Stressing the need for a living wage ordinance for its lowest paid employees, San Mateo County’s 5,000 in-home care workers are demanding higher wages and healthcare benefits.
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Financial scams in San Mateo County are disproportionately affecting senior citizens, leading to a surge in seniors seeking help from local authorities.
Officials are not sure how this mosquito species got into California. The two primary and most concerning diseases spread by “Aedes aegypti” are the dengue and chikungunya viruses.
Even amid a historic drought, officials are planning for future sea level rise that could eventually bring extensive flooding, beach and bluff erosion and water contamination to the county’s coastlines.
San Francisco has a nationwide reputation for being a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender political and social hub. But farther south on the Peninsula, LGBT residents describe a less utopian experience.
Menlo Park officials are working to identify a neighborhood site for a new homeless shelter, aware that their choice may be unpopular — at least at first.
For decades, it seemed that San Mateo County’s cut flower industry would never stop growing. But now with increased foreign competition, local farmers explain why it’s ‘not all roses’ anymore.
The San Mateo Resource Conservation District is spearheading a project that will remove a concrete barrier from the San Francisquito Creek, making it easier for fish to swim through.
Synaptics’ new building purchase in San Jose mirrors growing trend in Silicon Valley: big tech companies investing in new headquarters.