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San Mateo County Sheriff Activities League Executive Director Barbara Bonilla on Administrative Leave.

By Michael G. Stogner

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Update: May 29 2020 Half Moon Bay Review writes article on it.

 

Update May 28, 2020 Barbara Bonilla was escorted out of her office in early February and she has resigned as Executive Director. The Website today still shows her as the Executive Director. The subject matter is Embezzlement.

San Mateo County Sheriff Activities League (SAL) Executive Director has been on Administrative Leave for the last 3 weeks.

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Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos

Barbara E. Bonilla was also  Campaign Manager for Carlos G. Bolanos’s for Sheriff 2018

Message about the program from Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos

“The Sheriff’s Activities League is an extraordinary program! I have seen the impact and difference that SAL has made for the youth of San Mateo County. The effective approach that SAL provides our youth has been instrumental in keeping the kids in our community safe while building positive relationships between law enforcement and our youth.

The relationship and interaction that a law enforcement agency has with the community is vital to maintaining public safety in building a strong community. SAL is a key program that provides our youth with the necessary skills for success. I am passionate about investing in our youth because they are the future of our community.”

Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos has not made one public comment about this NEWS.

Board of Supervisors President Warren Slocum told me today “As this is a personnel matter, it would be inappropriate to comment.”

Barbara Bonilla is a current Director for Redwood City Rotary Club.

Sheriff’s SAL Website

California PAL Vice President Barbara Bonilla

National PAL Chairman Barbara Bonilla

This is a developing story I’ll post as I get it. When you see how many people are on the Board of Directors you can imagine how many have known this information for at least 3 weeks. No other News Media has provided the residents with this story.

Update March 12, 2020 LATIMES, Barbara Bonilla is Vice President of California PAL. The similarities with San Mateo County The failure to take action. This goes back to when Supervisor Don Horsley was Sheriff of San Mateo County and Sgt. Mary Koziol R.I.P. Garfield School Redwood City.

Santa Monica to settle child sex abuse cases

City Council approves $42.6-million payout in suits alleging lewd acts with teenage boys by a police volunteer.

ERIC ULLER killed himself after molestation charges were filed. (L.A. County Sheriff’s Department) 

By Richard Winton

For decades, Eric Uller served as the Santa Monica Police Department’s technology wizard, overseeing street cameras, creating crime maps and advancing its computers. But many knew him better as an ever-present volunteer in the Police Activities League beginning in the 1980s, helping young boys in the predominantly Latino Pico area. He would give kids rides in his unmarked police car.

But two years ago, Los Angeles County Special Victims Unit detectives arrested Uller on suspicion of lewd acts with teenage boys. Uller died by suicide in November 2018 after being charged with molesting four boys. More victims came forward and the number rose to 23, with cases dating from 1989.

On Tuesday, the Santa Monica City Council agreed to pay those victims $42.6 million to resolve the ensuing sexual abuse lawsuits that were filed against the city. The settlement also resolves a claim by a woman that she was abused by another PAL volunteer.

A judge will decide how much each of Uller’s alleged victims will receive.

“These are lifelong neighbors and dear friends. To these men, thank you for being brave and coming forward, not only for yourself but for standing up for others,” Councilwoman Ana Maria Jara said after the vote. “Our community and this council walks with you on this journey toward healing and justice. Please know that your community will continue to grow stronger and bind us together with the purpose of ensuring this never happens again.”

Uller’s position with the city and his role as a volunteer with the PAL — a nonprofit operated by the city — gave him access to teenage boys. Authorities allege he molested them in his car, and sometimes under the guise of taking them for medical exams at his father’s medical office. He sexually assaulted one boy for years in the 1980s and 1990s, authorities alleged.

“The Police Department and city had repeated warnings and reports of his horrendous behavior,” said David Ring, one of several attorneys representing the victims. “Uller as authority figure preyed on the most vulnerable young Latino boys.”

Several former city employees told Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives investigating the allegations that they reported Uller’s misconduct to their bosses, and one even described him as being able to use a police car with the knowledge of top officials.

Uller’s former boss, retired Lt. Greg Slaughter, told detectives he witnessed Uller driving young boys “all over town” and reported it to his bosses. Slaughter also told detectives that an investigation launched after child pornography was found on a Police Department communications center screen “led to Eric Uller,” the report said.

The failure to take action against Uller earlier has spurred outrage in the community.

The investigation has also renewed an enduring question over how Santa Monica, a liberal bastion of wealth, treats its less-privileged residents.

