Redwood City – The National Weather Service has forecast above-normal precipitation in the Bay Area this winter, a reminder to check (or build) your emergency kit and review (or create) your evacuation plan. “The time to prepare is now, not when the waters are rising and the winds are blowing,” said Shruti Dhapodkar, director of the County’s Department of Emergency Management.
Redwood City — San Mateo County Health officials urge residents six months and older to get the seasonal flu vaccine and the updated COVID-19 shot, which was approved yesterday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Redwood City — The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider awarding a construction contract that would transform the 58-acre Tunitas Creek Beach into the County’s new regional coastal park.
Redwood City – The seemingly endless cascade of storms in 2023 – with still more rain in the forecast – is a sharp reminder to get ready for all sorts of things that could go wrong.
County Health has expanded its guidance for residents with flooded homes to include information about food safety, cleaning clothing and upholstered furniture, and operating safely around buildings and structures.
Redwood City — Today, San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow warned residents that floodwaters pose health and safety risks for those returning to flooded areas.
Redwood City – The County of San Mateo’s government-wide revenues increased by $22 million while expenses decreased by $192 million, mainly due to a reduction in COVID-19- related expenditures of $156 million, according to the fiscal year (FY) 2021-22 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR).
More than $3 million in federal funds are now available to summer 2023 enrichment programs that address student learning loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
When Lorena Thompson left her house the day after Halloween, she gave her young son and daughter each a kiss. “She loved us, and we knew we were loved,” said her daughter, Deborah Kemper. “That was really key for me growing up because I was angry after she was murdered, and I could have taken a bad turn in life.”
Redwood City – The County of San Mateo and its partners are holding a gun buyback on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022. The event will be held at 1000 Skyway Road in San Carlos from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants must transport firearms unloaded in a vehicle trunk or, for trucks and vans, in a locked container.
Redwood City – County Executive Mike Callagy today released a final budget proposal that focuses on long-term goals: ending homelessness, advancing an equity-based COVID-19 economic recovery; and creating modern and efficient public buildings.