Police are investigating two burglaries and two attempted burglaries that took place at homes in Hillsborough over the weekend.
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?"
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.
An employee with the College of San Mateo is suspected of engaging in sexual acts with two minors last year, San Jose police said Monday.
Lifted business restrictions have been a welcomed sign of recovery in San Mateo County but a survey conducted by one nonprofit focused on feeding the county’s underserved warns that many could still be left behind if not met with community support.
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.
It’s a good problem to have.
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…
Burlingame officials are expecting a gradual but substantial economic recovery amid the pandemic as growth in the travel industry is planned to revive local hotels, which historically are a backbone of the city’s budget.
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.
Police say a 19-year-old man was fatally shot just before 9 p.m. Friday in the driver's seat of a car parked in the lot of the San Mateo Adult School on Poplar Avenue.
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.
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.
For many years, venture capitalist Tim Draper considered California and the Bay Area some of the best places for entrepreneurs.
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.
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.
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.
The city of San Mateo is planning a workshop Tuesday to gather input for its general plan through small group discussions.
What a steal: Someone stole a skateboard, dog food, phone charger and baby clothes from a vehicle on Carlmont Drive in Belmont, it was reported at 12:22 p.m. Wednesday, May 5.
San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two suspects in connection with a stabbing that occurred Thursday.
Police in Redwood City on Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly stealing a vehicle and possessing an unregistered firearm.
A 20-year-old transient was arrested Friday morning near Woodside for allegedly starting an illegal campfire that spread to nearby grass, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.
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.
After more than one year of mostly shuttered campuses amid the pandemic, San Mateo County Community College District officials generally agreed that a swifter approach should be taken to allowing students back.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With a surplus of COVID-19 vaccines, San Mateo County officials encouraged all eligible residents to get vaccinated as they prepare for appointments to soon open up to children ages 12 to 15.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
That’s coldblooded: A Belmont resident spotted a 12- to 18-inch snake with visible rattles on their back patio on Lake Road, it was reported at 3:27 p.m. Friday, April 30.
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.
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…
As court proceedings begin to ramp up after a pandemic lull, local attorneys and advocates against domestic violence are tuned into how a new law broadening the definition of domestic violence will play out in courts.
Sustainable San Mateo County’s Virtual Auction is now live, offering 140 items. It will conclude 8 p.m. Friday, May 14, following SSMC’s 22nd annual Awards Celebration, from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
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.
Forgive me father, for I have sinned: Someone stole money from a locked box inside a church on El Camino Real in San Mateo, it was reported at 3:07 p.m. Sunday, May 2.
Caltrain will hold a public hearing later this month to get feedback on a proposal to extend its monthly pass fare discount to 2023.
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.
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.
COVID-19 sent hospitals into high alert more than a year ago, forcing greater safety practices to be instituted and putting an end to many volunteer opportunities.
Reflecting on the effect of COVID-19 on San Mateo County’s Latino and immigrant populations, local nonprofit and education leaders discussed the struggles some of the county’s most underserved residents experienced, how they managed to push through and what work still lies ahead.
High school students planning to stay on the Peninsula and hoping to earn the competitive salary needed to survive locally will be exposed to a variety of lucrative careers available immediately after graduating.
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.
Ain’t nobody here but us chickens: A Foster City resident let his chickens loose in Shad Park on Shad Court and was advised by an officer to keep their chickens contained, it was reported at 4:04 p.m. Saturday, May 1.
Police arrested the driver of a white cargo van that fatally hit a pedestrian early Monday in Redwood City.