San Mateo County Board of Supervisors

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA video-based visitation system is one of the new features that is part of a $5.3 million upgrade at the Maguire jail.

San Mateo County supervisors approve $5M jail upgrades

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved more than…

 

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to the S.f. ExaminerProtesters march outside the Government Center building after the Board of Supervisors meeting in Redwood City Monday

San Mateo County home care workers protest for higher pay at supervisors meeting

Hundreds of local home care workers and labor activists demonstrated over pay…

 

Frank Franklin/AP file photoThe Board of Supervisors voted 9-2 to deny an appeal that will allow an electronic cigarette business on Ocean Avenue to move forward. Opponents argued that vaping is unsafe and wrongly influences children to use tobacco.

County expands smoking restrictions to include e-cigarettes, some multiunit homes

San Mateo County supervisors have expanded smoking restrictions to prohibit use of…

 

A recently amended ordinance in Burlingame extends smoking restrictions to public areas including certain parks

Burlingame expands smoking restrictions in public areas; e-cigarettes not included

Burlingame recently made more of its public areas smoke-free after the City…

A recently amended ordinance in Burlingame extends smoking restrictions to public areas including certain parks
San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum said the stretch of Middlefield Road through North Fair Oaks is difficult for people

County planning to revamp Middlefield Road corridor in North Fair Oaks

A busy thoroughfare in North Fair Oaks is about to get a…

San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum said the stretch of Middlefield Road through North Fair Oaks is difficult for people
mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerState prisons chief Jeffrey A. Beard

Some San Mateo County inmates could be relocated to Alameda County

Some San Mateo County inmates may need to be relocated to facilities…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerState prisons chief Jeffrey A. Beard
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to the S.f. ExaminerAdding the Daly City Dunes to the San Bruno Mountain park would protect the historic land from development.

Daly City Dunes parcel could be transferred to San Mateo County for preservation

With the support of some conservationists and Native Americans, a local landowner…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to the S.f. ExaminerAdding the Daly City Dunes to the San Bruno Mountain park would protect the historic land from development.
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

San Mateo County officials prepared to weigh supervisorial boundaries

The committee charged with choosing a redistricting map for San Mateo County…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

Agriculture, crops show economic gains in San Mateo County

There has been much talk about the tech sector as part of…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill
Tony Avelar / The Christian Science Monitor via Getty ImagesPassengers exits a Caltrain commuter train during the morning commute

San Mateo County officials reject plan for law enforcement to sell guns

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors rejected part of a proposed…

Tony Avelar / The Christian Science Monitor via Getty ImagesPassengers exits a Caltrain commuter train during the morning commute
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

San Mateo County residents weigh in on proposed supervisorial districts

County residents voiced strong opinions about maintaining the integrity of their supervisorial…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

San Mateo County to consolidate clinics later this year

The San Mateo County Health System is consolidating three out-of-date clinics into…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

Coordinator could be boon for bicycling in San Mateo County

While bicycles have become an increasingly mainstream — and necessary — mode…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill
Noise complaints for the San Carlos Airport have spiked in recent years.

San Carlos Airport fuel facility makes county an unlikely posterchild for air quality

San Mateo County supervisors opened Pandora's box when they decided to refresh…

Noise complaints for the San Carlos Airport have spiked in recent years.
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

San Mateo County officials look to fund services for at-risk youth

Seven months have passed since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School,…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

San Mateo County officials recommend universal preschool

Deeming early childhood education an effective shield against crime, the income gap…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill