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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Free Sandbags – New Location

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Free Sandbags – New Location

We’ve moved one of our sand bag stations. Our Public Works Department makes free sand and sandbags available throughout the winter. The sandbag stations are accessible 24/7 and all you need is your own shove...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Renew Your Residential Parking Permit Online

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Renew Your Residential Parking Permit Online

Residential Parking Permit Program (RPPP) permit renewals can now be submitted online, including required supplemental documents. A How-To Guide is posted online to assist customers with completing the online ap...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Help Protect the Bay by Adopting a Storm Drain

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Learn more about the Adopt-A-Drain program

Participate in our Adopt-A-Drain program by taking an active role in improving your neighborhood and keeping our bay clean and free of debris.

Why Adopt-A-Drain?

Everyone knows trash is no good for our streets or ou...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Learn About Our Sustainability Programs

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Along with our partner agencies, we offer a variety of sustainability programs and information. Learn how to get discounts on electric vehicles, recycle, conserve water, and other ways you can help make the San Mateo community more sustainable.

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Help Shape the Future of San Mateo

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We've embarked on an update of San Mateo's General Plan - a comprehensive policy document that serves as the blueprint for growth in the City through 2040. Community input is vital and we encourage everyone to participate in this multi-year effort.

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

We've Got a Map for That

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The City has an enhanced interactive maps and geographical information system portal. Learn about transportation improvements, private development projects, street repaving and sweeping, crime data, flood zones, homeowners association boundaries and more!

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Park Re-Opening Celebration

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park Re-Opening Celebration

You’re invited to celebrate the re-opening of Martin Luther King Jr. Park on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 3-4:30 p.m. The renovated community amenity includes a new synthetic turf athletic field, e...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Spring Into Recreation - Registration Beings February

Our Spring 2020 Activity Guide is now available and you can register starting on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 9 a.m. We’ve got classes, programs, exercises and programs for the whole family from toddlers to seniors! Browse the guide to learn about upco...

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Posted on: December 27, 2019

Recology Makes it Easy to Compost Your Holiday Tree

Recology Makes it Easy to Compost Your Holiday Tree

Recology San Mateo County will collect holiday trees for free for composting between Dec. 26, 2019 and Jan. 31, 2020 on your regular compost collection day. For proper tree collection please follow these ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

Interested in a New Career for the New Year? We're Hiring!

Interested in a New Career for the New Year? We’re Hiring!

Working for the City of San Mateo can be a rewarding career and we offer a variety of employment opportunities. Whether you’re passionate about public service or just interested...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

What's News in San Mateo? Check Out Our Latest eNewsletter

Learn about upcoming activities, events, projects, initiatives and more! Brought to you by the City Manager's Office, it includes the latest information from all of our departments. Visit our email notification page to sign up for future newsletters.

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Are You in the Know? Sign up for Email Updates

Want to know what our City Council will be discussing at its next meeting? Interested in learning about sustainability programs? Wonder what transportation projects our Public Works Department has planned? Stay engaged by signing up for email alerts.

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

Violins of Hope Events

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The San Mateo Public Library is proud to partner with Music at Kohl Mansion to host several Violins of Hope events in January and February of 2020.  

The Violins of Hope, a collection of more than 60 string instruments rescued from the Holocaust, ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Consumer Reports

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Make better purchasing decisions by searching Consumer Reports online through our EBSCO databases.  Find ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

RBdigital - Electronic Magazines

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With RBdigital you can read and download your favorite magazines anytime, anywhere with your library card.  Select from over 120 titles in English, Chinese, and Spanish.  Check out as many magazines as you want—there are never any holds ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Ebsco Databases

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21 databases are available covering a wide variety of topics!  Try them for your next research project.

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Streaming Movies

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Enjoy more than 30,000 independent, international, classic, or documentary films through Kanopy.   Create an account, download the app, and watch them on your smartphone, tablet, PC or smart TV.  You may view 10 movies per month; the loa...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Job Seekers @ Your Library

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Searching for work?  Need help writing your resume?  Want assistance applying for a job online?  Volunteers with experience in human resources, coaching, and teaching are available to help you.  Free.  Open on ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Hoopla

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Thousands of movies, TV shows, music albums and audiobooks to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to a smartphone, tablet, or computer with your library card.

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Pronunciator

Pronunciator

Pronunciator is a fun way to learn a new language with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music and more!  Plus, ESL students can access English language lessons in 50 non-English languages. 

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Posted on: June 29, 2019

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