As the 2011 season begins, both Aragon and San Mateo high schools enter with something to prove after they each finished last in their respective leagues and were dropped into lower divisions.
The two meet in each’s season opener Friday at 7 p.m. at San Mateo in what could be the beginning of a redemption season for either team. Read More
Hayward police Wednesday morning announced that they have made an arrest in the case of Michelle Le, the 26-year-old San Mateo nursing student who went missing in May.
Le disappeared on May 27 from Kaiser Permanente Hayward Medical Center. Read More
Mills-Peninsula Health Services is withholding its support for a proposed downtown improvement district unless its fees are slashed by two-thirds.The Downtown San Mateo Association’s proposed property-based improvement district would charge downtown property owners for street cleaning, trash gathering, landscaping, and economic development.But there’s a hang-up. Read More
The 2010 season was a roller coaster ride for the College of San Mateo Bulldogs — one that was fun, had fans sick to their stomach and feeling better after it was all said and done.
CSM was sitting at 6-0, primed to make a return trip to the California State Championship.
Click on the picture for the Bulldogs' schedule. Read More
The goon who punched a teenager in San Mateo for not paying a street tax — an injury that had the victim’s jaw wired shut for eight weeks — is facing up to five years in prison.Donesh Daniel Nickravesh, 23, pleaded no contest Monday to two assault charges stemming from the mindless April 2 attack on three former Aragon High School students. Read More
The Downtown San Mateo Association wants property owners to pay for taking downtown maintenance into their own hands.To prepare for what association Director Rob Edwards says is a $10 million rollback of redevelopment-funded services — from police foot patrols and public works to trash pickup and economic development — he and some property and business owners are circulating a petition to create a property-based improvement district. Read More
A registered sex offender is facing charges of possesing a cache of hild pornography on a computer at his San Mateo home.
Police arrested a registered sex offender Monday after probation officers allegedly found a cache of child pornography on a computer at his San Mateo home.
Kent Ping Lin, 25, was arrested at his home in the 2600 block of Sugarloaf Drive at about 10:20 p.m. Monday, according to the San Mateo Police Department. Read More
San Mateo firefighters on Monday helped police detectives track down two men suspected of robbing a gas station at gunpoint, according to the police department.Officers responded to reports of an armed robbery at a 76 gas station at 28th Avenue and El Camino Real at about 10 a.m., according to San Mateo police spokesman Sgt. David Norris. Read More
A prominent San Mateo child psychiatrist accused of molesting dozens of young patients will be sent to a mental hospital — an ending prosecutors called a “significant disappointment.”William Ayres, 79, faced life in prison after being charged four years ago with nine counts of performing lewd acts on seven boys during counseling sessions between 1991 and 1996. Read More
The long-running case of a prominent San Mateo child psychiatrist accused of molesting young patients could be resolved in court today, prosecutors said.William Ayres, 79, was once president of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. But in 2007, the doctor was charged with nine counts of performing lewd acts on seven boys during counseling sessions that took place between 1991 and 1996. Read More