Assistant Director Selected For San Mateo County Parks

San Mateo County Parks Department’s Natural Resource Manager, Hannah Ormshaw, was recently named the department’s assistant director. Ormshaw’s extensive background in natural resource management will be instrumental as the department implements its Wildfire Fuel Management Program and develops and implements plans that protect sensitive species while also providing recreational access across more than 16,000 acres throughout San Mateo County.

Community Weighs In On Tunitas Creek Beach Preferred Design

The project to convert Tunitas Creek Beach into San Mateo County's newest park moves ahead as community members weigh in on aesthetic details and learning opportunities for the preferred design.

BAY AREA PROSECUTORS JOIN FORCES TO COMBAT ORGANIZED RETAIL THEFT

  BAY AREA PROSECUTORS JOIN FORCES TO COMBAT ORGANIZED RETAIL THEFTAs Organized Retail Thieves Turn to New Tactics,  Bay Area Prosecutors Form Alliance to Ensure Accountability STOCKTON – Today, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe announced an alliance between Contra Costa, Alameda, San Francisco, Marin, San Joaquin, and Santa Clara counties, law enforcement, and state agencies to combat the recent increase in organized retail theft. Each office has pledged a prosecutor to collaborate and participate in the joint effort.    

County Office of Public Safety Communications Earns Award for Dispatch Excellence

Striving for excellence, one call at a time. The San Mateo County Office of Public Safety Communications 9-1-1- dispatch center is being recognized by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) as an Accredited Center of Excellence (ACE) for emergency medical dispatching. 

County Office of Public Safety Communications Earns Award for Dispatch Excellence

Redwood City — Striving for excellence, one call at a time. The San Mateo County Office of Public Safety Communications 9-1-1 dispatch center is being recognized by the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) as an Accredited Center of Excellence (ACE) for emergency medical dispatching

COVID-19 Booster Shots Available at County Event Center; New Times Available for Children’s “Playland” Clinic

Redwood City – County health officials are urging all eligible adults to receive a COVID-19 booster shot as soon as possible.

Board of Supervisors Create County Gun Buyback Program

REDWOOD CITY – Today, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors approved a grant of up to $208,000 in Measure K Reserves to establish a San Mateo County Gun Buyback Program. 

Board of Supervisors Adopts 2021 Multijurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today adopted the 2021 Multijurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (MJLHMP), a five-year blueprint for the County and its partners to reduce the impact of natural hazards such as earthquake, fire, flooding, extreme heat and landslide.

Board of Supervisors Create County Gun Buyback Program

REDWOOD CITY – Today, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors approved a grant of up to $208,000 in Measure K Reserves to establish a San Mateo County Gun Buyback Program. 

Board Of Supervisors Approves Dog Pilot Program

At their November 9 meeting held via video conference, the Board of Supervisors certified the Off-Leash Dog Recreation Pilot Program IS/MND and approved the pilot that will introduce off-leash dog access at Quarry Park and Pillar Point Bluff, on a trial basis. At the November 16 Board of Supervisors meeting, the ordinance allowing the pilot will be read into the County ordinance code.

Dog Pilot Program CEQA Document Review

A Draft Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) for the Off-leash Dog Recreation Pilot Program at Pillar Point Bluff and Quarry Park was posted for public review and comment from July 15 to August 13, 2021.

Free Park Entrance To US Veterans

Any US military veterans who provide proof of veteran status are granted free entrance to the twenty parks spread throughout San Mateo County.