A 50-year-old San Bruno woman was seriously injured Sunday afternoon in South San Francisco when she lost control of her car and crashed into a tree, police said.
The woman was driving east on South Spruce Avenue at about 4:30 p.m. when, for unknown reasons, she drove onto the sidewalk and struck the tree, according to police.
The vehicle overturned and came to rest on its roof, police said. Read More
A 65-year-old man was injured when he was struck by a car in South San Francisco on Monday night, police said.
The victim, Herman Britt, was jaywalking in the 200 block of Grand Avenue when he was hit around 8:45 p.m., police said.
Britt was wearing dark clothing, making it difficult for the driver to see him in the roadway, according to police. Read More
The bank robber law enforcement officials have dubbed the “Mr. Magoo Bandit” has struck again.The suspect has been linked to 12 bank robberies throughout California, one of the most recent of which was in the Bay Area, according to the FBI. 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
Police are warning South San Francisco residents about a grabby creep that may have tried to abduct a schoolgirl Monday morning.The suspect, described as a short black man with dreadlocks, grabbed the juvenile by the arm and tried to pull her away as she was walking in the 700 block of Camaritas Avenue around 8:45 a.m.She demanded that he let go and was able to free herself from the perv. She escaped to a nearby school and was not injured, police said. Read More
A 14-year-old boy was killed and another wounded in a shooting in South San Francisco on Sunday night, a police sergeant said today.The two boys were standing with a third teenager in the 600 block of First Lane at about 8:50 p.m., when as many as four suspects drove up in a black 2004 or 2005 four-door Honda Civic or Accord, South San Francisco police Sgt. Joni Lee said.At least one of the suspects opened fire on the three boys, wounding two of them, Lee said. Read More
A pint-sized perv’s attempt to kidnap a woman jogger in South San Francisco on Saturday failed when she kneed him twice in the groin, police said. She did not report the incident to police until Wednesday. The woman was jogging on Centennial Way, just north of Spruce Avenue, when the 5-foot, 4-inch creep grabbed her from behind by the waist around 7:30 a.m. 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
Over the past three seasons, the South San Francisco football team has done very well in its nonleague schedule, and this year has been no different.
South City has rolled to two nonleague wins, the most recent coming in a 25-0 win against Capuchino on Friday.South City coach Frank Moro said his team has played outstanding defense, allowing seven points in two games, but that it’s “something we’re relying on a bit too much.” Read More
The San Francisco man charged with a vicious kidnapping and rape in an abandoned South San Francisco home forced his victim into a water heater closet, urinated on her and later smashed her face against a bathroom wall and on the toilet tank in a methamphetamine-fueled rage, prosecutors said Tuesday. Read More