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San Clemente News 2-3-2012 edition

  1. 1. February 3, 2012SUPER!No Other Word CanDescribe This Bowl GamePatriots Quarterback Tom Brady
  2. 2. February 3, 2012 The Only Weekly Newspaper Exclusively for the San Clemente Area The San Clemente News T H E N AT U R A L , N O N - S U R G I C A L L O O K ROBINSON F A C I A L P L A S T I C S U R G E RY DO IT FORYOURSELF, AND THE REST OF THEWORLDWILL NOTICE! Dr. Ernest Robinson Background & Training Medical School: Loma Linda University Internship: General Surgery Residency: Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery Fellowship: Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Board Certification: American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery American Board of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery Ask about our “lunchtime” procedures such as Intense Pulse Light the new FDA approved filler that is an the newest laser technology, a no downtime skin instant and long lasting wrinkle correction treatment that improves coloration and texture Secondary & Botox, Collagen Eyelid Rejuvenation Facial Liposuction Revisional Facial Lip Enhancement Facial, Cheek & Chin Cosmetic Mole & Surgery Implants Blemish Removal Forehead Lift Nasal Surgery Chemical Peel Cosmetic Skin Cancer Face Lift Ear Pinning Laser Resurfacing Reconstruction Portrait Plasma - tightening procedure that diminishes wrinkles and improves tone and texture 24541 Pacific Park Drive, Suite 103, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 949 831-5900 100% financing available. Visa, MasterCard and American Express Accepted. www.drface.comPage 2 The San Clemente News
  3. 3. The San Clemente News The Only Weekly Newspaper Exclusively for the San Clemente Area February 3, 2012 A ROMANTIC RENDEZVOUS…. VALENTINE’S DAY Casa Romantica invites gueststo enjoy A Romantic Rendezvouson Valentine’s Day, February 14,in the enchanting and quintes-sentially romantic 1920’s SpanishColonial estate of San Clemente’sfounder, on the bluff overlookingthe Pacific Ocean and the historicSan Clemente pier. A Romantic Rendezvous willtake place on February 14th from5:00 – 7:00 P.M. and will includelive vocals and piano music byElliot, delicious hors d’oeuvres,gourmet chocolates and cham-pagne. Guests will have the op-portunity to explore the beautifulestate and gardens, view theSmithsonian White House Gar-den exhibition and dance to themusic of Elliot in the magnificentMain Salon, should they be ro-mantically inclined! In concert with A RomanticaRendezvous, Casa Romanticais offering an optional special din-ner opportunity at award-winning in conjunction with A Romantic Rendezvous back the dinner at Carbonara’s Trattoria Italiana.Carbonara’s Trattoria Italiana in downtown San to the Casa. Tickets to the special Valentine’s Day dinner atClemente. Guests to A Romantic Rendezvous can Tickets to A Romantica Rendezvous: Carbonara’s Trattoria Italiana when purchased inenjoy a delightful three-course dinner at Carbon- $40 per person (includes hors d’oeuvres, gour- conjunction with A Romantic Rendezvous:ara’s for $50 per person. The value of the meal is met chocolates, two beverages and a glass of $50 per person$60 per person; Carbonara owner and long-time champagne) Reservations to both events should be made byCasa Romantica supporter, Tony Carbonara, will or calling Casa Romantica at 949.498.2139 ext. 10.generously donate $10 per dinner ticket purchased $20 per person if purchased in conjunction with Seating is limited so book early. The San Clemente News Page 3
