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A California Highway Patrol officer provided a satisfying answer Sunday to other drivers who witnessed two speeding cars on the San Mateo Bridge and may have wondered a version of “Where’s a cop when you need one?"

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BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The father of two young children found dead in his eastern Nebraska home, where they had been staying for a court-ordered visitation with him, has been arrested four states away in California, police said.

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In the wake of a tragic confrontation with Daly City police which left a black man dead, social justice advocates in neighboring South San Francisco urged officials to adopt policies limiting interactions between community members and law enforcement.

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Rev. Jay Sapaen Watan leads the congregation in prayer for outdoor Sunday service at the Episcopal Church of St. Matthew in San Mateo. It was their first outdoor service since March of last year. The parish got the green light to gather for outdoor services from the Episcopal Diocese of Cali…

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An increase in housing unit development requirements from the state is prompting the city of Belmont to plan for the significant challenge in its housing element update.

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As pandemic restrictions loosen, Sweet Farm in Half Moon Bay is offering up-close tours for people to meet rescued farm animals like goats, cows, chickens and sheep to educate people about animal welfare issues.

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Weakened by COVID-19 and nearing death, 79-year-old Vitali Voskoboinik was given only months to live but the hospice agency tasked with aiding his life transition credited his rapid recovery and unlikely survival to the love of his daughter.

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Millbrae officials agreed that urgency is needed to adopt a package of policies, regulations and fees designed to finance and facilitate construction of affordable housing.

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The San Mateo Planning Commission Tuesday approved site modification plans for Kiku Crossing, a downtown residential housing building and East Fifth Avenue parking garage that now needs City Council approval.

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A teenage girl was killed early Monday morning in a car crash on Lorton Avenue in Burlingame, with the juvenile boy driver arrested in the incident, Burlingame police said.

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San Mateo County residents ages 12 and up can now access vaccinations against COVID-19 at all clinics offering Pfizer doses following federal and state approval for the expansion.

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Passionate about exploring her own skating talents, one 13-year-old East Palo Alto girl has channeled her interests of skateboarding into a community giveaway in hopes of helping other young people find their passion in the sport.

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The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission has approved a 6-mile public trail extension project in the Peninsula Watershed area that will improve public hiking options and trail access, adding to the existing Fifield-Cahill Ridge Trail.

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San Bruno police recovered a stolen car with a 2-month-old mini-Australian shepherd puppy inside early April 30, after it was taken the night before, according to police.

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Oh dear! A limping deer was spotted on the intersection of Ralston Avenue and Cipriani Boulevard in Belmont, it was reported at 1:54 a.m. Saturday, May 1.

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Caltrain is facing a $21.2 million deficit in its preliminary 2022 budget due to the pandemic’s effects, with plans to use recently passed federal funding to help cover the deficit.

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As Burlingame sets the table for introducing commercial developments accommodating the life sciences industry along the Bayfront, officials discussed ways to plan growth and address the need for improved public spaces.

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Preparing for a long-term recovery out of the pandemic, the Redwood City Council unanimously approved a multipronged approach to ensure businesses, residents and city resources remain successful post-COVID.

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A San Francisco driver who allegedly ran over and killed a man lying in the middle of El Camino Real in Redwood City has been arrested and charged with felony hit-and-run, the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office said.

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Sheriff’s deputies responding to the report of a man experiencing a mental health crisis and with a knife on the 500 block of Quarry Road in San Carlos Friday, April 30, took a step back and decided to leave the scene after about an hour and learning he didn’t make any threats, commit any cr…

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San Mateo County is loosening face-covering restrictions to align with state guidelines, with fully vaccinated people no longer required to wear masks outside except when attending crowded outdoor events.

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Natalie San Juan began individual therapy after losing two loved ones during the pandemic, one due to COVID-19. For several years, the Redwood City resident had been receiving case management services through Caminar, a Bay Area-based behavioral health agency, but the continued isolation thr…

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A Redwood City man has been charged with allegedly breaking into the Redeemer Lutheran School and St. Michael Preschool in Redwood City and stealing $500, an iPad charger and food over two days last week, the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office said.

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Caltrain will hold a public hearing later this month to get feedback on a proposal to extend its monthly pass fare discount to 2023.

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San Mateo County moved into the state’s yellow COVID-19 reopening tier Tuesday, allowing the county to reopen almost all businesses indoors with capacity limits.

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Though the San Mateo County Community College District previously announced that classes would largely be held online next fall, some officials are questioning whether more students should be allowed back on campus.

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A 60-year-old San Mateo County man has been found guilty Monday of molesting nine children over a 30-year-period in Menlo Park, the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office said.