Peninsula

BART and other transit agencies are considering plans for a regional rail network. (Shutterstock)

BART to discuss the future of Northern California ‘megaregion’ rail system

Throughout Link21 development process, agency’s board will provide guidance, approve funding

Aerial view of the Cargill salt ponds near Redwood City. (Shutterstock)

U.S. EPA drops challenge of Redwood City salt ponds’ protection under Clean Water Act

By Joe Dworetzky Bay City News Foundation The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…

Carjacking suspect killed by police in wild chase identified as Antioch resident

Carjacking suspect killed by police in wild chase identified as Antioch resident

Authorities say Justin Silvernale, 35, stabbed two victims including an off-duty SFPD officer

Crissy Field in San Francisco. (Courtesy photo)

Here we go again – new dog rules in Golden Gate National Recreation Area

The GGNRA released a 2019 Superintendent’s Compendium that makes significant changes that appear to implement parts of the ill-fated Dog Management Plan.

Crissy Field in San Francisco. (Courtesy photo)
Thousands of students march down Market Street to participate in the global Youth Climate Strike on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Thousands take to San Francisco streets in Climate Strike

The protesters are calling for urgent action on climate change, including putting pressure on local elected leaders to support more drastic steps.

Thousands of students march down Market Street to participate in the global Youth Climate Strike on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters demonstrate outside a public housing development as U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visits with residents in the Potrero Terrace and Potrero Annex on Connecticut Street on Tuesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Trump heads out after Bay Area visit

Trump arrived earlier in the day at Moffett Field and went in a motorcade to a re-election fundraiser luncheon

Protesters demonstrate outside a public housing development as U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visits with residents in the Potrero Terrace and Potrero Annex on Connecticut Street on Tuesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Second homicide victim found off same road in San Mateo County

Second homicide victim found off same road in San Mateo County

Deputies shot at a suspect who was seen driving in the area around midnight

Second homicide victim found off same road in San Mateo County
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Suspect pleads not guilty in East Palo Alto church hall attack

A man accused of trying to slit a fellow parishioner’s throat while she was eating in their East Palo Alto church’s dining hall pleaded not guilty.

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Man tried to lure teenager into his car

A man repeatedly tried to lure a teenage girl into his car on Tuesday afternoon in Mountain View, police said.

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East Palo Alto police cruisers now equipped with defibrillators

The patrol vehicles of the East Palo Alto Police Department are now equipped with Automated External Defibrillators.

  • May 29, 2019
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Chinedu Okobi and his mother, Amaka Okobi, in 2012. (Courtesy Law Offices of John Burris.)

No charges for deputies in Millbrae Taser death, but family plans to sue

The San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies who killed Chinedu Okobi during a…

Chinedu Okobi and his mother, Amaka Okobi, in 2012. (Courtesy Law Offices of John Burris.)
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Storms causes 315 flight delays at SFO, 115 flights canceled

Since Wednesday's storm broke 115 flights have been canceled at San Francisco…

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State bill would end gun sales at Cow Palace, hand over control to local officials

Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, and Assemblymember Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, have…

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A police issued Taser X26 stun gun and two cartridges are displayed on a table for inspection. (Courtesy photo)

Axon defends Taser safety at public hearing after series of deaths in custody

Representatives of Axon, the company that manufacturers Taser stun guns, defended the…

A police issued Taser X26 stun gun and two cartridges are displayed on a table for inspection. (Courtesy photo)
Chinedu Okobi and his mother, Amaka Okobi, in 2012. (Courtesy Law Offices of John Burris.)

A series of Taser deaths leaves San Mateo County searching for answers

Four law enforcement deaths in 2018 have ignited debate on the Peninsula…

Chinedu Okobi and his mother, Amaka Okobi, in 2012. (Courtesy Law Offices of John Burris.)
Plastic shotgun wads, used to separate the shot from powder, litter beaches. (Courtesy photo)

It’s too early to ban environmentally-damaging shotgun shell components

On Baker Beach last week, Anna Kauffman picked up 23 pieces of…

Plastic shotgun wads, used to separate the shot from powder, litter beaches. (Courtesy photo)
Christa Jade Mahoney (Courtesy of Paula Lykins)

Daly City woman reported missing in San Francisco

Daly City police are looking for a 37-year-old woman who was reported…

Christa Jade Mahoney (Courtesy of Paula Lykins)

Woman arrested after found soaking wet on Half Moon Bay beach with infant

HALF MOON BAY - A 36-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of…

The roadway atop the Crystal Spring Dam has reopened after an eight-year project. (Courtesy San Mateo County)

Roadway atop Crystal Springs Dam reopens after 8-year project

The Lower Crystal Dam and the roadway that runs over it have…

The roadway atop the Crystal Spring Dam has reopened after an eight-year project. (Courtesy San Mateo County)
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Teen shot, killed in front of Belmont elementary school

A 17-year-old Redwood City boy was shot and killed in front of…

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