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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos
On Wednesday, police scrambled to and scoured around a medical office building for suspects or victims after a call from a doctor was received describing a man holding what seemed to be a handgun.
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6 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Visa Inc.'s profit jumped 26 percent in its fiscal second quarter from a year earlier as the company benefited from strong growth in payments volume, service revenue and a one-time tax gain.
6 hrs ago | USA Today
Visa's profit jumped 26% in its fiscal second quarter from a year earlier as the company benefited from strong growth in payments volume, service revenue and a one-time tax gain.
8 hrs ago | Patch.com
By Bay City News Service: A San Jose man was literally caught red-handed Monday night when he was discovered by sheriff's deputies with blood on his face, hands and all over the money he allegedly stole from a Redwood City massage parlor, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's office.
12 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly
From left, Mother Champion, director of outreach, Alicia Garcia, operations manager, and Pastor Paul Bains, president of Project WeHOPE, stand in the nonprofit's kitchen space at the warming shelter for the homeless on Oct. 24, 2013.
17 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal
Samaritan House announced a new leader Wednesday to help the nonprofit manage its emergency and transitional housing, health care clinic, counseling programs and food services that have assisted low-income families throughout San Mateo County for the past 40 years.
21 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area
In yet another high profile accusation, a former SamTrans accountant says she faced retaliation when she questioned how the district spent public money.
A 34-year-old transient was arrested in Solano County on a warrant obtained by a police department in San Mateo County for alleged financial abuse of a 71-year-old woman involving the withdrawal of $34,000 from her bank account.
Two young East Palo Alto men who lured an ex-girlfriend away from her family home and then returned to rob her mother with a machete and a gun face three years in prison for their admitted crimes.
A San Jose man pleaded not guilty to burglarizing a Woodside Road massage business Monday, smearing blood across the walls and yelling allegations about prostitution there.
Moschref, 44, of Dublin is accused of being under the influence of alcohol and crashing his vehicle into a light pole in Colma about 1 a.m. on Aug. 17, 2012.
The Golden State Warriors' decision this week to abandon plans to build a new arena on piers along the San Francisco waterfront is not just a local development issue, but rather the latest example of a 40-year trend around San Francisco Bay.
Citing needed maintenance to the sewer system and waste-water treatment plant, the West Bay Sanitary District proposes to increase sewer rates by 9 percent as of July 1. The district's governing board will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, to consider the proposal.
A 15-year-old Woodside High School student has been disciplined after school authorities learned that she had sold marijuana-laced Rice Krispies treats to four of her fellow students, according to authorities from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office and the Sequoia Union High School District.
When students start the 2014-15 school year at Woodside Elementary School in late August, the crosswalk across Woodside Road in front of the school will have new stripes, new and brighter lights to warn vehicle traffic, and better drainage to redirect rainwater.
San Mateo County prosecutors have decided not to bring charges against the driver of a delivery van involved in a fatal accident in September 2013 that took the life of Woodside cyclist and former Amazon CFO Joy Covey.
A man reported someone dislodged two boards in his fence, allowing his dogs to get out on the 100 block of Carmel Avenue in El Granada.