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hunting grounds for the burrowing owls. The city and local he city has experimented bird preservationists are trying with remote control boats to preserve the ground dwelling and fake alligator heads to owls at the park, but everyone deter Canada geese and Ameri- agrees the coots and geese need can coots at Shoreline Park, and to go. it appears that some of the efforts The coots and geese leave large have been successful in cutting amounts of feces around the the coot population in half. entire park The population of coots at “You’re walking through it all the park went from the time,” a golfer 5,200 in 2008 to named Glen told 2,200, thanks to a Everyone agrees the Voice in 2007. $300,000 program on your shoes the coots and “It’s in which the city and on your ball. experimented with playing by geese need to go. Iftheyou’re an array of goose rules, you hit it and duck deterwith the poop on rents, including lasers to disturb it.” the birds at night, remote-conCity staff says the coots also trolled boats to scare them off cause expensive damage to the the golf course ponds, dogs to golf course greens, leaving holes chase them away, and draining in the turf that could stop a golf the water from three golf course ball. ponds where the birds took refOver the years the city has uge from predators. tried other bird deterrents with In a study session on the birds mixed results, including the use Tuesday the City Council sup- of strobe lights, coyote decoys, ported the city’s efforts, includ- targeted sprinklers and playing ing a plan to fill golf course the sound of distressed geese ponds with dirt to discourage the See BIRD FIGHT, page 6 nuisance birds while providing

T An impromptu memorial sprang up at Vogue Cleaners on Esquela Avenue, where two people were found shot to death on Friday, May 14.


Divorce dispute may have led to murder-suicide MONEY ALSO AN ISSUE WITH COUPLE WHO OWNED VOGUE CLEANERS By Daniel DeBolt


he man believed to have shot his ex-wife before shooting himself May 14 wanted to resume living with her — or be paid for his share

of the home and dry cleaning business they had once owned together, friends and co-workers said Monday. In the city’s first homicide since 2008, Cho Yong Chang, 70, and his ex-wife In Ku Lee, 62, were

found dead Friday morning, May 14, inside Vogue Dry Cleaners on Escuela Avenue by an employee. Both had been shot and a gun was found at the scene, police said. See SUICIDE, page 10

Council “underwhelmed” by San Antonio Center plans LAST YEAR’S PLAN WAS BETTER, COUNCIL SAID By Daniel DeBolt


n Tuesday, half of the City Council was “underwhelmed” by the latest plan to redevelop an important 11 acre piece of San Antonio Shopping Center. “Topographically, it’s totally uninspiring,” said Council member Mike Kasperzak. “I was kind of underwhelmed. I didn’t think


it was as visionary as the first concept we saw.” Developer Merlone Geier has spent the last year developing the plan for the property where Sears and Rite Aid are now, but three of the six council members present were not impressed the latest iteration and wanted to see “a more visionary plan,” said Mayor Ronit Bryant

“I was deeply underwhelmed actually,” said Bryant. “After thirty years of looking at San Antonio Center, I thought we had a developer seriously interested in doing something with it. Looking at this, I was deeply disappointed.” A new Safeway grocery store, replacing the California Street location, and Rite Aid would anchor more than a dozen smaller


stores and 325 rental apartments on the site in five-story buildings. The 11 acres extend north from the corner of El Camino Real and front San Antonio Road, where two buildings and an ornate plaza are designed to encourage outdoor seating at the busy intersection. Removed from a previous design was a large single story parking structure under most of the development with a pedestrian promenade above it. It was replaced with rooftop parking and a large, uncovered, See SAN ANTONIO, page 6

Celebrating 20 years of Commitment to our Community CLASS OF 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010

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El Camino Hospital El Camino YMCA New York Life Insurance Company El Camino YMCA Coldwell Banker Silicon Valley Lions Club

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Eckhardt, Dianna Ferguson, Deborah Hall, Leonard Longcor, Abigail Mateo, Jerylann McDonough, Sandi

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Adermann, Stan Bettman, Kathy Bien, Bill Burnett, Karen Davis, Hilarey Fleet, Wendy Graham, Sue Hayes, Kirsten Henderson, Alicia Higgins, Terry Kleinschmidt, Kelly Koberstein, Dave Landaverde, Elba Martinez, Maynard Miller, Linda Mitchell, Catherine Negri, Jim Nichols, Sherri Paredes, Diane Read, Pamela Schuster, Laura Smith, Nicki Smith-Nilsson, Kim Stetson, Elinor Walrose, Sandra Wheeler, Ellen Whisler, Scott Zentai, Ildiko Andrzejek, David Aranda, Juan Arguello, Anita Banks, Curtis Bismanovsky, Phyllis Brazil, John Brown, Lynn Cinco, Blanca Elsa Cortopassi, Susan Do, Lynna Fellers, Linda Fields, Davis Genoff, Ailene Higgins, Gloria Hill, Laura Kark, Vera Kolseth, Camala Lampkin, Susan Levy, Judy Madsen, Helle Marroquin, David McManus, Daniel Olson, Theo Range, Lori Reimann, Amy Rosen, Barbara Shanson, Julie Shea, Kevin Simpson, Karen Turner, Kevin Williams, Mary Abe-Koga, Margaret Atwell, Tori Barsi, Bruce Blanchette, Keeley Brain, Susie Creger, Kathleen Crespo, Glenda Dietrich, Arne Flores-Ragade, Adriana Giedt, Carmen Hamilton, Susan Henderson, Carlene Hicks, Alison Lockyer, Lisa Lovins, Julie McCay, Chuck Muir, Julie Myers, Tom Ortiz, Lindamaris Payne, Anna Purcell, Carolyn Rucker, Loren

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Asked at Escuela Avenue and Latham Street. Pictures and interviews by Emily Hamilton.

What was your reaction to the deaths of the Vogue Cleaners owners last week? “Shock and sadness. It’s hard to believe that would happen here. Everybody watches out for everybody.” Charlene Viera, Mountain View

“It’s really terrible. When you have a partner, you have to talk things out. It’s not necessary to take things to that extreme.” * Jose Luis, Mountain View

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“Usually crimes don’t happen here, so I was like, ‘What?’ Most of us are surprised.” Joakim Lundahl, Mountain View

“Shocked. You wouldn’t think that a corner cleaners would have that kind of problems.” Eleana Rodriguez, Mountain View

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BATTERY Castro St./W El Camino Real, 5/11 500 block Truman Ave., 5/12 2400 block Whitney Dr., 5/12 1 block Showers Dr., 5/15 2600 block Fayette Dr., 5/16

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HOMICIDE 500 block Escuela Ave., 5/14

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In an editorial last week, Dolores Carr’s name was misspelled. In an editorial published May 7, City Council member Margaret

Abe-Koga was incorrectly identified as mayor. The current mayor is Ronit Bryant. The Voice regrets the errors.

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sizes, percentages of credentialed teachers and socioeconomic and he Mountain View-Los ethnic compositions, among other Altos High School District’s factors. API score — a ranking of Both schools maintained their California schools based on stu- 2008 rankings when compared to dent performance on statewide all California high schools, with aptitude tests — has risen for the Mountain View scoring 10 out of 10th straight year, district officials 10 and Los Altos scoring nine out announced this week. of 10. “We’ve continuously improved our The API ranking for the district’s performance, so this is an affirma- Latino students also increased this tion that we’re continuing to work past year, rising by 36 points to towards our students’ growth and 685. development,” Groves attributSuperintendent ed the improved The API ranking test results to Barry Groves said of the disrecent teacher for the district’s trict’s ranking. training initiaThe Moun- Latino students also tives and special tain View Whisprograms and man elementary re c o g n it ion s increased school district’s directed towards API ranking the district’s lowincreased as well, rising nine points er-performing students. to 817 out of 1,000 for the 2009 “We still are concerned with the school year. achievement gap, and we’ll conThe high school districts ranking tinue working with students until rose by 19 points to 840 between the that gap is closed,” Groves said. 2008 and 2009 school years. Within On the K-8 front, Graham Middle the district, Mountain View High School and Huff Elementary were School’s API score rose 10 points the only Mountain View schools to 865 and Los Altos High School’s with API scores that decreased, score rose by 30 points to 825 dur- dropping nine points to 821 and ing that time period. five points to 918, respectively. When compared to similar When compared to similar schools, schools statewide, Mountain View Castro Elementary was ranked two and Los Altos high schools were out of 10 — a one-point drop from rated eight out of 10 — a two- last year. However, its API rose 34 point leap for both from last year’s points to 793, suggesting that its test scores. These scores mean that both results have improved, but not as schools are among the highest- dramatically as those of similar performing 30 percent of CaliforSee API SCORES, page 7 nia high schools with similar class



Savvy Cellars is opening a new wine bar in the train depot building.

