Redwood City – The County of San Mateo’s government-wide revenues increased by $22 million while expenses decreased by $192 million, mainly due to a reduction in COVID-19- related expenditures of $156 million, according to the fiscal year (FY) 2021-22 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR).
More than $3 million in federal funds are now available to summer 2023 enrichment programs that address student learning loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
He grew up resenting the concrete, cold to the touch and cold to the soul, that walled in his grandmother at a mental health hospital.
On Wednesday morning December 21, 2022, San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office Gun Violence Prevention Program (GVPP) Detectives, in collaboration with the Menlo Park Police Department served a search warrant that resulted in the seizure of prohibited firearms in the City of Menlo Park. The GVPP Detectives identified Kristian Arnaldo Arguello as a “prohibited person” who is not allowed to possess firearms and/or ammunition based upon a 2015 criminal conviction. Arguello had firearms still registered in his name, despite the 2015 prohibition. GVPP Detectives obtained a search warrant for Mr. Arguello’s residence, and they worked closely with the Menlo Park Police Department’s Investigations Division. As a result of the search warrant served yesterday on the 1300 Block of Henderson Avenue in Menlo Park, Detectives recovered an unregistered and prohibited AR15 assault weapon, numerous high capacity magazines for the AR15, hundreds of rounds of .223 ammunition, a Glock .40 caliber handgun, a Beretta 9mm handgun and 9mm and .40 caliber ammunition. Kristian Arnaldo Arguello was taken in custody and booked into the San Mateo County Jail for 29805(A)(1) PC, 30605(a) PC, and 30305(a)(1) PC, two of which are felony charges. This was a collaborative effort by our Gun Violence Prevention Program Detectives and the Menlo Park Police Department that will help keep our communities in San Mateo County safer.
Carole Groom was in line buying groceries when she heard a cross voice. Another customer wanted to know – asking no one in particular but wanting to share his views – who the so-and-so was who did away with plastic shopping bags.
Redwood City – Board of Supervisors President Don Horsley today announced 11 projects will receive a total of $54 million to create more affordable housing across San Mateo County. The award – $54,361,963 – is a County record for investing in housing. A total of 1,069 affordable housing units will be created or renovated with these funds.
This holiday season, another surge in COVID infections, along with high levels of influenza (flu) and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), are straining healthcare systems and impacting families. The good news is that there are easy actions everyone can take to stay healthy this season. Twelve Bay Area health officers recommend the following steps: Get Vaccinated Against Flu and COVID.
Redwood City — The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today appointed Jorge Argueta of Daly City as the County’s poet laureate, citing his ability to use poetry to create bridges among diverse communities.
Redwood City — The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today awarded three cities a total of $2.4 million to help end homelessness.
When Lorena Thompson left her house the day after Halloween, she gave her young son and daughter each a kiss. “She loved us, and we knew we were loved,” said her daughter, Deborah Kemper. “That was really key for me growing up because I was angry after she was murdered, and I could have taken a bad turn in life.”
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that during their regular public meeting on December 13, 2022, at 9:00 am, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will consider the annual report for the fiscal year 2021-22 for the Mid-Coast Park and Recreation Development Fees Trust Fund, findings with respect to the portion of the Trust Fund remaining unexpended, and the annual fee adjustment. The proposed fee is $1.99 per square foot of new assessable space. The annual report is available below.