Oakland police said today that they are partnering with the social media company Nextdoor to share information about neighborhood activities and help fight crime.
Speaking at a news conference at Mosswood Park, Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent said, "We will now be able to work together with residents on Nextdoor to improve safety and contribute to... » Read More
An 18-year-old San Ramon Valley High School graduate has been identified as the victim in a fatal car crash on Interstate Highway 680 in Danville earlier this month, a Contra Costa County coroner's deputy said today.
Margaret "Maggie" Daly of Alamo was fatally injured in a crash on southbound Highway 680 south of the Sycamore Valley Road exit... » Read More
A 52-year-old Oakland man was arrested on suspicion of possessing a stolen vehicle, hit-and-run and resisting arrest after being involved in an accident in San Leandro at about 3:15 p.m. today, police said.
Officers were dispatched to the 900 block of Doolittle Drive at about 3:12 p.m. to investigate a possible vehicle theft but after they ... » Read More
An El Sobrante resident has been charged in connection with a 24-year-old man's murder at a Tara Hills home last month.
Kyle Navarro, 20, of El Sobrante, has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Nicholas Callen on March 31 at a home in the 2600 block of Cornelius Drive, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's... » Read More
A federal and local probe into a major Mexican drug cartel operating in Santa Clara County has led to 18 arrests and the seizure of drug labs, weapons, cash and $500,000 in illegal drugs, according to the District Attorney's Office.
"Mexican cartels are using Silicon Valley as a major artery for the flow of illegal drugs," District... » Read More
Two suspected gang members who are well known to Oakland police have been arrested and charged for the murder of pet sitter and dog lover Judy Salamon in her East Oakland neighborhood last July, police said today.
Oakland police Sgt. Mike Gantt said a lengthy police investigation indicates that Salamon was fatally... » Read More
The attorney for the legal parents of teen suicide victim Audrie Pott today described a lawsuit filed Wednesday in San Jose by a man claiming to be the girl's biological father as "frivolous" and "a money grab."
Robert Allard, who represents Sheila and Lawrence Pott in their wrongful death case against the parents of four juveniles they said were ... » Read More
An elderly man who was arrested in connection with a shooting at a medical center in Daly City on Wednesday was a former patient who allegedly fired at one of the doctors working there, police said today.
Raymond Iwase, 84, was arrested following a report of a possible shooting at a medical office building at 1500 Southgate Ave. at about 1:30 ... » Read More
One of two men who filed suit against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith and former 49er Delanie Walker alleging that he was shot and permanently injured at a unruly party at Smith's home near San Jose in 2012 has settled his case with the pair.
Aaron Reyes reached an out-of-court settlement in his lawsuit against Smith and Walker... » Read More
A former commander with the Pacific Grove Police Department has received a three-year prison sentence after entering guilty pleas today on three felony counts stemming from a year-long investigation, Monterey County prosecutors said.
John Nyunt, 51, was also ordered to pay $6,000 in restitution to victims after pleading guilty to dissuading a... » Read More
Berkeley's historic UC Theatre will reopen as a nonprofit live music venue next year, organizers said.
The 1,460-seat theater on University Avenue, which has been closed for 12 years, will undergo renovations starting this summer before reopening as a year-round live music venue managed by the nonprofit Berkeley Music Group, the group said... » Read More
Two men have been arrested and charged for the murder of a pet sitter in her East Oakland neighborhood last July, authorities said today.
Oakland police said Judy Salamon, 66, was shot and killed at 1:24 p.m. on July 24 in the 2400 block of Fern Street, between Brookdale and Fairfax avenues. She crashed her car into a parked car after the shooting, ... » Read More
A Brentwood fifth-grader's essay about overcoming medical obstacles has earned him a trip to Minneapolis, Minn., where he'll get special recognition at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game this July.
Brentwood student Raymond Beasley, along with a ninth-grader from Arizona, won the grand prize in an essay contest entitled "Breaking Barriers: ... » Read More
An advisory warning people not to swim at Monterey Municipal Beach that was posted Tuesday has been lifted after bacteria levels in the water subsided to safe levels, Monterey County health officials said.
The county Health Department found unsafe levels of indicator bacteria in water samples taken at the beach Monday.
A male was hospitalized with second-degree burns after escaping from his fiery apartment in downtown San Jose late Wednesday night, a fire captain said today.
Crews responded to a report of a fire at an apartment building in the 300 block of East William Street, near the San Jose State University campus, at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, San Jose... » Read More
The Oakland A's have rejected a proposal by the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority to extend their lease at the O.co Coliseum for 10 years, the baseball team said.
In a statement, the team didn't say why it is turning down the authority's offer, saying only that, "While the proposal was for 10 years, it did not address all of our issues" and "consequently, we cannot... » Read More
One person was hospitalized in a blaze that crews were able to put out early this morning in the downtown area of San Jose, a dispatcher said.
Crews responded to the report of a fire at a structure in the 300 block of East William Street, near the San Jose State University campus, at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night, the dispatcher said. Read More
A man filed a lawsuit today in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose declaring that he is the biological father of teen suicide victim Audrie Pott and should be included in a wrongful death lawsuit as a legal heir.
Michael Lazarin, 46, claims that Sheila and Lawrence Pott, the teen girl's legal parents, falsely claimed to be her sole heirs... » 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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Head down to the Broadway shopping district and take in the sights of the 1950s-styled street, lined with several charming boutiques, bookstores, vintage fashion shops and old-fashioned candy stores. Relax and enjoy a warm cup of coffee and a pastry at Le Croissant Café. People-watch into the evening. Spend time time on Burlingame Avenue, where you'll find more modern stores and the latest fashions. You'll find plenty going on with street entertainment, family movie nights and delicious dining.
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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.
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.