  4. 4. February 3, 2012 The Only Weekly Newspaper Exclusively for the San Clemente Area The San Clemente News CITY OF SAN CLEMENTE SUPPORTS BLUE RIBBON WEEK The KindnesSCounts 2012 BlueRibbon Week will be observed inSan Clemente schools from Feb-ruary 6th through February 14th.KindnesSCounts encourages positivebehaviors through kindness, compas-sion and understanding and seeksto impact our youth by encouragingbullying prevention, education andcommunity awareness. Beginning on February 6th, sym-bolic blue ribbons will be placed ondecorative lamp posts along AvenidaDel Mar, in addition to a display ban-ner recognizing KindnesSCountsWeek. Blue ribbons will be distributedto all students of Capistrano UnifiedSchool District (CUSD) schools inSan Clemente. Lunchtime cam-pus activities and events related toKindnesSCounts will be held in theschools during the week. SouthernCalifornia Edison/SONGS is a spon-sor of KindnesSCounts, providing theSan Clemente Family of PTA’s withfinancial support for the campaign.Through their generous donation CAN Make A Difference” for Family at 33122 Valle Road in San Juan thinking online and building yourstudents will receive an awareness Assistance Ministries and as a result, Capistrano. The forum will address child’s digital reputation.blue ribbon help others in need. how to make informed decisions For more information, call Janet from their teacher signifying to Parents are invited to attend a Par- and navigate your child’s options Dunford, Crime Prevention Specialistthem: Who I Am Makes A Difference. ent Education Evening on Tuesday, and choices on social media, music, at (949) 361-8386.Students will also have the opportu- February 7th from 6:30-8:00 p.m. books and games. The speakers willnity to participate in a can drive, “You at the CUSD Board Room located also discuss how to promote ethical BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS! The San Clemente News is Happy to Announce the Birth of Your Newborn Your local source for musical supplies! Baby’s Name ______________________ Guitar Strings, Drum Sticks, Metronomes, Sheet Music, Clarinet Reeds, Date of Birth ______________________ Violin Bows, Music Stands, Harmonicas, Alfred’s Piano Methods, Capos, Acoustic Guitars, Banjos, Pitch Pipes, Ukuleles, Guitar Straps, Recorders, Weight ___________________________ Flute Stands, Cleaning Swabs, Guitar Slides, Instructional Books, Valve Length ___________________________ Oil, Slide Grease, Polish, Guitar Picks, Bastian Piano Music, Faber and Faber, Gig Bags, Guitar Stands, Tambourines... Parents ___________________________ _________________________________ Specializing in music lessons for all ages. Open Monday through Thursday 11-7, Friday 11-6, Saturdays 10-3 ***Send Photo*** San Clemente News, 501 N. El Camino Real Ste. 200, San Clemente, CA 92672 (949) 858-0900 ocmusiccenter.com In RSM on Empresa @ Aventura - next door to Papa John’S Page 4 The San Clemente News
  5. 5. The San Clemente News The Only Weekly Newspaper Exclusively for the San Clemente Area February 3, 2012 SAN CLEMENTE HISTORY IN ARCHITECTURE The proposed development at 115 N. El Camino Real is 220 feet long and 44 feet tall or three stories. Next door is the 29 feet tall Historic City Hall, and across the street is a much shorter historic Ole Hanson’s Office. All dimensions are the same scale. The San Clemente Historical Society is concerned that the mass of the new development could overwhelm and diminish the importance of some of the City’s most precious downtown historical landmarks. Subscription Rates $26.00/year Two architect drawings show town founder Ole Hanson’s office, building constructed in San Clemente relative dimensions of large proposed now the Baskin Robbins building, and in 1926, then called the Administra- Editorial offices: 23472 Vista Del Verde, Suite 6 development next to San Clemente’s the newly-opened restaurant, South tion Building. Over the years the Coto de Caza, CA 92679-3930 Historic City Hall Building of Nick’s. landmark structure has been home 949-589-9990 Two Architect drawings of proposed “Developer drawings of the planned to a bank, liquor store, travel agency To send a press release: development next to downtown’s construction from different perspec- and numerous restaurants. newseditorials@yahoo.com landmark Historic City Hall building at tives have been circulating around The Society says that the proposed the top of Avenida Del Mar show the town -- renderings that could poten- project threatens to rob citizens of relative size of project, according to tially misrepresent the mass of the what they value most: The charm, Nancy Fitzgerald the San Clemente Historical Society. proposed structure,” said Historical small scale and architectural charac- Sandra White The