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SSMC Takes a Stand on Measure W and Prop 6

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Sustainable San Mateo County’s board of directors has endorsed a San Mateo County measure on the November ballot that emphasizes traffic congestion relief and transportation improvements that would benefit public transit, walking, biking, carpooling and other strategies to take as many as 10,000 cars off interchanges and highways every weekday. Measure W, which would add…
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SSMC at the Bay Area Climate Emergency Town Hall

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With our focus on climate this year, we jumped at the chance to learn from a diverse group of leaders, scientists, and activists at the Bay Area Climate Emergency Town Hall. Hosted by the City of Berkeley, which recently declared a climate emergency, the meeting encouraged “accelerated timelines for the elimination of GHG emissions” through…
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Support Our Backyard Beekeepers

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Hurray for Honeybee Expansion Nectar, Pollen, Honey, Repeat. Thus is the daily routine for one of the hardest working species on the planet, the honeybee. And thanks to the tireless work of the Beekeepers’ Guild of San Mateo County (BG-SMC) and their supporters, including Sustainable San Mateo County, the county can likely expect local expansion…
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Innovations in Civic and Government Technology

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Civic and Gov Tech Showcase

‘Where government and technology intersect’ was the tagline for Innovate Your State’s Third Annual Civic and Gov Tech Showcase in San Jose. The event examined the technological innovations that support federal and state government, engage and educate citizens and improve government services. As Michelle Thong from the City of San Jose stated, ‘nourish the civictech…
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SSMC Endorses Measure K – Affordability and Quality of Life in San Mateo County

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  Sustainable San Mateo County (SSMC), a nonprofit operating in the county for over 20 years, is dedicated to the long-term health and vitality of San Mateo County through environmental protection, economic development, and social equity. SSMC has thoroughly analyzed and vetted proposed Measure K and supports its passage. Measure K seeks to extend the…
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