Wine bar finally opens in train depot By Daniel DeBolt


fter eight years of vacancy a business is finally opening this week inside the replica of Mountain View’s 1888 train depot downtown — Savvy Cellar wine bar. After the owners sought use of the site for three years, Redwood City-based Savvy Cellar was selected by the City Council last year to take up the 1,100 square foot space next to the transit hub at the end of Castro Street. The wine bar will also use portions of Centennial plaza for outdoor seating.

“There is a semi-circle out front with seating for 40 people, umbrellas and heaters,” said coowner Jennifer Ayre. “We had 40 out there last night for our first event (for Savvy Cellar members on Sunday evening). It was exciting to be a part of helping to enliven the plaza.” Savvy Cellar’s official ribbon cutting for the City Council and Chamber of Commerce was set for Wednesday night, but downtown residents were invited to an early opening celebration for the wine bar May 17. The wine bar opens for regular business at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 20, Ayre said.

The company plans to sell wine by the bottle and serve wine and light food, including cheese and cured meats. The train depot location will employ six part-time employees, four of whom also work at Savvy Cellar’s Redwood City location. Despite the small space, the train depot will be the company’s new headquarters because Ayre and co-owner Brent Harrison live in Sunnyvale near Mountain View’s border. Ayre said their kids attend Mountain View schools and the married couple is excited See WINE BAR, page 14

City Council supports-three story condos at 333 Rengstorff By Daniel DeBolt


he City Council gave thumbs up to a high-density condo project last week after a developer spent years improving on a previously rejected proposal for condos on the Rengstorff Avenue site. “Of all the plans we’ve seen this has been most compatible” with the neighborhood, said Council member Laura Macias, who has usually been one of the council’s biggest opponents of high-density housing. Macias and the rest of the council made supportive comments about the project during the May 11 study session for three-story condos at 333 Rengstorff Avenue. The only

real concern expressed by the council was the loss of dozens of trees at the site because of its underground parking garage. Two large redwoods would be saved. Macias made her comment after several neighbors spoke against the project, saying that adding more residents, even with more than two parking spaces per unit, would add to the street’s already significant parking problems. They also said the buildings would be massive compared to neighboring apartments. But the project’s architect spoke passionately about the project, saying that neighbors would be able look over their fences and see landscaping instead of apartment building walls like they do now.

Reducing the density of it would make the project financially unfeasible, he said. If approved, the 1.7 acre site would eventually have two new three-story condo buildings and a total of 64 units, most of which would be one-bedroom or “entry level” for-sale housing. The 333 Rengstorff artist rendering site is now home to a 32-unit, two-story apartSeveral years ago the council rejected a ment complex, which city staff said would higher density proposal for condos at the site be likely to fall in an earthquake because of that would have created a large building with its soft-story design. units accessed through internal hallways. V




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Council members spilt over the proposed San Antonio Shopping Center. COURTESY MERLONE GEIER


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ground-level parking lot that took up much of the site. That change was supposed to improve access into and around the site, but council members were not pleased. “I look at this and I think ‘Where would I want to walk?’� Bryant said, later adding that the design looked “disjointed� and that the buildings looked “plonked� in place. Council member Tom Means said he could be counted as part of the “underwhelmed� group as well. The four other council members were more supportive of the plan, including Council member John Inks. But Inks learned just before

the meeting that he had to abstain because of the proximity of his home to the shopping center, effectively creating a 3-3 deadlock. After the meeting, Inks said he would have supported the project because it is realistic, considering the sort place the rest of the 56-acre shopping center is. Inks said that “with Walmart and Kohls there, you are not going to be able to attract the high-end tenants� that would be required for the pedestrian friendly, Santana Row-type development that most council members would like in Mountain View. The entire council had nothing but praise for Merlone Geier’s plan to turn the Hetch-Hetchy right of way at the north end of the project

into a sort of main street and greenbelt with park space and outdoor seating. The San Francisco Public Utilities-owned property bisects the shopping center and cannot have buildings above it because the peninsula’s main water supply runs in a large aqueduct underneath it. Five acres that Merlone Geier owns north of the Hetch-Hetchy right of way were left out of the latest plans, which also concerned council members who wanted to visualize pedestrian and car travel through the area. Several council members brought up Santa Row’s simple grid of streets in San Jose as a model to be followed. V

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over loudspeakers. The city has decided that the winning combination includes egg addling, dog chasing and draining and filling the golf course ponds with dirt. A state permit allows the goose eggs to be “addled with oil� to kill them, and as a result the population of geese at the park went from 490 birds to 340 over the last two years. By filling the ponds with dirt, the city also hopes to offset the anticipated loss of burrowing owl hunting grounds at the park. The ground-dwelling owl has been declining county-wide and 14 were last counted at Shoreline Park, which appears to be one their last-best places of refuge. The Santa Clara Audubon Society has opposed a plan to build baseball and soccer fields south of the Shoreline golf course on a site where the owls like to hunt for mice, voles and insects at night. The dirt-filled ponds could be populated with owl prey to offset that loss, city staff said. Owl preservationists were largely supportive of the plan.

But Shani Kleinhaus, environmental advocate for the Audubon Society, said the filled ponds could end up being ecological “islands,� surrounded by golf course that would be hard to populate with owl prey. Modifications to the golf course might fix that, however, city staff said. If a choice had to be made to “preserve the golf course or preserve the owls, I would say preserve the owls,� said Council member Laura Macias. While the golf course might look less picturesque, filling most of the ponds with dirt (the birds are not as attracted to the large salt water lake at the park) seems to be an acceptable tradeoff to golfers if it will reduce the nuisance, city staff said. Under a proposal from city staff, the pond in front of Michaels restaurant at the golf course would remain, but three other golf course ponds would not. Council member Tom Means asked that the city not fill a portion of a lake that snakes east from Michaels because it makes one of the holes on the golf course a “signature hole� Other council members seemed to agree. V

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Three WWII-era fighter and bomber aircraft will be available for up-close exploration May 21 through 29 at Moffett Federal Airfield as part of the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour, a nationwide tour bringing rare wartime aircraft to the public. The planes will arrive at Moffett Field at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 21 and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 21, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from May 22 through 29. Donations of $10 for adults and $6 for children under 12 are requested for up-close viewing and tours through the inside of the aircraft. More information is available at —Ellen Huet

KIDS RACE IN SOAP BOX DERBY Local children will race down Dana Street as part of the annual Palo Alto Elks Silicon Valley Soap Box Derby this Saturday, May 22. The race will determine who will represent the Silicon Valley area in the All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship in Akron, Ohio.

