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Burglar Posing As Water Dept. Employee Robs Montara Homeowner

Police are seeking a man who reportedly posed as a water department employee and robbed a homeowner in San Mateo County on Friday, sheriff’s officials said.


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Sheriff: Neighborhood Watch Groups Dramatically Reduced San Carlos Burglaries

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.


San Mateo County’s New Jail Will Give Inmates Much-Needed Job Skills

An emphasis of the new San Mateo County Jail will be on vocational training for inmates when it opens in 2014.


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Half Moon Bay Appeals For Help Fighting Gang Activity

Officials with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Department and the City of Half Moon Bay want Half Moon Bay residents to help fight gang activity and graffiti.



San Mateo Closer To Building New Jail

Plans to build a badly needed new jail in San Mateo County inched forward with the selection of a proposed new location in Redwood City’s industrial neighborhood.



San Carlos Loses Its Police Force

Moving week at San Carlos City Hall is almost over. Police desks, chairs, computers and records have been packed up and shipped out. Come Monday, the city’s police officers will become deputies of the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Department.