A 55-year-old Benicia woman with memory problems who went missing on Friday has been found, police said.
Police said Victoria Palomino was reported missing by her husband around 10:50 a.m. Friday after she returned to the couple's car to wait while he continued exercising in Benicia Community Park. When her husband went to the parking lot, both... » Read More
A state senator on Friday announced the details of a bill designed to prevent cases like the suicide of Audrie Pott, a 15-year-old girl who hanged herself after she was sexually assaulted at a party in Saratoga in 2012.
Dubbed "Audrie's Law" by state Sen. Jim Beall, D-Campbell, SB 838 would stiffen penalties for cyberbullying and allow juveniles to be tried as adults in... » Read More
Bay Area public safety officials are reminding residents to not only reset their clocks for daylight saving time, which begins early Sunday morning, but to also check smoke alarms and other emergency equipment.
At 2 a.m. Sunday, daylight saving time begins in most of the U.S. and the clock moves forward one hour.
Police arrested a Santa Rosa man with 19 DUI convictions over 30 years for driving on a suspended license this afternoon.
Petaluma police, who were conducting a special Habitual DUI Driver Stakeout Program that targets repeat DUI offenders in Sonoma County, received a tip recently that 68-year-old William Beall was driving his Mercedes on a ... » Read More
The University of the Pacific is dedicating its new San Francisco campus today and gearing up for classes to start this summer.
The school, with its undergraduate campus in Stockton and its law school in Sacramento, renovated a building at 155 Fifth St. to house its dental school and new graduate programs in audiology, music therapy and data ... » Read More
A national anti-predatory gambling organization and opponents of the Graton Resort and Casino near Rohnert Park are protesting the arrival this weekend of Wheel of Fortune's "Wheelmobile" that recruits contestants nationwide for the television game show.
The 36-foot long yellow bus, with a photo of Wheel of Fortune's host Pat Sajak and... » Read More
Benicia police are asking for the public's help to find a missing 55-year-old woman with memory problems who disappeared after a walk at a local park.
Police were flagged down around 10:50 a.m. near Kearney Street and Rose Drive by a man who said around 10 a.m. he and his wife, Victoria Palomino had been walking on a path at the Benicia Community... » Read More
The case of a 25-year-old murder at San Jose Mineta International Airport has been closed with the arrest of the victim's husband and his brother, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office.
Cathy Zimmer, 38, of Santa Clara was found strangled on March 10, 1989, in the back seat of her Chrysler New Yorker parked in the... » Read More
A state senator today announced the details of a bill designed to prevent cases like the suicide of Audrie Pott, a 15-year-old girl who hanged herself after she was sexually assaulted at a party in Saratoga in 2012.
Dubbed "Audrie's Law" by state Sen. Jim Beall, D-Campbell, SB 838 would stiffen penalties for cyberbullying and allow... » Read More
A man convicted of first-degree murder for holding a 15-year-old boy while his former lover allegedly stabbed the boy to death in Daly City in 2001 was sentenced today to 25 years in prison, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.
Reynaldo Maldonado, 35, was convicted in November for his role in the murder of Quetzalcoatl Alba... » Read More
A man was sentenced today to 52 years to life in state prison for participating in the gang rape of a woman in Oakland 14 years ago.
In a case that went unsolved for many years until DNA evidence connected him to the crime, 36-year-old Octavio Vivano was convicted last month of four counts of forcible rape in concert, one count of kidnapping for ... » Read More
Unattended cooking caused a fire in a Hayward apartment late Thursday night that prompted three people, including a 3-year-old boy, to escape via a second-story window, a fire department spokesman said today.
Crews responded to multiple reports of a fire in the 22000 block of Seventh Street just before 11 p.m. Thursday, Hayward fire spokesman Don Nichelson said. Read More
A man was sentenced today to 60 years to life in state prison for fatally shooting a man in Oakland following a drunken early morning argument in 2012.
Godfrey Jamal Jackson, 28, of Oakland, was convicted in December of second-degree murder for the death of 24-year-old MiAndrew Rachal, of Emeryville, in the 900 block of West MacArthur Boulevard at... » 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 Trees” 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.
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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,” which is designed to make it easier for students to practice both English and Spanish.
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