. She plans to attend culinary school after graduation, and visited the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, and Johnson & Wales College of Culinary Arts in Providence, Rhode Island, during spring break. This summer she will attend week-long “Career Camps” at both schools. Since the water polo season ended at St. Francis last fall, Hailey has concentrated on cooking. She cooks dinner for her parents every night (her mom does the dishes) and shops for food on Saturdays at the farmers’ market at College of San Mateo. “It’s my favorite place to go in the whole world. You can find every specialty food in season.” Hailey Kehoe, caterer Hailey launched a catering business, called Culinartist, in January. It came about when a friend of her mother sampled appetizers Hailey

had made for a Christmas party. Crickette Brown Glad was so impressed she asked Hailey if she would like to cater a dinner party at her home in Hillsborough. There was a special requirement, however: The menu had to be gluten-free. A gluten-free diet is completely free of foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley and oats. Some of the most frequently used grains and starches in a gluten-free diet are corn, potatoes, rice, tapioca, buckwheat, millet and quinoa. Hailey says she researched everything she could find about gluten-free foods, and came up with a multi-course menu for 10 people. The dinner included: pizza Margherita, Sicilian blood orange salad, pasta carbonara, veal Marsala, winter root vegetables, and chocolate orange mousse. The linguine was made with quinoa and the veal was breaded in rice flour. There were many sophisticated ingredients in the menu: Mimolette cheese and black truffles in the salad, pancetta and quail egg in the pasta, and a wine and mushroom reduction in the veal. “We’ve had to buy truffles, caviar, saffron. She’s not afraid to try new things,” says Betsy Kehoe. The hostess was so pleased with Hailey’s efforts that she booked her for another dinner party, and two more coming up this spring. Guests were equally enthusiastic. “I had the wonderful pleasure of dining when Hailey performed her magic,” says Beverly Stern, a guest at Ms. Brown Glad’s dinner. “The meal was thoughtfully prepared, especially due to Crickette’s eating options. ... I was senor vice president of Williams-Sonoma from 1997 to 2001. I have met many chefs and been in many kitchens. I myself am a self-taught foodie chef. ... Hailey will continue to shine and I know she will be very successful in her culinary Continued on next page


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adventures.” Does Hailey get nervous putting on a fancy dinner party for discriminating adults? She says no. “I do!” adds her mom. Most of Hailey’s friends can’t imagine that she would want to spend her free time in a kitchen. “That’s because

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“Food — it’s my passion,” says the teenager. they don’t get cooking. They don’t do it, so they don’t realize it’s a process, a very satisfying, artistic thing I can do that makes me feel good inside,” says Hailey. She realizes most teenagers don’t have her mature palate. When friends eat at her house, they prefer the garlic bread and pizza to more sophisticated dishes. One friend, Kirsten Wessbecher, works with her as a sous chef, however. When this reporter visited the Kehoe household last week, Hailey whipped up a gourmet repast for us to sample. She prepared a salad of roasted golden and red beets in a white truffle oil vinaigrette, roasted artichoke hearts and asparagus

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some serious competition from this teenager. All of Hailey’s cooking isn’t caviar and truffles. Her brother, Spencer, who is 23 and living in San Diego, is a “chocolate and meat person,” she says. She makes chocolate chip cookies, fudge, and “my Nana’s fudge sauce” for him. Hailey Kehoe doesn’t seem to have trouble “finding herself.” She knows her career lies in cooking. “Something so elemental to life, food is so misunderstood by people of my generation. Now that I’m able to earn some money and do what I love, my friends are way more interested,” she says. “Food — it’s my passion,” says the teenager. V

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The city expects to have more detailed images before a City Council discussion on May 25. cerned about the cost of the trench option, though she had concerns about the elevated and at grade alternatives. In Mountain View, the Rail Authority reports a cost of $155 million for at-grade tracks, $344 million for an aerial viaduct, $615 million for an open trench and $1.4 billion for a covered trench. The elevated platform option downtown is “overwhelming� as Bryant put it, because it has to be wide enough for Caltrain platforms on each side of the four tracks. In the Rengstorff Avenue options, Crisanto Drive along Rengstorff Park is closed off in the at-grade alternative. Existing businesses and homes remain in the three designs for Rengstorff Avenue, including Mi Pueblo Market. The city expects to have more detailed images before a City Council discussion of the images on May 25. Additional drawings will eventually include some street level views, Fuller said. V

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depressed to run under ground level “at-grade� tracks. “The images reinforce to me what a major effect such a solution would have on our downtown,� said Mayor Ronit Bryant. The biggest consequence for downtown may be in the at grade option where portions of Castro Street are depressed all the way from Villa Street to Central Avenue That would alter how people use the historic 100 block of Castro Street, and would require an elevated pedestrian crossing mid-block. But that option has the advantage of an elevated crossing over Central Expressway, though others could as well, Fuller said. Another consequence for downtown is that the city’s 1888 train depot replica at the corner of Castro Street and Evelyn Avenue has to be moved away from the tracks in the at-grade option, Fuller said. Council member Margaret Abe-Koga said she was con-


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eset by a series of bad decisions and what appears to be a wide-ranging lack of confidence from members of her own staff, District Attorney Delores Carr has found herself in a struggle to win reelection. After taking office in 2007 as the first woman to serve as Santa Clara County’s District Attorney, Carr soon ran into a buzz saw of controversy over her decision not to prosecute several De Anza College baseball players for sexual assault in a widely publicized case. Although her decision may have been correct, she admits that she did not adequately explain her reasoning to the media and other interested parties. More black marks occurred when some of her deputies were accused of prosecutorial misconduct for withholding evidence from defense attorneys, and when her husband, a retired San Jose Police lieutenant, became a consultant in a case that is likely to be prosecuted by her office. Another issue has erupted over her decision to blackball Superior Court Judge Andrea Bryan for what Carr considered a bias against prosecutors. For candidate Jeff Rosen, these and other missteps by Carr are what convinced him to run against his boss, who has lost the support of more than half the deputy prosecutors in her office. They have endorsed Rosen, as has former longtime former DA George Kennedy, and a majority of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, which constitutes a serious loss of support for Carr. Rosen has spent 15 years as a deputy district attorney, and now handles mostly high profile murder cases, including some that carry the death penalty. He is known as a tough prosecutor but says he has dismissed murder cases when he thought the defendant was innocent. Rosen promises to institute a number of reforms to the DA’s office, including bringing back the cold case and conviction integrity unit that Carr dropped. He says he also would make sure deputies share evidence with defense attorneys, and begin a policy that all supervising attorneys carry a small case load, to keep them involved in the prosecution process. Although Rosen lacks experience managing a large operation like the DA’s office, which has a staff of 500, and an $85 million budget, he has been successful as president of Temple Kol Emeth in Palo Alto, where he oversaw a large budget and staff. In our view, Jeff Rosen will bring a fresh, no-nonsense approach to the District Attorney’s office. The DA’s office has suffered under Delores Carr, who simply has made too many mistakes. Rosen is a mature, seasoned prosecutor who has the support of more than half his colleagues, a majority of the county bar association and former DA George Kennedy. We recommend Jeff Rosen for Santa Clara County District Attorney.

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was surprised to read your May 7 editorial regarding the City Council’s approval of the Prometheus project on Evelyn Avenue. You characterized the council as “ready to do anything to encourage development and retail development downtown,� with the added implication that the council disregarded the risk of “traffic gridlock, impossible parking and an imposing, four-story facade�. I reject that characterization. Let’s put the decision in context: a location on the edge of the downtown neighborhood, fronting the train tracks (and possibly, quite soon, the high-speed rail) was approved for 203 mostly one-bedroom apartments; the parking ratio is somewhat greater than the one approved in the 15-year old Evelyn Corridor Precise Plan; the facades mirror the ones of buildings across Villa and Bush, with four-stories facing the train tracks. None of the studies undertaken indicated there would be significant impacts on the neighborhood. Did the neighbors express concerns? Quite a few most certainly did. Quite a few others expressed support. After months of study, numerous public meetings, many, many private meetings with residents, countless e-mail messages, and very considerable

thought, I voted with the majority of council to approve the project. I love my downtown neighborhood, where I have lived for the past 23 years — a walkable and very diverse neighborhood. The Prometheus project will add some housing options for people unable or unwilling as yet to afford the high costs of single-family residences but eager to live in a friendly, pedestrian-oriented neighborhood with good public transit options. Nothing in the decision I made regarding this specific lot on Evelyn Avenue should be taken as implying that I would necessarily approve another high-density project downtown, or in any other part of the city. Several times in the past few years your paper characterized me as being “slow growth� when I voted against higher-density projects that I thought were badly designed or inappropriate for their proposed location. In truth, I am neither slowgrowth nor fast-growth. I judge each project that comes before me on its own merits, with a view to fulfilling what our residents recently defined as the vision for Mountain View: a city that “provides for the needs of all residents,� with “a lively downtown, vibrant neighborhoods and a healthy economy.� Ronit Bryant is mayor of Mountain View.









