Bay City News A regional or countywide flood protection district dedicated to sea-level disaster preparations should be assembled immediately, recommended a group of nearly 400 people who packed a College of San Mateo auditorium Monday. For full article, visit San Mateo County coast most at risk in state to sea level rise
By Samantha Weigel Daily Journal
Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Assemblyman Rich Gordon and San Mateo County Supervisor Dave Pine invite members of the public to attend the “Meeting the Challenges of Sea Level Rise in San Mateo County” conference on Monday, December 9, 2013, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at the College of San Mateo Theater, Building 3, 1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd in San Mateo.
Do you or someone you know need help putting food on the table? Qualifying for food assistance might be easier than you think. A family of four earning $40,000 or less can qualify for CalFresh, and if you just need food to tide your family over until your next paycheck, Second Harvest Food Bank may be able to help.
Taking care of your family's health is a priority, so the next time you find yourself in need of prescription medication save up to 65% just by using a free Discount Prescription Card that can be used at more than 59,000 pharmacies nationwide, including all chain and most independent pharmacies. The card was made available to San Mateo County residents by the Board of Supervisors in 2009. Residents can obtain this convenient card without qualifying, paying a fee, or meeting any deadlines. It's ready to use.
The Network of Care is a county funded and supported website that allows the user to find services for seniors or those with disabilities in San Mateo County, research medical conditions and medications, follow the progress of state and federal legislation, and maintain your own or a loved one’s health records in a secure part of the website. The site can be translated into fifty languages. Additionally, the Network of Care can be accessed by the visually impaired by use of computer screen readers, such as JAWS.
Pharmaceutical Pharmaceuticals flushed into the sanitary sewer system eventually end up in streams, creeks, rivers and reservoirs. To prevent unwanted toxins reaching our precious Bay water, pharmaceutical drop-off locations with dedicated containers provide a safer and more sensible option. Nearly every law enforcement agency in San Mateo County participates in this convenient disposal program.