One of the biggest challenges California's 1,000 or so school districts face -- the implementation of transformational new Common Core standards, curriculum and testing over the next two years -- may be about to get a lot easier.
Tens of thousands of people descended on the San Mateo County Fairgrounds on Saturday for the eighth annual Maker Faire, the enormously popular Do-It-Yourself festival that features everything from bicycle-powered sculptures to Tesla coils to stilt walkers.
Maker Faire, the Greatest Show on Earth, announces that over 900 makers will be exhibiting their projects, hobbies, innovations, products, and creativity at the event to be held today, May 18 and the 19th at the San Mateo County Event Center.
Ridership is booming for Caltrain. So much so, the agency is looking to add more cars to its trains.
Items selected are from the daily police logs of the cities listed below. Times shown are when the incidents were reported to the police.
Jacqueline Alexandra Rivera, 18, Redwood City. Rivera was arrested on Monday, May 7, 2012, on suspicion of attempted murder, arson, and burglary.
Authorities were working to determine whether a man found dead Thursday below a 90 foot cliff was the victim of a homicide, suicide or an accident.
The thrilling tale of two bald eagles that made a historic mating attempt last year at a reservoir in San Mateo County has turned into a mystery.
After years of legal wrangling, Dr. William Hamilton Ayres, an 81-year-old former San Mateo psychiatrist accused of molesting boys during examinations in the 1990s, Thursday admitted to the charges against him.
San Mateo County Community College District officials approved a cooperative agreement with LocusPoint Network to fund KCSM-TV for up to four years then share in profits from a future auction.
The scenario involved a strong quake striking a few miles outside the Golden Gate, rupturing the San Andreas Fault for hundreds of miles.
A Los Altos Hills surgeon injured in a collision with a horse on Interstate 280 has sued the stable and farm, alleging the accident was the result of negligence.
This information is from the Menlo Park and Atherton police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.
It has been 25 years since voters approved funding to replace the outdated interchange where Willow Road meets U.S. 101 in Menlo Park, but on May 7, Menlo Park City Council members tried to finally nudge the project closer to reality by giving a nod to one of the design options suggested by the multi-agency group currently working on the ... (more)