Hundreds Gather To Ride The Freedom Train On MLK Day

1/17/2011 -- Hundreds Gather To Ride The Freedom Train On MLK Day  San Mateo is flooded with supporters of Dr. Martin Luther King.  By Kenny Porpora  Millbrae Patch    Hundreds gathered on this foggy morning outside the San Mateo Train Station to  celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with the 12th Annual ride on the Freedom Train.     “His message came from the heart,” said Pat Barber, 70, of Burlingame of Dr. King’s 

Carole Groom chosen as president of San Mateo County supervisors

1/11/2011 -- Carole Groom chosen as president of San Mateo County supervisors By Bonnie Eslinger The Daily News   Newly appointed San Mateo County Board of Supervisors President Carole Groom said Tuesday she believes the county will "get through these tough times and we'll be a better county because of it."   Groom was selected by her colleagues for the top post at a special evening meeting that