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Ground is slated to soon break on the first phase of development standing to transform the Millbrae train station into a buzzing hub of homes, jobs, shops, tourism and public transportation, the city’s chief official said.

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It’s an hour before more than a dozen child support modification requests are set to be reviewed by a court commissioner, and the offices of the San Mateo County Department of Child Support Services is buzzing with activity.

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The Half Moon Bay City Council this week agreed to invest $300,000 into a workforce development center for homeless people despite some concern about its proximity to a school. 

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A 22-year-old San Bruno man employed by the city of San Bruno working in an after-school program at Belle Air Elementary School was arrested at his residence Thursday for raping a juvenile, according to police.

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California’s unemployment rate dropped slightly to 4% in September while San Mateo County’s rate dropped from the 2.1% unemployment rate logged in August to 1.7% in September, according to data released Friday by the state Employment Development Department.

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A 59-year-old San Mateo man is facing 16 years in state prison after he pleaded no contest to a felony charge of continuous sexual abuse Friday for molesting the 11-year-old daughter of his girlfriend over the course of three years, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.

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Activists in San Mateo County are seeking greater oversight of the Sheriff’s Office and asking the county’s Board of Supervisors to create a new citizens’ oversight body that would be able to compel records from the sheriff.

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Terrence McNally’s “It’s Only a Play” is billed as satire, but deep down it’s also a tribute to the eternal optimism of theater folks.

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An assemblyman and a group of Redwood City residents are calling for an urgency ordinance to stop large rent increases and no-fault evictions amid fears that landlords are trying to push out tenants before new statewide renter protections take effect in January.

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In the month since the long-awaited trial of a Hillsborough woman accused of murder began, family members, friends, criminalists and investigators have been brought to the witness stand to shed light on the 2016 crime that left a 27-year-old Millbrae man dead.

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As part of a plan to raise revenue for a cash-strapped district, Redwood City Elementary School District officials approved leasing former campuses vacated when schools were shuttered last year.

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The effort to recall Foster City Vice Mayor Herb Perez is one step closer to appearing on a ballot after San Mateo County elections officials concluded Wednesday that a sufficient number of vetted signatures have been gathered. 

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A Burlingame man was arrested Thursday for widespread anti-Semitic, homophobic and racist graffiti discovered throughout the Burlingame High School campus during the early morning hours of Sept. 5, according to police.

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Peninsula residents who felt small jolts from earthquakes originating in the East Bay and in San Benito County this week may have gotten a small taste of what it might have been like to experience the Loma Prieta earthquake that shook the Bay Area 30 years ago today. 

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After being forced to leave its longtime Redwood City location in 2018 and struggling for a year and a half to find a new home, Back Yard Coffee recently reopened in San Carlos.

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With an eye on setting policy which allows for additional construction in a manner respectful to the surrounding community, Millbrae officials proposed refinements to the regulations for developing accessory dwelling units.

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A 33-year-old Rio Vista man is facing one year in county jail after he pleaded no contest to felony threats and admitted he used a dangerous weapon in an August incident in which he is said to have attacked a 26-year-old woman in a Millbrae BART station restroom, according to the San Mateo C…

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After broaching the topic in January, the Redwood City Council Monday advanced a series of policy recommendations aimed at enhancing the retail landscape downtown. 

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Burlingame officials are scoping strategies to fend off rising waters expected along the city’s chunk of the Bayshore, and seeking input from residents wishing to discover more about sea level rise mitigation plans.

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Two men, age 24 and 29, are behind bars after being found with 35 pounds of methamphetamine and 2 pounds of heroin during a traffic stop by San Mateo police officers Thursday evening, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office. 

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A 56-year-old Redwood City transient is facing five felony charges and one misdemeanor charge for threatening a Kaiser Hospital emergency room employee with a knife while also having a pellet gun early Friday morning, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office. 

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A 45-year-old man was sentenced to one year in county jail and three years of supervised probation Monday after he pleaded no contest to felony car theft and commercial burglary for breaking into Woodside Elementary School and taking one laptop and two iPads in June, according to the San Mat…

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Real estate investment and development firm Lane Partners purchased the downtown San Mateo home of Draeger’s, but a representative from the family grocer said the store will remain.

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As a proposed one-cent sales tax for transportation projects throughout the Bay Area takes shape, Caltrain’s board of directors is excited about the prospect of much-needed funding, but is also concerned about equity and tax fatigue. 

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Finding a place to park should get easier in downtown San Mateo, following a decision by officials to install digital signs showing vacancies at garages, hang new signs directing drivers to nearby lots and update meters and pay stations.

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In an effort to reduce the risk of suicide in the San Mateo Medical Center’s psychiatry unit, health officials in the coming months are joining other hospitals providing psychiatric services to eliminate potential risks in the unit.

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A transient suspected of breaking into the Half Moon Bay Brewing Company on Thursday night and stealing the restaurant’s company car was arrested after he returned the following day, authorities said Saturday.

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The last day to register to vote in the Nov. 5 consolidated municipal, school and special district election in San Mateo County is Oct. 21, Chief Elections Officer Mark Church announced.

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A 24-year-old resident of El Granada, in unincorporated San Mateo County, was arrested Saturday morning during a probation search of his home, after sheriff’s deputies found illegal weapons and drugs there.

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A new public art installation offering a glimpse of the Bay Area’s past via archival footage and audio recordings will be unveiled in Redwood City’s Courthouse Square Saturday, Oct. 12.