Arts Commission Cultural Equity Statement

The San Mateo County Arts Commission, which views the arts as an essential part of a healthy and vibrant community, champions policies and practices that promote social and cultural equity. We strive to promote inclusive and diverse programming and to ensure equitable access to arts and culture for all, with consideration for race, ability, sexual orientation, age, gender, economic status, and cultural background. We also commit to partnering with artists and arts organizations that represent and celebrate the diversity of our county, through the fair and equitable distribution of programmatic and financial support. Through these actions, arts are a vehicle for social change.

Parking Lot Safety

Park staff patrol parking lots, but taking your own precautions against theft is always advised. Familiarize yourself with precautions you can take to protect your valuables and vehicle.

Iris Point Sites Closed

Plans to renovate for Junipero Serra Park's Iris Point youth day camp are in development. The site is closed until further notice.

Bay Area Health Officials Urge Immediate Vaccination and Issue Orders Requiring Use of Face Coverings Indoors to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

Vaccination continues to protect against severe COVID-19 illness, but with the COVID-19 Delta variant now infecting a small percentage of vaccinated people as well as many unvaccinated people, eight Bay Area health officers have issued Health Orders requiring masks indoors in public places. The Orders require all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear face coverings when indoors in public settings, with limited exceptions, starting at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, August 3.

County of San Mateo Requires Face Coverings Solely at County-Operated Facilities

Redwood City – As an employer and a service provider, the County of San Mateo requires all employees and visitors to County facilities to wear face coverings. The requirement took effect at the start of business today (July 26, 2021). This requirement from the County does not apply to businesses, other government agencies or private employers of any type across San Mateo County.

County of San Mateo to Require Face Coverings in County Facilities Due to Rise in COVID-19 Cases

Masks mandatory as of Monday in County facilities, regardless of vaccination status

Fueling the COVID-19 Recovery: Board of Supervisors Boosts Local Businesses Relief

he San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today provided a lifeline to struggling local small businesses as part of a $2.8 million COVID-19 relief package.

Funding Approved for Food Insecure after Great Plates; Rent Relief Options; Youth Vaccine Week Upcoming: Update on County Response to COVID-19

The County of San Mateo continues to work to protect public health and safety in response to the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.

How to Apply for Rent Relief; Free Vaccination Clinics; Facebook Live – Youth and COVID-19 Vaccines: Update on County Response to COVID-19

The County of San Mateo continues to work to protect public health and safety in response to the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.

As Wildfire Threat Grows, Property Owners Get Green Light to Remove Certain Trees

Redwood City – The County of San Mateo is making it easier for property owners to remove highly flammable eucalyptus and trees of certain other species to create fire breaks near homes and escape routes.