HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has called off its search for a 12-year-old boy who was swept by a wave and out to sea from a Northern California beach.
Attending an inauguration unlike any before, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, said the militarized state of Washington, D.C., is a reminder of the tension surrounding the historical event and the split nation facing the new administration.
Calling on San Mateo County residents to practice patience while waiting for a COVID-19 vaccine, Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow released a statement Tuesday highlighting how an insufficient supply chain will result in many receiving their first dose by the late summer.
Amplified by high winds and a dry winter season, Cal Fire is fighting several active wildfires in the Santa Cruz Mountains area, including one in San Mateo County near the southern border.
Storm drain rates in San Bruno could rise significantly, as officials started laying the groundwork for hiking fees which they claim are needed to generate sufficient revenue for fixing an old and broken system.
No risk, no reward miles: Someone hacked into an American Airlines’ account and transferred about $9127.30 worth of reward miles into their account, it was reported on the 2000 block of Ticonderoga Drive in unincorporated San Mateo County Wednesday, Jan. 6.
State Sen. Josh Becker, D-San Mateo, will on Thursday host an online town hall to discuss the latest COVID-19 developments, including vaccine availability.
High winds in the Bay Area caused power outages for over 42,000 PG&E customers on Tuesday, according to the agency.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Powerful winds raking California on Tuesday reignited fires where a massive summer wildfire burned south of the San Francisco region, authorities said.
SamTrans is continuing feasibility and local outreach studies for the Dumbarton rail project, a potential commuter link between the East Bay and the Peninsula, despite no current funding plan to complete it.
Following the dissolution of a previous agreement to sell the former El Crystal Elementary School, San Bruno city officials expressed interest in potentially acquiring or leasing the school site owned by the local school district.
Moving into a third year on the San Carlos City Council, the city’s new mayor, Laura Parmer-Lohan, aims to continue work established over the past year to help the city recover from COVID-19 and to grow beyond its pre-pandemic state.
Following more than one year of deliberations on ways to adequately archive decisions by the San Mateo County Community College District Board of Trustees, officials seem to have found a suitable system for composing meeting minutes.
By collecting an arsenal of stories about everyday life during the pandemic, the San Mateo County Historical Association hopes to provide future researchers with well-rounded information on life beyond the statistics but to do so they need the community to be drawn to share.
San Mateo County is still in Phase 1A of its COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, the county announced on Thursday.
Several parts of the Bay Area are at risk of power outages and increased fire danger this week due to high offshore winds and higher-than-average temperatures, according to the National Weather Service.
A 20-year-old man who was a passenger of a dirt bike died Sunday evening after a crash threw him from the bike onto the eastbound Bay Bridge and he was struck by a pickup truck, California Highway Patrol San Francisco said.
Unnecessary repairs: Someone broke into a resident’s apartment and disassembled their stove on National Avenue in San Bruno, it was reported at 8:07 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29.
As San Mateo continues to deal with COVID-19 restrictions, local restaurants in the city, like Dahlia Mexican Grill, face severe financial loss and permanent closures if fortunes don’t improve.
To ease the financial burden facing San Mateo County Community College District students, officials are examining opportunities to waive tuition and cut other affiliated enrollment costs or enhance financial aid programs.
San Mateo is restarting its 2040 General Plan process, a key blueprint in planning and determining the future of housing in the city for the coming decades.
Ramping up for potential civil unrest on the day of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, a series of announcements were released from law enforcement agencies across San Mateo County assuring residents that departments will be prepared to respond to any “spontaneous demonstrations.”
A slice of life: A pizza was stolen from a resident’s front porch on Trousdale Drive in Burlingame, it was reported at 7:25 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29.
San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Friday announced a plan to set up three large-scale COVID-19 vaccination centers in the city — in an effort to get as many residents and workers vaccinated, once supplies become readily available.
Pacifica’s Municipal Pier is closed for at least a month after large tides and pounding waves damaged a 40-foot section of its deck and concrete railing.
