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The first Latina has been elected to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors

The first Latina has been elected to the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors

Noelia Corzo will represent District 2, which includes Foster City, San Mateo and most of Belmont
Rep. Speier holding 1st of four town halls before ending service in Congress

Rep. Speier holding 1st of four town halls before ending service in Congress

"It's been an extraordinary honor to serve the people of San Mateo County for almost 40 years. These town halls will be an opportunity for me to report on my work on their behalf," the congresswoman said.
Airport worker strike ends after 'tentative deal' reached

Airport worker strike ends after 'tentative deal' reached

An agreement was reached late Wednesday between the union and the restaurants and the union's bargaining committee unanimously approved it
U.S. Justice Department launches COVID-19 fraud strike force groups

U.S. Justice Department launches COVID-19 fraud strike force groups

State Attorney General declines to investigate county sheriff’s and DA’s involvement in Batmobile case

State Attorney General declines to investigate county sheriff’s and DA’s involvement in Batmobile case

The official did not find a ‘compelling need’ for oversight from the state Department of Justice
‘A waste of taxpayers' money’: Sheriff's lawyer questions nature of county probe into Batmobile case

‘A waste of taxpayers' money’: Sheriff's lawyer questions nature of county probe into Batmobile case

County attorney: “We’re not trying to undo or derail or shape the investigation but to understand how we got to where we are.”
County asks AG to investigate district attorney's and sheriff's offices in Batmobile raid

County asks AG to investigate district attorney's and sheriff's offices in Batmobile raid

Community members have called on the board of supervisors to look into the investigation and prosecution of an Indiana businessman
Afghan refugee in Bay Area speaks out on one-year anniversary of Kabul fall to Taliban

Afghan refugee in Bay Area speaks out on one-year anniversary of Kabul fall to Taliban

Marmar Hakim, an Afghan refugee who participated in the first and only West Coast university pilot program housing Afghan refugees, spoke about her experience Monday coming to the United States after Kabul fell to the Taliban one year ago.
Redwood City Mayor Giselle Hale ends bid for California State Assembly

Redwood City Mayor Giselle Hale ends bid for California State Assembly

Hale said that "having a stable family is a luxury, and putting my girls front and center of a battle that is not theirs to wage is not something I’m willing to do."
Rep. Jackie Speier arrested outside Supreme Court at abortion rights protest

Rep. Jackie Speier arrested outside Supreme Court at abortion rights protest

They were arrested on suspicion of crowding, obstructing or incommoding, according to U.S. Capitol Police.