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    • SHERIFF, D.A. SA STATE Y PRISONERS MOVED TO COUNTY WILL DO BETTERUNDER LOCAL SUPERVISION New law aimed at reducing state prison population took effect Oct.1 179 Volume 8, Issue 52 October 14, 2011 www.community-newspapers.com BY CAROL ROSEN PHOTOGRAPH BY JACQUELINE RAMSEYER Rumors are flying that the state is releasing former Sugarprisoners either to county jails or city streets, thus sig-nificantly affecting the quality of life in San Jose. But according to Santa Clara County Sheriff LaurieSmith and District Attorney Jeff Rosen, AB109, the billthat became law on Oct. 1, does not allow for criminals tobe let out of jail early. Instead, it puts prisoners leavingstate prisons into county probation systems rather than Fixstate parole offices. It also will keep prisoners whosecrimes are considered nonviolent, non-serious andnonsexual in county jails rather than putting them intostate-run prisons. The bill is designed to ease overcrowding in stateprisons and save the state money. But it also may have asecondary benefit of keeping some lower-level offendersaway from hardened criminals. In addition, Santa ClaraCounty’s probation department has been more success-ful than parole officers in reintroducing offenders tosociety, says Rosen. It’s more than Smith says she thinks fears are misplaced that theseoffenders will immediately begin committing new crimes.“The prisoners would be coming out anyway. It’s just acase of who will supervise these people—a county proba- just a sweettion department or a state parole office.” Concerns among residents that these former prisonerscould become repeat offenders could be valid, but Smithand Rosen note the county’s probation department, toothalong with a number of rehabilitation programs, could page 9prove more successful than parole monitoring has been. “Offenders with serious prior strikes will be releasedunder community supervision. They will be monitored Jail, page 7First Class: Bellarmine College Preparatory dedicatesthe new Lokey Academic Center ................................page 6Flower Power: Floral designers interpret artworksat the Triton Museum of Art ............................... page 10 Visit our Special A My Town News Pages NEWSPAPER Jill Escher, the founder of Sugar Addiction Awareness Day, which is Oct. 30, plans to give away stuffed animals instead of candy to trick-or-treaters at her home on Halloween. Escher recently self-published a www.mercurynews.com/my-town book titled ‘Farewell, Club Perma-Chub: A Sugar Addict’s Guide to Easy Weight Loss.’ Proceeds from the books will go to local autism charities.
    • BRIEFSCity has a newnumber to Newsreport graffiti San Jose has a new toll-free Italian Men’s Club keeps up charitable impulsenumber to call to report graffiti.Graffiti Protective Coatings,which is working for the city, Bingo supportscan be reached at 866.249.0543. local nonprofits Concerns and reports canalso be emailed to antigraffiti@ BY CAROL ROSENsanjoseca.gov. For informationon San Jose’s Graffiti Abate- N early every Monday evening,ment Program, including cars fill the Elks Club parkinghow to volunteer, visit www. lot on Alma Street as moresanjoseca.gov/prns/antigraffiti. than 250 people enter the club to eat and play bingo. Four times a year, theHalloween bag money those people spend gets do- nated to local charities.workshop for The Italian Men’s Club began some 30 years ago, when a group of promi-teens and tweens nent San Jose businessmen with Ital- Teens and tweens are in- ian roots got together and collectedvited to make their own bags hundreds of pounds of clothing, blan-with Halloween or Day of kets, shoes and other necessities to help Southern Italian residents afterthe Dead themes at the Rose a 6.9 magnitude earthquake. TheyGarden Library, 1580 Naglee began a food drive, and finally startedAve., on Oct. 20 at 3:30p.m. collecting money through various There is no cost, and sup- fundraisers. PHOTOGRAPH BY JACQUELINE RAMSEYERplies will be provided. This group of 45 men, all members Kimberly Clabaugh, center, accepts a check for $2,000 on behalf of Second Harvest Food Bank from the Italian of the Elks Club, then traveled to the Men’s Club in Willow Glen. To the left of Clabaugh is club president Tony Martino. Representatives from fourSantana Row is Italian village of St. Angelo de Lom- other charities, including Marthas Kitchen, Loaves and Fishes, the American Cancer Society and the San Jose bardi and took part in the opening of and Santa Clara War Memorial Fund, also received donations, all funded by Monday night bingo from the club.going pink for an elementary school that the money they collected had helped rebuild.breast cancer Since then those men, their friends, The family of longtime member mented with money from the bingo hard at all, it’s fun and I always have a Santana Row Shopping Cen- their sons and their sons’ friends Frank Tricomo presented the Ameri- games, he adds, and cost $6 a plate good time.” Taylor, Stimple and Kevinter merchants and restaurants have kept up the practice of donating can Cancer Society with an additional to make, but seniors pay only $5. “We Kimberly are the three youngest clubare supporting Breast Cancer money, except now the charities are check for $500. Tricomo died of can- used to do all the cooking, but we’re members.Awareness Month with a vari- much closer to home. cer on Sept. 11. getting older so now we have some Seven members are over 90. Con-ety of special events and offers. Today, the Italian Men’s Club “We’ve easily donated at least help. Most of us come here on Mon- sidered life members, they no longer boasts 35 members; it still meets at $300,000 to $400,000 in the last 30 days at 10 a.m. and work until 10 p.m.; have to pay dues. “The only way we Participants include Pink- the Elks Club in San Jose. Members years,” says Tony Martino, who’s the younger guys come after work.” lose a member is if he dies or moves toberry, The Blues Jean Bar, Ka- Club members are required to put serve a hot lunch to 150 to 250 low- serving his second term as president. another area or is severely physicallyra’s Cupcakes, Franco Uomo, income seniors every Monday and The club also plans to present a in 16 hours per month, although most disabled,” says Martino. “Some mem-San Francisco Shirt Company provide a no-host dinner and bingo $500 check to the Blue Star Moms, put in more. Ray Navarrete, who bers may not have names that soundand Tumi. For additional infor- every Monday night except Christ- which is holding a casino night on Oct. is 64 and has been a member for 11 Italian, but you only need some Ital-mation, visit www.santanarow. mas and New Year’s weeks and the 15 at the Elks Club. Member Kenny years, never misses a Monday, even ian lineage to be a member. A couplecom or call 408.551.4611. Monday holidays of Memorial Day, Blase’s son served four tours of duty though he has to drive 105 miles from of drops [of blood] if you have good Labor Day and often the week of the in Iraq and Afghanistan. Modesto. “It’s like a job. I love the club, legs,” he jokes.Women’s Club Fourth of July. All bingo profits go to charity, Mar- and I love making money for charity.” Tony Taylor, one of Navarrete’s One of the older members, Sam Through the years, at least 60 char- tino says. Usually the club hands out Pintacura, is 93 and has been a mem-is the setting for ities have benefited from these bingo checks three times a year, but this grandsons-in-law, joined the club a ber for 12 years. The smiling Pinta- games, including organizations that year ago. “I love the guys here,” hefree concert provide scholarships, places that feed year it was able to make four dona- tions. “When business is good, we try says. Jimmy Stimple, a single dad cure, who looks more like 60, says club days make him feel good. “It San Jose Women’s Club is the homeless and underprivileged, for extra donations.” with two kids, joined when his uncle keeps me always active and goinghosting a free concert on Oct. 16 the San Jose Mounted Unit, the Po- The senior lunches are supple- asked him. “I really enjoy this; it’s not somewhere. It gives me satisfactionat 3 p.m. in its historic building, lice Foundation, Sacred Heart Com- and it gets under your skin.”75 S. 11th St. A reception will munity Service and St. Christopher’s While the bingo games are thriv-follow. Church. ing, club members are getting older, Jose Mendiola, a bass/bari- OnarecentMonday,theclubbroke Bingo, and Martino says they would love to into its rounds of bingo to give $1,000 presented bytone and Jennifer Mitchell, a see more new and younger members. each to Loaves and Fishes, Martha’s the Italiansoprano, will perform. Both Kitchen, the American Cancer So- “The majority of our members are re- Men’s Club, is in tired and range from 65 to 90. We aresingers are winners of the vocal ciety, the San Jose and Santa Clara full swing mostscholarship established by Alma Veteran’s Memorial and $2,000 to Monday nights hopingformorenew members to keepTaylor and awarded to singers Second Harvest Food Bank, which at the Elks Club the club and its donations going.”who have the potential for a supplies Loaves and Fishes and Mar- on Alma Street For more information about the club,professional career. tha’s Kitchen, among others. in Willow Glen. visit www.italianmensclub.com. PHOTOGRAPH BY JACQUELINE RAMSEYER2 SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS OCTOBER 14, 2011 179
