Documentarian Judith Ehrlich’s “The Boys Who Said No!” about young people who actively resisted the Vietnam War screens Oct. 25, closing the United Nations Association Film Festival. (Courtesy photo)

United Nations Association Film Festival offers big slate of human rights documentaries

11 days of programs showcase international films focusing on social justice


Caltrain’s financial future heavily dependent on federal funding and sales tax ballot measure

Ridership return for Peninsula rail agency slower than anticipated


SFO contractor downplays scale of COVID-19 outbreak

Company failed to inform workers, airport as 10 people tested positive within three week period


California’s top court overturns Scott Peterson’s death sentence

Stanislaus County prosecutors must retry death penalty or commute sentence to life without parole

Fires kill 1 in Santa Cruz County, others reported missing

One person has died in the fires burning in San Mateo and…

From chickens to llamas, animals evacuated due to fires find safety at Peninsula shelters

From chickens to donkeys to rabbits, cats, dogs and even llamas, organizations…

Sergeant cleared in shooting of man on meth ‘rampage’

A San Francisco police sergeant has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing for…

Caltrain tax measure appears to be back on track

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously voted to…

San Mateo County added to state’s COVID-19 watch list

San Mateo County joined California’s COVID-19 watch list on Wednesday as COVID-19…

Report: Proposed trail through Peninsula Watershed threatens wildlife

SFPUC project part of plans to connect 550 miles of Bay Area Ridge Trail

Steve Wozniak and 17 others sue Youtube and Google for allowing bitcoin scam

The lawsuit alleges that tech giants promoted and profited from the scam

Legislation would improve airport workers better access to health insurance

Supervisors Rafael Mandelman and Shamann Walton announced at a press conference Tuesday…

Buoyed by public support, Caltrain one-step closer to considering 1/8-cent sales tax

Agency’s governing body will meet Thursday to discuss new poll results and future of ballot measure

Falcon chicks reunited with parents in SFO hangar

Two peregrine falcon chicks are with their parents again after being found…

Second suspect named in Oakland cop killing linked to far-right ‘Boogaloo’ movement

Authorities say men took advantage of George Floyd protests to shoot federal officers

Despite CARES Act funds, Caltrain faces ‘existential crisis’

Agency projects $71 million deficit over next financial year

  • May 8, 2020

Cat rescued from San Mateo bridge now up for adoption

A cat rescued last month from a utility box in the middle…

San Mateo County cancels annual fair

Fairgrounds and event center being used for emergency response to pandemic

San Mateo County supervisors approve $20 million to stop closure of Daly City hospital

Bankrupt owners continuing talks with potential buyer after nearly closing Seton Medical Center

SFPD sergeant enters plea to charge of pulling false fire alarm

Sgt. Donati placed on six months probation, ordered to pay fines for incident at Pacifica meeting