Peninsula

San Mateo County supervisors approve $5M jail upgrades

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved more than…

Some South City residents point to gentrification concerns with approval of downtown plan

After decades of planning and three years of community outreach, the South…

District explores sites for charter school’s possible relocation from Millbrae campus

The controversial placement of a charter school on the Mills High School…

Fire crews rappel down Pacifica cliff to rescue stranded hiker

Fire crews rappelled roughly 200 feet down a Pacifica cliff in the…

County parents have easier child-support payment option under new program

Making child-support payments is now cheaper and easier for some parents in…

Newly appointed San Mateo council member seeks to focus on sustainability

The San Mateo City Council didn't have to look far for a…

Burlingame City Council set to lift new restaurant moratorium on Broadway

Burlingame's City Council is expected to lift a moratorium on new food…

Services touted during biannual homeless count across San Mateo County

As volunteers set off one night last week for a homeless count…

NTSB: San Bruno blast, others highlight systemic flaws in oversight of gas pipelines

WASHINGTON — Three powerful accidents in recent years, including a deadly blast…

Reality-TV lashing leads to welcomed renovations at CitiGarden Hotel

When Travel Channel series "Hotel Impossible" recently visited South San Francisco's CitiGarden…

Residents returning home after Pacifica fire forces evacuations

A six-alarm vegetation fire that prompted evacuations in Pacifica early Monday has…

San Bruno pizza parlor catches fire after car hits building

Firefighters have controlled a two-alarm fire that sparked at a pizza parlor…

Town hall to explore solutions for curbing youth substance abuse

Too many Peninsula parents are unaware of their children’s alcohol consumption, marijuana…

San Mateo County to conduct homeless count across census tracts

Volunteers will set out early Thursday morning to search the streets and…

Skyline among community colleges to offer four-year degrees

Skyline College in San Bruno is among 15 California community colleges that…

Dozens detained in San Mateo Bridge protest

Dozens of protesters have been detained after making their way on the…

Pacifica pushes forward in plan for mixed-use project at former wastewater treatment site

Pacifica's government appears to be making progress toward gaining approval to convert…

Caltrain’s final Freedom Train ride honoring Selma march scheduled for Monday

After 32 years of operation, the San Jose-to-San Francisco Freedom Train is…

Elks Lodge member takes a leap for recycling to help fellow veterans

At 7 a.m. seven days a week, 93-year-old Ed Ball can be…

Proposed San Mateo County ordinance would require drug companies to pay for disposal program

San Mateo County is considering a proposed ordinance to transfer the costs…