A New Tool Helps Families Build Reading Skills for Young Learners

Whether a child is a few months old or on the way to the fifth grade, a new online tool can help families build a foundation for literacy. That tool is Let’s Read San Mateo County, a website designed to support young readers and their families.

Celebrating the County's Diversity: Community Invited to 5th Annual Inclusion Festival

Redwood City — The community is invited to celebrate the county’s disabled community this week during the 5th Annual Inclusion Festival, a free day of food, fun and music aimed at connecting attendees with vital resources and vendors and

County to Host Public Service Career Fair

Redwood City – Residents eager to find a career that not only fulfills their job aspirations but also lets them give back are invited to explore available opportunities on Friday, August 2 at the 2024 Summer Public Service Career Fair hosted by the County of San Mateo.

County Passes on Developing Former Coastal Nursery

After a months-long study of a coastside former greenhouse site once eyed for affordable housing and other amenities, the County of San Mateo today publicly announced that it will not move forward with acquisition of the property.

‘Be Smart. Play Safe. Stay Aware.’

Moved by the recent drownings of children and their families off the San Mateo County coast, officials are launching a public safety campaign reminding visitors to “Be Smart. Play Safe. Stay Aware.”

County Health Offers Protective Gear for Workers on Dairy and Poultry Farms from H5N1

Redwood City – In response to the potential for H5N1 infection, also known as bird flu, San Mateo County Health is participating in a state program to provide personal protective equipment to workers on poultry and dairy farms.

San Mateo County Supervisors Vote to Join the Legal Fight Over “Ghost Guns”

Redwood City – San Mateo County supervisors on Tuesday agreed to join a coalition of cities and counties in support of a nationwide legal effort to curtail often untraceable ghost guns.

Board of Supervisors Approve $4.2 Billion Budget

Redwood City – San Mateo County supervisors today approved a $4.2 billion budget for the 2024-25 fiscal year with priorities focusing on services for children, families and seniors, housing and homelessness and emergency preparedness.

County Moves to Provide Immediate Services, Support at Domestic Violence Calls

Redwood City – San Mateo County supervisors – concerned over the pervasiveness of domestic violence – today advanced an initiative that will send survivor advocates along with police to certain 911 calls.