- Jan 25
Half Moon Bay Mass Shooting
Reflections on our afternoon with the API survivors of the Half Moon Bay mass shooting.
- Jul 14, 2022
Gun violence is a women's issue
I joined CORA to highlight the intersection of domestic violence and gun control, as a women's issue.
- Mar 6, 2022
North Central Bike Lane Project
The council voted 3-2 to approve the bicycle lanes, why I dissented.
- Jan 19, 2022
Police Dept. Strategic Objectives
Update on the Police Department's Strategic Objectives: accountability, transparency, coordination with mental health and social services...
- Jan 10, 2022
Universal Health Care
San Mateo should stand up and state our values in a resolution supporting universal health care for all.
- Dec 16, 2021
$13.5M for Homeless Housing
San Mateo County will purchase the 44-room to expand housing for our homeless.
- Oct 23, 2021
Slow Down for Students
Slowing cars down around schools to achieve Vision Zero - the global initiative to eliminate traffic fatalities.
- Jul 19, 2021
Councilwoman Amourence Lee said, “I wanted to underscore my support for the study of the reduced speeds around schools."
- Jul 17, 2021
Volunteer Safety Patrol
This month, United Peace Collaborative launched a volunteer patrol training session in San Mateo, joined by a coalition of leaders.
- Apr 7, 2021
What you can do about anti-Asian violence? Call to action!
It starts with showing up and speaking up. Then it needs to turn into a practice of participating in the collective effort...
- Mar 4, 2021
Hazard Pay: Supporting essential workers
San Mateo unanimously passed an emergency ordinance on hazard pay for essential workers at grocery and drug stores...
- Feb 22, 2021
Introducing the Traffic Safety Data Map
San Mateo is marrying our data and our policy initiatives to make our streets safer!
- Feb 8, 2021
Police Accountability & Transparency Dashboard
SMPD continuously strives to be a progressive leader among law enforcement agencies - visit our new data transparency web page!
- Jan 26, 2021
New Pilot Program: San Mateo police partner with mental health clinician for co-response model
A behavioral health clinician from San Mateo County Health will be embedded in our San Mateo Police Department in a new pilot program
- Jan 22, 2021
2021 State of the City
Mayor Eric Rodriguez hosted the virtual State of the City, "We are going through a pivotal time in our history...
- Dec 18, 2020
Another API Councilwoman Attacked
Early yesterday morning I learned that Councilmember Richa Awasthi, my council colleague in Foster City was attacked in the same way I was.
- Oct 19, 2020
Free COVID-19 Testing for Kids & Flu Shots in San Mateo
Drive-through testing is open by appointment to all families that live in San Mateo County with children ages 5 and older.
- Oct 2, 2020
Virtual Event: Dismantling Segregation in San Mateo
You are invited to join an important follow-up conversation to the New York Times Rothstein article on racism and segregation in San Mateo.
- Sep 29, 2020
Sierra Club Endorsements
Sierra Club joins #TeamAmo - for years, I've been working along side many members of the Loma Prieta Chapter...
- Sep 4, 2020
Police Reform: Training & Mental Health
San Mateo’s police chief this week unveiled new policies and training programs aimed at enhancing his department’s response to mental health