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Three local teachers, a nonprofit and museum curator were honored Monday for continuing the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

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A proposed 71-unit project in Moss Beach — at the site of a World War II training center — goes before county planning commissioners Wednesday with the nonprofit developer saying the proposal will bring needed affordable housing to the coast.

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Three school districts are seeking approval for taxes in the March primary election which advocates claim are necessary to improve antiquated facilities or bolster a limited budget, while critics claim the measures are unearned and unnecessary.

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A 50-year-old South San Francisco woman died after getting out of a vehicle that had been rear-ended on Highway 101 in San Mateo early Sunday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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A fire that sparked at a boarded-up building in Redwood City Monday morning was quickly extinguished as it reached two alarms, a fire battalion chief said.

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In a landmark decision to transform the San Bruno Park Elementary School District, officials narrowly agreed to sell 21 acres of land to a housing developer for $79.5 million.

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Asante Spencer, Pooja Agarwal and Diya Mehta perform award-winning essays and poetry during the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Essay and Poetry Contest. Local students were honored at an awards ceremony held at the King Center in San Mateo on Saturday, Jan. 18. Spencer won first place in the 12…

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On orders from the county, overnight RV parking and storage of fishing gear at Pillar Point Harbor in El Granada must cease by March 1, though officials are exploring ways to legally resume both activities. 

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Frustrated and disillusioned with the challenges posed by accommodating the competing interests of the numerous transit agencies operating from the Millbrae train station, officials have signed onto a movement toward consolidation.

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Regulating the short-term rental industry will be no financial boon for San Bruno officials who examined potential revenue opportunities brought by taxes and fees on stays at homes rented on Airbnb or similar websites.

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The California Highway Patrol reported a fatal collision occurred Sunday morning on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo.

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Personal foul Someone was assaulted at a basketball court on West Hillsdale Boulevard in San Mateo, it was reported at, 1 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9.

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When Al Acena, professor emeritus of history at College of San Mateo, died last October at 87 obituaries noted his many academic achievements. Among other accomplishments, his resume listed serving on the boards of both the San Mateo County Historical Association and the board of the Filipin…

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A proposed five-story, 35-unit condominium that would be the tallest building in downtown San Carlos goes before city planning commissioners Tuesday with a staff recommendation for approval.

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The Half Moon Bay Planning Commission is recommending the City Council approve a proposed parklet with outdoor seating on Main Street despite pushback from nearby business owners worried about the loss of parking, safety and other potential impacts.

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A Boonville resident who prosecutors said was found with 2.4 kilograms of marijuana in his carry-on bag at San Francisco International Airport was placed on three years probation Thursday on the condition that he serve 60 days in the San Mateo County.

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A San Mateo pastor was arrested Thursday after allegedly threatening to shoot members of another church, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Three U.S. airports will screen passengers arriving from central China for a new virus that has sickened dozens, killed two and prompted worries about an international outbreak, health officials said Friday.

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Noah White Winchester, the 35-year-old convicted of sexually assaulting three women in San Mateo while a police officer for the city, was sentenced Thursday to 81 years to life in state prison.

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A proposal to construct a bicycle pump track in Belmont is exciting the mountain biking community and also triggering concerns about traffic and noise impacts, among others. 

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The proposed Silicon Valley Harley-Davidson dealership — a relocation of the business from South San Francisco — goes before the San Carlos Planning Commission Tuesday with word that married men, rather than rebels, are riding the motorcycles.

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A Southern California resident was sentenced Wednesday to three years and four months in state prison for felony grand theft involving a 66-year-old Redwood City woman whose home was set for auction after defaulting on property taxes.

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A 35-year-old man who prosecutors said was arrested by San Mateo police after the mother of the youth, less than 14-years-old, intercepted texts Jan. 11 inviting the youth to meet the man for sex will be arraigned Jan. 22.

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The Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors named its newest member Wednesday to replace the retiring Kathleen Kane with the founding director of programs for the Siena Youth Center, Rafael Avendano Diaz.

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Caltrain and the residents of San Mateo’s Hayward Park neighborhood are at an impasse as to where to put a controversial set-out track used to store maintenance equipment and sometimes locomotives during emergencies. 

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Following a rapid response in the aftermath of last month’s storm, work in San Bruno is advancing to permanently fix a landslide which claimed a portion of the hillside along San Bruno Avenue near Skyline Boulevard.

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A state court has upheld the perjury conviction of a man who testified before the San Mateo County Criminal Grand Jury in the “Sunny Day” criminal cases that included the killing of a gang member who was a police informant.

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Joshua Michael Godfrey, 35, convicted in a 2006 carjacking and robbery in Belmont that was followed five months later by a Redwood City bank robbery, has been denied parole for seven years, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has intervened in a San Mateo lawsuit he contends involves the state’s ability to provide affordable housing — but the city says the case deals with a 10-unit condominium development off El Camino Real that doesn’t meet municipal standards.

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A streetcar line on Broadway in Redwood City, an idea that has been discussed for years as a first-last mile solution, is financially infeasible and will not become a reality in the foreseeable future, the City Council declared Monday. 

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A $65,000 program involving at least six drones for the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office to use in cliff rescue, hostage situations, locating fleeing suspects and other emergencies won praise Tuesday from the Board of Supervisors.

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Aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a majority of Redwood City councilmembers Monday reiterated support for a ban on natural gas in new construction, with potential exceptions for affordable housing projects, among other types of development.

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A housing developer offered the San Bruno Park Elementary School District $79.5 million to purchase a former school campus turned driving range at the foot of Crestmoor Canyon.

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A 29-year-old Menlo Park resident who prosecutors say murdered an unarmed man at a Belmont apartment faces a trial Wednesday in San Mateo County Superior Court.