School board member Oscar de la Torre, in an opinion piece in the Santa Monica Daily Press, accused the city of ignoring reports and rumors about Uller for years.

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San Mateo County has first Coronavirus Patient.

By Michael G. Stogner

Today Feb. 28, 2020

San Mateo County Health reported that Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has transferred a patient who has tested positive for the virus to a Hospital located in San Mateo County. The hospital and patient are not being named.

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SMCSO Sergeant Lou Aquino DUI Case Next Court Date April 6, 2020

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By Michael G. Stogner

March 2, 2020 Court date results next court date is April 6, 2020.

As you can see this is not his Booking Photo, for some unknown reason Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos and Rosemerry Blankswade the Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer have refused to provide it or even respond to my several requests.

On October 1, 2019 San Mateo County News.com was the first News & Information Service to report his arrest September 14, 2019 by the Redwood City Police Department at 11:30 PM near the DSA Building on Broadway Ave. He crashed a vehicle into a tree with a RWCPD Officer right behind him. He was to belligerent to qualify for First Chance in Burlingame but RWCPD did him a Big Favor by taking him there anyway. Easier to hide the arrest if he was accepted there. The Staff refused to accept him and RWCPD drove him to Maguire Jail in Redwood City where he was supposedly BOOKED for DUI and Refusing both Blood and Breath Tests, which is a loss of Drivers License for those who don’t matter.

Sheriff Sergeant Luis Dejesus Aquino retained Attorney Josh Bentley (AKA The Fixer) before any criminal charges were filed. That is always the best way to do it.

Sergeant Aquino did not appear at his last Court Date and most likely he will not appear at the next one.

I sent this story to all the San Mateo County Newspapers, The only paper to publish a story was the Palo Alto Daily Post October 25, 2019 24 days later.

Corruption in San Mateo County is nothing new, I think most residents know it exists and they are just thankful it hasn’t affected them personally. They don’t think there is anything they can do about it. So they remain Silent and allow it, this case is a perfect example.

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Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos

Why would Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos think he doesn’t have to release the Booking Photo?

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Trump Pardons Eddie DeBartolo Jr.

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By Michael G. Stogner

Today President Donald Trump has pardoned Edward DeBartolo Jr, former owner of the San Francisco 49ers.

He was convicted of Fraud.

In 1998, he pleaded guilty to failing to report a felony when he paid $400,000 to former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards in exchange for a riverboat gambling license.

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Atherton man arrested for Shooting at vehicle with child inside.

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By Michael G. Stogner

Michael Yang 37 years old arrested without incident

January 31, 2020 Atherton Police Officers arrested Michael Yang without incident and booked him into San Mateo County Jail in Redwood City for Penal Code sections 664/187 (a) Attempted Murder, 245 (a) (2) Assault with a Deadly Weapon, and 246 Shooting Into an Occupied Vehicle, and 273 (a) Child Endangerment

He allegedly fired a Semi-Automatic Firearm at a car with three adults (one being his brother) and one child inside, on Spencer Avenue, Atherton, California.

Redwood City and Menlo Park Police Departments assisted Atherton Police, which involved a Shelter in Place for several homes in the neighborhood. Excellent Job Law Enforcement this demonstrates it can be done without Injury or Death. He was transported to the Maguire Jail between 8-10 PM Jan, 31 , 2020 where he was booking in Jail.

SMCN.com will publish the Booking Photo as soon as Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos and PIO Rosemerry Blankswade provide it. Don’t hold your breath, We have requested the Booking photo of SMCSO Sergeant Lou Aquino’s DUI arrest Booking Photo for months. 

Michael Stogner <michaelgstogner@yahoo.com>
To:SHERIFFS_PIO
Feb 3 at 9:25 AM
Hello Rosemerry,
Can you please San Mateo News.com with the Booking Photo of Michael Yang?
Thank You
Michael G. Stogner
San Mateo County News.com

 

Update: 2/4/1:30PM

People v. Chihhao Yang

Superior Court Case Number 20-SF-001810-A

Charges: Counts 1, 2,3 & 4 245(B) Felony Assault With A Semi-Automatic Firearm

                Count 5 246 Felony Discharge of A Firearm At An Occupied Vehicle

He will be arraigned this afternoon Jan. 4, 2020 at 1:30 in Dept. 25, Judge Joseph Scott in Courtroom 4-A (custody courtroom) at 400 County Center, Redwood City, California.

 

Remember he was arrested for Attempted Murder.

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