District Elections Are Good For Democracy

Tonight, the Board of Trustees of the San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) will consider adopting district based elections for its trustees in lieu of the existing at-large model. Their support of district elections would align the SMCCCD with the voters’ decision in November 2012 to elect County supervisors by district and lead the way for other countywide bodies to move to district elections.

Transgender Military Personnel: County and National Resources

The reversal of U.S. military policy impacts more than 6000 active-duty transgender military personnel and their loved ones.

County of San Mateo Asks Public to Help to Protect Tunitas Creek Beach

New prohibitions on overnight camping, fires take effect July 24, 2017.

Quarry Park Overlook Closed

The overlook above Quarry Park's quarry face is remains closed until further notice due to exposed footings.

Warren Award Recipient: Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca

Sarahi Espinoza Salamanca saw a need and filled it. Sarahi is a District 4 resident, founder of Dreamers RoadMap and former undocumented student. Years ago, she had to drop out of school to help support her family. Today, she is helping undocumented students find scholarship money so that they can stay in school – a continue on a path to success.