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THE WATER CURE Linnea Dahl, 1, cools down with a refreshing stream of water, thanks to a helping hand from her friend, while playing at Rengstorff Park on a hot July 5 afternoon. The warm weather over the long holiday weekend made splashing around in some cool water seem pretty appealing to adults and kids alike.

AT&T pushes for lots of small 4G antennas By Daniel DeBolt


o feed the city’s data hungry smart-phone users, the case was presented to the City Council Tuesday for installing a network of relatively small cell antennas atop Mountain View’s utility poles. AT&T and ExteNet Systems

pushed for the “Distributed Antenna System” in the city’s residential neighborhoods Tuesday at a City Council study session. The companies propose numerous low power 10-watt antennas, which stick up a few feet from the top of utility poles. They would be spread throughout neighborhoods, rather than

on the large monopoles that might be rejected by the city and neighbors for aesthetic reasons. AT&T’s Randy Okimura said that among the area’s tech savvy residents with smart phones, the “demand for data is insatiable.” Data use among AT&T customSee CELL, page 8

District pays ex-teacher $225K settlement By Nick Veronin


former elementary school teacher who resigned from her position at the beginning of the 2009 school year was paid $225,000 in a legal settlement with the Mountain View Whisman School District, according to documents


obtained by the Voice. Patricia Polifrone, the former Huff Elementary fourth grade instructor who drew the ire of some parents for what they called “abusive” teaching practices, was paid $112,500 upon reaching the settlement around September 2009, and another

$112,500 in January 2010. The stated purpose of the agreement, was to “negotiate Polifrone’s resignation from the District, and release all claims that Polifrone may have arising from her employment and the See SETTLEMENT, page 9

ity council members acted as the protective parents of the Stevens Creek trail Tuesday as Google pitched a plan for a pair of private bridges over the creek to a planned Google campus at NASA Ames. While a bridge is a simple thing, it gets complicated when crossing the city’s beloved Stevens Creek trail. “Priority 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 is the trail, make no mistake about it,” said Mayor Jac Siegel, who said it didn’t matter that the new Google campus could bring $700,000 in new property tax revenue annually. He said the city spent 20 years and went through hundreds of meetings to build the trail. The city will have to eventually approve the environmental impact report for the two bridges, which extend from the ends of Charleston Road and Crittenden Lane to a 42-acre NASA Ames site. In illustrations presented by Google consultant Peter Ingram, the bridges are low enough that the trail must be moved down off its levee to go under the bridge. That creates several new ups and downs on the trail north of Highway101, which users don’t like, said Aaron Grossman, director of the Friends of the Stevens Creek Trail. Google is on an accelerated schedule to build 1.2 million square feet of offices on northwestern NASA Ames, which will house 5,000 employees in Google’s “Planetary Ventures” division, said Google’s John Igoe on Tuesday. The plan includes recreation facilities, a child care center and cafeteria services. Igoe said 105,000 square feet may be housing or offices, it hasn’t been decided yet. The campus will no longer be built in a phased approach and the whole place will be under

construction in 2013, he said. A series of gates would keep out anyone, including Google employees, who are driving cars, Igoe said. Google would allow only bikes, pedestrians, police, fire and “high occupancy vehicles” over the bridges. Illustrating bridge width, Ingram presented diagrams showing a lane for vehicles, bikes and sidewalks in each direction on each bridge. The Valley Transportation Authority has some interest in the bridges because it would keep its buses to NASA and Shoreline off of Highway 101, Igoe said. NASA Ames employee Patrick Grant said the bridges should be one lane “so later on there won’t be an incentive to turn this into a highway.”

Private or public? The fact that the bridges will be privately owned by Google wasn’t welcomed by council members Ronit Bryant, Margaret Abe-Koga and Laura Macias, who reminded everyone that the council recently required a developer to pay for a public tunnel under Central Expressway. But if the bridges were to be public, the cost to build and maintain them would shift to the city, Igoe said. Macias said the bridge should be open to anyone, “not just a certain group or class of people. That doesn’t feel like Mountain View at all.” “My gut feeling is extremely negative on this,” said Councilwoman Bryant. “I don’t think it is of any benefit to Mountain View. I don’t see anything particularly convenient about it for us. I hate private streets. I can’t imagine a See GOOGLE, page 7



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Union concessions prevent layoffs By Daniel DeBolt


El Camino employees picket outside the hospital June 29.

Hospital workers protest proposed cuts By Nick Veronin


bout 35 members of the Service Employers International Union-United Healthcare Workers gathered on Grant Road in front of El Camino Hospital on June 29 to protest what one representative called “unwarranted” cuts to the union’s pay structure and health benefits. Carrying picket signs plastered with messages such as, “Shame on El Camino,” the protestors chanted slogans: “Hey! Hey! Ho! Ho! Bad faith bargaining has to go!” The SEIU-UHW represents cafeteria workers, janitors, dieticians, medical technicians, social workers and various other non-nurse, nonphysician and non-administrative employees of the hospital. According to Todd Schmitz, an SEIU-UHW representative, the workers at the protest are upset that

the hospital is seeking to eliminate the free employee healthcare plan. Under the proposed plan, SEIUUHW members would have to contribute at least 10 percent to insurance premiums for the lowest tier plan. Workers are also upset that the hospital is seeking to reduce differential pay — which guarantees employees better wages for working irregular shifts — by 5 percent. “They are clearly a hospital that is in good financial shape and they are calling for cuts that are unwarranted,” Schmitz said. Kim Reyes, a licensed vocational nurse at El Camino and member of the SEIU-UHW, said that she would have trouble supporting her 18-year-old daughter, who just started college, if the cuts go through. “It’s really important for me that

I retain my coverage for her,” Reyes said. Reyes believes El Camino will become a less competitive hospital if the proposed cuts are implemented. Hospital spokeswoman Chris Ernst saw things in a different light. She said that the proposed cuts are only aimed at putting all hospital employees on an equal plane when it comes to benefits and differential pay. All other employees at El Camino Hospital must contribute 10 percent to insurance premiums for the lowest tier benefits package, Ernst said. “Our goal is achieve parity at all levels within our organization,” she said. “We believe our plan to be competitive and a very rich benefit package, even with the employee contribution.” V

Community colleges brace for cuts, again REDUCTIONS INEVITABLE FOR FOOTHILL-DE ANZA, EVEN WITH $10M ‘RAINY DAY FUND’ By Nick Veronin


ue to deep state cuts to public higher education, local community colleges will have to cut back on courses, turn away students and lay off part-time faculty in the coming school year, officials from the Foothill-De Anza Community College District said.

Though it is unclear how much state funding will be cut from the district’s budget in the 2011-12 school year, Linda Thor, FoothillDe Anza’s chancellor, expects to lose at least $8.5 million. The state has informed community colleges throughout California that cuts are definitely coming, Thor said. Further reductions could be in the works halfway

through the school year, if the state fails to come up with its goal of $4 billion in revenue. If at least $3 billion in the hopedfor state revenue materializes, there will be no further cuts to FoothillDe Anza beyond the $8.5 million, Thor said. However, in a worst-case scenario, the district will need to compensate for a reduction of about $10.5 million.

he City Council on Tuesday approved agreements with the city’s union leaders to prevent layoffs over the next year. Interim City Manager Melissa Stevenson Dile said the agreements with most of the city’s nonpublic safety employees would cut health care costs and vacation costs enough to keep the city from making any layoffs or unexpected budget cuts this year. Cost savings from the proposed contracts would save about $500,000 in 2011-12, which was the City Council’s goal. Dile said the cost savings comes from increasing hospital visit copayments to $10 for “non-preventative” medical visits for all three employee groups, saving $150,000. The co-payments were previously free or $5. Vacation policies changed for all three groups, reducing the amount that can be paid out in cash and putting caps on how much vacation time can accrue, reducing the city’s budget costs. Police and fire managers agreed to not take any merit pay raises or cost of living adjustments for the year, while department heads and council appointees agreed to do the same for the third year in a row. The SEIU also agreed to one unpaid day off during the year. SEIU leader Chris Costanzo said it was difficult for employees to put a cap on vacation time, as many employees see it as their only option for taking maternity leave. The city is unusual in not having a disability plan to allow that.