Thirty-five racers, ages eight to 17, will come from Redwood City to San Jose to participate in the stock and super stock divisions. According to race director Joe Sparaco, there will be eight or nine “super kids� – children with disabilities – in this year’s race who will drive specially built twoperson cars. Local mayors will kick off the event at 9:30 a.m. Directions, photos and rules can be found at —Emily Hamilton

850 TO COMPETE IN SPECIAL GAMES The annual Special Games, a competition for physically handicapped children in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, will be held Friday, May 21 at DeAnza College in Cupertino. The event is sponsored by the Mountain View Kiwanis Club. The games are tailored to fit the unique abilities of the participants who come from about 30 schools. The games will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday on the athletic fields at DeAnza College. —Ellen Huet

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he city might purchase property at four different downtown locations, including the historic building on Castro Street which houses the Monte Carlo night club. In a closed session discussion Tuesday, the City Council considered purchasing properties including an old vacant craftsman home at 902 Villa Street, two adjoining properties at the corner of California and Castro streets and a home at 449 Franklin St. that backs up to a possible site for a downtown grocery store. City manager Kevin Duggan said it was unlikely that the city would buy more than one of the properties. Economic development director Ellis Berns has said the purchase of such properties at low, recession prices could help the city revitalize the downtown. The money would come from downtown revitalization authority funds, which now total $4.3 million, with another $4 million in revenue likely before the downtown tax district expires in 2011. According to a city Web page tracking the availability of downtown properties, the owners of 228

Castro Street are asking $4.5 million for the Monte Carlo night club property, which was once the city’s downtown movie theater. The home at 902 Villa Street, at the corner of Bryant Street, was once home to store called the House of Forgotten Treasures and has a vacant lot behind it. The asking price is $1.39 million. It is unclear how the city would use this property, or the adjoining properties at the corner of Castro Street and California Street, which are home to a Mediterranean restaurant and a small office building directly behind it at 756 California St. It is clearer, however, how the city could use another property on the list, 449 Franklin St. The residential property has a house on it and backs up to the city parking lot where the City Council has considered proposals for a long sought-after grocery store downtown. Prospective developers have said the parking lot, at Bryant and California Streets, is just slightly too small to make a downtown grocery store economically viable. The property could presumably allow a larger footprint for the grocery store by allowing truck access to the rear of the building. V





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ongresswoman Anna Eshoo’s list of 2011 federal funding requests includes over $51 million for various Mountain View-related projects, including $10 million to help restore Hangar One. Eshoo’s list also includes $4 million to extend the Stevens Creek Trail over Highway 85 into the Dale-Heatherstone area, $10 million to reconfigure the Highway 237/ Highway 85 interchange, $250,000 to study a grade-separated rail crossing at Rengstorff Avenue, $125,000 for a new cancer care facility at Mountain View’s Palo Alto Medical Foundation campus, $250,000 to make the VTA’s bus yard in Mountain View completely solar powered, and $80,000 for communication technology improvements at the Mountain View Emergency Operations Center to “increase stability” of its responses to emergencies. As Eshoo had previously promised, she is requesting funds to help restore Moffett Field’s massive Hangar One, the subject of a preservation battle for years that was spurred by the Navy’s need to remove its toxic siding. Esti-

mates for putting on a new skin have ranged from $15 million to $40 million, and the $10 million request is expected to help owner NASA Ames find a tenant to re-use and possibly help fund its restoration. “Hangar One is a Bay Area landmark and a national treasure,” Eshoo said in a statement. “It’s a tough year for funding and it remains to be seen if the Appropriations Committee will approve my request, but I will continue my efforts until Hangar One is preserved for future generations.” Another significant Moffett Field-related funding request would put $8 million toward cleanup of environmental damage left behind by the U.S. Navy at the former Naval Air Station in order to “support NASA’s mission of increasing R&D at the Research Center.” NASA Ames has plans for a 75-acre Research Park west of the airfield and south of Moffett’s historic district. Several funding requests have an indirect impact on Mountain View, including $4.5 million for South Bay salt pond restoration and $4.8 million for a pedestrian bridge over Highway 101 in Palo Alto that helps connect Palo

Alto’s residential neighborhoods to Mountain View businesses near Shoreline Park. Bicyclists have complained about the danger of riding over the nearby San Antonio Road overpass, which lacks bike lanes and sidewalks. The 129th Air Rescue Wing at Moffett Field could also get $2.3 million for a new building for its pararescue jumper unit. The building would “safegaurd the unit’s inventory of high-cost, specialized equipment from exposure to the elements.” Another $2 million appears to be for the relocation of the main gate at Moffett Field at the end of Moffett Boulevard, which has long been a request by NASA Ames in order to open the former Navy base for the development of the NASA Research Park, including additional private businesses and a major university campus. But relocation of the main gate has been opposed by the military, in part because of the military housing located inside the gate. The request description reads: “The relocation of the main gate will meet post9/11 force protection requirements for the California National Guard’s 129th Rescue Wing, located on the former Moffett Field.” V

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There was no sign of breaking and entering. Police are classifying the case as a murder-suicide, but are not ruling out the possibility of a double murder. “We’re not discounting the possibility that it could be a staged murder-suicide,” police spokesperson Liz Wylie said Tuesday morning. “But so far we have uncovered nothing that points to that.” Police say Lee was shot by someone else several times in the torso and once to the head, while Cho died from one gunshot wound to the neck. “Evidence gleaned during the autopsy further confirms our current classification as murdersuicide with (Cho) as the shooter,” Wylie said via e-mail Tuesday. Siaby Singh, a clerk at the 7-11 store across the street from Vogue Dry Cleaners, said people in the neighborhood looked up to Cho and some even called him “Mayor.” Cho would visit businesses in the nearby strip malls several times a day to socialize. “People went to him for help and advice,” Singh said. When the warm food at 7-11 was about to expire, Cho would take it to a struggling family living behind the dry cleaners, Singh said. “That’s the kind of person he was,” Singh said. “He was a trustworthy guy,” Singh said. “It was like losing family.” Cho worked for Lee after their divorce in order to make a living because “he had to,” Singh said. Santa Clara County court records reportedly show that Lee had been ordered to pay Cho $350,000 in their 2004 divorce in which Lee became owner of a Santa Clara home. Years later, Cho felt he had still not received his share, but “he was never angry,” Singh said. “Let me get my share and go back to Japan,” is what Cho was saying to his ex-wife, Singh said. Cho was born in Japan, according to a Vogue Dry Cleaners employee. By all accounts, Cho was a “nice, friendly guy,” said an employee of Tony and Alba’s Pizza and Pasta, another business at the corner of Latham and Escuela streets where Cho would socialize with the staff. “He will definitely be missed,” said the employee, who asked that his name not be used. Anthony Salciccia Jr., whose family owns Tony and Alba’s, said people in the neighborhood were shocked and saddened by the deaths. Cho and Lee had also operated Calderon Dry Cleaners at Calderon and Church streets. Both stores were apparently signed over to Lee at some point, though Cho had been an owner for over 20 years, friends said. Both Lee and Cho had children from previous marriages. See SUICIDE, next page

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also includes a Survivor’s Lap for participants who have battled with the disease. As of Monday, more than 750 participants in 62 teams are registered for the Mountain View event and they have raised almost $100,000 for the cause. Relay for Life began in 1985 as one man’s attempt to walk for 24 hours to raise money for the fight against cancer, and has since grown into an international event. The American Cancer Society was founded in 1913 and is dedicated to saving lives, diminishing suffering and preventing cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service. For more information, to register, or to find a team, go to www.


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State raids city fund for $1.67 million By Daniel DeBolt


n the ongoing legal battle over the state’s ability to raid municipal coffers to balance its budget, California cities are took it on the chin last week. A Supreme Court decision two weeks ago against redevelopment authorities required Mountain View to write a check to the state for $1.67 million on Monday. “It is disappointing,� said City Manager Kevin Duggan, who called it part of “a pattern of inappropriate fiscal maneuvering,� by the state. The California Redevelopment Association, representing redevelopment authorities like the one in downtown Mountain View, was denied a temporary stay by Sacramento Superior Court Judge Lloyd Connelly. The stay would have prevented the state from raiding $2.05 billion from redevelopment funds

to balance the state budget Last year it was looking like the cities were winning the ongoing legal battle, Duggan said, but the state went to great efforts to learn from their court reversal last year. The California League of Cities is working on a November ballot measure to prevent such raids by the state in the future. Several years ago, California voters passed a similar measure, Proposition 1A, by a wide margin, Duggan said, but it did not preclude the state from taking RDA funds. Before the payment last week the city reported that the downtown tax district had $6 million in funds and was receiving about $4.7 million a year in property taxes, some of which would normally be diverted to schools. The funds are used for downtown improvements, such as parking garages and street trees. The City Council also hopes to sub-

sidize a grocery store downtown if a recently commissioned study finds it to be economically feasible. The state had justified the taking of the RDA funds by saying the money would be allocated to local schools, which local city officials called a “shell game.� “We don’t expect them to bail us out and they shouldn’t expect us to bail them out,� Duggan said of the state. Unless the redevelopment association eventually wins the court case, it appears that there will be a delay in additional funding for schools. About $800,000 per year for the Mountain View Whisman School District was supposed to come after the downtown tax district expired and debts were paid off by 2019. As a result of the decision, the city may be allowed to extend the tax district another year, officials said. V