Society is concerned that the Display Advertising Society officials. “What is needed to ter of the heart of downtown. longstanding iconic Spanish Colo- grasp the actual mass of the proposed “We will continue to monitor this Diana Calvaneso, Manager nial Revival structure at 101 S. El construction are ‘elevation’ drawings, proposed development as it goes Valerie Mincheff Camino Real could be rendered less story poles -- like those recently used through the application process,” said Legal Advertising historically significant by a proposed at North Beach and Ralphs -- and an Society officials, noting that the proj- David Flood, Art Director relatively massive development next accurate 3-dimensional scale model ect should require an Environmental Graphics Department door by an Orange County developer. of the historic buildings and the new Impact Report. “CEQA would pro- The mass and height of the pro- development next to it, “ said Society hibit any unnecessary development posed project could have a negative officials. adjacent to our Historic City Hall visual impact on the historical promi- The Historic City Hall building that would be more architecturally nence of the Historic City Hall, and was built by founder’s era Oscar F. prominent than the Historic City Hall would run counter to the City’s stated Easley in 1928. It is listed on the itself. CEQA would also prohibit new goals of “small town” character and National Register of Historic Places, construction from overwhelming our human scale architecture, according preservation’s highest honor. Its cre- historic buildings across the street. to officials at the Historical Society. At ator was famed local architect, Virgil City officials should understand how 220 feet long and 44 feet or three sto- Westbrook. The structure served as CEQA protects our historic resources ries high, the new development could the City’s first bank building, its first and know that citizens want to pre- Jerry White potentially tower over the 29 feet tall Chamber of Commerce building, and serve the traditional importance of Publisher Historic City Hall and other smaller as City Hall during the 1930s. The our Historic City Hall, and founder historic buildings across the street Historical Society believes its impor- Ole Hanson’s office.”San Clemente News is an independent in the City’s first commercial block, tance to the scale and balance of theweekly newspaper published every Friday. We according to the Society. This block entire historic downtown is vital.are not owned or operated by any of the bigdaily newspapers. The views and opinions would include what was originally Ole Hanson’s office was the firstexpressed are those of the publisher and notany organization. No reproduction, in wholeor in part is permitted without the expresswritten permission of San Clemente News.Legal Advertising: The San Clemente News “I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers.was adjudicated by the Orange CountySuperior Court as a newspaper of general If I had gone into professional football, the name Jerry Ford mightcirculation pursuant to Government Code6000 case #06CC00655 on March 21, 2006and as such is the appropriate newspaper to have been a household word today.”place legal and public notices for the SouthOrange County Judicial District and the Cit- -Gerald R. Ford, 38th President of the United Statesies of Dana Point and San Clemente. The San Clemente News Page 5
  6. 6. February 3, 2012 The Only Weekly Newspaper Exclusively for the San Clemente Area The San Clemente News TEN SUPER BOWL TRIVIA FUN FACTS A: Super Bowl I was held in and the Giants. Can you name the losing team? Memorial Coliseum in Los An- other Super Bowl rematches (hint: A: Linebacker Chuck Howley of the geles on Jan. 15, 1967. The there are four other sets of teams)? Cowboys won the MVP award after Green Bay Packers beat the A: The Cowboys and the Steelers his team lost to the Baltimore Colts in Kansas City Chiefs, 35-10. collided in Super Bowls X, XIII, and Super Bowl V, 16-13. XXX. The Steelers won the first two; Q: Which NFL team has Dallas won Super Bowl XXX. Q: What was the biggest blowout played in the most Super The Cowboys