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    • News Pumpkins in the Park An insider’s FREE EVENT guide to Europe PHOTOGRAPHS BY JOHN MEDINA Join Trafalgar’s President and an expert European Travel Director for amazing insights into how to get an insider’s view of Europe and be the first to learn what’s new and what’s hot in travel this year. • Take advantage of our exclusive attendee offers This scarecrow, dubbed • Enter the drawing for our Grand Prize giveaway! ‘Henrietta Hawk.’ was made by the Hoover Performing Arts • Enjoy refreshments and free parking Booster Club. and was featured in the scarecrow competition. Date: October 26, 2011 Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. (Refreshments served 30 min. prior) Venue: Villa Ragusa 35 S. Second St. Campbell, CA 95008 Pumpkins were there RSVP today – seats are limited! for the taking, and Call 408-574-2200 or RSVP online at plenty of youngsters www.AAA.com/Trafalgar made sure they found their favorites during a *Conditions apply. Details at show. CST#2077132-20 day of family fun at the 17th annual Pumpkins Santa Clara County Social Services Agency’s in the Park event held at Discovery Department of Aging and Adult Services in partnership Meadow/Guadalupe with San Jose State University’s CHAMP, the Timpany River Park on Oct. 8. Center and the Friends of the Human Relations Commission of Santa Clara County Proudly Presents: Pets in overcrowded shelters are desperate for adoption The 19 Annual th By M ARY GOTTSCHALK local shelters, where space is All the shelters are offer- www.svaca.org, 408.764.0344. Adult Services Resource Fair It’s not raining cats and at a premium. There are un- wanted kittens and puppies ing special pricing during the challenge to encourage Town Cats is located in San Martin,but holds regular adop- on dogs, but there are definitely growing quickly as well as pets potential adopters to open tion fairs and events through- too many of them around, and dropped off because their own- their homes to cats and dogs out Santa Clara County. Visit Tuesday, October 25, 2011 9am – 1pm if they don’t soon find new ers have lost their homes or in need. Participating shel- www.towncats.org or leave at the homes they are going to die. have been forced to move to ters are: Humane Society Silicon places that won’t accept pets. HSSV is at 901 Ames a message at 408.779.5761. Timpany Center Valley estimates that close to HSSV and other local shel- Ave., Milpitas, www.hssv.org, Santa Clara County Ani- 9,000 dogs and cats were euth- ters are participating in their 408.262.2133. mal Shelter is located at 730 Empey Way, San Jose, CA 95128 anized in 2010 because shelters first Empty Our Shelters Chal- Silicon Valley Animal Con- 12370 Murphy Ave., San became too full to keep them. lenge, which started on Oct. 1 trol Authority is located at 370 Martin. www.southcounty • Free Health Screenings That’s the situation again in and continues through Oct. 16. Thomas Road, Santa Clara, pets.com, 408.686.3900. (Including Free Flu Shots to the First 150 Senior attendees) • Free Prizes/Giveaways • 40+ Vendors San Jose Unified seeks Strategic Plan community input at meetings • Fitness Demonstrations by SJSU Students students to succeed in the Camden Ave. SJSUD superintendent By M ARY GOTTSCHALK 21st century. The second meeting takes Vincent Matthews and the For More Information: TheSanJoseUnifiedSchool Internal group meetings place in the Media Center of five members of the district’s of SJUSD administrators Hoover Middle School, 1635 board of education will be at Call (408) 975-4999 or visit District is hosting a series of community meetings seeking and employees were held in Park Ave. on Oct. 19 from each meeting. http://sccresourcefair.wordpress.com input on its strategic plan. August. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Translation services will be The plan is meant to iden- Community meetings will The third meeting is Oct. provided at each meeting. tify the necessary objectives be held on Oct. 18 from 6:30 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the For more information, visit and strategies to close the to 8 p.m. in the Media Center Media Center of Willow Glen www.sjusd.org and click on opportunity gap and prepare of Leland High School, 6677 High School, 2001 Cottle Ave. “Get Involved.”4 SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS OCTOBER 14, 2011 179
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    • News WE’VE MOVED! PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF BELLARMINE COLLEGE PREPARATORY Event: Hear from Our Master of Public Administration Alums- Among the participants in the ceremony to dedicate the Lorry I. Lokey Academic Center Half Full or Half Empty? at Bellarmine College Prep were, from left, the Rev. Paul G. Sheridan; the Most Reverend Staying Positive in the Public Sector During Turbulent Times Patrick J. McGrath; the Rev. Mike Weiler; Lorry Lokey; and ASB president Joey Wall. When: October 25, 12:00-1:30 Where: Lorry I. Lokey Academic Center University of San Francisco, San Jose Campus 125 S. Market St. Suite 200, San Jose NEW LOCATIO N opens on the Bellarmine campus RSVP: BY M ARY GOTTSCHALK San Francisco. He sold the mine; and Joey Wall, student Lunch provided, parking vouchers available company to Warren Buffett’s body president and a senior. 408-343-7100 or www.usfca.edu/sanjose Bellarmine College Pre- Berkshire Hathaway in 2006 Nearly 300 people attended CHANGE THE WORLD FROM HERE paratory has dedicated the for approximately $600 mil- the late September dedica- SAN FRANCISCO SANTA ROSA SAN JOSE SACRAMENTO SAN RAMON Lorry I. Lokey Academic Cen- lion. He has since donated tion, including students, fac- ter on campus. more than $400 million to high ulty and staff, as well as mem- The new center houses 27 schools and colleges. bers of the boards of regents LOSING “INTEREST” classrooms, department work spaces, a faculty lounge and the Craft-Malcolm Family Ac- Present at the dedication were the Most Reverend Patrick J. McGrath, bishop and trustees. The new center is the second of four new build- WITH YOUR BANK? ademic Resource Center. of the diocese of San Jose; ings constructed as part of It was made possible by the Rev. Mike Weiler, head Bellarmine’s master plan. Lokey’s gift of $15 million, the of the Jesuits in California; The Sobrato Center for the largest single gift by an individ- Chris Meyercord, principal Humanities and the Arts ual ever made to the school. of Bellarmine; the Rev. Paul opened in March 2010. An 1.02% APY* MONEY MARKET ACCOUNT Lokey is the founder of Business Wire, a news release G. Sheridan, president of Bellarmine; the Rev. Jerry athletic center and a stu- dent life center are expected service he started in 1961 in Wade, chancellor of Bellar- to be completed in fall 2012. 