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to expand their business here. Concurring with reports about the overall health of the wine industry despite the recession, Ayre said Savvy Cellar has been doing well financially. Ayre and Harrison have been talking with the city since 2006 about leasing the site. The council originally passed on Savvy Cellar in favor of a 2008 deal to build a fullservice restaurant at the site, but it was found to be too â&#x20AC;&#x153;intensiveâ&#x20AC;? a use for the small building. Months later, the council made another deal that eventually fell through with coowner of the now defunct Castro Point restaurant, Christine Tran, for another wine bar that was to be called â&#x20AC;&#x153;Artisan Depot.â&#x20AC;? The commemorative train building finished construction in 2002

Palmer identified Goldman as the future district head. Ghysels announced that he would step down July 1 to take a position with Santa Clara Countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Office of Education. Goldman is currently the districtâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s chief financial officer â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a position he has held for the past three years. Before that, he was the principal of Huff Elementary School for nine years.

and the city originally considered four general options for the 1,100 square foot space, which was the ticket office in the original train depot. The City Council considered different sorts of retail, a teen center, a community room and using it for art exhibit space. But city staff said retail would be the only use that would generate income for the city. The city will get $30,000 a year in rent from Savvy Cellar for the first five years of the 10-year lease. The city gave Savvy Cellar $225,000 for tenant improvements to the inside of the space, which lacked sheetrock and appropriate plumbing and electrical. The public bathroom originally planned for the building was removed from the project due to a lack of space, though Savvy Cellarâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s customers will be able to use the wine barâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s private restroom. V

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ountain View voters should find it easy to approve Measure A on the June 8 ballot to extend the current bond measure. It would raise $41.3 million by extending the payoff period on bonds for the Mountain View Los Altos High School District from 2024 to 2030. The extension will allow the district to accommodate enrollment that is expected to surge by 900 students by 2012. The extension maintains the same rate of $14.70 per $100,000 of a property’s assessed valuation. Although it will take six more years to pay off the bonds, the proposal is a good deal for voters as their taxes will not go up a nickel. Passage of the measure will create a bond oversight committee, a requirement for lowering the threshold for passage to We urge voters 55 percent of the vote, rather than the two-thirds normally to approve required for tax measures. Measure A. In the last six months or so, district officials including Superintendent Barry Groves have done their homework, talking to many local interest groups about why it is important to support the bond extension. In support of the proposal, school officials believe it is better to plan now for the additional students coming over the next three years. “We wanted to provide for our schools’ future without creating a heavier tax burden on local taxpayers,” a board member said in a statement issued in support of the measure. Much of the bond money will be used to build new classrooms at the district’s two high schools and to pay for other improvements, including new restrooms, earthquake and fire safety upgrades, improved security systems, updated wiring for new technologies and conversion of teacher offices to science labs. Some “green” improvements will also be included, such as installing solar electricity systems, improving insulation and replacing or upgrading inefficient boilers. School officials estimate that making all these changes could save up to $400,000 a year in energy costs. We urge voters to approve Measure A. Now is the time to prepare for the expected bubble of 900 additional students, rather than after they arrive. It also makes sense to install energy-efficient improvements that could save $4 million over 10 years. And by simply continuing the current bond repayment amount for another six years, voters will not see their tax bills increase. Measure A will provide good value to the district and its students and should be approved on June 8.





the council’s hands when they made their decision. Max Hauser Loreto Street

In her guest opinion last week defending her support of the Minton/Prometheus development proposal, Mayor Ronit Bryant made the profoundly misleading claim that no studies in the case indicated “significant impacts on the neighborhood.” The main “Study/MND” report in January concluded as follows: No increase in site car traffic. (Assuming the “existing use” is a hypothetical big-box store with 1,717 daily visits. It isn’t.) No garage overflow, based on “six similar developments.” (Four had heavily occupied garages and one had unspecified street parking, none of which was counted; only two sites had known tenancy percentages. From the site with the least data, the report estimated the proposed garage would be 97.7 percent full at full apartment occupancy. No current use of existing streets by Caltrain commuters to park cars overnight was mentioned. (Resident Annette Nielsen simply waited for morning commute trains, and promptly photographed 20 of them.) All of this information was in

DRAWINGS NOT NEEDED TO MAKE RAIL DECISION I didn’t get particularly excited about the urban designer concept drawings for high-speed rail in Mountain View. It was obvious a long time ago that the only reasonable alternative for Mountain View was a trench or tunnel option for the train — everything else is a disaster. I did get excited about the $100,000 that the mayor or council spent on these drawings, when the city has a structural budget deficit requiring cutting a variety of services, and our schools are suffering as well. I’m shocked that those on the council who voted for this expenditure couldn’t use the judgment and intelligence we presumed they had when we elected them to office. Any reasonably intelligent person could have figured out what the city’s position on high speed rail should have been on his/ her own. The $100,000 could certainly have been put to better uses. Carol Lewis Oak Street









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didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know a place like Cibo could exist here. It is a restaurant the likes of which I havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t encountered in the Palo Alto area, an eatery that would seem more at home in Omaha or Des Moines. Cibo is attached to the Creekside Inn hotel. Paul Khaki and wife/chef Anna Jamei have owned the restaurant for eight years. Previously, they were restaurant operators in San Carlos. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Many years of family experience,â&#x20AC;? Khaki told me. The space itself looks as if it had once upon a time been a coffee shop, even though it was an Italian restaurant before Khaki took over. Stools long removed, the counter

is now an expansive wood-top service area. The ceiling is painted burgundy, the walls a dappled ocher. There are only booths in the main dining area and two separate dining rooms with tables and chairs. The booths abut expansive windows that front El Camino with views of the gnarled traffic outside. The focal point of the restaurant is the opposite of what it should be. Behind Cibo are the lovely gardens of the Creekside Inn, serene, green, relaxing and yes, a creek runs through the property. The menu lacks focus. The concept seems to be â&#x20AC;&#x153;something for everyone.â&#x20AC;? The results seem to be not much of anything for anyone. The appetizers are a journey

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8FFLFOE through the Middle East and south of the border. Coupled with the entrèe offerings of meats, pastas, dinner salads and sandwiches, there is no unifying theme. There are numerous misspelled words on the menu. Marinar (marinara) sauce, artichikes (artichokes), vniaigrette (vinaigrette). After eight years at this location, one would at least expect the scrutiny of Spell Check. Prices tend to the steep side as well. The captive audience from the hotel works in Cibo’s favor. I don’t doubt there is a premium on the lease for the hotel business. One evening, I ordered the Earth & Surf ($8.95) appetizer, a supposedly lightly battered calamari with assorted vegetables with aioli sauce. Alas, the kitchen didn’t have the ingredients. That dinner, I settled for Buffalo chicken wings as an appetizer followed by the chicken and artichoke linguini entree, an odd combination. My dining companion ended up with hummus and meat loaf. What’s the theme here? Supposedly California with a touch of Mediterranean — it sure fooled me. I tried two soups du jour ($4.95 or $3.10 if ordered in conjunction with an entree). The tomato soup was thick, more sauce-like than soupy, and way too salty. The clam chowder, on the other hand,

was loaded with tender, delectable clams, potatoes, onions and — New Englanders, please avert your eyes — celery. Those chicken wings ($7.95), by the way, weren’t too bad so far as chicken wings go. The wings were meaty, the sauce slightly piquant, with ranch dressing that was cool and creamy. We went Middle East one evening, ordering both hummus ($6.45) and mazeh ($7.45). Both were plenty for two. The hummus was tasty enough, the pureed chickpeas were enhanced with tahini, garlic, olive oil and lemon juice.

