Brendan P. Bartholomew

Pacifica residents question possible Higgins Way land sale

Some Pacifica residents and open-space advocates have expressed concerns about the possible…

San Mateo installs ‘fast chargers’ for zero-emissions vehicles

It might be hard to learn exactly how many electric cars are…

Eviction of San Mateo activist raises questions about speculative buyers

An anti-eviction activist in the city of San Mateo recently learned the…

Peninsula activist lobbies for federal ‘ban the box’ for ex-cons

President Barack Obama has received national — and in some cases bipartisan…

Peninsula housing provider concerned over Airbnb impact on supply

A nonprofit on the front lines of San Mateo County’s housing crunch…

Airline food preparers in Burlingame target ticket costs in quest for better pay, benefits

If you’ve recently dined while flying, you might be surprised to learn…

Catholic hospitals find buyer, awaits review

After a multiyear ordeal marked by uncertainty and punctuated by what some…

Serramonte Center in Daly City set for major expansion

Councilman Mike Guingona recently described the role Serramonte Center plays in Daly…

Following grand jury report, Peninsula private defender welcomes more frequent reports on program

The civil grand jury believes San Mateo County’s Private Defender Program should…

Highway 1 widening proposal in Pacifica remains contentious

Proponents of a plan to widen part of state Highway 1 appeared…

San Mateo County fights West Nile virus with pesticides

Peninsula residents might notice low-flying helicopters executing tight maneuvers over parts of…

School cries foul on reaction to haircut decision

The parents of kindergarten student Jalyn Broussard say he faced discrimination in…

San Mateo County ready to move forward with Laura’s Law

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to enact…

Daly City charter school, district could be close to agreement on campus site

A controversial Daly City charter school has been fighting with the Jefferson…

Gather bartender makes cocktail craft his life’s work

Berkeley-based Gather has defined its own niche, taking locavore, organic and farm-to-fork…

Pacifica weighs taking on water district responsibilities

Pacifica has financial problems, but could increase efficiency by merging its water…

New transit chief fast-tracks goals for Peninsula travel

The San Mateo County Transit District’s new transit chief has been on…

Evicted Redwood City tenants hope to stay in homes

In response to eviction notices at a recently sold Redwood City apartment…

Puppets go wild in ‘Shadow Circus Show’

Director Dave Haaz-Baroque says having glam rocker Kat Robichaud from TV’s “The…

San Bruno mayor still undecided on re-election effort

Three-term San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane says he might not run for…