Micki Carter new president of Press Club

By John Kane Michelle (Micki) Carter, former managing editor of The San Mateo Times and current journalism instructor at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, has been elected president of the Peninsula Press Club for the 2003-2004 term. Carter left The Times at the end of 1994 to accept a year’s appointment as Journalist-in-Residence in Moscow, where she worked with the Russian-American Press Information Center under a U.S. Information Agency grant. During that time she wrote two booklets on

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November 2003 Press Club board minutes

Minutes of Nov. 12, 2003, meeting of Peninsula Press Club Board of Directors at San Mateo Daily News Attendees: Michelle Carter, John Kane, Jon Mays, Justin Nyberg, Dave Price, Jack Russell, Bill Workman. Absent: Darryl Compton, Aimee Lewis, Ed Remitz. Newly-crowned president Micki Carter called the meeting to order when a quorum was reached at about 6:30 p.m. She informed the board that newly-elected secretary John Horgan resigned from the PPC board as of Monday, Nov. 10. Horgan cited lack

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October 2003 Press Club board minutes

Minutes of the Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, meeting of the Peninsula Press Club Board of Directors at the San Mateo Daily News Attendance: Michelle Carter, Aimee Lewis, John Kane, Ed Remitz, Jack Russell, Darryl Compton. Absent: John Horgan (w/notice), Jon Mays, Dave Price, Bill Workman. Soon-to-be-ex-president John Kane called the meeting to order shortly after 6:l5 p.m. Russell, Kane & Compton supervised the counting of ballots. After the vote count, Micki Carter was declared victorious as president and assumed the

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September 2003 Press Club board minutes

Minutes of the Peninsula Press Club Board of Directors meeting of Sept. 10, 2003, at the offices of the San Mateo Daily News. In attendance were Jack Russell, John Kane, Ed Remitz, Michelle Carter, Jon Mays, Darryl Compton, Bill Workman and Dave Price. President John Kane called the meeting to order at 6:25 p.m. Michelle Carter delivered the treasurer’s report. She said the club has paid one of the two $1,500 scholarships and that she is awaiting information on the

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June 2003 Press Club board minutes

Minutes of Peninsula Press Club meeting of June 11, 2003, at the Kingfish Restaurant in San Mateo. In attendance were: John Kane, Jack Russell, Michelle Carter, Ed Remitz, Darryl Compton, Bill Workman and John Horgan. President John Kane called the meeting to order at 6:21 p.m. Minutes of the May 14, 2003, meeting were read and approved, 6-0. Michelle Carter presented the treasurer’s report which indicated that the club’s operating balance was $25,490.88. It was agreed to shift funds from

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2003 Peninsula Press Club awards

FOSTER CITY — Bay Area print journalists, photographers, radio and television personnel and public relations professionals were presented with 157 awards of excellence in 68 categories at the Peninsula Press Club’s 26th annual Professional Journalism Awards dinner here tonight. The Peninsula Press Club’s annual Professional Journalism Awards Competition dinner was held at the Crown Plaza Hotel. The winners were selected from 453 entries from media professionals in the 11 Greater Bay Area counties. Competition was for work done in 2002.

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May 2003 Press Club board minutes

Minutes of Peninsula Press Club Board of Directors meeting of May 15, 2003, at the Kingfish Restaurant in San Mateo. In attendance were: Jack Russell, John Kane, John Horgan, Ed Remitz and Jon Mays. Dave Price and Aimee Lewis arrived late. Darryl Compton dropped off materials but had to travel to San Francisco. President John Kane called the meeting to order at 6:25 p.m. Minutes of the April 1, 2003, meeting were approved, 5-0. There was no treasurer’s report due

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High school journalism awards announced

For the second year in a row, the Eastside Panther of Eastside College Preparatory High School in East Palo Alto won first place in the General Excellence category of the Peninsula Press Club’s annual High School Journalism awards competition. The awards were presented at a reception May 7 in Ralston Hall on the campus of Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont. The university joined the Press Club and Hillsdale Shopping Center as sponsors for the event. This year 11

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Judge orders cities to keep salaries secret

From the San Mateo Daily News, Redwood City Daily News, Palo Alto Daily News By CHRISTINA BELLANTONIDAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER In a ruling that could echo throughout California, a judge ruled yesterday that all salaries of all government employees in California are now secret. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Rosemary Pfeiffer granted a temporary restraining order preventing a group of Peninsula cities from releasing names and salary information to the Daily News. Pfeiffer also ruled the information should be

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April 2003 Press Club board minutes

Minutes of Peninsula Press Club Board of Directors meeting of April 1, 2003, at the Kingfish Restaurant in San Mateo. In attendance were: Ed Remitz, John Kane, Darryl Compton, Jon Mays, John Horgan, Aimee Lewis and Dave Price. President John Kane called the meeting to order at 5:38 p.m. Minutes of the March 12, 2003, meeting were approved, 6-0. There was no treasurer’s report due to Michelle Carter’s absence. Darryl Compton was congratulated on his recent marriage. Compton said the

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