Two Key Members of Congress Add Their Support for Dumbarton Corridor

  I am proud to announce that two key members of congress have joined their names in support of major rail and highway improvements to the Dumbarton Transportation Corridor. Check out the press release below, announcing Rep. Jackie Speier (CA-14) and Rep. Eric Swalwell's (CA-15) support of Dumbarton Transportation Corridor: Two Key Members of Congress Add Their Support for Dumbarton Corridor 

Warren Award Recipients: Redwood City – San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce 2017 Honorees

  On Friday, January 26, the Redwood City – San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 120th award celebration, “Cheers to 120 Years!” I’d like to congratulate all the honorees on receiving this special recognition and thank them for their many contributions to Redwood City and San Mateo County. The 2017 honorees represent a diverse group of businesses and leaders in our community. All the recipients have made a lasting impact on the vibrancy of Redwood City, and have been a positive force for residents across San Mateo County.

Home for All Convening: "Second Units: What, Why, and How”

Last week, I was proud to co-host the Home for All Second Units Convening alongside my Home for All Co-Chair, Supervisor Don Horsley. It was a packed house for the event, called “Second Units: What, Why, and How.” We heard from experts on Accessory Dwelling Units, or ADUs, which are small structures that typically range from 220 to 1,000 square feet and are built on the property of existing homeowners, either as a stand-alone or inside or attached to a house.

MTC Meeting Update - Regional Measure 3 Approved for June Ballot

  On Wednesday, in my role as representative of San Mateo County to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), I attended the MTC and Bay Area Toll Authority Oversight Committee meetings at the Bay Area Metro Center in San Francisco.

Year in Review: A Productive 2017

  Reflecting on a Productive 2017  

An Update on Renovations to the Fair Oaks Library, a Community Gathering Space

  Libraries are no longer only about books – they are spaces where communities gather. This is particularly true with the Fair Oaks Library. On any given afternoon, the library is packed with people reading, doing homework, using computers, or catching up with neighbors. I am very excited that work is finally set to begin in February on renovations to the Fair Oaks Library, including a 600-square foot expansion. It’s a very exciting project that I know will greatly benefit our North Fair Oaks community!

2017 Property Tax Highlights Publication Press Release

For Immediate Release Redwood City — The Property Tax Highlights publication for fiscal year 2016-17 released today shows that the total annual countywide tax levy was $2.4 billion — $163.2 million more than the prior year. Although the increase in revenues is part of a multi-year positive trend, County Controller Juan Raigoza explained that local government agencies’ operating costs, which are largely impacted by the cost of doing business in the San Francisco Bay Area, have also increased in recent years.

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Reorganizes, Chooses Pine as President

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors held its annual reorganization today, choosing as its 2018 president District One Supervisor Dave Pine who said his priorities for the next year include hiring a new county manager, implementing the County’s capital program, and focusing on transportation and water related issues.