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Archive of News Releases:

News Release Archives

SSMC in the News:

August 2 & 17, 2016 – The Half Moon Bay Review previews and reviews a presentation by Indicators Chair David Crabbe on the History of Transportation based on our 2014 Indicators work: History Association offers look back at transportation(preview) An 18th century journey: Crabbe presents Half Moon Bay’s transportation history (review)

June 23, 2016 – Executive Director Adrienne Etherton on The Game to talk about the newly-released Indicators Report

May 1, 2015 – The Daily Journal covers the Spring 2015 Indicators Launch: Sustainability group highlights drought: Seminar attracts experts, public to discuss county water issues

April 17, 2015 – Executive Director Adrienne Etherton on The Game to talk about Earth Day 2015 and the Indicators Report

April 28, 2014 – Award Winning Sustainability in San Mateo Daily Journal

September 23, 2013 – A Tale of Two San Mateo Counties

YouTube Excerpt from “Talking with Henrietta – Sustainability: Where Are We Heading” with SSMC ED Adrienne Etherton, Indicators Coordinator Tanja Srebotnjak of Ecologic Institute, and Joshua Hugg of Housing Leadership Council

June 6, 2013 – Income, housing costs separated by growing gap in San Mateo County in The Almanac

June 4, 2013 – San Mateo County’s economic inequality growing, new report says in SF Examiner

May 22, 2013 – Report highlights factors of San Mateo County’s sustainability in The Daily Journal

May 15, 2013 – Middle Class Suffering in county in Half Moon Bay Review

March 26, 2013 – 5 Years Ecologic Institute US

March 3, 2013 – A Day in the Life of a Bay Area Environmental Think Tank on KZSU Stanford 90.1 FM

February 25, 2013 – Shoreway Environmental Center Celebrates Recycling Milestone in Patch.com

February 21, 2013 – County Hears More Seniors Will Need More Services in Half Moon Bay Review

January 18, 2013 – Executive Director Adrienne Etherton speaks on Peninsula TV

January 16, 2013 – Healthy Communities Forum on Senior Health in Millbrae on Patch.com

January 12, 2013 – Sacred Heart Schools receives Green Building Award on inMenlo.com

January 11, 2013 – SSMC Awards Announcement on Patch.com

July 10, 2009 – Green Initiatives Expand on San Mateo Daily Journal

December 24, 2008 – Coastsiders Nominated for Sustainability Awards in Half Moon Bay Review

June 13, 2008 – Report: San Mateo County has lost 22,000 jobs since 2007 in San Jose Mercury News

June 13, 2008 – Sustainable San Mateo Sets a High Standard in SF Business Times

May 7, 2008 – New Report Grades County on Sustainability Measures in The Almanac (opens in PDF)

April 21, 2008 – County Celebrates Earth Day in San Mateo Daily Journal

April 21, 2008 – High Pesticide Numbers Linked to Data Error in San Francisco Examiner

April 17, 2008 – Many Talking the Sustainability Talk Op-ed in San Mateo Daily News/San Jose Mercury News

April 11, 2008 – Report: Water Conservation Critical in San Mateo County Times

April 11, 2008 – San Mateo County Report to Show Dip in Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Gas Consumption in San Jose Mercury news

March 11, 2008 – Menlo Park Home Name County’s Most Sustainable in San Mateo County Times

March 4, 2008 – Millbrae Aims to Curb Plastic Bags in San Francsico Examiner

February 27, 2008 – Harley Farms Gets Even Greener in Half Moon Bay Review

December 2, 2007 – Greenhouse Gas Change Starts Here Op-ed in San Mateo County Times

November 14, 2007 – PG&E Debuts Initiative to Help People Go Green in San Mateo County Times

November 14, 2007 – Countywide Greening Program  Unveiled in San Francisco Examiner

November 13, 2007 – County, Businesses Tackle Green Building in San Mateo Daily Journal

October 5, 2007 – Supes Seek Input to Shape San Mateo County’s Future in San Francisco Examiner

August 26, 2007 – New Library Hit for All Age Groups in San Jose Mercury News

May 17, 2007 – Report Reflects County’s Commitment to Green Op-Ed in San Mateo County Times

May 11, 2007 – Environmental Report Card Issued in San Mateo County Times

May 9 , 2007 – Report: Climate Change Impacts Local Sustainability, Government in San Mateo Daily News

March 30, 2007 – Sustainability Swims into the Mainstream on San Francisco Business Times

January 5, 2007 – Pacifica Resident Puts Home on ‘Green’ Mode in San Mateo County Times

Updated 6/6/2013

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‟The reconciliation of growth and the environment...is the vast and grand work of the 21st century.”—Dan Walters