Peninsula: Children’s agency names new director

The interim director for the county’s Department of Child Support Services was named as its new permanent director by the Board of Supervisors Wednesday.

Iliana Rodriguez has been the department’s interim director for the past six months. The department handles about 14,000 child-support cases in San Mateo County, according to the county manager’s office. Rodriguez earned a master’s degree in public administration at S.F. State and worked as an intern for the District Attorney’s Office 19 years ago.

SAN CARLOS

Mayor honors colleague with ‘Ratatouille Day’

In perhaps the cutest resolution in city-government history, San Carlos Mayor Tom Davids declared Friday, June 29, “Ratatouille Day.”

The resolution was adopted in honor of Vice Mayor Brad Lewis, who produced Pixar’s latest animated film — featuring a talking rat who wants to become a Parisian chef — and claims the city is “simmering with delight” over the film’s Friday debut.

DALY CITY

Single-car crash on I-280 leaves three injured

A sport-utility vehicle crashed on southbound Interstate 280 at the Highway 1 split Wednesday at 1:50 p.m., ejecting all three passengers onto the shoulder and roadway.

Passers-by helped first-responding officers with medical aid for the injured passengers until firefighters and paramedics arrived on scene.

The two men and one woman were taken to a local hospital with severe injuries. The cause of the accident is under investigation by Daly City police, according to North County Fire Authority.

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