News & Features

CARE in the News - 2008

 

Brown first in decades to go against voters
SFGate, December 24, 2008

 

San Mateo Co. joins suit against Prop 8
Daily News Group, November 19, 2008

 

County no longer issues same-sex marriage licenses
Half Moon Bay Review, November 5, 2008

 

San Mateo County's No on Prop. 8 forces not conceding defeat
insidebayarea.com, November 5, 2008

 

Election Day hastens some same-sex weddings
www.smdailyjournal.com, November 4, 2008

 

Tax breaks help preserve historic properties in Redwood City
mercurynews.com, November 1, 2008

 

Foreclosures drive down property values
abclocal.go.com, October 24, 2008

 

Gay couples rush to wed ahead of Calif. election
MercuryNews.com, October 13, 2008

 

San Mateo County sees spike in homeowners filing for value reassessment
insidebayarea.com, October 9, 2008

 

Owners filing for reassessment ‘Decline in value’ requests increase fivefold
redwoodcitydailynews.com, October 9, 2008

 

More homeowners request reduction in property taxes
mercurynews.com, October 7, 2008

 

Proposition 8 worries San Mateo County residents
InsideBayArea.com, October 05, 2008

 

Wedding, voter fees to increase
Palo Alto Daily News & InsideBayArea.com, September 16, 2008

 

County officials to back gay marriage, oppose Prop. 8
San Mateo Daily Journal, September, 16 2008

 

Same sex couple says I do online
STLtoday.com, August 30 2008

 

Buzz up! Judge puts off ruling on marriage measure
SFGate, August 8, 2008

 

Bay Area Couples Hope 8-8-08 Is Lucky
foxreno.com, August 8, 2008

 

By the numbers, 8-8-08 carries weight as good-luck date
chicagotribune.com, August 8, 2008

 

Thousands to wed on 8/8/08 - 'luckiest day'
SFGate, August 7, 2008

 

California same-sex marriage fight draws big money on both sides
MercuryNews.com, August 1, 2008

 

Ballot description for same-sex marriage measure changed
MercuryNews.com, July 26, 2008

 

San Mateo Booked Up For August 8th Weddings
ktvu.com, July 24, 2008

 

SAN MATEO CO.: COUNTY CHAPEL BOOKED FOR WEDDINGS ON LUCKY DATE
cbs5.com, July 24, 2008

 

Most foreclosures in last 20 years
sfgate.com, July 23, 2008

 

Genentech refunds hits city
The Daily Journal, July 18, 2008

 

Court lets stand initiative on same-sex marriages
MercuryNews.com, July 17, 2008

 

Treasury Acts to Shore Up Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
The New York Times, July 14, 2008

 

U.S. Unveils Plan to Aid Mortgage Giants
washingtonpost.com, July 14, 2008

 

Clerk's error led to huge debt for San Mateo County
InsideBayArea.com, July 8, 2008

 

County to pay for overvaluing land
examiner.com, July 3, 2008

 

Error to cost county $20 million
Burlingamedailynews.com, July 3, 2008

 

Tax roll shows healthy economy
smdailyjournal.com, July 3, 2008

 

Gay rights groups ask California Supreme Court to block initiative banning same-sex marriage
Los Angeles Times, June 21, 2008

 

Same-sex marriages in California: a historic, yet 'subdued' day
MercuryNews.com, June 18, 2008

 

Only A Few Same-Sex Marriages In San Mateo Co.
cbs5.com, June 17, 2008

 

County grants rites
The Daily Journal, June 17, 2008

 

A New Chapter
The Daily Journal, June 17, 2008

 

Boomtime for wedding businesses
The Daily Journal, June 16, 2008

 

California prepares for busy week of same-sex marriages
KansasCity.com, June 14, 2008

 

California clerks prepare for same-sex marriages, enlist volunteers to perform ceremonies
Herald Tribune, June 14, 2008

 

Clerks prepare for busy week of same-sex marriages
MercuryNews.com, June 13, 2008

 

This time, no rush to altar
MercuryNews.com, June 12, 2008

 

Counties ready for gay nuptials
Bay Area Reporter, June 12, 2008

 

Few balk at same-sex vows
MercuryNews.com, June 10, 2008

 

