Tree-loving locals are eligible to sign up for Redwood City’s Community Tree Board, which is now taking applications for new members.
Board members will help develop urban-forestry policies, as well as set tree standards for new development and code-enforcement practices.
The board is slated to meet once a month starting in July. Applications are due by June 29.
For more information or to apply, call (650) 7807493, or visit www.redwoodcity.org/treeboard.
City to host electronic-waste recycling event this weekend
For all residents looking to get rid of some of that junk in the garage, the city is hosting a free electronic-waste recycling event all day Saturday and Sunday.
The event is co-sponsored by the city and Universal Waste Management.
Residents will have an opportunity to unload everything from old VHS players to computer monitors. The recycling drive will be at the city’s Municipal Parking Lot O, on the 400 block of California Drive.
For more information, visit www.unwaste.com.
High school principal leaving for Palo Alto
Principal Jacqueline McEvoy is leaving San Mateo High School to become principal of Palo Alto High School.
McEvoy was principal at San Mateo High for seven years. Her new post will take effect July 1.
McEvoy served as principal of Peninsula High School in 1994. San Mateo Union High School District officials will soon begin a search for a replacement.
Last week, district officials announced Katya Villalobos as new principal of Capuchino High School. Villalobos will replace outgoing principal Ed Marquez.