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San Mateo County Beaches Closed 4th of July. Gov. Newsom closes Parking Lots.

By Michael G. Stogner

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Governor Gavin Newsom announced this morning that all Parking facilities at state beaches on the San Mateo County Coastline will be closed for the July 4 weekend. Local leaders are expected to close all SMC beaches and Gov. Newsom has stated he will close state beaches in Counties closing local beaches.

No Parking equals No Beaches

If you don’t live on the coast Stay Away, Stay Home, Protect the residents that do.

If you see Brent Turner make sure you tell him Thank You. A perfect example of one single person can make a difference.

Same goes for Pacifica Mayor Deidre Martin a true elected Leader.

From County Manager Mike Callagy to me this AM. “So like Dr. Scott Morrow has said, assume everyone you come in contact with and everything you touch outside your home is infected and use the precautions listed to prevent yourself from becoming ill.

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San Mateo County Parks Open Again, Why?

By Michael G. Stogner

Remember these Parks must be within 10 miles from your residence. Only 13,004 San Mateo County Residents have been tested for COVID-19 out of approximately 771,000. The State of California is testing 20, 000 residents per day out of 40,000,000. You do the Math.

Parks director Nicholas Calderon said the county — which closed 23 of its parks on March 27 in a bid to slow the spread of COVID-19 — is “eager to welcome visitors back” so they can “experience the physical and mental health benefits of being outdoors and on the trails.”

Why doesn’t San Mateo County focus on TESTING & Contact Tracing first?

Trails will reopen in 13 parks Monday, according to the San Mateo County Parks Department.

Certain restrictions, however, will still be in effect. Visitors will have to carry face coverings, maintain a buffer of six feet, avoid mingling with people they don’t live with, and hike single file on narrow paths.

“During this time, it’s critical that park users follow the new rules developed to prevent overcrowding, discourage gatherings and that support social distancing,” he said in a statement Tuesday. “Let’s work together to ensure that parks are safe environments for everyone.”

The announcement applies to the following trails and parks:

Edgewood Park, Huddart Park, Junipero Serra Park, Memorial Park, Mirada Surf West, Pescadero Creek Park, Pillar Point Bluff, Quarry Park, Ralston Bike Trail, Sam McDonald Park, San Bruno Mountain Park, San Pedro Valley Park, Wunderlich Park, The Crystal Springs Regional Trail also will reopen to foot traffic, and the Bay Trail will be accessible through the Coyote Point Recreation Area, though the surrounding park will remain off-limits.

All those areas will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Visitors, however, shouldn’t expect business as usual. Common areas such as campgrounds, playgrounds and picnic areas will remain closed — as will some parking lots and restrooms. More detailed information on what is open at each particular park is available at the Parks Department website.

Conditions are a little different in San Mateo County, where coronavirus restrictions state residents are not allowed to travel more than 10 miles from their homes for outdoor recreation.

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San Mateo County 8 Deaths in 1 Day. COVID-19

By Michael G. Stogner

Update: July 04, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 3536 108 Deaths

Update: July 03, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 3441 108 Deaths

Update: July 02, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 3376 108 Deaths

Update: July 01, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 3311 108 Deaths

Update June 30, 2020 8:00 PM San Mateo County Cases  3248 108 Deaths     

Update: June 29, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 3141 106 Deaths

Update June 28, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 3083 106 Deaths

Update: June 27, 2020 4:00 PM San Mateo County Cases 3083 106 Deaths

Update: June 26, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 3049 106 Deaths

Update: June 25, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 2996 104 Deaths

Update: June 24, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 2961 104 Deaths

Update: June 23, 2020 7:45 AM San Mateo County Cases 2901 104 Deaths

Update: June 22, 2020 9;30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2825 103 Deaths

Update: June 21, 2020 9:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2825 103 Deaths

Update: June 20, 2020 9:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2797 103 Deaths

Update: June 19, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2770 103 Deaths

Update: June 18, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2678 99 Deaths

Update: June 17, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2653 99 Deaths

Update: June 16, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2625 99 Deaths

Update June 15, 2020 *:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2591 99 Deaths

Update: June 13, 2020 8:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 2553 99 Deaths

Update: June 12, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2533 99 Deaths

Update: June 11, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2494 93 Deaths

Update: June 10, 2020 7:45 AM San Mateo County Cases 2475 93 Deaths

Update: June 09, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2437 93 Deaths

Update: June 08, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2394 88 Deaths

Update: June 07, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2342 88 Deaths

Update: June 06, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2330 88 Deaths

Update: June 05, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2299 88 Deaths

Update: June 04, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2255 84 Deaths