1.12% APY** 1 YEAR CD Firefly Run lights up neighborhood Street closures and times Morse from Naglee to Fre- 1.33% APY** 2 YEAR CD By M ARY GOTTSCHALK are: mont from 7:10 to 9 p.m. For the second time this Dana, from Naglee Avenue It is a 5K race that also wel- month, streets in the Rose to Hester Avenue and Brook- comes walkers with a 7:30 p.m. All rates effective October 11, 2011 and are subject to change without notice. Garden neighborhood will be lyn from Dana to Hadley from starting time. closed for a run. 4 to 11 p.m. Race day registration takes * Minimum balance to open a Money Market Account and obtain the annual percentage yield (APY) is $100,000. On Oct. 15, participants in Naglee from Garden Drive place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Transaction restrictions may apply. the Firefly Run will traverse to Morse Street from 7:10 to start and is $40 per person. portions of the route used for 9 p.m. There will be 15 age cat- ** Minimum balance to open a CD and obtain the annual percentage yield (APY) is $1,000. Penalties may apply for the Rock ’n’ Roll Half Mara- Chapman Street, from Na- egories, including 10 and early withdrawals. CD’s automatically renew at maturity. thon on Oct. 2. glee to Fremont Street from under and 75 and over, with What sets the Firefly Run 7:10 to 8:30 p.m. awards given to the first place winners in each cat- PAN PACIFIC BANK apart from that run and most Fremont Street from Chap- man to The Alameda from 7:10 egory, as well as the first others is that it takes place af- 47065 Warm Springs Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539 ter dark. It takes its name from to 8:30 p.m. place winner overall. runners wearing LED lights, The Alameda from Randol The American Red Cross 408-240-8805 creating what organizers call a Avenue to Sunol Street from Silicon Valley Chapter will firefly-like effect. 7:10 to 9 p.m. benefit from the race and do- www.panpacificbank.com nations made that day. The run starts and ends at Randol from The Alameda Ask about our New Account Concierge service! Dana and Brooklyn avenues in to Chapman from 7:10 to 9 For more information, visit front of Lincoln High School. p.m. www.fireflyrun.com.6 SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS OCTOBER 14, 2011 179
    • NewsJails including 65 percent of the male population, whose av- erage stay in the jail wasContinued from page 1 205 days, and 57 percent of females, whose averageand will warrant more at- stay was 111 days, accordingtention than those with to the county’s Departmentless serious prior offenses,” of Corrections.says Rosen. He expects that “Before most serious of- Call today to advertise:monitoring by the police fenders are sent to prison,and by the county’s proba-tion department will keepthem in line. 408.200.1000 In a memo explainingAB109 the city council, San ‘Before mostJose Police Chief ChrisMoore explained that the seriouscounty has put together offenders are www.mercurynews.com/goals for what it calls a re-entry network. These goalsinclude: building safer com- sent to prison, my-townmunities by reducing crimeand recidivism through they spend aproper assessment and pro-gramming in custody and inthe community; establish- ton of time in Good Samaritan Hospital Eighth county jails’ing an integrated methodto transition inmates intothe community; ensuring —Laurie Smith Annual Stroke and Heart Health Fairlinks between inmate/ex- In recognition for itsoffenders and the resources Wednesday, October 26, 2011 commitment and successneeded for a stable and self-sufficient lifestyle; and pre- 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. in implementing excellentparing the county and its care for stroke patients,partners for realignment. they spend a ton of time NEW LOCATION: Addison Penzak Jewish Good Samaritan Hospital One of the main problems in county jails,” Smith Community Center, 14855 Oka Rd., Los Gatos has received the Americanfor California has been the says. Currently, there are Heart Association /prisoner recidivism rate. 136 people in Santa Clara • Find out if you are at risk for  Personal prescription review American Stroke Association’s Get WithBoth Smith and Rosen County custody for homi- The Guidelines ® Stroke Gold Plus Quality stroke—free screenings! with licensed Pharmacist  American Heart Associationagree that state recidivism cide cases. The jail has sec- • Learn more about technology Achievement Award.rates are high, but think tions for minimum, mediumthe county has enough pro- and maximum security, she and drug therapies for stroke and resources to help you stop Good Samaritan Hospital holds advancedgrams in place to reduce adds and has the capac- heart disease smoking accreditation from The Joint Commission asthat rate. “Our recidivism ity to house more inmates. • Learn “Anytime CPR”  PlaneTree Health Information a Primary Stroke Center.rate is about 70 percent,” Expectations are that the • Start to make lifestyle changes Center  H2U health and wellnesssays Rosen, “and it’s our jail will add 80 inmates thishope that if we can lower month and about 50 each that can save your lifethat percentage by 10 to 20 month hereafter.  Stroke risk assessment affinity group To reduce wait times, wepercent, that will result in The state, which is low  Blood pressure screening  Stroke Awareness Foundation recommend you plan yourfewer thousands of people on funds, has budgeted  Diabetes screening Peninsula Stroke Association arrival.  Body Mass Index screening  Exhibits of latest strokecommitting crimes and in- $16 million to Santa Clara  Pulmonary function screeningstead becoming contribut- County for this fiscal year, Last names beginning:ing members of society.” and Smith suggests that treatment, prevention, technologies and drug therapies A to E...... 10 a.m. P to T .......1 p.m. In addition, both say that amount could double formembers of Santa Clara the next fiscal year. F to J........ 11 a.m. U to Z......2 p.m.County’s probation depart- “We have some capac- K to O .... Noonment have already gone to ity in minimum and limitedstate prisons to assess the capacity in medium secu- Scan this code to Please call 1-888-724-2DOC toneeds of prisoners to be rity areas, but we are over register toll-free let us know you’re coming.released so the county can capacity in maximum secu- Great doctors. Great health care.work on addressing those rity,” Smith says. “We areneeds before the prisoners weighing our needs, but ifreturn to society. we need to build additional One other concern in the facilities, the state will pay Good Samaritan Hospital, 2425 Samaritan Dr., San Jose, CA 95124 • www.goodsamsanjose.comcommunity about AB109 for 90 percent of the newis the fact that county jails construction.”could soon become over-crowded. On Oct. 7, SantaClara County jails housed Silicon Valley Community Newspapers: Read us online!a total population of 3,435 Email Us www.mercurynews.com/my-townpeople. Of that number, Email us at dbryant@2,187 were being held for community-newspapers.com.pre-sentencing for felonies,179 OCTOBER 14, 2011 SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS 7
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    • Trick or Treat?It could be a very SAAD day for little goblins By M ARY GOTTSCHALKT rick-or-treaters stopping by other autism nonprofit groups. Jill Escher’s house on Hal- She ran into an old friend who loween will be given treats, had gone from a size 20 to a size PHOTOGRAPH BY JACQUELINE RAMSEYER but not what they are most 6 and, like many others, asked her Jill Escher, the founder of Sugar Addiction Awareness Day, which is Oct. 30, plans to give awaylikely expecting. Instead of handing what her secret was. stuffed animals instead of candy to trick-or-treaters at her home on Halloween.out candy, Escher intends to hand out Calling it “simple,” her friendsmall toys, and she hopes others will said she’d gone to Overeatersfollow her example. Anonymous, eliminated sugar “They think of it as having a sweet erides, LDL cholesterol and HDL. people are stuck in Club Perma- Escher is the founder of Sugar Ad- and white flour from her diet and tooth when it’s a very, very difficult, “My former health complaints Chub, not really knowing there’s adiction Awareness Day on Oct. 30, a now ate three meals a day with no complex, tenacious biological phe- had disappeared,” she writes in fairly simple way out.”date she says is no coincidence. snacks in between. nomenon, and it mirrors symptoms her book. “I felt great, had glowing In the back of the book Escher “For kids today, every day is Escher says at