San Mateo County

Apartments in San Mateo County. (CBS)

San Mateo County Examining Rent Control Ordinance Amid Skyrocketing Rents

County leaders said the recent tech boom has brought more jobs to the area, and the demand for housing has skyrocketed.

14 hours ago

(CBS SF)

Shooting Scare At Redwood City High School Prompts SWAT Team Response, Evacuations

Police are close to lifting an evacuation at Summit Preparatory Charter High School in Redwood City Monday morning after a student reported hearing gunfire believed to be from a nail gun at a construction site nearby.

02/23/2015

(CBS)

Motorcyclist Killed In Woodside Crash With Dump Truck

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a dump truck in Woodside Monday afternoon, a San Mateo County Sheriff’s spokeswoman said.

02/16/2015

(CBS SF)

Firefighters Dealing With Spike In Mud Rescues On Bay

Rescue teams on the peninsula are dealing with a spike in the number of people getting stuck on the Bay.

02/11/2015

cellphone driving, smartphone, distracted, cell phone, texting driver

Police Along Peninsula Crack Down On Distracted Drivers

As more drivers become distracted with their smartphones and other devices, police along the Peninsula will be out in extra force on Tuesday writing up citations to remind them of the dangers not just to themselves, but for everyone else on the road.

02/10/2015

Skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection. (CDC)

Measles Outbreak Grows To 95 Cases, 10 Cases In Bay Area

The California Department of Public Health reported Wednesday that the measles outbreak that started in Southern California has grown to 95 cases in eight states and Mexico.

01/29/2015

Vinod Khosla  (James Duncan Davidson/O'Reilly)

Confusion Over Martin’s Beach Access Prompts San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Involvement

Despite confusion, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office said deputies will not issue citations or make arrests for trespassing if someone is simply accessing Martin’s Beach.

01/28/2015

(Holly Quan/CBS)

6-Alarm Grass Fire In Pacifica Contained, Roads Reopen

Roads have reopened and a Pacifica neighborhood is getting back to normal after a six-alarm vegetation fire forced the evacuation of about 80 homes early Monday morning, fire officials said.

01/26/2015

(CBS SF)

San Mateo Police Officer Runs Over 2 Loose Pit Bulls After Dogs Attacked Several People

San Mateo police say one of their officers was forced to run-down two large pit bull dogs with his patrol car Wednesday morning after the animals attacked three people and threatened at least four others.

01/21/2015

Pedestrians walk near the entrance to Disneyland Resort on February 19, 2009 in Anaheim.  (David McNew/Getty Images)

California Measles Cases Grow To 59; Mostly Disney-Related, Some In Bay Area Counties

California public health officials say that if you haven’t gotten your measles shot, you should avoid Disneyland. Cases of the disease statewide has reached 59, but they aren’t all Disney related.

01/21/2015

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