Menlo Park man sentenced to 165 years to life for molesting children

SAN MATEO COUNTY – A judge this week sentenced a 62-year-old Menlo Park man to 165 years to life in prison for molesting multiple children over a 30-year period, prosecutors said. On May 10, a jury found Randolph Michael Haldeman guilty of two counts of oral copulation by use of drugs, one count of sodomy, … Read more

Person hit and killed by Caltrain in San Mateo

SAN MATEO – A person was hit and killed by a Caltrain on Wednesday night in San Mateo, according to the commuter rail line. The collision was reported around 7:30 p.m. on the tracks south of the Burlingame station, Caltrain spokesperson Dan Lieberman said in an email. Lieberman said the death marked the commuter rail … Read more

Santa Clara: Collision leaves pedestrian with major injuries

SANTA CLARA – A pedestrian suffered major injuries after being hit by a driver Monday morning in Santa Clara, police said. The collision was reported around 8:30 a.m. at Montague Expressway and Agnew Road, the Santa Clara Police Department said in a statement. The pedestrian, identified as a 22-year-old Santa Clara man, was taken to … Read more

USC not liable in former football player’s death, jury finds in landmark case

A Los Angeles jury on Tuesday rejected a claim by the widow of a former USC football player who said the NCAA failed to protect him from repeated head trauma that led to his death. Matthew Gee, a linebacker on the 1990 Rose Bowl-winning squad, endured an estimated 6,000 hits that caused permanent brain damage … Read more

Former UCLA decathlete gets over 17 years in prison for cannabis pen fraud

A former track and field star who supposedly pivoted to a career in business was sentenced to 17 1/2 years in federal prison on Monday for allegedly defrauding cannabis industry investors out of more than $45 million, the Department of Justice announced.  David Bunevacz, 53, is accused of deceiving investors — including some who reportedly … Read more

President, first lady serve Thanksgiving dinner to troops

CHERRY POINT, N.C. — It’s not often you get to eat a Thanksgiving dinner with a president.  In fact, it’s never happened before at the Marine Corps Air Station in Cherry Point.   What You Need To Know The Bidens served dinner to over 400 service members and families This was the first Thanksgiving meal … Read more

East Bay deacon under fire over anti-LGBT tweet following Club Q shooting

LIVERMORE — A Livermore deacon is under fire over an offensive tweet he posted over the weekend in which he called members of the LGBTQ+ community “gravely disordered”. The tweet, posted Sunday night from the personal account of deacon Rob Federle of St. Michael Catholic Church, came the day after a mass shooting occurred at … Read more

Scammers are targeting Californians’ Middle Class Tax Refund payments. Here’s what to know

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Scammers are using text messages in an effort to steal Californians’ Middle Class Tax Relief payments, prompting Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer to issue a warning to the public. Criminals are sending out fraudulent links to mobile devices, urging recipients to “activate” or “reactivate” their refund debit cards. But the … Read more

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola snubs Formula 1 pundit Martin Brundle in awkward encounter

Martin Brundle has done it again. The Formula 1 pundit and commentator is renowned for his grid walk interviews, a trademark contribution to the sport’s television coverage since its inception in 1997. Fans have fallen in love with the segment, where he strolls down the pit straight and thrusts the microphone into the face of … Read more

Best dressed celebs at the American Music Awards

Bad Bunny, Taylor Swift and Beyonce are leading the nominations at this year’s American Music Awards, taking place in Los Angeles today. The awards – which don’t air here in Australia – will see performances by the likes of Stevie Wonder, Icon award recipient Lionel Richie and Pink, who is expected to perform a touching … Read more