and the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl history? Bowls? played in consecutive years in Super A: The 49ers beat the Broncos in A: The Pittsburgh Steelers Bowls XXVII and XXVIII. Dallas won Super Bowl XXIV, 55-10. Ouch. and Dallas Cowboys have both games. each played in 8 of them. The San Francisco 49ers and the Q: What was the closest game in The Steelers have won six of Cincinnati Bengals met in Super Super Bowl history? those games (also a Super Bowls XVI and XXIII. The 49ers won A: The Giants beat the Bills, 20-19, Bowl record). The Cowboys both games. in Super Bowl XXV. Bills kicker Scott have a 5-3 record. The Miami Dolphins and the Wash- Norwood missed a field goal as time ington Redskins tangled in Super expired. Interestingly, the Giants’ Q: Which NFL teams have Bowls VII and XVII. They split the defensive coordinator that year was never played in the Super series. Bill Belichick while the team’s wide Bowl? receivers coach was Tom Coughlin. By Eric R. Ivie A: The Cleveland Browns, Detroit Q: Who holds the Super Bowl Plan on attending a Super Bowl Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars, and record for most rushing yards in a There has never been an overtimeparty on Feb. 5 when the New Eng- Houston Texans. game? game in Super Bowl history.land Patriots and the New York Giants A: Timmy Smith of the Redskinsget together for Super Bowl XLVI in Q: How many Super Bowls have ran for 204 yards and two touch- Q: Madonna will be performing theIndianapolis? Want to impress your the Patriots been in, including Super downs in Super Bowl XXII against halftime show at Super Bowl XLVI.friends with your vast knowledge of Bowl XLVI? How about the Giants? the Denver Broncos. Pretty amazing, Who performed the halftime show inSuper Bowl trivia? A: This is New England’s 7th trip considering that he only ran for 602 Super Bowl I? Try these questions on for size. to the Super Bowl. It’s New York’s yards and three touchdowns in his A. The Universities of Arizona andRemember the answers, and you’ll 5th trip. entire NFL career. Michigan bands. There were no re-be the hit of your Super Bowl party. ported wardrobe malfunctions. Q: Super Bowl XLVI is a rematch of Q: Who is the only player to earn Q: Where was the first Super Bowl Super Bowl XLII between the Patriots the Super Bowl MVP honor from theheld? SUPER BOWL XLVI NEW ENGLAND VS NEW YORK IT’S ALL ABOUT THE CHOWDER New England and New York really last known town crier. He are very similar places, as are the was one of the first to teams that represent them. Let’s report on the Boston tea compare how these two cities stack party. Edge: New England up in six non-football areas. Call it For higher eduction the “Chowder Bowl”. We start with we have from New York, political history: Columbia University and New York has produced 6 presi- Princeton (actually in N.J. Manhattan dents so far: Van Buren (8), Fillmore but then again so are the Giants). (13), Arthur (21), Cleveland (22 & In New England you have Yale and So picking the winner of this game 24), T. Roosevelt (26), and F. Roos- Harvard. Edge: New England finally comes down to chowder. New New England evelt (32). On the other hand Boston For food you have Boston baked England or Manhattan. As the story has produced 4: John Adams (2) beans which are cooked with mo- goes it was when tomato chunks were By Gary Burkard J.Q. Adams (6), Coolidge (30), and lasses and salt pork. This hearty added to the New England chowder The rain has finally stopped in San Kennedy (35). Being that they are specialty was responsible for Boston there was such a local uproar that inFrancisco.We are down to the final actually the New England Patriots we getting the nickname “Bean Town”. 