A Fresh Start for Treating Mental Illness

The County of San Mateo is building a campus where adults experiencing a severe mental illness can receive care in setting that feels more residential than institutional. This new campus will replace a concrete colossus that first housed tuberculosis patients during the Truman Administration. The design -- small-scale buildings, open-air courtyards and communal spaces -- reflects advances in treatment with a focus on recovery and well-being.

Applications Now Open for 2021 Supervisorial District Lines Advisory Commission

Redwood City – Applications are now open for residents who want to serve on a County of San Mateo commission that will study and recommend draft boundaries for the five supervisorial districts based on the 2020 Census.

Public Safety Dispatchers Week Spotlights Role During Historic Year

A pandemic. Civil unrest. Wildfires. It’s been a historic year for San Mateo County’s Public Safety Communications 9-1-1 dispatchers since moving into the new call center at the Regional Operations Center in Redwood City just over one year ago.