Peninsula

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…

Following President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, San Mateo County has reaffirmed its commitment to the accord. (Courtesy photo)

San Mateo County reaffirms its commitment to fight climate change

San Mateo County is reaffirming its commitment to fight climate change by…

Following President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, San Mateo County has reaffirmed its commitment to the accord. (Courtesy photo)
Gabby, a black and white female pit bull terrier, was found on May 19 with a bloody and badly swollen muzzle, as well as infected scar tissue on her neck and legs. She's now ready to be adopted. (Courtesy Peninsula Humane Society)

Abused puppy that had its mouth tied shut is ready for adoption

A stray puppy that had its muzzle tied shut in East Palo…

Gabby, a black and white female pit bull terrier, was found on May 19 with a bloody and badly swollen muzzle, as well as infected scar tissue on her neck and legs. She's now ready to be adopted. (Courtesy Peninsula Humane Society)
An iconic house in Hillsborough known as the "Flintstones House" has sold for $2.8 million.

‘Flintstones House’ sells for $2.8M in cash to mystery buyer

The iconic Flintstones House in Hillsborough sold for $2.8 million Tuesday to…

An iconic house in Hillsborough known as the "Flintstones House" has sold for $2.8 million.
State legislators on Wednesday proposed a one-eighth-cent sales tax increase to help fund Caltrain. (Ryan McNulty/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Legislators propose sales tax to help fund Caltrain

Caltrain is on the road closer to financial independence following the introduction…

State legislators on Wednesday proposed a one-eighth-cent sales tax increase to help fund Caltrain. (Ryan McNulty/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF man arrested for DUI after allegedly hitting vehicle in San Bruno

A San Francisco man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the…

(Courtesy Mountain View Police Department)

Illegal drone crashes, triggering power outage in Mountain View

A power outage affecting about 1,600 PG&E customers between Mountain View's Shoreline…

(Courtesy Mountain View Police Department)