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“Those Who Matter” don’t get charged.

By Michael G. Stogner

Come join me tomorrow June 24, 2022 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 2G in person if you support Law Enforcement like I do and show your support for forced to retire Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez who was Falsely Charged in the first place 7.5 years ago. You might question why IN PERSON and not on ZOOM? The answer is simple, The Honorable Judge Joseph Scott has ordered NO ZOOM for the Deputy Lopez Case. MASK UP.

Is a SMC Judge, Clerk, & Court Reporter committing Perjury, Newsworthy?

Where do you get your Information? Who do you trust to provide honest and accurate Information about your government?

Contact your trusted News Sources and ask the Editors why they chose to ignore this information?

Former SMCSO Deputy Juan P. Lopez

Former San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Juan Pablo Lopez is made of the Right Stuff. I have been reporting on his Political Prosecution for the last 7 years. When a person is arrested and Criminally Charged with crimes, ask yourself, How long do you expect the Judicial Process to last before a Conviction or the entire case is Dismissed, like the Zain Jaffer case was in 8 months? He was arrested for Attempted Murder of his 3 year old son. Why has this case taken so long? What if the case was brought to teach everybody a lesson, and there was Never any intention to take it to a Jury trial, Simply Destroy a San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy who is not a member of the “Those who Matter” Team. Think of the Financial and Emotional costs for the last 7 years.

They made a mistake/miscalculation when they went after San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Juan P. Lopez. He didn’t FOLD.

Former San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Juan Pablo Lopez, has always wanted a Jury Trial. He has never wavered, the Government has done everything possible to keep their people off of the Witness Stand for the last 7 years. The answer is simple, It’s not Illegal for the Involved parties to lie to reporters, or produce false press releases to their favorite misinformation businesses. However it is Illegal to make false statements under Oath.

Now that only matters if you have a District Attorney who will Prosecute a Judge, Clerk, Reporter, for Perjury.

Now the Question needs to be asked by the 760,000 San Mateo County Residents, Have they been Arrested yet, Have they been Criminally Charged yet? Has anything happened to them yet? If not Why Not?

The answer is simple: They are on the “Those Who Matter” Team.

Who prosecutes the Judge, Clerk, and Court Reporter SMCN.com Article

Tony Serra, “Hon. Judge Joseph Scott has PERJURED himself.” SMCN.com Article

In case you are not aware of the “Those Who Matter” team/gang, the first time I’m aware of any written evidence of it’s existence was April 25, 2007, in these e-mails I received from a CPRA request in 2008.

You will notice the top two San Mateo County District Attorneys Never asked Sheriff Greg Munks and UnderSheriff Carlos G. Bolanos, Why did you both go INSIDE that single family residence at 3474 Eldon Street, Las Vegas, Nevada that night? To be fair Not One San Mateo County Elected Official ever asked that simple question.

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Is Defeated Sheriff Carlos Bolanos Contemplating Dancing the Disability Two-step?

By Michael G. Stogner

June 7th’s election signaled a sea change for San Mateo County’s Sheriff’s Office, with challenger Christina Corpus ousting Sheriff Carlos Bolanos. The wake of this defeat has undoubtedly left Carlos Bolanos and his department appointees with a number of pressing decisions, upmost of which is what do I do now?

Undoubtedly, the number one question for Bolanos is will he follow his predecessor and attempt to go out on a lifetime paid medical disability, one in which he will receive an untaxed paycheck with medical benefits for life? When Carlos said to the press, going forward, he needed to speak to his family about his future, is that what he meant?

And if Carlos puts in a workman’s compensation claim, alleging such a disability, one qualifying him for lifetime pay, will the County question it, given the fact that he hadn’t said he couldn’t perform the duties and responsibilities of Sheriff, before losing the election? The County and its governing body, the Board of Supervisors, apparently hadn’t, in the case of Carlos’ predecessor, Sheriff Greg Munks, rubber stamping his exit……. but then again Munks hadn’t lost an election?

Will the board afford Carlos the same golden parachute, realizing the irony of his losing the election, should he allege such a disability? If the Board does, what message would it send to those county employees who have had legitimate claims which the County had contested and or denied? Better yet, what message would that send to county residents, the Board’s employer?

