On the Food Truck Menu: Food Safety, with a Side of Sushi, Carnitas, Lumpia, Falafel . . .

Awnings out and customer windows open, the line of colorful food trucks looks like a street fair is about to break out. Taco trucks, pizza purveyors, ice cream vendors, momo movers, Sinaloan and Michoacano cuisine connoisseurs, sushi slingers, falafel fanatics and satay suppliers line up, bumper to bumper. All these, however, are gathered for serious – it’s not an overstatement to call it deadly serious – business.

Gateway Rising Celebrates Belle Haven

Gateway Rising, formerly known as Gateway Family Housing, is now fully occupied and has successfully completed its conversion to permanent financing. The property includes financing from both the San Mateo County Department of Housing and the Housing Authority of San Mateo County, as well as an award of Section 8 Project-Based Vouchers.

Time Left to Comment on Housing Element

Redwood City – Residents have until Tuesday, April 23, to comment on the County’s updated draft Housing Element prior to the Board of Supervisors voting on its adoption.

New Fire Station in Pescadero a Step Closer

Redwood City – Cramped and prone to flooding, the fire station serving a swath of rural southern San Mateo County has long been eyed for replacement. Now the vision of a new station is coming into focus.

Flood Park Closes April 8 as Park Renovation Begins

Beginning Monday, April 8, Flood County Park will be closed as demolition begins prior to construction of the first phase of the Realize Flood Park project.

A Year In, a County Supervisor Focuses on Community Resilience, Public Health and Safety

Half Moon Bay – San Mateo County Supervisor Ray Mueller started his day ensuring residents battered by record rains and wind were getting the help they needed. He would end the day at an evening news conference comforting a community wracked by the worst mass shooting in the county’s history.

Connecting Residents with Services

Redwood City – The County’s Human Services Agency today highlighted key accomplishments that demonstrate how the agency delivers services to vulnerable San Mateo County residents. These range from providing 66,997 clients with safety-net services to assisting with 20 adoptions.

Junipero Serra Park Closures

See trail and area closures including Big Slides in the Meadow View playground.

Bicycle Sunday Canceled For Holiday Weekends 2024

For holiday weekends in 2024, Bicycle Sunday, the weekly event that allows for non-motorized use of Cañada Road along Crystal Springs Regional Trail, will be canceled to meet the increased holiday needs for staffing at other parks in the area. Bicyclists and motorists, please be mindful to share the road.

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve Beach Access Blocked Off for Pupping Season

It’s crucial that you stay out of areas marked by cones and give the moms and pups the space they need to feel safe.

Bay Area Health Officials Urge Vigilance as Measles Cases Rise in the US

Redwood City —  With measles on the rise nationally, and recent cases locally, San Mateo County Health joins Bay Area health officials in urging everyone to be up to date on measles vaccinations and to watch for symptoms after travel or exposure. The best protection against measles is two doses of the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, which protects you for life. This is particularly important for anyone travelling internationally in the upcoming months.

Groundbreaking for New Veterans Housing

Burlingame – Homeless veterans will soon have a place to call home. The muddy site of a shuttered carwash will ultimately provide 18 apartments for veterans experiencing homelessness or who are at-risk of homelessness, along with 50 apartments for individuals and families with low incomes.