Because about 95 percent of the district’s revenue comes from the state, all cuts handed down from Sacramento are significant. According to Kevin McElroy, the district’s vice chancellor, Foothill-De Anza is bracing for a total deficit of $22.8 million, which they hope to make up for through class and staffing reductions, borrowing from the individual colleges and through a $10.7 million “rainy day fund.” In the best case scenario, the district is planning to reduce its capacity for full-time students by 6.15 percent, which means about

As a result of the cutbacks, two employees got to keep their jobs: an assistant at the Center for Performing Arts and a public safety public outreach coordinator. A vacant position for a community services officer will remain in the budget, while the deputy zoning administrator will remain a full time position. A half-time deputy fire marshal in charge of inspecting apartment buildings will now be funded for full time work to address a backlog of inspections. The agreements were made with employee groups representing 75 percent of the city’s 600 employees: the SEIU, the Eagles — a mid-level managers union — and unrepresented employees, which include department heads, council appointees, classified IT employees and fire and police managers. Police and fire union contracts were not up for negotiation this year and neither group made any concessions, Dile said. Both unions had contract extensions given to them in the last two years which expire in June, 2012. Addressing concerns about a potential conflict of interest, Dile said police Capt. Max Bosel was not involved in contract negotiations with police managers, but was involved in negotiations with fire department managers. Bosel has been filling in for Dile as interim assistant city manager and human resources director, a key position in negotiating with the city’s unions. Bosel will go back to being a police captain in a few weeks. V

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3,935 fewer students — full-time and part-time — would be served in total, said Thor. In the worst-case scenario, the district would have to pare back its full-time student load by more than 7.5 percent, or about 4,834 full- and part-time students. Further complicating matters, the district will not know if the worst case scenario will come to pass until December 15, after many students have already enrolled in classes, which could mean that fees would be raised retroactively at See CUTS, page 6





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REFRESHING NEW MONIKER Welcome to Mountain Dew, California. The folks at have accidentally renamed our fine city after a soft drink. When you type a Mountain View zip code into, it lists “Mountain Dew Ames Resource Center” as the nearest weather station. They somehow managed to make two goof-ups in our neighboring NASA center’s name, as NASA Ames is a research center, not a resource center. Resident Bruce Karney was amused. About 10 years ago Karney wrote an April Fools story along these lines, in which the city gets paid to rename itself Mountain Dew, California, solving the city’s budget problems. “I haven’t contacted Weather. com to ask them to change it. I’m sort of enjoying seeing it for now,” Karney said. The gaff has remained on the site over a week, although we expect it won’t last after this is published. It can be seen at

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their children during the summer months, thanks to Second Harvest Food Bank. The Mountain View feeding site is at Castro Elementary School and will serve breakfast and lunch to children under 18 through the end of July. “We understand that many families who rely on these meals during the school year may be having a difficult time feeding their children right now,” said Cindy McCown, senior director of Programs and Services at Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. “We want to make sure everyone knows there are resources available.” There are a number of summer feeding programs for children in Santa Clara County. Call Second Harvest Food Bank’s Food Connection hotline at 1-800-984FOOD (3663) to find the nearest one, or get information on other food assistance programs. The hotline is available Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.


Guardsmen spent their Fourth of July morning successfully rescuing a hiker who was lost for two days in the El Dorado National forest. The hiker, 54-year-old Lauren Ellen DeLaTorre, became lost on July 2 near Pioneer, California and was without water, food and warm clothing for 32 hours, the National Guard reports. Shortly after 9 a.m., DeLaTorre was spotted in a remote area by guardsmen aboard a helicopter who then climbed “steep and rocky terrain” to rescue her. Suffering from “extreme fatigue” and dehydration, she was flown to a nearby command post where she was reunited with her family and treated for minor injuries. The Moffett-based 129th Air Rescue Squadron happened to have its helicopters nearby after having participated in a Fourth of July celebration in Lake Tahoe earlier in the morning. “With lost hiker searches, you hope for the best but prepare yourself for the worst,” said aircraft commander Capt. Nathan Nowaski in a press release. “It was extremely gratifying to find the missing hiker and get her back to her family safely.” — Daniel DeBolt

Foothill and De Anza colleges, Thor and McElroy said. Any increase would come on top of a $7-per-unit bump that is already built into the governor’s budget, starting this fall; the cost for a typical four-unit class will rise from $68 to $92. Thor estimated that as many as 200 part-time faculty and staff might not be hired back next year; open administrative positions will not be filled whenever possible; and benefits will remain at last year’s levels. If there is any bright side to the gloomy news, Thor said, it is that the Foothill-De Anza board of trustees previously overestimated the severity of future cuts and managed to set aside close to $10.7 million to help minimize reductions in 2011-12. “The district is very fortunate in that our board of trustees had been anticipating more bad times and had established what we called the stability fund, what others might call a rainy day fund,” Thor said. Thor estimates that Foothill-De Anza would use up the majority of the “rainy day fund” next year making up for its deficit. McElroy, who was appointed vice chancellor of the district last August, has been working in Cali-

fornia public schools since 1985. “In the 26 years that I’ve been here, I’ve never seen it this bad,” McElroy said of the state’s budget situation. He noted that recessions hit state community colleges in 1993 and 2003, but neither caused as much damage as the current recession. Neither of the previous economic downturns he saw as vice president of administrative services at Coastline Community College in Fountain Valley, Calif., lasted as long as the current slump, McElroy said. The Foothill-De Anza district has been losing state funding since 2008. “We have cycles,” McElroy said. “This is just a really bad cycle.” “The thing that is most troubling for us,” Thor said, “is that California had the best higher education system in the country and it’s being decimated. Who knows if we’ll ever be able to recover from that?” Thor and McElroy tried to balance optimism with a realistic outlook about the future of their schools and the state’s community college system overall. “I want to stress, we don’t want to be discouraging people from coming to our colleges,” Thor said. “We are managing the cuts the best we can. We are doing everything we can to be able to serve the community at a level close to what they’ve been used to.”

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private bridge.� The new campus would be built on federally controlled land within city limits. While the city will receive property taxes and may provide fire and police services to the new campus, the city won’t have authority over bridge design because the bridges are over PG&E, NASA and Santa Clara Valley Water District jurisdictions. The city has an easement on Water District property for the trail. Member Abe-Koga said the bridges would ruin the feeling of the trail north of Highway 101, which is a nice change from the urban feel on southern portions. Council member Tom Means had a different view, calling it the “boringest� part of the trail. Council member Mike Kasperzak said the bridge could be made to look “elegant� as a cable suspension bridge, which Ingram illustrated. Some council members questioned the need for any new bridges at all. One bridge already exists for light vehicles at the end of Crittenden Lane, used by duck hunters and some NASA employees. Some said it was sufficient to have buses use the main entry to the new campus on the eastern side of the creek from RTE Jones Road, which extends from Moffett Boulevard. Abe-Koga brought up the concern that future companies that build at NASA Ames near Google may also want bridge access over the creek. “The question is, why don’t we just have one public bridge?� Abe-Koga said. Abe-Koga and other members also questioned the need for Google to have two bridges instead of one bridge. Igoe said the two bridges would allow for better circulation. “Connectivity� is important to Google, he said. Council members Means, Kasperzak and Inks appeared most supportive. “If we are going to use Fire Station 5 (located near Crittenden Lane), you probably do need to so this,� Kasperzak said. A fire truck going around on 101 would be “a joke.� The Google campus will be built over an upper wetland area, which Mayor Siegel and Bryant harshly criticized. “This is a very clear step away from protecting the environment,� Bryant said. Zoning Administrator Peter Gilli said the council would have some influence over the bridge project because it would have the authority to determine whether the design really addressed impacts identified in the environmental impact report. V

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ith Sunnyvale and Los Altos finally stepping up to extend the Stevens Creek Trail closer to the Stevens Creek reservoir, the City Council approved a bit of money Tuesday to help study the trail extensions. The city will now contribute $5,000 to the $100,000 study, which will determine the feasibility of extending the trail from Mountain View High School to the city’s southern border and beyond. Council member Laura Macias was the only member to vote against the funding. “We have spent $33 million on the trail,� Macias said. “We did receive $11 million in outside grants. That’s for our 4.75 miles. Cupertino has done .75 miles. I’m so glad they (Sunnyvale and Los Altos) are on board, but I am not sure why we are being asked to sponsor it. I am really torn on this.� Other members agreed with Aaron Grossman, director of Friends of the Stevens Creek Trail, who said the benefits to Mountain View were worth $5,000. “The trail won’t


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continue without this feasibility study,� he said. “We will benefit to some degree. Our people will use the trail.� Council member Tom Means, the city’s trail representative in meetings with the other cities, said there was a piece of property on the east side of the creek that could be used to connect Mountain View High School to the city’s southern border. From there, Sunnyvale and Los Altos would continue the trail to Cupertino. Avoiding the difficulties in finding space for the trail along the creek, Los Altos had previously studied using city streets to make the connection but is now moving away from that, Means said. Sunnyvale has taken the lead in conducting the study. Eventually the trail would connect to Stevens Creek Reservoir, where numerous trails cover the hills. The $5,000 for the study came from a $50,000 city fund from the Valley Transportation Authority to help start such projects. V

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ers has increased “8,000 percent� since 2007, he said. “We are just trying to meet the needs of our customers.� Bill Stevens of ExteNet Systems, a utility company that leases antennas to service providers, said what he hears from cities is “make it small, make it less obtrusive. DAS allows for that.� Council members had mixed reactions. Ronit Bryant described the idea as taking already ugly utility poles and “loading them with equipment. I would definitely prefer one big pole. Saying this is the least ugly thing we can do is an awfully sad way to move forward. This is not trying for the best solution; it is just going for the easiest and quickest way.� “I think we should ask the neighborhoods what they want,� Bryant said. “There may be more people who think like me.� City staff members say they have seen a dramatic increase in the number of applications for cell towers in recent years, with 65 received since 2009. There are now cell towers on 64 sites in the city. However, there are areas not covered: all of