Update: June 03, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2212 84 Deaths

Update: June 02, 2020 8:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 2188 84 Deaths

Update: June 01, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2169 84 Deaths

Update: May 31, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2129 84 Deaths

Update: May 30, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2104 84 Deaths

Update: May 29, 2020 7:45 AM San Mateo County Cases 2061 84 Deaths

Update: May 28, 2020 7:00 PM San Mateo County Cases 2045 82 Deaths

Update: May 27, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 2022 82 Deaths

Update: May 26, 2020 9:28 AM San Mateo County Cases 1940 82 Deaths

Update: May 25, 2020 7:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1925 76 Deaths

Update: May 24, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1847 76 Deaths

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Update: May 21, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1738 75 Deaths

Update: May 20, 2020 9:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1701 75 Deaths

Update: May 19, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1687 75 Deaths

Update: May 18, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1680 68 Deaths

Update: May 17, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1652 68 Deaths

Update: May 16, 2020 3:30 PM San Mateo County Cases 1612 67 Deaths

Update: May 15, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1575 66 Deaths

Update: May 14, 2020 7:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1536 66 Deaths

Update: May 13, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1515 65 Deaths

Update: May 12, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1497 65 Deaths

Update: May 11, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1464 65 Deaths

Update: May 10, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1453 65 Deaths

Update: May 09, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1425 62 Deaths

Update: May 08, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1398 57 Deaths

Update: May 07, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1377 56 Deaths

Update: May 06, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1341 56 Deaths

Update: May 05, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1315 56 Deaths

Update: May 04, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1281 52 Deaths

Update: May 03, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1268 51 Deaths

Update: May 02, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1233 51 Deaths

Update May 01, 2020 7:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1197 51 Deaths

Update: April 30, 2020 7:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1171 48 Deaths

Update: April 29, 2020 7:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1136 48 Deaths

Update: April 28, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 1099 48 Deaths

Update: April 27, 2020 2:00 PM San Mateo County Cases 1080 46 Deaths

Update: April 27, 2020 1:00PM San Mateo County Cases 1080 43 Deaths

Update: April 26, 2020 5:30 PM San Mateo County Cases 1054 43 Deaths

Update: April 26, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 1019 43 Deaths

Update: April 25, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 1019 41 Deaths

Update: April 24, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 989 41 Deaths

Update: April 23, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 966 39 Deaths

Update: April 22, 2020 8:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 958 39 Deaths

Update: April 21, 2020 10 :00 AM San Mateo County Case 935 39 Deaths

Update: April 21, 2020 8:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 935 28 Deaths

Update: April 20, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 920 28 Deaths

Update: April 19, 2020 no data reported.

Update: April 18, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 838 28 Deaths

Update: April 17, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 797 28 Deaths

Update : April 16, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 767 28 Deaths

Update: April 15, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 751 21 Deaths

Update: April 14, 2020 7:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 747 21 Deaths

Update: April 13, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 701 21 Deaths

Update: April 11, 2020 10:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 652 21 Deaths

Update: April 10, 2020 10:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 638 21 Deaths

Update: April 9, 2020 8:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 633 21 Deaths

Update: April 8, 2020 11:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 617 21 Deaths

Update: April 7, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 589 21 Deaths

Update: April 6, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 579 13 Deaths

Update: April 5, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 555 13 Deaths

Update: April 4, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 538 13 Deaths

Update: April 3, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 486 13 Deaths

Update: April 2, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 453 10 Deaths

Update: April 1, 2020 8:45 AM San Mateo County Cases 388 10 Deaths

Update: March 31, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 309 10 Deaths

Update: March 30, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 309 6 Deaths

Update: March 29, 2020 9:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 277 6 Deaths

Update: March 28, 2020 9:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 274 6 Deaths

Update: March 27, 2020 8:30 AM San Mateo County Cases 239 6 Deaths

Update: March 26, 2020 9:00 AM San Mateo County Cases 195 5 Deaths.

San Mateo County as of this morning reported 165 Cases with 5 Deaths. Up until today total cases were 161 with 1 Death. That’s 4 Deaths in one day.

That is a 3% Fatality Rate at this time.

You and only you are responsible for your Health and Safety.

Remember There is no cure, no vaccine and even if you test positive most likely you will be sent home.

Best of health to you

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Dr. Scott Morrow COVID-19 "Dire and Catastrophic."

By Michael G. Stogner

San Mateo County Health Dr. Scott Morrow

Wednesday March 18, 2020 Dr. Scott Morrow was on a COVID-19 conference call for San Mateo County.

