An advisory warning people not to swim at Monterey Municipal Beach that was posted Tuesday has been lifted after bacteria levels in the water subsided to safe levels, Monterey County health officials said.
The county Health Department found unsafe levels of indicator bacteria in water samples taken at the beach Monday.
A male was hospitalized with second-degree burns after escaping from his fiery apartment in downtown San Jose late Wednesday night, a fire captain said today.
Crews responded to a report of a fire at an apartment building in the 300 block of East William Street, near the San Jose State University campus, at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, San Jose... » Read More
The Oakland A's have rejected a proposal by the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority to extend their lease at the O.co Coliseum for 10 years, the baseball team said.
In a statement, the team didn't say why it is turning down the authority's offer, saying only that, "While the proposal was for 10 years, it did not address all of our issues" and "consequently, we cannot... » Read More
One person was hospitalized in a blaze that crews were able to put out early this morning in the downtown area of San Jose, a dispatcher said.
Crews responded to the report of a fire at a structure in the 300 block of East William Street, near the San Jose State University campus, at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night, the dispatcher said. Read More
A San Leandro police officer saved an apparently suicidal man on Tuesday who fell while sitting on a bridge railing, police said today.
The officer was patrolling on the 1100 block of Bancroft Avenue around 6:15 p.m. when he spotted a 30-year-old male sitting on the railing of a bridge that crosses the San Leandro Creek Watershed, according to... » Read More
A San Jose man was literally caught red-handed Monday night when he was discovered by sheriff's deputies with blood on his face, hands and all over the money he allegedly stole from a Redwood City massage parlor, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's office.
Prosecutors say that surveillance video taken from the Woodside Spa... » Read More
Officials in Redwood City today snipped a thick, red ribbon signifying the completion of the Port of Redwood City's $17 million modernized wharf, the first wharf built in the Bay Area to accommodate projected rising sea levels.
The modernized wharf meets the latest seismic and sea level design standards and will allow the Port to welcome... » Read More
A man filed a lawsuit today in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose declaring that he is the biological father of teen suicide victim Audrie Pott and should be included in a wrongful death lawsuit as a legal heir.
Michael Lazarin, 46, claims that Sheila and Lawrence Pott, the teen girl's legal parents, falsely claimed to be her sole heirs... » Read More
A 17-year-old girl who was killed early Monday morning when a car in which she was a passenger crashed into a wall in West Oakland has been identified by the Alameda County coroner's office as 17-year-old Sariah Cleveland of Oakland.
Cleveland was riding in a white 1995 Mercedes C220 that collided head-on with a pillar supporting elevated BART... » Read More
Oakland is showing its pride in the Golden State Warriors ahead of the team's first playoff home game this year with a campaign that includes ads on buses, at the airport and downtown, Visit Oakland announced today.
The Warriors will return home after splitting two games with the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Read More
Oakland City Councilman Larry Reid admitted today that the city's "back is against the wall" in trying to keep all three of its sports teams in Oakland.
Reid, who is vice chair of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority, which oversees the O.co. Coliseum and the Oracle Arena, said, "If not all three teams, we would like to keep at least two... » Read More
People living on a former landfill known as the Albany Bulb will have to move out by Friday as part of a settlement with the city of Albany.
The Albany City Council voted in May 2013 to begin a process of incorporating the Bulb into the McLaughlin Eastshore State Park and to start enforcing the city's no-camping ordinance there in October. Read More
The Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission approved $8.7 million in funding this morning to expand the Bay Area Bicycle Share program to the East Bay in 2015 despite delays in existing expansion plans caused by the bankruptcy of a key business.
An expansion of Bay Area Bike Share's existing program in San Francisco, San Jose... » Read More
Media en route to police activity at the medical facility at 1500 Southgate Ave. in Daly City this afternoon should congregate at the Saint Francis Square Shopping Center, according to Daly City police.
Daly City police Lt. Dave Mackriss is at the scene and is the acting public information officer for this incident, police said. » Read More
A Walnut Creek sports bar has had its license to sell liquor suspended for 20 days because of numerous police calls there to deal with fights, assaults and public drunkenness, Department of Alcoholic and Beverage Control officials said today.
The suspension was posted on April 17 at Crogan's Sports Bar and Grill at 1387 Locust St. because... » Read More
A 5-year-old boy suffered severe eye injuries when he was hit with a paintball in West Oakland on Tuesday evening, police said.
The boy was in a car with his family driving in the 1700 block of Ninth Street at about 6:10 p.m. when a teenager on the sidewalk opened fire with a paintball gun at the car, police Officer Frank Bonifacio said. Read More
Lawsuits were filed by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera today against two landlords who allegedly illegally converted residential apartments into short-term rental units used for tourist lodging offered through online housing services.
In the separate cases, the defendants evicted long-term residents from the apartments under the... » Read More
Two men have been charged with murder and attempted murder for their involvement in a break-in that resulted in the fatal shooting of their accomplice and the injury shooting of a business owner in Richmond last week.
Terrell Franklin, 27, of Richmond and 28-year-old Michael Pitre of Hercules were both charged Tuesday with murder, attempted murder... » Read More
San Mateos Central Park is a true cornerstone of the community. This special spot holds deep affection in the hearts of many locals. The Japanese Tea Garden is an especially lovely focal point worth seeing.Within the overall park, theres a lovely gazebo where countless couples have said their vows and been married. Cherished family memories have been created on the Bianchi mini train. The...
San Mateo's Beautiful Bay Area Location Enjoyed by Many
San Mateo Offers Hometown, Community Atmosphere The beautiful city of San Mateo sits in the highly desirable Bay Area of San Francisco. Part of San Mateo County, the city is home to about 100,000 people. This highly regarded community is a place that more people are starting to call home with an increasing population size.
It's no surprise that San Mateo is on the rise. It offers a good location in the Bay Area and numerous community amenities, such as parks and good schools. Such interest in the area is boosting San Mateo, CA real estate. Dating back to 1864, San Mateo is one of the more sizable suburban communities on the San Francisco Peninsula.
Outdoor Recreation Abundant in San Mateo The community of San Mateo has a great places to explore in the city, and it's also a special spot for those who love the outdoors. There are numerous activities here that beckon recreation lovers. These include hiking, biking, swimming, fishing and even windsailing. Coyote Point Park Recreation Area is a prime focal point for these adventures in San Mateo.
There are numerous trails in San Mateo, including those in Coyote Point Park Recreation Area. These pathways link with the highly regarded San Francisco Bay Trail. You'll also find numerous playgrounds and great places for kids and their families in San Mateo.
Restaurants and Entertainment Prime in San Mateo for Visitors. San Mateo, California restaurants offer visitors and residents a wide range of options. Popular cuisine here includes Japanese, Chinese, Italian and New American. You'll find great dining spots throughout San Mateo, and there are a wide number of choices when you are enjoying a night out in downtown San Mateo.
The downtown area of San Mateo offers a good place to stroll and enjoy the community atmosphere. Many visitors enjoy this area for its special events throughout the year, including the Wine Walk. San Mateo hotels also are abundant with amenities and choices for visitors. Many hotels have easy access to the airport - making travel to San Mateo a breeze.
Live in San Mateo, California This lovely community is one that delights visitors so it's no wonder that many people want to live here. This hometown atmosphere offers a great community feeling with many events. Residents enjoy excellent schools, good housing choices and more. This area's nearby proximity to San Francisco makes it a prime place for those who commute in the Bay Area. The area also is known for the high number of excellent employment opportunities in Silicon Valley.