And given Carlos is a Carpetbagger, a person who was not a homegrown County employee and had merely gone from one law enforcement agency to another, accruing & building retirement options, versus his homegrown challenger, Christina Corpus, should the County entertain such a claim and sign off on it?

If Carlos attempts such an exit, shouldn’t that necessarily disqualify him from seeking any further public office? Perhaps not, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe has ardently supported Bolanos, ever since he (Bolanos) had been detained by the FBI & Las Vegas Metropolitan Police, in 2007, at a human trafficking site, one where indentured sex slaves, to include a minor and the illicit drug ecstasy were being sold. If such embracing of bad behavior by District Attorney Wagstaffe is any indication of things to come then I’d say the citizens of San Mateo county are going to be financially on the hook for Carlos’ exit.

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What Happens when SMC Coroner Robert Foucrault allegedly Lies to Hon. Judge Robert Foiles in Superior Court?

By Michael G. Stogner

Robert Foucrault RELEASE ALL of the RECORDS to the PARENTS of Munir Edais TODAY.

21-CIV-04737 | MUSTAFA EDAIS, et al vs. ROBERT FAUCRAULT, et al

In San Mateo County, California the 760,000 residents already know or should already know the answer is simple, Absolutely Nothing.

I recommend you look up the definition of Organized Crime and see if that fits.

Falsely telling the superior court that these were “the only responsive records withheld in this case.” PC115 (a) Felony

That should be pretty short and simple to prove either TRUE of FALSE Right?

Hon. Judge Robert Foiles could assign an Investigator from the District Attorney’s Office to Investigate the Coroners records to verify if “the only responsive records withheld in this case.” is TRUE or FALSE.

How much Time and Taxpayer Money could that Investigation possibly cost? Lets compare that with the Taxpayer Cost already Invested in DEFENDING San Mateo Coroner Robert Foucrault

This forced the Parents to choose between abandoning the forensic autopsy review and spending the rest of their lives wondering what happened to their son, or pursuing litigation. They chose litigation over never knowing.

I support the Edais Family in getting all of the records that San Mateo County Government has involving the suspicious death of their son Munir Edais sometime between January 19-21, 2020 in Daly City, California.

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Supervisor David Canepa asks Questions the other Supervisors don’t want to know the answers too.

By Michael G. Stogner

SMC Supervisor David Canepa

Yesterday April 19, 2022 at the Board of Supervisor Meeting Agenda Item 12 was titled Surplus Safety Equipment, This item was put on the Agenda at the request of Supervisor Canepa at the last meeting.

None of the remaining Supervisors had any questions about the Deliberate well planned moving of $10M of PPE purchased with FEMA monies from the secured location at the San Mateo County Event Center in September 2021.

Through Supervisor Canepa’s skilled questioning technique he was able to get answers to these questions.

Possible liability of San Mateo County having to Refund the $10,000,000.00 to the Federal Government.

The monthly expense of $23,000 per month now for the storage of the PPE in 5 locations.

Mike Callagy is thinking of Building a Wharehouse to store the FEMA funded PPE.

The Dr. Jim Lianides/Mike Callagy/Staff and possibly other word crafters “Progress Report” which was supposed to be an “Independent Investigation.”

San Mateo County Executive Mike Callagy said at the 2:58:25 mark “I think there was things in the Report that were Inaccurate that need to be Cleaned Up.” “That those changes did take place.”

That means that That Mike Callagy and his TEAM word crated the Dr. Jim Lianides Report. All FIVE San Mateo County Supervisors were cool with that.

April 19, 2022 BOS Meeting

How many of the 760,000 SMC Residents knew about Agenda Item 12 yesterday?

Not mentioned was James Brown President of the Wine Country Marines of Sonoma.

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The Wine Country Marines are excited to announce a partnership with the San Mateo County Department of Emergency Management.

By Michael G. Stogner

San Mateo County News.com is also requesting the Partnership Agreement mentioned above.

