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Low Risk Activities for Halloween

Posted on October 22, 2020

This Halloween may feel a little different because of COVID-19. But not to worry, there are still plenty of fun, spooky and SAFE ways to celebrate the holiday!

A Night of Community Recognition

Posted on October 15, 2020

At the Wednesday, October 14, 2020 City Council Meeting, the Council was able to recognize several significant events. Mayor Goodwin presented a proclamation in recognition of Italian Heritage and Culture Month. On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, the Town raised the Italian Flag at the Colma Community Center.  Mayor Goodwin and Council Member Fisicaro were present,...

LiveWire – October 2020

Posted on October 1, 2020

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager I’d like to start my article this month by thanking the Colma community for managing through the Covid-19 pandemic, wearing your mask and continuing to practice social distancing. Our hard work is beginning to pay off.  Just last week, San Mateo County was able to move from the Governor’s...

Crime Bulletin – August 2020

Posted on October 1, 2020

Crimes Investigated Vehicle Burglary During the month of August, there were no (0) reports of vehicles being burglarized within the Town of Colma. Stolen Vehicles During the month of August, there was one (1) report of a vehicle being stolen or embezzled within the Town of Colma.  One stolen vehicle was recovered by Colma Police...

El Camino Real Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan

Posted on October 1, 2020

The Town of Colma is preparing a Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Plan for El Camino Real. The plan includes concepts to improve comfort, safety, access, and convenience for people who walk or bike along El Camino Real and increase access to public transportation. Town staff have been working with consultants and a Technical Advisory Committee...
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Drive-Up Wi-Fi – San Mateo Community College District

Posted on September 30, 2020

The San Mateo County Community College District now offers free Wi-Fi access for students at all three campuses. The new “Drive-Up Wi-Fi” service allows students to park in a specially designated parking lot on the campus of their choice, where they can access Wi-Fi to attend online classes or do schoolwork. For more information visit:...

COVID-19 Mobile Testing

Posted on September 25, 2020

Testing provided through Project Baseline by Verily.  Testing is free. You must be 18 or older for a test. You can sign up at the Verily site 72 hours before testing site opens. Results are available in 1–3 days. Individuals who test positive will be contacted by San Mateo County Health. You Must Register Before...
Outdoor Ballot Box at 1198 El Camino Real, Colma

Make Your Plan to Vote!

Posted on September 21, 2020

This year’s election may feel a little different than previous years because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but there are still many ways to cast your ballot easily and safely. The best thing to do is plan ahead! Look into all your options and make a plan for how you will vote for the upcoming election...


Posted on September 15, 2020

Thursday, September 24th at 7:00 p.m. The League of Women Voters of North and Central San Mateo County will be hosting a virtual candidate forum for Candidates for the Town of Colma City Council Race. Please join to learn more about the candidates! If you would like to submit a question for the candidates, please...

Colma PD’s 8 Can’t Wait Policies

Posted on September 10, 2020

We have received many inquiries from the Town of Colma community about our police department’s policies and how they may or may not meet some of the guidelines being advocated for by police reform organizations including #8cantwait, created by police reform group We’ve re-examined our policies and feel that most, if not all, directly...

LiveWire – September 2020

Posted on September 1, 2020

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager I know you have read my previous articles regarding the census, and it’s importance to our community.  Everyone counts and each unaccounted for resident costs the Town of Colma $1,000 per year in Federal funding for the next ten years.  That is why we need every Colma resident...

Coastal Cleanup 2020

Posted on August 28, 2020

Coastal Cleanup 2020 is just around the corner and the environment needs your help now more than ever to pick up litter pollution in September! How and when you can participate are different this year due to COVID-19, but the essential goal of protecting our environment from litter is still the same. Find out how...

Update from Colma PD: Suspect Arrested for Attempted Homicide

Posted on August 24, 2020

MEDIA INFORMATION – PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today’s Date: 8/24/2020                                                          Case Number: C20-0630-02 Type of Incident: Shooting Investigation                 ...

Colma PD Press Release – C20-0804-01

Posted on August 17, 2020

*** Updated on August 18, 2020*** MEDIA INFORMATION – PRESS RELEASE Today’s Date: 08/18/2020                                                          Case Number: C20-0804-01 Type of Incident: Grand Theft Arrest                                    Location of Incident:...
Do Your Part-- Wear a Face Covering

Letter to the Community from Mayor Goodwin

Posted on August 7, 2020

Colma Community, Let me begin by wishing that everyone has remained safe and healthy over the past few months and continues to do so as we make our way through this pandemic.  Never did I think back in March that we would still be in the middle of this outbreak, with businesses continuing to be...

LiveWire – August 2020

Posted on July 31, 2020

City Manager’s Update Brian Dossey, City Manager At the July 8 City Council Meeting, the Council adopted a resolution condemning racism.  Due to recent events in our Country over the past couple of months, communities nationwide have made it clear that Americans are rejecting the status quo, and that we will not stand by idly...

Condemning Racism

Posted on July 23, 2020

On July 8, the City Council unanimously approved a resolution condemning racism. Through this resolution, the City Council affirms its commitment to stand in solidarity with the Black community, condemns racism in all forms and violence against the Black community by law enforcement in particular, and does not tolerate discrimination, racial injustice, or police brutality....

November 3, 2020 Election – Three Council Seats Up for Election

Posted on July 22, 2020

The Town of Colma will hold its next regularly-scheduled municipal election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, which coincides with the Presidential Election. Three Council seats are up for election this year. If you are interested in running for office, please contact the City Clerk at 650.997.8300 or with questions or to schedule an appointment....

Letter to Community from Mayor 07.17.20

Posted on July 17, 2020

July 17, 2020   Colma Community, COVID-19 is still with us, and I urge my fellow residents to not let their guard down. The fatigue is real for all of us, but we have to stay strong and keep wearing our masks, social distancing, and sheltering in place to overcome this pandemic. We are all...

PD Press Release C20-0630-02

Posted on July 1, 2020

MEDIA INFORMATION – PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today’s Date: 7/1/2020                                                          Case Number: C20-0630-02 Type of Incident: Shooting Investigation                               Location of Incident: 1500 block Mission Road Authored By: Sergeant D. Marchetti #C16                            Authorized By: Commander S. Lum #C5 SUMMARY: Colma, CA - On 06/30/20 at approximately 5:12 pm, Colma Police Officers were in the...
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