Health Care Enrollment Fair

Supervisor Dave Pine, the County of San Mateo and the City of South San Francisco are hosting a Community Health Fair on January 10, 2015 in South San Francisco to assist local residents in obtaining health insurance.

California Coastal Commission pays first visit to San Mateo County

For the first time since its formation more than 40 years ago, the California Coastal Commission paid San Mateo County a visit to review project sites and see what Half Moon Bay, Princeton and Montara have to offer.

County awards $31K to STEM projects

Eighteen San Mateo County teachers received $31,000 in innovation awards from the county fund for projects designed to teach science, technology, engineering and math skills. The STEM funding is an annual way the Board of Supervisors acknowledged student achievement and teacher excellence by offering a chance to use innovative approaches to education.

Officials Implement E-Cig, Smoking Regulations

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to change the definition of "smoking" and "tobacco product" to include electronic smoking devices. The Board also voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve an ordinance prohibiting smoking of all types in and around unincorporated multi-unit residences, which include owner-occupied condominiums and townhouses.

County rules target e-cigs and smoking: Board of Supervisors consider complete ban for unincorporated area multi-unit buildings

Smoking inside apartments and condominiums in the unincorporated areas of San Mateo County would become a thing of the past under a proposed ban coming before the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. Twin proposals by supervisors Carole Groom and Adrienne Tissier will first amend the definitions of “smoking” and “tobacco product” to include electronic devices and then add a section to county code prohibiting smoking of all types in and around multi-unit residences.

Groundbreaking LGBTQ Commission To Hold First Meeting Friday - Public Invited To Welcoming Reception

The first meeting of the San Mateo County Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Commission will be held Friday, September 26, in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 400 County Center, Redwood City.

San Mateo County Creates California's First LGBTQ Commission

Today, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution to establish California’s first county or city commission focused on the needs of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community.

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.

Peninsula sea-level study to focus on flood threats surrounding SFO

by Brendan P. Bartholomew San Francisco Examiner Neighborhoods, infrastructure and endangered-species habitats adjacent to the San Francisco International Airport are threatened by flooding connected to sea-level rise, and not enough planning has been done to protect them.

San Mateo County And San Francisco International Airport Secure California Coastal Conservancy Grant To Study Sea Level Rise

The California Coastal Conservancy announced yesterday that it will fund a $200,000 grant application jointly submitted by San Mateo County and the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to study the impacts of sea level rise due to global warming on the shoreline area northwest of the airport where the San Bruno and Colma creeks enter the San Francisco Bay.

New board of supervisors' president Dave Pine sets tone as San Mateo County's fiscal watchdog

By Bonnie Eslinger Daily News As the new president of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, Dave Pine said this week that he intends to guide the county down a fiscally prudent path.  For full article, visit New board of supervisors' president Dave Pine sets tone as San Mateo County's fiscal watchdog