San Mateo County announced on Wednesday a partnership with local school districts to provide up to $2.879 million to help K-12 students get online during the COVID-19 pandemic.
While county health authorities continue to reach for clarity on how to be removed from the state’s COVID-19 watchlist, San Mateo County officials warn residents there’s no clear end to business closures in sight.
Faux pas: Someone on Pacific Boulevard in San Mateo passed a fake $20 bill and then decided they wanted it back, it was reported at 7:19 p.m. Tuesday, July 28.
Waley Cheong, a 23-year-old San Francisco resident, has been identified as the suspect in the stabbing of three people, one fatally, in unincorporated Redwood City early Tuesday morning, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said.
Jr. Couture was a small and colorful children’s hair salon on 25th Avenue in San Mateo. Due to shelter-in-place shutdowns and lack of business, the owner of Jr. Couture was forced to break her lease and close the salon.
The San Mateo Police Department on Tuesday arrested a 27-year-old homeless man accused of violently raping a 62-year-old woman in the city last week.
Committing to racial equity, the Redwood City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday night, formally declaring Black Lives Matter while directing staff to analyze the potential commission of a mural or monument reaffirming those beliefs.
After receiving substantial interest in development within Redwood City, the council held the first of two gatekeeper study sessions Monday night, providing input on four of nine proposed plans.
A man is in custody for attempting to stab a woman without provocation at a taqueria in unincorporated Redwood City Saturday, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.
A South San Francisco man who prosecutors say pointed a rifle at a man delivering $1,270 in pay was sentenced to five years probation Tuesday, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.
To provide additional space for safe social distancing, the San Mateo County Superior Court will move jury selection for trials scheduled for the Hall of Justice in Redwood City to the Event Center in San Mateo, according to county officials.
Let's couch this discussion: When someone confronted another person dumping furniture on the road in San Mateo, the person threw furniture at them, it was reported at 10:04 a.m. Saturday, July 18.
Someone stabbed three people, one fatally, in unincorporated Redwood City early Tuesday morning and was found dead as well by responding deputies, a San Mateo County sheriff's spokeswoman said.
Armstrong Brewing Company, the small but mighty taproom prominently located in downtown South San Francisco, has tapped its last keg.
In a controversial decision, San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District officials terminated a contract with the San Mateo Police Department which placed officers on local campuses.
Though San Mateo County Census data collection has reflected far greater success than state and national efforts, U.S. 2020 Census leaders have been thrown a new blow after officials announced door-to-door data collection efforts would be reduced by a month.
Starting this Sunday, SamTrans will be adding more frequent service and resume fare collection with front-door boarding that includes the installation of protective barriers between riders and the driver, according to the bus service.
No rest at this room: A person stood on the roof of restrooms on Alameda de las Pulgas in San Mateo repeatedly sounding an air horn, it was reported at 7:47 p.m. Tuesday, July 28.
A 27-year-old Menlo Park man was arrested Sunday afternoon as the suspect in the stabbing of a convenience store clerk during a robbery, police said.
The pandemic is scrambling a traditionally predictable local housing market as recent reports show rents dropping throughout the region while home sale values are projected to continue trending higher.
San Mateo Union High School District officials are advancing a plan to sell the former Crestmoor High School campus, which they hope will help finance visions to build new homes for teachers.
Transit advocates are urging Congress to allocate an additional $32 billion for public transit, including at least $3.1 billion for transit in California, in the next COVID-19 relief package.
Changes could be coming to the Sisters of Mercy campus in Burlingame, where officials with the religious institution are launching a public outreach campaign to receive feedback on the future of the expansive campus.
In its search to find a man responsible for sexually assaulting a woman Wednesday evening, the San Mateo Police Department has released surveillance video of someone they believe is the suspect.
Bob March, who rose to fame during the early years of television broadcasting in the Bay Area as “Captain Satellite”, has died at home near Sacramento. He was 93, according to Louise Ann Pennella-March, his daughter-in-law. March died Thursday morning, Pennella-March said Friday.