The mazeh was a platter of tomatoes, cucumber, bits of fresh basil, with big chunks of feta cheese all drizzled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Both plates had ample amounts of fresh flat bread. For entrees, the grilled salmon filet ($18.95) was flavorless and blanketed with the special Cibo saffron sauce. The sauce was akin to a not-very-eggy hollandaise without the kick of lemon to liven it. The color was DayGlo yellow, startling when the plate was placed before me. Saffron-infused sauces

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(Century 16, Century 20) Care for some wine with your cheese? Both are on the menu in this road-tripping romance that features a talented cast and gorgeous locales but a sappy plot. Aspiring writer Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) jaunts off to Verona, Italy, with her apathetic fiance, Victor (Gael Garcia Bernal). Victor’s busy schedule researching wine vendors for his fledgling New York restaurant offers Sophie plenty of sight-seeing time. One such excursion leads her to the House of Juliet, where love letters addressed to William Shakespeare’s tragic character litter the wall. Sophie’s curiosity leads her to the “secretaries of Juliet” — three women who respond to the notes. She soon discovers a decades-old letter from a woman named Claire (Vanessa Redgrave). Rated PG for brief rude behavior, some language and incidental smoking. 1 hour, 44 minutes. — T.H.


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(Palo Alto Square) Rodrigo Garcia spurned the common wisdom that urges one to “write what you know.” Focusing on three intersecting stories of mothers and daughters, the writer-director of “Nine Lives” has fashioned a reverential, idealized version of motherhood certain to polarize female viewers who may not agree that having a baby is the ultimate goal in life. Annette Bening, Naomi Watts and Kerry Washington deliver brave performances, even though their characters ring false as often as they reveal authentic truths. For its strong point of view and tearjerker sentiment, “Mother and Child” earns a spot in the women’s weepie genre. Rated: R for sexuality, brief nudity, and language. 2 hours. 6 minutes. — S.T.


(Century 16, Century 20) This “Robin Hood” isn’t about robbing from the rich and giving to the poor. Rather, it’s a two-and-a-half-hour epic about sticking it to the French. Director Ridley Scott and screenwriter Brian Helgeland (“A Knight’s Tale”) choose not to retell the well-known tale, despite the presence of familiar characters Marion (Cate Blanchett), the Sheriff of Nottingham (Matthew Macfadyen) and Friar Tuck (Mark Addy). Instead, the tack is “Robin Hood Begins” (or “Robin Hood Royale”), with the story leading up to the ace archer’s days at odds with King John (Oscar Isaacs). Impressive recreations of period locations and dress contribute to the dirty and mostly grim tone, but somehow it’s all too tasteful to be interesting. Or worse, sometimes it’s faintly silly, as with the revelation that Robin’s dad essentially wrote the Magna Carta. Rated PG-13 for violence including intense sequences of warfare, and some sexual content. Two hours, 20 minutes. — P.C.

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ART GALLERIES “Urban Animals” Exhibition of paintings by artist Elizabeth Gomez. Through May 30, 9-6 p.m. No charge; donations gratefully accepted. Mohr Gallery, Community School of Music and Arts, Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. Call 650-917-6800 ext. 306.


class focuses on creating healthy soil and harvests. Students will learn to direct sow seeds such as corn, lettuce, squash, beans and carrots, and learn transplanting techniques. (Plants easily transplanted include basil, chard, cucumbers, tomatoes.) Class includes a tour of the Common Ground Demonstration Garden. Saturday, May 22, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $31. Common Ground Garden Center, 559 College Ave., Palo Alto. Call 650-4936072.

“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.



Celebrating Science at the SETI Institute Celebrating Science is an interactive science fair for the entire family. Meet scientists and learn more about the Institute’s exploration of life, plus activities for kids. May 22, 2-4 p.m. Free. SETI Institute, 515 N. Whisman Road, Mountain View. Call 650-960-4565. www.seti.rg/celebratingscience2010

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

ers 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. Tyler Matthew Smith Tyler Matthew Smith performs folk and R&B music May 22, 8-10 p.m. Red Rock Coffee, 201 Castro St., Mountain View.



Miriam’s Well An interfaith performance piece that interweaves dance, music, poetry and sacred texts and draws upon Muslim, Christian and Jewish traditions. Sat., May 22, 8-10 p.m. $20 members, $25 non-members. Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.

“Making Room for Shabbat” This monthly service and dinner starts with two services (one for children in kindergarten-second grade, one for children in third-fifth grade) featuring guitars and instruments. Everyone joins together for dinner, followed by activities for the kids. Fri., May 21, 6-8 p.m. Adults $15, Kids (K-8) $10, Kids (pre-K) $5. Congregation Kol Emeth, 4175 Manuela Ave., Palo Alto. Call 650-948-7498.

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Student Art Exhibit at Mike’s Cafe Mike’s Cafe Palo Alto hosts the Henry M. Gunn AP Student Art exhibit from May 8 -June 5. Mike’s Cafe, 2680 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Call 650-473-6453.

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Shoreline Amphitheatre, Radio Disney and the City of Mountain View Present: The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra featuring


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Kindermusik Demo Classes Parents can attend a sample music class with children up to 7 years of age. The schedule is: babies up to 18 months on May 25 at 10:45 a.m.; preschoolers on May 25 at 1:30 p.m.; kids ages 4 to 7 on May 26 at 4:30 p.m.; toddlers on May 27 at 9:45 a.m. 9:45 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Free. Private home, 1404 Bonita Ave., Mountain View. Call 650-968-4733.

FILM “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.

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 play-

SENIORS Golden Pet Program Gain info on the Golden Pet program, designed to match senior pets with senior people, and the pet guardianship program, which gives seniors a plan for their pets in case they can no longer care for it. May 27, 1 p.m. Free. 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View. Call 650-903-6330.

SPECIAL EVENTS 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. Meet Winemaker Ben Crane “New Release of Twomey & Silver Oak Cellars: Meet Winemaker Ben Crane.” May 25, 6-7:30 p.m. Online advance tickets: $19.22, walk-in ticket price: $24.71 (if space permits). Artisan Wine Depot, 400A Villa St., Mountain View. Call 650-969-3511. asp?ProductCode=EVENT-TWOMEYSILVEROAK

TALKS/AUTHORS Swami Chetanananda: Tantra and Kundalini Swami Chetanananda will give a talk on the practice of tantra and the power of kundalini. Swami is the author of “The Breath of God,” “Choose to Be Happy,” “Open Heart Open Mind” and “There Is No Other.” Fri., May 21, 7:30-9 p.m. $10 in advance, $15 day of event. East West Book Store, 324 Castro St., Mountain View. www.

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Two thousand free lawn tickets are available to Mountain View residents (4 tickets per family limit) courtesy of Shoreline Amphitheatre and the City of Mountain View. Mountain View residents may also purchase discounted lawn and upper reserve tickets for $13.50 (four tickets per family limit). Discounted tickets are also courtesy of Shoreline Amphitheatre and the City of Mountain View. An additional $10.00 parking fee will be collected the night of the event. Doors open at 5:00p.m. with Radio Disney Family Festival. Bring this coupon, proof of residency (a driver’s license and current utility bill with a Mountain View address) or a Shoreline Resident Ticket ID card to the Amphitheatre Box Office to obtain your free or discounted tickets. Shoreline Amphitheatre Box Office Hours: Monday - Friday 12noon to 5:00p.m., Saturdays 10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. Box office can be reached at (650) 967-4040. Get your free tickets by 2:00p.m. on Monday, June 28 (unless sold out prior to this date). Discounted tickets can be purchased up to and including the day of the event.


