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1 hr ago | Patch.com
The California Legislature adjourned for the year early today with 16 bills by Senator Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo/Santa Clara counties, awaiting action by the governor, including bills that would protect consumers, improve oversight of utilities by the California Public Utilities Commission and restore public access to Martins Beach.
5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Visitors to Santa Clara County's open-space parks are among the guinea pigs beginning this Labor Day weekend, part of a growing social experiment from San Francisco to Saratoga that places pianos in public places encouraging anyone to simply strike up a tune.
8 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland
One person died and two others are seriously injured after falling from a cliff in Daly City early Saturday morning, fire officials said.
12 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal
California's election recount policy will stay the same for the upcoming November election but the Peninsula lawmaker trying to change it vowed to try again after his bill stalled in the state Senate Friday.
16 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal
The two murder suspects in a botched 2013 San Mateo home invasion robbery that ended up getting their friend killed will stand trial on charges that could potentially send them to prison for life or even Death Row.
Weeks after the tight finish in the June controller’s race highlighted major weaknesess in California’s recount law, legislation to create taxpayer-funded recounts in close contests has bogged down in partisan fighting and is dead for the year.
Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins D-San Diego, Sen. Mark Leno, D- San Francisco, and Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff confer during the California Legislature approve the budget bill at the State Capitol in 2014.
Vibeke Gade first volunteered for the Kings Mountain Art Fair in 1970, cooking breakfast for visiting artists back in the fair's early stages.
This March, 2014 photo released by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office shows Marilyn Hartman.
The 36,000 pound Navistar Maxx Pro tactical rescue vehicle used by police waits in a lot in South San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.
American Red Cross spokeswoman Jennifer Sturm said the organization is assisting the displaced residents with necessities like food, shelter and clothes.
REDWOOD CITY, California A Filipino Catholic priest in New Jersey faces sex abuse charges after his August 21 arrest for allegedly molesting a teenage boy.
A 16-year-old East Palo Alto boy charged with attempted murder for an October drive-by shooting that injured three people pleaded not guilty this week, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.
After nearly 50 years in public transportation, including 15 years leading the San Mateo County Transit District, Michael J. Scanlon on Wednesday informed the District Board of Directors he is retiring.
Michael Scanlon, 67, has been leading the district since 1999, overseeing Caltrain, SamTrans and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority.
Nine people accused of hauling more than 5,000 pounds of marijuana off of a boat from Mexico that landed at a San Mateo County beach earlier this month are now facing federal drug smuggling charges, according to court records.
Araselis Marte and her two daughters have lived in their small two-bedroom apartment on Grant Street for nine years.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 08:53 pm
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