Drunk Driver Gets 1 Year In Jail For Fatal San Carlos Crash, May Be Freed In 1 WeekA driver who pleaded no contest to charges that he fatally struck a pedestrian in a DUI hit-and-run in San Carlos last year was sentenced Wednesday to a year in county jail, but he could be out of custody in a week, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.
San Mateo County Campaign Eradicates $23 Million of Illegal MarijuanaA multi-agency San Mateo County law enforcement effort eradicated illegally grown marijuana plants with an estimated street value of about $23 million over the last two months.
Man Allegedly Grows 7,000 Pot Plants At Skyline Ridge Open Space PreserveA man accused of illegally growing nearly 7,000 marijuana plants on public land in San Mateo County’s Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve, near Los Altos Hills, pleaded not guilty Monday.
Coastside Commuters Demand More Guard Rails Along Highway 1People who drive Highway 1 along the San Mateo County coast are demanding more guard rail, saying they're tired of crashes -- sometimes deadly -- that might be prevented.
Man Who Spiked Co-Worker's Drink With Meth Gets 9 MonthsA man who pleaded no contest to felony poisoning charges after spiking a co-worker's drink with methamphetamine last year was sentenced Thursday in San Mateo County Superior Court to nine months in county jail, according to prosecutors.
2 Bay Area Counties Sue Oil And Gas Companies For Sea Level RiseMarin and San Mateo counties and the City of Imperial Beach in San Diego County filed a civil suit Monday against dozens of fossil fuel companies for allegedly contributing to sea level rise.
Judge Orders ICE To Return Defendant To Bay Area For Criminal TrialSan Mateo County Superior Court judge ordered the federal government to produce a criminal defendant held by ICE so he can stand trial.
Feds: $100,000 'Low Income' In Parts Of Bay AreaNew figures from the federal government finds in parts of the Bay Area, some people who bring in a six-figure income can be considered "low-income."
San Mateo County 'Most Vulnerable' In State To Sea Level Rise, Report FindsA just released report finds rising sea levels, one of the biggest climate change challenges, is putting billions of dollars in property and resources at risk in San Mateo County.
Pig Rodeo: Fun-Loving Tradition Or Animal Cruelty?A pig scramble in San Mateo County is being called a great tradition by some, and animal cruelty by others.
San Carlos Narcotics Arrest Nets Suspect Who Allegedly Pretended To Be A DentistA Redwood City man was arrested Tuesday in San Carlos on suspicion of possessing illegal drugs but may have been operating as a dentist without a license.
BART Ordered To Pay $1.27 Million In Hazmat SuitBART has been ordered to pay $1.275 million in a settlement for failing to implement hazardous materials business plans at facilities throughout the transit system.