that point she we see in drug addiction. skin, steady energy and a buoyant lists 21 sources in the field of nu-Halloween,” says Escher, a Rose was personally frustrated with her “Like with alcohol, I can drink but mood. I felt almost like I had aged trition and 15 more in the field ofGarden resident, businesswoman, own weight gain over the years I don’t have cravings, and I can go 10 years in reverse.” addiction, encouraging readers tomother of three and author of the and inability to lose it, her high months without a drink. I don’t have Escher had not planned to write learn more about nutrition, addic- that susceptibility. These chronic a book. Initially she planned to tion and recovery.newly published Farewell Club cholesterol and blood glucose lev- compulsions come from a variety of write a pamphlet for friends who Already Escher’s book is caus-Perma-Chub: A Sugar Addict’s els, joint pain and her general feel- biological processes. kept asking her how she did it, but ing talk, and she’s getting invi-Guide to Easy Weight Loss. ing of fatigue. “People think of weight as a char- it got longer and longer. tations to share her story and “Kids eat a daily average of 22 tea- Although she knew she wasn’t a acter defect or being a couch potato, Her research included books, ar- research on podcasts and ra-spoons of added sugar, and teens eat compulsive overeater, she decided to but for the vast majority it’s a vul- ticles, research papers and dozens dio shows. She’s also been ap-a daily average of 34 teaspoons, with go to an OA meeting anyway. nerability, a sensitivity to sugar and of interviews, as well as websites, proached about participating in asoda being a major culprit. We eat It was there she says, “I realized flour. Sugar and wheat are the big blogs, videos and podcasts. film on sugar addiction.more sugar in a day than humans I was a sugar addict. I had to have two, and conquering that is the way “It’s only 100 pages long, and Meanwhile, she’s also gettingused to eat in a lifetime.” sweets every day, needing a little to solve the problem.” it compresses everything I’ve ready for Halloween at home and Escher’s path to founding SAAD pick-me-up and a little sweet.” Escher used information she learned into this small book so oth- hoping SAAD will help turn it intoand writing a book started in Septem- For Escher, that realization was found online from OA as well as ers with similar problems can find a healthy holiday.ber 2010 at the annual Morgan Au- her turning point, and she decided different diet models to craft hertism Center’s Autism Interventions to face her addiction, which she be- their own way out,” she says. Jill Escher’s book Farewell Club own diet. which eliminated sug-Conference for parents, educators, lieves is shared by millions. The name “Club Perma-Chub” is Perma-Chub: A Sugar Addict’s ars, flour and processed foods.physicians and health care profession- “I was so frustrated while I was do- a phrase Escher coined as “a cute Guide to Easy Weight Loss is $9.95 Initially, she went through about aals. Escher has two children with au- ing my research to find out how few three-week period of withdrawal, way of describing the hopelessly and available on amazon.com.tism and is donating proceeds from people knew how real sugar addic- with the first few days being the perpetual chunkiness that didn’t For more information on SAAD,her book to the Morgan Center and tion is,” she says. most difficult. Then her cravings seem to go away. I think a lot of visit www.endsugaraddiction.com. dropped away. HOW MUCH SUGAR? “I treated it like an alcoholic ALTERNATIVES TO CANDY giving up booze,” Escher says. “I How much sugar is in what contains 3 teaspoons of sugar. didn’t stay in Overeaters Anony- We all assume that when a child candy on Halloween. you’re drinking or eating? KC Masterpiece barbecue mous, but they helped me realize I is standing there on Halloween with Non-candy treats include stick- According to WebMD, here sauce, two tablespoons contains had a sugar addiction.” outstretched hands holding a bag ers, glow sticks or bracelets, books, are some figures on just how 3 teaspoons of sugar. In four months, which included and saying, “Trick-or-treat!” they packets of crayons or chalk, color- much sugar is in a variety of Minute Maid Lemonade, 12 not only Halloween but also expect a piece of candy. ful pencils, bottles of bubbles, min- foods: percent Lemon Juice All Natu- Thanksgiving and the holidays, Not necessarily, say Yale Univer- iature yo-yos, Halloween rings in Motts Apple Sauce small ral, contains 7¼ teaspoons of Escher says she lost 30 pounds sity researchers. the shape of skulls or spiders, slide serving cup contains 5½ tea- very easily. They offered 284 children be- puzzles, fancy erasers, temporary sugar. spoons of sugar. “I wasn’t exercising or going to tween the ages of 3 and 14 a choice tattoos, key chains, hair clips or just Weight Watchers Blueberry Arizona Iced Tea, 16 ounces the gym and not depriving myself. between candies and comparably coins like quarters. Muffin contains 4½ teaspoons contains 12 teaspoons of sugar. sized toys and found the children A good place to find bags of al- Yoplait Original 99 percent I was eating real food and getting of sugar. rid of the white stuff.” were just as likely to choose toys as ternatives to candy are at party Kellogg’s Cracklin’ Oat Bran, fat free, Lemon Burst, 6 ounces candy. supply, dollar, toy and drug contains 7¾ teaspoons sugar. Just 5 feet tall, Escher dropped ¾ cup contains 3¾ teaspoons of from 156 pounds to her current Given that a non-candy treat is a stores. Most have a stock of sugar. Skinny Cow low-fat Ice healthier choice than candy, nutri- Halloween-themed items, with- weight of 122. Newman’s Own Tomato & Cream Cone contains 4¾ tea- tion professionals encourage adults non-Halloween treats in the party Along with the weight loss came Basil spaghetti sauce, ½ cup spoons sugar. normal levels of blood sugar, triglyc- to consider giving alternatives to favors area.179 OCTOBER 14, 2011 SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS 9
    • Community Fall Floral Festival at Triton is a marriage of flowers and artwork BY M ARY GOTTSCHALK Luther Burbank called flow- ers “sunshine, food and medi- cine for the soul.” Many believe the same is true of art. Visitors to the second an- nual Fall Floral Festival on Oct. 15 at the Triton Museum of Art will have an opportu- nity to judge for themselves, as the show combines both art and flowers. More than 20 floral design- ers will take pieces of art and sculpture from the perma- nent collection of the Triton Museum of Art and interpret PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF TRITON MUSEUM OF ART them in flowers. Floral designer Kika Shibata interpreted Lilia Lender’s Some may decide to do a Composition in Black and White for the inaugural Fall literal interpretation of the Floral Festival at the Triton Museum of Art in 2010. art, but more likely they will She returns for the second annual festival on Oct. 15 use it for inspiration and put and will be joined by more than 20 other designers. their own spin on it. They will be doing floral interpretations of art from That’s exactly what Kren the Tritons permanent collection. Rasmussen and Sam Singer of Bloomster’s in Almaden Valley did at the first floral festival. pressionistic, not literal,” the festival. In the 1990s he par- To go with artist Dan May’s Tompkison says. ticipated in and chaired Arts Running the Dog, they created Kika Shibata of Ikebana and Flowers for the de Saisset a fire hydrant out of flowers Arts in downtown San Jose is Museum at Santa Clara Uni- and added a couple of bones in a returning artist. versity several times. flowers for good measure. At the 2010 event she did As the de Saisset discon- Catherine M. Tompkison, an Ikebana arrangement to tinued its event more than who lives in the Cambrian complement Lilia Lender’s a decade ago, Citti says he’s area, says she is excited Composition in Black and pleased to see another local about participating for the White. museum step up. first time this year. Although Shibata, another partici- Other participating design- she works as a public affairs pant in Bouquets to Arts for ers are Melany Moore of Shan- consultant and is not a florist, more