PG&E has rescheduled hydrostatic testing of portions of its natural gas lines along San Carlos’ Brittan Avenue.The testing, which was initially supposed to start today, is now tentatively scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday and continue on Thursday, PG&E spokeswoman Brittany Chord said. Read More
PG&E will begin hydrostatic testing of a portion of their natural gas lines in San Carlos today, according to San Carlos officials.The first step in the testing will be venting gas near the intersection of Interstate Highway 280 and Edgewood Road today and on Thursday. Residents may hear the venting or smell natural gas, city officials said.Affected residents were notified by letter and by telephone by PG&E, city officials said. Read More
Peninsula elementary and middle school students participating in after-school programs will see more science and technology activities thanks to a recent $100,000 grant.San Mateo County granted the money to support local cities’ efforts to implement science, technology, engineering and math programs for kids. Read More
A mentally ill San Leandro man accused of sending letters containing white foot powder to government offices in San Carlos and South San Francisco pleaded not guilty to the allegations Wednesday.The legal sized letters horrified three government employees who opened them — including a 7-month pregnant woman who got the powder all over her hands and arms, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
Hopefully this coffee thug will have an awakening.A 46-year-old man who threatened to gun down everyone at Carl’s Jr. in San Carlos after he was confronted about stealing coffee was sentenced to 42 days in county jail Monday.Douglas Walter Malone pleaded no contest to misdemeanor criminal threats in connection with the fast food eatery outburst. He was released from jail since he has already served 42 days and was placed on two years probation, prosecutors said. Read More
A 46-year-old man allegedly threatened to gun down everyone at Carl’s Jr. in San Carlos after he was confronted about stealing coffee, prosecutors said.
Douglas Walter Malone pleaded not guilty Wednesday to misdemeanor charges of threatening bodily harm and burglary in connection with the fast food eatery outburst.
Authorities say Malone regularly hassles employees at Carl’s Jr. and feels entitled to filling up his coffee cup without paying. Read More
A San Carlos woman allegedly threatened to commit suicide on the Caltrain tracks Tuesday, several days after stabbing her boyfriend’s pet lizard to death in a jealous rage.Shawn Kim Apour, 37, appeared in a Redwood City courtroom Wednesday on seven felony and four misdemeanor charges related to the massive weeklong meltdown. Read More
The strong smell of marijuana emanating from a warehouse led San Carlos authorities to an illegal marijuana-growing house and law enforcement officials were able dismantle the operation.On Friday, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office conducted a routine building inspection of a property in the 900 block of Terminal Way following a number of complaints from neighbors about the odor. Read More
When it comes to saving the planet, convenience is everything.
Rethink Waste’s recycling plant in San Carlos, which reopened in January, now uses high-tech machinery to separate paper, glass and metal so customers can toss materials into a single bin. Read More
A San Carlos man has been charged with impersonating a police officer after he allegedly went to a San Mateo County sheriff's substation and used a fake badge to obtain police reports, a deputy district attorney said today. Read More