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The explorers practice folding the fire shelter after watching a firefighter demonstrate how.

The San Mateo County Fire Explorer Program builds firefighting skills

May 21, 2018

The San Mateo County Fire (SMCF) Explorer Program is a youth program designed for career exploration in the fire department. The program is taught by professional firefight...

Children were able to pick out their own books during the half-hour storytime session.

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

April 11, 2018

Surrounded by various picture books and stuffed animals, volunteer Mickey Wicz begins to read to a small gaggle of children. Each Wednesday evening from 7–7:30 p.m., the Sa...

The prom committee members discuss the possible themes for this year's Queer Prom.

The San Mateo County Pride Center prepares for Queer Prom

March 28, 2018

As prom season arrives at schools, so does the excitement for promposals and dates. However, this also means that some students might feel left out or uncomfortable with bei...

Various sketches hang from the rotunda walls depicting soldier Alvin Colby's daily life while deployed during World War One.

County History Museum opens new exhibit

October 14, 2017

After much hard work and preparation, the San Mateo County History Museum finally opened its new exhibit, titled Sketches From World War I, last month. The exhibit showcases ...

Akiko Balitactac takes her photo for the San Mateo County photography contest

San Mateo County hosts a photography contest

April 28, 2017

The San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau just announced the opening of the 2017 Play by the Bay Photography Contest. The contest is open to all students ...

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrest an undocumented immigrant and transfer him to a detention facility where it could take him several months to receive a bond hearing.

San Mateo County files brief to protect immigrants’ rights

February 22, 2017

Rarely do local governments intervene in the federal courts, but a controversial case being considered by the Supreme Court regarding immigrants’ rights has prompted San Mateo C...

[Alan Yan] San Mateo County Board of Supervisors

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors approved budget for new jail

September 27, 2012

          The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors approved a budget of $44.2 million for the new jail in Redwood City on Sept. 25,...

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