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is dimmed, and the dark green, blue and burgundy colors are muted. Decor is neat and uncluttered. Our wait staff was attentive yet never intrusive. This is a place to unwind. Judging by the temperature of every course, it seems as if our orders didn’t linger very long in the kitchen before arriving at the table. We began with a bowl of steaming tom yung goong soup ($4.95), which proved to be a modest serving and yet was a very satisfying way to whet the appetite. The soup contained four large de-veined shrimp with tails, roasted pepper strips and mushrooms in a lively hot and sour fish broth exploding with citrus, lemon grass and chili pepper flavors. We loved this soup, which found the mid-point between spiciness and freshness. We ordered the Indian appetizer roti ($6.50), and within minutes dug into a steaming hot six-inch pancake cut into six triangles

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a couple pinches of finely diced green onions and red pepper. It provided a nice complement to the roti, and was rather thin, making it better suited for spooning rather than dipping onto the pastry. Thaiphoon’s veggie lettuce wraps ($7.95) arrived as two quarter-head slices of crisp iceberg lettuce rest-

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(Century 16, Century 20) What a superhero-loving teen took to the streets in his own homemade costume? That’s the idea behind “Kick-Ass,� itself based on a fanboyfave comic-book series by writer Mark Millar (“Wanted�) and illustrator John Romita Jr. “With no power comes no responsibility,� Dave Lizewski muses, but he’s wrong, of course. When he pulls on his eBay-bought wetsuit and prowls the streets as “KickAss,� he’s taking his very life into his hands. Lizewski quickly lands himself in the hospital, lucky to be alive. But that accomplished, the story spins wilder and wilder “what-if�s, throwing Dave (an appealingly nerdy Aaron Johnson) into a world much broader than the walls of his high school. Rated R for strong brutal violence throughout, pervasive language, sexual content, nudity and some drug use — some involving children. One hour, 57 minutes. — P.C. )


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Spring Down Camp Equestrian Center Portola Valley Spring Down camp teaches basic to advanced horsemanship skills. All ages welcome. Daily informative lecture, riding lesson, supervised hands-on skill practice, tacking/untacking of own camp horse, and fun horse arts and crafts. 650-851-1114 Stanford Baseball Camps Stanford All Day or Half-Day Baseball Camps at beautiful Sunken Diamond. For ages 7-12, Stanford Baseball camps feature personalized Baseball instruction, fun activities and drills, and exciting Baseball games. Camps for beginner and advanced players. Camps for older players also available. Camp availability from June 14th-August 6th. Receive $25 off by calling 650-723-4528. 650-723-4528 Stanford Water Polo Camps Stanford Morning and/or afternoon water polo sessions at Avery Aquatic Center. June 1417 for ages 8-14. Beginners welcome. Fun water skill instruction, activities and games. Camps for more advanced players available too. 650-725-9016

TechKnowHow Computer & LEGOŽ Camps Peninsula Fun and enriching technology classes for students, ages 6-14! Courses include LEGO and K’NEX Projects with Motors, Robotics, and Game Design. Many locations, including Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Sunnyvale. Half and all day options. 650-474-0400

Academic Camps iD Tech Camps and iD Teen Academies Stanford Experience North America’s #1 Tech Camp — 4 Bay Area Locations! Ages 7-18 create video games, websites, movies, iPhoneŽ & FacebookŽ apps, robots and more during this weeklong, day and overnight summer tech program. Teen Programs also available at Stanford. Save w/code CAU22. 1-888-709-TECH (8324) Stratford School - Camp Socrates Bay Area Academic enrichment infused with traditional summer camp fun—that’s what your child will experience at Camp Socrates. Sessions begin on June 28 and end on August 13 with the option for students to attend for all seven weeks or the first four weeks (June 28-July 23). Full or half-time morning or afternoon program are available to fit your schedule. 12 locations. www. 650-493-1151

ISTP Language Immersion Palo Alto International School of the Peninsula camps offered in French, Chinese, Spanish or ESL for students in Nursery through Middle School. Three 2-week sessions, each with different theme. Students are grouped according to both grade level and language proficiency. 650-251-8519 Conversation Hindi Camps Bay Area The camps provide a creative, fun and interactive environment and focus on developing conversational Hindi skills. A natural and nurturing environment gives numerous conversation opportunities through theatre, role playing, games, arts & crafts and multimedia. 650-493-1566 Summer Program @ Mid-Peninsula High School Menlo Park Mid-Peninsula High School Summer Program is open to students entering grades 9-12 and is proud to offer a variety of academic and enrichment courses in an individualized and caring environment. 650-321-1991 x110 Earth Care Science Camp Los Altos Conservation and Preservation of God’s Creation. Hands-on learning environment featuring experiments, arts and crafts, games, field experts and more. For age 3 to Grade 5. August 2 to 6, 9am to 12pm. Held at First Baptist Church. 650-948-5698 Summer Program at German International School of Silicon Valley Mtn. View Our summer programs offer children ages 4 to 10 a unique opportunity to spend their summer break having fun learning or improving their German language skills in a stimulating, creative atmosphere with professional, native Germanspeaking teachers. 650-254-0748

(Palo Alto Square) Kate (Catherine Keener, often the star of Holofcener’s films) is the owner of a trendy New York modern furniture shop, for which she buys furniture and accessories at estate sales. “We buy from the children of dead people,� says her husband, Alex (Oliver Platt). She pays a pittance and resells the pieces for major bucks, while being racked with guilt about all the homeless and disadvantaged people out on the streets. As often as not, though, her attempts at charity misfire. Kate and Alex have bought the pre-war apartment next to theirs, but can’t take possession and merge it with theirs until its current tenant, bitchy 91-year-old Andra (Ann Guilbert), dies. While many of the characters are nasty, including Andra, this is not a mean-spirited movie. Many characters battle with their selfishness. And the writing is superb: witty, at times seemingly improvised, never static. “Please Give� is a very New York movie, but its New York is far from Woody Allen’s gilded view. This is the real New York, warts and all. Rated R for nudity. One hour, 30 minutes. — R.P.


(Aquarius) The story is about modes of seeing — including the passive watching of could-be lovers whose hesitation spans decades. The man and woman are court investigator Benjamin Esposito (Ricardo Darin) and lawyer Irene MenendezHastings (Soledad Villamil). The film begins in 1999, with Benjamin retired and struggling against writer’s block to launch a second career as a novelist. Concluding he must get out of his system the defining story of his erstwhile career, he visits his former colleague Irene, object of the great unconsummated love of his life. Though she is now married with children, possibility still hangs in the air as the pair recall a murder case from 25 years hence and the politics that hampered the investigation and prosecution. “The Secret in Their Eyes� doesn’t hedge any bets, offering romance, mystery, prosecutorial tension and social critique. Rated R for a rape scene, violent images, some graphic nudity and language. Two hours, seven minutes. — P.C.

NMOVIECRITICS S.T.-Susan Tavernetti, J.A.-Jeanne Aufmuth, T.H.-Tyler Hanley





Friends of Mountain View Library Book Sale Sat. May 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., May 16, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bag sale is 2-4 p.m. Friends of Mountain View Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View. Call 650-526-7049.

and Arts (CSMA) will perform in ensembles for brass, piano, voice and strings. May 26, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA), Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.


Villa Siena Golf Tournament Scramble format golf tournament benefits Villa Siena senior living community in Mountain View. Entry fee includes cart, lunch and a margarita reception on the patio at Shoreline Golf Links after the tournament. Save $100 when you register an entire foursome. Reception only is $20. May 14, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $150 for golf; $20 for reception only. Shoreline Golf Links, 2940 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. Call 650-961-6484.

Cubes & Crayons: “Kids’ Night Out� Cubes & Crayons, which provides office space, childcare and family activities, is hosting a “Kids’ Night Out� event. Parents can drop their kids off for children’s art activities and story time, along with pizza, snacks and games. Four Friday times are planned: March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11, each 5:30-8:30 p.m. $50 general, $40 for members. Cubes and Crayons, 154 E. Dana St., Mountain View.



Iliana and Todor at Flex-it Stanford International Dancers presents a dance workshop with Iliana Bozhanova and Todor Yankov. May 14, 8-11 p.m. $12, students $6. Flex-it aerobics studio, 425 W. Evelyn Ave., Mountain View. Call 408-7335529.

“Only the Brave� Film Screening “Only the Brave� is the first motion picture about the 100th/442nd as seen through the eyes of the men who lived it. Written and directed by awardwinning playwright Lane Nishikawa, the story was based on the actual experiences of his three Nissei uncles. May 22, 4:30-7 p.m. $5 (student/senior) $10 (general). Mt. View Buddhist Temple, 575 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. Call 650-9684027.

Sounding for Self-Care Circles “Use your voice, breath, and music to take better care of your whole self. Building community through sound. Led by a rotating group of sound healing practitioners,� instructor Lisa Chu says. Thursdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. $15/drop-in fee. The Cradle of Manifestation, 2483 Old Middlefield Way, Ste 150, Mountain View. Call 650-325-2914.

CONCERTS CSMA Merit Scholarship Students Merit Scholars from the Community School of Music

LIVE MUSIC Houston Jones at Dana Street Roasting Company Houston Jones, an Americana quintet from the San Francisco Bay Area, play folk, bluegrass, blues and gospel. May 23, 7 p.m. $10. Dana Street Roasting Company, 744 W. Dana St., Mountain View. Call 510-306-4809.

Look Mexico Indie-rock band Look Mexico performs on the first-floor stage May 26, 8-10 p.m. Red Rock Coffee, 201 Castro St., Mountain View.

Symphony Orchestra Madrigal Choir Concert Mountain View High School Symphony Orchestra, a group that brings string players together with wind musicians, along with the world-traveled Madrigal Choir, will perform John Rutter’s “Magnificat for Choir and Orchestra� on May 24 at the Spartan Theater. 7-8 p.m. Donation requested. Spartan Theater, 3535 Truman Ave., Mountain View.

ON STAGE “Seussical the Musical� The Cat in the Hat, Horton the elephant and a host of Dr. Seuss creations come to life on stage in Peninsula Youth Theatre’s upcoming production of “Seussical: The Musical.� May 15-23, $7 - $18. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. Call 650-903-6000. www.

RESEARCH SUBJECTS Designing Firefox Alex Faaborg, a principal designer at Mozilla, will discuss the design philosophy at Mozilla, the unique process of coordinating user experience design in an open source environment, and the future of Firefox’s user interface. May 18, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Free. Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley, NASA Research Park, Bldg 23, Moffett Field. Call 650-335-2852. silicon-valley/news-events/seminars/index.html.

SENIORS A “Luau under the Palms� Spring Dance!!! This year’s spring dance will feature

NHIGHLIGHT ARTISTS OPEN THEIR STUDIOS The studios of Beth Cody, Cassie Gay, Hedda Hope, Maria Kazanskaya, Susan Kraft, Leslie Lambert, Lynne Lampl, Wendy Lowengrub, Lynn Mauser-Bain, Gertie Mellon, Anthony Montanino and Jane Peterman will be open to the public, presenting art in many media. May 15-16, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Palo Alto Studios, 4030 Transport, Palo Alto. Call 650-279-8184.

ballroom dancing, refreshments, and live music from Jerry Jay’s Quartet. May 19, 8 p.m. $4 in advance, $5 at the door. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View. Call 650-903-6330. Healthy Aging Workshop Foothill College instructor Scott Lohman facilitates a group exploration about aging and some easy exercises. May 17, Noon. Free. 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View. Call 650-903-6330.

SPECIAL EVENTS A La Carte & Art Festival with live music, fine art, crafts, artisan specialty food purveyors, health and wellness displays, an organic and green products, home and garden exhibits, festive food and drink with premium wine, microbrews and margaritas, fresh seasonal produce, a classic car show, kids’ amusements. May 15-16, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. On Castro St., Mountain View. www. California Winery Tasting Wine from Rosenblum Cellars. May 21, 4-7 p.m. $15.56$19.22. Artisan Wine Depot, 400A Villa St., Mountain View. Call 650-969-3511. www. Wine Tasting Bryan Rollins of Pine Ridge Winery in Napa will be on hand for a wine tasting at the Artisan Wine Depot. Thu., May 20, 5-7:30 p.m. Advance: $10.98. Walk-in: $15.56. Artisan Wine Depot, 400A Villa St., Mountain View. Call 650-969-3511.