than 15 years, is pleased elFlowers in Campbell, George she has participated in the to see a similar event in Sili- Pappas of Gilmore Flowers in prestigious Bouquets to Arts con Valley. Los Gatos, Jeff Baumgartner at the de Young Museum in “We need art and things like of Just For You Florist in Los San Francisco for five years this in the South Bay, and the Altos, Poppie Rodriquez of Sa- and in the Cathedral Festival Triton building has a wonder- shay Floral in Mountain View of Flowers at St. Mary’s Ca- ful design,” she says. “I hope a and private designers Martin thedral in San Francisco for lot of people come and see it.” Mieger of the Rose Garden and four years, and she’s been a Shibata, owner of Ikebana Carol Ogle of Los Gatos. volunteer flower arranger at Arts in Japantown, is doing Sandy Lesnewsky, coordi- Filoli for almost 30 years. an interpretation but also has nator of the Retail Floristry “Flower arranging for me invited some of her students Program at Mission College, is a way to express myself to join her this year. Each will Santa Clara, will bring some creatively,” she says. interpret a different piece of of her students to demon- Atthecathedralshow, which art, including both sculpture strate how they put arrange- ended Oct. 2, Tompkison cre- and paintings. ments together. ated a 15-foot-tall design in “I wanted my students to ex- Fall Floral Festival, Oct. 15, 6- keeping with the grandeur of perience translating another 8:30 p.m., Triton Museum of Art, the church. person’s art in an Ikebana 1505 Warburton Ave., Santa For the Triton show, she has way,” she says. “We are pretty Clara. Tickets for the party are selected an abstract piece by contemporary design artists.” $50 and include hors d’oeuvres Los Gatos artist Lou Birming- Another featured designer and wine, beer and soft drinks. ham, who had a solo show at is Chris Citti, vice president of On Oct. 16 the floral designs and the museum earlier this year. Citti’s Florists and a resident of art will be on display from 11 Call today to advertise: 408.200.1000 “I picked one of the larger the Rose Garden area. a.m. to 5 p.m. with $5 admission. canvases, and I’m going to Citti is returning to serve as For additional information or do a piece that is highly im- the floral art coordinator for reservations, call 408.247.3754.10 SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS OCTOBER 14, 2011 179
    • Community Revels with a Cause By M ARY GOTTSCHALK If you’re looking for a wayto make a difference while ter, 1 W. Campbell Ave., Campbell. Tickets are $40 per per- son and can be reserved on- It’s not a tanning bed.enjoying yourself, here line at www.nextdoor.orgare some upcoming social or by calling 408.501.7571.events raising needed fundsfor local nonprofit groups. Books AloudDowntown MasqueradeFaces and Ball Books Aloud is hostingPlaces a masquerade evening and The San Jose Downtown saluting longtime support-Association celebrates its ers Leigh Weimers and Pam25th anniversary on Oct. Matteoni on Oct. 29.22 with a party starting at Matteoni has been a volun-7 p.m. teer with Books Aloud since The evening includes 1981. In addition to recordingcocktails, dinner, a silent books, she has chaired theauction and entertain- book selection committee forment. It takes place at the more than 15 years.San Jose Armory, 240 N. Weimers, now a commen-Second St. tator on KLIV Radio and But it catches rays. Tickets are $150 per per- former Mercury News col-son and can be reserved umnist, has been a volunteeronline at www.sjdown reader for 28 years.town.com/25th or by call- The evening starts withing 408.279.1775, ext. 310. hors d’oeuvres and no-host cocktails at 6 p.m., with din-Sur la Lune ner at 7 p.m. There will be both a silent and live auction Silicon Valley Capital Come see the latest in solar, wind turbine, electric Get solar savvy with unbiased information followed by dancing. SantaClub’s 2011 Charity Gala on Clara County supervisor vehicle and solar hot water technologies. The San José from City of San José solar experts:Oct.28 will benefit Hospice Mike Wasserman will serveof the Valley. Clean Energy Showcase is the nation’s first exhibit of • Which solar technology is right for your as the emcee and auctioneer. large-scale clean energy technologies. Take a free tour. home or business The 6 p.m. to midnight It takes place at the Flamesevent will include cocktails Banquet Room, 150 E. San Explore at your own pace. See what’s hot in solar. • The real cost of going solar and how to saveand silent auction followed Fernando St., San Jose. And check out the zero-energy EcoHouse. • How to decode a solar installation quoteby dinner, a live auction Tickets are $150 and • How to snag Federal and State rebatesand dancing. It takes place can be reserved by calling • How much you can expect to save on youron two floors at 50 W. San 408.808.2613. Costumes are energy billsFernando St., ending in the encouraged but not required.17th floor Capital Club. Proceeds from the $200per person event will go San José Green Visiontoward the new PalliativeCare Center/Silicon Val-ley, the first freestanding Women’s Club hosts free vocal concert Clean Energy Showcaseoutpatient palliative care San Jose Women’scenter in the state. Club is hosting a free For more information or concert on Oct. 16 atreservations, visit www. 3 p.m. in the organiza-hospicevalley.org. Ticket tion’s historic building, Free to the public, Saturdays 9am – 1pmprices increase on Oct. 15. 75 S. 11th St. East Santa Clara Street across from San José City Hall Jose Mendiola, a For information or to schedule a group tour, go to energy.sanjoseca.govBunco Mania! bass/baritone and Next Door Solutions to Jennifer Mitchell, aDomestic Violence is host- soprano, will perform.ing Bunco Mania! for 300 Both singers are win-players on Oct. 27 from ners of the vocal schol-6:30 to 9 p.m. arship established by The evening includes ap- Alma Taylor. They arepetizers and a ticket for awarded to singers who Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and generous donations.one glass of wine or beer. have the potential for a It takes place in the Or- professional career. Achard City Banquet Hall, reception will follow.Campbell Community Cen-179 OCTOBER 14, 2011 SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS 11
    • Art Scene The 31st Annual Art Exhibition and Auction sjDANCEco positively leaps into ninth season at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art with ‘Missa Brevis,’ three world premieres By HEATHER ZIMMERMAN The sjDANCEco opens its ninth season on a truly positive note with a show that includes three world premieres, an up- lifting work by legendary con- temporary dancer José Limón and an ongoing collaboration with the San Jose Chamber Orchestra. The performances take place Oct. 14 and 15, 8 p.m. at the California Theatre, 345 S. Auction Exhibition Buy Tickets The ICA Art Exhibition and Auction is supported in part First St., San Jose. Sept. 24 - Oct. 22 Online: www.sjica.org by the The San Jose Mercury Gary Masters, co-founder Phone: 408-283-8155 News and Lange Twins Winery and co-artistic director of Live Auction and Vineyards. Saturday, Oct. 22 In person at the gallery sjDANCEco, worked with Doors open 6pm San Jose Institute Limón as a member of New PHOTOGRAPH BY ROBERT SHOMLER of Contemporary Art York’s Limón Dance Com- Auction begins 7pm Scan this code 560 South First Street The company dances Jose Limon’s ‘Missa Brevis.’ to view the ICA pany. As has become its tradi- San Jose, CA 95113 Tickets: $50/person auction galleries 408.283.8155, www.sjica.org tion, sjDANCEco’s fall dance this time and probably for all tion has deliberately not been on your smartphone. program highlights a work times.” rehearsed too much, to keep from Limón’s repertory. This For her world-premiere it truly improvisational, but year showcases a work con- duet, Close, company mem- Masters points out that com- sidered a masterpiece: Missa ber Heather Cooper delves pany members already have Brevis. into a romantic relationship some insight into how it may Limón created the work fol- in its various stages. She will play out. “The dancers have lowing a European tour in the employ video screens as part worked together, they know late 1950s. The dancer’s visit of the work, showing filmed how each other moves—they to the country of Poland, still scenes of the dancers at differ- know the quirks of each other ravaged by World War II, par- ent times, in addition to featur- somewhat,” Masters says. ticularly affected him. “José ing the dancers on stage. The Many years of experience also was a humanist, “Masters piece is set to a string quartet informs the dancers’ moves, says. “I think he understood by Robert Waechter. so although it may seem to the complexities of humanity Company co-artistic direc- tor Maria Basile gets back viewers that the piece comes and he certainly knew that not to her roots with Ancestral together as if by magic, he says everybody was an angel, but Threads, a piece about family. with a laugh, “Magic is a four he believed in the best that’s in all of us as human beings. This The piece is set to Beethoven’s letter word that starts with a piece in particular really was Seventh Symphony, which W and ends with a K.” inspired by the affirmation he has been, as Masters says, Guest dancer Boumalia will saw in humanity when he was “augmented” with a vocal part present a solo piece created in Poland in 1957.” sung by mezzo-soprano Layna by acclaimed modern dancer The work is set to Kodaly’s Chianakas. Traditional Italian Daniel Nagrin. Masters says Missa Brevis in Tempore Belli, music—a nod to Basile’s Sicil- that Nagrin was a dyed-in- and the large-scale work ian heritage—is also featured. the-wool New Yorker, and brings additional dancers, “It has humor and a sense that the piece was inspired by his both students and professional we all have some of this in our first experiences on the West dancers from the community, family,somechaoticmoments, Coast. to the stage with sjDANCEco, which in retrospect, when you With the exception of Missa making for an ensemble of think of them, you just burst Brevis, the entire program will nearly two dozen dancers. out laughing,” Masters says. feature live music, performed Raphael Boumalia, principal For Masters’ own world by the San Jose Chamber Or- dancer with the Limón Dance premiere piece, a three-move- chestra under the direction of Company, dances a solo role. ment work called Velocity founder Barbara Day Turner. Limón was inspired by what Amore, he collaborated with “Having live music is such a he saw as the Polish people’s choreographer Fred Mathews. gift,” Masters says. “It just lack of bitterness, and their The piece’s second move- makes audience’s experience focus instead on rebuilding. ment uses structured impro- so much richer and fuller. It’s Though its origin was a spe- visation staged by Mathews. really like the whole thing is cific point in history, the piece For this section, Mathews living: the dancing is live and has a broader message, Mas- has given dancers motifs to ters says. “With the kind of build upon, offering a sense the music is live. That’s the divisiveness and derisiveness of continuity, but it will be up best.” that we’re going through in to the dancers themselves to Tickets are $20-$70. For more this country, politically and create a different, new set of information, call 408.295.9600 economically, it’s a piece for moves each night. This sec- or visit www.sjdanceco.com.12 SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS OCTOBER 14, 2011 179
    • Calendar Help One Child to help provide sjmusart.org.Special Events Halloween costumes for fos- The Last Romance: San Kicking Down the Door ter children. Help One Child Jose Repertory Theatre pres-to Success: The International is seeking donations of new or ents the regional premiere ofAssociation of Workplace gently used costumes for kids; a romance about finding loveProfessionals district XV 2011 drop off donations in barrels later in life. Through Nov. 6.holds its annual educational near the arena entrance. HP $17.50-$79. San Jose Repertoryconference. The organization Pavilion, 525 W. Santa Clara Theatre, 101 Paseo de San An-equips members for success St., San Jose. 800.745.3000 orby providing educational op- tonio, San Jose. 408.367.7255 www.DisneyOnIce.com.portunities at local, state and Parents, Get in the Know: or www.sjrep.com.international chapter confer- EMQ Families First offers a Rhythm Spirit 2011: Sanences. Oct. 14, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. free information session for Jose Taiko presents its annual$60 nonmembers/$50 IAWP parents and caregivers that concert, which will feature newmembers/$40 retiree mem- will explore drug and alcohol works and arrangements. Oct.bers. Radisson Hotel San Jose issues that youth face. The 21, 8 p.m. and Oct. 22, 2 and 8Airport, 1471 N. Fourth St., San session also covers informa- p.m. $25 adults/$20 studentsJose. Contact James Thomas tion about addiction, bullying and seniors. Campbell Heri-at 408.436.5661 or Audrey Bak- and cyber-bullying. Oct. 26, tage Theatre, 1 W. Campbeller at 818.833.9511. 6:30-8 p.m. Branham High Ave., Campbell. 408.866.2700 Showcase of Miniatures: School, 1570 Branham Lane, or www.taiko.org.This exhibition and sale as well San Jose. No registration re-as a display of creations by local quired. For more information,miniatures craftspeople and contact Branham High School Lectures/Learning/enthusiasts. Also: a silent auc- counselor Jessica Lenneman Meetings My Dad’s Office was the Skytionanddoorprizesareoffered. at 408.364.4018 or Dean RoseThe event raises funds for the at 408.626.3407, ext. 7112. O’Connor Hospital Re-Plane Tree Health Library. source Talks: “A Good Death: His crew called him the airplane cowboy, If you have concerns, visit Áegis Living withOct. 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Oct. What Choices Can I Make probably because he wore that hat all the time. your parent. We are the trusted senior living16, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (a free tools Theater/Arts Now?” a discussion presented His job was to navigate and to keep the plane provider, specializing in memory care andand techniques seminar is of- San Jose Music Study by palliative care consultant Club: Popular baritone James steady while the camera crew took their shots. assisted living. Our communities in thefered at 9:30 a.m.) $7 adults/$5 Lee Mayer, Oct. 27, 6:30- 8 p.m.seniors/$3 children. 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The Meadows, 110 San Jose Widows and Widowers: Join the group adventure. The problem is he shouldn’t beits 25th anniversary with a Wood Road, Los Gatos. Forreception and dinner that also reservations, call Karen Miller for breakfast and learn more driving and sometimes he gets confused and Come in for a tour. We’ll help you understandincludes a silent auction and at 408.371.5428. about the association every lost just walking around the neighborhood. what memory loss is and how your parententertainment. Oct. 22, 7 p.m. San Jose Institute of Con- Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. Goodies can thrive and enjoy life at Áegis.$150 per person/$1500 tables temporary Art: “31st Annual Coffee Shop, Bascom and Apri-of eight. The U.S. Armory, 240 Art Auction,” an exhibition of cot, Campbell. 408.279.1278. The early signs of memory loss can be difficultN. Second St., San Jose. www. works created and donated by South Bay Neuropathy to understand and more difficult to admit. Visit our website www.aegisliving.comsjdowntown.com. more than 175 Bay Area artists Support Group: Meets the for the community nearest you or call Books Aloud Masquerade for live and silent fundraising third Saturday of the month, any community for more information.Ball: Enjoy dinner, dancing, auctions. The live auction is January-October, 10:30 a.m.-live and silent auctions at this held Oct. 22, 6 p.m. (admission noon. DePaul Conferenceevent, which also honors long- to ticket holders only). 560 S. Room, O’Connor Hospital,time Books Aloud friends Pam FirstSt.,San Jose. 408.283.8155 2105 Forest Ave., San Jose.Matteoni and Leigh Weimers. or www.sjica.org. Fool for Love: Northside For details, call Stan Pashote atCostumesencouraged.Theball Theatre Company presents 510.490.4456.raises funds for Books Aloud, anationalfreeaudiobookservice Sam Shepard’s drama about Welcome Wagon Chapterfor blind and disabled listeners two passionate yet tormented 3: Women’s social group withof all ages. 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Áegis of Napa Áegis of Pleasant Hill Áegis of San Francisco Disney on Ice: The ice skat- San Jose Museum of Art: community-newspapers.com 925-948-8855 707-266-6677 925-948-8850 650-273-0010 or to Calendar Listings, 1095 AegisofMoraga.com AegisofNapa.com AegisofPleasantHill.com AegisofSanFrancisco.coming extravaganza returns to Opening Oct. 14: “This Kind of RCFE #075601424town with “Treasure Trove,” Bird Flies Backward,” paint- The Alameda, San Jose, CA RCFE #286803028 RCFE #075600289 RCFE #415600314featuring characters from ings by Joan Brown. Through 95126. Listings run on a space- available basis. Deadline is Áegis of San Rafaelmovies such as Peter Pan, March 11. Admission is $8 Áegis Gardens 415-578-4774Tangled and The Princess and general/$5 students and se- noon, eight days prior to Friday’s 510-402-2121 AegisofSanRafael.comthe Frog. Oct. 19-23. $16-$75. niors. 110 S. Market St., San publication. For further details, AegisGardens.com RCFE #216801281The show is partnering with Jose. 408.271.6840 or www. call 408.200.1060. RCFE #015600581179 OCTOBER 14, 2011 SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS 13
