A California Highway Patrol officer is recovering today after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose on Friday night.
Two officers were issuing a traffic ticket along on Highway 101 north of Alum Rock Avenue around 10:40 p.m. when the driver of a silver sedan sideswiped the officers' patrol vehicle and hit one of the... » Read More
A police officer is in the hospital after being injured in a crash in San Francisco's Richmond district involving a car driven by armed robbery suspects, a police spokeswoman said.
Officers responded around 6:45 a.m. to a report of a robbery in the 3400 block of Balboa Street in which a suspect apparently fired a gunshot, San Francisco police Officer Danielle Newman said. Read More
Two East Bay men have been sentenced to federal prison terms for robbing a bank in Alameda last August, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
U.S. District Court Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers on Thursday sentenced 28-year-old Craig Goatley of Oakland to 6 1/2 years in prison and last week she sentenced Calvin Odom, 25, of Berkeley to 7 years and 2 months... » Read More
The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has decided not to file criminal charges against a former Concord elementary school principal accused of failing to contact police after receiving reports of possible sexual misconduct by teacher Joseph Martin.
Former Woodside Elementary School principal Jennifer Sachs will not face criminal... » Read More
Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo told Santa Rosa police he knocked on a female neighbor's door around 3 a.m. on July 13 to see if she wanted to have a beer, but doesn't recall knocking on her bedroom window.
When he heard a man's voice inside the woman's Brockhurst Drive apartment in west Santa Rosa say, 'What the hell?', he left... » Read More
A car plowed into a crowded candy store in Pleasant Hill this afternoon but did not cause any serious injuries, a police sergeant said.
Around 3:15 p.m., two cars at the intersection of Contra Costa Boulevard and Alan Drive collided, sending one car up the walkway and into the front of the store located at 1005 Contra Costa Blvd., Sgt. Scott Vermillion said. Read More
An Oakland woman described by prosecutors as a "close associate" of Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow was granted release on $250,000 bail together with her husband in federal court in San Francisco today while they await trial on two criminal charges.
Leslie Yun, 42, and James Pau, 55, are among 29 defendants charged in a wide-ranging corruption... » Read More
Police are investigating whether the shooting death of a 28-year-old man is related to the second shooting of a 71-year-old man who reported a burglary at his Richmond home early this morning, a police spokeswoman said.
Police responded around 1 a.m. to a ShotSpotter activation in the 1300 block of Coalinga Avenue where a resident had also reported a burglary, according to... » Read More
Burlingame is a city that takes great measures toward reducing its carbon emissions and creating a more sustainable community. This effort can be seen in many aspects of the city, from its dedication to its many trees to its adoption and promotion of green programs and practices among its residents and businesses. While these practices have done a lot to help nature, it has also succeeded in...
Only 20 minutes south of San Francisco is a quaint, community focused suburb known as Burlingame. This picturesque community is known as the "City of Treesâ€ť for its magnificent greenery. The city is home to more than 18,000 protected, public trees. Burlingame also is known for its many small businesses, family oriented community, feel-good weather and popular shopping districts. The incredibly low crime rate, supportive community and top-notch schools make Burlingame, CA real estate properties some of the most desirable homes in all of Northern California.
Burlingame, California restaurants feature a variety of exquisite dishes that are proudly made with locally grown ingredients. Burlingame has become an ideal location for young growing families, young professionals and business owners. Burlingame is also a relaxing, quiet contrast from the bustling San Francisco. This city offers many parks, hiking trails, art and music festivals as well as nine accommodating Burlingame hotels that line the beautiful San Francisco Bay. Some of the top-rated hotels here are the Bay Landing Hotel, the Hilton Garden Inn and The Red Roof Inn.
While in Burlingame, you'll never run out of things to do. This community boasts a small town feel, yet it's close to the big city without the hassles of it. Burlingame is home to numerous shopping choices and cultural amenities. This upscale city is home to highly educated and affluent residents. There are 15 parks in this city know as the "Sunny Suburbâ€ť of San Francisco. Visitors and residents also enjoy great shopping and dining.
Families with young children will love the free Sunday afternoon concerts that are held outdoors and are popular here. There's also the Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia, which features plenty of Pez products - both vintage and current. Golf lovers can enjoy a round of golf under the California sun at the well-maintained Crystal Springs Golf Course, and families love the exciting GoKart Racer facility, which features a long indoor racing track that's perfect for kids! Getting around Burlingame is always easy with various trolleys, shuttles and buses. Getting into nearby San Francisco is a snap.
Each August Burlingame is home to the annual, popular ArtzFest Festival, which takes place along the Burlingame Avenue area. The community ambiance and excitement behind this festival is contagious. It brings 150 artists to the community stage, and vendors sell unique art and delicious cuisine on the streets. This festival combines the Burlingame Art and Jazz Festival into one huge event for a full weekend of music, art, food and fun that draws people from all over the Bay Area.
The Burlingame School District is an advocate for quality education in Northern California. The district is focused on ensuring that its students receive top-notch education in modern classrooms with updated technology, science labs and other learning equipment. The Burlingame School District Board aims to be progressive and to prepare the students for the 21st century. Schools here even include an "Immersion Program,â€ť which is designed to make it easier for students to practice both English and Spanish.
There are about 6,000 school-aged children in Burlingame. Families here enjoy stellar quality of life with abundant activities and things to do for young ones. Additionally, the local public schools rank highly statewide, and local students perform well. Additionally, Burlingame is situated in an area with a variety of choices for higher learning, including colleges and adult education centers. This area is truly tops for schools with a focus on rigorous academics and community spirit.