The Commission on the Status of Women is proud to announce three Honorees and one Young Woman of Excellence will be inducted into the 2022 San Mateo County Women’s Hall of Fame in May. A member of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, a successful community fundraiser and leader, a life-long public servant, and a teen advocate/poet will be inducted into the 2022 San Mateo County Women's Hall of Fame, the county's premier showcase for women who make a difference every day in our community.
The California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls is honored to announce that the state budget includes additional one-time funding of 7.9 million dollars, 5 million of which will be utilized to facilitate a statewide Women’s Recovery Response in the wake of COVID-19. The Commission thanks the Governor and the California Legislature, especially Budget staff and Chairs Senator Nancy Skinner and Assemblymember Phil Ting, and Women’s Caucus Chair Assemblymember Christina Garcia, for their commitment to California’s women and girls.
Redwood City — Striving for excellence, one call at a time. The San Mateo County Office of Public Safety Communications 9-1-1 dispatch center is being recognized by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) as an Accredited Center of Excellence (ACE) for emergency medical dispatching
The Commission on the Status of Women of San Mateo County received tremendous response for its vacancy recruitment. Over 24 applications were received from throughout San Mateo County and after a thorough review by a panel comprised of two County supervisors and representatives from the Commission and staff, seven applicants were offered appointments to the Commission.
Welcome San Mateo County to the Versaterm family! Versaterm extends a warm welcome to San Mateo County Public Safety Communications and their partner agencies as they
With the Cold War long over, the County is trading in its cramped and outdated Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for a new $37 million building to coordinate the response to disasters. It will also serve as a home for the County's 9-1-1 public safety dispatchers, a secure data center and the daily offices of the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services and Division of Homeland Security of the Sheriff’s Office.
A Stanford study indicates spending money on early education reduces future public spending on social services.
5/6/2013--County honored for plastic bag ban San Mateo Daily Journal Save the Bay is honoring San Mateo County with its Clean Bay Award for taking charge in drafting and implementing a plastic bag ban ordinance emulated by nearly all of its cities. The award, which will be presented Tuesday to the Board of Supervisors by Save the Bay Executive Director David Lewis, highlights an ordinance that underscores a regional approach is
5/8/2013--County Supe to Kick-Off Bike Rodeo at Barrett Streets Alive! Parks Alive! emphasizes the importance of parks and healthy activity. By Joan S. Dentler Belmont Patch Streets Alive! Parks Alive! Event activities are being celebrated in cities throughout San Mateo County and Belmont is no exception. Children and families of San Mateo County are invited to get active and enjoy the outdoors from 10 am
4/22/2013--Supervisors find rhyme and reason for poet laureate By Michelle Durand San Mateo Daily Journal Two county supervisors say there is rhyme and reason for San Mateo County to name an honorary poet laureate who will elevate the literary genre for residents, advocate the arts and contribute to literacy. “Poetry kind of gets a back seat,” said Supervisor Carole Groom who climbed on board with the
3/18/2013 -- The rise of the ‘weaker sex’ By Sue Lempert San Mateo Daily Journal There has been much attention to the importance of women this year and this month. In the last election, women were a significant factor in electing President Barack Obama. In 2016, Hillary Clinton is a strong possibility to run for president. This month, PBS featured a program on women’s changing lives and the impact on U.S. society over the past 50 years. Betty Friedan’s
11/26/2012--Speaker John A. Pérez Appoints San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom to the California Coastal Commission SACRAMENTO - Today Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) announced the appointment of San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom to the 12-member California Coastal Commission, after a deliberative and comprehensive process of screening nominees for the post. “I am pleased to have found such an outstanding candidate to serve on the California Coastal