An unemployed cabbie was convicted Thursday of stalking a Brisbane police officer in protest of his DUI arrest.
Prosecutors said Khalil Jaser called his arresting officer 152 times -- leaving 54 messages over three weeks -- following his July 28 bust on suspicion of misdemeanor DUI. Read More
Police in San Mateo County arrested 12 people Friday during a tap operation to keep alcohol out of the hands of minors.
Officers from the Consumption of Alcohol Suppression Team participated in this statewide enforcement, arresting 12 adults who provided alcohol to minors, according to police. Read More
The man suspected of DUI who allegedly phoned the arresting officer 152 times – leaving 54 messages over three weeks– is back in custody after police arrested him again on charges of skipping out on the start of his jury trial.
Despite not showing up for court Jan. 22, 48-year-old unemployed cabdriver Khalil Jaser of Burlingame was apparently not hiding. The activity on his Twitter account continued and GPS information showed some of the recent posts were made from his hometown. Read More
The man who allegedly avenged his DUI arrest in Brisbane last summer by calling the arresting officer 152 times — leaving 54 messages over three weeks — failed to show up to court Tuesday for the start of his jury trial.
However, Khalil Jaser, 48, of Burlingame appears to continue his activity on Twitter. Using an account under his name, tweets have threatened the Brisbane police officer; dozens of bizarre anti-Semitic rants have also been posted. Read More
Voters in the Brisbane Elementary School District on Tuesday were close to rejecting a $156 annual parcel tax that school officials say would have closed a $500,000 budget deficit.
Because the measure involved a tax, it was required to pass by two-thirds of the vote. With 1,218 votes cast, 65.7 percent voted for Measure Q, falling short of the threshold. Read More
A crooked bookkeeper for a Brisbane engineering company was ordered to pay nearly $80,000 in restitution Tuesday, after prosecutors say the unmonitored employee went to town on the company’s credit card and checkbook.Claudia Prior, 37, pleaded no contest this past fall to felony charges of embezzlement and identity theft stemming from thefts that occurred between July 2009 and July 2011, San Mateo County Chief Deputy District Attorney Karen Guidotti said. Read More
Crooked self-employed bookkeeper Kenneth McCall showed “no remorse” when he was sentenced Thursday for swindling a widowed Iraqi war veteran, according to San Mateo County prosecutors. Read More
A power outage has left some 6,500 PG&E customers in the dark in parts of San Francisco, Daly City and Brisbane on Tuesday night, a utility spokesman said.
The outage was reported at 6:11 p.m. Tuesday evening and power is expected to be restored to all customers by 11 p.m., spokesman J.D. Guidi said.
The outage is impacting customers in areas including San Francisco's Visitacion Valley neighborhood, northern Daly City and portions of Brisbane, Guidi said. Read More
San Mateo County is a good place to start a business for a number of reasons. It ranks second nationwide after Santa Clara County in terms of overall venture capitalist investments, and has a vibrant community for biotech, software, IT and other firms.
Yet while schools, airports and good weather are other dividends, many companies nonetheless decide to leave the county once they make it — a plight the county shares with San Francisco and Santa Clara counties. Read More
Brisbane is floating a business license tax on November’s ballot that will not affect a single company currently in the city, but it could have a major impact on future revenue for the general fund.
The measure is centered on Recology, the company embroiled in a controversial fight to maintain a monopoly over San Francisco’s trash collection. Read More