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South San Francisco: A two-alarm structure blaze Monday night at a housing complex sent four people to the hospital for smoke inhalation. Credit: Danny Robles
San Bruno: A train clipped a BMW on the Caltrain tracks Wednesday, causing major delays for passengers throughout the area. The car couldn’t immediately be found, but the woman was located at a nearby supermarket and transported to a hospital with minor injuries. Credit: Martin Ricard
Millbrae: Two Millbrae restaurants re-opened last week after the San Mateo County Health Department closed them for cockroach infestations. Hong Kong Flower and Chu Kong were again inspected on September 21 and allowed to reopen, then underwent additional inspections on September 25 and were rated as good. Credit: Nick Sucharski
Burlingame: Kids enjoyed hula hooping—and many other activities—at the St. Catherine of Siena Fall Festival Sept. 25 and 26. Credit: Stephen Duncan
Half Moon Bay: Shelly Masur, candidate for San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, visited Sonrisas Community Dental Center in Half Moon Bay. Sonrisas serves low income publicly insured/uninsured children, adults and seniors on the Coast from Montara to the Santa Cruz County boarder, providing basic services such as exams and cleanings to extractions and dentures. Judy Macias and Dr. Torrey Rothstein gave the tour. Credit: Judy Macias
Pacifica: A high surf advisory was in effect Monday through Wednesady along the Pacifica coastline with swells of 9 to 12 feet. There were some gnarly wave action going on in Pacifica. Credit: Deb Wong, Spring Mountain Gallery, Half Moon Bay
San Mateo: A 25-year-old San Francisco man has been arrested in connection with an attempted child abduction near Parkside Elementary School on Friday, Sept. 21. Bradley Mvorzek was arrested on Sept. 22 after authorities linked him to the incident at Parkside Elementary, as well as to two other incidents at other San Mateo schools. Credit: Courtney Krueger
Foster City: Public Works Director Ray Towne will retire. Towne has served as the city's public works director since 2005, and before that worked as the city engineer. Credit: City of Foster City
Belmont: Chocolate candy, ice cream, cookie and dessert makers from the Peninsula and the entire Bay Area will offer their chocolate wares for tasting Oct. 5 and 6 at the 30th annual Chocolate Fest, sponsored by the Congregational Church of Belmont. Proceeds benefit local hunger and homeless programs. Credit: Michelle Carter
San Carlos: San Carlos-based Lightning Motorcycle showcased its new electric sport bike at the Electric Vehicle Rally at De Anza College. Credit: Martin Towar
Redwood City: Twenty-five Sequoia High School students, from a variety of programs, including the International Baccalaureate program, English language learners, band, advanced dance, and orchestra, are producing an exciting Spanish-themed variety show on Fri., Oct. 12 at 7:00pm in historic Carrington Hall on the Sequoia campus. They need your help in naming their variety show! Credit: Virginia Chang Kiraly
Atherton: The Atherton Police Officer’s Association recently delivered a post card to Atherton residents that claims the city is considering outsourcing police services to San Mateo County. City staff say the card is an attempt to get a head start on next year’s benefit and salary negotiations. However, city council members believe the mailer is a scaremongering attempt. Credit: Atherton Police Association
Menlo Park: Oak Knoll students asked “Are You In?” at the second annual Are You In? joint fundraising campaign Thursday between the school PTOs and the Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation (MPAEF). Credit: Clint Chao
Palo Alto: Bagel and his best friend, Cookie, were surrendered by their owners on August 13th as their home was foreclosed and they could not find rental housing that would take two pets. If you’d like to meet Bagel & Cookie please come to Palo Alto Animal Services at 3281 E. Bayshore Rd. Palo Alto, 650-496-5971 Credit: Cody Macartney