Shoreline Park and much of the Monta Loma and Rengstorff residential neighborhoods, city staff reported in the study session Tuesday. Staff reported that there would be a “significant� public benefit in allowing DAS. But it would require a change to the city’s zoning ordinance to allow additional utility pole height, which the council could approve as early as September. DAS applications would still be subject to a design review permit and public hearing process. A representative from Verizon had a different view on DAS, saying that the technology was less able to penetrate buildings than more powerful cell towers and monopoles. He added that utility poles could quickly become ugly with all of the boxes of equipment that may be necessary. While AT&T houses much of that equipment in central offices, Verizon does not, he said. “If a neighborhood really needs it, then neighborhoods can choose,� said council member Laura Macias. Mayor Jac Siegel agreed. “We have 14 different neighborhoods. Ask them, see what they want.� Siegel urged the city to be flexible because the technol-

ogy was rapidly changing, and cell companies were already considering newer technologies as it implements the latest. He also suggested the city allow cell antennas atop the police station’s large monopole, “unless there’s a security reason� not to do it. Member Tom Means said he saw no problems with allowing cell antennas in Shoreline Park. Others weren’t as supportive. “I don’t really think there’s a need right now to put poles in the park,� said member Margaret Abe-Koga. “Can we put poles on the top of the (Shoreline Amphitheatre) tent? Make it look like a circus top,� she joked. City staff said they had been curious about that as well. Options for Shoreline Park, which may not have consistent coverage for calling 911, include cell antennas on PG&E lattice towers, which would require ground level equipment cabinets and access for service trucks. “At this point, staff’s position is to be very protective of parkland,� said Zoning Administrator Peter Gilli. “If a proposal came in for Shoreline Park, we would say no.� Council member Mike Kasperzak suggested the city allow a cell antenna on top of the Rengstorff House at Shoreline Park. “I’m Continued on next page

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not really kidding about that,” he said, adding that it could help fund Rengstorff House-related activities. Macias and member John Inks also said they supported using city property for cell antennas to raise funds for city services. Three already exist on city property, including one at the Rengstorff Avenue fire station and two on Shoreline Amphitheatre parking lot light poles. The city receives $2,500 a month for each one. V


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publicity surrounding it.” The settlement contained a “covenant not to sue” condition. It also stipulated that neither Polifrone, nor the district, were admitting wrongdoing in agreeing to the settlement. The former Mountain View Whisman teacher was to begin teaching at Graham middle school at the beginning of the 2009-10 school year. She

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GIANMARIA MANGANELLI GianMaria Manganelli, 29, of Mountain View, died June 18 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. A 2005 graduate of EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Ariz., he had been working as a pilot

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he long saga of Hangar One has taken another twist, one that might ultimately place it under the purview of the city of Mountain View. And that may not be a bad thing. The cavernous historic structure at Moffett Field is in the midst of being stripped of its contaminated siding, but the future of its skeletal remains is in doubt. Rather than going ahead and reskinning Hangar One, a recently released report by the NASA Office of the Inspector General recommends demolishing it entirely or giving it away. The cost of restoring the dirigible hangar has passed from the United States Navy to NASA, and in a time of tight budgets, NASA officials are questioning the wisdom of spending almost $33 million to restore a building that has “no prospects for re-use for the foreseeable future and would require substantial additional investment to make it habitable.” But rather than sounding the death knell for the iconic structure, it could signal a new beginning with Hangar One, putting it in the hands of a community that is highly motivated to save it. The 211-foot-tall Hangar One, with a footprint equal to 10 football fields, could bring thousands of visitors to the city and new revenue. It could be used as a convention hall or a major air and space museum, as “Smithsonian West” proponents suggest. Coming up with almost $33 million is a tall order, but not necessarily impossible, even for a city of Mountain View’s size. Remember that only two years ago, city officials were poised to invest $30 million on a long-sought-after hotel and convention center near Google in the Shoreline area. With the acquisition of Hangar One, the city could have a truly unique convention hall, certainly the only one in the world with such breathtakingly massive 1930s streamline modernestyle. Adding Hangar One to the special Shoreline tax district could help leverage the bond money to restore it. Just like Shoreline Amphitheatre, revenues from Hangar One uses could help fund city services, which have been cut back significantly in recent years. City ownership could be the hangar’s saving grace because the city could manage Hangar One free of federal constraints that make its re-use difficult. Federal laws say NASA must charge market rate rents and cannot credit tenant improvements toward future lease payments. The city can and has enticed tenants to lease city property by subsidizing tenants improvements to city buildings, such as the 1887 replica train depot. It should be mentioned that the move could become something larger than Hangar One. In making the land under Hangar One a contiguous piece of the city, it may also be the right time for Mountain View to take on the largely vacant southwestern corner of Moffett Field, as city officials have discussed for years. The NASA Research Park planned for this 75-acre area is on hold because of the possibility of holding World Expo 2020 at Moffett. The NRP plan has all the earmarks of a real community: the future home of a University of California campus, private research and development space, hundreds of homes, restaurants and shops. It is the sort of place that a city — not a space agency — would have expertise in governing and servicing. And it is appropriate that the affairs of such a community be discussed and decided in the open at City Hall, not in the closed conference rooms of NASA Ames. Of course, it would be important to determine whether new property taxes and other revenues would out-pace the cost of delivering expanded city services at Moffett. We have no doubt that city officials would thoroughly vet the financial implications before coming to a decision. But it is a tantalizing prospect, and one we hope will be given serious consideration.





EL CAMINO HOSPITAL PUTS PROFITS BEFORE PATIENTS Wednesday, June 29, I joined healthcare workers at El Camino Hospital in a protest aimed at alerting the public that the hospital is putting profits before patient care. The hospital made $35 million in profits last quarter and is projected to make more than $52 million in profits over the next 12 months, with assets valued at more than a billion dollars. The hospital is financed by the community and governed by a five-member elected board. The board has been criticized in the past for a lack of financial transparency. Recently a grand jury found that the finances of the private and public aspects of the hospital are inappropriately “intermingled.” Wednesday was also the last day of chief executive officer Ken Graham, a successful and popular executive who oversaw the transition into a new hospital. The board decided not to renew his contract “without cause” shortly after he was given a prestigious award by an organization of more than 30,000 healthcare executives. This is the same board that implemented a contract with registered nurses filled with benefit cuts. The hospital is now trying to cut healthcare benefits, reduce shift differentials and vacation and holiday pay, and decrease retirement contributions for the rest of its workers. The hospital bills itself as “the hospital of Silicon Valley” and states that their goal is to be in the top 5 percent of all U.S. hospitals, yet they are positioning themselves as a lowcost healthcare provider. I have serious concerns that with below market wages and benefits El Camino Hospital will not be

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Birch Street features BN Ranch beef. BN are the initials of naturalmeat pioneer Bill Niman, founder of Niman Ranch meats. Niman left that business in 2007 and now raises superb grass-fed cattle on his own ranch in Bolinas. Niman makes a special all-beef hot dog exclusively for Birch Street ($7.50) with house-made waffle chips. Another superb sandwich was the Swedish tartine ($13.50) on toasted pain de mie (similar to a pullman, long and narrow) piled with smoked salmon, Oregon shrimp, cucumber, asparagus, hard-boiled egg, dill and mayo all covered with paper-thin radish slices. The sandwich was as pretty as it was delicious: a mini smorgasbord on an oversized flat of toast. It came with house waffle chips. Lindskog and Hyde have long championed the Sunday California Avenue farmers market, where they buy all their seasonal produce. Several of the farms make supplemental deliveries during the week to maintain the freshest product. Finally, I’m not much of a fan of strawberry ice cream, but this one turned my head. The strawberries had been roasted before being churned into the cream. Roasting the berries evaporated the water and intensified the flavor. It was like eating strawberry-jam ice cream. Also available was a delicious chocolate-chip ice-cream sandwich and various tartlets including a lip-smacking caramel-chocolate tartlet. All desserts were $5, required no prep time and were delivered quickly to the table. The beverage list was more than adequate. Wines were offered by the glass, carafe and bottle. While we lament the passage of Bistro Elan, we can celebrate that Lindskog and Hyde have just relocated to a smaller venue a block away. Like its predecessor, Birch Street delivers an appealing seasonal menu and chic ambiance, at appetizing prices. V

