Redwood City – What are your needs? That was the basic question residents we invited you to answer at a series of listening sessions and in a survey that focused on four key areas: housing and homelessness, emergency preparedness, children and families and mental health. The listening sessions concluded last week. The survey closed Monday at midnight.
Redwood City – To help ensure wide participation, the County has extended the deadline to complete a survey on key community needs through Monday, Aug. 28. The survey “survey seeks to understand what San Mateo County residents need for themselves, their families, and their communities to thrive.”
San Mateo – Residents are invited to share their needs in four key areas at a newly scheduled listening session this Thursday, Aug. 24, in San Mateo. The session will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at College Park Elementary School, Multi-Purpose Room, 715 Indian Ave., San Mateo. (Google map link.)
Redwood City – The County will soon start taking applications for a grant fund for small businesses along Middlefield Road in North Fair Oaks that are struggling financially due to a road improvement project delayed by record winter rains and other challenges.
Redwood City – After years of planning, construction is now under way on a 179-unit affordable housing project known as Middlefield Junction in North Fair Oaks, the unincorporated neighborhood south of Redwood City.
Redwood City – The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors today put $1 million toward an expanding effort to build affordable housing for local farmworkers.
South San Francisco – San Mateo County Sheriff Christina Corpus and the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the County of San Mateo, the South San Francisco Police Department, the San Bruno Police Department, the Daly City Police Department, the Colma Police Department, and the Citizens for San Mateo County Gun Buyback will hold an anonymous Gun Buyback event at the North County Courthouse Parking Lot: 1050 Mission Road in South San
Redwood City – The Measure K Oversight Committee today presented a “Ten Years of Progress” report to the Board of Supervisors. The report lists accomplishments from the Measure K half-cent sales tax, first approved by voters in November 2012.
Note: This is a revised version posted at 5 p.m. Redwood City – The state has awarded $42.8 million to spur development of three local affordable housing projects, including coastal apartments reserved for farmworkers and their families. The funds will go to helping build a total of 212 units for residents with low incomes in projects in Daly City, Burlingame and Moss Beach, where 18 new apartments will be dedicated for farmworkers.
The San Mateo County Coalition for Safe Schools and Communities launched its Naloxone Toolkit in December 2022 to help prepare school staff to safely use naloxone to reverse opioid overdoses that may occur on their campuses.
Redwood City – Board of Supervisors President Don Horsley today announced 11 projects will receive a total of $54 million to create more affordable housing across San Mateo County. The award – $54,361,963 – is a County record for investing in housing. A total of 1,069 affordable housing units will be created or renovated with these funds.
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.”