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Be an energy- and water-saving HERO with new HERO program

Bottom Line: the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program makes it easy to finance energy- and water-saving home improvements.

World-Class Science for All

Bottom Line: Experts from all branches of science meet monthly to discuss a wide variety of topics with interested community members at SRI International in Menlo Park.

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When Roger Whiting and Nancy Peterson founded Café Scientifique Silicon Valley in 2004, science cafés were nearly unheard of in the U.S. For its first event, Café Scientifique invited Stanford physicist and Nobel Laureate Doug Osheroff to discuss “The Columbia Accident Investigation and the Future of Human Space Flight.”

Local Resources for Job Seekers and Employers

Bottom Line: San Mateo County provides free, comprehensive workforce development services to job seekers, laid-off workers, and employers.

SMCWorkforceDevelopment-image2In San Mateo County, the PeninsulaWorks One-Stop Career System, an initiative of the Workforce Investment Board (WIB), spearheads an integrated approach to workforce development.