TEEN ACTIVITIES LAYT Auditions “A Year with Frog & Toad� auditions: May 27, 7 to 10 p.m. or May 28, 4 to

10 p.m. Callbacks/dance May 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Prep two minutes of an upbeat musical theater or dixie jazz song that exhibits strong character acting. Dress to move. Los Altos Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. Call 650-947-2796. Middle School Dodgeball Tournament Middle School Dodgeball Tournament. Register in teams of four to six players by Friday, May 14, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Mountain View Sports Pavilion, 1185 Castro St., Mountain View. Call 650-903-6410. city_hall/comm_services/recreation_programs_ and_services/teen_services.asp. Teen Open Gym Teen Open Gyms are open every Saturday night for various sports. Middle School and High School students only; bring your student ID. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Whisman Sports Center, 1500 Middlefield Ave., Mountain View. Call 650-903-6410. http://www.mountainview. gov/city_hall/comm_services/recreation_programs_and_services/teen_services.asp. The House The House is open to middle-school students to come hang out with their friends. This free drop-in program is supervised by recreation leaders and offers a social atmosphere that includes homework help, billiards, arts and crafts. Mon.-Thu., 5-8 p.m. Free. The House, 298 Escuela Ave., Mountain View. Call 650-903-6410. www.

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Museum Volunteers

Fiction Writing Workshop Home of PA author. Starts June. 650/326-1241. Instruction for Hebrew Bar and Bat Mitzvah For Affiliated and Unaffiliated George Rubin, M.A. in Hebrew/Jewish Education 650/424-1940

133 Music Lessons

Free talk- Kabbalah

A Piano Teacher Children & Adults Ema Currier (650)493-4797

Gallery of Artists for SVOS! Green Mental Health Free Service Horse Back Riding Lessons! Issues with food? Moving Help???? MOVING SALE 5/8: PALO ALTO OPEN HOUSE - Scientology Open Studios Artists Parent Observation PRIVATE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS Seeking Co-Worker The William Munn family is in search of a co-worker who was employed at the VA hospitals in Palo Alto and/or Menlo Park or any VA Hospital in the greater Bay Area. Person of interest would have worked in the maintenance department from the late 1940’s through 1982. If you have any information please contact Mark at 1-800-479-9533.

The Great Treasure Hunt The Great Treasure Hunt and Flea Market, admission Free Wonderful vendors, food and fun! May 22, 2010, 10:00am - 4:00pm Christ Church Parking Lot 815 Portola Road Portola Valley Donations of gently used items being accepted. Seller spaces still available @ $100. please contact Andi Mallinckrodt @ 650-533-1180 The Story of Dianetics

Barton-Holding Music Studio New 6 weeks “singing for the nonsinger” class starts Monday March 1st. Laura Barton 650/965-0139 FUN Piano Voice Violin Guitar Guitar and Bass Lessons All styles, ages, skill levels 25+ years exp. 408/260-1131 Guitar Lessons 650-224-3550 beg/int all styles your home $60 Hope Street Studios In Downtown Mountain View Most Instruments, Voice All Ages, All Levels (650) 961-2192 Jazz & Pop Piano Lessons Learn how to build chords and improvise. Bill Susman, M.A., Stanford. (650)906-7529 Lessons at McCool Piano Studio 566-9391MP Near Burgess Gym Menlo Park Mommy and me music class 0- 4 years old. Free demo class (650)-561-3712 Piano Class for Ages 2-6, FUN! Piano Lessons Taught in your home. Member MTAC & NGPT. Specializing in beginners. All levels welcome. Karen, (650)367-0307 or (650)996-8059

Try the harp

135 Group Activities

Unlock Your Mind

Blast From the Past Singles Danc

Worried,Stressed Out? Depressed?


120 Auctions Real Estate Auction Spectacular 106 acre property near Paso Robles with highway frontage, nice home, irrigation, well and more! Visit Call Elite Auctions (661) 325-6500. Auction June 5th @ 12 noon. (Cal-SCAN)

150 Volunteers ART Dialogues Docents volunteers Bilingual Counselors Community Cell Phone Collector Library Volunteers Needed Looking for Volunteers NASA cats need fosterers Please Feed Homeless Cats in MV Stanford Cats need volunteers

CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINER Mountain View Seasoned Travelers NATURE/OUTDOORS Events Calendar PRINCE vs MICHAEL DJ Dance Party Silicon Valley Single Mingle Silicon Valley SinglesConvention Spring Down Open Horse Show

Back Pack - Jansport - $30.00 Canon 35 MM Camera - $50.00

215 Collectibles & Antiques

Firewood-Oak Mix-Seasoned & Spli $150.00

Antiques Sale 10% to 50% OFF!

Know Life - Books and Audio - $250

BMW Sales/Consignment Any Any - 100

Impressionist Art.

Lionhead bunnies - 30.00

Ford 1972 Maverick - $900

Quality Fine Art Prints

Ford 2001 Taurus - $ 2500

Quartersaun Oak Parlour Table - $500

Jeep 1995 Wrangler - 3900.

220 Computers/ Electronics

Marlin Inboard Boat Open bow, 17 ft., 3.8 litre. Excel cond. $2500. 650/948-4895

For Sale 201 Autos/Trucks/ Parts

Mazda 1988 MX6 - $995 Toyota 1983 Pickup Toyota pickup with 98K miles, 4 speed, 4 cyl. 1983 call 650 269 3732

202 Vehicles Wanted


Menlo Park, Huge Neighborhood Garage Sale- Hedge Road, May 15th 8am-4pm Huge neighborhood Garage Sale. Come to Suburban Park and shop ‘till you drop. Come early for the best itemsSaturday, 15th from 8am to 4pm.

Free Advice! We’ll Help You Choose A Program Or Degree To Get Your Career & Your Life On Track. Call Collegebound Network Today! 1-877-461-5940 (AAN CAN)

Lost Persian Cat—Palo Alto

Mountain View, 1550 Ernestine Lane, N/A

Reactive Mind? - Audio Book - $35 Relaxor Light Therapy - $5.00 road to freedom - $20 Stetson Western Hats - $35.00 Telephoto Camera Case - $25.00 Typewriter, IBM Selectric - $85.00 Western Boots - $55-$100

Antique dolls

250 Musical Instruments

Wanted: queensize bedframe

Piano-Baldwin Excel Tone - 2,250.00

240 Furnishings/ Household items

260 Sports & Exercise Equipment

235 Wanted to Buy

2 Italian Marble Lvg Rm Tables - $299

Ab Lounge Sport - $35

Dbl Bed with Trundle pine - $500

Brunswick Billard Piano - Best Offer

DeCoro Italian Leather Couch - $700

German Hiking Boots (Men) - $45.00 OBO

Dining room table wanted - $50

HDR Show Jumping Saddle - $800

Food Processor, Sunbeam - $10

Locker Bag - Ogio - $45.00 OBO

Kitchenaid Refrigerator 19 cu ft., black with top freezer & ice maker, beautiful 4 months new. $585 / 650-325-8521

Rossignol 7M Equipe Jr Skis - $75

Queen Headboard, footboard - $275

Velux 14 inch rigid extension - $35 each

Menlo Park, Neighborhood Yard Sale - 252 Stanford Ave., May 15, 9am-1pm 100/200/300 Block, Stanford & Leland Ave. Furniture, household items, books, kid’s items, tools, electronics & much more! NO EARLY BIRDS!


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Menlo Park, 1360 Hillview Drive, May 16, 10-2

FOUND CAT 650-322-8325

Donations Needed!

Large Floor Safe - FREE

Rocking chair - $50

Menlo Park, Lorelei Lane, May 15, 8-1 Neighborhood Sale! Lots of stuff!


Free metal storage cabinet - FREE

Menlo Park, 1155 Hidden Oaks Dr, May 15 9-5

Menlo Park, 630 Olive Street, May 15, 8-12 Large Multi Family sale, furniture, rugs, kid toys, clothing, books, bikes. Everything must go!

New Board Game - MOBopoly - $35 NEW! BMW 335i Cabrio Toy Car - $600

FREE Firewood & Mulch - FREE

Stuffed animals & dolls - FREE

LA: 655 Magdalena Ave., 5/14, 8-4; 5/15, 8-3 Los Altos United Methodist Church Rummage Sale. x-Foothill.

Mini Lop/Mini Rex babies - $15.00

230 Freebies

Donate Your Car Children’s Cancer Fund! Help Save A Child’s Life Through Research and Support! Free Vacation Package. Fast, Easy and Tax Deductible. Call 1-800252-0615. (Cal-SCAN)

Estate Sale Warehouse New Location 887 Industrial Rd. Suite L San Carlos, CA 94070 Every Fri. & Sat. as of 5/7 & 5/8 10am - 4pm 650-598-0124

Hurting Those You Love? - $20

new medical walker - $20.

Free Full Size Bed & Box Springs - FREE

210 Garage/Estate Sales

Cymbidium Orchids - $25-$50


Donate Vehicle Receive $1000 Grocery Coupons, Your Choice. Noah’s Arc, No Kill Animal Shelters. Advanced Veterinary Treatments. Free Towing, IRS Tax Deduction. Non-Runners. 1-866-912GIVE. (Cal-SCAN)

140 Lost & Found

145 Non-Profits Needs

Palo Alto, 3864 Middlefield Road, Sat. May 15th, 8am - 3pm

2003 Ranger Comanche 520VX Bass Boat with a 225 Evinrude Engine, Mini Kota 74, asking $2900, contact me / 6199567008

Woodside, 1255 Tunitas Creek Rd., May 15, 12-6

Free Advice! We’ll Help You Choose A Program Or Degree To Get Your Career & Your Life On Track. Call Collegebound Network Today! 1-877-892-2642 (AAN CAN)

Runaway Cat!

Palo Alto, 2450 Agnes Way, May 15, 8:30 - 3 Good stuff - surfboards, electronics, books, records, other treasures. Many things $1.00.

Palo Alto, 730 Paul Ave, May 16, 10-4

Trouble with food?

