San Mateo’s History of Flood Zones

Clipper Street San Mateo

San Mateo Joins NFIP December 1974, San Mateo joined the National Flood Insurance Program in anticipation of San Mateo’s first Flood Hazard Boundary Map produced in October 1975. National Flood Insurance Program NFIP is a government program that was established in 1968 to allow property owners to buy flood insurance.  In order for a community [...]

San Mateo’s Samaritan House Needs Toy Donations

San Mateo’s Samaritan House needs help to provide toys to more children in need. This year toy donations have decreased while need has increased 50 percent. If you can help, please bring new unwrapped toys or gift cards to: Samaritan House Toy Shoppe 1515 S. Claremont St., San Mateo Friday, Dec. 17, noon to 4:30 [...]

City of San Mateo: Sandbags Available for Residents During Upcoming Storm System

According to recent weather reports, there is a significant set of storms predicted to past though the Bay Area over the next few days. If you live in a flood-prone area of San Mateo, you may want to drop by the San Mateo Corp. Yard (located at 1949 Pacific Boulevard) and pick up some sandbags. [...]

Woodlake, San Mateo

902 Peninsula Avenue, #205 San Mateo $265,500 Woodlake, San Mateo is resort-like living that includes tennis courts, swimming pools, gym, putting green, gorgeous ponds and fountains. Starbucks & Safeway next door; downtown Burlingame just down the street. This is a light-filled first floor unit with extra large patio perfect for BBQ and container gardening. Double [...]

Viognier at Dreager’s San Mateo

San Mateo Pete crowns Viognier the new burger champion. 222 East 4th Avenue San Mateo (650) 685-3727 Open for dinner nightly from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm.        Lounge is open from 5:00 pm

Attic Downtown San Mateo


One of the newest restaurants in downtown San Mateo is Attic.  It’s Pan-Asian cuisine. I went a couple of weeks ago with some friends; we all thought it was great.  It’s a little confusing because you have to enter the lounge downstairs.  It’s a really comfortable, warm environment.  The service was super efficient and we [...]

Kingfish Restaurant Downtown San Mateo

King Fish Restaurant Downtown San Mateo

Kingfish Restaurant 201 South B Street San Mateo, CA 94401 (650) 343-1226

Downtown San Mateo Post Office

San Mateo Post Office

Downtown San Mateo Post Office 210 S Ellsworth Ave San Mateo, CA (650) 358-8490

San Mateo Train Station

San Mateo Train Station

San Mateo Station is one of three Caltrain stations located in San Mateo, California.

Crystal Springs Park, San Mateo

San Andreas Trail San Mateo

Crystal Springs is a county park located between San Bruno to the north and Woodside to the south. The park comprises two main trails, Sawyer Camp Trail in the southern end and San Andreas trail in the northern section, which run along the eastern shore of San Andreas Lake in San Mateo County.