Peninsula: Papan to run for Assembly seat

The Millbrae City Council member and daughter of former Assemblyman Lou Papan said she willrun in the 2008 election for the Assembly District 19 seat her father once held.

Papan, a deputy attorney general for the state, joins San Mateo County Supervisor Jerry Hill and San Mateo County Community College District board member Richard Holober in the race for the Democratic nomination. Papan has yet to file officially for the race.

REDWOOD CITY

Man sentenced to probation, jail time in cart joyride case

Jasen Meyn, 24, was sentenced to 40 days in county jail and two years court probation Wednesday after being found guilty to taking a golf cart on a joyride in Belmont at 2:30 a.m. on July 22, 2006.

When police stopped him on Cambridge Avenue, he gave a false name. While police did a background check, Meyn fled, causing one police officer to fall and fracture his elbow. A jury found Meyn guilty of four misdemeanor counts but split on the felony charge of causing injury to a police officer. The district attorney dropped the felony charge Wednesday.

Fair aims to pair kids, teens with mentoring agencies

More than 700 kids and teens in San Mateo County need mentors, according to county officials, yet only a fraction will be paired with one.

On Aug. 22, San Mateo County and Redwood City officials will host a mentoring fair, where attendees can meet with various agencies and learn how to become youth mentors.

The fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Courthouse Square in Redwood City and will also feature music, food and prizes.

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