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The latest on local crime and public safety.
San Carlos Police Investigating Two Burglaries in Same Neighborhood

San Carlos Police Investigating Two Burglaries in Same Neighborhood

The two incidents both happened between Sunday night and Monday, police said.
Belmont, Redwood City Teens Accused in Smash-and-Grab Gas Station Theft

Belmont, Redwood City Teens Accused in Smash-and-Grab Gas Station Theft

Sheriff's officials say the boys, both 15, took off with $100 in tobacco from the San Carlos gas station.
Former Corrections Officer Accused of DUI Crash Into Utility Pole

Former Corrections Officer Accused of DUI Crash Into Utility Pole

The crash led to a power outage in the San Carlos area.
Couple Ordered to Stand Trial for Burglaries of PetSmart Customers' Empty Homes

Couple Ordered to Stand Trial for Burglaries of PetSmart Customers' Empty Homes

Prosecutors allege that a woman and an associate would burglarize the homes of people she knew were boarding their dogs at a San Carlos PetSmart, where she worked.
Recognize This Man? Police Seek Subway Sandwich Shop Robber

Recognize This Man? Police Seek Subway Sandwich Shop Robber

Police say the man held up a clerk at a local sandwich stop on Monday night, getting away with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Firefighters Detail Weekend Rescue Off Cliffside Near Pescadero Beach

Firefighters Detail Weekend Rescue Off Cliffside Near Pescadero Beach

Emergency crews found the car about 50 feet down the cliff resting on a rocky beach close to shore.
Be a Super Hero on Super Bowl Sunday: Choose Not to Drink and Drive

Be a Super Hero on Super Bowl Sunday: Choose Not to Drink and Drive

Mothers Against Drunk Driving ask football fans celebrating Super Bowl Sunday to designate sober driver.
On Way to Sea, Coast Guard Makes Rescue On Land

On Way to Sea, Coast Guard Makes Rescue On Land

The maritime safety officers came to the rescue of a man whose car had overturned on Hwy. 92.
Monday Morning Crash Knocks Out Power to San Carlos Residents

Monday Morning Crash Knocks Out Power to San Carlos Residents

Expect delays in the 2700 block of San Carlos Avenue as PG&E crews make repairs on downed power line.
BART Officer Killed By Single Gunshot Wound to Chest

BART Officer Killed By Single Gunshot Wound to Chest

BART police Sgt. Tom 'Tommy' Smith was shot and killed by a colleague when he discharged a single gunshot wound to his chest Tuesday Jan. 21, 2014 in Dublin.
San Jose Police Investigate Fourth Homicide

San Jose Police Investigate Fourth Homicide

Officers respond to a report of stabbing in San Jose's 3400 block of Suncrest Avenue around 1:25 a.m., Sgt. Heather Randol said.
Alleged Drunk Drivers Hit Head-On: He Gets 44 Days, She Gets 2

Alleged Drunk Drivers Hit Head-On: He Gets 44 Days, She Gets 2

Two hours after the accident, Yungee Kim was found by police, missing his shoes and falling down as officers contacted him, according to the DA.
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Police Use "Find My iPhone" App to Bust Burglars

Palo Alto Police arrested two suspects from out-of-town.
Big Waves a Comin'.....A Message From the Sheriff About Mavericks

Big Waves a Comin'.....A Message From the Sheriff About Mavericks

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is encouraging viewing the big surf competition on TV or streamed live from home/work computers.
Santa Clara Caltrain Station Pedestrian Victim Identified

Santa Clara Caltrain Station Pedestrian Victim Identified

The man was struck by a train and killed Monday evening, causing delays that lasted for hours.
Report: Google, Facebook Employee Buses Blocked By Protesters In San Francisco

Report: Google, Facebook Employee Buses Blocked By Protesters In San Francisco

"I think the reason a lot of us were out there blockading this morning is that we're looking at a city that could become ... a bedroom community for the Silicon Valley."
Clean Slate: Countywide Tattoo Removal Program Back in Business

Clean Slate: Countywide Tattoo Removal Program Back in Business

"I believe this service will enable some young people to overcome the effects of past choices which do not reflect where they want their lives to go now,” says Sheriff Greg Munks.
Police Hunting Indecent Exposure Suspect

Police Hunting Indecent Exposure Suspect

The suspect was driving a black Toyota Camry.
Brush Fire Scorches Acreage On Highway 1 South of Half Moon Bay

Brush Fire Scorches Acreage On Highway 1 South of Half Moon Bay

Firefighters contained the brush fire by 3:30 Saturday afternoon.