In Oakland, CA just across the Bay, I can see the beautiful hills. But there are some real dangers in that area. There have been 56 homicides in Oakland so far this year.
Here are a few select reports from Silicon Valley, last night:
Bubble vandalism? There sure are worse things.
July 28, 2009
Six to seven men hopped a fence and put bubbles in the spa on the 1300 block of David Street in San Mateo before 6:33 p.m. Thursday, July 23.
Disturbance. A man and a woman were seen arguing on Chadbourne Avenue before 1:10 a.m. Saturday, June 20.
Disturbance. A mother and daughter were seen arguing on Redwood Way before 9:09 p.m. Saturday, June 20.
Stolen bicycle. A blue Fuji boys frame bike with white chain was stolen on the 200 block of Primrose Road before 4:17 p.m. Thursday, July 16.
Suspicious circumstances. A woman is afraid a man she met at a bar was following her on the 1200 block of Bellevue Avenue before 3:04 p.m. Thursday, July 16.
Tamper with recycling. Four people were seen taking recycling and garbage items on the block of 1300 Edgehill Drive before 8:10 p.m. Wednesday, July 8.
Burglary. The passenger side window of a 2000 Cadillac was smashed but nothing was reported taken on the 1800 block of El Camino Real Highway before 8:33 p.m. Wednesday, July 8.
Loud music. Amplified music was heard from a backyard on the 1100 block of Oxford Road before 9:09 p.m. Wednesday, July 8.
Vandalism. A black Nissan Pathfinder had its window smashed on Manzanita Avenue before 8:55 a.m. Wednesday, July 22.
Disturbance. Management reported that skateboarders were causing a hazard for drivers at the Carlmont Shopping Center parking lot on Alameda de las Pulgas before 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, July 22.