Police are asking for help in catching a carjacker who stole a car in the Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo and lead police on a high-speed chase.
The suspect – described as a Hispanic male in his 20s, roughly 5 feet 8 inches tall – approached a vehicle in the parking lot above Sears around 8:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14. Read More
Menlo-Atherton at San Mateo, 3 p.m.The Bears are off to an 0-3 start and have scored just 23 points all season. A road test against the Bearcats (2-1), who are coming off a 50-29 loss to a quality Terra Nova team, could be a tough task. Read More
A mountain lion was spotted this morning in the Highlands neighborhood of unincorporated San Mateo County, emergency officials said today.
The animal was seen at about 9:05 a.m. behind a home at 116 CSM Drive and appeared to be heading toward the Crystal Springs area.
Residents are advised to not approach mountain lions, and to try to appear large and make noise if one is nearby. The cats are most active at dawn, dusk and night. Read More
Mt. Eden at Capuchino, 3 p.m.The Mustangs finally played a game last week and lost a 40-36 shootout. This week, Cap takes on 0-2 Mt. Eden.
Gunderson at Mills, 3:15 p.m.The Vikings have been blown out in their first three games and look to right the ship at home against the Grizzlies. Read More
Woodside at Los Altos, 3:15 p.m.After a bye week, Woodside looks to earn its first win of the season. The Wildcats will have their hands full with the Eagles, who won by 50 last week.
Burlingame at Gunn, 3:30 p.m.After a hard-fought loss to Palo Alto last week, Burlingame takes on a Titans team fresh off a 39-0 trouncing of Yerba Buena. Read More
This morning, a California Highway Patrol car struck a presumed dead body that had been flung into northbound highway traffic in San Mateo from a collision reported minutes earlier, a CHP spokesman said.
The deceased and another person had apparently been standing on southbound U.S. Highway 101 around Poplar Avenue at about 2:55 a.m. when a black limousine hit them, CHP spokesman Art Montiel said. Read More
Andre Volant intended to celebrate Labor Day with a quick windsurfing jaunt, but instead he ended up swimming for his life as darkness fell on San Francisco Bay.
The 70-year-old San Bruno resident’s day took a turn for the worse when his carbon-fiber mast snapped and he spent most of the next five hours swimming with his board from Coyote Point to just past the San Mateo Bridge. Foster City police eventually rescued Volant. Read More
Although some design options for high-speed rail have been eliminated, the controversial proposal to put trains on elevated platforms through San Mateo County remains a possibility. Read More
Residents in San Mateo will be paying higher sewer rates next month, following the city’s decision to increase costs by 9 percent to help offset maintenance and operational expenses. Read More
No tenant would be happy if you decided to raise their rent by several hundred dollars. But if the tenants feel that you are doing that while simultaneously cutting back on maintenance, then temperatures are really going to rise. Read More