Dr. Kismet Baldwin-Santana Takes Over as San Mateo County Health Officer

Redwood City – In her first interview as San Mateo County’s Health Officer, Dr. Kismet Baldwin-Santana said her vision includes addressing the opioid epidemic, improving disaster preparedness and expanding health equity.

County Launches Series of Listening Sessions on Community Needs

Redwood City – The County is kicking off a countywide series of listening sessions to gather input on ways to address community needs in four priority areas. The series will be held in communities across the Peninsula where residents are encouraged to share their needs concerning children and families, housing and homelessness, emergency preparedness and mental health.

San Mateo County Supervisors Award Nearly $30 Million to Build Affordable Housing

Redwood City – San Mateo County Supervisors today awarded nearly $30 million to spur development of five affordable housing projects totaling 483 units.

San Mateo County Agriculture Takes a Hit Due to Drought

Redwood City – Stung by drought, San Mateo County’s agricultural industry shrank by nearly 6 percent in 2022, according to a new report. The total value of agricultural production in 2022 was about $92.2 million, down from the prior year’s nearly $98 million.

Phase 1 Construction of Flood Park Landscape Plan on the Horizon

Beginning late July, park visitors will see work begin to demolish one of the old tennis courts followed by installation of the bike pump track.

Coyote Point is Now Open 7 Days a Week

As of August 1, more sites have reopened at Coyote Point Recreation Area and power has been restored following storm damage.

Supervisors Proclaim August Child Support Awareness Month

Redwood City – San Mateo County Supervisors today proclaimed August as Child Support Awareness Month to highlight local services that are neutral, helpful and fair.

Flood Park Playground Closed for Repairs

Safety inspections show need to replace some play structure parts.

Fuel Reduction Begins at Pillar Point Bluff, Aug 2

The San Mateo County Parks Department, in partnership with CalFire, will remove hazardous trees at Pillar Point Bluff near the Pillar Ridge Complex beginning Aug 2, to reduce wildfire risk and improve community safety.

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Board Approves New Dog Camping in Memorial County Park Starting in September

Coming Soon: On July 25, the Board of Supervisors approved a proposal for to introduce dog-friendly campsites at Memorial County Park beginning this September.