January 12, 2022 San Mateo County Department of Emergency Management DEM Director Daniel Belville who works directly for Mike Callagy communicated with James Brown President of Wine Country Marines out of Sonoma. The next day January 13, 2022 at 6:00 PM the WCM posted on their Facebook page:

WINECOUNTRYMARINES.ORG
Large Donation of PPE
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 p…

PPE Donation to Community Organizations
Time & Location
Jan 25, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
San Mateo, California

On January 17, 2022 I requested a copy of the Document for Donation of $10M PPE to Wine Country Marines James Brown.

From: Michael Stogner michaelgstogner@yahoo.com
Date: Monday, January 17, 2022 at 10:55 AM
To: Michelle Durand mdurand@smcgov.org
Subject: Document for Donation of $10M PPE to Wine Country Marines James Brown
CAUTION: This email originated from outside of San Mateo County. Unless you recognize the sender’s email address and know the content is
safe, do not click links, open attachments or reply.

Hello Michelle,
I hope things are going well for you.
Could you please send me a copy of the Donation agreement to Wine County Marines, James Brown mentioned on his Facebook page January 13, 2022 6:00 PM
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.

Thank You, Stay Safe
Michael G. Stogner
San Mateo County News.com


Caiti Busch <cbusch@smcgov.org>

To: Michael Stogner

Cc: Jennifer Stalzer

Thu, Apr 14 at 5:02 PM

Mr. Stogner, 

There was no written agreement between the County and Wine Country Marines that predates the January 27, 2022 agreement I produced to you.  There was no written agreement prior to January 13, 2022 at 6PM, and there is no separate Financial Agreement.  Because Mr. Brown is not a County employee, I cannot know what he meant in his blog post, but as far as we are aware, he was not referring to a written record.

Thank you,

Caiti

Caiti T. Busch

Deputy County Attorney

(she/her/hers)

cbusch@smcgov.org

650-363-4768

The reason I asked for this document is simple, every time someone gives me more than $10,000,000 of something I like to have some kind written verification, proof, evidence etc that I in fact do have the authority to distribute this PPE which was paid for with FEMA money.

It took San Mateo County Government 90 days to say the truth.

There was no written agreement between the County and Wine Country Marines on or before January 13, 2022.

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Mike Callagy, Carlos Bolanos, Michael Wentworth

By Michael G. Stogner

Just something to think about, webpage person even part time.

This San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office webpage is from today April 8, 2022

Lt. John Kavach on the right has not been there since sometime in January 2022. That’s almost 90 Days.

December 6, 2021 Former County Manager now County Executive Mike Callagy takes over OES

That’s over 120 days ago. This is kind of a BIG DEAL Mike Callagy taking the OES from the Sheriff’s Office. That is not a simple Name Change.

January 13, 2022 Mike Callagy said He didn’t know anything about the more than $10M of PPE left outside unprotected at the San Mateo County Event Center.

That’s funny, January 12, 2022 Dan Belville who is the Director of DEM and who works directly for Mike Callagy communicated to James Brown President of the Wine County Marines and generously donated the PPE to be distributed by WCM on January 25, 2022.

The story continues to grow thanks to Dan Noyes of ABC7 I-Team

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San Mateo County Manager Mr. Callagy, How is that possible?

By Michael G. Stogner

San Mateo County Manager Mike Callagy

Thanks to ABC 7 News Investigative Reporter Dan Noyes on his January 13, 2022 report of San Mateo County Government moving and leaving more than $10,000,000.00 of PPE outside and unprotected at the San Mateo County Event Center. He also reported the Convoy of Garbage Trucks full of PPE that left the site in the previous two months.

In his first report of several, Dan Noyes Interviewed Mike Callagy and Supervisor David Canepa a Candidate for Congress. They both stated They had No Knowledge of this. They both were quick to call it a MISTAKE, and launch an Independent Investigation to assure the public this would never happen again. Isn’t that nice.

The Question I have for San Mateo County Manager Mike Callagy and ALL FIVE County Supervisors is, How is that possible?

A New Name for an Expanding Mission: Department of Emergency Management 

“Frequency and complexity” of emergencies prompts change

SMC County Manager Mike Callagy takes the OES away from the Sheriff Office on December 6, 2021

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San Mateo County and Deleting E-mails, What is the policy today?

