Peninsula

Redwood City Chief of Police JR Gamez. (Courtesy RCPD)

Redwood City police chief JR Gamez announces retirement

Redwood City Chief of Police JR Gamez announced today that he is…

Redwood City Chief of Police JR Gamez. (Courtesy RCPD)
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San Mateo County supes urge banning of cellphone use in crosswalks

San Mateo County Supervisor David J. Canepa introduced a resolution Tuesday in…

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The Uber ride hailing app is seen on a smartphone Thursday, March 9, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Former Uber contractor gets jail time for taking free rides, food

A 25-year-old former Uber contractor from Colma has been sentenced to six…

The Uber ride hailing app is seen on a smartphone Thursday, March 9, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Two suspects are believed to have been involved in an altercation at In-N-Out earlier this month. (Courtesy Daly City Police Department)

Police seek help ID’ing two people involved in dispute at In-N-Out Burger

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying two people involved in…

Two suspects are believed to have been involved in an altercation at In-N-Out earlier this month. (Courtesy Daly City Police Department)
A baby squirrel is cared for at the Peninsula Humane Society after losing its home. (Courtesy Peninsula Humane Society)

Peninsula Humane Society sees influx of baby squirrels

Officials with the Peninsula Humane Society and Society for the Prevention of…

A baby squirrel is cared for at the Peninsula Humane Society after losing its home. (Courtesy Peninsula Humane Society)

USO Bay Area to open state’s first center at Military Entrance Processing Station

Military applicants will soon have a new USO facility in the Bay…

Woman pleads no contest to animal cruelty for letting puppy starve to death

A Daly City woman pleaded no contest to felony animal cruelty charges…

Firefighters respond to blaze near Stanford

Firefighters from multiple agencies responded to a blaze that broke out Tuesday…

Caltrain's electrification project is set to be in operation by 2021. (Ryan McNulty/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Caltrain to hold community meeting on electrification project

Caltrain plans to hold a community meeting this week to discuss upcoming…

Caltrain's electrification project is set to be in operation by 2021. (Ryan McNulty/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Appeals court rules Silicon Valley entrepreneur needs permit to close Martins Beach to public

A ruling requiring a Silicon Valley entrepreneur to reopen Martins Beach near…

San Mateo supervisors approve landing fee for charter planes

San Mateo County’s Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved new fees for…

Seafood distributor fined $50K for importing, selling detached ray fins

San Mateo County prosecutors have obtained a civil law judgment requiring a…

Police are asking for help in locating a man who broke into a restaurant on El Camino Real in broad daylight last week. (Courtesy photo)

Burglar targets restaurant on busy El Camino Real

Belmont police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspected…

Police are asking for help in locating a man who broke into a restaurant on El Camino Real in broad daylight last week. (Courtesy photo)
This is the second time this year that a worker has been injured at the Facebook construction site.(Courtesy Menlo Park Fire Protection District)

Worker injured at Facebook construction site for second time this year

A steel worker was injured Tuesday morning after falling at the construction…

This is the second time this year that a worker has been injured at the Facebook construction site.(Courtesy Menlo Park Fire Protection District)

Woman rams police vehicle, crashes into Pacifica school building

A West Sacramento woman allegedly rammed a Pacifica police vehicle Saturday night…

The propeller on a U.S. Coast Guard plane made contact with the runway at SFO on Tuesday. (S.F. Examiner file)

Flight at SFO aborted after propeller hits runway

A U.S. Coast Guard plane had a propeller strike the runway before…

The propeller on a U.S. Coast Guard plane made contact with the runway at SFO on Tuesday. (S.F. Examiner file)
Three kittens found trapped inside construction equipment in Redwood City are now ready for adoption. (Courtesy photo)

Kittens found trapped in construction equipment ready for adoption

Three kittens found trapped inside a boom lift in Redwood City in…

Three kittens found trapped inside construction equipment in Redwood City are now ready for adoption. (Courtesy photo)

New safe zone for selling items online opens in San Mateo County

San Mateo County is set to unveil today a new safe exchange…

The Peninsula Humane Society's Coyote Point facility at 12 Airport Blvd. in San Mateo. (Courtesy Google Maps)

More than a dozen runaway pets found over Fourth of July weekend still at shelter

There were 21 animals found wandering the streets of San Mateo County…

The Peninsula Humane Society's Coyote Point facility at 12 Airport Blvd. in San Mateo. (Courtesy Google Maps)

Drunken man arrested after driving into San Bruno building

A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence…