San Mateo County

San Mateo residents upset over evictions

Dozens of soon-to-be displaced residents and their supporters protested last week in…

San Mateo County making strides on transgender issues

Sometimes the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors is asked to enact…

Attitudes shifting about public access to Peninsula Watershed lands

A vast Peninsula wilderness that has been mostly off-limits to the public…

San Mateo County reports sharp decline in homeless population

Nearly 50 percent fewer people live on the streets of San Mateo…

Tentative agreement calls for wage increases for county nurses

Registered nurses in the San Mateo County Health System announced Monday that…

Supervisors to call for study on countywide clean-energy plan

The cities of San Mateo County would have the option of banding…

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

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

Services touted during biannual homeless count across San Mateo County

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

San Mateo County to conduct homeless count across census tracts

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

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…

Six residents displaced in two-alarm fire near Redwood City

Six people were displaced in a two-alarm house fire near Redwood City…

Some officials taking issue with new crime categories under Prop 47

Some law enforcement officials in San Mateo County are looking at ways…

Do you know the way to San Mateo?

Cool things are happening in San Mateo. To understand how a sleepy…

County’s first LGBTQ commission begins service

As the newly formed Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer commission begins…

San Mateo County receives $7.5 million federal grant for education improvements

A $7.5 million federal grant will go toward efforts to improve third-grade…

Thousands to take to shores for Coastal Cleanup Day

Tens of thousands of volunteers around the state and on the Peninsula…

Youth homeless program struggles to keep its doors open after federal funding cuts

San Mateo County's only transitional living facility dedicated to homeless youth is…

Suspects arrested in San Mateo panga pot bust face federal charges

Nine people accused of hauling more than 5,000 pounds of marijuana off…

San Mateo County sees slight increase in crop production despite drought

In San Mateo County, agricultural output has managed to increase slightly despite…

San Mateo County starts LGBTQ commission

San Mateo County's new Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Commission will…