The suspected “Cubicle Con” was charged Monday with robbing more than a dozen San Mateo County businesses, and prosecutors said he might face additional charges for alleged heists in other counties.
Nicholas Anthony Simat, 26, of Pleasanton pleaded not guilty to 13 counts of commercial burglary in connection with eight robberies in South San Francisco, three in Burlingame and two in Daly City, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
A merchant who works in San Francisco’s Design District reportedly supplied police with the necessary information to nab the Cubicle Con.
Nicholas Anthony Simat, 26, was arrested Thursday in connection with a series of brazen thefts of iPhones from Bay Area businesses. Read More
On May 16, celebrity chef Alex Guarnaschelli will be in Pleasanton on a panel judging a cooking contest sponsored by Safeway. The winner gets a chef position in Safeway Culinary Kitchens, and the winning dish will be sold in Safeway stores. Entries must be received by March 7. Visit www.facebook.com/Safeway for details. Will you be judging professionals or home cooks? Anyone can enter. Read More
Authorities are trying to determine whether a body found Saturday morning in a brushy area between Pleasanton and Sunol might be that of missing nursing student Michele Le.
The body was found near Pleasanton Sunol Road at Verona Road late Saturday morning, in a brushy area near a dirt road, according to Alameda County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. J.D. Nelson.
The body was decomposed and the gender remains unknown at this point. Read More
BART trains are delayed Thursday afternoon because of a crash involving a big-rig and another vehicle on eastbound Interstate Highway 580 between Dublin and Pleasanton that sent one of the vehicles onto nearby BART tracks, authorities said.
The crash was reported at about 2:30 p.m. on eastbound Highway 580 just west of Foothill Road, California Highway Patrol Officer Marc Johnston said. Read More
A day before BART’s newest station opens for service, agency officials will hold a grand opening ceremony to celebrate the new depot.BART’s West Dublin/Pleasanton Station will officially open up to passengers on Saturday. At 10 a.m. Friday, BART will hold a special event for the $106 million station — BART’s 44th — located between the Castro Valley and Dublin/Pleasanton stations in the East Bay. Read More
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.8 jolted Alameda County tonight.
According to the USGS, the earthquake struck shortly before 8:30 p.m. and was centered two miles north-northeast of Sunol and three miles
south of Pleasanton.
Alameda County fire officials said there were no immediate reports of damage due to the temblor. Read More