Nominate a San Mateo County Veteran for Veteran of the Year!

Do you know a San Mateo County veteran who is deserving of the first annual Veteran of the Year award – a resident veteran who has distinguished him or herself through outstanding service to the County’s veteran community during the period of 2015-2016? We are also looking for nominations the Patriot of the Year (a resident who has demonstrated exceptional service to the County’s veterans and veteran community) and the Enterprise Support Partner of the Year (a for-profit or non-for-profit corporation that has demonstrated exemplary service to the County’s veteran community)?

Controller wins GFOA award for FY 14/15 PAFR

County of San Mateo Earns 14th Consecutive Financial Excellence Award Controller’s Popular Report Provides Public Transparent Look at County Finances REDWOOD CITY – For the 14th consecutive year, the County of San Mateo has earned a prestigious national award for excellence in financial reporting for the Popular version of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-15 report detailing for the public in an understandable way how it receives and spends its funds.

Board of Supervisors Appoints Carlos Bolanos As Sheriff

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors at its July 12, 2016 meeting appointed Acting Sheriff Carlos Bolanos as Sheriff to finish out the two years remaining in the term of former Sheriff Greg Munks who announced his retirement last month due to health reasons.

Recipe: Ratatouille!

Ratatouille (rat-tat-too-wee) isn't just an animated film, it's an amazing vegetable stew that is full of flavor (and fiber!). Ratatouille is a dish that originated from the Provence region of France and is quite a popular way to use extra vegetables. It's easy to prepare and consists of seasonal summer vegetables, garlic, and olive oil. It's definitely a great dish to make with your farmers' market veggie surplus or veggie leftovers! There are a few ways to prepare it, all leading to the same end product: