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Youths get deep discounts on SamTrans pass

Young people in San Mateo County can get around at a huge…

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Goldman Sachs pledged $500 million to SolarCity's projects.

SolarCity and Goldman Sachs create $500 million solar fund

San Mateo-based SolarCity Corp. announced Thursday that Goldman Sachs Group Inc. would…

Goldman Sachs pledged $500 million to SolarCity's projects.
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoThe Bridgepointe rink’s closure would displace five hockey leagues and a skating school in San Mateo.

Community fighting to save San Mateo ice skating rink

The Peninsula’s only ice skating rink is scheduled to close its doors…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoThe Bridgepointe rink’s closure would displace five hockey leagues and a skating school in San Mateo.
Courtesy PhotoMarcus Clarke

Bringing big plans for San Mateo

Marcus Clarke has gotten his fill of living outside the Bay Area…

Courtesy PhotoMarcus Clarke

S.F., other Bay Area counties among fastest growing in California

Three Bay Area counties had the fastest-growing populations in California over the…

Home burglary suspect flees in Peninsula thefts

San Mateo and Hillsborough police located and then lost a burglary suspect…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerOne road

Proposal to overhaul El Camino Real paints a grand picture, but progress is lacking

El Camino Real came of age when car-based travel seemed like the…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerOne road
Modupe Adunni Martin was caught in a public park performing a sexual act by an insurance fraud unit that was following her around after her employer suspected injuries she was collected woker's comp for were fake.

Woman caught in park tryst now headed to jail for bilking workers’ comp

A Hayward woman faces up to a year in County Jail in…

Modupe Adunni Martin was caught in a public park performing a sexual act by an insurance fraud unit that was following her around after her employer suspected injuries she was collected woker's comp for were fake.
Courtesy PhotoSecond chance: Army vet Ashley Viola has reportedly gotten his life back on track since the 2011 San Mateo incident.

Army vet given light sentence in pretend shooting case

The “good Samaritan” who reportedly pulled the trigger of an unloaded gun…

Courtesy PhotoSecond chance: Army vet Ashley Viola has reportedly gotten his life back on track since the 2011 San Mateo incident.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSchool incident: A girl allegedly abducted at Parkside Elementary in San Mateo last month eventually fled her attacker. A suspect in the incident is now facing sex assault charges.

Grim DNA results add to San Mateo kidnap case

DNA results have led to a more disturbing charge against a San…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSchool incident: A girl allegedly abducted at Parkside Elementary in San Mateo last month eventually fled her attacker. A suspect in the incident is now facing sex assault charges.
An inert grenade was found in a man's car after he was pulled over by officers who noticed him driving around in a gas mask.

Man’s early Halloween costume spooks cops

A man wearing a gas mask while driving Monday morning created an…

An inert grenade was found in a man's car after he was pulled over by officers who noticed him driving around in a gas mask.
S.F. Examiner file photoKickin’ back: Instead of being in agony due to an ankle injury suffered at work

Woman accused of insurance fraud might have blown cover with tryst in park

They say love heals, but in this case it was nothing but…

S.F. Examiner file photoKickin’ back: Instead of being in agony due to an ankle injury suffered at work
Bradley Mrozek

Man accused of kidnap try, other incidents

San Mateo police arrested a San Francisco man they say attempted to…

Bradley Mrozek
Courtesy PhotoCharles Dowd was last seen on an Amtrak train stopped in Omaha

Family seeking missing San Mateo man in Nebraska

Five days after Charles Dowd, a 69-year-old San Mateo man, went missing…

Courtesy PhotoCharles Dowd was last seen on an Amtrak train stopped in Omaha
Shawnie Benedetti.

Mom may cut deal in abuse case

Another “emotionally difficult” trial in the case of a San Mateo woman…

Shawnie Benedetti.
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Driver who had multiple seizures behind the wheel is charged with murder

A driver who suffered a seizure before causing a multicar crash that…

Courtesy PhotoRodney Corsiglia
michael sullivan/reutersMichael Allen has been a member of the Olympic Club since he was a teenage and is a San Mateo native.

Plenty of local love at U.S. Open

Michael Allen may have finished tied for 56th overall at 14-over par…

michael sullivan/reutersMichael Allen has been a member of the Olympic Club since he was a teenage and is a San Mateo native.

Lawyer downplays teacher attack charges

The attorney for a student accused of trying to rape his teacher…

Cindy Chew/Special to the SF ExaminerFormer CSM coach Tom Martinez is optimistic that a compatible kidney donation match will be found

Tom Brady's San Mateo coach has new transplant hopes

In June, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and countless other quarterbacks…

Cindy Chew/Special to the SF ExaminerFormer CSM coach Tom Martinez is optimistic that a compatible kidney donation match will be found
SF Examiner file photoProposal to replace San Mateo racetrack with condos just like ones pictured above.

Bay Meadows development facing 2013 deadline

San Mateo’s Bay Meadows development project started out of the gate slow,…

SF Examiner file photoProposal to replace San Mateo racetrack with condos just like ones pictured above.