Quinn: Elections should ditch paper, embrace technology

"It's high time for California to start thinking about moving beyond a paper-based system and finding ways to adapt to the Internet era." Catapult has launched Allpoint Technology to help voters and candidates use their civic rights with everyday smartphones and iPads.

Supervisor Warren Slocum, District 4, And American Medical Response Launch “Save A Life” Scholarship Program

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors President Warren Slocum in partnership with the American Medical Response (AMR) will be launching the “Save A Life” Scholarship Program at the 5th Annual OYE Latino Youth Conference on May 21, 2016, at Canada College. The program will offer two full-ride scholarships to attend the College of San Mateo’s Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic Training Program and provide a mentor to help complete the EMT Program.

KaiserPermanente - Redwood City, a Joint Commission Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center

Congratulations to @KaiserPermanente - Redwood City for being Joint Commission certified as a Comprehensive ‪Stroke‬ Center! They are a healthcare leader in the country!

Parking in North Fair Oaks

Parking in North Fair Oaks has been a problem for businesses and residents alike. There is good news to report. A 50-60 space parking lot on 2nd and Middlefield Road is on the horizon!

Sequoia Belle Haven Affordable Senior Housing "Wall Raising"

To celebrate the progress of the Sequoia Belle Haven Affordable Senior Housing Project in Menlo Park, MidPen Housing, the project developer, held a "Wall Raising" with all the partners and the neighbors.  This beautiful new complex will open in the summer of 2017!

Public Advisory Freeze Alert

Frigid temperatures and gusty winds can cause pipes to freeze. Property owners and residents can take some simple precautions to prevent the inconvenience and expense of frozen water pipes.

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Approves $5 Million to Aid Critical Nonprofits

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors allocated $5 million in emergency loans from Measure A funds to five nonprofit organizations that provide drug and alcohol treatment.

Report to the State Legislature and Secretary of State on the November 3, 2015 All-Mailed Ballot Election

As San Mateo County voters and election observes will recall, last year San Mateo County conducted its first All-Mailed Ballot Election through legislation carried by Assembly Member Kevin Mullin known as Assembly Bill 2028. The legislation required a follow-up analysis and report to determine voter participation levels, turnout by demographic groups, operational costs, etc. Here are the findings from this historic election.

Marsh Road Closure

Beginning on May 31st, the Town of Atherton plans to close Marsh Road for eight to twelve weeks to repair the Marsh Road Canal that is eroding the road bed. A series of community meetings have been scheduled to share the project plans and give people the chance to ask questions and register their concerns. Please take the time to learn about this project. http://www.ci.atherton.ca.us/marshroad

Beefing up the Tools to Discourage Illegal Dumping and Littering

The Board of Supervisors took steps to beef up the enforcement tools to discourage illegal dumping and littering in the unincorporated areas of San Mateo County. This has been of priority of Supervisor Slocum's and its unanimous adoption was appreciated.

San Mateo County Launches New Office of Immigrant Support

San Mateo County is proud to announce the new Office of Immigrant Support and Coordination (OISC).  Thanks to the leadership of the County’s Board of Supervisors President Warren Slocum and the County Manager’s Office, under the oversight of the Human Services Agency (HSA), the office has been launched to coordinate available resources and services to all immigrants in the county and to manage projects that would enhance these residents’ transitions into their communities.