Connect with California’s cultural and ecological diversity in a neighborhood walk! Sat, October 19, 201910:30 AM – 12:00 PM PDTCaltrain Station – Downtown San MateoTransit Center WaySan Mateo, CA 94401 Register Online Join me (Esme Cabrera) on an urban tree walk through the most diverse (human and natural) and historic area of San Mateo. OurContinue reading “Urban Tree Walk in North Central San Mateo this Saturday”
Category Archives: Highlight
HANCSM’s Letter to City Council on General Plan Process, 117 signatures!
August 19, 2019Honorable Mayor Diane Papan and Members of the City CouncilCity of San Mateo Dear Mayor Papan and Members of the City Council, The Home Association of North Central San Mateo (HANCSM) is committed to the Vision Statement that our City adopted for its General Plan Update: San Mateo is a vibrant, livable, diverse,Continue reading “HANCSM’s Letter to City Council on General Plan Process, 117 signatures!”
Meet Emmanuel Torres, North Central Artist
HANCSM is excited to profile North Central neighbors that highlight the personal history, talent and stories of our community members. “I have been living here in the Silicon Valley since 2012. I was born and raised in Mexico. I immigrated and started my education here in California when I was 14 years old. It tookContinue reading “Meet Emmanuel Torres, North Central Artist”
Standing for Love in North Central
North Central is the oldest neighborhood in the City of San Mateo, and by far the most ethnically diverse area in San Mateo with many waves of immigrants from Portugal, Japan, Italy, China, and Central America. Our community is a historical treasure. We are home to the multiple schools, businesses, and one of the oldestContinue reading “Standing for Love in North Central”
50th anniversary of the King Center
It was 50 years ago this month that the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Community Center was opened in the North Central neighborhood of San Mateo. Though the King Center and King Park seems to be fully linked to the neighborhood’s fabric, it was almost named something else, according to a history of the centerContinue reading “50th anniversary of the King Center”
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center – 50th Anniversary
You are invited to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center 50th Anniversary Celebration! ✨ Saturday, March 9, 2019 1-4pm Open House 🕐Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center725 Monte Diablo Avenue, CA 94401—2:00pm – Welcome and Ceremonial Address by:• Diane Papan, Mayor of the City of San Mateo• Sheila Canzian, Director of ParksContinue reading “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center – 50th Anniversary”
You are invited to a Day of Remembrance Sat. March 2nd
San Mateo High School and the College of San Mateo Ethnic Studies and History Department invite you to join us on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 1:00 PM, at San Mateo High School’s Multipurpose Room for a “Day of Remembrance.” Please RSVP at: https://bit.ly/2SE7Q5C The Day of Remembrance is an annual ceremony held around February 19th.Continue reading “You are invited to a Day of Remembrance Sat. March 2nd”
Love North Central Wins Outstanding Volunteer Award! Celebrate with us 7 PM Monday at City Hall!
Dear HANCSM community: I’m pleased to announce that your HANCSM Board was selected by the City of San Mateo as one of this year’s “Outstanding Volunteer Honorees” in 2018 for the Love North Central campaign and cleanup event! Of course, while the Board got these efforts started, it wouldn’t have been Outstanding without hundreds of neighborsContinue reading “Love North Central Wins Outstanding Volunteer Award! Celebrate with us 7 PM Monday at City Hall!”
HANCSM Board Nominations – Volunteer Opportunity
Dear HANCSM members: As noted in our bylaws, our upcoming Fall General Meeting (6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 25, at King Center) allows for the nomination and election of new members to the HANCSM Board (click here to meet your 2018 Board!) If you’d like to help plan future general meetings and other projects, suchContinue reading “HANCSM Board Nominations – Volunteer Opportunity”
410 Pledges and 381 volunteers!
The North Central Neighborhood Cleanup was a huge success with 381 volunteers! We want say thank you to the City of San Mateo and all of our neighbors who volunteered! Special appreciation to Mayor Rick Bonilla for presenting the raffle prizes, Deputy Mayor Diane Papan who came with her daughter, SMFCSD Superintendent Dr. Joan Rosas whoContinue reading “410 Pledges and 381 volunteers!”