In-N-Out Burger is ready to open its newest Peninsula restaurant in San Carlos this week, a spokesman for the Irvine-based fast-food chain said today.Construction crews broke ground at the site at 445 Industrial Road in late January, and the restaurant is expected to be open for business on Thursday, vice president of planning and development Carl Van Fleet said. Read More
The affluent suburb of San Carlos has seen at least 36 car break-ins since the beginning of May — and more than half of the thefts occurred from unlocked vehicles, police said.The thefts happen mostly during the late evening and early morning and throughout the entire residential area of San Carlos, police said.Last week, police arrested a parolee believed to have committed at least two car burglaries, but cops say there are other thieves involved. Read More
The San Carlos City Council tonight will select a new mayor to replace Omar Ahmad, who died suddenly of a heart attack in May.The council will also swear in its newest member, former city councilman and Pixar Animation Studios movie producer Brad Lewis.Lewis was appointed June 6 to serve the remaining five months of Ahmad’s council term. Read More
The Bay Area chapter of the American Red Cross is celebrating everyday heroes Thursday morning in San Mateo County at an awards breakfast.The annual event recognizes people and organizations that displayed extraordinary courage and kindness in the community, organizers said. Read More
You’d get pooped tidying up this home.Authorities say a police raid on a drug den in San Carlos led to a dirty revelation: a mom allegedly dealt methamphetamine in front of her 5-year-old daughter and forced the child to live in a home filled with dog feces.Sarah Jane DiLorenzo, 25, is facing drug and child endangerment charges following an undercover operation by the San Mateo Narcotics Task Force, prosecutors said. Read More
A three-month undercover investigation by law enforcement in San Mateo County led to the arrest of three people suspected of dealing drugs in San Carlos on Wednesday.The county’s Narcotics Task Force received multiple complaints of drug dealing at a home in the 1500 block of Greenwood Avenue in San Carlos, task force officials said. Read More
Most Peninsula cities, faced with budget deadlines this month, are balancing their budgets by cutting operation costs or services, tapping reserves, or hoping voters approve proposed tax increases and fee hikes.
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San Carlos, however, has taken a different route by focusing on outsourcing some services and marketing others to other cities. Read More
San Carlos appears set to remain without an official mayor until early June when a replacement will be named for Mayor Omar Ahmad, who died suddenly of a heart attack earlier this month.Applications are being taken through June 3 for residents interested in filling Ahmad’s space on the City Council. However, councilmembers failed to come to an agreement this week on who should succeed Ahmad as mayor. Read More
There goes free-dumb.The woman who allegedly fled a courtroom during recess after a jury convicted her of burglarizing a home in San Carlos was slapped with a 13-year prison term Friday.Jennifer Lynn Dickerson, 37, took off from court Nov. 16 and wasn’t found for more than a month, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Authorities found her hiding in an attic in San Bruno, Wagstaffe said. Read More
After years of obsessing over globes and everything geography, San Carlos whiz kid Tuvya Bergson-Michelson has put himself on the map. The fourth-grader at Hillsborough’s The Nueva School will take part in the finals of the National Geographic Bee on May 24-25 in Washington, D.C., after earning the state title in March. Despite beating out older students for the national spot, the 10-year-old didn’t gloat about his success. Read More