SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a Facebook post has led to the arrest of a man trying to solicit sex from teenagers in San Mateo. KTVU-TV reports police say the probe began when a 15-year-old told them that a man was following her trying to solicit sex. Investigators were able to get surveillance video from a nearby store and posted a screenshot of the man on Facebook and other social media. They took Roberto Miculax into custody after two 12-year-old girls saw the post and identified the suspect.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Burglars made off with $35,000 worth of computer equipment from an Oakland elementary school. The Oakland Tribune reports more than two dozen Apple iMacs and their monitors were taken early yesterday from Joaquin Miller Elementary. Some students lost class work stored on the computers while others had a backup flash drive.
(AP) - Pleasanton-based Safeway has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner several supermarket chains including Albertsons. The deal announced last night will bring together Safeway and Albertsons. Combined, the companies will have more than 2,400 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 20 manufacturing plants.
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) - University of California students who drink coffee to get through the day will soon be able to study the science behind the beverage. Next week UC Davis will host a research conference run by the university's recently founded Coffee Center. The Sacramento Bee reports that the head of the university's Foods for Health Institute says UC Davis could eventually offer a major in coffee science.
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