Found Parrot

Palo Alto, 146 Rinconada Ave., May 15, 9-2 Garage Sale: Walnut Danish Dining Set, Buffet, China Cab., Driftwood/ Glass Coffee Tbl, Rock’n Chair, Floor Speakers, Art (Framed, Glass, Ceramic), Kitchen Ware

Audio - Know Yourself, Know Life $165.00

130 Classes & Instruction

MP: 1350 Delfino Way, 5/15, 9-4; 5/16, 10-2 Downsizing sale. Furn., china, art, books, housewares, linens.

Palo Alto, 4040 Wilkie Way, May 15, 10-2

GERMAN Language Class

Free Personal Consultation

Summer Horsemanship Camps


Techline Office Set - $200/obo Wanted: CD Organizer Drawers

245 Miscellaneous DISH Network FREE 6-Room Satellite System! FREE HD-DVR! $19.99/mo, 120+ Digital Channels (for 1 year.) Call Now $400 Signup BONUS! 1-877-415-8163 (AAN CAN)

Kid’s Stuff 330 Child Care Offered After School Care/Driver Avail Are you looking for mature Nanny Child Care opening in San Carlos Debbie’s Family Day Care - RWC EXCELLENT BABYSITTER AVAILABLE! Fun Loving Nanny Available! GREAT FUN NURTURING NANNY!!!

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Great Nanny Available! Great, FUN, Loving NANNY Need a babysitter? - $10-$12 Openings in Family Childcare Top Nanny for Hire Excel. refs. 650/233-9778 Trustline Nanny fun, Loving Venus’s Little Stars(ECE Degree)



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620 Domestic Help Offered

After-school care

Household Help? I can assist w/organizing, laundry, cleaning. Exp. Flex. schedule. 650/630-6476

Babysitter/mother’s helper Night Nanny/Temporary - $35/hr Part Time Childcare Assisstant 2-5 days/wk. Fluent Engl. & legal to work. (650)917-9501 Seeking Afternoon Nanny

345 Tutoring/ Lessons At-home ART classes for children 6-12 yrs. I will teach your child to draw in your own home on a once a week basis. Excel. refs. Reasonable rates. Contact Peter at 650-330-1867 evenings. Chess Lessons for kids and adult French ,Spanish Lsns. 6506919863 French Native Teacher All levels and ages. SAT, AP, conversation for travelers and business professionals. Hessen Camille Ghazal, Ph.D. 650/965-9696 One-to-One Tutoring Service SAT/ACT/AP math tutor $39/hr Stanford-Educated Expert Tutors Tutor/Mentor Needed 6th Grader

350 Preschools/ Schools/Camps Horseback Riding Camps & Lessons (650)854-7755 Lesson Office MVPNS - Enroll Now

355 Items for Sale 24 Months BOY fall/winter/spring Boys VHS videos 2-8 years Firetruck Funrise Girl clothes 3mon-3 years Harry Potter audiotapes High End BRIO Sit-Stroller Lego set 6972 New Board Game - MOBopoly Stuffed animals bag full Tub to bath seat The First Year

Jobs 500 Help Wanted Administrative Assistant Seeking an extraordinary Administrative Assistant!! This position requires someone who is pro-active, highly organized and able to work in a constantly changing environment. This position is ideal for someone who is looking to work in a fast paced environment with a corporate culture focused on collaboration and team work. Interested candidates should forward their cover letter and resume to HOME CARE Hourly Part-time flexible Experience required Benefits & PTO OACM-650-329-1411 The award-winning Mountain View Voice has an immediate opening for a full-time reporter. The successful applicant will have a BA degree and either internship or fulltime writing experience in community journalism. The writer in this position will cover education, health and general assignment, including the police beat. Please send a resume and clips to No phone calls please.

550 Business Opportunities All Cash Vending Be Your Own Boss! Your Own Local Vending Route. Includes 25 Machines and Candy for $9,995. MultiVend LLC, 1-888-625-2405. (Cal-SCAN) ALL CASH VENDING! Be the boss of your own local route with 25 new machines and candy for $9,995. Call today! 1-888-611-9739. Multivend, LLC. (AAN CAN) GREEN TECHNOLOGY Online, at Home Business. @ www. or Call 650-793-5119.

560 Employment Information 415 Classes

$$$HELP WANTED$$$ Extra Income! Assembling CD cases from Home! No Experience Necessary! Call our Live Operators Now! 1-800-4057619 EXT 2450 (AAN CAN) Bartenders in demand No experience necessary. Meet new people, take home cash tips. Up to $200 per shift. Training, placement and certification provided. Call (877) 4352230 (AAN CAN)

Easy Weight® Training Classes

425 Health Services FDA Approved Medical Medical Vacuum Pumps. Viagra, Testosterone, Cialis. Free Brochures. (619) 294-7777. (Cal-SCAN)

440 Massage Therapy Thai Massage: $59 for 1 hr Call Chan at 408-368-3156 for appt. Spoil Me Spa, 2290 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View Therapeutic (Thai Male) Thai Massage(by male). Mountain View / 650-580-0041

455 Personal Training Personal Training at your house!

488 Spa Services Mobile Spray Tanning - GLOW GIRL

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Computer Work Work from anywhere 24/7. Up to $1,500 Part Time to $7,500/mo. Full Time. Training provided. or call 1-800-330-8446. (Cal-SCAN) Jobs, Jobs, Jobs! Get paid to train in the California Army National Guard. Up to 100% tuition assistance. Part-time work. Fulltime benefits. May qualify for bonus. or 1-800-GO-GUARD. (Cal-SCAN) Logistics Trainee Earn as you learn. Good pay, medical/ dental, $ for school. No experience needed. HS grads ages 17-34. Call MonFri 1-800-345-6289. (Cal-SCAN) Medical Assistant Learn on the job. Good pay, benefits, 30 days vacation/yr, $ for school. No experience OK. HS grads ages 17-34. Call Mon-Fri 1-800-345-6289. (Cal-SCAN)

Business Services 605 Antiques & Art Restoration Antique Clock Councelor Acquisition, Evaluation, Conservation & Repair. 650-906-5275.


624 Financial Cash Now! Get cash for your structured settlement or annuity payments. High payouts. Call J.G. Wentworth. 1-866-SETTLEMENT (1-866-738-8536). Rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau. (Cal-SCAN)

645 Office/Home Business Services Advertise Online In a network of 120-plus newspaper websites. Border to Border with one order! $7 cost per thousand impressions statewide. Minimum $5,000 order. Call for details: (916) 288-6010 www. Classified Advertising In 240 Cal-SCAN newspapers for the best reach, coverage, and price. 25-words $550. Reach over 6 million Californians! FREE email brochure. Call (916) 288-6019. (Cal-SCAN) Display Advertising In 140 Cal-SDAN newspapers statewide for $1,550! Reach over 3 million Californians! FREE email brochure. Call (916) 288-6019. (Cal-SCAN)

650 Pet Care/ Grooming/Training All Animals Happy House Pet Sitting Services by Susan Licensed, insured, refs. 650-323-4000

Home Services 703 Architecture/ Design Artist, Designer, Builder Design/Permits One stop for your remodel/design needs. Comp. plans incl structural engineering and energy compliance (T-24). ADW 650-969-4980

710 Carpentry Cabinetry-Individual Designs Precise, 3-D Computer Modeling: Mantels * Bookcases * Workplaces * Wall Units * Window Seats. Ned Hollis, 650/856-9475

715 Cleaning Services

Asuncion Yanet House Cleaning • Houses • Apartments • Offices Reasonable Rates-Free Estimates 15 Years Experience (Mon-Sat)

650-906-7712 or 650-630-3279


HOUSE CLEANING SERVICE Offices • Banks • Restaurants Homes • Ironing • Laundry

24 Years of Experience Good References • Free Estimates Lic #41703

Barbara Milagros C: 650-771-0453 O: 650-299-9629 Frida’s Cleaning Service Housecleaning Available 18 years exp. Excellent refs. Good rates, own car. Maria, (650)679-1675 or (650)207-4609 (cell) Marlem Cleaning Service Residential/comm’l. Move in/out, remodel clean ups, windows. 10 years exp., good refs. Serving entire Bay Area. 650/380-4114 Nena & Ney House Cleaning Detail Oriented, 15 yrs. exp. and baby sitting available. CDL, good refs. 650851-7603 or cell# 650-465-2187

Orkopina Housecleaning


All phases of construction Remodeling, New Homes & Additions

“The BEST Service for You” Bonded

Since 1985


• General Housecleaning • Laundry, Ironing, Change Linens • Meticulous, Quality Work • Windows and Screens Cleaned • Wash Walls and Ceilings • Move In/Move Out and Remodel Clean-up

(650)962-1536- Lic. 020624

Patty’s House Cleaning Service Apartments, Houses, offices. 10 years exp. Excellent Ref. Free est. Call Anytime. Lic#32563 (650)722-1043

Since 1978 Bonded & Insured • Lic#353602

Call Richard 650-281-4021

J. L. GARDENING SERVICE • Garden & Landscape Care • Full Weekly or Bi-Weekly Service • Cleanups • Free Est. 25 Years of Exp.

650-520-9097 • 650-988-8694 www.JLGARDENING.COM

• Complete Kitchen and Bath • Remodels • Additions • Tile & Marble

• Redwood Decks 30 years experience General Contractor Lic.#644317

Call Thomas

650-533-8621 Domicile Construction, Inc.

General Contractor T 415 999-3143 650 366-8335 since 1990 lic #627843

730 Electrical Alex Electric Lic #784136. Free Est. All electrical. Alex, (650)366-6924 Electrical Services Repair, trouble shoot, new install CA lic. 833594. 650/918-7524 angel@

743 Tiling T.A.C. Tile Owner operator, 25 years exp. All calls answered. Small jobs and repairs welcome. Lic. #C594478. 408/794-8094

748 Gardening/ Landscaping

fine gardening & maintenance Visit our website for services

•Residential •Commercial

Jody Horst Landscape Artist

856-9648 • • • • •

Design, Install, Consult Drip & Spray Irrigation Clean-up & Maintenance Lawns & Rock Gardens Edible Gardens, Veggie Boxes Lic. #725080

LANDA’S GARDENING & LANDSCAPING • Yard Maintenance • New Lawns • Clean Ups • Tree Trimming/Pruning Trimming/Pruning

(650)576-6242 Ramon LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Woodwork/Fencing, Irrigation, Aeration, Stump Grinding,Tree/Shrub Trimming, Rototilling Clean ups, Rose/Fruit Tree Pruning. Roger:650-776-8666

Mario’s Gardening Maintenance, clean-ups. 650/365-6955; 995-3822



30 Years in family

Yard clean up • New lawns Sprinklers • Tree triming & removing, including Palm • Stump Removal

650.814.1577 ☎ 650.283.7797

Gaeta's Landscape Complete Garden Maintenance Pavers, flagstone, brick work, BBQs, sprinkler, retaining walls/fences, lighting, Free Estimate!

