San Mateo County

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High School Shelters In Place After Menlo Park Gas Leak Reported; Traffic Affected

PG&E crews are at the scene of a gas leak reported Wednesday afternoon in Menlo Park that has prompted a nearby high school to shelter in place, utility and school officials said.

04/22/2015

Homelessness

Latest Count Shows Number Of San Mateo County Homeless Drops Significantly To 689

San Mateo County leaders are exploring the possible reasons why there has been a significant drop in the number of homeless people on the Peninsula.

03/25/2015

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HALF MOON BAY, CA - JANUARY 24:  Danilo Couto (L) and Peter Mel share a wave during the second heat of round one of Mavericks Invitational on January 24, 2014 in Half Moon Bay, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mavericks Window To Close Next Tuesday; Surf Competition Unlikely This Year

The three-month window for the world-renowned Mavericks big-wave surf contest closes next Tuesday and organizers are saying, due to Mother Nature— it’s highly unlikely the event will happen this year.

03/24/2015

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Highway 1 Reopens In San Mateo County After Fatal Collision

A stretch of state Highway 1 near Ano Nuevo State Park in San Mateo County has reopened more than three hours after a collision that killed one person and injured two others Monday evening, according to the California Highway Patrol.

03/23/2015

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San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Vehicle Strikes Woman Leaving Mini-Mart Store, Victim Hospitalized

A young woman was transported to the hospital Monday morning after she was reportedly struck by a San Mateo County Sheriff’s vehicle in San Bruno.

03/23/2015

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San Mateo County Sees Drop In Home Inventory, Dramatic Rise In Prices

It’s a seller’s market in the Bay Area right now. Inventory is low, particularly in San Mateo County.

03/15/2015

San Bruno Explosion

CPUC Proposes New $1.6 Billion Fine Against PG&E For San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

The President of the California Public Utilities Commission has proposed a $1.6-billion fine against PG&E for the pipeline rupture and explosion that killed eight people in 2010.

03/13/2015

Officer Jerran Higgins of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office (left) donated his kidney to 19-year-old Garrett Ramos, who suffered kidney failure. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

San Mateo County Correctional Officer Donates Kidney To Co-Worker’s Son

A Fremont teen is recovering in a San Francisco hospital after a transplant surgery that took place Tuesday with the help of a correctional officer who donated one of his kidneys.

03/11/2015

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Struggling Single Mom Of 2 Rents San Mateo Garage For $1,000 A Month

One mother in San Mateo says rent’s so expensive in her city all she can afford is a garage.

03/05/2015

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area. (CBS)

Pet Owners Protest Plan That Could Prohibit Off-Leash Dogs In Parts Of Golden Gate National Recreational Area

Dozens of dogs and their owners gathered outside the National Park Service offices in San Francisco’s Financial District Wednesday afternoon to protest the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s new general management plan, which they say could prohibit off-leash dogs in the few remaining parts of the park where they are allowed.

03/04/2015

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