Not satisfied with reassurances from Pacific Gas and Electric, San Carlos has hired its own lawyers and technical experts to do an independent assessment of the natural gas pipeline state regulators ordered shut down this week.
The California Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday ordered PG&E to keep a disputed natural gas pipeline in San Carlos out of service until its safety is verified by the commission’s staff.
PG&E crews in San Carlos should finish de-pressurizing a 20-inch, underground gas line considered to be at risk by Monday night.
A home in San Carlos was burglarized Wednesday while the residents were away on vacation, and investigators believe the thief got in through the doggy door.
A man was struck and killed by a train north of the San Carlos Caltrain station Wednesday afternoon, transit agency spokeswoman Christine Dunn said.
Law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area said the elderly are increasingly becoming victims of so-called “distraction burglaries.” Victims are lured out of their homes so thieves can get in, according to authorities.
Burglars posing as PG&E workers robbed a home in San Carlos on Thursday, according to sheriff’s deputies.
Home burglaries in San Carlos have decreased dramatically in the past three months thanks to vigilant residents and newly formed neighborhood watch groups, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday.
Two men were in custody after they assaulted a man at a house party near the San Carlos CalTrain station on Thursday, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said.
Surf Air, a Santa Monica-based company and the first airline to offer all-you-can-fly service, launched Wednesday offering flights between San Carlos and Burbank.