San Mateo County Health System urges everyone 6 months and older to get a flu vaccine. Local emergency rooms report increased flu activity. Though we are a few months into flu season, getting the vaccine now is still the best way to protect yourself and your family. Also, remember to cover your mouth when you cough, wash your hands often, and avoid going to work when sick. Information: smchealth.org/alert
The Grinch steals Safeway's Christmas loot.
If you can make sense out of any of the above, congratulations. You can thank our fact-checking department later.
Glad it wasn't Santa!
Pacifica Playschool at 630 Hickey Boulevard and owner Suzanne Wheeler Johnson filed a lawsuit in San Mateo County Superior Court alleging false and malicious Yelp reviews, submitted on two occasions by poster "CT T", including statements that employees were seen smoking marijuana at Playschool. Johnson sued Yelp poster(s) "John/Jane Doe(s)" for libel, lost income, and emotional distress, and asked for trial by jury:
In an unrelated 2016 complaint about Playschool, state investigators found no basis or support for the complaint:
Bertini began his law enforcement career in Pacifica.
Santa Barbara fire photo by Jim Stoicheff
Misconceptions about El Nino and El Nina
"She's still a baby," says the distraught father. But maybe she doesn't think so?
Runaway girl, 14, located in South San Francisco.
Half Moon Bay drags its feet in implementing new cannabis regulations ahead of the January 1 state legalization date. Hey, Half Moon Bay, don't inhale the retail!
Midcoast tax accountant Mark Sturm was arraigned June 20 on multiple felony charges of embezzling from his clients. He was to return to court December 1 for a pretrial hearing (Case #16SF013225A).
"I need to die. I really just need to die," the driver said as he ran from the scene of the accident, according to witnesses.