Town Square

Post a New Topic

Atherton: New officer saves life of 2-year-old girl

Original post made on Nov 22, 2011

Officer David Gomez is one of Atherton's newest police officers but he has already been credited with saving a little girl's life with cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 12:00 AM

Comments (4)

Like this comment
Posted by Wait a sec
a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Nov 22, 2011 at 10:31 pm

Why are we paying to hire a new officer, Bill Lane, to go to OAKLAND? When Atherton cops have helped out in other cities in recent months and years, I've heard the excuse that San Mateo county has a police emergency sharing program. But Oakland?

As for Officer Gomez, good job. Suggest getting a position within a police department that has not been disgraced, however.

Like this comment
Posted by
a resident of Atherton: other
on Nov 23, 2011 at 10:10 am

That's great news that Officer Gomez did the job he was hired to do -- help the people of Atherton.

Now if only the rest of the department did the same thing....

Like this comment
Posted by WhoRUpeople
a resident of another community
on Nov 23, 2011 at 3:30 pm

Officer Gomez, I hope you see this post. WELL DONE SIR! I happen to know what it feels like to save a life and I am sure the first two posts here have not and can not take that great feeling away. My advice to everyone reading this--if you are not trained in CPR, take a course; you never know when it will make a difference.

Like this comment
Posted by Wait a sec
a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Nov 23, 2011 at 7:08 pm

You'd be wrong about that since I have saved a life and it wasn't part of my job to do it.

Not sure what prompted that nastiness from you. I just said Atherton residents should not be paying for Oakland's issues, and the department has suffered from disgraceful episodes. Both are true.

Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 3,296 views

How Does Silicon Valley’s Culture Affect Your Marriage?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 715 views


Readers' Choice ballot is here

It’s time to decide what local business is worthy of the title “Almanac Readers' Choice” — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of The Almanac.