El Camino Real
A 16-year-old girl was arrested Monday after authorities said she led police on a chase and slammed into a natural gas meter at a pizza parlor, causing a massive fire that burned down the restaurant.
Parking could be getting even harder to find in downtown Palo Alto. Valley Transit Authority (VTA) is proposing that one lane in each direction on busy El Camino Real be dedicated for rapid buses.
Firefighters were working to drain propane gas from a 1,000-gallon tank at a U-Haul storage facility in Redwood City following an explosion Friday morning involving smaller tanks at the site.
The suspect arrested for robbing Palo Alto’s Provident Credit Union last Saturday was the same man who crashed President Obama’s motorcade in the Peninsula last May.
An off-duty San Mateo County sheriff’s deputy was killed Wednesday in a motorcycle crash in Burlingame, the sheriff’s office confirmed Thursday.
Mountain View’s City Council has denied Chick-fil-A a permit to open a fast-food restaurant on the busy El Camino Real at the recommendation of a zoning administrator.
Several weeks ago, a larger 3-alarm carport fire broke out not too far from the scene of Monday’s car fires, damaging an apartment building. Investigators determined that fires was, in fact, the work of arsonists.
A two-alarm fire prompted the evacuation of more than 70 apartments at a five-building complex in Mountain View early Tuesday morning, a fire department spokesman said.
A 61-year-old San Bruno woman was killed in an early morning crash on El Camino Real Thursday, police said.
A 91-year-old man who was hit by a car in Mountain View on Monday died at Stanford Hospital that evening, police said Tuesday.