Volunteers ready to help county perform gay marriages
InsideBayArea.com, June 9, 2008

 

No early weddings for same-sex couples
smdailyjournal.com, June 9, 2008

 

O'Brien: Oracle's Larry Ellison doesn't need any more stock
MercuryNews.com, June 7, 2008

 

Tight year ahead for San Mateo schools
smdailyjournal.com, June 6, 2008

 

NCCo gets ready to plug in 'WedCam'
DelawareOnline.com, June 2, 2008

 

Ten states ask California to put same-sex marriage ruling on hold
sfgate.com, May 30, 2008

 

San Mateo County clerk prepares for gay weddings
InsideBayArea.com, May 30, 2008

 

Same-sex weddings rescheduled for June 17
SFGate.com, May 29, 2008

 

Calif: Same-sex marriages OK beginning June 17
MercuryNews.com, May 29, 2008

 

State sets start date for same-sex marriages
Examiner.com, May 29, 2008

 

State OKs same sex marriage
SMDailyJournal.com, May 29, 2008

 

Poll shows growing California support for gay marriage
SFGate.com, May 28, 2008

 

California Majority Backs Gay Marriage; Field Poll director calls results a milestone
SFGate.com, May 28, 2008

 

Gay weddings may come June 14
The Daily Journal, May 27, 2008

 

Battle looms for plan to ban same-sex nuptials
InsideBayArea.com, May 16, 2008

 

Gay marriage opponents file legal request to delay unions until November election
SFGate.com, May 23, 2008

 

Please read the Supreme Court's 'gay marriage' decision
HMBreview.com, May 22, 2008

 

Governor backs same-sex marriage ruling
SFGate.com, May 17, 2008

 

End of gay marriage legal battle means political fight will start anew
MercuryNews.com, May 16, 2008

 

No California gay marriages until mid-June
sfgate.com, May 16, 2008

 

Court says ‘They do’
smdailyjournal.com, May 16, 2008

 

It's best to take a long view of San Mateo County property values
InsideBayArea.com, May 16, 2008

 

Court decision to have impact on same-sex San Mateo residents, including a supervisor
InsideBayArea.com, May 15, 2008

 

Drop in property values keeping tax assessors busy
MercuryNews.com, April 15, 2008

 

Assessors flooded with tax reduction requests
sfgate.com, April 13, 2008

 

DA probes property tax fees
MercuryNews.com, April 8, 2008

 

Readers want reassessment details
SFGate.com, April 6, 2008

 

Life and Death at the Opening Bell
NYTimes.com, April 6, 2008

 

Assessors amenable to lowering home values
sfgate.com, April 3, 2008

 

Oracle chief’s tax rebate hits 11 school districts
smdailyjournal.com, April 2, 2008

 

Herhold: In defense of billionaire's big tax break

MercuryNews.com, March 30, 2008

 

The long run

InsideBayArea.com, March 30, 2008

 

Readers' platform: Assessing Larry Ellison

SFGate.com, March 28, 2008

 

$3 million tax cut on Larry Ellison's estate

SFGate.com, March 27, 2008

 

Oracle CEO wins property tax case

MercuryNews.com, March 27, 2008

 

Oracle's Ellison challenges estate assessment, wins $3 million refund

MercuryNews.com, March 26, 2008

 

Larry Ellison Gets $3M Tax Refund; Screws Local Schools

blog.wired.com, March 26, 2008

 

Ellison wins 60% tax cut on Woodside estate - He will get a $3 million refund; school, town coffers are hit

Almanacnews.com, March 25, 2008

 

Decline on the horizon?

InsideBayArea.com, March 6, 2008

 

Wedding bells ring on Valentine’s Day
Examiner.com, February 15, 2008

 

A first and lasting valentine
The Daily Journal, February 15, 2008

 

County chapel keeps busy on lovers' holiday
InsideBayArea.com, February 15, 2008

 

Love, marriage and Valentine's Day
San Mateo Daily News, February 15, 2008

 

Valentine's Day: 17 couples to be married

The Almanac, February 14, 2008

 

County comes to terms with shrinking budget

The Daily Journal, February 6, 2008

 

Higher fees, stricter rules for passports start this week

MercuryNews.com, January 30, 2008

 

