Peninsula news: CSM names new vice president

Susan Estes was named the new vice president of instruction for College of San Mateo.

Estes began at CSM in 1980 as a faculty member in the language arts division. She was president of CSM’s Academic Senate in the early 1990s and played a key role in developing the current governance process at the school.

In 1995, she became CSM’s dean of language arts programs. She also had a major role in the creation of the campus’s Center for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

She will begin in her new post July 1.

S.F. AIRPORT

Qatar Airways considers SFO as U.S. destination

Qatar Airways officials said that in anticipation of a growing market to the Middle East, San Francisco has made the shortlist of American cities the airline is considering as a destination.

Starting this summer, the airline is kicking off service to Newark, N.J., and Washington, D.C., but it has not solidified a list of West Coast hubs.

The other cities on the list are not being disclosed at this time.

WOODSIDE

Resident appointed as honorary consul to Poland

Woodside resident Tad Taube, chairman of the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture, was recently appointed honorary consul to Poland in honor of his contribution to the country.

Taube, who was born in Krakow, Poland, in 1931 and immigrated to the United States just weeks before World War II broke out, is empowered to represent Poland in the United States in the same way as a professional consular.

He has spearheaded efforts to preserve and celebrate Jewish heritage and history in Poland.

Bay Area NewsLocal

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

Sergeant cleared in shooting of man on meth ‘rampage’

A San Francisco police sergeant has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing for… Continue reading

Protected bike lane, safety measures proposed for dangerous stretch of Folsom Street

Folsom Street between Second and Fifth streets has been the site of… Continue reading

Giants to host first leg of Bay Bridge Series

Among the changes made to the Major League Baseball schedule this year… Continue reading

Heat wave expected to hit the Bay Area this weekend

Much of the Bay Area and Monterey Bay region will face excessive… Continue reading

California’s eviction ban is ending. Gov. Newsom and lawmakers have 3 weeks to extend it

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers face an 18-day deadline to… Continue reading

Most Read