FOSTER CITY (CBS SF) — Employees at a Foster City Jewish community center were forced to evacuate the building Saturday morning after an alleged bomb threat, according to police.
At 9:06 a.m., police dispatchers received a call reporting a bomb at the Peninsula Jewish Community Center at 800 Foster City Blvd., police said.READ MORE: Newsom Budget Targets Cleaning Up California; 'The State’s Too Damn Dirty'
Police, along with fire personnel, immediately responded to the center, according to police.
The center’s staff closed the building and e-mailed members, advising them of the closure. All staff was evacuated from the building and police restricted pedestrian and vehicle traffic in the area as well, police said.READ MORE: Gov. Newsom’s COVID Recovery Budget Impacting California's Recall Election
The San Mateo County Bomb Squad, along with a K9 unit, also responded to the scene. Bomb technicians searched the area and found no suspicious devices, according to police.
The building was secured by about 2:10 p.m. The center’s staff, however, chose to remain closed for the remainder of the day.MORE NEWS: A Surprise Hit, Filipino-Theme Home Movie Filmed in Daly City Spawns Sequel
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