The 41st Annual Stanford Tennis School on the Stanford Campus Directed by Dick & Anne Gould

ADULT DAY CAMP • Ages 16 and over • Clinic for 3.0 and below • Clinic for Advanced Players (3.5 +) • Saturday & Sunday June 12 & 13 9:00-noon & 2:00-5:00 each day

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Overnight & Day Camps for juniors offered all summer at Stanford. Directors are Stanford coaches, John Whitlinger & Lele Forood. All Ability Levels Welcome 1-800-NIKE CAMP (1-800-645-3226)


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Bulletin Board 115 Announcements CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING in CA the Palo Alto Weekly, The Menlo Park Almanac, & Mountain View Voice contact: David Cirner @ 650.223.6579 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. www.Cal-SCAN. com (Cal-SCAN) DISPLAY ADVERTISING in CA the Palo Alto Weekly, The Menlo Park Almanac, & Mountain View Voice contact: David Cirner @ 650.223.6579 140 Cal-SDAN newspapers statewide for $1,550! Reach over 3 million Californians! FREE email brochure. Call (916) 288-6019. (Cal-SCAN) GAIN NATIONAL EXPOSURE Reach over 5 million young, educated readers for only $995 by advertising in 110 weekly newspapers like this one. Call Jason at 202289-8484. This is not a job offer.(AAN CAN) PREGNANT? CONSIDERING ADOPTION? Talk with caring agency specializing in matching Birthmothers with Families nationwide. LIVING EXPENSES PAID. Call 24/7 Abby’s One True Gift Adoptions 866-413-6293 (Void in Illinois) (AAN CAN) Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) Dance Camp Expressions (4-7yrs) Dance Camp for Teen/Young Adult Dance Camps for kids and teens

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 McCool Piano Studio 566-9391MP Near Burgess Gym Menlo Park 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

135 Group Activities BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINER Mountain View Seasoned Travelers NATURE/OUTDOORS Events Calendar PRINCE vs MICHAEL DJ Dance Party Silicon Valley Singles Convention Spring Down Open Horse Show THE PRINCE VS MICHAEL EXPERIENCE Trouble with food?

140 Lost & Found Found Parrot Lost Persian Cat—Palo Alto Runaway Cat!

145 Non-Profits Needs Donations Needed! Knitters Wanted

210 Garage/Estate Sales Estate Sale Warehouse New Location 887 Industrial Rd. Suite L San Carlos, CA 94070 Every Fri. & Sat. as of 5/7 & 5/8 10am â “ 4pm 650-598-0124 Fine Furniture/Antiques Clothing, misc. 650-856-7547 Menlo Park, 1050 Sonoma Ave., May 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mountain View, 1550 Ernestine Lane, N/A PA: 4278 Suzanne Dr., 5/22, 8-4, 5/29, 8-4 Tons of Clothes all ages/sizes& baby, 2 bikes, books, cd’s, filing cab., yoga mats, etc. PA: 826 Fielding Drive, 5/22, 8-3 You name it, we have it! All good stuff, and some freebies. Palo Alto, 200 Block Iris Way, May 22, 9-1 Redwood City, 494 Beresford Ave. , May 29 9-5 May 30 10-4 Garage & Moving Sale. Some items priced, others best offer San Mateo, 1247 Alameda De Las Pulgas Two weekend sale in San Mateo May 21, 22, 23 Fri, Sat 10-4. Sun 12-4, Friday entry # 9 AM Largest collection of Herend porcelain in the U.S. including Fishnet figures, many tableware patterns. Also Royal Crown Derby, Minton, Saint Louis crystal stemware & decanters, 2 sets sterling flatware, other porcelain, fine art, furniture. Visa & MC

Firewood-Oak Mix-Seasoned & Spli $150.00 Lionhead bunnies - 30.00 Marlin Inboard Boat Open bow, 17 ft., 3.8 litre. Excel cond. $2500. 650/948-4895 Mini Lop/Mini Rex babies - $15.00

Scientology DVD - $20 Stetson Western Hats - $35.00 Telephoto Camera Case - $25.00 Western Boots - $55-$100

250 Musical Instruments 260 Sports & Exercise Equipment Ab Lounge Sport - $35 Brunswick Billard Piano - Best Offer Locker Bag - Ogio - $45.00 OBO Rossignol 7M Equipe Jr Skis - $75

Kid’s Stuff 330 Child Care Offered

Horse Back Riding Lessons! Issues with food?

Couples Make Great Mentors!

Mature Female Driver Available

Library Volunteers Needed

Moving Help????

Looking for Volunteers

215 Collectibles & Antiques

Nick Karazissis riding clinic

Museum Volunteers

Antiques Sale 10% to 50% OFF!

Full Time Nanny Available

Open Studios Artists

NASA cats need fosterers

Impressionist Art.

Fun Loving Nanny Available!

Open studios Artists in gallery

Project LOOK! volunteers needed!

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Parent Observation

Stanford Cats need volunteers

Quartersaun Oak Parlour Table - $500

Great Nanny Available!

155 Pets

The Great Treasure Hunt May 22nd

Nanny Share

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220 Computers/ Electronics

Need a babysitter? - $10-$12


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230 Freebies

340 Child Care Wanted

Unlock Your Mind Worried,Stressed Out? Depressed?

130 Classes & Instruction HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA! Graduate in 4 weeks! FREE Brochure. Call Now! 1-866-562-3650 ext. 60 www. (Cal-SCAN) HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA! Graduate in just 4 weeks!! FREE Brochure. Call NOW! 1-800-532-6546 Ext. 97 (AAN CAN) Fiction Writing Workshop Home of PA author. Starts June. 650/3261241. GERMAN Language Class 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 A Piano Teacher Children & Adults Ema Currier (650)493-4797 Barton-Holding Music Studio New 6 weeks “singing for the non-singer” 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

Learn to Live Pain Free - FREE Lg. storage shed free shed (650)856-6180

For Sale 201 Autos/Trucks/ Parts

235 Wanted to Buy Antique dolls

240 Furnishings/ Household items

Are you looking for mature Nanny Debbie’s Family Day Care - RWC EXCELLENT BABYSITTER AVAILABLE!

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345 Tutoring/Lessons 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

BMW Sales/Consignment Any Any - 100

2 Italian Marble Lvg Rm Tables - $299

One-to-One Tutoring Service

Ford 1972 Maverick - $900

Dbl Bed with Trundle pine - $500

Ford 2001 Taurus - $ 2500

DeCoro Italian Leather Couch - $700

Jeep 1995 Wrangler - 3800.

Dining room table wanted - $50 Entertainment Center - $450

Private Art lessons 6-12 years 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.

Italian Leather Couch & ♥ Seat - $1500

SAT/ACT/AP math tutor $39/hr

Rocking chair - $50

Stanford-Educated Expert Tutors

Rolltop Desk - $175

Tutor/Mentor Needed 6th Grader

Roomba 550 Vacuum Cleaning Robot - $230

350 Preschools/ Schools/Camps

Volkswagen 2001 Passat Station Wagon - $4,600

202 Vehicles Wanted 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. 1-866-912-GIVE. (Cal-SCAN) DONATE YOUR CAR Children's Cancer Fund! Help Save A Child's Life Through Research & Support! Free Vacation Package. Fast, Easy & Tax Deductible. Call 1-800-252-0615. (Cal-SCAN) DONATE YOUR CAR! to SONGS of LOVE! Seen on the TODAY SHOW! Make a sick child smile and get a tax-deduction. Endorsed by Bob McGrath of Sesame Street! Call 888-909-SONG (7664) (Cal-SCAN)

Techline Office Set - $200/obo Wanted: CD Organizer Drawers window valences - $200.00

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

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

After School Care/Driver Avail Child Care opening in San Carlos

FREE Firewood & Mulch - FREE

440 Massage Therapy

German Hiking Boots (Men) - $45.00 OBO

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Veterinarian seeking Housesitting Licensed veterinarian and family relocating to area from east coast looking to horse/pet/house/garden sit July and August while we look for home to buy. Please call 215.287.3243 or email References of course available upon request.

Easy Weight ® Training Classes

Piano-Baldwin Excel Tone - 2,250.00

ART Dialogues Docents volunteers

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HEAVY EQUIPMENT TRAINING Learn to operate bulldozer, backhoe, loader, motor grader, excavator. Job placement assistance. Call 888-2104534. Northern California College of Construction. promocode: NCPA1. (Cal-SCAN)

NEW! BMW 335i Cabrio Toy Car - $600

150 Volunteers

Summer Horsemanship Camps

415 Classes

new medical walker - $20.

