COVID Reopening: Cinemark Set To Open Theaters In San Mateo, Marin CountiesFollowing San Mateo and Marin counties entering the less-restrictive Red Tier, one of the largest movie theater chains announced the reopening of theaters in those counties starting on Friday.
COVID: Bay Area Counties Move To Red Tier Easing Restrictions On Businesses, Public And Private GatheringsAt the stroke of midnight on Wednesday, San Mateo and Marin counties moved from the purple tier to the red tier, easing COVID-19 restrictions for businesses and individuals.
COVID Vaccines: SamTrans Latest Transit Agency To Offer Free Rides To Vaccination SitesThe San Mateo County Transit District announced that it will offer free rides to county COVID-19 vaccination sites starting Thursday, joining other local transit agencies.
COVID Reopening: Marin and San Mateo Counties Move into Red Tier; San Francisco Still in PurpleThe California Department of Public Health updated the state's COVID-19 tier map Tuesday, showing that both Marin and San Mateo counties had moved into the less restrictive red tier.
COVID: Relief Grants Available To Restaurants, Wineries, Breweries In San Mateo CountyQualifying restaurants, wineries and breweries in San Mateo County can now apply for COVID-19 relief grants of up to $10,000.
COVID: Restaurants, Gyms Getting Ready For Red Tier Status In San Mateo CountyInside Burlingame's Sapore Italiano, dinner preps were underway on Monday, with the possibility of serving to a much larger crowd on the horizon.
COVID Reopenings: 3 Bay Area Counties Could Move To Red Tier Next WeekGovernor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday said California is in a very different place in regards to COVID than it was just one month ago because of residents working hard and following safety protocols like wearing masks.
COVID Vaccines: San Mateo County Expanding Eligibility To Teachers, First Responders, Food Service Workers Later This MonthHealth officials in San Mateo County announced plans to expand COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to certain essential workers later this month.
COVID Housing: $47M In Assistance Coming To San Mateo Renters, LandlordsBetween state and federal funds, almost $47 million in rental assistance will be available to provide San Mateo County renters and landlords impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic much-needed relief in the coming months.
Man Convicted Of Raping Coworker At SFO Hotel Under Construction Sentenced To 18 Years In PrisonA 37-year-old man convicted of rape and other charges involving a woman he worked with on a construction cleanup crew at a hotel being built at San Francisco International Airport in 2019 has been sentenced to 18 years in state prison.
Officials Strongly Object To Placing Convicted Sexual Predator In Redwood City NeighborhoodSan Mateo County Sheriff Carlos G. Bolanos and Redwood City Police Chief Dan Mulholland have voiced strong objections over a court-ordered plan to place convicted sexual predator Michael Thomas Cheek in the Emerald Hills area of Redwood City.
COVID: San Mateo Event Center Shifts From Testing To VaccinationsThe San Mateo County Event Center has shifted from being used for COVID-19 testing to vaccination, as the county's vaccine rollout continues via several clinics this week and next.
Mystery Crash: Car Plunges Off Highway 92 Near Skyline Blvd. In San Mateo County; No Victims FoundA car traveling along Highway 92 in San Mateo County just west of Skyline Blvd. plunged through a guardrail and down a hillside, but emergency crews found no sign of any victims, except for footprints leading away from the crash site.
San Mateo Extends Outdoor Dining Through September, Considers Keeping Parklets PermanentlySan Mateo's City Council voted Monday to extend street closures through September, giving restaurants the means to continue outdoor dining during the COVID-19 pandemic.
San Mateo City Leaders Mull Making Outdoor Downtown Dining Spaces PermanentDuring the pandemic, restaurants in San Mateo have added thousands of square feet of outdoor dining space. Now city leaders are wondering: should this be made permanent?