Supervisors To Vote On The Establishment Of San Mateo County Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender And Queer Commission

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will vote on a resolution at the Board’s regular meeting on June 3, 2014 that would establish California’s first county or city commission focused on the needs of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community.

San Mateo County Launches Big Lift Reading Initiative

The county is working on a new program aimed at getting all third-graders at reading level after grappling with a startling statistic — 42 percent of children are not reading proficient by third-grade in a county that’s in the top 1 percent of affluent counties in the United States.