Gallery of Artists for SVOS!

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Company Drivers (Solos & Hazmat Teams) * GREAT PAY * GREAT MILES * CDL−A Required. We also have dedicated & regional positions available. Call 866−789−8947. Swift. (Cal-SCAN)

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355 Items for Sale 6 seater stroller New Board Game - MOBopoly The Great Treasure Hunt and Flea Twin Wood Bed Frame, Ivory

Jobs 500 Help Wanted HOME CARE Hourly Part-time flexible Experience required Benefits & PTO OACM-650-329-1411 STAFF WRITER POSITION 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 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. (Cal-SCAN) 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) GREEN TECHNOLOGY Online, at Home Business. @ www. or Call 650-793-5119.

560 Employment Information $$$HELP WANTED$$$ Extra Income! Assembling CD cases from Home! No Experience Necessary! Call our Live Operators Now! 1-800-405-7619 EXT 2450 (AAN CAN) ATTN: 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)

SLT NEEDS CDL A TEAM DRIVERS with Hazmat. $2,000 Bonus. Company teams paid $0.68 for all miles. Owner operators paid up to $1.70 per mile. 1-800835-9471, 1-877-253-2897. (Cal-SCAN) TRUCK DRIVERS CDL training. Part-time driving job. Full-time benefits. Get paid to train in the California Army National Guard. Up to $15,000 bonus. or 1-800GO-GUARD. (Cal-SCAN) UP TO $2,000 WEEKLY Income Online. Start earning Today! For Complete Information Visit Us At: www. (Cal-SCAN) WAREHOUSING TRAINEE Good pay, regular raises, great benefits, $ for school, vacation. No experience needed, HS grads ages 17-34. Call Mon-Fri 1-800-345-6289. (Cal-SCAN)U.S. Navy ad— maximum age limit is legal. Human Resources Associate

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

620 Domestic Help Offered Household Help? I can assist w/organizing, laundry, cleaning. Exp. Flex. schedule. 650/630-6476 Private Family Chef For Hire 15 yrs. exp. Paris, London, 650295-9094 INFO ON

624 Financial CASH NOW! Get cash for your structured settlement or annuity payments. High payouts. Call J.G. Wentworth. 1-866-SETTLEMENT (1-866738-8536). Rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau. (Cal-SCAN) BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES Take control of your finances for 2010 & create massive leveraged income. Bay Area business training begins in June. Visit and call Gerri at 415-686-2439.

640 Legal Services Accutane may be linked to IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease), Chrohns Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. If you have been hurt, call the Rolshouse Law Firm at 1-800969-5633. Licensed in Minnesota. www. (Cal-SCAN) If you are ACTIVE, RESERVE or NATIONAL GUARD and you have suffered a traumatic injury, you my be entitled to up to $100,000. Call the Rolshouse Law Firm at 1-800-969-5633. Licensed in Minnesota. (Cal-SCAN) If you took LEVAQUIN and suffered a rupture of Achilles, shoulder, bicep, or hand tendon call the Rolshouse Law Firm at 1-800-969-5633. Licensed in Minnesota. (Cal-SCAN)



648 Horses-Boarding/ Training Wanted female trail ride partner Have horse trailer in Portola Valley. Call: 650917-1214 and leave message for Beth.

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

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

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Atherton, 2 BR/2 BA $2800- Pool House Available 2BR 2BA, 1400â&#x20AC;&#x2122;, hi ceilings, sliding doors to pool/spa & deck. Walk-in closets, full kitchen & laundry. 2nd BR is office. 1 parking space. $2800+ util. No pets/ smoking. 1 year lease. 650-854-4344 Los Altos Hills, 1 BR/1 BA - $1850.00 Menlo Park, Studio BR/1 BA - $1500/mont Mountain View, 2 BR/1 BA - $1,675 (in Portola Valley, 1 BR/1 BA - $2000 Woodside, Studio - $975/month

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

815 Rentals Wanted 3 bed House wanted in Palo Alto Duplex for me & small dog? House wanted in P.V. Newlyweds looking for house Seeking Cottage / small house Seeking cottage or in/law unit Seeking Quiet Cottage/Guest Quar Seeks 1br41; pays U $1000/mo+ Studio Cottage & Offering Help

820 Home Exchanges Tel Aviv swap for Palo Alto/Bay

825 Homes/Condos for Sale 20 ACRE RANCH FORECLOSURES Near Booming El Paso, Texas. Was $16,900 Now $12,900. $0 Down, assume payments, $99/month. Owner financing. FREE map/ pictures 1-800-343-9444. (Cal-SCAN) Menlo Park, 3 BR/2 BA - $595,000 Redwood City, 5+ BR/4+ BA - $2999500

Sunnyvale, 1 BR/1 BA - $1250

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Sunnyvale, 4 BR/2 BA - $1.095,000

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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)



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 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) LEE KEUM JAE ACUPUNCTURE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 538002 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Lee Keum Jae Acupuncture at 905 West Middlefield Rd., #913, 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): KEUM J. JUN 905 West Middlefield Rd., #913 Mountain View, CA 94043 Registrant/Owner has not yet begun to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on May 13, 2010. (Voice May 21, 28, June 4, 11, 2010)

MACâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S COINS & COLLECTIBLES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 537431 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Macâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Coins & Collectibles at 380 Altair Way, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, Santa Clara County: This business is owned by: An Individual. The name and residence address of the owner(s)/registrant(s) is (are): DALLAS ISAKSEN 17270 Oak Leaf Dr. Morgan Hill, CA 95037 Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 9-16-98. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on April 30, 2010. (Voice May 21, 28, June 4, 11, 2010)

997 All Other Legals NOTICE OF BUDGET ADOPTION PUBLIC HEARING 2010-2011 The governing board of Mountain View Whisman School District will hold a public hearing on the adoption of the 20102011 proposed budget of the district, prior to final adoption, as required by Education Code Section 42103. The public hearing will be held on June 17, 2010, at 7:00PM. The public hearing will be held at: Mountain View Whisman School District Board Room 750-A San Pierre Way Mountain View, CA 94043 The budget can be inspected by the public beginning on June 11, 2010, during the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, at: Mountain View Whisman School DistrictBusiness Office 750-A San Pierre Way Mountain View, CA 94043 5/21/10 CNS-1858370# Voice NOTICE OF BUDGET ADOPTION PUBLIC HEARING 2010-2011 The governing board of Mountain ViewLos Altos Union High School District will hold a public hearing on the adoption of the 2010-2011 proposed budget of the district, prior to final adoption, as required by Education Code Section 42103. The public hearing will be held on Monday, June 21, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. The public hearing will be held at: Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District

District Office - Boardroom 1299 Bryant Ave. Mountain View, CA 94040 The budget can be inspected by the public beginning Wednesday, June 16, 2010, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at: Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District District Office 1299 Bryant Ave. Mountain View, CA 94040 5/21/10 CNS-1858372# Voice 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 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 Self-Help Center (, 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.

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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 (, 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 ( selfhelp/espanol/), 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, (www.lawhelpcalifornia. org), en el Centro de Ayuda de las Cortes de California, (www.courtinfo. 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 plaintiffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;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)

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA Case No. 110CV171336 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Petitioner NAHAL ASHOURI filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: LEORA ASHLEY LEAS to LEORA ASHLEY ASHOURI. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two court days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING: July 20, 2010, 8:45 a.m., Room: 107. Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, 191 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. A copy of this ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: MOUNTAIN VIEW VOICE Date: May 6, 2010 /s/ Thomas Wm. Cain JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT (Voice May 21, 28, June 4, 11, 2010)

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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!


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.



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 6,046sqft & MDA approx 14,835sqft.

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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!



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.


1449 BEN ROE DR.


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.