(650) 368-1458

(650) 207-7452 Free Estimates Call Joe

757 Handyman/ Repairs

ABLE HANDYMAN FRED • Complete Home Repairs • Maintenance • Remodeling • Professional Painting • Carpentry • Plumbing • Electrical • Custom Cabinet Design • Decks – 30 Years Experience – 650.529.1662 • 483.4227


“Ed” MAN

Electrical • Plumbing • Painting Carpentry • Tile • Wallpapering 22 years serving your area




Royal Landscape Woman owned & operated, Landscape maintenance, irrigation, new installation, renovation, cleanups & hauling 30yrs exp. CL #000000 650-280-2971 Landscape Contractor offering zero emissions electric battery gardening maintenance equipment with 50% reduction in noise. 408-839-8414 - 650-868-9896 925-461-2559

751 General Contracting


GENERAL BUILDING CONTRACTORS Additions • Remodels • Baths, Kitchens • New Homes • Seismic Upgrades

650-322-7930 PL/PD STATE LIC# 608358 Distinct Builders, Inc. Domicile Construction Inc.

LET BOB DO IT! Custom Lighting • Electrical Upgrades Kitchen & Bath Remodels Crown Molding • Small Job Specialist

Call Bob: (650) 868-2518 LEFT COAST BUILDERS Lic#819967 • Certified Electrician

Palo Altos # 1 REMODELER

PRESSURE WASHING Patios • Decks • Fences


Residential & Commercial Maintenance, Fences, New Lawns, Retaining Walls, Tree removal, Concrete & More


Gutter Cleaning

ED RODRIGUEZ (650)465-9163 • (650)570-5274



754 Gutters


Leo Garcia Landscape/ Maintenance Lawn and irrig. install, clean-ups. Res. and comml. maint. Free Est. Lic. 823699. 650/369-1477.




650-226-3900 Beckys Landscape Weekly/periodic maint. Annual rose/fruit tree prune, clean ups, irrigation, sod, planting, raised beds. Demolition, excavation. Driveway, patio, deck installs. Power washing. 650/493-7060

Free Estimate



R. Alvarez Cleaning Weekly, monthly or one time cleaning. 14 years exp. Excel. refs. Lic. #41574. 650/703-3026

719 Remodeling/ Additions

Kitchen Cabinets • Granite, Marble • Hardwood Floor • Installation

Repairs • Maintenance • Plumbing Electrical • Carpentry • Garbage Runs Fences • Clean up • Senior Discount

Lic.# 468963

Since 1976

Bonded & Insured


Helping Hands Handyman Service * Honey-Do List Specialist * Rental Repairs * Problem Solver * Local Refs * Call Vicki, 650/465-9529 *

Jeffs Handyman and Repair Free est. 10% SENIOR Discount. “No Job Too Small.” Call Jeff, (650)714-2563

Simon’s Handyman Service Kitchen and Bath Remodeling. For All Your Repair Needs. Plumbing, Finish Carpentry and More. Licensed. 650/270-7726

759 Hauling A


70% Recycled

LARGE TRUCKS Dump Runs • Trees LARGE/small JOBS Free Estimate Insured

650-327-HAUL 415-999-0594



Frank’s Hauling Commercial, Residential, Garage, Basement & Yard. Clean-up. Fair prices. 650/361-8773 J & G HAULING SERVICE Misc. junk, office, appliances, garage, storage, etc, clean-ups. Old furniture, green waste and yard junk. Licensed & insured. FREE ESTIMATES 650/368-8810 Junk Hauling Service Yard clean-up & Maintenance service. Large & small jobs. 650-771-0213



MARKETPLACE the printed version of

767 Movers Armandos Moving Homes, Apartments, Storage. Full Service moves. Serving the Bay Area for 20 yrs. Licensed & Insured. Armando, 650-630-0424. CAL-T190632



Serving the Peninsula since 1975/Owner-Operated!

327-5493 771 Painting/ Wallpaper FARIAS PAINTING Interior/Exterior. Avail. 24/7. 25 Yrs. c.(650)248-6911 Gary Rossi PAINTING Free 2 gal. paint. Water damage repair, wallpaper removal. Bonded. Lic #559953. 650/345-4245 Glen Hodges Painting Senior Discount. Quality work. 35+ years exp. Lic. #351738 Payment plan avail. 650/322-8325 STYLE PAINTING Comm’l/Residential, interior and ext., full service painting. Insured. Lic. 903303. 650/388-8577 Wallpapering by Trish 24 years of experience Free Estimates 949-1820

775 Asphalt/ Concrete Mr. Low Price Driveways, patios, pavers, stamp, brick, block, all stone, retaining walls. Lic. #875321. Insured. Free est. 650/630-2866 Roe General Engineering Concrete, asphalt, sealing, pavers, new construct, repairs. 34 yrs exp. No job too small. Lic #663703 * 650/814-5572

779 Organizing Services Cadagan Concierge End the Clutter & Get Organized Residential Organizing by Debra Robinson (650)941-5073 Voss Organizing Services

783 Plumbing PRESTIGE PLUMBING 1 Day Complete Copper Repipes Emergency Drain Cleaning Services & Repair • Free Estimate Lic#904747 (650) 754-3151 / (650) 366-4070

787 Pressure Washing Pressure Washing Decks * Patios * Driveways Becky, 650/493-7060

789 Plaster/Stucco Exterior Stucco Patching Windows & Doors. Crack Repair. 30 yrs. exp. (650)248-4205

795 Tree Care

Real Estate Menlo Park, 1 BR/1 BA - $1350/mo

Mountain View, 1 BR/1 BA - 1075.00

Woodside, Studio Newly renovated cottage w/ fireplace, carport. Rural setting, walk to town center. Utilities included, n/p, n/s.

Mountain View, 2 BR/1 BA - $1495/mo.

Woodside, Studio - $975/month

Mountain View, 2 BR/1 BA - $1450/mont

815 Rentals Wanted

Menlo Park, 2 BR/2 BA - $2250 Mountain View , 1 BR/1 BA - $1100

Mountain View, 2 BR/2 BA - $1525

Excellent renter available ASAP - 1500

PA: 2BR/1BA From $1325 mo. Upstairs. Bike to Stanford. Year lease. N/P. Avail. now. 650/493-9576

House wanted in P.V.

PA: 2BR/2BA Condo Sheridan Ave. Underground parking. Year lease. $2200 mo. Avail. June 1. 650/327-3946

Seeking Cottage / small house Seeking Quiet Cottage/Guest Quar

Palo Alto, 1 BR/1 BA - $1695/mo

Seeks 1br41; pays U $1000/mo+

Palo Alto, 2 BR/2.5 BA - $3000/mont

Studio Cottage & Offering Help

Palo Alto, 3 BR/2 BA - $3800

820 Home Exchanges

San Carlos, 2 BR/2 BA Walk/Shops/Trans.No/smk/pets, Quiet,$1700.(650)598-7047 San Carlos, 2 BR/2 BA - $1,700,00 Sunnyvale, 1 BR/1 BA - $1,295/Mo Sunnyvale, 1 BR/1 BA - $1250 Sunnyvale, 2 BR/2 BA - $1,695/mo Woodside, 1 BR/1 BA - $1750

803 Duplex Sunnyvale, 2 BR/2 BA - $750.00/mo

805 Homes for Rent HOUSES FOR RENT Browse thousands of rental listings with photos and maps. Advertise your rental home for FREE! Visit: http://www. (AAN CAN) East Palo Alto, 3 BR/1.5 BA - $1,900/mo. East Palo Alto, 3 BR/1.5 BA - $2,000/mo. Fully Furnished Home In Palo Alto, 3 BR/1 BA - $4000/mont Menlo Park , 2 BR/2 BA - $2500.00/m Menlo Park, 2 BR/2 BA - $2850/mo. Mountain View, 4 BR/2.5 BA - $3,300/mo. Palo Alto, 2 BR/1 BA - $2,850 Palo Alto, 2 BR/2 BA - $2300/mth Palo Alto, 3 BR/2 BA - $5300 PV: 3BR/3BA Furnished, incredible views, hot tub. Sublet 5/21-9/1 $4150/mo 650-530-2100 Woodside, 1 BR/1 BA - $2750

809 Shared Housing/ Rooms ALL AREAS - ROOMMATES.COM Browse hundreds of online listings with photos and maps. Find your roommate with a click of the mouse! Visit: http:// (AAN CAN) Palo Alto, 2 BR/1 BA - $985.00/m Palo Alto/ Portola Valley, 1 BR/1 BA $1075/mo.

810 Cottages for Rent

650.368.8065 • 650.704.5588


3 bed House wanted in Palo Alto

Mountain View, Studio BR/1 BA - $945

Redwood City, 2 BR/1.5 BA - $1625/mo.

Atherton, 2 BR/2 BA $2800- BR Pool House Available 8/14/10 2BR 2BA on acre. 1400’, high ceilings, sliding doors to pool, spa & deck. Walk-in closets, full kitchen & laundry. 2nd BR or office. $2800+ util. No pets or smoking. 1 year min 650-854-4344


Public Notices

995 Fictitious Name Statement

Menlo Park, 1 BR/1 BA - $1250/mo

Work done to I.S.A. Standards-Licensed & Insured

for contact information

Mountain View, 2 BR/1 BA - $1,650

Emerald Hills, 1 BR/1 BA - $1260.00

Owner, Operated & Supervised 25 years experience


Menlo Park, Studio - $1600/mont

801 Apartments/ Condos/Studios

Ozzie‘s Crown Reduction Thinning TREE &Tree Removal Service & Stump Grinding

No phone number in the ad? GO TO

Los Altos Hills, 1 BR/1 BA - $1850.00


Newlyweds looking for house Seeking Cottage Seeking cottage or in/law unit

Tel Aviv swap for Palo Alto/Bay

825 Homes/Condos for Sale Menlo Park, 3 BR/2 BA - $595,000 Redwood City, 5+ BR/4+ BA - $2999500 Redwood City: Emerald Hills, 5+ BR/4+ BA - $2599500 Sunnyvale, 4 BR/2 BA - $1.095,000

830 Commercial/ Income Property Beautiful Psychotherapist Office OFFICE SPACE OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE! 2 Offices available in downtown Menlo Park.

