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Week in Review: Teen Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting; Biogas Program Gets Plaudits From Feds

A round-up of major news stories from the past week.

Monday, June 4

Millbrae Safeway shoppers, many of whom have frequented the 525 El Camino Real store for decades, had to start when the store closed its doors for renovations.

The store is expected to reopen in about a year.  

 

Tuesday, June 5

Detectives from the Belmont Police Department working with the FBI and other Bay Area law enforcement agencies the suspect in a Millbrae bank robbery.

Duron Williams, 35, of Oakland, is suspected of committing 10 bank robberies and one attempted bank robbery in 11 different Bay Area cities including the January robbery of a First National Bank in Millbrae and a in March.

 

Wednesday, June 6

An in South San Francisco on Tuesday night left a 15-year-old boy dead.

Police identified the boy as Derrick Gaines, who they say pulled a gun on the officer who approached him on the 2300 block of Westborough Boulevard at about 9 p.m.

 

Thursday, June 7

A DUI driver on the 300 block of Millwood Drive on Wednesday night, knocking out power to about 1,000 customers.

Jason Plattner, 40,was arrested on suspicion of DUI, San Mateo County sheriff's Lt. Ed Barbarini said.

 

Friday, June 8

A federal agency that's promoting the use of organic waste to generate energy cited Millbrae's aggressive sewage plant biogas program as a .

The program saves ratepayers 75 to 80 percent in annual energy costs while keeping about 589 tons of green house gases out of the atmosphere, the EPA says.

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