Dr. Scott Morrow, San Mateo County’s Health Officer, said “the numbers could explode.”

“If I was to describe the condition in San Mateo County right now it would be somewhere between dire and catastrophic,” Morrow said. “It is capable of explosive growth in the population.”

San Mateo County has 80 Cases with one Death. as of today 3/19/20

The United States of America has only tested 1,400 (According to Congresswoman Jackie Speier.) There lies the critical problem.

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Supervisors approve Funding for Seaton Medical Center Hospital.

By Michael G. Stogner

March 10, 2020 Special Meeting held at 3:00PM the Supervisors voted 4-1 (Supervisor Pine voted No) in favor of providing $20,000,000 at $5,000,000 per year for 4 year term. The actual terms are not made yet and there are many variables that will take more time.

Supervisors Don Horsley and David Canepa had made the only motion/proposal to provide money. At one point Canepa called the $20M a loan. Now a loan is a much different subject and County Counsel John Beiers reminded Canepa that his motion was for a Grant not a loan. That is just one small example of how complicated this subject was.

The below ink is the Supervisor Meeting and Vote it starts at 3:05 mark

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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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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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Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez & Zain Jaffer & Matthew Graves cases.

By Michael G. Stogner

 

 

 

 

The public expects when their District Attorney”s Office criminally charges a person that the charges are accurate and truthful. What is the assurance that this is reality. It used to be reporters in the courtroom and producing articles covering the cases. San Mateo County used to have dedicated space in the 400 County Center Building for all the advertising businesses aka Newspapers Reporters to work on their stories. San Mateo County Government closed that and hired most of the reporters.

What if the District Attorney’s Office was used as a Weapon, or a Profit Center? What would it be worth to destroy a political opponent and his close loved ones and associates.

How much could one case possibly be worth to have it simply disappear after it already made its way through a Preliminary Hearing and all charges were confirmed.

What would the ordinary residents of San Mateo County do if they learned that was happening? How would they find out if that was really happening today? Would they look to the Governments website for that information. Would San Mateo County Counsel Attorney David Silberman notify the public if he was personally aware of this happening.

Would San Mateo County Sheriff Detective & Public Information Officer Rosemerry Blankswade notify the public if she had personal knowledge of this happening? Would she respond to all News Media questions or just those approved by Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos.

What would they do if they learned that Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos willfully issued a False News Release as he did on October 3, 2018 regarding the In-Custody Homicide of Chinedu Okobi?

What role do the seven English print media play in informing or not informing the public of Newsworthy events. A most recent example is the Redwood City Police Department September 14, 2019 DUI arrest of Sheriff Sergeant Lou Aquino and for refusing a breathalyzer and blood test which is a 1 year suspension of your Drivers License by DMV for almost all ordinary people. Google it to see how many SMC papers covered that story and what date did they report it.

Yesterday I drove up from Monterey County to attend Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez case in SSF. San Mateo County District Attorney Jordan Boyd was to take the witness stand and explain under oath how he interviewed 49 Witnesses in this case and DID NOT RECORD any of them. After an hour delay and a lot of hem hawing the Judge announced that the District Attorney’s Office has made Juan P. Lopez a plea offer,  which included NO PRISON TIME and therefore Inspector Jordan Boyd will not be testifying under oath. What a relief for the D.A.’s Office.

For any San Mateo County resident you will recall that Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez was arrested at gun point in front of his son for smuggling a cell phone and drugs to a Hells Angel member inmate at the Redwood City Jail. A reasonable person would assume that there was evidence to support those charges. There was not they were dismissed by Hon. Judge Ayoob.

There is no question that SMCDA Inspector Jordan Boyd is a Brady Officer. That is why the County Government doesn’t want him on the witness stand. Think of the Sunny Day Murder cases he worked on.

I invite any and all concerned people to join me November 6, 2019 at South San Francisco Courthouse when Juan P. Lopez and his attorneys Tony Serra and Maria Belyi announce his decision on the Plea Offer.

Matthew Graves is serving an additional 4 years in prison after he declined the District Attorneys’ plea offer. He made a phone call to a protected person a violation of the Restraining Order. That charge was added after he declined the offer to teach him a lesson. He was represented by the Private Defender Program.

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San Mateo County, Car Found on Beach south of Devils Slide.

Update 2/25/2019 San Mateo County Manager Mike Callagy has informed me that the vehicle will be removed by 2/26/2019. The County will work with the Insurance company for reimbursement. Thank You Mr. Callagy for taking care of this matter in a timely manner.

Yesterday afternoon 2/15/2019 this vehicle was spotted on the beach about 1,000 yards north of Montana Beach. Waiting for the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office to identify the vehicle by its VIN number.