County foreclosure auctions doubling

San Mateo Daily News, January 16, 2008

 

Voting contract changing

San Mateo Daily News, January 8, 2008

 

Sophia, Daniel Most Popular Southbay Baby Names

The Daily Journal, January 8, 2008

 

Sophia, Daniel Most Popular Southbay Baby Names

cbs5.com, January 7, 2008

 

 

2007

 

Stalling home sales could hit city budgets

The Daily Journal, December 3, 2007

 

Pacific Shores deal has possible windfall

Examiner.com, October 15, 2007

 

Kathleen Pender: Bay Area counties trim taxes as home prices fall

San Francisco Chronicle, October 14, 2007

 

Santa Clara County assessor wades into roiling 49ers stadium debate

San Jose Mercury News, October 11, 2007

 

Church gets tax refund; supes nix assessor's ruling

InsideBayArea.com October 5, 2007

 

Tax relief may come with move to county

Contra Costa Times, August 17, 2007

 

County service a full-time job - literally

The Daily Journal, August 1, 2007

 

San Mateo officials warn of property records scam

InsideBayArea.com, June 14, 2007

 

Assessed value bump: $8 billion

Almanacnews.com, June 13, 2007

 

Tax office warns against filing exemption claims for a fee

Philippinenews.com, May 16, 2007

 

San Mateo Assessor Warns Of Property Tax Scam

cbs5.com , May 9, 2007

 

Homeowners FYI: Filing tax exemption is free

InsideBayArea.com , May 9, 2007

 

Homeowner beware: Filing your property tax exemption is free

San Mateo Daily News , May 9, 2007

 

No Valentine Marriage for Same-Sex Couples
The Daily Californian, February 15, 2007

 

County vows to back marriage equality
The Daily Journal, February 15, 2007

 

Gay marriage supporters rally
San Mateo Daily News, February 15, 2007

 

Feb. 14 weddings soar at county chapel
Inside Bay Area, February 15, 2007

 

Some California licensing clerks join gay marriage fight
The Mercury News, February 14, 2007

 

Area V-Day nuptials abound
The Examiner, February 14, 2007

 

County clerk supports same-sex marriage bill
KCBS.com, February 12, 2007

 

County clerk supports same-sex marriage bill
San Mateo Daily Journal, February 5, 2007

 

Isabella and Alexander top county baby names
San Mateo Daily Journal, January 6, 2007

 

Alexander, Isabella top names in '06. Emily, Diego among new to county's top 10
Inside Bay Area, January 6, 2007

 

 

2006

 

Tax estimates lead to school funding shortfalls
The Examiner, June 16, 2006

 

Housing boom fills tax coffers
Inside Bay Area, June 11, 2006

 

County property valuations to begin arriving Saturday
Half Moon Bay Review, June 09, 2006

 

County to take huge cut in tax
The Daily Journal, May 11, 2006

 

Sophia, Daniel top list of baby names
San Mateo County Times, January 28, 2006

 

Sophia, Daniel top baby names in 2005
The Daily Journal, January 21, 2006

 

 

2005

Serving the People First and Foremost: The Slocum Way
The Spectrum, August 29, 2005

 

Restore the state subsidy for county assessor offices
San Jose Mercury News, August 26, 2005

 

Searching for a Home In Atherton, Calif.? Look Out for Googlers
The Wall Street Journal, July 12, 2005

 

Property values up
San Mateo Daily News, June 14, 2005

 

Spike in property values is a boon for local government
Inside Bay Area, June 14, 2005

 

County property assessment jumps 8.75 percent
The Examiner, June 14, 2005

 

Property values up
San Mateo Daily News, June 11, 2005

 

Warren Slocum named to panel setting voting machine standards
The Almanac, February 9, 2005

 

 

1998

Officials attracted to online voting
San Jose Mercury News, August 8, 1998

 

When Speed Counts for Something Quick election results in San Mateo County
San Francisco Chronicle, June 6, 1998

 

How San Mateo County Got Fast Election Returns
San Francisco Chronicle, November 7, 1996

 

 

1996

County Clerk Predicts New Age For Public Efficiency
San Mateo County Times, November 4, 1996

 

No waiting in line in Online County
San Mateo County Times, December 28, 1996