An array of officials from San Bruno, San Carlos and other Peninsula cities called at a state legislative hearing in San Carlos Monday for more, better, and more technical information about pipeline safety.
All lanes have reopened on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Carlos after an injury crash and oil spill blocked the roadway Saturday morning.
Pacific Gas and Electric is reconnecting a Northern California natural-gas pipeline that it was ordered to seal off for safety reasons after concerns surfaced in an e-mail from an engineer.
A mountain lion was spotted in the hills of San Carlos early Tuesday morning, San Mateo County emergency officials said.
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.