South San Francisco: Investigation underway into apparent homicide-suicide

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO – Authorities are investigating an apparent homicide-suicide in South San Francisco. Just before 8 p.m. Thursday, officers were asked to do a welfare check at a home on Chestnut Avenue, the South San Francisco Police Department said in a news release. Officers found a man and a woman dead inside the home. … Read more

East Palo Alto: Second man arrested in connection with fatal Fourth of July stabbing

EAST PALO ALTO – A second person has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 33-year-old man Monday night in East Palo Alto, according to police. Ceferino Vasquez Lopez, 29, of East Palo Alto, was arrested Thursday, East Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Jeff Liu said in a statement. Lopez was identified … Read more

Containment of Edgewood Fire reaches 95%

REDWOOD CITY — The Edgewood Fire burning near Redwood City was almost fully contained as of Thursday afternoon, according to Cal Fire. The fire ignited at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday near Rocky and Eastview ways in Edgewood Park & Natural Preserve. Evacuation orders were issued but later downgraded to advisories. As of 5 p.m. Thursday, the … Read more

Pride flag burning at Pacifica school being investigated as possible hate crime

PACIFICA – The burning of a pride flag at a Pacifica elementary school is being investigated as a possible hate crime, police said. The incident was reported at a city-operated after-school program at Sunset Ridge Elementary School on the afternoon of June 6, according to the Pacifica Police Department. Officers learned someone had removed a … Read more

History Made: 2 Latinas Elected to Run Sheriff’s Departments in the Bay Area

Two of the first Latinas ever elected to run sheriff’s departments in California will be serving the Bay Area.  For the last 21 years, Christina Corpus has worked her way up the ladder in the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Department and now, she’s putting together a transition plan after being elected to lead the entire department. … Read more

Shooting threat reported at San Mateo middle school

SAN MATEO – A student at Borel Middle School in San Mateo will not return to campus following a report Saturday that they were viewing images of weapons and a list of student names on their laptop computer, according to the San Mateo-Foster City School District. The San Mateo Police Department on Sunday confirmed that … Read more

San Mateo Supes to Consider $1M Funding for Planned Parenthood

San Mateo County’s Board of Supervisors will consider on Tuesday providing $1 million to Planned Parenthood, as a show of support for women’s reproductive rights. Financial support would go toward equipment and technology for Planned Parenthood Mar Monte to fund increased services and improve access to abortion in the county. Funding would come from the … Read more