Connect the Coastside Considered at July 26 Board of Supervisors Meeting

Connect the Coastside will be considered by the Board of Supervisors at the July 26, 2022 meeting! See the public meeting notice and learn how to join in.

Voters save Caltrain with Measure RR passage in all three counties

Voters in the three counties served by Caltrain passed a measure that will add a one one-eighth cent sales tax in each county to help the financially struggling rail system. Measure RR will provide Caltrain an estimated $100 million annually for the next 30 years to help fund operations, including expansion of service and capacity, as well as major capital projects. The measure needs to pass by two-thirds among the ballots cast in San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.

San Mateo County allocates $2 million to aid struggling child care facilities

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to allocate $2 million in federal funding received from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) to create a Child Care Relief Fund.

CEO named for new Flood and Sea Level Rise Resiliency District

The San Mateo County Flood and Sea Level Rise Resiliency District has its first CEO in Len Materman.   The brand new Flood and Sea Level Rise Resiliency District launched on Jan. 1. It is a collaboration of 20 cities and the county to develop coordinated plans to address current and future coastal erosion, sea level rise and flooding, and to improve regional stormwater infrastructure.  

Holiday Cheer and Solutions to Homelessness

I joined the Veterans Commission to deliver gifts to Haven Family House. But, that is not all I am doing to help homeless families.  

There is No Place Like Home - Redwood Trailer Village

There is no place like home.  And even when the place your family calls home is substandard, when you are about to be displaced because where you live is being sold, it is unsettling. Redwood Trailer Village was such a place.  

Housing Resources

Home Share by Hip Housing  What is Home Sharing? Our Home Sharing program helps match individuals seeking housing with people who have a room to rent.

Peninsula sea-level study to focus on flood threats surrounding SFO

by Brendan P. Bartholomew San Francisco Examiner Neighborhoods, infrastructure and endangered-species habitats adjacent to the San Francisco International Airport are threatened by flooding connected to sea-level rise, and not enough planning has been done to protect them.

New board of supervisors' president Dave Pine sets tone as San Mateo County's fiscal watchdog

By Bonnie Eslinger Daily News As the new president of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, Dave Pine said this week that he intends to guide the county down a fiscally prudent path.  For full article, visit New board of supervisors' president Dave Pine sets tone as San Mateo County's fiscal watchdog