San Mateo County

A for lease sign is posted in front of home for rent on April 21, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco-Area Residents Need To Earn More Than $39 An Hour To Afford Average 2-Bedroom Apartment

In the San Francisco metro area, you have to make $39.65 an hour to be able to afford the average two-bedroom apartment.

05/20/2015

Palo Alto Bloomingdale's smash grab jewelry burglary

Caught On Camera: Burglars Crash Into Palo Alto Bloomingdale’s Store, Steal Jewelry

In an operation that took just over one minute and caught on security cameras, burglars drove a stolen SUV through the front of a department store in Palo Alto Wednesday morning and stole what police called a “large amount” of jewelry.

05/13/2015

The San Mateo Bridge with no traffic on its roadway. (CBS)

San Mateo Bridge Work Finishes Ahead Of Schedule, Traffic Running Smoothly

The eastbound lanes of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge are open Monday morning after crews finished weekend work on the span, a Caltrans spokesman said.

05/11/2015

Downtown San Jose. (CBS)

Silicon Valley Population Reaches Estimated 3 Million People

Silicon Valley reached a population milestone Tuesday, with an estimated 3 million people now inhabiting the area known worldwide for its tech industry.

05/05/2015

Brian Butts (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Danville Music Teacher To Stand Trial In Alleged Molestation Of Teen Girls In Daly City

A 29-year-old Danville music teacher was ordered to stand trial Thursday for allegedly molesting three teenage girls last year, prosecutors said Friday.

05/01/2015

Budweiser. (CBS)

Adults Hosting Underage Drinking Parties In Daly City Now Face Major Fines As Deterrent

Daly City joins Pacifica as the second city in San Mateo County to enact a social host ordinance. The new law allows police to cite adults for hosting parties with underage drinking.

04/28/2015

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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

That looks like a fight about to happen.
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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