Thursday morning news recap

Trains and buses in the Bay Area will run on reduced schedules for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday.

BART will operate a Sunday schedule on Thursday that will operate train services from 8 a.m. to midnight, with all five lines running until 9 p.m. and three lines running from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Normal weekday service begins on Friday with trains running from 5am to midnight.

Caltrain will operate between San Francisco, San Jose Diridon and Tamien stations on a weekend schedule on Thursdays and Fridays.

Caltrain will offer a modified schedule with hourly local services beginning early in the morning and a round trip from Gilroy the day after Thanksgiving.

The San Francisco Playhouse has suspended performances of William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” until December 2 due to an outbreak of COVID-19 in the play’s cast. The theater plans to contact people who had tickets for any of the affected dates and allow them to exchange their tickets for another date or receive a refund.

Performances are scheduled to resume on December 3 at 8 p.m

A double stabbing of a man and woman in a Fairfield apartment on Wednesday night is being investigated as a domestic violence incident.

A police spokesman said the man has since died from his injuries.

Around 7:20 p.m., police officers were responding to a report of a woman being stabbed to death in an apartment on the 800 block of East Tabor Avenue. When they arrived, officers found a woman and a man, both with stab wounds.

A Caltrain commuter train fatally struck a pedestrian in Burlingame on Wednesday night.

According to Caltrain, the incident occurred around 7:32 p.m. when Caltrain No. 415 northbound fatally struck the person boarding the tracks south of the Burlingame station in San Mateo.

A Caltrains official said there were 40 passengers on board. None of them were hurt.

One of the routes in the area has reopened at a reduced speed.

This is Caltrain’s ninth fatality in 2022.

Not only is it the season to be cheerful, it’s also the season to catch a nasty virus, Santa Cruz County public health officials warned.

The spread of the flu and respiratory syncytial virus came earlier this year and is still on the rise, leading to higher rates of children being hospitalized across California, the Santa Cuz County of Public Health said.

As a result, public health officials are urging residents to practice common techniques to avoid spreading a disease, such as: B. Staying at home when sick, washing hands frequently, and covering a cough or sneeze. Residents are also urged to get their flu shot, the latest COVID-19 refresher and to avoid going to the emergency room if they are mildly ill.

To schedule an appointment for flu and COVID-19 vaccinations, residents can visit myturn.ca.gov.

A spokesman for the University of California, Berkeley on Wednesday responded to a request for comment on a proposed U.S. Department of Justice consent order regarding the school’s violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

The DOJ filed a proposed consensus closing in federal court with the Regents of the University of California on behalf of the Berkeley campus after the school violated the ADA by failing to make online content accessible to people with disabilities, it said DOJ announced on Monday.

A Menlo Park photographer who used his access to children to molest several of them over the past 30 years has been sentenced to 165 years to life for his crimes, San Mateo District Attorney Stephen Wagstaffe said Wednesday.

Randolph Michael Haldeman, 61, was sentenced to 11 separate life terms of 15 years for child molestation at his home, Landera Community Swimming Pool and St. Denis Church in Menlo Park, in what Wagstaffe described as an “emotional” hearing on Tuesday.

Haldeman was charged with lewd and lascivious acts with children, including oral copulation, bestiality, and meeting with minors with intent to commit lewd or lascivious acts. He was found guilty on 15 of 19 counts in May 2021.

Due to the multitude of victims, Haldeman faced and received life imprisonment.

Fremont Police are searching for a vulnerable 20-year-old man who was last seen on a northbound BART train on Wednesday.

In a news release at 12:37 a.m. Thursday, police said Eleandrei Palisoc, who is nonverbal and autistic, was last seen boarding a northbound BART train at Fremont Station around 10:45 p.m.

Palisoc wore a blue jacket, black pants and Croc-style shoes. Police describe him as 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds.

Police are urging anyone who sees Palosic to call them immediately at (510) 790-6800.

The National Weather Service’s Thanksgiving Day forecast for the San Francisco Bay Area calls for warmer temperatures under sunny skies with highs in the 60’s to mid-70’s. Thursday morning lows will be in the 40’s and 50’s.

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