A South San Francisco man who forcibly took a woman’s dog from her arms last week will not be prosecuted because the dog had actually belonged to him at one point, a deputy district attorney said today. Read More
A San Francisco man wanted in a jealous rage stabbing in South San Francisco was found by police hiding in the victim’s bathtub covered in towels, prosecutors say.Jairo Ramos, 40, was arrested Sunday on charges that he stabbed a man once in the back and several times on the hand because he thought the victim was sleeping with his wife, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
Nine down, hundreds left to go.
In recent weeks, PG&E has tested nine segments of its gas pipeline system that the company had no hard proof could withstand high pressures.
And, it turns out, they all could: So far, no pipes have buckled nor sprung leaks, according to PG&E spokeswoman Brittany Chord. Read More
A fight among students at a South San Francisco middle school led to a stabbing Tuesday morning, police said.Police were called to Alta Loma Middle School at 116 Romney Ave. at about 11 a.m.The altercation apparently started as “horseplay” between two students during class, but the fight got out of control when one of the students involved was given a small folding knife by another student and used it to jab at the victim, police said. Read More
South San Francisco police arrested three adults and two juveniles on suspicion of attempted robbery Wednesday night, police said.The victim, a South San Francisco man, was walking in the 200 block of Alta Mesa Drive at around 9:50 p.m. when he was confronted by four suspects, one of whom was armed with a semiautomatic handgun, according to police.The suspects demanded money from the victim. The victim refused, began to yell, and ran west on Alta Mesa Drive. Read More
Seven of eight detained suspects were charged Wednesday in connection with a major pot bust in San Francisco and surrounding cities.
After raids on homes in San Francisco and San Mateo counties, eight people were arrested Monday for running a major pot operation in which the buds were infested by spider mites, San Mateo County narcotics task force Cmdr. Lt. Marc Alcantara said. Read More
The trial of a South City auto body worker accused of hunting down and sexually assaulting four joggers is set to begin Monday, prosecutors said.Raul Gutierrez Contreras, 33, is charged with multiple counts in connection to four separate attacks on female joggers in South City in 2006 and 2007. In one attack, Contreras allegedly crawled under the stall of a bathroom in Orange Park in an attempt to rape a jogger, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
A SWAT team was deployed to a South San Francisco home this morning where a 45-year-old armed man was allegedly threatening to kill people, police said.Officers went to the 600 block of Miller Avenue at about 11:45 a.m. after witnesses reported that a man was armed with a knife and making threats, according to the South San Francisco Police Department.Arriving officers found one victim who had been assaulted and suffered a head injury, police said. Read More
When 7-year-old Matteo Lopez of South San Francisco grows up, he wants to become an astronaut and explore space.
Albert Pei, 10, of Union City, has a very different dream: to become a painter.
The two boys have at least one thing in common, though. Both are finalists in the national "Doodle 4 Google" logo design contest and are now competing online for a $15,000 scholarship and $25,000 school technology grant. Read More
He was the employer’s worst nightmare, prosecutors said.A South City man fired up after losing his temp job in San Mateo is now in jail and accused of stalking and threatening his former employer.Frank Usoalii Fesili, 31, was a temporary worker at San Mateo Manpower Inc. before his alleged anger management problems got him booted off the job, according to prosecutors. Read More