San Mateo

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San Mateo County Officials Spraying For Mosquitos To Prevent West Nile Virus

County mosquito control officials will spray for mosquitoes in a roughly square-mile section of East San Mateo tonight to prevent the spread of West Nile virus, county officials said Wednesday.

07/30/2014

Police sketch of man suspected of videotaping and stalking a woman on the 1700 block of South Delaware Street in San Mateo on July 9, 2014. The suspect is described as a man about 19-25 years old, about 5'7"-5'9" tall and weighing about 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. (San Mateo Police)

Police Ask For Public’s Help After San Mateo Woman Videotaped, Stalked By Suspicious Man

Police Monday asked for the public’s help in finding a suspicious person accused of videotaping and stalking a 20-year-old woman in San Mateo last week.

07/14/2014

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San Mateo County Approves Transferring Inmates From Overcrowded Jail To Alameda County

San Mateo County has approved spending $3 million to transfer inmates across The Bay to relieve jail overcrowding to Alameda County, where there’s more room.

07/11/2014

(Clockwise from upper left) Paula Baxter, Tanya Marie Blackwell, Carol Lee Booth, Michelle Mitchell, Denise Lamp, Veronica Cascio (FBI)

FBI Seeking Possible Witness To Gypsy Hill Murders On Peninsula

The agency says they have received information into a possible witness to the string or murders on the Peninsula in the first four months of 1976.

07/04/2014

A major prostitution sting operation on November 12, 2004 in Pomona, California. (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Mateo Police Now Changing Approach, Treating Prostitutes As Victims

Prostitutes are no longer immediately arrested in San Mateo; instead victims’ advocates are brought in to help build a level of trust.

07/04/2014

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Alleged Pimp Arrested For Beating At San Mateo Motel

An alleged pimp that police said beat a victim he had forced into prostitution after she tried to call for help was arrested at a San Mateo motel early Monday morning.

07/03/2014

mountain lion

Mountain Lion Seen Attacking Deer In San Mateo Neighborhood

Residents in a San Mateo neighborhood reported seeing a mountain lion attacking a deer early Tuesday morning, police said.

07/01/2014

(Littlefield Tank Collection, Auctions America)

SCUD Missile Launchers, Tanks, Howitzers, In Bay Area Auction

In the market for a tank, armoured bridge carrier, amphibious jeep, or maybe a SCUD missile launcher, complete with attached missile? They can be yours, for a few thousand dollars or up to a few million dollars as the Military Vehicle Technology Foundation auctions off 200 military vehicles from the Littlefield collection, including historic vehicles and armaments from both sides of nearly every armed conflict in the last century.

07/01/2014

Police and fire crews responded to a fuel spill in San Mateo Sunday afternoon caused by a car crash into a gas station pump. (CBS)

Fuel Spills Onto San Mateo Street When Car Crashes Into Gas Station Pump

Police and fire crews responded to a fuel spill in San Mateo Sunday afternoon caused by a car crash into a gas station pump

06/29/2014

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No Signs Of West Nile Virus After San Mateo Mosquito Fogging Operation

In an effort to reduce mosquito populations, and the threat of West Nile virus in San Mateo, the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District said that a fogging operation performed last week was successful.

06/25/2014

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