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8FFLFOE NMOVIETIMES A Better Life (PG-13) Century 20: 12:30, 3, 5:30, 8 & 10:30 p.m. CinĂŠArts at Palo Alto Square: 2, 4:45 & 7:20 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. also at 9:45 p.m. Bad Teacher (R) Century 16: 10:55 a.m.; 1:40, 4:30, 7:15 & 9:35 p.m. Century 20: 10:45 a.m.; 1:05, 3:25, 5:50, 8:15 & 10:35 p.m. Beginners (R) ((( Aquarius Theatre: 1:45, 4:15, 7:10 & 9:30 p.m. Bridesmaids (R) (((1/2 Century 16: 3:40, 7:10 & 10:10 p.m. Century 20: 11 a.m.; 2, 4:55, 7:45 & 10:40 p.m. Cars 2 (G) ((1/2 Century 16: 10:40 a.m.; 1:25, 4:10, 7 & 9:45 p.m.; In 3D at 11:40 a.m.; 2:50, 6:10 & 9 p.m. Century 20: 10:35 & 11:10 a.m.; 1:25, 4:15, 7 & 9:40 p.m.; In 3D at noon, 2:45, 5:40 & 8:30 p.m. Casablanca (1942) Stanford Theatre: Sat.-Thu. at 7:30 p.m.; Sat. & Sun. also at 3:40 p.m. Giselle in 3D (PG) Century 20: Tue. at noon & 7:30 p.m. Green Lantern (PG-13) ((1/2 Century 16: In 3D at 10:30 a.m. & 1:15 p.m. Century 20: 1:50 & 7:20 p.m.; In 3D at 4:30 & 10:05 p.m. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (PG-13) (((1/2 Century 16: Thu. at 12:01 a.m. (double feature with “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Part 2â€?) Century 20: Thu. at 12:01 a.m. (double feature with “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Part 2â€?) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Part 2 (PG-13) Century 16: Thu. at 12:01, 12:02, 12:03, 12:04, 12:05 & 12:06 a.m.; In 3D Thu. at 12:01 & 12:02 a.m. Century 20: Thu. at 12:03, 12:10, 12:12, 12:14, 12:16, 12:18, 12:19, 12:20, 12:21, 12:22, 12:23, 12:24, 12:25 & 12:26 a.m.; In 3D Thu. at 5:30 p.m.; 12:01 & 12:05 a.m. Harry Potter Marathon 3D Century 20: Thu. at 12:01 a.m. Horrible Bosses (R) Century 16: 10:30 a.m.; 12:55, 3:20, 4:10, 5:45, 7, 8:20, 9:50 & 10:45 p.m. Century 20: 11:35 a.m.; 12:45, 2:15, 3:15, 4:45, 5:45, 7:15, 8:15, 9:50 & 10:45 p.m. Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG) ((1/2 Century 16: 10:30 a.m. & 3 p.m.; In 3D at 12:45 & 5:15 p.m. Century 20: 10:40 a.m. & 3:20 p.m.; In 3D at 12:55 & 5:35 p.m. Larry Crowne (PG-13) (( Century 16: 10:50 a.m.; 1:30, 4:20, 7:20 & 10 p.m. Century 20: 10:55 a.m.; 1:40, 4:20, 6:50 & 9:20 p.m. The Maltese Falcon (1941) Stanford Theatre: Sat.-Thu. at 5:35 & 9:25 p.m. The Metropolitan Opera: La Fille du Regiment Century 16: Wed. at 6:30 p.m. Century 20: Wed. at 6:30 p.m. CinĂŠArts at Palo Alto Square: Wed. at 6:30 p.m. Midnight in Paris (PG-13) (((1/2 Century 20: 11:45 a.m.; 2:20, 4:50, 7:10 & 9:35 p.m. Guild Theatre: 2, 4:30, 7:15 & 9:45 p.m. Monte Carlo (2011) (PG) Century 16: 10:45 a.m.; 1:20, 3:55, 6:40 & 9:30 p.m. Century 20: 11:05 a.m.; 1:45, 4:40, 7:25 & 10 p.m. Mr. Popper’s Penguins (PG) Century 16: 10:35 a.m. & 1 p.m. Century 20: 11:55 a.m.; 2:35, 5:05, 7:35 & 9:55 p.m.


CARS 2 --1/2

(Century 16, Century 20) Kids will no doubt continue to be enthralled by the exploits of race car Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) and his BFF tow truck Mater (Larry the Cable Guy). The opening sequence finds British secret agent Finn McMissile (Michael Caine) discovering a terrorist plot to disrupt the first-ever World Grand Prix, then making a spectacular escape from an offshore oil rig. Meanwhile, Mater ropes Lightning into participating in the race, hosted by alternative-fuel advocate Sir Miles Axelrod (Eddie Izzard). Mistaken for a spymaster of disguise, Mater begins working (and culture-clashing) with McMissile and first-time field agent Holley Shiftwell (Emily Mortimer). This new pursuit makes the less-thansmart Mater more distracted than ever, causing him to cost Lightning a race to narcissistic Italian hotshot Francesco Bernoulli (John Turturro). Can this friendship be saved? Will the evil plot of German-made Professor Z (Thomas Kretschmann) be foiled? Does a junker leak in a garage? Rated G. One hour, 53 minutes — P.C.


(Century 16, Century 20) Directed, produced and co-written by Tom Hanks, “Larry Crowne� is a featherweight dramedy of the new economy. Hanks stars as the title character, a model employee fired from big-box store “UMart� under the rationale that — since he never went to college — he has no prospects for advancement within the company. The divorced Larry lives in a suburban house that’s recently gone underwater, so after being fired, he allows himself one long dark night of the soul. Then he gets up and starts the work of changing his life: a yard sale, swapping his car for a scooter, and signing up for classes at East Valley Community College, where the friendly neighborhood dean tells him he won’t regret signing up for Speech 217 taught by the beautiful Ms. Tainot (Julia Roberts). Rated PG-13 for brief strong language and some sexual content. One hour, 39 minutes. — P.C.

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        July 16-17, 10am-6pm Santa Cruz Avenue, Menlo Park s Contemporary Fine Art & Crafts s Fabulous Food & Wine s Refreshing Margaritas & Mojitos s Home & Garden Exhibits s Artisan Specialty Food Purveyors s Green Products Showcase s Health & Wellness Displays s Microbrew & Wine Tasting Tent s The Popular Chefs’ Demo Tent s Hang Out In The CUDA LOUNGE: Couches, Flat Screen TVs, Free Swag


s Stellar Lineup of Rock’n Roll, Blues, Jazz & Party Music OTR, Wally’s Cocktail Combo, Brian Ho Trio, SF Bay Jazz, HeartStrings Music, Bob Culbertson, Jeffrey Michael

s Free Saturday After-Hours Concert David Martin’s House Party 5:30 – 8 p.m. in Fremont Park s Action-Packed Kids’ Fun Zone s AutoVino Collector Car Show s Experience the FORD DRIVE ONE TOUR: Browse, Compete, Win!

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NMOVIECRITICS S.T.- Susan Tavernetti, P.C. Peter Canavese, T.H.-Tyler Hanley

Super 8 (PG-13) ((1/2 Century 16: 12:30, 3:30, 6:50 & 9:30 p.m. Century 20: 11:15 a.m.; 2:15, 5, 7:40 & 10:25 p.m. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (PG-13) Century 16: 10:30 a.m.; 12:20, 2, 4, 6:10, 7:50 & 9:40 p.m.; In 3D at 11:20 a.m.; 1:30, 3, 5, 7, 8:40 & 10:30 p.m. Century 20: 10:25 a.m.; 12:05, 1:55, 3:35, 5:25, 7:05, 9 & 10:25 p.m.; In 3D at 11:20 a.m.; 1, 2:50, 4:25, 6:20, 8:05 & 9:45 p.m. The Tree of Life (PG-13) (((( CinĂŠArts at Palo Alto Square: 1:15 p.m.; Fri.-Tue. & Thu. also at 4:15 & 7:15 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. also at 10:15 p.m. The Trip ((( Aquarius Theatre: 2:15, 4:45, 7:30 & 9:55 p.m. X-Men: First Class (PG-13) (((1/2 Century 16: 7:30 & 10:30 p.m. Century 20: 7:50 & 10:45 p.m. Zookeeper (PG) Century 16: 10:30 & 11:30 a.m.; 1:10, 2:10, 3:50, 4:50, 6:30, 7:30, 9:20 & 10:20 p.m. Century 20: 10:50 a.m.; 12:10, 1:35, 2:40, 4:10, 5:15, 6:55, 7:50, 9:25 & 10:20 p.m. Note: Movie times for Century 16 are for Fri.-Tues. and for Century 20 they are for Fri.-Mon., unless otherwise noted.