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MOUNTAIN VIEW Great downtown lot, 13,068+/- sf., with 2 charming bungalows near Castro Street. 3bd/1.5ba and 2bd+den/1.5ba. Special zoning allows development options. $1,699,000

MOUNTAIN VIEW Charming, wonderfully remodeled 3bd/2ba ranch-style home, in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Mountain View. Los Altos School District. $1,198,000


Lovely 3bd/2.5ba home just steps away from the community park! Soaring ceilings, living room with fireplace, and an office/ computer area off the family room. $1,098,000





Enjoy the privacy of a quiet cul-de-sac locale. Great 3bd/2ba home with Hardwood floors. Close to Cuesta Park, shopping + easy access to commute routes. $939,000

Exceptionally charming 3bd/2ba home! Bright, open floor plan with vaulted ceilings + atrium/courtyard. Gourmet kitchen + separate family room. Tranquil Zen garden. $839,000





SUNNYVALE Pristine and immaculate 3bd/2.5ba home in a private setting. Newly painted and carpeted, cathedral ceilings, + granite appointed kitchen. Designer gardens. $749,000


Contemporary living at its best! 3bd/2.5ba home features dramatic living room with soaring ceilings, formal dining area, + spacious kitchen with center island. $825,000

Third floor, two-story penthouse condo located in a quiet, serene setting. 3bd/2ba with spacious master suite. Complex has pool, spa, + community room. $584,000

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1167 LA ROCHELLE TERRACE D $629,000 With approx.1923 Square Feet.New interior Paint and carpeting.Lrg U-Shaped Kit.

1745 LINNET LANE $829,000 Xcellent Cup.Schls-Collins Elem.Many upgrds-hrdwd flrs,tiled entry,updtd Ba's-Grt location

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3209 WAVERLEY ST $2,298,000 Approx. 2780 sf of a 2-story house & 1-car grage. 2 suites - 1 on ea level, sep office.

2318 JANE LN $729,000 Open floor plan w/ large kitchen/dining area. Familyroom w/entry to private lush backyard.

172 ELEANOR AV $1,775,000 Elegant Remodeled Downtown Gem.4BR.Stunning Kitch/Fam rm.Ideal for entertaining!

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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. Wendi Selig-Aimonetti 650.328.5211

12374 MELODY LN SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,695,000 5 BR 4 BA Rare! Over 5,000 newly remodeled at end of a cul de sac on over 1 acre! Palo Alto schls Vicki Geers 650.941.7040


27580 ELENA RD SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,500,000 7 BR 6.5 BA This elegant Hm will impress even the most discriminating tastes.Exquisite touches thruout Vivi Chan 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 LN SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $729,000 3 BR 2 BA 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 $529,000 2 BR 2.5 BA Cuesta Park TH on CDS.Close to shopping & parks.Sep DR.Open kit.Mtn views. 2-car grg Barbara Sawyer 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

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 UNIT #5B PREMIUM DOWNTOWN HOME $975,000 2 BR 2.5 BA Unique, light-filled & updated throughout! Approx 1,485 sq. ft. Convenient to vibrant downtown Maha Naijar 650.325.6161 525 CHANNING AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $899,000 3 BR 2.5 BA Charming downtown home.Granite kit,designer baths & paint.Wd flrs,dbl garage,intl laundry Aileen La Bouff 650.948.0456 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 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 157 S. CALIFORNIA AVE #H204 SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $595,000 2 BR 2.5 BA Beautiful,end unit town home w/priv. entrance in coveted Palo Alto Central. Alan Huwe 650.948.0456 BEAUTIFUL UPDATED CONDO $585,000 2 BR 1.5 BA Gorgeous updated unit. Bamboo floors, fresh paint, close to shops, FP, in-unit laundry. Kathleen Jarvis Pasin 650.325.6161 437 HOMER AVE SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $569,500 2 BR 1 BA Blks to restaurants, shopping. Bamboo floors, updated kitchen, granite counters. Penny Goldcamp 650.325.6161

61 OAKWOOD DR. SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $749,000 3 BR 2.5 BA Almost new home west of El Camino!Granite & stainles kitchen w/breakfast bar. Bonus loft. Janie & John Barman 650.325.6161 LIGHT, CHARMING, SPACIOUS $689,000 3 BR 1 BA Light, airy Westside charmer. Gorgeous floors, spacious rooms, bonus room & half bath. 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 Pooneh Fouladi 650.325.6161

555 MERRIMAC DR SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $448,000 2 BR 2.5 BA Granite & st steel kit.D/pane wind.Pvt courtyard.2 rmdld carpet.2 car garage. Aileen La Bouff 650.948.0456



860 MERIDIAN BAY LN #123 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $535,000 2 BR 2 BA Ground Floor unit w/private balcony, lg master, hrdwd flrs. Eat-in kit,W/D, 2 parking. Greg Stange 650.325.6161

600 KENWOOD DR SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,500,000 4 BR 4 BA Owned by the same family for nearly 50 years, and expanded to meet their needs. Brendan Callahan 650.325.6161


REMODELED WEST MENLO HOME $1,275,000 3 BR 2 BA Remodeled West Menlo Hm. Hdwd floors.2 car garage. Susie Dews & Shena Hurley 650.325.6161

1470 HOLLIDALE CT SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,998,000 5 BR 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 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 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 1 W EDITH AV #A104 SAT 1:30 - 4:30 $849,000 2 BR 2 BA Newer condo for 55+ years.Grnt kit,lrg mstr,travertine baths,inside lndry. Jo Buchanan & Stuart Bowen 650.941.7040 575 TYNDALL ST. #7 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $635,000 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 SAT 1:30 - 4:30 $587,500 2 BR 2 BA A special place in Los Altos w/close proximity to the heart of dwntwn. Paige Gienger 650.941.7040

LOS ALTOS HILLS 26443 WESTON DR SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,795,000 3 BR 2.5 BA This beautiful contemporary home offers 3 bdrms,2.5 baths + a lrg 1 bdrm guest home. Angelique Elmengard 650.941.7040

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

MONTE SERENO 16011 GRANDVIEW AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,375,000 4 BR 3.5 BA Large hm surrounded by natural beauty. Open flrpln for easy entertaining. Teri Woolworth 650.941.7040

MOUNTAIN VIEW 962 BONITA AVE SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,299,000 4 BR 3.5 BA 5 yrs new, sep family rm, Wolf range, huge master, possible 4th bed rm, huge bonus rm, AC Nancy Adele Stuhr 650.948.0456 304 CALDERON AV SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,124,000 3 BR 2 BA It's a 2bd/1ba Hm w/a 1bd/1ba cottage. Opportunity for a low mortgage. Kim Copher 650.941.7040

PALO ALTO 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 955 ADDISON AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $3,690,000 6 BR 5.5 BA Xquisite 2stry 8 yrs nw cstom blt in Crescent Prk 4300sqft living area lot size 12,400sqft Dora Thordarson 650.941.7040 8 YEAR NEW HOME! $2,395,000 4 BR 3.5 BA Beautifully designed 8 year new home in Prime Midtown Palo Alto. Conveniently located! Teresa Lin 650.328.5211 3209 WAVERLEY ST SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,298,000 4 BR 3.5 BA Approx. 2780 sf of a 2-story house & 1-car grage. 2 suites - 1 on ea level, sep office. Julie Lau 650.325.616 LG RANCH ON ADOBE CREEK $1,450,000 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 DR 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

REDWOOD CITY 150 WARWICK ST SUN 1:30-4:30 $1,829,000 5 BR 3.5 BA New Craftsman-style hm w/top-of-theline finishes in desirable Edgewood Park Home! Denis Morrissey 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 Doris Deising 650.325.6161 3922 JEFFERSON AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $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

SAN JOSE 2407 COTTLE AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $849,999 2 BR 2 BA Completely resconstructed from top to bottom.Premium quality thruout. Marcie Soderquist 650.941.7040

SUNNYVALE 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 1161 REGIA CT SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $898,000 4 BR 2 BA Charming atrium model Eichler home on cul-de-sac.Master w/walk-in.Bonus rm. Pelin Erdal 650.325.6161 1186 BLACKBERRY TERRACE SAT 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 604 ARCADIA TE #303 SAT 1:30 - 4:30 $397,500 2 BR 2 BA 1 car detached garage. Indr Lndry.Private balcony,Cntrl Air Cond.Fire place,open flr plan Yuri Kitaigorodsky 650.948.0456 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 SAT 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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