840 Vacation Rentals/Time Shares 3 bed, 2 bath short term rental Beach House on the Water Monterey Dunes 3Br,3Ba,nosmk/ p,$600.650-598-7047 Bed & Breakfast B&B Hotel Northstar Tahoe Northstar Tahoe 5BR/4.5Ba,slp 12,nosmk/pets $750.00 ngt.650-598-7047

LIGHTNING THREADS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 537134 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Lightning Threads at 973 Linda Vista Suite B, Mountain View, CA 94043, Santa Clara County: KELLY HUFFMAN 280 Easy St # 410 Mountain View, CA 94043 This business is owned by an individual. Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 4/22/10. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on April 23, 2010. (Voice Apr. 30, May 7, 14, 21, 2010) EASY FOODS COMPANY FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 537222 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Easy Foods Company at 299 Castro St., Mountain View, CA 94041, Santa Clara County: SIU NIN WONG 160 Holly Ct. Mountain View, CA 94043 WEI LAN WONG 160 Holly Ct. Mountain View, CA 94043 This business is owned by Husband and Wife. Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 04/24/2000. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on April 27, 2010. (Voice May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2010)

name(s) listed herein on 01/01/2010. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on May 7, 2010. (Voice May 14, 21, 28, June 4, 2010)

997 All Other Legals SUMMONS (Citacion Judicial) Case Number: 09 CE CG 00492 (Numero del Caso): NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: (Aviso al Demandado): Sierra Custom Homes, Inc., a Corporation; Sierra Custom Homes, LP, a Limited Partnership; Sierra Custom Homes, an Unknown Business Entity; Richard Byrd, an individual; Larry Byrd, an individual; Lawrence Pierce Byrd, an individual; Lawrence Byrd, an individual; Larry W. Byrd, an individual; Nicholas Allen Byrd, an individual; Elizabeth Darnell Byrd, an individual; Marjorie K. Byrd, an individual; Billie J. Byrd, an individual; Warren Kaufman, an individual; Melissa Byrd, an individual; Lawrence B. Pierce, an individual and DOES 1 through 100 inclusive. YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PLAINTIFF: (Lo esta Demandando el Demandante): CHANG BEE YANG

KIMEDICS INC. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 537746 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Kimedics Inc., at 2538 W Middlefield Rd., Mountain View, CA 94043, Santa Clara County: This business is owned by: An Individual. The name and residence address of the owner(s)/registrant(s) is (are): KUOTING WU 2538 W Middlefield Rd. Mountain View, CA 94043 KUOTING WU 325 Fay Way Mountain View, CA 94043 Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business

You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this Summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written response at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your written response must be in proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the California Courts Online SelfHelp Center ( selfhelp), your county law library, or the courthouse nearest you. If you cannot pay the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, and property may be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit groups at the California Legal Services Web site (, the California Courts Online Self-Help Center ( selfhelp), or by contacting your local court or county bar association. Tiene 30 DIAS DE CALENDARIO

despues de que le entreguen esta citacion y papeles legales para presentar una respuesta por escrito en esta corte y hacer que se entregue una copia al demandante. Una carta o una llamada telefonica no lo protegen. Su respuesta por escrito tiene que estar en formato legal correcto si desea que procesen su caso en la corte. Es posible que haya un formulario que usted pueda usar para su respuesta. Puede encontrar estos formularios de la corte y mas informacion en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California (www., en la biblioteca de leyes de su condado o en la corte que le quede mas cerca. Si no puede pagar la cuota de presentacion, pida al secretario de la corte que le de un formulario de exencion de pago de cuotas. Si no presenta su respuesta a tiempo, puede perder el caso por incumplimiento y la corte le podra quitar su sueldo, dinero y bienes sin mas advertencia. Hay otros requisitos legales. Es recomendable que llame a un abogado inmediatamente. Si no conoce a un abogado, puede llamar a un servicio de remision a abogados. Si no puede pagar a un abogado, es posible que cumpla con los requisitos para obtener servicios legales gratuitos de un programa de servicios legales sin fines de lucro. Puede encontrar estos grupos sin fines de lucro en el sitio web de California Legal Services, (, en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, (www. o poniendose en contacto con la corte o el colegio de abogados locales. The name and address of the court is: (El nombre y direccion de la corte es): Superior Court of the State of California 2317 Tuolumne Street Fresno, CA 93721-1220 "M" Street Civil Courthouse The name, address, and telephone number of plaintiff’s attorney, or plaintiff without an attorney, is: (El nombre, la direccion y el numero de telefono del abogado del demandante, o del demandante que no tiene abogado es): Dede J. Agrava (SBN: 258676) The Law Offices of Jeffrey D. Bohn 2445 Capitol St., Suite 115 Fresno, CA 93721 (559)485-3852 Date: February 13, 2009 (Fecha): Clerk, by L. Esparza, Deputy (Secretario) (Adjunto) NOTICE TO THE PERSON SERVED: You are served (Voice May 14, 21, 28, June 4, 2010)

855 Real Estate Services Elegant Single Level Penthouse!

890 Real Estate Wanted 3+ bedroom home wanted Mature Woman Seeking Inlaw Unit

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;\\[^`aZU`e 7Z[OW_ DOWNTOWN MOUNTAIN VIEW ON OVER 12,000 SQUARE FOOT CORNER LOT OFFERED AT $1,124,000 This 2 bedroom, 1 bath main house was built in 1932. It has a full basement, Updated kitchen & bath, hardwood oors, newly landscaped front yard with great sitting porch for that morning cup of coffee. 1 bedroom, 1 bath additional guest cottage with full kitchen, inside washer & dryer & large private back yard. 2 car detached garage. An opportunity to live/work, live & rent for additional income or build your dream home!


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ocated just a few steps away from the community park, this special three bedroom, two and a half bathroom home features an office/computer area off the family room, freshly painted interior, new carpeting, hardwood floors, fireplace in living room, skylights, soaring ceilings, generous sized two car garage, and much more! Inviting courtyard and pleasantly landscaped rear yard with lush landscaping, brick patio and additional private covered patio add the finishing touches to this rarely available home. Ideally located with several adjacent guest parking spaces and no neighbor immediately on one side. Within close proximity to commuter routes.

Offered at $1,098,000 Sheri Hughes & Judy Bogard-Tanigami 650-209-1608 or 167 S. San Antonio Rd. Los Altos, CA 94022 26


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2 bed /2 bath 1,240 sq ft 2,300 sq ft lot size $548,000


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3 bd + den, 2 ba. Oak and hardwood ooring, Gourmet Kitchen, Master Suite with Deck and Garden. $1,388,000

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6 bd, 4+ ba. Single story on level lot. Pool. $4,980,000

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Elegant, spacious 1 bd/1 ba condo, like-new. $434,000





Private retreat - over 1 acre. 4 bd, 2.5 ba. $1,499,000

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4 bd, 4.5 ba Breathtaking views. Large lot. $2,995,000 Open Sunday 1-4

Desirable Condo w/ Pool Views

3 bed/2 bath 1,283 sq ft $425,000 Open Sat & Sun 1:30 to 4:30

Amazing 1 year Single Level Condo ANACAPA, LAH

6 bd/4.5 ba. Views. WellMaintained. $1,499,000


3 bd, 3 ba + 1/1 guest house. Updated. $2,445,000

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(650)917-4339 DRE# 01062078

Two years old complex, perfectly located in the heart of Silicon Valley. One level condo with loads of upgrades. Granite kitchen counters with back splash and ďŹ ve burner gas stove. Upgraded bathrooms. Hardwood oors and berber carpet in the bedrooms. Bright and open living room with balcony.

Offered at $478,000                   WWW.SERENOGROUP.COM This information was supplied by reliable sources. Sales Associate believes this information to be correct but has not veriďŹ ed this information and assumes no legal responsibility for its accuracy. Buyers should investigate these issues to their own satisfaction. Sereno Group DRE # 01519580.

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harmingly updated 3 bedroom 2 bath Mackay built home with separate family room features a light and bright open plan with vaulted ceilings, oor to ceiling sliding glass doors, new double-pane windows and hardwood oors. Gourmet kitchen with new stainless steel appliances and Caesar stone counter; large master bedroom, remodeled baths, built-in bookcases, foam roof, newer furnace, inside laundry. Exquisite rear Zen garden with new redwood decking ensure relaxation, peace and tranquility, plus a delicately landscaped front yard yields maximum curb appeal with its open courtyard leading to the very private front entrance. Approximately 1412 sq. ft. on a 6,000 sq. ft. lot.



MARGO KELLY 650.224.4075









Los Altos 167 S. San Antonio Road, Suite 1 650.941.1111

DRE#: 00898319 email: |


16, 1:30 - 4:30 PM



• Estate home on approx. 4.46 acres • Extraordinary Bay Area views across San Jose, Mt. Hamilton, and Mid Peninsula Open Space • Two vineyards – one with Merlot and one with Cabernet Sauvignon • Main home with 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, and 2 half-baths; approx. 4,950 square feet • Separate guest or staff loft suite (approx. 640 square feet) with bonus bath above the detached 3-car garage • Black-bottom pool and spa • Electronic gated entrance • Excellent Cupertino schools

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Offered at $629,000

Enis Hall Broker Associate Phone: 650.917.8265 email:


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537 View Street, Mountain View

Attractively Priced at $988,000 Debbie Wilhelm CA DRE #01044009

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tylish contemporary living at its best in the heart of downtown Mountain View! This 3 bedroom, 2.5 baths home has amenities galore. Dramatic living room with soaring ceilings and wood burning fireplace. Formal dining area adjacent to the living room has recessed ceiling, decorative pillars, and allows entertaining with ease. Spacious kitchen has tile counters, Center Island, a Bay window with breakfast nook seating and an adjoining family room. Master suite retreat boasts high ceilings, Bay window with window seat and storage, a walk-in closet, and private bath. Second master suite has French doors to side patio and own private bath. The open loft (or 3rd bedroom) is ideal for home office or den. Other features include: Beechwood hardwood floors, dual pane windows, recessed lighting, powder room off of main living area, inside laundry room, 2-car attached garage and private patio area. This home is steps away from the train, light rail, Sunday farmer’s market, Stevens Creek Trail, and many attractions of Castro Street.