By Michael G. Stogner

LATIMES Editorial Today March 28, 2022

Deleting government emails too quickly is not OK
A fundamental principle of a free and open society is that citizens have a right to know what’s going on inside their government.
A crucial way Californians exercise this right is with the state’s Public Records Act , which allows people to see email correspondence, contracts and other documents held by local and state officials.
It’s how, early in the pandemic, journalists were able to reveal the details of California’s scramble to obtain medical masks, including the collapse of a nearly $800-million deal with a politically connected vendor and the decision to secretly wire nearly half a billion dollars to a company that had been in business for just three days — only to quickly call off the deal and claw back the money.
Emails obtained under the law allowed The Times and environmental activists to expose how Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration worked to influence decisions in favor of a controversial water desalination plant. And documents The Times obtained under the law showed that the state parks department let some employees live at government-owned homes in some of California’s most scenic locales for cut-rate rents averaging $215 a month.
The law is clear that state agencies must, with some exceptions, release records in their possession. But what’s not clear is how long they must hang onto those documents. And this is critical, because the government can effectively hide records it doesn’t want the public to see by destroying or deleting them before anyone asks for them. Nothing to see here! Literally.
Legislation moving through the Capitol addresses the issue by requiring that all state agencies retain digital and paper records for at least two years. State law already requires that local governments do this, but state agencies have been allowed to decide for themselves how long to hang onto different kinds of records, and the range is huge. Just within the California Environmental Protection Agency, for example, retention timelines vary from 90 days for informal emails, to a decade for documents related to environmental justice investigations of birth defects, to permanent storage of correspondence with tribal governments.
Recently, when the Department of Insurance announced plans to start deleting emails after 180 days, an employee complained that they needed access to older emails to keep track of past communications in enforcement cases. The department, already facing litigation for not releasing detailed calendars requested under the Public Records Act, backtracked on the plan to speed up email deletion.
Assembly Bill 2370 would make clear that all state records, including email, must be retained for at least two years. Its author, Assemblyman Marc Levine (D-Greenbrae), is running for insurance commissioner this year with a campaign echoing the same concerns raised by Consumer Watchdog, the group that sued current Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara for calendars detailing his appointments with industry executives who contributed to his campaign. So this bill clearly has some political overtones.
But that does not negate the fact that it would advance government transparency and serve the public interest. We urge the Legislature to continue advancing the bill.
Similar legislation passed in 2019 but was vetoed by Newsom, who said it would be too costly to store data and hire the necessary personnel to manage retaining records. The Legislature’s price tag on that bill was vague, saying that “state costs could reach into the millions of dollars.”
Lawmakers ought to do a more thorough cost analysis this time around, including taking into account advances in technology that are continually reducing the cost of data storage. And then weigh that against the moral penalty for keeping the public in the dark.

San Mateo County Government E-mails should be preserved Not Deleted.

San Mateo County News.com December 8, 2018 Article

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San Mateo County’s $10M PPE story.

By Michael G. Stogner

This is a work in progress, more questions remain.

As it turns out Several San Mateo County Employees knew a lot about that PPE product.

Here are three who knew according to San Mateo County Counsel.

Deputy County Manager Iliana Rodriguez, San Mateo County Chief Financial Officer Roberto Manchia, Department of Emergency Management Director Daniel Belville.

“County Manager Mike Callagy was not involved in these discussions and did not authorize the distribution of equipment to or through Wine Country Marines on or before January 13, 2022, and he did not have contact with Mr. Brown or Wine Country Marines on or before that date.”

San Mateo County was looking to Donate the More than $10M of PPE Prior to September 2021

This took a little while to get this information from San Mateo County Government. As you will remember on January 13, 2022 at 6:12 PM, ABC News Investigative Reporter Dan Noyes broke the story to the residents of San Mateo County. What we learned from Interviews with County Manager Mike Callagy and Candidate for Congress and former President of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors David Canepa, Neither of those two gentleman and the rest of the Board of Supervisors had a clue about the more than $10M of product. They didn’t know it was moved, wet, or about to be DONATED by the Wine Country Marines on January 25, 2022.

In December 2021, a MassVax employee working at the Event Center suggested to Deputy County Manager Iliana Rodriguez that Wine Country Marines, a non-profit organization, might be a potential recipient organization.  Ms. Rodriguez thereafter began vetting Wine Country Marines to determine whether it would be an appropriate recipient.