AQUARIUS: 430 Emerson St., Palo Alto (266-9260) CENTURY CINEMA 16: 1500 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View (800-326-3264) CENTURY 20 DOWNTOWN: 825 Middlefield Road, Redwood City (800-326-3264) CINEARTS AT PALO ALTO SQUARE: 3000 El Camino Real, Palo Alto (493-3456) For show times, plot synopses and more information about any films playing at the Aquarius, visit -Skip it --Some redeeming qualities ---A good bet ----Outstanding

For show times, plot synopses, trailers and more movie info, visit and click on movies. JULY 8, 2011 â– MOUNTAIN VIEW VOICE â– 



CLASSES/WORKSHOPS Salsa Class Victoria Ruskovoloshina teaches Monday-evening dance classes. 8:3010:30 p.m. $12 per class. Firebird Dance Studio, 1415B El Camino Real, Mountain View. Call 510-387-1895. www.facebook. com/mamboromero Teen Dance Company Open Classes Modern, ballet, contemporary, tap, Pilates for experienced dancers, ages 12-18 years. Through Aug. 4, $10 for 60 min., $15 for 90 min., $20 for 120 min. TDC Studios, 223 Moffett Blvd., Mountain View. Call 408-590-3853.

COMMUNITY EVENTS Community Forum at the Day Worker Center A discussion about the center, what’s new, and other issues. Light refreshments will be served. July 14, 7-8:30 p.m. 113 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.

CONCERTS ‘88 Keys of Passion’ 88 Keys of Passion performs Flamenco dance and music July 15, 8-9 p.m. $30 - $42. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. Call 510-792-8355.

EXHIBITS ‘Cars, Gates & Landscapes’ Artist Alexis Grant, a member of the Community School of Music and Arts faculty, is exhibiting paintings. The show runs through July

31, open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 to 3. Free. Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. Call 650-917-6800, extension 306. ‘Shaped by Water: Past, Present and Future’ Call for art: Original 2D art featuring the history and future of water in the Santa Clara Valley wanted to be displayed in the Los Altos Library, in conjunction with Los Altos History Museum exhibit, “Shaped by Water: Past, Present, and Future. Submit by Aug 31. Prospectus at Los Altos History Museum, 51 S San Antonio Road, Los Altos. Call 650-949-4263.

FAMILY AND KIDS Autism Spectrum Disorders: Educational Series for Parents Presented by clinicians with expertise in ASD in an informal presentation. Opportunities for parents to ask questions and to share their own experiences. Topics include behavioral interventions, social-skills training, improving communication skills, managing stress, disruptive behaviors. Thursdays, through July 21, 9:30-11 a.m. $5 per class. Stanford University, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford. Call 650-721-6327. Storytime with Madeleine Clements Madeleine Clements reads from her new book “Wally,” which asks the age-old question, “What do cats do at night when everyone is sleeping?” July 9, 5 p.m. Free. Books Inc., 301 Castro St., Mountain View. www.

Summer Concerts at Linden Tree Musicians, puppets and storytellers perform Wednesdays through Aug. 3. 10:30 a.m. Admission is one new book (preferably purchased at Linden Tree) per family. Linden Tree Children’s Books, 170 State St., Los Altos. Call 650-949-3390.

FILM ‘Despicable Me’ The City of Mountain View’s Recreation Division and Youth Advisory Committee presents an outdoor screening of the movie “Despicable Me.” Popcorn and light refreshments will be served. July 15, 8:30-10 p.m. Free. Cuesta Park, 615 Cuesta Drive, Mountain View. Call 650-9036410. comm_services/recreation_programs_and_ services/community_events/summer_outdoor_movie_night_series.asp ‘Save Our Land, Save Our Towns’ Part of the Films of Vision and Hope series, “Reinventing Our Cities.” Sponsored by Mountain View Coalition for Sustainable Planning. July 8, 7-9 p.m. Free. Fenwick and West Law Offices, 801 California St., Mountain View. ‘Seoul, the Stream of Consciousness’ Seoul, Korea demolished a major freeway to restore an ancient stream, now a vital part of the city. Plus, learn why Portland is one of the country’s most livable cities. Part of the “Films of Vision and Hope series,” “Reinventing Our Cities.” July 15, 7-9 p.m. Free. Fenwick and West Law Offices, 801 California St., Mountain View.

LIVE MUSIC Happy Together Happy Together perform classic-pop and rock covers July 14, 7 p.m. Free. Morocco’s Restaurant, 873 Castro St., Mountain View. Call 650-968-1502. www. Jazz & Blues with Johnny Williams Johnny Williams performs jazz and blues music July 12, 7 p.m. Free. Morocco’s Restaurant, 873 Castro St., Mountain View. Call 650-968-1502.

july 9 & 10, 2011 10am to 5pm rinconada park embarcadero and newell 175 prestigious clay & glass artists demonstrations free admission valet parking 650-329-2366



NHIGHLIGHT ‘SUMMER SINGS - MOZART AND BRAHMS’ Audiences are invited to join choral singers from all over the Bay Area to sing the Mozart Requiem and Brahms “Liebeslieder Waltzer (Set 1)” with guest conductor Vance George, conductor emeritus of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus. Scores provided. July 11, 7:30-9:30 p.m. $15/$10 seniors/$7 students. Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos. Call 650-254-1700.

ON STAGE ‘Curtains’ Foothill Music Theatre presents the whodunit musical “Curtains,” directed by Jay Manley. July 21 through Aug. 14, Thurs.-Sat. at 8 p.m. and Sun. at 2 p.m. $13-$26. Foothill College’s Lohman Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Call 650-949-7360. ‘Little Women’ A musical based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Performances are held at 7:30 p.m. July 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30 and at 2 p.m. July 17, 23, 24 and 30. $10-$15. Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. Call 650-941-0551.

RELIGION/SPIRITUALITY ‘Applying the Buddha’s Teachings to Our Global Crises’ Ven. Gunavuddho,a Buddhist monk, Sister Santussika, a Buddhist nun and political expert Peter Dale Scott will lead a day of discussion, reflection and meditation. Bring sack lunch. July 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. One Heart Center, 13005 La Cresta Drive, Los Altos Hills. Call 650-302-2641. Insight Meditation South Bay Shaila Catherine and guest teachers lead a weekly Insight Meditation sitting followed by a talk on Buddhist teachings. Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. Free. St. Timothy’s/Edwards Hall, 2094 Grant Road, Mountain View. Call 650-857-0904.

SENIORS ‘Searching on the Internet’ Monica Lipscomb will discuss how to use common Internet search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo. Prerequisite: basic computer skills. July 20, 2:30 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View. Call 650-903-6330. Back Pain Dr. Sugawara, chiropractor, will give an overview and tips on back-pain prevention. July 21, 1 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View. Call 650-903-6330. Elder Fraud Janet Berry, Deputy District Attorney for Santa Clara County, discusses how to identify scams that target seniors. July 19, 1

p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View. Newcomers’ Group An orientation and tour of the Senior Center is scheduled for Monday, July 18. It includes a review of classes, upcoming events, social services and general information. Tour begins in the front lobby. July 18, 2 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View. Call 650-903-6330.

TALKS/AUTHORS ‘A Dance with Dragons’ Release Party A midnight release party for the new George R.R. Martin novel, “A Dance with Dragons.” July 11, 11:30 p.m. Free. Books Inc. in Mountain View, 301 Castro St., Mountain View. Sheila Kohler Sheila Kohler presents “Love Child,” a new novel that tells the story of a forbidden marriage, a baby lost, and a love triangle gone horribly wrong. July 16, 5 p.m. Free. Books Inc., 301 Castro St., Mountain View. Technology and Society Committee Luncheon Forum Josh Sonnenfeld, campaign manager for Save The Bay (www., gives an overview of the housing development proposed by Cargill/DMB on restorable salt ponds in Redwood City and the reasons why he believes it should not go forward. The talk, “Don’t Pave the Bay,” will be held on Tue., July 12, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch is $12. Hangen Szechuan Restaurant, 134 Castro St., Mountain View. Call 650- 969-7215. Travel Lecture: ‘All About Cruises’ Maureen Jones will speak on how to choose a cruise line and plan a cruise. July 9, 1-2:30 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.

VOLUNTEERS Rookery at the Palo Alto Baylands Volunteers are needed to plant native seedlings in the native-plant nursery, near the heron and egret rookery in the Baylands. July 13, 1-4 p.m. Free. Directions will be given upon RSVP.. Call 510-452-9261 ext. 109.


