It was well past bedtime Tuesday night when it became apparent that Dave Pine had edged out his opponents in the heated race for San Mateo County supervisor. But 7-year-old Jack Pine was still awake, and had a surprise for his newly elected father.The budding musician had composed his first song, and chose that moment to give it its world premiere. Read More
Dave Pine beat out five other candidates to win the District 1 seat in San Mateo County’s first all-mail election for supervisor. Pine bested community college district president Richard Holober to win the position outright in a race with no run-off. In third place was Millbrae Council member Gina Papan, followed by Burlingame Mayor Terry Nagel, victim’s advocate Michael Stogner, and retired San Mateo Highlands resident Demetrios Nikas. Read More
As a six-way race for an open San Mateo County supervisor seat comes down to the wire, election officials say the Peninsula’s first all-mail supervisor contest is producing encouraging results.
With Election Day on Tuesday, officials have begun processing thousands of ballots for the exceptionally competitive race for the open District 1 supervisor seat. Read More
A vacancy on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will be filled through an all-mail special election to take place May 3, a move that will save around $500,000, officials said this week.
The election has been triggered by the impending departure of District 1 Supervisor Mark Church, who was elected as county assessor-clerk-recorder and chief elections officer Nov. 2. He will take over from current officeholder Warren Slocum on Jan. 3. Read More
Pressure to sell the former Crestmoor High School for some quick cash has eased, but school district officials say a sale of the property is still a possibility.
The San Mateo Union High School District had considered selling the 41-acre San Bruno property, the former home of a 1,500-student high school that closed in 1980, to help retire $74 million in old construction debt that was sapping the district’s general fund. Read More
The race to replace a San Mateo County supervisor who will leave office early next year is already in full swing, even though no one knows if there will be an election. Read More