Measure K Funds Swim Lessons for Children in Disadvantage Neighborhoods

Those of you who know me, know that swimming changed my life. Raised by a single dad and living from place-to-place, being part of my high school’s swim and water polo teams gave me instant family and structure. It taught me the value of team work and about water safety.

Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment

On March 13, 2018 the Office of Sustainability presented the Board of Supervisors with the Final Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment and an overview on the Climate Action Plan, which also helps the County prepare for climate change.

The Volunteer Group Experience

Corporate and community volunteer groups contribute to San Mateo County Parks in many ways. Learn how a real estate firm came together to support a treasured local marine preserve.

Get Us Moving

One of the biggest challenges we face in government is how we engage the public. “Get Us Moving” is one example of getting it right!

Be In The Know Before You Go Tide Pooling

The Montara State Marine Protected Area (MPA) of the San Mateo County coast includes Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, a special place of biological significance that draws thousands of visitors throughout the year. Knowing the proper way to visit an MPA will help you plan your visit and do your part to protect and conserve marine life and associated habitats. Visitor guidelines are set by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Warren Award Recipient: Fr. Rigoberto Calocarivas - Multicultural Institute

Last night we celebrated 11 great years of Multicultural Institute services to the immigrant community in North Fair Oak. I presented its founder Fr. Rigoberto Calocarivas and the Multicultural Institute with a Resolution honoring their hard work in helping transition immigrants from poverty and isolation to prosperity and participation.