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Bulletin Board 115 Announcements 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) Betty Wright Swim Center We’re giving away a FREE prize to 3 lucky people who join us @ Dance Expressions Summer 2011

Piano Lessons Taught in your home. Member MTAC & NGPT. Specializing in beginners. All levels welcome. Karen, (650)367-0307 or The Manzana Music School Lessons in Palo Alto on Guitar, Violin, Vocals, Fiddle, Banjo, Mandolin, Cello, Piano 650 799-7807

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130 Classes & Instruction HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA! Graduate in just 4 weeks!!! FREE Brochure. Call NOW! 1-800-532-6546 Ext. 97 (AAN CAN) Allied Health Career Training Attend college 100% online. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 800-481-9409. www.CenturaOnline. com (Cal-SCAN) Attend College Online from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 888-210-5162 (Cal-SCAN) High School Diploma! Graduate in 4 weeks! FREE Brochure. Call Now! 1-866-562-3650 ext. 60 (Cal-SCAN) 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 Next 6 week “singing for the non-singer” class starts July 21. Call Laura Barton 650/965-0139 Carol McComb’s Guitar Workshops FUN Piano Voice Violin Guitar Glenda Timmerman Piano 23 years exp. MA. 650/938-0582 Hope Street Music Studios In downtown Mtn. View Most instruments, voice All ages & levels (650)961-2192 Jazz & Pop Piano Lessons Learn how to build chords and improvise. Bill Susman, M.A., Stanford. (650)906-7529 Music with Toby Voice & Violin:


For Sale 201 Autos/Trucks/ Parts Infiniti 2008 EX35 Journey 11,700miles $26,900 RWD silver color graphite leather exc cond 650-868-0608

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215 Collectibles & Antiques

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345 Tutoring/ Lessons Chess Lessons for kids and adult College Application Workshop French,Spanish Lesns. 6506919863 One-to-One Tutoring Service Stanford-Educated Expert Tutors

350 Preschools/ Schools/Camps Horseback Riding Camps & Lessons Webb Ranch (650)854-7755 Summer camps/Art Parties 6507990235

355 Items for Sale 5Y Boy clothes30+items$40 Babys first TOYS Big box full BOY 24mon clothes 30+items PLAY STRUCTURE Stuffed animals 2 bags full$20 Toddler BOY 5 1/2shoes Unusual TOYS for sale (used)

Papa Johns Coming Soon! 4000 + Restaurants still growing, even now! Papa Johns Pizza coming soon to Palo Alto are you ready to work? Papa Johns is hiring for all positions, and Managers.Competitive wages, flexible hours and yes you can move up! Must be friendly. Email to: papajohnsbayarea@ or apply in person.

540 Domestic Help Wanted Moving to the Philippines I need my storage and Palo Alto cottage organized, cleaned and packed for the move.. Can you help? Please leave message at 206-8540.

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Advertise Driver Jobs in 240 California newspapers for one low cost of $550. Your 25 word classified ad reaches over 6 million+ Californians. Free brochure call Maria (916)288-6010. (Cal-SCAN) Computer Work Work from anywhere 24/7. Up to $1,500 Part Time to $7,500/mo. Full Time. Training provided. (Cal-SCAN) Driver No Experience - No Problem. 100% Paid CDL Training. Immediate Benefits. 20/10 program. Trainers Earn up to 49c per mile. CRST VAN EXPEDITED. 1-800-326-2778. (Cal-SCAN) Driver: Pay Up to 42cpm 2012 Tractors arriving daily! No forced dispatch to NYC or Canada. CDL-A, 3 months recent experience. 800-4149569. (Cal-SCAN) Drivers: 12 Drivers Needed Apply Now. Top 5% Pay. Great Equipment & Benefits. 2 Months CDL Class A Driving Experience. 1-877-258-8782. (Cal-SCAN)

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* Can translate customer marketing objectives into creative and effective multi-media advertising campaigns * Ability to understand and interpret marketing data to effectively overcome client objections * Understands the importance of meeting deadlines in an organized manner * Can manage and maintain client information in our CRM database system, is proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and has knowledge of the Internet and social media * Ability to adapt objectives, sales approaches and behaviors in response to rapidly changing situations and to manage business in a deadline-driven environment Compensation includes base salary plus commission, health benefits, vacation, 401k and a culture where employees are respected, supported and given the opportunity to grow. To apply, submit a personalized cover letter and complete resume to

Multimedia Advertising Sales Embarcadero Media (publisher of Palo Alto Weekly, The Almanac and Mountain View Voice) is seeking a self-starter and motivated individual interested in helping build an innovative new online program that helps local businesses market themselves to the local community. Our Shop Local websites, powered by, offer a unique and simple platform for business owners to promote their merchandise, make special offers, announce special events, maintain customer lists and engage in social network marketing on Facebook and Twitter. The Shop Local Sales Representative is responsible for generating revenue by selling businesses subscriptions/ memberships on the Shop Palo Alto, Shop Menlo Park and Shop Mountain View websites and helping to increase awareness about the program in the broader community. Specific duties include: * Heightening awareness of the Shop Local program through distribution of marketing materials to local businesses * Directly selling Shop Local packages by phone and in-person to businesses within the local community, with an emphasis on locally-owned establishments * Increasing the use of the site by assisting businesses in setting up profiles, posting offers and understanding the features of the site * Assist in the marketing of the site through attendance at business and community events * Coordinate sales efforts and work with Embarcadero Media sales team as a resource person on the Shop Local program The Shop Local Sales Representative is supervised by the Multimedia Product Manager. Compensation is an hourly rate plus commissions for all sales. Schedule is flexible, but the target number of hours per week is 25 (five hours per day.) This position is currently considered temporary, exempt and non-benefited, but may evolve into a permanent position as the program develops. To apply, submit a letter describing why this position is a good fit for your background and experience and a resume to Rachel Hatch, Multimedia Product Manager at

Business Services 645 Office/Home Business Services Advertise a Display business card sized ad in 140 California newspapers for one low cost of $1,550. Your display 3.75x2 ad reaches over 3 million+ Californians. Free brochure call Maria Rodrigues (916)288-6010. (Cal-SCAN)

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




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Gary’s Remodel Kitchen & bath remodels + more (408) 420-1661

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710 Carpentry Cabinetry-Individual Designs Precise, 3-D Computer Modeling: Mantels * Bookcases * Workplaces * Wall Units * Window Seats. Ned Hollis, 650/856-9475 Ramo’s hand wood carving Hand carved: Pilasters, columns, corbels, pedestals, mantels, tables, chairs. Your designs, are welcomed. Satisfaction guaranteed. 10 yrs exp. 650-222-2722

715 Cleaning Services Maria’s Housecleaning 18 Years exp. Excellent refs. Good rates, own car. Maria, (650)679-1675 or (650)207-4609 (cell)

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$ Consult $DrSprayIrrigation $ Maintenance $La!RocGardens $EdibGardensV Boxes Lic. #725080 JR’s Garden Maintenance Residential clean up, trimming, new lawn and sprinkler installations. 16 yrs exp. Great refs. Jose, 650-743-0397


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Patty’s Cleaning Service Houses & Offices.10 yrs.exp.Excel. Ref. Free est. Lic#32563 650-722-1043 SARA’S CLEANING SERVICES The Family House Service Weekly or bi-weekly green cleaning. Comm’l., residential, apts. Honest, reliable, family owned. Refs. Sam, 650/315-6681

730 Electrical Alex Electric Lic #784136. Free Est. All electrical. Alex, (650)366-6924

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Uriel’s Gardening Clean up, haul, maint., poison oak, free est. 650/862-1378 Uriel Vidal Gardening & Landscaping Bi-Weekly, twice a month clean up. Tree removal. Fences, retaining walls, new lawn irrigation systems. Gutter cleaning. Free est., excel. refs. 650-771-0213 WEEKLY MAINTENANCE TRIMMING/ PRUNING, TREE SERVICE, STUMP GRINDING, CLEAN UPS, AERATION, IRRIGATION, ROTOTILLING. ROGER: 650.776.8666

751 General Contracting NOTICE TO READERS It is illegal for an unlicensed person to perform contracting work on any project valued at $500.00 or more in labor and materials. State law also requires that contractors include their license numbers on all advertising. Check your contractor’s status at or 800-321-CSLB (2752). Unlicensed persons taking jobs that total less than $500.00 must state in their advertisements that they are not licensed by the Contractors State License Board

Miller’s Maintenance Plumbing, Painting, Tile and wall repair. Free Est. No job too small. Senior discount. 25 years exp. 650/669-3199 Trusted and Reliable Small jobs welcome. Local, refs., 25 yrs exp. Dave, 650/218-8181

759 Hauling a 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 A Junk Hauling Service Residential & Commercial. Yard clean-up service. Large & Small jobs. 650-771-0213 AAA Danny’s Haul Away Residential and commercial waste. 650/669-2470 Frank’s Hauling Commercial, Residential, Garage, Basement & Yard. Clean-up. Fair prices. 650/361-8773

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Real Estate 801 Apartments/ Condos/Studios Menlo Park, 1 BR/1 BA - $2250 Redwood City, 2 BR/2 BA - $2395

805 Homes for Rent Ath: 2BR/2.5BA Lg rooms, spacious lot great for entertaining. $4000 mo. + sec. deposit. 408/590-9076 New Luxury Executive Duplex Townhome Close To Stanford University Located In Midtown On A Premium Lot, Convenient, Spacious In A Cul-de-sac., 2 BR - $3950 Menlo Park, 2 BR/2 BA - $2600.00/m Menlo Park, 2 BR/2 BA - $2750/mo. Palo Alto, 3 BR/1 BA - $3400/mont Palo Alto, 4 BR/2 BA - $3250 Palo Alto, 4 BR/2 BA Furnished home. Ideal for visiting prof & family. 4BR/2BA. Lg LR/DR. Incl office, AC, FP, DW, W/D, grdner. No smokers/ pets. 12 mo lse. Nr park/sch. $4100/ mo.650-208-8624. Palo Alto, 4 BR/2 BA Furnished home. Ideal for visiting professor/professional and family. 4BR/2BA. Large living room/dining area. Includes separate office, AC, FP, DW, W/D, gardener, remodeled kitchen, back/side/ front yard. No smokers. No pets. 12 month lease. Near park and schools. Includes all furniture, furnishings, linens, tableware, utensils, initial supply of consumeables. $3900/month. Call 650-208-8624.

