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“Wine Country Marines” James Brown mentions “Money Laundering”

By Michael G. Stogner

I see “$10M CASH” of “federal taxpayer dollar purchased productions” I don’t see a big mess, I don’t see “Surplus”

Money Laundering was the first thought that came to my mind, when I read and watched ABC 7 News report.

This is from ABC 7 Investigative Reporter Dan Noyes who first reported this Thursday January 13, 2022 at 6:12 P.M.

“We don’t want anybody to take this and put it on eBay because that’s in essence money laundering, you’re taking federal taxpayer dollar purchased productions and you’re turning it into cash for you,” Brown said, continuing, “We’re not going to allow that, but what we do want to do is get this into the hands of any organization that serves the community. If you’re out there serving the homeless or doing a food kitchen or a shelter, if you’re treating patients, any of that.”

Who in San Mateo County Government gave James Brown the $10,000,000 of PPE aka federal taxpayer dollar purchased productions?

This action happened before January 13, 2022 at 6:00 P.M. When Wine Country Marines Facebook page said

Large Donation of PPE
Updated: 2 days ago

The Wine Country Marines are excited to announce a partnership with the San Mateo County Department of Emergency Management. Specifically, the County DEM has graciously donated to the Wine Country Marines a very large supply of excess inventory of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) that they were provided by FEMA, to be shared with the community at large.

So James Brown (whoever he is) announced San Mateo County Graciously Donated to the (Wine Country Marines) whoever they are the $10,000,000.00 of PPE. 12 minutes before Dan Noyes reported the story.

Dan Noyes ABC 7 News was first to report this on January 13, 2022

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Wine Country Marines, Please pause the SMC PPE Give away effort.

By Michael G. Stogner

First let me start by saying I have the Highest Regard for the United States Marine Corps. Sgt. Norman S. Stogner and Emily Greer Stogner, My aunt and uncle were one of the first couples married in Hawaii in their Marine Uniforms on April 14, 1945. They are both laid to rest at Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, San Mateo County. Plots S 1195 & 1196.

Link to confirm

I am asking you to Stop and Pause any further actions regarding the reported $10,000,000 of PPE that was first reported by ABC Investigative Reporter Dan Noyes on January 13, 2022. I noticed your Facebook page dated January 13, 2022 at 6:00PM titled Large Donation of PPE, Please notify all non-profits and organizations that could use PPE to serve their citizens in the community.

This has happened so fast, and that is one of the reasons I’m respectfully requesting a Stop and Pause.

The other is this PPE is not surplus, it should have been distributed to San Mateo County Nurses, Doctors, Hospitals, Nursing Homes etc. or if not needed there Santa Clara County right next door to San Mateo County has just made an emergency request for PPE.

Thank You for considering my request, I have also asked A.G. Rob Bonta to stop this until this can be sorted out.

Best of Health to you and yours.

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Federal Government should Investigate.

Letter to Editor

I am a San Mateo County citizen, resident and taxpayer.

San Mateo County should not investigate the 10 million dollars worth of P.P.E. / Protective Personal Equipment that was damaged by negligence, boxes outside for several months not protected from the elements or persons. I am grateful that this story was reported by ABC / KGO TV. The Federal government should be the agency that investigates the wrongdoing of San Mateo County, and the San Mateo County Manager Mike Callagy.

Sincerely,

Mark De Paula

San Mateo, California

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$10M PPE, San Mateo County Investigating Itself again. Bad Idea.

By Michael G. Stogner

The Residents, Elected Officials and Candidates are fine with that.

Most recently San Mateo County Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos, SMCSO Captain Christina Corpus, and Retired Sgt. Jeffrey Kearnan Investigated the Sheriff’s Activity League Embezzlement and Money Laundering that involved several people and hundreds of thousands of dollars.

photo by Dan Noyes

San Mateo County News.com is going on the record to say that San Mateo County Manager Mike Callagy is the last person that should be involved in the Investigation of the reported $10,000,000 of Personal Protective Equipment PPE that was stored outside on the San Mateo County Event Centers property for more than three months. County Manager Mike Callagy is RESPONSIBLE.

A reasonable person would would know “He can not Investigate Himself” but don’t forget this is San Mateo County where the residents are fine with the Conflict of Interest, and “Those Who Matter.”

Congresswoman Jackie Speier said the Obvious. “It has to be investigated.”

What she did not say is by who?

So for now it’s early since this story was reported by Dan Noyes, the amount is $10,000,000.

It involves Federal Money.

It involves PPE not cleaning supplies.

It involves Brand New PPE not Surplus.

The cause of this damage is Negligence, Not California Rain.