Asking $825,000 Barb Conkin-Orrock

Alain Pinel Realtors 650-209-1539 | LOS ALTOS 167 S. San Antonio Road 650.941.1111

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ttractive 3 bedroom 1 bath Blackfield Home in prestigious Gemello Neighborhood. Featuring built-in four drawer dressers in bedroom closets, built-in oak bed with drawers, bookcase and desk in one bedroom, new appliances including dishwasher, stove and microwave , new interior and exterior paint, new Duraceramic floors in kitchen, entry and bathroom , new carpeting with transferable warranty. Numerous green features as well, including a

solar assisted clothes dryer, low flow shower-head, dishwasher is star rated and has turbo clean option. The living and dining rooms are accented with old growth redwood walls and warmed by a wood-burning fireplace. Soaring ceilings accent the charm. Great location with excellent schools, near major thoroughfares and features a spacious backyard.

Offered at $775,000

All of these homes have excellent access to local schools 970 Matadero Ave., Palo Alto


ow, rarely available 0.79 acre flat lot in prime Palo Alto neighborhood. Offers privacy and tranquility with perimeter bordered by beautiful redwoods. Preliminary plans available for 10,000+ sq. ft. home, second story will offer bay views, sewer, water, gas and electric all available at site. Possible built to suit. Builder consultation available. Great location, walk to Gunn High School, close to park.

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Offered at $2,825,000 Need quality full service property management at reasonable rates? I also offer Professional Property Management Services, 30 years experience.


ttractive remodeled 3 bed/2 bath home on nearly 6000 sq. ft. lot in desirable Cuesta Park. Features remodeled kitchen w/custom cabinets , dual paned windows, separate breakfast nook, hardwood floors, Gas fireplace in living room, spacious beautifully landscaped backyard. Excellent MV schools; Bubb Elementary, Graham Middle & MV High. Lots of natural light. This wonderful property is close to parks, excellent schools, downtown shopping and dining, plus convenient to major commute routes.

Offered at $949,500

Gary R. Herbert Real Estate Broker

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Magnificent Mediterranean, designed for family living and entertainment. Formal entry, grand living room high ceiling, marble & hardwood floors, mahogany doors, detailed tile work, Luxurious mahogany office, gourmet kitchen w/ custom cabinetry & top appliances opens to spacious family room, wine cellar & tasting bar. Half acre lot with pool, pool cabana, spacious patios and game court.



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1449 BEN ROE DR.


4BR/2.5BA, lovely energy efficient home in highly desired neighborhood. Hardwood floors, new paint, Remodeled baths, and custom closets. Private expansive yard with pool & hot tub. Top Cupertino schools. Minutes to Monteclaire, Cupertino Middle and Homestead High.


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25231 LA RENA


Spacious 4-bedroom, 2-bath ranch style home on 1 acre lot with guest house and pool. Double pane windows, updated kitchen and bathrooms and sky lights, private back yard with pool, shaded deck and lovely gardens. Guest house has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, kitchen and laundry room and currently rents for $2,495/month! Great opportunity with rental income awaits!



Wonderful, quiet setting on a level acre with sprawling lawns and solar pool and spa. Contemporary 4BR/3BA home with upgrades throughout! Family/Media room with kitchenette/bar, Great Room/Kitchen, Additional Office, 3 car garage, wine cellar. Perfect entertainment setting or family retreat. Perfect for extended families too. Award Winning Palo Alto Schools. Quiet cul de sac offers close in location yet tucked away from road exposure/noise.



Newly constructed Mediterranean style villa w/ sweeping views to the Bay. Located on a private cul-de-sac, 5 BR/5 BA + 2 ½ BA, 4700 sq. ft., 1.5 acres, theater, wine cellar & elevator. Palo Alto schools



Gated Country French Estate situated on 1.3 acres of park-like setting bordered by a meandering creek, approx one block to the Village. Elegant spacious home with family friendly flexibility. 6,488 sq. ft. of living space: 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths including guest house, separate bonus/entertainment room and library/office. Other features include sparkling pool, vegetable gardens, and garages for four cars.



Exceptional estate which includes a 1.12 Acre parcel with main home, pool, gazebo plus a 1.25 Acre parcel w/guest house, tennis court, 2nd gazebo for a total of 2.37 Acres adjacent to the open space Arastradero Preserve. Palo Alto Schools.

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Charming two bedroom, two bath home located a short distance from the newly renovated Monta Loma shopping center, the elementary school, and a lush city park. Enjoy indoor or outdoor entertaining. New interior and exterior paint. Light and bright ready to move in! 1,388 square feet of living space and a 4,792 square foot lot.



Charming 1BR/1.5BA unit plus expansive bonus room could be possible 2nd bedroom. In the heart of downtown Los Altos, sunny & bright, new interior paint, updated kitchen with granite counters, indoor laundry room, private balcony overlooking the pool. Great location!

Easy living! Low maintenance, move-in ready, great location • 5 years new, 3 stories, over 2600 sq ft • 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, possible 4th bedroom

• Large bonus rooms, one set up as home theatre

• Gourmet kitchen with Wolf range

• Hardwood floors, central AC, high ceilings

• Separate family room with fireplace

• All rooms with Cat V, cable and phones

• Big bedrooms, huge master suite

• Many more modern features!



New custom home in a great neighborhood, fabulously designed w/ great open spaces for entertaining or family living & allows for perfect views. 4,200 sq.ft. of living space on an amazing creek-side setting over ½ acre in size. This bright & energy efficient hm encompasses a traditional layout, 5 BR/ 4.5 BA, inc. sep. guest suite w/ sep. entrance. Covered patios, water features, environmentally friendly garden of Ca. native plants, veg. gardens, room for infinity pool. Extra large 3 car garage.



Approx. 1.28 acres with expansive views of the Bay. Approx. 1,860 sq.ft home w/ 2 bedroom, 2 baths. Approved plans for 5,000sqft hm with a private entrance off Elena. Great Seller financing. Adjoining estate approx. 1.62 acres with home & pool house available for purchase. Both parcels total approx. 2.9 acres, ideal for large estate or family compound.



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Lot 2 is approx 1.04 acres situated on a private knoll-top setting w/views of neighboring orchards. Approved plans for a 9,950 sqft home featuring 7BR suites + 3 half baths. Entertainment lounge, theatre, wine cell, game rm, fitness center, sep spa rm w/sauna, steam& bathrm. Sep gst hs. Sunken terraces, elevator & 5car garages. MFA approx 6,046 sqft & MDA approx 14,835sqft.



Close to town, updated 4 BR/ 3.5 BA, Chef’s style kitchen, and a spacious family room. Private backyard with pool and expansive lawn area, ideal for family sports. Room for a guest house, minutes to Los Altos Village, and Bullis Charter School.

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575 TYNDALL ST. #7 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $679,000 2 BR 2 BA Upgraded single story close to downtown LA. LR w/FP. Detached gar. Private patio w/storage Leannah Hunt & Laurel Robinson 650.325.6161 547 TYNDALL ST CAMPBELL SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $587,500 2 BR 2 BA A special place in Los Altos w/close proximity 555 MERRIMAC DR SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $448,000 to the heart of dwntwn. 650.941.7040 2 BR 2.5 BA Granite & st steel kit.D/pane wind.Pvt Paige Gienger/Helen Kuckens courtyard.2 rmdld carpet.2 car garage. LOS ALTOS HILLS Aileen La Bouff 650.948.0456 23520 RAVENSBURY CUPERTINO SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,195,000 4 BR 3 BA W/soaring ceilings,south-facing treetop vws & 20682 CELESTE CI extensive decking. Featuring separate DR & FR SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $365,000 Kirk Mahncke 650.941.7040 1 BR 1 BA 871 square-foot condo.New carpet,some 26726 MOODY RD newer wndws,tile floors,& air-conditioning. $2,350,000 Kathryn Tomaino 650.941.7040 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 4 BR 4 BA Tree top views! In a wooded two acres. Featuring soaring ceilings crowned by 22 skylights FOSTER CITY Buchanan/Bowen/Scheel 650.941.7040 860 MERIDIAN BAY LN #123 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $535,000 26443 WESTON DRIVE $2,795,000 2 BR 2 BA Ground Floor unit w/private balcony, lg mas- SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 3 BR 2.5 BA This beautiful contemporary home offers 3 ter, hrdwd flrs. Eat-in kit,W/D, 2 parking. bdrms,2.5 baths + a lrg 1 bdrm guest home. Greg Stange 650.325.6161 Angelique Elmengard 650.941.7040



1255 MONTCLAIRE WAY SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,998,000 5BR 2.5 BA Home on a huge lot offers resort-like living. Recently remodeled w/granite kit & baths. Jo Buchanan & Stuart Bowen 650.941.7040 1470 HOLLIDALE CT SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,999,000 4 BR 4 BA On nearly 2/3 acre offering extensive of sq.ftg w/4BD/4 baths.Priv.& wooded. Jo Buchanan & Stuart Bowen 650.941.7040 489 VALLEY VIEW DR SAT 1:30 - 4:30 $2,400,000 3 BR 3.5 BA 16 years old 2 story home.Desirable setting on 1/2 an acre lot.Inviting park-like garden. Dora Thordarson 650.941.7040 561 GUADALUPE DR SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,949,000 3 BR 3 BA Frml LR,DR,FRs.Open Kit w/eating sunroom. Awesome,intricately designed grdns w/sport court. Terri Couture 650.941.7040 172 ELEANOR AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,775,000 4 BR 2.5 BA Elegant Remodeled Downtown Gem.4BR. Stunning Kitch/Fam rm.Ideal for entertaining! Leannah Hunt & Laurel Robinson 650.325.6161 568 GABILAN ST SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,249,000 2 BR 2 BA Quiet downtown Los Altos location.Beautifully landscaped yrd w/priv.brick patio. Terri Couture 650.941.7040 36 LYELL ST SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,199,500 4 BR 3 BA Charming updated hm.Hrdwd flrs.Natural light.Darling LivRm w/frplc.Priv.fenced yrd. Terri Couture 650.941.7040 26 PASA ROBLES AVE SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,190,000 2 BR 2 BA Well-maintained Spanish Mediterranean home with open, sunny floorplan. Lots of windows. Jim Galli 650.941.7040

BEAUTIFULLY REMODELED! $410,000 2 BR 2 BA Charming condo in senior complex. Redone to perfection w/granite,new flrs, new kit & baths Veronica Rudick 650.325.6161 460 SANTA ROSA DR SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,395,000 4 BR 4.5 BA An upper-level mstr ste is a lavish retreat w/a separate sitting area,pass-through frplc. Vicki Geers 650.941.7040

MENLO PARK A SURPRISINGLY LARGE HOME $1,500,000 4 BR 4 BA Owned by the same family for nearly 50 years, and expanded to meet their needs. Nancy Goldcamp 650.325.6161 2010 OAKLEY AVE SUN 1 - 4 $1,275,000 3 BR 2 BA Remodeled West Menlo Hm. Hdwd floors.2 car garage. Susie Dews & Shena Hurley 650.325.6161 329 LAUREL AVE SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,049,000 2 BR 1 BA Beautiful & bright expanded & renovated Spanish style home with a separate guest cottage. Lan L. Bowling 650.328.5211 TOWNHOME BY GOLF COURSE $958,000 2 BR 2 BA Beautiful TH in a tranquil area. Hardwood floors in living room, dining room & kitchen Patsy Kodama 650.325.6161 535 BAY ROAD SUN 1 - 4 $719,000 2 BR 1 BA Shows beautifully. A gardener's delight.Hrdw flrs, skylites, FP, granite counters. Wendi Selig-Aimonetti 650.328.5211



3 BR | 2 BA

$719,000 2516 MARDELL WAY

Open floor plan w/ large kitchen/dining area. Familyroom w/entry to private lush backyard.

