6 Lucky Lottery Scratchers Winners in N. California Score Combined $10.75M

A half-dozen lottery Scratchers players recently scored a combined $10.75 million across Northern California, four coming in the Bay Area and the biggest a $6 million winner in Mendocino County, according to the California Lottery. In San Jose, Jose Zayala Jr. won $1 million on a Red Hot 10’s ticket he bought at the Chevron … Read more

San Mateo County surplus COVID-19 supplies damaged by rain after being left outside

SAN MATEO – Millions of dollars worth of surplus personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies purchased by San Mateo County in response to the COVID-19 pandemic were damaged by recent storms after being left outside, the county’s top official said. The items were moved out of the San Mateo Event Center in mid-September to make … Read more

East Bay father, son plead guilty to defrauding Kaiser

OAKLAND – An East Bay father and son have admitted to diverting millions of dollars worth of Kaiser-owned medical equipment for use in their own company, federal prosecutors said. Steven Montanelli, 63, and Anthony Montanelli, 34, both of San Ramon, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, the U.S. Attorney’s … Read more

San Mateo County driving school owner arrested on suspicion of providing pornography to student

REDWOOD CITY – The owner of a San Mateo County driving school has been arrested on suspicion of providing pornography to a minor and traveling to meet a minor for lewd purposes, police said. In mid-December, the Department of Motor Vehicles contacted the Redwood City Police Department about an independent contractor driving instructor they believed … Read more

Man arrested on suspicion of selling stolen rental vehicles in Bay Area

REDWOOD CITY – A 51-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of selling stolen rental vehicles in the Bay Area, authorities said. On Tuesday, agents with the San Mateo County Vehicle Theft Task Force began investigating the fraudulent sale of a 2021 GMC Denali in Redwood City, Sgt. Sean Harper said in a news release. … Read more

Nurses Across Bay Area Demanding Safer Conditions During Day of Action

Nurses plan to demonstrate at nine Bay Area hospitals Thursday to demand safer working conditions from the hospital industry. The union action, planned by the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United and Caregiver Healthcare Employees Union, will also condemn the decision announced Saturday by the California Department of Public Health letting asymptomatic workers who test positive … Read more

BART to Run Trains Until Midnight On Sundays Again Starting Next Month

OAKLAND (BCN) — As BART makes strides in its power cable replacement project, trains will run until midnight on Sundays again starting Feb. 14. Since before the pandemic, the transportation service has been working to replace power cables in the San Francisco tunnel with voter-approved Measure RR funding. READ MORE: BART Trains To Run Until … Read more

Excessive speed cited as factor in deadly San Jose crash

SAN JOSE – A driver was expected to be booked into Santa Clara County jail on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter after allegedly hitting and killing another driver Wednesday morning in San Jose, police said. The crash was reported at about 8:05 a.m. near White Road and Almond Drive, San Jose police Sgt. Christian Camarillo said … Read more

San Jose logs its third roadway fatality of the year

SAN JOSE – A pedestrian died after being hit by a vehicle Tuesday in San Jose, police said. The traffic collision was reported at 5:45 p.m. near Curtner and Canoas Garden avenues, according to the San Jose Police Department. Police said the male pedestrian was taken to an area hospital, where he died of his … Read more

Palo Alto: Resident confronts intruder armed with shears

PALO ALTO – A 26-year-old Half Moon Bay man has been arrested on suspicion of breaking into a home in Palo Alto and swinging a large pair of hedge shears at a resident who confronted him, police said. The harrowing encounter was reported at about 11:45 p.m. Sunday on the 1100 block of Oregon Avenue, … Read more