12/4/2010 - Real faces of foster care By Emily DeRuy San Mateo Daily Journal The caption beside the picture of a smiling boy wearing a sports jersey describes a 12-year-old with a passion for basketball and cooking. It also illustrates that the boy hopes, one day, to be adopted by a family that can provide him with unconditional love and support. The photograph, along with approximately 70 other images, is part of the fourth annual Bay Area
6/2/2010 -- Bay Area air board approves guidelines to limit greenhouse gases from development By Denis Cuff Contra Costa Times SAN JOSE — The Bay Area's air pollution board on Wednesday adopted the nation's most far-reaching local development review guidelines aimed at limiting greenhouse gases and toxic air contaminants. Planning for new Bay Area houses, apartments, gas stations, sports arenas, chemical
9/5/2010 -- Peninsula committee launches health reform outreach By: Shaun Bishop Examiner Staff Writer A group charged with helping implement the federal health care reform legislation in San Mateo County is launching a new effort to educate local residents about how the landmark bill affects them. An initial sign of the work of the Community Health Reform Advocacy Committee,
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Controller Tom Huening released the San Mateo County Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010. The CAFR contains the County’s audited financial statements and other financial information. It also contains information about the local economy, the structure of the County government, the County’s future financial plans, the County’s financial policies, and significant County projects.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Controller Tom Huening has released Financial Highlights, the San Mateo County Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2010. Financial Highlights summarizes the essential information contained in the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
5/6/2010 - Hillsborough Celebrates 100th Birthday By Bill Silverfarb San Mateo Daily Journal The sun shined on Hillsborough yesterday as the town’s residents celebrated its 100th birthday in style with about 500 people packed between Town Hall and the newly-dedicated Centennial Park on Floribunda Avenue. Two bands, a barbershop quartet, women dressed in period costumes and seven former mayors were on hand for the event as Mayor Christine Krolik served as t
4/30/2010 - Report: County getting greener By Bill Silverfarb San Mateo Daily Journal Green building construction in San Mateo County has increased almost six fold since 2005, according to the 2010 Indicators for a Sustainable San Mateo County report card, released yesterday. At least five cities and the county now require new projects and renovations meet certain green
4/23/2010 - Local plan for health care expansion set aside By Shaun Bishop The Daily News Following the passage of federal health care reform, a coalition of San Mateo County leaders shelved an ambitious plan to expand health care coverage to thousands of uninsured Peninsula residents. The members of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Adult Healthcare Coverage Expansion
4/9/2010 -- Streets of San Mateo County to come alive on Sunday Elizabeth Pfeffer For the San Mateo County Times Taking cars off the streets and putting people on them is the goal of a new program launching in San Mateo County this weekend. The Streets Alive program is following the path of San Francisco and dozens of other cities around the country that are closing streets and heavily trafficked areas to promote