550 EL CAMINO REAL #104 SAT 1 - 4 $588,000 2 BR 2 BA Spacious 2BR/2BA condo near desirable downtown Burlingame.Open floorplan w/ high ceilings. Cesar Cervantes 650.328.5211

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$595,000 2318 JANE LANE

Beautiful,end unit town home w/priv.entrance in coveted Palo Alto Central.






Bright ~1375sf home on large 8500sf lot. Great location, curb appeal & Palo Alto schools!


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2536 SUN MOR AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,328,000 4 BR 2.5 BA Ditz-Crane remodeled throughout in the heart of Waverly Prk near Cooper Park.Great flrpln. Kirk Mahncke 650.941.7040 CONTEMPORARY HOME $1,149,000 4 BR 2 BA Remodeled home. Gourmet kit w/granite. Dual panes. LR w/mahogany flrs, FP & French doors. Pelin Erdal 650.325.6161 304 CALDERON AV SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,124,000 3 BR 2 BA Single-family home with extra rental unit and 2 car garage12,000+ square foot lot. Kim Copher 650.941.7040 2100 CALIFORNIA ST SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $830,000 4 BR 2.5 BA Contemporary home w/high ceilings.Updtd w/slate & bamboo flrs;fam rm kit,inside lndry. Kathy Horvath 650.941.7040 2318 JANE LANE SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $729,000 3 BR Open floor plan w/ large kitchen/dining area. Familyroom w/entry to private lush backyard. Pat Jordan 650.325.6161 1525 TYLER PARK WY SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $599,000 2 BR 2.5 BA Cuesta Park TH on CDS.Close to shopping & parks.Sep DR.Open kit.Mtn views. 2-car grg Pooneh Fouladi 650.325.6161 500 W MIDDLEFIELD RD #179 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $345,000 1 BR 1 BA One level w/no one above or below, FP, remod kit w/granite,slate flrs,new appliances,patio Greg Stange 650.325.6161 LARGE CONDO - BDRM + DEN $315,000 1 BR 1 BA Beautiful ground flr condo w/966 sq ft.Lots of good light & space.Secure bldg near PA & LA Arvada Darnell 650.325.6161 UNIT W/REMODELED KITCHEN! $298,000 1 BR 1 BA Possibly the best loc in complex! Top floor w/ newer carpet, vaulted ceilings, remod kit. DiPali Shah 650.325.6161 WELL KEPT HOME $115,000 2 BR 2 BA Senior mobile park. Vaulted ceilings. Eat-in kitchen. Lrg MBR w/dble size mirror closets Deborah Greenberg 650.328.5211

4335 MIRANDA AVE SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,495,000 4 BR 2 BA Bordering Adobe Creek-Freshly painted. New carpets in LR & hall. Hdwd flrs. Spacious Bdrms Doris Deising 650.325.6161 165 PARKSIDE DRIVE SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,349,000 3 BR 2 BA Fantastic opportunity on exquisitely landscaped, large lot. Great location near park. Sharon Witte 650.325.6161 212 BYRON ST SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,295,000 2 BR 2.5 BA Sep DR w/ Bay window. Sep FR leading to back garden. Great landscaping. PA schools. Paul Engel 650.325.6161 668 HAMILTON AV #D SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $998,000 2 BR 2.5 BA Rarely available dwntwn TH w/feel of a ranch. Hrdwd flrs, lg deck. European flavor & charm Suzanne Jonath 650.325.6161 685 HIGH ST # 2F $975,000 2 BR 2 BA Downtown 2 level condo Alan & Nicki Loveless 650.325.6161 685 HIGH ST. UNIT# 5B SUN 1 - 4 $975,000 2 BR 2.5 BA Unique, light-filled & updated throughout! Approx 1,485 sq ft. Convenient to virant dwntwn Maha Najjar 650.325.6161 555 BYRON ST #205 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $925,000 2 BR 2 BA The Hamilton,dwntn PA luxury condos for 55+. Larger units available w/upscale amenities Jo Jackson 650.325.6161 548 EVERETT AV SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $898,000 2 BR 2 BA Impeccably remod. Fml DR.Spa like master bath.Georgous kit.Lrg rms.storge attic. 2 car grg Zach Trailer 650.325.6161 SPACIOUS HOME! $849,000 2 BR 2 BA Spacious, open flr plan.New hrdwd flrs in living areas.New carpet in bedrooms.Gourmet kit Ken Morgan/Arlene Gault 650.328.5211 4137 THAIN WAY SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $739,000 2 BR 2 BA Cathedral ceilings, FP, wood flrs, good light, good storage, garage, balconies, laundry rm Nancy Goldcamp 650.325.6161 555 BYRON ST #207 $725,000 2 BR 2 BA Elegant adult lifestyle! Jo Jackson 650.325.6161 117 S CALIFORNIA AV #D205 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $585,000 2 BR 1.5 BA Gorgeous updated unit. Bamboo floors, fresh paint, close to shops, FP, in-unit laundry. Kathleen Jarvis Pasin 650.325.6161BEST PALO ALTO CONDO $475,000 1 BR 1 BA Unique opportunity. New Bosch appliances, carpet, light fixture, & more. A bright delight. Amy Sung 650.325.6161 3105 BANDERA DRIVE SAT/SUN 1:30-4:30 $2,400,000 5 BR 2.5 BA Prestigious Palo Alto Hills, with a garden to die for, everything you have ever asked for. Vivi Chan 650.941.7040

150 WARWICK ST SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,829,000 5 BR 3.5 BA New Craftsman-style hm w/top-of-the-line finishes in desirable Edgewood Park Home! Denis Morrissey 650.325.6161 1773 W SELBY LANE SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,395,000 4 BR 2.5 BA Almost new single story home.Fabulous kitchen & Family room. Fantasy backyard. Janie & John Barman 650.325.6161 320 EDGEWOOD RD SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,348,000 4 BR 4 BA Traditional & elegant. LR, sep DR, FR, lg kit Dorothy Gurwith 650.325.6161 BEAUTIFUL REMODELED HOME $1,098,000 3 BR 2 BA Gourmet Chef's kitchen with breakfast bar. Hardwood flrs. Formal dining. Secluded master. Ken Morgan/Arlene Gault 650.328.5211 1807 JAMES AVE. SAT/SUN 1 - 4 $689,000 3 BR Light Filled Rancher in a nice Westside Location!Cute curb appeal.Hrdwd flrs&bonus room. Wendi Selig-Aimonetti 650.328.5211 268 ALEXANDER AVE SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $489,000 1 BR 1 BA Cottage w/remod kit, new tiled bath.Few blocks from Ath.Hrwd flrs,solar electric,1 car gar Arvada Darnell 650.325.6161


320 KELLOGG AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $7,300,000 7 BR 6.5 BA Exquisite home on 1/2 acre lot w/chef's kitchen & separate guest quarters Tim Trailer 650.325.6161 NEW HOME IN OLD PALO ALTO $4,799,000 5 BR 5.5 BA New 5,695sf home w/gourmet kit & att FR w/FP.Full basement w/media room. MST ste w/walk-in Debbie Nichols 650.325.6161 805 COLORADO AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,395,000 4 BR 3.5 BA Beautifully designed 8 year new home in Prime Midtown Palo Alto. Conveniently located! MONTE SERENO Teresa Lin 650.328.5211 16011 GRANDVIEW AV $1,799,000 SUN 1 - 5 $2,375,000 EXPANDED/REBUILT IN 2009 4 BR 3.5 BA Large hm surrounded by natural beauty. 4 BR 3 BA Expanded/rebuilt in 2009. Spanish style w/LR & DR off central kit w/island. Near Calif. Av Open flrpln for easy entertaining. 650.325.6161 Teri Woolworth 650.941.7040 Nancy Goldcamp

SAN JOSE CHARMING WILLOW GLEN HOME $848,000 3 BR 2 BA Every amenity including newly added master suite w/decorator design bath. Hrdw flrs. Veronica Rudick 650.325.6161

SUNNYVALE 1161 REGIA CT SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $918,000 4 BR 2 BA Charming atrium model Eichler home on culde-sac.Master w/walk-in.Bonus rm. Pelin Erdal 650.325.6161 1198 HOLLENBECK AV SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $918,000 4 BR 2 BA Wonderful indoor/outdoor living in this spacious updated home. Wood floors. Lovely yard. Dan Ziony 650.325.6161 1186 BLACKBERRY TERRACE SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $649,000 2 BR 2 BA Rare find - updated one stry twnhme. Feels like single family hm. Great location. Cindy Mattison 650.941.7040 1065 SAGINAW TE #201 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $478,000 2 BR 2 BA In less than 2 yrs old Classic Community. Adorable sngl lvl condo has loads of upgrades. Nargis Sadruddin 650.941.7040 ONE LEVEL GROUND FLR UNIT $350,000 2 BR 2 BA Wood flrs, inside laundry, Sep. DR or office, Pool, tennis, new paint & carpet. Kathleen Jarvis Pasin 650.325.6161 460 COSTA MESA TE #D SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $350,000 2 BR 1 BA This charming split-level condo has a private patio Terrie Masuda 650.941.7040

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$798,800 Shows great w/fresh paint & refinished wood flrs. Precious 5-yr new.

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