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Communications and Marketing
Communications, marketing and community engagement are important functions of the City of San Mateo and there are many ways for community members to connect and learn more about what's happening throughout our community.  Explore the different ways you can connect and be "in the know" of all that's happening in San Mateo.

Social Media
The City of San Mateo actively uses Twitter, Facebook, San Mateo Next Door and other social media apps to share information and create dialogue with the community.  Visit our Social Media and App Center to easily connect.
Video offers a creative and compelling way to share information about the people, places and events that make San Mateo a fabulous place to work, live and play.  Our YouTube Channel and partnerships with PenTV and MCTV help the City tell its story to a broad audience.  

San Mateo Best Food
In October 2013 the City of San Mateo was named Best Small Town for Food by Rand McNally in the Rand McNally Best of the Road Competition.  With more than 300 restaurants and food specialty stores featuring food from around the globe, the City has taken full advantage of this award by creating the brand San Mateo Best Food.  We are actively marketing San Mateo as a food and dining destination. Visit San Mateo Best Food to explore our food and dining scene.

Community Engagement
The City of San Mateo wants and encourages all segments of the community to get involved in the decisions being made by City officials.  To make this easier and to provide options for those living and working in San Mateo, the City has established many traditional and non-traditional methods to encourage higher levels of community involvement.  Community workshops, collaborative art projects, events, our monthly Taste and Talk Speaker Series and our online platform San Mateo Town Hall are just a few of the ways the City seeks input from the community.  Participate in any of these methods to start sharing your ideas today.

Media and Bloggers
The City Manager's Office maintains an extensive collection of photos that can be used for publications, stories and articles.  Please direct photo requests and media inquiries to Rebecca Zito by calling (650) 522-7005 or emailing

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