History Comes Alive at Tanforan Memorial in San Bruno

San Bruno -- A decade-long effort to tell the story of 8,000 Bay Area residents of Japanese ancestry who were incarcerated during World War II at the site of what is now the Tanforan shopping center in San Bruno is now reality.

How Youth Can Fight Climate Change

Redwood City – How would you reverse or minimize the damage caused by climate change? That’s the key question all San Mateo County students in ninth to 12th grade are invited to tackle in the Youth Climate Ambassadors Leadership Program. It’s a unique opportunity to learn the science behind climate change and meet both other youth and adults who are committed to doing something about it.

New Assistant Human Services Agency Director Named

Redwood City – A longtime health and behavioral health leader both in San Mateo County and elsewhere has joined the Human Services Agency (HSA) this week as its new assistant director.

Building for the Future; A Break from the Past

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COVID-19 Update: San Mateo County Drops to “Low” Community Level; Health Officials Continue to Urge Caution

Redwood City -- San Mateo County has moved to the “low” or “green” COVID-19 community level – meaning case rates and hospitalizations are falling.  The move Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, however, does not mean the end of the pandemic.

Road Maintenance Launches Monday, August 29, on Series of County Roads near the Coast

Redwood City — The County of San Mateo will begin repairing cracked and rough pavement along a series of roads between Highways 1 and 35 (Skyline Boulevard) starting Monday, August 29.

Dredging at Coyote Point Marina

On August 6, 2022 we began our regular dredging of Coyote Point Marina. This 8-week project, which takes place every five years or so, makes the Marina safer for boats to navigate and allows us to operate at greater capacity by providing boaters better access to slips. 

What Does a Healthy Community Look Like?

Redwood City — When you imagine a healthy community, what do you see? School gardens? Streets that encourage leisurely outings? Safe and affordable housing? Parks? All of the above and more?           The County of San Mateo’s Office of Arts and Culture wants to know what images of healthy community should decorate a popular path in North Fair Oaks.

Quarry Park Master Plan Final Draft Posted

Following this spring's public review period, which included a survey and two public presentations, San Mateo County Parks is posting the Final Draft of the Quarry Park Master Plan.

Quarry Park Pump Track Maintenance Every Wednesday

Wednesdays are the regularly scheduled maintenance days for the pump track at Quarry Park. The track will be closed on Wednesdays, sometimes for part of the day, sometimes for the full day, as maintenance needs require.

San Mateo County Supervisors Approve Advocacy Agenda to Support Women’s Reproductive Rights

Redwood City — The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted an advocacy agenda at today’s meeting to support women’s health and reproductive rights following the reversal of Roe v. Wade.