1939 a law passed in Boston banningtwo teams. On February 5th, 2012 will give them New Hampshire native For the epicurious in New York, travel the tomato from the New Englandthe New England Patriots will face son Pierce (14) for a total of 5. Edge: on down to 205 Houston Street , chowder recipe. Meanwhile backthe New York Giants in Indianapolis New York Katz’s deli.Order the pastrami on rye. at New York’s Fulton Fish marketfor Super Bowl XLVI. There is always In New York the oldest bar is sup- Say no more. Edge: New York tomato chunks had been used insomething special in the emotion of posedly McSorely’s Tavern at 15E For dessert in 1856 at the Parker Fulton Fish chowder since 1930. Thatthe day when these two cities meet 7th street. Opened in 1854. It’s a House in Boston hotel Chef Sanzain practice continued and the Fulton fishin a sports championship. There is national historical landmark. From came up with the “Boston cream pie”. chowder became known as it is calleda rivalry that is so strong it almost it’s floor covered in saw dust to it’s Ninety years later at Junior’s restau- today, Manhattan style.They bothseems irrational. It can be the Yan- ceiling, where you will find old poultry rant in downtown Brooklyn Chef Eigel are delicious. It is simply a matter ofkees playing the Red Sox. Years ago wishbones, said to have been hung Peterson perfected the delightful taste. As for the football game, basedit was the Knicks playing the Celtics. by soldiers leaving for the first World “Junior’s cheese cake.” On the des- on the above chowder facts we canIt even goes beyond the sports arena. War. In Boston at 45 Union Street you sert under card New England brings conclude that the winning team will beTheses two cities have contributed so will find the “Bell in Hand”. It is said us Ben and Jerry’s ice cream against in a red, white and blue uniforms. Themuch to American history. They have to have been in business since 1795. the timeless, soda shop classic “New blue came from whoever threw thegiven us the essence of Americana. Opened by Jimmy Wilson, Boston’s York Egg Cream.” Edge:even overalls in Mrs. Murphy’s chowder.Page 6 The San Clemente News
  7. 7. The San Clemente News The Only Weekly Newspaper Exclusively for the San Clemente Area February 3, 2012 A CHOCOLATE AND WINE PAIRING EVENT AT THE ORANGE COUNTY CENTER CLUB The Cocoa Family Foundation presents anevening of chocolate and wine at The Center Clubin Orange County on Friday, February 10th. Manyvarieties of cocoa will be paired with wine: startingwith cocoa beans and roasted nibs, then movingto pre-tempered and ready to eat dark and milkchocolate. The proceeds from the event will benefit cocoafarmers and education them in becoming sustain-able, improving their livelihoods, assisting with theOrganic and Fair-Trade certification process andhelping address the worst forms of child labor inthe cocoa growing communities. “When a prod-uct is titled Organic, it may not be, unless thereis traceability and transparency for the source,”states communications director Fior Garcia. “Wehelp companies set in place an independent andcredible system of farm monitoring, certification andverification for their suppliers.” “While guests experience cocoa in all it’s variousforms – cocoa beans, fermented cocoa nibs, pre-tempered and post tempered chocolate, they willalso support our efforts to stop the worst forms offorced child labor and help to create sustainablefarming practices in the cocoa community,” saysMrs. Garcia. The event will take place on Friday, February10th, 2012 6PM – 9:30PM at The Center Club inOrange County - 650 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa,CA 92626. Price: $15 Early registration, $25 at thedoor. To RSVP, call 800-707-1534 or visit www.cocoafamily.org (Complimentary Valet Parking) MUSIC ED 4 U, INC. • Step-by-Step Teaching Material • Age Level and Ability Appropriate Programs Piano Instructions for Preeschoolers to Adults • Easy for Special Needs Students • 40 Years Teaching Experience LIMITED TIME ONLY! 10 Week Lesson Class only $ 100 NEW STUDENTS ONLY. Any Age! PreSchool to Adult! Limited enrollment. Please hurry as these classes fill up fast! CAROL LYNN CLARK is a Cali- Carol was a Piano Pedagogy She is also registered Levels 1-6 fornia native, born and raised in Orange County and has been Major at CSUF and studied with Earle Voorhies. Carol was provi- in SAA. The studio program in- cludes a weekly lesson, monthly Carol Lynn Clark 949-542-3182 a private piano teacher for 40 sional, apprentice, then active class, quarterly recital, and yearly years. She was a pupil of Susan status teacher in the MTA. performance. Talevich and completed MTA level 10 in Susan’s studio. 7 Sablewood Circle, Ladera Ranch, California 92694 (Studio located on Bannister Street, off Eton & O’neil) The San Clemente News Page 7