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: (AAN CAN)

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650-325-8039 Gary Rossi PAINTING Free 2 gal. paint. Water damage repair, wallpaper removal. Bonded. Lic #559953. 650/207-5292 H D A Painting/Drywall Ext./int. painting, comp. drywall service. Free est., insured. Delfino, 650/207-7703 Italian Painter Residential/Commercial, Interior/ Exterior. Detailed prep work. 25 years experience. Excel. Refs. Call Domenico (650)575-9032 STYLE PAINTING Comm’l/Res. Full service painting and decorating. Lic. 903303. 650/388-8577

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757 Handyman/ Repairs AAA HANDYMAN

Roe General Engineering Concrete, asphalt, sealing, pavers, new construct, repairs. 34 yrs exp. No job too small. Lic #663703 * 650/814-5572

775 Asphalt/ Concrete Mtn. View Asphalt Sealing Driveway, parking lot seal coating. Asphalt repair, striping. 30+ yrs. family owned. Free est. Lic. 507814. 650/967-1129

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810 Cottages for Rent Woodside, Studio Studio, Canada Rd., no pets. Ph. 650-851-0258

815 Rentals Wanted CSstudent looking 4 place2 crash - 300 Long-Term Rental Needed

845 Out of Area West of the Moon Ranch 70 acres in beautiful valley, trout stream. Designer home, 3 Bdrm, 3.5 Ba, vaulted ceilings, french doors, expansive porches, outdoor fireplace. Ultimate privacy 10 minutes from Livingston, 30 min. to Bridger Bowl & Bozeman area skiing. Private Jetport $2,975,000. Sam Noah, ERA 406.556.6822 or 406.581.5070.

850 Acreage/Lots/ Storage Arizona: Log Cabin Deep Discount! On 8+ acres, $99,900. Owner must sell, beautiful whole log cabin on 8+ acres at Windsor Valley Ranch. Additional acreage available at cool 7,000 feet elevation outside Show Low, AZ. Financing and ADWR available. Call AZLR (866) 552-5687. (Cal-SCAN) El Paso, TX 20 acre ranch foreclosures near booming El Paso, Texas. Was $16,900 Now $12,900. $0 Down, take over payments, $99/mo. Beautiful views, owner financing, FREE map/pictures. 1-800-755-8953. (Cal-SCAN) Nevada: Lender Ordered Sale Nevada' 3rd largest lake 1.5 hours south of Lake Tahoe. 8 Lake View parcels - all $19,900. 2 Lake Fronts - both $89,800. Lender ordered short sale. Buy at less than bank owned. Buy at less than 50% of replacement cost. Special financing as low as 2.75% Fixed. Final liquidation. Only 10 parcels. Call (888) 705-3808, or visit (Cal-SCAN) Prescott, Arizona Area Rare opportunity Foreclosure. 80 acres - original sale price $185,000. *New price $59,900. Great opportunity at Ruger Ranch located near Kirkland. On maintained road. Build now or buy & hold. 1st come basis. *Special lender financing. Call AZLR 1-888-258-8576. ADWR available. (Cal-SCAN)

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1VCMJD /PUJDFT 995 Fictitious Name Statement LV CARPET CARE FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 552953 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: LV Carpet Care at 211 Easy St., #6, Mt. 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): LUIS VALLE 211 Easy St., #6 Mt. View, CA 94043 Registrant/Owner began transacting business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 06/22/211.

This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of Santa Clara County on June 22, 2011. (MVV July 1, 8, 15, 22, 2011) AIRPORT LIMO EXPRESS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 553022 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Airport Limo Express at 460 Tyrella Ave, Unit B, 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): VARINDER SINGH 460 Tyrella Ave., Unit B Mt. 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 June 24, 2011. (MVV July 1, 8, 15, 22, 2011)

997 All Other Legals NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. 11-0024431 Title Order No. 11-0019781 APN No. 189-05-107 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 07/22/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by FLORENCIA LINA MEJIA, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, dated 07/22/2005 and recorded 07/29/05, as Instrument No. 18501107, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Santa Clara County, State of California, will sell on 07/22/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Market Street entrance to the Superior Courthouse, 190 North Market Street , San Jose, Santa Clara County, CA at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1658 CORNELL DRIVE, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, 94040. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $145,569.76. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier's checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an "AS IS" condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied,


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regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee's Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder's Office. DATED: 06/26/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone/Sale Information: (800) 281 8219 By: Trustee's Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. FEI # 1006.138436 7/01, 7/08, 7/15/2011 MVV NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. 11-0025072 Title Order No. 11-0019801 APN No. 160-10-067 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 10/14/2004. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A.,

as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by KAILIN YANG, AN UNMARRIED WOMAN, dated 10/14/2004 and recorded 10/20/04, as Instrument No. 18056901, in Book , Page ), of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Santa Clara County, State of California, will sell on 07/22/2011 at 10:00AM, At the Market Street entrance to the Superior Courthouse, 190 North Market Street , San Jose, Santa Clara County, CA at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 510 RATHMORE LANE, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, 940430000. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $737,196.81. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier's checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check

drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an "AS IS" condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. If required by the provisions of section 2923.5 of the California Civil Code, the declaration from the mortgagee, beneficiary or authorized agent is attached to the Notice of Trustee's Sale duly recorded with the appropriate County Recorder's Office. DATED: 06/25/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone/Sale Information: (800) 281 8219 By: Trustee's Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. FEI # 1006.138009 7/01, 7/08, 7/15/2011 MVV NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES Date of Filing Application:

June 22, 2011 To Whom It May Concern: The Name(s) of Applicant(s) is/are: TERRABITES LLC The applicants listed above are applying to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to sell alcoholic beverages at: 126 Castro St. Mountain View, CA 94041-1202 Type of license(s) applied for: 41 - ON-SALE BEER AND WINE - EATING PLACE (MVV July 1, 8, 15, 2011) NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE OF: WENDELL M. KURY Case No.: 1-11-PR-168988 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contingent creditors and persons who may otherwise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of WENDELL M. KURY. A Petition for Probate has been filed by: CHANNING KURY and PAULINE M. DUNNUCK in the Superior Court of California, County of SANTA CLARA. The Petition for Probate requests that:


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the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. If you are a creditor or a contingent creditor of the decedent, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative appointed by the court within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing claims will not expire before four months from the hearing date noticed above. You may examine the file kept by the court. If you are a person interested in the estate, you may file with the court a Request for Special Notice (form DE-154) of the filing of an inventory and appraisal of estate assets or of any petition or account as provided in Probate Code section 1250. A Request for Special Notice form is available from the court clerk. Attorney for Petitioner: /s/ Cindy Gilman Law Offices of Cindy Gilman One Post Street, Suite 600 San Francisco, CA 94104 (415)421-7111 (MVV June 24, July 1, 8, 2011)

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CHANNING KURY and PAULINE M. DUNNUCK be appointed as personal representative to administer the estate of the decedent. The petition requests authority to administer the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very important actions, however, the personal representative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the petition will be held on July 14, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. in Dept.: 3, Probate of the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, located at 191 N. First St., San Jose, CA, 95113. If you object to the granting of the petition, you should appear at the hearing and state your objections or file written objections with






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338 TOYON AVE $1,549,000 11674 WINDING WY $1,375,000 4 BR 3 BA Located in sought after north Los Altos, 3 BR 3 BA Beautiful & unique 7 yr old home!Flexible close to downtown. Los Altos schools. open floor plan waiting for your specific needs. Emily Chiang

825 SHARON PARK DR $1,799,000 3 BR 2.5 BA +Office. Beautifully updtd gorgeous landscaping Lg. LR, DR & lot. Great location







467 WHISMAN PARK DR $879,000 802 GEST DRIVE $1,425,000 4 BR 2.5 BA Beautiful and bright single family home in 3 BR 2 BA Wonderful hm featuring a spacious living immaculate move in condition. room,separate family room,& a formal dining room.


