When she’s not teaching — “Can’t play cello anymore: legs can’t hold the thing,” she explains — Wentzel practices yoga with an instructor who comes to her home. She has plans to write a cello method book and although she claims her 100-year old legs have stopped working, her heels bounce rhythmically when she returns to the keyboard. “I want to live until I can’t do things myself,” she says. “And if I went deaf, couldn’t hear music; I wouldn’t want to live that way.”.
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All of which means PG&E has not deviated from its long-stated goal of having its customers put up new funds to bring its system up to the level of safety it should have had all along. The $14 million fine utility commissioners assessed against PG&E for its San Carlos misbehavior may signal some change in the attitude of the PUC, which has long given its obligation to keep the utilities financially sound a higher priority than its other big mission — keeping prices in line for customers.
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Two girls, one from Thomas R. Pollicita Middle School in Daly City and the other from Taylor Middle School in Millbrae, will talk about their experience at Tech Trek, a science and math camp held in July that is designed to develop interest, excitement, and self-confidence in young women who will enter eighth grade in the fall. The North Peninsula Branch of AAUW raises $2,000 per year to send three seventh-grade girls to the one-week Tech Trek held at Stanford University. Burlingame resident Myrn Calkins, a retired teacher from South San Francisco elementary schools who served on the California AAUW Committee on the Status of Women, will also be a guest speaker. She will talk about her experiences working for the extension of time required to get three more states to pass the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution; on the current re-interest in the need for it; and other women’s issues.