What Does a Healthy Community Look Like?

Redwood City — When you imagine a healthy community, what do you see? School gardens? Streets that encourage leisurely outings? Safe and affordable housing? Parks? All of the above and more?           The County of San Mateo’s Office of Arts and Culture wants to know what images of healthy community should decorate a popular path in North Fair Oaks.

Fuel Reduction Work In Edgewood Park through August 2022

Crews will be performing fuel reduction work in Edgewood Park through August 2022.

Apply for a Fitzgerald Marine Reserve Tidepool Group Tour Beginning Aug 15

Monday, August 15 marks the beginning of the month long window in which groups of 15 or more can apply to tour the tidepools at Fitzgerald Marine Reserve.

Closure on Pomponio Trail in Pescadero Creek Park

Pescadero Creek Park's Pomponio Trail is currently closed between junctions 52 and 55 due to a damaged culvert.

Quarry Park Master Plan Final Draft Posted

Following this spring's public review period, which included a survey and two public presentations, San Mateo County Parks is posting the Final Draft of the Quarry Park Master Plan.

Reserve Your Spot at the Big Bad Barn Dance at Wunderlich Park, Aug 28

On August 28, join the Friends of Huddart & Wunderlich Parks at Folger Stable for a barn dance featuring local musicians, a live dance caller, catered BBQ, local and craft beer and wine in a beautiful and historic setting.

Quarry Park Pump Track Maintenance Every Wednesday

Wednesdays are the regularly scheduled maintenance days for the pump track at Quarry Park. The track will be closed on Wednesdays, sometimes for part of the day, sometimes for the full day, as maintenance needs require.

San Mateo County Supervisors Approve Advocacy Agenda to Support Women’s Reproductive Rights

Redwood City — The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted an advocacy agenda at today’s meeting to support women’s health and reproductive rights following the reversal of Roe v. Wade.

Oriental Fruit Fly Find - San Mateo County

On June 30, 2022 the San Mateo County Agriculture Department pest detection team found a single Oriental fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis) in a baited trap in Menlo Park. The team followed up with a delimitation survey that includes 40 traps within one square mile of the find. This is in addition to 80 existing traps within the 8 square miles surrounding the find. No new Oriental fruit flies have been detected. Oriental fruit flies are an invasive pest native to southern Asia, that has become established in Hawaii.

Board’s Action Brings Revitalization of Flood Park Closer to Reality

Through a unanimous vote at the July 26 meeting, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors accepted the Flood Park Updated Landscape Plan noting the Plan reflects a balanced approach in addressing the interests of park visitors and neighbors.

Healing By Design: A New Era in Treating Mental Illness Takes Shape Among Oaks, Woodlands

Redwood City – A center that will transform the treatment of San Mateo County’s most vulnerable mentally ill residents is taking shape. The 121-bed Cordilleras Mental Health Center will replace a drab concrete facility that opened during the Truman Administration as a tuberculosis ward and transitioned to a mental health treatment center more than four decades ago.

Are You Ready? Disaster Preparedness Day is Saturday, July 30

Redwood City – Wildfires, tsunamis, earthquakes and, of course, the COVID-19 pandemic are reminders that the best time to prepare your family for disaster is ASAP. And the most immediate ASAP is the 18th annual Disaster Preparedness Day this Saturday, July 30, 2022, at the San Mateo County Event Center.