San Mateo

Supervisor Jane Kim declares her state Senate bid

Just after 10 a.m. Wednesday, Supervisor Jane Kim’s official statement about her…

Chief of Police Susan Manheimer officiates a Sept. 8 ceremony in the San Mateo City Council chambers, honoring the firefighters and police officers who lost their lives responding to the 9/11 terror attacks. (Brendan Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Mateo smoking rules get more stringent

San Mateo will likely become the latest Peninsula city to expand restrictions…

Chief of Police Susan Manheimer officiates a Sept. 8 ceremony in the San Mateo City Council chambers, honoring the firefighters and police officers who lost their lives responding to the 9/11 terror attacks. (Brendan Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Tim Draper joshes with students at Draper University in San Mateo in the new reality show “Startup U.” (Courtesy Tim Neely/ABC Family)

‘Startup U’ showcases entrepreneurs in training

“Startup U” doesn’t look like a university. The new ABC Family show,…

Tim Draper joshes with students at Draper University in San Mateo in the new reality show “Startup U.” (Courtesy Tim Neely/ABC Family)
NRG's EVgo fast chargers can bring electric cars to a full charge in about 30 minutes. (Courtesy photo)

San Mateo installs ‘fast chargers’ for zero-emissions vehicles

It might be hard to learn exactly how many electric cars are…

NRG's EVgo fast chargers can bring electric cars to a full charge in about 30 minutes. (Courtesy photo)
The Half Moon Bay High School Marching Band appears in Half Moon Bay's Ol' Fashioned 4th of July Parade this weekend. (Courtesy Miramar Events)

2015 Independence Day celebrations

Fire up the barbecue at home -- or attend one of these…

The Half Moon Bay High School Marching Band appears in Half Moon Bay's Ol' Fashioned 4th of July Parade this weekend. (Courtesy Miramar Events)

Just-cause eviction policy proposed as alternative solution

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors recently held a special study…

SolarCity files lawsuit against Arizona utility over rooftop solar fees

PHOENIX — A major player in the rooftop solar industry said Tuesday…

Antonia Ehlers/Special to The S.F. ExaminerEd Ball

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…

Antonia Ehlers/Special to The S.F. ExaminerEd Ball
San Mateo police released this surveillance image of a suspect wanted in connection with a Wells Fargo bank robbery on Dec. 22.

Man, 20, arrested in San Mateo bank robbery

A 20-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a bank in…

San Mateo police released this surveillance image of a suspect wanted in connection with a Wells Fargo bank robbery on Dec. 22.
Antonia Ehlers/Special to the S.F. ExaminerReach and Teach owners Craig Wiesner and Derek Kikuchi sell items related to sustainability

San Mateo business owners promote sense of giving back with products

At San Mateo's Reach and Teach store on 25th Avenue, just about…

Antonia Ehlers/Special to the S.F. ExaminerReach and Teach owners Craig Wiesner and Derek Kikuchi sell items related to sustainability
Mike Koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoFour bridges in San Mateo that are used by Caltrain are set to be replaced and made seismically safe. The project will begin in late November and take two years to complete.

Caltrain set to begin replacement project for 4 San Mateo bridges

As Caltrain plans to replace four of its aging bridges in San…

Mike Koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoFour bridges in San Mateo that are used by Caltrain are set to be replaced and made seismically safe. The project will begin in late November and take two years to complete.

2 killed, 5 injured in bus-van collision in San Mateo

The driver and passenger of a van were killed today when it…

Three special needs students, woman struck by car in San Mateo

San Mateo police say they do not believe a driver who struck…

Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeAaron Hanna

Pleasanton man pleads no contest to felony assault with a deadly weapon charge

The Pleasanton man accused of assaulting a new acquaintance with a large,…

Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeAaron Hanna

San Mateo County DUI checkpoints net 28 arrests

Authorities in San Mateo County said at least 28 people were arrested…

Bay Area fathers enjoy a dads night out

Not just an activity group for Bay Area fathers

San Mateo resident, blogger and father of two Mike Heenan had hoped…

Bay Area fathers enjoy a dads night out

San Mateo works with residents to develop emissions-reduction plan

San Mateo is currently developing its first Climate Action Plan, a comprehensive…

Police arrest 1 during San Mateo County DUI operation

A Saturday patrol operation for driving under the influence violations led to…

San Mateo police address concerns after two mountain lion sightings

With two mountain lion sightings in less than a week in residential…

courtesy Maureen FuttnerBrian and Regina Lee are leaving The City for the Bay Meadows housing development in San Mateo.

SF can learn from housing initiatives in neighboring cities

If we fear wealthy newcomers who drive up rents and alter neighborhood…

courtesy Maureen FuttnerBrian and Regina Lee are leaving The City for the Bay Meadows housing development in San Mateo.