A Daly City council member is headed for a March trial on felony worker’s compensation fraud charges after she appeared in court Monday but did not reach a settlement with prosecutors, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office. Read More
Large stores in Daly City could be the first on the Peninsula to stop asking consumers to choose between paper or plastic under a Council member’s proposed new law.
Councilman David Canepa told The San Francisco Examiner that he will propose an ordinance at the Feb. 14 council meeting that would ban plastic bags at supermarkets and other retailers with stores larger than 10,000 square feet. Read More
A woman who was shot by a Daly City police officer in San Francisco on Saturday evening, after she allegedly crashed her vehicle into a home and backed into the cop, is hanging onto her life.
The shooting happened around 7 p.m. after Daly City police tried to stop the woman’s vehicle for an unknown reason, San Francisco police Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
A vicious robber who beat an elderly Daly City woman to near-death with a crowbar during a 2008 house heist is set to be sentenced Monday.Jose Perez-Gonzalez, 31, was found guilty in November on seven of eight felony counts in connection with the horrid home-invasion robbery in January 2008, according to San Mateo Country prosecutors.After beating and robbing the 77-year-old woman in her home, he fled to his native Mexico, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
A felony fraud case against a Daly City council member could potentially make her the first Peninsula politician in at least three decades to be forced out of office because of a criminal conviction, prosecutors say.
Maggie Gomez, who was re-elected to a third term in November, is set to return to San Mateo County Superior Court on Jan. 31 for a pretrial conference in advance of a March 7 trial on 16 felony charges. Read More
Three people were injured in a crash on San Francisco’s Junipero Serra Boulevard early Tuesday morning, a police spokesman said.The two-car crash was reported at about 5:20 a.m. on southbound Junipero Serra Boulevard just south of 19th Avenue, near Interstate Highway 280, San Francisco police Lt. Troy Dangerfield said. Read More
Two motorists who got nailed by red-light cameras on the Peninsula are fighting back.
The residents of Daly City and Palo Alto have filed class-action lawsuits accusing red-light camera vendors of signing illegal contracts with several Peninsula cities and calling for the companies to reimburse those who were fined. Read More
Passengers traveling on BART trains through downtown San Francisco faced minor delays for a couple of hours Thursday morning due to an equipment problem, a dispatcher said.The problem was reported around 9 a.m. on the tracks through downtown on the San Francisco International Airport, Millbrae, and Daly City lines, the dispatcher said.Passengers were delayed by up to 10 minutes between The Embarcadero and 16th Street Mission stations, she said. Read More
DNA evidence in a 13-year-old rape case led to an arrest in Daly City on Thursday.
Willis Dismuke Murray, 30, allegedly yanked a woman off a sidewalk in Concord late at night on March 18, 1997, and raped her, police said.
In June of this year, the Contra Costa County crime lab told cops that Murray’s DNA matched evidence collected from the crime scene. Cops detained him as he exited a Daly City home Thursday, police said. Read More
A Daly City man was scheduled to be sentenced Monday for stabbing his wife to death while his kids were in the next room. Last month, Quincy Dean Norton Sr., 36, was found guilty in the cold-blooded killing of his wife, 31-year-old Tamika Norton, on July 22, 2006. Read More