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Zain Jaffer said “He wants to Help Others”

By Michael G. Stogner

Former San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez is in court today January 12, 2022 at 9:30 A.M. in Courtroom 2G. The Judge hearing the Motion is Hon. Judge Joseph Scott.

You will recall that Defense Attorney Tony Serra respectfully asked Judge Scott to recuse himself for Bias. He hired a law firm in Riverside and declined.

San Mateo County Counsel Attorney Joseph Charles is representing SMC District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe who has been doing everything possible to not have to Testify underoath in this case.

The six charges that are in court today over 7 years after District Attorney Steve Wafstaffe gave a News Press Release in front of Television crew to announce that Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez was Arrested and Charged with Smuggling a Cellphone and Drugs into the Maguire Jail and gave them to a Hells Angel Gang Member. That NEVER Happened.

On that day standing in front of those News cameras, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe, William Massey, John Warren, Jordan Boyd, Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos, Sgt. Jason Peardon, Lt. Andrew Armando, San Mateo County Counsel all knew or should have known those charges were 100% FALSE.

Now today in court the remaining 6 charges and the ONLY charges that DDA Kimberly Perrotti want the jury to hear or know about is Mortgage, Insurance and Election Fraud.

Did Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez vote from Both of his residences? Nope only Redwood City, where his car was broken into. That is where Jordan Boyd knew he lived.

Remember in 2014 Sheriff Deputy Juan Pablo Lopez reported to the San Mateo County Sheriff Office that his car was broken into in the garage area of his Redwood City Condo. When he was asked by the Deputy who took the report, do you have any idea who might have done this?

Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez responded, “The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Gang Task Force.”

Has the SMCDA’s Office ever asked the Gang Task Force to break into cars? Ask Jamie Draper.

Documents stolen in Car Break-in included Mortgage and Insurance issues. “BACKPACK”

I am 100% in favor of the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office and the Sheriff’s Office making sure that their employees are honest. That they would NEVER file a False Police Report, or Affidavit for a Search Warrant, or check the owner occupied box on a Mortgage Refinance Application, or spend the Insurance settlement Check received for damage in the Kitchen on something else. You want to make sure you employees are the right Moral Character like the 45 mentioned in the Gross Misconduct in the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Document.

Has SMCDA Inspector Jordan Boyd started his own investigation of any of the 45 men named. There is a pretty good chance he would find some Mortgage and Insurance Fraud cases in that group.

2010 Female San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Whistleblower on Gross Misconduct.

Zain Jaffer on July 2, 2019 in a San Mateo County Courtroom you stated that You wanted to help others who were innocent. I have recommended the Juan P. Lopez case to you several times since that day. I hope you meant what you said.

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Aldon Smith has Both of these 2 conditions.

By Michael G. Stogner

Wonderful photo by SMDJ of Aldon Smith, Definitely NOT a Booking Photo.

Most DUI cases are prosecuted as misdemeanors. But the offense may be charged as a felony if someone is injured or you have four (4) or more prior DUIs on your record.3 Some convictions carry jail time for California DUIs.

Why is his case being charged as a misdemeanor? 21-SM-014538-A | The People of the State of California vs. Aldon Jacarus Ramon Smith

Where was he for over 5 hours after the accident at 1:27 P.M. on December 6, 2021 before he got booked into SMC Jail?

What time was the BAC .288 recorded?

What time did he contact Defense Attorney Joshua Bentley?

Aldon Smith’s next court date is January 26, 2022 at 2 P.M.

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What does Dr. Scott Morrow say? County Manager Mike Callagy says “COVID is out there.”

By Michael G. Stogner

How many Children under the age of FIVE live in San Mateo County?

From Today’s San Mateo Daily Journal Article Hospitalizations Spiking in SMC.

“We’re not shutting down, society is not shutting down but COVID is out there.”

“I don’t want people to be alarmed. We can take care of those we need to take care of right now,” County Manager Mike Callagy said.

“So far, we’ve been able to manage. I expect we’ll be able to manage through this and we hope the peak is on the horizon here,” Callagy said,

This sounds like Rosanne Faust back in March of 2020.

‘Just facts on virus, not fear’: SAMCEDA aims to educate – San …

https://www.smdailyjournal.com › coronavirus › just-facts…Mar 13, 2020 — Facts about the coronavirus, not fear, is the goal of San Mateo County Economic Development Association, executive Rosanne Foust says.

This was Predictable it’s going to get worse.

Google Search the Crimson Contagion Functional Exercise 2019

What does Dr. Scott Morrow say?

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San Mateo County, Protect the Children, It’s in the Air.

By Michael G. Stogner

Children under 5 can not be vaccinated yet. What are you going to do to PROTECT THEM?

