With AT&T Cell Service Troubles, Officials Urge Users to Call 911 Only in Emergencies

Redwood City – A widespread outage leaving many AT&T customers without cellular service prompted County of San Mateo officials to urge users to connect to WiFi calling or use a landline if they need to reach 911. The County’s Department of Emergency Management is monitoring the situation, which appears to affect thousands of AT&T customers nationwide.

County to Host Public Service Career Fair For Veterans, Military Personnel and their Families

Redwood City – Veterans, military personnel and their families interested in careers in public service are invited to meet with over 40 local employers at a career fair on Friday, March 1, in Redwood City.

Board of Supervisors County of San Mateo Notice of Public Hearing Regarding 890 Upland Road, Emerald Lake Hills

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will consider:

Supervisors to Hold Special Study Session to Address Potential Loss of Key Revenue Source

Redwood City – For months, County of San Mateo leaders have voiced concern over the potential loss of a key revenue source, saying the situation may threaten vital safety-net services. Now, with no resolution in sight halfway through the 2023-24 fiscal year, County Executive Mike Callagy on Tuesday recommended the Board of Supervisors hold a special study session on a looming issue that could also impact future spending plans.

County Names Aimee Shapiro Director of Arts and Culture

Redwood City – The County of San Mateo announced today that Aimee Shapiro will serve as the executive director of the San Mateo County Office of Arts and Culture.

Fewer Power Outages; Community Resource Centers Remain Open

Redwood City – As of 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, PG&E is reporting 89 outages affecting 1,669 customers in La Honda, Pescadero and Woodside. Power is expected to be restored for the majority by 4 p.m. today, according to PG&E. Check outage map here. Community Resource Centers Remain Open

Many on Coast Remain Without Power: Area Libraries Open for Electricity, WiFi Needs

Redwood City – As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, below is a summary of power outages and available storm recovery resources. PG&E Outages: Currently, 4,906 customers remain without power in Half Moon Bay, Daly City and Pescadero.

County Recovering from Winter Storms, Local Resource Centers Remain Open

The following is a summary of current recovery operations in San Mateo County from the recent storms, updated at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024: Road Closure Alert:Skyline Boulevard still remains closed from Tunitas Creek Road to La Honda Road (Highway 84). 

Finding Refuge in the Storm: County Opens Shelter Beds to Homeless During Weekend Deluge

Redwood City – As cold rain and wind battered the Peninsula, Donovan Shepherd found a refuge this weekend where he could get a warm meal, sleep soundly and clean and dry his clothes. Shepherd lost his job as a professional chef and then his home during the COVID-19 pandemic. He had gladly taken up an offer to stay in a shelter this weekend rather than spend more time outdoors in a pounding rain.

Community Resource Centers Open Starting at 10 a.m. Today

Redwood City — The County of San Mateo is urging residents to stay safe today because, while the brunt of a hard winter storm has passed, flooded roads, downed trees and power outages remain.

UPDATED: Weather Intensifying in San Mateo County; Ways to Stay Safe

The National Weather Service is warning of severe storms starting tonight, Feb. 2, going through Monday. The prediction is 1 to 3 inches of rain, winds up to 80 miles per hour and high coastal surf up to 25 foot waves.

Affordable Community Breaks Ground in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto – If you ask San Mateo County residents to name their top needs (and we did), the answer nearly always includes finding an affordable place to live.