Update: “This was a vehicle that was reported stolen out of Hayward. No relation to any missing person cases from our county.” Rosemerry Blankswade SMCSO Public Information Officer.

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Photos by Dan Stegink.

Car located where red circle is. Inaccessible area 200 foot cliffs.

I  sent an e-mail to the Sheriff’s Public Information Officer Rosemerry Blankswade yesterday 8:10 AM.
She must be busy not to reply. There is a good chance this wreckage is going to go back into the ocean if not removed ASAP.
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San Mateo County – Same Story

When you read Silicon Valley or Santa Clara County think San Mateo County also.

This is Great News for the Victims of Fraud in our Courts. Thank You Susan Bassi.

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Real Estate Investor Clyde Berg Supports Silicon Valley Journalism & Media Projects

Handshake Deal Brings Investigative Reporting to Silicon Valley’s Family Courts

CUPERTINO, CA—In a signature handshake deal, driven in part by Santa Clara County’s District Attorney Jeff Rosen’s recent refusal to prosecute another rape case, California real estate investor Clyde Berg has lent support to Bassi Productions for a collaborative project that strives to infuse substantial funding and investment to journalism, local investigative reporting and production projects that seek to bring media attention to Silicon Valley’s most shocking divorce and custody cases.

Historically, the wealth of Clyde Berg, and his activist billionaire brother Carl Berg, has attracted some of Silicon Valley’s most nefarious criminals and scam artists, yet Clyde Berg contends what attorney Bradford Baugh did while representing his former wife in a divorce case was the most elaborate legal scam of all.

As part of an alleged scam, Bradford Baugh partnered with fellow divorce lawyer Sharon Roper, who drafted a bogus post-nuptial agreement that was later determined to have been forged a year before Berg’s wife filed for divorce and made false allegations of sexual assault and domestic violence. Had Berg not challenged the forged agreement and false sexual assault claims during a divorce and related civil case, Ellena may have succeeded in fraudulently obtaining $10 million dollars from Berg’s estate. Ultimately, Clyde was exonerated of all charges and obtained a rarely issued formal “finding of factual innocence”, meaning the crimes Ellena had alleged, and garnered media attention from, never happened, and Clyde, at 73 years of age, should never have been criminally prosecuted based on false claims.

Susan Bassi, a local publisher and court watchdog who experienced her own seven-year divorce case in Santa Clara County, met Clyde Berg on social media after she had facilitated bringing national media attention to the domestic violence and custody case involving Kendra Scott and former San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald. Bassi was especially struck by Berg’s compassion to believe women like Kendra and Neha Rastogi, a former Apple manager who suffered years of abuse at the hands of her powerful immigrant CEO husband, Abhishek Gattani during their 10-year marriage.

Bassi and Berg are united in their criticism of DA Jeff Rosen. Bassi has publicly argued that Rosen has failed victims and wasted taxpayer money by maliciously prosecuting men like Berg, while giving men including McDonald and Gattani a free pass.

For the past five years, Bassi has been pushing local and national news outlets to cover family court cases, where court files are fraught with horror stories that include shocking details involving domestic violence, tax evasion, sexual assault, child abuse, rape, and fraud , all of which are typically ignored by law enforcement agencies and judges.

Mainstream media outlets historically have steered clear of investigating divorce and family court scandals, as it can be virtually impossible to sort out the “he said, she said” allegations that characterize these cases. The Berg-Bassi collaboration will seek to provide support for local reporting and production projects with added support requested from the 49ers, the Oakland A’s as well as tech and social media companies including; Apple, Google, 23andMe, Yahoo, LinkedIn, Oracle, Facebook, and Netflix where employees, investors and founders have been personally impacted by unethical private and government lawyers seeking to misuse the courts and incite conflict in families for profit.

“We live in Silicon Valley where stories arising from family courts should fill local newspapers and provide production content to an area quickly becoming known as Hollywood North. Silicon Valley has the money, drive and technology to support journalism and investigative reporting to watchdog elected officials and court systems. Justice is never served when the media isn’t watching, ” Bassi stated as the collaborative project was announced.

Berg’s support, combined with the support of other tech and social media companies, will allow Bassi Productions to direct funding to journalism projects, social media storytelling and non-profit organizations committed to social justice and bringing much needed transparency to California’s family courts and law enforcement agencies dealing with intimate partner violence, sexual assault and false claims made during divorce and custody cases.

To share a family court story, apply for grants, or to assist in project funding and support, contact: Bassiproductions.com, P.O. Box 2220 Los Gatos, CA 95031, or (831) 320-6421.

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