Mid-morning on September 8, 2022, Ms. Karina Castro was brutally killed in a domestic violence incident. “As co-chairs of the San Mateo County Domestic Violence Council, Supervisor Groom and I are shocked and saddened to hear about the tragic and senseless death of Ms. Karina Castro in San Carlos on September 8, 2022. Ms. Castro is more than the headlines you will see about her death,” said Elisa Kuhl, Victim Services Program Manager of the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.
Justice At Last Founder Honored with 2021 Barbara Hammerman Award for Domestic Violence Prevention Efforts The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors at its meeting today honored Rose Mukhar as its 2021 winner of the annual Barbara Hammerman Award, citing her "outstanding service and devout dedication to the prevention of intimate partner violence."
Commission seeks public input at virtual meeting with special focus on District 5 The County of San Mateo's 2021 Supervisorial District Lines Advisory Commission is seeking the public's input on redistricting at a meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. today, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021.
Redistricting, or the redrawing of district lines based on population data, is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to ensure a fair democratic process at the local level.
The County of San Mateo today unveiled a revised spending plan for the 2021-22 Fiscal Year that includes more than $100 million for local COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts.
Redwood City – You got vaccinated against COVID-19. You may have questions about how you can verify your vaccination status when you: Apply for a job Apply for school Travel in the United States Travel outside the United States Attend a festival, sporting event or other mass gathering Enter a restaurant, winery, brewery or bar Need to show proof of vaccination status to your employer or anyone else.
The San Mateo County Supervisorial District Lines Advisory Commission will hold the first in a series of meetings at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021.
Redwood City – It’s tempting for some to say that there exists no first-class arts and culture scene between San Francisco and Los Angeles. It’s not true, of course.
Applications now being accepted for 15th and final seat on the commission
Vaccination continues to protect against severe COVID-19 illness, but with the COVID-19 Delta variant now infecting a small percentage of vaccinated people as well as many unvaccinated people, eight Bay Area health officers have issued Health Orders requiring masks indoors in public places. The Orders require all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear face coverings when indoors in public settings, with limited exceptions, starting at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, August 3.
Redwood City – As an employer and a service provider, the County of San Mateo requires all employees and visitors to County facilities to wear face coverings. The requirement took effect at the start of business today (July 26, 2021). This requirement from the County does not apply to businesses, other government agencies or private employers of any type across San Mateo County.
Masks mandatory as of Monday in County facilities, regardless of vaccination status