Peninsula

Kevin Lin, 68, was arrested Dec. 8 in connection with the 1995 kidnapping of a 9-year-old Hillsborough resident. ( Courtesy Hillsborough Police Department via Facebook)

Suspect arrested in connection with 1995 Peninsula kidnapping

A suspect has been arrested in a 1995 kidnapping of a 9-year-old…

Kevin Lin, 68, was arrested Dec. 8 in connection with the 1995 kidnapping of a 9-year-old Hillsborough resident. ( Courtesy Hillsborough Police Department via Facebook)

San Mateo sheriff’s officials warn public of phone scam

San Mateo County sheriff’s officials are warning the public about a phone…

Officials ID Redwood City man killed in San Jose shooting

A Redwood City man who was shot and killed in San Jose…

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Pygmy goat available for adoption at Peninsula Humane Society

The Peninsula Humane Society in Burlingame is looking for a home for…

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Hoang Tran, 19, of Emerald Hills. (Courtesy San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office)

After-school aide in San Carlos arrested on suspicion of lewd acts with children

A 19-year-old man working as an after-school aide at an elementary school…

Hoang Tran, 19, of Emerald Hills. (Courtesy San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office)

Man found dead near spinning boat off San Mateo County coast is ID’d

A man found dead Sunday near a spinning boat in the water…

(Photo courtesy Penninsula Humane Society & SPCA)

Fish found in the mail now available for adoption in Bay Area

Postal workers may often spot suspicious items in the mail, but one…

(Photo courtesy Penninsula Humane Society & SPCA)
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Burlingame rug thief gets 32 months in prison

An Oakland man pleaded no contest this week to stealing more than…

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Mountain View crash victim ID’d as Sunnyvale man

A man killed in a Monday morning solo-vehicle crash in Mountain View…

Justin Rucker was arrested Oct. 22 on suspicion of evading law enforcement, identity theft, mail theft and possessing stolen property, burglary tools and altered checks. (Courtesy Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office)

Santa Clara deputies arrest man who allegedly had $80K in stolen checks

Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man on suspicion of…

Justin Rucker was arrested Oct. 22 on suspicion of evading law enforcement, identity theft, mail theft and possessing stolen property, burglary tools and altered checks. (Courtesy Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office)
Courtesy of PHS/SPCA

Peninsula Humane Society breaks record for caring for greatest number of ‘teeny, tiny’ kittens

The Peninsula Humane Society has broken possibly its cutest record of all…

Courtesy of PHS/SPCA
A Canada Goose is cared for at the Peninsula Humane Society. (Courtesy Peninsula Humane Society)

Away from North Bay fires, wild birds relocate south for care

Some rescued birds in the North Bay have gone south ahead of…

A Canada Goose is cared for at the Peninsula Humane Society. (Courtesy Peninsula Humane Society)
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Two CHP officers hospitalized after crashing in Redwood City

Two California Highway Patrol officers were injured when their patrol vehicle crashed…

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A woman who was seen at the Central Elementary School campus in Belmont on Aug. 31 is suspected of stealing credit cards from a teacher and using the cards in Santa Clara. (Courtesy Belmont Police Department)

Police release photos of suspect who stole from teacher at Belmont school

Belmont police have released photos of a suspect who allegedly stole credit…

A woman who was seen at the Central Elementary School campus in Belmont on Aug. 31 is suspected of stealing credit cards from a teacher and using the cards in Santa Clara. (Courtesy Belmont Police Department)
A screen grab from surveillance video shows a suspect in a Star Wars mask inside a Belmont donut shop. (Courtesy Belmont Police Department)

Suspect wearing Star Wars mask robs Belmont donut shop

A suspect wearing a Star Wars mask was able to get away…

A screen grab from surveillance video shows a suspect in a Star Wars mask inside a Belmont donut shop. (Courtesy Belmont Police Department)
The employee was arrested Sept. 4 after her co-workers called police to the restaurant in Redwood City. (Courtesy photo)

Bay Area McDonald’s worker held on $11M bail for trying to kill newborn in bathroom

A fast-food cashier is being held on $11 million bail after prosecutors…

The employee was arrested Sept. 4 after her co-workers called police to the restaurant in Redwood City. (Courtesy photo)
Redwood City Chief of Police JR Gamez. (Courtesy RCPD)

Redwood City police chief JR Gamez announces retirement

Redwood City Chief of Police JR Gamez announced today that he is…

Redwood City Chief of Police JR Gamez. (Courtesy RCPD)
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San Mateo County supes urge banning of cellphone use in crosswalks

San Mateo County Supervisor David J. Canepa introduced a resolution Tuesday in…

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The Uber ride hailing app is seen on a smartphone Thursday, March 9, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Former Uber contractor gets jail time for taking free rides, food

A 25-year-old former Uber contractor from Colma has been sentenced to six…

The Uber ride hailing app is seen on a smartphone Thursday, March 9, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Two suspects are believed to have been involved in an altercation at In-N-Out earlier this month. (Courtesy Daly City Police Department)

Police seek help ID’ing two people involved in dispute at In-N-Out Burger

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying two people involved in…

Two suspects are believed to have been involved in an altercation at In-N-Out earlier this month. (Courtesy Daly City Police Department)