San Mateo

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to the S.f. ExaminerSan Mateo planners want to overhaul North B Street without displacing businesses; the long-vacant Blu-White laundry is set to be redeveloped by a local grocer and butcher shop.

San Mateo marks completion of first phase of North B Street improvements

Civic leaders in San Mateo recently celebrated the completion of the first…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to the S.f. ExaminerSan Mateo planners want to overhaul North B Street without displacing businesses; the long-vacant Blu-White laundry is set to be redeveloped by a local grocer and butcher shop.
Courtesy photoK-9 dog Hero of the San Mateo Police Department.

K-9 dog helps police collar theft suspect

A San Mateo police dog named Hero apprehended his first suspect after…

Courtesy photoK-9 dog Hero of the San Mateo Police Department.

New website spotlights local eateries in ‘best small town’ for food

The city of San Mateo has rolled out its own food website…

(Christa Bigue/Special to The S.F. Examiner)

Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County partner up to protect Surfer’s Beach bluffs

The crumbling coastline at Surfer's Beach may just get the support it…

(Christa Bigue/Special to The S.F. Examiner)
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to the S.f. ExaminerFrom left

San Mateo gets lesson on community building from Burning Man

The Burning Man event symbolically came to San Mateo recently, but there…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to the S.f. ExaminerFrom left
Courtesy of SFPDMichael Sione Green

Police make arrest in November SoMa parking lot murder

San Francisco police have announced an arrest in the homicide of a…

Courtesy of SFPDMichael Sione Green

Costumed bank robber sentenced to probation, drug treatment

A transient man who donned a costume wig, hat and sunglasses to…

Courtesy Dina ArtztThe Ice Chalet

Fight to preserve ice rink not over for some San Mateo residents

Some San Mateo residents are continuing their fight to preserve the site…

Courtesy Dina ArtztThe Ice Chalet
courtesy photoRalf Nielsen will participate in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.

San Mateo man's first sailing race taking him around the world

Ralf Nielsen had always wanted to sail around the world, he just…

courtesy photoRalf Nielsen will participate in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
courtesy renderingThe Station Park Green project in San Mateo is adjacent to a Caltrain station and designed to be a walkable development targeted toward commuters and retirees.

Station Park Green project developer unveils amended mixed-use development

A revised mixed-use development project adjacent to the Hayward Park Caltrain station…

courtesy renderingThe Station Park Green project in San Mateo is adjacent to a Caltrain station and designed to be a walkable development targeted toward commuters and retirees.
Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeKeveen Quintanilla

Man who flirted his way into jail pleads no contest

The man who flirtatiously gave his number to a female restaurant worker…

Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeKeveen Quintanilla
Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeKeveen Quintanilla

Alleged burglar flirts his way into custody, has first date behind bars

An alleged burglar flirted his way into custody in San Mateo over…

Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeKeveen Quintanilla
Laura Dudnick/Special to the SF Examiner

San Mateo’s Central Park is focus of national fundraising campaign

San Mateo’s Central Park, the city’s oldest recreational space, is in the…

Laura Dudnick/Special to the SF Examiner
Courtesy Scott DelucchiThe Peninsula Humane Society’s Coyote Point facility has flooding problems and poor ventilation

San Mateo County looks to rebuild Peninsula Humane Society animal shelter

Animals being cared for at the Peninsula Humane Society’s Coyote Point facility…

Courtesy Scott DelucchiThe Peninsula Humane Society’s Coyote Point facility has flooding problems and poor ventilation
Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeAaron Hanna

Man arrested in sledge hammer attack, auto theft pleads not guilty

The man initially charged with striking an acquaintance with a sledge hammer…

Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeAaron Hanna
Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeAaron Hanna

Pleasanton man accused of sledge hammer attack, auto theft arrested

With acquaintances like this, who needs enemies? A man accused of striking…

Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeAaron Hanna
Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoThe man accused of grabbing a 9-year-old girl from Parkside Elementary School in San Mateo in 2012 is expected to be in court Monday.
Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoThe man accused of grabbing a 9-year-old girl from Parkside Elementary School in San Mateo in 2012 is expected to be in court Monday.

New Kwok Wah reinvented with Sichuan, Hunan cuisine

The reincarnation of San Mateo’s New Kwok Wah is now open inside…

New San Mateo trends collide at The Spot on 25th

Two major recent trends meet at The Spot on 25th in San…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerThe owners of Nine Rubies Knitting shop in San Mateo commissioned a pair of sisters to knit the window display of their store. The theme is the Winter Olympics

What a yarn: Sisters capture Winter Olympics in San Mateo store window display

If the Olympics awarded medals for themed knitted window displays, Nine Rubies…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerThe owners of Nine Rubies Knitting shop in San Mateo commissioned a pair of sisters to knit the window display of their store. The theme is the Winter Olympics