A sanitary district serving parts of San Mateo County is responsible for 21 illegal sewage spills into a number of creeks and sloughs that drain into the bay, a federal judge has found.
An Atherton school teacher whose profanity-laced tirade and rattling of a table frightened an eighth-grader into calling police will return to class after completing anger management counseling.
An Atherton school teacher was placed on paid administrative leave Wednesday after he rattled a table to get the attention of his math students.
The affluent Peninsula town of Atherton may begin fining residents who leave their trash cans on the curb too long.
The president is in California as part of a two-day swing to raise money for the Democratic party and campaign for Sen. Barbara Boxer, who is in a tight race with Republican Carly Fiorina.
A stretch of El Camino Real was shut down for much of Friday morning while Atherton police investigated the death of a transient who was struck and killed while trying to cross the street.
A coalition of cities and nonprofit groups on the Peninsula are suing to derail a $43-billion bullet train.
The San Mateo County coroner’s office has identified a 62-year-old bicyclist who was struck by a car and killed while crossing a major thoroughfare in Atherton Thursday morning.
The number of riders on the high speed rail line that will eventually connect Los Angeles and San Francisco are either too high, or too low, a new UC Berkeley study finds.