    • Sports RAMS FACE PANTHERS IN KEY FIELD HOCKEY GAME BY DICK SPARRER Outside of its division, the Pros-pect girls field hockey team wasn’t Complete sports coverage of area schools, recreation leaguesbad this year, posting a 1-1-2 against Dumas, Tobiason lead Rams to polo winnon-league opponents. But in theWest Valley Division of the Blos-som Valley Athletic League, thePanthers are darn near perfect. Prospect pounded Sobrato 7-0 Willow Glen girlslast week to improve to 4-0-1 in divi-sion play, good for a tight lead overWestmont in the league race. lose a pair Rams, Lions roll to lopsided victories The Panthers now hit the road Ravizza hit Matt Toscano on a 20-for three straight games as they By MIKE BARNHART By KEVIN SPARRER Lions crush Bruins yard touchdown pass. Ravizza ran Lincoln’s football team defeatedattempt to continue their winning in for the two-point conversion to Branham 49-20 with Justin Grant Wways. After visiting San Jose Acad- illow Glen’s boys water A good football player can af- take the lead to 26-13. running for three touchdowns,emy on Oct. 12, Prospect will head polo team honored its fect the course of a game, but not seven seniors in their fi- Independence scored next on a while Jacob Avery took the ball into University on Oct. 14 and to Wil- Mitch Ravizza—he dominates the nal regular season home game on game. short run with no extra point, but for two more scores.low Glen on Oct. 19. Oct. 5. Then the Rams went out and The Willow Glen quarterback Ravizza returned the kickoff 85 Five of Lincoln’s seven touch- The Rams are coming off of animpressive 9-0 shutout win over scored a 14-6 victory over Pioneer. has been dominating the field all yards for a touchdown. Haysbert downs came in the second quar-San Jose. Willow Glen improved to Two of the seniors, A.J. Dumas year, but not as much as he did in a scored next on a 1-yard run and ter to give the Lions a 42-0 lead2-1-1 in league play and to 2-3-1 over- (four) and Ryan Tobiason (three), 47-27 win over Independence last then Ravizza broke free on a 79- at the half.all with the lopsided victory. combined for seven goals. Juniors week when he led the Rams with yard run for a touchdown. Ravizza Avery scored in the first quarter Junior forward Molly Ravizza Zach Holback and Wilson Stras- two touchdown passes, two TD connected with Toscano on a two- on a 4-yard run.had a big day for the Rams, slapping illa scored two apiece, and seniors runs and one kickoff return for a point conversion to finish the scor- In the second quarter, Grantin four goals and handing out an as- Ryan Mecchi and James Cassell touchdown. ing for the Rams. scored on a 3-yard run; Leo Tor-sist. Sophomore mid Siboney Soria and junior Connor Paradiso added Ravizzacompleted23of33passes Independence scored one more res carried one in from a yardknocked in a pair of goals and tal- one each. Senior goaltender Ian for 234 yards and two scores. He time, but it wasn’t enough. out; Grant then struck again fromented senior forward Taylor Tharp Fox stopped several Pioneer shots. also carried the ball 15 times for 149 James Johnson had a 49-yard three yards away; Ray Pradohad a goal and three assists. Sopho- Dom Leone and Jonathan Russo yards and a pair of TDs. run for the Rams, Tyler Howe caught a 57-yard touchdown passmore mid Audrey Haight supported were other seniors honored before Independence struck first with broke one for 17 and Haysbert ran from Chris Pope; and Avery brokewith a goal and two assists, senior the victory over Pioneer. The win an early score, but Ravizza an- the ball seven times for 22. an 85-yard touchdown run.mid Molly Sackles had a goal and evened the Rams’ record in the swered right back, completing a Toscano caught eight passes Avery capped the scoring foran assist and junior defender Annie Blossom Valley Athletic League 3-yard touchdown pass to Dylan for 85 yards, Haysbert ran down the Lions with a 45-yard TD dashGuptill added an assist. Mt. Hamilton Division at 1-1. Haysbert, but the kick failed to tie six for 64 and Jason De La Rocha in the second half. Freshman keeper Ella Brandao After going 1-2 at the Aptos Tour- the game 6-6. caught three for 44. Mike Jenk- Jesus Flores kicked all seven ex-was in the goal in the shutout win. nament on Oct. 7-8, the Rams took a In the second quarter the Rams erson caught three for 24 yards, tra points successfully. While Willow Glen hosts Pros- 4-5recordintoitsOct.12leaguegame struck twice. Ravizza scored on 7- Anthony Montoya one for 17 and Branham scored twice in thepect, Westmont will play a home against Santa Teresa. Their last two and 8-yard runs with the kick fail- Johnson and Grant Hoffman third quarter and again in thegame against San Jose and Home- league games will be at Sobrato on ing both times to put his club up caught one apiece. fourth, but it wasn’t enough.stead will host University on Oct. Oct. 19 and at Live Oak on Oct. 26. 18-6. The 76ers scored again on a The Rams are now 1-1 in the Mt. The win moves Lincoln to 2-019. Westmont is at Sobrato and Both games are scheduled for 6 p.m. pass and made the kick to cut the Hamilton Division of the Blossom in the Santa Teresa Division andHomestead at San Jose on Oct. 19. starts. The BVAL varsity tourna- lead to 18-13. Valley Athletic League and 2-2-1 to 2-2 overall. This week the Li- All games begin at 3:30 p.m., ex- ment is set for Nov. 2-5. The Rams The Rams found the end zone overall. The Rams head to Leland ons host Sobrato on Oct. 14 withcept games against University be- fared well enough last season at the first in the third quarter when on Oct. 14 for a 7 p.m. kickoff. a 7 p.m. kickoff.gin at 4:15 p.m. league tourney to earn a berth in the Central Coast Section playoffs. Great 8 Tournament on Sept. 9-10 pion and a CCS Division I semifinal- Glen team moved up to the MountMt. Hamilton Division At the Aptos tourney last week- and 2-1 at the Lynbrook Tourna- ist. The Chargers won 15-2, allow- Hamilton Division this season. Presentation found the going end, the Rams defeated Homestead ment on Sept. 23-24. ing only a pair of first-half goals to The Rams started the divisiontough in Mt. Hamilton Division play 10-5 but lost to the host Mariners 13- Highlights at Wilcox included Holback and Strasilla. schedule 0-2, losing to CCS pow-last week. The Panthers lost a pair 10 and Foothill of Pleasanton 24-14. a narrow 13-11 loss to Palma, even While Willow Glen has battled erhouses Leland and Pioneer, butof one-goal decisions—one of them DumasandTobiasonscoredthree each, Holback two and Strasilla and though the Rams were without both in the upper Mt. Hamilton Division went into their Oct. 12 game againstin overtime. Russo one apiece against Aptos. experienced goalies, and Strasilla’s this season, Lincoln has mixed it upSanta Teresa with the knowledge The Panthers got a couple of In the second game against seven-goal effort during a 16-12 vic- in the Santa Teresa Division. The Li- that they had scored a pair of winsgoals from Alexandra Walkleylast week, but they fell 2-1 to first- Homestead, WG jumped out to an tory over Fremont. ons dropped a 15-10 decision to Silver over the Saints in tournament