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427 ALMA ST #107 $675,000 2 BR 1 BA Just steps away from vibrant Dwntwn Palo Alto,ideal for those who want an urban lifestyle

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2313 VINES CT $599,000 4 BR 2 BA Private court location. Spacious floorplan. Eat-in kit w/granite counters. Beautiful yard. Maria & Fabiola Prieto







GREAT LOCATION! $369,000 2 BR 2 BA Spacious condo in a great location! Close to commute routes and surrounded by greenery! Rod Creason 650.325.6161

UNIQUELY PEACEFUL RETREAT $1,225,000 1 BR 1.5 BA Built in 1989, this secluded, private home has breathtaking views of Open Space Preserve. Leannah Hunt & Laurel Robinson650.325.6161

452 MOUNTAIN LAUREL CT SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $725,000 3 BR 2.5 BA West court townhm just blocks to dwntwn.Light & bright quiet end unit w/attchd 2car garage Elizabeth Thompson 650.941.7040

1625 MIDDLEFIELD RD SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,298,000 3 BR 2 BA Classic PA Charm, prime PA Neighborhood! Spacious LR, sep DR. HW flrs. Studio w/full bath. Dan Ziony 650.325.6161

2305 ELKHORN CT SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $879,000 4 BR 2.5 BA Spacious home tucked into a discreet cul-de-sac features a double-door entry. Kathryn Tomaino 650.941.7040



18634 LOREE AVENUE SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $658,000 3 BR 1 BA Wonderful home with large,park like yard.Light & Bright with great open floorplan. Cindy Mattison 650.941.7040

1045 COLLEGE AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $3,888,000 5 BR 4.5 BA Spectacular custom-built home with over-the-top amenities and amazing high tech features. Janie & John Barman 650.325.6161

22330 HOMESTEAD RD #105 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $549,999 2 BR 2 BA Tastefully updated first floor unit on the Cupertino/Los Altos border.Secure building. Terrie Masuda 650.941.7040

1312 AMERICAN WY SAT/SUN 2 - 4 $1,595,000 3 BR 3 BA Private cul-de-sac home. Only 21 years new! Eat-in kitchen with family room. Tom Huff 650.325.6161

LOS ALTOS HILLS 12100 FOOTHILL LN SUN 1 - 4 $3,200,000 5 BR 4 BA Indulge yourself,creating heartfelt memories in this fabulous light-filled home. Yuli Lyman 650.941.7040

105 LAUREL AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,150,000 2 BR 2 BA Charming home & gardens perfectly located on a quiet tree-lined street in prime Willows. Lan L. Bowling 650.328.5211

24040 OAK KNOLL CIRCLE SAT 1:30 - 4:30 $2,998,000 5 BR 5.5 BA This house has several incredible Feng Shui qualities. Jo Buchanan & Stuart Bowen 650.941.7040

1026 RINGWOOD AV SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $894,000 3 BR 3 BA Quarter acre sanctuary and singlelevel home. Hardwood, granite - and even more potential! Amba Jane DesJardins 831.469.8000

ELEGANT-AMAZING VIEWS $2,645,000 5 BR 4.5 BA Experience a beautifully dynamic residence that transforms with the setting sun. Vicki Geers 650.941.7040

ESTATE-QUALITY PROPERTY $860,000 2 BR 2 BA Features the freshness of an up-todate remodel with vintage charm.Lush gardens. Dianne Vernon 650.941.7040

27197 BLACK MOUNTAIN ROAD SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,495,000 4 BR 3.5 BA 1 acre custom home, PAUSD. Every room remodeled to the highest quality. Margaret Williams 650.941.7040

2162 MENALTO AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $689,000 3 BR 1 BA Located in the Willows. Painted in & out. Updtd kit. New Carpet & Roof. Dual paned windows. Alan & Nicki Loveless 650.325.6161

14176 STANFORD CT SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,495,000 5 BR 4.5 BA Beautiful Hm w/Western Hills vw.Virtual tour http://www.tourfactory. com/657913 Ellen Barton 650.941.7040 0 EASTBROOK AV SAT/SUN 10 - 6 $1,795,000 Eastbrook lot will be open and unattended. Please pick up a flyer & call the listing agent Jamie & Phyllis Carmichael 650.941.7040

MOUNTAIN VIEW ONE LOOK WILL DO! $775,000 3 BR 2 BA Professionally Decorated–Designer touches and colors throughout! Gorgeous, remodeled kitchen Joanne Fraser 650.941.7040 DUPLEX IN MOUNTAIN VIEW! $765,000 Spacious duplex in Mtn.View! Each unit has 2 bedrooms,1 bath, & garage! BY APPT. ONLY! DiPali Shah 650.325.6161

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ALMOST NEW $625,000 2 BR 2.5 BA Rarely used townhome end unit in Desirable Bedford Square.Upgrades thru-out. Royce Cablayan 650.948.0456 313 CYPRESS POINT DR SAT 1 - 4/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $549,950 2 BR 1.5 BA Cathedral ceiling in living room, newer furnace, water heater and air conditioner. Wendy Wu 650.941.7040 118 GRANADA DR SAT 1:30 - 4:30 $525,000 3 BR 2 BA Beautifully updated townhome end unit w/large backyard,1 bedroom & bath on 1st floor. Royce Cablayan 650.948.0456

PALO ALTO 842 BOYCE AVENUE SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $4,700,000 4 BR 4 BA Close to town and all amenities this very immaculate home offers well thought floor plan. Nadine Matityahu 650.941.7040 509 HALE ST SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $3,798,000 7 BR 6.5 BA Exceptional Crescent Park Estate. 3 story home - 7 beds, 6.5 baths, on 18,600 sf lot. Pool Laurel Robinson 650.325.6161 959 WAVERLEY ST SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $3,795,000 4 BR 3.5 BA Beautiful Arts & Crafts home. Full restoration & addition completed in 2007. Tim Trailer 650.325.6161 4195 OAK HILL AV SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $2,898,000 4 BR 4 BA Large home on a close-in 1 acre lot. Oak flrs, 2 fireplaces. Horses permitted. 2 car gar. Dorothy Gurwith 650.325.6161 1137 FOREST AV SAT/SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,398,000 3 BR 2 BA Beautiful ranch in Crescent Park. Hardwood floors. Eat-in kitchen. Ken Morgan & Arlene Gault 650.328.5211

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2134 EDGEWOOD DR SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,249,000 3 BR 2 BA N. PA remod. Eichler w/crown molding & HW flr.Viking stove & Subzero refrig. Spacious LR. Lizbeth Carson 650.325.6161 OLD PALO ALTO CAPE COD $998,000 3 BR 1.5 BA Cape Cod style home in Old Palo Alto. Amazing value with charm galore. Leannah Hunt & Laurel Robinson 650.325.6161 3712 HERON WY SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $799,000 3 BR 3 BA Elegant 2-year new townhome w/ many green built-in energy efficient features. Judy Shen 650.328.5211 VALUE IN PALO ALTO! $380,000 2 BR 1 BA Wow! What a value of this remodeled two bedroom one bath condo with Palo Alto Schools! Jessica Tang 650.328.5211

REDWOOD CITY YOUR OWN HOME & RENTAL $839,000 3/2 like a private home & 2/1 rental in the front. No common walls. New roof in 2006. Geraldine Asmus 650.325.6161 SOLD FOR LAND VALUE ONLY! $400,000 3 BR 1.5 BA Build new home. Doubt anyone would want to rehab. Sold “As Is”. Cash buyer only. Zoned R-2 Geraldine Asmus 650.325.6161

REDWOOD SHORES SUNLIT TOP LEVEL UNIT $420,000 2 BR 1 BA Well maintained end unit on top level. Lots of sunlight & views of open space. Stack W&D. Ann Griffiths 650.325.6161

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SARATOGA 14170 TEERLINK WAY SAT 1:30 - 4:30 $2,574,000 4 BR 3.5 BA Nestled in the prestigious Saratoga Hills is this 4400 sq.ft home w/a contemporary flair. Deepa Rangan 650.941.7040

STANFORD 585 SALVATIERRA ST SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $1,618,000 4 BR 3 BA Craftsman Style with interesting architectural features on a large lot. Dorothy Gurwith 650.325.6161 55 PETER COUTTS CIRCLE SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $699,000 2 BR 2 BA Stanford Qualified ONLY.Beautiful remodel throughout.Soaring ceilings.Chef’s kitchen. Carole Feldstein 650.941.7040

SUNNYVALE CHARMING TH ON CUL-DE-SAC $655,000 4 BR 2.5 BA Rare opportunity. Charming 4BR townhome on cul-de-sac w/upgrades. End unit w/2 yards. A/C. Niloo James 650.325.6161 999 W. EVELYN TERRACE #94 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $270,000 1 BR 1 BA Great Locaiton, FHA Approved w/ Pool, Tennis Courts.Great floor plan w/living, dining areas. Monica Aggarwal 650.941.7040 1225 VIENNA DR #213 SUN 1:30 - 4:30 $145,400 3 BR 2 BA Luxury mobile home in beautiful park.High ceilings throughout. Merrian Nevin 650.941.7040

Mountain View Voice 07.08.2011 - Section 1  

Section 1 of the July 8.2011 edition of the Mountain View Voice

Mountain View Voice 07.08.2011 - Section 1  

Section 1 of the July 8.2011 edition of the Mountain View Voice