Fire burns in County park
Staff - 06/03/2004
A fire in Junipero Serra County Park burned less than one acre Wednesday, fire officials said.
Tears of joy welcome Guard home
David Burger - 05/03/2004
Nixie Melendres, 15, recently made the varsity track team at San Mateo's Aragon High School, but wasn't able to share the joy with her father.
Many in Bay Area to lose jobless benefits
Josh Richman - 03/17/2004
By mid-2004, about 53,500 Bay Area workers will have been out of work so long that their unemployment insurance benefits have expired, according to a new report unveiled Tuesday on Capitol Hill by most of the Bay Area's Congressional delegation.
Senior Care Center opens
Justin Nyberg - 03/15/2004
The San Mateo Medical Center today opens the door on the most comprehensive medical care center for seniors in the county and the Bay Area.
Storm slams San Mateo County
Justin Nyberg - 02/26/2004
A brief but powerful winter storm slammed San Mateo County early yesterday morning, flooding streets and highways, downing power lines and creating some of the largest waves the coast has seen in years.
San Mateo County wet and wild
James Christie - 02/18/2004
Winds of up to 64 mph caused high surf advisories and snarled traffic throughout the county, but residents can look for a brief reprieve today.
Elder home patients suffer under budget ax
Justin Nyberg - 01/12/2004
They are among the most vulnerable people in San Mateo County -- elderly adults who are unable to care for themselves and live in the company of strangers paid to supervise them. Some need regular medication. Some cannot feed or bathe themselves. Others simply don't know where they are.
Cutting mental health to the core
Sara Zaske - 12/29/2003
Viewed from the highway, the Daly City Youth Health Center looks like a dull, small office building, but a look around the other side and a huge mural roars colors across the back wall, sprouting images of life and hope.
$66 million grant for Bay Area's homeless
Rachel Gordon - 12/20/2003
Bay Area cities and counties will receive more than $66 million in grants to help move the region's thousands of homeless people off the streets and into housing, federal officials announced Friday.
S.F. begins $3.6B Hetch Hetchy retrofit
Sara Zaske - 12/19/2003
Less than two weeks before Mayor Willie Brown leaves office, he managed to kick off one of the largest capital projects in The City's history.
Water change set for February
Thomas Leupold - 12/16/2003
Changes are in store for Peninsula water, and the first is scheduled to take place in early next year.
Hunger on the rise in county
Yunmi Choi - 11/08/2003
Behind San Mateo County's image of wealth and prosperity, a growing number of its residents may be going hungry.
County's food bank sees swelling need
Malaika Fraley - 11/07/2003
Grant Bullock is not the typical person you'd think relies on a food bank.
Gene Mullin wraps up a quiet year in capital
Justin Nyberg - 10/14/2003
After teaching high school government classes for 32 years, it might seem Gene Mullin would know all there is to know about state politics.
PG&E to upgrade power lines nearby
Michele Leung - 10/13/2003
Beginning Oct. 13, helicopters will be flying over the county as PG&E crews work on transmission towers along Highway 101 between San Mateo and Brisbane.
Ferry service faces resistance
Malaika Fraley - 10/08/2003
It appears the Bay Area Water Transit Authority is going to have to work double-time if it's going to convince mid-County cities to support a plan to devote tax dollars earmarked for regional transportation projects to a ferry system linking Redwood City and South San Francisco with San Francisco and the East Bay.
Ambulance provider backed despite controversy
Sara Zaske - 09/18/2003
A county committee voted unanimously yesterday against looking for a new ambulance provider, despite controversy surrounding American Medical Response services.
Burlingame City Council: Put new lines out of sight
Justin Jouvenal - 08/05/2003
The City Council and residents spoke with one voice at their meeting Monday night: they don't want a controversial power line project running through their backyards.
Report states underground powerlines best option
Jon Mays - 07/16/2003
Placing high-voltage power lines from Redwood City to San Bruno underground is the preferred alternative to add capacity to San Francisco and the Peninsula as far south as Burlingame, according to an environmental study released yesterday.
Residents ponying up big bucks to battle power lines
Thomas Leupold - 06/16/2003
Some residents of San Mateo, Burlingame and Hillsborough are ponying up big bucks--in some cases as much as $5,000--to wage an effort to stop Pacific Gas and Electric from upgrading power lines near their homes.
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