play.place Archbishop Mitty and 3-2 in early first period lead of 4-1 and The Rams lost their Lynbrook Creek on Oct. 4, after being tied 10-10 After playing against Santa Te-overtime to Gilroy. cruised to a 10-5 victory. Six differ- opener to Archbishop Mitty, but heading into the final period. resa, the Rams were set to play in Walkley and Taylore Jaques ent players put the ball in net. To- bounced back for wins against Cu- After games this week against the Wildcat Classic in Los Gatoseach scored in regulation to leave biason, Holback, Russo and Dumas pertino, 13-3, and Santa Clara, 11-3. Mt. Pleasant and Independence, Oct. 14-15, before returning to di-the Panthers in a 1-1 tie with the each had two goals. Paradiso and Dumas erupted for 13 goals in the Lincoln will play at Evergreen Val- vision battles at Sobrato on Oct.Mustangs, but Gilroy scored an Strasilla also scored. two wins, seven against the Pio- ley on Oct. 18, 5 p.m. 19 and at Live Oak a week later.overtime goal to pull out a 3-2 win Against Foothill, the Rams fell neers and six against the Bruins. Both contests at the Morgan Hillin the thriller. behind 16-4 at halftime and never Willow Glen had a 3-3 record go- Girls water polo schools will start at 3 p.m. Two days earlier, Walkley recovered. ing into league play, but had little After winning the BVAL Santa Seniors Kaitlynne Sanfillipo,scored a second-half goal, but the In two previous tournaments, success in the Sept. 27 opener with Teresa Division championship lastPanthers lost 2-1 to Mitty. the Rams finished 1-2 at the Wilcox Leland, the defending BVAL cham- fall, coach Robbie Boronda’s Willow Water polo, page 1514 SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS OCTOBER 14, 2011 179
    • Sports per pai $12 0 r lim 0 OffLocal swimmers qualify for Olympic Trials ited tim eo nly followers celebrated and re-Santa Clara Club flected this summer about the club’s 60-year history,turns out champs they could appreciate the George Haines International BY MIKE BARNHART Swim Center, which hon- ors Haines, who left in 1973 MEN’S SHOES WOMEN’S SHOES World famous Santa Clara to coach at UCLA and laterSwim Club, headed for so Stanford and died in 2006.many years by the legend- The SCSC facility includesary George Haines, has come three pools: an Olympic-sizeda long way in its 60 years of pool, 50 meters by 25 yards,operation. for training and competition; Founded by Haines in 1951, another for diving and syn-the club’s first workouts were chronized swimming; andheld at old Santa Clara High the third for children’s swim- Bout Time™ Easier Black, Cordovan, Bone, Mulch, Black, Bone, Mocha, Pewter,School and various valley ming lessons and a masters’ and Nubuck Oak program (ages 18 to 70), as and Antique Wineswimming holes, includingthe Stevens Creek Reservoir. well as covered stands thatSharing the water with frogs can hold 5,000 spectators. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF JAMIE BENES In addition to celebrating We have the sizes and widths to fit you!and tadpoles, the 13 original The Santa Clara Swim Club had a number of swimmers Come by and be fitted in SAS comfortclub members had no turns its prestigious facility, which post Olympic Trials qualifying marks this year, among Women’s sizes 4 - 12 S, N, M, W, WW, WWWin their 500-yard swims. has hosted many of the them, from left, were Sam Shimomura, Charlotte Ruby Men’s sizes 6 - 15 S, N, M, W, WW, WWWThey went from the face of world’s best swim competi- and Michael Nunan. (not all sizes in all styles)the dam to a specific tree. tors during various interna- The SCSC was still six tional, national and regional Bellarmine College Prep, as (Short Course Yards) and theyears away from getting its meets since 1966, the SCSC well as distance ace Jackson Zone 1 South Championships, SAS Shoes 3953 Stevens Creek Blvd.international swim center can revel in the fact that cur- Partin, who graduated from as well as a third place in the Santa Clara, CA 95051built by the city of Santa rent head coach John Bitter Bellarmine in June, and 25- 2011 Far Western SCY (Short (408) 615-0186Clara when Haines was se- and his coaching staff con- year-old Russ Payne, an indi- Course Yards) Champion- (Between Saratoga Ave. and Kiely)lected to coach the United tinue to emphasize the club’s vidual medley specialist from ships. The men took also tookStates swim team at the 1960 original commitment to de- Colorado, who graduated fourth at USA Swimming’s from the University of Min- Short Course Junior National San Joses and Sunnyvales PremierSummer Olympics. Seven veloping champions.of his Santa Clara swim- Seven current SCSC ath- nesota in 2008. Championships.mers qualified for the event, leteshavequalifiedfor the 2012 The seven Olympic Trials Among those joining Shi-including Los Gatos HighSchool students Chris von U.S. Olympic Trials, including recent University of Georgia qualifiers and several other SCSC swimmers achieved momura, Partin, Nunan and Burns on the men’s team Cremation Funeral Service ProviderSaltza, Lynn Burke and Anne graduate Courtney Monsees, significant success at various were current Bellarmine stu- Lima & Campagna Mortuaries haveWarner, along with George a seven-time Central Coast high level meets during the dents Chris Scheaffer and Serving All Families with Compassion developed a strong reputation for providing theHarrison and Paul Hait, who Section gold medal winner 2010-2011 swim season. Stephen Shilling and Jeff Pe-became the SCSC’s first in the 500 and 200 freestyle Shimomura, Partin, Nunan ters, a 2011 Mitty grad. communitys families with the most considerate,Olympic gold medalists. Two races during her high school and Saratoga High senior Season highlights included unparalleled service. Thats because our experienced We gladly invite Price Comparisonother SCSC athletes, Donna days at Leland (2004-07), and Ian Burns combined to win four new SCSC 18-and-un- With San Jose And families through every step of staff guides grieving Bay Area Corporate Ownedde Varona and Steve Clark, Ryan Hinshaw, a 2008 Sara- the 800 free relay in 1:52.65, der team records. Burns the funeral Homes. If your Not SureOur superiorcompeted for the 1960 squad toga High grad who earned breaking the Pacific Swim- lowered the 50 free mark in Funeral decision-making process. if you are team strives to provide nothing short ofbut did not earn Olympic golduntil 1964 Olympics. NCAA All-American honors in the 500 free last spring as ming 17-18 long course record and helping the SCSC men to 23.70. 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In all, the club has de- Mitty), middle distance free- at three Pacific Swimming with Ruby were Katie Siegelveloped 45 Olympians, who stylers Michael Nunan of championship meets, the 2011 (Harker Academy), Helen Joe Lima Sam J.Campagna Carly Lima Vince Lima A. Alan Alamedahave earned 51 gold medals, Monte Sereno and Valley Junior Olympic LCM (Long Tang (The King’s Academy)17 silver and 12 bronze. As SCSC supporters and Christian High and Sam Shi- momura of Santa Cruz and Course Meters), the 14 and under Junior Olympic SCY and Siri Eva Kristiansen of Norway. ~ Aware of Your Needs ~Water polo chel Vaughn-Hulbert, last year’s MVP in the Santa Teresa Division. Schefke and Eden Griffin and sophomores Kylie Mc- Cabe, Karley Waters and goals for the Lions, who outscored the visiting Raid- ers 3-1 during the two over- Lima & Campagna Lima-Campagna-AlamedaContinued from page 14 Other Willow Glen players Tori Method. time periods. Sunnyvale Mortuary Mission Chapel this fall include seniors Ali In the Santa Teresa Di- Ater playing Mt. Pleas- 1315 Hollenbeck Ave., Sunnyvale, Ca 600 S. Second St., San Jose, CaJackiline Vo and Alex McCarthy, Alex Claros, Inez vision last week, Lincoln ant and Independence this 94087 95112Chapa have been team lead- Talamante, Paulina Pallares earned a 14-12 overtime win week, Lincoln will resume (408) 736-1315ers for the Rams, Boronda and Lauren Werner, juniors over Silver Creek on Oct. league play at Evergreen (408) 288-9188 *FD 1961 *FD 1949said, along with junior Ra- Kacey Shewchuk, Savannah 4. Bella Perez scored eight Valley on Oct. 18, 3 p.m.179 OCTOBER 14, 2011 SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS 15
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