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  12. 12. February 3, 2012 The Only Weekly Newspaper Exclusively for the San Clemente Area The San Clemente News Society Scene by Kelly Bennett Exclusively for the San Clemente News INAUGURAL GALA FOR NEGU NETS $100K FOR LITTLE Austin Gatus plays a duet with John Tesh GIRL’S DREAM The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort and Spa was the setting for the firstannual “NEGU” Gala where over 500 attendees enjoyed a fabulous dinner,an exciting silent auction, a very competitive live auction and then a stun-ning performance by two time Grammy nominee John Tesh. “NEGU” is theacronym for Never Ever Give Up, the motto for young Jessie Rees, a caring12 year old girl who was fighting two inoperable brain tumors. Jessie’s wishwas to deliver the NEGU message to every kid fighting cancer in the UnitedStates so they can stay strong and never ever give up. The NEGU Founda-tion is all about “encourage-care” for patients and their parents so no one Ron and Toni Andrews Artist Tom Clark with his LIVE muralstands alone. The evening was stellar; the grand ballroom was set with colors of blue andwhite with exquisite table displays and décor, even the guests were dressedto impress. The VIP reception had guests enjoying passed hors d’oeuvresand adult libations while perusing the silent auction items. Opportunity ticketswere also for sale for items to win that were favorites of young Jessie. Along with the party atmosphere, Artist Tom Clark gave a LIVE performancecreating a mural with the NEGU logo that was quite impressive. But thosethat were there came to support the NEGU Foundation, the Rees family andof course to hear John Tesh. Opening the show was The Tony GuerreroQuintet playing sounds of classic jazz. Tesh took the stage with his currenttouring big band and sang songs such as “I’ve got the World On A String”,“Blue Skies”, “L-O-V-E” and other Great American Song Book classics. Thiswas more than just a concert as guests were drawn to the dance floor andwere able to dance while enjoying the smooth sounds of the soulful crooner.A special surprise for Austin Gatus (a Leukemia survivor); he performed the Courageous Kids honoree Cade Spinello (center) poses with his parentsNEGU theme song he wrote especially for Jessie and played a duet with Tesh. Chairing the event was Eric Reese, Jessie’s father. The committee consist-ed of Rick Brotherton, Donna Tomlinson, Toni Andrews, Michelle Danley, GinaCrofts, Laura Reagan, Stacey Woodhart, Bonnie Taylor, Shawn O’Connell,and Rob Vetter who worked tirelessly to put this gala together. Ronnie Andrews from Clarient welcomed everyone and thanked those whohave supported NEGU as well as those sponsors who gave of their time andmoney. Clarient, UPS, Brotherton Communications, Grover Family Founda-tion, Hard Hatt Construction, Tuttle Click, Signet Media Group, Marriott Hotels& Resorts, MFS Investment Management, SGL and the St. Regis Resort andSpa were just a few who helped make the evening happen. George Willis, President of Operations for UPS in North America spokeabout their involvement and why they got involved with NEGU. Two specialpresentations were made, one for the Courageous Kids Awards and the otherfor the Compassionate Kids Awards. The three who received the CourageousKids medals, Austin Gatus, Isabella Nordrum, and Cade Spinello receivedtheir medals for their fight against cancer. The Compassionate Kids Medalwent to Mandy Barnes, Jenny Formica, and Hannah Gammon for their effortshelping kids fight cancer. The Rees family - little brother “JT”, older sister Ahaya, and Dad Eric pose After dinner, the LIVE auction began. Bidders were strong especially when with Compassionate Kids Honorees Mandy Barnes, Jenny Formica, andit came to some of the items that were up for grabs; a St. Regis dinner and Hannah Gammonwine tasting for 10 people; 4 tickets to the American Idol Season Finale witha limo and dinner at Eva Longoria’s