Children ages 4 and younger hospitalized with COVID-19 increased by 791% in the last month.

335% for kids ages 5 to 11

1,047% for 12- to 18-year-olds in the same time period.

Source

Children under 5 can not be vaccinated yet. COVID-19 particles are an airborne virus. You can’t see it or smell it.

Now think about smelling cigarette/cigar/BBQ you might not see the smoke in the air but you can smell it. That is how COVID-19 can infect people.

I recommend you read the Crimson Contagion Functional Exercise of 2019. What is happening today was Predictable.

Stay safe and protect the Children.

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Six4Three vs. Facebook in Court today.

By Michael G. Stogner

CIV533328 | SIX4THREE, LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY vs FACEBOOK, INC, A DELAWARE CORPORATION

Today 2 P.M. Courtroom 2J

If you think you are going to sue Facebook. I recommend you pack a lunch, this is going to take awhile. This case was filed in 2015.

01/07/2022 Complex Case Management Conference

Original Type
Complex Case Management Conference

Complex Case Management Conference 01/07/2022 ~CIV Minute Order

Judicial Officer
Foiles, Robert D

Hearing Time
2:00 PM

Result
Held Parties Present

Plaintiff

Attorney: BATHAEE, YAVAR

Attorney: DUNNE, BRIAN J.

Defendant

Attorney: MEHTA, SONAL N

Defendant

Attorney: MEHTA, SONAL N

Defendant

Attorney: MEHTA, SONAL N

Defendant

Attorney: MEHTA, SONAL N

Defendant

Attorney: MEHTA, SONAL N

Defendant

Attorney: MEHTA, SONAL N

Defendant

Attorney: MEHTA, SONAL N

Participant

Attorney: BATHAEE, YAVAR

Attorney: DUNNE, BRIAN J.

Participant

Attorney: RUSSO, JACK

01/07/2022 Party appeared by audio and/or video

Comment
Above Noted Counsel & Facebook/Meta In House Counsel Ariel Ruiz. Pro Hac Vice Attorneys Andrew Williamson and Edward Grauman on behalf of the Plaintiff.

01/07/2022 Notice of Hearing re

Clerk's Notice of Hearing

Comment
Anti-Slapp Motion as to Individual Defendants on 01/28/22 at 2:00 pm

Next court date:

  • 02/18/2022 Objections to Report of Special Master Judicial Officer
    Foiles, Robert D Hearing Time
    2:00 PM Comment
    Objection to Discovery Special Master’s Report & Recommendation




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Family Court Judges, Rule on Unvaccinated Parents and Children. “This child needs to be protected.”

By Michael G. Stogner

Everybody and their mother knew this day was coming, as if Family Law Courts were not expensive enough as they are. But this is an issue that the parents are bringing on themselves. Judges around the Country are making rulings to protect the Children when one of the Parents chooses not too. Also now being Vaccinated is part of the Custody equation. If a parent refuses to get vaccinated or refuses to get his/her children vaccinated it could/will impact the outcome of which parent gets custody.

