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Stories with place: San Mateo
  • California moves to provide interpreters in all court cases 
    Updated: Aug-16-15 12:10 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - Going through a divorce has been difficult for Sepideh Saeedi. Not understanding what's happening in court because she isn't proficient in English has made the process even harder.

  • Hayward fire chief suspended for drinking while on call 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 2:10 am

    HAYWARD, California - The Hayward fire chief was suspended over behavioral issues that included drinking while on call and fighting with a subordinate, but he was allowed to keep his job after agreeing to various conditions, city officials said Tuesday.

  • California drought conservation: Hall of Fame and Shame 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 4:59 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - California cities have mostly succeeded in the first month of mandatory conservation during the drought, according to June water use data released Thursday. The State Water Resources Control Board gave communities nine months to hit water use reduction targets as high as 36 percent compared to 2013 levels.

  • SolarCity reports 2Q loss 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 4:58 pm

    SAN MATEO, California - SolarCity Corp. (SCTY) on Wednesday reported a loss of $22.4 million in its second quarter.