restaurant “Beso”; St. Regis Presidential giving kids the courage and determination to Never Ever Give Up. ProceedsSuite and Spa package for two; a Labrador retriever Puppy; NCAA Final Four support The NEGU Foundation™ and the quest to make Jessie Rees’ wishtickets; Hawaii vacation at the Aloha Marriott Wailea Beach Resort and Spa of encouraging every child fighting cancer to never ever give up a reality.and a Magical Disney Experience at Disneyland Resort with about $40,000 This simple little thought has become “Jessie’s Wish“. For more information,coming from these exciting items. please visit www.thenegufoundation.org. All in all, over $100,000 was brought in for the newly formed foundation Photos by Bob Ortiz Page 12 The San Clemente News
  13. 13. The San Clemente News The Only Weekly Newspaper Exclusively for the San Clemente Area February 3, 2012 FIVE MOST MEMORABLE PLAYS IN SUPER BOWL HISTORY By Aaron Smith There is no bigger stage in all of 4. Super Bowl XXIII- Montana tosports. Fans from all over the world Taylor: The Cincinnati Bengals weretune in to watch the Super Bowl. in control after taking the lead withThis is a game where great players just over three minutes left, but thebecome legends and good teams San Francisco 49ers had plentytake the next step and become cham- left in the tank. Joe Montana waspionship-level teams. As Super Bowl already nicknamed “Joe Cool”, andXLVI quickly approaches, I wanted to he showed exactly why as the 49erstake a look big at the biggest plays in went on a 92-yard scoring drive tothe history of the Super Bowl. There beat Cincinnati in the last minute. Itare so many great plays that it is hard was a ten-yard touchdown to Johnto pick just five, but I’ve put together Taylor in back of the end zone witha list of five plays that top the list of 39 seconds left that sealed the dealmost memorable plays in the history for San Francisco. #3 Harrison Rumbles for 100 Yardsof the Super Bowl. #5 Juggling Reception 3. Super Bowl XLIII- Harrison Rumbles for 100 Yards: The Arizona #1 Mike Jones Tackle Cardinals appeared ready to take 5. Super Bowl X- Lynn Swann’s a 14-10 lead into halftime over the in a game that was decided in the 1. Super Bowl XXIV- Mike JonesJuggling Catch: Lynn Swann put on Pittsburgh Steelers, but James Har- last minute. Tackle: The St. Louis Rams led 23-a show in Super Bowl X, and he was rison had other ideas. The clock ran 16 with ten seconds left when Stevenamed the Most Valuable Player of out while Harrison was running it 2. Super Bowl XLII- David Tyree’s McNair delivered a strike on a slantthe game. It was his juggling 53-yard back, which meant if he didn’t take it Helmet Catch: The Patriots looked as pattern to Kevin Dyson. Dyson dartedreception that will go down as one of all the way back the Steelers would if they were going to run the table, but toward the end zone only to be tack-the best plays in the history of this get no points out of this amazing play. David Tyree made an incredible play led by Mike Jones at the one yard line.huge game. Swann tipped the ball Some terrific blocking and amazing that changed the complexion of the This tackle has become known asto himself and was somehow able running by a big linebacker resulted game. The Giants had third and 20 simply “The Tackle.”The image staysto catch it while falling to the ground. in Harrison sliding into the end zone to go, and Eli Manning just chucked in my mind as clear as can be even toThis catch proved to be crucial as the just before Larry Fitzgerald tackled one up for grabs only to see it end this day. Dyson reaching out the ballSteelers edged the Cowboys 21-17. him. This play was a 14 point swing in Tyree’s hands that were pinned as Jones drags him down and denies against the top of his helmet. Instead the Titans a game tying touchdown. of fourth and 20 the Giants had a There are plenty of touchdown-saving huge first down that led to them beat- tackles in the NFL, but none has even ing the previously unbeaten Patriots. been bigger than this one! #4 ten-yard touchdown to John Taylor #2 David Tyree’s Helmet Catch The San Clemente News Page 13

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