Commission Approves Dog Management Recommendations

The Parks and Recreation Commission approved dog management policy recommendations presented at the December 7 meeting by the Dog Management Committee.

Flood Park Draft EIR Review Period Complete

From October 3 through November 16, San Mateo County Parks received input on a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) to restore and improve Flood Park via a form on the Parks website. The review period is now complete. All written comments regarding the adequacy of the Draft EIR were required to be submitted during this time period.

POST And SMC Partner To Preserve Tunitas Creek Beach

Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) has announced the purchase of the 58-acre Tunitas Creek Beach with the goal of preserving, rehabilitating and preparing the property for safe public use that respects the local environment.

Working To Connect People To Parks

See how SMC Parks is working to improve park access through assistance in establishing small parks in unincorporated communities.

Ohlone-Portolà Heritage Trail Committee to Commission Feasibility Study

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has directed the formation of a committee to explore the best ways to design and interpret the path that Gaspar de Portolà took during his expedition of the San Mateo County coast and the San Francisco Bay.

District Elections Are Good For Democracy

Tonight, the Board of Trustees of the San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) will consider adopting district based elections for its trustees in lieu of the existing at-large model. Their support of district elections would align the SMCCCD with the voters’ decision in November 2012 to elect County supervisors by district and lead the way for other countywide bodies to move to district elections.

Quarry Park Overlook Closed

The overlook above Quarry Park's quarry face is remains closed until further notice due to exposed footings.