San Mateo County Libraries' microfilm collection is now completely digital. You can access the historical archives of the following newspapers from San Mateo County:
Brisbane Bee (1979-1980)
Brisbane Bee-Democrat (1961-1979)
Coast Side Comet (1910-1923)
Half Moon Bay Review and Pescadero Pebble (1916-2015)
The San Mateo County Libraries’ digital microfilm is hosted on a service called Digital ReeL, opens a new window, which provides an exact online replica of the original newspaper. You can browse by publication title, year, and issue date and do keyword searches across the full collection or individual titles.