Today LATIMES Article

Family courts weigh in on vaccinations
What happens when one divorced parent hasn’t gotten the shot? Judges take up issue.
By Emily Alpert Reyes
Flanked by their lawyers, the divorced parents hashed out an agreement outside the Pasadena courtroom and returned to inform the judge: They had agreed their young son would get the COVID-19 vaccine.
“Absolutely he needs to be vaccinated,” Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Harvey A. Silberman said.
Then he asked the parents: “Are the two of you vaccinated?”
The mother said yes. The father said no. “Sir, you better get vaccinated,” the judge said, according to a court transcript. “Or you could very well lose time with your child unless you have a medical reason not to.”
As children and teens have become eligible for COVID-19 shots, divorced parents have clashed in court over whether to get kids vaccinated. In some cases — including the one now before a judge in Los Angeles County — family courts have also started to weigh in on parents being vaccinated against the coronavirus.
In Illinois, a judge made headlines after ruling that a mother could not see her 11-year-old son until she had gotten vaccinated, a decision that was later rescinded.
In New York, a father was suspended from visits unless he got vaccinated or underwent regular testing. “The danger of voluntarily remaining unvaccinated during access with a child while the COVID-19 virus remains a threat to children’s health and safety cannot be understated,” Judge Matthew F. Cooper wrote.
Attorney Lloyd C. Rosen, who represents the New York father, said his client is getting tested regularly in order to keep seeing his daughter but has filed a notice to preserve his right to appeal the ruling.
Rosen argued that the court had overstepped. Vaccinations and other medical decisions often come up in custody cases, since “it’s not uncommon for parents to disagree regarding medical care or treatment for a child,” he said.
“Here the court is not stepping in and making a decision for the child that the parents can’t make,” Rosen said.
“The court here is stepping in and making a decision for a parent regarding themselves — as a condition to their parental rights.”
Cooper, the judge in that case, wrote that the question was not whether he could require an adult to be vaccinated, which “would stretch the authority of a matrimonial court to unprecedented lengths,” but whether the mother could make vaccination or testing a condition of the father visiting the child.
At the L.A. County hearing, the divorced father said he had medical reasons for not being vaccinated, but Silberman seemed skeptical. In a court order, he directed the father to either provide a medical exemption from his doctor or show that he had gotten vaccinated against COVID-19.
If the father genuinely has a health reason for not getting vaccinated, “I want to know what the medical evidence is,” Silberman said during the hearing. “This child needs to be protected.”
The move surprised attorney Patrick Baghdaserians, who represents the mother. Although Baghdaserians said he is aware of judges supporting COVID-19 shots for children when the issue has arisen in custody cases, “I’ve never seen a judge take the next step, which is … if one of the parents is not vaccinated, that potentially exposes the child to harm.”
Baghdaserians praised the judge and said that if the order were ignored, his client would seek to change the custody arrangement. The mother is supportive of COVID-19 vaccination, he said.
Attorney Alphonse Provinziano, who represents the father, said his client had asked him not to comment on his specific case. He said that in general, California family courts have wide latitude to seek information from parents, but he was unaware of any legal authority for them to change custody based on vaccination status.
Provinziano said it’s possible that someone could try to make such a case by arguing that, “ ‘Well, I don’t think it’s in the best interests of the child’ ” for a parent to not be vaccinated. But “that, I think, would end up going to the Supreme Court of California. … It would be a heavily litigated case.”
Provinziano also argued that, in general, if a parent has a medical reason to not be vaccinated, “you can’t use that disability to say that you’re somehow unable to be a parent to your child.” He pointed to a California ruling that found courts cannot use a physical disability as evidence of whether someone is a fit parent.
The Times is not naming the parents involved in the court case in order to protect the privacy of their child.
In response to questions sent for the judge, a Los Angeles County Superior Court spokeswoman said Silberman was prohibited under ethics canons from making any public comments on a pending case.
Rachel Rebouché, interim dean at Temple University Beasley School of Law, said most state statutes that govern child custody are very broad, centering on “the best interests of the child.”
For instance, courts have been able to restrict visitation rights if a parent lives with a partner who is deemed unsafe for the child, Rebouché said.
In California, courts scrutinize the ability of parents to care for the child, she said, so “whether or not the parent will seek to protect the child from COVID is relevant to the court.”
Still, Rebouché said the L.A. County case and others raise questions about “where are the lines that you draw for what courts can permissibly require parents to do with threat of a custody loss.”
If some people see not getting vaccinated as an issue of religious freedom, “is losing time with a child a denial of that right? Or is it something else?” she asked.
John F. Banzhaf III, professor emeritus of public interest law at George Washington University Law School, argued that there is a strong precedent for courts’ limiting visitation for unvaccinated parents: child custody cases involving cigarette smokers. Family courts have ordered parents who smoke to stop doing so in their homes for 24 or 48 hours before a child visits, Banzhaf said.
In some cases, judges have denied custody to a parent because “the very fact that you would continue smoking around the child, knowing the risk, knowing how widely publicized the risks are, suggests to me a lack of concern” for their health, Banzhaf said.
The legal debate revolves around the protective effects of the vaccines not just for the recipient, but for children and teens around them. Vaccinated people can spread the virus, but health officials have stressed they are much less likely to get infected in the first place, reducing the likelihood they will pass it along.
Rosen, the attorney representing the New York father, argued that even if the father got vaccinated, that would not eliminate the possibility of him getting and transmitting the coronavirus. He also noted that the child goes to day care with other children.
“There’s just so many different ways this child could be exposed to COVID that to single out the father and make his access conditional upon his vaccination status is not only inappropriate, but well beyond any kind of reasonable determination in the best interests of the child,” Rosen said.
Banzhaf argued there was strong evidence for the risks posed to a child by spending time inside with an unvaccinated parent. In fact, he said, “the evidence is far clearer than we used to have with regard to secondhand tobacco smoke” in custody cases.
What will happen for the father in the L.A. County court case remains to be seen. Silberman gave the man roughly a month to provide the documents he requested, which he would review privately.
At the November hearing, Silberman told the father, “I hope you do have a genuine health reason for preventing you from getting” the vaccine. “I just want to know what that is.”

This was totally Predictable, I recommend every person read the Crimson Contagion Functional Exercise of 2019. I did in March 2020.

Best of Health to everyone.

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