Community News

December 03, 2015

Public Art Walk Celebrates Recent Accomplishments

A lively group of community members came together on Saturday, October 3, 2015 to participate in the first ever North Fair Oaks Art Walk. Parents and children gathered in front of Garfield School to enjoy a...
November 06, 2015

RecycleWorks Volunteer Academy

San Mateo County Office of Sustainability’s RecycleWorks Program is excited to announce the launch of the 2015-2016 RecycleWorks Volunteer Academy (RVA)! The RVA offers resource conservation courses at no-...
October 19, 2015

Community Choice Energy

Community Choice Energy (CCE) is an appointed working group that's promoting alternative energy options for San Mateo County residents. David Bui of North Fair Oaks has agreed to represent District Four on the...
September 28, 2015

Calling All Artists - Utility Box Mural Opportunity

Are you an artist, or do you know an artist in San Mateo County? The North Fair Oaks Community Council and the North Fair Oaks Public Art Workgroup invite San Mateo County practicing artists, adults and...
September 04, 2015

Dine & Dialogue Series: Summary Report

The “Dine and Dialogue” summer series was hosted with the purpose of bringing community members together to enjoy a casual dinner, learn about the featured topic, and discuss with each other their hopes and...
August 17, 2015

14th Annual North Fair Oaks Festival

The 14th Annual North Fair Oaks Festival was held Sunday, August 16, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Middlefield Road between 1st and 5th Avenues. It started with a fabulous hour-long parade featuring...
August 14, 2015

Meet Emily Cordova

The North Fair Oaks Community Council is pleased to introduce Emily Cordova, a Junior at Sequoia High School, who was appointed by the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors to serve on the Council as the...
August 14, 2015

Summer Learning Programs in East Palo Alto and Fair Oaks Libraries

This past year, children from North Fair Oaks and East Palo Alto participated in the San Mateo County Library's Summer Learning Program. This intensive, fun-filled learning program combines science, math,...
August 10, 2015

Recology's Volunteer Day

On Saturday, August 8th 2015, one hundred Recology volunteers helped clean and give a landscaping update to the Fair Oaks Community Center as part of their corporate commitment to the community. Gino Gasparini...
August 03, 2015

San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Immigration Policy Changes

The Sheriff no longer detains individuals for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) if the County clears them for release. At the end of May, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office implemented a new...
July 31, 2015

Office of Immigrant Affairs

Between 2000 and 2010, San Mateo County’s immigrant population increased more than any other county in California—from 25.5 to 33.3 percent—and this trend continues. In 2010, San Mateo County ranked 4th...

July 20, 2015

Parking Enforcement Officer

The single biggest issue faced by the merchants and residents in North Fair Oaks is the lack of parking. Abandoned vehicles, operational vehicles that stay longer than the time permits, and businesses that...

July 18, 2015

Entry Sign Sculptures to North Fair Oaks

In early August 2015, four 10-foot tall entry scuptures were installed in North Fair Oaks, an unincorporated area of San Mateo County adjacent to the cities of Redwood City, Atherton and Menlo Park. North Fair...
July 10, 2015

Local Artist Paints Utility Box Murals

In May 2015, the North Fair Oaks Community Council and the North Fair Oaks Public Art Workgroup released a call for local artists to transform utility boxes into vibrant works of art on the streets of the...

June 29, 2015

Warning: Illegal Fireworks

Warning for use of illegal fireworks and the unsafe discharge of firearms.   As the “4th of July” Independence Day approaches, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind the public that illegal...
June 12, 2015

2015 La Familia Community Engagement Award

The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley recognizes and awards an exemplary Latino Familia that is inspirational to others, in community volunteerism and engagement; a familia that has had a tremendous...

June 12, 2015

Flood Park Community Meeting

 

San Mateo County Parks Seeks Community’s Ideas in the Redesign of Historic Flood Park!

For close to 80 years Flood County Park has been considered a neighborhood park to the residents of...

April 20, 2015

Healthy Community Survey

San Mateo County wants to hear from you!

Complete the  Healthy Communities Visioning Survey. It is...

March 21, 2015

Legal Driver's License Panel Discussion

On March 17th, Supervisor Slocum sponsored the Legal Drivers' License Panel Discussion at the Fair Oaks Community Center for residents who are now eligible to apply for a California Driver's License.  ...

March 13, 2015

OYE 2015 Latino Youth Conference

Connect. Lead. Succeed. It starts with you.

The 4th Annual OYE Conference will be held on Saturday, May 16th at the North Fair Oaks Community Center. It will bring together 150 local teens and...

March 12, 2015

Innovate Public Schools Community Action Meeting: Future in Redwood City

Parents were actively engaged in the Innovate Public Schools Community Action Meeting on March 11th at the Fair Oaks Community Center. They gathered to discuss the future of charter schools in Redwood City...

March 12, 2015

Fair Oaks Health Center Celebrates One-Year Anniversary!

The entire community was invited to the Fair Oaks Health Center to celebrate its first anniversary on Saturday, March 21!  There was a public health fair featuring health information, healthy cooking...