The San Francisco Bay Trail added a new section near East Palo Alto that opened to the public on Friday, closing a .6-mile gap along an 80-mile stretch of the trail.
A volunteer hands out backpacks at the San Mateo County Event Center Saturday, Aug. 1 for client families at the Samaritan House. While the backpack giveaway is usually done at the center, it was done in a drive-thru format because of coronavirus. More than 2,000 backpacks filled with school…
The Magnolia of Millbrae hosted food trucks for the ’front line’ workers and physicians at Mills Peninsula Hospital last week. International cuisine was enjoyed by many. The Magnolia of Millbrae Residents and staff thank Mills Peninsula Hospital for all that they do to take care of our commu…
Stolen footage • Someone was caught on camera stealing a cell phone from a table on Laurel Street in San Carlos resulting in a loss of approximately $500, it was reported at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31.
Millbrae Mayor Reuben Holober and Vice Mayor Ann Schneider joined Millbrae Cities Commission Chair Robert Gottschalk, Commissioners Kathleen Kimura and Tom Dawdy and Millbrae Recreation Department coordinator for a bell ringing ceremony in front of Millbrae City Hall Aug. 5. Tom Dawdy, of Da…
After weeks of contentious negotiations, the one-eighth cent sales tax for Caltrain cleared a final hurdle Friday and is officially headed to the November ballot.
As an unprecedented number of people visit county parks daily with family friendly entertainment limited, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted to eliminate vehicle entrance fees at Flood County Park and officials are exploring ways to reduce fees at other parks to make access more…
From congressional candidates to school measures, voters in the Daily Journal coverage area from South San Francisco to Redwood City will have plenty of choices leading up to November.
A man was arrested for making sexual comments to a 12-year-old girl and then followed her home while drunk in San Mateo Thursday night, according to District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.
Take a whack at this one: Someone complained of construction on Bernal Avenue in Burlingame. Upon arrival found a homeowner was merely pulling weeds, it was reported at 11:13 a.m. Sunday, July 26.
A 45-year-old Manteca woman suspected of stealing credit cards from elderly shoppers while they were distracted was arrested this week outside a Target store in San Mateo, police said.
A 34-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend, who escaped from a vehicle when it came to a stop in Redwood City, according to police.
San Mateo police have released new information about a sexual assault that took place near Central Park Wednesday night that includes more of the suspect description.
A strong statement of dissent for the state’s decision to place San Mateo County on the COVID-19 watchlist was released Thursday by the county’s Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow who apologized in the statement to business owners for the state mandated closures effective this week.
The Joint Powers Board Thursday approved placing a “clean” sales tax for Caltrain on the November ballot as well as a resolution aimed at resolving long-standing concerns about governance of the railroad.
Responding to allegations of poor communication from colleagues who called for her ouster earlier this week, the Sequoia Union High School District’s embattled chief official issued a somber apology.
Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault near a sidewalk at Ninth Avenue and South El Camino Real Wednesday night.
Making their house look better
County health officials are leading blind through a statewide coronavirus resurgence following news of a technical problem at the state level which has resulted in the distribution of incomplete lab testing data.
The SamTrans board Wednesday weighed in on a resolution proposing changes to Caltrain’s governance structure before the railroad’s board of directors considers it Thursday morning.
A proposed three-story commercial space in San Carlos has passed a development hurdle, gaining approval from the planning commission during a virtual meeting Monday night.
Early Monday morning, San Mateo police officers located and arrested a suspect for auto theft and narcotics charges after he fled from officers in the North Central neighborhood.
Concerns over a partnership placing police on local campuses could lead to San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District officials amending or terminating the school resource officer program.
As a result of the recently adopted state budget, which included over $54 billion in reductions primarily caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the San Mateo County Superior Court announced an initial round of layoffs and mandatory furloughs as a partial solution to estimated budget reductions of…