Young poets from Daly City have the opportunity to represent their city via a Youth Poet Laureate program.
Firefighters discovered a dead person while evacuating a burning apartment building Friday in Daly City, according to police.
San Mateo County’s public court records for The People of the State of California vs. Scott Peterson, dating from 2020 to the conclusion of the case, will be provided by remote access, according to the Superior Court.
A key piece of the proposal to rebuild Burlingame’s historic former post office into a sweeping office building above a community town square moved ahead to officials who will consider adopting the project’s development agreement.
A universal basic income program is being proposed by South San Francisco officials seeking creative ways to alleviate the suffering of residents grappling with a mounting financial burden during the pandemic.
To fend off flooding potentially caused by sea level rise, South San Francisco officials examined potential environmental engineering options which could protect threatened areas — with a special focus on Colma Creek.
With an early payment worth nearly $3 million, Millbrae officials kick-started development of an affordable housing development with a preference for military veterans which will be built near the city’s train station.
A driver accused of hitting a 68-year-old bicyclist in San Mateo that put the bicyclist in a coma has pleaded not guilty to hit-and-run charges, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.
A man was arrested in Millbrae Sunday afternoon for carjacking and assault with a deadly weapon after he took a car and sped at the victim, who jumped out of the way on the 400 block of Broadway, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.
South San Francisco police are on the lookout for a man who sexually assaulted a woman while she was walking west on Randolph Avenue toward Edison Avenue early in the morning Tuesday, Jan. 12.
Strange things are afoot at the Circle-K: A case of fraud occurred at Circle K on Airport Boulevard in South San Francisco, it was reported at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A man facing a second trial after a fire killed 36 partygoers at a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse he's accused of illegally converting into a cluttered artists enclave is expected to plead guilty later this month, relatives of several of the victims said.
A recent COVID-19 outbreak resulting in the infection of 118 residents, 49 staff and one employee’s death at Burlingame Skilled Nursing has left many workers concerned for their safety and demanding better working conditions.
As hospital capacity continues to be strained regionally and cases soar, San Mateo County Health officials warn surge bed capacity is less of a safety net than it appears without adequate staffing as the county continues to experience a post-holiday COVID-19 surge.
Caltrain has dropped its Go Pass pricing for 2021 and 2022 and will add electronic bike lockers at its stations, citing COVID-19 and chances to improve sustainability.
A Redwood City man faces attempted murder charges for allegedly throwing a concrete rock through a car on Highway 101 that hit a passenger and sent him to the ICU, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.
A man who had his storage locker burglarized was able to find the stolen items on Facebook Marketplace and San Mateo police arrested a man in connection after posing as a potential buyer in a sting operation this week.
Uber weird: A ride-hailing driver reported an intoxicated passenger and it was revealed that they also had a felony warrant and a misdemeanor warrant on the 800 block of Walnut Street in San Carlos, it was reported at 11:56 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31.
A teenager from Menlo Park has been reported missing, police said.
Kaiya Brooks, a 15-year-old 10th grader at Crystal Spring Uplands School in Hillsborough, has started a music program performing virtual piano concerts at assisted living centers to help the elderly during the pandemic.
A program to deploy mental health clinicians on emergency calls related to mental distress received approval from the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, advancing a monthslong effort to reimagine local policing.
Foster City has made leadership changes in its Public Works and Parks and Recreation Departments, with both department directors let go and a new interim head running both.
An art installation honoring Redwood City’s commitment to racial equity and inclusion was moved forward Monday after the City Council unanimously backed a project work plan detailing how the city should approach establishing the piece.
The suspension of jury trials in San Mateo County has been extended through Feb. 4 in response to health and safety concerns due to the rising count of COVID-19 cases, the San Mateo County Superior Court announced Tuesday.
The city of San Mateo will receive $23.8 million in funding to complete its 25th Avenue Grade Separation Project after the San Mateo County Transportation Authority voted to grant the funding to the city last week.