Question? How many other 501-C’s were vetted?

California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES)

On January 12, 2022, Mr. Belville spoke to representatives from CalOES, who approved donations to non-profit organizations. Question did they approve THIS donation?

January 12, 2022 Mr. Belville spoke to James Brown of Wine Country Marines, who agreed to help donate and distribute the equipment and PPE to organizations in need. 

You might be asking, When was San Mateo County Department of Emergency Management created? The answer is December 6, 2021 by San Mateo County Manager Mike Callagy.

SMC Website DEM

On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 12:46:45 PM PDT, Caiti Busch <cbusch@smcgov.org> wrote:

Mr. Stogner,

We’ve looked into your request, and, after reasonable inquiry, here are the facts:  Prior to September 2021, when certain safety equipment stored at the San Mateo County Event Center was moved outdoors, the County was looking to donate surplus safety equipment and PPE stored there, including equipment and PPE that was never moved outside. 

As part of this process, the County was vetting potential organizations to whom it might donate the supplies.  In December 2021, a MassVax employee working at the Event Center suggested to Deputy County Manager Iliana Rodriguez that Wine Country Marines, a non-profit organization, might be a potential recipient organization.  Ms. Rodriguez thereafter began vetting Wine Country Marines to determine whether it would be an appropriate recipient.

In early January 2022, San Mateo County Chief Financial Officer Roberto Manchia directed Department of Emergency Management Director Daniel Belville to confirm with the California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) that supplies could be donated to non-profit organizations.  On January 12, 2022, Mr. Belville spoke to representatives from CalOES, who approved donations to non-profit organizations.

That same day, Mr. Belville spoke to James Brown of Wine Country Marines, who agreed to help donate and distribute the equipment and PPE to organizations in need.  On January 13, 2022, this arrangement was confirmed, and Mr. Brown posted as much on his blog.  No PPE or safety equipment was given to Mr. Brown or Wine Country Marines prior to January 13, 2022.  We are also not aware of any County employees who communicated with Mr. Brown or Wine Country Marines prior to Mr. Belville’s discussion with Mr. Brown on January 12, 2022; as far as we know, the only person related to the County who spoke with Mr. Brown before this date about this issue was the MassVax employee who originally suggested Wine Country Marines to Ms. Rodriguez.

County Manager Mike Callagy was not involved in these discussions and did not authorize the distribution of equipment to or through Wine Country Marines on or before January 13, 2022, and he did not have contact with Mr. Brown or Wine Country Marines on or before that date.

We will continue to investigate your records request, and, as indicated in my March 11, 2022 email, I will provide an update on or before March 24, 2022.

Thank you,


Caiti

Caiti T. Busch

(she/her/hers)

cbusch@smcgov.org

650-363-4768

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San Mateo County’s Idea of Homelessness.

By Michael G. Stogner

Does this look like Homeless to you?

Some San Mateo County Manager Mike Callagy quotes from today’s LATIMES Article By Brittny Mejia

The long-term goal, he said, is to see the temporary shelters go away and affordable housing take their place.

The county is using an additional $55.3-million Homekey grant to construct and operate a navigation center with 240 units in Redwood City.

“Our Year of Working Together to End Homelessness.” In it, Callagy called this the highest priority for himself and the Board of Supervisors.

Using federal CARES Act funds and state Homekey money,

“We’re calling this the year to end homelessness in San Mateo County. This is a lofty goal, don’t get me wrong. This is very lofty. But we believe that we can get there,” said Mike Callagy, county manager. “We want to be the first to end homelessness of any county in California.”

This is the same County Manager and the same Five Supervisors that just last January 13, 2022 acknowledged to ABC 7 Investigative Reporter Dan Noyes that they knew Absolutely Nothing about several San Mateo County employees making agreements with James Brown President of Wine Country Marines a 501-c located in Sonoma County, and also President of West Coast Solution Inc, located in San Carlos, to distribute the more than $10,000,000.00 of PPE, on January 25, 2022.

I mention Supervisor David Canepa because he is a Candidate for Congress right this minute. This is what he said about the PPE.

“I don’t think it’s a San Mateo County Issue.”

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