As levels of circulating respiratory viruses increase and people spend more time indoors for the holiday season, it’s important to know all the ways to stay healthy this winter.
Redwood City – The National Weather Service has forecast above-normal precipitation in the Bay Area this winter, a reminder to check (or build) your emergency kit and review (or create) your evacuation plan. “The time to prepare is now, not when the waters are rising and the winds are blowing,” said Shruti Dhapodkar, director of the County’s Department of Emergency Management.
Redwood City – Don Horsley, a former teacher and beat cop whose bold ideas for reforms propelled him to San Mateo County Sheriff and the Board of Supervisors, died Friday. He was 80. Mr. Horsley’s early jobs – juvenile counselor, middle school teacher, police officer – paired with his childhood experiences to shape a career where he saw opportunities to transform lives.
At a lot just off Highway 101 and Woodside Road, Daniel Ver Linden popped open a 100-pound lid hiding an underground vault, lined with brick, dark, silent. It’s not supposed to be silent.
Redwood City – The Board of Supervisors today proclaimed Nov. 20 as Transgender Day of Remembrance in San Mateo County.
Redwood City – Street and highway closures, detours and delays should be expected in San Mateo County beginning Saturday as world leaders and others descend on the Bay Area for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference.
County officials on Tuesday hosted a reception to say thank you to the residents who serve on advisory boards and commissions.
Redwood City – The County of San Mateo today announced the release of Measure K funding opportunities to provide services for residents in three priority areas: children, families and seniors; emergency preparedness; and housing and homelessness.
Redwood City – A $7.2 million state grant will help the San Mateo County Event Center serve as an evacuation center and safe zone during earthquakes, fires, flooding and other disasters, state and local officials announced today. The funding was announced during a news conference at the Event Center, home to the San Mateo County Fair, private shows and conferences and, during the COVID-19 pandemic, drive-through testing and vaccine clinics.
South San Francisco – San Mateo County Health will host a health forum and cultural fair focusing on the Latino/a/x community on Saturday, Nov. 4. The 10th annual Sana Sana, Colita de Rana event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at South San Francisco High School, 400 B St. (Google map link.)
San Mateo –County Health invites residents to participate in an online meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 1, that will kick-off development of the first Community Health Improvement Plan.